Statement of Privacy and Confidentiality (effective from 2012)
PanditNext.com has created this “statement” in order to establish and prove our resolve to the commitment to the privacy of customer at all times. The information collected from the visitors (free user) and registered users over our web “site” are utmost important to us and we vouchsafe the privacy of such information . We reserve the right to change this Statement at any time, so please visit PanditNext.com regularly to review our privacy and confidential statement.
Should you require any clarification in this regard, kindly reach us through our e-mail : info@PanditNext.com
Information Obtained through web-site
We request visitors / users who register with us to use the services of our Site to provide us contact details, such as their name, father’ / guardian’ name, date of birth, class (Xi or XII) of interest, address, nationality, telephone / mobile number, e-mail ID, payment details, credit card number, the school / college grade and subjects to use the service (presently only Chemistry).
With the use of “cookies”, we may collect some more information of yours when you contact our web-site and such information would be used to contact you for feedback or to explain our new services added or likely to be added etc.
We also receive and may store certain types of information whenever you interact with us. For example, like many Web sites, we use "cookies" and we obtain certain types of information when your Web browser accesses www.PanditNext.com. More information on our use of "cookies" can be found below.
Users’ email addresses and any personal information, so collected from you directly or through cookies will not be distributed or shared with any third parties, without your consent by e-mail. Users can opt out of being contacted by us, or receiving such information from us, at any time by sending an email to info@PanditNext.com. You are also asked to provide an email address while registering with us, in order to receive a username and password from us. We may also email information regarding updates to the Service or company, and may send a Customer Newsletter.
Whenever we request you for certain information of your personal or professional, with an eye to improve the service, contents, additional products or even referrals to spread our user network, you will have full liberty to un-respond our call and for this simple reason, you will not find any change or indifference in our continued services. The information, if any provided to us should be with confidence in our privacy and confidentiality policy.
The payment or billing information will never be used by PanditNext.com for marketing or promotional purposes. PanditNext.com uses a third-party intermediary (like VISA / Master payment gate ways, who are internationally reputed for their business discipline and integrity) to manage the Credit Card / Debit Card processing. This intermediary uses the information for the sole purpose of credit card processing. We reserve the right to engage any intermediary agency of repute for processing Credit / Debit cards.
PanditNext.com may also collect certain information from visitors to and users of the Site, such as Internet addresses. This information with the help and advice of our technical service provder, is logged to help diagnose technical problems, and to administer our Site in order to constantly improve the quality of the Service. We may also track and analyze non-identifying and aggregate usage and volume statistical information from our visitors and users and provide such information to third parties.
PanditNext.com has to run the web-site using the services of web-hosting server providers, data managers and Credit / Debit card processing agencies etc, with whom, we are required to share your information applicable to them to complete a transaction or provide you the continuous service. The data of users, accessed by these agencies are strictly prohibited from using these information for any other purpose, under an explicit understanding with us. It is advisable to read the privacy policies of such agencies from their respective sites, wherever we disclosed their names.
PanditNext.com may usesoftware tags called "cookies" to identify customers when they visit our site. Like any other web-site, the cookies are used to memorize user preferences and maximize performance of services. Users can disable usage of cookies in their systems, but they may encounter problems in using our site successfully. The information, so collected by us, using cookies will not be shared, sold or dealt with any manner jeopardizing the user’ interest.
Our home page will contain an electronic file called a web beacon, that counts users who have visited the page or to access certain cookies. Web beacons are used by us in the following ways:
Within our web sites
• We use web beacons within our web sites in order to count users and to recognize users by accessing our cookies.
• Being able to access our cookies allows us to personalize your experience when you visit our web site that are located both on and off of the PanditNext.com domain.
Our practice is to include web beacons in HTML-formatted email messages (messages that include graphics) that we, or our agents, send in order to determine which email messages were opened and to note whether a message was acted upon.
In general, any file served as part of a web page, including an ad banner, can act as a web beacon. We may also include web beacons from other companies within pages served by us so that our advertisers may receive auditing, and reporting.
PanditNext.com maintains log files of the traffic that visits our web site. We do not link any information gathered in these log files to personally identifying information. Log files are used to manage traffic loads and information technology requirements for providing reliable service. Information collected includes IP addresses and browser types.
For safety and security of information that flows to / from our web-site , we have obtained a Security Certificate (can be viewed on our home page) from Verisign, an international company of repute for years. The information, personal or professional collected from visitors or users is important to us. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure, however. Therefore, while we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
All information gathered on the site is stored and maintained in secure facilities that limit access to authorized personnel only.
