Terms of Use

ORGANIZATIONS

Terms of Use

This Organizations Terms of Use (“Terms of Use” or “Terms”) governs the “User(s) (who are governed by the Users Terms of Use available at https://mentortogo.org/terms-of-use/) (as defined below) and the “Organization(s)” (as defined below), collectively referred to as “You” or “Your”, availing the Services (as defined below) being offered by MentorTech Collective Foundation (hereinafter referred to as “We” or “MCF” or “Us” or “Our”), through its website available at mentortogo.org and such other sub-domains including but not limited to console.mentertogo.org and connect.mentortogo.org (“Portal” or “M2G”). The Mentortech Collective Foundation is a Non-Profit Company established under Section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013 under the laws of India, having its administrative office at C3G, Royale Habitat Apartments, 19th Main, 27th Cross, HSR Layout Sector 2, Bangalore, 560102, Karnataka, India. 

By using, viewing or accessing Mentor To Go, You:

  • represent as an Organization that Your Representative has authority to bind the Organization to these Terms of Use.

We may at our sole discretion modify the Terms of Use at any time by posting the changes on the Portal. It is Your responsibility to review the Terms of Use for any changes and You are encouraged to check the Terms of Use frequently. Your continued use of the Portal or the Services after the new and/or revised Terms are effective, indicates that You have agreed to the revised Terms. If You do not agree to the existing or revised Terms of Use, you should not use, access or view the Portal.

This Terms of Use in the electronic form, shall be enforceable against the Organization in the same manner as any other written agreement.

These Terms of Use contain provisions that define Your limits, legal rights, and obligations with respect to Your use of and participation in the Portal including any and all content and services available through the Portal or added or modified from time to time.

  1. Definitions
  • Feedback” shall mean suggestions, reviews, and opinion about the Portal  which may be posted on the Portal by the Organizations.
  • Organization” means and refers to any legally recognized organization who signs up to the Portal for use of the Portal as a virtual mentoring platform for their programmes and users and includes their Representatives, who may avail the applicable Services as detailed in Section I (iv).

For the purposes of clarity, “Representative” means any employees or agents or representative of the Organization(s), if applicable, who may avail the applicable Services as detailed in Section I (iv) on behalf of the Organization. 

  • Prohibited Content” shall have the meaning ascribed to it in Section IX (2) of these Terms.
  • Services” shall mean and refer to:
  • access by Users of the Portal and any content that may be featured on the Portal as may be uploaded by Organizations or Representatives on the Portal; 
  • access of the Portal­­­ by the Organizations and their Representatives, which is given to the Organizations in order to carry on virtual mentoring through the Portal; 
  • provision of technical support for features, functionalities and elements of the Portal.
  •  “User” means and refers to any individual who signs up to the Portal, who may avail of the applicable Services as detailed in Section I (iv) and who has agreed to the End User Terms of Use.
  • Organization Content” means information, including without limitation all content and mentoring programmes which are created and uploaded by the Organization on the Portal. 
  • Organization Information” shall mean any information provided by the Organizations or Representatives including but not limited to name, telephone number, email address, for the creation of an account or otherwise for the purpose of availing/accessing the Services.
  • User Information” shall mean any information provided by the User including but not limited to name, month and year of birth, telephone number, email address, for the creation of an account or otherwise for the purpose of availing/accessing the Services.
  1. Overview of Services

The Portal is a virtual mentoring platform, providing Services as detailed in Section I (iv) in part for Organizations who choose to sign up to use the Portal to fulfil their mentoring programming needs. Organizations may be represented by staff administrators who shall act as Representatives, in accordance with the definition provided in Section I (ii).

  1. Account
  • You need not register with MCF to simply visit and view the Portal, but to access and participate in certain features of the Portal, You will need to create a password-protected account (“Account”). To create an account, You must submit information and such other details as may be requested through the Account registration page on the Portal and create a password.
  • You are solely responsible for safeguarding Your password on the Portal (“Password”) and You shall keep Your Password secure at all times. You can, and are advised to, change Your password from time to time in order to keep Your Account and Your interactions secured within the Portal. You shall be solely responsible for all activity that occurs on Your Account and You shall notify MCF immediately of any breach of security or any unauthorized use of Your Account.
  • You and your Representative will not misrepresent and/ or represent as another Organization or User on the Portal and/or the Services offered through the Portal. You may also login from time to time or change or update Your information through Google authentication or email authentication, by receiving a link on Your registered e-mail id for verifying your Account.
  • In the event that You forget Your Password to the Account, then You may use the “Forgot Password” tab on the login page to receive a link on Your e-mail id used by You for registration. It will be Your sole responsibility to maintain confidentiality and security of any links sent on your email, to avoid any misuse of Your Account.
  • You hereby expressly acknowledge and agree that You (and not MCF) will be liable for Your losses, damages etc. (whether direct or indirect) caused by an unauthorized use of Your Account. Notwithstanding the foregoing, You may be liable for the losses of MCF or others due to such unauthorized use.
  1. Part A: Terms Applicable to Organization(s)
  2. Access to the Portal: As Organization(s), You may use and access the relevant Services to create, upload and manage Organization Content and engage in various other actions as may be required from time to time to carry out virtual mentoring programmes independently on the Portal in accordance with these Terms.
  • Organizations may use the relevant Services to view and access the Portal and the Organization Content featured, subject to these Terms, provided that they shall be responsible for all acts or omissions of their Representatives.
  • Rights of MCF and Obligations of The Organization

In allowing You to use the Portal in the manner intended herein, MCF shall have the following rights but not an obligation to perform the below mentioned activities, and You, as the Organization, shall have the corresponding obligations in the event MCF chooses to exercise its rights. The list provided hereunder is illustrative in nature and shall be read in conjunction with, and not in derogation of, with the other rights of MCF and Your obligations, provided elsewhere in these Terms of Use or any documents referenced herein.

