Terms of Use

These Terms and Conditions ("Terms," "Agreement") govern your use of www.thesecretariat.in, a subscription-based digital news website ("Website," "We," "Our," or "Us"). By accessing or using our Website and its services, you agree to comply with these Terms. If you do not agree with these Terms, please do not use our Website.

  1. Subscription Services:
    • Subscription Plans: We offer various subscription plans with different features and pricing. By subscribing to a plan, you agree to pay the associated fees according to the terms specified.
    • Billing and Payments: You agree to provide accurate and complete billing information, including valid payment methods. Subscription fees will be billed on the basis of your chosen plan and billing cycle. All payments are non-refundable.
    • Automatic Renewal: Unless you cancel your subscription before the end of the current billing cycle, your subscription will automatically renew for the same duration and at the current price.
  2. User Conduct:
    • Acceptable Use: You agree to use our Website and its content for lawful purposes only. You shall not engage in any activities that violate applicable laws, regulations, or infringe upon the rights of others.
    • Prohibited Content: You shall not upload, share, or distribute content that is defamatory, obscene, harassing, harmful, or violates any third-party rights, including copyrights and trademarks.
    • Account Security: You are responsible for maintaining the security of your account credentials. You agree not to share your account information with others and to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to your account.
  3. Intellectual Property:
    • Ownership: All content, trademarks, logos, and intellectual property on the Website are owned or licensed by us. You are granted a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable license to access and use the Website solely for personal, non-commercial purposes.
    • Restrictions: You shall not modify, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works, or reverse engineer any part of the Website without our prior written consent.
  4. Privacy and Data Collection:
    • Privacy Policy: Your use of the Website is also governed by our Privacy Policy. By using our services, you consent to the collection, use, and sharing of your information as described in the Privacy Policy.
  5. Termination:
    • Termination by You: You may cancel your subscription at any time by following the cancellation procedures provided on the Website. Please note that subscription fees are non-refundable.
    • Termination by Us: We reserve the right to suspend or terminate your access to the Website at our sole discretion if you violate these Terms or engage in any prohibited activities.
  6. Limitation of Liability:
    • No Warranty: We provide the Website on an "as-is" and "as-available" basis. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or reliability of the content, and we disclaim all warranties, whether express or implied.
    • Limitation of Liability: To the extent permitted by law, we shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of your use of the Website.
  7. Governing Law and Dispute Resolution:
    • Governing Law: These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India.
    • Dispute Resolution: Any disputes arising out of or relating to these Terms shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts located in [City, State], India.
  8. Changes to these Terms:
    • We reserve the right to modify these Terms at any time. Changes will be effective upon posting on the Website. Your continued use of the Website after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of the modified Terms.
  9. Contact Us:
    • If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding these Terms and Conditions, please contact us at:
      SML Digital Media Pvt Ltd
      7th Floor, (Left Wing) Sambhaav House, Nr Judges Bunglow Cross Road, Bodakdev, Ahmedabad, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India, 380054
      connect@thesecretariat.in | www.thesecretariat.in