Terms and conditions of use
- Registration: Registration on the website is free for all, provided proper and ethical usage of the website as a registered member. All registered users agree to the following points:
(i) Registration is meant for attending customers and general users. Registering on our website for purposes such as data extraction or stealing content is against the ethics of proper conduct.
(ii) While commenting on forums, service pages, university pages, reviews and other similar parts of the website, users must provide a neutral and unbiased opinion on matters.
(iii) While commenting on or interacting with other users, site admin, support team and other parties connected via this platform, users shall abstain from profanity or use of abusive language.
(iv) In the case of issues with registration, account handling and account restoration, please inform site admin or mail us with the subject ‘USER ACCOUNT ISSUE’ at firstname.lastname@example.org. Administrators will contact you, and subsequent replies shall be added in the same conversation.
(v) Users or accounts marked for improper usage of the website will be deactivated at the discretion of the website administration and PiK Education team.
(vi) For voluntary termination of an account, send an email to email@example.com with the subject ‘USER ACCOUNT DEACTIVATION REQUEST’.
- Use of material
The material available on pikeducation.com is meant for indiscriminate personal and non-commercial use. You acknowledge that PiK Education is the sole owner of the data, text, images, logos, audios, videos, infographics, designs, eBooks, presentations and all other content available on the website. Such material also includes, but is not limited to applicable copyrights, patents, trademarks, logos, trade names and other intellectual property rights.
All such material available on the website is for non-commercial usage only. You can save and print such material and use it for personal and non-commercial use only. For other purposes, you need to have prior permission from pikeducation.com. For this purpose, mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line ‘PIK CONTENT RIGHTS’.
- Disclaimer of liability
The content on the PiK Education website is published to provide the user with the most accurate information and updates. However, the content will occasionally feature views, statements and opinions, not for promoting or defaming the concerned person or party, but rather to increase the awareness of the user. If the user takes any action on the basis of the information and content provided on the website, PiK Education is not responsible for its consequences. We always encourage users to visit official websites of universities. A lot of data on the website, especially the courses available in universities keep changing with time, so it is always advised to download the latest prospectus of the university and check for regular updates.
While we regularly test the data and material on the website, we cannot fully guarantee the complete absence of virus from all of the content. We advise you to make use of the preventive methods known best to you, to avoid any unforeseen consequences. We are not responsible for any damages to your system and intellectual properties caused before, during and after navigating our website – whether caused directly or indirectly.
- The third party advertising
The content and redirection for advertisements posted on the website by third parties are fully controlled and implemented by the advertisers. PiK Education accepts no responsibility for the content and actions that follow the clicking of the advertising material.
- User content
When you submit content to us, you agree and represent that you have created that content or you have received permission from, or are authorised by, the owner of any part of the content to submit it to pikeducation.com.
You or the owner of the content still own the copyright in the content sent to us, but by submitting content to us, you are granting us an unconditional, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free, fully transferable, perpetual worldwide licence to use, publish and/or transmit, and to authorise third-parties to use, publish and/or transmit your content in any format and on any platform, either now known or hereinafter invented.
You acknowledge and agree that when you post content on our website or view content provided by others, you are doing so at your own discretion and risk, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, of that content. You further acknowledge and agree that the views expressed by you and other users in that content does not necessarily reflect the views of PiK Education, and we do not support or endorse any user content. You acknowledge that we have no obligation to pre-screen, monitor, review, or edit any content posted by you and other users on the website.
We, or authorised third parties, reserve the right to cut, crop, edit or refuse to publish, your content at our or their sole discretion. We may remove your content from use at any time.
We accept no liability in respect of any content submitted by users and published by us or by authorised third parties.
You warrant that the content you submit to us is not obscene, threatening, harassing, libellous, deceptive, fraudulent, invasive of another’s privacy, offensive, defamatory of any person or illegal. You warrant that the content you submit to us does not infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual or proprietary or privacy right of any party or individual. You agree not to (i) post content which is deliberately intended to upset or harm other users; (ii) use the website to post or otherwise transmit content that victimises, harasses, degrades, or intimidates an individual or group of individuals on the basis of any impermissible classification, including, without limitation, religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, colour, creed, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, age, marital status, military status or disability; (iii) post or otherwise transmit any content that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of the website or any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; (iv) upload or otherwise transmit any content, or take any other actions with respect to your use of the website, that would constitute, or would otherwise encourage, criminal conduct or give rise to civil liability; or (v) use the website for commercial purposes, including, without limitation, submitting any material to solicit funds or to promote, advertise or solicit the sale of any goods or services.
You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the website may involve (i) transmissions over various networks, and (ii) changes to content to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. PiK Education assumes no responsibility for the deletion or failure to store postings of content or other information submitted by you or other users to our website.
If you are under 16, you confirm that you have the permission of your parent or guardian to submit content.
- Data protection
- Changes to these terms and conditions of use
Please note that we may change these terms and conditions from time to time at our sole discretion and we reserve the right to do without your consent. Any revised terms and conditions will be applicable at the time of posting on the website. Please ensure that you review these terms and conditions regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted a variation if you continue to use the website after it has been posted.
- No waiver
Our failure to insist upon or enforce any provision of these terms of service shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right of Guardian.
- Consent to jurisdiction
This Agreement is governed by the laws of India, without regard to its conflicts of law provisions; and you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of courts in New Delhi, India with respect to all disputes arising out of or relating to the Services. In addition, you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of and venue in such courts for any action commenced by you against us (or our affiliates).
Wherever your Personal Information is held within PiK Education, the company shall take reasonable steps to protect it from unauthorised access or disclosure. PiK Education is committed to protecting the security of your personal information. We store the personal information you provide on computer systems with limited access, which are located in controlled facilities. When we transmit highly confidential information, we protect it through the use of encryption.
You may choose whether or not to provide personal information to us. If you choose not to provide the personal information then you may be unable to access certain options, offers, and services that involve our interaction with you. If you chose to have a relationship with us, PiK Education will continue to contact you in connection with that business relationship.
Personal information will be kept confidential and will be used for our research, marketing, and strategic client analysis objectives and other internal business purposes only. We do not sell or rent personal information, except that your personal information shall be shared with our business partners/franchisees and you shall be deemed to have given consent to the same. We will share personal information only under the circumstances where we are compelled by law (including court orders) to do so.
Terms and Conditions are subject to change without any prior notice.