Terms of Use

This Statement governs our relationship with users and others who interact with Live Rishta. By using or accessing Live Rishta, you agree to this Statement.

  1. Privacy

    Your privacy is very important to us. We designed our Privacy Policy to make important disclosures about how you can use Live Rishta to share with others and how we collect and can use your content and information.

  2. Sharing Your Content and Information

    You own all of the content and information you post on Live Rishta, and you can control how it is shared through your privacy settings . In addition:

    1. For content that is covered by intellectual property rights, like photos and videos, you specifically give us the following permission, subject to your privacy settings: you grant us a non-exclusive, transferable, sub-licensable, royalty-free, worldwide license to use any content that you post on or in connection with Live Rishta. This content License ends when you delete your content or your account unless your content has been shared with others, and they have not deleted it.
    2. When you upload a picture, it is assumed that this picture is yours and you explicitily gives us the right make it public as per your account settings.
    3. When you publish content or information using the "everyone" setting, it means that everyone, including people off of Live Rishta, will have access to that information and we may not have control over what they do with it.
    4. We always appreciate your feedback or other suggestions about Live Rishta, but you understand that we may use them without any obligation to compensate you for them (just as you have no obligation to offer them).
  3. Safety

    We do our best to keep Live Rishta safe, but we cannot guarantee it. We need your help to do that, which includes the following commitments:

    1. You will not create a fake profile.
    2. You will not send or otherwise post unauthorized commercial communications (such as spam) on Live Rishta.
    3. You will not collect users' content or information, or otherwise access Live Rishta, using automated means (such as harvesting bots, robots, spiders, or scrapers) without our permission.
    4. You will not upload viruses or other malicious code.
    5. You will not solicit login information or access an account belonging to someone else.
    6. You will not bully, intimidate, or harass any user.
    7. You will not post content that is hateful, threatening, pornographic, or that contains nudity or graphic or gratuitous violence.
    8. You will not use Live Rishta to do anything unlawful, misleading, malicious, or discriminatory.
    9. You will not do anything that could disable, overburden,or impair the proper working of Live Rishta, such as a denial of service attack.
    10. You will not facilitate or encourage any violations of this Terms of Use.
  4. Registration and Account Security

    Live Rishta users provide their personal information, and we need your help to keep it that way. Here are some commitments you make to us relating to registering and maintaining the security of your account:

    1. You will not provide any false personal information on Live Rishta, or create an account for anyone other than yourself without permission.
    2. You will not use your personal profile for your own commercial gain (such as selling your status update to an advertiser).
    3. You will not use Live Rishta if you are under 18 or under the minimum age to be married set by your government.
    4. You will not use Live Rishta if you are a convicted sex offender.
    5. You will keep your contact information accurate and up-to-date.
    6. You will not share your password, let anyone else access your account, or do anything else that might jeopardize the security of your account.
    7. You cannot transfer your account to anyone without first getting our written permission.
    8. If you select a username for your account we reserve the right to remove or reclaim it if we believe appropriate (such as when a trademark owner complains about a username that does not closely relate to a user's actual name).
  5. Protecting Other People's Rights

    We respect other people's rights, and expect you to do the same.

    1. You will not post content or take any action on Live Rishta that infringes or violates someone else's rights or otherwise violates the law.
    2. We can remove any content or information you post on Live Rishta if we believe that it violates this Statement.
    3. If we remove your content for infringing someone else's copyright, and you believe we removed it by mistake, we will provide you with an opportunity to appeal.
    4. If you repeatedly infringe other people's intellectual property rights, we will disable your account when appropriate without any refund.
    5. If you collect information from users, you will: obtain their consent, make it clear you (and not Live Rishta) are the one collecting their information, and post a privacy policy explaining what information you collect and how you will use it.
  6. Payment Policy
    1. Your payment to our services is non-refundable. However, if you are not satisfied with our services, we may give you additional service at low cost.
    2. All the payments are processed in US Dollars. If you are using payment method in different currency, you may be charged for currency exchange by your credit/debit card company. You can view the current currency rates at http://www.xe.com/ucc/.
    3. Your payment is securely processed by our third party vendor: PayPal.
    4. We do not keep your credit/debit card information.
    5. You provide us the right to direct you to the third party vendor for payment processing.
  7. Definitions
    1. By "Live Rishta" we mean the features and services we make available, including through (a) our website at www.LiveRishta.com and any other Live Rishta branded or co-branded websites (including sub-domains, international versions, widgets, and mobile versions); (b) our Platform; and (c) other media, software (such as a toolbar), devices, or networks now existing or later developed.
    2. By "us," "we" and "our" we mean Live Rishta.
    3. By "information" we mean facts and other information about you, including actions you take.
    4. By "content" we mean anything you post on Live Rishta that would not be included in the definition of "information."
    5. By "data" we mean content and information that third parties can retrieve from Live Rishta or provide to Live Rishta through Platform.
    6. By "post" we mean post on Live Rishta or otherwise make available to us (such as by using an application).
    7. By "use" we mean use, copy, publicly perform or display, distribute, modify, translate, and create derivative works of.
    8. By "active registered user" we mean a user who has logged into Live Rishta at least once in the previous 30 days.
  8. Other
    1. This Statement makes up the entire agreement between the parties regarding Live Rishta, and supersedes any prior agreements.
    2. If any portion of this Statement is found to be unenforceable, the remaining portion will remain in full force and effect.
    3. If we fail to enforce any of this Statement, it will not be considered a waiver.
    4. Any amendment to or waiver of this Statement must be made in writing and signed by us.
    5. You will not transfer any of your rights or obligations under this Statement to anyone else without our consent.
    6. All of our rights and obligations under this Statement are freely assignable by us in connection with a merger, acquisition, or sale of assets, or by operation of law or otherwise.
    7. Nothing in this Statement shall prevent us from complying with the law.
    8. This Statement does not confer any third party beneficiary rights.