Terms and Conditions

IS Network (“Company”) is an entity existing under the laws of India, conducting business, inter alia, under the brand name “Ethico” (the “Website Provider”) provides the content and services available on this website (www.ethicoindia.com, referred to as  “Site” or “Website”) to you subject to the following Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy and other terms and conditions and policies which you may find throughout our Site all of which are deemed a part of and included within these terms and conditions (collectively, “Terms and Conditions” or “Terms of Use”).

This Website is owned and operated by IS Network, having its registered address at A-1, Hariniwas, L.J. Road, Shivaji Park, Mumbai 400028.

These are standard terms guidelines and conditions in form of electronic record in terms of Information Technology Act, 2000 and rules under as applicable and provisions to electronic records in various statutes as amended by the Information Technology Act, 2000. This electronic record does not require any physical or digital signatures.

These Terms and Conditions are applicable to a user of the Website (whether guest user or registered user) (“User”). By using the services and tools provided by the Website, you are deemed to have accepted the terms and conditions contained herein. If You transact on the Website, You shall be subject to the policies that are applicable to the Website for such transaction. By mere use of the Website You shall be contracting with the Company these terms and conditions and shall constitute your binding obligations.

For the purpose of these Terms and Conditions, wherever the context so require “You” shall mean any natural or legal person who visit and use the services of the Website.

When You use any of the services provided by the Website, [You will be subject to the rules, guidelines, policies, terms, and conditions applicable to such service, and they shall be deemed to be incorporated into this Terms and Conditions and shall be considered as part and parcel of this Terms and Conditions.

The Company reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change or modify these Terms and Conditions, from time to time without any obligations to inform you. It is your responsibility to check the Terms and Conditions periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of changes will mean that You accept and agree to the changes. As long as You comply with these Terms and Conditions, the Company grants You a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to enter and use the Website.

All rights including copyright, in this Website are owned by the Company. Any use of this Website or its contents, including copying or storing it in whole or part without the permission of the Company is prohibited.

ACCESSING, BROWSING OR OTHERWISE USING THE WEBSITE INDICATES YOUR AGREEMENT TO ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS IN THIS AGREEMENT, SO PLEASE READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE PROCEEDING.

CONDITIONS OF USE

  1. General

Use of the Website is available only to persons who can enter into a legally binding contract under Indian Contract
Act, 1872. Persons who are “incompetent to contract” within the meaning of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 including minors, un-discharged insolvents etc. are not eligible to use the Website. As a minor if You wish to use or transact on the Website such use or transaction may be facilitated by your legal guardian or parents.  The Company reserves the right to terminate and refuse to provide You with access to the Website if it is brought to its notice or if it is discovered that you are under the age of 18 years or are incompetent to contract as per applicable laws.

By accessing or using this Site, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and you agree, without limitation or qualification, to be bound by these Terms and Conditions. If you do not want to be bound by the Terms and Conditions, you must not use our Site/services.

 

  1. User Account and Registration

If You become a member of the Website, You shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your User ID and Password and You shall be responsible for all activities that occur under your User ID and Password. You agree that if You provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete or the Company has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or not in accordance with this Terms and Conditions, then the Company has the right to indefinitely suspend or terminate or block access of your membership with the Website and refuse to provide You with access to the Website. You shall also be the sole owner of the Password and shall be responsible for the consequences arising out of disclosure of the Password and/or consequential unauthorized use of the material or content on the Website.

 

  1. Communications

When You use the Website or send emails or other data, information or communication to the Company You agree and understand that You are communicating with the Company through electronic records and You consent to receive communications via electronic records from the Company periodically and as and when required. The Company may communicate with You by email/WhatsApp or by such other mode of communication, electronic or otherwise.

 

  1. User Content

The Company provides a variety of forums on the Website for its members to express themselves in the form of blogs, comments, reviews and photographs.

