Terms and Conditions

This Terms of Use agreement was last updated: 28th October, 2016.
Acceptance of Terms - PLEASE READ THE TERMS OF USE THOROUGHLY AND CAREFULLY. The terms and conditions set forth below ("Terms of Use") and the Privacy Policy (as defined below) constitute a legally-binding agreement between Nineroot Technologies Private Limited ("Chqbook"), and you. These Terms of Use contain provisions that define your limits, legal rights and obligations with respect to your use of and participation in

  1. The Chqbook website and mobile application, including the classified advertisements, forums, various email functions and Internet links, and all content and Chqbook services available through the domain and sub-domains of Chqbook located at www.Chqbook.com (collectively referred to herein as the "Website"), and
  2. the online transactions between those users of the Website who are offering services (each, a "Service Professional") and those users of the Website who are obtaining services (each, a "Service User") through the Website (such services, collectively, the "Services"). The Terms of Use described below incorporate the Privacy Policy and apply to all users of the Website, including users who are also contributors of video content, information, private and public messages, advertisements, and other materials or Services on the Website.
  3. The Website is currently owned and operated by Nineroot Technologies Pvt. Ltd. You acknowledge that the Website serves as a venue for the online distribution and publication of user submitted information between Service Professionals and Service Users, and, by using, visiting, registering for, and/or otherwise participating in this Website, including the Services presented, promoted, and displayed on the Website, and by clicking on "I have read and agree to the terms of use," you hereby certify that: (1) you are either a Service Professional or a prospective Service User, (2) you have the authority to enter into these Terms of Use, (3) you authorize the transfer of payment for Services requested through the use of the Website, and (4) you agree to be bound by all terms and conditions of these Terms of Use and any other documents incorporated by reference herein. If you do not so agree to the foregoing, you should not click to affirm your acceptance thereof, in which case you are prohibited from accessing or using the Website. If you do not agree to any of the provisions set forth in the Terms of Use, kindly discontinue viewing or participating in this Website immediately.
  4. YOU SPECIFICALLY AGREE THAT BY USING THE WEBSITE, YOU ARE AT LEAST 18 YEARS OF AGE AND YOU ARE COMPETENT UNDER LAW TO ENTER INTO A LEGALLY BINDING AND ENFORCEABLE CONTRACT. All references to "you" or "your," as applicable, mean the person that accesses, uses, and/or participates in the Website in any manner. If you use the Website or open an Account (as defined below) on behalf of a business, you represent and warrant that you have the authority to bind that business and your acceptance of the Terms of Use will be deemed an acceptance by that business and "you" and "your" herein shall refer to that business.

MODIFICATIONS TO TERMS OF USE

Chqbook reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to change, modify, or otherwise amend the Terms of Use, and any other documents incorporated by reference herein for complying with legal and regulatory framework and for other legitimate business purposes, at any time, and Chqbook will post notice of the changes and the amended Terms of Use at the domain www.Chqbook.com. It is your responsibility to review the Terms of Use for any changes and you are encouraged to check the Terms of Use frequently. Your use of the Website following any amendment of the Terms of Use will signify your assent to and acceptance of any revised Terms of Use. If you do not agree to abide by these or any future Terms of Use, please do not use or access the Website.

LICENSE TO ACCESS

Chqbook hereby grants you a non-exclusive, revocable license to use the Website as set forth in the Terms of Use; provided, however, that:
  1. You will not copy, distribute, or make derivative works of the Website in any medium without Chqbook's prior written consent;
  2. You will not alter or modify any part of the Website other than as may be reasonably necessary to use the Website for its intended purposes; and
  3. You will otherwise act in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Terms of Use and in accordance with all applicable laws.

MEMBERSHIP ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Use of the Website is available only to individuals who are at least 18 years old and can form legally binding contracts under applicable law. You represent, acknowledge and agree that you are at least 18 years of age, and that:
  1. All registration information that you submit is truthful and accurate,
  2. You will maintain the accuracy of such information, and
  3. Your use of the Website and Services offered through this Website do not violate any applicable law or regulation. Your Account (defined below) may be terminated without warning if we at our discretion, believe that you are under the age of 18 or that you are not complying with any applicable laws, rules or regulations. You need not register with Chqbook to simply visit and view the Website, but to access and participate in certain features of the Website, you will need to create a password-protected account ("Account"). To create an account, you must submit your name, mobile number and email address through the account registration page on the Website and create a password. You will also have the ability to provide additional optional information, which is not required to register for an account but may be helpful to Chqbook in providing you with a more customized experience when using the Website. You may also register for an Account using your existing Facebook/Google account and log-in credentials (your "Third-Party Site Password").You are solely responsible for safeguarding your Chqbook password and, if applicable, your Third-Party Site Password (collectively, "Passwords") at all times and shall keep your Passwords secure at all times. You shall be solely responsible for all activity that occurs on your Account and you shall notify Chqbook immediately of any breach of security or any unauthorized use of your Account. Similarly, you shall never use another's Account without Chqbook’s permission. You agree that you will not misrepresent yourself or represent yourself as another user of the Website and/or the Services offered through the Website. You hereby expressly acknowledge and agree that you yourself and not Chqbook will be liable for your losses, damages etc. (whether direct or indirect) caused by an unauthorized use of your Account.
  4. Notwithstanding the foregoing, you may be liable for the losses of Chqbook or others due to such unauthorized use. An Account holder is sometimes referred to herein as a "Registered User.
  5. You acknowledge and agree that you shall comply with the following policies (the "Account Policies")
    1. You will not copy or distribute any part of the Website in any medium without Chqbook's prior written authorization.
    2. You will not alter or modify any part of the Website other than as may be reasonably necessary to use the Website for its intended purpose.
