TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Welcome to the Synergia Foundation website. Synergia Foundation provides services to you subject to the following conditions. When you visit this site, you accept these conditions. Please read them carefully. In addition, when you use any current or future Synergia Foundation service or visit or purchase from any business affiliated with Synergia Foundation, whether or not included in this website, you also will be subject to the guidelines and conditions applicable to such service or business.

Synergia Foundation (hereinafter referred to as “Synergia,” “we,” “our,” or “us”) provides this privacy policy which describes the types of information we may collect from you or that you may provide when you visit Synergia website located at www.synergiafoundation.org (our “Website”) and our practices for collecting, using, protecting and disclosing that information.

Electronic Communications

When you visit this site and send emails to us, you are communicating with us electronically and thus consent to receive communications from us electronically. We will communicate with you by email or by posting notices on this site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing.

Copyright

All content included on this site, such as text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations, and software, is the property of Synergia or its content suppliers and protected by Indian and international copyright laws. The compilation of all content on this site is the exclusive property of Synergia unless otherwise noted and protected by Indian and international copyright laws. All software used on this site is the property of Synergia or its software suppliers and protected by Indian and international copyright laws.

Trademarks

Synergia and other marks indicated on our site are registered trademarks of Synergia or its subsidiaries, in India and other countries. Synergia’s trademarks and trade dress may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not Synergia’s, in any manner that is likely to cause confusion among customers, or in any manner that disparages or discredits Synergia. All other trademarks not owned by Synergia or its subsidiaries that appear on this site are the property of their respective owners, who may or may not be affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by Synergia or its subsidiaries.

License and Site Access

Synergia grants you a limited license to access and make personal use of this site and not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of Synergia. This license does not include any resale or commercial use of this site or its contents; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of this site or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of a third-party; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools.

This site or any portion of this site may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of Synergia. You may not frame or utilize framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of Synergia and our affiliates without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other “hidden text” utilizing Synergia’s name or trademarks without the express written consent of Synergia. Any unauthorized use terminates the permission or license granted by Synergia. You are granted a limited, revocable, and nonexclusive right to create hyperlinks to the home page or other pages of Synergia so long as any links do not portray Synergia, its affiliates, or their products or services in a false, misleading, derogatory, or otherwise offensive manner. You may not use any of Synergia’s logos or other proprietary graphics or trademarks as part of the link without express written permission.

Links to Third Party Sites

Some links posted on this site will let you leave Synergia’s site. These linked sites are not under the control of Synergia and Synergia 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. Synergia is not responsible for webcasting or any other form of transmission received from any linked site. Synergia is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by Synergia of the site.

Your Account

If you use this site, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer, and you agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. If you are under 18, we assume that you are using the Synergia website with the permission of a parent or authorized guardian. Synergia and its affiliates reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, remove or edit content, or cancel orders in their sole discretion.

Reviews, Comments, Communications, and Other Content

Visitors may submit reviews, suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information concerning website content, so long as the submission is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties or objectionable and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of “spam.” You may not use a false email address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of the content. Synergia reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove or edit such content.

If you do post content or submit material, and unless we indicate otherwise, you grant Synergia and its affiliates a nonexclusive, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, and fully sublicensable right to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media. You grant Synergia and its affiliates and sub-licensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content if they choose. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate this policy and will not cause injury to any person or entity; and that you will indemnify Synergia or its affiliates for all claims resulting from content you supply. Synergia has the right but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any activity or content. Synergia takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party.

By visiting sections of synergiafoundation.org that contain user-submitted content, you acknowledge and understand that the opinions posted on synergiafoundation.org are solely those of the authors and not of Synergia, their officers, staff, board, funders, or organizations with which they may have a relationship.

Unsolicited Email Policy

The presence of email addresses on this site is not an invitation for unsolicited commercial email. The use of spiders, robots, and other technologies to collect email addresses from this site is prohibited. Senders of email are expected to abide by all applicable state and federal laws.

