Terms of Use

1. BACKGROUND

1.1. The terms “We“/ “Us“/ “Our“/ “Company”/ “Vahura” individually and collectively refer to Legal Talent Management Private Limited, a private limited company incorporated under the Companies Act, 2013 and having its registered office at 1015 ‘B’ Wing, 10th Floor, Mittal Tower, M.G.Road Bengaluru, Karnataka – 560 001, India and the terms “You”/ ”Your”/ “User” refers to the users of the Website.

1.2. This document is an electronic record in terms of (i) Information Technology Act, 2000; (ii) the rules framed there under as applicable; and (iii) the amended provisions pertaining to electronic records in various statutes as amended by the Information Technology Act, 2000. This electronic record is generated by a computer system and does not require any physical or digital signatures.

1.3. This document is published in accordance with the provisions of Rule 3 (1) of the Information Technology (Intermediaries guidelines) Rules, 2011 that require publishing the rules and regulations, privacy policy and Terms of Use for access or usage of https://navigator.vahura.com/(“Website” or “Vahura Navigator”). These terms (“Terms of Use”) govern Your use of the Website and Services (as defined below) provided through Vahura Navigator. By using or visiting the Website, or by using any Content (as defined below) or information provided as part of the Website/Services, You shall be deemed to have read, understood and accepted to be bound by these Terms of Use. Please read this page carefully. If You do not accept the terms and conditions stated herein, we would request You to exit this site. The Company reserves the right to revise these Terms of Use at any time by updating this posting. Any such modifications will become effective immediately upon posting on the Website and Your continued use of the Website, and/or the Services constitutes Your agreement to such modifications. You should visit this page periodically to re-appraise yourself of the Terms of Use, because they are binding on all Users of this Website.

2. REGISTRATION OF USERS

2.1. Users who are “competent/capable” of contracting within the meaning of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 shall be eligible to use Our Services. Users who are minors are not eligible to use Our Services. Vahura reserves the right to terminate Your subscription and /or refuse to provide You with access to the Services if it is discovered that You are under the age of 18 years or any information provided by You is inaccurate.

2.2. You will have to be a registered User of the Website in order to avail all the Services. You will have to open an account by completing the registration process by providing Us with current, complete and accurate information as prompted by the applicable registration form. You shall also choose a password and a user name for Your account (“User Account”). Upon completing the registration process, You shall receive Vahura Navigator user ID, and password that You may need in order to access and use the Services made available through the Website. You shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of Your username, account password and You shall be responsible for any and all activities that occur in connection with Your User Account. Under no circumstances shall Vahura be liable for any loss or damage arising from Your failure to comply with this clause. By using the Services You warrant that all the data provided by You while registering onto the Website is accurate and complete.

2.3. While creating Your account, You shall not impersonate any third party to create or use an account for anyone other than Yourself OR provide an email address other than Your own OR create multiple accounts.

2.4. You shall not allow: (a) any other person to share Your User Account; (b) any part of the Website being cached in proxy servers and accessed by individuals who have not registered as Users of the Website.

3. SERVICES

3.1. Vahura Navigator is an online e-learning platform that offers mentorship programs through various courses and sessions which guides and helps law students and young lawyers make an entry into the legal profession (“Services”).

3.2. Access to and use of the Services will be internet based. You will be responsible for obtaining Internet connectivity and paying all fees in connection with it. In addition, You must procure all equipment necessary to ensure access to the Internet and to be able to use the Services and download and listen to and/or view the Content, including, but not limited to, compatible mobile handsets, tablets, personal computers, television, routers, and internet access services.
3.3. Vahura reserves the right to change or suspend any aspect of the Services at any time including, but not limited to, the nature of the Services offered, databases, hours of availability, and software needed for access or use. Vahura also reserves the right to permit or restrict any User’s access to the Services in its sole and absolute discretion.

