User Agreement

Terms of Use of https://www.startupsquares.com

Introduction and Acceptance

Please read these terms of use carefully before using https://startupsquares.com (hereinafter, “us”, “we”, or “Startup Squares”).  The user acknowledges, accepts and agrees with the Terms and Conditions of Membership, Access, Subscription, Rules & Regulations and Privacy Policy along with the Terms of use and shall follow the same in law, letter and spirit always & all these shall be read together and acceptance is implicit for all as precondition of the usage of the https://www.startupsquares.com

By accessing and/or using startupsquares.com (other than to read these terms of use for the first time) you are agreeing to comply with these terms of use, which may change from time to time at the sole discretion of the company or management or Directors or authorized representatives of  Startup Squares.  If you do not agree to be bound by these terms of use, do not access or use startupsquares.com.

You agree that these Terms of Use are supported by good and valuable consideration the receipt and sufficiency of which you hereby acknowledge. Such consideration includes, without limitation, your use of startupsquares.com and the materials and information available on the same.

In addition to these Terms of Use, Startup Squares has established a Privacy Policy to explain how user information is collected and used by startupsquares.com. By accessing or using any of our Websites, you are signifying your acknowledgement and agreement to Startup Squares’s Privacy Policy.

https://www.startupsquares.com or website or Startup Squares Private Limited  or us or company or we or owners or any other reference shall refer to the same as the website mentioned https://www.startupsquares.com

Intellectual Property

startupsquares.com and included content (and any derivative works or enhancements of the same) including, but not limited to, all text, illustrations, files, images, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, information, content, materials, products, services, URLs, technology, documentation, and interactive features (collectively, the “Website Content”) and all intellectual property rights to the same are owned by us, our licensors, or both. Additionally, all trademarks, service marks, trade names and trade dress other than what is not already owned by us & have other other owners that may appear on our Websites are owned by us, our licensors, or both. You shall not acquire any right, title or interest in our Websites or any Website Content. Any rights not expressly granted in these Terms of Use are expressly reserved.

Access and Use

When accessing our Websites, including without limitation to the Website Content, you agree to comply with all applicable national, state, and local laws of the Republic of India and the countries with which the Republic of India has mutually enforced laws, International Intellectual and Copyright protection laws  including, without limitation any another civil law. Except as expressly permitted in these Terms of Use, you may not use, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works based upon, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, transmit, or otherwise exploit Website Content for any purpose whatsoever without obtaining prior written consent from us or, in the case of third-party content, its respective owner. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading or printing Website Content.

Furthermore, except as expressly permitted in these Terms of Use, you may not:

  1. remove, alter, cover, or distort any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notice on startupsquares.com or Website Content;
  2. circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of our Websites including, without limitation, any features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content or enforce limitations on the use of our Websites or Website Content;
  3. Use an automatic device (such as a robot or spider) or manual process to copy or “scrape” our Websites or Website Content for any purpose without the express written permission of Startup Squares.
  4. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Startup Squares grants public search engine operators permission to use automatic devices (such as robots or spiders) to copy Website Content from our Websites for the sole purpose of creating (and only to the extent necessary to create) a searchable index of Website Content that is available to the public. Startup Squares reserves the right to revoke this permission (generally or specifically) at any time;
    1. collect or harvest any personally identifiable information from our Websites including, without limitation, user names, passwords, email addresses;
    2. solicit other users to join or become members of any commercial online service or other organization without our prior written approval;
    3. attempt to or interfere with the proper working of our Websites or impair, overburden, or disable the same;
    4. decompile, reverse engineer, or disassemble any portion of any our Websites;
    5. use network-monitoring software to determine architecture of or extract usage data from any of our Websites;
    6. encourage conduct that violates any local, state law, either civil or criminal, or impersonate another user, person, or entity (e.g., using another person’s Membership without permission, etc.);
    7. violate any laws of the land; or
    8. engage in any conduct that restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying our Websites.

You agree to cooperate fully with Startup Squares to investigate any suspected or actual activity that is in breach of these Terms of Use.

User Registration

In order to access or use some features of startupsquares.com, you will have to become a registered user. 

If you become a registered user, you will provide true, accurate and complete registration information and, if such information changes, you will promptly update the relevant registration information. During registration, you will create a user name and password (a “Membership”), which may permit you access our Website. You are responsible for safeguarding and maintaining the confidentiality of your Membership. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs under your Membership, whether or not you have authorized the activity. You agree to notify us immediately at https://www.startupsquares.com/contact/ of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your Membership.

User Content

We may now or in the future permit users to post, upload, transmit through, or otherwise make available on our Websites (collectively, “submit”) messages, templates, text, illustrations, files, images, graphics, photos, comments, sounds, music, videos, information, content, and/or other materials (“User Content”). 

Subject to the rights and license you grant herein, you retain all right, title and interest in your User Content. We do not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to User Content even if it is not published on our Websites. It is solely your responsibility to monitor and protect any intellectual property rights that you may have in your User Content, and we do not accept any responsibility for the same.

You shall not submit any User Content protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, or other intellectual property or proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of the respective right. You are solely liable for any damage resulting from your failure to obtain such permission or from any other harm resulting from User Content that you submit.

