Terms and Conditions

The following Terms and Conditions apply to the use of this Web site as well as all transactions conducted through the site.

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    This site may contain other proprietary notices and copyright information, the terms of which must be observed and followed. Information on this site may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Information, including product pricing and availability, may be changed or updated without notice. AstroMerits.com and its subsidiaries reserve the right to refuse service, terminate accounts, and/or cancel orders in its discretion, including, without limitation, if AstroMerits.com believes that customer conduct violates applicable law or is harmful to the interests of AstroMerits.com and its subsidiaries.

    The following sets forth the terms and conditions under which www.AstroMerits.com (“AstroMerits” or “we” or “our”) offers you access to our services.

    Welcome! When using our services, you (“member” or “you” or “your”) agree to the terms and conditions and also understand our privacy policy described herein (“terms of service”).

    Please read these terms of service carefully before using the services provided by AstroMerits through our website (which is currently located at www.astromerits.com -- this “website”) and all its sub domains. By clicking the “Place Order” button, you signify that you agree with these terms of service.

    These terms of service may be amended by AstroMerits at any time in our discretion by posting the amended terms on our website. The amended terms shall automatically be effective immediately after they are posted on our site. You agree that your use of this website will constitute your acceptance of such terms of use at any point of time. This agreement may not be otherwise amended except by writing, which is signed by both you as well as AstroMerits.

    AstroMerits provides Astrological and Vedic content and various reports. AstroMerits also conducts Pujas, Homas and Yajnas on your behalf. We also provide products like Amulets, Yantras etc. Our consultation can be telephonic and we may also provide email consultations via the World Wide Web, electronic mail etc. All the Astrological and Vedic services including all products, Pujas, Yajnas, Homas etc offered by AstroMerits are referred to collectively in these Terms of Service as the “Services.” In consideration for all the Services, Member agrees to:
    Provide us with current, complete, and accurate information about Member and his family, friends, associates, partners, related parties, company, organizations and anybody on whom our services are requested and maintain and update this information as required to keep it accurate, current and complete.
           
    The Services are available only to individuals who can form legally binding contracts applicable as per the law. Without limiting the foregoing, the Services are not permitted to be used by minors (which means, in most jurisdictions, those under the age of 18) or temporarily or indefinitely suspended members of AstroMerits. In addition, we do not permit use of the Services by residents (a) of any jurisdiction that may prohibit our Services regardless of the reason why the prohibition exists.

    We may delete, modify any of our services and products and also your membership with us without notice, for any reason without liability to you.  It is your responsibility to provide us with the correct birth data, as provision of correct birth data is strictly your responsibility. You will not be eligible for any refunds or re-services for providing us with erroneous birth data. You also agree not to resell or make any commercial use of the Services without the express written consent of AstroMerits.


    Privacy Policy

    Privacy is very important to us, and as such, Our Privacy Policy, as it may be updated from time to time, available on the Website, is incorporated into these Terms of Service by this reference. We may amend Our Privacy Policy from time to time pursuant to the terms for amending this Terms of Service (as described in the Preamble above).

    We or "AstroMerits.com" understand the importance of secure online transactions and want you to feel absolutely comfortable while using the various solutions and product available on our website. We are constantly working at our best to make your experience at AstroMerits a very safe, pleasant and fulfilling. Your personal information will be kept private and confidential and will not be devalued to anyone. Being an Astrological service provider, we need certain information from you to make your Horoscope or Birth Chart such as your name, gender, birth details and also other details like  e-mail address, residential address etc. If you set up an account with us, you will need to choose a user id and password and it is your responsibility to ensure that there is no unauthorized access of your account. You agree to immediately notify AstroMerits of any unauthorized use of your account or any other breach of security known to you. You also agree us to access your account on a case to case basis to study any suspected abuse. We also might also record your IP address, to make our services to you very rewarding. We may install cookies into your system to make your browsing experience of our website better. We will also choose to initiate chat with you while surfing our site. You agree to hold us harmless for collecting your system specific data. We will not sell your data to any third party.  Participating in any personal information revealing activity like taking part in our surveys etc is strictly voluntary. We will use your information to understand your usage, help you with choosing and buying products that might be of use to you and also contact you for internal promotion of our various products and services. We will not voluntarily disclose your personal information to any third parties, barring the governmental agencies under exceptional situations or when we are ordered to do so by Court of Law. We may make use of Cookies, which are stored on your hard drive to facilitate easy loading of our website on your subsequent visits to our site.  You can create, edit and delete your membership at AstroMerits as you desire.

