Terms of Service

These Terms of Service ("Terms") cover your use of and access to the sites, products, applications, tools and features (collectively, the "Services") provided by Groww Ltd [registration no. 10977764] (together with its officers, directors, employees, agents, subsidiaries and affiliates, referred to as "Groww", "us" or "we"). Our Privacy Policy explains what personal information we collect and how it's used and shared.

By using or accessing the Services, you're agreeing to these Terms and our Privacy Policy. If you're using the Services for an organisation, you're agreeing to this Agreement on behalf of that organisation, and represent and warrant that you can do so. If you don't agree to all the terms in this Agreement, you may not use or access the Services.

1. Accounts

1.a. Signing Up: To use the Services, you must first create an account (“Account”). You agree to provide us with accurate, complete and updated information for your Account. We may need to use this information to contact you.

1.b. Staying Safe: Please safeguard your Account and make sure others don't have access to your Account or password. You must immediately notify us of any actual or suspected loss, theft or unauthorised use of your Account or password. You're solely responsible for any activity on your Account. We're not liable for any acts or omissions by you in connection with your Account.

1.c. Thirteen And Older: The Services are not intended for and may not be used by children under the age of 13. By using the Services, you represent that you're at least 13. Also, if you're under the age of 18, you must have your parent or guardian's consent to this Agreement, and they may need to enter into this Agreement on your behalf (depending on where you live).

2. Content

2.a. Your User Content Remains Yours: Users of the Services may provide us with content, including without limitation text, photos, images, audio, video, code and any other materials (“User Content"). Your User Content stays yours. These Terms don't give us any rights to User Content, except for the limited rights that enable us to provide, improve, promote and protect the Services as described herein.

2.b. Your License To Us: When you provide User Content via the Services, you grant Groww a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, royalty-free, sublicensable, transferable right and license to use, host, store, reproduce, modify, create derivative works of (such as those resulting from translations, adaptations or other changes we make so that User Content works better with the Services), communicate, publish, publicly display, publicly perform and distribute User Content for the limited purposes of allowing us to provide, improve, promote and protect the Services.

2.c. Featuring Your Site: We may use in perpetuity, worldwide and free of charge, any version of Your Sites (as defined below), or any portion thereof, for the limited purpose of Groww marketing and promotional activities. For example, we may feature Your Sites on our Overview page, or on our social media accounts. This can result in improved traffic to Your Sites. You waive any claims against us relating to any moral rights, artists’ rights or any other similar rights worldwide that you may have in or to Your Sites, and any right of inspection or approval of any such use of Your Sites. If you don't want Your Sites featured, you can opt out at anytime via the Services or by contacting us.

3. Responsibilities

3.a. Only Use Content You're Allowed To Use: You represent that you own all rights to your User Content or otherwise have (and will continue to have) all rights and permissions to legally use, share, display, transfer and license your User Content via the Services. If we use your User Content in the ways contemplated in this Agreement, you represent that such use will not infringe or violate the rights of any third party, including without limitation any copyrights, trademarks, privacy rights, publicity rights, contract rights or any other intellectual property or proprietary rights. Content on the Services may be protected by others' intellectual property or other rights, so please don't copy, upload, download or share content unless you have the right to do so.

3.b. Don't Abuse Or Disrupt The Services: As a Groww user, you agree not to misuse the Services or help anyone else do so, including without limitation the following:

3.b.i. Don't probe, scan or test the vulnerability of any system or network.

3.b.ii. Don't breach or otherwise bypass any security or authentication measures.

3.b.iii. Don't access, tamper with or use nonpublic areas or parts of the Services, or shared areas of the Services you haven't been invited to.

3.b.iv. Don't interfere with or disrupt any user, host or network (whether it's Groww's or someone else's), for example by distributing malware or overloading, flooding or mail-bombing any part of the Services.

3.b.v. Don't take apart, decompile or reverse engineer any part of the Services in an effort to access things such as source code or algorithms.

