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Welcome on this Site dedicated to the Piramal Foundation and accessible at the following URL : Please read carefully the following Terms of Use, which shall govern the use of this Site. Your continuing use of this Site, shall be considered as implied consent to accept these Terms of Use without reserve. In case you do not agree with any of the terms mentioned herein, do not use this site. Piramal Foundation reserves the right that it may revise and update these Terms of Use from time to time.

1. Acceptance of Terms:

This Web-site is offered to the user of the Services (User) on the condition that the User accepts the terms contained herein, without any modification whatsoever. For the purposes of this Terms of Use, 'Services' shall mean and include, without limitation, access to the Website including but not limited to HTML Code, literature, content, pictures, articles, documents, hyperlinks, information, software, products, tools and Services including tools and information (which help User take decisions to donate monies and/or give time to non-governmental organizations or for charitable causes), provided or made available on (“Website”) or any other third party Website, whether pursuant to subscription or otherwise.

2. Access to Site:

This site is accessible only to people who are of the age 18 years or above and have available a valid e- mail address. In case of minor, prior authorisation of parents is required.

For the purpose of sharing experience/opinions:
User accepts that the data/information/contents of the blogs submitted by them to us and that is stored in our information system is accurate and acts as proof of users identity. Further all information and comments given by the user shall be deemed to be their own views/opinions and are given by them solely at their own will and accord and Piramal Foundation takes no responsibility as to the individual views expressed on this site by the User

3. Intellectual Property Rights: (IP)

Piramal Foundation hereby grants to the User, the right to use the Services in accordance with these terms, and for no other purpose. Please note that all elements contained on this Website including all individual articles, columns and other elements making up the Services including but not limited to designs, images, marks, text, video’s or any other element are protected by intellectual property rights, International Treaty provisions and/or other proprietary rights under the laws of India and are Copyrighted work solely owned by Piramal Foundation and/ or its Suppliers. The development of this Site represents a significant investment and work in common on the part of our teams.

For this reason, except as expressly stipulated herein, we have not granted you any right other than that of access to the Site for your strictly personal and private use. All use, reproduction or representation of the Site (in whole or in part) or of the elements which comprise it, on any media whatsoever, for other purposes, including, but not limited to, commercial purposes, is not authorized. By using this site you agree to abide by all applicable laws as well as any additional Copyright notices or restrictions as applicable from time to time. Piramal Foundation or any other third party shall be entitled to obtain equitable relief for any violation of their IP, over and above all other remedies available to it to protect its interests therein.

Violators will be liable to be prosecuted to the maximum extent possibility under the relevant law. The Services is licensed to the User for accessing the Website and is not sold to User. Piramal Foundation owns the Services, its applications, proprietary rights and Trademarks on the Website.

4. Use of the Site:

In the first place, we would like to remind you that use of the Site implies that you have the necessary hardware and software resources for use of the Internet available with yourself.

Furthermore, we would like to remind you that the Internet does not allow the guarantying of the security, availability and integrity of data transmissions, accordingly we cannot be held liable in the event of errors, omissions, deletions, delays, faults (including, but not limited to, by the actions of viruses), of the lines of communication, the hardware and the software which is not under our control or in the event of non-authorized use or possible degradation of the content published on this Site.

5. General obligations of the User:

We defend the values of toleration and of respect of the rights of others. This is the reason that this Site may not be used as a vehicle for racist, violent, xenophobic, malicious, obscene or illicit proposals.

6. In using this Site, you agree not to:

Distribute, injurious, defamatory, non-authorized, malicious content, infringing on privacy or image rights, inciting violence, racial or ethnic hatred; use the Site for political, promotional or proselytizing purposes; publish promotional or advertising content; divert the Discussion Space from its intended purposes, including, but not limited to, using it as a dating service; distribute information or content capable of upsetting the sensibilities of the young; conduct illegal activities, including, but not limited to, infringing on the rights as to software, marks, photographs, images, text, video etc.

We would like to stress that you must hold all rights and/or authorizations with respect to any applicable content that is in line with the purpose of this site which you wish to publish on this Site.

In this regard, we recommend not publishing content (in particular photographs) showing recent architectural items, advertising creations, third party intellectual property rights.

