SHECONOMY Private Limited owns the Platform and is a company incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956 with its registered office at B-II/66, MCIE, Mathura Road, New Delhi 110044, India (hereinafter referred to as “SHECONOMY”.
The Buy/Interact/Pay-Direct-Service ("Buy/Interact/Pay-Direct-Service") is a Service that allows You to surf/access/browse the SHECONOMY Platform (with or without registering an account on SHECONOMY Platform) in order to DIRECTLY view, interact, communicate, liaise, transact, and buy & pay with a wide range of businesses across the globe who have hosted their independent business websites and products directly on SHECONOMY and who independently operate their respective business websites /webstores on SHECONOMY Platform. SHECONOMY only provides web hosting services to such businesses and does not interfere, intervene or otherwise involve itself financially or otherwise during transactions between you, users, buyers, and businesses listed / hosted (including their websites / webstores) on SHECONOMY Platform. When you place any order on SHECONOMY platform, you are buying and paying directly from/to a business hosted on SHECONOMY platform, using their independently owned payment method / payment gateway, whether such transaction to buy and pay originates using SHECONOMY Platform or outside of it. SHECONOMY never collects any payment from you / any users or buyers for any purchase or transaction with a business hosted / listed on SHECONOMY Platform. In addition, Buy/Interact/Pay-Direct-Service allows you to view information about independent information of businesses globally as listed on their website / webstore hosted on SHECONOMY Platform such as about-us, contact information, shipping and payment policies, listings of products / services for sale, display etc., or any additional information provided by and applicable to each individual website / webstore / business hosted on SHECONOMY Platform.
- Account Terms
To access and use the Services, we recommend you register for a SHECONOMY account(s) (“Account”) such as a user / buyer account by providing your full legal name, current address, phone number, a valid email address, and any other information indicated as required. SHECONOMY may reject your application for an Account, or cancel an existing Account, for any reason, in our sole discretion.
While businesses hosted on SHECONOMY are women owned or women led, User Account / Buyer Account on SHECONOMY are open to all and all are welcome and encouraged to source from women worldwide.
You must be the older of: (i) 18 years, or (ii) at least the age of majority in the jurisdiction where you reside and from which you use the Services to open an Account.
Transaction using or in connection with use of the Platform is available only to persons who can form legally binding contracts under Indian Contract Act, 1872. Persons who are "incompetent to contract" within the meaning of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 including un-discharged insolvents etc. are not eligible to use the Platform. If you are a minor i.e. under the age of 18 years, you may use the Platform or access content on the Platform only under the supervision and prior consent/ permission of a parent or a legal guardian. As a minor if you wish to transact on the Platform, such transaction on the Platform may be made by your legal guardian or parents. SHECONOMY reserves the right to terminate your account / membership and / or refuse to provide you with access to the Platform if it is brought to SHECONOMY’s notice or if it is discovered that You are under the age of 18 years and transacting on or in connection with use of the Platform.
You confirm that you are receiving any Services provided by SHECONOMY for the purposes of carrying on a legal business activity or legal personal use / consumption.
You acknowledge that SHECONOMY will use the email address / mobile number you provide on opening an Account or as updated by you from time to time as the primary method for communication with you. Additionally SHECONOMY may communicate with you over your phone / chat / text or other methods as needed. Your mobile phone number and/or e-mail address is treated as Your primary identifier on the Platform. It is your responsibility to ensure that Your mobile phone number and your email address is up to date on the Platform at all times. You agree to notify Us promptly if your mobile phone number or e-mail address changes by updating the same on the Platform.
You agree that SHECONOMY shall not be liable or responsible for the activities or consequences of use or misuse of any information that occurs under your Account in cases, including, where You have failed to update Your revised mobile phone number or e-mail address and/or your address or business related information on the Platform.
You are responsible for keeping your password secure. SHECONOMY cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage from your failure to maintain the security of your Account and password.
