UPDATED: 25 JULY 2018
This website (the “Website”) is owned and operated by The Women Media and News Trust (“Trust”) bearing Registration no: __678/4, having its registered office at 25, Adchini village, New Delhi (“Trust”, “Us”, “Our” or “We”).
This user agreement is an electronic record in terms of Information Technology Act, 2000 (“Act“) and rules thereunder as applicable and the amended provisions pertaining to electronic records in various statutes as amended by the Information Technology (Amendment) Act, 2008. This user agreement is generated by a computer system and does not require any physical or digital signatures.
Please read these terms and conditions of use (“Terms”) of the Website stated herein carefully as by using the Website You agree to be bound by them, without limitation or qualification, as updated from time to time. We reserve the right to vary the conditions of use at any time and will post any variations here. You are advised to review the conditions of use on a regular basis as You will be deemed to have accepted variations if You continue to use the Website after they have been posted.
ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS
These Terms shall apply to all services provided by the Trust and to every user who accesses our Website (hereinafter collectively referred to as “User(s)”, “You” or “Your“). By using the services offered on the Website, You agree that You are availing the services offered by the Trust and are bound by the Terms contained herein below.
All the statements in these Terms apply to all Users, and all Users are therefore required to read and understand these Terms set out herein prior to accessing or utilizing any services from the Trust.
If You do not agree to abide by these conditions of use You should not use the Website in any way.
You represent and warrant that You have the power and authority to enter into this agreement and You are at least eighteen (18) years old.
We reserve the right to undertake all necessary steps to ensure that the security, safety and integrity of our systems as well as its user’s interests are and remain, well–protected. Towards this end, We may take various steps to verify and confirm the authenticity, enforceability and validity of Your acts, requests or information placed by You.
The User acknowledges and confirms that the Trust has the right to:
limit, deny or restrict the use or access to the Website in entirety or certain portions of the Website to users, including Yourself, at its sole discretion;
deny provision of any/all of its services to particular users without any prior notice/explanation in order to protect the interests of the Trust and/or other users, as determined in the sole discretion of the Trust;
reject a User from registering on the Website without assigning any reason thereof;
suspend/cancel/deactivate any user’s account/ registration for any reason which the Trust shall deem fit, at its sole discretion; or
delete, edit or move any content posted or provided on the Website for any reason whatsoever.
The Trust will determine, in its sole discretion, whether there has been a breach of these Terms through Your use of the Website. When a breach of these Terms has occurred, the Trust may take all or any of the following actions or any such action as it deems appropriate, including but not limited to the following: (a) immediate, temporary, or permanent withdrawal of Your right to use the Website, (b) issuance of a warning to You, (c) initiation of legal proceedings against You for reimbursement of all resulting costs and expenses suffered by the Trust on an indemnity basis (including but not limited to reasonable administrative and legal costs), or (d) disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as is reasonably necessary.
The Trust reserves the right to suspend, terminate or restrict the User’s access to the entire or a section of this Website without notice. Furthermore, this limited license terminates automatically, without notice to You, if You breach any of these Terms.
You hereby agree not to use contact information provided on the Website for any unauthorized purposes. You shall not use any hardware or software intended to damage or interfere with the proper working of the Website or to surreptitiously intercept any system, data, personal information or content on the Website. You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of the Website in any manner whatsoever. The Trust hereby reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to limit or terminate Your access to or use of the Website at any time without notice to You.
In addition, the User shall not transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or promotional material or any other similar form of solicitation (spam) or any material that You are not authorized to use, disclose, distribute, or share.
THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
This Website may contain links to other websites owned and operated by third parties who are not related to the Trust (“Third-Party Websites“). Third-Party Websites are not under the control of Trust and Trust shall not be responsible for the content of any Third-Party Websites or any hyperlink contained in a Third-Party Websites and makes no representation or warranty with respect to the content of any such Third-Party Websites.
Your access and usage of any Third-Party Websites is entirely at Your own risk. We shall not be a party to any transaction between You and a Third-Party Website. Your use of a Third-Party Website is subject to the terms and conditions of that Third-Party Website. Internet communications may be susceptible to interference or interception by third parties. We assume no liability for any disclosure of information due to any errors in transmission, unauthorised third party access to Our Website and data bases or other acts of third parties, or acts or omissions beyond Our reasonable control.
