Terms & Conditions

(Effective January 01, 2016)

Terms & Conditions

A. INTRODUCTION AND ACCEPTANCE

Welcome to artistize.com (Asha Talent Solutions Private Limited or Artistize; collectively, “we”, “us” or “our”). As used in these terms of use (“Terms of Use”) the singular term “Website” includes all websites and all devices or applications that collect personal information from you that we or our successors, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, and related companies and other companies, under a common control that we may have now or in the future (“Affiliated Companies”) operate that link to these Terms of Use, web pages within each such website, device or application, and web pages that are associated with each such website, device or application.


PLEASE READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE WEBSITE. BY ACCESSING AND/OR USING THE WEBSITE, OTHER THAN TO READ THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR THE FIRST TIME, YOU ARE AGREEING TO COMPLY WITH THESE TERMS, WHICH MAY CHANGE FROM TIME TO TIME AS SET FORTH BELOW. SUCH CHANGES BECOME EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY AND IF YOU USE THE WEBSITE AFTER THEY BECOME EFFECTIVE SUCH USE WILL RATIFY YOUR AGREEMENT TO BE BOUND BY THE CHANGES. YOU SHOULD FREQUENTLY CHECK AND REVIEW THESE TERMS OF USE, SO THAT YOU ARE AWARE OF THE MOST RECENT CHANGES IN RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS THAT APPLY TO YOU. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THESE TERMS OF USE, WE ADVISE YOU TO NOT ACCESS THE WEBSITE.


You agree that these Terms of Use are supported by good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which you hereby acknowledge. Such consideration includes, without limitation, your use of the Website, and the materials and information available on the same. The possibility of publication or publicity of your User Content, as “User Content” is defined below.

In addition to these Terms of Use, we have established a Privacy Policy to explain how we collect and use information about you. A copy of this Privacy Policy can be found at: https://www.artistize.com/Index/privacy_policy and is incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use. By accessing or using the Website, you are also ratifying to our Privacy Policy.

Artistize.com is intended for persons aged 13 and any children’s below 13 are minors and their account will be handled by their parents/guardians. You acknowledge that some parts of artistize.com may contain material that is inappropriate for minors. In case of Artistize.com, we may agree to you (as legal guardian for a minor) registering a profile on behalf of the minor.

If you are located outside India, your use of this Website is at your own risk and initiative and you, not us, are responsible for compliance with any applicable local and national laws. By using this Website, participating in any Website activities, and/or providing us with your personal information, you (i) consent to the transfers and processing of any information you provide to the Website; (ii) understand that this Website will deal with your information in accordance with our Privacy Policy and Indian law. Consequently, you hereby waive any claims that may arise under the laws and regulations that apply to you in any other country or jurisdiction.

As being a child artist below 13 years, if any child who wants to create an Artistize account, his/her account will be under parental guidance and will be operated by parent/guardian.

B. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

The Website and included content, and any derivative works or enhancements of the same) including, but not limited to, all text, illustrations, files, images, softwares, scripts, graphics, sounds, videos, information, content, materials, products, services, URLs, technology, documentation, and interactive features (collectively, the “Website Content” which also includes all the content posted by us on our various social media pages including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, Instagram, and Pinterest) and all intellectual property rights to the same are owned or licensed by us, our licensors, or both. Also, our social media channels shall include content created by others but only with appropriate credits and Artistize does not in any way hold rights over that content. Additionally, all of our trademarks, service marks, trade names and trade dress that may appear on the Website and various Social Media handles are owned by us, our licensors, or both. Except for the limited use rights granted to you in these Terms of Use, you shall not acquire any right, title or interest in the Website or any Website Content. Any rights not explicitly granted in these Terms of Use are reserved.

C. WEBSITE ACCESS AND USE

Access to the Website including, without limitation, the Website Content is provided for your personal and non-commercial use, and information only. When using the Website, you agree to comply with all applicable country, state, and local laws including, without limitation, copyright laws. Except as explicitly permitted in these Terms of Use, you may not use, reproduce, distribute, create derivative works based upon, publicly display, publicly perform, publish, transmit, and otherwise exploit Website Content for any purpose whatsoever, without obtaining prior written consent from us or, in the case third-party content, its respective owner. In certain instances, we may permit you to download or print Website Content or both. In such a case, you may download or print (as applicable) one copy of Website Content for your personal, non-commercial use only. You acknowledge that you do not acquire any ownership rights by downloading or printing Website Content.

