Last updated on March 05, 2023.
ExpoSim is a virtual, hybrid and Metaverse event hosting technology platform which enables Hosts (defined hereinafter) to organize Events (defined hereinafter) and connects them with Participants (defined hereinafter) for providing them Services (defined hereinafter) through the Platform.
ExpoSim retains an unconditional right to modify or amend these Terms. Users can determine when these Terms were last modified by referring to the “Last Updated” legend above. It shall be the responsibility of the User to check the Terms periodically for changes. Acceptance of the amended Terms by the Users shall signify their consent to such changes and the Agreement, and to be legally bound by the same. If You do not agree to the Agreement, You must not access or use the Platform.
The following definitions will apply to these Terms, and any reference to the singular includes a reference to the plural and vice versa. Capitalized terms used but not defined in this Clause have been defined elsewhere in these Terms.
“Events” shall mean Public Events and Private Events, collectively.
“Event Content” shall mean any content of an Event (verbal, written or in audio-visual form), including material, performance, presentation, reports, graphics, sounds, information and data of the Exhibitors or Agents such as messages or files used or shared or communicated while hosting the Event in case of a Host and/or while participating in an Event, in case of a Participant, as may be applicable.
“Free Plan” shall mean a plan which allows the Host to organize Events on the Platform without payment of any Subscription Fees to ExpoSim.
“Hosts” shall mean companies, businesses, organizations, (including authorized representatives of such companies, businesses, organizations) and individuals, who are registered on the Platform and who use the Platform to organize and host their Events. In case ExpoSim uses the Platform to organize and host Events, it will be considered a Host.
“Organizer” shall mean the person, company, businesses, organizations, (including authorized representatives of such companies, businesses, organizations) and individuals, who are solely responsible for organizing the events using the services provided on the platform.
“Exhibitors” or “Agents” shall mean the authorized representatives of companies, businesses, or organizations who are invited by the Event Organizer to use the Platform to take part in the Events. It should be noted that whether a “Host”, “Organizer”, individual “Attendee”, “Exhibitor”, or “Agent”, every entity shall be considered as an individual “Participant” of the event happening on the Platform.
“Paid Subscribers” shall mean Hosts who avail any of the Subscription Plans.
“Participants” shall mean individuals including authorized representatives of companies, businesses, organizations registered on the Platform, desirous of attending/attending an Event and shall include any person invited by the Host to speak at an Event or exhibit or present at an Event.
“Plan” shall mean Free Plan and Subscription Plan, collectively.
“Private Events” shall mean events, webinars, conferences, meet-ups, organized by the Host for an identified group of Participants.
“Public Events” shall mean events, webinars, conferences, meet-ups, festivals, concerts, organized by the Host with the intention of securing participation/Participants from the public at large.
“Security Breach” means any accidental, unauthorized or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, or disclosure of, or access to the personal data that ExpoSim processes in the course of providing the Services.
“Subscription Fees” shall mean fees or charges to be paid by the Host to ExpoSim for subscribing to any of the Subscription Plans, as communicated by ExpoSim to the Host, from time to time.
“Subscription Plans” shall mean subscription plans made available by ExpoSim to Hosts upon payment of Subscription Fees. ExpoSim may provide options for different Subscription Plans to the Hosts depending on the features made available, including the number of permitted Participants. Details of Subscription Plans shall be made available/communicated to Hosts through the Platform.
“Users” or “You” shall mean the Hosts and Participants, collectively.
The Platform provides a virtual space to Users for Events and certain services which include the following (collectively, the “Services”). Please note that the Services available to the Host may vary depending on the nature of the Plan:
Limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable license to Hosts to use the Platform to list, organize, conduct, and administer Events on the Platform and provide an interactive feature (audio and video) to interact with Participants;
It enables Hosts to promote, market and advertise their Events by allowing them to create a promotional page of their Event (“Event Page”) and to share such Event Page on various social media platforms and/or marketing channels for inviting Participants to their Events;
It allows Hosts to monetize their Events on the Platform through various features made available on the Platform, from time to time, including, the option to provide Participants with a functionality to pay for tickets (“Tickets”) through the Platform;
Limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable license to Participants to attend and participate in Events conducted by Hosts through the Platform, and/or Any other services ancillary to the above Services.
ExpoSim may, at its sole discretion, add, modify, or remove any of the Services listed above from time to time, without special notice to Users.
ExpoSim may display the Event Page of Public Events on the Platform. Participants can discover Public Events by browsing through the Event Page of such Public Events displayed on the Platform. Participants can also access the booths made available in the arena on the Platform by the various booth exhibitors.
