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Terms and Conditions:

The following Terms and Conditions pertain to the usage of the Linguistic Society of India (LSI) website at '' and its associated web pages. By accessing or using the LSI website, you agree to abide by these Terms and Conditions. This includes compliance with the LSI's Privacy Policy, any additional guidelines, rules, terms, or disclaimers that may be posted and updated on the site. If you do not consent to these Terms and Conditions, kindly refrain from using the website.

Furthermore, these Terms and Conditions may be modified or supplemented periodically. Any such changes will be displayed on the website, and they shall become effective immediately. Your continued use of the LSI website signifies your acceptance of the prevailing 'Terms and Conditions' on the date of access.

Use of Website:

All content available on the LSI website, including text, Journals, Articles, and other information, is owned by the Linguistic Society of India and protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws of India.

Except as provided in any additional terms for a service, you may print, take screenshots, or download content from the LSI website for personal and non-commercial use, provided you retain all copyright and proprietary notices and obtain prior permission from LSI.

You are prohibited from copying, distributing, modifying, publishing, reproducing, storing, translating, or creating derivative works of the website's content, selling, licensing, or renting any part of the content to anyone without prior permission from LSI, except as permitted under the Terms and Conditions or relevant license or subscription agreement by LSI.

Unauthorized attempts to derive source code, disassemble, or translate any software on the website without written permission from LSI are strictly prohibited and may result in legal action. Any systematic retrieval of content from the website to create a collection or database without prior written permission from the Linguistic Society of India is not allowed. Unapproved attempts to gain access to any portion or feature of the website or its services are strictly prohibited and subject to legal action.

You are not permitted to engage in promotional activities or solicit other website users to use services without prior approval from LSI. The website's services shall not be used to conduct any business or activity prohibited by law. Downloading and redistributing public information or shareware for personal gain is prohibited and may lead to legal action.

Content provided to LSI:

LSI acknowledges that it does not claim ownership of any content, source, application, or other material submitted by users or third parties through its website, including feedback, suggestions, blogs, comments, message boards, etc. LSI shall not be responsible for the content's accuracy, authenticity, verification, or compliance with applicable laws, rules, or regulations if it does not own the content. However, by submitting content, you grant LSI a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, non-exclusive right and license to publish, post, reformat, index, archive, and use such submissions for research and knowledge purposes.

LSI is not obligated to display or use any submission provided by users and may remove any submission at its sole discretion. By submitting content, you also warrant that you own or control all rights to the submission, including the rights necessary for granting the permission specified above.

LSI reserves the right to monitor submissions or information for compliance with these Terms and Conditions and any operating rules established by LSI to satisfy any law or regulation.

You agree not to use, publish, or distribute any illegal, defamatory, abusive, hateful, pornographic, threatening, or vulgar information, including software or other content containing errors, viruses, or harmful components, or any content that violates the rights of others. LSI may exercise editorial control over the content of its services.


The services available on the LSI website may contain links to third-party sites or resources that are not affiliated with LSI. LSI does not endorse and is not responsible for any content, advertising, products, resources, or materials available on or from external sites or resources linked to the website. Transactions between you and any third party are strictly between you and the third party, and LSI shall not be responsible for any act or obligation related to such third-party websites or facilitators.

Systems Reliability:

LSI endeavors to maintain the website's availability 24/7 and take reasonable steps to preserve saved information. However, LSI is not liable for lost, altered, or corrupted data or website unavailability. LSI may temporarily shut down the site for maintenance without prior notice.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability:

LSI disclaims responsibility for liabilities arising from website use, including errors, omissions, infringement, or disclosure of confidential information. The site and services are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind. Users bear sole risk when using the services and content.

Password Security:

Maintaining the confidentiality and security of passwords and IDs is solely the user's responsibility. LSI may suspend or terminate accounts suspected of compromised security.

LSI reserves the right to modify these Terms and Conditions without prior notice.