TERMS OF USE

Additional Terms of use for THG Digital Subscription

By accessing the website at www.thehindu.com ("the Site") or by otherwise accessing any content found on the website of THG Publishing Private Limited, you are entering into an agreement with THG and agree to the terms that follow (the "Terms"). Please review our Privacy Policy to learn more about how we use any information you provide about yourself. SUBSCRIPTION IS NOT APPLICABLE TO EUROPEAN UNION- EU USERS

Registration, Passwords and Responsibilities

• Your email address and password are personal to you and may not be used by anyone else to access thehindu.com THG Publishing Private Limited assumes that by signing up you are of a minimum of 18 years of age or above and if you are not, you have signed up with the guidance and permission of your guardian. If not, the responsibility will be borne by the guardian of the minor or the minor, as the case may be.

• You will not do anything which would assist anyone who is not a registered user to gain unauthorised access to registration or subscription.

• You do not maliciously create additional registration accounts for the purpose of abusing the functionality of the site, or other users; nor do you seek to pass yourself off as another user.

• You comply with these terms and conditions. If, for any reason, THG Publishing Private Limited believes that you have not complied with these requirements, THG Publishing may at our discretion, cancel your access to the registration areas of thehindu.com and without giving you any advance notice.

You are responsible for keeping your information and passwords up to date and confidential.

Certain features of the Site may be open to registered users or subscribers only. By signing up on the Site and subscribing, you become a “Registered User”. Even if you are not subscribing, you still will become a “Registered User”. Being a Registered User shall entitle you to (i) Push Notifications (ii) Newsletters (iii) One-time Free Trial with full access to all premium features (iv) Any other Sportstar Content which THG Publishing Private Limited determines shall be part of the benefits of being a Registered User from time to time. THG Publishing Private Limited reserves the right to amend or vary THG Publishing Private Limited Content available to Registered Users from time to time.

You are solely responsible for the confidentiality and use of and access to Sportstar Content and the Site using your user name and/or password. You agree to immediately notify THG Publishing Private Limited if you become aware of the loss, theft or unauthorised use of any password, user ID or e-mail address or of any Sportstar Content. You will provide THG Publishing Private Limited with accurate, complete registration information and inform THG Publishing Private Limited of any changes to such information. For the purpose of confirming your compliance with these Terms, THG Publishing Private Limited reserves the right to monitor and record activity on the Site, including access to Sportstar Content. Each registration and subscription is for the personal use of the Registered User or subscriber only. You may not share your log-in details or password with any other person. You may not share or transfer your subscription with any one. THG Publishing Private Limited does not allow multiple users (networked or otherwise) to access the Site through a single name and password and may cancel or suspend your access to the Site if you do this, or breach any of these Terms without further obligation to you.

Subscription and Cancellation

THG Publishing Private Limited reserves the right to vary the amount of content and types of service that it makes available to different categories of users at any time, including without limitation to Registered Users.

• THG provides a subscription that allows our subscribers to access content (“THG Content”) over the Internet to certain mobile phones, computers and other devices. By subscribing to the THG, you deem to accept the Terms & Conditions.

Renewal

Unless specifically stated in any Subscription offer or promotion when you place your Subscription order with THG Publishing Private Limited. THG Publishing Private Limited will contact you at the end of the initial subscription period with an offer to renew your subscription at the then prevailing renewal rate, which may be changed from time to time.

Cancellation

To cancel your subscription, please write to customersupport@thehindu.co.in No refund is applicable after 7 days from the day of purchasing the product.

Contract and Disputes

THG Publishing Private Limited shall provide your Subscription in accordance with these Terms (and the terms of any offer or promotion that may apply to your Subscription). As further detailed above you have legal rights with regards to your subscription including the right to cancel. Should you have any queries please contact us at customersupport@thehindu.co.in

Fees and Payments

You are responsible for any fees that are payable including any processing or other fees charged by the issuing bank/payment provider. The price to be paid for your Subscription will be made clear to you on the Subscription order pages or otherwise during the order process and may vary from time to time. You agree to pay the fees at the rates notified to you at the time you purchase your Subscription together with any processing or other associated fees charged by the issuing bank/payment provider. Eligibility for any discounts if applicable is ascertained at the time you subscribe and cannot be changed during the term of your Subscription. All payments from outside India (including any applicable taxes) must be made in US Dollars. If we find out that you are from outside India and are transacting in INR, your account will be suspended You are responsible for the payment of all charges associated with the use, by you or someone else, of the Site using your ID. When you purchase a Subscription or access to any other Content owned by Sportstar, you must provide THG Publishing Private Limited with complete and accurate payment information. By submitting payment details you confirm that you are entitled to use those payment details for this purpose. If THG Publishing Private Limited do not receive payment authorisation or any authorisation is subsequently cancelled, THG Publishing Private Limited may immediately terminate or suspend your access to your Subscription or Sportstar Content and in suspicious circumstances we may contact the issuing bank/payment provider and/or law enforcement authorities.

Privacy Policy and Cookies info

THG Publishing Private Limited respects your privacy.

The information that you provide about yourself to THG Publishing Private Limited will be used in accordance with THG Publishing Private Limited's Privacy Policy. By visiting our website with cookies enabled and accepting cookies via our cookie consent tool you agree to the use of cookies.

Changes to the Site

THG Publishing Private Limited reserves the right, in its discretion and at any time, to suspend, change, modify, add or remove portions of Sportstar Content available on the Site at any time and to restrict the use and accessibility of the Site.