  • We may verify the credentials of the Organization at the time of creation of an Account, including by way of Google authentication or a verification email sent to the email id of the Organization provided at the time of registration and you shall have the obligation to provide all such details required by Us;
    • We may store the trail of logins/logouts from the Portal so that an audit trail can be maintained for the purposes of security and compliance with applicable laws and these Terms of Use;
    • We may undertake such background verification of the Organization as may be required to authenticate the credentials of the Organization. In order to (a) continue to use and access the Portal; (b) use and access the Portal in the manner that is most beneficial to the Organization, the Organization shall be obligated at the time of registering on the Account to provide such mandatory and optional documents as may be required by MCF for the foregoing;
    • We may allow or disallow registration or creation, use or access of Account of any Organization on the Portal, at our sole discretion, with or without cause and make such rules as may be required or deemed fit for the use of the Portal or services provided thereunder in the event of disallowing or discontinuation of use or access of the Account;
    • We may aggregate such data available on the Portal, including but not limited to information, documents, resumes, biodata, web-crawling, content and Feedback provided by the Organization/s to create a repository, master file or any other aggregated data set of skills, trends, domain knowledge or Organization preferences for use of the same by MCF for any lawful purpose whatsoever including to create and/or customize the content to suit various requirements of the Organizations;
    • We may verify the credentials of the Organizations from time to time to authenticate or verify the Organization’s credentials and prevent impersonation or misuse of the Account or the Portal. Notwithstanding the generality of the foregoing, the Organizations shall be required to verify the business email provided for registration at such time intervals as may be required by MCF;
    • We may set up payment systems on the Portal;
    • We may process, aggregate, analyze, benchmark, share, transfer or use the data including the content provided by the Organizations or Feedback provided by the Organizations in such manner as it deems fit;
    • We may control, minimize, enhance or undertake such other changes to the services of any Organizations in order to provide genuine or authenticated Services on the Portal;
    • We may exercise such other rights as may be required to control the use, misuse or abuse of the Portal in any manner or in order to comply with, or avoid non-compliance of, these Terms of Use, applicable laws, rules or regulations.
  • Feedback

As a participant in the Portal, You may be allowed to provide Your Feedback. By providing Feedback, You agree to grant us irrevocable royalty free, worldwide license to use a whole or part of the Feedback without any restriction. Further, You agree to use careful, prudent, and good judgment when posting any Feedback. MCF reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to delete the Feedback posted on the Portal should it violate these TOS or MCF considers the Feedback to contain Prohibited Content (as defined below).

Disclaimer: MCF does not and cannot review every Feedback or posting posted to the Portal. These prohibitions do not require MCF to monitor, police or remove any Feedback or postings or other information submitted by You or any other Organization.

  • Indemnity:

Except in the event of fraud or wilful misconduct of MCF the Organization agrees to indemnify and hold harmless MCF, its Directors, its officers, employees, authorized representatives and agents, against any claims, losses, damages, expenses, costs or other liability (including reasonable lawyers’ and expert’s fees and expenses) arising from:

  • Organization’s or their Representative’s use of the Portal and/or any acts or omissions in relation to the Organization’s use thereof;
    • Alleged infringement, misappropriation of intellectual property rights or other rights of third-parties in respect of Organization Content uploaded by the Organizations;
    • Organization’s breach of these Terms of Use;
    • Any violation of applicable laws, regulations or other legal mandates by the Organization or its Representative;
    • Gross negligence or wilful misconduct of the Organization, its Representative, directors, officers, employees, assigns or agents.

MCF shall promptly give the Organization written notice of any claim; shall give the Organization sole control of the defense and settlement of the claim, provided that the Organization may not settle any Claim unless the settlement unconditionally releases MCF of all liability; and shall provide all reasonable assistance to the Organization, at the expense of the Organization.

  •  Intellectual Property:

The Organizations, Representatives agree and acknowledge that the Portal and all content (apart from Organization Content, Organization Information and the User Information) including any intellectual property rights therein, are the sole property of MCF (“MCF Data”) or its licensors as the case may be and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein (“Marks”), are owned by MCF. Other trademarks, names and logos on this Portal are the property of their respective owners. It is expressly mentioned herein that the Organization/s shall have no rights of any kind with respect to the MCF Data posted on the Portal.

MCF Data on the Portal is provided to You AS IS for Your information and organizational use only and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of MCF or the respective owners. You agree not to use, copy, or distribute, any of the MCF Data or Marks. If You download or print a copy of any MCF Data for organizational use, You must display all copyright and other proprietary notices contained thereon. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security features of the Portal or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any MCF Data or enforce limitations on use of the Portal or MCF Data therein.

The Portal contains MCF Data and Marks, which are, or may become, protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other laws, and MCF owns and retains all rights in MCF Data and Marks. Subject to these Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy, MCF hereby grants a non-exclusive, limited, non-transferable, non-sublicensable and revocable license to the Organization to access and use the functionalities of the Portal to enable the Organization(s) to avail of the applicable Services as described in Section 1(iv) provided, however, that

  • You will not copy, distribute, or make derivative works of the Portal in any medium without MCF’s prior written consent;
  • You will not alter or modify any part of the Portal other than as permitted and as may be reasonably necessary to use the Portal for its intended purposes; and
  • You will at all times act in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Terms of Use and in accordance with all applicable laws.

All right, title and interest in, and to any Organization Content shall vest solely with the Organization.

  1. General Terms of Use
  2. Access to the Portal:
  3. Information provided by You including Organization Information, may be viewed by third parties on a need-to-know basis. You represent that You have all rights required to provide the information that You have provided to the Portal, including the Organization Information and represent that the information is true and accurate.
  4. You will be solely responsible for Your acts on the Portal including those conducted under the identity assigned to You. 
  5. MCF may, in its sole discretion, permit or deny Your attempt to access or use the Portal and You waive any right to claim access to or use of the Portal or any other claim that You may have. Any data relating to Your usage of the Portal may be retained or deleted at MCF’s sole discretion.
  6. You acknowledge that the Services being provided to You under these Terms are being provided in accordance with the laws of India. If You choose to avail of the Services hereunder anywhere outside India, You choose to do so at Your own risk and You shall be solely responsible for any compliance with any applicable laws in the jurisdiction from where You access the Services or use the Portal.
  7. Prohibited Uses: 

MCF, through the Portal, provides for various communication channels including but not limited to chat boxes, comments sections, file, image, video and audio chat and screen sharing options, etc. between the various Organizations, Users, MCF or any person otherwise authorized to access the Portal. In relation to the use and access of the Portal its content and features or the Services, You (Organizations or Representatives), hereby agree and undertake not to upload, modify, transmit, publish, update or share any Prohibited Content (as provided for herein below), which to the best of Your knowledge after conducting a diligent inquiry:

  • belongs to another person and to which You do not have any right;
  • is grossly harmful, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, 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 in accordance with the laws in Your jurisdiction;
  • harms minors in any way;
  • infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights or which violates any law for the time being in force or which deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;
  • impersonates another person;
  • contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource;
  • threatens the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of India or the country wherein the Organization, Representatives are located, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognisable offence or prevents investigation of any offence;
  • violates any applicable law or regulation.

