Terms & Conditions
The website www.thearchitecturedesign.com, the m-site and/or other service, regardless of how distributed, transmitted, published, or broadcast and any related pages and Content, under our control (“Service”) is developed, owned and operated by Media Bay Private Limited (“MEDIA BAY PVT LTD”), a company incorporated under the applicable laws of India.
By accessing and/or using the Service, you (“the User”, “you”, your”) agree (1) to be bound by these Terms and Conditions and are deemed to have read and understood all of its contents and implications; and (2) to grant free and unconditional consent to be subject to these Terms and Conditions as applicable. You should also read MEDIA BAY PVT LTD’s Cookie Preferences which can be found here.
If you do not agree with these terms and conditions, please do not use the Service.
Use of Service by You
You must be at least 18 years of age in order to use the Service.
For the purpose of these Terms and Conditions, “Content” shall mean all content, information and material, including software, technology, text, links, posts, messages, emails, music, sound, graphics, pictures, video, games and all audio visual or other material available on or through the Service, whether posted, uploaded, transmitted, sent or otherwise made available by Media Bay Pvt Ltd, our licensors, vendors, and/or service providers, or by you, and/or other users or third parties.
You may retrieve and display Content from the Service on a computer screen or other potable device, print individual pages on paper (but not photocopy them) and store such pages in electronic form on disk (but not on any server or other storage device connected to a network) for your own personal, archival, non-commercial use only.
You may not in any way make commercial or other unauthorized use, by publication, re-transmission, distribution, performance, caching or otherwise, of any Content. You agree to use the Service only for your own personal non-commercial use and lawful purposes and you acknowledge that your failure to do so may subject you to civil and criminal liability.
Notwithstanding anything else in these terms and conditions, you agree not to use the Service (i) in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation; (ii) in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect; (iii) for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way; (iv) to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (spam); (v) to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware; or (vi) to copy, harvest, crawl, index, scrape, spider, mine, gather, extract, compile, obtain, aggregate, capture, or store any Content, including without limitation photos, images, text, music, audio, videos, podcasts, data, software, source or object code, algorithms, statistics, analysis, formulas, indexes, registries, repositories, or any other information available on or through the Service, including by an automated or manual process or otherwise.
Your personal information such as e-mail addresses, etc. are not sold by MEDIA BAY PVT LTD to third-parties. You grant consent to MEDIA BAY PVT LTD to use and share the personal information provided by you for MEDIA BAY PVT LTD’s business purposes and/or for the purposes of investigation under good faith and belief that such investigation or disclosure is (a) reasonably necessary to comply with legal process and law enforcement instructions and orders, such as a search warrant, subpoena, statute, judicial proceeding, or other legal process served on MEDIA BAY PVT LTD; (b) helpful to prevent, investigate, or identify possible wrongdoing in connection with the Service; or (c) helpful to protect MEDIA BAY PVT LTD’s rights, reputation, property, or that of MEDIA BAY PVT LTD’s users, subsidiaries, or the public.
Research & Insight
MEDIA BAY PVT LTD runs various user communities, forums and reader panels. MEDIA BAY PVT LTD sends out research invitations to their research communities, to people who pay for our products and services and to people who have opted in to receive communications from MEDIA BAY PVT LTD.
Competitions and Prizes
From time to time MEDIA BAY PVT LTD may run competitions, promotions, etc. through their Service. These are subject to the Competition Terms & Conditions and/or separate terms and conditions that will be made available in each instance.
This Website facilitates the posting/ uploading/ submission of photos, profiles (including the name, image, and likeness of the person posting / publishing them), messages, notes, text, information, video, links to other websites and other content including without limitation comments posted by you (the “User Content”) which may be submitted through the website interface.
You understand that your communications on the Service are not private or confidential and may be viewed by others accessing the Service.
MEDIA BAY PVT LTD does not endorse, support, sanction, encourage, verify or agree with the comments, opinions or statements posted as User Content. Any information or material placed online by other users of the Service, as part of User Content or otherwise, is the view and responsibility of those users and does not represent the view of MEDIA BAY PVT LTD.
