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Privacy Policy

AQS Industries (“We”/”Us”/”Our”) recognises the importance of maintaining your privacy. We value your privacy and appreciate your trust in us. This Privacy Policy applies to users (“You”/”Your”) of www.aqsit.com (the “Website”). By visiting and/or using the Website, you agree to abide by and be bound by this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy explains the information practices that apply to personally identifiable information that we collect about you as an individual entity, when you visit and/or use the Website. Any information that we collect about you while you are visiting or using the Website will be handled in accordance with this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy does not apply to information about you collected by our affiliates or third party websites/applications that may post links or advertisements on or otherwise be accessible from the Website. The information collected by these affiliates or third party websites/applications is subject to their own privacy (and other) policies.

  • Information We Collect: This section of our Privacy Policy describes the categories of information collected by us. You have the option to not provide information; however, withholding information may prevent you from being able to use some of the features of the Website1. Information We Collect: This section of our Privacy Policy describes the categories of information collected by us. You have the option to not provide information; however, withholding information may prevent you from being able to use some of the features of the Website
    • Information Collected During The Registration Process: In our registration process, we shall collect and store your contact and other personal information, including without limitation your name, email address, phone number, etc. to enable you to use the Website and/or send you materials or information about the Website and/or us.
    • Information Collected Automatically: Whenever you visit the Website, we automatically collect some information about your use of the Website. For example, we automatically collect your IP address, for our internal use only, such as to help us diagnose problems with our server and administer the Website. We also automatically track certain information about your activities on the Website such as the type of web browser you are using and click stream data. If you are a registered Website user, we link this automatically-collected data to the personally identifiable information we collect about you described below. We use this information to do internal research on your interests and to help us better understand and serve you.
    • Information You Send To Us:  If you choose to provide us with personal/specific/individual information, such as by sending us an e-mail or by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it to us through the Website, as the case may be, we collect and store the personal/specific/individual information that you provide to us.
    • Information About Your Transactions With Us: In addition, we collect your paid service(s) request(s) information and purchase and payment history.

    Any information collected by us will be used by us to improve our services, website, etc.and may be shared by us with our bona fide third-party partners, affiliates, advertisers, and sponsors. We may also direct users to websites/applications operated by third parties, though we do not guarantee the security of any personal information disclosed on those websites/applications.

  • Cookies and Similar Files: We use “cookies” and files that are similar to cookies. Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers created by your browser at our request and stored in an approved and standardized place on your computer. By transferring these cookies, the Website assigns you a unique user code and record locater. Information about your activity on the Website can then be included in your user record, which is stored within the Website firewall. When you visit or return to the Website, we read the cookie to identify you as one of our users. The cookie also enables us to recall your past activities and tailor site elements for you. No personal/specific/individual information about you is stored on the cookie.

    Most web browsers accept cookies by default, but allow users to reject cookies by changing the browser preferences. If you have set your browser to reject cookies, some aspects of the Website may not work properly.

    This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies and similar files by us only and does not cover the use of cookies and similar files by any third party advertisers or websites or applications linked to the Website. 

  • Use and Disclosure of Information: We use the information that we collect about you to maintain, improve, and administer the Website, operate our business, provide services/products that you request, and inform you about services/products that might be of interest to you.

    In order to carry out certain business functions, we sometimes hire other companies/entities to perform services on our behalf. We may disclose personal/specific/individual information that we collect about you or from you to these companies/entities to enable them to perform these services. In addition, we may share the information we collect with other companies/entities with whom we have joint marketing arrangements. We may also disclose information, including personal/specific/individual information, we collect about you in other circumstances as required or permitted by law. For example, we reserve the right to disclose personal/specific/individual information, including account information, when we believe such disclosure is directed to be made by any appropriate authority- whether in the Republic of India or otherwise- or is appropriate to cooperate with an investigation of activities claimed to be unlawful in such manner as demanded by the law of the land in question, or to enforce our Terms and Conditions (insert hyperlink), or to protect the rights or property of AQS Industries or others.

