Townhall Company and its affiliates (referred to as 'Townhall,' 'we,' 'us,' or 'our') is a corporation incorporated and registered in the state of Maharashtra, India, with its registered address at : Office No. 315/316, 3rd Floor, City Space, S. No 198/1A, Nagar Road, Near CTR Industries, Viman nagar, Pune, Maharashtra 411014. Our main office is located at Office No. 315/316, 3rd Floor, City Space, S. No 198/1A, Nagar Road, Near CTR Industries, Viman nagar, Pune, Maharashtra 411014. Townhall owns and operates the website https://www.townhall.co , https://www.townscript.com ('Website') and the Townhall hybrid event management platform ('Platform'). This Platform allows event organizers ('Organizer,' 'Customer,' 'You,' 'Yours') to register on the Website and access/use the Platform for organizing in-person and virtual events, utilizing a range of products and services, including event websites, event apps, event registration and ticketing, event analytics, event networking, etc., collectively referred to as 'Features' and subject to modification from time to time.
Users who violate these Terms may have their access and/or use of the Services suspended or terminated at Townhall's sole discretion.
The term 'Event/s' refers to either public or private in-person and virtual events organized by the Customer on the Platform.
PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY BEFORE REGISTERING, ACCESSING, AND/OR USING THE PLATFORM.
Capitalized terms used within these Terms that are not defined herein shall have the meanings and references provided to them in their respective Agreements.
The following definitions will apply to these Terms, and any reference to the singular includes a reference to the plural and vice versa.
If you do not meet the required legal age and still access or use the Services, it will be presumed that your parent or guardian has expressly consented to these Terms on your behalf by permitting your access to and use of the Services. It is your responsibility to ensure that you have obtained such explicit consent from your parent or guardian for accessing and using the Services. Townhall shall not be held responsible for your failure to obtain such explicit consent or for any negligence or failure on the part of your parent or guardian in supervising your activities or granting such express consent.
In accordance with the terms and conditions outlined in this ToS, Townhall hereby:
i) Grants the Customer a personal, revocable, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, non-assignable, non-transferable license ('License') to:
1. Organize, host, manage, and oversee Events and utilize the Services in connection with such Events.
2. Utilize the Service on a mobile phone, tablet, computer, or any other device ('Device') owned or controlled by the Customer.
3. Access and use the Services on the Device in accordance with this ToS and any applicable Usage Rules specified below.
ii) Facilitates the Customer in allowing User/s to attend and actively participate in Events organized by the Customer through both the Townhall Website as well as the “App”.
iii) Empowers the Customer to promote, advertise, and market the Events, as well as engage with the Users.
a. Townhall provides you with full autonomy over the organization and management of an Event, including the administration of Users and interactions with them. You have the authority to restrict, block, or suspend a User's access to their Event under certain circumstances, such as violations of the Terms, reported abuse, or as otherwise deemed appropriate by you.
b. Additionally, we may showcase the Event page of Public Events on our Platform, making it possible for Users to discover such Events while browsing through the Event Page of these Public Events.
d. You bear full responsibility for the utilization and access to the Platform by the Users.
e. Users may utilize the Platform to send and receive messages to and from other Users, provided that such usage is allowed by you
a. You agree to utilize the Services for the specific purpose of organizing Event/s. In this capacity, You can host Event/s, permit User/s to participate in the Event/s, exchange text, media, and audio/video files, conduct audio/visual presentations/calls, and make use of any additional features introduced by Townhall from time to time, as selected by you in your Service plan.
b. You may grant access to the attendees of your choice to attend the Event/s you organize ('User/s'). These Attendees can register, use, and access the Platform and its Features, including posting comments, sending messages, and uploading audio/video/text files. You agree to supervise and moderate such User content, taking sole responsibility for removing any User content that may be deemed unlawful, defamatory, or otherwise inappropriate in accordance with your Acceptable Behavior Policy. Additionally, you are authorized to suspend or terminate the offending User account, with or without notice to the offending User.
c. You bear sole responsibility for the use of the Platform by the Users, and this responsibility is entirely at your own cost and risk.
e. Townhall reserves the right to modify, suspend, or discontinue the Services, either in part or in whole, at any time and for any reason at our sole discretion. We will endeavor to provide notice of such changes, where reasonably possible. We may limit access to portions of our Services for some or all Customers and/or Users from time to time. The Services may also experience periodic unavailability due to maintenance, equipment malfunctions, server issues, or other reasons. You acknowledge and accept that we are under no obligation to maintain, support, or update the Services, and we make no commitment to do so.
f. We may introduce Services, functionalities, or features that are still in the testing and evaluation phase, which will be provided on an 'As Is' basis. These beta Services may be labeled as 'beta,' 'preview,' 'early access,' 'trial,' or similar terms. You understand and agree that these beta Services may not be entirely reliable, as their functionalities and fe features may require further refinement.
