TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Please read the following terms and conditions carefully before registering, accessing, browsing, downloading or using the Site (defined below). By accessing or using the Site or by using the Service (defined below), you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions set forth below including any additional guidelines and future modifications. If at any time you do not agree to these terms and conditions or do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you may not access or use the site and immediately terminate your use of the services. Your Agreement to these Terms and Conditions for availing Service The Terms and Conditions (as may be amended from time to time, the “Agreement”) is a legal contract between you being, an individual customer, user, or beneficiary of this service of at least 18 years of age, and Market Focus having its registered office at 1160/5, Gharpure Colony, Shivaji Nagar, Pune 411005. All services are rendered by Market Focus through its platform under the brand name ‘Quality Edge’. Hence all the rights, benefits, liabilities & obligations under the following terms & conditions shall accrue to the benefit of Market Focus. (together with its subsidiaries and other affiliates, “us”, “We” or “_____”), regarding your use of our services which may be added from time to time (all such services are individually or collectively are referred as Service or Services as they case may be). Service can be used by you subject to your adherence with the terms and conditions set forth below including relevant policies. Market Focus reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to revise, add, or delete portions of these terms and conditions any time without further notice. You shall re-visit the “Terms & Conditions” link from time to time to stay abreast of any changes that the "Site" may introduce.

Eligibility

The services are not available to persons under the age of 18 or to anyone previously suspended or removed from the services by Market Focus. By accepting these Terms & Conditions or by otherwise using the Services or the Site, You represent that You are at least 18 years of age and have not been previously suspended or removed from the Services. You represent and warrant that you have the right, authority, and capacity to enter into this Agreement and to abide by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. You shall not impersonate any person or entity, or falsely state or otherwise misrepresent identity, age or affiliation with any person or entity.

Communication Policy

  1. By accepting the terms and conditions the customer accepts that Market Focus may send the alerts to the mobile phone number provided by the customer while registering for the service or to any such number replaced and informed by the customer. The customer acknowledges that the alerts will be received only if the mobile phone is in ‘On’ mode to receive the SMS. If the mobile phone is in ‘Off’ mode then the customer may not get / get after delay any alerts sent during such period.
  2. The customer acknowledges that the SMS service provided by Market Focus is an additional facility provided for the customer’s convenience and that it may be susceptible to error, omission and/ or inaccuracy. In the event the customer observes any error in the information provided in the alert, Market Focus shall be immediately informed about the same by the customer and Market Focus will make best possible efforts to rectify the error as early as possible. The customer shall not hold Market Focus liable for any loss, damages, claim, expense including legal cost that may be incurred/ suffered by the customer on account of the SMS facility.
  3. The customer acknowledges that the clarity, readability, accuracy, and promptness of providing the service depend on many factors including the infrastructure, connectivity of the service provider. Market Focus shall not be responsible for any non-delivery, delayed delivery or distortion of the alert in any way whatsoever.
  4. By accepting the terms and conditions the customer acknowledges and agrees that Market Focus may call the mobile phone number provided by the customer while registering for the service or to any such number replaced and informed by the customer, for the purpose of collecting feedback from the customer.


Prohibited Conduct

By using the Services you agree not to:

  1. impersonate any person or entity, falsely claim or otherwise misrepresent an affiliation with any person or entity, or access the accounts of others without permission, forge another persons’ digital signature, misrepresent the source, identity, or content of information transmitted via the Services, perform any other similar fraudulent activity or infringe our or any third party’s intellectual property rights, rights of publicity or privacy
  2. use the Services if You are under the age of eighteen (18) without a parental sponsor or in any event use the Services if You are under the age of thirteen (13) years old even with a parental sponsor and in accordance with applicable law
  3. post or transmit any message which is libelous, defamatory or which discloses private or personal matters concerning any person
  4. post or transmit any message, data, image or program which is pornographic in nature
  5. refuse to cooperate in an investigation or provide confirmation of Your identity or any other information You provide to Market Focus
  6. remove, circumvent, disable, damage or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Services and the Site or features that enforce limitations on the use of the Services
  7. reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise attempt to discover the source code of the Services or any part thereof, except and only to the extent that such prohibition is expressly prohibited by applicable law notwithstanding this limitation
  8. use the Services in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair it, including, without limitation, using the Services in an automated manner
  9. modify, adapt, translate or create derivative works based upon the Services and the Site or any part thereof, except and only to the extent that such prohibition is expressly prohibited by applicable law notwithstanding this limitation
  10. intentionally interfere with or damage operation of the Services or any other user’s enjoyment of it, by any means, including uploading or otherwise disseminating viruses, adware, spyware, worms, or other malicious code or file with contaminating or destructive features
  11. use any robot, spider, other automatic device, or manual process to monitor or copy the Site without prior written permission
  12. interfere or disrupt this Site or networks connected to this Site
  13. take any action that imposes an unreasonably or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure/ network
  14. use any device, software or routine to bypass the Site’s robot exclusion headers, or interfere or attempt to interfere, with the Services
  15. forge headers or manipulate identifiers or other data in order to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through our Site or to manipulate your presence on our Site
  16. sell the Services, information, or software associated with or derived from it
  17. use the facilities and capabilities of the Site to conduct any activity or solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes the rights of others
  18. breach this Agreement or any other agreement or policy
  19. provide false, inaccurate or misleading information
  20. use the Site to collect or obtain personal information, including without limitation, financial information, about other users of the Site


Termination: Agreement Violations

You agree that Market Focus, in its sole discretion, for any or no reason, and without penalty, may suspend or terminate your account (or any part thereof) or your use of the Services and remove and discard all or any part of your account, your user profile, or your recipient profile, at any time. Market focus may also in its sole discretion and at any time discontinue providing access to the Services, or any part thereof, with or without notice. You agree that any termination of your access to the Services or any account you may have or portion thereof may be effected without prior notice. Any suspected fraudulent, abusive or illegal activity may be referred to appropriate law enforcement authorities. These remedies are in addition to any other remedies ____ may have at law or in equity. Upon termination for any reason, you agree to immediately stop using the Services.

Disclaimer: No Warranties

To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Market Focus disclaims all warranties, statutory, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of Merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement of proprietary rights. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from Market Focus or through the services or the site will create any warranty not expressly stated herein. You expressly acknowledge that as used in this section, the term “Quality Edge” includes Market Focus, its officers, directors, employees, shareholders, agents, licensors, subcontractors and affiliated companies. You expressly agree that use of the services and the site is at your sole risk. It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of all opinions, advice, services, merchandise and other information provided through the site or on the internet generally. We do not warrant that the service will be uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in the site will be corrected. The services and the site and any data, information, third party software, reference sites, services, or software made available in conjunction with or through the services and the site are provided on an “as is” and “as available,” “with all faults” basis and without warranties or representations of any kind either express or implied. Market Focus and its third party suppliers, licensors, and partners do not warrant that the data, content software, functions, or any other information offered on or through the services, the site or any reference sites will be uninterrupted, or free of errors, viruses or other harmful components and do not warrant that any of the foregoing will be corrected. Market Focus and its third party suppliers, licensors, and partners do not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the services, the site or any reference sites in terms of correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise. You understand and agree that you use, access, download, or otherwise obtain information, materials, or data through the services, the site or any reference sites at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your property (including your computer system and device) or loss of data that results from the download or use of such material or data. We do not authorize anyone to make any warranty on our behalf and you should not rely on any such statement. This paragraph shall survive termination of this agreement. In no event will Market Focus be liable for any incidental, consequential, or indirect damages (including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, business interruption, loss of programs or information, and the like) arising out of the use of or inability to use the site.

