Terms of Use

1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

Welcome to pkpandya.com!. pkpandya.com provides its service to you, subject to the following Terms of Service (“TOS”), which may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you.

When you visit the website, expressly or impliedly, knowingly or unknowingly, you accept and agree to this TOS.

You can review the most current version of the TOS at any time at: http://pkpandya.com/terms-of-use/.

In addition to this TOS, when using particular pkpandya.com services, you and pkpandya.com shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services which may be posted from time to time. All such guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into the TOS. pkpandya.com also may offer other services from time to time, that are governed by different Terms of Services. These TOS do not apply to such other services.

2. GENERAL EMAIL DISCLAIMER

It is governed by the general disclaimer given on the disclaimer page.

3. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE

pkpandya.com currently provides users with access to a rich collection of on-line resources including contents on the website, live help to visitors, blog, download materials including web pages and other files in different formats, weblinks to other websites, registration for e-newsletter and for the website, subscription to e-newsletter, allows you to change or stop subscription and various communications tools, online as well as off line services (the “Service”).

Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Service, including the release of new pkpandya.com services, shall be subject to this TOS.

You understand and agree that the Service is provided “AS-IS” basis and that pkpandya.com assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings.

In order to use the Service, you must obtain access to the World Wide Web, either directly or through devices that access web-based content, and pay any service fees associated with such access. In addition, you must provide all equipment necessary to make such connection to the World Wide Web, including a computer and modem or other access device. Obscene content or any content that is considered obscene under Indian law or law of the land where the website is accessible, is strictly forbidden on the pkpandya.com site, and users are prohibited from posting any material of an obscene nature on the pkpandya.com! site. Although pkpandya.com exercises due diligence to ensure that any obscene content posted by users in violation of the TOS is promptly removed, users may sometimes come across user-posted obscene content that we have not yet discovered.

4. YOUR REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS

In consideration of your use of the Service, you agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Service registration form (such information being the “Registration Data”) and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or pkpandya.com has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, pkpandya.com has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service (or any portion thereof). pkpandya.com is concerned about the safety and privacy of all its users.

5. pkpandya.com PRIVACY POLICY

Registration Data and certain other information about you is subject to our Privacy Policy. For more information, please see our full privacy policy at http://pkpandya.com/privacy/

6. MEMBER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD AND SECURITY

You will receive a password and account designation upon completing the Service registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to (a) immediately notify pkpandya.com of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. pkpandya.com cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section 5.

7. MEMBER CONDUCT

You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials (“Content”), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that you, and not pkpandya.com, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email or otherwise transmit via the Service. pkpandya.com does not control the content posted via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such content. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will pkpandya.com be liable in any way for any content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted via the Service, except where you have paid for the service. In case of the paid service, pkpandya.com would be liable maximum to the extent of the amount paid by you.

You agree to NOT to use the Service to:

a. upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;

b. harm minors in any way;

c. impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, pkpandya.com officials, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;

d. forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through the Service;

e. upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any content for which you do not have right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under non-disclosure agreements);

f. upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights (“Rights”) of any party;

g. upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail”, “spam”, “chain letters”, “pyramid schemes” or any other form of solicitation;

h. upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;

i. disrupt the normal flow of dialogs, cause a screen to “scroll” faster than other users of the Service are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users’ ability to engage in real time exchanges;

j. interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service;

k. intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including, but not limited to, regulations promulgated by the Indian securities, exchange control and other authorities, any rules of any Indian securities exchange and any regulations having the force of law;

l. “stalk” or otherwise harass another; or

m. collect or store personal data about other users.

You acknowledge that pkpandya.com does not pre-screen content, but that pkpandya.com and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or move any content that is available via the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, pkpandya.com and its designates shall have the right to remove any content that violates this TOS or is otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any content created by pkpandya.com or submitted to pkpandya.com, including without limitation information at pkpandya.com! Message Boards, newsletters, online forum and in all other parts of the Service.

You acknowledge and agree that pkpandya.com may preserve content posted by users and may also disclose such content if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce the TOS; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; or (d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of pkpandya.com, its users and the public.

You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.

8. SPECIAL ADMONITIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL USE

Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from India or the country in which you reside.

9. PUBLIC CONTENT POSTED TO pkpandya.com

(a) For purposes of this TOS, “publicly accessible areas of the Service” are those accessible by the general public and to other users registered with pkpandya.com. By way of example, a publicly accessible area of the Service would include newsletters, forums, news links etc.

(b) With respect to content you elect to post for inclusion in publicly accessible areas of pkpandya.com or that consists of photos or other graphics you elect to post to any other publicly accessible area of the Service, you grant pkpandya.com the world-wide, royalty free and non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish such Content on the Service solely for the purpose of displaying, distributing and promoting the specific pkpandya.com to which such Content was submitted, or, in the case of photos or graphics, solely for the purpose for which such photo or graphic was submitted to the Service. This license exists only for as long as you elect to continue to include such Content on the Service and shall be terminated at the time you delete such Content from the Service.

(c) With respect to all other Content you elect to post to other publicly accessible areas of the Service, you grant pkpandya.com the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive and fully sub licensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such Content (in whole or part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed.

10. INDEMNITY

You agree to indemnify and hold pkpandya.com, and its branches, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of content you submit, post to or transmit through the Service, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the TOS, or your violation of any rights of another.

