Terms and Conditions

This is the official site of Thatscoop IT Media Private Limited, a company duly incorporated under the laws of India. In order to use this Site, you must agree to these terms and conditions (“Terms”), which are legally binding terms to govern your use of this Site. Please read these Terms carefully as they affect your legal rights and obligations.

INTRODUCTION

This Site is an online portal that allows organized interaction with social media influencers. This Site brings together companies/ individuals who are seeking valuable inputs on specific brands/topics and bloggers/individuals/social media influencers who are willing to provide such inputs.


We only make available the Content (as defined hereinafter) on various brands/topics on an ‘as is’ basis, as provided by bloggers/individuals/social media influencers. Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to construe as the advice, views, opinions or beliefs of the Company or endorsement of any brand/topic by the Company, and the Company makes no claim of accuracy of any user-posted material. The bloggers/individuals/social media influencers shall be solely responsible for any Content being provided by him/her and any liability arising in respect thereof including against the Company, and must ensure compliance with all laws or regulations applicable to him/her and the Content. You agree that the Company will not be held responsible, in any manner whatsoever, for any Content or liability arising out of any Content posted/displayed on the Site and/or any use /access of the same by any third party and is under no obligation to disable or otherwise restrict such use/access.


‘Content’ shall mean and include any inputs on specific brands/topics by any user including any blogger/individuals/social media influencers which may be in the form of a any text, reviews, comments, data, information, images, photographs, music, sound, video or any other material or any reactions thereto.

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS OF USE

These Terms constitute a legally binding agreement. This Site is made available to you to access on the condition that you accept the Terms contained herein, without modifications and reservations of any of the Terms as contained herein, and by accessing the Site, you represent and warrant that you have read and understood, and agree to be bound by, these Terms and the Privacy Policy, which is incorporated herein by reference and made part of these terms, without limitation or qualification. Use or access of any part of the Site constitutes unconditional acceptance of these terms.


This Site may contain links to other websites, web pages and services which may have their own terms and conditions of use and you shall be bound by such terms and conditions of use. We are not responsible for the contents of any such external hyperlinks, and references to any external links should not be construed as an endorsement of the links or their content. Use of such hyperlinks and third party content contained therein and other sites is entirely at your own risk. The Company does not make any representations or warranties about any such sites you may access through the Site. Further, such other sites are not covered by the Company’s Privacy Policy and the information usage practices may be different from ours. Users should consult the privacy policies of such sites before submitting any personal information, as we are not responsible for and have no control over the manner in which such sites collect, use, disclose, or otherwise process your personal information.


You shall ensure that prior to any third party accessing the Site through your electronic device you shall cause such person to understand and accept the Terms contained herein. If you do not understand the Terms herein, or do not agree to be bound by these Terms, you may not use or otherwise access this Site in any manner.

ELIGIBILITY

By using this Site, you represent and warrant that you are a resident of India, at least 18 years old and are otherwise capable of entering into a contract under applicable laws. If you are the parent or guardian of a child under 18 years of age, by registering on the Site you provide your consent to your child’s registration and you agree to be bound by these Terms in respect of their use of our Site. We will at all times assume (and by using this Site you warrant that) you have the legal capacity to enter into the agreement set out in these Terms and that they will be legally enforceable against you to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law (i.e. that you are of sufficient age and mental capacity and are otherwise entitled to be legally bound in contract).

CHANGES OR MODIFICATION TO THE TERMS

We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, without any obligation and without any notice requirement and for any reason, to change, improve or correct the Terms and to suspend and/or deny access to this Site or portions thereof for scheduled or unscheduled maintenance, upgrades, improvements, corrections or otherwise. Changes to the Terms will be effective as on the date they are posted. The Company is not bound to provide you with any updates or notice of such revisions to the Terms and you should visit the Terms regularly to review the applicable Terms. Your continued use/access of the Site signifies your acceptance of any revisions and explicit renewal of your consent to such revisions. These Terms control the relationship between the Company and you. They do not create any third party beneficiary rights.