7. Specific stipulations for certain Segments:

Various Segments may be made available to you on this Site: Downloadable Content, On-Line Applications, User Content, Discussion Space, etc. (the "Segments ").

8. Downloadable Content:

We may make available on this Site content that you are authorized to download ("Downloadable Content"). In downloading or using such Downloadable Content, you are deemed to have agreed to use it in conformity with these Terms of Use.

We grant you, for your personal and private use only, royalty free and for the legal term of copyright protection, a non-exclusive, non-transferable, right to use the Downloadable Content. Any reproduction, representation, modification or distribution of the Downloadable Content is prohibited.

9. Share Your opinions/experiences:

We may make available on this Site a space permitting you to communicate with other users (the " Share Your Opinions/ Experiences").

The Discussion Space must be used in conformity with the applicable law in force, accepted standards of morality, the principles set forth herein and in compliance with the rights of others. Any information and comments or views given by you or any blogger in relation to any health condition, personal data, individuals, issues or any information whatsoever, are your own views/opinions and are given by you solely at your own will and accord and under the capacity of an independent viewer / blogger and the Company takes no responsibility as to the individual views expressed on this site by the User.

All rights/liabilities with respect to the particular comments/views will lie with the particular User only and not with the company. Company under no circumstances shall be held responsible for any views expressed by the users on the site. Company assures to take all reasonable steps to filter the comments based on standards of morality and principles set forth under these T&C however, in case of any views/comments which appears contrary to the applicable law in force and/or to accepted standards of morality and/or the principles set forth herein and/or which infringes on the rights of others, please inform us at the following address:

10. Links to third Party Sites:

This Website may contain links to other Websites (“Linked Sites/Hypertext links) operated by parties other than Piramal Foundation. The links in this Site will let the User leave and proceed to the linked site. The User's use of each such site shall be also subjected to the Terms of Use and Disclaimer policies, if any, contained within each such site and the terms of use of this site. In the event that any of the Terms contained herein conflict with the terms of use contained within any such site, then the terms of use for such third party site shall prevail. The linked Sites are not under the control of Piramal Foundation and we are not responsible for the contents of any linked Site or any link contained in a linked Site, or any changes or updates to such sites. Piramal Foundation will not directly or indirectly be liable for any loss that may arise to the User as a result of his accessing the linked Sites of third party.

11. Access Restriction/Fees:

Piramal Foundation reserves the right to deny, in its sole discretion, any User access to this Website or any portion thereof without notice or justification. Further Piramal Foundation reserves the right at any time to charge fees for access to any Services provided by it. It shall put up a notice to this effect with necessary details at the relevant point of time.

12. Limits on Personal and Non-Commercial Use:

The User expressly agrees to use the Services strictly for personal purpose. The User shall not recompile, disassemble, copy, modify, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish or create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, software, products, tools or Services accessed from this Website. The User may not rent, lease, sell, sublicense, lend or in any manner allow any other party to use the Services, with or without consideration.

13. Privacy:

The User represents that he is aware that in the process of subscribing to the Services or parts of it, Piramal Foundation may obtain information relating to the User, including that of a confidential nature. This information will be used by Piramal Foundation for its internal purposes and will be kept confidential. Notwithstanding anything contained above, Piramal Foundation reserves the right to disclose personal information where it believes in good faith that such disclosure is required by law, to perform necessary credit checks or collect or report debts owed to Piramal Foundation, to protect Piramal Foundation's rights or property or for other bonafide uses. The User agrees and warrants that all information that Piramal Foundation may possess or may obtain pursuant to the use of Services has been possessed or obtained with the permission of the User.

14. Modification of these terms and conditions:

Piramal Foundation may come and reserved the right to modify the content and information included on this site as well as to amend these Terms of Use, including but not limited to, in order to comply with the applicable new legislation and/or regulations and/or to improve the Site. Any modification and/or amendment shall be integrated into these Terms of Use. The User's continued use of the Site will be subject to the Terms of Use in force at the time of their use of the Website.

