Term & Conditions

TERMS OF USE

Welcome to digital information network of Indian Kanoon Powered By Indian Kanoon. Indiankanoon.co.in (“Indiankanoon.co.in or “Site”) is owned and operated by Indian Kanoon . whose registered office is in Old Delhi, New Delhi-110017 or its subsidiaries and affiliates (collectively “Indian Kanoon”). The site contains material which is derived in whole or in part from material supplied by the Indian Kanoon, various new agencies, syndication partners and other sources, and is protected by copyright and trademark laws.

The restrictions on use of the material and content on this site by you are specified below. By accessing this site you/user/subscriber/visitor automatically confirms your acknowledgment & acceptance to the terms and conditions and privacy policy which is the agreement between the parties. The agreement herein is an online digital agreement which requires no signatures.

ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS OF USE

Thank you for visiting the Indiankanoon.co.in (the “Site”). Access to the Site is offered to you by Indian Kanoon subject to your acceptance of these Terms of Use. Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using or registering for the Site, as your use of the Site will constitute your agreement to be legally bound by and to comply with these Terms of Use.

INFORMATION ON THE SITE

We will always aim to provide you with the best service we can, but our service is provided “as is” and we do not and cannot promise that all of the information we provide will always be 100% accurate.
Whilst we take every care to ensure that all information is accurate and complete, some of it is supplied to us by our third party partners. We have no control over third party content and we are unable to guarantee the accuracy of such third party content. Before relying on any information, whether it is from us or from our third party partners, we advise you to verify the accuracy of such information.
Whilst we will do our best to ensure that our service is fully operational at all times, we are not responsible for any problems or temporary interruptions in using our services arising from factors outside of our control. We give no warranties of any kind concerning the Indiankanoon.co.in or the content. In particular, we do not warrant that the site or any of its contents are virus free. You must take your own precautions in this respect as we accept no responsibility for any viruses affecting or damaging any property of the user.
Under no circumstances Indian Kanoon Publications Ltd. shall be held responsible for any loss or damage resulting from use of our services or from any content posted on the website.

LICENSE

Indian Kanoon hereby grants you a limited, non-exclusive, non-assignable and non-transferable license to access Indiankanoon.co.in provided and expressly conditioned upon your agreement that all such access and use shall be governed by all of the terms and conditions set forth in this Terms of Use.

THIRD PARTY ADVERTISING ON THE SITE

You will see advertising material submitted by third parties on Indiankanoon.co.in. Each individual advertiser is solely responsible for the content of its advertising material. We accept no responsibility for the content of advertising material, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein.

REDIRECTIONS AND LINKS ON THE SITE

The links in this site will allow you to leave Indiankanoon.co.in. The linked sites are not under the control of Indiankanoon.co.in. Indiankanoon.co.in has not reviewed, nor approved these sites and is not responsible for the contents or omissions of any linked site or any links contained in a linked site. The inclusion of any linked site does not imply endorsement by Indiankanoon.co.in of the site.

Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, the Company takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

USER AGREEMENT

The Company shall have the right at any time to change or modify the terms and conditions applicable to your use of the Indian Kanoon Site, or any part thereof, or to impose new conditions, including but not limited to, adding fees and charges for use. Such changes, modifications, additions or deletions shall be effective immediately upon notice thereof, which may be given by means including but not limited to, posting on the Indian Kanoon sites, or by electronic or conventional mail, or by any other means by which Subscriber obtains notice thereof. Any use of the Indian Kanoon Site by you after such notice shall be deemed to constitute acceptance by you of such changes, modifications or additions. The term ‘Indiankanoon.co.in’ is used through this entire Terms of Use document to refer to the website, its owners and the employees and associates of the owner. Associate/Group Sites are sites owned or operated by Indian Kanoon or any of its associate or group companies. “Associate Companies “or “Group Companies” shall mean companies that are subsidiaries or affiliates and assigns of Indian Kanoon including, without limitation, any legal entity that is directly or indirectly controlled by Indian Kanoon.

By visiting our site you are agreeing to be bound by the following terms and conditions. We may change these terms and conditions at any time. Your continued use of Indiankanoon.co.in means that you accept any new or modified terms and conditions that we come up with.

REGISTRATION

To sign in for Mail or to join contests, campaigns, gain access to and/or to log on to the exclusive content areas, guests of the Site are required to register with the Site. However, parents and guardians of children below age of 18 years are required to approve and accept the member registration of any such child who is below the age of 18 years before such child can enjoy the benefits of the Site.

Any and all contests and campaigns hosted or conducted on the Site are subject to the terms and conditions as set out on the Site and you are requested to read the same before participating in the same.

By registering, you certify that all information you provide, now or in the future, is accurate. Indiankanoon.co.in reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to deny you access to this website or any portion thereof without notice for the following reasons (a) immediately by Indiankanoon.co.in for any unauthorized access or use by you (b) immediately by Indiankanoon.co.in if you assign or transfer (or attempt the same) any rights granted to you under this Agreement; (c) immediately, if you violate any of the other terms and conditions of this User Agreement.