LICENSE

The Company grants you the non-exclusive, non-transferable, revocable, limited right to use the Site for your personal and non-commercial use. Your license to use the Site is limited by these Terms. Unless otherwise authorized, you may not use, copy, reproduce, modify, publicly perform or display, create derivative works of, sell, auction, loan, lease, rent, distribute, transfer or disclose all or any part of the Site(including, without limitation, any screenshots, videos, documentation or manuals relating to the Site). All other rights are reserved with the Company.


License Restrictions: Unless otherwise authorized by these Terms or the Company in writing, you shall not:

  1. Sublicense to, transfer, network, transmit, distribute, or permit use of the Site by, any third party;
  2. Reverse engineer, decompile, or disassemble any aspect of the Site;
  3. Transmit or communicate any data or commit any act that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, demeaning, vulgar, obscene, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
  4. Transmit or post Content in inappropriate categories or areas on the Site;
  5. Publish, post or upload any Content with an intent to cause any harm to the reputation of any other brand/topics;
  6. Harvest or otherwise collect information about users, including email addresses, without their prior written consent;
  7. Download / distribute any Content posted by another user that the you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner;
  8. Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of origin or source of software or other material contained in a Content that is uploaded on the Site;
  9. Transfer your account, username and password to a third party without our prior written consent in this regard;
  10. Take any action that may undermine the feedback or reputation systems (such as displaying, importing or exporting feedback information or using it for purposes unrelated to the Site);
  11. Distribute or post spam, unsolicited, or bulk electronic communications, chain letters, or pyramid schemes;
  12. Use the Site if you are below 18 years of age. If you are the parent or guardian of a child under 18 years of age, by registering on the Site you provide your consent to your child’s registration and you agree to be bound by these Terms in respect of their use of our Site;
  13. Harm minors in any way;
  14. Impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
  15. Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any data transmitted to other users;
  16. Transmit, access or communicate any data that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under non-disclosure agreements);
  17. Transmit, access, or communicate any data that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party or is in any manner plagiarised;
  18. Transmit or communicate any data that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
  19. Interfere with or disrupt the Site or any other user’s use of the Site;
  20. Include programs which contain viruses, worms, ‘time bombs’ and/or ‘Trojan horses’ or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, harm, overload, collapse, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software, Site or hardware or telecommunications;
  21. Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including securities exchange and any regulations requirements, procedures or policies in force from time to time relating to the Site;
  22. Monitor traffic or make search requests in order to accumulate information about individual users;
  23. Modify, delete or damage any information contained on the personal computer of any other user;
  24. Use the Site in any way related to any illegal activity;
  25. Harm the Site including using any program or other mechanism to slow or “crash” the network;
  26. Disobey any policy or regulations established from time to time regarding use of this Siteor any networks connected to this Site;
  27. Threaten the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation;
  28. Allow usage by others in such a way as to violate these Terms.

You shall be solely responsible for your interactions with other users and any other parties with whom you interact through the Site, provided however that we reserve the right, but have no obligation, to intercede in any disputes. You agree that the Company will not be held responsible for any liability incurred as a result of such interactions. We make no representations or warranties as to the conduct of any user/blogger/social media influencer.


You shall strive to make a positive contribution to society and the environment by inter alia maintaining high standards of marketing ethics, respecting human rights, respecting the environment and supporting community organizations. You shall not create work/post Content which is intended or designed to mislead, including in relation to social, environmental and human rights issues through this Site.


We may at any time, without providing you any prior notice, suspend or stop providing access to the Site to you if we believe that you do not comply with our Terms or policies or if we are investigating suspected misconduct. Unauthorized use of the Site will lead to take action as we believe is necessary in our sole discretion to safe guard the Site and the data contained therein.


This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of the restrictions and upon termination of the license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession in any format whatsoever including in electronic or printed format.

HOW TO CONTACT US

This Site is published, controlled, owned and operated by the Company. Please forward any comments or complaints about the Site to Vikrant Shanbhag. Please forward any questions regarding privacy to [email protected]. Please forward any questions regarding other legal matters to [email protected].

