1. Policy Coverage
This policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Sify.com does not own or control, or to people that Sify.com does not employ or manage.
2. Information collected by Sify.com
Sify.com collects personally identifiable information when you send us content for publication in the form of a sign-up. We may ask for your name, email address, birth date, gender, pincode, occupation, industry, personal interests etc. Once you have sent us this information and sign in to our services, you are given a unique 'Sify ID' and are not anonymous to us anymore.
3. Use of information by Sify.com
Sify.com uses information for two general purposes: to customize the advertising and content you see and to contact you about specials and new products. Sify.com will not sell or rent your personally identifiable information to third parties.
Sify.com may disclose personally identifiable information about you to third parties when:
• We have your consent to share the information;
Sify.com may amend this policy from time to time. Sify.com is a free website and the majority of our revenues are derived from advertising. Our paid services are subject to change at any given time and currently are in the areas of mobile Internet services, high-end mail services, classifieds, vacations, site personalization, astrology and online shopping. In order to attract and retain advertisers, we aggregate all personal demographic data and provide the results to advertisers so that they will understand the value of Sify.com's members as an aggregated advertising audience.
We understand that our number one asset is our 'members' and we will never knowingly do anything to harm the trust you have bestowed on us. When you become a member of Sify.com, or subscribe to our newsletters, we ask you a series of general demographic questions. We then compile the information that you provide us with the information other members provide us and make the compiled result available to our advertisers and partners.
We use any information voluntarily you give us to enhance your experience in our site, which is to provide you with interactive or personalized elements on the sites and to better prepare future content based on your interests. We aggregate this tracking information to determine which areas of our site members like and don't like based on traffic to those areas. We don't track what individual members read, but rather how well each page performs overall. This helps us continue to build a better service for you.
We also use the information that is gathered to tailor our content to suit your needs and help our advertisers better understand our audience's demographics. This is essential to keeping our service free. Members may unsubscribe to any of our electronic newsletters at any time by following the instructions contained at the end of every newsletter.
4. Disclaimer of Warranties
Your use of Sify.com is at your own risk. This website is provided by SIFY Ltd. on an "as is" and "as available" basis. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, cyber site disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. You acknowledge that any warranty that is provided in connection with any of the products or services made available on or through Sify.com is provided solely by the owner, advertiser or manufacturer of that product and/or service and not by SIFY Ltd.
SIFY Ltd. makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the website or the information, content, materials, or products on the website, including that
• Sify.com and its services will meet your requirements,
Your sole remedy for dissatisfaction with Sify.com, site-related services and/or content or information contained within the site is to stop using the site and/or its services. Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of Sify.com is done at your own discretion and risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material.
a) Linked Sites:
For your convenience, Sify.com provides links to other websites not in our control ("Favorite Links"). You acknowledge that SIFY Ltd. does not endorse these linked Sites (even if they pop up in a frame) or any links contained in these linked Sites. In addition, SIFY Ltd. is not responsible for any content or the privacy policies of these linked Sites or for any data collected on you at these linked sites.
b) Third-Party Merchants and Advertisers:
You acknowledge that SIFY Ltd. Does not control the performance of merchants or advertisers that appear on Sify.com. Therefore, if you choose to purchase a product or service, you release us from any and all claims you may have regarding the third party's failure to deliver or perform. We use other third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements on this site and other sites about goods and services that may be of interest to you.
c) Third Party Cookies
6. Void Where Prohibited
Although Sify.com is accessible worldwide, not all products or services discussed or referenced on Sify.com are available to all persons or in all geographic locations or jurisdictions. Sify.com reserves the right to limit the provision of any product or service to any person, geographic area or jurisdiction it so desires, in its sole discretion and to limit the quantities of any such product or service that it provides. Any offer for any product or service made on Sify.com is void where prohibited.
7. Limitation of Liability
In no event shall SIFY Ltd. be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive, consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever, including, but not limited to, damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data, or other intangible losses resulting from
9. Financial Transactions and Taxes
If you make any financial transactions on Sify.com, including paying for network services fees, advertising banners, product placements, products or services, you may be asked for credit card or other payment information. You agree that all information you provide is accurate, complete and current and that you will pay all charges owed, including any applicable taxes.You agree that you are solely responsible for any personal income reporting and tax payments required of you by applicable government authorities.
SIFY Ltd. reserves the right to discontinue in whole or in part any portion of Sify.com services or programs with or without notice.
11. Independent Investigation
You acknowledge that you have read this agreement and agree to all its terms and conditions. You, understand that we may at any time (directly or indirectly) solicit member referrals on terms that may differ from those contained in this user agreement. You have independently evaluated the desirability of participating in Sify.com or its programs and are not relying on any representation, guarantee or statements other than as set forth in this agreement.
Last updated: Feb 05, 2004