Terms & Conditions
The parties referred to in these Terms of Service shall be defined as follows:
a) Ripple Mind Private Limited, Us, We: The Ripple Mind Private Limited, as the creator, operator, and publisher of the www.NovelEmporium.com, makes the www.NovelEmporium.com, and certain Services on it, available to users. Ripple Mind Private Limited, Us, We, Our, Ours and other first-person pronouns will refer to the Ripple Mind Private Limited, as well as all employees and affiliates of the Ripple Mind Private Limited.
b) You, the User, the Client: You, as the user of the www.NovelEmporium.com, will be referred to throughout these Terms of Service with second-person pronouns such as You, Your, yours, or as User or Client. For the purpose of these Terms of Service, the term "User" or "you" shall mean any natural or legal person who the person is accessing the www.NovelEmporium.com. The term '"You are" shall be construed accordingly.
c) Parties: Collectively, the parties to these Terms of Service (the Ripple Mind Private Limited and You) will be referred to as Parties.
2) ASSENT & ACCEPTANCE
By using www.NovelEmporium.com, you warrant that you have read and reviewed these Terms of Service and that you agree to be bound by it. If you do not agree to be bound by these Terms of Service, please leave the www.NovelEmporium.com immediately. The Ripple Mind Private Limited only agrees to provide use of this www.NovelEmporium.com and Services to you if you assent to these Terms of Service. Further, based on the Services obtained by a User, additional terms and conditions in respect of the specific Services may apply, which shall be deemed an agreement between the Users and the Ripple Mind Private Limited.
3) AGE RESTRICTION
You must be at least 18 (eighteen) years of age to use this www.NovelEmporium.com or any Services contained herein. By using this www.NovelEmporium.com, you represent and warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and may legally agree to these Terms of Service. The Ripple Mind Private Limited assumes no responsibility or liability for any misrepresentation of your age.
4) ABOUT THE SITE
The www.NovelEmporium.com is an online store, Auction portal & Social Information web site for the collectibles-related only which carries out sale of the following: Antique, Arts, Autograph, Bank Notes, Books, Coins, Furniture, Jewellery, Paintings, and Stamps & Many More Collectibles. We reserve the right to refuse service or refuse to sell, Bids or Booking of the Collectables s on the www.NovelEmporium.com at our sole discretion to anyone for any reason at any time.
The www.NovelEmporium.com does not screen or censor the users who register on and access the www.NovelEmporium.com You assume all risks associated with dealing with other users with whom you come in contact through the www.NovelEmporium.com You agree to use the www.NovelEmporium.com only for lawful purposes without infringing the rights or restricting the use of this www.NovelEmporium.com by any third party.
5) LICENSE TO USE www.NovelEmporium.com
The Ripple Mind Private Limited may provide you with certain information as a result of your use of the www.NovelEmporium.com or Services. Such information may include, but is not limited to, documentation, data, or information developed by the Ripple Mind Private Limited, and other materials which may assist in your use of the www.NovelEmporium.com or Services ("Ripple Mind Private Limited Materials"). Subject to these Terms of Service, the Ripple Mind Private Limited grants you a non-exclusive, limited, non-transferable and revocable license to use the Ripple Mind Private Limited Materials solely in connection with your use of the www.NovelEmporium.com and Services. The Ripple Mind Private Limited Materials may not be used for any other purpose and this license terminates upon your cessation of use of the www.NovelEmporium.com or Services or at the termination of these Terms of Service.
You agree not to collect contact information of other Users from the www.NovelEmporium.com or download or copy any information by means of unsolicited access so as to communicate directly with them or for any reason whatsoever.
Any unauthorized use by you shall terminate the permission or license granted to you by the www.NovelEmporium.com and you agree that you shall not bypass any measures used by the Ripple Mind Private Limited to prevent or restrict access to the www.NovelEmporium.com
6) INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
You agree that the www.NovelEmporium.com and all Services provided by Ripple Mind Private Limited are the property of the Ripple Mind Private Limited, including all copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, images, data, detail, or description of any collectibles, patents, and other intellectual property ("Ripple Mind Private Limited IP"). You agree that the Ripple Mind Private Limited owns all right, title, and interest in and to the Ripple Mind Private Limited IP and that you will not use the Ripple Mind Private Limited IP for any unlawful or infringing purpose. You agree not to reproduce or distribute the Ripple Mind Private Limited IP in any way, including electronically or via registration of any new including all copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, images, data, detail or description of any collectibles, patents, and other intellectual property or Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), without express written permission from the Ripple Mind Private Limited.
a) In order to make the www.NovelEmporium.com and Services available to You, You hereby grant the Ripple Mind Private Limited a royalty-free, non-exclusive, worldwide license to copy, display, use, broadcast, transmit, and make derivative works of any content You publish, upload or otherwise make available to the www.NovelEmporium.com ("Your Content"). The Ripple Mind Private Limited claims no further proprietary rights in Your Content.
b) If you feel that any of your intellectual property rights have been infringed or otherwise violated by the posting of information or media by another of our users, please contact us and let us know.
