TERMS AND CONDITIONS

This document is an electronic record in terms of Information Technology Act, 2000 and Rules there under as applicable and the amended provisions pertaining to electronic records in various statutes as amended by the Information Technology Act, 2000. This electronic record is generated by a computer system and does not require any physical or digital signatures.

This document is published in accordance with the provisions of Rule 3 (1) of the Information Technology (Intermediaries guidelines) Rules, 2011 that require publishing the rules and regulations, privacy policy and Terms of Use for access or usage of www.granth.com website.

The domain name www.granth.com (hereinafter referred to as "Website") is owned by M/s Granth, a partnership firm registered under the provisions of the Indian Partnership Act 1932 having its office at 30A, HM House,Juhu Tara Road,Santa Cruz (W), Mumbai 400049. India. (“GBS").

TERMS OF USE:

Please read the following Terms and Conditions of use carefully before using this Website. By using and/or visiting this website “www.granth.com”, (collectively, including all content available through the www.granth.com--domain name, Granth or the “Website”,) you signify your assent to both these terms and conditions (“Terms of Use”) and the terms and conditions of the Website’s Privacy Policy, which are published, and which are incorporated herein for reference. If you continue to browse and use this Website you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following Terms of Use, which together with our Privacy policy govern GBS’s relationship with you in relation to this Website. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use, you are not entitled to use the Website and any use thereafter shall be unauthorized.

The Content on the Websites, except all User Submissions (as defined below), including without limitation, the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and the like; and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein (“Marks”), are owned by or licensed to GBS, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under Indian laws and conventions. Content on the Website is provided to you “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” for your information and personal use only and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the respective owners and Website. GBS reserves all rights, which are not expressly granted in and to the Website and the Content. You agree not to engage in the use, copying, or distribution of any of the Content other than expressly permitted herein, including any use, copying, or distribution of User Submissions of third parties obtained through the Website for any commercial purposes. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security related features of the Website or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Content or enforce limitations on use of the Website or the Content therein.

The Website including the services provided on the Website are for the personal use of members only and may not be used in connection with any commercial endeavors except those that are specifically endorsed or approved by the Website. Illegal and/or unauthorized use of the Website, including collecting usernames and/or email addresses of Users by electronic or other means for the purpose of sending unsolicited email or unauthorized framing of or linking to the Website is prohibited. Commercial advertisements, affiliate links, and other forms of solicitation may be removed from User profiles without notice and may result in termination of membership privileges. Appropriate legal action will be taken for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Website’s service.

ORDERING AND REGISTERING:

In order to access some features of the Website, you will have to create an account. You may never use another User's account without permission. When creating your account, you must provide accurate and complete information regarding your personal data. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs on your account, and you must keep your account password secure and not share the same with any third party. You are solely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password, and agree not to transfer your use of or access to the Website or services to any third party. You are fully responsible for all the activities that occur under your password or your user name, including, without limitation, purchases. You agree to (a) immediately notify us of any unauthorized use of your password or user name or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. We are not liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with all of the foregoing obligations. You agree to notify the Website immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account by any party that is not you. Although the Website will not be liable for your losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you may be liable for the losses of Website and/or Company or others due to such unauthorized use and agree to indemnify the Website and/or Company against such losses. In consideration of your use of the Website and services provided by the Website, you agree, where information is requested, to provide true, accurate, current, and complete information about yourself, and to maintain and update it promptly. You agree that if any information you provide is false, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete, we may terminate your use of the Website and/or the services.

We reserve the right at any time to: change the terms of this Agreement; change the services, including eliminating or modifying any content on or feature of the Website; or change/charge any fees or charges for use of the services on the Website. Any changes we make will be effective immediately on Notice, which we may give either by posting the new Agreement on the Website or via electronic mail. Your use of the services after such Notice will be deemed acceptance of such changes. Be sure to review this Agreement periodically to ensure your familiarity with the most current version. You will always be able to tell when the version was last updated by checking the "Last Revised" date in the header of this Agreement.

Granth is committed to providing exceptional customer service and quality products. We endeavor to make sure that all products listed on our website are currently in stock and pricing is true and correct. Standard delivery time frames within India are between 7-14 days. In the event that an order item is not available or has gone to backorder, we will notify you on your invoice. Export customers will be notified within 4-6 business days regarding a freight fee in addition to the cost of the order.