The Platform provides the Host (including co-host, if applicable) entire control over managing, and organizing any Event. This includes managing Participants, when Events are created and how they are configured, customisation of certain features provided by the Platform in connection with Events and managing the interactions with and between the Participants during an Event. ExpoSim may add or withdraw any of the Platform features at its sole discretion, from time to time. Hosts may prohibit, limit, or withdraw access to their respective Events for any Participant at any time. This includes the Host’s right to deny access to any Participant or block access of any Participant to their Events, in case such Participant indulges in any form of abuse during the Event or if abuse has been reported against such Participant.
Events may be organized on the Platform by Hosts either through a Free Plan or a Subscription Plan. Under the Free Plan, there may be limited features and functionalities of the Platform available to the Host including the number of Participants who can attend the Event. ExpoSim reserves the right to add, modify, change, or alter the features made available through any of the Plans, at any time, in its sole discretion. Any such change shall be duly communicated by ExpoSim to the subscribers of the relevant Plan.
The Subscription Fees shall be paid by the Hosts to ExpoSim at such time and in such manner as may be specified by ExpoSim, from time to time. Host shall, under no circumstances, be entitled to a refund of the Subscription Fee paid for any Subscription Plan. Further, the Host may switch from one Plan to another, or cancel the Plan that he/she/it has subscribed to, in such manner and upon fulfillment of terms and conditions as may be prescribed by ExpoSim, from time to time.
Hosts may charge Tickets to Participants through the Platform for attending their Events. The price of the Ticket charged by the Host for an Event shall be determined solely by such Host. The payment of the Ticket price by Participants to Hosts shall be on a per-Event basis.
Hosts are independent entities/individuals and are not agents or representatives of ExpoSim. Further, ExpoSim does not make any representations or warranties with respect to Hosts or Events hosted by Hosts (including Event Content), or the quality or description accuracy of the Events organized by Hosts through the Platform and/ or the price of the Ticket charged by the Host from Participants for any Event. It is the responsibility of the Host to inform the relevant Participants of any practices that may apply to such Participants outside of these Terms.
You hereby accept and acknowledge that Events are between the Host and the Participants and ExpoSim has no role to play in it, other than facilitating the provision of Services through the Platform and providing a technology platform for hosting such Events. ExpoSim shall not be responsible and/or liable for performance or fulfillment of any of the obligations of the Host towards Participants and Participants shall not have any recourse against ExpoSim in any manner whatsoever, for failure by the Host to fulfill their obligations under these Terms and/ or towards Events. ExpoSim does not endorse any Event or Host on the Platform.
You agree and acknowledge that ExpoSim shall not be responsible for or involved in any dispute(s) between Users on the Platform or between Users and/ or any third party, and such disputes shall be handled and dealt with by the parties independently of ExpoSim.
3. Eligibility to Use
You represent and warrant that You are a person of legal age to form a binding contract, in accordance with the applicable laws of the territory/country from where You are accessing the Platform. ExpoSim makes no representation about Your eligibility to use the Platform or that Your use of the Platform is in accordance with applicable law.
In case You are a minor as per the laws of such territory/country, You (i) represent and warrant that You are accessing the Platform through a parent or legal guardian who is of a legal age to form a binding contract in accordance with applicable laws of such territory/country, and such person has accepted this Agreement on Your behalf to bind You and hereby also undertake that You are permitted to lawfully access the Platform from the territory/country from which You are accessing it; and (ii) hereby acknowledge that You are accessing this Platform (including the interactive features therein) under the supervision of Your parent or legal guardian and have their express permission to use the Services. We strongly advise parents/legal guardians who permit their children to use the interactive features of the Platform to communicate with their children about their safety online and to make them aware of the potential associated risks. If You believe Your minor is accessing the Services or Platform without Your consent, please contact Us.
In case you are a Host who is accessing the Platform as a representative of and on behalf of any organization or legal entity, you hereby represent and warrant that (i) you have the full authority to represent such legal entity and have the power to bind them to these Terms; and (ii) you understand that the Terms, upon acceptance by you, is applicable to and bind all other persons co-hosting an Event and accessing or using the Platform and the Services on behalf of the same legal entity or organization for this purpose. In such cases, the references to “You” and “Your” in these Terms shall mean such organization or entity on whose behalf you have consented to the Terms.
4. Enrolment, Account, Password and Security
You shall ensure and confirm that the Account information and all information provided by You is complete, accurate and up-to-date. You shall not impersonate any individual or entity. If there is any change in the Account information or if any information is found to be incomplete, inaccurate or incorrect, You shall promptly update your Account information on the Platform or request ExpoSim for information revision or update. If You provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete (or becomes untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete), or if ExpoSim has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, ExpoSim has the right to suspend or terminate Your Account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Platform (or any portion thereof) at its discretion and/ or the Services, in addition to any right that ExpoSim may have against You at law or in equity, for any misrepresentation of information provided by You.