ENROLLMENT / REGISTRATION

You can browse the Site without providing any personal information. However, to use some of the services being offered by the Company and/or third party providers on the Site, you will be required to provide certain personal information like your name, salutation, address, email address, mobile number etc. When you provide the Site with any information, the information has to be accurate and complete. The Company shall assume that any information provided by you is accurate and shall not verify the same. Care must be taken to not impersonate anyone else or choose names that are offensive or that violate anyone’s rights. If you don’t follow these rules or if we believe the details are not correct, current, or complete, we have the unconditional right to refuse you access to or use of the Site, or any of its resources.


In certain cases, you can avail of the services being provided by the Site by providing your name, email address and mobile number (and any other information specified in the relevant form) when prompted by the Site. The services are only open to persons who provide a valid mobile number and personal information which is true, correct and accurate. Any enrolment to or use of any service is completely voluntary in nature. Upon such enrolment, your mobile number will serve as unique identification number for using the services on the Site. Accordingly, you agree to (i) provide correct details when prompted on the Site and failure to do so may invalidate your request to use such services and (ii) by giving your details you agree to abide by the Terms of Use and applicable Privacy Policy.


Users may have only one active account. Additionally, users are prohibited from selling, trading or otherwise transferring their accounts to another party. If you use the Site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your account. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify the Company immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. The Company reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts or remove or edit any Content in its sole discretion.


By providing such personal information, you consent to receive all information relating to the Site, the services offered by the Site and/or third party providers, all communication and instructions for availing special offers and promotional benefits. You shall solely be responsible for the appropriate use of the same.


You authorize the Company and/or authorized third parties to retain the information shared by you for the purpose of using the Site and/or the services and for any marketing campaign of the Company and/or third party service providers.


Providing the Company and/or third party service providers with any information including personal information through use of the Site shall be deemed to be your consent to the Company and/or third party service providers to communicate with you through email, SMS, phone calls, direct mail and other means of communication.


User experience may vary depending on the type of the device and the operating system that you use and the Company accepts no responsibility for any lack of functionality due to your equipment (including your device, internet connection, operating system or settings and software).


You shall be responsible for paying all costs and expenses that you may incur while using the Site (including, but not limited to Internet data service access charges).The Site shall use cookies to monitor Site visitors and traffic and by agreeing to use the Site, you agree to use of cookies.

ONLINE PRIVACY POLICY

Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide a Privacy Policy explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected, handled, dealt with and used at or in connection with this Site. Click here to show and/or print a copy of this Privacy Policy, which forms part of these Terms. By accepting these Terms you shall also be deemed to have accepted the terms of the Privacy Policy.


You acknowledge, consent and agree that the Company may access, preserve and disclose your information and Content if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access, preservation, or disclosure is reasonably necessary: (i) to comply with legal process; (ii) to enforce these Terms; (iii) to respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third parties; (iv) to respond to your requests for customer service; or (v) to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of the Company, its users and the public.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

This Site and any materials incorporated by the Company on this Site including, without limitation, any text, graphics, images, artwork, illustrations, photographs, animations, music, video, audio, audiovisual works, designs, logos, software and any other content,(other than the Content) (collectively referred to as “Material”) are protected by copyrights, patents, trade secrets or other proprietary rights owned by or licensed to the Company, authorized third parties and/or its licensors (“Copyrights”). Some of the logos or other images incorporated by the Company on this Site are also protected as registered or unregistered trademarks, trade names and/or service marks owned by or licensed to the Company or other third parties (“Trademarks”). The Company respects the intellectual property rights of others and asks users of this Site to do the same. Using our services does not give you any ownership of any intellectual property rights in our services, the Material, Copyright or Trademarks.


You agree that the Material, services, and any other content provided on the Site, either by the Company or through third party providers, may be protected by intellectual property laws of India or the applicable laws of any other jurisdiction. Your attempt to modify, copy, distribute, transmit, resell, redistribute, broadcast, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, frame, transfer, or otherwise use in whole or in part, any intellectual property contained in the Material, services and any other content provided on the Site may subject you to infringement actions either by the Company or third party providers, as the case may be.


The assignment and licensing of intellectual property rights in the Content have been set out below.

USE OF MATERIAL

Your right to make use of this Site and any Material and any Content appearing on it is subject to your compliance with these Terms. Modification or use of the Material or any other Content on this Site for any purpose not permitted by these Terms may be a violation of the Copyrights and/or Trademarks and may be prohibited by law.