7) USER OBLIGATIONS
As a user of the www.NovelEmporium.com or Services, You may be asked to register with us. When you do so, you will choose a user identifier, which may be your email address or another term, as well as a password. You may also provide personal information, including, but not limited to, your name. You are responsible for ensuring the accuracy of this information. This identifying information will enable you to use the www.NovelEmporium.com and Services. You must not share such identifying information with any third party and if you discover that your identifying information has been compromised, you agree to notify us immediately in writing. An email notification will suffice. You are responsible for maintaining the safety and security of your identifying information as well as keeping us apprised of any changes to your identifying information. The billing information you provide us, including credit card, billing address, and other payment information, is subject to the same confidentiality and accuracy requirements as the rest of Your identifying information. Providing false or inaccurate information, or using the www.NovelEmporium.com or Services to further fraud or unlawful activity is grounds for immediate termination of these Terms of Service. The Ripple Mind Private Limited reserves the right to refuse service, terminate accounts or remove or edit content in its sole discretion.
8) PAYMENT & FEES
Should you register for any of the paid Services on this www.NovelEmporium.com or purchase any Collectables or service on this www.NovelEmporium.com you agree to pay us the specific monetary amounts required for that Collectables or those Services. These monetary amounts ("Fees") will be described to you during your account registration and/or confirmation process. The final amount required for payment will be shown to you immediately prior to purchase. Payment for any on-going Services is billed automatically until you notify us that you would like to terminate your access to the Services.
We reserve the right to refuse service or refuse to sell the Collectables or refuse to Bids in Auction on the www.NovelEmporium.com at our sole discretion to anyone for any reason at any time.
9) ACCEPTABLE USE
You agree not to use the www.NovelEmporium.com or Services for any unlawful purpose or any purpose prohibited under this clause. You agree not to use the www.NovelEmporium.com or Services in any way that could damage the www.NovelEmporium.com Services or general business of Ripple Mind Private Limited.
a) You further agree not to use the www.NovelEmporium.com or Services:
I) To harass, abuse, or threaten others or otherwise violate any person's legal rights;
II) To violate any intellectual property rights of the Ripple Mind Private Limited or any third party;
III) To upload or otherwise disseminate any computer viruses or other software that may damage the property of another;
IV) To perpetrate any fraud;
V) To engage in or create any unlawful gambling, sweepstakes, or pyramid scheme;
VI) To publish or distribute any obscene or defamatory material;
VII) To publish or distribute any material that incites violence, hate or discrimination towards any group;
VIII) To unlawfully gather information about others.
You are prohibited from using the site or its content: (a) for any unlawful purpose; (b) to solicit others to perform or participate in any unlawful acts; (c) to infringe on any third party's intellectual property or proprietary rights, or rights of publicity or privacy, whether knowingly or unknowingly; (d) to violate any local, federal or international law, statute, ordinance or regulation; (e) to harass, abuse, insult, harm, defame, slander, disparage, intimidate, or discriminate based on gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, race, age, national origin, or disability; (f) to submit false or misleading information or any content which is defamatory, libellous, threatening, unlawful, harassing, indecent, abusive, obscene, or lewd and lascivious or pornographic, or exploits minors in any way or assists in human trafficking or content that would violate rights of publicity and/or privacy or that would violate any law; (g) to upload or transmit viruses or any other type of malicious code that will or may be used in any way that will affect the functionality or operation of the Service or of any related www.NovelEmporium.com other www.NovelEmporium.com or the Internet; (h) to collect or track the personal information of others; (i) to damage, disable, overburden, or impair the www.NovelEmporium.com or any other party's use of the www.NovelEmporium.com ; (j) to spam, phish, pharm, pretext, spider, crawl, or scrape; (j) for any obscene or immoral purpose; or (k) to interfere with or circumvent the security features of the Service or any related www.NovelEmporium.com other www.NovelEmporium.com, or the Internet; (l) to personally threaten or has the effect of personally threatening other Users. We reserve the right to terminate your use of the Service or any related www.NovelEmporium.com for violating any of the prohibited uses. The Company has the full authority to review all content posted by Users on the www.NovelEmporium.com You acknowledge that the www.NovelEmporium.com is not responsible or liable and does not control the content of any information that may be posted to the www.NovelEmporium.com by You or other User of the www.NovelEmporium.com and you are solely responsible for the same. You agree that You shall not upload, post, or transmit any content that you do not have a right to make available (such as, the intellectual property of another party).
You agree to comply with all applicable laws, statutes and regulations concerning your use of the www.NovelEmporium.com and further agree that you will not transmit any information, data, text, files, links, software, chats, communication or other materials that is abusive, invasive of another's privacy, harassing, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, unlawful, false, misleading, harmful, threatening, hateful or racially or otherwise objectionable, including without limitation material of any kind or nature that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, provincial, national, or international law or regulation, or encourage the use of controlled substances.
We may, but have no obligation to, monitor, edit or remove content that we determine in our sole discretion are unlawful, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, pornographic, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party's intellectual property or these Terms of Service.
You may not use our Collectables s for any illegal or unauthorized purpose nor may you, in the use of the Service, violate any laws in your jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).
