TERMS & CONDITIONS
Section A – Introduction
1.1 Welcome to Project Jal. This is an initiative of TatavGyan Humanity Foundation, wherein the complete focus is n Water & Waterbodies. Water is a matter of concern for all living beings, in fact there is no life possible without Water, and availability of Water is consistently depleting. The only objective of Project Jal is to reinstate Water abundance in the country by restoring and rejuvenating all Waterbodies across the nation.
The Project Jal website and the services provided through it (collectively called TatavGyan Humanity Foundation) are operated and owned by TatavGyan Humanity Foundation
1.2 We may make Project Jal available through a number of platforms, including websites, Social media apps (like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn etc.), other apps etc. collectively called the “Platform”. It is currently available through the website located at www.jal.tatavgyan.com
1.3 To make these Terms quicker to read, we use a few key definitions:
Any Project will be referred to as a “Campaign” and the page/s on Platform where the Funders will be able to make their contributions and where all the promotional materials (videos, images, information, graphics, etc.) shall be called as “Campaign Pages”. The financial aim of a Campaign will be referred to as its “Funding Goal”, Funding members / Donors / Supporters / users who support those Campaigns by contributing funds as “Funders”, their financial contributions as “Funding”. Further, irrespective of whether someone chooses to contribute funds or not, they can choose to be a “Supporter” and show their support through either liking and / or sharing the Campaign / Campaign details on social media networks.
1.4 Types of Campaigns:
(i) Standing Waterbody Project – this would include natural / Man-made Waterbodies like Lakes / Ponds / Reservoirs.
(ii) Flowing Waterbody Projects – this would include projects wherein the Water is flowing like River, Rivulets, Canals or drains.
1.5 We provide a platform for individuals and organizations that are happy to raise funds for Campaigns under Project Jal and to contribute to those Campaigns by funding them or supporting them. The platform allows provides them with an opportunity to build a community around each Campaign by promoting it on the platform and on certain social media sites to friends, family and other supporters.
1.7 By using the Project Jal Platform, you confirm that you accept these Terms and that you agree to comply with them. If you are using jal.tatavgyan.com in connection with your organization, the terms ‘you’, ‘your’ or ‘your organization’ in these Terms are also a reference to the business, charity institution or other organization or entity (“Business”) on whose behalf you act when using, registering, backing or creating a Campaign under jal.tatavgyan.com. If you do not want to be bound (or your Business to be bound, where applicable) by these Terms please do not access, use and/or contribute any content to jal.tatavgyan.com or interact with TatavGyan Members.
2.1 Anyone can access jal.tatavgyan.com, as it is an open website on the World Wide Web. However, to post a request for running a Campaign for a Waterbody Rejuvenation & Restoration of your choice or make a contribution as a Funder or Supporter, you will need to register as a TatavGyan Member by signing up and creating an account. To create an account, please go to the Sign Up page. Whether using the standard registration process or registering using Facebook Connect, you will be asked to confirm your acceptance to these Terms.
2.2 TatavGyan shall have the right to reject, cancel, interrupt, remove, or suspend any TatavGyan Member, Campaign or Campaign at any time and for any or no reason. You are not eligible to use TatavGyan.com if we have temporarily suspended or previously terminated your access to the website and we have not expressly authorized you in writing to resume using TatavGyan.com.
4.1. You must make sure that all the information you provide when you register with TatavGyan is true, accurate and current and complete. If you change any of your registration details (e.g. email address, postal address), you undertake to update your account.
4.2. Your account is for your personal use only. To help us maintain the security of TatavGyan.com, you must keep your login details confidential. It is your responsibility to ensure that you do not share your login details with any other person or leave your device unattended whilst logged into TatavGyan.com as you will be held responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account (with or without your knowledge) as a result of doing so. If you become aware of any misuse or unauthorized use of your login details, then you must inform us immediately by sending an email to us and we will help you re-set your details. However, notwithstanding you intimating us, you shall solely be responsible and accountable for all consequences of any such misuse or unauthorized use.
4.3. In the event that you have, or we have reason to believe that you have breached these Terms, we may terminate or suspend your registration and/or access to TatavGyan.com and/or to any content made available on TatavGyan.com.
