By using this website/ application/ service, You are deemed to have read and agreed to the following terms and conditions.
It is clarified that the User and the Company are individually referred to as “Party” and collectively referred to as “Parties”. All terms refer to the offer, acceptance and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of Our assistance to the User in the most appropriate manner. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalisation and/ or he/ she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.
1. General conditions of use
1.1 You declare that You are at least 18 years of age and are of firm competence to contract at the time of registration (as described below under Clause 3) on Katalyst.
1.2 You declare that You have never been previously suspended or removed from Katalyst.
1.8 The selection and arrangement of all content, including but not limited to designs on products, text, graphics, pictures, video etc., are the proprietary property of the Company, or its licensors with all rights reserved. Any use of Katalyst or the content of Katalyst other than as specifically authorised herein, without prior written permission from the Company, is strictly prohibited and shall result in the immediate termination of the User Account.
1.9 It is Our endeavour to ensure that Katalyst is accessible to You from everywhere on a 24×7 basis. However, We may, from time to time and without prior notice of downtime, suspend access to Katalyst or to some parts thereof for maintenance or other reasons. We may also, at Our sole discretion, either temporarily or permanently disable access to Katalyst for specific users. You agree and understand that You have no expectation of, or right to, permanent and uninterrupted access to Katalyst.
2.1 In order to use Katalyst, You may be required to register by creating an account on Katalyst (“User Account”). As part of the registration process, You agree to provide current, complete and accurate information (“Registration Data”). You undertake to keep Registration Data updated, complete and accurate for as long as You maintain the User Account.
2.3 The User Account is created on Katalyst using a username, mobile phone number, email ID and any other data/ information as might be required. Upon registration of User Account, and at any later date, You may add additional profile information. The User Account is personal to the User and may not be transferred, assigned, gifted, lent or otherwise permitted to be used by another person. The User is responsible for maintaining, and must take all necessary steps to ensure, the confidentiality of their User Account. If the User has any reason to believe that the confidentiality and security of their User Account might have been compromised, or that the User Account is being, or is likely being, used without authorisation, the User must contact Us immediately.
2.4 If the Company has reasonable grounds to suspect that any information provided by the User is untrue, inaccurate, outdated or incomplete, then the Company reserves the right to refuse access, terminate the User Account, remove content, or take any other action as may be prudent, at any time without notice to the User.
4. Force Majeure
5. Intellectual property rights
5.1 Katalyst is owned by the Company. Unauthorised use is strictly prohibited. All rights are expressly reserved to and by the Company. We, or Our licensors, own all right, title and interest, including, but not limited to all copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or other proprietary rights (collectively referred to as “IP Rights”), in and to Katalyst. The logos, banners and the like are trademarks of the Company. The IP Rights may not be used in any manner without the express approval of all or any content featured on Katalyst. Without the Company’s express permission, You agree not to display or use these in any manner. You shall not reproduce, distribute, transmit, modify, create derivative works, display, perform or otherwise use Katalyst or any of the IP Rights, or attempt to reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble Katalyst or use Katalyst to create a competing product.
5.2 The Company respects the intellectual property of others. The Company expects the User to do the same. If the User believes that his/ her intellectual property rights (“User IP”) have been violated, please contact the Company immediately and provide the following information:
(i) a description of the User IP claimed to have been infringed;
(ii) a description of where the relevant User IP is located on Katalyst;
(iii) complete name, address, telephone number and email address of the owner of the User IP;
(iv) signature, sent electronically or physically, of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the User IP;
(v) a statement by the User or owner that he/ she firmly believes that to the best of his/ her knowledge, the use is not authorized by the User IP owner;
(vi) a statement, made under penalty of perjury, that all the given information is true and accurate, and that he/ she is the User IP owner or the one authorised to act on behalf of the User IP owner.