You will be responsible for maintaining confidentiality of Your Account information and are fully responsible for all activities that occur under Your Account. You agree to (a) immediately notify ExpoSim of any unauthorized use of Your Account information or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that You exit from your Account at the end of each session. ExpoSim cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from Your failure to comply with this provision. You may be held liable for losses incurred by ExpoSim or any other User or visitor to the Platform due to authorized or unauthorized use of Your Account as a result of Your failure in keeping Your Account information secure and confidential.
5. Payment related information
Transaction Fees: ExpoSim may charge the Hosts a transaction fee for each Ticket sold by the Host on the Platform for a particular Event, in such manner as may be communicated by ExpoSim to the Host. ExpoSim reserves the right to change or modify such transaction fee at any time as may be determined by ExpoSim in its sole discretion and which shall be effective upon communication to the Host by ExpoSim.
ExpoSim will provide the Host a transaction summary which will include details of transaction fees charged by ExpoSim to the Host, any third – party payment processing charges and any taxes deducted by ExpoSim on amounts payable to the Host in accordance with applicable law.
Transaction Fees: ExpoSim shall use a Third Party Service in order to process the payment for any sold ticket during the event. Following the same, the platform may charge the Host or Organizer a transaction fee for each Ticket sold by the Host on the Platform for a particular Event, in such manner as may be communicated by ExpoSim to the Host. In no event shall ExpoSim be responsible for any loss of funds that may occur during the transaction process as a result of network or server problems.
Any ticket, product, or service sold at the Event or any Booth of the Event by any Exhibitor, Booth Representative, or Organizer on the platform, the concerned organization, company, Host, or the Organizer is liable to pay ExpoSim a processing fee, which shall be applicable depending on the bearing cost of the Third Party Service or as may be communicated by ExpoSim to the Host.
Following the dependability of the Third Party Service in transactions during any sold ticket, product, or service during any event, ExpoSim reserves the right to change or modify such transaction fee at any time as may be determined by ExpoSim in its sole discretion and which shall be effective upon communication to the Host by ExpoSim.
ExpoSim currently does not provide a facility for refund of the Ticket price paid by the Participant, under any circumstances, including due to cancellation of an Event or failure to attend. If a Participant wishes to claim a refund of the Ticket price paid for an Event, for any reason whatsoever, including on account of cancellation of the Event by the Host, the Participant should contact the Host directly. However, if an Event is canceled, certain charges for canceling, as determined by ExpoSim in its sole discretion, may apply to the Host, and will be communicated to the Host separately by ExpoSim.
Subscription Fees: The Subscription Fees shall be as provided in Clause 2.5 above.
For processing payments under the Terms, Users may be required to provide ExpoSim with certain financial information, including bank account details and type, and/or other details required for any other mode of payment for the Services (“Payment Details”). By providing the Payment Details, Users hereby represent, warrant, and covenant that: (a) they are legally authorized to provide such Payment Details to ExpoSim, and perform payments using such Payment Details and have sufficient funds to complete the payment for the Services; and (b) such action does not violate the terms and conditions applicable to Your use of such Payment Details and/or any applicable law.
The payment receipt for completion of a transaction shall be provided by the respective service provider and the transaction summary shall be provided by ExpoSim. The payment receipt and transaction summary shall be sent to Your registered email address.
Except to the extent otherwise required by applicable law, ExpoSim shall not be liable for any payments authorized through the Platform using Your Payment Details. Particularly, ExpoSim shall not be liable for any payments that do not complete because: (1) Your bank account or any other payment mode did not contain sufficient funds to complete the transaction; (2) You have not provided ExpoSim with correct Payment Details; (3) Your payment card has expired; or (4) circumstances beyond ExpoSim’s control (such as, but not limited to, power outages, interruptions of cellular service, or any other interferences from an outside force) prevent the execution of the transaction.
In case of cross border payment transactions of any payments contemplated under the Terms, Users shall be responsible to ensure compliance with all applicable laws.
Refunds & Cancellation: The terms governing refunds or cancellation in respect of Services hereunder shall be governed by the applicable SAAS agreement, if any, entered between the Hosts and ExpoSim separately. In the absence of such SAAS agreement between the aforesaid parties, the terms pertaining to refunds or cancellation shall be governed as per the Refunds & Cancellation Policy stated on the ExpoSim website.
