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term of use

Updated On : 12th August, 2015

AGREEMENT

This is an agreement between Indian Mesh Private Limited a corporation, Mink Chatter a product of Indian Mesh Pvt. Ltd, the operator of www.minkchatter.com, and the users accessing Mink Chatter services and its site.

By subscribing to and/or using any of our services you agree that you have read, understood and are bound by these Terms, regardless of the way you subscribe with us. If you do not want to agree to the Terms, you must not subscribe to and/or use Mink Chatter services. By accepting the ?Terms and Conditions? set forth by Indian Mesh and its product Mink Chatter, you give us the consent to hold your personal information and other data provided by you and/or uploaded through our services, which will be kept confidential until notified by its usage. The same will apply to all users, whether residing within India or outside India.

You agree that Mink Chatter reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate the access to any or all Mink Chatter websites or the application and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice, for general maintenance or any reason what so ever.

MODIFICATION OF THESE TERMS OF USE

Mink Chatter may revise these Terms at any time by posting an updated version on this webpage. You are advised to visit this page time to time to review the most updated Terms as you are abiding by the same.

DELAY IN SERVICES

Neither Mink Chatter (including its owner and directors, employees, affiliates, agents, representatives or subcontractors) shall be liable for any loss or liability resulting directly or indirectly from delays or interruptions due to electronic or mechanical equipment failures, telephonic interconnect problems, defects, weather, strikes, walkouts, fire, acts of God, riots, armed conflicts, acts of war, or any other causes beyond its control.

ONUS OF THE USER

1. The User represent and confirm that the User is of legal age to enter into a binding contract and is not a person barred from availing the services under the laws of India or other applicable laws. In consideration of your use of Mink Chatter site and/or Mink Chatter applications, you agree to provide true, accurate and complete information about yourself as prompted during the registration or its ordering process. You agree to update that information in order to maintain its truth, accuracy and completeness. If you suspect that someone may have obtained unauthorized access to your account, contact Mink Chatter immediately to authorize Mink Chatter to deny such access to your profile. In order to access and use Mink Chatter, you acknowledge and agree that you will have to provide Mink Chatter with your mobile phone number(s). Mink Chatter may periodically access your contact list and/or address book on your mobile device to find and keep track of phone numbers of other users that are using Mink Chatter as well. Mink Chatter indulges in user authentication, but because user authentication on the Internet is difficult, Mink Chatter cannot and does not confirm that each user is who they claim to be.
You acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for the content and accuracy of any material contained and transmitted by you on Mink Chatter. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from Mink Chatter shall create any legal implications not expressed or stated herein. "If you don't want the world to know something, don't put it out there for others to see". Profile details including photos, gender, and number of friends connected with may be globally viewed by Mink Chatter users that have your mobile phone number on their smart phones and are connected, except to those Mink Chatter users who have been removed by you. Mink Chatter allows you to share files and photos, messages, view profiles, deals and updates but you understand that all of your information, text, data, graphics, photographs, messages and other materials of any nature that are transmitted to or via Mink Chatter is the sole responsibility of the user from whom the materials are originated. You agree that your use of the Mink Chatter service shall be at your sole risk. In no event shall Mink Chatter, its officers, directors, employees, or agents, be liable to you for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive, or consequential damages what so ever resulting from any (1) Error, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content; (2) Personal injury or property damage of any nature what so ever, resulting from your access and use of our service; or (3) Any unauthorized access to or use of our secure servers and/or any personal information and/or financial information stored therein.
You agree not to use or launch any automated system that access the Service in a manner that sends more request messages to the Mink Chatter servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using Mink Chatter application. You are forbidden from ripping the contents unless specifically allowed. You agree not to collect or harvest any personal identifiable information, including phone number, from the service, nor to use the communication systems provided by the service for any commercial solicitation or spam purposes. You agree not to spam, or solicit for commercial purposes,any user(s) of the service.

You shall not create a services screen name or distribute through or otherwise publish through Mink Chatter services any materials which are indecent, libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, illegal, harassing, contain expressions of hatred, racism, or are otherwise objectionable, and/or that would constitute or encourage a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party and/or violate any law set forth.

Your materials shall not infringe the copyright, trademark, privacy right(s) or other intellectual property right(s) of Mink Chatter and/or Indian mesh services or any other organization.

You shall not upload to, distribute through or otherwise publish through Mink Chatter services any materials that contain viruses or any other computer code, corrupt files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality or disrupt any software, hardware, networks, servers or other equipment.

You agree and undertake that when using the Mink Chatter services you will not download any file posted by another user and/or distribute it without the consent of the user it originated from.

You acknowledge that Mink Chatter does not pre-screen any data posted by you or other users and that Mink Chatter and its team will have the right in their sole discretion to refuse and/or remove any data, and/or terminate the account of any user.

You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security including without limitation, the following activities: (a) accessing data not intended for you or logging into a server or account, which you are not authorized to access; (b) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or

authentication measures without proper authorization; (c) attempting to interfere with the service given by Mink Chatter to any user, host or network via means of submitting a virus to the site, overloading, flooding, spamming and/or crashing; or (d) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or newsgroup posting. Violations of system or network security may result in civil and/or criminal liability. Mink Chatter can investigate occurrences which involve such violations and may involve and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations.

You shall provide and maintain all telephonic/internet and other equipment necessary to access Mink Chatter application, and the costs of any such equipment and/or telephone/internet connections or use, including any applicable taxes, shall be borne solely by you. You are responsible for operating your own equipment used to access Mink Chatter application.

INDEMNIFICATION

You shall indemnify, defend and hold harmless Mink Chatter and its associated entities from any and all actions, criminal or civil in nature, claims and losses imposed on, incurred by or asserted as a result of or related to a) your access and use of Mink Chatter application b) any non-compliance by you with the terms and conditions hereof, or c) any third party actions related to users receipt and use of the information, whether authorized or unauthorized d) or any other reason whatsoever.

WARRANTY AND REPRESENTATION

You certify that you are the person responsible for the content which you submit, or are otherwise authorized to use the content, and that the content does not infringe upon the property rights, intellectual property rights or any other rights of others. You further certify that no action, suit, proceeding, or investigation has been instituted or threatened relating to any content, including trademark, trade name service mark, and copyright formerly or currently used by you in connection with the services rendered by Mink Chatter.
Mink Chatter does not warrant that its service will operate without error or that the application and its servers are free of computer viruses. Mink Chatter also does not warrant about the accuracy, completeness, reliability or timeliness of its content, services, software, text and/or links. You agree that Mink Chatter has no liability or responsibility for the storage or deletion of any materials that you submit or post. Mink Chatter reserves the right to change these general practices and limits at any time in its sole discretion, with/without a notice.

LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES

Mink Chatter contains links to third party sites that are not under the control of Mink Chatter and Mink Chatter is not responsible for any content on any linked site. If you access a third party service from Mink Chatter, then you do so at your own risk. Additionally, your dealings with or participation with other users of Mink Chatter, and any other terms (such as warranties) are solely between you and the user. You agree that Mink Chatter shall not be responsible for any loss or damage of any sort in context with your dealings.

USAGE OF TRADEMARKS AND COPYRIGHTS IN THE APP

Using of a "Trademark" and ?Copyrighted? image presented here is only for individual awareness and is not being used for commercial purposes. We are utilizing these "Trademarks" and "Copyrights" to provide the users with app graphics. The users are not utilizing inappropriate or altered graphics which actually harms the image of the brand and presents a wrong picture and sends out an inappropriate image. In this way, we are promoting the brand value or image of the product. The company is not liable for you using such graphics in your conversation and these are mainly presented to you so that you are aware of what the actual "Trademark" and ?Copyright? looks like.
If any of these "Trademarks" and ?Copyrights? is owned by you and you believe that our mobile app is not utilizing the "Trademark" and "Copyright" in an inappropriate way or even if you believe that we should not use it, just send us an email and once we get the mail from you, your "Trademark" or "Copyright" that we are using as an image, would be immediately removed. This would be implemented only after we receive a legal email from you.

FEES PAYMENT

Mink Chatter reserves the right to charge listing fees for certain listings, as well as transaction fees based on certain completed transactions using the services. Mink Chatter further reserves the right to alter any and all fees from time to time, without notice.
The User shall be completely responsible for all charges, fees, duties, taxes, and assessments arising out of the use of the services. In case, there is a short charging by Mink Chatter for listing, services or transaction fee or any other fee or service because of any technical or other reason, it reserves the right to deduct/charge/claim the balance subsequent to the transaction at its own discretion. In the rare possibilities of the services not getting delivered for any reason whatsoever, we will process the refund and intimate you regarding the same.

ADVERTISERS ON MINK CHATTER

Mink Chatter is not responsible for any errors, omissions or representations on any of its pages or on any links or on any of the linked website pages. Mink Chatter does not endorse any advertiser on its web pages in any manner. The Users are requested to verify the accuracy on their own before relying on such information. The linked sites are not under the control of Mink Chatter therefore Mink Chatter is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any changes or updates to such sites. Mink Chatter is providing these links to the users only as a convenience and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of the site by Mink Chatter.

FORCE MAJEURE CIRCUMSTANCES

The User agrees that in situations due to any technical or other failure in Mink Chatter, services committed earlier (FOR BUSINESS CLIENTS ONLY), may not be provided or may involve substantial modification. In such cases, Mink Chatter shall refund the entire amount received from the customer for availing such services minus the applicable cancellation, refund or other charges, which shall completely discharge any and all liabilities of Mink Chatter against such non-provision of services or deficiencies. Additional liabilities, if any, shall be borne by the user.

SAFETY OF DATA DOWNLOADED

The user understands and agrees that any material and/or data downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Service is done entirely at their own discretion and risk and they will be solely responsible for any damage to their computer systems or loss of data that results from the download of such material and/or data. Nevertheless, Mink Chatter will always make its best endeavors to ensure that the content on its application, websites or other information channels are free of any virus or such other malware.

FEEDBACK FROM CUSTOMER AND SOLICITATION

The user is aware that Mink Chatter would like to learn about him/her, to enhance his/ her experience with Mink Chatter. The user hereby specifically authorizes Mink Chatter to contact the user with offers on various services offered by it through direct mailers, e-mailers, telephone calls, short messaging services (SMS) or any other medium, from time to time. In case the customer chooses not to be contacted, he /she shall write to Mink Chatter for the same at contactus@indianmesh.com or inform his/ her respective service provider about his/her preferences.

PROPRIETARY RIGHTS

The design of Mink Chatter service along with Mink Chatter created scripts, graphics, interactive features, and the trademarks, service marks and logos are owned by Mink Chatter and Indian Mesh, subject to copyrights and other intellectual property rights.
The user may use this material only as expressly authorized by Mink Chatter and shall not copy, transmit or create derivative works of such material without express authorization.
The user acknowledges and agrees that he/she shall not upload, post, reproduce, or distribute any content from the services protected by copyrights or other proprietary rights of a third party, without obtaining the written permission of the owner of such right.
Any copyright or other proprietary content distributed with the consent of the owner must contain the appropriate copyright or other proprietary rights notice. The unauthorized submission or distribution of copyrighted or other proprietary content is illegal and could subject the user to personal liability or criminal prosecution

RIGHT TO CANCELLATION BY MINK CHATTER IN CASE OF INVALID INFORMATION FROM USER

The user expressly undertakes to provide Mink Chatter with correct and valid information while requesting for any services under this agreement. Any default on part of the user would vitiate this agreement and shall disentitle the user from availing the services of Mink Chatter
In case Mink Chatter discovers or has reasons to believe at any time during or after receiving a request for services from the user that the request for services is either unauthorized or the information provided by the user or any of them is not correct or that any fact has been misrepresented by him/her, Mink Chatter in its sole discretion shall have the unrestricted right to take any steps against the user(s) without any prior intimation.
The user unequivocally indemnifies Mink Chatter of any such claim or liability and shall not hold Mink Chatter responsible for any loss or damage arising out of measures taken by Mink Chatter for safeguarding its own interest and that of its genuine customers.

UPDATION OF THE INFORMATION BY MINK CHATTER

User acknowledges that Mink Chatter provides services with reasonable diligence and care. It endeavors to ensure that user does not face any inconvenience. However, some times, the information, software, products and services included in or available through the Mink Chatter application, websites or ad materials may include inaccuracies or typographical errors which will be immediately corrected as soon as Mink Chatter notices them. Changes are/may be periodically made/added to the information provided. Mink Chatter may make improvements and/or changes in the Mink Chatter application or websites at any time without any notice to the user. Any advice received except through an authorized representative of Mink Chatter via the Mink Chatter application or websites should not be relied upon for any decisions.

TERM AND TERMINATION

These Terms will remain in full force and effect while you are a user of Mink Chatter at any level. Mink Chatter reserves the right to pursue all of its legal remedies, including but not limited to removal of your content from the application and/or immediate termination of your registration upon a breach committed by you of these Terms and/or if Mink Chatter is unable to verify or authenticate any information you submit to Mink Chatter or Indian Mesh.

JURISDICTION

Mink Chatter hereby expressly disclaims any implied warranties imputed by the laws of any jurisdiction or country other than those where it is operating its offices. Mink Chatter considers itself and intends to be subject to the jurisdiction only in the courts of Chandigarh, India.