The account passwords are kept encrypted; Artistize never accesses user passwords. However, Artistize reserves the right to ascertain the correct legal owner of the account(s) in an event of a dispute or verification of user’s identification with the help of Master Password. If you have any questions about your Personal Information or this policy, please write to legal@artistize.com

You retain all rights to your Personal Information and can access it anytime. In addition, Artistize takes reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend or delete personal information that is shown to be inaccurate/incomplete or require amendments.Furthermore, except as explicitly permitted in these Terms of Use, you may not:

  • Remove, alter, cover or distort any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notice on the Website or Website Content;
  • Circumvent, disable or otherwise interfere with security-related features of the Website including, without limitation, any features that prevent or restrict use or copying of any content or enforce limitations on the use of the Website or Website Content;
  • Use an automatic device (such as a robot or spider) or a manual process to copy or “scrape” the Website or Website Content for any purpose without our written permission. Notwithstanding the foregoing, we grant public search engine operators permission to use automatic devices (such as robots or spiders) to copy Website Content from the Website for the sole purpose of creating, and only to the extent necessary, to create a searchable index of Website Content that is available to the public. We reserve the right to revoke this permission, generally or specifically, at any time;
  • Transmit, distribute or upload programs or material that contain malicious code, such as viruses, time bombs, cancel bots, worms, Trojan horses, spyware, or other potentially harmful programs or other material or information;
  • Forge any TCP/IP packet header or part of the header information in any email or newsgroup posting for any reason;
  • Collect or harvest any personally identifiable information from the Website including, without limitation, user names, passwords, or email addresses;
  • Solicit other users to join or become members of any commercial online service or other organization without our prior written approval;
  • Attempt to or interfere with the proper working of the Website or impair, overburden, or disable the same;
  • Decompile, reverse engineer, or dismantle any portion of any the Website;
  • Use network-monitoring software to determine architecture of or extract usage data from the Website;
  • Encourage conduct that violates any local, state or federal law, either civil or criminal, or impersonate another user, person, or entity (for example, using another person’s Membership (as “Membership” is defined below without permission, etc.);
  • Affect us adversely or reflect negatively on us, the Website, our goodwill, name or reputation or cause duress, distress or discomfort to us or anyone else, or discourage any person, firm or enterprise from using all or any portion, features or functions of the Website, or from advertising, linking or becoming a supplier to us in connection with the Website;
  • Engage in any conduct that restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying the Website.

Furthermore, you agree to fully cooperate with us while we investigate any suspected or actual activity that is in breach of these Terms and Conditions.

D. USER REGISTRATION

In order to access or use some features of the Website, you may have to become a registered user. If you are under the age of 13, you are not permitted to register as a user without parental guidance or with legal guardian.

If you become a registered user, you agree that you will provide true, accurate and complete registration information and, if such information changes, you will promptly update the relevant registration information. During registration, you will create a user name and password (a “Membership”), which may permit you access to certain areas and features of the Website not available to non-registered users. You are responsible for safeguarding and maintaining the confidentiality of your Membership. You are solely responsible for the activity that occurs under your Membership, whether or not you have authorized the activity. You agree to notify us immediately at abuse@artistize.com of any breach of security or unauthorized use of your Membership.

E. USER CONTENT

We permit users to post, upload, transmit through, or otherwise make available on the Website (collectively, “submit”) messages, text, illustrations, files, images, graphics, photos, comments, sounds, music, videos, information, content, and/or other materials (“User Content”). Subject to the rights and license you grant herein, you retain all right, title and interest of your User Content. We do not guarantee any confidentiality with respect to User Content even if it is not published on the Website. It is solely your responsibility to monitor and protect any intellectual property rights that you may have in your User Content, and we do not accept any responsibility for the same.

