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- All products and/or services relating to the games
(collectively "Services") provided to you and offered by
Jhakaas Games and/or its affiliates, subsidiaries,
associates, and partners (hereinafter referred to as
"We" or "Us" or "Jhakaas Games" or "Our") through the
(hereinafter referred to as the website") is subject to
these Terms of Service (hereinafter referred to as the
"Terms"). Jhakaas Games is managed by Grid Logic Games
Private Limited, Level 3, Rider House, Plot No - 136,
Sector 44, Near HUDA City Center Metro Station, Gurugram
- 122003 Haryana, India.
- THESE TERMS SHOULD BE READ BY YOU (THE "USER" OR "YOU"
OR "YOUR" OR "PLAYER") IN THEIR ENTIRETY PRIOR TO YOUR
USE OF THE SERVICES.
- If any of these Terms is determined to be unlawful,
invalid, void, voidable, or unenforceable for any reason
by any judicial or quasi-judicial body in India, it will
not affect the validity and enforceability of the
remaining Terms. Any unlawful, invalid, void, voidable,
or unenforceable Term will be replaced with another Term
that is valid and enforceable and most nearly gives
effect to the original intent of the invalid
- If "You" do not agree to the following Terms or any
future alterations or modifications to these Terms,
"You" may discontinue use of the website and any
Services offered by it.
- If a competition or tournament is organized by "Us" on
the website, it shall be governed by these Terms and any
supplementary terms and conditions which may be
specifically applied for a competition or tournament.
- By registering, "You" are deemed to have accepted and
understood all the Terms. "We" recommend that "You"
print out (or save to file) all transaction records,
rules of play, cancellation policies, Bonus Policy and
2. User Account Opening – Account Operation –
- "You" may only have one Account, and your Account is to
be used solely by you. "You" undertake that all the
information provided by you at the time of opening the
Account, or provided by you subsequently upon request by
the Company, is true, complete and correct. "You"
further undertake to keep all such information which has
been provided by you up to date at all times, by making
necessary changes or intimating the Company when such
details change. "You" undertake to provide proof
relating to any such information, including copies of
documents such as your PAN card, or address and identity
proof, upon request by the Company. "You" understand
that the Company may take steps to verify any such
information provided by "You". "Your" continued use of
the Services, including but not limited to your ability
to make Cash Credits and Cash Withdrawals, is subject to
the Company's continued satisfaction that all such
details provided by you are true, complete and correct.
- "You" are prohibited from using the Services by means of
an Account registered in the name of any other
- Should you attempt to open more than one Account, under
your own name or under any other name, or should you
attempt to use the service by means of any other
person's account, we will be entitled to close all your
Accounts and bar you from accessing or using the
Services in the future without notice.
- "You" shall not share the password to your Account, or
any other confidential or sensitive information
associated with your account, with any other individual.
The Company is not responsible if your account is
accessed by others using your password or other
confidential details or information.
3. Technical Failures
- "You" may face Service disruptions, including, but not
limited to disconnection or communication interferences
due to issues in the internet infrastructure used for
providing or accessing the Services or due to issues
with the hardware and software used by you. "You"
understand that Jhakaas Games has no control over these
factors. Jhakaas Games shall not be responsible for any
interruption in Services and you take full
responsibility for any risk of loss due to Service
interruptions for any such reason.
4. Content and Software
- Jhakaas Games shall be the owner or authorized user of all
content and material on the website including but not
limited to information, images, marks, logos, multimedia
clips, animation, games and software (collectively
referred to as "Content, other than personal information
of users posted by them in order to avail of the
Services. ").Content posted by Jhakaas Games may be
protected by applicable intellectual property laws.
- Jhakaas Games is the owner or authorized user of all
software programs forming part of the website. "You"
acknowledge that you may only make use of the website
for the purpose of availing of the Services and not for
any commercial purposes or for "Your" profit (other than
through the Services). Provision of the Services shall
not be deemed to provide you with a license to use the
software embedded in the website for any purpose other
than to avail of the Services. "You" shall not have any
right to reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile, use
for purposes unconnected with the Services or otherwise
interfere with the working of such software.
- "You" shall not attempt to "hack" into the website or
obtain access to the source code of the software or to
any links in the website that are not meant to be
accessed by "You" in the regular course of "Your" use of
- In the event it is found by "Us" that attempts to
reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile or hack into
the website have been made by "You", "You" shall be
liable to be prosecuted by Jhakaas Games under the
5. Product Offering
Competitions and tournaments organized by "Us" on
the website may be of several types including Cash
Tournaments, Promotional Tournaments, and Practice
A. Practice Games:
Practice Tournaments are conducted to familiarize
players with various games and rules of tournament play.
“You” understand and agree that if “You” win a
Practice tournament, “You” do not receive any actual prizes
“You” may not hold Jhakaas Games responsible for not
being able to play a tournament for which “You” may be
eligible. This includes but is not limited to situations
where “You” are unable to log into “Your” account, due to
“Your” account being under validation or “You” being in
violation of any Terms or there being any disruption from
your internet service provider.
