Seller Terms of Use

This document is an electronic record in terms of Information Technology Act, 2000 (“IT Act, 2000”), the applicable rules there under 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.

This document is published in accordance with the provisions of Rule 3 (1) of the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 that require publishing the rules and regulations, privacy policy and Terms of Use for access to or usage of www.Build Buy.in website and mobile app.

Our website www.BUILD BUY.in (the “Website”) and our “BUILD BUY” application for mobile and handheld devices (the “App”). The Website and the App are jointly referred to as the “Services”, are owned by Hovercraft construction trade private limited (hereinafter referred to as 'Build Buy'), a company incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956, with its registered office at No:279/1 H.no:25/26,Rathna nilayam, Shankarappa gardens, Basavanagar, Adjacent to Tata sherwoodapartments, Bangalore, Karnataka 560037

For the purpose of the Terms of Use (hereinafter referred to as “ToU”), wherever the context so requires, ‘you’ and ‘your’ shall relate to any natural or legal person who has agreed to become a seller on the Website by providing registration data while registering on the Website using computer systems. The word ‘user’ shall collectively imply a seller, a buyer, and any visitor on the Website and the terms ‘we’, ‘us’ and ‘our’ shall mean Build Buy.

Your use of the services, and tools is governed by the following terms and conditions (ToU) including applicable policies incorporated herein by way of reference. If you transact on our services, you shall be subject to the policies that are applicable to the services for such a transaction. By mere use of the services you shall be contracting with Build Buy, and these terms and conditions including the policies constitute your binding obligations to Build Buy.

When you use any of the services provided by us through the Website including but not limited to (e.g. customer reviews) you will be subject to the rules, guidelines, policies, terms and conditions applicable to such services and they shall be deemed incorporated into the ToU and considered a part and parcel of the ToU. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify, add, or remove portions of the ToU at any time and without any prior written notice to you. It is your responsibility to review the ToU periodically for updates/changes. Your continued use of the Website following the changes will mean that you accept and agree to the revisions. As long as you comply with the ToU, we grant you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, and limited privilege to enter and use the Website.

ACCESSING, BROWSING, OR OTHERWISE USING THE WEBSITE OR THE APP INDICATES YOUR AGREEMENT WITH ALL THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS UNDER THE TOU. PLEASE READ THE TOU CAREFULLY BEFORE PROCEEDING. By impliedly or expressly accepting the ToU, you also accept and agree to be bound by Build Buy policies (including but not limited to Privacy Policy), as amended, from time to time.

Seller Eligibility

The use of the services is available only to persons who can form legally binding contracts under the Indian Contract Act, 1872. Persons who are "incompetent to contract" within the meaning of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 including minors, un-discharged insolvents etc. are not eligible to use the services. If you are a minor i.e. under the age of 18 years, you shall not register as a seller on the Services, transact or use the Services. Build Buy reserves the right to terminate your registration and/or refuse you access to the Services if it is brought to Build Buy's notice or discovered that you are under the age of 18 years. If you register as a business entity, you represent that you are duly authorized by the business entity to accept the ToU and you have the authority to bind the business entity to the ToU. Further, Sellers of certain categories may be required to submit a bank guarantee/performance guarantee and such requirement shall be intimated to the Seller at the time of on boarding with Build Buy . For you to be eligible to become an active seller on the Services, you shall fulfil the requirement on product listings as required and updated by Build Buy from time to time.

Your Account and Registration Obligations

If you use the Services, you shall be responsible for maintaining confidentiality of your display name, login and password details and all activities that occur with the use of your display name, login and password details. You agree that if you provide any information which is untrue, inaccurate, not current, or incomplete or we have reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current, incomplete, or not in accordance with the ToU, we shall have the right to indefinitely suspend, terminate or block you from accessing the Services. In addition to providing all the requisite information as stated above and such records / documents etc. as may be required, You agree to provide a proof of VAT registration at the time of registering as a seller on the Website. The requirement of providing a VAT registration is mandatory for all sellers on the Website.

Communications

When you use the Services or send emails, other data, information, or communication to us, you agree and understand that you are communicating with us through electronic records and you consent to receive communications via electronic records from us periodically or as and when required. We may communicate with you by email or any other mode of communication, electronic or otherwise.

Platform for Transaction and Communication

The Services are the platforms that users utilize to meet and interact with one another for their transactions. Build Buy is not and cannot be a party to or control in any manner any transaction between users on the Website.

Consequently:

  1. All commercial/contractual terms are offered by you and agreed upon between you and buyers alone. The commercial/contractual terms include price, payment methods and terms, date, period, and mode of delivery, and warranties, mandatory processes to be followed and after-sales services related to products and services. Build Buy does not determine, advice, have any control, or in any way involve itself in the offering or acceptance of such commercial/contractual terms between you and buyers.

  2. Build Buy does not make any representations or warranties regarding specifics (such as quality, value, and saleability) of the items or services proposed to be sold, offered to be sold or purchased on the Website or app. Build Buy does not implicitly or explicitly support or endorse the sale or purchase of any items and services on the Website or app. Build Buy accepts no liability for any errors or omissions, whether on behalf of itself or third parties.

  3. Build Buy is not responsible for any non-performance or breach of any contract between you and buyers. Build Buy cannot and does not guarantee that you and buyers concerned will perform transaction(s) concluded on the Website or app. Build Buy shall not and is not required to mediate or resolve disputes or disagreements between you and buyers.

  4. Build Buy does not make any representations or warranties regarding item-specifics (such as legal title, creditworthiness, identity, etc.) of any of its users. You are advised to independently verify the bona fides of any particular buyer you choose to deal with on the Website or app and use your best judgement in that regard.

  5. Build Buy does not at any point in time during a transaction between you and a buyer on the Website or app come into or take possession of any of the products or services offered by you, gain title to or have any rights or claims over the products or services offered by you to the buyer. However Build Buy has the rights to proceed ahead in terms of Order Cancellation, Closing and rescheduling as per the respective decided policies.

