Terms & Conditions
As updated on November 09th, 2020
Welcome to the AgroStar’s terms and condition. These terms and conditions (“Terms and Conditions”), are between AgroStar and you, (hereinafter referred to as “You” or “Your” or “User(s)”). By accessing our website [object Object] (“Website”) and/or our app ‘AgroStar Gold Service’ App or AgroStar App, Website and App together shall be referred to as “AgroStar Platform”, you agree to be bound by the provisions of these Terms and Conditions.
A. About AgroStar
The domain name, Website and the Apps are owned, registered and operated by Ulink Agritech Private Limited, a private company incorporated under the (Indian) Companies Act, 1956, and having its registered office at E-Space IT Park, Office No - 101 BC A1 Bld., 46/1 Nagar Road, Next to Inorbit Mall Pune 411014 , Maharashtra, India, (hereinafter referred to as “AgroStar” or “ us” or “we” or “our” or “Company”).
B. AgroStar Platform
These Terms and Conditions apply to all Users of the AgroStar Platform, including AgroStar’s educators who are also contributors of educational Content on the AgroStar Gold Service App. The AgroStar Platform includes all aspects of the Website and Apps which includes but is not limited to products, software and service offered via the AgroStar Platform, such as the AgroStar online platform, AgroStar Gold Service, AgroStar Bytes and any other service or application that AgroStar introduces from time to time.
AgroStar Gold Service Application is an online platform that supports and facilitates the online educational videos/live session or tutorials, by the AgroStar authorised and trained educators to give online education services to across the farmers. AgroStar clearly specify that the education or services provided via session are best in practice but AgroStar does not claim that provided 100% result or effectiveness to the end user and AgroStar Is not liable to any loss or damages occurred to the end user by following the services provided to them by the educators. The end users agrees that they never raise any claim against the AgroStar regarding the services provided to them.
You agree and acknowledge that AgroStar shall have the right at any time to change or discontinue any aspect or feature of the AgroStar Platform, including, but not limited to, the User Content, hours of availability and equipment needed for access or use. Further, AgroStar may discontinue disseminating any portion of information or category of information may change or eliminate any transmission method and may change transmission speeds or other signal characteristics. AgroStar reserves the right to refuse access to the AgroStar Platform, terminate Accounts, remove or edit contents without any notice to You.
C. AgroStar Accounts
In order to access some of the features of the AgroStar Platform, you may have to create your account with AgroStar. You agree and confirm that you will never use another User’s account nor provide access to your account to any third-party. When creating your account, you confirm that the information so provided is accurate and complete. Further, you agree that you are solely responsible for the activities that occur on your account, and you shall keep your account password secure and not share the same with anyone. You must notify AgroStar immediately of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your account. At no point in time will AgroStar be liable for any losses caused by any unauthorized use of your account, you shall solely be liable for the losses caused to AgroStar or others due to such unauthorized use, if any. AgroStar takes no responsibility for any User Content that is uploaded on the AgroStar Platform without any permission form the authorised representative,
D. Access, Permissions and Restrictions
AgroStar hereby grants you permission to access and use the AgroStar Platform as set forth in these Terms and Conditions, provided that:
You agree not to distribute in any medium any part of the AgroStar Platform or the content without AgroStar’s prior written authorization.
You agree not to alter or modify any part of the AgroStar Platform.
You agree not to access content of any other User through any technology or means other than the video playback pages of the AgroStar Platform itself.
You agree not to use the AgroStar Platform for any of the following commercial uses
You agree to receive installs and updates from time to time from AgroStar. These updates are designed to improve, enhance and further develop the AgroStar Platform and may take the form of bug fixes, enhanced functions, new software modules and completely new versions. You agree to receive such updates (and permit AgroStar to deliver these to you) as part of your use of the AgroStar Platform.
You agree not to use or launch any automated system, including without limitation, “robots,” “spiders,” or “offline readers,” that accesses the AgroStar Platform in a manner that sends more request messages to AgroStar’s servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional on-line web browser. Notwithstanding the foregoing, AgroStar grants the operators of public search engines permission to use spiders to copy materials from the site for the sole purpose of and solely to the extent necessary for creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such materials. AgroStar reserves the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific cases at any time with or without providing any notice in this regard. You agree not to collect or harvest any personally identifiable information, including account names, from the AgroStar Platform, nor to use the communication systems provided by the AgroStar Platform (e.g., comments, email) for any commercial solicitation purposes. You agree not to solicit, for commercial purposes, any Users of the AgroStar Platform with respect to User Content.
You may post reviews, comments and other content; send other communications; and submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions or other information as long as the content is not illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringement 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 other form of spam. Further, you give AgroStar limited, royalty free, worldwide, non-exclusive license to use the User Content and communication in developing its AgroStar Platform and in any of its marketing or promotional activities.