Some Material and services being displayed and/or provided on the Site are not under the control of the Company. The Company does not take any responsibility of such Material and/or services, which are made available by third party providers or any other entity.


You may access and display the Material for non-commercial and personal use. The Material may not otherwise be copied, reproduced, framed, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted, distributed or used in any way unless specifically authorized by the Company. Using any Material on any other web site or networked computer environment is prohibited unless specifically authorized by the Company. Also, to the extent permitted by applicable law, decompiling, reverse engineering, disassembling, or otherwise reducing the code used in any software on this Site into a readable form in order to examine the construction of such software and/or to copy or create other products based (in whole or in part) on such software, is prohibited.


You understand that by using the Site, you may be exposed to materials that you may consider to be offensive or objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use or disclosure of materials found on the Site. You further acknowledge and agree that you will not rely on any content available on or through the Site, or use such content as a substitute for professional advice.

USE OF CONTENT

You hereby absolutely and irrevocably assign to the Company all the rights, title and interest, including the intellectual property rights that you may have or may in the future become entitled to, in the Content, in any media, medium, manner, means, technology or delivery system, or combination of them, which currently exists or which is developed in the future (“Medium”).You shall ensure that such rights solely and exclusively belong to the Company and include right to sub-assign, as if the same was created as a work for hire. Where the aforesaid assignment of rights is not possible, you hereby grant the Company a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable (through multiple tiers) right to use or exercise any and the rights, including all copyright, trademark, publicity rights, database rights and other intellectual property rights that you have or may in the future become entitled to, in the Content, in any Medium. Further the Company shall have the right to use, explore, exploit and utilize the said Content worldwide and in perpetuity without any compensation payable to you with respect to the Content that you submit, post, transmit or otherwise make available on the Site.


We may modify or alter or adapt your Content solely to transmit, display or distribute it over computer networks and in various media and/or make changes to your Content as are necessary to conform and adapt that Content to any requirements or limitations of any networks, devices, services or media. Any modification made by us for the purposes as set forth above, does not in any manner make us assume any responsibility or any liability arising from any Content.


You shall do all acts, deeds and things including execution of necessary documents without charge or compensation but at the cost of the Company for fully and effectively vesting the aforesaid rights in the Company.


Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, it is expressly clarified that you shall solely be responsible for the Content or any liability arising from any Content that you provide transmit, store or upload on the Site or when making use of the Site. You are solely responsible for your Content and assume all risks associated with use of your Content, including any reliance on its accuracy, completeness or usefulness by others. We do not make any guarantee regarding the accuracy, currency, suitability or quality of any Content, and we assume no responsibility for any Content.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

YOUR USE OF THIS SITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE SITE AND ALL THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, FACILITIES, SERVICES AND OTHER CONTENT ON THE SITE ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, THE SITE, THE COMPANY, THE GROUP COMPANIES,ANY SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATES OF THE COMPANY DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS. THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED IN THIS SITE WILL BE AVAILABLE CONTINUOUSLY, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVERS THAT MAKE THE SITE AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. THE COMPANY DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIAL, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, FACILITIES, SERVICES OR OTHER CONTENT ON OR MADE AVAILABLE ON THE SITE OR ANY WEB SITES LINKED TO THE WEBSITE IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. THE COMPANY MAKES NO WARRANTIES THAT YOUR USE OF THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, FACILITIES, SERVICE OR OTHER CONTENT IN THE SITE OR ANY OTHER WEB SITE WILL NOT INFRINGE THE RIGHTS OF OTHERS AND THE COMPANY ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN SUCH MATERIALS, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, FACILITIES, SERVICE OR OTHER CONTENT ON THE SITE OR ANY OTHER WEB SITE. THE COMPANY ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR (I) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURED SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (II) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE SITE, (III) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE SITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY. IF APPLICABLE LAW DOES NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE IMPLIED WARRANTIES TO APPLY TO YOU, THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS WILL APPLY TO YOU ONLY TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

THE COMPANY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, AND DOES NOT ACCEPT ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE (DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, ACTUAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR OTHERWISE) RESULTING FROM ANY USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE OR ANY OTHER WEB SITE, OR THE MATERIAL, INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, FORUMS AND/OR OTHER CONTENT ON THE SITE OR ANY OTHER WEB SITE, REGARDLESS OF THE BASIS UPON WHICH LIABILITY IS CLAIMED AND EVEN IF ANY MEMBER OF THE COMPANY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS OR DAMAGE. SUBJECT TO THE FOREGOING, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE MAXIMUM AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF THE COMPANY IN RELATION TO A PARTICULAR CLAIM EXCEED RS.1,000/-.

