Terms of Use and Copyright

Indian Centre for Development and Rights (iCFDR) encourages sharing and promotion of our materials, electronic material, including our name and logo by its supporters and volunteers. However, there are terms and conditions regarding using iCFDR website (https://icfdr.org) and other material mentioned below and it’s important to know these ground rules:

In General
Our materials displayed at https://icfdr.org and other channels, like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter etc. are free to use for personal or educational purposes and iCFDR promotional purpose. Please do include a note saying: “(Source: iCFDR https://icfdr.org)”.

We expressly forbid the use of any iCFDR material appearing at this site or on any official communication, and/or the iCFDR name and logo, for:

  • Personal or corporate gain except by permission obtained in writing
  • Advertising of political party or the suggesting endorsement by ICFDR of any person for/in public office
  • Any hint of ICFDR endorsement of a product or policy where the endorsement has not been explicitly made by ICFDR itself
  • Any suggestion of ICFDR endorsement of, or connection with, websites that ICFDR, in its sole discretion, finds to be of an illegal or objectionable nature, which may includes obscene, violent, intolerant, denigrating or containing sexually-oriented materials or content
  • Any false/fake representation of yourself as an ICFDR officer, employee, agent or official spokesperson, or any false representation that you are raising funds or donations for ICFDR.

Linking to our website
We appreciate you linking to us and helping spread the word about our campaigns and projects. You don’t need permission, please do write to us we would be glad to help you. In addition, you can use our limited collection of banners and logos. You are welcome to link to the site or any areas you may find interesting.

The iCFDR Logo

The iCFDR logo is a registered trademark belonging to iCFDR.
Use of the trademark is granted on the condition that it shall be purely for referential and non-commercial purposes.
It’s not allowed to use the name and/or logo in any way that may indicate or create a false impression that iCFDR endorses, sponsors or is affiliated with products, services or goods on your own website.
The banners bearing the name and/or logo muse only be used for the purpose of linking to the iCFDR website and these links must be active links.
The name and/or logo must not be combined with any other graphic elements or with design of any other product, service or organization.
The name and/or logo must not be altered in any way including size, proportions, font, design, arrangement, color or element; nor may they be animated, morphed or otherwise distorted in perspective or appearance.
The name and/or logo must not appear more prominently than your personal/organizational website name.
If you do use the logo, please include “Trademark iCFDR” in the alt tag or visibly on the page.
The our name and logo remains the exclusive property of iCFDR, and by using it you agree that you shall not, in any way whatsoever, register or attempt to register the trademark or challenge the same.

Articles and Text
Articles and text produced by iCFDR is free for personal or educational use and promotion of iCFDR, only. Please do include a note saying: “(Source: iCFDR https://icfdr.org)” and reproduce any byline or copyright information provided in the original.
It must be noted that: Articles and text from third party sources remain the intellectual property and copyright of those third party sources, and permission for use should be sought from these original sources.

The images are copyright of iCFDR, and can be used in accordance with the terms below.
Images can be are displayed or shared or used for promotion on iCFDR and its activities by supporter and activists. Any image which is copyright of iCFDR on our website can be freely promoted on social media channels.
Any other use (such as using Video for personal or corporate gain) is not allowed. Commercial use of any iCFDR image without permission would constitute a copyright infringement and may infringe upon other rights.

Use of video is subject to the same conditions as other material.
Videos can be are displayed or used or shared for promotion on iCFDR and its activities by supporter and activists. Any video which is copyright of iCFDR on our website can be freely promoted on social media channels.
Any other use (such as using Video for personal or corporate gain) is not allowed. Commercial use of any iCFDR Video without permission would constitute a copyright infringement and may infringe upon other rights.

iCFDR holds the discretion to modify the users’ terms and conditions if need be.

Terms of Use is an agreement between iCFDR and the user/visitor to the website. This Agreement governs the use of iCFDR web site and material, which includes contents like text, information, images, videos as well as all services available to the users through the same.

Who is a User?

The services are available only to individuals (excluding minors) who are eligible for legally binding contracts under applicable law. Our services are not available to temporarily or indefinitely suspended iCFDR users.

How one can use ICFDR Content from Website and other channels?

You may use the material or information as discussed in above sections. Any content you download or print must not be altered in any way. Any unauthorized or unapproved use of any of the content constitutes copyright infringement and subjects the user to all civil and criminal penalties provided for under domestic and international copyright laws and treaties.

Personal Information of User

Personal Information is defined as any information the user provides us. The user is solely responsible for such personal information, and we act as a passive conduit for receiving and processing your requests based on the user’s personal information.