Retention of Information
PanditNext.com will keep personal information of its users for as long as they are registered subscribers or users of our products and services, and for a reasonable time thereafter.
We reserve the right to disclose your personally identifiable information as required by law and when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process served on our Web site.
Change in this Privacy Statement
We reserve the right to modify this privacy statement at any time, so please review it frequently.
Any information submitted on the PanditNext Web site is subject to our Privacy and Confidentiality Policy, the terms of which are incorporated herein. Please review our said Policy to understand our practices
Account Access; Identity Protection
In order to provide you with ease of access to your account, PanditNext will place a cookie (a small text file) on any computer from which you access the PanditNext Web site. This cookie is used to identify you throughout the PanditNext Web site. This cookie will be destroyed when you close the browser or logout of the PanditNext Web site. You are responsible for updating and maintaining the truth and accuracy of the information you provide to us relating to your account.
You are also responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account,password, Scratch Card Number or Bulk Registration Code and for restricting access to your computer or mobile device. You may choose to share your account with other people by providing them your password. However, if you decide to share your account with other people, you take full responsibility for their actions. Users of public or shared computers or unprotected mobile devices should log out at the completion of each visit to the PanditNext Web site.
If you find that you're a victim of identity theft and it involves a PanditNext account, you should notify customer service. Then, you should report this instance to all your credit card issuers, as well as your local law enforcement agency. PanditNext reserves the right to place any account on hold anytime with or without notification to the subscriber in order to protect itself and its partners from what it believes to be fraudulent activity. PanditNext is not obligated to credit or discount a membership for holds placed on the account by either a representative of PanditNext or by the automated processes of PanditNext.
The PanditNext logo, PanditNext.com, PanditNext.co.uk, PanditNext.co.in, and PanditNext.in are trademarks or service marks of PanditNext Global Pvt. Ltd. The PanditNext Web site, including but not limited to its graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts and service names constitute trade dress of PanditNext. The trademarks, service marks and trade dress of PanditNext may not be used or reproduced without prior written approval from PanditNext and may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not affiliated with PanditNext, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, in any manner that dilutes the rights of PanditNext, or in any manner that disparages or discredits PanditNext. Other trademarks that appear on the PanditNext Web site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by PanditNext. Any images of persons or personalities contained on the PanditNext Web site are not an indication or endorsement of PanditNext or any particular product or our service unless otherwise indicated.
All Free Users(visitors) can access select links of our Home Page. Registered Users can access some additional links than the Free Users with their User ID and Password. But the Paid Users can access all the links fully with their user ID and password provided by us on receiving the payment by us. The very fact that you are able to view the full contents of the class selected by you is the testimony that we have received the full fees from you for a period of 1 year from the time the payment of fees is realized by us. Whenever you login to our web-site, you will be notified of the expiry date, though it is not obligatory on our part to do so.
Free Trial – Sample view
We recommend you to view the sample content and you can view the same upto a certain period only as notified to you when you choose to exercise the said option. The access to sample content is subject to filling a request form and no need to give any bank details or credit / debit card details at this stage for any reason whatsoever. You may or may not be allowed to view the samples, once you complete your full term allowed for free users, at the discretion of the web-site managers.
Since the payment has to be made in a single go, no billing by us is required subsequently. Even a student of Xi standard, on completion of his allowed term, will not be billed automatically for XII standard. But we only send an e-mail, encouraging you to enroll for the Xii standard with our fee structures, concessions and referral programs if any.
We are confident that you will appreciate the content and quality and get no chance for regret and request for refund, as our company has a strong policy of no refund of fees. Fees once paid will not be refunded either fully or partially under any circumstances and no correspondence in this regard will be entertained.
PanditNext reserves the right to change the fees without advance notice and to offer promotions periodically to certain group of users and thus not available to all users. Prices will not rise during the current year of subscription but can change for subsequent year. No comparison of fees of others is allowed.
We distribute subject content, and other animations and we reserve the right to display and promote the content or other information on our Web site to you in any manner we choose in our sole and absolute discretion. In addition, the PanditNext Web site allows you and other third parties to post comments, give feedback concerning the services offered and subject content distributed by us. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information that constitutes part of the content expressed or made available by third parties on the PanditNext Web site are those of the respective authors or producers and not of PanditNext, ,or its shareholders, directors, officers, or employees. Under no circumstances shall PanditNext, Inc., or its shareholders, directors, officers, directors, or employees be held liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on information obtained through the PanditNext Web site. It is your responsibility to evaluate the information, opinion, advice, or other content available through the PanditNext Web site. Though we have taken minute care to provide the latest and error free contents, any mistake typographical or otherwise should be excepted and brought to our notice for necessary correction and we shall ever be grateful for such act.
