Terms & Conditions


The following terms and conditions (“Terms of Use”) will be deemed to have been accepted by the User on usage of the website http://www.ciicsrgateway.org/. You are requested to read them carefully before you browse or use the services of this website:

Key Terms
  • The term ‘Partners/Affiliate’s means and includes the associates, affiliates, partner organisations or other organisations with which CII - CSR gateway has tie-ups.
  • The term ‘Site’ refers to http://www.ciicsrgateway.org/. owned and monitored by CII - CSR gateway.
  • The term ‘Third Party Content’ refers to published or unpublished content, including any software, documents, books, and reports, of third parties, which may be made available on (whether downloadable or not), or distributed or circulated through the Site or otherwise
  • The term ‘User’ or ‘You’ (and its grammatical variations) shall refer to (or be in relation to) the person who browses the site. - See more at: http://ciicsrgateway.org/termsofuse.php#sthash.Xp9mzUKB.dpuf
Key Terms

This Site is offered to You conditioned on Your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. By using the Site, You agree to follow and be bound by the terms and conditions contained herein, concerning Your use of the Site. CII - CSR gateway may revise the Terms of Use at any time without notice to You. Areas of the Site may have different terms of use posted. If there is a conflict between the Terms of Use and terms of use posted for a specific area of the Site, the latter shall have precedence with respect to Your use of that area of the Site.

Use of the Site
  • The information in the various pages of the Site, unless otherwise indicated, is issued by CII - CSR gateway, for general distribution. Unless indicated otherwise, CII - CSR gateway has the exclusive copyright on all such information.
  • As a condition of Your use of the Site, You will not use the Site for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these Terms of Use. You may not use the Site in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any website, including those of CII - CSR gateway, or the network(s) connected to the Site or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of any website. You may not attempt to gain unauthorised access to any website, other accounts, computer systems or networks connected to the Site, through hacking, password mining or any other means. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or information through any means not intentionally made available through the Site.
  • CII - CSR gateway may terminate User's access at any time for any reason. The Clauses relating to ‘No representation or warranty’ (Clause 9), ‘Disclaimer of Liability’ (Clause 10), ‘Limitation of Liability’ (Clause 12), ‘Indemnity’ (Clause 13), and ‘Governing Law and Jurisdiction’ (Clause 14) shall survive the termination of the access of the User by CII - CSR gateway.
CII - CSR gateway’ rights on the Site’s content
  • Unless indicated otherwise, all contents present on this Site are the exclusive property of CII - CSR gateway. The software, text, images, graphics, video and audio used on this Site belong to CII - CSR gateway. No material from this Site may be copied, modified, reproduced, republished, uploaded, transmitted, posted or distributed in any form without prior written permission from CII - CSR gateway, except that CII - CSR gateway grants You non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited permission to access and display the web pages within this Site, solely on Your computer and for Your personal, non-commercial use of this Site. This permission is conditioned on (i) Your not modifying the content displayed on the Site, (ii) Your keeping intact all copyright, trademark and other proprietary notices, (iii) Your acceptance of any terms, conditions and notices accompanying the content or otherwise set forth in this Site, (iv) Your agreeing to acknowledge of CII - CSR gateway as the source, citing the uniform resource locator (URL) of the page from which the information has been taken
  • Reproduction or translation of substantial portions of the Site, or any use other than for educational or other non-commercial purposes, require explicit, prior authorization in writing. Applications for permission and enquiries, with necessary details, should be addressed to the info@ciicsrgateway.org for the page used. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any software and other materials that are made available for downloading, access or other use from this Site with their own license terms, conditions, and notices will be governed by such terms, conditions and notices.
  • Your failure to comply with the terms, conditions and notices on this Site will result in automatic termination of any rights granted to You, without prior notice, and You must immediately destroy all copies of downloaded materials or material supplied by CII - CSR gateway, in Your possession or control. Except for the limited permission in Clause 4 of these Terms of Use, CII - CSR gateway does not grant You any express or implied rights or licenses under any patents, trademarks, copyrights, or other proprietary or intellectual property rights. You may not mirror any of the content from this Site on another website or in any other media. Unauthorised use of the materials appearing on this site may violate copyright, trademark and other applicable laws, and could result in criminal or civil penalties
Third Party Content on the Site
  • CII - CSR gateway may, from time to time, make available on the Site Third Party Content (whether in a downloadable section on the Site or provided on request to the User). Such Third Party Content shall either be freely available for display or distribution, or CII - CSR gateway shall obtain necessary approvals from persons owning the intellectual property, including copyright and trademark, in the Third Party Content for use or distribution through the Site.
  • Any Third Party Content either displayed or distributed or circulated through the Site may be subject to third party intellectual property rights in such Third Party Content. You shall ensure that You comply with the terms of use of such Third Party Content.

The names of actual trusts, societies, companies, firms or other associations and the products and services mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners. You acknowledge that You shall comply with the terms of use of such trademarks.

