THE LOGICAL INDIAN – TERMS OF USE
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1. DEFINITIONS

“Content” shall mean all content, information, pictorial representations and/or images including comments posted and/or made available on the Platform;

“Fee” shall mean any amount paid by the User to TLI in relation to its use of Platform including but not limited to optional fee as provided in paragraph 6.2 (i)www.thelogicalindian.com/keepitup/ and/or Subscription Fees;

“Platform” shall mean TLI’s public-spirited digital media platform providing news and editorials on issues that matter to public and society at large inter-alia accessible at:
(a) its website www.thelogicalindian.com;
(b) its mobile application; and /or
(c) such other digital media and/or at such other address as determined by TLI from time to time;
and providing a collection of online resources, including classified advertisements, forums, blogs, (related sites including the mobile application of the Platform;

“Service/s” shall have the meaning so ascribed in paragraph 10 of these Terms of Use;

“Subscriber” shall mean any natural or legal person that has created a User Account for availing Subscription Services upon payment of Subscription Fee;

“Subscription Services” shall mean additional features and services offered to Subscriber by TLL from time to time including but not limited to weekly newsletters, exclusive stories and more.

“The Logical Indian”/ “TLI” / “We”/ “Us” / “Our” shall mean limited liability partnership formed under the Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008 and having its registered office at #3, Pobbathi Balakrishna Towers, 100ft Ring Road, Banashankari 3rd Stage, Bengaluru – 560085, Karnataka (which expression shall, unless it be repugnant to the context or meaning thereof, be deemed to mean and include its successors and permitted assigns);

“Users”, “you” or “your” shall mean any natural or legal person who has access to and is using the Platform for the purpose of viewing and/or accessing the Content made available on the Platform, including but not limited to such users who have not created a User Account and are accessing the Platform without such a User Account;

“User Account” shall be the account, which the Subscribers shall be required to create with the Platform to avail the entire gamut of Subscription Services offered by it.

TLI and the User shall be collectively referred as “Parties” and individually referred as “Party”.

2. INTRODUCTION

2.1. This Platform is operated by TLI under the brand “The Logical Indian”. TLI offers this Platform, including all information, tools and services available from this Platform to you, the User, conditioned upon your acceptance of all terms, conditions, policies and notices stated here.

2.2. User’s use of the Platform and related tools and services thereof, including but not limited to viewing information and access to Content is governed by and shall be subject to these terms and conditions (hereinafter referred as “Terms of Use”/ “Terms”),the terms whereof are subject to change at any time, without prior notice to you. Any new features or tools which are added to the current Platform shall also be subject to the Terms of Use. To ensure that you are aware of the changes, please review this Terms of Use and all the documents referred to hereunder periodically.

2.3. If you continue to browse through this Platform, you are agreeing to be bound by the Terms which along with the privacy policy provided as Annexure 1 of this Terms (“Privacy Policy”) govern your relationship with us. you confirm that you have also read and have agreed and accepted to be bound by the terms and conditions incorporated in the terms of the Privacy Policy, which shall be deemed to be a part of this Terms of Use.

2.4. In the event, you are representing an incorporated entity, you hereby confirm that you have been expressly authorised by such entity to consent this Terms and Privacy Policy, and such entity agrees to be bound by the terms hereunder.

2.5. These Terms of Use and Privacy Policy apply to all Users of the Platform (to the extent not repugnant to the context), including without limitation users who are browsers, vendors or contributors of data, content, Information, pictorial representations and/or images.

3. REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

3.1. By agreeing to these Terms of Use, you represent that you are at least the age of majority in your state or province of residence you and you have given Us, your consent to allow any of your minor dependents to use this Platform.

3.2. If you are under the age of legal majority and you wish to access or use the Platform and/or Services, your parents or legal guardian must acknowledge and agree to Terms of Use and should your parents or legal guardian fail to agree or acknowledge these Terms of Use, you shall immediately discontinue its use.

3.3. You shall not, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).

3.4. You also understand and acknowledge that the use of the Platform requires internet and/or mobile connectivity. You shall bear the costs incurred to access and use the Platform and We shall not, under any circumstances whatsoever, be responsible or liable for such costs.

3.5. You shall be solely responsible for all activities undertaken through your User Account, whether or not you have authorized such activities or actions and shall, at all times, keep TLI indemnified in this regard.

3.6. A breach or violation of any of the Terms of Use will result in an immediate termination of Services and may result in reporting to the law enforcement agencies.

3.7. In addition to other prohibitions as set forth in the Terms of Use, you understand and agree that you are prohibited from using the Platform or its Content:

  • for any unlawful purpose;
  • to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts;
  • to violate any international, federal, provincial or state regulations, rules, laws, or applicable ordinances;
  • to infringe upon or violate our intellectual property rights or the intellectual property rights of others;
  • to harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability;
    to submit false or misleading information;
  • 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 Platform, other Platforms, or the internet;
  • to collect or track the personal information of others;
  • to spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape;
  • for any obscene or immoral purpose; or
  • to interfere with or circumvent the security features of the Service or any related Platform, other Platforms, or the internet. We reserve the right to terminate your use of the Service or any related Platform for violating any of the prohibited uses.

4. ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS AND TIMELINESS OF INFORMATION

4.1. Even though We make Our best efforts to ensure that the information provided by TLI on the Platform is accurate and relevant, We do not guarantee the accuracy, correctness and/or relevancy of such information. The information on the Platform may not be exhaustive or comprehensive. Accordingly, We are not responsible if information made available on the Platform is not accurate or not complete or not current. The material on the Platform is provided for general information only and should not be relied upon or used as the sole basis for making decisions without consulting primary and more accurate sources of information. Any reliance on the material on the Platform is at your own risk. Nothing in the Platform is provided for any specific purpose or at the request of any particular person.

4.2. Occasionally there may be information on the Platform that contains typographical errors, inaccuracies or omissions. We reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, and to change or update information on Platform at any time without prior notice.

4.3. We reserve the right to modify the contents of the Platform at any time, but We have no obligation to update any information on the Platform. You agree that it is your responsibility to monitor changes to Our Platform.

5. USER COMMENTS, FEEDBACK, AND OTHER SUBMISSIONS

5.1. TLI endeavors to provide a web/digital Platform for various community interactions for persons to interact and exchange views with each other. Platform enables specific submissions from Users with or without a request from Us including comments, creative ideas, suggestions, proposals, plans, or other materials, whether online/digitally on Platform, by email, by postal mail, or otherwise (collectively, “User Content”).

5.2. You understand and agree that User Content posted on Platform is by general public, therefore the accuracy, integrity or quality of such content cannot be guaranteed. You understand that by using such services/ accessing such User Content, you may be exposed to objectionable matter. Accordingly, We are and shall be under no obligation to:
(i) maintain any User Content in confidence;
(ii) pay compensation for any User Content; or
(iii) respond to any User Content.

5.3. You agree that the User Content submitted by you will not violate any right of any third-party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, personality or other personal or proprietary right. You further agree that your User Content will not contain libelous or otherwise unlawful, abusive or obscene material, or contain any computer virus or other malware that could in any way affect the operation of the Platform.

5.4. You hereby agree not to upload, post, or otherwise transmit any matter or views, which are, defamatory, abusive, pervasive, obscene, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable. You may also not indulge in cyber stalking, become or create a nuisance for any visitor / user of the Platform.

5.5. You may not send, submit, post, or otherwise transmit, material or messages that contain software virus, or any other files that are designed to interrupt, destroy, and negatively affect in any manner whatsoever, any electronic equipment in connection with the use of this Platform, or other user’s ability to engage in real time exchanges.

5.6. Prohibited Activities
Without prejudice to generality of restrictions on User Content (as provide in paragraphs 5.1 to 5.5 above), you specifically agree and undertake that you shall not host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information on Platform, that —
(i) belongs to another person and to which you do not have any right to;
(ii) is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever;
(iii) harm minors in any way;
(iv) infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights;
(v) violates any law for the time being in force;
(vi) deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;
(vii) impersonate another person;
(viii) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource;
(ix) 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.

5.7. Any User Content and/or comment uploaded by you, shall be subject to relevant Indian laws and may be disabled, or and may be subject to investigation under appropriate laws. Furthermore, if you are found to be in non-compliance with the laws and regulations, these Terms of Use, or the privacy policy of the Platform, TLI shall have the right to immediately terminate/block your access and usage of the Platform and TLI shall have the right to immediately remove any non-compliant User Content and or comment, uploaded by you and shall further have the right to take recourse to such remedies as would be available to TLI under the applicable laws.

6. SUBSCRIPTION AND FEES

6.1. TLI may charge subscription and/ or membership fees in respect of any part, aspect of this Platform. This may include receiving fee for its Services under the fee models provided in this paragraph 6.2 below

6.2. Fee Models

(i)  Optional Fee: Whereby it is optional on part of its Users to pay a Fee in accordance with process as set out in the FAQ on Optional Fee [www.thelogicalindian.com/keepitup/] Fee paid under Optional Fee Model does not entitle the Users for Subscription Services.

(ii)   Fee paid for Subscription Services.

6.3. Payments
(i)  You can make payments for Fees either online through the Platform by [way of banking methods offered on the Platform] (“Online Payments”). You understand that certain Online Payments may be restricted to certain banks only, in which case you may be required to choose an alternate payment method. You understand that We use a third party registered payment gateway provider for the requisite Online Payments and you may be subject to the terms and conditions of such payment gateway. We shall not be held liable for any action/inaction, loss or damage incurred by you arising out of the use of such third-party payment gateway provider, for any reason whatsoever. We use safe and trusted payment gateway partners to ensure that a secure encryption technology is used to protect your transaction details at all times. You can choose the mode of payment on the Platform at the time of making payment for the Products and/or Services purchased.

(ii) For the purposes of making Online Payments, you agree to provide all information necessary for the processing of such payments including but not restricted to your internet banking details, passwords, billing address, etc., as applicable. you agree, confirm and understand that the details provided by you for this purpose are true and accurate. You shall not use internet banking facilities which are not lawfully owned by you/ for which you are not authorized to use. The information provided by you will not be utilized or shared with any third party unless required in relation to fraud verifications or by law, regulation or court order. You hereby indemnify TLI for any action or inaction on your part which occurs consequent to or arises from the use of any payment mechanism including in respect of any declining of authorization for any transaction or for any direct or indirect loss or damage arising on account of such decline of authorization or fraudulent use of the internet banking account. You acknowledge that in the event the payment is declined, for any reason, you shall be notified of such cancellation through the Platform.