    AstroMerits.com may contain links to some other web sites. We are not responsible for any of the privacy policies, information or the practices of any such web sites.

    Protecting your information is one of our highest priorities. Your information is collected and processed in a secure manner by PayPal, our payment gateway. PayPal is a highly secured site. The personal information at AstroMerits is protected through the use of Secure Server technology. The personal or credit information entered is protected through the use of Secure Server technology. This offers an additional level of security for your personal information to be intercepted online.

    The following steps illustrate how your transaction is processed at AstoMerits.:-

    1. You select the products desired and add them to your shopping cart.

    2. After placing your order and entering your personal details, you can choose your payment options between PayPal, Bank Account transfer and Cheque Payments.

    3. If you want to make your payment through PayPal (PayPal is a highly convenient and secured way to make payments) then you will be redirected to PayPal’s site for processing your payment and when the payment transaction has been completed, you will be redirected to your Invoice page at our website. For orders with value over US$10000, you may not be able to send the payments through PayPal, as per the latest regulations set forth by PayPal. You can split the order amount and make multiple payments with smaller amounts less than US$ 10000 and send-in to helpdesk@astromerits.com. Else you may use other modes of payments including Western Union, Wire Transfer etc.

    4. For payments made through NEFT or cash deposit, you need to transfer funds to our Astrologer’s account, the details of which are provided in the payment options section.

    5. You may also send us your Cheques, which should be in the Indian currency (INR) and issued by any Domestic/Foreign Bank, which is located in India and authorized to operate in India.

    6. Please note that for cheque/ bank transfers, we will start processing your order only when funds get credited to our account. We will not be responsible for any delays due to any reasons. Your purchase will be valid only if the funds get credited to our account.

    5. You need to enter the Birth Related Information only after your invoice is generated. The link for entering the details required for astrological calculations will be provided in your invoice page. Your order will be valid only on submission of all the necessary details as requested. You need to mandatorily provide us with all the details required for the specific product/solution you require.

    We also would like to let you know that AstroMerits does not store/collect sensitive financial information. Confidential financial information regarding your credit cards etc is handled by PayPal, our payment partner.

    Other Terms and Conditions

    As a member, you are solely responsible for the contents of your transmissions through Our Website. Your use of the Services is subject to all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations. You agree to comply with all applicable domestic and international laws, statutes, ordinances and regulations regarding Your use of the Services. Your conduct is subject to Internet regulations, policies, and procedures and you should not interfere or disrupt our networks. You will not use AstroMerits for any chain letters, junk mail, spamming, or any use of distribution lists to any person who has not given specific permission to be included in such a process. You agree not to transmit through AstroMerits any unlawful, harassing, libelous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene or otherwise objectionable material of any kind or nature. You further agree not to transmit any material that encourages conduct that could constitute a criminal or civil offense, or otherwise violate any applicable local, state, national or international law or regulation. You shall not interfere with any other members’ use or enjoyment of our website or services.

    All our services are provided “as-is” and with all faults. We assume no responsibility for availability (or lack thereof), timeliness (or lack thereof), deletions, wrongful deliveries, or failures to store any member communications etc. Use of the services is at your sole risk, and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results using our website or downloading our emails.

    All the services provided by AstroMerits.com are for leisure purposes only and AstroMerits, on behalf of itself and its suppliers, disclaims all warranties of any kind, express or implied, including without limitation any warranty of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, or non-infringement and it makes no warranty or representation regarding the results that may be obtained from the use of content or services, the accuracy or reliability of any services obtained through the services, any goods or services purchased or obtained through our website, or any transactions entered into through our site, and makes no warranty that the services will meet your requirements, be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error free. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from AstroMerits or through the services shall create any warranty.

