Terms & Conditions

In General
BNI Corporate Support Services owns and operates bnistore.in Website. This document governs your relationship with bnistore.in. Access to and use of this Website and the products and services available through this Website (collectively, the “Services”) are subject to the following terms, conditions and notices (the “Terms of Service”). By using the Services, you are agreeing to all of the Terms of Service, as may be updated by us from time to time. You should check this page regularly to take notice of any changes we may have made to the Terms of Service.

Access to this Website is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the Services without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason this Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts or this entire Website.
Prohibitions
You must not misuse this Website. You will not: commit or encourage a criminal offense; transmit or distribute a virus, Trojan, worm, logic bomb or any other material which is malicious, technologically harmful, in breach of confidence or in any way offensive or obscene; hack into any aspect of the Service; corrupt data; cause annoyance to other users; infringe upon the rights of any other person’s proprietary rights; send any unsolicited advertising or promotional material, commonly referred to as “spam”; or attempt to affect the performance or functionality of any computer facilities of or accessed through this Website. Breaching this provision would constitute a criminal offense and bnistore.in will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and disclose your identity to them.

We will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a distributed denial-of-service attack, viruses or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of this Website or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.

Intellectual Property, Software and Content
The intellectual property rights in all software and content (including photographic images) made available to you on or through this Website remains the property of bnistore.in or its licensors and are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved by bnistore.in and its licensors. You may store, print and display the content supplied solely for your own personal use. You are not permitted to publish, manipulate, distribute or otherwise reproduce, in any format, any of the content or copies of the content supplied to you or which appears on this Website nor may you use any such content in connection with any business or commercial enterprise.

Terms of Sale
By placing an order you are offering to purchase a product on and subject to the following terms and conditions. All orders are subject to availability and confirmation of the order price.
Dispatch times may vary according to availability and subject to any delays resulting from postal delays or force majeure for which we will not be responsible.

In order to contract with bnistore.in you must be over 18 years of age and possess a valid credit or debit card issued by a bank acceptable to us. bnistore.in retains the right to refuse any request made by you. If your order is accepted we will inform you by email and we will confirm the identity of the party which you have contracted with. This will usually be bnistore.in or may in some cases be a third party. Where a contract is made with a third party bnistore.in is not acting as either agent or principal and the contract is made between yourself and that third party and will be subject to the terms of sale which they supply you. When placing an order you undertake that all details you provide to us are true and accurate, that you are an authorized user of the credit or debit card used to place your order and that there are sufficient funds to cover the cost of the goods. The cost of foreign products and services may fluctuate. All prices advertised are subject to such changes.

SITES COVERED

This Agreement applies to conduct in connection with the “BNI INDIAConnect” website (the “Website”) located within the BNI INDIAConnect.com domain, as well as any other related or subsidiary website operating off of the BNI INDIAConnect platform, in addition to BNI INDIA.com.  To the extent that you visited this site by typing in a domain name other than BNI INDIAConnect.com, please be advised that these terms still govern your conduct.

LICENSE TO USE WEBSITE

As long as you are in compliance with the terms of this Agreement and all associated documents incorporated herein, BNI INDIA hereby grants you a limited, revocable, non-assignable, non-sublicensable, non-exclusive license to access the Website via an ordinary Internet browser, to view the Website and all Content and Materials thereon that are intended to be displayed publicly. THE AGREEMENT IMPACTS YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES AND SHOULD BE READ CAREFULLY. Any violation of the terms or conditions of this Agreement is grounds for immediate termination of this limited license. No other rights are granted, implied or otherwise.

INCORPORATED TERMS

The following additional terms are hereby incorporated into this Agreement by reference, and your assent to this Agreement binds you to all of the additional terms in the following documents:

  1. Copyright Policy
  2. Complaint Policy, including trademark complaints
  3. Privacy Policy
  4. Online Code of Ethics

ELIGIBILITY TO USE THE WEBSITE

The following are requirements for your eligibility to use the Website, and you hereby warrant that you meet all such eligibility requirements.

  1. You are over the age of 18;
  2. You are currently a member in good standing in a BNI INDIA chapter and that all dues that are owing for said membership have been fully paid in a timely manner, or you are a director, employee or independent contractor of BNI INDIA or a Franchise, or you are a BNI INDIA Franchisee in good standing;
  3. You have not previously been removed, suspended or terminated from the Website;
  4. You are not a competitor of BNI INDIA, nor do you work for, consult for or otherwise assist a competitor of BNI INDIA; and,
  5. You are fully authorized and able to enter this Agreement, and your entering into this Agreement does not violate any other agreement or legal right of you or any third-party.

