Terms and Conditions


Terms of Use

Welcome to the website of Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. This website is owned and operated by Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. By visiting our website and accessing the information, resources, services, products, and tools we provide, you understand and agree to accept and adhere to the following terms and conditions as stated in this policy (hereinafter referred to as the ‘Agreement’), along with the terms and conditions as stated in our Privacy Policy (please refer to the Privacy Policy section below for more information).

We reserve the right to change this Agreement from time to time with/without notice. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Agreement periodically to familiarize yourself with any modifications. Your continued use of this site after such modifications will constitute acknowledgement and agreement of the modified terms and conditions.
PLEASE READ THIS TERMS OF SERVICE AGREEMENT CAREFULLY. BY USING THIS WEBSITE OR ORDERING PRODUCTS FROM THIS WEBSITE YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT.
This Agreement governs your use of this website - course.thannal.com (hereinafter referred to as the ‘Website’), for various purposes like learning, for purchase on this Website, or your purchase of available goods or products on this Website. This Agreement includes and incorporates by this reference, the policies and guidelines referred below. Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. reserves the right to change or revise the terms and conditions of this Agreement at any time by posting any changes or a revised Agreement on this Website. Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. will/will not alert you that changes or revisions have been made by indicating on the top of this Agreement the date it was last revised. The changed or revised Agreement will be effective immediately after it is posted on this Website. Your use of the Website following the posting of any such changes or of a revised Agreement will constitute your acceptance of any such changes or revisions. Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. encourages you to review this Agreement whenever you visit the Website to make sure that you understand the terms and conditions governing use of the Website. This Agreement does not alter in any way the terms or conditions of any other written agreement you may have with for other products or services. If you do not agree to this Agreement (including any referenced policies or guidelines), please immediately terminate your use of the Website.

Responsible Use and Conduct
In order to access our Resources, products or services you may be required to provide certain information about yourself (such as identification, email, phone number, contact details, etc.) as part of the registration process, or as part of your ability to use the Resources, products or services. You agree that any information you provide will always be accurate, correct, and up to date.
You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of any login information associated with any account you use to access our Resources, products or services. Accordingly, you are responsible for all activities that occur under your accounts.
Accessing (or attempting to access) any of our Resources, products or services by any means other than through the means we provide, is strictly prohibited. You specifically agree not to access (or attempt to access) any of our Resources, products or services through any automated, unethical or unconventional means.
Engaging in any activity that disrupts or interferes with our Resources, products or services including the servers and/or networks to which our Resources, products and services are located or connected, is strictly prohibited. Attempting to copy, duplicate, reproduce, sell, trade, or resell our Resources, products or services is strictly prohibited.
You are solely responsible for any consequences, losses, or damages that we may directly or indirectly incur or suffer due to any unauthorized activities conducted by you, as explained above, and may incur criminal or civil liability.

Privacy:
Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. believes strongly in protecting user privacy, which is why a separate Privacy Policy have been created in order to explain in detail how we collect, manage, process, secure, and store your private information. Please refer to privacy policy, incorporated by reference herein, that is posted on the Website.

Terms of Offer:
This Website offers for sale certain resources, products and services (hereinafter referred to as ‘resources, products or services’) for spreading awareness about natural building among the masses and facilitate learning in this field. By placing an order for any product or service for through this Website, you agree to the terms set forth in this Agreement.

Proprietary Rights:
Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. has proprietary rights and trade secrets in the products sold through this website. You may not copy, reproduce, resell or redistribute any Product manufactured and/or distributed by Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd., without obtaining a written permission from the founders of Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. also has rights to all trademarks and trade dress and specific layouts of this webpage, including calls to action, text placement, images and other information.

Taxes: If you purchase any products from Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd., you will be responsible for paying the applicable taxes. (GST)

Content, Intellectual Property, Third Party Links:
In addition to making available resources, products and services, this Website also offers information and marketing materials. This Website also offers information, both directly and through indirect links to third-party websites, about Natural Building Construction and Natural Living methods (kind of information). Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. does not always create the information offered on this Website; instead the information can be also gathered from other sources. To the extent that Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. does create the content on this Website, such content is protected by intellectual property laws of the India, foreign nations, and international bodies. Unauthorized use of the material may violate copyright, trademark, and/or other laws. You acknowledge that your use of the content on this Website is for personal and non-commercial use. Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. reserve the rights to use Any links to third-party websites are provided solely as a convenience to you. Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. does not endorse the contents on any such third-party websites. Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. is not responsible for the content of or any damage that may result from your access to or reliance on these third-party websites and information. If you link to third-party websites, you do so at your own risk.