In your use of the AgroStar Platform, you will at all times comply with all applicable laws and regulations.
AgroStar reserves the right to discontinue any aspect of the AgroStar Platform at any time with or without notice at its sole discretion.
E. Content Use
In addition to the general restrictions mentioned above, the following limitation and conditions shall apply to your use of the Content.
AgroStar Content utilized on the AgroStar Platform which shall include but not be limited to trademarks, service marks and logos (“Marks”), process, images, software, graphics are owned by or licensed to AgroStar and subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under the law.
You may access Content for your information and personal use solely as intended through the provided functionality on the AgroStar Platform and as permitted under these Terms and Conditions. You shall not download any User Content unless you see a “download” or similar link displayed by AgroStar on the AgroStar Platform for that User Content. You shall not copy, reproduce, make available online or electronically transmit, publish, adapt, distribute, transmit, broadcast, display, sell, license, or otherwise exploit any User Content for any other purposes other than as provided herein without the prior written consent of AgroStar or the respective licensors of the User Content. AgroStar and its licensors reserve all rights not expressly granted in and to the AgroStar Platform and the User Content.
You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the AgroStar Platform or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any User Content or enforce limitations on use of the AgroStar Platform or the User Content therein.
F. Content and Conduct
As an AgroStar User, you may submit User Content on the AgroStar Platform, including videos and User comments. You understand that AgroStar does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any User Content you submit.
For clarity, AgroStar has retain ownership of all the tutorials, session, educational content uploaded to the Application. AgroStar has exclusive right to, distribute, display, publish, make available online or electronically transmit, the educational Content in connection with the AgroStar Platform and AgroStar’s (and its successors’ and affiliates’) business, including without limitation for promoting and redistributing part or all of the AgroStar Platform in any media formats and through any media channels. AgroStar hereby grant each User of the AgroStar Platform a limited, non-exclusive license to access educational Content through the AgroStar Platform.
Furthermore, AgroStar confirm that the education Content uploaded by educators is not:
False, inaccurate or misleading;
Infringe any third party’s copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy;
Violate any law, statue, ordinance or regulation;
defamatory, unlawfully threatening or unlawfully harassing;
obscene or contain pornography.
Contain any viruses, trojan horses, worms, cancelbots or other computer programming routines that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, data or personal information.
You understand and confirm that you shall not during your use of the AgroStar Platforms at any time post or publish any content, comments or act in any way which will amount to harassment of any other User, whether a learner or an educator. If at any given point it comes to the notice of AgroStar that you are engaged in any kind of harassment of other Users, then in such a case you agree that AgroStar shall have the sole right to suspend/terminate your account with immediate effect and without any notice of such suspension or termination and we also reserve the right in our sole discretion to initiate any legal proceedings against you in such cases.
AgroStar at its sole discretion may process any audio or audio-visual content uploaded by you to the AgroStar Platform to confirm if the same is in accordance with the AgroStar internal quality requirements and is compatible with the AgroStar Platform.
AgroStar does not endorse any User Content submitted on the AgroStar Platform by any User or other licensor, or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and AgroStar expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with User Content. AgroStar does not permit copyright infringing activities and infringement of intellectual property rights on the AgroStar Platform, and AgroStar will remove all User Content if properly notified that such Content infringes on another’s intellectual property rights. AgroStar reserves the right to remove User Content without prior notice if it has reason to believe that the User Content infringes any copyright.
G. AgroStar Gold Service- Subscription
Please refer to AgroStar Gold Service – Subscription terms and conditions to know more about the terms that shall govern your subscription. AgroStar Gold service – Subscription is exclusive for the Users who have subscribed. You shall not give any unauthorized access or distribute or reproduce the Educational Content (as defined in the Subscription terms and conditions) to a third party.
In the event that AgroStar becomes aware of any Users giving unauthorized access to any third party or distributing or reproducing any Educational Content to or any third-party channel or media, AgroStar reserves the right to suspend or terminate the said User’s account with immediate effect.
H. AgroStar Intellectual Property Right
The AgroStar Platform, the processes, and their selection and arrangement, including but not limited to all text, graphics, User interfaces, visual interfaces, sounds and music (if any), artwork and computer code on the AgroStar Platform is owned and controlled by AgroStar and the design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, look and feel and arrangement of such content mentioned hereinabove is protected by copyright, patent and trademark laws, and various other national and international IPR laws and regulations. Unless otherwise indicated or anything contained to the contrary, or any proprietary material owned by a third-party and so expressly mentioned, AgroStar owns all IPR to and into the trademark “AGROSTAR”, AGROSTAR GOLD SERVICE and the AgroStar Platform. the mark “ AgroStar” is the sole property of AgroStar. Reproduction in whole or in part of the same is strictly prohibited unless used with an express written permission from AgroStar.
