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This site / Portal - (the "Portal") is a product developed by REALTIME TAXSUTRA SERVICE PRIVATE LIMITED (TAXSUTRA), a private limited company incorporated under the provisions of the Companies Act 1956, having its registered office at # 2-5, First Floor, Lokmanya House, Lokmanya Colony, Paud Road, Kothrud, Pune-411038 The portal is operated and maintained by Realtime Taxsutra Services Private Limited (TAXSUTRA).

These terms of use (the "TOU") apply to your use of the Portal and govern your rights and responsibilities in connection with such use.

  1. The term "Portal" includes the content on the Portal and all of services provided on or through the Portal (the "Portal Services"). You "use" the Portal anytime you access, view, link to or from, or otherwise interact or communicate with or connect to, the Portal (or any parts thereof) or interact or communicate with other users through the Portal (including, without limitation, on message boards, chat rooms and/or other communities established, if any, on the Portal). Your use of the Portal (or any part thereof) signifies your agreement to be bound by these TOU, and the Privacy Policy (the "Privacy Policy"), which are hereby incorporated by this reference into these TOU. These TOU are a binding legal agreement between you and TAXSUTRA: please read them carefully before you use the Portal. Do not use the Portal if you do not agree with any of the terms contained herein.
  2. Given the nature of the Internet, the Portal may be accessed in parts of the world other than India. If you are not an Indian resident and yet use the Portal you acknowledge, understand and agree that you are doing  so  on  your  own  initiative  and  at  your  own  risk  and  that  it  is  your  responsibility  (and  not TAXSUTRA’s  responsibility) to make sure that your use of the Site complies with all applicable local laws. IF YOU ARE NOT AN INDIAN RESIDENT  , BY SUBMITTING  YOUR PERSONALLY  IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION ON THE SITE, YOU CONSENT TO THE TRANSFER OF SUCH DATA TO INDIA, AND TO THE PROCESSING OF SUCH DATA ON TAXSUTRA’S INDIAN SERVERS, WHERE YOUR DATA WILL BE GOVERNED  BY INDIAN LAWS THAT MAY PROVIDE  A LEVEL OF DATA PROTECTION DIFFERENT THAN YOUR COUNTRY.
  3. TAXSUTRA reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, and/or add to these TOU, the Privacy Policy, in whole or in part, at any time. Changes to the TOU and Privacy Policy will be effective when posted. You agree to review the TOU and Privacy Policy periodically to become aware of any changes. Your use of the Portal or any part thereof after any changes to these TOU and/or Privacy Policy are posted will be considered acceptance of those changes and will constitute your agreement to be bound thereby. If you object to any such changes, your sole recourse will be to stop using the Portal.
  4. Your  use of  certain  Portal  Services,  features,  functionality  or programs  (including,  without  limitation, contests, sweepstakes, promotions, wireless marketing opportunities, RSS feeds, blogs etc.) offered on or through the Portal may be subject to additional terms and conditions, and before you use any such services, features, functionality or other programs you may be required to indicate your acceptance of such additional terms and conditions.


  1. The content of the Portal and all copyrights, patents, trademarks, service marks, trade names and all other intellectual property rights therein are owned by TAXSUTRA and / or its licensors and are protected by applicable Indian and international copyright and other intellectual property laws.
  2. You acknowledge, understand and agree that you shall not have, nor be entitled to claim, any rights in and to the Portal content and/or any portion thereof, except to the extent of your limited rights to use the Portal for certain personal (non-commercial) purposes, as set forth below in the section titled LICENSES GRANTED TO YOU, subject to the conditions set forth in the YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES section below and the other terms and conditions of these TOU. Except in connection with your own User Submissions (and then only to the extent you control them), unless expressly authorized by TAXSUTRA pursuant to these TOU, or unless you have otherwise obtained TAXSUTRA’s  written permission, you agree not to copy, reproduce, duplicate, stream, capture, access through technology or means other than those provided on the Portal, perform,  transfer,  sell,  resell,  download,  upload,  archive,  license  to others,  edit,  modify,  manipulate, create derivative works from or based upon, publish, republish, post, transmit, publicly display, frame, link from or to, distribute, share, embed, translate, decompile, reverse engineer, translate, incorporate into any hardware or software application, use for commercial purposes, or otherwise use or exploit the Portal or any component  part thereof.  Any of the unauthorized uses referred to above would constitute an infringement of the copyrights and other proprietary rights of TAXSUTRA and/or its licensors (including, without limitation, other Portal users who have submitted their own User Submissions) and a violation of these TOU and may subject you to civil and/or criminal liability under applicable laws.