  • Links to Third Party Websites and/or Applications: While you are visiting or using the Website, you may be presented with links to purchase third party websites or applications. These websites and/or applications are run by independent companies not owned or operated by AQS Industries. If you click on one of the presented third party links, you will be redirected to the site of the third party, and any information you provide in response to the link will be collected and used by the third party. Information you provide to the third party and any dealings you have with the third party will be governed by the privacy and other policies of that third party. AQS Industries shall not be liable in any manner under these circumstances.

  • Data Security and Risks: We implement security measures designed to protect your information from unauthorized access. We further protect your information from potential security breaches by implementing certain technological security measures. However, these measures do not guarantee that your information will not be accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed by breach of such measures and secure server software. By using the Website, you acknowledge that you understand and agree to assume these risks.

  • Changes to this Privacy Policy: This Privacy Policy may change from time to time. AQS Industries may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time by posting a revised Privacy Policy on the Website, such that the latest revised Privacy Policy shall be binding on all users. We reserve the right to modify this Privacy Policy at any time, so please view it frequently.

Terms of Use

PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THIS WEBSITE.

www.aqsit.com (hereinafter referred to as the “Website”) is the official website and sole property of AQS Industries (hereinafter referred to as “Aqsit” or “we” or “our” or “us”). Commercial reproduction, distribution, or transmission of any part or parts of the Website or any information contained therein by any means whatsoever without the prior written permission of AQS Industries is not permitted. Your use of this Website is subject to the Terms and Conditions (hereinafter referred to as “Terms” or “Agreement”) set out below, and your acceptance of, and adherence to, the same. You should read them carefully before going any further. By using the Website in any manner/capacity whatsoever, the user (hereinafter "user" or "you" or “your” or “he/she/” or “his/her” or “he/she/it” or “his/her/its” or “himself/herself/itself”) agrees to the following Terms.

These Terms and Conditions amount to an electronic record in the form of an electronic contract formed under Information Technology Act, 2000 and the rules made thereunder as applicable and the amended provisions pertaining to electronic documents/records in various statutes as amended by the Information Technology Act, 2000. These Terms and Conditions do not require any physical, electronic or digital signature. If you use the Website and avail our services in any way, you accept, agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms and Conditions which form a binding Agreement between you and Aqsit.

This Agreement may be modified from time to time at the sole discretion of Aqsit. It is your responsibility to review the Agreement from time to time. If you continue to use the Website after any changes have been effectuated to these Terms, you thereby provide your consent to the changed practices and terms.

