Terms and conditions

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Access and use by you of this site constitutes your acceptance of the terms and conditions in force at the time of use.

You the user agree to:

  1. use JAINpedia only for lawful purposes and in a manner that does not infringe the rights of anyone else, nor restrict nor inhibit their use of the website
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Virus protection

We make every effort to check and test material at all stages of production. It is always wise for you to run an anti-virus program on all material downloaded from the internet. We cannot accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur while using material derived from this website.


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