Visitors to www.sorath.in are granted a nonexclusive, limited license to use and access the content and services offered in accordance with these Terms and Conditions (the "License").
BY YOUR POSITIVE ACTS OF ACCESSING SORATH.IN, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU SHOULD NOT ACCESS OR USE WWW.SORATH.IN.
1. This website - Sorath.in - found at the uniform resource locator (URL) id - www.sorath.in - has been set up , promoted and maintained, by Sorath Friends an Association of Persons constituted in India which term shall, for the purposes hereof, be deemed to include its members, affiliates, partners, executives, officers, employees, agents, attorneys, sponsors, contributors, consultants, accountants , volunteers, coordinators, and any person vested with any responsibility for any task relating to the affairs of the entity, with its registered office currently located at Jhankar electronics,Ground Floor, 2/12 Bhuta Niwas, Dr. Ambedkar road, Matunga ( CR), Mumbai 40009
2. The website Sorath.in is designed and developed by the Sorath friends, with primary objective to create a platform to serve the society. The matrimonial section of the website - Sorath.in - is intended only to serve as a preliminary medium of contact and information for its users / members / visitors who have a bona fide intention to enter into a matrimonial alliance. Sorath Friends does not purport to be a marriage or business bureau or a dating /contact website and does not, in any manner whatsoever, monitor the first or subsequent contacts, introductions and/or interactions which may take place amongst / in between the user(s) / member(s) due to any information specified in the website nor is responsible for any consequences of such meetings, interaction or communication.
3. It is presumed that each and every single member / user / visitor, who registers in matrimonial section of the websites has an intention to get married / enter into a matrimonial alliance and not otherwise. Sorath Friends under no circumstances shall be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from anyone's use of the Site or the Service and / or any Content posted on the web Site or transmitted to users / Members. The exchange of matrimonial profile(s) through or by Sorath Friends through the website or otherwise should not in any way be construed as a matrimonial offer and/or recommendation from or by SORATH FRIENDS. SORATH FRIENDS shall not be responsible for any loss or damage to any individual arising in/out of, or subsequent to, matrimonial relations established pursuant to use of the service provided by SORATH FRIENDS.
4. SORATH FRIENDS collects information / data including e-mail id, mail address, first name, last name, telephone number, date of birth, age, gender, ethnic background, appearance, religion, occupation, preferences, life style information, general geographical location from its visitors / users in order to create their unique profiles. Apart from this, certain other information including physical and mental disabilities are also collected. The said information / data collected is entered in the programme especially devised for matching profiles and which programme enable to provide matches for the visitors / users based on their pre-selected criteria. SORATH FRIENDS does not display on the site all information / data collected from its visitors / users. Certain private information is only displayed after taking prior consent of the visitors / users.
5. The user undertakes not to duplicate, download, publish, modify and distribute material on sorath.in unless specifically authorized by SORATH FRIENDS in this regard. The user undertakes not to establish any deep link or other connection to any specific page of sorath.in other than the Home Page without obtaining prior consent of SORATH FRIENDS.
6. The user undertakes to use sorath.in for his/her own purposes. Using content from sorath.in for derivative works with a commercial motive without prior written consent from SORATH FRIENDS is strictly prohibited.
7. Sorath.in uses technological means to exclude Robots etc from crawling the website and scraping content. The user undertakes not to circumvent these methods.
8. Any advice, counselling, recommendations or information provided at Sorath.in including information of members under matrimonial section may not be necessarily correct, true or reliable, and that any reliance placed thereon and any action taken on the basis thereof shall be entirely / solely at the risk of the person or persons placing such reliance or taking such action. Visitors wishing to use the information so provided are advised to conduct their own due diligence, in respect of the site content sought to be taken advantage of, at their own initiative, cost and effort. SORATH FRIENDS does not advise / recommend its users / visitors to establish any contact / interaction with any other user / member / visitor or any such Profile(s) as displayed in the website based on the data / information as furnished in such users profile / photograph etc. and the user / visitor opting to build contact or interact shall do it solely at his / her own risk. SORATH FRIENDS cannot be held responsible or liable, in any manner whatsoever, in respect of any reliance placed on any information displayed / placed on the website, since the same purports merely to act as indicators of the general scenario in the related behalf.
