These Content and Community Guidelines (“Guidelines”) govern your use of our mobile application (“Platform”) and is made available by Farmstock Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (“Krishify”, “Company”, “we”, “us” and “our”), a private company established under the laws of India having its registered office at 119A, Kilokri, Near Maharani Bagh, New Delhi, Delhi - 110014. The terms “you” and “your” refer to the user of the Platform.
Our Platform connects you with farmers and other stakeholders in the agricultural ecosystem, and helps you share your knowledge, concerns, queries, products in form of photos, videos and status updates. We believe in the freedom of expression and in empowering people to fully express themselves in a new age digital society. The community here is receptive to a variety of farming content, but the Platform is accessed by a variety of audiences, including minors. Hence, to ensure that all our users follow a standard practice and for their own safety, we have put in place some guidelines and restrictions.
Certain kinds of content is not allowed on our Platform. We have a team of moderators for manual review of each content posted on our Platform who have the rights to permanently remove your content if that violates these Guidelines. If such content comes to our attention, we may take it down. If you come across any content that violates these Guidelines, we encourage you to report it. The intent of the creator is important. We do not welcome creations/content that intends to bring discomfort, spread mischief or promote illegal activities.
All the content, including without limitation, content that is uploaded, posted, commented on, or shared by you on our Platform, must adhere to the laws of the Republic of India, including without limitation, the Indian Penal Code, 1860 and, the Information Technology Act, 2000 along with all rules and amendments made under such laws. We cooperate with legal authorities in cases of breach of applicable laws. Remember, simply comply with the law and don’t do anything that could land you into trouble.
We do not allow content that has any sexual imagery abusive language, pornography or nudity. Content which contains the following is against our Guidelines:
It’s simple. Any obscene content should not go on our Platform.
Do report any content that harasses another person or degrades or shames anyone.
Posting abuses or curse words, morphed images, malicious recordings, objectifying someone, making sexual advances or otherwise engaging in sexual misconduct will not be tolerated. Similarly, extorting or blackmailing any person is prohibited.
Copying content whose intellectual property rights are held by another person or organisation, and posting it as your own, is not allowed. If you want to use or share anyone’s work, take permission and give credits.
This includes all content that causes discomfort to our users due to the goriness in the content, such as graphical images or videos that glorify violence, or intends to incite violence, or encourages dangerous and illegal activities, or praises groups or leaders involved in terrorism, organized violence or criminal activities.
Content that intimidates any person or promotes violent behaviour, targets or demeans any particular religion, caste, ethnicity, community, disability (physical or mental), age or gender, is prohibited. Any kind of content which produces hatred or has the intention of creating or spreading hatred or hate propaganda along the lines of religion, caste, ethnicity, community, age or gender is also not allowed.
Refrain from incendiary commentary and publishing theories that may appall our users and influence them negatively.
We encourage that you express your opinion, but think before you write. Remember that this is a social platform!
Posting any content that relates to physical, sexual, or psychological maltreatment, neglect or abuse of a person, be it that of a child or an adult, is prohibited. Posts showcasing self-harm, injury or suicide or provoking anyone to commit self-harm are also not allowed. Further, posts that identify, tag and negatively target victims or survivors of abuse, self-injury or domestic or similar violence are also prohibited.
Foster some care in the society and maintain our supportive environment.
We have zero-tolerance for content or activities that advocate or promote illegal activities. Content related to organized crime, violence or terrorist activities is not allowed. Sale of illegal goods or services, regulated goods, drugs, and soliciting or selling of sexual services is strictly forbidden.
Do not post tutorials or instructions on content that educates the users on illegal activities (such as making bombs or doing drugs). Do not promote online gambling, online real money games of skill or online lotteries. Do not use our Platform to solicit or facilitate any transaction or gift involving goods and services which are declared illegal by the Government of India
Impersonating another person (such as your friends, celebrities or brands) and distributing false or misleading information on our Platform to make personal or financial gains is fraud.
Krishify does not let you conduct any activities that law prohibits.
Any kind of personal content of another person, including pictures or videos of people who will not appreciate such material being posted, is not allowed. Basically, do not post anyone’s personal or intimate photos or videos without their permission or consent. We will remove such content.
Revealing someone’s personal data or sensitive personal data, including without limitation, phone number, address, financial information, Aadhar Number, and Passport information, or threatening someone using this information, will be considered as harassing them, and such activities are unacceptable.
