Terms of Use

 1. Acceptance of Terms of Use.

Thank you for visiting the SantaBanta.com Web site (the "Site"). Access to the Site is offered to you by SantaBanta.com, ("SantaBanta.com") subject to your acceptance of these Terms of Use. Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using or registering for the Site, as your use of the Site will constitute your agreement to be legally bound by and to comply with these Terms of Use.

 2. Description of the Site.

SantaBanta.com will create, produce, and bring original Jokes, Humorous Stories and visuals from around the world with a special emphasis on North Indian (Punjabi) Jokes and Humor.

 3. Access and Registration.

In order to use the Site, you need the equipment necessary to connect to the World Wide Web ("WWW"), and the connection necessary to access the WWW. You are responsible for any fees associated with such connection or access (such as those charged by an Internet Service Provider (ISP) or telephone company). In order to make a purchase at the Site or take advantage of some of the services and interactive features offered at the Site, you will need to register with SantaBanta.com. You agree that if you choose to register, you will: (a) provide accurate and complete information when prompted to do so by any registration form, and (b) maintain and update such information so it remains accurate and complete.

 4. Privacy.

Your privacy is important to Santabanta.com. All information gathered from you in connection with your use of Site will be governed by the provisions of the Santabanta.com Privacy Policy, which are incorporated into these Terms of Use by this reference.

 5.Intellectual Property and Rights to Access Site.

5.1 Ownership. SantaBanta.com is the exclusive owner and proprietor of the Site. The Site Content and Code are owned by SantaBanta.com and/or its licensors and are protected by applicable domestic and international copyright and other intellectual property and proprietary rights and laws, and are offered to you, as they exist on the Site, for limited use pursuant to these Terms of Use. As used herein, "Content" means any and all human readable audio and/or visual elements of this Site, including without limitation, any text, graphics, images, illustrations, photographs animation, video/audio or audiovisual works, designs or logos, information, and other content made available through the Site. "Code" means any and all underlying elements of this Site, including without limitation source code, script, object code, software, computer programs, and other sets of statements or instructions contained in or underlying the Site. You shall not copy, distribute, publish, perform, modify download, transmit, transfer, sell, or license, create derivative works from or based on, publicly display, frame, link, or in any other way exploit any of the Content or Code, in whole or in part, without the prior written permission of SantaBanta.com or the respective copyright holder.

5.2 Permitted Use. SantaBanta.com grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right and license to access and use this Site for your personal, non-commercial and recreational or informational purposes. You may view and privately display the Site Content on one computer, and you may cache pages of the Site for the sole purpose of increasing the speed and efficiency with which you view the Site. Except as expressly stated above, you are not conveyed any right or license by implication, estoppels, or otherwise in or under any patent, trademark, copyright, or proprietary right of SantaBanta.com or any third party. This license is limited to personal use only. No business entity is licensed to use this Site for any purpose.

5.3 Copyright Complaint. If you feel that any Content on the Site infringes your copyrights, you may contact SantaBanta.com's copyright agent at the following address: (a) Electronic mail (e-mail) must be sent to santabanta@santabanta.in (b) Mail and courier deliveries must be sent to:

SANTABANTA.COM LIMITED
# 317-318, 1st Floor, Sector 35-B,
Chandigarh - 160035 India.
Ph :+91-172-4551100
Fax :+91-172-2664123


Please be sure to include the following information: (a) a description of the copyrighted work you allege is being infringed upon (and registration information if such work is registered with the copyright office); (b) the location (including URL addresses where possible) of the allegedly infringing material on the Site, (c) your signature (digital or hard-copy), (d) your address, telephone number, and e-mail address, and (e) a statement (notarized if possible and made under penalty of perjury that): (i) you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf; (ii) you believe in good faith that the rights of the copyright owner are being infringed, and that the uses of the allegedly infringing material are not authorized (either by the copyright owner, its agents, or applicable law).

5.4 Trademark Notices. SantaBanta.com is a registered trademark of SantaBanta.com Limited. All other trademarks, service marks, trade names and logos contained in the Site are the property of their respective owners.

