Terms of Service

This website is operated by “SNEH-BANDH” VPM's Polytechnic Alumni Association also refer as SNEH-BANDH. Throughout the site, the terms “we”, “us” and “our” refer to SNEH-BANDH.

The “SNEH-BANDH” maintains a number of online platforms for VPM's Polytechnic Alumni. These online platforms includehttps://vpms.club/, a suite of online services provided by SNEH-BANDH to serve as the online community for VPM's Polytechnic alumni and to facilitate communication both among individual members of the alumni community and between the alumni community for personal or Polytechnic related purposes. They also include the @vpms.club email forwarding addresses and pages and groups on social media platforms like Facebook and LinkedIn. These terms of use apply to all such platforms, collectively referred to as SNEH-BANDH online platforms.

All alumni information is strictly reserved for use by individual alumni and SNEH-BANDH for personal and VPM's Polytechnic-related purposes only. Certain event programming and functionality of this website may be restricted to some or all members of VPM's Polytechnic alumni community. Membership definitions are as follows:

Regular Member
Every student who has passed out from VPM's POLYTECHNIC, and paid Membership fees of Rs.1000/- shall be eligible to be a member and shall hereinafter be referred to as the alumni/alumna, as the case may be.

Honorary Members
All the past Principals and three H.O.Ds of VPM's POLYTECHNIC shall be Honorary Members of the Association. Eminent personalities honoured by VPM's POLYTECHNIC / Vidya Prasarak Mandal (Thane), as the case may be nominated as Honorary Members at the discretion of Executive Committee of Association.

  1. Policy and Guidelines for Proper Use
    To safeguard the operation of SNEH-BANDH online platforms, SNEH-BANDH has adopted some basic guidelines and policies to govern proper use and conduct, particularly conduct that occurs in an online environment. Users of all SNEH-BANDH online platforms must abide by the following specific Policies and Guidelines:
    1. You may download or copy any downloadable materials displayed on vpms.club for home, non-commercial and personal use only; provided, however, that you maintain all copyright, trademark and other notices contained in such material and you agree to abide by all additional copyright notices or restrictions contained in any material accessed through vpms.club. Unauthorized copying, reproduction, republishing, uploading, downloading, posting, transmitting or duplicating of any of the material is prohibited.
      Information available through vpms.club may be used for personal and VPM's Polytechnic-approved purposes only. Use of information or communications available through vpms.club for any commercial, public or political purposes is strictly prohibited. On all SNEH-BANDH platforms, prohibited activities include, but are not limited to: (1) activities that are illegal or fraudulent; (2) use that inaccurately implies endorsement, approval, or sponsorship by VPM's Polytechnic or SNEH-BANDH (or any individual officer of VPM's Polytechnic or SNEH-BANDH); (3) use that can be confused with official communications of VPM's Polytechnic, SNEH-BANDH or their officers;(4) use that can be confused with official communications of VPM's Polytechnic , class officers, official Shared Interest Groups, or other authorized alumni leaders; (5) “spamming,” which includes print or electronic mass mailings, repetitive or excessive posting, solicitations for commercial services, or cold-calling; (6) use to impersonate another user, SNEH-BANDH, or other person; and (7)activities that violate any additional terms of use governing the particular platform in use.Posting of obscene or vulgar materials or use of obscene or vulgar language, or use of abusive, defamatory, profane, or threatening language of any kind, will constitute a violation of these policies governing the use of vpms.club and other SNEH-BANDH online platforms. Determination of whether specific postings violate these policies shall be at the sole discretion of SNEH-BANDH. Users shall also not upload, transmit, distribute or otherwise publish any materials containing a virus or any other harmful component. SNEH-BANDH may block, remove, or deny further access to these services to those who engage in these or similar practices. SNEH-BANDH may also delete or remove posts and messages that it finds to be in violation of this policy. These terms also apply to any message boards and class notes functionality, which are provided by vpms.club as another means of alumni communication.
    2. User accounts may not be shared, transferred, or sold to other parties, nor are they to be used by or made available to any person or entity except the registered alumni user. Additionally, users shall not restrict nor inhibit any other user from enjoying any service on vpms.club.
    3. All email forwarding aliases adopted by vpms.club users are subject to approval by SNEH-BANDH. Furthermore, VPM's Polytechnic alumni email forwarding addresses should not be used as official businessaddresses.
    4. SNEH-BANDH is not responsible for screening communications in advance, and will not routinely monitor the use of the vpms.club or other SNEH-BANDH online platforms. SNEH-BANDH, however, reserves the right to reorganize or delete any postings or add and remove message board topics. Notes posted to the vpms.club message boards will remain for few days base on governing committee decision, after which they may be deleted. Alumni users may report any abuses or misuse of SNEH-BANDH online platforms by contacting the Help Desk. If SNEH-BANDH determines that a user’s participation in any SNEH-BANDH online platform creates a risk of liability for SNEH-BANDH or the VPM's Polytechnic, or that the user has violated the policies set forth herein or any applicable laws or regulations, SNEH-BANDH reserves theright, in it's sole discretion, to expel a user and deny further access to said online platform.
  2. Liability and Indemnity
    The reliability of the information available through vpms.club is dependent upon the actions of it's users. SNEH-BANDH can make no representations about the accuracy, reliability, completeness, or timeliness of this information. SNEH-BANDH does not warrant that the vpms.club web site will operate error-free or that the site and it's server are free of computer viruses or other harmful material. To the fullest extent permitted by thelaw, SNEH-BANDH disclaims all warranties, including the warranties of merchantability, non-infringement, and fitness for particular purpose. In no event shall SNEH-BANDH or the VPM's Polytechnic be liable for any damages whatsoever, including, without limitation, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages, resulting from the use of or inability to use information or materials available on vpms.club. Please note that SNEH-BANDH may revise these policies and your continued use of the site constitutesyour agreement to comply with such modifications. You should review the policies periodically to ensurethat you are familiar with them.SNEH-BANDH expects users to exhibit the same level of respect for others in these forums as in any otherSNEH-BANDH-related venue (such as at a reunion event on campus or on the premises of a VPM'sPolytechnic).

SNEH-BANDH may deny access to vpms.club to any individual at any time. Participation in vpms.club is aprivilege.