THE GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
("T&CU" or "Terms & Conditions") govern your access to and use of this web site/(s)("web site" or "site") operated by M/s DAPS Advertising limited its subsidiaries, holding company, or affiliates (collectively News Plus Group" or "we" or "We"). This statement discloses the privacy practices for the websites of DAPS Advertising Limited, located at 2nd Floor, 9B 128 Clyde House The Mall Kanpur -208001
As we update, improve and expand the Services, this policy may change, so please refer back to it periodically. By accessing the Company website or this Application or otherwise using the Services, you consent to collection, storage, and use of the personal information you provide (including any changes thereto as provided by you) for any of the services that we offer.
The Company respects the privacy of the users of the Services and is committed to reasonably protect it in all respects.
NOTICE CONCERNING CHILDREN:
We require users to be at least 13 years of age. We do not intend for anyone under the age of 13 to use any of the features or services we offer from the Site, and we certainly do not direct any of our content specifically at children less than 13 years of age. We understand and are committed to respecting the sensitive nature of children’s privacy online.
If you do not agree to any of these terms, please do not use the Service.
The Service is provided by "News Plus Group", which along with its products and services, is referred to as "SITE" in these Terms of Service.
Although we may attempt to notify you when major changes are made to these Terms of Service, you should periodically review this T&C for its most up-to-date version
We may, in our sole discretion, modify or revise these Terms and Conditions and policies at any time, and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits.
These Terms and Conditions apply to all users of the Service, including users who are also contributors of Content on the Service. "Content" includes the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, audiovisual combinations, interactive features and other materials you may view on, access through, or contribute to the Service.
The Service may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by SITE.
SITE has no control over and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites.
In addition, SITE will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third-party website.
By using the Service, you expressly relieve SITE from any and all liability arising from your use of any third-party website.
In order to access some features of the SITE, you will have to create an Account.
Any use of other’s account without their express permission shall be illegal.
When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure. You must notify SITE Manager immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account.
Although the SITE will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for the losses suffered by the SITE or others due to such unauthorized use.
Information Collection Practices:
What information do we collect?
A. INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY USERS
When you register on the website, Application and for the Service, we ask that you provide basic contact Information such as your name, gender, age, address, pin code, contact number, occupation, interests and email address etc. When you register using your other accounts like on Facebook, Twitter, Gmail etc. we shall retrieve Information from such account only with your permission to continue to interact with you and to continue providing the Services and not share that any further to any party external to users who can benefit from it directly or indirectly.
Integrated Service Provider and Linked Networks:
You can elect to sign in or sign up to the Swadesh News Network Platform through a linked network (i.e. Facebook or Twitter), and you can connect your existing ANN (Artificial Neural Networks) account with certain third party networks like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn (each a "Linked Network"). If you elect to sign up through or connect a Linked Network, we receive certain profile and account information about you from the Linked Network. These Linked Networks may also appear in your profile so that people can find you on these Linked Networks.
The specific information provided to us by Linked Networks is determined by these third parties and may vary by network. In all cases, the permissions page for the Linked Network will describe the information being shared. You should consult their respective privacy policies for information about their practices. You may disconnect from the Linked Network by "Signing Out" option present in the Application/Website/Product through the easily accessible Login area, the position of which may vary with products.
We may collect additional information at other times, including but not limited to, when you provide feedback, change your content or email preferences, respond to a survey, or communicate with us. If you apply to take part in a programme on politics, for example, we might ask you about your political opinions. We do not share your personal private data with anyone.
B. INFORMATION AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED/ TRACKED WHILE NAVIGATION
Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computers’ hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the sites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.
To improve the responsiveness of the "Product" for our users, we may use "cookies", or similar electronic tools to collect information to assign each visitor a unique, random number as a User Identification (User ID) to understand the user's individual interests using the identified computer. Unless you voluntarily identify yourself (through registration, for example), we will have no way of knowing who you are, even if we assign a cookie to your computer.
The only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply. A cookie cannot read data off your hard drive. Our advertisers may also assign their own cookies to your browser (if you click on their ads), a process that we do not control. We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us via website, Application or Service through your computer/laptop/netbook or mobile/tablet/pad/handheld device etc.
