Terms of Use

Terms & Condition for e-Voting Website

This website is owned and operated by CDSL. The material on the website, therein called the Site, is protected by copyright and trademark laws. You may access the Site in several ways, including but not limited to the World Wide Web.

The use of the Site is subject to the following terms and conditions:

  • It is prohibited, without prior consent, to copy, reproduce, republish, download, post on websites, make available to the public, or use the material, including, without limitation, text and video clips, in any way except for personal non-commercial use.
  • Prior written consent must be sought from CDSL before the use of any material from the Site. All reproduced material must be credited to the publisher in a prominent position.
  • Material from the Site should not be altered, modified, or treated in any manner which may be damaging to the interests of CDSL or used in any way that may be deemed defamatory.

No one is permitted to copy, broadcast, download, store (in any medium), transmit, show or play in public, adapt or change in any way the content of these web pages for any other purpose whatsoever without the prior written permission of CDSL. An agreement with CDSL for e-voting is a written permission, from CDSL, to copy, broadcast, download, store (in any medium), transmit, show or play in public, adapt or change resolutions on "the Site".

CDSL has taken reasonable care to make sure that the information appearing on the web site is accurate and up to date. However, errors and omissions do occur and you should not take the accuracy of the information for granted. Because we do not have control over the use to which the information should be put, we exclude any warranty, express or implied, as to the quality, accuracy, timeliness, completeness, performance, fitness for a particular purpose of the web site or any of its contents. We will not be liable for any damages (including without limitation damages for loss of profit, revenue or anticipated savings) arising in contract, tort or otherwise from the use of or inability to use the web site or any of its contents or from any action taken (or refrained from being taken) as a result of using the web site or any such contents. We make no warranty that the contents of the web site are free from infection by viruses or anything else which has contaminating or destructive properties.

It is our policy to respond to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the Indian Copyright Act. Responses to these notices may include removing or disabling access to E-Voting Website including Hyperlinks, for websites claimed to be involved in infringing activity, and/or terminating accounts. CDSL will make a good-faith attempt to contact the owner or administrator of the affected website so that they may make a counter notification pursuant to the Indian Copyright Act.

CDSL respects the intellectual property rights of others and require that Site users do the same. To file a notice of infringement, you must provide a written communication (by certified mail) that sets forth the items specified below (including section numbers):

CDSL retains the content of electronic submissions, applications, e-mails or other use of the "Contact us" portions of this Site, including the e-mail address from which the transmission was sent and responses thereto in order to handle any follow-up. By using this site, a user is deemed to have provided the user's permission to the collection and use of information for the purposes set out herein.

CDSL reserves the right to change this privacy statement at any time(s) without prior notice by posting a modified privacy statement on the site.

  • 1. Provide sufficient information to identify the copyrighted work that you believe has been infringed upon (for example, "The copyrighted content that appears on http://www.mywebsite.com”).
  • 2. Identify the webpage that you claim is infringing the copyrighted work listed in item #1 above.
  • 3. Provide information reasonably sufficient to permit CDSL to contact you (email address is preferred).
  • 4. Provide information, if possible, sufficient to permit CDSL to notify the owner/administrator of the allegedly infringing webpage or other content (email address is preferred).
  • 5. Include the following statement: "I have a good faith belief that use of the copyrighted materials described above as allegedly infringing is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law."
  • 6. Include the following statement: "I swear, under penalty of jury, that the information in the notification is accurate and that I am the copyright owner or am authorized to act on behalf of the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed."
  • 7. Sign the paper.
  • 8. Send the written communication to the following address (by certified mail):
    • Central Depository Services (India) Ltd.
    • Marathon Futurex , A wing, 25th Floor,
    • Mafatlal Mills Compound, N. M. Joshi Marg,
    • Lower Parel (E),Mumbai- 400013., Maharashtra India
  • 9. We reserve the right to send your notice to one or more third parties who may make it available to the public.

Counter Notification

The administrator of an affected website may make a counter notification pursuant to the Indian Copyright Act. When we receive a counter notification, we may reinstate access to the e-Voting services for the website in question.


  1. i. Although CDSL will take serious steps to prevent the introduction of computer viruses, contaminants, vandals, worms, Trojan horses or other destructive materials on the Site, CDSL does not represent or warrant that the material that may be downloaded from the Site shall not contain any such destructive features, and those who download any material from the Site shall do so at their own risk.

  2. ii. Despite all possible security measures that CDSL takes to keep Site free from hacking and other interference, the Site, like any other website, is not free from such risks. CDSL disclaims all liability on account of any loss or damage that any user may suffer or incur on account of any alteration or manipulation of any data or information accessed or downloaded by the user from the Site.

In relation to any legal action or proceedings against CDSL in a Court of law or other Tribunal regarding any matter connected or related to use or access of this web site, all persons accessing this web site irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Courts of Mumbai and waive any objection to such proceedings on grounds of venue or on the grounds that the proceedings have been brought in an inconvenience forum. The governing law in such legal proceedings referred to above shall be the laws of the Republic of India.

Site Last Updated on : March 13, 2023
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