TERMS AND CONDITIONS

These terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”) constitute a binding legal agreement between you and Blockchain in-focus ("BIF") governing your access to and use of the website and its Content (as defined below) located at www.blockchaininfocus.com (the “Site”).

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY. BY ACCESSING, BROWSING, REVIEWING AND/OR USING THE SITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTOOD AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS WITHOUT LIMITATION OR QUALIFICATION AND THAT YOU SHALL COMPLY WITH ALL APPLICABLE LAWS, RULES AND REGULATIONS. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, DO NOT USE THE SITE.

The Site may contain additional proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms and conditions of which must be observed and followed. Information on the Site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. BIF may, in its sole discretion, revise, amend, modify or delete portions of these Terms and Conditions at any time without notice to you. It is at all times your responsibility to read the most current version of these Terms and Conditions. Your continued use of the Site constitutes your acceptance of any revisions, amendments, modifications or deletions to these Terms and Conditions.

ACCESSING AND USING THE SITE; RESTRICTIONS ON USE

Subject to your ongoing compliance with these Terms and Conditions, BIF hereby grants you a limited, personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, freely revocable license to access and use the Site solely for your personal, non-commercial and lawful purposes provided that you maintain all copyright, trademark and other intellectual property notices therein. Further, BIF does not grant you permission, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, to state or suggest that BIF promotes or endorses any third party’s political views, ideas, causes, products or services. All other rights are hereby expressly reserved.

Your use of the Site, including all features and functionalities associated therewith, shall be in accordance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations, or other restrictions on the use of the service or Content. You shall comply with these Terms and Conditions and shall not:-

(i) archive, download, reproduce, distribute, modify, display, perform, publish, license, create derivative works of, offer for sale, or use, any Content or information contained in or obtained from or through the Site;

(ii) delete the copyright or other proprietary rights notices from the Site or any Content;

(iii) circumvent, remove, alter, deactivate, degrade or thwart any of the content or other protections enabled on the Site;

(iv) use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means to access the Site;

(v) decompile, reverse engineer or disassemble any software or other products or processes accessible through the Site;

(vi) insert any code or product or manipulate the Site in any way;

(vii) use any data mining, data gathering or extraction method;

(viii) upload, post, e-mail or otherwise send or transmit any material designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment associated with the Site, including any software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs;

(ix) remove, modify, disable, block, impair, or obscure any advertising in connection with the Site; or

(x) use or encourage the use of the Site for any illegal purpose, or in violation of any local, state, national, or international law, including, without limitation, laws governing intellectual property and other proprietary rights, data protection and privacy.

BIF shall have the right to alter, suspend or discontinue the Site or your access to or use of the Site at any time for any reason without notice or liability to you or any third party. The Site may become unavailable due to maintenance or malfunction of computer equipment or for other reasons and may result in damages to your systems, software, data, or operations for which BIF shall not take on any liability.

HYPERLINKING

BIF makes no representations whatsoever about any other web site which you may access through this one. When you access a non-BIF web site, please understand that it is independent from BIF, and that BIF has no control over the content on that web site, even if BIF provides information or services to the owner of that web site. In addition, a link to a non-BIF web site does not mean that BIF endorses or accepts any responsibility for the content or the use of such web site. In fact, BIF disclaims any and all liability and responsibility for such content. It is up to you to take precautions to ensure that whatever you select for your use is free of such items as viruses, worms, trojan horses and other items of a destructive nature.

COPYRIGHT AND USE OF SITE CONTENT

The copyright in all materials, features and functionality on the Site, including text, graphics, videos, audio recordings, software, algorithms, artwork, interfaces, photographs, logos, icons, and images and the selection and arrangement thereof along with any enhancements to or derivative works thereto (collectively, "Content"), is the exclusive property of BIF or its licensors and is protected by Indian and international laws. None of the Content shall be copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including, but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior written permission of BIF or the copyright owner in each instance. You shall not "mirror" or "frame" any Content or the Site itself, in whole or in part, without BIF's express written permission. Any unauthorized use of the Content may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity and/or communications regulations and statutes. All rights not expressly granted are hereby reserved. You shall be solely responsible for ensuring that any information or Content obtained from the Site does not contain any virus or other computer software code or subroutine designed to disable, erase, impair or otherwise damage your systems, software, data or operations.

TRADEMARKS

The trademarks, service marks, logos and trade names (the "Trademarks") used and displayed on the Site, including, but not limited to, Blockchain in-focus, are Trademarks of BIF. Other trademarks, service marks, logos and trade names may be owned by others. Nothing on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any Trademark or any other BIF intellectual property displayed on the Site. BIF aggressively enforces its intellectual property rights to the fullest extent of the law. The trademark and trade name BIF and any other Trademarks shall not be used in any way, including in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of Content on the Site, without prior written permission from BIF and you shall not refer to or attribute any information to BIF or its licensors in any public medium for promotional or advertising purposes, or otherwise, or for the purpose of influencing a third party. BIF also prohibits use of Blockchain in-focus and any other Trademarks as part of a link to or from any site unless establishment of such a link is approved in advance by BIF in writing.

