This is the official website of Pangean Global Services Private Limited (“Products like ChitPe/Chit Funds 2.0 Platform collectively called as ChitMonks”), Catalyst Building, THub, IIIT Hyderabad, Gachibowli, Hyderabad 500032, Telangana. This website https://www.chitmonks.com, that ChitMonks may specify from time to time, (“website”) is owned and operated by ChitMonks. The access to and use of this website is subject to the following terms and conditions of use (“terms”). Please read the terms very carefully as they shall apply to all Users of this website. A User may opt for services through this website only if he accepts and abides by all of the terms. ChitMonks may periodically change these terms without notice.
For the purpose of these terms, the following words and phrases shall have the meaning assigned to them under this article. “services” means the service provided by ChitMonks and Service Providers to users, whereby a User can (i) receive payments from their customers or other Payers; or(ii) manage their chit fund related operation from initiation of chit groups to closure related activities; or(iii) make payment to suppliers, beneficiaries or other payees, by (A) IMPS/NEFT/RTGS/UPI; Or (B) Credit/ Debit Card; Or (C) Net Banking; or (d) any other mode of payment through banks, that may be accepted by ChitMonks from time to time in these terms.
Shall mean any registered Chit Fund company/Subscribers/entity in a chit group, who is boarded on the ChitFunds 2.0 Platform / ChitPe for using this website and/or App, who transacts or avails of the services through this website, to make or to receive payments to or from third parties. The term “User” shall also cover such personnel of any User who are authorized to avail of the services on behalf of the User.
Means any person to whom a payment is made, using the services, (and the term includes a User who uses the services to receive payment).
Means any person who makes a payment, using the services (and the term includes a User who uses the services to make payment).
Mean any services or Products which are purchased/ offered for sale by a User to third parties from time to time, using these services.
Means a Bank, Payments Infrastructure/Gateway providers, Association, Facility provider, Card issuing institution, Acquiring Bank, Other Financial Institution, Card Processor, Insurance Companies, Non-Banking Financial Services Companies, Clearing House Networks whose facilities or services are utilized in the provision of these services.
Means a payment instruction that results in the successful transfer of monies (a) From a User to a Payee; or (b) From a Payer to a User; or (c) From a Service Provider to a User; or (d) From a Service Provider to a Payer;
Means the total amount Payable/ Receivable by a User/Payee/Service Provider. This amount shall include all taxes, charges, interest, delivery costs, commissions, etc.
The website and services are intended solely for persons who can form legally binding contracts under Indian law and who are 18 years of age or older. Any access to or use of the website or services by anyone under 18 is expressly prohibited. By using the website or services User represents and warrants that he is 18 or older and is competent to contract. User also agrees that his Payer/ Payee is similarly competent to contract.
A User represents and warrants that he has full power and authority for using the services and is in strict compliance of all laws.
A User may use the services and this website only if he accepts and abides by all of the following terms and conditions.
In order to avail the services, User must be registered with ChitMonks and the Service Providers. User shall provide ChitMonks with all such documents as may be required.
By registering with ChitMonks, User agrees to provide true, accurate, current and complete information failing which ChitMonks may at any time reject User’s registration and terminate his right to use or access the website and/or services. When User registers with ChitMonks, a User account will be created, that is associated with User’s User name, password and other identifying information. User shall be responsible for anything that happens through his User account.
Use Of Services
The services may be used by User for making and receiving payments from / to third parties.
To enable the User to use the services, a link with login credentials will be communicated to the User on his mobile phone or email address and the User irrevocably and unconditionally accepts the sole responsibility for use, confidentiality and protection of said login credentials, including passwords, as well as for all orders and information changes entered into the mobile/ e mail account using such login credentials.
ChitMonks has no obligation to verify the authenticity of the Transaction other than by means of verification of the User’s basic kyc information. The User shall at all times take all appropriate steps, including those as mentioned herein, to maintain the security and confidentiality of the information. ChitMonks shall not be liable for any mistake or misuse of the services by either the User or by any person authorized by the User, or by any person gaining access to the services through the User. User agrees that ChitMonks accepts all instructions originating from his account in good faith and in a manner consistent with commercially reasonable security standards. User shall indemnify and hold ChitMonks harmless for direct or indirect losses sustained as a result of the disclosure of sensitive information by or through User.
