Terms of Use

Please read these Terms of Use before using www.Rugbeneathmyfeet.com (the ‘Website’ or the ‘Site’ ), owned by the company Rug Beneath My Feet Private Limited (the ‘Company’ or ‘Rug Beneath My Feet’).

This agreement sets forth the legally binding terms and conditions for Campaigners, Supporters and Visitors (collectively called “Users”) of the website. By using the service(s) in any manner, including, but not limited to, visiting or browsing the site or contributing content, information, or other materials or services to the site, you agree to be bound by this agreement.

Summary of Services

The Company operates an online membership based website where certain Users (‘Campaigners’) can list campaigns (“Campaigns”) with the objective of showcasing their entrepreneurial vision, establishing proof of concept, receiving feedback and/or raising funds for their projects. Campaigners request Users to support their Campaign by contributing (“Contribution”) to their Campaign in return for tangible and intangible rewards. The Supporters (“Users who Contribute to Campaigns”) do not get any monetary return or any form of equity on their Contribution from the Campaigner. Every campaign has a Goal defined in monetary terms (“Funding Goal”) and is available to Users of the Site to Support for a period of upto 30 days from public launch. If the Campaign meets its Funding goal it becomes a successful Campaign and the Contribution collected is released to the Campaigner. If the campaign does not reach its Funding Goal within 30 days of the public launch, the Site will make the Campaign available to select registered users for an extended period of 2 weeks. If the Campaign, after the extended period is unable to meet its Funding Goal, it is declared unsuccessful and the Contribution collected is returned to the Supporters after deducting 5% transaction costs.

The website also hosts offline and online events in addition to having a high quality blog post for Members

User Content Submissions

Through the Site, email, websites, and other media, the Company makes accessible various content, including, but not limited to, videos, photographs, images, artwork, graphics, audio clips, comments, data, text, software, scripts, projects, other material and information, and associated trademarks and copyrightable works (collectively, “Content”). Users may have the ability to contribute, add, create, upload, submit, distribute, facilitate the distribution of, collect, post, or otherwise make accessible (“Submit”) Content. The Content on the Site is not to be construed as a recommendation by the Company in any manner. Users should exercise necessary diligence on their own and not rely on the Website or the Content on the Website to make their decisions. By creating a Campaign on the Site, you as the Campaigner are offering the public the opportunity to enter into a contract with you. By Supporting a Campaign on the Site, you as the Supporters accept that offer and the contract between the Campaigner and the Supporters. The Company is not a party to that agreement between the Campaigner and Supporters. All dealings are solely between Users.

Acceptance of Terms

The Service is offered subject to acceptance of all of the terms and conditions contained in these Terms of Use, including the Privacy Policy (that can be found on the website) mentioned in these terms and all other operating rules, policies, and procedures that may be published on the Site, which are incorporated by reference and may be updated by the Site without notice to you. In addition, some Services offered through the Site may be subject to additional terms and conditions adopted by the Company. Your use of those services is subject to those additional terms and conditions, which are incorporated into these Terms of Use by this reference.

The Services of the Site are available only to individuals or entities with an Indian bank account. The Company may, in its sole discretion, refuse to offer the Site’s services to any person or entity and change its eligibility criteria at any time. This provision is void where prohibited by law and the right to access the Site’s services is revoked in those jurisdictions.

Modification of Terms of Use

The Company reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace these Terms of Use, or change, suspend, or discontinue the Site and its services (including, but not limited to, the availability of any feature, database, or Content) at any time for any reason. The Company may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the website without notice or liability. It is your responsibility to check the Terms of Use periodically for changes. Your continued use of the website following the posting of any changes to the Terms of Use constitutes acceptance of those changes.

Registration

You may view select Content on the Website without registering, but as a condition of using certain aspects of the Website or viewing certain Content, you will be required to partially or fully register with the Company and it’s Site and Create a User profile using a “User ID” and password. Partial registration is done on the site when you create a User ID and password. Registration is completed when payment of registration charges have been done. The Registration Charges are payable annually and non refundable. Currently the charges are as follows:

  • Individuals: Rs 500 inclusive of payment gateway charges and Taxes i.e. GST
  • Corporates / Partnerships/Others: Rs 5,000   inclusive of payment gateway charges and Taxes i.e. GST

You shall provide accurate, complete, and updated registration information. Failure to do so shall constitute a breach of the Terms of Use, which may result in immediate termination of your account. You shall not use as a User ID, domain name, or project name, any name or term that (i) is the name of another person, with the intent to impersonate that person; (ii) is subject to any rights of another person, without appropriate authorization; or (iii) is offensive, vulgar, or obscene. The Company reserves the right in its sole discretion to change, waive the registration charges, to refuse registration of or cancel a User ID, domain name, and project name. You are solely responsible for activity that occurs on your account and shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password for the Website. You shall never use another User account without the other User’s expressed permission. You will immediately notify the Company in writing of any unauthorized use of your account, or other known account-related security breach. You agree to receive communication by way of promotional and transactional emails and messages including SMS from the Site.