6.4. Cancellation and Refund
(i)  Since optional fees (as provided in paragraph 6.2(i) above), is a Fee for the Services already availed by User (i.e. access and use of Platform), Online Payment in this regard shall not be refunded.

(ii)  With respect to Fee for Subscription Services, you shall be entitled to refund only upon satisfaction of the following condition:

(a) You have not breached any terms of this Terms of Use and /or Privacy Policy;
(b) The Terms of Use are not terminated and/or suspended for any reason as provided in paragraph 9.3;
(c) You have sent a cancellation request within 30 Days of Fee for Subscription Fees been received by TLI.

(iii)  Quantum of Refund: Subject to satisfaction of the conditions (as specified in paragraph
6.4 (ii) above, Subscriber shall be entitled to below mentioned amounts as refund of the Fee for Subscription Services.

(a)  If a Subscriber cancel their User Account within 02 days of sign-up for Subscription Services (“Sign-Up”), Subscriber will, upon request, receive a full refund on the Subscription’s fees paid, less any setup fees or one-time service fees.

(b)  If a Subscribers cancel their User Account within 15 days of Sign Up, Subscriber will, upon request, receive only half refund amount on Fees paid on his most recent renewal of Subscription Services. Subscriber will be subject to a INR 500 Refund Processing Fee for this refund.

(c)  If a Subscribers cancel their User Account after 30 days of Sign Up then Subscriber shall not be eligible to get any refund.

(d)  When submitting your cancellation request, you must provide the correct username and password for your User Account for verification. Incomplete cancellation requests will be deemed invalid and will not be processed. You will be responsible for any service fees that arise from your failure to cancel your account.
Only one refund may be issued for each invoice. TLI reserves the right to grant or deny any refund requests.

7.  INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

7.1. Each time you upload and/or provide any User Content, you grant TLI, a worldwide non-exclusive, transferable, royalty free license to use any such content including by way of distribution, storage, hosting, sub-license, reproduction, communication, creation of derivative works, and modification of such content. You accept that such license will not terminate upon your deletion or removal of the User Content or other uploaded content in respect of which it is granted and shall continue to be used by TLI on the Platform.

7.2. You agree and confirm that:

(i)  All copyright, database right and all other proprietary rights, title and interest in all Content and or information presented on this Platform (“IP”) is owned by and/or licensed to Us or owned by and/or licensed to the provider of Services or is owned by and/or licensed to the person uploading such Content and is or may be protected or covered by copyright, trade mark, intellectual property law and/or other proprietary rights, unless expressly stated otherwise.

(ii)  No extracts of this Platform or part thereof shall be displayed, printed or downloaded by you or with your assistance, for any reason, including without limitation to commercialise any IP in any way.

(iii)  Your use of this Platform does not confer on you or any other party, any licence or other rights under the intellectual property or other proprietary rights of TLI, the author of the Content and/ o provider of Services and/or of any third party, whether implied or otherwise.

8. INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless TLI and our parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, partners, officers, directors, agents, contractors, licensors, service providers, subcontractors, suppliers, interns and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, made by any third-party due to or arising out of your breach of these Terms of Use or the documents they incorporate by reference (including Privacy Policy), or your violation of any law or the rights of a third-party.

9.  TERMINATION

9.1. The obligations and liabilities of the Parties incurred prior to the termination date shall survive the termination of this Terms of Use for all purposes.

9.2. These Terms of Use are effective unless and until terminated. If in Our sole judgment, you fail, or we suspect that you have failed, to comply with any term or provision of these Terms of Use and/or Privacy Policy, we also may terminate this Terms of Use at any time without notice and you will remain liable for all amounts due up to and including the date of termination; and/or accordingly may deny you access to our Services (or any part thereof).

9.3. Suspension of Services by TLI: You agree and acknowledge that TLI reserves the right to suspend and/or terminate the: (a) provision of any or all Services; (b) User Account; and/ or (c) access to entire and/or any part of Platform:

(i) If you have violated or are likely to violate the terms of this Terms of Use and Privacy Policy;
(ii) If you have provided any false, incomplete, inaccurate or misleading information or otherwise engaged in fraudulent or illegal conduct.
(iii) If a Person other than User attempting to access the User Account, and/or somebody else presents identical credentials in attempts to open another User Account;
(iv) if TLI is mandated to do so under law and instructions from Governmental Authority;
(v) for recovery of any of its dues under the Terms of Use;
(vi) for any suspected violation of any rules, regulations, orders, directions, notifications issued by Governmental Authority from time to time;
(vii) due to technical failure, modification, up gradation, variation, relocation, repair, and/or maintenance due to any emergency or for any technical reasons; and/or
(viii) for any other reason that TLI may deem appropriate.

10. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES; LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

10.1 We do not guarantee, represent or warrant that your use and access to Platform, service provided by TLI through the Platform including the Subscription Services (“Service/s”) will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free.

10.2. We do not warrant that the results that may be obtained from the use of Services will be accurate or reliable.

10.3. You agree that from time to time We may remove the Service for indefinite periods of time or cancel the Service at any time, without notice to you.