4. TERMS AND CONDITIONS WITH RESPECT TO PROVISION OF EDUCATIONAL VIDEOS AND SUCH OTHER CONTENT

4.1. As part of the Services offered through the Website, Vahura enables the Users to listen and view educational content in the form of videos and/or audios (“AV Educational Content”) through the Website. The Users will be able to access and use and download certain educational content in the form of documents (“Document Educational Content”). The AV Educational Content and the Document Educational Content shall together constitute and be referred to as “Educational Content”.

4.2. Notwithstanding anything else in this Terms of Use, the method in which Vahura provides the Educational Content shall be subject to change at all times at its sole discretion.

4.3. We grant You a non-exclusive, non-transferable, restricted, revocable and limited right to use the AV Educational Content only for Your personal use in accordance with this Terms of Use. The same shall not be used for any commercial purposes.

4.4. The Document Educational Content available on the Website is licensed as Creative Commons CCBY and the Users may use the same in accordance to the CCBY licensing terms available here.

4.5. You must comply with all applicable copyright and other laws in connection with Your access to and use of the Educational Content. You shall not redistribute, transmit, assign, sell, broadcast, rent, share, lend, modify, adapt, edit, sublicense or otherwise transfer or use the AV Educational Content, unless otherwise allowed under this Terms of Use. We do not grant You any synchronization, public performance, promotional use, commercial sale, resale, reproduction, rental or distribution rights in the AV Educational Content made available on Vahura Navigator.

4.6. You shall not violate the copyright and any other intellectual property rights in the AV Educational Content made available on the Website by any means and for any purpose. You acknowledge that Vahura derives its rights to use the AV Educational Content and other materials offered on the Website from education experts, consultants and such other third parties. You further acknowledge that Vahura shall have the ownership and all rights in such AV Educational Content and You shall not infringe the rights of Vahura in any manner, including without limitation, reverse engineering, decompiling, disassembling or otherwise tampering with such AV Educational Content.

4.7. You shall not create any derivative works of any nature of the AV Educational Content without the prior written consent of Vahura, even if such derivative works are not meant for commercial use.

4.8. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF/DOWNLOAD AND ACCESS TO THE EDUCATIONAL CONTENT IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE EDUCATIONAL CONTENT IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND AN “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATION OR WARRANTY THAT ANY EDUCATIONAL CONTENT OR SUCH OTHER MATERIAL ASSOCIATED WITH SUCH EDUCATIONAL CONTENT DISPLAYED ON OR OFFERED THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE ACCURATE, COMPLETE, APPROPRIATE OR RELIABLE. WE ALSO MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES THAT THE EDUCATIONAL CONTENT MADE AVAIABLE ON THE WEBSITE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS AND/OR YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE EDUCATIONAL CONTENT WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE, FREE OF VIRUSES, MALICIOUS CODE, OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR OTHERWISE SECURE.

5. PAYMENTS AND PRICING

5.1. Please note that the credit card / debit card / net banking payment gateway is maintained, operated and processed by the online payment gateway services provider(s) (“OPGSPs”) engaged by the Company. You agree and acknowledge that the Company bears no responsibility for payment made by credit card /debit card /net banking to avail the Service(s) through the Website. Further, You hereby agree to comply with any other additional terms and conditions that may be prescribed by the OPGSPs for processing the online payments made by You on the Website. The Company is not liable for any actions under this payment mechanism.

5.2. You understand, accept and agree that the payment facility provided by the Company is neither a banking nor financial service. You further agree that while availing any of the payment options as specified above, We will not be responsible or assume any liability whatsoever in respect of any loss or damage arising directly or indirectly to You due to: (a) lack of authorization for any transactions; or (b) any payment issues arising out of the transaction; or (c) decline of such transaction for any reason.

