1. What do you mean by “PV Port & Store Marketplace” and “home-pv.com”?

PV Port & Store Marketplace (the “Marketplace” or “PV Port & Store”) and the website “www.home-pv.com” / www.home-pv.ahasolar.in offers a platform which connects buyers and sellers of the product “PV Port and Store”. This Marketplace is developed by GiZ and its consultant “AHAsolar Pvt. Ltd.”. This Marketplace is owned by GiZ (the “Owner”). The Marketplace means whole gamut of services and products which you maybe accessing through AHA in a mobile application, a widget, an application program interface, website, offline medium, over phone or other similar means (each called a “Marketplace” hereafter). This Marketplace is hosted on the AHAsolar Pvt. Ltd. URL

Please read these Terms & Conditions carefully before using the PV Port & Store website. By using the PV Port & Store website, you signify your agreement to be bound by these Terms & Conditions.

In addition, when you use any current or future PV Port & Store service (eg. Wish List or Marketplace) ("PV Port & Store Service"), you will also be subject to the terms, guidelines and conditions applicable to that PV Port & Store Service ("Terms"). If these Conditions of Use are inconsistent with such Terms, the Terms will control.

These "Conditions of Use" constitute an electronic record within the meaning of the applicable law. This electronic record is generated by a computer system and does not require any physical or digital signatures.

Conditions Relating to Your Use of PV Port & Store
1. Your Account

If you use the website, you are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account and password and for restricting access to your computer to prevent unauthorized access to your account. You agree to accept responsibility for all activities that occur under your account or password. You should take all necessary steps to ensure that the password is kept confidential and secure and should inform us immediately if you have any reason to believe that your password has become known to anyone else, or if the password is being, or is likely to be, used in an unauthorized manner. Please ensure that the details you provide us with are correct and complete and inform us immediately of any changes to the information that you provided when registering. You can access and update much of the information you provided us with in the Account area of the website. You agree and acknowledge that you will use your account on the website to purchase products only for your personal use and not for business purposes. PV Port & Store reserves the right to refuse access to the website, terminate accounts, remove or edit content at any time without notice to you.

2. Privacy

Please review our Privacy Notice, which also governs your visit to PV Port & Store website/ Application, to understand our practices. The personal information / data provided to us by you during the course of usage of PV Port & Store Marketplace will be treated as strictly confidential and in accordance with the Privacy Notice and applicable laws and regulations. If you object to your information being transferred or used, please do not use the website.

3. E-Platform for Communication

You agree, understand and acknowledge that the website is an online platform that enables you to purchase products listed on the website at the price indicated therein at any time from any location. You further agree and acknowledge that GiZ is only a facilitator and is not and cannot be a party to or control in any manner any transactions on the website.

4. Access to PV Port & Store

We will do our utmost to ensure that availability of the website will be uninterrupted and that transmissions will be error-free. However, due to the nature of the Internet, this cannot be guaranteed. Also, your access to the website may also be occasionally suspended or restricted to allow for repairs, maintenance, or the introduction of new facilities or services at any time without prior notice. We will attempt to limit the frequency and duration of any such suspension or restriction.

5. Licence for website access

Subject to your compliance with these Conditions of Use and payment of applicable fees, if any, “we” grants you a limited licence to access and make personal use of this website, but not to download (other than page caching) or modify it, or any portion of it, except with express written consent of GiZ (owner) and / or its affiliates, as may be applicable. This licence does not include any resale or commercial use of this website or its contents; any collection and use of any product listings, descriptions, or prices; any derivative use of this website or its contents; any downloading or copying of account information for the benefit of another seller; or any use of data mining, robots, or similar data gathering and extraction tools.

This website or any portion of this website (including but not limited to any copyrighted material, trademarks, or other proprietary information) may not be reproduced, duplicated, copied, sold, resold, visited, distributed or otherwise exploited for any commercial purpose without express written consent of GiZ and / or its affiliates, as may be applicable.

You may not frame or use framing techniques to enclose any trademark, logo, or other proprietary information (including images, text, page layout, or form) of GiZ/ PV Port & Store and its affiliates without express written consent.

