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Terms and Conditions

The following is a legal agreement between You (“the User”) and ‘Mapsofindia’ represented by the uniform resource locator www.mapsofindia.com (“this Website”) for using its service – ‘My India’ represented by uniform resource locator – http://www.mapsofindia.com/my-india/ (“My India”) By using the My India You agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement. If You do not agree with the Terms of use, you are requested not to use the services of My India. The term of this Agreement shall continue to be in full force and effect for as long as you are using the services of My India, until your account is terminated either by you or by this Website.

GENERAL TERMS

This Website reserves the right to modify the Terms and Conditions of Use of My India anytime without notification and the Users use of the Website after such modification shall be treated as the User’s acceptance to the modified Terms and Conditions of Use. Therefore the Users are advised to review the Terms and Conditions of Use of My India periodically at the URL  -http://www.mapsofindia.com/my-india/terms-and-conditions

The User warrants that he/she is of legal age to use the Website and to create binding agreement. The User agrees that he/she is responsible for all of his/her use of the site including but not limited to the use of his/her account by others.

User is solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and/or account and is fully responsible for all activities that occur under his account. The User also acknowledges to immediately notify this Website, of any unauthorized use of his account/password or any other breach of security and ensure to exit (logout) from his account at the end of every session. The User further acknowledges that this Website can not and shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from the User’s failure to comply with this clause.

The images/videos/text are uploaded by the Users of this Website. All text/images/Videos and their descriptions and Phrases can be presentation in general (collectively “the content”) on the Website are the property of its members/Users and are protected by international copyright laws. Use of these Content without license is prohibited. Though this Website does not claim ownership of the content uploaded by the Users, it is licensed by the User to take such actions necessary to protect the intellectual property rights of the uploaded content.

This Website and its members do their best to provide accurate information on the Content and on the services of the Website, however against all our efforts there can be some typographical and technical errors on it. This Website cannot be held liable for any losses or damages resulting from the inaccuracy of any information on the Website.

UPLOADING CONTENT

The Users acknowledge that the User may upload customized maps/map images by using the services of My India. Once the Users upload their customized maps/map images, the Content instantly start appearing on the Website. Therefore, this Website shall have no direct control over the uploading of the customized maps/map images. However, this Website reserves the right, but not the obligation to screen these uploads to check whether they are suitable for distribution.

The User acknowledges not to upload Objectionable Content. For the purpose of this clause objectionable content means and include texts/photographs/images/videos which could be classified into unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of third person’s/other’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable.

While uploading Content the User grants this Website royalty – free, non – exclusive, worldwide, perpetual license to use the Content on My India, this Website or affiliated sites. The User also acknowledges that the Content may be used for promotional purposes for the Website or the User’s map gallery on My India. Under the above license, this Website reserves the right but not the obligation to initiate/take necessary action on behalf of the User against third party for any infringement of content uploaded by the User.

Furthermore, the User acknowledges that this Website does not allow the upload of Content(s) that infringes on any copyright, property right, trademark or any other applicable right.


The User is solely responsible for the content(s) he uploads. The User warrants that he owns all proprietary rights regarding the Content(s).

The User acknowledges that this Website reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice and that for any such modifications, suspension or discontinuance, this Website shall not be liable to the User or to any third party.

The User acknowledges that even though this Website does its best to prevent it from happening, This Website cannot be held responsible for the misuse or abuse of any Content.

This Website also reserves the right to remove any uploaded Content(s) at any time if this Website believes that it is defective, of poor quality or infringe on any right. Serious copyright infringement issues such as uploading Images found on other stock photography sites or otherwise may result in the termination of this Agreement, the termination of the User’s membership, and possible criminal prosecution against the particular User.


COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

If a User believes that his work has been copied in way that constitutes infringement of his copyright, or his intellectual property rights are otherwise violated, he must notify this Website at with subject “Notice of Copyright Infringement”–

Legal Cell,

Mapsofindia,

Compare Infobase Limited,

C – 62, Community Centre,

Janakpuri, New Delhi – 110058,

INDIA

copyright@mapsofindia.com
The notice shall contain all the necessary information in detail like the URLs of the copyrighted content(s) and infringing contents(s). Notice through e – mail must be accompanied with the electronic signature of the Copyright Holder.