 6. Posting Materials to the Site.

As used in these Terms of Use, "Your Posted Material" means any information, messages, e-mails postings, on-line discussions, literary works, or other text, drawings, illustrations or images, films, graphics, images, photographs, animation, audiovisual works, recordings, digital content designs, logos, or other copyrightable work or non-copyrightable idea, expression, or communication, regardless of whether you authored or created such work or communication, which you cause to be posted to, submitted to, or in any way transmitted via, the Site. You agree that none of Your Posted Material will contain information or content that (a) infringes any intellectual property right or other proprietary right of any third party; (b) reveals trade secrets or any information which you have agreed, expressly or impliedly, to keep confidential; (c) is obscene, indecent, defamatory, abusive, or otherwise objectionable; (d) contains a virus, Trojan horse, time bomb, cancelbot, or any other computer programming or materials that are intended to intercept information or damage or detrimentally interfere with the Site or its security; or (e) violates any applicable law. Additionally, you agree that none of Your Posted Material will contain information or content that: (i) contains or constitutes commercial advertising, solicitation, informational announcements, or political tracts; (ii) constitutes, contains, or encourages "make-money fast" type messages, "chain letters" or "pyramid schemes" of any type; (iii) contains false or misleading information; (iv) is purportedly sent from a person other than yourself (e.g., impersonation of another person or user); (v) with respect to "chat rooms" or other mechanism for real time dialogue between users, disrupts the normal flow of dialogue, or posts comments that are not related to the topic being discussed (unless it is clear that the discussion is free-form), or (vi) otherwise interferes with other users' enjoyment of the Site.

 7. License to Your Posted Material.

You hereby grant to SantaBanta.com the royalty-free, non-exclusive, transferable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, creative derivative works of, publish, translate, distribute, sell, perform, display, and otherwise exploit Your Posted Material alone or as part of other works, throughout the universe, in all forms of media or technology whether now known or later developed. You represent and warrant to SantaBanta.com that: (a) you have the full and unrestricted right to grant such rights to Your Posted Material, and (b) SantaBanta.com's exercise of its rights granted by you hereunder shall not infringe upon any copyright or other intellectual property right or any proprietary right of any third party. SantaBanta.com assumes no liability for any of Your Posted Material or any other Content posted to the Site by a third party. SantaBanta.com shall have the right, but not the obligation to remove any of Your Posted Material from the Site that fails to comply with these Terms of Use.

 8. User Conduct.

In addition to the restrictions on Your Posted Material, by using this Site, you agree you will not: (a) reproduce, copy, distribute, or perform by any means, method, or process now known or later developed any of the audiovisual works or other works made available on or through the Site, without the express authorization of the copyright holder in such work; (b) disrupt or interfere with the security of the Site or any Code or hardware used in connection with the Site, (c) use or attempt to use another's account on the Site, (d) mislead others about your identity, (e) use any automated means to access the Site or collect any information from the Site (including without limitation robots, spiders or scripts), (f) frame the Site, place pop-up windows over its pages, or otherwise affect the display of the Site pages, or (g) use any meta tags or other "hidden text" utilizing a SantaBanta.com name, trademark, or product or service name. In addition, you agree that you will comply with all applicable laws that relate to your use of or activities on the Site.

 9. Submissions.

You agree that any submissions, including but not limited to ideas, comments, suggestions, plans, notes, questions, drawings, original or creative materials or other information, provided by you to SantaBanta.com in the form of e-mail or submissions are non-confidential and shall become the sole property of SantaBanta.com. SantaBanta.com shall own exclusive rights, including all intellectual property rights, and shall be entitled to the unrestricted use of these materials for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to you. The submission of any materials to SantaBanta.com will irrevocably waive any and all "moral rights" in such materials, including the rights of paternity and integrity.

 10.Changes to Site.

SantaBanta.com may modify, suspend or discontinue any portion or service of the Site at any time, with or without notice. The Site is currently accessible to users without charge, however SantaBanta.com reserves the right to charge for one or more portions of the Site in the future. (SantaBanta.com will notify you of any fees associated with any portion of the Site, and require you to subscribe to such portion of the Site, prior to charging you any fees.)

 11. Modifications to Terms of Use; Additional Terms.

SantaBanta.com reserves the right to modify the Terms of Use at any time. Any modifications shall be effective upon the earlier of the posting by SantaBanta.com of the modified Terms of Use at the following URL URL http://www.Santabanta.com, or direct e-mail notification of the changes to you. You agree to review these Terms of Use periodically so that you are aware of any modifications. Your continued use or membership of the Site shall be deemed your acceptance of the modified Terms of Use. You agree that the above-listed standards for notice of changes are reasonable. Certain services offered by SantaBanta.com (e.g. free e-mail) are done in conjunction with third parties and have different or supplemental terms of use applicable to such service. Please be sure to read any different or supplemental terms that appear when enrolling for a particular service. To the extent such different or supplemental terms conflict with these Terms of Use, the different or supplemental terms applicable to the service for which you are signing up will control. In addition, SantaBanta.com may offer you additional services or features at the Site via addenda that supplement (but do not replace) these Terms of Use. If you agree to such addenda (by clicking the appropriate button), the terms and conditions contained in such addenda will be incorporated into these Terms of Use.