LOCAL REGULATIONS

The Company makes no representation that the Materials or Content in the Site are appropriate or available for use outside India, its territories, possessions and protectorates. If you choose to access the Site from other locations you do so on your own initiative and at your own risk. You are responsible for complying with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. You specifically agree to comply with all applicable laws concerning the transmission of technical data exported from India or the country you reside in.

INDEMNITY

You hereby indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Company and all persons claiming under the Company (“Indemnified Persons”) from and against any and all losses, claims, demands, liabilities, charges, penalties, fines, damages, costs or expenses, including reasonable legal fees and expert witness fees, resulting from your breach of any of the provisions mentioned in these Terms, representations or warranties, and/or infringement by you of Materials, Copyrights and/or Trademarks and Content, including any claims against you alleging misuse or unauthorized usage of the information, data and Content available on and/or from your use of the Site itself.

THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES AND SERVICES

The Site may contain features and functionalities that may link you or provide you access to third party content and web domains, which is completely independent of the Company. We have included links to these third party services to provide you with access to information and services that you may find useful or interesting. We have not, reviewed, evaluated or approved these websites or content of these third party providers and do not guarantee the authenticity of the same and/or that they will be continuously available.


The Site may allow you to download, install, access or use software, products or services provided by third party providers. These websites may contain information or material that some people may find inappropriate or offensive. These other websites are not under the control of the Company, and you acknowledge that (whether or not such sites are affiliated in any way with the Company) the Company is not responsible for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, decency, or any other aspect of the content of such third party services. The Company does not guarantee, approve or endorse the information or products available at these websites, nor does the inclusion of such an advertisement or link imply endorsement of any site by the Company or any association with its operators.


The Company cannot ensure that you will be satisfied with any products or services that you purchase from any third party providers that links to or from the Site since certain stalls, channels and online shops are owned and operated by such independent third parties. The Company does not endorse any of the merchandise or content on its Site, nor has the Company taken any steps to confirm the accuracy or reliability of any of the information contained in such third party providers. The Company does not make any representations or warranties as to the security of any information (including, without limitation, credit card and other personal information) you might be requested to give any third party, and you irrevocably waive any claim against us with respect to such websites. We strongly encourage you to make whatever investigation you feel necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any online transaction with any of these third party providers.


You acknowledge and agree that the Company is not responsible for any content, websites, software, products or services with respect to the third party services and that you acknowledge and agree that your access or use of the third party services may cause information to be shared among your system and such third party service in a manner not governed by these Terms or Privacy Policy, and that your rights with respect to privacy in such circumstances will be governed solely by the terms of use or privacy policies, if any, for such third party service.


In the event you propose to enter into any transaction with third party providers with respect to the services being provided by third party providers, the Company will direct you to such third party provider website and/or a third party website authorized by third party providers. You are required to adhere to the terms of use, payment terms, privacy policy and any other policy of such third party providers. In the event your activity is interrupted due to faulty internet connection, or other electronic or wireless device, slowdowns or capacity limitations in the electronic/mobile device, or the web domain of the website to which you are re-directed to enable the payment gateway, the Company is not and shall not be responsible for any loss, damage or liability incurred by you including but not limited to incorrect amount charged to your account/debited, password invalidated, non-acceptance of payment method, amount charged or debited more than once, etc.


Further the Company shall not be a party to any dispute which may arise between you and third party providers and/or between any third parties not being the Company. In the event of such a dispute arising, you hereby release Company, its officers, employees, agents and successors in rights from claims, demands and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind or nature, known or unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed, arising out of or in any manner related to such disputes and/or our services.

