AlmaConnect Solutions Private Limited, (hereinafter referred as “AlmaConnect” which expression shall, unless repugnant to the context or meaning thereof, be deemed to include its affiliates, parent company, legal representatives and permitted assigns) provides you, i.e. the User (hereinafter referred to as the “User”) with access to its content, resources, tools for communication, public forums, commerce platforms, and other services through www.almaconnect.com (hereinafter referred to as the “Service").
The Terms of Service contained in this document govern the Service and its usage by the User and at all times these Terms of Service shall refer to include all amendments, related policies, operating rules, etc., as may be published by AlmaConnect on www.almaconnect.com.
The Service is provided to the User, subject to these Terms of Service which comprise the entire agreement between the User and AlmaConnect. BY COMPLETING THE REGISTRATION PROCESS/CLICKING THE "SUBMIT" BUTTON/USING THE SERVICE, USER UNEQUIVOCABLY AGREES TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF SERVICE, AS UPDATED FROM TIME TO TIME.
AlmaConnect reserves the right to change, add or remove any of the Terms of Service at any time without prior notice, which shall become applicable immediately upon posting. User is solely responsible for regularly reviewing these Terms of Service including all changes/modifications if any incorporated by AlmaConnect from time to time. Continued use of the Service by the User, shall constitute his/her acceptance of the amended Terms of Service.
a. AlmaConnect reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service or any part of thereof, without any obligation to give any prior notice to the User. The User agrees that AlmaConnect shall not be liable to the User or any third-party for any modification or discontinuance of the Service;
b. AlmaConnect reserves the right to move the Content (as defined in clause 4) from one domain to another, within its Network.
Services offered through www.almaconnect.com aim to connect the alumni of a
College/university with their alma mater and/or with each other, with those from other College(s)/university(ies)
with professionals Users. This shall help in enriching the User’s social as well as professional life.
Working model of www.almaconnect.com is as follows:
a. College/University (“Alma Mater”) or an alumni or an alumni group (hereinafter collectively referred to as the “Group Founder”), as the case may be can joins www.almaconnect.com. There are different payment plans for joining www.almaconnect.com and the Services available for the Alma Mater and/or its alumni, are as per the payment plan opted by the Group Founder .Post joining www.almaconnect.com, AlmaConnect shall make a distinctive interactive group for the Group Founder . on www.almaconnect.com and the Group Founder .can invite its Alma Mater and other alumni to join the group by creating their log-in user id and password to make use of the Services. The alumni who have already accepted the Group Founder’s .invitation to join the group on www.almaconnect.com may further invite other alumni to join the group.
b. AlmaConnect will try on it’s end to invite more alumni & get them signed up too
c. Depending on the payment plan opted for by Group Founder ., AlmaConnect may customize its group, as per the requirements of the Group Founder . The payment plans and the features of such plan may change/discontinue from time to time at the sole discretion of AlmaConnect..
d. Certain payment plans allow the group to be monitored by the designated personnel of the payee
e. In no event shall any responsibility regarding the Content (defined hereinafter) lie on AlmaConnect.
f. In case of access of the Content to other Users including commercial driven third party users such as recruitment agencies, other service/product providers, etc., User gives his/her/their implied and absolute permission for such access by joining the group/using the Service.
The Service may include interactive groups, directory listing of the Users, e-mail services, message boards, online chat areas, online polls, posting of jobs, posting of photographs, news groups, forums, communities and/or other message or communication facilities designed to enable you to communicate with others (hereinafter collectively referred to as the "Tools for Communication").
The contents of the Services are intended for the User’s personal use.All materials published on the Services (including, but not limited to news articles, photographs, text, images, illustrations, audio clips and video clips, hereinafter referred to as the "Content") are protected by copyright, and owned or controlled by AlmaConnect or the party credited as the provider/owner of the Content. You shall abide by all additional copyright notices, information, or restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the Service. For more detail on the Intellectual Property Rights on the Content please refer to Section 9 herein.
We also disclaim any liability for the Content which is licensed to us by third parties and are not liable for any delays, inaccuracies, errors or omissions in any such Content, or in the transmission or delivery of all or any part thereof, or for any damages arising therefrom.Our network of websites including www.almaconnect.com and the mobile applications (if any) may contain links to other related World Wide Web Internet sites, resources, and advertisers. Since we are not responsible for the availability of these outside resources, or their contents, you should direct any concerns regarding any external link to the site administrator or webmaster of such site.
You as the User shall be responsible and liable for the Content posted/created by you on www.almaconnect.com.
