These terms and conditions (Terms) govern your use of our website for desktop, mobile and handheld devices (Website).

The Website is owned and operated by the Initiative for Climate Action (the Entity), to be incorporated as a non-profit organisation.

The terms “user“, “you“, “your” hereunder refer to the person accessing and using the Website. The terms “we“, “us“, “our” refer to the Entity.

Before proceeding to use the Website and providing your user information to the Entity, please read these Terms carefully. By continuing to use the Website, you signify your acceptance of the Terms (as amended from time to time), and agree to be bound by them for as long as you are using or accessing the Website. If you do not accept the Terms, please refrain from accessing or using the Website.

These Terms are subject to revisions at any time, as determined by the Entity, without notice, and any such changes are effective immediately upon being posted on the Website; any use of the Website thereafter will be deemed to be an acceptance of these changes by the User. Users are strongly urged to read these Terms in their entirety and to periodically check this page to understand how modifications or revisions to these Terms affects their use of the Website. The Entity shall not be responsible for any User’s failure to remain informed about such changes.

1.         SERVICES OVERVIEW

The Entity has developed a platform to work towards achieving the vision of a “Climate Heaven” by striving for environment conservation and climate change mitigation. Pursuant to its vision, the Entity partners with academia, art, business, civil society, finance, government, media, movements and multilateral organisations working in philanthropy and policy. In line with the work carried out by the Entity, the Users of the Website (at their discretion) have the option of receiving regular updates on the work carried out by it or the collaborations entered into by it.

2.         COLLECTION OF INFORMATION

            You will be responsible for providing accurate and valid information about yourself, as required by the Website, including your full name and e-mail address. Information collected about you, including “sensitive personal data or information” as defined under the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011, is subject to our privacy policy which is available here. You have the option not to provide this information.

3.         USER GENERATED CONTENT

Content” means any information, text, graphics, drawings or other materials uploaded, downloaded or appearing on the Website. You retain ownership of all Content you submit, post, display, or otherwise make available on the Website.

By submitting, posting or displaying Content on or through the Website, you agree to grant the Entity a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, reproduce, process, adapt, modify, create derivative works from, publish, transmit, display and distribute such Content in any and all media or distribution methods (now known or later developed).

By uploading Content to the Website, you represent, warrant and agree that you have the right to grant the Entity the license described above. You also represent, warrant and agree that you have not and will not contribute any Content that: (a) infringes any copyright, patent or trademark or other proprietary rights of another party, (b) reveals any trade secret, unless you have been permitted to do so, (c) is libellous, invasive of another’s privacy, paedophilic, defamatory, abusive, threatening, harassing, hateful, offensive or otherwise in violation of any law or right of any third party, (e) creates an impression that is incorrect, misleading, or deceptive, including by impersonating others or otherwise misrepresenting your affiliation with a person or entity; (f) contains or links to a virus, trojan horse, worm or other computer programme that is intended to damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or information.

The Entity reserves the right in its discretion to remove any Content from the Website, suspend or terminate your account at any time, or pursue any other remedy or relief available under equity or law.

4.         LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

YOU AGREE AND ACKNOWLEDDE THAT THE ENTITY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIMS IN RELATION TO THE USE OF THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO (A) YOUR ACCESS TO OR USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE; (B) THE ACTIVITIES OR CONTENT OF ANY THIRD PARTY ON THE SERVICE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY DEFAMATORY, OBSCENE, OFFENSIVE OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF OTHER USERS OR THIRD PARTIES; (C) ANY UNAUTHORISED ACCESS OF YOUR CONTENT OR MODIFICATION THEREOF;

5.         USE OF THE WEBSITE

By using the Website, you agree that you will not scrape or attempt to scrape or extract any data available on the Website. You also agree that you shall not use the Website for throttling or any other purposes that may impair the performance or functionality of the Website.

6.         INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

The Website contains copyrighted material, trademarks, proprietary information and other intellectual property owned by the Entity or its licensors. Except for that information which is in the public domain or for which you have been given permission, you agree not to copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any such proprietary information. Access to or use of the Website does not confer and should not be considered as conferring upon anyone any license to the Entity or any third party’s intellectual property rights. Any use of the Website or its contents without the permission of the Entity is prohibited.

7.         DISRUPTION OF SERVICES

The Entity makes no guarantee as to quality of the Content available on the Website on a 24×7 basis, and makes no promise of providing uninterrupted access to the Website. Disruption of services may arise due to technical or operational difficulties, and no prior notice of downtime will be given to you in such circumstance.

The Entity also reserves the right to suspend access to the Website for specific users, either permanently or temporarily, for any reason whatsoever, including while investigating complaints or alleged violation of these Terms, or for use or attempt to use the Website for services other than those the Entity offers in these Terms.

8.         INDEMNITY

You hereby agree to keep and hold the Entity, its parents, subsidiaries directors, officers, employees and agents, fully indemnified and harmless from and against all claims, proceedings, penalties, damages, losses, actions, costs and expenses arising out of or in relation to the use of the Website by you or your breach of these Terms or violation of any law, rules or regulations.

9.         DISCLAIMER

ALL CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE IS ON AN “AS IS” BASIS AND THE ENTITY GRANTS NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE WITH RESPECT TO THE WEBSITE OR ANY OF THE INFORMATION OR CONTENT CONTAINED THEREIN. THE ENTITY SPECIFICALLY DISCLAIMS ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. YOU EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT THE USE OF THE WEBSITE AND ANY INFORMATION THEREIN IS AT YOUR OWN RISK.

10.       TERMINATION

Any violation or breach of the Terms may lead to automatic suspension or termination of your account or access to the Website by the Entity, and we shall not be responsible or liable for any damages in this regard. The termination of these Terms will not affect any liability that may have arisen under the Terms prior to the date of termination.

11.       GOVERNING LAW AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION
These Terms shall be governed by the laws of India and any disputes or proceedings arising hereunder shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in Bengaluru.