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Terms of Use

Last updated 02 November 2022

These Terms are related to your usage of the britishalumni.org (“platform”). It is advised that you carefully go through these Terms. Your usage of the platform signifies your agreement to be bound by these Terms, including the Privacy Policy. In case you do not agree to the Terms, you shall not be authorised to use the platform and should cease using it at the earliest instance. The availability of the platform is explicitly subject to your acceptance of these Terms, as is, without any modification whatsoever.

These Terms of Use, as may be modified or amended from time to time (“Terms”) are a binding contract between you, the user of the platform (also referred to as “you” or “your”) and Primoris Network Pvt. Ltd. and its subsidiaries and affiliates in business (collectively “group companies”), having its registered office at UGF 218-C, Sushant Shopping Arcade, Sushant Lok-I Gurgaon Gurgaon HR 122009 IN (also referred to as “Primoris” or “we” or “us”). 
 

1. PLATFORM’S PURPOSE AND AGE RESTRICTIONS

The platform facilitates you to connect and interact with the alumni of UK universities and others connected to the UK universities for the purpose of maintaining a professional network. The platform is not targeted toward children. If you are under the age of 18 years, you may use our platform and/or services only under the supervision of a parent or guardian.
 

2. UPDATING THE TERMS

At our sole discretion, we may modify, update, add, or remove any or all the provisions of these terms and/or the Privacy Policy. The modified/updated Terms and/or Privacy Policy along with its effective date shall be notified to you and shall be implemented from the date such modifications/ updates are notified to you. Your continued usage of the platform shall be considered as your consent to be bound by such modified/updated version(s) of such terms and/or Privacy Policy. However, in case we use the services of a third party, you should check their Terms of usage (or equivalent provisions) and Privacy Policy, or any changes to the same, and we shall not be liable to update you regarding such third parties. We may also post/update guidelines or rules applicable to certain services that you access through the platform. Such guidelines or rules shall also be referenced in these Terms.

 

3. UPDATING THE PLATFORM

The platform is accessible to you based on its availability. All additional features on the Platform that may be incorporated shall be subject to these Terms unless explicitly stated otherwise. We reserve the right to modify, remove, restrict your usage, or block access to the platform or any part thereof, either temporarily or permanently, without notice. We hold no liability towards you or any third party for such modification, removal, restriction, suspension etc.

 

4. REGISTRATION

You must complete the site registration process, by way of creating an account with a username and password (the “Account”) in order to use the platform. During the registration process and usage of the platform, you agree to provide complete, accurate and current information. You also agree to maintain the accuracy and completeness of the information provided by you, by way of reviewing, maintaining, correcting and updating the information as and when required and in a timely manner. We reserve the right to suspend or terminate Your Account and disallow you from current or future use of the platform (or any portion thereof) if you provide any information that is incomplete, not current or inaccurate or if we have reason to suspect the same. 

 

5. USER ACCOUNT; PASSWORD; SECURITY

You shall be responsible for your username and password and you agree to safeguard them. However, you agree to authorise us to use the platform on your behalf through your account. We shall not make any transactions through your account on the platform, therefore, you shall be liable for any transactions associated with your account. While providing your information to us, you agree that the information provided by you is true to the best of your knowledge and that we can rely upon the same.

You shall immediately notify us in case of any unauthorised use of your username and/or password, or any such breach of security. You shall also ensure that you will exit your account after you complete each session on the platform. We shall not be liable for any loss and/or damage arising from your failure to comply with the Terms.
 

6. PRIVACY POLICY

Kindly see our Privacy Policy available here. The Privacy Policy is an integral part of these Terms and shall be read together with the same.
 

7. POSTING CONTENT

 

You shall be solely responsible for the information, data, text, files, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials (“content”) that is uploaded, posted, or transmitted by you through the platform. We have and shall claim no ownership over the content you upload, post or transmit through the platform unless specified otherwise. However, please note that by posting, uploading or transmitting the content through our platform, you are automatically granting us, our affiliated companies, necessary sub-licensees, and successors and assigns in business a nonexclusive, worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, non-revocable licence to use the content on our platform. This includes, without limitation, the rights to copy, distribute, transmit, publicly display, publicly perform, reproduce, edit, translate and reformat the content and to publish your name in connection with the content. You further acknowledge and agree that we may be required to preserve and disclose such content if required under the law, and/or in good faith and belief that such preservation and disclosure may be necessary for the following reasons:-

a.    To effective enforcement of these Terms;
b.    To respond to such claims that may allege that the content violates the rights of any third parties; or 
c.    To protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Primoris, its agents and employees, the users of the platform, and the general public at large.

 

You understand and acknowledge that your content may be transmitted over various networks and may undergo certain changes to conform and adapt to the technical requirements of such inter-connected networks and/or devices.
 