GRIEVANCE

If you have any questions or concerns about this, you may contact us contactus@indianmesh.com We will strive to address your feedback and concerns in a timely and effective manner.

EVENTS

Definitions

"Account" means the account successfully opened by the User by their Facebook login or sign up "
"Company" means Indianmesh Pvt Ltd or any of its assignee incorporated under the [Indian] Companies Act, 1956."
"Events" means all the events that have been posted by any user on minkchatter.com or other event listing website or event ticketing website.
These events can be public or private events. They are divided into 3 categories local,national and global . It also includes the events that are created by users on the website which can then be posted on Facebook or any other event listing website or event ticketing website as per the company policies and user preference.
"Locations" means all the places that have been posted by organiser on website .

Services

Users are entitled to use the Services including inter alia viewing and creating of events, viewing and creating of locations, viewing and communication with friends and friends of friends, promoting events or locations, as per information provided on the website from time to time.
For any event or location where payment is required, the company may provide a facility for the same.
The Company reserves the right to change the nature of Services at its sole discretion.

Membership Process

You may browse the site and view content without registering, but as a condition to using certain aspects of the Service, you are required to register with the website and represent, warrant and covenant that you provide the website with accurate and complete registration and to keep your registration information accurate and up-to-date. Failure to do so shall constitute a breach of these Terms of Use, which may result in immediate termination of your user account. We recommend, but do not require, that you use your own name as your User Name so your friends can recognize you more easily. These conditions are defined by the company and the company reserves the right to update them from time to time without providing any notice to the users. We recommend, but do not require, that you use your own Facebook credentials as your Username so your friends can recognize you more easily.

Maintenance

The Company may at its sole discretion and without assigning any reason whatsoever at any time deactivate or/and suspend the User's access to the Website and/or the Services (as the case may be) without giving any prior notice, to carry out system maintenance or/and upgrading or/and testing or/and repairs or/and other related work. Without prejudice to any other provisions of this Agreement, the Company shall not be liable to indemnify the User for any loss or/and damage or/and costs or/and expense that the User may suffer or incur, and no fees or/and charges payable by the User to the Company shall be deducted or refunded or rebated, as a result of such deactivation or/and suspension.

Payment

The Company uses a third-party payment processor (the 'Payment Processor') to link your credit card account to the Services (your 'Card Account') for use of the Card Services. The processing of payments or credits, as applicable, in connection with the Card Services will be subject to the terms, conditions and privacy policies of the Payment Processor and your credit card issuer in addition to this Agreement. The Company is not responsible for any error that occurs during any offer or special redemption process, including any error by the Payment Processor. In connection with your use of the Card Services, the Company will obtain certain transaction details, which the Company will use solely in accordance with our Privacy Policy. The Company reserves the right to, at its sole discretion; modify its pricing at any time upon advance notice on the Website. The Company in under no obligation to send personal notices to each of its Members.

No Liability for Third Party

If you enter into correspondence or engage in commercial transactions with third parties in connection with your use of the Services, such activity would be solely between you and the third party. The Company shall have no liability, obligation or responsibility for any such activity.

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold the Company, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees, harmless, including costs and attorneys' fees, from any claim or demand made by any third party due to or arising out of
(i) your access to the Website,
(ii) your use of the Services,
(iii) the violation of these Terms of Use by you, or
(iv) the infringement by you, or any third party using your account or User ID or password, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity.

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Indemnification

Subscriber agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Company, its affiliates and their respective directors, officers, employees and agents from and against all claims and expenses, including attorney's fees, arising out of the use of Indianmesh Private Limited?s venture Mink Chatter Mobile Application by Subscriber or Subscriber's Account.

Termination

Either the Company or Subscriber may terminate this Agreement at any time. Without limiting the foregoing, the Company shall have the right to immediately terminate Subscriber's Account in the event of any conduct by Subscriber which the Company, in its sole discretion, considers to be unacceptable, or in the event of any breach by Subscriber of this Agreement.

Trademarks

Mink Chatter, www.minkchatter.com,and/or any other trademarks and trade names being shown or used on the Mink Chatter Mobile Application and website are the property of their respective owners.

Third Party Content

The Company is a distributor (and not a publisher) of content supplied by third parties and Subscribers. Accordingly, the Company has no more editorial control over such content than does a public library, bookstore, or newsstand. Any opinions, advice, statements, services, offers, or other information or content expressed or made available by third parties, including information providers, Subscribers or any other user of Mink Chatter Mobile Application and website, are those of the respective author(s) or distributor(s) and not of the Company. Neither the Company nor any third-party provider of information guarantees the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any content, nor its merchantability or fitness for any particular purpose.

In many instances, the content available through Mink Chatter Mobile Application and website represents the opinions and judgements of the respective information provider, Subscriber, or other user not under contract with the Company. The Company neither endorses nor is responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any opinion, advice or statement made on Mink Chatter Mobile Application as well as website by anyone other than authorized the Company employee spokespersons while acting in their official capacities. Under no circumstances will the Company be liable for any loss or damage caused by a Subscriber's reliance on information obtained through the Mink Chatter Mobile Application and website. It is the responsibility of Subscriber to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advice or other content available through Mink Chatter Mobile Application and website. Please seek the advice of professionals, as appropriate, regarding the evaluation of any specific information, opinion, advice or other content.

Miscellaneous

This Agreement and any operating rules for Mink Chatter Mobile Application and website established by the Company constitute the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersede all previous written or oral agreements between the parties with respect to such subject matter. This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with the laws of India and courts in Chandigarh shall have the exclusive jurisdiction to entertain and try any dispute arising out of or in relation to this Contract. No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. The section headings used herein are for convenience only and shall not be given any legal import.

Disclaimer

The Company has provided or may provide links and pointers to Internet website and Mobile Application maintained by third parties. Neither the Company, its parent or subsidiary companies nor their affiliates operate or control in any respect any information, products or services on these third-party websites and Mobile Application. The materials in the Mink Chatter Mobile Application & website as well as the third-party websites and Mobile Application are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, the Company disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. The Company does not warrant that the functions contained in the materials will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site, or the server that makes it available, are free of viruses or other harmful components. The Company does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use or the results of the use of the materials in the Mink Chatter website and Mobile Application or in third-party websites and Mobile Applications in terms of their correctness, accuracy, timeliness, reliability or otherwise. Subscriber (and not the Company) assume the entire cost of all necessary maintenance, repair or correction.

Privacy

Indianmesh Private Limited
Sco 915 ,NAC Manimajra
Chandigarh ,India 160101
Email ? info@minkchatter .com

Any personal information identifying any visitor to the Mink Chatter Mobile Application or Subscriber ("Personal Information") if required, is asked for explicitly in the relevant page on the Mink Chatter Mobile Application. Personal Information is used to operate the Mink Chatter Mobile Application, and we may occasionally inform you of new features, services, and products from the Company.