Unsolicited Idea Submission Policy

Neither Synergia nor any of its employees accepts or considers unsolicited ideas, including ideas for new advertising campaigns, new promotions, new products or technologies, processes, materials, marketing plans, or new product names. Please do not send any original creative artwork, samples, demos, or other works. The sole purpose of this policy is to avoid potential misunderstandings or disputes when Synergia’s products or marketing strategies might seem similar to ideas submitted to Synergia. So, please do not send your unsolicited ideas to Synergia or anyone at Synergia. If, despite our request that you not send us your ideas and materials, you still send them, please understand that Synergia makes no assurances that your ideas and materials will be treated as confidential or proprietary.

Copyright Complaints

Synergia and its affiliates respect the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please follow our Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement.

Risk of Loss

All items purchased from Synergia are made pursuant to a shipment contract. This means that the risk of loss and title for such items pass to you upon our delivery to the carrier.

Product Descriptions

Synergia and its affiliates attempt to be as accurate as possible. However, Synergia does not warrant that product descriptions or other content of this site is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free. If a product offered by Synergia itself is not as described, your sole remedy is to return it in unused condition.

Privacy Policy

Our Privacy Policy below governs your visit to the Synergia website, to understand our practices.
Effective Date: June 5, 2019

Synergia values our visitors’ and donors’ personal information and understands the need for security and trust surrounding such information.

Synergia may work with selected third parties to provide certain features on the Website such as social sharing functions. This privacy policy does not govern any information you choose to provide directly to such third parties. Such third parties have their own privacy policies that govern how they may collect, use, and disclose the information that you provide.

Information Collection & Use

When using our site, you may voluntarily provide “personal information” that identifies you as an individual, including your name and contact information. In order to use certain features of Synergia’s web and mobile properties, you may be asked to register by creating a user name, and/or password. We may use the personal information that you provide for our operational purposes, including the activities described below. We may also use the information that you provide to contact you with offers or items that may interest you. You may, however, use many features of the Website without providing personal information.

When you choose to provide us with personal information, we may combine it with other information about you that we receive from third parties.

Job Applications

If you apply for a job through the Website, you will be asked for personal information including your name, contact information, and educational and work history.

Online Orders

If you purchase a product, we request certain personal information from you, including your name, contact information, and payment information. We use this information to complete the transactions you request, including for billing purposes and to contact you if we have trouble processing an order. For product purchases, we may also contact you about items placed in your cart if you do not complete a purchase, and we may contact you with offers or items that may interest you.

Surveys

Occasionally, we may provide you with the opportunity to participate in surveys on our site or through a third-party service provider. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary. Other than as described in this policy, we will not share the personal information you provide through a survey with third parties unless we give you prior notice and a choice to opt out.

Tell a Friend/Forward to a Colleague

If you use referral services to tell a friend/colleague about our site or electronic newsletters, you will be asked to provide your name and contact information including your email address and your friend/colleague’s email address. Synergia or our service provider may use this information for the purpose of sending the one-time referred email but does not retain these email addresses.

Automatically-Collected Data

We and our service providers may use various technologies to collect data automatically about your use of our Website. We use this automatically-collected data for our operational purposes such as to administer and improve the site. We also use these technologies to personalize your experience with Synergia and to provide functions such as storing your password or recording other preferences. The technologies that we use may include, for example:

  • Log Files, which may collect information such as Internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, geographic location, Internet service provider (ISP), referring/exit pages, operating system, date/time stamp and clickstream data.
  • Persistent and session cookies.
  • Flash cookies (or local stored objects), which are not managed by the same browser settings as are used for browser cookies.
  • Web beacons, which may be embedded in our Website or used in HTML-based emails and newsletters to help measure the effectiveness of our electronic communications. If you would prefer to receive newsletters that do not contain such technologies, you can request text-only newsletters.

Your browser may offer tools to reject or delete cookies. If you reject cookies on your browser, you may still use our site, but your ability to use some areas of our site may be limited. Even if you set your browser to reject cookies, we may continue to collect data automatically through other technologies.

Synergia may use service providers, such as Google Analytics, that may use cookies to collect information about your online activities across this and other sites over time for non-advertising purposes. To learn more about how Google Analytics collects and processes data and the choices Google may offer to control these activities, you may visit http://www/google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/partners/.

Children Under the Age of 13

Our Website is not intended for children under 13 years of age. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you believe that we may have collected or received personal information from a child under 13, please contact us at r@synergiafoundation.in to request deletion of that information.

