• Terms and Conditions

    The following are the terms and conditions of accessing or using any of websites, mobile sites, mobile app etc. (hereinafter ‘Platforms’) developed and operated by M/s Pathfinder Publishing Private Limited (hereinafter ‘PPPL’).

    Your use of this Platform at anytime constitutes a binding agreement by you to abide by these Terms.

    The Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy as amended by us from time to time govern your use of our platforms. The terms are also applicable to the comments (reviews) you leave explaining your personal experience as a student, and any information you specify on our platforms.

    We may, at our sole discretion, modify or revise these Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy at any time. You should check from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any modifications. You can easily determine whether changes have been made by confirming the version date at the top of these terms. Your continued use of our platform means that you agree to these terms, as revised.

    This Policy outlines the following:

    ·         Registration/Password

    ·         Your use of our platforms

    ·         Under 13 years of age

    ·         Content posted

    ·         Intellectual property rights

    ·         Our rights

    ·         Warranties

    ·         Limitation of liability

    ·         Territory Statement

    ·         Governing law and jurisdiction

    ·         Mobile Services

    ·         Cookies

    ·         Purchase of Products

    ·         Your representation

     

    1. Registration/Password

    1.1 Although parts of our platforms may be visited by any visitor, you will need to register as a member

    if you wish to contribute or use any of our community features, which include sending messages, creating a user profile, connecting to other users, downloading ebooks, following content and uploading images and videos etc. Registration on our platforms is free.

    1.2 To register as a member, you must confirm that you are over 13 years of age. If you are less than 13 years old, please refer Section 3 below.

    1.3 You agree that any information you provide us about yourself after registration or at any other time is true, accurate, up-to-date and complete. We reserve the right to terminate your membership and access to our platform if we learn that you have provided false or misleading information.

    1.4 When you register to use our platform, you will be asked to create a username and password. You agree not to divulge your password to any other person. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and will be entirely responsible for all liabilities arising in connection with the use (or misuse) of your password; regardless of whether such use or misuse is with or without your knowledge or approval. If you suspect that someone else knows or is using your password, you must notify us immediately by emailing us.

    1.5 If you forget your password, we have an option to reset your forgotten password, if that does not work please send us an email.

    1.6 We have the absolute discretion to cancel your username/password at any time if we suspect it is being used by an unauthorised person.

    2. Your use of our platforms

    All information, documents, software, images, photographs, text, services and other similar materials (collectively, "Materials") contained in this platform are provided by 'PPPL' or its third party manufacturers, authors, developers and vendors ("Third Party Providers") and are the copyrighted work of PPPL and/or the Third Party Providers. Except as stated herein, none of the Materials may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording, or otherwise, without the prior express written permission of PPPL or the Third Party Provider.

    No part of the Platforms, including logos, graphics, sounds or images, may be reproduced or retransmitted in any way, or by any means, without the prior express written permission of PPPL. You also may not, without PPPL's prior express written permission, "mirror" any Materials contained on this Platform or any other Platform.

    2.1 For the purposes of these terms, “content” refers to all data, text, logos, artwork, software, documents, images, photographs and other materials you may upload to or download from our platforms, including information about yourself, and comments about your experience as a student or about your study interests (short-listed information) etc.

    2.2 You must ensure that any content that you submit to our platforms:

    • Does not infringe any third party's intellectual property rights (“intellectual property rights”) refers to registered and/or unregistered copyright, database rights, trade marks, design rights and other intellectual and proprietary rights of whatever nature, and all applications for such rights, anywhere in the world).
    • Does not breach any applicable law.
    • Is not defamatory, profane, sexually or racially offensive or discriminating, harassing, threatening, obscene, pornographic, false, unreliable or misleading or otherwise objectionable in our opinion.
    • Does not disrupt the online community on our platforms.

    2.3 You agree that you will not use our platforms:

    ·         For commercial purposes or to obtain financial gain without our prior written consent.

    ·         To send chain letters, junk mail, ‘spam’, business or bulk communications of any kind.

    ·         To advertise a company, product or service of any educational establishment except under the terms of a written advertiser agreement that we have entered into with you.

    ·         In a way that might reasonably be expected to cause another person's computer systems and/or their communications network to be interrupted, damaged or rendered less efficient.

    ·         To obtain personal information from "users" (which means "members" and "visitors") under the age of 16 or from anyone if such information is gathered deceptively or in a non-transparent way. ??