With respect to Personal Information (or any items listed therein):

  • shall not be false, inaccurate or misleading;
  • shall not be fraudulent;
  • shall not infringe any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy;
  • shall not violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation (including without limitation those governing export control, consumer protection, unfair competition, anti discrimination or false advertising);
  • shall not be defamatory, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing;
  • shall not contain any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancel bots or other computer programming routines that are intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information;
  • shall not create liability for us or cause us to lose (in whole or in part) the services of our ISPs (Internet Service Providers) or other suppliers.

Rights & Privileges of use of the user’s Personal Information

In order to enable iCFDR to use the personal information you supply us with, so that we are not violating any rights you might have in that information, you agree to grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub licensable (through multiple tiers) right to exercise the copyright and publicity rights (but no other rights) you have in personal information, in any media now known or not currently known, with respect to personal information. iCFDR will only use personal information in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

Information Accuracy

The site & certain services will be accessible to users of the website as identified in the Forms or relevant sections. All user information provided to us, including without limitation the information on the Forms, must be current, accurate, and complete. If we at any time discover any error or omission in the information you provide to us, we may, at our option, terminate the right to access and use the site by any user. The user is responsible for the acts or omissions by the use of the site, and for any damages incurred by the user as a result thereof.

Business Relationship

You as the user and iCFDR are independent contractors, and this Agreement does not intend or create any relationship as an agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer, franchiser-franchisee, or other business.

Intellectual Property

iCFDR owns all rights, titles, and interests in and to the site. You may create a bookmark in your browser to the home page of the website. Otherwise, you may not create a link to the site without our prior written approval. All rights not expressly granted in this Agreement are reserved to us. No other rights or licenses, whether express, implied, arising by estoppel, or otherwise are conveyed or intended by this Agreement. To facilitate your access to and use of our site or portions thereof, we may make certain software available to you. The terms of your use of such software will be stated separately in a license agreement that will be included with the software. You agree to only use such software in a manner permitted pursuant to such license agreements.

Damage to Website Content

You agree that you will not use any robot, spider, other automatic devices, or manual process to monitor or copy our web pages or the content contained herein without our prior expressed written permission. You agree that you will not use any device, software, or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the iCFDR website. You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure. Much of the information on our site is updated on a real-time basis and is proprietary or is licensed to iCFDR by our users or third parties. You agree that you will not copy, reproduce, alter, modify, create derivative works, or publicly display any content from our website without the prior expressed written permission of iCFDR or the appropriate third party.

Breach of Agreement

Without limiting other remedies, we may immediately issue a warning, temporarily suspend, indefinitely suspend, or terminate your membership/subscription and refuse to provide our services to the user: (a) if the User breaches this Agreement or the documents it incorporates by reference; (b) if we are unable to verify or authenticate any information the user provides to us; or (c) if we believe that the user’s actions may cause legal liability for you, our users or us.

Termination of Agreement

Your right to access and use the site immediately terminates without further notice upon the user’s breach of this Agreement. We may terminate this Agreement and/or the user’s right to use the site at any time, with or without cause. We reserve the right to discontinue or make changes to the site at any time.

Privacy of Members

ICFDR is dedicated to protecting the privacy of its users. (Please read Privacy Policy, for details of the same)

Warranty of Services

We and our partners provide iCFDR website and services “AS IS” and without any warranty or condition, express implied, or statutory. We and our associates specifically disclaim any implied warranties with respect to any product or service.

Limit of Liability & Exclusion of Damages

iCFDR will not be responsible or liable to any user of the website or its services for any direct, compensatory, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, or punitive damages for any reason such as the use of the content, services, errors, inaccuracies, omissions, defects, untimeliness, security breaches or any other causes.


The user has to agree to indemnify and hold us and our subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, agents, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys arising from or incurred as a result of, or in any manner related to

  1. the user’s breach of the terms of this Agreement,
  2. the user’s unauthorized or unlawful use of the site, and
  3. the unauthorized or unlawful use of the site by any other person using the user’s identity.


Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this agreement or our services shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules applicable to New Delhi. Any such controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis, and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted at New Delhi, NCT of Delhi, India, and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered into any court having jurisdiction thereof. Either the user or iCFDR may seek any interim or preliminary relief from a court of competent jurisdiction at New Delhi, India necessary to protect the rights or property of the user or iCFDR pending the completion of arbitration.

General Terms & Conditions

iCFDR does not guarantee continuous or uninterrupted access to our services, and operation of our site may be interfered with by numerous factors outside of our control. The mentioned headings are for reference purposes only and in no way define, limit, construe, or describe the scope or extent of such section. Our failure to act with respect to a breach by the user or others does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. This Agreement sets forth the understanding and agreement between us with respect to the subject matter hereof.