6. Use of Platform
Subject to compliance with the Terms, ExpoSim hereby grants You a non-exclusive, limited privilege to access and use the Platform. You agree to use the Platform only: (a) for purposes permitted by the Terms; (b) in accordance with applicable laws, regulations or generally accepted practices or guidelines; and (c) for availing of Services through the Platform. You agree not to engage in activities that may adversely affect the use of the Platform by ExpoSim and/or other Users.
You agree not to access (or attempt to access) the Platform by any means other than through the interface that is provided by ExpoSim. You shall not use any deep-link, robot, spider or other automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process, to access, acquire, copy or monitor any portion of the Platform or Content (defined hereinafter), or in any way reproduce or circumvent the navigational structure or presentation of the Platform, materials or any Content, to obtain or attempt to obtain any materials, documents or information through any means not specifically made available through the Platform.
You are solely responsible for any and all of Your activities through the Platform including any opinions, views, perspectives, and contributions, shared through the Platform. Moreover, by engaging in these activities, You represent and warrant that You are eligible to engage in them under applicable law, and that You will abide by all relevant applicable laws and regulations while doing so and shall not conduct Yourself in any manner which is immoral, unlawful and/or hurts or impacts other Users of the Platform. You agree to indemnify ExpoSim and/or any other Users in relation to any loss or damage arising out of Your actions or inactions which are in breach of this condition.
You acknowledge and agree that by accessing or using the Platform, You may be exposed to content from others that You may consider offensive, indecent, or otherwise objectionable. ExpoSim disclaims all liability arising in relation to such offensive and objectionable content on the Platform.
Further, You undertake not to:
Defame, abuse, harass, threaten, or otherwise violate the legal rights of others;
Publish, post, upload, distribute or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, or unlawful topic, name, material, or information;
Copy, republish, post, display, translate, transmit, reproduce, or distribute any Content through any medium without obtaining the necessary authorization from ExpoSim;
Conduct or forward pyramid schemes or chain letters;
Upload or distribute files that contain software or other material protected by applicable intellectual property laws unless You own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents;
Upload or distribute files that contain viruses, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of the Platform or another’s computer;
Engage in any activity that interferes with or disrupts access to the Platform (or the servers and networks that are connected to the Platform);
Attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Platform, any other systems or networks connected to the Platform, to any of ExpoSim’s servers, or through the Platform, by hacking, password mining or any other illegitimate means;
Probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Platform or any network connected to the Platform, nor breach the security or authentication measures on the Platform or any network connected to the Platform. You may not exploit the Platform or information made available or offered by or through the Platform, including information relating to other Users or visitors of the Platform, in any way whether or not the purpose is to reveal any information, including but not limited to personal data, other than Your own information, as provided on the Platform;
Disrupt or interfere with the security of, or otherwise cause harm to, the Platform, systems resources, accounts, passwords, servers, or networks connected to or accessible through the Platform or any affiliated or linked sites;
Collect or store data about other Users in connection with the prohibited conduct and activities set forth in this Clause;
Use any device or software to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Platform or any transaction being conducted on the Platform, or with any other person’s use of the Platform;
Use the Platform or any material or Content for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms, or to solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity that infringes the rights of the Company or other third parties;
Falsify or delete any author attributions, legal or other proper notices or proprietary designations or labels of the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is uploaded;
Violate any applicable laws or regulations for the time being in force or anyone’s right to privacy or personality;
Violate the Terms contained herein or elsewhere; and
Reverse engineer, modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information or software obtained from the Platform.
Except as expressly indicated herein, ExpoSim hereby grants You non-exclusive, revocable (upon notice from ExpoSim), non-transferable access to view any Content available on the Platform, subject to the following conditions:
You may access the Content solely for informational purposes, in accordance with the Terms;
You may not modify or alter the Content available on the Platform, unless expressly permitted and allowed by ExpoSim as a part of the functionalities on the Platform;
You may not distribute, sell, rent, lease, license or otherwise make any Content on the Platform available to others; and
You may not remove any text, copyright or other proprietary notices contained in the Content downloaded from the Platform.
7. System Requirements
Use of Services requires internet access, and certain software, and may also require obtaining updates or upgrades from time to time. Because use of Services involves hardware, software, and internet access, Your ability to access and use Services may be affected by the performance of these factors. High speed internet access is highly recommended for the use of such Services. You acknowledge and agree that fulfillment of such system requirements, which may change from time to time, are Your sole responsibility. ExpoSim is not liable to Users for any loss or damage arising out of or due to any technological issues, internet, or bandwidth of the Users and shall not be responsible for any reimbursement to the Users in this regard.
