Terms and conditions
  1. Here "Individual/s, Organization/s, Institution/s, Company/ies, Subscriber/s" are used as "You" or "Your/s".
    These terms of use regulate your use of SciArchives website or browsing SciArchives website. By subscribing/accessing/downloading/uploading any part/informations of/from SciArchives website or attached web links/published advertisements/third party modules, you are explicitly agreed to the terms and conditions of SciArchives described below. By using our website and by agreeing to these terms of use, you warrant and represent that you are at least [18] years of age or a student in an accredited academic institution. Our website uses cookies to collect different information from you. By using our website and agreeing to these terms of use, you agree to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of our privacy policy.
  2. For Individuals:
    1. 1.You may print or download the content from SciArchives website only for your own personal, non-commercial, informational use, provided you agree to all copyrights to use content from SciArchives.
    2. You are not allowed to copy, display, distribute, modify, reproduce, store, transmit, post, translate, or create another derivative work from or sell, rent or license all or any part of the content, products or services from the website in any medium to anyone.
    3. You are responsible for your login ID and password provided from SciArchives or the group (such as institutions, companies etc..) under which you act as member. Any kind of misuse or any law violation will lead to deactivation/deletion of your account without any prior notice and/or legal actions against you.
    4. You must read and agree to terms and conditions of a third party, publisher, advertisement and web links posted on SciArchives website.
    5. You may purchase a single article, download and/or print it for your personal use only. You only be able to download paid articles once your payment is processed/cleared by our payment module. You will be notified by email from SciArchives about your request confirmation.
    6. If you are participating in the events, posted or advertised on SciArchives website, you must accept the terms and conditions of the third party, publishers or event organizers. The work/information submitted to any event/publishers/journals on SciArchives should only be your own original work and not copied from any source or others personal work.
    7. If you are participating in any event, journals etc. on SciArchives, you must provide/enter all the details correctly and honestly. In case you find any wrong information entered or uploaded in your profile, you must correct or contact to SciArchives, event organizers or third party immediately. SciArchives will not be responsible for your appeared wrong information in any event, journals etc.
    8. Any activity against any law or violating laws locally/nationally/internationally will be prosecuted and your account will be immediately deactivated/deleted without any prior notice. Necessary legal actions will be taken against you for violating the laws.
    9. Any legal notice given by you or SciArchives under this contract shall be deemed to have been duly delivered by hand, first class post, email to the registered address of concerned party.
  3. Event Organizer:
    1. As an event organizer or concerned organization, you are fully responsible for all the content (text or PDF or machine readable code) uploaded, published or advertised by you on SciArchives website for that particular event. The content uploaded, published or advertised must be related to academic in most cases and should not violet any laws locally/nationally/internationally and other party copyrights.
    2. SciArchives is a public platform to share/download any information/content from its website whether free or paid. By sharing your information or uploading any content on SciArchives portal you explicitly give SciArchives the permission to provide your information/content to its members. SciArchives members can download your content anywhere and anytime under their SciArchives subscription and your specified terms and conditions.
    3. When uploading your information/content on SciArchives website, you must specify your terms and conditions including price of your content. SciArchives member will have to follow the terms specified by you and pay accordingly (if applicable) to access your content and/or submitting any information to you using SciArchives.
    4. As you are the sole responsible for all your content (text or PDF or machine readable code) uploaded, published or advertised on SciArchives website, you should not provide any prohibited/inappropriate content for SciArchives users. In a case, any prohibited/inappropriate content was uploaded by you, SciArchives will take necessary legal action against you.
    5. When you are acting as an organizer and creating an event, you are the responsible and will be required to input user specified complete details about events such as where, when, related deadlines, details of the event, event content, proceedings, pricing or fee etc. In case an event is cancelled at a later stage due to unavoidable reasons, you must notify to SciArchives and all users/participants immediately and delete the event.
    6. If any payment collected by you through SciArchives has to be returned to its members due to cancellation of event etc., you should return all the payment to SciArchives and it’ll return to its member. However, in any case applicable SciArchives charges will not be returned.
