Website and Service Terms and Conditions - General
The Parikshawale website ("Website") and related services (together with the Website, the "Service") are operated by Dhrti Infotech Pvt. Ltd. ("Dhrti", "us" or "we"). Access and use of the Service is subject to the following Terms and Conditions of Service ("Terms and Conditions"). By accessing or using any part of the Service, you represent that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions including any future modifications. Dhrti may amend, update or change these Terms and Conditions without any intimation your continued use of the site will signify your acceptance of any amendment to these terms. You are therefore advised to re-read the Terms of Service on a regular basis. Should it be that you do not accept any of the modifications or amendments to the Terms, you may terminate your use of the Service immediately.
Description of Website and Service
The Service allows users to (i) read articles on latest current affairs news, (ii) read questions on the latest current affairs news and other different subjects, (iii) attempt quizzes on the latest current affairs news and other different subjects (ii) prepare for any competitive examinations online. Dhrti may, in its sole discretion and at any time, update, change, suspend, make improvements to or discontinue any aspect of the Service, temporarily or permanently.
In connection with registering for and using the Service, you agree (i) to provide accurate, current and complete information about you and/or your organization as requested by Dhrti; (ii) to maintain the confidentiality of your password and other information related to the security of your account; (iii) to maintain and promptly update any registration information you provide to Dhrti while registering or during your usage of Dhrti's services, to keep such information accurate, current and complete; and (iv) to be fully responsible for all use of your account and for any actions that take place through your account.
Your Representations and Warranties
You represent and warrant to Dhrti that your access and use of the Service will be in accordance with these Terms and Conditions and with all applicable laws, rules and regulations of Constitution of India and any other relevant jurisdiction, including those regarding online conduct or acceptable content, and those regarding the transmission of data or information exported from India and/or the jurisdiction in which you reside.
You will not upload, display or otherwise provide on or through the Service any content that: (i) is libelous, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harassing, hateful, offensive or otherwise violates any law or infringes upon the right of any third party (including copyright, trademark, privacy, publicity or other personal or proprietary rights); or (ii) in Dhrti's sole judgment, is objectionable or which restricts or inhibits any other person from using the Service or which may expose Dhrti or its users to any harm or liability of any kind.
Indemnification of Dhrti
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Dhrti and its directors, officers, employees, contractors, agents, suppliers, licensors, successors and assigns, from and against any and all losses, claims, causes of action, obligations, liabilities and damages whatsoever, including attorneys' fees, arising out of or relating to your access or use of the Service, any false representation made to us (as part of these Terms and Conditions or otherwise), your breach of any of these Terms and Conditions,or any claim that any service we provide to you is inaccurate, inappropriate or defective in any way whatsoever.
No Representations or Warranties
The service, including all images, audio and video files and other content therein, and any other information, property and rights granted or provided to you by Dhrti are provided to you on an "as is" basis. Dhrti and its suppliers make no representations or warranties of any kind with respect to the service, either express or implied and all such representations and warranties, including warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement, are expressly disclaimed. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, Dhrti does not make any representation or warranty of any kind relating to accuracy, service availability, completeness, informational content, error-free operation, results to be obtained from use, or non-infringement. Access and use of the service may be unavailable during periods of peak demand, system upgrades, malfunctions or scheduled or unscheduled maintenance or for other reasons. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties, so the above exclusion may not apply to you.
Limitation on types of Damages/Limitation of Liability
In no event will Dhrti be liable to you or any third party claiming through you (whether based in contract, tort, strict liability or other theory) for indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages arising out of or relating to the access or use of, or the inability to access or use, the service or any portion thereof, including but not limited to the loss of use of the service, inaccurate results, loss of profits, business interruption, or damages stemming from loss or corruption of data or data being rendered inaccurate, the cost of recovering any data, the cost of substitute services or claims by third parties for any damage to computers, software, modems, telephones or other property, even if Dhrti has been advised of the possibility of such damages.
Dhrti may terminate your access and use of the Service immediately at any time, for any reason, and at such time you will have no further right to use the Service. You may terminate your Dhrti account at any time by following the instructions available through the Service. The provisions of these Terms and Conditions relating to the protection and enforcement of Dhrti's proprietary rights, your representations and warranties, disclaimer of representations and warranties, release and indemnities, limitations of liability and types of damages, ownership of data and information, governing law and venue, and miscellaneous provisions shall survive any such termination.
Proprietary Rights in Service Content and Activity Data
All content available through the Service, including designs, text, graphics, images, information, software, audio and other files, and their selection and arrangement (the "Service Content"), are the proprietary property of Dhrti or its licensors. No Service Content may be modified, copied, distributed, framed, reproduced, republished, downloaded, scraped, displayed, posted, transmitted, or sold in any form or by any means, in whole or in part, other than as expressly permitted in these Terms and Conditions. You may not use any data mining, robots, scraping or similar data gathering or extraction methods to obtain Service Content. As between you and Dhrti, all data and information generated from your access and use of the educational activities made available on or through the Service, including translated content generated by you (collectively, the "Activity Data"), shall be exclusively owned by Dhrti, and you shall not have any right to use such Activity Data except as expressly authorized by these Terms and Conditions. Activity Data will not include material you submit for translation or any resulting translation. By using the Service, you hereby assign to Dhrti any and all rights, title and interest, including any intellectual property rights or proprietary rights, in the Activity Data. All rights of Dhrti or its licensors that are not expressly granted in these Terms and Conditions are reserved to Dhrti and its licensors.
"Dhrti", "Parikshawale" and all other trademarks, service marks, graphics and logos used in connection with the Service are trademarks or service marks of Dhrti or their respective owners. Access and use of the Service do not grant or provide you with the right or license to reproduce or otherwise use the Dhrti name or any Dhrti or third-party trademarks, service marks, graphics or logos.
Notice for Claims of Copyright Violations and Agent for Notice
If you are a copyright owner and have a good faith belief that any material available through the Service infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit a copyright infringement notification to Dhrti pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act by providing us with the following information in writing:
- an electronic or physical signature of the copyright owner or the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
- a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
- a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Service, with enough detail that we may find it on the Service;
- your address, telephone number, and email address;
- a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
- a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or are authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
Please consult your legal counsel for further details or see Section 51 of The Copyright Act, 1957. Dhrti's Agent for Notice of claims of copyright infringement can be reached as follows: By email: [email protected]
Governing Law and Arbitration
These Terms and Conditions, its subject matter and Dhrti's and your respective rights under these Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of India and you agree that the courts of Mumbai will have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute (contractual or non-contractual) concerning these terms.
These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between Dhrti and you concerning the subject matter hereof. In the event that any of the Terms and Conditions are held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable, such provisions shall be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that these Terms and Conditions shall otherwise remain in full force and effect. A waiver by Dhrti or you of any provision of these Terms and Conditions or any breach thereof, in any one instance, will not waive such term or condition or any subsequent breach thereof. Dhrti may assign its rights or obligations under these Terms and Conditions without condition. These Terms and Conditions will be binding upon and will inure to the benefit of Dhrti and you, and Dhrti's and your respective successors and permitted assigns.
Last revised on 27 January, 2016