Terms & Conditions
These Terms and Conditions govern your usage of the website and content offered through www.storytrails.in (Website / Site / Service). You agree to access the Site, subject to the terms and conditions of use as set out here.
You hereby represent and warrant to the Company that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age or above and are capable of entering, performing and adhering to these Terms and that you agree to be bound by the following Terms. While individuals under the age of 18 may utilize the Serivce of the Website, they shall do so only with the involvement , guidance and approval of their parents and / or legal guardians. If required by the Company, you agree to register prior to uploading any content and / or comment and any other use for this Service and provide your details including but not limited to complete name, age, email address, residential address, contact number etc.
The Company reserves the right to change these Terms from time to time entirely at its own discretion. User is responsible for checking these Terms periodically to remain in compliance with these Terms. Use of the Website after any amendment to the Terms shall constitute your acceptance of these terms and you also agree to be bound by any such changes / revisions. The Company reserves the right to suspend / cancel, or discontinue any or all channels, products or service at any time without notice , make modiﬁcations and alterations in any or all of the content, products and services contained on the site without prior notice. The Company reserves the right to charge subscription and / or membership feesfrom a user, by giving reasonable prior notice, in respect of any product, service or any other aspect of this Site.
Copyright and Trademarks
Unless otherwise stated, copyright and all intellectual property rights in all material presented on the Website (including but not limited to text, audio, video or graphical images), trademarks and logos appearing on this Website are the property of Storytrails India Pvt Pdt and are protected under applicable Indian laws. You agree not to use any framing techniques to enclose any trademark or logo or other proprietary information of Storytrails; or remove, conceal or obliterate any copyright or other proprietary notice or any credit-line or date-line on
other mark or source identiﬁer included on the Website / Service, including without limitation, the size, color, location or style of all proprietary marks. Any infringement shall be vigorously
defended and pursued to the fullest extent permitted by law.
Limited Permission to Copy
Storytrails grants you permission to only access and make personal use of the Website and You agree not to, directly or indirectly download or modify / alter / change / amend / vary / transform / revise / translate / copy / publish / distribute or otherwise disseminate any content on Storytrails’s Website / Service, or any portion of it; or delete or fail to display any promotional taglines included in the Website / Service either directly or indirectly, except with the express consent of Storytrails. However, you may print or download extracts from these pages for your personal / individual, non-commercial use only. You must not retain any copies of these pages saved to disk or to any other storage medium except for the purposes of using the same for subsequent viewing purposes or to print extracts for personal / individual use.
Storytrails forbids you from any attempts to resell or put to commercial use any part of the Website; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of the Website or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the beneﬁt of any other merchant; any renting, leasing, or otherwise transferring rights to the Website / Service; displaying the name, logo, trademark or other identiﬁer of another person in such a manner as to give the viewer the impression that such other person is a publisher or distributor of the Service on the Website, or any data gathering or extraction tools; or any use of meta tags. You may not (whether directly or through the use of any software program) create a database in electronic or structured manual form by regularly or systematically downloading and storing all or any part of the pages from this website. No part of the Website may be reproduced or transmitted to or stored in any other website, nor may any of its pages or part thereof be disseminated in any electronic or non-electronic form, nor included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without prior written permission.
Individual Registration, Access and Exchange of Information
For certain services, registration by the visitor may be required. To register for these services, you have to open an account by completing the registration process (i.e. by providing us with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form). You also will choose a password and a user name. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the conﬁdentiality of your password and account. By registering, you agree to the following terms in addition to any other speciﬁc terms which shall be posted at an appropriate location of the Website.
Each registration is for a single individual user only. To access these services, you will be asked to enter your individual User Name and Password, as chosen by you during your registration. Therefore, we do not permit any of the following:-
Any other person sharing your account and Password;
Any part of the Website being cached in proxy servers and accessed by individuals who have not registered with Storytrails as users of the Website;
Access through a single account and Password being made available to multiple users on a network.
If Storytrails reasonably believe that an account and Password is being used / misused in any manner, Storytrails shall reserve the right to cancel access rights immediately without notice, and block access to all users from that IP address. Furthermore, you are entirely responsible for any and all activities that occur under your account.
You agree to notify Storytrails immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security. Storytrails will not be liable for any loss that you may incur as a result of someone else using your password or account. However, you could be held liable for losses incurred by Storytrails or another party due to someone else using your account or password.
No unlawful or prohibited use
As a condition of your use of the Services, you will not use the Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any Storytrails server, or the network(s) connected to any Storytrails server, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of any Services. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any Services, other accounts, computer systems or to any of the Services, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Services.
Material Posted/transmitted on Storytrails
All information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials (“Content”), whether publicly or privately transmitted / posted, is the sole responsibility of the person from where such content originated (the Originator). By Posting any material which contain images, photographs, pictures or that are otherwise graphical in whole or in part (“Images”), you warrant and represent that
Exchange of Information qua CHAT & other Community Services
You represent that you are a responsible adult (18 years or above) and you shall be solely responsible for all Content / Images that you upload, post or otherwise transmit. Storytrails endeavours to provide a web platform for various community interactions for persons to interact and exchange views with each other. The content posted on such services is by the general public, therefore, the accuracy, integrity or quality of such content cannot be guaranteed.
You understand that by using such services, you may be exposed to objectionable matters. By using the facility of chat and other community services you agree not to upload, post, or otherwise transmit any matter or views, which are, defamatory, abusive, pervasive, obscene, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable. You may also not indulge in cyber stalking, become or create a nuisance for any visitor / user of the Website.
