Website Development in Sri Lanka

Terms and Conditions

Effective from April 02, 2020

Welcome to the Internet sites (“Sites”), web application(s), mobile application(s) and services provided by Win Authority (collectively, the “Services”). These Terms of Use govern your access and use of the Services provided by Win Authority, and any of its subsidiaries, brands and entities that it controls, including Exam Papers and Forum by Exam Papers (collectively “we,” “us,” or “our”). Please read these Terms carefully before accessing or using the Services.

By signing up, or each time you access and use the Services, you acknowledge that you have read and understood, and agree to be bound by, these Terms. You represent and warrant that you are an individual of legal age to form a binding contract (or if not, you’ve received your parent’s or guardian’s permission to use the Services and have gotten your parent or guardian to agree to these Terms on your behalf). If you do not agree to these terms, you are not permitted to use the Services. These Terms have the same force and effect as an agreement in writing.

If you wish to contact us, have a complaint or are required to give us notice you can send this to us here or via email, hello@winauthority.com. If we have to contact you or give you notice in writing, we will do so by email or post to any (email) address you provide to us.

Your access to and use of the Services is also governed by our Privacy Policy.

1. Your Responsibilities

You are responsible for obtaining and maintaining at your own cost all equipment and services needed for access to and use of the Services. When you register with us and each time you access the Services, you may be providing certain information about yourself. You agree that we may use any information that we obtain about you in accordance with the provisions of our Privacy Policy and that you have no ownership or proprietary interest in your account other than as set out in these Terms. If you decide to register with us, you agree to:

  • Provide true, accurate, current, and complete information as prompted by the registration form;
  • Maintain and update such information to keep it true, accurate, current, and complete at all times. If any information you provide is or becomes untrue, inaccurate, or incomplete, we have the right to terminate your access to and use of your account and the Services.
  • Use our subsidiary; Exam Papers and its platform for school academic questions only.

In addition, you agree not to use the Services to:

  • Violate any local, state, national, or international law or regulation;
  • Transmit any material that is abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, pornographic, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable;
  • Transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of solicitation;
  • Transmit any material that contains adware, malware, spyware, software viruses, or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
  • Stalk, harass, or harm another individual, including revealing the real name of any fellow user that has chosen to use an alias on the Services;
  • Impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
  • Use any “robot,” “spider,” “rover,” “scraper” or any other data-mining technology or automatic or manual process to monitor, cache, frame, mask, extract data from, copy or distribute any data from the Services, our network or databases;
  • Use any features of the Services for anything other than their intended purpose; (i) interfere with or disrupt the Services or servers or our networks, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies, or regulations of networks connected to the Services; or
  • Assist, permit or encourage any person to perform any of the activities described above.

2. Your Account and Membership

You must be at least 13 (thirteen) years of age to use the Services. By using the Services and by agreeing to this Agreement you warrant and represent that you are at least 13 years of age. If you create an account with Us, you are responsible for maintaining the security of your account and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under the account and any other actions taken in connection with it. Your registration information will be handled by us in accordance with our Privacy Policy, which you should review prior to registering with us. We may, but have no obligation to, monitor and review new accounts before you may sign in and use our Services.

Providing false contact information of any kind may result in the termination of your account. You must immediately notify us of any unauthorized uses of your account or any other breaches of security. We will not be liable for any acts or omissions by you, including any damages of any kind incurred as a result of such acts or omissions.

We may suspend, disable, or delete your account (or any part thereof) if we determine that you have violated any provision of this Agreement or that your conduct or content would tend to damage our reputation and goodwill. If we delete your account for the foregoing reasons, you may not re-register for our Services. We may block your email address and Internet protocol address to prevent further registration

We encourage you to keep us informed about any changes in your membership, personal contact and email information. You may change or update certain information in your membership file by using the controls on your profile page. You may disable your profile by contacting us. If your email address is canceled, becomes inactive or inaccessible for an extended period of time, we may cancel your membership and delete all or part of your membership profile, to the extent allowed by law and in accordance with our security measures. We also reserve the right to cancel your membership or prohibit your participation in any or all of the Sites’ activities if you violate any provision of this Agreement or our Privacy Policy.