Your Freedom to Withdraw Your Consent at Any Time: If you do not wish to accept cookies in connection with your use of the ANN Platform (Artificial Neural Networks), you will need to delete, and block or disable cookies via your browser settings (Please consult your web browser’s Help documentation for more information on this process.) Please note that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of the ANN Platform (Artificial Neural Networks), and may prevent you from being able to access certain features on the websites/products/applications.
b.Log File Information
c. Information from other Sources:
We may receive information about you from other sources, add it to our account information and treat it in accordance with this policy. If you provide information to the platform provider or other partners, whom we provide services, your account information and order information may be passed on to us. We may obtain updated contact information from third parties in order to correct our records and fulfil the Services or to communicate with you. Information on your activities outside the ANN (Artificial Neural Networks) when you talk about us- like if you've mentioned us in a Twitter post, we'll collect your Twitter handle.
d. Demographic and purchase information:
We may reference other sources of demographic and other information in order to provide you with more targeted communications and promotions.
We use Google Analytics, among others, to track the user behaviour on our website. Google Analytics specifically has been enabled to support display advertising towards helping us gain an understanding of our users' Demographics and Interests. The reports are anonymous and cannot be associated with any individual personally identifiable information that you may have shared with us. You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using the Ads Settings options provided by Google.
e.Social Network Sharing:
Some of the features of the Site are social by design and allow you to publicly share information about yourself and your activities such as your level of activity and participation with the Site; activities performed or rankings, rewards, recognition and virtual items earned or received as a gift from other Site users; and comments, posts and invitations to people within your social network.
We will also share some of your information with social networks you are a member of or on which the Site is hosted on and we are not responsible for their use of your information. You should review the applicable privacy policies for these third-party social network providers.
f. Demographic and purchase information:
We may reference other sources of demographic and other information in order to provide you with more targeted communications and promotions. We use Google Analytics, among others, to track the user behaviour on our website. Google Analytics specifically has been enabled to support display advertising towards helping us gain an understanding of our users' Demographics and Interests. The reports are anonymous and cannot be associated with any individual personally identifiable information that you may have shared with us.
You can opt-out of Google Analytics for Display Advertising and customize Google Display Network ads using the Ads Settings options provided by Google.
h. Link to Third Parties/Sites
The Site may contain links to other websites. If you choose to visit other websites, we are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of those other websites, and it is your responsibility to review the privacy policies at those websites to confirm that you understand and agree with their policies.
Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
The email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.
In case you choose to decline to submit personally identifiable information on the Application, we may not be able to provide certain services on the Application to you. We will make reasonable efforts to notify you of the same at the time of opening your account. In any case, we will not be liable and or responsible for the denial of certain services to you for lack of you providing the necessary personal information. When you register with the Application or Services, we contact you from time to time about updation of your personal information to provide the users such features that we believe may benefit / interest you.
The Site may include interactive forums such as messaging channels, message boards and chat rooms. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.
QUALIFICATIONS OF USE
In addition to the general restrictions above, the following restrictions and conditions apply specifically to your use of SITE Content.
The Content on the SITE, and the trademarks, service marks and logos ("Marks") on the SITE, are owned by or licensed to M/S Living Media India Ltd, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under the law.
You may access Content for your personal use only through the SITE or its other authorized platform
You shall not copy, download, reproduce, make available online or electronically transmit, publish, adapt, distribute, transmit, broadcast, display, sell, license, or otherwise exploit any Content for any other purposes without the prior written consent of SITE or the respective licensors of the Content. SITE and its licensors reserve all rights not expressly granted in and to the Service and the Content.
You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the SITE.
You understand that when using the Service, you will be exposed to Content from a variety of sources and that SITE is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such Content.
You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to Content that is inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against SITE with respect thereto, and, to the extent permitted by applicable law, agree to indemnify and hold harmless SITE, its owners, operators, affiliates, licensors, and licensees to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to your use of the SITE and its contents.
You agree and understand that the contents of the SITE are user-generated content and India Today Group are not responsible for the content and any action shall only lie against the person who has uploaded the content
TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR UPLOAD
As a SITE account holder, you may submit Content to the SITE, including videos and user comments. You understand that SITE does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any Content you submit.
You shall be solely responsible for your own Content and the consequences of submitting and publishing your Content on the Service. You affirm, represent, and warrant that you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to publish Content you submit; and you license to SITE all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to such Content for publication on the Service pursuant to these Terms of Service.