We may place a text file called a "cookie" in the browser files of your computer. The cookie itself does not contain Personal Information although it will enable the Mink Chatter Mobile Application to relate your use of the Mink Chatter Mobile Application to information that you have specifically and knowingly provided to the Mink Chatter Mobile Application.

If at any time you believe the Mink Chatter Mobile Application and website have not adhered to these principles, please notify us by e-mail to info@minkchatter.com and we will use all commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and correct the problem.

TRAVEL

GENERAL TERMS OF USE & SERVICE

The website www.minkchatter.com (the "Site") is published and maintained by Indian Mesh Private Limited ("Company"), a company incorporated and existing in accordance with the laws of India. When you access, browse or use this Site, you accept, without limitation or qualification, the terms and conditions set forth herein. When you access any of the sub-Site (whether belonging to an 'associate' of Company or otherwise) through this Site, then such sub-Site may have its own terms and conditions, which are specific to such sub-Site. These Terms and Conditions of use and any additional terms posted on this Site together constitute the entire agreement between Company and you with respect to your use of this Site.

SITE AND ITS CONTENTS

This Site is only for your personal use. You shall not distribute exchange, modify, sell or transmit anything you copy from this Site, including but not limited to any text, images, audio and video, for any business, commercial or public purpose.
As long as you comply with these Terms and Conditions of Use, Company grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to enter, view and use this Site. You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of this Site in any manner whatsoever.
Access to certain areas of the Site may only be available to registered members. To become a registered member, you may be required to answer certain questions or provide certain details. Answers to such questions or details required may be mandatory and/or optional. You represent and warrant that all information you supply to us, about yourself, and others, is true and accurate.
This site is for consumer use only. Any travel agent/tour operator/consolidator/aggregator should not use this site for individual/group bookings. In the event of bookings by any travel agent/tour operator/consolidator/aggregator through the Site are detected, the Company reserves the right, including without limitation, to cancel such bookings immediately without any notice to such travel agent/tour operator/aggregator/consolidator and/or to withhold payments/commissions thereto. The various discounts and offers mentioned on the Site are applicable to the Consumer for the purposes of end use only.
You are requested to report in the event you find any content on the Website which you deem is unlawful, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, fraudulent or otherwise objectionable, against any religious beliefs, spam, potentially infringing or is not authorized by the intellectual property rights owner or is violative of any applicable law. On receiving such report, the Company reserves the right to investigate and/or take such action as the Company may deem appropriate.

LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES

This Site may contain links to websites operated by parties other than Company. Company does not control such Sites and is not responsible for their content. Company's inclusion of hyperlinks to such Sites does not imply any endorsement of the material on such Sites or any association with their operators. If you decide to access any of the third party Sites linked to this Site, you do so entirely at your own risk.

OWNERSHIP

All materials on this Site, including but not limited to audio, images, software, text, icons and such like (the "Content"), are protected by copyright under international conventions and copyright laws. You cannot use the Content for any purpose, except as specified herein. You agree to follow all instructions so provided on this Site limiting the way you may use the Content.
There are a number of proprietary logos, service marks and trademarks found on this Site whether owned/used by Company or any other third party. By displaying them on this Site, Company is not granting you any license to utilize those proprietary logos, service marks, or trademarks. Any unauthorized use of the Content may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity, and civil and criminal statutes.
You may download such copy/copies of the Content to be used only by you for your personal use.

MINKCHATTER RIGHTS

If you send any communications or materials to the Site by electronic mail or otherwise, including any comments, data, questions, suggestions or the like, all such communications are, and will be treated by Company, as non-confidential.
You hereby give up any and all claim that any use of such material violates any of your rights including moral rights, privacy rights, proprietary or other property rights, publicity rights, rights to credit for material or ideas, or any other right, including the right to approve the way Company uses such material.
Any material submitted to this Site may be adapted, broadcast, changed, copied, disclosed, licensed, performed, posted, published, sold, transmitted or used by Company anywhere in the world, in any medium, forever.

TRANSMITTED MATERIAL

Internet transmissions are never completely private or secure. You understand that any message or information you send to this Site may be read or intercepted by others unless there is a special notice that a particular message (for example, credit card/debit card/bank information) is encrypted (send in code). Sending a message to Company does not cause Company to have any special responsibility to you.
The copyright in the contents of this Site belongs to Company. Accordingly, Company reserves all rights. Copying of part or all the contents of this Site without permission of Company is prohibited except to the extent that such copying/printing is necessary for the purposes of availing of the services.

DISCLAIMER

The material in this Site could include technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Company may make changes/modifications or improvements on the Site at any time. The materials on this Site are provided on an "As Is" basis, without warranties of any kind either expressed or implied. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable law, Company disclaims all warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
Company does not warrant that the functions contained in this Site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this Site or the servers that make it available are free of viruses or other harmful components, but shall endeavour to ensure your fullest satisfaction. Company does not warrant or make any representations regarding the use of or the result of the use of the material on the Site in terms of their correctness, accuracy, reliability, or otherwise, insofar as such material is derived from other service providers such as airlines, hotel owners and tour operators.
You acknowledge that this Site is provided only on the basis set out in these terms and conditions. Your uninterrupted access or use of this Site on this basis may be prevented by certain factors outside our reasonable control including, without limitation, the unavailability, inoperability or interruption of the Internet or other telecommunications services or as a result of any maintenance or other service work carried out on this Website. Company does not accept any responsibility and will not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever arising out of or in connection with any ability/inability to access or to use the Site.
You also acknowledge that through this Site, Company merely provides intermediary services in order to facilitate booking of tickets and hotel services to you. Company is not the last-mile service provider to you and therefore, Company shall not be or deemed to be responsible for any lack or deficiency of services provided by any person (travel/tour operator, hotel, facility or similar agency) you shall engage or hire or appoint pursuant to or resulting from, the material available in this Site.
Company will not be liable to you or to any other person for any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive or consequential loss, damage, cost or expense of any kind whatsoever and howsoever caused from out of your usage of this Site.
If for any reason, law does not permit exclusions of liability then, the liability of the Company shall be limited to such amount paid by the user and retained by the Company for the transaction in question.

