Effective Date: August 11, 2020
a) The terms "CORE Net", “corenet.in”, “Corenet”, “CORE Net Platform” refer to the brand CORE Net which is owned by the Owner being Quicksand Design Studio Private Ltd.
b) The term “Member/s” refers to any person, body/association of persons, research body/bodies/organisation, company, partnership or LLP, who has either requested CORE Net or has been requested by CORE Net to join as a member of the CORE Net Platform to make contributions/research/study on COVID-19 pandemic.
c) Owner, Us, We: The Owner, as the creator, operator, manager and publisher of the Website, makes the Website, and certain Services on it, available to users. Quicksand, Owner, Us, We, Our, Ours, Company and other first-person pronouns will refer to the Owner, as well as all employees and affiliates of the Owner.
d)You, the User, the Client: You, as the user of the Website, will be referred to throughout these Terms of Service with second-person pronouns such as You, Your, Yours, or as User. For the purpose of these Terms of Service, the term "User" or "you" shall mean any natural or legal person who is accessing the Website. The term '"Your" shall be construed accordingly.
e) Parties: Collectively, the parties to these Terms of Service (the Owner and You) will be referred to as Parties.
By using the Website, You warrant that You have read and reviewed these Terms of Service and that You agree to be bound by it. If You do not agree to be bound by these Terms of Service, please leave the Website immediately. The Owner only agrees to provide use of this Website and Services to You if You assent to these Terms of Service. Further, based on the Services obtained by a User, additional terms and conditions in respect of the specific Services may apply, which shall be deemed an agreement between the Users and the Owner.
The Membership to the Website is by invitation only from the Owner. You assume all risks associated with dealing with other users with whom you come in contact through the Website. You agree to use the Website only for lawful purposes without infringing the rights or restricting the use of this Website by any third party.
The Owner may provide You with certain information as a result of Your use of the Website. Such information may include, but is not limited to, documentation, data, or information developed by the Owner and other Members, and other materials which may assist in Your use of the Website or Services ("Owner Materials"). Subject to these Terms of Service, the Owner grants You a non-exclusive, limited, non-transferable and revocable license to use the Owner Materials solely in connection with Your use of the Website. This license terminates upon Your cessation of use of the Website or at the termination of these Terms of Service.
You agree not to collect contact information of other Users from the Website or download or copy any information by means of unsolicited access so as to communicate directly with them or for any reason whatsover.
Any unauthorized use by you shall terminate the permission or license granted to you by the Website and You agree that you shall not bypass any measures used by the Owner to prevent or restrict access to the Website.
You agree that the Website and all Services provided by the Owner are the property of the Owner, including all copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents and intellectual property ("Owner IP"). You agree that the Owner owns all right, title and interest in and to the Owner IP and that You will not use the Owner IP for any unlawful or infringing purpose. You agree not to reproduce or distribute the Owner IP in any way, including electronically or via registration of any new trademarks, trade names, service marks or Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), without express written permission from the Owner.
As a user of the Website, You may be asked to register with Us by filling a form and registration is subject to acceptance by the Owner. Upon registration, You will choose a user identifier, which may be Your email address or another term, as well as a password. You may also provide personal information, that is, Your name and your organization’s name, if any. You are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of this information. This identifying information will enable You to use the Website. You must not share such identifying information with any third party and if You discover that Your identifying information has been compromised, You agree to notify Us immediately in writing. Email notification will suffice. You are responsible for maintaining the safety and security of Your identifying information as well as keeping Us apprised of any changes to Your identifying information. Providing false or inaccurate information, or using the Website to further fraud or unlawful activity is grounds for immediate termination of these Terms of Service. The Owner reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in its sole discretion.
We reserve the right to refuse service on the Website at our sole discretion to anyone for any reason at any time.
You agree not to use the Website for any unlawful purpose or any purpose prohibited under this clause. You agree not to use the Website in any way that could damage the Website or general business of the Owner.
