Terms and Conditions

Welcome to DirectMatrimony.com. In order to use the DirectMatrimony.com Site ("Site"), you must register as a member of the Site ("Member"). The Member or any users using the Site agree to be bound by these Terms of Use ("Agreement"). If you wish to become a Member and communicate with other Members and make use of the DirectMatrimony.com service ("Service"), read these Terms of Use and follow the instructions in the Registration process. This Agreement sets out the legally binding terms for your membership. This Agreement may be modified by DirectMatrimony.com from time to time.
  1. Eligibility: To register as a member of DirectMatrimony.com or use this Site, you must be of legal marriageable age as per the laws of India (currently, 18 years or over for females and 21 years or over for males). The DirectMatrimony.com Site is only to facilitate lawful marriages between persons who are legally competent to enter into matrimony under the laws to which they are subject. Membership in the Service is void where prohibited. By using this Site, you represent and warrant that you have the right, authority, and legal capacity to enter into this Agreement and that you are not prohibited or prevented by any applicable law for the time being in force or any order or decree or injunction from any court, tribunal or any such competent authority restraining you from entering into matrimony. You also agree to abide by all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. If at any time DirectMatrimony.com is of the opinion (in its sole discretion) or has any reason to believe that you are not eligible to become a member or that you have made any misrepresentation about your eligibility, DirectMatrimony.com reserves the right to forthwith terminate your membership and / or your right to use the Service.
  2. Term: You may terminate your membership at any time, for any reason by writing to DirectMatrimony.com. after logging in to site using your credentials. if found in breach of these terms DirectMatrimony.com may terminate your membership/ remove profile/ block access to the Site with or without sending notice to you at the email address or mobile number you provide in your application for membership or such other email address or mobile number as you may later provide to DirectMatrimony.com. Even after this Agreement is terminated, certain provisions will remain in effect including sections 4,5,7,9-12, privacy policy, disclaimer, inclusive, of this Agreement.
  3. Non-Commercial Use by Members: The DirectMatrimony.com Site is for the personal use of individual members only, and cannot be used in connection with any commercial endeavors. This includes providing links to other web sites, whether deemed competitive to DirectMatrimony.com or otherwise. Organizations, companies, and/or businesses cannot become Members of DirectMatrimony.com and should not use the DirectMatrimony.com Service or Site for any purpose. Illegal and/or unauthorized uses of the Site, including unauthorized framing of or linking to the Site will be investigated, and appropriate legal action will be taken, including without limitation, civil, criminal, and injunctive redress.
  4. Other Terms of Use by Members:
    • DirectMatrimony.com reserves the right in it's sole discretion to review the activity & status of each account & block/ discontinue/ remove the account/ profile of a member based on such review.
    • Multiple profiles of the same person are not allowed on DirectMatrimony.com. DirectMatrimony.com reserves the right to deactivate all multiple profiles.
    • You cannot engage in advertising to, or solicitation of, other Members to buy or sell any products or services through the Service. You will not transmit any chain letters or junk email/SMS, inappropriate messages to other DirectMatrimony.com members. Although DirectMatrimony.com cannot monitor the conduct of its Members off the DirectMatrimony.com Site, it is also a violation of these rules to use any information obtained from the Service in order to harass, abuse, or harm another person, or in order to contact, advertise to, solicit, or sell to any Member without their prior explicit consent. In order to protect DirectMatrimony.com and/or our Members from any abuse / misuse, DirectMatrimony.com reserves the right to restrict the number of communications / profile contacts & responses / email / SMS which a Member may send to other Member in any 24-hour period to a number which DirectMatrimony.com deems appropriate at its sole discretion.
    • You cannot use any automated processes, including IRC Bots, EXE's, CGI or any other programs/scripts to view content on or communicate / contact / respond / interact with DirectMatrimony.com and/or its members.
    • DirectMatrimony.com reserves the right to screen communications/ messages that you may send to other Member(s) and also regulate the same by deleting and or editing unwarranted/ obscene communications at any time at its sole discretion without prior notice to any Member.
  5. Proprietary Rights in Content on DirectMatrimony.com: DirectMatrimony.com owns and retains all proprietary rights in the DirectMatrimony.com Site and the DirectMatrimony.com Service. The Site contains the copyrighted material, trademarks, and other proprietary information of DirectMatrimony.com, and its licensors. Except for that information which you have been given permission, you cannot copy, modify, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, or sell any such proprietary information. Any such act or an attempted act on your part shall constitute a violation of this Agreement and your membership is liable to be terminated forthwith by DirectMatrimony.com.
  6. Content Posted on the Site:
    • You understand and agree that DirectMatrimony.com may delete any content, messages, photos or profiles (collectively, "Content") that in the sole judgment of DirectMatrimony.com violate this Agreement or which might be offensive, illegal, or that might violate the rights, harm, or threaten the safety of either DirectMatrimony.com and/or its Members.
    • With respect to Content you submit or make available for inclusion on publicly accessible areas of the Site including but not limited to your contact details, you hereby unconditionally and irrevocably grant to DirectMatrimony.com the license to use, distribute, reproduce, modify, adapt, publicly perform and publicly display such Content on the Site or on other medium from time to time.
    • You understand and hereby agree that all information, data, text, photographs, graphics, messages, tags, or other Content whether publicly posted or privately transmitted or otherwise made available to DirectMatrimony.com members, are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such Content originated and shall be at the member's/person's sole risks and consequences. This means that you ( and not DirectMatrimony.com ) is solely responsible for all Content that you upload, post, email, SMS, transmit or otherwise make available via the Service. DirectMatrimony.com does not control the Content posted via the Service and, as such, does not guarantee the accuracy, integrity or quality of such Content. Under no circumstances will DirectMatrimony.com be liable in any way for any Content, including, but not limited to, any errors or omissions in any Content, or any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any Content posted, emailed, SMS sent, transmitted or otherwise made available via the Service.
