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Terms & Conditions

This Website is directed at and only meant to be used by you for the purpose of accessing and using the online and offline service provided.

“Soch.in”reserves the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, amend, add, or remove all/ or any portion(s) of these Terms and Conditions at any time without any intimation individually. The visitor/ reader is advised to check these Terms and Conditions periodically for any changes made. Your continued visit and use of the Website following the changes to the terms and conditions will imply that you agree and accept to the changes made. We grant you a personal, non-exclusive, non-transferable, limited privilege to enter and use the Website.

Soch.in is owned and operated by MD Retail India Private Limited.

Please read these terms of use carefully before using this website. If you do not accept these Terms of Use, you are advised not to access or use this Website and the online services provided. By using this Website, you signify your agreement to the Terms of Use as well as the Website's Privacy Policy (which is hereby incorporated by reference herein). Please read these Terms of Use carefully as it is legally binding agreement between you, your heirs and representatives (collectively, “you”, “user”, “Customer”) and MD Retail India Pvt. Ltd. (together with all its affiliates and subsidiaries, referred here as “we”, “our”, or “us”). These Terms of Use along with the Privacy Policy extends to users who visits the Website but do not transact business on the Website ("Users") as well as users who are registered and are authorized by the Website to transact business on the Website ("Members"). The Company reserves the right to modify or terminate any portion of the Website or the Services offered by the Company for any reason, without notice and without any liability to you or to any third party. You are responsible for regularly reviewing the Terms of Use so that you are updated of any changes in the terms of use. Nothing in the Terms of Use should be construed to confer any rights to third party beneficiaries.

At the time of registration the User must be at least eighteen years old. We reserve the right to refuse service/registration to any person at any point of time without giving any prior notice and without assigning any reason whatsoever.

Shipping Policy

Unlike many other e- commerce websites that have special rules and lots of fine print, Soch has a transparent and clear shipping policy for all orders placed on our website, without any special exceptions.

Before placing an order, we always advise our customers to go through the description of the product thoroughly on the product page.

Soch offers to provide FREE shipping on every order more than Rs. 999/- for most of the locations within India. For orders "below or equal to Rs.999.00", shipping charge of Rs.90.00 will be charged. For certain inaccessible and / or locations requiring special arrangement to ship the products within India, the actual shipping charge by the courier company will be charged.

Your order will be shipped to you fully insured.

We urge all customers to inspect the package for any damage or tamper before receiving or signing for receipt.

 “After your product(s) has been successfully placed, booked and packaged, it will be shipped within 24-48 working hours by  Delhivery / Aramex. The expected time frame for the delivery of the booked products to the shipping address is between 3-7 business days.”

However, notwithstanding the foregoing during high volume orders i.e during the festive season and RDS (Red Dot Sale) the orders shall be delivered within 10- 12 working days.  

Different products have different lead times for delivery depending upon the tie up of various manufacturers with various logistic companies.

Delivery of products is not attempted on Sundays or public holiday. “Public Holidays”

Please note all the items will be shipped with an invoice mentioning the price, as per Indian Tax Regulations.

“Depending on the product(s) you purchase on "www.soch.in" and the location to which the products will be delivered, different shipping methods will be available.”Each shipping method has its own restrictions and charges that will be applied to your order.

The lead time for shipping the product will be counted from the day the order will get processed. This is because, sometimes, our order processing team may needs to make verification with the customer who has placed the order generally in case of COD orders. There is a chance that when our customer support team may call you, and you may not be available and our team drops an email to you. Till we receive a reply from you or till the verification is completed, a particular time has already passed. That time will not be counted under the lead time. Only when the order gets processed and the verification is completed, the lead time will be start.

You may track the shipping status of your order on our website, by clicking at Track Your Order section.

Payment Options

To make shopping at Soch easy and convenient, you get to choose your convenient mode of payment from amongst the below mentioned:

  • Cash-on-Delivery at select places
  • Credit Cards
  • Debit Cards
  • Net Banking

Description of Services

This Website provides access to pricing, news and other information services related to apparel and ethnic wear.