You may not send, submit, post, or otherwise transmit, material or messages that contain software virus, or any other ﬁles that are designed to interrupt, destroy, and negatively affect in any manner whatsoever, any electronic equipment in connection with the use of this Website, or other user’s ability to engage in real time exchanges.
You agree that you shall not host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information on the Site, that
— belongs to another person and to which you do not have any right to; is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, paedophilic, libellous, 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, defence, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognisable offence or
— prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation.
Limitation of Liabilities
Any transactions relating to sale/purchase of goods or services not directly offered by Storytrails are to be settled inter-se between the parties to such transaction and all warranties express or implied of any kind, regarding any matter pertaining thereto, including without limitation the implied warranties of merchantability, ﬁtness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement are disclaimed by Storytrails. Storytrails merely endeavors to provide a platform where you and other party may interact, exchange information or carry out sale/purchase transactions on such terms and in the manner mutually agreed between you and the other party. Storytrails does not have any involvement in the actual transactions between the buyers and sellers in any way. It is only you, who is entirely responsible for all the activities, arising out of the transactions of sale/purchase of goods or services offered by any other party and not Storytrails. Storytrails will not be liable for any loss that you may incur, while selling or purchasing goods / services of the third party. Under No circumstances will Storytrails be held responsible or liable, in any way, for any content which in Legal opinion is derogatory, threatening, defamatory, obscene or offensive or offends public sensibilities or morals and shall also not assume liability for any errors or omissions in any content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted or uploaded on the Website, or any infringement of another’s rights, including intellectual property rights. You speciﬁcally agree that Storytrails is not responsible for any content sent using and/or included in Storytrails’s Website / Service by any third party.
Termination of Account
Storytrails reserves its right to refuse service, restrict, suspend, terminate your account; (Terminate this Agreement; Terminate or suspend your access to the Storytrails’s Website; Refuse, move or remove for any reason any Content / Image that you submit on or through the Services;
Refuse, move, or remove any Content / Image that is available on or through the Services; Deactivate or delete your accounts and all related information and ﬁles in your account;
Establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Services)
You can also terminate your account at any time but your information may remain stored in archive on our servers even after the deletion or the termination of your account
User Conduct and Obligations
You hereby agree and assure Storytrails that the Site/Services shall be used for 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. You further concur that you will not, through Site/Service: post, distribute, or otherwise make available or transmit any software or other computer ﬁles that contain a virus trojan horses, time bombs, bots, botnets, malicious content, content theft, data manipulation, threats or any other harmful programs or elements or component; delete from the Website any legal notices, disclaimers, or proprietary notices such as copyright or trademark symbols, or modify any logos that you do not own or have express permission to modify; not use the Website / Service in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair and not to undertake any action which is harmful or potentially harmful to any Storytrails server, or the network(s), computer systems / resource connected to any Storytrails server, or interfere with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the Website/Service; obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Website / Service; engage in any activity that causes / may harm minors; or perform any activity which is likely to cause such harm; impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, Storytrails’s ofﬁcial, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your afﬁliation with a person or entity; take any action which encourages or consists of any threat of harm of any kind to any person or property; carry out any “denial of service” (DoS, DDoS) or any other harmful attacks on application or internet service or; make any inappropriate, illegal or otherwise prohibited communication to any Newsgroup, Mailing List, Chat Facility, or other Internet Forum; use the Website / Service for illegal purposes; disrupt, place unreasonable burdens or excessive loads on, interfere with or attempt to make or attempt any unauthorized access to any Storytrails website or the website of any Storytrails’s customer; transmit through the Site, any unlawful, harassing, libelous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, libelous, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable material of any kind or nature. This includes text, graphics, video, programs or audio, etc.; collect or attempt to collect personally identiﬁable information of any person or entity without their express written consent and you shall maintain records of any such written consent throughout the terms of this agreement and for a period of 2 years thereafter; engage in antisocial, disruptive, or destructive acts, including “ﬂaming,” “spamming,” “ﬂooding,” “trolling,” and “grieﬁng” as those terms are commonly understood and used on the Internet forge headers or otherwise manipulate identiﬁers in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through the Website. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising, promotional materials, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” duplicative messages or any other form of solicitation, encumber or suffer to exist any lien or security interest on the subject matter of this Agreement; or make any representation or warranty on behalf of Storytrails. You agree not to post, distribute, transmit or otherwise make available any data, text, message, computer ﬁle, or other material that infringes and/or violates any right of a third party or any domestic or international law, rule, or regulation, including but not limited to: infringement of any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary rights of any third party, including, but not limited to, the unauthorized copying of copyrighted material, the digitization and distribution of photographs from magazines, books, or other copyrighted sources, and the unauthorized transmittal of copyrighted software; right of privacy (speciﬁcally, you must not distribute another person’s personal information of any kind without their express permission) or publicity; any conﬁdentiality obligation. Unless otherwise permitted, you will:
(i) display the Service on your Website in the exact form received by you, and not modify or edit any of the foregoing without Storytrails’s prior written consent;
(ii) ensure that the fundamental meaning of the Service is not changed or distorted;
(iii) comply with all applicable laws and all limitations and restrictions (if any) placed by Storytrails on the use, display or distribution of any Service and
(iv) not archive any of the Service for access by users at any future date after the Service has been removed from your Website. You acknowledge that the service must link and redirect to the appropriate Storytrails’s Website when a user clicks on the Service (e.g. a headline). You shall not display the Service in such a manner that does not allow for successful linking and redirection to, and delivery of, Storytrail’s Webpage, nor may you frame any Storytrails’s Web page.