StyleKnock Terms of Service

Last updated on 30th August 2015

TERMS & CONDITIONS

1. GENERAL CONDITION OF USE

1.1.General

StyleKnock is a platform for hair stylists, makeup artists, tattoo artists, men stylists and other fashion service-providers to highlight their work and price list to customers through their profile. Focusing on quality we promote service-providers with better services.

1.2.Defined Terms

  • “Customer” means a Member who has booked services of a service-provider.
  • “Service-Provider” means a register user who through the Site offers to provide style/beauty services to the customers in exchange for the Cost of the services provided.
  • “Site” means www.styleknock.com and any other website maintained or operated by StyleKnock.
  • “Members” refers to all registered users of the Site.

2.Membership Entitlement, Registration and Verification

Applicants are expected to provide accurate and true information about them during the verification process to establish eligibility for membership.

The applicant may be asked to give a Police verification to establish membership with Styleknock. You are specifically prohibited from colluding with another party who allows you access to their email account in order to falsely verify yourself.

Styleknock have the authority to carry such validation checks as it sees fit in order to confirm as accurate the information supplied by the Member to the Company.

If any information provided by the Member is untrue, inaccurate, obsolete or incomplete, the Company has the right to immediately terminate the Member’s Membership (without refund) and refuse any and all current or future use of the System.

Styleknock will place reliance on the accuracy of information supplied by the Member. The Member is liable for any loss to the styleknock as a result of their misstatement or inaccuracy.

Members are reminded that any attempt to deceive styleknock through acts of forgery or other illegal activity may be reported to law enforcement authorities. Acceptance of applications for Membership is at the styleknock’s sole discretion. We reserve the right to refuse Membership to any person without giving an explanation.

3.Member Obligations and Prohibitions

The Member agrees:

  • to comply with all requirements, procedures, policies and regulations of networks connected to the System
  • not to interfere with or disrupt the System or servers or networks connected to the System
  • not to gain or attempt to gain unauthorised access to other computer systems or networks connected to the System nor attempt to gain access to other Members' accounts
  • not to use the System in a manner or for a purpose that violates the rights of another, including but not limited to the intellectual property rights of another
  • not to interfere with the use and enjoyment of the System by other users
  • not to include in any communications sent or posted via the System and/or the Services any harassing, libellous, privacy invading, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, tortuous, racist or otherwise objectionable material of any format (including text, photos or images)
  • not to use the System in a manner that may transmit a virus, corrupted file, ‘Spider’, ’Trojan Horse’ or other hostile program or software
  • not to transmit ’junk mail’, ’spam’, ’chain letters’, or unsolicited mass distribution of marketing or other materials or communications including (without limitation) those connected to pyramid selling schemes
  • not to resell, rent or hire any content of the System (specifically any information contained in any directory) or use of or access to the System
  • use styleknock’s System or Services for commercial use (although emails of a business nature are permitted)
  • not to impersonate any other person, while using the System
  • not to use the service in any manner which violates any city, state, national or international law or regulation or which fails to comply with accepted Internet protocol
  • Furthermore, styleknock reserves the right, but has no obligation, to reject or remove any communication, profile or other material that does not comply with the letter or spirit of these Terms and Conditions.

4.Acceptance of Conditions

The Conditions apply to any and all Members of this site. By using the Site, the Members signify their acceptance to these Conditions in full and agree to be bound by them.

No access to the Services will be permitted unless the Conditions are accepted in full. No member is entitled to accept part only of the Conditions. If a member does not agree to the Conditions, such member may not use the Services.

All members agree to comply with the Conditions and accept that their personal data may be processed in accordance with the Privacy Policy.

In the event that any Member fails to comply with any of the Conditions, StyleKnock reserves the right, but not the obligation at its own discretion, to withdraw the User Account in question and suspend or withdraw all Services to that member without notice.

5.Variation/Modification of the Conditions, Site and Service

StyleKnock reserves the right at our discretion to change to modify the Conditions at any time. In addition, StyleKnock may vary or amend the information through the Site, the Site functionality and/ or the “look and feel” of the Site at any time without notice and without liability to members.

Any modification to the Site, Services or Conditions will take effect as soon as such changes are published on the Site, subject to communication of any material change to the Conditions to the members in an e-mail.

Members will be deemed to have accepted any varied Conditions in the event that they use any Services offered through the Site following publication of the varied Conditions. Changes will not apply to any bookings which have been made prior to publication of the varied Conditions.

6. Use of the service

User Account and Accuracy of Information:

In order to use the Services each Member must create a User Account and agrees to provide any personal information requested by StyleKnock. In particular, Members will be required to provide their first name, last name, valid telephone number, email address and residential address. Use of the Site is limited to those over the age of 18 years at the time of registration.

Members agree and accept that all of the information they provide to StyleKnock when setting up their User Account and at any other time shall be true, correct, complete and accurate in all respects. Members also agree that any information supplied to StyleKnock or posted on the Site in connection with any booking will be true, accurate and complete.

Members agree and understand that StyleKnock does not undertake any verification to confirm the accuracy of any information provided by the members on the Site, as the case maybe. StyleKnock will not be liable to any members in the event that any information provided by another member is false, incomplete, inaccurate, misleading or fraudulent.

Unless expressly agreed by StyleKnock, Members are limited to one User Account per user. No User Account may be created on behalf of or in order to impersonate another person.

7. Member Profiles

We are not (and cannot be) responsible for the information posted by Members about themselves during Registration and will not (and cannot be expected to) verify all such information excepting those details covered in our Verification process.

