Terms of use  (Last Revised on: 21 July 2009)

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE. This Agreement is made between SiliconIndia.com and you as a site visitor and /or Member ("You").

This Agreement set forth the legally binding terms of your use of the SiliconIndia.com website at its services located at URL www.siliconindia.com.

By using and/or visiting this website ("SiliconIndia"), (collectively, including all content available through the SiliconIndia.com domain name, the "SiliconIndia Website", or "Website",) you signify your assent to both these terms and conditions ("Terms of Use") and the terms and conditions of SiliconIndia's Privacy Policy, which are published, and which are incorporated herein for reference. In addition, when using particular services provided by us such as viewing any clips, or participating in any contests, you shall be subject to any additional guidelines or rules applicable to such services. Kindly print these terms of use or save a copy of these terms of service for your records. If you do not agree to any of these terms, then please do not use the SiliconIndia website.

1. The provision governing your use of the SiliconIndia website.

SiliconIndia.com is an online professional networking site and has its principal place InfoConnect Web Technologies India Pvt Ltd. No. 124, 2nd floor, South Block, Surya Chambers Airport Main Road, Murugeshpalya, Bangalore-560017. Phone: + 91.80.43402000 Fax: + 91.80.43402010

You are only authorized to use the SiliconIndia Website (regardless of whether your access or use is intended) if you agree to abide by all applicable laws and to these Terms of Use and the privacy policy referred to in Clause 1 above We reserve the right at any time to: change the terms of this Agreement; change the Services, including eliminating or modifying any content on or feature of the Site; or change/charge any fees or charges for use of the Services. Any changes we make will be effective immediately on notice, which we may give either by posting the new Agreement on the Site or via electronic mail. Your use of the Services after such notice will be deemed acceptance of such changes. Be sure to review this Agreement periodically to ensure your familiarity with the most current version. You will always be able to tell when the version was last updated by checking the "Last Revised" date in the header of this agreement.

Please note that these Terms of Use apply to all Users of the SiliconIndia Website, including Users who are also contributors of video content, information, and other materials or services on the SiliconIndia Website. The SiliconIndia Website may contain links to third party websites that are not owned or controlled by SiliconIndia. SiliconIndia has no control over, and assumes no responsibility for, the content, privacy policies, or practices of any third party websites. In addition, SiliconIndia will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third-party site. By using the Website, you expressly relieve SiliconIndia from any and all liability arising from your use of this Website and any third-party website as aforesaid. Accordingly, we encourage you to be aware when you move out of the SiliconIndia Website and to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of each other website that you visit.

    a. You are solely responsible for the content including without limitation, the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and the like ("Content") that you post on the SiliconIndia Website, and any material or information that you transmit to other Members and for your interactions with other Users. SiliconIndia does not endorse and has no control over the Content. Content is not necessarily reviewed by SiliconIndia prior to posting and does not necessarily reflect the opinions or policies of SiliconIndia. SiliconIndia makes no warranties, express or implied, as to the Content or to the accuracy and reliability of the Content or any material or information that you transmit to other Members.

    b. SiliconIndia hereby grants you permission to use the Website as set forth in these terms of use, provided that: (i) your use of the Website as permitted is solely for your personal, noncommercial use; (ii) you will not copy or distribute any part of the Website in any medium without SiliconIndia's prior written authorization; (iii) you will not alter or modify any part of the Website other than as may be reasonably necessary to use the Website for its intended purpose; and (iv) you will otherwise comply with the terms and conditions of these Terms of Use.

    c. In order to access some features of the Website, you will have to create an account. You may never use another Member's account without permission. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure. You must notify SiliconIndia immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account. Although SiliconIndia will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for the losses of SiliconIndia or others due to such unauthorized use. In consideration of your use of the Site and Services, you agree, where information is requested, to provide true, accurate, current, and complete information about yourself, and to maintain and update it promptly. You agree that if any information you provide is false, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete, we may terminate your use of the Site and/or the Services. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and agree not to transfer your use of or access to the Site or Services to any third party. You are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or user name, including, without limitation, purchases. You agree to (a) immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your password or user name or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. We are not liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with all of the foregoing obligations.