SITE SECURITY

You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Site, including, without limitation, (a) accessing data not intended for you or logging onto a server or an account which you are not authorized to access; (b) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization; (c) attempting to interfere with service to any other user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus to the Site, overloading, "flooding," "spamming," "mail bombing" or "crashing;" (d) sending unsolicited email, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services; or (e) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or newsgroup posting; or (f) use or transmit through the Site any unlawful, libelous, threatening, obscene or otherwise objectionable material of any kind or nature or (g) hyperlinking the Site to any other site. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability as per applicable law. The Company will investigate occurrences that may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations. You agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of this Site or any activity being conducted on this Site. You agree, further, not to use or attempt to use any engine, software, tool, agent or other device or mechanism (including without limitation browsers, spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search this Site other than the search engine and search agents available from the Company on this Site and other than generally available third party web browsers (e.g., Netscape Navigator, Microsoft Explorer).

FRAUDULENT TRANSACTIONS

We reserve the right to recover the costs and lawyers’ fees from persons using the Site fraudulently. The Company also reserves the right to initiate legal proceedings against such persons for fraudulent use of the Site.

JURISDICTION

These Terms shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of India. You hereby consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Mumbai, India for any action however so arising out of these Terms.


If any provision of these Terms shall be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable for this agreement and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. This is the entire agreement between the parties relating to the matters contained herein.

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

This Agreement contains the complete terms and conditions that apply to your participation in our site. The Agreement describes and encompasses the entire agreement between us and you, and supersedes all prior or contemporaneous agreements, representations, warranties and understandings with respect to the Site, the content and computer programs provided by or through the Site, and the subject matter of this Agreement. Please read these terms of use carefully before using the services. By accessing this site or using any part of the site or any content or services hereof, you agree to become bound by these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions, then you may not access the site or use the content or any services in the site. Amendments to this agreement can be made and effected by us from time to time without specific notice to your end. Agreement posted on the Site reflects the latest agreement and you should carefully review the same before you use our site.

ELIGIBILITY

This website including its tools, applications and services are intended solely for access and use by individual who are at least eighteen (18) years old and above. By accessing and using our website including its tools, applications and services, you warrant and represent that you are at least eighteen (18) years old and with full authority, right, and capacity to enter into this Agreement and to abide by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

Use of the site & PROHIBITIONS

This site allows you to register, gain followers, post content/images/videos, express your thoughts, and make some comments and discussion, and communicate with other members. You understand and agree, however, that you will use this site including its tools and services with full sense of responsibility and in a manner that is consistent with these Terms and in such a way as to ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations. You agree that you will use the site and its services in compliance with all applicable local, state, national, and international laws, rules and regulations, including any laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from your country of residence and all Indian laws. You may view, download for collection purposes only, and print pages or other contents from the website for your own personal use, subject to the restrictions set out below and elsewhere in these terms of use. (a) you must not use our sites, including its services and or tools if you are not able to form legally binding contracts, are under the age of 18, or are temporarily or indefinitely suspended from using our sites, services, or tools (b) you should not post any blogs, items, messages, and or contents that are inappropriate and fails to observe sense of decency and or would offend other persons; (c) you must not republish, sell, rent or sub-license any materials from this website including republication on another website; (d) you must not collect and disclose information about user's personal information; (e) you must not reproduce, duplicate, copy or otherwise exploit material on our website for a commercial purpose (f) you must not post false, inaccurate, misleading, defamatory, or libelous content; (g) you must not take any action that may damage the rating system. (h) You must not use our website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the website; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity.