5.3. You agree, understand and confirm that the credit card / debit card / net banking details provided by You for availing of the Service(s) through the Website shall be correct and accurate and You shall not use the credit card / debit card / net banking account which is not lawfully owned by You, i.e. in a credit card / debit card / net banking transaction, You must use Your own credit card / debit card / net banking account. You further agree and undertake to provide the correct and valid credit card / debit card / net banking account. Further, the said information will not be utilised and shared by Vahura with any third parties unless required for fraud verifications or by law, regulation or court order. Vahura shall not be liable for any credit card / debit card / net banking account fraud. The liability for use of a credit card / debit card / net banking account fraudulently shall be on You and the onus to “prove otherwise” shall be exclusively on You.

5.4. Vahura has exercised due care and attention to ensure accurate description and pricing of Services that are being offered through the Website. However, despite Our best efforts, certain Services offered via the Website may be mispriced or the description of the Service(s) may be inaccurate. Vahura does not and cannot confirm the price of the Service(s) until You place an order to avail such Services through the Website. In the event, the Services offered via the Website are mispriced or the description of the Services is inaccurate, Vahura shall have the right, at its sole discretion, to refuse or cancel any orders placed by You for such Service(s). In the event the Service(s) are incorrectly priced, Vahura may, at its discretion, either contact You for instructions or cancel Your order and notify You of such cancellation. Vahura shall have the right to modify the price of such Service(s) at any time at its sole discretion and contact You for further instructions using the e-mail address provided by You while registering onto the Website or cancel the order and notify You of such cancellation. Vahura shall not be liable at any time for any such error or omission with regard to the pricing and/or description of the Services offered via the Website.

5.5. Prices for Services displayed on Our Website are provided in Indian rupees. The pricing and/or availability of Services shall be subject to change at the sole discretion of Vahura, without providing any notice to the Users.

6. FRADULENT OR DECLINED TRANSACTIONS

6.1. Vahura reserves the right to recover the cost of the Service(s), collection charges and attorney fees (in the event a claim is being made against the Company) from You if You are found using a credit card / debit card / net banking account or any means of payment fraudulently. In such an event, Vahura reserves the right to initiate legal proceedings against You for fraudulent use of the Website and any other unlawful acts or acts or omissions in breach of these Terms of Use. You shall be liable to indemnify Vahura against any costs, damages, claims or other demands in relation to violation of any of Your obligations under the Terms of Use. Please note that all payments shall become due and payable on placing the orders.

7. REFUND POLICY

7.1. Fees once paid through OPGSPs shall not be refunded except in case of multiple times debiting of a User’s Card/Bank Account due to a technical error OR User’s account being debited with excess amount in a single transaction due to a technical error. In such cases, the aggrieved User will have to make an application to the Grievance Officer for refund along with the transaction number and original payment receipt if any, generated at the time of making payments. The application will be processed manually. If after verification, the claim is found valid, the amount received in excess will be refunded within a period of 10 (ten) working days.

8. COPYRIGHT

8.1. All Content included on the Website are delivered to Users as part of the Services, including but not limited to, text, graphics, logos, designs, photographs, audio/video content, button icons, images, data compilations is the property of Vahura, and is protected by the applicable intellectual property laws. The compilation of all Content on this Website is the exclusive property of Vahura. You agree not to decompile, reverse engineer or disassemble any Content accessible through the Website, not to insert any code or product or manipulate the Content of the Website in any way that affects the user’s experience, and not to use any data mining, data gathering or extraction method. We reserve the right to terminate Our engagement if We, in our sole and absolute discretion, believe that You are in violation of this clause.

8.2. Vahura’s Content available on or via the Website, are provided to You AS IS for Your information and personal use only and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of Vahura. Vahura reserves all rights, not expressly granted in and to the Website.

9. TRADEMARKS

9.1. The Website, including, but not limited to its graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts and service names constitute trade dress of Vahura. The trademarks, domain names of Vahura shall not be used in connection with any product or service that is not affiliated with Vahura, in any manner that is likely to (a) cause confusion among Users or potential Users; or (b) dilute the rights of Vahura; or (c) to disparage or discredit Vahura.