B. Promotional Tournaments:
The Promotional Tournaments organized on the website
shall be either free to join or may require "You" to use
"Your" promotional chips that "You" accumulate while playing
The chips that "You" win in a Promotional Tournament
can only be utilized by redeeming them for gifts and prizes
that are offered by Jhakaas Games at its discretion.
The chips won in Promotional Tournaments cannot be
redeemed for cash.
The details of Promotional Tournaments may vary from
time to time and Jhakaas Games shall make its best efforts to
publish this information on the website and additionally
inform the relevant players via e-mail, or other means of
communication but does not guarantee the same.
"You" may not hold Jhakaas Games responsible for not
being able to play a tournament for which "You" may be
eligible. This includes but is not limited to situations
where "You" are unable to log into "Your" account, due to
"Your" account being under validation or "You" being in
violation of any Terms or there being any disruption from
your internet service provider.
C. Cash Tournaments:
Some tournaments may require "You" to pay a Buy In
or entry fee, as described in the specific supplementary
terms and conditions, which govern those tournaments. The
amount of Buy In or entry fee may differ from tournament to
tournament at the sole discretion of Jhakaas Games.
Any applicable tax, levy or cess for any prize which
"You" may win will be borne by "You".
"We" reserve the right to retain any amount from
prizes or gifts as "We" may be required to pay as tax, as
required by the applicable laws of India.
"Your" participation in tournaments and games made
available on the website which require "You" to pay "BuyIn"
or entry fees is subject to the additional following terms
"You" must be 18 years of age or above to
participate in paid games, tournaments and competitions
offered on Jhakaas Games and must truthfully state "Your" age
while registering with "Us". "We" absolutely prohibit minors
or those underage from participating in any of the games,
tournaments and competition. "We" reserve the right to ask
for proof of age from "You" and suspend "Your" account until
satisfactory documentation is provided. Should "We" have
reason to believe that "You" are less than 18 years of age,
"You" will not be allowed to participate in any paid games,
tournaments and competitions and your account will be
All transactions for cash tournaments and games will
be calculated in Indian rupees.
Once "You" register on "Our" website, "We" shall
maintain an account for "You" to keep a record of all "Your"
transactions with "Us". Payment of BuyIn/entry fees for any
game/tournament has to be made through "Your" account. All
cash prizes won by "You" are credited by "Us" into "Your"
"We" may specify maximum and minimum limits in the
respect of the amount of money that you may be required to
purchase in "Your" account for the purpose of paying
BuyIn/entry fees as prescribed to participate in cash
When making a payment, you are advised to ensure
that the instrument used to make the payment is "Your" own
and is used to add cash in "Your" cash account. "You" may
Use any payment instrument that "You" are not
authorized to use, to transact on Jhakaas Games.
Use Your payment instrument to transact on Jhakaas Games
using an account which does not belong to You.
In the event of any violation of the above, "We"
reserve the right to fully investigate the matter, if
necessary report the matter to appropriate authorities, and
close "Your" account instantly. "We" reserve the right to
retain the funds in "Your" account without applying them for
the purpose for which they are paid, until "We" have
suitably identified the source of payment and confirmed that
the payment has been validly made or with due authorization.
When "You" make a payment on the website using any
of the available modes of payment, "Your" payment is
processed by a third party payment gateway and any
information entered by "You" in this regard on such gateway
is not visible to "Us".
"You" understand and agree that "We" have the right
to cancel a transaction at any point of time solely
according to "Our" discretion, without assigning any
reasons. In the event that "You" have made any payment for
which "You" have received no benefit, the transaction will
be reversed and the money would be credited back to "Your"
"You" also understand and agree that a payment made
through any mode of payment available on the website may be
rejected by the payment gateway for reasons independent from
"Our" own. "You" acknowledge and agree that Jhakaas Games is not
liable for any such non-processing or rejection of the
payment for reasons not attributable to or beyond the
control of Jhakaas Games.
Jhakaas Games assures "You" that any money held in
"Your" account with "Us" paid by "You" or which may have
accrued to "You" under these Terms is held in the nature of
a trust with "Us" and will be utilized for the purpose of
the Services or remitted to "You", as the case may be in due
course. "You" acknowledge and agree that the monies
deposited / paid by "You" in "Your" account shall not accrue
Jhakaas Games advises "You" to play responsibly on the
website. Jhakaas Games may therefore, from time to time, place
restrictions on the amount of money "You" can add to "Your"
Jhakaas Games account, which "You" can spend as entry fee in
various tournaments and games hosted on the website.
"You" acknowledge, understand, and agree that "Your"
participation in the various tournaments and games available
on the website will be subject to conditions regarding
purchase of chips and that "You" will neither dispute nor
question the same. Note that you can buy a minimum of 25
cash chips and a maximum of 10000 cash chips using our
available payment options. This upper and lower limit for
cash chips maybe altered by Jhakaas Games at any time without
giving a prior notice for the same.
"You" can choose to leave the table from a cash
tournament by clicking on "Leave the Table" before
registration for that tournament closes, and in such case
"Your" entry fee will be credited back to "Your" account.
Once registration for a tournament closes, no refund is
possible and "You" shall not demand the same.
