Sify Mail


1. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS

Welcome to SifyMail. Sify provides its service to you, subject to the following Terms of Service, which may be updated by us from time to time without notice to you. You can review the most current version of the Terms of Service at any time at: http://mail.sify.com/terms/. In addition, when using particular Sify owned or operated services, you and Sify shall be subject to any posted guidelines or rules applicable to such services which may be posted from time to time. All such guidelines or rules are hereby incorporated by reference into the Terms of Service. Sify may also offer other services that are governed by different Terms of Service. For instance, different terms apply to Sify groups and other properties.


2. DESCRIPTION OF SERVICE

if currently provides users with access to a rich collection of resources, including, various communications tools, forums, shopping services, search services, personalized content and branded programming through its network of properties (the "Service"). You also understand and agree that the Service may include advertisements and that these advertisements are necessary for Sify to provide the Service. You also understand and agree that the service may include certain communications from Sify, such as service announcements, administrative messages and the Sify Newsletter, and that these communications are considered part of Sify membership and you will not be able to opt out of receiving them. Unless explicitly stated otherwise, any new features that augment or enhance the current Service, including the release of new Sify properties, shall be subject to the Terms of Service. You understand and agree that the Service is provided "AS-IS" and that Sify assumes no responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, mis-delivery or failure to store any user communications or personalization settings. You are responsible for obtaining access to the Service and that access may involve third party fees (such as Internet service provider or airtime charges). You are responsible for those fees, including those fees associated with the display or delivery of advertisements. In addition, you must provide and are responsible for all equipment necessary to access the Service.


Please be aware that Sify has created certain areas on the Service that contain adult or mature content. You must be at least 18 years of age to access and view such areas.


3. YOUR REGISTRATION OBLIGATIONS

In consideration of your use of the Service, you represent that you are of legal age to form a binding contract and are not a person barred from receiving services under the laws of India or other applicable jurisdiction. You also agree to: (a) provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Service's registration form and (b) maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Sify has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Sify has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Service (or any portion thereof). Sify is concerned about the safety and privacy of all its users, particularly children.


4. SIFY PRIVACY POLICY

Registration Data and certain other information about you is subject to our Privacy Policy. For more information, see our full privacy policy at http://sify.com/privacy.php.


5. MEMBER ACCOUNT, PASSWORD AND SECURITY

You will receive a password and account designation upon completing the Service's registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to (a) immediately notify Sify of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. Sify cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section 5.


6. MEMBER CONDUCT

You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials ("Content"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that you, and not Sify, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the Service. Sify does not control the Content posted via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will Sify be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service.


You agree to not use the Service to:

1. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;


2. harm minors in any way;


3. impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Sify official, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;


4. forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service;


5. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);


6. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party;


7. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation;


8. upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;


9. disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to "scroll" faster than other users of the Service are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to engage in real time exchanges;


10. interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service;


11. intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including, but not limited to, regulations promulgated by India. Securities and Exchange Commission, any rules of any national or other securities exchange, including, without limitation, the NASDAQ, and any regulations having the force of law;


12. "stalk" or otherwise harass another; or


13. collect or store personal data about other users.


You also agree that the Sify Mail Service has restrictions as follows:

Sify reserves the right to send across news letter to you apart from your other subscriptions. The data transfer cannot exceed more than 3GB a month. If not accessed within 30 days from last login in Sify Mail will result in all mails being deleted. Mails, over 30 days in your spam bin shall be deleted. This is irrespective of whether you sign into other Sify Properties. If YOUR Sify account (Sify Iways, Access, Broad Band and online) is not accessed in 180 days from the last login, the mail account is subjected to deletion at Sify's discretion and the Sify id is available for fresh registrations as its opened to public. You acknowledge that Sify may put advertising style sheets into any mail box/s. Sify shall ensure at all points in time that these style sheets shall not contain offensive material of any kind. This Email service from Sify is subjected to change anytime without prior notice to users. This is currently open to Indian nationals within india, and is subjected to change at a later date


You acknowledge that Sify may or may not pre-screen Content, but that Sify and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to pre-screen, refuse, or move any Content that is available via the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, Sify and its designees shall have the right to remove any Content that violates the Terms of Service or is otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content created by Sify or submitted to Sify, including without limitation information in Sify Message Boards/discussions, and in all other parts of the Service.