You understand that each time use the www.NovelEmporium.com in any manner, you agree to these Terms. By agreeing to these Terms, you acknowledge that you are interested in availing and purchasing the Services that you have selected and consent to receive communications via phone or electronic records from the www.NovelEmporium.com including e-mail messages telling you about Collectables s and services offered by the www.NovelEmporium.com (or its affiliates and partners) and understanding your requirements. Communication can also be by posting any notices on the www.NovelEmporium.com You agree that the communications sent to You by the www.NovelEmporium.com shall not be construed as spam or bulk under any law prevailing in any country where such communication is received.
11) AFFILIATE MARKETING & ADVERTISING
The Ripple Mind Private Limited, through the www.NovelEmporium.com and Services may engage in affiliate marketing whereby the Ripple Mind Private Limited receives a commission on or percentage of the sale or auction of Collectables or services on or through the www.NovelEmporium.com The Ripple Mind Private Limited may also, accept advertising and sponsorships from commercial businesses or receive other forms of advertising compensation.
www.NovelEmporium.com is a property of Ripple Mind Private Limited established under the laws of India, having its registered office at Bangalore, Karnataka - 560 001. DEFINITIONS:
The terms "Novel Emporium", "Company", "we", "us" and "our" refer to the Ripple Mind Private Limited. The the term "Ripple Mind Private Limited Platform" refers to www.NovelEmporium.com or the Ripple Mind Private Limited mobile application or any other digital medium and other offline sources.
The terms "you" and "your" refer to the user of the www.NovelEmporium.com The term "Group" means, with respect to any person, any the entity that is controlled by such person, or any entity that controls such person, or any entity that is under common control with such person, whether directly or indirectly, or, in the case of a natural person, any Relative (as such term is defined in the Companies Act, 1956 and Companies Act, 2013 to the extent applicable) of such person.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM YOU:
We might collect your Name, Email, Phone, Address, IPAddress.
Payment and billing information:
We might collect your billing name, billing address, and payment method when you buy a product/service. We NEVER collect your credit card number or credit card expiry date or other details Pertaining to your credit card on our website. Credit card information will be obtained and processed by our online payment partner CCavenue Payment Gateway.
Information you post:
We collect the information you post in a public space on our Ripple Mind Private Limited Platform or on a third-party social media site belonging to Ripple Mind Private Limited.
Usage and Preference Information:
Ripple Mind Private Limited cookie ID (if applicable), time zone setting, browser plugin types, and versions, operating system and platform, and other information about user activities on the Ripple Mind Private Limited Platform, as well as on third party sites and services that have embedded our Pixels, widgets, plug-ins, buttons, or related services.
We collect transaction details related to your use of our Services, and information about your activity on the Services, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), the type of services you requested or provided, comments, domain names, search results selected, number of clicks, information and pages viewed and searched for, the order of those pages, length of your visit to our Services, the date and time you used the Services, amount charged, details regarding the application of promotional code, methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number and other Related transaction details.
Stored information and files:
Ripple Mind Private Limited mobile application (Ripple Mind Private Limited app) may also access metadata and other information associated with other files stored on your mobile device. This may include, for example, photographs, audio and video clips, personal contacts and address book information. If you permit the Ripple Mind Private Limited app to access the address book on your device, we may collect names and contact information from your address book to facilitate social interactions through our services and for other purposes described in this Policy or at the time of consent or collection. If you permit the Ripple Mind Private Limited app to access the calendar on your device, we collect calendar information such as event title and description, your response (Yes, No, Maybe), date and time, location and number of attendees. If you are a partner the company, we will, additionally, record your calls with us made from the device used to provide Services, related call details, SMS details location, and address details.
We may collect demographic information about you, exhibition, release, events you like, events you intend to participate in, or any other information provided by you during the use of Ripple Mind Private Limited Platform. We might collect this as a part of a survey also.
If you use Ripple Mind Private Limited Platform, we may collect information about your IP address and the browser you're using. We might look at what site you came from, duration of time spent on our website, pages accessed or what site you visit when you leave us. We might also collect the type of mobile device you are using, or the version of the operating system your computer or device is running.
WAYS OF COLLECTING INFORMATION:
We collect information directly from you:
We collect information directly from you when you register on the Ripple Mind Private Limited's any Platform. We also collect information if you post a comment on Ripple Mind Private Limited Platform or ask us a question through phone or email or any other source of communication.
We collect information from you passively:
We use tracking tools like Google Analytics, Google Webmaster, Google Cookies, and Web Beacons for collecting information about your usage of our website.
We get information about you from third parties:
We may receive information about you from third parties, such as other users, partners (including ad partners, analytics providers, search information providers), or our affiliated companies, or if you
Use any of the other websites/apps we operate or the other services we provide. Users of our Ad Services and other third parties may share information with us such as the cookie ID, device ID, or demographic or interest data, and information about content viewed or actions are taken on a third-party website, online
Services or apps. For example, users of our Ad Services may also be able to share customer list information (e.g., email or phone number) with us to create customized audience segments for their ad campaigns.
USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION:
We use the information to contact you:
We might use the information you provide to contact you for confirmation of a purchase on Ripple Mind Private Limited Platform or for other promotional purposes.
