Omkar-e reserves the right to modify these TOS at any time without advance notice. Any changes to these TOS will be effective immediately upon posting on this page, with an updated effective date. By accessing the Site after any changes have been made, you signify your agreement on a prospective basis to the modified TOS and all of the changes. Be sure to return to this page periodically to ensure familiarity with the most current version of these TOS. Ignorance of the same will not be an excuse.
Omkar-e offers online courses that include opportunities for any leraner who like to learn courses. OMKAR-e means and includes BAOU (Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University) & its members to whom identification will be provided the information of which will be available on site.
You agree that you are responsible for your own use of the Site and for your User Postings. "User Postings" include all content submitted, posted, published or distributed on the Site by you or other users of the Site, including but not limited to all forum posts, wiki edits, notes, questions, comments, videos and file uploads. You agree that you will use the Site in compliance with these TOS and all applicable local, state, national and international laws, rules and regulations, including copyright laws, any laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported from your country of residence, and all Indian laws.
As a condition of your use of the Omkar-e services, you will not use the Site in any manner intended to damage, disable, overburden or impair any Omkar-e server or the network(s) connected to any Omkar-e server or to interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the Site. You may not attempt to gain unauthorized access to the Site, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to any Omkar-e server through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information stored on the Site, its servers or associated computers through any means not intentionally made available through the Site.
Furthermore, you agree not to scrape, or otherwise download in bulk, any Site content, including but not limited to a list or directory of users on the system, on-line text, User Postings or user information. You agree not to misrepresent or attempt to misrepresent your identity while using the Site.
In order to participate fully in Site activities, you must provide your name and other details asked when you enrol for the subject/course, an email address and a user password in order to create a user account ("User Account"). You agree that you will never divulge or share access or access information for your User Account with any third party for any reason. In setting up your User Account, you may be prompted to enter additional optional information (e.g., your address). You represent that all information provided by you is accurate, correct and current. You agree to maintain and update your information to keep it accurate, correct and current. If incorrect information is provided it will amount to cheating etc. and one will be dealt with strictly for that as per Indian laws within jurisdiction of court where Omkae-e – BAOU head office is situated.
Unless indicated as being in the public domain, the content on the Site is protected by relevant Indian copyright and subject laws. Unless otherwise expressly stated on the Site, the texts, exams, video, images and other instructional materials provided with the courses offered on this Site are for your personal use in connection with those courses only. We aim to make much of the Omkar-e course content available under more open license terms that will help create a vibrant ecosystem of contributors and further Omkar-e's goal of making education accessible and affordable to the world.
Certain reference documents, digital textbooks, articles and other information on the Site are used with the permission of third parties, and use of that information is subject to certain rules and conditions, which will be posted along with the information. By using this Site you agree to abide by all such rules and conditions.
You agree to retain all copyright and other notices on any content you obtain from the Site. All rights in the Site and its content, if not expressly granted, are reserved.
By submitting or distributing your User Postings, you affirm, represent and warrant (1) that you have the necessary rights, licenses, consents and/or permissions to reproduce and publish the User Postings and to authorize Omkar-e and its users to reproduce, modify, publish and otherwise use and distribute your User Postings in a manner consistent with the licenses granted by you below, and (2) that neither your submission of your User Postings nor the exercise of the licenses granted below will infringe or violate the rights of any third party. You, and not Omkar-e, are solely responsible for your User Postings and the consequences of posting or publishing them. It will not be an obligation of OMKAR-e to inquire about your authority.
By submitting or distributing your User Postings, you hereby grant to Omkar-e a worldwide, non-exclusive, transferable, assignable, sub licensable, fully paid-up, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to host, transfer, display, perform, reproduce, modify, distribute, re-distribute, relicense and otherwise use, make available and exploit your User Postings, in whole or in part, in any form and in any media formats and through any media channels (now known or hereafter developed).
By submitting or distributing your User Postings, you hereby grant to each user of the Site a non-exclusive license to access and use your User Postings in connection with their use of the Site for their own personal purposes.