4.4. We reserve the right to delete your account at any time at our sole discretion for any or no reason.
Section B: Requesting a Project a Waterbody of your choice
If you choose to contribute to a Campaign, you acknowledge that your Funding does not entitle you to any rights in or to any Campaign, including any ownership, control or intellectual property rights. Please also read the Campaign Owners Agreement for the detailed terms relating to Campaigns, Campaigns and Funding.
8.1. Making a Contribution
8.1.1. Once you have registered as a TatavGyan Member, you can make a Contribution by visiting the Campaign Profile Page of a Campaign, selecting the amount you wish to contribute, choosing your payment method and making the payment.
8.1.2. Your name will be made publicly available in connection with each Campaign for which you contribute to under the Campaign Profile Page unless you choose to make a Contribution anonymously; in which case your information will not be published on the platform except for your rating, when the funding was made & amount contributed but will be shared with the Campaign Owner for sending a receipt, and reward/s, if your contribution qualifies.
8.2. Payment method
Once you have confirmed the amount you wish to contribute, you will be re-directed to our payment gateway provider for making the payment. The terms and conditions of the payment gateway relating to the provision of the payment gateway services will apply to the payments you make using them. Please see the terms and conditions that will apply to the processing of the contribution. Any personal information you provide to the payment gateway providers will be processed in accordance with their privacy policies and not ours.
You may make contributions by different methods [this will include credit card/ debit cards/ e- wallets/ net banking and other forms of transferring money] and the payment gateway charges only in respect of foreign contributions shall be to the account of the Funder in case of a refund. A Funder may seek a refund only within 2 days of making a contribution.
8.3. Payment Gateway Fees payable by Funders
Please note that if you are paying in a currency other than INDIAN RUPEES you may be charged additional fees by the payment gateway OR your bank when making payment. If in doubt, please check the details of such fees before making any Funding.
8.4.1. If you are a Funder, you may seek a refund only within 2 days of making a contribution. Irrespective of the campaign period, no refunds shall be entertained in the last 15 days of the Campaign. By way of clarification, it is clarified that in case of campaigns that are for a period of 15 days or less, there shall be no refunds at all.
8.5. Funders Obligations
As a Funder, you are encouraged to provide feedback and rating on campaigns during contribution and if needed revise the same basing on the updates provided by the Campaign Owners. The ratings are aggregated and displayed as Crowd Rating of every campaign.
8.6. Publication and sharing of personal information relating to Funders with Campaign Owners
8.6.1. Unless you have selected the anonymous donation option, we publish the username of each Funder on the Campaign Profile Page and we share these details and each Contributor’s full name, email address and postal address with the applicable Campaign Owner for receipts and other regulatory purposes.
Section C: General Terms
Disclosing personal information
We caution against revealing any information from which you can be personally identified by other users such as your home or work contact details, your last name or where you live except in accordance with these Terms. We are neither responsible nor liable for any information exchanged by the Users or for any direct, indirect or consequential liabilities in respect of such information.
15.1 We may (but are not obliged to) monitor the use of the community facilities from time to time. However we still rely on you to inform us if you spot any abuse or inappropriate behaviour, in which case we may review specific postings. If you feel you have been threatened, damaged or abused in our community or via our communication systems or if you believe any infringement of your rights may have occurred through TatavGyan.com please contact us at [email protected]
15.2. We reserve the absolute right and discretion (but we are not obliged) to do any or all of the following:
15.3. If you disagree with a decision made by us, you should regardless of whether such content breaches these Terms not use the community facilities to dispute or argue about any decision we make. Any decision we make as to your appeal including removing or requesting the removal of any content or to terminate or suspend any accounts shall be final. The termination or suspension of an account shall apply to any and all user accounts that may have been used by a user.
16.1. We are under no obligation to become involved in disputes between any TatavGyan Members, or between Users and any third party arising in connection with the use of TatavGyan.com. We do not monitor and are not liable to you for the performance or punctuality of a new project nominated or wished by you.
16.2. We will co-operate with any law enforcement authorities in any investigations arising out of your dispute with another Community Member.