    ·         To obtain passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users.

    ·         To attempt to impersonate another user.

    ·         To harass, threaten, or intimidate any user.

    2.4 You will be for responsible for logging out from your registered account at the end of each session on our platform.

    2.5 If you are a visitor, you agree not to obtain unauthorised access to areas of our platform reserved for members.

    2.6 If you are aware of anything on our platform which appears to infringe these terms, you agree to contact us immediately.

    3. Under 13 years of age

    3.1 If you are under 13 years of age and want to become a member, you must obtain a parent or guardian's permission before registering on our platform. You may also discuss these terms with them before obtaining their permission.

    3.2 If you are a member under 13 years of age, you will need to obtain a parent or guardian's permission before taking part in any online discussions. You should never reveal personal information about yourself, such as your address, telephone number, and school name etc., to other users.

    4. Content posted

    4.1 None of the views expressed in the user content section are the views of the PPPL team  we are just providing a platform. You acknowledge that all content is the responsibility of the person who posted, emailed or otherwise provided the content to our platforms. You acknowledge that by using the Service, you may be exposed to content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. We are not responsible in any way for any user-managed content and if you post, email, upload or otherwise provide content, you are entirely responsible for it.

    4.2 However, we operate a "take down and notice" procedure. If you believe that any content is defamatory, profane, sexually or racially offensive or discriminating, harassing, threatening, obscene, pornographic, false, unreliable or misleading or otherwise objectionable, or infringes intellectual property or other legal rights please notify us immediately by email. We will investigate each matter notified to us and will act in our sole discretion.

    4.3 If you post content which is found to be in breach of these terms, we reserve the right to deactivate your username and password to prevent you from further access to our platform as a member.

    Our platforms are not responsible in any manner whatsoever for how any search engine -- such as Google, Bing etc -- caches or displays the comments posted by you. Please note that you are solely responsible for posting these comments and it is a privilege being granted to our registered users which can be withdrawn in case of abuse.

    5. Intellectual property rights

    5.1 You agree that our platforms and all content contained in it are protected by Intellectual Property Rights that either belong to or are licensed to us.

    5.2 You acquire no proprietary interest in our platforms or content provided by us or others and may not use them in any way except as expressly permitted by these terms.

    5.3 You may view, print, download or temporarily store such content for your personal, non-commercial reference without alteration, addition or deletion. You may not otherwise copy, reproduce, retransmit, distribute, publish, commercially exploit or otherwise transfer such content. You acknowledge that you will not acquire any intellectual property rights by downloading or otherwise using any such content.

    5.4 By submitting content, writing reviews on colleges, participating in QnA by way of either asking questions or answering queries raised by others to our Platforms:

    You grant us a royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and licence to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute and communicate to the public such content; and

    You authorise us to adapt such content and you agree to waive your moral rights to object to any derogatory treatment, or to be identified as the author, of the material in question.

    6. Our rights

    6.1 We have the right in our absolute discretion to alter, edit, remove, suspend or refuse any content without notice, if we consider that the content is objectionable or violates these terms or for any other reason.

    6.2 We may preserve or disclose the content and your personal details as well as any content to any third party if such disclosure is necessary:

        for the purpose of maintaining our website;

        by law; or

        to respond to claims that our platform infringes or restricts the right of any party.

    6.3 We may suspend or terminate your access to our platforms at any time if you breach any of these terms.

    7. Warranties

    7.1  We expressly disclaim all warranties or representations of any kind, express or implied, to the fullest extent permitted by law.

    DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY:

    'PPPL' expressly disclaims warranties of any kind for any use of or any access to any of its platform, to any material, information, links, or content presented on its platforms, to any external website linked thereto, and to any external material, information, links, or content linked thereto. 'PPPL' has no control over any external website or over any external material, information, links, and content linked to its platforms. Certain jurisdictions do not permit the exclusion of implied warranties and the foregoing exclusions of implied warranties may not apply to you. There are no guarantees and no warranties of online availability, impressions, and click-throughs. The entire risk as to the performance of, or non-performance of, or arising out of the use of, or the access of, or the lack of access to our platforms, any material, information, links, or content presented on the platforms to any external website linked thereto, or to any external material, information, links, or content linked thereto, is borne by the user, visitor, customer, or other person.

