This page contains the terms and conditions that shall govern your use of name digital products including but not limited to name , theyouthedge.com, offered by Arising Youth Pvt Ltd and its Affiliates (“IEO”, “us” or “we”):
Table of Contents:
1. User Agreement
2. Modifications & Changes
4. Limited License
5. Subscription Services
6. Intellectual Property
7. Termination of User Agreement
8. Restricted permission for printouts & copying
9. Prohibited Use
10. Third Party Content
11. Interaction between users
12. Representations & Warranties
15. Force Majeure
16. Sharing of Content of Sites
20. Disclaimer of warranties and liability
21. Governing law & Jurisdiction
(i) Your email address and password are personal to you and may not be used by anyone else to access the Sites. You have completed 18 (eighteen) years of age. If not, your registration shall be subject to your Guardian’s approval for usage by you. The onus is on you to provide true age in case of a minor.
(ii) You will not do anything which may assist or enable anyone who is not a registered user to gain access to the Sites or part thereof or the Sites for which you are registered or epaper.indianexpress.com and in case it is discovered that you have enabled or allowed anyone else to access via your login credentials the Sites to access epaper.indianexpress.com, then you acknowledge and agree that we reserve the right in our sole discretion to revoke, suspend or terminate your access to the Sites or epaper.indianexrpess.com and block access to all users from that IP address and we shall have a right to collect damages from you. Further we shall have no liability towards you not limited to refund of your subscription amount which shall stand forfeited.
(iii) You do not create additional registration accounts for the purpose of abusing the functionality of the Sites, or other users; nor do you seek to pass yourself off as another user.
(iv) You specifically agree that we shall not be responsible for unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data, any material or data sent or received or not sent or received through the Sites.
(v) You shall comply with these terms and conditions. If we have reason to believe that you have not complied with these requirements, we may, at our sole discretion, cancel your access to the registration areas of epaper.indianexpress.com and without giving you any advance notice.
(vi) You authorise and expressly agree and grant your consent to us and our Affiliates to collect and store your personal data including as submitted by you during registration process or otherwise.
(vii) Registration through Facebook Connect: You may also register for the Services by using your Facebook username and password. If, however, you are under 18 years of age, you may log in to the Services using Facebook Connect and utilize the Services only under the supervision of your parent or legal guardian. The onus is on you to provide true age in case of a minor. Using Facebook Connect allows us to personalize and enhance your experience while using the Services, based on your personal information, profile, likes, and other relevant information. When you use this feature, you expressly consent to information about your activity on the Services (i.e., what you have read, what you have liked, ratings given by you, etc.) being continuously released and automatically posted on your Facebook account (which has been used to log in) and made available to your friends on Facebook. You may control the information being shared through Facebook Connect by changing your account / privacy settings. You shall be solely responsible for using this feature and any related compliances with terms of your Facebook account. By registering through Facebook, you agree to the Terms stated herein and in addition to any other specific terms which shall be posted at an appropriate location of the Site. Each registration is for a single individual user only.
If you choose to pay annually, at least 15 days before each renewal you will be sent a reminder notice stating the rate that will apply for the renewal period. Unless you notify us before the end of your annual subscription period that you no longer wish to receive it, your annual subscription will renew for another year. We will charge the subscription using the same card or other payment method that you previously used.
You do not have any right to cancel your subscription or any part of it until the end of your then current subscription period. Although you may notify us of your intention to cancel at any time, such notice will only take effect at the end of your then current subscription period, and you will not receive a refund (except in the limited circumstances set out in these Terms). You may notify us of your wish to cancel your subscription by contacting our team at email@example.com You must provide at least 5 business days advance notice for this to be implemented.
We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your subscription if you breach these Terms, with or without notice and without any further obligation to you. We may also suspend or terminate your subscription if we are prevented from providing Services to you by circumstances beyond our control. We may, in exceptional circumstances, cease to publish the Sites, the Sites content or cease to provide subscription-based Services. We will give you at least 15 days’ notice of this, if possible. If we do so, then we will have no further obligation to you except for a refund of the unexpired period of your paid subscription. This means that we will refund you with any amounts that you have paid us in advance that relate to any remaining and unexpired period of your subscription.