If You share or allow others to have access to Your account on the Platform (“Account”), they will be able to view and access Your Account information. You shall be solely liable and responsible for all the activities undertaken under Your Account, and any consequences therefrom.
You are responsible for all activity and content uploaded through your account such as photos, images, videos, graphics, text, audio / video/ text files, information, or data uploaded, collected, generated, stored, displayed, distributed, transmitted or exhibited on or in connection with your Account (“Materials”).
- Account Activation
2.1 Store Owner
2.2 Payment Gateway
SHECONOMY is a free digital enabler and ecosystem provider for women entrepreneurs to be present online, create their free webstores/websites, and connect with our community to grow their global networks and promote their business.
SHECONOMY does not sell on behalf of any sellers, does not collect any sales payments on seller’s behalf, Nor does it charge any commissions or fees.
SHECONOMY does not offer any payment gateway on the platform.
If a seller is accepting payments on the SHECONOMY platform, then they have used their own payment gateway on the Platform to allow add to cart features for online checkout / payment facility of products / services for your webstore. When paying any seller on SHECONOMY platform, you agree and understand that you are paying the seller directly, and not paying SHECONOMY.
Seller will be solely and directly responsible for complying with any legal and tax compliances accompanying the use of payment gateways and any online orders, sales, invoices and receipts as per applicable laws. You are advised to policies of each seller on seller website on SHECONOMY as they may vary from seller to seller. In case of questions, you are advised to communicate directly with sellers before making purchases on SHECONOMY platform.
- General Conditions
You cannot use the SHECONOMY Services for any illegal or unauthorized purpose nor may you in the use of the Service violate any laws in your /your buyer’s / SHECONOMY’s jurisdiction (including but not limited to copyright laws).
It is possible that other users (including unauthorized users or "hackers") may post or transmit offensive or obscene materials on the Platform and that You may be involuntarily exposed to such offensive and obscene materials. It also is possible for others to obtain personal information about You due to your use of the Platform, and that the recipient may use such information to harass or injure You. SHECONOMY does not approve of such unauthorized uses, but by using the Platform You acknowledge and agree that SHECONOMY is not responsible for any such acts including the use of any personal information that You publicly disclose or share with others on the Platform. Please carefully select the type of information that You publicly disclose or share with others on the Platform.
SHECONOMY shall have all the rights to take necessary action and claim damages that may occur due to your involvement/participation in any way on your own or through group/s of people, intentionally or unintentionally in DoS/DDoS (Distributed Denial of Services).
Some content offered on the platform may not be suitable for some viewers and therefore viewer discretion is advised. Also, some content offered on the platform may not be appropriate for viewership by children. Parents and/or legal guardians are advised to exercise discretion before allowing their children and/or wards to access content on the platform.
You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, and resell any portion of the Service, use of the Services, or access to the Services.
You understand and agree that your Materials (not including credit card information), may be transferred unencrypted and involve (a) transmissions over various networks; and (b) changes to conform and adapt to technical requirements of software updates, connecting networks or devices. Credit card information is processed by external payment gateway offered by sellers and is not processed by SHECONOMY.
We will not be responsible for any business loss (including loss of profits, revenue, contracts, anticipated savings, data, goodwill or wasted expenditure) or any other indirect or consequential loss that is not reasonably foreseeable to both you and us when you commenced using the Platform / website.
Grievance officer: In accordance with Information Technology Act 2000 and rules made there under and the Consumer Protection (E-Commerce) Rules, 2020, the name and contact details of the Grievance Officer are provided below:
Ms. Anisha Tiwari
SHECONOMY Private Limited
Address: B-II/66, MCIE, Mathura Road, New Delhi 110044, India
Time: Mon - Fri (9:00 - 17:00)
- SHECONOMY Contracting Party
4a. “SHECONOMY Contracting Party” means SHECONOMY PRIVATE LIMITED, a private company limited by shares, incorporated in India under registration number CIN74999DL2020PTC365879, with its registered offices located at B-II/66, MCIE, Mathura Road, New Delhi 110044, India and its website is at https://www.SHECONOMY.in
- SHECONOMY Rights
We reserve the right to terminate or modify the Services for any reason at any time, without notice thereof. Some jurisdictions may need, necessitate or be offered only limited/partial Services and features. SHECONOMY is under no obligation to offer all Services or features in any jurisdiction.
