Terms & Conditions

Updated On: 12/04/2017

This www.thegorgeousbride.com, (hereinafter referred to as “Website”) is the property of Workthread Lifestyle Solutions Private Limited (hereinafter referred to as “The Company”), a Private Limited Company incorporated in India under the provisions of The Companies Act, 1956 or 2013.

By accessing, browsing and/or registering with the Website, the User hereby unconditionally agrees to and subject itself to the following Terms and Conditions:
1. Definitions:
Unless otherwise specified, the following words and expressions shall have the meaning as given herein below:
i. “Data or Material” includes photographs, images, videos, GIF, Articles, Blogs, etc. which is eligible to be posted onto the Website.
ii. “Person” shall mean and include individual, Company, Firm, Association or any other legal entity and the term ‘It’ shall be used to refer to legal entity as well all genders in individuals.
iii. “User” shall mean the person who uses, accesses or browses the website and its contents for or signs up with the website for any of the following purposes:
a) To view, save, share, download, copy or edit any of the photos and videos posted thereto;
b) To read, write or share any of the blogs, ideas, recommendations, comments, etc.;
c) To access any of the details or information posted onto the website;
d) To make any search within the website;
e) To save, copy, share, download, edit or process any of the data posted onto the website;
f) To view or access any of the Advertisement, third party links, etc. posted on the Website;

2. Commencement of Liability:
The liability of any User under these Terms and conditions shall commence on and from the day, such user accesses, uses or browses the website or from the day the user successfully signs up with the website, whichever is earlier. The liability of any user sharing its data or material with the Company shall commence from the day it got associated with the Company by any means.

3. Sharing and Posting of User’s Data or Material on to the Website:

3.1. Interested Users can contact the Company to post the following data or material onto the Website:
a) Articles or blogs: Interested Users may share their articles or blogs on latest wedding trends, styles, fashion, etc. as may be approved by the Company. Such articles or blogs shall be exclusively shared with the Company and shall not be posted anywhere by such user without the prior written approval of the Company.
b) Wedding stories: The Brides or Grooms may share their wedding stories, Dos or Don’ts for brides and grooms, Sharing bridal experiences, etc.
c) Photographs or Videos: Brides, Grooms can also approach the Company to post their wedding photos or videos onto the Website. Photographers may also share such bridal photographs with the Company provided an approval from bride, groom or both as the case may be, shall be submitted in writing to the Company.
d) Any other data or material as may be approved by the Company.

3.2. All such data or material shall be posted onto the website only with the prior approval of the Company and subject to such conditions as may be prescribed by the Company.
3.3. The Company may, on its own, approach any user to share its data or material to be posted onto the website and such User shall have right to accept or refuse such a request, but in the event such user accepts to share such data or material, it shall be bound by all the obligations as mentioned in these Terms and Conditions.
3.4. Sharing of such data or material shall be at the sole discretion of the User and once shared, the User is forbidden from claiming any plea of undue-influence, coercion, etc.
3.5. Once an authority to share data or material is given by the User, the same cannot be taken back or withdrawn.
3.6. Notwithstanding anything mentioned supra, the Company shall have an absolute right to refuse to post any such data or material onto the Website and no user shall have any right to question such refusal.

4. Listing of vendors or businesses:

4.1. The Company through the website may also provide for the details of the vendors or businesses that serve the brides and other wedding related requirements.
4.2. Such vendors or businesses may approach the Company for getting their business listed onto the Website free-of-charge or with charge as may be prescribed by the Company in its sole discretion.
4.3. The Company shall have sole right to accept or refuse the listing of such vendors or businesses with or without reason and no user is at liberty to question such acceptance or refusal of listing by the Company.
4.4. Listing of vendors or businesses onto the website is merely informative and the Company takes no responsibility for or provides no assurances for the quality of the product or services of such vendors or businesses.
4.5. The Company is not a ranking authority and therefore, is not eligible to evaluate or rank the performance of such vendors or businesses based on quality, management, administration, customer handling, customer satisfaction, efficiency of the services, etc. Any such ranking, if provided on the website is based on mere user experience. Therefore, the User is advised to check and confirm the performance of such vendors and businesses through other independent sources before entering into any kind of arrangements (Commercial or otherwise) with them.
4.6. The Company shall not be responsible for any dealing whatsoever (commercial or otherwise) between any user and such vendors or businesses.