You shall not submit any User Content protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, or other intellectual property or proprietary right without the express permission of the owner of the respective right. You are solely liable for any damage resulting from your failure to obtain such permission or from any other harm resulting from User Content that you submit. You represent, warrant, and covenant that you will not submit any User Content that:

  • Violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others including, but not limited to, any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, moral right, or other intellectual property or proprietary right of any person or entity;
  • Affects us adversely or reflect negatively on us, the Website, our goodwill, name or reputation or cause duress, distress or discomfort to us or anyone else, or discourages any person, firm or enterprise from using all or any portion, features or functions of the Website, or from advertising, linking or becoming a supplier to us in connection with the Website;
  • Impersonates another or is unlawful, threatening, abusive, libellous, defamatory, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, vulgar, obscene, profane, pornographic and otherwise objectionable;
  • Encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability or violate any law;
  • Is an advertisement for goods or services or a solicitation of funds;
  • Includes personal information such as messages which identify phone numbers, social security numbers, account numbers, addresses, or employer references;
  • Contains a formula, instruction, or advice that could cause harm or injury (how and to what?); and
  • Results in the transmission of junk e-mail, chain letters, duplicated or unsolicited messages, or so-called “spamming” and “phishing.”

Moreover, any conduct by a user that in our sole discretion restricts or inhibits any other user from using or enjoying the Website will not be permitted.

By submitting User Content to us, simultaneously with such submission you automatically grant, or warrant that the owner has expressly granted, to us a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable, non-exclusive, fully sub-licensable, and transferable right and license to use, distribute, publicly display, transmit, and publish the User Content (in whole or in part) on, or in connection with, the Website, the promotion of the Website, and/or the promotion of our clients and/or promotional partners and their products or services.

You also grant us the right, but not the obligation to use your biographical information including, without limitation, your name and geographical location in connection with your User Content. You waive any and all claims you may have now or later in any jurisdiction to so-called “moral rights” or rights of “droit moral” with respect to the User Content.

We reserve the right to display advertisements in connection with your User Content. You acknowledge and agree that your User Content may be included on the websites and advertising networks of our distribution partners and third-party service providers, including their downstream users.

F. MEMBER INVITES

The Member Invite area of the Website is solely a communication platform for enabling connections and collaboration among Website users. We do not take part in the interaction between you and any other Website user in terms of Member Invites. Furthermore, we do not have control over the quality, timing, legality, or any other aspect whatsoever of any Member Invite, nor of the integrity, responsibility or any of the actions or omissions of any Website users in connection with Member Invites. We make no representations about the suitability, reliability, timeliness, legality or accuracy of any aspect of a Member Invite. We do not perform background checks on any Website user, and we cannot confirm that any particular Website user is who they claim to be. We do not assume any responsibility for the accuracy or reliability of any information provided to you in connection with any Member Invite. Neither are we nor our affiliated companies responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any website user. We and our affiliated companies will not be liable for any claim, injury or damage arising in connection with your use of the website or of you being party to any Member Invite.

Member Invites are conducted solely between Website users. We will not be a party to any Member Invite or any contest or contract entered into amongst Website users in connection with any Member Invite.

You may use our “invite friends”, and other similar features, to upload your address book into our Services feature. We store this information, including phone numbers, and use it to help you manage and leverage your contacts in connection with our Services. We also use this information to enhance your experience with our Services by helping you to grow your network by identifying your contacts that are already Members of our Services, providing a template to send invitations on your behalf to your contacts that are not Members, and suggesting people you may know, even if not in your contacts but are not yet connected with you on our Services (as we may infer from your shared connections or shared Artists, creative people, Art institutions and other such factors). We may also use this information to show you and other Members that you share the same uploaded contacts who may or may not be Members.

Please note that when you send an invitation to connect with another individual on our Service (a “Friend”) or to join our Service to connect with you, that person may have access to your email address or, for SMS invitations, mobile number because it may be displayed in the invitation. After sending these invitations, we may also remind your invitees of your invitation on your behalf. Your Artistize friends will also have access to your email address.

We make other tools available to sync information with our Services, and may also develop additional features that allow Members to use their account in conjunction with other third-party services. For example, our mobile applications allow you to sync your device’s calendar, email and/or contacts apps with our Services to show you the Artistize profiles of meeting attendees, email correspondents and/or your contacts.

Another example are software tools that allow you to see our and other public information about the people you email or meet with and leverage our Services to help you gain insights from and grow your network. If you grant these products (mobile applications or our other Services that sync external email and calendar services, such as “Artistize Connected”) permission to access your email and calendar accounts, they will access and may store some of your email header and calendar history information. Our products that sync with external email services may also temporarily cache message content for performance reasons, in a way that is unreadable by us and our service providers.