Any refunds that are to be processed shall be processed in accordance with AgroStar’s refund policy.
J. Electronic Communication
When you visit AgroStar Platform or send email to us, you are communicating with us electronically. By communicating with us, you consent to receive communication from us electronically. We will communicate with you by email or posting notices on AgroStar Platform. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures, disclaimers, offers and other communications that are provided to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communication should be in writing.
K. Termination of Account
AgroStar will terminate a User's access to the AgroStar Platform, if
the User is a repeat copyright infringer;
the Users breaches any terms of these Terms and Conditions.
Violation of any applicable laws;
your use of the AgroStar Platform disrupts our business operations or affects any other party/ User; or
you have behaved in a way, which objectively could be regarded as inappropriate or unlawful or illegal or which would bring any claims against AgroStar.
AgroStar reserves the right to decide whether User Content violates these Terms and Conditions for reasons other than copyright infringement, such as, but not limited to, pornography, obscenity, or excessive length or any other parameter that AgroStar deems fit from time to time. AgroStar may at any time, without prior notice and in its sole discretion, remove such User Content and/or terminate a User's account for submitting such material in violation of these Terms and Conditions.
We may suspend access to the AgroStar Platforms or require You to change Your password if we reasonably believe that the AgroStar Platforms have been or are likely to be misused, and we will notify You accordingly. Any termination of Your registration and/or Account or the AgroStar Platforms will not affect liability previously incurred by You.
L. Effective of Termination
In case any of the above-mentioned cases occur, AgroStar reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate or suspend the User’s account with immediate effect. Upon suspension or termination of the User’s account: User access shall be terminated immediately, and the User shall not be able to access the said terminated account.
You will not without obtaining prior written consent of AgroStar, disclose to third party any Confidential Information (as defined below) that is disclosed to you during the term of your use of the AgroStar Platform.
For the purpose of this clause Confidential Information shall include but shall not be limited to employee details, User list, business model, processes, ideas, concepts etc. relating to AgroStar or AgroStar Platform which are not available in the public domain. You acknowledge and agree that the Confidential Information so provided to you shall at all time be the property of AgroStar and any breach of the same shall cause irreparable damage to us.
YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE AGROSTAR PLATFORM SHALL BE AT YOUR SOLE RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, AGROSTAR, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AND AGENTS EXCLUDE ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, IN CONNECTION WITH THE AGROSTAR PLATFORM AND YOUR USE THEREOF. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, AGROSTAR EXCLUDES ALL WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS, TERMS OR REPRESENTATIONS ABOUT THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE USER CONTENT OR THE CONTENT OF ANY SITES SO LINKED AND ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF USER CONTENT OR ANY CONTENT ON AGROSTAR, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF THE AGROSTAR PLATFORM, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE AGROSTAR PLATFORM, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE AGROSTAR PLATFORM BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY USER CONTENT OR ANY OTHER CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY USER CONTENT OR ANY OTHER CONTENT THAT IS POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE AGROSTAR PLATFORM. AGROSTAR DOES NOT WARRANT, ENDORSE, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY USER CONTENT OR AGROSTAR PLATFORM ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE AGROSTAR PLATFORM OR ANY HYPERLINKED SERVICES OR FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISING, AND AGROSTAR WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS OF USER CONTENT OR SERVICES. AS WITH THE PURCHASE OF A SUBSCRIPTION OR SERVICE THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE.
O. Limitation of Liability
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT SHALL AGROSTAR, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, LOSSES OR EXPENSES OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY (I) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF USER CONTENT OR ANY OTHER CONTENT AVAILABLE AT AGROSTAR, (II) PERSONAL INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE, OF ANY NATURE WHATSOEVER, RESULTING FROM YOUR ACCESS TO AND USE OF OUR AGROSTAR PLATFORMS, (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, (IV) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE AGROSTAR PLATFORM, (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE, WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH OUR AGROSTAR PLATFORMS BY ANY THIRD PARTY, AND/OR (V) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY USER CONTENT OR ANY OTHER CONTENT OR FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF ANY CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE AGROSTAR PLATFORM, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT, OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT AGROSTAR IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
WE UNDERSTAND THAT, IN SOME JURISDICTIONS, WARRANTIES, DISCLAIMERS AND CONDITIONS MAY APPLY THAT CANNOT BE LEGALLY EXCLUDED, IF THAT IS TRUE IN YOUR JURISDICTION, THEN TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, AGROSTAR LIMITS ITS LIABILITY FOR ANY CLAIMS UNDER THOSE WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS TO EITHER SUPPLYING YOU THE AGROSTAR PLATFORMS AGAIN.
YOU SPECIFICALLY ACKNOWLEDGE THAT AGROSTAR SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR USER CONTENT OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU.