    3. You will provide true, accurate, current and complete information when creating your Account and you shall maintain and update such information during the term of this Agreement so that it will remain accurate, true, current and complete.
    4. You shall not use any automated system, including but not limited to, "robots," "spiders," "offline readers," "scrapers," etc., to access the Website for any purpose without Chqbook's prior written approval.
    5. You shall not in any manual or automated manner collect Service Professionals or Service Users information, including but not limited to, names, addresses, phone numbers, or email addresses, copying copyrighted text, or otherwise misuse or misappropriate Website information or content, including but not limited to, use on a "mirrored", competitive, or third party site.
    6. You shall not in any way that transmits more request messages to the Chqbook servers, or any server of a Chqbook subsidiary or affiliate, in a given period of time than a human can reasonably produce in the same period by using a conventional online web browser; provided, however, that the operators of public search engines may use spiders or robots to copy materials from the site for the sole purpose of creating publicly available searchable indices of the materials, but not caches or archives of such material. Chqbook reserves the right to revoke these exceptions either generally or in specific cases.
    7. You shall not recruit, solicit, or contact in any form Service Professionals or Service Users for employment or contracting for a business not affiliated with Chqbook without express written permission from Chqbook.
    8. You shall not take any action that (i) unreasonably encumbers or, in Chqbook's sole discretion, may unreasonably encumber the Website's infrastructure; (ii) interferes or attempts to interfere with the proper working of the Website or any third-party participation in the Website; or (iii) bypasses Chqbook's measures that are used to prevent or restrict access to the Website. You agree not to collect or harvest any personally identifiable data, including without limitation, names or other Account information, from the Website, nor to use the communication systems provided by the Website for any commercial solicitation purposes.

ADDITIONAL POLICIES

Your access to, use of, and participation in the Website is subject to the Terms of Use and all applicable Chqbook regulations, guidelines and additional policies that Chqbook may set forth from time to time, including without limitation, a copyright policy and any other restrictions or limitations that Chqbook publishes on the Website (the "Additional Policies"). You hereby agree to comply with the Additional Policies and your obligations thereunder at all times. You hereby acknowledge and agree that if you fail to adhere to any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement or documents referenced herein, including the Account Policies, membership eligibility criteria or Additional Policies, Chqbook, in its sole discretion, may terminate your Account at any time without prior notice to you as well as initiate appropriate legal proceedings, if necessary.

Member Conduct

  1. PROHIBITIONS ON SUBMITTED CONTENT
    1. You shall not upload, post, transmit, transfer, disseminate, distribute, or facilitate distribution of any content, including text, images, video, sound, data, information, or software, to any part of the Website, including your profile ("Profile"), the posting of your Service ("Offer"), the posting of your desired Service ("Want"), or the posting of any opinions or reviews in connection with the Website, the Service, the Service Professional, or the Service User ("Feedback") (all of the foregoing content is sometimes collectively referred to herein as "Submitted Content" and the posting of Submitted Content is sometimes referred to as a "Posting" or as "Postings") that misrepresents the source of anything you post, including impersonation of another individual or entity or any false or inaccurate biographical information for any Service Professionals; provides or create links to external sites that violate the Terms of Use; is intended to harm or exploit any individual under the age of 18 ("Minor") in any way;
    2. Is designed to solicit, or collect personally identifiable information of any Minor, including, but not limited to, name, email address, home address, phone number, or the name of his or her school;invades anyone's privacy by attempting to harvest, collect, store, or publish private or personally identifiable information, such as names, email addresses, phone numbers, passwords, account information, credit card numbers, home addresses, or other contact information without their knowledge and willing consent; contains falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage Chqbook or any third party; is pornographic, harassing, hateful, illegal, obscene, defamatory, libelous, slanderous, threatening, discriminatory, racially, culturally or ethnically offensive;
    3. Incites, advocates, or expresses pornography, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity, hatred, bigotry, racism, or gratuitous violence; encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or violate any law; promotes racism, hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual; contains nudity, violence or inappropriate subject matter; or is otherwise inappropriate;
    4. Is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third-party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from the rightful owner to post the material and to grant Chqbook all of the license rights granted herein; contains or promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's copyrighted work, such as pirated computer programs or links to them, information to circumvent manufacture installed copy-protection devices, pirated music or links to pirated music files, or lyrics, guitar tabs or sheet music, works of art, teaching tools, or any other item the copy, display, use, performance, or distribution of which infringes on another's copyright, intellectual property right, or any other proprietary right;
    5. Is intended to threaten, stalk, defame, defraud, degrade, victimize, or intimidate an individual or group of individuals for any reason on the basis of age, gender, disability, ethnicity, sexual orientation, race, or religion; or to incite or encourage anyone else to do so;
    6. Intends to harm or disrupt another user's computer or would allow others to illegally access software or bypass security on websites or servers, including but not limited, to spamming; impersonates, uses the identity of, or attempts to impersonate a Chqbook employee, agent, manager, host, another user, or any other person though any means;
    7. Advertises or solicits a business not related to or appropriate for the Website (as determined by Chqbook in its sole discretion);
    8. Contains or could be considered "junk mail", "spam", "chain letters", "pyramid schemes", "affiliate marketing", or unsolicited commercial advertisement;
    9. Contains advertising for Ponzi schemes, discount cards, credit counseling, online surveys or online contests;
    10. Distributes or contains viruses or any other technologies that may harm Chqbook, or the interests or property of Chqbook users
    11. Contains links to commercial services or websites, except as allowed pursuant to the Terms of Use;
    12. Is non-local or irrelevant content;
    13. Contains identical content to other open Postings you have already posted; or uses any form of automated device or computer program that enables the submission of Postings without the express written consent of Chqbook
  2. NO DISCRIMINATION
    1. Discriminatory Postings. Indian laws prohibit any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap or other protected class. Chqbook will not knowingly accept any Posting which is in violation of the law. Chqbook has the right, in its sole discretion and without prior notice to you; to immediately remove any posting that discriminates or is any way in violation of any law.
