Shaadi.com to assist Mumbai Police / Statutory Investigation Agency
Shaadi.com will endeavour to provide all possible assistance to the Mumbai Police (Cyber Crime Investigation Cell) or any other statutory investigation agency to tackle fraudulent users of Shaadi.com, on being specifically instructed by the said authorities to do so.
To report fraud or misuse, write to us
giving full details of your case.
Welcome to Shaadi.com, your personal matrimonial advertiser. Shaadi.com is an advertising platform providing targeted advertising services for matrimonial alliances and replaces the traditional newspaper classified. Shaadi.com helps you promote and advertise your profile to the prospective alliance partner to drive an 'Accept', the first step in seeking a life-partner. Access to the Shaadi.com website is free. However, we offer Premium Memberships wherein one can promote his/her Profile on various Shaadi.com properties such as Premium Interest Wall, Inbox, Search Results, Emails, Shaadi Chat, SMS, etc.
assist you in promoting and making your profile visible to other Members to drive higher ‘Accepts’ from relevant members. This Agreement sets out the legally binding terms for your use of the Site and membership. This Agreement may be modified by Shaadi.com from time to time.
To register as a member of Shaadi.com or use this Site, you must be of legal marriageable age as per the laws of India (currently, 18 years or over for females and 21 years or over for males). The Shaadi.com site is only to facilitate personal advertisement for lawful matrimonial alliance between persons who are legally competent to enter into matrimony under the laws to which they are subject. Membership in the Service is void where prohibited. By using this Site, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority, and legal capacity to enter into this Agreement and that you are not prohibited or prevented by any applicable law for the time being in force or any order or decree or injunction from any court, tribunal or any such competent authority restraining you from entering into matrimony. You also agree to abide by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If at any time Shaadi.com is of the opinion (in its sole discretion) or has any reason to believe that you are not eligible to become a member or that you have made any misrepresentation about your eligibility, Shaadi.com reserves the right to forthwith terminate your membership and / or your right to use the Service without any refund to you of any of your unutilized subscription fee.
You may terminate your membership at any time, for any reason by writing to Shaadi.com. In the event you terminate your membership, you will not be entitled to a refund of any unutilized subscription fees, if any, paid by you, except where otherwise stated in writing. Shaadi.com may terminate your access to the Site and/or your membership for any reason effective upon sending notice to you at the email address as provided you in your application for membership or such other email address as you may later provided to Shaadi.com. If Shaadi.com terminates your membership for breach of terms of this Agreement, you will not be entitled to any refund of any unused Subscription fees, if any, paid by you. Certain provisions of this Agreement including sections 4, 5, 7 and sections 9 to14, of this Agreement shall remain effective even on termination. Term for the paid Membership would be in accordance with the type of membership undertaken.
- Non-Commercial Use by Members.
The Shaadi.com Site is for the personal use of individual members to advertise and promote their profiles for the purpose of generating Accepts from relevant matches and cannot be used in connection with any commercial endeavors. This includes providing links to other web sites, whether deemed competitive to Shaadi.com or otherwise. Organizations, companies, and/or businesses cannot become Members of Shaadi.com and should not use the Shaadi.com Service or Site for any purpose. Illegal and/or unauthorized uses of the Site, including unauthorized framing of or linking to the Site will be investigated, and appropriate legal action will be taken, including without limitation, civil, criminal, and injunctive redress.
- Shaadi.com reserves the right in it's sole discretion to review the activity & status of each account & block the account of a member based on such review.
- You hereby confirm that as on date of this registration, you do not have any objection to receiving emails, messages and calls from Shaadi.com and members of Shaadi.com as long as you are a registered member of Shaadi.com. This consent shall supersede any preferences set by you with or registration done with the Do Not Disturb (DND Register)/ National Customer Preference Register (NCPR). This consent extends to emails, messages or calls relating but not limited to phone number verification, the provision of matrimonial advertising service, matrimonial enquiries and promotions.
- Multiple profiles of the same person are not allowed on Shaadi.com. Shaadi.com reserves the right to deactivate all multiple profiles without any refund of subscription fees.
