PLATFORM POLICY (TERMS OF USE)

We at HungryTripper aim to be as transparent as possible with the users of the platform. Privacy and security of all kinds of information and data is our prime responsibility. All the data generated by users, third parties, and HungryTripper will be treated and protected equally. The below mentioned terms and conditions set out the usage policy for our platform, please read them carefully as they set context for lawful and respectful use of HungryTripper platform. The terms apply to all users of the website and application, and clicking on ‘I Agree’ button bounds a user to these terms till the time a user continues to use the platform in any way possible.

TERMS OF USE - INTRODUCTION

THIS DOCUMENT FOLLOWS THE GUIDELINES OF THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACT, 2000, AND IS CLASSIFIED AS AN ELECTRONIC RECORD. THIS DOCUMENT FOLLOWS THE PROVISIONS OF RULE 3(1) OF THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (INTERMEDIARIES GUIDELINES) RULES, 2011 THAT REQUIRES PUBLISHING THE RULES AND REGULATIONS, PRIVACY POLICY AND TERMS OF USE FOR ACCESS OR USAGE OF HUNGRYTRIPPER PLATFORM.

HungryTripper is a registered trademark of Ingeniocrats Private Limited, a company incorporated under Companies Act (1956), with registered office at C-405 Ananda Apartments, Sector 48, Noida, having CIN U74999UP2017PTC090501. Both website and application act as a social media platform catering to the travel sector in particular.

The domain name www.hungrytripper.com is owned, maintained, and run by Ingeniocrats Private Limited. HungryTripper and Ingeniocrats Pvt Ltd may be used interchangeably.

USAGE AGREEMENT

By signing up through Facebook or email, or by proceeding beyond the application or website homepage, or viewing, or posting content on the HungryTripper platform, the user expresses their consent to, in agreement with understanding of these terms. HungryTripper has full discretion to modify, change, alter, or restrict these terms, in part or whole, discontinue certain features, or restrict user access to the platform. On agreeing to these terms, a user is acknowledging that they have read and understood all the terms and will follow the usage guidelines as prescribed.

MEMBERSHIP

Use of the platform is available only to persons who can enter into legally binding contracts under the Indian Contract Act, 1872. Persons who are “incompetent to contract” within the meaning of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 including minors, un-discharged insolvents and persons of unsound mind are not eligible to use the platform. Any person under the age of 18 shall not register on the platform and shall not transact on or use the platform. If a minor wishes to experience the platform, then that may be made by the minor’s legal guardian or parents on the platform. HungryTripper reserves the right to terminate any person’s membership and/or refuse to provide such person with access to the platform if it is brought to HungryTripper’s notice or if it is discovered that such person is not eligible to use the Website.

NEW ACCOUNT

A new account can be created on the website or the mobile application by signing up through Facebook or your personal email. A user will be required to provide a password, the same shall not be shared with any other person. HungryTripper will not use or share your password under any circumstances. In case, a user forgets their password, then the same can be recovered through “Forgot Password” option.

PROFILE CREATION

Each user will be required to create a new profile, and fill in all the required details as per the form. Choosing preferences during signing up is mandatory, and failure to do so will not allow user to access the application or the website in any form.

CONTENT OWNERSHIP

Across HungryTripper platform, the creator of UGC (User Generated Content) continues to be the owner of the relevant copyright. Subject to the rights that the creators grant to the platform and other users of the platform, this means that seeking permission from the creator or falling within a copyright exception is crucial to the lawful (and best practice) use of the content.

CONTENT USAGE RIGHTS

By uploading content on HungryTripper platform in the privacy setting marked as “public”, a user grants HungryTripper the license to “use” that content. The term “use” covers copy, distribute, promote, market, advertise, and share any or all of the public listed content.

MONITORING

We aim to create dialogue with users of our platform and encourage you to share content via the platform in accordance with these Terms (your “Contribution”). To help us do that, we try to monitor the platform at different time intervals during the day. We check that all submissions to the platform comply with our acceptable use standards. We cannot guarantee that all contributions will be published nor how quickly. If an individual makes uses the platform in breach of these terms, then we reserve the right to remove, restrict, or to disable access to, any contribution, and to suspend, terminate, or change the conditions of that user’s access to the platform without prior notice. HungryTripper also reserves the right to file for legal proceedings against any user for breach of these Terms, or take other action as we reasonably deem necessary and appropriate. HungryTripper excludes its liability for all action they may take in response to the breaches of these Terms. We expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of the platform by any person in contravention of these Terms. Moderating the platform is a part of monitoring the content being posted on the platform, but we are not legally liable for any material posted by third parties and we may suspend or stop moderating the platform at any time without notice.

NEWSLETTERS AND COMPANY UPDATES

By default a user will be automatically registered for newsletters and updates from HungryTripper, the same can be changed from settings later.

UNACCEPTABLE PLATFORM USAGE

A user agrees to and owns responsibility that, during the use of the platform, they shall not host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information that:

Is not accurate and not genuinely believed by the user.