You shall not host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information on the Website that:

  • belongs to another person and to which You do not have any right to; or
  • that 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, or unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing or misleading in any way; or promoting any such illegal activities; or
  • is patently offensive to the online community, such as sexually explicit content, or content that promotes obscenity, pedophilia, racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual; or
  • harasses or advocates harassment of another person; or involves the transmission of “junk mail,” “chain letters,” or unsolicited mass mailing or “spamming”; or
  • infringes upon or violates any third party’s rights, including without limitation unauthorized disclosure of a person’s name, email address, physical address or phone number or rights of publicity; or
  • infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights or third party’s trade secrets or rights of publicity or privacy or shall not be fraudulent. ; or 
  • promotes an infringement of, or illegal or unauthorized copy of another person’s copyrighted work; or
  • provides material that exploits people in a sexual, violent or otherwise inappropriate manner or solicits personal information from anyone; or
  • contains video, photographs, or images of another person without his or her express written consent and permission or the permission or the consent of his/her guardian in the case of minor; or
  • refers to any website or URL that, in the sole discretion of the Company contains material that is inappropriate for the Website or any other website, contains content that would be prohibited or violates the letter or spirit of these Terms and Conditions; or
  • tries to gain unauthorized access or exceeds the scope of authorized access to the Websites or to profiles, blogs, communities, account information, bulletins, friend request, or other areas of the Websites or solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users; or
  • intend to advertise or engages in commercial activities and/or sales without prior written consent of the Company. Throughout these Terms and Conditions, the Company’s “prior written consent” means a communication coming from the Company’s Legal personnel, specifically in response to your request, and specifically addressing the activity or conduct for which You seek authorization; or
  • interferes with another user’s use and access to the Website; or
  • harm minors in any way; or
  • violates any law for the time being in force; or
  • deceives or misleads the reader/ Users about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature; or impersonate another person; or
  • contains software viruses or any other malicious computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource; or contains virus, malware or other computer programming routines that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, diminish value of, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal identifiable information; or 
  • 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 cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting to any other nation; or
  • shall not be false, inaccurate or misleading; or
  • shall not create liability for us or cause us to lose (in whole or in part) the services of our ISPs or other suppliers.

The Company is under no obligation to review any messages, information or content (“Postings“) posted on the Website by You, and the Company assumes no responsibility or liability relating to any such Postings on the Website. Notwithstanding the above, the Company may from time to time monitor the Postings on the Website and may decline to accept and/or remove any Postings that contain any information inconsistence with this Terms and Conditions.

By providing any Posting on the Website, You agree to grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable (through multiple tiers) right to exercise the copyright, publicity, database rights or any other rights You have in Your Posting, now known or not currently known, with respect to Your Posting. The Company will only use Your Posting in accordance with this Terms and Conditions and the Website’s Privacy Policy.

Notwithstanding anything contained in these Terms and Conditions, the Company may use the content of the Posting or any of its elements for any type of use forever, including but not limited to promotional and advertising purposes and in any media whether now known or hereafter devised, including the creation of derivative works that may include Postings You provide. You agree that any Posting You post may be used by the Company, and You are not entitled to any payment or other compensation for such use.

You understand that the Company has the right at all times to disclose any information (including the identity of the User providing information or materials on the Website) as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or valid governmental request, or in response to any court order or summons. In addition, the Company can (and You hereby expressly authorize us to) disclose any information about You to law enforcement or other government officials, as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate in connection with the investigation and/or resolution of possible crimes, especially those that may involve personal injury.

Notwithstanding the right of the Company to monitor the Posting on the Website, YOU REMAIN SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT OF THE POSTINGS YOU POST ON THE WEBSITE. Please be advised that such Posting does not necessarily reflect the views of the Company. In no event shall the Company assume or have any responsibility or liability for any Posting posted or for any claims, damages or losses resulting from use of Posting and/or appearance of Content on the Website. You hereby represent and warrant that You have all necessary rights in and to all Posting You provide and all information it contains and that such Posting shall not infringe any proprietary or other rights of third parties or contain any libelous, tortious, or otherwise unlawful information.

It is possible that other Users (including unauthorized Users or “hackers”) may post or transmit offensive or obscene materials on the Website and that You may be involuntarily exposed to such offensive and obscene materials.

Please carefully select the type of information that You publicly disclose or share with others on the Website.. It is possible for others to obtain your personal information disclosed by you on the public forum of the Website and that the any person may use such information to harass or injure You. The Company does not approve of such unauthorized uses but by disclosing such public information using the Website You acknowledge and agree that the Company is not responsible for the use of any personal information that You publicly disclose or share with others on the Website.

 

  1. Use of Website

You agree, confirm and undertake that your use of the Website shall be strictly governed by the following binding principles:

You shall not use any “deep-link”, “page-scrape”, “robot”, “spider” or other automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion or Content (defined hereinafter) of the Website, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Website or any Content, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not purposely made available through the Website or in any way decompile, reverse engineer, or disassemble any material or content on the Website, the Company reserves the right to bar any such activity.

