OPA Terms and Conditions

Students


  1. This website (OPA Service) is a free of charge service being provided to school students who subscribe to it (hereinafter referred to as Student Users)to provide information about the environment. This website is meant to be used purely for informative and educational purposes, and should not be used as a reference or a source for any other activities or purposes whatsoever. WWF-India will not be liable or responsible for any unauthorised use of the information, text, images, videos, links, or any form of electronic data (together referred to as Data) contained within this website.
  2. Student User accounts are only meant for use by bonafide school students; any Student User account made by any person who is not a student as per these terms may be deleted at the sole option of WWF-India.
  3. While all efforts are made to include only correct and accurate Data within this website, WWF-India is not responsible for the veracity or the accuracy of this Data. Student Users and all others are advised not to rely on this information for any purpose; it would be advisable for Student Users and all others to run their own checks for the veracity and the accuracy of the Data being provided on the website.
  4. All maps used in this website, including, but not limited to, all maps of India are not accurate and are not to scale. The boundaries of India used in all maps within this website are simply indicative and are used purely for illustrative purposes and are not meant to be geographically accurate. The Student User and all readers are advised to not rely on the maps as represented within this website. WWF-India will not be liable or responsible for any errors contained in maps, including, but not limited to, maps of India, used within this website.
  5. WWF-India will be running certain competitions and events on the website from time to time (together Online Events). Student Users who perform well on these Online Events will be recognised on the website in a virtual Hall of Fame.The Student Users will be inducted into the Hall of Fame based on their performance in these Online Events. The name of the Student User, their class, and the name of their school will be displayed in the Hall of Fame page; which will also be accessible by the all users of, and visitors to, the OPA Service.
  6. The use of human imagery, including pictures, diagrams, drawings, or any other visual representation in any form (together Human Imagery), is not meant to be specific and is used simply for illustrative and representative purposes only. WWF-India will not be liable or responsible for any use of Human Imagery used within this website.
  7. WWF-India may ask for online submissions from Student Users, including, but not limited to, text, photographs, and videos, (jointly referred to as Submitted Data) and may require such Student Users to relinquish their rights over such Submitted Data, including any and all intellectual property rights as well as any commercial claims the Student User may have over such Submitted Data.
  8. While Student Users may feel encouraged to undertake certain outdoor activities after going through the website, WWF-India encourages and asks all Student Users and all other readers to take all due care while undertaking such activities. WWF-India asks all Student Users and all other readers to not undertake any activity mentioned on the OPA Service without ensuring a high standard of care while undertaking such activity. WWF-India asks Student Users and all other readers to not undertake any activity if a high standard of care cannot be ensured and maintained during the activity.
  9. WWF-India asks that all minors (including Student Users and other readers) be accompanied by their parents, or legal guardians, or any other adult appointed by their parents or legal guardians while undertaking any activity as suggested on the website, and to not undertake any such activity without proper supervision. The Student Users and all other readers agree to waive, release, and discharge WWF-India from any and all liability, including but not limited to, liability arising from the negligence or fault of WWF-India, for the death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft, or actions of any kind which may hereafter occur to the Student Users and all other readers and persons accompanying the Student Users and any other reader while choosing to engage in any activities as mentioned in the OPA Service.
  10. All disputes shall be settled under the jurisdiction of New Delhi.



