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Last Updated:10th of August 2018

General Legal Information

The following are the terms and conditions that apply when you use KNOWSL’s services, it’s App and it’s website hereinafter referred to as App and/or Website.

Please read the Terms and Conditions carefully as they form an agreement between you and EL89 Studios Private Limited hereafter referred to as ‘EL89 Studios’, the holding company of KNOWSL. EL89 Studios maintains KNOWSL for the convenience of the public. By accessing and using the information/or materials downloaded from the App or website, you unconditionally agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and the specific terms of accessing. The Terms and Conditions may be updated and amended from time to time at the sole discretion of EL89 Studios and we would encourage you to regularly keep yourself updated of these changes. All changes will be posted on the App and website and the Last Updated section at the top of this Page will tell you when the Terms and Conditions were last updated. Any changes we make will be effective from the date it was updated. By continuing to use the App or Website after these changes have been made you agree to these changes. You should therefore read the Terms of Use carefully each time you visit or utilise the App or Website.

Use of Copyrighted Content

All editorial content, graphics, images, logos, sounds and multimedia works on the App and Website, hereinafter referred to as the ‘Content’, are protected by proprietary rights, copyright laws, and/or other applicable laws, and are owned by, licensed to or controlled by EL89 Studios, unless otherwise stated. The content shall not be copied, reproduced, published, uploaded, posted, transmitted, imitated or otherwise distributed, whether in whole or in part, without the written permission of EL89 Studios or the respective copyright owners if otherwise stated.
Notwithstanding the above, permission is expressly granted by EL89 Studios to use the content if:

  1. The content is used only for informational, non-commercial and personal use only and will not be copied or posted on any network computer or broadcast in any media; and
  2. If the content is being used only for information, non- commercial and personal use, no alterations, additions or modifications of the content are made in anyway.

Use of content for any other purpose is expressly prohibited without the written permission of EL89 Studios or the respective copyright owners, and may result in severe civil and criminal penalties.

The design and layout of the App and Website are protected by intellectual property and any and all other applicable laws and shall not be copied in whole or in part. No logo, graphic, sounds, image or search engine from the App or website may be copied or transmitted unless expressly permitted by EL89 Studios.

Symbols and Marks

The EL89 Studios corporate logo and the KNOWSL corporate logo hereinafter referred to as the ‘Symbols’, are protected by the National Intellectual Property Office of Sri Lanka, and any unauthorised use of the Symbols or representations closely resembling them are offences which may be punishable under the law.

Other marks, logos or branding of KNOWSL used on the App and website hereinafter referred to as ‘the Marks’, may be registered trademarks of EL89 Studios. Other product and company names mentioned herein may also be the registered trademarks of their respective owners.

EL89 Studios the owner and/or the management of EL89 Studios and/or the authourised persons will not hesitate to take action against any unauthorized usage of KNOWSL’s name, the Symbols and Marks referred herein. All rights expressly and impliedly granted herein are reserved by EL89 Studios.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Liability

While EL89 Studios has made every reasonable effort to ensure that the information contained in the App and Website have been obtained from reliable sources, EL89 Studios provides the content and the Information on the App and website on an “as is” basis without warranty of any kind to the fullest extent permitted by law. EL89 Studios does not warrant and hereby disclaims any and all warranties and implied warranties including those as to accuracy, correctness, reliability, timelines, non-infringement, title, merchantability, quality and fitness for any particular purpose of the content. It is recommended that prospective users liaise directly with the relevant entities or individuals to confirm any information in the content that they seek to rely on.

Any reference made on the App and Website to any entities or individuals or to their services or products, is not an endorsement nor should it imply any such endorsement of the quality or fitness for purpose of that entity, or its services or products.

In no event shall EL89 Studios be liable for any damage or loss of any kind, howsoever caused as result (directly or indirectly) of the use of the App or Website, including but not limited to any special, indirect or consequential damages resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tortious action, and any damage or loss suffered: (i) arising from or in relation to the Content, including but without limitation to any errors or omissions, in the submissions (defined below) or content created by and attributed to third parties other than EL89 Studios,
(ii) as a result of reliance on the Content contained in or available from the App and Website, and
(iii) as a result of the use of the App or website.

