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These Terms and Conditions (‘Agreement’) are applicable to ‘MachPrinciple.com’ , a proprietary Website and Android and iOS Mobile Application (the ‘Platform’) owned and operated by MachPrinciple, Inc (hereinafter referred to as the ‘Company’ which expression shall unless repugnant to the context or meaning thereof include its successors, representatives, affiliates and assigns). This Agreement constitutes a legally binding agreement between you and the Company establishing the rights and obligations pertaining to the use of the Platform and availing the various services, features, content, and offerings available on it. You are requested to carefully read this Agreement prior to accessing, browsing or using the Platform. Accessing, browsing or using the Platform by the Users, shall be deemed to constitute their acceptance of this Agreement and an undertaking to be bound by its provisions.
The Company in its discretion reserves the right to amend, modify, update or make alterations to this Agreement from time to time, and the updated Agreement shall be subsequently posted on the Platform. The updated Agreement shall be legally binding on the Users and take effect immediately after being posted on the Platform. Users are requested and advised to periodically review this Agreement so as to be apprised of such alterations and amendments. The services, features, and other offerings on the Platform are subject to this Agreement and in the event, any User disagrees with any of the provisions contained herein, they are requested to discontinue accessing, browsing or using the Platform.
This document is an ‘Electronic Record’ in accordance with the provisions of the Information Technology Act, 2000.
MachPrinciple.com is a professional network and social networking Platform that
Gives researchers (which include both academic researchers and science enthusiasts) a unique platform to increase the visibility of their work to the people both inside and outside their research field through articles, videos, images, scraps etc.
Allows general people to find latest discoveries and news in the field of their interest.
Connect with other people and peers communicate with them through messages, chats, scraps etc
Search upcoming conferences in their research field. People can check the popularity of a conference, check who else is attending the conference, their profile etc. People can also explore the location of the conference, nearby hotels, airports, tourist destinations etc.
Find schools, colleges and universities etc in your area. Read users feedback about different schools, colleges and universities. Write feedback about a school and rank the universities based on different criteria. Etc.
You can register and create an account on the Platform free of cost by submitting the requisite information therein such as your name, contact details, etc. Once registered, you can create and manage your profile by submitting data, content and information including without limitation articles, images, videos, scraps etc.
Visiting the Platform or sending emails to the Platform constitutes electronic communications. You consent to receive electronic communications and you agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically, via email and on the Platform, satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.
If you use this Platform, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You may not assign or otherwise transfer your account to any other person or entity. You acknowledge that the Platform is not responsible for third party access to your account that results from theft or misappropriation of your account. The Platform and its associates reserve the right to refuse or cancel service, terminate accounts, or remove or edit content in our sole discretion.
In order to be eligible to register on and use the Platform you are required to be legally competent to enter into a contract in accordance with the applicable laws, be of a minimum of 18 years of age and possess the absolute authority and competence to subscribe to and be bound by the terms, conditions and obligations laid down in this Agreement.
The Platform does not knowingly collect, either online or offline, personal information from persons under the age of Eighteen. If you are under 18, you may use the Platform only with permission of a parent or guardian.
You represent and Warrant that you are legally competent and have the complete right and authority to enter into this Agreement in accordance with applicable laws and the execution, delivery, and performance of this Agreement by you shall not constitute a violation of any laws, breach of any agreement or require the permission of any third party or governmental authority.
You represent and warrant that all the information, data, and content provided by you on the Platform is true, accurate and up to date and undertake to provide any other information that may be required by the Company for the purposes stipulated herein.
You represent and warrant that you possess the rights, titles, and interest in any and all the information and content provided by you on the Platform and the posting or submission of such information and content shall not constitute the violation or infringement of the rights of any other person or entity.
Certain services made available via the Platform are delivered by third party sites and organizations. By using any product, service or functionality originating from the Platform, you hereby acknowledge and consent that the Company may share such information and data with any third party with whom the Company has a contractual relationship to provide the requested product, service or functionality on behalf of the Platform users and customers.
All content included as part of the Service, such as text, graphics, logos, images, as well as the compilation thereof, and any software used on the Platform, is the property of the Company or its suppliers and protected by copyright and other laws that protect intellectual property and proprietary rights. You agree to observe and abide by all copyright and other proprietary notices, legends or other restrictions contained in any such content and will not make any changes thereto.
You will not copy, reproduce, duplicate, modify, publish, transmit, reverse engineer, participate in the transfer or sale, create derivative works, or in any way exploit any of the content, in whole or in part, found on the Platform. Platform content is not for resale. Your use of the Platform does not entitle you to make any unauthorized use of any protected content, and in particular you will not delete or alter any proprietary rights or attribution notices in any content. You will use protected content solely for your personal use, and will make no other use of the content without the express written permission of the Company and the copyright owner. You agree that you do not acquire any ownership rights in any protected content. We do not grant you any licenses, express or implied, to the intellectual property of the Company or our licensors except as expressly authorized by these Terms.