Liability and Indemnity

All Sportstar Content and services are provided 'as is'. You indemnify us for breaches of these Terms.

Although we endeavour to ensure the high quality and accuracy of the Site and THG Publishing Private Limited makes no warranty, express or implied concerning Sportstar Content, the Site or any software that are made available through the Site (the " Services"), which are provided "as is". THG Publishing Private Limited expressly disclaims all warranties, including but not limited to warranties of fitness for a particular purpose and warranties of merchantability. In no event will THG Publishing Private Limited, its affiliates, agents, suppliers or licensors be liable for indirect, special, incidental, and/or consequential damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of business information or other pecuniary loss) that may arise directly or indirectly from the use of (or failure to use) or reliance on the Services, even if THG Publishing Private Limited has been advised of the possibility that such damages may arise. THG Publishing Private Limited does not guarantee the accuracy, content, or timeliness of the Services or that they are free from viruses or other contaminating or destructive properties. In no event will any liability of THG Publishing Private Limited or its affiliates, agents, suppliers and licensors to you that may arise out of any kind of legal claim (whether in contract, tort, or otherwise) in any way connected with the Services or in breach of these Terms by THG Publishing Private Limited exceed the amount, if any, paid by you to THG Publishing Private Limited for the particular Service to which the claim relates. Upon THG Publishing Private Limited's request, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless THG Publishing Private Limited, its affiliates, agents, suppliers and licensors from any claims and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, related to any breach of these Terms by you or your use of any Services.

Force Majeure

THG Publishing Private Limited will not be held responsible for circumstances beyond its control.

THG Publishing Private Limited, its affiliates and its information providers will not be liable or deemed to be in default for any delay or failure in performance or interruption of the delivery of THG Publishing Private Limited Content that may result directly or indirectly from any cause or circumstance beyond its or their reasonable control, including but not limited to failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems, computer viruses, unauthorised access, theft, operator errors, severe weather, earthquakes or natural disasters, strikes or other labour problems, wars, or governmental restrictions.

Miscellaneous

Additional Terms apply to your use of Sportstar Content.

Changes to these Terms. THG Publishing Private Limited may, in its discretion, change these Terms (including those that relate to your use of the Site. Whenever the Terms are changed, THG Publishing Private Limited will notify you by e-mail or by publishing the revised terms on the website. If you use the Site after THG Publishing Private Limited has published or notified you of the changes, you are agreeing to be bound by those changes. If you do not agree to be bound by those changes, you should not use the Site anymore after they are published. Access to certain THG Publishing Private Limited Content may be subject to additional terms and conditions.

Assignment of Agreement. This agreement is personal to you and your rights and obligations under these Terms may not be assigned, sub-licensed or otherwise transferred. This agreement may be assigned to a third party by THG Publishing Private Limited.

Non-Waiver. No delay or omission on the part of either party in requiring performance by the other party of its obligations will operate as a waiver of any right. Notices.

Notices to THG Publishing Private Limited must be given in writing, by letter, and sent to THG Publishing Private Limited Group, 859/860, Kasturi buildings, Anna Salai , Chennai 600002, Tamil Nadu, India.

Severability/Survival/Statute of Limitations. If any provision of these Terms is invalid or unenforceable, such will not render all the Terms unenforceable or invalid. Rather, the Terms will then be read and construed as if the invalid or unenforceable provision(s) are not contained therein. If you are outside of the United States, any cause of action of yours with respect to these Terms must be filed in a court of competent jurisdiction in London, England, within one year after the cause of action has arisen, or such cause will be barred, invalid and void. If you are in the United States, any cause of action of yours with respect to these Terms must be filed in arbitration within one year after the cause of action has arisen, or such cause will be barred, invalid and void.

Whole Agreement. Save as expressly referred to herein, any representation, warranty, term or condition not expressly set out in these Terms shall not apply.

Headings. Headings in these Terms are for convenience only and have no legal meaning or effect, nor shall they be taken into account in interpreting these Terms.

Term and Termination

THG Publishing Private Limited may at its discretion terminate or suspend your access to Sportstar Content at any time without notice to you all or part of the Site with or without cause by delivering notice to you.

No Class or Representative Proceedings; Class Action Waiver. YOU AND THG PUBLISHING PRIVATE LIMITED AGREE THAT EACH MAY BRING CLAIMS AGAINST THE OTHER ONLY IN YOUR OR ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY AND NOT AS A PLAINTIFF OR CLASS MEMBER IN ANY PURPORTED CLASS OR REPRESENTATIVE ACTION. Unless both you and THG Publishing Private Limited agree, no arbitrator or judge may consolidate more than one person’s claims or otherwise preside over any form of a representative or class proceeding.

Redressal

In the event of any grievances or write to us at the following address

THG PUBLISHING PRIVATE LIMITED
Kasturi Buildings
No. 859 & 860 Anna Salai,
Chennai-600002

Termination

• We reserve the right to discontinue the service at our discretion and convenience.

Jurisdiction

• All matters with respect to the Terms & Conditions are subject to the courts of Chennai only.

Communications

All communications and notices of any kind may be sent to:

THG PUBLISHING PRIVATE LIMITED
Kasturi Buildings
859-860, Anna Salai
Chennai-600002
India

Tel: +91-44-28576300
web.thehindu@thehindu.co.in