  1. Subject  to these  TOU  (including,  without  limitation,  the  YOUR  RESPONSIBILITIES section  set  forth below), TAXSUTRA hereby grants you, if and only to the extent the necessary functionality is provided to you on or through  the Portal  , the following limited,  revocable,  non-exclusive,  non-transferable,  non- assignable, worldwide, royalty-free rights and licenses (each a "License"): (1) the License to access, view and otherwise use the Portal (including, without limitation any information or services provided on or through the Portal) for your personal, non commercial, lawful use only, as intended through the normal functionality of the Portal; (2) the License to stream Portal content using any of the widgets and/or other digital streaming Internet video players, if any, provided on the Portal (any such widget or other digital streaming Internet video player referred to as a "Site Widget"); (3) if the Portal   includes a "Send to Friend" tool that allows you to initiate and send to one of your friends an email communication  that includes Portal content, and the tool is operational, the License to use the tool to request that the Portal's servers convey your message to your friend; (4) if the Portal includes a "Download" link next to a piece of Portal content, the License to download a single copy of such content to a single computer or other permitted  device for your personal,  non-commercial  use only; (5) the License to obtain a registered personal account (and related username and password) on the Portal and interact with other Portal users as  part  of  Portal-based  chat  rooms,  message  boards,  social  media  networks,  and/or  other  similar activities; (6) the License to use any other functionality expressly provided by TAXSUTRA  on or through the Portal for use by users, subject to these TOU. (7) The right to obtain a printout of Materials is limited to a printout of a reasonable portion of the Materials obtained using the printing commands of the Online Services or your web browser software and the creation of a single printout of a reasonable portion of the Materials downloaded via downloading commands of the Online Services or your web browser software (collectively, "Authorised Printouts");
  2. The right to retrieve and store machine-readable copies of Materials is limited to the retrieval of a single copy of a reasonable portion of the Materials included in any individual file of the Online Services using the downloading commands of the Online Services or your web browser software and storage of that copy in machine readable form for no more than 90 days primarily for one person's exclusive use, Insubstantial electronic copies of the Materials may be stored beyond the time restriction referred to in this clause 1(c) where; (i) the Materials have been incorporated into advice provided to a specific client in respect of a specific matter; and/or (ii) the Material is required to be kept for some legal, regulatory or evidential requirement. This clause is subject to the overriding obligation upon You not to create your own independently searchable database of the Materials. This clause is also restricted to the extent the storage of those Materials is not further limited or prohibited by the Supplemental Terms for Specific Materials;


