Terms & Conditions

Please read the following terms and conditions carefully as it sets out the terms of a legally binding agreement between you (the reader) and Unodigitech Financial Services.

Introduction

This following terms and conditions use the content on in website, unodigitech.in’s mobile browser site, Business Standard instore Applications and other digital publishing services (www.unodigitech.in) owned by Unodigitech Financial Services, all the services herein will be referred to as Unodigitech Financial Content Services.

Registration Access and Use

We welcome users to register on our digital platforms. We offer the below mentioned registration services which may be subject to change in the future. All changes will be appended in the terms and conditions page and communicated to existing users by email mentioned in contact us.

Registration services are offered for individual subscribers and readers also. If multiple individuals propose to access the same account or for corporate accounts kindly contact us through mail hit@unodigitech.in. Subscription rates will vary for multiple purposes at same time access.

The nature and volume of Unodigitech Financial Content Services you consume on our digital platform www.unodigitech.in will vary according to the type of service you choose, on the geography you reside or the offer you subscribe to.

a) Free Registration
b) Premium Subscriptions for newsletters

The details of the services and access offered for each account have been listed on services page of www.unodigitech.in

We may in exceptional circumstances cease to provide subscription services. We will give you at least 7 days notice of this, if possible. If we do so, then we will have no further obligation to you.

Personal Subscription Services

Personal subscription services include unodigitech premium access to behind the pay wall content. When you subscribe to unodigitech Premium access, you gain access to opinion pieces, comment and exclusive features specially chosen for you by the unodigitech Standard editors. The nature of content behind the pay wall is subject to change; the final decision of which lies with the Editor.

Types of subscription:

Services may differ from country to country, individual to individual and the device from which you subscribe. Subscriptions packages and price may also vary in time.

Contract formation:

Unodigitech will try to process your subscription promptly but does not guarantee that your subscription will be activated by any specified time. By submitting your payment and other subscription details, you are making an offer to us to buy a subscription. Your offer will only be accepted by us and a contract formed when we have successfully verified your payment details and email address, at which point we will provide you with access to your subscription. Unodigitech reserves the right to reject any offer in its discretion, for any or no reason.

Unodigitech may partner with third party content providers to offer bundled services, under which the payment for both the services will be collected by Unodigitech Financial Services. Company will endeavor to provide a seamless access to all such third parties with a single one point access. There could be a gap in this seamless access due to a technology breakdown, temporary disconnection of the internet connection or any factors beyond the reasonable control of our Unodigitech Business Standards. In such cases the contract will be formed once the access to the partner services are restored.

You are requested to read through the terms and conditions offered by content partners to Unodigitech Business Standard. Most partners offer bundled services for new users. Existing subscribers of partners are not eligible for bundled subscription. Should you happen to be one please note that the partner will be liable to reject your offer to subscribe under the bundled subscription not leading to contract formation as a result.

Payment details:

When you purchase a subscription, you must provide us with complete and accurate payment information. By submitting payment details you promise that you are entitled to purchase a subscription using those payment details. If we do not receive payment authorization or any authorization is subsequently cancelled, we may immediately terminate or suspend your access to your subscription. In suspicious circumstances we may contact the issuing bank/payment provider and/or law enforcement authorities or other appropriate third parties. If you are entitled to a refund under these terms and conditions we will credit that refund to the card or other payment method you used to submit payment, unless it has expired in which case we will contact you.

Unodigitech will use the services of quality third party payment service providers to process your payment. Payment options are primarily through credit card. Unodigitech may offer other payment mechanisms from time to time.

Pricing:

The subscription price will be made clear to you on our sign-up pages or otherwise during the sign-up process and may vary from time to time, by region or by country. You agree to pay the fees at the rates notified to you at the time you purchase your subscription. Subscription to premium services on Unodigitech are generally of monthly frequency. Unodigitech however may choose to offer fixed term or fixed payment frequency offers from time to time. The currency in which your subscription is payable will be specified during the order process, depending on the service and your country of residence. Eligibility for any discounts is ascertained at the time you subscribe and cannot be changed during the term of your subscription. We will always tell you in advance of any increase in the price of your subscription and offer you an opportunity to cancel it if you do not wish to pay the new price.

Taxes:

Subscription and access to content services fall under the purview of Service Tax as per the current indirect taxation policy, Government of India. Taxes are applicable for consumption of content on the website and other products of Unodigitech Financial Services uniformly for customers based in India and outside the country. Unless otherwise indicated, prices stated on our website are inclusive of applicable Service Tax, any applicable value added tax (VAT) or other sales taxes.

Pricing errors:

If we incorrectly state a price to you whether online or otherwise, we are not obliged to provide you with a subscription at that price, even if we have mistakenly accepted your offer to buy a subscription at that price, and we reserve the right to subsequently notify you of any pricing error. If we do this, you may cancel the subscription without any obligation to us and we will refund you any money you have paid us in full, or you may pay the correct price. If you refuse to exercise either of these choices then we may cancel your subscription and will refund you any money you have paid us in full. We will always act in good faith in determining whether a genuine pricing error has occurred.

Other costs:

In addition to any subscription fees you pay, you are responsible for paying any internet connection or other telecommunications charges that you may incur by accessing the premium services or using the services available on it. For example, if you use any of our mobile services then your network operator may charge you for data or messaging services.

Our Responsibilities towards You

A summary of what this section means: this section is important and you should read it carefully. It makes clear to what extent, if any, unodigitech accepts responsibility (liability) to you for your use of unodigitech.in or in respect of any third party products or services that we refer to or advertisements or any other link to on unodigitech.in. Unless you are a premium subscriber to unodigitech.in, we accept no financial responsibility to you arising from your use of unodigitech.in or the content, advertisements and links published on unodigitech.in. If you are a unodigitech premium service subscriber, we limit our financial responsibility to you arising from your use of unodigitech.in and/or the Premium Services you consume on unodigitech.in to the price you paid for your subscription.

