Terms of Service

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE AVAILING AND USING THE DOMAIN WWW.LEGALOX.COM (HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS THE “WEBSITE” ), WHICH IS OWNED AND OPERATED BY  BANANAIP COUNSELS LLP (HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS “BANANAIP”, “WE”,  OR “US”) HAVING ITS REGISTERED OFFICE AT NO 40, 1ST FLOOR, 3RD MAIN ROAD, J.C. INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, KANAKAPURA ROAD, BANGALORE 560062. THESE TERMS, AS MODIFIED OR AMENDED FROM TIME TO TIME, CONSTITUTE A BINDING CONTRACT BETWEEN BANANAIP AND YOU (HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS “YOU” OR “USER”). THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS (HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS “TERMS”) AS WELL AS THE PRIVACY POLICY (AVAILABLE HERE), AND ALL OTHER APPLICABLE LAWS AND REGULATIONS GOVERN YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF THE WEBSITE.

ACCESSING, BROWSING OR OTHERWISE USING THIS WEBSITE INDICATES YOUR AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS. IN CASE OF AN ORGANIZATION, YOU REPRESENT AND WARRANT THAT YOU HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO LEGALLY BIND YOUR ORGANIZATION AND YOUR ORGANIZATION WILL BE BOUND BY THE OBLIGATIONS AND RESTRICTIONS OF THESE TERMS.

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BECOME BOUND BY THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, OR DO NOT HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO BIND YOUR ORGANIZATION TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, THEN DO NOT AVAIL OR USE THE SERVICES OR MATERIALS OF THIS WEBSITE.

This document, is an electronic record under the terms of the Information Technology Act, 2000 and Rules thereunder and the amended provisions pertaining to electronic records in various statutes as amended by the Information Technology Act, 2000 and is deemed electronically executed on opening, accessing, using our Website and is legally binding between the Parties and does not require any physical or digital signatures.

ABOUT OUR SERVICES

LegalOx is an initiative that has been started to enhance access to basic legal documents for individuals, startups and SMEs. The online platform available at www.legalox.com provides documents and some basic services at very nominal and highly affordable costs, or for free. The online platform has been established to reach out the documents to as many interested persons as possible in line with Digital India and other access initiative.

The information and Contents (defined hereinafter) contained in this Website is purely for information purposes only and is provided on an “As is” basis. We do not make any representations or warranties, either expressed or implied, about the correctness, accuracy, reliability, suitability of the Contents (defined hereinafter) for any specific purpose or the availability of the Website.

Nothing contained on this Website shall be construed as a legal or professional advice. This Website is not engaged in offering any legal advice, legal opinions, recommendations, referrals or counseling. Documents provided in this Website are merely for the convenience of the users and are only basic documents that may not be fit for any specific purpose. You are hereby required to verify the documents/contents with qualified professionals independently. In case you require any detailed document, consultation or opinion you may contact BananaIP by writing to [email protected].

Any reliance you place on the information/ Content provided in the Website is therefore strictly at your own risk.  Any electronic communication sent to the Website alone will not create any attorney-client relationship between the Parties.

MINIMUM AGE REQUIREMENT

The Website is intended for use by person who is at least 18 years old, or the legal age required to form a binding contract if that age is greater than 18 years. As a minor if You wish to use or transact on the Website, such use or transaction may be made only with the permission and supervision of Your legal guardian or parents.

YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE

 This Website and all its Content (defined hereinafter) are solely for your private use.

The Website and all its Content (defined hereinafter) are the sole and exclusive property of the BananaIP, and You are only granted a limited, non-exclusive and revocable license to make personal and non-commercial use of the Website and/or Content.

You acknowledge and agree that you have no right to modify, edit, copy, reproduce the Content available in the Website in any manner.

You agree and acknowledge that any document that you may purchase from the Website shall be used only for your personal use and may not sold, offered for sale or distributed by any means whatsoever without obtaining the prior written permission of BananaIP.

PRICING AND SALE OF DOCUMENTS

This Website act as a market place for sale of certain basic documents. The details of and description of the documents will be provided against each document. Price of documents as displayed in the Website, is exclusive of all applicable taxes. BanaanIP reserves the right to revise the price for any document at any point of time at its sole discretion.

