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TERMS OF USAGE

Last Updated: May 2020
  1. USER AGREEMENT

 

  1. Cyber SaathiTM is an initiative of the Founders, intended to provide pro bono information and knowledge for the personal use of the User. The website and the contents therein are made available at no cost to User.
  2. This Agreement Terms of Usage (“User Agreement”) is binding on User and requires mandatory compliance by User. Users are required to strictly comply with the terms contained herein, which forms part and parcel of the User Terms of Usage. Terms not defined herein shall carry the same interpretation, as in general usage and parlance. References to Cyber Saathi shall mean and include its founders, Board, directors, representative, officers, employees, agents and assigns. Cyber Saathi is an initiative of its Founder at present and is not a registered entity. Reference to board and directors are not intended to mean or infer the presence of a registered entity and any such reference may be read in a limited context.
  3. Neither Cyber Saathi nor any persons associated therewith shall be responsible or liable for any breaches, violations or intrusions by third parties or for any special, consequential, punitive, direct or indirect loss or damage to any User either because of reference to or use of the website or pursuant to sharing of information therein. The entire purpose of the website is altruistic and intended to help Users and availing of the website shall therefore be at the risk and consequences of User. User shall be expected to proceed with use of this website including for submission of queries or other inputs subject to the above. User shall read and affirm this Copyright Policy in full, as well as the entire Terms of Usage and Privacy Policy, before proceeding with usage of the website. By continuing to use the website, User shall be deemed to have read, agreed to and accepted the terms of usage, copyright policy and the privacy policy hereunder including any modifications or amendments thereto.
  4. The entire website design and development, as well as the services and tools required to set up, host, allow usage and run the same has been provided by M/s. Jemistry Info Solutions LLP. Due effort and care have been taken including through strong security protocols for protection of data submitted on Cyber Saathi website. Neither Cyber Saathi nor any persons associated therewith shall be responsible or liable for any breaches, violations or intrusions by third parties. User may proceed with use of this website including for submission of queries or other inputs subject to the above. Please read and affirm the Privacy Policy in full before proceeding with usage of the website. By continuing to use the website, User shall be deemed to have read, agreed to and accepted the terms of usage, copyright policy and the privacy policy hereunder.
  1. TERMS OF USE
  1. All information on the Cyber Saathi website (“Website”) has been furnished solely for information and educational purposes. Nothing herein is intended as legal advice, nor as a means of establishing an Advocate-Client relationship.
  2. Cyber Saathi an initiative intended to enable open, safe and secure digital spaces and to encourage development and use of ‘Responsible Technologies”. The website and the contents therein are made available at no cost to User. Its primary focus is to empower through knowledge. Cyber Saathi believes that once each individual is empowered with knowledge of the risks, threats and vulnerabilities of the cyber or digital domain, the User will be able to protect themselves and also guide others. To this end Cyber Saathi has conceptualised and offered the “Be A Cyber Saathi” initiative and module to Users. This module shall be offered online through the Cyber Saathi website and also offline. Users undergoing the module online and offline shall be bound by the terms and conditions set out herein and shall adhere to the letter and spirit of this User Agreement as well as the Copyright Agreement and the Privacy Policy.
  3. Cyber Saathi is meant only to lend courage to victims and to encourage them to seek justice. It also addressed the void in warnings to persons to NOT commit crimes through awareness and clarity on what amounts to cybercrimes. Through this dissemination of knowledge, Cyber Saathi hopes that knowledge will act as a deterrent and reduce the incidence of crime particularly amongst children and young adults. Contents and awareness programs on Cyber Saathi including the Advanced Awareness Programs are intended ONLY as information bases and not as training programs. Undertaking or completion of either of these programs do NOT qualify Users to make any claims with respect to their knowledge or expertise in Cyber laws or cybercrimes. Users shall not misuse, misrepresent or posture in any manner to be experts merely because of receipt of the “I am A Cyber Saathi”
  4. User shall not use either the “I am A Cyber Saathi” basic or advanced awareness programs to make any claims beyond that of being a ‘friend’ of ‘Cyber Saathi’. User shall not in any manner use or abuse the phrase ‘I Am A Cyber Saathi’ in any manner whatsoever. User understands, affirms and confirms that it shall not in any manner whatsoever claim to have been trained in cyber laws or in being a specialist or professional capable of handling cyber law or cybercrime matters on the basis of having completed either the basic or advanced ‘I Am A Cyber Saathi’ programs. Any such claim shall be false and shall be susceptible to initiation of legal proceedings.
  5. All information on the Website is intended to be a reliable source of information on cyber laws and remedies for victims, to the best extent possible. The use of any information and / or materials on this website is entirely at discretion of the User.