REGISTRATION / MEMBER ACCOUNT

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Annexure 1

Obligations, undertakings and covenants byInfluencers

  • The Influencer must be a resident of India and must be minimum of 18 years of age on the date of his engagement.
  • The Influencer shall not be (i) incapable/prohibited from entering into legally binding contracts or (ii) barred from receiving and rendering any services under the laws of India or in any other applicable jurisdiction or (iii) suspended from providing the services.
  • The following categories of persons shall not be eligible to provide Content:-
    • employees (including the immediate family members) of the Advertiser, its respective divisions, affiliates, authorized dealers/distributors, agents, which has posted the request for content for its Brands/Topics;
    • Any individual / company professionally connected with the Advertiser, which has posted the request for content for its Brands/Topics.
  • The Influencer shall only post and upload the required Content that are proper and do not fall under any of the categories mentioned below, apart from such other restrictions imposed by applicable laws:
    • defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of any Person, including but not limited to the Brands/Topics, Campaign(s), Company, Advertiser(s), employees, directors or representatives of the Company and/or Advertiser(s);
    • publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, offensive (including personal comment), defamatory, derogatory, negative, abusive, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information through any blog, tag or keyword;
    • post Content or items in inappropriate categories;
    • publish, post or upload any Content with an intent to cause any harm to the reputation of any other brand/topics;
    • upload Content that shall infringe upon or misappropriate any Intellectual Property Rights or proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy of any Person or contain software or other material protected by Intellectual Property Rights of any third party, unless the Influencer owns or controls the said rights or has received all necessary consents thereto;
    • transmit, access or communicate any data that he/she does not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under non-disclosure agreements);
    • forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any data transmitted to other users;
    • take any action that may undermine the feedback or reputation systems (such as displaying, importing or exporting feedback information);
    • transfer his/her account, username and password to a third party;
    • distribute or post spam, unsolicited, or bulk electronic communications, chain letters, or pyramid schemes;
    • upload or distribute Content that contain viruses, corrupted files, ‘Trojan horses’ or any other similar software or programs that may interrupt, harm, overload, collapse, destroy, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information, limit the functionality or damage the operation of the website or any third party’s computer;
    • conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters;
    • harvest or otherwise collect information about users, including email addresses, without their prior written consent;
    • download / distribute any content posted by another user of a similar service that the Influencer knows, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner;
    • falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of origin or source of software or other material contained in a Content;
    • impersonate any person or entity or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent his/her affiliation with a person or entity;
    • engage any illegal activity;
    • shallnot contain material linked to terrorist activities;
    • shallnot contain information on development, design, manufacture or production of missiles, or nuclear, chemical or biological weapons;
    • violate any applicable laws or regulations for the time being in force in or outside India;
    • by act, word, deed or otherwise make any statement to the effect that the Influencer is associated with the Company in any manner; and
    • threaten the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevent investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation;
    • violate the terms of his engagement, terms of use, privacy policy or any other terms and conditions as may be applicable to him/her.
  • The Influencer shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of his/her account and shall be fully responsible and liable for all activities that occur under his/her account.The Influencer shall (a) immediately notify the Service Provider of any unauthorized use of the Influencer’s password and/or account or any other related breach of security, and (b) ensure that Influencer exits from his/her account at the end of each session.
  • The Influencer shall not engage any actions/activities such as reverse engineering, modification, copy, distribution, transmission, display, reproduction, publishing, licensing, creating derivative works of, transferring, or selling any information, software and/or any third Party’s intellectual property, without being authorised to do so.
  • The Influencer shall be solely responsible for the Content being provided by him/her and any liability arising in respect thereof including against the Company, and must ensure compliance with all laws or regulations applicable to him/her and the Content.The Influencer shall assume all risks associated with use of such Content, including any reliance on its accuracy, completeness or usefulness by others.
  • The Influencer must submit the Content within the date specified by the concerned Advertiser(s). Any Content submitted after the due date shall be rejected.
  • The Influencer must submit the Content individually. Any content that Advertiser(s) or Company believe, in their sole discretion, to have been made (a) via participation in a syndicate or (b) via any form of machine-assisted intervention enabling computer generated multiple entries, shall be disqualified. The Company and concerned Advertiser’s decision to consider the Content is final and no correspondence from the Influencer shall be entertained on the issue.