5. Obligations of User in General:

5.1. The User undertakes to access and browse the Website in consonance with these Terms & Conditions and in compliance with the laws and rules as may be applicable.
5.2. The User undertakes that all the information given to the Company, i.e. Name, mobile number, email id, address(es), other social media IDs etc. is correct, complete and verified.
5.3. The User shall not try to have an unauthorized access to the Website. Any such attempt shall give a right to the Company to have recourse to legal remedy available to it including filing of a civil or criminal case against such user.
5.4. The User shall be responsible for the secrecy of its log-in credentials.
5.5. The User acknowledges that all the data, photographs, videos, blogs, articles, tips, advice, comments, etc. posted onto the Website is the property of the Company or of the Third Party who have legally authorized the Company to post the same on its website. All intellectual Property Rights or any other rights linked to such Property is owned by the Company or such Third Party and the user is forbidden from stealing, copying, saving, downloading, editing, morphing, tampering with, modifying or processing in any way any such property of the Company without any written authority from the Company.
5.6. The User agrees and acknowledges that the Website Name, logo, Service Marks, contents and the code of the Website is an exclusive intellectual property of the Company and the user further undertakes not to indulge in any episode of infringement of any intellectual property owned by the Company or any Third Party.
5.7. The User undertakes to make the complete payment of the charges, if any, as prescribed by the Company.

6. Obligations of the Users in specific for sharing and posting of Data or Material:

6.1. The User hereby agrees and undertakes to be bound by all the “obligations of the Users in general” as stated supra in these Terms and Conditions.
6.2. The User undertakes that the data, photo, video or any other material shared by it with the Company to post the same onto the Website is correct, true and belongs exclusively to it and not to any third party.
6.3. The sole responsibility of said data or material regarding its accuracy or ownership or for any other matter shall be of such User and the Company shall not be responsible for anything concerning such data or material.
6.4. The user represents and warrants that there is no restriction whatsoever under any contract or law which debars such data or material from being posted onto the Website.
6.5. Any third-party claim arising out of such data or material shall be the sole responsibility of that user and shall be dealt with solely by that User.
6.6. The Company shall in no way be responsible for any kind of law violation or Intellectual Property right infringement by such User or by such data or material posted on the Website.
6.7. The User agrees to indemnify the Company for any loss or damage suffered by the Company due to any action or claim made by the third party resulting from any such material or data posted onto the Company’s Website.
6.8. The User shall not indulge in any episode of plagiarism vis-à-vis such data or material as may be posted onto the website.
6.9. The User hereby unconditionally authorises the Company to post and share such data or material and undertakes to provide all necessary written approvals and confirmations as and when required by the Company or as may be required by the applicable law(s).
6.10. The User acknowledges that once such data or material is posted onto the Website, the same shall become the property of the Company and the user is forbidden from claiming any right adverse to the interest of the Company. The Company will publish or post such data or material with due credits.
6.11. The User hereby authorizes the Company to save, copy, edit, print, use, process, sell, transfer, license, assign, etc. for all the commercial purposes or transform in any form, all the material i.e. data, photographs, videos, articles, blogs, etc. posted onto the Website or made available to the Company in any other form by the User. User shall not be entitled to aver intellectual property right infringement for any of such use by the Company.
6.12. The User agrees and authorizes the Company to share such data or material on other social media also.

