Terms of Service


  • TERMS OF USE

    This Terms of Use (“Terms of Use”) is a legal agreement between you (“You”, “Your”, “User”) and Newsd (“Newsd”, “We”, “Our”, “Us”) and governs Your use of the Newsd website i.e. www.newsd.in (“Website”). The Terms of Use provides information about Us, the terms and conditions of use and browsing of the Website for reading the news.

    This Terms of Use is an electronic record in terms of applicable laws, including the Information Technology Act, 2000 and Rules thereunder, generated by a computer system and does not require any physical or digital signatures. This Terms of Use is published in accordance with the provisions of inter alia Rule 3 (1) of the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 that require us to publish the rules and regulations, privacy policy and terms of use for access or usage of our website.

    ACCESSING, BROWSING OR OTHERWISE USING THE WEBSITE INDICATES YOUR CONSENT TO ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS UNDER THESE TERMS OF USE, SO PLEASE READ THE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE PROCEEDING. By browsing and using this Website, You agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set forth in this Terms of Use along with other Newsd Policies as amended from time to time, including the Privacy Policy.

    The domain name of the Website, i.e., www.newsd.in is owned by Newsd Media Private Limited, a company incorporated under the Companies Act, 2013 with its registered office at contactus@newsd.in

    We reserve the right, at Our sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion/s from these Terms of Use at any time without any prior written notice to You. Your continued use of the Website pursuant to any such changes or modifications will be considered an implied acceptance and You shall be bound by the same.

    If you have any queries regarding the Terms of Use or have any complaints about the Website, please email us at contactus@newsd.in

    As long as You comply with these Terms of Use, We grant You a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited privilege to enter and use the Website.

    1. Rights of User

    • (1.1.) Subject to the terms and conditions of this Terms of Use, Newsd grants You a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable and revocable right to use the Website (for the purpose of this Terms of Use, the words ‘use the Website’, includes the browsing, accessing, visiting or the Website including any sub-pages of the main domain Website) on any computer device owned or controlled by You, which can access the Website.
    • (1.2.) You agree, undertake and confirm that You are only permitted to use the Website for accessing the news content posted by us on the Website.
    • (1.3.) The Website may be accessed free of charge, or in any other manner determined by Newsd from time to time. Provided however that in order to access the latest news updates and news contents, You are required to have access to uninterrupted internet connection.
    • (1.4.) The Website domain, including, without limitation, its object code and source code, whether or not provided to You, is strictly confidential to Newsd. Newsd (or its licensors) owns exclusively and reserves all the right of the Website and You may not exercise any right, title, and interest in and to the Website, including, without limitation, all intellectual property rights in and to the Website, except to the extent of the limited Website use license granted to You in this Terms of Use. You acknowledge and agree that the software and all ideas, methods, algorithms, formulae, trade dress, processes, and concepts used in developing or incorporated into the software, all future updates and upgrades, and all other improvements, revisions, corrections, bug-fixes, hot- fixes, patches, modifications, enhancements, releases, DATs, signature sets, upgrades, and policy and database updates and other updates in, of, or to the software, all derivative works based upon any of the foregoing, and all copies of the foregoing are trade secrets and proprietary property of Newsd, having great commercial value to Newsd.
    • (1.5.) You hereby acknowledge and concede that the use, access and availing the facilities of the Website shall be governed by the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You hereby agree that You shall be bound by the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use and shall act in accordance with the said documents./li>

    2. No Warranty and Disclaimers

    • (2.1.) YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE WEBSITE MAY CONTAIN BUGS AND ERRORS. YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK, AND THE WEBSITE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. NEWSD AND ITS AFFILIATES EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
    • (2.2.) Newsd makes no representations or guarantees that the Website will be free from any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like which may be transmitted to or through the Website by any third party, and/or any errors or omissions in any content or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any contents accessed by the You through the Website.
    • (2.3.) Newsd makes no guarantees, representations, or warranties that use or results of the Website will be accurate, timely, reliable, uninterrupted, or without errors. Without prior notice, Newsd may modify, suspend, or discontinue any part or all of the Website or use of the Website by You. In such event, Newsd will not be liable to You or any third party.

