People’s Review (PR or ‘We’) is a bilingual blog accessible via www.peoplesreview.in or bangla.peoplesreview.in (hereinafter “website”) on the worldwide web. The blog provides an in-depth critical analysis of politics, economy, world affairs, society and other related topics to the readers without any cost. This service is provided on an “As Is” basis and is continually under development.
We request our readers and visitors to adhere to these Terms & Conditions [T&C] and our Rules & Regulations [R&R].
By accessing the website, you/reader/visitor automatically confirm your acknowledgement and acceptance of the below-mentioned T&C and R&R, which is the agreement between you/readers/visitors and PR.
Copyright/Trademarks [Collectively “Intellectual Property Rights”]
The trademarks, logos & service marks (“Marks”) displayed on the website are the property of PR & other parties. Visitors are prohibited from using any Marks for any purpose including, but not limited to use as meta tags on other pages or sites on the World Wide Web without the written permission of PR or any such third party, which may own the Marks. All information and content, including but not limited to, any software programmes available on or accessed through the website (“Content”) is protected by copyright. Readers / Visitors are prohibited from modifying, copying, distributing, transmitting, displaying, publishing, selling, licensing, creating derivative works or using any Content available on or through the website for any commercial or public purposes without the written permission of PR.
PR grants all readers and visitors a limited licence to access and make personal or non-commercial use of this site but under no circumstances does PR allows the usage of the Content for commercial purposes. We permit the use of materials on this website subject to due credit is given to PR along with the author of the Content. The use shall also be subject to non-commercial use and limited to personal or academic dissemination (including on social media and use on all kinds of media). Copyright should be acknowledged. Such use should not infringe on the Intellectual Property Rights of any person. When using the material available on this website, proper attribution to authors and/or copyright holders must be given. A visitor/reader/user is only granted a limited, revocable and non-exclusive right to create hyperlinks to the home page or any other page of the website as long as any of these links do not portray PR in a false, misleading, derogatory or offensive manner. The readers / users should not use PR’s logos or proprietary graphics or trademarks as part of the link without written permission from an authorised member of PR Editorial Board.
ALL CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED TO THE READERS AND VIEWERS “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY & FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, SECURITY OR ACCURACY. PR DOES NOT ENDORSE AND IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY OPINION, ADVICE OR STATEMENT MADE THROUGH THE SITE BY ANY PARTY OTHER THAN PR. OTHER THAN AS REQUIRED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW,
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE WILL PR BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A READER’S/VIEWER’S RELIANCE ON INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR ADVERTISEMENTS SHOWN ON IT BY THIRD PARTIES. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE USER TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR USEFULNESS OF ANY OPINION, ADVICE OR OTHER CONTENT AVAILABLE ON/THROUGH THE WEBSITE. PLEASE SEEK THE ADVICE OF PROFESSIONALS, AS APPROPRIATE, REGARDING THE EVALUATION OF ANY SPECIFIC OPINION, ADVICE OR OTHER CONTENT.
Limitation of Liability
PR is not liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or special damages arising out of or in any way connected with access to or use of the website by the reader/viewer, (even if PR has been advised of the possibility of such damages) including liability associated with any viruses which may infect a user’s computer equipment or mobile device.
PR collects a donation from readers/viewers and users within India only. This donation is voluntary and users donating to PR does not get any special benefit vis-a-vis those who do not contribute.
As PR is not registered with FCRA so foreign donations are not accepted.
We will not publish the comments from users that are:
• Advertisements or solicitations of any kind
• Abusive in nature, attempts to bully, threaten, or intimidate the writer or other comment writers
• Comments with sexual innuendos, abusive words
• Any comment that tries to personally vilify a writer or another comment poster or any other individual
• Threat of violence, riot, rape, etc. which are punishable by law
• Any comment that tries to stir up antagonism between two or more communities or within different sects of a community
• Any comment that aims to instigate communal or racial violence by the usage of communal or racial or casteist slurs and abuses
• Messages posted by users impersonating others
• Personal information such as messages which state phone / mobile numbers, numbers or details of personal id, account numbers like bank account information, addresses, or employer references
• Messages by non-spokesperson employees of PR purporting to speak on behalf of PR
• Messages that offer unauthorised downloads of any copyrighted or private information
• Multiple messages placed within individual folders by the same user restating the same point
• Spam messages that are posted by bots
• Chain letters /mails of any kind.
Changes To Rules & Regulations
We reserve the right to revise these R & R at any time & Users are deemed to be apprised of & bound by any changes to these R & R.
The latest updated R & R would be posted on this URL only.
Violation of Rules & Regulations
PR reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law & in equity for violations of these T&C & R&R, including the right to block access from a particular Internet address to the website.
Access to Password Protected/Secure Areas (if any)
Access to & use of password protected and/or secure areas of the website is restricted to authorised users only. Unauthorised individuals attempting to access these areas of the website may be subject to prosecution under the Information & Technology Act.
Any dispute arising out of or in connection with this agreement, including any question regarding its existence, amendment, validity or termination, shall be referred to & finally resolved by arbitration in accordance with the Indian Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996. The arbitration shall be a “documents only”, evidence through affidavits “fast track” arbitration. The Tribunal shall consist of one (1) arbitrator to be appointed by PR. The exclusive seats of arbitration shall be Asansol, India & the language of the arbitration shall be English.
This agreement shall be governed by & construed in accordance with the laws of India.
User access to & use of the website is subject to all applicable laws.
In respect of all matters/disputes arising out of, in connection with or in relation to this agreement, only the civil courts at Asansol, West Bengal, India shall have jurisdiction, to the exclusion of all other courts.
The website is deemed to be published from/at Asansol, West Bengal, India (irrespective of where it is accessed from).
For online payments please refer to Terms & Conditions of Instamojo through which we process our payments.
No donations are refundable. IN CASE YOU ARE NOT WILLING TO DONATE MONEY TO PR THEN PLEASE AVOID CLICKING ON DONATION/PAYMENT LINKS ON THIS WEBSITE AND ON INSTAMOJO PLATFORM. THE PAYMENT PROCESS IS NOT REVERSIBLE AND NO REFUNDS WILL BE MADE TO THE DONOR.
There is no Income Tax rebate offered on donations made to PR.
Terms & Conditions
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All payments are subject to the following conditions:-
Donations are made to support the Content on www.peoplesreview.in and to help the site to sustain. Please understand, that there is no income tax benefits/rebates offered against the donations and these donations do not carry any promise of returns, whatsoever, but the continuation of the website’s functioning as a platform independently.
Payment shall be made online for donations.
All prices quoted are in Indian Rupees unless explicitly stated otherwise. The Intermediary reserves the right to change the prices or payment terms at any time.
NO REFUND WILL BE MADE FOR DONATIONS. PLEASE REFRAIN FROM CLICKING ON THE LINKS OF PAYMENT/DONATION IN CASE YOU ARE NOT WILLING TO DONATE TO PR.
Any matter, dispute, or resolution on the present is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Asansol Court only.