USER INFORMATION

By accessing and registering on the website Indiankanoon.co.in, the user agrees that Indian Kanoon can store, access personal details / information provided at the time of registration for later use either by itself or its affiliates and subsidiaries. This website uses cookies and cashes.  By using this website and agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to Indiankanoon.co.in to track you through use of cookies in accordance with the terms of privacy policy. On this website User is allowed to follow other users, bloggers, and authors. The personal information given by a user at the time of registration is visible to other users.

DATA PROTECTION

Please see our privacy policy for details of how personally identifiable information is collected and may be processed or shared with others. You will find the complete online Privacy Policy at Indiankanoon.co.in/privacy-policy/.

COPYRIGHT & NO RETRANSMISSION OF INFORMATION

Indiankanoon.co.in as well as the design and information contained in this site is the valuable, exclusive property of Indiankanoon.co.in, and nothing in this Agreement shall be construed as transferring or assigning any such ownership rights to you or any other person or entity.

You may not resell, redistribute, broadcast or transfer information, software and applications or use the information, software and applications provided by Indiankanoon.co.in in a searchable, machine-readable database unless separately and specifically authorized in writing by Indiankanoon.co.in prior to such use. You may not rent, lease, sublicense, distribute, transfer, copy, reproduce, publicly display, publish, adapt, store or time-share Indiankanoon.co.in, any part thereof, or any of the software, application or information received or accessed there from to or through any other person or entity unless separately and specifically authorized in writing by Indiankanoon.co.in prior to such use. In addition, you may not remove, alter or obscure any copyright, legal or proprietary notices in or on any portions of Indiankanoon.co.in without prior written authorization.

TRADEMARKS

The trademarks, names, logos and service marks (collectively “trademarks”) displayed on this website are registered and unregistered trademarks of Indian Kanoon or its group companies. Nothing contained on this website should be construed as granting any license or right to use any trademark without the prior written permission of the website owner.

USER CONTENT

You must be at least [18] years of age to use this website.  By using this website and by agreeing to these terms and conditions you warrant and represent that you are at least [18] years of age.

DELAYS IN SERVICES

Neither Indiankanoon.co.in (including its and their directors, employees, affiliates, agents, representatives or subcontractors) shall be liable for any loss or liability resulting, directly or indirectly, from delays or interruptions due to electronic or mechanical equipment failures, telephone interconnect problems, defects, weather, strikes, walkouts, fire, acts of God, riots, armed conflicts, acts of war, or other like causes. Indiankanoon.co.in shall have no responsibility to provide you access to Indiankanoon.co.in while interruption of Indiankanoon.co.in is due to any such cause shall continue.

CHANGES TO THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE

Please note that we may change these terms and conditions from time to time at our sole discretion and we reserve the right to do without your consent. Any revised terms and conditions will be applicable at the time of posting on the Indiankanoon.co.in. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the site after it has been posted.

THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

The Site contains (or you may be sent through the Site or the Service) links to other web sites (“Third Party Sites”) as well as articles, photographs, text, graphics, pictures, designs, music, sound, video, information, applications, software and other content or items belonging to or originating from third parties (the “Third Party Applications, Software or Content”). Such Third Party Sites and Third Party Applications, Software or Content are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy, appropriateness, or completeness by us, and we are not responsible for any Third Party Sites accessed through the Site or any Third Party Applications, Software or Content posted on, available through or installed from the Site, including the content, accuracy, offensiveness, opinions, reliability, privacy practices or other policies of or contained in the Third Party Sites or the Third Party Applications, Software or Content. Inclusion of, linking to or permitting the use or installation of any Third Party Site or any Third Party Applications, Software or Content does not imply approval or endorsement thereof by us. If you decide to leave the Site and access the Third Party Sites or to use or install any Third Party Applications, Software or Content, you do so at your own risk and you should be aware that our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review the applicable terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices, of any site to which you navigate from the Site or relating to any applications you use or install from the site. The links in this site will allow you to leave Indiankanoon.co.in. The linked sites are not under the control of Indian Kanoon. The content has not reviewed, nor approved these sites and is not responsible for the contents or omissions of any linked site or any links contained in a linked site. The inclusion of any linked site does not imply endorsement by Indiankanoon.co.in of the site.

USER SUBMISSIONS AND CONDUCT

As an Indiankanoon.co.in account holder you may submit textual content (“User Comments”). You understand that Indiankanoon.co.in does not guarantee the publication of the User Comments. You further understand that whether or not such User Comments are published, Indiankanoon.co.in does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any User Comments. You shall be solely responsible for your own User Comments and the consequences of posting or publishing them. In connection with User Comments, we prohibit posting of any rude or nasty comments, ethnic slurs, personal insults or abuses or personal details, or comments that are defamatory or infringe intellectual property rights or the rights of privacy or publicity or any other civil or personal or property right of any third party or which is lewd or is sexually explicit or is an aimed at creating an issue relating to caste, sex, ethnicity, religion, etc. We reserve the right to not publish the User Comments in case the same does not comply with the above condition.