Terms of Use

This website is owned and operated by Muslima Guide (‘We’ or ‘Us’), an unincorporated association guided by the principles outlined in the “CHARTER OF PRINCIPLES AND OPERATIONS OF MUSLIMA GUIDE UNINCORPORATED ASSOCIATION.” These Terms set forth the terms and conditions under which you may use our website and services as offered by us. This website offers visitors information relating to the religion of Islam, blogs, forums, and serves as a platform for our global community. By accessing or using the website and services, you approve that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these Terms and the terms set within our Privacy Policy.

By participating in the Muslima Guide community, you are also expected to adhere to our Code of Conduct. This Code outlines the principles and guidelines governing interactions within our online community. Any violations may result in appropriate actions, including warnings, suspension, or account termination. Together, let us contribute to a vibrant, respectful, and enriching online space for Muslim women worldwide.

1. General Terms

1.1 Acceptance of Terms:

  • By utilizing Muslima Guide’s website, you fully accept and agree to comply with the encompassing terms and conditions set forth herein.

1.2 Use of the Site:

  • The content provided on the website is intended for general information purposes only. Unauthorized usage may result in legal claims for damages and criminal offense.

1.3 Membership:

  • Certain sections of the site might necessitate user registration. Users opting to register must provide accurate and up-to-date information. Additionally, there is an age limit; users must be at least 13 years old or meet the minimum age requirement stipulated by their respective country’s laws.

1.4 Intellectual Property:

  • All trademarks acknowledged on the website that are not the property of the operator are strictly prohibited from reproduction.

1.5 User Content:

  • Material uploaded by users must adhere to applicable laws and Shariah principles, ensuring it does not infringe on the rights of others. Furthermore, there’s an encouragement for users to share content promoting understanding and respect in line with Islamic ethics.

1.6 Privacy:

  • User engagement with the site is also governed by the Privacy Policy, emphasizing a commitment to safeguarding user privacy and ensuring the security of personal information.
  • Information collected through website use is subject to the Privacy Policy available at https://muslimaguide.com/privacy-policy/. Users unwilling to accept the terms of the Privacy Policy must refrain from using the website.

1.7 External Links:

  • The website may include links to other websites for informational purposes. It’s crucial to note that these links do not signify an endorsement, and the platform bears no responsibility for the content of linked websites.

1.8 Limitation of Liability:

  • Users assume the risk of using any information or materials on the website. It is their responsibility to ensure that products, services, or information meet their specific requirements.

2. Shariah Compliance and Global User Responsibility

2.1 Shariah Compliance:

  • Muslima Guide is unequivocally committed to operating in strict accordance with Shariah principles, aligning content and services with ethical and moral standards prescribed by Islamic teachings.

2.2 Global User Responsibility:

  • Users from diverse corners of the world are welcomed on Muslima Guide, but in doing so, they are expected to adhere to universally accepted ethical standards and comply with the laws of their respective countries.

3. Changes and Governing Law

3.1 Changes to Terms:

  • Muslima Guide reserves the right to revise these terms of use at any time without prior notice, and users, by using the website, agree to be bound by the then-current version of these terms.

3.2 Governing Law:

  • Your utilization of this website and any arising disputes fall under the jurisdiction of the laws of the United Kingdom and Shariah principles.

4. User Conduct and Community Guidelines

4.1 Mutual Respect:

  • Users are expected to engage with the content and each other in a manner that reflects Islamic values of respect, compassion, and mutual understanding.

4.2 Prohibited Conduct:

  • Users are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activities that contradict Shariah principles, including but not limited to spreading hatred, misinformation, or engaging in activities that harm the community.

4.3 Community Inclusivity:

  • Muslima Guide embraces a diverse global community, and users are encouraged to contribute to an atmosphere that is inclusive, supportive, and enriching for everyone.

5. Legal Provisions and Educational Resources

5.1 Compliance with Local Laws:

  • Users are individually responsible for ensuring that their use of the Site complies with the laws and regulations of their respective countries.

5.2 Educational Resources:

  • While Muslima Guide provides educational resources, users are reminded that the information offered is not a substitute for professional advice, and they should seek guidance from qualified professionals when needed.

5.3 Interfaith and Cultural Understanding:

  • Encouraging interfaith and intercultural dialogue, Muslima Guide invites users to share their perspectives respectfully, fostering understanding and harmony among diverse communities.