    • You are solely responsible for the Content that you publish or display (hereinafter, "post") on the DirectMatrimony.com service or on DirectMatrimony.com Site or transmit to other DirectMatrimony.com Members. DirectMatrimony.com may from time to time review the content posted. DirectMatrimony.com reserves the right to remove the content or block/ discontinue/ remove the account/ profile of a member based on such review if there is any doubt on its authenticity. To verify the authenticity of Content posted on the Site. In exercising this right, DirectMatrimony.com may ask you to provide any documentary or other form of evidence supporting the Content you post on the Site.
    • By posting Content to any public area of DirectMatrimony.com, you automatically grant, and you represent and warrant that you have the right to grant, to DirectMatrimony.com, and other DirectMatrimony.com Members, an irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, fully-paid, worldwide license to use, copy, perform, display, and distribute such information and content and to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such information and content, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing.
    • The following is an indicative list of the kind of Content that is illegal or prohibited on the Site. DirectMatrimony.com will investigate and take appropriate legal action in its sole discretion against anyone who violates this Agreement, including without limitation, removing the offending communication / Content from the Service and terminating the Membership of such violators. Illegal and prohibitive Content includes Content that which:
      • is offensive to the community, such as Content that promotes racism, bigotry , hatred or physical harm of any kind against any group or individual;
      • harasses or advocates harassment of another person;
      • involves the transmission of "junk mail", "chain letters," "bulk SMS", or unsolicited mass mailing or "spamming";
      • promotes information that you know is false, misleading or promotes illegal activities or conduct that is abusive, threatening, obscene, defamatory or libelous;
      • promotes an illegal or unauthorized copy of another person's copyrighted work, such as providing pirated computer programs or links to them, providing information to circumvent manufacture-installed copy-protect devices, or providing pirated music or links to pirated music files;
      • contains restricted or password only access pages, or hidden pages or images (those not linked to or from another accessible page) ;
      • displays pornographic or sexually explicit material of any kind;
      • provides material that exploits people under the age of 18 in a sexual or violent manner, or solicits personal information from anyone under 18;
      • provides instructional information about illegal activities such as making or buying illegal weapons, violating someone's privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses;
      • solicits passwords or personal identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users; and
      • engages in commercial activities and/or sales without our prior written consent such as contests, sweepstakes, barter, advertising, and pyramid schemes.
    • You must use the DirectMatrimony.com Service in a manner consistent with any and all applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules and regulations.
    • You cannot include in your Member profile, visible to other members, any telephone numbers, street addresses, URL's, and email addresses.
  7. Copyright Policy: You cannot post, distribute, or reproduce in any way any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information without obtaining the prior written consent of the owner of such proprietary rights. Without limiting the foregoing, if you believe that your work has been copied and posted on the DirectMatrimony.com service in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide us with the following information: an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the our Site; your address, telephone number, and email address; a written statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf. Notice of claims of copyright infringement can be sent to us.
  8. Member Disputes: You are solely responsible for your interactions with other DirectMatrimony.com Members. DirectMatrimony.com reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor disputes between you and other Members. DirectMatrimony.com also reserves the right to take appropriate action against errant members. However, DirectMatrimony.com is not obliged to share such action with other members, including complainants. DirectMatrimony.com expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for any transactions or interactions between the members inter-se.
  9. Limitation on Liability: In no event will DirectMatrimony.com be liable to you or any third person for any indirect, consequential, exemplary, incidental, special or punitive damages, including also lost profits arising from your use of the Site or the DirectMatrimony.com Service, even if DirectMatrimony.com has been advised of the possibility of such damages. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, DirectMatrimony.com's, liability to you for any cause whatsoever, and regardless of the form of the action, will at all times be limited to the amount paid, if any, by you to DirectMatrimony.com, for the Service during the term of membership.
  10. Disputes: If there is any dispute about or involving the Site and/or the Service, by using the Site, you unconditionally agree that all such disputes and/or differences will be governed by the laws of India and shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Competent Courts in India only.
  11. Indemnity: You agree to indemnify and hold DirectMatrimony.com, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents, and other partners and employees, fully indemnified and harmless from any loss, liability, claim, or demand, including reasonable attorney's fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of your use of the Service in violation of this Agreement and/or arising from a breach of these Terms of Use and/or any breach of your representations and warranties set forth above and/or any fraudulent act on your part.
  12. Other:
    • By becoming a Member of the DirectMatrimony.com service, you agree to receive certain specific email or SMS from DirectMatrimony.com and/or its group sites. You can manage your subscription to these emails or SMS from settings page for your account.
    • You hereby confirm that as on date of registration, you have not registered yourselves on the Do Not Disturb (DND) subscriber list with any telecom operator / authority. In the event, you register yourselves as a Do Not Disturb (DND) subscriber, you hereby confirm that you do not have any objection to receive messages (promotional or otherwise) from DirectMatrimony.com or any of its affiliate companies.
    • This Agreement, accepted upon use of the Site and further affirmed by becoming a Member of the DirectMatrimony.com service, contains the entire agreement between you and DirectMatrimony.com regarding the use of the Site and/or the Service. If any provision of this Agreement is held invalid, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect.
By becoming a member of DirectMatrimony.com and/or using the Services of the Site, you unconditionally and irrevocably confirm that you have read the above provisions and agree to abide by them. Please contact us with any questions regarding this service agreement.