7.1. We reserve the right to change, suspend, or discontinue temporarily or permanently, some or all of the Services (including the content and the devices through which the Services are accessed), with respect to any or all users, at any time without notice. You acknowledge that we may do so at our sole discretion. You also agree that we will not be liable to you for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the Services, although if you are a paid subscriber and we suspend or discontinue the Services. we may, in our sole discretion, provide you with a credit, refund, discount or other form of consideration (for example, we may credit additional days of service to your account). However, if we terminate your account or suspend or discontinue your access to the Services due to your violation of these Terms, then you will not be eligible for any such credit, refund, discount, or other consideration. We may retain any information and associated records that are required to be retained or preserved under applicable laws including post termination of your account and irrespective of whether such information or content has been removed or access to it has been disabled.
7.2. In case we require, to bring the agreement to an end, we will inform you by email at the address you have registered stating that the agreement has terminated. The agreement will terminate with immediate effect and your email address and password will become invalid on the Sites or epaper.indianexpress.com immediately. Only if we terminate this agreement with you because we have discontinued or transferred the Sites, or due to changes in commercial or environmental conditions impacting costs, or provision of services are impacted by force majeure conditions which are temporary or permanent, will we refund your subscription amount pro rata.
7.3. We may at our sole discretion, terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Sites for any reason, including without limitation, breach, or suspected breach of these Terms & Conditions.
We forbid you from any attempts to resell or put to commercial use any part of the Site; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of the Site or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of any other merchant; any renting, leasing, or otherwise transferring rights to the Site / Service; displaying the name, logo, trademark or other identifier of another person in such a manner as to give the viewer the impression that such other person is a publisher or distributor of the Service on the Site, or any data gathering or extraction tools; or any use of meta tags. You may not (whether directly or through the use of any software program) create a database in electronic or structured manual form by regularly or systematically downloading and storing all or any part of the pages from this site.
10.Third Party Content
10.1. You may see and read advertorials, advertising, promotional or sponsored content, or links to third party websites, submitted by third parties on the Sites (“Third Party Promotional Content”). Individual advertisers and parties releasing are solely responsible for such Third-party Promotional content which may appear on the Sites or accessible at or through the Sites, including to ensure that it complies with relevant legislation, rules, and regulations and that it is not illegal, immoral or contrary to public policy. We accept no responsibility for the content of advertising or Third-Party Promotional Content or Third-Party websites, including, without limitation, any errors, omissions, or inaccuracies therein.
10.2. You may see and read press releases, agency reports or content created by the copyright owner, licensor, contributor, or Third Parties (“Third Party content”) which have been licensed to us. Such party shall be solely responsible for such Third-Party content which may appear on the Sites or accessible or through the Sites including compliance with law.
10.3. We do not control, endorse, sponsor, recommend or otherwise accept any responsibility for such Third-Party Promotional Content. The User must make all necessary inquiries before entering into any transaction or remitting monies, data, personal information, etc or contracting with or accepting or acting on third party promotional content in any manner.
10.4. Ownership: The Sites, Services and the IEO content (means IEO’s content, including but not limited to, IEO trademarks and logos made available through the Sites and Services, excluding Third Party Content and User Submissions) are protected by copyright, trademark and other applicable laws. Except as expressly provided in these Terms, IEO and its licensors exclusively own all right, title and interest in and to the Sites, Services, and the IEO Content, including all associated intellectual property rights. You may not remove, alter or obscure any copyright, trademark, service mark or other proprietary rights notices incorporated in or accompanying the Sites, Services or IEO Content. IEO claims no ownership interest in any Third-Party Content and expressly disclaims any liability concerning those materials.