You represent, warrant, and covenant that you will not submit any User Content that:

  • violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others, including, but not limited to, any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, or other intellectual property or proprietary right of any person or entity;
  • impersonates another or is unlawful, threatening, abusive, libellous, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane, pornographic, or otherwise objectionable;
  • encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law;
  • is an advertisement for goods or services or a solicitation of funds;
  • includes personal information such as messages which identify phone numbers, social security numbers, account numbers, addresses, or employer references;
  • contains a formula, instruction, or advice that could cause harm or injury; or
  • is a chain letter of any kind.

Moreover, any conduct by a user that in our sole discretion restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying our Websites will not be permitted.

By submitting User Content to us, simultaneously with such posting you automatically grant, or warrant that the owner has expressly granted, to us a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, fully sub licensable, and transferable right and license to use, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works based upon (including, without limitation, translations), publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, and publish the User Content (in whole or in part) as we, in our sole discretion, deem appropriate including, without limitation, (1) in connection with our business; and (2) in connection with the businesses of our successors, parents, subsidiaries, and their related companies. 

We may exercise this grant in any format, media or technology now known or later developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such User Content. 

Furthermore, you also grant other users permission to access your User Content and to use, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works based upon, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, and publish your User Content for personal, non-commercial use as permitted by the functionality of any of our Websites and these Terms of Use.

By submitting User Content, you also grant us the right, but not the obligation to use your biographical information including, without limitation, your name and geographical location in connection with broadcast, print, online, or other use or publication of your User Content. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you waive any and all claims you may now or later have in any jurisdiction to so-called “moral rights” or rights of “droit moral” with respect to the User Content.

We reserve the right to display advertisements in connection with your User Content and to use your User Content for advertising and promotional purposes. You acknowledge and agree that your User Content may be included on the websites and advertising networks of our distribution partners and third-party service providers (including their downstream users).

We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor User Content. We have the right in our sole discretion and for any reason whatsoever to edit, refuse to post, remove, or disable access to any User Content.

Website Content & Third Party Links

We provide our Websites and Website Content, for the commercial, entertainment and promotional purposes of providing web-based services for the web design and web development of others. You may not rely on any information and opinions expressed on any of our Websites for any other purpose. 

In all instances, it is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, or usefulness of Website Content. Under no circumstances will we be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on any Website Content.

In many instances, Website Content will include content posted by a third-party or will represent the opinions and judgments of a third-party. We do not endorse, warrant and are not responsible for the accuracy, timeliness, completeness, or reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made on our Websites by anyone other than authorized employees or spokespersons while acting in their official capacities.

If there is a dispute between persons accessing our Websites or between persons accessing our Websites and any third party, you understand and agree that we are under no obligation to become involved. If there is such a dispute, you hereby release Startupsquares.com , Start Squares Private Limtied and its officers, directors, employees, parents, partners, successors, agents, affiliates, subsidiaries, and their related companies from claims, demands, and damages of every kind or nature arising out of, relating to, or in any way connected with such dispute.

Our Websites may contain links to other websites maintained by third parties. We do not operate or control, in any respect, or necessarily endorse the content found on these third-party websites. You assume sole responsibility for your use of third-party links. We are not responsible for any content posted on third-party websites or liable to you for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of your dealings with any third-party or their website.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Startup Squares and its officers, directors, employees, parents, partners, successors, agents, distribution partners, affiliates, subsidiaries, and their related companies from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, obligations, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) arising out of, related to, or that may arise in connection with: 

  1. your access to or use of any of our Websites; 
  2. User Content provided by you or through use of your Membership; 
  3. any actual or alleged violation or breach by you of these Terms of Use; 
  4. any actual or alleged breach of any representation, warranty, or covenant that you have made to us; or 
  5. your acts or omissions. 

You agree to cooperate fully with us in the defence of any claim that is the subject of your obligations hereunder.

Disclaimers

YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF OUR WEBSITES IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. OUR WEBSITES AND WEBSITE CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING AND TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, FREEWEBTEMPLATES.COM AND ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, PARENTS, PARTNERS, SUCCESSORS, AGENTS, DISTRIBUTION PARTNERS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, AND THEIR RELATED COMPANIES DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES INCLUDING ANY: (1) WARRANTIES THAT THE WEBSITES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS; (2) WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE AVAILABILITY, ACCURACY, SECURITY, USEFULNESS, TIMELINESS, OR INFORMATIONAL CONTENT OF THE FREEWEBTEMPLATES.COM; (3) WARRANTIES OF TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE; (4) WARRANTIES FOR SERVICES OR GOODS RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED ON OUR WEBSITES OR ACCESSED THROUGH ANY OF OUR WEBSITES; (5) WARRANTIES CONCERNING THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE WEBSITES; (6) WARRANTIES THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITES WILL BE SECURE OR UNINTERRUPTED; AND (7) WARRANTIES THAT ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.