You further agree not to use the Website:
I) To harass, abuse, or threaten others or otherwise violate any person's legal rights;
II) To violate any intellectual property rights of the Owner or any third party;
III) To upload or otherwise disseminate any computer viruses or other software that may damage the property of another;
IV) To perpetrate any fraud;
V) To engage in or create any unlawful gambling, sweepstakes, or pyramid scheme;
VI) To publish or distribute any obscene or defamatory material;
VII) To publish or distribute any material that incites violence, hate or discrimination towards any group;
VIII) To unlawfully gather information about others.
You are prohibited from using the Website or its content: (a) for any unlawful purpose; (b) to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts; (c) to infringe on any third party's intellectual property or proprietary rights, or rights of publicity or privacy, whether knowingly or unknowingly; (d) to violate any local, federal or international law, statute, ordinance or regulation; ((e) to harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability; (f) to submit false or misleading information or any content which is defamatory, libelous, threatening, unlawful, harassing, indecent, abusive, obscene, or lewd and lascivious or pornographic, or exploits minors in any way or assists in human trafficking or content that would violate rights of publicity and/or privacy or that would violate any law; (g) to upload or transmit viruses or any other type of malicious code that will or may be used in any way that will affect the functionality or operation of the Service or of any related website, other websites, or the Internet; (h) to collect or track the personal information of others; (i) to damage, disable, overburden, or impair the Website or any other party's use of the Website; (j) to spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape; (j) for any obscene or immoral purpose; or (k) to interfere with or circumvent the security features of the Service or any related website, other websites, or the Internet; (l) to personally threaten or have the effect of personally threatening other Members. We reserve the right to terminate your use of the Website, Service or any related website for violating any of the prohibited uses. The Company has the full authority to review all content posted by Members/Visitor/s on the Website. You acknowledge that the Website is not responsible or liable and does not control the content of any information that may be posted to the Website by You or other Member/Visitor of the Website and you are solely responsible for the same. You agree that You shall not upload, post, or transmit any content that you do not have a right to make available (such as, the intellectual property of another party).
You agree to comply with all applicable laws, statutes and regulations concerning your use of the Website and further agree that you will not transmit any information, data, text, files, links, software, chats, communication or other materials that is abusive, invasive of another's privacy, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, unlawful, false, misleading, harmful, threatening, hateful or racially or otherwise objectionable, including without limitation material of any kind or nature that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, provincial, national, or international law or regulation, or encourage the use of controlled substances.
We may, but have no obligation to, monitor, edit or remove content that we determine in our sole discretion as unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party's intellectual property or these Terms of Service.
You may not use our products for any illegal or unauthorized purpose nor may you, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).
You understand that each time use the Website in any manner, you agree to these Terms. By agreeing to these Terms, you acknowledge that you are interested in receiving updates of the latest research on COVID-19 pandemic or any other interest within the domain of the Website that you have selected and consent to receive communications via e-mail messages. Communication can also be by posting any notices on the Website. You agree that the communications sent to You by the Website shall not be construed as spam or bulk under any law prevailing in any country where such communication is received.
Through Your Use of the Website, You may provide Us with certain information. By using the Website, You authorize the Owner to use Your information in India and any other country where We may operate.
a) Information We May Collect or Receive: When You register for an account, You provide Us with a valid email address and may provide Us with additional information, such as Your name. Depending on how You use Our Website, We may also receive information from external applications You use to access Our Website, or We may receive information through various web technologies, such as cookies, log files, clear gifs, web beacons or others.
b) How We Use Information: In terms of usage, CORE Net posts information pertaining to research outputs/conclusions/results arrived at or produced individually or collectively by the members (i.e. research organisations) of CORE Net on the issue of global pandemic of COVID-19, for which prior permission is duly sought by CORE Net from the contributing members before posting any information. We may also track certain of the passive information received to improve Our marketing and analytics, and for this, We may work with third-party providers.
c) How You Can Protect Your Information: If You would like to disable Our access to any passive information We receive from the use of various technologies, You may choose to disable cookies in Your web browser. Please be aware that the Owner will still receive information about You that You have provided, such as Your email address. If You choose to terminate Your account, the Owner will store information about You for the following number of days: 30. After that time, it will be deleted.
