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Please read the following terms and conditions very carefully as your use of the Website and associated Brahmin Saptapadi [BS] Services (as defined below) is subject to your acceptance of and compliance with the following terms and conditions including the applicable policies which are incorporated herein by way of reference and as amended from time to time (the “Terms and conditions”).
ACCESSING, BROWSING OR OTHERWISE USING THE WEBSITE INDICATES YOUR AGREEMENT TO ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS herein, SO PLEASE READ THE TERMS and conditions CAREFULLY BEFORE PROCEEDING. By impliedly or expressly accepting these Terms and Conditions of use of website, You also accept and agree that you have read, understood and are bound by these Terms and conditions, regardless of how you/BS member subscribe to or use the BS Services. If you do not want to be bound by the Terms and Conditions, you must not use the Website or the BS Services.
In these Terms, references to “You” or “User” or “BS member” shall mean the end user accessing the Website/BS services, its contents or using the BS Services offered. “BS Services” means a collective reference to the Website service provided by “Tulu Shivalli Prathisthana”[TSP], registerred as charitable trust on 16/05/2012 and having its operational office at #A107, Adithya Elan, Nallurahalli, Whitefield, Bangalore – 560066.
Brahmin Saptapadi [BS] acts as a platform to enable any user to themselves register on it (by filling the mandatory fields and optional fields, if any) to voluntarily search for profile(s) from the database of Brahmin Saptapadi’s [BS] already registered users, for seeking prospective lawful matrimonial alliances for themselves. BS retail store may also be able to assist you to create your profile, however, you must have a valid/operational mobile phone number and an email id.
The profiles in the database of BS are classified broadly on the basis of language and region for the ease and convenience of its member / customer.
BS Members are provided with free/paid access for searching profiles from the database of BS, as per the partner preference set by you (on the Website) and you shortlist the prospective alliances yourself.
BS Membership is guided by the terms and conditions mentioned herein below. By using or accessing the BS Services, you agree to be bound by all the terms and conditions (“Agreement”):
BS do not authenticate any information of any profile and hence you as a user need to verify the credentials and information provided by other users.
1. Eligibility :
A) BS Membership and rights of admission is reserved solely for :
I. Indian Nationals & Citizens.
II. Persons of Indian Origin (PIO).
III. Non Resident Indians (NRI).
IV. Persons of Indian Descent or Indian Heritage
V. Persons who intend to marry persons of Indian Origin.
B) Further in capacity as BS member you confirm that you are :
I. 18 years or above (if you are a woman) or 21 years or above (if you are a man);
II. Legally competent to marry as per the law applicable to you (however you may register on our website by stating “Awaiting Divorce”), and
III. Not prohibited or prevented by any applicable law for the time being in force from entering into a valid marriage.
A. We expect that you would complete the online registration process with fairness and honesty while furnishing your personal informations to BS. You would appreciate that efficient and effective match making through our automated system depend upon yourself furnishing true, accurate, current, complete information and photos etc. We expect you to read the relevant column before keying in the details or selecting the option available or uploading the photo. You are requested not to key in details of the profile in field other than the applicable field (including mentioning id’s of other platforms/websites/ applications) or repeating your details in another fields, after filling them once in the relevant fields or others photographs. You further undertake that you alone shall be responsible or liable for any information provided to BS. In order to serve you better if BS requires additional details you agree to provide it. BS shall reproduce the registered member details on “as is as available” basis to other registered members, and BS members shall be solely liable for the information given by such BS member. You may also give a call us to assist you in getting your profile registered on our website.
B. If at any point of time BS comes to know or is so informed by third party or has reasons to believe that any information provided by you for registration (including photos) or otherwise is found to be untrue, inaccurate, or incomplete then BS shall have full right to suspend or terminate (without any notice) your BS membership and forfeit any amount paid by you towards BS membership fee and refuse to provide BS service to you thereafter.
