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TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE

Please read these Terms and Conditions of Service carefully. It sets forth the legal rights and obligations, and by using the Service (as defined below), you are agreeing to be bound by this Terms and Conditions of Service.

This Web-site is owned, controlled and operated by [www.yuvaindia.co.in] (hereinafter "Company"). The Company offers this Web-site for the sole purpose of providing a platform for citizens to voice their opinions and also to provide information regarding elections in India.

Definitions:

"Affiliates and Service Providers" shall mean all sister companies of the Company as well as business partners, subsidiaries, clients and service providers of the Company.

"Grievance Officer" shall mean the officer appointed by the Company to handle matters with regard to Information and its use.

"Information" shall mean any data provided by the User, including sensitive and personal data.

"Service" shall mean facilitating use of all the features available on the website, including 'Campaigns', Articles, Discussion Forums and the Database and [www.yuvaindia.co.in].

"User" shall mean the users of the Web-site.

"Viruses" shall refer to any malware, spywares, cancel bots, trojans, time bombs and any such application which may place itself without permission or knowledge of the Company within the Web-site

"Web-site" shall refer to the Company’s web-site lactated at [www.yuvaindia.co.in].

SCOPE OF TERMS & CONDITIONS

Unless otherwise indicated, these Terms and Conditions of Service("T&C") apply to (i) your use of and/or access to the Web-site of [www.yuvaindia.co.in] and (ii) your use of and or access to any content or information and other online or mobile- enabled technology, digital tools and other services and products provided by the Web-site (collectively, the “Services”).

We are committed to protecting your privacy and security. By agreeing to these T&C, you consent to the fact that all personal information provided through the Web-site shall governed by our Privacy Policy.

Do not use theWeb-site unless you intend to be bound by these T&C. If you fail to comply with T&C, we can at any time restrict you from accessing the Web-site.

It shall be a breach of these Terms & Conditions to do any of the following:-

  • To enter wrong data while using the Web-site;
  • To view the data of anyone other than your own;
  • To disclose anyone else’s data, without their consent;
  • To take screenshots of the output from the Web-site, and share it anywhere else, without the consent of the Company;
  • To copy or plagiarize the works on the Web-site
  • To violate any of the other Terms & Conditions enumerated below.

AGREEMENT AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

a.User Agreement. By using the Web-site, you accept these T&C and agree to be legally bound and to abide by the terms, conditions, and notices contained or referenced herein, just as if you had signed them.

b.Changes to T&C: From time to time, we may, in our sole discretion, change, modify, supplement or remove portions of these Terms & Conditions (“Additional Terms”). Such Additional Terms shall become effective upon our sending you an email or other notification. You will be deemed to have agreed to such Additional Terms by your decision to continue accessing the Web-site or otherwise using any of the Services following the date in which such Additional Terms become effective.

ELIGIBILITY

We do not permit individuals under 15 years of age to become registered users of the Web-site. Further, only residents of India are allowed access to the website and its content. By using the Web-site, you represent and warrant that you are at least 15 years of age, are a resident of India, and have the right, authority and capacity to enter into these T&C and to abide by the terms and conditions of these T&C.

The Company shall have the right to restrict any User from accessing the Web-site, without having to provide any reasons or explanations for the same.

USER ACCOUNT AND SECURITY

In connection with your use of certain features of the Web-site, you will be required to complete a registration form. You represent and warrant that all user information you provide on the registration form or otherwise in connection with your use of the Web-site will be current, complete and accurate. As a registered user of the Services, you are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your user account information. You may not use the account or user name of any other member at any time. You must notify us immediately in the event of any known or suspected unauthorized use of your user account, or any known or suspected breach of security, including loss, theft, or unauthorized disclosure of your or anyone else’s user account information.

You are also entirely responsible for any and all activities which occur under your user account. We will not be liable for any loss that you incur as a result of someone else using your account, either with or without your knowledge.

You agree not to register or subscribe for more than one account, create an account on behalf of someone else, or create a false or misleading identity on this Web-site.

CONSENT TO RECEIVE ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE COMPANY AND ITS AFFILIATES:

a.Legal Communications. We may send the following to you by email or post them on the Web-site:

these T&C, including legal disclosures; future changes to these T&C, Privacy Policy, and other notices, legal communications or disclosures and information related to the Web-site. Such communications are part of the Web-site which you cannot opt out of receiving.

b.Service Announcements. In using the Web-site, you may receive periodic electronic communications from the Company regarding the Web-site, such as new product offers and other information regarding the Web-site, which are part of the Web-site and which you cannot opt out of receiving.

c.Promotional Communications. You may also receive periodic promotions and other offers or materials the Company believes might be of interest to you. You can opt-out of receiving these promotional messages at any time by (a) following the unsubscribe instructions contained in each message; or (b) changing the messaging preferences in your account.

