Welcome to our (Drivers4Me) website.
If you do not agree to these terms and conditions or do not wish to be bound by these terms and conditions, you may not use the Services and/or immediately terminate the Services and please do not access and use this Website / Application (as hereinafter defined).
However, Drivers4Me reserves the right to terminate access to certain areas or features of the Website/Application at any time for any reason, with or without notice.
Drivers4Me provides a technology based service which enables the hiring of companions by commuters/passengers for a point to point pick up and drop off Service, within city (for now Kolkata, West Bengal) limits, through the Application in mobile telecommunications devices. The Service is designed to offer you information and a means of obtaining short-term private companion solutions to coordinate round trip private companion services, at your request. As a User, you authorize Drivers4Me to operate your vehicle and make decisions on your behalf during a period of time designated by you.
USE OF SERVICE, APPLICATION AND WEBSITE:
The Application and the Website allows you to send a request for Service to a Driver. The GPS receiver, which should be installed on the mobile device (smartphone) on which you have downloaded the Application, shall detect your location and shall send your location information to the relevant Driver. Drivers4Me has sole and complete discretion to accept or reject each request for providing the Service. Drivers4Me also has sole and complete discretion over whether to use the Application/Website to receive the leads generated through the Application/Website. If Drivers4Me accepts a request, the Application/Website notifies you and provides information regarding the companion - including their name and the ability to contact the companion by telephone or a message. The Application/Website also allow you to view the Driver’s progress towards the pick-up point, in real time.
Drivers4Me shall undertake commercially reasonable efforts to bring you into contact with a companion in order to avail the Services, subject to the availability of companions in or around your location at the moment of your request for the Services.
Drivers4Me itself does not provide transportation services. It is up to the User to offer transportation. Drivers4Me only acts as intermediary between the companion and you. The provision of the Services by the companion to you is, therefore, subject to the agreement (to be) entered into between the companion and you. Drivers4Me shall under no circumstance be a party to such agreement. Drivers4Me disclaims any and all liability in respect of the companions including any claims of employment or any vicarious liability arising out of the Service or otherwise.
USER ELIGIBILITY AND AGREEMENT:
User means any individual or business entity/organization that legally operates in India or in other countries, and uses and has the right to use the Services provided by Drivers4Me. Our Services are available only to those individuals or entities who can execute legally binding contracts under the applicable law. Therefore, a User must not be a minor as per Indian Law; i.e. User(s) must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible to use our Services.
Drivers4Me advises its Users that while accessing the Website/Application, users must follow/abide by the applicable laws. Drivers4Me may, in its sole discretion, refuse the Service to anyone at any time.
This Agreement applies to all Services offered on the Website/Application, collectively with any additional terms and condition that may be applicable.
REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES:
As a precondition to your use of the Services, you represent and warrant that:
The information you provide to Drivers4Me is accurate and complete. Drivers4Me Services is only available for private(personal) cars for non-commercial purposes within the city limits designated as follows: Sodepur More on B.T. Road, Madhyamgram, Sukantanagar, Sonarpur Tematha, Bantala, 2nd Hoogly Bridge, Thakurpukur, Unitech Rajarhat.. Private cars for non-commercial purposes bear license plates with black lettering over white colored background (Commercial vehicles have license plates with black lettering over yellow colored background). You will ensure that Drivers4Me Service is being utilized only for non-commercial purposes in a private car. Drivers4Me is entitled, at all times, to verify the information that you have provided and to refuse the Service or use of the Application / Website without providing reasons.
You will only access the Service using authorized means. You are responsible to check and ensure you download the correct Application for your device or the correct Website in your computer. Drivers4Me shall not be liable if you do not have a compatible mobile device or if you download the wrong version of the Application for your mobile device or Website for the computer. Drivers4Me reserves the right to terminate the Service and the use of the Application/ Website should you use the Service or Application with an incompatible or unauthorized device.
You have the legal right and authority to possess and operate the vehicle when engaging our Services and you confirm, represent and warrant that the said vehicle is in good operating condition and meets the industry safety standards and all applicable statutory requirements for a motor vehicle of its kind.