 12. Failure to Comply with Terms of Use.

You acknowledge and agree that SantaBanta.com may suspend or terminate your membership account and/or deny you access to, use of, or submission of Your Posted Materials for, all or part of the Site, without prior notice, if you engage in any conduct that SantaBanta.com believes, in its sole discretion: a) violates any term or provision of these Terms of Use, (b) violates the rights of SantaBanta.com or third parties, (c) or is otherwise inappropriate for continued access and use of the Site. In addition, SantaBanta.com reserves the right to terminate inactive membership accounts. You agree that upon termination, we may delete all information related to your account and may bar your access to your account and the Site.

 13. Links

This Site may contain hyperlinks, references and Information gathered from third party Internet sites that SantaBanta.com does not own or operate. Such hyperlinks are provided for your reference and information only. SantaBanta.com makes no warranties or representations regarding the availability of, or the content located on or through, such sites. SantaBanta.com does not endorse, sponsor, or review he content contained at the sites to which hyperlinks on SantaBanta.com web sites are directed, nor does SantaBanta.com represent that such sites are appropriate for children, in compliance with laws, or are what they purport to be. Accordingly, SantaBanta.com does not accept any responsibility or liability for content contained at such sites.

 14. Security.

Although SantaBanta.com intends to use reasonable security measures with respect to the Site, as with any on-line or electronic communication or interaction, there is an inherent risk involved in transmitting any information via the Internet. SantaBanta.com does not and cannot guarantee that its system is free from hackers or viruses or that information provided by users to SantaBanta.com will not be stolen or otherwise surreptitiously obtained. You hereby acknowledge and understand that such risk is inherent in interacting with any website, including this Site, and take full responsibility for any harm, danger or damage that ensues due to any such breach in security.

 15. Termination.

You may discontinue your participation in and access to the Site at any time. These Terms of Use will continue to apply to all past use of the Site by you, even if you are no longer using it.

 16. Disclaimer.

This site, including without limitation, the content, code, and other materials contained in or accessible through this site are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. SantaBanta.com disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, and non-infringement with respect to all such materials. SantaBanta.com does not make any warranty that this site or its content, products or services will meet your requirements, or that the site, code or content will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free. SantaBanta.com does not make any warranty concerning the accuracy of the information contained on the site, any products available for purchase on the site, or the visual or sound quality of any audio, visual or audiovisual materials offered on or presented through this site. SantaBanta.com does not represent or warrant that this site or its server(s) are free of viruses or other harmful components. Reference to any products, services, processes, or other information, by trade name, trademark, manufacturer, supplier, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation thereof by santabanta.com. Some states do not allow the limitation or exclusion of certain warranties or conditions, so the above exclusions may not apply to you.

 17. Limitation of Liability.

You understand that in no event will santabanta.com or its offices, directors, shareholders, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents or licensors be liable for any consequential, indirect, incidental, special or punitive damages, whether in an action under contract, negligence or any other theory, arising out of: (a) your use or inability to use the site, (b) your reliance on any content, or (c) any goods or sites advertised on the site; even if santabanta.com or any related party has been advised of the possibility of such damages. In no event will santabanta.com or its offices, directors, shareholders, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents or licensors be liable to any damages.

 18. Indemnification.

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless SantaBanta.com and its officers, directors, employees, shareholders, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, agents, consultants and licensors from any and all third party claims, liability, damages and/or costs (including but not limited to reasonable attorneys' fees) arising from: (a) your failure to comply with these Terms of Use, (b) your infringement or violation of any intellectual property or other right of a third party, (c) Your Posted Materials, or (d) your violation of any applicable law.

 19. Applicable Law.

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to its conflict of laws provisions. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to these Terms of Use or your use of the Site shall be filed only in the Superior Court of Los Angeles County, or the United States District Court for the Southern District of California, and you hereby irrevocably and unconditionally consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts over any suit, action or proceeding arising out of or related to these Terms of User or your use of the Site.

 20. Notice.

Notices by SantaBanta.com to you may be given by means of a general posting at the Site. Notices (including questions, complaints, or legal notices) by you may be given by e-mail messages or conventional mail, as follows: (a) Electronic mail (e-mail) must be sent to: santabanta@santabanta.in (b) Mail and courier deliveries must be sent to:

SANTABANTA.COM LIMITED
# 317-318, 1st Floor, Sector 35-B,
Chandigarh - 160035 India.
Ph :+91-172-4551100
Fax :+91-172-2664123


 22. Miscellaneous.

These Terms of Use (and any addenda or statements expressly incorporated into these Terms of Use that you enter into) constitute the entire agreement between you and SantaBanta.com with respect to your use of and access to the Site, and these Terms of Use replace all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding your use of and access to the Site. If any provision of these Terms of Use is found invalid or unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent possible, and the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect. The failure by SantaBanta.com to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of these Terms of Use will not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right of SantaBanta.com. These Terms of Use will inure to the benefit of SantaBanta.com and its successors and assigns.