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Terms of Use

Welcome to the Terms of Use for www.hcltech.com hosted by HCL Technologies Ltd. (“HCL”). These Terms of Use describe the terms on which you may access and browse through this Website. In order to become a member to this Website, you must read and accept all of these Terms of Use along with Disclaimer. Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits. In the event you do not agree to be bound by these Terms of Use, you may not use nor access this Website or at any time after becoming a member, if you so desire, may opt out of the membership of the online forum.

We reserve the right to modify these Terms of Use at any time, and without proper notice, by posting amended Terms of Use on this Website.  Your use of this Website indicates your acceptance of the amended Terms of Use.
 
Therefore, for your own interest, you are advised to go through the Terms of Use periodically.
  • This Website, under the name and style “www.hcltech.com” is an online forum in the form of medium that has been formed to enable visitors, including Current or Potential Customers, Alliance Partners or Potential Alliance Partners, Financial and Industry Analysts, Investors, Vendors / Suppliers, Media & Journalists, Job seekers, Current and Former employees, Researchers or Academicians, and others, to gather information about HCL and to interact with HCL by sharing their queries through the website contact forms.

 

  • The membership of this Website is available to all filling the website Contact Us, Event Registration or Information Download form(s). The member / user of the website, having the some privilege rights for downloading exclusive information like White Papers. The rights of the membership is purely on the discretion of HCL and site administrator. Users/Members cannot have more than one active account. Further, Users/Members are not entitled to sell, trade or otherwise transfer their membership to any other person/entity. If you do not qualify, you must not opt to become member of this online forum.

 

  • You understand and agree that HCL reserves all rights to immediately terminate/remove your membership and access to this Website without prior notice and showing any reason, if it suspects breaches or violations of these Terms of Use or other incorporated agreements/guidelines or requests by law enforcement or other government agencies or unexpected technical issues or problems or any other reason that HCL reasonably believes good for such termination/removal. You further understand and agree that all terminations shall be made in HCL’s sole discretion and that HCL shall not be liable to you nor any third party for any termination of your account or access to this Website.

 

  • We may conduct surveys, polls, contests on this Website from time to time. The opinion / Responses from Members will kept confidential. In case of contests, the winner information and prize(s), if any, will be sent through post/courier to the recipient's registered address as captured in this Website.  

 

  • The use of this Website is governed by these Terms of Use along with Disclaimer of this Website. HCL may refuse membership to any user for any or no reason without prior notice.

 

  • Member is and shall be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of his/her password and account, and is/shall be fully responsible for all activities that take place under his/her password or account with or without member’s knowledge. In the event member provides his/her login and password details to another person, member’s privileges may be suspended temporarily or terminated. Member agrees to immediately notify to HCL of any unauthorized use of password or account of any other breach of security. HCL cannot and shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from member’s not complying with the provisions of this section.

 

  • During the course of using this Website, members/users may provide information about themselves which may be visible to certain other members/users. You understand and agree that by posting comments, materials and content on the site including without limitation feedback and other communications irrespective of nature shall be deemed to be non-confidential and member is granting to HCL a royalty-free, non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable transferable license (with the right to sublicense) to use, copy, publicly perform, publicly display, reformat, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part) and distribute such content for any purpose, commercial, advertising, or otherwise, on or in connection with this Website or the promotion thereof, to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such content, and to grant and authorize sub-licenses of the foregoing. Additionally, you understand and agree that HCL retains the right to excerpt, translate or reformat any materials submitted by you. You understand and agree that HCL is free to depict, distribute and publicly display such materials, communications and feedback without any kind of limitation or obligation including without limitation member’s name and image.  HCL shall be free to use any concepts, ideas, know-how or techniques contained in such materials or communications or feedback for any purpose. Opting to become member of Website will be construed as agreeing to these Terms of Use along with Disclaimer.

 

  • You understand and agree that all information publicly posted or privately transmitted through this Website is the sole responsibility of the person from whom such content originated and that HCL shall not be liable for any errors or omissions in any content. You understand and agree that HCL cannot guarantee the identity of any other Users/Members with whom you may interact in the course of using/becoming the member of this Website. HCL cannot guarantee the authenticity of any data which users may provide about themselves or relationships they may describe.

 

  • Endorsing the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all applicable laws/local rules including without limitation the rules with regard to online conduct and acceptable content.