C. BS Membership is restricted strictly to the registered BS individual member only. Organizations, companies, businesses and/or individuals carrying on similar or competitive business cannot become Members of BS and nor use the BS Service or BS members data for any commercial purpose, and BS reserves its right to initiate appropriate legal action for breach of these obligation.
3. Role and Responsibility of BS
A. BS is an endeavor to help you find your dream life partner (prospect) through of process of automated searching, shortlisting and contacting prospects amongst our registered members.
B. BS reproduces your details once you register on our website on “as is as available” basis.
C. BS’s/Website obligation is only to provide an interface to its registered members to search their prospect themselves without any assistance from third party / persons from amongst the other registered members of the Website. You agree that the system generated search results of BS are only of the profiles registered members on Website.
D. BS’s/Website automated system offers match making profiles between its registered members based on the partner preference set by each such BS member.
E. The search conducted by any BS member and the results thereof are automatically generated, and based on the partner preference set by you. In the event BS member changes their partner preference on the Website, then the automated system generated prospect results of the Website may also undergo corresponding change.
F. BS cannot guarantee or assume responsibility for any specific results from the use of the data available from the BS service.
4. Role and Responsibility of BS Member
A. To protect the broader interest of the registered BS member and increase the efficiency, BS members ensure to keep their username and password safe and confidential for using the BS services.
B. Any additional information / data required by BS for using the BS services shall be provided by the BS Member, as and when so sought by BS.
C. In case partner preference is modified by BS member, then the automated system generated prospect search results in website may also undergone corresponding changes.
D. BS members are requested to exercise due care and caution while shortlisting the prospect and satisfy themselves before making a choice of your match through adequate efforts, initiatives and due diligence. BS shall not be liable for short coming due to any misrepresentations made by any of its BS members.
E. BS Members are expected to verify the credentials of the prospect such as family status, marital status, educational qualifications, financial status, occupation, character, health status, etc.
F. To get better search results, BS Members are expected to provide latest photograph which should not be more than 3 months old. Providing old photographs/ photographs of others, inaccurate / false information shall be treated as violation of terms and conditions and BS shall retain their right under clause 2 (b) of this terms and conditions.
G. BS members are expected to disclose their health records during profile enrollment which includes any pre-existing illness, physical disability etc. Non- disclosure at the time of enrollment shall be treated as violation of the terms and conditions and BS shall retain their right under clause 2 (b) of this terms and conditions.
H. BS Members are expected to refrain from :
i. Entering into any financial transactions with prospects.
ii. Sharing of confidential and personal data with each other but not limited to sharing of bank details, etc.
iii. violating any law for the time being in force.
iv. From mentioning details of other matrimonial services while sending personalized messages.
v. BS Members are expected to be cautious of prospects who ask for favours, money etc or call from multiple phone numbers, only interact over phone, doesn’t come forward for face to face meeting (physically or through video calls). Beware of suspended profiles status before you finalize an alliance with the prospect.
vi. The BS members agrees that for getting effective search results of prospects on Website, you will regularly log in to the profile maintained in the Website and send personalized messages to prospects to show your expression of interest/replies. BS member also may review the expression of interest sent to you / read the messages sent to you by prospects and may respond suitably.
L. You also agree that while accessing / using the Website, you will be guided by the terms and conditions of the Website including but not limited to the use of feature of website like message instantly with prospect, viewing horoscope of prospects, enhancing privacy settings (photo/horoscope/phone number) or for viewing social and professional profile of members on their Facebook, LinkedIn, etc.
M. BS member shall not assign or transfer your BS membership to any other person or entity, and such an act shall be treated as violation of terms and conditions and BS shall retain their right under clause 2 (b) of this terms and conditions.
N. If the BS Member fails to inform BS, about any change in the particulars furnished by BS member to other BS member, then the BS membership may be suspended by BS at its sole discretion.
5. customer Care / Customer Service
In the event you come across any concerns in our service, then please be free to contact us:
Email ID : [email protected]
Contact No : +91 9591994636/+91 9591994646
Address: #A107, Adithya Elan, Nallurahalli, Whitefield, Bangalore.