  6. Cyber Saathi is not responsible in the event any of the services and / or information available through this website do not meet the User’s specific requirements.
  7. This website contains material which is owned by the founder of Cyber Saathi. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
  8. This website may also include links to other third party website(s). These links are provided for your convenience and reference only, in order to provide further information. The links to third party website(s), do not signify our endorsement of any of the said that third party website(s). These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies and, therefore, we owe no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
  9. The website and contents therein are NOT intended to train any person to be able to give legal advice or opinions. It is only meant to disseminate general knowledge and information of cyber laws and in particular on cybercrimes to User for their personal use. Being a Cyber Saathi does not vest any legal or professional qualification on the User. It only helps in preparing them to be a knowledgeable “friend” who may be in a better position to help victims to seek their remedies or to stop friends or family from committing any offences; to help in lending courage to a victim, convincing them to seek help and to guide them to the correct authority person for such help; to lend courage to a victim that they are not alone and that they are not to be blamed and to help them get justice through legal means; to help in seeking professional legal assistance; and through such peer mentoring to ensure better enforcement and delivery of justice. Cyber Saathi is also intended, as a support mechanism for law enforcement agencies, Government and judiciary and any engagement in this regard shall be in consonance with the terms contained herein as well as those agreed to between such authorities and Cyber Saathi.
  10. Cyber Saathi is not intended as a free support resource for corporates, businesses, law firms or persons accused. Whilst all such persons and entities may use the free resources online for gaining information and knowledge, submission of queries by such entities may not be responded to by Cyber Saathi. Corporates, businesses, law firms and persons accused are directed to seek professional legal assistance. Whilst there is no bar for such entities to submit their queries, Cyber Saathi retains its sole discretion to respond to such queries or to direct such entities and persons to seek legal advise. User understands and confirms that such indication does not amount to legal advice, opinion, solicitation or marketing and shall not hold Cyber Saathi liable or responsible for the mode and manner of rendering of professional services by any person or entity.
  11. User may however note that the Founders and persons associated with the initiative and the website are professionals otherwise gainfully engaged. Cyber Saathi limits itself to being a knowledge source and to extend guidance pro bono to individual victims and with special emphasis for women and children. Cyber Saathi is a personally funded initiative of the Founders. Whilst Cyber Saathi may accept financial support in the future, subject to applicable laws and regulations, the same shall be used only for its pro bono activities to support victims and its awareness programs to prevent crimes and persons committing wrongs due to ignorance.
  12. Cyber Saathi does not extend legal representation or assistance to victims at this juncture. Upon receipt of initial guidance, victims may seek professional legal assistance for their specific cases. Cyber Saathi does not bar any of the professionals associated with Cyber Saathi from accepting such briefs in their professional capacity. Any such engagement of persons associated with Cyber Saathi shall be purely on terms agreed to inter se between User and such professional and Cyber Saathi shall not have any role, responsibility or liability for the same and neither Cyber Saathi nor persons associated therewith shall be liable or responsible for such engagements or outcomes there from. User is hereby strictly cautioned that under no circumstances shall a User seek to raise a complaint or claim on Cyber Saathi based on its use of the professional services of any individual or professional that User may have come into contact with pursuant to association with Cyber Saathi.
  1. TRAINING / AWARENESS PROGRAMS
  1. Cyber Saathi may undertake, at its discretion training or awareness programs. The same shall be on terms to be agreed to by and between Cyber Saathi and the persons or entities seeking the same.
  1. The various options and programs wherein Cyber Saathi has a dedicated team with expertise is listed in the website. Any authority, corporate or business entity or person seeking training or awareness programs may write to Cyber Saathi and the same may be undertaken on mutually agreed terms. All terms and conditions in this User Agreement, the Copyright Policy and the Privacy Policy shall however be binding on such persons or entities also in addition to the terms to be agreed upon by mutual consent.
  1. USER CONSENT:
  1. If you continue to browse and avail of the services of Cyber Saathi, you are hereby agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following Terms of Service together with our Copyright Policy and Privacy Policy govern Cyber Saathi’s relationship with you.
  2. All the information and / or material contained, presented or found on this website is the copyright of the N S Nappinai, Founder, Cyber Saathi and any unlawful & illegal dissemination or use of the same is strictly prohibited.
  3. All persons visiting and availing the services of the Cyber Saathi website, are referred to herein, as “Users”. This is an agreement between Cyber Saathi and Users, which together with the Copyright Policy and Privacy Policy (collectively referred to herein as the “Agreement”) shall be binding on the User. Users are required to read, review and understand the terms hereunder and by using this site, the User is agreeing to these terms and also to any modifications, amendments or updations made to the said Agreement.
