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Terms of Service for Website

We, UNAKRITI (“Unakriti | Tap your avatars”, “we”, “us”, “ours”) are the owners of the website at (“Website”). Scale Indigo offers literary merchandise (books) and content services such as blog posts and business reviews.

Please read this Agreement carefully before accessing or using our website. By accessing or using any part of our website, you agree to become bound by the Terms of this Agreement. If you do not agree to all the Terms of this Agreement, then you may not access or use any of our website’s services. Certain features of and services offered on the website may be subject to additional guidelines, terms, or rules, which will be posted on the Site in connection with such features and services. All such additional terms, guidelines, and rules are incorporated by reference into these Terms. If these Terms are considered an offer by us, acceptance is expressly limited to these Terms.

Requirements and Relationship

Our website’s services are not directed to children. Access to and use of our website is only for those over the age of 13 (or 16 in the European Union). If you are younger than this, you may not register for or use our services that require an account. Any person who registers as a user or provides their personal information to our website represents that they are 13 years of age or older (16 years or older in the European Union).

Additionally, any person who makes a payment using our website to buy our merchandise or to hire our services or provides their personal information to our website to seek professional help represents that they are 18 years of age or older.

These Terms describe the legally binding terms and conditions that oversee your use of the website and our services. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision.

You hereby release and forever discharge us and our officers, employees, agents, successors, and assigns from, and hereby waive and relinquish, each and every past, present and future dispute, claim, controversy, demand, right, obligation, liability, action, and cause of action of every kind and nature, that has arisen or arises directly or indirectly out of, or that relates directly or indirectly to, the website.

Your relationship with us is that of an independent contractor, and neither party is an agent or partner of the other. These Terms, and your rights and obligations herein, may not be assigned, subcontracted, delegated, or otherwise transferred by you without our’ prior written consent, and any attempted assignment, subcontract, delegation, or transfer in violation of the foregoing will be null and void.

i. Registrations and User Accounts

  • For you to use certain features of the website or the services offered therein, you have to start an account and/or provide information about yourself. You warrant that: (a) all required registration information you submit is truthful, up-to-date and accurate; (b) you will maintain the accuracy of such information. You may request the deletion of your account at any time by writing to us. At its sole discretion, we may suspend or terminate your account without prior notice.
  • You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your Account login information and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your Account. You approve to immediately notify us of any unauthorized use, or suspected unauthorized use of your Account. We cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the above requirements.

ii. Access to the Website

  • Subject to these Terms, we grant you a non-transferable, non-exclusive, revocable, limited license to access the website solely for your own personal, noncommercial use.
  • The rights approved to you in these Terms are subject to the following restrictions: (a) you shall not sell, rent, lease, transfer, assign, distribute, host, or otherwise commercially exploit the website; (b) you shall not change, make derivative works of, disassemble, reverse compile or reverse engineer any part of the website; (c) you shall not access the website in order to build a similar or competitive website; and (d) except as expressly stated herein, no part of the website may be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means unless otherwise indicated, any future release, update, or other addition to functionality of the website shall be subject to these Terms. All copyright and other proprietary notices on the webite must be retained on all copies thereof.
  • We reserve the right to change, suspend, or cease the website with or without notice to you. You approve that we will not be held liable to you or any third-party for any change, interruption, or termination of the website or any part.
    You agree that we will have no obligation to provide you with any support in connection with the website.
  • All the intellectual property rights, including copyrights, patents, trademarks, and trade secrets, in the website and its content are owned by us. Note that these Terms and access to the website do not give you any rights, title or interest in or to any intellectual property rights, except for the limited access rights expressed in Section 2. We reserve all rights not granted in these Terms.

