Effective Date: 1st April 2018

We are pleased to provide you (the User) access to our website, ChristianMatrimonyWorld.com. These terms govern the User’s use and our provision of the services on the christianmatrimonyworld.com (Website).

 It is hereby clarified at the outset that for the purposes of these terms of use, the term ‘Website’ shall mean and include the service operated by us (or on our behalf) that may be displayed on various online, mobile or other platforms and environments, including those operated by third parties, which permits us to share information with all those who access it on the internet. 

By your using our Website, and by clicking on the ‘I Agree’ button at the bottom of the Disclaimer on the registration page of the Website, the User agrees to these terms of use as if set-out in the Disclaimer itself.

In these terms of use, and wherever so relevant, the words ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ shall be deemed to mean christianmatrimonyworld.com. Accordingly, the words ‘you’ and ‘your’ shall, wherever the context so requires, mean and include the User using our Website.

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING OUR WEBSITE. 

  1. OUR AGREEMENT WITH YOU

This is an agreement between the User and www.ChristianMatrimonyWorld.com.

The User must read and agree to these terms before using or accessing our Website.  If the User does not agree with any part or portion of these terms of use, the User should not use or access our Website. These terms describe the limited basis on which our Website is available for use and supersedes all prior agreements or arrangements.

ChristianMatrimonyWorld.com may amend these terms at its sole discretion and make best efforts to notify the User when major changes are made. However, the User is advised to read these terms of use before accessing the Website every time. It is clarified that notwithstanding anything contained in these terms of use, nothing shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits upon the User. Notwithstanding the above, if any change to these terms is found invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that change is severable and does not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining changes or conditions. 

  1. OUR SERVICES

ChristianMatrimonyWorld.com Website aims to provide matrimonial options for its users. It is an advertising platform which aims to provide targeted advertising services for matchmaking purposes based on the choices checked and selected by the User at the time of signing up. It is also clarified that the Website is not a casual dating website, nor designed for such an audience, but is specifically designed to help connect individuals who wish to settle down and seek their life-partner.

It is mandatory that every User must register themselves on the Website, failing which they will not be permitted to use the Website. Once a User has registered on the Website in accordance with the terms mandated, the User shall become a member of the Website (Member). While the registration is free for all members, ChristianMatrimonyWorld.com offers different premium membership plans on payment of certain charges, and a Member who opts for the paid service according to the plan can promote their profile on various interfaces of the Website including but not limited to the premium interest wall, messaging inbox, optimize search results, send and receive e-mails, chat features, besides others. We value your information and strive to protect your information in accordance with best market practices.

Your using of ChristianMatrimonyWorld.com and providing us your contact information and personal details also means that you specifically have permitted us to send you communications including text messages, e-mails and other forms of communications. It is hereby clarified that your consenting to these terms of use means that your consent shall supersede any preferences set by you with, or any registration made by you with the Do Not Disturb Register and/ or the National Customer Preference Register.

 Save and except intellectual property that belongs to any third person and/or entity, We also state that all informational content on the Website is our intellectual property. This includes copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade names and all such other intellectual property rights (IP) contained on the Website. All IP on the Website is owned by us or where so specifically mentioned, by such other persons whose copyright, trademarks, service marks or other intellectual property we are hosting on the Website. Save and except where agreed by us expressly in writing, no element of the ChristianMatrimonyWorld.com services or IP (as set-out throughout these terms of use) may be used or exploited by the User in any way other than for limited purposes. 

The User, by using the Website, agrees not to copy, reproduce, duplicate, modify, create derivative works from, display, publish, distribute, disseminate, broadcast, transmit, sell, rent, lease, lend, sub-license, circulate or otherwise exploit for any purpose (commercial or otherwise) any material and/ or part of or all of the IP to any third party (including, without limitation, the display and distribution of the material via a third party website) without the express prior written consent of ChristianMatrimonyWorld.com. 