GENERAL PROVISIONS

Company may add to, modify or remove any part of these Terms and Conditions of Use at any time as it may deem fit, without notice. Any changes to these Terms and Conditions of Use or any terms posted on this Site apply as soon as they are posted. By continuing to use this Site after any changes are posted, you are indicating your acceptance of those changes.
Company may add, change, discontinue, remove or suspend any other Content posted on this Site, including features and specifications of products described or depicted on the Site, temporarily or permanently, at any time, without notice and without liability. Company reserves the right to undertake all necessary steps to ensure that the security, safety and integrity of Company's systems as well as its clients and users interests are and remain, well-protected. Towards this end, Company may take various steps to verify and confirm the authenticity, enforceability and validity of orders placed by you. Company requests you to consult your local authorities and evaluate travel prohibitions,warnings, announcements, and advisories issued by them before booking travel to certain international destinations. By offering for sale travel to particular destinations, Company does not represent or warrant that travel to such point is advisable or without risk. Company does not accept liability for damages, losses, or delays that may result from improper documents for entry, exit, length of stay, or from travel to such destinations. Company reserves its exclusive right in its sole discretion to alter, limit or discontinue the Site or any material posted herein, in any respect. Company shall have no obligation to take the needs of any User into consideration in connection therewith. Company reserves its right to deny in its sole discretion any user access to this Site or any portion hereof without notice. No waiver by Company of any provision of these Terms and Conditions shall be binding except as set forth in writing and signed by its duly authorized representative.

DISPUTES

If any dispute arises between you and Company during your use of the Site or thereafter, in connection with and arising from your use or attempt to use this Site, the dispute shall be referred to arbitration. Both parties shall agree to a sole arbitrator. The place of arbitration shall be Delhi. The arbitration proceedings shall be in the English language.
The said arbitration proceedings shall be governed and construed in accordance with the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 and modifications thereof as in force at the relevant time.
These terms and conditions are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of India and any dispute shall exclusively be subject to the jurisdiction of the appropriate Courts situated at Delhi, India.
You acknowledge that pictures of the coupons/events/hotels/apartments as shown on the Site are indicative and may not be representative of the actual products.
The rates/prices of the coupons/events/hotels/apartments shown of the Site are quotation only and no blocking has been made. Prices/Taxes are subject to changes and availability. You are requested to confirm acceptance of the coupons/events/hotels/apartments customized for you by return email for a valid booking to be made.
Booking of coupons/events/hotels/apartments is subject to availability and confirmation of the coupons/events/hotels/apartments supplier. Special rates shall apply for peak seasons and the inclusions of such packages may vary without any notice.
You agree that the terms of the coupons/events/hotels/apartments may be subject to change at short notices due to circumstances beyond our or the suppliers control included but not limited to force majeure events etc.
In such cases we act only as an intermediary agent with only the role of a mediator. Even if you make a booking through us, the contract will be between the supplier and you and the general travel and contractual terms and conditions of the supplier shall apply. We are not a party to the contractual relationship.
By making a booking through our Site you make an offer to purchase the service from the supplier. We are authorized by each supplier to accept your offer on its behalf; this acceptance occurs when we send you a written confirmation of the booking and payment as per payment policy is received.
Before placing an order you are advised to check the description of the coupons/events/hotels/apartments carefully. By making a booking you agree to be bound by the conditions of booking included in the description.
Once we accept your booking on behalf of our suppliers, a legally binding contract is formed between you and the supplier of the service chosen by you.
The supplier's general travel and contractual terms and conditions are made available by us to you by means of a link or full text before the booking takes place and they will apply in addition to those set out here. The supplier's terms and conditions may include provisions relating to payment procedures, default, liability, cancellations, changes of bookings and refunds (if available) and any other restrictions.
Where there is a conflict between any information on our Site and these terms and conditions, these terms and conditions will apply in priority. Where there is a conflict between these terms and conditions and the supplier terms and conditions, the supplier's one will apply in priority.
We act as a mediator between you and the supplier and we cannot be held responsible for any non-performance of the contract.
We assume no liability for the performance of arranged services and we provide no guarantee with regard to their quality or fitness as represented. We do not as well supply any guarantee for the availability of services.
The responsibility lies with the supplier as direct organizer of the services purchased by you. We request you to obtain suitable insurances/other protective measures etc. to safeguard yourselves.
The suppliers providing their services through us are independent contractors and not our agents or our employees. We are not liable for their acts, errors, omissions, representations, warranties, breaches or negligence or for any personal injuries, death, property damage or other damages or expenses resulting therefrom. We have no liability and we will make no refund in the event of any delay, cancellation, overbooking, strike, force majeure or other causes beyond their direct control, and they have no responsibility for any additional expenses, omissions, delays, re-routing or acts of any government or authority.
We only commit ourselves to a careful choice and control of our suppliers. Incidentally the relevant supplier shall be liable in its own responsibility.
Your right to cancel your service or modify your booking is determined by the applicable terms and conditions of the supplier. In such cases it is your responsibility to inform us in writing of such request specifying your booking reference. The time of receipt by us of the declaration of cancellation shall be decisive for the time of withdrawal and cancellation fees to be applied by the supplier.

HOTEL/APARTMENT TERMS

APART FROM THE GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS, THE BELOW MENTIONED ARE THE SPECIFIC HOTEL/APARTMENT TERMS.

Mink Chatter act only as an intermediary agent with only the role of a mediator. Even if you make a booking through us, the contract will be between the supplier and you and the general travel and contractual terms and conditions of the supplier shall apply. We are not a party to the contractual relationship.
Hotels/Apartments may not allow local residents to check-in as guests . This is strictly subject to the Hotel/Apartment Policies and Mink Chatter will not be responsible for such check-in denials.
Hotels/Apartments reserves the right of admission. Unmarried/unrelated couples may not be allowed to check-in. Similarly accommodation can be denied to guests posing as a Couple if suitable proof of identification is not presented at check-in. Mink Chatter will not be responsible for any check-in denied by the hotel/apartment due to the aforesaid reason. No refund would be applicable in case the hotel denies check-in under such circumstances. Hotel/Apartment may deny check in to guests providing Id Proof of the same city as the hotel/apartment itself.
The hotel/apartment pictures/information on the website, including amenities and facilities are provided by the hotel/apartment. This information is for reference only. For any discrepancy that exists between the website pictures and actual settings, Mink Chatter is not liable and responsible.
It is mandatory for you to send the auto generated form filling your correct credit card details immediately to the hotel/apartment in order for the booking to be confirmed by the hotel/apartment.
The booking is not confirmed until the filled auto generated form is sent to the hotel/apartment The credit card details should be sent only via the auto generated form and in no other format.
Prior to the filling of the auto generated form being sent to the hotel/apartment by you, your booking is only provisional and hotel/apartment has no obligation to reserve a room for you. The hotel/apartment shall confirm your booking post authorising and verifying the credit card details.
The hotel/apartment may deny your booking if it is not able to authenticate and verify the credit card details as per its terms and conditions.
The Company does not store your credit card in details database as they are sent by you directly to the hotel/apartment and stored by the hotel/apartment.
The hotel/apartment might block your credit card for the amount of the booking as per the hotel's/apartment?s terms and conditions and the Company shall not be responsible for the same.
Check-in time and check-out time is as per hotel/apartment policy & terms. Early check-in or late check-out request is subject to availability and the hotel/apartment might charge you extra for it. Please note that the check-in time is subject to change as per hotel/apartment policy & seasonality.
Your stay does not include additional personal expenses like telephone charges, meals that aren't part of your meal plan, any hotel/apartment services you use (like laundry and room service) or tips. The hotel/apartment will charge you directly for these when you're checking out.
It is mandatory for guests to present valid photo identification at the time of check-in. According to government regulations, a valid Photo ID has to be carried by every person above the age of 18 staying at the hotel. The identification proofs accepted are Drivers License, Voters Card, and Passport. Without valid ID the guest will not be allowed to check in. Note- PAN Cards will not be accepted as a valid ID card.
The hotel/apartment reserves the right of admission. Accommodation can be denied to guests posing as a 'couple' if suitable proof of identification is not presented at check-in. Company will not be responsible for any check-in denied by the hotel/apartment due to the aforesaid reason.
Hotels/Apartments may charge a mandatory meal surcharge on festive periods e.g. Christmas/ New Year's Eve or other festivals as decided by the hotel/apartment. All additional charges (including mandatory meal surcharges) need to be cleared directly at the hotel/apartment.
Government has levied service tax on hotel room charges effective on stays from 1st May 2011. This tax may be required to be settled directly at the hotel.
Time Zone applicable for content displayed on the website shall be Indian Standard Time for all purposes unless explicitly mentioned otherwise.

ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS APPLICABLE FOR ALL HOTEL/APARTMENT OFFERS

Mink Chatter reserves the right to:
A. discontinue or extend the Cashback period without assigning any reasons whatsoever;

B. change/ amend / add /delete/ modify terms and conditions of this Cashback without assigning any reasons whatsoever. Customers acknowledge that they will not be personally advised of any such change/ amendment / addition /deletion/ modification. Customers are advised to check for any such change/ amendment / addition /deletion/ modification regularly. Customers hereby unconditionally agree to all such changes/ amendments/ additions/ deletions/ modifications.
All taxes, duties, levies or other statutory dues and charges payable in connection with the benefits accruing under the Cashback shall be borne solely by the Customer and Mink Chatter shall not be liable in any manner whatsoever for any such taxes, duties, levies or other statutory dues and charges.
Customers are requested to be accustomed, satisfy and agree to with these terms and conditions of the Cashback before participating in or making any purchase in relation to this Cashback. Participation in the Cashback is discretion of Customer.
Customers are not being charged extra for participating in the Cashback.
Liability of Mink Chatter shall be limited to the extent of the cashback to which Customer is entitled as per terms and conditions.
Decision of Mink Chatter in respect of Cashback, benefits or any matters related thereto shall be final and binding and no correspondence will be entertained in this behalf.
All disputes are subject to exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts in New Delhi only.
By participating in this Scheme, Customers agree to be bound by these terms and conditions and waive any right to claim ambiguity in these terms & conditions. Mink Chatter does not provide any warranties with regard to the quality or fitness for any purpose of the hotels/apartments available under the Cashback. Customers agree to release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless Mink Chatter, and its directors, officers, employees and agents, from and against any claims, damages or liability due to any injuries or losses to any person (including death) or property of any kind resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, use, or loss of any Cashback related benefit/hotel/apartment booking, or participation in any Cashback-related activity or participation herein. All other standard terms and conditions applicable are listed on www.minkchatter.com.
APART FROM THE GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS, THE BELOW MENTIONED ARE THE SPECIFIC PAY AT HOTEL/APARTMENT TERMS.
It is mandatory for you to send the auto generated form filling your correct credit card details immediately to the hotel/apartment in order for the booking to be confirmed by the hotel/apartment.
The booking is not confirmed until the filled auto generated form is sent to the hotel/apartment.
The credit card details should be sent only via the auto generated form and in no other format. Prior to the filled the auto generated form being sent to the hotel/apartment by you, your booking is only provisional and hotel/apartment has no obligation to reserve a room for you.
The hotel/apartment shall confirm your booking post authorising and verifying the credit card details.
The hotel/apartment may deny your booking if it is not able to authenticate and verify the credit card details as per its terms and conditions.
The Company does not store your credit card in details database as they are sent by you directly to the hotel/apartment and stored by the hotel/apartment.
The hotel/apartment might block your credit card for the amount of the booking as per the hotel's/apartment?s terms and conditions and the Company shall not be responsible for the same.

CANCELLATION POLICY:

The Cancellation Policies of the Hotels/Apartments are dynamic and may change from time to time. The Cancellation policy of the Hotel/Apartment may change in the interim period of booking and date of stay of the Guest. The Cancellation Policy prevailing at the time of check in/cancellation of the booking by the Customer will be the applicable policy. Hotels/Apartments being booked may have their own cancellation policy and may charge user accordingly.
In the event of Cancellation the money shall be debited from your credit card directly by the Hotel/Apartment as per Cancellation Policy of the Hotel/Apartment. Cancellations can be done online as well as through our call-centre.
Only those cancellation requests which are made either online or on the phone to our customer support team shall be entertained. The Company shall not be liable to entertain any cancellation requests made directly to the hotel/apartment without intimating the Company and also through any other medium including, but not limited to, SMS or e-mail. If you don't show up at the hotel/apartment, you'll still be charged the entire amount and hotel/apartment will debit the amount from your card directly.

MODIFICATIONS & REFUNDS:

The company do not accept amendment request to the hotel/apartment reservation if the check in is within 48 Hours.
The Company doesn't support changes and modifications to online bookings once they're made.
All the refunds shall be done by the Hotel/Apartment directly to you and the Company is not responsible to ensuring any refunds whatsoever.
Your bank may debit its own separate charges from refunds made to your credit card or bank account.