Use of Information Submitted
PanditNext, Inc., is free to use any comments, information, ideas, concepts, reviews, or techniques or any other material contained in any communication you may send to PanditNext for content including, without limitation, responses to questionnaires or through postings to the PanditNext Web site without further compensation, acknowledgement or payment to you for any purpose whatsoever including, but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and creating, modifying or improving the PanditNext Web site or other Web sites. Furthermore, by posting any Content on our site, submitting Content to us, or in responding to questionnaires, you grant us a perpetual, non-exclusive, royalty-free irrevocable license and right to display, use, reproduce or modify the Content submitted in any media, software or technology of any kind now existing or developed in the future.
Please note PanditNext does not accept unsolicited materials or ideas for use or publication, and is not responsible for the similarity of any of its content or programming in any media to materials or ideas transmitted to PanditNext. Should you send any unsolicited materials or ideas, you do so with the understanding no additional consideration of any sort will be provided to you, and you are waiving any claim against PanditNext and its affiliates regarding the use of such materials and ideas, even if material or an idea is used that is substantially similar to the idea you sent.
We test our service
From time to time, we test various aspects of our service, including service levels, plans, promotions and fees and we reserve the right to include you in or exclude you from these tests without notice.
By using the PanditNext service, you consent to receiving electronic communications from PanditNext. These communications will include notices about your account (e.g., shipping and receiving e-mails and other transactional information) and information concerning or related to our service, such as featured content or other announcements, or offerings. These communications are part of your relationship with PanditNext and you receive them as part of the PanditNext subscription. You agree that any notice, agreements, disclosure or other communications that we send to you electronically will satisfy any legal communication requirements, including that such communications be in writing.
You may only access the site and use the Company Content and the Services for lawful purposes. You are solely responsible for the knowledge of and adherence to any and all laws, rules, and regulations pertaining to your use of the Services. You agree that you will not in any way: (i) interfere with the ability of others to access or use the Services; (ii) disrupt the normal flow of communication or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users' ability to use the site or the Services; (iii) claim a relationship with or to speak for any individual, business, association, institution, or other organization for which you are not authorized to claim such a relationship; or (vi) interfere with or disrupt the Services or servers or networks connected to the Services, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies, or regulations of networks connected to the Services. Through Request.info link, you will never raise any personal queries about the author of the content, directors, partners, owners or its employees.
Limitations on Use
You must be 18 years of age or older to subscribe to the PanditNext service. While individuals under the age of 18 may utilize the service, they may do so only with the involvement of a parent or legal guardian. Unless otherwise specified, the content on the PanditNext Web site is for your personal and non-commercial use and we grant you a limited license to access the PanditNext Web site for that purpose. You may not download (other than through page caching necessary for personal use), modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, duplicate, publish, license, create derivative works from, or offer for sale any information contained on, or obtained from, the PanditNext Web site without our express written consent. PanditNext does not promote, foster or condone the copying of copyrighted material or any other infringing activity. Any unauthorized use of the PanditNext Web site or its contents will terminate the limited license granted by us.
Fair Usage Policy
Subscription abuse applies to usage of one account by multiple students in the same family, sharing a subscription with others.. These constitute a violation of the terms of service and PanditNext reserves the right to cancel a customer account or limit usage if there is suspected account abuse. If your account is suspended or limited please contact us. Cancelled or limited accounts are not entitled to any refunds for used or unused subscription services so keep your account login information confidential and private.
Right to Terminate
We reserve the right to terminate or restrict your use of our service, without notice, for any or no reason whatsoever.
Some of the hyperlinks and banners on the PanditNext Web site may lead to other Web sites that are not controlled by, or affiliated with, PanditNext . In addition, other Web sites may link to the PanditNext Web site. PanditNext has not reviewed these Web sites and is not responsible for the content or privacy policies of these Web sites.
Claims of Copyright Infringement
It is the policy of PanditNext to respect the intellectual property rights of others. PanditNext does not promote, foster or condone the copying of copyrighted material or any other infringing activity. If you believe your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, are aware of any infringing material on the PanditNext Web site, or know of someone who is making unauthorized use of the content of the PanditNext Web site, please notify us of your concern by submitting a written notice to us at the following address:
502, Keerthi Sikara Apartments, Road No:18,
Himayathnagar, Hyderabad - 500035
Attention ; general counsel :
Your notice must be signed and contain the following:
(i) A physical or electronic signature of a person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
(ii) Identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed;
(iii) Identification of the material on the PanditNext Web site that is claimed to be infringing, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material;
(iv) Information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, such as your address, telephone number, and, if available, your e-mail address;
(v) A statement that you have a good faith belief that use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
(vi) A statement that the above information is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that you are, or are authorized to act on behalf of, the owner of the copyright that is allegedly infringed.