8. Intellectual Property Rights
The Platform and the processes, and their selection and arrangement, including but not limited to, all text, graphics, user interfaces, visual interfaces, sounds and music (if any), artwork and computer code (collectively, the “Content”) on the Platform is owned and controlled by ExpoSim. The design, structure, selection, coordination, expression, look and feel and arrangement of such Content is protected by copyright, patent and trademark laws, and various other intellectual property rights.
The trademarks, logos and service marks displayed on the Platform (“Marks”) are the property of ExpoSim or other respective third parties, as the case may be. Except as specified in Clause 8.3 below, You are not permitted to use the Marks without the prior written consent of ExpoSim, or the third party that may own the Marks.
ExpoSim provides a limited, non – exclusive, revocable (upon notice from ExpoSim), non-transferable license to Hosts to use Marks as a part of the Event Page. Hosts agree to use Marks solely for the purposes provided herein and no other purpose whatsoever. All intellectual property rights arising from and in respect of any promotional, marketing material or other material created or developed by the Host for a particular Event using the Marks, including any Event Page, shall belong solely to the respective Host.
Except as expressly provided herein, You acknowledge and agree that You shall not copy, republish, post, display, translate, transmit, reproduce or distribute any Content through any medium without obtaining necessary authorization from ExpoSim.
ExpoSim shall have the right, and you hereby give ExpoSim the permission, to use your name and logo for external marketing and promotion, such as on ExpoSim’s website and other ExpoSim marketing collateral.
9. Event Content, Informational Content and Other Third – Party Content
Event Content: The Platform allows Users to display, provide, feature Event Content on the Platform during Events, subject to compliance with applicable laws and these Terms.
You agree that You are solely responsible for Event Content displayed or uploaded by You in using the Services and for complying with all applicable laws pertaining to such Event Content, including, but not limited to, laws requiring You to obtain consent or permission of any third party to use any content or portion thereof and to provide appropriate notices of third party rights including in respect of any name, identity, likeness or voice, submitted by You during an Event. You further represent and warrant that You have the right to upload or share such Event Content and that such use or reproduction thereof, does not violate or infringe on any rights of any third party including intellectual property rights.
Further, the Host shall have the right to use the Event Content of the relevant Event in any manner as the Host may deem fit. In case you are a Participant, you hereby grant the Host of the relevant Event, the right to use, record, reproduce, distribute, adapt, publish, display (including recording thereof), any content submitted, displayed, posted, or communicated by you while participating in that Event, forming part of the Event Content, in any manner and form as may be determined by the Host. If you do not wish to provide such right to the Host, You may refrain from using the Platform and/or any Services provided therein. Please note that ExpoSim is not reproducing, broadcasting, performing, communicating, or issuing copies of any Event Content, and all Event Content is being shared or communicated/performed by User directly with other Users, and Users agree not to initiate any action against ExpoSim for infringement of any copyright or any other action under intellectual property laws, arising out of or in relation to the use of the Platform. Further, ExpoSim is in no manner responsible, in case any Event Content is captured or recorded by any Participants during the Event and re-broadcasted or shared publicly in any manner, without the express consent of the Host of such Event.
Informational Content: ExpoSim may make available certain content on the Platform in the form of case studies and blogs, which may include content created by ExpoSim (“Informational Content”). Informational Content is made available on the Platform by ExpoSim for general informational purposes only. ExpoSim does not make any warranties with respect to the accuracy or completeness of Informational Content or the reasonableness of any assumptions or views contained therein or the applicability and usefulness of any solutions which may be provided in such Informational Content and ExpoSim shall not be held liable for any loss suffered by You based on Your reliance on or use of such Informational Content.
Third – Party Content: The Platform also makes available general third – party information and other data from external sources (“Third – Party Content”). The provision of Third – Party Content is for general informational purposes only. You acknowledge that the Third – Party Content provided to You is obtained from sources believed to be reliable. ExpoSim does not provide any guarantee with respect to the truthfulness, credibility, accuracy, completeness, or genuineness of any Third – Party Content and ExpoSim shall not be held liable for any loss suffered by You based on Your reliance on or use of such Third – Party Content.
10. Disclaimer of Warranties & Liability
You expressly understand and agree that, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law:
The Platform and Content are provided by ExpoSim on an “as is” basis without warranty of any kind, express, implied, statutory, or otherwise, including the implied warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose. Without limiting the foregoing, ExpoSim makes no warranty that (i) the Platform or Services will meet Your requirements, or Your use of the Platform will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error-free. However, ExpoSim will take appropriate technical and organizational measures as provided at ExpoSim’s Security and Compliance; (ii) the results that may be obtained from the use of the Platform will be effective, accurate or reliable; (iii) any errors or defects in the Platform will be corrected. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by You from ExpoSim shall create any warranty not expressly stated in the Terms.
