Terms & Conditions

THIS TERMS AND CONDITIONS (“TERMS”) IS AN ELECTRONIC RECORD IN TERMS OF THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACT, 2000 AND RULES MADE THEREUNDER. THIS ELECTRONIC RECORD IS GENERATED BY A COMPUTER SYSTEM AND DOES NOT REQUIRE ANY PHYSICAL OR DIGITAL SIGNATURES. THIS TERMS AND CONDITIONS (“TERMS”) IS AN ELECTRONIC RECORD IN TERMS OF THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACT, 2000 AND RULES MADE THEREUNDER. THIS ELECTRONIC RECORD IS GENERATED BY A COMPUTER SYSTEM AND DOES NOT REQUIRE ANY PHYSICAL OR DIGITAL SIGNATURES.

Welcome to Squares64, an online gaming mobile application (“Platform”) owned by Grapeads Media Pvt. Ltd., a company incorporated under the Companies Act, 2013 (bearing company identification number U74999TG2020PTC139134) (hereinafter referred to as the “Squares64” “Company” “We” “Us” and “Our”), having its registered office at H. No.: 13-6-267/150, 1st Floor New Satyanarayan Nagar, Mehdipatanam, Hyderabad, Telangana – 500028. The Company, through its Platform, offers an online real-money skill-based chess game (“Service(s)”).

The Platform enables You to play Games (as defined below) and/or Cash Games (as defined below) against other players in online contests (“Contests”) under different sets of game rules (“Formats”) by paying an entry fee (“Entry Fee”) to win prizes (“Winnings”)

Any person, individual, group of individuals who uses, accesses, browses the Platform or Services and/or registers himself/herself with the Platform to avail the Services, shall be referred to as “User” or “You” or “Your” or “Yourself”.

These Terms read with any agreement You may enter into with the Company define our relationship and mutual expectations while You use the Platform. In order to use the Platform, it shall be Your responsibility to comply with both these Terms and any other agreement(s) that You may enter into with the Company. In case of conflict between these Terms and such agreement that You may enter into with the Company, the interpretation placed by the Company shall be final and binding on You.

We reserve the right, to periodically review, change, add, update, or otherwise modify any part of this Term at Our sole and absolute discretion, with or without any prior notice to You and accordingly, You are advised to keep Yourself updated on the latest terms and conditions of the Terms. We may provide You with notice of any modification to the Terms may be by email or post in a conspicuous notice on Platform. Your continued access and use of the Platform following the posting of changes shall be deemed to mean that You accept and agree to the revisions.

If You do not accept any part of the Platform Policies (defined below) or any subsequent modification therein, You must stop accessing or using Our Services and/or Platform.



1. DEFINITIONS


1.1. “Activity” shall mean a users’ participation in the Games organized by Us on the Platform.
1.2. “Bank Account” shall mean a financial account maintained with a Banking Company.
1.3. “Banking Company” shall mean a banking company as defined under section 5(b) of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949.
1.4. “Barred States” shall mean state of [Assam, Odisha, Nagaland, Sikkim, Meghalaya, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana] and/or any state in the territory of India where online gaming has been prohibited under applicable laws or by an order of a court of competent jurisdiction.
1.5. “Cash Games” are Games that involve a financial stake placed by the participants on the outcome of the Game.
1.6. “Deposit Segment” shall mean the segment of the Player Account to which the money deposited by the User is credited.
1.7. “Designated Account” shall mean User’s Bank Account or wallet associated with the Platform.
1.8. “Game(s)” shall mean the online skill-based chess games offered on the Platform, and shall include the various Formats available through Our Services.
1.9. “Platform Policies” shall mean these Terms, Privacy Policy, End User License Agreement, and any other rules, regulations, legal document(s) provided in the Platform.
1.10. “Winning Segment” shall mean the segment of the Player Account to which the money is deposited as Winnings in INR and any additional amounts received by You from signups, referral bonuses and promotional offers that may be offered on the Platform, if any.
1.11. “Withdrawal” shall mean the transfer of all or part of the Withdrawable Balance to a Designated Account, upon specific instructions by the User to Squares64 to initiate such transfer.
1.12. “Withdrawable Balance” shall mean the balance remaining or unused in the Deposit Segment and/or Winning Segment of the User.
1.13. “Withdrawal Request” shall mean a request by the User to initiate Withdrawal.