  • Registration:
    In our registration process, we shall ask you for contact and other personal information, including without limitation your name, email address, phone number, etc. to enable you to use the Website and/or send you materials or information about the Website and/or us. We reserve the right to share the information and data submitted by you with our bona fide users and third-party partners, affiliates, advertisers, and sponsors.
  • Privacy Policy:
    The user hereby expressly agrees that the user has read and fully understood the Privacy Policy, which can be found here (insert hyperlinks) and further, agrees to be bound by, the above Privacy Policy.
  • Limitations on Usage:
    The user agrees and undertakes not to reverse engineer, modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, commercialise, or sell any information obtained from the Website and/or Aqsit.
  • User Warranty and Representation
    The user guarantees, warrants, and certifies that the user is the owner of the information or data which the user submits, and that it does not infringe any legal or statutory rights of others, including without limitation intellectual property rights, and that the information or data which the user submits is true, authentic, and accurate. The user further warrants that to his/her knowledge, no action, suit, proceeding, or investigation has been instituted or threatened relating to any information or data submitted on the Website.
  • Exactness Not Guaranteed:We hereby disclaim any guarantees of exactness as to the efficiency of the products/services offered by us directly/indirectly to the users. We make no committed guarantee that the quality of any products, services, information, or other material obtained by you through the Website and/or Aqsit shall be fully in accordance with your expectations, express or otherwise. Please review any information or data you submit prior to its upload. We do not guarantee flawless review and/or verification of the material or information or data submitted by you on the Website. We further, in respect of the material or content or data or information made available on the Website, make no warranty, representation or guarantee as to the content, sequence, accuracy, timeliness, completeness, truthfulness, positioning, or sources thereof. We make no warranty, representation, or guarantee that the information or material or data or content on the Website will be uninterrupted or error free and/or that we shall be in a position to rectify each and every defect that may arise in/on the Website.
  • Intellectual Property Rights:
    Any and all intellectual property rights in all forms (including but not limited to copyright) arising in relation to the Website, including without limitation in its design, text, graphics, audio, etc., and the selection and arrangement thereof belong to Aqsit or its respective licensors. The trademarks, logos and trade names depicted on the Website are proprietary property of, and belong solely to Aqsit, save for any trademarks, logos, and brand names of other third party users or licensors.
  • Links to Third Party Sites:
    The Website may contain links to other websites and applications ("Linked Sites"). The Linked Sites are not under our control and we are not responsible for the contents of any Linked Site, including without limitation any link contained in a Linked Site, or any changes or updates to or to the policies of a Linked Site. We are not responsible for any form of transmission whatsoever received by syou from any Linked Site. The inclusion of any Linked Site does not imply endorsement of, or any association with the operators or owners including the legal heirs or assigns of the owners of the Linked Sites. You are requested to verify the accuracy of all information in your individual capacity before undertaking any reliance on information contained on the Linked Site.
  • Indemnification:
    You agree to indemnify us, defend us, and hold us harmless against any and all losses, liabilities, claims, damages, costs, and expenses (including legal fees and disbursements in connection therewith and interest chargeable thereon)asserted against or incurred by us by virtue of any breach or non-performance of any representation, warranty, covenant, agreement, or obligation to be honoured by you pursuant to these Terms.
  • Disclaimer of Warrant:
    THE WEBSITE AND ITS CONTENTS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT. YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT THE OPERATION OF THE WEBSITE MAY NOT BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR FREE. WHILE WE MAKE REASONABLE EFFORTS TO ACCURATELY DISPLAY THE ATTRIBUTES OF PRODUCTS/SERVICES, WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT SERVICE DESCRIPTIONS ARE ACCURATE, RELIABLE AND ERROR-FREE. REFERENCES AND LINKS TO PRODUCTS OR SERVICES OF INDEPENDENT COMPANIES MAY APPEAR ON THE WEBSITE. THESE REFERENCES AND LINKS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED.
  • Limitation of Liability:
    IN NO EVENT SHALL WE OR OUR LICENSORS, OR OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, OR AGENTS OF OURS OR OF ANY OF THEM, BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, OR FOR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER OR NOT WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF DAMAGE, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE WEBSITE OR OF FAILURE TO PROVIDE PRODUCTS/ SERVICES THAT YOU OPT FOR FROM US OR OUR AFFILIATES, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DAMAGES ARISING FROM MISTAKE, OMISSION, VIRUS, DELAY, OR INTERRUPTION OF SERVICE/PRODUCT. IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE OR RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR CONSEQUENCES ARISING FROM OR RELATED TO YOUR INAPPROPRIATE OR UNAUTHORISED USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ITS CONTENT OR OUR SUPPLIED SERVICES/PRODUCTS.
  • Other Uses of Your Personal Information:
    We may use information or data submitted by you on the Website for opinion and market research and/or for operation/logistical/marketing purposes. Your information may be shared with our affiliates, third-party partners, sponsors, and advertisers. We may also send you other information about us, the Website, our newsletters, etc. We may further store various data about users of the Website generally and use it for various purposes, including ascertaining the general location of the users and usage patterns of certain aspects of the Website for internal purposes.
  • Governing Law and Dispute Resolution:
    The laws of the Republic of India shall be applicable to these Terms/this Agreement and the same shall be construed thereunder such that any dispute arising from/in relation to these Terms/this Agreement shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the competent court(s) in Mumbai, India.

Designer Verification Policy

1. The benefits of designer-verified accounts are exclusively for professional interior designers & architects in business. If unusual activity or any type of abuse is detected, we may ask for further verification or may withdraw any benefits applied.

2. Designer-verified account status is not a permanent condition. AQSIT will quarterly review the account’s order history, website, and/or social media accounts to determine whether the account should maintain its “Verified Designer” status. Notification will be made if the verification status of the account changes in any way.

