Terms and Conditions

Card Agreement

Introduction

By purchasing the university Students’ Discount Card, you are agreeing to the following specific terms and conditions of the Card Agreement. You understand that USDC INDIA and its subsidiaries, vendors, and partners (collectively, “USDC”), make available online information and services to Cardholders of this program (“Cardholders”). By ordering or purchasing the Card, submitting your information, or using the Card, you are indicating that you are 16 years old or older, and agree to be bound by this Agreement. If you are older than 16, but under the age of 18, you are also indicating that you have received consent from your parent or guardian, and they have agreed on your behalf to be bound by all of the terms and conditions in this Agreement. You acknowledge that the Agreement may be modified or terminated at any time. Any changes will appear on this page. It is your responsibility to refer to the Agreement prior to using the Card. You will be deemed to have accepted any change to this Card Agreement if you continue to use the Card after that change has been posted here.

 

University Students’ Discount Card

The university Students’ Discount Card is a fee-based program offered by USDC INDIA that provides Cardholders with savings and benefits offered through participating sponsors, both online and at merchant locations serving college campuses across the INDIA.

Table of Contents

  1. Eligibility
  2. Card Purchase
  3. Fees
  4. Card Use
  5. Expiration and Cancellation
  6. Refund Policy
  7. Trial, E-card and Membership Policy
  8. Lost Cards
  9. The StudentAdvantage.com Web site
  10. Merchant Disputes
  11. E-mail Policy and Preferences
  12. Refer and WIN Program
  13. Bulk Enrollment
  14. Changes to Offers or Partners
  15. Privacy of Information
  1. Eligibility

Members of the academic community (part time and full time students, high school students, undergraduate and graduate students, international students visiting, studying or working in the INDIA, are eligible to purchase the Card. If you are under 18 years old, you must receive consent from your parent or guardian to be eligible. USDC INDIA reserves the right to limit the availability of any Special Edition Cards to specific channels.

  1. Card Purchase

When you purchase the Card, you must provide USDC INDIA with accurate and complete information (including, but not limited to, name and shipping address), and advise USDC of any changes by contacting Card Services. USDC will use this information to create your account and, where applicable, mail you a Card and materials. You will receive Card materials that may include, but are not limited to, a Card with your Card number and inserts containing partner information about sponsors. When applying online, over the phone, or with a mail-in application, the Card materials will be shipped within 15 business days from the time of purchase. If you are renewing your Card, you will receive your new Card and related materials in 15 business days from the time of renewal.

When you purchase your Card online or activate it, you will be asked to create a password to view your account. You may not select a password that violates anyone’s rights or one that, in USDC’s sole discretion, USDC considers offensive, improper or inappropriate. If you do so, USDC may modify or delete it. When you purchase or activate your Card online or over the telephone, you will be asked to select a secret question and secret answer. Your secret answer will allow you to retrieve your password in case you forget it.

Each order is for a single Cardholder only. USDC does not permit the sharing of your Card, number, password, or discounts with any other person. If SA reasonably believes that any of your Card materials are being used in any of these ways, USDC reserves the right to cancel your Cardholder rights immediately. If you believe someone has used any of your Card materials without your authorization, please contact Card Services.

Contacting Card Services:

  • Online by e-mailing us at info@USDC.IN

An agent will answer your e-mail within approximately 72 hours.

  • Over the telephone at +91 94271 35333

Monday to Friday 9:00am to 6:00pm, ET

  • Or by mail at:

Usdc india,

Om chambers, b/h vaibhav hotel,

Gandhi chowk, junagadh-362001

Gujarat, INDIA.

For details on how we share information, please refer to our Privacy Policy.

  1. Fees

1-Year Card: Eligible individuals can sign-up for a 1-year Card. The current retail price of the one-year Card (the ” Fee”) is Rs. 250*, an additional Rs. 50* for shipping and handling and for E-card Rs. 200 no shipping  and handling charge. You agree to pay the Fee when the charge is incurred. The 1-year Card is valid for a period of at least 12 months from the time of issue, as noted on the expiration date listed on the 1-year Card.

 

*Note: Pricing exceptions apply. USDC reserves the right to modify the Fee at any time for any reason in its sole discretion without notice.

  1. Card Use

Your Card and your Card number are your keys to savings, benefits and services. Carry your Card with you at all times. The Card is non-transferable, and may only be used by the person whose name is printed or signed on the card.

Use of your Card In-store: You must show your university Students’ discount Card before you make a purchase at a participating sponsor. A sponsor has the right to deny a discount if you do not present your Card before payment. Sponsors may reserve the right to ask for your school ID, passport, or other identification to verify you are a rightful Cardholder In case of E-card. Some sponsors will swipe your Card through their terminal in order to track purchases and use of the Card. They will not use the Card as a form of payment. USDC uses this information to track sponsor performance to ultimately offer you better savings.