2. WHO MAY USE OUR SERVICES?


2.1. Use of the Platform is available only to persons who can enter into legally binding contracts under the Indian Contract Act, 1872. Persons who are “incompetent to contract” within the meaning of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 including minors, un-discharged insolvents and persons of unsound mind are not eligible to use the Platform.
2.2. Our Services are not intended for or offered to any person below the age of eighteen (18) years. Any person under the age of 18 shall not register on the Platform and shall not transact on or use the Platform. Any minor accessing, using or transacting on the Platform in violation of these Terms shall be doing so at their own risk and the Company shall not be responsible or liable for any activities or interactions of such minor on the Platform.
2.3. We have the right to control the access to Our Services at all times, in any State in India, and reserve the right to update the list of Barred States on the basis of applicable laws or an order of a court of competent jurisdiction.
2.4. If You are not legally competent to individually enter into Indian Rupee transactions through banking channels in India, You are prohibited from participating in Cash Games and/or Our Services. In the event of such violation, Your participation in Cash Games will be deemed to be in breach of the Platform Policies and You will not be entitled to receive any prize that You might win in such Cash Games.
2.5. We may terminate Your access and use of the Services when We become aware of or are of the opinion, at Our sole discretion, that Your use and access of Our Service is in violation of the Platform Policies. The Company, at any time, reserves the right to terminate any person’s membership and/or refuse to provide such person with access to the Platform if it is brought to the Company’s notice or if it is discovered that such person is not eligible to use the Platform.

3. ACCEPTANCE OF TERMS


3.1. The User is required to carefully read these Terms, as it contains the terms and conditions governing the User’s use of the Platform and any content such as text, data, information, software, graphics, audio, video or photographs etc., that the Company may make available through the Platform along with any Service(s) that the Company may provide through the Platform. By further accessing or using the Platform, the User is agreeing to these Terms and entering into a legally binding contract with the Company. The User may not use the Platform if the User does not accept the Terms or is unable to be bound by these Terms.

3.2. In order to use the Platform, the User must first agree to the Terms. The User can accept the Terms by:
3.2.1. accessing or scrolling the Platform;
3.2.2. logging into or registering with the Platform in the manner indicated herein; or
3.2.3. actually using the Platform. In this case, the User understands and agrees that the Company will treat the User’s use of the Platform as acceptance of the Terms from that point onwards.



4. HOW TO ACCESS AND/OR USE THE SERVICE?


4.1. Squares64 allows You to play Games with other registered users on the Platform. The Game that is made available on the Platform is game of skill (the outcome of the game is primarily dependent upon Your skills and not luck or chance), therefore, it is legal to play these games in most states in India.
4.2. You can play the Games offered on the Platform only via the Squares64’s Platform, which can be downloaded or installed from the www.sqaures64.com and other play stores.
4.3. When You access Our Services and/or create a Player Account (as defined below), We may collect, use, share with third parties, store, or otherwise process Your information, which may include Your personal information and sensitive personal information, to ensure that the Services may be accessed and used by You efficiently. The collection, use, sharing of such information is governed by the Privacy Policy which forms an integral part of the Platform Policies.
4.4. At the time You register with Us, You are required to verify Your Email address for playing any of the Games offered on our Platform. This is to safeguard against fraud of any form at Platform. All Your information is kept confidential and processed as per Our Privacy Policy.
4.5. When You register with Us, You agree to receive promotional messages from Us, and our affiliates, through Facebook, Instagram, SMS, Email, Call and Push Notifications, in relation to tournaments, offers, and bonuses. You may withdraw Your consent to receive such notification by sending an email to [email protected]
4.6. Winnings, bonuses, and prizes whether monetary or non-monetary are unique to each player and are non-transferable. In the event You attempt to transfer any Winnings, bonuses, or prizes, these will be forfeited at Our sole discretion.
4.7. The User agrees, undertakes and covenants that, during the use of the Platform, the User shall not host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, store, update or share any information that:

4.7.1. belongs to another person or entity and to which the User does not have any right;
4.7.2. is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, sexually-explicit (including nudity, implied nudity, excessive visible skin or cleavage, even if not explicitly sexual in nature, and any images focused on individual body parts, even if not explicitly sexual in nature), paedophilic, libellous, invasive of another person's privacy, insulting or harassing on the basis of gender, hateful or racially or ethnically objectionable, sensational, gory, depicting violence or threats of violence, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise inconsistent or contrary to the laws in force in any manner whatsoever;
4.7.3. could be construed as divisive/stereotyping should be avoided if it could be interpreted as 'hateful' (Gender exclusive content is excluded from this, provided it is positive);
4.7.4. is harmful to children;
4.7.5. is misleading in any way;
4.7.6. involves the transmission of "junk mail", "chain letters", or unsolicited mass mailing or "spamming";
4.7.7. infringes upon or violates any third party's rights including, but not limited to, any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights or intellectual property rights, rights of privacy (including without limitation unauthorized disclosure of a person's name, e-mail address, physical address or phone number) or rights of publicity;
4.7.8. contains assertions or implications about a person’s race, ethnic origin, religion, beliefs, age, sexual orientation or practices, gender identity, disability, medical condition (including physical or mental health), financial status;
4.7.9. impersonates another person or provides instructional information about illegal activities such as violating someone's privacy, or providing or creating computer viruses;
4.7.10. provides information about any products, services, or content that are inappropriate, illegal, or unsafe, or that exploit, mislead, or exert undue pressure on the age groups targeted. This could include promotion of tobacco or tobacco-related products, recreational or medical marijuana, bongs and rolling papers;
4.7.11. tries to gain unauthorized access or exceeds the scope of authorized access to the Platform or to profiles, blogs, communities, account information, bulletins, or other areas of the Platform or solicits passwords or personally identifying information for commercial or unlawful purposes from other users of the Platform;
4.7.12. interferes with another User’s use of the Platform;
4.7.13. refers to any website or URL that, in the Company’s sole discretion, contains material that is inappropriate for the Platform or any other website, contains content that would be prohibited or violates the letter or spirit of these Terms;
4.7.14. deceives or misleads the addressee/other Users about the origin of the messages or knowingly and intentionally communicates any information which is patently false or misleading or grossly offensive or menacing in nature but may reasonably be perceived as a fact;
4.7.15. serves to communicate fake, inaccurate or misleading information including fake inaccurate or misleading news or facts;
4.7.16. contains software viruses or any other computer codes, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource;
4.7.17. threatens the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order, or causes incitement to the commission of any cognisable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting other nation;
4.7.18. is patently false and untrue, and is written or published in any form, with the intent to mislead or harass a person, entity or agency for financial gain or to cause any injury to any person;
4.7.19. contains any trojan horses, worms or other computer programming routines that may damage, detrimentally interfere with, diminish value of, covertly intercept or steal any system, data or personal information; or
4.7.20. violates any law for the time being in force.
4.7.21. The User agrees and acknowledges that (a) the User shall not use the Platform for any illegal or unauthorized purpose; and (b) the User’s use of any information or materials on the Platform is entirely at the User’s own risk, for which the Company shall not be liable. The User agrees to comply with all laws, rules and regulations applicable to the use of the Platform.
4.7.22. The User shall not use anyone else’s account at any time and the Company shall not be liable for any claims arising out of such authorised or unauthorised use.
4.7.23. The Company shall have the right, but not the obligation, to monitor User’s access to or use of the Platform to ensure the User’s compliance with these Terms or applicable laws or other legal requirements, at its sole discretion.


5. OPENING AN ACCOUNT


5.1. Registration by the User on the Platform is mandatory for them to proceed with playing the Game on the Platform.
5.2. [The User can create an account on the Platform by providing the relevant information on the Platform, wherein the User will be required to provide [his/her name, email address, mobile number and/or a one-time password sent on the mobile number for verification] (“Player Account”).] You are also required to update Your location on Your Player Account.

OR

5.3. [Upon installing the Platform, You will be prompted to register on the Platform by creating a user account (“Player Account”). You will be required to create the Player Account by linking the Player Account with Your account on a third-party platform such as Facebook. We will receive Your full name as You have entered on such a third party application, email address, photograph and other public information that You have authorized such third party platforms to share, for the purposes of displaying the same on the Platform.] You are also required to update Your location on Your Player Account.
5.4. The Company reserves the right to determine which User may be allowed to avail the Services on the Platform. The User further agrees that the Company reserves the right to decline to register any User on its Platform at its sole discretion. At no point in time can the User challenge the Company’s decision to not allowing the User to register on the Platform.
5.5. While registering with the Company and creating the Player Account, the User shall not:
5.5.1. Create an account for anyone other than himself/herself, unless such person's prior permission has been obtained;
5.5.2. Use an Player Account that is in the name of another person with the intent to impersonate that person;
5.5.3. Use a name for the Player Account on the Platform that the User is not legally authorized to use; and
5.6. The Company shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from the User’s failure to comply with this Clause 5.
5.7. Once registered in the Platform, in order to log into the Player Account on the Platform, the User will be required to provide the e-mail address and password used at the time of registration (“User Login Credentials”).
5.8. The User agrees that the information provided by the User to the Company, at all times (including during registration), will be true, accurate, up-to-date, and complete. The User further agrees that if the User provides any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not up-to-date or incomplete or becomes untrue, inaccurate or incomplete or if the Company has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not up-to-date, incomplete or not in accordance with these Terms, the Company shall have the right to indefinitely suspend or terminate or block access to the Player Account on the Platform and refuse to provide the User access to the Platform. The User is advised to use due caution and ensure compliance with applicable laws when providing any information to the Company accordingly.
5.9. The User understands that once the User registers on the Platform, the User may receive multimedia text messages as [SMS, WhatsApp, Facebook, Instagram, and phone calls] from the Company on the registered mobile number and other third-party websites/modes provided at the time of registration and the User may receive e-mails on the User’s registered e-mail address. These messages, e-mails and calls could relate to the User’s registration, transactions that the User carries out through the Platform and promotions that are undertaken by the Company. The User by way of accepting these Terms consents to the receipt of such communication from the Company.
5.10. Player Account are personal, confidential and not transferable except for the instances as and when required by Us, Your Player Account may be used for any advertising and other related purposes.



