TERMS & CONDITIONS:

The visitors are cautioned to read all the terms and conditions under which they can access the Checkmate Times Portals. Only visitors agreeing for these terms may access the site for accessing infotainment content or for availing any of the free or paid services offered by the site and/or its partners/ affiliates/ advertisers/ franchisees/ agents/ agencies etc.

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO ANY OF THESE TERMS, YOU ARE ADVISED NOT TO FURTHER ACCESS THE SITE OR REGISTER FOR SUBSCRIBERSHIP.

This is a legal agreement ("Agreement") between the visitor/Subscriber and Checkmate Publication & Publicity, hereinafter referred to as CPP, the owner and operator of the website: www.checkmatetimes.com by CPP and/or such other web site that may be periodically linked either to this web address or to the home page of Checkmate Times portal, hereinafter referred jointly and severally as the site.

Access to the site cannot be had unless and until these terms and conditions are read and consented to.

1. Use and access:

a. This site is primarily intended to disseminate news, views and opinions and current affairs.

b. The services offered by the site and/or its partners/ affiliates/ advertisers/ franchisees/ agents/ agencies etc. may be accessed and/or used generally by any intending party, irrespective of region, religion, language, caste, creed, community, race, location, place of birth etc but subject to the terms and conditions of this agreement.

c. The visitors/ users/ Subscribers must be majors and should be capable of contracting as per law of the land, where they access the portals.

d. They must also submit and subject themselves to the laws of India and to the jurisdiction of law courts at Pune, Maharashtra, India, for resolution of any dispute arising out of any eventuality related and/or attributable to the information posted in the site or URLs linked to this site.

e. The users / subscribers shall agree for all such modifications, alterations, deletions, additions to the content or material or lay-out or get-up or colour scheme or features or advertisements that may be made to the site at the discretion of CPP.

2. Subscription:

a. By registering a profile, one becomes a subscriber of Checkmate Times. The Subscriber can access the content by logging into the portal with their user id and password.

b. The subscription is currently free but CPP reserves their right to charge for the subscription in future. Thereafter any person who remits the prescribed fees becomes a subscriber, as soon as the fee is duly accepted by CPP and as soon the paid Subscribership is activated.

c. The subscription to the site is only for the sole, exclusive, personal use of the subscriber.

d. A subscriber cannot authorize others to use his/her Subscribership. A Subscriber cannot make the information on the site, available to anyone else either gratuitously or for any consideration.

e. The subscription of Checkmate Times  Portals is not transferable and not assignable to any third party. It cannot to be assigned, transferred or licensed or used by any person/entity other than a registered Subscriber.

f. Commercial use of information is strictly prohibited.

g. The subscriber shall not alter or delete any material that is displayed on the portal nor shall the subscriber do or caused to be done anything that may damage the material posted on the portal or that may jeopardize any system or device attached or connected to the portal or the server of CPP.

h. The subscriber who does or cause to be done any objectionable/illegal act shall render himself/herself liable for all legal consequences thereto and shall also be liable to indemnify CPP against any costs and consequences arising out of such objectionable / illegal acts of the subscriber to third parties.

3. The individuals seeking Subscribership may, at the discretion of CPP be asked to furnish proof of their age,residence, nationality, academic qualifications, other credentials claimed and such other information, before granting access to the site or Subscribership. CPP has the right to do a reference check in order to establish the credentials of the Subscriber before activating the profile on the website. CPP shall not furnish any material or information displayed on the site to anyone.

4. PROFILE:

a. A profile of a subscriber is created by filling up the application online.

b. Subscriber may upload his/her photograph, subject to technical feasibility.

5. UPLOADING / POSTING OF MATERIAL:

a. Only owners of photos, data, profiles or any other material can upload the same to the site. Others cannot upload or submit material for display on the site.

b. The person uploading/submitting material to the site is presumed to be the owner of such material and that such owner has placed/uploaded/submitted/made available under an assurance and undertaking and warranty that he/she is the owner of the material placed/ uploaded/ submitted/made available and with a further irrevocable right/authorization in favour of CPP to display the material on the site without any obligation whatsoever on the part of CPPCPP or on such other persons authorised by CPP either expressly or impliedly, to pay any remuneration, royalty, license fee etc. and such right/ authorization shall be without any territorial and time restrictions.

