Terms of Use

These Terms of Service ("Terms") govern your access to and use of the services, including our various websites, SMS, APIs, email notifications, applications, buttons, and widgets, (the "Services" or "Indian-Music.com"), and any information, text, graphics, photos or other materials uploaded, downloaded or appearing on the Services (collectively referred to as "Content"). Your access to and use of the Services are conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. By accessing or using the Services you agree to be bound by these Terms.

1. Basic Terms

You are responsible for your use of the Services, for any Content you post to the Services, and for any consequences thereof. The Content you submit, post, or display will be able to be viewed by other users of the Services and through third party services and websites (go to the account settings page to control who sees your Content). You should only provide Content that you are comfortable sharing with others under these Terms.

You may use the Services only if you can form a binding contract with Indian-Music.com and are not a person barred from receiving services under Indian Law or other applicable jurisdiction. If you are accepting these Terms and using the Services on behalf of a company, organization, government, or other legal entity, you represent and warrant that you are authorized to do so. You may use the Services only in compliance with these Terms and all applicable local, state, national, and international laws, rules and regulations.

The Services that Indian-Music.com provides are always evolving and the form and nature of the Services that Indian-Music.com provides may change from time to time without prior notice to you. In addition, Indian-Music.com may stop (permanently or temporarily) providing the Services (or any features within the Services) to you or to users generally and may not be able to provide you with prior notice. We also retain the right to create limits on use and storage at our sole discretion at any time without prior notice to you.

The Services may include advertisements, which may be targeted to the Content or information on the Services, queries made through the Services, or other information. The types and extent of advertising by Indian-Music.com on the Services are subject to change. In consideration for Indian-Music.com granting you access to and use of the Services, you agree that Indian-Music.com and its third party providers and partners may place such advertising on the Services or in connection with the display of Content or information from the Services whether submitted by you or others.

2. Privacy

Any information that you provide to Indian-Music.com is subject to our Privacy Policy, which governs our collection and use of your information. You understand that through your use of the Services you consent to the collection and use (as set forth in the Privacy Policy) of this information, including the transfer of this information to the United States and/or other countries for storage, processing and use by Indian-Music.com. As part of providing you the Services, we may need to provide you with certain communications, such as service announcements and administrative messages. These communications are considered part of the Services and your Indian-Music.com account, which you may not be able to opt-out from receiving.

3. Username Policy (includes profile names appearing in URL)

Indian-Music.com has a strict username or profile name policy.

Below are few rules for you to follow:

  • Distinctive: Username which are distinctive has its own advantage. It avoids any confusion between other users and issues which may arise. We recommend you to choose a name which is unique and identifies you individually.
  • Activity: We monitor login activity of the user and make sure inactive usernames or profiles are deleted. This will avoid blocking of names and help other users to use the names available. If we notice that an account is found to be inactive for certain time, we may delete the account without notice.
  • Band Names: Do not use usernames or profile names which relate to a brand or product which you do not own. This is not only trademark infringing but also forces us to suspend the account or profile if we are notified by the trademark owner.
Impersonation

Posing as a different user is called impersonation and is not allowed in Indian-Music.com. We consider impersonation a serious violation of our guidelines

Avoid the following

  • usernames or profile names similar to an artist name, orchestra group, band, product, brand, trademark or company
  • posing as someone when posting in discussions, comments, lyrics or any other section of Indian-Music.com

If you come across any usernames or profile names violating the rules or impersonating someone, please report to contact@indian-music.com. We will delete these profiles once we verify the claim and contact information of the owner.

Trademark

Avoid username or profile name containing trademark of someone else. If you intentionally create a profile with content matching the trademark owner's content to confuse the users, we consider it as infringing and may delete your account.
We recommend trademark owners to contact us by email at contact@indian-music.com for reporting any trademark related usernames or profile names. However, we do not mediate or talk to the user on your behalf and recommend you to do so directly with the user.

Changing Usernames / Profile names

Usernames or profile names can be changed at Indian-Music.com. However, the maximum number of times you can change your username or profile name is limited to 3.