Limitation on Liability

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL STARTUP SQUARES OR ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, PARENTS, PARTNERS, SUCCESSORS, AGENTS, DISTRIBUTION PARTNERS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, OR THEIR RELATED COMPANIES BE LIABLE FOR INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (EVEN IF STARTUP SQUARES HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), ARISING OUT OF, RELATING TO, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH OUR WEBSITES OR THESE TERMS OF USE. YOUR SOLE REMEDY FOR DISSATISFACTION WITH OUR WEBSITES INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WEBSITE CONTENT IS TO STOP USING OUR WEBSITES. SUCH LIMITATION SHALL ALSO APPLY WITH RESPECT TO DAMAGES INCURRED BY REASON OF SERVICES OR PRODUCTS RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED IN CONNECTION WITH ANY OF OUR WEBSITES OR ANY LINKS ON OUR WEBSITES, AS WELL AS BY REASON OF ANY INFORMATION OR ADVICE RECEIVED THROUGH OR ADVERTISED IN CONNECTION WITH ANY OF OUR WEBSITES OR ANY LINKS ON OUR WEBSITES. SUCH LIMITATION SHALL ALSO APPLY WITH RESPECT TO DAMAGES INCURRED BY REASON OF ANY CONTENT POSTED BY A THIRD-PARTY OR CONDUCT OF A THIRD-PARTY ON OUR WEBSITES.

NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, IN NO EVENT SHALL THE CUMULATIVE LIABILITY OF STARTUP SQUARES AND ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, PARENTS, PARTNERS, SUCCESSORS, AGENTS, DISTRIBUTION PARTNERS, AFFILIATES, SUBSIDIARIES, AND THEIR RELATED COMPANIES EXCEED THE GREATER OF THE TOTAL PAYMENTS RECEIVED FROM YOU BY STARTUP SQUARES DURING THE PRECEDING TWELVE (12) MONTH PERIOD. FURTHERMORE, YOU AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF, RELATING TO, OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH ANY OF OUR WEBSITES OR THESE TERMS OF USE MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES; OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION SHALL BE PERMANENTLY BARRED.

Termination

We reserve the right in our sole discretion and at any time to terminate or suspend your Membership and/or block your access to our Websites for any reason including, without limitation if you have failed to comply with the letter and spirit of these Terms of Use. You agree that Startup Squares shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination or suspension of your Membership or for blocking your access to our Websites.

If you become a registered user, you may terminate your Membership at any time by going to Membership page and selecting the appropriate option.

Any suspension or termination shall not affect your obligations to us under these Terms of Use. 

Copyright Policy

Startup Squares respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects its users to do the same. In appropriate circumstances and at its sole discretion, Strtups Squares may terminate and/or disable the Membership of users who it suspects to be infringers of the copyrights (or other intellectual property rights) of others. Additionally, in appropriate circumstances and in its sole discretion, Startup Squares may remove or disable access to material on its website or hosted on its systems that may be infringing or the subject of infringing activity.

If you are a copyright owner and believe that your work’s copyright has been infringed, please report your notice of infringement to us by providing to us with a written notification of claimed infringement that includes substantially the following:

  • Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple copyrighted works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site.
  • Identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material.
  • Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which you may be contacted.
  • A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law.
  • A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.

We will investigate notices of copyright infringement and take appropriate actions. Inquiries that do not follow this procedure may not receive a response.

Jurisdiction 

Any action arising out of your use of the Website or these Terms of Use shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of situated at Bangalore.  

Dispute Resolution

In the Dispute Resolution Section only, “we” and “us” are used to refer to you and Startup Squares together.

Any complaints or concerns with regards to content or to report any abuse of laws or breach of these terms may be taken up with the designated Dispute grievance officer as mentioned below via post or by sending an email to Grievance Cell. The user acknowledges that the only mode of communication would be through emails and that no other method of communication will be used for the same. Any violation of this conditions would mean that user agrees that the company at its own sole discretion can decide not to proceed further since using any other mode is a violation of the terms & conditions to which the user has agreed

All emails shall be addressed to the following person in a civil manner to :

Dispute & Grievance Redressal  Officer 

Startup Squares 

Email: [email protected]

All disputes if any will be settled by mutual arbitration as per the Indian Arbitration Laws and the venue of the same shall be Bangalore, India. The costs of the arbitration shall be shall shared equally by all parties involved and any dispute about the same shall lie only with High Court of Karnataka and not any other jurisdiction.

If either of us wants to arbitrate a dispute, we agree to send written notice to the other providing a description of the dispute, previous efforts to resolve the dispute, all supporting documents/information, and the proposed resolution. We will send notice to you based on the contact information you have provided us and notice to us must be sent to: 

Startup Squares, [email protected]

Amendment; Additional Terms

We reserve the right in our sole discretion and at any time and for any reason, to modify or discontinue any aspect or feature of our Websites or to modify these Terms of Use. 

In addition, we reserve the right to provide you with operating rules or additional terms that may govern your use of our Websites generally, unique parts of our Websites, or both (“Additional Terms”). 

Any Additional Terms that we may provide to you will be incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use. To the extent any Additional Terms conflict with these Terms of Use, the Additional Terms will control.