You will be solely responsible for any and all liability which results from or is alleged as a result of the condition of your vehicle, legal compliance, etc., including, but not limited to, personal injuries, death and property damages.
It is your sole responsibility to check the authenticity of the driving licence of your designated companion at the beginning of the trip. In this context you reserve the right to ask for and view your designated companion’s driving licence at the beginning of the trip and return the same back to them before the commencement of the trip.
You will be solely responsible for the full functionality of your vehicle. If your vehicle fails to function (electrical, mechanical or other) in any way while the Services are being availed of by you, you will be responsible for all storage fees, roadside assistance, alternate transportation and repair of any kind and neither Drivers4Me Services nor the companion shall be responsible in any manner whatsoever. You have the legal right to designate the companion as your agent and delegate actual authority to the companion to operate your vehicle and make decisions on your behalf for the purposes of providing Services offered through the Drivers4Me platform.
You are named or scheduled on the insurance policy covering the vehicle you use when engaging our Services.
You have a valid policy of liability insurance (in coverage amounts consistent with all applicable legal requirements) for the operation of your vehicle to cover any anticipated losses related to your participation in the Services or the operation of your vehicle by the Driver. In the event of a motor vehicle accident you will be solely responsible for compliance with any applicable statutory or department of motor vehicles requirements and for all necessary contacts with your insurance provider. Other than any personal criminal liability attaching to the companion you will be solely responsible for all consequences arising out of the use of the Service or the Driver. In any event Drivers4Me shall have no responsibility or liability on this account whatsoever.
You specifically authorize us to use, store or otherwise process your 'Sensitive personal data or information’ (as such term is defined in Information Technology (Reasonable security practices and procedures and sensitive personal data or information) Rules, 2011) in order to provide the Services to you. Subject to applicable law all information provided to us by you shall be deemed to be our information to use as we desire.
You will obey all applicable laws related to the matters set forth herein, and will be solely responsible for any violations of the same.
METER START AND CANCELLATION POLICY:
Drivers4Me companions will wait no more than 15 minutes from the requested trip start time, before they start the trip timer.
You may cancel the booking within 1 Hour prior (before) to the time of journey, without any cancellation charges for all Services. The customer is liable for Rs 100/- charge if the trip is cancelled thereafter.
When a trip ends, Drivers4Me companion ends the trip on the Drivers4Me Companion app on his/her mobile device. It then calculates the total fare amount due from you and it appears on the Drivers4Me app on your mobile device. You may pay the amount via cash.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:
The information, recommendations and/or Services provided to you on or through the Website/Application are for general information purposes only and do not constitute advice. Drivers4Me will take reasonable steps to keep the Website/Application and its contents correct and up to date but does not guarantee that the contents of the Website/Application are free of errors, defects, malware and viruses or that the Website/Application are correct, up to date and accurate.
Drivers4Me shall not be liable for any damages resulting from the use of, or inability to use, the Website/Application, including damages caused by malware, viruses or any incorrectness or incompleteness of the information on the Website/Application.
Drivers4Me shall further not be liable for damages resulting from the use of, or the inability to use, electronic means of communication with the Website/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, Drivers4Me’s aggregate liability shall in no event exceed the equivalent of the amount for the payment of the Services.
The quality of the Services requested through the use of the Application is entirely the responsibility of the companion who ultimately provides such transportation services to you. Drivers4Me under no circumstance accepts liability in connection with and/or arising from the Services provided by the companion or any acts, actions, behaviour, conduct, and/or negligence on the part of the Driver.
We shall not be held liable for any failure or delay in performing Services where such failure arises as a result of any act or omission, which is outside our reasonable control such as unprecedented circumstances, overwhelming and unpreventable events caused directly and exclusively by forces of nature that can be neither anticipated, nor controlled, nor prevented by the exercise of prudence, diligence, and care, including but not limited to: war, riot, civil commotion; compliance with any law or governmental order, rule, regulation or direction and acts of third parties ( “Force Majeure” ).
If we have contracted to provide identical or similar Service to more than one User and are prevented from fully meeting our obligations to you by reason of an event of Force Majeure, we may decide at our absolute discretion which booking we will fulfill by providing the Service, and to what extent.