By making available any User Submissions through the Sites and Services, you hereby grant us and its users a worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, transferable, assignable, royalty-free license, with the right to sublicense, to use, copy, adapt, modify, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, stream, broadcast, make available, communicate to the public and otherwise use and exploit such User Submissions through or by means of the Sites and the Services and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed throughout the world. We do not claim any ownership rights in any such User Submissions and nothing in these Terms will be deemed to restrict any rights that you may have to use any such User Submissions. You hereby acknowledge and agree that we shall not be liable for any uses of your User Submissions by any third party that had access to your User Submissions during the period in which your User Submissions was available on or through the Services. You acknowledge and agree that we reserve the right to not to publish, display the User Submissions or delete any User Submissions on the receipt of any complaint, that the User Submissions are infringing or in violation of any applicable laws. You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for all User Submissions that you make available through the Sites or Services. Accordingly, you represent and warrant that: (a) you either are the sole and exclusive owner of all User Submissions that you make available through the Site or Services or you have all rights, licenses, consents and releases that are necessary to grant us the rights in such User Submissions, as contemplated under these Terms; (b) neither the User Submissions nor your accessing, posting, submission or transmittal of the User Submissions or our use of the User Submissions (or any portion thereof) on, through or by means of the Sites and the Services or any other permitted use will infringe, misappropriate or violate a third party’s patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, moral rights or other intellectual property rights, or rights of publicity or privacy, or result in the violation of any applicable law or regulation; and (c) no payments of any kind shall be due to any third party, whether a copyright owner or an agent thereof, for any use made of the User Submissions (or any portion thereof) on, through or by means of the Sites and the Services.
By using the Sites or the Services, you acknowledge the sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your access to, use of or reliance upon any such Third-Party Content, or User Submissions and we disclaim any liability that you may incur arising from your access to, use of or reliance upon such Third-Party Content or User Submissions. You acknowledge and agree that IEO: (a) is not responsible for the availability or accuracy of such Third Party Content or User Submissions; (b) has no liability to you or any third party for any harm, injuries or losses suffered as a result of your access to, reliance on or use of such Third Party Content or User Submissions; (c) does not undertake or assume any duty to monitor for inappropriate or unlawful content on third party websites or User Submissions; and (d) does not make any promises to remove Third Party Content from being accessed through the Sites or the Services. All the contents of the Sites are only for general information. They do not constitute advice and should not be relied upon in making (or refraining from making) any decision. Any specific advice or replies to queries in any part of the Site is/are the personal opinion of such experts/consultants/persons and are not subscribed to by the Sites.
We endeavour to provide a web platform for various community interactions for persons to interact and exchange views with each other. The content posted on such services is by the general public therefore the accuracy, integrity or quality of such content cannot be guaranteed. You understand that by using such services, you may be exposed to objectionable matters.
By using the facility of chat and other community services you agree not to upload, post, or otherwise transmit any matter or views, which are, defamatory, abusive, pervasive, obscene, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable or in violation of applicable law(s). You may also not indulge in cyber stalking, become or create a nuisance for any visitor / user of the Sites.
You may not send, submit, post, or otherwise transmit, material or messages that contain software virus, or any other files that are designed to interrupt, destroy, and negatively affect in any manner whatsoever, any electronic equipment in connection with the use of the Sites, or other user’s ability to engage in real time exchanges.
iii. You shall not harm, influence or make inappropriate contact or seek to harm, influence or make inappropriate contact with minors or vulnerable persons in any way.
vii. You shall not use, upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, false or fraudulent advertising, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation.
viii. You shall not use, upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content which contains software viruses, or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource.
xii. You shall not use, upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content or device or software designed to or having the effect of circumventing any restriction, condition or technological control to the access of the Sites including overriding or by passing or compromising any security features, controls or limits.
13.2. We shall not be liable, at any time for damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business projects, loss of savings, loss of revenue, loss or loss of profits) arising in contract, tort or otherwise from the use of or inability to use the Sites, or any of its contents, or from any act or omissions a result of using the Sites or any such contents or for any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorised access to, alteration of, or use of information contained on the Sites. No representations, warranties or guarantees whatsoever are made as to the accuracy, adequacy, reliability, completeness, suitability or applicability of the information to a particular situation. We, our affiliates, directors, shareholders, employees, representatives, advertisers and content providers, shall not be liable to you or anyone else as a result of your access to the Sites for indirect, special, incidental, punitive or exemplary damages. In any event our liability if any shall not exceed a sum equivalent to the subscription amount paid by you for the period subscribed.
13.3. Certain links on the Sites lead to resources located on servers maintained by third parties over whom we have no control or connection, business or otherwise as these sites are external to us and you agree and understand that by visiting such sites you are beyond our Sites. We therefore neither endorses nor offers any judgement or warranty and accepts no responsibility or liability for the authenticity/availability of any of the goods/services/or for any damage, loss or harm, direct or consequential or any violation of local or international laws that may be incurred by your visit and/or transaction/s on these sites.