 

  • You understand and agree not to use this Website to:
  1. Post/upload content or initiate communication which are unlawful, obscene, discriminatory, libelous, abusive or otherwise objectionable
  2. Undertake any illegal activity, including but not limited to violation of applicable laws or conspiring to violate laws
  3. Falsely state, impersonate or otherwise misrepresent your identity in any manner whatsoever including but not limited to the use of a pseudonym, or misrepresenting your current or previous positions and qualifications, or your affiliations with a person or entity, past or present
  4. Upload, post, email or transmit or otherwise make available any content or initiate communication that infringes upon patents, trademarks, trade secrets, copyrights or other proprietary rights of respective owners
  5. Upload, email, transmit, post or otherwise make available any unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or promotional materials, junk mails, spam, chain letters, pyramid schemes or any other form or solicitation
  6. Upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment
  7. Stalk or otherwise harass other Users/Members
  8. Collect or store personal data and content of other Users/Members
  • You understand and agree that you shall also adhere to the following guidelines while uploading/posting any content/material on this Website:
  1. The content/material provided must be original and not copied from third party resources
  2. If quotes are to be included that these must not exceed a paragraph and authorship must be attributed to the author of the paragraph
  3. The user/member/contributor is solely responsible for content/material provided to this Website and undertakes that the content/material provided does not infringe any third party copyright
  4. The user/member/contributor agrees that content/material provided also does not violate any laws relating to communal harmony, defamation, and obscenity etc.
  5. The user/member/contributor agrees not to provide any content/material which may violate his company / institution / entity’s ethical/ legal guidelines/ code of conduct
  6. In consideration of participating as a user/ /Contributor/ member, by providing content/material, the /contributor/ member agrees that Website / HCL is provided a non-exclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide license to publish the content so provided in any form whatsoever.
  • HCL makes no warranty that:
  1. This Website or its contents or quality will meet user’s/member’s requirements
  2. The access to this Website will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or effort-free
  3. The results that may be obtained from the use of this online forum will be accurate or reliable
  4. Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of this online forum is done at your own discretion and risk that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material
  • Any use in any manner of manual or automated software, devices, techniques or other processes/procedures to “crawl” or “spider” any web pages contained in this Website is strictly prohibited. You understand and agree not to supervise, monitor or copy or allow other to supervise, monitor or copy web pages or the content of this Website. You understand and agree not to frame or edit or otherwise replicate the appearance or features or functions of this Website. You understand and agree not to take any action or allow any one to do so that hinders or obstructs or interferes with the working of or places an inappropriate load on our infrastructure to host this Website.

 

  • HCL reserves the right to screen, filter and/or monitor information provided by you and to edit, refuse to distribute or remove the same. Since we do not have the ability to, control or actively monitor content we don’t guarantee its accuracy, integrity or quality. Because community standards vary and individuals sometimes choose not to comply with our policies and practices in the process of using our Website, you may be exposed to content that you find offensive or objectionable.  You can contact Digital@hcl.com to let us know of content that you find objectionable. We may investigate the complaints violations of our policies that come to our attention and may take any action that we believe is in compliance with prevalent law, appropriate, including without limitation to issuing warnings, removing the content or terminating accounts and/or memberships. However, because situations and interpretations vary, we also reserve the right not to take action. Under no circumstances will we be liable in any way for any content, including but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of, access to, or denial of access to any content on the Website.

 

  • Any information submitted by you must be personal and relate specifically to you. You hereby warrant that the information, which you submit and/or distribute, will not infringe the intellectual property, privacy or any other rights of any third party, and will not contain anything which is libelous, defamatory, obscene, seditious, indecent, harassing or threatening. If relevant, HCL reserves the right to screen, filter and/or monitor information provided by you and to edit, refuse to distribute or remove the same.

 

  • By accepting these terms of use you also agree to fully indemnify HCL and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, directors, agents, and employees from any claims, civil or criminal, arising against HCL, from any posting attributed to your Subscriber identity and arising out of your breach of the Terms of Use and policies or documents they incorporates by reference, or your violation of any law, rules or regulation. You also agree that HCL is not responsible for any objectionable posting as more fully set out in these Terms of Use.

 

  • HCL cannot accept responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft, destruction, alteration of, or unauthorized access to entries, or entries lost or delayed whether or not arising during operation or transmission as a result of server functions, virus, worms or other causes outside its control.

 

  • You accept that any claims arising against HCL shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the High Court at New Delhi and the laws of India shall apply therein.

 

  • Users/members are requested to refer to Disclaimer displayed separately on the relevant page(s) of this Website. Your usage of this Website shall be construed and deemed as an acceptance of these Terms of Use and Disclaimer displayed on relevant pages and amended from time to time. It is also understood that your acceptance of the Disclaimer will amount to a waiver by you in respect of any claims that you may have against HCL arising from the content posted herein, your usage of this Website or interaction with any other User/Member, back end team member, room editor, and mentor associated with this Website.