  1. Your rights under any one or more of the Licenses set forth above are conditioned upon your compliance, with each of the following: (1) you will not create or Submit (as defined below) a User Submission that is unlawful, pornographic,  obscene, defamatory,  libelous, threatening,  discriminatory,  harassing, bullying, vulgar, indecent, profane, hateful, racially, culturally or ethnically offensive, or that encourages criminal conduct,  or that  gives  rise,  or  potentially  gives  rise,  to  civil  or criminal  liability,  or that  violates  any applicable  laws,  rules,  regulations  or  Government  of  India’s  guidelines  ("Applicable  Laws"),  or  that infringes or violates other parties' intellectual property rights or links to infringing or unauthorized content; (2) you will not embed, re-publish, maintain and/or display any Portal content (including, without limitation, any of your own User Submissions) on any Personal Social Media or other web site or other Internet location that ordinarily (i) contains or hosts content that is unlawful, pornographic, obscene, defamatory, libelous,  threatening,  discriminatory,  harassing,  bullying,  vulgar,  indecent,  profane,  hateful,  racially, culturally or ethnically offensive, or that encourages criminal conduct, or that gives rise, or potentially gives rise, to civil or criminal liability, or that violates any Applicable Laws, or that infringes or violates other parties' intellectual property rights or links to infringing or unauthorized content; (3) you will not send spam, chain letters, or any other unsolicited or unauthorized advertising or promotional materials, or to harass, bully, stalk, harm, or otherwise cause mental or physical distress or injury to anyone, or to defame or  disparage  someone,  or  for  any  other  unlawful  or  objectionable  (as  determined  by  TAXSUTRA) purpose; (4) you will not provide false information about you or anyone else, and you will not impersonate or appear to impersonate anyone else or otherwise misrepresent your affiliation with any person or entity; (5) you will not use any one or more of the Licenses (and any associated functionality) to collect, obtain, compile, gather, transmit, reproduce, delete, revise, view, display, forward, any material or information, whether personally identifiable or not, posted by or concerning any other user of the Portal, unless you have obtained prior permission from such user to do so; (6) you will not interfere with or disrupt, or attempt to interfere with or disrupt, the operation of the Portal (or any parts thereof); (7) you will abide by all copyright notices, information, restrictions contained in or associated with any of the Portal content; (8) you will not remove, alter, interfere with or circumvent any of copyright, trademark, watermark, or other proprietary notices marked/displayed on Portal content; (9) you will not remove, alter, interfere with or circumvent  any digital  rights  management  mechanism,  device  or other  content  protection  or access control  measure  (including,  without  limitation  geofiltering  and/or  encryption)  associated  with  Portal content; (10) you will not use any of the rights granted to you or any of the Portal content in a manner that suggests  an  association  with  any  of  TAXSUTRA’s  products,  services  or  brands,  unless  otherwise specifically  permitted  by  TAXSUTRA;(11)  you  will  not  use  bots,  spiders,  offline  readers  or  other automated systems to access or use the Portal in a manner that sends more request messages to the Portal’s servers in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional Web browser, unless you are a lawfully operating a public search engine, in which case (subject to TAXSUTRA's full discretion to revoke this exception at any time), you may use spiders to index materials from the Portal for the sole purpose of creating publicly available searchable indices (but not caches or archives) of such materials; (12) you will not knowingly transmit any material that contains adware, malware, spyware, software viruses, timebombs, cancelbots, worms, trojan horses, or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications  equipment; (13) you will not do anything that is likely to adversely affect or reflect negatively upon or harm the goodwill or reputation of TAXSUTRA or any of its affiliates, or the Portal , or any of the content running or being promoted on the Portal; (14) you will not do anything on the Portal that would prevent other users' access to or use of the Portal  or any part thereof; and (15) you will use the Portal and the Licenses at all times in compliance with these TOU and all Applicable Laws.
  2. Only employees authorised by the subscribing organisation may access and use the Online Services. You must ensure that each person having access to the Online Services and Materials:

                         (a) is an Authorised User; and

                         (b) is using those Online Services and Materials only in accordance with these General Terms and Conditions and                                   the Additional Terms.