"You" understand and agree that once "You" join a
tournament, the entry fee for that tournament will be
debited from "Your" Jhakaas Games cash account as a valid
payment for "Your" participation in that cash tournament. If
"You" subsequently choose to redeem from the cash tournament
before registration close time, the entry fee will be
credited back to "Your" Jhakaas Games cash account.
Any cash prize won by "You" will be credited to
"Your" Jhakaas Games account. "You" agree that all Cash
Withdrawal's "You" make are governed by the following
"You" can choose to redeem money from "Your" account
at any time subject to bonus Cash Withdrawal's restrictions,
as mentioned hereafter and notify "Us" of the same. Once
notified, "We" may disburse the specified amount by cheque
or electronic transfer based on the mode of Cash
Withdrawal's selected by "You". "We" shall make "Our" best
efforts to honor "Your" choice on the mode of Cash
Withdrawal's, but reserve the right to disburse the
specified amount to "You" by any means as may be determined
"You" can make two free Cash Withdrawal's in a
calendar month. Any subsequent/additional Cash Withdrawal's
requests within the same month will attract applicable
processing and service charges/tax which will be deducted
from "Your" account. In the event that "You" do not have an
adequate amount in "Your" account to pay the processing
charge, "Your" Cash Withdrawal's will not be processed at
that time. "You" are free to request a cash-out in the
subsequent month, which will not be charged provided it is
within your free Cash Withdrawal's limit.
"Your" registration details including "Your" name,
using which "You" have registered on the website, must
correspond with the name and other details on "Your"
financial instrument used on the payment system. If this is
not the case, "We" reserve the right to verify "Your"
details to ensure that the financial instrument used for the
transactions is not being misused. In this regard:
"We" may verify "Your" identification details and
age from time and time.
At any point of time in "Our" transactions with
"You", if "We" detect or have reasonable cause to suspect
that "You" may be involved with identity fraud, "We" may
withhold the purchase in "Your" account and bar "You" from
further participation in any tournament available on Jhakaas Games without prejudice
to any other legal recourse "We" may
have apart from notifying the relevant regulatory or law
enforcement authorities where appropriate.
"Your" participation in tournaments or games made
available on the website and any prize(s) "You" may win in
such tournaments/games signifies that "You" agree and
consent to the following:
"Your" registration on the website is restricted to
a single user account, which will be used by "You" to avail
of the Services provided on the website.
"You" are prohibited from creating or using multiple
user IDs for registering on the website. If "We" have reason
to believe that "You" have created multiple user IDs, "We"
reserve the right to suspend "Your" account(s) until "We"
have investigated the matter and have received adequate
supporting documents from "You". "We" reserve the right to
close all the additional accounts created by "You" and
transfer all balances into the account first opened by
"You". In addition, "We" reserve the right to ask for
verification documents from "You".
"You" undertake to participate in the
games/tournaments as an individual player.
Formation of teams and collusion between "You" and
any other user(s) for participating in games/tournaments
organized on the website is expressly forbidden and will
result in "Us" cancelling the relevant accounts and
debarring access to the Services for all users, who are
members of such teams or have taken part in such collusion.
By accepting the Terms, "You" agree that "You" will not play
the games in partnership or by forming a team or by
communicating with other players which may give undue
benefit to "You" or other players. In case "You" are found
to be involved in such activities, "We" reserve the right to
withhold all the funds in "Your" account and make
investigations to ascertain the extent of undue benefit
derived by "You" and such others and to cancel and close
"Your" account without any communication to "You".
"You" undertake that "You" yourself will play in all
games/tournaments in which "You" have registered, and not
use any software programs, bots, devices or any other form
of external assistance to play. Any attempt to employ any
such external assistance will result in "You" being debarred
from further participation, cancellation of "Your"
registration with "Us", and possible forfeiture of "Your"
"You" agree and acknowledge that "We" will take all
steps necessary to determine whether "Your" participation is
in accordance with the Terms laid down herein. "We" may
debar "You" from participation in any game/tournament
organized by "Us", suspend "Your" account, prohibit "Your"
access to the website and withhold any prizes that "You" may
have won, should "We" have reasonable grounds to suspect
that: "You" have indulged in any fraudulent activity; or
have registered or have availed of the Services provided on
the website using multiple user IDs or you have breached any
of the Terms.
In the event of a disagreement or dispute between
"You" and any other user(s) in a game, "Our" decision shall
be final and binding on you and the other user(s). Subject
to paragraph VII below, to be eligible to win a prize, "You"
must be a resident of India and "You" must have accessed the
Services and the website from India.
If "You" are a prize winner, resident in India and
physically present in India while accessing the services of
Jhakaas Games but not an Indian citizen, "We" will remit "Your"
winnings in Indian Rupees to the address provided by "You"
for playing cash tournaments provided the address is within
India. There may be, in such events, delays which "You" may
find inordinate. "You", however, agree and acknowledge that
such delays may not be within "Our" control and that "You"
will wait for us to obtain necessary clearances and
permissions for such remittances.