  1. WHO CAN USE OUR SERVICES: 

In order to register as a Member, it is imperative that the User should be legally competent to marry in accordance with the laws of the Republic of India, which is presently 18 years and over for women and 21 years or over for men. Additionally, if you are from another legal jurisdiction which requires marrying parties to be older than the age for marriage in India, it is hereby clarified that you should have completed such age and have met any additional requirements that may be imposed by the laws of such jurisdiction. At no time will ChristianMatrimonyWorld.com be responsible for independently verifying your personal details or of ensuring compliance with the age requirements for you to enter into marriage in accordance with the laws of the Republic of India, and/ or the jurisdiction where the User resides. Additionally, by using the Website, the User also states that the User is not legally impaired from entering into a contract of marriage by any order of any court, tribunal or judicial or quasi-judicial authority as the case may be, and that the User does not suffer from any impairing of the same by law. By using this Website, the User clarifies that the User has specifically agreed and acknowledged that ChristianMatrimonyWorld.com shall at no time be blamed or found liable by the User for any wrong information provided by any of the Users on the ChristianMatrimonyWorld.com website. It is also clarified that in the event that ChristianMatrimonyWorld.com in its sole discretion finds any disparity in any information submitted by any User, it reserves its right to forthwith cancel the membership of such a User and the Member shall forfeit any fees paid to use the Christianmatrimonyworld.com service 

Each person is permitted one profile, whether paid or otherwise. In the event of any person making multiple profiles, we reserve the right to terminate all of such a User’s accounts without any refund made. No Member is also permitted to advertise any product, send any chain/ junk e-mail or message to any other Member, or to use the Website to do any illegal and/ or immoral act as may be prohibited in accordance with the laws of the Republic of India.

In the event of disputes between two Members, we reserve the right without any obligation on our part to monitor such disputes, and take such action as we may in our sole discretion deem fit. In the event of such action, we do not undertake to inform any Member including the complainant. 

The User 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. The User understands that the User, and not ChristianMatrimonyWorld.com, is responsible for all electronic communications and content sent from the User’s computer or any other electronic device used to access the Website to us, and the User must use the Website for lawful purposes only. The User must not use the Website for any of the following:

  • for fraudulent purposes, or in connection with a criminal offense or other unlawful activity; and
  • to send to us or to any other user(s) of the Website, use or reuse any material that does not belong to the User; or 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, libellous, obscene, pornographic, paedophilic or menacing; ethnically objectionable, disparaging or in breach of copyright, trademark, confidentiality, privacy or any other proprietary information or right; 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 any foreign States; or is objectionable or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatsoever; or which consists of or contains software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings or any "spam”.

In the event of receiving any complaint in relation to any of the aforesaid, we may at our sole discretion report the matter to the concerned authorities including the Cyber Crime cell of the Mumbai Police Crime Branch or such other bodies we may deem fit. In the event any investigative body requires information in relation to any of the offenses mentioned above, we will, at our sole discretion and in accordance with the procedure established by law, decide to choose to voluntarily hand over any information required in connection with such case, and your use of the Website specifies that you agree to us sharing such information with any investigative agency, including but not limited to pursuant to an order of a court.

Additionally, we do not permit any linking of the Website including unauthorized framing of the same. In the event of any such instances, we will at our sole discretion initiate civil, criminal and/ or injunctive proceedings.

You may also not redistribute, circumvent or disable any content protection system or digital rights management technology used with any of our content on our Website; decompile, reverse engineer, disassemble or otherwise reduce any of our service to any human-readable form that affects our IP rights; remove identification, copyright or other proprietary notices; or access or use any of our Website in an unlawful or unauthorized manner or in a manner that suggests an association with us. The User’s use of our Website warrants that the User shall comply with all the terms as set-out herein.

It is hereby clarified that we take copyright cases very seriously and the onus of ensuring that no copyrighted material of any third party/ entity is used on our website lies specifically on you yourself. At no time is any Member permitted to post any copyrighted material, trademark, or other proprietary information, including distributing or reproducing of the same, without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary content. Your use of the Website expressly states that you indemnify Christianmatrimonyworld.com and its partners, affiliates, subsidiaries and employees from any claim or action arising as a result of your posting any copyrighted material including trademarks and other proprietary information.

In the event that you believe that your work has been used without your consent on the Website, you are requested to provide us with the physical signature/ electronic signature of the person who has been authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the work; a description of the work where an alleged infringement has been taken place; URL of the Website and screenshot of the place where the infringement has taken place; and a written e-mail stating that you are the owner of the work, knowing that this statement may be used against you in a court of law as a declaration made by you stating that you are speaking the truth and attesting to the same. 

  1. TERMINATION

            You may terminate your membership to the Website at any time by writing to us. However, such termination will not result in a refund save and except if mentioned to you in writing. 

