Terms and Conditions / Service Agreement
Welcome to Bandhan Media, your trusted marriage media and marriage counselor in Bangladesh. This Agreement sets out the legally binding terms for your use of the Site and membership. This Agreement may be modified by its owner from time to time. The membership and rights of admissions are reserved.
The website bandhanmediabd.com is an advertising platform providing targeted advertising services for matchmaking alliances and replaces the traditional newspaper classified. The platform is for the personal use of individual members to advertise and promote their profiles for the purpose of finding relevant matches and cannot be used in connection with any commercial endeavors.
The Site is a serious matchmaking platform to seek a life partner and is not a casual dating site.
Access to the Bandhan Media website is free. However, we offer Several Membership packages wherein one can promote his/her Profile and at the same time we can assist him/her the best life partner.
In order to use the Service of Bandhan Media website, you must register as a member on the Website/ community sites/ mobile applications ("site of the website"). This Agreement is an electronic contract that establishes the legally binding terms you must accept to use the Site and to become a "Member." For purposes of this Agreement, the term "Member" means a person who voluntarily submits information to the Site whether such person uses the Service as a free member or a paid member.
To withdraw this consent, you must discontinue using our Service and delete your account.
To register as a member of Bandhan Media or use this Site, you must be legally competent and of legal marriageable age as per the laws of Bangladesh (currently, 18 years or over for females and 21 years or over for males).
The Bandhan Media site is only to facilitate personal advertisement for a lawful marriage alliance between persons who are legally competent to enter into matrimony under the laws to which they are subject. Membership in the Service is void where prohibited.
By using this Site, you represent and warrant that you have the right, consent, authority, and legal capacity to enter into this Agreement; submit relevant information to us; and that you are not prohibited or prevented by any applicable law for the time being in force or any order or decree or injunction from any court, tribunal or any such competent authority restraining you from entering into matrimony.
You further confirm that you, intent to seek a life partner and that you shall not use this site for casual dating. You also agree to abide by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If at any time Bandhan Media is of the opinion (in its sole discretion) or has any reason to believe that you are not eligible to become a member or that you have made any misrepresentation, bandhanmediabd.com reserves the right to forthwith terminate your membership and/or your right to use the Service without any refund to you of any of your unutilized subscription fee.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the login credentials you designate during the registration process, and you are solely responsible for all activities that occur under your account. You agree to immediately notify us of any disclosure or unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security, and ensure that you log out from your account at the end of each session.
Term and Termination:
This Agreement will be effective, valid, and subsisting as long as you use our Site.
You may terminate your membership at any time, for any reason by writing to bandhanmediabd.com. In the event you terminate your membership, you will not be entitled to a refund of any unutilized subscription fees, if any, paid by you, except where otherwise guaranteed in writing.
The term for the paid Membership would be in accordance with the type of membership undertaken.
In the event of business discontinuity, the Company shall refund 50% of the unused membership fees paid by you.
Non-Commercial Use by Members
The Site is for the personal use of individual members to advertise and promote their profiles for the purpose of generating accepts from relevant matches and cannot be used in connection with any commercial endeavors. This includes providing links to other websites, whether deemed competitive to bandhanmediabd.com or otherwise. Organizations, companies, and/or businesses cannot become Members of Bandhan Media and should not use the service of bandhanmediabd.com for any purpose. Illegal and/or unauthorized uses of the Site, including unauthorized framing of or linking to the Site will be investigated, and appropriate legal action will be taken, including without limitation, civil, criminal, and injunctive redress.
The owner of Bandhan Media reserves the right in its sole discretion to review the activity and status of each account and block access to the member based on such review.
Bandhan Media reserves the right at its sole discretion to restrict/suspend your free access to its website based on a review of the member's activity, status, or any such criteria bandhanmediabd.com may deem fit and proper with due intimation to you.
You hereby confirm that as on the date of this registration, you do not have any objection to receive emails, SMS/WhatsApp messages, and calls from bandhanmediabd.com and members of Bandhan Media as long as you are a registered member of bandhanmediabd.com including SMS permission for authenticating mobile verification wand transactions via OTP, sent by the Payment Gateway. This consent shall supersede any preferences set by you with or registration is done with the Do Not Disturb (DND Register)/ National Customer Preference Register (NCPR). This consent extends to emails, messages, or calls relating but not limited to phone number verification, the provision of matchmaking advertising service, matchmaking inquiries, and promotions.
Multiple profiles of the same person are not allowed on our Site. Bandhan Media reserves the right to deactivate all multiple profiles without any refund of subscription fees.
You confirm that the Content, information including the personal information provided by you is correct and accurate.
You are strongly advised to submit a copy of your National ID Card, Driving License, Passport, or any other Government-issued identity and adds a trust badge to your profile.