Any prize "You" win, accrues solely to "You" and
will not be assigned or transferred to any third party by
If "You" are not a resident of India or do not
access the website from India, "You" are prohibited from
participating in cash or promotional tournaments on Jhakaas Games. "Your"
participation in such tournaments will be
deemed to be in violation of these Terms. Subsequently,
"You" will not be entitled to receive any prize that "You"
might win in such tournaments. "We" shall have the right to
fully investigate the matter, report the matter to
appropriate authorities, and to take appropriate legal
If any prize is handed over to you in the form of a
cheque and the cheque is not encashed within the validity
period of the cheque, "We" will deem the cheque to have been
lost. Any request for re-issue of the cheque will be
approved or rejected at our discretion and if approved, will
result in deduction of applicable processing charges from
the amount of the cheque on re-issuance.
"We" do not take any responsibility for who "You"
are matched up against in a tournament or at any time during
which a tournament is in progress. The matching is done
based on predefined and random computer generated criteria,
which apply uniformly to one and all playing on the website.
As a result, it is not within "Our" control to match
specific players against each other.
"You" agree and acknowledge that "We" shall not be
responsible for whom "You" play with in a tournament and
that "You" will not request a change to or reversal of the
outcome of the tournament based on the identity of your
opponents or other players.
6. Bonus Policy
Jhakaas Games offers its registered players with
different types of bonus. These bonus Chips are obtained /
released / encashed based on the following Terms and
- A user has to be registered Player on our web site.
- "You" have to fulfill all terms and conditions for the
certain bonus offer.
- Upon fulfillment of the prevailing Terms and Conditions
– the Jhakaas Games Bonus or Reload Bonus will be deposited
in "Your" account under the section Bonus.
- These Bonus Chips will be released when certain amount
of Real Chips are wagered.
- Once the Bonus chips are released they will be added to
your Real Chips.
- The Real chips will be available for further wagering or
withdrawal as per your choice.
Below given is the table that explains how the Bonus
/ Reload Bonus Release works:
Disbursement of Bonus: The Bonus will be disbursed
in 4 portions. For instance, if you purchase Rs 500, you are
eligible for a Bonus of Rs 500. You will receive Rs 125 as
your first portion once you have played an aggregate amount
of Rs 500, i.e. four times the first portion of the Bonus.
Once you play for another Rs 500, we will credit another Rs
125 as bonus in your withdrawal balance and so on, till a
maximum of Rs 500 Welcome Bonus has been credited.
Service Charge and Service Tax:
"We" currently levy a service charge of 15% on the
BuyIn/entry fees paid by "You" for participating in cash
games/tournaments available on the website.
The service charge levied is subject to change from
time to time and "We" shall post notice of the same as soon
as is feasible. "We" reserve the right to levy service
charge at different rates for different cash
tournaments/games organized by "Us".
In addition, we may charge service tax with
applicable cesse's or levies on "Our" Services to the users
as mandated by applicable laws in India.
7. Refer A Friend
"You" may invite a friend, acquaintance, or any
other person to use the Services available on the website by
clicking the appropriate links given in the website. Just
choose "Your" email provider or social networking site(s)
and invite "Your" friends to join Jhakaas Games. All "Your"
personal information is kept private and is not disclosed to
When "You" invite "Your" friends or acquaintances to
subscribe to the website through the "Tell a Friend"
feature, Jhakaas Games uses third party websites to import
"Your" address book containing the email addresses of such
friends and acquaintances to which "You" can then choose to
8. Services not offered in Assam, Telangana,
Nagaland, Sikkimand Orissa.
- Applicable laws in Assam, Telangana,Nagaland,Sikkim and
Orissa may result in penalties being imposed on players,
who access the Services from these states. "We" do not
accept applications from players from those states for
participating in any game or competition available on
- "You" accept that "We" do not take any responsibility
for "Your" breach of any applicable state laws and "You"
are advised to ascertain whether access to "Our"
Services would result in violation of any law applicable
in the state from which "You" gain access to the
- Should "We" come to know or have reasonable cause to
believe that "You" are participating in any tournament
available on the website, from Assam,
Telangana,Nagaland,Sikkim and Orissa, or from any other
state where making use of the Services may be deemed
illegal, "We" reserve the right to immediately and
without further notice to "You", terminate "Your"
account with "Us" and remit the entire balance in "Your"
account back to "You" after deduction of applicable
processing charges. "You" understand and agree that
"Our" decision in this regard is final. "You" agree that
Jhakaas Games shall not be responsible for any breach
committed by you under the applicable laws of the state
from where you access / try to access the website.
9. Player Responsibilities
- "You" are held legally responsible and liable for all of
"Your" activities on the website from "Your" Log-in
account (or user ID).
- By viewing or using the website or availing of any
Services including multi-player games, or using
communication services including but not limited to chat
rooms, email services or any other real time or
non-instant messaging facility provided by the website.
- Players acknowledge that they may be exposed to content
posted by other users which they may find offensive,
objectionable or indecent and that Jhakaas Games may not be
able to prevent such content being posted.
- Players are requested to bring such content posted by
other users to "Our" notice that they may find
offensive, objectionable or indecent. Jhakaas Games shall
remove or act upon such information in the manner as
provided in paragraph I (8) above or as it may deem fit.