13.4. Whilst care is taken prior to acceptance of Third-Party Promotional Content, it is not possible to verify the same. Third Party Promotional Content relating to goods, services and/or financial services, crypto currencies, investment opportunities, IPOs, NFOs, data on the market, or articles containing opinions by various research analysts/ traders/ stock market advisors/ brokerage firms and marketing enthusiasts etc provide general advice or trading and investment options. The views and/or purchase or investment tips expressed are of the advertiser or analyst/advisor solely, and not that of the Sites or its management in any manner. We, therefore, advise you to check with certified experts before making any investment or purchase decision, before acting on the information provided in such Third-Party Promotional Content or articles. The Sites do not guarantee the accuracy, adequacy and completeness of any information provided therein. You understand clearly and acknowledge that financial services, crypto currencies, investment opportunities, IPO, NFOs, markets etc or investment or purchase advice for any goods or services may involve a high degree of risk.
We take no responsibility for any loss or damage incurred or suffered by any person(s) or entity (ies) acting on third party promotional content or any advice from articles referred to above, or entering into any agreements or otherwise, in any manner whatsoever, without having taken expert advice or making necessary inquiries. You assume complete and full responsibility and outcomes of your actions and decisions that you make based on any third-party promotional contents or advice.
If you are a publisher of news and current affairs content, then in addition to compliance with other terms mentioned herein, you shall also furnish details of your user accounts on our Services to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting as required under the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 (“Rules”) and you shall comply with all applicable laws including said Rules. IEO may, at its discretion, provide such publishers who have provided information under said Rules to the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, a demonstrable and visible mark of verification as being publishers, which may be visible to all users of the service.
The Site may permit you to post User Submissions including but not limited to reviews of content available through the Services, comments on such content etc. You understand that these User Submissions, once posted by you, are visible to all members since it is a public forum.
More specifically, when you review / rate any content available on the Services (as per functionality made available on the Sites), you give IEO express rights and consent to display your rating / review in relation to the relevant Content on the Sites, including making it available to other members for viewing. If you do not want your User Submissions / reviews / ratings to be shared in a public forum, do not use these features.
These features may change without notice to you and the degrees of associated information sharing and functionality may also change without notice.
We are free to use any comments, information, ideas, concepts, reviews, or techniques or any other material contained in any communication you may send to us (“User Feedback”), including responses to questionnaires or through postings to the Services / the Sites and User Submissions, without further compensation, acknowledgement or payment to you for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and creating, modifying or improving the Services. By posting / submitting any User Feedback / User Submission on the Sites, you grant IEO a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free irrevocable, sub-licensable license and right in such User Feedback / User Submission to IEO, including the right to display, use, reproduce or modify the User Feedback / User Submission in any media, software or technology of any kind now existing or developed in the future.
Operators of public search engines have the permission to use functionalities like spiders to copy materials from the Sites for the sole purpose of creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials. We reserve the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific cases, at our sole discretion. You agree not to collect or harvest any personally identifiable information, including account names, from the Sites, nor to use the communication systems provided by the Sites for any commercial solicitation purposes. You agree not to solicit, for commercial purposes, any users of the Sites with respect to its User Submissions.
You shall be financially responsible for your use of the Services (as well as for use of your account by others, including without limitation minors living with you). You undertake to supervise and be responsible for all usage of minors and access of the Sites under your name or account and absolve IEO from any liability on this account. You also warrant that all information supplied by you or members of your family for using the Services and accessing the Sites, including without limitation your name, email address, street address, telephone number, mobile number, credit card number is correct and accurate. Failure to provide accurate information may subject you to civil and criminal penalties.
You shall be responsible for obtaining and maintaining any equipment or ancillary services needed to connect to, access the Sites or otherwise use the Services, including, without limitation, modems, hardware, software, and long distance or local telephone service. You shall be responsible for ensuring that such equipment or ancillary services are compatible with the Services.
You agree that we may directly or through third party service providers send information to you about the various services offered by IEO from time to time.
You understand and agree that IEO may, but is not obligated to, review the User Submissions and may delete or remove it (without notice) in its sole and absolute discretion, for any reason or without assigning any reason.
IEO reserves the right to preserve records of content transmitted by it as required under applicable laws.
Assignment: You may not transfer to anyone else, either temporarily or permanently, any rights to use the Services or any part of the Services. Any attempt by you to do so is void. IEO may assign, transfer, delegate and/or grant all or any part of its rights, privileges and properties hereunder to any person or entity.
