TERMS AND CONDITIONS
1. TERMS, CONDITIONS AND COPYRIGHT STATEMENT
Welcome to the IET India IOT Congress website.
1.1 Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) India (“IET India”) is a private limited company incorporated as a wholly owned subsidiary of the Institution of Engineering and Technology, England and Wales (“IET UK”), with an objective to market, distribute and sell services relating to science, engineering and technology to persons who have become members of IET UK in India.
1.2 As part of its activities, IET India is hosting a conference on the Internet of Things called the ‘IOT Congress’ in September 2017 to inter alia discuss the technological developments in the Internet of Things and the impact that such developments would have on the technology landscape in India as well as the world (the “IOT Congress”).
1.3 A website visitor/user who wishes to register for IOT Congress will hereinafter be referred to as “Delegate(s)”.
1.4 The information provided on this site is provided to you subject to the following notices, terms and conditions and your right to use the website is expressly conditioned upon your agreement to these terms and conditions.
1.5 For the purpose of this these terms and conditions, the term “you” and all grammatical variations of it, means any visitor to the IOT Congress website, whether using or accessing any of the information or registering as a Delegate for IOT Congress on the website.
2. ACCESS AND USE OF THE WEBSITE
2.1 IOT Congress website is designed to provide you with information on IOT Congress and related registration details.
2.3 While accessing or using the website as a visitor or as a Delegate who wishes to register for IOT Congress, you agree, fully and with no exceptions, to be bound by the Terms and Conditions published on the website at the time of access and continued use. If you do not agree with the Terms and Conditions, you cannot use or access this website or register as a Delegate.
2.4 By accessing the website and using it, you expressly accept, without conditions of any type, that you will use the website freely, consciously and under your own and exclusive responsibility, having read with attention and care this document entirely each time you decide to access it, as this document may undergo modifications, at any time, as IET India considers necessary.
3. LIMITATION OF THE CONTENT
3.1 IET India puts at your disposal information pertaining to IOT Congress, its registration process and the activities that will be conducted during IOT Congress.
3.2 Merely by visiting the website, you assume, acknowledge and accept that all content, data and information contained herein, despite IET India’s vigilance in its preparation, may contain errors, inaccuracies or may not be up to date. Therefore, you should not use the said information or data available on this website to make any decisions which may have any social or economical consequences for you or for any third parties, without assessing the outcome thereof.
3.3 At its discretion, IET India reserves the right to update the content, data and information on its website, including this Terms and Conditions to delete, limit and prevent access temporarily or indefinitely and equally reserves the right to modify at any time the presentation, configuration and location of the website and conditions and requirements for access, not guaranteeing the availability nor the continual functioning of the website and other places where a link is established.
4. DELEGATE TERMS AND CONDITIONS
4.1.1 Delegate fee is subject to service tax and other government taxes & levies. Any government tax, levy, if applicable, will be collected with each instalment, if any, of the delegate fee.
4.2.1 Invoicing will be dependent on the registration package selected by the Delegate.
4.2.2 All invoices will be system generated in the name of the Delegate as filled in the application form.
4.3 Refund Policy
4.3.1 Delegate acknowledges that registration charges once paid are not refundable/ adjustable by IET India in the event of your non-participation/cancellation.
4.3.2 Delegate confirms that all payments due to IET India in relation to IOT Congress will be paid before the due dates, failing which you agree to pay the extra charges/penalty at the prescribed rate.
5. THIRD-PARTY LINKS – IOT CONGRESS GENERATED
5.1 The website may contain links that IET India may provide to other websites operated by third parties. Despite the presence of a link or any reference to IOT Congress on a linked website, IET India makes no warranty or representation regarding, does not endorse, is not affiliated with and is not in any way responsible for, the linked website or any content that appears on it or any products or services made available through such linked website.
6. PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
6.1 All content included on the IOT Congress website, such as text, graphics, logos, service names, trademarks , button icons, images, audio clips, and software, is the property of IET India or its content suppliers and is protected by Indian and international Intellectual Property Protection laws.
6.2 The compilation (meaning the collection, arrangement, and assembly) of all content on IOT Congress website as well as the site design, layout and architecture is the exclusive property of IET India and is protected by Indian and international copyright and other Intellectual Property laws.
6.3 All software used on IOT Congress website is the property of IET India or its software suppliers and is protected by Indian and international copyright laws.
7. THIRD PARTY PROPRIETARY RIGHTS
7.1 If you believe that your proprietary rights in any content or work have been infringed by the content on the IOT Congress website or any linked website to which a link is provided on the IOT Congress website then please notify us immediately (using the Contact Us functionality).