8. PROHIBITED CONTENT

You agree not to upload, post, email, or otherwise transmit on or through the platform any content or any other materials whatsoever that are or could appear to be:

a.    untrue, misleading, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, pornographic, paedophilic, harmful to children, libellous, invasive of another person's privacy including bodily privacy or protected data, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;  

b.    insulting or harassing on the basis of gender, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling; 

c.    belonging to another person and to which you do not have any right or which is infringing or alleged to be infringing upon a third party's intellectual property rights, including any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other proprietary rights of any party, including, without limitation, any Content that is the subject of any third party claim of infringement; 

d.    of a type that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships, such as inside information and proprietary and confidential information; 

e.    unsolicited, undisclosed or unauthorized advertising; 

f.    software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; 

g.    data or information obtained through access that was not authorized by the owner of the data or information, or with respect to which such posting would constitute unauthorized use; 

h.    deceiving  or misleading the addressee about the origin of the message or knowingly and intentionally communicating any information which is patently false or misleading in nature but may reasonably be perceived as a fact or; 

i.    impersonating another person; 

j.    patently false and untrue, and is written or published in any form, with the intent to mislead or harass a person, entity or agency for financial gain or to cause any injury to any person;

k.    containing software virus or any other computer code, file or program designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource;

l.    threatens the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign States, or public order, or causes incitement to the commission of any cognisable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting other nation(s);

m.    in violation of any applicable local, state, national or international law, regulation, or statute (including export laws).

 

9. PROHIBITED CONDUCT

You agree not to do, or attempt to do, any of the following: 

a.    access or use our platform in any way that violates or does not comply with any applicable local, state, national or international law, regulation, or statute (including export laws), contracts, intellectual property rights or constitutes the commission of a tort, or for any purpose that is harmful or unintended (by us), or other than in full compliance with these Terms; 

b.    access, tampers with, or use our platform in an unauthorized manner.

c.    "stalk" or otherwise harass another user of our platform or any person through the use of our platform

d.    tamper with postings, registration information, profiles, submissions or content of other users; 

e.    use any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means or interface not provided by us to access our platform. 

f.    extract data or gather or use the information available through our platform through any means not intentionally made available or provided for throughout platform. 

g.    transmit any unsolicited advertising, "junk mail," "spam," or "chain letters;" 

h.    advertise or offer to sell or buy any goods or services except as expressly permitted by a specific area of our platform.

i.    frame any part of our platform or link to our platform, or otherwise make it look like you have any affiliation with us or that we have endorsed you or your content for any purpose except as expressly permitted in writing by us; 

j.    impersonate or misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity; 

k.    manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of content transmitted through our platform; 

l.    reverse engineer any aspect of the platform or any information obtained through the platform/available on our platform, or do anything that might discover source code, or bypass or circumvent measures employed to prevent or limit access to any area, content or code of our platform (except as otherwise expressly permitted by law); 

m.    send to or otherwise impact us or our platform (or anything or anyone else) with harmful, illegal, deceptive or disruptive code such as a virus, "spyware," "adware," or other code that could adversely impact our platform or any recipient; or 

n.    interfere with or disrupt our platform or server or network connected to our platform, take any action that might impose a significant burden (as determined by us) on our platform’s infrastructure or computer systems, or otherwise interfere with the ordinary operation of our platform.

10. COMPLIANCE WITH LOCAL LAWS AND NORMS

Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws in the jurisdiction within which you access the platform.

 

11. MONITORING OF CONTENT

We are under no obligation to restrict or monitor content on our platform in any way. You understand and acknowledge that we do rot regularly monitor the accuracy, reliability, or quality of content. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we reserve the right to take down or remove any content at any time, which is in violation of our terms of use, privacy policy or applicable laws, voluntarily, upon receiving grievances from other users or any person(s) or on being notified or directed to do so by a law enforcement agency or state authority. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including other users of our platform, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not by us. We do not endorse and are not responsible for the accuracy, reliability, or quality of any opinion, advice, information, or statement made by other users or third parties through our platform. You understand that by using our platform, you may be exposed to content that is offensive, indecent, or objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such content. Under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for any content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any content posted, emailed, or otherwise transmitted via our platform.

12. INDEMNIFICATION

Upon your access to and continued usage of the platform, you agree to hold Primoris, its directors, officers, employees, agents, attorneys, subsidiaries, affiliates, independent contractors, advertisers, partners, co-branders and sublicensees and each of their respective successors and assigns in business completely indemnified and harmless from all damages, costs, expenses and other liabilities, including but not limited to attorneys’ fees and expenses, relating to any claim arising out of, or related to the following:-

a.    Your access to and continued use of the platform and the content therein; 
b.    Your violation of these Terms, the Privacy Policy, any applicable law or the rights of another user of the platform, person or party; 
c.    Any dispute you have or claim to have with one or more users of the platform; 
d.    The resolution (if any) of any dispute you may have or claim to have with one or more users of the platform;
e.    Your improper authorization for us to collect, use, or disclose any data or content provided by you; and 
f.    Any disclosures made with your permission (including, without limitation, your consent that we disclose your personal information and other information collected, as set forth and in compliance with our Privacy Policy).