BECOMING A WEBSITE USER

There are a number of ways that you can become a User of the Website.

If you are not a current member of BNI INDIA, you may sign-up for a username and request to be contacted about joining BNI INDIA, or possibly fill out a BNI INDIA application online. If you fill out an application online, you must truthfully answer all questions in said application, warranting their veracity, and you may be presented with additional terms that you must agree to prior to submitting your application. If you submit an application or a request to be contacted, BNI INDIA may contact you or use the information you submit in accordance with the [Privacy Policy].

If you visit a BNI INDIA chapter meeting, a member of said chapter or a representative of BNI INDIA or a Franchisee may enter information collected from you at that time into the Website. A message may be sent to you by BNI INDIA or the Website inviting you to join BNI INDIA by filling out an online application, and such message may provide you with a username and password to access the Website.

If you fill out a paper application to join BNI INDIA at any BNI INDIA meeting, a BNI INDIA member or a representative of BNI INDIA or a Franchisee may enter the information from your application into the Website. A message many be sent to you by BNI INDIA, a Franchisee or to the Website, and such message may provide you with a username and password information to access the Website.

If you are already a BNI INDIA member, a member of your chapter or a representative of BNI INDIA or a Franchisee may enter information about you obtained from your membership into the Website, and the Website or a representative of BNI INDIA or a Franchisee may contact you to provide you with a username and password to access the Website.

AVAILABILITY AND USE OF THE WEBSITE

While BNI INDIA makes reasonable efforts to ensure that the Website is available at all times, BNI INDIA does not guarantee, represent or warrant that access to the Website will be uninterrupted or error-free, and BNI INDIA does not guarantee that users will be able to access or use all or any of the Website features at all times.

BNI INDIA may change, suspend or discontinue any (or all) aspects of the Website at any time, including the availability of any Website feature or your particular user account, in its sole discretion. BNI INDIA may also impose limits on the use of or access to certain features or portions of the Website, or restrict your access to any part or all of the Website, in all cases without notice or liability. You are prohibited from attempting to or actually accessing those portions of the Website for which you have no permission.

The Website’s purpose is to provide a service to BNI INDIA Franchisees, their staff, directors/director consultants and members to facilitate their networking among other BNI INDIA members. The Website is not meant to be a marketing tool for the sale of particular products or services (other than BNI INDIA’s and approved banners ads), and the use of the Website for commercial solicitation of others, within or without the Website, without BNI INDIA’s written consent is strictly prohibited. Broadcast communication and spam are expressly prohibited. Mining, scraping or crawling for data that can be used for commercial solicitation is also expressly prohibited. If you have a question about whether a practice is acceptable, please contact BNI INDIA at BNI INDIA@BNI INDIA.com.

BNI INDIA is under no obligation to maintain the Website or any information, Content, Submissions, Materials, or other matters that you submit, post or make available to the Website, or are otherwise available on the Website. BNI INDIA reserves the right to withhold, remove and or discard any such material on the Website or available or placed by you thereon as part of your account, with or without notice at any time. For avoidance of doubt, BNI INDIA has no obligation to store, maintain or provide you a copy of any information, Content, Submissions, Materials, or other matters that you or any other user submits to the Website in any way.

You acknowledge and agree that BNI INDIA and/or Franchisee may send you important notices or other information related to the Website by email or through other means, including mobile or other hand held devices or fax machines. You acknowledge and agree that BNI INDIA and Franchisee have no liability related to or arising from any failure by you to maintain accurate or up to date contact information, or other profile information, or related to your failure to receive important or critical information regarding the Website.

IMPACT ON BNI INDIA MEMBERSHIP

Notwithstanding any contradictory agreement you have with BNI INDIA or a Franchisee or any BNI INDIA rule or regulation, you understand and agree that other users of this Website may be of the same profession or business classification as you, and by using the Website, you do not object to the participation in the Website of any additional individuals. Furthermore, you understand and agree that, due to the online nature of the Website, the participation in the Website of multiple individuals of the same profession or business classification does not conflict with any BNI INDIA chapter policy restricting participation in a BNI INDIA chapter to one individual per professional or business classification.

Moreover, participation in BNI INDIAConnect is not a substitute for your involvement in your chapter.