Use of your Discount Card Online: In order to redeem savings through our online partners, you will be asked to enter your Card number at the online sponsor’s Web site.

USDC INDIA and participating sponsors are independent contractors. USDC INDIA is not liable for any products or services provided by these sponsors.

Any use of the UNIVERSITY STUDENTS’ DISCOUNT CARD, or the associated Cardholder benefits and discounts in a manner that violates the rules or regulations of any participating sponsor or online partner is prohibited by this Agreement, and is grounds for termination of your USDC Membership. USDC INDIA reserves the right to cancel your Cardholder rights immediately in the event of such a violation.

For details on how we share information with our online partners, please refer to our Privacy Policy.

  1. Expiration and Cancellation

Your Card will expire on the date printed on the front of the card, which is at least 12 months from the date of purchase for 1-year Cards. USDC INDIA reserves the right to terminate your Card at any given point in time if we determine that you have violated any provision of this Agreement.

  1. Refunds

The refund policy allows Cardholders to claim a Card Fee* refund within 30 days of purchasing his or her Card materials.

1-Year Card: Individuals have up to 30 days to claim a Card Fee* refund within 30 days of purchasing the card. The Card must be returned to USDC INDIA before a refund is submitted, Rs.50 will be deducted off the original purchase price (minus the Rs. 50 shipping and handling fee).

Multi-Year Card: Individuals have up to 30 days to claim a Card Fee* refund within 30 days of purchasing his the card. The Card must be returned to USDC INDIA before a refund is submitted. If the card is returned within the first year, Rs. 150 will be deducted off the original purchase price (minus the Rs. 50 shipping and handling fee). An additional Rs. 50 will be subtracted from the refund amount for each year after purchase date.

*Note: Shipping and handling charges are non-refundable.

In order to receive any refund, you must first return your Card to Card Services

Usdc india,

Om chambers, b/h vaibhav hotel,

Gandhi chowk, junagadh-362001

Gujarat, INDIA.

USDC INDIA is not responsible for any shipping charges you will incur in connection with the return of your Card.

If a cardholder receives a rebate within the first thirty days of membership, then subsequently cancels, the rebate amount previously received will be deducted from the refunded membership fee. Cardholders are not eligible to receive a full membership refund after receiving a rebate.

  1. Trial, E-card and Memberships

USDC trial memberships are only available for new members, and cannot be used by existing or previous Cardholders. The USDC three month Trial Offer is a special promotion offered by USDC to new E-Cardholders through Android application only. It will be Rs.50 for a three month trial membership, during which time the student can use the Card online trough app, but they will not receive a physical Card. If the Trial is not cancelled within the stipulated trial period, the Cardholder will be charged the full membership Fee of Rs. 250* for a one year USDC membership Card, which will then be mailed to the member. The member will continue to be charged a Fee of Rs. 250* annually each subsequent year for a new membership until the Cardholder account is terminated. Cardholders must contact a USDC Customer Service Representative within the Last thirty days of the free Trial if they wish to cancel and avoid the annual membership Fee. USDC reserves the right to deny a Trial to any individual at any time.

*Note: Pricing exceptions apply. USDC reserves the right to modify the Fee at any time for any reason in its sole discretion without notice.

  1. Lost Cards

If your Card is lost or stolen, USDC charges a Rs. 50 Card replacement fee, and Rs. 50* for shipping and handling, for a total fee of Rs. 100. You can report lost Cards by contacting Card Services, or by sending an e-mail to info@usdc.in

  1. The USDC.IN Web site

The USDC.IN Web site (the “Site”) offers the most up-to-date information on savings and partner benefits offered by participating sponsors. We take reasonable efforts to maintain the accuracy of our database of sponsors and their discounts. However, USDC is not responsible for third parties’ restrictions or changes to their offers not communicated to USDC. As a Cardholder, you will have to log in to access certain sections of the Site, using the user id or customer id. In order to log in to your account, you will have to set-up a password. Cardholders who purchase or activate their Card online or by phone will be asked to create a password as part of their purchase or activation process. If you forget your password, upon verification that you are the rightful owner of the account, USDC will e-mail your password to the e-mail address you provided during the order process or activation. You will be verified by answering your secret question.

