Terms and Conditions
Terms and Conditions for The Hindu Network
These terms and conditions (“Terms”) govern your use of The Hindu Network, including but not limited to The Hindu website, mobile applications, and any other online services provided by The Hindu Group (“The Hindu” or “we”). By accessing or using The Hindu Network, you agree to abide by these Terms. If you do not agree to these Terms, please do not use The Hindu Network.
1. Acceptance of Terms
2. User Registration
Some features of The Hindu Network may require you to create a user account. When registering, you agree to provide accurate, complete, and up-to-date information. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account credentials and for any activity that occurs under your account.
3. User Content
You may submit content, such as comments, articles, or other materials, to The Hindu Network. By doing so, you grant The Hindu a non-exclusive, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, and distribute your content. You represent and warrant that your content does not infringe upon the rights of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy, or publicity rights.
4. Prohibited Activities
When using The Hindu Network, you agree not to:
a. Violate any applicable laws or regulations.
b. Use The Hindu Network for any illegal, harmful, or fraudulent purposes.
c. Impersonate any person or entity or engage in false or misleading activity.
d. Post or transmit any content that is defamatory, obscene, hateful, or otherwise objectionable.
e. Distribute spam, malware, or other harmful content.
f. Interfere with the operation of The Hindu Network or attempt to gain unauthorized access to any part of it.
g. Use automated means, such as bots or scrapers, to access or collect information from The Hindu Network.
5. Intellectual Property
All content, including text, graphics, logos, and software, on The Hindu Network is protected by copyright, trademark, and other intellectual property laws. You may not use, reproduce, or distribute this content without the express permission of The Hindu Network.
The Hindu Network reserves the right to suspend or terminate your access to The Hindu Network, at our discretion, without notice, for violations of these Terms or for any other reason.
7. Disclaimer of Warranty
The Hindu Network is provided “as is” and “as available” without any warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. We do not guarantee the accuracy, completeness, or availability of the content on The Hindu Network.
8. Limitation of Liability
In no event shall The Hindu Network or its affiliates be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages arising out of or in connection with your use of The Hindu Network.
9. Governing Law
These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India. Any disputes arising from these Terms shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in Chennai, India.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless The Hindu, its affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees, and agents from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, losses, and expenses (including reasonable legal fees) arising out of or related to your use of The Hindu Network, your violation of these Terms, or your violation of any rights of another person or entity.
11. Third-Party Links and Content
12. Modification and Termination of Services
The Hindu reserves the right to modify, suspend, or terminate any or all of The Hindu Network’s services at any time, without notice or liability to you. We may also impose limits on certain features or restrict your access to parts or all of The Hindu Network without notice or liability.
If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid or unenforceable, that provision will be deemed severable from these Terms and will not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.
14. Entire Agreement
If you have any questions or concerns about these Terms and Conditions for The Hindu Network, please contact us at service.hinduhum.net
Effective Date: September 20, 2023
Last Updated: September 20, 2023