This Terms of Service and Acceptable Use Agreement (“Agreement”) between STEER Information Technologies Private Limited (“Steer”) and You (either an individual or entity). This Agreement applies to the website located at www.steerit.net and all associated sites linked to www.steerit.net by Steer, its subsidiaries and affiliates, including Steer sites around the world (collectively, the “Website”). The Website is the property of Steer and its licensors. This Agreement describes the terms on which the Website and Steer offers you a subscription to the OUTLINE software product and Services (defined hereinafter) offered on the Website. This Agreement sets out the legally binding terms with respect to Your access and use of the Website and services offered on the Website.
Before you can use this Website, you must read, understand and accept all of the terms and conditions under this Agreement. If you do not agree to these terms, do not use the Website. By using the Website, you agree to the terms of the Agreement.
Please read this Agreement carefully. Your access to Website and/or use of the Service offered therein constitutes your acceptance of all the provisions of this Agreement. Your affirmative act of registering and clicking your acceptance to the “I Agree” button constitutes your acceptance and electronic signature to this Agreement and signifies that you agree to be legally bound by the terms of this Agreement.
Steer reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to alter, amend or modify any provision of this Agreement at any time with or without prior notice to you. It is your responsibility to check the Agreement periodically for changes. Your continued use of the Website after the effective date of such changes constitutes your acceptance of and agreement to such changes.
This Agreement is effective from your acceptance thereof, which is indicated by the use of the Website. This Agreement shall be enforceable against you like any other written agreement.
Steer makes certain Services (such as licensing of the products offered on the Website ("Products")) and materials available only if you have paid a fee as per Section 7 of this Agreement and created an account on the Website as per the instructions provided on the Website.
You may avail these Services by downloading the Products from your assigned account.
Any means of identification assigned to you by Steer (including username) will remain the property of Steer. Steer reserves the right to alter or replace these forms of identification at any time.
Steer makes no guarantees as to the continuous availability of the Service or any specific feature of the Service. Steer reserves the right to discontinue and/or change the Service or any of its features at any time with or without notice.
In consideration of the use of the Service, outlined below in Section 4, you certify to Steer that you are at least 18 years of age. If you are a minor, we will need approval from your parent/guardians.
You agree to provide Steer with accurate, complete and up-to-date billing information, including your legal name, electronic mail (e-mail) address, home address, and telephone number. All changes to this information must be promptly updated in your account on the Website.
By accepting this Agreement, you agree that you are responsible for all charges posted to your account until you close the account in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement. If any information provided by you is inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Steer retains the right to suspend or terminate your account.
You, and those you authorize, are the only individuals who are authorized to access the Service through your account. You must ensure that all authorized users on behalf of your account comply with this Agreement.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of passwords used by yourself or any authorized user for your account.
You will not use the Service or permit others to use the Service through your account in any way that violates any law or regulation or subjects Steer to liability.
The Products that are made available through the Website are the property of Steer. Use of such Products is governed by the terms of the End-User License Agreement (EULA) posted with the Product downloads or at the Website page where the Product can be accessed. You shall not use, download or install any Product unless you agree to the terms of such EULA.
If there is any conflict between the Agreement and the EULA, the EULA shall take precedence in relation to that Product (except for as provided in the following sentence). If the Product is a pre-release version, then, notwithstanding anything to the contrary included within the EULA, you are not permitted to use or otherwise rely on the Product for any commercial or production purposes.
The Product may automatically download and install updates from Steer from time to time. These updates are designed to improve, enhance and further develop the Services 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 Steer to deliver these to you) as part of your use of the Services.
You agree not to resell any part of the Service under your account including, but not limited to any pre-installed data, software, part or whole of the Product and any form of identification assigned to your account unless you have authorization from Steer to do so.
You agree that your use of the Service is subject to all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations. Furthermore, you agree and recognize that violation of any such laws, rules and regulations shall be cause for immediate termination, without notice, of your account at the sole discretion of Steer.
You agree, undertake and confirm that your use of the Website shall be strictly governed by the following binding principles. Additionally, the following activities are prohibited and shall call for immediate termination of your account on the Website:
Illegality in any form, including, but not limited to, activities such as unauthorized distribution or copying of copyrighted software or trademarks, violation of export restrictions, fraud etc.
Steer reserves the right to remove permission to access the Service if it suspects security violation or attempts involving your account, whether directly caused by you or not.
Spamming, sending of unsolicited commercial or non commercial e-mail or newsgroup posts, from the server or involving your domain.
Mail bombing, sending of large files or e-mails to other users against the request of an Internet user, whether or not our servers are used.
Violations of system or network security like unauthorized access, use, probe, or scan of a systems security or authentication measures, data or traffic, interference with service to any user, host or network etc.