15. Indemnification :

The User agrees to indemnify, defend and hold harmless Piramal Foundation, its officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents or any third party from and against any cause of action ,claim or demand, including without limitation any reasonable legal, accounting or other professional fees, brought by or on the user's behalf in excess of the liability described herein or by / on account of a third party due to or arising out of User's use of this Website, the Services contained herein, the violation of any intellectual property or any other right of any person or entity.

16. Disclaimer of warranties:

Piramal Foundation warrants that it does not provide any professional financial advice on this Website. The User warrants that it shall obtain independent advice before making any Financial or other decision based on the Services provided through this Website.

Piramal Foundation expressly disclaims all warranties and conditions of any kind, whether express, implied or statutory pertaining to the Services provided by it including but not limited to implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, data accuracy and completeness and any warranties relating to viruses and non-infringement in the Services and provision of Services free from disruption or interruption.

The Services should not be construed to be an advertisement for solicitation for Donations for non- governmental organizations or other charitable organizations listed in this Website. Piramal Foundation shall not be responsible for any loss or liability incurred to the user as a consequence of his/her or any other person on his behalf taking any financial, investment or other decisions based on the information, research reports, analysis, etc. provided on the Website or by usage of the Website.

Piramal Foundation shall also not be liable for errors, omissions or typographical errors, disruption delay, interruption, failure, deletion or defect of/in the Services provided by it.

Piramal Foundation warrant that the content, information or any activity conducted on this site is in accordance with all the applicable laws and regulations. Piramal Foundation shall not be liable, directly or indirectly, to the User or any third party, as a consequence of the failure of its equipment, howsoever defined, or that of Internet Services Provider, User or any third party to function in such manner as is reasonably expected of such equipment. Piramal Foundation shall not be responsible for any downtime of such equipment. Piramal Foundation makes no representations or warranties, either express or implied that the research, development, marketing, distribution, use or provision of the Services will not infringe any patent, copyright or other right of any third party.

17. Limitation of liability:

The User agrees that neither Piramal Foundation nor its directors or employees shall be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, resulting from the use/delivery/performance or the inability to use/deliver/perform the Services or any cost of repair & correction Services or resulting from the Services subscribed to or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through or of User's transmissions or data, even if Piramal Foundation or its employees have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

The User further agrees that Piramal Foundation shall not be liable for any damages arising from interruption, suspension or termination of Services, whether such interruption, suspension or termination was justified or not, negligent or intentional, inadvertent or advertent The User also agrees that his sole remedy under this Terms of Use is cancellation of the Services.

18. Submissions:

User agrees as a condition of viewing, that any communication between User and Website is deemed as submission. All submissions, including any data, queries, feedback, ideas, comments or suggestion shall become the exclusive property of Piramal Foundation or its affiliates and may be used, without further permission, for commercial or non-commercial use without additional consideration of any kind to User.

19. Monitoring:

We have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor any activity and content associated with the W (s) and/or the Services. We may investigate any reported violation of these Conditions or complaints and take any action that we deem appropriate (which may include, but is not limited to, issuing warnings, suspending, terminating or attaching conditions to your access and/or removing any materials on the Website(s) and/or the Services).

20. NGO Listing:

Piramal Foundation reserves the right to list, deny listing, or delist any NGO from the Website.

Submission of documents by a NGO does not in itself guarantee automatic listing. Piramal Foundation shall not be liable, directly or indirectly, to any other NGO or any third party, as a consequence of listing, denying listing, or delisting of any NGO.

21. Governing Law and Jurisdiction:

This Terms of Use is governed by the laws of the Republic of India. The User hereby consents and submits to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of Courts in Mumbai, India in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of this Website or Services.

22. General:

Nothing contained in this Terms of Use is in derogation of Piramal Foundation's right to comply with Governmental, Court and Law enforcement requests or requirements relating to use of this Website, Services or information provided to or gathered by Piramal Foundation with respect to such use.

This Terms of Use constitutes the entire agreement between the User and Piramal Foundation with respect to this Website and the Services provided by Piramal Foundation.

If the User violates any term of this Terms of Use, Piramal Foundation may terminate the User's access to this Website, without waiving any other rights. The User would continue to remain liable for any liabilities that may have arisen before the termination.