The Times of India Terms and Conditions

Read our summary of The Times of India's Terms and Conditions.


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  • Users must be at least 18 years old or have parental/guardian consent.
  • TIL may modify Terms of Use at any time without prior notice.
  • TIL may suspend or discontinue any part of the service without notice.
  • TIL reserves the right to charge fees for certain services.
  • Content on the site is copyrighted and cannot be used without permission.
  • Limited permission is granted to users for personal use of the site.
  • Users are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of their account.
  • TIL may terminate your account for misuse or at its discretion.
  • Subscription services like TOI+ provide access to premium content.
  • Subscription fees and services may vary by country and device.
  • Subscription auto-renewal may occur unless cancelled prior to renewal date.
  • No refunds for subscriptions once the account is active for the service.
  • TIL is not responsible for the content posted by users and may remove it.
  • Users may not use the service for unlawful or prohibited activities.
  • TIL has no liability for any loss incurred from user transactions with third parties.
  • TIL is not liable for any content issues or inaccuracies.
  • Grievance Redressal mechanism is in place for content and service complaints.
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  • Links to third-party sites are not endorsed by TIL.
  • TIL is not responsible for advertising material on the site.
  • TIL may use user information for promotional purposes.
  • The agreement is governed by the laws of India and subject to jurisdiction in Delhi/New Delhi.

Things to watch out for

  • Changes to the Terms of Use can be made at any time without notice, affecting your rights.
  • Subscription services are automatically renewed and may incur charges unless cancelled in advance.
  • Content you post is your responsibility and may be removed if it doesn't comply with the Terms.
  • There are no refunds for subscription services once your account is active.

AI recommendations

Before using, carefully consider the automatic renewal of subscriptions and the lack of refunds once your account is active. Keep your account details confidential to avoid unauthorized use. Be mindful of the content you post, as it should not infringe on any laws or third-party rights. If you have any concerns or issues with the content or services, use the provided grievance redressal contacts. Lastly, remember that by using the site, you're agreeing to the jurisdiction of laws in India, specifically in Delhi/New Delhi.


What happens if I don't use my Indiatimes email for over three months?

If you do not log into your Indiatimes email account at least once in a 90-day period, your account will be terminated and you will lose access to it.

Can I cancel my TOI+ subscription and get a refund?

Once your account is active for the subscription-based service, you cannot cancel your subscription and no refunds will be provided.

What should I do if I find infringing or objectionable content on the site?

You should contact the designated Grievance Officer for the respective website with your complaint or concern.

(Last updated: 18th December, 2023)

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