Terms And Conditions

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS and CONDITIONS CORRECTLY AND THOROUGHLY PRIOR AVAILING THIS WEBSITE. Entry to and making this website’s use is provided by sports hour, subject to the following terms (“Terms of Use“). This page holds the terms and conditions that mandate your use of Sports hour provided by IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd and its Affiliates (“IEO,” “us” or “we”):

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You (“You” or “User”) can access to read digital products not limited. Subject to the terms and conditions of use, or modified from time to time, updated or modified entirely at the preference of IEO. This agreement is for the duration of your subscription period, and you acknowledge and accept that such terms shall govern you till such time you are going to visit the Sites. That if you enter or access any of our other digital services/products not limited to RSS fee APIs and Software, you admit abiding by all the Terms & Conditions mentioned and contained herein. Being revealed/exposed to advertising, publicity, promotions, or marketing communications is a condition of acquiring access to the Sites.


We retain and reserve the right to include, remove, edit, modify, update, changes or modify these Terms & Conditions and the User Agreement, including but not limited to revoke, terminate, cancel, or discontinue any or all of the websites or services or part or sections thereof at any time without any notice, edit, remove, update, make changes and alterations in any or all of the content, products, and services of any portions thereof without any prior notice or intimation(“modifications and changes”). The alterations and changes shall be practical and functional immediately upon posting on this page. It shall be your sole authority to analyze and review these Terms and Conditions before each website’s usage. You shall be deemed to have accepted all such modifications and changes if you continue to access the Sites after that.


When you register, you are registering as a sole individual personal User of the Sites. Entrance to registration areas is through your email address and password. We allow your entry to the registration areas of the Sites subject to the following conditions:

Your email address and password are confidential to you and shall not be used by any other individual to obtain entry to the Sites. You shall have completed 18 (eighteen) or above 18 years of age. If not, you shall have required your Guardian’s approval for usage by you. You will not do anything which may help or enable anyone who is not a registered user to obtain entrance to the Sites or any part thereof or the Sites for which you are registered or sportshour.in if it is come to know that you have empowered, authorized, or allowed anyone else to enter or to provide access via your login credentials, the Sites to access epaper.indianexpress.com. You admit and agree that we reserve the right in our sole jurisdiction to cancel, suspend or terminate your entry to the Sites or sportshour.in and block access to all the users from that Internet Protocol (IP) address. We shall have a right to cover damages from you. Further, we shall have no liability or responsibility towards you, not limited to the refund of your subscription amount, which shall stand forfeited. You do not create additional registration accounts to abuse the Sites or other users, nor do you seek to pass yourself off as another user.

You straightforwardly agree that we shall not be accountable for unauthorized/unapproved access to or modification/alteration of your transmissions or data, any material or informative data sent or received or not sent or received through the Sites. You shall obey and follow these terms and conditions. If we have reason to believe that you have not obeyed these requirements, we may, at our sole jurisdiction, cancel/suspend/terminate your entrance to the registration areas of sportshour.in and without giving you any prior intimation/advance notice.

You authorize and expressly agree and grant your consent to us and our Affiliates to collect and store your data, including as submitted by you during the registration process or otherwise. If we wish to share such personal data gathered with any third party or parties, we shall approach you for your permission individually/separately for such disclosure with 3rd parties.


Any subscription paid shall be non-refundable except as provided in clause 6.1. of these terms and conditions. We reserve the right to levy subscription and membership fees and terms at any time without giving any prior notice or intimation to you.


Unless otherwise mentioned, all Intellectual Property not restricted to the trademarks, service marks, copyright, and all intellectual property rights in all material presented on the Site (inclusive of but not limited to text, audios, videos, or graphical images), showing on the Sites are our property or that of our Affiliate duly licensed to us. Such Intellectual Property is secured under applicable rules and Laws. You give your consent that you shall have no legal right, title, or any interest in the Intellectual Property and that you shall not now or in the future claim any legal right, title, or interest therein. Any contravention/violation and passing off shall be powerfully prosecuted to the maximum extent permitted by Law and relevant regulations.


6.1 If we need to bring the agreement to an end, we will inform you by email at the address you mentioned during registration, stating that the agreement has terminated/come to an end. The agreement will put an end with instant and immediate effect, and your email address and password will become invalid on the Sites or sports hour instantly. Suppose we end this agreement with you because we have terminated or transferred the Sites, or due to modifications in commercial or environmental conditions influencing price, or provision of services are influenced by force majeure (powerful and forceful) conditions temporary or permanent. Will we refund your subscription amount pro-rata?