3. User Submissions

Any User Submissions or postings by visitors to certain parts of the Sites, including, without limitation of comment areas, will be public and posted in public areas on our Sites. The Sites, their parents, partners, subsidiaries, members, employees and any contract or operational providers that conduct, operate and/or manage the Sites’ interactive areas will not be responsible for the action of any visitors or third parties with respect to any information, materials or content posted, uploaded or transmitted in these areas.

We do not claim ownership of any information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages, tags or other materials you submit for display or distribution to others through the Services, including any such materials that you submit through interactive areas of the Sites (collectively, “User Submissions”). As between you and us, you own all rights to your User Submissions. However, you grant (and confirm to us that you have the right to grant) to us to use, distribute, syndicate, license, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform, create derivate works and publicly display your User Submissions (in whole or in part) in any format or medium now known or later developed; provided, however, that our exercise of our rights under the foregoing license shall at all times be subject to the limitations upon disclosure of your User Submissions imposed on us under our Privacy Policy. You hereby irrevocably waive (and agree to cause to be waived) any claims and assertions of moral rights or attributions with respect to your User Submissions. We reserve the right to display advertisements in connection with User Submissions and to use User Submissions for advertising and promotional purposes without any compensation to you. These advertisements may be targeted to the content or information stored on the Services. In consideration for us granting you access and use of the Services, you agree that we may place such advertisements throughout our Services.

We do not pre-screen all User Submissions, and you agree that you are solely responsible for all of your User Submissions. By participating in any of the aforementioned activities, all visitors and members agree to follow the Sites’ standards of conduct. Postings to public areas may or may not be reviewed by the Sites prior to appearing on the Sites. Nonetheless, the Sites reserve the right to change, delete or remove, in part or in full, any postings in any interactive areas on our Services and to terminate or suspend access to such areas for conduct that we believe, in our sole discretion, interferes with other peoples’ enjoyment of our Sites. The Sites will also cooperate with local, state and/or federal authorities to comply with applicable law.

We are not required to backup, host, display, or distribute any User Submissions, and may remove at any time or refuse any User Submissions. We are not responsible for any loss, theft or damage of any kind to any User Submissions. You represent and warrant that your User Submissions and our authorized use of such submissions do not and will not violate the rights of any third party (including, without limitation, intellectual property rights, rights of privacy or publicity, or any other legal or moral rights). Your User Submissions must not violate our Privacy Policy. You may not represent or imply to others that your User Submissions are in any way provided, sponsored or endorsed by us. Please consider the risks of revealing personal information (such as name, phone number or street address) about yourself or others in interactive areas on the Services, including when connecting to the Sites through a third party service. You, and not we, are responsible for any consequences of sharing personal information about yourself on public areas of the Service, such as your home address or the home address of others.

All content and materials provided on the Services are intended for general information, general discussion, education, and entertainment purposes only. Do not construe that such content is either endorsed or verified by us. The content is provided “as is,” and your use or reliance on such materials are solely at your own risk.

4. Cloud Hosting Services

By hosting your website, mobile application or web application (collectively, "Your Service") with Us, you agree that Win Authority is just a middleman between you and our desired cloud hosting company, as You prefer Us in handling all of this tech related work. You also acknowledged that the cloud hosting company's name was disclosed by Us personally during our initial meetings.

By continuing to host Your Service with Us you agree to pay the monthly invoice on the given date and agree that at anytime Win Authority will not be liable and obliged in recovering Your Service if the hosting company disables or destroys your hosting due to either one of the below reasons:

  • Due to late payments.
  • Violation of the Terms and Use of the Hosting Company's Policy (which can be found on the company's website).

You also agree and acknowledge that any payment made to Us is non-refundable as it's a payment for the hosting usage.

If you are paying for the hosting service on a monthly basis, you also agree and acknowledge that after fourteen (14) days of Us sending the invoice and not recieving payment for said invoice, the hosting company has the ability to take action against your server which could result in you needing to create a new server which may or may not cost more than the monthly rental you are currently paying.

If for due to very unfortunate reasons you decide to stop hosting Your Service with Us you will need to give us seven (7) days notice via email, hello@winauthority.com and by paying for days you have hosted Your Service for.

If you wish to contact us, have a complaint or are required to give Us a notice you can do so through the Contact Form here or via email, hello@winauthority.com. If we have to contact you or give you notice in writing, we will do so by email or post to any (email) address you have provided us with.