  6. At no time shall Build Buy hold any right/title to or interest in the items nor have any obligations or liabilities with respect to such a contract. Build Buy is not responsible for unsatisfactory or delayed performance of services, damages, or delays as a result of items which are out of stock, unavailable, or back-ordered.

  7. The Website is only a platform that can be utilized by you to reach a larger customer base to sell items or services. Build Buy only provides a platform for communication and it is agreed that the contract for sale of any products or services shall be a strictly bipartite contract between you and the buyer.

  8. You release and indemnify Build Buy and/or any of its officers and representatives from any cost, damage, liability or other consequence of any of the actions of the users on the Website or app and specifically waive any claims that you may have in this behalf under any applicable law. Notwithstanding its reasonable efforts in that behalf, Build Buy cannot control the information provided by other users which is made available on the Website. You may find other user's information to be offensive, harmful, inaccurate or deceptive. Please use caution and practice safe trading when using the Website and app. Please note that there may be risks in dealing with underage persons or people acting under false pretence.

Use of the Website

You agree and understand that Build Buy and the Website merely provide hosting services to its registered users and persons browsing/visiting the Website. All items advertised / listed and the contents therein are advertised and listed by registered users and are third party user generated contents. Build Buy neither originates nor initiates the transmission nor selects the sender and receiver of the transmission nor selects nor modifies the information contained in the transmission. Build Buy has no control over the third party user generated contents. Build Buy is merely an intermediary and does not interfere in the transaction between buyers and sellers.

You agree, undertake and confirm that your use of the Website shall be strictly governed by the following binding principles:

  1. You shall not host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information which:

(a) belongs to another person and over which you have no right;

(b) is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, bigotry, obscene, pornographic, paedophilic, libellous, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating to or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever, or unlawfully threatening or harassing, including but not limited to ‘indecent representation of women’ within the meaning of the Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986;

(c) is false, inaccurate or misleading in any way;

(d) is patently offensive to the online community, such as sexually explicit content or content that promotes obscenity, paedophilia, racism, bigotry, hatred, or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;

(e) harasses or advocates harassment of another person;

(f) involves the transmission of ‘junk mail’, ‘chain letters’, unsolicited mass mailing, or ‘spamming’;

(g) promotes illegal activity or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory, or libellous;

(h) infringes upon or violates any third party's rights [including but not limited to intellectual property rights, rights of privacy (including without limitation unauthorized disclosure of a person's name, email address, physical address, or phone number) or rights of publicity];

(j) contains restricted or password-only access pages, hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page);

(k) provides material that exploits people in a sexual, violent or otherwise inappropriate manner or solicits personal information from anyone;

(l) provides instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, providing or creating computer viruses;

(m) contains unauthorized videos, photographs or images of another person (whether a minor or an adult);

(n) tries to gain unauthorized access or exceeds the scope of authorized access to the Website, profiles, blogs, communities, account information, bulletins, friend requests, or other areas of the Website, or solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users on the Website;

(o) Engages in commercial activities and/or sales such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, pyramid schemes, or the buying or selling of ‘virtual’ items related to the Website without our prior written consent.

Throughout the ToU, Build Buy's prior written consent means a communication coming from Build Buy’s Legal Department in response to your request and specifically addressing the activities or conduct for which you have sought authorization;

(p) Solicits gambling or engages in any gambling activity which we, at our sole discretion, believe is or could be construed as being illegal;

(q) interferes with another’s use and enjoyment of the Website;

(r) Refers to any website/URL which, at our sole discretion, contains material that is inappropriate for the Website or any other website and content that is prohibited or violates the letter and spirit of ToU;

(s) Harms minors in any way;

(t) Infringes any patent, trademark, copyright, proprietary rights, third-party’s trade secrets, rights of publicity, or privacy, is fraudulent, or involves the sale of counterfeit or stolen items;

(u) violates any law for the time being in force;

(v) Deceives or misleads the addressee/ users about the origin of messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;

(w) Impersonates another person;

(x) contains software viruses or any other computer codes, files, or programs designed to interrupt, destroy, or limit the functionality of any computer resource; or contains any trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, easter eggs, or other computer programming routines that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, diminish value of, surreptitiously intercept, or expropriate any system, data, or personal information;

(y) threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation;

(z) shall, directly or indirectly, offer or attempt to offer trade or attempt to trade in any item which is prohibited or restricted in any manner under the provisions of any applicable law, rule, regulation or guideline for the time being in force;

(aa) shall create liability for us or cause us to lose (in whole or part) the services of our Internet Service Provider (“ISPs”) or other suppliers.

  1. You shall not use any ‘deep-link’, ‘page-scrape’, ‘robot’, ‘spider’, automatic device, program, algorithm, methodology, or any similar or equivalent manual process to access, acquire, copy, monitor any portion of the Website or content or in any way reproduce, or circumvent the navigational structure, presentation of the Website, or any content to obtain or attempt to obtain any material, documents, or information through any means not purposely made available through the Website. We reserve our right to bar any such activities.

  2. You shall not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any portion or feature of the Website, other systems, networks connected to the Website, server, computer, network, or the services offered on or through the Website by hacking, password ‘mining’, or any other illegitimate means.

  3. You shall not probe, scan or test the vulnerability of the Website or any network connected to the Website or breach the security, authentication measures on the Website or any network connected to the Website. You may not reverse look-up, trace or seek to trace information on any other user of or visitor to Website (including any account on the Website that is not owned by you) or to its source or exploit the Website, any service, information made available, or offered by or through the Website in any way where the purpose is to reveal any information (including but not limited to personal identification or information other than your own information) provided by the Website.

  4. You shall not make any negative, denigrating, or defamatory statement(s)/comment(s) about us, the brand name or domain name used by us, including the terms Build Buy, Build Buy.in, or otherwise engage in any conduct or action that might tarnish the image or reputation of Build Buy or sellers on the platform or otherwise tarnish or dilute any Build Buy trade mark, service marks, trade name and/or goodwill associated with such trade, service marks or trade name as may be owned or used by us. You agree that you will not take any action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the infrastructure of the Website or Build Buy’s systems, networks, or any systems or networks connected to Build Buy.