7. Prohibitions:

7.1. The right given to User to access or browse the Website is non-transferable and non-assignable.
7.2. Any unauthorized use of the access is prohibited.
7.3. No User shall copy, edit, print, save, tamper with in any way or otherwise modify, use or process, etc. any data or material posted onto the website except with written consent of the Company.
7.4. No User shall tamper with any intellectual property notice of any material available on Website.
7.5. No User shall use Website as a mean to post any obscene or indecent material.
7.6. No user shall use the contents, data or material of the Website for spamming.
7.7. No User shall indulge in voluntary or strategic defamation of the Company, website, any user, business/vendor listed on the Website and/or shall not indulge in enticing others to perform any such act(s).
7.8. No User shall use the Website as a platform to propagate any religion or to offend any religion.
7.9. The User shall be prohibited to introduce or post onto the Website any information or material, which contains a virus, worm or other harmful component
7.10. In the event of breach of any of the above-mentioned provisions by the User, the Company reserves its right to deactivate/suspend the User’s access or to delete any such data or to take any other action as it may deem necessary without any prior notice.

8. Representations and Warranties of the User:

8.1. The User represents and warrants that it,
• In case of an individual, has attained the age of majority i.e. eighteen (18) years or above, or
• In case of partnership, is a registered partnership firm under the Indian Partnership Act, 1932, or the Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008, or
• In case of Company, is incorporated under The Companies Act, 1956 or 2013, or
• In case of any other Associations or Foreign Entity, is competent to enter into a valid contract under the provisions of the Indian Contract Act, 1872

And that it is not disqualified by any law or court(s) and/or there is no restriction imposed upon it under any Indian or foreign law debarring it from entering into a legal, valid and enforceable contract.

8.2. The User represents and warrants that all the personal information submitted by the user to the Website, is correct and accurate.
8.3. By registering or providing its address, phone no. and/or email id to the Company through its Website, the User warrants and authorizes the Company to contact it through call or SMS or via email and further authorizes it to send newsletters, updates, promotional or other emails to its registered email id.
8.4. The User warrants and represents that the debit/credit card details provided by it in order to make payment of the Charges, are correct and that such debit/credit card legally belongs to such user or it has a legal right to use such debit/credit card.

9. Representation and warranties by the Company & Disclaimer:

9.1. Any views, opinion, advice, tips, etc. expressed in any article, blog, video, photograph or in any other material posted onto the website is personal to the author of the work and does not showcase or express in any way, the views, opinion or advice of the Company.
9.2. The Company provides no warranties or representations either expressed or implied for any of the content available on the Website. It is solely the responsibility of the Users to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of the data available on the Website.
9.3. The Company provides no warranties or representations either expressed or implied that the use of any data or material contained in Website will not infringe any intellectual property rights. Users are advised to take appropriate legal advice before using or accessing any third-party data or material posted onto the website.
9.4. The Company does not accept any liability towards the data posted onto the Website. The User who has shared the data or material to publish the same onto the website, is fully responsible for the correctness of the information and shall be solely responsible for all action taken by third party whether civil or criminal against such data or material. The Company undertakes to block or restrict the publication of wrong or objectionable data or material after the due process on receiving any complaint.
9.5. The Company will take reasonable care in protecting the data or material so shared by User to publish the same onto the website but provides no warranties or representations whatsoever (express or implied) against any misuse or abuse (includes saving, copying, storing, downloading, uploading, publishing, processing, editing, morphing, etc.) of such data or material. The Company shall not be directly or indirectly responsible for any unauthorised access, misuse or abuse of such data or material by other users or third parties. The Company holds no liability towards any loss suffered by owner of the data or material so posted onto the website for any intellectual property rights infringement by any third party.