6. Medium of Communication to BS Members
A. BS member hereby consents for receiving communication including promotional communications through any medium of communications such as Emails from BS.
B. BS may contact the BS member through any of the media to share the profile of the prospect by way of internal messages / links. BS member confirms that the mobile number submitted to it for verification or alternative number if any provided, is not registered with the Do Not Disturb / National Customer Preference Register and they shall not initiate any complaint. BS Member further confirms that even if BS Member is registered with the telecom service provider under the category Do Not Disturb / National Customer Preference Register the calls from BS either to the verified mobile number or alternative number if any provided shall not be treated as promotional calls.
I. BS has reasonable processes and system in place to maintain confidentiality of all personal information other than those meant for sharing with the prospect furnished by BS members and BS may at its sole discretion and cost take bonafide steps for maintaining the confidentiality of the information in compliance with applicable law. However, BS /BS member may divulge such information if required by law.
II. Any feedback you provide to BS shall be deemed to be non-confidential. BS shall be free to use such feedback/information on an unrestricted basis. Further, by submitting the feedback, you represent and warrant that (i) your feedback does not contain confidential or proprietary information of yourself or third parties; (ii) BS member is not under any obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect to the feedback; (iii) you are not entitled to any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from BS for the feedback under any circumstances.
III. You agree that BS has all the right to process your data through the automated process to serve you with suitable profiles (based on your set partner preference) from BS.
8. Privacy of Membership
BS has taken reasonable steps to protect the BS member’s privacy and shall take all reasonable efforts to protect any personal data provided to us through reasonable security safeguards against such risks as loss or unauthorized use, destruction, use, modification or disclosure of data etc.
Although we will strive to safeguard the confidentiality of your personally identifiable information, any information transacted over the Internet cannot be made absolutely secure. You also agree that the copying the data by using technology or any other new methods of data misuse/theft cannot be secured by BS and that BS will have no liability for any such act. BS member understand and agree that BS will have no liability for disclosure of your information due to errors in transmission or unauthorized acts of third parties.
You also agree to keep your username and password confidential, to avoid any misuse of your profile at our Website.
You agree that, when you use third party services through Website, you hereby grant BS the right to share your information needed for providing such third party services to you or in relation to processing your information for office use of BS /its payment gateway and/or such third party service providers.
9. Grievance Officer
In the event you come across any violation by another user including but not limited to having content in the web site that is obscene, menacing, grossly offensive, harming minors, infringing copyright, patents, etc., or another user is impersonating etc. you may then please be free to provide your concerns in writing or email us with digital signature to:
Email: [email protected]apadi.com,
Address: #A107, Adithya Elan, Nallurahalli, Whitefield, Bangalore.
Contact details: +91 9591994646
10. Disputes between Members
i. You and the prospect are both registered BS members of portal and are bound by these terms and condition.
ii. BS is not a broker or the agent of any BS member, and BS does not partake in the exchange of any kind of discussion between the BS members and prospects or the results of their discussion.
iii. BS Member’s are solely responsible for the communications (through any medium) with prospect or vice versa. BS expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for any transaction(s) or exchange(s) or interaction(s) or passing of information(s) etc. between any BS members inter se via e-mail, chat, interaction or any other medium of communication between BS members either using website or otherwise.
iv. BS has no obligation, to monitor any such disputes arising between the BS members, and BS shall not be party to any such dispute/litigation etc.
11. Content Right
I. www.brahminsaptapadi.com domain registered in the name “Tulu Shivalli Prathisthana”. You agree that all content of BS belong to “Tulu Shivalli Prathisthana” excluding your or third party content including advertisement on the Website for which BS has requisite license/right in terms hereof to display the same on our Website.