Omkar-e and the colleges, universities and other institutions providing courses on the Site may offer a certificate of achievement or other acknowledgment (a "Certificate") for students who, in their judgment, have satisfactorily demonstrated mastery of the course material. Certificates will be issued by Omkar-e under the name of the underlying Member from where the course is originated, i.e. BAOU (Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University) and or any other institute etc. The decision whether a Certificate will be awarded to a given student will be solely within the discretion of the awarding Member. Omkar-e and/or the Members providing courses on the Site may choose not to offer a Certificate for some courses. At present no certificate is to be issued and all courses on web site are free. As and when decided to issue certificate for the course, same will be informed here. For that make yourself update within this ToS.
Subject to the foregoing, you may be required to pay a fee to receive an ID Certificate of Achievement (a “Verified Certificate”) with respect to certain courses on the Site, in which case, the following processes and requirements shall apply:
For a period of fourteen (14) calendar days from the course start date (“Drop Period”), you may withdraw or unregister from the course by clicking on the unregister link on the student dashboard and request a refund by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include your full name and order number in your email request. Refunds will be credited to the account used when you registered. Omkar-e has no obligation to issue a refund after the Drop Period, but if you believe a refund is warranted, please email us at email@example.com which will be considered and decision would be informed. It will not be a right to have refund. Quantum of refund would be subject to facts of the case and discretion of BAOU.
When you take a course through Omkar-e, you will not be an applicant for admission to, or enrolled in, any other programs of the BAOU or of the Member of registering for or completing a course provided by BAOU or Member through Omkar-e. You will not be entitled to use any of the resources of the BAOU or Member beyond the online courses provided on the Site, nor you will be eligible to receive student privileges or benefits provided to students enrolled in any programs of the BAOU or Member.
All marks not owned by Omkar-e or the Members that appear on the Site or on or through the services made available on or through the Site, if any, are the property of their respective owners.
All Trademarks not owned by Omkar-e or the Members that appear on the Site or on or through the services made available on or through the Site, if any, are the property of their respective owners.
Nothing contained on the Site should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any mark displayed on the Site without the written permission of the owner of the applicable mark.
Copyright owners who believe their material has been infringed on the Site should contact Omkar-e's designated copyright agent and Notification must include:
THE SITE AND ANY INFORMATION, CONTENT OR SERVICES MADE AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE SITE ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND (EXPRESS, IMPLIED OR OTHERWISE), INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT, EXCEPT INSOFAR AS ANY SUCH IMPLIED WARRANTIES MAY NOT BE DISCLAIMED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.
OMKAR-E AND THE OMKAR-E PARTICIPANTS (AS HERINAFTER DEFINED) DO NOT WARRANT THAT THE SITE WILL OPERATE IN AN UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE MANNER, THAT THE SITE IS FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE COURSES OR CONTENT PROVIDED WILL MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS. OMKAR-E AND THE OMKAR-E PARTICIPANTS ALSO MAKE NO WARRANTY ABOUT THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS, OR QUALITY OF THE SITE OR ANY COURSES OR CONTENT, OR THAT ANY PARTICULAR COURSES OR CONTENT WILL CONTINUE TO BE MADE AVAILABLE. “OMKAR-E PARTICIPANTS” MEANS BAOU AND THE OTHER MEMBERS, THE ENTITIES PROVIDING INFORMATION, CONTENT OR SERVICES FOR THE SITE, THE COURSE INSTRUCTORS AND THEIR STAFFS.
You understand that when using the Site you will be exposed to User Postings from a variety of sources and that neither Omkar-e nor the Omkar-e Participants are responsible for the accuracy, usefulness, reliability or intellectual property rights of or relating to such User Postings. You further understand and acknowledge that you may be exposed to User Postings that are inaccurate, offensive, defamatory, indecent or objectionable and you agree to waive, and hereby do waive, any legal or equitable rights or remedies you have or may have against Omkar-e or any of the Omkar-e Participants with respect thereto. Neither Omkar-e nor any of the Omkar-e Participants endorse any User Postings or any opinion, recommendation or advice expressed therein. Neither Omkar-e nor any of the Omkar-e Participants have any obligation to monitor any User Postings or any other user communications through the Site.
