Terms of Service

This Terms of Service (“Terms” or “Agreement”) applies to the website located at www.isstonline.in (“Site”) and all of its subsidiaries and affiliates. The Site is owned and operated by ISST.

NOTICE: By using the Site, you agree to be legally bound by the Terms. ISST reserves the right to update or change the Terms and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions. Your continued access or use of the Site will be deemed as an irrevocable acceptance of any such changes, modifications, or alterations. Nothing in the Terms shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits.

Unauthorized copying, reproduction, republishing, uploading, downloading, posting, transmitting, or duplicating of any of the material published on ISST, in whole or in part, is expressly prohibited. Any unauthorized use may subject the offender to civil liability and criminal prosecution under applicable law.

No material or communication you send to ISST will be treated as confidential.

Representations

You affirm that you are at least 18 years of age and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in the Terms of Use. Furthermore, you affirm that you will, in fact, abide by and comply with the Terms of Use.

Copyrights and Trademarks

The Site, and all materials incorporated on the Site, including, but not limited to text, graphics, video, and audio content, (“Content”) are protected by copyrights, patents, or other proprietary rights under laws of the India and other countries. Some of the logos and images incorporated on the Site are also protected as registered or unregistered trademarks or trade names (“Trademarks”) owned by ISST. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Use of the Trademarks of ISST, or of any other party, is not authorized in any manner other than as incorporated into the Site.

Infringement Notice

If you believe that any Content appearing on ISST has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement under the laws of India, email the following information to admin@isstonline.in:

  1. Contact Information. Your full name, address, phone number, and email address.
  2. Description. A description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed.
  3. Page URL. The exact URL of where the alleged infringing material is located.
  4. Good Faith Basis. A statement by you that you have a good-faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or permitted by law.
  5. Proof of Authority. An electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest.
  6. Declaration of Truth. A statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

Your Use of the Site

  1. You may not use any “deep-link,” “Web scrape,” “robot,” “spider,” or other automatic devices, program, algorithm or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of the Site or any Content, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Site or any Content, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not purposely made available through the Site. ISST reserves the right to bar any such activity.
  2. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Site, or any other systems or networks connected to the Site or to any ISST server, or to any of the services offered on or through the Site, by hacking, password “mining” or any other illegitimate means.
  3. You may not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Site or any network connected to the Site. You may not breach the security or authentication measures on the Site or any network connected to the Site. You may not reverse look-up, trace, or seek to trace any information to its source on any other user, member, customer, or visitor of the Site (“User” or “Users”), including any ISST account not owned by you. You may not exploit the Site or any service or information made available or offered by or through the Site, in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification or information, other than your own information, as provided for by the Site.
  4. You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the Site or ISST’s systems or networks, or any systems or networks connected to the Site or to ISST.
  5. You agree not to use any device, software, or process to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site or any transaction being conducted on the Site, or with any other person’s use of the Site.
  6. You may not forge or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any message or transmittal you send to ISST on or through the Site or any service offered on or through the Site. You may not pretend that you are, or that you represent, someone else, or impersonate any other individual or entity.
  7. You may not use the Site or any Content for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by the Terms of Service or to solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes the rights of ISST or others.

Submission of Unsolicited Materials

ISST policy prohibits ISST or its employees from accepting or considering any unsolicited ideas, proposals, suggestions, or materials of any nature whatsoever (“Unsolicited Materials”). Accordingly, you may not use this Site or any information obtained from the Site to submit Unsolicited Materials to ISST or anyone affiliated with ISST via email or by any other means. We have adopted this policy to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes when new products, services, and features developed internally by ISST personnel may appear to be similar to Unsolicited Materials submitted to the ISST.

By ignoring this policy and submitting or posting Unsolicited Materials, including without limitation, text, photos, video, sound recordings, artwork, designs, software, data, or any other materials, you are giving us permission, in perpetuity, on a no charge, royalty-free basis to use the Unsolicited Materials in connection with ISST or any of ISST’s advertisements and promotions, and for any other purpose for which ISST chooses to use the Unsolicited Materials.

