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Welcome to chessnutacademy.com. This website is owned and operated by ChessNut Academy, By visiting our website and accessing the information, resources, services, products, and tools we provide, you understand and agree to accept and adhere to the following terms and conditions as stated in this policy (hereafter referred to as 'User Agreement'), along with the terms and conditions as stated in our Privacy Policy (please refer to the Privacy Policy section below for more information).

We reserve the right to change this User Agreement from time to time without notice. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this User Agreement periodically to familiarize yourself with any modifications. Your continued use of this site after such modifications will constitute acknowledgment and agreement of the modified terms and conditions.

ChessNut Academy, (“ChessNut Academy,” “we,” “us,” “our”) provides its services (described below) to you through its website located at chestnutacademy.com (the “Site”) and, subject to the following Terms of Service (as amended from time to time, the “Terms of Service”). We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change or modify portions of these Terms of Service at any time. We will also notify you, either through the Services user interface, in an email notification or through other reasonable means. 
1. RESPONSIBLE USE AND CONDUCT
  1. In order to access our Resources, you may be required to provide certain information about yourself (such as identification, name, email, mobile number, phone number, street, city, state, pincode,  country and IP address, etc.) as part of the registration process, or as part of your ability to use the Resources. You agree that any information you provide will always be accurate, correct, and up to date.
  2. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any login information associated with any account you use to access our Resources. Accordingly, you are responsible for all activities that occur under your accounts.
  3. Accessing (or attempting to access) any of our Resources by any means other than through the means we provide, is strictly prohibited. You specifically agree not to access (or attempt to access) any of our Resources through any automated, unethical or unconventional means.
  4. Engaging in any activity that disrupts or interferes with our Resources, including the servers and/or networks to which our Resources are located or connected, is strictly prohibited.
  5. Attempting to copy, duplicate, reproduce, sell, trade, or resell our resources is strictly prohibited.
  6. You are solely responsible for any consequences, losses, or damages that we may directly or indirectly incur or suffer due to any unauthorized activities conducted by you, as explained above, and may incur criminal or civil liability.
  7. We may provide various open communication tools on our website, such as blog comments, blog posts, public chat, forums, message boards, newsgroups, product ratings and reviews, various social media services, etc. You understand that generally we do not pre-screen or monitor the content posted by users of these various communication tools, which means that if you choose to use these tools to submit any type of content to our website, then it is your personal responsibility to use these tools in a responsible and ethical manner. By posting information or otherwise using any open communication tools as mentioned, you agree that you will not upload, post, share, or otherwise distribute any content that:
    1. Is illegal, threatening, defamatory, abusive, harassing, degrading, intimidating, fraudulent, deceptive, invasive, racist, or contains any type of suggestive, inappropriate, or explicit language;
    2. Infringes on any trademark, patent, trade secret, copyright, or other proprietary right of any party;
    3. Contains any type of unauthorized or unsolicited advertising;
    4. Impersonates any person or entity, including any www.chessnutacademy.com employees or representatives.
  8. We have the right at our sole discretion to remove any content that, we feel in our judgment does not comply with this User Agreement, along with any content that we feel is otherwise offensive, harmful, objectionable, inaccurate, or violates any 3rd party copyrights or trademarks. We are not responsible for any delay or failure in removing such content. If you post content that we choose to remove, you hereby consent to such removal, and consent to waive any claim against us.
  9. We do not assume any liability for any content posted by you or any other 3rd party users of our website. However, any content posted by you using any open communication tools on our website, provided that it doesn't violate or infringe on any 3rd party copyrights or trademarks, becomes the property of www.chessnutacademy.com, and as such, gives us a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, publish, publicly display and/or distribute as we see fit. This only refers and applies to content posted via open communication tools as described, and does not refer to information that is provided as part of the registration process, necessary in order to use our Resources. All information provided as part of our registration process is covered by our Privacy Policy.
  10. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless IndiaFilings.com a digital property ofChessNut Academy and its parent company and affiliates, and their directors, officers, managers, employees, donors, agents, and licensors, from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of this User Agreement or the failure to fulfill any obligations relating to your account incurred by you or any other person using your account. We reserve the right to take over the exclusive defense of any claim for which we are entitled to indemnification under this User Agreement. In such an event, you shall provide us with such cooperation as is reasonably requested by us.
  11. We might collect your billing name, billing address and payment method when you buy a ticket. We NEVER collect your credit card number or credit card expiry date or other details pertaining to your credit card on our website. Credit card information will be obtained and processed by our online payment partner.
  12. Please also keep in mind that our sites and applications may contain links to other sites not owned or controlled by us and we are not responsible for the privacy practices of those sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our sites or applications and to read the privacy notices of other sites that may collect your personal information.
  13. We may change this Notice at any time and will include the last date it was updated. If necessary or there are material changes, we will provide notice or obtain consent regarding such changes if required by law.
2. PRIVACY
Your privacy is very important to us, which is why we've created a separate Privacy Policy in order to explain in detail how we collect, manage, process, secure, and store your private information. Our privacy policy is included under the scope of this User Agreement. To read our privacy policy in its entirety, click here.
3. DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE IS AT YOUR SOLE RISK. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS. CHESSNUT ACADEMY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR STATUTORY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
CHESSNUT ACADEMY MAKES NO WARRANTY THAT (I) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, (II) THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, TIMELY, SECURE, OR ERROR-FREE, (III) THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICE WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE, OR (IV) THE QUALITY OF ANY PRODUCTS, SERVICES, INFORMATION, OR OTHER MATERIAL PURCHASED OR OBTAINED BY YOU THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR EXPECTATIONS.
YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT ANY CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS CONDUCTED BY CHESSNUT ACADEMY ON TEACHERS ARE SOLELY FOR ITS OWN BENEFIT. CHESSNUT ACADEMY MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO THE CONDUCT OF USERS ON THE SITE OR SERVICE.
4. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
In conjunction with the Limitation of Warranties as explained above, you expressly understand and agree that any claim against us shall be limited to the amount you paid, if any, for use of products and/or services. www.chessnutacademy.com will not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or exemplary loss or damages which may be incurred by you as a result of using our Resources, or as a result of any changes, data loss or corruption, cancellation, loss of access, or downtime to the full extent that applicable limitation of liability laws apply.
5. COPYRIGHTS / TRADEMARKS
All content and materials available on www.chessnutacademy.com, including but not limited to text, graphics, website name, code, images, videos and logos are the intellectual property of ChessNut Academy, and are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law. Any inappropriate use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display or transmission of any content on this site is strictly prohibited, unless specifically authorized by ChessNut Academy
6. TERMINATION OF USE
You agree that we may, at our sole discretion, suspend or terminate your access to all or part of our website and Resources with or without notice and for any reason, including, without limitation, breach of this User Agreement. Any suspected illegal, fraudulent or abusive activity may be grounds for terminating your relationship and may be referred to appropriate law enforcement authorities. Upon suspension or termination, your right to use the Resources we provide will immediately cease, and we reserve the right to remove or delete any information that you may have on file with us, including any account or login information.
7. GOVERNING LAW
This website is controlled by ChessNut Academy from our offices located in the state of Maharashtra, India. It can be accessed by most countries around the world. As each country has laws that may differ from those of Maharashtra, India by accessing our website, you agree that the statutes and laws of Maharashtra, India without regard to the conflict of laws and the United Nations Convention on the International Sales of Goods, will apply to all matters relating to the use of this website and the purchase of any products or services through this site.
Furthermore, any action to enforce this User Agreement shall be brought in the federal or state courts located in Maharashtra, India. You hereby agree to personal jurisdiction by such courts, and waive any jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such courts.
8. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
You acknowledge and agree that the Service may contain content or features (“Service Content”) that are protected by copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary rights and laws. Except as expressly authorized by ChessNut Academy, you agree not to modify, copy, frame, scrape, rent, lease, loan, sell, distribute or create derivative works based on the Service or the Service Content, in whole or in part, except that the foregoing does not apply to your own User Content (as defined below) that you legally upload to the Service. For the sake of clarity, you acknowledge and agree that Class Recordings constitute Service Content, not User Content. In connection with your use of the Service you will not engage in or use any data mining, robots, scraping or similar data gathering or extraction methods. If you are blocked by ChessNut Academy from accessing the Service (including by blocking your IP address), you agree not to implement any measures to circumvent such blocking (e.g., by masking your IP address or using a proxy IP address). Any use of the Service or the Service Content other than as specifically authorized herein is strictly prohibited. The technology and software underlying the Service or distributed in connection therewith are the property of ChessNut Academy, our affiliates and our partners (the “Software”). You agree not to copy, modify, create a derivative work of, reverse engineer, reverse assemble or otherwise attempt to discover any source code, sell, assign, sublicense, or otherwise transfer any right in the Software. Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved by ChessNut Academy.
The ChessNut Academy name and logos are trademarks and service marks of ChessNut Academy (collectively the “ChessNut Academy Trademarks”). Other ChessNut Academy, product, and service names and logos used and displayed via the Service may be trademarks or service marks of their respective owners who may or may not endorse or be affiliated with or connected to ChessNut Academy. You should not interpret anything in these Terms of Service or the Service to mean that ChessNut Academy is in any way explicitly or implicitly giving you any license or right to use any of ChessNut Academy Trademarks displayed on the Service, without our prior written permission in each instance. All goodwill generated from the use of ChessNut Academy Trademarks is only for ChessNut Academy’s exclusive benefit.
Third Party Material: Under no circumstances will ChessNut Academy be liable in any way for any content or materials of any third parties (including users), including, but not limited to, for any errors or omissions in any content, or for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any such content. You acknowledge that ChessNut Academy may, but is not required to, pre-screen content, and ChessNut Academy and its designees will have the right (but not the obligation) in their sole discretion to refuse or remove any content that is available via the Service. Without limiting the foregoing, ChessNut Academy and its designees will have the right to remove any content that violates these Terms of Service or is deemed by ChessNut Academy, in its sole discretion, to be otherwise objectionable. You agree that you must evaluate, and bear all risks associated with, the use of any content, including any reliance on the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of such content.
User Content Transmitted Through the Service: With respect to the content or other materials you upload through the Service or share with other users or recipients (collectively, “User Content”), you represent and warrant that you own all right, title and interest in and to such User Content, including, without limitation, all copyrights and rights of publicity contained therein. You shall retain any intellectual property rights that you hold in your User Content, and ChessNut Academy does not claim any ownership (copyright, trademark, or otherwise) over your User Content. By submitting, posting or otherwise uploading User Content on or through the Services you give ChessNut Academy a worldwide, nonexclusive, perpetual, irrevocable, fully sub-licensable, royalty-free right and license as set below:
  • with respect to User Content that you submit, post or otherwise make publicly or generally available via the Service (e.g. public forum posts), the license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, publicly perform, and publicly display such User Content (in whole or part) worldwide via the Services or otherwise, and/or to incorporate it in other works in any form, media, or technology now known or later developed for any legal business purpose; and
  • with respect to User Content that you submit, post or otherwise transmit privately via the Services (e.g. via private lessons or messages with other Users), the license to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, publicly perform and publicly display such User Content for the sole purpose of enabling ChessNut Academy to provide you with the Services.
You acknowledge and agree that any questions, comments, suggestions, ideas, feedback or other information about the Service (“Submissions”), provided by you to ChessNut Academy are non-confidential and ChessNut Academy will be entitled to the unrestricted use and dissemination of these Submissions for any purpose, commercial or otherwise, without acknowledgment or compensation to you.
 
