Followal Terms and conditions

The following are the terms and conditions from which you are supposed to use the Followal app. The usage of the app depends on these terms and conditions.

1. THE APP

Followal is a chat based app where you can send multimedia and text messages to your friends and family. Followal ensures that the chats between you and your friends remain private and that no third party can access it without your prior permission.  Followal is also the only app of its kind where prospective employees and employers can meet. The developers of Followal are also planning to add newer features to the app.

2. WHO CAN USE Followal

Followal can be used by anybody who has an Android  or an iPhone. However, we recommend that people over the age of 13 only use the app as younger kids can misuse the app or not be prepared for it.

Registration on the app is compulsory.

3. MESSAGING feature

You can chat with your friends and family by sending images, text, videos, audios or documents through the app without any expenses. However, it is your sole responsibility to ensure that the content shared is non-copyrighted and does not infringe on the rights of others.

You can also make video calls from here, you can be assured of full privacy from Followal for your private conversations.

Followal also does not bring to you third party adverts in the app.

We, at Followal, do not store your personal data for any reason. If we do, we will take your permission before doing so.

Any kind of damage, loss of reputation or otherwise emanating from the chats from Followal is the sole responsibility of the person sending the message and not the promoters of Followal.

By downloading Followal, you acknowledge that this app is only a medium to communicate with your friends and family and it cannot be used for any other reason, especially for emergency services or otherwise.

With the download, you also register for the service and promise to give us accurate data. Followal will automatically sync all the contacts that have the app with your account so that you can chat or call them. By giving us access to your address book, you confirm that you allow us to access your contacts.

You also consent to giving us permission to update the app as and when updates are given or when you download the app to another mobile device.

You are also responsible for all the taxes and data charges that need to be used for the usage of the app.

Presently, Followal does not offer any third party services except for Google location where you can locate businesses from the Google apps. If, in future, Followal adds any other features in partnership with third parties, you will be notified of the same with the help of updates to the app.

The data that you enter on the app is your only and Followal does not own the data, it just stores it. However, Followal holds the rights to all the copyrights and other intellectual property of the app. You cannot make a copy or similar app to Followal without the prior written permission of Followal.

By using the services of Followal, you deem to license Followal to operate the app on a worldwide basis. This is done so that you can use the app whenever and wherever it is needed. With the use of the app outside the borders of India, it is yours responsibility to abide by the law of the land when using the app.

By using this app, you will not use the app for purposes other than its intended purpose- you are not to use the app for violating the rights of other Followal users or using the app for illegal or obscene purposes. You will also not use the app for sending bulk messages to users without our prior permission.

Followal is a chatting service that works only with the help of the internet. You cannot call emergency services with it. For that, you have to call from your mobile phone service.

YOU ARE USING Followal AT YOUR OWN RISK. IF ANY PERSON(OR GROUP OF PERSONS) HAVE DAMAGED YOUR REPUTATION OR CHEATED YOU USING THIS PLATFORM, THE MATTER IS BETWEEN YOU AND THAT PERSON(S) AND Followal WILL NOT BE HELD GUILTY FOR ANY OF THIS. Followal ALSO DOES NOT GUARANTEE THE GENUINENESS OF THE CONTENT SHARED USING THIS PLATFORM, IT IS YOUR SOLE RESPONSIBILITY TO VERIFY THE FACTS BEFORE TAKING ANY ACTION ON IT OR BELIEVING IT. WITH THIS CHAT SERVICE, Followal DOES NOT GIVE ANY WARRANTY THAT THE SERVICE WILL ALWAYS WORK AS IT IS INTENDED TO, IF THERE ARE ANY BUGS OR OTHER ISSUES WITH THE SERVICE, Followal WILL RECTIFY IT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

 

4. JOBS feature

The Jobs feature of Followal is only a place for prospective employees and employers to meet. However, this should not be used in any other way other than its intended purpose. Followal will have to take strict action if it is found that users are misusing the platform for other work.

The job feature of Followal is only for the exclusive use of the candidate and employers who want to get a job and the employers who are looking for candidates to fill in vacancies. However, Followal will not tolerate any misuse of this platform. In such a case, Followal has the right to take legal action or otherwise against those party(ies) that have been found to be misusing the platform for ulterior motives or gains. If there is any loss of reputation, goodwill or financial loss to Followal due to this, the company has the rights to take swift legal action against the party(ies) involved in the act to protect its interests.

Followal is an app in the public domain and the Followal(hereafter referred to as ‘the company’) app does not guarantee the genuineness of any claims made on the app. All the resumes posted are done so voluntarily and the company cannot be blamed if any of the data is incorrect.

Similarly, if a candidate gets contacted by a prospective employer through the app it is the candidate’s responsibility to ensure that the prospective employer is genuine. Similarly, it is the employers responsibility to ensure that all the prospective candidates are genuine and want to do the job.

On its part, the company promises that it will not share any information about the candidates or employers to any third party unless it is absolutely necessary to do so under the rule of law. By using Followal’s service, prospective jobseekers and employers promise that they will not print out or duplicate the data from Followal and distribute it online or offline.

It is strictly prohibited to use Followal’s services for commercial gains or motives.

This includes sending unsolicited emails in bulk to either prospective employees or employers. If this is done, the company has the right to take action against such entities.

It is also expected that the employers do not constantly send job posts or forwards to prospective employers to an extent that it becomes spam.

On the other hand, prospective candidates uploading their resumes on Followal confirm that the details that they have posted are correct and true  and that there is no manipulation or unlawful items attached to the resume. If the user makes any type of false claims on Followal or does anything that causes loss or harm to it, the user is liable to indemnify Followal for its loss.

All the users of Followal agree that their use of the website is based upon the rules and regulations mentioned in the Information Technology Act, 2000 and that all of the users are to abide by these rules and regulations at all times. If anyone does not abide by the rules or chooses to flout them, Followal reserves the right to take legal action against that party(ies)

The following are the actions which are inter alia considered a misuse of the services of Followal and are prohibited.

  1. Any user (whether it is an prospective employee or employer) needs to ensure that they do not use the services of Followal for any commercial purposes or technically create an alternative service based on Followal using Followal’s algorithm or any of its digital properties.
  2. Any user of Followal cannot hack into the system and use the personal data of the company’s users for private gains. If anything like this is done, strict legal action will be taken.
  3. Any clone or a similar service to Followal cannot be created to confuse users using the data of the company. If done, it will attract penal action.
  4. You cannot hack into the systems of Followal illegally or otherwise without the prior written permission of the company.
  5. The users cannot download any information from Followal which is prohibited by the company. If they want to do so, prior written permission is needed for the same.

If the above are breached the company has the power to suspend the users account or take legal action against the offending parties.

Followal will always strive to ensure that its services will be free from any kinds of bugs or viruses. However, we cannot guarantee you the same. If you misuse the app, Followal reserves the right to get compensation from you for any damages that you may have caused to the website. Followal will