6. ACCOUNT CONFIDENTIALITY OBLIGATIONS


6.1. The User agrees that the sole responsibility of maintaining the security and confidentiality of the User Login Credentials rests with the User at all times. The User shall not share these User Login Credentials with any third party and the Company shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from such breach.
6.2. Please note that we shall be entitled to presume that any person who logs in with Your Login Credentials is You. You will therefore be responsible for any actions taken using Your Player Account.
6.3. The Company reserves the right to take any and all action, as it deems necessary or reasonable, regarding the security of the Platform and the Player Account.
6.4. The User is solely responsible for all activities that occur under the Player Account and hereby undertakes that no such activity shall be unlawful or in violation of any applicable laws, rules and regulations of India.
6.5. In no event and under no circumstances shall the Company be held liable for any liabilities or damages resulting from or arising out of the User’s use of the Platform or the User Login Credentials, theft of the User Login Credentials or release by the User of the User Login Credentials to a third party, or the User’s authorization to allow another person to access and use the Platform using the Player Account.
6.6. The User agrees to (a) immediately notify the Company of any misappropriation or unauthorised use of the Player Account or any other breach of security via. the registered e-mail address that was used at the time of signing-up or in such other manner as may be indicated by the Company; and (b) exit from the User Account at the end of each session. The Company cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from the Employer’s failure to comply with this Clause. The User may be held liable for losses incurred by the Company or any user or visitor of the Platform due to authorised or unauthorised use of the Player Account, as a result of the User’s failure in keeping the User Login Credentials confidential.



7. USER IDENTITY


7.1. When You register with Us, You choose Your unique username which shall be Your identity (“User ID”) on the Platform. Once Your chosen username is confirmed (subject to availability and in compliance with these Terms), the same cannot be modified.
7.2. User IDs must not be indecent, objectionable, offensive, or unlawful. User IDs that are found to violate the intellectual property of any entity, reveal personal information, or be suggestive of an advertisement or promotional activity, may be rejected. Users in violation of these stipulations will be given an opportunity to provide an alternate User ID, failing which We reserve the right to either terminate Your Player Account or restore Your Player Account only after an acceptable User ID has been provided by You.



8. RIGHT TO ACCESS PLATFORM


8.1. Subject to Your compliance with these Terms and/or payment of applicable fees, if any, Company grants You a limited right to access and make personal use of this Platform, but not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of Company, as may be applicable. This right does not include any resale or commercial use of this Platform or its contents, any collection and use of any service listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of this Platform or its contents, any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of any third party, or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools.
8.2. This Platform or any portion of this Platform (including but not limited to any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information) may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, distributed or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of Company, as may be applicable.
8.3. You may not frame or use framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of Company without express written consent. You may not use any meta tags or any other "hidden text" utilising Company’s names or trademarks without the express written consent of Company, as applicable. Any unauthorised use terminates the permission or right granted by Company.