c. It shall be the ultimate responsibility and liability of the subscriber for anything that is posted or uploaded on the portal with his/her user id. CPP shall be obliged under law to furnish the information to the concerned authorities, relating to any subscriber under whose user id any objectionable content is posted on the website or if any objectionable act is committed using the user id of a subscriber. CPP shall not be responsible for such objectionable content posted on the website, subscriber indemnifies &  hold harmless to CPP for the same.

d. The subscriber shall not post any defamatory, offensive, excessive, exaggerated, false, malafide, inaccurate, erroneous, blasphemous, obscene, profane, pirated, offensive, salacious, ghastly, indecent, racial or illegal material on the site.

e. The visitors or subscriber shall not send abusive, threatening, coercive, harassing, indecent, obscene mails.

f. No advertisement can be made on the site of any product or service or no offer of any sale of goods or services can be made without the prior consent of CPP.

g. The Subscribers shall not submit or upload any material, which impinges upon or infringes the intellectual property rights of third parties. There shall be an implied assurance and undertaking from the Subscribers about the ownership, genuineness and originality of all the information, photographs profiles or other material submitted and/or uploaded on the site.

6. DEACTIVATION OF PROFILE:

a. Profile of a subscriber will be automatically deleted if it is not active for 6 months.

b. Profile of a paid Subscriber will be automatically deactivated if not renewed before expiry.

7. CANCELLATION OF SUBSCRIBERSHIP:

a. CPP reserves unfettered right to cancel any subscription at any stage, without assigning any reason whatsoever. The Subscriber who thus forfeits the Subscribership shall not have any claim whatsoever either for the refund of Subscribership fee paid if any or any material given or any information furnished to CPP.

b. A subscription will automatically be cancelled if any abusive, obscene or sexually oriented message/s or photo/s or video/s are sent by any Subscriber to other Subscribers or if such material is added to any profile. Such Subscribers shall not be entitled for any compensation from CPP.

8. TERMINATION OF AGREEMENT:

This agreement can be terminated by either of the parties at any time, for any reason without notice to the other party. This right is without prejudice to the right of CPP to suspend or terminate the access of the Subscriber to the site without notice for any breach of this Agreement.

9. SCHEMES:

CPP offers periodically, different types of schemes on the site, for the convenience of all the Subscribers, each with their own distinct benefits. CPP reserves the right to modify, amend, alter, change or discontinue the schemes at their absolute discretion. Subscribers are advised to refer Subscribership plans for current schemes.

10. OWNERSHIP:

a. This site is owned and operated by CPP. CPP hereby reserves the right to change or discontinue any service, feature, offer, gift, contest, design, layout, content, platform, equipment, systems, programme, software needed for the access or use of the site including Subscriber’s area.

b. CPP reserves their right to make such modifications, alterations, deletions, additions to the content or material or lay-out or get-up or colour scheme or features or advertisements, from time to time.

c. CPP also reserves all their right to upgrade or down grade the technology or platforms deployed by them in the portal and the subscribers shall have no objection for any such up-gradation and down-gradation of technology or change of platforms or deployment of new technology.

11. DUTIES AND OBLIGATIONS OF VISITORS AND SUBSCRIBERS:

a. The Subscribers shall furnish truthful, authentic, genuine, relevant, valid, correct, current, fair information for being displayed or posted on the site.

b. The Subscribers shall provide proof as may be required by CPP to substantiate the information furnished.

c. Every Subscriber impliedly undertakes strictly personal responsibility and liability as to the correctness, authenticity, genuineness of the information furnished for display on site.

d. The onus of proving the correctness of information furnished and/or displayed on the site lies on the concerned Subscribers.

e. The onus of proving that the information is wrong, incomplete or incorrect lies on the Subscribers/third parties asserting, relying on/using the information.

f. It shall be the duty of the visitors and Subscribers seeking alliance from the Subscribers whose profiles are displayed on site to cause thorough enquiry and cross-check the correctness, authenticity, currency, genuineness of the information displayed on the site and take adequate precautions on their own before finalising the alliance.

h. The Subscribers or Non-Subscribers seeking alliance with Subscribers of CPP are advised to make independent verification of all credentials of the Subscribers, including verification of medical history and other antecedents. CPP shall not be responsible or liable for any misrepresentation or falsity of information on the site.