Modifications to these Terms of Use will be effective immediately upon notice, either by posting on our Websites or by notification by email or conventional mail. 

It is your responsibility to review the Terms of Use and our Websites from time to time for any changes or Additional Terms. Your access and use of any our Websites following any modification of these Terms of Use or the provision of Additional Terms will signify your assent to and acceptance of the same. If you object to any subsequent revision to the Terms of Use or to any Additional Terms, you may terminate your Membership or, if you do not have an Membership, your only recourse is to immediately discontinue use of our Websites.

Miscellaneous

No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. The section headings used herein are for convenience only and shall not be given any legal import. If any provision of these Terms of Use is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of the Terms of Use, which shall remain in full force and effect.

These Terms of Use (including the Privacy Policy and any Additional Terms incorporated by reference) constitute the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersede all previous written or oral agreements between us with respect to such subject matter.

You may not assign these Terms of Use or assign any rights or delegate any obligations hereunder, in whole or in part, without our prior written consent. Any such purported assignment or delegation by you without the appropriate prior written consent will be null and void and of no force and effect. StartupSquares.com may assign these Terms of Use or any rights hereunder without your consent and without notice.

Notices

All notices, requests, and communications hereunder shall be in writing, and any such notice, request or other communication shall be deemed to have been given or made when delivered by hand, transmitted by email and confirmed or, in the case of delivery by mail, when deposited in the mail, certified mail, return receipt requested, postage prepaid, to: 

[email protected]

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If you object to cookies or want to delete any cookies that are already stored on your computer, you should follow the instructions for deleting existing cookies and disabling future cookies on your web browser or equivalent software. Further information is available at www.aboutcookies.org.

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Terms and Conditions

Terms and Conditions

Welcome to Startup Squares!

These terms and conditions outline the rules and regulations for the use of Startup Squares’s Website (https://www.startupsquares.com) known henceforth also as “website” or “We” or “us” or another nomenclature in any language which has the above meaning, their successors or partner sites, the content of the site –past, present & future, site features, access & security controls, methods of use, access etc., & any other matter connected directly or indirectly with the aforesaid mentioned website, its owners, its developers or any individual or corporate body associated with the aforesaid mentioned website

By accessing this website it is agreed that you as an individual or a person or your organization or access devices using your log in credentials, people associated with you and your organization or association or any other body corporate or otherwise known as a user, accept these terms and conditions and future changes bought it by the owner of the site, for using the website in India or any part of the world from land, space or water or any other location. Should you NOT agree in full and without dispute or recourse of any form of remedy to the terms and conditions, privacy policy or terms of use or any other documents as desired by the owner of this website, please immediately stop using the site, clear the cookies and take all steps to erase all information stored in the device from which you accessed this website. It is also solemnly agreed the user / organization / subscriber has acknowledged, agreed and accepted the Terms of Use and the privacy policy agreements.

The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice and all Agreements: 

  1. “Client”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person living or electronic devices or the organization which taken the membership or subscription services or membership or anyone as decided by us or website or company who has logged on this website using your login credentials and compliant to the Company’s terms and conditions. 
  2. “The Company”, “Ourselves”, “We”, “Our” and “Us”, refers to our Company, Startup Squares, it successors and any form as decided by the company or the website
  3. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the Client and Ourselves.

All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the Client in the most appropriate manner for the express purpose of providing information and a platform for the Client’s needs as per our understanding only in respect of provision of the Company’s stated services, in accordance with and subject to, prevailing law of Bangalore, Karnataka, India and the laws of countries which have signed the various global intellectual property agreements which are also recognized and signed by the Republic of India. 

Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalization and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.

The Company reserves the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these Terms at any time by posting the amended Terms. Please check these Terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of the site or Services after the posting of changes constitutes your binding acceptance of such changes. In addition, when using any particular services, you may be subject to any posted guidelines, rules, product requirements or sometimes additional terms applicable to such services. All such guidelines, rules, product requirements or sometimes additional terms are hereby incorporated by reference into the Terms.

Service Rates

The Client acknowledges, agrees and accepts that they have been made adequately aware of the rates and fees associated with services being rendered by the Company and have received a complete description of services to be rendered. The Client or user solemnly acknowledges the fees is nonrefundable under any circumstances since the company and client or user agrees the company & website have incurred substantial expenses in sales, development, infrastructure and other startup & ongoing expenses

The Client also acknowledges that the Company reserves the right to change the specified rates, charges, fees or what so ever which involves a monetary transaction and charges from time to time at it sole discretion. Any promotional offers made by the Company are contingent upon the Company maintaining its cost of service goals, including but not limited to rates charged by its suppliers. 

The Client or user or the payee solemnly acknowledges that they have not received any guarantees or warranties or assurances as regards the number of meetings or networking opportunities or acceptance or funding by Venture capital companies or take over by other companies or increased sales or hiring or development and only that the company shall endeavor to provide a non-conditional platform for entrepreneurs, investors, organizations and service providers. The client / user also agrees, acknowledges and accepts any form of relationship which evolves as result of this platform will be sole responsibility of the client / user / subscriber and they shall not hold website or the company responsible in any form or manner.