Our copyright notice email address is info@PanditNext.com. Please note, however, that in order for your notice to us to be effective under the relative Copyright Act, your notice must be in writing and contain the elements described above. We will not be able to respond to any customer service or other issues through this email address. For queries that are not related to copyright matters, please see other ways to [contact us].
Disclaimer of Warranty; Limitations
THE COMPANY CONTENT, THE SITE, THE SERVICES AND EACH PORTION THEREOF ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT POSSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, WE DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE SITE, THE COMPANY CONTENT, THE SERVICES AND EACH PORTION THEREOF, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT OR OTHER VIOLATION OF RIGHTS. WE DO NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE, VALIDITY, ACCURACY, OR RELIABILITY OF, OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF, OR OTHERWISE RESPECTING, THE COMPANY CONTENT, THE SITE, THE SERVICES, EACH PORTION THEREOF OR ANY THIRD PARTY SITES.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL WE OR THIRD PARTIES BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, LOSS OF DATA OR PROFIT, ARISING OUT OF THE USE, OR THE INABILITY TO USE, THE COMPANY CONTENT, THE SITE, THE SERVICES OR ANY PORTION THEREOF, EVEN IF WE OR OUR AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IF YOUR USE OF THE SITE, THE COMPANY CONTENT, THE SERVICES OR ANY PORTION THEREOF RESULTS IN THE NEED FOR SERVICING, REPAIR OR CORRECTION OF EQUIPMENT OR DATE, YOU ASSUME ANY COSTS THEREOF. SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE ABOVE LIMITATION OR EXCLUSION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. NEITHER WE, NOR THIRD PARTIES WARRANT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE INFORMATION, TEXT, GRAPHICS, LINKS OR OTHER ITEMS CONTAINED IN THE COMPANY CONTENT, THE SITE, THE SERVICES OR ANY PORTION THEREOF OR IN ANY REPORTS OF VERIFICATION SERVICES. YOU AGREE NOT TO HOLD US (OR OUR AGENTS, EMPLOYEES ) LIABLE FOR ANY INSTRUCTION, ADVICE OR SERVICES DELIVERED WHICH ORIGINATED THROUGH THE SITE, THROUGH ANY VERIFICATION SERVICE OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE COMPANY CONTENT, THE SERVICES OR ANY PORTION THEREOF.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless us, and our affiliates, officers, directors, agents, partners, employees, licensors, representatives and third party providers (including our affiliates' respective officers, directors, agents, partners, employees, licensors, representatives, and third party providers), from and against all losses, expenses, damages, costs, claims and demands, including reasonable attorney's fees and related costs and expenses, due to or arising out of any User Content you submit, post to, email, or otherwise transmit to us or through the Services, your use of the Services, the Company Content or any portion thereof, your connection to the Services, or your breach of these Terms. We reserve the right, at our own expense, to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, and in such case, you agree to fully cooperate with such defense and in asserting any available defenses.
Modifications to the Service
We may add, change or eliminate features, fees, nomenclature and other aspects of the Services and make other changes at any time and these Terms will continue to apply to the Services as modified. We reserve the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the site or the Services (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that we will not be liable to you or to any third party for any such modification, suspension, or discontinuance of the site or the Services.
These Terms and any policies applicable to you posted on the site constitute the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersede all previous written or oral agreements between the parties with respect to such subject matter. All rights not expressly granted herein are expressly reserved. These Terms shall inure to our benefit and to the benefit of our agents, licensors, licensees, successors, and assigns. If any provision of these Terms is found to be illegal or unenforceable, these Terms will be deemed curtailed to the extent necessary to make the Terms legal and enforceable and will remain, as modified, in full force and effect. These Terms and all matters or issues collateral thereto will be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Andhra Pradesh, India applicable to contracts executed and performed entirely therein (without regard to any principles of conflict of laws), and jurisdiction for any court action in the State of Andhra Pradesh. Any notice or other communication to be given hereunder will be in writing and given by facsimile, postpaid registered or certified mail return receipt requested, or electronic mail. Nothing in these Terms shall be construed as making either party the partner, joint venture, agent, legal representative, employer, contractor or employee of the other. Neither party shall have, or hold itself out to any third party as having, any authority to make any statements, representations or commitments of any kind, or to take any action that shall be binding on the other except as provided for herein or authorized in writing by the party to be bound.