    3. Limitation of Liability

    • (3.1.) YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE THAT NEWSD AND ITS AFFILIATES WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA, COST OF PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES, OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF THE PARTY YOU ARE SEEKING DAMAGES AGAINST HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR IN ANY WAY RELATING TO THE WEBSITE.
    • (3.2.) Newsd makes no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents available through the Website and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents available through the Website.
    • (3.3.) No warranty of any kind, implied, expressed or statutory, including but not limited to the warranties of non-infringement of third party rights, title, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and freedom from computer virus, is given with respect to the contents available through the Website or its links to other internet resources as may be available to You through the Website.
    • (3.4.) Reference on the Website to any specific commercial products, processes, or services, or the use of any trade, firm or corporation name is for the information and convenience of the public, and does not constitute endorsement, recommendation, or favouring by Newsd.
    • (3.5.) Your correspondence or business dealings with, or participation in promotions of, advertisers found on or through the Website, including payment and delivery of related products or services, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such dealings, are solely between You and such advertiser. We shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as the result of any such dealings or as the result of the presence of such advertisers on the Website.

    4. Limitation of Liability

    • (4.1.) The copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property rights in the contents of the Website (including, without limitation, all designs, logos, names, text code, processes, data, information links) are owned by Newsd. No license or right is granted and Your use of and/or the Website therein shall not constitute by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right of use. As such, You shall not reproduce, transmit, republish, upload, post, perform, broadcast, adapt, parody, distribute, display, license and/or alter in whole or in part any of the foregoing in any manner without the express permission from Newsd.
    • (4.2.) Newsd makes no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the contents available through the Website and expressly disclaims liability for errors and omissions in the contents available through the Website.4.2. Newsd respects the intellectual property of others and requires that users of the Website do the same. When You use the Website, You may not upload, store, share, display, post, e-mail, transmit or otherwise make available any material that infringes any copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights of any person or entity.

    5. Acceptable Use

      • (5.1.) All information & content available on or through the Website (“Content”) is protected by copyright. You are prohibited from modifying, copying, distributing, transmitting, displaying, publishing, selling, licensing, creating derivative works or using any Content available on or through the Website for commercial or public purposes. Newsd grants You a limited license to access and make personal use of the Website but not for commercial purposes. Newsd permits the use of materials on the Website subject to due credit given to Newsd. The use shall also be subject to non-commercial use and limited to personal or academic dissemination (including on social media and use on all kinds of media). Copyright should be acknowledged. Such use should not infringe on the intellectual property rights of any person. When using the material on the Website, proper attribution to authors and/or copyright holders must be given. You are granted a limited, revocable and non-exclusive right to share the Content so long as any of these sharing of links do not portray Newsd or its products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory or offensive manner.
      • (5.2.) You specifically agree that You will not use the Website to

    (5.2.1.) violate any laws or regulations;

    (5.2.2.) infringe the intellectual property or other rights of third parties.

    (5.2.3.) remove, erase, obscure, or tamper with any copyright or any other product identification or proprietary rights notices, seal, or instructional label printed or stamped on, affixed to, or encoded or recorded in or on any software or documentation.

    (5.2.4.) except with Newsd’s prior written permission, publish any performance or benchmark tests or analysis relating to the Website.

    (5.3.) You shall not modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information which:

    (5.3.1.) belongs to another person and to which You do not have any legal right;

    (5.3.2.) is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous defamatory, obscene, pornographic, paedophilic, libellous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever;

    (5.3.3.) harm minors in any way;

    (5.3.4.) deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;

    (5.3.5.) impersonates another person;

    (5.3.6.) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource;

    (5.3.7.) threatens the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognisable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation

    (5.3.8.) provides material that exploits people in a sexual, violent or otherwise inappropriate manner or solicits personal information from anyone;

    (5.3.9.) provides instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone’s privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses;

    (5.3.10.) contains video, photographs, or images of another person (with a minor or an adult);