Fund Transaction and Accountability

The Site offers payment gateway facility for paying membership registration charges and events registrations.

The Site offers payment gateway facility and accepts Bank Transfers to facilitate Contribution from Supporters for Campaigns. However, it may be noted that the Site or the Company:

  • Are not the final recipients of any Contribution from the Supporters directly, but a service provider, which faciliates the receipt of Contribution (only domestic) by campaign owners, who are the final recipient of the Contribution.
  • Collects and retains the Contribution till the campaign is running and
    • Transfers the Contribution after deducting Fees to the campaigner’s bank account within 30 days of the Campaign meeting its Funding Goal subject to completion of closing formalities.
    • If the Campaign does not meet its Funding Goal after the extended period, it is considered to be Unsuccessful and Supporters are returned their Contribution after deducting Transaction costs of 5% , within 30 days of providing the details necessary for the website to make the Return through Bank transfer
  • Does not generate contributions and Supporters for a campaign
  • Does not guarantee that the Funding Goal of a campaign will be met
  • Does not allow NGOs, Charitable Trusts, Section 8 companies to run campaigns

Representations and warranties

All Users hereby represent and warrant to the Company that:

  • All information provided by you during the Member Registration / Application to List/ Campaign process/ event registration, as applicable, is true and accurate;
  • You are capable (in case of an individual, being above 18 years of age) and duly authorized (in case of a minor, legal entity, by way of appropriate approvals) to use the Site including, applying and running a campaign, on behalf of yourself, any other person, company, or other entity.

Terms and conditions for Campaigners

Campaigners are Users of the Site and therefore all terms and conditions applicable to Users apply to Campaigners in addition to the terms and conditions for Campaigners and this is understood and agreed to.

Application for listing Campaign

Prospective Campaigners have to apply to list and go through a 3-stage mandatory evaluation process in order to get cleared by the Site for the purpose of listing their campaign. The mandatory questions on the application and evaluation forms have to be filled before an application to list a campaign can be reviewed.

Application to list Campaign approval or rejection

The Company follows proprietary guidelines and criteria while selecting a campaign/project for the purpose of running a Campaign on the Site. Only those campaigners, whose application to list is approved by the Company, are allowed to proceed to the process to prepare and list Campaigns on the Site. The Company reserves the right to approve or reject an application to list a campaign as per these guidelines and also reserves the right to communicate or not communicate the reasons for rejection.

Campaign Funding Goal Size

A Campaigner running a Campaign for the first time on the Site cannot have Campaign Goal size exceeding Rs 150,000 (Rs One hundred and Fifty Thousand only).   A Campaigner’s second Campaign on the Site cannot have a Campaign Goal Size exceeding Rs 300,000 (Rs Three hundred thousand only). Thereafter, the Campaign goal size can be considered by the Site on the merit of the proposed Campaign and Campaigner’s performance record on various parameters including timely delivery of rewards to Supporters.

Fee structure

The Campaigner agrees to pay the Company the following fees in relation to the each Campaign:

For cases where the Campaigner is 50% or more owned by women

Non-refundable Retainer fee: Rs. 7,500 (inclusive of payment gateway charges) plus applicable taxes for e.g. GST payable within 14 days of acceptance of listing terms

Success fee: 12% (inclusive of payment gateway charges) plus applicable taxes e.g. GST

Any other case 

Upfront Non refundable Retainer fee: Rs. 12,500 (inclusive of payment gateway charges) plus applicable taxes for e.g. GST, payable within 14 days of acceptance of listing terms

Success fee: 15%, (inclusive of payment gateway charges) plus applicable taxes e.g. GST

The Company may at its sole discretion waive or charge lower fees for deserving Campaigners on request

Exclusivity

Campaigners shall not, directly or indirectly, run or be associated with any other Campaigns on any other platform while running a campaign on the Site through the Company.

Campaign setup

Campaigners are solely responsible for creating and providing the content for the relevant sections of their campaign page within the format provided by the Company. Campaigners must create or source all relevant indicated content including text, images, and videos themselves. The Campaigners must adhere to guidelines issued by the Company. Campaigners further agree that your content or any other submission will not contain third party copyrighted material, or material that is subject to other third-party proprietary rights, unless you have permission from the rightful owner of the material or you are otherwise legally entitled to post the material and to grant the Site all of the license rights granted herein. You will pay all royalties and other amounts owed to any person or entity based on your submitting content to the Site or the Company’s publishing or hosting of the content as contemplated by these Terms of Use. The use or other exploitation of content by the Company and Users as contemplated by this agreement will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party. Furthermore, all information publicly posted or privately transmitted through the Site is the sole responsibility of the person from which that content originated. The Company will not be liable for any errors or omissions in any content. The Company cannot guarantee the identity of any other Users with whom you may interact while using the Site. All content you access through the Site is at your own risk and you will be solely responsible for any resulting damage or loss to any party. The Company will list the Campaign on the Website only after it has received all mandatory submissions in acceptable form and has approved all the indicated campaign elements i.e., the video, campaign write up, rewards related content, campaigner contact directory, images, team bios etc. as well as the campaign strategy submitted by the Campaigner. The Company may provide discretionary feedback, guidance and suggestions to Campaigner. The Company is not obliged to provide a justification for such feedback, guidance or suggestions. Campaigner can reject, implement or accept partially or fully such suggestions, feedback and guidance by doing their own research and exercising their best judgement and discretion. The Company however holds the right to disallow unsatisfactory campaigns from going live and need not provide a reason for the same.