ExpoSim will have no liability related to any Event Content, Informational Content, and/or Third – Party Content arising under intellectual property rights, libel, privacy, publicity, obscenity, or other applicable laws. ExpoSim also disclaims all liability with respect to the misuse, loss, modification, or unavailability of any Event Content, Informational Content and/or Third Party Content.
ExpoSim will not be liable for any loss that You may incur as a consequence of unauthorized use of Your Account or Account information in connection with the Platform either with or without your knowledge.
ExpoSim has endeavored to ensure that all the information on the Platform is correct, but ExpoSim neither warrants nor makes any representations regarding the quality, accuracy or completeness of any data, information regarding the Services or otherwise. ExpoSim shall not be responsible for the delay or inability to use the Platform or related functionalities, the provision of or failure to provide functionalities, or for any information, software, functionalities, and related graphics obtained through the Platform, or otherwise arising out of the use of the Platform, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise. Further, ExpoSim shall not be held responsible for the non-availability of the Platform during periodic maintenance operations or any unplanned suspension of access to the Platform that may occur due to technical reasons or for any reason beyond ExpoSim’s reasonable control. You understand and agree that any material or data downloaded or otherwise obtained through the Platform is done entirely at Your own discretion and risk, and that You will be solely responsible for any damage to Your computer systems or loss of data that results from the download of such material or data.
ExpoSim uses reasonable measures in order to protect the Event Content against unauthorized copying and distribution. However, ExpoSim does not guarantee that any unauthorized copying, use or distribution of Event Content by third parties or by any authorized person attending the Event will not take place. To the furthest extent permitted by applicable law, You hereby agree that ExpoSim shall not be liable for any unauthorized copying, use or distribution of Event Content by third parties (including other Users). The measures ExpoSim uses to protect Event Content are provided and used “as-is” and with no warranties, guarantees, conditions, assurances, or other terms that such measures will withstand attempts to evade them, nor does ExpoSim have any obligation to screen such Event Content.
ExpoSim is merely providing a platform for Hosts and Participants to interact and is in no manner responsible for Event Content and/ or views, ideas, opinions expressed or shared by Users through the Platform in any of the Events. Further, ExpoSim, is under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive feature (audio and video) provided through the Platform, and ExpoSim expressly excludes any liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any interactive feature by a User in contravention of the content standards and/ or applicable laws, whether the Service is moderated or not. In the event ExpoSim is made aware of any such action of any User or if ExpoSim discovers that any User has breached such conditions and/or applicable laws, ExpoSim may in its sole and absolute discretion take any action as it may deem necessary including terminating access to the Platform or disabling access to certain features of the Platform.
ExpoSim shall not be liable in any way whatsoever to any User, for any (a) Event Content, Informational Content and/ or Third – Party Content that is transmitted or viewed while using the Services or the Platform, (b) errors or omissions in the Event Content, Informational Content and/or Third – Party Content, or (c) loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of, access to, or denial of access to any Event Content, Third – Party Content and/or Informational Content not created by ExpoSim; or (d) interpretation and use of the Event Content or any actions You may take as a result of having been exposed to the Event Content.
Although ExpoSim is not responsible for any Event Content, Informational Content and/or Third – Party Content, ExpoSim may delete any Event Content, Informational Content anand/third – Party Content, at any time without notice to the User, if ExpoSim becomes aware that it violates any provision of these Terms, and/or any applicable law.
In the event ExpoSim is made aware or if ExpoSim discovers that any Host is using or has used any Participant related information shared by ExpoSim with such Host for any purpose other than as envisaged in the Agreement, ExpoSim shall have the right to take appropriate action against such Host, including the right to delist the Host from the Platform, and prohibit such Host from using the Platform.
Before attending any Event or receiving any Services from the Host through the Platform, Participants are responsible for making their own determinations that the Host is suitable. ExpoSim is only responsible for connecting Hosts and Participants, and is not responsible for ensuring that Events organized by Hosts and ancillary services provided by Hosts are up to a certain standard of quality and this shall be the sole responsibility of the Hosts organizing such Events.
ExpoSim does not guarantee the identity of any Users with whom You interact in availing the Services and is also not responsible for which Users gain access to the Services. Further, ExpoSim will not be responsible for ensuring that the information (including credentials) which Users provide about themselves is accurate or up to date.