Inappropriate Usernames / Profile names
  • Usernames that are inappropriate may be blocked. These names include an attempt to use words such as a company or group name, or names that are intended to disrupt.
  • Promotional usernames that are used to promote a group or company where you are not the owner or has right to use the name.
  • Misleading usernames that may give the impression that the user or profile has authority it does not have. Usernames should not contain the terms "administrator", "bureaucrat", "steward", "checkuser", "oversight", "developer", "bot" or similar terms meaning the same thing like "admin", "sysop" or "moderator". Indian-Music.com accounts with offensive usernames or profile names will be deleted without any notice to the user.
4. Passwords

You are responsible for safeguarding the password that you use to access the Services and for any activities or actions under your password. We encourage you to use "strong" passwords (passwords that use a combination of upper and lower case letters, numbers and symbols) with your account. Indian-Music.com cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with the above.

5. Content on the Services

All Content, whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, is the sole responsibility of the person who originated such Content. We may not monitor or control the Content posted via the Services and, we cannot take responsibility for such Content. Any use or reliance on any Content or materials posted via the Services or obtained by you through the Services is at your own risk.

We do not endorse, support, represent or guarantee the completeness, truthfulness, accuracy, or reliability of any Content or communications posted via the Services or endorse any opinions expressed via the Services. You understand that by using the Services, you may be exposed to Content that might be offensive, harmful, inaccurate or otherwise inappropriate, or in some cases, postings that have been mislabeled or are otherwise deceptive. Under no circumstances will Indian-Music.com be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or 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 Services or broadcast elsewhere.

6. Your Rights

You retain your rights to any Content you submit, post or display on or through the Services. By submitting, posting or displaying Content on or through the Services, you grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, publish, transmit, display and distribute such Content in any and all media or distribution methods (now known or later developed).

You agree that this license includes the right for Indian-Music.com to provide, promote, and improve the Services and to make Content submitted to or through the Services available to other companies, organizations or individuals who partner with Indian-Music.com for the syndication, broadcast, distribution or publication of such Content on other media and services, subject to our terms and conditions for such Content use.

Such additional uses by Indian-Music.com, or other companies, organizations or individuals who partner with Indian-Music.com, may be made with no compensation paid to you with respect to the Content that you submit, post, transmit or otherwise make available through the Services.

We may modify or adapt your Content in order to transmit, display or distribute it over computer networks and in various media and/or make changes to your Content as are necessary to conform and adapt that Content to any requirements or limitations of any networks, devices, services or media.

You are responsible for your use of the Services, for any Content you provide, and for any consequences thereof, including the use of your Content by other users and our third party partners. You understand that your Content may be syndicated, broadcast, distributed, or published by our partners and if you do not have the right to submit Content for such use, it may subject you to liability. Indian-Music.com will not be responsible or liable for any use of your Content by Indian-Music.com in accordance with these Terms. You represent and warrant that you have all the rights, power and authority necessary to grant the rights granted herein to any Content that you submit.

7. Your License To Use the Services

Indian-Music.com gives you a personal, worldwide, royalty-free, non-assignable and non-exclusive license to use the software that is provided to you by Indian-Music.com as part of the Services. This license is for the sole purpose of enabling you to use and enjoy the benefit of the Services as provided by Indian-Music.com, in the manner permitted by these Terms.

8. Indian-Music.com Rights

All right, title, and interest in and to the Services (excluding Content provided by users) are and will remain the exclusive property of Indian-Music.com and its licensors. The Services are protected by copyright, trademark, and other Indian Laws. Nothing in the Terms gives you a right to use Indian-Music.com name or any of the Indian-Music.com trademarks, logos, domain names, and other distinctive brand features. Any feedback, comments, or suggestions you may provide regarding Indian-Music.com, or the Services is entirely voluntary and we will be free to use such feedback, comments or suggestions as we see fit and without any obligation to you.

