TERMS AND CONDITIONS

This constitutes a legal and binding Agreement (the “Agreement” or “Terms”) between You and SVG Media Private Limited (“Us”/ “We”/ “Our”/ “SVG”). Terms and Conditions state the grounds on which the User can use (“Use”) this application. Since You downloaded Our App from Google Play, You will also be subject to Google Play Terms of Service. If there is any conflict between Google Play Terms of Service and this Agreement with respect to Your Use of the App, then this Agreement shall prevail.

This Agreement may be updated from time to time at Our sole discretion and the most updated version will be available on the App at all times along with the date of last revision. Continued Use by the User of the App after any revision indicates the User’s acceptance of the updated/ revised Agreement. If We make any material changes, We will notify You by means of a notice on this App prior to the change becoming effective.

By accessing the App, and using the services offered by this App, You become the User and become bound by, the terms and conditions of this Agreement and other policies of SVG for as long as You continue to Use/ visit the App. If You do not agree to be bound by these terms and conditions, do not use or register with the app or for the services rendered herein. Your Use, registration or participation in any manner with the App or the Services being provided constitutes agreement to these Terms and any applicable policies.

We at SVG are running a news aggregation App which enables its Users to have access to a variety of articles- news and otherwise (“Articles”), collected from various websites (“Websites”). SVG may offer additional services or revise any of the services, at its discretion at any future date in which case these terms and conditions shall apply to all additional services or revised services. All rights to cease offering any of the services on the App are reserved with SVG.