The topics for Events will be determined by the Host at his/her/their sole discretion. Further, ExpoSim is in no manner promoting or soliciting or encouraging Hosts to conduct or organize any paid Events and the same is at the sole discretion of the Hosts.
11. Indemnification and Limitation of Liability
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless ExpoSim, subsidiaries, and its affiliates including but not limited to its (and its affiliates’) officers, directors, consultants, agents and employees (“Indemnitees”) from and against any and all losses, liabilities, claims, damages, demands, costs and expenses (including legal fees and disbursements in connection therewith and interest chargeable thereon) asserted against or incurred by the Indemnitees that arise out of, result from, or may be payable by virtue of, any breach or non-performance of any representation, warranty, covenant or agreement made or obligation to be performed by You pursuant to the Agreement. Further, You agree to hold the Indemnitees harmless against any claims made by any third party due to, or arising out of, or in connection with, the Event Content, Your use of the Platform and/or Services, any misrepresentation with respect to the data or information provided by You, Your violation of applicable laws, or Your violation of any rights of another, including any intellectual property rights.
In no event shall ExpoSim and its officers, partners, consultants, agents and employees, be liable to You or any third party for any special, incidental, indirect, consequential or punitive damages whatsoever, arising out of or in connection with Your use of or access to the Platform or Content on the Platform or Event Content or any Services. To the fullest extent provided by applicable law, in no event will the collective liability of ExpoSim, its subsidiaries, affiliates, and their licensors, service providers, employees, agents, officers, and directors, to any party (regardless of the form of action, whether in contract, tort, or otherwise) exceed the amount You have paid to ExpoSim for use of Services on the Platform in the last 6 (six) months, out of which liability arose. The limitations and exclusions in this Clause apply to the maximum extent permitted by applicable laws.
12. Violation of the Terms
You agree that ExpoSim may, without notice, delist You or block Your future access to the Platform or certain features thereof, or suspend or terminate your Account without prior notice, if it believes, in its sole and absolute discretion, that You have infringed, breached, violated, abused, or unethically manipulated or exploited these Terms (or have acted in a manner that clearly shows that You do not intend to, or are unable to, comply with the same) or anyway otherwise acted unethically.
You agree that any violation by You of these Terms will constitute an unlawful and unfair business practice, and will cause irreparable harm to ExpoSim, for which monetary damages would be inadequate, and You consent to ExpoSim obtaining any injunctive or equitable relief that they deem necessary or appropriate in such circumstances. These remedies are in addition to any other remedies that ExpoSim may have at law or in equity. If ExpoSim takes any legal action against You as a result of Your violation of these Terms, they will be entitled to recover from You, and You agree to pay all reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs of such action, in addition to any other relief that may be granted.
The Terms will continue to apply until terminated either by You or ExpoSim as set forth below. If You want to terminate Your agreement with ExpoSim, You may do so by (a) deleting your Account on the Platform; and (b) not accessing the Platform. In the event, You are a Paid Subscriber, deleting of your Account will lead to automatic cancellation of your Subscription Plan and You shall not be liable to receive any refund of the Subscription Fees from ExpoSim for the unutilized Services.
ExpoSim may, at any time, with or without notice, terminate the Terms with You if:
You violate any applicable laws, or wilfully compromise any other User’s privacy, or acted unethically;
You have infringed, breached, violated, any third – party intellectual property rights of any third party;
ExpoSim is required to do so by law (for example, where the provision of the Services to You is, or becomes, unlawful or upon receiving request for termination by law enforcement or other government agencies);
The provision of the Services to You by ExpoSim is, in the opinion of ExpoSim, no longer commercially viable or in any way detrimental to ExpoSim, its business or the Platform; or
ExpoSim has elected to discontinue, with or without reason, access to the Platform, Services, or any part thereof.
ExpoSim may also terminate or suspend all or a portion of Your Account or access to the Services with or without reason. Termination of Your Account may include: (a) removal of access to use the Platform or for availing the Services through the Platform; (b) deletion of Your records and Account information, including log-in ID and password, and all related information, files and materials associated with or inside Your Account (or any part thereof); and (c) barring further use of the Platform and Services. However, in case You are a Participant, the Host may continue to use Event Content even after the termination of Your Account.
The termination of Your Account shall not relieve You of any liability that You may have incurred or may incur in relation to breach of obligations under the Terms and/ or the Services provided prior to such termination.
If You or ExpoSim terminate Your use of the Platform, ExpoSim may delete any content or other materials relating to Your use of the Platform or the Services and ExpoSim will have no liability to You or any third party for doing so.