10. WARRANTY FOR YOUR SUBMISSION ON THE WEBSITE

10.1. As between You and Vahura, You own the information You provide to Vahura, and You may request its deletion at any time. Any information You submit to Us is at Your own risk. By providing information to Us, You represent and warrant that You are entitled to submit such information and the same is not confidential and not in violation of any law, contractual restrictions or other third party rights (including any intellectual property rights).

11. PROMOTIONAL COMMUNICATIONS

11.1. As a condition of Your use of the Website, the Website will require Your permission to send You administrative and promotional emails. We will send You information regarding Your account activity and purchases, as well as updates about Our Services and promotional offers. You can opt out of Our promotional emails sent through third party distribution lists anytime by clicking the UNSUBSCRIBE link at the bottom of any of Our email correspondences. We shall have no responsibility in any manner whatsoever regarding any promotional emails or SMS sent to You. The offers made in those promotional emails or SMS shall be subject to change at the sole discretion of Vahura and Vahura owes no responsibility to provide You any information regarding such change.

12. ACCEPTABLE WEBSITE USE

12.1. Security Rules: Users are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Website, including, without limitation, (1) accessing data not intended for such user or logging into a server or account which the User is not authorised to access, (2) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorisation, (3) attempting to interfere with Service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus or “Trojan horse” to the Website, overloading, “flooding”, “mail bombing” or “crashing”, or (4) sending unsolicited electronic mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services, or (5) claim a relationship with or to speak for any individual, business, association, institution, or other organization for which You are not authorized to claim such a relationship, or (6) attempt to gain unauthorized access to any hardware or software systems or networks associated with the Services, or obtain any services or information not intentionally made available to You by the Company on or through the Website, or (7) attempt to gain unauthorized access to the account of any other user or entity, or otherwise interfere with any other user’s or entity’s use of the Website Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. Vahura will have the right to investigate occurrences that they suspect as involving such violations and will have the right to involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations.

12.2. General Rules: Users may not use the Website in order to transmit, distribute, store or destroy material (a) that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence or violate any applicable law or regulation, (b) in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy or publicity of other personal rights of others, or (c) that is libellous, defamatory, pornographic, profane, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful.

12.3. Furthermore, You acknowledge and agree that You will not create disputes with other users of the Services, collect or store personal data about other users of the Services, transmit any material or content that contains viruses or any other computer code that might interrupt, limit or interfere with the functionality of the Services or post any content that disparages or insults any other User or Vahura.

13. INDEMNITY

13.1. You unilaterally agree to indemnify and hold harmless, without objection, Vahura, its officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any claims, actions and/or demands and/or liabilities and/or losses and/or damages whatsoever arising from or resulting from their use of the Website or their breach of the terms and conditions specified under this Terms of Use document.

14. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY AND DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTY

14.1. The Website, the Services and each portion thereof are provided “as is” without warranties of any kind either express or implied. To the fullest extent possible pursuant to Applicable Laws of India, We disclaim all warranties, express or implied, with respect to the Website, the Services and each portion thereof, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement or other violation of rights.

14.2. For the purpose of this Terms of Use, “Applicable Law” shall mean, any statute, law, regulation, ordinance, rule, judgment, notification, rule of common law, order, decree, bye-law, government approval, directive, guideline, requirement or other governmental restriction, or any similar form of decision of, or determination by, or any interpretation, policy or administration, having the force of law of any of the foregoing, by any authority in India having jurisdiction over the matter in question, whether in effect as of the date of these Terms of Use or thereafter.

14.3. You agree that Vahura shall not be liable for any damages arising from interruption, suspension or termination of Service, including but not limited to direct or/and indirect or/and incidental or/and special consequential or/and exemplary damages, whether such interruption or/and suspension or/and termination was justified or not, negligent or intentional, inadvertent or advertent.