9. Restrictions on Content and Use of the Services

We reserve the right at all times (but will not have an obligation) to remove or refuse to distribute any Content on the Services, to suspend or terminate users, and to reclaim usernames without liability to you. We also reserve the right to access, read, preserve, and disclose any information as we reasonably believe is necessary to (i) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, (ii) enforce the Terms, including investigation of potential violations hereof, (iii) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, (iv) respond to user support requests, or (v) protect the rights, property or safety of Indian-Music.com, its users and the public.

You may not do any of the following while accessing or using the Services: (i) access, tamper with, or use non-public areas of the Services, Indian-Music.com computer systems, or the technical delivery systems of Indian-Music.com providers; (ii) probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any system or network or breach or circumvent any security or authentication measures; (iii) access or search or attempt to access or search the Services by any means (automated or otherwise) other than through our currently available, published interfaces that are provided by Indian-Music.com (and only pursuant to those terms and conditions), unless you have been specifically allowed to do so in a separate agreement with Indian-Music.com (NOTE: crawling the Services is permissible if done in accordance with the provisions of the robots.txt file, however, scraping the Services without the prior consent of Indian-Music.com is expressly prohibited); (iv) forge any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or posting, or in any way use the Services to send altered, deceptive or false source-identifying information; or (v) interfere with, or disrupt, (or attempt to do so), the access of any user, host or network, including, without limitation, sending a virus, overloading, flooding, spamming, mail-bombing the Services, or by scripting the creation of Content in such a manner as to interfere with or create an undue burden on the Services.

10. Copyright Policy

Indian-Music.com respects the intellectual property rights of others and expects users of the Services to do the same. We will respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement that comply with applicable law and are properly provided to us. If you believe that your Content has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us with the following information: (i) a physical or electronic signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on their behalf; (ii) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed; (iii) 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; (iv) your contact information, including your address, telephone number, and an email address; (v) a statement by you 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 (vi) 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 copyright owner.

We reserve the right to remove Content alleged to be infringing without prior notice, at our sole discretion, and without liability to you. In appropriate circumstances, Indian-Music.com will also terminate a user's account if the user is determined to be a repeat infringer. You can contact us at copyright@indian-music.com or support@indian-music.com for any copyright infringements.

11. Ending These Terms

The Terms will continue to apply until terminated by either you or Indian-Music.com as follows. You may end your legal agreement with Indian-Music.com at any time for any reason by deactivating your accounts and discontinuing your use of the Services. You do not need to specifically inform Indian-Music.com when you stop using the Services. If you stop using the Services without deleting your accounts, your accounts may be deactivated due to prolonged inactivity under our Inactive Account Policy.

We may suspend or terminate your accounts or cease providing you with all or part of the Services at any time for any reason, including, but not limited to, if we reasonably believe: (i) you have violated these Terms or the Indian-Music.com Rules, (ii) you create risk or possible legal exposure for us; or (iii) our provision of the Services to you is no longer commercially viable. We will make reasonable efforts to notify you by the email address associated with your account or the next time you attempt to access your account.

In all such cases, the Terms shall terminate, including, without limitation, your license to use the Services, except that the following sections shall continue to apply: 4, 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, and 12. Nothing in this section shall affect Indian-Music.com rights to change, limit or stop the provision of the Services without prior notice, as provided above in section 1.

12. Disclaimers and Limitations of Liability

Please read this section carefully since it limits the liability of Indian-Music.com and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, related companies, officers, directors, employees, agents, representatives, partners, and licensors (collectively, the "Indian-Music.com Entities"). Each of the subsections below only applies up to the maximum extent permitted under applicable law. Some jurisdictions do not allow the disclaimer of implied warranties or the limitation of liability in contracts, and as a result the contents of this section may not apply to you. Nothing in this section is intended to limit any rights you may have which may not be lawfully limited.

A. The Services are Available "AS-IS"

Your access to and use of the Services or any Content are at your own risk. You understand and agree that the Services are provided to you on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis. Without limiting the foregoing, to the maximum extent permitted under applicable law, THE INDIAN-MUSIC.COM ENTITIES DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.