You acknowledge and agree that You shall not:

  • not use any automated system, including but not limited to, “robots”, “spiders”, “offline readers”, “scrapers” etc., to access the Portal, for any purpose, without MCF’s prior written approval;
  • not in any manual or automated manner collect information, personal or otherwise, of any other Organization/s on the Portal including but not limited to, names, addresses, phone numbers, or email addresses, copying copyrighted text or content, or otherwise misuse or misappropriate the Portal’s information or content, including but not limited to, use on a “mirrored”, competitive, or third party site, except with the prior written consent of MCF or through a lawful and valid communication with such other Organization through any valid communication channel provided on the Portal;
  • not take any action that (a) unreasonably encumbers or, in MCF’s sole view, may unreasonably encumber the Portal’s infrastructure; (b) interferes or attempts to interfere with the proper working of the Portal or any third-party participation on the Portal; or (c) bypasses MCF’s measures that are used to prevent or restrict access to the Portal;
  • not indulge in framing or hotlinking or deep linking any contents from the Portal;
  • neither to collect or harvest any personally identifiable data, including without limitation, names or other Account information, from the Portal, nor to use the communication systems provided by the Portal for any use other than as intended under the Portal and in accordance with the Privacy Policy;
    • You further agree not to engage in any unauthorized use of the Portal or content therein or the Services; or violate the privacy of any person. If We discover or are intimated through any means that You have uploaded, modified, transmitted, published, updated or shared any Prohibited Content, or that You are engaging in any unlawful or unauthorized activity through the Portal all of which We will determine in our sole discretion, We reserve Our right to immediately block or terminate Your use of the Portal with no prior notice;
    • We may identify and collate and aggregate such Organizations or businesses reported for abuse or discrimination in order to take corrective action including, where required, blacklisting, offboarding or terminating access to Portal of such Organizations.
  • Payments

Each Organization undertakes and agrees that if applicable, all payments to be made for the Services obtained under or through the Portal shall be made through the payment system provided in the Portal.

  • Taxes

As state, federal, provincial and local tax laws vary significantly, You understand and agree that You are solely responsible for determining Your own tax reporting requirements in consultation with tax advisors, and that we cannot and do not offer tax advice to any Organization. Further, You understand that MCF shall not be responsible or liable in any manner in relation to tax liability of an Organization for receipt of any income from Services provided through the Portal.

  • Contract Terms Between Organization and Users
  • MCF not a Party to any Contract between Organization and Users

Each Organization and User hereby acknowledges and agrees that MCF is not a party to any oral or written contract entered between Organization and Users in connection with any service offered and accepted, directly or indirectly, through the Portal. Each Organization and User acknowledges, agrees and understands that MCF only seeks to provide a platform wherein the Organization and Users can be brought together and MCF itself has no role in the execution or provision of services or performance of obligations under a contract. This disclaimer is in addition to the disclaimers provided under Section X (3) herein.

  • Disputes between Organization and Users

Subject to the provisions regarding disputes between Portal participants in connection with Feedback, Your interactions with individuals (e.g. Users) and/or organizations found on or through the Portal, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such transactions or dealings, are solely between You and such individual or organization. You should take reasonable precautions and make such investigation or inquiries You deem necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any transaction with any third party, including without limitation, the other Organizations on the Portal.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, You agree that since MCF only seeks to provide a platform wherein different Organizations can be brought, MCF shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort whatsoever incurred as the result of any such transaction or dealings between You and the other Users. If there is a dispute between Organizations on the Portal, You acknowledge and agree that MCF is under no obligation to become involved. In the event that a dispute arises between You and one or more Organizations or any third party, You hereby indemnify, defend, hold harmless and release MCF, its officers, managers, members, directors, employees, attorneys, agents, and successors in rights from any claims, demands, liabilities and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind or nature, known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, foreseeable or unforeseeable, disclosed or undisclosed, arising out of or in any way related to such disputes and/or the Portal or any service provided thereunder. Further, the indemnity provided herein is in addition to the indemnities provided under Section VII herein above.

  • Disclaimers:
    • The Portal and any content therein are provided “as is”. MCF hereby disclaims all representations and warranties, either express or implied, with respect to the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of the content on the Portal, including without limitation representations and warranties of any kind, either express or implied, representations and warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. Where applicable laws do not permit the disclaimer of representations or warranties to the extent detailed above, the said representations or warranties are disclaimed to the maximum limit permitted by applicable law.
    • You expressly release MCF and where applicable its trustees, officers, employees, authorized representatives, assigns and agents from any cost, damage, liability, or other consequence of any use by You of the Portal, the Services and any content therein.
    • You understand and acknowledge that it is at Your own discretion and based on our judgment that You transact on the Portal.
    • MCF reserves the right to upload and remove any content including Organization Content on the Portal.
    • The Portal may contain links to third party platforms/portals/applications/web pages maintained or controlled by third parties.  MCF shall not be responsible in any manner for the contents of these third-party platforms and if You should choose to use the link to view the third-party platforms, You choose to do so at Your own risk. 
    • You hereby expressly acknowledge that MCF or its staff, are not rendering personal advice and have no expertise in determining the effect of the Organization, Representative or Organization following any information, instruction, direction or advice that may be featured in the content of the Portal. Organization (s) further acknowledge that MCF will be in no way be responsible for any risk/outcome associated with using/relying on the Organization Content, that the Organization may access on the Portal and that the Organization will be solely responsible for the same.
    • Organizations hereby understand and acknowledge that all Services provided on the Portal shall be for general informational, instructional and mentoring purposes only and unless mentioned otherwise by respective Organizations or Representatives, Organization Content is prepared without considering Your individual circumstances, objectives and/ or personal needs.
  • Limitation of Liability: 

Except in the event of fraud or wilful misconduct of MCF, the maximum aggregate liability of MCF to Organization, Representative and any third party, whether in contract, tort, negligence, warranty, indemnity or otherwise, howsoever arising, whether in connection with these Terms of Use, Organization and/ or Representative’s access and use of the Portal, its contents, Services or for any reason related to the operation of the Portal, shall not exceed Rs. 100/- (Rupees One Hundred Only). Except in the event of fraud or wilful misconduct of MCF, in no event shall MCF be liable to the Organization, Representative and any third party, for any loss of profits (anticipated or real), loss of reputation, loss of data, or any indirect, special, incidental, consequential, punitive, tort or other damages, however caused, whether or not it has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

  • Complaints:

MCF takes matters related to intellectual property rights and privacy very seriously. Should You have any complaints regarding the Portal, including but not limited to abuse and misuse of the Portal, copyright infringement and the like, or any issues related to data privacy please report the issues to copyright or data privacy to info@mentortechcollective.org and include “Copyright” or “Privacy” in the subject line (as applicable). Please provide Your name, email address, physical address and contact numbers so that MCF may be in a position to verify details or check the authenti2.city of the complaints.