iii. User Content

  • “User Content” means any and all information and content that a user submits to the website. You are exclusively responsible for your User Content. You bear all risks associated with the use of your User Content. You hereby certify that your User Content does not violate our Acceptable Use Policy. You may not represent or imply to others that your User Content is in any way provided, sponsored or endorsed by us. Because you alone are responsible for your User Content, you may expose yourself to liability. We are not obliged to backup any User Content that you post; also, your User Content may be deleted at any time without prior notice to you. You are solely responsible for making your own backup copies of your User Content if you desire.
  • You hereby grant to us an irreversible, nonexclusive, royalty-free and fully-paid, worldwide license to reproduce, distribute, publicly display and perform, prepare derivative works of, incorporate into other works, and otherwise use and exploit your User Content, and to grant sublicenses of the foregoing rights, solely for the purposes of including your User Content on the website. You hereby irreversibly waive any claims and assertions of moral rights or attribution with respect to your User Content.
  • We reserve the right to review any User Content, and to investigate and/or take appropriate action against you in our sole discretion if you violate the Acceptable Use Policy or any other provision of these Terms or otherwise create liability for us or any other person. Such action may include removing or modifying your User Content, terminating your Account, and/or reporting you to law enforcement authorities.
  • If you provide us with any feedback or suggestions regarding the website, you hereby assign to us all rights in such Feedback and agree that we shall have the right to use and fully exploit such Feedback and related information in any manner it believes appropriate. We will treat any Feedback you provide to us as non-confidential and non-proprietary.
  • Each website user is solely responsible for any and all of its own User Content and conduct with other users. Because we do not control all User Content, you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for any User Content, whether provided by you or by others. You agree that we will not be responsible for any loss or damage incurred as the result of any such interactions. If there is a dispute between you and any website user, we are under no obligation to become involved.

iv. Acceptable Use Policy

  • You agree not to use the website to collect, upload, transmit, display, or distribute any User Content (i) that violates any third-party right or any intellectual property or proprietary right; (ii) that is unlawful, harassing, abusive, tortious, threatening, harmful, invasive of another’s privacy, vulgar, defamatory, false, intentionally misleading, trade libelous, pornographic, obscene, patently offensive, promotes racism, bigotry, hatred, or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual; (iii) that is harmful to minors in any way; or (iv) that is in violation of any law, regulation, or obligations or restrictions imposed by any third party.
  • In addition, you agree not to: (i) upload, transmit, or distribute to or through the website any software intended to damage or alter a computer system or data; (ii) send through the website unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, junk mail, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes, or any other form of duplicative or unsolicited messages; (iii) use the website to harvest, collect, gather or assemble information or data regarding other users without their consent; (iv) interfere with, disrupt, or create an undue burden on servers or networks connected to the website, or violate the regulations, policies or procedures of such networks; (v) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the website, whether through password mining or any other means; (vi) harass or interfere with any other user’s use and enjoyment of the website; or (vi) use software or automated agents or scripts to produce multiple accounts on the website, or to generate automated searches, requests, or queries to the website.

v. Intellectual Property Policy

  • We reserve all rights on the website’s Copyright/Trademark Information. All trademarks, logos and service marks displayed on the website are our property or the property of other third-parties. You are not permitted to use these Marks without our prior written consent or the consent of such third party which may own the Marks.
  • We respects the intellectual property of others and asks that users of our website do the same. In connection with our website, we have adopted and implemented a policy respecting copyright law that provides for the removal of any infringing materials and for the termination of users of our online website who are repeated infringers of intellectual property rights, including copyrights. If you believe that one of our users is, through the use of our website, unlawfully infringing the copyright(s) in a work, and wish to have the allegedly infringing material removed, the following information in the form of a written notification must be provided to the designated Grievance Officer:
  • your physical or electronic signature;
  • identification of the copyrighted work(s) that you claim to have been infringed;
  • identification of the material on our services that you claim is infringing and that you request us to remove;
  • sufficient information to permit us to locate such material;
  • your address, telephone number, and e-mail address;
  • a statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the objectionable material is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or under the law; and
  • a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are either the owner of the copyright that has allegedly been infringed or that you are authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.
  • Please note that any misrepresentation of material fact in a written notification automatically subjects the complaining party to liability for damages, costs and attorney’s fees incurred by us in connection with the written notification and allegation of copyright infringement.

vi. Engaging with website’s features

The following applies to all users seeking to add a business, add a business review, publish on the website, review a book, take an interview, or to enter a contest.

