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Terms and Conditions

These are our terms and conditions for use of the network, which you may access in several ways, including but not limited, to the World Wide Web via id.lasentinelle.mu, digital television, PDA, mobile phone and RSS feeds. In these terms and conditions, when we say the “LSL Site”, we mean the digital information network operated by or on behalf of La Sentinelle Ltd (collectively“LSL”), regardless of how you access the network, as well as any LSL apps whether you access those via a LSL Site or a third-party site. However way you access the LSL Site, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

1. Registration

You may access areas of the LSL Site that require registration by becoming a registered member and creating an account with us. You agree to be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your passwords or other account identifiers which you choose and all activities that occur under your account. By registering on the LSL Site, you agree that:

  1. Your account and password are personal to you and may not be used by anyone else to access the LSL Site;
  2. You will not do anything which would assist anyone who is not a registered user to gain access to any registration area of the LSL Site; and
  3. You will not create registration accounts for the purpose of tampering with the functionality of the site or violating the rights and identity of other users; nor will you seek to pass yourself off as another user.

You agree to notify us immediately if you become aware of any unauthorised use of your password or account identifiers by others.

2. Termination of registration

If you no longer wish to have a registered account, you may terminate your account by sending an email to hello@lsl.digital. If you no longer accept these terms and conditions or any future modification to these terms and conditions, you must cease using the LSL Site. Continued use of the LSL Site indicates your continued acceptance of these terms and conditions.

If, for any reason, we believe that you have not complied with these terms and conditions, we may, at our sole discretion, cancel your access to the registration areas of LSL Site immediately and without prior notice and as of right and without the need of any judicial or extra-judicial formality.

We may terminate your registered account, at our sole discretion, by emailing you at the address you have registered stating that the agreement has been terminated.

3. Use of material appearing on the LSL Site

Your use of the LSL Site is for your own personal and non-commercial use only. You acknowledge that, as between LSL and you, except for user content and advertisements (as discussed below), LSL is the sole owner of all content on the LSL Site, including, without limitation, all applicable copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, trade names, logos, and other intellectual property rights thereto, as well as text, images, graphics, logos, audio, video and other material appearing on the LSL Site (“LSL Content”.

The LSL Site and the LSL Content are protected by the copyright laws and other intellectual property laws of Mauritius and are protected globally by applicable international copyright treaties.

You may download and print extracts from the LSL Content for your own personal and non-commercial use only, provided you maintain and abide by any author attribution, copyright or trademark notice or restriction in any material that you download or print. You may not use any LSL Content for any other purpose without our prior written approval. Except as expressly authorised by LSL, you are not allowed to create a database in electronic or paper form comprising all or part of the material appearing on the LSL Site.

You specifically undertake not to allow any person not registered as a user of id.lasentinelle.mu to have access to our services which are reserved to subscribers. This includes access to the fee- paying electronic versions of the publications available on the LSL site and the other services that require the identification of the user, whether these services are free or subject to payment.

If you wish to use our content other than as permitted by these terms and conditions, please contact us at hello@lsl.digital. For all other inquiries about distribution or reproduction of the materials, please contact hello@lsl.digital.

4. Disclaimer of liability

Nothing in the LSL Content is provided for any specific purpose or at the request of any particular person. For the avoidance of confusion, we will not be liable for any loss caused as a result of your doing, or not doing, anything as a result of viewing, reading or listening to the LSL Content or any part of it. You can access other sites via links from the LSL Site. These sites are not under our control and we are not responsible in any way for any of their contents. We give no warranties of any kind concerning the LSL Site or the LSL Content. In particular, we do not warrant that the LSL Site or any of its contents is virus free. You must take your own precautions in this respect as we accept no responsibility for any infection by virus or other contamination or by anything which has destructive properties. Although we will do our best to provide constant, uninterrupted access to the LSL Site, we do not guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay.

5. Apps

You may download certain LSL apps (“Apps”) either from LSL sites or from third-party app stores or shops. All of these terms apply to the maximum extent relevant to your use of the apps.

In addition to the limitations on our liability set out in Section 4, we shall not be liable for any damage caused to or interference with any equipment or other apps or content of any description.

6. Data protection

Please see our privacy policy for details of how personally identifiable information is collected and may be processed or shared with others. You will find the complete online Privacy Policy at https://id.lasentinelle.mu/privacy

7. Changes to these terms and conditions of use

Please note that we may change these terms and conditions from time to time at our sole discretion and we reserve the right to do so without your consent. Any revised terms and conditions will be applicable at the time of posting on the LSL Site. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the LSL Site after it has been posted.

8. Governing law & jurisdiction

These terms and conditions are governed by Mauritian law and the parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Mauritian courts.

9. Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless LSL, its parents, subsidiaries, and affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, and employees from any and all claims, liabilities, costs, and expenses, including, but not limited to, attorneys' fees and expenses, arising out of a breach by you or any user of your account of these terms and conditions or privacy policy or arising out of a breach of your obligations, representation and warranties under these terms and conditions.

10. No waiver

Our failure to insist upon or enforce any provision of these terms of service shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right of LSL.


Additional terms of use for international users

11. DMCA notice for international users

If you are a non-Mauritian copyright owner or an agent of a Mauritian copyright owner and believe that any user content or other content on the LSL Site infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(3), the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (“DMCA”) by providing our designated copyright agent with the following information in writing:

  1. Identification of the copyrighted work or works claimed to have been infringed;
  2. Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
  3. Your contact information including name, address, telephone number and, if available, an email address;
  4. A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorised by the owner of the work, its agent or the law;
  5. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and, under penalty of perjury, that you are authorised to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; and
  6. Your physical or electronic signature.

The LSL designated copyright agent to receive notifications of claimed infringement is: hello@lsl.digital. Only DMCA notices should go to the designated copyright agent. You acknowledge that, if you fail to comply with all of the requirements of this Section, your DMCA notice may not be valid.

12. Additional disclaimers

Visitors to the LSL Site agree that their use of the LSL Site is at their own sole risk. The LSL Site is provided “as is” and “as available”, without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to: (i) any warranties concerning the availability, accuracy, appropriateness, reliability, timeliness or usefulness of the content of the LSL Site; and (ii) any warranties of title, warranty of non-infringement, or warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. LSL also makes no representations and warranties as to any linked sites and LSL has no liability or responsibility with respect to your use of such sites. In some instances, content made available on the LSL Site may represent the opinions and judgments of providers or users, such as user content. LSL and its affiliates do not endorse nor shall they be held responsible or liable for the accuracy or reliability of any statement made on the LSL Site by anyone other than authorised LSL employees acting in such capacity. This disclaimer of liability applies to any damages or injuries caused by the LSL Site, including, without limitation, those damages or injuries occurring as a result of: (i) any error, omission, deletion or defect in the content available on the LSL Site; or (ii) any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communication line failure, theft or destruction of records, information or data, unauthorised access to, alteration of, or use of records, information or data, whether for breach of contract, tort, negligence, defamation, or any other cause of action. LSL does not warrant or guarantee that access to the LSL Site will be uninterrupted or error-free.

Applicable law may not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.

13. Limitation of liability

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, IN NO EVENT WILL LSL OR ITS AFFILIATES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT OR INDIRECT LOSS, DAMAGE, COST, EXPENSE OR LIABILITY OF ANY KIND ("LOSS") ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE AVAILABILITY, USE, RELIANCE ON, OR INABILITY TO USE THE LSL SITE, INCLUDING (WITHOUT LIMITATION): (i) DAMAGES FOR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, LOSS OF BUSINESS AND OTHER PROFITS, LOSS OF PROGRAMS, COST OF REPLACING EQUIPMENT OR SOFTWARE OR LOSS OF RECORDS, INFORMATION OR DATA, LOSS OF USE OF DATA, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF CUSTOMERS, LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO REPUTATION, LOSS OF CAPITAL, DOWNTIME COSTS, LOSS UNDER OR IN RELATION TO ANY OTHER CONTRACT, OR LOSS OF ANTICIPATED SAVINGS OR BENEFITS; (ii) ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS; OR (iii) ANY LOSS ATTRIBUTABLE TO ERRORS, OMISSIONS, OR OTHER INACCURACIES IN THE LSL SITE. THE EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY IN THIS SECTION 17 APPLIES EVEN IF LSL SHALL HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS.

BECAUSE SOME STATES OR JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR PARTICULAR KINDS OF LOSS, IN SUCH STATES OR JURISDICTIONS, LSL’s LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW (THEREBY MINIMIZING GUARDIAN'S LIABILITY TO YOU TO THE LOWEST AMOUNT THAT APPLICABLE LAW PERMITS).’

14. Sanctions

Tampering or modifying content from PDF files downloaded from LSL site is strictly prohibited.

Any violation of the above-mentioned clause will result in the immediate closure of your account and a void membership.

A void membership means:

  • The user will not be able to access ANY publication and content served by id.lasentinelle.mu.
  • There will be NO refund of subscription expenses.
  • You will be notified of these sanctions via the email address you have used to subscribe to id.lasentinelle.mu.

Details of variations

4 September 2017: Creation and upload of the Terms of Use to id.lasentinelle.mu

Contact details

For all additional questions, please refer to the particulars below:

Email: hello@lsl.digital
LSL DIGITAL
Member of La Sentinelle Ltd,
3, Rue des Oursins,
Baie-du-Tombeau,
Mauritius.