These Terms constitute an electronic record in accordance with the provisions of the Information Technology Act, 2000 and the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 thereunder, as amended from time to time.
www.asiaville.in is an independent online journalism initiative that brings news reports from all over the world and India, with the aim of disseminating information and news.
The reproduction of articles and reports or excerpts from the stories on this Website are strictly prohibited. In case you need to quote us, you can inform us through email and provide source and link to the URL of our Website.
Content from our Website that includes texts and images must not be distributed, republished, uploaded or posted without our consent, except, in case of sharing on social media with proper link. We do not represent or endorse accuracy or reliability of any of information, content or advertisements, displayed on the Website.
In order to access the services and to avail the use of the Website, You shall be required to register yourself with the Website, and maintain an account ("Account"). You will be required to furnish certain information and details, including Your name, mobile number, e-mail address, residential address, payment information (credit/debit card details), and any other information deemed necessary by the Website ( "Account Information" ).
It is Your sole responsibility to ensure that the Account Information provided by You is accurate, complete and latest.
The Account Information provided by You, may be shared by the Company with any third party for its internal record keeping purposes, internal procedures and with various brands to enable them to inform You about any schemes, offers, discounts etc.
Upon completing the registration process, You can start availing the services offered on the Website immediately. You shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the Account information and for all activities that occur under Your Account. You agree to (a) ensure that You successfully log out from Your Account at the end of each session; and (b) immediately notify the Company of any unauthorized use of Your Account. If there is reason to believe that there is likely to be a breach of security or misuse of the Your Account/ Website, We may request You to change the password or we may suspend Your account without any liability to the Company, for such period of time as We deem appropriate in the circumstances. The Company shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from Your failure to comply with this Clause.
You acknowledge that Your ability to use Your Account is dependent upon external factors such as internet service providers and internet network availability and the Company cannot guarantee availability of the Website or the services at all times. In addition to the disclaimers set forth in the Terms, the Company shall not be liable to You for any damages arising from Your inability to log into Your Account and access the services of the Website at any time.
The Company may in its sole discretion and without prior notice, terminate Your access to the Website if it determines that You have violated the these Terms. You understand that the violation of these Terms could also result in civil or criminal liability under applicable laws. You acknowledge that any violation by You could result in irreparable harm to the Company and monetary damages may be an inadequate remedy to rectify such harm.
You may use our subscription services by agreeing to pay as per the plans available. As a subscriber, you will be entitled to exclusive member benefits and we reserve the right to decide the expiry of these offers or limit these by number on a first-come-first-serve basis. The subscription plan is for personal use only. You agree to protect your login details and not share or put the subscription to any commercial use.
The information captured during subscription may include your name, email address, place of residence and phone number. You agree that you are responsible for all activities that occur through your account, whether or not you know about them. Subscription services, plans and pricing may differ geographically. We reserve the right to introduce new subscription plans from time to time. You may choose to opt out of the service at any point of time. However, refunds of subscription payments is not possible. Your subscription will be deemed cancelled after the existing subscription term expires.
You may use our Website, and services only if you are 18 years or older. If you are under 18, you confirm that you have permission of your parent or guardian to submit content. You may use our Website, and service only for your personal, non-commercial use. You agree that you shall not use our website, app, or services for any purpose to compete with, or to contemplate or take actions adverse to, us. You may not use the website or services, and you agree not to use them, if we have given you notice (by email to the last email address you furnished us) that we have terminated your privilege of using them.
Your Responsibility for Your Account You agree to provide us your real name and valid email address in connection with your registration for our services. You agree that you won’t disclose your account password to anyone and you will notify us immediately of any unauthorized use of your account. You agree that you are responsible for all activities that occur through your account, whether or not you know about them.
You agree to behave lawfully in all respects in connection with your possession of the Website and use of our services. You also agree to take no action that alters or impairs our technology or service or that harms or detracts from the community of users of our Website or services. You agree that we have the right to take any action (including termination of the license to our Website or the privilege of access to our service) against persons whose actions, in our sole opinion, detract from the service or the community of persons using the service.
You agree that we have a right to use any content or information that you contribute to our service in any way as we see fit. You specifically grant us an irrevocable, perpetual, royalty-free license to do the following throughout the world: (a) to exercise all copyright rights with respect to your contributions, including republishing them; (b) to attribute your contributions to you publicly, including in advertising or promotion; and (c) to sublicense others to do the same things you have licensed us to do.
You also agree that we have no obligation to accept, maintain, or preserve any of your contributions to our service. We do not provide a storage or archive service for user-contributed content.
You may not use the Website for any of the following purposes:
Disseminating any unlawful, harassing, libelous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, or otherwise objectionable material.
Transmitting material that encourages conduct that constitutes a criminal offence, results in civil liability or otherwise breaches any relevant laws, regulations or code of practice.
