known both collectively and individually in these Terms as the "Website")
you are agreeing to be legally bound by these terms as modified
from time to time ("Terms"). Any use of the site by you
after such changes are posted constitutes your agreement to these
Terms as modified.
and to notify us in the manner set out in the Policy if you do not
want us to collect information about you, and reject any cookies
in the manner set out therein.
1. Use of Website
The Website is owned and operated by Vanguard Management Services
(Private) Limited. Vanguard reserves the right to suspend or terminate
your access to the Website at any time, with or without notice or
All intellectual property rights, including copyright, in the content
displayed on the Website ("Content") belong to Vanguard
or its licensors. All rights are hereby reserved.
3. Use of Content
The Website and the Content may only be used for your personal,
For this purpose alone you may retrieve and display the Content
on a computer screen. You may also print out, but not photocopy,
one copy of individual files on paper and store files in electronic
form on disc, but not on any server or any other storage device
connected to a network where the pages could be accessed by other
Except as set out above, you agree not to download, copy, reproduce,
modify, store, archive, show in public, redistribute or commercially
exploit in any way any part of the Content without the prior written
permission of Vanguard. You agree not to use the Content or the
Website for any illegal or improper purpose, nor for any purpose
which might infringe the rights of others, or which might harass
or cause inconvenience of distress to any person.
You also agree to abide by all copyright notices and restrictions
attached to the Content and not to remove or alter any such notice
or restriction or alter the Content in any way.
4. License to reproduce Content
If you wish to re-publish, re-distribute or exploit the Contentin
any way you should address a request for permission to Vanguard Management
Telephone: +94 (0)11 5369182-7
Vanguard cannot guarantee that any such permission would be forthcoming
or on what terms.
5. Links from other sites
Third parties are permitted to link to stories within Vanguard websites,
using the URL and quoting the headline and the source website. Brief
extracts from a story are permitted provided they are not substantive.
Otherwise our material must not be reproduced on a third party site
without express authorization from us. Requests for more extensive
material should be directed to email@example.com.
A third party must ensure that nothing on its own web site suggests
or could be understood to imply that any part of the website is
part of its own website unless the third party has obtained the
prior written approval of Vanguard.
Vanguard reserves the right to withdraw any permission without explanation
or notice if in its sole judgment use of such links is excessive
or inappropriate. Vanguard also reserves the right to change the
location and nature of files within the website without explanation
or notice; it is the responsibility of the third party to check
and update links as necessary.
6. Trademarks and Intellectual Property
Lanka Business Report, Money Report, Lanka Business Online, Vimasuma, Lanka Viyaparika Puwath
and Lanka Viyaparika Vivaranikawa are Registered Trademarks of Vanguard
Management Services or otherwise part of its intellectual property.
You may not use these marks without the prior written permission
of Vanguard Management Services.
All of the information, content, services and software displayed
on, transmitted through, or used in connection with this Site, including
for example directories, guides, news articles, opinions, reviews,
text, photographs, images, illustrations, html, source and object
code, software, data, and the like (collectively, the "Content"),
as well as its selection and arrangement, is owned by us, our parent
company. We actively protect our rights to the Content to the fullest
extent of the law. You may not use such material except as provided
in these Terms of Service.
You may use the Content online and solely for your personal, non-commercial
use, and you may download or print a single copy of any portion
of the Content for your personal, non-commercial use, provided you
do not remove any trademark, copyright or other notice contained
in such Content. No other use is permitted. You may not, for example,
republish the Content on any Internet, Intranet or Extranet site
or incorporate the Content in any database, compilation, archive
or cache. You may not distribute any of the Content to others, whether
or not for payment or other consideration, and you may not modify,
copy, frame, reproduce, sell, publish, transmit, display or otherwise
use any portion of the Content without our written consent. Requests
to use of the Content for any purpose other than as permitted in
this section should be directed to the Lanka Business Report Editor.
7. Limitation of liability and disclaimer
Vanguard obtains the Content from a wide range of sources and it includes
facts, views, opinions and information likely to be of interest to
users of the Website.
While all reasonable care is taken, we do not guarantee
the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, performance or fitness for
any particular purpose of the Content or the Website, nor do we
endorse or accept any responsibility for any views, advice, recommendations
or opinions expressed on the Website or any website to which we
link. You should note that any contact or arrangements made between
you and any third party named on the Website or any third party
website linked from it (including without limitation any website
with which we have a commercial association) is at your own risk,
and Vanguard accepts no liability.
The Content should only be used for your general information and
use and not by way of specific recommendation or advice as every
individual's circumstances are different.
Before taking any action or decision based in whole or in part on
the Content, you should always make your own independent checks
of any information that is important in making such decision or
taking such action. You should also seek professional advice in
appropriate circumstances such as over medical, investment, tax,
legal and other professional matters.
Vanguard does not give any warranties in respect of the Content
or the Website, freedom from viruses or other contamination or that
the Website is compatible with any computer systems, software and
All implied warranties or duties are excluded save if and to the
extent that they may not lawfully be excluded.