  1. The Portal may enable you to send, post, upload, transmit or otherwise submit to the Portal (including, without limitation, by allowing you to provide the URL of where a particular piece of your content resides), or otherwise display or exchange (including, without limitation, with other Portal   users) on or via the Portal (collectively, "Submit"), your textual comments, photographs, images, or other   personal media content   and   your   ideas,   opinions,   feedback,   and   other   information,   (collectively,   your   "User Submissions"),  and such User Submissions will generally be available to all users of the Portal . By submitting your User Submissions on or via the Portal you expressly acknowledge and agree that you and only you will be responsible for the content of your User Submissions and for any consequences that may arise therefrom. Except as may otherwise be provided in any Special Rules, it is not TAXSUTRA's regular, established practice to monitor, control, or have knowledge of the User Submissions Submitted using the Portal , but TAXSUTRA  may do so in its sole discretion. When you Submit (or attempt to Submit) your User Submissions on or through the Site, you automatically grant to TAXSUTRA and its affiliates,   an  irrevocable,   perpetual,   worldwide,   unconditional,   unrestricted,   fully-paid,   royalty-free, transferable, fully sub-licensable to multiple tiers of sub-licensees, non-exclusive right and license (the "TAXSUTRA License") to display, publicly perform, distribute (including, without limitation, through third- party Web sites, blogs, microblogs and other social networking media and Internet resources), store, transcode, host, cache, maintain, broadcast, webcast, podcast, transmit, distribute, tag, track, reproduce, edit, modify, format, re-format, link to and from, translate, delete, create derivative works, combine with other content, categorize, and/or otherwise use, reuse and/or otherwise exploit your User Submissions (or  any  portions  or  derivative  works  thereof)  and  any  names,  likenesses,  voices,  images,  digital recordings, performances, and other ideas, concepts, feedback and other materials included in your User Submissions, in any manner, medium or content delivery technology now known or hereinafter devised, for any purpose, as determined solely in TAXSUTRA's (or its authorized designees/licensees') sole discretion, without the requirement for any compensation to you or anyone else, or the need to require additional consent from you or anyone else, or the need to provide prior notification or any credit to you or anyone else. The TAXSUTRA License shall survive in perpetuity in accordance with its terms regardless of  whether  you  stop  using  the  Portal  or TAXSUTRA  terminates  your  access  to  the Portal.  Nothing contained herein shall be deemed to transfer to TAXSUTRA or to any of its affiliates any ownership rights in and to your  user  submissions,  provided,  however,  that  TAXSUTRA  and/or  its  affiliates  and/or  its licensors  will retain sole and exclusive  ownership  of any of the TAXSUTRA  licensed assets (if any) included in your user submissions. Even though by submitting your User Submissions you are granting to TAXSUTRA the broad rights and licenses set forth above, you acknowledge and understand that nothing contained  herein  shall  obligate  TAXSUTRA  and/or  any  of  its  affiliates  to  host,  distribute,  display  or otherwise  exploit  any of  your User  Submissions  or exercise  any other  rights  under  the TAXSUTRA license. You acknowledge and agree that: (i) you have no expectation of confidentiality of any nature with respect to any of your User Submissions, and (ii) TAXSUTRA and/or any of its affiliates may already have projects under consideration that are similar to your User Submissions or may independently develop projects that are similar to your User Submissions, or other User Submissions transmitted by other users of the Portal may be similar or the same as your User Submissions. Because of the viral nature of social media, you should not submit any content or information to TAXSUTRA that you do not want to be viewed by others.  In connection  with all of the User  Submissions  you  Submit  to the Portal,  and  any  other activities  that  you  conduct  on  the  Portal,  you  represent,  warrant  and  covenant  that:  (i)  the  User Submissions are original to you (in other words, that you own all rights in and to your User Submissions) or, alternatively, that you have acquired all necessary rights in your User Submissions to enable you to grant to TAXSUTRA, the TAXSUTRA License; (ii) you have paid or satisfied and will pay or satisfy in full all license fees, clearance fees, royalties, and any other financial or third party obligations of any kind, if any,  arising  from  any  use  or  exploitation  of  your  User  Submissions,  and  TAXSUTRA  will  not  be responsible for such obligations; (iii) your User Submissions do not infringe the intellectual property rights, privacy rights, publicity rights, or any other legal or moral rights of any third party; (iv) neither your User Submissions, nor any of the other activities that you undertake on the Portal, are or will at any time be: defamatory  or  disparaging  of  any  individual  or  entity,  unlawful,  pornographic,  obscene,  threatening, vulgar, indecent, profane, hateful, sexually explicit or sexually suggestive, intended to bully or harass or stalk,  or  resulting  in  bullying,  harassing,  or  stalking,  racially  or  ethnically  or  culturally  offensive,  or otherwise objectionable or encouraging of criminal conduct, or giving rise, or potentially giving rise, to civil or criminal liability, or linking to infringing or unauthorized content, or transmitting unsolicited advertising materials, or intended to result in, or resulting in, any mental or physical distress or injury to any person, violative of any Applicable laws or these TOU; and (iv) your User Submissions are not intended by you to benefit any commercial enterprise associated with you or any third party. You agree to keep all records necessary to establish that your User Submissions do not violate any of the foregoing representations and warranties and to make such records available to TAXSUTRA upon TAXSUTRA's request.
  2. TAXSUTRA is not responsible for any loss, theft or damage of any kind to any User Submissions. You acknowledge that TAXSUTRA  does not as a matter of its ordinary practice pre-screen any User Submissions  submitted  by you or other  users of the Portal   but that TAXSUTRA  (and/or  any of its authorized designees) has the right to and may pre-screen or review after initial submission any of the User Submissions for a variety of reasons, including, without limitation, for compliance with these TOU or Applicable laws, or if otherwise desired or necessary, as determined by TAXSUTRA in its sole discretion. TAXSUTRA shall have the right in its sole discretion to refuse, remove, edit, or disable any of your User Submissions (and/or any other Portal users' User Submissions) that violate these TOU or are otherwise objectionable, as determined by TAXSUTRA in its sole discretion, as well as terminate your and/or any Site user's continued access to and/or other use of the Portal (including, without limitation, access to and/or use of any of the Information or Services, features or functionality available on or through the Portal).  TAXSUTRA does not control or endorse any User Submissions, and any User Submissions submitted to the Portal do not reflect the opinions, views or policies of TAXSUTRA or any of its affiliates. TAXSUTRA disclaims any and all liability in connection with any and all User Submissions, and you agree to waive any legal or equitable rights or remedies you may have against TAXSUTRA or any of its affiliates with respect to such User Submissions.
  3. If you remove or delete any of your User Submissions from the Portal, that User Submission will be removed from the Portal within a reasonable period of time. Nonetheless, a User Submission that you remove may still be available to third parties who previously acquired the link to that User Submission and TAXSUTRA may maintain copies for archival purposes.
  4. TAXSUTRA reserves the right to display advertisements in connection with your User Submissions and to use your User Submissions to advertise and promote your User Submissions or the Portal (in whole or in part). You acknowledge and agree that you have no right or interest in any of the revenue generated from such advertisements.