6. Your Conduct

You must not use the website in any way that causes, or is likely to cause, the website or access to it to be interrupted, damaged or impaired in any way You understand that you, and not PV Port & Store, are responsible for all electronic communications and content sent from your computer to us and you must use the website for lawful purposes only. You must not use the website for any of the following:

  1. for fraudulent purposes, or in connection with a criminal offense or other unlawful activity
  2. to send, use or reuse any material that does not belong to you; or is illegal, offensive (including but not limited to material that is sexually explicit content or which promotes racism, bigotry, hatred or physical harm), deceptive, misleading, abusive, indecent, harassing, blasphemous, defamatory, libelous, obscene, pornographic, pedophilic or menacing; ethnically objectionable, disparaging or in breach of copyright, trademark, confidentiality, privacy or any other proprietary information or right; or is otherwise injurious to third parties; or relates to or promotes money laundering or gambling; or is harmful to minors in any way; or impersonates another person; or threatens the unity, integrity, security or sovereignty of India or friendly relations with foreign States; or objectionable or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatsoever; or which consists of or contains software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings or any "spam
  3. to cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety

' 7. Reviews, comments, communications and other content

Users of this website may post reviews, comments and other content; send communications; and submit suggestions, ideas, comments, questions, or other information, as long as the content is not illegal, obscene, abusive, threatening, defamatory, invasive of privacy, infringing of intellectual property rights, or otherwise injurious to third parties, or objectionable and does not consist of or contain software viruses, political campaigning, commercial solicitation, chain letters, mass mailings, or any form of "spam." In the event a user uses a false e-mail address, impersonates any person or entity, or otherwise misleads as to the origin of any content. GiZ reserves the right (but not the obligation) to remove, refuse, delete or edit any content that in the sole judgement of PV Port & Store violates these Conditions of use and, or terminate your permission to access or use this website.

If you do post content or submit material, and unless we indicate otherwise, you

  1. Grant PV Port & Store and its affiliates a non-exclusive, royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual and fully sublicensable rights to use, reproduce, modify, adapt, publish, translate, create derivative works from, distribute, and display such content throughout the world in any media; and
  2. PV Port & Store and its affiliates / developer and sublicensees the right to use the name that you submit in connection with such content, if they choose.

You agree that the rights you grant above are irrevocable during the entire period of protection of your intellectual property rights associated with such content and material. You agree to waive your right to be identified as the author of such content and your right to object to derogatory treatment of such content. You agree to perform all further acts necessary to perfect any of the above rights granted by you to GiZ’s PV Port & Store Market Place, including the execution of deeds and documents, at its request.

8. Intellectual Property Claims

PV Port & Store and its affiliates respect the intellectual property of others. If you believe that your intellectual property rights have been used in a way that gives rise to concerns of infringement, please notify us immediately.

9. Disclaimer

You acknowledge and undertake that you are accessing the services on the website and transacting at your own risk and are using your best and prudent judgment before entering into any transactions through the website. You further acknowledge and undertake that you will use the website to order products only for your personal use and not for business purposes. We shall neither be liable nor responsible for any actions or inactions of sellers nor any breach of conditions, representations or warranties by the sellers or manufacturers of the products and hereby expressly disclaim and any all responsibility and liability in that regard. We shall not mediate or resolve any dispute or disagreement between you and the sellers or manufacturers of the products.

We further expressly disclaim any warranties or representations (express or implied) in respect of quality, suitability, accuracy, reliability, completeness, timeliness, performance, safety, merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or legality of the products listed or displayed or transacted or the content (including product or pricing information and/or specifications) on the website. While we have taken precautions to avoid inaccuracies in content, this website, all content, information (including the price of products), software, products, services and related graphics are provided as is, without warranty of any kind. We do not implicitly or explicitly support or endorse the sale or purchase of any products on the website

10. Communications

When you visit PV Port & Store marketplace, you are communicating with us electronically. You will be required to provide a valid phone number while placing an order with us. We may communicate with you by e-mail, SMS, phone call or by posting notices on the website or by any other mode of communication. For contractual purposes, you consent to receive communications (including transactional, promotional and/or commercial messages), from us with respect to your use of the website and/or your order placed on the website.

11. Losses

We will not be responsible for any business loss (including loss of profits, revenue, contracts, anticipated savings, data, goodwill or wasted expenditure) or any other indirect or consequential loss that is not reasonably foreseeable to both you and us when you commenced using the website.