Unless otherwise stated all payments to BananaIP shall be made in Indian Rupees. You shall be responsible for compliance of all applicable laws while making payments to BananaIP. You understand and agree that the payment facility provided by BananaIP is neither a banking or financial service but a mere payment facilitating service enabling You to make online electronic payments using  the existing payment gateway networks. All your transactions shall be subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable payment gateways.

While using any of the payment methods available on the Website, BananaIP shall not be responsible for any loss or damage incurred directly or indirectly by You due to:

1) Lack of authorization for any transactions;

2) Any payment issues arising out of transaction; or

3) Decline of transaction for any other reason by the Bank.

If payments have been made to our Account by Bank in cases of any failed transaction, we shall credit such amounts to the bank account after receiving appropriate requests from your end.

You expressly agree and acknowledge that BananaIP shall have the right to refuse or cancel any orders made by You at any time after placing such orders, in its sole discretion. In the event any payments have been made to BananaIP prior to such cancellation, BananaIP shall refund the entire amount to your bank account.

BananaIP reserves the right to impose certain restrictions on the number of transaction conducted by one user.

The document will be delivered to your email address within one hour of receipt of payment from your end.

In no circumstance BananaIP will be liable to make any refund for any document purchased from the Website, except for failure to deliver the document after receipt of the payment.

CUSTOMIZED DOCUMENTS

This Website allows users to order Custom made documents including but not limited to license agreements, non-disclosure agreements, assignment deeds and other legal instruments at a fixed price.

You agree and acknowledge that all such documents will be provided solely on the basis of the information provided by You while making such Orders through the _____ page provided in the Website. We do not make any representations or warranties, either expressed or implied, about the correctness, accuracy, reliability, suitability of the documents for any specific purpose whatsoever.

In no circumstance BananaIP will be liable to make any refund for any document purchased from the Website, except for failure to deliver the document after receipt of the payment..

FILING REQUIREMENTS

The details required from the Users for filing trade mark/copyright/design applications are provided here. You represent that all the information provided by you are true and accurate. You understand and agree that the information given by You will be used by BananaIP for filing the Trade Mark/ Copyright/Design Applications before the appropriate offices on your behalf.  BananaIP is not liable for any incorrect information provided by You while filling out the Forms provided in the Website.

On receipt of the  required information from your end, our team will provide you the details of documents required by us for filing the Applications and the estimated filing fees for the same. The filing process will be completed within five working days of receipt of payments and required documents from your end.

You represent and warrant that all right, title and interest including all intellectual property rights in the marks, works or designs sought to be filed by You vest solely and absolutely with you. You hereby agree to indemnify and hold BananaIP (including all its officers, directors, employees, contractors and agents) harmless from and against any and all losses resulting from any third party claims based upon an allegation that any such marks, works or designs infringes any patents, designs, trademarks, copyrights or other third party intellectual property rights.

TIMELINE FOR COMPLETION OF WORK

The delivery timelines mentioned in the Website are estimated timelines and should not be construed as any warranty from BananaIP. The completion of the work may be dependent on numerous factors like getting accurate information, government website, third party payment gateways etc.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS 

All right, title and interest including all intellectual property rights in the Website and its contents including without limitation, texts, logos, designs, images, formats, documents, video, links, graphics and all other materials published on this Website (collectively referred to as “Contents”) are  the sole and exclusive property of BananaIP.

CONTENT/ACTIVITY PROHIBITED

Your use of the Website shall be strictly governed by the following:

  • You shall not take any action that causes, or may damage Website or causes impairment of the performance, availability or accessibility of the Website;
  • You shall not use the Website for any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity or in contravention to the applicable laws and regulations;
  • You shall not directly or indirectly use any robot, spider or any other data mining technology or automatic or manual process to monitor, cache, frame, mask, extract data from the Website or copy the Content (except as part of standard use or as part of standard search engine activity);
  • You shall not directly or indirectly alter or remove, attempt to alter or remove any trademark, copyright or other proprietary or legal notices appearing on the Website or on any Content;
  • You shall not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Website, or any systems, networks or servers connected to the Website by hacking, password mining or any other illegitimate means;
  • You shall not use any unauthorized means to download the Content; and
  • You shall not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Website or any network connected to the Website. Further, You shall not circumvent any security or authentication measures employed on the Website. You shall not trace, seek to trace any information about any other user of the Website.

