Gaatha . गाथा . A Tale of Crafts

Terms & Conditions


We strive to enhance your experience in availing our services. To keep the things smooth, fun and running, we have listed some policies in the terms you would expect. The larger parts of these policies are strapped with legal seriousness and might have an old authoritative feel; hence don’t truly reflect the bond we nurture with our users and supporters. We suggest you to please have a closer look and contact us if you have any queries.


Gaatha- a tale of crafts

At Gaatha we are marrying craft-research with clever understanding of technology to build rich immersive online experiences. Amidst growing online retail, Gaatha intends to educate the visitor about the heritage behind the crafts and present an opportunity to not only learn about our fantastic heritage but also contribute towards conserving it.

We ensure that any person visiting our website and availing our services should have a joyous experience. By abiding to the terms and conditions mentioned in this page, you will help us in continuing towards our aim.

This document is an electronic record in terms of Information Technology Act, 2000 of INDIA and rules there under as applicable and the amended provisions pertaining to electronic records in various statutes as amended by the Information Technology Act, 2000. This electronic record is generated by a computer system and does not require any physical or digital signatures.

This document is published in accordance with the provisions of Rule 3 (1) of the Information Technology (Intermediaries guidelines) Rules, 2011 that require publishing the rules and regulations, privacy policy and user agreement for access or usage of www.gaatha.org website.


User Agreement

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE ("AGREEMENT" OR "TERMS OF USE") CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE WEBSITE AND SERVICES OFFERED BY ‘Gaatha’. THIS AGREEMENT SETS FORTH THE LEGALLY BINDING TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AT http://www.gaatha. org (THE "SITE") AND ALL SERVICES PROVIDED BY GAATHA ON THE SITE.

By using the site in any manner, including but not limited to visiting or browsing the Site, you (the "user" or "you") agree to be bound by this Agreement, including those additional terms and conditions and policies referenced herein and/or available by hyperlink. This Agreement applies to all users of the Site, including without limitation users who are Reader, Editor, contributors of content, information and other materials or services on the Site.


Amendments in the terms of use

The Company reserves the right to change this Website and/or alter the terms and conditions of this User Agreement at any time and retains the right to deny access to anyone who the Company believes have violated the provisions of this User Agreement. You are advised that any amendment to the User Agreement or rules and policies incorporated herein by reference will only be notified on the Website on publicly accessible links and you agree by accessing,browsing or using this website that this constitutes sufficient notice for all purposes against you. The revised version/terms shall be effective from the time that the Company posts the same on the Website. [In the event, that the User Agreement includes a substantial change, the Company will provide 30 days' prior notice of such substantial change by posting the same on the Website. For the purposes of this User Agreement, 'substantial change' means a change to the terms of this User Agreement that reduces your rights or increases your responsibilities.]

If you have any queries regarding our terms please feel free to contact us here.
info(at)gaatha.com


Registration

You are solely responsible for maintaining secrecy and confidentiality of your username and password. You hereby acknowledge and accept that the website will grant access to any person who has obtained your username and password in the same manner as it would have granted access to you and you are responsible for all activities conducted under your username and password. The Company, its employees or associates will not be responsible in any manner for losses occurring from such breach of secrecy of your username and password on your side.

You are responsible to maintain and promptly update the information provided while registering or for any other purpose on the Website to ensure that the information provided by you is true, accurate, current and complete at all times. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete or the Company has reasonable grounds to deduce that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or not in accordance with this User Agreement, the Company reserves the right to indefinitely suspend or terminate or block your use or access to the Website in any manner whatsoever.


Cookies

We employ the use of cookies. By accessing Website Name, you agreed to use cookies in agreement with the Company Name's Privacy Policy.

Most interactive websites use cookies to let us retrieve the user's details for each visit. Cookies are used by our website to enable the functionality of certain areas to make it easier for people visiting our website. Some of our affiliate/advertising partners may also use cookies.


Terms of Use

You understand and agree that the Company and the Website merely provide content and technology to its Users who access the Website for reading knowledge about of unique handcrafted. You also give permission to the Website and the Company to store details and records of your usage of the Website indefinitely. However, this does not constitute any obligation on the part of the Company or the Website to do so.

Currently the membership on the Website is free and the Company does not levy any charges/fees for browsing or buying on the Website. However, The Company reserves the right to introduce new services or modify the existing services provided on the Website. Changes to the User Agreement or any of the rules and policies of the Company shall be posted on the Website and such changes shall automatically become effective immediately after they are posted on the Website.


Intellectual property

The materials displayed on this website, including without limitation all editorial materials, information, photographs, illustrations, artwork and other graphic materials, and names, logos and trademarks, are solely our property and may be protected, at our sole discretion, by copyright, trade mark and other intellectual property laws.  Any such content may be displayed and printed solely for your personal, noncommercial use, provided that any copyright notice on such a display or page is not removed. You agree not to reproduce, retransmit, distribute, disseminate, sell, publish, broadcast or circulate any such material to any third party without our express prior written consent.

Save for the above, and unless expressly granted, we do not grant any licence or  right in, or assign all or part of, its intellectual property rights in the content or applications incorporated into this website or in the user interface of this website.

You may access this from gaatha.org for your own personal or educational use subjected to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.


