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HT DIGITAL STREAMS LIMITED

HT Digital Streams Limited welcomes you to hindustantimes.com. Below are our terms and conditions for use of the site, which you may access in several ways, including the World Wide Web, PDA, mobile phone, digital television, and RSS feeds. These terms and conditions apply whenever you access the site, on whatever devices.

By using the site as a reader or registered user or in any other manner or capacity whatsoever, you are deemed to have accepted these terms and conditions. If you are registered as a user, please read carefully the privacy policy.

Any changes we make to the terms and conditions will be reflected on this page.

Access to and use of this site (hindustantimes.com) is provided by HT Digital Streams Limited subject to the following terms:

  • By using hindustantimes.com you agree to be legally bound by these terms, which shall take effect immediately on your first use of hindustantimes.com. If you do not agree to be legally bound by all the following terms please do not access and/or use hindustantimes.com.
  • HT Digital Streams Limited may change these terms at any time by posting changes online. Please review these terms regularly to ensure you are aware of any changes made by HT Digital Streams Limited. Your continued use of hindustantimes.com after changes to this policy are posted means you agree to be legally bound by these terms as updated and/or amended.
  • You may not copy, reproduce, republish, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public, or otherwise use hindustantimes.com content in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use. You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any hindustantimes.com content except for your own personal, non-commercial use. Any other use of hindustantimes.com content requires the prior written permission of HT Digital Streams Limited.
  • The website hindustantimes.com and the contents thereof (including but not limited to text, photographs, images, illustrations, designs, audio clips, video clips “look and feel”, metadata, data or compilation) are protected by copyright and owned and controlled by HT Digital Streams Limited and are intended strictly for personal and non-commercial use only. In this regard, non-commercial use shall not include the use of the website hindustantimes.com and the contents thereof without prior written consent of HT Digital Streams Limited in connection with (a.) the development of any software program, including but not limited to, training a machine learning or artificial intelligence (AI) systems or (b.) providing archived or cached data sets containing the content(s) to other personal or entity.
  • You agree to use hindustantimes.com only for lawful purposes, and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, restrict or inhibit anyone else's use and enjoyment of hindustantimes.com. Prohibited behaviour includes harassing or causing distress or inconvenience to any person, transmitting obscene or offensive content or disrupting the normal flow of dialogue within hindustantimes.com.

PROHIBITED USES

You may not access or use, or attempt to access or use, the website to take any action that could harm us or a third party. You may not use the website in violation of applicable laws, including export controls and sanctions, or in violation of our or any third party's intellectual property or other proprietary or egal rights. You further agree that you will not attempt (or encourage or support anyone else's attempt) to circumvent, reverse engineer, decrypt, or otherwise alter or interfere with the website, or any content thereof, or make any unauthorized use of the Services. Without HT Digital Stream's prior written consent, you shall not use robots, spiders, scripts, service, software or any manual or automatic device, tool, or process designed to data mine or scrape the Content, data or information from the website, or otherwise use, access, or collect the content, data or information from the website using automated means.

Engaging in a prohibited use of the website may result in civil, criminal, and/or administrative penalties, fines, or sanctions against the user and those assisting the user.

It is further clarified that except where specifically authorised, any access to the website and/ or its content by artificial intelligence bots or crawlers shall constitute breach of these terms and conditions, except strictly for the purpose of search engine indexing and searches, and failure of HT Digital Streams Limited to prevent such access by artificial intelligence bots or crawlers or failure to exercise any right, power or remedy provided under the applicable laws or otherwise available in respect hereof in equity, or to insist upon compliance of these terms and conditions shall not constitute a waiver by HT Digital Streams Limited of its right to exercise any such or other right, power or remedy or to demand such compliance later.

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

HT Digital Streams Limited does not accept any responsibility for any statement in the material. You must not rely on any statement we have published on hindustantimes.com without first taking specialist professional advice. Nothing in the material is provided for any specific purpose or at the request of any particular person.

