Introduction: Your Agreement to the Terms of Service.
Welcome, and thank you for your interest in Commerce Duniya, managed and owned by “Commerce Duniya”, which operates the web site located at https://www.commerceduniya.com and related online services (the “Website”). The following Terms of Service is a legal contract between you, an individual subscriber, customer, member, or user (“You”), and Commerce Duniya regarding your use of the Website. Visitors and users of the Website are referred to individually as “User” and collectively as “Users”.
PLEASE READ CAREFULLY THE FOLLOWING TERMS OF SERVICE. BY REGISTERING FOR, ACCESSING, BROWSING, OR USING THE PORTAL, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD, AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS, INCLUDING any ADDITIONAL GUIDELINES (AS DEFINED BELOW) AND FUTURE MODIFICATIONS (COLLECTIVELY, THE “TERMS”).
IF YOU ARE A PARENT OR GUARDIAN AND YOU PROVIDE CONSENT FOR YOUR CHILD TO REGISTER WITH THE WEBSITE, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF SERVICE IN RESPECT OF SUCH CHILD’S USE OF THE WEBSITE.
Table of Contents:
1. Eligibility; Accounts.
2. Privacy Notice.
3. Additional Terms; Other Guidelines.
4. Modification of the Terms.
5. User Postings License Grant; Representations and Warranties.
6. Licensed Educational Content.
8. Prohibited Conduct.
9. Fees; Payments.
12. Disclaimers; No Warranties.
13. Miscellaneous (including Dispute Resolution and Arbitration).
1. Eligibility; Accounts: The Website is not available to (A) any Users previously suspended or removed from the Website by COMMERCEDUNIYA OR (B) ANY PERSONS UNDER THE AGE OF 13 WHOSE REGISTRATION HAS NOT BEEN APPROVED BY A LEGAL PARENT OR GUARDIAN. By clicking the “I Agree” button or by otherwise using or registering an account for the Website, You represent that You have not been previously suspended or removed from the Website by Commerce Duniya and that You are either (i) at least 13 years of age or (ii) Your parent and/or guardian has consented to Your use of the Website.
1.1 Account: In order to use certain features of the Website, you must register for an account. You may be asked to provide a password in connection with your account. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You agree that the information You provide to “Commerce Duniya”, whether on registration or at any other time, will be true, accurate, current, and complete. You also agree that You will ensure that this information is kept accurate and up-to-date at all times. If You have reason to believe that your account is no longer secure (e.g., in the event of a loss, theft or unauthorized disclosure or use of your account ID, password, or any credit, debit or other card number, if applicable), then You agree to immediately notify “Commerce Duniya”. You may be liable for the losses incurred by “Commerce Duniya” or others due to any unauthorized use of your Website account.
1.2 Child Member: If you are a User of the Website that is under the age of 13 (“Child Member”), you may not use or register an account for the Website without consent and approval from your legal parent or guardian. A Child Member may begin the registration process without a Parent Member but may not complete the registration process until after a Parent Member approves the Child Member account. Notwithstanding, a Child Member may use the Website if registered through certain educational organizations that have entered into a relationship directly with “Commerce Duniya” and through which educational organization the legal parent and/or guardian of such Child Member has consented to use of the Website.