14. Governing Law
These Terms and all transactions entered into on or through the Platform and the relationship between you and ExpoSim shall be governed in accordance with the laws of the Indian Jurisdiction, India without reference to conflict of laws principles.
You agree that all claims, differences and disputes arising under or in connection with or in relation to the Platform, the Terms or any transactions entered into on or through the Platform or the relationship between You and ExpoSim shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in the and You hereby accede to and accept the jurisdiction of such courts.
15. Grievance Handling
In the event You have any grievances, or come across any violation of these Terms, or become aware of any objectionable content on the Platform, please report the same to the following e-mail id: [email protected]
Unless the applicable law provides for a shorter period of limitation, any cause of action or claim You may have arising out of or relating to this Agreement and the Platform, must be commenced within 1 (one) year from the date on which the cause of action arose; otherwise such cause of action or claim shall be permanently barred.
If you are not in the UK or the EEA (where notices presented to you determine your consent or otherwise), You hereby expressly agree to receive communications by way of SMS, push notifications, and/or e-mails from ExpoSim relating to the Services.
17. General Provisions
Assignment: You cannot assign or otherwise transfer the Terms, or any rights granted hereunder to any third party. ExpoSim’s rights under the Terms are freely transferable by ExpoSim to any third party, without the requirement of seeking your consent.
Severability: If, for any reason, a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of the Terms, or any portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to give effect to the intent of the parties as reflected by that provision, and the remainder of the Terms shall continue in full force and effect.
Waiver: Any failure by ExpoSim to enforce or exercise any provision of the Terms, or any related right, shall not constitute a waiver by ExpoSim of that provision or right.
18. IP Infringement
If You believe the Platform or any of the Services violates Your intellectual property, You must promptly notify ExpoSim in writing at [email protected] These notifications should only be submitted by the owner of the intellectual property or an agent authorized to act on their behalf. However, any false claim by You may result in the termination of Your access to the Platform. You are required to provide the following details in Your notice:
The intellectual property that You believe is being infringed;
The item that You think is infringing and include sufficient information about where the material is located on the Platform;
A statement that You believe in good faith that the item You have identified as infringing is not authorized by the intellectual property owner, its agent, or the law to be used in connection with the Platform;
Your contact details, such as Your address, telephone number, and/or email;
A statement that the information You provided in Your notice is accurate, and that You are the intellectual property owner or an agent authorized to act on behalf of the intellectual property owner whose intellectual property is being infringed; and
Your physical or electronic signature.
19. Feedback and Information
In the event you are a Host, you are entitled to request feedback from Participants in relation to Events conducted and organized by you.
ExpoSim may also collect feedback from Users regarding their experience of the Services provided through the Platform, including in relation to technological aspects such as video and audio quality, interface and viewing experience, during an Event. Any feedback provided by Users on the Platform that are not based in the UK or the EEA shall be deemed to be non-confidential. ExpoSim shall be free to use such information and an unrestricted basis, in any manner as may be determined by ExpoSim in its sole discretion. Further, by submitting feedback, You represent and warrant that (a) Your feedback does not contain confidential or proprietary information of You or of any other third parties; (b) ExpoSim is not under any obligation of confidentiality, express or implied, with respect to such feedback; (c) all information provided in the feedback is true and correct and relates to the Services availed by You; (d) You are not entitled to any compensation or reimbursement of any kind from ExpoSim for the feedback under any circumstances; and (e) ExpoSim is not obligated to respond or act upon Your feedback. ExpoSim further reserves the right to initiate any action against You under applicable laws for a breach of this representation, including appropriate actions for any defamation allegations. When You provide feedback on the Platform, You grant to ExpoSim, a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, transferable, sub-licensable, irrevocable, perpetual and unconditional license to (a) use or reproduce the feedback posted or provided by You on the Platform; (b) delete and remove the entire or such part of any feedback posted or provided by You that, in the opinion of ExpoSim, is not in compliance with these Terms; and (c) communicate Your feedback to other Users.
ExpoSim may, through the Platform, provide certain Platform level recommendations on matters relating to the Services and Hosts. ExpoSim shall be entitled to publish such recommendations on the Platform in the manner as it deems fit. All intellectual property rights in any such data analytics including the aforesaid recommendations, shall be owned by ExpoSim. Further, ExpoSim shall not be, in any way, responsible for any recommendations provided by it on the Platform, including recommendations on Hosts and/or Events. All recommendations on the Platform are generated solely on the basis of automated data analytics of data related to Events, through algorithms that take into account the feedback received from Users. Such recommendations may be visible to all Users of the Platform.
20. Additional Terms
You agree to the additional terms as applicable to You prescribed by ExpoSim here at Service Level Terms.