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Terms of Use

Visitors to this web site are bound by the following terms and conditions ("terms") so please read these carefully before continuing to use this site. If you do not agree with any of these terms, please do not use this site. If you have any questions about these terms, please contact webadmin@hmel.in.

HPCL–Mittal Energy Limited (the “company”) provides this website (the “site”), subject to the following terms and conditions of use, which may be updated by us from time to time without notice. This website provides you with access to information about the company, and may provide you with information regarding the services, tenders and products offered by the company, its affiliates and other third party providers (“providers”). Use of this website is subject to the terms and conditions of use and all applicable laws. Certain areas within this website may be subject to additional or different terms and conditions of use, which are posted in those areas. Unless stated otherwise, these terms and conditions of use will also cover any new information or services added to this website.

Please read these terms carefully. If you do not agree with any of these terms or conditions, do not access or otherwise use this website or any information contained on this website. Your acceptance of these terms constitutes your agreement to abide by each of the terms and conditions set forth below.

Limited License

Subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this agreement, the company grants you a non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited right to access, use and display this website and the materials thereon. You agree not to interrupt or attempt to interrupt the operation of the website in any way.

Unless otherwise stated, the company authorises you to view and download the information (“materials”) at this website only for your personal, non-commercial use. this authorisation is not a transfer of title in the materials and copies of the materials are subject to the following restrictions: (1) you must retain, on all copies of the materials downloaded, all copyright and other proprietary notices contained in the materials; (2) you may not modify the materials in any way or reproduce or publicly display, perform, or distribute or otherwise use them for any public or commercial purpose; (3) you must not transfer the materials to any other person unless you give them notice of, and they agree to accept, the obligations arising under these terms and conditions of use; (4) you must not use graphics on this site separately from accompanying text; and (5) you must acknowledge in all copies of the materials the source of those materials with appropriate wording. You agree to abide by all additional restrictions displayed on the site as it may be updated from time to time. The company owns the copyright and any other rights in all materials on this site other than parliamentary materials and other materials as indicated and this site, including all materials, is copyrighted and protected by worldwide copyright laws and treaty provisions. You agree to comply with all copyright laws worldwide in your use of this site and to prevent any unauthorised copying of the materials. Except as expressly provided herein, the company does not grant any express or implied right to you under any patents, trademarks, copyrights or trade secret information.

Disclaimer

You expressly understand and agree that: (1) your use of this site and the services and materials provided at the site are at your sole risk, and (2) the materials may contain inaccuracies and typographical errors. The company, its affiliates and the providers do not warrant the accuracy or completeness of the materials or the reliability of any advice, opinion, statement or other information displayed or distributed through the site. You acknowledge that any reliance on the material or any opinion, advice, statement, memorandum, or information shall be at your sole risk.

The company, its affiliates and the providers (as to their materials only) reserve the right, in their sole discretion, to correct any errors or omissions in any portion of the site. We use reasonable efforts to provide you with accurate information. We reserve the right; however, to make corrections and/or changes should this information prove to be inaccurate. the company, its affiliates and the providers (as to their materials only) may make any other changes to the site, the materials and the products, programs, services or prices (if any) described in the site at any time without notice.

this site, the services, information and materials on the site as well as any software made available on the site, are provided “as is” without any representation or warranty, express or implied, of any kind, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability, no infringement, or fitness for any particular purpose.

Some jurisdictions do not permit the exclusion of implied warranties. Therefore some of the exclusions above may not apply to you.

No unlawful or prohibited use

As a condition of your use of the site, you warrant to the company that you will not use the site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices. You may not use the site in any manner which could damage, disable, overburden, or impair the site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the site. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available or provided for through the site.

Limitation of Liability

You understand and agree that the company, its affiliates and the providers will not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages, including, but not limited to, damages, costs or loss of products, use, data or other intangible losses, even if we have been advised of the possibilities of those damages, resulting from: (i) your use of or inability to use the site, the services, or materials, or (ii) obtaining substitute products and/or services, or (iii) the use of any data, information, products or services obtained from transactions entered into through the web site, or (iv) any statement or conduct of any third party, or (v) any other matter related to the site, the services or materials.

Some jurisdictions do not permit the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages, or the exclusion of liability for death or personal injury. Therefore, some of the limitations above may not apply to you.

Third Party Sites

As a convenience to you, the company and its affiliates may provide, on this site, links to web sites operated by other entities. If you use these sites, you will leave this site. If you decide to visit any linked site, you do so at your own risk, subject to that site’s terms and conditions of use and privacy policy that may be different from those of this site. it is your responsibility to take all protective measures to guard against viruses or other destructive elements you may encounter on these sites. The company and its affiliates make no warranty or representation regarding, and do not endorse, any linked web sites or the information appearing thereon or any of the products or services described thereon. Links do not imply that the company, its affiliates or this site sponsors, endorses, is affiliated or associated with, or accessible through the links, or that any linked site is authorised to use any trademark, trade name, logo or copyright symbol of the company or any of its affiliates or subsidiaries.