THE AGROSTAR PLATFORM IS CONTROLLED AND OFFERED BY AGROSTAR FROM ITS FACILITIES IN INDIA. AGROSTAR MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS THAT THE AGROSTAR PLATFORM IS APPROPRIATE OR AVAILABLE FOR USE IN OTHER LOCATIONS. THOSE WHO ACCESS OR USE THE AGROSTAR PLATFORM FROM OTHER JURISDICTIONS DO SO AT THEIR OWN VOLITION AND ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR COMPLIANCE WITH LOCAL LAW.
To the extent permitted by applicable law, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless AgroStar, its parent corporation, officers, directors, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorney's fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to the AgroStar Platform; (ii) your violation of any term of these Terms and Conditions; (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, property, or privacy right; (iv) any claim that your User Content caused damage to a third party; or (v) violation of any applicable laws. This defence and indemnification obligation will survive these Terms and Conditions and your use of the AgroStar Platform.
Q. Eligibility to use and Acceptance of the Terms and Conditions
You affirm that you are either more than 18 years of age, or possess legal parental or guardian consent, and are fully able and competent to enter into the terms, conditions, obligations, affirmations, representations, and warranties set forth in these Terms and Conditions, and to abide by and comply with these Terms and Conditions. If you are under 18 years of age, then please talk to your parents or guardian before using the AgroStar Platform.
AgroStar reserves the right to refuse access to use the AgroStar Platforms to any Users or to suspend and/or terminate access granted to existing registered Users at any time without according any reasons for doing so.
We provide these Terms and Conditions with our AgroStar Platform so that you know what terms apply to your use. You acknowledge that we have given you a reasonable opportunity to review these Terms and Conditions and that you have agreed to them. You agree and acknowledge that your use of the AgroStar Platform is subject to the most current version of the Terms and Conditions made available on the AgroStar Platform at the time of such use.
R. Force Majeure
AgroStar shall not be liable for failure to perform, or the delay in performance of, any of its obligations if, and to the extent that, such failure or delay is caused by events substantially beyond the its control, including but not limited to acts of God, acts of the public enemy or governmental body in its sovereign or contractual capacity, war, terrorism, floods, fire, strikes, epidemics, civil unrest or riots, power outage, and/or unusually severe weather.
S. Information Technology Act
You are advised not to post any information or messages that are, or that may be construed, as being malicious , defamatory, inappropriate, slanderous, pornographic or otherwise sexually oriented or that makes attacks on or the otherwise opines or comments on any individuals or groups of individuals, educational institutions or any other entities whatsoever (whether companies, firms, or any other institutions). You also agree not to post any information to which you do not have copyrights or other appropriate permissions to post in public forum. Your failure to comply with these terms may result in removal of your postings without prior notice to User. The IP address of all posts is recorded to aid in enforcing these conditions.
T. Other Laws
Certain laws require to maintain data with respect to the AgroStar Platform and other personal information in a prescribed format and AgroStar will use all the information to the extent required in compliance with the applicable laws and as may be directed or amended from time to time.
U. Governing Law and Jurisdiction
The Terms and Conditions are governed by and constructed in accordance with the laws of India, without reference to conflict of laws principles and you irrevocably and unconditionally submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in Pune, Maharashtra, India.
V. Modification, Amendment or Termination
AgroStar may, in its sole discretion, modify or revise these Terms and Conditions and policies at any time, and you agree to be bound by such modifications or revisions. Your continued use of the AgroStar Platform post any modification of the Terms and Conditions shall be taken as your consent and acceptance to such modifications. Nothing in these Terms and Conditions shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits.
If any part of these Terms and Conditions is unlawful, void or unenforceable, that part of will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. Any notice required to be given in connection with the AgroStar Platform shall be in writing and sent to the registered office of AgroStar. We do not guarantee continuous, uninterrupted or secure access to the AgroStar Platform, and operation of the AgroStar Platform may be interfered by numerous factors outside our control. Headings are for reference purpose only an on no way define, limit, construe or describe the scope or extent of such section. Out failure to act with respect to any breach by you or others does not waive our right to act with respect to subsequent or similar breaches.
X. Refund Policy
Please read the subscription terms and conditions carefully before subscribing to any of the subscription plans, as once you have subscribed you cannot change, cancel your subscription plan. Once you subscribe and make the required payment, it shall be final and there cannot be any changes or modifications to the same and neither will there be any refund.
We at AgroStar strive to ensure that our Users have a conducive learning and teaching environment, which includes interactions between the Users to allow the flow of knowledge and exchange of ideas. Keeping the interactive nature of the Platform in mind it is essential to ensure that the Platform is not misused in anyway that would warrant any User having a less than amazing experience and following the guidelines we have given below would be a great way to do that. You as a User may come cross content that you feel is inappropriate, and we have provided means by which you can report or flag such content, but do keep in mind that the reporting option should be used judiciously and if you have any doubts, i.e. if the content is inappropriate please go through the guidelines to make an informed decision.