Teachers


  1. This website (OPA Service) is a free of charge service being provided to school teachers who subscribe to it (hereinafter referred to as Teacher Users) to provide information about the environment. This website is meant to be used purely for informative and educational purposes, and should not be used as a reference or a source for any other activities or purposes whatsoever. WWF-India will not be liable or responsible for any unauthorised use of the information, text, images, videos, links, or any form of electronic data (together referred to as Data) contained within this website.
  2. Teacher User accounts are only meant for use by bonafide school teachers; any Teacher User account made by any person who is not a teacher as per these terms may be deleted at the sole option of WWF-India.
  3. While all efforts are made to include only correct and accurate Data within this website, WWF-India is not responsible for the veracity or the accuracy of this Data. Teacher Users and all others are advised not to rely on this information for any purpose; it would be advisable for Teacher Users and all others to run their own checks for the veracity and the accuracy of the Data being provided on the website.
  4. All maps used in this website, including, but not limited to, all maps of India are not accurate and are not to scale. The boundaries of India used in all maps within this website are simply indicative and are used purely for illustrative purposes and are not meant to be geographically accurate. The Teacher User and all readers are advised to not rely on the maps as represented within this website. WWF-India will not be liable or responsible for any errors contained in maps, including, but not limited to, maps of India, used within this website.
  5. The use of human imagery, including pictures, diagrams, drawings, or any other visual representation in any form (together Human Imagery), is not meant to be specific and is used simply for illustrative and representative purposes only. WWF-India will not be liable or responsible for any use of Human Imagery used within this website.
  6. WWF India will host discussion forums for Teacher Users on the OPA Service. The Teacher Users will participate in a discussion initiated by WWF-India. Teacher Users will have the provision to respond in text, to paste links, and upload pictures in their comments and responses (Comments). The Comments can be reported as abuse by other users, and WWF-India retains the sole right to remove them from the OPA Service. WWF India may, at its sole option, also deactivate the account of any Teacher User found to be posting irrelevant, unnecessary, or offensive Comments and ban such Teacher User from all future use and interaction on the OPA Service.
  7. WWF-India may ask for online submissions from Teacher Users, including, but not limited to, text, photographs, and videos, (jointly referred to as Submitted Data) and shall require such Teacher Users to relinquish all their rights over such Submitted Data, including any and all intellectual property rights as well as any commercial claims the Teacher User may have over such Submitted Data. WWF-India requires such Teacher Users to relinquish all their rights over such Submitted Data, including any and all intellectual property rights as well as any commercial claims the Teacher User may have over such Submitted Data. All rights over Submitted Data, including but not limited to, intellectual property rights, stand transferred to WWF-India for it’s exclusive usage the moment they are shared with WWF-India under the OPA Platform. WWF-India shall have the full rights to use, resue, at any point of time, over the internet, in print or in any other form, the Submitted Data, and the Teacher User submitting the data shall not retain any rights whatsoever over such Submitted Data.
  8. While Teacher Users may feel encouraged to undertake certain outdoor activities after going through the website, WWF-India encourages and asks all Teacher Users and all other readers to take all due care while undertaking such activities. WWF-India asks all Teacher Users and all other readers to not undertake any activity mentioned on the OPA Service without ensuring a high standard of care while undertaking such activity. WWF-India asks Teacher Users and all other readers to not undertake any activity if a high standard of care cannot be ensured and maintained during the activity.
  9. WWF-India asks that Teacher Users ensure that all minors taken for outdoor trips (including Student Users and any other minors who may be accompanying the Teacher Users) be accompanied by responsible adults appointed by the school; failing this WWF India asks Teacher Users to ensure that minors are accompanied bytheir parents, or legal guardians, or any other adult appointed by their parents or legal guardians while undertaking any activity as suggested on the website, and to not undertake any such activity without proper supervision. The Teacher Users and all other readers agree to waive, release, and discharge WWF-India from any and all liability, including but not limited to, liability arising from the negligence or fault of WWF-India, for the death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft, or actions of any kind which may hereafter occur to the Teacher Users, other readers and any persons accompanying the Teacher Users and any other reader while choosing to engage in any activities as mentioned on the OPA Service.
  10. All disputes shall be settled under the jurisdiction of New Delhi.



