Terms & Conditions

Welcome to Valliappa Foundation's website. This website www.valliappafoundation.org is created by Valliappa Foundation, a trust established under the Indian Trust Act, with its registered office located in Salem and its branches are in Bangalore, Chennai, and Hyderabad.


Valliappa Foundation brings quality education to the rural sector and the country's unprivileged youth. In a similar capacity, Valliappa Foundation collaborates with organizations and institutions to perform research to enhance basic education at all levels, resulting in fair work opportunities for all eligible applicants.

Valliappa Foundation defines the website's user terms and conditions, which include the following:

Terms of Service:

  • To use the services of this website, you must first register. Registration with Valliappa Foundation is free. When you register, you agree to provide true, accurate and complete information about you/entity which you represent. You agree to update this information as and when changes occur.
  • This Service is offered to you conditioned on your acceptance, without modification, of the terms, conditions, and notices contained in this agreement and any operating rules, policies, and procedures that may be published from time to time on the Valliappa Foundation website. Your registration is not transferable, and any transfer or attempted transfer to another party is null and void. If you know or suspect that anyone other than you knows your identification code or password or other security information, you must promptly notify us via an email to info@valliappafoundation.org.
  • By using our website and digital platform/our service, you agree to follow the terms and conditions set out in these terms of service. We reserve the right to change these terms if required and without prior notice. You are deemed to have accepted all changes if you continue to use our website after the terms of service have been updated.
  • You consent to use this website only for legal purposes, without infringing on the rights of others or limiting or inhibiting their use of the website.
  • This site and its contents, such as names, photographs, and logos relating to Valliappa Foundation, are given without any express or implied endorsement or guarantee. Valliappa Foundation has built and owns all of the assets. Valliappa Foundation will not be responsible for any direct, incidental, or consequential damages, or any other damages, resulting from the use of our website. We would not be held liable in the event of such a loss.
  • The service is provided on an "as is" basis without any express or implied warranty of any kind including warranties of merchantability, non-infringement of intellectual property, copyright, or fitness for any particular purpose. Valliappa Foundation makes no warranty that the functions contained in the material on this site will be uninterrupted or error-free, that defects will be fixed, or that this site or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs, or that the materials reflect the full functionality, accuracy, completeness and reliability of the materials.
  • All Intellectual property Rights including trademarks, service marks, logos and trade names on this Site, whether registered or unregistered, information, data, software, tools are proprietary to Valliappa Foundation or to other companies where so indicated. Without prior permission from Valliappa Foundation, commercial use or publishing of all or any of the items displayed on the website is strictly prohibited. Nothing in this document can be construed as granting by Valliappa Foundation any permission to use any of the website content.
  • Documents can be copied for personal use only if the copyright and source marks are copied as well, no changes are made, and the document is copied completely. However, with the permission of the related copyright owners, some documents and images have been published on this site (who are not from Valliappa Foundation). All rights to these documents are reserved, and permission to copy them must be obtained from the copyright owners (sources are listed inside the documents/photographs).
  • Our website may provide links to third party service providers’ websites/portals. Valliappa Foundation is not responsible for the content of third-party websites. Other websites to which we have links are owned and run by third parties over whom Valliappa Foundation has no control. The inclusion of links to other websites does not imply that Valliappa Foundation approves or endorses these third-party websites or its material. We disclaim all responsibility for any claims, material, products, or services that are published on or accessible via third-party websites. You should read the terms and privacy policies of such websites before using them.
  • Any communication or material you send to, or post on, any public area of the website, including any data, queries, comments, suggestions, or the like, is non-confidential and non-proprietary information and will be treated as such. Exercise caution while posting any material or information on the website.
  • If these terms and conditions are not agreed by you in their entirety, you must immediately stop using this site/service. You can cancel the registration and terminate this agreement and use of our services any time by sending an email to info@valliappafoundation.org.
  • Valliappa Foundation would not be held liable for any conflicts that arise as a result of the use of its website.
  • The website service of Valliappa Foundation is a social service offered by The Sona Group. No fee is charged to the users of our services. Users shall be solely responsible for the services availed through the website. As a result, Valliappa Foundation will not be held liable for damages or losses of any kind, including loss of reputation caused to you, by accessing the website or using our services.
  • This Agreement does not create any Agency or other relationship between the users and Valliappa Foundation.

Refund and Cancellation Policy

We make our refund and cancellation policy for donations collected for a social cause on the payment gateway available as follows:

Any donor who makes an online donation through the online payment gateway will not be eligible for a refund or cancellation of the amount donated. A gift for a good cause cannot be refunded to the donor.

General Terms

  • Severability: In the event that any provision of the Terms shall, in whole or in part, be determined to be invalid, unenforceable or void for any reason, such determination shall affect only the portion of such provision determined to be invalid, unenforceable or void, and shall not affect in any way the remainder of such provision or any other provision of the Terms. Should any portion of this terms and conditions be found invalid by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remaining provisions of terms and conditions hereof shall continue in full force and effect.
  • Waiver: The failure of Valliappa Foundation to exercise or enforce any right or provision of the Terms of Service shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
  • Entire Agreement: The Terms of Service constitutes the entire agreement between you and Valliappa Foundation and govern your use of the Service, superseding any prior agreements between you and Valliappa Foundation (including, but not limited to, any prior versions of the Terms of Service).
  • Force Majeure: The parties shall be released from their respective obligations in the event of natural calamities, national emergency, war, prohibitive governmental regulation or any other cause beyond the reasonable control of the parties. However, the parties shall pay the amounts due.
  • Notice: Any notice required to be given or otherwise given pursuant to this Agreement by the parties concerned, shall be in writing and shall be sent through email, or hand delivered, mailed by express mail, Government postal service, or sent by recognized courier service to the address mentioned in the website in case of Valliappa Foundation and to the address provided by the user. Valliappa Foundation may also provide notices to users by simply posting the notice on the website.
  • Interpretation: In this Agreement, Headings are for reference purposes only and in no way define, limit, construe or describe the scope or extent of such section; singular includes the plural and vice-versa; reference to a person includes any corporation or body corporate; a reference to this Agreement means this Agreement as amended, novated, supplemented, varied or replaced from time to time.
  • Governing Law: These terms and conditions are governed by and interpreted in accordance with Indian laws.
  • Dispute Resolution: In case of any dispute arising out of the terms or the interpretation of this Agreement, and the parties are unable to resolve the dispute through mutual discussion, the same shall be resolved through binding arbitration in accordance with the provisions of Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, and amendments thereto. The language of arbitration shall be English and the seat of arbitration shall be Bengaluru, Karnataka State, India.


If you have any complaints or require any clarification regarding these terms, please submit your complaints or queries via email to info@valliappafoundation.org