Aligconnect.com (hereby referred as ALIG CONNECT) is a Global Professional Networking Platform for Aligarh Muslim University (hereby referred as AMU) Alumni (hereby referred as User).
ALIG CONNECT which expression shall, unless repugnant to the context or meaning thereof, be deemed to include its affiliates, parent body, legal representatives and permitted assigns) provides AMU Alumni, 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.aligconnect.com (hereinafter referred to as the "Service").
ALIG CONNECT will be owned, run & governed by ALIG Educational and Welfare Society, which is a registered as NGO in India under Society Registration Act 1860 in Ranchi, with registration number 1247 dated 28.02.2008.
To foster a sense of continuous commitment to AMU by global networking and effective engagement amongst its Alumni.
To strengthen the Aligarh Movement and nation development, by active interactions of alumni leading to holistic development of AMU ALUMNI fraternity. ALIG CONNECT is a non-political, non-profit, secular online platform with the objective defined through the 3Cs
Connect - Communicate Collaborate
Connecting the Past, Present and Future
Communicating our Experience, Information and Traditions
Collaborating for Career Development, Entrepreneurship and Social Upliftment
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 ALIG CONNECT on www.aligconnect.com.
1. ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS OF SERVICE
The Service is provided to the User, subject to these Terms of Service which comprise the entire agreement between the User and ALIG CONNECT. By completing the registration process and submitting the Submit button or use of the service, the user unequivocally agrees to be bound by the terms of service as updated from time to time.
The User's Access to and use of www.aligconnect.com is subjected exclusively to these terms and conditions. The user will not use the website for any unlawful or prohibited purpose.
By using the website the user agrees to fully accept all the clauses present in this document and of any revisions from time to time. If the user does accept any of these clauses, the user must stop using the website immediately.
2. MODIFICATION OF THESE TERMS OF SERVICE
ALIG CONNECT 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 ALIG CONNECT from time to time. Continued use of the Service by the User, shall constitute his / her acceptance of the amended Terms of Service.
3. MODIFICATION TO THE SERVICE
a. ALIG CONNECT 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 ALIG CONNECT shall not be liable to the User or any third-party for any modification or discontinuance of the Service;
b. ALIG CONNECT reserves the right to move the Content (as defined in clause 4) from one domain to another, within its Network.
4. THE SERVICE AND FUNCTIONALITY
ALIG CONNECT provides an opportunity to search & connect with User settled across the globe with diverse educational & professional backgrounds. This shall help in enriching the User's social as well as professional life.
Job posting, job search, internships, career development advise, mentoring, events organization under different Groups & Forums would be the main objectives.
Search filters will be on basis of Departments, Current Location, Current Industry & Halls of Residence hereby referred as Groups.
Registered User would be assigned into respective Groups as per the details entered during registration.
ALIG CONNECT will also offer networking opportunities through Forums categorized as Sports, Hobbies, Economics and Entrepreneurship etc.
Groups and Forums will further allow thought provoking discussions & interaction opportunity amongst members. Events organization will allow User to socialize & further strengthen the bond.
Polls & Surveys related to AMU & other generic topics is also an added feature on ALIG CONNECT.
Revenue generations will be through donations, contributions & advertisements from User.
a) Only AMU ALUMNI can join ALIG CONNECT by creating an account or sign up through other social media platforms hereby referred as User In any of above case, Personal details, Professional details & University details of User collectively called as User Details would be required to create an account. Post registration the account will be activated after approvals from Admins
b) Some of the GROUP members will be assigned additional roles & tasks to drive activities like Account Activation, Events approvals & Invite other ALUMNI. The above members would be hereby referred as ADMINS of the GROUPS. ALIG CONNECT will reserve the rights to identify & make ADMINS. ADMINS tasks are defined as below.
c) ROLES OF ADMIN:
d) In no event shall any responsibility regarding the Content (defined hereinafter) lie on ALIG CONNECT. e) 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.
f) 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")
g) The contents of the Services are intended for the Usr's personal use.
h) 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 ALIG CONNECT or the party credited as the provider / owner of the
Content. Users 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 Section given below
i) ALIG CONNECT also disclaims any liability for the Content which is licensed to it 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. www.aligconnect.com may include links to third party websites that are controlled and maintained by others. Any link to the other websites is not an endorsement of such websites and the user acknowledges and agrees that ALIG CONNECT is not responsible for the content or availability of any such sites.
j) Our network of websites including www.aligconnect.com and the mobile applications (if any) may contain links to other related World Wide Web Internet sites, resources, and advertisers. Since ALIG CONNECT is not responsible for the availability of these outside resources, or their contents, users should direct any concerns regarding any external link to the site administrator or webmaster of such site.