Campaign pages may carry a Sponsors section pertaining to the Site Sponsors at a Campaign level. The Company has the sole right to create and amend the content pertaining to Site Sponsors at a Campaign level. The Campaigner accepts and agrees that the Campaign at the sole discretion of the Company may be “Sponsored” and tagged as such for marketing purpose.

Campaign Goal

The Campaigner is not allowed to change the Funding Goal, once the Campaign materials have been accepted and approved for listing by the Company

Campaign Listing

The Company will provide an indicative date of listing of Campaign, taking into consideration the Site pipeline and scheduled roll out plan among other things, to the Campaigner after the Campaign material and strategy has been finalised and approved.

The Site may make the Campaign available to select registered users prior to the public launch of the campaign.

Campaign marketing

The Company may require you to do some pre live and post Campaign public launch marketing activities. The Company may provide marketing guidance in the form of a suggested checklist. .

Campaigner agrees to respond to email queries from the Users of the Site on the Campaign and additionally participate in conference or video calls that may be hosted by the Company for the Campaign.

Campaigner authorises the Company to reach out to the persons in the Crowd Directory submitted by the Campaigner for Campaign marketing initiatives.

Campaigners cannot use the Company Branding in any manner without express written approval and content clearance from the Company.

The Company may, at its sole discretion, showcase live campaigns in the “Featured” section of its website. The Company also reserves the right to select & market any campaign as appropriate through its social profile, newsletters and other means of communication.

Campaigner agrees that the Company may at its sole discretion as a Company marketing initiative have Sponsors who will be featured in the Campaign page who may offer additional rewards to Campaign Supporters. This marketing initiative will be undertaken directly by the Site. In such a case the Campaign will be tagged as a “Sponsored” Campaign and may feature in the “Sponsored “ section of the Company Site.

None of these activities should construed as guaranteeing a success or obligatory on the Company for all Campaigns in any manner. These are purely discretionary activities that the Company can undertake

Reporting

All Successful Campaigners are provided the following information about their Supporters i.e. name, email, gross contribution, rewards selected, address, by the Company at the end of a successful Campaign. The Company enables transparency of Contribution collected through real time analytics available to Public and the Campaigner on their Campaign Manager Dashboard. However, the Company is not liable for incorrect Supporter information provided by Supporters. Campaigner must connect with Supporters directly, without involving the Site or the Company, to get any other information other than contacts details.

Acknowledgement

The Campaigner is required to acknowledge to the Supporters individually the Gross Contribution received for the Campaign and provide an indicative date of delivery of Rewards.

Contribution transfer and management

The Company only facilitates the flow of Contribution from Supporters to Campaigners and is not the final recipient of Contributions raised through its Site unless running a proprietary Campaign.

For all Campaigns, which successfully reach the Funding Goal, Contribution transfers will be made to the Indian bank account of the Campaigner within 30 days of achieving the Funding Goal subject to the Campaigner completing the closing formalities. The Company shall deduct all fees (including taxes) and transfer the net amount to the Campaigner.

If the Campaign is not successful the Contribution is returned back to Supporters vide Bank Transfer after deducting transactions costs of 5% within 30 days of the end of the extended period of the Campaign subject to receipt of details from Supporters to enable to website make the return through Bank Transfer

Use of Contribution

The Campaigner must use the Contribution collected through the Campaign solely for the Project or Purpose described in their Campaign. Campaigners shall be liable to legal prosecution by Supporters and/or the Company (jointly and severally) if they are found to be using Contribution for any purpose other than that specified in the Campaign.

Compliance

Campaigners must bear any tax liabilities on the Funds raised through the Site. These taxes may include, but are not limited to, GST, withholding tax etc. applicable on the Fund’s raised through the Campaign and on the procurement or issuance of rewards. The Company is not liable to provide any tax or legal advice to Campaigners. Campaigner is responsible for legal, regulatory and statutory compliance and reporting.

Authorisation

The individual or company official accepting and entering into these terms is capable (in case of an individual, being above 18 years of age) and duly authorized (in case of a minor or legal entity, by way of appropriate approvals) to do so.

Campaign rewards

Campaigners can offer a maximum of 12 Reward types in any campaign. There needs to be a visual representation in picture and/or video form of each Reward type for the Supporters viewing benefit. These rewards cannot, under any circumstances, be financial in nature (e.g., interest on Contributed amount, ownership/equity stake, revenue/profit share). The Rewards offered need to meet with the internal quality standards of the Site.