Wherever and whenever possible & at the sole discretion of the company, the Company will provide the client with a minimum of 15 days notice of any rate changes and the client or user acknowledges that the increased charges will be paid without any dispute from the date of increase till such time the membership or usage is done directly or indirectly

YOUR OBLIGATIONS

You hereby agree and assure the Company that the Site and/or the Services shall be used for only lawful purposes only and that you will not violate laws, regulations, ordinances or other such requirements of any applicable Central, State or local government or any other international laws. Any violation of the result in immediate termination of the membership and access privileges. By continuing to use the website and the membership privileges, the user or you agree the decision of the company or the website at all times when the company or the website determines at its own & sole discretion if any violation has occurred. The user agrees, acknowledges and accepts the sole right of the company in the matter of rules, regulation, and violations rights and obligations of the user.   You further concur that you shall not:

  • circumvent, remove, alter, deactivate, degrade or thwart any of the content protections in the Site or the Services either directly or through the use of any device, software, internet site, web-based service, or other means copy, download, stream capture, reproduce, duplicate, archive, distribute, upload, publish, modify, translate, broadcast, perform, display, sell, transmit or retransmit the Content unless expressly permitted by the Company;
  • either directly or through the use of any device, software, internet site, web-based service, or other means remove, alter, bypass, avoid, interfere with, or circumvent any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices marked on the Content or any digital rights management mechanism, device, or other content protection or access control measure associated with the Content including geo-filtering mechanisms
  • use the Site or the Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair and not to undertake any action which is harmful or potentially harmful to any the Company’s server, or the network(s), computer systems / resource connected to any the Company server, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Site or the Services;
  • obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Site/Services;
  • perform any activity which is likely to cause such harm;
  • use the Site or the Services for illegal or unlawful purposes;
  • disrupt or interfere with or attempt to make or attempt any unauthorized access to the Company website or the website of any the Company’s customer;
  • attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Services, other customer’s accounts and computer systems through hacking, password mining or any other means. You shall not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Site or the Services;
  • incorporate the Site or Services into or retransmit via, any hardware or software application or make it available via frames or in-line links unless expressly permitted by the Company in writing;
  • create, recreate, distribute or advertise an index of any significant portion of the Site or Services unless authorized by the Company;
  • Send or post any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, email, junk mail, spam, chain letters or other form of solicitation like solicit login information or access an account belonging to someone else;
  • Use the Site, Services or Company Content for any commercial purpose or the benefit of any third party or in any manner not permitted by these Terms of Use;
  • Impersonate or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity;
  • Encourage or enable any other individual to do any of the foregoing.

In addition, you are strictly prohibited from creating derivative works or materials that otherwise are derived from or based , based on the Content in any way, including montages, mash-ups and similar videos, wallpaper, desktop themes, greeting cards, and merchandise, unless it is expressly permitted by the Company in writing. This prohibition applies even if you intend to give away the derivative materials free of charge.

The Site may however, permit you to post user submissions including but not limited to reviews of Content available through the Services, comments on such Content etc. You understand that these User Submissions, once posted by you, are visible to all members since it is a public forum. You agree not to host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information or User Submissions which belongs to another person and to which the User does not have any right to; is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; harm minors in any way; infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights; violates any law for the time being in force; deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; impersonate another person; contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation; contain misleading information regarding the origin of the Content; or otherwise contains objectionable content. All user submissions are the sole property of the website / company and you have agreed to transfer to all copyrights, digital rights of the same in lieu of the consideration for allowing the publishing of the same on the website owned by the company. Further the person or the organization making the submission agree & accept unequivocally that it is their responsibility to provide original content and they have taken permission from copyright or trademark owners or provided acknowledgement for the same in submission and   person or the organization making the submission solemnly agree and accept they have not done copyright violation or plagiarism directly or indirectly using software or electronic means.   Further the person or the organization making the submission will responsible for veracity of the content submitted and any violation of the any of the above mentioned or any other terms will result in immediate termination of the membership privileges, membership and access to the website without any refund or any recourse to any claim & the person or the organization making the submission will assume all liability for the action or violation of making the submissions not as per the prevailing law of the land and any damages which occur to the original owner of the content and the website