  5. You agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website, any transaction being conducted on the Website or any other person’s use of the Website.

  6. You may not forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers in order to disguise the origin of any message, transmittal you send to us on or through the Website, or any service offered on or through the Website. You may not pretend that you are or represent someone else or impersonate any other individual or entity.

  7. You may not use the Website or any content for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by the ToU or to solicit the performance of any illegal activity or other activity which infringes the rights of Build Buy and/or others.

  8. You shall at all times ensure full compliance with the applicable provisions of the Information Technology Act, 2000, and the rules thereunder as applicable and amended from time to time and also all applicable domestic laws, rules and regulations (including the provisions of any applicable Exchange Control Laws or Regulations in force) and International Laws, Foreign Exchange Laws, Statutes, Ordinances and Regulations (including, but not limited to Sales Tax/ VAT, Income Tax, Octroi, Service Tax, Central Excise, Custom Duty, Local Levies) and obtain the necessary licences and permits regarding your use of our Website, service and/or tools and your listing, purchase, solicitation of offers to purchase, and sale of items or services. You shall not engage in any transaction in an item or service, which is prohibited by the provisions of any applicable law including exchange control laws or regulations for the time being in force. In particular you shall ensure that if any of your items listed on the Website qualifies as an "Antiquity" or "Art treasure" as defined in the Act ("Artwork"), you shall indicate that such Artwork is "non-exportable" and sold subject to the provisions of the Antiquities and Art Treasures Act, 1972, and shall ensure that it is not delivered to any buyer at any place outside India.

  9. Solely to enable us to use the information you provide us with and so that we do not violate any rights you might have in your information, you agree to grant us a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, and sub-licensable (through multiple-tiers) right to exercise the copyright, publicity or database rights or any other rights you have in your information or in any media now known or not currently known with respect to your information. We will only use your information in accordance with the ToUand privacy policy applicable to the use of the Website.

  10. From time to time you shall be responsible for providing information relating to the items or services proposed to be sold by you. In this connection, you undertake that all such information shall be accurate in all respects. You shall not exaggerate or over emphasize the attributes of such items or services so as to mislead other users on the Website in any manner.

  11. You shall not engage in advertising or solicitation of other sellers on the Website to buy or sell any products or services, including but not limited to products or services related to what is displayed on the Website. You may not transmit any chain letters or unsolicited commercial or junk email to other users via the Website. It shall be a violation of the ToU to use any information obtained from the Website in order to harass, abuse, or harm others or contact, advertise and sell to or solicit persons other than those who have chosen to buy from you. In order to protect our users from such advertising or solicitation, we reserve the right to restrict the number of messages or emails which a seller may send to other users in any 24-hour period, which we deem appropriate at our sole discretion. You understand that we have the right at all times to disclose any information (including the identity of the persons who have provided information or material on the Website) as necessary to satisfy any law, regulation, or valid governmental request. This may include, without limitation, disclosure of the information in connection with the investigation of an alleged illegal activity or its solicitation and/or response to a lawful court order or subpoena. In addition, we can (and you hereby expressly authorized us to) disclose any information about you to law enforcement or other government officials as we, at our sole discretion, deem necessary or appropriate in connection with the investigation and/or resolution of possible crimes, especially those that may involve personal injury. We reserve the right, but have no obligation, to monitor the material posted on the Website. Build Buy shall have the right, at its sole discretion, to remove or edit any content that violates or is alleged to violate any applicable law or either the spirit or letter of the ToU. Notwithstanding this right, YOU REMAIN SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONTENT OF THE MATERIAL YOU POST ON THE WEBSITE AND IN YOUR PRIVATE MESSAGES. Please be advised that such content posted does not reflect Build Buy’s views. In no event shall Build Buy assume or have any responsibility or liability for any content posted on the Website or claims, damages, or losses resulting from its use and/or appearance of it on the Website. You hereby represent and warrant that you have necessary rights to all the content you provide and all information it contains and that such content shall not infringe any proprietary or other rights of third parties or contain any misleading, libellous, tortuous, or otherwise unlawful information.

  12. Your correspondence or business dealings with or participation in the promotion of advertisers on or through the Website (including payment and delivery of related products or services, any other terms, conditions, warranties, or representations associated with such dealings) are solely between you and such advertisers. We shall not be responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of such dealings or the presence of such advertisers on the Website.

  13. It is possible that other users (including unauthorized persons or ‘hackers’) may post or transmit offensive or obscene material on the Website and that you may be involuntarily exposed to such material. It is also possible for others to obtain personal information about you due to your use of the Website and use such information to harass or injure you. We do not approve of such unauthorized uses but by using the Website, you acknowledge and agree that we are not responsible for the use of any personal information that you publicly disclose or share with others on the Website. Please carefully select the type of information that you publicly disclose or share with others on the Website.

  14. Build Buy shall have all the rights to take necessary action and claim damages that may occur due to your involvement/participation in any way on your own or through group(s) of people, intentionally or unintentionally, in DoS (denial of service) / DDoS (Distributed Denial of Services).

Selling

As a registered seller, you shall list item(s) for sale on the Website in accordance with the policies which are incorporated by way of reference in this ToU. You must be legally able to sell the item(s) you list for sale on our Website and must have all the necessary licences and permits required for such sale. You must ensure that the listed items do not infringe upon the intellectual property, trade secret or other proprietary rights or rights of publicity or privacy rights of third parties. Listings may only include text descriptions, graphics and pictures that describe your item for sale. All items must be listed in an appropriate category on the Website. All listed items must be kept in stock for successful fulfilment of sales. The listing description of the item must not be misleading and must describe actual condition of the product. If the item description does not match the actual condition of the item, you agree to refund any amount that you may have received from the buyer. You agree not to list a single product in multiple quantities across various categories on the Website. Build Buy reserves the right to delete such multiple listings of the same product listed by you in various categories.