Communications from the Website and Your Choices

If you provide your contact information, including by subscribing to our electronic newsletter(s) or asking to receive other materials, we will use your email address to send the requested materials. We may also send emails notifying you of other newsletters and products that may be of interest to you, including when you have placed items in your shopping cart without checking out.

Choice/Opt-out

Newsletters and Promotional Communications: We provide you with the opportunity to opt out of receiving newsletters and promotional email communications from us. If you no longer wish to receive electronic newsletters and/or promotional communications, you may opt out of receiving these communications by following the instructions included in each newsletter or communication. After you opt out, we may continue to send messages related to your transactions or relationship with Synergia.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

  • Aggregate Information

    At times, we share aggregated demographic information about our user base with selected third-party partners. We may also share de-identified information in our discretion. This aggregated or de-identified information does not identify individual users.

  • Personal Information

    We may disclose personal information that we collect in the following ways:

    • To our subsidiaries and affiliates.
    • To contractors, agents, or service providers that we use to support our business and provide our services, in which case we make reasonable efforts to ensure that they are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use or share it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.
    • As part of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of Synergia’s assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by Synergia about our Website users is among the assets transferred.
    • To fulfil the purpose for which you provide it; for example, if you give us an email address to use the “email a friend” feature of our Website, we will transmit the contents of that email and your email address to the recipient(s).
    • For any other purpose disclosed by us when you provide the information or with your consent.
    • As required by law; when we believe that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, property, or safety of Synergia, our customers or others; and/or to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order or legal process served on Synergia.

Links to Other Sites

This website contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by Synergia. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such other sites.

Correcting or Updating Personal Information

You may ask to correct, update or deactivate your personal information within our communications systems by emailing us at info@synergiafoundation.in.

Security

The security of your personal information is important to us. Synergia uses commercially reasonable safeguards to help protect the security of your personal information. For example, we may encrypt information using technologies such as Secure Sockets Layer technology (SSL).

Changes in this Privacy Statement

We may periodically modify this privacy statement without further notice to you. It is our policy to post any changes we make to our privacy policy on this page. The date the privacy policy was last revised is identified on the page. Please revisit this page to check for any changes.

Disclaimer of Warranties and Limitation of Liability

This site is provided by Synergia on an “as is” and “as available” basis. Synergia makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of this site or the information, content, materials, or products included on this site. You expressly agree that your use of this site is at your sole risk.

To the full extent permissible by applicable law, Synergia disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Synergia does not warrant that this site, its servers, or email sent from Synergia are free of viruses or other harmful components. Synergia will not be liable for any damages of any kind arising from the use of this site, including, but not limited to direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, and consequential damages.

Certain state laws do not allow limitations on implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of certain damages. If these laws apply to you, some or all of the above disclaimers, exclusions, or limitations may not apply to you, and you might have additional rights.

Applicable Law

By visiting Synergia, you agree that the laws of Bangalore, India, without regard to principles of conflict of laws, will govern these Conditions of Use and any dispute of any sort that might arise between you and Synergia or its affiliates.

Disputes

Any dispute relating in any way to your visit to Synergia or to products you purchase through Synergia shall be submitted to confidential arbitration of our choosing except that, to the extent you have in any manner violated or threatened to violate Synergia’s intellectual property rights, Synergia may seek injunctive or other appropriate relief in any jurisdiction in Bangalore, and you consent to exclusive jurisdiction and venue in such courts. Arbitration under this agreement shall be conducted under the rules then prevailing of the Bangalore Arbitration Centre. The arbitrator’s award shall be binding and may be entered as a judgment in any court of competent jurisdiction. To the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, no arbitration under this Agreement shall be joined to an arbitration involving any other party subject to this Agreement, whether through class arbitration proceedings or otherwise.

Site Policies, Modification, and Severability

Please review our other policies, such as our Privacy Policy, posted on this site. These policies also govern your visit to Synergia’s website. We reserve the right to make changes to our site, policies, and these Terms of Use at any time. If any of these conditions shall be deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.

Our Address

Synergia Foundation
34 Vittal Mallya Road
Bangalore 560001
India