  4. By using our website, you are agreeing to these Terms of Service and our Privacy Policy. If you disagree with terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must discontinue using the Cyber Saathi website immediately.
  1. MODIFICATIONS:
  1. Cyber Saathi reserves the right, in its discretion, to periodically review, revise, suspend, change, modify, add or remove portions of the content available on the site from time to time, without any prior notice and to restrict the use and accessibility of the Website
  2. User is required to periodically review terms and any changes thereto.
  3. Continued use of the Cyber Saathi website constitutes agreement of User to the terms contained herein and any amendments and modifications made thereto.
  1. CONDITIONS FOR USAGE
  1. User shall not share any content which is illegal, offensive, harmful or injurious to the website or to other persons. Any information submitted by User shall be handled in accordance with applicable laws and provisions including with respect to data protection. In particular User shall not host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information 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, paedophilic, libellous, 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, defence, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognisable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation

  1. User may refer to the Cyber Saathi Website without sharing any personal or sensitive personal information or data. Provision of the option to submit a query or to share stories is for the sole purpose of benefitting the User. If User provides personal or sensitive personal information on the website, the same is voluntary and at the sole risk and consequences of User. The website is intended as a free resource to help and assist User to become aware of cyber threats and vulnerabilities and to gain knowledge of cyber laws. It is not intended for marketing, soliciting or professional purposes.
  2. User shall ensure that no content that is not permitted to be shared on online platforms including the list set out above, are shared on the Cyber Saathi website.
  1. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS & RESTRICTIONS
  1. The content in the website is original and prepared using the domain expertise and experience of the Founder and / or other contributors and the website and its contents have been conceptualized, created, written, prepared and published at substantial cost to the Founder. No part of the contents of this website shall be infringed upon or violated by User. The terms of this Copyright Policy are binding and requires mandatory compliance by User. By continuing to use the Website, user agrees and accepts the terms and conditions of this Copyright policy, the terms of usage and the privacy policy on the website.
  2. The phrases “Be A Cyber Saathi”; “I Am A Cyber Saathi” and “I Want to Be A Cyber Saathi” are all proprietary Marks and Copyright of N. S. Nappinai. User shall not use, misuse or abuse any of these proprietary Marks or Copyright. The only limited use that may be put to “I Am A Cyber Saathi” is the claim of a User of having completed the basic and / or advanced awareness program. User understands, affirms and confirms that it shall not in any manner whatsoever misuse or abuse these phrases or use them in contravention of the terms herein or in violation of the rights of the Copyright and Trademark owner.
  3. The contents included in the Cyber Saathi Website, including the modules and awareness programs, case studies and publications, structure, presentation, writings and all components therein, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, trademarks, service marks, domain names, designs, etc., are solely owned by N. S. Nappinai, Founder, Cyber Saathi™ and protected under applicable laws. The compilation, collection, arrangement, display and assembly of all contents on this website are the exclusive copyright of N. S. Nappinai and no part of the same shall be copied, downloaded, reproduced, circulated, disseminated or put to commercial use in any manner whatsoever. The contents are intended for the personal use of the User and shall not be used by the User as is, or through derivative works or reproductions of the same or similar works.
  4. All the information and / or material contained, presented or found on this website including those submitted for publication on this website, if accepted, shall be owned by N. S. Nappinai and all copyright in all such content vests solely with N. S. Nappinai, Founder Cyber Saathi. Users confirm that all submissions are original and do not violate third party rights in any manner whatsoever. Users shall ensure that no illegal content is shared on or through the Website in any manner, whatsoever and any such attempt shall result in commencement of prosecution.
  5. Cyber Saathi website contains valuable information, knowledge sharing and insights intended for the benefit of the User. No part of the website or its contents is intended to solicit or promote or market either Cyber Saathi or its work or that of any person associated with it.
  1. INDEMNITY
  1. User shall indemnify and hold harmless, Cyber Saathi, its founders, Board, directors, representative, officers, employees, agents and assigns from and against any claim, decree, order, judgment, charge, penalty, liability, damage, loss, cost, or expense (including attorneys’ fees) incurred by Cyber Saathi or its Founder due to the User’s commissions or omissions, negligence, infringement of proprietary rights or content, misrepresentations, false claims, gross negligence or misconduct, in the name of, using or referring to Cyber Saathi or persons associated therewith or where proceedings are initiated against Cyber Saathi due to User conduct including as abovementioned. In the event of initiation of legal proceedings, User shall ensure defense of any claim by counsel of Cyber Saathi and / or its Founder’s choice. Settlement of any claim shall not bind Cyber Saathi or its founders, Board, directors, representative, officers, employees, agents and assigns, if the same creates any liability on them
  1. COPYRIGHT TERMS
  1. All materials contained on the website are the copyright of N. S. Nappinai and should not be used except for personal use. Any unlawful & illegal infringement, dissemination or use of any or all of the contents, either as is or with modification is strictly prohibited and amounts to an infringement of the rights of the owner above named and will result in civil and criminal legal proceedings being initiated against the offender/s. User may use as reference the case studies, Articles, publications, research papers and other content on the website, within legally permitted fair use with due accreditation to the source i.e., the Cyber Saathi website and to the owner Ms. N. S. Nappinai.
