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Winter 2010

A. General. We at Kahani Inc. are determined to ensure that our visitors, customers and friends will have a fun experience while visiting this Web site, without sacrificing their peace of mind as to the protection of their identity and other personal information. This policy statement tells you how we collect information on you, how it's used, and the steps we are taking to protect it from any unauthorized use.

A. No Information Sought. Because many visitors to this site are children, we take the utmost care to make certain that our content is appropriate for kids of all ages. We do not ask children to disclose more personal information than is necessary for them to participate in a particular activity (e.g., normally just their e-mail address), and we take steps to prevent children from posting contact information. Children should obtain permission from a parent or guardian before contacting Kahani Inc. in any regard, especially before entering any personal information (which we expressly discourage) or requesting information. Kahani Inc. does not permit children under the age of 13 to place any orders at the Subscription Shop or communicate with us through this Web site without the express written permission of their parent or legal guardian. If Kahani Inc. has any reason to believe that a visitor under the age of 13 is posting information, or attempting to purchase merchandise from the Subscription Shop they will be asked to have their parent or legal guardian send an e-mail or fax to us to confirm authorization.

B. COPPA. Kahani Inc. does not solicit personally identifiable information from children. The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act ("COPPA") requires Web sites that cater to children ? or know that a visitor to their site is a child under the age of 13 ? to follow specific Federal Trade Commission rules. In our attempt to fully comply with these rules, we would like you to know that:

1. Personally identifiable offline contact information will not be collected without prior parental consent.

2. Personal online contact information will not be solicited and collected without prior parental consent or parental notification, which will include an opportunity for the parent to prevent use of the information and the child's participation in the activity.

3. Kahani Inc. will not entice any child or adult, regardless of their age, to divulge more personal information than is needed to use the site or participate in any online activity by offering any special game, prize, incentive or other similar activity.

4. We provide only one online service to children: e-mails to the editor. Our readers, especially children, are given the opportunity to send comments to the editor regarding Kahani. We read all e-mails and delete any personally identifiable information from the letters. These letters may then be posted on our site or even published in the magazine. Each posting, whether online or in the magazine, is accompanied by the child's first name, the last name initial, state and age. If a child e-mails a question or a comment to the editor that cannot be answered in a public forum, we will keep the child's e-mail address until we are able to respond to his or her question/comment. Once we have responded, we will delete the child's e-mail address from our site and databases.

5. In no case will any personally identifiable information be distributed to third parties or otherwise posted, EXCEPT in the event of a business transfer, merger, or buyout of Kahani Inc. (see below for more details).

C. No Marketing to Children. Kahani Inc. will not contact children under 13 about special offers or for marketing purposes without parental consent.

D. No Disclosure. Kahani Inc. will not send personally identifiable information about a child to other companies or people, UNLESS we are required to respond to subpoenas, court orders or legal process - to the extent permitted by law.

E. Removal Requests. Parents or legal guardians are welcome to send an e-mail to to request deletion of any information we may have on their child.

F. Retention of Information. Please note that information about a child may remain in back-up storage for some period of time after a request for deletion of that child's account. This may be the case even though no information about that account remains in our active user databases.

A. Information Required. Visitors who place a Kahani subscription order from the Subscription Shop will be required to provide their full name, billing and mailing addresses, e-mail address, telephone number and a credit card number. If the order is being shipped to a third party, we will also need the recipient's name and mailing address. Before collecting information in connection with a Subscription Shop order, we will verify the validity of the purchaser's credit card. On a rare occasion, we might solicit additional voluntary information regarding shoppers' personal shopping preferences.
If you give us your contact information, such as postal address, e-mail address or telephone number, you may receive information from us on special offers, renewal notices or any problems arising from your subscription, such as nondelivery. We do not share our customers' contact information with third parties.

B. Children and the Subscription Shop. Children under the age of 13 are prohibited from ordering anything at all from our Subscription Shop without the express written permission of their parent or legal guardian.

A. General. In the event that Kahani Inc. or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, customer information will be one of the transferred assets. However, use of any information collected on children under the age of 13, if among the transferred assets should such a transaction take place, will only be used in accordance with the policies set forth herein in compliance with COPPA.

A. Address. If you have questions or concerns about this privacy policy, you can contact us at the following address:
P.O. Box 590155
Newton Centre
MA 02459

Or you can e-mail us at:


1. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS SITE: Kahani Inc. and its affiliated companies ("Kahani" or "we") provides content, comics, materials, information, and functionality (collectively, "Content") on this Web Site ("Site"), subject to the following terms and conditions which may change from time to time ("Terms").

2. COPYRIGHTS, TRADEMARKS AND RESTRICTIONS: All Content on this Site (including animation, text, graphics, logos, icons, and images), is the exclusive property of Kahani Inc., and is protected by intellectual property laws, worldwide. The trademarks, service marks, designs, and logos displayed on this Site (collectively "Trademarks"), are the registered or unregistered Trademarks of Kahani Inc.. You may not use or reproduce any Trademark of ours, or imply any endorsement by or relationship with us, without first obtaining our written permission.

3. FORUMS: We may from time to time host bulletin boards, forums or other public posting areas ("Forums"). The information and opinions expressed in these Forums are not necessarily ours, and we make no representations or warranties, whatever, regarding them. Neither do we assume any obligation to monitor these Forums or to delete or edit any postings. We do however reserve the right to delete, move, or edit any postings that we consider illegal or inappropriate in any way. Specifically, you shall not submit or otherwise publish through such Forums anything which libels, defames, invades privacy, or is even remotely obscene, pornographic, abusive, or threatening; violates any law, or advocates any illegal activity; advertises unauthorized products or services, or solicits funds; or infringes any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity, including, but not limited to violating anyone's right of privacy or publicity.


Kahani Inc. does not warrant that the Content accessible on this Site will be delivered free of viruses, errors or other harmful components. Nor should you expect any such problems to be timely corrected by us. Kahani Inc. assumes no liability for any damage to you or your computer from your use of this Site, or any of the Content or functions provided therein. Kahani Inc. does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use (or the results of the use) of the Content on this Site in terms of its correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. You (and not Kahani Inc.) assume the entire cost of any and all necessary servicing, repair or correction. Everything on this Site is provided solely for entertainment and promotional purposes. Furthermore, Kahani Inc. is not responsible for or liable to any person or entity for any loss, damage (whether actual, consequential, punitive or otherwise), injury, claim, liability or other cause of any kind or character whatever, based upon or resulting from any Content provided on this Site.

4. INDEMNIFICATION: You also agree to indemnify Kahani Inc. and its officers, directors, employees, legal representatives, agents, distributors and affiliates from and against any and all third-party claims, demands, liabilities, costs, or expenses, including reasonable attorney's fees, resulting from your breach of these Terms.

5. LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY WEB SITES AND ANY SPONSOR'S ADS: We may post links to third-party Web Sites, and some of the Content appearing on this Site may have been supplied by one or more third-parties ? including any sponsors. We are not responsible for the Content posted, or problems encountered on any third?party Web Site ? whether linked?to through this Site, or accessed by means of advertisements posted on this Site.

6. GOVERNING LAW; JURISDICTION: These Terms and their interpretation are governed by the laws of the State of [state] without reference to the principles of conflicts of laws thereof. Any dispute arising from the breach of these Terms shall be resolved exclusively in the state and federal courts of MA.

7. YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS: By visiting or using this site, you signify your acceptance of these Terms. If you do not agree to them, you are not permitted to visit or use this Site. Your continued use of this Site following the posting of changes to these terms will signify your acceptance of those changes, as well.

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