You shall not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any part, section or feature of the Website, or any other systems or networks connected to the Website or to any server, computer, network, or to any of the services offered on or through the Website, by hacking, password “mining” or any other illegitimate means.

You agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website or any transaction being conducted on the Website, or with any other person’s use of the Website.

You shall not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Website or any network connected to the Website nor breach the security or authentication measures of the Website or any network connected to the Website. You may not reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information of any other User of the Website, or any other customer of the Company including any membership account on the Website not owned by You, to its source, or exploit the Website or any service or information made available or offered by or through the Website, in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification or information, other than Your own information.

You agree that You will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the Website or the Company’s systems or networks, or any systems or networks connected to the  Website.

You shall not pretend that You are, or that You represent, someone else, or impersonate any other individual or entity.

You may not use the Website or any Content for any purpose that is unlawful or otherwise prohibited by these Terms and Conditions, or for other activity which infringes the rights of the Company or others.

Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, third party advertisers found on or through the Website, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between You and such third party advertiser. The Company shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such third party advertisers on the Website.

The Company shall have all the rights to take necessary action and claim damages that may occur due to your involvement/participation in any way on your own or through group/s of people, intentionally or unintentionally in DoS/DDoS (Distributed Denial of Services).

 

  1. Privacy

Please read and review our privacy policy available on our website so that you may understand our privacy practices.

 

  1. Trademark, Copyright and Restriction on the use of Website Content

All text, graphics, User interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, trademarks, logos, sounds, music, artwork and computer code (collectively, “Content”), including but not limited to the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, “look and feel” and arrangement of such Content, contained on the Website is owned, controlled or licensed by or to  IS Network, and is protected by copyright, patent and trademark laws, and various other intellectual property rights and unfair competition laws.

Except as expressly provided in these Terms and Conditions, no part of the Website and no Content may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, encoded, translated, transmitted or distributed in any way (including “mirroring”) to any other computer, server, website or other medium for publication or distribution or for any commercial use, without the Company’s express prior written consent. Content on the Website is solely for your personal, non-commercial use. Use of the Content on any other web site or networked computer environment or use of the Content for any purpose other than personal, non-commercial use is a violation of the copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary rights, and is prohibited. All Content, reviews posted on the Website and any other material on the Website are subject to review and approval by the Company.

 

  1. Other Dealings

The Website may contain links to other websites; these external websites are not under control of the Company. The Company cannot be held responsible for such websites and cannot make any warranties about them. The Company provides these links in the event they might interest You, but the Company does not monitor or endorse these websites.

 

  1. HyperLinks/Backlinks

The Company welcomes links to this Website. You may establish a hypertext link to the website, provided that the link does not state or imply any sponsorship or endorsement of such third party site by the Company. You must not frame or otherwise incorporate into another third party website or present in conjunction with or juxtaposed against such a website any of the Content or other materials available on the Website without  prior written consent of the Company.

 

  1. Accuracy of Information and Disclaimer of Warranties and Liabilities

This Website, all the materials and products (including but not limited to software) and services, included on or otherwise made available to You through this Website are provided on “as is” and “as available” basis without any representation or warranties, express or implied except as otherwise specified in writing. Without prejudice to the forgoing paragraph, the Company does not warrant that:

  • This Website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
  • The information on this Website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading

The Company does not warrant that this site; information, Content, materials, product (including software) or services included on or otherwise made available to You through the Website; their servers; or electronic communication sent from the Website are free of viruses or other harmful components;

Nothing on the Website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind.

The Company attempts to be as accurate as possible when describing products and services on the Site, on the basis of the information of the product(s) and service(s) provided by the Sellers/ Vendors listed on the platform..Except to the extent implied by applicable law, the Company does not warrant that the product descriptions, colours, information or other content available on the website are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free.The quality of any products, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you through the Site may not meet your expectations. You understand that all the products sold through the Site are sourced with the intent of promoting a sustainable lifestyle without compromising quality. Therefore, you expressly acknowledge that there may be variations in the products offered through the Website due to certain factors including but not limited to climatic conditions, seasonal changes, traditional  processes etc.

