Privacy Policy


This Privacy policy is subject to the terms of the Site Policy (User agreement) of
DisasterTimes.com. This policy is effective from the date and time user start accessing the website DisasterTimes.com

In order to provide a personalised browsing experience, DisasterTimes.com may collect personal information from you. Additionally some of our websites may require you to complete a registration form or seek some information from you. When you let us have your preferences, we will be able to deliver or allow you to access the most relevant information that meets your end.

To extend this personalized experience DisasterTimes.com may track the IP address of a user's computer and save certain information on your system in the form of cookies. A user has the option of accepting or declining the cookies of this website by changing the settings of your browser.

The personal information provided by the users to DisasterTimes.com will not be provided to third parties without the consent of the user concerned. Information of a general nature may however be revealed to external parties

Every effort will be made to keep the information provided by users in a safe manner. Any user browsing the site has to provide general information about itself but not bound to provide any personal information about him/her, it is only at the time of registration you will be required to furnish the details in the registration form.

You agree that DISASTERTIMES may use personal information about you to improve its marketing and promotional efforts, to analyze site usage, improve the Site's content and product offerings, and customize the Site's content, layout, and services. These uses improve the Site and better tailor it to meet your needs, so as to provide you with a smooth, efficient, safe and customised experience while using the Site.

You agree that DISASTERTIMES may use your personal information to contact you and deliver information to you that, in some cases, are targeted to your interests, such as targeted banner advertisements, administrative notices, product offerings, and communications relevant to your use of the Site. By accepting the User Agreement and Privacy Policy, you expressly agree to receive this information. If you do not wish to receive these communications, we encourage you to opt out of the receipt of certain communications in your profile. It is the belief of DISASTERTIMES that privacy of a person can be best guaranteed by working in conjunction with the Law enforcement authorities.

All DISASTERTIMES websites including DISASTERTIMES.COM fully comply with all Indian Laws applicable. DISASTERTIMES has always cooperated with all law enforcement inquires. DISASTERTIMES may disclose all or part of your personal details in response to a request from the law enforcement authorities or in a case of bona fide requirement to prevent an imminent breach of the law

 

Terms and Conditions

This website, www.disastertimes.com, (hereinafter referred to as DISASTERTIMES) is owned, hosted and operated by DHIRAJ AHUJA & MUNISH AHUJA (hereinafter referred to as OWNERS), having their registered office at 26, Chanderlok Enclave, Pitampura, Delhi 110034.

 

Definitions

The term 'authorized user' would mean and include any person, whether an individual or a legal entity who has subscribed to the services of DISASTERTIMES, and to whom the access is restricted by the use of a sign in user name and a password. The user name and password are either allotted by DISASTERTIMES or chosen by the user or agreed upon by DISASTERTIMES. It is made abundantly clear that only the authorised user has the right to access the services so offered by DISASTERTIMES.

For the purposes of this agreement, any person who does not have a legal or a contractual right to access the services, but does so, will fall within the definition of an 'unauthorised user' and will be subject to the terms and conditions, and expressly so with respect to respecting the intellectual property rights of the provider, and abiding by licensing terms and conditions.

The terms 'User' and 'customer' would include both the authorised and unauthorised user(s)

The terms 'service' or 'services' would mean to include the interactive online information service offered by DISASTERTIMES on the internet through which the user may access information carried by DISASTERTIMES in the database maintained by it. The terms would include the search tools through which the user can search through the hosted databases and information using a number of search tools that are present with a selection matching their search criteria. Users then select one or more of the items presented to view the full document/ record. The term service does not extend to DISASTERTIMES acting as an agent either express or implied on behalf of any user/customer.

 

Terms and Conditions

DISASTERTIMES and/or any other website(s) linked to this website is an online information and communications service provided to you, subject to your compliance with the terms and conditions set forth below.

BY ACCESSING OR USING DISASTERTIMES, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS SET FORTH BELOW. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH ANY OF THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU SHOULD NOT ACCESS OR USE DISASTERTIMES.COM. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS ABOUT THESE TERMS, PLEASE CONTACT ( info[at]disastertimes[dot]com )

DISASTERTIMES may amend/modify these Terms and Conditions at any time, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting of the modified Terms and Conditions on DISASTERTIMES. You may review the modified Terms and Conditions periodically to be aware of such modifications and your continued access or use of DISASTERTIMES, shall be deemed conclusive proof of your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions, as amended/modified from time to time. Anglian Flamingo may also suspend the operation of DISASTERTIMES for support or technical up gradation, maintenance work, in order to update the content or for any other reason.

