Terms & Condition

Our web site, www.lakehouse.lk is an Internet service published by the Associated Newspapers Ceylon Limited, ‘Lake House’ .When entering our site you are accepting our Terms and Conditions. We may decide to change them at any time, and if we do so, those changes will be written into these terms and conditions. It is the responsibility of users to be aware of these terms and conditions in case there are any changes. Writing the changes in here is our obligation, keeping an eye on them is yours. Continuing to use the site after a change has been made is your acceptance of the changes.

We reserve the right to add to or change/modify the terms of this Agreement including but not limited to suspend / cancel, or discontinue any or all channels, or service at any time without notice, make modifications and alterations in any or all of the content, products and services contained on the site without prior notice.. You will be deemed to have accepted such change/s if you continue to access the Site subsequent to such changes.

Information presented on this website is considered public information (unless otherwise noted in material) and may be distributed or copied for non-commercial (personal, educational, research etc.) purposes.
The use of any material from this website and quoting in mass media requires appropriate credit and link to the web page where the information was taken from.
Unauthorised attempts to change the information taken or quoted from this website are strictly prohibited.

You are permitted to print or download extracts from these pages for your personal non-commercial use only. Any copies of these pages saved to disk or to any other storage medium may only be used for subsequent viewing purposes or to print extracts for personal use. You may not (whether directly or through the use of any software program) create a database in electronic or structured manual form by regularly or systematically downloading and storing all or any part of the pages from this site. No part of the Site may be reproduced or transmitted to or stored in any other web site, nor may any of its pages or part thereof be disseminated in any electronic or non-electronic form, nor included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without prior written permission.

Third Party Material

You will see advertising material submitted by third parties on www.lakehouse.lk Individual advertisers are solely responsible for the content of advertising material which they submit to us, including ensuring that it complies with relevant legislation. We accept no responsibility for the content of advertising material, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein.

We provide some part of the epaper websites ( epaper.dailynews.lk,epaper.dinamina.lk,epaper.thinakaran.lk,epaper.sundayobserver.lk, epaper.silumina.lk&epaper.vaaramanjari.lk) to you free of charge and other areas of the epaper websites may require payment. We may charge a fee for any portion of the epaper website. You must be at least 18 years old or have obtained permission from your parent or guardian in order to make any purchases of, on or through the epaper websites. We will provide you with advance notice of all fees we charge and any changes to our fees. If you continue to use the epaper websites after a fee has been imposed or increased, you agree to pay the fee or increase.
Some areas of the epaper websites require a paid subscriptions to access. If you terminate a subscription, you may be responsible for the full amount of the subscription payments for the subscription period in which your termination was effective
When you provide payment information, you represent and warrant that the information is accurate and that you are authorized to use the payment method provided. Purchases of subscriptions are non-refundable, have no monetary value (i.e., are not a cash account or equivalent), and are purchases of only a non-exclusive, revocable, non-assignable and non-transferable right to access the content. All content on our epaper websites are our content and you have no proprietary or monetary interest in your subscription to access the content. We may immediately suspend or terminate your subscription and rights to access the content in our sole discretion without notice or liability. We may establish limits on a subscription like expiration dates or maximum amounts. You may not transfer, sell, purchase, barter, or trade a subscription or attempt or offer to do so. Any attempted transfer will be null and void. If we suspend or terminate your subscription, you forfeit that subscription except as may be set forth in the applicable Guidelines. Except as may be set forth in additional Guidelines or as required by applicable law, we are not responsible for replacing any modified, suspended or terminated subscription or for providing any credit, refund or other sum related to a subscription. When you purchase a subscription to any of the epaper websites, you may be required to provide personal information to an independent third-party payment processor, as further described in our Privacy Policy. If the payment processor is responsible for the treatment of your personal information, the collection, transmission and processing of your personal information will be governed by that payment processor’s privacy policy. We are not responsible for any damages relating to your placement of an order with a payment processor and, except as otherwise agreed, we will not provide refunds for such purchase. You are responsible for all such transactions and any associated charges. In addition, if a payment processor experiences a data breach that affects your information, we will not be responsible for such breach.

You agree to not use the service to:
Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libellous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable.
Harm minors in any way.
Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through the service.
Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements).
Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party.
Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation

You agree to use this site only for lawful purposes within Sri Lankan law and in a manner that does not infringe the rights, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment, of this site by any third party. Such restrictions include, without limitation, conduct which is unlawful, or which may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person and the transmission of obscene or offensive content or disruption of the normal flow of dialogue within this site.
This site and the information, names, images, pictures, logos and icons regarding or relating to the Associated Newspapers Ceylon Limited ‘Lake House’ and/or ‘Dinamina Radio’, its products and services (or to third party products and services), is provided “as is” and on an “is available” basis.
In no event will the Associated Newspapers Ceylon Limited, ‘Lake House’ and/or Dinamina Radio be liable for any damages including, without limitation, indirect or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever arising from the use or loss of use, data, or profits, whether under this contract, negligence or other tortuous action, arising out of, or in connection with, the use of the site.
The Associated Newspapers Ceylon Limited, ‘Lake House’ does not warrant that the functions contained in the material of this site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or bugs, or represents the full functionality, accuracy, reliability of the materials.
The names, images and logos identifying the Associated Newspapers Ceylon Limited, ‘Lake House’, Dinamina Radio or third parties and their products and services, are proprietary marks of the Associated Newspapers Ceylon Limited, Lake House’ and/or third parties.
Nothing contained herein shall be construed as conferring by implication or otherwise any licence or right under any trademark, patent or any other intellectual property right of the Associated Newspapers Ceylon Limited, ‘Lake House’ or any other third party.

Occasionally within the site you may find other rules or terms relating to specific material which may conflict with or contradict these Terms and Conditions. These could be rules for competitions, specific download requirements, or prize draws, for example. If there is any conflict, then the rules or terms relating to specific material will take precedence over the more general terms and conditions.

These Terms and Conditions apply every time you log onto our website. If you do not agree to these Terms and Conditions in full, then you must log out of our website immediately.