The Service may include the capability to make comments, bulletin boards, discussion groups and other areas or features that allow feedback, comments and input of Content by you. While AlmaConnect does not control the Content posted on social forums by the User, it reserves the right (which it may exercise at its sole discretion without notice) to delete, move or edit the messages, comments, etc. and to terminate User’s/s’ access to and use of the Services.
AlmaConnect reserves the right to delete, move, or edit the messages, comments, submissions, Content that it, in its sole discretion, deems abusive, defamatory, obscene, in violation of copyright or trademark laws or any other applicable laws, or otherwise unacceptable.
By submitting the Content on any afore mentioned forums, User agrees to indemnify and hold harmless AlmaConnect from all claims, costs and expenses (including legal expenses) arising out of any liability due to Content posted by the User.
By submitting Content on www.almaconnect.com, the User is granting AlmaConnect a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty free non-exclusive licence to reproduce, modify, translate, make available, distribute and sub-license the Content in whole or in part, and in any form. This may include personal information such as the User’s/s’ Registration Information and Content including expressions of opinion.
It is not possible for AlmaConnect to fully and effectively monitor infringement of third-party rights. If the User believes that any Content infringes his/her legal rights, he/she should notify AlmaConnect immediately using the contact address: email@example.com
(i) As a condition of use of the Service, The User shall:
a. Provide true, accurate, current and complete information about himself/herself as required by the Service's registration form (such data being the "Registration Information "). User shall be solely responsible for this Registration Information and under no condition is AlmaConnect liable for their loss, misuse or theft;
b. Maintain and promptly update the Registration Information to keep it accurate, current and complete. If the User provides any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, AlmaConnect has the right to terminate the user account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service;
c. AlmaConnect reserves the right to use / disclose the aggregate Registration Information to third parties in accordance with Clause 4(g) herein;
d. As part of the subscription or usage of the Services or account creation process, User may be required create login credentials by selecting a password and providing an e-mail address. User shall be solely responsible for such login credentials and under no condition is AlmaConnect liable for their loss, misuse or theft of the same;
e. Each subscription shall be for a single User only. User is advised not to share his/her subscription details and login credentials with anyone else;
f. User shall notify AlmaConnect vide an email to firstname.lastname@example.org regarding any known or suspected unauthorized use(s) of his/her account/subscription, or any known or suspected breach of security, including loss, theft, or unauthorized disclosure of his/her password or credit;
g. User shall follow all local applicable laws regarding age limits for subscription to the Services or any part
h. User is responsible for all usage or activity of and through his/her account on the Service, including use of the account by any third party. Any fraudulent, abusive, or otherwise illegal activity may be grounds for termination of the User’s account, at AlmaConnect’s sole discretion, and AlmaConnect may refer you to appropriate law enforcement agencies;
i. AlmaConnect and/or third parties may, from time to time, send email messages to Users containing advertisements, special promotions, and other marketing materials ("Email Marketing Programs") based on the agreed terms between AlmaConnect and its selected partner(s). AlmaConnect also offers Users permission-based email services. Users must decide to "opt-in" to our email services through a link on the AlmaConnect site before they receive any email services, newsletters, special promotions or other marketing materials ("Opt-In Email Programs"). AlmaConnect has the right to partner with any email marketers to provide these Email Marketing Programs or Opt-In Email Programs;
(ii) User agrees not to use the Service to:
a. Obstruct or hinder the use and enjoyment of the Service by other Users;
b. Intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations; including, but not limited to, any rules of any national or other securities exchange, including, without limitation, the New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ, and any regulations having the force of law;
c. Impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;
d. Interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or defy any requirements, regulations or guidelines of networks connected to the Service;
e. Transmit or otherwise make available any material in connection with surveys, chain letters, junk email, spamming, contests, pyramid schemes, or any duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise);
f. Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content that is unlawful, damaging, intimidating, hostile, offensive, harassing, defamatory, improper, obscene, vulgar, invasive of another's privacy, caste related, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;
g. Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content protected by any patent, trademark, copyright or other intellectual proprietary laws unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents to do the same;
h. Upload files that contain viruses, worms, corrupted files or any other similar software or programs designed to disrupt, damage or limit the operation of any computer or telecommunications equipment or property of another;
i. Stalk or otherwise harass other users or collect or store personal data about other Users;
j. Advertise, promote or offer to sell or buy any goods or services for any business purpose unless the Service specifically allows such messages or transactions;
k. Reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion, use or access of the Service;
l. harm minors in any way;
m. forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Services or develop restricted or password-only access pages, or hidden pages or images (those not linked to from another accessible page);
n. upload, post or otherwise transmit any Content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);
o. disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to "scroll" faster than other Users of the Services are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other Users' ability to engage in real time exchanges;
p. promote or provide instructional information about illegal activities, promote physical harm or injury against any group or individual, or promote any act of cruelty to animals. This may include, but is not limited to, providing instructions on how to assemble bombs, grenades and other weapons, and creating "Crush" sites.