We will replace the book or give you credit, at our discretion, if the book you purchased is lost or damaged in transit, is faulty, or is significantly different to the one shown on the Website. Please allow 7-14 days for delivery depending on location, but take into account that it may take longer for us to deliver books in some circumstances outside our control, such as natural disasters or transport disruptions.

Please wrap the items securely to return them, with your order number on the address lable to:

Granth, 30A, HM House,Juhu Tara Road,Santa Cruz (W), Mumbai 400049. Maharashtra. India.

Your Granth online order number must be included in the parcel.

Please also include your name, telephone number, and address, plus a note explaining, your reason for return of the item. For further information on the same, please call our customer service on 022 2660 9327s or write to us on Granth, 30A, HM House,Juhu Tara Road,Santa Cruz (W), Mumbai 400049. Maharashtra. India.

We take security seriously and process all financial details using industry standard encryption. We also adhere to cardholder information security program (CISP) and payment card industry data security standard (PCI) specifications to ensure the protection of any credit card details handled by our Website.

Depending on where you transact with us, the type of payment method used and where your payment method was issued, your transaction with us may be subject to foreign exchange fees or differences in prices, including because of exchange rates. We do not support all payment methods, currencies or locations for payment.

Whilst every effort is made to ensure accuracy of prices and availability of the titles featured on this Website, this cannot be guaranteed and price and availability information may change without notice.

USER OBLIGATIONS

If Website allows You to post and upload any material on the Website, You hereby undertake to ensure that such material is not offensive and in accordance with applicable laws. Further, You undertake not to:

Defame, abuse, harass, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of users and/or others;

Impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent Your affiliation with a person or entity;

Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent or unlawful topic, name, material or information through any bookmark, tag or keyword;

Upload files that contain software or other material protected by applicable intellectual property laws unless You own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents;

Upload or distribute files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of the Website or another's computer;

Engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts access to the Website or the Services (or the servers and networks which are connected to the Website);

Attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Website, any other systems or networks connected to the Website, to any GBS server, or to any of the Services offered on or through the Website, by hacking, password mining or any other illegitimate means;

Probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Website or any network connected to the Website, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the Website or any network connected to the Website. You may not reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user, of or visitor to, the Website, or any other customer of GBS including any GBS Account not owned by You, to its source, or exploit the Website or Service or information made available or offered by or through the Website, in any way whether or not the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification information, other than Your own information, as provided for by the Website;

Disrupt or interfere with the security of, or otherwise cause harm to, the Website, systems resources, accounts, passwords, servers or networks connected to or accessible through the Websites or any affiliated or linked sites;

Collect or store data about other users in connection with the prohibited conduct and activities set forth in this Section.

Use any device or software to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website or any transaction being conducted on the Website, or with any other person's use of the Website;

Use the Website or any material or Content for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use, or to solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes the rights of GBS or other third parties;

Conduct or forward surveys, contests, pyramid schemes or chain letters, including any marketing or promotion activities of any manner;

Download any file posted by another user of a Service that you know, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such manner;

Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded;

Violate any code of conduct or other guidelines, which may be applicable for or to any particular Service;

Violate any applicable laws or regulations for the time being in force within or outside India;

Reverse engineer, modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information or software obtained from the Website.

You agree that You are solely responsible to GBS and to any third party for any breach of Your obligations under the Terms of Use and for the consequences (including any loss or damage which GBS or its affiliates or its vendors may suffer) for any such breach.

MEMBERSHIP ELIGIBILITY

Use of the Website is available only to persons who can form legally binding contracts under Indian Contract Act, 1872. Persons who are "incompetent to contract" within the meaning of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 including minors, un-discharged insolvents etc. are not eligible to use the Website. If you are a minor i.e. under the age of 18 years, you shall not register as a User of the Website and shall not transact on or use the website. As a minor if you wish to use or transact on website, such use or transaction may be made by your legal guardian or parents on the Website. GBS reserves the right to terminate your membership and / or refuse to provide you with access to the Website if it is brought to GBS's notice or if it is discovered that you are under the age of 18 years.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

The Website and the processes, and their selection and arrangement, including but not limited to all text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, sounds and music (if any), artwork and computer code (collectively, the "Content") on the Website is owned and controlled by GBS and the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, look and feel and arrangement of such Content is protected by copyright, patent and trademark laws, and various other intellectual property rights.

The trademarks, logos and service marks displayed on the Website ("Marks") are the property of GBS or their vendors or respective third parties. You are not permitted to use the Marks without the prior consent of GBS, the vendor or the third party that may own the Marks.

