Olympiad

Terms & Conditions

www.OLYMPIADS.org terms of use

1. Introduction
2. Eligibility for Membership
3. Your Account and Registration Obligations
4. Electronic Communications
5. Amendments to this User Agreement
6. Fees and Services
7. OLYMPIADS.org Safe Payment
8. Your Information
9. Use of the Site
10. Copyright
11. Trademarks
12. Abusing OLYMPIADS.org
13. Undeliverable Items
14. Privacy
15. Breach of User Agreement
16. Providing Feedback
17. Withdrawal of Access and/or Membership
18. Limitation of Liabilities
19. Indemnity
20. Relationship and Notice
21. Disputes
22. General
23. Governing Law

1. Introduction

Welcome to OLYMPIADS.org. These are the terms and conditions governing your access to and use of the website OLYMPIADS.org and its related sub-domains, sites, services and tools (the “Site”). By accepting these terms and conditions (including the linked information herein), and by using the Site, you represent that you agree to comply with these terms and conditions with www.OLYMPIADS.org (“we”, “us” or “OLYMPIADS.org”) in relation to your use of the Site (the “User Agreement”). This User Agreement is effective upon acceptance. If you do not agree to be bound by this User Agreement please do not access, register with or use this Site.
Before you may become or continue as a member of the Site, you must read, agree with and accept this User Agreement and www.OLYMPIADS.org’s Privacy Policy (the “Privacy Policy”). You should read this User Agreement and the Privacy Policy and access and read all further linked information referred to in this User Agreement, as such information contains further terms and conditions that apply to you as a user of OLYMPIADS.org. Such linked information including but not limited to the Privacy Policy is hereby incorporated by reference into this User Agreement.

 2. Eligibility for Membership

OLYMPIADS.org wishes to ensure that its members are able to form legally binding contracts. The Site is not available to persons whose membership has been suspended or withdrawn by OLYMPIADS.org. Further, if you are registering as a business entity, you represent that you have the authority to bind that entity to this User Agreement and that you and the business entity will comply with all applicable laws relating to online trading. No person or business entity may register as a member of the Site more than once.

3. Your Account and Registration Obligations

When you register as a member of the Site you have been or will be required to provide certain information and register a username and password for use on this Site.

    On becoming a member of the Site, you agree:

  • You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of, and restricting access to and use of, your account and password, and accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account and password. You agree to immediately notify OLYMPIADS.org of any unauthorised use of your password or account or any other breach of security. In no event will OLYMPIADS.org be liable for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or loss of profits, goodwill or damage whatsoever resulting from the disclosure of your username and/or password. You may not use another person’s account at any time, without the express permission of the account holder. You agree to reimburse OLYMPIADS.org for any improper, unauthorised or illegal use of your account by you or by any person obtaining access to the Site, services or otherwise by using your designated username and password, whether or not you authorised such access.

  • You will provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself as prompted by OLYMPIADS.org’s registration form (the “Registration Data”).
  • You will not include:
    (i) any of your contact details, including but not limited to email addresses, telephone numbers or other personal details; or (ii) the word “OLYMPIADS” in your registration user ID.
  • You will treat any other member’s information provided to you (in accordance with these terms of use and the information on the Site) by OLYMPIADS.org or any other user as confidential.
  • You will maintain and promptly update the Registration Data to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If you provide any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete or if OLYMPIADS.org has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or not in accordance with this User Agreement, without prejudice to any other rights and remedies of OLYMPIADS.org under this User Agreement or at law, OLYMPIADS.org has the right to indefinitely suspend, limit or withdraw your access to the Site and/or your membership of the Site.
  • All the participants are given a certificate of participation after successful completion of all the rounds for their respective grades. The student will be issued only one certificate for each subject & grade on successfully completing all the rounds.   The attendance in all the rounds is compulsory to be eligible for getting any certificates and medals.In case a student misses to collect them, IOF is not liable to provide the certificates to students who don’t collect the certificates after 2 reminders.
  • You agree to the terms and conditions for the Olympiad qualifier subject and examination you are appearing for.
    For specific rules for each Olympiad, visit the respective page in our website.