You acknowledge, consent and agree that Sify may access, preserve, and disclose your account information and Content if required to do so by law or in a good faith belief that such access preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce the Terms of Service; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; (d) respond to your requests for customer service; or (e) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Sify!, its users and the public.


You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.


You understand that the Service and software embodied within the Service may include security components that permit digital materials to be protected, and use of these materials is subject to usage rules set by Sify and/or content providers who provide content to the Service. You may not attempt to override or circumvent any of the usage rules embedded into the Service. Any unauthorized reproduction, publication, further distribution or public exhibition of the materials provided on the Service, in whole or in part, is strictly prohibited.


7. SPECIAL ADMONITIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL USE

Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from India.


8. CONTENT SUBMITTED OR MADE AVAILABLE FOR INCLUSION ON THE SERVICE

Sify does not claim ownership of Content you submit or make available for inclusion on the Service. However, with respect to Content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the Service, you grant Sify the following world-wide, royalty free and non-exclusive license(s), as applicable:


* With respect to Content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of Sify Groups, the license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display such Content on the Service solely for the purposes of providing and promoting the specific Sify Group to which such Content was submitted or made available. This license exists only for as long as you elect to continue to include such Content on the Service and will terminate at the time you remove or Sify removes such Content from the Service.


* With respect to photos, graphics, audio or video you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible area of the Service other than Sify Groups, the license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display such Content on the Service solely for the purpose for which such Content was submitted or made available. This license exists only for as long as you elect to continue to include such Content on the Service and will terminate at the time you remove or Sify removes such Content from the Service.


* With respect to Content other than photos, graphics, audio or video you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the Service other than Sify Groups, the perpetual, irrevocable and fully sublicensable license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, publicly perform and publicly display such Content (in whole or in part) and to incorporate such Content into other works in any format or medium now known or later developed.


"Publicly accessible" areas of the Service are those areas of the Sify network of properties that are intended by Sify to be available to the general public. By way of example, publicly accessible areas of the Service would include Sify Message Boards/ discussions and portions of Sify Groups, Photos and Cabinet that are open to both members and visitors. However, publicly accessible areas of the Service would not include portions of Sify Groups that are limited to members, Sify services intended for private communication such as Sify Mail or Sify Buzz(Messenger), or areas off the Sify network of properties such as portions of World Wide Web sites that are accessible through via hypertext or other links but are not hosted or served by Sify.


9. INDEMNITY

You agree to indemnify and hold Sify, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post, transmit or make available through the Service, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the Terms Of Service, or your violation of any rights of another.


10. NO RESALE OF SERVICE

You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, trade, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Service (including your Sify I.D.), use of the Service, or access to the Service.


11. GENERAL PRACTICES REGARDING USE AND STORAGE

You acknowledge that Sify may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Service, including without limitation the maximum number of days that email messages, message board postings or other uploaded Content will be retained by the Service, the maximum number of email messages that may be sent from or received by an account on the Service, the maximum size of any email message that may be sent from or received by an account on the Service, the maximum disk space that will be allotted on Sify's servers on your behalf, and the maximum number of times (and the maximum duration for which) you may access the Service in a given period of time. You agree that Sify has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other Content maintained or transmitted by the Service. You acknowledge that Sify reserves the right to log off accounts that are inactive for an extended period of time. You further acknowledge that Sify reserves the right to modify these general practices and limits from time to time.


12. MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICE

Sify reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that Sify shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.


13. TERMINATION

You agree that Sify may, under certain circumstances and without prior notice, immediately terminate your Sify account, any associated email address, and access to the Service. Cause for such termination shall include, but not be limited to, (a) breaches or violations of the Terms Of Service or other incorporated agreements or guidelines, (b) requests by law enforcement or other government agencies, (c) a request by you (self-initiated account deletions), (d) discontinuance or material modification to the Service (or any part thereof), (e) unexpected technical or security issues or problems, and (f) extended periods of inactivity. Termination of your Sify account includes (a) removal of access to all offerings within the Service, including but not limited to Sify Mail, Groups, Messenger, Chat, Domains, Classifieds, Message Boards, Greetings, Alerts and Games, (b) deletion of your password and all related information, files and content associated with or inside your account (or any part thereof), and (c) barring further use of the Service. Further, you agree that all terminations for cause shall be made in Sify's sole discretion and that Sify shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your account, any associated email address, or access to the Service.


