Wednesday, February 21

TERMS OF USE

THIS TERMS AND CONDTIONS along with other policy documents are a binding agreement between Green Ocean Internet GIL and User (defined hereinbelow) of the portal www.timelinedaily.com and its mobile applications, other communications channels etc. The portal https://timelinedaily.com/ (the “Portal”) owned, managed and operated by Green Ocean Internet LLP (hereinafter referred to as the “GIL”, “we” or “our”, which expression shall unless the same be repugnant to the context or meaning thereof be deemed to mean and include its affiliates, subsidiaries, successors in business and assigns).


ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS


Please read the following terms and conditions as these terms and conditions of use (“Terms”) constitute a legally binding agreement between You and the GIL regarding your browsing, access and use of the Portal and any functionalities, features, information, contests, services, products offered by the GIL including but not limited to delivery of specialised content, subscription based services, if any, content and other services via the Portal, any mobile or internet connected device or otherwise (the “Service”). (The term “Service” includes all types of communication and media channels such as social media, mobiles, tablets, applications and all other unspecified or unidentified channels.)


“User”, “you” or “your”: means any person, who is accessing, using the Portal, in any manner whatsoever, and is of 18 years of age or older, capable to enter into a legally binding agreement under the laws of India.


By accessing the Portal or Service, you agree to be bound by these Terms. You hereby represent and warrant to the GIL that you are at least eighteen (18) years of age or above and are capable of entering, performing and adhering to these Terms and that you agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions. While individuals under the age of 18 may access and use the Portal, they shall do so only with the involvement & guidance of their parents and / or legal guardians. You agree to register prior to uploading any content and / or comment and any other use or Services of this Portal and provide your details including but not limited to complete name, age, email id, residential address, contact number, etc as may be required by the law.


The GIL reserves the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of these Terms at any time by posting the amended Terms. Please check these Terms periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Portal or Services after the posting of changes constitutes your binding acceptance of such changes. In addition, when using any particular services, you may be subject to any posted guidelines, rules, product requirements or sometimes additional terms applicable to such services. All such guidelines, rules, product requirements or sometimes additional terms are hereby incorporated by reference into the Terms.

YOUR ACCESS OR USE OF THE PORTAL OR SERVICE SHALL MEAN THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS.BY ACCESSING OR USING ANY PORTAL OR SERVICES YOU ALSO REPRESENT THAT YOU HAVE THE LEGAL AUTHORITY AS PER APPLICABLE LAW (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO AGE REQUIREMENT) TO ACCEPT THE TERMS ON BEHALF OF YOURSELF AND/OR ANY OTHER PERSON YOU REPRESENT IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE PORTAL OR SERVICES. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THE TERMS, YOU ARE NOT AUTHORIZED TO USE THE PORTAL OR SERVICES.

CONTENT/EDITORIAL:

All the content – text/ video/ audio shall be published only after careful vetting by the editorial to ensure accuracy and objectivity. However, GIL bears no responsibility for news items sourced from third-party points. All legislations with regard to the content will be under the jurisdiction of the High Court of Kerala in India.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS AND LIMITED LICENCE:

All content, trademarks, copyright, patents, logos, domain names and other related intellectual property rights or other features of our brand belong to GIL or its designated licensors. User may not copy, reproduce, distribute, publish in any other form, display, perform, modify, create derivative works from, enter into a database, transmit or in any way exploit any part of our Portal. Other organisations may link to our Portal with or without prior approval. GIL allows subscribers to only access and makes personal non-commercial use of the news content delivered.

The Portal, Services and the other content are protected by copyright, trademark and other applicable laws. Except as expressly provided in these Terms, GIL and its licensors exclusively own all right, title and interest in and to the Portal, Services, and the other contents, including all associated intellectual property rights. You may not remove, alter or obscure any copyright, trademark, service mark or other proprietary rights notices incorporated in or accompanying the Portal, Services or other contents. GIL claims no ownership interest in any third party content and expressly disclaims any liability concerning those materials.