EXPRESS TERM OF BECOMING A USER

BNI INDIA recognizes that BNI INDIA Chapters and regions previously used stand alone websites to promote BNI INDIA’s business and build goodwill for the organization. BNI INDIAConnect offers a new model to strengthen the organization. In accordance with BNI INDIA’s Branding Standards, you understand and agree that any BNI INDIA Domain Name (as defined hereunder) was created and used for the purpose of building goodwill in the BNI INDIA chapter or region using said BNI INDIA Domain Name, and for ultimate the purpose of building goodwill in BNI INDIA. Thus, as a condition to becoming a user, and a condition to your continued use of the Website and any Services thereon, you hereby assign to BNI INDIA any interest you may have in any BNI INDIA Domain Name, including but not limited to any interest in the domain name registration for any BNI INDIA Domain Name. At BNI INDIA’s request, you agree to execute any further documents and/or agreement reasonably necessary to transfer said rights to BNI INDIA, and you agree to fully cooperate with the transfer of any registration for any BNI INDIA Domain Name to BNI INDIA. BNI INDIA Domain Name means any domain name on the internet incorporating the trademark “BNI INDIA,” or any domain name, whether or not it includes the trademark “BNI INDIA,” that was used by any BNI INDIA chapter or region in connection with the operations or management of said chapter or region. You agree to refrain from creating, buying, registering, or using any such domain in the future, and agree that any such domain is assigned to BNI INDIA.

IMPORTANT NOTICES/DISCLAIMER

BNI INDIA makes available the information and materials on the Website, including but not limited to summaries, descriptions, user profiles, professional summaries, text, articles, videos, images, graphics, publications, news, surveys, articles, seminars, information regarding BNI INDIA members, tutorials and any other such materials appearing on the Website (the “Materials”), for general informational purposes only.

The Materials are not intended to constitute, and DO NOT constitute, financial, tax, investment, medical, legal or business advice. Those accessing the Materials should not act upon them without first seeking business, legal, financial, tax, investment, medical or other such counsel, as these Materials are general in nature, and may not apply to a particular circumstance. As such, the Materials should not be used as a substitute for consultation with a professional adviser. Please consult a professional adviser should you have questions regarding any of the above mentioned issues. Neither BNI INDIA, nor its affiliates, employees, agents, officers or directors or Franchisees will be responsible for any decisions you may make.

The Website may contain typographical errors or inaccuracies, including but not limited to errors or inaccuracies related to price, product information, service information, product description or availability, and may not be complete or current. BNI INDIA reserves the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions (including after any order has been submitted, confirmed and/or charged to your credit card) and to change or update information at any time without prior notice. Please note that such errors, inaccuracies or omissions may relate to pricing and availability, and we reserve the right to cancel or refuse to accept any order placed based on incorrect pricing or availability information.

We have made every effort to display as accurately and reliably as possible the colors, sizes, dimensions, materials, textures, and all other physical aspects (“Depiction”) of the goods that may appear on the Website. However, we cannot guarantee, and make no warranty, promise, or agreement that any depicted or described product actually comports with its Depiction or description.

Any price quotation, service information or any other such information regarding the provision of and fees for any goods or service offered by BNI INDIA are provided purely for informational and illustrative purposes. BNI INDIA does not guarantee, and makes no warranty, promise, or agreement that any depicted or described goods or services are actually offered or comports with its description on the Website. BNI INDIA reserves the right to cease offering any such services or benefits to any prospective or actual member or customer at any time, in all cases without notice or liability.

In posting information, you reaffirm the agreement to abide by BNI INDIA’s Code of Ethics as well as BNI INDIA’s Online Code of Ethics. However, while others are similarly barred, the internet is subject to intrusion, and passwords are sometimes stolen or hacked. As such, before accepting any advice or referrals from others, you may wish to independently confirm the advice or referral before acting upon it.

RULES OF CONDUCT

Your use of the Website is conditioned on your compliance with BNI INDIA’s Online Code of Ethics, as well as these rules of conduct, all other terms of the Agreement, and the policies, guidelines and Code of Ethics of your BNI INDIA membership or other agreement with BNI INDIA or a Franchisee. You further specifically agree not to engage in harassment, bullying, discrimination or other unwanted or inappropriate conduct.

You agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations in accessing and/or using the Website and/or any Materials. You must provide true and accurate information at all times in any Material, Content, Submission, or other material that you provide or upload to the Website. You agree to review and promptly comply with all messages received from BNI INDIA regarding the Website.

