Terms and Conditions & Privacy Policy

The following are the privacy policy, terms and conditions of accessing and using Outlookbusiness.com.

The website Outlookbusiness.com (hereinafter 'website'), developed and operated by M/s Outlook Publishing (India) Private Limited, a company incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956, with its Registered Office at 'Rahejas', 4th Floor, Corner of Main Avenue and VP Road, Santacruz (West), Mumbai-400054 (hereinafter 'OPIPL') is being offered to the subscriber (hereinafter 'visitor') upon the terms and conditions that follow. Use of the website constitutes acceptance of these terms and conditions, which takes effect on the date that the visitor first accesses and/or uses the website.

Subscription Period, Renewal and Cancellation

As a digital subscriber, you will have access to our content through our website Outlookbusiness.com. This does not include delivery of Print Edition.

Under the Basic Plan, you will have access to future editions and not the archives.

To access the archives, you have to subscribe to Value Plan or Deep Value Plan.

Upon expiry of your subscription, access to the website as well as the archives will cease.

As a Basic Plan subscriber, you can upgrade your subscription to Value Plan at any time; access to archives will lapse along with your subscription.

If you renew your subscription, you can carry forward the remainder of your archive access. You will receive a renewal notification before 30 days followed by another reminder before 15 days, prior to expiry of your subscription.

You agree to pay the subscription fee in advance in order to access the website.

Any subscription discount is calculated upfront depending on your subscription and cannot be changed during the term of your subscription.

While subscribing, you will provide complete and accurate information in the fields that are required to be filled.

A subscription cannot be cancelled as we do not offer a refund, either partial or in full in respect of the same except as mentioned under the head Pricing Error.

Taxes

Subscription and access to content services fall under the purview of Goods and Service Tax as per the current indirect taxation policy, Government of India. Taxes are applicable for consumption of content on the website and other products of OPIPL uniformly for customers based in India and outside the country. Unless otherwise indicated, prices stated on our website are inclusive of applicable Goods and Service Tax.

Pricing Error

If we incorrectly state a price to you whether online or otherwise, we are not obliged to provide you with a subscription at that price, even if we have mistakenly accepted your offer to buy a subscription at that price, and we reserve the right to subsequently notify you of any pricing error. If we do this, you may cancel the subscription without any obligation to us and we will refund you any money you have paid us in full, or you may pay the correct price. If you refuse to exercise either of these choices then we may cancel your subscription and will refund you any money you have paid us in full. We will always act in good faith in determining whether a genuine pricing error has occurred.

Other costs

In addition to any subscription fees you pay, you are responsible for paying any internet connection or other telecommunications charges or any other charges that you may incur by accessing or using the services available on the website. You are also responsible for any fees/charges that are payable including any processing or other fees charged by the issuing bank/payment provider.

Disclaimer

The website and all content, material, information, suggestions, advice, names, text, graphics, pictures, logos, icons, images and links relating to OPIPL, to Outlookbusiness.com, to its products and services or to third-party products and services (hereinafter 'content'), is provided on an 'as is' basis, without any representation or endorsement made and without warranty or guarantee of any kind, whether express or implied, including without limitation, any warranty of merchantability, non-infringement/infringement of intellectual property rights, completeness, compatibility, reliability, accuracy, security, satisfactory quality, suitability or fitness for any particular purpose.

OPIPL does not endorse or subscribe to the suggestions, advice, opinions and views of the authors of external content.

OPIPL does not warrant that the files available through the website will be free of infection or viruses, bugs or other codes that manifest contaminating or destructive properties. OPIPL does not warrant that the functions contained in the material available or comprised on the website will be uninterrupted or error-free, or that any such defects will be corrected by OPIPL. OPIPL does not make any representation with regard to the full functionality, accuracy or reliability of the website or the server that makes it available.

The visitor shall be responsible for implementing sufficient procedures to satisfy their requirements for safety and accuracy of data-input and output, and for maintaining a means external to the website for reconstructing any lost data.

In no event shall OPIPL or its content providers be responsible or liable for any loss or damages or costs of any nature whatsoever, whether direct, indirect, special, consequential and/or incidental, including without limitation, damages arising from loss of data or information, loss of profit, business interruption, loss of business opportunity or arising from the access and/or use or inability to access and/or use content and/or any service available on the website, even if OPIPL is advised of the possibility of such loss.