You understand and agree that we have the right (without any obligation) to resolve disputes between users of the platform, and the resolution of a particular dispute does not create an obligation to resolve any other dispute. In such cases, our resolution of a dispute will be final with respect to the platform.

13. WARRANTY

You hereby understand and agree to the following:-

a.    The platform shall be provided to you on an “as is” and “as available” basis. To the maximum extent permissible under applicable law and jurisdiction, all representations, warranties and conditions (express and implied) are disclaimed by us, including but not limited to the representations, warranties, and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, non-infringement, and those arising from a course of dealing, trade, usage or performance pertaining to operating the platform and making available the platform and the content thereof.

b.    We assure you that we provide our services using reasonable care and skill, as we endeavour to provide you with the best possible experience on our platform. However, due to technical reasons, we cannot make a warranty stating that the platform shall at all times remain uninterrupted, time-bound, secure, error-free or virus-free.

c.    You understand and acknowledge that any content downloaded or obtained from our platform is done at your sole discretion and risk. You shall be solely responsible and liable for any damage to your computer system, or any loss of data resulting from such a download or obtention.

d.    Any advice and/or information, written or oral, you obtain from us or through the platform shall not create a warranty, unless explicitly stated to the contrary in these Terms. 

e.    You are advised to use caution while giving out any personal information about yourself or another person. Primoris does not control and/or endorse the content, messages or information found on the platform and therefore disclaims any liability from your participation with the platform.
 

14. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

To the maximum extent permitted by law, you agree that we and our respective affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents will not be liable to you and/or any other person for indirect, incidental, punitive, exemplary, special or consequential damages, lost profits, lost revenue, loss of data, loss of privacy, loss of goodwill, loss of reputation or any other losses arising out of or in any way related to our platform, even if advised of the possibility of such damages and even in the event of a fault, tort (including negligence) or strict or product liability.

15. NO RESALE OF PLATFORM

Unless otherwise specified, you agree not to display, distribute, license, perform, publish, reproduce, duplicate, copy, create derivative works from, modify, sell, resell, exploit, transfer or transmit for any purposes, commercial or otherwise, any portion of our platform, its use, and/or access thereto.

16. TERMINATION

We reserve the right to terminate or block your access to and usage of our platform, or to suspend your usage of our platform at any point in time, with or without notice. If your account is terminated, you may no longer have access to the copies of material or other content available through the platform. We may immediately deactivate and/or delete your account and all related information and files in your account and/or bar any further access to such files or the platform. Further, you agree that we shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to our platform. The provisions entitled "Posting Content," "Indemnification," "Warranties," "Limitation of Liability," and "Additional Terms" and the Privacy Policy shall survive termination of these Terms. For the avoidance of doubt, our license rights to the content shall survive any termination of these Terms and will not be limited, restricted, reduced or otherwise negatively affected by any termination or other action described in this paragraph.

17. THIRD PARTY LINKS OR INFORMATION 

You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for any third party links, information or resources made available by others or accessed by you on or through our platform. Any such third party links, information or resources may or may not be wholly accurate. You acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible or liable for: 

a.    the availability or accuracy of such information, sites/platforms access through such links or such resources made available on our platform or 

b.    the content,  products or services on or available from such sites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that we do not in any manner endorse any such third party links, information or resources on our platform and that you access such links, information or resources at your own risk. Our Privacy Policy is applicable only when you are using our platform. Once you choose to access another website through a third party link, you should read and understand that website's privacy statement before disclosing any personal information.

18. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY 

a.    Proprietary Rights

You acknowledge and agree that the platform, including its design and the necessary software used, contains proprietary and confidential information, and they are protected by the applicable intellectual property and other applicable laws. The content and information available on the platform are protected under copyright, trade mark rights, or other proprietary rights and applicable laws. Any software that may be provided through the platform, excluding software that may be provided by the end-users of the platform, is a copyrighted work of Primoris, and/or its group company(ies) (“software”). Such software shall not be modified, rented, leased, loaned, sold, distributed or used to create derivative works that may be based on the platform, its software or a part thereof, without the explicit authorisation by Primoris/its group company. The use of such software is subject to the license agreement, which is included in the software and shall be accepted by you before installing the software. Without accepting the terms of the included license agreement, you may not install or use the software. 

