|Last updated:7/30/2008 7:24PM IST|
|Parentree Communications Private Limited, is a company incorporated in India ("Parentree"). These terms and conditions as well as any other guidelines, rules and additional terms referenced herein, and all such guidelines, terms and rules are hereby incorporated herein by this reference (collectively, "Terms of Service") govern your access to and use of Parentree's websites across multiple domain and subdomain names (the "Sites"), any information, text, messages, graphics, or other materials, appearing on the Sites (the "Content"), and any services provided through the Sites including but not limited to allowing you to write journals, read and comment in other users journals, form discussion groups, participate in discussions, review products and services providers, access other users' reviews of products and service providers (the "Services"). Your access to and use of the Sites, Content, and/or Services is expressly conditioned on your compliance with these Terms of Service. By accessing or using the Sites, Content, or Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service. Terms of Service carefully. If you are unwilling to be fully and completely bound by these Terms of Service, do not access or use the Sites, Content and/or Services.|
|Modification of Terms of Service|
|You acknowledge and agree that Parentree may revise these Terms of Service from time to time, without prior notice. By continuing to access or use the Sites, Content, or Services after Parentree makes any such revision, you agree to be bound by the revised Terms of Service. If any modification is not acceptable to you, your only recourse is to cease using and/or accessing the Sites, Content and Service.|
|Eligibility, and Age|
|You must be 18 or over, or the legal age to form a binding contract in your jurisdiction if that age is greater than 18 years of age, to register as a member of the Sites, access the Content and/or Services. If you do not meet the age requirement, do not access or use the Sites, Services and/or Content. Membership in the Sites is void where prohibited by applicable law. By accessing and/or using the Sites, Content and/or Services you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority, and capacity to enter into these Terms of Service and to abide by all of the terms and conditions set forth herein.|
While a number of parts of the Sites, Content
and/or Services are available for use without registering, some parts
may require registration should you wish to access and use them. If you
choose to register, you will provide accurate and complete registration
information to become a member of the site ("Members").
Failure to do so, is a violation of this Terms of Service and at its
sole discretion Parentree may terminate your account immediately. You
will be responsible for updating your registration information if it
When registering you are asked to provide a nickname in addition to other information. This nickname should not be offensive, illegal, violate trademarks, violate copyrights, impersonate others, slander, harass or threaten. Parentree at its sole discretion can choose not to accept your nickname, and is not required to state any reasons or explanation for doing so. Parentree can at its sole discretion and without prior notice or permission, change your nickname as many times as necessary or can suspend/terminate your account.
Parentree reserves the right to determine and/or change, solely at its discretion and without prior permission or prior notice, which parts of the site require registration.
|The Sites, Content and/or Services are for personal non-commercial use unless a different use is authorized in writing by a director of the board of Parentree. Commercial and/or for-profit organizations like companies, businesses, and/or service providers may not register on the Sites without the prior approval of Parentree. Collecting nicknames, and email addresses of members for purposes of advertisement, solicitation or spam is prohibited.|
|Code of Conduct|
|See Parentree's Code of Conduct at http://www.parentree.in/CodeOfConduct. Use of the Sites, Content and/or Services is also governed by the Code of Conduct, which is incorporated into this Terms of Service by reference.|
|Guard Your Password|
|You are responsible for safeguarding the password that you use to access the Sites, Content and Services. You agree not to disclose your password to any third party. You agree to take sole responsibility for any activities or actions under your password, whether or not you have authorized such activities or actions. You will immediately notify Parentree of any loss or unauthorized use of your password.|
|All right, title, and interest in and to the Sites, Content, and Services are and will remain the exclusive property of Parentree. The Sites, Content, and Services are protected by copyright, trademark, and other laws of India and other foreign countries. Except as expressly permitted in these Terms of Service, you may not reproduce, modify or prepare derivative works based upon, distribute, sell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, or otherwise use the Sites, Content, or Services. You may not copy or modify the HTML code used to generate web pages on the Sites. You may not use the Sites, Content, or Services on or in connection with any other website, for any purpose.|
|Content you post and Rights Granted|
and not Parentree, shall be solely responsible for all text, messages, graphics or material that you upload
to the Sites, Content and/or Services ("Member Posted Content"). You and not Parentree, assume the complete liability for your Member Posted Content.
