Terms and Conditions

TERMS OF USE

www.connect2projects.com ("Website") is operated by Landmaster Project Weblinks Private Limited (“Company”).

Your access and use of the Website is governed by the terms and conditions mentioned hereinafter. Please take a few minutes to review this terms and conditions. Your use of this Website constitutes your agreement to follow these rules and to be bound by them. If you do not agree with any of this terms and conditions, please do not access and use this Website. For the purposes of this Terms of Use, “we”, “our” and “us” shall mean the Company and “you” and “your” shall mean a person who meets the eligibility criteria set out below.

1. TERMS AND CONDITIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

1.1. We reserve the right to update or modify these Terms of Use at any time without prior notice. Your access and use of this Website following any such update or modification constitutes your agreement to follow and be bound by the Terms of Use as updated or modified. For this reason, we encourage you to review these Terms of Use each time you access and use this Website.

2. ELIGIBILITY

2.1. You shall be eligible to access this Website and avail of the Services only if you are competent and eligible to contract and be bound by this Terms of Use in the jurisdiction where you reside as well as under the laws governing this Terms of Use.

2.2. If you represent a company, partnership firm or sole proprietorship, you shall be eligible to access this Website and avail of the Services on its behalf only if you have been duly authorized by way of necessary corporate action, as may be prescribed statutorily and/or under the charter documents of such entity.

2.3. You shall not access this Website and avail of the Services (as defined below) if you are not eligible to do so.

3. SERVICES & DELIVERABLES

3.1. The Services offered by us (“Services”) and the manner of availing of each of the Services are more particularly set out in [SCHEDULE OF SERVICES].

Schedule of Services

www.Connect2projects.com is a website in the business of online publishing of information related and ancillary to projects involving Engineering, Procurement & Construction. The services offered by us shall include but not limited to the following services on a best efforts basis :
a) Leads on projects - which provide information of upcoming projects
b) Opportunities - tenders and direct opportunities for assignments in India and overseas mainly for EPC consultants and advisors/agents/experts who provide services ancillary to construction and non IT projects
c) Project job vacancies - both at central/branch offices and at project sites
d) Directory of consultants including freelancers and international consultants offering services to construction & related projects
e) Listing of industrial estates and SEZs in India
f) Listing of government agencies broadly related to construction projects
g) Listing of forms required to obtain statutory approvals for construction projects in different states in India
h) Listing of projects for sale, land for sale from published and direct sources
i) Assistance for consultants to associate for bidding for projects, to find subconsultants or any similar association
j) Newsletters on a periodical basis
k) Blog postings
l) Publishing of articles, industry updates,etc.
m) Video clippings of interest to users
n) Advertisments to clients

We reserve the right to change or amend, add to or discontinue any of the services offered from time to time based on our own assessment of market conditions and requirements without notice

Membership Plans

a) Guest : A guest is a visitor to the website who does not sign up or log in. A guest can view designated items only .

b) Classic member :Sign up to www.connect2projects.com is free. Once a visitor signs up and logs in he/she is treated as a Classic member who would be able to view all the items on the website other than those requiring upgradation as Premium member where a subscription fee is payable as per subscription plan chosen by the member.

c) Premium member has unrestricted access to all the items covered in his/her subscription plan upon payment.

 

Such Services include Subscribed Services (“Subscribed Services”) which can only be availed by you in the event you register on the Website and pay the requisite fees as set out in [SCHEDULE OF FEES].

Schedule of Fees

Prepaid Annual Subscription - Rs.6000/- (Rupees Six Thousand Only) for Indian subscribers and USD 100/- (US Dollars One Hundred only for overseas subscribers). Once activated from our end, this subscription cannot be cancelled. Payment can also be made by cheque by Indian subscribers favouring LANDMASTER PROJECT WEBLINKS PVT LTDand mailed to our address at :Landmaster Project Wblinks Pvt Ltd,49, 2nd Cross, Teachers Colony Phase 1, Kumaraswamy Layout, Bangalore 560078. Cheques are subject to realisation and subscription will commence the day following the credit of the cheque proceeds into our bank account

Random Subscription @Rs.500/21 days for any number of consecutive weeks available to Indian subscribers only.

3.1. You may avail of the Services and utilize the deliverables that are generated in the course of availing of the Services (“Deliverables”) only in accordance with the Terms of Use.