You must not:

Republish material from gaatha.org
Sell, rent or sub-license material from gaatha.org
Reproduce, duplicate or copy material from gaatha.org
Redistribute content from gaatha.org
This Agreement shall begin on the date hereof.

Parts of this website offer an opportunity for users to post and exchange opinions and information in certain areas of the website. gaatha will filter, edit, publish or review Comments prior to their presence on the website.


The following is a non-exclusive list of content, and behavior prohibited by the Service:

Content that contains or contains links to: nudity, pornography, adult content, materials with sex or foul language.

Content that condones, promotes, contains, or links to warez, cracks, hacks, their associated utilities, or other piracy related information, whether for educational purposes or not.

Content that has been promoted through the sending of Spam or mail fraud schemes, or pages that promote or condone the sending of Spam. The sending of bulk email originating from our servers mass distributed to unknown recipients soliciting products or services, or of bulk email NOT originating from our servers mass distributed to unknown recipients soliciting products or services relating to a Website.com account will result in immediate account suspension.

Content that is grossly offensive to the community, including blatant expressions for bigotry, prejudice, racism, hatred or excessive profanity, or to post any obscene, filthy, excessively violent, harassing, or otherwise objectable material.

Content that sells or promotes any products or services that are unlawful in the location at which the content is posted or received.

Content that infringes or violates any copyright, patent, trademark, service mark, trade name, trade secret, or other intellectual property right of any third party.

Content that promotes mail fraud, multi-level marketing (pyramid) schemes or other illegal or fraudulent activities.

Reverse engineering, reverse compiling or otherwise deriving the underlying source code or structure or sequence of individual passwording of Subscriber Sites (or pages contained therein).


Comments

Comments do not reflect the views and opinions of Gaatha ,its agents and/or affiliates. Comments reflect the views and opinions of the person who post their views and opinions. To the extent permitted by applicable laws, Gaatha shall not be liable for the Comments or for any liability, damages or expenses caused and/or suffered as a result of any use of and/or posting of and/or appearance of the Comments on this website.

Gaatha  reserves the right to monitor all Comments and to remove any Comments which can be considered inappropriate, offensive or causes breach of these Terms and Conditions.

You warrant and represent that:

You are entitled to post the Comments on our website and have all necessary licenses and consents to do so;

The Comments do not invade any intellectual property right, including without limitation copyright, patent or trademark of any third party;

The Comments do not contain any defamatory, libelous, offensive, indecent or otherwise unlawful material which is an invasion of privacy

The Comments will not be used to solicit or promote business or custom or present commercial activities or unlawful activity.

You hereby grant Gaatha a non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, edit and authorize others to use, reproduce and edit any of your Comments in any and all forms, formats or media.


Hyperlinking to our Content

The following organizations may link to our Website without prior written approval:

Government agencies;
Search engines;
Online directory distributors may link to our Website in the same manner as they hyperlink to the Websites of other
online directory distributors;
educational institutions and trade associations.


Approved organizations may hyperlink to our Website as follows:

By use of our corporate name; or
By use of the uniform resource locator being linked to; or
By use of any other description of our Website being linked to that makes sense within the context and format of content on the linking party's site.
No use of Gaatha logo or other artwork will be allowed for linking absent a trademark license agreement.


User Obligations

You agree and undertake not to host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information or list any information or item that:

-In case of any violation of the above provisions, the Company has the right to immediately terminate the access or usage rights of the user to the Website without any notice and any such violative information that is displayed or submitted on the Website can be removed immediately and completely.

-You shall be responsible for keeping backup versions of the information and data provided by you. You hereby agree that you will not expect the Website to restore or keep back up of your information and data and not hold the Website or the Company accountable for any loss of data in any circumstances.

You shall not place any advertisements on the Website in any manner except via our formal vendor advertising service. Further, you shall not use the Website to promote your own or any other persons business or interests on the Website except for providing description on a listing for a specific item, unless permitted by the Company in writing.


Consent and Privacy Policy

By using the Website and/or by providing your information, you consent to the collection and use of such information disclosed by you on the Website, by the Company. The Company does not sell or rent or otherwise disclose your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without your explicit consent and the Company only uses your information in the manner described in the Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to your Information being transferred or used in this way please do not use the Website.

The Company views the protection of user’s privacy as a very important community principle. The Company clearly understands that you and the personal information provided by you is one of the most important assets to the Company. The Company stores and processes the information provided by you in computers located in India that are protected by physical as well as reasonable technological security measures and procedures.


Arbitration

If any dispute arises between you and the Company during your use of the Website or any service incidental to the Website or thereafter, in connection with the validity, interpretation, implementation or alleged breach of any provision of the User Agreement, or the rules, policies and documents incorporated therein by reference, the dispute shall be referred to a sole arbitrator who shall be an independent and neutral third party identified by the Company whose decision shall be final. The place of arbitration shall be Ahmedabad. The Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996, shall govern the arbitration proceedings. The arbitration proceedings shall be in the English language.


Governing law

This User Agreement and all rules, policies and documents incorporated by reference shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of India and the Courts in Ahmedabad shall have exclusive jurisdiction.

This document is an electronic record in terms of Information Technology Act, 2000 and the amended provisions pertaining to electronic records in various statutes as amended by the Information Technology Act, 2000. This electronic record is generated by a computer system and does not require any physical or digital signatures.



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