GreenCar

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

General Terms and Conditions

These General Conditions of use apply to all services provided by GreenCar. GreenCar owns and operates the Site in India. We have started this initiative with lot of zeal and courage and would really appreciate your support towards making it a success.

You will agree to: Give genuine information and real photo only. Will strict to timings and discipline and show best behaviour. Will be respectful to others. Will make carpool practical. Keep your car clean and tidy. Ensure sufficient insurance at all time. I will follow the rules of the road and take care of myself and others. Will ensure adequate insurance of car and passengers at all the time. I will leave honest, accurate and polite ratings about other ride sharers. GreenCar being NGO trying to reduce air pollution by promoting carpooling but cannot do address / office / criminal verification / character checking.

FEMALE MEMBERS SHOULD CHOOSE FEMALE ONLY OPTION AND ARE REQUESTED TO DO CARPOOL ONLY AFTER DOING VERIFICATION ABOUT CO-PASSENGERS

Please read the terms and conditions of this Agreement carefully. If you accept these terms and conditions, please print a copy of the Agreement for your reference, and click “I ACCEPT THESE TERMS” at the bottom of this page if you wish to continue and to register as a Carpooling participant.

Please note that the Company does not provide transportation services to any party and is not a transportation carrier. It is up to individual users, both car owners and co-travellers, to offer and accept transportation services which may be scheduled through use of the car-pool platform or services. The Company offers information and a method to obtain transportation for and from third parties, but does not and does, not intend to, provide transportation services or act in any way as a transportation carrier. The Company accepts no responsibility or liability for any transportation services provided by or to any user and expressly disclaims any liability with regard to any user's claims against the Company in connection with such user's use of the Company platform and/or services. By creating an account with the company and using the Company services, you agree that you are using those services at your own risk.


ABOUT WEBSITE:

The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice. Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law. Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements. This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of India.

PRIVACY POLICY

This privacy policy sets out how GreenCar uses and protects any information that you give to GreenCar when you use this website. GreenCar is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, and then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. GreenCar may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 2nd December 2015. What we do with the information we gather ?

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

Internal record keeping. We may use the information to improve our products and services. We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customize the website according to your interests.

SCOPE AND DEFINITIONS

Greencar carpooling is an online system that provides participants a method by which those interested in carpooling or otherwise carpooling may voluntarily and at their own risk contact one another by using an online website. Use of the system is voluntary and entirely at the discretion of its participants. GreenCar is a Non-Profit social initiative towards promoting carpooling which will promote lower usage of fuel, green environment, lesser pollution and traffic congestion on road and lesser stress in the urban environment in India. GreenCar is an initiative to reduce traffic congestion and pollution on roads. It is an India’s largest carpooling NGO. It’s vision is to clean up the Air we breathe by minimizing Carbon Dioxide Emissions.

Car Pool or Car Sharing or Ride Sharing means sharing of the personal vehicle by the Individual with the co-traveller for a pre-determined journey at a mutually agreed Cost Contribution.

“Car Sharing” means the sharing of a Vehicle for a Trip by a Car Owner carrying a Co-Traveller for that Trip in exchange for a Cost Contribution. Cost Contribution means amount of consideration payable by the Co-traveller to the Car owner towards the cost of the trip. “Co-Traveller” or “Passenger” means a Member who has accepted an offer to be transported by a Car Owner and includes all other persons who accompany such Member in the Vehicle for the Trip. “Car Owner” means a member who through the Site offers to share a car journey with a Co-Traveller in exchange for the Cost Contribution.  “Member” refers to a registered user of the Site.

USE OF THE SERVICE:

 In order to use the Membership, each Member must create a User Account and agree to provide required personal information. In particular, Members will be required to provide their first name, last name, age, title, valid telephone number, email address.  If registration has been obtained through false representation of facts, Greencar reserves the right to terminate the registration immediately. It is agreed that the Company shall not create user account of such individual who fails in background check and is not as per Company standards and policy. As part of the functionality of the Car-pool Platform and Services, you may be able to create an account and log in via third party service providers such as Facebook or Google plus. By doing so, you may provide the Company with information relating to those third party providers. You may do this by providing your third party login information through the Car-Pool Platform or by permitting the Company to access your third party log in information as is permitted by your third party provider. Members agree and accept that all of the information provided by them to Greencar while setting up their User Account or at any other time, shall be true, proper, correct, complete and accurate in all respects. Members also agree and understand that Greencar does not undertake any verification to confirm the accuracy of any information provided by the Members on the Site.Greencar will not be liable to any Member in the event, any information provided by another Member is false, incomplete, inaccurate, misleading or fraudulent.

