CHANGES: We may periodically change the Terms and the Site without notice, and you are responsible for checking these Terms periodically for revisions. All amended Terms become effective upon our posting to the Site, and any use of the site after such revisions have been posted signifies your consent to the changes.
HOW YOU MAY USE OUR MATERIALS: We use a diverse range of information, text, photographs, designs, graphics, images, sound and video recordings, animation, content, advertisement and other materials and effects (collectively "Materials") for the search services on the Platforms. We provide the Material through the Platforms FOR YOUR PERSONAL AND NON-COMMERCIAL USE ONLY.
While every attempt has been made to ascertain the authenticity of the Platforms content, 5StarMerchants is not liable for any kind of damages, losses or action arising directly or indirectly, due to access and/or use of the content in the Platforms including but not limited to decisions based on the content in the Platforms which results in any loss of data, revenue, profits, property, infection by viruses etc.
Accordingly, you may view, use, copy, and distribute the Materials found on the Platforms for internal, non-commercial, informational purposes only. You are prohibited from data mining, scraping, crawling, or using any process or processes that send automated queries to 5StarMerchants. You may not use the Platforms or any of them to compile a collection of listings, including a competing listing product or service. You may not use the Platforms or any Materials for any unsolicited commercial e-mail. Except as authorized in this paragraph, you are not being granted a license under any copyright, trademark, patent or other intellectual property right in the Materials or the products, services, processes or technology described therein. All such rights are retained by 5StarMerchants, its subsidiaries, parent companies, and/or any third party owner of such rights.
HOW YOU MAY USE OUR MARKS: The 5StarMerchants company names and logos and all related products and service names, design marks and slogans are trademarks and service marks owned by and used under license from 5StarMerchants or it's wholly owned subsidiaries. All other trademarks and service marks herein are the property of their respective owners. All copies that you make of the Materials on any of the Platforms must bear any copyright, trademark or other proprietary notice located on the respective Platforms that pertains to the material being copied. You are not authorized to use any 5StarMerchants name or mark in any advertising, publicity or in any other commercial manner without the prior written consent of 5StarMerchants.
REVIEWS, RATINGS & COMMENTS BY USERS:
Since, 5StarMerchants provides information directory services through various mediums (SMS, WAP, E-Mail, Website, APP and voice or phone), your ("Users") use any of the aforementioned medium to post Reviews, Ratings and Comments about the 5StarMerchants services and also about the Advertiser's listed at 5StarMerchants is subject to additional terms and conditions as mentioned herein.
You are solely responsible for the content of any transmissions you make to the Site or any transmissions you make to any mediums offered by 5StarMerchants and any materials you add to the Site or add to any mediums offered by 5StarMerchants, including but not limited to transmissions like your Reviews, Ratings & Comments posted by you(the "Communications"). 5StarMerchants does not endorse or accept any of your Communication as representative of their (5StarMerchants) views. By transmitting any public Communication to the Site, you grant 5StarMerchants an irrevocable, non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, unrestricted, royalty-free license (with the right to sublicense) to use, reproduce, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, adapt, modify, edit, create derivative works from, incorporate into one or more compilations and reproduce and distribute such compilations, and otherwise exploit such Communications, in all Platforms now known or later developed.
You confirm and warrant that you have the right to grant these rights to 5StarMerchants . You hereby waive and grant to 5StarMerchants all rights including intellectual property rights and also "moral rights" in your Communications, posted at 5StarMerchantsthrough any of mediums of 5StarMerchants. 5StarMerchants is free to use all your Communications as per its requirements from time to time. You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post as Review, Rating or Comments; that the content is accurate; that use of the content you supply does not violate these Terms and will not cause injury to any person or entity. For removal of doubts it is clarified that, the reference to Communications would also mean to include the reviews, ratings and comments posted by your Friend's tagged by you. Also 5StarMerchants reserves the right to mask or unmask your identity in respect of your Reviews, Ratings & Comments posted by you.
5StarMerchants has the right, but not the obligation to monitor and edit or remove any content posted by you as Review, Rating or Comments. 5StarMerchants cannot review all Communications made on and through any of the mediums of 5StarMerchants. However, 5StarMerchants reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor and edit, modify or delete any Communications (or portions thereof) which 5StarMerchants in its sole discretion deems inappropriate, offensive or contrary to any 5StarMerchants policy, or that violate this terms:
5StarMerchants reserves the right not to upload or distribute to, or otherwise publish through the Site or Forums any Communication which
is obscene, indecent, pornographic, profane, sexually explicit, threatening, or abusive; constitutes or contains false or misleading indications of origin or statements of fact; slanders, libels, defames, disparages, or otherwise violates the legal rights of any third party;
causes injury of any kind to any person or entity;
infringes or violates the intellectual property rights (including copyright, patent and trademark rights), contract rights, trade secrets, privacy or publicity rights or any other rights of any third party;
violates any applicable laws, rules, or regulations;
contains software viruses or any other malicious code designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment;
impersonates another person or entity, or that collects or uses any information about Site visitors.
It is also clarified that, if there are any issues or claims due to your posts by way of Reviews, Ratings and Comments, then 5StarMerchants reserves right to take appropriate legal action against you. Further, you shall indemnify and protect 5StarMerchants against such claims or damages or any issues, due to your posting of such Reviews, Ratings and Comments 5StarMerchants takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content posted by you or any third party on 5StarMerchants site or on any mediums of 5StarMerchants.
You further acknowledge that conduct prohibited in connection with your use of the Forums includes, but is not limited to, breaching or attempting to breach the security of the Site or any of the mediums of 5StarMerchants.