For Value Added Services (“VAS”) sold by Sellers such as Extended Warranty or Damage Protection Plans which can be sold only along with the principal product, the coverage of Extended Warranty shall commence from the date on which the manufacturer warranty on the principal product ends and the coverage of Damage Protection Plans shall commence from the date of delivery of the principal product to the Buyer. Seller agrees to honor claims raised by the Buyer in this regard from such above mentioned dates.

Plant Operations and Procedures:

In case of the products like ready mix concrete or any form of concrete which are supplied from the manufacturing plants, the suppliers have to accept, comply and agree to some predefined procedures developed by Build Buy and should not fail in following them in any time. The relationship of the Build Buy and the sellers holds good only if these prescribed procedures are followed.

Supplier has to install Build Buy's software in their plant and shall not make any effort to tamper with the software. If in any case tampering of the product is brought to notice of Build Buy, Build Buy has rights to indefinitely stop your access to the website and cancel all exsisting orders placed on you and redirect them to other concrete providers.Build Buyalso has rights to inform buyers on the above to assess supplier’s integrity. Supplier has to have internet connection when the production is being made against an order from Build Buy. Supplier has to start production based on the alert sent by Build Buy through any electronic or other forms of communication. Supplier has to get all his mix designs tested by a 3rd party before they can put their mixes on portal. The mixes will only be approved by Build Buy when the certification has been uploaded against respective mix.
Supplier has to regularly update calibration reports of the batching plant, compression testing machine and other equipments before they expire, failing to do so will result in temporary removal of the supplier from the portal. Supplier has to make cubes for all the vehicles that are send for Build Buy orders, properly cure them, test at 7 and 28 days and upload pictures related to them respectively. Supplier has to follow the procedure devised by Build Buy for naming the cubes. Supplier has to have a mobile charging points in working condition in all the vehicles used for carrying concrete. Supplier has to agree to the incentive plans for drivers and plant co-ordinators designed by Build Buy. Supplier is responsible to delete the employees whoever have left their organization in order to protect their transactions, since it is beyond Builduy’s control. Suppliers have to agree to the cube casting, curing and testing procedure specified by Build Buy.

Suppliers have to comply to use and follow the bidding procedure formulated by the Build Buy. If buyers place the order/bid request in the Build Buy website, the following points have to be strictly followed and complied.

If buyer cancels, or postpones the order request, Build Buy will be no way responsible for the actions of the buyer. If a supplier wins an auction, then they agree that they have the capacity to supply and will definitely supply the required quantity of supply in the requested time.
Supplier has to quote for the auctions only if he has the capacity to deliver the requested quantity in the requested time and accepts all the conditions specified by the buyer if any. Supplier has to respond to give any quotation in the given time frame only, time will not be extended under any circumstances. However buyer/Build Buy holds all rights to remove or complete an auction. Supplier has to make sure that he respond to the request placed by the buyer as soon as possible. In case the supplier is unable to supply, then on priority basis the request will be shifted to next supplier. Once this action takes place, the initial supplier cannot get that request back. In case of any tampering of the documentation is noticed and verified by Build Buy regarding any supplier, then that supplier will immediately be taken off from the portal and the same information will be sent to all the other buyers registered in build buy. Build Buy is not responsible for supply in case of internet failure at supplier’s site. Build buy is not responsible in case supplier supplies beyond credit limit. Build buy is not responsible in case if the fleet of the supplier doesn't comply with the document requirement and RTO standards.

Content Posted on the Website

All text, graphics, seller interfaces, visual interfaces, photographs, trademarks, logos, sounds, music and artwork, notes, messages, emails, billboard postings, drawings, profiles, opinions, ideas, images, videos, audio files, other material or information (collectively ‘content’) are third-party generated content and Build Buy has no control over such third-party generated content as Build Buy is merely an intermediary for the purposes of this ToU. Except as expressly provided in the ToU, no part of the Website and content may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, publicly displayed, encoded, translated, transmitted or distributed in any way (including ‘mirroring’) to any other computer, server, website or other medium for publication, distribution or any commercial enterprise without Build Buy’s prior written consent.

You may use the information on the products and services made available on the Website for downloading provided you:

(1) do not remove any proprietary notice language in all copies of such documents;

(2) use such information only for your personal, non-commercial informational purpose and do not copy or post such information on any networked computer or broadcast it to any media;

(3) make no modifications to any such information; and

(4) do not make any additional representations or warranties relating to such documents.

You shall be responsible for any content posted or transmitted on the Website by you. Such content will become our property and you grant us the worldwide, perpetual and transferable rights in such content. We shall be entitled to, consistent with our privacy policy as adopted in accordance with applicable law, use the content or any of its elements for any type of purpose forever, including, but not limited to, promotional and advertising purposes in any media, whether now known or hereafter devised or the creation of derivative work. You agree that any content you post may be used by us, consistent with our privacy policy and rules of conduct on the Website as mentioned herein, and you are not entitled to any payment or other compensation for such use.

Limited License

Build Buy grants seller a limited, non-transferable, non-exclusive, non-sub licensable, non-assignable and personal license to use "Powered by Build Buy" and/or “Build Buy.in” name and/or logo on seller’s invoice for transactions concluded on the Website. Further, Build Buy grants seller a limited, non-transferable, non-exclusive, non-sublicensable, non-assignable and personal license to use “Build Buy.in” name and/or logo on packing material used by seller for delivery of Products sold on the Website.

Privacy

Protection of your privacy is of utmost importance to us. We understand clearly that you and your personal information are among our most important assets. We store and process your information including any sensitive financial information collected (as defined under the IT Act, 2000), if any, on computers that may be protected by physical as well as reasonable technological security measures and procedures in accordance with the IT Act, 2000, and the rules thereunder. Our current privacy policy is available on "Link"If you object to your information being transferred or used in this manner, please do not use the Website.

We may share personal information with our other corporate entities and affiliates. These entities and affiliates may market to you as a result of such sharing unless you explicitly opt-out.