GENERAL TERMS

By using this Website you agree that you are at least 18 years old in order to upload the Content on the website.
You warrant and represent that you have no personal or business relationship with the Company and have not been offered any incentive or payment from the Company to write and upload any Content The Company is not liable for any direct or indirect damages arising from the use of the Content.
You shall not make any statements about yourself or any other person which are false or capable of being misunderstood or misrepresented in any manner. It is a condition of your use of this Website that you shall not upload any content that:
Is deliberately or negligently false;
Is abusive, threatening, inflammatory, offensive, defamatory, coercive, obscene, belligerent, glorifying violence, vulgar, sexually explicit, pornographic or otherwise objectionable;
Is racist, promotes illegal activity, incitement of the masses, bigotry or hatred;
violates or infringes any applicable law;
you are not authorized to propagate;
contains viruses, corrupted data or other harmful, disruptive or destructive files;
Is unrelated to the area of the Web site where it is posted; or
Contains un authorised links or similar entities or is capable of interfering with the functioning of foreign data processing equipment/installations, in particular computers.
Please note that we do not edit or control the content posted or distributed on the Website by users. In the event that any user violates any of the above restrictions or the following terms concerning the posting or uploading of Content The Company reserves the right to delete, modify or add content without prior or later notice and without explanations and/or reason.
Grant of rights - By posting or uploading Content on the Website you agree that you have full rights and authority to do so and have obtained any necessary approvals and consents from third parties where applicable. You acknowledge and agree that your Content is non-confidential and non-proprietary.
You hereby grant the Company and its affiliates a free of charge, irrevocable, permanent, transferable, fully sub-licensable and worldwide right to use your Content in any form and in any medium which is now known or devised at a later date (including but not limited to print, on the internet (including but not limited to www.goibibo.com, television and mobile communication platforms).
You permit us to use your name which you provide to us alongside any Content you submit and acknowledge that the we may choose to provide attribution of your comments or reviews at our discretion.
You grant the Company the right to take legal action against any person or entity that violates yours or the Company's rights in the Content by a breach of these terms of use. Please note that if you violate one or more of these terms of use, you will indemnify us to the full extent of any claims by any third party.

FURTHER SPECIFIC TERMS AND CONDITIONS GOVERNING THE USE OF CONTACT FORUMS AND MESSAGING VIA THE PRIVATE MAILING SYSTEM

You agree that where you contact us and any third parties by using the Website, its private message system and/or a contact forum, you will not write or send any content which: Is abusive, threatening, offensive, defamatory, coercive, obscene, belligerent, glorifying violence, vulgar, sexually explicit, pornographic or otherwise objectionable and/or actionable/illicit;
Is contrary to any applicable law, especially violates third parties' intellectual property rights;
Is commercial advertisement or any other undesired advertisement (e.g. spam), and Is otherwise in breach of any other part of these terms and conditions of use.
The Company retains the right to temporarily or permanently ban any user/s who are in breach of these or any other part of these terms and conditions.

ACCESS FOR HOTEL/APARTMENT AND HOTEL/APARTMENT PICTURE UPLOAD

A manager or other suitably senior person in charge of a hotel/apartment may write news and hints concerning his hotel/apartment, or upload pictures and offer these to users on the Website.

THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND WHEN VIEWING CONTENT

Hotel/Apartment, pictures, videos and related other Content which are available through the Website originate from third parties and represent the opinion of the respective third party user. If some time has passed since the posting, transmission, or uploading of Content it should be borne in mind that circumstances, hotels/apartments etc. might have changed.
PLEASE BE AWARE THAT BY PROVIDING INFORMATION ABOUT A DESTINATION, WE ARE NOT SUGGESTING THAT TRAVEL TO SUCH PLACES IS ADVISABLE OR RISK FREE. WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OR LOSSES THAT MAY RESULT FROM YOU DECIDING TO TRAVEL TO SUCH DESTINATIONS. LIABILITY AND DISCLAIMER
The Company does not guarantee or warrant the completeness, correctness, accuracy or quality of any User Content.
On this basis, we would recommend that you should get in touch with authorities, embassies, tourist information desks and other applicable institutions in order to help verify the accuracy of the Content.
The Company cannot guarantee the correctness, completeness, accuracy or quality of the Content.
Please note that user Content represents the views of the individual use and does not represent a statement, opinion recommendation or rating by the Company. The Website and content may be used it at your own risk.
The Company expressly reserves the right to block, modify, add to and/or delete all or part of the Website, or any of its other websites, whether temporarily or permanently. You are responsible for ensuring that you have the necessary IT equipment to use the Website.
The Company does not guarantee or warrant that the Website is free of viruses, worms, Trojan horses or any other malicious codes which could have a destructive, vitiating, disruptive or other negative impact.

NOTHING IN THESE TERMS OF USE SHALL LIMIT OR EXCLUDE OUR LIABILITY (IF ANY) TO YOU FOR: A BREACH OF YOUR CONSUMER RIGHTS; FRAUD OR FRAUDULENT MISREPRESENTATION; PERSONAL INJURY OR DEATH RESULTING FROM OUR NEGLIGENCE; OR ANY OTHER MATTER FOR WHICH IT WOULD BE ILLEGAL FOR US TO EXCLUDE, OR ATTEMPT TO EXCLUDE OUR LIABILITY. TRADEMARKS, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, COPYRIGHT

We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights (copyright, trademarks, patents, design rights etc.) in our Website, and in the content published on it.
Any content published on the Website (e.g. software, products, trademarks such as logos etc., information, reports, pictures and graphics) is protected by national and international laws and agreements. Content concerning travel services, prices and taxes has been provided to the Company by travel agencies, and/or related service institutions.
The Company cannot guarantee the correctness, completeness, accuracy or quality of the Content.
Please note that user Content represents the views of the individual use and does not represent a statement, opinion recommendation or rating by the Company.
Any kind of copying, duplication, distribution, commercial exploitation, modification, adding and/or deletion is prohibited, including the integration of any content on external websites, for example through interlinks, deep links, or frames.

COMPENSATION

You agree to defend and fully compensate Company and its affiliates and any of their officers, directors, employees and agents from and against any claims, causes of action, demands, recoveries, losses, damages, fines, penalties or other costs or expenses of any kind or nature, including but not limited, to reasonable legal and accounting fees, brought by third parties as a result of: Your breach of these terms of use or the documents referenced herein;
Your violation of any applicable law including but not limited to violation of intellectual property rights of a third party; or Your use of this Website.

PRIVACY POLICY

Data protection is an important subject to Company. Any personal data, which you provide by using the Website, is used in accordance with applicable data protection regulations and our privacy policy.

MODIFICATION OF TERMS OF USE

The Company reserves the right to modify or supplement these terms of use for regulatory, legal, technical or any other reason with future effect by placing an advance notice on the Website. The notice will include the date of planned change and the consequences for users.
Registered users of the Company will get additional information about planned change of terms of use via e-mail.

GOVERNING LAW AND FORUM

These terms and conditions are governed by and shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of India and any dispute shall exclusively be subject to the jurisdiction of the appropriate Courts situated at Delhi, India.

SEVERABILITY CLAUSE

If any part of these terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remaining provisions of these terms of use shall continue in effect.

