TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR USE OF PORTAL

These terms and conditions (T&C) of use of www.ebooks.dcbooks.com  (“Website”) are between the user of the Website (“you” or “your”) and DC e-book portal (“DC e-book portal”, which term shall mean and include its affiliates, successors and assigns). Please read these T&C with respect to this Website before using the same. By continuing to access or use this Website and or any portion of it, you agree that you have read and understood the T&C stated herein and that you agree at all times to be bound by these T&C and to any updated T&C that we may publish from time to time (without prior notice). These T&C are in addition to any other agreements between you and DC e-book portal. DC e-book portal can in no circumstances be held liable for any damages occasioned to you as a consequence of the amendment, disruption, suspension or deletion of its Website. You undertake not to disrupt, or attempt to disrupt, the functioning of the Website. DC e-book portal reserves the right to change any of the T&C, and the change shall become effective immediately.

1. Your obligations:

The below mentioned provisions are for the benefit of DC e-book portal, its subsidiaries, affiliates and its third party content providers and licensers and each shall have the right to assert and enforce such provisions directly or on its own behalf.

a)   You shall use the Website for lawful and permitted purposes only.

b)   You shall not post or transmit through the Website any material which violates or infringes in anyway upon the rights of any person, which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, defamatory, invasive of privacy, vulgar, obscene, profane or otherwise objectionable, which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law, or which contains advertising or any solicitation with respect to products or services.

c)   You shall not use the Website to advertise or perform any commercial solicitation, including, but not limited to, the solicitation of other users to become clients of other similar on-line services competitive with the Website and/or DC e-book portal.

d)   You acknowledge and agree that the Website contains copyrighted material, trademarks and other proprietary information, including, but not limited to, text, software, photos, video, graphics, and sound. The entire contents of the Website are copyrighted.

e)   You may download copyrighted material from the Website only using the DC Application. Such downloads shall be only for your personal use. Except as otherwise expressly permitted by the Website or under copyright law, no copying, redistribution, retransmission, publication or commercial exploitation of downloaded material will be permitted without the express written permission of DC e-book portal and the copyright owner.

f)   You shall not make any changes in or deletion of author attribution, trademark legend or copyright notice in the material copied from the Website. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading the copyrighted material on the Website.

g)   You shall not upload, post or otherwise make available on our website any material protected by copyright, trademark or other proprietary right without the express permission of DC e-book portal and the owner of the copyright, trademark or other proprietary right and the burden of determining that any material is not protected by copyright rests with you. You shall be solely liable for and you shall indemnify us against all claims, liabilities, actions, proceedings and costs that DC e-book portal may be subjected to, whether or not any damage is caused to any third party resulting from any infringement of copyrights, proprietary rights, or any other harm resulting from such a submission.

h)   By submitting material to any public area of the Website, you automatically grant, or warrant that the owner of such material has expressly granted to the Website the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate and distribute such material (in whole or in part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media or technology now known or hereafter developed for the full term of any copyright that may exist in such material.

i)   It shall be your responsibility to seek the advice of professionals, as appropriate, regarding the evaluation of any specific information, opinion, advice or other content obtained by you from the Website or in a website advertised in the Website.

j)   If any content posted on the Website seems copied from another work or if infringing any other copyrighted work, you shall inform us of the same, along with a brief statement of reasons for the same so that we may eliminate such infringing work from the Website.

k)   You shall not send to us any unsolicited ideas. If you send to us any such unsolicited ideas, they shall unconditionally become the property of DC e-book portal and you shall have no further claim towards such unsolicited ideas.

l)   You acknowledge and agree that all trademarks included in the Website are the property of their respective owners. You shall not copy, reproduce or otherwise use the trademarks in the Website except for your personal, non-commercial use, unless you are authorized to do so by the owner of the trademark.

m)   You shall ensure that you have completed Eighteen (18) years of age at the time of registering on the website.

n)  You shall not share your username or password meant to access your account on the website with anyone