  1. DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION
    1. Capitalised terms, not defined elsewhere in this Agreement shall mean as follows:
      1. App” means the android mobile platform downloadable from Google Play and owned by SVG Media Private Limited, including any updates thereof.
      2. “Google Play” means the service provided by Google Ireland Limited, a third party located at Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland and/or its affiliates, which You may Use in order to download the App.
      3. “Google Play Terms of Service” means terms of service that apply to the use of Google Play and available at http//:play.google.com/about/play-terms.html.
      4. “User” or “You” or “Your” refers to a natural person who has accepted the terms of this Agreement in order to Use the App.
      5. “PII" or “Personally Identifiable Information” means data which, alone, or when combined with other personal or identifying information which is linked or linkable to a specific individual, can be used to identify, contact, or precisely locate a natural person or the device.
    2. Any reference to the singular includes a reference to the plural and vice versa, and any reference to one gender includes a reference to other gender(s), unless explicitly provided for.
    3. Headings and captions are used for convenience only and not for interpretation of the Agreement.
    4. Any reference to a natural person shall include his/her heirs, executors and permitted assignees and any reference to any juristic person shall, include its affiliates, successors and permitted assignees, unless repugnant to the context.
  2. ELIGIBILITY
      You can be a Party to this Agreement only if:
    1. You are of legal age, eligibility and mental capacity to form a binding contract with SVG;
    2. You are not barred by applicable law from Using this App;
  3. PROVISION OF THE APP
    1. The App is designed to provide an in-app browsing experience through an embedded browser. The App does not provide any news, content or information, but provides a brief excerpt of the content available in the public domain by aggregating such content, categorised according to themes, within one platform for easy access by You and for assisting You to find corresponding content of Your interest. The App does not host, display or transmit any content owned by third parties in its servers. When You read a short excerpt of the content, You may be linked to the original source, upon tapping “Read More” tab on Your screen. You agree and acknowledge that the App does not report and/or broadcast any content (including news) on its own accord and SVG is not responsible or liable for the content or accuracy of content that may be accessed by You through the App.
    2. The App may include links to other mobile applications and/or websites which may contain materials that are objectionable, unlawful, or inaccurate. We do not endorse or support these links or the products and services they provide; these links are provided for Your convenience only. We are not responsible or liable for the content or accuracy of such links.
    3. In order to provide the App to You, We may request You to register and/or provide information about yourself. We trust that any information provided by You will always be true, accurate, complete and updated.
    4. The content displayed on the App is for Your non-commercial and personal use. You are not allowed to copy, reproduce, alter, modify, create derivative works of, or publicly display any content displayed on the App or that is available on the linked web pages. In the event that you breach this provision, You may be prosecuted for violation of intellectual property rights (“IPR”) by owners of IPRs in such content displayed on the linked web pages.
  4. USING THE APP
    1. While the App is available to You free of cost, We may amend these terms and impose a cost on the App in the future. Prior to doing so We will provide You with prior notice by way of a pop-up notification on the App.
    2. You shall Use the App only for such purposes as is permitted by (a) this Agreement, and (b) any law, regulation or generally accepted practices or guidelines applicable in the country of which You are a citizen, in which You are resident or from where You use this App.
    3. For Your Use of the App, We grant You a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable right to install and Use the App on Your mobile device. However, You shall not copy the App or its components.
    4. We also grant You a non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access such content on the App owned by SVG. For using any content owned by a third-party, You will require authorisation from such party. We don’t license such content to You and Your Use of the content owned by a third-party is governed by applicable terms and conditions prescribed by such third-party.
  5. RESTRICTIONS ON USE
    1. You shall not Use the App or any content provided thereof for any purpose that is illegal, unlawful or prohibited by this Agreement.
    2. You shall not redistribute, sublicense, rent, publish, sell, assign, lease, market, transfer, or otherwise make the App or any component or content thereof, available to third-parties.
    3. You shall not circumvent or disable any digital rights management, usage rules, or other security features of the App; remove, alter or obscure any proprietary notices (including copyright notices) on any portion of the App; and not Use the App in a manner that threatens the integrity, performance or availability of the App.
    4. You will not attempt to or engage in any activity that may:
      1. reverse engineer, decompile or otherwise extract the source code related to the App or any part thereof, unless it is expressly permitted by SVG to You in writing or is required by the applicable law;
      2. use any robot, spider, retrieval application, or other device to retrieve or index any portion of the App or content thereof;
      3. collect information about Users of the App for any illegal or unlawful purpose;
      4. create any User accounts by automated means or under false pretences for using the App;
      5. transmit any viruses, worms, defects, trojan horses, or any items of a destructive nature through the App;
      6. Use the App in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair or undertake any action which is harmful or potentially harmful to any of the servers, networks, computer systems, or resources connected to any of the servers connected, directly or indirectly to the App, or interfere with any other third-party’s use and enjoyment of the App;
      7. carry out any denial of service or any other harmful attacks on the App or disrupt or place unreasonable burdens or excessive loads on, or interfere with or attempt to make, or attempt any unauthorised access to the App or any part of the App or any user of the App;
      8. forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through the App;
      9. obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available, in the opinion of SVG, through the App.
    5. You will not impersonate another person or impersonate, guide or host on behalf of, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent Your affiliation with any person or entity, including, but not limited to Our officials, employees, agents, partners and affiliates.