The Platform may contain bulletin board services, chat areas, news groups, forums, communities, personal web pages, calendars, and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with the public at large or with a group (collectively, "Communication Services"). You agree to use the Communication Services only to post, send and receive messages and material that are proper and related to the particular Communication Service.
By way of example, and not as a limitation, you agree that when using a Communication Service, you will not: defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as rights of privacy and publicity) of others; publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information; upload files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy of publicity) unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents; upload files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another's computer; advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose, unless such Communication Service specifically allows such messages; conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters; download any file posted by another user of a Communication Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner; 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; restrict or inhibit any other user from using and enjoying the Communication Services; violate any code of conduct or other guidelines which may be applicable for any particular Communication Service; harvest or otherwise collect information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent; violate any applicable laws or regulations.
The Company has no obligation to monitor the Communication Services. However, the Company reserves the right to review materials posted to a Communication Service and to remove any materials in its sole discretion. The Company reserves the right to terminate your access to any or all of the Communication Services at any time without notice for any reason whatsoever.
The Company reserves the right at all times to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, in the Company’s sole discretion.
Always use caution when giving out any personally identifying information about yourself or your children in any Communication Service. The Company does not control or endorse the content, messages or information found in any Communication Service and, therefore, the Company specifically disclaims any liability with regard to the Communication Services and any actions resulting from your participation in any Communication Service. Managers and hosts are not authorized Company spokespersons, and their views do not necessarily reflect those of the Company
Materials uploaded to a Communication Service may be subject to posted limitations on usage, reproduction and/or dissemination. You are responsible for adhering to such limitations if you upload the materials.
While accessing, browsing or using the Platform you shall not host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share, any information that-
belongs to another person and to which you do not have any right;
is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, threatening, relating to or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatsoever;
harm minors in any way;
infringes any patent, trademark, copyright, or other proprietary rights;
violates any law for the time being in force;
deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;
impersonate another person;
contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, limit or impair the functionality of the Platform;
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 cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation.
The Company does not claim ownership of the content, information or materials you provide on the Platform (including votes, feedback and suggestions) or post, upload, input or submit to the Platform or our associated services (collectively "Submissions"). However, by posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you are granting the Company, our affiliated companies and necessary sublicensees permission to use your Submission in connection with the operation of their Internet businesses including, without limitation, the rights to: copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, communicate, modify, adapt, store, make derivative works of, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat your Submission; and to publish your name in connection with your Submission. You agree and acknowledge that in case of any errors in content or submissions in relation to any third-party such third-party shall be entitled to modify the content to the extent of such errors.
No compensation will be paid with respect to the use of your Submission, as provided herein. The Company is under no obligation to post or use any Submission you may provide and may remove any Submission at any time in the Company’s sole discretion.
By posting, uploading, inputting, providing or submitting your Submission you warrant and represent that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to your Submission as described in this section including, without limitation, all the rights necessary for you to provide, post, upload, input or submit the Submissions.
The Service is controlled, operated and administered by the Company from our offices within the USA. If you access the Service from a location outside the USA, you are responsible for compliance with all local laws. You agree that you will not use the Platform-Content in any country or in any manner prohibited by any applicable laws, restrictions or regulations.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the Company, its officers, directors, employees, agents and third parties, for any losses, costs, liabilities and expenses (including reasonable attorney's fees) relating to or arising out of your use of or inability to use the Platform or services, any user postings made by you, your violation of any terms of this Agreement or your violation of any rights of a third party, or your violation of any applicable laws, rules or regulations. The Company reserves the right, at its own cost, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will fully cooperate with the Company in asserting any available defenses.
The foregoing right to indemnity shall be in addition to any other right that may be available to the Company in equity or under applicable laws and the indemnity rights shall survive the termination of this Agreement and Your use of the Platform.
In the event the parties are not able to resolve any dispute between them arising out of or concerning these Terms and Conditions, or any provisions hereof, whether in contract, tort, or otherwise at law or in equity for damages or any other relief, then such dispute shall be resolved only by final and binding arbitration pursuant to the Federal Arbitration Act, conducted by a single neutral arbitrator and administered by the American Arbitration Association, or a similar arbitration service selected by the parties, in a location mutually agreed upon by the parties. The arbitrator's award shall be final, and judgment may be entered upon it in any court having jurisdiction. In the event that any legal or equitable action, proceeding or arbitration arises out of or concerns these Terms and Conditions, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover its costs and reasonable attorney's fees. The parties agree to arbitrate all disputes and claims in regards to these Terms and Conditions or any disputes arising as a result of these Terms and Conditions, whether directly or indirectly, including Tort claims that are a result of these Terms and Conditions. The parties agree that the Federal Arbitration Act governs the interpretation and enforcement of this provision. The entire dispute, including the scope and enforceability of this arbitration provision shall be determined by the Arbitrator. This arbitration provision shall survive the termination of these Terms and Conditions.