    We explicitly disclaim, and will not accept any responsibility for any of the following in respect of the sites that we link to:

    ·             Infection by computer viruses

    ·             Damage caused by downloaded software

    ·             Technical problems, failures and speed of operation

    ·             Libelous or illegal material

    ·             The quality or truth of any material, or advice that is offered

    'PPPL' DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, WITH REGARD TO ANY INFORMATION (INCLUDING ANY SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, OR SERVICES) PROVIDED ON ANY PPPL PLATFORMS, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

    7.2 You understand and agree that we do not guarantee the accuracy, relevancy or completeness of any information in or provided on or from our platforms. We are not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such information. Our platform is provided for the general information of the general public.

    7.3 Your use and participation in our platform and services are solely at your own risk. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from our platform shall create any warranty not expressly made in these terms or imposed by law.

    8. Limitation of liability

    8.1 Except as required by law, we will not be liable for any direct losses or damages arising in contract, tort (including negligence) and for any reason.

    8.2 Except as required by law, we shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential losses or damages or loss of profits, data, goodwill or revenue. We shall also not be liable in each case regardless of whether such losses or damages arise in the normal course of events or whether we have been advised of the possibility of such damages and whether such losses or damages arise in contact or tort (including negligence) and for any reason.

    8.3 Our platforms bear no responsibility for any accident, injury or loss of life to any individual or group of people resulting from accessing the information hosted on its network of websites.

    9. Territory Statement

    Please do not access or use the content from a jurisdiction where such access or use would be contrary to applicable laws, rules or regulations of any governmental authority or regulatory organisation. If you breach this provision, you will be held entirely responsible.

    10. Governing law and jurisdiction

    'PPPL' controls and operates this Website from its headquarters in Delhi and makes no representation that the materials on the website are appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you use this Website from other locations, you are responsible for compliance with applicable local laws including but not limited to the export and import regulations of other countries. Any disputes arising herefrom shall be subject exclusively to the jurisdiction of the courts of law at Delhi, India.

    If these terms and conditions are not accepted in full, the access and use of the platform must be discontinued immediately.

    11. Mobile Services  

    ·         The subscriber availing this service shall be deemed to have consented to be bound by all the applicable terms and conditions of this service.

    ·         Decision of PPPL regarding all transactions under this service shall be final and binding and no correspondence shall be entertained in this regard.

    ·         Your mobile phone number will be used during the transmission of text messages through the mobile service provider's server for SMS Service.

    ·         The subscriber understands that he/she can avail SMS Services at his/her discretion and the said service shall be availed in such options as are made available by PPPL from time to time.

    ·         This service is subject to guidelines/directions issued by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India or any other statutory authority as applicable from time to time.

    ·         The SMS or its contents once sent for availing the SMS services shall be treated as final and the same cannot be withdrawn, changed or retrieved subsequently under any circumstances.

    ·         WAP Services enable you to access our Services and to submit and/or receive Content through your wireless Device. Your access to our WAP Services may be dependent on the wireless Device you use to access the applicable WAP services.

    ·         PPPL reserves the right to modify/delete the account contents at its own discretion without prior notice if the contents of profile are deemed unfit for broadcast.

    ·         The users specifically note and agree that the content and service or part thereof may be varied, added, withdrawn, withheld or suspended by PPPL at its sole discretion without prior notice to the users.

    ·         PPPL shall not be liable for any costs, loss or damage (whether direct or indirect), or for loss of revenue, loss of profits or any consequential loss whatsoever as a result of the user using the Service.

    ·         No reversal of deducted charges shall be allowed under any circumstances.

    ·         The users shall remain solely responsible for all content, information, data originated from the users and transmitted via the Service (content), and the users shall accordingly indemnify PPPL and / or the Operator, against all third party claims relating to the users content or due to the users act, negligence or omission.

    ·         You are bound by the terms and conditions as mentioned herein and as stated on the site.

    ·         Message delivery is conditional to Mobile operator's technical infrastructure and its network uptime.

    ·         By using various SMS based services from PPPL you agree to receive phone calls, messages etc. from PPPL and/or its associates tailored to provide with better education related opportunities.

    ·         Subscribing or using various paid/free services of PPPL on SMS/Voice/WAP either directly or indirectly doesn't in any manner guarantee the user an admissions.

    ·         By agreeing to register at PPPL Mobile alerts, a user allows PPPL to get in touch with him/her from time to time on events or offers regarding careers, admissions, jobs and ancillary services on mobile. This can include exciting offers, information, as well as promotions.

