Please read these Terms carefully before using this Website. If you do not agree to all of these Terms, do not use this Website. If you continue to browse and use this Website you are deemed to understand and agree to comply with and be bound by the Terms, which govern the Aditya Birla Group’s and/ or its Affiliates’ or Associates’ relationship with you in relation to this Website. We may revise and update these Terms from time to time. Your continued usage of the Website is considered as an implied acceptance of the changes and that you agree to abide by the changed Terms.

In these Terms, references to "you", “your”, "User(s)", “they” shall mean the end user (including its successors and permitted assigns) accessing the Website, its contents and participating in the program offered through the Website, "we", "us" and "our" shall mean the Aditya Birla Group and/ or its Affiliates or Associates and “party”, “parties” shall mean you and/or the Aditya Birla Group and/ or its Affiliates or Associates as the context may require.

Introduction:

  1. www.adityabirlabizlabs.com (‘Website’) is an Internet-based portal operated by the Aditya Birla Group.
  2. Use of the Website is offered to you conditioned on acceptance without modification of all the terms, conditions and notices contained in these Terms, as may be posted on the Website from time-to-time. The Aditya Birla Group, acting directly or through its Affiliates/Associates, at its sole discretion reserves the right not to accept an application or reject an application from a User without assigning any reason thereof.

User Account, Password and Security:

You will receive a designated account and a password upon completing the Website's registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the account and password, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your account or password. You agree to (a) immediately notify the Aditya Birla Group of any unauthorised use of your account or password or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit/sign out from your account at the end of each session. The Aditya Birla Group shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this clause.

Limited User:

You agree and undertake not to reverse engineer, modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information or software obtained from the Website. Limited reproduction and copying of the content of the Website is permitted provided that the Aditya Birla Group’s name is stated as the source and prior written permission of the Aditya Birla Group is sought. For the removal of doubt, it is clarified that unlimited or wholesale reproduction, copying of the content for commercial or non-commercial purposes and unwarranted modification of data and information within the content of the Website is not permitted.

User Conduct and Rules:

You agree and undertake to use the Website only for purposes and post and upload data/information/material that are permitted and are proper. By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree and undertake that when using the Website and/or a Service, you will not:

  1. host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, disseminate, update or share any data/information/material/files that:
    1. belongs to another person and to which you do not have any right;
    2. is grossly harmful, harassing, inappropriate, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, paedophilic, profane, libellous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatsoever;
    3. harm minors in any way;
    4. infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights;
    5. deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;
    6. impersonates another person;
    7. contains software viruses, corrupt files or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the operation of the Website or functionality of any computer resource;
    threatens the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognisable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation
  2. defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others;
  3. falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded;
  4. violate any applicable laws or regulations for the time being in force in or outside India; and
  5. violate any of the terms and conditions of these Terms or any other terms and conditions contained elsewhere herein.
  6. make any derogatory, defamatory, abusive, inappropriate, profane or indecent statement(s) and/or comment(s) about the Aditya Birla Group and/or its affiliates/associates.

User Warranty and Representation:

You guarantee, warrant, and certify that you are the owner of the content which you submit or are otherwise authorised to submit the content (including approvals required under the statutory provisions applicable to you) and that the content does not infringe upon the property rights, intellectual property rights or any other rights of others. You further warrant that to your knowledge, no action, suit, proceeding, or investigation has been instituted or threatened relating to any content, including trademark, trade name, service mark, or copyright formerly or currently used by you in connection with the Program offered by the Aditya Birla Group acting directly or through its Affiliates and Associates. Additionally, you represent and warrant that your application does not:

  1. Contain any software or programming code subject to any restrictions or third-party limitations without prior written notice to the Aditya Birla Group;
  2. Contain any viruses, worms, spyware, other components or instructions that are malicious, deceptive or designed to limit or harm the functionality of a computer;
  3. Include any User-owned trade secrets or third-party trade secrets and no such trade secrets will be required for the Aditya Birla Group acting directly or through its Affiliates and Associates to enjoy the full benefits of the applications;
  4. Violate any statutory provisions applicable to you.

Intellectual Property Rights:

Unless otherwise indicated or anything contained to the contrary or any proprietary material owned by a third party and so expressly mentioned, the Aditya Birla Group owns all Intellectual Property Rights to and into the Website, including, without limitation, any and all rights, title and interest in and to copyright, related rights, patents, utility models, trademarks, trade names, service marks, designs, know-how, trade secrets and inventions (whether patentable or not), goodwill, source code, meta tags, databases, text, content, graphics, icons, and hyperlinks. You acknowledge and agree that you shall not use, reproduce or distribute any content from the Website belonging to the Aditya Birla Group without obtaining prior written authorisation from the Aditya Birla Group.