We reserve the right to refuse Services/features to anyone for any reason at any time.
Written or verbal abuse, threats or intimidation of any kind of any SHECONOMY employee, officer, member or customer will result in immediate Account termination.
We make no promise of exclusivity for any segment of business, trade and commerce. We reserve all rights to provide our services to diverse Sellers/Users who may include your competitors. You further acknowledge and agree that SHECONOMY employees, customers, customers, community and third party contractors may also be SHECONOMY Sellers and that they may compete with you, although they may not use your Confidential Information (as defined in Section 6) in doing so.
We reserve the right to request necessary/additional documentation at any time to determine, confirm or reconfirm Account ownership. It is your sole responsibility to ensure that you provide to SHECONOMY and upload on your Seller dashboard accurate documents for identification and business information. Documentation may include, but is not limited to, legibly scanned, legally admissible bonafide copies of your applicable business license, government authorized/valid/issue ID with photo, your company/business registration status, the details of credit card if to be used, any other information legally necessitated at any time including biometrics etc. It is further your responsibility to ensure that you upload updated information/documents from time to time to ensure valid proofs of identification, address, and other required business documents.
SHECONOMY retains the right to discern and determine, the rightful Account ownership and in pursuance of the rightful determination may transfer an Account to the rightful Account Owner. In case SHECONOMY is unable to determine the rightful Account Owner, then it reserves the right at its sole discretion to temporarily disable/delete the said Account until a reasonable resolution/solution is achieved.
Inactive/Unoperational/Objectionable accounts may be closed by SHECONOMY at its sole Discretion.
- Confidentiality and Personal Data
The above terms do not restrict your right to share Confidential Information with a governmental entity that has jurisdiction over you, provided that you exercise this right restraint toward necessary disclosure by sharing only the minimum necessary requirements and not infringing on the rights of other related parties, and explicitly indicating to the authorities the confidential nature of the shared information.
You may not at any time or for any purpose issue any press release or make any public statement related to the Services, or use our name, trademarks or logo in any way (including in promotional material), or misrepresent or malign the relationship between us in any way.
Generally, you may not use any confidential data in any way inconsistent with applicable law. You must also keep your personal data safe and secure at all times.
SHECONOMY does not warrant that all Services will be error-free, uninterrupted, timely, secure or unhindered, nor do we warrant that results obtained or expected from use of services will be accurate or reliable. We are not liable for any disruptions and interruptions of service, including, but not limited to system failures or others that may affect the usage, processing, completion, acceptance or settlement of any features or related transactions.
In case the applicability of some jurisdictions' laws necessitate the exclusion of any portion of the foregoing disclaimer such that it may not apply to you, then we and our related parties disclaim to the maximum extent permissible of applicable law all express, implied or statutory warranties of any kind, including without limitation warranties of satisfactory quality, business fitness, merchantability etc., for a particular title, purpose, or non- infringement.
As SHECONOMY is not involved in any exchange or transactions or consideration whatsoever between customers and sellers or other user/participant dealings, thus in case of any dispute arising between one or more participants, each and all release SHECONOMY (and its related parties and employees) from any demands, damaged and claims of every kind and nature, arising out of or in any way connected with such disputes, be they actual or consequential, known and unknown, suspected and unsuspected, disclosed and undisclosed.
You acknowledge and undertake that you are accessing the services on the website and transacting at your own risk and are using your best and prudent judgment before entering into any transactions through the website. We shall neither be liable nor responsible for any actions or inactions of sellers nor any breach of conditions, representations or warranties by the sellers or manufacturers of the products and hereby expressly disclaim and any all responsibility and liability in that regard. We shall not mediate or resolve any dispute or disagreement between you and the sellers or manufacturers of the products.