These provisions shall remain in full force and effect in perpetuity notwithstanding any termination of your use of the Portal.


  1. TAXSUTRA Portal may link to and/or contain advertisements about, Non-TAXSUTRA owned or controlled Web Portals or other Internet resources. You acknowledge and understand that TAXSUTRA does not endorse  or sponsor such  other third party Web Portals  or other Internet  resources  and TAXSUTRA expressly and specifically disclaims any responsibility and liability for any content, software, functionality, services or advertised real estate, project, products or services found on or related to any such third party web portal or other internet resources.


  1. You expressly agree that your use of the portal is at your sole risk. the portal (and any portion of the portal) is provided "as is" "with all faults" and "as available." to the fullest extent permitted by law, TAXSUTRA and its affiliates expressly disclaim any and all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied (including, without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular use or purpose and non-infringement).  Neither TAXSUTRA nor any of its affiliates make any warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of content available on or through the Portal or the content of any Web Portals, Personal Social Media or other Internet resources linked to the Portal and assume no liability or responsibility for any: (i) errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content; (ii) personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to or use of the Portal (or any parts thereof); (iii) any unauthorized access to or use of TAXSUTRA's secure servers  and/or  any and  all personal  information  stored  therein;  (iv)  any  interruption  or  cessation  of transmission  to or  from  the  Portal;  (v)  any  bugs,  viruses,  Trojan  horses,  or  the like  which  may  be transmitted to or through the Portal (or any parts thereof) by any third party; and/or (vi) for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any User Submissions and/or other Portal content posted, shared, forwarded, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available on or through the Portal and/or otherwise through your or any other Portal users' exercise of any rights under any of the Licenses granted by TAXSUTRA  herein. TAXSUTRA reserves the right, in its sole and exclusive discretion, to change, modify, add, remove or disable access to any portion of the Portal (including, without limitation any of the Portal Services).
  2. Without prejudice to the generality of the disclaimers above,  in no event shall TAXSUTRA its Affiliates and/or Contributors be liable to Subscriber for any claim(s) relating in any way to (i) Subscriber’s inability or failure to perform legal or other research related work or to perform such legal or other research or related work properly or completely, even if assisted by TAXSUTRA, its Affiliates and/or Contributors or any decision made or action taken by Subscriber in reliance on the Data. (ii) any lost profits (whether direct or indirect) or any consequential,  exemplary incidental,  indirect or special damages relating in whole or in part to Subscribers’ rights under this Agreement or use of or inability to use the Service, Features or Data even if Suppliers, its Affiliates and/or Contributors have been advised of the possibility of such damages.