    Particularly, AstroMerits makes no guarantees or representations regarding the accuracy of any aspect of the astrological horoscope and predictive advices like Pujas, Yantras, Homas, Yajnas imparted. AstroMerits cannot be held responsible for any interpretation, action, or use that may be made as a result of information given. In no event shall AstroMerits, its employees, agents, suppliers, or contractors be liable for damages of any kind, including without limitation any compensatory, incidental, direct, indirect, special, punitive or consequential damages, loss of use, loss of data, loss of income or profit, damage to property, claims of third parties, or any other kind of losses arising out of or in connection to our all our Services inclusive of all Pujas, Yantras, Homas, Yajnas and Astrological Predictions. By agreeing to these terms and conditions, you accept that the Pujas, Homam, Yajnad, Yantras, Astrology and any other service provided by astromerits.com are strictly for entertainment purposes and for nothing else. The Pujas, Homas, Astrological, Vedic consultancy and Yajnas are telecasted live only as a compliment and not as an obligation. While we will try our best to transmit them online without interruption, the same cannot be guarenteed due to network, electrical, technological and human factors. By agreeing to these terms and conditions you agree to absolve us of all penalities, refunds or any other personal, emotional damages incurred as a consequence. You will not be eligible for any refunds or reperformance of any pujas, yajnas, homas or any form of consultancy under. We deserve the right to post-pone, pre-pone or cancel any Vedic functions without prior intimidation to you. However we at AstroMerits will try the best to give you the best experience for our Astrological and Vedic Solutions. Vedic Pujas, Homas, Yajnas and other astrological consultations etc can take long time to complete. The live telecast depends on certain factors like Electrical Power, Internet Connection, Software and Hardware conditions of the computer systems, human factors etc. All these systems are susceptible to failiure and can cause interruption, disruption or even totally prevent live transmission via the medium of the internet. We do not make any promise or claim uninterrupted live telecasting of any service at AstroMerits and you will in no case be eligible for refunds or any damages incurred on account of any odere placed at AstroMerits due to the said factors. However AstroMerits will make best efforts to make a hassle free online viewing of the Pujas, Homas, Yajnas and Astrology related consultations.

    There will be stricty no cancellations and refunds at AstroMerits.com. Hence at any stage post order placement prior to or after us rendering our services, if you instruct us not to proceed with a specific ritual or service, such an act will make us forfeit 100% of the amount remitted plus interests as applicable and no amount by way of refund will be issued to you. We will render the services purchased in the manner suitable and convenient to us and at a date and time of our choice and you will not be eligible for any claims, penalties and damages from AstroMerits or its advisors, priests, astrologers and all associated employees, agents and partners of AstroMerits.

    The Astrology and remedy advice received by members should not be used as a substitute for the advice, programs, or treatment that would normally be received from a licensed professional such as a lawyer, financial expert, doctor, psychiatrist etc. AstroMerits will not be held responsible for any claims regarding negative results following undertaking of astrological suggestions or remedies, particularly gemstones, pujas, mantras, homas, yajnas, temple rituals etc. If any mention is made by any of our Astrologers, Founders, Agents etc regarding the efficacy of any remedy, pujas etc, this supersedes everything else and all the services provided by astromerits are for entertainment purposes only. Our Services are strictly for spiritual purposes and will not substitute accurate advisory by any professional/domain expert. Particularly, we do not carry on or purport to carry on the treatment of any specific disease, disorder or ailment, nor do we promise to medically alleviate any specific physical condition or address any specific physical condition, or the lack thereof. We do not promise to better your health, wealth, happiness or any other aspect in your personal, professional or business life.

    Before acting on any remedies suggested by us, you are required to make full disclosure about the emotional, mental and physical state of the person seeking our services so that our astrologers and Vedic pundits make an informed judgment about giving advice. AstroMerits does not claim to provide any results, benefits due to performance of certain Pujas, Homas, Yajnas or by wearing any gemstones, using yantras etc. If such claims are made anywhere in our website, in our email respoenses or in any of our phone conversations this superseds all such claims. Also any personal, mental, emotional or any other form of injury suffered by anybody cannot directly or indirectly be attributed to our Vedic Services. You agree to hold us uninvolved innocent and blameless.