USER POSTINGS

You acknowledge and agree that BIF owns and has the unrestricted right to use, publish, in electronic form and otherwise, distribute and exploit any and all information that you post, submit, share or otherwise publish on the Site ("Submissions"). You hereby waive any and all claims against BIF for any alleged or actual infringements of any rights of privacy or publicity, moral rights, rights of attribution or any other intellectual property rights in connection with BIF's use and publication of such Submissions. This means that anything posted, submitted, shared or otherwise published by you to the Site shall be owned by BIF and may be used by BIF for any purpose, now or in the future, without any payment to, or further authorization by, you. In the event BIF's ownership of such Submissions is successfully contested, you automatically grant BIF a perpetual, royalty-free, non-exclusive, sublicensable, transferable, unrestricted, worldwide and irrevocable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, publish, translate, prepare derivative works based upon, distribute, perform or display such Submissions, in whole or in part, in any form, media or technology known or hereafter developed for any purpose, including, but not limited to, advertising and promotional purposes. In addition, you hereby waive all claims against BIF for any actual or alleged violation of any privacy or publicity rights, moral rights or rights of attribution or infringement of intellectual property rights in any way arising from or relating to the Submissions. BIF does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any Submissions displayed, uploaded, posted on any message board, or otherwise distributed through the Site by any user of the Site, information provider or any other third party. BIF expressly disclaims any and all liability related to Submissions, and you acknowledge and agree that any reliance upon such Submissions shall be at your sole option, liability and risk. You covenant that you shall not post, submit, share or otherwise publish on the Site any materials that:

 

(i) are threatening, libelous, defamatory, or obscene;

 

(ii) would constitute, or that encourage conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate law;

(iii) infringe the intellectual property, privacy, or other rights of any third parties;

 

(iv) contain a computer virus or other destructive element;

 

(v) contain advertising; or

 

(vi) constitute or contain false or misleading statements.

 

BIF in its sole discretion reserves the right to refuse to post and the right to remove any information or Submission from the Site, in whole or in part, for any reason.

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

THE SITE, INCLUDING ALL CONTENT THEREIN, IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE," WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE UNDER APPLICABLE LAW, BIF DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. SPECIFICALLY, BUT WITHOUT LIMITATION, BIF DOES NOT REPRESENT OR WARRANT THAT:

 

(1) THE INFORMATION ON THE SITE IS CORRECT, ACCURATE OR RELIABLE;

(2) THE FUNCTIONS CONTAINED ON THE SITE SHALL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE; OR

(3) DEFECTS SHALL BE CORRECTED, OR THAT THE SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT USE OF THE SITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. 

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL BIF OR ANY OF ITS CONSULTANTS, AFFILIATES, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, REPRESENTATIVES, AND LAWYERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES, INCLUDING DIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES THAT DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE SITE OR THE INFORMATION, CONTENT, SOFTWARE, PRODUCTS AND SERVICES ADVERTISED OR CONTAINED ON THE SITE OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED FROM OR ARISING OUT OF YOUR USE OF THE SITE, INCLUDING FOR VIRUSES ALLEGED TO HAVE BEEN OBTAINED FROM THE SITE, WHETHER BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), STRICT LIABILITY OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF BIF HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THIS WAIVER APPLIES, WITHOUT LIMITATION, TO ANY DAMAGES OR INJURY ARISING FROM ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE, ERROR, OMISSION, INTERRUPTION, DELETION, DEFECT, DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, COMPUTER VIRUS, FILE CORRUPTION, COMMUNICATION-LINE FAILURE, NETWORK OR SYSTEM OUTAGE, OR THEFT, DESTRUCTION, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION OF, OR USE OF ANY RECORD.

ENFORCEMENT OF TERMS AND CONDITIONS

These Terms and Conditions are governed and interpreted pursuant to the laws of the Republic of India, notwithstanding any principles of conflicts of law. You expressly agree that exclusive jurisdiction resides in the courts of New Delhi, Republic of India. You further agree and expressly consent to the exercise of personal jurisdiction in the Republic of India in connection with any dispute or claim involving BIF. If any part of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void, or unenforceable, that part shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining provisions.

ENTIRE AGREEMENT

These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and BIF with respect to the subject matter of these Terms and Conditions and supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding that subject matter. Any waiver of any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be effective only if in writing and signed by BIF. Any failure to enforce any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall not constitute a waiver of a future breach of that or any other provision of these Terms and Conditions.