Terms and Conditions of Use

 

Welcome to BAPS.Store.

Please note that access to the BAPS.Store website (the "Website") is provided to you by Swaminarayan Aksharpith (“Seller”) subject to the conditions set out on this page (“Conditions of Use”)

 

SECTION I – Conditions Relating to Your Use of Website

 

Please read these conditions carefully before using the Website. By using the Website, you signify your agreement to be bound by these conditions.

In addition, when you use any current or future Website service, you will also be subject to the terms, guidelines and conditions applicable to that Website Service ("Terms"). If these Conditions of Use are inconsistent with such Terms, the Terms will be considered paramount and shall be binding.

These "Conditions of Use" constitute an electronic record within the meaning of the applicable law. This electronic record is generated by a computer system and does not require any physical or digital signatures.

 

1. Your Account

If you use the Website, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer to prevent unauthorised access to your account. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You should take all necessary steps to ensure that the password is kept confidential and secure and should inform us immediately if you have any reason to believe that your password has become known to anyone else, or if the password is being, or is likely to be, used in an unauthorised manner. Please ensure that the details you provide us with are correct and complete and inform us immediately of any changes to the information that you provided when registering. You can access and update much of the information you provided to us within the relevant pages of the Website. You agree and acknowledge that you will use your account on the Website to purchase products only for your personal use and not for business purposes. Should you wish to order products for business purposes, please contact us at the email id given separately. The right to refuse access to the website, terminate accounts, remove or edit content at any time without notice to you, is reserved.

 

2. Privacy

Please review our Privacy Notice, which also governs your visit to the Website, to understand our practices. The personal information / data provided to us by you during the course of usage of Website will be treated as strictly confidential and in accordance with the Privacy Notice and applicable laws and regulations. If you object to your information being transferred or used as noted in the Privacy Notice, please do not use the Website.

 

3. Access to Website

We will do our utmost to ensure that availability of the website will be uninterrupted and that transmissions will be error-free. However, due to the nature of the Internet, this cannot be guaranteed. Also, your access to the website may also be occasionally suspended or restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance, or the introduction of new facilities or services at any time without prior notice. We will attempt to limit the frequency and duration of any such suspension or restriction.

 

4. Licence for website access

Subject to your compliance with these Conditions of Use and payment of applicable fees, if any, Seller grants you a limited licence to access and make personal use of the Website, but not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of Seller and / or its affiliates, as may be applicable. This licence does not include any resale or commercial use of this Website or its contents; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of this website or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another seller; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools.

This website or any portion of this website (including but not limited to any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information) may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, distributed or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of Seller and / or its affiliates, as may be applicable.

You may not frame or use framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of the Seller or of the Website, and its affiliates without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilising Seller's or its affiliates' names or trademarks without the express written consent of Seller and / or its affiliates, as applicable. Any unauthorised use terminates the permission or license granted by Seller and / or its affiliates, as applicable.

You are granted a limited, revocable, and non-exclusive right to create a hyperlink to the Welcome page of the Website as long as the link does not portray Seller, Website, their affiliates, or their products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive matter. You may not use any logo or other proprietary graphic or trademark of the Seller as part of the link without express written consent of Seller and / or its affiliates, as may be applicable.

 

5. Your Conduct

You must not use the website in any way that causes, or is likely to cause, the website or access to it to be interrupted, damaged or impaired in any way You understand that you, and not the Website, are responsible for all electronic communications and content sent from your computer to us and you must use the website for lawful purposes only. You must not use the website for any of the following:



6. Reviews, comments, communications and other content

Users of this Website may post reviews, comments and other content where allowed; send communications; and submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information, where allowed; as long as the content is not illegal, obscene, abusive, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties, or objectionable and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of spam, or could be objectionable for Swaminarayan believers. In the event a user uses a false e-mail address, impersonates any person or entity, or otherwise misleads as to the origin of any content, Website and Seller reserve the right (but not the obligation) to remove, refuse, delete or edit any content that in the sole judgement of Website or Seller violates these Conditions of Use and, or terminate your permission to access or use this website.

 If you do post content or submit material, unless indicated otherwise on the Website, you

(a) grant Seller and its affiliates a non-exclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable rights to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media; and

(b) Seller and its affiliates and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose.

 

You agree that the rights you grant above are irrevocable during the entire period of protection of your intellectual property rights associated with such content and material. You agree to waive your right to be identified as the author of such content and your right to object to derogatory treatment of such content. You agree to perform all further acts necessary to perfect any of the above rights granted by you to Seller, including the execution of deeds and documents, at its request.

You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post or that you otherwise provide on or through the website; that, as at the date that the content or material is submitted to the Website: (i) the content and material is accurate; (ii) use of the content and material you supply does not breach any applicable Website policies or guidelines and will not cause injury to any person or entity (including that the content or material is not defamatory); (iii) the content is lawful. You agree to indemnify Seller and its affiliates for all claims brought by a third party against it or its affiliates arising out of or in connection with a breach of any of these warranties.