If the User believes that his User submission which has been removed or to which access has been disabled, is not infringing, or that the User has the necessary license from the copyright owner, the copyright owner’s agent, or pursuant to law, to post and use the content in his User submission, he may send a counter notice at the address mentioned herein above containing all the necessary information and with the Subject “Counter Notice of Copyright Infringement”.

After receiving a counter notice, this Website may send a copy of the counter notice to the original complaining party informing that person that this Website may replace the removed submission or content or cease disabling it in 10 business days. Unless the copyright owner files an action seeking a court order against the content provider – the User, the removed submission or content may be replaced, or access to it restored, in 14 business days or after any other reasonable time which deemed fit, after receipt of the counter notice, at this Website’s sole discretion.

TERMINATION

The User agrees and acknowledges that this Website may, under certain circumstances, without any prior notice, immediately terminate the User’s account, any associated email address, and access to the Service. Cause for such termination shall include, but not be limited to:

  • for breaches or violations of the Terms or other incorporated agreements or guidelines;

  • for compliance of Orders/Requests by law enforcement or other government agencies;

  • discontinuance or material modification to the Service (or any part thereof);

  • due to unexpected technical or security issues or problems;

  • due to extended periods of inactivity;

  • engagement by the User in fraudulent or illegal activities;

  • publishing, posting displaying or making available Contents that are objectionable on the grounds of being pornographic, indecent, discriminating on the basis of race, gender etc. or violates any applicable laws.

Termination of account includes removal of access to all offerings within the Service, deletion of account and all related information, files and content associated with or inside the defaulting User account (or any part thereof), and barring of further use of the Service.

Further, the User agrees that all terminations for cause shall be made in the sole discretion of this Website and that under no circumstances this Website shall be liable to the User or any third party for termination of account, any associated email address, or access to the Service.

PRIVACY POLICY

This Website has adopted the privacy policy of its parent company, Compare Infobase Limited. This privacy policy is used on a whole network of sites, so some of it might not be relevant to the User depending on what services the User uses. To summarize it, this Website does everything it can in order to protect the User’s privacy. This Website has a strict no-spam policy. This Website does not rent, sell or share the User’s personal details with third parties without the User’s consent unless it is required by the law. The User may receive occasional newsletters and promotional offers from this Website, but only if the User has explicitly agreed to them.

To read the complete Privacy Policy, the User should visit the following link:

http://www.mapsofindia.com/privacy-policy/

INDEMNIFICATION

The User agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless this Website and its Parent Company, its officers, employees, shareholders, directors and suppliers against all claims, liability, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees and expenses, arising out of or related to a breach of this Agreement, the use of this site and the use or the inability of use of any Content, your failure to abide by any restriction regarding the use of an Content, or any claim by a third party related to the use of the Content.

WARRANTY AND LIABILITY

THE WEBSITE AND THE IMAGES/VIDEOS/CONTENT ARE PROVIDED ON “AS IS” BASIS. WE OFFER NO WARRANTY, EXPLICIT OR IMPLIED, REGARDING ANY CONTENT, THE WEBSITE, THE ACCURACY OF ANY INFORMATION, OR ANY RIGHTS OR LICENSES UNDER THIS AGREEMENT INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. THIS WEBSITE DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENTS WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR THAT THEIR USE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE.

THIS WEBSITE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR TO ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY FOR ANY GENERAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, OR LOST PROFITS OR ANY OTHER DAMAGES, COSTS OR LOSSES ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR THE CONTENT.

This Website reserves the right to amend or revise the Terms and Conditions anytime without notice. The User’s access of the website after every such update shall be considered as the acceptance of the amended Terms and Conditions. Therefore the Users are advised to visit this page frequently to check whether there is any change in the Terms and Conditions. This Page was last updated on December 19th 2012.