El89 Studios disclaims any warranty that the Content available through the App and website or any functions associated therewith will be uninterrupted or error- free.

The content contained in or published on the App or website may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information. EL89 Studios ( with or without the instruction of the relevant entities) may make changes or improvements, or update the content at any time, and reserves the right to modify the App and Website from time to time.

LINKS TO AND FROM THIRD PARTY APPS AND WEBSITES AND API’s AND WEB FEEDS

The links in the App and Website may allow you to leave the App or Website to third- party Apps or Websites. The App and Website may also feature API’s or web feeds with content from third- party Apps or Websites. The linked Apps or Websites or API’s or web feeds are not under the control of EL89 Studios, and EL89 Studios is not responsible for the content of any linked App or Website or API or web feed, or any link contained in a linked App or Website or API or web feed, or any changes or updates to such Apps or websites or content from API’s or web feeds. EL89 Studios shall not be liable for any losses, damages, costs and expenses suffered or incurred by you from the access of those Apps or websites or API’s or web feeds, including but without limitation to any booking of services or products through those Apps or websites. Use of the hyperlinks, content and links on the API’s and web feeds, and access to such hyperlinked Apps and websites are entirely at your own risk. EL89 Studios through their App and Website is only providing these links and API’s and web feeds as a matter of convenience to the users, and is not to be implied as endorsement of the linked App or Website or content and links from the API’s or web feeds. In no circumstances shall EL89 Studios be considered to be associated or affiliated in whatever manner with any trade or services, marks, logos, insignia or other devices used or appearing on those Apps or websites to which the Apps and websites are hyperlinked, or in any of the content of the API’s or web feeds.

You may cache, hyperlink to, and frame the Apps or websites or any of the Content, but EL89 Studios reserves all rights to disable any links to, or frames of any Apps or Websites containing infringing, obscene, offensive, unlawful or defamatory material or information, or any other inappropriate material or information.

You may be asked by a third- party App or Website to link your profile on the App or website to a profile on another third party App or Website, or to log in to another third- party App or Website to link your profile on that third-party App or Website to our App or website. Choosing to do so is optional and the decision to allow this information to be linked can be disabled at any time.

User Submissions

By submitting content to the App or website, by posting on this App or website or otherwise, including any stories, quotations, excerpts of text or images, photographs and videos contained in any submissions, hereinafter collectively, “Submissions”, you hereby agree to the content licence terms and conditions for user submissions. You acknowledge that EL89 Studios may choose to use and provide attributions of your submission at EL89 Studio’s sole discretion. You further grant EL89 Studios the right to pursue at law any person or entity that violates your, or EL89 Studio’s rights in the submission by a breach of these Terms of Use. You acknowledge and agree that the submissions are non-confidential. EL89 Studios reserves the right, and has the absolute discretion, to remove, screen or edit without notice, of any submissions posted or stored on the App or website at any time and for any reason, and EL89 Studios will not be liable for any losses, damages, costs and expenses suffered or incurred by you as a result of such removal or editing. If you have any complaints or objections to the Content on the App or website, or if you believe that any of the Content posted on the App or website infringes an intellectual property right that you hold, please contact us immediately at the contact details available on the App and website, and EL89 Studios shall use reasonable endeavours to investigate the complaint, object or feedback, and remove the relevant Content as decided in its sole discretion.

Privacy Statement

The privacy statement of EL89 Studios shall apply to all services, technology and applications available on our App and website. By using and accessing the services, technology and applications, you hereby agree to be bound by EL89 Studio’s Privacy Statement.

Governing Law

Our App and website is operated by EL89 Studios Private Limited, from its offices within Sri Lanka. It can be accessed from all countries around the world where technology and respective laws permit. However, by accessing this App or website, you agree that all access and use of our App and website and the content, and the Terms of Use shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the laws of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, and Legal action may be taken against you in a court of law in Sri Lanka which has the jurisdiction to hear the matter.

Right of Access

EL89 Studios reserves all rights to deny or restrict access to our App or website to any particular person, or to block access from a particular internet address to our App or website, at any time, without providing any reason whatsoever.

You agree that you will not use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of our App or website, use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy any pages within our App or website or the Content without EL89 Studio’s prior written permission, and take any action that imposes a disproportionately large or unreasonable load on the respective servers.