Terms & Privacy
WedAbout wedding Services Private Limited (WedAbout) is a wedding website located at wedabout.com ( Website). The website provides users with information related to wedding and helps them connect with the wedding vendors.
1.2 WedAbout service
The Website offers services that include wedAbout.com website and all associated web-pages within the wedabout.com sub-domain, and related feature or applications to access mobile devices( collectively called Wedabout service).
Any person(s) who access(es) the Website will be generally referred to as “Users”. Professionals/Companies from the wedding or related industries who offer their services on the Website or use it as part of their professional activities in any way, shall be specifically referred to as “Vendor Users”. Any persons(s) who access/browse/use the Website with the intent of viewing/utilising any information or wedding related services, shall be specifically referred to as “Client Users”.
Any designs, files, texts, graphics, images/photos, audio-visuals, videos, sounds, musical works, original works of authorship, databases, logos, or any other materials; submitted, posted, uploaded or embedded on the Website shall be referred to as “Content”. Any Content submitted, posted or uploaded by Users, shall be referred to as “User Content” and that posted/provided by WedAbout as “WedAbout Content”. Any User Content not posted/submitted by a specific User, shall be referred to as “Third Party User Content”.
Content posted/submitted by the User that may be considered inappropriate may be deemed “Unacceptable Content”. As a guidance a partial list of Unacceptable Content is provided in the section named “Partial List of Unacceptable Content” in this document.
1.5 Terms and Conditions
All terms and conditions defined in this entire document, shall be available at all times on the link “Terms and Privacy” on the Website. These “Terms and Privacy” may be modified at any time without any prior notice.
2. General terms and obligations
2.1 Obligations of all Users
2.1.1. By accessing the Website, User accepts the Terms and Conditions without any reservations.
2.1.2 User acknowledges that (s)he has the authority to enter into and fully abide by all the Terms and Conditions.
2.1.3 User accepts that it is his/her sole responsibility to keep him/herself updated on any changes in the Terms and Conditions, and that any changes would be considered to be accepted without any reservations, on continued use/access of the Website, after the said changes.
2.1.4 User also accepts that the services, features, and user design of the Website are provided on “as is” and “as available” basis and may be modified at any point without any prior notice.
2.1.5 User accepts that (s)he will comply with all applicable domestic and international laws, rules and regulations, that may govern the use of the Website.
2.1.6 User accepts that while WedAbout will make best efforts for best availability of the Website, there are no guarantees offered for uptime or continuity of access, and agrees that WedAbout shall not be liable for any such events as downtime, lack of business continuity etc.
2.1.6 User accepts that his/her access to the Website and its services may be terminated without prior notice, for any reason or no reason whatsoever, and that the decision by WedAbout, at its sole discretion, in this regard would be final.
2.1.7 User accepts and agrees that all WedAbout Content is owned by WedAbout, and that WedAbout owns and retains all rights in the WedAbout Content, Website, and all related WedAbout Services.
2.1.8 User accepts and agrees that WedAbout grants a limited, non-sublicensable and revocable license to view the WedAbout Content and Third Party User Content, with the sole purpose of allowing the User to view the Website and access the WedAbout Services. User accepts and agrees that he/she shall not copy, modify, translate, publish, broadcast, license, distribute, display or sell any WedAbout Content or Third Party User Content accessible to the User through the Website or the WedAbout Services.
2.1.9 User accepts and agrees that he/she will use the Website and WedAbout Services in a manner consistent with all applicable laws, rules and regulations.
2.1.10 User accepts and agrees that he/she will be solely liable for any damages of any kind that WedAbout or any third party may suffer as a result of the breach of any obligations or applicable laws, in relation to using the Website or WedAbout Services.
2.1.11 User accepts that for some services/Content on the Website, he/she will have to create an account with user name and password (access information). Keeping the user name and password confidential is the sole responsibility of the User, and WedAbout will not be liable for the misuse of the access information.
2.1.12 User accepts and agrees that he/she will truthfully and accurately provide all the information requested, in order to allow the delivery of services. The information may be requested through forms, or by other digital or non-digital means. Also, the User agrees that it would be solely his/her responsibility to update the information so provided on an ongoing basis. User also agrees that any damages caused to WedAbout or Third Party Users due to any inaccurate information provided by the User would be the sole responsibility of the User.