  3. PROHIBITIONS WITH RESPECT TO SERVICES
    While using the website you shall not:
    1. Post content or items in any inappropriate category or areas on the Website;
    2. Violate any laws, third-party rights, Account Policies, or any provision of the Terms of Use, such as the prohibitions described above;
    3. Fail to deliver payment for Services purchased by you, unless the Service Professional has materially changed the description of the Service description after you negotiate an agreement for such Service, a clear typographical error is made, or you cannot authenticate the Service Professional's identity;
    4. Fail to perform Services purchased from you, unless the Service User fails to materially meet the terms of the mutually agreed upon agreement for the Services, refuses to pay, a clear typographical error is made, or you cannot authenticate the Service User's identity; manipulate the price of any Service or interfere with other user’s postings;
    5. Circumvent or manipulate our fee structure, the billing process, or fees owed to Chqbook; post false, inaccurate, misleading, defamatory, or libelous content (including personal information about any Website user);
    6. Take any action that may undermine the Feedback or ratings systems (such as displaying, importing or exporting Feedback information off of the Website or using it for purposes unrelated to the Website).
  4. FEEDBACK: As a participant in the Website, you agree to use careful, prudent, and good judgment when leaving Feedback for another user. The following actions constitute inappropriate uses of Feedback: (a) threatening to leave negative or impartial Feedback for another user unless that user provides services not included in the original Posting or not agreed to as part of the Service to be provided; (b) leaving Feedback in order to make the Service Professional or Service User appear better than he or she actually is or was; and (c) including conditions in an Offer or Want that restrict a Service Professional or a Service User from leaving Feedback.
  5. Sanctions for Inappropriate Use of Feedback. If you violate any of the above-referenced rules in connection with leaving Feedback, Chqbook, in its sole discretion, may take any of the following actions: (i) cancel your Feedback or any of your Postings; (ii) limit your Account privileges; (iii) suspend your Account; and/or (iv) decrease your status earned via the Feedback page.
  6. Reporting Inappropriate Use of Feedback. You may contact Chqbook regarding any inappropriate use of Feedback via-email at support@Chqbook.com
  7. Resolving Disputes in Connection with Feedback. In the event of any dispute between users of the Website concerning Feedback, Chqbook shall be the final arbiter of such dispute. Further, IN THE EVENT OF ANY DISPUTE BETWEEN USERS OF THE WEBSITE CONCERNING FEEDBACK, CHQBOOK HAS THE RIGHT, IN ITS SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION, TO REMOVE SUCH FEEDBACK OR TAKE ANY ACTION IT DEEMS REASONABLE WITHOUT INCURRING ANY LIABILITY THEREFROM. The foregoing lists of prohibitions provide examples and are not complete or exclusive. Chqbook reserves the right to (a) terminate your access to your Account, your ability to post to this Website (or the Services) and (b) refuse, delete or remove, move or edit the content, in whole or in part, of any Postings; with or without cause and with or without notice, for any reason or no reason, or for any action that Chqbook determines is inappropriate or disruptive to this Website or to any other user of this Website and/or Services. Chqbook reserves the right to restrict the number of e-mails or other messages that you are allowed to send to other users to a number that Chqbook deems appropriate in Chqbook's sole discretion. Chqbook may report to law enforcement authorities any actions that may be illegal, and any reports it receives of such conduct. When legally required or at Chqbook's discretion, Chqbook will cooperate with law enforcement agencies in any investigation of alleged illegal activity on this Website or on the Internet.
  8. Chqbook does not and cannot review every Posting posted to the Website. These prohibitions do not require Chqbook to monitor, police or remove any Postings or other information submitted by you or any other user.
  9. Rules for Service Professionals
    1. PROFILES AND OFFERS MUST NOT BE FRAUDULENT: Subject to any exceptions set forth in these Terms of Use or Additional Policies, if any, Service Professionals shall not: (a) list Services or offers relating to any Service in a category that is inappropriate to the Service they are offering; (b) misrepresent the location at which they will provide a Service; (c) include brand names or other inappropriate keywords in their Profile, Offer, Want, Feedback, or any other title or description relating to a Service; (d) use misleading titles that do not accurately describe the Service; or (e) include any information in their Profile that is fraudulent.
    2. PROFILES AND OFFERS CANNOT USE TECHNIQUES TO AVOID OR CIRCUMVENT CHQBOOK FEES: Subject to any exceptions set forth in these Terms of Use or Additional Policies, if any, Service Professionals shall not: (a) offer a catalog or a link to a third-party website from which Service Users or any Registered User or user of the Website may obtain the Service directly; (b) exceed multiple Posting limits; (c) post a single Service but offer additional identical services in the Service description; (d) charge fees for traveling further than desired to provide the Service; (e) offer the opportunity through Chqbook to purchase the Service or any other service outside of Chqbook; (f) use their Profile page or user name to promote services not offered on or through the Website and/or prohibited services. In case we realize that any professional is involved in any of the above activities, Chqbook holds the sole discretion to blacklist the professional and withhold any outstanding credits or payments to the professional.