    d. KINDLY NOTE THAT SiliconIndia PROHIBITS PORNOGRAPHY ON ITS SITE. Please choose carefully the information you post on the SiliconIndia Website and that you provide to other Users. Your SiliconIndia profile must not include any photographs containing nudity, or obscene, lewd, excessively violent, harassing, sexually explicit or otherwise objectionable subject matter. STRINGENT PENAL AND CRIMINAL ACTIONS WILL BE INITIATED AGAINST THOSE FOUND INDULGING IN ABOVE REFERRED ACTIVITIES. Any user or member who publishes or transmits or causes to be published in the electronic form, any material which is lascivious or appeals to the prurient interest or if its effect is such as to tend to deprave and corrupt people who are likely, having regard to all relevant circumstances, to read, see or hear the matter contained or embodied in it shall be strictly treated under the provision 67 of the Information Technology Act 2000 http://www.naavi.org/importantlaws/itbill2000/ch11.html and as per the provisions of Indian Penal Code and other appropriate statutes applicable in that scenario. Despite this prohibition, information provided by other Members (for instance, in their profile) may contain inaccurate, inappropriate, offensive or sexually explicit material, products or services, and SiliconIndia assumes no responsibility or liability for this material. If you become aware of misuse of the services provided by SiliconIndia by any person, please contact us at abuse@SiliconIndia.com or click on the "Report Abuse" link located at footer of every page on SiliconIndia.com.


    e. SiliconIndia reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to reject, refuse to post or remove any Content (including private messages) posted by you, or to restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to all or any part of the SiliconIndia Website at any time, for any or no reason, with or without prior notice, and without liability. SiliconIndia expressly reserves the right to remove your profile and/or restrict, suspend, or terminate your access to any part of the SiliconIndia Website if SiliconIndia determines, in its sole discretion, that you pose a threat to SiliconIndia and/or its Users.

    f. Siliconindia users enjoy free and instantaneous self-publishing of tens of thousands of comments and postings each month, subject only to siliconindia Terms of Use and posting guidelines. Users help us keep quality of content high for everyone by reporting any posting that they think does not deserve to be on siliconindia website.

    g. You agree not to use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, "robots," "spiders," "offline readers," etc., that accesses the Website in a manner that sends more request messages to the SiliconIndia servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a convention on-line web browser. Notwithstanding the foregoing, SiliconIndia grants the operators of public search engines permission to use 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. SiliconIndia reserves the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific cases. You agree not to collect or harvest any personally identifiable information, including account names, from the Website, nor to use the communication systems provided by the Website for any commercial solicitation purposes. You agree not to solicit, for commercial purposes, any users of the Website with respect to their User Submissions (defined below).


    h. Below 18
    Use of and membership in the SiliconIndia Website is void where prohibited. By using the SiliconIndia Website, you represent and warrant that (a) you are 18 years of age or above (b) your use of the SiliconIndia Website does not violate any applicable law or regulation. Your profile may be deleted and your membership may be terminated without warning, if we believe that you are less than 18 years of age.

    The Site is NOT directed to or intended for people under the age of 18 (Eighteen). Users less than Eighteen (18) years of age may not register to use the Site. SiliconIndia does not knowingly collect any personal information from users under the age of eighteen. If you are a parent of a person under the age of eighteen and you have questions about our Site or Privacy Policy, please feel free to contact the SiliconIndia Privacy Coordinator at privacy@SiliconIndia.com.

    These Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect while you use the SiliconIndia Website or continue to be a Member. You may terminate your membership at any time, by simply writing in at letmeout@SiliconIndia.com. SiliconIndia may terminate your membership at any time, without warning. Even after membership is terminated, these Terms of Use will remain in effect and continue to bind you accordingly.

    i. You acknowledge that SiliconIndia reserves the right to charge for the services on the SiliconIndia Website and to change its fees from time to time at its discretion. If SiliconIndia terminates your membership because you have breached these Terms of Use, you shall not be entitled to the refund of any unused portion of subscription fees.

    j. The SiliconIndia Website including the services provided on the Website are for the personal use of Members only and may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors except those that are specifically endorsed or approved by SiliconIndia. Illegal and/or unauthorized use of the SiliconIndia Website, including collecting usernames and/or email addresses of Members by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email or unauthorized framing of or linking to the SiliconIndia Website is prohibited. Commercial advertisements, affiliate links, and other forms of solicitation may be removed from Member profiles without notice and may result in termination of membership privileges. Appropriate legal action will be taken for any illegal or unauthorized use of the SiliconIndia services.