You understand and agree that the Company may, but is not obligated to, review the User Submissions and may delete or remove it (without notice) in its sole and absolute discretion, for any reason or without assigning any reason. More specifically, when you review / rate any Content available on the Services (as per functionality made available on the Site), you give the Company express rights and consent to display your rating / review in relation to the relevant Content on the Site, including making it available to other members for viewing. If you do not want your User Submissions / reviews / ratings to be shared in a public forum, do not use these features. These features may change without notice to you and the degrees of associated information sharing and functionality may also change without notice. The Company is free to use any comments, information, ideas, concepts, reviews, or techniques or any other material contained in any communication you may send to us (“User Feedback”), including responses to questionnaires or through postings to the Services / the Site and User Submissions, without further compensation, acknowledgement or payment to you for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and creating, modifying or improving the Services. By posting / submitting any User Feedback / User Submission on the Site, you grant the Company a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free irrevocable, sub-licensable license and right in such User Feedback / User Submission to the Company, including the right to display, use, reproduce or modify the User Feedback / User Submission in any media, software or technology of any kind now existing or developed in the future. Operators of public search engines have the permission to use functionalities like spiders to copy materials from the Site for the sole purpose of creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials. We reserve the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific cases, in our sole discretion. You agree not to collect or harvest any personally identifiable information, including account names, from the Site, nor to use the communication systems provided by the Site for any commercial solicitation purposes. You agree not to solicit, for commercial purposes, any users of the Site with respect to its User Submissions. You shall be financially responsible for your use of the Services (as well as for use of your account by others, including without limitation minors living with you). You undertake to supervise and be responsible for all usage of minors and access of the Site under your name or account and absolve the Company from any liability on this account. You also warrant that all information supplied by you or members of your family for using the Services and accessing the Site, including without limitation your name, email address, street address, telephone number, mobile number, credit card number is correct and accurate. Failure to provide accurate information may subject you to civil and criminal penalties. You shall be responsible for obtaining and maintaining any equipment or ancillary services needed to connect to, access the Site or otherwise use the Services, including, without limitation, modems, hardware, software, and long distance or local telephone service. You shall be responsible for ensuring that such equipment or ancillary services are compatible with the Services. You agree that the Company may directly or through third party service providers send information to you about the various services offered by the Company from time to time. You agree that Company will have the right to investigate and take all appropriate legal action to prevent, stop or deter violations of any of the above, including infringement of intellectual property rights and Site and Services security issues. Company may involve and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who violate these Terms of Use or the rights of any third party. You acknowledge that Company has no obligation to monitor your access to or use of the Site, Services or Company Content or to review or edit any User Submissions or Third Party Materials, but has the right to do so for the purpose of operating the Site and Services, to ensure your compliance with these Terms of Use, or to comply with applicable law or the order or requirement of a court, administrative agency or other governmental body. Company reserves the right, at any time and without prior notice, to remove or disable access to any Company Content, Third Party Materials, and any User Submissions, that Company, in its sole discretion, considers to be in violation of these Terms or otherwise harmful to the Site or Services.

PROHIBITED ACTIVITIES

You agree not to host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information or User Submissions which belongs to another person and to which the User does not have any right to; is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever; harm minors in any way; infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights; violates any law for the time being in force; deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; impersonate another person; contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation; contain misleading information regarding the origin of the Content; or otherwise contains objectionable content.

You understand and agree that the Company may, but is not obligated to, review the User Submissions and may delete or remove it (without notice) in its sole and absolute discretion, for any reason or without assigning any reason.

Payments and Fee

By signing up for the Services, you are expressly agreeing that the Company is authorized to charge you subscription fee as per your selected plan, any other fees for additional services you may purchase, and any applicable taxes in connection with your use of the Services through the credit card or other payment method accepted by the Company (“Payment Method”) that you provided during registration. If you want to use a different Payment Method than the one you signed up for during registration, or if there is a change in your credit card validity or expiration date, you may inform Startup Squares of the same. If your Payment Method expires and you do not inform us and you authorize us to continue billing, you will remain responsible for any uncollected amounts along with the applicable damages.

The subscription fee will be billed at the beginning of your subscription and on each subsequent renewal (as per plan chosen by you) thereafter unless and until you cancel your subscription or the account or service is suspended or discontinued pursuant to these Terms. 

In order to sustain the Services, it is important that you honor the payment obligations to which you have agreed. Accordingly, the Company reserves the right to pursue any amounts you fail to pay in connection with the Services. You will remain liable to the Company for all such amounts and all costs incurred by the Company in connection with the collection of these amounts, including, without limitation, collection agency fees, reasonable attorneys’ fees, and arbitration or court costs.

You also understand and acknowledge that the Company only offers third party payment gateway for processing of payment. The facilities provided are managed by the third party payment gateway provider and you are required to follow all the terms and conditions of such third party payment gateway provider. You are responsible for the accuracy and authenticity of the information provided by you, including the bank account number/credit card details and the like. You agree and acknowledge that the Company shall not be liable and in no way be held responsible for any losses whatsoever, whether direct, indirect, incidental or consequential, including without limitation any losses due to delay in processing of payment instruction or any credit card fraud.

You can file any complaint related to payment transfer at Site and the same shall be forwarded to the concerned third party payment gateway provider for redress

Refund Policy

The user or subscriber clearly understands, agrees and accepts that the company, website and it personnel have not made any commitment as regards the number of meetings or connections or networking opportunities or finances or funding guarantees and that  website and the company will provide an online and offline platform for networking or making funding requests or meetings and it solely depends on the product / company viability or the member/ subscriber capability or capacities over which the company has no control. All services rendered by the Company are provided on a non-refundable basis. This includes, but it not limited to, setup fee, monthly fee, yearly fee and professional services fee, regardless of usage. 