    3. PROFILES AND OFFERS MUST PROMOTE A FAIR PLAYING FIELD AND PROVIDE A SAFE, SIMPLE, AND POSITIVE EXPERIENCE FOR ALL WEBSITE USERS: Subject to any exceptions set forth in these Terms of Use or Additional Policies, if any, Service Professionals shall not: (a) solicit Service Users to mail cash or use other payment methods not specifically permitted by Chqbook as approved payment methods; (b) include links that do not conform to Chqbook's policies with respect to third-party links; (c) use certain types of HTML and JavaScript in Postings, your Profile page, your Offer page, or your Wants page; (d) promote raffles, prizes, bonuses, games of chance, giveaways, or random drawings; (e) use profanity in any Posting; (f) acknowledge or credit a third-party service professional for services or products directly connected with your particular Posting.
    4. SANCTIONS FOR VIOLATING ANY OF THE RULES FOR SERVICE PROFESSIONALS: If a Service Professional violates any of the above-referenced rules in connection with his or her Posting, Chqbook, in its sole discretion, may take any of the following actions: (a) cancel the Posting; (b) limit the Service Professional's Account privileges; (c) suspend the Service Professional's Account; (d) cause the Service Professional to forfeit any fees earned on a cancelled Posting; and/or (e) decrease the Service Professional's status earned via the Feedback page.
  10. NO CONFIDENTIALITY
    1. The Website may now or in the future permit the submission of videos or other communications submitted by you and other users, including without limitation, your Profile, your Offer, your Wants, any Feedback, and all Submitted Content, and the hosting, sharing, and/or publishing of such Submitted Content. You understand that whether or not such Submitted Content is published, Chqbook does not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to any Submitted Content. You agree that any Submitted Content provided by you for which you authorize to be searchable by Registered Users who have access to the Website is provided on a non-proprietary and non confidential basis. You agree that Chqbook shall be free to use or disseminate such freely searchable Submitted Content on an unrestricted basis for the purpose of providing the Services. You are aware that any information provided by you in the Submitted Content towards locating a professional who ordinarily is bound to maintain confidentiality under law with his/her client (i.e. a doctor or a lawyer) is not extended to Chqbook. Chqbook may also disclose user information including personal information if Chqbook reasonably believes that disclosure (i) is necessary in order to comply with a legal process (such as a court order, search warrant, etc.) or other legal requirement of any governmental authority, (ii) would potentially mitigate Chqbook’s liability in an actual or potential lawsuit, (iii) is otherwise necessary or appropriate to protect our rights or property, or the rights or property of any person or entity, (iv) to enforce this Agreement (including, but not limited to ensuring payment of fees by users), or (v) as may be required or necessary to deter illegal behavior (including, but not limited to, fraud).
  11. YOUR REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES: You shall be solely responsible for your own Submitted Content and the consequences of posting or publishing it. In connection with Submitted Content, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that: (a) you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize Chqbook to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all Submitted Content to enable inclusion and use of the Submitted Content in the manner contemplated by the Website and these Terms of Use; and (b) you have the written consent, release, and/or permission of each and every identifiable individual person in the Submitted Content to use the name or likeness of each and every such identifiable individual person to enable inclusion and use of the Submitted Content in the manner contemplated by the Website and these Terms of Use. You agree to pay for all royalties, fees, and any other monies owing any person by reason of any Submitted Content posted by you to or through the Website.
  12. YOUR OWNERSHIP RIGHTS AND LICENSE TO CHQBOOK: You retain all of your ownership rights in your Submitted Content. However, by submitting the Submitted Content to Chqbook for posting on the Website, you hereby grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to Chqbook a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free, sublicense able and transferable license to link to, use, reproduce, distribute, reformat, translate, prepare derivative works of, display, and perform the Submitted Content in connection with the Website and Chqbook's (and its successor's) business operations, including without limitation, for the promotion and redistribution of any part or all of the Website, and any derivative works thereof, in any media formats and through any media channels. You also hereby grant each user of the Website a non-exclusive license to access your Submitted Content through the Website, and to use, reproduce, distribute, prepare derivative works of, display and perform such Submitted Content as permitted through the functionality of the Website and under these Terms of Use. The foregoing license granted by you terminates once you remove or delete the Submitted Content from the Website. You acknowledge and understand that the technical processing and transmission of the Website, including your Submitted Content, may involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of connecting networks or devices. You may remove your Submitted Content from the Website at any time. If you choose to remove your Submitted Content, the license granted above will automatically expire.
  13. CHQBOOK'S DISCLAIMERS AND RIGHT TO REMOVE:
    1. Chqbook does not endorse any Submitted Content or any opinion, recommendation, or advice expressed therein, and Chqbook expressly disclaims any and all liability in connection with all Submitted Content. Chqbook reserves the right to remove any Data or Submitted Content without prior notice. Chqbook will also terminate a user's access to the Website, if he or she is determined to be a repeat infringer. A repeat infringer is a Website user who has been notified of infringing activity more than twice and/ or has had Submitted Content removed from the Website more than twice. Chqbook also reserves the right, in its sole and absolute discretion, to decide whether any Data or Submitted Content is appropriate and complies with these Terms of Use for all violations, in addition to copyright infringement and violations of intellectual property law, including, but not limited to, pornography, obscene or defamatory material, or excessive length. Chqbook may remove such Submitted Content and/or terminate a user's access for uploading such material in violation of these Terms of Use at any time, without prior notice and in its sole discretion.