1. Guidelines for acts and content that are prohibited
Harmful or dangerous content: We at AgroStar believe the Platform is a safe space for learners and educators alike and would like your help in ensuring that it remains so. Keeping this in mind any content which incites or promotes violence that may cause physical or emotional harm or endanger the safety of any individual is expressly prohibited on the Platform. Content that requires references to harmful or dangerous acts solely for educational purposes are allowed. The sale and promotion of any regulated or illegal goods is not allowed. The Platform is to be used only for the permitted uses as detailed under the Terms and Conditions.
Hateful content: We realise that there may be instances when there are exchange of ideas and opinions which is essential in the learning process, while we agree that individuals have the right to voice their opinion, we do not encourage or tolerate any hate speech. Hate speech is any content where the sole objective is inciting hatred against specific individuals or groups with respect to but not limited to race or ethnic origin, country caste, religion, disability, gender, age, sexual orientation/gender identity etc.
Violent and graphic content: AgroStar Gold service is an educational Platform and the content uploaded is restricted to educational content alone, content that is violent or graphic is prohibited. You are requested to ensure that if there are references being made to violent or graphic situations of instances, it should solely be for education purposes. Content whose sole objective is to sensationalise, shock or disturb individuals is not allowed. AgroStar does not allow any content related to terrorism, such as content that promotes terrorist acts or incites violence, is not to be uploaded on the Platform in any manner.
Harassment and bullying: AgroStar Platform is used by many users on a daily basis and it is important to be respectful and kind to your fellow users, we do not tolerate any form of harassment or bullying on the Platform and strive to keep the Platform a safe space to foster learning. Harassment in this case would include but not be limited to abusive videos, comments, messages, revealing someone’s personal information, including sensitive personally identifiable information of individuals, content or comments uploaded in order to humiliate someone, sexual harassment or sexual bullying in any form.
Spam: Posting untargeted, unwanted and repetitive content in lessons, comments of messages with an intention to spam the Platform and to drive traffic from the Platform to other third-party sites is in direct violation of our Terms and Conditions. Posting links to external websites with malware and other prohibited sites is not allowed. The use or launch of any automated system in any manner that sends more request messages to AgroStar’s servers in a given period of time that is more than a human can reasonably produce using a conventional on-line web browser is prohibited and you can take a look at our Terms and Conditions for more details on the same including exceptions to this prohibition to public search engines.
Misleading metadata: Misuse of title, description, tags, thumbnail and bios and other features which constitutes the Metadata on the Platform is not allowed. Using these features to trick or circumvent our search algorithms is prohibited
Scams: Any content uploaded/posted in order to trick others for their own financial gain is not allowed and we at AgroStar do not tolerate any practices of extortion or blackmail either.
Copyright: Please refer to our copyright policy provided in our Terms and Conditions to know more about proprietary information relating to User Content and AgroStar Content.
Impersonation: Impersonating another person is not permitted while using the AgroStar Platform. In this case impersonation would mean the intention to cause confusion regarding who the real person is by pretending to be them. This can be done by means of using names, image, documents, certificates etc. not belonging to you or not used to identify you. Pretending to be a company, institute, group etc.by using their logo, brand name or any distinguishing mark would also amount to impersonation and could also be a potential trademark infringement.
Interaction with AgroStar: At AgroStar offices we treat each other with respect and have a healthy and supportive work environment. We believe in hands on interaction with our users to help them navigate and gain the maximum benefit from the platform. Should you find yourselves interacting with any person from AgroStar please ensure that you maintain the same decorum you would while using this Platform. We do not encourage any communication with AgroStar employee of staff that is hateful, abusive or sexually suggestive in any manner.
2. Reporting tools
You can report any content that you believe falls under the ambit of any of the prohibited acts, violative of any intellectual property rights or spam. The report option is made available for the videos as well as the comments, please ensure that you are certain that there is an issue before you report and do not make false complaints or allegations. You can write to us at Compliance@AgroStar.com for any additional support, but to ensure that the Platform remains a safe learning space we suggest you use the in-built reporting tools made available.
Tips on Do’s & Don’ts: Here are a few tips from us on how to use the platform in a safe manner:
A. Keeping yourself and your account safe
Keep your log-in credentials a secret and do not reveal your password or ID to anyone.
Create a strong password to ensure that your account is not compromised, here are some tips to ensure that your password is strong:
- Your password should be at least eight characters in length, combine numbers and letters, and not include commonly used words.
- Select a word or acronym and insert numbers between some of the letters.
- Include Special characters.
- Mix capital and lowercase letters.
- Don't reuse passwords associated with any other type of account.
- Log out of all devices to ensure that your log-in credentials are secure.
- Register with our phone number in order to ensure you have a back up in case you forget your login details.
