This document is an electronic record in terms of the Information Technology Act,
2000 and rules made there under as applicable and the amended provisions
pertaining to electronic records in various statutes as amended by the Information
Technology Act, 2000. This electronic record is generated by a computer system and
does not require any physical or digital signatures.
This document is published in accordance with the provisions of Rule 3 (1) of the
Indian Information Technology (Intermediaries guidelines) Rules, 2011 that require
usage of skillconnect.kaushalkar.com
1. Your access and use of the online portal skillconnect.kaushalkar.com
, its features
and functionalities, associated applications, its related sites, services and tools
(hereinafter referred to as the “Website”
) is governed by the terms and conditions
2. For the purpose of this Agreement, the term Subscriber / Registered User / Guest
User, and wherever the context so require '“you”, “your”, shall mean any natural or
legal person who is accessing the Website, its contents and using the services offered
on or through the Website and / or has agreed to become a member / subscriber of
the Website by providing the Account Information (as defined hereinafter) while
registering on the Website as Registered User / Guest User using the computer
systems of the Website and accepted this electronic version / electronic record of the
Agreement and has allocated himself/herself a unique identification User name
("User ID" and "Password") to become Registered User or have been identified as
Guest User by providing phone number and email id. Further, all references to “we”,
“us”, “our” and “KSDC” shall mean Karnataka Karnataka Skill Development
Corporation and includes its associates, affiliates, Intermediaries and
3. While accessing the Website or availing services offered therein, you provide to us
necessary information, data, login id, passwords, usernames, PINs, email address,
mobile number, other log-in information, materials or other contact information and
content (collectively “Account Information”). In order for the Website and
functionalities and tools available therein to function effectively, you must also keep
your Account Information up to date and accurate. In case you become aware of any
unauthorized use of your Account Information, you should notify us immediately. By
providing us with your e-mail address, you agree to receive all required notices
electronically, to the e-mail address provided.
4. You agree and understand that you are responsible for maintaining the
confidentiality of your password which, together with your login ID, e-mail address,
would allow you to access the Website and facilities and functionalities therein.
5. You agree to license, free of any fee or charge, the Account Information to us for
the purpose of providing the access and use of Website and services therein and for
analytics purposes. By submitting Account Information, you represent that you are
entitled to submit it to us for its use for this purpose, without any obligation on our
part to pay any fees or charges or other limitations.
6. The use of the Website and services offered therein is offered to you strictly subject
to your ‘Acceptance’ of all the terms, conditions and notices contained in this
effective and binding upon you along with any amendments made thereto by us,
from time to time, as published on the Website. You agreed to have completely read
and understood this Agreement and shall not claim invalidity of this Agreement
merely on the grounds that this Agreement is being concluded
electronically. Notwithstanding anything, your access and use of the Website or any
service therein or any information, content, tools, features and functionality located
on the Website constitutes your agreement, ratification and acceptance and to be
bound by the Agreement.
7. This Agreement is being concluded and executed between you and us at
8. Your use of the Website implies that you agree with the terms of this Agreement.
If you do not agree or are not willing to be bound by the terms and conditions of this
Agreement and rules and policies as displayed on the Website, please do not click on
the "check box " and/or on the "continue" button and/or “confirm” and/or "Buy Now"
and / or “Subscribe Now” button and do not seek to obtain access to or otherwise
use the Website.
9. The Agreement is a legal contract between you being, an individual customer or a
legal entity registered or otherwise, user, or beneficiary of the Website and the
services therein, and us.
10. By accepting this Agreement, you also accept and agree to be bound by our Rules
and Policies as provided and or amended from time to time, including the Privacy
Products, Services and Content on the Website
11. Unless specifically provided otherwise in respect of the products and services
offered and listed on the Website, we act as an “Intermediary” solely to assist the user
to avail the products and services listed and offered on the Website. For such
products and services, you acknowledge that we and the Website merely provides
intermediary services in order to facilitate services to you and that we are not the last
mile service provider to you and therefore we are not and shall not be deemed to be
responsible for any lack or deficiency of services provided by any person or entity
that you shall engage, buy or subscribe to on the Website.