    2. You acknowledge and understand that when using the Website, you will be exposed to Submitted Content from a variety of sources, and that Chqbook is not responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, safety, or intellectual property rights of or relating to such Submitted Content. You further acknowledge and understand that you may be exposed to Submitted Content that is inaccurate, offensive, indecent, or objectionable, and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against Chqbook with respect thereto, and agree to indemnify and hold Chqbook, its owners, members, managers, operators, directors, officers, agents, affiliates, and/or licensors, harmless to the fullest extent allowed by law regarding all matters related to your use of the Website.
    3. You are solely responsible for the photos, profiles and other content, including, without limitation, Submitted Content that you publish or display on or through the Website, or transmit to other Website users. You understand and agree that Chqbook may, in its sole discretion and without incurring any liability, review and delete or remove any Submitted Content that violates this Agreement or which might be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of Website users or others.
  14. MODIFICATION OR CESSATION OF WEBSITE: Chqbook reserves the right at any time and from time to time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Website (or any part thereof) with or without notice and in its sole discretion. You agree that Chqbook shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of Chqbook services.
  15. TERMINATION BY CHQBOOK: You hereby acknowledge and agree that Chqbook, in its sole and absolute discretion, has the right (but not the obligation) to delete, terminate, or deactivate your Account, block your email or IP address, cancel the Website or otherwise terminate your access to or participation in the use of the Website (or any part thereof), or remove and discard any Submitted Content on the Website ("Termination of Service"), immediately and without notice, for any reason, including without limitation, Account inactivity or if Chqbook believes or has reason to believe that you have violated any provision of the Terms of Use.
  16. EFFECT OF TERMINATION: Upon termination of your Account, your right to participate in the Website, including, but not limited to, your right to offer or purchase Services and your right to receive any fees or compensation, including, without limitation, referral discounts, incentive bonuses, or other special offer rewards, shall automatically terminate. You acknowledge and agree that your right to receive any fees or compensation hereunder is conditional upon your proper use of the Website, your adherence to the Terms of Use, the continuous activation of your Account, and your permitted participation in the Website. In the event of Termination of Service, your Account will be disabled and you may not be granted access to your Account or any files or other data contained in your Account. Notwithstanding the foregoing, residual data may remain in the Chqbook system. Unless Chqbook has previously cancelled or terminated your use of the Website (in which case subsequent notice by Chqbook shall not be required), if you provided a valid email address during registration, Chqbook will notify you via email of any such termination or cancellation, which shall be effective immediately upon Chqbook's delivery of such notice. Upon Termination of Service, the following shall occur: all licenses granted to you hereunder will immediately terminate; and you shall promptly destroy all copies of Chqbook Data (as defined below), Marks (as defined below) and other content in your possession or control. You further acknowledge and agree that Chqbook shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination of your access to the Website. Upon Termination of Service, Chqbook retains the right to use any data collected from your use of the Website for internal analysis and archival purposes, and all related licenses you have granted Chqbook hereunder shall remain in effect for the foregoing purpose. In no event is Chqbook obligated to return any Submitted Content to you. You agree to indemnify and hold Chqbook, and its officers, managers, members, affiliates, successor, assigns, directors, agents, service professionals, suppliers, and employees harmless from any claim or demand, including reasonable attorneys' fees and court costs, made by any third party due to or arising out of the Termination of Service.
  17. CHQBOOK OWNS OR HOLDS THE LICENSES TO ALL DATA AND MARKS ON THE WEBSITE: The content on the Website (exclusive of all Submitted Content), including without limitation, the text, software, scripts, graphics, photos, sounds, music, videos, interactive features and the like ("Data") and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein ("Marks"), are owned by Chqbook. Other trademarks, names and logos on this Website are the property of their respective owners. Data on the Website is provided to you AS IS for your information and personal use only and may not be used, copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, or otherwise exploited for any other purposes whatsoever without the prior written consent of the respective owners. Chqbook reserves all rights not expressly granted in and to the Website and the Data. You agree not to use, copy, or distribute, any of the Data other than as expressly permitted herein, including any use, copying, or distribution of Submitted Content obtained through the Website for any commercial purposes. If you download or print a copy of the Data for personal use, you must retain all copyright and other proprietary notices contained thereon. You agree not to circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security features of the Website or features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any Data or enforce limitations on use of the Website or the Data therein.
  18. FEES INCURRED BY SERVICE PROFESSIONALS: Joining Chqbook & opening an Account is free. Chqbook reserves the right at its sole discretion to charge fees to Service Professionals for other services that Chqbook may provide in the future. Chqbook may also in certain categories require Service Professionals to make payments for following up on job leads i.e. requests posted by Service Users, and permitting the Service Professional to contact the Service User (“Lead Fee”) irrespective of whether the job leads eventually result in a transaction or exchange of consideration for the service requested. In order to be eligible to make such Lead Fee payment, Service Professionals shall be required to make advance payments (“Credits”) from which the Lead Fee may be deducted as and when necessary. Whenever the Credits fall below the prescribed threshold, the Service Professional shall be prompted to refill the Credits in order to continue enjoying the ability to follow up on leads and contacting Service Users. The service professional is entitled to refund of credits that is credited back in their wallet in the following conditions:
    1. Refunds are processed only when a customer or you have cancelled the request and not viewed your profile or vice versa
    2. Refunds are processed if the customer has not responded on the phone and not cancelled request 4 days after your response: In the event, (i) the job lead is identified to be non-genuine, the decision of Chqbook pertaining to the above shall be final and binding. Chqbook offers premium services to Service Professionals for a fee and may in the future offer additional services, like tax preparation and bookkeeping that Service Professionals can also choose to purchase. Chqbook reserves the right to charge fees for these services at its sole discretion.
