Terms of Use

This Terms and Conditions document describes the terms and conditions that govern your current and future use of digital outlets owned by the Facstory Media Private Limited company, ie. the The Cue (www.thecue.in). You hereby accept and agree to be bound by these Terms of and Conditions of Use when you use any of the above mentioned, without limitation, when you view, visit, access and/or subscribe to the content. If you do not agree to these Terms, and/or any additional terms and conditions that are referenced herein or that are presented elsewhere on the website and the Privacy Policy you should not access or use the Site.

Changes to Terms

The Cue may modify/alter/delete/make additions to the Terms and Privacy Policy, or any part thereof and such modifications, additions or deletions will be effective immediately upon posting. Users’ and subscribers’ use of the website after such modifications shall be deemed to constitute acceptance by you of such modifications, additions or deletions.

The Cue may change or discontinue any aspect, service, section or feature of the website at any time, including, but not limited to, content, hours of availability, and equipment needed for access or use.

User Information

You may be asked to share personal details while signing up for the subscription and/or newsletter.  the The Cue will use the information you provide in accordance with the company’s Privacy Policy. By registering you represent and warrant that all information that you provide on the registration form is current, complete and accurate to the best of your knowledge. You agree to maintain and promptly update your registration information on the site so that it remains current, complete and accurate. During the registration process, you may be required to choose a password and/or user name. You acknowledge and agree that The Cue may rely on this password or user name to identify you. You shall be responsible for protecting the confidentiality of your user name(s) or password(s) if any. You are responsible for all use of your account, regardless of whether you authorized such access or use, and for ensuring that all use of your Account complies fully with the provisions of these Terms and Conditions.

The users/subscribers are responsible for obtaining and maintaining all connectivity, computer software, hardware and other equipment needed for access to and use of the website and mobile app and all charges related to the same.

Users or subscribers may write/comment/upload text, video, audio or images or other materials through the interactive windows provided at the website and mobile app. You are solely responsible for your use of any interactive windows and you use them at your own risk.

By submitting any user content through the interactive window within or in connection with the website, you agree to abide by the following rules of conduct:

The users/subscribers agree to refrain from posting any content that directly or indirectly:

  • goes against the values and ethos enshrined in the Indian Constitution.
  • promotes or supports bigotry, racism, racially or ethnically offensive content, hate speech, abusiveness, vulgarity or profanity.
  • contains or advocates pornography or sexually explicit content, paedophilia, incest, bestiality, or that is otherwise obscene or lewd.
  • violates or infringes in any way upon the rights of others, including any statements which may defame, harass, stalk or threaten others.
  • violates law of the land or advocates or provides instruction on dangerous, illegal, or predatory acts, or discusses illegal activities with the intent to commit them.
  • advocates violent behaviour or poses a reasonable threat to personal or public safety.
  • contains graphic images of killing or physical abuse that appear to have been captured solely, or principally, for exploitive, prurient, or gratuitous purposes.

The user/subscriber hereby agrees:

— not to interfere with any other user’s/subscribers’ right to privacy, including by harvesting or collecting personally-identifiable information about the Site users or posting private information about a third party.

— not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or exploit for any commercial purpose, any portion of the Site, use the Site, or access to the Site.

— not to upload, post or otherwise transmit any user content, software or other materials which contain a virus or other harmful or disruptive component.

Any conduct that in the The Cue’s sole discretion restricts or inhibits anyone else from using or enjoying the website and mobile application will not be permitted. The The Cue reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove or edit user content by you and to terminate your account for any reason.

The The Cue does not bear responsibility for any user content or assume any liability for any actions a visitor may take as a result of reading user content posted on the website and mobile app.


All content – text, video, audio, pictures, trademarks, copyright, patents, logos, domain names and other related intellectual property rights or other features of our brand belong to Facstory Media Private Limited or its designated licensors. Users and subscribers may not copy, reproduce, distribute, publish in any other form, display, perform, modify, create derivative works from, enter into a database, transmit or in any way exploit any part of our site. Other organisations may link to our website with or without prior approval. The Cue allows subscribers to only access and makes personal non-commercial use of the news content delivered.


The Cue websites, mobile app, online services and any interactive platforms at present use cookies to ensure a better user experience. Cookies are small files that are placed on your hard drive when you visit any website (directly or via any applications). The Cue and/or its designated affiliates may use the cookies to provide targeted advertising, marketing research, promotion and other information to you.


Third-party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to your website or other websites. Google’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the Internet. Users may opt-out of personalized advertising by visiting Ads Settings in their google account. (Alternatively, you can direct users to opt-out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for personalized advertising by visiting www.youradchoices.com.


By taking out a subscription or donate to The Cue you are agreeing to be bound by the terms and conditions enumerated below.

Your subscription will start immediately upon payment. Your payment for the subscription or the contribution amount is non-refundable. Access to the website is provided free of charge (although some content may only be available to paying subscribers) and the contribution does not automatically give the user any privilege over the news content the The Cue produces.

The subscription service will be for a period you selected at the time of payment. After that, you will have to renew your subscription for continued access to the digital content. If you purchase a Subscription for a third party (a ‘Gift Subscription’), it will expire at the end of the subscription period. You will be responsible for managing all aspects of the Gift Subscription.

A soft copy of the bill will be mailed to the user’s email address. The subscribers, at any point of time, can cancel the subscription, but the amount you paid for the stipulated time will not be refunded. All special benefits will be given to the subscriber during the subscription period.

Subscriber Data:

Registration Data for a subscriber include name, email address, phone number, address and GST number for corporate contributors. The The Cue uses your personal information to provide you with news content, other information, special offers, and promotions via various means including e-mail. You may instruct the company at any time not to use your personal information. In case you choose to not furnish any personal information on the website, it might adversely affect your flawless access to certain services concerning sites/ content/ apps/ services/ features as well as the company’s communication with you.

The personal information furnished by the user through the subscription form is essential for the payment process and billing. Once you choose the paid service or contribute, our payment system provider may collect your purchase, address or billing information, including your credit card number and expiration date, etc. The information may also be used for market research and data analysis.

Termination of Service:

The Cue reserves the right to terminate access to the website and/or mobile app for any reason and to take any other actions that The Cue, in its sole discretion, believes to be in the interest of the company and some or all of its users and customers.


Any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with the subscription is governed by and construed under Indian laws and will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the Indian courts.

By using the website you are notifying that you agree to these Terms and Conditions. We respect your privacy and consider it an important element of our business.

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