12. Alteration of Service or Amendements to the Conditions

We reserve the right to make changes to our website, policies, and these Conditions of Use at any time. You will be subject to the policies and Conditions of Use in force at the time that you use the website or that you order goods from us, unless any change to those policies or these conditions is required to be made by law or government authority (in which case it will apply to orders previously placed by you). If any of these conditions is deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.

13. Events beyond our reasonable control

We will not be held responsible for any delay or failure to comply with our obligations under these conditions if the delay or failure arises from any cause which is beyond our reasonable control. This condition does not affect your statutory rights.

14. Waiver

If you breach these conditions and we take no action, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies in any other situation where you breach these conditions.

15. Governing law and Jurisdiction

These conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India. You agree, as we do, to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts at Delhi.

16. Indemnity

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless the Owner, its officers, subsidiaries, affiliates, successors, assigns, directors, officers, agents, service providers, suppliers, consultants and employees, from and against any and all claims, damages, obligations, losses, liabilities, costs or debt, and expenses (including but not limited to attorneys' fees) arising from: (i) your use of and access to the Website and/or the App and/or the Service; (ii) your violation of any term of these Terms of Use; (iii) your violation of any third party right, including without limitation any copyright, trademark, service mark, trade secret or other property, or privacy right; or (iv) any claim that your Content caused damage to a third party. This defense and indemnification obligation will survive termination, modification or expiration of these Terms of Use and your use of the Service and the Website/App.

17. Limitations of Liability

In no event shall the Owner, its officers, directors, employees, or agents, consultants, holding company be liable for direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential or exemplary damages (even if the Owner has been advised of the possibility of such damages), resulting from any aspect of your use of the Website, App or the Service, including without limitation whether the damages arise from use or misuse of the Website, App or the Service, from inability to use the Website, App or the Service, or the interruption, suspension, modification, alteration, or termination of the Website/App or the Service. Such limitation of liability shall also apply with respect to damages incurred by reason of other services or products received through or advertised in connection with the Website/ App or the Service or any links on the Website/ App, as well as by reason of any information, opinions or advice received through or advertised in connection with the Website/ App or the Service or any links on the Marketplace website. These limitations shall apply to the fullest extent permitted by law. GiZ and its consultant i.e. AHAsolar Pvt. Ltd., its officers, directors, employees, or agents at no point shall be liable in case of any theft, robbery, damages, physical damages, and sexual assault, etc. incurred due to the information provided to the seller or supplier of PV Port & Store product or its employees or any other third party.

You specifically acknowledge and agree that the Owner shall not be liable for user submissions or the defamatory, offensive, or illegal conduct of any user or third party and that the risk of harm or damage from the foregoing rests entirely with you.

The Website and the App is controlled the Owner and its consultant i.e. AHAsolar Pvt. Ltd. and they make no representations or warranties that the Website/ the App is appropriate for use in other locations. Those who access or use the Website and App from other jurisdictions do so at their own volition and risk and are responsible for compliance with local law. The recommendations provided through this website and mobile App are based on certain assumptions and the Owner doesn’t take any responsibility for the accuracy of data and information.

18. PV Port & Store Marketplace Software Terms

In addition to these Conditions of Use, the terms found here apply to any software (including any updates or upgrades to the software and any related documentation) that we make available to you from time to time for your use in connection with PV Port & Store Marketplace Services (the " PV Port & Store Marketplace Software").

PV Port & Store Marketplace Software Terms
1. Use of the PV Port & Store Marketplace Software

You may use PV Port & Store Marketplace Software solely for purposes of enabling you to use and enjoy the PV Port & Store Marketplace Services as provided by PV Port & Store, and as permitted by the Conditions of Use, these PV Port & Store Marketplace Software Terms and any Terms. You may not incorporate any portion of the PV Port & Store Marketplace Software into your own programs or compile any portion of it in combination with your own programs, transfer it for use with another service, or sell, rent, lease, lend, loan, distribute or sub-license the PV Port & Store Marketplace Software or otherwise assign any rights to the PV Port & Store Software in whole or in part. You may not use the PV Port & Store Marketplace Software for any illegal purpose. We may cease providing any PV Port & Store Marketplace Software and we may terminate your right to use any PV Port & Store Marketplace Software at any time. Your rights to use the PV Port & Store Marketplace Software will automatically terminate without notice from us if you fail to comply with any of these PV Port & Store Marketplace Software Terms, the Conditions of Use or any other Terms. All software used in any PV Port & Store Service is the property of PV Port & Store and/or its affiliates or its software suppliers and protected by laws of India including but not limited to any other applicable copyright laws.