  19. REFUND POLICY: All commissions payable to Chqbook by Service Professionals on accepted transactions, i.e. exchange of services for consideration, are final and non-refundable. All money paid by Service Professionals is non-interest bearing. If poor customer service or inappropriate behavior with customers results in the professional being de-listed from the platform, then all credits (purchased or promotional) will have to forfeited, and there will be no refund made in such a case.
  20. CHQBOOK IS NOT A PARTY TO ANY SERVICE CONTRACT: Each Registered User hereby acknowledges and agrees that Chqbook is NOT a party to any oral or written Agreement for Service, Negotiation Worksheet, or any contract entered into between Registered Users in connection with any Service offered, directly or indirectly, through the Website. Each Registered User acknowledges, agrees and understands that Chqbook only seeks to provide a platform wherein the Service User and Service Professional can be brought together and Chqbook itself has not role in the execution or provision of Services.
  21. NO AGENCY OR PARTNERSHIP: No agency, partnership, joint venture, or employment is created as a result of the Terms of Use or your use of any part of the Website, including without limitation, the Agreement for Service. You do not have any authority whatsoever to bind Chqbook in any respect. All Service Professionals are independent contractors. Neither Chqbook nor any users of the Website may direct or control the day-to-day activities of the other, or create or assume any obligation on behalf of the other.
  22. DISPUTES BETWEEN REGISTERED USERS: Subject to the provisions regarding disputes between Website participants in connection with Feedback, your interactions with individuals and/or organizations found on or through the Website, including payment of and performance of any Service, and any other terms, conditions, warranties or representations associated with such transactions or dealings, are solely between you and such individual or organization. You should take reasonable precautions and make whatever investigation or inquiries you deem necessary or appropriate before proceeding with any online or offline transaction with any third party, including without limitation, service professionals and Service Users. You understand that deciding whether to use the Services of a Service Professional or provide Services to a Service User or use information contained in any Submitted Content, including, without limitation, Postings, Offers, Wants and/or Feedback, is your personal decision for which alone are responsible. You understand that Chqbook does not warrant and cannot make representations as to the suitability of any individual you may decide to interact with on or through the Website and/or the accuracy or suitability of any advice, information, or recommendations made by any individual. While Chqbook may attempt to seek information about the background of a Service Professional, either via a telephonic or in-person interview, review of past work/customer feedback and/or check presence online (if available) on Facebook, personalized website, LinkedIn, Twitter etc., you understand that Service Professionals may register themselves suo-moto. You also understand that any so called background check undertaken by Chqbook is not exhaustive to the extent to determine previous criminal antecedents and hence, at the end of the day, the Service User should take an informed decision on his/her own accord and keep in mind the fact that Chqbook only seeks to provide a platform wherein Service Users and Service Professionals have an opportunity to meet each other. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING, YOU AGREE THAT SINCE CHQBOOK only seeks to provide a platform wherein the Service User and Service Professional can be brought together and Chqbook itself has not role in the execution or provision of Services ITSELF, CHQBOOK SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY SORT WHATSOEVER INCURRED AS THE RESULT OF ANY SUCH TRANSACTION OR DEALINGS. IF THERE IS A DISPUTE BETWEEN PARTICIPANTS ON THE WEBSITE, OR BETWEEN REGISTERED USERS OR ANY WEBSITE USER AND ANY THIRD PARTY, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT CHQBOOK IS UNDER NO OBLIGATION TO BECOME INVOLVED. IN THE EVENT THAT A DISPUTE ARISES BETWEEN YOU AND ONE OR MORE WEBSITE USERS, REGISTERED USERS OR ANY THIRD PARTY, YOU HEREBY RELEASE CHQBOOK, ITS OFFICERS, MANAGERS, MEMBERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, ATTORNEYS, AGENTS, AND SUCCESSORS IN RIGHTS FROM ANY CLAIMS, DEMANDS, AND DAMAGES (ACTUAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL) OF EVERY KIND OR NATURE, KNOWN OR UNKNOWN, SUSPECTED OR UNSUSPECTED, FORESEEABLE OR UNFORESEEABLE, DISCLOSED OR UNDISCLOSED, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY RELATED TO SUCH DISPUTES AND/OR THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICE PROVIDED THEREUNDER.
  23. Dispute Resolution: If a dispute arises between you and Chqbook, our goal is to provide you with a neutral and cost effective means of resolving the dispute quickly. Accordingly, you and Chqbook hereby agree that we will resolve any claim or controversy at law and equity that arises out of the Terms of Use or the Website in accordance with this Section or as we and you otherwise agree in writing. Before resorting to the filing of a formal lawsuit, we strongly encourage you to first contact us directly to seek a resolution via e-mail at support@Chqbook.com. The dispute shall be resolved through alternative dispute resolution procedures, such as mediation or arbitration, as alternatives to litigation.
  24. GOVERNING LAW: The Terms of Use shall be governed in all respects by the laws of India and any legal proceeding arising out of this Agreement will occur exclusively in the courts located in New Delhi, India.