OLYMPIADS.org may (in its sole discretion and at any time), make any inquiries it considers necessary (whether directly or through a third party), and request that you provide it with further information or documentation, including without limitation to verify your identity. You agree to provide any information and/or documentation to OLYMPIADS.org upon such requests. You acknowledge and agree that if you do not, OLYMPIADS.org without liability may limit, suspend or withdraw your access to the Site and/or your membership of the Site. We also reserve the right to cancel unconfirmed / unverified accounts or accounts that have been inactive for a long time.

4. Electronic Communications

You agree that we may communicate with you by email or by posting notices on the Site. You agree that all agreements, notices, disclosures and other communications that we provide to you electronically satisfy any legal requirement that such communications be in writing. OLYMPIADS.org requires your agreement during the registration process to send you promotional emails to let you know about any new changes, features or promotional activities added to the Site. If, at any time, you decide that you do not wish to receive promotional emails, you can opt out of receiving such promotional emails by clicking on the link at the bottom of any promotional email.

5. Amendments to this User Agreement

You acknowledge and agree that OLYMPIADS.org shall endeavour to give you notice for any amendment to this User Agreement that materially increases your obligations or decreases your rights under the User Agreement (“Substantial Amendment”) in accordance with the terms of this User Agreement. You acknowledge and agree that OLYMPIADS.org at its sole discretion and without liability may make amendments that are not Substantial Amendments without your further specific agreement at any time with immediate effect by posting a notice of the amendment on the Site.

6. Fees and Services

Membership on the Site is free. OLYMPIADS.org does not charge any fee for browsing, and buying listed items on the Site. The fees for the Olympiad qualifier and purchase of study books is optional and will be chargeable.Unless otherwise stated, all fees shall be quoted in your country’s currency. You must pay all fees payable to OLYMPIADS.org with a valid payment method as set out in our Fees & Credit Policy .

In case of non-payment of fees and/or any applicable taxes and charges by you to OLYMPIADS.org, without prejudice to any other rights and remedies of OLYMPIADS.org under this User Agreement or at law, OLYMPIADS.org without liability reserves the right to:

  • temporarily or indefinitely suspend, limit or withdraw your access to the Site and/or your membership, if you fail to make the outstanding payment within 7 calendar days of OLYMPIADS.org issuing a warning to you.
  • OLYMPIADS.org also reserves the right to take any necessary steps including legal action in case of non-payment of fees by you to OLYMPIADS.org
  • take any steps OLYMPIADS.org considers necessary, including without limitation of legal action for recovery of the outstanding fees and/or any applicable taxes and charges

7. OLYMPIADS.org Safety of payment

The OLYMPIADS payment for items on the Site may be made online or Cash at Test Centers (“CTC”) (or other payment methods which OLYMPIADS.org may make available on the Site from time to time).  You acknowledge and agree that OLYMPIADS.org will hold your funds at your own risk.

8. Your Information

You grant OLYMPIADS.org a non-exclusive, worldwide, perpetual, irrevocable, royalty-free, sub-licensable (through multiple tiers) right to use any information or material, personal or otherwise, that you provide to us or other users of the Site and/or post on the Site in the registration, buying, or selling process, in the feedback area or through any e-mail or by way of any other feature or use of the Site (the “Information”) for the purposes of operating and promoting the Site in accordance with this User Agreement and the Privacy Policy . You are solely responsible for the Information, and we act as a passive conduit for your online distribution and publication of the Information.