3.b.vi. Don't access, search or create accounts for the Services by any means other than our publicly supported interfaces (for example, scraping, spidering or crawling).

3.b.vii. Don't take any action that imposes an unreasonable load on our infrastructure or our third party providers. (We reserve the right to determine what's reasonable.)

3.b.viii. Don't provide your password to any other person, use any other person's username and password, or otherwise manage the Services through shared credentials.

3.c. Follow The Law: You represent that your use of the Services is not contrary to law, including without limitation applicable India export controls, regulations and sanctions.

3.d. Share Responsibly: The Services let you share User Content with others, including without limitation on social media and the open web, so please think carefully about what you share. We’re not responsible for what you share via the Services.

3.e. Your Sites And Your End Users Are Your Responsibility: You may use the Services to create or publish sites, online stores and other products or services (“Your Sites”), and Your Sites may have their own visitors and users (“End Users”). You understand and agree that Your Sites and your End Users are your responsibility, and you’re solely responsible for compliance with any laws or regulations related to Your Sites and your End Users. We’re not liable for, and won’t provide you with any legal advice regarding, Your Sites or your End Users.

4. Third Parties

4.a. Third Party Services: The Services are integrated with various third party services, applications and sites (collectively, “Third Party Services”) that may make available to you their content and products, such as domain and email services. These Third Party Services may have their own terms and policies, and your use of them will be governed by those terms and policies. We don't control Third Party Services, and we’re not liable for Third Party Services or for any transaction you may enter into with them. Your security when using Third Party Services is your responsibility. You also agree that we may, at any time and in our sole discretion, and without any notice to you, suspend, disable access to or remove any Third Party Services. We’re not liable to you for any such suspension, disabling or removal, including without limitation for any loss of profits, revenue, data, goodwill or other intangible losses you may experience as a result thereof (except where prohibited by law).

4.b. Third Party Sites: The Services may contain links to third party sites. When you access third party sites, you do so at your own risk. We don’t control and aren’t liable for those sites.

4.c. User Content: We haven’t reviewed and can’t review all of the User Content made available via the Services. The Services may contain User Content: (a) that is offensive or objectionable; (b) that contains errors; (c) that violates intellectual property, privacy, publicity or other rights of third parties; (d) that is harmful to your computer or network; or (e) the downloading, copying or use of which is subject to additional terms and policies. By operating the Services, we don’t represent or imply that we endorse User Content provided therein, or that we believe such User Content to be accurate, useful or non-harmful. We’re not a publisher of, and we’re not liable for, any User Content uploaded, posted, published or otherwise made available via the Services. You're responsible for taking precautions to protect yourself, and your computer or network, from User Content accessed via the Services.

5. Intellectual Property

5.a. Groww Property: The Services are protected by copyright, trademark and other UK and foreign laws. These Terms don't grant you any right, title or interest in the Services, our trademarks, logos or other brand features or intellectual property, or others’ content in the Services. You agree not to change, translate or otherwise create derivative works of the Services.

5.b. Your Feedback: We welcome your feedback, ideas or suggestions (“Feedback”), but you agree that we may use your Feedback without any restriction or obligation to you, even after this Agreement is terminated.

6. Rights

6.a. Important Things We Can Do: We reserve these rights, which we may exercise at any time and in our sole discretion, and without liability or notice to you (except where prohibited by law): (a) we may change the Services and their functionality; (b) we may restrict access to or use of parts or all of the Services; (c) we may suspend or discontinue parts or all of the Services; (d) we may terminate, suspend or restrict your access to or use of parts or all of the Services; (e) we may terminate, suspend or restrict access to your Account or Your Sites; and (f) we may change our eligibility criteria to use the Services (and if such eligibility criteria changes are prohibited by law where you live, we may revoke your right to use the Services in that jurisdiction).