  25. Third-party Links, Contact Forms and Phone Numbers: The Website may provide, or third parties may provide, links, contact forms and/or phone numbers to other websites or resources, including, without limitation, social networking, blogging and similar websites through which you are able to log into the Website using your existing account and log-in credentials for such third-party websites. Certain areas of the Website may allow you to interact and/or conduct transactions with such third-party sites, and, if applicable, allow you to configure your privacy settings in your third-party site account to permit your activities on the Website to be shared with your contacts in your third-party site account. Because Chqbook has no control over such sites and resources, you acknowledge and agree that Chqbook is not responsible for the availability of such external sites or resources, and is not responsible or liable for any content, advertising, products, goods or services on or available from such websites or resources. Unless expressly stated on the Website, links to third-party sites should in no way be considered as or interpreted to be Chqbook's endorsement of such third-party sites or any product or service offered through them. You further acknowledge and agree that Chqbook shall not be responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for any damage or loss caused or alleged to be caused by or in connection with use of or reliance on any such content, advertising, product, goods or services available on or through any such website or resource. The Third-party website may have different privacy policies and terms and conditions and business practices than Chqbook. In certain situations, you may be transferred to a Third-party website through a link or connected to a Third-party resource by a contact form or phone but it may appear that you are still on this Website or transacting with Chqbook. In these situations, you acknowledge and agree that the Third-party website terms and conditions and privacy policy apply in this situation. Your dealings and communications through the Website with any party other than Chqbook are solely between you and such third party. Any complaints, concerns or questions you have relating to materials provided by third parties should be forwarded directly to the applicable third party.
  26. Disclaimer of Warranties: YOU AGREE THAT YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE SHALL BE AT YOUR OWN RISK. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, AND CHQBOOK AND ITS OFFICERS, MANAGERS, MEMBERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, SERVICE PROFESSIONALS, SUPPLIERS, AND AGENTS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS, IMPLIED, STATUTORY OR OTHERWISE, AND MAKE NO WARRANTIES, REPRESENTATIONS, OR GUARANTEES IN CONNECTION WITH THIS WEBSITE, THE SERVICES OFFERED ON OR THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, ANY DATA, MATERIALS, SUBMITTED CONTENT, RELATING TO THE QUALITY, SUITABILITY, TRUTH, ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL CONTAINED OR PRESENTED ON THIS WEBSITE, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION THE MATERIALS, DATA AND SUBMITTED CONTENT OF OTHER USERS OF THIS SITE OR OTHER THIRD PARTIES. UNLESS OTHERWISE EXPLICITLY STATED, TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, THIS WEBSITE, THE SERVICES OFFERED ON OR THROUGH THIS WEBSITE, DATA, MATERIALS, SUBMITTED CONTENT, AND ANY INFORMATION OR MATERIAL CONTAINED OR PRESENTED ON THIS WEBSITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU ON AN "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE" AND "WHEREIS" BASIS WITH NO WARRANTY OF IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT OF THIRD-PARTY RIGHTS. CHQBOOK DOES NOT PROVIDE ANY WARRANTIES AGAINST ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF DATA, CONTENT, INFORMATION, MATERIALS, SUBSTANCE OF THE WEBSITE OR SUBMITTED CONTENT, ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN, ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY, ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE WEBSITE, ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY OR SERVICE USER OR SERVICE PROVIDER, OR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND INCURRED AS A RESULT OF THE USE OF ANY DATA, CONTENT, INFORMATION, MATERIALS, SUBSTANCE OF THE WEBSITE OR SUBMITTED CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE VIA THE WEBSITE. CHQBOOK DOES NOT ENDORSE, WARRANT, GUARANTEE, OR ASSUME RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE ADVERTISED OR OFFERED BY A THIRD PARTY THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR ANY HYPERLINKED SITE OR FEATURED IN ANY BANNER OR OTHER ADVERTISEMENT. CHQBOOK WILL NOT BE A PARTY TO OR IN ANY WAY BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MONITORING ANY TRANSACTION BETWEEN YOU AND ANY PARTY, INCLUDING THIRD PARTY SERVICE PROFESSIONALS OF PRODUCTS OR SERVICES. AS WITH THE USE OF ANY PRODUCT OR SERVICE, AND THE PUBLISHING OR POSTING OF ANY MATERIAL THROUGH ANY MEDIUM OR IN ANY ENVIRONMENT, YOU SHOULD USE YOUR BEST JUDGMENT AND EXERCISE CAUTION WHERE APPROPRIATE.
