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When you use our products or services, you're agreeing to our terms. So please take a few minutes to read over the below mentioned Terms and Conditions.
PLEASE READ THESE USER TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE DOWNLOADING OUR APPLICATION AND/OR USING OUR WEBSITE.
The Company provides technology based services for booking Vehicles in certain cities of India basis to you and you agree to avail the Services offered by third party Service Providers, drivers or vehicle operators ("the Service Provider").
The Company shall take your booking request and forward it to the Service Provider and the Service Provider shall have the sole discretion to accept or reject such request. The Service Provider has discretion over whether to receive the booking request made by the Company. If the Service Provider accepts the booking request made by the Company for the Services, the Company shall notify you and provides the information regarding the Service Provider including its name, contact number etc.
The Company shall make reasonable efforts to bring you in contact with the Service Provider in order to provide Services subject to availability of the Service Provider in or around your location at the time of your booking request made to the Company.
For the avoidance of doubt, it is clarified that the Company itself does not provide the Services. It is the Service Provider who shall render the Service to you. The provision of the Services by the Service Provider to you is therefore subject to the agreement (to be) entered into between you and the Service Provider and the Company shall never be a party to such agreement. Even after acceptance of booking, the Service Provider may not reach your pick up location or decide not to render his Services in which event the Company shall not be held liable to you.
You warrant that the information you provide to the Company is accurate and complete. The Company is entitled to at all time verify the information that you have provided. You may only access the Service using the authorized means. It is your responsibility to check to ensure you download the correct mobile application for your device or visit the correct portal or dial-in the accurate call center number. The Company shall not be liable if you do not download the correct mobile application or visit the appropriate web portal or dial-in the correct call center number. The Company reserves the right to discontinue or introduce any of the modes of booking Vehicles.
You will refrain from doing anything which we reasonably believe to be disreputable or capable of damaging our reputation;
You will comply with all applicable laws;
You will treat the Service Provider introduced to you through us with respect and not to cause damage to their Vehicle or engage in any unlawful, threatening, harassing, abusive behaviour or activity whilst using their Vehicle or the Service;
You will compensate and defend us fully against any claims or legal proceedings brought against us by any other person as a result of your breach of these Terms.
Please note that we are not responsible for the behaviour, actions or inactions of the Service Provider, quality of cab which you may use (through us or otherwise). Any Contract for the provision of Services is between you and the Service Provider and not us and we simply provide a platform to introduce the Customer and the Service Provider.
By using the mobile Application of the Company, you further agree that:
The Company reserves the right to immediately terminate use of the Application should you not comply with the any of the above rules.
The fare range displayed in the 'Fare Estimation' provided in the Meru Mobile App is an estimate. The actual fare payable will be displayed in the billing device in the Vehicle or communicate to the Customer via e-mail or SMS. The Company takes no responsibility for the accuracy of the estimates and any variation between the estimate and the actual fare.
Above estimates are exclusive of all toll charges, parking charge & discounts etc. Toll and other charges are payable separately at actual.
You will make payment in full for the Services provided to you. You shall be required to pay trip charges for the Service to the Service Provider and the rates can be found on the website and mobile application of the Company. The trip charges shall be updated or amended from time to time and it shall be your responsibility to remain informed about the current trip charges for the Services. You agree that the trip charges shall include the trip fare and any additional charges levied by the Company which includes waiting charges, parking charges, additional night surcharge (where applicable) and any fee or levy presently payable or hereinafter imposed by the law or required to be paid for availing of the Services. The fares and other rates vary and differ for different locations and different segment of Vehicles. Convenience charge (booking fee) shall be applicable for the bookings made through the Company call center as per the rates provided in fare chart. For Outstation Round Trips, the charges will be applicable for each Calendar day. If the travel time extends to the next calendar day beyond 12 am midnight, next calendar day Round Trip charges will be applicable. You agree that you will pay for all Services you purchase from the Service Provider either by way of cash or any available non-cash/digital payment modes like credit/debit card/ wallet /UPI/pay later merchants or any new payment methods that the Company introduces from time to time. In the event the payment cannot be accepted through non-cash/digital modes, you shall be required to pay the trip charges by way of cash. Any payment made is non-refundable. At the end of the trip, we will facilitate for you to receive a copy of the invoice from the Service Provider on your registered e-mail account with the Company. The Company offers the mode / option for payment of tips to the drivers. The amount to be paid as tips is not mandatory and is solely as per the wish of the User or the experience of the User post availing the Services. The amount of tip is directly payable by the User to the driver and the Company is neither involved nor responsible for any such tips paid by the User to the driver. The amount paid as tip is not taxable and no receipt to that effect will be provided, also the same is non-refundable.