12. For the products and services offered and provided by us, and specified so, on
the Website, we do not offer customised or tailormade content, product and services.
We do not make any representations regarding quality, suitability and
appropriateness of any product, services or content offered and listed on the
Website. You are advised to satisfy yourself regarding suitability and appropriateness
of any product, services or content offered and listed on the Website prior to
purchasing or subscribing for the same.
13. We are not entitled to and do not provide any diploma, degree The courses
offered and listed on the Website are not a substitute for a degree or diploma offered
by an college, university, educational institution or any governmental authority.
14. We reserve the right to add, remove, modify or discontinue any product, service
or content offered or listed on the Website and may do so anytime without any prior
15. We do not take any responsibility for and shall not be liable for any addition,
modifications or discontinuation of any third-party product, service or content
offered or listed on the Website.
16. We do not make and express or implied representations or commitments with
respect to benefits of purchasing or subscribing to any product, service or content
offered or listed on the Website.
17. You are requested to read and understands all the terms and conditions and
features of a product, service or content before purchasing or subscribing to it on
Amendments to the Agreement
18. When you use any of the services provided by us through the Website, including
but not limited to products, services or content etc., you will be subject to the rules,
guidelines, policies, terms, and conditions applicable to such service, and they shall
be deemed to be incorporated into this Agreement and shall be considered as part
and parcel of this Agreement. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change,
modify, add or remove portions of the Agreement, at any time without any prior
written notice to you. It is your responsibility to review this Agreement periodically
for updates / changes. Your continued use of the Website following the posting of
changes will mean that you accept and agree to the revisions, modification and or
amendments to this Agreement. As long as you comply with the provisions of this
Agreement, we grant you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited
privilege to enter and use the Website.
Use of the Website
19. Your right to access and use of the Website and the service offered therein is
personal to you and is not transferable by you to any other person or entity. You are
entitled to access and use the Website only for lawful purposes.
20. Your access and use of the Website may be interrupted from time to time for any
of several reasons, including, without limitation, the malfunction of equipment,
periodic updating, maintenance or repair of the Website or other actions that we, in
its sole discretion, may elect to take. We may not always be able to foresee or
anticipate technical or other difficulties that may result in failure to obtain data or
loss of data, personalization settings or other service interruptions. We do not
assume any responsibility for the timeliness, accuracy, deletion, non-delivery or
failure to store any user data, communications or personalization settings.
21. As a condition of your use of this Website, you represent and warrant that:
- you possess the legal authority to create a binding legal obligation and enter into
- you will use this Website in accordance with the terms of the Agreement;
- you will use this Website to access and/ or avail the products, services and content
offered on the Website;
- you will provide your proper and accurate Account Information. You will be solely
responsible for the information provided by you and in case of any error or mistake
in provision of information, we will not be liable for the same in any manner;
- all information supplied by you on this Website is true, accurate, current and
- if you have an online account with the Website, you will safeguard your access and
login details like the login ID and password and will supervise the same constantly or
periodically at your discretion. You will be completely responsible for any use or
misuse of your account by you and anyone other person other than you whom may
have gained access to your access details for actions and omissions attributable to
you and safeguarding the said contents.
- all information you supply to us, about yourself, and others, is true and accurate.
22. We retain the right in our sole discretion to deny access to anyone to this Website
and the services we offer, at any time without notice and for any reason, including,
but not limited to, for violation of the terms of this Agreement.
Communication Policy of the Website
23. Upon transacting on the Website, you will receive an e-mail from us informing
you about the status of your transaction. An e-mail will be sent to e-mail address
provided by you and we shall not be responsible towards the receipt of the said email in your inbox. You are
solely responsible for entering the proper and accurate
contact details including your name, email ID to ensure that we can effectively
communicate with you. We shall not be responsible if the email transmitted by us to
your email Id is delivered to spam, junk or the like folders of your email id.