In view of the global nature of the world wide web, the User understands and agrees that technical processing of tools of communication is (and may be) required to send and receive messages, to correspond / conform to the technical requirements of connecting networks, to correspond / conform to the limitations of the Service, or to correspond / conform to other, similar technical requirements.
a.1 PAYMENT PROCESSING: By opting for payment processing, the event registration fee will be processed directly by AlmaConnect Payment Gateway Partners. AlmaConnect will collect the money on behalf of the organizer from each of the buyers and and will deduct AlmaConnect service fee from the collected amount and pass rest of the money to the Organizer within 5 Business days form the end of event day by Electronic fund transfer to the given bank account. ( i ) It is the responsibility of the organizer to communicate its refund policy to Buyers via the event page. ( ii ) Any chargebacks initiated by the buyer with respect to an event shall be charged back to the organizer of that event. All the issues, disputes and communication regarding the chargebacks are between the buyer and the Organizer of such event. AlmaConnect is not responsible for it. Hence, organizer is agree to fully indemnify AlmaConnect and its associates, affiliates for any chargeback issue.
a.2 CHANGE OF EVENT: If an event for which tickets are sold or already have been sold can be cancelled or changed (regarding date, time, venue or other important points), the organizer is responsible for making all these changes.
AlmaConnect undertakes accounting for the organizer and holds the money on a separate bank account. The organizer
authorizes AlmaConnect to do so. AlmaConnect transfers the money received according to service pricing minus the
fees payable to AlmaConnect within 5 working days to the organizer. The money has to be transferred to a bank
account located in the country where the event took place and issued on the name of the organizer. For recurring
events, AlmaConnect reserves the right to pay out money before the event. AlmaConnect reserves the right to change
the number of days to transfer money to the event organizer at any time without notice. The organizer is aware of
the risk that specific payment methods (direct debiting or credit card) can be reversed by the ticket buyers. The
organizer bears this risk alone. If transactions are reversed after the payment to the organizer, these costs plus a
fee for the reversed transaction charged to the organizer.
The organizer is obliged to raise objections, if any, against the accounts of AlmaConnect within four weeks after issue of the account. If not, the account is considered as being approved.
a.4 PREVENTION AGAINST FRAUD / MISUSAGE:
If the organizer arouses suspicion of misuse of AlmaConnect services, AlmaConnect has the right to deactivate the
ticketed event of the organizer and to stop the ticket selling. In particular, a suspicion of misuse of the
AlmaConnect services is on hand, if it comes to attention before the event that the event shall not (or not in the
way as stated in the ticket shop) take place; or illegal or immoral events shall take place. or If the organizer
arouses suspicion of misusing of AlmaConnect services, AlmaConnect has the right to delay the payout to the
organizer even after 5 to 7 days for further 60 days. Within these 60 days AlmaConnect will check if an improper use
of the AlmaConnect-Websites and / or AlmaConnect-Services occurred.
If a transaction arouses suspicious and if it is brought to AlmaConnect's notice, AlmaConnect reserves the right to suspend/pause/hold/cancel that transaction event without informing the organizer and organizer can't claim that money from AlmaConnect until AlmaConnect completes its own investigation to ensure that the transaction in question in not fraudulent.
a.5 WARRANTY OF THE ORGANIZER: The organizer warrants to AlmaConnect, that (i) there is no agreement between the organizer and a venue, or the owner or user of a venue, or a third party, which affects the organizer's use of the AlmaConnect-Services in accordance with these terms, (ii) the organizer is allowed to enter into this agreement with AlmaConnect, including the right to authorize AlmaConnect in accordance to these terms to act as an agent and to sell tickets for events of the organizer.
a.6 DUTIES OF ORGANIZER:
The organizer has the duty to inform AlmaConnect immediately about unavailability or malfunctions of the
The organizer has the obligation to inform AlmaConnect immediately about every change of his name, company name, address, legal form or bank details in written form or via E-Mail. The organizer shall not use the AlmaConnect-Services for illegal or immoral events such as political or religious extremism, pornographic, or violent events.