In no circumstances do we accept responsibility for your use of Third Party Sites or services not limited to advertisements, links in respect of any Third Party Products. By Third Party Sites we mean websites, online or mobile services provided by third parties, including websites of advertisers and sponsors that may appear on business-standard.com. By Third Party Products we mean products or services provided by third parties.

Limitations of content published on Unodigitech.in:

All content published on unodigitech.in (including any information we publish regarding Third Party Products) is only for your general information and entertainment purposes and is not intended to address your particular requirements. In particular, Content created by unodigitech, its syndication partners and including UGC and any other content provided by third parties and distributed by unodigitech.in, does not constitute any form of advice, recommendation, representation, endorsement or arrangement by unodigitech. It is not intended to be and should not be relied upon by users in making (or refraining from making) any specific investment, purchase, sale or other decisions. Appropriate independent advice should be obtained before making any such decision, such as from a qualified financial adviser.

Any agreements, transactions or other arrangements made between you and any third party named on (or linked to from) unodigitech.in are at your own responsibility and entered into at your own risk. Any information that you receive via unodigitech.in, whether or not it is classified as “real time”, may have stopped being current by the time it reaches you. Share price information may be rounded up/down and therefore may not be entirely accurate.

What we promise:

Unodigitech promises to develop and operate unodigitech.in with reasonable skill and care and will use reasonable efforts to promptly remedy any faults of which it is aware or made aware of.

What we do not promise:

Unodigitech does not provide any promises or warranties other than defined above. The content is provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. While the content creation team and its partners from whom content is syndicated make the best of their efforts to put together accurate, complete and authentic content, Unodigitech and unodigitech.in does not make any promises in respect of content published on its website and/or the services and functions available on or through unodigitech.in or of the quality, completeness or accuracy of the information published on or linked to from unodigitech.in other than as expressly stated above.

The above disclaimers apply to your use of unodigitech.in Without limiting the above, unodigitech is not liable for matters beyond its reasonable control. unodigitech.in does not control third party communications networks (including your internet service provider), the internet, acts of god or the acts of third parties.

Our financial responsibility to you:

You agree that if we are in breach of these terms and conditions, we will only be responsible to you for any damages that you incur arising out of your use of unodigitech.in (to the extent that unodigitech’s liability is not otherwise excluded by this section 9) as follows:

If you incur any loss as a result of using unodigitech.in or any Content outside the scope of these terms and conditions, unodigitech accepts no responsibility (liability) to you for this.

You will be responsible for all claims, liabilities, damages, cost and expenses suffered or incurred as a result of your breach of these terms and conditions.

Company will only be responsible for loss or damage you suffer which is the reasonably foreseeable result of unodigitech’s breach of a legal duty of care owed to you.

Unodigitech will not be responsible to you for any loss or damage suffered by your business, such as lost data, lost profits or any business interruption.

If you have a premium subscription then you may terminate your subscription in writing to unodigitech. If unodigitech.in is unavailable or inaccessible to you for more than 5 days in a 30 day period, as a result of the fault or failure of unodigitech, in which case we will refund you any amount that you have paid to us in advance that relates to any period which was still to run on your subscription. You may instead at your option receive a renewal to your subscription free-of-charge at the point of renewal.

The limitations of liability in this section 9 apply for the benefit of unodigitech, its affiliates, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, agents or any company who we transfer our rights and obligations to in accordance with these terms and conditions.

To the full extent permitted by law you acknowledge and agree that our third party content and data suppliers have no liability whatsoever to you in respect of any of their data supplied to you as part of unodigitech.in

unodigitech’s liability will not be limited in the case of death or personal injury directly caused by unodigitech’s negligence in those countries where it is unlawful for unodigitech to seek to exclude such liability.

Choice of Law and Jurisdiction

If you are a user whose principal address or principal use of Unodigitech Digital services occurs in any jurisdiction across the world then these terms and conditions will be subject to Indian law. In this case, to the extent possible in the applicable jurisdiction, both you and we agree that the competent courts in New Delhi, India will have non-exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under, or in connection with these terms and conditions.

General

You may not license or transfer any of your rights under these terms and conditions. We may transfer any of our rights or obligations under these terms and conditions to any individual, organization or entity but if we do so we will ensure that any company/individual/entity to whom we transfer our rights or obligations will continue to honour your rights under them. Any resultant changes to the terms and conditions will be intimated to you via email and updated on this website.

If any provision of these terms and conditions is found to be invalid by any court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of that provision will not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of these terms and conditions, which will remain in full force and effect.

Failure by either party to exercise any right or remedy under these terms and conditions does not constitute a waiver of that right or remedy. Headings in these terms and conditions are for convenience only and will have no legal meaning or effect.

These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Unodigitech Financial Services for your use of the Unodigitech website, unodigitech mobile and other digital products and services from Business Standard. They supersede all previous communications, representations and arrangements, either written or oral.

Content ownership

All Content created and published on the digital platforms under the url https://www.unodigitech.in the mobile browser site, applications, Business Standard E-paper belong to unodigitech Financial Services and its licensors who own all intellectual property rights (including copyright and database rights) No intellectual property rights in any of the content are transferred to you while you consume the content on this platform. “BS” and “Unodigitech” are registered trade marks of Unodigitech Financial Services and you may not use them without prior written permission from Unodigitech. You are permitted to use the content on this platform only as set out in our Copyright Policy.

Changes to Terms and Conditions and Validity

These terms and conditions were published on 1st April 2021 and replace with immediate effect the terms and conditions previously published.