Aikya Connect (“us”, “we”, “our” or “Aikya”) is the owner, author and publisher of the internet domain (“Website”) on the world wide web.

These Terms and Conditions (“Terms”) along with the Privacy Policy governs the use of the Website and other services provided by Aikya through its Website (the “Services”). By accessing the Website or by otherwise accessing any content, software, products or Services available through the Website, you are deemed to have entered into an agreement with us and to have irrevocably agreed to be bound by the Terms. Your use of the Services is subject to our Privacy Policy (which you may access here, incorporated herein by this reference.

Please read through these Terms carefully. If you do not agree to all the Terms herein, please do not use the Website or any of the Services offered.

We reserve the right to amend or update any portion of the current version of the Terms at any time. Such modifications will be notified to you by appropriate notifications on the Website. You should read these Terms at regular intervals. Your continued use of or access to the Website following publishing of such modification constitutes your acceptance of such changes.

Any new features or tools added to the current Website shall also be subject to the Terms. You can review the most current version of the Terms at any time on this page. We reserve the right to update, change or replace any part of these Terms. You agree that it is your responsibility to check this page periodically for changes. Your continued use of or access to the Website following publishing of any changes constitutes your acceptance of such changes.

These Terms are published in compliance of, and is governed by the provisions of Indian law, including but not limited to the Indian Contract Act, 1872, the Information Technology Act, 2000, and the rules, regulations, guidelines and clarifications framed thereunder, including the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Information) Rules, 2011, and the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011.

1. Use of the Website
You acknowledge and agree that Aikya owns all legal rights, titles and interests in and to the Website and Services, including any intellectual property rights which subsist in the Website or Services (whether those rights are registered or not, and wherever in the world those rights exist).

You understand that you do not have the right to use any of Aikya’s trade names, trademarks, service marks, logos, domain names, and other distinctive brand features (“Intellectual Property”). You do not have the right to remove, obscure, or alter any proprietary rights notices (including trademark and copyright notices), which may be affixed to or contained within the Website. You may not use or reproduce any of Aikya’s Intellectual Property for any reason without written permission from Aikya. You agree that any material accessed by you through the Website may contain information which is designated confidential by Aikya and that you shall not disclose such information without Aikya’s prior written consent.

You agree not to use the Website for any purpose that is unlawful, illegal or forbidden by these Terms, or any local laws that might apply to us. Aikya may, at its sole discretion, at any time and without advance notice or liability, suspend, terminate or restrict your access to all or any component of the Website or the availability of the Website itself.

You hereby understand and acknowledge that the information requested from you is used for the various purposes as set out in our Privacy Policy, including for the purposes of us complying with various laws, regulations and guidelines promulgated by the Government of India from time to time. You further acknowledge that if you do not provide the requested information to us, we will be unable to provide or continue our services to you.

Accepting these Terms implies your express consent to be contacted by us in any manner, including without limitation, emails, SMS messages, WhatsApp, calls using pre-recorded messages or artificial voice, and notifications sent via our mobile application.

You further confirm that all information given to us is true, correct and not misleading.

2. Fees or Subscription
Access to certain content on the Website may be subject to a fee or subscription. All payments (including applicable taxes) must be made in advance in a currency specified by Aikya.

3. Indemnity
You shall indemnify and hold harmless (“Indemnifying Party”) Aikya and its employees, directors, authorized representatives and agents (“Indemnified Party”) promptly upon demand at any time and from time to time, from and against the losses, claims, damages, liabilities, costs (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and disbursements) and expenses actually suffered and incurred (collectively, “Losses”) to which any Indemnified Party may become subject, insofar as such Losses arise out of, or in any way relate to, or result from:
a. the representations made by you is false or incorrect;
b. your failure to perform your obligations under the Terms or breach of any terms of the Terms;
c. fraud, negligence, or misconduct by the Indemnifying Party; and
d. the failure by the Indemnifying Party to fulfil any agreement, covenant or condition contained in, or made pursuant to, the Terms.

4. Limitation Of Liability
In no event, including but not limited to negligence, shall Aikya, or any of its directors, officers, employees, agents or content or service providers be liable for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, exemplary or punitive damages arising from, or directly or indirectly related to, the use of, or the inability to use, the Website or the content, materials and functions related thereto, the Services, user’s provision of information via the Website, lost business or lost end-users, even if such Aikya has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

5. Links to Third Party Websites
The Website may contain links to internet sites maintained by third parties. Aikya does not operate or is in control of any information, products or services on such third party sites. Such links are provided solely for your convenience, and do not constitute any endorsement by Aikya. You shall assume sole responsibility for use of such third party links and its resultant consequences.

6. Force Majeure
If the performance by Aikya in accordance with the Terms or of any obligation hereunder is prevented or restricted by reason of force majeure such as (i) war, terrorist attacks, revolution, strike, epidemic, pandemic, civil commotion or acts of public enemies, acts of God, or other concerted industrial action or agitation in the region and the industry, or similar such events beyond Aikya’s reasonable control; or (ii) change in any applicable law, then Aikya shall, upon giving prior written notice to you, be excused from such performance to the extent that such cause prevents or restricts it to perform its obligations hereunder provided that it shall use its best efforts to avoid or remove such cause of non-performance and shall continue performance hereunder with the utmost dispatch whenever such causes are removed.

7. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
The Terms and any dispute over or interpretation of its provisions shall be governed by the laws of India. The courts in Bangalore, India shall have exclusive jurisdiction over all matters arising pursuant to the Terms.

8. Severability
If any provision of this Terms is held to be void, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, in whole or part, the other provisions shall remain in full force and effect.

9. Grievance Officer
In the event you have any queries in connection with the Services, the Website or the Terms, you may contact our grievance officer at:
Name: Neha Wadhwa