14. DEALINGS WITH ADVERTISERS

Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that Sify shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Service.


Sify will put advertisements in its various services and you agree that it will be there.


15. LINKS

The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because Sify has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Sify is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that Sify shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.


16. SIFY'S PROPRIETARY RIGHTS

You acknowledge and agree that the Service and any necessary software used in connection with the Service ("Software") contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that Content contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to you through the Service or advertisers is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by Sify or advertisers, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service or the Software, in whole or in part.


Sify grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the object code of its Software on a single computer; provided that you do not (and do not allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Software. You agree not to modify the Software in any manner or form, or to use modified versions of the Software, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the Service. You agree not to access the Service by any means other than through the interface that is provided by Sify for use in accessing the Service.


17. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT:


1. YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. SIFY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.


2. SIFY MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (i) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (ii) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (iii) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, (iv) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS, AND (V) ANY ERRORS IN THE SOFTWARE WILL BE CORRECTED.


3. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICE IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.


4. NO ADVICE OR INFORMATION, WHETHER ORAL OR WRITTEN, OBTAINED BY YOU FROM SIFY OR THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE SHALL CREATE ANY WARRANTY NOT EXPRESSLY STATED IN THE TERM OF SERVICE.


5. A SMALL PERCENTAGE OF USERS MAY EXPERIENCE EPILEPTIC SEIZURES WHEN EXPOSED TO CERTAIN LIGHT PATTERNS OR BACKGROUNDS ON A COMPUTER SCREEN OR WHILE USING THE SERVICE. CERTAIN CONDITIONS MAY INDUCE PREVIOUSLY UNDETECTED EPILEPTIC SYMPTOMS EVEN IN USERS WHO HAVE NO HISTORY OF PRIOR SEIZURES OR EPILEPSY. IF YOU, OR ANYONE IN YOUR FAMILY, HAVE AN EPILEPTIC CONDITION, CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN PRIOR TO USING THE SERVICE. IMMEDIATELY DISCONTINUE USE OF THE SERVICE AND CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN IF YOU EXPERIENCE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING SYMPTOMS WHILE USING THE SERVICE -- DIZZINESS, ALTERED VISION, EYE OR MUSCLE TWITCHES, LOSS OF AWARENESS, DISORIENTATION, ANY INVOLUNTARY MOVEMENT, OR CONVULSIONS.


18. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

YOU EXPRESSLY UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT SIFY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF SIFY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM: (i) THE USE OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE; (ii) THE COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS AND SERVICES RESULTING FROM ANY GOODS, DATA, INFORMATION OR SERVICES PURCHASED OR OBTAINED OR MESSAGES RECEIVED OR TRANSACTIONS ENTERED INTO THROUGH OR FROM THE SERVICE; (iii) UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR ALTERATION OF YOUR TRANSMISSIONS OR DATA; (iv) STATEMENTS OR CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE; OR (v) ANY OTHER MATTER RELATING TO THE SERVICE.


19. EXCLUSIONS AND LIMITATIONS

SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES OR THE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION OF LIABILITY FOR INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES. ACCORDINGLY, SOME OF THE ABOVE LIMITATIONS OF SECTIONS 17 AND 18 MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.


20. SPECIAL ADMONITION FOR SERVICES RELATING TO FINANCIAL MATTERS

If you intend to create or join any service, receive or request any news, messages, alerts or other information from the Service concerning companies, stock quotes, investments or securities, please read the above Sections 17 and 18 again. They go doubly for you. In addition, for this type of information particularly, the phrase "Let the investor beware" is apt. The Service is provided for informational purposes only, and no Content included in the Service is intended for trading or investing purposes. Sify and its licensors shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness or availability of any information transmitted or made available via the Service, and shall not be responsible or liable for any trading or investment decisions made based on such information.