Unacceptable site content, links, storage and/or distribution including, but not limited to, pirated software or programs, pornography, nudity, sexually explicit or offensive material, and defamatory, scandalous, or private information about a person without their consent.
Illegal activities including but not limited to:
Distributing information regarding the creation of or sending of Internet viruses; worms; Trojan horses; pinging; flooding; mailbombing; or denial of service attacks.
Activities that disrupt the use of or interfere with the ability of others to effectively use the Website or any connected network, system, service, or equipment.
Accessing illegally or without authorization computers, accounts, or networks.
Exporting encryption software over the Internet or otherwise.
Fraudulently charging credit cards.
Engaging in activities, whether lawful or unlawful, that Steer determines to be harmful to its clients, operations, reputation, goodwill, or customer relations.
You shall not host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information or item that:
Belongs to another person and to which you do not have any right to;
is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic,
pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever;
harms minors in any way;
infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights;
violates any law for the time being in force;
deceives or misleads the addressee/users about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;
impersonates another person;
contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource;
threatens the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognizable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation;
shall not be false, inaccurate or misleading; and
shall not create liability for us or cause us to lose (in whole or in part) the services of our ISPs or other suppliers.
Disclaimers found on the offending website (created by you) will not protect the client account from being terminated if such site is in violation of this Agreement.
You may select any of the subscription plans, with varying periodicity, software functionality and corresponding cost, made available by Steer on the Website.
You are required to register with the Website and create an account in order to view the pricing of the various subscription plans. Steer reserves the right to change prices, rates and/or institute new charges/fees at any time.
Pursuant to the subscription, you will have the right to use the Product for such period (“Subscription Term”) as may be indicated in the subscription plan selected by you.
Once the Subscription Term expires, the Product shall perform in restricted feature mode. You may renew your subscription either prior to or post the expiry of the Subscription Term and continue unrestricted usage of the Product.
Payment must be made towards your account on its assigned due date.
The Website, Services and materials (made available on the Website), and their selection and arrangement, are protected by copyright, trademark, trade dress, patent, trade secret, unfair competition, and other intellectual and proprietary rights. Except as expressly provided in this Agreement, Steer does not grant any express or implied rights to use the Website, Services and the materials.
Except for the content submitted by the users, any material, content or logos, marks, software on or part of the Website and all aspects thereof, including all copyrights and other intellectual property or proprietary rights therein, is owned by Steer, its licensors or other third parties. You acknowledge that the Website and any underlying technology or software on the Website or used in connection with rendering the Services are proprietary information owned or duly licensed to Steer, except where it is indicated otherwise. You are prohibited to modify, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works of, publicly display or in any way exploit, any of the content, software, marks, logos, and/or materials available on the Website in whole or in part except as expressly allowed under the Agreement. You have no other express or implied rights to use, in any manner whatsoever, the content, software, marks, logos, and/or materials available on the Website. The trademarks, logos and service marks displayed on the Website (“Marks”) are the property of Steer or third parties. You are not permitted to use the Marks without the prior consent of Steer or the third party that may own the Marks.
Steer may, at any time, and from time to time modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Website, services, or the materials, or any portion thereof, with or without notice. You agree that Steer shall not be liable to you or any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Website, Services, or materials except as provided in this Agreement.
Any accounts found to be in violation of the details discussed in Section 5 will be suspended/removed.
Steer may, at its sole discretion, reinstate a suspended account for a fee of US $50 or greater at your request provided you furnish satisfactory and sufficient explanations along with such requests for your commission of violation.
You assume full responsibility and risk for use of the Service and the Website by you and your authorized users. The Service is provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. Steer does not warrant that the Service will be uninterrupted or error-free. Steer makes no express or implied warranties, representations or endorsements including, but not limited to, warranties of title, non-infringement or implied warranties of service or fitness for a particular purpose regarding all information or service provided through the Website. No advice or information given by Steer, its employees, affiliates or contractors shall create a warranty.
The Website and its licensors and affiliates further do not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the information, text, graphics, links or other items contained within the website. The Website is not responsible for the conduct, of any user of the Website. The website does not warrant or covenant that the services will be available at any time or from any particular location, will be secure or error-free, that defects will be corrected, or that the services and access to the Website is free of viruses or other potentially harmful components. Any material or content downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Services or the Website is accessed at your own discretion and risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by any user from the Website, the Website or through or from the Services shall create any warranty not expressly stated herein.
All the contents of this Website are only for general information or use. they do not constitute advice and should not be relied upon in making (or refraining from making) any decision. Any specific advice or replies to queries in any part of the website is/are the personal opinion of such experts/consultants/persons and are not subscribed to by this Website. Further it shall be the sole responsibility of the users to update information and/or resume and the website does not take any responsibility of the accuracy or validity or truth of the information posted on the Website and the Website shall not be liable on this account.