  • Copyright Infringement Take Down Procedure

MCF has high regard for intellectual property rights and expects the same to be employed by its Organizations. MCF may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, forthwith terminate the Account or prohibit access to the Portal of Organizations who infringe upon the intellectual property rights of others. If You believe that Your work has been copied and posted on the Portal in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and/or trademark infringement, please contact us at info@mentortechcollective.org by providing the following or additional details:

  • identification of the copyrighted and/or trademarked work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
    • identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled at the Portal, and information reasonably sufficient to permit MCF to locate the material;
    • a written statement that You have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright and/or trademark owner, its agent, or the law;
    • information reasonably sufficient to permit MCF to contact You as the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which You may be contacted;
    • an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive interest that is allegedly infringed; and
    • a statement by You, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in Your report is accurate and that You are the owner of the exclusive right or authorized to act on the behalf of the owner of the exclusive right.

Only the owner of the intellectual property rights is permitted to report potentially infringing items through MCF’s reporting system set forth above. If You are not the owner of the intellectual property rights, You should contact the owner of the intellectual property rights and they can choose whether to use the procedures set forth in these Terms of Use.

  • Miscellaneous
    • Termination: MCF reserves the rights to terminate Your access to the Portal or restrict Your access to the Portal at any time, in its sole discretion including for Your violation of these Terms. You acknowledge MCF’s right to do so and waive any claim that You may have arising from such termination or restriction. MCF acknowledges that if it exercises its rights to terminate Your access to the Portal, it will return all Organization Content and ensure that such content is removed from the Portal. Notwithstanding the termination of access, all provisions which by their nature are intended to survive, shall survive termination and continue to be applicable. We reserve the right to take appropriate legal action against You and the Representatives for any breach of this terms of use.
  • Force Majeure: In no event shall MCF be liable for any acts beyond its control or for any acts of god.
  • Third-party Links, Contact Forms and Phone Numbers:
  1. The Portal may provide information regarding third party website(s), affiliates, or business partners and/ or contain links to their websites. Such information and links are provided solely for the purpose of Your reference.
  • MCF is not endorsing the material on those websites, is not responsible for such errors and representation nor is it associated with it and You shall access these websites at Your own risk.
  • Further, You are advised to take precautions to ensure that all links You select or software You download from the websites, is free of such items such as, but not limited to, viruses, worms, trojan horses, defects and other items of a destructive nature.
  • The websites may contain links to or at times connect or redirect You to websites, apps, services and resources owned or controlled by third parties (collectively “Third Party Services”).
  • The Portal does not control or monitor such Third-Party Services and You acknowledge and agree that MCF is not responsible or liable for the content, functionality or practices of such Third-Party Services. When You follow a link on these websites, material at a third-party website may be displayed in Your browser consisting of material on these websites. This material is also third-party material for the purpose of these Terms of Use. 
  • The inclusion of links to Third Party Services on the websites does not suggest any association with operators of such Third-Party Services. The Portal provides these links only as a convenience and does not review, approve, monitor, endorse, warrant, or make any representations with respect to third party websites. If You decide to leave the Portal and access Third Party Services, You do so at Your own risk. We suggest that You read the terms of use and privacy policies (if any) of those Third-Party Services. You agree not to hold MCF responsible for any harm that may arise based on Your access to or use of any Third-Party Services. The Organizations agree that the information and links present in the Portal may not be owned by MCF. MCF has entered into agreements with certain third-party service providers who provide MCF with the service of populating the Portal with Content for the benefit of the Organizations. Any sharing of the content provided by the service providers shall be in compliance with these Terms of Use.
  • Access: MCF does not make any claim that the Portal and its contents may be lawfully viewed or accessed in the jurisdiction You are viewing it in. You are solely responsible for complying with laws applicable to You.
  • No Agency or Partnership: No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of the Terms of Use or Your use of any part of the Portal, including without limitation, any contracts between the Organizations and Users. You have no authority whatsoever to make any representations and/or to enter into contracts on behalf of MCF in any respect.

Neither MCF nor any Organizations of the Portal may direct or control the day-to-day activities of the other or create or assume any obligation on behalf of the other.

  • Waiver: No waiver of any provision of these Terms of Use shall be binding unless executed and notified by MCF in writing to You.  No waiver of any of the provisions of these Terms of Use shall be deemed or shall constitute a waiver of any other provision and no waiver shall constitute a continuing waiver. You hereby waive any present or future claims You have against MCF arising from Your/Your Representatives’ use of the Portal or any other Organization’s conduct.
  • Entire Agreement: These Terms of Use, the Privacy Policy and any other agreements You execute with MCF as relevant, shall constitute the entire agreement between You and MCF for the use of the Portal. Any modification to these Terms of Use shall only be binding if posted on the Portal by MCFand the Organization continues to use the Portal or the Services after the new and/or revised Terms are effective.
  • Assignment: You may not assign Your obligations under this Terms of Use or any part thereof without the prior written consent of MCF.
  • Severability: If any provision of these Terms of Use is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, it will not affect the validity or enforceability of the other provisions of these Terms of Use, which shall remain in full force and effect.
  • Governing Law: These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of India. Any disputes that may arise in connection herewith or relating to these Terms of Use shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts at Bengaluru, India. 
  • Language: This document may be translated into different language/s. In the event of any conflict between the translated version and this version of the Terms of Use, the clauses of this version of the Terms of Use in English shall prevail.

TERMS OF USE

END USERS

This End User Terms of Use (“Terms of Use” or “Terms”) governs the “User(s)” (as defined below),  referred to as “You” or “Your”, availing the Services (as defined below) being offered by MentorTech Collective Foundation (hereinafter referred to as “We” or “MCF”), through its website available at mentortogo.org and such other sub-domains including but not limited to console.mentertogo.org and connect.mentortogo.org (“Portal” or “M2G”). The MentorTech Collective Foundation is a non-profit company established under Section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013 under the laws of India, having its administrative office at C3G, Royale Habitat Apartments, 19th Main, 27th Cross, HSR Layout Sector 2, Bangalore – 560102, Karnataka, India. 