Viruses

There is always the possibility of unknowingly acquiring computer viruses on the internet and thus we want to warn you about infections or viral contamination on your system. It is your responsibility to scan any and all downloaded materials received from the internet. The company and its affiliates are not responsible or liable for any damage caused by viruses or related hazards, whether or not that virus or hazard resulted from a visit to this site. You, and not the company or its affiliates, assume the entire cost of all necessary servicing, repair, or correction related to computer viruses.

Information provided by you

In order to use certain services on this site, you may have to register. You agree to provide true, accurate and current information about yourself as prompted by the registration and application forms on this site. if any information you provide is untrue, inaccurate, incomplete or not current, or if the company or any affiliate has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, incomplete or not current, the company in its sole discretion, has the right to suspend or terminate your access to the site. Further, you agree that the company will not be liable to you or any third party if the company terminates your access to the site, and the services or materials thereon, for any reason.

Except for the information you submit during the registration process or during the use of any other service offered through this site (the “permitted information”), the company and its affiliates do not want you to, and you should not, send any confidential or proprietary information to the company or its affiliates via the site. In accepting these terms of use you agree that any information or materials that you or individuals acting on your behalf provide to the company or its affiliates other than the permitted information will not be considered confidential or proprietary. by providing any such information or materials to the company or its affiliates, you grant to the company and its affiliates an unrestricted, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free license to use, reproduce, display, publicly perform, transmit, distribute and sub-license to others such information and materials, and you further agree that the company and its affiliates are free to use, and allow others to use, any ideas, concepts or know-how that you or individuals acting on your behalf provide to the company or its affiliates. you further recognise that the company and its affiliates do not want you to, and you warrant that you shall not, provide any information or materials to the company or its affiliates that is defamatory, threatening, obscene, harassing, or otherwise unlawful, or that incorporates the proprietary material of another.

The company and its affiliates will use the permitted information in accordance with the privacy policy posted on this site.

Notices

Notices from the company and its affiliates to registered users regarding their use of the site, the services and materials will be made by e-mail. In all cases notices regarding a change in the privacy policy or these terms and conditions will be posted on the website.

General terms

The company reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to change, modify, add or remove any portion of these terms and conditions of use in whole or in part, at any time without notice; you should periodically revisit this site to review the current terms and conditions by which you are bound. Changes in these terms and conditions of use will be effective when posted. Your continued use of the site, the services and materials after any changes to these terms and conditions of use are posted will be considered acceptance of the changes.

The company and its affiliates may terminate, change, suspend or discontinue any aspect of the site, including the availability of any features of the site, at any time without notice. The company and its affiliates may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to all or parts of the site without notice or liability. The company and its affiliates may terminate the authorisation, rights and license given above.

The terms and conditions of use constitute the entire agreement between the company its affiliates and you in connection with your use of this site, the services and the materials. Any cause of action you may have with respect to your use of this site, the services or the materials must be commenced within one (1) year after the claim or cause of action arises. if for any reason an arbitrator or a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision of these terms and conditions of use or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, that provision shall be enforced to the maximum extent permissible so as to effect the intent of these terms and conditions of use, and the remainder of the terms and conditions of use shall continue in full force and effect. In the event of termination, the disclaimers and limitations of liabilities set forth in the terms and conditions of use will survive.

The terms and conditions of use will be deemed to include all other notices, policies, disclaimers and other terms contained in this site and in other contracts that you may have executed with the company and its affiliates.

Termination/access restriction

The company reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to terminate your access to the site and the related services or any portion thereof at any time, without notice. if any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth above, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the agreement shall continue in effect. Unless otherwise specified herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the user and the company with respect to the site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the user and the company with respect to the site. A printed version of this agreement and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to this agreement to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form. It is the express wish to the parties that this agreement and all related documents are drawn up in English.

Copyright and Trademark Notices

All contents of the site are: copyright 2008 HPCL-Mittal Energy Limited. All rights reserved.

Trademarks

The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.

The example companies, organisations, products, people and events depicted herein are fictitious. No association with any real company, organisation, product, person, or event is intended or should be inferred.

Any rights not expressly granted herein are reserved.

International users and choice of law

This site is controlled, operated and administered by the company from offices in India. The company and its affiliates make no representation that materials at this site are appropriate or available for use at locations outside India and access to them from territories where their contents are illegal is prohibited. You are responsible for compliance with all international and local laws, which may be applicable when you access this site.

Governing Law

These terms and conditions of use shall be governed by the laws of India, and you agree to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of India