We further expressly disclaim any warranties or representations (express or implied) in respect of quality, suitability, accuracy, reliability, completeness, timeliness, performance, safety, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or legality of the products listed or displayed or transacted or the content (including product or pricing information and/or specifications) on the SHECONOMY website. While we may have taken precautions to avoid inaccuracies in content, this website, all content, information (including the price of products), software, products, services and related graphics are provided as is, without warranty of any kind. We do not implicitly or explicitly support or endorse the sale or purchase of any products on the website. At no time shall any right, title or interest in the products sold through or displayed on the website vest with SHECONOMY nor shall SHECONOMY have any obligations or liabilities in respect of any transactions on the website.
- Limitation of Liability
You agree that, to the permissible extent of applicable laws, SHECONOMY shall not be liable for any damages resulting from the use of or inability to use the Platform, including but not limited to damages for loss of profits, goodwill, data or other intangible losses be these direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential or other.
Your use of the Services is at your sole risk. The Services are provided on an “As Is” and “As Available” basis without any warranty or condition.
SHECONOMY does not warrant that all Services will be error-free, uninterrupted, timely, secure or unhindered. SHECONOMY does not warrant that the results obtained or expected from the use of the Services will be accurate or reliable. We are not liable for any disruptions and interruptions of service, including, but not limited to system failures or others that may affect the usage, processing, completion, acceptance or settlement of any features or related transactions.
As SHECONOMY does not supply anything, and the exchange of information, goods and services is a matter of direct exchange and understanding between the Seller and the User, SHECONOMY does not warrant that the quality of any information, products, services, or other materials promised, purchased, delivered, obtained by you through use of the Services will meet your expectations, or that any errors in the Services will be corrected.
SHECONOMY is a completely free platform for all sellers and users. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained herein, SHECONOMY’s liability to you, for any cause whatsoever, and regardless of the form of the action, will at all times be limited to 1 (one) Indian Paisa only.
- Waiver, Severability, and Complete Agreement
- Intellectual Property and Customer Content
By uploading Materials (including any information), you agree: (a) to allow other internet users to view the Materials you post publicly to your webstore; (b) to allow SHECONOMY to store documents/information provided for statutory/identification purposes, and in the case of Materials (including any information) you upload for posting under your Account, use your Materials for display and public viewing on the site, in the search results, in the marketplace feed and any other related page; and (c) that SHECONOMY can, at any time, review, and delete some/all the Materials submitted to its Service, although SHECONOMY is not obligated to do so.
You retain ownership over all Materials that you upload to your Account; however, you agree to allow others to view Materials that you post publicly to your webstore. You are responsible for compliance of the Materials uploaded with any applicable laws or regulations.
If you do post content or submit material on the Platform, you:
(a) grant SHECONOMY and its affiliates a non-exclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable rights to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media; and
(b) SHECONOMY and its affiliates and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose.
SHECONOMY shall have the non-exclusive right and license to use the names, trademarks, service marks and logos associated with your account, any content or images uploaded to your account on SHECONOMY Platform.
You agree that the rights you grant above are irrevocable during the entire period of protection of your intellectual property rights associated with such content and material. You agree to waive your right to be identified as the author of such content and your right to object to derogatory treatment of such content. You agree to perform all further acts necessary to perfect any of the above rights granted by you to SHECONOMY, including the execution of deeds and documents, at its request.
You represent and warrant that you own or otherwise control all of the rights to the content that you post or that you otherwise provide on or through the SHECONOMY website / Platform; that, as at the date that the content or material is submitted to Sheconomy.in: (i) the content and material is accurate; (ii) use of the content and material you supply does not breach any applicable SHECONOMY policies or guidelines and will not cause injury to any person or entity (including that the content or material is not defamatory); (iii) the content is lawful. You agree to indemnify SHECONOMY Private Limited and its affiliates for all claims brought by a third party against it or its affiliates arising out of or in connection with a breach of any of these warranties.