  2. Any action including of copying, downloading, retaining, reproducing, sharing, using in any manner whatsoever, disseminating, giving at no cost or selling, commercial use (which includes use by corporate entities), transmission, communication, receipt or use of the contents on this website amounts to infringement of the rights of N. S. Nappinai, the owner.
  3. Granting access to this content is for the limited purpose of awareness of user and the same does not confer any rights or title to the content or license beyond reading and understanding by user. Nothing in this website shall constitute or create any legal and/or binding relationship of any nature.
  1. COPYRIGHT & THIRD PARTY SUBMISSIONS
  1. User may submit their article, research paper, white paper or other work for peer review and publication on the website. Acceptance of any such submission shall be at the sole discretion of the Cyber Saathi website and its founder or such person or authority designated by the Founder. Upon submission of the work, User shall be deemed to have assigned all rights in and to the work, in perpetuity to N. S. Nappinai, the owner of this Website.
  2. User shall ensure that only original works of the User with no infringing or third-party content is submitted for publication. User shall indemnify and hold harmless, Cyber Saathi, its founders, Board, directors, representative, officers, employees, agents and assigns from and against any claim, decree, order, judgment, charge, penalty, liability, damage, loss, cost, or expense (including attorneys’ fees) incurred by Cyber Saathi or its Founder due to the User’s commissions or omissions, negligence, infringement of proprietary rights or content, gross negligence, misconduct, or abandonment of its obligations. In the event of initiation of legal proceedings, User shall ensure defense of any claim by counsel of Cyber Saathi and / or its Founder’s choice. Settlement of any claim shall not bind Cyber Saathi or its founders, Board, directors, representative, officers, employees, agents and assigns, if the same creates any liability on them.
  3. Third parties, whose rights may have been infringed are requested to contact Cyber Saathi and submit its complaint in writing along with proof of such infringement and such infringing content shall be removed by Cyber Saathi within reasonable timeframes and after verification of the complaint in writing. This shall be without prejudice to Cyber Saathi, its founders, Board, directors, representative, officers, employees, agents and assigns’ rights to exemptions and protections under applicable laws.
  1. ELIGIBILITY & ACCOUNT REGISTRATION:
  1. To access content and material and avail of information and awareness programs, like “I want to be a Cyber Saathi”, “I am a Cyber Saathi”, “How may we help you?”, “Share Your Story” services, User will be required to provide Cyber Saathi information and data, as part of the registration process and including through some of the interactive features on the Website. All of the information and details shared by User will be governed by the Cyber Saathi Privacy Policy.
  1. Data Disclosures and Consent:
  1. User hereby allows access to and consents to Cyber Saathi availing of and using the personal / sensitive personal data or information that User may share on the Website.
  2. In addition to the terms contained herein, Users shall be bound by the terms of the Copyright Policy and Privacy Policy.
  • Acceptance of the terms herein shall tantamount to acceptance of the Privacy Policy and the terms contained therein.
  1. User Guidelines:
    1. Users shall ensure strict compliance with the following user guidelines set out hereunder:
    2. Users shall ensure that they provide current, accurate, and complete information while registering with Cyber Saathi;
  • Users must NOT:
    1. Share its email address login or password/PIN details with any third party or any person who is not the User;
    2. Will notify Cyber Saathi immediately if the User is aware of any unauthorised use of his / her Account or the email address / login or password/ PIN by any person or any other violations its security;
    3. Will strictly observe the security, authentication, dealing, charging, withdrawal mechanisms or procedures of the Cyber Saathi website
    4. Modify copies of any materials from this site.
    5. Use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio content from the website.
    6. Copy, delete or alter any copyright, trademark or other proprietary content and / or materials from this website;
    7. Access or use for any commercial purposes of any content, illustrations, photographs, video or audio from the website or any services or materials available through the Website.