2. Intellectual property rights

The content on the SiliconIndia Website, except all User Submissions (as defined below), including without limitation, the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and the like ("Content") and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein ("Marks"), are owned by or licensed to SiliconIndia, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under Indian laws and conventions. Content on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use only and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the respective owners and SiliconIndia. SiliconIndia reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Website and the Content. You agree not to engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the Content other than expressly permitted herein, including any use, copying, or distribution of User Submissions of third parties obtained through the Website for any commercial purposes. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security related features of the SiliconIndia Website or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the SiliconIndia Website or the Content therein.


3. Important usage conditions and related provisions

  • The SiliconIndia Website may now or in the future permit the submission of videos or other communications submitted by you and other users ("User Submissions") and the hosting, sharing, and/or publishing of such User Submissions. You understand that whether or not such User Submissions are published, SiliconIndia does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any submissions.

  • You shall be solely responsible for your own User Submissions and the consequences of posting or publishing them. In connection with User Submissions, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that:

    1. You own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize SiliconIndia to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all User Submissions to enable inclusion and use of the User Submissions in the manner contemplated by the Website and these terms of use; and
    2. You have the written consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person in the User Submission to use the name or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual person to enable inclusion and use of the User Submissions in the manner contemplated by the Website and these terms of use. For clarity, you retain all of your ownership rights in your User Submissions. However, by submitting the User Submissions to SiliconIndia, you hereby grant SiliconIndia a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicense-able and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the User Submissions in connection with the SiliconIndia Website and SiliconIndia's (and its successor's) business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the SiliconIndia Website (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels. You also hereby grant each user of the SiliconIndia Website a non-exclusive license to access your User Submissions through the Website, and to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display and perform such User Submissions as permitted through the functionality of the Website and under these terms of use.


  • In connection with User Submissions, you further agree that you will not:

    1. Submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have written permission from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant SiliconIndia all of the license rights granted herein;
    2. Publish falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage SiliconIndia or any third party;
    3. Submit material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, scandalous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate any law, or is otherwise inappropriate;
    4. Post advertisements or solicitations of business:
    5. Impersonate another user.


    SiliconIndia does not endorse any User Submission or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and SiliconIndia expressly disclaim any and all liability in connection with User Submissions. SiliconIndia does not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on its Website and SiliconIndia will remove all Content and User Submissions if properly notified that such Content or User Submission infringes on another's intellectual property rights. SiliconIndia reserves the right to remove Content and User Submissions without prior notice. SiliconIndia will also terminate a User's access to its Website, if they are determined to be a repeat infringer. A repeat infringer (except in the case of pornographic content) is a User who has been notified of infringing activity more than twice and/or has had a User Submission removed from the Website more than twice.

    SiliconIndia also reserves the right to decide whether Content or a User Submission is appropriate and complies with these Terms of Use for violations other than copyright infringement and violations of intellectual property law, such as, but not limited to, pornography, obscene, scandalous or defamatory material, of excessive length. SiliconIndia may remove such User Submissions and/or terminate a User's access for uploading such material in violation of these Terms of Use at any time, without prior notice and at its sole discretion.

  • In particular, if you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe that any User Submission or other content infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification of the same to copyright@SiliconIndia.com with the following information in writing:

    1. A physical or electronic signature of a user authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed;
    2. 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;
    3. 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 the service provider to locate the material;
    4. Information reasonably sufficient to permit the service provider to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail;
    5. 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; and
    6. A statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalties of misrepresentation and other applicable laws, that you are authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed.


  • You understand that when using the SiliconIndia Website, you will be exposed to User Submissions from a variety of sources, and that SiliconIndia is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such User Submissions. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to User Submissions that are inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against Website with respect thereto, and agree to indemnify and hold SiliconIndia, its owners/operators, affiliates, and/or licensors, harmless to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to your use of the site.