8. IMPROPER USE OF SITE
8.1 This site, its content or any portion of this site or its content may not be reproduced, retransmitted, duplicated, copied, distributed, disseminated, sold, resold, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose that is not expressly permitted by IET India.
8.2 IET India reserves the right to refuse the information services made available through this website for any reason, including, without limitation, if IET India believes that a user or Delegate’s conduct violates applicable law or is harmful to the interests of other users of this website or to IET India or its affiliates. No person may transmit through or otherwise make available on the website (i) any material that violates or infringes the rights of others, that is unlawful, defamatory, obscene, abusive, profane, vulgar, sexually explicit, racist, threatening, hateful or otherwise objectionable or that encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offence, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any law, (ii) any copyrighted material, without the express written consent of the owner thereof, (iii) any advertising or other solicitation with respect to products or services without the express prior written consent of IET India, or (iv) any information or software that contains a virus, worm, or other harmful or disruptive component.
8.3 IET India is under no obligation to permit any material that you transmit to remain on the site, and, IET India, in its sole discretion, may refuse to display or may remove any material posted on or transmitted to or through its website.
9. COOKIES POLICY
9.1 Often, websites need to maintain information as you move from page to page, and possibly between your browsing sessions. For example, you expect, when moving between pages in a web shop, that the site will keep track of the contents of your shopping basket. If you have logged in, you expect the site to recognise you on each subsequent page. The website uses such cookies to meet these expectations.
9.2 Cookies are small pieces of identifying information, stored by your browser on your PC, to enable such information about your session on the website to be maintained. The cookie may contain actual information (e.g. the date of your last visit), or just a unique reference ID that allows the site to look up (for example) the contents of your shopping basket in its databases.
9.4 Cookies set by one site cannot be read by another. However, one web page may be made up of components (such as news stories, images or advertising), some of which are delivered from third parties. Each of those third-party sites will be able to set and read its own cookies on any page where its content appears.
9.5 Cookies Usage
9.5.1 If you block cookies from IOT Congress website, you will not be able to log in, and a range of other functions, such as the shopping basket and the tracking of new messages in the discussion forums, will fail.
9.5.2 However, you will be able to browse most of the information on IOT Congress website. IOT Congress website uses some third-party services, and you may need to consult their policies separately.
9.6 Using your browser to block cookies, and further information
9.6.1 The site AllAboutCookies provides independent information on cookies, and how to block them in specific browsers.
10.1 You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless IET India and its affiliates, officers, agents, employees and business partners, from and against any claim, demand, loss, damage, cost or liability (including reasonable legal professional’s fees) arising out of or relating to:
- Any content you submit, transmit or make available in the course of using the website;
- Your use, abuse or misuse of the website;
- Your violation of any of these terms and conditions;
- Your violation of any rights (including intellectual property rights) of a third party; or
- Third party claims.
11.1 We may assign this contract to any person, in whole or in part, at any time with or without notice. Save and except where represented, you may not assign this contract, or any part of it, to any other person without our prior approval. Any attempt by you to do so without such prior approval is void.
11.2 You may not transfer to anyone else, either temporarily or permanently, any rights to use the website on your behalf. Any assignment of these terms will be void ab initio.
12. APPLICABLE LAW AND DISPUTES
12.1 This Terms and Conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India, without giving effect to its conflict of law provisions, or those of your actual state or country of residence.
12.2 In the event of any dispute, both you and IET India will negotiate for amicable settlement. Should any dispute be unresolved for over six (6) months, the parties may refer the same for arbitration. Arbitral proceedings shall be conducted by a sole arbitrator in accordance with the provisions of the (Indian) Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, as amended and the venue of such arbitration shall be Bangalore. The arbitral proceeding shall be in English.
If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision or portion of these Terms and Conditions to be unenforceable, the remainder of the terms and conditions will continue in full force and effect.
14. FORCE MAJEURE
Without limiting the foregoing, under no circumstances will IET India or any of its affiliates be held liable for any delay or failure in performance resulting directly or indirectly from acts of nature, forces, or causes beyond its reasonable control, including without limitation, Internet failures, computer equipment failures, telecommunication equipment failures, other equipment failures, electrical power failures, strikes, labour disputes, riots, insurrections, civil disturbances, shortages of labour or materials, fires, floods, storms, explosions, acts of God, war, governmental actions, orders of domestic or foreign courts or tribunals, or non-performance of third parties.
15. ENTIRE AGREEMENT
These Terms and Conditions constitutes the entire agreement between you and IET India with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding such subject matter. Any waiver of any provision of these Terms and Conditions by a party will be effective only if it is in writing and signed by the concerned party.
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