Terms of use

This page states the terms and conditions under which you may visit or use this Website. Please read this page carefully. If you do not accept the terms and conditions stated here, we would request you to exit from this Website. Otherwise, the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy stated here, shall be binding on you by your access or use of this Website. ITC Limited, any of its business divisions and / or its subsidiaries, associate companies or subsidiaries to subsidiaries or such other investment companies (in India or abroad) reserve their respective rights to revise these Terms and Conditions at any time by updating this posting. You should visit this page periodically to re-appraise yourself of the Terms and Conditions, because they become binding on all users of this Website on access or use of this Website.

Use of Content

You may not sell or modify the content of this Website or reproduce, display, publicly perform, distribute, or otherwise use the materials in any way for any public or commercial purpose without ITC Limited's written permission. ITC Limited only grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited permission to access and display the webpages within this Website solely for your personal, non-commercial use of this Website.

All logos, brands and marks appearing in this site, except as otherwise noted, are properties either owned, or used under licence, by ITC Limited and / or its associate entities who feature on this website. The use of these properties or any other content on this site, except as provided in these terms and conditions or in the site content, is strictly prohibited.

Account Information

The Website may provide the User the option to connect his/her Website account to any account on some social networking sites (such as via Facebook) for the purpose of logging in, uploading information or enabling certain features of this Website. Please note, ITC Limited owes no responsibility for privacy practices of such websites which are not owned, controlled or managed by ITC Limited. In following such links the User may be asked to share any information governed under these provisions with the third party websites and thus the User shall be solely responsible for sharing and handling, storing, possessing and use of that information with such third party websites. Usually, third party websites are governed by their own privacy guidelines and the User is encouraged to review these carefully to understand the handling of information at third party sites. The User is aware and confirms that in such a scenario the User will be governed and bound by the policies of the third party website and ITC Limited will not be liable in any manner for any misuse, there under. Each social network allows the User to set privacy controls around on their system, and ITC Limited's collection of information will always follow such controls and permissions. This feature is subject to continuous change and improvement by ITC Limited and each social networking site involved, and therefore the available features and shared information are subject to change without notice or consent of the User. All information shared on the Site by the User is used in compliance with the Privacy Policy on the Website. We recommend that the User reads the Privacy Policy of this Website, carefully. By connecting the User account on this Website to other social networking sites, the User unconditionally consents to the continuous release of information about the User to ITC Limited. It is clarified that ITC Limited does not send any User account information to the connected social networking site without first disclosing that to the User.

If you are a valid User of this Website either through a unique user identification ("User ID") and password provided by ITC Limited or by logging in through a social networking site (like Facebook) you can access certain portions of this Website for enabling a more personalised experience for you. If you are the recipient of any such User ID and password from ITC Limited, you represent and agree that:

  • All information provided by you ("Registration Data") resulting in grant by ITC Limited of the User ID and password to you and/or access to this Website ,is true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself.
  • If ITC Limited needs you to provide any further information for continued access to any section of this Website, you will provide such further information as and when prompted and any information/data that you provide while accessing this Website for the foregoing purpose or for updating the current information pertaining to your registration etc shall be true, accurate, correct and complete.
  • You will maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete, if so required by the Website from time to time.
  • You shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the User ID and password, and shall be fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or User ID/ account. You agree to (a) immediately notify ITC Limited of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session.

Acceptable Site Use

  • Security Rules
    You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Website, including, without limitation, (1) accessing data not intended for such user or logging into a server or account which the user is not authorized to access, (2) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization, (3) attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of submitting a virus or "trojan horse" to the Website, "overloading", "flooding", "mail bombing" or "crashing", or (4) sending unsolicited electronic mail, including promotions and/or advertising of products or services. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. ITC Limited and / or its associate entities will have the right to investigate occurrences that they suspect as involving such violations and will have the right to involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations.
  • General Rules
    You may not use the Website in order to transmit, distribute, store or destroy material (a) that could constitute or encourage conduct that would be considered a criminal offence or violate any applicable law or regulation, (b) in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of others or violate the privacy or publicity of other personal rights of others, or (c) that is libellous, defamatory, pornographic, profane, obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful.

Links to/from other Websites

This Website contains links to other Websites. These links are provided solely as a convenience to you. Wherever such link/s lead to sites which do not belong to ITC Limited and / or its associate entities, ITC Limited is not responsible for the content of linked sites and does not make any representations regarding the correctness or accuracy of the content on such Websites. If you decide to access such linked Websites, you do so at your own risk.