Modification of this Agreement

Market Focus reserves the right to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this Agreement (each, a “change”) at any time by posting notification to the Site or otherwise communicating the notification to you. The changes will become effective, and shall be deemed accepted by you, 24 hours after the initial posting and shall apply immediately on a going-forward basis with respect to payment transactions initiated after the posting date. If you do not agree with any such modification, your sole and exclusive remedy is to terminate your use of the Services. For certain changes, Market Focus may be required under applicable laws to give you advance notice, and Market Focus will comply with such requirements.

Notice

Market Focus may provide you with notices and communications by email, regular mail or postings on the Site or by any other reasonable means. Except as otherwise set forth herein, notice to Market Focus must be sent by e mail to info@qualityedge.in or on the registered address of Market Focus.

Waiver

The failure of Market Focus to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Any waiver of any provision of this Agreement will be effective only if in writing and signed by Market Focus.

Arbitration

Market Focus may elect to resolve any dispute, controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement or Service provided in connection with this Agreement by binding arbitration in accordance with the provisions of the Indian Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996. Any such dispute, controversy or claim shall be arbitrated on an individual basis and shall not be consolidated in any arbitration with any claim or controversy of any other party. The arbitration shall be conducted in Pune, India and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. Either you or We may seek any interim or preliminary relief from a court of competent jurisdiction in Pune, India, necessary to protect the rights or the property of Market Focus, pending the completion of arbitration. Any arbitration shall be confidential, and neither you nor We may disclose the existence, content or results of any arbitration, except as may be required by law or for purposes of the arbitration award. All administrative fees and expenses of arbitration will be divided equally between both the parties. In all arbitrations, each party will bear the expense of its own lawyers and preparation. The language of Arbitration shall be English. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of India, without giving effect to any principles of conflicts of law.

Severability

If any provision of this Agreement is held to be unlawful, void, invalid or otherwise unenforceable, then that provision will be limited or eliminated from this Agreement to the minimum extent required, and the remaining provisions will remain valid and enforceable.

Assignment

This Agreement, and any rights granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by you without our prior written consent which may be withheld in our sole discretion, but may be assigned by us without restriction. Any assignment attempted to be made in violation of this provision shall be void and of no effect.

  1. Cancellation
    1. Cancellation by Market Focus: There may be certain orders that Market Focus is unable to accept and service and these may need to be cancelled. Some situations that may result in your order being cancelled include, non-availability of the product or quantities ordered by you, non- availability of the delivery service in the address to which product is required to be shipped, inaccuracies or errors in pricing information specified. Market Focus may also require additional verifications or information before accepting any order. Market Focus will contact you if all or any portion of your order is cancelled or if additional information is required to accept your order. If your order is cancelled after your credit card or bank account has been charged, the said amount will be reversed back in your credit card / bank account.
    2. Cancellation by the User: In case of requests for order cancellations, Market Focus reserves the right to accept or reject requests for order cancellations for any reason whatsoever. As part of usual business practice, if Market Focus receives a cancellation notice and the order has not been processed/ approved by Market Focus shall cancel the order and refund the cost of the issues not yet issued provided that you cancel your Subscription in writing within 7 days of the date of the Market Focus’s Order Acceptance. . Market Focus will not be able to cancel orders that have already been processed. Market Focus has the full right to decide whether an order has been processed or not. You agree not to dispute the decision made by Market Focus and accept Market Focus's decision regarding the cancellation. In cases where it is not possible to cancel orders since they have already been shipped refund shall be made subject to the return process post return request is raised and you would get replacement or refund once the original item is back with the Merchant partner in good sale-able condition.
  2. Delivery of the Product: Your shipping address, pin code will be verified with the database of Market Focus before you proceed to pay for your purchase. In the event your order is not serviceable by our delivery partners or the Merchant or the area is not covered, we would request you to provide us with an alternate shipping address which we expect to have on our partner/Merchant’s delivery list. If you wish to ship Products to different addresses, then you should book the orders separately based on the delivery addresses any additional charges applicable thereof shall be payable by the receiver at the time of delivery at actual.
  3. The Market Focus’s liability to customer in the event of issues of Subscriptions being lost in the post shall be limited to the replacement of the missing issues.
  4. The Market Focus shall be under no liability for any delay or failure to deliver Subscriptions or otherwise perform any obligation as specified in these Terms if the same is wholly or partly caused whether directly or indirectly by circumstances beyond its reasonable control.
  5. Return Policy
    1. In the event you receive a damaged / defective issue that does not comply with the specifications as per your original order, you are required to get in touch with the customer service team.
    2. Before accepting shipment of any product, kindly ensure that the product’s packaging is not damaged or tampered. If you observe that the package is damaged or tampered, request you to refuse to accept delivery and inform Market Focus at the earliest.