21. NO THIRD PARTY BENEFICIARIES

You agree that, except as otherwise expressly provided in this Terms Of Service, there shall be no third party beneficiaries to this Agreement.


22. NOTICE

Sify may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to the Terms Of Service, by either email, regular mail, or postings on the Service.


23. TRADEMARK INFORMATION

The Sify logo, EVERYWHERE, SIFY GROUPS, SIFY MAIL and other service marks and other Sify logos and product and service names are trademarks of Sify Ltd.. Without Sify's prior permission, you agree not to display or use in any manner, the Sify Logo.


24. NOTICE AND PROCEDURE FOR MAKING CLAIMS OF COPYRIGHT OR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY INFRINGEMENT

Sify respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. Sify will, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, disable and/or terminate the accounts of users who may be repeat infringers. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, please provide Sify's Copyright Agent the following information:


1. an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;


2. a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;


3. a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the site;


4. your address, telephone number, and email address;


5. a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;


6. a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner's behalf.


25. GENERAL INFORMATION

Entire Agreement. The Terms Of Service constitute the entire agreement between you and Sify and govern your use of the Service, superceding any prior agreements between you and Sify. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use or purchase certain other Sify services, affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software.


LOCATION OF LAWSUIT

All disputes concerning the service will be subject to courts in Chennai.


26. INVALIDITY OF SPECIFIC TERMS

If any provision of these additional terms or any document incorporated by reference is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of such documents remain in full force and effect.


27. RESERVATION OF RIGHTS:

Sifymail service and its benefits are offered at the discretion of Sify and Sify has the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service, in whole or in part for any reason, at its sole discretion, with or without notice to you. You agree that Sify will not be liable to you or any third-party for any modification or discontinuance of the Service. No Right of Survivorship and Non-Transferability. You agree that your Sify account is non-transferable and any rights to your Sify I.D. or contents within your account terminate upon your death. Upon receipt of a copy of a death certificate, your account may be terminated and all contents therein permanently deleted. Statute of Limitations. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or the Terms Of Service must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. The section titles in the Terms Of Service are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.



28. UNLIMITED MAIL

1. Initially every user will be allotted 3 GB of space. If the customer uses the full allotted 3 GB, Sify shall provides an option of increasing the space for the user

2. 10 MB attachment to continue

3. Mails in the account to be deleted over 60 days of inactivity

4. Mails , over 10 days , in the spam folder of active users to be deleted.



29. RESERVATION OF RIGHTS:

Sifymail Premium service and its benefits are offered at the discretion of Sify and Sify has the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service, in whole or in part for any reason, at its sole discretion, with or without notice to you. You agree that Sify will not be liable to you or any third-party for any modification or discontinuance of the Service.


30. VIOLATIONS

Please report any violations of the Terms Of Service to our Customer Care team or mail to customercare@sify.com.




Sify Blogs


SIFY BLOGS CONDITIONS OF USE & TERMS OF SERVICE

Member Terms of Service


1. Membership is available to anyone who registers all required information, provides an accurate,legitimate electronic mail address, and obtains a unique username and password.


2. Sify.com does not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, race, religion, caste, class, lifestyle preference, or nationality.


3. Sify.com allows one registered Membership per legitimate electronic mail address. Sify.com must approve any exceptions, including the use of one electronic mail address by multiple users.


4. Membership is non-transferable.


Sify Blogs Guidelines

1. Members are solely responsible for everything contained in their own Sify Blogs. Views expressed by members are their individual views and Sify is not responsible for any such views, expressions, ideas, comments, statements and content of the same.


2. Sify.com does not review the contents of a blog / personal page in any way before they appear on the homepage of the site / show up on search results.


3. Sify.com does not verify, endorse or otherwise vouch for the contents of any Sify Blogs.


4. Members can be held legally liable for the contents of their blogs / personal pages / article pages/ images and may be held legally accountable if their blogs / personal pages / article pages/ images include, for example, defamatory comments or material protected by copyright, trademark, patent or trade secret law without the permission of the author or owner.


5. The member agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Sify, its employees, directors, officers, agents and their successors and assigns from and against any and all liabilities, damages, losses, costs and expenses, including attorney's fees, caused by or arising from or in connection with the contents of the member's blogs / personal pages / article pages/ images including any claim of libel, defamation, violation of rights of privacy or publicity, loss of service by other members and infringement of intellectual property or other rights.