Links to Third Party Sites:

The Website may contain links to other websites (‘Linked Sites’). The Linked Sites are not under the control of the Aditya Birla Group or the Website and the Aditya Birla Group is neither responsible nor makes any representation or warranty for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. The Aditya Birla Group is not responsible for any form of transmission, whatsoever, received by you from any Linked Site or provided by you to any Linked Site. The inclusion of any such Linked Sites does not imply endorsement by the Aditya Birla Group or the Website of the Linked Sites or any association with its operators or owners including the legal heirs or assigns thereof.

Disclaimer/Limitation of Liability:

THIS WEBSITE, AND ALL PROGRAMS PROVIDED THROUGH IT ARE PROVIDED ‘AS IS‘ WITH NO WARRANTIES WHATSOEVER. ALL EXPRESS, IMPLIED, AND STATUTORY WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, ARE EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE WEBSITE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK, AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT MAY RESULT IN THE DOWNLOAD OF SUCH MATERIAL. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE ADITYA BIRLA GROUP AND/ OR ITS AFFILIATES OR ASSOCIATES BE LIABLE TO ANY USER ON ACCOUNT OF THAT USER'S USE OR MISUSE OF AND/OR RELIANCE ON THE WEBSITE. USER EXPRESSLY AGREES THAT SUCH LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO PREVENT RECOVERY OF DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, AND PUNITIVE DAMAGES (EVEN IF THE ADITYA BIRLA GROUP HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES). SUCH LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE FROM USE OR MISUSE OF AND RELIANCE ON THE WEBSITE, FROM INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE, OR FROM THE INTERRUPTION, SUSPENSION, OR TERMINATION OF THE WEBSITE.

General Terms and Conditions:

  1. You are responsible for remaining knowledgeable about the Terms as updated from time-to-time.
  2. We shall not be liable or responsible for correspondence lost or delayed in the mail/e-mail.
  3. We reserve the right to deprive you of, or to refuse any of the benefits of our Programs, at our discretion, without assigning any reason and without prior notification, including but not limited to, if we believe that your conduct violates applicable law or is harmful to our interests.
  4. We reserve the right to add, modify, delete or otherwise change the Terms without any approval, prior notice or reference to any User.
  5. In the event of dispute in connection with the interpretation of the Terms, our decision shall be final and binding.

Indemnification:

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold the Aditya Birla Group and/or its Affiliates and Associates, members of the judging panel harmless against any loss, cost, liability, and expense (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising from any action or claim brought or threatened against the Aditya Birla Group and/or its Affiliates and Associates and the panel of judges (please note that the members of the judging panel may be from within or outside the Aditya Birla Group); alleging that any of the applications submitted, shortlisted and or selected, are in breach of statutory provisions applicable to an applicant, are submitted without authorisation from government/any other authority where such authorisation is required, infringe any patent, copyright, trademark, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights of any third party, and or if the Aditya Birla Group and/or its Affiliates and Associates, members of the judging panel suffers any injury, loss or damages by breach of the warranties above.

Termination:

  1. The Aditya Birla Group may suspend or terminate your use of the Website if it believes, in its sole and absolute discretion that you have breached, violated, abused, or unethically manipulated or exploited any term of these Terms or anyway otherwise acted unethically.
  2. Notwithstanding the above clause, these Terms will survive indefinitely unless and until the Aditya Birla Group chooses to terminate them.
  3. If you or the Aditya Birla Group terminates your use of the Website, the Aditya Birla Group may delete any content or other materials relating to your use of the Website and the Aditya Birla Group will have no liability to you or any third party for doing so.
  4. Upon termination for any reason, User shall cease to use or further access any Website’s content and be liable for any unauthorized attempts to do so via any means.

Governing Law:

These Terms shall be governed by and constructed in accordance with the laws of India without reference to conflict of laws principles and disputes arising in relation hereto shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts at Mumbai, India.

Severability:

If any provision of the Terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part, such invalidity or unenforceability shall attach only to such provision or part of such provision and the remaining part of such provision and all other provisions of these Terms shall continue to be in full force and effect.

No Agency or Partnership:

The Aditya Birla Group, acting directly or through its Affiliates and Associates, and you are independent contractors. Neither party may direct or control the day-to-day activities of the other; neither party may create or assume any legal obligation on behalf of the other.

No Waiver

A delay or omission by the Aditya Birla Group to exercise any right or power under these Terms will not be construed to be a waiver thereof.  A waiver by the Aditya Birla Group of any of the covenants to be performed by you or any breach thereof will not be construed to be a waiver of any succeeding breach thereof or of any other covenant under these Terms.

No Third Party Beneficiaries:

User acknowledges and agrees that these Terms shall in no event be construed as a third party beneficiary contract, and that it is not intended for the benefit of any person or company whomsoever except the parties hereto.