2. Use of Third Party Services

When you use the PV Port & Store Marketplace Software, you may also be using the services of one or more third parties, such as a wireless carrier or a mobile platform provider. Your use of these third party services may be subject to the separate policies, terms of use, and fees of these third parties.

3. No Reverse Engineering

You may not, and you will not encourage, assist or authorize any other person to copy, modify, reverse engineer, decompile or disassemble, or otherwise tamper with, the PV Port & Store Marketplace Software, whether in whole or in part, or create any derivative works from or of the PV Port & Store Marketplace Software.

4. Updates

In order to keep the PV Port & Store market place Software up-to-date, we may offer automatic or manual updates at any time and without notice to you.

Conditions of Sale
1. Conditions Relating to the Sale of Products to You

This section deals with conditions relating to the sale of products on the website by us to you.

2. Our Contract

Your order is an offer to us to buy the product(s) in your order. When you place an order to purchase a product from us, you will receive an e-mail confirming receipt of your order and containing the details of your order (the "Order Confirmation E-mail"). The Order Confirmation E-mail is acknowledgement that we have received your order, and does not confirm acceptance of your offer to buy the product(s) ordered. We only accept your offer, and conclude the contract of sale for a product ordered by you, when the product is dispatched to you and an e-mail confirmation is sent to you that the product has been dispatched to you (the "Dispatch Confirmation E-mail"). If your order is dispatched in more than one package, you may receive a separate Dispatch Confirmation E-mail for each package, and each Dispatch Confirmation E-mail and corresponding dispatch will conclude a separate contract of sale between you and us for the product(s) specified in that Dispatch Confirmation E-mail.

Your contract is with us (the Sellers) and you confirm that the product(s) ordered by you are purchased for your internal / personal purpose and not for re-sale or business purpose. You authorize us to declare and provide declaration to any governmental authority on your behalf stating the aforesaid purpose of the products ordered by you on the website.

3. Returns

Please review our Returns Policy, which applies to products sold by us.

4. Pricing and availability

We list availability information for products sold by us on the website, including on each product information page. Beyond what we say on that page or otherwise on the website, we cannot be more specific about availability. Please note that dispatch estimates are just that. They are not guaranteed dispatch times and should not be relied upon as such. As we process your order, you will be informed by e-mail if any products you order turn out to be unavailable.

For more details, please review our Pricing policy. All prices are inclusive of VAT/CST, service tax, Goods and Services Tax ("GST"), duties and cesses as applicable - unless stated otherwise.

5. Taxes and Fees

You shall be responsible for payment of all fees/costs/charges associated with the purchase of products from us and you agree to bear any and all applicable taxes including but not limited to VAT/CST, service tax, GST, duties and cesses, transactional charges, etc.

6. Communications

When you visit PV Port & Store Market, you are communicating with us electronically. You will be required to provide a valid phone number, address while placing an order with us. We may communicate with you by e-mail, SMS, phone call or by posting notices on the website or by any other mode of communication. For contractual purposes, you consent to receive communications including SMS, e-mails or phone calls from us with respect to your order.

7. Losses

We will not be responsible for any business loss (including loss of profits, revenue, contracts, anticipated savings, data, goodwill or wasted expenditure) or any other indirect or consequential loss that is not reasonably foreseeable to both you and us when a contract for the sale of goods by us to you was formed.

8. Alteration or Amendments to the Conditions

We reserve the right to make changes to our policies, and these Conditions of Sale at any time. You will be subject to the policies and Conditions of Sale in force at the time you order goods from us, unless any change to those policies or these conditions is required to be made by law or government authority (in which case it will apply to orders previously placed by you). If any of these conditions is deemed invalid, void, or for any reason unenforceable, that condition will be deemed severable and will not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining condition.

9. Events beyond our reasonable control

We will not be held responsible for any delay or failure to comply with our obligations under these conditions if the delay or failure arises from any cause which is beyond our reasonable control. This condition does not affect your statutory rights.

10. Waiver

If you breach these conditions and we take no action, we will still be entitled to use our rights and remedies in any other situation where you breach these conditions.

11. Governing Law and Jurisdiction

These conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India. You agree, as we do, to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts at Delhi.