6.2 We may, at our sole jurisdiction, cancel, revoke or suspend your entrance to all or any part of the Sites for any reason, including without limitation, infringement, or suspected breach of these Terms & Conditions


7.1 You are permitted to take printouts or download extracts for personal and noncommercial use only on your device and personal printer from these Sites. Any relevant, informative copies from the websites or any parts thereof to disk or any other storage medium may only be used for subsequent or later on for personal reading or considering/viewing purposes or to print extracts for personal purpose and noncommercial usage. You may not (whether directly or with the usage of any software program) create a database in an electronic manual form daily/regularly or systematically downloading and storing all or any part of the pages from this Site. You may not archive, record, chronicle, or reserved the Sites or any parts thereof. No part of the Sites may be duplicated, reproduced, transmitted, conveyed, edited, modified, and stored by any other website, blog, curator, or medium, nor may any of its pages or any parts thereof be spread in any electronic and non-electronic form, nor included in any public or private electronic retrieval system or services without prior written permission.

7.2 Copying, administering, or storing content from nonpersonal or 3rd-party use sites is restricted and forbidden. At all times, any printouts, downloaded, or copy written content from the Sites for nonpersonal or noncommercial use shall always contain copyright and other notices contained and mentioned therein.


You may not access, use, take printouts, download, store or attempt to do so; the Sites or any part thereof to take action which could harm the copyright owner or us, licensor thereof, our Affiliates, or any third party. You may not use such in contravention/infringement of applicable rules, regulations, and laws or violation of our or any Party’s intellectual property or any other legal rights therein. You will not make an effort or permit a 3rd party to avoid/dodge, reverse engineer, decrypt, or otherwise alter or interfere with the Sites or any part thereof. Should you do so, it may result in civil, criminal, and administrative penalties against you and such a User or those assisting.


9.1 You may view and read advertorials, marketing, promotional or sponsored content, or links to 3rd-party websites submitted by 3rd parties on the Sites (“Third Party Promotional Content”). Individual or sole advertisers and parties releasing are solely responsible or authorize for such Third Party Promotional content which may present on the websites or available at or through the Sites, including to make sure that it follows all the relevant legislation, rules, and applicable regulations and that it is not illegal, void, immoral, or in contravention to public policy.

We accept no accountability and responsibility for the content of advertising or third Party Promotional Content or third-party websites, including, without restrictions, any errors, omissions, or mistakes therein.

9.2 You may see and read press releases, agency reports, or content produced/created by the copyright owner, licensor, contributor, or Third Parties (“Third Party Content”) which have been licensed/authorized to us. Such party shall be individually responsible for such Third Party Content may show on the Sites or acquirable or through the Sites including compliance with Law.

9.3 We do not control, validate, promote, sponsor, recommend or otherwise accept any responsibility for such 3rd Party Promotional Content. The User must make all essential inquiries before undertaking or entering into any financial transaction or sending monies, informative data, personal information, etc., or contracting with or obtaining or acting on 3rd-party promotional content in any manner.


You represent, warrant, covenant, and agree about our Sites as follows:

You shall not utilize, upload, send, post, email, convey or otherwise make available any content or comment that is unlawful, illegal, harmful, threatening, scary, terrifying, disrespectful, harassing, twisting, malicious, vulgar, invasive of another’s privacy, hateful, and race-related, ethnically or otherwise disagreeable.

You shall not imitate any person or business, an entity including us, official, forum leader, mentor, or host, or incorrectly or untrue state or otherwise misrepresent your attaching with a person or entity.

You shall not harm, injury, influence, or make unsuitable or inappropriate contact or seek to harm influence, or make inappropriate contact with minors or unsafe persons in any way.

You shall not forge headers or otherwise manipulate identifiers to disguise the origin of any content transmitted through the service.

You shall not utilize, transfer, post, send, email, transmit, upload or otherwise make available/accessible any content or comment that infringes/violate/breach and passes off or harms/injury or seeks to harm any intellectual property rights like patent, trademark, service mark, trade secret, brand, copyright, or other proprietary rights or personal rights (“Rights”) of any party.

You shall not send, convey, transmit, upload, post, email, or otherwise make available or accessible any content that you do not have a right to make available under any law or contractual or fiduciary relationships (such as inside data, solely, confidential and privileged information learned or revealed as part of employment relationships or under non-disclosure agreements).

You shall not utilize, send, post, email, transmit, convey, send, upload, or otherwise make available/accessible any unsolicited/uninvited or unauthorized/unsanctioned advertising, promotional materials, false, misleading or fraudulent advertising, “spam mail,” “junk mail,” “unsolicited mail” “direct mail” “ advertising mail” “third-class mail” or any other form of solicitation.

You shall not use, upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files, or programs designed to interrupt, demolish or limit the functionality of any computer resource.

You will not use, upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content that threatens the unity, integrity, defense, security, and sovereignty of India or its borders, friendly relations with foreign countries, or public order or causes inducement to the commission of any cognizable offense or stop the investigation of any violation or is insulting any other nation; or shows inaccurate boundaries or territory of India.

You shall not utilize, upload post, email, convey or otherwise make available any content that infringes any relevant rule, laws, regulations, and subject to investigation under any applicable laws. Furthermore, suppose you are found to be non-compliant with the laws and regulations, these terms, or the Site’s privacy policy. In that case, we may terminate your account/block your access to the Sites, and we reserve the right to remove any non-compliant Content uploaded by you.

