Welcome to the Website at www.harpercollins.in. (‘Site’) which is owned by HarperCollins Publishers India Private Limited (formerly known as HarperCollins Publishers India Limited)(‘HCI’). This Site is operated by HCI, and materials on the Site are owned, for the most parts, by HCI. The Site may also include materials owned by HCI’s third parties and posted on the Site by virtue of a license, grant or some other form of agreement between the third party and HCI.
This Site is owned and operated by HCI and all the Content included in this Site is the property of either HCI, its affiliates or parent company or its third party providers and is protected by Copyright laws.
Intellectual Property Rights for the purpose of this Agreement shall always mean and include copyrights whether registered or not, patents, trademarks, displaying rights, infringement rights, etc.
You hereto agree and confirm that no part of any Intellectual Property Rights mentioned hereinabove is transferred in the your name through the use of this Site and its Content, and any intellectual property rights arising as a result of these presents shall also be in the absolute ownership, possession and our control or control of HCI, it’s affiliates, parent company or its third-party providers, as the case may be.
Your right to make use of this Site and its Content appearing on it is subject to your compliance with these Terms. This Site and its Content may be used only for your personal and non-commercial use. You agree not to copy, reproduce, modify, publish, create derivative works from, or store any Content appearing on this Site, without the express prior written consent of HCI. Use or modification of the Content on this Site for any purpose is not permitted by these Terms. You agree not to infringe the copyrights belonging to Site including but not limited to its its third party providers and to comply with all applicable laws in your use of this Site and its Content.
You are specifically restricted from all of the following:
While HCI does its best to ensure the optimal performance of the Site, you agree that you use this Site and rely on Content contained in this Site at your own risk.
The Site, and any and all Content in this Site, are provided ‘as is’ and, to the fullest extent permitted by law, are provided without warranties of any kind either express or implied. This means, without limitation, that XYZ including but not limited to its third party providers, does not warrant the merchantability and fitness of this Site and its Content; that the Content contained in the Site will be uninterrupted; that defects will be corrected; that this Site and its Content is free of viruses and other harmful components or that this Site and its Content is accurate, error free or reliable.
You acknowledge that HCI and its third party providers together with their respective employees, agents, directors and officers is not liable for any delays, inaccuracies, failures, errors, omissions, interruptions, deletions, defects, viruses, communication line failures or for destruction, damage or unauthorized access to your computer system or network.
You acknowledge that HCI and its third party providers is not liable for any defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct or material found in connection with this Site and its Content, including such conduct or material transmitted by any means by any other person.
You acknowledge that HCI and its third party providers is not liable for any damages, including, without limitation, direct, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages, in connection with or arising from your use or from your inability to use this Site and its Content.
You agree to defend, indemnify and hold HCI together with their respective employees, agents, directors and officers from and against all the liabilities, claims, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees and costs) arising out of your use of this Site and its Content, your breach or alleged breach of this Agreement or your breach or alleged breach of the copyright, trademark, proprietary or other rights of third parties.
If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid under any applicable law, such provisions shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.
HCI is permitted to revise these Terms at any time as it sees fit, and by using this Site you are expected to review these Terms on a regular basis.
These Terms constitute the entire agreement between HCI and you in relation to your use of this Site and its Content and supersede all prior agreements and understandings.
These Terms will be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the laws of India, and you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in New Delhi for the resolution of any disputes.