By accepting these User Terms and using the application, you agree that you shall defend, indemnify and hold the Company, its affiliates, its licensors, and each of their officers, directors, other users, employees, attorneys and agents harmless from and against any and all claims, costs, damages, losses, liabilities and expenses (including attorneys' fees and costs) arising out of or in connection with: (a) your violation or breach of any term of these User Terms or any applicable law or regulation, whether or not referenced herein; (b) your violation of any rights of any third party, including Service Providers arranged via the Application, or (c) your use or misuse of the Application or Website.
The information, recommendations provided to you on or through the website, or the application is for general information purposes only and does not constitute advice. The Company will reasonably keep the website and the application and its contents correct and up to date but does not guarantee that (the contents of) the website and/or application are free of errors, defects, malware and viruses or that the website and/or application are correct, up to date and accurate.
The Company shall not be liable for any damages resulting from the use of or inability to use the website or application (but to the exclusion of death or personal injury), including damages caused by malware, viruses or any incorrectness or incompleteness of the information or the website or application, unless such damage is the result of any wilful misconduct or from gross negligence on the part of the Company.
The Company shall further not be liable for damages resulting from the use of (or the inability to use) electronic means of communication with the website or the application, including – but not limited to – damages resulting from failure or delay in delivery of electronic communications, interception or manipulation of electronic communications by third parties or by computer programs used for electronic communications and transmission of viruses.
Without prejudice to the foregoing, and insofar as allowed under mandatory applicable law, the Company's aggregate liability shall in no event exceed an amount of INR 1000.
The quality of the Services requested through the use of the application or the Service is entirely the responsibility of the Service Provider who ultimately provides such Services to you. The Company under no circumstance accepts liability in connection with and/or arising from the Services provided by the Service Provider or any acts, action, behaviour, conduct, and/or negligence on the part of the Service Provider. Any complaints about the Services provided by the Service Provider should therefore be submitted to the Service Provider.
The Company is the sole owner and lawful licensee of all the rights to the web site, mobile application or any other digital media and its contents. The content means its design, layout, text, images, graphics, sounds, video, etc. the website, mobile application or any other digital media content embody trade secrets and intellectual property rights protected under worldwide copyright and other laws. All titles, ownership and intellectual property rights in the website and its content shall remain with the Company, its affiliates, agents, authorized representatives or licensor's as the case may be.
All rights not otherwise claimed under this Terms and Conditions or by the Company are hereby reserved. The information contained in this web site is intended, solely to provide general information for the personal use of the reader, who accepts full responsibility for its use.
The Company does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any information or advertisement contained on, distributed through, or linked, downloaded or accessed from any of the services contained on this website, or the quality of any products, information or other materials displayed, or obtained by you as a result of any product, information or other materials displayed, or obtained by you as a result of an advertisement or any other information or offer in or in connection with the service.
All related icons and logos are registered trademarks or service marks or word marks of the Company in various jurisdictions and are protected under applicable copyrights, trademarks and other proprietary rights laws. The unauthorized copying, modification, use or publication of these marks is strictly prohibited.
All the contents on this web site is copyright of the Company except the third party content and link to third party website on our website.
Subject to your compliance with these Terms, the Company grants you a limited non-exclusive, non-transferable license to download and install a copy of the application on a single mobile device that you own or control and to run such copy of the application solely for your own personal use.
You shall not (i) license, sublicense, sell, resell, transfer, assign, distribute or otherwise commercially exploit or make available to any third party the application in any way; (ii) modify or make derivative works based upon the application; (iii) create Internet "links" or "frame" or "mirror" any application on any other server or wireless or Internet-based device; (iv) reverse engineer or access the application in order to (a) design or build a competitive product or service, (b) design or build a product using similar ideas, features, functions or graphics of the application, or (c) copy any ideas, features, functions or graphics of the application, or (v) launch an automated program or script, including, but not limited to, web spiders, web crawlers, web robots, web ants, web indexers, bots, viruses or worms, or any program which may make multiple server requests per second, or unduly burdens or hinders the operation and/or performance of the application.
During the use of the website or the application, links to websites that are owned and controlled by third parties may be provided from time to time in order to enter into correspondence with, purchase goods or services from, participate in promotions of third parties. These links take you off the website, the application and are beyond the Company's control.
The Contract between the Company and you is concluded for an indefinite period. You are entitled to terminate the Contract at all times by permanent deletion of the application installed on your smart phone, thus disabling the use by you of the application and the Service.
Company is entitled to terminate the Contract at all times and with immediate effect (by disabling your use of the application and the Service) if you: (a) violate or breach any term of these User Terms, or (b) in the opinion of the Company, misuse the application or the Service. The Company is not obliged to give notice of the termination of the Contract in advance.
The invalidity of any term of these User Terms shall not affect the validity of the other provisions of these User Terms.
If and to the extent that any provision of these User Terms is invalid, or is unacceptable in the given circumstances according to the criteria of reasonableness and fairness, a provision shall apply between the parties instead that is acceptable considering all the circumstances and which corresponds with the provisions of the void part as much as possible, taking into account the content and the purpose of these User Terms.