 

  1. Products and Services for Personal Use

You acknowledge and undertake that you are accessing the services on the Website and transacting at your own risk and are using your best and prudent judgment before entering into any transactions through the Website. You further acknowledge and undertake that you will use the Website to order products only for your personal use and not for business purposes. We shall neither be liable nor responsible for any actions or inactions of sellers nor any breach of conditions, representations or warranties by the sellers or manufacturers of the products and hereby expressly disclaim and any all responsibility and liability in that regard. We shall not mediate or resolve any dispute or disagreement between you and the sellers or manufacturers of the products.

  1. Pricing and Payment

Membership on the Website is free. The Company does not charge any fee for browsing or blogging on the Website. However, the Company reserves the right to charge fees and change its policies from time to time. particular, the Company may at its sole discretion introduce new services and modify some or all of the existing services offered on www.ethicoindia.com. In such an event the Company reserves, without notice to You, the right to introduce fees for the new services offered or amend/introduce fees for existing services, as the case may be. Changes to the fee and related policies shall automatically become effective immediately once implemented on the Website. You shall be solely responsible for compliance of all applicable laws including those in India for making payments to  the Company.

 

All products and the information displayed on the Website constitutes an invitation to offer. Your order for purchase constitutes your offer which shall be subject to the Terms and Conditions as listed herein. We reserve the right to accept or reject your offer in part or in full.

There may be certain orders that the Company cannot accept, and therefore, we reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to refuse or cancel any order. Some reasons may include limitation on quantity available for purchase; errors in pricing or product information or certain issues identified by our fraud avoidance department or any other issue which the Company identifies for not accepting the order. We also reserve the right to ask for additional information for accepting orders in certain cases. We will notify you in case your order has been cancelled fully or partially or if any additional information is required to accept your order. The mode of refund will be the decided once return process is finalised.

You confirm that the address at which delivery of the product(s) ordered by You is to be made, is correct and proper in all aspects. In the event that a non-delivery occurs on account of a mistake by You (i.e. wrong name or address or any other wrong information), any extra cost incurred by the Company for re-delivery shall be claimed from you and you shall bear such expenses. Further, the Company shall not be responsible for any damages or losses incurred due to any mishandling of any third party delivery services provider in transit.

If the Company is unable to deliver such ordered products due to any reason, the Company will return or will give credit for the amount received from the sale of such product, that could not be delivered to You.

You will be required to enter a valid phone number, email while placing an order on the Website. By registering your phone number with us, You consent to be contacted by the Company via phone calls and / or SMS notifications, in case of any order or shipment or delivery related updates. The Company  may use your personal information to initiate any promotional phone calls or SMS’ unless expressly denied by the User.

The prices of products and services listed on the Website may change at the discretion of the Website Provider.

We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions which may relate to product descriptions, pricing, offers and availability and to change or update information or cancel orders if any information on the Site is inaccurate at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order).

The Site uses the services of a third party payment processing provider for processing payments made on the Site. Your use of the payment gateway will be subject you adhering to the terms and conditions of use prescribed by the payment processing provider(s). You acknowledge and understand that the payment gateway services made available through the Site are owned, controlled and provided by the payment processing provider(s) and hence, the Website Provider does not warrant and in no way will be liable for the timeliness of such services and the handover of payments through such services.

While availing any of the payment method/s offered at the Website ,the Company will not be responsible or assume any liability, whatsoever in respect of any loss or damage arising directly or indirectly to You due to:

  1. Lack of authorization for any transaction/s; or
  2. Exceeding the pre-set limit mutually agreed by You and between your bank/s; or

III. Any payment issues arising out of the transaction, or

  1. Decline of transaction for any other reason/s.

All payments made against the purchases/services on the Website by You shall be compulsorily in Indian Rupees acceptable by the Union of India. The Company does not accept any other form of currency with respect to the purchases made on the Website.

 

  1. Risk of Loss

All items purchased from the Company through the Website are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items pass to you upon our delivery to the carrier.

 

  1. Cancellation of Order

The Company reserves the right to cancel any order without any explanation for doing so, under situation where the Company is not able to meet the requirement of the order placed or order so placed/cancelled does not comply with the policy of the Company or order has invalid address/incorrect information or for any other reason. However, the  Company will ensure that any communication of cancellation of an order, so cancelled, is intimated within appropriate time to the concerned person and any applicable refund, will be made in reasonable time.