You shall be responsible in all respects for the User Content posted or published by you and any consequences that may arise from such posting / publishing.
You represent and warrant that you shall not post , disseminate, transmit, upload or publish any User Content, (i) without procuring the necessary clearances, rights and permissions, as applicable in case such User Content belongs to a third party; (ii) which is in contravention of any Indian law; (iii) which is false, profane, hateful, abusive, discriminatory, defamatory, infringing, obscene, pornographic, sexually explicit, etc. or may otherwise be considered as inappropriate; (iv) that exploits or violates any proprietary, private or personal rights of any person or entity in any manner; (v) false or misidentifying information on any registration form /profile, or impersonate others (including well-known personalities) so as to mislead or confuse other users regarding the source of the User Content; (vi) third parties in a manner that could be construed as conveying sponsorship, endorsement, option, or representation or warranty of MEDIA BAY PVT LTD; (vii) that contains software or other material that violates the intellectual property rights of any third party; (viii) promotes any form of illegal activity including (by way of example) hacking, drug taking, terrorism, cracking or distribution of counterfeit software and (ix) which may or does contain viruses, trojan horse, worm, time bomb, cancelbot, corrupted files, or or other similar harmful software or programs that may damage the operation of another’s computer or computer systems.
MEDIA BAY PVT LTD reserves the right to, but undertakes no duty to, review, edit, move or delete any User Content in MEDIA BAY PVT LTD’s sole discretion and without notice.
By posting/ uploading/ submitting User Content on the Service you grant MEDIA BAY PVT LTD a worldwide, nonexclusive, perpetual, transferable, and royalty-free license (with the right to sublicense, to use for all purposes as deemed fit by us including but not limited to by way of commercial exploitation, promotional use, etc.) to store, archive, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, crop, modify, publish, transmit, perform, display, distribute, right to us to copy, prepare derivative works or abridged version of such User Content in any and all media, improve, remove, retain, add, process, analyze, use and commercialize, in any way now known or in the future discovered, any information you provide, directly or indirectly, by submitting, posting or displaying or otherwise making available the Content and/or uploading the Content on or through the Service. MEDIA BAY PVT LTD has the sole right to perform the above-mentioned activities without any further consent, notice and/or compensation to you or to any third parties.
Third Party Content
The Service may include links to services supplied by or operated by third parties including advertisers and other content providers. MEDIA BAY PVT LTD does not control such linked services, and is not responsible for their Content, functionality, or legality. Those third parties may collect data or solicit personal information from you; MEDIA BAY PVT LTD is not responsible for the collection, use or disclosure of any information those services may collect. Linking to any other service or website from this Service is at your own risk.
The Service may also include certain features, functionality, and/or Content that may be hosted, administered, supplied by, or operated by third party service providers, such as social, community and public discussion areas, photo and video galleries, blogs, auctions, shopping, payment processing. These service providers may require that you agree to their additional terms, conditions, contracts, agreements and/or rules. Your compliance with any such additional terms, conditions, contracts, agreements and/or rules is solely your responsibility and will have no effect on your continuing obligation to comply with these terms and conditions. Media Bay Pvt Ltd specifically disclaims any and all liability in connection with the acts or omissions of such third-party service providers.
MEDIA BAY PVT LTD reserves the right to require that any link or activity which is in breach of these Terms and Conditions be removed and/or ceased, and to take whatever other action MEDIA BAY PVT LTD deems appropriate.
Intellectual Property Rights
All Content and other material on the Service is owned by MEDIA BAY PVT LTD or their third party licensors (and is protected by international copyright, trade dress, design, patent, and trade mark laws, international conventions, and other laws protecting intellectual property and related proprietary rights). All such rights are reserved to MEDIA BAY PVT LTD or their licensors.