  • The Influencer shall not make the Company responsible for the manner or circumstances in which third parties access or use the Content.
  • In relation to Influencer’s account, the Influencer must adhere to the following guidelines:-
    • Influencer’s profile shall accurately represent his/her experience, skills, expertise and personal information;
    • Influencer’s profile photos shall be clear and appropriate for a professional, global community;
    • Logo, clip art, group pictures, or heavily digitally manipulated pictures shall be prohibited;
    • Each Influencer shall be allowed to have only one account;
    • Influencer’s account shall not be shared or duplicated in any way;
    • Attempting to mislead by falsely implying a relationship with the Company or any Advertiser shall not be allowed;
    • Sharing contact information such as email, phone number, or Skype ID profile/account shall not be allowed;
    • Any offer of servicesthat is spam in nature shall be strictly prohibited.
  • The Influencer shall, at all times, adhere to the confidentiality provisions in respect of Confidential Information set out herein.
  • The Influencershall not be entitled to solicit any work and get paid for, with the Advertiser outside the scope of his arrangement by the Service Provider.
  • The Influencer shall warrant and certify that he/she has the authority and is legally entitled to upload and post Content, and that the same does not infringe any Intellectual Property Rights, personal or privacy rights or other rights of any third party/ Person(s) and has not been in any manner plagiarised. The Influencer shall further be required to warrant that no action, suit, proceeding, or investigation has been instituted or threatened relating to any Content, including but not limited to infringement of Intellectual Property Rights in the Content, formerly or currently used by the Influencer in connection with his engagement by the Service Provider pursuant to this Agreement.
  • The Influencer shall execute Influencer Empanelment Documents and shall consent and agree to have read, accepted and fully understood the terms set out therein.
  • The Influencer shall:
    • absolutely and irrevocably assign to the Company and the respective Advertiser(s),to the exclusion of other Persons, all the rights, title and interest, including the Intellectual Property Rights that the Influencer has or may in the future become entitled to, in the Content, in any media, medium, manner, means, technology or delivery system, or combination of them, which currently exists or which is developed in the future. The Influencer shall ensure that such rights solely and exclusively belong to the Company and the respective Advertiser(s)and include right to sub-assign, as if the same was created as a work for hire.
    • where the aforesaid assignment of rights is not possible, the Influencer shall grant the Company and the respective Advertiser(s), an exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, licensable (through multiple tiers) right to use or exercise any and all the aforesaid rights.
    • wherever possible, irrevocably and unconditionally waive any and all moral rights or any rights of similar nature under any law in any jurisdiction in and to any intellectual property created pursuant to his empanelment by the Service Provider as required under this Agreement.
    • the Company and the Advertiser(s) have the right to use, explore, exploit and utilize the said Content worldwide and in perpetuity without any further payment, cost or reference to the Influencer.
    • ensure that the aforesaid right include right to modify or alter or adapt the Content.
    • do all acts, deeds and things including execution of necessary documents without charge or compensation but at the cost of the Company and the respective Advertiser(s), for fully and effectively vesting the aforesaid rights in the Company and the respective Advertiser(s).
  • The Influencer shall never post and/or say anykind of negative communication including but not limited to the defamatory, derogatory, abusive, false or incorrect comments, bad words, misrepresentations, complaints, grievances etc. in any media including but not limited to TV, print, radio, social media including tweets, Facebook posts, digital platforms, blogs etc. or in person before any third party or any individuals; pertaining to or in relation to the Company, Advertiser(s), its employees, representatives, group companies, clients or affiliates, the Campaign, Brands/Topics, Consideration, remuneration, payments process etc.
  • The Influencer shall verify the accuracy of all information on his/her own before undertaking any reliance on any information provided through any third party content or website which may be contained on the Service Provider’s website/app (“Linked Sites”). In the event that by accessing any such Linked Sites, the Influencer is exposed to content that he/she considers offensive or inappropriate, the Influencer shall not hold the Service Provider/Company responsible or liable for the same.
  • The Influencer shall be solely responsible for his/her interactions with other users and any other parties with whom he/she interacts while his engagement with the Service Provider, provided however that the Service Provider reserves the right, but have no obligation, to intercede in any disputes. The Influencer hereby agrees that the Service Provider/Company will not be held responsible for any liability incurred as a result of such interactions.
  • The Influencer shall strive to make a positive contribution to society and the environment by inter alia maintaining high standards of marketing ethics, respecting human rights, respecting the environment and supporting community organisations. The Influencer shall not create work/post Content which is intended or designed to mislead, including in relation to social, environmental and human rights issues.
  • The Influencer shall give appropriate consideration to the impact of his/her Content on minority segments of the population, whether that minority be by race, religion, national origin, colour, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age or disability.