 

  1. Breach

Without limiting other remedies, the Company may limit your activity, immediately remove your information, warn other Users of your actions, immediately temporarily/indefinitely suspend or terminate or block your membership, and/or refuse to provide You with access to the Website in the event, but not limited to:

  1.     If You breach the Terms and Conditions or Privacy Policy or other rules and policies, if any;
  2.     If the Company is unable to verify or authenticate any information You provide; or

III.    If it is believed that your actions may cause legal liability for You, other Users or for the Company. The Company may at any time at its sole discretion reinstate suspended Users. A User that has been suspended or blocked may not register or attempt to register with the Website or use the Website in any manner whatsoever until such time that such User is reinstated by  the Company.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, if You breach the Terms and Conditions or Privacy Policy or other rules and policies, the Company reserves the right to recover any amounts due and owing by You or to take strict legal action including but not limited to a referral to the appropriate police or other authorities for initiating criminal or other proceedings against You.

 

  1. Indemnity

You shall indemnify and hold harmless the Company its licensee, affiliates, subsidiaries, group companies (as applicable) and their respective officers, directors, agents, and employees, from any claim or demand, or actions including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third party or penalty imposed due to or arising out of your breach of this terms and conditions, other Policies, or your violation of any law, rules or regulations or the rights of a third party.

 

  1. Applicable Law

These Terms and Conditions shall be governed by and constructed in accordance with the laws of India and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts at Mumbai, Maharashtra.

 

  1. Jurisdictional Issues / Sale in India Only

Unless otherwise specified, the products advertised on the Website is presented solely for the purpose of sale in India. The Company makes no representation that products on the Website are appropriate or available for use in other locations/countries other than India. Those who choose to access this site from other locations/countries other than India do so on their own initiative and the Company is not responsible for supply of goods/refund for the goods ordered from other locations/countries other than India, compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

 

  1. Intellectual / Copyright complaint

We at the Company respect the intellectual property of others. In case You feel that your work has been copied / used in the Website in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, You can write to us at [email protected]

 

  1. Limitation of Liability

The Company will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contract, the law of torts, law of equity or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this Website.

Under no circumstance, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall the Company be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, including but not limited to the information, materials on the page, page content, page code, User services or the software. While the Company shall take reasonable precautions against security breaches, no webpage or internet transmission is completely secure, and as such, the Company shall not be liable for any indirect, special, exemplary, or consequential damages that may result from unauthorized access, hacking, data loss, or other breaches that may occur.

 

  1. Force Majeure

The Company is not liable for any delay in the performance or non-performance of any of its obligations hereunder and shall not be liable for any loss or damages caused thereby where the same is occasioned by any cause whatsoever that is beyond our control including but not limited to an act of God, war, civil disturbance, governmental or parliamentary restrictions, prohibitions or enactments of any kind, or accident or non-availability/ delay in transport.

 

  1. Variation

The Company may revise these Terms and Conditions from time-to-time. Revised Terms and Conditions will apply to the use of this Website from the date of the publication of the revised Terms and Conditions on this Website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

 

  1. Assignment

The Company may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with its rights and/or obligations under these Terms and Conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent.

You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these Terms and Conditions. 

 

  1. Severability

If a provision of these Terms and Conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

 

  1. Our Contact

For any questions or comments (including all inquiries unrelated to copyright infringement) regarding this Website please write to us at [email protected]

 

  1. Your obligations and responsibilities

In the access or use of the Site, you shall comply with these Terms and Conditions and the special warnings or instructions for access or use posted on the Website. You shall act always in accordance with the law, custom and in good faith. You may not make any change or alteration to the Website or any Content or services that may appear on this Website and may not impair in any way the integrity or operation of the Website. Without limiting the generality of any other provision of these Terms and Conditions, if you default negligently or wilfully in any of the obligations set forth in these Terms and Conditions, you shall be liable for all the losses and damages that this may cause to the Website Provider, our partners or any other person/entity that we work with.

 

  1. Third party links

We are not responsible for the content of any third party websites or any other websites linked to or from the Site. Links appearing on this Site are for convenience only and are not an endorsement by us, our affiliates or our partners of the referenced content, product, service, or supplier. Your linking to or from any third party website pages or other websites is at your own risk. We are in no way responsible for examining or evaluating, and we do not warrant the offerings of, third party website pages or any other websites linked to or from the site, nor do we assume any responsibility or liability for the actions, content, products, or services of such pages and websites, including, without limitation, their privacy policies and terms and conditions. You should carefully review the terms and conditions and privacy policies of all website pages that you visit.