  6. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
    1. Your Use of the App is, and at all times shall be, governed by and subject to the laws regarding copyright, trademark, patent and trade secret ownership and use (“Intellectual Property”). You agree to abide by the laws regarding ownership and use of Intellectual Property, and You shall be solely responsible for any violations of any laws and for any infringements of any Intellectual Property rights caused by Your Use of the App through Your device.
    2. SVG does not claim any ownership rights to the original sources of information, which are held by the sites to which the App may link You.
    3. All trademarks, brands and service marks of the App are the property of SVG only. SVG owns all Intellectual Property in relation to the App individually.
    4. The App and any underlying technology or software in connection with the App may contain rights of SVG or its affiliates or any third-party. For use of any third-party’s Intellectual Property, You may need to get permission directly from the owner of such Intellectual Property.
    5. Any Intellectual Property which is not specifically mentioned to be owned by SVG is owned by their respective owners and the owners have a right to take appropriate actions against You for any violation, infringement or passing-off.
  7. PRIVACY
    1. Our privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) explains how We treat Your personal data and protect Your privacy when You Use the App. By Using the App, You agree that We can use such data according to such Privacy Policy.
    2. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of passwords associated with any device You use to access the App. Accordingly, You are solely responsible for all activities that occur with Your device. If You become aware of any unauthorised use of Your device, You should notify the relevant authorities at the earliest.
  8. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
    1. Your Use of the App or any content available thereof is entirely at Your own risk and We shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, special, exemplary, punitive, monetary or any other damages, fees, fines, penalties or liabilities whatsoever arising out of or relating to Your Use of the App.
    2. You may terminate access to the App if You are not satisfied with it.
    3. You shall defend, indemnify and hold SVG and its officers, directors, employees, representatives and agents harmless from and against any claims, actions, demands, liabilities, judgments and settlements, including without limitation, reasonable legal fee that may result from or alleged to result from (a) Your Use of the App, or (b) Your breach of any rules, regulations and/or orders under any applicable law.
    4. You are also responsible for any breach of Your obligations under the Agreement and/or the consequences of any such breach.
  9. NO WARRANTIES
    1. We shall make Our best efforts to make the App available to You in the best possible manner. However, We disclaim all warranties in relation to the App, whether express or implied, including but not limited to
      1. the App being constantly available or available at all;
      2. installation or un-installation choices in relation the App being successfully executed in all cases;
      3. that the App will always function without disruptions, delay or errors;
      4. your personal ability to Use the App;
      5. your satisfaction with the Use of the App;
      6. the accuracy of the data provided by the App;
      7. that all bugs or errors in relation to the App will be corrected;
      8. that the App will be compatible with all devices and all networks;
      9. that the App is fit for a particular purpose or use;
      10. that the App and its contents are accessible in every location.
    2. SVG, its officers, directors, employees, affiliates and agents and any other service provider responsible for providing access to the App in connection with this Agreement will not be liable for any acts or omissions, attributable in part or in whole to the acts or omissions of third parties, or for damages that result from the operation systems, equipment, facilities or services provided by third parties that are interconnected with SVG.
  10. TERMINATION
    1. Your access to the App may be terminated if:
      1. You voluntarily uninstall the App from Your device;
      2. You knowingly or unknowingly cause direct or indirect breach, as ascertained by SVG, of these terms as a whole or in part; or
      3. You do not pay the requisite fee, if any, should SVG charge for Use of the App.
    2. We may have to terminate Your access to the App if:
      1. We are required to do so by law;
      2. the provision of the App to You, is no longer commercially feasible for Us;
      3. You are a repeat infringer of this Agreement.
    3. When this Agreement comes to an end, all of the legal rights, obligations and liabilities that You and SVG have benefited from, been subject to, or which have accrued over time whilst the Agreement has been in force, or which are expressed to continue indefinitely, shall be unaffected by this cessation, and shall continue to apply to such rights, obligations and liabilities indefinitely.
  11. GOVERNING LAW AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION
    1. The App may be controlled and operated through any country and may be subject to the laws of that country in which they are controlled and operated. If You Use the App from any location, then You are responsible for compliance with the local laws applicable to You.
    2. This Agreement shall be governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of India. All disputes relating to this Agreement shall be settled in the courts located at Delhi, India.
  12. NOTICES

    SVG may post notices within the App or send You notices on the email address that You may have shared with Us. You will have received such notices within 3 (three) days of Us sending the notice. Your continued Use of the App on expiry of such 3 (three) days shall constitute Your receipt and acceptance of the notices sent to You.

  13. DISCLAIMER
    1. The contents provided through the App may include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. The contents or any information available on the App is provided “as is” and without warranties of any kind either express or implied, to the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law. SVG does not warrant that the functions contained in the contents will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or the servers that make them available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. SVG shall not be liable for any misuse or data theft as a consequence of Your Use of the App.
    2. You expressly warrant that You will not Use the App if You do not understand, agree to become a party to, and abide by all the terms specified in this Agreement. Any violation of this agreement may result in legal liability upon You. Nothing in the Agreement should be construed to confer any rights to any third party or any other person.