  1. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the above limitations and disclaimers may not apply to you. To the extent TAXSUTRA may not, as a matter of applicable law, disclaim any implied warranty or limit its liabilities, the scope and duration of such warranty and the extent of TAXSUTRA's liability shall be the minimum permitted under such applicable law.
  2. Further, TAXSUTRA  is an intermediary  within the meaning  of Section  79 of the [Indian]  Information Technology, Act 2000 (as amended). It exercises due care and diligence at all times in discharging its obligations and observes guidelines issued by the Government of India from time to time. As a part of this TOU, TAXSUTRA has provided detailed procedure by which you may initiate “Notice and Take Down” provision.


  1. The provisions contained below in section relating to Copyright Infringement Notification shall mutatis mutandis apply to the Notice and Take Down in relation to any matter so notified by you


  1. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless TAXSUTRA  and its affiliates and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, licensees, authorized designees, successors and assigns from any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, costs, expenses, fees (including reasonable outside attorneys' fees and costs) that such parties may incur as a result of or arising from (i) any of your wrong/false User Submissions, (ii) your  unauthorized exercise of any of your rights granted under the Licenses without your compliance with your responsibilities set forth in these TOU, (iii) the breach of any of your warranties, representations, covenants, responsibilities or other obligations set forth in these TOU, (iv) your violation of any person's intellectual property, privacy, publicity or other right, (v) the violation of any Applicable Laws and/or these TOU by you and/or anyone using your registered account to access and/or otherwise use the Portal (in whole or in part), or (v) your willful misconduct or the willful misconduct of anyone accessing the Portal through your registered account, in connection with your (and/or such other person's) use of the Portal (in whole or in part). TAXSUTRA reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with TAXSUTRA in asserting any available defenses. This provision shall remain in full force and effect notwithstanding any termination of your use of the Portal.


  1. TAXSUTRA  respects  the  intellectual  property  rights  of  others.  Upon  proper  notice,  TAXSUTRA  will remove User Submissions (and any other Portal content) that infringe the intellectual property rights of any person. If you believe a work has been copied in a way that constitutes infringement,  please  send  TAXSUTRA,  at  the  address  set  forth  below,  a  notification  of  claimed infringement (an "Infringement Notification") that contains all the following information: (i) identification of the copyrighted work claimed to have been infringed; (ii) identification of the claimed infringing material and information  reasonably  sufficient  to permit  TAXSUTRA  to  locate  the material  on the  Portal;  (iii) information reasonably sufficient to permit TAXSUTRA to contact you, such as an address, telephone number, and, if available, an e-mail address; (iv) a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; (v) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notification is accurate and that you are the  copyright  owner  or authorized  to  act  on  the  copyright  owner's  behalf;  and  (vi)  your  physical  or electronic signature.

Realtime TaxSutra Services Private Limited,Lokmanya House, Office No.2, First Floor,  Lokmanya Colony, Next to CNG Pump, Paud Road, Pune 411038., INDIA E-Mail:

By submitting an Infringement Notification, you acknowledge and agree that TAXSUTRA may forward your Infringement Notification and any related communications  to any users who posted the material identified in such notice.