  • Duplicate business (post type: places) entries will be rejected
  • Copyrights to the images submitted with a business listing or reviews must be clearly stated
  • Post contributors must submit original stories only (not published anywhere else)
  • A post or an interview submission is subject to quality checks and does not guarantee publishing
  • Only published articles are eligible to win contest prizes
  • No cash equivalent will be offered in substitution of contest-prizes
  • All submissions must follow our submission guidelines
  • All contest-related entries must follow the submission dates (when specified)
  • We reserve the right to edit your article/s and to replace or omit images
  • We reserves the right to remove or retain all published content on our website
  • We reserves the right to change or alter the rules, method of submission and/or contest rules without prior notification
  • Promotions run by us on 3rd party social media platforms (such as but not limited to Facebook or Twitter) are not sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with said third parties
  • Our decision shall be final as to all submissions including those made for contests

vii. Third-Party Links, Advertising, and Affiliate Partners

The website may contain links to third-party websites and services, and/or display advertisements for third-parties. Such Third-Party Links & Ads are not under our control, and we are not responsible for any Third-Party Links & Ads. We provide access to these Third-Party Links & Ads only as a convenience to you and does not review, approve, monitor, endorse, warrant, or make any representations with respect to Third-Party Links & Ads. You use all Third-Party Links & Ads at your own risk and should apply a suitable level of caution and discretion in doing so. When you click on any of the Third-Party Links & Ads, the applicable third party’s terms and policies apply, including the third party’s privacy and data gathering practices.

Some of the advertisers and affiliate partners on our website may use cookies and web beacons. Each of our advertising and affiliate partners may have their own terms of service, terms of use, and privacy policy for their website.

viii. Disclaimers and No Liability

  • The website is provided on an “as-is” and “as available” basis, and we and our suppliers expressly disclaim any and all warranties and conditions of any kind, whether express, implied, or statutory, including all warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, quiet enjoyment, accuracy, or non-infringement. We and our suppliers make no guarantee that the website will meet your requirements, will be available on an uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free basis, or will be accurate, reliable, free of viruses or other harmful code, complete, legal, or safe.
  • You agree to indemnify and hold us and its officers, employees, and agents harmless, including costs and attorneys’ fees, from any claim or demand made by any third-party due to or arising out of (a) your use of the website, (b) your violation of these Terms, (c) your violation of applicable laws or regulations or (d) your User Content.
  • In no event shall we be liable to you or any third-party for any lost profits, lost data, costs of procurement of substitute products, or any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages arising from or relating to these terms or your use of, or incapability to use the website even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Access to and use of the website is at your own discretion and risk, and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your device or computer system, or loss of data resulting therefrom.

ix. Payment Conditions, Refunds, and Replacements

Any payments made on the website are processed by standard third-party processor such as Stripe or Razorpay. We do not store your payment card information on our website.

All orders are eligible for free delivery anywhere in India. We use reliable public postal services, such as India Post’s Registered Post and Speed Post, or private couriers to fulfil orders. The estimated delivery time is 2 Weeks.

All payments towards buying our merchandise or services are non-refundable.

If a product is delivered to you in unusable condition, please click photographs of the same, with the original packing. When you share the pictures with us, we will arrange to deliver a replacement product.

x. Terms and Termination

These Terms will remain in full force and effect while you use the website and the services offered therein. We may suspend or terminate your rights to use certain or all website features and/or services offered therein at any time for any reason at our sole discretion, including for any use of the website or services in violation of these Terms. Upon termination of your rights under these Terms, your Account and right to access and use certain features of the website will terminate immediately. You understand that any termination of your Account may involve deletion of your User Content associated with your Account from our live databases. We will not have any liability whatsoever to you for any termination of your rights under these Terms.

xi. Jurisdiction and Grievance Officer

If you choose to visit the website, your use of the website and/or its business services is subject to these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. In addition to the foregoing, any disputes arising under this Policy shall be governed by the laws of India and adjudicated at registered address (Aurangabad, Maharashtra, India) of this website and not at any other place. In accordance with the Indian Information Technology Act 2000 and rules made thereunder, the name and contact details of the Grievance Officer are provided below:

Mr. Abhijeet Deshpande,

IB#14, Kasliwal Marvel (West),

Satara Parisar, Beed By-Pass,

Aurangabad- 431005,

Maharashtra, India,

Email: [email protected]

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