You represent and warrant that you own, or have the necessary license, consent, permission, and right to use and post Member Posted Content on the Sites and that you have the right to use all copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other proprietary rights in and to all such Member Posted Content, in order to permit inclusion and use of the Member Posted Content on the Sites as contemplated by this Terms of Service. Parentree, at its sole discretion, may delete or block access to any Content including Member Posted Content, without notice and without liability.
You retain all of your ownership rights in Member Posted Content that you post to Sites. However, by virtue of your Member Posted Content appearing or having appeared on Sites, you grant Parentree a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, fully sub licensable (through multiple tiers), and transferable license to store, copy, distribute, aggregate, prepare derivative works of, adapt, publicly perform, publicly display, archive and use the Member Posted Content in connection with Parentree's business, including without limitation, the promotion and redistribution of the Sites, Content and/or Service and derivative works through its business partners, affiliates or any media channel and in any media format known now or in the future for any commercial purpose. This also includes any capability or business arrangement that Parentree creates to allow search engines or other third parties to crawl, index and/or cache the Sites, Content and/or Services.
You also grant to anyone who accesses the Sites a non-exclusive license to access the Member Posted Content through the Sites and/or Services and to use such Member Posted Content as permitted by this Terms of Service.
Parentree may at its sole discretion provide you the technical capabilities to remove a subset of your Member Posted Content from the Sites. These capabilities are subject to change at any time, at Parentree's sole discretion, without prior notice. Removal of any Member Posted Content from the Sites and/or Services will not remove it from any archives that Parentree may have made of the Member Posted Content as part of maintaining and administering the Sites, Content and/or Services. Parentree is also not responsible for removing Member Posted Content from the databases of any search engines or third parties that may have crawled the Sites and may have cached the Content. Parentree is also not responsible for removing Member Posted Content that maybe distributed in online and/or offine media formats under a business arrangement which existed prior to removal of the Member Posted Content.
|You agree not to do any of the following while using the Sites, Content or Services:
will have the right to investigate and prosecute violations
of any of the above, including intellectual property rights
infringement and security issues, to the fullest extent of the
law. Parentree may involve and cooperate with law enforcement
in prosecuting users who violate these Terms of Service. You
that Parentree has no obligation to monitor your access to or use of
Sites, Content, and Services, but has the right to do so for the
of operating the Sites, to ensure your compliance with these Terms of
Service, or to comply with applicable law or the order or requirement
court, administrative agency or other governmental body.
Parentree has the right but has no obligation to screen Content, including Member Posted Content before displaying it on the Sites and/or Services. If notified of Content which allegedly does not conform to these Terms of Service, Parentree may investigate the allegation and determine in good faith and in its sole discretion whether to remove or request the removal of such Content.
|Accuracy and Completeness|
|The Content on the site is posted
by Parentree and/or it Members. You understand that while Parentree
will attempt to provide current, accurate and complete information in
the Contennt and/or Services, it does not guarantee the that the
information is accurate or complete or current.
When posting Content, Parentree references various information sources and suppliers, some of who are mentioned in the Content. Parentree does not make any representation or guarantee that these sources provide complete, accurate or current information.
Members also contribute to Content by various methods including but not limited to writing journals, posting comments, starting discussion groups, starting and replying to discussions, adding products and service provider listings, reviewing products and service providers. Parentree makes no guarantee or representation that Members provide complete, accurate or current information.
You understand that all Member Posted Content is the opinion of that member or any external source they have quoted or referenced, and is not the opinion of Parentree.
|Any references made in the Sites to any names, marks, products or services of third parties or hypertext links to any third party site or information do not constitute or imply Parentree's endorsement, sponsorship or recommendation of the third party, of the quality of any product, service, advice, information or other materials displayed, or obtained by you as a result of an advertisement or any other information or offer in or in connection with the Sites, Content and/or Services.|
|Parentree respects the intellectual property of others.
If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide Parentree’s Copyright Agent with the following information:
1. An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
2. A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
3. A description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Sites, Content or Services;
4. Your address, telephone number, and email address;
5. A statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or
6. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.