Any arbitration under these Terms and Conditions will take place on an individual basis; class arbitrations and class/representative/collective actions are not permitted. THE PARTIES AGREE THAT A PARTY MAY BRING CLAIMS AGAINST THE OTHER ONLY IN EACH'S INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY, AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PUTATIVE CLASS, COLLECTIVE AND/ OR REPRESENTATIVE PROCEEDING, SUCH AS IN THE FORM OF A PRIVATE ATTORNEY GENERAL ACTION AGAINST THE OTHER. Further, unless both you and the Company agree otherwise, the arbitrator may not consolidate more than one person's claims, and may not otherwise preside over any form of a representative or class proceeding.
THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, AND SERVICES INCLUDED IN OR AVAILABLE THROUGH THE PLATFORM MAY INCLUDE INACCURACIES OR TYPOGRAPHICAL ERRORS. CHANGES ARE PERIODICALLY ADDED TO THE INFORMATION HEREIN. THE COMPANY AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAY MAKE IMPROVEMENTS AND/OR CHANGES IN THE PLATFORM AT ANY TIME. THE COMPANY SHALL NOT LIABLE, WHETHER IN CONTRACT OR IN TORT IN ANY MANNER WHATSOEVER FOR I) ANY INTERRUPTIONS IN THE SERVICES II) DELAY IN ACCESS OR INTERRUPTIONS ON THE PLATFORM III) LOSS, THEFT, NON-DELIVERY, DESTRUCTION, CORRUPTION, OF DATA IV) ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR ACCESS OR USAGE OF THE PLATFORM V) OCCURRENCE OF ANY VIRUSES, MALFUNCTIONS, SYSTEM FAILURES, TECHNICAL PROBLEMS IN CONNECTION WITH THE PLATFORM VI) INACCURACIES OR OMISSION IN CONTENT V) ANY OTHER EVENT BEYOND THE CONTROL OF THE COMPANY
THE COMPANY AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE SUITABILITY, RELIABILITY, AVAILABILITY, TIMELINESS, AND ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE PLATFORM FOR ANY PURPOSE. TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SUCH INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OR CONDITION OF ANY KIND. THE COMPANY AND/OR ITS SUPPLIERS HEREBY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS WITH REGARD TO THIS INFORMATION, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS, SERVICES AND RELATED GRAPHICS, INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
ANY LOSS, LIABILITY, EXPENSES, DAMAGES, EXPENSES, JUDGMENTS INCURRED BY YOU AS A RESULT OF RELIANCE ON OR ANY ACTION TAKEN ON CONTENT, MATERIALS, INFORMATION ON THE PLATFORM SHALL BE BORNE SOLELY AND EXCLUSIVELY BY YOU AND THE COMPANY SHALL NOT BEAR ANY LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE SAME
The Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the Platform and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. To the maximum extent permitted by law, this agreement is governed by the laws of the State of Wisconsin and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Wisconsin in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of the Platform. Use of the Platform is unauthorized in any jurisdiction that does not give effect to all provisions of these Terms, including, without limitation, this section.
You agree that no joint venture, partnership, employment, or agency relationship exists between you and the Company as a result of this agreement or use of the Platform. The Company’s performance of this agreement is subject to existing laws and legal process, and nothing contained in this agreement is in derogation of the Company’s right to comply with governmental, court and law enforcement requests or requirements relating to your use of the Platform or information provided to or gathered by the Company with respect to such use. If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect.
Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and the Company with respect to the Platform and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and the Company with respect to the Platform. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents be written in English.
The Company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change the Terms under which the Platform is offered. The most current version of the Terms will supersede all previous versions. The Company encourages you to periodically review the Terms to stay informed of our updates.
The Company welcomes your questions or comments regarding the Terms and in case of any grievances you may contact:
c/o Shyamapada Das
MitraCompound, Stn Rd,
Dist: Paschim Medinipur
West Bengal - 721101
Email Address: email@example.com
Effective as of March 03, 2020
The terms ‘We’, ‘Us’, ‘Our’ refer to the Company and ‘You’, ‘Your’ refer to the Users of the Platform.
Your usage of the Platform and availing the services, and features on offer may entail the collection by us of Your personally identifiable information, sensitive personal data and information and certain other information for the purpose of providing the services on the Platform. The information collected by us can be categorized into the types delineated below.
Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through the Platform's public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others.