We may disclose personal information to third parties. This disclosure may be required for us to provide you access to our Services, to comply with our legal obligations, to enforce our User Agreement, to facilitate our marketing and advertising activities, or to prevent, detect, mitigate, and investigate fraudulent or illegal activities related to our Services. We do not disclose your personal information to third parties for their marketing and advertising purposes without your explicit consent.

We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process. We may disclose personal information to law enforcement offices, third party rights owners, or others in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to: enforce our Terms or Privacy Policy; respond to claims that an advertisement, posting or other content violates the rights of a third party; or protect the rights, property or personal safety of our users or the general public.

We and our affiliates will share / sell some or all of your personal information with another business entity should we (or our assets) plan to merge with, or be acquired by that business entity, or re-organization, amalgamation, restructuring of business. Should such a transaction occur that other business entity (or the new combined entity) will be required to follow this privacy policy with respect to your personal information.

Payment

  1. Transactions, transaction price and all commercial terms such as delivery, dispatch of products and/or services are as per principal to principal bipartite contractual obligations between sellers and buyers and the payment facility is merely used by sellers and buyers to facilitate the completion of transactions. Use of the payment facility shall not render Build Buy liable or responsible for non–delivery, non-receipt, non-payment, damage, breach of representations and warranties, non-provision of after-sales or warranty services or fraud as regards the products and/or services listed on the Website.

  2. You have specifically authorized Build Buy or its service providers to collect, process, facilitate, and remit payments and/or the transaction price electronically or through cash on delivery (CoD) to and from buyers in respect of transactions through payment facility. Your relationship with Build Buy is on a principal to principal basis and by accepting the ToU, you agree that Build Buy is an independent contractor for all purposes and does not have control of or liability for the products or services that are listed on the Website and paid for by using the payment facility. Build Buy does not guarantee the identity of any User nor does it ensure that a buyer or a seller will complete a transaction.

  3. You understand, accept, and agree that the payment facility provided by Build Buy is neither a banking nor financial service, but merely a facilitator providing an electronic, automated online electronic payment facility for receiving payment, or cash on delivery (CoD) payment, collection and remittance for transactions on the Website using the existing authorized banking infrastructure and credit card payment gateway (PG) network. Further, by providing payment facility, Build Buy neither acts as a trustee nor fiduciary with respect to transaction or transaction price.

It is hereby clarified that cash on delivery (COD) option may not be available for select products or categories, at Build Buy’s sole discretion.

4.Fee Policy: All the suppliers have to agree, comply and accept the 3% (Three percent) of the sale value which has to be paid to Build Buy as convenience fee or commission. If the payment is made by the buyer at the time of buying the product, Build Buy shall take its commission amount in terms of percentage and deliver/transact the remaining to the seller. In case of the transactions where the buyer is making the payment directly to the seller, seller has to be transparent and communicate the information about the payment to the Build Buy. Seller must pay/transact the agreed percentage of sale value to the Build Buy post sale payment. In case of default of payments to the Build Buy, it may result in cancelling the membership of the seller from the Build Buy.

Collection of the payments from the buyer is sole responsibility of the seller unless and otherwise stated in the terms of the transaction. Build Buy is not responsible for the default of payment from the buyer in any condition and circumstance.

Payment Facility for Sellers:

  1. You, as a seller, shall be required to dispatch the products and/or services for every transaction to the buyer within the time period as provided in the policies to ensure that the products and/or services are delivered in a timely manner. Further, you will solely be responsible for undertaking transit insurance for products sold on the Website. For avoidance of doubt, Build Buy will not be responsible for undertaking any insurance(s) for products sold by sellers on the Website. It is hereby clarified and agreed by the seller that Build Buy is merely a facilitator so far logistic services are concerned and logistic services are provided by the supplier/logistic partner. Further, as and when the goods are shipped through such Logistic Partner, seller shall enter into a bi-partite contract with the Logistic Partner and Build Buy shall not be a party to such contract / transaction and all rights / liabilities / obligations with respect to such logistic services shall be between seller and Logistic Partner.

  2. Seller shall provide dispatch details and details of after-sales services related to products and services to Build Buy in such a manner and within a time period as provided in the policies, failing which the transaction shall stand cancelled.

  3. Seller shall dispatch the products and/or services using only an approved delivery channel which provides appropriate ‘proof of dispatch’ & ‘proof of delivery’ (PoDs) documentation. Such PoD documentation relating to delivery should be maintained by a seller for a period of twelve (12) months from the date of dispatch. The PoDs should be furnished to Build Buy on demand within the time frame as notified from time to time.

  4. Seller agrees that the dispatch details shall be true, correct, and duly authorized and shall not be misleading, fraudulent, false, unauthorized, illegal and shall not contain any misrepresentation of facts.

  5. In case a seller fails to provide dispatch details or provides dispatch details not complying with policies, it shall result in consequences as more specifically stated in the policies and may lead to suspension and/or termination of seller account.

  6. Seller agrees that the transaction price paid by a buyer will be remitted to a seller’s bank account contingent upon the following events:

a) Buyer confirms the delivery of products and/or services in the transaction and the quality of the product is satisfactory and according to IS 10262-2009 in case of sale of concrete in any form.

b) Buyer does not take any action on payment facility to confirm delivery within such a time period as provided in the policies despite confirmation of dispatch of products and/or services by a seller to the buyer;

c) Buyer’s refund claim is rejected by Build Buy due to any breach of the ToU, policies, and any applicable law;

d) Remittances to a seller (after deduction of commissions at applicable rates) for successful transactions under promotional offers [PO] may be made in multiple transactions through its bank accounts and would be in compliance with directions issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for opening and operation of accounts and settlement of payments for electronic payment transactions involving intermediaries vide its notification RBI/2009-10/231 DPSS.CO.PD.No.1102 / 02.14.08/ 2009-10 dated November 24, 2009 (‘RBI Intermediary Guidelines”).