The organizer shall not use the AlmaConnect-Services to upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Information that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortuous, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable; The organizer shall not use the AlmaConnect-Services to harm minors in any way; The organizer shall not impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, an AlmaConnect representative, forum leader, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent its affiliation with a person or entity; The organizer shall not forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Information transmitted through the Service;
a.7 DURATION: Furthermore, AlmaConnect has the exclusive right to cancel this agreement regarding the provision of AlmaConnect-Services in case of an important reason. In particular such an important reasons shall exist, if the organizer has contravened against important provisions of these terms; or the organizer has filed for bankruptcy, insolvency proceedings have been started or the start of the insolvency proceedings has been dismissed in default of assets; or circumstances occur that the organizer can not fulfill his contractual obligations against AlmaConnect or third parties in default of assets, and "in addition" the organizer gives no proof of sufficient assets within 30 days after request by AlmaConnect to do so.
a.8 RESTRICTION FOR THE USAGE OF ALMACONNECT SERVICES:
a. Unless otherwise stated, copyright and all intellectual property rights relating to the Services and the Content
presented on www.almaconnect.com (including but not limited to text, audio,
video or graphical images posted by the Users), trademarks and logos appearing on therein are the exclusive property
of AlmaConnect and are protected under the applicable Indian laws. User agrees not to use any trademark or logo or
other proprietary information of AlmaConnect; or remove, conceal or obliterate any copyright or other proprietary
notice or any credit-line or date-line on other mark or source identifier included on the www.almaconnect.com / Service, including without limitation, the size,
location or style of all proprietary marks. Any infringement shall be vigorously defended and pursued to the fullest
extent permitted by law.
b. AlmaConnect grants permission to the Users only for accessing and make personal use of the Service and the User agrees not to, directly or indirectly download or modify / alter / change / amend / vary / transform / revise / translate / copy / publish / distribute or otherwise disseminate any Content on Service, or any portion of it; or delete or fail to display any promotional taglines included in the Service, either directly or indirectly, except with the express written consent of AlmaConnect. However, the User may print or download extracts from these pages for his/her personal / individual, non-commercial use only. The User must not retain any copies of these pages saved to disk or to any other storage medium except for the purposes of using the same for subsequent viewing purposes or to print extracts for personal / individual use.
c. AlmaConnect forbids the User from any attempts to misuse the Service, in contradiction to their payment plan and the applicable laws, including the misuse of any part of the Service and Content, any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of the Service provided through www.almaconnect.com or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of any other merchant; any renting, leasing, or otherwise transferring rights to the Service / Content; displaying the name, logo, trademark or other identifier of another person in such a manner as to give the viewer the impression that such other person is a publisher or distributor of the Service, or any data gathering or extraction tools; or any use of meta tags. You may not (whether directly or through the use of any software program) create a database in electronic or structured manual form by regularly or systematically downloading and storing all or any part of the pages from the www.almaconnect.com.
d. No part of the Service may be reproduced or transmitted to or stored in any other web site/mobile application, nor may any of its pages or part thereof be disseminated in any electronic or non-electronic form, nor included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or service without prior written permission from AlmaConnect.
a. Services or part thereof may be made available to the User upon subscription by the User for the same. Even if
certain Services are currently being offered by AlmaConnect, free of charge, the User agrees and acknowledges that
future the subscription of the Service may carry any subscription fee or charge.
b. AlmaConnect reserves the right at any time to increase/decrease/apply/diminish the subscription fee for access to portions of the Services or the Services as a whole. However, in no event will the User be charged for access to the Services unless AlmaConnect obtains his/her prior agreement to subscribe to such Service(s).
c.If at any time AlmaConnect requires a subscription fee for portions of the Services that are now free, AlmaConnect will give the User an advance notice of such fees. Thereafter, the User may cancel his/her account at any time. User shall pay all fees and charges incurred through his/her account at the rates in effect for the billing period in which such fees and charges are incurred, including, but not limited to charges for any digital products or services offered for sale through the Services by AlmaConnect or by any other vendor or service provider. All fees and charges shall be billed to and paid by the User. User shall pay all applicable taxes relating to use of the Services through his/her account.
d. AlmaConnect reserves the right to change prices and subscription fees at any time. AlmaConnect will notify the User in advance if the regular rate of a product/service changes from what was stated at the time of the User’s placing of the order. User will have the opportunity to accept the new price or cancel his/her subscription or purchase from that point forward. If a stated price is erroneously determined by AlmaConnect in its sole discretion, AlmaConnect will not be under any obligation to offer the product/service at that price to the User. AlmaConnect will notify the User of the error within 30 days of his/her order and give him/her the opportunity to cancel his/her order and obtain a refund if payment has already been made.
e. Kindly note that any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the User purchases
subscription to that Service.
f. Additional Costs
(i) If the subscription for certain Service includes access to areas that contain other products/services, the User may have to pay additional fees to fully access those products/services. These additional charges will be clearly stated.
