Terms & Conditions

These terms and conditions govern your use of this website; by using this website, you accept these terms and conditions in full as well as the website’s privacy policy. If you disagree with these terms and conditions or any part of these terms and conditions, you must not use this website.

The website of Pencil Masterclass is owned and operated by One Point Six Technologies Pvt Ltd , a company incorporated under the laws of India ("the Company"), with its registered office at 104-C-Wing, Plot No 1/A-9, Odyessey, Bhakti Park-II, Wadala (E) Mumbai 400037. The Company is a leading publishing house in India which features distinguished authors and writing from across the globe.

This document is an electronic record in terms of the Information Technology Act, 2000 and rules thereunder as applicable and the 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. By using this website, you are consenting to be bound by these terms and conditions. Please ensure that you read and understand all these terms and conditions before you use the website. If you do not accept any of the terms, then please do not use the website or avail any of the services being provided therein.

License to use website Down Arrow

Unless otherwise stated Company owns the intellectual property rights in the website and material on the website. Subject to the license below, all these intellectual property rights are reserved.

You must not:

  • republish material from this website (including republication on another website);
  • sell, rent or sub-license material from the website;
  • show any material from the website in public;
  • reproduce, duplicate, copy, resell, distribute or otherwise exploit material on this website for a commercial purpose;
  • remove any copyright, trademark registration, or other proprietary notices from the content;
  • edit or otherwise modify any material or content on the website, including but not limited to, any public display, description of the material, pricing of the material;
  • decompile, reverse engineer, or disassemble any material or content on the website;
  • use the website in any way that causes, or is likely to cause damage or impairment to the website or interrupt free access to the website in any way;
  • use the website to host, display, upload, post, submit, distribute, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information that is defamatory or harms minors in any way or contains any virus designed to interrupt or limit the functionality of the website; or
  • redistribute material from this website except for content specifically and expressly made available for redistribution.

Acceptable Use Down Arrow

You must not use this website in any way that causes, or may cause, damage to the website or impairment of the availability or accessibility of the Pencil masterclass courses; or in any way which is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful, or in connection with any unlawful, illegal, fraudulent or harmful purpose or activity

You must not use this website to copy, transmit, distribute, modify, display, reproduce, license or sell any information, software, products or services obtained from the Pencil Masterclass courses.

You must not use this website to copy, store, host, transmit, send, use, publish or distribute any material which consists of (or is linked to) any spyware, computer virus, Trojan horse, worm, keystroke logger, rootkit or other malicious computer software

You must not conduct any systematic or automated data collection activities (including without limitation scraping, data mining, data extraction and data harvesting) on or in relation to this website without Company’s express written consent.

You must not use these Pencil masterclass courses for any purposes related to marketing without the Company's express written consent.

Restricted access Down Arrow

Access to certain areas of this website is restricted. Company reserves the right to restrict access to other areas of this website, or indeed this entire website, at Company’s discretion.

If the Company provides you with a user ID and password to enable you to access restricted areas of this website or other content or services, you must ensure that the user ID and password are kept confidential. You shall be solely responsible for the confidentiality, safety and security of the password. You shall also be the sole owner of the password and shall be responsible for the consequences arising out of disclosure of the password and/or the unauthorized use of the material or content on the website. You also agree and undertake to immediately notify the Company of any unauthorized use of your password or user ID.

Company may disable your user ID and password at its sole discretion without any prior notice or explanation. Company further reserves the right to suspend your access to the Pencil masterclass courses, if Company is of the opinion that the security of the website or of the material or content could be compromised

User content Down Arrow

In these terms and conditions, “your user content” means material (including without limitation text, images, audio material, video material and audio-visual material) that you submit to this website, for whatever purpose.

You grant to Company a worldwide, irrevocable, non-exclusive, royalty-free license to use, display, reproduce, adapt, publish, translate and distribute your user content in any existing or future media in accordance with the purposes set out in these terms and conditions and to exercise the copyright, publicity, and database rights you have in such material or information, in any media now known or not currently known. Any content that you upload to or otherwise make available to Company and remains the property of Company. You also grant to Company the right to sub-license these rights, and the right to bring an action for infringement of these rights.