LIMITED LICENSE

Subject to your continued compliance with the Terms & Conditions, we grant you a non- exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, fully revocable, limited license to access and use our the Web-site, including any updates and bug fixes. Your use is limited for your personal, noncommercial use only.

The Web-site, or any portion thereof, may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, modified, sold, resold, distributed, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without the express written consent of the Company.

Furthermore, except for the limited rights granted in this clause, you will not (and will not encourage or assist any third party to): (i) modify, alter, tamper with, repair or otherwise create derivative works of the Web-site or any software or technology included in or used or distributed by the Company to provide the Services; or (ii) reverse engineer, disassemble or decompile the Services, or attempt to discover or recreate the source code for the Services.

The User shall license to the Company, all views expressed by the User on the Web-site as well as all photographs uploaded by the User on the Web-site on a non-commercial basis.

COMMUNITY STANDARDS AND CONDUCT GUIDELINES

You agree that you will not (and/or will not) use the Web-site, and/or any part of our Services to:

  • Upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any content or other materials that:
    • canvasses on behalf of any political party, individual, group or movement.
    • are hateful against a specific section of the people or political parties, or are untrue
    • are in violation of the rules, guidelines, laws, circulars, notifications laid down by the Election Commission of India
    • are unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, inflammatory, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, libelous, slanderous, discriminatory, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable (in our sole discretion);
    • contain adult content, including obscene, pornographic, and/or sexual terms, descriptions and/or images, nudity, profanity or graphic violence;
    • incite or encourage criminal or terrorist activities or physical harm against another;
    • exploit political agendas or “hot button” issues for commercial use; or that contain hate speech based upon the race, sex, national original, religious affiliation, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identify, or language of an individual or group;
    • are not your own, or that you do not have a right to upload, post, email or otherwise transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as insider information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
    • infringe upon any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of privacy or publicity or other proprietary rights of any party or that are deceptive, misleading or fraudulent or that may otherwise be unlawful or give rise to civil or criminal liability;
    • are unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “phishing,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation, opinions or notices, commercial or otherwise;
    • contain software viruses, spyware, adware, worms, or any other computer malware or malicious code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
  • Harm minors in any way, or solicit or otherwise attempt to gain any information from a minor;
  • Advertise or otherwise solicit funds or constitute a solicitation for goods or services;
  • Impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to any user of the Services, a director, officer, employee, shareholder, agent or representative of the Company our Affiliates and Service Providers or any other person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with the Company, our Affiliates and Service Providers or any other person or entity;
  • Provide false, plagiarized, misleading or inaccurate information to the Company
  • Create more than one unique public profile or register for more than one account except as specifically permitted in these T&C, create an account on behalf of someone else, or create a false or misleading identity on the Services;
  • Forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content or other materials transmitted to or through the Services;
  • Attempt to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Web-site or any associated system or network, or breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization;
  • Use or affect the Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden or impair the Services or its functionality, or disrupt the normal flow of dialogue (including, without limitation, “flooding,” “mail bombing,” or “crashing”), or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects or otherwise diminishes the quality of another user’s experience of the Web-site;
  • Interfere with or disrupt the Web-site or servers or networks connected to the Services, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Web-site;
  • Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including, but not limited to, any regulations having the force of law;
  • "Stalk" or otherwise harass another user or employee of the Web-site;
  • Solicit, collect or post personal data or attempt to solicit, collect or post personal data about other users of the Web-site, including usernames or passwords;
  • Access or attempt to access another user’s account without his or her consent;
  • Reverse engineer, disassemble or decompile the Web-site, or attempt to discover orrecreate the source code for the Web-site or any portion of the Services; or

Your privilege to use the Web-site depends on your compliance with the community standards and conduct guidelines set forth above. The Company may revoke your privileges to use all or a portion of the Web-site and/or take any other appropriate measures to enforce these community standards and conduct guidelines if violations are brought to our attention.

Further, if you fail to adhere to our community standards and conduct guidelines, or any part of these T&C, the Company may terminate, in its sole discretion, your use of, or participation in the Services. Any violation of this section may subject you to civil and/or criminal liability.

DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTIES

on behalf of itself and its affiliates and any of its or their respective third-party service providers, licensors and suppliers, hereby disclaims all warranties. As to the content and materials provided on the Web-site and any links to such sites are provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, to the fullest extent permitted by law, on behalf of itself, and its affiliates and service providers, suppliers and disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, title, compatibility, security, accuracy or non-infringement. Neither the Company, nor any of its affiliates, nor any of its or their respective licensors, licensees, service providers or suppliers warrant that the web-site or any function contained in the web-site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the web-site or the servers that make the web-site available are free of viruses or other harmful components.

Any product, offering, content and material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Web-site is done at your sole risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or devices or loss of data that results from the download of any such product, offering, content or material.

Neither the Company, nor any of its affiliates warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the products, offerings, content and materials in the services in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise.

No advice or information, obtained by you from the personnel of the Company or through the services shall create any warranty not expressly provided for in these terms & conditions.

Nothing herein contained is a solicitation to vote for any particular party or to exercise your franchise in a particular way.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

You expressly understand and agree that in no event shall the Company or its affiliates or officers be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, exemplary or punitive damages, or any other damages whatsoever, including but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses (even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages), arising out of, or resulting from, (a) the use or the inability to use the Web-site; (b) the use of any content or other material on the web-site, (c) or unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data; (d) statements or conduct of any third party on the services;

You, on behalf of yourself, your personal representatives and your heirs, hereby voluntarily agree to release, waive, discharge, hold harmless, defend and indemnify the company, its affiliates and service providers and any of the company’s affiliates’ officers, directors, shareholders, employees, agents, affiliates, representatives, sub-licensees, successors and assigns from any and all claims, actions or losses for bodily injury, property damage, wrongful death, emotional distress, loss of services or other damages or harm, whether to you or to third parties, which may result from your use of the services.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

a.Software. You acknowledge and agree that the Services and all intellectual property rights associated therewith are, and shall remain, the property of the Company. Furthermore, you acknowledge and agree that the source and object code of the Web-site and the format, directories, queries, algorithms, structure and organization of the Web-site are the intellectual property and proprietary and confidential information of the Company, its Affiliates and Service Providers, licensors and suppliers. Except as expressly stated in these T&C, you are not granted any intellectual property rights in or to the Services by implication, estoppel or other legal theory, and all rights in and to the Services not expressly granted in these T&C are hereby reserved and retained by the Company.

b.Trademarks. [●] and the [●] logo (collectively, the “Company Marks”) are trademarks or registered trademarks of Yuva Active Advocacy Forum. Other trademarks, service marks, graphics, logos and domain names appearing on the Web-site, or in other content provided to you may be the trademarks of third-parties. Neither your use of the Services, nor these T&C, grant you any right, title or interest in or to, or any license to reproduce or otherwise use, the Company Marks or any third-party trademarks, service marks, graphics, logos or domain names. You agree that any goodwill in the Company Marks generated as a result of your use of the Services will inure to the benefit of the Company, and you agree to assign, and hereby do assign, all such goodwill to the Company. You shall not at any time, nor shall you assist others to, challenge the Company’s right, title, or interest in or to, or the validity of, the Company Marks.

c.Copyrighted Materials; Copyright Notice. All content and other materials available through the Services, including without limitation the [.] logo, design, text, graphics, and other files, and the selection, arrangement and organization thereof, are owned by the Company.

TERM AND TERMINATION

a.Termination. These T&C will continue to be in full force and effect while you use our Services. We may terminate your use of, or access to, the Service in accordance with these T&C.

b.Effect of Termination; Survival. Termination of these T&C automatically terminates all rights and licenses granted to you under these T &C, including all rights to use the Services, except that all terms that by their nature may survive termination shall be deemed to survive such termination (including, without limitation, intellectual property, disclaimers, limitations of liability, User Content license, governing law and venue).

AMENDMENTS

The Company may amend these T&C from time to time. When the Company amends these T&C, it shall notify the User of such amendments. Upon agreeing to the said amendment, the User may continue using the Services immediately.

GOVERNING LAWS AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION

These T&C shall be governed by the Laws of India and the Courts situated in Chennai shall have the exclusive jurisdiction over the same. In the event of a dispute arising between the User and the Company and the same not being amicably settled within a period of 30 days from it arising, it shall be referred to arbitration before a sole arbitrator appointed by the Company.