If you utilize DISASTERTIMES in a manner inconsistent with these Terms and Conditions, DISASTERTIMES may terminate your access, block your future access and/or seek such additional relief as the circumstances of your misuse may be deemed to be fit and proper.

 

USE OF INFORMATION

Customer agrees to treat all information obtained from the DISASTERTIMES Service, including interviews, user directory, articles, reports, project videos and any information otherwise made available to Customer in the Service ("Content") as proprietary to DISASTERTIMES. Customer agrees that Content reserved for members will be maintained as confidential and shall be protected as a trade secret of DISASTERTIMES. DISASTERTIMES does not ensure the accuracy of, endorse or recommend any content and customer uses such content at the customer's own risk. Customer may access the listings in the Service solely to obtain initial information from which further evaluation and investigation may commence. Customer shall limit access to and use of listings to personal and internal use, and shall not use listings obtained from the Service for further distribution, publication, public display, or preparation of derivative works or facilitate any of these activities in any way. Customer shall not use or reproduce any content that is obtained from the Service, or that is otherwise made available to Customer in the Service, for or in connection with any other listing service or device. Customer further shall not use the Service provided by the company in any other manner for or in connection with any other listing service or device. Customers violating these specific terms, specifically those customers searching the Service in an abusive or excessive manner, by automated or manual means, shall be subject to immediate termination of their membership without notice.

 

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
All logos, brands, trademarks and service marks ("Marks") appearing in DISASTERTIMES are the properties either owned or used under license by DISASTERTIMES and/or its associates. All rights accruing from the same, statutory or otherwise, wholly vest with DISASTERTIMES / its Associates. The access to this Website does not confer upon you any license or right to use in respect of these marks and therefore the use of these Marks in any form or manner, whatsoever is strictly prohibited. Any violation of the above would constitute an offence under the prevailing laws of India.

DISASTERTIMES respects the Intellectual Property Rights of all, it has and will continue to adhere to all the laws applicable in India in this respect. DISASTERTIMES shall protect and respect the Intellectual Property Rights of the users as well as third parties to the best of its ability. In a case where user/users are found to be using DISASTERTIMES as a platform to infringe the Intellectual Property Rights of others, DISASTERTIMES will be free to terminate this agreement forthwith without any notice to the user and has right to claim damages both actual and statutory damages from the Infringer/user.

 

RESTRICTIONS//PROHIBITIONS

The User / subscriber / visitor to DISASTERTIMES or one who post(s) reviews and grievance is prohibited from uploading, posting, transmitting, updating or sharing any information that:

  • belongs to another person and to which the user does not have any right to;
  • is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, paedophilic, libellous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatsoever;
  • harm minors in any way;
  • infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights;
  • violates any law for the time being in force;
  • deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;
  • impersonates another person;
  • contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource;
  • threatens the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting to any other nation.
  • Copy, distribute, download, display, perform, reproduce, modify, edit, alter, enhance, broadcast or tamper with in any way or otherwise use any material contained in DISASTERTIMES except as permitted;

Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability.

 

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES

DISASTERTIMES may provide links to other third-party World Wide Web sites or resources. DISASTERTIMES makes no representations whatsoever about any other Web site you may access through this Website (www.disastertimes.com).

 

DISCLAIMER AND WARRANTIES

DISASTERTIMES is an intermediary as defined under sub-clause (w) of Section 2 of the Information Technology Act, 2000.

THE CONTENT OF DISASTERTIMES IS PROVIDED ON "AS IS" AND ON AN "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED.

Views expressed by the users are their own, DISASTERTIMES does not endorse the same and shall not be responsible for them. No claim as to the accuracy and correctness of the information on the site is made although every attempt is made to ensure that the content is not misleading/ offensive/ inappropriate. In case any inaccuracy is or otherwise improper content is sighted on the website, please report it to" report abuse".

No information contained herein shall constitute an invitation or an offer to invest in DISASTERTIMES or any of its Affiliates. Further, nothing contained in this Website should be construed as a recommendation to use any product, process, equipment or formulation, in conflict with any patent, or otherwise and DISASTERTIMES makes no representation or warranty, express or implied that, the use thereof will not infringe any trademark or copyright or patent, or otherwise.

This Website is controlled and operated from India and DISASTERTIMES makes no representation that the materials are appropriate or will be available for use in other parts of the World. If you use this Website from outside India, you are entirely responsible for compliance with all applicable local laws as well as international conventions and treaties.