We have taken all reasonable steps to prevent internet fraud and ensure any data collected from you is stored as securely and safely as possible. However, we shall not be held liable in the unlikely event of a breach in our secure computer servers or those of third parties other than as required under applicable law.
In the event we have a reasonable belief that there exists an abuse of vouchers and/or discount codes or suspect an instance of fraud, we may cause the User to be blocked immediately and reserve the right to refuse future Service. Additionally, should there exist an abuse of vouchers or discount codes, Drivers4Me reserves the right to seek compensation from any and all such Users.
Drivers4Me does not represent or endorse the accuracy or reliability of any information, or advertisements (collectively, the "Content") contained on, distributed through, or linked, downloaded or accessed from or contained on the Website/Application, or the quality of any products, 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.
Offers are subject to Drivers4Me's discretion and may be withdrawn at any time and without notice.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS:
Drivers4Me is the sole owner or lawful licensee of all the rights to the Website/Application and its content. Website/Application content means its design, layout, text, images, graphics, sound, video etc. The Website/Application content embodies trade secrets and intellectual property rights protected under worldwide copyright and other laws. All title, ownership and intellectual property rights in the Website/Application and its content shall remain with Drivers4Me.
All rights, not otherwise claimed under this Agreement or in the Website /Application, are hereby reserved. The information contained in this Website/Application is intended, solely to provide general information for the personal use of the reader, who accepts full responsibility for its use.
You may access the Website/Application, avail of the features, facilities and Services for your personal or internal requirements only. You are not entitled to duplicate, distribute, create derivative works of, display, or commercially exploit the Website/Application Content, features or facilities, directly or indirectly, without our prior written permission of Drivers4Me.
All content on this Website/Application is the copyright of Drivers4Me except the third party content and link to third party website on our Website/Application, if any.
Systematic retrieval of Drivers4Me content to create or compile, directly or indirectly, a collection, compilation, database or directory (whether through robots, spiders, automatic devices or manual processes) without written permission from Drivers4Me is prohibited.
USER ACCOUNTS, OFFERS AND PROMOTIONS:
Drivers4Me reserves the right to collect User data including name, contact information and other details to facilitate Services or use of its platform to avail Services. All information collected from the User are on a bona fide basis. Misuse and misrepresentation of identity or contact details will lead to automatic termination of Services or the use of the platform, without prior notice to such Users.
User accounts bearing contact number and email IDs are created and owned by Drivers4Me. Any promotional discounts and offers accumulated can be revoked without prior notice in the event of suspicious account activity or mala fide intent of the User.
In the case where the system is unable to establish unique identity of a User against a valid mobile number or e-mail ID, the account shall be indefinitely suspended. Drivers4Me reserves the full discretion to suspend a User's account in the above event and does not have the liability to share any account information whatsoever.
LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES:
Links to third party sites are provided by the Application / Website as a convenience to Users and Drivers4Me does not have any control over such sites i.e., content and resources provided by them.
Drivers4Me may allow Users access to content, products or services offered by third parties through hyperlinks (in the form of word link, banners, channels or otherwise) to such third party's website. You are cautioned to read such sites' terms and conditions and/or privacy policies before using such sites in order to be aware of the terms and conditions of your use of such sites. The Users acknowledge that Drivers4Me has no control over such third party's site, does not monitor such sites, and Drivers4Me shall not be responsible or liable to anyone for such third party site, or any content, products or services made available on such a site.
Drivers4Me reserves the right to deny access to particular Users to any/all of its Services without any prior notice/explanation in order to protect the interests of Drivers4Me and/or other Users to the Website/Application. Drivers4Me reserves the right to limit, deny or create different access to the Website/Application and its features with respect to different Users.
In the event of termination by you or us, your account will be disabled and you will not be granted access to your account or any information or content contained in your account. You will not and not attempt to create another account for accessing and using the Website/Application without the written consent of Drivers4Me.
Notwithstanding the termination of this Agreement, you shall continue to be bound by the terms of this Agreement in respect of your prior use of this Website/Application and all matters connected with, relating to or arising from such use.
TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR USE OF SERVICES:
The following terms & conditions shall apply to Users utilising the Services offered by Drivers4Me:
The User agrees and accepts that the use of the Services provided by Drivers4Me is at the sole risk of the User, and further acknowledges that Drivers4Me disclaims all representations and warranties of any kind, whether express or implied. All Services are provided “AS IS”.
The Drivers4Me or the companion has the right to refuse the Service in the following circumstances:
if the User is found to be in an intoxicated state or is found misbehaving with other passengers or the Driver, or is causing a nuisance;
if the User is misusing, soiling or damaging any of the devices (technical/non-technical) of the Driver; and
if the User asks the companion to break any traffic/RTO/city police and/or government rules for any purpose The companion has the right to refuse such a request by the User.
Without prejudice to the above, Drivers4Me makes no representation or warranty that:
the Services will meet the User’s requirements; and
the Services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free.
The information on this Website/Application is provided "AS IS" with no guarantee of completeness, accuracy, timeliness or of the results obtained from the use of this information, and without warranty of any kind, express or implied, including, but not limited to warranties of performance, merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. Nothing herein shall to any extent substitute for the independent investigations and the sound technical and business judgment of the Users. In no event shall Drivers4Me be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, punitive, or consequential damages of any kind whatsoever with respect to the Service. Users of this site must hereby acknowledge that any reliance upon any content shall be at their sole risk.
If any User misses his/her train or flight or bus, Drivers4Me will not be liable for any compensation.
Drivers4Me is hereby authorized to use the location based information provided by any of the telecommunication companies when the User uses the mobile phone to make a booking. The location based information will be used only to facilitate and improve the probability of locating a companion for the User.
Drivers4Me shall be entitled to disclose to any government body the particulars of the User in the possession, in its absolute discretion.
Drivers4Me shall be entitled at any time without giving any reason to terminate the booking of companions done by the User.
If the User has any complaints in respect of the Services or the use of the Driver, the User has to inform Drivers4Me of the same in writing within 24 hours of using the companion or the Services.
Drivers4Me shall not be liable for any conduct of the Drivers. However, Drivers4Me encourages you to notify it of any complaints that you may have against any companion or the Services.
TERMS & CONDITIONS FOR COMPANION:
In the event of any act of misconduct by a companion during their respective service hours, Drivers4Me may suspend the companion in question or completely terminate their status as a companion. Furthermore, Drivers4Me is not responsible for providing any form of compensation to the victim of such misconduct.
Companions are obliged to present to the user who has requested their service, their driving licence for verification at the beginning of a trip.
Companions must note that consumption of alcohol or any form of substance abuse is strictly prohibited during service hours. Failing to comply with such rules may result in penalty or suspension or termination of service or even legal action as found appropriate.
Companions must abide by the general rules of the road and those pertaining to motor vehicles as stated by the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) at all times. Companions must note that they shall be responsible for any harm or discomfort to the person/s they are serving due to overspeeding and are liable to face legal action as the case maybe.
All companions must be properly attired while providing services, failing which they may be prevented from accepting bookings until such time that Drivers4Me determines that they are in compliance with the norms stated by the company. The decision taken by Drivers4Me in this regard shall be final.
INSURANCE AND DAMAGE TO PROPERTY:
We do not procure insurance for, nor are we responsible for, damage or loss of any personal belongings or intellectual property whilst providing the Services. These include tapes, records, discs or other similar audio visual or data electronic devices, any speed measuring equipment within the vehicle or any other accessories of any kind. It is your responsibility to ensure that you remove any personal belongings from the car before and after each Drivers4Me service arranged through Drivers4Me.
The User shall defend, indemnify and hold, Drivers4Me, 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 the:
violation of any rights of any third party, including the companion via the Application and or the Website; and
use or misuse of the Application/Website or Service.
The information contained in this Website/Application is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by Drivers4Me and while we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the Website/Application or the information, products, services, or related graphics contained on the Website/Application for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is, therefore, strictly at your own risk.
In no event will we be liable for any loss or damage, including without limitation, indirect or consequential loss or damage, or any loss or damage whatsoever arising from loss of data or profits arising out of, or in connection with, the use of this Website/Application or Service.
Every effort is made to keep the Website/Application up and running smoothly. However, Drivers4Me takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the Website/Application being unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.