You agree not to undertake any of the following actions:
a) Reverse engineer, or attempt to reverse engineer or disassemble any code or software from or on the Website or Services;
b) Violate the security of the Website or Services through any unauthorized access, circumvention of encryption or other security tools, data mining or interference to any host, Member or network.
The Owner does not accept responsibility for the security of Your account or content. You agree that Your use of the Website is at Your own risk.
You agree to defend and indemnify the Owner and any of its Members, affiliates, employees or stakeholders and hold Us harmless against any and all legal claims and demands, including reasonable attorney's fees, which may arise from or relate to Your use or misuse of the Website, Your breach of these Terms of Service, or Your conduct or actions. You agree that the Owner shall be able to select its own legal counsel and may participate in its own defense, if the Owner wishes.
You are strictly prohibited from using the Website or any of the Owner's Services for illegal spam activities, including gathering email addresses and personal information from others or sending any mass commercial emails.
The Owner may occasionally post links to third party websites or other services. You agree that the Owner is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage caused as a result of Your use of any third party services linked to from Our Website.
The Owner may, from time to time and at any time without notice to You, modify these Terms of Service. You agree that the Owner has the right to modify these Terms of Service or revise anything contained herein. You further agree that all modifications to these Terms of Service are in full force and effect immediately upon posting on the Website and that modifications or variations will replace any prior version of these Terms of Service, unless prior versions are specifically referred to or incorporated into the latest modification or variation of these Terms of Service.
a) You agree to routinely monitor these Terms of Service and refer to the Effective Date posted at the top of these Terms of Service to note modifications or variations. You further agree to clear Your cache when doing so to avoid accessing a prior version of these Terms of Service. You agree that Your continued use of the Website after any modifications to these Terms of Service is a manifestation of Your continued assent to these Terms of Service.
b) In the event that You fail to monitor any modifications to or variations of these Terms of Service, You agree that such failure shall be considered an affirmative waiver of Your right to review the modified Agreement.
This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding between the Parties with respect to any and all use of this Website. This Agreement supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous agreements or understandings, written or oral, regarding the use of this Website.
The Owner may need to interrupt Your access to the Website to perform maintenance or emergency services on a scheduled or unscheduled basis. You agree that Your access to the Website may be affected by unanticipated or unscheduled downtime, for any reason, but that the Owner shall have no liability for any damage or loss caused as a result of such downtime.
The Owner may terminate these Terms of Service with You at any time for any reason, with or without cause. The Owner specifically reserves the right to terminate these Terms of Service if You violate any of the terms outlined herein, including, but not limited to, violating the intellectual property rights of the Owner or a third party, failing to comply with applicable laws or other legal obligations, and/or publishing or distributing illegal material. If You are a Member with Us/CORE Net, You may also terminate these Terms of Service at any time by contacting Us and requesting termination. At the termination of these Terms of Service, any provisions that would be expected to survive termination by their nature shall remain in full force and effect.
You agree that Your use of the Website is at Your sole and exclusive risk and that any Services provided by Us are on an "As Is" basis. The Owner makes no warranties that the Website will meet Your needs or that the Website will be uninterrupted, error-free, or secure. The Owner also makes no warranties as to the reliability or accuracy of any information on the Website or obtained through the Services. You agree that any damage that may occur to You, through Your computer system, or as a result of loss of Your data from Your use of the Website is Your sole responsibility and that the Owner is not liable for any such damage or loss.
The Website makes no warranty that the use of the Website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, without defect or error free. You expressly agree that use of the site is at your own risk. The Website shall not be responsible for any content found on the Website.
Your use of any information or materials on this site or otherwise obtained through use of this Website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable.
The Website assumes no responsibility for the accuracy, currency, completeness or usefulness of information, views, opinions or advice in any material contained on the Website. Any information of third parties is made available without doing any changes and so the Website cannot guarantee accuracy and is not liable to any inconsistencies arising thereof. All postings, messages, advertisements, photos, sounds, images, text, files, video or other materials posted on, transmitted through, or linked from the Website, are solely the responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated and the Website does not control, and is not responsible for Content available on the Website.