  1. If you believe that your User Submission has been wrongfully removed from the Portal, you may send TAXSUTRA a counter notification. You acknowledge that you may be held liable for damages if you make material misrepresentations in a counter notification. Your counter notification, to be effective, must be in writing,  sent  to  TAXSUTRA,  and  include  substantially  the  following  information:  (i)  your  physical  or electronic signature; (ii) identification of the material that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location where the material previously appeared on the Portal; (iii) a statement under penalty of perjury that you have a good faith belief that the material was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or misidentification of the material to be removed or disabled; (iv) your name, address, and telephone number and a statement that you consent to the sole and exclusive remedy of arbitration and jurisdiction of the Competent Courts at Pune. By submitting a counter notification, you acknowledge and agree that TAXSUTRA  may forward your counter notification and any related communications  to the person who submitted the original Infringement  Notification that resulted in the removal of your User Submission or to other third parties.


  1. All actions or proceedings arising in connection with, touching upon or relating to these TOU , or the Portal or the breach of these TOU and/or the scope of the provisions of this arbitration clause, shall be submitted for final and binding arbitration under Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 ( as amended) to a sole arbitrator.  The place of Arbitration shall be Pune, India and arbitral proceedings shall be conducted in English language. This provision shall remain in full force and effect notwithstanding any termination of your use of the Portal.


  1. These TOU shall be construed and enforced in accordance with the Indian laws without regard to any choice  of  law  or  conflict  of  laws  principles,  regardless  of  where  you  live.  Without  prejudice  to  the Arbitration clause above, appropriate Courts at Pune, India shall have exclusive jurisdiction to deal with any issues arising out of or in connection with or in any manner relating to this TOU or Portal. You hereby consent to the jurisdiction of such courts for the purpose of litigating any such action.


  1. If any provision of the TOU shall be held unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable,  then that provision shall be deemed severable from these TOU and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. The failure of TAXSUTRA to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these TOU shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.


  1. You understand and agree that TAXSUTRA  may, in its sole discretion and at any time, terminate or temporarily suspend your rights under any of the Licenses and otherwise your access to the Portal, and discard, remove, and/or disable or deactivate any or all of your User Submissions that you Submitted to the Portal (and/or any other User Submissions) and/or any other information and data that you (and/or anyone else) may have provided to the Portal, for any reason. TAXSUTRA may also, in its sole discretion and at any time, discontinue the Portal or any parts thereof or limit or restrict any user access thereto, for any reason, with or without notice.  You may discontinue your access to, use or participation on the Portal at any time.


  1. Material or information contained on or made available through the Portal is not intended to and does not constitute any legal, financial or tax related advice nor does it, in any manner establish a Professional - Client relationship.


  1. The Portal may contain advertisements and sponsorships. Advertisers and sponsors are responsible for ensuring that material submitted for inclusion on the Portal is accurate and complies with applicable laws. TAXSUTRA  will  not  be  responsible  for  the illegality  of,  or any error  or inaccuracy  in advertisers  or sponsors materials.


  1. TAXSUTRA’s performance under  this Agreement  is subject  to interruption  and delay due to causes beyond its reasonable control such as acts of God, acts of any Government, war or other hostility, civil disorder, the elements, fire, explosion, power failure, failure of the Internet and other networks beyond the control of TAXSUTRA, equipment failure, industrial or labour dispute, inability to obtain essential supplies and the like. Taxsutra shall not be held liable if services with respect to the Portal are interrupted or improper at any point of time due to Force Majeure events specified above.


  1. You will be deemed to have consented to the disclosure to, and use by, a subsequent owner or operator of the Portal, of any information about you contained in the applicable TAXSUTRA database, to the extent TAXSUTRA assigns its rights and obligations regarding such information in connection with a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or substantially all of TAXSUTRA's  assets, or in connection with a merger, acquisition or sale of all or substantially all of the assets related to this particular Portal to a subsequent owner or operator. In the event of such a merger, acquisition, or sale, your continued use of the Portal signifies  your  agreement  to  be  bound  by  the  terms  of  use  and  privacy  statement  of  the  Portal's subsequent owner or operator.

You acknowledge, understand and agree that you are doing so on your own by logging in to the Portal.