PRIVACY

We Market focus , is a proprietary concern having its address at 1160/5, Gharpure Colony, Shivaji Nagar, Pune 411005 we value your trust & respect your privacy. This Privacy Policy provides you with details about the manner in which your data is collected, stored & used by us. You are advised to read this Privacy Policy carefully. By visiting Quality Edge website site/applications you expressly give us consent to use & disclose your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of the policy, please do not use or access Quality Edge website, or mobile applications if any. Note: Our privacy policy may change at any time without prior notification. To make sure that you are aware of any changes, kindly review the policy periodically. This Privacy Policy shall apply uniformly.

General

We will not sell, share or rent your personal information to any 3rd party or use your email address/mobile number for unsolicited emails and/or SMS. Any emails and/or SMS sent by Market Focus will only be in connection with the provision of agreed services and this Privacy Policy. Periodically, we may reveal general statistical information about Quality Edge & its users, such as number of visitors. We reserve the right to communicate your personal information to any third party that makes a legally-compliant request for its disclosure.

Personal Information

Personal Information means and includes all information that can be linked to a specific individual or to identify any individual, such as name, address, mailing address, telephone number, email ID, credit card number, cardholder name, card expiration date, information about your mobile phone, and any details that may have been voluntarily provide by the user in connection with availing any of the services of Market Focus. When you browse through Quality Edge, we may collect information regarding the domain and host from which you access the internet, the Internet Protocol [IP] address of the computer or Internet service provider [ISP] you are using, and anonymous site statistical data.

Use of Personal Information

We use personal information to provide you with services & products you explicitly requested for, to resolve disputes, troubleshoot concerns, help promote safe services, measure consumer interest in our services, inform you about offers, services, updates, customize your experience, detect & protect us against error, fraud and other criminal activity, enforce our terms and conditions, etc. We also use your contact information to send you offers based on your previous orders and interests. We may occasionally ask you to complete optional online surveys. These surveys may ask you for contact information and demographic information (like zip /pin code, age, gender, etc.). We use this data to customize your experience at Market Focus, providing you with content that we think you might be interested in and to display content according to your preferences.

Cookies

A "cookie" is a small piece of information stored by a web server on a web browser so it can be later read back from that browser. Market Focus uses cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. No personal information will be collected via cookies and other tracking technology; however, if you have previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.

Links to Other Sites

Our site links to other websites that may collect personally identifiable information about you. Market focus and Quality Edge are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those linked websites.

Security

Market Focus for Quality Edge has stringent security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. Whenever you change or access your account information, we offer the use of a secure server. Once your information is in our possession we adhere to strict security guidelines, protecting it against unauthorized access.

Consent

By using Quality Edge and/or by providing your information, you consent to the collection and use of the information you disclose to Quality Edge by Market Focus in accordance with this Privacy Policy, including but not limited to your consent for sharing your information as per this privacy policy. The name and contact details of the Grievance Officer are provided below:
Ms. Martha Fynn
Email id: martha.f@cqra.com

Licence and Intellectual Property Rights

Quality Edge is the exclusive intellectual property/property of the Market Focus. Anything and everything published by Market Focus in Quality Edge is not permitted to be reproduced in any manner by anybody. Anything and everything published by Market Focus in Quality Edge is nothing but the opinion of the author/writer and Quality Edge do not undertake any responsibility/liability as regards the contents of such article and in no event Market Focus shall be liable/responsible for the same under any law for time being in force in India or outside India.

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