9. Use of the site

    While using the Site, you will not

  • post Information or content or list items in an inappropriate category or areas on our Site;
  • post comments, questions or answers that are not factual in nature including without limitation make any racist comments, use profanity, abuse another user, disrespect another’s culture or make any other derogatory or inappropriate comments;
  • post obscene Information or content, including but not limited to pornography or any representation which may (in our sole discretion) be considered indecent;
  • post Information or content which may (in our sole discretion) constitute offensive or critical political content or content that is contrary to the public interest;
  • post any Information or content or list items which may (in our sole discretion) be considered culturally or religiously offensive in any way;
  • post any Information or content or list items which (in our sole discretion) may not be considered to be in compliance with general Islamic Shariah law, rules, morals, values, ethics and traditions;
  • post Information or content or list items which may (in our sole discretion) threaten national security;
  • post Information or content or list items which may (in our sole discretion) constitute or be considered to promote gambling;
  • fail to deliver payment for items purchased by you, unless, a clear typographical error is made.
  • circumvent or manipulate our fee structure, the billing process, or fees owed to OLYMPIADS.org;
  • take any action that may undermine the Site’s feedback and ratings systems
  • transfer your Site account (including feedback) and username to another party without our consent;
  • distribute or post spam, unsolicited or bulk electronic communications, chain letters, or pyramid schemes;
  • distribute viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, Easter eggs or other computer programming technologies that may harm the Site, or the interests or property of the Site’s users;
  • create liability for us or cause us to lose (in whole or in part) the services of our ISPs or other suppliers;
  • take any action that imposes or may impose (in our sole discretion) an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our infrastructure;
  • interfere or attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Site;
  • attempt to take over another user’s account or carry out any hacking or phishing of the Site or user accounts and related features;
  • export or re-export any Site tools except in compliance with the export control laws of any relevant jurisdictions;
  • copy, modify, or distribute any content from the Site or otherwise infringe the Site’s copyright material and/or trademarks in any way;
  • violate any laws, rules, regulations, guidelines, third party rights or our policies;
  • abuse any of OLYMPIADS.org’s policies or terms and conditions posted on the Site from time to time;

You undertake, represent and warrant that:

  • if you are a corporate representative, you have authority to bind the corporate entity;
  • you will inform OLYMPIADS.org of any postings, items or transactions which appear to be in violation of this User Agreement;
  • you shall comply with all applicable domestic and international laws and regulations regarding and relating to your use of the Site;
  • you will not disclose your contact details including but not limited to phone numbers, addresses, or email addresses in any processes, or anywhere on the Site including the feedback area, discussion forum or through any e-mail feature of the Site intended to bypass use of OLYMPIADS.org;
  • you will not use contact information provided to you during the course of a transaction on the Site to solicit additional sales offline or on another website;
  • you will not harvest or otherwise collect information about users, including but not limited to email addresses and other contact information;
  • you will not disclose or publicise any personal information about users or otherwise access or use information about other users in a manner which (in our sole discretion) may constitute a breach of privacy and/or applicable laws.

10. Copy Right

All content included on the Site, including but not limited to text, graphics, logos, button icons, images, audio clips, digital downloads, data compilations and software, is the property and copyright work OLYMPIADS.org or its content suppliers or its licensors and is protected by copyright, trademarks, patents or other intellectual property rights and laws. The compilation of the content on the Site is the exclusive property and copyright of OLYMPIADS.org and is protected by copyright, trademarks, patents or other intellectual property rights and laws.

11. Trademarks

“OLYMPIADS.org” and related logos, and other words and logos on the Site are either unregistered trademarks or registered trademarks of OLYMPIADS.org and are protected by international trademark and other intellectual property rights and laws. OLYMPIADS.org’s trademarks may not be used in connection with any product or service that is not OLYMPIADS.org’s nor in any manner that disparages or discredits OLYMPIADS.org. All other trademarks not owned by OLYMPIADS.org that appear on the Site are the property of their respective owners, who are affiliated with, connected to, or sponsored by OLYMPIADS.org.

12. Abusing OLYMPIADS.org

Please report problems of any kind or violations of this User Agreement to OLYMPIADS.org. If you believe that your intellectual property rights have been violated, please notify OLYMPIADS.org. Without prejudice to any other rights and remedies of OLYMPIADS.org under this User Agreement or at law, OLYMPIADS.org may limit, suspend or withdraw a user’s access to the Site and/or a user’s membership of the Site or remove hosted content. Also OLYMPIADS.org can choose to take other technical and/or legal steps against users who create problems or possible legal liabilities of any kind, who infringe the intellectual property rights of third parties or who act inconsistently with this User Agreement or our policies.

