1. General Provisions
1.1. Howzzthat Retail India Private Limited (hereinafter referred to as Howzzthat) offers the Internet user (hereinafter referred to as the User) to use the Howzzthat search engine to search for information of interest to him posted on the Internet. The service is available at: https://www.Howzzthat.com (hereinafter – the “Service”).
1.3. Starting to use the Service / its individual functions, the User is considered to have accepted these Terms, as well as the conditions of all the above documents, in full, without any reservations or exceptions. In case of disagreement of the User with any of the provisions of these documents, the User is not entitled to use the Service.
1.4. These Terms may be changed by Howzzthat without any special notice, the new version of the Terms comes into force from the moment it is posted on the Internet at the address indicated in this paragraph, unless otherwise provided by the new version of the Terms. The current edition of the Terms is always on the page at: https://Howzzthat.ru/legal/termsofuse .
1.5. In the event that Howzzthat has made any changes to these Terms in the manner provided for in clause 1.4. of these Terms with which the User does not agree, he is obliged to stop using the Service.
1.6. All currently existing functions of the Service, as well as any development thereof and / or the addition of new ones, are the subject of these Terms.
2. Use of the Service. Separate functions of the Service
2.4. Howzzthat reserves the right not to service requests from any Users, websites and programs that violate the terms of this License.
2.5.1. The function of warning the user about websites containing pages whose visit can be potentially dangerous for the User (hereinafter referred to as “Potentially dangerous sites”), for example, pages containing malicious code (hereinafter referred to as the “Function”), is provided by Howzzthat on the terms “as there is”. Potentially dangerous sites can also be lowered during ranking or excluded from the Service database. Information about the potential danger of a particular site, as well as the estimated degree of such danger and its nature (hereinafter referred to as the Information) is provided by Howzzthat partners or determined by Howzzthat using its own methods. Howzzthat does not explain the grounds for classifying a website as potentially dangerous. Howzzthat does not guarantee the compliance of the Function with the goals and expectations of the User, uninterrupted and error-free operation of the Function, nor does it guarantee the accuracy of the Information (in particular, it does not guarantee that websites that are not flagged as potentially dangerous do not contain any malicious code, and vice versa). The user must independently assess the risks and independently bear all responsibility for his actions related to the use of the Information. Howzzthat is not responsible and does not compensate for any damage, direct or indirect, caused to the site owner, User or third parties as a result of the use or inability to use the Function, as well as as a result of the use or inability to use the Information, including, but not limited to, losses caused inaccuracy of the information provided. really do not contain any malicious code, and vice versa). The user must independently assess the risks and independently bear all responsibility for his actions related to the use of the Information. Howzzthat is not responsible and does not compensate for any damage, direct or indirect, caused to the site owner, User or third parties as a result of the use or inability to use the Function, as well as as a result of the use or inability to use the Information, including, but not limited to, losses caused inaccuracy of the information provided. really do not contain any malicious code, and vice versa). The user must independently assess the risks and independently bear all responsibility for his actions related to the use of the Information. Howzzthat is not responsible and does not compensate for any damage, direct or indirect, caused to the site owner, User or third parties as a result of the use or inability to use the Function, as well as as a result of the use or inability to use the Information, including, but not limited to, losses caused inaccuracy of the information provided.
2.5.2. All comments and / or complaints related to the work of the Function should be sent through the feedback form: https://Howzzthat.com/support/search/troubleshooting/feedback.html .
2.5.3. Howzzthat has the right, without notice at its sole discretion, to terminate or suspend the provision of Information without giving reasons.
2.6. Some links to sites displayed in search results may be accompanied by special tags that provide additional information about the site and / or its characteristics. Special tags can be automatically assigned to the site based on the automatic processing of user activity data, or may contain explanations about the source of such information. Special tags are placed and provided to Users on an “as is” basis. Howzzthat is not responsible for the accuracy of placing a special tag and the accuracy of additional information about the site, as well as for decisions made by users based on such tags. Detailed information about the values of special tags is published at: https://Howzzthat.com/support/webmaster/search-results/tags.html .
2.7. Some links to sites and interactive search elements displayed in the search results may be accompanied by a button to call the contact form, through which the User can interact with Howzzthat partners regarding the provision of services, information, and other actions as directed by the User related to goods / services offered on the site by reference. Howzzthat is not a participant in the relationship between the User and the Howzzthat partner, and therefore is not responsible for the actions associated with the processing by the Howzzthat partner of the information transmitted by the User, and also does not guarantee the quality, accuracy, correctness, legality of the actions of the Howzzthat partner.
In order to implement quality control, as well as in the framework of fulfilling the requirements of the law, Howzzthat carries out the storage of message history between Users and Partners through the appropriate functions of the Service. Howzzthat access to the message history is possible for the specified purposes at the request of the interaction participants and in cases established by law.