Any information that you upload or sync with our Services is covered by the Privacy Policy. You can remove your information at your convenience using the features we make available. You can remove your address book and any other synced information at any time.

G. ADVERTISING

From time to time, you may communicate with, receive communications from, be re-directed to, interact with, or participate in or use the services or obtain goods and services of or from, third parties (collectively, the “Advertisers”) such as our advertisers, sponsors, or promotional partners as a result of your use of the Website. All such communication, interaction and participation is strictly and solely between you and such Advertisers and we shall not be responsible or liable to you in any way in connection with these activities or transactions (including, without limitation, any representations, warranties, covenants, contracts or other terms or conditions that may exist between you and the Advertiser or any goods or services you may purchase or obtain from any Advertiser).

H. CONTESTS AND PROMOTIONS

We, or our service providers, suppliers, advertisers, clients and/or other third parties conduct promotions on or through the Website, including, without limitation, skill-based contests (“Promotions”). Each Promotion may have official rules which will be posted or otherwise made available to you and, for purposes of each Promotion, will be deemed incorporated into and form a part of this Agreement. Artistize, in its sole discretion, may terminate any Promotion that does not receive a minimum of 20 submissions.

I. WEBSITE CONTENT & THIRD PARTY LINKS

we provide the Website including, without limitation, Website Content for informational, educational, entertainment and promotional purposes only. You may not rely on any information and opinions expressed on any of our Website for any other purpose. In all instances, it is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, timeliness, completeness and usefulness of Website Content. Under no circumstances will we be liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on any Website Content.

In many instances, Website Content will include content posted by a third-party or will represent the opinions and judgments of a third-party. We do not endorse, warrant and are not responsible for the accuracy, timeliness, completeness and reliability of any opinion, advice, or statement made on the Website by anyone other than authorized employees or spokespersons while acting in their official capacities.

If there is a dispute between persons accessing the Website or between persons accessing the Website and a third party, you understand and agree that we are under no obligation to become involved. If there is such a dispute, you hereby release the Website, us, and our officers, directors, employees, partners, agents, clients, and distribution partners, Affiliated Companies, and each of their related companies (collectively, the “Indemnified Entities”) from claims, demands, and damages of every kind or nature arising out of, relating to, or in any way connected with such dispute.

The Website may contain links to other websites maintained by third parties. We do not operate or control, in any respect, or necessarily endorse the content found on these third-party websites. You assume sole responsibility for your use of third-party links. We are not responsible for any content posted on third-party websites or liable to you for any loss or damage of any sort incurred as a result of your dealings with any third-party or their website.

J. INDEMNIFICATION

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Indemnified Entities from and against any and all claims, liabilities, losses, damages, obligations, costs and expenses (including reasonable attorneys’ fees and costs) arising out of, related to, or may arise in connection with: (i) your access to or use of the Website; (ii) User Content provided by you or through use of your Membership; (iii) any actual or alleged violation or breach by you of these Terms of Use; (iv) any actual or alleged breach of any representation, warranty, or covenant that you have made to us; or (v) your acts or omissions. You agree to cooperate fully with us in the defense of any claim that is the subject of your obligations hereunder.

K. DISCLAIMERS

You explicitly agree that use of the website is at your sole risk. All products and services purchased on or through the website are subject only to any applicable warranties by their respective manufacturers, distributors and suppliers; if any, the website, website content and all products and services purchased on or through the website are provided by us on an “as is” and “as available” basis without warranty of any kind, either express or implied. Without limiting the foregoing and to the fullest extent permitted by law, the indemnified entities disclaim any and all warranties including any: (1) warranties that the website, website content, or any products or services purchased on or through the website will meet your requirements; (2) warranties concerning the availability, accuracy, security, usefulness, timeliness, or informational content of the website, website content, or any products or services purchased on or through the website; (3) warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose; (4) warranties for services or goods received through or advertised on our website or accessed through the website; (5) warranties concerning the accuracy or reliability of the results that may be obtained from the use of the website; (6) warranties that your use of the website will be secure or uninterrupted; and (7) warranties that errors in the website will be corrected.