  1. Users shall be fully responsible for all activities that occur under the User’s registration, irrespective of whether the User claims personal knowledge of the same or otherwise;
  2. Users shall use the services of Cyber Saathi only for legal purposes and shall not use any part of the Cyber Saathi website, for or in connection with or to perpetuate or commit any actions, which amount to a violation of any law, statute, ordinance or regulations.
  3. Users shall be solely liable for any such unlawful activities that they undertake and the consequences arising therefrom including those initiated by Cyber Saathi, as more fully set out hereunder;
  • Users shall comply with the Intellectual Property terms set out herein and shall not violate the proprietary rights of Cyber Saathi, or of any of third party or of any of the third parties whose products or services are being offered through the Cyber Saathi website;
  • Users shall not misrepresent, misinform or misguide Cyber Saathi in any manner. Users are hereby duly informed that Cyber Saathi may be called upon to shall share information and details of its Users with regulatory or legal authorities. Users are therefore solely responsible for the correctness of the details furnished by the User to Cyber Saathi;
  1. Cyber Saathi will not be responsible for any loss or consequences caused by the User’s failure to comply with the above terms and conditions.
  2. User shall not misuse or abuse the Cyber Saathi website in any manner. In particular, the User shall NOT:
    1. Violate these terms or the terms of the policies and guidelines prescribed by Cyber Saathi;
    2. Impersonate another person;
    3. Infringe any patent, trademark, copyright or any other proprietary rights of Cyber Saathi or of third parties;
    4. Violate any law in India for the time being in force;
    5. Deceive or mislead or communicate any information, which is false;
    6. Do any act that threatens the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognisable offence or prevent investigation of any offence or insult any other nation;
  3. Users shall not make any false or incorrect representations or any warranties with respect to the Cyber Saathi website to any third parties.
  • Users are not allowed to represent Cyber Saathi in any manner whatsoever and shall be solely liable for any third parties acting on their representations or statements;
  • Cyber Saathi shall take all reasonable measures to ensure security of their infrastructure but shall not be responsible or liable for losses arising due to breach or violation of third-party infrastructure;
  • The above requirements are mandatory to ensure security of the User accounts and to ensure authenticity of the same.
  1. Failure to comply with any of the above shall amount to a material breach, which may result in suspension, cancellation and / or termination of the User registration and Cyber Saathi shall be entitled to claim loss or damage caused to it due to such material breach by a User.
  1. Privacy Policy
  1. Information collected from Users:
    1. Cyber Saathi may collect various kinds of personal and sensitive personal information about User, including, name, age, phone number and email addresses and the submissions may include sensitive personal information. Each of these are intended only for the benefit of User and not for any other purpose. data collected as above shall not be used for marketing purposes but only for the purpose of rendering the assistance limited to that which is set out herein above by Cyber Saathi.
    2. User is required to only share information voluntarily. Reference to the Website and to its contents does not require any registration or submission of personal or sensitive personal information.
  • User access of the website will however be captured and such data retained in perpetuity or at the discretion of Cyber Saathi. Where User has location services activated, the website may receive such information. User may therefore verify and ensure additional privacy measures, as User deems fit and proper;
  1. Additional User information based on meta data or logs will be available with Cyber Saathi for its use and reference.
  2. Whilst using the Cyber Saathi website, the website may collect information of the actions taken by the User while using or interacting with the site.
  3. The said information collected is incidental and necessary for the functioning of the website.
  1. Sharing of Information:
  1. Cyber Saathi will not share any of the confidential information submitted by User to third parties, except to those engaged for responding to the queries of User.
  2. Any further use, sharing or retention shall be for the sole purpose of improving the quality of information and knowledge on Cyber Saathi or for use as case study or for research purposes.
  • Cyber Saathi shall not use User name in any case study or for its research purpose. The sole purpose of use shall be to help others not fall victim to similar frauds or violations.
  1. Cyber Saathi does not intend to commercialise or use User data in any manner. It may however use the data submitted by User for validating the effectiveness of Cyber Saathi, its efficacy and to demonstrate the number of persons who have benefitted from the value offered through Cyber Saathi and its initiatives.
  2. Cyber Saathi may submit itself to various audits including a technology and technical and legal audit. During such audits information (personal or sensitive) submitted by User may be disclosed to such audit professionals. Cyber Saathi shall take best efforts to ensure that such professionals or third parties adhere to the confidentiality provisions contained herein.