24. You acknowledge that the SMS (Short Messaging Service) provided by us is an
additional facility provided for your convenience. In case you do not receive any SMS
for whatsoever reason, we are and shall not be liable for the same.
25. Any grievance regarding the service availed from the Website should be
communicated as per the grievance policy laid out herein.
26. We may from time to time provide automatic alerts and voluntary accountrelated alerts. Automatic alerts may be
sent to you following certain changes made
online to your Website account, such as a change in your Account Information. You
do not need to activate these alerts. Although you may have the option to turn off
some of these automatic alerts, we recommends that you leave them on, since they
may be security-related.
27. You understand and agree that any alerts provided to you may be delayed or
prevented by a variety of factors. We do our best to provide alerts in a timely manner
with accurate information. We do not guarantee the delivery or the accuracy of the
content of any alert. You explicitly agree that we shall not be liable for any delays,
failure to deliver, or misdirected delivery of any alert, for any errors in the content of
an alert, or for any actions taken or not taken by you or any third party in reliance on
Website and its Content
28. This Website and the services offered thereon is only for your personal use. You
shall not copy, license, adapt, distribute, exchange, modify, sell or transmit any
content or material from the Website, including but not limited to any text, images,
audio, video or links for any business, commercial or public purpose. KSDC reserves
all trade mark and copyrights pertaining to the contents in the Website any misuse
of the same shall be delt with seriously and legal action as contemplated under the
law shall be initiated against you at the option of KSDC .
29. We grant you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to enter, view, use
and transact on this Website. You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the
operation of the Website in any way. The access to certain areas of the Website may
only be available to Registered Users. To become a Registered User, you may be
required to answer certain questions and provide certain details. Answers to such
questions and details are mandatory.
30. You understand that except for information, products or services clearly
indicated on the Website as being supplied by KSDC, we do not operate, control, or
endorse any information, products, services or content on the Website or on the
internet generally in anyway. You also understand and agree that we cannot and do
not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading through the Website
will be free of viruses, worms or other code that may be damaging or which may
corrupt your Data, Electronic records, Electronic Forms, Computer, communication
device ,Computer Network or Computer Resources ,Computer System or
information stored therein. You are responsible for implementing procedures to
satisfy your particular requirements and for accuracy of data input and output.
31. We may add, change, discontinue, remove or suspend any Content or services
posted on the Website, including features and specifications of products described
or depicted on the Website, temporarily or permanently, at any time, without notice
and without liability.
32. You understand and agree that you are prohibited from doing any of the
Infecting the Website, including by posting or transmitting any file which contains
viruses, worms, trojans or any other damaging features, or other code that may be
damaging or which may corrupt our Data, Electronic records, Electronic Forms,
Computer, Communication Device,Computer Network, Computer Resources
,Computer System or information stored therein or that contents which would
otherwise interfere with the proper working of the Website;
Using any automated data gathering or extraction tools, program, algorithm or
methodology, including robot, spider, scraper, deep link, to access, acquire, copy or
monitor the Website or any portion of the Website, without our express written
Deciphering, decompiling, or reverse-engineering any of the software comprising
or in any way making up a part of the Website, or attempting any of the actions
33. All materials on this Website, including but not limited to audio, images, software,
text, icons and such like (the “Content”), are protected by copyright under intellectual
property laws and or other applicable law and are the Property of the respective
content or service providers. You cannot use or license the Content, except as
specified herein. You agree to follow all instructions on the Website limiting the way
you may use the Content. There are a number of proprietary logos, service marks
and trademarks found on this Website whether owned/used by us or otherwise. By
displaying them on the Website, we are not granting you any license to utilize those
proprietary logos, service marks, or trademarks. Any unauthorized use of the
Content may violate copyright laws, trademark laws, the laws of privacy and publicity,
civil and criminal Law/s of the land.