- Except for the purpose of promoting/advertising your profile for matrimonial purposes, you cannot engage in advertising to, or solicitation of, other Members to buy or sell any products or services through the Service. You will not transmit any chain letters or junk email to other Shaadi.com Members. Although Shaadi.com cannot monitor the conduct of its Members off the Shaadi.com Site, it is also a violation of these rules to use any information obtained from other members in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person, or in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any Member without their prior explicit consent.
- In order to protect Shaadi.com and/or our Members from any abuse / misuse, Shaadi.com reserves the right to take appropriate steps as it deems appropriate in its sole discretion in order to protect interest of other Members.
- You cannot use any automated processes, including IRC Bots, EXE's, CGI or any other programs/scripts to view content on or communicate / contact / respond / interact with Shaadi.com and/or its members.
- Shaadi.com reserves the right to screen communications/advertisements that you may send to other Member(s) and also regulate the same by deleting unwarranted/obscene communications/advertisements at any time at its sole discretion without prior notice to any Member.
- Shaadi.com Members are expected to exercise simple precautions for their privacy and safety. A suggestive guideline of such precautions is enlisted under “Security Tips”. By becoming a Member you hereby agree to abide and adhere to the said Tips.
- Shaadi.com Members who subscribe to the Shaadi.com Select Service hereby, unconditionally and irrevocably confirm that you have read terms and conditions and agree to abide by them.
- Proprietary Rights in the Content on Shaadi.com
Shaadi.com owns and retains all proprietary rights in the Shaadi.com Site and the Shaadi.com Service. The Site contains the copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information of Shaadi.com, and its licensors. Except for that information which is in the public domain such as member profile or for which permission has been obtained from the user, you cannot copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any such proprietary information. Any such act or an attempted act on your part shall constitute a violation of this Agreement and your membership is liable to be terminated forthwith by Shaadi.com without refund of any of your unused Subscription fees. We also reserve our right to take legal action (civil and/or criminal) wherever applicable for any violations.
- Content Posted on the Site.
Illegal and prohibitive Content includes Content which:
- You understand and agree that Shaadi.com may delete any listing, content, communication, photos or profiles (collectively, "Content") that in the sole judgment of Shaadi.com violate this Agreement or which might be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of either Shaadi.com and/or its Members.
- With respect to Content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the Site including but not limited to your contact details, you hereby unconditionally and irrevocably grant to Shaadi.com the license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display such Content on the Site and to Shaadi Centre members from time to time.
- You shall use the Services only to market and promote your profile and to reach out to other Members for the purpose of driving an ‘Accept’ from relevant matches. You understand and hereby agree that all information, data, text, photographs, graphics, communications, tags, or other Content whether publicly posted or privately transmitted or otherwise made available to Shaadi.com or Shaadi Centre members, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated and shall be at the member's/person's sole risks and consequences. This means that you (and not Shaadi.com) are solely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the Service. Shaadi.com does not control the Content posted via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. Under no circumstances will Shaadi.com be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service. Shaadi.com reserves the right to verify the authenticity of Content posted on the Site. In exercising this right, Shaadi.com may ask you to provide any documentary or other form of evidence supporting the Content you post on the Site. If you fail to produce such evidence, Shaadi.com may, in its sole discretion, terminate your Membership without a refund.
- By posting Content/ advertising to any public area of Shaadi.com, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to Shaadi.com, and other Shaadi.com Members, an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully-paid, worldwide license to use, copy, perform, display, and distribute such information and content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such information and content, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing.
- The following is an indicative list of the kind of Content that is illegal or prohibited on the Site. Shaadi.com will investigate and take appropriate legal action in its sole discretion against anyone who violates this Agreement, including without limitation, removing the offending communication / Content from the Service and terminating the Membership of such violators without a refund.
- is blatantly offensive to the community, such as Content that promotes racism, bigotry , hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
- harasses or advocates harassment of another person;
- involves the transmission of "junk mail", "chain letters," or unsolicited mass mailing or "spamming";
- promotes information that you know is false, misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous;
- promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's copyrighted work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files;
- contains restricted or password only access pages, or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page) ;
- displays pornographic or sexually explicit material of any kind;
- provides material that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner, or solicits personal information from anyone under 18;
- provides instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses;
- solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users; and
- engages in commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, and pyramid schemes.
- You must use the Shaadi.com Service in a manner consistent with any and all applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules and regulations.
- You cannot include in your Member profile, visible to other members, any telephone numbers, street addresses, URL's, and email addresses.