10.4.  You expressly agree that your use of, or inability to use, the service is at your sole risk. The services provided to you through the Service are (except as expressly stated by us) provided on an ‘as is basis’ and ‘as available’ for your use, without any representation, warranties or conditions of any kind, either express or implied, including all implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, merchantable quality, fitness for a particular purpose, durability, title, and non-infringement.

10.5. In no case shall TLI, Our partners, directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors, interns, suppliers, service providers or licensors be liable for any injury, loss, claim, or any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special, or consequential damages of any kind, including, without limitation lost profits, lost revenue, lost savings, loss of data, replacement costs, or any similar damages, whether based in contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability or otherwise, arising from your use of any of the Service, or for any other claim related in any way to your use of the Service, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of the Service or any Content posted, transmitted, or otherwise made available via the Service, even if advised of their possibility. In states or jurisdictions that do not allow the exclusion or the limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, in such states or jurisdictions, our liability shall be limited to the maximum extent permitted by law.

11. OPTIONAL TOOLS

11.1. We may provide you with access to third-party tools which We neither monitor nor have any control over nor do We provide any input.

11.2. You acknowledge and agree that we provide access to such tools on an “as is basis” and “as available” without any warranties, representations or conditions of any kind and without any endorsement. We shall have no liability whatsoever arising from or relating to your use of optional third-party tools.

11.3. Any use by you of optional tools offered through the Platform is entirely at your own risk and discretion and you should ensure that you are familiar with and approve of the terms on which tools are provided by the relevant third-party provider(s).

11.4. We may also, in the future, offer new services and/or features through the Platform (including, the release of new tools and resources). Such new features and/or services shall also be subject to these Terms of Use.

12. THIRD-PARTY LINKS

12.1. Certain content, products and services available via our Service may include materials from third-parties. Third-party links on this Platform may direct you to third-party Platforms that are not affiliated with Us. We are not responsible for examining or evaluating the content or accuracy and We do not warrant and will not have any liability or responsibility for any third-party materials or Platforms, or for any other materials, products, or services of third-parties.

12.2. We are not liable for any harm or damages related to the purchase or use of goods, services, resources, Content, or any other transactions made in connection with any third-party Platforms. Please review carefully the third-party’s policies and practices and make sure you understand them before you engage in any transaction. Complaints, claims, concerns, or questions regarding third-party products should be directed to the third-party.

13. GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION

This Terms of Use shall be construed in accordance with the applicable laws of India and the courts at Bengaluru, Karnataka shall have the sole and exclusive jurisdiction to entertain any disputes that may arise hereunder.

14. MISCELLANEOUS

14.1. Force Majeure: Notwithstanding anything contained in this Privacy Policy or elsewhere, TLI shall not be held responsible for any loss, damage or misuse of your User Information, if such loss, damage or misuse is attributable to a Force Majeure Event. A “Force Majeure Event” shall mean any event that is beyond the reasonable control of TLI and shall include, without limitation, sabotage, fire, flood, explosion, acts of God, civil commotion, strikes or industrial action of any kind, riots, insurrection, war, acts of government, computer hacking, technical snags, unauthorized access to computer data and storage device, technical snags and breach of security and encryption.

14.2. Disclosures Required by Law: TLI reserves the right to disclose information when required by law. We will disclose such information wherein We have a good-faith belief that it is necessary to comply with a court order, ongoing judicial proceeding, or other legal process served on Us or to exercise Our legal rights or defend against legal claims.

14.3. Communications: When you send e-mails to Us, you understand and agree that you are communicating with Us through electronic records. You agree to receive communications, including periodic newsletters, via electronic records by Us, as and when required. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that We provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that is required of such communication in writing. You undertake to maintain your e-mail address for all communications with Us. If We are desirous of communicating with you, We shall send it to the e-mail address provided and updated by you and it shall be deemed to have been received by you once it is reflected as sent in the outbox of Our e-mail ID.

14.4. Contacting Us and Email Opt-Out: If you have any questions about (i) this Terms of use; (ii) practices of this Platform or (iii) your dealings with this Platform or believe that We have not adhered to it, you may contact <[email protected]>. You can opt out of receiving our marketing and update emails. To stop receiving our promotional emails, please email <[email protected]> in It may take about ten days to process your request. Even if you opt out of getting marketing messages, We will still be sending you transactional messages through email and SMS about your subscription.

14.5. The provisions of this Terms of Use which by their nature are intended to survive the termination or expiration of this Terms of Use. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

14.6. These Terms of Use and any policies or operating rules posted by Us on this Platform (including Privacy Policy) or in respect to The Service constitutes the entire agreement and understanding between you and Us and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior or contemporaneous agreements, communications and proposals, whether oral or written, between you and Us (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Use ).

ANNEXURE 1

THE LOGICAL INDIAN – PRIVACY AND SECURITY POLICY


This Privacy and Security Policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes how We protect information about Our users. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, the capitalised term: (a) used herein shall have the meaning as described hereunder; and (b) used herein but not defined shall have the meaning so ascribed under the Terms of Use.

TLI has adopted this Privacy Policy to inform you of what information we collect from you through the Platform, how We collect the information, how We may use it and the steps We take to protect it. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, any information that uniquely identifies Our User such as your name, address, contact number or email address, is referred to as “Personal Information”. We lay great emphasis on Our privacy and security standards to guard against identity theft and provide security for your personal information. We regularly re-evaluate Our privacy and security policies and adapt them as necessary to respond to new challenges.