 

7. Claims against Objectionable Content

Because the Website may list a large number of products for sale and host many thousands of comments, it may not be possible for Seller or Website to be aware of the contents of each product listed for sale, or each comment or review that is displayed. Accordingly, the Website operates on a "notice and takedown" basis. If you believe that any content on the website is illegal, offensive (including but not limited to material that is sexually explicit content or which promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm), deceptive, misleading, abusive, indecent, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, libelous, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic or menacing; ethnically objectionable, disparaging; or is otherwise injurious to third parties; or relates to or promotes money laundering or gambling; or is harmful to minors in any way; or impersonates another person; or threatens the unity, integrity, security or sovereignty of India or friendly relations with foreign States; or objectionable or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatsoever; or which consists of or contains software viruses, (" Objectionable Content "), please notify the Website immediately by email. Once the Website or Seller receives your email, it will make all reasonable endeavours to remove such Objectionable Content complained about within a reasonable time.

 

8. Copyright, authors' rights and database rights

All content included on the Website, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of Website and / or Seller, their affiliates or content suppliers and is protected by Indian and international copyright, authors' rights and database right laws. The compilation of all content on this website is the exclusive property of Seller and its affiliates and is protected by the laws of India and by international copyright and database right laws. All software used on this website is the property of Seller, its affiliates or its software suppliers and is protected by Indian and international copyright and author' rights laws.

You may not systematically extract/ or re-utilise parts of the contents of the website without Seller and / or its affiliate's express written consent. In particular, you may not utilise any data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools to extract (whether once or many times) for re-utilisation of any substantial parts of this website, without Seller and / or its affiliate's express written consent. You may also not create and/ or publish your own database that features substantial (eg: prices and product listings) parts of this website without Seller and / or its affiliate's (as may be applicable) express written consent – whether in printed, website, or mobile app format or any other format or medium.

 

9. Intellectual Property Claims

Seller and its affiliates respect the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your intellectual property rights have been used in a way that gives rise to concerns of infringement, please email us.

 

10. Trademarks

‘BAPS.Store’, ‘Swaminarayan Aksharpith’ and other marks indicated on Website are trademarks or registered trademarks of Seller or its associated entities (collectively "Seller"). The Website's graphics, logos, page headers, button icons, scripts and service names are the trademarks or trade dress of Seller. Seller's trademark(s) may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not permitted, or in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Seller or any associated entity. All other trademarks not owned by Seller that appear on this website are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with or connected to Seller.

 

11. Disclaimer

You acknowledge and undertake that you are accessing the services on the Website and transacting at your own risk and are using your best and prudent judgment before entering into any transactions through the website. You further acknowledge and undertake that you will use the Website to order products only for your personal use and not for business purposes.

While Seller has taken precautions to avoid inaccuracies in content, this Website, all content, information (including the price of products), software, products, services and related graphics are provided as is, without warranty of any kind.

 

12. Indemnity and Release

You shall indemnify and hold harmless Seller, its subsidiaries, affiliates and their respective officers, directors, agents and employees, from any claim or demand, or actions including reasonable attorney's fees, made by any third party or penalty imposed due to or arising out of your breach of these Conditions of Use or any document incorporated by reference, or your violation of any law, rules, regulations or the rights of a third party.

 

You hereby expressly release Seller and/or its affiliates and/or any of its officers and representatives from any cost, damage, liability or other consequence of any of the actions/inactions of the vendors and specifically waiver any claims or demands that you may have in this behalf under any statute, contract or otherwise.

 

13. Children 

Use of Website in is available only to persons who can form a legally binding contract under the Indian Contract Act, 1872. If you are a minor i.e. under the age of 18 years, you may use Website only with the involvement of a parent or guardian.

 

14. Communications 

When you visit Website, you are communicating with us electronically. You may be required to provide a valid phone number while placing an order with us. We may communicate with you by e-mail, SMS, phone call, social media, private messaging such as whatsapp, or by posting notices on the website or by any other mode of communication. For contractual purposes, you consent to receive communications (including transactional, promotional and/or commercial messages), from us with respect to your use of the Website and/or your order placed on the Website.

 

15. Losses

We will not be responsible for any business loss (including loss of profits, revenue, contracts, anticipated savings, data, goodwill or wasted expenditure) or any other indirect or consequential loss that is not reasonably foreseeable to both you and us when you commenced using the Website.

 

16. Alteration of Service or Amendements to the Conditions

We reserve the right to make changes to our website, policies, and these Conditions of Use at any time. You will be subject to the policies and Conditions of Use in force at the time that you use the website or that you order goods from us, unless any change to those policies or these conditions is required to be made by law or government authority (in which case it will apply to orders previously placed by you). If any of these conditions is deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.

 

17. Events beyond our reasonable control

We will not be held responsible for any delay or failure to comply with our obligations under these conditions if the delay or failure arises from any cause which is beyond our reasonable control. This condition does not affect your statutory rights.