  • SiliconIndia permits you to link to materials on the Website for personal, non-commercial purposes only. In addition, SiliconIndia provides an "Embeddable Player" feature, which you may incorporate into your own personal, non-commercial websites for use in accessing the materials on the SiliconIndia Website, provided that you include a prominent link back to the SiliconIndia Website on the pages containing the Embeddable Player. SiliconIndia reserves the right to discontinue any aspect of the SiliconIndia Website at any time.

  • The following is a partial list of the kind of Content that is illegal or prohibited to post on or through the SiliconIndia services. SiliconIndia reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who, in SiliconIndia's sole discretion, violates this provision, including without limitation, removing the offending communication from the SiliconIndia Website and terminating the membership of such violators. Prohibited Content includes, but is not limited to Content that, in the sole discretion of SiliconIndia:

    1. is patently offensive and promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
    2. harasses or advocates harassment of another user;
    3. exploits people in a sexual or violent manner;
    4. contains nudity, violence, or offensive subject matter or contains a link to an adult website;
    5. solicits personal information from anyone under 18;
    6. provides any telephone numbers, addresses, last names, urls or email addresses;
    7. promotes information that you know is false or misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous;
    8. promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's copyrighted work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files;
    9. involves the transmission of "junk mail," "chain letters," or unsolicited mass mailing, instant messaging, "spimming," or "spamming";"phishing"
    10. contains restricted or password only access pages or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);
    11. furthers or promotes any criminal activity or enterprise or provides instructional information about illegal activities including, but not limited to making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses;
    12. 12. solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users;
    13. involves commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, or pyramid schemes;
    14. includes a photograph of another person that you have posted without that person's consent; or
    15. for band and filmmaker profiles, uses sexually suggestive imagery or any other unfair, misleading or deceptive Content intended to draw traffic to the profile.
    16. criminal or tortures activity, including child pornography, fraud, trafficking in obscene material, drug dealing, gambling, harassment, stalking, spamming, sending of viruses or other harmful files, copyright infringement, patent infringement, or theft of trade secrets;
    17. advertising to, or solicitation of, any Member to buy or sell any products or services through the SiliconIndia services. You may not transmit any chain letters or junk email to other Members. It is also a violation of these rules to use any information obtained from the SiliconIndia Website in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any Member without their prior explicit consent. In order to protect our Members from such advertising or solicitation, SiliconIndia.com reserves the right to restrict the number of emails which a Member may send to other Members in any 24-hour period to a number which SiliconIndia deems appropriate in its sole discretion. If you breach any provisions of these Terms of Use and send unsolicited bulk email, instant messages or other unsolicited communications of any kind through the SiliconIndia Website, you acknowledge that you will have caused substantial harm to SiliconIndia, but that the amount of such harm would be extremely difficult to ascertain.
    18. covering or obscuring the banner advertisements on your personal profile page, or any SiliconIndia page via HTML/CSS or any other means;
    19. any automated use of the system, such as using scripts to add friends or send comments or messages;
    20. interfering with, disrupting, or creating an undue burden on the SiliconIndia Website or the networks or services connected to SiliconIndia;
    21. attempting to impersonate another Member or person;
    22. 22. for band profiles, copying your SiliconIndia code and embedding it into other profiles or asking other Members to embed it into their profiles;
    23. using the account, username, or password of another Member at any time or disclosing your password to any third party or permitting any third party to access your account;
    24. selling or otherwise transferring your profile;
    25. using any information obtained from the SiliconIndia Website in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person;
    26. displaying an advertisement on your profile, or accepting payment or anything of value from a third person in exchange for your performing any commercial activity on or through the SiliconIndia Website on behalf of that person, such as placing commercial content on your profile, posting blogs or bulletins with a commercial purpose, selecting a profile with a commercial purpose, or sending private messages with a commercial purpose; or
    27. using the SiliconIndia Website in a manner inconsistent with any and all applicable laws and regulations.
  • You are solely responsible for your interactions with other SiliconIndia Members. SiliconIndia reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Members.

  • Use of the SiliconIndia Website is also governed by our privacy policy, which is incorporated into these Terms of Use by this reference.

  • In accessing the Portal and the material or content made available by SiliconIndia via the Portal, you agree that you do so only for your own personal, non-commercial use. You agree to use the Portal and Services only for lawful purposes, and in a manner which does not infringe the rights of, or restrict or inhibit the use and enjoyment of the Portal or Services by, any third party.