On receiving the necessary details from the Service Provider, ChitMonks shall initiate the required payment to Payee/User/ as instructed by User/ Payer.
Confirmation of the Transaction performed using valid login credentials shall be conclusive evidence of a Transaction being effected. User is responsible to furnish ChitMonks with correct and current Payee information. In the event that the payment is in respect of a purchase of Products / service by the User/Payee, ChitMonks shall not be required to ensure that the purchased Products / service have been duly delivered. In the event a User chooses to complain about a Transaction, the same should be communicated to ChitMonks within 10 (ten) days of the Transaction.
Each User shall be responsible to (i) furnish correct and accurate information of the Payer/ Payee as may be required, on an independent basis; (ii) furnish to ChitMonks forthwith on demand, the original copy/copies of proof of delivery of Products/Services, invoices or other records pertaining to any Transaction; (iii) ensure that all licenses and registrations required by him are in full force and effect to enable them to carry on the business of sale/ purchase of Products / service chit groups.
User shall not (i) carry out any activity, which is banned, illegal or immoral, (ii) use the services in any manner or in furtherance of any activity, which constitutes a violation of any law or regulation or which may cause ChitMonks to be subject to investigation, prosecution or legal action.
User undertakes and assures to ChitMonks that payments shall not be made/ received in respect of any Products mentioned in the banned items list set out in annexure a hereto.
User shall act in compliance with all laws, rules and regulations and shall at all times comply with the guidelines set by visa/master card/ acquiring banks/ Service Providers.
User shall not sell, provide, exchange, or otherwise disclose to third parties or use themselves (other than for the purpose of completing a Transaction, or as specifically required by law) any personal information about any third party, including the account details and mobile number, without obtaining the prior written consent of such third party.
User shall take all precautions as may be feasible or as may be directed by ChitMonks to ensure that there is no breach of security and that the integrity of the link between their systems/ site, the website and the payment mechanism is maintained at all times. In the event of any loss being caused as a result of the link being breached or as a consequence of the link being improper or being in violation of the provisions of this clause, the loss shall be to the account of the User and the User shall indemnify and keep indemnified ChitMonks and the Service Providers from any loss as may be caused in this regard.
User shall bear and be responsible for the payment of all relevant taxes (including any applicable withholding taxes) as may be due.
A User shall not at any time require any other User to provide him with any details of the accounts held by the other users with any banks including, the passwords, account number, card numbers, mobile phone numbers and pin which may be assigned to them by the banks from time to time.
A User shall use the information regarding a Payee/ Payer (including name, address, e-mail address, telephone numbers and other data) conveyed to him whist using the services, only for the purpose of completing the Transaction for which it was furnished, and not to sell or otherwise furnish such information to others unless he has an independent source of such information or obtains the express consent of such Payee/ Payer.
A User shall inform ChitMonks of any change in his email address, mobile number, address, ownership or legal status or his cessation of business in writing 30 working days in advance of such change.
User shall not interfere with or damage the website, including, without limitation, through the use of viruses, cancel bots, trojan horses, harmful code, flood pings, denial-of-service attacks, backdoors, packet or ip spoofing, forged routing or electronic mail address information or similar methods or technology.
ChitMonks has the right to investigate and prosecute violations of any of the above to the fullest extent of the law.
In consideration of the services rendered by ChitMonks to the User, the User shall pay to ChitMonks a fee that is agreed upon in the fee schedule defined in the merchant agreement or ChitMonks website or proposed by ChitMonks over email to the registered email address.
ChitMonks shall deduct its Transaction fees plus service tax per successful Transaction, and make payment of the balance of the Transaction amount to User/ Payee’s designated bank account. All other taxes, duties or charges shall be borne and paid by User, unless otherwise agreed between the parties. ChitMonks reserves the right to alter / modify / change the discount / commission rate at its discretion. ChitMonks also reserves the right to forthwith revise the Transaction fee payable in the event of any revision in the rates charges by the acquiring banks or card associations or guidelines issued by the RBI from time to time.