14.4. You further agree that Vahura shall not be responsible or liable to You, or anyone, for the statements or conduct of any third party of the Service. In sum, in no event shall Vahura’s total liability to You for all damages or/and losses or/and causes of action exceed the amount paid by the You to Vahura, if any, that is related to the cause of action.

14.5. If You are dissatisfied or harmed by this Website or anything related to the Website, You may terminate these Terms of Use in accordance with the provision for ‘termination’ provided below.

14.6. Vahura does not guarantee that the Website will function without interruption or errors in functioning. In particular, the operation of the Website may be interrupted due to maintenance updates, or system or network failures. In the event of interruption in accessing the Website due to the above mentioned reasons, Vahura shall inform You of the same, and Vahura disclaims all liability with respect to delay in provision of Services due to the same.

15. NO LIABILITY

15.1. In no event shall Vahura be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitations, incidental and consequential damages, lost profits, or damage to computer hardware or loss of data information or business interruption) resulting from the use or inability to use the Website and the Website material, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not, such organization or entities were advised of the possibility of such damages.

16. ADVERTISEMENT AND THIRD-PARTY CONTENT

16.1. From time to time, We may incorporate advertisements, information, features and services provided by other users or third parties (hereinafter referred to as “Third Party Content”). We do not endorse, guarantee, or make any representations or warranties regarding the quality, availability or completeness of any Third Party Content, or its compliance with any law, rule or regulation. Subject to the terms of the applicable service or other applicable agreements, we may remove Third Party Content upon written request by its owner or licensor. You may refer to the terms of use and privacy policy applicable to such Third Party Content prior to using it.

17. LINKS TO THE OTHER SITES

17.1. Our website may contain links to third party websites and are governed by their respective terms of use and privacy policy. These Terms and Conditions are applicable only to the use of our Website. We shall in no way be responsible in way for Your use of such third party websites.

18. TERMINATION

18.1. Vahura may terminate these Terms of Use immediately without notice in the event of any breach by You of these Terms of Use or any of our applicable policies, as posted on the Website from time to time or upon a misuse of the Services by You.

18.2. You may terminate these Terms of Use, for any or no reason, at any point in time.

18.3. In the event of any termination or expiration of these Terms of Use, the following sections of these Terms of Use shall survive: all provisions regarding ownership of intellectual property, indemnification, disclaimer of warranties and limitations of liability, fraud or abuse, governing law and dispute resolution and the provisions of this section.

18.4. You agree that upon the termination of these Terms of Use, We may delete all information related to You with respect to the Services availed by You.

19. SEVERABILITY

19.1. If any part of the Terms of Use for Services are determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable laws of India, including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed to be superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the Terms of Use for Services shall continue in effect.

20. GOVERNING LAW

20.1. These Terms of Use shall be governed by and constructed in accordance with the applicable laws of India without reference to conflict of laws principles. The courts in Bangalore, India shall have the exclusive jurisdiction to determine any disputes arising in relation to, or under these Terms of Use.

21. GRIEVANCE OFFICER 21.1. In accordance with the Information Technology Act, 2000 and rules made there under, the name and contact details of the Grievance Officer are provided below:

Name: Ms. Arpita Singh
Phone No: +91-11 – 49005600
E-mail Address: arpita@vahura.com
Postal Address: # 506, 5th Floor, DLF Courtyard, Saket, New Delhi – 110 017, India.

These Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy available here & here apply to You when You are accessing or using the Vahura Navigator platform only, in addition to the general Terms of Use available here. In the event of any conflict between the provisions of the general Terms of Use and these Terms of Use, the provisions of these Terms of Use shall prevail in relation to Your access and use of Vahura Navigator.
In the event You access or use any other services or platform of Vahura including but not limited to Vahura Onboard, their respective terms and policies would apply in addition to the general Terms of Use.