The Indian-Music.com Entities make no warranty and disclaim all responsibility and liability for: (i) the completeness, accuracy, availability, timeliness, security or reliability of the Services or any Content; (ii) any harm to your computer system, loss of data, or other harm that results from your access to or use of the Services or any Content; (iii) the deletion of, or the failure to store or to transmit, any Content and other communications maintained by the Services; and (iv) whether the Services will meet your requirements or be available on an uninterrupted, secure, or error-free basis. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained from the Indian-Music.com Entities or through the Services, will create any warranty not expressly made herein.

B.Links

The Services may contain links to third-party websites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that the Indian-Music.com Entities are not responsible or liable for: (i) the availability or accuracy of such websites or resources; or (ii) the content, products, or services on or available from such websites or resources. Links to such websites or resources do not imply any endorsement by Indian-Music.com Entities of such websites or resources or the content, products, or services available from such websites or resources. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from your use of any such websites or resources.

C. Limitation of Liability

TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THE INDIAN-MUSIC.COM ENTITIES SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, OR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS OR REVENUES, WHETHER INCURRED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY, OR ANY LOSS OF DATA, USE, GOOD-WILL, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES, RESULTING FROM (i) YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF OR INABILITY TO ACCESS OR USE THE SERVICES; (ii) ANY CONDUCT OR CONTENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OR THIRD PARTIES; (iii) ANY CONTENT OBTAINED FROM THE SERVICES; OR (iv) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, USE OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR CONTENT.

IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF THE INDIAN-MUSIC.COM ENTITIES EXCEED THE GREATER OF FIVE THOUSAND INDIAN RUPEES (Rs. 5000.00) OR THE AMOUNT YOU PAID INDIAN-MUSIC.COM, IF ANY, IN THE PAST SIX MONTHS FOR THE SERVICES GIVING RISE TO THE CLAIM.

THE LIMITATIONS OF THIS SUBSECTION SHALL APPLY TO ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, STATUTE, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE, AND WHETHER OR NOT INDIAN-MUSIC.COM ENTITIES HAVE BEEN INFORMED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF ANY SUCH DAMAGE, AND EVEN IF A REMEDY SET FORTH HEREIN IS FOUND TO HAVE FAILED OF ITS ESSENTIAL PURPOSE.

13. General Terms
A. Waiver and Severability

The failure of Indian-Music.com to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be deemed a waiver of such right or provision. In the event that any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable, then that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary, and the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in full force and effect.

B. Controlling Law and Jurisdiction

These Terms and any action related thereto will be governed by the laws of the State of Andhra Pradesh without regard to or application of its conflict of law provisions or your state or country of residence. All claims, legal proceedings or litigation arising in connection with the Services will be brought solely in the state courts located in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, INDIA, and you consent to the jurisdiction of and venue in such courts and waive any objection as to inconvenient forum.

If you are a state, or local government entity in India using the Services in your official capacity and legally unable to accept the controlling law, jurisdiction or venue clauses above, then those clauses do not apply to you. For such Indian government entities, these Terms and any action related thereto will be governed by Indian Laws (without reference to conflict of laws) and, in the absence of federal law and to the extent permitted under federal law, the laws of the State of California (excluding choice of law).

C. Arbitrations

 

D. Entire Agreement

These Terms, the Indian-Music.com Rules and our Privacy Policy are the entire and exclusive agreement between Indian-Music.com and you regarding the Services (excluding any services for which you have a separate agreement with Indian-Music.com that is explicitly in addition or in place of these Terms), and these Terms supersede and replace any prior agreements between Indian-Music.com and you regarding the Services. Other than members of the group of companies of which Indian-Music.com is the parent, no other person or company will be third party beneficiaries to the Terms.

We may revise these Terms from time to time, the most current version will always be at http://www.indian-music.com/termsofuse. If the revision, in our sole discretion, is material we will notify you via account notification update or e-mail to the email associated with your account. By continuing to access or use the Services after those revisions become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Terms.

These Services are operated and provided by Indian-Music.com. If you have any questions about these Terms, please contact us.

Effective: February 04, 2013

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