We use the information to abide by the contracts:
We might use the information you provide to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the relevant information and services.
We use the information to respond to your requests or questions:
We might use your information to confirm your registration for rendering services we offer.
We use the information to improve our products and services:
We might use your information to customize your experience with us. This could include displaying content based upon your preferences. We might also use your information to understand our users (what they do on our Services, what features they like, how they use them, etc.), improve the content and features of our Services (such as by personalizing content to your interests), process and complete your transactions, make special offers, provide customer support, process and respond to your queries and to generate and review reports and data about, and to conduct research on, our user base and Service usage patterns.
If you are a partner company, we may use the information to track the progress of your service to our customers.
We use information to look at site trends and customer interests:
We may use your information to make our website and products better. We may combine information we get from you with information about you we get from third parties. We may use your information to provide you with information about services we consider similar to those that you are already using, or have enquired about, or may interest you. If you are a registered user, we will contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS or telephone or whatsapp) with information about these services.
We use information for security purposes:
We may use information to protect our company, our customers, or our Ripple Mind Private Limited Platform.
We use information for marketing purposes:
We might send you information about special promotions or offers. We might also tell you about new features or products or enrol you in our newsletter. These might be our own offers or products / collectables, or third-party offers or products we think you might find interesting. We may use the information to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you.
We use information to send you transactional communications:
We might send you emails or SMS or whatsapp about your account or purchase of our product.
We use information as otherwise permitted by law:
We may combine the information that we receive from third parties with the information you give to us and information we collect about you for the purposes set out above. Further, we may anonymised and/or de-identify information collected from you through the Services or via other means, including via the use of Third-party web analytic tools. As a result, our use and disclosure of aggregated and/or de-identified information is not restricted by this Policy, and it may be used and disclosed to others without limitation.
We analyse the log files of our Ripple Mind Private Limited Platform that may contain Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser type and language, Internet service provider (ISP), referring, app crashes, page viewed and exit websites and applications, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. This helps us to administer the website, to learn about user behaviour on the site, to improve our product and services, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.
SHARING/DISCLOSURE/DISTRIBUTION OF YOUR INFORMATION WITH THIRD-PARTIES:
We will share information with third parties who perform services on our behalf:
We may share your information with our vendors, auctioneer, consultants, marketing partners, research firms and other service providers or business partners, such as payment processing companies, to support our business. For example, your information may be shared with outside vendors to send you emails and messages or push notifications to your devices in relation to our Services, to help us analyse and improve the use of our Services, to process and collect payments. We may also use vendors for other projects, such as conducting surveys or organizing sweepstakes for us. Some vendors may be located outside of India.
We will share information with Advertisers and advertising networks:
We will share information with our business partners:
This includes a third party who provides us various services. Our partners use the information we give them as described in their privacy policies. While you place a request to order through the Ripple Mind Private Limited Platform, your information is provided to us and to the vendors with whom you may choose to order. In order to facilitate your online order processing, we provide your information to that vendor in a similar manner as if you had made a goods/products/food order directly with the vendors. If you provide a mobile phone number, Ripple Mind Private Limited may send you text messages regarding the orders delivery status.
We will share information with Other Users:
If you are a delivery partner, hosted auctioneer, we may share your name, phone number, and/or profile picture (if applicable), and tracking details with other users to provide them the Services.
We may share information if we think we have to in order to comply with the law or to protect ourselves:
We may share information for Internal Use or may share it with any successor to all or part of our business:
For example, if part of our business is sold we may give our customer list as part of that transaction. We may also share your information with any present or future member of our "Group" (as defined above) or affiliates for our internal business purposes
We may share your information for reasons not described in this policy:
We may share your information other than as described in this Policy if we notify you and you consent to the sharing. We will tell you before we do this.
By using the Ripple Mind Private Limited Platform and the Services provided therein, you agree and consent to the collection, transfer, use, storage, disclosure and sharing of your information as described and collected by us in accordance with this Policy. If you do not agree with the Policy, please do not use or access the Ripple Mind Private Limited Platform.
DATA SECURITY PRECAUTIONS:
We have in place appropriate technical and security measures to secure the information collected by us. We use vault and tokenization services from third-party service providers to protect the sensitive personal information provided by you. The third-party service providers with respect to our vault and tokenization services and our payment gateway and payment processing are compliant with the payment card industry standard (generally referred to as PCI compliant service providers). You are advised not to send your full credit/debit card details through unencrypted electronic platforms. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a username and password which enables you to access certain parts of the Ripple Mind Private Limited Platform, you are responsible for keeping these details confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone. Please be aware that the transmission of information via the
Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted through the Ripple Mind Private Limited Platform. Once we have received your information, we will use strict physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to try to prevent unauthorized access.
You can opt-out of receiving our marketing emails. To stop receiving our promotional emails, please email (Stop@NovelEmporium.com). It may take about 03 days to process your request. Even if you opt-out of
getting marketing messages, we will still be sending you transactional messages through email, WhatsApp, and SMS about your purchases.