 

For any software not accompanied by a license agreement, you are granted a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the object code of the software on a single computer; with the condition that you do not (and do not allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the software. You agree not to modify the software in any manner or form, or to use modified versions of the software, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the platform. You agree not to access the platform by any means other than through the interface that is provided by us. Any rights not expressly granted herein shall remain reserved.

b.    Trade Marks

British Alumni Network, and the logos, are trade marks of Primoris Network Pvt. Ltd. (“TMs”). No user of the platform shall be allowed to use, display, or reproduce in any manner such TMs, without the prior written license from Primoris Network Pvt. Ltd..

c.    Copyrights

Primoris respects the intellectual property rights of the users of the platform and any other person or entity which has a vested intellectual property right, and we request you to do the same. In case you are of the belief that your work has been reproduced in a manner that constitutes copyright infringement, including it being copied, or being available on the platform without your authorisation, you may notify our Copyright Agent about such infringement in writing by providing the following details:-

i.    A notification informing about the copyright infringement and bearing the electronic or physical signature of the owner of the copyright or a person authorized to act on the owner's behalf (along with an authorization document);
ii.    identification of the copyrighted work that is claimed to be infringed;
iii.    identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material (eg. a URL to the material);
iv.    The name, address, telephone number, and email address notifying the infringement;
v.    A statement by the person notifying that the same is done in good faith and bonafide belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; and
vi.    A statement that the information in the notification is accurate and a statement, that the notifying person is the copyright owner or is authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.

The Copyright Agent deputed to receive such notifications of claimed infringement(s) can be reached at: 

Copyright Agent,
UGF 218-C, Sushant Shopping Arcade, 
Sushant Lok-I, Gurgaon HR-122009 India. 
Email: connect@primoris.network
 

19. NOTICES AND CONTACT INFORMATION

We shall give you notices regarding the updates on the platform, our Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy, unless mentioned to the contrary in these Terms. You hereby agree that you will check the platform for the notices and the availability of the notice on the platform shall be deemed receipt of the notice by you. By providing your email address to us at the time of registration, you agree to receive notices on your email address, including regarding a legal process/procedure, if any. You agree to update us with your current and active email address, and any notice sent to the same shall be considered an effective service of the notice. Any notice that you may want to send to us, legal or otherwise, shall be sent to us at connect@primoris.network. Alternatively, you may also send us a notice at our address at:-  

 

Grievance Officer,
Primoris Network Pvt. Ltd. 
UGF 218-C, Sushant Shopping Arcade, 
Sushant Lok-I Gurgaon Gurgaon HR 122009 IN

20. ADDITIONAL TERMS

 

a. Compliance with Laws. 


These Terms are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India and you agree to be bound by the same. Access to the platform may not be legal in certain jurisdictions, in which case, you, the user, shall access the website at your own discretion and hold us harmless and indemnified. 

b. No Agency or Beneficiary. 

No agency, partnership, joint venture, employee-employer or franchisor-franchisee relationship is intended or created by these Terms. You hereby understand and agree that any third party that may be involved in the services provided on the platform are independent third party(ies) and not associated with us or you in any way. 

c. Changes to the Terms and Severability. 

We reserve the right to make changes to our policies, and these Terms at any time. You will be subject to the Terms in force at the time you access and use the platform. If any of these Terms are deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, the particular term or the partition thereof shall be deemed invalid and the rest of the Terms shall be read and interpreted as if the violatingportion is non-existent. Every effort shall be made to not affect the validity and/or enforceability of the remaining Terms.

d. No Assignment. 

These Terms are personal and enforceable against you and you may not transfer, assign or delegate these Terms to anyone. If you attempt to assign, transfer or delegate these Terms, such assignment, transfer and/or delegation shall be held null and void. We shall have the right to transfer, assign and/or delegate these Terms to one or more of our affiliates and/or third parties without your permission.

e. Dispute Resolution. 

In the event a dispute arises out of or in connection with your usage of the platform, we will make every attempt to resolve the dispute through friendly consultation and mediation. However, if the same fails, or if we have a dispute regarding your usage of the platform, or if you are found to be in violation of these Terms, the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Gurugram shall be applicable. 

f. Paragraph Headings. 

The paragraph headings are only inserted for the convenience and ease of reference of the users and are not to be considered when interpreting these Terms.

g. Entire Agreement.

These Terms, including any terms incorporated into them (e.g., the Privacy Policy), as well as any additional terms or conditions contained on the platform for particular activities, and disclosures provided by us and consents provided by you while accessing the platform, comprise the entire agreement and only agreement and understanding between us and you with respect to all matters addressed herein, and supersedes all earlier communications, negotiations, commitments, documents, arrangements or agreements, written, oral or otherwise, prior to the date when these terms come into effect, pertaining to the subject matter hereof. It is further agreed that there is no representation, warranty, collateral agreement or condition affecting these Terms, except as expressly provided in these Terms.

h. No Waiver. 

Our delay or failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms, including any failure to act with respect to a breach on your part, shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision or our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches. We recommend that you print out a copy of these Terms for your records.

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