9. PAYMENT FACILITY


9.1. The Platform permits payment via various modes, including virtual payment wallets and online payments through debit/credit cards and internet banking (“Payment Mode”). Please note that payments made through any Payment Mode are operated and processed by third-party payment gateway service providers engaged by the Company from time to time. You agree and acknowledge that the Company bears no responsibility for payments made through any Payment Mode to avail the Services through this Platform. Further, the User hereby agrees to comply with any other additional terms and conditions that may be prescribed by the third-party payment gateway service providers for processing the online payments made by You on the Platform. User understand, accept and agree that the payment facility provided by the Company is neither a banking nor financial service. Further, User acknowledges and agrees that in addition to fees/consideration payable by User for undertaking any transaction on the Platform (inclusive of applicable taxes), User will also be required to pay the applicable payment gateway service charges (if any) for each transaction that User make on the Platform.
9.2. While availing any of the payment method/s available on the Platform, the Company will not be responsible for or assume any liability, whatsoever in respect of any loss or damage arising directly or indirectly to the User due to:
9.2.1. lack of authorization for any transaction(s);
9.2.2. exceeding the pre-set limit mutually agreed by the User and between bank/s;
9.2.3. any payment issues arising out of the transaction;
9.2.4. rejection of transaction for any other reason(s) whatsoever.
9.3. All payments made against the transactions undertaken on Platform by the User shall be compulsorily in Indian Rupees. It is expressly clarified that the Company will not facilitate transactions with respect to any other form of currency with respect to the purchases made on the Platform.
9.4. The User acknowledges and agrees that the Company will not be liable for any damages, interests or claims, losses resulting from or suffered on account of not processing a transaction/ transaction amount or any delay in processing a transaction/ transaction amount which is beyond the control of the Company.
9.5. Though the Company has undertaken utmost care to provide secure payment system, the User acknowledge and agrees that all online payment systems are susceptible to hacking, virus attacks, malfunction.



10. DEPOSIT AND PAYMENTS


10.1. Once You register with Us, We maintain a Player Account for You to keep a record of all Your transactions with Us. Payments connected with participation in Cash Games have to be made through Your Player Account. All deposits made by You are credited in the Deposit Segment, all Your Winnings are credited by Us into the Winnings Segment.
10.2. You may remit to Your Deposit Segment using any of the options available on the Platform including (a) through wallets you link with Platform (b) debit/credit cards; (c) Unified payment Interface; (d) net banking; and (e) such other payment options as are made available on the Platform from time to time.
10.3. You hereby provide Your consent to us to hold the amounts in the Deposit Segment and/or Winning Segment on Your behalf and We will not have any right(s) over the amounts in Deposit Segment and/or Winning Segment, other than as set out in these Terms.
10.4. All transactions You make with Us shall be in Indian Rupees (INR).
10.5. The deposits made by You in the Deposit Segment are purely for the purpose of participation in the Cash Games and do not carry or generate any interest or return.
10.6. You cannot transfer any amount from Your Player Account to the account of another registered user except as may be permitted by Company.
10.7. Once a payment/transaction is authorized, the amount is credited to the Deposit Segment and is available for You to play Cash Games. You agrees and acknowledges that in the event of Your credit being delayed or eventually declined for reasons beyond Our control, We shall not be held liable in any manner, whatsoever.
10.8. We have the right to cancel a transaction, at any time and at Our sole discretion, in such case if the payment is successful, then the transaction will be reversed and the money credited back to the original source of payment.
10.9. All funds collected from You are held in trust by Us, and kept unencumbered and separate from Our corporate funds.
10.10. In the event, You win monetary Winnings, You are entitled to (a) utilise the amount to play Cash Games on the Platform; or (b) withdraw the amount to Designated Account, subject to Your fulfilling all conditions specified in these Terms, to Our satisfaction.
10.11. All Winnings will be credited to the User subject to tax deduction at source in compliance with applicable law.
10.12. The value reflecting in Your Deposit Segment, Winning Segment or the value of Your Winnings from a Contest may be varied by Us for any reason inclusing due to (a) change in application tax rates; (b) change in applicable laws; (c) any other relavant changes that are applied across the Platform. The change in value reflected in Your Deposit Segment, Winning Segment will only be effective after it has been notified on the Platform.



11. WITHDRAWL, RETURN AND REFUND


11.1. You may Withdraw all or part of the Withdrawable Balance to a Designated Account used at the time of payment, only by means of an electronic bank to bank transfer, subject to You fulfilling all conditions specified in these Terms, to Our satisfaction.
11.2. Withdrawal requests shall, subject to withdrawal restrictions specified in these Terms and the Platform, be processed post your successful KYC verification.
11.3. Withdrawable Balance can only be withdrawn when You have made at least one money deposit with Us and thereafter played at least one Cash Game.
11.4. You may Withdraw according to the maximum limit per day which will be reflected and revised on the Platform from time to time.
11.5. You will be responsible for payment of processing charges, taxes and complying with any and all applicable laws in relations to any monetary Winnings earned by You.
11.6. On receipt of a Withdrawal Request, and subject to adequate KYC verification, We may disburse the specified amount by electronic means. We also reserve the right to disburse the amount on the financial instrument used to add money to the Deposit Segment.
11.7. We will attempt to process Your Withdrawal Request in a timely manner, but there could be delays due to the time required for the KYC verification and completing the Withdrawal transaction. We shall not be liable to pay any form of compensation to You for the reason of such delays in processing Withdrawal Requests and remitting payments.
11.8. If Company is forced to close a Cash Game prematurely, then the participating players can have their Entry Fees refunded and credited to their Deposit Segment. Company shall not be liable for any collateral or consequential damages.