    You hereby confirm undertake and agree that:-

    1. You are 18 years of age or above

    2. You are solely responsible for all the content that you upload on SiliconIndia and all activities that occur under your password or user name.

    3. You will not upload any infringing or potentially infringing content, any illegal content or any prohibited content or any content that violates any laws or any right of any party.

    4. We may terminate your use of the Site and/or the Services at any time if you breach any of these terms of use or our general terms of use or at our sole discretion if we have reason to believe that your use of the Service is causing us prejudice or to the other users.

    5. You shall comply with laws as applicable from time to time regarding the usage of our website ; obey any codes of conduct or other notices we provide; keep your service account password secret; and promptly notify us if you learn of a security breach related to the service.
    6. The website and all its features are made available to you on an 'AS IS' basis for your information and personal use only and you have no right to commercially exploit the website or any feature of the website.
    7. SiliconIndia disclaims all warranties, express or implied, in connection with the website and your use thereof.
    8. You and the original owner of the mobile device undertake to indemnify and hold harmless SiliconIndia from and against any /all claims, in consequence of your actions while using our website or any part thereof.
    9. Any legal issues in this context will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Mumbai.
    10. You agree to waive your rights with reference to the "Do Not Call Registry" so as to enable us to render our services
    11. You shall adhere to the terms and conditions of your mobile service provider while accessing our services.
    12. You hereby accept that you have perused our detailed terms of use available on our website to understand the terms and conditions concerning the usage of our website.
    13. You will use your best efforts to notify us of any illegal use of our website by any user, which may include the hosting by any user of any prohibitory, illegal or infringing or potentially infringing content on our website. However your inability for any reason not to notify us will not render you liable for the termination of our services.



    5. Disclaimers

    YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE SiliconIndia WEBSITE SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, SiliconIndia, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE WEBSITE AND YOUR USE THEREOF. SiliconIndia MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THIS SITE'S CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITES LINKED TO THIS SITE AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR WEBSITE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR WEBSITE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) 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, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE SiliconIndia WEBSITE. SiliconIndia DOES NOT WARRANT,

    ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE SiliconIndia WEBSITE OR ANY HYPERLINKED WEBSITE OR FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING, AND SiliconIndia WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS WITH THE PURCHASE OF A PRODUCT OR SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE.

    INCLUSION OF ANY LINKED WEBSITE ON THE SiliconIndia WEBSITE DOES NOT IMPLY APPROVAL OR ENDORSEMENT OF THE LINKED WEBSITE BY SiliconIndia. WHEN YOU ACCESS THESE THIRD-PARTY SITES, YOU DO SO AT YOUR OWN RISK. SiliconIndia TAKES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR THIRD PARTY ADVERTISEMENTS WHICH ARE POSTED ON THE SiliconIndia WEBSITE OR THROUGH THE SiliconIndia SERVICES, NOR DOES IT TAKE ANY RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE GOODS OR SERVICES PROVIDED BY ITS ADVERTISERS. SiliconIndia IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONDUCT, WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE, OF ANY USER OF THE SiliconIndia SERVICES. SiliconIndia ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMMUNICATIONS LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION OR UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, OR ALTERATION OF, ANY USER OR MEMBER COMMUNICATION. SiliconIndia IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY PROBLEMS OR TECHNICAL MALFUNCTION OF ANY TELEPHONE NETWORK OR LINES, COMPUTER ONLINE SYSTEMS, SERVERS OR PROVIDERS, COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE, FAILURE OF ANY EMAIL OR PLAYERS DUE TO TECHNICAL PROBLEMS OR TRAFFIC CONGESTION ON THE INTERNET OR ON ANY OF THE SiliconIndia SERVICES OR COMBINATION THEREOF, INCLUDING ANY INJURY OR DAMAGE TO USERS OR TO ANY PERSON'S COMPUTER RELATED TO OR RESULTING FROM PARTICIPATION IN CONNECTION WITH THE SiliconIndia SERVICES. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL SiliconIndia BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE, INCLUDING PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH, RESULTING FROM USE OF THE SiliconIndia SERVICES, ATTENDANCE AT A SiliconIndia EVENT, FROM ANY CONTENT POSTED ON OR THROUGH THE SiliconIndia SERVICES, OR FROM THE CONDUCT OF ANY USERS OF THE SiliconIndia SERVICES, WHETHER ONLINE OR OFFLINE. THE SiliconIndia SERVICES ARE PROVIDED "AS-IS" AND AS AVAILABLE AND SiliconIndia EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. SiliconIndia CANNOT GUARANTEE AND DOES NOT PROMISE ANY SPECIFIC RESULTS FROM USE OF THE SiliconIndia SERVICES.
    Disclaimer Regarding Comments:
    Messages posted on this Web site under the 'Comments' area are solely the opinions of those who have posted them and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Infoconnect Web Technologies India Pvt Ltd or its site www.siliconindia.com. Gossip, mud slinging and malicious attacks on individuals and organizations are strictly prohibited. Infoconnect Web Technologies India Pvt Ltd can not be held responsible for errors or omissions in content, nor for the authenticity of the user/company name or email addresses associated with posted messages. Infoconnect Web Technologies India Pvt Ltd reserves the right to edit or remove messages containing inappropriate language or any other material that could be construed as libelous, potentially libelous, or otherwise offensive or inappropriate.Infoconnect Web Technologies India Pvt Ltd do not endorse the products and services or any other offerings mentioned in these messages.


