Terms of Use and Privacy Policy

These Website Standard Terms And Conditions (these “Terms” or these “Website Standard Terms And Conditions”) contained herein on this webpage, shall govern your use of this website, including all pages within this website (collectively referred to herein below as “Refread”). These Terms apply in full force and effect to your use of Refread and by using Refread, you expressly accept all terms and conditions contained herein in full. You must not use Refread, if you have any objection to any of these Website Standard Terms And Conditions.

Scope and background
Refread is a is an online service from Refread Solutions Pvt Ltd (referred to herein below as “RSPL”) and has been developed by customizing various open source technologies. Refread is a web-based digital library platform, which facilitates multiple searches across multiple sources and enables a common access point for its users.

Intellectual Property Rights
Other than content you own, which you may have opted to include on Refread, under these Terms, RSPL and/or its licensors own all rights to the intellectual property and material contained in Refread, and all such rights are reserved.
You are granted a limited license only, subject to the restrictions provided in these Terms, for purposes of viewing the material contained on Refread.
RSPL is the owner of all proprietary rights in its respective trademarks and logos, and you agree not to use such marks for any purpose without the prior written consent of RSPL.

You are expressly and emphatically restricted from all of the following:

  • publishing any Refread material in any media;
  • selling, sublicensing and/or otherwise commercializing any Refread material;
  • publicly performing and/or showing any Refread material;
  • using Refread in any way that is, or may be, damaging to Refread;
  • using Refread in any way that impacts user access to Refread;
  • using Refread contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in a way that causes, or may cause, harm to Refread, or to any person or business entity;
  • engaging in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to Refread, or while using Refread;
  • using Refread to engage in any advertising or marketing;
Certain areas of Refread are restricted from access by you and Refread may further restrict access by you to any areas, at any time, in its sole and absolute discretion. Any user ID and password you may have for Refread are confidential and you must maintain confidentiality of such information.

Privacy Policy
Refread collects information: (a) When you register an account to become a Refread user, such as your name, e-mail, employer, country, and a password. This information is collected through the Refread registration form or the Facebook Authentication API or Googla Authentication API. (b) When you view and interact with Refread pages, features, and functionality. (c) Through cookies and Public IP address range.
We use the information you provide to: (a) Recognize you, administer your account with us and customize the service experience. (b) Enable you to share your information and communicate with other Users. (c) Send you service or promotional communications through email or publish notices on Refread. (d) Connect you to opportunities by enabling other professionals to find you on Refread. (e) Create and distribute advertising relevant to your experience on Refread. Refread may use your actions like sign-In, search and social actions to create social ads using your profile photo and name.

Your Content
In these Website Standard Terms And Conditions, “Your Content” shall mean any audio, video, text, images or other material you choose to display on Refread. With respect to Your Content, by displaying it, you grant RSPL a non-exclusive, worldwide, irrevocable, royalty-free, sublicensable license to use, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute it in any and all media.
Your Content must be your own and must not be infringing on any third party’s rights. RSPL reserves the right to remove any of Your Content from Refread at any time, and for any reason, without notice.

No warranties
Refread is provided “as is,” with all faults, and RSPL makes no express or implied representations or warranties, of any kind related to this Website or the materials contained on Refread. Additionally, nothing contained on Refread shall be construed as providing consult or advice to you. You agree to cooperate at any time when RSPL decides to bring down its network and interrupt access to Refread to perform necessary maintenance and/or network upgrades.

Limitation of liability
In no event shall RSPL, nor any of its officers, directors and employees, be liable to you for anything arising out of or in any way connected with your use of Refread, whether such liability is under contract, tort or otherwise, and RSPL, including its officers, directors and employees shall not be liable for any indirect, consequential or special liability arising out of or in any way related to your use of Refread. You acknowledge and agree that RSPL is not responsible for the accuracy of any information or data contained in Refread and shall not be liable for any losses or damages resulting from reliance on any such information or data under any circumstances.

You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent RSPL from and against any and all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms.

If any provision of these Terms is found to be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render these Terms unenforceable or invalid as a whole, and such provisions shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.

Variation of Terms
RSPL is permitted to revise these Terms at any time as it sees fit, and by using Refread you are expected to review such Terms on a regular basis to ensure you understand all terms and conditions governing use of Refread.

RSPL shall be permitted to assign, transfer, and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under these Terms without any notification or consent required. However, .you shall not be permitted to assign, transfer, or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.

Governing Law & Jurisdiction
The law governing this Agreement shall be the laws of India and Courts at New Delhi shall have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute arising hereunder.