2.1.13 User agrees and accepts that WedAbout will not be under any obligation to monitor the use of the Content or services by any Users, and offers no guarantee that User will use them in accordance with applicable laws or Terms and Conditions, or make use of them in a diligent or prudent manner.
2.1.14 If User resides in a country outside of India, he/she agrees to comply with all applicable laws of EU/USA or the User’s country of residence; including but not limited to those regarding online conduct transmission of technical data.
2.1.15 User agrees and accepts that WedAbout will not be under obligation to verify the identity of the Users or the authenticity, accuracy or completeness of the data provided the Users about themselves or in the User Content; and that the User shall use services or Content solely at his/her own risk.
2.1.16 User agrees and accepts that any services, features, changes in Content or design made by WedAbout based in entirety or partially upon ideas or suggestions submitted by a User, shall be owned by WedAbout and User shall hold no rights or interests over it.
2.1.17 User accepts and agrees that he/she shall not
attempt to impersonate another person(s) or User(s) or act as a representative of WedAbout
allow a third party to access his/her account
share the account, username or password of another User at any time
transfer his/her profile to other person(s) without the permission of WedAbout
use the Content, User Information or any other information, for any unlawful activities including but not limited to harassment, abuse etc.
attempt to use an automated system, such as scripts for adding/creating User(s) or sending comments or messages
generate high load/burden or attempt in any way to disrupt/interfere the Website or networks connected to the Website
2.1.18 User agrees to notify WedAbout about any inappropriate Content, misuse of the Website or access information, or any violation of the law by email at : email@example.com
2.2 Additional obligations of Vendor Users
Over and above the terms applicable to all Users, the following obligations would also apply to Vendor Users in addition.
2.2.1 Vendor User warrants that all User Content posted/submitted by him/her is either created/owned by him/her; or the Vendor User has sufficient rights and titles to such Content to grant the licences defined in the Terms and Conditions.
2.2.2. Vendor User agrees and accepts that in case of any real or perceived violation or infringement of any intellectual property, copyrights, contracts etc by the User Content provided by him/her; all liabilities with regards to royalties, payments shall be borne solely by the Vendor User, and that he/she will fully indemnify and exempt WedAbout from any related legal actions or financial implications.
2.2.3 Vendor User agrees that by posting/submitting/embedding User Content, he/she grants a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, transferable, sublicensable, worldwide license to use, reproduct, modify, rearrange, and distribute the User Content through any current or future media, including any websites or social media platforms.
2.2.4 Vendor User agrees and accepts that the WedAbout reserves the right to modify and/or adapt User Content, if necessary without prior notice, without thus affecting the integrity of the contribution, in order to meet the quality and other requirements of the Website or media on which such User Content might appear. In addition, WedAbout reserves the right to remove the User Content, without any prior notice, that does not meet the Website’s minimum quality standards.
2.2.5 Vendor User agrees that he/she shall not post any “Unacceptable Content” including but not limited to the “Partial List of Unacceptable Content” below. Further, Vendor User agrees that any Content deemed “Unacceptable Content” by WedAbout at its sole discretion, shall be removed without any notice or liability to the User; and without limiting its or any User’s rights to legal recourse or remedies.
2.2.6 Vendor User agrees that he/she shall not
cover or obscure the WedAbout logo or banner advertisements on any Website page (or associated pages such personal profile page) via html/css or any other means.
display any third party advertisement on your profile page or accept payment in cash or kind from a third person(s)/company(ies) in exchange of your performing any commercial activities on the Website on behalf of that person(s); including but not limited to posting blogs, sending private messages with a commercial purposes, placing commercial content on his/her profile etc.
attempt or in any way proceed to copy, modify, distribute, publish, license or sell and WedAbout Content or Third Party Content.
attempt any activity on Website that may be considered illegal, including but not limited to pornography, trafficking, stalking, spamming, spimming, phishing, gambling, copyright infringement, patent infringement, theft of trade secrets or fraud or any other tortious activity.
2.2.7 Vendor User agrees and accepts that he/she is solely responsible for compliance to any rules and regulations related to their professional services, and explicitly exempts WedAbout from any possible liability arising from the Vendor User’s legal or contractual non-compliances.
3. Partial List of Unacceptable Content
A partial list of Unacceptable Content is provided here. This list in no way limits what may be considered Unacceptable currently or in the future by WedAbout.
That pursues commercial activities or sales without the express written agreement with WedAbout; including but not limited to contests, advertising, sweepstakes etc.