DISASTERTIMES offers products, services, content and various other functionalities (collectively the "Services") to specific regions worldwide. The Services offered in one region may differ from those in other regions due to availability, local or regional laws or legal impediments and other considerations/factors. DISASTERTIMES does not make any warranty or representation that a user in one region may also obtain the Services as provided in another region. Information on this Website may contain references to products, programs or services that are not announced or available in your country. Such references do not in any manner imply that DISASTERTIMES intends to announce, launch or provide such products, programs or services in your country.

 

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY 
DISASTERTIMES will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising out of or relating to the use or the inability to use this Website, its content or links, including but not limited to damages caused by or related to errors, omissions, interruptions, defects, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, line failure and all other direct, indirect, special, incidental, punitive, loss of profit, exemplary or consequential damages whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory including Force Majeure, and whether or not, such organizations or entities were intimated or advised of the possibility of such damages.

DISASTERTIMES assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communication line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorised access to or alteration of Customer's data/information. DISASTERTIMES shall not be responsible for any problem or technical malfunction of on-line-systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of e-mail or players on account of technical problem or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any website or combination thereof, including injury or damage to any customer or to any other person's computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials/information from the website.

That in case of any wrong complaint made by any viewer on the website then DISASTERTIMES will not be liable for any indemnification/compensation to the customers and it shall be the sole responsibility of the viewer who has posted a comment. In case DISASTERTIMES suffers any third party claim or litigation or any loss or damage on account of any act of the second party the viewer who has posted the comment will be liable to compensate DISASTERTIMES for the loss/damage/litigation cost suffered by DISASTERTIMES.

That if in near future DISASTERTIMES faces any claim from third party on account of any act of the user, then the user will be responsible for the act done by him. If DISASTERTIMES faces any loss or damage on account of the act of the user, then the user himself will be responsible for any loss or damages suffered by DISASTERTIMES.

 

TERMINATION

DISASTERTIMES may, without notice in its sole discretion, and at any time, terminate or restrict your use or access to DISASTERTIMES (or any part thereof) for any reason, including, without limitation, that DISASTERTIMES based on its judgement and perception believes you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of these Terms and Conditions.

 

INDEMNIFICATION 

Submissions and unauthorized use of any information(s)/materials contained on DISASTERTIMES may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, certain communications statutes and regulations thereto and other applicable laws, statutes and its rules and regulations. You alone would be solely responsible for your actions or the actions of any person using your user name and/or password.

PRIVACY POLICY 

The user of DISASTERTIMES  is subject to DISASTERTIMES privacy policies &Terms and conditions.

 

SEVERABILITY OF PROVISIONS 

THIS AGREEMENT between you and DISASTERTIMES governs your use of DISASTERTIMES. If any provision of these Website Terms and Conditions or part thereof is inconsistent with or is held to be invalid/void by or under any law, rule, order or regulation of any Government or by the final adjudication of any court, such inconsistency or invalidity shall not affect the enforceability of any other provision of the Terms and Conditions.

 

WAIVER 
The failure of DISASTERTIMES to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms and Conditions of use shall not constitute a waiver of its right to enforce such right or provision subsequently.

 

GOVERNING LAW 
By accessing the Website you agree that the laws prevailing in India shall be the governing laws in all matters relating to DISASTERTIMES as well as these Terms and Conditions.

 

JURISDICTION 
Courts at New Delhi, India alone shall have the exclusive jurisdiction in all matters relating to DISASTERTIMES and these Terms and Conditions, irrespective of the territory and jurisdiction of your access to DISASTERTIMES.

The dispute if any relating to this agreement shall be referred to sole arbitration of a arbitrator to be appointed by the Managing Director of DISASTERTIMES whose decision shall be final and binding upon the parties. Arbitration proceedings shall be conducted at Delhi. Courts in Delhi will have exclusive Jurisdiction in case of any dispute.

DISASTERTIMES does not routinely monitor your postings to the web site but reserves the right to do so. However, if DISASTERTIMES becomes aware of an inappropriate use of DISASTERTIMES or any of its Services, DISASTERTIMES will respond in any way that, in its sole discretion, DISASTERTIMES deems appropriate. You acknowledge that DISASTERTIMES will have the right to report to law enforcement authorities any actions that may be considered illegal, as well as any information it receives of such illegal conduct. When requested, DISASTERTIMES will co-operate fully with law enforcement agencies in any investigation of alleged illegal activity on the Internet.

DISASTERTIMES reserves all other rights.

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