Terms & Conditions

1. Introduction

Welcome to Bench Geeks ("Bench Geeks," "we," "us," or "our"). These Terms and Conditions ("Terms") govern your access to and use of the Bench Geeks platform, located at www.benchgeeks.com (the "Platform" or "Service"). By using the Platform, you agree to comply with and be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree with these Terms, please do not use the Platform.

2. User Accounts

To access certain features of the platform, you may be required to create an account. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of your account information and for all activities that occur under your account.

Bench Geeks has the authority to add new listings of resources or requirements to your account on your behalf, based on information received via email or other channels.

3. Use of Your Personal Data

We may use Personal Dat for the following purposes:

  • To provide and maintain our Service, including to monitor the usage of our Service.
  • To manage Your Account: to manage Your registration as a user of the Service. The Personal Data You provide can give You access to different functionalities of the Service that are available to You as a registered user.
  • For the performance of a contract: the development, compliance and undertaking of the purchase contract for the products, items or services You have purchased or of any other contract with Us through the Service.
  • To contact You: To contact You by email, telephone calls, SMS, or other equivalent forms of electronic communication, such as a mobile application's push notifications regarding updates or informative communications related to the functionalities, products or contracted services, including the security updates, when necessary or reasonable for their implementation.
  • To provide You with news, special offers and general information about other goods, services and events which we offer that are similar to those that you have already purchased or enquired about unless You have opted not to receive such information.
  • To manage Your requests: To attend and manage Your requests to Us.
  • We may share your personal information in the following situations:
  • With Service Providers: We may share Your personal information with Service Providers to monitor and analyze the use of our Service, to contact You.
  • For Business transfers: We may share or transfer Your personal information in connection with, or during negotiations of, any merger, sale of Agency assets, financing, or acquisition of all or a portion of our business to another Agency.
  • With Affiliates: We may share Your information with Our affiliates, in which case we will require those affiliates to honor this Privacy Policy. Affiliates include Our parent Agency and any other subsidiaries, joint venture partners or other companies that We control or that are under common control with Us.
  • With other users: when You share personal information or otherwise interact in the public areas with other users, such information may be viewed by all users and may be publicly distributed outside. If You interact with other users or register through a Third-Party Social Media Service, Your contacts on the Third-Party Social Media Service may see You name, profile, pictures and description of Your activity. Similarly, other users will be able to view descriptions of Your activity, communicate with You and view Your profile.

Retention of Your Personal Data

  • The Agency will retain Your Personal Data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this Privacy Policy. We will retain and use Your Personal Data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations (for example, if we are required to retain your data to comply with applicable laws), resolve disputes, and enforce our legal agreements and policies.
  • The Agency will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of Our Service, or We are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

Transfer of Your Personal Data

  • Your information, including Personal Data, is processed at the Agency's operating offices and in any other places where the parties involved in the processing are located. It means that this information may be transferred to — and maintained on — computers located outside of Your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the data protection laws may differ than those from Your jurisdiction.
  • Your consent to this Privacy Policy followed by Your submission of such information represents Your agreement to that transfer.
  • The Agency will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that Your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy and no transfer of Your Personal Data will take place to an organization or a country unless there are adequate controls in place including the security of Your data and other personal information.

Disclosure of Your Personal Data

Business Transactions

- If the Agency is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, Your Personal Data may be transferred. We will provide notice before Your Personal Data is transferred and becomes subject to a different Privacy Policy.

Law enforcement

- Under certain circumstances, the Agency may be required to disclose Your Personal Data if required to do so by law or in response to valid requests by public authorities (e.g. a court or a government agency).

Other legal requirements

The Agency may disclose Your Personal Data in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to:

  • Comply with a legal obligation
  • Protect and defend the rights or property of the Agency
  • Prevent or investigate possible wrong doing in connection with the Service
  • Protect the personal safety of Users of the Service or the public
  • Protect against legal liability

Security of Your Personal Data

The security of Your Personal Data is important to Us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While We strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect Your Personal Data, We cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Children's Privacy

Our Service does not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13. If You are a parent or guardian and You are aware that Your child has provided Us with Personal Data, please contact Us. If We become aware that We have collected Personal Data from anyone under the age of 13 without verification of parental consent, We take steps to remove that information from Our servers.

If We need to rely on consent as a legal basis for processing Your information and Your country requires consent from a parent, We may require Your parent's consent before We collect and use that information.

Links to Other Websites

Our Service may contain links to other websites that are not operated by Us. If You click on a third party link, You will be directed to that third party's site. We strongly advise You to review the Privacy Policy of every site You visit.

We have no control over and assume no responsibility for the content, privacy policies or practices of any third party sites or services.

3. Our Role

Bench Geeks acts as a middleman, facilitating connections between clients seeking IT resources ("Clients") and IT agencies having bench resources ("Resource Providers"). We do not participate in the selection, access, or interviewing of the resources.

Clients are responsible for evaluating and selecting resources to meet their requirements independently.

4. Agreement Execution

When a Client decides to hire a resource through Bench Geeks, we will enter into a service agreement ("Client Agreement") with the Client and a separate agreement with the Resource Provider.

The terms and conditions applicable to the Client Agreement and the Resource Provider Agreement will be those specified in the respective agreements.

Bench Geeks is not a party to the Client Agreement or the Resource Provider Agreement, and we do not assume any liability or responsibility arising from these agreements.

5. Payment

Payment terms for Clients and Resource Providers will be specified in their respective agreements.

Bench Geeks may charge fees or commissions for successful matches, as described on the Platform.

6. Dispute Resolution

Any disputes between Clients and Resource Providers will be resolved according to the terms and conditions set forth in their respective agreements.

Bench Geeks is not responsible for resolving disputes arising from the Client Agreement or the Resource Provider Agreement.

7. Intellectual Property

Content and intellectual property on the Platform are subject to copyright and other intellectual property rights. Users must respect these rights and use the Platform accordingly.

8. Data Integrity

Users are expected to provide accurate and real data on the Platform. Dummy or spam data is not appreciated and may result in account termination.

9. Contact Information

Our contact details are as follows:

Contact Address:

Cart Geek Pvt Ltd
B54, Giriraj Industrial Estate,
Mahakali Caves Road, Andheri East,
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400093,

Phone: +91 9869303437

Email: support@benchgeeks.com

10. Governing Law

These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of Mumbai Court- The State of Maharashtra. without regard to its conflict of law principles.

11. Amendments

Bench Geeks may update or modify these Terms at any time. We will notify users of any changes. Continued use of the Platform after changes constitutes acceptance of the new Terms.

12. Acceptance

By using the Bench Geeks Platform, you acknowledge and agree to these Terms and Conditions.