Terms of Use

Freedom of Expression (‘FoE’) provides this website, foe.design, and a newsletter, and delivered by email to subscribers on a monthly basis (the ‘Newsletter’) (together, the website and the Newsletter may be referred to as the ‘Website’) for informational purposes.

By accessing the website, you accept these Terms and Conditions of use, as may be amended from time to time, without limitation or qualification. If you do not wish to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, please refrain from further use of the website.

Content is Protected by Copyright Laws

All text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, trademarks, logos, sounds, music, artwork, computer code, designs, drawings, ideas, apps, games, information and media (collectively, ‘Content’), including but not limited to the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, ‘look and feel’ and arrangement of such Content, contained on the FoE Website is owned, controlled or licensed by or to FoE (or the respective owners), and may be protected by copyright, patent and trademark laws, and various other intellectual property rights.

Commercial Use

Except as expressly provided in these Terms of Use, no part of the FoE Website and no Content may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, encoded, translated, transmitted or distributed in any way (including ‘mirroring’) to any other computer, server, website or other medium for publication or distribution or for any commercial enterprise, without FoE’s express prior written consent.


You authorize FoE to use any and all information provided by you to FoE in any manner consistent with FoE’s Privacy Policy. Additionally, by using the FoE Website, you acknowledge and agree that internet transmissions are never completely private or secure. You understand that any message or information you send to FoE through the Website may be read or intercepted by others, even if there is a special notice that a particular transmission is encrypted.

Links to Third-Party Websites

The FoE Website may contain links to other independent third-party websites (‘Linked Sites’). These Linked Sites are provided solely as a convenience to our visitors. Such Linked Sites are not under FoE’s control, and FoE is not responsible for and does not endorse the content of such Linked Sites, including any information or materials contained on such Linked Sites. FoE makes no representation that these Linked Sites are free of error. You will need to make your own independent judgment regarding your interaction with these Linked Sites.


FoE provides the Website on an ‘as-is’ and ‘as-available’ basis. Your use of the website or its contents, including, but not limited to, the newsletter, is at your own risk. FoE disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, copyright or trademark ownership and / or noninfringement of copyrights or other third-party proprietary rights. FoE does not warrant that the website will provide continuous, prompt, secure, or error-free service. FoE makes reasonable, ongoing efforts to revise and update the website, but assumes no liability for any errors or omissions, including the inaccuracy of content, or for any damages or losses that you or any third party may incur as a result of the unavailability of the website. FoE assumes no responsibility, and shall not be liable for, any damages to your computer equipment or other property arising from your use of the website, including but not limited to the reproduction of the website’s content or the newsletter.

Limitation of Liability

Under no circumstances shall FoE, its affiliates, Directors, officers, employees or agents be liable to you for any damages, including, without limitation, any direct, indirect, consequential, compensatory, exemplary, punitive, incidental or special damages (even if FoE has been advised of the possibility of such damages) arising from or related to your use of the website and / or its contents, including, but not limited to, the newsletter.


You agree to indemnify FoE, its members, office bearers and employees and hold them harmless from any cost, demands, loss, claim, liability or expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees and related costs) made against FoE due to or arising out of or relating in any manner to your (i) violation of this Agreement or (ii) use of FoE’s Website.

Governing Law

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and in accordance with the laws of the state of Karnataka, India. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating in any manner to FoE’s Website or these conditions shall be filed only in the courts located in the state of Karnataka, India and that you submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of such courts for all purposes hereunder.


If any of these conditions shall be determined to be unlawful, against public policy or void for any reason, it is agreed such provision shall be deemed severed from the rest of the Terms of Use and shall not be made a part of this Agreement.

Entire Agreement

This Terms of Use represents the entire Agreement between you and FoE relating to the subject matter of the foregoing and cannot be modified except as provided for hereinabove or in a writing signed by an authorized representative of FoE.

Last updated: April 2023