You acknowledge that “The Architecture Design” and any other brands or logos that belong to MEDIA BAY PVT LTD within the Service are MEDIA BAY PVT LTD trade marks and that you may not use them without written permission from MEDIA BAY PVT LTD.
You agree not to remove, obscure, or alter any copyright, patent, trade mark, or other proprietary rights notices appearing on the Service. You may not sell, license, distribute, copy, modify, publicly perform or display, transmit, publish, edit, adapt, create derivative works from the Content on the Service or MEDIA BAY PVT LTD trademarks.
Making unauthorised copies or unpermitted distribution or transmission of Content found on this Service may result in the prohibition of your use of the Service and further legal action.
You agree to indemnify and keep indemnified MEDIA BAY PVT LTD and its licensors, vendors, suppliers, service providers, and their respective officers, directors, members, employees, sub-contractors, agents, and representatives, and to hold them harmless from any and all claims, actions, suits and liabilities, losses, damages, costs and expenses (including legal fees) that may arise from your Material, from your unauthorized use of MEDIA BAY PVT LTD’s Content, or from your breach of these Terms and Conditions. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms and Conditions and your use of and access to the Service.
Disclaimer of Warranty and Limitation of Liability
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law in India, you expressly agree that your use of the Service is at your own risk. The Service is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis for your use, and to the extent permitted by applicable law in India, MEDIA BAY PVT LTD and its licensors, vendors, suppliers, service providers, and their respective officers, directors, members, employees, sub-contractors, agents, and representatives hereby expressly disclaim any and all warranties, express and implied, including but not limited to any warranties of accuracy, reliability, title, merchantability, non-infringement, fitness for a particular purpose or any other warranty, condition, guarantee or representation, whether oral, in writing or in electronic form, including but not limited to the accuracy or completeness of any information contained therein or provided by the Service.
MEDIA BAY PVT LTD does not represent or warrant that access to the Service will be uninterrupted or that there will be no failures, errors or omissions or loss of transmitted information, or that no viruses will be transmitted on the Service. MEDIA BAY PVT LTD does not guarantee that you will be able to access or use the Service at any or all times or locations of your choosing, or that the Service will be accessible in any specific geographic area.
In no event shall MEDIA BAY PVT LTD or its licensors, vendors, suppliers, service providers, and their respective officers, directors, members, employees, sub-contractors, agents, and representatives, be liable for direct, indirect, special, consequential or punitive damages arising from your use of the Service, including for viruses alleged to have been obtained from the Service, your use of or reliance on the Service or any of the information or materials available on the Service, regardless of the type of claim or the nature of the cause of action, even if advised of the possibility of such damages. In the event a jurisdiction does not allow the exclusion or the limitation of liability for consequential or incidental damages, in such jurisdiction, liability shall be limited to the full extent permitted by law.
MEDIA BAY PVT LTD does not endorse, warrant or guarantee any third party product or service offered through the Service and will not be a party to or in any way be responsible for monitoring any transaction between you and third-party providers of products or services.
MEDIA BAY PVT LTD has the right to terminate your use of or ability to access the Service at its sole discretion, for any reason, without notice.
In the event that you are exposed to Content on the Service which you believe is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or damaging towards any religion, ethnic group, club, organization, company or individual, MEDIA BAY PVT LTD encourages you or visitor to report such material to MEDIA BAY PVT LTD at [email protected], so as to enable MEDIA BAY PVT LTD to take appropriate action.
MEDIA BAY PVT LTD may change these Terms and Conditions without notice. Continued use of the Service indicates an acceptance to the Terms and Conditions herein and any subsequent changes that may be made from time to time. MEDIA BAY PVT LTD recommends that you re-visit these Terms and Conditions from time to time to understand and be fully aware of the user policy of the Service.
In the event that any term of these Terms and Conditions is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the remainder of the terms and conditions shall remain valid and enforceable. These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India and will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of New Delhi, India.
If you need any help, want an answer to any questions, or have a complaint that needs redressal, please feel free to contact MEDIA BAY PVT LTD by writing a mail to [email protected]