  1. Disclosure Of Information:
    1. Cyber Saathi will share data and information if called upon by Court or Government authority, as is mandated in law. Any such disclosure shall not amount to a violation of the confidentiality provisions set out herein;
    2. In the event of any error, technical problems or rectification of the website, server it is hosted on or pursuant to the various software or licenses purchased for developing the website, there may be disclosure of data from the website to third parties. Cyber Saathi shall take best efforts to ensure that all such third parties are also bound by confidentiality provisions and limitations on purpose, retention and deletion of such content;
  • Any sharing intended to investigate, diagnose, correct, and/or resolve a technical issue shall not amount to violation of any of the terms contained herein;
  1. All information provided on the Cyber Saathi Website shall be subject to the applicable Privacy Policy;
  2. Cyber Saathi shall not be responsible for the content, privacy, or security practices and policies of third parties and does not extend any warranties or assurances or guarantees with respect thereto.
  1. Information shared with third parties and our service providers:
  1. User is hereby informed in full of the use by Cyber Saathi of third parties for developing this website, hosting of the same, storing of information provided by User on third party storage facilities; possibility of use of cloud storage by such third party and of such cloud storage being fungible and possibly even outside the boundaries of India. is under no obligation to become involved in disputes between Users on the site, or between Users on the site and any third party.
  2. User may continue to use the website and avail of the information contained therein and / or submit queries, stories or publications subject to such disclosure. Continued usage of the website by the User shall be deemed to be consent for such sharing of their personal and sensitive personal information and data with third parties;
  • The User shall be bound by the terms of service of such third parties to the same extent as Cyber Saathi would be bound. Cyber Saathi shall however not be responsible or liable for any commissions or omissions by such third parties including with respect to data protection or compliance with applicable laws and regulations with respect thereto.
  1. Security and Safety of User information:
  1. Cyber Saathi is an independent, not-for-profit organization focusing on cyber safety in digital spaces offering free access to information and knowledge resources online for the benefit of users.
  2. Whilst Cyber Saathi takes due care and caution in providing appropriate security measures it cannot be held liable for any reason whatsoever for any breach and / or short comings in the services provided.
  • Users are cautioned that no method of transmitting information over the Internet or storing information is completely secure. Cyber Saathi thus cannot guarantee the absolute security of any information.
  1. Cyber Saathi will take appropriate legal, administrative, physical, and electronic measures designed to protect the information that is collected from or about user from accidental or unlawful destruction, accidental loss or unauthorized access, use, modification, interference, or disclosure.
  2. Cyber Saathi shall not be liable however for any loss, damage, disclosure, breach or violation of such personal or sensitive personal information submitted by User including a minor (with parental consent as mandated) either through third party illegal acts, unforeseen events or accidents, limitations in technology or technical measures taken, force majeure (which includes act of god, pandemics, floods, earthquakes, natural calamities, viruses, hacking, denial of service attacks, ransomware attacks, technology enabled crimes against the Cyber Saathi website or any other unforeseen or insurmountable reason or occurrence).
  1. Collection of Data:
  1. Cyber Saathi affirms and confirms that it does not seek any sensitive personal data from User except the access data for using or accessing the website;
  2. Any user data submitted is only for the purpose of the benefit of user and will be used only in a lawful, fair and transparent manner;
  • The data will be used only for the purpose submitted by User which includes for case study and research purposes;
  1. Cyber Saathi has taken all effort to ensure that only such data, as is needed is collected and has restricted the same to the minimum requirement;
  2. Cyber Saathi has taken all measures to ensure that data submitted is accurate by mandating User to affirm accuracy an truth of the data submitted. In the event that any third party data is submitted and such third party brings errors to the notice of Cyber Saathi, the same shall be addressed and corrected at the earliest;
  3. Cyber Saathi intends to retain sensitive personal data only for the purpose it is submitted. Queries and responses will be retained for a period of ONE Year from the date of submission or lesser period based on need of User. Cyber Saathi shall however retain data pertaining to the number of users who have accessed the website; their personal details to demonstrate correctness of the numbers; and purpose of visiting site for the sole purpose of their records to evaluate the efficacy of the website and its contents; to seek support for continuation of the website and the benefits accruing therefrom to users and to avail grants and support for the initiative.
  • Cyber Saathi has taken all efforts at its personal cost to extend sufficient integrity and confidentiality for the data submitted for availing pro bono benefits of Cyber Saathi. Such personal cost having its limitations Cyber Saathi cautions User to only share such information as is essential for them to get the benefit of the website and no more. Cyber Saathi does not encourage User to share personal or sensitive personal data or information and any such submission is at the sole discretion and for the benefit of the User;
  • Cyber Saathi will take efforts within its limited resources to hold any third parties who may have access such information accountable. It shall also direct third parties to delete such information upon completion of their work or rendering of services to Cyber Saathi.
  1. Privacy
  1. User data furnished to Cyber Saathi shall be subject to the terms of the Privacy Policy of Cyber Saathi, as periodically revised or amended. User is deemed to have consented to the Privacy Policy, by reading and accepting these terms.