34. The appearance, layout, 'look and feel', including text, graphics, images, logos and
button icons appearing on the Website, photographs, editorial content, documents,
notices, software and other materials are sole property of ours and are subject to
protection under the applicable intellectual property and other laws.
35. The content and information on this Website (including, description of the
products and services and offerings), as well as the infrastructure used to provide
such content and information, is proprietary to us or our suppliers and services
providers. You are not permitted to and you agree not to otherwise modify, copy,
distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative
works from, transfer, or sell or re-sell any information, software, products, or services
obtained from or through the Website.
Availability, Rules of Service
36. The products and services displayed on the Website may not be available for
purchase / subscription in your particular country or locality. The reference to such
products and services on the Website does not imply or warrant that these products
or services will be available at any time in your particular geographical location. The
products and services offered or listed on the Website are subject to availability. You
should check with customer support for the availability of specific products and
services in your area.
37. All the third-party products, services and content available on the Website are
governed by the rules, regulations and policies of the respective service provider/s.
You are requested to refer to, acquaint and abide by those rules of service and
regulations of the respective service provider, prior to using the Website to purchase
or subscribe the same.
38. If you send any communications or materials to us by electronic mail or
otherwise, including any comments, data, questions, suggestions or the like, all such
communications are, and will be treated by us, as non-confidential, unless you
specifically specify so.
39. You hereby give up any and all claims pertaining to any use of such material that
would in any way create any right in your favour including any moral rights, privacy
rights, proprietary or other property rights, publicity rights, rights to credit for
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material or ideas, or any other right, including the right to approve the way we use
40. Any material submitted to the Website may be adapted, broadcasted, changed,
copied, disclosed, licensed, performed, posted, published, sold, transmitted or used
by us anywhere in the world, in any medium, forever.
41. If the Website contains bulletin boards, chat rooms, blogs, access to mailing lists
or other message or communication facilities, you agree to use the same only to send
and receive messages and materials that are proper and related thereto. By way of
example and not as a limitation, you agree that when using the Website or any facility
available thereon, you shall not, directly or indirectly, do any of the following and in
the events are done by you and comes to our notice you shall be liable for the cost,
damages and consequences thereof and we reserve the liberty to initiate
appropriate legal action against you. Accordingly, you shall not directly or indirectly
do the following.
Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights (such as
rights of privacy and publicity) of others;
Publish, post, distribute or disseminate any defamatory, infringing, obscene,
indecent or unlawful material or information;
Upload or attach files that contain software or other material protected by
intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy and publicity) unless the User owns
or controls the rights thereto or has received all consents thereof as may be required
Upload or attach files that contain viruses, corrupted files or any other similar
software or programs that may damage the operation of other computer’s or
transmit other code that may be damaging or which may corrupt others Data,
Electronic records, Electronic Forms, Computer, communication device, Computer
Network or Computer Resources, Computer System or information stored therein;
Delete any author attributions, legal notices or proprietary designations or labels in
any file that is uploaded;
Falsify the origin or source of software or other material contained in a file that is
Advertise or offer to sell any goods or services, or conduct or forward surveys,
contests or chain letters, or download any file posted by another user of a forum that
the user knows, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in such
manner; · access, monitor or copy any content or information of the Website using
any robot, spider, scraper or other automated means or any manual process for any
purpose without our express written permission;
violate the restrictions in any robot exclusion headers on the Website or bypass or
circumvent other measures employed to prevent or limit access to this Website;
take any action that imposes, or may impose, in our discretion, an unreasonable or
disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;
deep-link to any portion of the Website for any purpose without our express written
‘frame’, ‘mirror’ or otherwise incorporate any part of the Website into any other
website without our prior written authorization; or
host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information
a. belongs to another person for which the user does not have any right;
b. is hateful, grossly harmful including harmful to minors, paedophilic, invasive of
another’s privacy, racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, encouraging money
laundering or gambling;
c. infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights;
d. deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such message or
communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;
e. threatens the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of India, friendly
relation with foreign states or public order or cause incitement to the commission of
any offence or prevents investigation of any offence or insulting any other nation; or
f. impersonates another person.