12. KYC Verification:


12.1. We require users to undergo an online document verification (“e-KYC”) in the following scenarios:
12.1.1. When You place a Withdrawal Request of an amount exceeding the applicable limit as specified on the Platform;

OR

When You place a Withdrawal Request on the Platform.
12.1.2. When We suspect, or have been notified that You have violated any of the Platform Policies; and
12.1.3. Where You have been identified to be in breach of the applicable add money or winning thresholds.
12.2. As part of Our e-KYC process, Our automated system enables a mandatory process for users to upload documents pertaining to their permanent account number (PAN) and Bank Account details.
12.3. The e-KYC documents must be uploaded on Our Platform, and We do not accept submissions in any other form or manner.
12.4. At the time of uploading the document on Our Platform, You must ensure the following:
12.4.1. Documents are valid;
12.4.2. Document is clear and legible, and shared in a jpg, jpeg, or pdf format; and
12.4.3. Documents are not password protected.
12.5. The validation of e-KYC documents may take up to three (3) working days from the date of submission of the documents. We reserve the right to validate the e-KYC document at our sole discretion. You will be notified of the status of verification on Your registered mobile number/email address and/or on Our Platform.
12.6. After your Winnings exceed INR 500 (Indian Rupees Five Hundred only), You will not be able to access any Games, claim your Winnings or carry out any other activity on the Platform until your KYC documents have been uploaded to Our satisfaction. Failure to upload the same within the time period provided above will lead to automatic closure of Your Player Account.
12.7. Upon closure of Your Player Account because of Your failure to fulfil the KYC requirements in accordance with these Terms, we will not be liable to pay the Winnings/Wallet amount to You and You will not be entitled to make any claims against Us in this regard.



13. REPRESENTATIONS


The User hereby represents and warrants that the User has validly entered into these Terms and has the legal power to do so. The User further represents and warrants that the User shall be solely responsible for the due compliance with these Terms.



14. SERVICE FEES AND TAXES


14.1. The Company shall charge a Platform fee amounting to 20% of the Withdrawal amount.
14.2. In case of Withdrawal, Company may withhold any taxes, levies, duties or similar charges or claims caused by the User and if charged to pay for such charges or claims, may set these off against the User’s deposit, without any prejudice to the obligations of the User, who shall remain solely responsible to proceed with all necessary diligence in relation to taxes, and pay such taxes etc., as required by applicable law or authority.



15. TERMINATION


15.1. The Player Account in the Platform can be terminated at any time by:
15.1.1. the User, by uninstalling the Platform, ceasing to access or use the Platform; or by
15.1.2. the Company in its sole discretion, for no reason or any reason including the User’s violation of these Terms or lack of use of Services.
15.2. The User acknowledges and agrees that the termination of Services may come into effect without any prior notice, and the Company may thereafter, immediately deactivate or delete the User’s account and all related information and/or bar any further access to the User’s account or the Services, subject to applicable law. Further, the User agrees that the Company shall not be liable for any discontinuation or termination of services by any third party.
15.3. The disclaimer of warranties, the limitation of liability and clauses in the Terms that by their very nature, should survive termination of your usage of the Platform and the governing law provisions, shall so survive any termination of these Terms.
15.4. We reserve the right to suspend or terminate Your Player Account, if We find that You are violating any of our Platform Policies, or breaching/attempting to breach the security of Our Services in any manner, Your Player Account may be terminated immediately and any prize, bonus, or funds therein shall be forfeited.
15.5. We will not be liable to return the amount that was available in the Winnings Segment and Winnings associated with the User and the same will be transferred to Company’s account if:
15.5.1. You have not withdrawn all Winnings in your Winnings Portfolio within a period of 30 (thirty) days from uninstalling the Platform or foreclosure of the Platform. Company will periodically reach send out communications to You through the contact details registered with Us, reminding You to Withdraw Your Winnings, after you uninstall the Platform or Your Sqaures64 Account is foreclosed;
15.5.2. You have created a Sqaures64 Account, which is not in accordance with the Terms specifically set out in Clause 5; or
15.5.3. You have not completed your KYC as set out in Clause 12 above.
15.5.4. We will not be liable for any claims against us made by You, Your parents or guardians in this regard.