Except for the purpose of promoting/advertising your profile for matchmaking purposes, you cannot engage in advertising to or solicitation of, other Members to buy or sell any products or services through the Service.
You will not transmit any chain letters or junk email to other bandhanmediabd.com Members. Although we cannot always monitor the conduct of all its Members, it is also a violation of these rules to use any information obtained from other members in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person, or in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any Member without their prior explicit consent.
Bandhan Media reserves the right to take appropriate steps to protect its and/or its members from any abuse/misuse as it deems appropriate in its sole discretion.
You cannot use any automated processes, including IRC Bots, EXE's, CGI, or any other programs/scripts to view content on or communicate / contact/respond / interact with bandhanmediabd.com and/or its members.
The owner reserves the right to screen communications/advertisements that you may send to other Member(s) and also regulate the same by deleting unwarranted/obscene communications/advertisements at any time at its sole discretion without prior notice to any Member.
All members are expected to exercise simple precautions for their privacy and safety. A suggestive guideline of such precautions is enlisted under security tips "Be Safe Online". By becoming a Member you hereby agree to read, abide, and adhere to the said Tips.
Members who subscribe to the bandhanmediabd.com select service hereby, unconditionally and irrevocably confirm that you have read terms and conditions and agree to abide by them.
Proprietary Rights in the Content on bandhanmediabd.com
Bandhan Media owns and retains all proprietary rights in the bandhanmediabd.com website and its services. The website contains the copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information of bandhanmediabd.com, and its licensors. Except for that information which is in the public domain such as member profile or for which permission has been obtained from the user, you cannot copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any such proprietary information. Any such act or an attempted act on your part shall constitute a violation of this Agreement and your membership is liable to be terminated forthwith by bandhanmediabd.com without refund of any of your unused Subscription fees. Bandhan Media reserves the right to take legal action (civil and /or criminal) wherever applicable for any violations.
Content Posted on the Site
You understand and agree that bandhanmediabd.com may delete any listing, content, communication, photos, or profiles (collectively, "Content") that in the sole judgment of bandhanmediabd.com violate this agreement or which might be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of either bandhanmediabd.com and/or its Members.
With respect to Content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the website including but not limited to your contact details, you hereby unconditionally and irrevocably grant to bandhanmediabd.com the consent and license to use, store, distribute, reproduce, prepare derivative works of, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display such Content on the Site and to the members of bandhanmediabd.com community site(s) from time to time.
By submitting your success story you hereby expressly authorize bandhanmediabd.com to use, publish, and display your photographs and testimony on the website.
You understand and hereby agree that all information, data, text, photographs, graphics, communications, tags, or other Content whether publicly posted or privately transmitted or otherwise made available to bandhanmediabd.com are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated and shall be at the member's/person's sole risks and consequences. This means that you (and not bandhanmediabd.com) are solely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available via the Service. Bandhan Media does not control the Content posted via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity, or quality of such Content. We advise all User/s to independently verify the content /information posted by the other members before acting upon the same and under no circumstances will bandhanmediabd.com be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, transmitted or otherwise made available via the service.
Bandhan Media reserves the right to verify the authenticity of Content posted on the website. In exercising this right, bandhanmediabd.com may ask you to provide any documentary or other form of evidence supporting the Content you post on the Site. If you fail to produce such evidence to the satisfaction of the authority, Bandhan Media may, in its sole discretion, terminate your Membership without a refund.
The following is an indicative list of the kind of Content that is illegal or prohibited on the website. Bandhan Media will investigate and take appropriate legal action in its sole discretion against anyone who violates this Agreement, including without limitation, removing the offending communication /Content from the Service and terminating the Membership of such violators without a refund. Illegal and prohibitive Content includes Content which:
- is blatantly offensive to the community, such as Content that promotes racism, bigotry, hatred, or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
- harasses or advocates harassment of another person;
- involves the transmission of "junk mail", "chain letters," or unsolicited mass mailing or "spamming";
- promotes information that you know is false, misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory, or libelous;
- promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's copyrighted work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files;
- contains restricted or password-only access pages, or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);
- displays pornographic or sexually explicit material of any kind;
- provides material that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner, or solicits personal information from anyone under 18;
- provides instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses;
- solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users; and
- engages in commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, and pyramid schemes
You must use the bandhanmediabd.com service in a manner consistent with any and all applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations.
You cannot include in your Member profile, visible to other members, any telephone numbers, street addresses, URLs, and email addresses.
You cannot post, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights.
Without limiting the foregoing, if you believe that your work has been copied and posted on the Shaadi.com service in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us with the following information:
- an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest;
- a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed;
- a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Site;
- your address, telephone number, and email address;
- a written statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law;
- a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf.
