Terms Of Service

Pillar4 Terms of Use

Effective Date: Jul 20, 2017

The following terms and conditions (or “Terms of Use”) govern all use of the Pillar4 website (pillar4.com), including the Pillar4 App (app.pillar4.com), Blogs (blogs.pillar4.com) etc., (the “Website”) and all content, services, features and products available on or through the Website, including but not limited to the website analysis service (the “Analysis Service”), together with all other content, services, features, activities and products available through the Website, (the “Services”).  The Website & Services are owned and operated by Pillar4, a brand of ActiFolks Network Pvt Ltd (also referred to as “we”, “our” or “us”).  The term “you” or “your” includes you or any of your subsidiaries, affiliates, employees.

Please read these Terms of Use carefully before using the Website.  By using or accessing the Website, you agree to be bound by these Terms of Use and all terms, policies and guidelines incorporated in the Terms of Use by reference, including, but not limited to Pillar4’s Privacy Policy (collectively, this “Agreement”).   By using or accessing the Website, you represent that you are at least 13 years of age.  This agreement is legally binding and conditions your use of the Website. If you do not agree to all the terms and conditions of this Agreement, you must discontinue use of the Website.

  1. Account Registration and Access

To register for the Website and create an account, you must complete the registration process by providing Us with the information prompted by the registration form, including your name, email address, password etc. You agree to provide us with complete and accurate information when you register for the Services, and to keep such information up to date.

You shall protect your username and password and are solely responsible for activities that occur under or through your account, including activities initiated by third parties, whether or not such activities are authorized by you. If you allow a third party to access the Services on your behalf, you shall ensure that such third party is bound by, and abides by, the terms of this Agreement. You agree to notify Pillar4 immediately of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security relating to your account or your use of the Website.

Pillar4 may access your account, or information associated with your account, to provide support or maintenance, for security-related reasons, or any other business purpose. You acknowledge and consent to such access.

  1. Subscription & Fees

2.1 Subscription Terms

Pillar4 can offer a range of subscription plans to its Website & Services (each, a “Plan”).  You will select your Plan as part of your registration for the Services, which may begin with a Free Trial. Each subscription period for a Plan will be based on the subscription period chosen.  You may choose to be billed for the Plan annually or monthly, but you are responsible for subscription fees for the entire subscription period.

2.2 Automatic Renewal

At the end of your current subscription period, your Plan will automatically renew for a subscription period equal to your prior subscription period unless you provide Pillar4 with email notice (sent to billing@pillar4.com) of your intent not to renew your Plan at least thirty (30) days prior to the end of the then-current subscription period.

2.3 Billing Policies, Overage & Refunds Terms

The fees for your Plan are billed in advance of each billing cycle.  In the event you cancel your Plan, no refunds or credits will be provided for partial or unused months of the Services.

If you exceed your Plan’s Event limits in any given month, you will be charged a prorated overage charge for the month based on your current plan.

Any discounts applied to a previous subscription may not apply to a renewed subscription, including to any automatic renewals.

Any questions involving your Plan can be directed to billing@pillar4.com.

2.4 Free Trial

Subscriptions to the Website & Services may begin with a free trial during which you can try the Services for 7 days from the date you register.

While you may not be required to enter your billing information in order to sign up for the Free Trial Period, you may provide such information at any point during the Free Trial Period. If you do so, you will not be charged until the Free Trial Period ends. If you have not provided billing information by the time the Free Trial Period ends, you will lose all access to the Services.

Abuse of free trial, by registering multiple accounts with similar user names, or by using a disposable email address, can be grounds for termination of your account without any notice.

Pillar4 reserves the right to modify, cancel and/or limit the Free Trial Period without notice at any time.

2.5 Payment of Fees

You agree to pay all fees applicable to your Plan, any other fees for additional services you may purchase, and any applicable taxes in connection with your use of the Services.

We will bill the fees due under your Plan to the credit card you provide to us. You acknowledge that the amount billed for each renewal period may vary due to promotional offers, changes in your Plan, and changes in applicable taxes, and you authorize us to bill you the corresponding amounts.

We reserve the right to deactivate your access to the Services for failure to pay applicable fees.  Unless otherwise stated, all fees are stated in Indian Rupees.

2.6 Account Cancellation

You may cancel your Plan upon 30 days notice by either calling us and speaking to an authorized account representative or sending an email to billing@pillar4.com from your registered email ID.  Alternately you may simply stop using the Service.

If you cancel your plan prior to the conclusion of your current subscription period, you will remain responsible for payment for all subscription fees through the conclusion of your current subscription period.