For clarity, you retain all of your ownership rights in your Content. However, by submitting Content to SITE, you hereby grant M/s Living Media India Limited and its Subsidiaries, holding companies and affiliates a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicensable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, publish, adapt, make available online or electronically transmit, and perform the Content in connection with the Service and SITE's (and its successors' and affiliates') business, including without limitation for promoting, syndication and redistributing part or all of the contents in the SITE (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels.
You also hereby grant each user of the Service a non-exclusive license to access your Content through the Service, and to use, reproduce, distribute, display, publish, make available online or electronically transmit, and perform such Content as permitted through the functionality of the Service and under these Terms of Service.
The above licenses granted by you in video Content you submit to the Service terminate within a commercially reasonable time after you remove or delete your videos from the Service.
You understand and agree, however, that SITE may retain, but not display, distribute, or perform, server copies of your videos that have been removed or deleted. The above licenses granted by you in user comments you submit are perpetual and irrevocable.
You hereby agree and acknowledge that the facility to upload your content shall serve as valid and sufficient consideration for the aforesaid license and you expressly relinquish any consideration other than the above
You further agree that Content you submit to the Service will not contain third party copyrighted material, or material that is subject to other third party proprietary 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 SITE all of the license rights granted herein.
You further agree that you will not submit to the SITE any Content or other material that is contrary to any Law or is obscene, or contrary to the public sentiments of a particular territory of the world, in which the content is accessible the content shall be removed immediately and you shall be responsible for the cost and consequence of such content submitted by you to the SITE.
We/SITE do not endorse any Content submitted to the Service by any user or other licensors, or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and we expressly disclaim any and all liability in connection with Content.
We/SITE do not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on the Service, and SITE will remove all Content if properly notified that such Content infringes on another's intellectual property rights. SITE reserves the right to remove Content without prior notice.
ACCOUNT TERMINATION POLICY
SITE will terminate a user's access to the Service if, under appropriate circumstances, the user is found to have infringed the third party intellectual property rights by submitting content to the SITE.
SITE reserves the right to decide whether Content violates these Terms and Conditions for reasons other than copyright infringement, such as, but not limited to, pornography, obscenity, or excessive length. SITE may at any time, without prior notice and in its sole discretion, remove such Content and/or terminate a user's account for submitting such material in violation of these Terms of Service.
We/ SITE does not tolerate any copyright infringement and if we receive information that the content uploaded in the SITE violates or infringes or tends to infringe the copyright of any third party we shall immediately remove the content. Any such notice can be sent to the SITE administrator at the following Email firstname.lastname@example.org
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, SITE, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS EXCLUDE ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICES AND YOUR USE THEREOF. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, SITE EXCLUDES ALL WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS, TERMS OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS SITE'S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITES LINKED TO THIS SITE AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR SERVICES, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV)
ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR SERVICES, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR SERVICES BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE SERVICES. SITE DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE SERVICES OR ANY HYPERLINKED SERVICES OR FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING, AND SITE WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS
OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS WITH THE PURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL SITE, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, LOSSES OR EXPENSES OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR SERVICES, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR SERVICES, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR SERVICES BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF
ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE SERVICES, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
WE UNDERSTAND THAT, IN SOME JURISDICTIONS, WARRANTIES, DISCLAIMERS AND CONDITIONS MAY APPLY THAT CANNOT BE LEGALLY EXCLUDED, IF THAT IS TRUE IN THE RESPECTIVE JURISDICTION, THEN TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, SITE LIMITS ITS LIABILITY FOR ANY CLAIMS UNDER THOSE WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS TO EITHER SUPPLYING YOU THE SERVICES AGAIN (OR THE COST OF SUPPLYING YOU THE SERVICES AGAIN).
YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT SITE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR CONTENT OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE,
OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.
The Service is controlled and offered by SITE from its facilities in Kanpur-India. SITE makes no representations that the Service is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Service from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with local law.
To the extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless SITE, its parent corporation, officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to the Service; (ii) your violation of any term of these Terms of Service; (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or (iv) any claim that your Content caused damage to a third party.
This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms and Conditions and your use of the Service.
DO WE DISCLOSE ANY INFORMATION TO OUTSIDE PARTIES?