- Do not reveal any personal information about yourself to anyone online, additionally do not meet someone you have a conversation with online in person, this could be a potentially dangerous act and you might be compromising your safety.
- If you are below the age of 18, and want to use the platform, a parent or guardian can create an account on your behalf. Persons below the age of 18 are not allowed to have individual account without the consent of a parent or guardian.
B. Reporting Content
If any content on your profile or video that would confuse persons as to who the video or contentbelongs to or leads users to believe that you have been endorsed or sponsored by another person, then the trademark of such person might have been infringed. If we receive any complaints or reports regarding the same, we may remove the content, if supported with relevant evidence.
- If you are a trademark or copyright owner and believe that your intellectual property right is being infringed, please note that you have the option of reporting the same. However, AgroStar is not at a position where they can mediate such disputes and we disclaim any liability for the same. If we receive an infringement complaint that is genuine, we may remove the content in question and serve a warning to the alleged infringer. We also suggest that before reporting the issue, both parties try to solve the disputes directly with the user who posted the content.
- If you see any content that you feel is inappropriate and violates the guidelines given here, please report the content.
In the event a fellow user harasses you or you believe that someone is being harassed on the platform you can report the user or content. You may even write to us at Complaince@AgroStar.com for any further help or assistance.
C. Posting Content
When posting videos or Session on the platform always ensure that the information is correct, the content itself does not belong to a third party and that it is free from any of the prohibited acts in these guidelines.
You will be personally held responsible for your actions on the Platform, thus please ensure that any content that you post including comments does not hurt the sentiments of any group or individual and cannot be construed as being harassment or bullying.
In this policy, the words "we", "our", and "us" refer to AgroStar and the privacy mechanism outlined identify personally identifiable or personal information that may be collected, how such information is used, and the choices you have regarding our use of this information.
AgroStar has taken all reasonable precautions to treat Personal Information as confidential with industry standards that it has implemented to protect from unauthorized access, improper use or disclosure, modification and unlawful destruction or accidental loss of the Personal Information.
User are allowed to access the Platform, register for courses and avail services available with AgroStar as a guest and without creating an account on the Platform or providing any Personal Information, AgroStar takes no responsibility or validate the information provided by the guest, except as otherwise required under any law, regulation or an order of competent authority. In order to have access to all the features and benefits on our Platform, a User is required to first create an account on our Platform. To create an account, a User is required to provide Personal Information as may be required during the time of registration. Other information requested on the registration page, including the ability to receive promotional offers from AgroStar, is optional. AgroStar may, in future, include other optional requests for information from the User to help AgroStar to customize the Platform to deliver personalized information to the User. Without User's agreement, AgroStar will not share, rent or sell any Personal Information with third parties in any way other than what is disclosed in this Policy. AgroStar may keep records of telephone calls received and made for making enquiries, registered courses, feedback or other purposes for the purpose of rendering services effectively and efficiently.
D. Personal Information
“Personal Information” shall mean the information which identifies the User, name, identification number, f email address, age, phone number, password or any financial account information etc. provided to AgroStar at the time of registration or any time thereafter.
E. Automatic Information Collection
F. Information Security
To protect the security of your Personal Information during transmission, we use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) software, which encrypts information you input. To prevent unauthorized access to sensitive information, it is important for you to monitor those who have access to your password and to your computer, laptop or any other device through which your account can be accessed. Be sure to sign off when finished while using a shared computer.
G. Use of your personal information
While availing our services you will provide access to AgroStar with your Personal Information. If that information is wrong, you can request us to modify or delete the same. AgroStar will take all reasonable measures to ensure that the Personal Information is modified and used for rendering services to you and as otherwise in compliance with laws. When editing or deleting Personal Information, we may ask you to verify your identity before we can act on your request. AgroStar may at its discretion reject any request that is contrary to law, requires un-reasonable technical efforts. We do not assure that we will delete all residual copies and archives made by any third party without our knowledge and consent.
AgroStar shall use your Personal Information to communicate with you. The said communication can either be by calls, text or emails. If at any time you wish to not receive any communication from our end you can opt-out of the same by writing to us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your Personal Information may be shared with third parties and educators who have a need or authority to receive such information, if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to comply with (i) in response to any authority having to receive such information under law (ii) any order of court (iii) detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues (iv) protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of AgroStar, our users or the public as required or permitted by law.
User choices with regard to access of information
AgroStar does not make any unsolicited calls or otherwise market any products or services, except for in relation to the purpose for which such information has been provided or taking any feedback, addressing any complaints, informing you about new features or free/paid courses. User shall not disclose their Personal Information to any third parties that us not authorised by AgroStar and verify the identity of such person who seek information. AgroStar will communicate with the Users through call, SMS, email or notices posted on the Platform or through any other means available, which shall include but not be limited to text, other forms of messaging, calls etc. The Users can change their e-mail and contact preferences at any time by logging into their account or by emailing at Compliance@agroStar.in.
