TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR ONLINE PAYMENTS
Please read these terms carefully before using the online payment facility. This online-payment system is provided and hosted by St. Teresa’s School(STS) and its third party vendors. By submitting your personal information, you are consenting to STS holding and using it in accordance with this policy. The policy is subject to change and any changes to it in the future will be notified on this page. By continuing to use this payment site you are agreeing to such changes. It is the responsibility of the User to have read the terms and conditions before using the Service.
Online payment of fee can be made, using the following modes: Net Banking / Debit Card (VISA, MasterCard, Maestro, Rupay)/Credit Card (VISA, MasterCard, Discover, Amex), Mobile and digital wallet (PayTM, Airtel money, Vodafone m-pesa, Tata mRupee)
Before using this Service, it is recommended that the user shall make necessary enquiry about the charges or fees payable against the Credit/Debit card used from Credit Card or the Debit Card service provider i.e. the respective Bank.
The Applicant agrees, understands and confirms that his/ her personal data including without limitation details relating to debit card/ credit card/net banking transmitted over the Internet may be susceptible to misuse, hacking, theft and/ or fraud and that STS or the Payment Service Provider(s) have no control over such matters.
For making online payment of fee, login at the portal and follow the instructions thereafter. After successful completion of the payment, the system will be directed back to the portal, generate receipt of the payment made and students are to produce the same as and when required. STS does not charge any processing fee or service charge from the students for online payment. However, the students have to pay the charges as applicable for the merchant banks. It is recommended that you take and retain a copy of the transaction for record keeping purposes, which might assist in resolution of any disputes that may arise out of usage of the service.
The service is provided using a payment gateway service provider through a secure website. However, neither the payment gateway service provider nor the STS gives any assurance, that the information so provided online by a user is secured or may be read or intercepted by a third party. STS does not accept or assume any liability in the event of such unauthorized interception, hacking or other unauthorized access to information provided by a user of the service.
STS and/or the Payment Service Providers shall not be liable for any inaccuracy, error or delay in, or omission of (a) any data, information or message, or (b) the transmission or delivery of any such data, information or message; or (c) any loss or damage arising from or occasioned by any such inaccuracy, error, delay or omission, non-performance or interruption in any such data, information or message. Under no circumstances shall the NID and/or the Payment Service Providers, its employees, directors, and its third party agents involved in processing, delivering or managing the Services, be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special or consequential damages, or any damages whatsoever, including punitive or exemplary arising out of or in any way connected with the provision of or any inadequacy or deficiency in the provision of the Services or resulting from unauthorized access or alteration of transmissions of data or arising from suspension or termination of the Service.
Your payment will normally reach STS account to which you are making a payment within two working days. STS shall not be liable for payment of fee, which is deposited to the wrong account due to quoting of incorrect information. We cannot accept liability for a payment not reaching the correct STS account if payment is refused or declined by the credit/debit card supplier for any reason. If the card supplier declines payment, STS is under no obligation to bring this fact to your notice. Kindly confirm with your bank/credit/debit card supplier that the payment has been deducted from your account. In no event will STS. be liable for any damages, direct or indirect, whatsoever arising out of the use, inability to use, or the results of use of this site, any websites linked to this site, or the materials or information contained at any or all such sites, whether based on warranty, contract, tort or any other legal theory and whether or not advised of the possibility of such damages. The service is provided using a payment gateway service provider through a secure website. However STS does not accept or assume any liability in the event of any unauthorized interception, hacking or other unauthorized access to information provided by a user of the service.
The Applicant further agrees and undertakes to provide correct and valid debit/credit card details and is fully and lawfully entitled to use the credit / debit card, bank account for such transactions.
STS reserves the right to vary these terms and conditions from time to time and the current version will be that published on this website. We reserve the right to decline the acceptance of an online payment if your account is in default for any reason. STS may also make additions/deletions/alteration to the services offered, at its sole discretion and also reserve the right to withdraw the service at any time at its discretion, without prior notice.
The Applicant agrees that STS or any of its employees will not be held liable By the Applicant for any loss or damages arising from your use of, or reliance upon the information contained on the Website, or any failure to comply with these Terms and Conditions where such failure is due to circumstance beyond STS’s reasonable control.
These terms and conditions are governed by the laws of India and the competent courts at Gwalior shall have exclusive jurisdiction.
Fee once paid will not be refunded. However, if there is any excess payment for any reason whatsoever, the student may file his/her claim with Accounts Department for further action.
In the event that an overpayment is made against the total of Tuition Fees due, the credit balance arising will be used to offset any debt or invoice arising from library debts or any other legitimate charge in due date order. If there is no other debt or invoice, any remaining credit balance will be refunded in accordance with STS normal refund procedure. Refunds must be requested and supported by written authorisation from the Parent of the student. Returns are usually made manually and will get a cheque for return payments.
STS is committed to protect your privacy and works towards offering you a useful, safe online experience. Your information, whether public or private, will not be sold, exchanged, transferred, or given by STS, to any other institution for any reason whatsoever, without your consent. STS reserves the right, in its discretion, to change or modify all or any part of this Agreement at any time, effective immediately upon notice published on the site. Your continued use of the website constitutes your binding acceptance of these terms and conditions, including any changes or modifications made by STS as permitted above. STS treats your personal information or your use of the service as private and confidential and does not check, edit or reveal it to any third parties except where it believes in good faith, such action is necessary to comply with the applicable legal and regulatory processes or to protect and defend the rights of other users or to enforce the terms of service which are binding on all the users of the site.
STS may collect demographic and statistical information about user behaviour, in order to measure interest in and effectiveness of the various areas of the site. Any disclosure of this information will be in aggregate form and will not identify individual users.
Personal data collected, as part of the payment process will be held primarily to settle your due fees. This data will be retained by reputable third-party banking and distribution institutions who handle our customers card transactions and other fulfilment and may be used for any of the following purposes only: accounting, billing and auditing, administrative and legal purposes, security and payment verification.
STS does not accept liability for any damage, loss, cost (including legal costs), expenses, indirect losses or consequential damage of any kind which may be suffered or incurred by the User from the use of this service.