Is not in context with the theme and way of use of the platform. (Theme of the platform is travel and things directly or indirectly related to travel)

In any way breaches national, international, and state laws or regulations.

Belongs to another person or entity, and to which a user doesn’t have any right.

Is misleading in any way.

Promotes discrimination on grounds of race, sex, nationality, disability, religion or belief, sexual orientation, being a transsexual person, or age.

Invades any IP rights including, but not limited to, copyright, trademarks, design right, database right, patents, moral or performer’s right, or any other third party right.

Is likely to harass, upset, alarm or cause distress to any other person.

Is unacceptably harmful, blasphemous, harassing, obscene, defamatory, pornographic, paedophilic, libellous, or invasive of another person’s privacy, hateful or racially or ethnically objectionable, or encourages money laundering or gambling or legally restricted financial activities, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatsoever.

Falls under the purview of spamming, junk messaging/mailing, chain mailing, mass mailing etc.

Are links to any malicious or derogatory third party websites or applications. HungryTripper will try and remove such content, but takes no responsibility for any user being affected by the same. We request all users to carefully review and understand all external links and functionalities leading to third party platforms.

Encourages anyone to commit or assist any unlawful or criminal act or condone any unlawful or criminal act.

Harms or attempts to harm minors in any way.

Does not comply with our content standards.

Acts as advice that can only be given by certified professionals or practitioners. Any advice or information posted to the platform should not be accepted as true or correct. It is up to individual users to check the validity of any advice or information before relying on it, especially where the consequences of following it could be serious. The advice and/or opinions expressed by any individual within the platform are those of the individual and do not necessarily reflect the views of HungryTripper.

Reveals the name, address, telephone, mobile or fax number, e-mail address or any other personal information with respect to any other individual on the platform or otherwise.

Tries to gain unsanctioned access to the platform or to the user profiles, blogs, communities, account information, bulletins, or other areas of the platform, or compromises or ask for passwords or personally identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users of the platform.

Engages in commercial or money making activities like deals, contests, exchanges, sweepstakes, unwanted advertising etc, without HungryTripper’s prior written consent.

Contains or leads to disruptive computer codes or software viruses, or files and programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of the platform or the device; or contains any harmful worms, Trojan horses etc that may damage, interfere with, diminish the value of, covertly intercept or steal any system, data or personal information.

COMPLAINTS

If you wish to complain about any contribution posted on the platform, please contact us on twitter @hungrytripper or by emailing contact@hungrytripper.com. When you submit a complaint, clearly outline the reason for your complaint, and specify where the contribution you are complaining about is located, or you can select the report post option given with each post.

We may request further information from you about any complaint in relation to any contribution before we process it. HungryTripper will then review the concerned query and decide whether it complies with our usage standards. We will manage all Contribution which, violates our Usage Standards as described above in the strictest of ways, with possibility of legal proceedings. The outcome of a complaint will be informed within a reasonable time range from the date of receiving the complaint.

CHANGES TO TERMS

We may revise these Terms at any time. We will send out a notification whenever a major change is done to these Terms, as they are legally binding on you and will apply to you from the date the change was made. You agree to accept and comply with any changes to the Terms if you use the platform after the change is made.

HUNGRYTRIPPER GENERATED CONTENT

The HungryTripper social media platform and all its copyrights are owned by Ingeniocrats Pvt Ltd. All rights regarding the content posted to the HungryTripper Social Networks by HungryTripper are reserved by Ingeniocrats Pvt Ltd. The content on the platform may not be used or disseminated without the prior written consent of Ingeniocrats Pvt Ltd, except that you may download media solely for the purpose of doing business with Ingeniocrats Pvt Ltd. The platform will contain text, photos, videos, opinions, statements, facts, articles, blogs, or any other information created by HungryTripper or by third parties for HungryTripper. Such content is for a user’s reference, entertainment, and information only and should not be relied upon by a user for any other purpose. HungryTripper is not responsible for the content’s factual accuracy and reliability.

HungryTripper or associated third parties may provide links to other websites as a convenience for its platform users. HungryTripper is not responsible for the content of these external links, and HungryTripper does not endorse, warrant or guarantee the products or services described or offered in these other websites.

USER GENERATED CONTENT

A user may submit content, including text, images, photographs and video to the HungryTripper Social Network (collectively, “User Generated Content” or “UGC”), provided that you abide by these common sense rules:

If you post it, you own it

Think twice before you publish. Your family, friends, colleagues maybe a part of the platform, and may be able to read or see the content you post. Be careful that even if you delete the original content, it can still be found on the internet, as the content is shared and distributed through an array of channels and can be reposted, and searched for.

Respect the law, and intellectual property

It is of prime importance that a user shows respect for the law generally, and specifically for the laws governing copyright and fair use of copyrighted material and intellectual property. A user should not quote more than short extracts from someone else’s hard work. It is good general practice to provide a back link to the other party’s work. Use appropriate symbols or notations to credit the first appearance of trademarked terms in your content. Do not post music, images, videos, or other copyrighted content unless you own them or have due permission from the owner of that content to display it. Keep in mind that the laws may differ depending on the place of your residence.

