Terms & Conditions

Terms of Use

The Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) provides a comprehensive and integrated platform to strategically shape global, regional, national and industry agendas. It helps the foremost political, business and other leaders of society to improve the state of the world, serving as an independent and impartial partner and acting as the officially recognised institution for public-private cooperation. The Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) owns, operates and makes available the application and makes it available to the users (individually “User” and collectively “Users”) under the following Terms of Use and Privacy Policy, applying to Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website:

Agreement to the Terms of Use

Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website contains features such as blogs, reports and newsletter services, event, issue and community pages, member areas and other applications that may be available from time to time. Any person who accesses or uses Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions of these Terms of Use. They stipulate conditions, disclaimers and other provisions, some of which limit the SFTPA’s liability. Any person who does not agree to or comply with these Terms of Use should not access or use Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website. Access to Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website is granted to Users who have current and active engagements with the Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA).

By agreeing to this, you understand and authorise SFTPA to represent / make a representation / forward an application before any body private, judicial or government on your behalf.

By agreeing to this, you also understand and willingly agree to be a part of any representation that SFTPA makes before any body private, judicial or government, in the interest of any entity which represents SFTPA in whole or part.

Appropriate Use

Any use of Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website by Users that would limit or constrict the availability or quality of Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website’s features is prohibited. Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) reserves the exclusive right to take any actions required to enforce this principle.

Users shall not use Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website to post, submit or otherwise distribute unlawful, defamatory, abusive, obscene or offensive materials. Furthermore, Users shall not use Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website in any way that may violate third-party rights including, but not limited to, copyrights or privacy. Neither shall Users access or attempt to access Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website using interfaces aside from the ones provided by Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website.

Users will provide personal information as part of the registration to access and use the features on Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website. Information provided for registration must be accurate and up-to-date. Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) reserves the exclusive right to verify and deny access where data is incomplete, incorrect, inappropriate and/or missing.

Users acknowledge that Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) is not responsible nor liable for any harm resulting from: (1) use of Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website; (2) downloading information contained on Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website including, but not limited to, downloads of content posted by subscribers; (3) unauthorized disclosure of images, information or data that results from the upload, download or storage of content posted by Users; (4) the temporary or permanent inability to access or retrieve information from Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website, including, without limitation, harm caused by viruses, worms, trojan horses, or any similar contamination or destructive programmes.

Disclaimer

Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website is provided “AS IS” and “AS AVAILABLE” with no express or implied warranties of any kind including, but not limited to, any implied warranties of fitness for a particular purpose, merchantability, non-infringement and title. Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) disclaims any and all liability for the acts, omissions and conducts of any third parties in connection with or related to the manner in which Users use Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website. Users assume total responsibility for their use of Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website and any linked sites where applicable. If this disclaimer is not enforceable under applicable law, it may be modified at SFTPA’s sole discretion to a form that is enforceable.

Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) does not take responsibility for any content on Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website that is incomplete, inaccurate or not up-to-date. Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) expressly disclaims any and all liability to any person in respect of anything done, or omitted to be done wholly or partially, in reliance upon the contents of Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website.

Furthermore, Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) is not liable for any damage or corruption caused by viruses (or similar mechanisms such as worms, lock outs, metering or self-destruct mechanisms) on computers or other terminal equipment in connection with visiting, using and/or downloading data of any kind from Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website. Users are personally responsible for protecting their equipment appropriately from viruses and other risks on the Internet.

Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to monitor and/or remove content from Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website, but disclaims the obligation thereto.

Indemnification

You will release, indemnify, defend and hold harmless Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA), and any of its contractors, agents, members, employees, officers, directors, shareholders, affiliates and assigns from all liabilities, claims, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys’ fees and expenses, of third parties relating to or arising out of (1) this Agreement or the breach of your warranties, representations and obligations under this Agreement; (2) the Website content or your use of the Website content; (3) the Products or your use of the Products (including Trial Products); (4) any intellectual property or other proprietary right of any person or entity; (5) your violation of any provision of this Agreement; or (6) any information or data you supplied to Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA). When Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) is threatened with suit or sued by a third party, Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) may seek written assurances from you concerning your promise to indemnify Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA); your failure to provide such assurances may be considered by Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) to be a material breach of this Agreement. Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) will have the right to participate in any defense by you of a third-party claim related to your use of any of the Website content or Products, with counsel of Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) choice at its expense. Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) will reasonably cooperate in any defense by you of a third-party claim at your request and expense. You will have sole responsibility to defend Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) against any claim, but you must receive Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) prior written consent regarding any related settlement. The terms of this provision will survive any termination or cancellation of this Agreement or your use of the Website or Products.

Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website Content

With the exception of blogged content, for which all proprietary rights lie with the author of the blog, Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) reserves exclusive proprietary rights to all content on Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website including, but not limited to, copyright, trademarks and other intellectual property rights; this includes all text, graphics, photographs, logos and/or other items that appear on Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website. Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) also reserves proprietary rights over the Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website template, including its layout and structure.

SFTPA’s name and logo are registered trademarks of the Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA). Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website Users are not authorized to use SFTPA’s logo.

Publications

The content of any articles published on Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website expresses the opinion solely of the author of the respective content. The content of articles published on Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website by authors other than Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) does not necessarily represent SFTPA’s endorsement of the views or content so expressed.

Links to other Websites

Links on Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website may connect Users to external or third-party websites that are not related to Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) nor under its control. Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) is not responsible for the content of external or third-party websites that may be accessible or displayed through external links on Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website. The presence of these external links does not represent SFTPA’s endorsement of the views or content of these third-party websites. Navigating to external websites through links on Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website is done at the sole risk of the User, and Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) expressly disclaims any liability for any content that appears on any external site.