By using the Platform, you unconditionally agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy and consent to usage, storage and handling of the information submitted by you in accordance with the terms contained hereunder. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy, please do not proceed further to use the Platform.

User Information
TLI collects your Personal Information when you successfully submit information while creating your User Account or while confirming your subscription/payment on the Platform (“User Information”). User Information is the data that can be used to uniquely identify or contact a person and/or the business entity that a person represents and shall include, but not be limited to, information regarding your Personal Information, information associated to your social networking platform and such other information for the purposes of identification and verification.

We do not directly process any payments and do not store your debit/credit card information. Secured technology is used for processing payment transactions with third party service provider partners. When you submit User Information on the Platform, it shall be deemed that you have granted Us the right to collect, store, process, handle and use such User Information, in accordance with this Privacy Policy (as amended from time to time).

You may visit the Platform and browse the Platform without having to provide User Information. Where possible, We indicate which fields are mandatory and which fields are optional to be filled on the Platform. You always have the option to not provide information by choosing not to submit particular information or feature on the Platform. When you visit the Platform, We may collect certain non-personal information such as your internet protocol address, operating system, browser type, and internet service provider. This type of information does not identify you personally during your visit to the Platform. We can identify you only after you submit User Information at the time of registering yourself with the Platform.

By using this Platform, you consent to the collection, storage and use of the User Information that you provide for any of the services that We offer and you consent to Our collection of any changes or updates that you may provide to the User Information. We collect only such User Information that We believe to be relevant for the purpose of identification and verification and is required to understand you or your interests. We clarify that We shall not be liable, for any reason whatsoever, for the authenticity of any User Information provided by you to us. You hereby confirm that the User Information provided by you is and shall continue to be valid, true and accurate to the best of your knowledge.

Collection of information
To enhance your use of the Platform, We may collect technical and navigational information each time you visit the Platform, which are saved in server logs. These are encrypted statistics, which help Us in improving the efficiency of the Platform by giving Us information relating to your use of the Platform. Such information may include details of:
(i)  the server (Internet Protocol) from where the Platform is being accessed;
(ii)  the browser and operating system used to browse the Platform;
(iii)  pages visited;
(iv)  details of your last visit to the Platform, including time, date and the duration of your session on the Platform; etc.

This information may be used by TLI, for example, to understand the number of users visiting the Platform, to alert you to any software compatibility issues, or it may be to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use of the Platform in improving Our functionality. While collecting such information, your anonymity is maintained at all times and, at no time can We identify you personally, unless you submit the User Information on the Platform or through the e-mail feature.
TLI may make anonymous or aggregate personal information and disclose such data only in a non-personally identifiable manner to: Advertisers and other third parties for their marketing and promotional purposes, such as the number of Users and how many users clicked on a particular TLI proposal/project; Organizations approved by TLI that conduct research on social, legal, development and policy issues, etc. Such information does not identify you individually. Access to your User Information, Account credentials, Account information and any other personal information you provide is strictly restricted and used in accordance with specific internal procedures and safeguard governing access, in order to operate, develop or improve the services provided by Us. These individuals have been selected in accordance with our security policies and practices and are bound by confidentiality obligations. They may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations.

We may also use third party vendors or service providers to help Us provide the Service to you, such as sending e-mail messages on Our behalf or hosting and operating a particular feature or functionality of the Service. Our contracts with these third parties outline the appropriate use and handling of your information and prohibit them from using any of your Personal Information for purposes unrelated to the product or service they provide. We require such third parties to maintain the confidentiality of the information We provide to them.

You acknowledge that apart from your User Information, if you upload or exchange any data, content, information, pictorial representations and/or images (i.e. User Content) including comments on the Platform, such User Content may contain information including User Information and the same may be available to the other Users of the Platform. TLI will not be liable for the disclosure and dissemination of such User Information on the Platform.

Cookies
Like most other sites, We use data collection devices known as “cookies” to collect and store information of Users visiting the Platform. A cookie is an alpha-numeric identifier, which is small amount of data that is sent to a User’s browser from a web server and is eventually stored on a User’s computer hard drive. Cookies are a reliable mechanism to remember the activities of the User on the Platform and help in improving your experience on the Platform.
TLI may set and access cookies on your computer to track and store preferential information about you. We may gather information about you through cookie technology. For example, we may assign a cookie to you, to help better determine which of TLI’s news stories appeals to your interests. This anonymous information is maintained distinctly and is not linked to the User Information you submit to Us. The option of accepting cookies is up to you, however certain features of the Platform including Content and the forms may not be accessible without accepting cookies. Please note that most Internet browsers will allow you to stop cookies from being stored on your computer and to delete cookies stored on your computer. If you choose to eliminate cookies, the full functionality of the Service may be impaired for you.
To browse anonymously, you may set your browser to disable cookies or delete cookies. Most cookies are session cookies that are automatically deleted from your hard drive when you close the browser. Additionally, you may encounter cookies or other similar devices on certain pages of the Platform that are placed by third parties. We do not control the use of cookies by third parties and shall not be liable for any reason whatsoever for these third-party cookies.