TERMINATION OF ACCOUNT, SUSPENSION OR DISCONTINUATION OF THE SERVICE

The Company reserves the right to change, suspend, or discontinue temporarily or permanently, some or all of the Services (including the Content and the devices through which the Services are accessed), with respect to any or all users, at any time without notice. You acknowledge that the Company may do so in its sole discretion. You also agree that the Company will not be liable to you for any modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the Services, although if you are a paid subscriber and the Company suspends or discontinues the Services, the Company may, in its sole discretion, provide you with a credit, refund, discount or other form of consideration (for example, the Company may credit additional days of service to your account). However, if the Company terminates your account or suspends or discontinues your access to the Services due to your violation of these Terms, then you will not be eligible for any such credit, refund, discount or other consideration.

GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL 

Any complaints or concerns with regards to content or to report any abuse of laws or breach of these terms may be taken up with the designated grievance officer as mentioned below via post or by sending an email to Grievance Cell. The user acknowledges that the only mode of communication would be through emails and that no other method of communication will be used for the same. Any violation of this conditions would mean that user agrees that the company at its own sole discretion can decide not to proceed further since using any other mode is a violation of the terms & conditions to which the user has agreed

All emails shall be addressed to the following person in a civil manner to 

Grievance Officer 

Startup Squares

Email: [email protected]

All disputes if any will be settled by mutual arbitration as per the Indian Arbitration Laws and the venue of the same shall be Bangalore, India. The costs of the arbitration shall be shall shared equally by all parties involved and any dispute about the same shall lie only with High Court of Karnataka and not any other jurisdiction.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIABILITY

You understand and agree that the Company provides the Services on ‘as-is’ ‘with all faults’ and ‘as available’ basis. You agree that use of the Site or the Services is at your risk. All warranties including without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, for the title and non-infringement are disclaimed and excluded. No representations, warranties or guarantees whatsoever are made by the Company whether express or implied and expressly disclaim any and all representations and warranties as to the (a) accuracy, adequacy, reliability, completeness, suitability or applicability of the information, the content, data, products and/or services, merchantability or any warranty for fitness for a particular purpose; (b) that the service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free or that all deficiencies, errors, defects or non-conformities will be corrected; (c) the quality of any services, content, information, data, or other material on the website will meet your expectations or requirements; (d) any errors in the site will be corrected; (e) warranties against infringement of any third party intellectual property or proprietary rights; or (f) other warranties relating to performance, non-performance, or other acts or omissions of the Company, its officers, directors, employees, affiliates, agents, licensors, or suppliers etc. The Company, its affiliates, successors, and assigns, and each of their respective investors, directors, officers, employees, agents, and suppliers (including distributors and content licensors) shall not be liable, at any time for any, direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential, damages arising out of or in any way connected with the use of Site or the Services, whether based in contract, tort, strict liability, or other theory, even if the Company have been advised of the possibility of damages. In the event any exclusion contained herein be held to be invalid for any reason and the Company or any of its affiliate entities, officers, directors or employees become liable for loss or damage, then, any such liability of the Company or any of its affiliate entities, officers, directors or employees shall be limited to not exceeding subscription charges paid by you in the month preceding the date of your claim for the particular subscription in question chosen by you.

INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless, the Company, its affiliates, successors, and assigns, and each of their respective investors, directors, officers, employees, agents, and suppliers (including distributors and content licensors) from and against any losses, claims, damages, liabilities, including legal fees and expenses, arising out of:

  • any claim due to or arising out of your violation of these Terms, including but not limited to a claim arising out of a breach of your representations or warranties made hereunder;
  • your use or misuse of or access to the Site or the Services;
  • your violation of any law, regulation or third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or
  • any claim that you have caused damage to a third party by act, actions, submissions or any other means or methods

The Company reserves the right, at its own expense, to employ separate counsel and assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and you agree to cooperate with the Company’s defense of these claims.

Disclaimer

To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website. Nothing in this disclaimer will:

  • limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury;
  • limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
  • limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
  • exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.

The limitations and prohibitions of liability set in this Section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: 

  1. are subject to the preceding paragraph; and 
  2. Govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort and for breach of statutory duty.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature the information and services on the website.

Violation of Terms

Any violation of the terms of use, privacy policy or terms & conditions will result in immediate suspension and termination of all usage & access rights, membership & membership privileges by default. The member or user accepts & agrees to this condition since the member or user acknowledges that the company has incurred substantial expenses in developing the business, brand, connections, networking, good will and it the right of the company to protect it without giving any notice should the company perceive that a violation has occurred

However at the company’s sole discretion and judgement, should the Client violate any of these terms, the Company at its sole discretion decides it not warrant immediate termination, will attempt to contact the Client by email or telephone before taking any action where avoidable. 

However, the Company will pursue whatever action is necessary to serve its best interest in these cases, even if that should necessitate the suspension or termination of the Client’s services without any type of notification.

Entire Agreement

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding such subject matter.

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Startup Squares powers and manages https://www.startupsquares.com (the “Site”) and it successors and its partner & associate sites as decided by the company mentioned in the  Terms and Conditions of Membership, Access, Subscription, Rules & Regulations. The user acknowledges, agrees and accepts that they have read and are in full and unequivocal agreement with the Terms and Conditions of Membership, Access, Subscription, Rules & Regulations & Terms of Use. It also agreed that laws of Republic of India would followed as regards all privacy policy and the user agrees to the same even if they located outside India

Startup Squares respects the privacy of its users on the Site and is committed to protect it in all respects. The information about the user as collected by Startup Squares is: (a) information supplied by users and (b) information automatically tracked while navigation (Information) 

By using Startup Squares’s website or its services, you consent to collection, storage, and use of the personal information you provide (including any changes thereto as provided by you) for any of the services that we offer.