(ii) When the User uses the Service, he/she may incur other additional charges, such as telecommunications fees,
fees or service provider fees. User is solely responsible for paying all such charges.
(iii) In the event the User believes that someone else has used his/her account or that he/she is being charged for a product/service he/she did not order/use, please contact AlmaConnect at email@example.com
When the User subscribes to any chargeable Service or purchases a standalone product, AlmaConnect will charge or debit his/her payment method at the time of placing of order by the User.
a. AlmaConnect shall not be liable, at any time for any, direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special,
consequential, indirect, damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business projects, damage to
User’s computer system or damages for loss of profits, damages for loss of use, data or profits, arising out of or
any way connected with the use or performance of www.almaconnect.com/Services/Content, with the delay or inability
use www.almaconnect.com/Services/Content or related services, the provision of or failure to provide Services, or
any information, software, products, services and related graphics obtained through
www.almaconnect.com/Services/Content, or otherwise arising out of the use of the
arising in contract, tort or otherwise from the use of or inability to use the Service, or any of its Content, or
any act or omissions a result of using www.almaconnect.com or any such contents or for any failure of performance,
error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communications
line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorised access to, alteration of, or use of information contained on
b. No representations, warranties or guarantees whatsoever are made by AlmaConnect as to the (a) accuracy, adequacy, reliability, completeness, suitability or applicability of the information to a particular situation; (b) that the Service will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free; (c) the quality of any products, Services, Content, information, or other material purchased or obtained from the Service will meet your expectations or requirements; or (d) any errors in the Service will be corrected.
a. In accordance with clause 4(g), AlmaConnect may allow certain third party vendors/service providers to provide
the Users with information about their products and services.
a. AlmaConnect may, in its sole discretion, terminate or suspend the User’s access to all or part of the Services for any reason, including, without limitation, breach or assignment of these Terms of Service. AlmaConnect reserves the right to block IPs from accessing its server(s).
a. These Terms of Service have been made in and shall be construed and enforced in accordance with Indian laws. User
irrevocably agrees that the courts at New Delhi in India shall (subject to the paragraph below) have exclusive
jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under, or in connection with these Terms of Service or
legal relationship established by them, and for those purposes irrevocably submit all disputes to the jurisdiction
the India courts.
b. For the exclusive benefit of AlmaConnect, AlmaConnect shall also retain the right to bring proceedings as to the substance of the matter in the courts of the country/State of the User’s residence or, where these Terms of Service are entered into in the course of his/her trade or profession, the country of his/her principal place of business. In the event the User identifies or suspects any adverse effect to the Services/Content/Intellectual Property, he/she should immediately contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org
c. All correspondence should be sent to our registered address mentioned on our contact us page.
e. Assignment & Delegation
No right may be assigned, and no duty may be delegated, by the User under this Agreement except upon the written consent of AlmaConnect and any attempted assignment and delegation without such consent shall be void and without effect. Notwithstanding the foregoing, however, AlmaConnect shall be entitled to assign these Terms of Service, and all rights and obligations hereunder, to a successor to all or substantially all of its assets, whether by sale, merger or otherwise. These Terms of Service shall be binding upon and shall inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective representatives, heirs, administrators, successors and permitted assigns except as otherwise provided herein.
f. Agency Neither party is, nor will it be deemed to be, an agent or legal representative of the other party for any purpose. Neither party will be entitled to enter into any contracts in the name of or on behalf of the other party, and neither party will be entitled to pledge the credit of the other party in any way or hold itself out as having authority to do so.
g. Severability If any provision(s) of the Terms of Service is/are held by a court of competent jurisdiction to be contrary to law, or otherwise invalid or unenforceable, then such provision(s) shall be construed, as nearly as possible, to reflect the intentions of the parties with the other provisions remaining in full force and effect.
h. Waiver Any waiver (express or implied) by either party of any breach of these Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of any other or subsequent breach. No provision of the Terms of Service will be waived by any act, omission or knowledge of a party or its agents or employees except by an instrument in writing expressly waiving such provision and signed by a duly authorized officer of the waiving party.
i. Policy for Posting Comments Adhering to the cyber crime requirements, we are now capturing the IP of those posting comments. This is to keep a check on those using abusive and offensive language. By capturing the IP, the cyber crime department can not only track date, time, network of the offender, but also the computer from which it is posted.