42. If your access or use of the Website, transactions thereon or account shows signs
of fraud, abuse, or any suspicious activity, we reserve the right to cancel and
terminate any services associated with your name, email address, or account, and
close any associated accounts with the Website. In addition, we may verify (i.e.
preauthorize) your credit card. If you have conducted any fraudulent activity, we
reserve the right to take any necessary legal action and you may be liable for
monetary and other losses to the concerned service provider, including litigation
costs and damages and or any ancillary and incidental cost thereof.
43. We reserve the right to undertake all necessary steps to ensure that the security,
safety and integrity of our systems. Towards this end, we may take various steps to
verify and confirm the authenticity, enforceability and validity of orders and requests
placed by you. If we, in our sole and exclusive discretion, conclude that the said
transactions are not or do not reasonably appear to be, authentic, enforceable or
valid, then we may cancel the said orders at any time.
44. We use third party payment gateways / providers to receive payments from the
users. We are not responsible for delays or erroneous transaction execution or
cancellation of orders due to payment issues. We take utmost care to work with 3rd
party payment providers, but do not control their systems, processes, technology
and work flows, hence we cannot be held responsible for any fault at the end of
45. Internet transmissions are never completely private or secure. You understand
and agree that any message or information you send to the Website may be read or
intercepted by others unless there is a special notice that a particular message (for
example, credit card information) is encrypted (sent in code). Sending a message to
us does not cause us to have any special responsibility to you.
46. The copyright in the contents of the Website belong to us. Accordingly, we reserve
all rights pertaining to the same. Copying of part or all the contents of the Website
without our permission is prohibited except to the extent that such copying/printing
is necessary for the purposes of availing of the paid services provided.
Offers, Contests and interactions
47. The Website may contain contests that require you to send in material or
information about yourself or offer prizes. Each offer, contest and interactions has
its own rules, which you must read and agree to, before you participate.
Disclaimer and No Warranties
Disclaimer and No Warranties
48. You acknowledge and agree that, except for the products, services and content
offered by us and so specified, we are an intermediary and are not liable for any 3rd
party (suppliers or service providers etc.) obligations due to rates, quality, and all
other instances, whether to any such subscribers or otherwise. You expressly agree
that use of the services and the Website is at your sole risk. It is your responsibility
to evaluate the accuracy, completeness and usefulness of all products, services,
content, opinions, advice, reviews and other information provided through the
Website or on the internet generally. We do not warrant that the service will be
uninterrupted or error-free or that defects in the Website will be corrected.
49. Unless otherwise provided specifically, the products, services and contents on
this Website are provided on “as available,” and “with all faults” basis and without
warranties or representations of any kind either expressed or implied. The
information, software, products, and services contained on this Website, and the
inclusion or offering of any products or services on this Website do not constitute
any endorsement or recommendation of such products or services by us, our
affiliates and their respective suppliers. The material in this Website could include
technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. We may make changes or
improvements at any time. To the fullest extent permissible pursuant to applicable
law, we disclaim all warranties of suitability, appropriateness and usefulness relating
to the products, services, content, information and description of such products,
services and content offered and displayed on this Website (including, without
limitation, the pricing, general product descriptions, etc.). The ratings or reviews
displayed on this Website, if any, are intended as only general guidelines, and we,
our affiliates and their respective suppliers do not guarantee the accuracy of the
50. We do not warrant that the functions contained in this Website will be
uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this Website or the
servers that make it available are free of viruses or other harmful components, but
shall endeavour to ensure your fullest satisfaction.
