Terms and Conditions
The domain name https://lotusharvestec.com/, an internet-based portal and is operated by LOTUS HARVESTEC PRIVATE LIMITED, a private limited company duly incorporated under the provision of the Company Act, 2013, bearing CIN U45400HR2014PTC053998, (hereinafter referred to as “Lotus Harvestec” or “We” or “Our” or “Us” or “the Company”) having registered office at Flat No. 1204, Plot No. 8, Doordarshan Apartment, Sector-45 Gurgaon, Haryana 122001, and Corporate Office at 901-B4, Spaze, Tech Park, Sector-09, Sohna Road, Gurgaon, HR – 122018. The domain name herein is referred to as the “Website”.
- the Indian Contract Act, 1872 (“Contract Act”);
- the (Indian) Information Technology Act, 2000 (“IT Act”) and the rules, regulations, guidelines, and clarifications framed thereunder, including the (Indian) Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Information) Rules, 2011, and the (Indian) Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 (“IG Guidelines”);
- The Consumer Protection Act, 2019, and Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020.
Acceptance of Terms
The registration on or use/access of the Website is only available to persons can form legally binding contracts under Indian Contract Act, 1872. Person who are ‘incompetent to contract’ under the Contract Act 1872, including un-discharged insolvents, etc. are not eligible to register on or use/ access the Website. However, if you are a minor i.e. under the age of 18 years, you may use the Platform or access content on the Platform only under the supervision and prior consent/ permission of a parent or legal guardian.
For the purposes of availing the Services or transacting through the Website, the users are required to obtain registration, in accordance with the procedure established by Lotus Harvestec in this regard. As part of the registration process, Lotus Harvestec may collect the following personal information from the users while registration process:
- First Name, Middle Name, Last Name
- Organization the user is working for
- Date of Birth
- Email Id
- Phone Number
- Address (Country, State, District, Address, Postal Code)
- User ID
- Generate Username, Password, and Re-confirm Password
Websites Product & Services
The Website is a platform that facilitates: a) post-harvest management, Engineering design & detailing, project management, operational Management, and offers value-added services for food grain post-harvest management. b) The website also offers an online learning platform on the two topics i.e Food Grain Bulk Storage and Rice Technology through e-books, video assistance & technical FAQ (herein collectively referred as to the ‘product’).
Content of the Website
E-book Terms & Conditions
The users can place an order or purchase the e-books through the website in two ways: a) topic-wise or, b) chapter wise:
Explanation: Topic-wise e-book contains all the chapters inscribed on the topic of Food Grain Bulk Storage and Rice Technology and the chapter-wise e-book contains selective topics on Food Grain Bulk Storage and Rice Technology. The user can opt for any of the ways according to his/her requirement.
The sale, purchase, and access of products via this website is by a contract between the user and Lotus Harvestec, formed when you have placed an order. Once your order has been placed, the selected eBook shall appear in your ‘Owned’ or ‘My Library section’.
Furthermore, the user agrees and recognizes while placing an order or making a purchase that:
- Lotus Harvestec retains the right to make changes to the eBooks format availability at any time and for any reason;
- The users have only read and viewing rights to eBooks after purchase and such rights have limited access to the number of times, which is mentioned at the time of purchase of the product, the eBooks are not editable or downloadable on the computer, device or smartphone;
- Lotus Harvestec eBook files are safe and do not carry any malware that could harm and/or damage the purchaser’s computer/device or smartphone. However, all eBook files are bought at the User’s risk, and Users should take the necessary steps to ensure the safety of their computer, device, or smartphone.
Video Assistance through Experts
If any users are interested in person-to-person (video) interaction sessions with the experts on the products for any additional information or to clear any doubts regarding the products of the company, the users can book an interactive video session with the company experts. The users have two slots, according to his/her choice i.e 30 minutes or 1-hour slot after the payment of the slot respectively. The experts will discuss the topics in the session and provide detailed information to the users to better understand the products.
The relevant FAQs on the topic of food Grain Bulk Storage and Rice Technology have been published on the website. The users can easily access such FAQs to better understand the topics and clear their doubts.
The Content from other third parties is made available to the User through links on the Websites because the Company does not control such content. The User hereby agrees that Lotus Harvestec is not responsible for any such content, including advertising and information about third-party products or services. Furthermore, Lotus Harvestec does not have control over such Content and makes no guarantees about the accuracy, currency, suitability, or quality of such content, and assumes no responsibility for unintended, objectionable, inaccurate, misleading, or unlawful content made available by third parties.
Lotus Harvestec endeavours to make all the information on our websites, especially that relating to our products, as accurate as possible. However, Lotus Harvestec does not warrant that product descriptions or other content available on this site are accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free.
Personal Subscription Plan
By registering for, subscribing to, or purchasing a personal Subscription Plan and providing billing information during checkout, the User grants us and our authorized third-party payment processor(s) the right to process payment for your individual license fee via the debit card, credit card, net banking or UPI account, which the User provided during checkout or maintain on your account (“Individual Payment Method”).
Please note that as soon as the Company confirms your eBooks order, it will enter our electronic system and we will be unable to prevent it from being dispatched to your ‘My Library account’. In addition, no refunds or exchanges will be given on eBooks unless the supplied file is faulty or a fault occurs during the book being made available to you, i.e. during transferring to the ‘My Library account’. If in a case, the User received faulty or facing an error while operating such files, then the User should contact Lotus Harvestec at the mailing address email@example.com.
Confidentiality of Information
If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password.
Unauthorized access to the website or illegal activity
Further, under no circumstance, the Users misuse the Website by knowingly or introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs, spyware, adware, or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful or designed to adversely affect the Website. Additionally, the Users must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the Website, the server on which the Website is stored or any server, computer, or database connected to the Website. Any attempt to do would be a criminal offence. In any such situation, Lotus Harvestec retains the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders at our sole discretion.
Disclaimer of Warranties & Limitation of Liability
Lotus Harvestec makes no representations or warranties of any kind, expressed or implied, as to the operation of this Website or the information, content, materials, or products included on this Website. The Users recognize that the traffic of data through the internet may cause delays during the use of or access to the Website, and accordingly, the User agrees not to hold us liable for delays that are ordinary in the course of internet use. The User further acknowledges and accepts that the Website may not be available on a continual 24-hour basis due to such delays, delays caused by our upgrading, modification, or standard maintenance of the Website, or any other delays outside of our control.
You explicitly agree that your use of this Website is at your own risk. to the full extent permissible by applicable law, Lotus Harvestec disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Lotus Harvestec does not warrant that this Website, its servers, or the email sent from Lotus Harvestec are free of viruses or other harmful components. Lotus Harvestec shall not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this Website, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.
Intellectual Property Rights
All the intellectual property used on the Website except those which have been identified as the intellectual properties of the Other Parties shall remain the exclusive property of the Company. The Other Parties agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Website or features that prevent or restrict the use or copying of any materials or enforce limitations on the use of the Website or the materials therein. The materials on the Website or otherwise may not be modified, copied, reproduced, distributed, republished, downloaded, displayed, sold, compiled, posted or transmitted in any form or by any means, including but not limited to, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or other means.
- We may immediately suspend or terminate your access to the Website without notice if any breach of these Terms and Conditions of use by you is brought to our attention.
- If you breach these Terms and Conditions and we take no action, we will not have waived any of our rights and may still use any rights and remedies that were open to us when you broke them.
- Furthermore, your registration may be terminated and your profile and any content or information that you have posted on the Website may be deleted at any time. We may prohibit you from using or accessing the Website for any reason, at any time in our sole discretion, with or without notice. These Terms and Conditions shall apply to any use of the Website.
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