    In no event will AstroMerits or its suppliers be liable for any indirect, incidental, special, consequential or punitive damages of any kind, including but not limited to damages for loss of profits and the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services (collectively, “indirect damages”) arising out of or in connection with our website, the services, our privacy policy, or these terms of service (however arising, including negligence), even if AstroMerits had been advised of the possibility of such damages. Without limiting the foregoing, AstroMerits and its suppliers will not be liable for indirect damages arising out of or in connection with:
            (a) the use of or the inability to use the services;
            (b) any goods or services purchased or obtained through our site, or messages received or transactions entered into through our services; or
            (c) loss of, unauthorized access to, or alteration of, a user’s transmissions or data.
    The liability of AstroMerits and its suppliers to you or any third parties arising out of or in connection with our website, the services, our privacy policy, or these terms of service (however arising, including negligence) is limited to the amount of fees you pay to us in the twelve (12) months prior to the action giving rise to liability.

    You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless AstroMerits and its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, astrologers, pundits, employees, suppliers, consultants and agents from any and all third party claims, liability, damages and/or costs (including, but not limited to, attorneys fees) arising from Your use of the Services, Your violation of the Privacy Policy or these Terms of Service, or Your violation of any third party’s rights, including without limitation, infringement by You or any other user of Your account of any intellectual property or other right of any person or entity. These Terms of Service will inure to the benefit of our successors, assigns, and licensees.

    You acknowledge that the Content, including but not limited to text, software, music, sound, photographs, video, graphics or other material contained in either sponsor advertisements or distributed via email, commercially produced information presented to Member by AstroMerits, its suppliers, and/or advertisers, is protected by copyrights, trademarks, service marks, patents and/or other proprietary rights and laws. You are not permitted to copy, use, reproduce, distribute, perform, display, or create derivative works from the Content unless expressly authorized by AstroMerits, its suppliers, or advertisers.

    Any dispute, controversy, or claim arising out of, relating to, or in connection with this Agreement shall be settled by binding arbitration in accordance with the commercial arbitration rules in the Indian Law. The arbitration shall be conducted by a single arbitrator, selected in accordance with the rules in the Indian Law, and judgment on the arbitration award may be entered in any court having jurisdiction thereof. Notwithstanding the foregoing, either party has the right to seek any interim or preliminary relief from a court of competent jurisdiction in Palakkad, Kerala, India, in order to protect the rights of such party pending the completion of any arbitration hereunder, and both parties agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of India and venue in Palakkad for any such proceeding. If either party files an action contrary to this provision, the other party may recover attorneys’ fees and costs up to one thousand US dollars.

    Any claim in relation to this agreement or in connection therewith shall be filed with opposite party within 24 months from the date when the claim first could be filed.

    If there is any dispute about or involving the Site and/or the Service, by using the services you further agree that the disputed matter will be governed by the laws of India. You agree to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of Palakkad, India. Even if you did not place any order through this website, your Vedic Astrological consultation, pujas or any other services provided by AstroMerits, cannot be guarenteed and we cannot be held liable for any losses or disctisfation. All our services will be governed by these terms and conditions. By engaging in business with AstroMerits, you are agree to these terms and conditions, even without placing the order through our website.

    These Terms of Service will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India without giving effect to any choice of law principles that would require the application of the laws of a different state. If for any reason a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision or portion of these Terms of Service or Privacy Policy to be unenforceable or invalid, such provision shall be changed and interpreted so as to best accomplish the objectives of such unenforceable or invalid provision within the limits of applicable law, and the remainder of the Terms of Service or Privacy Policy, as applicable, will continue in full force and effect. Any waiver of any provision of the Terms of Service will be effective only if in writing and signed by AstroMerits. These Terms of Service constitute the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding such subject matter.

     

    Should you need any clarification in respect of this website, you may contact us at helpdesk@astromerits.com.