51. You acknowledge that the access and use of the Website is provided only on the
basis set out in this Agreement. Your uninterrupted access or use of the Website on
this basis may be prevented by certain factors outside our reasonable control
including, without limitation, the unavailability, inoperability or interruption of the
internet or other telecommunications services or as a result of any maintenance or
other service work carried out on the Website. We do not accept any responsibility
and will not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever arising out of or in
connection with any ability/inability to access or to use the Website.
Indemnification and Limitation of Liability
52. You agree to indemnify, save, and hold us, our affiliates, contractors, employees,
officers, directors and agents harmless from any and all claims, losses, damages, and
liabilities, costs and expenses, including without limitation legal fees and expenses,
arising out of or related to your use or misuse of the Services or of the Website, any
violation by you of this Agreement, or any breach of the representations, warranties,
and covenants made by you herein.
53. In no event will we be liable to you for any special, indirect, incidental,
consequential, punitive, reliance, or exemplary damages (including without limitation
lost business opportunities, lost revenues, or loss of anticipated profits or any other
pecuniary or non-pecuniary loss or damage of any nature whatsoever) arising out of
or relating to (i) this agreement, (ii) the services, the Website or any reference site, or
(iii) your use or inability to use the services, the Website (including any and all
materials) or any reference sites.
54. In no event will we or any of our contractors, directors, employees, agents, third
party partners, licensors or suppliers’ total liability to you for all damages, liabilities,
losses, and causes of action arising out of or relating to (i) this Agreement, (ii) the
products, Services and content offered and listed on the Website, (iii) your use or
inability to use the Website or products, Services and content offered and listed on
the Website or any linked sites, or (iv) any other interactions with us, however caused
and whether arising in contract, tort including negligence, warranty or otherwise,
exceed the amount paid by you, if any, for buying or subscribing to the products,
services or content on the Website giving rise to the cause of action or Rupee One
Thousand (Rs.1000/-) only, whichever is less.
55. We believe in protecting your privacy. Please click here to review our current
56. We may provide you with notices and communications by email, regular mail or
postings on the Website or by any other reasonable means. Except as otherwise set
forth herein, any communication to us must be sent by courier or registered mail to
our office at [3
rd Floor ‘Kaushalya Bhavan’, Dairy Circle, Bannerghatta Main Rd,
Hombegowda Nagar, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560029]
57. Our failure to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement will not
constitute a waiver of such right or provision. Any waiver of any provision of this
Agreement will be effective only if in writing and signed by us.
58. This Agreement represents the entire understanding and agreement between
you and us regarding the subject matter of the same, and supersedes all other
59. If any clause of the Agreement shall be deemed invalid, void or for any reason
unenforceable, such clause shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the
validity and enforceability of the remaining clauses of the Agreement.
60. If any dispute arises between you and us during your use of the website or
thereafter, in connection with the validity, interpretation, implementation or alleged
breach of any provision of the Agreement, or the documents incorporated herein by
reference, the dispute shall be referred to a sole arbitrator who shall be an
independent and neutral third party identified and nominated by us. The place of
arbitration shall be Bengaluru, Karnataka, India. The arbitration proceedings shall be
in the English Language and shall be governed by Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996
and as amended from time to time.
Governing Law and Forum for Disputes
61. The Agreement and other documents incorporated herein by reference shall be
governed and construed in accordance with the laws of India. Subject to arbitration
clause above, all disputes arising under this Agreement between you and us shall be
subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of courts at Bengaluru, Karnataka, India.
62. You can file a grievance / share feedback if you are disappointed with the services
rendered by us or any other issues. You can give your grievance / feedback through
email or registered post.
63 In order to make our redressal channels more meaningful and effective, a
structured system has been put in place. This system will ensure that the complaints
are redressed seamlessly and well within the stipulated timeframe.
64. In accordance with Information Technology Act, 2000 and rules made there
under, the name and contact details of the Grievance Officer is published herewith:
Address: 3rd Floor ‘Kaushalya Bhavan’,
Bannerghatta Main Rd,
Bengaluru, Karnataka 560029