- Copyright Policy.
You cannot post, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. Without limiting the foregoing, if you believe that your work has been copied and posted on the Shaadi.com service in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us with the following information:
Notice of claims of copyright infringement can be sent to us in writing to the Mumbai address located under the Help/Contact section on the site.
- an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
- a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
- a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the our Site;
- your address, telephone number, and email address;
- a written statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
- a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
- Member Disputes.
You are solely responsible for your advertisement/communications with other Shaadi.com Members. Shaadi.com reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Members. Shaadi.com also reserves the right to take appropriate action against errant members. However, Shaadi.com is not obliged to share such action with other members, including complainants. Shaadi.com expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for any transactions or interactions between the members inter-se.
Contributions towards Shaadi Cares
- Shaadi Cares, a Social Initiative by shaadi.com.
- Shaadi.com is only facilitating the transactions on www.shaadi.com for collecting the contribution towards Shaadicares.
- Shaadi.com shall not be responsible for the end use of the amounts being contributed.
- For any reason if the Shaadi.com agrees to refund the amount paid for subscription, in such an event the amount contributed to Shaadicares shall not be liable for refund.
- Shaadi.com is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate Content/listing posted on the Site or in connection with the Shaadi.com Service, whether caused by Users, Members or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Service, nor for the conduct of any User and/or Member of the Shaadi.com Service whether online or offline.
- Shaadi.com assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, User and/or Member communications or any communications by Shaadi.com to its Members.
- Shaadi.com is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line-systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or combination thereof, including injury or damage to Users and/or Members or to any other person's computer related to or resulting and/or in connection with the Shaadi.com Service.
- Under no circumstances will Shaadi.com be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from anyone's use of the Site or the Service and/or any Content posted on the Shaadi.com Site or transmitted to Shaadi.com Members.
- The exchange of matrimonial profile(s) through or by "Shaadi.com" is not a matrimonial offer and/or recommendation from/by Shaadi.com. Shaadi.com shall not be responsible for any loss or damage to any individual arising out of, or subsequent to, any relations (including but not limited to matrimonial relations) established pursuant to the use of Shaadi.com.
- The Site and the Service are provided "AS-IS" and Shaadi.com expressly disclaims any warranty of fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Shaadi.com cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of the Site and/or the Shaadi.com Service.
- Shaadi.com expressly disclaims any liability or responsibility whatsoever and howsoever arising as a result of any Content/listing posted on the Site / made available to Shaadi.com by any Members or the users of the Site or any third party.
- Shaadi.com does not assume any responsibility or liability for any illegal Content posted on the Site by any Members, users or any third party.
- All liability, whether civil or criminal arising out of any Content that is Posted on the Site will be of that Member / user / third party who has Posted such Content and Shaadi.com reserves its right to claim damages from such Member/ user / third party that it may suffer as a result of such Content Posted on the Site. Shaadi.com does not claim ownership of Content you submit or make available for inclusion on the Service.
- Limitation on Liability.
In no event will Shaadi.com be liable to you or any third person for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages, including also lost profits arising from your use of the Site or the Shaadi.com Service, even if Shaadi.com has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, Shaadi.com's liability to you for any cause whatsoever, and regardless of the form of the action, will at all times be limited to the amount paid, if any, by you to Shaadi.com, for the Service during the term of membership.
If there is any dispute about or involving the Site and/or the Service, by using the Site, you unconditionally agree that all such disputes and/or differences will be governed by the laws of India and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Competent Courts in Mumbai, India only.
Shaadi.com is a trademark of People Interactive (I) Pvt. Ltd.
- By becoming a Member of the Shaadi.com service, you agree to receive certain specific email from Shaadi.com and/or its group sites. You can unsubscribe at any time for any reason quickly and easily by clicking on the unsubscribe link enclosed in the mail. You can also manage your subscription to these emails using the My Alert Manager option.
- This Agreement, accepted upon use of the Site and further affirmed by becoming a Member of the Shaadi.com service, contains the entire agreement between you and Shaadi.com regarding the use of the Site and/or the Service. If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.
By becoming a member of Shaadi.com and/or using the Services of the Site, you unconditionally and irrevocably confirm that you have read and understood the above provisions and agree to abide by them.
Please contact us with any questions regarding this service agreement.