There may be instances when incorrect information is published inadvertently on our Website such as typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions on the material posted by Members. Any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, may be corrected at our discretion at any time and we may change or update information if any information on the Website or on any related website is inaccurate at any time without prior notice.
We undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify information on the Website or on any related website except as required by law.
The Website shall not be responsible for any interaction between you and the other Members of the Website or Third Party. Under no circumstances will the Website be liable for any goods, services, resources or content available through such third party dealings or communications, or for any harm related thereto. The Website is under no obligation to become involved in any disputes between you and other Members of the Website or between you and any other third parties. You agree to release the Website from any and all claims, demands, and damages arising out of or in connection with such dispute.
You agree and understand that while the Website and the Owner have made reasonable efforts to safeguard the Website, it cannot and does not ensure or make any representations that the Website or any of the information provided by You cannot be hacked by any unauthorised third parties. You specifically agree that the Website shall not be responsible for unauthorized access to or alteration of Your transmissions or data, any material or data sent or received or not sent or received.
You specifically agree that the Website is not responsible or liable for any threatening, defamatory, obscene, offensive or illegal content or conduct of any other party or any infringement of another's rights, including intellectual property rights. You specifically agree that the Website is not responsible for any content sent using and/or included in the Website by any third party.
You will be solely responsible for any damages to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any information and/or material.
In no event shall the Website be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages or any damages whatsoever including, without limitation, any interaction between you and other Members of the Website or otherwise arising out of the use of the Website, damages resulting from use of or reliance on the information present, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise.
You accept all responsibility for, and hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Company and the Owner from and against, any actions taken by you or by any person authorized to use your account, including without limitation, disclosure of passwords to third parties. By using the Website, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the indemnified parties from any and all liability regarding your use of the Website or participation in any Website's activities. If you are dissatisfied with the Website, or do not agree with these terms, your only recourse and exclusive remedy shall be to stop using the Website.
The Owner is not liable for any damages that may occur to You as a result of Your use of the Website, to the fullest extent permitted by law.
a) LANGUAGE: All communications made or notices given pursuant to these Terms of Service shall be in the English language.
b) JURISDICTION, VENUE & GOVERNING LAW: Through Your use of the Website or Services, You agree that the laws of the India shall govern any matter or dispute relating to or arising out of these Terms of Service, as well as any dispute of any kind that may arise between You and the Owner, with the exception of its conflict of law provisions. In case any litigation specifically permitted under these Terms of Service is initiated, the Parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts at New Delhi, Delhi, India. The Parties agree that this choice of law, venue, and jurisdiction provision is not permissive, but rather mandatory in nature. You hereby waive the right to any objection of venue, including assertion of the doctrine of forum non conveniens or similar doctrine.
c) ASSIGNMENT: This Agreement, or the rights granted hereunder, may not be assigned, sold, leased or otherwise transferred in whole or part by You.
d) SEVERABILITY: If any part or sub-part of these Terms of Service is held invalid or unenforceable by a court of law, the remaining parts and sub-parts will be enforced to the maximum extent possible. In such condition, the remainder of these Terms of Service shall continue in full force.
e) NO WAIVER: In the event that We fail to enforce any provision of these Terms of Service, this shall not constitute a waiver of any future enforcement of that provision or of any other provision. Waiver of any part or sub-part of these Terms of Service will not constitute a waiver of any other part or sub-part.
f) HEADINGS FOR CONVENIENCE ONLY: Headings of parts and sub-parts under these Terms of Service are for convenience and organization, only. Headings shall not affect the meaning of any provisions of these Terms of Service.
g) NO AGENCY, PARTNERSHIP OR JOINT VENTURE: No agency, partnership, or joint venture has been created between the Parties as a result of these Terms of Service.
h) ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS PERMITTED: E-mail communications are permitted to both Parties under these Terms of Service. For any questions or concerns, please email Us at the following address: firstname.lastname@example.org