9.6. The Company shall not have any liability towards any kind of transaction taken place between two Users or between any User and Third Party (Vendors/Businesses listed onto the website or others) by means of its website. The Company shall not be liable for any cost whatsoever arising out of such arrangements.
9.7. The Company makes no representation whatsoever and takes no responsibility for or on behalf of any of the vendors or businesses listed in its website. There is no implied or expressed principle-agent relationship or partnership or joint venture between the Company and vendor(s)/business(es) listed onto the Website.
9.8. The Company may provide advertisements or links to the third parties website, Apps or tools through its website. Any access by the User to such Advertisements or Third Party website, Apps or tools will be governed by the Terms & Conditions of the concerned Website, Apps or tools. The User is advised to go through the terms and conditions of the concerning third party website, Apps, and tools before accessing or using it.
9.9. The Company may publish sponsored articles or blogs onto its website for the purpose of marketing certain products or services. The Company has clearly marked those articles and blogs as ‘sponsor’ or ‘Ad’ and therefore, holds no responsibility and/or provide no assurances, expressed or implied, for such products or services.
9.10. The Company represents that it will take all the reasonable care for smooth working of the website and it further represents that in event of any technical, program or any other error, bug, virus, etc. in the website, the Company will take all the corrective actions and further will take all the preventive measures. However, the Company shall not be responsible for any loss, cost, damages, etc. incurred by any user on account of slow down or down time or unresponsiveness of the website for maintenance, technical or program error, bug, virus, repair, or for any other reason whatsoever.

10. Rights as reserved by the Company:

10.1. The Company reserves its right to introduce new services or features to the Website or withdraw any existing services or feature at any time without any notice. No claim shall be entertained from the User on such withdrawal or introduction of the services or features.
10.2. The Company further reserves its right to correct any omissions, inaccuracies or any errors in the contents or material posted/updated onto the Website at any time without any notice and no claim whatsoever shall be entertained from any user against such omission, inaccuracy, error, etc.
10.3. The Company further reserves its right to remove, block or delete at its sole discretion any data, material, article, blog, photographs, videos posted onto the Website without any notice to the User.
10.4. The Company further reserves its right to clean up the website space by removing or deleting obsolete and unwanted data or material for better and efficient working of the website.
10.5. The Company further reserves its right to delete or remove without notice, any data or material which may offend any religion or cause any controversy or have an adverse effect on the Goodwill of the Company and its website.
10.6. The Company further reserves its right to suspend the User Account/access without any prior notice in case the user defaulted in payment of the prescribed charges.
10.7. The Company reserves the right to report to law enforcement authorities any illegal act that comes in its knowledge vis-à-vis the Website or its contents and/or data or material posted therein.

11. Limitation of Liability:

11.1. The Company will take reasonable care to safeguard the data, personal information including sensitive personal information or payment details or any other information disclosed by the User. In the event of any illegal or unauthorised access by third party to such data or information, no liability can be attributed to the Company and further the Company shall not be responsible for any loss or damage suffered by the user on account of such unauthorised access.
11.2. The Company takes no responsibility/ liability whatsoever for shortage or non-fulfilment of any service due to or arising out of technical failure or/and malfunctioning of the website or/and otherwise things beyond Company’s control.
11.3. The Company shall not be liable to User in respect of any loss or damage that the User may suffer in connection with the services provided by the Company unless the Company has acted deliberately or negligently in causing that loss or damage.
11.4. In no event, shall the Company be liable for any loss or damage until the User provides a written notice and gives it a reasonable time to put it right.
11.5. In no case, shall the Company’s directors, officers, employees, affiliates, agents, contractors, service providers or licensors be liable for any injury, loss, claim, or any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, special, or consequential damages of any kind, including without limitation loss of profits, loss of revenue, loss of savings, loss of data, or any similar damages.

12. Termination:
The Company may without notice in its sole discretion and at any time with immediate effect, terminate, suspend and/or block any User’s access to the Website, if the Company believes the User to have violated or acted inconsistently with any of these terms and conditions. The Company further reserves its right to block and/or delete in its sole discretion, any data or material posted onto the Website, which the Company reasonably believes to be in violation of these Terms & Conditions or any law.