By using, viewing or accessing Mentor To Go, You:

  • represent that You are of the age of majority in Your jurisdiction of residence and legally competent to enter into a binding agreement as per the laws of Your residential jurisdiction or You are represented by a legal guardian who is competent in that regard.

We may at our sole discretion modify the Terms of Use at any time by posting the changes on the Portal. It is Your responsibility to review the Terms of Use for any changes and You are encouraged to check the Terms of Use frequently. Your continued use of the Portal or the Services after the new and/or revised Terms are effective, indicates that You have agreed to the revised Terms. If You do not agree to the existing or revised Terms of Use, You should not use, access, or view the Portal.

This Terms of Use in the electronic form, shall be enforceable against the Users in the same manner as any other written agreement.

These Terms of Use contain provisions that define Your limits, legal rights and obligations with respect to Your use of and participation in the Portal, including any and all content and services available through the Portal or added or modified from time to time.

  1. DEFINITIONS
  • Feedback” shall mean Your suggestions, reviews, and opinion on the content posted on the Portal.
  • User” means and refers to any individual who signs up to the Portal, who may avail of the applicable Services as detailed in Section I (v) who may include:
  1. Mentee’, shall mean any legal person  accessing or using the services provided on this Portal who is of the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence and legally competent to enter into a binding agreement as per the laws of their residential jurisdiction or represented by a legal guardian who is competent in that regard; and who is desirous of entering into virtual mentoring programs offered by Organizations, as defined in Section I (iii) herein below, on the Portal; or
  2. Mentor’ means any legal person accessing or using the services provided on this Portal, who is of the age of majority in their jurisdiction of residence and legally competent to enter into a binding agreement as per the laws of their residential jurisdiction or represented by a legal guardian who is competent in that regard, who is desirous of entering into virtual mentoring programs offered by Organizations, as defined in Section I (iii) herein below, on the Portal.
  • Organization” means any legally recognized organization who signs up to the Portal for use of the Portal as a virtual mentoring platform for their programmes and Users and includes their Representatives, who may avail the applicable Services as detailed in Section I (v) and who has agreed to the Organization Terms of Use available at https://mentortogo.org/terms-of-use/.

For the purposes of clarity, “Representative” means any employees or agents or representative of the Organization(s), if applicable, who may avail the applicable Services as detailed in Section I (v) on behalf of the Organization. 

  • Prohibited Content” shall have the meaning ascribed to it in Section IX (2) of these Terms.
  •  “Services” shall mean and refer to:
  1. access by Users of the Portal and any content that may be featured on the Portal as may be uploaded by Organizations or Representatives on the Portal; 
  2. access of the Portal­­­ by the Organizations and their Representatives, which is given to the Organizations in order to carry on virtual mentoring through the Portal; and
  3. provision of technical support for features, functionalities and elements of the Portal.
  • Organization Information” shall mean any information provided by the Organizations or Representatives including but not limited to name, telephone number, email address, for the creation of an account or otherwise for the purpose of availing/accessing the Services.
  • Organization Content” means information, including without limitation all content and mentoring programmes which are created and uploaded by the Organization on the Portal. 
  • User Information” shall mean any information provided by the User including but not limited to name, month and year of birth, telephone number, email address, for the creation of an account or otherwise for the purpose of availing/accessing the Services.
  1. Overview of Services

The Portal is a virtual mentoring platform, providing Services as detailed in Section I (v) in part for Users who may be either Mentors or Mentees, as provided in Section I (ii) (a) and (b). Mentors and Mentees may be invited as Users by Organizations or may discover the Portal and choose to sign up for virtual mentoring programmes as may be offered by Organizations on the Portal.

  1.  Account
  • You need not register with MCF to simply visit and view the Portal, but to access and participate in certain features of the Portal, You will need to create a password-protected account (“Account“). To create an account, You must submit information and such other details as may be requested through the Account registration page on the Portal and create a password.
  • You are solely responsible for safeguarding Your password on the Portal (“Password“) and You shall keep Your Password secure at all times. You can, and are advised to, change Your password from time to time in order to keep Your Account and Your interactions secured within the Portal. You shall be solely responsible for all activity that occurs on Your Account and You shall notify MCF immediately of any breach of security or any unauthorized use of Your Account. Similarly, You shall never use another’s Account.
  • You agree that You will not misrepresent as another User of the Portal and/or the Services offered through the Portal. You may also login from time to time or change or update Your information by google authentication or email authentication, by receiving a link on Your registered e-mail id for verifying Your Account.
  • In the event that You forget Your Password to the Account, then You may use the “Forgot Password” tab on the login page to receive a link on Your e-mail id used by You for registration. It will be Your sole responsibility to maintain confidentiality and security of any links sent on Your email, to avoid any misuse of Your Account.
  • You hereby expressly acknowledge and agree that You (and not MCF) will be liable for Your losses, damages etc. (whether direct or indirect) caused by an unauthorized use of Your Account. Notwithstanding the foregoing, You may be liable for the losses of MCF or others due to such unauthorized use.
  1. Terms Applicable to User(s)
  1. Access to the Portal:
  • As Users, You may use and access the relevant Services to create, upload and manage User Content and to sign up and participate in virtual mentoring programmes delivered through Organization/s Content on the Portal in accordance with these Terms.
  • Users may use the relevant Services to view and access the Portal and the Organization Content featured, subject to these Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.
  • Rights of MCF and Obligations of the User

In allowing You to use the Portal in the manner intended herein, MCF shall have the following rights but not an obligation to perform the below mentioned activities, and You, as the User, shall have the corresponding obligations in the event MCF chooses to exercise its rights. The list provided hereunder is illustrative in nature and shall be read in conjunction with, and not in derogation of, with the other rights of MCF and Your obligations, provided elsewhere in these Terms of Use or any documents referenced herein.