    • (5.4.) You shall not use any “deep-link”, “page-scrape”, “robot”, “spider” or other automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of the Website or any content, or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Website or any content, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not purposely made available through the Website. We reserve Our right to bar any such activity.
    • (5.5.) You shall not attempt to or hack the Website and gain unauthorised access to any portion or feature of the Website, or any other systems or networks, connect to the Website or to any server, computer, network, or to any of the services offered on or through the Website by any illegitimate means.
    • (5.6.) You shall not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Website or any network connected to the Website nor breach the security or authentication measures on the Website or any network connected to the Website. You may not reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace any information on any other user of or visitor to Website, or any other customer, including any account on the Website not owned by You, to its source, or exploit the Website or any service or information made available or offered by or through the Website, in any way or for an reason whatsoever, including where the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal identification or information, other than Your own information, as provided for by the Website.
    • (5.7.) You shall not make any negative, denigrating or defamatory statement(s) or comment(s) about Us or the brand name or domain name used by Us including the terms Newsd, Newsd.in, www.Newsd.in, or otherwise engage in any conduct or action that might tarnish the image or reputation of  Newsd, or any of its associates, or otherwise tarnish or dilute any of Our trade or service marks, brand name, trade name and/or goodwill associated with such trade or service marks as may be owned or used by Us. You agree that You shall not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the Website.
    • (5.8.) You shall not interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website or with any other person’s use of the Website by use of any electronic device, or any other device capable of doing so.
    • (5.9.) You may not forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any message or transmittal You send to Us on or through the Website or any service offered on or through the Website.
    • (5.10.) Solely to enable Us to use the information You may supply to Us, so that We are not violating any rights You might have in Your information, You agree to grant Us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable right to exercise the database rights or any other rights You have in Your information, in any media now known or not currently known, with respect to Your information. We will only use Your information in accordance with the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy applicable to the use of the Website.

    6. Links

    The Website may contain links to third-party websites or resources. You acknowledge and agree that  Newsd and/or its affiliates are not responsible or liable for:

    • (6.1.) the availability or accuracy of such websites or resources; or
    • (6.2.) the content, products, or services on or available from such websites or resources.Links to such websites or resources do not imply any endorsement by Newsd of such websites or resources or the content, products, or services available from such websites or resources. In addition, Newsd will not and cannot censor or edit the content of any third party site. You acknowledge sole responsibility for and assume all risk arising from Your use of any such websites or resources. Accordingly, please be advised to read the terms and conditions and privacy policy of each third-party website that You visit.

    7. Privacy

    • While You are accessing, availing and/or using the Website, Newsd may collect some of Your personal information and data. Such information is only collected with respect to various activities relating to moderating the content of the Website. By agreeing to this Terms of Use you also agree to the terms of the Newsd’s Privacy Policy which is annexed as Annexure 1 to this Terms of Use.

    8. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

    • The construction of these Terms of Use shall be determined in accordance with laws and rules in force in India and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts in New Delhi and no other court.

    9. Indemnity

    • You hereby agree to indemnify, defend and hold Newsd, (including all its officers, directors and employees) harmless from and against any and all damages, liabilities, costs and expenses, including attorney’s fees and expenses, arising out of, incident to, or resulting directly or indirectly from your use of the Website in a manner inconsistent with this Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy.

    10. Waiver

    • The failure of Newsd to enforce at any time any of the provisions of this Terms of Use shall not be construed to be a waiver of its right, power, privilege or remedy or as a waiver of any preceding or succeeding breach on Your part to this Terms of Use nor shall any single or partial exercise of any right, power, privilege or remedy preclude any other or further exercise of such or any other right, power, privilege or remedy provided in this Terms of Use, all of which are several and cumulative and are not exclusive of each other or of any other rights or remedies otherwise available to Newsd at law or in equity.

    11. Severability

    • If any provision in this Terms of Use becomes invalid or illegal or adjudged unenforceable, the provision shall be deemed to have been severed from this Terms of Use and the remaining provisions of this Terms of Use shall not, so far as possible, be affected by the severance.

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