SECURITY

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

HOW WE USE COOKIES

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system. Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from GreenCar full advantage of the website.

PAYMENT TERMS

The Co-travellers shall be required to give payment through cash to the Car Owner. The Cost Contribution is mentioned upfront by the car owner on the car-pool platform.. The Company will not contact either party and will take no steps to manage the trip booking. The execution of trip shall be solely managed by the respective car-owner and co-traveller(s).

CAR-OWNER AND CO-TRAVELLER RELATIONSHIP:

The Company does NOT provide Transportation services, being only a mean of supporting Ride Sharing as a way to benefiting its users. Therefore, when requiring or accepting to share a ride, the users understand that the Company does not have any direct bond with any user, just easing the Car Owner – Co-Traveller contact. The user understands and agrees that the Company cannot be held responsible for any acts or omissions by any user, including but not limited to be that robbery, thievery, missing an appointment due to any act, argument and others, including the effective compliance with the Users' obligations. The user understands and accepts that upon registering and accepting the Service policies, has done it at the users own risk. The Company recommends that every transaction is made with good sense.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information. If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at care@greencarindia.org. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY

The Service uses latest technology and proprietary software comparable to websites of our size to ensure a reliable and secure service, however due to maintenance requirements, unforeseen circumstances or events affecting the operation of software or the Website, the provision of the Service may become disrupted or unintentionally unavailable. We disclaim all warranties and representations of any kind, express, implied or statutory, including and without limitation fitness for purpose, accuracy, lack of negligence, non-infringement and quiet enjoyment, and we do not guarantee that the use of the Service will be uninterrupted or free of error. You may be able to access third party websites, content or services through our website. You acknowledge that we shall not be responsible for such third party content.  Members may access the Services on the Site at their own risk and using their best and prudent judgment before entering into any arrangements with other Members through the Site. Greencar will neither be liable nor responsible for any actions or inactions of Members nor any breach of conditions, representations or warranties by the Members. GreenCar hereby expressly disclaims and any and all responsibility and liability in arising out of the use of the Site.

CONSENTS

By consenting to this Agreement, you agree that any information that you provide, publish or post to the Website, including but not limited to feedback statements and messages, become property of the Company and agree that such information may be stored in our servers. You agree to provide current accurate and complete information and maintain and update such information. You acknowledge that your information is current accurate and complete, and agree that if your information is or becomes outdated, inaccurate or incomplete, that we have the right to terminate this Agreement and your use of the Service. You also agree to abide by and maintain our Privacy Policy.

DISCLAIMER

We encourage you to read terms and privacy statements of all such sites as their policies may be materially different from our Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy. Of course, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords, and your Company membership account information. Please be very careful, responsible, and alert with this information, especially whenever you're online.

You acknowledge that Greencar does not (a) conduct any criminal, motor vehicle record, insurance or other background checks on Rideshare participants, (b) inspect or otherwise investigate the condition or safety of vehicles used by Carpooling participants, (c) assume any responsibility for determining the suitability of Rideshare for You or Your ability to participate in Carpooling, or (d) assume any obligation to take any steps to ensure Your safety during Your use of Rideshare. Without limiting the foregoing, You specifically acknowledge that it is Your responsibility to contact, interview and select other Rideshare participants, and to make Your own independent judgment as to whether to drive and/or ride with them. By participating in Rideshare you are agreeing that you are entirely responsible for your own safety. 

NOTHING STATED IN THIS DOCUMENT MUST BE CONSTRUED TO BE COMPLETELY EXHAUSTIVE OR EXCLUSIVE. THE COMPANY RESERVES THE RIGHT TO USE ANY INFORMATION IN A MANNER MATERIALLY DIFFERENT FROM WHAT IS STATED HERE AND SUCH USAGE SHALL BE NOTIFIED TO THE RESPECTIVE USER BY A PRIOR NOTICE THROUGH ANY ACCEPTED FORM OF COMMUNICATION.