5. Termination

We may terminate your membership or suspend your access to all or part of the Services, without notice, if you violate these Terms or you engage in any conduct that we, in our sole and absolute discretion, believe is in violation of any applicable law or regulation or is otherwise harmful to the interests of us, any other user of the Services, or any third party. You agree that Win Authority shall not be liable to you or any third party for removing your user submissions or suspending or terminating your access to the Services (or any portion thereof). You may discontinue your participation in and access to the Services at any time. We reserve the right to investigate your use of the Services in the event we, in our sole and absolute discretion, believe you have violated these Terms. Upon termination, we have no obligation to retain, store, or provide you with any data, information or other content that you uploaded, stored, or transferred on or through the Services, other than as provided by law and in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

For our service and subsidiary Forum by Exam Papers, You can, at anytime delete your account and your submissions made to Our Service by using the controls on your profile page.

6. Modifications To Terms

We may, in our sole and absolute discretion, change these Terms from time to time. We may notify you of any changes by any reasonable means, including by posting a revised version of these Terms through the Services.

If you object to any such changes you are advised to stop using the Services. If you continue to use the Services following notice of any such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.

7. Modifications To the Services

We reserve the right to modify, suspend or discontinue all or any aspect of the Services with or without informing you. We may periodically schedule system downtime for maintenance and other purposes. You also acknowledge that unplanned system outages may occur. The Internet site is provided over the Internet and so the quality and availability of the site may be affected by factors outside our reasonable control. Accordingly, we cannot accept any responsibility for any connectivity issues that you may experience when using the Sites or for any loss of material, data, transactions or other information caused by system outages, whether planned or unplanned. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third party if Win Authority exercise its right to modify, suspend or discontinue the Services.

8. Fees

We reserve the right at any time to charge fees for access to the Services or to any specific new feature or content that we may introduce from time to time. In no event will you be charged for access to any Services unless we inform you prior to charging you any fees. If you do not consent to the payment of such fees, you may not have access to paid content or services. Details regarding the content or services you will receive in exchange for fees, as well as the payment terms and conditions that apply, will be disclosed to you prior to any need to pay such fees. You agree to pay such fees if you sign up for any fee-based service. Any such terms and conditions shall be deemed to be a part of (and are hereby incorporated by reference into) these Terms.

9. Password, Security and Confidentiality

You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password to access the Services, and you are solely responsible for all activities that occur under your password. You agree to immediately change your password and notify us via email, hello@winauthority.com if you suspect or become aware of any unauthorized use of your password or any other breach of security related to the Services. We reserve the right to require you to alter your password if we believe that your password is no longer secure. You agree that We will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to adequately safeguard your password or someone else’s use of your account.

Information obtained by you via your account and information disclosed directly to You by Us (“Confidential Information”) shall be kept strictly confidential by you and used only for the purpose of interacting with and transacting on the platform and shall not be disclosed by you in whole or in part, directly or indirectly to any third party unless You give the information to anyone (due to any reason) for which by doing so You agree and acknowledge that you will be solely responsible for anything that happens therefrom.

10. Email

Email is an important communication method for our online visitors. The person in whose name the email account is registered should generate all email sent to us. Email users shall not mask their identity by using a false name or another person’s name or account. We will use your email address and the content of any email for correspondence, marketing purposes and visitor response purposes. Any non-personal information you provide to us by email, including, but not limited to, feedback, data, answers, questions, comments, suggestions, plans, ideas or the like, shall be deemed to be non-confidential, and We assume no obligation to protect such non-personal information contained in the email from disclosure. Any personal information transmitted with an email, such as the sender’s name, email or home addresses, will be protected in accordance with the policies set forth in our Privacy Policy.

11. Links

We may provide links to other Web sites or Internet resources for your convenience only, and such links do not signify or imply our endorsement of such other Web site or resource or its contents over which we have no control and which we do not monitor. You use those links at your own risk and should apply a reasonable level of caution and discretion in doing so. You agree that we shall have no responsibility or liability for any information, software, or materials found at any other web site or internet resource.