II. You acknowledge that you are responsible for the content (mandatory or optional content you provided on our website) and information including the profile details, photograph and other content(s) keyed in the relevant field of the Website at the time of the creation of the BS profile or subsequently modified by you and also for all the post and communication (including personalized messages sent by BS paid members) with other member(s). You hereby represent and warrant that you own all rights, title and interest in your content/information or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to provide the said content/information. However, by submitting the content/information to BS, you hereby grant BS a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sub-licensable and transferable license to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display, publish, communicate to the public, law enforcement agencies, courts, and the BS’s business and services, including without limitation for promoting, communicating to the public and redistributing part or all of the content/information (and derivative works thereof) in any media formats and through any media channels. BS also reserves the right to block the registration of your profile on website, if any, in the case of your contact details/links being entered in irrelevant fields or if there are errors in data entered by the BS members in their profile.
III. While BS does not accept any obligation to monitor the content/information, if the content/information is found not to be in compliance with these Terms, then BS may delete the content/information and / or terminate or suspend your registration or (without a refund of any subscription paid by you in terms of clause 2 (b) of these terms and conditions). You agree that if the situation warrants BS may at its sole discretion put restriction on any BS member to other member’s communications on the Website.
IV. BS reserves the right to suspend/delete the profile of the users who appropriate the name, likeness, email address, contact no or other personally identifiable information of another individual and BS also reserves its right to initiate appropriate legal action against such individual/organization, as and when BS get the knowledge of the same.
V. BS is a brand owned by “Tulu Shivalli Prathisthana”. “Tulu Shivalli Prathisthana” owns, retains and has complete rights in BS and the BS Website / BS Service.
VI. “Tulu Shivalli Prathisthana” reserves the right to proceed/initiate appropriate steps under the prevailing law against infringement by violators of the its proprietary rights or for illegally copying, modifying, publishing, transmitting, distributing, performing, displaying, or selling of any such proprietary information including using it for commercial purpose in any manner whatsoever.
VII. In the event we get a complaint against you and consequently we have suspended/deleted your profile in good faith, then we shall not be liable to you in any manner whatsoever, including for any loss, costs, expenses, or consequence, if any.
12. Third Party website
B. The BS members agrees and understands that BS may also allow third parties to provide BS members services on the website like horoscope matching etc., and BS may also collect the payment for such third party services to you, and BS in this regard can have revenue sharing arrangement with the such third party, however in no event shall BS be liable to you for such third party services.
C. BS reserves the right to add/delete/alter/modify/suspend any or all the BS Services at any time as it may deem fit, without notice. The BS members are expected to see the change on the Website.
13. Limitation of liability
A. BS likes to inform you that the exchange of profile(s) through or by BS should not in any way be construed as a matrimonial offer and/or recommendation and / or advice or guarantee given to the BS member, from/ or by BS.
B. TSP / BS or its Office bearers shall under no circumstances be liable or responsible to the BS member or his/her authorized Representative or Guardian or any third party for any direct, indirect, special, exemplary, incidental, or consequential damages of any character including, without limitation, damages resulting from the use of our Website/Third Party Website/ /Website/BS services.
C. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, BS’s/Website liability to you for any cause whatsoever, and regardless of the form of the action, will at all times be limited to the amount paid, if any, by you to BS, for any specific BS paid package, and no further.
D. TSP / BS will not be liable in case of any wrong match made due to any available data/profiles from the Website BS/TSP’s consortium of websites.
E. TSP / BS or its office bearers shall under no circumstances be liable, if any, BS member enter into financial transaction with any prospect or third party.
