TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • THIS WEBSITE IS OWNED AND OPERATED BY INDIAN ASSOCIATION OF HALLMARKING CENTRES (HENCEFORTH REFERRED AS "IAHC" OR "WE" OR "US" OR "OUR") HAVING ITS REGISTERED OFFICE AT C-16, 3RD FLOOR, CENTRAL MARKET, LAJPAT NAGAR, NEW DELHI-110 024 AND ITS PRESENT ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE AT 203, JEET COMPLEX, ABOVE VALLABHA DINING HALL, JAIN TEMPLE LANE, C G ROAD, NAVRANGPURA, AHMEDABAD-380 009. IN USING THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY OUR WEBSITE YOU ARE DEEMED TO HAVE ACCEPTED THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS LISTED BELOW OR AS MAY BE REVISED FROM TIME TO TIME, WHICH IS, FOR AN INDEFINITE PERIOD AND YOU UNDERSTAND AND AGREE THAT YOU ARE BOUND BY SUCH TERMS AND CONDITIONS TILL THE TIME YOU ACCESS THIS WEBSITE.
  • IAHC RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CHANGE THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS FROM TIME TO TIME WITHOUT ANY OBLIGATION TO INFORM YOU AND IT IS YOUR RESPONSIBILITY TO LOOK THROUGH THEM AS OFTEN AS POSSIBLE. ALL RIGHTS INCLUDING COPYRIGHT, IN THIS WEBSITE, ARE OWNED BY IAHC. ANY USE OF THIS WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENTS, INCLUDING COPYING OR STORING IT IN WHOLE OR PART WITHOUT THE PERMISSION OF IAHC IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.
  • IF YOU HAVE ANY QUERIES ABOUT THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OR ANY COMPLAINTS OR SUGGESTIONS REGARDING OUR WEBSITE, PLEASE FEEL FREE TO WRITE TO IAHC.SECRETARY@YAHOO.IN  OR  IAHC.COORDINATOR@GMAIL.COM.
  • You are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of this website, including, without limitation to :
  1. Accessing data not intended for you or logging onto a server or an account which you are not authorized to access.
  2. Attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization.
  3. Attempting to interfere with service to any other user, host or network, including without limitation via means of submitting a virus to the site, overloading, flooding, spamming, mail-bombing or crashing.
  4. Sending unsolicited email, including promotions and or advertising of products or services;
  5. Forging any TCP / IP packet header or any part of the header information in any email or newsgroup, posting violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. iahc will investigate occurrences that may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting users who are involved in such violations. You agree not to use any device, software or routine to interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of this site or any activity being conducted on this site. You agree, further, not to use or attempt to use any engine, software, tool, agent or other device or mechanism (including, without limitation, browsers, spiders, robots, avatars or intelligent agents) to navigate or search this site other than the search engine and search agents available on this site and other than generally available third party web browsers (e.g. Microsoft Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox).
  • IAHC owns the copyright to all the contents of this website, including images. All trademarks and other intellectual property are owned or licensed to us (unless otherwise specified).
  • You shall not copy, reproduce, distribute, republish, download, display, post or transmit any part of the website without the written consent from us.  While our website is as accurate as possible, we cannot accept responsibility for any inaccuracies or errors beyond our reasonable control. We cannot guarantee that colored images will be rendered correctly on different computer monitors.
  • The website may contain links to other websites; these external websites are not under our control. We cannot be held responsible for such websites and cannot make any warranties about them. We provide these links because we think they might interest you, but we do not monitor or endorse these websites.
  • All reviews, comments, feedback, postcards, suggestions, ideas and other submissions disclosed, submitted or offered in connection with your use of this website will be and remain the property of iahc. 
  • Thus, iahc owns exclusively all such rights, titles and interests and shall not be limited in any way in its use, commercial or otherwise of any comments. iahc will be entitled to use, reproduce, disclose, modify, adapt, create derivative works from, publish, display and distribute any Comments you submit for any purpose whatsoever, without restriction and without compensating you in any way. iahc will be under no obligation :
  1. To maintain any comments in confidence
  2. To pay you any compensation for any comments
  3. To respond to any comments
  • You agree and confirm that any comments submitted by you to the website will not violate this policy or any right of any third party, including copyright, trademark, privacy or other personal or proprietary right(s) and will not cause injury to any person or entity. You further agree that no Comments submitted by you to the website will be or contain libellous or otherwise unlawful, threatening, abusive or obscene material, or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mails or any form of spam.
  • iahc does not regularly review posted comments but does reserve the right (but not the obligation) to monitor and edit or remove any comments submitted to this website. You grant iahc the right to use the name that you submit in connection with any comments. You agree not to use a false email address, impersonate any person or entity, or otherwise mislead as to the origin of any comments you submit. You are and shall remain solely responsible for the content of any comments you make and you further agree to keep indemnified iahc and its affiliates for all claims resulting from any comments submitted by you. iahc and its affiliates are not responsible nor assume any liability for any comments submitted by you or any third party.