    6. Limitation of liability

    IN NO EVENT SHALL SiliconIndia, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF CONTENT, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR WEBSITE, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM OUR WEBSITE, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE SiliconIndia WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT THE COMPANY IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.

    YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT SiliconIndia SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR USER SUBMISSIONS OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.

    The Website is controlled and offered by SiliconIndia from its facilities in India. SiliconIndia makes no representations that the SiliconIndia Website is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access or use the SiliconIndia Website from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and are responsible for compliance with applicable laws.


    7. Indemnity

    You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless SiliconIndia, its parent corporation, officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to the SiliconIndia Website; (ii) your violation of any term of these Terms of Use; (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; or (iv) any claim that one of your User Submissions caused damage to a third party. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms of Use and your use of the SiliconIndia Website.


    8. Ability to accept terms of use


    You affirm that you are either more than 18 years of age, or an emancipated minor, or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms of Use, and to abide by and comply with these Terms of Use.


    9. Assignment

    These Terms of Use, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by SiliconIndia without restriction.


    10. General

    You agree that: (i) the SiliconIndia Website shall be deemed solely based in India; (ii) the section titles in this Agreement are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect; (iii) nothing in these Terms of Use shall be deemed to constitute a partnership or a joint venture between the you and SiliconIndia. Nothing contained in these Terms of Use shall constitute you as the agent of SiliconIndia or otherwise entitle you to have authority to bind SiliconIndia for any purpose. and (iv) any claim or dispute between you and SiliconIndia that arises in whole or in part from the SiliconIndia Website shall be decided exclusively by a court of competent jurisdiction located in Mumbai, India. You and SiliconIndia shall be bound to submit all disputes howsoever arising out of or in connection with the use of the SiliconIndia Website to arbitration to one (1) arbitrator nominated and appointed by SiliconIndia. The arbitration shall in all matters be governed by the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. The place of arbitration shall be Mumbai, India. The language to be used in the arbitration proceedings shall be English. The award of the arbitration proceedings .will be final and binding on both you and SiliconIndia to the extent permissible in law. These Terms of Use together with the privacy policy and any other legal notices published by SiliconIndia on the SiliconIndia Website, shall constitute the entire agreement between you and SiliconIndia concerning the SiliconIndia Website. If any provision(s) of these Terms of Use are deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision(s) shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Use, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any of these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and SiliconIndia's failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. SiliconIndia reserves the right to amend these Terms of Use at any time and without notice, and it is your responsibility to review these Terms of Use for any changes. Your use of the SiliconIndia Website following any amendment of these Terms of Use will signify your assent to and acceptance of its revised terms. YOU AND SiliconIndia AGREE THAT ANY CAUSE OF ACTION ARISING OUT OF OR RELATED TO THE SiliconIndia WEBSITE MUST COMMENCE WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES. OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.

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