Terms and Conditions

In these Terms of Use, "we", "our" and "us" means Add Contact Publishers and "you" and "your" means any person who accesses and uses this Website.

1 General

1.1 Access to and use of this Website is subject to these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy. By accessing and using this Website you agree to be bound by and to act in accordance with these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to these Terms of Use or our Privacy Policy, you are not permitted to access and use this Website and you should cease such access and/or use immediately.

1.2 If you breach any term of these Terms of Use, your right to access and use this Website shall cease immediately.

1.3 We reserve the right to amend these Terms of Use from time to time by amending this page. The amended Terms of Use will be effective from the date they are posted on this Website. As these Terms of Use may be amended from time to time, you should check them whenever you visit this Website. Your continued use of this Website will constitute your acceptance of the amended Terms of Use.

2 Our Service

2.1 We provide an independent online and offline directory service, while access to all parts of the public content on our website www.handybook.in is currently free, the printed versions of our directory are not.

2.2 All information on site and in printed directories is only for own consumption and may not be redistributed, wholly, in parts or recompiled.

2.3 Please be aware that nothing on this Website is, or shall be deemed to constitute, advice or a recommendation or endorsement by us. Information on this Website is provided for general information purposes only and should not be relied upon by you. You should always check the suitability, adequacy and appropriateness of the product or service that is of interest to you and it is your sole decision whether to obtain or refrain from obtaining any product or service. You should consider seeking independent professional advice before you obtain any product or service via this Website.

2.4 Please be aware that nothing on this Website is, or shall be deemed to constitute, an offer by us or any third party to sell to you any product or service or to enter into any contract with you in respect of any product or service. By submitting your details, you are making an offer to obtain the relevant product or service from the relevant third party on its terms and conditions that may be accepted or rejected. The contract for the product or service will only be concluded once your offer has been accepted. Please note that acceptance of your payment where possible on this Website does not constitute acceptance of your offer. You will receive confirmation when your offer has been accepted.

2.5 We aim to provide uninterrupted access to this Website. However, we reserve the right to suspend, restrict or terminate your access to this Website at any time.

2.6 We reserve the right to add, amend, delete, edit, remove or modify any information, content, material or data displayed on this Website from time to time.

3 Permitted use

3.1 You are only permitted to access and use this Website for your personal, non-commercial purposes, meaning this Website may only be accessed and used directly by a private individual or by a business to seek a product or service directly for that individual or business and on their own behalf. Access to and use of this Website other than for your personal, non-commercial purposes is strictly prohibited.

3.2 You are not permitted to use this Website:

In any unlawful, fraudulent or commercial manner.

To harm, threaten, abuse, embarrass, defame, libel, intimidate or harass another person, or in a way that invades another person's privacy or is obscene, offensive, hateful, indecent, inappropriate, objectionable, unacceptable, discriminatory or damaging as determined by us.

To create, check, confirm, update, modify or amend your own or another person's databases, records or directories.

To tamper with, modify, reverse engineer or amend any part of this Website.

In a way that interferes with, disrupts or imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large burden on our communications and technical systems as determined by us.

Using any automated software, process, program, robot, web crawler, spider, data mining, trawling or other 'screen scraping' software, process, program or system.

3.3 You may operate a link to this Website provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, as determined by us. You must not operate a link to this Website in such a way as to suggest or imply any form of association, approval or endorsement by us. We reserve the right to require you to immediately remove any link to this Website at any time and we may withdraw any linking permission at any time.

4 Intellectual property rights

4.1 The copyright in the information, content, material or data displayed on this Website belongs to us or our licensors. You may temporarily print, copy, download or store extracts of information, content, material or data displayed on this Website for your own personal use, subject to the following conditions:

It may not be used for any commercial purposes and may not be commercially exploited, published, distributed, extracted, re-utilised or reproduced without our prior written consent.

You may not use any automated software, process, program or system, robot, web crawler, spider, data mining, trawling or other 'screen scraping' software, process, program or system.

It may not be sold or transferred to any third party.

The copy must retain any copyright or other intellectual property notices contained in the original material.

Images displayed on this Website are protected by copyright and may not be reproduced or appropriated in any manner without the prior written consent of their respective owner(s).

No logos, trade marks or service marks displayed on this Website may be printed or downloaded, except as part of the text of which they form part.

You must not modify the paper or digital copies of such information, content, material or data.

It may not be excerpted, utilised, used, reproduced, published, reformatted and/or displayed on any other website without our prior written consent.

The status of us and our licensors as the authors of such information, content, material or data must be acknowledged.

4.2 All intellectual property rights including, without limitation, all copyright, design rights, patents, inventions, logos, business names, trading names, service marks and trade marks, internet domain names, moral rights, rights in databases, data, source codes, software, specifications, know how, processes and business methods (in all cases whether registered or unregistered and including all rights to apply for registration) in and relating to this Website (including information, content, material or data displayed on it) belong to us or our licensors and all such rights are reserved.