The Company reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to modify or replace any of these User Terms, or change, suspend, or discontinue the application (including without limitation, the availability of any feature, database, or content) at any time by posting a notice on the website or by sending you notice through the Service, application or via email. The Company may also impose limits on certain features and services or restrict your access to parts or all of the Service without notice or liability.
The Company may give notice by means of a general notice on the Service or Application, or by electronic mail to your email address on record in the Company's account information, or by written communication sent by regular mail to your address on record in Company's account information.
You may not assign your rights under these User Terms without prior written approval of the Company.
The Company collects and processes the personal data of the visitors of the website and users of the application according to the Privacy and Cookie Notice
Neither party hereto shall be responsible for delays or failures in performance resulting from acts beyond its reasonable control and without its fault or negligence. Such excusable delays or failures may be caused by, among other things, strikes, lock-out, riots, rebellions, accidental explosions, floods, storms, acts of God and similar occurrences.
The Courts of Mumbai, India shall have the sole and exclusive jurisdiction in respect of any matters arising from the Use of the Services offered by the Company or the agreement or arrangement between the Company and the Customer. All claims and disputes arising under this Terms and Conditions should be notified to the Company within 30 days from the event date, after which You shall have no rights to raise any claim against the Company.
The Company shall be entitled to add to, vary or amend any or all these terms and conditions at any time and the Customer shall be bound by such addition, variation or amendment once such addition, variation or amendment are incorporated into these terms and conditions at website at www.meru.in or on the date that the Company may indicate that such addition, variation or amendment is to come into effect.
The Company reserves the right to publish information of beneficiaries of any program, offer, scheme or any promotion.
The Customer who seeks to use or obtain any of the services, benefits, facilities and arrangements as offered by the Company's partner, then the provisions of such services, benefits, facilities or arrangements will be subject to the respective terms and conditions of the said Service Provider, being the provider of the said Services, benefits, facilities or arrangements.
The Company provides links to third party website as a convenience to the Customers or as an advertisement and the Company does not have any control over such sites i.e. content and resources provided by them. The Company recommends reading such site's terms and conditions and/or privacy policies before using such sites.
This web site (www.meru.in) is published and maintained by the Company access, browsing or use of the facilities provided by this site constitutes a deemed acceptance, without limitation or qualification, of the terms and conditions as set forth herein below, by the user and constitutes an agreement between Company and the Customers.
You authorize the Company to send various communication including service messages, offers, promotions, and other promotional communication through various media channels, such as calls, messages, e-mails, social media and notifications in relation to the Company’s services.
This Terms and Conditions explain the nature and scope of the relation between the You and the Company (hereinafter the following Terms and Conditions should be referred to as the "Standard Terms and Conditions")
You shall be required to pay trip charges for the Service and the rates can be found on the website and mobile application or such other booking platform of the Company. The trip charges shall be updated or amended from time to time and it shall be your responsibility to remain informed about the current trip charges for the Services. You agree that the trip charges shall include the trip fare and any additional charges levied by the Company which includes waiting charges, parking charges, additional night surcharge (where applicable) and any fee or levy presently payable or hereinafter imposed by the law or required to be paid for availing of the Services. The toll charges will be payable by you as applicable, only when the Cab crosses the toll post. Convenience charge (booking fee) shall be applicable for the bookings made through the Company call center as per the rates provided in fare chart. For Outstation Round Trips, the charges will be applicable for each Calendar day. If the travel time extends to the next calendar day beyond 12 am midnight, next calendar day Round Trip charges will be applicable. Any payment made is non-refundable. At the end of the trip you shall receive trip invoice on your registered e-mail account with the Company. The Company offers the mode / option for payment of tips to the drivers. The amount to be paid as tips is not mandatory and is solely as per the wish of the User or the experience of the User post availing the Services. The amount of tip is directly payable by the User to the driver and the Company is neither involved nor responsible for any such tips paid by the User to the driver. The amount paid as tip is not taxable and no receipt to that effect will be provided, also the same is non-refundable.
You agree that you will pay for all Services you avail from the Company either by way of cash or any available non-cash/digital payment modes like credit/debit card/ wallet /UPI/pay later merchants. In the event the payment cannot be accepted through non-cash/digital modes, you shall be required to pay the trip charges by way of Cash. The processing of payments or credits, as applicable, in connection with your use of the application and Service will be subject to the terms, conditions and privacy policies of the payment processor and your credit card issuer in addition to these Standard Terms and Conditions. The Company is not responsible for any errors by the payment processor. In connection with your use of the Service, the Company will obtain certain transaction details, which Company will use solely in accordance with its Privacy and Cookie Notice.
The Taxi shall operate within the limits as prescribed by the State Transport Authority and/or as per the provision under the respective Permits/Licenses.