Geographic Limitation: The Sites and/or the Services are controlled and offered by IEO from its facilities in the territory of India. IEO makes no representations that the Sites or Services are appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you are accessing or using the Sites or Services from other jurisdictions, you do so at your own risk and you are responsible for compliance with local law. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Sites or Services may contain or provide links to content hosted on websites located outside of India.
Access to use: To access the Services, you will be asked to enter your individual username and password, as chosen by you during your registration. Therefore, IEO does not permit any of the following:
1. Any other person sharing your account and Password;
If IEO reasonably believes that an account and password is being used / misused in any manner, IEO shall reserve the right to cancel access rights immediately without notice, and block access to all users from that IP address. IEO reserves the right to reject any username selected by you and/or revoke your right to any previously selected user name and give such user name to any other person or entity at our sole discretion and without any liability to you. Furthermore, you shall be entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account. You agree to notify IEO immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. IEO will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account, however, you could be held liable for losses incurred by IEO or another party due to someone else using your account or password. If messages sent to an email address provided by you and associated with your account are returned as undeliverable or wrong address; IEO reserves the right to terminate your account immediately with or without notice to you and without any liability to you or any third party.
Availability: The availability of content through the Services may change from time to time. You are responsible for all Internet access charges. Please check with your Internet provider for information on possible Internet data usage charges.
Limited time to bring your claim: You agree that any cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Sites or the Services must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action accrues otherwise, such cause of action will be permanently barred.
Survival: Rights and obligations under the Terms which by their nature should survive will remain in full effect after termination or expiration of the subscription.
Non-Waiver: Any express waiver or failure to exercise promptly any right under this agreement will not create a continuing waiver or any expectation of non-enforcement.
Entire agreement: These Terms constitute the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding such subject matter.
No representations, warranties or guarantees whatsoever are made by IEO as to the (a) accuracy, adequacy, reliability, completeness, suitability or applicability of the information to a particular situation; (b) that the service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free; (c) the quality of any services, content, information, or other material on the Sites will meet your expectations or requirements; (d) any errors in the Sites will be corrected; (e) warranties against infringement of any third party intellectual property or proprietary rights; or (f) other warranties relating to performance, non-performance, or other acts or omissions of IEO, its officers, directors, employees, affiliates, agents, licensors, or suppliers.
IEO does not warrant that any of the software used and or licensed in connection with the Services will be compatible with other Third-Party software or devices nor does it warrant that operation of the Services and the associated software will not damage or disrupt other software or hardware.
Any transactions relating to sale/purchase of goods or services not directly offered by IEO are to be settled inter-se between the parties to such transaction and all warranties express or implied of any kind, regarding any matter pertaining thereto, including without limitation the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement are disclaimed by IEO. IEO merely endeavours to provide a platform where you and other parties may interact, exchange information or carry out sale/purchase transactions on such terms and in the manner mutually agreed between you and the other party. IEO does not have any involvement in the actual transactions between the buyers and sellers in any way. It is only you, who is entirely responsible for all the activities, arising out of the transactions of sale/purchase of goods or services offered by any other party and not IEO. IEO will not be liable for any loss that you may incur, while selling or purchasing goods /services of the third party.
Under no circumstances will IEO be held responsible or liable, in any way, for any content which in Legal opinion is derogatory, threatening, defamatory, obscene or offensive or offends public sensibilities or morals and shall also not assume liability for 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 or uploaded on the Sites, or any infringement of another’s rights, including intellectual property rights. You specifically agree that IEO is not responsible for any content sent using and/or included in IEO’s Sites/Services by any third party.
IEO, its affiliates, successors, and assigns, and each of their respective investors, directors, officers, employees, agents, and suppliers (including distributors and content licensors) shall not be liable, at any time for any, direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential, damages arising out of or in any way connected with the use of Sites or the Services, whether based in contract, tort, strict liability, or other theory, even if IEO have been advised of the possibility of damages.
In the event any exclusion contained herein be held to be invalid for any reason and IEO or any of its affiliate entities, officers, directors or employees become liable for loss or damage, then, any such liability of IEO or any of its affiliate entities, officers, directors or employees shall be limited to subscription charges paid by you in the month preceding the date of your claim for the particular subscription in question chosen by you.