(Last updated on 31 January 2016)
The Services may contain Content specifically provided by us, our partners or our users and such Content is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets or other proprietary rights and laws. You shall abide by and maintain all copyright notices, information, and restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the Services. You shall not: (i) take any action that imposes or may impose (as determined by us at our sole discretion) an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our (or our third party providers) infrastructure; (ii) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Services or any activities conducted on the Services; (iii) bypass, circumvent or attempt to bypass or circumvent any measures we may use to prevent or restrict access to the Services (or other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Services); (iv) run any form of auto-responder or “spam” on the Services; (v) use manual or automated software, devices, or other processes to “crawl” or “spider” any part of the Services; (vi) harvest or scrape any Content from the Services; or (vii) otherwise take any action in violation of our guidelines and policies. We also reserve the right to access, read, preserve, and disclose any information as we reasonably believe is necessary to (i) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, (ii) enforce this Agreement, including investigation of potential violations hereof, (iii) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, (iv) respond to user support requests, or (v) protect the rights, property or safety of us, our users and the public. You shall not (and shall not permit any third party to) either (a) take any action or (b) upload, download, post, submit or otherwise distribute or facilitate distribution of any Content on or through the Services, including without limitation any User Content, that: (i) infringes any intellectual property, proprietary rights or confidentiality obligations of others; (ii) does not belong to you; (iii) you know is false, misleading, untruthful or inaccurate or that could damage us or any third party; (iv) is fraudulent, unlawful or contains or promotes defamatory or illegal information and activities, images, materials or descriptions; (v) is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous defamatory, obscene, pornographic, paedophilic, libellous, invasive of another\’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner, as determined by us in our sole discretion; (vi) causes duress, distress or discomfort to another or is likely to deter or discourage others from using the Services, as determined by us in our sole discretion; (vii) constitutes unauthorized or unsolicited advertising, junk or bulk messages (“spamming”); (viii) harms minors in any way; (ix) contains software viruses or any other computer codes, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, limit or interfere with the proper function of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any system, data, password or other information of ours or of any third party; (x) impersonates any person or entity, including any of our employees or representatives; (xi) includes anyone’s identification documents or sensitive financial information; or (xii) threatens 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 cognisable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting to any other nation.
We do not guarantee that any Content will be made available in or through the Services. We reserve the right to, but do not have any obligation to, (i) remove, refuse to distribute, edit, modify or otherwise manipulate any Content at our sole discretion, at any time, without notice to you and for any reason (including, but not limited to, upon receipt of claims or allegations from third parties or authorities relating to such Content or if we are concerned that you may have violated this Agreement), or for no reason at all, and (ii) to remove or block any Content from the Services. We will make reasonable efforts to keep the Services operational. However, certain technical difficulties, routine site maintenance/upgrades and any other event outside our control may, from time to time, result in temporary service interruptions. We also reserve the right at any time and from any time to modify, suspend or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Services or any part thereof with or without notice. You agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any of the direct or indirect consequences of any modification, suspension, discontinuance of or interruption to the Services.
Some features of the Services may allow you to create, submit, post, embed or display the Content on or through the Services (“User Content”). You retain your rights in such User Content, and by submitting or posting User Content, you irrevocably grant us a irrevocable, fully-paid, royalty-free, sub-licensable, transferable license to use, display, copy, reproduce, process, modify, delete from, add to, prepare derivative works of, publish and distribute any User Content and all intellectual property rights associated therewith, throughout the world in any media formats and any media channel now known of hereinafter devised for any promotional or commercial purposes, either by us or third parties who partner with us for syndication, broadcast, distribution or publication of our Content, during the full term of copyright and all renewals and extensions thereof, without any obligation to make any payment to you or others or to give you credit. In the event we decide to give you credit, at our sole discretion, you further grant us the right to use your name and likeness under the license contain in this paragraph in association with your User Content and the promotion and advertising thereof. You also waive any right to inspect or approve any final product. We may modify or adapt your User Content in order to transmit, display or distribute it over computer networks and in various media and/or make changes to your User Content as are necessary to conform and adapt it to any requirements or limitations of any networks, devices, services or media. You are responsible for your use of the Services, for any User Content you provide, and for any consequences thereof, including the use of your User Content by other users and our third party partners. You understand that your User Content may be syndicated, broadcast, distributed, or published by our partners and if you do not have the right to submit User Content for such use, it may subject you to liability. We will not be responsible or liable for any use of your User Content by us in accordance with these Terms. We do not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any User Content you submit. By submitting or posting the User Content, you represent and warrant that you have full and unrestricted rights, power and authority necessary to grant the rights granted herein to any User Content that you submit. You also represent and warrant that the posting of your User Content or usage of such User Content in accordance with the terms hereof does not violate any right of any party, including copyrights, privacy rights, publicity rights, trademarks, contract rights, or any other intellectual property rights. You further agree that Content you submit to the Services will not contain material that is subject to any third party intellectual property rights, unless you have permission from the rightful owner of the material or you are otherwise legally entitled to post the material and to grant us the license and usage rights granted in this Agreement. By submitting or posting the User Content, you agree that your submission of the User Content does not in any way implicate you as our employee, agent or partner. By submitting or posting the User Content, you further forever release and discharge us, its affiliates, advertising agency, successors, assigns and their respective officers, employees, agents from any and all claims, actions and demands arising out of, or in connection with, the use of your User Contents, your name and biographical data, including, without limitation, any and all claims for invasion of privacy and libel. This release shall inure to the benefit of our assigns, licensees and legal representatives. We will make reasonable efforts to preserve the User Content provided by you; however, we are in no event responsible or liable for failure to do so and you are solely responsible for creating and maintaining backup of your User Content.
We reserve the right to revise this Agreement at our sole discretion without prior notice and at any time. The latest Agreement will be posted here. By continuing to use the Services after changes are made, you agree to be bound by the revised Agreement.