Terms of Use

THIS AGREEMENT DESCRIBES YOUR RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES. PLEASE READ IT CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE.

Last revised: August 2009 and is effective immediately.

This TERMS OF USE AGREEMENT is made between SoorSangam, a company setup in Pune, India and you as a user whether Registered User or otherwise user of this website www.SoorSangam.com and all web-pages appearing, appended, available along with this website (together referred to as “the Website”).

USE OF THE WEBSITE

User is hereby allowed to use this website subject to the terms and conditions of this Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and any other terms and conditions to be made applicable to the Website (together “Website Usage Frame”). Any new terms and conditions which will be applicable to the Website may be incorporated as part of Website Usage Frame. In case there is any conflict between the Terms of Use and other policies the Terms of Use will govern. The words "use" or "using" in this Terms of Use, means any time an individual (a "user"), directly or indirectly views the Website and uses for any other purpose.

User conveys acceptance to Website Usage Frame every time the User uses the Website. By using the Site, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please do not use the Site. SoorSangam can provide User, subject to acceptance of terms and conditions of the Website Usage Frame, at its sole discretion the User Name and Password (“User Account”). SoorSangam solely reserves the right to accept or reject application without obligation of explanation. SoorSangam reserves the right to store, evaluate, analyze, verify, and authenticate the Personal information and data provided by the User. The User acknowledges hereby that SoorSangam continues to maintain right to close the User Account without any notice for any reasons whatsoever it may be. Paid Services will be applicable subject to receipt of payment. YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR MAINTAINING THE CONFIDENTIALITY OF YOUR USERNAME AND PASSWORD AND FOR ANY AND ALL ACTIVITIES (INCLUDING PURCHASES) THAT ARE CONDUCTED THROUGH YOUR ACCOUNT.

OWNERSHIP OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

All contents of Website, are the property of SoorSangam its affiliates, subsidiaries, licensors, suppliers, service providers, vendors, advertisers, promotional partners, or sponsors. You must not alter, delete or conceal any copyright or other notices contained on the Website, including notices on any Website Matter you download, transmit, display, print or reproduce from the Website. You shall not, nor will you allow any third party (whether or not for your benefit) to reproduce, modify, create derivative works from, display, perform, publish, distribute, disseminate, broadcast or circulate to any third party (including, without limitation, on or via a third party website), or otherwise use, any Website Matter without the express prior written consent of SoorSangam.

RULES OF CONDUCT

The Website is to be used solely for your noncommercial, non-exclusive, non-assignable, non-transferable and limited personal use and for no other purposes.

    While using the Site you agree NOT to:
  • Restrict or inhibit any other visitor or Member from using the Site, including, without limitation, by means of "hacking" or "cracking" or defacing any portion of any of the Site;
  • Use the Site for any unlawful purpose;
  • Express or imply that any statements you make are endorsed by us, without our prior written consent;
  • Transmit (a) any content, language, imagery, or information that is unlawful, fraudulent, threatening, harassing, abusive, libelous, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable, or infringes on our or any third party's intellectual property or other rights; (b) any material, non-public information about companies without the authorization to do so; (c) any trade secret of any third party; or (d) any advertisements, solicitations, chain letters, pyramid schemes, investment opportunities, or other unsolicited commercial communication (except as otherwise expressly permitted by us);
  • Engage in spamming or flooding or phishing;
  • Transmit any software or other materials that contain any virus, worm, time bomb, Trojan horse, or other harmful or disruptive component;
  • Modify, adapt, sublicense, translate, sell, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any portion of the Site;
  • Remove any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notices contained in the Site;
  • "Frame" or "mirror" any part of the Site without our prior written authorization;
  • Use any robot, spider, site search/retrieval application, or other manual or automatic device or process to retrieve, index, "data mine," or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Site or its contents;
  • Harvest or collect information about Site visitors or members without their express consent
  • Create more than one profile without our express written consent
  • Permit anyone else whose account or subscription was terminated, or who is not a SoorSangam paid or trial subscriber, to use the Site through your subscription, username or password; or
  • Engage in commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, and pyramid schemes.
  • Solicit any instructor or user to work with or for another company for employment, independent contracting services, performances, or other service While using the Site you agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. Please be advised that we prohibit content or lessons on your profile that offers sex lessons, illegal sexual activity, posts nudity, or expresses profanity. We also prohibit the content of items or links to items that encourage, promote, facilitate or instruct others to engage in illegal activity. In addition, we may remove listings as requested by law enforcement to cooperate with any investigation or to prevent harm to SoorSangam and its members.

ONLINE CLASS RULES AND REGULATIONS

If you sign-up for paid Online SoorSangam classes you agree to abide by the Rules and regulations set forth in the SoorSangam Policy Manual

CONTENTS ON THE WEBSITE

The Website may provide a facility to the User to post your contents on the Website, subject to terms and conditions of Website Usage Frame, free of cost including but not limited to Photographs, Literature, Comments, Opinions, Expressions whether in written, audio or visual or both formats (“the Content”). The Website at sole discretion has right to display fully or partially or not to display the Content. User confirms that the Content is Users work and possesses necessary rights and licenses to display the Content on the Website. User acknowledges that SoorSangam retains the right to delete such contents without any notice or explanation. User acknowledges that the Content once displayed on the Website is beyond control of SoorSangam and it will be open for view by any other Website User.