16. DISCLAIMER & INDEMNITY & LIMITATION OF LIABILITY


14.1. The Company shall charge a Platform fee amounting to 20% of the Withdrawal amount.
14.2. In case of Withdrawal, Company may withhold any taxes, levies, duties or similar charges or claims caused by the User and if charged to pay for such charges or claims, may set these off against the User’s deposit, without any prejudice to the obligations of the User, who shall remain solely responsible to proceed with all necessary diligence in relation to taxes, and pay such taxes etc., as required by applicable law or authority.



15. TERMINATION


16.1. If You are unsure of whether You falls under Barred States category, then seek legal advice prior to registration and/or to participation in Cash Games. User shall be solely responsible for following the applicable laws in their own states. In the event that a User acts illegally by using our Services despite local limits on or prohibition of such use, then the User shall solely responsible for the same and the Company cannot be held liable for the same. We only accept User to play Cash Games who does not falls under Barred States categories.
16.2. The User hereby agrees and acknowledges that the Company shall not be held liable to the User for any direct, indirect, special, consequential, incidental, exemplary or punitive damages, or loss of profit, goodwill, business, data or revenues (even if Company has been advised of the possibility of such damages). The Company shall also not be liable under any circumstance for damages arising out or related in any way to the User’s inability to access, or the User’s difficulty in accessing the Platform, any bugs, viruses, trojan horses, or the like, which may be transmitted to or through the Platform by any third party, any loss of the User’s data or content from the Services, the User’s failure to keep the User Login Credentials secure and confidential.
16.3. The Company shall not be liable under any circumstances for damages arising out of or in any way related to content, and/or information offered or provided by third-party vendors accessed through the Platform.
16.4. Company shall not be liable for any claim, loss, injury, damages, expenses, or lost profits or winnings, incurred by You in connection with Your use of the Services.
16.5. Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in the Terms, You agree that Our maximum aggregate liability for all Your claims against Us, in all circumstances other than for valid Withdrawal, shall be limited to INR 100/- (Indian Rupees Hundred Only).
16.6. You are solely responsible for any consequence resulting from Your participating in the Activity or being associated with the Activity or around the Activity. You understand that We assume no liability or responsibility for any financial loss that You may sustain as a result of participation in the Activity.
16.7. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Company against any and/or all claims, actions, suits, damages, penalties, or awards brought against Us by any entity or individual in connection with or in respect of Your use of the Services.
16.8. THE PLATFORM AND ALL INFORMATION, CONTENT, MATERIALS AND SERVICES INCLUDED ON OR OTHERWISE MADE AVAILABLE TO THE USER THROUGH THE PLATFORM ARE PROVIDED BY THE COMPANY ON AN "AS IS," "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. THE COMPANY MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AS TO THE OPERATION OF THE PLATFORM, THE ACCURACY OR COMPLETENESS OF THE CONTENTS AND THE ACCURACY OF THE INFORMATION, THE SERVICES OF THE PLATFORM WILL BE UNINTERRUPTAED, TIMELY, SECURE, ACCURATE OR ERROR FREE, THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED OR EXPECTED TO BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF PLATFORM WILL BE ACCURATE OR RELIABLE. THE COMPANY SHALL HAVE NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR ANY DAMAGE TO THE USER’S COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY CONTENT, MATERIALS, DOCUMENT OR INFORMATION. ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE, ARE DISCLAIMED. THE USER EXPRESSLY AGREES THAT THE USE OF THE PLATFORM IS AT THE USER’S SOLE RISK. THE COMPANY WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING FROM THE USE OF THE PLATFORM OR THE CONTENTS INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED IN WRITING. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, THE COMPANY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES WITH RESPECT TO THE PLATFORM AND ITS CONTENTS, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR USE.
16.9. YOU AGREE THAT YOU ARE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL OF YOUR COMMUNICATIONS AND INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER USERS OF OUR SERVICES. YOU UNDERSTAND AND ACKNOWLEDGE THAT ANY COMMUNICATION SENT THROUGH THE SERVICE MAY BE VIEWED BY THIRD PARTIES AND, AS SUCH, ARE NOT CONSIDERED CONFIDENTIAL AND THE COMPANY HAS NO RESPONSIBILITY, CONTROL OVER, OR LIABILITY FOR THE CONTENT OF THOSE MESSAGES, ANY ATTACHMENTS TO THOSE MESSAGES, OR THE CHOSEN RECIPIENTS BY THE SENDER, WHETHER SENT THROUGH THE SERVICE, OR VIA YOUR PREFERRED E-MAIL SERVICE.
16.10. COMPANY EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL RESPONSIBILITY AND LIABILITY FOR ANY HARM, DAMAGES, OR LOSS RESULTING FROM YOUR PARTICIPATION IN, OR CANCELLATION OF, ANY GAME, ANY ACTIVITY OR TRANSACTIONS WITH THIRD PARTIES WHOM YOU MAY HAVE CONNECTED TO THROUGH OUR SERVICES, AND ANY USER-GENERATED CONTENT, INCLUDING ANY VIOLATION OF INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS WITH RESPECT TO SUCH USER-GENERATED CONTENT.
16.11. THE COMPANY SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR LOST WINNING OR LOST POTENTIAL WINNINGS, NOT EVEN IN THE CASE OF PREMATURELY CLOSED MATCHES. COMPANY IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY TAXES, LEVIES, DUTIES OR SIMILAR CHARGES WITH REGARDS TO THE USERS WINNING EXCEPT TO THE EXTENT REQUIRED BY APPLICABLE LAW. THE USER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR REPORTING HIS/HER WINNINGS AND LOSSES ARISING FROM THE USE OF USE OF CASH GAMES AND IT IS HIS/HER SOLE RESPONSIBILITY TO PAY AND PROCEED WITH ALL NECESSARY DILIGENCE IN RELATION TO TAXES AS REQUIRED BY LAW OR OTHER AUTHORITY.