11. Disclaimer of Warranties

You expressly agree that use of the services is at your sole risk. We provide the services on an “As is” and “As available” basis. We expressly disclaim all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, with respect to the Win Authority's network. Win Authority makes no warranty that the Win Authority's network will meet your requirements, or that the services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, free of viruses or other harmful components or error free, or that defects will be corrected. You acknowledge that access to data (including, but not limited to, documents, photographs, and software files) stored by you or others on the services is not guaranteed and that we shall not be responsible to you for any loss of data caused by the services or their unavailability. You understand and agree that any material and/or information downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the services is done at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damage arising therefrom.

Although the information provided to visitors on the sites is obtained or compiled from sources we believe to be reliable, the sites cannot and do not guarantee the accuracy, validity, timeliness or completeness of any information or data made available to visitors or its suitability for any particular purpose. Neither the sites, nor any of their parents, partners, subsidiaries, members, directors, employees, operational or promotional providers or sponsors are liable or shall have responsibility of any kind to any visitor for any loss or damage that you incur in the event of:

(i) Any failure or interruption of the sites

(ii) Any act or omission of any third party involved in making the sites or the data contained herein available to you

(iii) Any other cause relating to your access or use, or inability to access or use, any portion of the sites or materials on the sites

(iv) From your failure to comply with this agreement, whether or not the circumstances giving rise to such cause may have been within the control of the sites or of any vendor providing software, services or support

In no event will the sites, their parents, partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, members, officers or employees be liable for any direct, special, indirect, consequential or incidental damages or any other loss or damages of any kind even if the sites or any other party has been advised of the possibility thereof.

The sites, their parents, partners, subsidiaries, members, directors, officers, employees and agents will not be responsible or liable for the content, activities or privacy practices of the other sites, or any loss or damage that could result from leaving the site.

12. Limitations of Liability

Nothing in these Terms shall limit or exclude our liability for liability that cannot be excluded or limited under the Sri Lankan law. We are responsible for loss or damage you suffer that is a foreseeable result of our breaching these Terms or our failing to use reasonable care and skill. However, you understand that to the extent permitted under applicable law, in no event will we or our officers, employees, directors, shareholders, parents, subsidiaries be liable under any theory of liability (whether in contract, tort, statutory, or otherwise) for any unforeseeable, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including but not limited to, damages for loss of revenues, profits, business, business interruption, business opportunity goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if such parties were advised of, knew of or should have known of the possibility of such damages), resulting from your (or anyone using your account’s) use of the Services.

We will not be liable for damages which you could have avoided by following our advice, including to apply an update, patch or error correction offered to you free of charge or to have in place the minimum system requirements advised by Us. We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or any delay in the performance of, any of our obligations under these Terms that is caused by any event or circumstances beyond our reasonable control, including any failure of public or private telecommunications networks or any delays or latency due to your physical location or your wireless data service provider’s network.

13. Trademarks

“Win Authority” the Win Authority design, our site names and logos, as well as certain other names, logos, and materials displayed in the Services constitute trademarks, trade names, service marks or logos (“Marks”) of us or other entities. You are not authorized to use any such Marks. Ownership of all such Marks and the goodwill associated therewith remains with us or those other entities.

14. Copyrights; Restrictions on Use

The content on the Services (the “Content”), including without limitation, video, text, photos, and graphics, is protected under Sri Lankan and international copyright laws, is subject to other intellectual property and proprietary rights and laws, and is owned by us. Other than with respect to your own User Submissions:

(i) the Content may not be copied, modified, reproduced, republished, posted, transmitted, sold, offered for sale, or redistributed in any way without our prior written permission and that of our applicable licensors

(ii) you must abide by all copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in or attached to any Content. We give you a personal, revocable, non-assignable, non-sublicensable and non-exclusive right to access and use the Services in the manner permitted by these Terms.

You acknowledge that you have no right to have access to all or any part of the Services in source code form.

15. Electronic Notices

You agree to transact with us electronically. Your affirmative act of registering, using or logging into the Services constitutes your acceptance signature to these Terms. We may provide notices to you electronically:

(i) via email if you have provided us with a valid email address

(ii) or by posting the notice on a website designated by us for this purpose.

The delivery of any Notice is effective when sent or posted by us, regardless of whether you read the Notice or actually receive delivery. You can withdraw your consent to receive Notices electronically by discontinuing your use of the Service.

Last Updated on March 30, 2020.