AgroStar may, if you so choose, send direct mailers to you at the address given by you. You have the option to 'opt-out' of this direct mailer by way of links provided at the bottom of each mailer. We respect your privacy and to the extent that you choose not to receive such mailers, we will take all steps to remove you from the list. Should you evidence any violation of our terms and policies, please write to us at Compliance@agroStar.in and report such incident.
All the information provided to AgroStar by you, you as a User confirms that the same including sensitive Personal Information, is true, accurate and voluntary. User has the right to withdraw information at any time, in accordance with the terms of this Policy and the Terms of Service.
Report, Analysis & Confidentiality
AgroStar may have to use Personal Information without reference to any persona or identity for research, statistical analysis and business intelligence purpose and may transfer such research, statistical or intelligence data in an aggregated or non-personally identifiable form to third parties and affiliates.
All AgroStar employees and data processors, who have access to, and are associated with the processing of sensitive personal data or information, are obliged to respect the confidentiality of every User's sensitive personal data and information.
Sharing of Information
AgroStar may also disclose or transfer User's personal and other information which a User provides, to another third party as part of reorganization or a sale of the assets of AgroStar corporation division or company. Any third party to which AgroStar transfers or sells its assets will have the right to continue to use the personal and other information that a User provide to us.
To the extent necessary to provide Users with the services on the Platform, AgroStar may provide User’s Personal Information to educators, trainer or third party contractors, if any who work on behalf of or with AgroStar to provide Users with such services, to help AgroStar communicate with Users or to maintain the Platform. Generally, these contractors do not have any independent right to share this information, however certain contractors who provide services on the Platform, including the providers of online communications services, online payment gateway services, will have rights to use and disclose the Personal Information collected in connection with the provision of these services in accordance with their own privacy policies.
On unaffiliated sites, AgroStar may display interest-based advertising using information you make available to us when you interact with our Platform, content, or services. Interest-based ads, also sometimes referred to as personalised or targeted ads, are displayed to you based on information from activities such as subscription on our Platform, visiting sites that contain AgroStar content or ads. In providing interest-based ads, we follow applicable laws, as well as the Code for Self-Regulation in Advertising by the Advertising Standards Council of India and the Self-Regulatory Principles for Online Behavioral Advertising developed by the Digital Advertising Alliance (a coalition of marketing, online advertising, and consumer advocacy organizations).
We do not provide any personal information to advertisers or to third party sites that display our interest-based ads. However, advertisers and other third-parties (including the ad networks, ad-serving companies, and other service providers they may use) may assume that users who interact with or click on a personalised ad or content are part of the group that the ad or content is directed towards (for example, users in eastern India who bought or browsed for literature books). Also, some third-parties may provide us information about you (such as the sites where you have been shown ads or demographic information) from offline and online sources that we may use to provide you more relevant and useful advertising.
Revision of terms & Grievance reporting
AgroStar may update or amend this Policy at any time, with or without advance notice. In the event there are significant changes in the way AgroStar treats User's personally identifiable information, AgroStar will display a notice on the Platform or send Users an email. AgroStar's current Policy to all information that AgroStar has about Users and their account.
The trademarks, service marks, logos displayed on the AgroStar Platform are owned by AgroStar (“AgroStar Marks”). If you haven’t received our permission, do not use the AgroStar Marks as your own or in any manner that implies sponsorship or endorsement or any relation to AgroStar.
A product or service branded with the AgroStar name or logo is a reflection of AgroStar. Unless you are one of our licensees, we don’t allow others to make, sell, or give away anything with our name or logo on it.
2. Other legal notices
In the event of any other disputes or claims arising from the use of the AgroStar Platform, please get in touch with us at Complaince@agrostar.in.
Subscription & Eligibility
A. Subscription & Eligibility
AgroStar Gold Service Subscription (the "Subscription Service") is a personalized Subscription that offers, recommends and helps you discover digital educational content created and live streamed by trained educators (collectively, "Educational Content") in the category of your interest. You can access the Subscription and Educational Content, through the AgroStar Gold service mobile application by subscribing to any category of your choice from the available subscription plans (“Subscription”). The Subscription will allow you access to all the courses/classes that are on-going during your Subscription Period. If you are under 18 years of age, or the age of majority in your location, you may use the Subscription only with involvement of a parent or guardian. We personalize content and features them as part of the Subscriptions, including showing you recommendations on Educational Content in the subscribed category, features and other related categories that might be of interest to you. We also endeavor to continuously improve the Subscriptions and subscription plans to improve your subscription experience.