3.2. You agree not to use the Services for any unlawful purpose. We reserve the right to terminate or restrict your access to a Service if, in our opinion, your use of the Service may violate any laws, regulations or rulings, infringe upon another person's rights or violate the Terms of Use.

4. THIRD PARTY CONTENT

4.1. Although we make every effort to ensure content obtained from third party sources and media (“Third Party Content”) are accurate and up-to-date, we do not in any way, manner or form, confirm the same or endorse the contents thereof. If you do happen to come across any Third Party Content that is inaccurate or not up-to-date, kindly inform us of the same.

4.2. We shall not be liable for any products purchased, services availed of or content downloaded relying on such Third Party Content. All rights, risks, obligations and liabilities arising in connection therewith shall be as stipulated by the Third Party Content owner.

4.3. Other than the Services we provide, our Website receives funding via affiliate promotions. In the interests of disclosure and ethics, we want to be open about how the Website is funded. Besides displaying advertising and other paid sponsorships, we may also receive commission if you purchase any products, avail of any services or download any content from a third party to whom a link is provided to from our Website. Any reviews thereof that may be published are driven entirely by our editorial staff or contributors based on their personal opinions. Please note that links to any third party websites from this Website may include links to affiliate products or services. This means that we will earn a commission (payment) if you go on to perform a certain action as determined by the individual affiliate program; these actions can include downloading a free trial, purchasing a product, signing-up for a service, etc. but are not exclusive to these methods. Banner advertisements displayed in text format may display ads or link to sites that are beyond our control.

5. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY POLICY

5.1. All of the content you see and hear on the Website, including, for example, all of the page headers, images, illustrations, graphics, audio clips, video clips or text, trademarks, tradenames, ("Website Content"), constitute the intellectual property of Connect2Projects and its licensors. The Website and the Website Content are protected by the copyright laws in all applicable jurisdictions.

5.2. You grant us, and our respective affiliates and successors a non-exclusive, transferable, worldwide, fully paid-up, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use, distribute, publicly perform, display, reproduce, and create derivative works from your Comments in any and all media, in any manner, in whole or part, without any duty to compensate you. You also grant us the right to authorize the use of your Comments, or any portion thereof, by subscribers and other users in accordance with the terms and conditions of this Agreement, including the rights to feature your Comments specifically on the Services and to allow other subscribers or users to request access to your comments. We shall be free to use the Comments in any manner as we may deem fit, including to advertise our Website, the Services and Deliverables.

5.3. You may access the Website, avail of the Services and utilize the Website Content for your personal or internal requirements only. You are not entitled to duplicate, distribute, create derivative works of, display, or commercially exploit the Website Content, Services or Deliverables, directly or indirectly, without the prior written permission of the Company. If you would like to request permission to commercially exploit any particular Website Content, you could contact us in the manner provided for herein.

5.4. Upon the payment in full of the fees due from you for the Subscribed Services, we grant to you the non-exclusive and non-transferable right and license to use the Deliverables in accordance with this Terms of Use. If the Deliverables or any part thereof belongs to a third party, all rights, risks, obligations and liabilities arising in connection therewith shall be as stipulated by such third party.

5.5. You could contact us in the manner provided for herein if you believe that any part of the Website Content violates your intellectual property rights or the rights of a third-party.

6. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

6.1. You represent and warrant to us that:

6.1.1. you are eligible to access the Website and avail of the Services and have the right, power and ability to enter into and perform under this Terms of Use

6.1.2. you are duly entitled and authorized to submit the Comments and assign your rights thereto in accordance with the terms hereof to us;

6.1.3. you will comply with all laws applicable to you in the course of availing the Services and utilizing the Deliverables; and

6.1.4. you will not avail of the Services and utilize the Deliverables, directly or indirectly, for any fraudulent undertaking or in any manner so as to interfere with the use of the Services.

7. PRIVACY POLICY

7.1. Access to and use of this Website is subject to our Privacy Policy.[Privacy Policy] We respect your privacy. We do not intentionally monitor or disclose any private messages or address information unless required by law, regulation or court order. You shall, in turn, respect the privacy and confidentiality of others.

8. DISCLAIMER

8.1. The Website Content, Services and Deliverables are provided on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including without limitation warranties of title or implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose.

8.2. You acknowledge that your access of this Website and availing of Services is at your sole risk. Accordingly, we shall not be liable for any damages of any kind that may arise on account thereof.

