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Terms And Condition

This Portal is designed, developed by SPIC, Chandigarh.

Though all efforts have been made to ensure the accuracy and currency of the content on this Portal, the same should not be construed as a statement of law or used for any legal purposes. SPIC accepts no responsibility in relation to the accuracy, completeness, usefulness or otherwise, of the contents. Users are advised to verify/check any information with the relevant Government department(s) and/or other source(s), and to obtain any appropriate professional advice before acting on the information provided in the Portal.

In no event will the Government or SPIC be liable for any expense, loss or damage including, without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any expense, loss or damage whatsoever arising from use, or loss of use, of data, arising out of or in connection with the use of this Portal.

Links to other websites that have been included on this Portal are provided for public convenience only. SPIC is not responsible for the contents or reliability of linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the view expressed within them. We cannot guarantee the availability of such linked pages at all times.

These terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the Indian Laws. Any dispute arising under these terms and conditions shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of India.

Content Review Policy (CRP)

All possible efforts need to be taken to keep the content on the Website current and up-to-date. This Content Review Policy defines the roles and responsibilities of the website content review and the manner in which it need to be carried out. Review Policies are defined for the diverse content elements.

The Review Policy is based on different type of content elements, its validity and relevance as well as the archival policy. The matrix below gives the Content Review Policy:

The entire website content would be reviewed for syntax checks once a week by the Chandigarh Museums, Chandigarh.

Web Information Manager
Email: museum[at]chd.nic.in

S. No Content Element Event Time Policy Frequency of Review Approver
1 About  Chandigarh Museums Half Yearly Content Manager
2 Chandigarh Museums related Information   Quarterly /Immediate - if changes in disclosure related information Content Manager
3 Chandigarh Museums issued  Guidelines    Quarterly/ Immediate-if  new Policies introduced Content Manager
4 IT Acts/Rules/Regulation   Quarterly Content Manager
5 Disclosure record/ CRL   weekly Content Manager
6 Notifications   Weekly Content Manager
7 Publications/Reports   Quarterly  Content Manager
8 Contact Details   Quarterly  Content Manager
9 What’s New   Weekly /Immediate in case of an event Content Manager
10 Tenders /Recruitments   Quarterly Immediate in case of an event Content Manager
11  RTI related   Quarterly Immediate in case of an event Content Manager
Content Moderation and Approval Policy (CMAP)

The content to be published on the website is contributed by the Content Manager in a consistent fashion to maintain uniformity and to bring in standardization. In order to present the content as per the requirement of the viewer, the content is categorized and to retrieve the relevant content efficiently, and the content is contributed to the website through a Content Management System which would be web-based having user-friendly interface.

Once the content is contributed it is approved and moderated prior to being published on the Website. The moderation could be multilevel and is role based. If the content is rejected at any level then it is reverted back to the originator of the content for modification

Web Information Manager
Email: museum[at]chd.nic.in

S. No Content Element Moderator Approver Contributor
1 About  Chandigarh Museums Web Information Manager Chandigarh Museums Content  Manager
2 Chandigarh Museums related Information Web Information Manager Chandigarh Museums Content  Manager
3 Chandigarh Museums issued  Guidelines  Web Information Manager Chandigarh Museums Content  Manager
4 IT Acts/Rules/Regulation Web Information Manager Chandigarh Museums Content  Manager
5 CRL Web Information Manager Chandigarh Museums Content Manager
6 Notifications Web Information Manager Chandigarh Museums Content  Manager
7 Publications/Reports Web Information Manager Chandigarh Museums Content  Manager
8 Contact Details Web Information Manager Chandigarh Museums Content  Manager
9 What's New Web Information Manager Chandigarh Museums Content  Manager
10 Tenders /Recruitments Web Information Manager Admin & Finance Content  Manager
11  RTI related Web Information Manager Chandigarh Museums PIO
Content Archival Policy (CAP):

The content components are created with metadata, source and validity date. Validity of some of the components may not be known at the time of creation. Such content is treated as perpetual and the validity date shall be ten years from the date of creation. The content shall not be displayed on the Website after the validity date.

Some of the short lived content components like tenders, recruitment, draft for discussion etc which will not have any relevance on the website after the event or intended purpose. The content components like documents, reports, what’s new are to be regularly reviewed as per the Content Review Policy.

The content is to be reviewed at least two weeks prior to the validity date and if required revalidate the content and modify the validity date. If content is not relevant, then the content is archived and no longer published on the Website.

The expired contents components such as documents, Chandigarh Museums related information, and Office of Chandigarh Museums issued procedures etc need to be archived. The content Element on the Website has different Entry/Exit Policy and Archival Policy as enlisted below:-

Web Information Manager
Email: museum[at]chd.nic.in

S. No Content Element Entry Policy Exit Policy
1 About  Chandigarh Museums Whenever  IT ACT Changes / Govt decision with respect to responsibilities of Chandigarh Museums Seven (07) years since date of entry into archival.
2 Chandigarh Museums related Information Discontinuation of  Chandigarh Museums Seven (07) years  since date of entry into archival.
3 Chandigarh Museums issued  Guidelines Overruling Office Memorandum or Notification issued. Seven (07) years since date of memo/ notification
4 IT  Acts/Rules/Regulation Issued through the gazette/ Passed by the Central or State Government Perpetual (10 years) to be always available in the Acts/rules database
5 Disclosure record/ CRL Closure of Licensed Chandigarh Museums Seven (07) years since date of entry into archival.
6 Notifications Overruling Office Memorandum or Notification issued. Five (05) years since date of entry into archival.
7 Publications/Reports Completion of its validity period. Five (05) years since date of entry into archival.
8 Contact Details Not required Not required.
9 What’s New As soon as it loses relevance. Automatically after the expiry of the validity period.
10 Tenders /Recruitments As soon as it loses relevance. Seven (05) years since date of entry into archival.
11 RTI related Issued through the gazette/ Passed by the Central or State Government Five (05) years since date of discontinuation.
Copyright Policy

Material featured on this Portal may be reproduced free of charge after taking proper permission by sending a mail to us. However, the material has to be reproduced accurately and not to be used in a derogatory manner or in a misleading context.

Wherever the material is being published or issued to others, the source must be prominently acknowledged. However, the permission to reproduce this material shall not extend to any material which is identified as being copyright of a third party.

Authorisation to reproduce such material must be obtained from the departments/copyright holders concerned.

Privacy Policy

If the Chandigarh Museums Portal requests you to provide personal information, you will be informed for the particular purposes for which the information is gathered and adequate security measures will be taken to protect your personal information.

We do not sell or share any personally identifiable information volunteered on the India Portal site to any third party (public/private). Any information provided to this Portal will be protected from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration, or destruction.

We gather certain information about the User, such as Internet protocol (IP) addresses, domain name, browser type, operating system, the date and time of the visit and the pages visited. We make no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting our site unless an attempt to damage the site has been detected.

Hyper Linking Policy

Links to external websites/portals

At many places in this Portal, you shall find links to other websites/portals. This links have been placed for your convenience. NIC is not responsible for the contents and reliability of the linked websites and does not necessarily endorse the views expressed in them. Mere presence of the link or its listing on this Portal should not be assumed as endorsement of any kind. We can not guarantee that these links will work all the time and we have no control over availability of linked pages.

Links to Chandigarh Museums Portal by other websites

We do not object to you linking directly to the information that is hosted on this Portal and no prior permission is required for the same. However, we would like you to inform us about any links provided to this Portal so that you can be informed of any changes or updations therein. Also, we do not permit our pages to be loaded into frames on your site. The pages belonging to this Portal must load into a newly opened browser window of the User.