Campaigners are solely responsible for the procurement and delivery of rewards to Supporters and must provide and meet the rewards delivery date indicated by them. The Campaigners are solely responsible for the costs and taxes pertaining to the procurement or issuance and / or delivery of Rewards.

The Company will not be responsible for any liabilities resulting from Supporters dissatisfaction with rewards fulfilment. Campaigners acknowledge that they are aware that Supporters may take legal action if they do not receive the rewards promised by the campaigner by the specified timeline.

The Company is not responsible or liable for any taxes pertaining to the procurement or issuance of rewards to Supporters.

Company branding & marketing

Campaigners are obliged to attend, participate and/or lead the Company’s branding & marketing activities such as events, write ups, ad videos, interviews, etc  The Campaigner authorizes the Company to make suitable modifications and use the Campaign related content for marketing activities. Campaigners cannot use the Company Branding in any manner without express written approval and content clearance from the Company

The Company rights

The Company reserves the right to reject, cancel, interrupt, remove, or suspend a campaign at any time and for any reason. The Company is not liable for any damages as a result of any of those actions. The Company’s policy is not to comment on the reasons for any of those actions.

The Company reserves the right to make changes in its technology platform or services at anytime as it sees fit with due notification to campaigners and other users. Users are requested to keep themselves updated with all changes on the Site and policies by regularly checking its Terms of use, FAQs, other policies or with the Company directly.

The Company shall have the right to:

  • decide who’s eligible to use the services offered by the Company;
  • cancel accounts or decline to offer services;
  • change eligibility criteria at any time; and
  • cancel any contribution to any Campaign, at any time and for any reason.

The Company is not liable for any damages as a result of any of these actions, and as a policy is not required to provide reasons for any such action.

The Company will not have any ownership rights over your User Submissions and Content. However, the Company will get the license to perform and market the Site on your behalf and on behalf of its other Users and itself. You grant to the Company the worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub licensable, transferable right to (and to allow others acting on its behalf to) (i) use, edit, modify, prepare derivative works of, reproduce, host, display, stream, transmit, playback, transcode, copy, feature, market, sell, distribute, and otherwise fully exploit your User Submissions and your trademarks, service marks, slogans, logos, and similar proprietary rights (collectively, the “Trademarks”) in connection with (a) the Site, (b) the Company’s (and its successors’ and assigns’) businesses, (c) promoting, marketing, and redistributing part or all of the Site (and derivative works thereof) or the service in any media formats and through any media channels (including, without limitation, third-party websites); (ii) take whatever other action is required to perform and market the Service; (iii) allow its Users to stream, transmit, playback, download, display, feature, distribute, collect, and otherwise use the User Submissions and Trademarks in connection with the Service; and (iv) use and publish, and permit others to use and publish, the User Submissions, Trademarks, names, likenesses, and personal and biographical materials of you and the members of your group, in connection with the provision or marketing of the Service. The foregoing license grant to the Company does not affect your other ownership or license rights in your User Submissions, including the right to grant additional licenses to your User Submissions.

The Campaigner agrees and grants the Company the right to use all the visual and text-based content (digital or non-digital) submitted by the Campaigner for the campaign(s), for the purpose of branding and marketing activities of the Company. Notwithstanding anything in this Agreement, the Campaigner agrees to grant the Company an exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable rights and license, on worldwide basis, to monetize the Campaigner’s project pitch video(s) through any means or medium deemed for by the Company, including various digital platforms.

Third-Party Sites

The Site may permit campaign owners and users to link to other websites or resources on the Internet, and other websites or resources may contain links to the Site. When you access third-party websites, you do so at your own risk. Those other websites are not under the Company’s control, and you acknowledge that the Company is not liable for the content, functions, accuracy, legality, appropriateness, or any other aspect of those other websites or resources. The inclusion on another website of any link to the Site does not imply endorsement by or affiliation with the Company

Indemnification and limitation of liability

Notwithstanding anything herein, the campaigners and/or the Supporters, as may be applicable, will not hold the Company responsible in the event of target not met. The campaigners and/or the Supporters will also not hold the Company responsible for any unforeseen technical glitches such as but not limited to website down for maintenance, server errors, speed of website download, software glitches, any viruses in the website etc., that might affect transaction activity on their campaigns or contribution transactions.

You shall defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Company, it’s affiliates, employees, contractors, directors, suppliers, and representatives from all direct and indirect liabilities, claims, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, that arise from or relate to your breach or non-compliance of any of the Terms of Use herein, misrepresentation, acts of omission, utilisation of funds for anything other than stated purpose, lack of approvals, use or misuse of, or access to, the Service and Content, or otherwise from your User Submissions, violation of the Terms of Use, or infringement by you, or any third party using your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. The Company reserves the right to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will assist and cooperate with the Company in asserting any available defences. The indemnities if any shall survive beyond the period of the Agreement.

In no event will the Company be liable for any indirect, incidental or consequential damages (including loss of profit or business), howsoever arising, whether under contract, tort or otherwise, even if informed of the possibility of the same.