1.3 Parent Member: If You are at least 18 years of age and you are the legal parent or guardian of a child that seeks to register as a Child Member of the Website, You may register a parent account on the Website (“Parent Member”). A Parent Member may create and register one or more Child Member accounts on the Website. A Parent Member may not register, approve or manage a Child Member account for any User other than the Parent Member’s own children. A Parent Member account, along with all associated Child Member accounts, may be terminated by “Commerce Duniya” at any time and without warning for any failure to abide by these Terms. IF YOU REGISTER, OR APPROVE THE REGISTRATION OF, ANY CHILD MEMBER, YOU AGREE AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU ARE SUCH CHILD MEMBER’S LEGAL PARENT OR GUARDIAN AND THAT YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS ON BEHALF OF SUCH CHILD MEMBER, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION BEING LIABLE FOR ALL USE OF THE WEBSITE BY THE CHILD MEMBER. You acknowledge that “Commerce Duniya” may choose, but is not obligated, to make any inquiries, either directly or through third parties, that “Commerce Duniya” deems necessary to validate Your registration information. “Commerce Duniya” reserves all rights to take legal actions against anyone who misrepresents personal information or is otherwise untruthful about their identity. Notwithstanding the foregoing, You acknowledge that “Commerce Duniya” cannot guarantee the accuracy of any information submitted by any User and “Commerce Duniya” is not obligated to verify the identity of any User, including any User’s claim to be a Parent Member.
3. Additional Terms and Guidelines: When using the Website, You will be subject to any additional posted guidelines or rules applicable to specific services and features which may be posted from time to time, including. All such Guidelines are hereby incorporated by reference into the Terms.
4. Modification of the Terms. “Commerce Duniya” reserves the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of the Terms at any time. Please check the Terms and any Guidelines periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Website after the posting of changes constitutes your binding acceptance of such changes. For any material changes to the Terms, “Commerce Duniya” will make reasonable effort to provide notice to you of such amended Terms, such as by an email notification to the address associated with your account or by posting a notice on the Website, and such amended terms will be effective against You on the earlier of (i) your actual notice of such changes and (ii) thirty days after “Commerce Duniya” makes reasonable attempt to provide you such notice.
5. User Postings License Grant; Representations and Warranties:
5.1 User Postings: “Commerce Duniya” may now or in the future permit the posting by You and other users of notes, questions, comments, ratings, reviews, images and videos or other communications (collectively, “User Postings”) and the hosting, sharing, and/or publishing of such User Postings. You understand that whether or not such User Postings are published, “Commerce Duniya” does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any submissions.
5.2 License Grant to “Commerce Duniya”: By submitting or distributing User Postings through the Website, You hereby grant to Commerce Duniya a worldwide, non-exclusive, transferable, assignable, fully paid-up, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to host, transfer, display, perform, reproduce, modify, distribute and re-distribute, and otherwise exploit your User Postings, in whole or in part, in any media formats and through any media channels (now known or hereafter developed).
5.3 License Grant to Users: By submitting or distributing User Postings through the Website, You hereby grant to each User of the Website a non-exclusive license to access and use your User Postings. The foregoing license granted by You terminates as to a specific User Posting once You remove or delete such User Posting from the Website; provided, however, that Users’ rights to such User Posting arising out of distributions occurring on or prior to deletion of such User Posting from the Website survive any termination or expiration of the license granted in this Section 5.3.
5.4 User Postings Representations and Warranties: You are solely responsible for your User Postings and the consequences of posting or publishing them. By uploading and publishing your User Postings, You affirm, represent, and warrant that: (1) You are the creator and owner of or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and to authorize “Commerce Duniya” and Commerce Duniya’s Users to use and distribute your User Postings as necessary to exercise the licenses granted by You in this Section and in the manner contemplated by “Commerce Duniya” and these Terms of Service; (2) your User Postings do not and will not: (a) infringe, violate, or misappropriate any third-party right, including any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy right, right of publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right or (b) slander, defame, libel, or invade the right of privacy, publicity or other property rights of any other person; (3) your User Postings do not contain any viruses, adware, spyware, worms, or other malicious code. Violators of these third-party rights may be subject to criminal and civil liability. Commerce Duniya reserves all rights and remedies against any User who violates these Terms of Service.
5.5 Access to Your User Postings: “Commerce Duniya” permits Users to share their User Postings with a select group of other Users, or make their User Postings public for all (even non-Website users) to view. You acknowledge and agree that although “Commerce Duniya” may provide certain features intended to allow you to restrict some User Postings you create from others, “Commerce Duniya” does not guarantee that such User Postings will never be accessible by others. In the event of unauthorized access, “Commerce Duniya” will use reasonable efforts to notify. COMMERCE DUNIYA HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO ANY RESTRICTED USER POSTINGS.