5.4 Child Protection:

  • Muslima Guide is committed to the online protection of children, advising parents and guardians to monitor and guide their children’s activities on the platform.

6. Contact Information and Terms Specific to www.muslimaguide.com

6.1 Contact:

6.5 Right to Suspend or Cancel User Account:

  • Muslima Guide reserves the right to terminate or suspend user accounts, services, or content, with or without prior notice, at its sole discretion.

6.6 Indemnification:

  • Users agree to indemnify and hold Muslima Guide, its Steering Committee, Advisory Board, and Working Groups harmless from any demands, loss, liability, claims, or expenses made against them by any third party due to, or arising out of, or in connection with your use of the website or any of the services offered on the website.

6.7 Limitation of Liability:

  • Muslima Guide disclaims liability for indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential, or exemplary damages, and assumes no responsibility for errors, personal injury, property damage, or unauthorized access to secure servers.
  • To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, in no event shall Muslima Guide, be liable for any damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses, arising out of or relating to the use of, or inability to use, the website.

6.8 Promotional Emails and Content:

  • Users agree to receive promotional messages and materials from Muslima Guide, and can manage preferences on their user profile or by notifying us.

7. Miscellaneous

7.1 Preference of Law and Dispute Resolution:

  • These terms are governed by UK law, with disputes to be decided exclusively by a court in Manchester, UK.

7.2 Your Use of Content and Information – Disclaimer with Respect to Content:

  • A variety of information, advice, recommendations, letters, messages, comments, posts, text, graphics, software, music, sound, photographs, videos, data, and other materials (“Content”) is available on the Web Site. Muslima Guide strives to keep the Content accurate, complete, and up-to-date but cannot guarantee its accuracy.
  • Content available via the website is intended solely as a general educational aid. It is not intended as medical, counseling, legal, or other professional advice. Always seek the advice of your physician, counselor, or qualified professional regarding any medical or personal concerns.

7.3 No Obligation to Prescreen User Content:

  • Muslima Guide does not have an obligation to prescreen, edit, or remove user-provided content but reserves the right to do so at its discretion.

7.4 User-Submitted Content:

  • Users are responsible for all Content that you submit. By doing so, you represent and warrant that such content is not confidential and that you have all necessary permissions. You grant Muslima Guide a worldwide, nonexclusive, perpetual, fully sub-licensable, royalty-free right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works, distribute, perform, and display such Content.
  • Users agree not to submit, post, or otherwise make available any unlawful, harassing, defamatory, abusive, threatening, obscene, harmful, tortious, libelous, or invasive Content.

7.5 Compliance With Laws:

  • Users agree to comply with all laws applicable to their use of the website.

7.6 Ownership and Intellectual Property Rights:

  • Muslima Guide grants you a nonexclusive, nontransferable, revocable, limited license to view, copy, print, and distribute Content retrieved from the Website only for your personal, noncommercial use.

7.7 Your Contact With Advertisers or Other Third Parties:

  • Dealings with third parties found on the website are solely between users and the third party, and Muslima Guide disclaims any liability for such dealings.

7.8 Other Web Sites – Links to Other Websites:

  • Muslima Guide is not responsible for external sites linked on the website and disclaims any liability for content, items, or services on third-party websites.

8. Disclaimer of Warranties With Respect to Website

8.1 Web Site “As Is” Basis:

THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. MUSLIMA GUIDE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT.

8.2 No Guarantee of Website Performance:

MUSLIMA GUIDE DOES NOT MAKE ANY WARRANTY THAT THE WEBSITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THAT ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, OR THAT DEFECTS, IF ANY, WILL BE CORRECTED. MUSLIMA GUIDE MAKES NO WARRANTIES AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR AS TO THE ACCURACY, QUALITY, OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE.

8.3 User Responsibility for Downloaded Content:

ANY CONTENT DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS USED AT YOUR OWN RISK AND YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF SUCH CONTENT.

9. Notice and Procedure for Making Complaints Regarding Content

If you believe that any specific Content available on the Website either infringes your rights (including without limitation any intellectual property rights), or is otherwise unlawful, and you would like to file a complaint with us, please email help@muslimaguide.com.

Last Updated: 25 December 2023