  2. User hereby consents to the collection, storage, use, sharing and disclosure of User’s personal and sensitive personal information, as per the terms of the Privacy Policy.
  3. In the event that the User wishes to retract the consent herein furnished, the User may do so by discontinuing use of the Cyber Saathi website and also writing to Cyber Saathi to delete any submissions or queries made. However the access data of such User of the website will be retained for the purposes set out herein above.
  4. Reading and consenting to the terms herein and those set out in the Privacy Policy are mandatory for continued use of the Cyber Saathi website.
  1. Confidentiality:
  1. User recognises that Cyber Saathi will be given and have access to confidential information including but not limited to sensitive personal information provided by the User.
  2. User hereby agrees and consents to use of such confidential data and information by Cyber Saathi.
  3. Cyber Saathi will take best efforts to keep such information confidential and not to disclose to any third parties except in the course of its business or for marketing, analytical and for processing of such data.
  4. This limitation shall however not apply to
    1. data already in the public domain;
    2. data already within the knowledge or information of Cyber Saathi or its team;
  • furnishing of data in pursuance of a request from a legal or regulatory authority or order from a Court;
  1. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:
  1. The contents included on the website, as well as the content and information on the website forming part of the “I want to be a Cyber Saathi” and “ I am a Cyber Saathi” pages, and including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, trademarks, service marks, domain names, designs, etc., are the properties of N. S. Nappinai, Founder, Cyber Saathi™ and are protected by Indian and International intellectual property laws.
  2. The compilation, collection, arrangement, display and assembly of all contents on this website are the exclusive copyright of N. S. Nappinai, Founder Cyber Saathi;
  3. All the information and / or material contained, presented or found on this website including those submitted for publication on this website shall be owned by N. S. Nappinai and all copyright in all such content vests solely with N. S. Nappinai, Founder Cyber Saathi.
  4. By submitting for publication any material on this website Users agree to give Cyber Saathi ‘exclusive’ right over the content. Since the copyright is ‘exclusive’, Users are may not publish the said content submitted by them to any other media/platforms.
  5. Users also acknowledge and agree that we shall have the right, in our sole discretion, to refuse to publish or to remove or block access to any content you provide at any time and for any reason, with or without notice.
  6. Any unlawful & illegal dissemination or use of the any or all of the contents in the same or similar fashion is strictly prohibited and amounts to an infringement of the rights of the owner above named and will result in civil and criminal legal proceedings being initiated against the offender/s.
  7. All materials contained on the website are the copyright of N. S. Nappinai and should not be used except for personal use, as provided in these Terms of Service, Copyright Policy or Privacy Policy.
  8. Any action including of copying, downloading, retaining, reproducing, sharing, using in any manner whatsoever, disseminating, giving at no cost or selling, commercial use (which includes use by corporate entities), transmission, communication, receipt or use of the contents on this website amounts to infringement of the rights of N. S. Nappinai, the owner.
  9. Granting access of content to Users is for the limited purpose of awareness of user and the same does not confer any rights or title to the content or license beyond reading and understanding by user. Any action in contravention shall amount to infringement of copyright for which action will be initiated. Nothing in this website shall constitute or create any legal and/or binding relationship of any nature
  10. Cyber Saathi is not responsible, or liable for the content or accuracy of any third-party contributions posted on the Website.
  1. GOVERNING LAWS & JURISDICTION:
  1. This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India.
  2. The parties agree to irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in Mumbai, India for the resolution of any disputes arising from this Agreement or in connection therewith or pursuant thereto.
  3. Parties shall first endeavour to resolve any disputes, differences or claims through amicable settlement talks and only upon failure of such talks shall parties approach Court. Without completing this process, User agrees and confirms that it shall not be entitled to injunctive, ad – interim or interim reliefs and waives all legal, equitable and moral rights thereto.
  1. SEVERABILITY:
  1. These Terms of Service and the Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement with respect to the use of the service provided by Cyber Saathi
  2. The invalidity or unenforceability of any provision of these Terms shall not in any way effect, impair or render unenforceable these Terms or any other provision contained herein, which shall remain in full force and effect.
  3. The Terms of service shall be considered divisible as to such provision, which is deemed to be invalid or unenforceable and the remainder of this Agreement shall be enforceable and binding on the Parties.