It is hereby agreed and acknowledged by the parties that the Transaction fees charged by ChitMonks in respect of a Transaction that has been confirmed shall not be returned or repaid by ChitMonks to the User or any other person irrespective of the Transaction being rejected, charged back, refunded or disputed.
ChitMonks will not be responsible for any disputes between the users and the payers/ payees, including issues regarding prices, delivery, non-delivery or delay in delivery of the Products, Services, quality of Products or otherwise. All such disputes will be dealt with by and between the User and the Payer/ Payee directly, and ChitMonks shall not be a party to such disputes.
ChitMonks cannot and does not guarantee the timings of any payments made or received as such timing is dependent upon User’s bank, card issuing bank/ card processor (where a credit/ debit card is used), acquiring financial institution and other Service Providers. ChitMonks assumes no liability and shall not be held responsible for any delays in delivery of payment or availability of funds when using the services.
ChitMonks shall not be a party to the agreement between the User and any Payer/ Payee in any manner whatsoever. All contracts are directly between users and their payers/ payees.
User shall be responsible for any miscommunication or incorrect User/ third party/ other information that may be provided to ChitMonks at the time of enabling the services for the User.
ChitMonks/ Service Provider reserve the right to impose limits on the number of Transactions which may be charged on an individual credit card or other account during any time period, and reserve the right to refuse to make payments in respect of Transactions exceeding such limit. ChitMonks/ Service Provider also reserve the right to refuse to make payments in respect of Transactions by users with a prior history of questionable charges.
Subject to the provisions stated herein and as specified by ChitMonks from time to time, the User will not hold ChitMonks liable in case of any improper/ fraudulent/unauthorized/ duplicate/erroneous use of his mobile and/or the web based access. ChitMonks will also not be liable for any consequences connected with the use/ misuse of User’s mobile/ e mail account by any third party. If any third parties gain access to the services, the User will be responsible and shall indemnify ChitMonks against any liability, costs or damages arising out of such misuse / use by third parties based upon or relating to such access and use, or otherwise.
The User shall be fully liable for: (a) any unauthorised use of his mobile/ email account; and/or (b) all authorised Transactions on his mobile/email account.
Without prejudice to the remedies available to ChitMonks and these terms, ChitMonks shall be under no liability whatsoever to the User in respect of any loss or damage arising directly or indirectly out of:
- any defect in any Products/Services supplied to them;
- any inability of a third party to supply or deliver the required Products in the necessary numbers or types;
- the refusal of any person (including a Service Provider) to honor or accept a payment;
- the malfunction of any computer terminal or equipment;
- the utilization of the Services by any person other than by the User;
- any mis-statement, error or omission in any details disclosed to ChitMonks.
If either ChitMonks or Service Provider suspects, on reasonable grounds, that a User has committed a breach of these terms or any other agreement with ChitMonks or any act of dishonesty or fraud against ChitMonks/ any Service Provider, ChitMonks shall be entitled to (a) suspend all payment under these terms; (b) deactivate/ suspend your User account and disable your password; and (c) terminate User’s access to the website or the services; pending enquiries by ChitMonks. User may cancel his User account at any time by sending ChitMonks an email. Please note that once your account is cancelled, ChitMonks does not have any obligation to return any data or information that may reside on its servers or other equipment.
User shall keep ChitMonks indemnified from and against any and all liability (including but not limited to liabilities, judgments, damages, losses, claims, costs and expenses,) or any other loss that may occur, arising from or relating to any claim, suit or proceeding brought against ChitMonks by another User/ Service Provider/ third party for reasons including, but not limited to (i) delivery, non delivery or delay, deficiency or mistake in respect of the Products sold; (ii) a breach, non-performance, non compliance or inadequate performance by the User of any of the terms, conditions, representations, obligations or warranties made by him; (iii) any acts, errors, misrepresentations, wilful misconduct or negligence of the User, or his employees, subcontractors and agents in performance of their obligations under these terms.
