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Terms and Condition

With the access and use of this site, you acknowledge that you agree with the terms of use and privacy policy. We are allowed to modify these terms of use, privacy policy, and cookie policy any time we wish to. The modified version of these will be updated from time to time on the website itself.

You can visit the Cookies policy if you wish to consent to the usage of cookies by us or any other third party. If you wish to sign up on this site or attempt to claim any record via our official Harvard World Records, then these terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and additional policies automatically apply. However, we will provide you with prior registration and acceptance for these agreements.


This site is provided to you by Harvard World Records as an informational and interrelational platform along with the network with our sponsors, advertisers, or our service providers. This includes components like software, text, graphics, images, video, audio, and other kinds of stuff ( including verified content ). The Content written here may be provided by us or any of our verified organizations, including our trusted Service providers. The Content is assured by copyright and therefore any unauthorized use of the Content may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws. You have the right to access only the content that is permitted under these Terms of Use. No other use is permitted without prior written consent from us or the owner of the Content. You are not allowed to transfer, sell, assign, license, or modify the Content. The display and public performance of this content without permission are denied. The act of posting or networking content for any purpose is prohibited. The violation of any part of these Terms of Use will automatically destroy your permission to access and/ or use the Content and Site. Nothing on this Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel, or otherwise, any license or right to use any Third-Party Trademark displayed on this Site. The Third-Party Trademarks may not be used to disparage any applicable third-party, any of their products or services, or in any manner in which, in our reasonable judgment, may damage any goodwill in the Third-Party Trademarks. This Site is for personal use only and is not granted for creating connections with any commercial endeavors except those that are specifically approved by us. Your agreement to use this Site for lawful purposes and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, restrict or inhibit anyone else's use and enjoyment of the Site is a must. By using this Site, you agree to the fact that you are 13 years of age or older. Your account may be terminated without any warning if we came to know that you are less than 13 years of age. ( unless the guidance of your parents is approved by us)


A denial of your activity over the copy, reproduce, republish, disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer, download, post, broadcast, or transmit of the content in the public is allocated. The use of the Site’s content in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use is refused. Any other use of the Site’s content requires the prior written permission of HWR. The names, images, and logos provided by HWR in this site and services are subject to copyright, design rights, and trademarks of HWR and/ or third parties.


You shall be solely responsible for the User Content you submit (including, but not limited to text, photographs, graphics, video, or audio) and the consequences of our posting or publishing such User Content. In connection with the User Content you submit, you represent that:

  • you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize us to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other proprietary rights in and to any User Content to enable inclusion and use of the User Content in the manner contemplated by the Site and these Terms of Use.
  • you have the written consent, release, and/ or permission of every identifiable person in the User Content to use the name of every such identifiable person to enable inclusion and use of the User Content in the manner contemplated by the Site and these Terms of Use. We may maintain copies of any User Content for purposes of backup, security, or maintenance, or as required by law.


Please try not to ever reveal any personal information about yourself or anyone else (for example personal number, address, email address, or any other details that would allow you to be personally identified) in any User Content. Make sure not to break any law or take unnecessary risks when preparing the content to give to us.


If you are a copyright owner or an agent and believe that any User Content upon your copyright, then, you may submit a notification by providing our Copyright Agent (as defined below) with the following information in writing:

  1. A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
  2. Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have infringed
  3. Identification of the material which is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be accessed to which is to be disabled and information reasonably sufficient to permit the Copyright Agent to locate the material
  4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the Copyright Agent to contact you
  5. A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in this manner is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
  6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury.

Please send notifications of claimed infringement and other notices relating to User Content and/ or violation to Harvard World Records info@harvardworldrecords.com.


To participate in any communities within this Site, you are requested to register first. Any personal information supplied as part of this registration process and/ or any other interaction with the Site will be collected and stored as per the Privacy Policy. You agree to use the Site’s communities (including message boards) following the Community Rules. These apply across all of the Site’s community sites and services.


All accounts must be registered with a valid personal email address that you access regularly so that moderation emails can be sent to you. If you use multiple logins to disrupt a community or annoy other users you may have action taken against all of your accounts. . We may require users to re-validate their account if we believe they have been using an invalid email address. HWR reserves the right to close accounts if any user is seen to be using false Internet Protocol addresses to attempt to hide the use of multiple HWR accounts, or disrupts any of our services in any way. The submission of illegal materials including text, graphics, video, programs, or audio is highly disapproved. Contributing material to the Site’s community to commit or promote an illegal act is strictly prohibited. If you submit or share offensive or inappropriate content to or with any of the Site’s communities or anywhere else on the Site or otherwise engage in any disruptive behaviour on the Site, and HWR considers such behaviour to be serious and/ or repeated, we may use whatever information that is available to it about you to stop any further such infringements. This action may include informing relevant third parties such as your employer, school, or email provider about the infringement(s).


We shall claim notice to you of any suit, or proceeding and shall assist you, at your expense, in defending any such claim, suit, or proceeding. We reserve the right to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter which is subject to indemnification. You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold us harmless from and against any claims, actions, or demands, including, without limitation, reasonable legal and accounting fees, arising or resulting from your breach of these Terms of Use or your uploading of, access to, or use or misuse of the Content or the Site.


A ‘Cookie’ is a small file that is placed on your computer's hard drive when browsing on a webpage, reading an email, installing or using software or a mobile app. If you choose to accept Cookies, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular website. In general, Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. This data does not usually identify you directly, but the web application can provide you with a personalized web experience. They are usually used for the well-functioning of the Website and traffic analysis. By default, your web browser will accept cookies, however, this can be altered by you. You have the option of enabling or disabling cookies in your web browser. If you do not want us to install cookies, you may change the settings on your web browser to disable cookies. However please note that if you disable cookies, you may not be able to use all of the features of the website. The website and/or third parties may use ‘Cookies’, and other similar tracking technologies to collect information automatically as you browse the website and the internet. For this clause below terms have the meanings as set out below: By visiting the website whether as a registered user or otherwise, you acknowledge, understand and hereby agree that you are giving us your consent to track your activities and your use of the website through these tracking technologies. Cookie and IP address information may be transferred to the responding data centres outside the territory of India as well and these may include countries where applicable data protection laws provide a lesser degree of protection than India. In the event of any inconsistency, the terms of use including the privacy policy of the website shall prevail to the extent of conflict only.