 

18. Waiver

If you breach these conditions and we take no action, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies in any other situation where you breach these conditions.

 

19. Governing law and Jurisdiction

These conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India. You agree, as we do, to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts at Ahmedabad.

 

20. Our Details

This website is operated by Swaminarayan Aksharpith.

 

21. Software Terms

In addition to these Conditions of Use, the terms found here apply to any software (including any mobile or tablet or computer applications, updates or upgrades to the software and any related documentation) that we make available to you from time to time for your use.

 

22. Warning of Liability

Important Warning: giving false, misleading or inaccurate information to Seller may result in civil and/or criminal liability. You should contact a legal advisor should you have any questions.

 

23. Contact Address & Email ID

BAPS.Store Website

Swaminarayan Aksharpith

Opp. Dr. Ambedkar Hall

Saraspur, Ahmedabad - 380018.

Gujarat, INDIA.  

Email: info@baps.store

 

SECTION II – Conditions Relating to Sale of Products on this Website

 

Please read these conditions carefully before placing an order for any products with or on BAPS.Store (the Website). These conditions signify your agreement to be bound by these conditions.

In addition, when you use any current or future service offered or hosted by the Seller or the Website, you will also be subject to the terms, guidelines and conditions applicable to that service ("Terms"). If these Conditions of Sale are inconsistent with such Terms, the Terms will control.

 

1. Conditions Relating to the Sale of Products to You

This section deals with conditions relating to the sale of products on the website by us to you.

 

2. Our Contract

Your order is an offer to us to buy the product(s) in your order. When you place an order to purchase a product from us, you will receive an e-mail confirming receipt of your order and containing the details of your order (the "Order Confirmation E-mail"). The Order Confirmation E-mail is acknowledgement that we have received your order, and does not confirm acceptance of your offer to buy the product(s) ordered. We only accept your offer, and conclude the contract of sale for a product ordered by you, when the product is dispatched to you and an e-mail confirmation is sent to you that the product has been dispatched to you (the "Dispatch Confirmation E-mail"). If your order is dispatched in more than one package, you may receive a separate Dispatch Confirmation E-mail for each package, and each Dispatch Confirmation E-mail and corresponding dispatch will conclude a separate contract of sale between you and us for the product(s) specified in that Dispatch Confirmation E-mail.

Your contract is with us (the Sellers) and you confirm that the product(s) ordered by you are purchased for your internal / personal purpose and not for re-sale or business purpose. You authorize us to declare and provide declaration to any governmental authority on your behalf stating the aforesaid purpose of the products ordered by you on the website.

You can cancel your order for a product at no cost any time before we send the Dispatch Confirmation E-mail relating to that product.

 

3. Returns

Please review our Returns Policy, which applies to products sold by us.

 

4. Pricing and availability

We list availability information for products sold by us on the Website, including on each product information page. Beyond what we say on that page or otherwise on the website, we cannot be more specific about availability. Please note that dispatch estimates are just estimates. They are not guaranteed dispatch times and should not be relied upon as such. As we process your order, you will be informed by e-mail if any products you order turn out to be unavailable.

All prices are inclusive of VAT/CST, service tax, Goods and Services Tax ("GST"), duties and cesses as applicable - unless stated otherwise.

 

5. Taxes

You shall be responsible for payment of all fees/costs/charges associated with the purchase of products from us and you agree to bear any and all applicable taxes including but not limited to VAT/CST, service tax, GST, duties and cesses etc.

 

6. Children

Use of Website is available only to persons who can form a legally binding contract under the Indian Contract Act, 1872. If you are a minor i.e. under the age of 18 years, you may purchase only with the involvement of a parent or guardian.

 

8. Communications

When you visit the Website, you are communicating with us electronically. You may be required to provide a valid phone number while placing an order with us. We may communicate with you by e-mail, SMS, phone call, social media, private messaging such as whatsapp, or by posting notices on the website or by any other mode of communication. For contractual purposes, you consent to receive communications (including transactional, promotional and/or commercial messages), from us with respect to your use of the Website and/or your order placed on the Website.

 

9. Losses

We will not be responsible for any business loss (including loss of profits, revenue, contracts, anticipated savings, data, goodwill or wasted expenditure) or any other indirect or consequential loss that is not reasonably foreseeable to both you and us when a contract for the sale of goods by us to you was formed.

 

10. Alteration or Amendments to the Conditions

We reserve the right to make changes to our policies, and these Conditions of Sale at any time. You will be subject to the policies and Conditions of Sale in force at the time you order goods from us, unless any change to those policies or these conditions is required to be made by law or government authority (in which case it will apply to orders previously placed by you). If any of these conditions is deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.

 

11. Events beyond our reasonable control

We will not be held responsible for any delay or failure to comply with our obligations under these conditions if the delay or failure arises from any cause which is beyond our reasonable control. This condition does not affect your statutory rights.

 

12. Waiver

If you breach these conditions and we take no action, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies in any other situation where you breach these conditions.

 

13. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India. You agree, as we do, to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts at Ahmedabad.