8.3. All images, audio, video and text in the Website are only for illustrative purposes. None of the models, actors or products in the images is endorsing the Services in any manner.

9. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

9.1. WE HAVE MADE THIS SERVICE AVAILABLE TO USE AS A MATTER OF CONVENIENCE. WE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ANY CLAIM OR LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF THE UPLOADING OF ANY OBSCENE, VULGAR OR PORNOGRAPHIC IMAGES, PHOTOGRAPHS OR PICTURES OR ALTERING OR DISTORTING THE IMAGES AVAILABLE UNDER THIS SERVICE IN AN OBSCENE, VULGAR OR PORNOGRAPHIC MANNER BY USERS. YOU AGREE AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU SHALL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR CONDUCT IN THE COURSE OF AVAILING THE SERVICES. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO NOT PROVIDE THE SERVICES UNDER THE AFORESAID CIRCUMSTANCES, WITHOUT PREJUDICE TO THE OTHER RIGHTS AND REMEDIES AVAILABLE TO US UNDER ANY APPLICABLE LAWS.

9.2. THE WEBSITE, DELIVERABLES AND WEBSITE CONTENT MAY CONTAIN INACCURACIES AND TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. WE DO NOT WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY DELIVERBALES THAT MAY BE GENERATED IN THE COURSE OF AVAILING THE SERVICES.

9.3. IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH THE ACCESS, USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS WEBSITE’S SERVICES OR FOR INTERRUPTED COMMUNICATIONS, DELAY, ETC., EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGES, OR INABILITY TO ACCESS THIS WEBSITE, AVAIL OF THE SERVICES, THE PROVISION OF OR FAILURE TO PROVIDE SERVICES, OR FOR ANY INFORMATION, OBTAINED THROUGH THIS WEBSITE OR ANY OTHER EXTERNAL WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON CONTRACT, TORT, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WE OR ANY OF OUR SUPPLIERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF.

9.4. IN ADDITION, AND WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL OUR AGGREGATE LIABILITY ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS TERMS OF USE OR THE SERVICES RENDERED HEREUNDER, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE, PRODUCT LIABILITY, OR OTHER THEORY), WARRANTY, OR OTHERWISE, EXCEED A SUM OF RS.6,000 (RUPEES SIX THOUSAND) AND IN CONNECTION WITH ANY SUBSCRIBED SERVICES, THE AMOUNT OF FEES EARNED BY US IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SUBSCRIBED SERVICES THAT GAVE RISE TO THE CLAIM FOR LIABILITY.

10. MAXIMUM EFFECT

10.1. The laws of certain jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. If these laws apply, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions, or limitations may not apply to you, and you may have rights in addition to those contained in this Terms of Use. Under such circumstances, ours and our affiliates' (and our and their respective employees, owners/directors, agents and representatives) liability shall be limited to the greatest extent permitted by law.

11. INDEMNIFICATION

11.1. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold us and our affiliates' (and our and their respective employees, owners/directors, agents and representatives) harmless from and against any and all claims, damages, costs and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising from or related to your access and use of this Website, including, without limitation, your access and use of this Website in violation of this Terms of Use, the violation of any third party rights and/or applicable law.

12. GOVERNING LAW, ARBITRATION AND JURISDICTION

12.1. Both, you and us, shall endeavour to amicably resolve any and all disputes arising out of or in connection with this Terms of Use between the both of us, failing which the disputes shall be settled in accordance with provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. For the purposes thereof, both, you and us, shall together appoint a sole arbitrator to conduct the arbitration proceedings. The venue for arbitration shall be Bangalore and the language for arbitration shall be English.

12.2. This Terms of Use is governed and construed in accordance with the laws of India. Subject to Clause 12.1, you hereby irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Bangalore, Karnataka, India, in all disputes arising out of or relating to the access and use of this Website or Services.

12.3. Access and use of this Website is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of this Terms of Use, including without limitation this paragraph. The performance of this Terms of Use is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this Terms of Use is in derogation of our right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of this Website or Services or information provided to or gathered by us with respect to such use.

13. VALIDITY OF TERMS OF USE

13.1. This Terms of Use shall apply when you access the Website and avail of the Services or utilize the Deliverables and your Comments, if any, remain on the Website.

14. REQUESTING PAPER COPIES

14.1. Communications will not be distributed in paper unless you contact us and request a paper version of a particular document. We reserve the right to charge you and collect a handling fee first for any notices that we physically mail to you at your request or because your email address fails.