13. Maintenance:
The Company reserves the right to deactivate or suspend the User access to the Website at any time without notice to carry out system maintenance or repairs. Company shall not be liable for any loss or damage that the User may suffer because of such deactivation or suspension. Further this deactivation or/and suspension shall not be considered as “Deficiency in Service” or otherwise under “The Consumer Protection Act” or under any other Act / Rules.

14. Intellectual Property Rights:
All intellectual property rights such as trademarks, service marks, trade names, designs and copyrights pertaining to the Website and its contents are reserved. Nothing contained in Company’s Website may be reproduced without written permission from the Company. The accessing or browsing the Website does not give any User any right to use or tamper with these intellectual property rights in any form. Any violation of this provision would constitute an offence under the prevailing laws of India.

15. Alteration & Novation:
The Company reserves it right to alter, amend, change and/or novate any part of these Terms & Conditions at any time without any notice to the User and the User hereby consents to such alteration, amendment, change and/or novation. Access to the Website by the User after such alteration, amendment, change and/or novation shall be treated as expressed acceptance of such altered, amended, changed and novated Terms & Conditions and the user shall be bound by such altered, amended, changed and novated Terms & Conditions.

16. Severability:
If any provision of these terms and conditions or part thereof is held to be invalid/void by or under any law, rule, or regulation of any government or by any court of Law, such invalidity shall not affect the enforceability of any other provision of the terms and conditions.

17. Waiver:
No forbearance or delay by Company in enforcing its rights shall prejudice or restrict the rights of the Company and shall not be construed as Waiver. No waiver of any such rights or of any breach of any contractual terms shall be deemed to be a waiver of any other right or of any later breach.

18. Governing Law:
BY accessing and browsing the Website, the User agrees that the laws prevailing in India shall be the governing laws in all matters relating to the Website as well as these terms and conditions.

19. Jurisdiction:
Courts at Hyderabad, Telangana, India shall have the exclusive jurisdiction in all matters relating to Website and the territory of User access to Website is immaterial for the purpose of Court jurisdiction.

20. Dispute Resolution:
If any dispute or difference arose between a User/Users and the Company in connection with the services provided by the Company through its Website or regarding interpretation or implementation of any of the provisions of terms and conditions provided herein, the same shall be referred to a sole Arbitrator who shall be an independent and neutral third party identified by the Company. Decision of the Arbitrator shall be final and binding on both the parties to the dispute. The seat of the arbitration shall be Hyderabad. The Arbitration shall be governed by and conducted in accordance with the provisions of The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996.

21. Notice:
All notices shall be in English and in writing and shall be sent to:
i. User to the address or email-id as made available to the Company.
ii. The Company to its registered office.

22. Violation:
The Company in its sole discretion shall determine if any violation of terms and conditions has taken place or not and further in case of such violation, The Company shall have absolute right to take any action as it deems fit including and not limited to removal of material, suspending, cancelling or blocking the access, deactivating the User account and/or can avail any legal remedy provided under civil or criminal law of India.

23. Indemnification:
The User agrees and undertakes to indemnify the Company and/or to keep the Company indemnified against any loss, damage, claim, suit, demand, etc. including Advocate’s fee as may be suffered or paid by the Company on account of breach of any of the provisions mentioned in these Terms and Conditions.

24. Acknowledgement:
BY completing the registration process and/or by accessing the Website, the User accepts these terms and conditions appearing herein above. The User acknowledges the fact that these Terms and Conditions have been read by the User and only after completely understanding these terms and conditions, has the User entered into this contractual relationship.

25. Transfer & Assignment:
• The Company reserves its right to transfer or assign any or all of its right under these Terms & Conditions to Third Party without any notice to the User.
• All the rights of the Company under these Terms & Conditions shall be transferred by the force of law in case of Merger & Acquisition.

26. Privacy:
User agrees to the Privacy Policy of the Company and subject itself to the same.

 

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