Unless otherwise indicated or anything contained to the contrary or any proprietary material owned by a third party and so expressly mentioned, GBS owns all intellectual property rights to and into the trademark "Granth", and the Website, including, without limitation, any and all rights, title and interest in and to copyright, related rights, patents, utility models, designs, know-how, trade secrets and inventions (patent pending), goodwill, source code, meta tags, databases, text, content, graphics, icons, and hyperlinks.

Except as expressly provided herein, You acknowledge and agree that You shall not copy, republish, post, display, translate, transmit, reproduce or distribute any Content through any medium without obtaining the necessary authorization from GBS or thirty party owner of such Content.

SUPPORT

If you have any questions, complaints or claims with respect to the Website then such correspondence should be directed to the address as given below.

Granth:

The contact information: Granth, 30A, HM House,Juhu Tara Road,Santa Cruz (W), Mumbai 400049. Maharashtra. India. 022 2660 9327. info.juhu@granth.com

DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

You agree that use of the services is at Your own risk. The services including the Website, the Content, User Material, any third party links, or any other website links, other new media initiatives endorsed by Website and contents therein and any other materials contained on or provided through the Website are provided “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” basis, to the fullest extent permitted by law, are provided without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. Without limiting the foregoing, Website does not make any warranties of fitness for a particular purpose, title, merchantability, completeness, availability, security, compatibility or non-infringement; or that the services will be uninterrupted, free of viruses and other harmful components, accurate, error free or reliable.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

IN NO CASE SHALL COMPANY/WEBSITE, ITS DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES, AGENTS, CONTRACTORS, PRINCIPALS, OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES OR ANY CONTENT OR MATERIAL THEREOF OR FOR ANY OTHER CLAIM RELATED IN ANY WAY TO YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES OR ANY CONTENT OR MATERIAL THEREOF, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY CONTENT OR MATERIAL, OR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF THE SERVICES OR ANY CONTENT OR MATERIAL THEREOF, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THEIR POSSIBILITY. WHERE THE LAWS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR THE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS, Granth'S LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.

There is no guarantee that the Site will be free of infection by viruses or anything else which may be harmful or destructive.

To the extent permitted by law, GBS hereby disclaims all liability (howsoever arising) in connection with any loss and/or damage, arising out of or in connection with any use of, or inability to use, all or any part of the Content, the Website and/or any website to which the Site is linked, or any action taken (or refrained from being taken) as a result of using any of these.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEB SITES

The Website may include links to third party internet websites which are controlled and maintained by others. These links are included solely for the convenience of users and do not constitute any endorsement by GBS of the sites linked or referred to, nor does GBS have any control over the content of any such sites.

INDEMNITY

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Website, its affiliates, officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from: (i) Your use of and access to the services; (ii) Your violation of any term of these Terms of Use ; (iii) Your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; and (iv) Your breach of any applicable laws. This indemnification obligation will survive the expiry or termination of Terms of Use and Your use of the service.

ENTIRE AGREEMENT

These Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy constitute the entire agreement between You and Granth governing Your use of the Services, superseding any prior agreements between You and Granth regarding such use.

SEVERABILITY

If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is held invalid, void, or unenforceable, then that provision shall be considered severable from the remaining provisions, and the remaining provisions given full force and effect.

PRIVACY POLICY

At GBS we recognise the importance of protecting the personal information of our customers. We do not give out any personal information nor do we participate in reselling lists.

When you purchase publications from www.granth.com we require certain personal Information to ensure that we fulfil your shopping requirements. We do not provide this information to third parties, but reserve the right to contact you in case we require any additional information about your order or to clarify details about your order.

When you sign up for our e-mail services we require certain personal information to enable us to provide you with personalized information about our new products, special proposals or information about our new services. To unsubscribe please contact us at:

info.juhu@granth.com

We reserve the right to change our policy at any time and any changes shall be displayed on our Privacy Policy page.

For any clarifications please contact us by phone at 022 2660 9327 or email at info.juhu@granth.com

GOVERNING LAW

The relationship between You and Granth/Website shall be governed by the laws of India without regard to its conflict of law provisions and for resolution of any dispute arising out of Your use of the Services. Notwithstanding the foregoing, You agree that the Website has the right to bring any proceedings before any court/forum of competent jurisdiction and You irrevocably submit to the jurisdiction of such courts or forum.