Gaining unauthorized access to other computer systems.
Interfering with any other person's use or enjoyment of the Website.
Breaching any applicable laws.
Interfering or disrupting networks or web sites connected to the Website.
Making, transmitting or storing electronic copies of materials protected by copyright without the permission of the owner.
You may not: (i) modify, disassemble, decompile or reverse engineer the our software, except to the extent that such restriction is expressly prohibited by law; (ii) rent, lease, loan, resell, sublicense, distribute or otherwise transfer the software to any third party; (iii) make any copies of the software; (iv) remove, circumvent, disable, damage or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the software, features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content accessible through the software, or features that enforce limitations on use of the software; or (v) delete the copyright and other proprietary rights notices on the software.
We have implemented commercially reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information and User Content from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information and User Content for improper purposes. You acknowledge that you provide your personal information at your own risk.
The Website and the materials therein including but not limited to all text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, sounds and music (if any), artwork and computer code and any other information or materials of any nature whatsoever on the Website is owned and controlled by the Company and such content is protected by copyright, patent and trademark laws, and various other intellectual property rights and unfair competition laws.
The trademarks, logos and service marks displayed on the Website (the “Marks”) are the property of Company or the respective third parties. You are not permitted to use the Marks without the prior consent of the Company or the third party that may own the Marks.
By breaching any of the above provisions, you would commit a criminal offence under the Information Technology Act, 2000 (and any amendments). We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our Website or our services will cease immediately.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of our Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any websites/applications linked to it.
Our Website and services contain links to third-party websites or resources. We provide these links only as a convenience and are not responsible for the content, products, or services on or available from those websites or resources or links displayed on such sites. You agree to accept sole responsibility for, and assume all risk arising from, your use of any third-party websites or resources.
You agree that your use of the Website and the services shall be at your sole risk. You expressly understand and agree that, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, the Website and the services are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis for your use, without warranties of any kind, express or implied, including without limitation the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, non-infringement, and those arising from course of dealing or usage of trade. We do not warrant that (i) our services will meet your specific requirements, (ii) our services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free, (iii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the services through our Website will be accurate or reliable, (iv) the quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through the service will meet your expectations, and (v) any errors in the service will be corrected.
The content of the Website, including without limitation, text, copy, audio, video, photographs, illustrations, graphics and other visuals, is for informational purposes only and have not been evaluated or approved by any regulatory authority. Reliance on any such content is solely at your own risk.
Opinions and other statements expressed by users and third parties are theirs alone and not opinions of the Company. Content created by third parties or contributed by third parties is the sole responsibility of the third parties and its accuracy and completeness are not endorsed or guaranteed by Us. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute content through our site, We are not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to the content and do not undertake or assume any duty to monitor our Website for inappropriate or unlawful content. We assume no responsibility or liability which may arise from the content thereof, including, but not limited to, claims for defamation, libel, slander, infringement, invasion of privacy and publicity rights, obscenity, pornography, profanity, fraud, or misrepresentation.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Company, its officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from: (i) Your use of and access of the Website; (ii) Your violation of any term of these Terms or any other policy of the Company; (iii) Your violation of any third party right, including without limitation, any copyright, property, or privacy right; or (iv) any claim that Your use of the Website has caused damage to a third party. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms.
Neither We nor any other party involved in creating, producing, or delivering the WEBSITE, services, or content will be liable for any incidental, special, exemplary or consequential damages, INCLUDING LOST PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA OR GOODWILL, SERVICE INTERRUPTION, COMPUTER DAMAGE OR SYSTEM FAILURE OR THE COST OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES arising out of or in connection with these TERMS or from the use of or inability to use the Website, Services or Content, whether based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence) or any other legal theory, and whether or not we have been informed of the possibility of such damage, even if a limited remedy setforth here, is found to have failed of its essential purpose.
In no event will our total liability arising out of or in connection with THESE TERMS OR FROM THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE the Website, Services or content EXCEED THE AMOUNTS YOU HAVE PAID TO US FOR USE OF THE WEBSITE, SERVICES OR CONTENT.
All notices served by the Company shall be provided via email to Your account or as a general notification on the Website. Any notice to be provided to the Company should be sent to
firstname.lastname@example.org and 4/640, 12th Link, III Cross Street, Main Rd, Nehru Nagar, Kottivakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600041.
We reserve the right to amend these Terms from time to time as We deem fit and Your continued usage of the Website shall be deemed to be Your acceptance of the Terms. We recommend that, You keep yourself updated with the Terms. We do not hold the responsibility of informing You of any amendments.
This Website, the Terms and the relationship between You and the Company shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India, without regard to conflict of law principles.
You agree that all claims, differences and disputes arising under or in connection with the Website, the Terms, any transactions entered into on or through the Website or the relationship between You and the Company shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu and You hereby accede to and accept the jurisdiction of such courts.