Please be advised that content posted on the community sharing and other exchange related to the Services does not necessarily reflect SHECONOMY views. In no event shall SHECONOMY assume or have any responsibility or liability for any community content posted or for any claims, damages or losses resulting from use of content and/or appearance of content on the Platform. You hereby represent and warrant that you have all necessary rights in and to all content that you post and provide and that such content does not infringe any intellectual or other proprietary rights of third parties or contain any defamatory, slanderous, tortious, or otherwise unlawful information.
You can remove your SHECONOMY account at any time by deleting your Account. SHECONOMY does not exert any claim or any intellectual property rights that you have or determine over the Materials you would have provided to/uploaded on SHECONOMY. All intellectual property rights, if applicable, pertaining to the Materials you share/have right to share remain with you. You agree and accept for the duration of your use of SHECONOMY Services, other internet users, community members and Sellers, are at liberty to view the Materials you post publicly to your webstore, community, and which will also appear in the marketplace feed, social media, search results, and other related pages, and which may continue to appear for a while even after deletion/disabling of your account.
For the duration of your use/intent to use SHECONOMY Services, including the duration of processes following termination, you allow and enable us to use the information you provide, so that we are not violating any rights. In pursuance of the same, you grant us a worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty-free right and license of your original and derivative intellectual property rights to use any and all of Your Materials for SHECONOMY Services (account, platform, community, search, related pages etc.) or other SHECONOMY product or service, and to sublicense at multiple tiers the foregoing rights to our related parties, properties and operators of SHECONOMY; provided, however, that we will not change any of Your Trademarks provided (except to re-size/re-adjust to the extent necessary for presentation and other technical imperatives) and will respond with your special requests regards removal or any specific use of your Materials within reasonable frame of time (only in case you are unable to do so using the standard dashboard functionality/features made available to you via the applicable SHECONOMY Site or Services); and provided further that nothing in this Agreement will impair or impede our right to use Your Materials to the extent that such use is allowable without a license or consent from you under applicable Law.
Any Materials with regard to your business or you including those shared with other Sellers/Users/third party vendors, or any communication posted on social media platforms websites may remain posted or visible even after termination of your account with SHECONOMY. SHECONOMY may at its discretion remove your materials / information / references from the platform and communication spaces. However it is under no obligation to remove it after termination of your account / agreement with SHECONOMY.
You hereby expressly release SHECONOMY Private Limited and/or its affiliates and/or any of its officers and representatives from any cost, damage, liability or other consequence of any of the actions/inactions of the vendors and specifically waiver any claims or demands that you may have in this behalf under any statute, contract or otherwise.
In case an indemnified Claim may adversely affect us, we may, to the extent permitted by applicable law, voluntarily intervene in the proceedings at our expense. No party may consent to the entry of any judgment or enter into any settlement of an indemnified Claim without the prior consent of SHECONOMY.
- Communications using SHECONOMY site / Platform / tools
SHECONOMY may also communicate with you in connection with your purchases, and the Services electronically and in other media, and you consent to such communications. For contractual purposes, you consent to receive such communications through any mode including SMS, e-mail, phone calls, Whatsapp and other social media/ our platform features for chat/messages.
SHECONOMY, or its third party providers, may suspend or terminate your access to and use of the communication services if you do not comply with the requirements (“Communication Services Requirements”).
By generating or sending or responding to messages through the featured communication services, you agree to comply with the following communication services requirements:
Your use of the Communication Services must comply with our Code of Conduct and related applicable laws, including but not limited to, laws relating to infringement of privacy, personal data, security, homeland security, intellectual property, or sending spam or unsolicited commercial email (“UCE”), or indulging in obscenity, racism, defamation, pornography, hate speech, terrorism, gambling, or any activities listed and referred to in our Prohibited Products/Service Lists. It is incumbent for you to know and understand your applicable laws determining your proper use of the Communication Services and any messages you exchange, generate or send through the Communication Services.