Amendments

Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) may amend these Terms of Use at any time. Such amendments will be effective immediately upon notice being provided to the User. Notice may be provided on Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website itself, and after posting of the notice, the User’s continued use of Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website will be deemed as acceptance of the modified Terms of Use.

Waiver and Severability of Terms of Use

Failure of Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of these Terms of Use is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavour to give effect to the parties` intention as reflected in the provision and the other provisions of these Terms of Use shall remain in full force and effect.

Applicable Law

These Terms of Use shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the substantive laws of India, under exclusion of any conflicts of laws principles.

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy stipulates the privacy practices for the Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website under the SFTPA.in domain and Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website mobile applications.

Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) is committed to complying with data protection laws and to the protection and confidentiality of the personal data of Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website Users. Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) would like Users to be well informed of the gathering and use of their information through Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully before accessing Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website and prior to entering your personal information. Accepting the terms of this Privacy Policy is a necessary prerequisite to registering to and accessing Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website.

The following points present the essential body of SFTPA’s Privacy Policy:

  • general trends in the use of the Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website will be monitored;
  • there will be no collection of information concerning Users unless that information is voluntarily disclosed, for example by signing up as a User;
  • there will be no selling or renting of information voluntarily disclosed to Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) nor sharing of it with any third parties; except with those other registered users of Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website and third parties maintaining and developing Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website;
  • Users will only be contacted by Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) for purposes related to the work and/or activities of the Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA);
  • Users signed up for Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website services can modify their information at any time, except for their name, email, Company name, unless that information is incorrect (in which case we give the Users an opportunity to update it).

This Privacy Policy is incorporated into the Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website Terms of Use. Any person who registers or uses Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website acknowledges thereby that they have read and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of the Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy, as they may be amended from time to time. Any User who uses or accesses Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website agrees and consents to the collection of personal information in the manner outlined in this Privacy Policy.

Use of Information

By registering to Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website, Users voluntarily consent to their personal data being collected by Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) and used by third parties that maintain and develop Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website as well as by other Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website users registered on Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website.

Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) will ensure that third parties accessing the personal data of Users shall comply with the same data protection requirements as Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) and that the personal data will be used exclusively for the purpose set out above.

The User’s personal data will not be used for advertising or market research purposes.

Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) will analyse browsing patterns and usage trends of Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website Users with the general information collected.

Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) periodically summarizes and analyses these log files to learn how Users use content on Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website. This information is used to improve the content, organization and performance of Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website.

Security

Any information provided to Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) by Users of Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website is handled with due care and security, and will not be used in ways other than as set forth in this Privacy Policy, or in any site/area-specific policies, or in ways to which Users have not explicitly consented. Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) employs a range of technologies and security measures to protect the information maintained on Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) systems from loss, misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, alteration or destruction. However, since the Internet is not a 100% secure environment, Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) cannot ensure nor guarantee the security of any information that the User may transmit to Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website. There is no guarantee that information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of any of SFTPA’s physical, technical or managerial safeguards.

All Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) employees who have access to and are associated with the processing of personal data are obliged to respect the confidentiality of all such personal data.

User Rights

The User has the right to information relating to his/her personal data stored by Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA). The User is entitled to have any inaccuracy or error in his/her data corrected, or to have his/her data blocked or deleted. The deletion of personal data from Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website will cancel the User’s Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website account.

Retention of Personal Information

Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) will retain the User’s personal information for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.

Electronic Mail

When a User sends Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) personal identifying information via e-mail (that is, in a message containing a question or a comment, or by filling out a form that e-mails Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association this information), Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) uses it to respond to User requests. Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) may forward the User’s e-mail to other employees of Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (including affiliates s or branches of SFTPA, also such that are located in countries that do not have legislation which provides for adequate Data Protection) who are better able to answer the User’ questions. Information collected via e-mail will be retained at the sole discretion of Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) in a directly readable form as long as it is necessary to complete SFTPA’s response.

External Links

Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website may have links to other websites that are not operated or maintained by Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) and are not covered by this Privacy Policy. Users should be aware that the links on Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) Website are provided only for User convenience. Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) has no control over, makes no promises or warranties of any kind with regard to, and has no responsibility or liability for, the content of any other websites or their privacy policies, their use of cookies, or the way they collect, save, store or use information. Users should review the privacy policy of each website they visit.

Applicable Law and Venue of Jurisdiction

This Privacy Policy shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with the substantive laws of India, under the exclusion of any conflicts of laws principles.

General

Force Majeure: Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) will not be deemed in default hereunder or held responsible for any cessation, interruption or delay in the performance of its obligations hereunder due to earthquake, flood, fire, storm, natural disaster, act of God, war, terrorism, armed conflict, labour strike, lockout, or boycott.

Cessation of Operation: Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) may at any time, in its sole discretion and without advance notice to you, cease operation of the Website and distribution of the Products.

Entire Agreement: This Agreement comprises the entire agreement between you and Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) and supersedes any prior agreements pertaining to the subject matter contained herein.

Effect of Waiver: The failure of Star Foreign Trade Promotion Association (SFTPA) to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of this Agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavour to give effect to the parties’ intentions as reflected in the provision, and the other provisions of this Agreement remain in full force and effect.

Contact

Should you have any questions or concerns about these Terms of Use and / or SFTPA's Privacy Policy, please contact us by e-mail at info@sftpa.org.