13. Undeliverable Items

OLYMPIADS.org and its affiliates shall have the right to discard, destroy, liquidate or auction and as it may deem appropriate within sixty (60) days after receipt by the Courier Company in the event of those books are being returned/undelivered from the Customers for any reason, This clause shall be considered as an explicit authorization to OLYMPIADS.org to destroy and/or liquated any of the books mentioned above and shall be without any objection from the Sellers and without any liability to OLYMPIADS.org.

14. Privacy

OLYMPIADS.org may process your personal information that you provide to it for the purposes of providing the services on OLYMPIADS.org and for sending marketing communications to you, and that the Privacy Policy of this Site governs our collection, processing, use and any transfer of your personally identifiable information.

15. Breach of User Agreement

Without prejudice to any other rights and remedies of OLYMPIADS.org under this User Agreement or at law or otherwise, OLYMPIADS.org may immediately and without liability: limit your activity, temporarily / indefinitely suspend, limit or withdraw your membership, and/or limit or withdraw your access to the Site:

If you breach this User Agreement;

If OLYMPIADS.org is unable to verify or authenticate any information you provide; or

If OLYMPIADS.org believes (in its sole discretion) that your actions may cause legal liability for you, other users or OLYMPIADS.org.

OLYMPIADS.org may at any time at its sole discretion reinstate suspended users. A user that has been indefinitely suspended or had their membership withdrawn may not register or attempt to register with OLYMPIADS.org or use the Site in any manner whatsoever until such time that such user is reinstated by OLYMPIADS.org. Notwithstanding the foregoing, if you breach this User Agreement OLYMPIADS.org reserves the right to recover any amounts due and owing by you to OLYMPIADS.org or any losses and damages caused by you to OLYMPIADS.org and to take such steps including legal action and/or the initiation of criminal proceedings against you as OLYMPIADS.org in its sole discretion deems necessary. Our failure to act with respect to a breach by you or others does not constitute a waiver of OLYMPIADS.org’s right to take any actions with respect to that, or subsequent or similar breaches. OLYMPIADS.org does not guarantee that it will take action against all breaches that there may be of this User Agreement.

16. Providing Feedback

OLYMPIADS.org encourages users on the Site to provide feedback after a transaction has closed; as this helps all users know what it is like to deal with the user. Your feedback will be displayed along with your user ID on the Site. You cannot retract the feedback once you have left it. OLYMPIADS.org will not be responsible or liable in any way for the feedback that you post on the Site. You agree not to make comments that are not factual in nature including without limitation making any racist comments, using profanity, abusing another user, disrespecting another culture or any other derogatory or inappropriate comments. You further agree not to post feedback in order to solicit sales outside of the Site and not to display contact information of any person within any feedback. If you continuously receive negative feedback ratings, without prejudice to any other rights and remedies of OLYMPIADS.org under this User Agreement or at law, OLYMPIADS.org reserves the right to suspend, limit or withdraw your access to the Site and/or your membership of the Site.

17. Withdrawal of Access and/or Membership

Without prejudice to any other rights and remedies of OLYMPIADS.org under this User Agreement or at law or otherwise, OLYMPIADS.org may limit, suspend or withdraw your membership and / or your access to the Site at any time, without notice, for any reason, including without limitation, breach of this User Agreement.

18. Limitation of Liabilities

To the extent permitted by law, OLYMPIADS.org, its officers, employees, agents, affiliates and suppliers shall not be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever whether direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary, including but not limited to, losses or damages for loss of profits, goodwill, business, opportunity, data or other intangible losses arising out of or in connection with your use of the Site, its services or this User Agreement (however arising, including negligence or otherwise and whether or not OLYMPIADS.org has been advised of the possibility of such losses or damages).
If you are dissatisfied with the Site or any content or materials on it, your sole exclusive remedy is to discontinue your use of it. Further, you agree that any unauthorised use of the Site and its services as a result of your negligent act or omission would result in irreparable injury to OLYMPIADS.org and OLYMPIADS.org shall treat any such unauthorised use as subject to the terms and conditions of this User Agreement.

19. Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold OLYMPIADS.org and its affiliates, officers, employees, agents and suppliers harmless from any and all claims, demands, actions, proceedings, losses, liabilities, damages, costs, expenses (including reasonable legal costs and expenses), howsoever suffered or incurred due to or arising out of your breach of this User Agreement, or your violation of any law or the rights of a third party.

20. Relationship and Notice

None of the provisions of this User Agreement shall be deemed to constitute a partnership or agency between you and OLYMPIADS.org and you shall have no authority to bind OLYMPIADS.org in any manner whatsoever.
Except as explicitly stated otherwise, any notices to OLYMPIADS.org from you shall be given by you by email to OLYMPIADS.org at admin@OLYMPIADS.org with a physical copy sent to us by mail or courier, such notice deemed given on confirmation of its receipt to you by OLYMPIADS.org by return email. Any notices to you from OLYMPIADS.org shall be given by notices posted on the Site or by email to the email address you provide to us during the registration process and shall be deemed to be received by you 48 hours after any such email is sent. Alternatively, we may give you notice by mail or prepaid shipping to the address provided to us during the registration process. In such case, notice shall be deemed given 7 days after the date of mailing.

21. Disputes

If any dispute, claim, controversy or difference (including in relation to any tortious or statutory claim) (“Dispute”) arises out of or in connection with or in relation to this User Agreement, including (without limitation) any question regarding the formation, existence, scope, performance, interpretation, validity or termination of this User Agreement or this clause, or any question regarding the legal relationships established by this User Agreement or the consequences of its nullity, then the parties shall first attempt amicably to settle the Dispute through good-faith negotiations over a period of thirty (30) calendar days commencing on the date that a party first sends to the other party a written notice of the Dispute.
In the event that a Dispute has not been settled amicably by the relevant parties by the end of such thirty (30) calendar day-period, the parties hereby agree that the Dispute shall be referred to and finally resolved by binding arbitration as set out below, under the Arbitration Rules of the Dubai International Financial Centre – London Court of International Arbitration (“LCIA”), which rules (“Rules”) are deemed to be incorporated by reference into this clause. The number of arbitrators shall be one. The parties to the arbitration shall seek to agree on a sole arbitrator to be nominated to the LCIA court for appointment. If the parties to the arbitration fail to nominate a sole arbitrator within 30 days from the date of the service of the request upon the respondent (or such greater or lesser period as may be fixed by the LCIA Court), the sole arbitrator shall be appointed by the LCIA Court. The seat or legal place of the arbitration shall be Dubai International Financial Centre in Dubai, UAE. The arbitration proceedings shall be conducted in the English language and the award shall be in English. The foregoing provisions of this clause are without prejudice to the right of OLYMPIADS.org to seek interim relief at any time from any court of competent jurisdiction (whether or not an arbitrator has been appointed) and OLYMPIADS.org shall not be deemed to have breached this arbitration agreement or infringed the powers of the arbitrator for having done so.

22. General

If any clause of this User Agreement shall be deemed invalid, void or for any reason unenforceable, such clause shall be deemed severable and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the remaining clauses of this User Agreement. This User Agreement (as amended from time to time in accordance with the terms of this User Agreement) sets forth the entire understanding and agreement between you and OLYMPIADS.org with respect to the subject matter hereof.
No person who is not a party to this User Agreement shall have any right to enforce any term of this User Agreement. If this User Agreement is translated into any language other than English, whether on the Site or otherwise, the English text shall prevail.

23. Governing Law

This User Agreement is governed by, and construed in accordance with, UAE law. This clause will survive any expiry or cancellation of this User Agreement for any reason.