12. ERRORS AND DISCREPANCIES:

While CPP takes every care and caution to maintain the site free of errors and discrepancies, it is possible for some mistakes to creep into the site by inadvertence, oversight, human error, innocence and honest belief in the information in good faith. CPP shall not be liable in respect of innocent dissemination of such information and the liability of CPP is limited to removal of such errors and discrepancies from the site. Subscribers and visitors may bring any such discrepancies to the notice of CPP with reasonable proof for necessary action or corrective measures.

13. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS:

The intellectual property rights in the site like Trademarks, copyright in artistic works, photographs, creative, graphics, layout, design, text, video, audio etc shall exclusively vest in CPPCPP. Any violation of such Intellectual Property Rights of CPP by copying, publishing, distributing, modifying, transferring, altering, imposing, defacing shall be punishable under Law, including Copyright laws. CPP sources material and photographs from reputed agencies on agreement of non-commercial use and non-distribution of the material and photographs. The Subscribers are advised not to down load any images or material from Checkmate Times Portals and any use of the images down loaded from Checkmate Times Portals shall amount to infringement of copyright of the owner of the photographs and shall entail penal consequences. The Intellectual Property rights in various trademarks, logos, photographs, text and other material posted on Checkmate Times Portals and any use of the same by the subscribers for whatever purpose would infringe upon the Intellectual Property Rights of the owners of the material including CPP. Subscribers are cautioned against use of any intellectual property down loaded from Checkmate Times Portals.

14. Copying, storage, transmission, circulation of any information including photographs, profiles, code numbers, Subscribership numbers, addresses, etc displayed on the site, is strictly prohibited.

15. Some of the material which is procured by CPP from third parties by way of licence may be protected by international copyright laws, violation of which would entail penal consequences under international laws.

16. The Subscribers/visitors shall be solely responsible and liable for all the consequences arising out of any infringement of copyrights, proprietary rights including but not limited to damages, attorney fees and expenses.

17. ADVERTISEMENTS:

a. CPP publishes advertisements on the Checkmate Times Portals on “as is where is” basis. CPP shall not endorse any products or services, advertised on Checkmate Times Portals nor do they vouch about the quality, quantity, utility of the product/services, advertised on Checkmate Times Portals the users / consumers are advised to cross-verify very strictly the genuineness, quality, quantity, utility and other attributes of the products / services advertised on Checkmate Times Portals.

b. CPP does not vouch about the genuineness, truthful, authentic, genuine, relevant, valid, correct, current, fair information which is displayed in the JOB columns i.e. “Nokri Vishayak” of Checkmate Times Portals, Individuals are advised and cautioned to cross-verify all the related information before fixing up the alliance with such Employer. CPP shall not be responsible or liable for any misrepresentation made in any such Job portal. Information displayed on job portal is “as is received from employer”. Subscriber or job seekers has to verity the correctness of the advertisement, no claims of whatsoever nature will be entitled due to mischief or any other wrongful act of the employer.  

c. CPP shall not undertake any responsibility for display of any erroneous or unauthorized material or information on the site and the liability of CPP in case of any such display shall be limited to the removal of such information or material from the site and providing the details of the Subscribership account from where the offending information or material is found to have been uploaded to the site as per the records of CPP.

d. CPP shall be at liberty to run/display advertisements in Checkmate Times Portals in various forms, namely pop-ups, scrolls, tickers, buttons, paid links, ear panels, banner ads etc., The subscriber shall not have objection for running all such advertisements on Checkmate Times Portals.

e. CPP may distribute mail ids of the subscribers to their sister concerns for promotional activity. The subscribers by default are construed to have agreed for distribution of their mail ids to the sister concerns of CPP only for promotional purpose. The subscribers are however at liberty to advise appropriately to the concerned, if they do not desire to receive the promotional material, by opting out of the direct mailers.

18. The Subscribership/access to the site is available subject to the condition that the site is accessed/used at the sole risk of the Subscriber/visitor. CPP cannot and does not guarantee about the availability of connection to the site, the services, and facilities nor does it assure any accuracy, quality, quantity, genuineness and promptness of any of the services offered on the site.

19. While every endeavour is made to make the site free of any bugs, errors, viruses, failures, delay in transmission etc. CPP does not guarantee that the site or any of the services offered would be free of bugs, errors, viruses, failures and CPP does not accept any responsibility or liability for any such bugs, errors, viruses, failures delay in transmission etc in the site.

20. CPP reserves the right to make such additions, alterations, modifications, insertions, improvements to the site for the betterment and quality enhancement of the material displayed on the site. The Subscribers shall also agree for such modifications to the material for compatibility with the technological advancement and shall, without demur, agree for any changes that may be required to be made at the discretion of CPP and also provide such information or material that may required for updation or upgradation of the site in view of any technological advancement.