The Member warrants to keep up to date the information pertaining to them in their Profile and to update it when changes occur.The member may choose how much of their profile is visible to any directory service that we offer.

8. Misuse Damages

Styleknock will immediately terminate any account which it believes, in its sole discretion, is transmitting or is otherwise connected with any deliberate sending of malicious software, spam or other unsolicited bulk email. In addition, because damages are often difficult to quantify, if actual damages cannot be reasonably calculated then you agree to pay styleknock liquidated damages of Rs.1000/- for each infected message, piece of spam or unsolicited bulk email transmitted from or otherwise connected with your account, otherwise you agree to pay the Styleknock’s actual damages, to the extent such actual damages can be reasonably calculated.

9. Disclaimer of liability

  • Members may access the Services on the Site at their own risk and using their best and prudent judgment before entering into any arrangements with other Members through the Site. StyleKnock will neither be liable nor responsible for any actions or inactions of Members nor any breach of conditions, representations or warranties by the Members. StyleKnock hereby expressly disclaims and any and all responsibility and liability in arising out of the use of the Site.

  • While StyleKnock will take precautions to avoid inaccuracies in content of the Site, all content and information, are provided on an as is where is basis, without warranty of any kind. StyleKnock does not implicitly or explicitly support or endorse any of the Members availing Services from the Site.

  • Before sending a beautician or any service provider at home its up-to the service-provider to verify and authenticate the customer. Service-provider should cancel any booking at any time, in case service-provider feels any anomaly in the data provided by the customer or if service-provider does not find it safe to send beauticians/stylist to a customer’s home.

  • StyleKnock shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising as a result of:

    • False, misleading, inaccurate or incomplete information being provided by a Member;

    • Any failure to make payment of a Cost Contribution (for the free service without booking);

    • Any fraud, fraudulent misrepresentation or breach of duty or breach of any of these Conditions by a Customer and Service-provider before, during or after booking of a service.

    • StyleKnock will not be liable to any Member for any business, financial or economic loss or for any consequential or indirect loss such as lost reputation, lost bargain, lost profit, lost of anticipated savings or lost opportunity arising as a result of the services provided by StyleKnock (whether suffered or incurred as a result of the StyleKnock’s negligence or otherwise) except in the case of fraud, wilful concealment or theft.

    • StyleKnock’s liability to any Member for all losses in respect of any booking is capped at the sum of INR 500/- (Indian Rupees Five Hundred only).

    • Members accept that the limitations on the StyleKnock’s liability set out above are reasonable.

10. Termination

Styleknock can terminate their Membership at any time by contacting via email the Company's support department.

Styleknock has the right to terminate the Membership, without notice and effective immediately, of any Member who breaches any part of these Terms and Conditions, if such action would be deemed necessary to protect the interests of the Service and its members, or if required to do so by law.

If the Member cancels or withdraws their membership part way through a subscription period for which the Member has paid, or if the Styleknock properly terminates the Member’s Membership, the Member shall not be entitled to any refund by the Styleknock in respect of their Membership subscription.

Any Member who has their account terminated by the Styleknock must not re-register unless with the express permission of the Styleknock.

In the event of a termination, the Styleknock shall have no obligation to maintain any content in your account or to forward any unread or unsent messages to you or any third party.

11. Miscellaneous Terms

These General Terms and Conditions, including the Additional Terms may be changed from time to time as described below or by written agreement. Charges and payment terms may be changed in accordance with the terms of your Price Schedule; all other provisions may be changed by styleknock immediately upon notice to you. If any changes are made to this Subscription Agreement, such changes will: (a) only be applied prospectively; and (b) not be specifically directed against you or our Authorized Users but will apply to all similarly situated styleknock customers using the Online Services. You may terminate this Subscription Agreement upon written notice to styleknock if any change to these General Terms and Conditions is unacceptable to you. For termination to be effective under this Section 5.1, written notice of termination must be provided to styleknock within 90 days of the effective date of the change. Continued use of the Online Services following the effective date of any change constitutes acceptance of the change but does not affect the foregoing termination right. 

12. Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed and construed in accordance with the laws of India, without regard to its conflict of law provisions. Our failure to enforce any right or provision of these Terms will not be considered a waiver of those rights. If any provision of these Terms is held to be invalid or unenforceable by a court, the remaining provisions of these Terms will remain in effect. These Terms constitute the entire agreement between us regarding our Service, and supersede and replace any prior agreements we might have between us regarding the Service.

13. Jurisdiction

These Terms and Conditions will be interpreted in accordance with the laws of India, without reference to its conflict of laws principles.You agree that in the event of a dispute arising out of these Terms and Conditions, laws of India will apply. Any cause of action that you may have must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises, except where prohibited by applicable law.

14. Arbitration Clause

Except where prohibited by applicable law, any claim (including disputes, controversies, etc.) arising out of or relating to these Terms and Conditions or any applicable Subscription Agreement will be referred to and finally settled (to the exclusion of the courts) by private and confidential binding arbitration before a single arbitrator, who will be a person legally trained, has experience in information technology and is independent of both parties, to be held in New Delhi, in English and governed by Indian law subject to the most current version of Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996. Each claim will be arbitrated on an individual basis and will not be consolidated with the claim of any other party. You agree to waive any right you may have to commence or participate in any class action against Styleknock. Notwithstanding the foregoing, Styleknock reserves the right to purse the protection of confidential information through injunctive or other equitable relief through the courts.