L. LIMITATION ON LIABILITY

Under no circumstances shall the indemnified entities be liable for indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages (even if the above listed parties have been advised of the possibility of such damages), arising out of, relating to, or in any way connected with the website or these terms of use. Your sole remedy for dissatisfaction with the website includes, without limitation, the website content, stopping use of the website. Such limitation shall also apply to damages incurred by reason of services or products received through or advertised in connection with any part or feature of, or any links on the website, as well as by reason of any information or advice received through or advertised in connection with any part or feature of, or any links on the website. Such limitations shall also apply with respect to damages incurred by reason of any content posted by a third-party or conduct of a third-party on the website. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, in no event shall the cumulative liability of the indemnified entities exceed the greater of the total payments received from you by the indemnified entities during the preceding twelve (12) month period or ₹ 5000/-. Furthermore, you agree that any cause of action arising out of, relating to, or in any way connected with any of the website or these terms of use must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action accrues; otherwise, such cause of action shall be permanently barred.

In some jurisdictions limitations of liability are not permitted. In such jurisdictions, some of the foregoing limitations may not apply to you. These limitations shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law.

M. TERMINATION

We reserve the right in our sole discretion and at any point of time, to terminate or suspend your Membership and/or block your access to the Website for any reason including, without limitation, in case you having failed to comply with the letter and spirit of these Terms of Use. You agree that the Indemnified Entities shall not be liable to you or any third party for any termination or suspension of your Membership or for blocking your access to the Website.

Any suspension or termination shall not affect your obligations to us under these Terms of Use. The provisions of these Terms of Use which by their nature should survive the suspension or termination of your Membership or these Terms of Use shall survive including, but not limited to, the rights and licenses that you have granted hereunder, indemnities, releases, disclaimers, limitations on liability, provisions related to choice of law, dispute resolution, no class action, no trial by jury and all of the miscellaneous provisions set forth below.

N. CHOICE OF LAW; JURISDICTION AND VENUE

Any dispute, violation, controversy, contest or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement or the breach, termination or validity thereof (hereinafter the "Disputes") shall be resolved amicably in the first instance. The Parties agree to meet to resolve such dispute in good faith. Should such a solution not be reached, within [30] days from the date of commencement of the dispute, difference or disagreement or such longer period of time as may be mutually agreed by the Parties in writing, such dispute, difference or disagreement shall be referred to Arbitration and shall be finally resolved through arbitration conducted by a tribunal of three arbitrators, with the right of each party to appoint an arbitrator, who in turn will appoint a Presiding Arbitrator. The Presiding Arbitrator shall pass a speaking award. Any order/directions/awards of the majority of the tribunal shall be final and binding on both the parties. The arbitration proceedings shall be in accordance with the Indian Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1996 and Rules thereunder at present in force. The seat of arbitration shall be Pune, India. The arbitration shall be administered in accordance with its practice, rules and regulations. If the award passed in the Arbitration proceeding is not acceptable to any of the Party, then the Party is free to approach the appropriate court of law as agreed herein below.

This Agreement shall be construed in accordance with and governed by the laws of India without giving effect to their conflict of laws principles or rules. The courts at Pune, India shall have exclusive Jurisdiction.

O. NO CLASS ACTIONS

To the extent allowed by law, we waive any right to pursue disputes on a class-wise basis, that is, to either join a claim with the claim of any other person or entity, or assert a claim in a representative capacity on behalf of anyone else in any lawsuit, arbitration or other legal proceedings.

P. NO TRIAL BY JURY

To the extent allowed by law, we each waive any right to trial by jury in any lawsuit, arbitration or other legal proceedings.

Q. AMENDMENT; ADDITIONAL TERMS

We reserve the right in our sole discretion and at any point of time and for any reason, to modify or discontinue any aspect or feature of the Website or to modify these Terms of Use. In addition, we reserve the right to provide you with operating rules or additional terms that may govern your use of general and unique parts of the Website, or both (“Additional Terms”). Any Additional Terms that we may provide to you are hereby incorporated by reference to these Terms of Use. To the extent any Additional Terms conflict with these Terms of Use, the Additional Terms will control.