The Website may contain third party advertisements, promotions, etc. (that may or may not contain embedded hyperlinks or referral buttons to Third-Party Websites). The display of such advertising does not in any way imply an endorsement or recommendation by the Trust of the relevant advertiser, its products or services or any such Third-Party Website. You must refer directly to the relevant advertiser for all information regarding the advertiser and its products and/or services. Trust accepts no responsibility for any interaction between You and the relevant third party and is released from any liability arising out of or in any way connected with such interaction and/or any defects, deficiencies, claims, etc. arising out of an advertiser’s products and/or services.
The Trust reserves the right to object or disable any Third-Party Websites to or from the Website.
Unless otherwise expressly prescribed by Us in writing, full payment of the amount prescribed at the time of registration will be required to be payable (“Donations”).All Donations made are non-refundable and non-transferable.
All donations made by Indian citizens are 50% exempt from tax under Section 80G of the Income Tax Act, 1961 as amended from time to time. The Trust will send an 80G certificate to the physical address or the email address provided, subject to receipt of PAN card copy from You.
To provide Donations or avail any other services offered by Us through the Website, You must have Internet access and a current valid accepted payment method as indicated during sign-up (“Payment Method“). We do not store any of Your credit card information or such other information restricted by RBI for processing payment, and have partnered with payment gateways for the payment towards Donations. You agree that in case a third-party payment provider stores any such information, We will not be responsible for such storage, and it will be solely by Your discretion to allow the third party to store such information. Any loss of such information or any loss incurred by You due to usage of such information will be solely a loss incurred by You, and We will in no way be liable for any such losses and will neither be responsible to reimburse / make good such losses in any manner whatsoever.
Trust owns all the intellectual property rights in the content published on the Website except where otherwise indicated by a third party’s proprietary notice. Images, trade marks, logos, and brands are also protected by other intellectual property laws and may not be reproduced or appropriated in any manner without written permission of their respective owners. Unless specifically prohibited by a notice published on any page, You may make a print copy of such parts of the Website as You may reasonably require for Your own personal use provided that any copy has attached to it any relevant proprietary notices and/or disclaimers. All other use is prohibited.
The User has no right to use or copy any of trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos, domain names, and other distinctive brand features of the Trust or any other person as displayed on the Website.
Nothing on Our Website should be construed as granting any license or right to use any trade marks displayed on Our Website. We retain all proprietary rights on Our Website. Users are prohibited from using the same without the prior written permission of the Trust or such other parties.
You hereby agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Trust and its affiliates from and against any and all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses (including reasonable lawyer’s fees and court costs) arising out of, or in any way related to, use of Website and any violation of these Terms. If You cause a technical disruption of the Website or the systems transmitting the Website to You or others, You agree to be responsible for any and all losses, liabilities, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable legal fees and court costs, arising or resulting from that disruption.
You agree that in no event shall the Trust or its employees, directors, shareholders or representatives be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages, or for any lost profits or revenues, business interruption, loss of data or any other damages resulting from: (a) the use or the inability to use the Website or reliance on any content contained in this Website; (b) unauthorized access to or alteration of the user’s transmissions or data; (c) damages for loss of use, data or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the Website; (d) any delay or inability to use the Website or related services provided on the Website; (e) non-availability of the Website during periodic maintenance operations or any unplanned suspension of access to the Website that may occur due to technical reasons or for any reason beyond the Trust’s control; (f) any interruption or delay in provisions of any services or access to this Website, due to any force majeure event (g) any other matter relating to the Website or the services available on the Website, or otherwise arising out of the use of the Website, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise.
The Trust hereby expressly disclaims all liability for any and all actions taken by it in response to a breach of the Terms committed by You.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Trust takes every care and precaution to ensure that information published on the Website is accurate when posted and regularly updated, but Trust cannot guarantee or cannot be held liable for its accuracy or timeliness and Trust may change the information at any time without notice. You must not rely on the information on the Website and You acknowledge that You must take appropriate steps to verify this information before acting on it.
No representation is given that any services discussed in or accessible through the Website are suitable for You or any particular person. We do not represent or warrant that the Website will be available and meet Your requirements, that access will not be interrupted, that there will be no delays, failures, errors or omissions or loss of transmitted information, that no viruses or other contaminating or destructive properties will be transmitted or that no damage will occur to Your computer system. You have sole responsibility for adequate protection and back up of data and/or equipment and for undertaking reasonable and appropriate precautions to scan for computer viruses or other destructive properties. We make no representations or warranties regarding the accuracy, functionality or performance of any third party software that may be used in connection with the Website.