6.b. How We Handle Ownership Disputes: Sometimes, ownership of an Account or site is disputed between one or more parties, such as a business and its employee, or a web designer and their client. We try not to get involved in these disputes. However, we reserve the right, at any time and in our sole discretion, and without notice to you, to determine rightful Account or site ownership and to transfer an Account or site to the rightful owner. If we can’t reasonably determine the rightful owner, we reserve the right to suspend an Account or site until the disputing parties reach a resolution. We also may request documentation, such as a government-issued photo ID, a credit card invoice or a business license, to help determine the rightful owner.

6.c. HTTPS Encryption: We may offer HTTPS encryption for Your Sites. By registering a custom domain via the Services, or pointing a custom domain to the Services, you authorise us to create and maintain a certificate for the limited purpose of providing HTTPS for Your Sites.

7. Privacy

Our Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use and share your and your End Users’ information. By using the Services, you agree to our collection, use and sharing of information as set forth in the Privacy Policy.

8. Copyright

We respect the intellectual property of others and ask that you do too. We respond to notices of alleged copyright infringement if they comply with the law. We reserve the right to delete or disable content alleged to be infringing, and to terminate Accounts of repeat infringers without any refunds.

9. Paid Services

9.a. Fees: You can access certain portions of the Services by submitting a fee payment (such additional services, “Paid Services”). For example, to customise and publish Your Sites publicly, you’ll need to pay a subscription fee. Paid Services will remain in effect until cancelled or terminated in accordance with this Agreement. We’ll tell you about fees for Paid Services before charging you. You may cancel Paid Services at any time via the Services or by contacting us. If you don't pay for Paid Services on time, we reserve the right to suspend or cancel your access to the Paid Services. Transaction fees and additional fees may also apply to certain portions of the Services, and we’ll tell you about those fees before charging you.

9.b. Taxes: All fees are exclusive of applicable state, local or other taxes (“Taxes”). You're responsible for all applicable Taxes, and we'll charge Taxes in addition to the fees for the Services when required to do so.

9.c. Automatic Subscription Renewals: To ensure uninterrupted service, we'll automatically bill you for certain Paid Services from the date you submit your initial payment and on each renewal period thereafter until cancellation. Your renewal period will be equal in time to the renewal period of your current subscription. For example, if you're on a monthly subscription plan, each billable renewal period will be for one month. We’ll automatically charge you the applicable amount using the payment method you have on file with us.

9.d. Refunds: While you may cancel any Paid Services at any time, you won't be issued a refund except in our sole discretion.

9.e. Fee Changes: We may change our fees at any time. When applicable, we’ll give you advance notice of these fee changes via the Services. New fees will not apply retroactively. If you don't agree with the fee changes, you have the right to reject the change by cancelling the applicable Paid Service before your next payment date.

9.f. Chargebacks: If you contact your bank or credit card company to decline, chargeback or otherwise reverse the charge of any payable fees to us (“Chargeback”), we may automatically terminate your Account. If you have questions about a payment made to us, we encourage you to contact us before filing a Chargeback. We reserve our right to dispute any Chargeback.

9.g. Our Payment Processor: We use a third party payment processor (the “Payment Processor”) to bill you through a payment account linked to your Account. The processing of payments will be subject to the terms, conditions and privacy policies of the Payment Processor, in addition to this Agreement. Our current Payment Processor is Stripe, and your payments are processed by Stripe in accordance with Stripe’s Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. We don’t control and are not liable for the security or performance of the Payment Processor. You agree to pay us, through the Payment Processor, all charges at the prices then in effect for any purchase in accordance with the applicable payment terms. You agree to make payment using the payment method you provide with your Account. We reserve the right to correct, or to instruct our Payment Processor to correct, any errors or mistakes, even if payment has already been requested or received.

10. Term And Termination

This Agreement will remain in effect until terminated by either you or us. To terminate this Agreement, you may contact us or simply stop using the Services at any time. We reserve the right to suspend or terminate the Services at any time at our sole discretion and without notice. For example, we may suspend or terminate your use of the Services if you're violating these Terms or our Acceptable Use Policy. All sections of this Agreement that by their nature should survive termination shall survive termination, including without limitation Your Content, Our Intellectual Property, Warranty Disclaimers, Limitation Of Liability, Indemnification, Dispute Resolution and Additional Terms.