9. SORATH FRIENDS does not authenticate, vet, screen, endorse or investigate any information or assertion comprised in the matrimonial listings, or any other content on the website, nor does it in any manner whatsoever certify or attest the same to be correct or true. It does not recommend matches and profiles in any manner, but an implied presumption is cast on the users / members that the information(s) furnished are exclusively / solely to curve out / frame a suitable profile for the purpose of matrimonial alliance and they are true and correct. All due diligence, effort and initiatives must be exercised by those wishing to use any information found on the website, and should take adequate precautions with the full and complete knowledge that all information contained in the matrimonial listings have been placed there directly by visitors to the website without any prior intimation, consent or verification of or by SORATH FRIENDS.
10. SORATH FRIENDS is an on-line service provider for its members/visitors to create their own/unique profiles envisaging certain personal (optional) information(s) are to be displayed on the net/web-site, which information is used by visitors for searching and matching purposes. SORATH FRIENDS does not sell, rent, share, trade or give away any of your personal information except which is displayed and intended to be shared by its users / members / visitors including photographs displayed on site. Although SORATH FRIENDS shall take all reasonable precautions, SORATH FRIENDS shall not be responsible in case such public information / photograph of the member/user so displayed in the site is being unauthorisedly copied / printed / published / forged / superimposed / manipulated etc. or misused by any user / member / visitor. The user / member shall indemnify SORATH FRIENDS from all kind of loss / damages which SORATH FRIENDS may suffer from any activities carried out by any visitor/user/member through improper use of the service provided by SORATH FRIENDS.
11. By listing a matrimonial profile, or a business or personal listing or a link, or any content or listing, on Sorath.in, the person or persons making or posting such listing, and the person or persons responsible for such posting or listing, shall be deemed to have agreed to hold SORATH FRIENDS harmless and protected against any suit or complaint, civil, pecuniary or criminal, and against any claims or damages (including, without limitation, interests, fines and penalties) which may be brought against or levied on SORATH FRIENDS on account of any matter arising out of, or relating to, such posting / listing or response received from such posting/listing.
12. SORATH FRIENDS does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any member / visitor profile, advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed / uploaded through the website sorath.in. SORATH FRIENDS or any of its members, staff or agents are not responsible under any circumstances for any action/display whether direct or indirect, which occurs as a result of online display of information in the nature of illicit material / material that may be offensive to visitors / members or is patently offensive to the on-line community or any material which may promote racism, bigotry, hatred or physical/mental harm of any kind to any group or individual or transmit any chain letters or junk mail or unsolicited mass mailing or spamming or obscene material to other users / members. SORATH FRIENDS does not monitor the conduct of its users/members or visitors and therefore SORATH FRIENDS does not take the responsibility of any conduct by its users / members or visitors who may avail / obtain / use / exploit the on-line service provided by SORATH FRIENDS in order to harass, abuse or harm another user/member or visitor or use the said on-line service to promote / advertise / solicit anything without their prior consent or an act in any manner which may threaten the safety of users / members.
13. SORATH FRIENDS reserves the right to remove / delete any content / message / photo (s) / profile or cancel the registration / membership of such individual / user either upon a complaint received from another member / user / visitor / individual / group of individuals or upon discovery of the same on its own or based on its sole judgement and perception and it shall without notice stop providing the service entitled to a user / member and forfeit all other incidental service(s) with immediate effect along with the fee/tenure of registration as well as take appropriate legal action against such visitor / user / member. By listing a profile on the website, it is deemed that the said member/user has an intention to get married and in case it appears to SORATH FRIENDS that at the time of listing the profile or subsequently such user / visitor had no intention to enter into a matrimonial alliance or has changed his/her intention, then SORATH FRIENDS shall reserve the right to remove / delete such profile from the website and initiate prosecution under the law or take such steps as may be advised from time to time. In using the website, it is deemed that the user/member agree not to post any content or views that may be considered threatening, abusive, vulgar, obscene or otherwise objectionable or act illegally or otherwise harass another user; impersonate another or use the site for any commercial purposes; or interfere with or disrupt the operation of this site, or disobey any reasonable requirements, procedures or policies imposed by SORATH FRIENDS from time to time.
