Indian Exponent Terms and Conditions (“Agreement”)This Agreement was last modified on December 15, 2011.
Please read these Terms and Conditions (“Agreement”, “Terms and Conditions”, “Disclaimer”) carefully before using http://indiaexponent.com (“the Site”) operated by Indian Exponent (“us”, “we”, or “our”). This Agreement sets forth the legally binding terms and conditions for your use of the Site at http://indiaexponent.com.
By accessing or using the Site in any manner, including, but not limited to, visiting or browsing the Site or contributing content or other materials to the Site, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions, which are subjected to change without notice. Your continued use of the Site after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms and Conditions.
Intellectual PropertyThe Site and its original content, features, functionality and logo are owned by Indian Exponent and are protected by international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.
Content DisclaimerOpinions expressed on this website do not necessarily represent the views and opinions of indianexponent.com. The views, expressions and articulations used on the site are the authors’ own. It is mostly the readers who write on indianexponent.com, and we do not review or endorse contents of individual contributors or the contents of any third-party or promoted links on any such posts. We ourselves do not like to take sides and often do not edit/rewrite or reject posts as long as they are not defamatory / abusive / offensive in nature. However, we do reserve the right to improve the language / content to bring it to the editorial standards of Indian Exponent. Indian Exponent also does not take any responsibility for any loss or damage, including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, arising out of or in connection with the use of this website.
Further, contributions are accepted from readers in good faith and though a thorough check is done by our editorial team to look for intentional/unintentional plagiarism, indianexponent.com, however does not take any responsibility for any copyright issues arising owing to any such post or image. You can contact us though in case of infringement of copyight and we will be fully cooperative (within reason) in taking down infringed content, after due investigation. Please be advised that you will be liable for damages (including costs and attorneys’ fees) if you materially misrepresent that the content on this website is infringing your copyrights.
Contents appearing on this site are the property of its owners. No content, in full or in part, may be reproduced, copied or downloaded in any form, without prior permission and credit to indianexponent.com. Content sent to indianexponent.com is deemed property of Indian Exponent, and by doing so the author gives us the permission to use it as many times or whichever way the editorial team deems fit, albeit with due credit to the author. No claims (monetary or otherwise) can be made on the traffic / revenue generated from the submitted articles.
Indian Exponent does not promote pornography, real-life violence or illegal stuff.
Guest blogger agreement and guidelinesWe reserve the exclusive right to choose what articles to publish or not publish and are not obligated to provide you with a reason for rejecting your submitted article. In addition, while we are under no obligation to do so, once published, we reserve the right to remove and permanently delete the article without notice, and for any reason we deem sufficient.
The content you submit must be your original content and never before published. If your article is accepted, please feel free to link to it from your site or other sites.
You must not plagiarize others in your article.
The content you submit must not be objectionable in our reasonable but exclusive opinion. No racist, hateful, discriminatory, illegal, unlawful or otherwise objectionable content will be published.
In submitting your article, you are granting us a perpetual, royalty free non-exclusive license to use the content however we wish so long as we give you writer’s credit.
We may accept the article but make edits (correct / improve the flow of language, ideas etc), or request you to edit the article. However, if you elect not to agree / edit it in accordance with our reasonable requests, we can revoke our acceptance of the article for publication, or take down the article, if already published. We further reserve the right to revoke our acceptance even if you do elect to edit it per our request if our needs change in the intervening time period.
You must supply us with the credit information for the article, along with any website which publicizes your information and/or products. We will be happy to publish this information at the beginning or end of the article (based solely on our editorial judgment).
However, we ask that you refrain from promoting yourself, your company and/or your products in the body of the article.
You understand that once you have submitted your article, you are still responsible for its content.
Additionally, guest bloggers must respect the following guidelines regarding any submitted article:
- The body of the article must be 1,500 words or less.
- Guest bloggers must submit the title of the post. The title of the post can be a maximum of 10 words. However, the final decision on the heading and subheading of the article resides with Indian Exponent.
- Guest bloggers are not permitted to submit images for the article, however suggestions can be made. We are responsible for choosing any images for the article. The final decision to the selection of images for the articles stays with Indian Exponent.
- Suggestions are welcome.
- Guest bloggers must provide a 3-5 line biography. We may prune the biography to make it fit well on your byline.
- Guest bloggers must provide a headshot, either png or jpg. We may improve the quality of the image.
- Guest bloggers must provide contact information.
- Guest bloggers are entitled to provide their website link, one Twitter handle and/or Facebook profile link. If we find either link, Twitter handle or Facbook profile link inappropriate, we have the right to not include the link, Facebook profile and/or Twitter handle with the post.
- We reserve the right to remove any published works by a guest blogger (including the associated profile and coial media links) from www.indianexponent.com without prior warning or explanation.
Submitted MaterialAny possible proposals, projects, ideas, concepts, photographs, contributions or any other content and material (with the exception of personal information) disclosed or sent to Indian Exponent through this Website or by other means (hereinafter, the “Submitted Material”) is not considered confidential. By submitting the Submitted Material you grant to Indian Exponent a non exclusive worldwide right to copy, reproduce, publish, disclose, distribute or otherwise use, in whole or in part, the Submitted Material, for the entire term of protection thereof, for advertising, promotional or products development purposes.
Indian exponent is not required or will be required in the future to:
- keep any possible Submitted Material confidential;
- pay any compensation for any use of the Submitted Material or in connection to it;
- respond to submission of Submitted Material and / or confirm the relevant receipt.
You declare and warrant that the Submitted Material does not violate any rights of third parties arising from the law and / or contract, including, by way of example, the rights related to the author, trademarks, patents, trade secrets, confidentiality and any other proprietary or personal rights.
By submitting the Submitted Materials, You acknowledge the right, but not the obligation, of Indian Exponent to copy, reproduce, publish, disclose, distribute or otherwise use such Submitted Material, or any part thereof, for any purpose, including, by way of example, advertising, promotional, products development or other commercial purposes, without in any case granting you or any third party the right to any compensation. You are and will be fully responsible for the content of any Submitted Material.
Links To Other SitesOur Site may contain links to third-party sites that are not owned or controlled by Indian Exponent.
Limitation of LiabilityIndian Exponent cannot be considered liable for damages arising from your use of the Website and of its contents if your use is not compliant with applicable law. You are responsible for evaluating the information and content obtained through the Website. By using the Website you undertake all risks connected to the relevant use and to take full responsibility for any failure in the use, loss of data and costs associated with all necessary service and maintenance of hardware and / or software used in connection with the Website. You also undertake not to hold Indian Exponent liable, in any way, for any possible damages arising or resulting from the use of this Website or related to it, to the extent permitted by law.
Governing LawThis Agreement (and any further rules, polices, or guidelines incorporated by reference) shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of Delhi, India, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.
Changes To This AgreementWe reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms and Conditions by posting the updated terms on the Site. Your continued use of the Site after any such changes constitutes your acceptance of the new Terms and Conditions.
Please review this Agreement periodically for changes. If you do not agree to any of this Agreement or any changes to this Agreement, do not use, access or continue to access the Site or discontinue any use of the Site immediately.