Other people’s personal information is not yours to share.
False advertisements, fraudulent or misleading representations and security breaches, all fall under the ambit of commercial spam. They deter other users from sharing and connecting. It is important that the content you share be authentic and help create a safe environment for people to post on the Platform. Do not post the same content multiple times if it intends to annoy viewers or sell goods/services or gain followers.
If you want to promote your goods or services, do so in a civilized manner adhering to our Content Marketing Policies.
Allow your friends and other users to use the Platform the way you would like to use it. Don’t spam!
Any kind of content which spreads deliberate misinformation, hoaxes or fake propaganda, with the intent to mislead, is not permitted. We prohibit posting of content that exaggerates an existing piece of news by introducing non-factual elements into it.
If you intend to mislead our users or attempt to create a sensation by straight-up fabricating content, or attempt to damage someone’s reputation, or hurt their financial or political standing on the basis of false information, we will not let it spread on our Platform.
Don’t worry though. We don’t confuse fake news with any satire or parodies. We know they are to amuse, and not to mislead.
Allow your friends and other users to use the Platform the way you would like to use it. Don’t spam!
When you use our Platform, we expect you to follow some norms. Each user following such practices will inspire their fellow users. This keeps the Platform clean and makes it easier to use, making it simple for you and your friends to navigate the Platform.
a. Keep the content farming related
All posts either photos, videos or status updated must be related with farming and should address the farmers. Any content posted with an irrelevant or inapplicable tag, if reported, will be removed from the feed.
b. Language of the posts
Since the majority of our users can speak and understand Hindi language we encourage you to create a post in Hindi only. Other regional languages support should come soon and you will be updated about the same.
c. Be Polite and Courteous
We expect you to conduct yourself with integrity and harmoniously on our Platform. Show courtesy and respect to the fellow users. Don’t be rude. We advise you to not initiate or participate in any activity which is not in good faith for the community at large.
d. Multiple/Fake Profiles
Creating a fake profile of someone or impersonating someone in a misleading or deceiving manner, with or without the intention of harassing or bullying them, is not allowed.
e. Safety and Security
Harassing someone or using abuses in the posts or comments while addressing a user is not allowed. Do not do anything which can make any other users feel that Krishify is not a safe platform to use. Action will be taken against you if you try to create hostile situations for any other user.
f. Beware of Legal Consequences
Unawareness of law is not an excuse. Note that for using our Platform, you will need to comply with laws that govern online conduct. Respect all applicable laws while using our Platform. Any activity featuring, encouraging, offering or soliciting illegal activities will not be tolerated.
g. Evading Suspension
Our decision to suspend any account is binding. Any attempt to circumvent the suspension by using other accounts, identities, personalities or presence on another user's account will also result in suspension. If you try to evade suspension, we may be compelled to terminate your account with us and block you from registering with us.
We have a team of moderators who manually every post created or shared on our Platform. If they find a post not suitable or irrelevant to our audience they may take it down. If you think you have followed the community guidelines and still your content has been removed from the platform you can report your case by contacting us on email@example.com
When you see any content or activity that violates these Guidelines, please tap or click on the Report (रिपोर्ट करें) button. The moment you tap or click on this button, we will get a notification and will process your request. If we find the content or activity to be unsuitable for our Platform, we will remove it. If you believe any content infringes your rights as a copyright holder, you can file a complaint by sending us an email on firstname.lastname@example.org for our team to review.
We are an intermediary. We do not control what our users do or say and are not responsible for their (or your) actions (whether online or offline). We are not responsible for services and features offered by others even if you access them through our Services. Our responsibility and liability for anything that happens on our Platform is strictly governed and limited by the laws of the Republic of India.
We expect you to be responsible for what you post and what you see. If any of our users report your content to be against these Guidelines, we may remove such content from our Platform. It takes some time to take down such content, so please bear with us.
In case the content you upload or post, or your activity is reported by another user and removed from our Platform, and you believe that your content has been unfairly removed, you may write to us at email@example.com to challenge the removal. We may review the content again and determine if it may be reposted on the Platform.
We take action against those who violate these Guidelines. If your profile is reported for violating these Guidelines, then your profile may be suspended temporarily for up to 360 (three hundred and sixty) days. In case of repeated breach of these Guidelines, we may be compelled to terminate your account with us and block you from registering with us.
If required, we will cooperate with legal authorities and note that we are under no duty to assist you.