- The decision taken by the management on this regard
shall be final and binding on the Player and the Player
specifically agrees that Jhakaas Games will not incur any
liability under any circumstance whatsoever regarding
- "You" understand and agree that "We" do not take any
responsibility and will not be liable for any
consequence that might arise as a result of "You"
sharing "Your" personal information or any other
information through "Our" communication services
including but not limited to game chat, email services,
or any other real time or non-instant messaging facility
provided by the website.
- "You" understand that it is "Your" responsibility to
protect the information "You" provide on the website
including but not limited to usernames, passwords, email
addresses, contact details, and telephone numbers. "You"
specifically understand and agree that "We" will not
incur any liability for information provided by "You" to
anyone which may result in "Your" account on the website
being exposed or misused by any other person or any
other harm or loss being suffered by "You".
- "You" are liable to comply with any applicable law,
while taking part in any competition or tournament
organized through the website. "You" undertake and agree
to indemnify "Us" against any claims, expenses or
liabilities suffered by or claimed against us by any
person or entity arising out of "Your" non-compliance
with any applicable laws.
- "You" also understand and accept that "Your" mere
participation in a game/tournament available on the
website does not create any obligation on "Us" to give
"You" a prize.
- "Your" winning a prize is entirely dependent on "Your"
skill as a player vis-a-vis other players in the
game/tournament and subject to the rules of the
game/tournament. To learn more about the rules, please
visit Support section on Jhakaas Games. Please read the same
thoroughly before proceeding to participate in any
game/tournament available on the website.
- "You" acknowledge that "Your" participation in any
game/tournament available on the website is purely
voluntary and is at "Your" sole discretion and risk.
- "You" understand and acknowledge that once a
game/tournament has commenced, "Your" not being able to
play due to slow internet connections, faulty hardware
or for any other reason not attributable to "Us" does
not entitle "You" to a refund of the entry fee "You" may
have paid for participation.
- "You" agree, understand and acknowledge that "You" will
use "Your" account with "Us" solely for the purpose of
playing on the website and for any other transactions
with "Us" which "You" may have to carry out with respect
to "Your" usage of the Services.
- Use or attempted use of "Your" account with "Us" for any
reason other than as stated above will result in
immediate termination of "Your" account and forfeiture
of any prize, bonus, or balance accrued to you or in
"Your" account. Additionally, "We" reserve the right to
bar "You" from future registration or participation on
- "You" understand and acknowledge the fact that "We" are
neither a bank nor a financial institution and that the
purchases/balance standing to the credit in "Your"
account do not accumulate any interest. "You" also
understand and agree that "Your" account maintained with
"Us" is purely for the purpose of payment of the
entry/subscription fee to participate in
games/tournaments made available on the website and for
purchase of cash prizes which "You" may win.
- "You" understand and agree that "You" cannot transfer
any sum from "Your" account with "Us" to the account of
another subscriber / player / registrant on the website.
The Company is obligated to deduct tax at source ("TDS")
in case of winnings of Rs. 10,000/- or more in a single
game or Points Rummy Game or a tournament, as the case
may be. In such cases, winnings shall be credited to
your Account after deducting TDS @ 30%. Please note that
you must possess a valid PAN and provide your PAN
details and proof thereof immediately upon request, in
orders to enable us to credit such winnings and allow
for Cash Withdrawals in this respect. These requirements
and provisions may be modified from time to time in
accordance with changes to the relevant tax and other
- "You" understand that the Internet may be an unreliable
medium and it is possible that "You" may not be able to
play on the website due to technical reasons. "You"
acknowledge and agree that Jhakaas Games is not liable for
any downtime, server disruptions, lagging, or any
technical disturbance during your usage of the Services.
- "You" further understand, acknowledge and agree to the
fact that if "You" are unable to play in any paid
tournament after payment of entry/subscription fee or if
a game or tournament is unable to be completed due to
any error or omission attributable to Jhakaas Games, "Your"
remedy is limited either to:
- A refund of the amount of subscription/entry fee, which
"You" actually paid for participation; or
- Free participation in a like value tournament as decided
by Jhakaas Games.
- "You" understand and agree that if a game or tournament
is unable to be completed for any reason other than a
reason attributable to Jhakaas Games's error or omission,
Jhakaas Games shall not be liable for any claim that "You"
may have for potential prizes.
- "You" acknowledge that "You" are making use of the
Services with the knowledge that "You" face a risk of
monetary loss, when using the Services and that Jhakaas Games shall have no
responsibility to "You" for any such
loss that arises in the course of your participation in
- "You" agree that under no circumstances shall Jhakaas Games
be liable to pay you any amount over and above the
10. Restrictions on Players
- "You" shall not ""Yourself" or through a third person or
through any automated program commit any act, implied or
express, which violates any intellectual property right
including copyright and trademark rights in any Content.
"You" may not reproduce any of the Content on the
website without obtaining specific written permission
from "Us". "You" shall not post, distribute, or
otherwise make available or transmit any data, text,
message, computer file, or other material that infringes
and/or violates any right of a third party or any
domestic or international law, rule, or regulation,
including but not limited to: (a) copyright, patent,
trademark, or other proprietary rights; (b) right of
privacy (specifically, "You" must not distribute another
person's personal information of any kind without their
express permission) or publicity; (c) any
- "You" shall not frame the website. "You" shall not
impose editorial comments, commercial material,
unsolicited information or emails or any information on
the website or alter or modify Content on the website,
or remove, obliterate or obstruct any proprietary
notices or labels.