11. NO RESALE OF SERVICE

You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service.

12. GENERAL PRACTICES REGARDING USE AND STORAGE

You acknowledge that pkpandya.com may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Service, including without limitation the maximum number of days that email messages, message board/forum postings or other uploaded Content will be retained by the Service, the maximum number of email messages that may be sent from or received by an account on the Service, the maximum size of any email message that may be sent from or received by an account on the Service, the maximum disk space that will be allotted on pkpandya.com’s servers on your behalf, and the maximum number of times (and the maximum duration for which) you may access the Service in a given period of time. You agree that pkpandya.com has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other Content maintained or transmitted by the Service. You acknowledge that pkpandya.com reserves the right to log off accounts that are inactive for an extended period of time. You further acknowledge that pkpandya.com reserves the right to change these general practices and limits at any time, in its sole discretion, for which notice of change in TOS would be posted by email to all users, who are registered users of pkpandya.com at the time of such change(s) in TOS.

13. MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICE

pkpandya.com reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof). You agree that pkpandya.com shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service. Notice of change in TOS would be posted by email to all users, who are registered users of pkpandya.com at the time of such change(s) in TOS.

14. TERMINATION

You agree that pkpandya.com, in its sole discretion, may terminate your password, account (or any part thereof) or use of the Service, and remove and discard any Content within the Service, for any reason, including, without limitation, for lack of use or if pkpandya.com believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the TOS. pkpandya.com may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing the Service, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to the Service under any provision of this TOS may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that pkpandya.com may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related information and files in your account and/or bar any further access to such files or the Service. Further, you agree that pkpandya.com shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Service.

15. DEALINGS WITH ADVERTISERS

Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that pkpandya.com shall 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 Service.

16. LINKS

The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because pkpandya.com has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that pkpandya.com is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that pkpandya.com shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.

17. COOKIES

Almost all of our web pages use cookies. A cookie is a text-only string of information that a website transfers to the cookie file of the browser on your computer’s hard disk so that the website can remember who you are.

When you access our website or login to our secure area we send you an encrypted session cookie. A session cookie is a temporary cookie that only remains in the cookie file of your browser until you leave the site. This cookie is used to validate your access to different parts of the site.

If you complete one of our online surveys, a temporary cookie is stored on your machine for no more than 90 days. This is used to detect that you have submitted the survey in order to prevent multiple submissions.

Disabling/ Enabling Cookies
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying the settings in your browser. However, you will not be able to login to the website if cookies are disabled. You can also manually remove cookies from your system. For more information you should search for or lookup Cookies in your Operating System Documentation.

18. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:

a. YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. pkpandya.com EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.

b. pkpandya.com MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, AND (V) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.

c. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.

d. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM pkpandya.com OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TOS.

19. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT pkpandya.com SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF pkpandya.com HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.

20. EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OF SECTIONS 16 AND 17 MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.

21. SPECIAL ADMONITION FOR SERVICES RELATING TO FINANCIAL MATTERS

If you intend to create or join any service, receive or request any news, messages, alerts or other information from the Service concerning companies, stock quotes, investments or securities, please read the above Sections 16 and 17 again. They go doubly for you. In addition, for this type of information particularly, the phrase “Let the investor beware” is apt. The Service is provided for informational purposes only, and no Content included in the Service is intended for trading or investing purposes. pkpandya.com shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness or availability of any information transmitted via the Service, and shall not be responsible or liable for any trading or investment decisions made based on such information.

22. NOTICE

Notices to you may be made via either email or regular mail. The Service may also provide notices of changes to the TOS or other matters by displaying notices or links to notices to you generally on the Service.

23. TRADEMARK AND SERVICEMARK INFORMATION

pkpandya.com, P. K. Pandya & Co., the pkpandya.com logo, pkpandya.com design, and other pkpandya.com! logos and product and service names are trademarks and servicemarks of pkpandya.com (the “pkpandya.com Marks”). Without pkpandya.com’s prior permission, you agree not to display or use in any manner, the pkpandya.com Marks or names.

24. COPYRIGHTS and COPYRIGHT AGENTS

pkpandya.com respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide pkpandya.com’s Copyright Agent the following information:

an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site; your address, telephone number, and email address; a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf. pkpandya.com’s Copyright Agent for Notice of claims of copyright infringement on its site is Prakash Pandya who can be reached as follows:

By mail:

Copyright Agent

P. K. Pandya & Co

16, 1st floor, Star Trade Centre,

Sodawala Lane, Borivli (West)

Mumbai 400092. India.

By phone: +91-22-20809175

25. GENERAL INFORMATION

The TOS constitute the entire agreement between you and pkpandya.com and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior agreements between you and pkpandya.com. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software. The TOS and the relationship between you and pkpandya.com shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of India without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and pkpandya.com agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located at Mumbai, India. Disputes, shall be referred to arbitrator and place of arbitrations shall be Mumbai, India and language of arbitration shall be English, unless otherwise agreed. pkpandya.com will be entitled to assign all or any of its rights under the TOS to any affiliate, associate or group company, or any successor in business. The failure of pkpandya.com to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the TOS shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the TOS is found by an arbitrator or a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the arbitrator or court, as the case may be, should endeavor to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the TOS remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or the TOS must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. The section titles in the TOS are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.

26. VIOLATIONS

Please report any violations of the TOS.

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