14. Nothing comprised in the contents at Sorath.in is intended or meant to induce or persuade or convince or invite any person whatsoever to perform any action or do any such thing, or not to perform or do, where such performance or doing, or non-performance or not doing, constitute any contravention of any law or regulation in force for the time being to which such person or action may be governed.
15. SORATH FRIENDS shall not be held responsible for any interactions/ passing of information(s) etc. between any user / member / visitor via e-mail, chat or any other mediation with another member / user / visitor and SORATH FRIENDS has no obligation, to monitor any such disputes between arising between the users/members and SORATH FRIENDS shall not be party to such dispute/litigation etc.
16. SORATH FRIENDS reserves the absolute right to modify or amend or delete, in any manner as it deems fit, any content of any matrimonial listing placed on Sorath.in in order to ensure compliance with the rules of such placement (which may include, without limitation, the efforts and initiatives by SORATH FRIENDS to maximise response to matrimonial listings), prima facie accuracy and the prevailing laws in force for the time being, especially those relating to prohibition of any indecent, unlawful or obscene content.
17. In respect of Websites to which links are given on Sorath.in and the contents thereof SORATH FRIENDS does not, in any manner whatsoever, recommend, authenticate, endorse, verify or certify these websites or any contents or links there. SORATH FRIENDS does not take any responsibility for the privacy practice adopted by such other websites and therefore SORATH FRIENDS recommends its visitors / users to read the privacy statement of each and every website that the user visits. SORATH FRIENDS also does not take any responsibility or endorse the authenticity of the other online services linked with SORATH FRIENDS which may offer various services like a lucky draw, win a free trip, win free tickets, astrology, palmistry, numerology etc. The user / member / visitor of Sorath Friends shall at its sole risk and responsibility click and surf on to such other website(s) / links which is/are being displayed in the website of Sorath.in. The user shall always bear in mind that at a single stroke/click of the mouse on such links/website, it gets connected through the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) / Internet Protocol (IP) network of the said users and not through the IP of Sorath.in. SORATH FRIENDS also does not suggest/encourage any of its users/members to furnish personal information and specially the Profile ID / User Name of Sorath Friends to such or any other website(s).
19. SORATH FRIENDS hereby specifically disclaims any liabilities or warranties or guarantees, express, specific or implied, which may be attributable, in any manner whatsoever, to the existence, promotion, canvassing, contents, links, information or discontinuance of Sorath.in. No claims for damages, restitution, loss-of-profits, or any other pecuniary, civil or criminal plaints, which may be said to arise out, or on account, of any matter contained or related to Sorath.in, shall lie or be deemed to be sustainable against SORATH FRIENDS.
20. SORATH FRIENDS assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of User and/or Member communications. SORATH FRIENDS is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line-systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of e-mail or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to Users and/or Members or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials /information from the web-site. No refund , rebate , discount , concession etc will be granted to any advertisers on the website for loss of link, data, delay , stoppage etc for any reasons referred above .
21. SORATH FRIENDS reserves the absolute right to modify, amend, change, curtail or expand any privileges, rights, benefits, liabilities or responsibilities of Paid Members or Free Members as it deems fit and these will be instantly applicable to all past, present and future Members.
22. Payments for the services offered by sorath.in shall be on a 100% advance basis. Refunds in the event of wrong/objectionable content being posted on the site would be at the discretion of SORATH FRIENDS. In the case of failed online transactions, which result in no services, SORATH FRIENDS offers no guarantees whatsoever for the accuracy or timeliness of the refunds reaching the Customers card/bank accounts.
23. The User is solely and exclusively responsible for maintaining confidentiality of the User password and User identification and all activities and transmission performed by the User through his/her user identification and shall be solely responsible for carrying out any online or off-line transaction involving credit cards / debit cards or such other forms of instruments or documents for making such transactions and SORATH FRIENDS assumes no responsibility or liability for their improper use of information relating to such usage of credit cards / debit cards used by the subscriber online / off-line. SORATH FRIENDS uses the maximum care as is possible to ensure that all or any data / information does not fall in the wrong hands.