    ·         The subscriber shall be required to comply with all directions/instructions etc. issued by the Company relating to the network, the services and any/all matters connected therewith and provide the Company all other and further information and co-operation as the Company may require from time to time.

    12. Cookies

    When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally.

    These pieces of information are used to improve services for you through, for example:

    • Enabling Careers360 to recognise your device so you don't have to give the same information several times during one task and presenting you with the most relevant courses, programs, reviews and scholarships.
    • Recognising that you may already have given a username and password so you don't need to do it for every web page requested, for example when enquiring to universities and colleges.
    • Measuring how many people are using our sites, so they can be made easier to use and there's enough capacity to ensure they are fast.

    You can manage these small files yourself and learn more about them through Internet browser cookies - what they are and how to manage them.

    13. Purchase of Products

    13.1. You represent that you are not a minor and that you are not under any legal or other disability which limits your ability to comply with these Terms or to install and use the products you purchase with minimal risk of harm to you or others. If you are making any important purchasing decision, you should look at the actual offering provided for each of the product proposed to be purchased. All decisions made would be entirely your prerogative.

    13.2. You further represent that you are not purchasing the products/services for resale to others and will not do so without Pathfinder Publishing Pvt Ltd’s prior written consent

    13.3. The products, college predictor, questions, mock tests, ebooks, news/articles and other information and material provided on our site are solely for the purposes of practice and improvement meant for the purposes of taking any of the entrance exams including but not limited JEE, BITSAT and NEET. We do not guarantee any particular outcome regarding the results of the registered users and/or other users during the entrance exams or any other exam or tests undertaken taken by the said users.

    13.4. Our Platforms may be temporarily unavailable at any point of time due to maintenance, up-gradation or any other reason. We do not claim any responsibility, liability for any omission, error deletion, defect or destruction in user communication. We are not responsible for any malfunction technical or other problem of any telephone network or service, computer systems, servers or providers, computer or mobile phone equipment, software, failure of email on account of technical problems or traffic congestion in our site or application, including injury or damage to your or to any other person's computer, hardware, software or mobile phone as a result from using or downloading materials in connection with our Site and/or application. We are not responsible or liable for any loss or damage resulting from the use of our Platforms or any Content or Third-Party Applications, Software or Content posted on or through our Platforms or transmitted to users, or any interactions between users of our Platforms, whether online or offline

    13.5. User gives us the right to contact him/her or his/her parents as and when required for the purpose of selling the product, suggesting updates and helping him/her prepare for exams. User takes full responsibility for providing personal or academic information and indemnifies the company or any of its associates for any wrong information provided by him/her under the India law

    13.6. The Platforms may contain links to pages on other websites ("Linked Sites"), and those Linked Sites may contain content or offer products and/or services for sale. Careers360 does not author, edit, control, or monitor these Linked Sites. You acknowledge and agree that (a) we have no responsibility for the accuracy or availability of information provided by Linked Sites, and (b) we do not control or endorse the sponsors of such Linked Sites or the content, products, advertising, or other materials presented on such Linked Sites. We may remove any Linked Sites from the Platforms at any time for any reason or for no reason. Careers360 will not be liable for any transactions conducted by you with third parties through the linked sites or for any liability arising from the representations or information provided on such linked sites.

    13.6 You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Careers360 from any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees and costs, relating to or arising out of (a) your use or attempted use of the Site or Programs in violation of the Agreements; (b) your violation of any law or rights of any third party; or (c) information or content that you or others post or otherwise make available on the Site or through any Program, including without limitation any claim of infringement or misappropriation of intellectual property or other proprietary rights

    13.7. You agree that Careers360, in its sole discretion, may deactivate your account or otherwise terminate your use of the Platforms or Online Courses for any reason or no reason, including, without limitation, if Careers360 believes that you have (a) breached these Terms of Use; (b) infringed the intellectual property rights of a third party; (c) posted, uploaded or transmitted Unauthorized Content to the Platforms; or (d) violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of these Terms of Use or any applicable code of conduct. You agree that any deactivation or termination of your access to the Platforms or Online Courses may be effected without prior notice to you and that Careers360 shall not be liable to you nor any third party for any termination of your account or the Online Courses. You also acknowledge that Careers360 may retain and store your information on Careers360’s systems not withstanding any termination of your account or the Online Courses

     

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