Your use of the SHECONOMY Platform and related Communication Services must follow all applicable guidelines established by SHECONOMY. Some examples of practices that may violate the Communication Services Requirements when generating or sending messages through the Communication Services or sending messages and sharing posts promoting and marketing your webstore at SHECONOMY, may include, but are not limited to: a) sending spam emails / messages; b) failing to include an actionable ‘unsubscribe’ link in emails, enabling the recipient to remove themselves from your mailing list; c) falsifying or manipulating or disguising the origin or subject or transmission trail of any email; d) sending malaware, spyware, junk mail, fraudulent schemes, soliciting funds, chain letters encouraging recipients to further forward email; e) manipulating header or footer identifiers such as in emails in order to disguise the origin of any message; f) falsely implicating or impersonating any other individual or entity.
In case You, User or Customer suspects or learns of any violations of the above guidelines governing Communication Services Requirements, please notify SHECONOMY at the earliest. SHECONOMY will determine compliance with the Communication Services Requirements at its discretion.
SHECONOMY’s Communication Services may utilize Third Party Providers.
- Cancellation and Termination
Following Account deletion and termination of the Services by either party for any reason:
SHECONOMY will cease providing you with the Services and you will no longer be able to access your Account;
Your communication services at SHECONOMY, will be cancelled and taken offline. Messages generated under communication services at SHECONOMY do not transfer to you or anyone upon termination of service / account at SHECONOMY.
We may inform you of your account termination, without being obligated to do so, by sending notice to you at the email address provided by you in the use of our Seller Account or such other email address as you may have updated under your account details provided to SHECONOMY.
Upon termination of your account and this agreement, all related rights and obligations under this agreement will immediately terminate, except that you will continue to remain responsible for performing all actions toward your existing and enduring obligations in connection with any transactions that you may have entered into before termination and for any liabilities that may accrue to you thereof.
- Modifications to the Service
SHECONOMY reserves the right to change, modify or discontinue the platform features or Services (or any part or portion thereof) at any time, with or without notice (unless otherwise necessitated by applicable law).
SHECONOMY shall not be liable to you or to any third party for any modifications, changes, or discontinuance of the Service.
SHECONOMY may at its sole discretion introduce new services and modify some or all of the existing Services. Such changes activated on the platform and/or posted shall automatically become effective. Continued use of the Platform post revisions means acceptance and agreement to them.
SHECONOMY retains the right at all times to immediately halt any transaction, prevent or restrict access to the Services or take any other action to restrict access to or availability of any inaccurate listing, any inappropriately categorized items, any unlawful items, or any items otherwise prohibited by SHECONOMY policies.
- Third Party Services and Third Party Premium / Promotional / Marketing Plans
As additional convenience for Sellers/Users, SHECONOMY may from time to time allow, recommend, enable, provide access to, third party applications (“Apps”), products, services, software, or website links (collectively, “Third Party Services”) for your consideration or discretionary use, including via the SHECONOMY platform, Seller Dashboard, Community, or any other communication channels or related platform features.
Your use of Third Party Services is completely at your own risk and discretion, and it is your responsibility to read and agree to their respective terms, conditions and policies before using them.
SHECONOMY does not provide any warranties with respect to Third Party Services including any preferred partners. You acknowledge that SHECONOMY has no control over Third Party Services and shall not be responsible or liable to you or anyone else for any such Third Party Services, or any deficiency or defect thereof. The availability of Third Party Services on SHECONOMY’s websites, including the SHECONOMY platform, or the integration or enabling of such Third Party Services with the platform features or Services neither constitutes nor implies our recommendation, representation, authorization, endorsement, sponsorship, or affiliation by or with SHECONOMY. Third Party Services are only offered as a convenience and business tool for Sellers/Users for their discretionary use.
SHECONOMY does not guarantee the continued availability of Third Party Services. You agree and accept that SHECONOMY may disable