Notice of claims of copyright infringement can be sent to us in writing to the Mumbai address located under the Help/Contact section on the site.
Your Interaction with other Members & Member Disputes
You can not personally communicate with other members of bandhanmediabd.com. We never disclose the contact information of one member to another. If you like any profile and want to communicate, you must ask the admin of Bandhanmediabd.com for further communication. The Admin may ask both parties to come to the office of Bandhan Media for further discussion. Bandhanmediabd.com reserves the right but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Members. We also reserve the right to take appropriate action against errant members. However, bandhanmediabd.com is not obliged to share such action with other members, including complainants. Bandhan Media expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for any transactions or interactions between the members.
For any reason, if the bandhanmediabd.com agrees to refund the amount paid for the subscription, in such an event the amount contributed to bandhanmediabd.com shall not be liable for a refund.
Bandhan Media is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate Content/listing posted on the website or in connection with the services of Bandhan Media, whether caused by Users, Members or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the service, nor for the conduct of any User and/or Member of the bandhanmediabd.com Service whether online or offline.
Bandhan Media assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, user and/or Member communications or any communications by bandhanmediabd.com to its members.
Bandhan Media is not responsible for any problems or technical malfunction of any telephone network or lines, computer on-line systems, servers or providers, computer equipment, software, failure of email or players on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet or at any web site or a combination thereof, including injury or damage to Users and/or Members or to any other person's computer related to or resulting and/or in connection with the bandhanmediabd.com service.
Under no circumstances will bandhanmediabd.com be responsible for any loss or damage resulting from anyone's use of the Site or the Service and/or any Content posted on the bandhanmediabd.com website or transmitted to bandhanmediabd.com members. You should not provide your financial information (for example, your credit card or bank account information), or wire or otherwise send money, to other Members.
The exchange of matchmaking profile(s) through or by “bandhanmediabd.com " is not a matrimonial offer and/or recommendation from/by bandhanmediabd.com. Bandhan Media shall not be responsible for any loss or damage to any individual arising out of, or subsequent to, any relations (including but not limited to matrimonial relations) established pursuant to the use of bandhanmediabd.com service.
The website and the service are provided "AS-IS" and bandhanmediabd.com expressly disclaims any warranty of fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Bandhanmediabd.com cannot guarantee and does not promise any specific results from use of the Site and/or the bandhanmediabd.com service. You understand that bandhanmediabd.com makes no guarantees, either express or implied, regarding compatibility with individuals you meet through the Service.
Bandhan Media expressly disclaims any liability or responsibility whatsoever and howsoever arising as a result of any Content/listing posted on the Site / made available to Shaadi.com by any Members or the users of the website or any third party.
We do not assume any responsibility or liability for any illegal Content posted on the website by any Members, users, or any third party.
All liability, whether civil or criminal arising out of any Content that is posted on the Site will be of that Member/user / third party who has Posted such Content and bandhanmediabd.com reserves its right to claim damages from such Member/ user / third party that it may suffer as a result of such Content Posted on the Site. Bandhan Media does not claim ownership of Content you submit or make available for inclusion on the Service.
Limitation on Liability:
In no event will bandhanmediabd.com be liable to you or any third person for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special, or punitive damages, including also lost profits arising from your use of the website or the services of Bandhan Media, even if bandhanmediabd.com has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, bandhanmediabd.com ‘liability to you for any cause whatsoever, and regardless of the form of the action, will at all times be limited to the amount paid, if any, by you to bandhanmediabd.com, for the Service during the term of membership.
If there is any dispute about or involving the website and/or the services, by using the Site, you unconditionally agree that all such disputes and/or differences will be governed by the laws of Bangladesh and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Competent Courts in Dhaka, Bangladesh only.
By becoming a Member of the bandhanmediabd.com service, you agree to receive certain specific emails from Bandhan Media. You can unsubscribe at any time for any reason quickly and easily by clicking on the unsubscribe link that will be enclosed in the mail. You can also manage your subscription to these emails using the My Alert Manager option.
This Agreement, accepted upon use of the website and further affirmed by becoming a Member of the bandhanmediabd.com service, contains the entire agreement between you and bandhanmediabd.com regarding the use of the Site and/or the Service. If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.
By becoming a member of bandhanmediabd.com and/or using the services of the website, you unconditionally and irrevocably confirm that you have read and understood the above provisions and agree to abide by them. If you are not agreeing to any of the above terms and conditions please refrain yourself from registering on the website.
This Agreement is an electronic document in terms of the provisions of ICT ACT 2006 and rules there under pertaining to electronic records as applicable and amended. This electronic record is generated by a computer system and does not require any physical or digital signatures.