Registration

The Website requires, in order to avail the services provided by Soch through its website “www.soch.in”you are required to register as a User by choosing a user name and password for creating an Account. You will be responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the user name and password and the account. You may create your account through your existing Gmail or Facebook account.

Personal Information provided to us like your name and other details, including but not limited to, e-mail, contact number, contact address and customer verification question (example: your mother's maiden name), which will be used for verification purposes will be stored in our database and the confidentiality of the data provided shall be maintained in accordance with the Privacy Laws of India.

Order

Before confirmation of any order(s) placed, Soch may contact you through the Website and ask you a verification question and the order shall be confirmed only after the verification question is answered by the Customer, generally in case of COD orders.

Once the purchase of the item(s) is confirmed by you, Soch will arrange to pack and deliver the product to you.

In case the option of payment selected at the time of making/ opting to pay is by electronic means be it Debit/ Credit/ Net- Banking, “In case the option of payment selected at the time of making/ opting to pay is by electronic means be it Debit Card / Credit Card / Net- Banking” all the orders are considered complete only after the payment has been received by Soch and receipt of payment has been confirmed by our Accounts Division.

In case, you opt to make the payment on Cash- on- delivery basis, the orders shall stand completed once the cash payment has been received by the delivery person and the product/ article ordered is handed over to you and a receiving has been signed by the you or anybody on his/ her behalf.

Product Availability

Due to slow connectivity of Internet, failure in processing of the order due to any technical default, etc. there may be possibilities that the item selected and put in the cart is not available anymore as the same might have been sold to other customer. Such situation occurs in cases of shortage of products/ articles of a particular range/ quality/ price discount offered/ or high demand at that point of time.

In such an event, Soch will call the Customer (provided he is a registered user on the Website) and suggest an alternate product. In case the Customer chooses a different product, Soch shall confirm the new order. If the cost of the new selection is more expensive than the previous one, the Customer shall have to pay the differential amount. If the cost of the new selection is less expensive than the previous one, Soch shall refund the excess amount to the Customer in the manner specified below in this Terms of Use. “Instead of making a replacement in such a way, we can request the customer to return the product and place a fresh order.”

Payment

Soch offers multiple payment options to Customers on the Website:

  1. Online Payment: Customers can make online payments using his/her/ credit/debit card; and we as a merchant shall be under no liability whatsoever in respect of any loss or damage arising directly or indirectly out of the decline of authorization for any Transaction, on Account of the Cardholder having exceeded the pre-set limit mutually agreed by us with our acquiring bank from time to time.
    In the event the bank rejects to honour any payment transaction made by a Customer towards an order, Soch shall have the right to refuse to ship the order to the Customer without any liability whatsoever.
  2. Cash on delivery: Our courier partner supports cash on delivery as a payment option at no additional charges. Customers can opt for this payment mode by selecting the ‘Cash on delivery’ option in the checkout page.

Refunds

Any refunds due by Soch to the Customer shall be made in the following manners:

1. Credit card: The credit card account of the Customer will be re-credited with the refund amount by the Soch without any charge on the Credit Card. The refund amount will be credited to the Customer's account within the time span stipulated by the bank which has issued the credit card; or

2.Cheque or wire transfer: The refund amount shall be deposited into the bank account of the Customer by Soch within ten (10) business days after the receipt of request for refund by the Customer has been approved.

* Note: If you do not receive a credit within this time, please check with your bank and let us know if you face any issues with the same.

* Note: We shall refund the amounts only after we receive the products back and the quality check has been done for the same.

Cancellation & Return Policy

Any order cancellation request will be entertained only before dispatch of the order. Any return request will be entertained only within 30 days from the date of placing the order. No exchange/return request will be allowed after the 30 days period from order date.

*Note: However, the actual credit to your account will depend on your banks processing time. 

Usage of Promo Code by the Company

1.Promo Codes can be redeemed in online and offline modes both.

2.In case you have multiple Promo Codes, in such cases, only 1 (one) promo code can be redeemed per transaction.

3.Promo codes are redeemable on select merchandise, specific orders, or on specific dates and occasions only.

4.Promo codes cannot be used in combination or clubbed with already discounted merchandise, other coupons, promotions, shipping specials, special offers running or other promo codes.