B. Compatible devices
In order to access the live-streamed courses/classes or to download the Educational Content in the mobile application, you will need to use a personal computer, Smart Mobile Phone portable media player, or other device that meets the system and compatibility requirements (a "Compatible Device"). The Compatible Devices may change from time to time and, in some cases, whether a device is (or remains) a Compatible Device may depend on software or systems provided or maintained by the device manufacturer or other third parties. Accordingly, devices that are Compatible Devices at one time may cease to be Compatible Devices in the future. Thus, kindly make sure that the device that you use is compatible with our system/software to avail the Subscription Service.
C. Educational content
The Subscription allows you to access live-streaming of Educational Content on a subscription basis in the subscripted category for viewing, for a limited period of time during the Subscription Period.
The Educational Content we make available to you on AgroStar Gold Service Subscription are subject to restrictions on viewing access and on the length of time we make them available to you. These restrictions may change over time as we add new features, devices and content to our Subscription Service. The following are restrictions for accessing Educational Content on AgroStar Gold Service Subscription:
- Live – Streaming of Education Content: You shall get access to attend live- streamed classes/courses of the Educational Content in your subscribed category during the Subscription Period through your Web browser/mobile application through compatible Internet-connected devices.
- Downloading: You shall only have option to do in-app download and the downloaded Educational Content can be viewed by you during the Subscription Period in your compatible devices. After downloading the Educational Content, you shall have access to the same for the Subscription Period only and all access to the downloaded content shall be removed on expiry or termination of your Subscription, as the case maybe.
- Viewing Period: You can attend the live-streamed courses/classes of the Educational Content and watch and re-watch them later during your Subscription Period, by in-app downloading or streaming it, as often as you want and as long as you want provided that you have an active subscription and the viewing is within the Subscription Period or for a period of time as provided in this Agreement.
Subscription & Payment
You can subscribe to the category of your choice by clicking the Subscribe option and making the required payment for the subscription plan of your choice.
Limited License to Educational Content
Subject to payment of the Subscription fee, and your compliance with all terms of this Agreement, AgroStar grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable, limited license, during the applicable Subscription Period, to access and view and attend live-streamed classes/courses of the Educational Content in accordance with the terms of this Agreement, for personal, non-commercial, private use only. We may automatically remove you access to the Educational Content from your Compatible Device after the end of the Subscription Period or in accordance with any restriction mentioned in this Agreement.
Availability of Subscribed Educational Content
Educational Content will generally continue to be available to you for in app download or streaming or attending live-streamed classes/courses during the Subscription Period, as applicable, but may become unavailable for any reasons, and AgroStar will not be liable to you if the Educational Content in the subscribed category becomes unavailable for further in app download or streaming. You may download and store your own copy of Educational Content on a Compatible Device authorized for such in app download so that you can view that Educational Content but the access to such in-app downloaded Educational Content shall be removed on expiry of the Subscription Period or intermination of the Subscription in accordance with the terms of this Agreement.
You are granted license only for in-app download of the Educational Content in the mobile application or on such Compatible Device so permitted. Screen-casting or downloading on any other device or in any manner not permitted herein shall amount to immediate termination of Subscription along with termination of access to all downloaded Educational Content with a right to initiate appropriate legal action, at the sole discretion of AgroStar.
Quality of Streaming
The resolution and quality of the Educational Content you receive will depend on a number of factors, including the type of Compatible Device on which you are accessing the Educational Content and your bandwidth, which may increase or decrease over the course of your viewing. While we strive to provide you a high-quality viewing experience, we make no guarantee as to the resolution or quality of the Educational Content you will receive when streaming.
You may not (i) transfer, copy or display the Educational Content, except as permitted in this Agreement; (ii) sell, rent, lease, distribute, or broadcast any right to the Educational Content; (iii) remove any proprietary notices or labels on the Educational Content; (iv) attempt to disable, bypass, modify, defeat, or otherwise circumvent any digital rights management or other content protection system used as part of the Subscription; or (v) use the Subscription or Educational Content for any commercial or illegal purpose.
Modification of Subscription: AgroStar reserves the right to modify, suspend, or discontinue the Subscription Service, or any part of the Subscription Service, at any time and without notice (except as required by applicable law), and AgroStar will not be liable to you should it exercise such rights, even if your ability to use Educational Content is impacted by the change.
Amendments: AgroStar reserves the right to make changes to this Agreement at any time by posting the revised terms in connection with the Subscription Service. To the maximum extent permitted by law, your continued use of the Subscription Service following any changes will constitute your acceptance of such changes.
Reservation of Rights; Waiver: The Subscription Service and the Educational Content embody intellectual property that is protected by law. Copyright owners of Educational Content, i.e AgroStar, are intended third-party beneficiaries under the Agreement. Our failure to insist upon or enforce your strict compliance with the Agreement will not constitute a waiver of any of our rights.
Contact Information: For communications concerning this Agreement, please write to AgroStar at Complaince@AgroStar.in.
Severability If any term or condition of this Agreement is deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that part will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining term or condition.