Accessing the Website, Security and Privacy
Despite our best efforts we unfortunately can’t guarantee that the Website will be up and running 24/7. We will not be liable for any data loss or any issues that arise from any part or all of our site being unavailable at any time. Furthermore errors can occur from time to time, which we need to exclude our liability for to the highest extend of the law.
To access some parts of our Website we demand your registration. To do so you need to provide some personal information (such as email, password, name(s), username, etc.). This information must always be correct, complete and up-to-date. You must keep any information which could potentially be misused, as confidential. You must not transfer any login credentials or other personal information relating to this Website to any other person. Please make sure to notify us of any security breaches or any other issues that would reasonably need to be brought to our attention. Also, please make sure to log out of your account at the end of each session.
Intellectual Property Rights and Use Guidelines
The Website and its original content, features and functionality (including look!), are owned by Startupshala and are protected by Indian National and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws. You agree to not copy, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, decompile, republish, infringe, reverse-engineer, disassemble, any of our copyrighted material, except to the extent permitted by the Website itself. If you have doubts about whether and how to use certain material on the Website, please get in touch.
All Content added, created, uploaded, submitted, distributed, or posted to the Website by users – collectively “User Content”, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person who originated it. You hereby confirm that all User Content provided by you is accurate, complete, up-to-date, and in compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. You acknowledge that all Content, including User Content, accessed by you using the Website is at your own risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage or loss to you or any other party resulting from it. We do not guarantee that any Content you access on or through the Website is or will continue to be accurate.
You also hereby do and shall grant each user of the Website a non-exclusive, perpetual license to access your User Content through the Website, and to: use, edit, modify, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display and perform such content. To clarify, the foregoing license granted to us and our users does not affect your other ownership or license rights in respect to your User Content, including the right to grant additional licenses to it, unless otherwise agreed in writing.
You represent and warrant that you have all rights to grant such licenses to us without infringement or violation of any third party rights, including without limitation, any privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, trademarks, contract rights, or any other intellectual property or proprietary rights.
By submitting public User Content through the Website, you hereby do and shall grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, fully paid, sub-licensable and transferable license to: use, edit, modify, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, perform, or fully exploit it, in connection with the Website and our (and our successors’ and assignors’) businesses. This license includes, without limitation, the promotion and redistribution of parts or all of the Website and derivative works thereof, any media formats and through any media channels (including, without limitation, third party websites and feeds).
We encourage you to provide us with Feedback from time to time, in the form of reviews, comments, and suggestions or recommendations for modifications, improvements or changes to the Services or the Site that you may choose to provide at your sole discretion. When you provide Feedback you grant us, under all right, title and interest in and to the Feedback, a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, transferable, sub-licensable, irrevocable, perpetual license to use that Feedback or to incorporate it into the Website or other products or services.
The Website 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 Website.
User Contributions and Content Standards. Special Disclaimer for Legal Content
Startupshala contains User, Partner and our own generated content, and may also contain message boards, personal web pages, forums or other interactive features that allow you to upload, post, submit, publish, display or transmit content to other Users – on or through the Website. All User Content must be lawful, not “spammy”, and clear of virus or other malware. More specifically, but without limitation, it must comply with the following Content Standards:
Not contain any material which is defamatory, obscene, indecent, abusive, offensive, harassing, violent, hateful, inflammatory or otherwise objectionable.
Not promote sexually explicit or pornographic material, violence, or discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.
Not infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other intellectual property rights of any other person.
Not be likely to deceive any person.
Not promote any illegal activity, or advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act.
Not cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety or be likely to upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person.
Not be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or organisation.
Not involve commercial activities or sales, such as contests, sweepstakes and other sales promotions, barter or advertising.
Not give the impression that they emanate from us or any other person or entity, if this is not the case.
Not used, if public, as test empty documents with no actual content, or typing exercises.
Law and Copyright Infringement
We do not undertake to review all material before it is posted on the Website, and cannot ensure prompt removal of objectionable material after it has been posted. Accordingly, we assume no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications or content provided by any user or third party. In the unlikely event we receive a disclosure request from an authorised party, we reserve the right to disclose user identities when required to do so by law, including in response to a law enforcement request supported by a valid court order. You waive and hold harmless the Company(when applicable) from any claims resulting from any action taken by the Company(when applicable) during or as a result of its investigations and from any actions taken as a consequence of investigations by either the Company(when applicable) or law enforcement authorities.
If you believe that any User or other Content violates your copyright, please provide us a written takedown notice including the following information:
A physical or electronic signature of a person authorised to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.
Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material.
Information reasonably sufficient for us to contact you, such as email, address, telephone number.
A statement that you in good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorised by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorised to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.
Disclaimer of Warranties, Limitations of Liability and Indemnification
Your use of Startupshala is at your sole risk. The service is provided “as is” and “as available”. We disclaim all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including and without limitation, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. We are not liable for losses, direct or consequential, resulting from your use of the Website, and you agree to defend, indemnify and hold us harmless from any claims, losses, liability costs and expenses (including but not limited to attorney’s fees) arising from your violation of any third-party’s rights. We will not be liable for any loss of profits or any other losses whether direct, indirect, incidental, special and / or consequential, howsoever caused and, whether in contract, tort or under any other theory of liability, even if you or we have been advised of the possibility of such losses.
You acknowledge that you have only a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to use the Website. Because the Website is not error or bug free, you agree that you will use it carefully and avoid using it in ways which might result in any loss of your or any third party’s property or information.
For now, we provide this Website for use only by persons located in India. We make no claims that the Website or any of its content is accessible, appropriate or legal outside of the India. If you access the Website from outside the India, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
Waiver and Serve-ability
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