In accordance with Information Technology Act, 2000 and rules made and applicable thereunder, the name and contact details of the Grievance Officer are provided below:
Name: Rajender Maru
Address: 85, M. G. Road, Bangalore 560001 (India)
Email Address: CM@MarudharArts.com
13) ASSUMPTION OF RISK
The www.NovelEmporium.com and Services are provided for communication purposes only. You acknowledge and agree that any information posted on our www.NovelEmporium.com is not intended to be legal advice, medical advice, or financial advice, and no fiduciary relationship has been created between you and the Ripple Mind Private Limited. You further agree that your purchase or bid of any of the Collectables s on www.NovelEmporium.com is at your own risk. The Ripple Mind Private Limited does not assume responsibility or liability for any advice or other information given on the www.NovelEmporium.com
14) SALE OF COLLECTIBLES /SERVICES
The Ripple Mind Private Limited may auction, sell Collectables or services or allow third parties to auction, sell Collectables or services on the www.NovelEmporium.com The Ripple Mind Private Limited undertakes to be as accurate as possible with all information regarding the Collectables and services, including Collectables descriptions and images. However, The Ripple Mind Private Limited does not guarantee the accuracy or reliability of any Collectables information and You acknowledge and agree that You purchase such Collectables s at Your own risk. For Collectables or services sold by others, the Ripple Mind Private Limited assumes no liability for any Collectables and cannot make any warranties about the merchantability, fitness, quality, safety, or legality of these Collectables. For any claim, you may have against the manufacturer auctioneer or vendor of the Collectables, You agree to pursue that claim directly with the auctioneer, manufacturer or Vendor and not with The Ripple Mind Private Limited. You hereby release Ripple Mind Private Limited from any claims related to Collectables or services by the auctioneer, vendor manufactured or sold by third parties, including any and all warranty or Collectables liability claims.
We may, in our sole discretion, limit or cancel quantities purchased per person, per Collectables or per order. Any orders including orders by or under the same customer account, the same credit card, and/or orders that use the same billing and/or shipping address may be subject to the above. We may restrict the sales of Collectables s or Services to any person, geographic region, or jurisdiction at our sole discretion as we may decide on a case-by-case basis.
We further reserve an absolute right to refuse any order placed by any person and to limit or prohibit orders that, in our sole judgment, appear to be placed by dealers, vendors or distributors. If we cancel your order, we will contact the e-mail and/or billing address/phone number provided at the time the order was made.
We take care to accurately display the colors and images of our Collectables but, we cannot guarantee that your computer or phone screen's display of any color will be accurate or due to bad internet speed or instrument for late receive the bids to the auction server. We also do not provide any warranties that the quality or authenticity of any Collectables, services, information, or other material purchased or obtained by you will meet your expectations and standards, or that any errors in the Service will be corrected. Prices and descriptions of Collectables are subject to change at any time without notice, at our sole discretion. We may remove or discontinue any Collectables from our site without prior notice. Any offer for any Collectables or service made on www.NovelEmporium.com is void where prohibited.
We may provide you with access to third-party tools over which we neither monitor nor have any control nor input. You acknowledge and agree that we provide access to such tools "as is" and "as available" without any warranties, responsibilities, representations or conditions of any kind and without any endorsement. We shall have no liability whatsoever arising from or relating to your use of optional third-party tools. Any use by you of optional tools offered through the site is entirely at your own risk and discretion and you should ensure that you are familiar with and approve of the terms on which tools are provided by the relevant third-party provider(s).
15) SHIPPING POLICY
The shipping process will take approximately one to two weeks for the collectable to reach the Buyer in India. This is because the purchased collectable is first sent from the Seller to Marudhar Arts, who would then examine the collectable, following which the item is further shipped to the Buyer.
We have been using Speed Post, which is one of most efficient and reliable shipping and postal services managed, by India Post for many years. However, if the Seller so desires, we can arrange for an alternative logistic company, although the additional costs of shipping will have to be borne by the Seller.
We will never ship OUT OF INDIA any Numismatics, Arts & Craft, over 100 Year and any manuscript over 80 year-old, if collector willing to take out of India and every individual has to obtain the written permission from Director General of Archeologically Survey of India, Janpad, New Delhi (INDIA).
16) REFUND, RETURN & CANCELLATION POLICY
www.NovelEmporium.com (owned by Ripple Mind Pvt. Ltd. India), is an online portal for Buyers and Sellers, with Marudhar Arts , Bangalore, India providing a shield of assurance through physical examination of the collectable for authenticity and genuineness of the articles.
The refund / returns policy will be managed by an ‘expert’ team member of Marudhar Arts with expertise on quality and assurance for all of the listed collectables. However, there may be instances, which could be potentially very few or very rare, where in the Marudhar Arts team are unable to certify authenticity of the collectable. In such cases, Ripple Mind Pvt. Ltd., shall provide you the assurance of a 100% refund from the Seller within 15 days of the date of purchase.
Also, if under this circumstances, the Buyer wishes to return the collectable and seek a refund for the purchase of the collectable; the Buyer will need to bear the packing and shipping costs of returning the collectable to Ripple Mind Pvt. Ltd. If in any case the collectable is damaged during transit the refund will be denied by Ripple Mind Pvt. Ltd.
If you are unhappy you have purchased on Our www.NovelEmporium.com by its authenticity or mismatch of deciphering, You may do the following:
Store Credit or Refund.