As a User if you find some material which is written about you, your work, or related to you in some manner and if you feel it as derogatory, malicious, wrongful or in any manner discomforting you, do notify us. If necessary, we may delete such content posted on the Website.

ADVERTISEMENTS

The Website will also post, display, publish or provide links of advertisements of Advertisers. SoorSangam doesn’t endorse the advertisements or advertisers or quality, suitability, merchantability, fitness, warranties of the product and/or services offered by such advertisers. User shall directly deal with the Advertisers.

AUDIO, VIDEO FACILITIES

SoorSangam facilitates downloading of audio (audio recording of the classes) and/or video content. The audio and/or video should not be utilized by the User for any other website or web pages by use of any programs, creative displays. The User is not allowed to copy, broadcast, download the audio and/or video. The User acknowledges that if it is done in such manner it is violation of laws and regulations and breach of intellectual property rights SoorSangam.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

We may provide links of other websites on the Website, without any warranty, merchantability, endorsement, suitability, any assurance of quality, authenticity, and appropriateness to view such websites and responsibility, liability, obligations on part of the Website.

DISCLAIMER AND LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY

THIS WEBSITE, AND ALL MATERIALS, PRODUCTS AND POSTINGS ARE MADE AVAILABLE ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT ANY REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OR ANY GUARANTEE OR ASSURANCE THE WEBSITE WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR USE, OR THAT ALL PRODUCTS, FEATURES, FUNCTIONS OR OPERATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE OR PERFORM AS DESCRIBED. Without limiting the foregoing, we are not responsible or liable for any malicious code, delays, inaccuracies, errors, or omissions arising out of your use of the Website. You understand, acknowledge and agree that you are assuming the entire risk as to the quality, accuracy, performance, timeliness, adequacy, completeness, correctness, authenticity, safety, security and validity of any and all features and functions of the Website, including, without limitation, Postings and Materials associated with your use of the Website.

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, THE WEBSITE, SoorSangam, THE PARENT COMPANIES, OR THEIR RESPECTIVE SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS OR ANY OF THEIR SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, LICENSORS, REPRESENTATIVES, OPERATIONAL SERVICE PROVIDERS, ADVERTISERS, OR SUPPLIERS, SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE, OF ANY KIND, DIRECT OR INDIRECT, IN CONNECTION WITH OR ARISING FROM

USE OF THE WEBSITE OR FROM THIS AGREEMENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, COMPENSATORY, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES.

Notwithstanding any claim, you specifically acknowledge and agree that your sole and exclusive remedy for any loss or damage shall be to have SoorSangam, upon written notice from you to us, attempt to correct deficient services under this Agreement and, if correction or replacement is not reasonably commercially practicable for SoorSangam, to refund any monies actually paid by you for the relevant Services and to terminate and discontinue your use of the Website. You further understand and acknowledge the liability of the Website is limited. In case some e-learning, streaming, messages and transmissions are not processed in a timely fashion or at all, and some features or functions may be restricted or delayed or become completely inoperable. As a result, you acknowledge and agree that SoorSangam will assume no liability, responsibility or obligation to transmit, process, store, receive or deliver transactions or Postings or for any failure or delay associated with any Postings and you are hereby expressly advised not to rely upon the timeliness or performance of the Website for any transactions or Postings. Some jurisdictions do not allow for the exclusion of certain warranties or certain limitations on damages and remedies, accordingly some of the exclusions and limitations described in this Agreement may not apply to you.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold SoorSangam, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, assigns and licensors, the Website, or any of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents, vendors, licensors, representatives, advertisers, service providers and suppliers harmless from and against any and all claims, actions, losses, expenses, damages and costs (including reasonable attorneys' fees), resulting from any breach or violation of this Agreement by you, or due to your activities related to the Website, whether by use of User name and Password or not. SoorSangam, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, assigns and licensors reserve the right to assume, at its sole expense, the exclusive defense and control of any such claim or action and all negotiations for settlement or compromise, and you agree to fully cooperate with them in the defense of any such claim, action, settlement or compromise negotiations, as requested by the Parent Companies.

PRIVACY We respect your privacy and the use and protection of your Personal Information. Please see our Privacy Policy for important information and disclosures relating to the collection and use of your Personal Information in connection with your use of the Website.

APPLICABLE LAWS

This Agreement, together with any Additional Terms, Rules, our Privacy Policy and any other regulations, procedures and policies which we refer to and which are hereby incorporated by reference, contains the entire understanding and agreement between you and SoorSangam and supersedes any and all prior or inconsistent understandings relating to the Website and your use of the Website. This Agreement cannot be changed or terminated orally. If any provision of this Agreement is held to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable, this will not affect any other provisions and the Agreement will be deemed amended to the extent necessary to make it legal, valid and enforceable. Any provision which must survive in order to allow us to enforce its meaning shall survive the termination of this Agreement; however, no action arising out of this Agreement or your use of the Website, regardless of form or the basis of the claim, may be brought by you more than one (1) year after the cause of action has arisen (or if multiple causes, from the date the first such cause arose).

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