Treat others like you want to be treated

Be respectful of others’ opinions and beliefs. Use common courtesy when posting content: refrain from using derogatory comments, political thoughts, abusive, obscene, or offensive language, images, videos, or links. Refrain from posting content from, or links to, other platforms, websites and applications that may feature sexual or explicit content, gambling, or that advocates intolerance of other religion, people, or communities.

Do not post confidential or proprietary information

By posting content to HungryTripper Social Network, you are agreeing to allow anyone with access to HungryTripper Social Network to access it and use it without restriction, except to any intellectual property rights that anyone may have in such content.

REVIEWS & RATINGS

A user must follow ethical reviewing and rating process, a review or rating for a vendor should not be biased to a particular element, both positive and negative, as these influence the decision of other users associating with the same vendor. The Review and Rating should be a true reflection of a user’s experience concerning the interaction with the vendor and usage of the vendor’s services.

A Review can be marked spam by other users and HungryTripper both, if it does not follow common sense or ethical reviewing process. No review should carry violent and abusive language, or any sort of derogatory comments.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

The user hereby acknowledge that HungryTripper shall not be held liable to the user for any special, consequential, incidental, and exemplary or punitive damages, or loss of profit or revenues. We are also not liable under any circumstances for damages arising out or related in any way to your inability to access, or your difficulty in accessing the platform, any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like, which may be transmitted to or through the platform by any third party, any loss of your data or content from the services, your failure to keep your password or account details secure and confidential. HungryTripper shall not be liable under any circumstances for damages arising out of or in any way related to products, services and/or information offered or provided by third-party vendors accessed through the Website.

INDEMNITY

You hereby indemnify and hold harmless HungryTripper and its officers, directors, employees, agents, distributors and affiliates from and against any and all losses, claims, demands, liabilities, damages, costs or expenses, including reasonable legal fees and expert witness fees, resulting from your breach of any of the foregoing provisions, representations or warranties, and/or from your placement or transmission of any content onto the social media channels.

JURISDICTION

These Terms of Use shall be governed by, construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of India. You hereby consent and submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Uttar Pradesh, India for any action however so arising out of these Terms of Use notwithstanding the fact that the social media channels or the content thereon may be accessible in multiple jurisdictions.

LOCAL REGULATIONS

HungryTripper holds no liability for the content on its social media platform, whether it is suitable or accessible for use outside India, and its territories. If a user chooses to access the HungryTripper social media platform from other locations he/she/it does so on their own initiative and at their own risk. A user is responsible for complying with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable. The user specifically agrees to comply with all the applicable laws concerning the transmission of technical data exported from India or the country they reside in.

DISCLAIMER AND WARRANTIES

A USER’S USE OF THE HUNGRYTRIPPER SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM IS AT THEIR OWN RISK. THE SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNEL AND ALL THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION, FACILITIES, SERVICES AND OTHER CONTENT IN THE SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS ARE PROVIDED “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE LAW, HUNGRYTRIPPER PLATFORM, HUNGRYTRIPPER AND ANY SUBSIDIARIES OR AFFILIATED COMPANIES OF INGENIOCRATS PVT LTD DISCLAIM ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS. HUNGRYTRIPPER DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE CONTENT OR FEATURES AVAILABLE IN THE SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORM WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR USE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. HUNGRYTRIPPER DOES NOT WARRANT OR MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE USE OF THE MATERIAL, INFORMATION, FACILITIES, SERVICES OR OTHER CONTENT ON OR MADE AVAILABLE ON THE SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS ANY WEB SITES LINKED TO THE SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNEL IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE. HUNGRYTRIPPER MAKES NO WARRANTIES THAT YOUR USE OF THE MATERIALS, INFORMATION, FACILITIES, SERVICE OR OTHER CONTENT IN THE SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNEL OR ANY OTHER WEB SITE WILL NOT INFRINGE THE RIGHTS OF OTHERS AND HUNGRYTRIPPER ASSUMES NO LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY FOR ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN SUCH MATERIALS, INFORMATION, FACILITIES, SERVICE OR OTHER CONTENT ON THE SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS OR ANY OTHER WEB SITE. IF APPLICABLE LAW DOES NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE IMPLIED WARRANTIES TO APPLY TO YOU, THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS WILL APPLY TO YOU ONLY TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW.

PPLICABLE LAW.
SUSPENSION AND TERMINATION

HungryTripper holds full rights to determine whether a user has breached the Terms of Use or not. When a breach of policy will be identified, HungryTripper may take an action as deemed necessary. Failure to comply with the Terms of Use may result in immediate, temporary, or permanent closure of user account, removal of all posted data of the user, legal proceedings against the user (if necessary), issue of warning, and disclosure of user information to the law enforcement authorities to take further action.