You are completely responsible for any kind of activity that is associated with the account that has been created under Your name. The Trust shall not be held responsible in any way for direct, indirect, special or consequential damages arising out of any unauthorized use of the User Account.
Despite Our best efforts, we make no warranties that the Website is free of infection by computer viruses or other unauthorised software. You should take necessary precautions while using the Website and take necessary steps in order to keep the Website secure. This includes clearing Your Internet browser cookies and cache before and after using any services on the Website.
While we make every effort to make sure the content is updated on the website, We do not guarantee the content to be up-to date at any time. The Trust cannot be held responsible for any type of errors including typological errors, omissions relating to Our services or any other information.
Although the Trust will attempt to keep the Website free from all objectionable messages, You agree and acknowledge that it is impossible for the Trust to review all content on the Website.
Your use of the Website and enjoyment of its features and content hosted or made available through the Website may vary in functionality, availability and quality depending on the type of device You use and operating system and any restrictions imposed by Our content providers. You are responsible for obtaining the data network access necessary to use the Website and its various features. It is Your responsibility to pay for all costs and expenses (including but not limited to all internet service data access) that You may incur while using the Website. We do not guarantee that the Website, or any portion thereof, will function on any particular devices. We will not be responsible for any functionality or specification lapse that is due to Your internet connection, operating system or settings and software. In addition, the Website may be subject to malfunctions and delays inherent in the use of the Internet and electronic communications.
TRUST HAS PUBLISHED THE WEBSITE “AS IS” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE WEBSITE, THE ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION OR THE PRODUCTS OR SERVICES REFERRED TO ON THE WEBSITE (IN SO FAR AS SUCH WARRANTIES MAY BE EXCLUDED UNDER ANY RELEVANT LAW) AND TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, TRUST SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSSES OR DAMAGE WHETHER DIRECT OR INDIRECT (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION DIRECT OR INDIRECT LOSS OF PROFITS), CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL OR OTHERWISE INCIDENTAL THAT MAY RESULT FROM USE OF THE WEBSITE HOWSOEVER ARISING.
All User content express the views of the respective user and not those of the Trust, and any errors or omissions in such User content is attributable to the respective user. Any user who is of the opinion that specific content on the Website is objectionable, is encouraged to contact the Trust immediately. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Trust shall not be obliged to remove such objectionable content from the Website.
To the extent that any part of these conditions of use is found to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable by any court of competent jurisdiction such part shall to that extent be severed from the remaining terms all of which shall remain in full force and effect as permitted by law.
These Terms are governed by the laws of India and You agree that the courts in Delhi shall have exclusive jurisdiction in the event of a dispute.
The information provided on the Website is not an invitation to enter into any business relationship, invest in shares or other securities, or any other products or services or otherwise deal in these or enter into a contract with Trust or any other Trust. The information provided should not be relied upon in connection with any business decision. You should always seek appropriate professional advice in relation to such intended business relationships with Trust or its affiliate companies.
Any reference to any product or service which has been or may be provided by Trust or any other Trust does not amount to a promise that such product or service will be available at any time. Changes to or improvements in such products or services may be made at any time without notice. We may modify or discontinue any service, any information or features that form a part of the Website, at any time, with or without notice to You, and without any liability.
We may freely transfer or assign any portion of Our rights or delegate Our obligations under these Terms. You shall not transfer or assign, by operation of law or otherwise, any portion of Your rights or delegate Your obligations under these Terms without Our prior written consent.
These Terms (as amended from time to time) constitute the entire agreement between Us and You concerning Your use of the Website.
Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision unless acknowledged and agreed to by Us in writing.
The Trust controls and operates this Website from India and the Terms are solely governed by and must be interpreted in accordance with the Indian laws. Our services are offered only in countries where they may be lawfully offered by the Trust. The materials and services offered on the Website are not intended for use by persons located in, or resident in territories that restrict the distribution of such materials. The information provided on the Website is not intended for distribution to, or use by, any person in any jurisdiction where such distribution or use would be contrary to law or regulation.