15. ASSIGNMENT

15.1. You may not assign or transfer any rights, obligations, or privileges that you have under this Terms of Use without our prior written consent. Subject to the foregoing, this Terms of Use will be binding on each our successors and permitted assigns. Any assignment or transfer in violation of this Clause will be deemed null and void.

16. NO WAIVER

16.1. We will not be considered to have waived any of our rights or remedies, or portion of them, unless the waiver is in writing and signed by us. Our failure to enforce the strict performance of any provision of this Terms of Use will not constitute a waiver of our right to subsequently enforce such provision or any other provisions of this Terms of Use.

17. NO AGENCY

17.1. Nothing in this Terms of Use is intended to or creates any type of joint venture, employee-employer, creditor-debtor, escrow, partnership, or any fiduciary relationship between you or us or our affiliates. Further, except as expressly provided: (a) neither you nor us shall be deemed to be an agent or representative of the other by virtue of this Terms of Use, (b) neither you nor us is authorized to, or will attempt to, create or assume any obligation or liability, express or implied, in the name of or otherwise on behalf of the other, and (c) without limiting the generality of the foregoing, neither you nor us will enter into any contract, agreement, or other commitment, make any warranty or guaranty, or incur any obligation or liability in the name or otherwise on behalf of the other.

18. ENTIRE AGREEMENT

18.1. This Terms of Use, The Privacy Policy and the Subscription Terms & Conditions, if applicable, constitute the entire agreement between you and us with respect to the subject matter hereof and thereof and supersede and replace all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding such subject matter. The Clauses above shall survive the termination or expiry of this Agreement.

19. ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION

19.1. By accepting this Terms of Use, you expressly grant your consent to receive notices and communication electronically from us. Communications shall be posted on the Website and all such communications will be deemed to be in "writing" and received by you when posted thereon. You are responsible for printing, storing, and maintaining your own records of such communications. All notices and communications to us should be sent to the designated email address(es) provided for herein below.

20. COMMENTS

20.1. We welcome your comments regarding this Website. However, any comments, feedback, notes, messages, ideas, suggestions or other communications (collectively, "Comments") sent to this Website shall be subject to all applicable laws and be governed by the Intellectual Property Policy. You shall be liable for any claims arising out of the Comments submitted by you.

Your comments and all inquiries or complaints may be directed to:

Connect2Projects

Landmaster Project Weblinks Privatve Limited

#49, 2nd Cross, Teachers Colony Phase 1, Kumaraswamy Layout

Bangalore 560078, Karnataka

ATTN: Raghunatha Simha

E-mail: info@connect2projects.com

Phone No.: 080 42122246

www.Connect2projects.com is a website that contains of information related and ancillary to projects involving Engineering, Procurement & Construction. The Services offered by us shall include but not be limited to the following which shall be provided on a best efforts commercially viable basis:

1. Leads on projects - which provide information onf upcoming projects;
2. Opportunities - tenders and direct opportunities for assignments in India; and overseas mainly for EPC consultants and advisors/agents/experts who provide services ancillary to construction and non IT projects;
3. Project job vacancies - both at central/branch offices and at project sites;
4. Directory of consultants including freelancers and international consultants who offer services to construction & related projects;
5. Listing of industrial estates and SEZs in India;
6. Listing of government agencies broadly related to construction projects;
7. Listing of forms required to obtain statutory approvals for construction projects in different states in India;
8. Listing of projects for sale, land for sale from published and direct sources;
9. Assistance for consultants to associate for bidding for projects, to find sub-consultants or any similar association;
10. Newsletters on a periodical basis;
11. Blog postings;
12. Publishing of articles, industry updates, etc.;
13. Video clippings of interest to users; and
14. Advertisements to clients.

We reserve the right to change or amend, add to or discontinue any of the Services offered from time to time based on our own assessment of market conditions and requirements without notice.

MEMBERSHIP PLANS:

a) Guest : A guest is a visitor to the website who does not sign up or log in. A guest can view designated items only.

b) Classic Member: A Classic Member is a visitor who signs up to and registers with www.connect2projects.com for free. Once a visitor signs up and registers, he/she is treated as a Classic Member who would be able to view all the items on the website other than those that only a Premium Member is entitled to view and access.

c) Premium Member: A Premium Member is a member has unrestricted access to all the items on the website, upon payment of the subscription fees specified therefore in the Schedule of Fees.