F. TSP / BS /Website or its office bearers shall under no circumstances be liable, if any BS member’s approaching other BS members for the matrimonial alliance, is not responded/reciprocated by the other registered BS member(s).
i. The BS website shall be deemed to be used by you when it is loaded and/or continues to be loaded in temporary or permanent memory of your mobile phone, computer or any other device or in the internet browser thereof.
ii. BS Website act’s as an intermediary as defined under sub-clause (w) of Section 2 of the Information Technology Act, 2000.
iii. In the event you file a false complaint against another prospect on our Website and consequently we have suspended/deleted that prospects profile based on your complaint, then we reserve our right to initiate appropriate legal (Civil/Criminal) action against you and claim any and all costs expenses from you, for such irresponsible/misrepresentation/illegal/unlawful action. We also reserve our right to suspend your profile and forfeit any and all amounts paid by you for the BS services as per clause 2 (b) of these terms and conditions.
iv. Notwithstanding anything contained herein, BS reserves the absolute right to delete, in any manner as it deems fit, any content of any profile listing placed on BS (once such instance come to BS notice) in order to ensure compliance with the rules of such placement, prima facie accuracy and the prevailing laws in force for the time being, especially those relating to providing any obscene, libelous, blasphemous, slanderous, defamatory or invasive of another person’s (deceased or alive) right of privacy or publicity, or that may reasonably be deemed to be harmful, vulgar, pornographic, abusive, harassing, threatening, hateful, objectionable with respect to race, religion, creed, nationality, gender or otherwise unfit for reproduction; or suggests or encourages unfair or illegal /indecent, unlawful activity. BS also reserves the right to block/ delete / suspend the profile which might be offensive, illegal or that might violate the rights, harm or threaten the safety of our office bearers/employees (including undue communication with any employee) and/or other registered prospects.
v. The Grievance Officer shall handle complaints in relation to the following violation by the User of computer resource as the User is not entitled to host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information on the Website that –
A.belongs to another person and to which the User does not have any right to;
B.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;
C.harm minors in any way;
D.infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights;
E.violates any law for the time being in force;
F.deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;
G. impersonate another person;
H.contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource;
I.threatens the unity, integrity, defense, 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.
Any and all complaints to the Grievance Officer shall be in writing and in the event of any complaint through email, the said complaint shall be digitally signed. For Grievance Officer related information please see clause 9 of this terms and conditions
vi. In case of conflict between the terms and condition of Website and terms and conditions of any other website including consortium of portal of TSP, the terms and condition of BS/ Website shall prevail for the service provided through this Website.
vii. After the expiry of the BS paid package, the BS member’s profiles shall remain on BS/ /Website/consortium of portals from TSP itself, until the BS member intimate the finalization of his/her marriage/existence of the Website and intimates the website for removal/deletion of once profile.
A. Your access to and use of the BS Services or any content is at your own risk. YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT THE BS SERVICES ARE PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, TO THE FULL EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, BS DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. BS does not warrant that the Website, its servers, or e-mail sent from BS are free of viruses or other harmful components. BS will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this BS Website, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.
B. BS does not give any implied or explicit guarantee or warranty of marriage or alliance by you choosing to register on our Website and using BS services (both paid and free).
C. Notwithstanding anything contrary contained anywhere, under no circumstances, BS shall be held responsible or liable whatsoever or howsoever, arising out of, relating to or connected with:
i. any act or omission not done by BS/TSP/ payment gateway/alliance partner etc.;
ii. any untrue or incorrect information submitted by you or on your behalf;
iii. any decision taken by you or on your behalf or any consequences thereof, based on any information provided by any other user (including suspension/deletion of the profile from BS);
iv. any unauthorized or illegal act done by any third party relating to or connected with any information submitted by you or on your behalf;
v. any cybercrime attempted or committed by anyone and
vi. any incident of force-majeure or ‘act of god’.
vii. Any issue already stated in these terms and conditions including limitation of liability clause of these terms and conditions.
viii. Any link to the social media provided through Trust Badge. You also understand and agree that BS is not counterchecking or authenticating the veracity of the data/photocopies of documents provided by any BS member while giving Trust Badge. BS Members are expected to counter check the veracity of the documents submitted by the prospects while shortlisting the prospect and satisfy themselves before making a choice of your match through adequate efforts, initiatives and due diligence. BS do not claim the authenticity or ownership of the home or office address scheduled for an appointment as being the member’s actual or legal place of residence or employment respectively. BS Members are requested to exercise due care and caution while shortlisting the prospect and satisfy themselves before making a choice of your match through adequate efforts, initiatives and due diligence. BS will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this Website, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.