[PO] Promotional offers are marketing activities as part of which buyers are offered discounts or free products provided they meet the offer criteria. These could be referred to under the Build Buy Promotions section on the seller portal.

Remittances to a seller for CoD transactions (after deduction of commissions at applicable rates) shall be made through cheque/demand draft or online bank transfer which may be in multiple transactions through its bank accounts; to the seller’s bank account in accordance with transaction timelines prescribed in clause (e) herein below.

e) Transaction Timelines: Transaction on the Website shall be deemed to be complete only once the following action items are concluded by the respective parties as detailed below: Action Item Days




Sl. No

Action Item

Days

1

Seller to produce and dispatch the product(s) sold

As specified in the order

2

Supplier/ Logistics partner to deliver (install, wherever applicable) the product(s) sold (post step 1)

As specified in the order

3

Buyer to confirm (post step 2) (28 day strength testing period)

28 days

 

Once the transaction is completed as stated above, the remittance to seller shall be made in accordance with RBI Intermediary Guidelines.

Prepaid Payment Instruments

Build Buy may, either itself or through third-party service providers, offer prepaid instruments as a payment option for transactions on the Website to users. Any purchases by buyers on the Website using the prepaid instruments shall be governed by the following terms and conditions:

Such prepaid instruments may be used to make payments for the products purchased on the Website Such prepaid instruments can be redeemed by buyers by selecting the payment mode as may be provided on the Website. If the order value exceeds the amount of such prepaid instruments, the balance must be paid by the respective buyer via Credit Card/Debit Card /Internet Banking. COD shall not be available as payment option for such transactions. If the order value is less than the amount of such prepaid instruments, the outstanding balance (after deduction of order value) will reflect as credit balance for such prepaid instruments. Prepaid instruments and any unused balance of such prepaid instruments shall expire 1 year from the date of their issue. Prepaid instruments cannot be redeemed for Cash. Build Buy is not responsible if prepaid instruments are lost, stolen, or used without permission. Buyers can combine and use a maximum of 3 prepaid instruments per order. They can be combined with promotional codes. Purchases of prepaid instruments are not eligible for cashback offers. All sellers on the Website will accept this prepaid instrument as a payment instrument. Build Buy will be responsible for making payments to seller in case the payment has been made through payment gateway or COD method only. Build Buy will not be responsible for making payments to seller in case the payment transaction has happened in between seller and buyer post sale of a product. Charges

Registration on the Website is free. Build Buy does not charge any fee for browsing/registering on the Website. However, before you list an item for sale through the Website, we request you to review our fee policy, which is hereby incorporated by reference into this ToU. Build Buy reserves the right to change its fee policy from time to time. In particular, Build Buy may, at its sole discretion, introduce new services and modify some or all of the existing services offered on the Website. In such an event, Build Buy reserves the right to introduce fees for the new services offered or amend/introduce fees for existing services, as the case may be. Changes to the fee policy shall be posted on the Website and such changes shall automatically become effective immediately after they are posted on the Website. Unless otherwise stated, all fees shall be quoted in Indian Rupees (INR) and payable to Build Buy. You shall be solely responsible for compliance with all applicable laws, including those in India, for making payments to Build Buy.

Taxes: You are responsible for paying all fees associated with the use of the Website and you agree to bear any and all applicable taxes, charges, cesses etc. levied thereon.

Rules for Express Remittance for Qualified sellers 1. A seller agrees that Build Buy may offer to provide Express Remittance to qualified sellers. Express Remittance shall be subject to RBI Intermediary Guidelines and arrangements/directions of the nodal bank. Build Buy, at its sole discretion, may make such an offer to qualified sellers and the same shall not be construed as a right but only as a privilege. Qualified sellers understand that Build Buy reserves the right to withdraw Express Remittance at any time for any violation of the ToU or Build Buy’s policies and/or failure by qualified sellers to maintain or comply with the parameters as may be decided by Build Buy from time to time.

  1. A seller expressly agrees that issuing correct and complete invoice is the sole and primary responsibility of a seller. Furthermore, seller shall ensure that invoices state ‘Powered by Build Buy’ and failing to do so, a seller shall be liable to chargebacks (as applicable).

  2. In case of any chargebacks levied by the bank, Build Buy shall have the right to deduct such chargebacks from seller remittances, present and future, and a seller’s only remedy will be to discuss and resolve the same with the bank. A seller hereby agrees to extend full co-operation in resolving the chargeback disputes raised by a buyer through the bank and shall provide necessary documentation regarding the transaction to the complete satisfaction of the bank. In case the chargeback is ruled against a seller, Build Buy shall be entitled and authorized to recover the same from the seller to its fullest extent and the bank’s decision shall be final and binding in this regard. In the event Build Buy has made any excess payment to seller inadvertently, such excess payments shall be set-off from any future payments payable by Build Buy to the seller.

  3. Build Buy may delay notifying the payment confirmation, i.e. informing seller to dispatch if Build Buy deems suspicious or a buyer conducts high transaction volumes to ensure safety of the transaction and transaction price. In addition, Build Buy may hold transaction price and not inform seller to dispatch or remit transaction price to law enforcement officials (instead of refunding the same to a buyer) at the request of law enforcement officials or in the event of a buyer being engaged in any form of illegal activity.

  4. Sellers acknowledge that Build Buy will not be liable for any damages, interests, claims etc. resulting from not processing a transaction/transaction price or any delay in processing a transaction/transaction price that is beyond the control of Build Buy.

  5. Build Buy shall make payments into the bank account provided by a seller during the seller registration process. Once Build Buy has made payments into such a bank account number, Build Buy shall be discharged of any/all liabilities towards the seller and the seller shall not be eligible for any claims whatsoever.