5. Promo codes are strictly free promotional voucher with no monetary value. Promo codes which have a expiry date, cannot be used on the online or offline and will be denied automatically when tried feeding by customer. Soch reserves the right to refuse the usage of any promo code at any point of time.

6.  Promo Code value applies only to the product price and does not apply to shipping charges, sales/ VAT taxes or fees.

7. Promo code values once used/ applied on an order, cannot be reused if the order is canceled.

8.  Soch can at any time ask the Customer for the proof of having received the promo code.

9. Promo codes can be used only on specific orders as deemed fit by ­Soch.

10.Promo codes, at Soch’s discretion are applicable on certain items, on specific orders, or on specific dates and occasions.

11. For offline payment mode the promo code will be accepted only within the date of expiry of the promo code.

12. For a payment received after the expiry of the promo code the discount will not be applicable on that order.

13. Promo codes once used cannot be refunded.

 

Terms & Conditions of use of the website

A. By using this website you represent and warrant that: 

  1. You are 18 years of age or older and that your use of the website and / or services shall not violate any applicable law or regulation. 
  2. All registration information you submit is truthful and accurate and that you agree to maintain the accuracy of such information. 
  3. Your membership is solely for your personal and non-commercial use. Any use of this website or its content other than for personal purposes is prohibited. 
  4. Your personal and non-commercial use of this website shall be subjected to the following restriction (i) you shall not modify any content of the website, including but not limited to, any public display, description, performance, sale, rental, pricing of the product; (ii) you shall not decompile, reverse engineer, or disassemble the content, or (iii) remove any copyright, trademark registration, or other proprietary notices from the content. You further agree not to access or use this website in any manner that may be harmful to the operation of this website or its content
  5. You will not (a) use any product or service available on the website “and / services”for commercial purposes of any kind, or (b) advertise or sell any products, services or otherwise (whether or not for profit), or solicit others (including, without limitation, solicitations for contributions or donations) or use any public forum for commercial purposes of any kind, or (c) use the website and / or services in any way that is unlawful, or harms Soch or any other person or entity, as determined in the Soch sole discretion.
  6. You will not post, submit, upload, distribute, or otherwise transmit or make available any software or other computer files that contain a virus or other harmful component, or otherwise impair or damage the website and / or services or any connected network, or otherwise interfere with any person or entity's use or enjoyment of the website and / or services 
  7. You will not engage in any form of antisocial, disrupting, or destructive acts, including "flaming," "spamming," "flooding," "trolling," "phishing" and "griefing" as those terms are commonly understood and used on the internet.
  8. You will not delete or modify any content of the website and / or services, including but not limited to, legal notices, disclaimers or proprietary notices such as copyright or trademark symbols, logos, that you do not own or have express permission to modify. 
  9. Soch cannot and will not assure that other users are or will be complying with the foregoing rules or any other provisions of this terms of use, and, as between you and Soch, you hereby assume all risk of harm or injury resulting from any such lack of compliance. 
  10. All information, content and material contained in the website and / or services are Soch's copyrighted property. All trademarks, services marks, trade names, and trade dress are proprietary to Soch. No information, content or material from the website and / or services may be copied, reproduced, republished, uploaded, posted, transmitted or distributed in any way without the Soch's express written permission 
  11. You acknowledge that when you access a link that leaves the website, the site you will enter into is not controlled by Soch and different terms of use and privacy policy may apply. By accessing links to other sites, you acknowledge that Soch is not responsible for those sites. Soch reserves the right to disable links from third-party sites to the website, although Soch is under no obligation to do so. 

You expressly understand and agree that: 
The information, content and materials on this website and / or services are provided on an "as is" and "as available" basis. Soch and all its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, employees, agents, partners and licensors disclaim all warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to, implied warranties on merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.