Additional terms and conditions may apply to purchases of goods made on external/linked website which do not belong to ITC Limited and / or its associate entities and to specific portions or features on the Website, including contests, promotions or other similar features which may contain links to other independent third party Websites.

ITC Limited and / or its associate entities are not responsible for and does not endorse the content of such linked Websites, including any information or materials contained on such linked Websites. The user will need to make his/her own independent judgment regarding its interaction with these linked Websites.

Similarly, this Website can be made accessible through a link created by other Websites. Access to this Website through such link/s shall not mean or be deemed to mean that the objectives, aims, purposes, ideas, concepts of such other Websites or their aim or purpose in establishing such link/s to this Website are necessarily the same or similar to the idea, concept, aim or purpose of our website or that such links have been authorised by ITC Limited and / or its associate entities. We are not responsible for any representation/s of such other Websites while affording such link/s and no liability can arise upon ITC Limited and / or its associate entities consequent to such representation, its correctness or accuracy. In the event that any link/s afforded by any other Website/s, which is derogatory in nature to the objectives, aims, purposes, ideas and concepts of this Website is utilised to visit this Website and such event is brought to the notice or is within the knowledge of ITC Limited and / or its associate entities, civil or criminal remedies as may be appropriate shall be invoked.

Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless ITC Limited and/ or its associate entities, their officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any claims, actions or demands, including without limitation reasonable legal and accounting fees, alleging or resulting from your use of the Web site material or your breach of these terms and conditions of Website use.

Limitation of Liability

While all reasonable care has been taken in providing the content on the website, ITC Limited. and / or its associate entities shall not be responsible or liable as to the completeness or correctness of such information and any or all consequential liabilities arising out of use of any information or contents on this Website.

No warranty is given that the Website will operate uninterrupted, timely, and error-free or secure and that this Website and its server are free of computer viruses or other harmful mechanisms. If your use of the Website results in the need for servicing or replacing equipment or data, ITC Limited and / or its associate entities are not responsible for those costs.

The website is provided on an 'as is' basis without any warranties either express or implied whatsoever. ITC Limited. and / or its associate entities, to the fullest extent permitted by law, disclaims all warranties, including non-infringement of third parties rights, and the warranty of fitness for a particular purpose and makes no warranties about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of the content, services, software, text, graphics, and links. In no event shall ITC Limited, or any parties, organisations or entities associated with the corporate brand name ITC or otherwise, mentioned at the Website be liable for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitations, incidental and consequential damages, lost profits, or damage to computer hardware or loss of data information or business interruption) resulting from the use or inability to use the Website and the Website material, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, or any other legal theory, and whether or not, such organisations or entities were advised of the possibility of such damages.

ITC Limited shall not be liable or be deemed to be liable for any loss or damage suffered by you or any person claiming through you or because of your use of the Website, including such loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

ITC Limited shall be entitled to terminate or suspend your membership or access to any or all portions of this Website or refuse any and all current or future use of this Website or refuse any facility being provided through this Website if you breach the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. All such action taken by ITC Limited shall be without any liability arising on ITC Limited.

Postings on Forum

ITC Limited is under no obligation to review any messages, information or content ("Postings") posted on this Website by Users & assumes no responsibility or liability relating to any such Postings. Notwithstanding the above, ITC Limited may from time to time monitor the Postings on the Site & may decline to accept and/or remove any Postings that contain:

Any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, profane, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law.

Advertisements or solicitations of any kind.

Messages posted by Users impersonating others.

Personal information such as messages which state phone numbers, social security numbers, account numbers, addresses, or employer references.

Messages by non-spokesperson employees of ITC Limited purporting to speak on behalf of ITC Limited.

Messages that offer unauthorized downloads of any copyrighted or private information.

Multiple messages placed within individual folders by the same user restating the same point.

Chain letters /mails of any kind

In connection with anything the User submits on this Website including but not limited via Postings on the Forum whether or not solicited by ITC Limited and / or its associate entities the User agrees that creative ideas, suggestions or other materials that the User submits are not being made in confidence or trust and that no confidential or fiduciary relationship is intended or created between the User and ITC Limited in any way, and that the User has no expectation of review, compensation or consideration of any type.

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