We give no warranties of any kind and without any representations for material—information, names, images, pictures, logos and icons—found in hindustantimes.com. You can access other sites via links from hindustantimes.com. These sites are not under our control and we are not responsible in any way for any of their contents.

HT Digital Streams Limited is not liable for any of the following losses or damages (whether such losses where foreseen, foreseeable, known or otherwise):

  • loss of data;
  • loss of revenue or anticipated profits;
  • loss of business;
  • loss of opportunity;
  • loss of goodwill or injury to reputation;
  • losses suffered by third parties; or
  • any indirect, consequential, special or exemplary damages arising from the use of hindustantimes.com regardless of the form of action.

You must take your own precaution in this respect, as we accept no responsibility for any infection by virus, by other contamination or by anything that has destructive properties.

IF YOU'RE UNDER 18:

  • Please get permission from a parent or guardian before taking part in any hindustantimes.com discussion.
  • Never reveal any personal information about yourself or anyone else (for example, telephone number, home address or email address).

THIRD PARTY MATERIAL ON HINDUSTANTIMES.COM

You will see advertising material submitted by third parties on hindustantimes.com. Advertisers are solely responsible for the content of advertising material, which they submit to us, including ensuring that it complies with relevant legislation. We accept no responsibility for the content of advertising material, including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein.

TEXT SUBMISSION TO HINDUSTANTIMES.COM

Users of our site may submit material for publication in various areas of the site, including our blog service. We accept no liability with respect to any material submitted by users and published by us and we are not responsible for its content and accuracy.

If you want to submit material to us for publication on hindustantimes.com, you may do so on the following terms and conditions:

  • publication of any material you submit to us will be at your sole discretion. We reserve the right to make additions or deletions to the text or graphics prior to publication, or to refuse publication;
  • you grant us a non-exclusive, perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide licence to republish any material you submit to us in any format, including, without limitation, print and electronic format;
  • you declare to us that any material you submit to us is your own original work and that you own the copyright and any other relevant rights;
  • you warrant that the material you submit is not obscene, offensive, defamatory of any person or otherwise illegal;
  • you agree not to post material including spamming which is deliberately intended to upset other users;
  • you acknowledge that any breach of these warranties may cause us damage or loss and you agree to indemnify us in full and permanently against any third party liabilities, claims, costs, loss or damage we incur as a result of publishing material you submit to us, including consequential losses;
  • we reserve the right to remove your access to individual services if we believe you are abusing the services in any way.

GRAPHIC MATERIAL SUBMISSION TO HINDUSTANTIMES.COM

When you send a photograph or other graphical material to us you do so in accordance with these Terms of Use. This means that you hereby agree that you have taken the photograph(s) you have sent to us or you have permission from or are authorised by the owner of the photograph(s) to send it (them) to us, and you are granting us a non-exclusive, royalty-free licence to publish or otherwise use the photograph(s) in any way and at any time we want on hindustantimes.com. The photograph(s) must not be defamatory and may not break any laws.

Selected photographs and graphical material will be published at the discretion of the editor and you will not be paid, even if your photograph(s) is (are) published.

We may cut, edit, crop or arrange your photograph(s) or graphic as we think fit to appear on hindustantimes.com, and we may remove your photograph(s) or graphics at any time.

Your name will be published alongside your photograph(s) or graphic, but we may edit or delete any comments, which you submit along with your photograph(s) or graphic.

SAFETY

We advise that you never reveal any personal information about yourself or anyone else (for example: telephone number, home address or email address) except in line with the terms and conditions and privacy policy expressly provided. Please do not include postal addresses of any kind. If you have a helpful address to share, inform the host of the relevant community area using the 'Contact Us' link, and they will promote it if they see fit.

GENERAL

These terms may vary from time to time. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted any variation if you continue to use the site after it has been posted.

Although we will do our best to provide constant, uninterrupted access to hindustantimes.com, we do not guarantee this. We accept no responsibility or liability for any interruption or delay.

GOVERNING LAW & JURISDICTION

These terms shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of India and especially the Information Technology Act, 2000. All relevant rules, regulations, directions, orders and notifications will also apply.

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