17. COMPLAINTS AND DISPUTES


17.1. If You have any complaint or grievance relating to any aspect of the Services, You may approach Our customer care and grievance redressal team for resolution of such issues by writing to [email protected]
17.2. You agree that all complaints and disputes at Squares64 are to be kept confidential. We will endeavour to resolve all grievances within a reasonable time period, as mandated under applicable law. Any decision taken by Us relating to any complaint will be binding on the User.



18. GOVERNING LAW, DISPUTE RESOLUTION & JURISDICTION


18.1. This Terms shall be governed by and be interpreted and construed in accordance with the laws of India.
18.2. Any dispute, controversy, or claim against Us shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts at Hyderabad, Telangana, India only. In the event of any dispute arising out of these Terms the same shall be settled by a binding arbitration conducted by a sole arbitrator, appointed jointly by both the Company and the User and such arbitration shall be governed by the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. The seat and venue of arbitration shall be Hyderabad, Telangana, India.



19. FORCE MAJEURE EVENTS


19.1. For the purpose of these Terms, the term “Force Majeure Event” shall mean any event that is beyond the reasonable control of the Company and shall include, without limitation, sabotage, fire, flood, explosion, acts of God, civil commotion, strikes, lockouts or industrial action of any kind, riots, insurrection, war, acts of government, foreign or governmental order including orders of lock-down, quarantine, an outbreak of an epidemic, pandemic or other communicable diseases, computer hacking, civil disturbances, unauthorised access to computer data and storage device, computer crashes, breach of security and encryption, and any other similar events not within the control of the Company and which the Company is not able to overcome. The Company shall solely determine what would constitute as a Force Majeure Event and the same shall be final and binding upon the User.
19.2. The Company shall not be liable to the User for Platform’s failure to perform or for delay in the performance of the Platform including any unavailability, non-availability or partial availability of the Platform, downtime, maintenance of the Platform, slow-down of the Platform, any disruption, defects, deficiency or delay in the Facilitation Services, non-responsiveness of a User, to the extent such failure or delay results from causes beyond Company’s reasonable control including Force Majeure Events.



20. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY WEBSITES


The Platform may contain links and interactive functionality interacting with the websites, tools, software, algorithms or any similar programs of third parties. The Company shall not be responsible for and has no liability for the functionality, actions, inactions, privacy settings, privacy policies, terms, or content of any such third party. Before enabling any sharing functions to communicate with any such website or otherwise visiting any such website, the Company strongly recommends that the User reviews and understands the terms and conditions, privacy policies, settings, and information-sharing functions of each such third-party.



21. WAIVER


Even if We delay in enforcing these Terms, We can still enforce it later. If We do not insist immediately that You do anything You are required to do under these Terms, or if We delay in taking steps against You in respect of Your breaking or breaching this contract, that will not mean that You do not have to do those things and it will not prevent us taking steps against You at a later date.



22. ENTIRE AGREEMENT


The effective Platform Policies contain all the terms agreed between the User and Us regarding the access to and use of Our Services and supersedes and excludes any prior terms and conditions made between User and Us.



23. ASSIGNMENT


It is expressly agreed by the User that the Company may assign all or part of its rights or duties under these Terms without such assignment being considered a change to these Terms and without notice to the User, except to the extent provided by law. You shall need prior written consent from the Company before making any assignment or transfer of Your rights to any third party.



24. HOW TO CONTACT US


If the User has questions or concerns about the Terms, the User may contact the Company at [email protected]