The cumulative liability of the Company under any circumstance will be limited to Rs 1,000

Others

This Agreement shall be governed by and construed under the applicable laws of the Indian Union, and in respect of any suit, action or proceeding arising out of this Agreement to the jurisdiction of the courts of New Delhi, India only.

This Agreement shall be valid for a period of 180 days from the date of acceptance. The Company may terminate the agreement at any point of time

Terms and conditions for Supporters

Supporters are Users of the Site and therefore all terms and conditions applicable to Users apply to Supporters in addition to the terms and conditions mentioned under this section and this is understood and agreed to.

Supporters agree they have read and clearly understand the Purpose and the Project related Details including utilisation of funds, which has been declared by the Campaigner on the Campaign page. Supporters have the opportunity to also raise any queries with the campaigner before making the contribution.

Supporters understand that the Company is only facilitating the collection of contributions; the Transaction is between the Supporter and Campaigner. The Campaigner is the final recipient of the contributions and is solely responsible for all the campaign related information, the project and the delivery and quality of Rewards.

Registration

Supporters can only access the campaigns section by completing registering on the Site using the Site’s registration procedure.

Contribution details

A contribution is the voluntary payment made by a Supporter to a Campaign running on the Site. This Contribution is made in exchange for a specified Reward. The Contribution is not made in exchange for equity or financial returns from the Campaigner nor is it being provided as a loan.

Fees and taxes

Supporters give their consent and authorize the Site to deduct the necessary Fees and charges on the contributed amount before transferring to the final recipient i.e., the campaigner, or while refunding their amount. The Contributions get transferred to the Campaigner if the Campaign is successful else they get refunded back to Supporters after deducting transaction costs.

Payment details

By Supporting a campaign, Supporters agree to provide their name, email address, phone number, address to the Site. Supporters also agree to provide the authorized online payment gateway of the Site, necessary & required details of their credit and/or debit cards for making an online contribution. Supporters represent that they are the rightful owners of the card being used and the Company is in no way liable for any transaction made by them on the Site. It is the responsibility of Supporters to have sufficient funds or credit while making a contribution for a campaign. Supporters are informed that their credit and debit card related details are being provided by them directly to the online payment gateway & remain confidential. For clarity the Company or the Site does not have access to this information. The Company shall be under no liability whatsoever in respect of any loss or damage arising directly or indirectly out of the decline of authorization for any Transaction, on Account of the Cardholder having exceeded the pre-set limit mutually agreed by the Site with the acquiring bank from time to time.

In case the Supporters choose opting for contributing towards a campaign using a Bank transfer mode, the Contribution is recognised and updated in the Supporters Tracker on receipt of Funds.

Other information

Supporters authorize the Site to provide campaigners their name and contact details for the purpose of delivering rewards and connecting regarding queries and Project updates. The Campaigner will also provide Supporters with an acknowledgement of the campaign contribution should the Campaign be successful.

Project completion

The Company does not oversee the performance or punctuality of the project; neither does it guarantee the completion of project. The responsibility of project completion solely lies with the campaigner.

Supporters agree to not hold the Company responsible for any dissatisfaction related to the project they funded and must deal with the campaigner directly. Supporters, by making a contribution to a campaign on the Site, are assumed to have understood that projects run the risk of getting delayed or not completing. Supporters need to make their judgment in supporting or contributing to a Campaign. The Site provides Supporters the facility of making queries on the Campaign with the campaigner.

The Company or the Site also does not endorse any User Submissions. All Users release the Company and the Site, its officers, employees, agents, and successors in rights from claims, damages, and demands of every kind, known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, disclosed or undisclosed, arising out of or in any way related to such disputes and the Service.

Rewards

Supporters are entitled to the Reward mentioned in the amount slab chosen by the Supporters from the Campaigner. The Estimated Delivery Date of the Reward given by the campaigner is not a promise to deliver the Reward by that date, but is merely an estimate of when the campaigner hopes to deliver the reward. Acknowledgement for Contribution, Delivery and fulfilment of the promised Rewards to the Supporters is the sole responsibility of the Campaigner and Supporters understand and agree that the Company or Site is in no way responsible for the quality or actual delivery of Rewards. Supporters agree that all discussions around the performance and delivery of Rewards will be taken up directly with the Campaigner without involving the Company or Site.

Sponsored Rewards

There may be Site Sponsors who may offer Supporters Rewards in addition to the Campaign Rewards on varying terms and conditions. The Sponsor and not the Company or Site is responsible for the delivery of those Rewards. Supporters agree that all discussions around the performance and delivery of Sponsored Rewards will be taken up directly with the Sponsor without involving the Company or Site. Supporters authorize the Company to provide Sponsors with details of the Supporters for the Sponsored Rewards

Contribution Return

Supporters cannot request for cancellation of contribution after making a contribution to a Campaign.

