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Terms

These Terms govern your access and use of the Platform Please ensure that you read these Terms carefully as they constitute a binding agreement between you and us.

Acceptance of terms

Accessing, browsing, or otherwise using the Platform, or clicking “I AGREE”, “SUBMIT”, or the like (if provided) indicates your acceptance of these Terms. It means that you have read, understood, and agreed to be bound by these Terms and to the collection and use of your information set out in our Privacy Policy and any other rules or policies available on the Platform, as amended from time to time (collectively referred to as “Policies”). The Policies are incorporated by reference into these Terms. If the contents of any of our other Policies conflict with these Terms, these Terms shall prevail over the Policies.

We may revise these Terms and update the Platform from time to time. Your continued use of the Platform following any modifications to the Terms will be deemed as acceptance of the modified Terms. For this reason, you should frequently review these Terms. If you do not agree with any part of these Terms, please stop using the Platform immediately. 

Using the platform

Signing up to use our Platform: While you can scroll through the Platform without registering with us, you will need to create a user account to access and use all features of the Platform. To create an Account, you need your GitHub account to sign in. We are not storing/sharing your very personal data. We using django-allauth for social auth (GitHub here). You can read about django-allauth on their official doc.

Duty to be responsible: You will be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your awwsome Account, password, and restricting access to your computer or mobile device, and you hereby accept responsibility for all the activities that occur on your awwsome Account. You acknowledge that the information you provide does not infringe any third party rights. You are solely responsible for any and all information and content that is uploaded via your awwsome Account.

Security Breach: If you know or have reasons to believe that the security of your awwsome Account has been breached, you should report it on our Platform or contact us immediately. If we find a security breach or suspected security breach of your awwsome Account, we may require you to change your password, and/or temporarily or permanently block your awwsome Account without us incurring any liability.

Limited license

We grant you a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, revocable license to access and make personal and non-commercial use of the Platform.

You do not have any permission to download, copy, install, reverse-engineer, or use the Platform, or information made available on the Platform for any other purpose without our prior written consent. All rights not expressly granted to you in these Terms are reserved and retained by us. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion and at any time, without notice, to terminate your license to use the Platform and prevent your future access to the Platform.

User content

You are allowed to write text (collectively, “User Content”) on the Platform strictly in accordance with the Terms.

You represent and warrant that you own the User Content posted by you or that you otherwise have sufficient right, title and interest in and to such User Content to allow you to post such User Content on the Platform in accordance with these Terms.

By displaying or publishing (“posting”) any User Content on or through the Platform, you hereby grant to the Company a non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable, sublicensable, worldwide license to use, display, reproduce, adapt, modify (e.g., re-format), rearrange, and distribute your User Content through any media now known or developed in the future.

Subject to applicable law and unless provided otherwise under any statute in force in India, this license will terminate at the time you remove your User Content from the Platform except as to any User Content that the Company has sublicensed prior to the removal of your User Content from the Platform, which license shall continue in perpetuity. Notwithstanding anything contained in these Terms, we may have to retain copies of your User Content, even upon its removal, for such time as may be necessary to comply with applicable laws.

In the event that any User Content posted by you is found to be in violation of another person’s intellectual property or any other rights in any manner, then you alone shall be absolutely and solely liable for such violation and no liability shall be laid down on the Company for the same.

Prohibited content

We endeavor to preserve the sanctity of the Platform and we strive to ensure that the User Content posted on the Platform is not harmful to our community, or contrary to the law. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the following is an indicative list of the types of User Content that the Company deems to be inappropriate:

  1. Content that belongs to another person and to which the user does not have any right;
  2. Content that is defamatory or libelous;
  3. Content that is obscene, pornographic, paedophilic, disrespectful, invasive of another’s privacy, including bodily privacy, insulting or harassing based on gender, libelous, racially or ethnically objectionable, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise inconsistent with or contrary to the laws in force;
  4. Content that is harmful to a person below the age of 18 years;
  5. Content that infringes any patent, trademark, copyright, or other proprietary rights;
  6. Content that violates any law for the time being in force;
  7. Content that deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of the message or knowingly and intentionally communicates any information which is patently false or misleading in nature but may reasonably be perceived as a fact;
  8. Content that impersonates another person;
  9. Content that threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order, or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offense or is insulting other nation;
  10. Content that contains a software virus or any other computer code, file, or program designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of the Platform;
  11. Content that is patently false and untrue, and is written or published in any form, with the intent to mislead or harass a person, entity or agency for financial gain or to cause any injury to any person;
  12. Content that contains any abusive, or explicit language;
  13. Content that involves the transmission of "junk mail," "chain letters," or unsolicited mass mailing, instant messaging, "spimming," or "spamming";
  14. Content that contains restricted or password-only access pages or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);
  15. Content that furthers or promotes any criminal activity or enterprise or provides instructional information about illegal activities including, but not limited to violating someone’s privacy;
  16. Content that involves commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, or pyramid schemes;
  17. Content that solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users.