9. CANCELLATION AND REFUND
Cancellation of order is not possible once the payment has been made. No refunds will be given except in the event of cancellation or non-performance of service by ChessNut Academy.
10. GUARANTEE
UNLESS OTHERWISE EXPRESSED, www.chessnutacademy.com EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT.
11. THIRD PARTY WEBSITES
The Service may provide, or third parties may provide, links or other access to other sites and resources on the Internet. ChessNut Academy has no control over such sites and resources and ChessNut Academy is not responsible for and does not endorse such sites and resources. You further acknowledge and agree that ChessNut Academy will 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 content, events, goods or services available on or through any such site or resource. Any dealings you have with third parties found while using the Service are between you and the third party, and you agree that ChessNut Academy is not liable for any loss or claim that you may have against any such third party.
12. ACCESS & USE OF SERVICES
Services Description: ChessNut Academy’s Service is an online chess teaching platform, designed for Parents/user itself to find and book Classes & buy a Course for the benefit of their child or children or themselves. As the provider of an online chess teaching platform, ChessNut Academy does own, create, sell, resell, control, or manage all Classes & Courses. ChessNut Academy's responsibilities are limited to:
          (i) providing the Site as an online chess learning platform and platform to facilitate the sell, purchase, and conduct of Classes, and
          (ii) serving as the limited agent of each Teacher for the purpose of accepting payments from a Parent on behalf of the Teacher. There are risks that you assume when dealing with other Users (including those who may be acting under false pretenses). While ChessNut Academy strives to provide a safe and welcoming environment for its Users, you agree that all of these risks are ultimately borne by you, and not ChessNut Academy. As a result, ChessNut Academy cannot guarantee the authenticity, quality, safety, legality, or appropriateness of the Classes.
 
Your Registration Obligations: You will be required to register with ChessNut Academy in order to access and use certain features of the Service. If you choose to register for the Service, you agree to provide and maintain true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by the Service’s registration form. Registration data and certain other information about you are governed by our Privacy Policy. You must be of legal age to form a binding contract to register for the Service (in many jurisdictions, this age is 18). If you are not yet of legal age to form a binding contract, then you must get your Parent to read these Terms of Service and agree to them for you before you use the Service. If you are a Parent and you provide your consent to your child's use of the Service, then you agree to be bound by these Terms of Service with respect to your child’s use of the Service.
 
Member Account, Password and Security: You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your password and account, if any, and are fully responsible for any and all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to (a) immediately notify ChessNut Academy of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session when accessing the Service. ChessNut Academy will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this Section.
Modifications to Service: ChessNut Academy reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. You agree that ChessNut Academy will not be liable to you or to any third party for any modification, suspension or discontinuance of the Service.
13. CONTACT INFORMATION
If you have any questions or comments about these our Terms of Service as outlined above, you can contact us at:
Grievance Officer :
chessnutacademy@gmail.com

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