    7. Any created event can only be posted on SciArchives only after a payment is processed successfully (If payment module is involved in the event creation process).
    8. SciArchives reserves the right to decide its own to post an event or not on its portal. A posted event can be deleted at any point of time from SciArchives website without any prior notice in a case of any dispute, violating any law locally/nationally/internationally, copyrights and/or any terms and conditions of SciArchives or third party.
    9. If an event requires uploading the content (text or PDF or machine readable code) by SciArchives members/users, users/participants are responsible for uploading their content copyrights and any terms and conditions. Event organizers should verify themselves and make sure that the content uploaded by users/participants is not violating any law, copyrights and any other terms and conditions. SciArchives has no responsibility for the content uploaded by users/participants to any event.
    10. If you decided to discontinue the distribution of your content through SciArchives at any point of time, you must give us a written/email notice at least 180 days or as earliest as possible. SciArchives is committed to its subscribers to provide them full access of your content within their subscription period and can’t discontinue in between therefore you must complete the full term of the SciArchives subscribers.
    11. SciArchives will return all your data/content to you when you discontinue with SciArchives and will not use that for any of its business purpose or handover to any third party after the due date its subscription. The charges occurred to you earlier will not be refundable in any case. However, SciArchives may store some of your information for its future purpose or security reasons. SciArchives may disclose such collected information in case of any jurisdiction purpose.
    12. The users/participants information provided to you depends on the information entered by the SciArchives users/participants in to SciArchives database. SciArchives is not responsible for any wrong information entered or uploaded by the users/participants.
    13. It is the responsibility of event organizers to communicate about the changes in their policies or any information to SciArchives and its users time to time.
  4. Publisher / Journals:
    1. Upon receipt of a subscription request and payment confirmation (if applicable), SciArchives will immediately put a request to you for granting a valid account number, access gateway or permission to provide/share your required content to third party. You must immediately grant the permission to SciArchives to provide your requested content to its subscribers. SciArchives will process your payment for each subscriber within 7-10 days after their payment get cleared by checks, orders, i-banking etc. as per payment method defined by you.
    2. You can cancel or terminate your contract with SciArchives by giving a written/email notice 180 days prior to the cancellation date. However, in case of any current subscription of your content through SciArchives, your contract will only be cancelled after completion of all the current subscriptions of your content through SciArchives. As SciArchives is committed to provide excellent service to its subscribers you must follow the SciArchives cancellation guidelines strictly.
    3. You are the sole responsible for all copyrights pertaining to your content (text or PDF or machine readable code) subscribed by SciArchives subscribers. SciArchives tries its best to protect copyrights and distribution of your content, however SciArchives cannot guaranty for any illegal use, further distribution of your content by its subscribers, third party and not responsible for such issues.
    4. If such issues related to illegal use of your content by SciArchives subscribers occur, you should take necessary legal action against the subscribers directly and SciArchives will try to support you at its best depending on the case.
    5. As you are the sole responsible for all your content (text or PDF or machine readable code) uploaded, published or advertised on SciArchives website, you should not provide any prohibited/inappropriate content for SciArchives users. In a case, any prohibited/inappropriate content was uploaded by you, SciArchives will take necessary legal action against you.
    6. SciArchives uses sophisticated search tools to access your content under agreement, you must provide the table of content and abstract free of charge to all SciArchives subscribers or users.
    7. SciArchives will need to change/modify your prices and/or add extra prices for subscribers to maintain its services therefore you must grant the permission to change or modify your listed prices for its interest of business. SciArchives may change its pricing policy for you and subscribers any time and you will be notified by the written/email notice.
    8. The users/subscribers information provided to you depends on the information entered by the SciArchives users/subscribers in to SciArchives database. SciArchives is not responsible for any wrong information entered or uploaded by the users/subscribers. In a case any subscriber is not willing to share its information to you, SciArchives will not provide their information to you in any case.
    9. It is the responsibility of publishers/journals to communicate about the changes in their terms and conditions, copyrights, privacy policies or any information to SciArchives and its users time to time.