5.6 User Postings Disclaimer. You understand that when using the Website You will be exposed to User Postings from a variety of sources, and that “Commerce Duniya” is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such User Postings. You further understand and acknowledge that You may be exposed to User Postings that are 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 “Commerce Duniya” with respect thereto. “Commerce Duniya” does not endorse any User Postings or any opinion, recommendation or advice expressed therein, and “Commerce Duniya” expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with User Postings. If notified by a User or a content owner of a User Posting that allegedly does not conform to the Terms, “Commerce Duniya” may investigate the allegation and determine in its sole discretion whether to remove the User Posting, which it reserves the right to do at any time and without notice. For clarity, Commerce Duniya does not permit copyright infringing activities on the Website.
6. Licensed Educational Content:
6.1 License Restrictions: The Licensed Educational Content is intended for personal, non-commercial use only. Without limiting the foregoing, the Licensed Educational Content may not be used, distributed or otherwise exploited for “commercial advantage or private monetary compensation” under the Creative Commons License unless otherwise agreed in writing by “Commerce Duniya”. Without limiting the generality of the terms of the Creative Commons License, the following are types of uses that Commerce Duniya expressly defines as falling outside of the definition of “non-commercial”:
(a) the sale or rental of (i) any part of the Licensed Educational Content, (ii) any derivative works based at least in part on the Licensed Educational Content, or (iii) any collective work that includes any part of the Licensed Educational Content;
(b) the sale of access or a link to any part of the Licensed Educational Content without first obtaining informed consent from the buyer that the buyer is aware that the Licensed Content, or such part thereof, is available at the Website free of charge;
(c) providing training, support, or editorial services that use or reference the Licensed Educational Content in exchange for a fee; and
(d) the sale of advertisements, sponsorships, or promotions placed on the Licensed Content, or any part thereof, or the sale of advertisements, sponsorships, or promotions on any website or blog containing any part of the Licensed Educational Material, including without limitation any “pop-up advertisements”.
6.2 Non-Commercial Use. Whether a particular use of the Licensed Educational Content is “non-commercial” depends on the use, not the user.
(a) As an example, a for-profit corporation’s use of the Licensed Educational Content for internal professional development or training of employees is permitted, so long as the corporation charges no fees, directly or indirectly, for such use.
(b) As another example, a non-profit entity’s use of the Licensed Educational Content in connection with a fee-based training or educational program is NOT “non-commercial” and is not permitted.
7. Prohibited Conduct. BY USING THE WEBSITE YOU AGREE NOT TO:
7.1 use the Website or any related services for any commercial use or purpose unless expressly permitted by Commerce Duniya in writing, it being understood that the Website and related services are intended for personal, non-commercial use only;
7.2 use the Website for any purposes other than to disseminate or receive original or appropriately licensed content and/or to access the Website as such services are offered by “Commerce Duniya”;
7.3 rent, lease, loan, sell, resell, sublicense, distribute or otherwise transfer the licenses granted herein or any Materials;
7.4 post, upload, or distribute any defamatory, libelous, or inaccurate User Postings or other content;
7.5 post, upload, or distribute any User Postings or other content that is unlawful or that a reasonable person could deem to be objectionable, offensive, indecent, pornographic, harassing, threatening, embarrassing, distressing, vulgar, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or otherwise inappropriate;
7.6 impersonate any person or entity, falsely claim an affiliation with any person or entity, or access the Website accounts of others without permission, forge another person’s digital signature, misrepresent the source, identity, or content of information transmitted via the Website, or perform any other similar fraudulent activity;
7.7 delete the copyright or other proprietary rights notices on the Website, Licensed Educational Content or User Postings;