5. USER CREATED CONTENT
a) The Alumni as the User shall be responsible and liable for the Content posted/created by you on www.aligconnect.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 users. While ALIG CONNECT 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 Users access to and use of the Services.
b) ALIG CONNECT 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.
c) By submitting the Content on any afore mentioned forums, User agrees to indemnify and hold harmless ALIG CONNECT from all claims, costs and expenses (including legal expenses) arising out of any liability due to Content posted by the User.
d) By submitting Content on www.aligconnect.com, the User is granting ALIG CONNECT a perpetual, irrevocable, royalty free non-exclusive license 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 Users Registration Information and Content including expressions of opinion.
e) It is not possible for ALIG CONNECTto 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 ALIG CONNECT immediately using the contact address: down vote The Full mailto Link Syntax For Cross Browserinfo@aligconnect.com
6. REGISTRATION AND USER OBLIGATIONS
(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 ALIG CONNECT 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, ALIG CONNECT has the right to terminate the user account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service;
c. ALIG CONNECT reserves the right to use / disclose the aggregate Registration Information to third parties.
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 ALIG CONNECT 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 ALIG CONNECT 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.
g. User shall follow all local applicable laws regarding age limits for subscription to the Services or any part thereof;
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 ALIG CONNECT's sole discretion, and ALIG CONNECT may refer you to appropriate law enforcement agencies;
i. ALIG CONNECT 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 ALIG CONNECT and its selected partner(s). ALIG CONNECT also offers Users permission-based email services. Users must decide to "opt-in" to our email services through a link on the ALIG CONNECT site before they receive any email services, newsletters, special promotions or other marketing materials ("Opt-In Email Programs"). ALIG CONNECT 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 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, religious, 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
The contents of this website are not intended to constitute any personal or professional advise. The User should make their own decisions. ALIG CONNECT cannot be held liable for Users decisions
8. CREDIT CARD / PAYMENT DETAILS
The User's Credit Card / Pay Pal / Other payment details are not stored by ALIG CONNECT
9. ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY
ALIG CONNECT has Zero Tolerance Policy towards Religious Talks, Political Talks, Gender based Discriminations, Abuses, Vulgarity, Obscenity, Racism, Anti-National and other activities, which are considered illegal. If any User is found involved in any such activity, he / she will be removed immediately from the website without any notice or explanation.
10. TECHNICAL PROCESSING
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.
12. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
a. Unless otherwise stated, copyright and all intellectual property rights relating to the Services and the Content presented on www.aligconnect.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 ALIG CONNECT and are protected under the applicable Indian laws. User agrees not to use any trademark or logo or other proprietary information of ALIG CONNECT; 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.aligconnect.com / Service, including without limitation, the size, color, location or style of all proprietary marks. Any infringement shall be vigorously defended and pursued to the fullest extent permitted by law.
b. ALIG CONNECT 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 ALIG CONNECT. 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.
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 ALIG CONNECT.
13. SUBSCRIPTION FEES AND PAYMENTS
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 ALIG CONNECT, free of charge, the User agrees and acknowledges that in future the subscription of the Service may carry any subscription fee or charge.
b. In the event of ALIG CONNECT having paid services in the future, it 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 ALIG CONNECT obtains his/her prior agreement to subscribe to such Service(s).
c. If at any time ALIG CONNECT requires a subscription fee for portions of the Services that are now free, ALIG CONNECT 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 ALIG CONNECT 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. Kindly note that any unused portion of a free trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the User purchases a subscription to that Service.
e. 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, data 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 ALIG CONNECT at email@example.com
When the User subscribes to any chargeable Service or purchases a standalone product, ALIG CONNECT will charge or debit his/her payment method at the time of placing of order by the User.
14. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
a. ALIG CONNECT 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 the User's computer system or damages for loss of profits, damages for loss of use, data or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of www.aligconnect.com / Services / Content, with the delay or inability to use www.aligconnect.com / Services / Content or related services, the provision of or failure to provide Services, or for any information, software, products, services and related graphics obtained through www.aligconnect.com / Services / Content, or otherwise arising out of the use of the www.aligconnect.com / Services / Content) arising in contract, tort or otherwise from the use of or inability to use the Service, or any of its Content, or from any act or omissions a result of using www.aligconnect.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 unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of information contained on www.aligconnect.com.
b. No representations, warranties or guarantees whatsoever are made by ALIG CONNECT 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.
15. CONTACTING THE USER
a. In accordance with clause 4(e) and 6(i), ALIG CONNECTA may allow certain third party vendors/service providers to provide the Users with information about their products and services.
a. ALIG CONNECT 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. ALIG CONNECT 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 the legal relationship established by them, and for those purposes irrevocably submit all disputes to the jurisdiction of the India courts.
b. For the exclusive benefit of ALIG CONNECT, ALIG CONNECT 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 ALIG CONNECT and any attempted assignment and delegation without such consent shall be void and without effect. Notwithstanding the foregoing, however, ALIG CONNECT 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.
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.
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.
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Last updated 06.10.2017