 

  1. Suggestions

Any inquiries, feedback, suggestions, ideas or other information you provide us (collectively, “Suggestions”) will be treated as non-proprietary and non-confidential. Subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy, by transmitting or posting any Suggestion, you hereby grant us the right to copy, use, reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, publish, license, distribute, sell or assign the Suggestion in any way as we see fit, including but not limited to copying in whole or in part, creating derivative works from, distributing and displaying any Suggestion in any form, media, or technology, whether now known or hereafter developed, alone or as part of other works, or using the Suggestion within or in connection with our products or services. You also acknowledge that your Suggestion will not be returned and we may use your Suggestion, and any ideas, concepts or know how contained therein, without payment of money or any other form of consideration, for any purpose including, without limitation, developing, manufacturing, distributing and marketing products.If you make a Suggestion, you represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control the rights to your Suggestion. You further represent and warrant that such Suggestion does not constitute or contain software viruses, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of “spam”. You may not use a false email address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead us as to the origin of any Suggestion. You agree to indemnify us for all claims arising from or in connection with any claims to any rights in any Suggestion or any damages arising from any Suggestion.

 

  1. Limitation period

You agree that no claims or action arising out of, or related to, the use of the Website or these terms and conditions may be brought by you more than one (1) year after the cause of action relating to such claim or action arose.

 

  1. Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold us harmless for any loss, damages or costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any third party claim, action, or demand resulting from your use of the Site or breach of these Terms and Conditions. You also agree to indemnify us for any loss, damages, or costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from your use of software robots, spiders, crawlers, or similar data gathering and extraction tools, or any other action you take that imposes an unreasonable burden or load on our infrastructure.

 

  1. Disputes

With respect to any dispute regarding the website, all rights and obligations and all actions contemplated by these Terms and Conditions shall be governed by the laws of India and the courts of Maharashtra, India. In case any dispute cannot be resolved amicably at the first instance, the dispute shall be referred to a sole Arbitrator chosen by the Compaby. The arbitration will be governed by the Arbitration Act, 1996. The venue of such arbitration shall be at Mumbai, India and the award of the Arbitrator shall be final and binding on all parties and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction.

 

  1. General

Full agreement: You acknowledge and agree that these Terms and Conditions constitute the complete and exclusive agreement between us concerning your use of the website, and supersede and govern all prior proposals, agreements, or other communications.

Amendments: We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to change these Terms and Conditions at any time by posting the changes on the website and providing notice of such change. Any changes are effective immediately upon posting to the Site and release of notice of such change. Your continued use of the website thereafter constitutes your agreement to all such changed Terms and Conditions. You shall comply immediately with any termination or other notice, including, as applicable, by ceasing all use of the website.

No agency / partnership: Nothing contained in these Terms and Conditions shall be construed as creating any agency, partnership, or other form of joint enterprise between us. Our failure to require your performance of any provision hereof shall not affect our full right to require such performance at any time thereafter, nor shall our waiver of a breach of any provision hereof be taken or held to be a waiver of the provision itself.

Queries/complaints: If you have any questions/ complaints regarding these Terms and Conditions, please email us at [email protected]

 

  1. Termination

These Terms and Conditions are effective unless and until terminated by the Website Provider. You may terminate these Terms and Conditions at any time provided you cease further use of the Site. We also may terminate these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice and, accordingly, may deny you access to the Site if, in our sole judgment, you fail to comply with any provision of these Terms and Conditions.

 

  1. Disclaimer

You acknowledge and undertake that you are accessing the services on the website and transacting at your own risk and are using your best and prudent judgment before entering into any transactions through the website. You further acknowledge and undertake that you will use the website to order products only for your personal use and not for business purposes. We shall neither be liable nor responsible for any actions or inactions of sellers nor any breach of conditions, representations or warranties by the sellers or manufacturers of the products and hereby expressly disclaim and any all responsibility and liability in that regard. We shall not mediate or resolve any dispute or disagreement between you and the sellers or manufacturers of the products.

We further expressly disclaim any warranties or representations (express or implied) in respect of quality, suitability, accuracy, reliability, completeness, timeliness, performance, safety, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or legality of the products listed or displayed or transacted or the content (including product or pricing information and/or specifications) on the website. While we have taken precautions to avoid inaccuracies in content, this website, all content, information (including the price of products), software, products, services and related graphics are provided as is, without warranty of any kind. We do not implicitly or explicitly support or endorse the sale or purchase of any products on the website. At no time shall any right, title or interest in the products sold through or displayed on the website vest with Ethico nor shall Ethico have any obligations or liabilities in respect of any transactions on the website.