Section D: General provisions
17.1. The content & services available on TatavGyan.com are provided basis the following terms. In particular:
17.2. By using TatavGyan you acknowledge and accept the inherent risks, characteristics and limitations of the internet, particularly in terms of technical performance of TatavGyan.com, response times to view, verify or transfer information; and the risks inherent in all third party links, connections and transfers via the internet. Accordingly:
iii. We make no promises in respect of any harm that may be caused by the transmission of a computer virus, worm, time bomb, Trojan horse, cancel bot, logic bomb or any other form of programming routine designed to damage, destroy or otherwise impair a computer’s functionality or operation including transmission arising from your download of any content, software you use to download the content, TatavGyan.com or the server(s) that make it available. In this respect you agree that it is your responsibility to install suitable anti-virus and security software on your computer hardware and other devices to protect against any such bugs, viruses or other such harmful programming routines. Any content downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of TatavGyan.com is done at your own risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such content;
17.3. We will not be responsible or liable if we are prevented or delayed from complying with our obligations under these Terms by anything you (or anyone acting on your behalf) does or fails to do or due to events or circumstances beyond our control.
17.4. We shall not be liable to funders in any case the funds received from Funders are not used as per funder’s satisfaction or ineffectively used as per funders parameters for the purposes of achieving the Campaign. It would be a sole discretion of the project time to make the best use of the available time, money, and manpower to achieve the objective of the restoration project as per the satisfaction of the project team.
17.5. We shall not have any liability or role whatsoever once the project is over or closed.
17.6. IF YOU ARE A TATAVGYAN MEMBER you are liable whatsoever to other Users or any third party whosoever for any damage, injury or loss, including but not limited to loss of business; loss of income; indirect, special, incidental, consequential, punitive, exemplary or other similar loss or damages, arising from or in relation to the use or misuse of the Platform; or any breach of terms or non-performance of obligations under this Agreement.
You hereby agree and acknowledge that TatavGyan shall not be liable in the event the funding GOAL is not met; or ANY LOSSES RELATED TO ANY BUSINESS OF YOURS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOST DATA, PROFITS, REVENUE, SAVINGS, BUSINESS, OPPORTUNITY, GOODWILL, REPUTATION, BUSINESS INTERRUPTION OR ANY PURE ECONOMIC LOSS (IN EACH CASE, WHETHER SUCH LOSS IS DIRECT OR INDIRECT) or in case of any unforeseen technical glitches, including but not limited to website being down for maintenance, server errors, speed of website download, any viruses in the website etc., which may affect any transaction activity of any campaign; or pursuant to the exercise of any right to refuse, reject, prohibit, interrupt, suspend, cancel or remove any content, Campaign, campaign or contribution at any time and for any reason whatsoever.
You agree only to use TatavGyan.com in accordance with these Terms. You agree that you will compensate us (and our employees, officers, agents and suppliers) in full for any damages, losses, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees we incur that arise out of any breach by you of these Terms (including as a result of any UGD that you post to TatavGyan.com or any actions you take which disrupt access to and/or the functioning of TatavGyan.com) or any liability we incur as a result of the use of TatavGyan.com by you and any other person that uses your account with your permission or as a result of your negligence.
19.1. We respect the intellectual property rights of others, and we prohibit users of TatavGyan.com from submitting, uploading, posting or otherwise transmitting any materials that infringe or violate another person or organization’s intellectual property rights.
19.2. We aim to comply with clear notices of alleged copyright infringement. Additionally, it is our policy to terminate usage rights and any applicable accounts of TatavGyan Member we determine to be repeat infringers of others copyrights.
19.3. Content hosted on third-party websites accessible from TatavGyan.com is the responsibility of those websites, and not our responsibility. If you are the copyright owner of content hosted on a third-party website, and you have not authorized the use of your content, please contact the administrator of the hosting website directly to have the content removed.
If you have any general complaints or wish to request further information about TatavGyan.com, please contact us via email at [email protected]. We will write to you with the necessary information or look into your complaint & inform you of the outcome of our investigation as early as possible.
We reserve the right to amend, modify, replace at any time the terms of the Terms & conditions outlined above.