  • We may verify the credentials of the User at the time of creation of an Account, including by way of google authentication or a link to the email id of the User provided at the time of registration and You shall have the obligation to provide all such details required by Us;
  • We may store the trail of logins/logouts from the Portal so that an audit trail can be maintained for the purposes of security and compliance with applicable laws and these Terms of Use;
  • We may undertake such background verification of the Users as may be required to authenticate the credentials of the Users. In order to (a) continue to use and access the Portal; (b) use and access the Portal in the manner that is most beneficial to the User, the User registering on the Account shall be obligated to provide such mandatory and optional documents as may be required by MCF for the foregoing;
  • We may allow or disallow registration or creation, use or access of Account of any User on the Portal, at its sole discretion, with or without cause and make such rules as may be required or deemed fit for the use of the Portal or Services provided thereunder in the event of disallowing or discontinuation of use or access of the Account;
  • We may aggregate such data available on the Portal, including but not limited to information, documents, resumes, web-crawling, content and Feedbacks provided by the User/s to create a repository, master file or any other aggregated data set of skills, trends, domain knowledge or User preferences for use of the same by MCF for any lawful purpose whatsoever including to create and/or customize the content to suit various requirements of the Users. Users will not be personally identified;
  • We may verify the credentials of the Users from time to time to authenticate or verify the User’s credentials and prevent impersonation or misuse of the Account or the Portal. Notwithstanding the generality of the foregoing, a User, shall be obligated to verify the email provided for registration at such time intervals as may be required by MCF;
  • We may set up payment systems on the Portal;
  • We may process, aggregate, analyze, benchmark, share, transfer or use the data including the content provided by the Users or Feedback provided by the Users in such manner as it deems fit. Users will not be personally identified;
  • Control, minimize, enhance or undertake such other changes to the Services of any Users in order to provide genuine or authenticated Services on the Portal;
  • Undertake such actions for removal of offensive, discriminatory, illegal, defamatory, infringing content or postings or feedback on the Portal specifically any infringing or offensive articles posted by any Users on the Portal as provided elsewhere under these Terms of Use;
  • Such other rights as may be required to control the use, misuse or abuse of the Portal in any manner or in order to comply with, or avoid non-compliance of, these Terms of Use, applicable laws, rules or regulations.
  • FEEDBACK

As a User of the Portal, You may be allowed to provide Feedback. By providing Feedback, You agree to grant us irrevocable royalty free world – wide license to use the Feedback without any restriction. Further, You agree to use careful, prudent, and good judgment when posting any Feedback for another User.

Disclaimer: MCF does not and cannot review every Feedback or posting posted to the Portal. These prohibitions do not require MCF to monitor, police or remove any Feedback or postings or other information submitted by You or any other User.

  • INDEMNITY:

Except in the event of   fraud or wilful misconduct of MCF, the User agrees to indemnify and hold harmless MCF, its Directors, its officers, employees, authorized representatives and agents, against any claims, losses, damages, expenses, costs or other liability (including reasonable lawyers’ and expert’s fees and expenses) arising from:

  • User or third-party use of the Portal through the account of the User and/or any acts or omissions in relation to such use thereof;
  • Alleged infringement, misappropriation of intellectual property rights or other rights of third parties in respect of User Information, or other content on the Portal;
  • User’s breach of these Terms of Use;
  • Any violation of applicable laws, regulations or other legal mandates by the User;
  • Gross negligence, fraud, or wilful misconduct of the User,
  • Any and all third-party disputes, as well as disputes with other Users or Organizations.

MCF shall promptly give the User written notice of any claim; shall give the User sole control of the defense and settlement of the claim, provided that the User may not settle any Claim unless the settlement unconditionally releases MCF of all liability; and shall provide all reasonable assistance to the User, at the User’s expense.

  •  INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:

The Users, agree and acknowledge that the Portal and all content, (apart from Organization Content, Organization Information, User Content and User Information) including any intellectual property rights therein, are the sole property of MCF (“MCF Data”) or its licensors as the case may be and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein (“Marks”), are owned by MCF. Other trademarks, names and logos on this Portal are the property of their respective owners. It is expressly mentioned herein that the User/s shall have no rights of any kind with respect to the MCF Data posted on the Portal.

MCF Data on the Portal is provided to You AS IS for Your information and personal use only and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of MCF or the respective owners. You agree not to use, copy, or distribute, any of the MCF Data or Marks. If You download or print a copy of any MCF Data for personal use, You must display all copyright and other proprietary notices contained thereon. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security features of the Portal or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any MCF Data or enforce limitations on use of the Portal or MCF Data therein.

The Portal contains MCF Data and Marks, which are, or may become, protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret and other laws, and MCF owns and retains all rights in MCF Data and Marks. Subject to these End User Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, MCF hereby grants a non-exclusive, limited, non-transferable, non-sublicensable and revocable license to the User to access and use the functionalities of the Portal to enable the User(s) to avail of the applicable Services as described in Section I (v) provided, however, that:

  • You will not copy, distribute, or make derivative works of the Portal in any medium without MCF’s prior written consent;
  • You will not alter or modify any part of the Portal other than as permitted and as may be reasonably necessary to use the Portal for its intended purposes; and
  • You will at all times act in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Terms of Use and in accordance with all applicable laws.

The User agrees and acknowledges that all right, title and interest in any Organization Content shall vest solely with the Organization.

All User Information shall be the property of the respective Users providing the same, subject to the Privacy Policy as well as declarations made by Organizations pertaining to additional User Information, if any collected from time to time.

  1. GENERAL TERMS OF USE
  1. Access to the Portal:
  • Information provided by You including User Information, shall be viewed by Organizations and may be viewed by other third parties on a need-to-know basis. You represent that You have all rights required to provide the information that You have provided to the Portal, including the User Information and represent that the information is true and accurate.
  • You will be solely responsible for Your acts on the Portal including those conducted under the identity assigned to You. 
  • MCF may, in its sole discretion, permit or deny Your attempt to access or use the Portal and You waive any right to claim access to or use of the Portal. Any data relating to Your usage of the Portal may be retained or deleted at MCF’s discretion, in accordance with the Privacy Policy.
  • You acknowledge that the Services being provided to You under these Terms are being provided in accordance with the laws of India. If You choose to avail of the Services hereunder anywhere outside India, You choose to do so at Your own risk and You shall be solely responsible for any compliance with any applicable laws in the jurisdiction from where You access the Services or use the Portal.
  • Prohibited Uses: 

The Users shall abide by the policies of MCF which shall be updated on the Portal from time to time. Further, MCF, through the Portal, provides for various communication channels including but not limited to chat boxes, comments sections, file, image, video and audio chat and screen sharing options, etc. between the various Users, MCF or any person otherwise authorized to access the Portal. In relation to the use and access of the Portal its content and features or the Services, You hereby agree and undertake not to upload, modify, transmit, publish, update or share any Prohibited Content (as provided for herein below), which to the best of Your knowledge after conducting a diligent inquiry:

  • belongs to another person and to which You do not have any right;
  • is grossly harmful, harassing, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, 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 in accordance with the laws in Your jurisdiction;
  • harms minors in any way;
  • infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights or which violates any law for the time being in force or which deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;
  • impersonates another person;
  • contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource;
  • threatens the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of India or the country wherein the Users are located, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognisable offence or prevents investigation of any offence;
  • violates any applicable law or regulation.