  • iahc reserve all intellectual property rights in all text, programs, products, processes, technology, content and other materials, which appear on this website.
  • Access to this website does not authorize anyone to use any name, logo or mark in any manner.
  • All materials, including images, text, illustrations, designs, icons, photographs, programs, music clips or downloads, video clips and written and other materials that are part of this website (collectively content are intended solely for personal and non-commercial use). You may download or copy the contents and other materials displayed on the website for your personal use only. No right, title or interest in any downloaded materials is transferred to you as a result of any such downloading or copying. You will not reproduce (except as noted above), publish, transmit, distribute, display, modify, create derivative works from, sell or participate in any sale of or exploit in any way, in whole or in part, any of the contents of the website. All software used on this website is the property of IAHC or its suppliers and they are protected by Indian and international copyright laws.
  • This user agreement shall be construed in accordance with the applicable laws of India. The courts at Ahmedabad shall alone have exclusive jurisdiction in any proceedings arising out of this user agreement.
  • ONLY THE AHCS WHO ARE APPROVED/RECOGNIZED BY BUREAU OF INDIAN STANDARDS (BIS) ARE  ELIGIBLE TO APPLY FOR THE MEMBERSHIP OF IAHC.
  • ANY BIS APPROVED AHC SHALL APPLY FOR THE MEMBERSHIP OF INDIAN ASSOCIATION OF HALLMARKING CENTRES (IAHC) AND SHALL AGREE THAT IF IT IS ALLOTTED THE MEMBERSHIP OF IAHC, IT WILL FOLLOW AND ABIDE BY ALL RULES & REGULATIONS, TERMS & CONDITIONS AND BYE LAWS OF IAHC FRAMED FROM TIME TO TIME.
  • THE PRESENT ONE TIME MEMBERSHIP ENROLLMENT FEES IS RS. 5000/- (RUPEES FIVE THOUSAND ONLY) AND THE ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION FEES IS RS. 2000/- (RUPEES TWO THOUSAND ONLY) PER FINANCIAL YEAR I.E. FROM 1ST APRIL OF THE CURRENT YEAR TO 31ST MARCH OF THE NEXT YEAR IRRESPECTIVE OF THE DATE OF APPLICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP. GST WILL BE EXTRA AS APPLICABLE (PRESENT RATE IS @ 18%). 
  • IN CASE OF ANY MEMBER FAILING TO ABIDE BY ANY RULES AND/OR REGULATIONS AND/OR TERMS AND/OR CONDITIONS AND/OR BYE LAWS OF IAHC, ITS MEMBERSHIP MAY BE CANCELLED WITH PRIOR NOTICE. IN SUCH CASE NO REFUND OF ANY AMOUNT WILL BE PAID BY IAHC TO THAT MEMBER.
  • EACH DETAIL GIVEN AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION FOR NEW MEMBERSHIP SHALL BE TRUE AND CORRECT. IF ANY OF THE GIVEN DETAILS IS FOUND TO BE INCORRECT AT ANY TIME; IAHC WILL HAVE FULL RIGHT TO TERMINATE/SUSPEND/CANCEL THE MEMBERSHIP WITH DUE NOTICE TO SUCH AHC. IN SUCH CASE, IAHC WILL NOT BE LIABLE TO REFUND ANY AMOUNT.
  • WHENEVER THERE IS ANY CHANGE IN ANY OF THE DETAILS OF ANY MEMBER LIKE NAME OF THE CENTRE, ADDRESS, RECOGNITION DETAILS, CONSTITUTION, DETAILS OF PROMOTERS, ETC; IT IS MANDATORY TO INFORM THE SAME TO IAHC WITH REQUISITE SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS IMMEDIATELY. 
  • THE PRINCIPAL MEMBER & SECONDARY MEMBER SHOULD BE THE PROPRIETOR/ ONE OF THE PARTNERS/ ONE OF THE DIRECTORS ONLY.
  • ONLY THE PRINCIPAL & SECONDARY MEMBER WILL HAVE RIGHTS TO ATTEND THE MEETINGS OF ASSOCIATION AND HAVE RIGHT TO CAST VOTE THERE IN.
  • THE ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION SHALL BE PAID BY THE MEMBER IN THE MONTH OF APRIL OF EACH YEAR. IN CASE THE ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTION AMOUNT IS NOT PAID BY 31ST MAY OF THAT YEAR, THE ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE WILL BE DENIED TO SUCH MEMBER. IT WILL BE RESUMED AS SOON AS THE DUES ARE CLEAR.
  • ONE MEMBERSHIP WILL BE ALLOTTED AGAINST ONE BIS RECOGNITION NUMBER.
  • SUBJECT TO ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE JURISDICTION ONLY.