THIRD PARTY LINKS

This Website may contain links to other websites or content. You agree and acknowledge that these third party sites are not under the control of BananaIP and that BananaIP is not responsible for contents of such sites. These links have been provided to You only as a convenience and the inclusion of any such link does not imply endorsement by BananaIP of such parties or any association with such sites or its operators.

NO LIABILITY

THE INFORMATION AND CONTENT PROVIDED IN THIS WEBSITE IS ON AN “AS IS” BASIS WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY. WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENTS ARE PROVIDED FOR GENERAL INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY. ALL EXPRESS AND IMPLIED WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS AND REPRESENTATIONS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WARRANTIES RELATED TO PERFORMANCE, QUALITY, ACCURACY, NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS AND MERCHANTABILITY ARE HEREBY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMED BY BANANAIP.

IN NO EVENT BANANAIP SHALL BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, FOR LOSS OF PROFITS OR CONFIDENTIAL OR OTHER INFORMATION, FOR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION, FOR PERSONAL INJURY, FOR NEGLIGENCE, AND FOR ANY OTHER PECUNIARY OR OTHER LOSS WHATSOEVER ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENTS AND FOR  ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE ARISING OUT OF OR IN RELATION TO ACTS OF GOD OR ACT OF THIRD PARTY THAT IS BEYOND THE CONTROL OF BANANAIP.

PRIVACY POLICY

The Website may collect some of your personal information and data while accessing or using the Website. All information and data collected by BananaIP shall be protected under the Privacy Policy of the Website. You may read the  Privacy Policy by visiting here.

 MODIFICATIONS

BananaIP reserves the right to update, revise, supplement, and otherwise modify these Terms and to impose new or additional rules, policies, terms, or conditions on your use of the Website, at any time, without notice to You. Any material updates, revisions, supplements, modifications, and additional rules, policies, terms, and conditions (collectively referred to as “Additional Terms“) will be posted on the Website and will be effective immediately after such posting and thereafter automatically incorporated into these Terms. You hereby agree to be bound by all such Additional Terms and your continuous use of the website shall be deemed to be the acceptance of such Additional Terms. All updated terms can be viewed here:

INDEMNITY:

You hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless BananaIP and its employees, affiliates, associates and agents from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debts and expenses including reasonable attorney’s fees arising directly or indirectly from your breach of these Terms.

LAW, JURISDICTION AND ARBITRATION

This Agreement shall be governed, interpreted and construed in accordance with the laws in force in India and is subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts at Bangalore, India.

 

Any and all disputes under this Agreement shall be referred to a sole Arbitrator, who shall be mutually appointed by the Parties. However, if the Parties are unable to mutually appoint an Arbitrator, such arbitrator shall be appointed by the court in Bangalore having appropriate jurisdiction as per the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 as amended from time to time (“Arbitration Act”). The venue of the arbitration shall be Bangalore. The proceedings of the arbitration shall be in English. The parties hereby agree that the Arbitrator’s award shall be binding on the Parties. The Arbitration proceedings shall be governed by the Arbitration Act. All costs of such arbitration shall be borne equally between the Parties.

COMMUNICATIONS AND SUPPORT

If you have any questions, complaints or claims with respect to the Website, then such correspondence should be directed to the email address as given below:

[email protected]

NO WAIVER

Save and except as expressly provided in this Agreement, no exercise, or failure to exercise, or delay in exercising any right, power, or remedy vested with BananaIP under or pursuant to this Agreement shall constitute a waiver by BananaIP of that or any other right, power, or remedy.

SEVERABILITY

If any provision hereof is held invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such invalidity shall not affect the validity or operation of any other provision and such invalid provision shall be deemed to be severed from these Terms.

You acknowledge that You  have read and understood this Agreement and You out of your free will, unconditionally accept to be bound by the same.