ix. Using/availing of third party services namely horoscope matching services etc. and for paying them through the Website.
x. BS shall not be liable for the outcome of during any interaction in a meeting, call, sms, chat, email or social media posts at any point of time
D. You expressly agree that your use of this Website is at your sole risk.
By using our BS services you agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless BS, its subsidiaries, affiliates, Directors, officers, agents, and other partners and employees, fully indemnified and harmless from any loss, damage, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorney’s fees, made by any person through improper use of the service provided by BS. This defence and indemnification obligation will survive in perpetuity.
You agree that if we receive feedback/ complaints against your profile in relation to the facts that you are seeking physical / financial favors from our other registered members or have provided incorrect information on our website or committed any unlawful/illegal activities through the use of our Website or created a profile on our Website by impersonation/ fake/ bogus/ false/ misrepresentation/ without consent of the person who’s profile is being registered or use only part information including using photo of third parties without the permission of such third parties or act with other members/employees in indecent/improper manner, then we/BS in good faith reserve our right to suspend/delete your profile at our sole discretion without any notice to you, we also reserve to stop all BS services to you and take any action as mentioned in clause 2 (b) of the Terms and Conditions.
BS reserves the right to forthwith terminate your BS membership, block/delete your profile and forfeit entire amount paid as membership fee; if at any time BS, in its sole discretion, is of the opinion or has any reason to believe that, you have violated these Terms and conditions of use. We also reserve our right to file appropriate police complaint against you, if the breach of these terms and conditions is/are criminal in nature.
A. Unless otherwise provided in these Terms and Conditions, BS membership may be terminated by BS /Website / you without assigning any reasons by serving 7 days written notice on the other, all amount paid till date by you to BS shall be forfeited.
B. Upon termination / suspension of BS membership, your right to use or access the BS Website/BS services will cease immediately. All provisions of this terms and conditions that by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, disclaimers, and limitations of liability. Termination of your access to and use of the BS Services shall not relieve you of any obligations arising or accruing prior to such termination.
19. Jurisdiction and Applicable Law
A. The registration of BS membership and all BS services/Website are deemed to have been entered into within the territorial Jurisdiction of Bangalore, India.
B. The BS Members unconditionally agree that all such disputes and / or differences if any shall be governed by the Laws of India and submitting to the exclusive Jurisdiction of appropriate court of law in Bangalore, Karnataka, India.
C. You hereby, unconditionally and irrevocably confirm that you have read terms and conditions and agree to abide by them and the information provided by you is true and correct.
20. Mode of Payment
A. Payment made by cash / cheque / Net Banking / Debit / Credit Card would be in accordance with the prevailing RBI guidelines. Activation of paid BS service shall be subject to realization of the said payment. In case of dishonor of Cheque/demand draft; you shall be liable to pay applicable bank’s cheque/DD bouncing charges. Further BS service to your account will be deactivated / suspended until you settle the value of the payment and applicable bank charges in cash.
B. BS uses third party payment gateways for collection of credit/debit card or other payment instruments. In case of payment gateway failure the same would be communicated to the BS member by the payment gateway provider. BS shall not be responsible for Extra currency/conversion charges/deductions/error issues from payment gateway. In the case of failed online transactions, which result in no services, BS offers no guarantees whatsoever for the accuracy or timeliness of the refunds reaching the Customers card/bank accounts through the payment gateway.
A. All BS paid package users can renew the account.
B. The payments made by BS member to BS by way of registration / membership / renewal fee / auto renewal is /are treated as non-refundable. Payment once made for BS services cannot be assigned to any person/party or adjusted towards any other product or packages provided by TSP.
C. BS members cannot put the paid BS service on hold even temporarily, for any reason whatsoever. Based on the tenure of paid BS service and date of payment taken, the expiry of paid BS service will automatically happen on expiry of the applicable paid package taken by you.