PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF USE AGREEMENT CAREFULLY
The following demonstrates terms and conditions of use (here-in-after referred to as an “Agreement”), applicable to your use of www.costok.com which promotes business between suppliers and buyers globally. It is an agreement between you as the user(s) of the web site and Cost OK & Company.
Before you subscribe to and/or begin participating in or using web site, IIL believes that user(s) have fully read, understood and accept the agreement.
If you do not agree to or wish to be bound by agreement , you may not access or otherwise use the web site.
- WEBSITE- MERELY A VENUE/PLATFORM
Web site acts as a mere venue/platform for our members to negotiate/interact for buying, selling and other business services by way of locating companies to trade with, through our on-line exchange.
- USER(S) ELIGIBILITY
User(s) means any individual or business entity/organization that legally operates in India or in other countries, uses and has the right to use the services provided. Our services are available only to those individuals or companies who can form legally binding contracts under the applicable law. Therefore, user(s) must not be a minor as per Indian Law, i. e. user(s) must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible to use our services.
III. USER(S) AGREEMENT
This agreement applies to user(s) if user(s) are visitors, registered – free or paid user(s) who access the web site for any purpose. It also applies to any legal entity which may be represented by you under actual or apparent authority. User(s) may use this site solely for their own personal or internal purposes.
- AMENDMENT TO USER(S) AGREEMENT
IIL may change, modify, amend, or update this agreement from time to time without any prior notification to user(s) and the amended and restated terms and conditions of use shall be effective immediately on posting. If you do not adhere to the changes,you must stop using the service. Your continuous use of the service will signify your acceptance of the changed terms.
- INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
IIL is the sole owner or lawful licensee of all the rights to the web site and its content. Web site content means its design, layout, text, images, graphics, sound, video etc. The web site content embody trade secrets and intellectual property rights protected under worldwide copyright and other laws. All title, ownership and intellectual property rights in the web site and its content shall remain with costok.com,
All content on this web site is the copyright of IIL except the third party content and link to third party web site on our website.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES
Links to third party sites are provided by web site as a convenience to user(s) and IIL has not have any control over such sites i.e content and resources provided by them.IIL may allow user(s) access to content, products or services offered by third parties through hyper links (in the form of word link, banners, channels or otherwise) to such Third Party’s web site. You are cautioned to read such sites’ terms and conditions and/or privacy policies before using such sites in order to be aware of the terms and conditions of your use of such sites. IIL believes that user(s) acknowledge that IIL has no control over such third party’s site, does not monitor such sites, and IIL shall not be responsible or liable to anyone for such third party site, or any content, products or services made available on such a site.
VIII. REGISTERED USER(S)
To become a Registered User(s) there is a proper procedure which is for the convenience of user(s) so that they can easily log-in and log-out.
User(s) can become a Registered User(s) by filling an on-line registration form on the web site by giving desired information (name, contact information, details of its business, etc.). IIL will establish an account (“Account”) for the user(s) upon registration and assign a user alias (“User ID”) and password (“Password”) for log-in access to your Account. Web site may or may not assign user(s) upon registration a web-based email/message account with limited storage space to send or receive email/messages. Users will be responsible for the content of all the messages communicated through the Email Account, as well as the consequences of any such message.
- POSTING YOUR CONTENT ON WEBSITE
Some of the content displayed on the website is provided or posted by third parties. User(s) can post their content on some of the sections/services of the web site using the self-help submit and edit tools provided at the respective section. User(s) may need to register and/or pay for some of these services.
- INTERACTION BETWEEN USERS
IIL provides an on-line platform for exchanging information between buyers and suppliers of products and services. Web site does not represent the seller or the buyer in specific transactions and does not charge any commission for enabling any transaction. Web site does not control and is not liable to or responsible for the quality, safety, lawfulness or availability of the products or services offered for sale on the web site or the ability of the suppliers to complete a sale or the ability of buyers to complete a purchase. User(s) are cautioned that there may be risks of dealing with foreign nationals or people acting under false pretenses. Web site uses several techniques to verify the accuracy and authenticity of the information our user(s) provide us.
XII. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY/DISCLAIMER
The features and services on the web site are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis, and web site hereby expressly disclaims any and all warranties, express or implied, including but not limited to any warranties of condition, quality, durability, performance, accuracy, reliability, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. All such warranties, representations, conditions, undertakings and terms are hereby excluded.
All notices or demands to or upon web site shall be effective if in writing and shall be duly made when sent to IIL in the following manner: to Cost OK & Company.
Company as well as its management have created these pages and the Services as a specific feature and as a service to the global exim community.
No warranty or condition expressed or implied or statutory is being provided to the User. Company hereby specifically disclaims any quality, durability, accuracy, reliability and all express or implied warranties including but not limited to warranties of title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or performance. Company does not make any representation or warranties of any kind about any product or Services offered, or displayed or hosted on the Site. All such warranties, representations, conditions and undertakings are hereby excluded.
Under no circumstances shall Company be held liable for any delay or failure or disruption of the content or services delivered through the Site resulting directly or indirectly from acts of nature, forces or causes beyond our reasonable control, including without limitation, internet failures, computer, telecommunications or any other equipment failures, electrical power failues, strike, labor disputes, riots, insurrections, civil disturbances, shortage of labor or materials, fires, flood, storms, explosions, acts of God, war, governmental actions, order of domestic or foreign courts or tribunals or non-performance of third parties or other force majeure condition.
Listing of counterfeits, non-licensed replicas or unauthorized products is strictly prohibited on the site. Further no products can be advertised on the site without the explicit permission from the intellectual property right holder. It is clear inter-alia that all third party intellectual property rights are owned by the third party and not Infocom/its users.
Under no circumstances will Company be liable, direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages including but not limited to, damages for loss of profit, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses arising out of or in connection with the use of the Services provided by Company (“Damages”) whether arising out of or in connection with or otherwise in relation to any business or other transaction conducted in relation to the Service(s). The Company’s liability is limited in any and all circumstances shall be limited to the lesser of the amount of fees and/or charges paid by the User or Rs. 10,000/- (Indian Rupees Ten Thousand)
The User hereby indemnifies and holds Company harmless against any and all losses, claims, injuries and Damages that may arise out of the User’s breach of this Disclaimer and/or the Agreement, Illegal/Prohibited Content, Warning against Fraud and or any breach of the terms and conditions or the representations or warranties made by the User herein or in the Agreement/usage terms.
Company reserves the right to change the nature of the paid Services offered here or discontinue its Services to a member without any prior notice.
Warning Against Fraud FRAUD WARNING
• All Users are advised to be very careful while doing business with individuals, body corporates or companies from any part of the world.
• Users are advised to exercise due caution while transacting with a prospective buyer or a seller on the Site. Users must undertake interactions or transactions with organizations and/or individuals located on or through the Site, with reasonable caution and after undertaking thorough diligence on such organization and/or individual. Neither the Company nor its director’s, employees, officers or agents shall be liable to any User or otherwise for any illegal or fraudulent interaction or transaction with organizations and/or individuals located on or through the Site.
• Users are advised to not send any advance money/legal fee or products unless there is cash in your account or an irrevocable letter of credit from the buyer, duly authorised by the buyer’s bank.
• Users are advised not to transact business unless full payment is made to you before shipping of the products.