         We reserve the right to terminate your membership in the event of any violation of the terms of use, more specifically as mentioned in point 3 above by sending you an e-mail in this regard. In the event that your membership is terminated by us on account of a breach of our terms by you, notwithstanding anything contained in any communique with you, you will not be entitled to any refund.

Disclaimers and Limitation on Liability

The Christianmatrimonyworld.com services are provided “as is” and “as available”. We disclaim all conditions, representations and warranties not expressly set-out in these terms, including taking any liability for the veracity of any information shared by any Member whether on the Website or offline, or for any loss of information or data as a result of the use of the Website arising either directly or indirectly.

We shall not be liable to the User for direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages or any other damages of any kind, including but not limited to theft or destruction or unauthorized access to any Member. Unless otherwise specified, Christianmatrimonyworld.com services are presented solely for the purpose of information in accordance with the laws of the Republic of India. ChristianMatrimonyWorld.com makes no representation that any of the information on this Website is currently applicable or appropriate or up to date.

Third Party Hyperlinks

The appearance of external hyperlinks and/ or other elements generated by third parties on this site does not constitute endorsement by Christianmatrimonyworld.com. ChristianMatrimonyWorld.com does not verify, endorse or take responsibility for the accuracy, currency, completeness or quality of the content contained on these third parties' sites. Furthermore, ChristianMatrimonyWorld.com is not responsible for the quality of or delivery of any products or services offered, accessed or obtained by the User at such third parties' sites. As such, ChristianMatrimonyWorld.com will not be responsible for content provided on any third party website, and further ChristianMatrimonyWorld.com will under no circumstances be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental or special loss or other damage, whether arising from negligence, breach of contract, defamation, infringement of copyright or other intellectual property rights, caused by the exhibition, distribution or exploitation of any information or content contained within these third party hyperlinked websites.

Additional Third-Party Services and Content

We do not control any third-party services and content. The User should read the terms of use agreements and privacy policies that apply to such third-party services and content.

Additionally, if the User accesses the Website using an Apple iOS, Android or Microsoft Windows-powered device, Apple Inc., Google, Inc. or Microsoft Corporation, respectively, shall be a third-party beneficiary to this agreement. However, these third-party beneficiaries are not a party to this agreement and are not responsible for the provision or support of the Website, and the User would do well to be in compliance with the terms of use of such third parties as well.

Mobile Networks

When the User accesses the Website through a mobile network, the User’s network or roaming provider’s messaging, data and other rates and fees will apply. Accessing the content on the Website may incur additional charges on the User, and Christianmatrimonyworld.com will not be responsible for such charges incurred. 

  1. Member Disputes

You are solely responsible for any communication with other ChristianMatrimonyWorld.com members. ChristianMatrimonyWorld.com reserves the right independent of any obligation to monitor disputes between you and other Members. We also reserve the right to initiate any appropriate action against members found violating any of our terms of use. Please be advised, however, that we are not obliged to share any such action taken by us with any members, including with the complainants themselves, and state that we expressly disclaim any liability or responsibility for any interaction, and/ or transactions entered into by you with any other member. 

  1. Additional Provisions : 

Claims of Copyright Infringement

Notifications of claimed copyright infringement and counter notices must be sent to feedback@christianmatrimonyworld.com 

Choice of Law and Jurisdiction

These terms are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Republic of India. The User waives off any claims that the User might have against Christianmatrimonyworld.com based on any other jurisdiction including the User’s own. The courts of Mumbai shall have exclusive jurisdiction to hear any matter arising out of or in connection with the use of this Website.

Severability

If any provision of these terms shall be unlawful, void or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these terms and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions.

Survival

The provisions of these terms, which by their nature should survive the termination of these terms, shall survive such termination.

Waiver

No waiver of any provision of these terms by us shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such provision or any other provision, and our failure to assert any right or provision under these terms shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

Assignment

These terms of use, and any rights and licenses granted hereunder, may not be transferred or assigned by the User, but may be assigned by ChristianMatrimonyWorld.com without restriction.

Indemnity

Notwithstanding anything contained in these terms of use or in the privacy policy, your using of this Website means and expressly states that you have agreed to indemnify and hold ChristianMatrimonyWorld.com, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents and partners, and employees fully indemnified and harmless from any liability, loss, demand, or claim, including reasonable attorney’s fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the service of this Website or from any action including any loss suffered by you as a result of your usage of this Website.