Your personal information collected by us shall include Your name, age, gender, birth date, contact details including telephone number, postal address, email ID, password, username profile picture etc. It is pertinent to note that the mere browsing of the Platform by You shall not require You to provide or submit to us the foregoing information and such information shall be collected and stored by us only if You voluntarily submit such information on the Platform for the purposes of registration and availing the services available therein. You may in Your discretion choose not to provide such information by not availing of the services, and features on the Platform.
Information about your computer hardware and software may be automatically collected by the Platform. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring website addresses, operating system information, geographical location etc. This information is used for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Platform.
The Platform may use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.
One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save your time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the Web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize the Platform’s pages, or register with the Platform or services, a cookie helps the Platform to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as logging in, getting your interests, and so on. When you return to the same Platform, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Platform features that you customized.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Platform services or websites you visit.
The Platform may keep track of the websites and pages our users visit within the Platform, (Through the Platform or through the website who are using our plugins) in order to determine what Platform services are the most popular (or provide you better experience). This data is used to deliver customized content and advertising within the Platform to customers whose behavior indicates that they are interested in a particular subject area.
We may also use trusted partners (like google analytics, CrazyEgg, HotJar etc) to track someone’s movement, heat map etc.
We do not collect any personal information about you unless you voluntarily provide it to us. However, you may be required to provide certain personal information to us when you elect to use certain products or services available on the Platform. These may include: (a) registering for an account on the Platform; (b) entering a sweepstakes or contest sponsored by us or one of our partners; (c) signing up for special offers from selected third parties; (d) sending us an email message; (e) submitting your credit card or other payment information when ordering and purchasing products and services on our Site f) communicating with our customer service. To wit, we will use your information for, but not limited to, communicating with you in relation to services and/or products you have requested from us. We also may gather additional personal or non-personal information in the future.
We assure You that the information collected and stored by us shall not be used and processed for any unlawful, illegal or illicit purposes and shall be used only for the purpose of providing the services on Platform. The information collected by us is used for the following purposes:
i. Creation and management of Your account and profile and authenticating access.
ii. Communications to provide You with information regarding services including promotional offers, special sales, events (whether sponsored by us or others) via email, telephone, text and other means.
iii. Analysis and evaluation of Your behavior and preferences by using information using cookies and web beacons, developing and aggregating statistics, demographic reports, usage patterns and improving and customizing the services, features, and overall experience accordingly.
iv. Administering contests, sweepstakes, and competitions that You may participate in.
v. Providing customer support and promptly respond to and resolve Your queries, complaints, and grievances, if any.
We do not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties.
We may share data with trusted partners to help perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Us, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.
We may disclose your personal information, without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on the Platform; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of the Platform; and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of the Platform, or the public.
We may share and display information with other websites who are using our plugins.
The Platform secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. The Platform uses the following methods for this purpose:
When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other websites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) protocol.
We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control (for instance the Platform getting hacked by a hacker); and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through the Platform cannot be guaranteed.
The protection and confidentiality of Your username and password is solely Your responsibility and we urge You to not disclose it to anyone including anyone claiming to represent the Platform or its affiliates. We shall not bear any responsibility or liability for any such unauthorized disclosure and its consequences.
The Platform does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of Eighteen. If you are under the age of Eighteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use the Platform.
From time to time, We may contact you via email for the purpose of providing announcements, promotional offers, alerts, confirmations, surveys, and/or other general communication.
If you would like to stop receiving marketing or promotional communications via email from Us, you may opt out of such communications by sending email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the event you import your contact list on the Platform for the purpose of sending invites to friends, such contact information such as emails may be collected and stored and by the Platform and used for sending the invites. All such contact information shall be used solely in accordance with the permissions granted by you.
Your information is retained by us to the extent it may be required to comply with any legal obligations, fraud prevention, enforcing agreements, protection of the Platform and the users and for improving our services and business.
You understand that any content that you may delete from the Platform, may remain on the Platform in backup copies due to technical reasons. However, such content shall not be visible to others and shall persist solely to avoid technical issues on the Platform.You may not be able to delete all the data that share in machprinciple.com. Like if someone is registers to our website once. He may delete his profile. But all his/her information’s may not be deleted. Many data may just be flagged as deleted in the database. But not actually deleted. If we delete those data, then there may be other technical issues.
You can control and manage Your privacy and confidentiality settings and the extent of visibility and disclosure of Your information and content to other users and visitors by accessing the tools available on the Platform including without limitation Your photographs, account or any content or information posted by You.
We may store your data on servers provided by third party hosting vendors with whom we have contracted.
We welcome your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that the Platform has not adhered to this Statement, and in the event of any grievances please contact Us at:
c/o Shyamapada Das
MitraCompound, Stn Rd,
Dist: Paschim Medinipur
West Bengal - 721101
Email Address: email@example.com
Effective as of March 03, 2020