Terms and Conditions

1. Registration

  1. As a volunteer, you must be added to the social media group (WhatsApp) by Project Lead before starting official communication outside of the JPF network.

  2. When you are part of the volunteer group of JPF, you must acknowledge and accept any applicable policies, including but not limited to those pertaining to service quality, confidentiality, integrity, anti-harassment, and conflict of interest.

  3. You will immediately notify JPF’s Project Lead of any misuse of resources during/ after your volunteer hours.

2. Representations and Warranties

You represent and warrant that you will utilize JPF resources solely to perform the volunteering functions for Jnana Prabodhini Foundation Inc.

3. Interactions with Users and Provision of volunteering

As a volunteer providing the volunteering you acknowledge and agree to the following:
JPF makes editorial or managerial decisions concerning, or otherwise exercise control or supervision over your provision of the volunteering. Without limiting the terms of the “Limitation of Liability” section below,


JPF is responsible for the use or exchange of any information, files, or goods between you and users of the PROJECT. Further, JPF controls or are responsible for the truth, accuracy, completeness, safety, timeliness, quality, appropriateness, legality, or applicability of anything said or written by you or users of the PROJECT, including, without limitation, the volunteering provided or other information made available through the PROJECT.
 

  1. You are solely responsible for your interactions with users of the PROJECT. You understand that JPF onboards users of the PROJECT. Your use of the PROJECT and your provision of the volunteering is at your own risk and discretion and you, therefore, agree to take reasonable precautions in all interactions with users of the PROJECT and that you are solely responsible for, and agree to exercise caution, discretion, common sense and judgment in, using the PROJECT or providing the volunteering and disclosing information, including any personal information to users of the PROJECT, the provision of which is not required by your provision of the volunteering.

  2. JPF reserves the right to evaluate your compliance with this Agreement. If you believe that a user of the PROJECT or another volunteer has violated the law or is defrauding, threatening, or otherwise endangering anyone, you should immediately notify JPF, with an email to secretary@jnanaprabodhinifoundation.org for assistance.

  3. You are solely responsible for the content of the communications, assistance, and direction that you provide as part of the volunteering unless directed otherwise by the PROJECT Lead.

  4. You will not record or otherwise store any video session that you provide through the PROJECT unless otherwise stated with a prior consent (via email) from JPF Project Lead/ Officials.

  5. JPF can request the attendees of the session for the video/audio session to be recorded, strictly for documentation purposes. The video/audio will NOT be shared outside the JPF network. Please sign the video consent form along with this document.

  6. You will not use the PROJECT or provide the volunteering in any manner that harasses a user of the PROJECT or another volunteer or could otherwise interfere with any other party's use or enjoyment of the PROJECT. You will respect the privacy of users of the PROJECT and will not use the PROJECT for unwelcome, rude, or abusive communications or in any other disrespectful or detrimental manner, as determined by JPF in its sole discretion.

  7. You will neither invite a user to meet individually in-person/ virtual nor may you provide the volunteering to a user of the PROJECT outside of the PROJECT specified volunteering hours unless directed by the Project Lead.

  8. The appearance of the JPF Volunteers during the session is to reflect the professional nature and quality of the volunteering a volunteer offers.

4. Privacy

You acknowledge and agree that you have reviewed, acknowledge, and agree to
the JPF Privacy Policy, which is available at https://www.jnanaprabodhinifoundation.org/privacy-policy, which policy governs JPF’s collection and use of your “personal information” (as defined in the JPF Privacy Policy and/or applicable law).

5. Limitation of Liability

JPF WILL BE NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOSS OF DATA OR LOSS OF GOODWILL, SERVICE INTERRUPTION, OR FOR ANY DAMAGES FOR PERSONAL OR BODILY INJURY OR EMOTIONAL DISTRESS ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT OR YOUR PROVISION OF THE VOLUNTEERING, OR FROM ANY COMMUNICATIONS, INTERACTIONS OR MEETINGS WITH USERS OF THE PROJECT OR OTHER PERSONS WITH WHOM YOU COMMUNICATE OR INTERACT AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THE PROJECT WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), PRODUCT LIABILITY OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT JPF HAS BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE, EVEN IF A LIMITED REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.

6. Termination

You agree that JPF may terminate the volunteer relationship contemplated by this Agreement termination and you agree that no additional advance notice or fees instead of notice are required in the event of such termination:

  1. at any time without notice, including upon your breach of any of the terms of this Agreement; or

  2. You may terminate this Agreement at any time at your sole discretion upon providing JPF with ten (10) calendar days’ notice of your intention to do so. Upon receipt of such notice, JPF may waive notice in which event this Agreement shall terminate immediately.

7. Miscellaneous

  1. Complete Agreement. There are NO oral representations, understandings, or agreements with JPF or any of its officers, directors, or representatives covering the same subject matter as this Agreement. This Agreement is the final, complete and exclusive statement and expression of the agreement between you and JPF and of all of the terms of this Agreement, and it cannot be varied, contradicted, or supplemented by evidence of any prior or contemporaneous oral or written agreements. This Agreement may not be later modified except by a further writing signed by JPF’s officer, and no term of the Agreement may be waived except by writing signed by the party waiving the benefit of such terms.

  2. The satisfaction of all claims. The terms set out in this Agreement, provided that such terms are satisfied by JPF, are instead of (and not in addition to) and satisfaction of any other claims and entitlements which you have or may have upon the termination of this Agreement and the compliance by JPF with these terms will affect a complete release of JPF from any claims which you may have for whatever reason or cause in connection with this Agreement and the termination of it. In agreeing to the terms set out in this Agreement, you specifically agree to execute and will deliver, upon request, a release if, as, and when requested by Company upon the termination of this Agreement.

  3. Your Understanding. You recognize and agree that you have read and understood this Agreement and that you have received an adequate explanation as to the nature and scope of its contents. You acknowledge and agree that this Agreement entails important obligations and that, if necessary, you have had adequate opportunity to seek independent legal counsel before signing this Agreement.

Last modified: October 2021