Terms and Conditions

TERMS & CONDITIONS OF USE:

The following constitute the Terms of Use for the website of ASHRAE India Chapter
We may modify these Terms of Use and our privacy policy at any point without prior notice, with each modification being effective immediately on posting of such modified terms to the Website. Please review this page regularly to ensure that the Users are aware of all improvements and modifications made.

You may access most areas of this Website without registering your details with us. Certain areas of this site, such as access to publications, membership benefits etc. are only accessible to registered Users.

AIC grants to the User the right to use the Website and the services therein in accordance with these terms.

The Website of AIC is created by GOOSEBUMS and maintained by GOOSEBUMS to disseminate information related to activities, programs and services of AIC.

Any visitor or any person who has visited or has access to the Website or information contained therein, directly or indirectly, (whether registered with us or not) will be deemed a ‘User’ of the Website. It is implied that the User accepts the terms contained in the ‘Terms of Use’ without any modifications, whether the User chooses to register with us or not.

Unless otherwise stated, no assurance is given that the information being provided to the User through the Website is up to date, complete or accurate. The Website may contain errors and omissions relating to services, process or product description, pricing and availability. We reserve the right to correct errors or omissions without prior notice. We also reserve the right to cancel any offered product, process or service in the event of an error or omission in the description, including price, availability, or other reason.

Nothing contained in this Terms of Use is in derogation of AIC’s right to comply with any legal enforcement requests or requirements relating to the use of this Website and the information contained therein.

If the User violates any term of this Terms of Use, AIC may, at its discretion, terminate the User’s access to this Website, as well as remove any information the User has made available on or through the Website. The User would continue to remain liable for any damages arising before the termination.

AIC is not liable for the veracity of any information provided by Users while registering or transacting on the Website. If any provision of this Terms of Use is found to be invalid by a court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Terms of Use, which shall remain in full force and effect.

The Website and its entire contents, features and functionality (including but not limited to information, software, text, displays, images, reports, articles, educational materials, pamphlets, brochures, blogs, publications, research, advice, opinions, and the design, selection and arrangement thereof), developed and compiled by AIC and/or its affiliates/contributors are protected under the Copyright laws, Service Marks or Trademark laws, as well as International Treaty Provisions and other proprietary rights under the laws of India.

By using the Website, the User agrees to adhere to the applicable intellectual property laws and other such proprietary laws and is prohibited from reproduction, copying, or redistribution of the same, without the written permission of AIC or its affiliates. For permission to reproduce any such protected materials, the User is requested to contact AIC.

AIC and its affiliates shall be entitled to obtain equitable relief and any other such remedy under law for any violation of their intellectual property by a User.

The User may access, download and print the data and information and retain the same for personal and informational purposes, on the condition that the User complies with the conditions contained herein that make use for such lawful purposes and do not constitute infringement of the intellectual property rights with which they deal.

With respect to copyrighted material, the User must take note of the following definition of ‘Work’ – it means the literary and/or artistic work offered under the terms of this license including without limitation any production in the literary, scientific and artistic domain, whatever may be the mode or form of its expression including digital forms, such as a book, pamphlet and other writing; a work of drawing, painting, architecture, sculpture, engraving or lithography; a photographic work to which are assimilated works expressed by a process analogous to photography; a work of applied art; an illustration, map, plan, sketch or three-dimensional work relative to geography, topography, architecture or science; a performance; a broadcast; a phonogram; a compilation of data to the extent it is protected as a copyrightable work.

A User is free to share, copy, distribute and transmit Work under the following conditions: Attribution – The User must attribute the Work in the manner specified by the author or licensor (but not in any way that suggests that they endorse the User).
Non-commercial – The User may not use this Work for commercial purposes.
Waiver – Any of the above conditions can be waived if the User gets permission from the copyright holder.
Public Domain – Where the Work or any of its elements is in the public domain under applicable law that status is in no way affected by the license.
Other Rights – In no way are any of the following rights affected by the license: The User’s fair dealing or fair use rights, or other such applicable copyright exceptions and limitations;
The Author’s moral rights; and
Rights other person may have either in the work itself or in how the work is used, such as publicity or privacy rights.
Downloading of any information, content, whether written or graphical, from the Website by the User is to be done keeping the following in mind- No documents or related graphics on this Website are allowed to be modified in any manner or are to be used separately from accompanying text. No data or information accessible by a User on this Website is allowed to be sold, directly or indirectly, or be reproduced or stored in any other Website or be included in any public retrieval system without AIC’s prior permission or that of its relevant licensors.


SHARING, COPYING OR DISTRIBUTION OF INFORMATIONAL RESOURCES AVAILABLE ON OUR WEBSITE

Users are welcome to share, copy or otherwise use the academic or informational resources available on our Website, including but not limited to the research publications, blogs, newsletters and other such educational/research-related resources, for any educational or personal use that is non-commercial.

Users are therefore encouraged to share these resources with or without their own findings, to add to the scholarship available on the subject for educational purposes.