- "You" shall not use the Content on the website for
commercial purposes including but not limited to use as
or in a cyber cafe, computer gaming center, network play
over the Internet or through gaming networks or
connection to an unauthorized server that copies the
gaming experience of the website.
- "You" shall not advertise or sell any products, services
or otherwise (whether or not for profit), or solicit
others or use the forum of the website for commercial
purposes of any kind.
- "You" agree that "You" will not post or transmit through
chat/community rooms or in any manner on the website any
defamatory, threatening, obscene, harmful or
pornographic material or material which would violate or
infringe in any way upon the rights of others (including
intellectual property rights, rights of confidentiality,
or rights of privacy) or cause offense, distress or
inconvenience or which do not comply with all relevant
- "You" will not upload, distribute, or publish through
the website, content which may contain viruses or
computer contaminants (as defined in the Information
Technology Act, 2000 in force in India and as may be
amended from time to time) which may interrupt, destroy,
or limit the functionality or disrupt any software,
hardware, or other equipment belonging to "Us" or that
aids in providing the services offered by Jhakaas Games.
- "You" shall not, through any service or facility
including any instant or non - instant messaging
facility provided by the website, promote the Services
of any third party including websites which may be
providing Services similar to Jhakaas Games.
- "You" shall not intentionally disrupt other users or
discussions by repeatedly posting the same message or
through excessive posts.
- "You" may not impersonate another person or user,
attempt to get a password, other account information, or
other private information from a user, or harvest email
addresses or other information. In the event "We" have
reasonable grounds to believe that "Your" actions
include any of the acts specified above, "We" may
initiate appropriate legal proceedings against "You" as
well as notify the relevant regulatory or law
enforcement authorities where appropriate, apart from
suspending or terminating "Your" privileges for the use
of the website.
- "You" may not host, intercept, emulate or redirect
proprietary communication protocols, if any, used by the
website regardless of the method used, including
protocol emulation, reverse engineering, modifying the
website or any files that are part of the website.
- "You" may not add unauthorized components, create or use
cheats, exploits, bots, hacks or any other third-party
software designed to modify the website or use any
third-party software that intercepts, mines or otherwise
collects information from or through the website or
through any Services. "You" may not upload or post any
content on the website other that content that you are
required to post or upload in order to avail of the
- "You" may not purchase, sell, trade, rent, lease,
license, grant a security interest in, or transfer
"Your" user account, any Content, currency, points,
standings, rankings, ratings, or any other attributes
appearing in, originating from or associated with the
website or by using any Services.
In addition to the right to initiate appropriate legal
proceedings against "You" as well as notify the relevant
regulatory or law enforcement authorities, "We" reserve the
right to remove and delete any objectionable material and
content from the website.
11. Player Representations
- Players are required to undertake that they will not
allow any other person to play from their accounts or
using their user name and password.
- Players are expected to understand and agree that they
are solely responsible for all content posted,
transmitted, uploaded or otherwise made available on the
website by them.
- Players certify that they own the intellectual property
rights in all such content.
- Each Player specifically agrees to indemnify, save and
hold harmless and defend "Us" (to the extent of all
benefits and awards, cost of litigation, disbursements,
and reasonable attorney's fees that "We" may incur in
connection therewith including any direct, indirect or
consequential losses, any loss of profit and loss of
reputation) from any claims, actions, suits, taxes,
damages, injuries, causes of action, penalties,
interest, demands, expenses, and/or awards asserted or
brought against "Us" by any person claiming infringement
of their intellectual property rights by that Player.
- By submitting content to the website, each Player agrees
to grant "Us" a royalty-free, world-wide, non-exclusive,
perpetual, and assignable right to use, copy, reproduce,
modify, adapt, publish, edit, translate, create
derivative works from, transmit, distribute, publicly
display, and publicly perform such Content (other than
names, contact information and passwords of Players) and
to use such Content in any related marketing materials
produced by "Us" or "Our" affiliates. Players understand
that they do not obtain any rights, legal or equitable,
in any material incorporating the Content.
- Each Player declares that he/she shall not assert any
moral rights in the Content at a later date.
- Each Player acknowledges that Jhakaas Games shall not be
responsible for the telecommunications networks and
internet access services required for access to and use
of the Services.
- Players are solely responsible for any applicable taxes
which may be payable on winnings paid to the Players.
- Players agree that the use of the Services is at their
sole option, discretion and risk.
12. Account Closing/ Suspension / Termination
- You are free to discontinue "Your" use of the website or delete your Jhakaas
Games account at any time by intimating "Us" of "Your" desire to do so by an
email sent to "Us" at firstname.lastname@example.org. You
need to compose a mail with a title "Request to Delete Jhakaas Games Account ''
stating you want to delete or close your account and mail to us.
If at that time, there is a positive balance in "Your"
cash account, "We" will pay you the balance by a cheque
or through any other means as may be determined by "Us"
in a timely manner. Further, "We" reserve the right to
collect fees, surcharges or costs incurred before "You"
cancel "Your" account or a particular subscription.
