I. GENERAL PROVISIONS

Welcome to www.bahai.am (hereinafter referred to as the “Site” or “We”) is the official website of the follower of the Baháʼí faith.

We are members of the Baháʼí community who want to deepen their knowledge of the Baháʼí teachings, as well as apply them in our modern lives.

We express our gratitude and appreciate your interest. On this Site you can get deeper understanding of the Baháʼí teachings, read educational and scientific articles, as well as learn about events organised by the Baháʼí community.

We also ask you to spare a time and carefully read the following User Agreement (hereinafter referred to as the “Agreement”).

By accessing the Site, viewing the materials available there, or using the Site in any other way, you, as a user (hereinafter “You”) confirm that you have read and accepted the Agreement and know that it has a legal force of the contract concluded between you and the Site in connection with the usage of the Site.

This agreement may be updated or modified by the Site at its sole discretion:

The views expressed in the articles, musical works or other materials posted on the Site reflect our individual views and sometimes may not correspond to the ideologies in the Holy Writings of the Baháʼí faith or the statements of the international Baháʼí community.

Disputes arising in connection with this Agreement are resolved through negotiations. In case of failure to reach an agreement, disputes are resolved in court in accordance with the procedure established by the legislation of the Republic of Armenia.

II. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

You accept and agree that the objects posted on the Site, including, but not limited to, design elements, texts, articles, illustrations, images, photos, video clips, music works, programs, program codes, scripts, etc. (hereinafter referred to as the “Content”) are protected by the RA legislation on the protection of Intellectual Property Rights.

All intellectual property objects of the Site belong exclusively to “The followers of the Baháʼí Faith Community”  religious organisation (the "Copyright Holder") and are fully permitted by the RA Law “On Copyright and Related Rights” and all international legal norms on copyright.

With the exception of publications made by you or without explicit permission, you have no right to reproduce, supplement, publish, introduce, demonstrate, modify, produce, transmit the content contained on the Site without the permission of the Copyright Holder.

The use of the content contained on the Site must be accompanied by the following notice: "Copyright © Armenian Baháʼí Community", as well as, if necessary, a link to the relevant source.

The list of names, brands, products and services of third parties on this Site or links to other sites or information are provided only to fill in the content or for your convenience, and in no case do they contain or imply acceptance, sponsorship or offer to third parties, information, products or services provided by the site. The Site is not responsible for the content of other sites and does not confirm the content or truthfulness of the materials posted on such sites.

The Site has the right, at its sole discretion, to change or delete any documents, information or other content appearing on the Site

When used for commercial purposes, the consent of the Copyright Holder is mandatory, so please contact us at the following link.

III. USAGE OF THE SITE 

You have the right to use the site only for informational, mental and spiritual purposes, for non-commercial and other personal use purposes.

You shall not:

  • Copy, reproduce, modify, publish or upload data available on the Site.

  • When using the site, violate the rights and interests of other persons or perform any actions that may make it difficult or impossible for other users to use the Site.

  • Do not distribute illegal, offensive, defamatory or other unacceptable materials and information when using the site.

  • Do not use any device or software that interferes with the normal operation of the Site.

  • Exclude any device, automatic software or process (spiders, robots, etc.) application aimed at tracking or copying changes to the site or its individual parts.

  • Do not attempt to gain access or otherwise unauthorised access to sections of the Site where your access is restricted or prohibited.

  • Perform other actions that violate intellectual property rights related to the materials published on the site, or the normal operation of the site.

III. PRIVACY POLICY

We consider it a priority to preserve and protect the confidentiality of your personal data. This privacy policy describes measures we implement to protect the confidentiality of your personal data.

The legal bases for the processing of personal data are the following:

  • The Law of the Republic of Armenia “On the Protection of Personal Data” (ZR-49-N, adopted on May 18, 2015),

  • The user's consent to the processing of personal data, data in accordance with the procedure established by this Agreement.

The personal data of the users is processed for the following purposes:

  • To respond to user inquires.

  • For the purpose of sending invitations to events organised by the Baháʼí community, if the user has given his/her personal data by subscribing to the Site's newsletter,

  • To manage and improve the operation of the site,

  • In order to identify and prevent the shortcomings identified during the operation of the Site,

  • and for other legitimate purposes.

Personal data can be transferred to a third party only in cases stipulated by the RA Law “On the Protection of Personal Data”.

The personal data to be processed can only be obtained by the users of the Site directly.

Personal data of users is transmitted via an encrypted link and is available only to a limited number of people who have a special right to access the relevant system and are obliged to respect the confidentiality of information.

Personal data of users is processed in an automated way. When entering, providing or confirming data by the user, the Site carries out a number of measures aimed at preserving the security of personal data.

The collected personal data is stored on specially protected servers that do not have open access to the internet.

Personal data of users is stored for as long as it is necessary to achieve the above-mentioned purposes of processing, unless another period is established by the legislation of the Republic of Armenia.

We may change our privacy policy without prior notice. Your continued access to or use of the Site will be considered as acceptance of these changes.

When using the public sections of the Site, you are not obliged to provide any personal information about you, and when using the Site in this way, we do not control or collect any personally-identifiable information.

We can monitor how many people use our site, but your identity will not be disclosed as a result of such actions.

Personal data to be processed within the framework of the site are the following:

  • User's first name last name,

  • email address,

  • mobile number.

If you prefer not to provide personal data or withdraw your consent to the processing of personal data by the Site, you can contact us by writing a message through the following link.

IV. USE OF COOKIES AND STATISTICAL DATA

The Site does not use “Cookies” or “Web beacon” technologies to track your actions.

The Site does not provide or sell personal data to third-parties.

The Site may contain links to other sites or services that have their own privacy policies. Therefore, the Site is not responsible for the activities or content of these sites. Google Analytics uses “first-party cookies” (details):

Questions related to the data collection and use policy can be sent to us through the following link.