The User must attribute credits to the Author as specified in the particular resource.

If Users want access to the full versions of the academic and informational resources, they can do so by contacting AIC for the same. Our Website may contain links to third party websites and sources, which may prompt the User to leave our Website and arrive at these third party’s websites.

The User’s use of each of these third party’s websites and sources shall be entirely at their own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use of such third party’s website or source.

The third party’s websites or sources are not under the control of AIC and AIC is not responsible for the information contained in the third party’s websites or sources in any manner and will not be liable, directly or indirectly, for any loss that may arise to the User from the usage of these third-party websites or sources.

The inclusion of third-party’s websites and sources on this Website does not in any way constitute an endorsement by AIC of these third party’s websites and sources and their accuracy or availability thereof.

AIC does not warrant and hereby disclaims any warranties, either express or implied, with respect to the accuracy, adequacy, or completeness of any site, information obtained from a site or link to a site. AIC does not warrant that sites will operate in an uninterrupted or error-free manner or that sites are free of viruses or other harmful components.

Use of information obtained from or through these sites, or usage of these third party’s websites in any manner is at the User’s own risk.

ACCESS AND AVAILABILITY

We shall strive to make our Website and the information therein available at all times, however, we shall not be liable for any reason, including but not limited to system failure, maintenance issues, system upgrades, broken links, the Website or any information contained therein is not available or accessible at any point.

TRANSMISSION OF PROHIBITED AND UNLAWFUL MATERIAL

The User is prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from this Website any material that is: Threatening, defamatory, obscene, indecent, seditious, offensive, pornographic, abusive, liable to incite racial hatred, discriminatory, menacing, scandalous, inflammatory, blasphemous, in breach of confidence, in breach of privacy, misleading, fraudulent, unlawful, constitute a contempt of court or otherwise be prejudicial to the administration of civil or criminal justice;

Is in breach of any third party’s intellectual or other property rights or interests;

Which may cause annoyance or inconvenience;

For which the User has not obtained all necessary licenses and/or approvals;

Which constitutes or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal or civil offense or otherwise be contrary to law or infringe the rights of any third party in any part of the world;

Which may be technically harmful, including but not limited to computer viruses, worms, corrupted data, or malicious software.

RESPONSIBILITY OF TRANSACTIONAL USERS

Users who have registered to undertake transactions or have availed membership benefits with AIC are responsible for the safeguarding of their personal financial details and any other sensitive details. Such Users should not disclose or allow to be disclosed their membership details or personal login information to any other person.

Before availing of membership, it is important that the User goes through and understands the information that explains the fees and charges payable, and any deductions that will or may be applied, and the circumstances in which the funds the User sends may not be applicable, and any other such fee policies contained therein.

LIMITS ON PERSONAL AND COMMERCIAL USE

The User expressly agrees to use the Service strictly for personal or institutional non-commercial purposes and shall not copy, modify, recompile, transmit, distribute, display, reproduce, publish, or create derivative works or sell any information, data, software, or any other part of the Service accessed through this Website.

The User is prohibited from renting, leasing, selling, sublicensing, lending or in any manner allowing any other party to use the Service, with or without consideration.

INDEMNIFICATION

The User agrees to indemnify AIC, its officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents, any third party providers against any claim or demand, including without limitation any reasonable attorney’s fees, which may arise from or relate to the User’s use or misuse of the Website, these Terms of Use or the User’s use of any information obtained from the Website.

In particular, AIC will have no liability for any consequential, indirect, punitive, special or incidental damages, whether foreseeable or unforeseeable (including, but not limited to, claims for defamation, errors, loss of data or interruption in the availability of data) arising out of or relating to these terms, or use or inability to use this site, or any purchases on this site, or the User’s placement of content on this site or the User’s reliance upon information obtained from or through this site, whether based on contract, tort, statutory or other law.

LIMIT TO LIABILITY ARISING FROM DATA BREACHES

This Website has been secured using encryption technology and other anti-virus/security measures have been adopted as a matter of practice to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control.

While AIC undertakes all reasonable measures to protect this Website and all information, content, data and communications held between AIC and its Users, due to the nature of Internet communications, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secured. While AIC remains committed to protecting the privacy of our users, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information the User transmits to use, and the User does so at their own risk. Once we receive the User’s transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems. We do so by using secure technology, privacy protection controls, and restrictions on employee access, however, we make no representations regarding the veracity of such measures.

Further, we shall not be held liable for any losses that can be reasonably attributed to the User’s failure to take its own reasonable measures such as adopting its own security measures to prevent interference or interception of any such communications between the User and AIC.

GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION

The laws of India govern this Terms of Use and the User submits to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of the Courts in New Delhi in all disputes arising out of or in relation to the use of this Website.

Contacting Us: If you have any questions about our Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this website, please email: ashraeic@gmail.com

Call: 8920019621 / 8130528158
Email: ashraeic@gmail.com

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