Terms and Conditions
Thank you for your interest in Pitaara. Pitaara owns and operates website properties located at www.pitaara.org and elsewhere on the Internet (collectively referred to as the “Sites”) and also provides access to downloadable videos, design supplements, and other content (the Sites, together with any other products and services provided by Pitaara, are collectively referred to as the “Pitaara Service”).
1. Acceptance of the Terms.
A. ADDITIONAL POLICIES.
The Terms consist of the terms and conditions on this page, as well as the terms included in the following additional policies, which are hereby incorporated into these Terms by reference. Capitalized words and terms that are used, but not defined, in this document or a particular policy may be defined elsewhere in the Terms. Please read these Terms (including the additional policies) carefully, as they govern your use of the Pitaara Service.
2. Accessing the Pitaara Service.
Pitaara grants you permission to access and use the Pitaara Service as outlined in these Terms and consistent with the intended features of the Pitaara Service, provided that: (i) you use the Pitaara Service solely for personal, private, noncommercial or educational purposes and (ii) you do not engage in any of the prohibited uses described below.
3. Prohibited Use Of The Pitaara Service.
A. Upload or send to any other person pornographic, threatening, embarrassing, hateful, racially or ethnically insulting, libellous, or otherwise inappropriate content;
B. Impersonate another person or entity, or access another user’s account without that user’s permission;
C. Misrepresent the source, identity, or content of information transmitted via the Pitaara website/media channels; or
D. Use the Pitaara Service for any illegal, unethical, fraudulent, misleading, or objectionable purpose or in breach of any law, regulation, or agreement, including without limitation CAN-SPAM or other regulations regarding unsolicited email marketing.
E. Transmit or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, or any other harmful or deleterious software programs;
F. Interfere with or disrupt the Pitaara Service, networks or servers connected to the Pitaara Service, or violate the regulations, policies or procedures of such networks or servers;
G. Upload, post or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation (commercial or otherwise); or
H. Remove, circumvent, disable, damage or otherwise interfere with any security-related features of the Pitaara Service, features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of any part of the Pitaara Service, or features that enforce limitations on the use of the Pitaara Service or any content therein.
4. User Submissions.
The Pitaara Service provides certain features which enable users to, directly and indirectly, post content, including text, images, audiovisual and other types of works (such as by creating a profile, submitting their story of change, posting on message boards or commenting on other users’ stories/entries for the school challenge) (“User Submissions”), and provides for the hosting, reproduction, distribution, transmission, public performance, and public display of such User Submissions. User Submissions are not controlled by Pitaara. You understand that all User Submissions are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such User Submission originated. This means that you, and not Pitaara, are entirely responsible for all User Submissions that you make available through the Pitaara Service. However, in case you want to report abuse, please write to firstname.lastname@example.org
B. No Obligation to Publish.
Pitaara makes no representations that it will publish or make available on the Pitaara Service any User Submissions, and reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to refuse to allow any User Submissions on the Pitaara Service or to remove any User Submission at any time with or without notice.
C. License Grant by You to Pitaara.
By submitting User Submissions to Pitaara, you hereby grant Pitaara and its affiliates a worldwide, non-exclusive, fully paid-up, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, sublicensable, and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, transmit, publicly display, modify, and publicly perform your User Submissions and adaptations thereof, and to collect, combine, aggregate, and analyze, data related thereto, in connection with the operation and promotion of the Pitaara Service.
D. User Submissions Representations and Warranties.
You are solely responsible for your User Submissions and the consequences of posting or publishing them. You affirm, represent, and warrant that: (i) you own, or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize Pitaara to use your User Submissions in the manner contemplated by these Terms, and to grant the rights and license set forth above, and (ii) our use of such User Submissions, and our exercise of the license rights set forth above, do not and will not: (a) infringe, violate, or misappropriate any third party right, including any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, privacy right, right of publicity, or any other intellectual property or proprietary right; (b) slander, defame, libel, or invade the right of privacy, publicity or other property rights of any other person; or (c) violate any applicable law or regulation.
5. Modification of the Terms.
6. Third Party Content and Links.
The Pitaara Service may contain references or links to third-party materials (including, without limitation, websites) not controlled by Pitaara or its suppliers or licensors. Pitaara provides such information and links as a convenience to you and should not be considered endorsements of such sites or any content, products or information offered on such sites. You acknowledge and agree that Pitaara is not responsible for any aspect of the information or content contained in any third-party materials or on any third-party sites accessible or linked from the Pitaara Service. Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Pitaara Service are solely between you and such advertisers. YOU AGREE THAT PITAARA WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY SORT INCURRED AS THE RESULT OF ANY SUCH DEALINGS OR AS THE RESULT OF THE PRESENCE OF SUCH ADVERTISERS ON THE PITAARA SERVICE. When you leave the Pitaara Service, these Terms no longer govern. You should review applicable terms and policies, including any relevant privacy policies, associated with any third-party websites, software, or services you utilize.
7. User Disagreements.
Your use of the Pitaara Service may bring you into contact with other users, and their User Content, such as through networked gameplay, chat, and other user communication features of the Pitaara Service. You are solely responsible for your involvement with other users. If you have a dispute with one or more Users, you release Pitaara from claims, demands and damages (including, but not limited to, actual, special, consequential and punitive) of every kind and nature, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes.
8. Confidential Information.
Certain content, information or software you access through the Pitaara Service may contain confidential information about Pitaara. You agree to keep Pitaara information confidential by exercising the necessary care required to prevent its disclosure. Notwithstanding the above, you will not disclose, divulge, distribute, publish, transmit or transfer Pitaara information to any third party or use Pitaara information for any purpose whatsoever other than as expressly authorized by these Terms. Your obligations concerning Pitaara confidential information, whether or not deemed trade secret under applicable law, remain in effect until the particular information becomes publicly known through no action by you.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Pitaara and its affiliates, licensors, and suppliers, and their respective directors, officers, employees, agents, representatives, and contractors, from all damages, injuries, liabilities, costs, fees and expenses (including, but not limited to, legal and accounting fees) arising from or in any way related to (i) your use or misuse of the Pitaara Service; (ii) your User Content; (iii) your breach or other violation of these Terms including any representations, warranties and covenants herein; (iv) your violation of the rights of any other person or entity, including, but not limited to, claims that any User Content infringes or violates any third party intellectual property rights. Pitaara reserves the right, at your expense, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter for which you are required to indemnify us and you agree to cooperate with our defence of these claims. You may not settle any matter that you are required to indemnify Pitaara for without prior written consent from Pitaara. Pitaara will use reasonable efforts to notify you of any such claim, action or proceeding upon becoming aware of it.
10. Limitation of Liability.
IN NO EVENT WILL PITAARA OR ITS CO-CREATORS, LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS BE LIABLE TO ANY PARTY FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR OTHER CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR ACCESS OF OR INABILITY TO USE OR ACCESS THE PITAARA SERVICE OR ITS CONTENT, INCLUDING USER CONTENT, OR ANY OTHER LINKED WEB SITE, APPLICATION, OR OTHER SERVICE, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY LOST PROFITS, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, OR OTHERWISE, WHETHER BASED IN TORT, CONTRACT OR OTHER LEGAL THEORY, EVEN IF PITAARA OR ITS LICENSORS OR SUPPLIERS IS EXPRESSLY ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
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