Privacy Policy

Last Updated: August 1st, 2019

The use of this Website, is governed by the terms and conditions stated below.  Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using this Website.  By using this Website, you signify your agreement to these Terms of Use.  This site is owned and operated by Jain Society of Metropolitan Washington (JSMW).  JSMW reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify or otherwise alter these terms and conditions at any time.  Such changes and/or modifications shall become effective immediately upon the posting thereof.  You are advised to review the terms and conditions periodically.  Your continued use of the Website following any posting of changes and/or modifications will constitute your acceptance of the revised terms and conditions.

JSMW rarely updates its Terms and Conditions but still we encourage you to review this page periodically.  You can find the last updated date on the top of this page. If you have any queries or concerns about Terms of Use or Terms of Use update, please contact us at or call us at (301) 260-1264.

If you do not agree with these terms and conditions, you must discontinue use of this website.

Our Terms of Use includes:

Copyright © 2016 Jain Society of Metropolitan Washington.  All information, text, logos, images, graphics, site design, software and other content are the copyrighted work and exclusive property of JSMW and are protected by U.S. and international copyright laws.  Any reproduction, modification, distribution, transmission, republication or display of the content on this Website is strictly prohibited.

JSMW hereby authorizes you to use all material published on solely for your own personal, non-commercial or educational use in support of JSMW services.  No other use of the content is authorized.  Any unauthorized use of the materials appearing on this Website may violate copyright, trademark and other applicable laws and could result in criminal or civil penalties. This Website or any portion of this Website may not be duplicated, copied, reproduced, posted to other sites, transmitted, displayed, performed, distributed, rented, sub-licensed, altered, stored by subsequent use, otherwise used in whole or in part in any manner or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose that is not expressly permitted in writing by JSMW.


The trademarks which cover trade names, logos, emblems, slogans and other service marks, displayed on this Website, are the property of JSMW.  These trademarks may be registered in U.S. and other countries.  You are not permitted to use these trademarks in any manner, personally or commercially without the prior written consent of JSMW.  The use of any trademark on this Website is strictly prohibited, except that the news media and news organizations are permitted to download JSMW’s trademarks and logo from specifically designated pages for media and news purposes only, so as to benefit JSMW, and its services and not to promote any other product or service.  The permission granted to the news media and news organizations to use such trademarks and logo may be revoked at any time.  All other trademarks not owned by JSMW that appear on this Website are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by JSMW.

Web Content

The materials on this Website, which may include text, logos, images, graphics, site design, artwork, audio clips, video clips, software and other content, are provided by JSMW for informational purposes only.  By accessing this Website or printing or downloading any content, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set out in this page.  If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not access the Website or print or download any content.

JSMW content may not be transferred, shared, uploaded or electronically transmitted to any other third party or website.  JSMW content cannot be used for any other Marketing, Media, Advertising or other purposes.  All content remains the proprietary property of JSMW.  No transfer of any legal rights is made by providing JSMW content to you on your website.  You may not transmit or transfer any JSMW content or information to any third party.


The Website and its materials are provided on an “As Is” and “As Available” basis without warranties of any kind.  JSMW makes no representation or warranties regarding the accuracy, correctness, completeness, suitability, availability or operation of the Website and the content of the Website.  All the contents of this Website are for general information or use. JSMW is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate content posted on the Website due to any reason or by any person.

JSMW does not warrant that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or other harmful components or that use of this site will be uninterrupted.  JSMW assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access and/or attempt to make unauthorized access available, or alteration of, user and/or Member communications.  Under any circumstances, JSMW will not be responsible for any loss or damage to any persons resulting from anyone’s use of the Website or the service and/or any content posted on or transmitted to JSMW Members.

Acceptable Uses

You may use all informative material available on this Website solely for your own personal, non-commercial or educational use.  You may not harm the Website in any way or otherwise use the Website in any improper manner, including, but not limited to hacking into the site´s systems, spoofing or faking email headers or slowing or stopping the functionality of the site.

You may use this Website either as a registered member or as a site visitor for legitimate purposes only.  In the event you sign up for new account with us, you agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the new account request form.  If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or JSMW suspects, for any reason, that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, JSMW, in its sole discretion, has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the site.

You cannot share or transfer your JSMW Account Login Information with any third party.  You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account information and passwords, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your account.  You agree to (a) immediately notify JSMW of any unauthorized use of your signing in information or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session.  JSMW will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the above given information.


These Terms of Use will be applicable to every visitor of this Website.  Upon breach of any such terms by you, JSMW reserves the right to terminate your account with immediate effect.

Suggestions & Comments

Please note that any information, materials, suggestions, ideas or comments submitted to JSMW shall be deemed not confidential.  You hereby grant JSMW an irrevocable and unrestricted license to use, modify, reproduce, transmit, display and distribute such information, materials, suggestions, ideas or comments for any purpose whatsoever.

Links to Other Websites or Third Party Sites

This Website may contain links to other Websites that are operated and maintained by third parties.  Any such links are solely provided for the convenience of the users of JSMW.  These third party sites are not under the control of JSMW and we do not monitor or review the content of such sites.  Access to such websites is at your own risk and JSMW is not responsible for the accuracy or reliability of information, data, opinions, advice or statements made on such sites.  JSMW will not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with the use of or reliance on any such content, products or services available on such other sites.

Other Terms

If any of these Terms of Use is unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that term shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining terms.  These terms of use constitute the entire agreement between JSMW and you relating to the subject matter herein.  JSMW shall have the right to change or modify these terms of use at any time.


You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless, JSMW, its affiliates, Board of Trustees, Executive Committee, volunteers, representatives, and third party providers to the Website from and against all losses, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation of this agreement by you.  JSMW reserves the right to assume, at its sole expense, the exclusive defense and control of any matter subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with JSMW in asserting any available defenses.

Jurisdiction and Governing Law

This Website is controlled and operated by JSMW from its office in the State of Maryland, United States of America and in conjunction with our Website Licensors and third party service providers.  This Website can be accessed from other locations.  By accessing this Website, you agree that these Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Maryland, without giving effect to its conflicts of law principles.  You also consent to personal jurisdiction in Montgomery County and State of Maryland for any dispute arising here under. No software from this Website may be downloaded, exported or re-exported in violation of any law including, without limitation, to countries that are subject to U.S. export restrictions.

Contact Information

Please contact JSMW for information or permission to use JSMW’s intellectual property.  If you have any queries or suggestions about our Terms of Use, please feel free to contact us at:

Jain Society of Metropolitan Washington (JSMW)

1021 Briggs Chaney Rd
Silver Spring, MD 20905
Tel: (301) 236-4466