Terms and Conditions

Blazing Star Media Pvt Ltd. is the sole and absolute owner of & maintains the website of The Kochi Post. Or https://kochipost.com/ (hereinafter “website”), and other mobile applications. This service is provided on an “As Is” basis & is continually under development.

Blazing Star Media Pvt Ltd./The Kochi Post./https://kochipost.com/ requires that all users/visitors to this site on the World Wide Web (the “Site”) adhere to these Terms & Conditions [T&C]
By accessing this Site you/user/visitor automatically confirm your acknowledgment & acceptance of these Terms and Conditions (T &C) which is the agreement between the parties.
Copyright/Trademarks
The trademarks, logos & service marks displayed on the Site are the property of Blazing Star Media Pvt Ltd/ The Kochi Post. & other parties. The title The Kochi Post Will be hitherto used instead of Blazing Star Media Pvt Ltd or https://kochipost.com/. Users are prohibited from using any Marks for any purpose including, but not limited to use as metatags on other pages or sites on the World Wide Web without the written permission of The Kochi Post. or such third party which may own the Marks. All information & content including any software programs available on or through the Site (“Content”) is protected by copyright. Users are prohibited from modifying, copying, distributing, transmitting, displaying, publishing, selling, licensing, creating derivative works or using any content available on or through the Site for commercial or public purposes.

Blazing Star Media Pvt Ltd & others grant you a limited licence to access and make personal use of this site but not for commercial purposes. We permit the use of materials on this website subject to due credit is given to The Kochi Post/kochipost.com. The use shall also be subject to non-commercial use and limited to personal or academic dissemination. (including on social media and use on all kinds of media). Copyright should be acknowledged. Such use should not infringe on the Intellectual Property Rights of any person. When using material on this website, proper attribution to authors and/or copyright holders must be given. User is granted a limited, revocable and non exclusive right to create hyperlinks to the home page or any other page of THE KOCHI POST. so long as any of these links do not portray The Kochi Post./https://kochipost.com/ or their videos or articles or services in a false, misleading, derogatory or offensive manner. You may not use The Kochi Post. logos or proprietary graphics or trademarks as part of the link without express permission.
No Warranties
ALL CONTENT ON THE SITE IS PROVIDED TO YOU “AS IS” WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY & FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, SECURITY OR ACCURACY. BLAZING STAR MEDIA PVT. LTD/ THE KOCHI POST. DOES NOT ENDORSE & IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY OF ANY OPINION, ADVICE OR STATEMENT MADE THROUGH THE SITE https://kochipost.com BY ANY PARTY OTHER THAN THE KOCHI POST. OTHER THAN AS REQUIRED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW,
UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCE WILL BLAZING STAR MEDIA PVT LTD/ THE KOCHI POST. BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A USER’S RELIANCE ON INFORMATION OBTAINED THROUGH THE SITE. IT IS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE USER TO EVALUATE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS OR USEFULNESS OF ANY OPINION, ADVICE OR OTHER CONTENT AVAILABLE ON/THROUGH THE SITE. PLEASE SEEK THE ADVICE OF PROFESSIONALS, AS APPROPRIATE, REGARDING THE EVALUATION OF ANY SPECIFIC OPINION, ADVICE OR OTHER CONTENT.
Limitation Of Liability
THE KOCHI POST. specifically disclaims any liability (whether based in contract, tort, strict liability or otherwise) for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential, or special damages arising out of or in any way connected with access to or use of the Site, including liability associated with any viruses which may infect a user’s computer equipment.
Privacy
Users are invited to submit comments, questions, ideas, reviews or any other information concerning The Kochi Post. and the website’s contents, provided they understand that such comments will be subject to moderation & The Kochi Post. reserves the right to remove or edit such content. All such submissions should not be illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory or infringing on privacy or on intellectual property rights of others.
Confidentiality Of User Communications
Except as required by law The Kochi Post. will maintain the confidentiality of all user communications which contain personal user information & which are transmitted directly to The Kochi Post. Postings by a user on any message board or in any chat room will not be protected as confidential.
Linked Internet Sites
The Kochi Post. prohibits caching, unauthorized hypertext links to the Site & the framing of any Content available through the Site. The Kochi Post. reserves the right to disable any unauthorized links or frames & specifically disclaims any responsibility for the Content available on any other Internet sites linked to the Site. Access to any other Internet sites linked to the Site is at the user’s own risk.
Postings
The Kochi Post. is under no obligation to review any messages, information or content (“Postings”) posted on the Site by users & assumes no responsibility or liability relating to any such Postings. Notwithstanding the above, The Kochi Post. may from time to time monitor the Postings on the Site & may decline to accept and/or remove any Postings that contain: Any unlawful, harmful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, profane, hateful, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable material of any kind, including, but not limited to, any material which encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law. Advertisements or solicitations of any kind., messages posted by users impersonating others, Personal information such as messages which state phone numbers, social security numbers, account numbers, addresses, or employer references, messages by non-spokesperson employees of The Kochi Post. purporting to speak on behalf of The Kochi Post., multiple messages placed within individual folders by the same user restating the same point, Chain letters /mails of any kind.
We reserve the right to revise these T&C at any time & Users are deemed to be apprised of & bound by any changes to these T&C The latest updated T&C would be posted on the Site.
Violation Of Terms &Conditions
The Kochi Post. reserves the right to seek all remedies available at law & in equity for violations of these T&C including the right to block access from a particular Internet address to the Site.
Access To Password Protected/Secure Areas
Access to & use of password protected and/or secure areas of the Site is restricted to authorized users only. Unauthorized individuals attempting to access these areas of the Site may be subject to prosecution.
Arbitration
Any dispute arising out of or in connection with this agreement, including any question regarding its existence, amendment, validity or termination, shall be referred to & finally resolved by arbitration in accordance with the Indian Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996. The arbitration shall be a “documents only”, evidence through affidavits “fast track” arbitration. The Tribunal shall consist of one (1) arbitrator to be appointed by Blazing Star Media Pvt Ltd/The Kochi Post. The exclusive seats of arbitration shall be Kochi, India & the language of the arbitration shall be English.
Governing Law
This agreement shall be governed by & construed in accordance with the laws of India.
User access to & use of the Site is subject to all applicable laws.
Jurisdiction
In respect of all matters/disputes arising out of, in connection with or in relation to this agreement, only the civil courts at Kochi, India shall have jurisdiction, to the exclusion of all other courts.
Publication
The Web site is deemed to be published from/at Kochi, India (irrespective of where it is accessed from).
IPR
All IPR in the content including the photos, videos and works belong to The Kochi Post.
Usage
Subscriber agrees that all their information being accessible to The Kochi Post. and/or third party. These information shall be used by The Kochi Post. for such other activities of The Kochi Post. as it may deem fit and proper. The privacy policy of the company shall be applicable to the subscriber.
Redressal
In the event of any grievances user can contact the [email protected] or write to us at the following address
The Kochi Post.
3rd Floor Chandrika Building
M G Road
Kochi-682011

Termination
We reserve the right to discontinue the service at our discretion and convenience.
Jurisdiction
All matters with respect to the Terms & Conditions are subject to the civil courts of Kochi.
Declaration by EU Users
“By Using our platform or registration for our service, you agree to our terms and conditions at your sole risk and responsibility”