USER INFORMATION

To avail certain sites / services on our websites, users are required to provide certain information for the registration process that may include but not limited to :- a) your name, b) email address, c) sex, d) age, e) PIN code , f) credit card or debit card details g) password etc., and / or your occupation, interests, and the like. The Information as supplied by the users enables us to improve and provide the most appropriate services.

All required information is service dependent and Startup Squares may use the above said user information to, maintain, protect, and improve its services (including advertising services) and for developing new services.

Such information will not be considered as sensitive if it is freely available and accessible in the public domain or is furnished under the Right to Information Act, 2005, any rules made there under or any other law of the Republic of India for the time being in force.

COOKIES

To improve the responsiveness of the site for our users, we may use “cookies”, or similar electronic tools to collect information to assign each visitor a unique, random number as a user identification (User ID) to understand the user’s individual interests using the identified computer. Unless you voluntarily identify yourself (through registration, for example), we will have no way of knowing who you are, even if we assign a cookie to your computer. The only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply. A cookie cannot read data off your hard drive. Our advertisers may also assign their own cookies to your browser (if you click on their ads), a process that we do not control. We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us via website, application or Service though your computer/laptop/netbook or mobile/tablet/pad/handheld device etc.

Information from other Sources

We may receive information about you from other sources, add it to our account information and treat it in accordance with this policy. If you provide information to the platform provider or other partner, whom we provide services, your account information and order information may be passed on to us. We may obtain updated contact information from third parties in order to correct our records and fulfil the Services or to communicate with you

Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence Machine learning Tools, Demographic and Purchase information

We may reference other sources of demographic and other information in order to provide you with more targeted communications and promotions. We use Google Analytics, among others, to track the user behaviour on our website. Google Analytics specifically has been enabled to understand our users’ Demographics and Interests. The reports are anonymous and cannot be associated with any individual personally identifiable information that you may have shared with us. We reserve the right to use Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence Machine learning Tools to process, analyse, interpret and act in a manner as legally possible on the user data, content data, content user data, content reader data, website access data or any other data which is directly or indirectly generated from the access, usage and submissions to the website for any purpose as deemed legal by the laws of Republic of India and the Data Privacy Laws & Personal Data Privacy laws of the Republic of India or any law which will be passed the Government of India as regards the same from time to time.

LINK TO THIRD PARTY SITES

Startupsquares.com includes links to other websites. Such sites are governed by their respective privacy policies, which are beyond our control. Once you leave our servers (you can tell where you are by checking the URL in the location bar on your browser), use of any information you provide is governed by the privacy policy of the operator of the site you are visiting. That policy may differ from ours. If you can’t find the privacy policy of any of these sites via a link from the site’s homepage, you should contact the site directly for more information.

INFORMATION SHARING

Startup Squares shares the sensitive personal information to any third party without obtaining the prior consent of the User in the following limited circumstances:

  • when it is requested or required by law or by any court or governmental agency or authority to disclose, for the purpose of verification of identity, or for the prevention, detection, investigation including cyber incidents, or for prosecution and punishment of offences. These disclosures are made in good faith and belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary for enforcing these Terms; for complying with the applicable laws and regulations;
  • Within its group companies and officers and employees of such group companies for the purpose of processing personal information on its behalf. We also ensure that these recipients of such information agree to process such information based on our instructions and in compliance with this Privacy Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures as per the laws of the Republic of India.

 

INFORMATION SECURITY

We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. These include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, including appropriate encryption and physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data.

All information gathered on Startup Squares’s website is securely stored within the Startup Squares controlled database However, as effective as our security measures are, no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our database, nor can we guarantee that information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet. And, of course, any information you include in a posting to the discussion areas is available to anyone with Internet access.

Any complaints or concerns with regards to content or to report any abuse of laws or breach of these terms may be taken up with the designated grievance officer as mentioned below via post or by sending an email to our Grievance Cell. 

Grievance Redressal

Any complaints or concerns with regards to content or to report any abuse of laws or breach of these terms may be taken up with the designated grievance officer as mentioned below via post or by sending an email to Grievance Cell. The user acknowledges that the only mode of communication would be through emails and that no other method of communication will be used for the same. Any violation of this conditions would mean that user agrees that the company at its own sole discretion can decide not to proceed further since using any other mode is a violation of the terms & conditions to which the user has agreed

All emails shall be addressed to the following person in a civil manner to 

Grievance Officer 

Startup Squares

Email: [email protected]

All disputes if any will be settled by mutual arbitration as per the Indian Arbitration Laws and the venue of the same shall be Bangalore, India. The costs of the arbitration shall be shall shared equally by all parties involved and any dispute about the same shall lie only with High Court of Karnataka and not any other jurisdiction.