6. In consideration for the Service, member agrees to provide Sify with current, complete, and accurate registration information (the "Registration Data") as prompted to do by the Service and to maintain and update this information as required to keep it current, complete and accurate. Member understands the Service is advertising supported and you grant Sify the right to disclose the aggregate Registration Data to third parties in connection with marketing the Services. Furthermore, Sify may itself use the members individual Registration Data to provide targeting of advertisements and other Service offers.


Sify Blogs Guidelines

The following is a non-exclusive list of actions and content that are not permitted on Sify Blogs:


1. Material that is an expression of bigotry, racism, or hatred based on age, gender, race, religion, caste, class, lifestyle preference, and nationality.


2. Material that defames, abuses, or threatens others.


3. Material that advocates illegal activity and opposed to law.


4. Material that contains obscene content.


Privacy

All information provided by a Member is strictly confidential. Sify will not intentionally monitor or disclose any private information unless required by law, enforcement agencies, regulation or court order. You agree to respect the privacy and confidentiality. Members acknowledge their right to use the Service is personal to them, unless expressed otherwise. Member agrees not to resell or make any commercial use of the Service without the express consent of Sify. Member is entirely responsible for not maintaining the confidentiality of their password and account. Member shall be fully liable for all use of their account, including any unauthorized use of their account by any third-party.


Copyrighted Material

1.Any material protected by trademark, service mark, patent or copyright registration may not be placed on the site without the express permission of the author or owner of the copyright on that material.


2.In the event that Sify.com receives a complaint that the contents of a blog / personal page / article page infringe intellectual property rights or are otherwise unlawful, Sify.com shall request written substantiation of the complaint from the complaining party. As such, Sify.com will require substantiation of proof of ownership in the form of a trademark, service mark, patent or copyright registration and will take such steps that it believes to be appropriate under the circumstances.


Termination of Service

1.Sify.com reserves the right to terminate/suspend membership and any and all information, communications, postings, or Sify Blogs at any time, without notice.


2. Sify.com may also terminate membership and delete any and all information, communications, postings, or Sify Blogs for online conduct that Sify.com deems is harmful to other members, the business of Sify.com or other third-party information providers.


Sify.com also reserves the following rights:

1.To release current or past member information that Sify.com believes is in violation of the terms of service or page content guidelines, or used to commit unlawful acts, or if the information is subpoenaed, and/or if Sify.com deems it necessary and/or appropriate.


2.Sify.com provides this service with the best possible intentions and is not liable for any unforeseen event such as interruptions, failures, delays in the delivery of content or services available within the Membership area.


3.Sify.com is not liable for any losses or damages arising from the use of the content or services provided by Sify.com.


4.To deny membership to offenders of these guidelines or terms of service.


5.To amend or change these guidelines at any time and without notice.


6.To use images of Sify Blogs pages for promotional and other commercial purposes.


Disclaimer of Warranties

1.Member expressly agrees the use of the service is at their sole risk. The service is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis.


2.Sify expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. Sify makes no warranty that the services will meet the member's requirements, or the services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error free; nor does Sify make any warranty as to the results that may be obtained through the service or that defects in the software will be corrected.


3.Member understands and agrees that any material and/or data downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the service is done at the member's own discretion and risk and member will be solely responsible for any damage to their computer systems or loss of data that results from the download of such material and/or data.


4.Sify makes no warranty regarding any transactions entered into through the service.


5.No advice or information, whether oral or written, which the member obtains from Sify or through the service shall create any warranty not expressly made herein.


6.Sify does not endorse in anyway any contents of the expression of the members on its Blogs. Please therefore verify the veracity of all information on own before undertaking reliance and action thereupon.


7.Sify shall not be responsible or liable for any consequential damages arising on account of the member relying on the contents.


8.Sify shall not be liable for any indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages or for interrupted communications, lost data or lost profits arising out of or in connection with this service, even if Sify has been advised of the possibility of damages.


(By clicking on 'Agree', you are deemed to have read and accepted the above Terms of Service that govern membership and usage of Sify Blogs.)