We may use third party service providers to help Us analyse certain online activities. For example, these service providers may help us measure the performance of Our online campaigns or analyse visitor activity on the Platform. We may permit these service providers to use cookies and other technologies to perform these services for TLI. We do not share any Personal Information with these third party service providers, and these service providers do not collect such information on Our behalf. Our third party service providers are required to comply fully with this Privacy Policy.

Use of User Information
User Information provided by you is used by Us only to provide information that you request. We do not and will not sell or rent User Information to anyone, anytime for any reason. Our use of User Information includes the following:

  1. verifying your identity;
  2. facilitating your use of the Platform;
  3. facilitating successful donation /contribution from the Platform;
  4. responding to your queries or complaints or to fulfil your requests for information about the services and solutions that We offer and the process relating to the same;
  5. providing you with information about TLI and to deliver to you any administrative notices, notifications regarding your subscription and other materials, news updates and campaigns supported by TLI;
  6. fulfilling your requests for certain services and providing you with related customer service;
  7. sending you surveys and marketing communications that TLI believes may be of interest to you;
  8. personalizing your experience on the Platform by presenting news and stories of interest to you;
  9. helping you address trouble-shooting problems, detecting and protecting against error, fraud or other criminal activity;
  10. conducting internal reviews and data analysis for the Platform (e.g., to determine the number of visitors to specific pages on the Platform);
  11. sharing such information with third party contractors that provide services to TLI and are bound by the same privacy restrictions;
  12. improving the Content on the Platform;
  13. protecting the integrity of the Platform;
  14. responding to judicial process and provide information to law enforcement agencies or in relation to an investigation on matters concerning public safety, as permitted by law; and
  15. as otherwise set forth in the Privacy Policy.

Sharing of User Information
User Information may be shared with such third parties as are required for: (a) the purposes of providing you with the services on the Platform, and may be subject to the practices of such third parties; or (b) facilitating the making of payment / seeking subscription for TLI content and services on the Platform by you; or (c) to grow Our business which may include our affiliates, strategic partners, investors, suppliers and service providers, as the case maybe. The User Information may be saved in servers, at our sole discretion.

Except as provided in paragraph above, We shall disclose the User Information only in circumstances where:

(i)  The User has provided instructions or consent towards such disclosure;
(ii)  We, in good faith, believe that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to: (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental or regulatory request; (b) enforce the applicable User Agreement or Privacy Policy; (c) detect, prevent, prohibit or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, (d) enforce Our rights against you or in connection with a breach by you of this Privacy Policy; or (e) protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of TLI, its Users or the public as required or permitted by law; and
(iii)  If We sell or transfer any of Our business or assets, certain User Information may be a part of that sale or transfer.

Security Precautions
To prevent any form of unlawful interception or misuse of User Information, We use reasonable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the User Information collected. We use reasonable secure and technologically appropriate measures, in compliance with the Information Technology Act, 2000 and the rules related thereto to protect you against loss or misuse of your User Information including internal reviews of data collection, storage and processing practices and other reasonable security measures which are equivalent to security measures that TLI uses to protect its own confidential information. We have in place a secure server for all your transactions on the Platform, which, if required to be accessed, are accessible only by the authorised personnel of TLI. However, as you are aware, no internet site is completely free of security risks and We do not make any representation in respect of the same.

We do not warrant that Our Platform or any electronic communication made by Us is free from virus or other harmful effects. In the event of any errors in transmission or due to an act of a third party, We shall have no liability. You explicitly agree that your use of the Platform and/or services provided by Us is at your own individual risk. You agree and confirm that your User Information may be transferred, processed and stored. you hereby confirm that you have been made aware of the security measures undertaken by Us and you expressly consent to Us storing, handling, using your User Information.

Blogs and other Forums on the Platform
If you use a bulletin board, blog or chat room on the Platform, you should be aware that any information you submit there can be read, collected or used by other users and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for Personal Information you choose to submit in these forums. These forums may be hosted by TLI or by one of Our third party service providers or featured individuals or organisations on TLI’s behalf.

Change in Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to update, modify and amend any of the terms of Our Privacy Policy, at any time without prior intimation to you. We will post these changes on the Platform for your information. These changes will become effective immediately on posting. We shall not be liable for any failure or negligence on your part to review the updated Privacy Policy before accessing or availing the Platform for availing the Services. your continued use of the Platform, following changes to the Privacy Policy, will constitute your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting Us
If you have any questions about (i) this Privacy Policy; (ii) practices of this Platform, or (iii) your dealings with this Platform or believe that We have not adhered to it, you may contact <[email protected]>.

Email Opt-Out
you can opt out of receiving our marketing and update emails. To stop receiving our promotional emails, please email <[email protected]> in It may take about ten days to process your request. Even if you opt out of getting marketing messages, We will still be sending you transactional messages through email and SMS about your subscription.

THE LOGICAL INDIAN – PRIVACY AND SECURITY POLICY


This Privacy and Security Policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes how We protect information about Our users. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, the capitalised term: (a) used herein shall have the meaning as described hereunder; and (b) used herein but not defined shall have the meaning so ascribed under the Terms of Use.