Visitor's Covenants

Any material, information or other communication that the visitor transmits or posts on the website shall be treated as non-confidential and non-proprietary. OPIPL shall have no liability or obligation with respect to such material, information or communication. OPIPL and its designees shall be free to copy, disclose, distribute, incorporate and/or otherwise use such material, information and communications for any purpose, whether commercial or non-commercial.

The visitor hereby grants to OPIPL a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide, perpetual license in respect of any material and information, including without limitation, ideas contained therein, that the visitor submits to the website by e-mail or by any other means and in any medium/s now known or hereafter developed, including the right to sub-license, reproduce, distribute, transmit, create derivative works from, or publicly display and/or perform such material and information.

The visitor also grants to OPIPL the right to use the visitor's name in connection with the material and other information submitted as well as in connection with any advertising, marketing and promotional material related thereto. The visitor agrees that they shall have no recourse against OPIPL on grounds of any alleged infringement of intellectual property rights or misappropriation of any proprietary right in such material, information and communication.

The visitor agrees and covenants to use the website only for lawful purposes, and only in a manner that does not infringe the rights, intellectual property or otherwise or restricts or inhibits the use and enjoyment of the website by any other party. Such restriction or inhibition includes, without limitation, conduct that may harass or cause distress or inconvenience to any person and the transmission of obscene or offensive content or disruption of normal flow of dialogue within the website.

The visitor is prohibited from posting or transmitting to or from the website any threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, discriminatory comments or otherwise offensive material, or material that would violate any law or sensibility of any person and OPIPL will be at complete liberty to remove all such material posted by a visitor which is in violation of the law without seeking permission from the visitor to do so.

OPIPL shall not be liable or responsible in any manner whatsoever to the visitor for any consequences arising from violation of the foregoing prohibition or violation of the law including the violation of any person/entity’s intellectual property rights by the visitor.

The visitor is responsible for all the content that he/she posts on the website and shall be liable, financially or otherwise for any claim made against OPIPL including but not limited toOutlookbusiness.com by a third party for the said posts including if the visitor’s posts violate a third party’s intellectual property right. The visitor shall keep OPIPL indemnified against such liabilities and/or proceedings filed by a third party which relates to the visitor’s posts.

Visitor to Comply with Applicable Laws

The website is controlled by OPIPL from its principal offices within the geographical boundaries of New Delhi, India. OPIPL makes no representation that the content is appropriate or available for use in other locations. Access to the website from territories where the content is illegal is prohibited. Visitors who access the website from other locations do so at their own initiative and risk and shall be responsible for compliance with applicable local laws.

OPIPL’s Rights

OPIPL reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time by posting the changes online. The visitor shall be responsible for reviewing regularly such information posted online to obtain timely notice of such changes. Continued access and/or use of the website after the changes are posted shall constitute acceptance of the modified terms and conditions.

OPIPL has the right to change content at any time without notice. OPIPL makes no commitment to update content.

OPIPL reserves the right to bar, withdraw and/or suspend access to the website for any visitor/s or to terminate subscriptions to specific service/s available on the website, at its sole and absolute discretion, without notice or requirement of assigning any reason thereof and without any liability whatsoever.

Limitation of Content and Liability

The content on the website is provided by OPIPL as a service to the visitor and may be used for informational purposes only. The content does not constitute, and shall not be construed as financial investment, taxation or legal/financial advice to the visitor. OPIPL's objective is only to keep visitors better informed and help them decide for themselves. OPIPL does not accept responsibility for any investment decisions made by visitors on the basis of content. OPIPL shall not be liable or responsible in any manner whatsoever to the visitor or to any third party for any consequences, including without limitation, financial consequences, arising from use of the content.

Intellectual Property Rights

Content is protected by copyright, trademark and other applicable law/s. The owner of copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights therein are OPIPL, its affiliates and/or other third party/ies. Nothing herein contained shall be construed as conferring upon the visitor, by implication, estoppel or otherwise any license or other right in respect of intellectual property comprised in the content or any part thereof.

Usage of content from the website shall be subject to the terms, conditions, limitations and liabilities as may govern such intellectual property, in whomsoever vesting. If the visitor does not agree to such terms, conditions, limitations and liabilities, the visitor should not access the content.