Supporter will get their Contribution back in case the campaign they are supporting fails to achieve its Funding Goal. Supporters agree that this will be subject to deduction of Transaction costs of 5% by the Company. Transfers will be made within 30 days of the end of the extended period of the campaign if the campaign is declared unsuccessful, subject to timely receipt of necessary information to make the Bank transfer from Supporters. The Supporters agree to receive back the Contribution made by them through an electronic transfer to their designated bank account. The Company will seek information, on the bank account for electronic transfer.

Campaigners may return a contribution at any time and for any reason, and if they do so, are not required to deliver the reward to Supporters.

Campaigners and Supporters agree to deal directly with each other, without involving the Company regarding any disputes or differences in regard to the Campaign.

Rights of the Campaigner

Supporters agree that the act of Supporting a Campaign, running on the Site, in itself does not give them the right to stake claim of ownership in the Campaigners Project.

Dispute between Campaigners and their Supporters

The Site or the Company is under no obligation to become involved in disputes between any Users, or between Users and any third party arising in connection with the use of the Site. This includes, but is not limited to, delivery of goods and services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties, or representations associated with campaigns on the Site. You release the Site and Company, its officers, employees, agents, and successors in rights from claims, damages, and demands of every kind, known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, disclosed or undisclosed, arising out of or in any way related to such disputes and the service.

Rules and Conduct

As a condition of use, you promise not to use the Site for any purpose that is prohibited by the Terms of Use or law. The Site and its’ services are provided only for your own personal, non-commercial use (except as allowed by in this Terms of Use). You are responsible for all of your activity in connection with the Site and its Services. You shall not, and shall not permit any third party using your account to, take any action, or Submit Content, that:

  • Infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, right of publicity, or other right of any other person or entity, or violates any law or contract;
  • You know is false, misleading, or inaccurate;
  • Is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, libellous, deceptive, fraudulent, tortious, obscene, offensive, profane, or invasive of another’s privacy;
  • Constitutes unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or promotional material or any junk mail, spam, or chain letters;
  • Contains software viruses or any other computer codes, files, or programs that are designed or intended to disrupt, damage, limit, or interfere with the proper function of any software, hardware, or telecommunications equipment or to damage or obtain unauthorized access to any system, data, password, or other information of the Company or any third party; or
  • Impersonates any person or entity, including any employee or representative of the Company
  • Users may not use the Company’s Site for activities that: (i) violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation; (ii) relate to sales of (a) narcotics, steroids, certain controlled substances or other products that present a risk to consumer safety, (b) drug paraphernalia, (c) items that encourage, promote, facilitate or instruct others to engage in illegal activity, (d) items that promote hate, violence, racial intolerance, or the financial exploitation of a crime, (e) items that are considered obscene, (f) items that infringe or violate any copyright, trademark, right of publicity or privacy or any other proprietary right under the laws of any jurisdiction, (g) certain sexually oriented materials or services, or (h) ammunition, firearms, or certain firearm parts or accessories, or (i) ,certain weapons or knives regulated under applicable law; (iii) relate to transactions that (a) show the personal information of third parties in violation of applicable law, (b) support pyramid or ponzi schemes, matrix programs, other “get rich quick” schemes or certain multi-level marketing programs, (c) are associated with purchases of real property, annuities or lottery contracts, lay-away systems, off-shore banking or transactions to finance or refinance debts funded by a credit card, (d) are by payment processors to collect payments on behalf of merchants, (e), are associated with the following Money Service Business activities: the sale of traveller’s checks or money orders, currency exchanges or check cashing, or (f) provide certain credit repair or debt settlement services; (iv) involve the sales of products or services identified by government agencies to have a high likelihood of being fraudulent; (v) violate applicable laws or industry regulations regarding the sale of (a) tobacco products, or (b) prescription drugs and devices; (vi) involve gambling, gaming and/or any other activity with an entry fee and a prize, including, but not limited to casino games, sports betting, horse or greyhound racing, lottery tickets, other ventures that facilitate gambling, games of skill (whether or not it is legally defined as a lottery) and sweepstakes unless the operator has obtained prior approval from the Company and the operator and customers are located exclusively in jurisdictions where such activities are permitted by law.”
  • Additionally, you shall not: (i) take any action that imposes or may impose (as determined by the Company in its sole discretion) an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Company’s or its third-party providers’ infrastructure; (ii) interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Service or any activities conducted on the Service; (iii) bypass any measures the Company may use to prevent or restrict access to the Service (or other accounts, computer systems, or networks connected to the Service); (iv) run Maillist, Listserv, or any form of auto-responder or “spam” on the Service; or (v) use manual or automated software, devices, or other processes to “crawl” or “spider” any page of the Site.
You shall not directly or indirectly: (i) decipher, decompile, disassemble, reverse engineer, or otherwise attempt to derive any source code or underlying ideas or algorithms of any part of the Service, except to the limited extent applicable laws specifically prohibit such restriction; (ii) modify, translate, or otherwise create derivative works of any part of the Service; or (iii) copy, rent, lease, distribute, or otherwise transfer any of the rights that you receive hereunder. You shall abide by all applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations. 
The Company does not guarantee that any Content will be made available through the Service. The Company has no obligation to monitor the Service or Content. The Company reserves the right to, at any time, for any reason, and without notice: (i) cancel, reject, interrupt, remove, or suspend a campaign or project; (ii) remove, edit, or modify any Content, including, but not limited to, any User Submission; and (ii) remove or block any User or User Submission. Rugbeneathmyfeet.com reserves the right not to comment on the reasons for any of these actions.