Privacy Policy

1. General Principles
Protecting your privacy is very important to us. We have developed this Privacy Policy to protect your personal information and keep it confidential.
We do everything we reasonably can to protect your rights of privacy on systems and websites controlled by us, but we are not liable for any unauthorised or unlawful disclosures of your personal and confidential information made by third parties who are not subject to our control, for example advertisers and websites that have links to our Site. You should take note that the information and privacy practices of our business partners, advertisers, sponsors or other sites to which we provide hyperlinks, may be different from ours.
We also cannot warrant the security of the information, which you transmit to us.
We categorise information about you (collectively referred to as "Personal Information") as follows:
Profiling Information: Information which you provide when you Subscribe or register for a Service Information about your personal identity such as race, gender, marital status, religion, age etc.; Your financial information such as your banking details and any information relating to your income and lifestyle levels; and Your contact details such as your physical addresses, postal addresses, telephone and fax numbers and the like.
Payment and Account Information: Your account history with us including (without limitation) all billing information and communications, payment history etc. We maintain this in encrypted form on secure servers Service Usage: Information about your navigation using our Services, for example the URLs of websites, which you visit and from which you request downloads.
Log information: Information such as your web request, IP address, browser type, browser language, date and time of request. Transactional Information: Transactional history (other than banking details) about your e-commerce activities.
Correspondence Information: Content, information about your correspondents, and the destination/origin of communications between you and any other person using our Services, which include email communications, blog, chat room and discussion board communications, instant message communications, experts forum communications, faxmail communications, membership of mailing lists etc. User IDs: Your usernames, passwords, email addresses and other security-related information used by you in relation to our Services.
Stored Information: Data either created by you or by a third party and which you wish to store on our servers such as image files, documents etc. We only collect your Personal Information to conduct our business and to enable us to deliver and improve our Services.
We will only disclose your Personal Information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If we want to use it for any other purpose, we will obtain your prior written consent. If you decline to submit personal information to us, then we will unfortunately not be in a position to provide the Services to you.
Any of your information which you provide when you use our Services in an unencrypted manner and/or to an open, public environment or forum including (without limitation) any blog, chat room, albums, community, classifieds or discussion board, is not confidential, does not constitute Personal Information, and is not subject to protection under Privacy Policy. Since such public environments are accessible by third parties, it is possible that third parties may collect and collate and use such information for their own purposes. You should accordingly be careful when deciding to share any of your Personal Information in such public environments. Information, which is disclosed publicly, is also shared with our affiliates, third party service providers, sponsors of competitions etc. unless expressly stated otherwise.
We are not liable to you or any third party for any damages (as defined in clause 14 of the Terms and Conditions of our Site.) that you or any third party may suffer howsoever arising from your disclosure of Personal Information in any public environment. You accordingly disclose information in a public environment at your own risk. If you are no longer interested in receiving e-mail announcements and other marketing information from us, or you want us to remove any PII that we have collected about you, Click here to tell us your issue or go to www.minkchatter.com
We use third-party service providers to serve ads on our behalf across the Internet and sometimes on this site. They may collect anonymous information about your visits to our website, and your interaction with our products and services. They may also use information about your visits to this and other websites to target advertisements for goods and services. This anonymous information is collected through the use of a pixel tag, which is industry standard technology used by most major websites. No personally identifiable information is collected or used in this process. They do not know the name, phone number, address, email address, or any personally identifying information about the user.

2. Right to collect
By accepting the Terms you agree that we may collect and store your Personal Information as long as you Subscribe to or use our Services subject to the limitations set out in this Privacy Policy. We collect your Profiling and Account Information for the following reasons:
We need your identity details, contact details, banking information and account history to manage our relationship with you and provide Services to you. We will only disclose this information as provided for in clause 3 below. We use certain of your information in an aggregated form to compile statistical and demographical profiles for our business and marketing activities. We may disclose such information about you, provided that the information is in an aggregated form that is not capable of being used or interpreted in such a manner as to identify you.
We collect and store your Service Usage and Transactional Information to:
determine and verify the Service Charges payable by you and to administer our relationship with you; comply with any statutory or regulatory requirement;
compile statistical and demographical profiles about you for our business and marketing activities and to customise our Services to you. While we are entitled to use such information about you for our own internal business purposes without limitation, we will only disclose it in a non-aggregated form which is not capable of being used or interpreted in such a manner as to identify you; and monitor your use of our Services for the purposes of ensuring compliance with our User Rules.
We collect and store your Correspondence Information and Personal Identifiers to: comply with our obligations under clause 3 below; and monitor your use of our Services in order to ensure your compliance with our User Rules as provided for in clause 3 below. We will only disclose Correspondence Information and Personal Identifiers under clause 3 below.
We may scan your Stored Information to ensure that you comply with clause 3 below.
Any Personal Information which we collect and which we may use in an aggregated format is our property. We may use it, in our sole discretion and without any compensation to you, for any legitimate purpose including (without limitation) the commercial sale thereof to third parties.
Some of our own websites use "cookies" so that we can provide you with more customised information when you return to our website. "Cookies" are used to store user preferences and to track user trends, so as to enhance your interactive experience and generally improve our Services to you. You can set your browser to notify you when you are sent a "cookie", giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. If you do accept a "cookie", you thereby agree to our use of any Personal Information collected by us using that Cookie.
You may update your Profiling Information at any time by using the personalise function.
You acknowledge and agree that in the interests of improving personalisation and Service efficiency, we may, under controlled and secure circumstances, share your Personal Information with our affiliates (an entity which is our subsidiary or holding company or a subsidiary of our holding company or an entity which controls, is controlled by or is under common control with us).

3. General exceptions
If we are required to intercept, disclose, monitor and/or store your Personal Information: by law; to conduct our business; to secure our systems; or to enforce our own rights, we will do so in the manner as prescribed by legislation.
Such interception, disclosure, monitoring and storage may take place without your knowledge. In that case, we will not be liable to you or any third party for any damages (as defined in the clause 14 of the Terms and Conditions of our Site) howsoever arising from such interception, disclosure, monitoring and storage. In order to ensure that all our Users comply with the User Rules, we may monitor your Personal Information to the extent that this may be required to determine compliance and/or to identify instances of non-compliance.
To ensure that the security and integrity of our Services are safeguarded, we may monitor your Personal Information. This monitoring may include (without limitation) the filtering of incoming and outgoing electronic data messages to identify, limit and/or prevent the transmission of spam, viruses and/or unlawful, defamatory, obscene or otherwise undesirable material or content.
We may under certain circumstances procure an element of the Services from a third party service provider for example we may use third party advertising companies to serve advertisements when you visit our Website. To the extent that it may be necessary, and solely for the purposes of providing the Service to you, you agree that we may disclose to such third party any of your Personal Information that may be necessary for the procurement of services from the third party. These companies may also use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. More information about this practice and your choices about not having this information used by these companies would be available with the respective third parties.
In addition to the general limitation in the Terms, we will not be liable to you or any other third party for any damages (as defined in the clause 14 of the Terms and Conditions of our Site) suffered by you or any other third party howsoever arising from the disclosure of your Personal Information. Your only remedy under such circumstances will be to end this agreement.