Vanguard shall not be liable for any claims, losses, injuries, penalties,
damages, costs or expenses arising from the use of, or inability
to use the Website or Content or from any action taken, or omitted
to be taken, as a result of using the Website or Content, other
than death or personal injury resulting from use of the Website
directly caused by the negligence of Vanguard.
To the fullest extent allowed by applicable law, you agree that
Vanguard will not be liable to you and/or any third party for any
consequential or incidental damages (including but not limited to
lost profits, loss of privacy or for failure to fulfill any duty)
or for any other indirect, special or punitive damages whatsoever
that arise out of or are related to the use of the Website or the
Content or to any breach of the terms by Vanguard, even if Vanguard
has been advised of the possibility of such damages and even in
the event of fault or strict liability.
You agree that your only recovery for any damages that you incur,
and your exclusive remedy, shall be limited to the direct damages
(if any) you actually incur in reasonable and exclusive reliance
on the Website or Content, and for which we may be held liable by
a competent court, of up to a limit of the refund of the amount
you paid (if any) in relation to the particular use of the Content
in total during the month in which the damage first incurred.
8. Links to third party sites
This Website contains links to other web sites operated by parties
who are wholly separate from Vanguard. Links to all third party
sites are identifiable because clicking on them will launch new
browser windows displaying the third party's website URLs, or as
otherwise signed as such by Vanguard. Such links are provided for
your convenience and reference only and Vanguard cannot be held
responsible in any way for the content, operation or availability
of such websites.
9. Co-branded sites
In addition to the provisions of Term 8, some third party sites
to which links are provided are "co-branded" sites. Such
sites are operated by third parties with whom Vanguard has a commercial
association, including any sites by means of which you can make
payment for use of the Website or associated services. If you wish
to make any purchases or enter any financial dealings on a co-branded
site, you may be asked by the third party operator to supply information
about yourself and on your financial affairs, including your bank
or credit card details. The third party operator will have their
or otherwise of the use to be made by that third party in relation
to the use of your personal data. While we select our trading partners
with great care, ID cannot be held liable for any loss or damage
whatsoever which you may suffer as a result of your decision to
enter any dealings or transactions with or supply personal information
to a trading partner or any third party.
Your attention is drawn to the Privacy
10. Competitions, prize draws and promotions
Vanguard may on occasion run competitions or prize draws either
on its own behalf, for other parties or in conjunction with commercial
partners. These will be subject to additional rules and conditions
which will be made available at the time of any such competition.
11. Submission of content to the Website
If you submit any contribution to this Website (including without
limitation any text, graphics, video or audio) you agree thereby
to grant Vanguard a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sub-licenseable
right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate,
create derivative works from, distribute, perform, play, and exercise
all copyright and publicity rights with respect to any such work
worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any media now
known or later developed for the full term of any rights that may
exist in such content. If you do not wish to grant such rights to
Vanguard, you should not submit a contribution to the Website. By
submitting your contribution to the Website, you also warrant that
such contribution is your own original work and that you have the
right to make it available to Vanguard for all the purposes specified
above, that it is not defamatory and does not infringe any law in
any jurisdiction. You indemnify Vanguard against all legal fees,
damages and other expenses that may be incurred by Vanguard as a
result of your breach of the above warranty. You agree to waive
any moral rights in your contribution for the purposes of its submission
to and publication on the Website and the other purposes specified
12. Changes to these Terms
Vanguard reserves the right to make changes to any part of the Website
and to add to or change these Terms or the Privacy
It is your responsibility to refer to the Terms whenever you access
the Website. Every time you access the Website you agree to be bound
by the Terms and the
Other specifics about interactive areas
The Sites bulletin boards, chat
rooms and other such interactive areas were created to provide users
with a forum to express their opinions and share their ideas and
information. Given the nature of the Site and the volume of messages
and postings, we use reasonable efforts to monitor the Site, yet
cannot and do not monitor all of the material posted or transmitted
by users and third party information providers. To protect your
safety, please use your best judgment when using these forums. We
particularly discourage divulging personal phone numbers and addresses
or other information that can be used to identify or locate you.
We reserve the right to delete, move or edit any communications
at any time, for any reason or in its discretion, but have no obligation
to review or remove any such content. When using the Site, you are
prohibited from posting material that:
(a) Contains offensive, vulgar, profane,
false, abusive, libelous, hateful, defamatory or
(b) Contains fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading statements;
(c) Violates a copyright or trademark, or any other intellectual property
right of another;
(d) Violates the privacy rights of any third party; or
(e) Violates any municipal, state or federal law, rule, regulation
or ordinance, or attempts to
encourage such violation.
This list is
not exhaustive. Therefore, we reserve the right to remove any content
posted on the Site and/or terminate your access to the Site at any
time for any reason.
If you have any
questions or comments regarding these Terms of Service and/or the
Site, please contact the Lanka Business Report editor.