TLI has adopted this Privacy Policy to inform you of what information we collect from you through the Platform, how We collect the information, how We may use it and the steps We take to protect it. For the purposes of this Privacy Policy, any information that uniquely identifies Our User such as your name, address, contact number or email address, is referred to as “Personal Information”. We lay great emphasis on Our privacy and security standards to guard against identity theft and provide security for your personal information. We regularly re-evaluate Our privacy and security policies and adapt them as necessary to respond to new challenges.

By using the Platform, you unconditionally agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy and consent to usage, storage and handling of the information submitted by you in accordance with the terms contained hereunder. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy, please do not proceed further to use the Platform.

User Information
TLI collects your Personal Information when you successfully submit information while creating your User Account or while confirming your subscription/payment on the Platform (“User Information”). User Information is the data that can be used to uniquely identify or contact a person and/or the business entity that a person represents and shall include, but not be limited to, information regarding your Personal Information, information associated to your social networking platform and such other information for the purposes of identification and verification.

We do not directly process any payments and do not store your debit/credit card information. Secured technology is used for processing payment transactions with third party service provider partners. When you submit User Information on the Platform, it shall be deemed that you have granted Us the right to collect, store, process, handle and use such User Information, in accordance with this Privacy Policy (as amended from time to time).

You may visit the Platform and browse the Platform without having to provide User Information. Where possible, We indicate which fields are mandatory and which fields are optional to be filled on the Platform. You always have the option to not provide information by choosing not to submit particular information or feature on the Platform. When you visit the Platform, We may collect certain non-personal information such as your internet protocol address, operating system, browser type, and internet service provider. This type of information does not identify you personally during your visit to the Platform. We can identify you only after you submit User Information at the time of registering yourself with the Platform.

By using this Platform, you consent to the collection, storage and use of the User Information that you provide for any of the services that We offer and you consent to Our collection of any changes or updates that you may provide to the User Information. We collect only such User Information that We believe to be relevant for the purpose of identification and verification and is required to understand you or your interests. We clarify that We shall not be liable, for any reason whatsoever, for the authenticity of any User Information provided by you to us. You hereby confirm that the User Information provided by you is and shall continue to be valid, true and accurate to the best of your knowledge.

Collection of information
To enhance your use of the Platform, We may collect technical and navigational information each time you visit the Platform, which are saved in server logs. These are encrypted statistics, which help Us in improving the efficiency of the Platform by giving Us information relating to your use of the Platform. Such information may include details of:
(i)  the server (Internet Protocol) from where the Platform is being accessed;
(ii)  the browser and operating system used to browse the Platform;
(iii)  pages visited;
(iv)  details of your last visit to the Platform, including time, date and the duration of your session on the Platform; etc.

This information may be used by TLI, for example, to understand the number of users visiting the Platform, to alert you to any software compatibility issues, or it may be to gather broad demographic information for aggregate use of the Platform in improving Our functionality. While collecting such information, your anonymity is maintained at all times and, at no time can We identify you personally, unless you submit the User Information on the Platform or through the e-mail feature.
TLI may make anonymous or aggregate personal information and disclose such data only in a non-personally identifiable manner to: Advertisers and other third parties for their marketing and promotional purposes, such as the number of Users and how many users clicked on a particular TLI proposal/project; Organizations approved by TLI that conduct research on social, legal, development and policy issues, etc. Such information does not identify you individually. Access to your User Information, Account credentials, Account information and any other personal information you provide is strictly restricted and used in accordance with specific internal procedures and safeguard governing access, in order to operate, develop or improve the services provided by Us. These individuals have been selected in accordance with our security policies and practices and are bound by confidentiality obligations. They may be subject to discipline, including termination and criminal prosecution, if they fail to meet these obligations.

We may also use third party vendors or service providers to help Us provide the Service to you, such as sending e-mail messages on Our behalf or hosting and operating a particular feature or functionality of the Service. Our contracts with these third parties outline the appropriate use and handling of your information and prohibit them from using any of your Personal Information for purposes unrelated to the product or service they provide. We require such third parties to maintain the confidentiality of the information We provide to them.

You acknowledge that apart from your User Information, if you upload or exchange any data, content, information, pictorial representations and/or images (i.e. User Content) including comments on the Platform, such User Content may contain information including User Information and the same may be available to the other Users of the Platform. TLI will not be liable for the disclosure and dissemination of such User Information on the Platform.

Cookies
Like most other sites, We use data collection devices known as “cookies” to collect and store information of Users visiting the Platform. A cookie is an alpha-numeric identifier, which is small amount of data that is sent to a User’s browser from a web server and is eventually stored on a User’s computer hard drive. Cookies are a reliable mechanism to remember the activities of the User on the Platform and help in improving your experience on the Platform.
TLI may set and access cookies on your computer to track and store preferential information about you. We may gather information about you through cookie technology. For example, we may assign a cookie to you, to help better determine which of TLI’s news stories appeals to your interests. This anonymous information is maintained distinctly and is not linked to the User Information you submit to Us. The option of accepting cookies is up to you, however certain features of the Platform including Content and the forms may not be accessible without accepting cookies. Please note that most Internet browsers will allow you to stop cookies from being stored on your computer and to delete cookies stored on your computer. If you choose to eliminate cookies, the full functionality of the Service may be impaired for you.
To browse anonymously, you may set your browser to disable cookies or delete cookies. Most cookies are session cookies that are automatically deleted from your hard drive when you close the browser. Additionally, you may encounter cookies or other similar devices on certain pages of the Platform that are placed by third parties. We do not control the use of cookies by third parties and shall not be liable for any reason whatsoever for these third-party cookies.