- "We" may discontinue "Your" registration with the
website, suspend or terminate "Your" access to the
Services at "Our" sole discretion at any time without
giving "You" prior notice, in the event that "We" have
reasonable grounds to believe that "You" are in breach
of any of the Terms specified herein.
- "You" agree that, subject to applicable law, "You" may
be liable to forfeit any money lying in "Your" account
with "Us" in the event of any breach of these Terms.
Without prejudice to the aforementioned facts, "We" may
also initiate appropriate proceedings against "You" in
accordance with applicable laws.
- Jhakaas Games reserves the right to bar "You" from using the
website if "We" have reasonable ground to believe that
"You" have provided access to "Your" account to someone
other than ""Yourself" or that "You" have created an
account for the purpose of allowing someone other than
""Yourself" to play on the website using the account
- "We" reserve the right to bar "You" from using the
website, if "We" have reasonable ground to believe that
"You" may have intentionally impersonated another
individual by providing details which are not "Your" own
while registering on the website. "We" further reserve
the right to initiate civil and/or criminal proceedings
against "You" for such impersonation and misuse of
another individual's personal or financial information
on "Our" website by "You".
- Jhakaas Games reserves the right to suspend and/or terminate
"Your" account or access to money in it for a number of
reasons which Jhakaas Games may deem fit, including but not
limited to the following:
- Where, "We" have reasons to believe that the
security of "Your" account has been breached; or
- "Your" account is being used for any unlawful
activity or fraudulent purpose (including money
- If there have been charge-backs on "Your"
- If "We" have reason to believe "You" are
involved in collusion or cheating of any kind;
- "You" are under 18 years of age; or
- "You" are in a jurisdiction that renders the
provision of "Our" Services to "You" or "Your"
use of them illegal.
- If "You" provide information which is not truthful to
the best of "Your" knowledge, incorrect information or
conceal relevant information regarding "Your"
address/residence, thus violating the Terms, or in case
"We" have reasonable grounds to believe that "You" have
provided incorrect information and are playing from
locations where playing tournaments as available on the
website is not permitted, "We" reserve the right to
immediately and without further notice to "You",
terminate "Your" account with "Us" and remit the entire
balance in "Your" account back to "You" after deduction
of applicable processing charges.
Fraudulent activity shall include:
- using credit card(s), debit cards, net-banking
usernames, passwords, authorization codes,
prepaid cash cards, mobile phones not belonging
to "You" or without permission of the owner of
the above mentioned instruments to make
- Impersonating another person; or
- Accessing another users account without
- In case of termination of "Your" account due to "Your"
breach of these Terms, "We" may retain the balance in
"Your" account if entitled to do so till the end of due
legal process for mitigation of the fraud. This will be
without prejudice to other statutory proceedings, "We"
may initiate in accordance with the appropriate law
currently in force in India.
NOTE: "We" will try and complete any
investigations and deal with the cause of any suspension
as soon as practicable in the context of any legal or
regulatory obligations that "We" may have but until that
is done, "We" may continue suspension or opt to close
the account at "Our" sole discretion. "We" can also put
a suspension in place or close "Your" account at any
time (as "We" may determine at "Our" discretion).
13. Modifications and Alterations
- Jhakaas Games reserves the right to alter or modify these
Terms at any given time without giving prior notice to
"You". "Your" use of the website and/or any Services
offered constitutes "Your" unconditional acceptance of
- Jhakaas Games reserves the right to suspend, add, modify or
discontinue any or all Services available on the website
at "Our" sole discretion at any time without giving
"You" prior notice.
- In such an event, "You" agree and acknowledge that "We"
will not incur any liability in this regard, either to
"You" or any third party.
14. Disclaimer and Indemnification
- Jhakaas Games expressly disclaims all warranties or
conditions of any kind, express, implied or statutory,
including without limitation the implied warranties of
title, non-infringement, merchantability, and fitness
for a particular purpose.
- The website and the Content present on it are provided
strictly on an 'as is where is' basis with any faults or
failings and any representation, warranty, condition or
guarantee whatsoever, expressed or implied (including,
without limitation, any implied warranty of accuracy,
completeness, uninterrupted provision, quality,
merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or
non-infringement) is excluded to the fullest extent
permitted by law. Jhakaas Games does not ensure or guarantee
continuous, error-free, secure or virus-free operation
of the web site or its content including software,
games, "Your" account or continued operation or
availability of any facility on the web site.
- Additionally, Jhakaas Games does not promise or ensure that
"You" will be able to access "Your" account whenever
"You" want. It is entirely possible that "You" may not
be able to access "Your" account or the Services at
times or for extended periods of time due to, but not
limited to system maintenance and updates.
- "You" agree that "You" are aware that participation in
the games of skill organized by "Us" may result in
financial loss to "You". With full knowledge of the
facts and circumstances surrounding the activity, "You"
are voluntarily participating in such activity and
assume all responsibility for and risk resulting from,
"Your" participation, including all risk of financial
loss. "You" agree to indemnify and hold Jhakaas Games, its
employees, directors, officers, and agents harmless with
respect to any and all claims and costs associated with
"Your" usage of the website.