7.8 make unsolicited offers, advertisements, proposals, or send junk mail or spam to other Users of the Website. This includes, but is not limited to, unsolicited advertising, promotional materials, or other solicitation material, bulk mailing of commercial advertising, chain mail, informational announcements, charity requests, and petitions for signatures;
7.9 use the Website for any illegal purpose, or in violation of any local, state, national, or international law, including, without limitation, laws governing intellectual property and other proprietary rights, and data protection and privacy;
7.10 defame, harass, abuse, threaten or defraud Users of the Website, or collect, or attempt to collect, personal information about Users or third parties without their consent;
7.11 remove, circumvent, disable, damage or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Website, Licensed Educational Content or User Postings, features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content accessible through the Website, or features that enforce limitations on the use of the Website, Licensed Educational Content or User Postings;
7.12 reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise attempt to discover the source code of the Website or any part thereof, except and only to the extent that such activity is expressly permitted by applicable law notwithstanding this limitation;
7.13 modify, adapt, translate or create derivative works based upon the Website or any part thereof, except and only to the extent expressly permitted by “Commerce Duniya” herein or to the extent the foregoing restriction is expressly prohibited by applicable law; or
7.14 intentionally interfere with or damage operation of the Website or any user’s enjoyment of it, by any means, including uploading or otherwise disseminating viruses, adware, spyware, worms, or other malicious code.
8. Fees; Payments:
8.1 Fees: “Commerce Duniya” may now, or in the future, charge fees for access to and use of any specific content of the Website, or certain features thereof (“Fees”). You agree to pay all Fees and charges specified for such features. All Fees are inclusive of applicable taxes (e.g. service tax), unless otherwise stated.
8.2 Payment Methods: “Commerce Duniya” will charge the Fee, if any, and other additional fees or donations you authorize, to the PayPal account or credit card you designate. You authorize the credit card or PayPal account you designate to pay any amounts described herein and authorize Commerce Duniya, or any other company that acts as a billing agent for Commerce Duniya, to continue to attempt to charge all sums described herein to your credit card or PayPal account until such Fees are paid in full. If payment is not received by Commerce Duniya from your credit card issuer or PayPal, you agree to pay all amounts due upon demand by Commerce Duniya.
8.3 Changes in Price; No Refunds: “Commerce Duniya” may at any time, upon notice required by applicable law, change the price of the Website or any features thereof, institute new charges or fees, or charge a fee for the Website or any part thereof where a fee was not previously charged. All Fees relating to the Website, including any Fees charged for access to the Website, are final and non-refundable.
9. Third-Party Sites, Products and Services; Links: The Website may include links or references to other web sites or services solely as a convenience to Users (“Reference Sites”). “Commerce Duniya” does not endorse any such Reference Sites or the information, materials, products, or services contained on or accessible through Reference Sites. In addition, your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Website are solely between You and such advertiser. Access and use of Reference Sites, including the information, materials, products, and services on or available through Reference Sites is solely at your own risk.
10. Termination: Termination by “Commerce Duniya”: You agree that “Commerce Duniya”, in its sole discretion, for any or no reason, and without penalty, may terminate any account (or any part thereof). “Commerce Duniya” may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing access to the Website, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to the Website or any account You may have, or portion thereof, may be affected without prior notice, and You agree that “Commerce Duniya” will not be liable to You or any third party for any such termination. Any suspected fraudulent, abusive or illegal activity may be referred to appropriate law enforcement authorities. These remedies are in addition to any other remedies “Commerce Duniya” may have at law or in equity. As discussed herein, “Commerce Duniya” does not permit copyright infringing activities on the Website, and will terminate access to the Website, and remove all User Postings or other content submitted, by any Users who are found to be repeat infringers.