If you cancel your Plan, you will lose all access, upon the expiration of your current pre-paid period, to the Website & Services and any data or information stored in your account.

  1. Advertisements

We reserve the right to display advertisements on the website unless you have purchased an ad-free service.

  1. Data License

As part of the Services, our system collects and processes data by aggregating information from publicly available web pages.  Parts of the data is made available to our end-users. Data accessible through Service may contain third party content (such as text, images, audios, videos etc.).  This content will remain the sole responsibility of those who make it available. The content accessible through our Service may also be subject to intellectual property rights in some cases. In such cases you may not use it unless you are licensed to do so or are permitted by law.

Unless applicable by law or explicitly permitted by the owner, you will not, and will not permit your end users or others acting on your behalf to, do any of the following with the data returned from the Service:

  1. Make copies of, scrape or build databases of such data
  2. Sell, lease, lend, convey, distribute, publicly display, sublicense to any third party, copy, translate, modify, create a derivative work of
  3. Obscure, remove or change any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary notices
  4. Remove or falsify any author attributions, legal notices, or other labels of the origin or source of material
  1. Data Restrictions

Website & Service data is provided to you upon condition of proper use.  Except as expressly authorized under this agreement, you may not:

  1. Copy, rent, lease, sell, transfer, assign, sublicense, disassemble, reverse engineer, create derivative works, decompile, modify, adapt or alter any part of the service or data it provides
  2. Use the Service on behalf of any third party or otherwise make the Service available over an internet or any other network where it could be used by others
  3. Create multiple accounts with the intention of free service access
  4. Use the Service to reproduce copyrighted material
  5. Use the Service in any manner that violates any laws directly or indirectly
  1. Copyright Infringement

If you believe that any material on Pillar4 Service violates your copyright, you are encouraged to notify Us.  We will respond to all such notices, including as required or appropriate by removing the infringing material.

  1. Intellectual Property

This Agreement does not transfer any intellectual property from Us to You, and all rights and titles to such property will remain solely with Us.

  1. Disclaimer of Warranties

The Website & Services are provided “As Is”.  There are no warranties, claims or representations made by Pillar4 either express, implied or statutory, with respect to the Services, the reports of any documentation, including warranties of quality, performance, non-infringement, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose.  We do not warrant that the Services, or any reports derived therefrom will meet your needs or be free from errors, or that the operation of the services will be uninterrupted.  You understand that you obtain content or services through, the website at your own discretion and risk.

  1. Limitation of Liability

We will not be liable to you or any third party for any indirect, special, punitive, consequential (including, without limitation, lost profits or lost data collected through the Services), or incidental damages, whether based on a claim or action of contract, warranty, negligence, strict liability, or other tort, breach of any statutory duty, indemnity or contribution, or otherwise, even if We have been advised of the possibility of such damages.

We shall have no liability for any failure or delay due to matters beyond our reasonable control.  Our cumulative liability to you or any other party for any loss or damages resulting from any claims, demands, or actions arising out of or relating to this agreement shall not exceed the aggregate fees paid to Us for use of the services during the six months preceding the most recent event giving rise to such liability.

In no event shall We be liable with respect to any subject matter of this agreement under any contract, negligence, strict liability or other legal or equitable theory for:

  1. for interruption of use or loss or corruption of data
  2. the cost of procurement for substitute products or services
  3. any special, incidental or consequential damages
  1. Service Failures

Pillar4 does not guarantee, and shall have no liability for any Services downtime, including, without limitation, any downtime (a) caused by failures of or previously scheduled maintenance to Our equipment or servers, (b) caused by outages to any public Internet infrastructure; (c) caused by any failures of your systems or access services or (d) relating to events beyond Our control such as strikes, riots, fires, floods, explosions, war, governmental actions, labor conditions, earthquakes, natural disasters, or interruptions in Internet services to an area where Our servers are located or co-located.

  1. Indemnification

You agree to indemnify, hold harmless Us or Our officers, directors, employees, consultants, agents or affiliates from and against any and all claims and related liabilities, damages, settlements, penalties, fines, costs or expenses including attorneys’ fees, arising out of or relating to (a) your breach of any term or condition of this Agreement, (b) your use of the Services

  1. Changes to Service or Terms

We reserve the right, at Our sole discretion, to modify any part of this Agreement at any time without notice. We may also offer new services and/or features through the Website or Service. Such new features and services also shall be subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement.

  1. Effective Date of this Terms of Use

This Terms of Use is effective from the Effective Date set forth at the top of this document

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