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A user is bound to follow the terms which would take effect as he/she first uses it. A user not following terms is advised not to use or contribute to the timesofislamabad.com
Times of Islamabad has full authority to bring changes in its terms from time to time. As a user, you are advised to review terms of The Times of Islamabad.

Use of timesofislamabad.com:

As a user, you are bound to abide by code of ethics of the Times of Islamabad like you will use this site for legitimate ends and would take extra care while using the site to make sure that anything on your part does not shrink space for someone else to express his/her opinion or be active user of the site.

Users are asked not to harass, cause distress or inconvenience to any person, transmit obscene or offensive content and disrupt interaction going among users through any uncalled attitude.

Intellectual Property:

All copyright, trademarks, design rights, patents and other intellectual property rights (registered or unregistered) in and on this website and all content (including all applications) of the website shall remain vested in Times of Islamabad (Pvt) Ltd.

You shall not copy, reproduce, republish, disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public, or otherwise use the content of this website in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use. You shall not adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any content of this website except for your own personal, non-commercial use.

Any other use of the content of this website requires the prior written permission of Times of Islamabad.
The names, images and logos identifying Times of Islamabad or third parties and their products and services are subject to copyright, design rights and trademarks of  Times of Islamabad and/or third parties.

Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring any license or right to use any intellectual property of Times of Islamabad or any other third party.
Contributions to Times of Islamabad:

As a contributor to Times of Islamabad, no matter which way you contribute like through text, photograph, graphics, video or audio, you give free license to Times of Islamabad to use the material in any way it wants without any restriction.

Times of Islamabad can modify and adapt the material for Times of Islamabad services in any media world.

Copyright in your contribution will remain with you and this permission is not exclusive, so you can continue to use the material in any way including allowing others to use it.

As a contributor, you make sure that your contributed material is your original work and is not defamatory or breaching any Pakistani laws. Also, once you send material to Times of Islamabad, you permit us to use it for the purposes highlighted above.

Times of Islamabad will show your name with your contributions unless you ask yourself not to do so.  Times of Islamabad may contact you later on for administration or verification purposes vis-à-vis your contribution.

Times of Islamabad cautions its contributors not to endanger themselves or others by taking unnecessary risks or breaking any laws in order to create content you are going to share with the daily.

Times of Islamabad community:

Times of Islamabad has a community of its users. In order to become a part the community, you need to register with www.timesofislamabad.com  Users’ personal information will be dealt according to our privacy policy.

Here are some of rules for anyone wishing to be an active member of Times of Islamabad community that needs to be observed:

1.Users are not supposed to show abusive behavior or share offensive material.
2.User is not supposed to disseminate unlawful or objectionable content.
3.Spamming or off-topic material should be avoided.
4.Users should abstain from advertising or promoting.
5.Users should avoid inappropriate user names.
6.Users should not misuse the complaints facility.
7.Users should contribute their original work.
8.Users should register themselves with their valid personal email addresses.
9.Users should avoid having multiple logins.
10.Users should avoid pretending to be a Pakistani user when they are not, or attempting to disrupt any service in any way

Breach of Rules:

If Times of Islamabad comes to know about breach of its rules by any of it users, it will take cognizance of the breach and will take every possible step to stop the rule from being breached again. Moreover, in case of a breach on the part of a user, we reserves the right to delete any of his/her contribution and can take action against any of its users for breaching of its rule, without highlighting the reason for such action.

For users under 18:

Minors need to get the permission of either their parents or guardians before subscribing to our community or contributing any piece of writing for publication.

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Major chuck of what is posted in Times of Islamabad community pages comes from public, so views expressed in these pages may not be reflective of what we stand for.  We are not responsible for any content posted by members of the public on timesofislamabad.com

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