Use of Website:
Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. is not responsible for any damages resulting from use of this website by anyone. You will not use the Website for illegal purposes. You will abide by all applicable local, state, national, and international laws and regulations in your use of the Website (including laws regarding intellectual property), not interfere with or disrupt the use and enjoyment of the Website by other users, not resell material on the Website, not engage, directly or indirectly, in transmission of "spam", chain letters, junk mail or any other type of unsolicited communication, and not defame, harass, abuse, or disrupt other users of the Website.

License:
By using this Website, you are granted a limited, non-exclusive, non-transferable right to use the content and materials on the Website in connection with your normal, non-commercial use of the Website. 

  1. attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on the School’s web site;
  2. remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
  3. transfer the materials to another person or 'mirror' the materials on any other server.
  4. This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by Company at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

You may not copy, reproduce, transmit, distribute, use content for commercial or non-commercial purpose, publically display content for commercial or non-commercial purpose or create derivative works of such content or information without express written authorization from Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. or the applicable third party (if third party content is at issue). You shall not attempt to change or misuse the data or manipulate the content. 

Blogs:
We may provide various open communication tools on our website, such as blog comments, blog posts, public chat, forums, message boards, newsgroups, product ratings and reviews, various social media services (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, WhatsApp, Telegram etc.) You understand that generally we do not pre-screen or monitor the content posted by users of these various communication tools, which means that if you choose to use these tools to submit any type of content to our website, then it is your personal responsibility to use these tools in a responsible and ethical manner. By posting information or otherwise using any open communication tools as mentioned, you agree that you will not upload, post, share, or otherwise distribute any content that is illegal, threatening, defamatory, abusive, harassing, degrading, intimidating, fraudulent, deceptive, invasive, racist, or contains any type of suggestive, inappropriate, or explicit language; infringes on any trademark, patent, trade secret, copyright, or other proprietary right of any party; contains any type of unauthorized or unsolicited advertising; impersonates any person or entity, including any / employees or representatives.

We have the right at our sole discretion to remove any content that, we feel in our judgment does not comply with this User Agreement, along with any content that we feel is otherwise offensive, harmful, objectionable, inaccurate, or violates any 3rd party copyrights or trademarks. We are not responsible for any delay or failure in removing such content. If you post content that we choose to remove, you hereby consent to such removal, and consent to waive any claim against us.

We do not assume any liability for any content posted by you or any other 3rd party users of our website. However, any content posted by you using any open communication tools on our website, provided that it doesn't violate or infringe on any 3rd party copyrights or trademarks, becomes the property of Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd., and as such, gives us a perpetual, irrevocable, worldwide, royalty-free, exclusive license to reproduce, modify, adapt, translate, publish, publicly display and/or distribute as we see fit. This only refers and applies to content posted via open communication tools as described, and does not refer to information that is provided as part of the registration process, necessary in order to use our Resources. All information provided as part of our registration process is covered by our Privacy Policy.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless a digital property of and its parent Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. and affiliates, and their founders, employees, donors, and spokespersons from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys' fees, resulting from any violation of this User Agreement or the failure to fulfill any obligations relating to your account incurred by you or any other person using your account. We reserve the right to take over the exclusive defense of any claim for which we are entitled to indemnification under this User Agreement. In such event, you shall provide us with such cooperation as is reasonably requested by us.

Posting:
By posting, storing, or transmitting any content on the Website, you hereby grant a perpetual, worldwide, non-exclusive, royalty free, assignable, right and license to use, copy, display, perform, create derivative works from, distribute, have distributed, transmit and assign such content in any form, in all media now known or hereinafter created, anywhere in the world. Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. does not have the ability to control the nature of the user-generated content offered through the Website. You are solely responsible for your interactions with other users of the Website and any content you post. Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. is not liable for any damage or harm resulting from any posts by or interactions between users. Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. reserves the right, but has no obligation, to monitor interactions between and among users of the Website and to remove any content deems objectionable, in Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd.'s sole discretion.

Disclaimer of Warranties:
Your use of this website and/or are at your sole risk. The website and the product, resources and/or services offered through it are offered on an "as is" and "as available" basis. Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement with respect to the or website content, or any reliance upon or use of the website content or any resources, even which is in ‘trial’ period. 
Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. without limiting the generality of the foregoing, makes no warranty that the information provided on this website is accurate, reliable, complete, or timely, that the links to third-party websites are to information that is accurate, reliable, complete, or timely.
Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. cannot be held liable for any advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from this website will create any warranty not expressly stated herein as to the results that may be obtained from the use of the products or that defects in products will be corrected regarding any purchased or obtained through the website. Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties, so some of the above exclusions may not apply to you.