  5. Subscribers:
    1. Your access to certain parts of SciArchives is restricted. We reserve the right to restrict access to some of the areas of our website or whole website, at our discretion.
    2. Your subscription will be activated only after the confirmation of payment for your selective content/package through SciArchives. You have to pay total amount in advance for your selective content/package each time.
    3. The subscription charges will be decided by SciArchives and its associates which will be revised time to time. All subscription charges will be stated on the website inclusive of all taxes.
    4. If you are subscribing any content from SciArchives as a group (such as institutions, companies etc..) for distribution it in a group of people belong to you, you are the responsible for protecting all related terms and conditions, copyrights of SciArchives and third party. You should make reasonable efforts to ensure that access to the licensed content is limited to your authorized users and protect the licensed content from unpermitted or unauthorized use. You are also responsible for any illegal and misuse of the content downloaded under your subscription therefore you must notify SciArchives if found any illegal, unpermitted or unauthorized activities under your subscription.
    5. Your subscription under a group is only for a particular group of yours specified by you. You cannot use the same subscription for multiple groups associated with you or of your organization. E.g. one subscription is only for your one particular institute. For different institutes of yours, you have to obtain a separate subscription. In case you found for the illegal use of your license of a single group for your multiple groups, strong legal actions will be taken against you and you will have to pay for the used content.
    6. SciArchives provides a login ID and password to each subscriber to enable the subscribers to access the restricted areas of our website. Subscribers must ensure that their login and password details are kept confidential. If you become aware of any unauthorised use of your login or password, you must notify us in writing immediately. You are responsible for any activity on our website arising out of any failure to keep your login and password confidential, and may be held liable for any losses arising out of such a failure.
    7. You are allowed to access SciArchives website and its content only in accordance with its privacy policies and terms & conditions along with third party privacy polies and terms & conditions. Any unlawful activity or violating laws (locally/nationally/internationally) will be prosecuted and your subscription will be immediately terminated without any prior notice. Necessary legal actions will be taken against the subscribers for violating laws. Any official notice which may be given by a subscriber or SciArchives under this contract shall be deemed to have been duly delivered by hand, first class post or email to the registered address.
    8. SciArchives provide a subscription to its subscribers through third party content available with SciArchives. The payment received from you for a selective content/package is processed immediately to the related publishers/journals/third party therefore you are not allowed to cancel a subscription before the subscribed time period. In a case you cancel your subscription, no payment for the subscribed period will be refunded.
    9. If you are contracting as consumer, you are not allowed tothe cancel subscription for time duration you have subscribed.
    10. In case of any dispute related to the content quality, availability, terminating a particular service by third party, you have to take necessary legal actions directly against the related third party. SciArchives has no responsibility of any content and services provided by third party.
    11. Access to the SciArchives content, services or whole subscription will be controlled by a network IP address, DNS servers, internet or other methods. Group subscribers are responsible for verifying status of authorized users, issuing and terminating login IDs and passwords within their control, providing list of login detail or sets of IP addresses to SciArchives and updating such list on regular basis.
  6. Links:
    1. Links from SciArchives website are provided for information and convenience only and we (SciArchives) have no control over third party’s link and cannot therefore accept responsibility or liability for the content of any linked third party website or module. To browse or access linked or advertised website you must read and accept terms and conditions of their website and privacy policy.
  7. Privacy Policy:
    1. If you supply personal details to us through SciArchives website then you agree to our maintaining, recording, holding and using such personal data in accordance with our Privacy policy.
  8. Disclaimer:
    1. SciArchives is not responsible for any issue/damage arising from use of its website, information posted on website or third party web links or module. By accessing SciArchives website users automatically agree to its terms and conditions. SciArchives reserve the right to change its terms and conditions and privacy policies any time.
  9. Jurisdiction:
    1. This website has been designed and these terms of use shall be governed by and construed in accordance with Indian law. Any dispute arising out of the accessing or use of this website shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the Indian courts.