Franchisees agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations in accessing and/or using the Website and/or any Materials.  Franchisees will also take the necessary steps to ensure that all data security and privacy laws are complied with and they are in compliance with the safe harbor mandates for the exchange of information with BNI INDIA.

You must keep your user password and any other information needed to login to the Website, if applicable, confidential and secure. BNI INDIA is not responsible for any unauthorized access to your account or profile by other Website visitors and any ramifications of such access, and may take no action to disable any account until given explicit notice by you. Under confirmed unauthorized use circumstances, BNI INDIA may take reasonable efforts with reasonable speed, to disable, lock or otherwise address your situation. In the event that you would like to report a breach, please contact BNI INDIA@BNI INDIA.com with the term “Account Breach Notice” in the subject line.

You alone are responsible for your interactions with other users of the Website. BNI INDIA may monitor disputes between you and other users, and may terminate your account at any time, in its sole discretion; however, BNI INDIA is under no obligation to monitor such interactions or take any particular action./o:p>

You agree not to use the Website for any unlawful or fraudulent purpose, including impersonating any person or entity, including, but not limited to, any BNI INDIA employee, agent, or representative; or expressing or implying that BNI INDIA endorses any statement you make. You may not use any information obtained from the Website to harass, spam or intimidate others or to contact them without their permission.

You may not modify, adapt, translate, copy, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble any portion of the Website or Materials. Further, you may not interfere with or disrupt the operation of the Website, including restricting or inhibiting any other person from using the Website by means of hacking, or defacing any portion of the Website. Further, transmitting or making available in connection with the Website any denial of service attack, virus, worm, Trojan horse, root kit or other harmful code or activity is prohibited. Moreover, you may not interfere with or violate any other Website visitor’s or user’s right to privacy or other rights, or mine, harvest or collect personally identifiable information about Website visitors or users, or about BNI INDIA employees or other individuals identified on the Website, without their express written consent.

You are also proscribed from selling, reselling, transferring, licensing or exploiting for any commercial purposes any use of or access (including sharing of passwords and login information) to the Website or the Materials. You may not mine or harvest information from the Website, including any scraping of the Website. Unless otherwise agreed or permitted by the Website or website user, You may not use the Website to solicit any other Website users, either through Website functionality or through outside functionality.

You may not frame, mirror, in-line link to, or make other similar use of, all or any part of the Website or the Website’s content, including BNI INDIA’s or any other party’s intellectual property therein, without our prior express written authorization. Under no circumstances can you link to the site using a method that would bypass the login and password stage. You may not access any portion of the Website that is not public or is not meant to be accessed by general users, and you may not attempt to override any security measures in place on the Website.

To the extent that you may access or download any software that is made available through BNI INDIA from the Website (“Software”), such Software is the copyrighted work of BNI INDIA and/or its various third party licensors. Your use of the Software is governed by the terms of the end user license agreement, if any, which accompanies or is included with the Software. You may not install or use any Software that is accompanied by or includes such an end user license agreement unless You first agree to the terms of such agreement. Any warranty applicable to the Software will be specified in the terms of the License Agreement and no additional warranties are provided herein. If you have any inquiries concerning these terms, please consult BNI INDIA before accessing any programs.

YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT ANY UNAUTHORIZED USE OF ANY WEBSITE MATERIALS OR SOFTWARE WILL BE SUBJECT TO STIPULATED DAMAGES IN THE AMOUNT OF $50,000, TOGETHER WITH ANY OTHER REMEDIES AVAILABLE TO BNI INDIA AT LAW OR EQUITY. FAILURE TO ABIDE BY THE TERMS HEREIN MAY BE GROUNDS FOR TERMINATION OF YOUR MEMBERSHIP OR OTHER ROLE IN BNI INDIA, INCLUDING TERMINATION OF A FRANCHISE/FRANCHISEE.

In the event that you are obligated by law to take actions contrary to any term of this Agreement, you agree to notify BNI INDIA at least 30 days before you are required to take such actions, or if a shorter period is required, as soon as possible.

To the extent that you believe that a local law may impact this Agreement (noting, however, that BNI INDIA believes that this Agreement to control under U.S. law and you agree to have U.S. law govern), you agree to advise BNI INDIA of any provision contained herein that you believe to be necessary to modify. Otherwise, this will further confirm your consent and agreement to the express terms contained herein.