g. We retain the right to: a) keep any information collected upon registration/subscription related to You or any User/s who accessed and/or used the Services to facilitate quicker re-activation or re-enablement of the Services and/or any Features or in compliance with applicable laws; and b) limit Your use of the Services, including the right to restrict, suspend, or terminate Your account if we reasonably believe that You are in breach of these Terms and/or are misusing and/or permitting the misuse of the Services.
h. You hereby waive any rights to demand a non-electronic signature, non-electronic record delivery, or non-electronic record retention, to the extent not prohibited by applicable law.
i. We make every effort to ensure that our Services are consistently available, but we do not guarantee uninterrupted or continuous operation and access to our Services. Furthermore, given the evolving nature of the industry and technology, we cannot guarantee complete security and safety for any information, data, or User content uploaded, shared, hosted, displayed, or transmitted using our Services. Our Platform may not be completely immune to planned or unplanned issues such as data breaches, shutdowns, technological problems, or interruptions caused by external factors, including but not limited to power outages, disruptions in cellular service, or malicious third-party interference.
j. You are responsible for configuring and keeping your information technology, computer programs, Devices, platforms, or operating systems up-to-date and secure to access and/or use our Services. To use our Services, you must ensure that you have the necessary Devices, software, internet connections, and data connections. You acknowledge that failure to use up-to-date software, Devices, or high-speed internet or data connections will result in poor or non-performance of our Services, and you agree not to hold us accountable for such issues. You also agree that we are not liable for any consequences resulting from technical problems, including but not limited to internet-related issues (such as slow connections, traffic congestion, or server overloads) or any problems with telecommunications or internet service providers.
k. We do not guarantee that the Services will operate without errors, nor do we guarantee that the Services are free from viruses, bugs, attacks, or other harmful code. We also do not commit to correcting any errors in the Services.
l. The Services are provided on an 'As Is' and 'As Available' basis without warranties of any kind, including but not limited to representations, warranties, and conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, non-infringement, and any arising by statute or from a course of dealing or usage of trade.
m. These Terms do not establish any private right of action on the part of any third party, nor do they create any reasonable expectation that the Services will be free of prohibited content. By offering an Interactive Customer/User interface, we do not assume liability for any statements, representations, or Customer/User Submissions in any public forum, blog, or other interactive area. We reserve the right, with absolute discretion, to remove, screen, or edit any Customer/User Submission posted or stored on the Website, Platform, or the App at any time and for any reason without notice. You are solely responsible for creating backup copies of and replacing any Customer/User Submission on our Services at your expense. Any use of the Platform or other portions of the Website and the App in violation of the foregoing constitutes a breach of these Terms and may result in, among other things, termination or suspension of Your rights to use the Platform and/or our Services.
n. You consent to Townhall complying with law enforcement authorities' orders and providing them with any and all information You submit to us to assist in any investigation or prosecution they may conduct.
You shall refrain from, and shall not authorize any User/s or third party to engage in the following actions:
a. Redistribution, sale, assignment, lease, lending, licensing, sublicensing, or renting of the Platform and/or Services.
b. Disassembling, reverse engineering, deciphering, decompiling, or decrypting the Platform and/or Services.
c. Utilizing any robot, spider, scraper, deep link, or other similar automated data gathering or extraction tools, programs, algorithms, or methodologies to access, acquire, copy, or monitor the Platform and/or Services, or any part thereof.
d. Copying (except for backup purposes), editing, enhancing, or creating derivative works of the Platform and/or Services or any component thereof.
e. Disassembling, disabling, or otherwise interfering with security-related features of the Platform and/or Services or the Features designed to prevent or restrict the use or copying of any content or enforce limitations on the use of the Services.
f. Posting or transmitting files containing viruses, worms, Trojan horses, ransomware, or any other contaminating or destructive elements, or any material that interferes with the proper functioning of the Platform and/or Services or the use of the Platform and/or Services by other Customers and/or Users.
g. Removing, modifying, or obscuring any proprietary notice or identification, including copyright, trademark, patent, or other notices, contained within or provided on or via the Platform and/or Services.
h. Using any communication systems provided by the Platform and/or Services to send unauthorized and/or unsolicited commercial communications.
i. Employing any of Townhall’s Content/intellectual property, including but not limited to name, logo, banners, or trademarks, without obtaining our prior written consent.
j. Using the Platform and/or Services to contravene any applicable laws, rules, or regulations, or for any unlawful, harmful, irresponsible, or inappropriate purposes, or in a manner that breaches this ToS.
k. Using or attempting to use any engine, software, tool, agent, or other device or mechanism (including but not limited to browsers, spiders, robots, avatars, or intelligent agents) to navigate or search the Platform or Services, unless using the search engines and search agents, if any, provided through the Services and generally available third-party web browsers.
l. Gaining or attempting to gain unauthorized access to our Platform/Services/Website/App, servers, technology, software, systems, etc.
m. Collecting information on other Customers and/or Users and attempting to utilize such information in any way.
n. Using the Platform/Services to host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update, distribute, share, store, or destroy material, including but not limited to Townhall Content and/or Customer/User Content, in any of the following manners:
• Contrary to any applicable laws or regulations.