Modifications to these Terms of Use or Additional Terms will be effective immediately upon notice, either by posting on the Website or by notification by email or conventional mail. It is your responsibility to review the Terms of Use and the Website from time to time for any changes or Additional Terms. Your access and use of any of the Website following any modification of these Terms of Use or the provision of Additional Terms will signify your assent to and acceptance of the same. If you object to any subsequent revision to the Terms of Use or to any Additional Terms, immediately discontinue use of the Website and, if applicable, terminate your Membership.

R. MISCELLANEOUS

No waiver by either party of any breach or default hereunder shall be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach or default. The section headings used herein are for convenience only and shall not be given any legal import. If any provision of these Terms of Use is held to be invalid or unenforceable, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of the Terms of Use, which shall remain in full force and effect.

These Terms of Use (including the Privacy Policy and any Additional Terms) constitute the entire agreement of the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof, and supersede all previous written or oral agreements between us with respect to such subject matter.

You may not assign these Terms of Use or assign any rights or delegate any obligations hereunder, in whole or in part, without our prior written consent. Any such purported assignment or delegation by you without the appropriate prior written consent will be null and void and of no force and effect. We may assign these Terms of Use or any rights hereunder without your consent and without notice.

Our Privacy Policy may change from time to time. Hence, we shall post any Privacy Policy changes on the homepage of the Website or notify you via email.

S. CHARGES

The Website reserves the right to amend the fee policy and charge for all the services which the website offers. In the event of such change in policy, the details will be posted on the homepage of the website and such change shall be effective as soon as Users have been intimated. Subsequent to such change, it is the choice of the User whether or not to continue with the services offered by us.

T. PAYMENTS

To process financial transactions, we may use third-party electronic payment processors or service providers (ESPs). As required, you permanently authorize us to instruct such ESPs to handle Account deposits and withdrawals from your account. You also permanently agree that in accordance with your requests as submitted, we may give such instructions on your behalf. You agree to be certain by the terms and conditions of use of each appropriate ESP. In the event of conflict between these Agreements and the ESP's terms and conditions, these Agreements shall prevail.

The following payment options are / will be available on the Website:

  1. Domestic and international credit cards issued by banks and financial institutions that are part of the Visa, Master Card & Amex Card networks;
  2. Visa & Master Card Debit cards;
  3. Net banking/Direct Debit payments from select banks in India. A list of available options will be provided at the time of 'checkout'.
  4. Cheque payment.

As prescribed by the financial institutions issuing the credit or debit cards affiliated with Visa / Master Card / Amex, the User will be required to submit his/her 16-digit card number, card expiry date and 3-digit CVV number (usually on the reverse side of the card) while making an online transaction. The User must also have enrolled his/her card with VBV (Verified by Visa) or MSC (MasterCard Secure Code) in order to complete the transaction. The User is hereby explicitly made aware all payments must be in favour of Asha Talent Solutions Private Limited, Pune. The User is further aware that in case of third party statements, including bank and credit card statements, the merchant name may appear in an abbreviated format, and the Company has no control over the same.

We reserve the right to increase fees or introduce new prices or charges at any time.

Subscriptions; Charges on Your Billing Account

General: The fees payable in respect of the Service and Credits shall be those fees as set out on the website from time to time. We reserve the right to vary the fees in accordance with these terms and conditions. Artistize.com may bill you through an online account (your "Billing Account") for use of the Service and purchase of Credits. Artistize.com does this through one of its billing agents, Interactive Payment Services Limited, PayTM or others. You agree to pay Artistize.com (through its Billing Agents) all charges at the prices then in effect for any use of the Service or purchase of Credits by you or other persons (including your agents) using your Billing Account, and you authorize Artistize.com to charge your chosen payment provider (your "Payment Method") for the Service or purchase of Credits. You agree to make payment using that selected Payment Method.

Artistize.com and its Billing Agents reserve the right to correct any errors or mistakes they make even if they have already requested or received payment.