  1. Notice
    1. Notices submitted to Cyber Saathi shall be valid only if sent by postal mail, courier or hand delivery to the address for communication at Mumbai, India. Notices shall be deemed to have been served when received and acknowledged by Cyber Saathi or a person it has duly authorised to receive such notice;
    2. Notice on User may be sent by postal mail, courier, hand delivery or email to the address furnished by user. Notices shall be deemed to have been served when received and acknowledged by user in case of postal, courier or hand delivery or when the email has been sent by Cyber Saathi, upon expiry of twenty four hours of such issuance;
    3. User may write to Cyber Saathi at [email protected] to register its feedback, questions or complaints. Users are encouraged to however submit their query, Work and stories on the website to enable receipt of submission ids.
  1. Limitation of Liabilities:
  1. Cyber Saathi will not be liable to User under any circumstances for any special, incidental, indirect, punitive or consequential damages (including but not limited to lost opportunities or profits).
  1. Termination:
  1. This Agreement shall subsist until User continues use, access, and reference to the Cyber Saathi website.
  2. Cyber Saathi reserves its right to block User from accessing its website or submitting queries or availing of any of the information of content on its website, at its sole discretion and without notice including but not limited to misconduct and misuse of the website by User; submission of false information or particulars by User or any other illegal, wrongful or unethical act of User.
  1. Survival:
    1. All rights and obligations of User under this Agreement that by their nature do not terminate with the expiration or termination of this Agreement, shall survive any expiration or termination, including, without limitation, User undertakings, confidentiality covenants of Cyber Saathi and governing laws and jurisdiction.
  1. Non-waiver:
    1. The failure of either Party at any time to require strict performance by the other Party of any provision hereof shall in no way affect the full right to require such performance at any time thereafter. Neither shall the waiver by either Party of a breach of any provision hereof be taken or held to be a waiver of any succeeding breach of such provision or as a waiver of the provision itself.
  1. Assignment:
  1. User shall not assign any part or all of this Agreement. User shall not share any user credentials or passwords that Cyber Saathi may assign to User to third parties for any reason whatsoever, including to illegally access content online, which may be made available only through such specific sign – in. Any attempt to assign in violation of this provision would amount to grave violation of this Agreement and shall result in claims against user including monetary claims for damages.
  1. Entire Agreement/Amendments:
  1. This Agreement along with the Copyright Notice, Privacy policy, disclaimers, other notices affirmed by the User on the website shall all constitute individually and collectively the entire agreement affirmed by User. User has agreed and confirmed that Cyber Saathi may modify the terms herein and User shall be bound by the same. in the event that the User does not wish to be bound by such modified terms, User shall forthwith stop usage of the website and cease and desist from using, accessing or in any manner availing any content or assistance from Cyber Saathi in any manner whatsoever, directly or indirectly. Any breach of this covenant by User shall amount to grave violation and subject user to consequences including for monetary compensation and damages.
  1. USER AFFIRMATION OF TERMS & CONDITIONS
  1. User affirms having read and accepted all the terms and conditions of usage of this site including the terms of this Copyright policy. User confirms that all contents provided are true and correct. User confirms that use by Cyber Saathi, of the content or information provided by User, may be used as a case study, testimonial or for research purposes and such use does not amount to a breach or violation of the rights of User or of any confidentiality mandate.
  2. Cyber Saathi reserves the right to periodically review and revise this Copyright Policy. User is required to periodically review terms and any changes thereto. Continued use of the Cyber Saathi website constitutes agreement of User to the terms contained herein, including any amendments and modifications made hereto.
  3. All other provisions of the Cyber Saathi Terms of Service and Privacy Policy shall be read into this policy and shall form part hereof, including Governing Laws, Dispute Resolution and jurisdiction. User agrees, accepts and confirms that User has read, reviewed and understood the terms herein and for use of the website and by using this site, the User consents unconditionally to the terms of usage, copyright policy and privacy policy and such or other terms and conditions set out herein.
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Cyber Saathi

“Cyber Saathi is a not for profit initiative of the founders intended only for information and knowledge and personal use of Users. Nothing contained herein is legal advice or opinion. Copyright to contents in its entirety of website, case studies, articles, stories and data shared, except News, is owned by N. S. Nappinai, founder, Cyber Saathi. Copying, reproducing, sharing, distributing or using for any other purpose is an infringement. Quotes from the website to be attributed to “Cyber Saathi – An Initiative of N. S. Nappinai”. Content, which violates third party IPR shall not be shared and grievances to be submitted for action. Parental guidance and consent are mandated as case studies and content may relate to heinous offences. Cyber Saathi shall not be liable in any manner whatsoever including, for loss or damages, as set out in its Terms of Usage and other policies, for use of this website or sharing of information. By continuing further on this website, User is deemed to have read, understood and agreed to abide by the Terms of Usage, Copyright Policy and Privacy Policy.

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