• In a way that infringes upon the copyright, trademark, trade secret, or other intellectual property or proprietary rights of third parties, or violates the privacy, publicity, or other personal rights of others.
• In a manner that is harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic, libelous, invasive of another’s privacy, threatening, abusive, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, related to or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatsoever.
• That aims to harm minors in any way.
• That deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such message or communicates any information that is grossly offensive or menacing in nature.
• That impersonates another person or entity.
• That contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, alter, destroy, or limit the features or functionality of Townhall’s systems, Platform, Services, or other Customers and/or Users, third-party systems, or sites, etc.
o. Violating or attempting to violate the security of the Platform/Services, including but not limited to the following activities:
• Accessing data/information not intended for You or the User, as applicable, or logging into a server or account for which You or the User is not authorized to access.
• Attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of a system or network, or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization.
• Attempting to interfere with the Service for any other customer and/or User, host, or network, including submitting a virus to the Platform, overloading, flooding, spamming, deploying time bombs, or crashing, or forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any group posting.
p. Violations of system or network security may result in civil and/or criminal liability. We shall investigate any occurrences that may involve such violations and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in the prosecution of You or Your Users who may be implicated in such violations.
The Services may offer you the ability to transmit messages, including emails, to a Third-Party Source or to Users (referred to as 'Messages'). You bear full responsibility for the content of the messages you send and the consequences arising from their transmission. By doing so, you agree to indemnify us and explicitly release us from any and all liabilities arising from your Messages. You hereby grant us a worldwide license to use, store, and reproduce your Messages, albeit for the sole purpose of facilitating their delivery to your specified recipients (and we may engage the tools and services of third-party providers to facilitate the transmission of Messages to your designated recipients).
You further affirm that you either own or possess the requisite rights and permissions to utilize all Intellectual Property Rights associated with your Messages, and by granting the aforementioned license, you confirm your compliance with this condition. Your ownership rights in your Messages shall remain intact. It is also noted that the stipulations outlined under “User Submissions” below shall equally apply to Messages transmitted via the Services.
a. In accordance with this ToS, you hereby recognize that you and/or Users may generate, post, share, or store content, messages, materials, data, information, text, graphics, audio, video, or other items or materials on our Platform, encompassing Your website, Event App, and/or Event Community, referred to as 'Customer/User Submissions.' You undertake not to personally engage in and commit to advising Users in writing to abstain from creating, uploading, transmitting, distributing, constructing, or otherwise publishing through the Website, Platform, or the App any of the subsequent User Submissions:
i) Content that is illegal, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, indecent, lewd, suggestive, harassing, threatening, invasive of privacy, infringing on publicity rights, abusive, inflammatory, fraudulent, deceptive, or misleading;
ii) Content that may constitute, encourage, or provide instructions for a criminal offense, violate the rights of any party, or give rise to liability or contravene any local, state, national, or international law.
iii) Content that might infringe on the patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual or proprietary rights of any party.
iv) Content that impersonates any individual or entity or otherwise misrepresents your association with an individual or entity;
v) Content, at our sole discretion, that is objectionable or hampers the ability of any other individual from using the Services, or may expose us or other Users to any type of harm or liability;
vi) Content that breaches the terms of our guidelines, principles, policies, or rules displayed on the Website and the App or communicated to You at any given moment;
vii) Unsolicited promotions, spam, advertising, or solicitations;
viii) Private information about any third party, encompassing, without limitation, addresses, phone numbers, email addresses, or any other such personal details; and viruses, corrupted data, or other harmful, disruptive, or destructive files;
b. You shall exclusively bear responsibility for Customer/User Submissions and the repercussions arising from their posting or publication.
c. We hold full authority to determine whether to publish Customer/User Submissions, and we reserve the right, without the need for further notice to you, to supervise, moderate, censor, edit, delete, or eliminate any and all Customer/User Submissions at any given time and for any rationale.
d. Furthermore, you guarantee that you hereby grant us and shall secure from the Users the requisite rights and permissions for us to employ and authorize us to utilize all Intellectual Property Rights associated with the Customer/User Submissions, enabling their inclusion and utilization as outlined in this ToS. You/User shall maintain all ownership rights in Customer/User Submissions. Any copyrighted or proprietary content distributed with the consent of the intellectual property owner must bear the appropriate copyright or proprietary rights notice. Unauthorized submission or distribution of copyrighted or proprietary content is illegal and may expose the User to personal liability or criminal prosecution.
f. You comprehend and acknowledge that while accessing and utilizing the Services: (i) you will encounter User Submissions from various sources, and we bear no responsibility for the accuracy, utility, safety, or Intellectual Property Rights pertaining to such User Submissions; and (ii) you may come across User Submissions that are inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable. You agree to relinquish and hereby relinquish any legal or equitable rights or remedies you may have against us concerning (i) and (ii) detailed above."