Disclaimer Policy

SIFY GROUPS


Sify Groups give Sify users a place to meet, interact, and share ideas with each other. Just like a real community, you may have different opinions than other Sify Groups users. The Sify Groups experience is best when people remember a few rules. Sify sets out the terms and conditions of your use of our services in the Sify Groups Terms of Usage, and in other rules that we may place on our site. For your use of Sify Groups, some of the key things to remember are:




1. You should not harass abuse, threaten, or advocate violence against other members or individuals or groups


2. You should not post content that is harmful to minors.


3. You should not post content that is obscene, otherwise objectionable, or in violation of the law.


4. Stick to the topic. Although all groups are different, most groups appreciate it when you stick to the topic. If you constantly stray from the topic you may be moderated or removed from a group altogether by its owner.


5. You may not add members to a group without their permission.


6. You may not use Sify Groups for commercial or advertising purposes.


7. You may not post content which infringes the intellectual property, privacy or other rights of third parties.


8. You cannot post adult-oriented on Sify Groups


9. Some content may be more appropriate in some contexts than others. Sify reserves the right to remove content that it determines, in its sole discretion, to be inappropriate and in violation of our rules. For example, discussions or depictions of bestiality, incest, excretory acts, or child pornography may be inappropriate if placed in a sexual or otherwise exploitative context.


10. You may not use Sify Groups solely for the purpose of storing and archiving files.




If you are unsure whether your content is consistent with these policies, please err on the side of caution and do not post your content in Sify Groups or any other Sify community area.


SIFY'S RIGHT TO TERMINATE

Sify Groups, in its sole discretion, may terminate or remove any content, Group or your Sify ID immediately and without notice if (a) Sify believes that you have acted inconsistently with the spirit or the letter of the Sify Terms & Conditions or the Sify Groups Terms of Usage, or (b) Sify believes you have violated or tried to violate the rights of others. Please help us keep Sify Groups an enjoyable and positive experience. If you see a Group or content that violates our rules, please let us know by contacting us.


MEMBER CONDUCT

You understand that all information, data, text, software, music, sound, photographs, graphics, video, messages or other materials ("Content"), whether publicly posted or privately transmitted, are the sole responsibility of the person from which such Content originated. This means that you, and not Sify, are entirely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email or otherwise transmit via the Service. Sify does not control the Content posted via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. You understand that by using the Service, you may be exposed to Content that is offensive, indecent or objectionable. Under no circumstances will Sify be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any Content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed or otherwise transmitted via the Service.




You agree to not use the Service to:

1. upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable;


2. harm minors in any way;


3. impersonate any person or entity, including, but not limited to, a Sify official, forum leader, guide or host, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity;


4. forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any Content transmitted through the Service;


5. upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content that you do not have a right to transmit under any law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside information, proprietary and confidential information learned or disclosed as part of employment relationships or under nondisclosure agreements);


6. upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any Content that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights ("Rights") of any party;


7. upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising, promotional materials, "junk mail," "spam," "chain letters," "pyramid schemes," or any other form of solicitation, except in


8. upload, post, email or otherwise transmit any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;


9. disrupt the normal flow of dialogue, cause a screen to "scroll" faster than other users of the Service are able to type, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to engage in real time exchanges;


10. interfere with or disrupt the Service or servers or networks connected to the Service, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service;


11. intentionally or unintentionally violate any applicable local, state, national or international law, including, but not limited to, regulations promulgated by the Indian securities, exchange control and other authorities , any rules of any Indian securities exchange and any regulations having the force of law;


12. "stalk" or otherwise harass another; or


13. collect or store personal data about other users.




You acknowledge that Sify does not pre-screen Content, but that Sify and its designees shall have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or move any Content that is available via the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, Sify and its designees shall have the right to remove any Content that violates the TERMS OF USAGE or is otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any Content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such Content. In this regard, you acknowledge that you may not rely on any Content created by Sify or submitted to Sify, including without limitation information in Sify Discussions, Sify Groups, and in all other parts of the Service.




You acknowledge and agree that Sify may preserve Content and may also disclose Content if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with legal process; (b) enforce the TERMS OF USAGE; (c) respond to claims that any Content violates the rights of third-parties; or (d) protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Sify, its users and the public.




You understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Service, including your Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices.


SPECIAL ADMONITIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL USE

Recognizing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local rules regarding online conduct and acceptable Content. Specifically, you agree to comply with all applicable laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from India or the country in which you reside.


PUBLIC CONTENT POSTED TO SIFY

(a) For purposes of the TERMS OF USAGE, "publicly accessible areas of the Service" are those accessible by the general public. By way of example, a publicly accessible area of the Service would include public Sify Groups and Sify Discussions, but would not include private Sify Groups or private Sify communication services such as Sify Mail or Sify Messenger.



(b) With respect to Content you elect to post for inclusion in publicly accessible areas of Sify Clubs or that consists of photos or other graphics you elect to post to any other publicly accessible area of the Service, you grant Sify the world-wide, royalty free and non-exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt and publish such Content on the Service solely for the purpose of displaying, distributing and promoting the specific Sify Group to which such Content was submitted, or, in the case of photos or graphics, solely for the purpose for which such photo or graphic was submitted to the Service. This license exists only for as long as you elect to continue to include such Content on the Service and shall be terminated at the time you delete such Content from the Service.


(c) With respect to all other Content you elect to post to other publicly accessible areas of the Service, you grant Sify the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive and fully sublicensable right and license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, perform and display such Content (in whole or part) worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed.


INDEMNITY

You agree to indemnify and hold Sify, and its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of Content you submit, post to or transmit through the Service, your use of the Service, your connection to the Service, your violation of the TERMS OF USAGE, or your violation of any rights of another.


NO RESALE OF SERVICE

You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purposes, any portion of the Service, use of the Service, or access to the Service.


GENERAL PRACTICES REGARDING USE AND STORAGE

You acknowledge that Sify may establish general practices and limits concerning use of the Service, including without limitation the maximum number of days that email messages, message board postings or other uploaded Content will be retained by the Service, the maximum number of email messages that may be sent from or received by an account on the Service, the maximum size of any email message that may be sent from or received by an account on the Service, the maximum disk space that will be allotted on Sify's servers on your behalf, and the maximum number of times (and the maximum duration for which) you may access the Service in a given period of time. You agree that Sify has no responsibility or liability for the deletion or failure to store any messages and other communications or other Content maintained or transmitted by the Service. You acknowledge that Sify reserves the right to log off accounts that are inactive for an extended period of time. You further acknowledge that Sify reserves the right to change these general practices and limits at any time, in its sole discretion, with or without notice.


MODIFICATIONS TO SERVICE

Sify reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that Sify shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.


TERMINATION

You agree that Sify, in its sole discretion, may terminate your password, account (or any part thereof) or use of the Service, and remove and discard any Content within the Service, for any reason, including, without limitation, for lack of use or if Sify believes that you have violated or acted inconsistently with the letter or spirit of the TERMS OF USAGE. Sify may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing the Service, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to the Service under any provision of this TERMS OF USAGE may be effected without prior notice, and acknowledge and agree that Sify may immediately deactivate or delete your account and all related information and files in your account and/or bar any further access to such files or the Service. Further, you agree that Sify shall not be liable to you or any third-party for any termination of your access to the Service.


DEALINGS WITH ADVERTISERS

Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Service, including payment and delivery of related goods or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between you and such advertiser. You agree that Sify shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Service.


LINKS

The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links to other World Wide Web sites or resources. Because Sify has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Sify is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and does not endorse and is not responsible or liable for any Content, advertising, products, or other materials on or available from such sites or resources. You further acknowledge and agree that Sify shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such Content, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource.


SIFY'S PROPRIETARY RIGHTS

You acknowledge and agree that the Service and any necessary software used in connection with the Service ("Software") contain proprietary and confidential information that is protected by applicable intellectual property and other laws. You further acknowledge and agree that Content contained in sponsor advertisements or information presented to you through the Service or advertisers is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by Sify or advertisers, you agree not to modify, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service or the Software, in whole or in part.