3. AQSIT is not obligated to maintain the benefits offered and the details of benefits may change under AQSIT’s discretion over time.

Sample Use Terms

Guesswork shouldn’t be a part of creating a space you can boast about. It’s important to hold & assess the materials you plan to use in your clients’ house. For this reason we encourage Users to check out samples and make sure they’re just right. Order samples of your selection and compare them in the comfort of your house or commercial space. It’s FREE OF COST to verified Users. Check Verification Process FAQs here.

There’s nothing like touching & feeling a product! When we do this it’s important to respect the products and return them in a timely manner, so that even if we don’t use the product someone else will.

While in possession of the samples,

1. The User will return the samples within 7 days starting from the date of delivery of the Swatch Kit case, unless discussed with concerned representatives otherwise.

2. The User will not reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, tamper or otherwise attempt to duplicate/reproduce the sample/material.

Sample Damage Policy

1. The User agrees to pay for any damage to, loss of, or any theft (disappearance) of apparel/accessory, regardless of cause or fault.

2. Minor wear & tear is accepted and ignored, on consideration & acceptance by AQSIT.

3. Any damage that results in the sample being unusable in the future will result in a suitable amount being charged to the User and/or the verification status of the account being deleted/revoked with or without notice.

Sample Delivery Terms

1. The sample delivery policy is only applicable for verified interior designers

2. The swatch kit case should be returned with the samples after 7 days of delivery. This time period can be extended by talking to your Project Manager.

3. Only a single Swatch Kit can be ordered per week.

4. Moodboard order can be cancelled only within three hours of order placement.

5. The delivery and return of Sample case is free.

6. The quantity of samples in a Swatch Kit is described below:

7. To order a moodboard, there has to be minimum 5 samples (of same or different categories).

8.The maximum quantity of categories - Glass & mirror, Tiles and Stones (>10mm) cannot be ordered in a single moodboard at a same time. The maximum quantity in this case is 9 samples cumulative. Example: You can order:

  • 3x Glass & Mirror, 3x Tile, 3x Stones(>10mm)
  • 0x Glass & Mirror, 5x Tile, 4x Stones(>10mm)
  • 0x Glass & Mirror, 9x Tile, 0x Stones(>10mm)
  • Or any other combination or lesser

All other categories can be ordered a maximum as specified in column 3

9. Each sample will be delivered in a standard size, to help you assess the color, texture and finish of the actual product. Talk to your Project Manager to arrange a factory visit in special categories like Veneers and Stones.

Public Moodboard Terms

1. The primary function of the platform is to allow Users to create Moodboards for the purpose of:

  • Designing an interior space; and/or
  • Assessing samples; and/or
  • Sourcing materials

2. Users may use material images from the website; or upload their own images in order to create a Moodboard.

3. Each User acknowledges that Moodboards that are made public are viewable by other Users and may be:

  • Saved by other Users on their profile;
  • Used by the company to promote the platform

4. All requests for making moodboard public will be evaluated by AQSIT according to the guidelines.

5. Requests only from Designer Verified accounts would be made public.

6. AQSIT has the final say over whether Moodboard is according to guidelines. If you repost moodboards that’s been rejected or continue to post content that violates these guidelines your account may be suspended or removed.

Guidelines for Public Moodboard

All requests for public moodboard would be evaluated by AQSIT based on the following rules/terms:

1. Each moodboard must be based on a particular theme or for a particular room.

2. Each moodboard must consist of minimum one material for flooring and minimum one for walls.

3. Materials from a single category is not allowed.

4. Relevant tags (if any) should be used.

Community Guidelines

AQSIT is a platform for Interior designers, Architects & related professionals to showcase their design tastes and to discover the material combinations of others. To keep the community quality high please follow these guidelines when posting content on this website.

Your comments and photos, as well as your profile are all subject to the Community Guidelines. AQSIT has the final say over the content to be visible on the website.

  • I’ll upload moodboards I have created
  • I’ll upload design relevant moodboards
  • I won’t post inappropriate content
  • Respect other Users
  • Comment Guidelines