Sulekha.com New Media Pvt Ltd ('Sulekha') respects the Intellectual Property Rights, including but not limited to patent, copyright, design, trademark, service mark, trade names, data and media (images, illustrations, audio clips, and video clips, among others) ("IP") of others, and prohibits users from uploading, posting, distributing or otherwise transmitting any materials on the Platform, or engaging in any activities on the Platform, which violate the copyrights of others.
Any and all IP that in any manner forms part of and / or belongs to and / or associated with the Platform, shall vest in and exclusively belong to Sulekha. All other IP on this Platform belongs to their respective owners.
IP on this Platform is solely for your personal and non-commercial use. Any use of the IP for which you receive any remuneration, whether in money or otherwise would be considered to be a commercial use. Further, use of IP in any manner without the prior consent of the respective owner or Sulekha is prohibited and the same would be considered to be a violation of the Intellectual Property Rights of Sulekha or of the respective owner. Such violation can lead to termination of your account on this Platform. Sulekha further reserve its right to take appropriate legal actions against such violation of its IP rights.
Pursuant to Rule 75(1) of the Copyright Rules, 2013 and other applicable enactments /amendments thereto, inorder to report any material / work on the Platform that violates the copyrights of others, you must send Sulekha a written communication that includes substantially the following:
Insofar as any of these notices are concerned, the final determination of the same shall vest in Sulekha.
The foregoing written communications (i.e., the above-described takedown notice) must be sent to the following agent of Sulekha:The Copyright Administrator
Sulekha suggests that you consult with your Advocate before you file any of the foregoing written communications (i.e., the above-described takedown notices, and the above described counter-notice). Any person who knowingly materially misrepresents that material found on the Platform is infringing, or that material was removed from the Platform by mistake or misidentification, may expose himself / herself to liability.
Sulekha understands that not everyone is a copyright expert, and that accidents can happen. However, Sulekha has zero tolerance for wilful and repeat copyright infringers. Therefore, pursuant to a complaint, if Sulekha determines in its sole discretion that you have wilfully violated the copyrights of others or that you have repeatedly violated the copyrights of others despite prior warning(s), Sulekha will cancel your account and prohibit you from further accessing and using the Platform. By accessing or using the Platform, you automatically acknowledge and agree that Sulekha has the right to cancel your account and prohibit you from further accessing and using the Platform, and your continuing access or use of the Platform reaffirms your acknowledgment and agreement in each instance.