Compliance with Laws:

  1. Seller shall comply with all the applicable laws (including without limitation Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 and the rules made and notifications issued there under and the Exchange Control Manual as may be issued by Reserve Bank of India from time to time, Customs Act, Information and Technology Act, 2000 as amended by the Information Technology (Amendment ) Act 2008, Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 and the rules made there under, Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 1976 and the rules made there under, Income Tax Act, 1961 and the rules made there under, Legal Metrology Act, 2009 and the rules made thereunder, Export Import Policy of Government of India) and obtain the necessary licences and permits applicable to them [including the licences under the Foods Safety and Standards Act, 2006 for sale of products under Food and Nutrition category] for using Payment Facility and Website.

  2. All online bank transfers from valid bank accounts are processed using the gateway provided by the respective issuing bank that supports payment facility to provide these services to the users. All such online bank transfers on payment facility are also governed by the terms and conditions agreed to between a seller buyer and the respective issuing bank.

Intellectual Property Rights:

It is hereby specifically recorded that the copyright and other intellectual property on music available on the Website is the sole and exclusive property of third parties. Sellers represent and warrant that sellers are authorized by such third parties to upload music on the Website for license of use to end customers. Intellectual property rights for the purpose of the ToU shall always mean and include copyrights, whether registered or not, patents including rights of filing patents, trademarks, trade names, trade dresses, house marks, collective marks, associate marks and the right to register them, designs -- both industrial and layout -- geographical indicators, moral rights, broadcasting rights, displaying rights, distribution rights, selling rights, abridged rights, translating rights, reproducing rights, performing rights, communicating rights, adapting rights, circulating rights, protected rights, joint rights, reciprocating rights and infringement rights. All those intellectual property rights arising as a result of domain names, internet or any other right available under applicable law shall vest in the domain of Build Buy as the owner of such domain names. The parties hereto agree and confirm that no part of any intellectual property rights mentioned hereinabove is transferred in the name of users and any intellectual property rights arising as a result of these presents shall also be in the absolute ownership, possession, and our control or control of its licensors, as the case may be. You shall promptly notify us in writing upon your discovery of any unauthorized use or infringement.

Product Description

Build Buy does not warrant that product description or other content on the Website is accurate, complete, reliable, current, or error-free and assumes no liability in this regard.

Audits

Build Buy shall have the right to inspect and audit seller’s records and premises / place of business through itself or through Build Buy approved third party testing agencies. Cost of such audit shall solely be borne by Build Buy unless audit reflects discrepancy in seller accounts / non-compliance with Build Buy’s seller policies, in which case cost of audit shall be borne by the seller.

Breach

Without limiting other remedies, we may limit your activity, immediately remove your information, warn other users of your actions immediately, temporarily/indefinitely suspend/terminate/block your account and/or refuse you access to the Website in the event of, including but not limited to, the following:

  1. if you breach the ToU, privacy policy or other policies (if any);

  2. if we are unable to verify or authenticate any information you provide; or

  3. if it is believed that your actions may cause legal liability for you, other users, or us;

We may at any time, at our sole discretion, reinstate suspended sellers. A seller that has been suspended or blocked may not register or attempt to register with us or use the Website in any manner whatsoever until such time that such a seller is reinstated by us. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if you breach the ToU, privacy policy or other rules and policies, we reserve the right to recover any amounts due and owed by you to us and take strict legal action, including but not limited to a referral to the appropriate police or other authorities for initiating criminal or other proceedings against you.

CONSEQUENCES OF SUSPENSION/BLACKISTING

Liability of the Seller to honour and provide after sales support to buyers who have purchased product(s) /service(s) from Sellers on Build Buy shall survive perpetually even if the Seller has been suspended/blacklisted by Build Buy or has ceased to be a Seller on the Website, for any reason whatsoever, provided that:

     I.       Full payment has been remitted to the Seller for the specific product(s) /service(s) purchased by the buyer for which after sales request has been raised;

    II.       The product(s) /service(s) purchased by the buyer has been put to use in accordance with the product/service manual or are within the warranty/service period associated with the purchase of product(s) /service(s) when the after sale support request is raised and the after sale support request is not disqualified for due to any reason mentioned at the time of sale of the product(s) /service(s).

Indemnity

You shall indemnify and hold harmless Build Buy its owner, licensee, affiliates, subsidiaries, group companies (as applicable) and their respective officers, directors, agents, and employees from any claim, demand, or actions including reasonable attorneys' fees made by any third party or penalty imposed due to or arising out of your breach of the ToU, privacy policy and other policies or your violation of any law, rules, regulations or the rights (including infringement of intellectual property rights) of a third party, any kind of damages caused to client and general public who are directly or indirectly effected due to deficiency in your product and service Quality (as specified in the order).

Trademark complaint

Build Buy respects the intellectual property of others. In case you feel that your trademark has been infringed, you can write to Build Buy at HOVERCRAFT@BUILDBUY.IN

Copyright complaint

Build Buy respect the intellectual property of others. In case you feel that your work has been copied in any way that constitutes copyright infringement you can write to Build Buy at "link"

Trademark, Copyright and Restriction

The Website is controlled and operated by Build Buy and products are sold by respective registered sellers. All material on the Website, including images, illustrations, audio clips, and video clips, are protected by copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights. You must not copy, reproduce, republish, upload, post, transmit, or distribute Build Buy’s or other sellers’ material in any way, including by email or other electronic means and whether, directly or indirectly, you must not assist any other person to do so. Without the prior written consent of the owner, modification or use of the material on any other website/networked computer environment or for any purpose other than personal, non-commercial use is a violation of the copyrights, trademarks, and other proprietary rights is prohibited. Any use for which you receive any remuneration, whether money or otherwise, is a commercial use for the purposes of this clause.

Limitation of Liability

IN NO EVENT SHALL BUILD BUY BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND IN CONNECTION WITH THE TOU, EVEN IF BUILD BUY HAS BEEN INFORMED IN ADVANCE OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.

Applicable Law

The ToU shall be governed, interpreted, and construed in accordance with the laws of India. The place of jurisdiction shall exclusively be Bangalore.