Schools


  1. This website (OPA Service) is a free of charge service being provided to schools who subscribe to it, and who may designate, at their potion persons to run and operate the account (hereinafter referred to as School User or School Users as the context may require),to provide information about the environment. This website is meant to be used purely for informative and educational purposes, and should not be used as a reference or a source for any other activities or purposes whatsoever. WWF-India will not be liable or responsible for any unauthorised use of the information, text, images, videos, links, or any form of electronic data (together referred to as Data) contained within this website.
  2. School User accounts are only meant for use by bonafide schools; any School User account made by any person who is not authorised by a school to open and operate the account, as per these terms, may be deleted at the sole option of WWF-India.
  3. While all efforts are made to include only correct and accurate Data within this website, WWF-India is not responsible for the veracity or the accuracy of this Data. School Users and all others are advised not to rely on this information for any purpose; it would be advisable for School Users and all others to run their own checks for the veracity and the accuracy of the Data being provided on the website.
  4. All maps used in this website, including, but not limited to, all maps of India are not accurate and are not to scale. The boundaries of India used in all maps within this website are simply indicative and are used purely for illustrative purposes and are not meant to be geographically accurate. School Users and all readers are advised to not rely on the maps as represented within this website. WWF-India will not be liable or responsible for any errors contained in maps, including, but not limited to, maps of India, used within this website.
  5. The use of human imagery, including pictures, diagrams, drawings, or any other visual representation in any form (together Human Imagery), is not meant to be specific and is used simply for illustrative and representative purposes only. WWF-India will not be liable or responsible for any use of Human Imagery used within this website.
  6. WWF India will host discussion forums for Teacher Users on the OPA Service. The Teacher Users will participate in a discussion initiated by WWF-India. Teacher Users will have the provision to respond in text, to paste links, and upload pictures in their comments and responses (Comments). The Comments can be reported as abuse by other users, and WWF-India retains the sole right to remove them from the OPA Service. WWF India may, at its sole option, also deactivate the account of any Teacher User found to be posting irrelevant, unnecessary, or offensive Comments and ban such Teacher User from all future use and interaction on the OPA Service.
  7. As part of their membership of the OPA Service, School Users are required to participate in the Awareness and Conservation Action Plan (ACAP), as provided to them on the OPA Service. In order to enable School Users to build a portfolio of participation in the ACAP, WWF-India gives School Users the right to upload Data in the form of text, as well as images and videos in support of their actions in furtherance of the ACAP and its goals (such data is jointly referred to as Submitted Data).
  8. This Submitted Data may include Data relating to, among other things, the School Users’ electricity and water bills, student involvement, and any other Data relevant to the ACAPs. WWF-India requires such School Users to relinquish all their rights over such Submitted Data, including any and all intellectual property rights as well as any commercial claims the School User may have over such Submitted Data. All rights over Submitted Data, including but not limited to, intellectual property rights, stand transferred to WWF-India for it’s exclusive usage the moment they are shared with WWF-India under the OPA Platform. WWF-India shall have the full rights to use, resue, at any point of time, over the internet, in print or in any other form, the Submitted Data, and the School User submitting the data shall not retain any rights whatsoever over such Submitted Data.
  9. While School Users may feel encouraged to undertake certain outdoor activities after going through the website, WWF-India encourages and asks all School Users and all other readers to take all due care while undertaking such activities. WWF-India asks all School Users and all other readers to not undertake any activity mentioned on the OPA Service without ensuring a high standard of care while undertaking such activity. WWF-India asks School Users and all other readers to not undertake any activity if a high standard of care cannot be ensured and maintained during the activity.
  10. WWF-India asks thatSchool Users ensure that all minors taken for outdoor trips (including Student Users and any other minors who may be participating as part of the School User’s involvement in outdoor activities) be accompanied by responsible adults appointed by the school; failing this WWF India asks School Users to ensure that minors are accompanied bytheir parents, or legal guardians, or any other adult appointed by their parents or legal guardians while undertaking any activity as suggested on the OPA Service, and to not undertake any such activity without proper supervision. The School Users and all other readers agree to waive, release, and discharge WWF-India from any and all liability, including but not limited to, liability arising from the negligence or fault of WWF-India, for the death, disability, personal injury, property damage, property theft, or actions of any kind which may hereafter occur to the School Users, other readers and any persons accompanying the School Users, including Student Users, students and other minors, and any other reader while choosing to engage in any activities as mentioned on the OPA Service.
  11. All disputes shall be settled under the jurisdiction of New Delhi.
Last modified: Monday, 18 September 2017, 9:52 AM