You further agree that You shall:

  • not use any automated system, including but not limited to, “robots”, “spiders”, “offline readers”, “scrapers” etc., to access the Portal, for any purpose, without MCF’s prior written approval.
  • not in any manual or automated manner collect information, personal or otherwise, of any other User/s on the Portal including but not limited to, names, addresses, phone numbers, or email addresses, copying copyrighted text or content, or otherwise misuse or misappropriate the Portal’s information or content, including but not limited to, use on a “mirrored”, competitive, or third party site, except with the prior written consent of MCF or through a lawful and valid communication with such other User through any valid communication channel provided on the Portal.
  • not take any action that (a) unreasonably encumbers or, in MCF’s sole view, may unreasonably encumber the Portal’s infrastructure; (b) interferes or attempts to interfere with the proper working of the Portal or any third-party participation on the Portal; or (c) bypasses MCF’s measures that are used to prevent or restrict access to the Portal.
  • not indulge in framing or hotlinking or deep linking any contents from the Portal.
  • You have no right and You will not use any web-crawler or any data harvesting tools to harvest data of any sort from the Portal.
  • not collect or harvest any personally identifiable data, including without limitation, names or other Account information, from the Portal, nor use the communication systems provided by the Portal for any use other than as intended under the Portal and in accordance with the Privacy Policy.
  • You further agree not to engage in any unauthorized use of the Portal or content therein or the Services; or violate the privacy of any person.
  • We may identify and collate and aggregate such Users or businesses reported for abuse or discrimination in order to take corrective action including, where required, blacklisting, offboarding or terminating access to Portal of such Users.
  • Payments

Each User undertakes and agrees that, if applicable, all payments to be made for the Services obtained under or through the Portal shall be made through the payment system provided in the Portal.

  • Taxes

As federal, state, provincial and local tax laws vary significantly, You understand and agree that You are solely responsible for determining Your own tax reporting requirements in consultation with tax advisors, and that we cannot and do not offer tax advice to any User. Further, You understand that MCF shall not be responsible or liable in any manner in relation to tax liability of a User for receipt of any income from Services provided through the Portal.

  • CONTRACT TERMS BETWEEN ORGANIZATION AND USERS
  • MCF not a Party to any Contract between the Organization and Users

Each Organization and the User hereby acknowledges and agrees that MCF is not a party to any oral or written contract entered into between the Organization and Users in connection with any Service offered and accepted, directly or indirectly, through the Portal. Each Organization and User acknowledges, agrees and understands that MCF only seeks to provide a platform wherein the Users can be brought together and MCF itself has no role in the execution or provision of services or performance of obligations under a contract. This disclaimer is in addition to the disclaimers provided under Section XIII herein.

  • Disputes between Organization and Users

Subject to the provisions regarding disputes between Portal participants in connection with Feedback, Your interactions with individuals and/or Organizations found on or through the Portal, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such transactions or dealings, are solely between You and such individual or organization. You should take reasonable precautions and make such investigation or inquiries You deem necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any transaction with any third party, including without limitation, the Users on the Portal.

Notwithstanding the foregoing, You agree that since MCF only seeks to provide a platform wherein different Users can access certain mentoring services, MCF shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort whatsoever incurred as the result of any such transaction or dealings between You and the other Users. If there is a dispute between Users on the Portal, You acknowledge and agree that MCF is under no obligation to become involved. In the event that a dispute arises between You and one or more Users or any third party, You hereby release the MCF, its officers, managers, members, directors, employees, attorneys, agents, and successors in rights from any claims, demands, liabilities and damages (actual and consequential) of every kind or nature, known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, foreseeable or unforeseeable, disclosed or undisclosed, arising out of or in any way related to such disputes and/or the Portal or any service provided thereunder. Further, the indemnity provided herein is in addition to the indemnities provided under Section VII herein above.

  • DISCLAIMERS:
  • The Portal and any content therein are provided on an “as is” basis. MCF hereby disclaims all representations and warranties, either express or implied, with respect to the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of the content on the Portal, including without limitation representations and warranties of any kind, either express or implied, representations and warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement. Where applicable laws do not permit the disclaimer of representations or warranties to the extent detailed above, the said representations or warranties are disclaimed to the maximum limit permitted by applicable law.
  • You expressly release MCF and where applicable its trustees, officers, employees, authorized representatives, assigns and agents from any cost, damage, liability or other consequence of any use by You of the Portal, the Services and any content therein.
  • You understand and acknowledge that it is at Your own discretion and based on our judgment that You navigate and use the Portal.
  • MCF reserves the right to upload and remove any content including User Information that may be accessed by You on the Portal.
  • The Portal may contain links to third party platforms/portals/applications/web pages maintained or controlled by third parties.  MCF shall not be responsible in any manner for the contents of these third-party platforms and if You should choose to use the link to view the third-party platforms, You choose to do so at Your own risk. 

You hereby expressly acknowledge that MCF or its staff, are not rendering personal advice and have no expertise in determining the effect on the User following any information, instruction, direction or advice that may be featured in the content of the Portal. User(s) further acknowledge that MCF will be in no way be responsible for any risk/outcome associated with using/relying on the Organization Content, that the User may access on the Portal and that the User will be solely responsible for the same.

  • Users hereby understand and acknowledge that all Services provided on the Portal shall be for general informational, instructional and mentoring purposes only and unless mentioned otherwise by respective Organizations or Representatives, Organization Content is prepared without considering Your individual circumstances, objectives and/ or personal needs.
  • LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: 

Except in the event of fraud or wilful misconduct of MCF, the maximum aggregate liability of MCF to You or any third party, whether in contract, tort, negligence, warranty, indemnity or otherwise, howsoever arising, whether in connection with these Terms of Use, Your access and use of the Portal, its contents, Services or for any reason related to the operation of the Portal, shall not exceed Rs. 100/- (Rupees One Hundred Only). Except in the event of fraud or wilful misconduct of MCF, in no event shall MCF be liable to the You and any third party, for any loss of profits (anticipated or real), loss of reputation, loss of data, or any indirect, special, incidental, consequential, punitive, tort or other damages, however caused, whether or not it has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

  • COMPLAINTS:

MCF takes matters related to intellectual property rights and privacy very seriously. Should You have any complaints regarding the Portal, including but not limited to abuse and misuse of the Portal, copyright infringement and the like, or any issues related to data privacy please report the issues about copyright and data privacy to info@mentortechcollective.org. Please provide Your name, email address, physical address and contact numbers so that MCF may be in a position to verify details or check the authenticity of the complaints.

  • COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT TAKE DOWN PROCEDURE

MCF has high regard for intellectual property rights and expects the same to be employed by its Users and/or Organizations. MCF may, in appropriate circumstances and at its discretion, forthwith terminate the Account or prohibit access to the Portal of Organizations who infringe upon the intellectual property rights of others. If You believe that Your work has been copied and posted on the Portal in a way that constitutes copyright infringement and/or trademark infringement, please contact us at info@mentortechcollective.org by providing the following or additional details:

  • identification of the copyrighted and/or trademarked work claimed to have been infringed, or, if multiple works at a single online site are covered by a single notification, a representative list of such works at that site;
  • identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled at the Portal, and information reasonably sufficient to permit MCF to locate the material;
  • a written statement that You have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright and/or trademark owner, its agent, or the law;
  • information reasonably sufficient to permit MCF to contact You as the complaining party, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an electronic mail address at which You may be contacted;
  • an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive interest that is allegedly infringed; and
  • a statement by You, made under penalty of perjury, that the information in Your report is accurate and that You are the owner of the exclusive right or authorized to act on the behalf of the owner of the exclusive right.

Only the owner of the intellectual property rights is permitted to report potentially infringing items through MCF’s reporting system set forth above. If You are not the owner of the intellectual property rights, You should contact the owner of the intellectual property rights and they can choose whether to use the procedures set forth in these Terms of Use.

  • MISCELLANEOUS

    • Termination: MCF reserves the rights to terminate Your access to the Portal or restrict Your access to the Portal at any time, in its sole discretion including for Your violation of these Terms. Further, if We discover or are intimated through any means that You have uploaded, modified, transmitted, published, updated or shared any Prohibited Content, or that You are engaging in any unlawful or unauthorized activity through the Portal all of which We will determine in our sole discretion. Further, You acknowledge MCF’s right to do so and waive any claim that You may have arising from such termination or restriction. MCF acknowledges that if it exercises its rights to terminate Your access to the Portal, You will lose access to the Organization Content and mentoring programmes carried out through the Portal. Notwithstanding the termination of access, all provisions which by their nature are intended to survive shall survive termination and continue to be applicable. We reserve the right to take appropriate legal action against You and the Representatives for any breach of this terms of use.
  • Force Majeure: In no event shall MCF be liable for any acts beyond its control or for any acts of god.
  • Third-party Links, Contact Forms and Phone Numbers:
  1. The Portal may provide information regarding third party website(s), affiliates or business partners and/ or contain links to their websites. Such information and links are provided solely for the purpose of Your reference.
  2. MCF is not endorsing the material on those websites, is not responsible for such errors and representation nor is it associated with it and You shall access these websites at Your own risk.
  3. Further, You are advised to take precautions to ensure that all links You select or software You download from the websites, is free of such items such as, but not limited to, viruses, worms, trojan horses, defects and other items of a destructive nature.
  4. The websites may contain links to or at times connect or redirect You to websites, apps, services and resources owned or controlled by third parties (collectively “Third Party Services”).
  5. The Portal does not control or monitor such Third-Party Services and You acknowledge and agree that MCF is not responsible or liable for the content, functionality or practices of such Third-Party Services. When You follow a link on these websites, material at a third-party website may be displayed in Your browser consisting of material on these websites. This material is also third-party material for the purpose of these Terms of Use. 
  6. The inclusion of links to Third Party Services on the websites does not imply approval or endorsement of Third – Party Services by MCF, nor does it suggest any association with operators of such Third-Party Services. The Portal provides these links only as a convenience and does not review, approve, monitor, endorse, warrant, or make any representations with respect to third party websites.
  7. If You decide to leave the Portal and access Third Party Services, You do so at Your own risk. We suggest that You read the terms of use and privacy policies (if any) of those Third-Party Services. You agree not to hold MCF responsible for any harm that may arise based on Your access to or use of any Third-Party Services. The Users agree that the information and links present in the Portal may not be owned by MCF. MCF has entered into agreements with certain third-party service providers who provide MCF with the service of populating the Portal with Content for the benefit of the Users. Any sharing of the content provided by the service providers shall be in compliance with these Terms of Use.
  • Access: MCF does not make any claim that the Portal and its contents may be lawfully viewed or accessed in the jurisdiction You are viewing it in. You are solely responsible for complying with laws applicable to You.
  • No Agency or Partnership: No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of the Terms of Use or Your use of any part of the Portal, including without limitation, the contract between the Organization and Users. You do not have any authority whatsoever to bind MCF in any respect. Neither MCF nor any Users of the Portal may direct or control the day-to-day activities of the other or create or assume any obligation on behalf of the other.
  • Waiver: No waiver of any provision of these Terms of Use shall be binding unless executed and notified by MCF in writing to You.  No waiver of any of the provisions of these Terms of Use shall be deemed or shall constitute a waiver of any other provision and no waiver shall constitute a continuing waiver. You hereby waive any present or future claims You have against MCF arising from Your use of the Portal or any other User’s conduct.
  • Entire Agreement: These Terms of Use, the Privacy Policy and any other agreements You execute with MCF as relevant, shall constitute the entire agreement between You and MCF for the use of the Portal. Any modification to these Terms of Use shall only be binding if posted on the Portal by MCFand the User continues to use the Portal or the Services after the new and/or revised Terms are effective.
  • Assignment: You may not assign Your obligations under this Terms of Use or any part thereof without the prior written consent of MCF.
  • Severability: If any provision of these Terms of Use is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, it will not affect the validity or enforceability of the other provisions of these Terms of Use, which shall remain in full force and effect.
  • Governing Law: These Terms of Use are governed by the laws of India. Any disputes that may arise in connection herewith or relating to these Terms of Use shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the competent courts at Bengaluru, India.
  • Language: This document may be translated into different language/s. In the event of any conflict between the translated version and this version of the Terms of Use, the clauses of this version of the Terms of Use in English shall prevail.