Your user content must not be illegal or unlawful, must not infringe any third party's legal rights, and must not be capable of giving rise to legal action whether against you or Company or a third party in each case under any applicable law.

You must not submit any user content to the website that is or has ever been the subject of any threatened or actual legal proceedings or other similar complaints.

Company reserves the right to edit or remove any material submitted to this website or stored on Company servers or hosted or published upon this website.

Notwithstanding Company rights under these terms and conditions in relation to user content, Company does not undertake to monitor the submission of such content to, or the publication of such content on, this website.

No warranties Down Arrow

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. The company makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website. Any material and/or data downloaded or otherwise obtained through the website is done entirely at the user’s own discretion and risk and they will be solely responsible for any damage to their computer systems or loss of data that results from the download of such material and/or data.

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, the company does not warrant that:

  • this website will be constantly available, or available at all; or
  • the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading.

Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind.

Limitations of liability Down Arrow

Company will not be liable to you (whether under the law of contract, the law of torts or otherwise) in relation to the contents of, or use of, or otherwise in connection with, this website:

  • to the extent that the website is provided free-of-charge, for any direct loss;
  • for any indirect, special or consequential loss; or
  • for any business losses, loss of revenue, income, profits or anticipated savings, loss of contracts or business relationships, loss of reputation or goodwill, or loss or corruption of information or data.

These limitations of liability apply even if the company has been expressly advised of the potential loss.

Reasonableness Down Arrow

By using this website, you agree that the exclusions and limitations of liability set out in this website disclaimer are reasonable. If you do not think they are reasonable, you must not use this website.

Other parties Down Arrow

You accept that, as a limited liability entity, Company has an interest in limiting the personal liability of its officers and employees. You agree that you will not bring any claim personally against Company officers or employees in respect of any losses you suffer in connection with the website.

Without prejudice to the foregoing paragraph, you agree that the limitations of warranties and liability set out in this website disclaimer will protect Company officers, employees, agents, subsidiaries, successors, assigns and sub-contractors as well as Company.

Unenforceable provisions Down Arrow

If any provision of this website disclaimer is or is found to be, unenforceable under applicable law, that will not affect the enforceability of the other provisions of this website disclaimer.

Indemnity Down Arrow

You hereby agree to indemnify Company and undertake to keep Company indemnified against any claims, losses, damages, costs, obligations, debts, liabilities and expenses (including without limitation legal expenses and any amounts paid by Company to a third party in settlement of a claim or dispute on the advice of Company’s legal advisers) incurred or suffered by Company arising out of any breach by you of any provision of these terms and conditions, or arising out of any claim that you have breached any provision of these terms and conditions. This indemnification obligation shall survive these terms and your use of the services.

Breaches of these terms and conditions Down Arrow

Without prejudice to Company’s other rights under these terms and conditions, if you breach these terms and conditions in any way, Company may take such action as Company deems appropriate to deal with the breach, including suspending your access to the website for a limited period of time or indefinitely, prohibiting you from accessing the website indefinitely, blocking computers using your IP address from accessing the website, contacting your internet service provider to request that they block your access to the website and/or bringing court proceedings against you.

Variation Down Arrow

Company may revise these terms and conditions from time-to-time. Revised terms and conditions will apply to the use of this website from the date of the publication of the revised terms and conditions on this website. Please check this page regularly to ensure you are familiar with the current version.

Assignment Down Arrow

Company may transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with Company rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions without notifying you or obtaining your consent. You may not transfer, sub-contract or otherwise deal with your rights and/or obligations under these terms and conditions.

Severability Down Arrow

If a provision of these terms and conditions is determined by any court or other competent authority to be unlawful and/or unenforceable, the other provisions will continue in effect. If any unlawful and/or unenforceable provision would be lawful or enforceable if part of it were deleted, that part will be deemed to be deleted, and the rest of the provision will continue in effect.

Entire agreement Down Arrow

These terms and conditions constitute the entire agreement between you and Company in relation to your use of this website and supersede all previous agreements in respect of your use of this website.

Law and jurisdiction Down Arrow

These terms and conditions will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the Republic of India, and any disputes relating to these terms and conditions will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Mumbai.

Please proceed only if you accept all the conditions enumerated herein above, out of your free will and consent.

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