Third-party data and advertising

Third-Party Data: We may use various third-party data, software, and/or services to host the Platform. Although we have appropriate agreements in place with these third parties, we do not accept any liabilities that may arise from our use of/reliance on such third-party data, software, or services.

Third-Party Advertising: We may display advertisements or promotional material of third-party websites, products, services, and content on our Platform, in consideration of us providing you with our services through our Platform. We are not responsible for the content of any third-party advertisements and sites and do not make any representations regarding the content or accuracy of material on such sites. If you decide to follow the link to any such third-party websites, you do so entirely at your own risk. We do not assume any responsibility for examining or evaluating the offerings of the off-websites pages or any other websites linked from the Platform. We shall not be responsible for the actions, content, products, or services of such third-party websites, including, without limitation, their privacy policies and terms and conditions. You should carefully review the terms and conditions and privacy policies of all third-party website pages and other websites that you visit via the Platform.

Disclaimers

The information made available on the Platform is for purely informational purposes only. The information shall not constitute and is not intended to be professional advice or services. We do not make any representation or assume any responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, appropriateness or usefulness of any information posted on the Platform. Any reliance placed on the information provided on our Platform is solely at your own risk. Under no circumstances will we, our directors, investors, shareholders, employees, representatives or affiliates be liable for such information or any consequences thereof.

You understand that usage of Platform will require an active internet connection, which can be either Wi-Fi or provided by your mobile network provider. We will not be responsible for any loss in functionality if you don’t have an active internet connection or for any charges you may incur for the usage of mobile data. Further, you need to ensure that your computer or mobile device has adequate charge as we will not be responsible if you run out of battery and consequently fail to access the Platform.

You agree to use the Platform at your own risk. The Platform, including any content, and any other information are provided “as is” and, to the fullest extent permitted by law, are provided without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. You understand that by using the Platform, you may be exposed to content that might be offensive, harmful, deceptive, inaccurate, inappropriate, or the like. All User Content is the sole responsibility of the respective person(s) who originated such content. We strive to monitor harmful content however, that may not always be possible or prompt. At times, we may not be able to monitor or control the User Content posted on the Platform and, we cannot take responsibility for such User Content.

We do not warrant the quality of the Platform, including its uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free provision, or continued compatibility for your use; or that the Platform will be accurate, error-free, reliable, free of trojans, viruses, malware, or other harmful components.

We are committed to ensuring that none of the information or content on the Platform violates the law or infringes third-party intellectual property rights. We are not an adjudicatory authority and cannot determine definitively whether any content violates the law or infringes third-party intellectual property rights. However, if you report any content to us, and if in our reasonable opinion the content so reported violates these Terms, then we will take action within 2 (two) working days of making such a determination unless required to act sooner under any applicable law in which case we will take down such content as required under applicable law. Please note that we do not review every post and content being posted on the Platform, and will review posts only when posts are brought to our attention by you.

Intellectual property

Our Intellectual Property: All rights, interest, and title in the Platform, its layout, trademarks, copyrights, content, information, images, illustrations, graphics, video clips, text, databases, utility models, underlying technology, firmware, software, know-how, designs, ideas, discoveries, inventions, improvements, underlying codes and algorithm, mask works, moral rights, trade secrets, database rights patent, rights of publicity, trademarks, service marks, logos and designs, data analysis, data models, data sets, formulae and processes, and any upgrades, fixes, improvements or modifications thereto (“Intellectual Property”), created by us vests with us unconditionally and constitutes our exclusive Intellectual Property.

Prohibited use of Intellectual Property: You do not have the right to duplicate, distribute, create derivative works of, display, extract the source code of the Platform, translate the Platform, information and content thereof, or commercially exploit our Intellectual Property directly or indirectly, without our prior written permission. In the event that you create any derivative works using our Intellectual Property without our explicit written permission then we shall have all ownership and beneficial rights in such derivative work free of charge.

Reserved Names

awwsome Community has the right to maintain a list of reserved names which will not be made publicly available. These reserved names may be set aside for purposes of proactive trademark protection, avoiding user confusion, security measures, or any other reason (or no reason).

Governing Law

Any claim relating to awwsome Community's website shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of India.

General Terms and Conditions applicable to Use of a Web Site.