The User shall comply with all such terms and conditions as ChitMonks or any Service Provider may prescribe from time to time with regard to the services. All Transactions effected by or through this website, shall constitute legally binding and valid Transactions when done in adherence to and in compliance with the terms and conditions prescribed by ChitMonks or seller/ Service Provider.
User agrees not to disclose or attempt to use or personally benefit from any non-public information that he may learn on the website or through the services. This obligation shall continue until such time as the non-public information has become publicly known through no action of your own. If you are compelled by order of a court or other governmental or legal body (or have notice that such an order is being sought) to divulge any such non-public information, you agree to promptly and diligently notify ChitMonks and cooperate fully with ChitMonks in protecting such information to the extent possible under applicable law.
ChitMonks may access, preserve and disclose any of your information if required to do so by law, or if we believe in good faith that it is reasonably necessary to (i) respond to claims asserted against ChitMonks or to comply with legal process, (ii) for fraud prevention, risk assessment, investigation, customer support, product development and de-bugging purposes, or (iii) protect the rights, property or safety of ChitMonks, its users or members of the public.
Intellectual Property Rights
The website content and the trademarks, service marks and logos contained therein (“marks”) are owned by or licensed to ChitMonks, subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights under the law and international conventions. Such website content may not be copied, reproduced, distributed, transmitted, broadcast, displayed, sold, licensed, uploaded, or otherwise exploited without the prior written consent of ChitMonks.
Disclaimer Of Warranties
The content and functionality on the website is provided with the understanding that ChitMonks is not herein engaged in itself for making payments. ChitMonks is an intermediary between banks, Service Providers and users. All content and functionality on the website is provided “as is,” without warranty of any kind, either express or implied, including, without limitation, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title and non-infringement. ChitMonks makes no warranties, express or implied, as to the accuracy, or adequacy of the website or that the services provided or the functionality on this website will be uninterrupted or error-free.
User hereby acknowledges that his use of this website and the services is at his sole risk. Under no circumstances shall ChitMonks or any of its predecessors, successors, parents, subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, shareholders, investors, employees, agents, representatives, attorneys and their respective heirs, successors or assigns be liable for any damages, including direct, incidental, punitive, special, consequential or exemplary damages that directly or indirectly result from the use of, or the inability to use, this website or the services, including for viruses alleged to have been obtained from the website, even if ChitMonks has been advised of the possibility of such damages or losses and regardless of the theory of liability.
Limitation Of Liability
User acknowledges and agrees that, to the maximum extent permitted by law, the entire risk arising out of your access to and use of the website and services, remains with you. Neither ChitMonks nor any other party involved in providing or delivering the website or services will be liable for any incidental, special, exemplary or consequential damages, including lost profits, loss of data or loss of goodwill, service interruption, computer damage or system failure or the cost of substitute services, or in connection with these terms, as a result of your use of the website or services, whether based on warranty, contract, tort (including negligence), product liability or any other legal theory, and whether or not ChitMonks has been informed of the possibility of such damage, even if a limited remedy set forth herein is found to have failed of its essential purpose.
Except for ChitMonks obligations to make payments through the current account as envisaged herein, in no event will ChitMonks’s aggregate liability arising out of or in connection with these terms and User’s use of the website and services, exceed the amount of rupees 1000.
Unless otherwise set out, all payments may only be made in indian rupees.
ChitMonks may, if required by law, change any fee or charge or institute new fees or charges. The User agrees to pay all fees and charges so levied.
ChitMonks reserves the right to vary any of the terms contained herein by posting the revised terms on ChitMonks’s website without notice to the User.
The User hereby accepts that he may, from time to time, receive from ChitMonks or its associates, communications such as service announcements, advertisements or administrative communications.
All information provided by the User to ChitMonks shall be accurate, current and complete. User shall be solely responsible for the accuracy and correctness of all information provided by him. ChitMonks shall not be liable for any loss or costs incurred by any party due to any incorrect or mistaken information provided by User.