We will make reimbursements for returns without undue delay, and not later than:
(i) 7 days after the day we received back from you any Collectables supplied; or
(ii) (If earlier) 30 days after the day you provide evidence that you have returned the Collectables; or
(iii) If there were no Collectables supplied, 30 days after the day on which we are informed about your decision to cancel this contract.
We will make the reimbursement using the same means of payment as you used for the initial the transaction, unless you have expressly agreed otherwise; in any event, you will not incur any fees as a result of the reimbursement.
17) REVERSE ENGINEERING & SECURITY
You agree not to undertake any of the following actions:
a) Reverse engineer, or attempt to reverse engineer or disassemble any code or software from or on the www.NovelEmporium.com or Services;
b) Violate the security of the www.NovelEmporium.com or Services through any unauthorized access, circumvention of encryption or other security tools, data mining, or interference to any host, user, or network.
18) DATA LOSS
The Ripple Mind Private Limited does not accept responsibility for the security of your account or content. You agree that your use of www.NovelEmporium.com or Services is at your own risk.
You agree to defend and indemnify the Ripple Mind Private Limited and any of its affiliates (if applicable) and hold us harmless against any and all legal claims and demands, including reasonable attorney's fees, which may arise from or relate to Your use or misuse of the www.NovelEmporium.com or Services, Your breach of these Terms of Service, or Your conduct or actions. You agree that Ripple Mind Private Limited shall be able to select its own legal counsel and may participate in its own defense, if the Ripple Mind Private Limited wishes.
20) SPAM POLICY
You are strictly prohibited from using the www.NovelEmporium.com or any of the Ripple Mind Private Limited's Services for illegal spam activities, including gathering email addresses and personal information from others or sending any mass commercial emails.
21) THIRD-PARTY LINKS & CONTENT
The Ripple Mind Private Limited may occasionally post links to third party www.NovelEmporium.com or other services. You agree that Ripple Mind Private Limited is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage caused as a result of your use of any third party services linked to from Our www.NovelEmporium.com
22) MODIFICATION & VARIATION
The Ripple Mind Private Limited may, from time to time and at any time without notice to you, modify these Terms of Service. You agree that the Ripple Mind Private Limited has the right to modify these Terms of Service or revise anything contained herein. You further agree that all modifications to these Terms of Service are in full force and effect immediately upon posting on the www.NovelEmporium.com and that modifications or variations will replace any prior version of these Terms of Service, unless prior versions are specifically referred to or incorporated into the latest modification or variation of these Terms of Service.
a) To the extent any part or sub-part of these Terms of Service is held ineffective or invalid by any court of law, you agree that the prior, effective version of these Terms of Service shall be considered enforceable and valid to the fullest extent.
b) You agree to routinely monitor these Terms of Service and refer to the Effective Date posted at the top of these Terms of Service to note modifications or variations. You further agree to clear your cache when doing so to avoid accessing a prior version of these Terms of Service. You agree that your continued use of the www.NovelEmporium.com after any modifications to these Terms of Service is a manifestation of your continued assent to these Terms of Service.
c) In the event that you fail to monitor any modifications to or variations of these Terms of Service, You agree that such failure shall be considered an affirmative waiver of your right to review the modified Agreement.
23) ENTIRE AGREEMENT
This Agreement constitutes the entire understanding between the Parties with respect to any and all use of this www.NovelEmporium.com This Agreement supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous agreements or understandings, written or oral, regarding the use of this www.NovelEmporium.com
24) SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS
The Ripple Mind Private Limited may need to interrupt Your access to the www.NovelEmporium.com to perform maintenance or emergency services on a scheduled or unscheduled basis. You agree that your access to the www.NovelEmporium.com may be affected by unanticipated or unscheduled downtime, for any reason, but that the Ripple Mind Private Limited shall have no liability for any damage or loss caused as a result of such downtime.
25) TERM, TERMINATION & SUSPENSION
The Ripple Mind Private Limited may terminate these Terms of Service with you at any time for any reason, with or without cause. The Ripple Mind Private Limited specifically reserves the right to terminate these Terms of Service if You violate any of the terms outlined herein, including, but not limited to, violating the intellectual property rights of the Ripple Mind Private Limited or a third party, failing to comply with applicable laws or other legal obligations, and/or publishing or distributing illegal material. If You have registered for an account with Us, You may also terminate these Terms of Service at any time by contacting Us and requesting termination. Please keep in mind that any outstanding fees will still be due even after the termination of your account. At the termination of these Terms of Service, any provisions that would be expected to survive termination by their nature shall remain in full force and effect.
26) NO WARRANTIES
You agree that your use of the www.NovelEmporium.com and Services is at your sole and exclusive risk and that any Services provided by us are on an "As Is" basis. The Ripple Mind Private Limited hereby expressly disclaims any and all express or implied warranties of any kind, including, but not limited to the implied warranty of fitness for a particular purpose and the implied warranty of merchantability. The Ripple Mind Private Limited makes no warranties that the www.NovelEmporium.com or Services will meet your needs or that the www.NovelEmporium.com or Services will be uninterrupted, error-free, or secure. The Ripple Mind Private Limited also makes no warranties as to the reliability or accuracy of any information on the www.NovelEmporium.com or obtained through the Services. You agree that any damage that may occur to you, through your computer system, or as a result of loss of your data from your use of the www.NovelEmporium.com or Services is your sole responsibility and that Ripple Mind Private Limited is not liable for any such damage or loss.