6. User responsibility for content
6.1 The User is responsible for ensuring that in their use of Katalyst, no action or omission occurs which is contrary to any law for the time being in force. Any breach by the User would render the User liable to termination of User Account, blocking of User access to Katalyst, and/ or any other action under any law for the time being in force. The User specifically undertakes not to host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information that –
(i) belongs to another person and to which the user does not have any right to;
(ii) is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, paedophilic, libellous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating to or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever;
(iii) harms minors in any way;
(iv) infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights;
(v) violates any law for the time being in force;
(vi) deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;
(vii) impersonate another person;
(viii) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource;
(ix) 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.
7. Disclaimer Of Warranties
Services, including, without limitation, our IP rights, is provided on an “as is”, “as available” and “with all faults” basis. To the fullest extent permissible by law, neither the company nor, any of its employees, managers, officers or agents (collectively, the “Katalyst Parties”) make any representations or warranties or endorsements of any kind whatsoever, express or implied, as to: (a) Katalyst; (b) our IP rights; (c) user content; or (d) security associated with the transmission of information to the company or via Katalyst. In addition, the Katalyst Parties hereby disclaim all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, title, custom, trade, quiet enjoyment, system integration and freedom from computer virus.
By accessing or using Katalyst you represent and warrant that your activities are lawful in every jurisdiction where you access or use Katalyst.
Katalyst Parties do not endorse content and specifically disclaim any responsibility or liability to any person or entity for any loss, damage (whether actual, consequential, punitive or otherwise), injury, claim, liability or other cause of any kind or character based upon or resulting from any content.
8. Exclusions and limitation of liability
8.1 Limitation of liability; waiver: notwithstanding anything contained herein, under no circumstances will Katalyst Parties be liable to you for any loss or damages of any kind (including, without limitation, for any direct, indirect, economic, exemplary, special, punitive, incidental or consequential losses or damages) that are directly or indirectly related to: (a) Katalyst; (b) our IP rights; (c) user content; (d) your use of, inability to use, or the performance of Katalyst; (e) any action taken in connection with an investigation by Katalyst Parties or law enforcement authorities regarding your or any other party’s use of Katalyst; (f) any action taken in connection with copyright or other intellectual property owners; (g) any errors or omissions in Katalyst’s operation; or (h) any damage to any user’s computer, mobile device, or other equipment or technology including, without limitation, damage from any security breach or from any virus, bugs, tampering, fraud, error, omission, interruption, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer line or network failure or any other technical or other malfunction, including, without limitation, damages for lost profits, loss of goodwill, loss of data, work stoppage, accuracy of results, or computer failure or malfunction, even if foreseeable or even if Katalyst Parties have been advised of or should have known of the possibility of such damages, whether in an action of contract, negligence, strict liability or tort (including, without limitation, whether caused in whole or in part by negligence, acts of god, telecommunications failure, or theft or destruction of Katalyst). In no event will Katalyst Parties be liable to you or anyone else for loss, damage or injury, including, without limitation, death or personal injury. Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion may not apply to you.
You agree that in the event you incur any damages, losses or injuries that arise out of Katalyst’s acts or omissions, the damages, if any, caused to you are not irreparable or sufficient to entitle you to an injunction preventing any exploitation of any web site, service, property, product or other content owned or controlled by the Katalyst Parties, and you will have no rights to enjoin or restrain the development, production, distribution, advertising, exhibition or exploitation of any web site, property, product, service, or other content owned or controlled by Katalyst Parties.
The company is not responsible for the actions, content, information, or data of third parties, and you release us, our directors, officers, employees, and agents from any claims and damages, known and unknown, arising out of or in any way connected with any claim you have against any such third parties.
9. Governing Law and Dispute Resolution
9.1 This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of [●]. By visiting and registering on Katalyst, You agree to be bound by the applicable laws. Any dispute of any sort that might arise between You and the Company or its affiliates is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts at [●] only.
10.1 If You wish to register a complaint regarding Katalyst, You may do so by contacting us. Your complaint will be acknowledged by a system generated response, or via an individual manual email to the extent possible, within 24 hours of Us having received it. You will be kept informed of the progress We make in redressing Your complaint and/ or the reasons for delay, if any, in such redressal.