Sify grants you a personal, non-transferable and non-exclusive right and license to use the object code of its Software on a single computer; provided that you do not (and do not allow any third party to) copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, grant a security interest in or otherwise transfer any right in the Software. You agree not to modify the Software in any manner or form, or to use modified versions of the Software, including (without limitation) for the purpose of obtaining unauthorized access to the Service. You agree not to access the Service by any means other than through the interface that is provided by Sify for use in accessing the Service.


NOTICE

Notices to you may be made via either email or regular mail. The Service may also provide notices of changes to the TERMS OF USAGE or other matters by displaying notices or links to notices to you generally on the Service.


GENERAL INFORMATION

The TERMS OF USAGE constitute the entire agreement between you and Sify and govern your use of the Service, superceding any prior agreements between you and Sify. You also may be subject to additional terms and conditions that may apply when you use affiliate services, third-party content or third-party software. The TERMS OF USAGE and the relationship between you and Sify shall be governed by the laws of the Republic of India without regard to its conflict of law provisions. You and Sify agree to submit to the personal and exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located at Mumbai, India. Sify will be entitled to assign all or any of its rights under the TERMS OF USAGE to any affiliate, associate or group company, or any successor in business. The failure of Sify to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the TERMS OF USAGE shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of the TERMS OF USAGE is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of the TERMS OF USAGE remain in full force and effect. You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Service or the TERMS OF USAGE must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose or be forever barred. The section titles in the TERMS OF USAGE are for convenience only and have no legal or contractual effect.


VIOLATIONS

Please report any violations of the TERMS OF USAGE to our Customer Care group.



Astrology

User Agreement

Being allowed access to Sify Astrology, you enter into the user agreement on the terms and conditions set out below. This Site reserves the right to modify, suspend/cancel, or discontinue any service at any time without notice, make modifications and alterations in any or all of the content, products and services contained on the site without prior notice.


The choice of an astrologer and a service/s is entirely yours and Sify Astrology has no role in the same. Sify Astrology does not endorse or guarantee any service offered by any astrologer. This includes the astrologers on the Sify Panel. Sify Astrology, its parent, employees or partners are in no way responsible for your actions based on the predictions by astrologers chosen by you.


You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Sify Astrology, its parent, affiliates and associates, agents, co-branders or other partners, and employees, harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of content you submit , post to or transmit or as a result of any transaction done on or through this site.


All the contents of this Site are only for general information or use. No advice or information, whether oral or written, which you obtain from us shall create any warranty not expressly made herein.The information and services included in or available may include inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes are periodically added to the information herein. Sify Astrology may make improvements and/or changes at any time.


The information, services, products and materials contained in this store are provided on an "as is" basis without warranty of any kind. Sify Astrology hereby disclaims all warranties and conditions with regard to the service, including all implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement.


Sify Astrology and its parent, affiliates and associates shall not be liable, at any time for damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business projects, or loss of profits) arising in contract, tort or otherwise from the use of or inability to use the Site, or any of its contents, or from any action taken (or refrained from being taken) as a result of using the Site or any such contents or for any failure of performance, error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, computer virus, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorised access to, alteration of, or use of information contained on the site. No representations, warranties or guarantees whatsoever are made as to the accuracy, adequacy, reliability, completeness, suitability or applicability of the information to a particular situation. Price, discounts, schemes, promotions and availability of information/data are subject to change without notice.


We are committed to protecting your personal privacy. Sify Astrology will not give out your telephone number or E-mail address, except where needed to deliver a product or service you ordered. We will not give out your credit card number or any account information unless you authorize it, e.g., processing a credit card payment. In other words, we will not rent or sell your name, address, email address, credit card information or personal information to any third party without your permission. This information is collected primarily to ensure that we are able to fulfill your requirements and to deliver you a truly personalized experience.



However, we must cooperate fully, should a situation arise, where we are required by law or statutory obligation or legal process to provide information about a customer. We may share non-personal, non-individual statistical or demographic information, in aggregate form, with our marketing partners, advertisers or other third parties for research and advertising purposes. In other words, we will not give out information that you purchased a specific product, but we may tell them how many customers purchased a product.


Sify Astrology shall have no liability to you for any interruption or delay in access to the Site irrespective of the cause.


The Laws of India shall govern the Agreement. The Courts of law at Chennai shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes arising under this agreement.