21. INDEMNITY:

a. The Subscribers shall indemnify CPP against any claims by third parties against CPP in respect of any material posted by them on the site or any claim made by them in the profile.

b. The Subscribers shall indemnify CPP against any claims by third parties in respect of infringements of any Intellectual Property Rights in respect of and/or in relation to any material posted by them on the site.

22. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:

a. This site is provided by CPP on an "as is" and "as available" basis. CPP makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of this site or the authenticity of the information, content, materials, or products included on this site. The visitor/Subscriber expressly agrees that his/her use of this site is at his/her sole risk.

b. CPP does not warrant that this site, its servers, or e-mail sent from this site are free of viruses or other harmful components. CPP will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this site, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.

c. CPP does not give any warranty whatsoever either express or implied, for any advertisement material displayed on the site as to the quality, quantity, utility, originality, genuineness, legality, punctuality of any goods or services offered by CPP or its agents, business affiliates, associates, agencies, franchisees etc. CPP also does not give any warranty whatsoever either express or implied, of any disruption, interruption, breakdown of the site or services offered by CPP or its agents, business affiliates, associates, agencies, franchisees etc.

d. CPP shall not be liable for any damages to any Subscribers or visitors or users or third parties for any injury or damage or hardship sustained by them on account of any error, failure, discrepancy, defect, shortfall, misdescription; any bugs, errors, viruses, failures delay in transmission etc in the site; any defamatory, offensive, excessive, exaggerated, false, malafide, inaccurate, erroneous, blasphemous, obscene, profane, pirated, offensive, salacious, ghastly, indecent, racial or illegal material on the site. The Subscribers / visitors/users of the site specifically agree to this and discharge CPP from any liability whatsoever for the said acts.

e. CPP shall be liable in any manner whatsoever, for any of the claims of a Subscriber for any loss, damage, costs, expenses sustained or likely to be sustained by him/her, by the use and access of the site.

f. All articles, stories, information, news, views, incidents, occurrences etc and any predictions, horoscopes, information that may be posted or displayed on the site are purely that of the respective authors. Subscribers/ visitors/users are requested to crosscheck the information from sources that are most reliable and trusted in their personal opinion. CPP shall not be liable for any action, damages, indemnity, cost, expenses that the Subscribers/visitors/ users may have sustained or incurred from the use of such information.

g. CPP shall not be responsible or liable for any inaccurate, false, excessive, outdated, irrelevant information displayed or posted on the site at the instance of a Subscriber.

h. CPP shall not be responsible in any manner whatsoever for any errors, discrepancies, and falsities in the information furnished by the Subscribers and displayed on the site.

i. CPP shall not in any manner be responsible for any infringement and Intellectual Property rights of any third parties by Subscribers.

j. All articles, stories, features, news, views and opinions, occurrences, incidents displayed on Checkmate Times Portals are supplied by various agencies, written by respective authors and CPP does not assume any responsibility or liability for any inaccuracy in any of the material posted on the website. The aggrieved parties are advised to address their grievances if any, to the concerned authority as indicated elsewhere in the portal. The Staff and Management, Directors of CPP shall not be personally liable for any inaccuracy in the material posted on the website.

k. Horoscopes and predictions are sourced by CPP from experts/professionals in the field. CPP does not vouch for the accuracy of horoscopes and predictions, which are broadly indicative and may vary in individual cases. Individuals are advised to exercise caution in following the horoscope or predictions and are advised cross-check the same if necessary.

l. CPP, their staff, employees, directors etc., shall not be liable for any inaccuracy in horoscope or prediction and for any consequent loss, damage, inconvenience caused to any member of the public by such horoscope or prediction.

m. Information relating to services like bus, train, flight are provided on best effort basis on the basis available information obtained by the staff of CPP. Members of public is advised and cautioned to cross-check the information relating to the timings etc,. Casualities in information relating to accidents, information relating to casualities in any such accidents from link sources. CPP, their staff, directors shall not be responsible for any inaccurate information.

23. JURISDICTION

If any disputes, differences, grievances arose with respect to present agreement, in such case the Law of India will be applicable & subject to jurisdiction of Pune court only.  

Thanking You For Reading Carefully All Terms & Conditions, and Accepting as it is.