Parentree's Copyright Agent may be reached at
By post or mail:
Parentree Communications Private Limited
New 120 Old 38 Chamiers Road
Nandanam, Chennai 600 035
+91 44 42815604
|If you violate any of these Terms of Services, your permission to use the Sites, Content, and Services will automatically terminate. Parentree reserves the right to revoke your access to and use of the Sites, Content, and Services at any time, with or without cause. Parentree also reserves the right to cease providing or to change the Sites, Content, or Services at any time and without notice.|
|Use of the Site at Your Own Risk|
|Your access to and use of the Sites, Content, and Services is at your own risk. Parentree will have no responsibility for any harm to your network, site, business, computer system, loss of data, or other harm or exposure to offensive material that results from your access to or use of the Sites, Content, or Services.|
|The Site is Available "AS-IS"|
CONTENT, AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED “AS IS,” WITHOUT WARRANTY OR
CONDITION OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WITHOUT LIMITING THE
FOREGOING, PARENTREE EXPLICITLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
PARENTREE MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT THE SITES, CONTENT, OR SERVICES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR BE AVAILABLE ON AN UNINTERRUPTED, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE BASIS. PARENTREE MAKES NO WARRANTY REGARDING THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, OR INFORMATION PURCHASED OR OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITES, CONTENT OR SERVICES, OR THE ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, TRUTHFULNESS, COMPLETENESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITES, CONTENT OR SERVICES.
NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED FROM PARENTREE OR THROUGH THE SITES, CONTENT, OR SERVICES, WILL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY MADE HEREIN.
|Limitation of Liability|
|TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY
APPLICABLE LAW, NEITHER PARENTREE NOR ANY OTHER PARTY INVOLVED IN
CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DELIVERING THE SITES, CONTENT, OR SERVICES WILL
BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE
DAMAGES RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF, OR INABILITY TO ACCESS
OR USE, THE SITES, CONTENT, OR SERVICES, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY,
CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY,
WHETHER OR NOT PARENTREE HAS BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH
DAMAGE, EVEN IF A REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED OF
ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE. YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT
PARENTREE IS NOT LIABLE FOR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL
CONDUCT OF OTHER MEMBERS OR THIRD PARTIES AND THAT THE RISK OF INJURY
FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU. FURTHER, PARENTREE
WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY TO YOU OR TO ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY THIRD PARTY
CONTENT UPLOADED ONTO OR DOWNLOADED FROM THE SITES, CONTENT OR THROUGH
YOU AGREE THAT THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF PARENTREE TO YOU FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS ARISING FROM THE USE OF THE SITES, CONTENT OR SERVICES IS LIMITED TO THE AMOUNTS YOU HAVE PAID TO PARENTREE FOR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE SITES, CONTENT, OR SERVICES. THE LIMITATIONS OF DAMAGES SET FORTH ABOVE ARE FUNDAMENTAL ELEMENTS OF THE BASIS OF THE BARGAIN BETWEEN PARENTREE AND YOU.
SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
|You agree to indemnify and hold Parentree, its subsidiaries, directors, affiliates, officers, agents, and other partners and employees, harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorney's fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Sites, Content and/or Services in violation of this Terms of Service and/or arising from a breach of these Terms of Service and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above and/or arising from Member Posted Content you post on the Sites, Content and/or Services.|
|In the event that any provision of these Terms of Service is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of these Terms of Service will remain in full force and effect.|
|The failure of Parentree to enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Service will not be deemed a waiver of such right or provision.|
|Controlling Law and Jurisdiction|
|These Terms of Service and any action related thereto will be governed by the laws of India. The exclusive jurisdiction and venue of any action with respect to the subject matter of these Terms of Service will be the courts of Chennai, State of Tamilnadu, India, and each of the parties hereto waives any objection to jurisdiction and venue in such courts.|
|These Terms of Service are the entire and exclusive agreement between Parentree and you regarding the Sites, Content, and Services, and these Terms of Service supersede and replace any prior agreements between Parentree and you regarding the Sites, Content, and Services.|
|If you have any questions about these Terms of Service, please contact Parentree at firstname.lastname@example.org.|
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