- "You" acknowledge that "You" are solely responsible for
any action that arises from "Your" participation and /or
with usage of the website, regardless if occurring
before, during or after the period of such usage.
- To the extent permitted by law, and in consideration for
being allowed to access the website, "You" hereby save,
hold harmless, discharge and release Jhakaas Games from any
and all liability, claims, causes of actions, damages or
demands of any kind and nature whatever that may arise
from or in connection with "Your" usage of the website.
- "You" recognize and acknowledge that Jhakaas Games makes no
guarantees, warranties, representations, or other
promises related to usage of the website, and assumes no
liability or responsibility for any financial loss that
"You" may sustain as a result of participation in the
- "You" agree to assume the entire risk as to the results
and performance of any software and/or games availed by
"You" on our web site as such result and performance
among other things depends on "Your" Internet connection
and hardware. "You" also assume the entire cost of all
servicing, repair and/or correction of "Your" hardware
when "You" access, download or execute software or games
available on our web site. Jhakaas Games expressly disclaims
liability for any delay or failure of "Your" computer or
equipment in performance resulting from installation of
Jhakaas Games's games or software on "Your" computer.
- Jhakaas Games disclaims responsibility and liability for any
harm resulting from cancellation of tournaments
organized by it. If "You" are a cash player on our web
site, "You" acknowledge and agree that "You" will not be
refunded in case of any service outages that may be
caused by failures of service providers, computer
viruses or contaminants, or any other cause beyond the
reasonable control of Jhakaas Games.
- Under no circumstances (including, without limitation,
in contract, negligence or other tort), shall Jhakaas Games
be liable for any indirect, incidental, ancillary,
special, punitive or consequential damages arising out
of the use of or inability to use our web site even if
"We" have been advised or become aware of the
possibility of such damages or loss or that such loss
was foreseeable. "You" agree to indemnify "Us" against
any claims in respect of any such matter. Jhakaas Games's
liability to you shall in no event exceed the fees paid
by you for entry into the game or tournament in
connection with which such liability arose and/or the
amount of any monetary prize that "You" may win upon due
completion of a game or tournament.
- "You" specifically acknowledge, agree and accept that
"We" are not liable to "You" for:
- defamatory, offensive or illegal conduct of any
other player or for anything that turns out to
be misleading, inaccurate, defamatory,
threatening, obscene or
- Otherwise illegal originating from another
player or a third party;
- Any loss whatsoever arising from the abuse or
misuse of "Your" account on "Our" website;
- Any loss incurred in transmitting information
from or to "Us" or from or to "Our" website by
the internet or by other connecting media;
- any technical failures, system breakdowns,
defects, delays, interruptions, manipulated or
improper data transmission, loss or corruption
of data or communications' lines failure,
distributed denial of service attacks, viruses
or any other adverse technological occurrences
that "You" suffer arising in connection with
"Your" access to or use of "Our" website;
- The accuracy, completeness, or currency of any
information services provided or any statistics
shown on the website;
- Certain Services or events including tournaments made
available or organized on our web site may require
specific permission from statutory or regulatory bodies
in India. Such Services or events shall stand cancelled
or deemed to be cancelled if such permission is denied
or if such Services are later forbidden, whether before
or after such Services or events have commenced or have
been completed. Such Services or events shall also stand
cancelled if disallowed by any process of a competent
judicial, administrative or regulatory authority. In
such an event, "You" shall not be entitled to any
damages, demands, refunds or claims of any nature.
- "You" agree to indemnify, defend and hold Jhakaas Games harmless from
all claims, damages and
expenses made by any third party arising out of
"Your" content, or "Your" use of our web site,
"Your" connection to our web site, or
- "Your" violation for these Terms or Privacy
Policy; or use of our web site by any other
person accessing "Your" usernames or password,
with or without "Your" authorization.
- "We" as a merchant shall be under no liability
whatsoever in respect of any loss or damage
arising directly or indirectly out of the
decline of authorization for any monetary
transaction, on account of the cardholder having
exceeded the preset limit mutually agreed by
"Us" with our acquiring bank from time to time.
15. Governing Law; Dispute Resolution;
The Terms shall be governed and interpreted by, and
construed in accordance with the laws of India. All
disputes, differences, complaints etc., shall be subject to
arbitration under the (Indian) Arbitration and Conciliation
Act, 1996 as amended from time to time. The place of
arbitration shall be Hyderabad, Telangana, India and the
language of arbitration shall be English. Arbitration shall
be conducted by a sole arbitrator to be appointed by Jhakaas Games and the concerned
Subject to the arbitration agreement above, all
disputes, complaints, differences etc. shall be subject to
the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts at Hyderabad,
People from many jurisdictions access the internet.
"We" endeavor to stay current with the laws in every
jurisdiction; however, there may be instances where, "We" do
not receive prompt updates for every such jurisdiction.
Please make sure that any activities you engage on the
website are legal where you live. "You" agree to indemnify
and hold harmless Jhakaas Games from any claim, demand, damage,
or loss including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising out of
"Your" non-compliance with the laws of "Your" jurisdiction.