Limitation Of Liability
Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd.’s entire liability, and your exclusive remedy, in law, in equity, or otherwise, with respect to the website content / and/or for any breach of this agreement is solely limited to the amount you paid, less shipping and handling charges, for purchased via this website.
Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. will not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages in connection with this agreement &/or in any manner, including liabilities resulting from: the use or the inability to use the website content / ; the cost of procuring substitute content / ; any information obtained / purchased or transactions entered into through the website; or any lost profits you allege.
Some jurisdictions do not allow the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages so some of the above limitations may not apply to you.
Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd.’s conjunction with the Limitation of Liability as explained above, you expressly understand and agree that any claim against us shall be limited to the amount you paid, if any, for buying the product or service or supporting us. Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. will not be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, consequential or exemplary loss or damages which may be incurred by you as a result of using our Resources / , or as a result of any changes, data loss or corruption, cancellation, loss of access, or downtime to the full extent that applicable limitation of liability laws apply.

Indemnification:
You will release, indemnify, defend and hold harmless Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd., and any of its founders, employees, and spokespersons from all liabilities, claims, damages, costs and expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees and expenses, of third parties relating to or arising out of this Agreement or the breach of your warranties, representations and obligations under this Agreement; the Website content or your use of the Website content; the resources/products/services or your use of the resources/products/services (including Trial); any intellectual property or other proprietary right of any person or entity; your violation of any provision of this Agreement; or any information or data you supplied to Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd.
When Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. is threatened with suit or sued by a third party, we may seek written assurances from you concerning your promise to indemnify Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd.; your failure to provide such assurances may be considered by to be a material breach of this Agreement. Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. will have the right to participate in any defense by you of a third-party claim related to your use of any of the Website content / resources / product / services, with the counsel of Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd.’s choice at its expense. Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. will reasonably cooperate in any defense by you of a third-party claim at your request and expense. You will have sole responsibility to defend against any claim, but you must receive Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd.’s prior written consent regarding any related settlement. The terms of this provision will survive any termination or cancellation of this Agreement or your use of the Website content / resources / product / services.

Copyrights / Trademarks
All content and materials available on Thannal.com, including but not limited to text, graphics, website name, code, images and logos are the intellectual property of Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. and are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law. Any inappropriate use, including but not limited to the reproduction, distribution, display or transmission of any content on this site is strictly prohibited, unless specifically authorized by founders of Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd..

Agreement To Be Bound
BY USING THIS WEBSITE OR RESOURCES / PRODUCTS / SERVICES SPECIFIED ON IT, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU HAVE READ AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THIS AGREEMENT AND ALL TERMS AND CONDITIONS ON THIS WEBSITE.

General Clause:
Force Majeure: Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. will not be deemed in default hereunder or held responsible for any cessation, interruption or delay in the performance of its obligations hereunder due to power outage, electronic system failure, pandemic outbreaks, internet outage, lockdowns, earthquake, flood, fire, storm, natural disaster, act of God, war, terrorism, armed conflict, labour strike, lockout, or boycott.

Cessation of Operation: Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. may at any time, in its sole discretion and without advance notice to you, cease operation of the Website and distribution of the contents and products in it.

Entire Agreement: This Agreement comprises the entire agreement between you and Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. and supersedes any prior agreements pertaining to the subject matter contained herein.

Governing Law:
This website is controlled by from our offices located in the states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, India. It can be accessed by most countries around the world. As each country has laws that may differ from those of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, India, by accessing our website, you agree that the statutes and laws of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, India, without regard to its conflict of law principles to the contrary. Neither you nor anyone else can prosecute any suit, proceeding or claim to enforce the provisions of this Agreement, to recover damages for breach of or default of this Agreement, or otherwise arising under or by reason of this Agreement, other than in courts located in State of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, India.
By using this Website for ordering products and courses on this website, you consent to the jurisdiction and venue of such courts in connection with any action, suit, proceeding or claim arising under or by reason of this Agreement. You hereby waive any right to trial by jury arising out of this Agreement and any related documents.
This website is controlled by Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. from our office located in the state of Tamil Nadu & Kerala, India. It can be accessed by most countries around the world.
As each country has laws that may differ from those of states of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, India, by accessing our website, you agree that the statutes and laws of Tamil Nadu and Kerala, India without regard to the conflict of laws of the United Nations Convention on the International Sales of Goods, to the contrary, will apply to all matters relating to the use of this website and the purchase of any products or any service through this site.
Furthermore, any action to enforce this User Agreement shall be brought in the courts having jurisdiction over such issue, located in Tamil Nadu or Kerala, India. You hereby agree to judgement passed by such courts and waive any right to jurisdictional, venue, or inconvenient forum objections to such courts.