You shall not utilize, upload, post, email, convey, transmit or otherwise make accessible any content to cache or archive content from the Sites or any part thereof.

You shall not use, upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available any content or device or software designed to or having the effect of avoiding any prohibition, condition, or technological control to the access of the Sites, including foremost or bypassing or compromising any security features, controls or limits.


11.1 All the contents of the Sites are only for general information, data for use. They do not add up or initiate any advice and should not be relied upon in making (or abstaining from making) any decision or action. Any specific opinions, advice, or replies to queries in any part of the Sites is/are the personal opinion of such experts/consultants/persons and are not subscribed to by the Sites. The information from or through this Site is provided on condition as it is an “AS IS” and “as available” basis. We do not allow/permit/empower that the Sites operate/work free from errors or that the Sites and their servers are free of all types of computer viruses other harmful systems. Suppose your use of the Sites or content therein results directly or indirectly in servicing or restoring tools, equipment, software, or informative data. In that case, we are not responsible for any such expenses/costs. Site and content are provided on an “as is” basis without any assurance or warranties of any kind and to the maximum extent permitted in Law all warranties, expressed or implied of any kind, regarding any matter about any goods, service, or channel, including without restrictions, the implied warranties/assurance of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement are disclaimed and excluded. It would help if YOU did NOT RELY ON THE CONTENT OF THE SITES AS A SUBSTITUTE FOR, NOR DOES IT REPLACE ANY MEDICAL, FINANCIAL, TAX, LEGAL, EDUCATIONAL, OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL ADVICE. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR INQUIRIES ABOUT YOUR HEALTH, YOU MUST SEEK THE ADVICE OF YOUR DOCTOR. BEFORE ANY SALE OR PURCHASE OF ANY PRODUCT, REAL ESTATE, SECURITIES, OR INVESTMENT. YOU SHOULD CONSULT YOUR FINANCIAL ADVISOR. THE USE OF THE SITES IS INDIVIDUALLY /SOLELY AT YOUR RISK.

11.2 We shall not be liable, at any time for damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business projects, loss of savings, loss of revenue, failure or loss of profits) arising in contract, agreement, unlawful act, or otherwise from the use of or incapacity to use or access the Sites or any of its contents, or from any act or omissions or exclusion a result of using the Site or any such contents or for any non-fulfillment of performance, error, non-success, omission, interference, deletion, defect, slowdown in operation or communication, computer virus, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unofficial or unsanctioned access to, alteration/modification of, or use of the information contained on the Site. No representations, warranties, or guarantees are made to the correctness, adequacy, reliability, completeness, suitability, or applicability of the information to a particular situation. We, our affiliates, directors, shareholders, employees, representatives, advertisers, and content providers shall not be liable to you or anyone else due to your access to the Sites for indirect, special, incidental, punitive, or exemplary damages. If any, our liability shall not exceed a sum equivalent to the subscription amount paid for the period subscribed.

11.3 Certain links on the Sites lead to resources located on servers maintained by third parties over whom we have no jurisdiction or command or connection, business or otherwise, as these sites are external to us. You agree and understand that by visiting such sites, you are beyond our Sites. We therefore neither endorses nor offers any judgment or warranty and accepts no responsibility or liability for the authenticity/availability of any of the goods/services/or for any damage, loss or harm, direct or results, or any violation/breach/infringement of any local or international laws, rules and regulations that may be incurred by your visit and transaction/s on these sites.


User accepts to reimburse/indemnify and hold us viz IE Online Media Services Pvt. Ltd, its subsidiaries, affiliates, associates, their directors, shareholders, members, employees, and representatives, harmless from any claim, order, loss, cost, liability, expenses, or damages, including reasonable and fair attorney’s fees and cost of legal action, declared by any third party due to and arising out and connected with your use of or conduct on the Sites in violation or contravention of these terms and conditions. This clause, along with your representations, guarantees, warranties, and undertakings, shall remain the expiry or end of the User Agreement.

We reserve the right to disclose any personal information about you and your use of the Sites, including its contents, without your express prior permission, if we have reasonable faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Abide by legal conditions or obey with legal process;
  • protect and safeguard our rights or property
  • enforce these Terms & Conditions;
  • to safeguard and preserve the rights and interests of minors and public
  • members, third parties, or others.


Although we will attempt to provide continual, uninterrupted access to the sites, we do not guarantee it. We accept no responsibility, authority, or any liability for any interruption/interference, slow down, delay, or disconnection due to force majeure or acts of God.


The contents of the Sites are proprietary and should not be shared with anyone. This condition shall not apply to our individual sharing articles on social media websites to initiate discussions and express opinions.


This agreement shall be governed by Indian Law. The courts situated in New Delhi shall have complete authority and jurisdiction.


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