However, Omkar-e reserves the right to review User Postings and to exercise its sole discretion to edit or remove, in whole or in part, any User Posting at any time and for any reason, or to allow the Omkar-e Participants to do so. Without limiting the foregoing, upon receiving notice from a user or a content owner that a User Posting allegedly does not conform to these TOS, Omkar-e may investigate the allegation and determine in its sole discretion whether to remove the User Posting, which it reserves the right to do at any time and without notice.
The Site may include hyperlinks to sites maintained or controlled by others. Omkar-e and the Omkar-e Participants are not responsible for and do not routinely screen, approve, review or endorse the contents of or use of any of the products or services that may be offered at these sites. If you decide to access linked third-party websites, you do so at your own risk.
TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU AGREE THAT NEITHER OMKAR-E NOR ANY OF THE OMKAR-E PARTICIPANTS WILL BE LIABLE TO YOU FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGES, EITHER ACTUAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL, ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE, OR YOUR (OR ANY THIRD PARTY'S) USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE THE SITE, OR YOUR PLACEMENT OF CONTENT ON THE SITE, OR YOUR RELIANCE UPON INFORMATION OBTAINED FROM OR THROUGH THE SITE, WHETHER YOUR CLAIM IS BASED IN CONTRACT, TORT, STATUTORY OR OTHER LAW.
IN PARTICULAR, TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, NEITHER OMKAR-E NOR ANY OF THE OMKAR-E PARTICIPANTS WILL HAVE ANY LIABILITY FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR UNFORESEEABLE AND WHETHER OR NOT OMKAR-E OR ANY OF THE OMKAR-E PARTICIPANTS HAS BEEN NEGLIGENT OR OTHERWISE AT FAULT (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, CLAIMS FOR DEFAMATION, ERRORS, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF DATA OR INTERRUPTION IN AVAILABILITY OF DATA).
CERTAIN LAWS DO NOT ALLOW LIMITATIONS ON IMPLIED WARRANTIES OR THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES. IF THESE LAWS APPLY TO YOU, SOME OR ALL OF THE ABOVE DISCLAIMERS, EXCLUSIONS, OR LIMITATIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU, AND YOU MIGHT HAVE ADDITIONAL RIGHTS.
You agree to defend, hold harmless and indemnify Omkar-e, BAOU and the Omkar-e Participants, and their respective subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, faculty, students, fellows, governing board members, agents and employees from and against any third-party claims, actions or demands arising out of, resulting from or in any way related to your use of the Site, including any liability or expense arising from any and all claims, losses, damages (actual and consequential), suits, judgments, litigation costs and attorneys' fees, of every kind and nature. In such a case, Omkar-e or one of the Omkar-e Participants will provide you with written notice of such claim, suit or action.
You agree that Omkar-e - BAOU, in its sole discretion, may terminate your use of the Site or your participation in it, for any reason or no reason, upon notice to you. It is Omkar-e - BAOU's policy to terminate in appropriate circumstances users of the Site who are repeat copyright infringers. Omkar-e and the Omkar-e Participants reserve the right at any time in their sole discretion to cancel, delay, reschedule or alter the format of any course offered through Omkar-e, or to cease providing any part or all of the Site content or related services, and you agree that neither Omkar-e nor any of the Omkar-e Participants will have any liability to you for such an action. If you no longer desire to participate in the Site, you may terminate your participation at any time. The rights granted to you hereunder will terminate upon any termination of your right to use the Site, but the other provisions of these TOS will survive any such termination.
The failure of Omkar-e to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these TOS shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these TOS is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavor to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision and the other provisions of these TOS shall remain in full force and effect.
You agree that these TOS and any claim or dispute arising out of or relating to these TOS or any content or service obtained from or through the Site will be governed by the Indian laws or laws frame by state of Gujarat, excluding its conflicts of law provisions. You agree that all such claims and disputes will be heard and resolved exclusively in the courts having jurisdiction considering the place where Omkar-e- BAOU head office is situated. You consent to the jurisdiction of those courts over you for this purpose, and you waive and agree not to assert any objection to such proceedings in those courts (including any defense or objection of lack of proper jurisdiction or venue or inconvenience of forum).