(2) Disclaimer of warranty and liability:

a)   You agree that use of the Website is at your sole risk and we do not make any representations or warranties, whether express or implied, with respect to results, reliability of content, accuracy, timeliness, or functioning of the Website. You shall be solely liable to ensure that the material and content provided by the Website meet your specific requirements.

b)   Other than the warranties expressly stated herein, we do not warrant the merchantability, accuracy, completeness or fitness for a particular purpose, of the Website or the contents therein.

c)   We shall not be liable for any injury or damage caused to you as a result of reliance on the Website or the contents therein.

d)   The Website may contain links to other websites, provided for your convenience only. This does not imply that we endorse such other website or that we shall be responsible for the content and services of such website. We shall not in any way be liable for any loss or damage caused to you as a result of use/inability to use such website.

e)   In no event will the Website or any of its creators be liable for any indirect, consequential, incidental, special or punitive damages arising out of use/inability to use the Website.

f)   While the Website and its creators have taken utmost care to classify books appropriately, the Website or its creators have no control or say over the exact nature of content provided by the original publishers and authors. Therefore the Website or its creators cannot guarantee that the content available on the Website are appropriate for people of all ages.

(3) Right to monitor:

We shall have the right to monitor all the content in the Website in order to ensure that there is no violation of the T&C. If we find, in our sole discretion, that any content is in violation of the T&C or is otherwise objectionable, we reserve the right to remove such content from the Website, without prior notice to you. We shall have the exclusive right to refuse to remove material or post certain material on the Website.

(4) Commercial terms:

You agree that you shall pay all charges and expenses, if any, incurred in connection with use and access of the Website at the rates in effect when the charges were incurred. Such charges shall be charged to the credit card number provided by you during the purchase. If you fail to pay such charges, we reserve the right to initiate appropriate legal proceedings against you for recovery of such charges.

(5) Confidentiality:

Information which is specifically identified as confidential at the time of disclosure shall at all times be kept confidential by you and shall not be disclosed to anyone without our prior written consent.

(6) Indemnification:

You shall hold harmless and indemnify us against any loss, damage or liability arising out of or in connection with your use and access of the Website and/or the contents therein.

(7) No Illegal Use and Reservation of Rights:

 You may not use the Website or the contents therein for any illegal purpose. DC e-book portal reserves the right to prohibit you from accessing the Website.

(8) Information Received:

 The Website shall receive information about your use of the Website. Such information is subject to the Privacy Policy

(9) Changes to Service:

 DC e-book portal reserves the right to modify, suspend, or discontinue the availability of the Website at any time, and DC e-book portal will not be liable to you for any damage or loss caused to you due to its exercise of such right.

(10) Disclaimer of Warranties:

 You hereby expressly acknowledge and agree that the use of the Website is at your sole risk and expense. All contents on the Website are provided to you on an “AS IS” basis. DC e-book portal and its affiliates disclaim all warranties, express or implied, with respect to the contents in the Website and DC e-book portal shall be liable only for the express warranties undertaken by it. Any oral or written information or advice given by DC e-book portal or its authorized representative shall not create a warranty.

(11) Limitation of Liability:

 Neither DC E-BOOK PORTAL nor any of its affiliates shall be liable to you for any incidental or consequential damages for breach of any express or implied warranty, breach of contract, negligence, strict liability or any other legal theory.

(12) Disputes:
 

These T&C shall be construed according to the laws of India and any dispute arising between you and we shall be submitted to arbitration in accordance with the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. You agree to subject yourself to the exclusive jurisdiction of courts at Kottayam, Kerala, India.

(13) Waiver:

 Waiver of any breach of the T&C shall only be in writing and a waiver of a particular breach shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any subsequent or continuing breach.

(14) Severability:

 If any term or condition of this T&C shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that part shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining term or condition.

(15) Contact Information:

 For communications concerning this Agreement, you may contact DC e-book portal by e-mail: digitalsupport@dcbooks.com. For help with the Service or other issues, please contact Customer Service by e-mail: customercare@dcbooks.com or by phone at  +91-9846 221 331