11. Warranty Disclaimers

To the fullest extent permitted by law, Groww makes no warranties, either express or implied, about the Services. The Services are provided “as is.” Groww also disclaims any warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from Groww shall create any warranty. Groww makes no warranty or representation that the Services will: (a) be timely, uninterrupted or error-free; (b) meet your requirements or expectations; or (c) be free from viruses or other harmful components.

12. Limitation Of Liability

To the fullest extent permitted by law, in no event will Groww be liable with respect to any claims arising out of or related to the Services or this Agreement for: (a) any indirect, special, incidental, exemplary, punitive or consequential damages; (b) any loss of profits, revenue, data, goodwill or other intangible losses; (c) any damages related to your access to, use of or inability to access or use the Services or any portion thereof, including without limitation interruption of use or cessation or modification of any aspect of the Services; (d) any damages related to loss or corruption of any content or data, including without limitation User Content data; (e) any User Content or other conduct or content of any user or third party using the Services, including without limitation defamatory, offensive or unlawful conduct or content; or (f) any Third Party Services or third party sites accessed via the Services. These limitations apply to any theory of liability, whether based on warranty, contract, tort, negligence, strict liability or any other legal theory, whether or not Groww has been informed of the possibility of such damage, and even if a remedy set forth herein is found to have failed its essential purpose. To the fullest extent permitted by law, in no event shall the aggregate liability of Groww for all claims arising out of or related to the Services and this Agreement exceed the greater of twenty pounds (£20) or the amounts paid by you to Groww in the twelve (12) months immediately preceding the event that gave rise to such claim.

13. Indemnification

To the fullest extent permitted by law, you agree to indemnify and hold harmless Groww from and against all damages, losses and expenses of any kind (including without limitation reasonable lawyers' fees and costs) arising out of or related to: (a) your breach of this Agreement; (b) your User Content and Your Sites; (c) any claims from your End Users; and (d) your violation of any law or regulation or the rights of any third party.

14. Dispute Resolution

14.a. Informal Resolution: Before filing a claim against Groww, you agree to try to resolve the dispute by first emailing [email protected]co.uk with a description of your claim. We'll try to resolve the dispute informally by following up via email, phone or other methods. If we can’t resolve the dispute within thirty (30) days of our receipt of your first email, you or Groww may then bring a formal proceeding.

14.b. No Class Actions: You may only resolve disputes with us on an individual basis, and may not bring a claim as a plaintiff or a class member in a class, consolidated or representative action. Class actions, class arbitrations, private attorney general actions and consolidation with other arbitrations aren't allowed.

15. Additional Terms

17.a. Entire Agreement: This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Groww regarding the subject matter of this Agreement, and supersedes and replaces any other prior or contemporaneous agreements, or terms and conditions applicable to the subject matter of this Agreement. This Agreement creates no third party beneficiary rights.

17.b. Controlling Law: This Agreement and the Services shall be governed in all respects by the laws of England and Wales, without regard to its conflict of law provisions.

17.c. Waiver, Severability And Assignment: Our failure to enforce any provision of this Agreement is not a waiver of our right to do so later. If any provision of this Agreement is found unenforceable, the remaining provisions will remain in full effect and an enforceable term will be substituted reflecting our intent as closely as possible. You may not assign any of your rights under this Agreement, and any such attempt will be void. We may assign our rights under this Agreement to any of our affiliates or subsidiaries, or to any successor in interest of any business associated with the Services.

17.d. Modifications: We may modify this Agreement from time to time, and will always post the most current version on our site. Modifications will never apply retroactively. By continuing to use or access the Services after any modifications come into effect, you agree to be bound by the modified Agreement. If you disagree with our changes, then you should stop using the Services.

Last updated: 5th January 2018