We may use third party service providers to help Us analyse certain online activities. For example, these service providers may help us measure the performance of Our online campaigns or analyse visitor activity on the Platform. We may permit these service providers to use cookies and other technologies to perform these services for TLI. We do not share any Personal Information with these third party service providers, and these service providers do not collect such information on Our behalf. Our third party service providers are required to comply fully with this Privacy Policy.

Use of User Information
User Information provided by you is used by Us only to provide information that you request. We do not and will not sell or rent User Information to anyone, anytime for any reason. Our use of User Information includes the following:

  1. verifying your identity;
  2. facilitating your use of the Platform;
  3. facilitating successful donation /contribution from the Platform;
  4. responding to your queries or complaints or to fulfil your requests for information about the services and solutions that We offer and the process relating to the same;
  5. providing you with information about TLI and to deliver to you any administrative notices, notifications regarding your subscription and other materials, news updates and campaigns supported by TLI;
  6. fulfilling your requests for certain services and providing you with related customer service;
  7. sending you surveys and marketing communications that TLI believes may be of interest to you;
  8. personalizing your experience on the Platform by presenting news and stories of interest to you;
  9. helping you address trouble-shooting problems, detecting and protecting against error, fraud or other criminal activity;
  10. conducting internal reviews and data analysis for the Platform (e.g., to determine the number of visitors to specific pages on the Platform);
  11. sharing such information with third party contractors that provide services to TLI and are bound by the same privacy restrictions;
  12. improving the Content on the Platform;
  13. protecting the integrity of the Platform;
  14. responding to judicial process and provide information to law enforcement agencies or in relation to an investigation on matters concerning public safety, as permitted by law; and
  15. as otherwise set forth in the Privacy Policy.

Sharing of User Information
User Information may be shared with such third parties as are required for: (a) the purposes of providing you with the services on the Platform, and may be subject to the practices of such third parties; or (b) facilitating the making of payment / seeking subscription for TLI content and services on the Platform by you; or (c) to grow Our business which may include our affiliates, strategic partners, investors, suppliers and service providers, as the case maybe. The User Information may be saved in servers, at our sole discretion.

Except as provided in paragraph above, We shall disclose the User Information only in circumstances where:

(i)  The User has provided instructions or consent towards such disclosure;
(ii)  We, in good faith, believe that access, use, preservation or disclosure of such information is reasonably necessary to: (a) satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental or regulatory request; (b) enforce the applicable User Agreement or Privacy Policy; (c) detect, prevent, prohibit or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, (d) enforce Our rights against you or in connection with a breach by you of this Privacy Policy; or (e) protect against imminent harm to the rights, property or safety of TLI, its Users or the public as required or permitted by law; and
(iii)  If We sell or transfer any of Our business or assets, certain User Information may be a part of that sale or transfer.

Security Precautions
To prevent any form of unlawful interception or misuse of User Information, We use reasonable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the User Information collected. We use reasonable secure and technologically appropriate measures, in compliance with the Information Technology Act, 2000 and the rules related thereto to protect you against loss or misuse of your User Information including internal reviews of data collection, storage and processing practices and other reasonable security measures which are equivalent to security measures that TLI uses to protect its own confidential information. We have in place a secure server for all your transactions on the Platform, which, if required to be accessed, are accessible only by the authorised personnel of TLI. However, as you are aware, no internet site is completely free of security risks and We do not make any representation in respect of the same.

We do not warrant that Our Platform or any electronic communication made by Us is free from virus or other harmful effects. In the event of any errors in transmission or due to an act of a third party, We shall have no liability. You explicitly agree that your use of the Platform and/or services provided by Us is at your own individual risk. You agree and confirm that your User Information may be transferred, processed and stored. you hereby confirm that you have been made aware of the security measures undertaken by Us and you expressly consent to Us storing, handling, using your User Information.

Blogs and other Forums on the Platform
If you use a bulletin board, blog or chat room on the Platform, you should be aware that any information you submit there can be read, collected or used by other users and could be used to send you unsolicited messages. We are not responsible for Personal Information you choose to submit in these forums. These forums may be hosted by TLI or by one of Our third party service providers or featured individuals or organisations on TLI’s behalf.

Change in Privacy Policy
We reserve the right to update, modify and amend any of the terms of Our Privacy Policy, at any time without prior intimation to you. We will post these changes on the Platform for your information. These changes will become effective immediately on posting. We shall not be liable for any failure or negligence on your part to review the updated Privacy Policy before accessing or availing the Platform for availing the Services. your continued use of the Platform, following changes to the Privacy Policy, will constitute your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting Us
If you have any questions about (i) this Privacy Policy; (ii) practices of this Platform, or (iii) your dealings with this Platform or believe that We have not adhered to it, you may contact <[email protected]>.

Email Opt-Out
you can opt out of receiving our marketing and update emails. To stop receiving our promotional emails, please email <[email protected]> in It may take about ten days to process your request. Even if you opt out of getting marketing messages, We will still be sending you transactional messages through email and SMS about your subscription.