11. Indemnification: You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless “Commerce Duniya” and its associates from any claims, losses, damages, liabilities, including legal fees and expenses, arising out of any use or misuse of the Website, any violation of the Terms, or any breach of the representations, warranties, and covenants made herein, whether by You or by any Child Member associated with you if you are a Parent Member. Commerce Duniya reserves the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter for which You are required to indemnify Commerce Duniya, and You agree to cooperate with Commerce Duniya’s defense of these claims. Commerce Duniya will use reasonable efforts to notify You of any such claim, action, or proceeding upon becoming aware of it.
12. Disclaimers; No Warranties:
12.1 No Warranties. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, COMMERCE DUNIYA, LICENSORS AND CONTENT PROVIDERS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, STATUTORY, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF PROPRIETARY RIGHTS, ALL WITH REGARDS TO THE WEBSITE.
12.2 “As is” and “As available” and “With All Faults”. You expressly agree that use of the Website is at your sole risk. THE Website AND ANY DATA, INFORMATION, THIRD-PARTY SOFTWARE, User Postings, reference sites, SERVICES, OR APPLICATIONS MADE AVAILABLE IN CONJUNCTION WITH OR THROUGH THE Website ARE PROVIDED on an “AS IS,” “AS AVAILABLE” AND “with all faults” basis and WITHOUT WARRANTIES or representations OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED.
12.3 Content: COMMERCE DUNIYA, ITS SUPPLIERS, LICENSORS, AFFILIATES, AND PARTNERS DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE DATA, User Postings, FUNCTIONS, or any other information OFFERED ON or through THE WEBSITE or any reference sites WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, or free of errors, VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS AND DO NOT WARRANT THAT ANY OF THE FOREGOING WILL BE CORRECTED.
12.4 Accuracy: COMMERCE DUNIYA, ITS SUPPLIERS, LICENSORS, AFFILIATES, AND PARTNERS DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY REFERENCE SITES IN TERMS OF CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE.
12.5 Harm to Your Computer: YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU use, access, DOWNLOAD, OR OTHERWISE OBTAIN information, materials, OR DATA THROUGH THE WEBSITE (INCLUDING RSS FEEDS) or any reference sites AT YOUR own DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR property (including your computer system) OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD or use OF SUCH MATERIAL OR DATA.
13.1 Notice: Commerce Duniya may provide You with notices, including those regarding changes to the Terms, by email, regular mail or postings on the Website. Notice will be deemed given twenty-four hours after email is sent, unless Commerce Duniya is notified that the email address is invalid. Alternatively, we may give You legal notice by mail to a postal address, if provided by You through the Website. In such case, notice will be deemed given three days after the date of mailing. Notice posted on the Website is deemed given 30 days following the initial posting.
13.2 Waiver. The failure of Commerce Duniya to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Any waiver of any provision of the Terms will be effective only if in writing and signed by Commerce Duniya.
13.3 Dispute Resolution and Arbitration.
(a) Governing Law. The Terms will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Government of India, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.
(b) Jurisdiction. You agree that any action at law or in equity arising out of or relating to the Terms or Commerce Duniya will be filed only in the state Biharand You hereby consent and submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of such courts for the purposes of litigating any such action.
13.4 Severability. If any provision of the Terms or any Guidelines is held to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision will be limited or eliminated from the Terms to the minimum extent necessary and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.
13.5 Assignment. The Terms and related Guidelines, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by You, but may be assigned by Commerce Duniya without restriction. Any assignment attempted to be made in violation of the Terms shall be null and void.
13.6 Headings. The heading references herein are for convenience purposes only, do not constitute a part of the Terms, and will not be deemed to limit or affect any of the provisions hereof.
13.8 Claims. YOU AND COMMERCE DUNIYA AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE WEBSITE MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.
13.9 Disclosures. The Website is opearted from India, and the services provided hereunder are offered by Commerce Duniya: 3rd Floor, R-18/2, Ramesh park, Laxminagar, New Delhi-110092; commerceduniya.com.