 

SUBSCRIPTION TERMS & CONDITIONS

This Subscription Terms & Conditions shall apply to your use of the subscribed services (each, a "Subscribed Service") offered on www.connect2projects.com ("Website") and shall incorporate and be governed by the Terms of Use. Accordingly, all the defined terms used but not defined herein shall have the meaning ascribed thereto in the Terms of Use.

If you agree to be bound by the terms & conditions hereof, you should check the box indicating your agreement thereto on the subscription page for the Subscribed Services. If you do not agree to be bound by the terms & conditions, you should not check the box,in which case you will not be able to proceed with the subscription process for the Subscribed Services and you will not become a subscriber. To the extent you have access to, or are using, a Subscribed Service without having completed our subscription process, you are hereby notified that your continued use of a Subscribed Service is subject to the terms & conditions hereof.

1. SUBSCRIPTION

1.1. To avail of our Subscribed Services, you are required to subscribe for the same. Subscription includes filling in personal details to obtain an account, username and password. You agree to provide truthful and accurate information during the subscription process. You also agree to update any relevant information immediately in the event of any change. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or if we believe that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, we reserve the right to suspend or terminate your account(s) and refuse any and all current or future use of the Subscribed Services, or any portion thereof.

1.2. You confirm that you are eligible to subscribe for the Subscription Services and the same will not be in violation of any laws as may be applicable in your jurisdiction.

1.3. You further confirm that you are legally entitled to pay for the Subscribed Services and that if someone else is making such payment on your behalf, they will be made aware of the terms & conditions hereof before they make such payment.

2. PRIVACY AND YOUR ACCOUNT

2.1. Subscription data and other information about you are subject to our Privacy Policy. Your information may be stored and processed in India, and by subscribing to a Subscribed Service, you consent to the transfer of information outside of your country. If your access to a Subscribed Service has been provided by or through a third party (for example, your employer)(each, a "Third Party"), the Third Party may have provided us with information about you to enable us to provide you with access to the Subscribed Services and distinguish you from other subscribers (such as your email address or name). If you access Subscribed Services using a password, you are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of that password. If you provide someone else with access to your password to the Subscribed Services, they will have the ability to view information about your account and make changes through the website for the Subscribed Services, in which case it would be deemed that you have made such changes. Similarly, if you share the answer to your security question for the Subscribed Services, with a third party, they will be able to request information about your account and make changes thereto. You agree to notify us promptly if you change your address or email so that we can continue to contact you and send any notices required hereunder. If you fail to notify us promptly of a change, then any notice we send to your old address or email shall be deemed sufficient notice.


2.2. Should you wish to make any changes to or update any information furnished to us at the time of subscribing to the Subscribed Services, you may contact us in the following manner:

Connect2Projects

Landmaster Project Weblinks Private Limited

#49, 2nd Cross, Teachers Colony Phase 1, Kumaraswamy Layout

Bangalore 560078, Karnataka

ATTN: Raghunatha Simha

E-mail: info@connect2projects.com

Phone No.: 080 42122246

 

3. FEES AND PAYMENTS

3.1. The fees for the Subscribed Services payable by Premium Members are set out in [SCHEDULE OF FEES] [link].

3.2. You agree to pay the subscription fees and any other charges incurred in connection with your user name and password for the Subscribed Services at the rates in effect when the charges are incurred. If your subscription includes access to areas containing additional premium content or services/ packages which are newly introduced / added from time to time, your access to such areas may be subject to additional fees, terms and conditions, which will be separately disclosed in such areas which you may opt to subscribe in addition to your prevailing subscription. Subscription fees will be billed at the beginning of your subscription term or any renewal thereof. Unless we state in writing otherwise, all fees and charges are not refundable. We may change the fees and charges then in effect, or add new fees or charges, by giving you notice in advance. If you want to use a different credit card or there is a change in credit card validity or expiration date, please inform us in the manner specified here to make changes. If you believe someone has accessed a Subscribed Service using your user name and password without your authorization, please inform us immediately in the manner specified in the Terms of Use to make changes. You are responsible for any fees or charges incurred to access a Subscribed Service through an Internet access provider or other third-party service.

3.3. The fees set out in the SCHEDULE OF FEES are inclusive of taxes and shall be payable at actuals by you.

3.4. The fees may be paid through the payment gateways provided for on the Website. All such payment shall be subject to the terms and conditions set out by the payment gateway service provider.