Linking to this site

All links to this Site must be approved in writing by CII - CSR gateway, except that CII - CSR gateway consents to links in which the link and the pages that are activated by the link do not (i) create frames around any page on this Site or use other techniques that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of any content within this site; (ii) misrepresent Your relationship with CII - CSR gateway; (iii) imply that CII - CSR gateway approves or endorses You, Your website or Your service or product offerings; and (iv) present false or misleading impressions about CII - CSR gateway or otherwise damage the goodwill associated with the CII - CSR gateway’ name and/or trademarks. As a further condition to being permitted to link to this site, You agree that CII - CSR gateway may at any time, in its sole discretion, terminate permission to link to this website. In such event, You agree to immediately remove all links to this website and to cease using any trademarks owned by CII - CSR gateway.

User’s right to privacy
  • CII - CSR gateway may collect information that can identify You ("Personal Information"), such as Your name and email address, Your preferences, Your phone numbers, when You (or other users) provide it to CII - CSR gateway while visiting the Site through enrolment or in some other manner. CII - CSR gateway may also collect other types of information, when You visit the Site, in, inter alia, the following manner:

    • by collecting the information, such as Your IP address, Your browser type, date and time of Your visit; for the purpose of tracking Users' movements around the Site and understanding usage trends;
    • by assigning one or more cookies to Your computer, which may collect information to facilitate access to the Site and to personalise Your online experience.
  • Any Third Party Content either displayed or distributed or circulated through the Site may be subject to third party intellectual property rights in such Third Party Content. You shall ensure that You comply with the terms of use of such Third Party Content.
  • The User's right to privacy is of paramount importance to CII - CSR gateway. Save as otherwise provided in these Terms of Use or otherwise required under law, any information provided by the User will not be shared with any third party. CII - CSR gateway reserves the right to use the Personal Information to provide the User a more personalised online experience
No representation or warranty
  • CII - CSR gateway does not make any warranties, explicit or implied, including those of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose, with respect to any information, data, statements, products or services made available on the Site.
  • The Site, and all content, materials, information, software, products and services provided on the Site, are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. CII - CSR gateway expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement
  • CII - CSR gateway makes no warranty that: (i) the Site will meet Your requirements; (b) the Site will be available on an uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free basis; (c) the results that may be obtained from the use of the Site or any services offered through the Site will be accurate or reliable.
Disclaimer of Liability
  • CII - CSR gateway shall have no responsibility for any damage to User's computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any content, materials, and information from the Site. CII - CSR gateway provides no assurances that any reported problems will be resolved by CII - CSR gateway, even if CII - CSR gateway elects to provide information with the goal of addressing a problem.
  • If the Site provides links to websites and access to content, products and services from third parties, including users, advertisers, affiliates and sponsors of the Site, the User agrees that CII - CSR gateway is not responsible for the availability of, and content (including any tracking tools, such as cookies, enabled by such linked websites to collect information about computers used to view or interact with their advertisements) provided on, third party websites. The User is requested to peruse the policies posted by other web sites regarding privacy and other topics before use. CII - CSR gateway is not responsible for third party content accessible through the Site, including opinions, advice, statements and advertisements, and User shall bear all risks associated with the use of such content. CII - CSR gateway is not responsible for any loss or damage of any sort User may incur from dealing with any third party.
  • CII - CSR gateway shall not be liable, in any manner whatsoever, for (i) any use of information that may be posted by the User about himself or about any other person, if such information is accessible by any other User, or (ii) use, in any manner, of the Personal Information or other information that may be shared with a Partners/ Affiliates, with the consent of the User. CII - CSR gateway may not be able to control or restrict the viewing of the content that has been posted on the Site by any User.
  • Unless specified otherwise, the mention of specific companies, firms, manufacturer’s or other business enterprises or their products or services does not imply that they are endorsed or recommended by the CII - CSR gateway in preference to others of a similar nature that are not mentioned.

CII - CSR gateway may change or discontinue any aspect of its website at any time, including, its content or features. CII - CSR gateway reserves the right to change the terms and conditions applicable to use of the Site. Such changes shall be effective immediately upon notice, which shall be placed on the Site.

In no event will CII - CSR gateway be liable for damages of any kind, including without limitation, direct, incidental or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, damages for lost profits, business interruption and loss of programs or information) arising out of the use of or inability to use the Site, or any information provided on the Site, or in the products or services, any claim attributable to errors, omissions or other inaccuracies in the products or services or interpretations thereof. Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability. Accordingly, some of the above limitations may not apply to the User.

User agrees to indemnify, defend and hold CII - CSR gateway harmless from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising out of or relating to any misuse by the User of the content and services provided on the Site.

The laws of India govern this agreement. You hereby irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Chennai, India in all disputes arising out of or relating to the use of 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.


This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the User and CII - CSR gateway with respect to the Site and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between the User and CII - CSR gateway with respect to the Site.