Upon your written authorization and in compliance with applicable data protection laws:
a) We assist you in processing your and/or your users' information, data, personal information, business-related information, activities, assets, images, media, messages, etc.We may engage independent third parties to process the aforementioned information. Access to any of your and/or your users' personal information by these third parties is limited to the information reasonably necessary for them to perform their services.
b) We may share your information with other third parties as and when required.
c) We will not sell or distribute your and/or your users' personal information to these third parties unless it is required by applicable laws. To the extent we are legally permitted to do so, we will take commercially reasonable steps to notify you in the event that we are required to provide your personal information to third parties as part of the legal process.
d) We believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, ensure your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud or other crimes, or respond to a written government request.
e) If we become involved in a merger, acquisition, or any form of sale of some or all of our assets, we shall provide notice to you before your and/or your users' personally identifiable information becomes subject to a different privacy statement.
We maintain numerous channel partnerships and integrations with third-party platforms. In order to facilitate the regular functioning of Townhall, we may disclose customer and attendee data to these partners and platforms. We kindly request that you review the privacy policies of these platforms to gain an understanding of how your data will be processed and safeguarded.
It is imperative to acknowledge that specific sensitive personal data and other information furnished by you in conjunction with your utilization of the Services may be stored on your Device, even if we don't actively collect such data. Safeguarding your Device against unauthorized access is solely your responsibility.
In the event of a breach or any claims, actions, demands, damages, liabilities, obligations, costs, suits, or legal proceedings ('Actions') that are actually paid, suffered, or incurred by us as a result of a breach of these Terms, any act or omission, misuse, abuse of our Services and its access, fraudulent activities, or willful misconduct by the Customer and/or Your Users, including but not limited to: (i) the use of Customer/User Content or other materials provided by You and/or Your Users on the Platform; (ii) the misuse of any Townhall Content by You and/or Your Users; (iii) a breach of these Terms by You or Your Users; or (iv) any loss or deletion of Townhall/Customer/User Content that may occur through the use or misuse of the Platform by You or Your Users, You hereby agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless Townhall, Our Entities, and their respective officers, directors, employees, affiliates, and agents, from any such Actions, including but not limited to reasonable legal and accounting fees and expenses. We shall promptly notify You of any such Actions.
You affirm that you are not, and will not provide access to the Services to, residents of any country subject to trade restrictions or individuals classified as prohibited entities under any export control or anti-terrorism laws, regulations, or lists. You commit to complete compliance with all relevant export laws and regulations to guarantee that neither the Services nor any associated technical data are exported or re-exported, either directly or indirectly, in contravention of these laws and regulations or used for any purposes prohibited by them.
These Terms shall remain in effect until terminated, which may occur through actual termination, deactivation, or unsubscribing, either by You or by us, as follows:
THIS PLATFORM AND SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN 'AS IS' BASIS, WITH ALL FAULTS AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, TOWNHALL DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, QUALITY, RESULTS, NON-INFRINGEMENT, ACCURACY, QUIET ENJOYMENT, AND ANY WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS ARISING FROM ANY ACTUAL OR ALLEGED COURSE OF DEALING, USAGE, OR TRADE PRACTICE. TOWNHALL EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND REGARDING THE ACCURACY OR FUNCTIONALITY OF THE PLATFORM, ANY FEATURES AND/OR SERVICES, AND THE ACCURACY, VALIDITY, OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION OR FEATURES AVAILABLE THROUGH THE PLATFORM/ SERVICES, AS WELL AS THE QUALITY OR CONSISTENCY OF THE SERVICES OR RESULTS OBTAINED OR DATA DERIVED THROUGH THEIR USE.
This Terms of Service (ToS), Master Subscription Agreement, and any other legal notices issued by us pertaining to the Services, collectively constitute the comprehensive agreement between You and Townhall regarding the Services. If any provision of this ToS is determined to be invalid by a court with competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of that provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this ToS, all of which shall remain in full force and effect. No waiver of any term of this ToS shall be considered a continuing waiver of that term or any other term, and the failure of a party to assert any right or provision under this ToS shall not be deemed a waiver of that right or provision.