That solicits personal information from anyone under the age of 18
That harms any minor in any way or violates any of their rights
That promotes any unsolicited broadcasting or messages such as mass emails, or such illegal activities such as phishing, spamming or spimming
That contains any nudity, violence, sexual or violent exploitation or with links to any adult content or website that has such content
That is libelous, defamatory or any tortious language
That promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, obscene, defamatory or libelous
That has racially, ethically or otherwise objectionable language, or advocates harassment of any person, ethnicity, religion, caste etc.
That promotes any criminal activity, or provides information about conducting any illegal activities
That promotes access to or sharing of unauthorised copy of copyrighted and original works such as pirated music or videos
That solicits passwords or PI (Personal Information) for commercial or unlawful purposes
That is the in the form of criticism of any business or individual
All Content posted on the Website is copyright of the respective owners. WedAbout owns all WedAbout Content. Individual owners own all the individual User Content. Under no circumstances is a User allowed to post, distribute or reproduce any copyrighted material, trademarks or any other proprietary material belonging to either WedAbout or Third Party Users.
If a User informs WedAbout that his/her work has been copied or posted on Website and provides sufficient proof on that account that his/her copyright has been infringed, appropriate steps shall be taken by WedAbout in a reasonable amount of time.
Users are solely responsible for their own behaviour, commitments and interactions with other Users. WedAbout will not mediate in any conflicts between Users, or between Users and Third parties. However, WedAbout reserves the right to monitor conflicts and disputes, and take necessary action to prevent any disturbance to the provision of WedAbout Services, including but not limited to termination of any User’s priviledges and cancel any existing contracts, where applicable, for any reason or for no reason.
6. Third party websites links
User Content may include in its contents, links to sites owned and managed by third parties. These links may be linked or not indicated in the websites. WedAbout is not liable for the existence of links between the Contents on the Website and contents located outside the Website, or any other references to contents external to the Website. WedAbout is not responsible for the accuracy or opinions contained in such third party websites linked from User Content.
If and when WedAbout and Website offers any promotions in the form of sweepstakes, giveaways, discounts, on its own or on the behalf of third parties, these promotions shall be governed by additional rules over and above the Terms and Conditions. Users are expected to review all such additional rules and information, prior to engaging in such promotions.
8. Intellectual property rights
All designs, images/photos, logos, elements individually and integrally, databases, audio-visuals, videos, or any other rich media Content provided on the Website is protected by intellectual laws and international treaties on intellectual property.
Any attempt at reproduction, modification, distribution, adaptation or communication of Website Content, without a prior express authorisation by WedAbout and other Content owners, shall be considered an infringement of the IP rights of the owners and may lead to an appropriate legal proceedings. WedAbout does not grant any license or authorisation to use any kind of WedAbout Content or Third Party Content to Users or any third parties.
IP rights of User Content shall remain with the User and User shall be liable for any claims relating to infringements of IP rights of any third party, and expressly exempt WedAbout from any possible current or future claims by third parties.
If a User informs WedAbout that his/her IP rights have been infringed, and provides sufficient proof of infringement, appropriate steps shall be taken by WedAbout in a reasonable amount of time.
9. Request to remove content
To remove the user content, please send a request to firstname.lastname@example.org with details of item(s) to be removed (with a screenshot) along with the URL of the page or location on the Website. Upon receiving the request we will endeavour to remove the item(s) within a reasonable amount of time.
10. Disclaimer of Warranties
10.1 WedAbout services and Website is provided to users without representations or warranties of any kind WedAbout expressly disclaims any and all implied or statutory warranties to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, including without limitation implied warranties of title, non infringement, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by user from the website or wedAbout services shall create any warranty not expressly stated in the terms and conditions of use. As with the purchase of a product or service through any medium or in any environment, user should use his/her best judgment and exercise caution where appropriate.
10.2 WedAbout is not responsible for any inaccuracies, misstatements or commitments in User Content on the Website, or provided by any User or Vendor User in connection of provision of services.
10.3 WedAbout is not responsible for any conduct, commitments, warranties, guarantees, whether oral or written, related to goods or services provided by any User or Vendor User to other Users.
10.4 WedAbout assumes no liability for any possible transactions of any kind between Users.
10.5 WedAbout assumes no responsibility for any opinions expressed by Users, on the Website, forums, communities or other tools of participation or opinion.