Jurisdictional Issues/Sale in India Only

Unless otherwise specified, the material on the Website is presented solely for the purpose of sale in India. Build Buy makes no representation that the material on the Website is appropriate or available for use in other locations/countries other than India. Those who choose to access the Website from other locations/countries other than India do so on their own initiative and Build Buy is not responsible for supply of products/refund for the products ordered from other locations/countries other than India and compliance with local laws, if and to the extent local laws are applicable.

Privacy Policy

We value the trust you place in us. That's why we insist upon the highest standards for secure transactions and customer information privacy. Please read the following statement to learn about our information gathering and dissemination practices.

Note: Our privacy policy is subject to change at any time without notice. To make sure you are aware of any changes, please review this policy periodically.

By visiting this Website you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree please do not use or access our Website.

By mere use of the Website, you expressly consent to our use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and subject to the Terms of Use.

Collection of Personally Identifiable Information and other Information When you use our Website, we collect and store your personal information which is provided by you from time to time. Our primary goal in doing so is to provide you a safe, efficient, smooth and customized experience. This allows us to provide services and features that most likely meet your needs, and to customize our Website to make your experience safer and easier. More importantly, while doing so we collect personal information from you that we consider necessary for achieving this purpose.

In general, you can browse the Website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. Once you give us your personal information, you are not anonymous to us. Where possible, we indicate which fields are required and which fields are optional. You always have the option to not provide information by choosing not to use a particular service or feature on the Website. We may automatically track certain information about you based upon your behaviour on our Website. We use this information to do internal research on our users' demographics, interests, and behaviour to better understand, protect and serve our users. This information is compiled and analysed on an aggregated basis. This information may include the URL that you just came from (whether this URL is on our Website or not), which URL you next go to (whether this URL is on our Website or not), your computer browser information, and your IP address.

We use data collection devices such as "cookies" on certain pages of the Website to help analyse our web page flow, measure promotional effectiveness, and promote trust and safety. "Cookies" are small files placed on your hard drive that assist us in providing our services. We offer certain features that are only available through the use of a "cookie". We also use cookies to allow you to enter your password less frequently during a session. Cookies can also help us provide information that is targeted to your interests. Most cookies are "session cookies," meaning that they are automatically deleted from your hard drive at the end of a session. You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser permits, although in that case you may not be able to use certain features on the Website and you may be required to re-enter your password more frequently during a session.

Additionally, you may encounter "cookies" or other similar devices on certain pages of the Website that are placed by third parties. We do not control the use of cookies by third parties.

If you choose to buy on the Website, we collect information about your buying behaviour.

If you transact with us, we collect some additional information, such as a billing address, a credit / debit card number and a credit / debit card expiration date and/ or other payment instrument details and tracking information from cheques or money orders.

If you choose to post messages on our message boards, chat rooms or other message areas or leave feedback, we will collect that information you provide to us. We retain this information as necessary to resolve disputes, provide customer support and troubleshoot problems as permitted by law.

If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on the Website, we may collect such information into a file specific to you.

We collect personally identifiable information (email address, name, phone number, credit card / debit card / other payment instrument details, etc.) from you when you set up a free account with us. While you can browse some sections of our Website without being a registered member, certain activities (such as placing an order) do require registration. We do use your contact information to send you offers based on your previous orders and your interests.

Use of Demographic / Profile Data / Your Information We use personal information to provide the services you request. To the extent we use your personal information to market to you, we will provide you the ability to opt-out of such uses. We use your personal information to resolve disputes; troubleshoot problems; help promote a safe service; collect money; measure consumer interest in our products and services, inform you about online and offline offers, products, services, and updates; customize your experience; detect and protect us against error, fraud and other criminal activity; enforce our terms and conditions; and as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.

In our efforts to continually improve our product and service offerings, we collect and analyse demographic and profile data about our users' activity on our Website.

We identify and use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Website. Your IP address is also used to help identify you and to gather broad demographic information.

We will occasionally ask you to complete optional online surveys. These surveys may ask you for contact information and demographic information (like zip code, age, or income level). We use this data to tailor your experience at our Website, providing you with content that we think you might be interested in and to display content according to your preferences.

Cookies

A "cookie" is a small piece of information stored by a web server on a web browser so it can be later read back from that browser. Cookies are useful for enabling the browser to remember information specific to a given user. We place both permanent and temporary cookies in your computer's hard drive. The cookies do not contain any of your personally identifiable information.

Sharing of personal information We may share personal information with our other corporate entities and affiliates. These entities and affiliates may market to you as a result of such sharing unless you explicitly opt-out.

We may disclose personal information to third parties. This disclosure may be required for us to provide you access to our Services, to comply with our legal obligations, to enforce our User Agreement, to facilitate our marketing and advertising activities, or to prevent, detect, mitigate, and investigate fraudulent or illegal activities related to our Services. We do not disclose your personal information to third parties for their marketing and advertising purposes without your explicit consent.

We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process. We may disclose personal information to law enforcement offices, third party rights owners, or others in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to: enforce our Terms or Privacy Policy; respond to claims that an advertisement, posting or other content violates the rights of a third party; or protect the rights, property or personal safety of our users or the general public.

We and our affiliates will share / sell some or all of your personal information with another business entity should we (or our assets) plan to merge with, or be acquired by that business entity, or re-organization, amalgamation, restructuring of business. Should such a transaction occur that other business entity (or the new combined entity) will be required to follow this privacy policy with respect to your personal information.

Links to Other Sites Our Website links to other websites that may collect personally identifiable information about you. Build Buy is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those linked websites.

Security Precautions Our Website has stringent security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. Whenever you change or access your account information, we offer the use of a secure server. Once your information is in our possession we adhere to strict security guidelines, protecting it against unauthorized access.

Choice/Opt-Out We provide all users with the opportunity to opt-out of receiving non-essential (promotional, marketing-related) communications from us on behalf of our partners, and from us in general, after setting up an account.

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Advertisements on Build Buy.in We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

Your Consent By using the Website and/ or by providing your information, you consent to the collection and use of the information you disclose on the Website in accordance with this Privacy Policy, including but not limited to Your consent for sharing your information as per this privacy policy.

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.