Forum Posts

  1. You agree not to upload, post, or otherwise transmit any Content that violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others, including any statements which may defame, harass, stalk or threaten others.
  2. You agree not to upload, post, or otherwise transmit any Content that you know to be false, misleading, or inaccurate.
  3. You agree not to upload, post, or otherwise transmit any Content that contains blatant expressions of bigotry, racism, racially or ethnically offensive content, hate speech, abusiveness, vulgarity or profanity.
  4. You agree not to upload, post, or otherwise transmit any Content that contains or advocates pornography or sexually explicit content, pedophilia, incest, bestiality, or that is otherwise obscene or lewd.
  5. You agree not to upload, post, or otherwise transmit any Content that violates any law or advocates or provides instruction on dangerous, illegal, or predatory acts, or discusses illegal activities with the intent to commit them.
  6. You agree not to upload, post, or otherwise transmit any Content that advocates violent behavior.
  7. You agree not to upload, post, or otherwise transmit any Content that poses a reasonable threat to personal or public safety.
  8. You agree not to upload, post, or otherwise transmit any Content that contains violent images of killing or physical abuse that appear to have been captured solely, or principally, for exploitive, prurient, or gratuitous purposes.
  9. You agree not to upload, post, or otherwise transmit any Content that is protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, the right of publicity, or other proprietary rights without the express permission of the owner of such copyright, trademark, trade secret, the right of publicity or other proprietary rights. The burden of determining that any User Content is not protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, the right of publicity or other proprietary right rests with you. You shall be solely liable for any damage resulting from any infringement of copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, rights of publicity or other proprietary rights or any other harm resulting from such a submission. Any person determined by ISST, in its sole discretion, to have violated the intellectual property or other rights of others shall be barred from submitting or posting any further material on the Site.
  10. You agree not to upload, post, or otherwise transmit any Content that contains any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or promotional materials with respect to products or services, “junk mail,” “spam,” “chain letters,” “pyramid schemes,” or any other form of solicitation.

Forum Conduct

  1. Any conduct that in ISST’s sole discretion restricts or inhibits anyone else from using or enjoying the Site will not be permitted. ISST reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove or edit User Content by you and to terminate Your Account for any reason.
  2. You agree not to engage in activity that would constitute a criminal offense or give rise to a civil liability.
  3. You agree that if necessary, you have the consent of each and every identifiable natural person in any submission to use such persons name or likeness in the manner contemplated by the Site.
  4. You agree not to impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, ISST or any ISST employee, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity.
  5. You agree not to represent or suggest, directly or indirectly, ISST’s endorsement of User Content.
  6. You agree not to interfere with any other user’s right to privacy, including by harvesting or collect personally-identifiable information about the Site users or posting private information about a third party.
  7. You agree not to upload, post or otherwise transmit any User Content, software or other materials which contain a virus or other harmful or disruptive component.
  8. You agree not to interfere with or disrupt the Site or the servers or networks connected to the Site, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Site.
  9. You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purpose, any portion of the Site, use the Site, or access to the Site.
  10. You agree not to use any service, technology, or automated system to artificially inflate the page views that your User Content receives. This includes pay-per-click services, web “robots” and any other current or future technologies. You also agree not to direct any third party to use these services, technologies or automated systems on your behalf.
  11. You agree not to use any technology, service, or automated system to post more User Content than an individual could upload in a given period of time. You also agree not to direct any third party to use these services, technologies, or automated systems on your behalf.

Moderation and Monitoring

ISST shall have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor Forum Posts. ISST shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to edit, refuse to post or remove any material submitted or posted to the Forums. Without limiting the foregoing, ISST shall have the right to remove any material that ISST, in its sole discretion, finds to be in violation of the Terms or otherwise objectionable.

Account Termination

ISST will terminate a User’s access to the Site if, under appropriate circumstances, the User is determined to be in violation of the Terms, at any time, without prior notice and in its sole discretion.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless ISST, its officers, members, directors, shareholders, predecessors, successors in interest, employees, agents, subsidiaries, and affiliates, from and against all claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees, arising out of the use of the Site by you or your Account. ISST reserves the right to take over the exclusive defense of any claim for which we are entitled to indemnification under this section. In such event, you shall provide ISST with such cooperation as is reasonably requested by ISST.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

You agree that all matters relating to your access to or use of the Site, including all disputes, will be governed by the laws of the government of India.

This Agreement has been delivered at and shall be deemed to have been made and entered into in Chandigarh, India. Accordingly, the rights and liabilities of the parties shall be determined in accordance with the laws of the government of India, without regard to its principles of conflicts of laws.

The parties agree that the exclusive jurisdiction and venue for the resolution of any dispute arising from or relating to this Agreement shall lie in the District Court for the Chandigarh, sitting in Chandigarh.

Each party irrevocably consents to the service of process in any such dispute if served in accordance with the notice provisions contained herein.

Void Where Prohibited

ISST, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to limit the provision and quantity of any feature, product, or service to any person or geographic area. Any offer for any feature, product, or service made on the Site is void where prohibited. If you choose to access the Site from outside the India, you do so on your own initiative and you are solely responsible for complying with applicable local laws.

Assignment

These Terms of Service and any rights and licenses granted hereunder may not be transferred or assigned by you, but may be assigned by ISST without restriction.

Severability

If any provision of these Terms of Service is deemed invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these Terms of Service, which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of this these Terms of Service shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or any other term, and ISST’s failure to assert any right or provision under these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. ISST reserves the right to amend these Terms of Service at any time and without notice, and it is your responsibility to review these Terms of Service for any changes. Your use of the Service following any amendment of these Terms of Use will signify your assent to and acceptance of its revised terms.

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