ChitMonks shall not be liable for any direct, indirect, punitive, incidental, exemplary, special or consequential damages or any loss of profit, business, revenue, goodwill or anticipated savings or any damages whatsoever arising out of or in any way connected with the use of the website by User or otherwise.
ChitMonks or Service Provider shall in no event be liable to a User or any third party for any loss or damage whatsoever or howsoever caused arising directly or indirectly in connection with the website and services, including without limitation any:
- Loss of data;
- Interruption or stoppage to the User’s access to and/or use of the website and services;
- Any consequential loss or damage or loss of profit, business, revenue, goodwill or anticipated savings, arising out of the performance of the services or otherwise.
ChitMonks makes no representation or warranty, whether express or implied, written or oral, about the quality, suitability, reliability, availability, merchantability, fitness for a purpose, delivery, lack of viruses or other harmful components or accuracy of information relating to the Products sought to be purchased by the User. Each User acknowledges that ChitMonks’s or a Service Provider’s services may not be uninterrupted or error free. A User also acknowledges that the services provided by any Service Provider to ChitMonks, which is passed on to the User under these terms, can be brought to an abrupt end in any event whatsoever by any of the Service Providers for any reason whatsoever.
ChitMonks’s sole obligation and User’s sole and exclusive remedy in the event of interruption to the payment services or loss of use and/or access to the payment services, shall be to use all reasonable endeavors to restore the payment services as soon as reasonably possible.
In no event shall ChitMonks or a Service Provider be liable to a User or any other third party for any applicable taxes and government levies.
In no event will ChitMonks’s total liability to User for all liabilities, losses, and causes of action arising out of or relating to these terms and conditions; or the User’s use of the website; however caused, exceed the amount paid by User, if any, for utilising the website or one thousand rupees (rs.1000), whichever is lesser.
Any link on the ChitMonks website to a third party site is not an endorsement of that website. The use or browsing by a User of any other website shall be subject to the terms and conditions in each such website.
ChitMonks does not endorse any advertiser or merchant linked to its website. The User must verify all information provided by the merchants/ advertisers before arriving at his decision to purchase any product.
The User’s participation in any event/ contest/ promotion shall be governed by the terms and conditions mentioned in the respective event/ contest/ promotion along with these terms.
ChitMonks shall not be liable for any unauthorised access to the User’s data or any unauthorized transmissions sent through the ChitMonks services.
ChitMonks shall have the right, at its sole discretion, to:
- restrict or terminate a User’s access to its Services;
- modify or discontinue its Services or any part thereof;
- require a User to provide details in respect of any Transactions and any other details as required by ChitMonks from time to time; without incurring any liability therefor.
ChitMonks shall have the right, in its sole discretion, for any or no reason, and without penalty, to suspend or terminate a User’s use of the website and its services or any part thereof, with or without notice.
The User shall not (whether on-line or otherwise):describe itself as agent or representative of ChitMonks or make any representations to any customer or any third party or give any warranties which may require ChitMonks or Service Provider to undertake to or be liable for, whether directly or indirectly, any obligation and/or responsibility to customer or any third party.
ChitMonks shall not be liable for any breach of these terms due to any force-majeure event such as act of god, fire, lightning, explosion, flood, inclement weather conditions, power failures, failure in any communication systems, equipment breakdown, strikes, lock-out or any other cause beyond the control of ChitMonks.
If any part of these terms is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth herein, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of the terms shall continue in effect.
ChitMonks may assign or transfer its rights and obligations to any other party.
Incase of any dispute between the parties on the interpretation or implementation of these terms, the appropriate court in Hyderabad shall have exclusive jurisdiction.
No failure or delay by ChitMonks in exercising any right, power or privilege shall operate as a waiver thereof.
For any queries / details users can contact:
Pangean Global Services Private Limited
Catalyst Building, THub, IIIT Hyderabad Campus, Gachibowli
Hyderabad – 500032
Write To Us At support@ChitMonks.com