  27. Limitations of Liability: IN NO EVENT SHALL CHQBOOK, OR ITS RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, MANAGERS, MEMBERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, SERVICE PROFESSIONALS, SUPPLIERS, ATTORNEYS OR AGENTS, BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF BUSINESS, REVENUE, PROFITS, USE, DATA OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE) WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM ANY (I) ACCESS TO OR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OFFERED BY ANY SERVICE PROFESSIONALS VIA THE WEBSITE, INCLUDING SERVICES PROVIDED PURSUANT TO AN AGREEMENT FORMED INDEPENDENTLY OF THE WEBSITE, WHETHER OR NOT AN AGREEMENT FOR SERVICE FORMED VIA THE WEBSITE IS IN EFFECT; (II) ERRORS, MISTAKES, OR INACCURACIES OF DATA, MARKS, CONTENT, INFORMATION, MATERIALS OR SUBSTANCE OF THE WEBSITE OR SUBMITTED CONTENT; (III) ANY UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SECURE SERVERS AND/OR ANY AND ALL PERSONAL INFORMATION AND/OR FINANCIAL INFORMATION STORED THEREIN; (IV) ANY BUGS, VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES, OR THE LIKE WHICH MAY BE TRANSMITTED TO OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE BY ANY THIRD PARTY; (V) ANY INTERRUPTION OR CESSATION OF TRANSMISSION TO OR FROM THE WEBSITE; (VI) ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS IN ANY DATA, CONTENT, INFORMATION, MATERIALS OR SUBSTANCE OF THE WEBSITE OR SUBMITTED CONTENT; (VII) ANY FAILED NEGOTIATIONS FOR A SERVICE, ANY DISPUTES THAT ARISE DURING OR AFTER THE NEGOTIATION OF A SERVICE OR THE FORMATION OF A CONTRACT FOR A SERVICE, OR ANY OTHER DISPUTE THAT ARISES BETWEEN USERS OF THE WEBSITE; (VIII) ANY DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY OR SERVICE USER OR SERVICE PROFESSIONAL; OR (IX) ANY USE OF ANY DATA, MARKS, CONTENT, INFORMATION, MATERIALS OR SUBSTANCE OF THE WEBSITE OR SUBMITTED CONTENT POSTED, EMAILED, TRANSMITTED, OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE WEBSITE, WHETHER BASED ON WARRANTY, CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR ANY OTHER LEGAL THEORY, AND WHETHER OR NOT CHQBOOK IS ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. THE FOREGOING LIMITATION OF LIABILITY SHALL APPLY TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW IN THE APPLICABLE JURISDICTION.2. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE TOTAL, AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF CHQBOOK, OR ANY OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED RESPECTIVE PARTIES, ARISING FROM OR RELATING TO THE WEBSITE, AND/OR SUBMITTED CONTENT EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF FEES ACTUALLY PAID TO CHQBOOK BY YOU HEREUNDER.YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT CHQBOOK SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR SUBMITTED CONTENT OR THE DEFAMATORY, OFFENSIVE, OR ILLEGAL CONDUCT OF ANY THIRD PARTY OR SERVICE USER OR SERVICE PROVIDER AND THAT THE RISK OF HARM OR DAMAGE FROM THE FOREGOING RESTS ENTIRELY WITH YOU. YOU FURTHER ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT CHQBOOK SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO LOSS OF BUSINESS, REVENUE, PROFITS, USE, DATA OR OTHER ECONOMIC ADVANTAGE) WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM OR RELATING TO ANY CONTRACT BETWEEN WEBSITE USERS ENTERED INTO INDEPENDENTLY OF THE WEBSITE.THE WEBSITE MAY CONTAIN LINKS TO THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES THAT ARE NOT OWNED OR CONTROLLED BY CHQBOOK. CHQBOOK DOES NOT HAVE ANY CONTROL OVER, AND ASSUMES NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR, THE CONTENT, PRIVACY POLICIES, OR PRACTICES OF ANY THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES. IN ADDITION, CHQBOOK WILL NOT AND CANNOT CENSOR OR EDIT THE CONTENT OF ANY THIRD-PARTY SITE. BY USING THE WEBSITE, YOU EXPRESSLY RELIEVE CHQBOOK FROM ANY AND ALL LIABILITY ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF ANY THIRD PARTY WEBSITE. ACCORDINGLY, PLEASE BE ADVISED TO READ THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS AND PRIVACY POLICY OF EACH THIRD-PARTY WEBSITE THAT YOU VISIT, INCLUDING THOSE DIRECTED BY THE LINKS CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE.
  28. FORCE MAJEURE: Neither Chqbook nor you shall be liable to the other for any delay or failure in performance under the Terms of Use, other than payment obligations, arising out of a cause beyond its control and without its fault or negligence. Such causes may include, but are not limited to fires, floods, earthquakes, strikes, unavailability of necessary utilities, blackouts, acts of God, acts of declared or undeclared war, acts of regulatory agencies, or national disasters.
  29. Indemnification and Release: YOU AGREE TO DEFEND, INDEMNIFY AND HOLD HARMLESS CHQBOOK, AND ITS OFFICERS, MANAGERS, MEMBERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, SERVICE PROFESSIONALS, SUPPLIERS, AND AGENTS, FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DAMAGES, OBLIGATIONS, LOSSES, LIABILITIES, COSTS OR DEBT, AND EXPENSES (INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ATTORNEYS' FEES) ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF, ACCESS TO, AND PARTICIPATION IN THE WEBSITE; YOUR VIOLATION OF ANY PROVISION OF THE TERMS OF USE, INCLUDING THE PRIVACY POLICY; YOUR VIOLATION OF ANY THIRD-PARTY RIGHT, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY COPYRIGHT, PROPERTY, PROPRIETARY, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, OR PRIVACY RIGHT; OR ANY CLAIM THAT YOUR SUBMITTED CONTENT CAUSED DAMAGE TO A THIRD PARTY. THIS DEFENSE AND INDEMNIFICATION OBLIGATION WILL SURVIVE THESE TERMS OF SERVICE AND YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE.IF YOU HAVE A DISPUTE WITH ONE OR MORE WEBSITE USERS, YOU FOREVER RELEASE CHQBOOK (AND ITS OFFICERS, MANAGERS, MEMBERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, SERVICE PROFESSIONALS, SUPPLIERS, AGENTS, SUBSIDIARIES, AND EMPLOYEES) FROM ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND DAMAGES (ACTUAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL) OF EVERY KIND AND NATURE, KNOWN AND UNKNOWN, ARISING OUT OF OR IN ANY WAY CONNECTED WITH YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE AND/OR ANY SUBMITTED CONTENT.THE TERMS OF USE, AND ANY RIGHTS AND LICENSES GRANTED HEREUNDER, MAY NOT BE TRANSFERRED OR ASSIGNED BY YOU, BUT MAY BE ASSIGNED BY CHQBOOK WITHOUT RESTRICTION.
  30. No Third-party beneficiaries: You agree that, except as otherwise expressly provided in the Terms of Use, there shall be no third-party beneficiaries to the Terms of Use.
  31. NOTICE: You agree that Chqbook may provide you with notices, including those regarding changes to the Terms of Use, by email, regular mail, or postings on the Website.
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