24. SORATH FRIENDS does not warrant that the Service will be uninterrupted or error-free. SORATH FRIENDS provides the service on an "as is" basis. However, SORATH FRIENDS will take all reasonable steps to provide its users with error free, uninterrupted user experience. There may be delays, omissions, and interruptions in the availability of the Service. The user/member acknowledges that use of the Service is solely at their cost and risk. SORATH FRIENDS is not responsible for suspension of the Service, irrespective of the reason for such interruption / suspension. SORATH FRIENDS may discontinue or change the Service or its availability at any time, and the user/member is also free to stop availing the Service at any time.
25. SORATH FRIENDS has complete rights in the Sorath.in Site and the Sorath.in Service. The Site contains copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information of its owners and its licensors. Except for that information which is in the public domain or for any other information/display for which permission have not been obtained , SORATH FRIENDS reserves the right to proceed/initiate appropriate steps under the prevailing law against infringement of the said proprietary rights for illegal copying, modifying, publishing, transmitting, distributing, performing, displaying, or selling of any such proprietary information.
26. SORATH FRIENDS reserves the right to verify the authenticity of Content posted on the site. SORATH FRIENDS if circumstances warrant may call for / ask any of its members / users to provide documentary or other form of evidence supporting the information / Content posted on the site and the user / member, without any protest shall produce such documentary / other evidence in support of such information and if the member / user fails to produce such information within a reasonable or stipulated time frame, SORATH FRIENDS may, in its sole discretion, terminate such Membership and forfeit the advance without a refund and take appropriate steps under the provisions of law,
27. SORATH FRIENDS also reserves the right to investigate and take appropriate legal action without limitation at its sole discretion against any user / member / who violates / misuses the on-line services and terminating the Membership of such violators who promote information that is false, misleading or promote illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous or promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's copyrighted work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files or provides instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses or solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users and/or engages in commercial activities and / or sales promotion such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, and pyramid schemes.
28. The visitor/user while surfing the Site shall not post, transmit or otherwise distribute information constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to civil liability, or otherwise use the Site in any manner whatsoever which is contrary to law or would serve to restrict or inhibit any other user from using or enjoying the Site; post or transmit any information or software which contains a virus, cancelbot, trojan horse, worm or other harmful or disruptive component; upload, post, publish, transmit, reproduce, or distribute in any way, information, software or other material obtained through the website sorath.in which amounts to infringement of copyright, or other intellectual property right, or derivative works with respect hereto, without obtaining permission of the copyright owner or rightholder/author.
29. SORATH FRIENDS does not take the responsibility of any information posted by its users/members in the web site, any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights and in case SORATH FRIENDS receives/discovers any such infringement, the said member / user may be called for / asked to furnish / provide evidence / relevant information in support of such display like an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest or a description of the copyrighted work that may have been infringed or information or a written statement that the member/user under bona-fide faith belief that the disputed information does not lead to any authorized use or infringement of copyright etc, under the law or a statement that the user/member is liable to penalty of perjury in case any of the information/statement furnished is proved otherwise or a declaration that the information displayed/posted is accurate and the member /user is itself the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
30. SORATH FRIENDS has no obligation to monitor the activities of its users/visitors. However, SORATH FRIENDS has the right to monitor the Site electronically from time to time and to disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or other governmental request, to operate the Site properly, or to protect itself or its subscribers. SORATH FRIENDS will not intentionally monitor or disclose any private electronic-mail message unless required by law. SORATH FRIENDS also reserves the right to refuse to post or to remove any information or materials, in whole or in part, that, in its sole discretion, are unacceptable, undesirable, or violative of provision of law.
31. SORATH FRIENDS considers and intends to be subject only to the applicable laws in force for the time being in Mumbai ( India) irrespective of conflicting provisions of law and to the jurisdiction of courts located in Mumbai ( India) alone.
32. In case SORATH FRIENDS receives any incriminating evidence/complaint against any of its users from other members/users/visitors of the site or if SORATH FRIENDS, through data available to it from its servers, suspects misbehaviour on any user's part, it reserves the right to impose restrictions on the user account which include but may not be confined to preventing the user under question from making multiple contacts and restricting the user to only contact members whose desired partner profile the user satisfies.