Recurring Billing: Most subscription plans to the Service have of an initial period, for which there is a onetime charge, followed by recurring period charges as agreed to by you. By entering into this Agreement, you acknowledge that your subscription has an initial and recurring payment feature and you accept responsibility for all recurring charges prior to cancellation. By entering into this agreement, you also accept that your Payment Method information shall be stored by Artistize.com so that you can continue to receive the Service or make purchases of Credits. Artistize.com (through its Billing Agents) may submit periodic charges (e.g. monthly) without further authorization from you, unless you provide prior notice (confirmed in writing upon request by Artistize.com) that you have terminated this authorization or wish to change your Payment Method. Such notice will not affect charges submitted before Artistize.com reasonably could act. To terminate your authorization or change your Payment Method email accounts@artistize.com

Current Information Required: You must provide current, complete and accurate information for your Billing Account. You must promptly update all information to keep your Billing Account current, complete and accurate (such as a change in billing address, credit card number, or credit card expiration date), and you must promptly notify Artistize.com if your Payment Method has to be cancelled (e.g. for loss or theft) or if you become aware of a potential breach of security, such as the unauthorized disclosure or use of your user name or password. Changes to such information can be made by emailing accounts@artistize.com. If you fail to provide Artistize.com with any of the foregoing information, you agree that Artistize.com (through its Billing Agents) may continue charging you for any use of the service under your Billing Account unless you have terminated your subscription for the service (confirmed by you in writing upon request by Artistize.com).

Payment Method: The terms of your payment will be based on your Payment Method and may be determined by agreements between you and the financial institution, credit card issuer or other provider of your chosen Payment Method (the "Payment Method Provider"). You authorize your Payment Method Provider to pay all charges owed by you to Artistize.com through its Billing Agents. If you become aware of fraudulent use of your card or it is lost or stolen, you must notify the Payment Method Provider in accordance with its reporting rules. Where Artistize.com (or its Billing Agents) are obliged as a merchant to refund monies, we agree to refund any such monies, to enable us to meet our merchant obligations. If Artistize.com (or its Billing Agents) does not receive payment from your Payment Method Provider, or has to refund payment pursuant to its merchant obligations, you agree to pay all amounts due on your Billing Account upon demand to the Billing Agents.

Change in Amount Authorized. You agree that Artistize.com or its Billing Agents may accumulate charges incurred and submit them as one or more aggregate charges during or at the end of each billing cycle.

Auto-renewal: Your Artistize.com subscription will be automatically extended for successive renewal periods of the same (or, at our discretion, shorter) duration as the subscription term originally selected, at the then-current and non-promotional subscription rate. To change, or resign from your subscription at any time, send an email to accounts@artistize.com. If you resign, you may use your subscription until the end of your ongoing subscription term; your subscription will not be renewed after your ongoing term expires. However, you won’t be eligible for a prorated refund of any portion of the subscription fee paid for the ongoing subscription period.

Reaffirmation of Authorization. Your non-termination or continued use of the Service reaffirms that Artistize.com (through its Billing Agents) is authorized to charge your Payment Method. Artistize.com (through its Billing Agents) may submit those charges for payment and you will be responsible for such charges. This does not waive Artistize.com's right to seek payment directly from you. Your charges may be payable in advance, in arrears, per usage, or as otherwise described when you initially subscribed to the Service.

Billing Agent: The administration of payments and collection of those payments is conducted by Billing Agents on behalf of Artistize.com. You accept that Billing Agents collect the charges payable by you. The services provided by the Billing Agents (to Artistize.com) are administrative and does not affect the contractual relationship between you and Artistize.com.

Refunds: You have the right to cancel your Full Membership with Artistize.com and claim a refund within 30 days of your first subscription payment. Please note that any audition, casting or job that you have applied for will be automatically cancelled.

You also have the right to cancel your Full Membership with Artistize.com and claim a refund within 7 days of your second (first recurring) subscription payment to Billing Agents, provided, you have not used any of the following features of the site within those 7 days of your second subscription payment:

Applied for any roles listed on Artistize.com and/or, received messages from Artistize.com members or made any contact with Artistize.com members via artistize.com’s messaging system.

An administration fee is charged for processing refunds. Please allow 5-7 days for your refund to be processed.

U. SECURITY

Transactions on the Website are secure and protected. Any information entered by the User when transacting on the Website is encrypted to protect the User against unintentional disclosure to third parties. The User's credit and debit card information is not received, stored by or retained by the Company / Website in any manner. This information is supplied by the User directly to the relevant payment gateway which is authorized to handle the information provided, and is compliant with the regulations and requirements of various banks and institutions and payment franchisees that it is associated with.

V. TAXES

The User takes full responsibility for payment of all taxes and fees that are levied or arise in the course of using the Website.

The contract stands terminated if Terms and Conditions / Privacy Policy is not abided by the user or service provider.