Termination

The Company may terminate your access to the Site, without cause or notice, which may result in the forfeiture and destruction of all information associated with your account. If you wish to terminate your account, you may do so by following the instructions on the Site. Any fees paid to the Company are non-refundable. All provisions of the Terms of Use that by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including, without limitation, ownership provisions, warranty disclaimers, indemnity, and limitations of liability.

Warranty Disclaimer

The Company has no special relationship with or fiduciary duty to you. You acknowledge that the Company has no duty to take any action regarding any of the following: which Users gain access to the Site; what Content Users access through the Site; what effects the Content may have on Users; how Users may interpret or use the Content; or what actions Users may take as a result of having been exposed to the Content. The Company cannot guarantee the authenticity of any data or information that Users provide about themselves or their campaigns and projects. You release the Company from all liability for your having acquired or not acquired Content through the Site. The Site may contain, or direct you to websites containing, information that some people may find offensive or inappropriate. The Company makes no representations concerning any Content on the Site, and the Company is not liable for the accuracy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material contained on the Service.

The Company does not guarantee that any Content will be made available through the Site. The Company has no obligation to monitor the Service or Content. The Company reserves the right to, at any time, for any reason, and without notice: (i) cancel, reject, interrupt, remove, or suspend a campaign or project; (ii) remove, edit, or modify any Content, including, but not limited to, any User Submission; and (iii) remove or block any User or User Submission. The Company reserves the right not to comment on the reasons for any of these actions.

The Service is provided “as is” and “as available” and is without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability, and fitness for a particular purpose, and any warranties implied by any course of performance or usage of trade, all of which are expressly disclaimed. The Company, and its directors, employees, agents, suppliers, partners, and content providers do not warrant that: (a) the Service will be secure or available at any particular time or location; (b) any defects or errors will be corrected; (c) any content or software available at or through the Service is free of viruses or other harmful components; or (d) the results of using the Service will meet your requirements. Your use of the Service is solely at your own risk. Some states or countries do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the above limitations may not apply to you.

The Company makes no guaranty of confidentiality or privacy of any communication or information transmitted on the Site or any website linked to the Site. The Company will not be liable for the privacy of email addresses, registration and identification information, disk space, communications, confidential or trade-secret information, or any other Content stored on the Company’s equipment, transmitted over networks accessed by the Site, or otherwise connected with your use of the Service. The Company will not be liable for the privacy of email addresses, registration and identification information, disk space, communications, confidential or trade-secret information, or any other Content stored on the Company’s equipment, transmitted over networks accessed by the Site, or otherwise connected with your use of the Service.

Content and License

You agree that the Site contains Content provided by the Company and its partners and Users and that the Content may be protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents, trade secrets, or other rights and laws. You shall abide by and maintain all copyright and other legal notices, information, and restrictions contained in any Content accessed through the Service. The Company grants to each User of the Site a worldwide, non-exclusive, non-sub licensable and non-transferable license to use and reproduce the Content, solely for personal, non-commercial use. Use, reproduction, modification, distribution, or storage of any Content for other than personal, non-commercial use is prohibited without prior written permission from the Company, or from the copyright holder. You shall not sell, license, rent, or otherwise use or exploit any Content for commercial use or in any way that violates any third-party right.

Intellectual Property

By submitting Content (User Submissions) on the Site, you agree to the following terms:

  • The Company will not have any ownership rights over your User Submissions. However, you agree to provide the Company the license to perform and market the Site or the Company on your behalf and on behalf of its other Users and itself. You grant to the Company the worldwide, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicensable, transferable right to (and to allow others acting on its behalf to) (i) use, edit, modify, prepare derivative works of, reproduce, host, display, stream, transmit, playback, transcode, copy, feature, market, sell, distribute, and otherwise fully exploit your User Submissions and your trademarks, service marks, slogans, logos, and similar proprietary rights (collectively, the “Trademarks”) in connection with (a) the Service, (b) the Company’s (and its successors’ and assigns’) businesses, (c) promoting, marketing, and redistributing part or all of the Site (and derivative works thereof) or the Service in any media formats and through any media channels (including, without limitation, third-party websites); (ii) take whatever other action is required to perform and market the Service; (iii) allow its Users to stream, transmit, playback, download, display, feature, distribute, collect, and otherwise use the User Submissions and Trademarks in connection with the Service; and (iv) use and publish, and permit others to use and publish, the User Submissions, Trademarks, names, likenesses, and personal and biographical materials of you and the members of your group, in connection with the provision or marketing of the Service. The foregoing license grant to the Company does not affect your other ownership or license rights in your User Submissions, including the right to grant additional licenses to your User Submissions.
  • You are publishing your User Submission and you may be identified publicly by your name or User ID in association with your User Submission
  • You grant to each User a non-exclusive license to access your User Submissions through the Service, and to use, edit, modify, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display and perform such User Submissions solely for personal, non-commercial use.
  • You further agree that your User Submissions will not contain third-party copyrighted material, or material that is subject to other third-party proprietary rights, unless you have permission from the rightful owner of the material or you are otherwise legally entitled to post the material and to grant the Company all of the license rights granted herein
  • You will pay all royalties and other amounts owed to any person or entity based on your Submitting User Submissions to the Service or the Company’s publishing or hosting of the User Submissions as contemplated by these Terms of Use
  • The use or other exploitation of User Submissions by the Company and Users as contemplated by this agreement will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party, including without limitation any privacy rights, publicity rights, copyrights, contract rights, or any other intellectual property or proprietary rights
  • The Company shall have the right to delete, edit, modify, reformat, excerpt, or translate any of your User Submissions
  • All information publicly posted or privately transmitted through the Site is the sole responsibility of the person from which that content originated
  • The Company will not be liable for any errors or omissions in any Content
  • The Company cannot guarantee the identity of any other Users with whom you may interact while using the Service
  • All Content you access through the Site is at your own risk and you will be solely responsible for any resulting damage or loss to any party
  • The Company reserves the right to cancel or suspend any campaign or delete any User Submission or terminate a User account if there is a complaint of infringement of the Content.
  • The Company reserves the right to ban repeat infringers of Intellectual property from using the Site

Indemnification

Notwithstanding anything herein, the campaigners and/or the Supporters, as may be applicable, will not hold the Company responsible in the event of target not met. The campaigners and/or the Supporters will also not hold the Company responsible for any unforeseen technical glitches such as but not limited to website down for maintenance, server errors, speed of website download, software glitches, any viruses in the website etc., that might affect transaction activity on their campaigns or contribution transactions.

You shall defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Company, it’s affiliates, employees, contractors, directors, suppliers, and representatives from all direct and indirect liabilities, claims, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, that arise from or relate to your breach or non-compliance of any of the Terms of Use herein, misrepresentation, use or misuse of, or access to, the Service and Content, or otherwise from your User Submissions, violation of the Terms of Use, or infringement by you, or any third party using your account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. The Company reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will assist and cooperate with the Company in asserting any available defences.

Limitation of Liability

In no event shall the Company, nor its directors, employees, agents, partners, vendors, suppliers, or content providers, be liable under contract, tort, strict liability, negligence, or any other legal or equitable theory with respect to the service (i) for any lost profits, data loss, cost of procurement of substitute goods or services, or special, indirect, incidental, punitive, or consequential damages of any kind whatsoever, substitute goods or services (however arising) and (ii) for any bugs, viruses, Trojan horses, or the like (regardless of the source of origination).

The Company shall not be liable for any failure to perform its obligations hereunder where the failure results from any cause beyond the Company’s reasonable control, including, without limitation, mechanical, electronic, or communications failure or degradation.

The cumulative liability of the Company under any circumstance will be limited to Rs1,000

Electronic Delivery, Notice Policy, and Your Consent

By using the Site, you consent to receive from the Company, all communications including notices, agreements, legally required disclosures, or other information in connection with the Site (collectively, “Contract Notices”) electronically. The Company may provide the electronic Contract Notices by posting them on the Site. If you desire to withdraw your consent to receive Contract Notices electronically, you must discontinue your use of the Site.

Governing Law

This agreement and Terms of Use shall be governed by and constructed in accordance with the laws of India without reference to conflict of laws principles and disputes arising in relation hereto shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New Delhi only.

Integration and Severability

These Terms of Use, The Privacy Policy, and other referenced material are the entire agreement between you and the Company with respect to the Service, and supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals (whether oral, written or electronic) between you and the Company with respect to the Service and govern the future relationship. If any provision of the Terms of Use is found to be unenforceable or invalid, that provision will be limited or eliminated to the minimum extent necessary so that the Terms of Use will otherwise remain in full force and effect and enforceable. The failure of either party to exercise in any respect any right provided for herein shall not be deemed a waiver of any further rights hereunder.

Miscellaneous

The Terms of Use are personal to you, and are not assignable, transferable, or sub licensable by you except with the Company’s prior written consent. The Company may assign, transfer, or delegate any of its rights and obligations hereunder without consent. No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment relationship is created as a result of the Terms of Use and neither party has any authority of any kind to bind the other in any respect. In any action or proceeding to enforce rights under the Terms of Use, the prevailing party will be entitled to recover costs and attorneys’ fees. All notices under the Terms of Use will be in writing and will be deemed to have been duly given when received, if personally delivered or sent by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested; when receipt is electronically confirmed, if transmitted by facsimile or e-mail; or the day after it is sent, if sent for next day delivery by recognized overnight delivery service.

 

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