4.3 Except as set out elsewhere in these Terms of Use, none of the intellectual property rights belonging to us or our licensors in and relating to this Website (including information, content, material or data displayed on it) may be used, copied, modified, published, extracted, utilised, transmitted, displayed, sold, excerpted, reverse engineered, made available, reproduced, reformatted or distributed by you without our prior written consent.

4.4 All rights in Add Contact Publishers are owned by us.

The logo of Banks on our Homepage belongs to those respective banks and hence we hold no claim on those banks or banks logos.

5 Limits to our liability

The logo of Banks on our Homepage belongs to those respective banks and hence we hold no claim on those banks or banks logos. The logo of Banks on our Homepage belongs to those respective banks and hence we hold no claim on those banks or banks logos.

5.1 Whilst we use reasonable endeavours to ensure that information on this Website is accurate and up to date and to correct errors as soon as we are able to after becoming aware of them, we do not check, monitor, review, verify or endorse, and we are not responsible or liable for any loss or damage you may suffer or incur in connection with, any information, content, material or data collected from or provided by third parties which is displayed on or is otherwise available from this Website or any third party websites. Such information, content, material or data may be inaccurate, incomplete or out of date. It is your responsibility to check that such information, content, material or data is accurate, complete, correct and up to date.

5.2 We do not give any warranty or guarantee that this Website, any third party website or any information, content, material or data on this Website or any third party website is free from viruses, spyware, malicious software, trojans, worms, logic bombs or anything else which may have a contaminating, harmful or destructive effect on any technology. You must ensure that you use appropriate virus checking software. We are not responsible or liable for any loss or damage you may suffer or incur in this regard where caused by any third party.

5.3 We are not responsible or liable for any loss or damage you may suffer or incur in connection with your use of this Website which is caused by any event beyond our reasonable control including the electronic transmission of information, content, material and data over the internet and the interception or decryption of it by others.

5.4 We are not responsible or liable for any indirect loss or damage you may suffer or incur in connection with your use of this Website (including any loss of savings you expect to make, loss of business or business opportunity, or loss of profit or revenue) or for any loss or damage you may suffer or incur in connection with your use of this Website which was not foreseeable by us when you used this Website.

5.5 We are not responsible or liable for any loss or damage you may suffer or incur in connection with any inability to access and use this Website for any reason.

6 Your responsibilities

6.1 You must take all reasonable precautions (including using appropriate virus checking software) to ensure that any information, content, material or data you provide is free from viruses, spyware, malicious software, trojans, worms, logic bombs and anything else which may have a contaminating, harmful or destructive effect on any part of this Website or the websites of third parties or any other technology.

6.2 You may complete a registration process as part of your use of this Website which may include the creation of a username, password and/or other identification information. Any username, password and/or other identification information must be kept confidential by you and must not be disclosed to, or shared with, anyone. Where you do disclose to or share with anyone your username, password and/or other identification information, you are solely responsible for all activities undertaken on this Website using your username, password and/or other identification information.

6.3 You must check and ensure that all information, content, material or data you provide on this Website is correct, complete, accurate and not misleading and that you disclose all relevant facts. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for any loss or damage you may suffer or incur if any information, content, material or data you provide on this Website is not correct, complete and accurate or if it is misleading or if you fail to disclose all relevant facts.

6.4 Before you obtain any product or service from a third party, you must check all of the information, content, material or data held by the third party about you to ensure it is correct, complete, accurate and not misleading and that you have disclosed all relevant facts. It is your responsibility to identify and correct any mistakes or errors in the information, content, material or data held by the third party about you before you obtain any product or service. Failure to do so could invalidate the product or service provided by the third party. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for any loss or damage you may suffer or incur if any information, content, material or data held by the third party about you is not correct, complete and accurate or if it is misleading or if you have failed to disclose all relevant facts.

6.5 You must get permission from any other person about whom you propose to provide information before you provide it. In submitting any other person's details, you are confirming to us that you have their permission to do so and that they understand how their details will be used.

6.6 You are solely responsible and liable for your conduct on this Website and for your User Content. You must ensure that:

You own your User Content or otherwise have the right to grant the licence.

Your User Content does not violate or infringe any privacy rights, intellectual property rights (such as copyright, database rights and trade marks) or other rights of any third party (including any right of confidentiality).

Your User Content does not violate or infringe any law.

Your User Content is true, complete, accurate and not misleading where it relates to facts, or is genuinely held where it relates to an opinion.

Your User Content is not harmful, fraudulent, threatening, defamatory, embarrassing, distressing, infringing, abusive, inflammatory, intimidating, harassing, libellous, stalking, profane, obscene, indecent, inappropriate, hateful, discriminatory or racially, ethnically, sexually or otherwise objectionable.

7 Disputes

7.1 All disputes subject to the jurisdiction of the courts of Bangalore.