Effect of Waiver:
The failure of to exercise or enforce any right or provision of this Agreement will not constitute a waiver of such right or provision. If any provision of this Agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, the parties nevertheless agree that the court should endeavour to give effect to the parties' intentions as reflected in the provision and the other provisions of this Agreement remain in full force and effect.

Statute of Limitation:
You agree that regardless of any statute or law to the contrary, any claim or cause of action arising out of or related to use of the Website or our product sold through this website, this Agreement must be filed within one (1) year after such claim or cause of action arose else be forever barred.

Waiver of Class Action Rights:
BY ENTERING INTO THIS AGREEMENT, YOU HEREBY IRREVOCABLY WAIVE ANY RIGHT YOU MAY HAVE TO JOIN CLAIM WITH THOSE OF OTHERS IN THE FORM OF A CLASS ACTION OR SIMILAR PROCEDURAL DEVICE. ANY CLAIMS ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT MUST BE ASSERTED INDIVIDUALLY.

Termination:
Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. reserves the right to terminate your access to the Website if it reasonably believes, in its sole discretion, that you have breached any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Following termination, you will not be permitted to use the Website and may, in its sole discretion and without advance notice to you, cancel any outstanding orders for any of our products or services. If your access to the Website is terminated, Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. reserves the right to exercise whatever means it deems necessary to prevent unauthorized access of the Website. This Agreement will survive indefinitely unless and until Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. chooses, in its sole discretion and without advance notice to you, to terminate it.

Domestic Use:
Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. makes no representation that the Website or products are appropriate or available for use in locations outside India. Users who access the Website from outside India do so at their own risk and initiative and must bear all responsibility for compliance with any applicable local laws.

Cancellation And Refund:
Cancellation and Refund as per specific policy of the particular product and service set by Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd..
Books / Products / Learning courses online, purchased through this website will not have any cancellation or refunds once ordered. Kindly purchase a product after making sure you want it through watching a trial version of it.
Workshops hosted at our campus or any other location by Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. founders or employees will follow its own cancellation policy. 

Guarantee:
Unless otherwise expressed, all the methods and techniques said in this website may or may not suite to the conditions existing on your land. All the methods described in this website are followed at the risk of the owner. We recommend everyone to do enough testing by doing small scale sample with your available materials before doing actual construction.
Unless otherwise expressed, & expressly disclaims all warranties and conditions of any kind, whether express or implied, including, but not limited to the implied warranties and conditions of merchantability, fitness of content / for a particular purpose and non-infringement.

Assignment:
You may not assign your rights and obligations under this Agreement to anyone. Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. may assign its rights and obligations under this Agreement in its sole discretion and without advance notice to you.
BY USING THIS WEBSITE OR ORDERING FROM THIS WEBSITE YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY ALL OF THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF THIS AGREEMENT.

Choice/Opt-Out
Thannal.com provides all users with the opportunity to opt-out of receiving non-essential (promotional, marketing-related) communications from us on behalf of our partners, and from us in general, after setting up an account. To remove your contact information from all Thannal.com lists and newsletters, Please communicate through the form in ‘contact us’ page.

Contact Information:
If you have any questions or comments about these our Terms of Service as outlined above, you can contact us at: thannalbhm ‘at’ gmail.com

Mission of course.thannal.com is to host a platform for learning and sharing knowledge of Indian Natural Buildings, through electronic devices. We are trying to publish our content in different languages, so that more common men can be made aware about the traditional natural building methods. From this awareness comes the empowerment to build with zero cement and steel, which currently is almost impossible in the minds of many in the country.
We intend to keep the exclusive rights of the books reserved with the Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd. to stop piracy. There are many free resources on the site for learning, but If you have not purchased ‘paid’ content / course, kindly do not use such a copy and let us know at the immediate the source from where you have acquired a copy. 
In such circumstances it is necessary for you to remove / delete the product from your device and other storage media immediately. Failure to do so will attract penal liability & you are committing offence and thus will result into legal action.

To protect our products against piracy, we keep track of the device ids where the product is legally downloaded. This information is stored and tracked from our centralized system.
Thank you for your support to avoid piracy. It will help researchers, artisans, authors and publishers at Thannal Natural Homes Pvt. Ltd.

This is a platform for sharing knowledge in natural buildings based on the traditional shelter-making methods in India. The age-old practice of using natural materials available from the surroundings in a way without causing harm to nature is revived. The addition of plant and animal derivatives made these homes durable for centuries.

Erikarai
Pandithapattu
Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, India - 606603