  1. Soch makes all reasonable efforts to display the products listed for sale on its web site(s) as accurately as possible. However, Soch cannot guarantee that your monitor's display of any product color, texture or detail will be accurate. Soch does not warrant that product descriptions or other content are accurate, complete, reliable current or error free. While Soch makes every effort to ensure that the products are described and priced accurately, in the event that an item is deemed to be priced incorrectly, Soch reserves the right to refuse the sale of that item. 
  2. Soch does not warrant that the functions contained in content, information and materials on the website and / or services, including, without limitation any third party sites or services linked to the website and / or services will be uninterrupted, timely or error-free, that the defects will be rectified, or that the website or the servers that make such content, information and materials available are free of viruses or other harmful components. 
  3. Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the website and / or services are accessed at your own risk, and you will be solely responsible for any damage or loss of data that results from such download to your computer system. 

You hereby indemnify, defend, and hold Soch, its distributors, agents, representatives and other authorized users, and each of the foregoing entities' respective resellers, distributors, service providers and suppliers, and all of the foregoing entities' respective officers, directors, owners, employees, agents, representatives, harmless from and against any and all losses, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses (including legal fees and disbursements in connection therewith and interest chargeable thereon) arising from your use of the website.

You expressly understand that under no circumstances, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall the company be liable to you or any other person or entity for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, or consequential damages, including, but not limited to damages for loss of profits, goodwill, use, data or other intangible losses, resulting from circumstances, including but not limited to: (i) the use or the inability to use the website and / or services; or (ii) the cost of procurement of substitute goods and services resulting from any goods, data, information or services purchased or obtained or messages received or transactions entered into through or from the website and / or services or (iii) unauthorized access to or alteration of your transmissions or data; (iv) statements or conduct of any third party on the website and / or services; or (v) any other matter relating to the website and / or services. 

Soch or any of the foregoing entities' respective resellers, distributors, service providers and suppliers be relieved of all its responsibilities, if any, in the event of failure of performance resulting directly or indirectly from an act of force majeure or causes beyond the company's reasonable control including, without limitation, acts of god, war, equipment and technical failures, electrical power failures or fluctuations, strikes, labour disputes, riots, civil disturbances, shortages of labour or materials, natural disasters, orders of domestic or foreign courts or tribunals, non-performance of third parties, or any reasons beyond the reasonable control of the company or any of the foregoing entities' respective resellers, distributors, service providers and suppliers. You further acknowledge and agree that neither the company nor any of the foregoing entities' respective resellers, distributors, service providers and suppliers are responsible or liable for (a) any incompatibility between the website and / or services and any other website, service, software or hardware or (b) any delays or failures you may experience with any transmissions or transactions relating to the website in an accurate or timely manner. 

Some jurisdictions do not allow the exclusion of certain warranties or the limitation or exclusion of liability for incidental or consequential damages. Accordingly, some of the above limitations of sections 14 and 15 may not apply to you.

Each paragraph, clause, sub-clause and provision of this terms of use shall be severable from each other and if for any reason any paragraph, clause, sub-clause or provision is invalid or unenforceable, such invalidity or enforceability shall not prejudice or in any way affect the validity or enforceability of any other paragraph, clause, sub-clause or provision, which shall be read and construed so as to give thereto, the full effect thereof, subject only to any contrary provision of the law to the effect that where this provision of this terms of use or any paragraph, clause, sub-clause or provision hereof would be but for the provisions of this paragraph read and construed as being void or ineffective it shall nevertheless be a valid terms of use, paragraph, clause, sub-clause or provision, as the case may be, to the full extent to which it is not contrary to any provision of the law. 

Those who access the website and / or services do so, on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with all applicable laws including, but not limited to, any applicable local laws. The terms of use is governed by the laws of India. Any action, suit, or other legal proceeding, which is commenced to resolve any matter arising under or relating to these terms and conditions, shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the courts at Bangalore. 

In the event of breach of the terms of use by the user, the user shall be promptly liable to indemnify Soch for all the costs, losses and damages caused to Soch as a result of such a breach. Further in the event of your breach of these terms of use, you agree that Soch will be irreparably harmed and will not have an adequate remedy in money or damages. Soch therefore, shall be entitled in such an event to obtain an injunction against such a breach from any court of competent jurisdiction immediately upon request. Soch’s right to obtain such relief shall not limit its right to obtain other remedies. 

Any failure of Soch to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these terms of use shall not operate as a waiver of such right or provision.

I have read the terms of use and agree to all of the provisions contained above.

 

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