4. CANCELLATION AND RENEWAL

4.1.  Your subscription may be terminated with or without cause at any point in time by us. However, if such cancellation is for reasons solely attributable to us, we shall refund a pro-rata amount of any subscription fees paid for the unutilized period.

4.2. For annual subscriptions, we will notify you of the expiry of your subscription at least 30 days prior to the date your subscription expires. You may, at your sole discretion, accordingly renew the subscription by paying the applicable subscription fees.

5. LIMITATIONS ON USE

5.1. Only one individual may access a Subscribed Service at the same time using the same user name or password, unless we agree otherwise.

5.2. The Deliverables (as defined in the Terms of Use) available through the Subscribed Services are our property or the property of our licensors and are protected by copyright and other intellectual property laws. Unless you have our written consent, you may not sell, publish, distribute, retransmit or otherwise provide access to the Deliverables received through the Subscribed Services to anyone, including, if applicable, your employees.

5.3. While you may download, store and create an archive certain Deliverables for your personal use, you may not otherwise provide access to such an archive to anyone other than your employees on an occasional basis.

5.4. You agree not to rearrange or modify the Deliverables. You agree not to create abstracts from, scrape or display our Deliverables for use on another web site or service. You agree not to post any content from the Subscribed Services to weblogs, newsgroups, mail lists or electronic bulletin boards, without our written consent.

5.5. We may refuse to grant you a user name that impersonates someone else, is protected by trademark or other proprietary right law, or is vulgar or otherwise offensive.

6. COMMUNITY; USER GENERATED CONTENT

 

6.1. User Name. We require you to sign up and log in as a Classic Member to have general access to our community area. However, in order to have complete access or to access packages offered to and opted for by you from time to time, you will need to and sign up and log in as a Premium Member. We require that you use your own first and last name as your user name for the purposes of the community being able to credibly identify you. It is your responsibility to choose your password wisely. If you have concerns or believe that someone is using your password without your authority, please contact us in the manner specified in the Terms of Use. We reserve the right to disclose any information about you, including subscription data, in order to comply with any applicable laws and/or requests under legal process, to operate our systems properly, to protect our property or rights, and to safeguard the interests of others.

6.2. User Generated Content.

6.2.1. User Content. We offer users the opportunity to comment on and engage in discussions regarding articles, companies and various topics. Any content, information, graphics, audio, images, and links users submit as part of creating user’s profile or in connection with any of the foregoing activities is referred to as "User Content" and is subject to various terms & conditions as set forth below.

6.2.2. Cautions Regarding Other Users and User Content. You understand and agree that User Content includes information, views, opinions, and recommendations of many individuals and organizations and is designed to help you gather the information that you may need in your profession. Importantly, you are responsible for your own decisions and for properly analyzing and verifying any information you intend to rely upon. We do not endorse any recommendation or opinion made by any user. We do not routinely screen, edit, or review User Content. However, we reserve the right to monitor or remove any User Content from the Services at any time without notice. You should also be aware that other users may use our Services for personal gain. As a result, please approach messages with appropriate caution. User Content may be misleading, deceptive, or in error.

6.2.3. Grant of Rights and Representations by You. If you upload, post or submit any User Content, you represent to us that you have all the necessary legal rights to upload, post or submit such User Content and it will not violate any law or the rights of any person. You agree that upon uploading, posting or submitting information on the Services, you grant us, and our respective affiliates and successors a non-exclusive, transferable, worldwide, non fee bearing, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use, distribute, publicly perform, display, reproduce, and create derivative works from your User Content in any and all media, in any manner, in whole or part, without any duty to compensate you. You also grant us the right to authorize the use of User Content, or any portion thereof, by Subscribers and other users in accordance with the terms & conditions hereof, including the rights to feature your User Content specifically on the Services and to allow other Subscribers or users to request access to your User Content.

6.2.4. Rules of Conduct. All users must ensure that the User Content uploaded, posted or submitted:
• is relevant to the Website Content;
• is not abusive or vitriolic;
• is not vulgar, sexist, casteist, racist or derogatory in any form or manner;
• is not for the purposes of soliciting business;
• is not in violation of anyone's copyright or IPR;

6.2.5. We may remove any User Content with or without reason and without notice to you. This includes all materials related to your use of the Services or subscription, including email accounts, postings, profiles or other personalized information you have created while availing of the Subscribed Services.