Steer shall not be liable for any costs or damages arising directly or indirectly from use of the Service. It is solely your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, quality, completeness, and usefulness of all opinions, advice, services, and other information provided through the Website.
Steer will not be responsible for any kind of delays, loss of data including but not limited to hardware failure and/or server abuse.
THESE LIMITATIONS, DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES AND EXCLUSIONS APPLY WITHOUT REGARD TO WHETHER THE DAMAGES ARISE FROM (A) BREACH OF CONTRACT, (B) BREACH OF WARRANTY, (C) NEGLIGENCE, OR (D) ANY OTHER CAUSE OF ACTION, TO THE EXTENT SUCH EXCLUSION AND LIMITATIONS ARE NOT PROHIBITED BY APPLICABLE LAW.
If you are dissatisfied with the Service or any of its terms, conditions, rules, policies, guidelines, or practices, your sole and exclusive remedy is to terminate this Agreement and discontinue using the Service by closing your account in accordance with the provisions of this Agreement.
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL STEER, ITS EMPLOYEES, AFFILIATES OR CONTRACTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT IN ANY WAY FROM THE USE OF YOUR ACCOUNT OR THE SERVICE OR YOUR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICE; YOUR RELIANCE ON OR USE OF INFORMATION, SERVICES OR PRODUCTS PROVIDED ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR THAT RESULTS FROM MISTAKES, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS, DELETION OF FILES, ERRORS, DEFECTS, DELAYS IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION, OR ANY FAILURE OF PERFORMANCE.
You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold Steer, its parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers and employees harmless, including costs and attorneys' fees from any and all liabilities, costs, and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees, related to or arising from any violation of this Agreement by you or those who access this Service/Website through your account, the use of the Service or the internet in general, your access to the Website and the placement or transmission of any message, information, software, or other materials on the internet by you or by those who have access to the Service through your account.
This Agreement, your rights under this Agreement, and your access to and use of the Website may be terminated by Steer at any time in its sole discretion, for any reason (like commission of a material breach, failure to pay the charges etc.) or no reason at all and without any notice or liability to you or any third party.
You may terminate this Agreement by expressing your intent to Steer through e-mail. Your termination will only be complete upon your receipt of a confirmation from Steer which will be sent to your e-mail address.
If the Agreement is terminated pursuant to Section 14.1 and/or the Website is discontinued permanently by Steer, you will be entitled to a pro-rated refund of the subscription price at the discretion of Steer.
Any termination of this Agreement automatically terminates the license to use this Website. Upon termination, Steer may, in its sole discretion, delete from the Website any files or other information or data relating to your account.
The Website may contain links to other websites (“Linked Sites”). The Linked Sites are not under the control of the Website and the Website is not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to a Linked Site. The Website is providing these links to the user only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by the Website of the Linked Sites or any association with its operators or owners including the legal heirs or assigns thereof.
The Website is not responsible for any errors, omissions or representations on any Linked Site. The Website does not endorse any advertiser on any Linked Site in any manner. The Users are requested to verify the accuracy of all information on their own before undertaking any reliance on such information.
Upon termination, all rights and obligations created by this Agreement will terminate, except that that you will continue to be bound by those terms that would by their nature survive such termination, including without limitation those concerning fees, disclaimers of warranties, user remedies, limitations of liability and indemnity obligations.
Steer retains the right to enforce these provisions regardless of your account status.
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India, without regard to its conflicts of law provisions. Disputes arising in relation hereto shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Bangalore, India.
Any disputes under this Agreement shall be referred to a sole arbitrator who shall be an independent and a neutral third party identified by Steer. The arbitration shall be governed in accordance with the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. The venue of arbitration shall be Bangalore, India. The arbitration proceedings shall be carried out in English.
In accordance with Information Technology Act, 2000 and rules made there under, the name and contact details of the Grievance Officer can be found at Contact Us.
In accordance with the European Union General Data Protection Regulations, the name and contact details of the controller and STEER's representative in the EU can be found at Contact Us.
If any part of this Agreement is found void and unenforceable, it will not affect the validity of the remainder of this Agreement, which will remain valid and enforceable according to its terms.
If Steer fails to exercise any right or remedy under this Agreement, that failure will not operate as a waiver of that right or remedy or prevent it from being exercised simultaneously.
Steer may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to the Agreement, by e-mail, regular mail, text message, postings on the Website, or other reasonable means.
You may not assign or otherwise transfer the Agreement or any right granted hereunder to any other person, without Steer’s written consent. Steer may assign any of its responsibilities/obligations to any other Person without notice to the User, at its sole discretion.
This Terms Of Service And Acceptable Use Agreement was last updated on 22 May 2018.