GIL forbids you from any attempts to resell or put to commercial use any part of the Portal; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of the Portal or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of any other merchant; any renting, leasing, or otherwise transferring rights to the Portal / Service; displaying the name, logo, trademark or other identifier of another person in such a manner as to give the viewer the impression that such other person is a publisher or distributor of the Service on the Portal, or any data gathering or extraction tools; or any use of tags. You may not (whether directly or through the use of any software program) create a database in electronic or structured manual form by regularly or systematically downloading and storing all or any part of the pages from this Portal. Requests to republish GIL’s material for distribution should be addressed to GIL at email – shiha@timelinedaily.com

ADVERTISING MATERIAL


Part of the Portal or the Services may contain advertising information or promotion material or other material submitted to the GIL by third parties. Responsibility for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the Portal complies with applicable international and national law is exclusively on the party providing the information/material. Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of advertisers including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. Before relying on any advertising material, you should independently verify its relevance for your purpose, and should obtain appropriate professional advice. The GIL shall not be responsible nor liable for any loss or claim that you may have against an advertiser or any consequential damages arising on account of your relying on the contents of the advertisement.

YOUR OBLIGATIONS & USER CONTENT


You hereby agree and assure the GIL that the Portal and/or the Services shall be used for lawful purposes only and that you will not violate laws, regulations, ordinances or other such requirements of any applicable National, State or local government or any other international laws. You specifically agree to comply with the requirements of the Information Technology Act, 2000 as also rules, regulations, guidelines, bye laws and notifications made thereunder, while on the Portal.

GIL follows a liberal user engagement policy. User can interact with the team and submit, post and/or upload content such as comments and pictures. In posting such content, user confirms to the GIL that he/she is the owner or have consent from the owner to post the content and that the content complies with all laws applicable and does not defame any person, GIL or business or violate the privacy rights, copyright and other intellectual property rights, contract rights or any other rights of any person.


LINKS TO OTHER SITES


The Portal or the Services may contain the links or pointers to other websites but you should not infer or assume that the GIL operates, controls, or is otherwise connected with these other websites. When you click on a link within the Portal, the GIL may not warn you that you have left the Portal and are subject to the terms and conditions (including privacy policies) of another website. Please be careful to read the terms of use and privacy policy of any other website before you provide any confidential information or engage in any transactions. You should not rely on these Terms to govern your use of another website.


The GIL is not responsible for the content or practices of any other website even if it links to the Portal and even if the website is operated by a person affiliated or otherwise connected with the GIL. You acknowledge and agree that the GIL is not responsible or liable to you for any content or other materials hosted and served from any website.

GEOGRAPHIC LIMITATION

The Portal and/or the Services are controlled and offered by GIL from its facilities in the territory of India. We make no representations that the Portal or Services are appropriate or available for use in other locations. If you are accessing or using the Portal or Services from other jurisdictions, you do so at your own risk and you are responsible for compliance with local law. Notwithstanding the foregoing, the Portal or Services may contain or provide links to content hosted on website located outside of India.

COOKIES

GIL employs the use of cookies. By accessing the Portal and Services, you agreed to use cookies in agreement with the GIL’s policies. Most interactive websites use cookies to let us retrieve the User’s details for each visit. Cookies are used by our website to enable the functionality of certain areas to make it easier for people visiting the Portal. Some of GIL’s affiliate/advertising partners may also use cookies.

COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION


For identifying the consumer base and improving news dissemination, GIL collect and process some or all of the following type of information in the course of you using our services. It includes (a) data supplied by users and (b) data automatically tracked while navigation (c) data collected from social media networks (d) data collected by any other sources.

Thus, by agreeing to these Terms, you agree that your presence on the Portal and use of the Services are governed by the above said and below said matters. The Company reserves the right to disclose any information including the personal details that is required to be shared, disclosed or made available to any governmental, administrative, regulatory or judicial authority under any law or regulation applicable to the GIL. We may also share certain filtered information, i.e.including email id or any other relevant information, to GIL’s third-party business partners who may contact you to enable you to have a better experience on the Portal or to avail certain benefits specially made for you. GIL may, if you so choose, send direct mailers to you at the address given by you. You have the option to ‘opt-out’ of this direct mailer by way of links provided at the bottom of each mailer. GIL respects your privacy and if you choose to not receive such mailers, GIL will take all steps to remove you from the list.

JURISDICTION

The Terms shall be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of India and the User agrees to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of High court of Kerala for resolution of disputes arising out of the subject matter.

GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL

If there any grievance related to the content posted on the platform may contact Dr. Shanil A who is designated as the Grievance Officer. You can contact the Grievance Officer by email on feedback@timelinedaily.com or click here to submit it online.