All information, software, Collectables, services and related graphics are provided on this site is "as is" and "as available" basis with without warranty of any kind, either expressed or implied. The www.NovelEmporium.com disclaims all warranties, expressed or implied including, without limitation, all implied warranties of merchantability, and fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement or arising from a course of dealing, usage, or trade practice. The company makes no representation about the suitability of the information, software, Collectables, and services contained on this www.NovelEmporium.com for any purpose, and the inclusion or offering of any Collectables s or services on this www.NovelEmporium.com does not constitute any endorsement or recommendation of such Collectables or services.
The www.NovelEmporium.com makes no warranty that the use of the www.NovelEmporium.com will be uninterrupted, timely, and secure, without defect or error-free. You expressly agree that use of the site is at your own risk. The www.NovelEmporium.com shall not be responsible for any content found on the www.NovelEmporium.com
Your use of any information or materials on this site or otherwise obtained through use of this www.NovelEmporium.com is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any Collectables, services or information available through this www.NovelEmporium.com meet your specific requirements.
The www.NovelEmporium.com assumes no responsibility for the accuracy, currency, completeness or usefulness of information, views, opinions or advice in any material contained on the www.NovelEmporium.com Any information of third parties or advertisers is made available without doing any changes and so the www.NovelEmporium.com cannot guarantee accuracy and is not liable to any inconsistencies arising thereof. All postings, messages, advertisements, photos, sounds, images, text, files, video or other materials posted on, transmitted through, or linked from the www.NovelEmporium.com are solely the responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated and the www.NovelEmporium.com does not control, and is not responsible for Content available on the www.NovelEmporium.com
There may be instances when incorrect information is published inadvertently on our www.NovelEmporium.com or in the Service such as typographical errors, inaccuracies, or omissions that may relate to Collectables descriptions, pricing, promotions, offers, Collectables shipping charges, transit times, and availability. Any errors, inaccuracies or omissions, may be corrected at our discretion at any time and we may change or update information or cancel orders if any information in the Service or on any related www.NovelEmporium.com is inaccurate at any time without prior notice (including after you have submitted your order).
We undertake no obligation to update, amend or clarify information in the Service or on any related www.NovelEmporium.com including without limitation, pricing information, except as required by law. No specified update or refresh date applied in the Service or on any related www.NovelEmporium.com should be taken to indicate that all information in the Service or on any related www.NovelEmporium.com has been modified or updated.
The www.NovelEmporium.com shall not be responsible for any interaction between you and the other users of the www.NovelEmporium.com Under no circumstances will the www.NovelEmporium.com be liable for any Collectables, services, resources or content available through such third party dealings or communications, or for any harm related thereto. The www.NovelEmporium.com is under no obligation to become involved in any disputes between you and other users of the www.NovelEmporium.com or between you and any other third parties. You agree to release the www.NovelEmporium.com from any and all claims, demands, and damages arising out of or in connection with such dispute.
You agree and understand that while the www.NovelEmporium.com has made reasonable efforts to safeguard the www.NovelEmporium.com it cannot and does not ensure or make any representations that the www.NovelEmporium.com or any of the information provided by you cannot be hacked by any unauthorized third parties. You specifically agree that the www.NovelEmporium.com shall not be responsible for unauthorized access to or alteration of Your transmissions or data, any material or data sent or received or not sent or received, or any transactions entered into through the www.NovelEmporium.com
You specifically agree that the www.NovelEmporium.com is not responsible or liable for any threatening, defamatory, obscene, offensive or illegal content or conduct of any other party or any infringement of another's rights, including intellectual property rights. You specifically agree that the www.NovelEmporium.com is not responsible for any content sent using and/or included in the www.NovelEmporium.com by any third party.
The www.NovelEmporium.com has no liability and will make no refund in the event of any delay, cancellation, strike, force majeure or other causes beyond their direct control, and they have no responsibility for any additional expense omissions delays or acts of any government or authority.
You will be solely responsible for any damages to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any information and/or material. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you.
In no event shall the www.NovelEmporium.com be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, special, consequential damages or any damages whatsoever including, without limitation, damages for loss of use, data or profits, arising out of or in any way connected with the use or performance of the site, with the delay or inability to use the site or related services, the provision of or failure to provide Services, or to deliver the Collectables or for any information, software, Collectables, services and related graphics obtained through the site, or any interaction between you and other participants of the www.NovelEmporium.com or otherwise arising out of the use of the www.NovelEmporium.com damages resulting from use of or reliance on the information present, whether based on contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or otherwise, even if the www.NovelEmporium.com or any of its affiliates/suppliers have been advised of the possibility of damages. If, despite the limitation above, the Company is found liable for any loss or damage which arises out of or in any way connected with the use of the www.NovelEmporium.com and/ or provision of Services, then the liability of the Company will in no event exceed, 50% (Fifty percent) of the amount you paid to the Company in connection with such transaction(s) on this www.NovelEmporium.com You accept all responsibility for and hereby agree to indemnify and hold harmless the company from and against, any actions were taken by you or by any person authorized to use your account, including without limitation, disclosure of passwords to third parties. By using the www.NovelEmporium.com you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the indemnified parties from any and all liability regarding your use of the site or participation in any site's activities. If you are dissatisfied with the www.NovelEmporium.com or the Services or any portion thereof, or do not agree with these terms, your only recourse and exclusive remedy shall be to stop using the site.