The following user data can be transferred to Howzzthat partners on an anonymous basis (without reference to the user account): geolocation data (device locality), the search query of the user, from the search results for which the user switched to the partner’s contact form.
The presence of a form call button near the site does not affect its position in the search results.
2.8. Howzzthat reserves the right, at its discretion, to restrict the User’s access to the Service (or to certain functions of the Service, if technologically possible) using his account or to completely block the User’s account in case of repeated violation of these Terms (if the User accesses the Service under the account), or apply other measures to the User in order to comply with legal requirements or the rights and legitimate interests of third parties.
3. Website Indexing
3.1. Howzzthat indexes pages of websites created by third parties. Howzzthat is not responsible for the quality and content of such pages. Indexing is performed by the Howzzthat search engine robot in automatic mode in accordance with certain algorithms, which does not imply a preliminary or subsequent assessment of the content of the pages of websites (moderation) for its compliance with legal, ethical or moral standards, as well as other censorship. Howzzthat is also not responsible for the presence/absence, content and quality of any offers for the provision of services, the purchase of goods, etc., which may be available to the User on the websites of third parties indexed by Howzzthat, as well as for any kind of losses that the User may incur taking advantage of such offers.
3.2. Changes on the pages of websites are monitored by the Howzzthat robot in automatic mode (reindexing is performed) in order to update search results. However, any information, materials posted on the pages of websites of third parties can be changed at any time by the owner of this or that page. Howzzthat does not track such changes for each of the websites and is not responsible for them.
3.3. Howzzthat does not guarantee the User that the answer to his search query will be exhaustive and that the User will receive all information available on the Internet on a topic of his interest, and is also not responsible for the absolute accuracy/relevance of links to pages of websites presented in the search results of the Service by a specific request of the User.
3.4. Howzzthat connects to the Service base all Indian-language and Indian-oriented website pages. At the same time, Howzzthat has the right to independently decide which website should and which should not be included in the Service database.
3.5. The ranking of results, as part of the indexing and search process, takes place completely automatically in accordance with established relevance criteria, which can be changed to improve the quality of the search at Howzzthat’s discretion. Howzzthat understands relevance as the best match of search results for a specific request to the interests of users who are looking for information, which may generally not coincide with the interests of site owners or individual Users. The page with the search results may contain advertisements, accompanied by special marks and / or external design, to distinguish ads from displayed on the page of search results.
3.6. Howzzthat does not manipulate the positions of websites in the search results of the Service for any requests of the User (keywords), never sells such positions to anyone and does not guarantee the invariability of the position of a website in the search results for a specific request of the User.
3.7. “Search spam” means attempts to deceive the search engine of the Service and manipulate its results in order to change the position of a website in the search results. Web sites that use “search spam” may be lowered during ranking or excluded from the Service database due to the impossibility of ranking them correctly.
3.8. Howzzthat does not comment on the exclusion of websites from the Service database and / or changes in their position, does not notify of such actions, and does not give any guarantees and terms for their repeated inclusion in the Service database/changes in their position.
3.9. Howzzthat also has the right not to provide an exhaustive list of “search spam” methods that may cause the website to be excluded from the Service database and / or to change its position. More detailed information can be found in the following document: “What is the difference between a high-quality site and a poor-quality site from the point of view of Howzzthat?” ( Https://Howzzthat.ru/support/webmaster/Howzzthat-indexing/webmaster-advice.html )
4. Confidentiality and privacy of information
4.2. Howzzthat indexes pages of websites that are publicly available on the Internet – those pages that are accessible by clicking on the link without entering a username and password, and indexing of which is not prohibited in robots.txt of the corresponding website (detailed information can be found in following document: https://Howzzthat.ru/support/webmaster/controlling-robot/robots-txt.xml ). Claims regarding the availability of pages of websites that are open in this sense are not accepted in the Service database.
5. Interactive Search Elements
5.1. Howzzthat may place on the page containing search results, interactive search elements in one of the forms described below or in several forms simultaneously:
5.1.2. Information blocks containing data that Howzzthat invites the user to familiarize themselves with regardless of familiarization with the content of the issuance. These information blocks can be presented in the form of a sujest (quick response to the User’s search query in the line for entering the search query), or in the form of a block anywhere on the page not occupied by search results, or in another way, subject to the rules established by this paragraph. Such blocks are created and posted by Howzzthat and are not part of the search results. The location of such blocks on the page containing the issuance is made with the separation of such blocks from the issuance: by using differences in the design of such a block and issuing and / or by using the location of the block outside the issuance, or by other means.
5.2. Interactive search elements do not affect the functioning of automated search algorithms that function without human intervention and cannot qualify as a tool for highlighting third-party sites with any priorities and advantages in ranking search results.