10.6 If a User accesses a third party website, linked through the Website, he/she does so at his/her own risk.
10.7 WedAbout assumes no responsibility for any third-party advertisements on the Website or through WedAbout services.
10.8 WedAbout is not responsible for any errors or omissions; deletions, delays or modifications; theft or destructions; unauthorised access; etc of any User Content or communications through any media or form.
10.9 WedAbout assumes no responsibility for any technical failures or malfunctions, including but not limited to computer and telephone networks, servers and service providers, computers and software, emails or instant messaging services; malafide attacks such as viruses and denial of service attacks; relating to use of WedAbout services or Website or as a consequence of downloading materials therefrom.
10.10 WedAbout shall not be responsible for any loss or damage, including personal injury of death, resulting from the use of WedAbout services or Website; or through any Content posted on or through the Website, whether online or offline.
10.11 edAbout does not offer any warranties or guarantee any specific results from use of the WedAbout services and the Website.
11. Limitation of Liability
Except to the extent otherwise expressly provided in this section, WedAbout will not be liable to the user ( or any third party or entity) for user’s ( or such third party’s or entity’s) lost profits or special, incidental, indirect, consequential or exemplary damages arising out of or in any manner connected with this agreement ( terms and conditions of use) for use of the website or website services, or the subject matter hereof, regardless of the form of action and whether or not WedAbout has been informed of, or otherwise might have anticipated, the possibility of such damages.
Neither wedAbout nor any of its officers, directors, shareholders, employees, consultants, or agents shall have any liability whatsoever for any losses or expenses of any nature suffered by the user arising directly or indirectly from any act or omission of the user.
Neither WedAbout nor any of its officers, directors, shareholders, employees, consultants, or agents shall have any liability whatsoever for any injury to the user suffered in any way or unrelated or unrelated to the use of wedAbout services or website. User specifically acknowledges that WedAbout shall not be liable for user content or for any defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any third party and that the risk of harm or damage from the aforegoing rests entirely with the user.
12. Applicable Law and Jurisdiction
The validity of this Agreement and Terms and Conditions, the construction and enforcement of its terms and the interpretation of the rights and duties of WedAbout and User hereto shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of India, without regard to its conflict of law principles. WedAbout and User hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of the state of Delhi.
13. Term and Termination
These Terms and Conditions shall remain applicable and in full force and effect while User continues to use the Website and/or WedAbout services, as a User or Vendor User. Any User who continues to have a valid access to the Website, and who has not been terminated forthwith by WedAbout shall be considered an active User governed by the Terms and Conditions, even though he/she may not be using the Website or WedAbout services actively.
On termination of User priviledges, the following sections shall survive and be applicable in perpetuity: Copyright, Intellectual property rights, Limitation of Liability, Indemnity.
The User hereby agrees to indemnify and shall accordingly hold WedAbout and its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, shareholders, directors, officers, employees and agents (each an “Indemnified Person”), harmless and indemnified at all times hereafter, from and against any loss, liabilities, consequences, exposure, outgoings, claims, prejudice, damages, costs, taxes, duties, penalties, interest thereon or expenses of any kind, including reasonable attorney’s fees and legal costs (incurred whether in protection or defence) to which WedAbout or any other Indemnified Person may be subjected, due to or arising out of:
User’s use of the Website or WednAbout services
User’s violation of any Terms or Conditions of use of Website or WedAbout services
User’s violation of any actual or claimed infringement of any patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property, proprietary or contractual right of any third party
Claims related to damages caused to third party by User Content
Non-payment of any dues, taxes, or any User liabilities
Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, this defense and indemnification obligation shall survive the termination/expiration of this Agreement/Terms and Conditions.
15. Waiver and Severability
If a court of competent jurisdiction declares any provision of this Agreement to be invalid, unlawful or unenforceable as drafted, WedAbout and User intend that such provision be amended and construed in a manner designed to effectuate the purposes of the provision to the fullest extent permitted by law. If such provision cannot be so amended and construed, it shall be severed, and the remaining provisions shall remain unimpaired and in full force and effect to the fullest extent permitted by law. The failure of WedAbout to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
16. Statute of Limitations
User agrees and accepts that irrespective of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause or action arising out of or related to use of Website or WedAbout services, pursuant to these Terms and Conditions must be filed within six (6) months; and after the expiry of such period, any claim or action shall be forever barred.