27) LIMITATION ON LIABILITY & BUYER,S PROTECTION
The Ripple Mind Private Limited is not liable for any damages that may occur to you as a result of your use of the www.NovelEmporium.com or Services, to the fullest extent permitted by law. The maximum liability of the Ripple Mind Private Limited arising from or relating to these Terms of Service is limited to the lesser of Rs. 1000 (Rupees One Thousand only) or the amount You paid to the Ripple Mind Private Limited in the last six (6) months. This section applies to any and all claims by You, including, but not limited to, lost profits or revenues, consequential or punitive damages, negligence, strict liability, fraud, or torts of any kind.
26a) BUYER’S PROTECTION
www.NovelEmporium.com a portal of Ripple Mind Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore (INDIA) is only dedicated for collectibles in India & its related services which will be its kind 1st in the world.
Marudhar Arts which is The parent company of www.NovelEmporium.com will provide the 99.99% protections of collectibles (where specified in each collectible’s listing) purchased on www.NovelEmporium.com
Non-one collectibles will be published on www.NovelEmporium.com portal for sale without digital inspection of the expert of some categories (Which are specified in each collectible’s listing)
Each collectable purchased by any respective collector on www.NovelEmporium.com portal that collectibles 1st has to ship to Marudhar Arts, Bangalore by our listed respective vendor and then the expert panel team member of Marudhar arts will physical examine each collectible’s authenticity and then it will ship to the respective buyer to avoid to the sale of Fake or Duplicate collectables.
If any collectible will found doubtful then purchased will be rejected and will send to the vendor and the vendor will be blocked on portal and buyer’s 100% Money will be refunded on the same method, what he/she paid.
About the bidding in the auction, Ripple Mind Pvt. Ltd., | www.NovelEmporium.com | Marudhar Arts will not be involved anywhere related to any auction lot (s), its bidder solely bidder’s responsibility to refer Auctioneer’s terms & conditions about before place the bid (S).
28) GENERAL PROVISIONS:
a) LANGUAGE: All communications made or notices given pursuant to these Terms of Service shall be in the English language.
b) JURISDICTION, VENUE & GOVERNING LAW: Through Your use of the www.NovelEmporium.com or Services, You agree that the laws of India shall govern any matter or dispute relating to or arising out of these Terms of Service, as well as any dispute of any kind that may arise between You and the Ripple Mind Private Limited, with the exception of its conflict of law provisions. In case any litigation specifically permitted under these Terms of Service is initiated, the Parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts at Bangalore, India. The Parties agree that this choice of law, venue, and jurisdiction provision is not permissive, but rather mandatory in nature. You hereby waive the right to any objection of venue, including assertion of the doctrine of forum non-conveniens or similar doctrine.
This Agreement, or the rights granted hereunder, may not be assigned, sold, leased, or otherwise transferred in whole or part by you. Should these Terms of Service, or the rights granted hereunder, by assigned, sold, leased or otherwise transferred by the Ripple Mind Private Limited, the rights and liabilities of the Ripple Mind Private Limited will bind and inure to any assignees, administrators, successors, and executors.
If any part or sub-part of these Terms of Service is held invalid or unenforceable by a court of law or competent arbitrator, the remaining parts and sub-parts will be enforced to the maximum extent possible. In such condition, the remainder of these Terms of Service shall continue in full force.
e) NO WAIVER:
In the event that we fail to enforce any provision of these Terms of Service, this shall not constitute a waiver of any future enforcement of that provision or of any other provision. Waiver of any part or sub-part of these Terms of Service will not constitute a waiver of any other part or sub-part.
f) HEADINGS FOR CONVENIENCE ONLY:
Headings of parts and sub-parts under these Terms of Service are for convenience and organization, only. Headings shall not affect the meaning of any provisions of these Terms of Service.
g) NO AGENCY, PARTNERSHIP OR JOINT VENTURE:
No agency, partnership, or joint venture has been created between the Parties as a result of these Terms of Service. No Party has any authority to bind the other to third parties.
h) FORCE MAJEURE:
The Ripple Mind Private Limited is not liable for any failure to perform due to causes beyond its reasonable control including, but not limited to, acts of God, acts of civil authorities, acts of military authorities, riots, embargoes, acts of nature and natural disasters, and other acts which may be due to unforeseen circumstances.
i) ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS PERMITTED:
Electronic communications are permitted to both Parties under these Terms of Service, including e-mail or fax. For any questions or concerns, please email Us at the following address: Support@NovelEmporium.com
Last Update: 11th March 2021