The visitor may not print or download portions of content, in part or entirety, for commercial or non-commercial use without written permission from OPIPL. Even when such permission is granted, the visitor agrees not to change, modify or delete any copyright or proprietary notices from such content.

Third Party Websites

Outlookbusiness.com contains many links to other sites on the World Wide Web. OPIPL cannot control and is not responsible or liable for the privacy practices or content posted on such other Websites including websites of advertisers and sponsors etc.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

The access and use of the website and these terms and conditions shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India. Any disputes arising herefrom shall be subject exclusively to the jurisdiction of the courts of law at Delhi, India. If these terms and conditions are not accepted in full, the access and use of the website must be discontinued immediately.

Miscellaneous

If any terms and conditions herein are found to be unlawful, illegal, invalid or otherwise unenforceable by reason of the law or any amendments to the law, in that circumstance, the Terms and Conditions shall be modified so as to make them legal. If such modification is not permitted, then such Terms and Conditions shall stand deleted and the remaining Terms and Conditions shall survive, remain valid and enforceable.

Cookie Policy for Outlook Publishing (India) Private Limited

What Are Cookies?

As is common practice with almost all commercial websites, our website uses cookies, which are tiny files that are downloaded to your computer, to improve your experience. The following paragraphs describe what information they gather, how we use it and why we sometimes need to store these cookies. We will also share how you can prevent these cookies from being stored. However, this may downgrade or 'break' certain elements of the site’s functionality.

How We Use Cookies

We use cookies for a variety of reasons detailed below. In most cases, there is no standard option for disabling cookies without completely disabling the functionality and features they add to the site. It is recommended that you leave on all cookies if you are not sure whether you need them or not, in case, they are used to provide a service that you use.

Disabling Cookies

You can prevent the storing of cookies by adjusting the settings on your browser. Be aware that disabling cookies will affect the functionality of this and many other websites that you visit. Disabling cookies will usually result in also disabling certain functionality and features of this site. Therefore, it is recommended that you do not disable cookies.

The Cookies We Set

If you create an account with us, then we will use cookies for the management of the signup process and general administration. These cookies will usually be deleted when you log out. However, in some cases they may remain afterwards to remember your site preferences when logged out. We use cookies when you are logged in so that we can remember this fact. This prevents you from having to log in every single time you visit a new page. These cookies are typically removed or cleared when you log out to ensure that you can only access restricted features and areas when logged in. This site offers subscription services and cookies may be used to remember if you are already registered and whether to show certain notifications which might only be valid to subscribed/unsubscribed users.

From time to time, we offer user surveys and questionnaires to provide you with interesting insights, helpful tools etc. to understand our user base more accurately. These surveys may use cookies to remember who has already taken part in a survey or to provide you with accurate results after you change pages.

When you submit data through a form such as those found on contact pages or comment forms, cookies may be set to remember your user details for future correspondence.

For you to have a great experience, we provide the functionality to set your preferences for this site when you use it. To remember your preferences, we need to set cookies so that this information can be recalled whenever you interact with a page affiliated to your preferences.

Third Party Cookies

In some special cases, we also use cookies provided by third parties. This site uses Google Analytics, one of the most widespread analytics solutions on the web, to help us understand how you use the site and ways that we can improve your experience. These cookies may track things such as how long you browse the website and the pages that you visit so we can continue to produce engaging content. For more information on Google Analytics & AdSense cookies, you can visit the official Google Analytics & AdSense page.

Refund and Cancellation

We offer no refund or cancellation of a transaction nor can it be converted to any other mode of subscription.

Grievance Redressal Mechanism

If you are an Indian subscriber and have a grievance concerning the content published on our website, you may submit your complaint to Ms Alka Gupta, our Grievance Officer, within a reasonable period of time from the original publication of the content.

The subscriber may contact the Grievance Officer by email on submissions@outlookindia.com or can be sent by post to:

Ms Alka Gupta
Grievance Officer, AB-10 Safdarjung Enclave, New Delhi 110029

Grievance Redressal Form

Complainant may provide the following details:

First Name :

Last Name :

Email :

Phone Number :

Full Postal Address :

Link of the publication in respect of which the complaint is made :

Date of original publication :

Please identify the specific portion of the publication in respect of which the complaint is submitted. Complaint shall include the exact nature of violation, if any, of the code of ethics of Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021.

I hereby declare that all the information provided above are correct and complete.

Name in full:

Signature