You may access the Site to edit and update your account information and communication preferences. When changing information on your account, you agree to provide accurate and complete information. Cardholders can search for savings and participating sponsors online. When you wish to purchase goods or services online at the Site, or at a sponsor’s web site, you will be required to enter your Card number in order to receive the discount. Some sponsors and discounts may not be available in your community. You should contact the sponsor to confirm they offer the discount. Even though USDC makes efforts to keep the listing of sponsors and savings up to date, USDC is not responsible for incorrect or incomplete information regarding the sponsor or its discount. You may submit corrections to sponsors or discounts in an email to info@USDC.IN

The Site may be used to contact the Card Services department. For questions, concerns, or suggestions, e-mail info@USDC.IN. An agent will answer your e-mail within approximately 72 hours. In addition, as a Cardholder, you agree to be bound by the Terms of Use Agreement of the Site.

  1. Merchant Disputes

USDC is not responsible if a sponsor changes its discount due to new ownership or acquisition. If you have a dispute with a sponsor merchant to report, USDC will take commercially reasonable efforts to solve the dispute on your behalf.

You may report disputes with sponsor merchants by contacting Card Services. Reports must be submitted and mailed in written form with the following information: merchant name, merchant address, date of purchase, discount denied, and purchase information.

USDC and its sponsors are independent contractors. USDC IS NOT LIABLE FOR ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PROVIDED BY OR THROUGH ANY SPONSOR OF THE DISCOUNT PROGRAM, OR FOR ANY ERROR, OMISSION OR INACCURACY IN ADVERTISING MATERIAL, OR FOR ANY LIABILITY RESULTING DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY FROM A PRODUCT OR SERVICE PROVIDED BY ANY SPONSOR OR OTHER THIRD PARTY IN CONNECTION WITH THE DISCOUNT PROGRAM. USDC INDIA IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY BANK FEES OR INTEREST CHARGES INCURRED DUE TO PURCHASE OR RENEWAL OF THE USDC CARD, OR PURCHASES MADE WITH USDC PARTNER DISCOUNTS.

  1. E-mail Policy and Communication Preferences

Cardholders have the option to receive USDC e-mail and/or mobile phone updates when they order or activate their Cards online. Non-INDIAN resident Cardholders must establish their e-mail and mobile phone preferences by activating their Card. USDC uses these updates to provide additional savings, special offers, site upgrades, new features, events, promotions, and more. We may also use contact information from the order form to verify your status with your college. You have the option to e-mail us to opt out from receiving these e-mails using the link at the bottom of any promotional e-mail you may receive. You also have the option to email Card Services to opt out of receiving the mobile phone messages. Cardholders can also update these preferences by logging into their account on WWW.USDC.IN.

USDC reserves the right to e-mail you with information essential to your participation in our program (for example, information on lost passwords, Card shipment information and Card expiration/renewal). You will not have the option to opt-out of e-mails of this nature.

If you purchased the Card through an Affiliate link, the Affiliate may have the right to communicate with you via a ‘welcome’ e-mail sent by USDC. This ‘welcome’ e-mail is subject to USDC’s e-mail policies. For questions about any e-mail that you receive, please contact Card Services. For more information about how USDC uses your information, please visit our Privacy Policy.

  1. Refer and WIN Program

USDC has partnered with SELFIE RUN to provide a robust referral service, allowing Cardholders to send referral e-mails and create links on Face book, and other popular student websites. To review policies for the SELFIE RUN referral program,

USDC SELFIE RUN CAMPAIGN TERMS.

 

  1. Bulk Enrollment

USDC permits certain sponsors, schools, travel agencies, and other third-party organizations (“Bulk Partners”) to purchase Cards in large quantities, and to resell or distribute them to the Bulk Partner’s customer base (“Bulk Enrollment”). In connection with a Bulk Enrollment, USDC collects from the Bulk Partner the necessary information to mail a Card and materials.

If you have received a Card, the Bulk Partner may have enrolled you in the program and submitted your information to USDC, but only after receiving authorization from you to do so. The Bulk Partner, not USDC, is liable if the Bulk Partner failed to receive your consent. Once we receive your information, it will be governed by our Privacy Policy.

Once you receive your Card and materials, you must visit www.USDC.IN to activate your account. This will confirm you have received your Card. You must activate your Card to receive the full savings, benefits and services of the Card. Additionally at this time, you must complete any missing information on your account.

As a Bulk Purchased-Cardholder, you cannot request a Fee refund.

 

  1. Changes to offers or Sponsors

Offers made available through the Discount Card may change from time to time. USDC reserves the right in its sole discretion to change the offers and/or participating sponsors at any time. In addition, sponsors may elect to change offers from time to time. USDC will make commercially reasonable efforts to make appropriate updates to the Site to reflect offer and/or sponsor changes. For a listing of current offers, Cardholders should visit www.USDC.IN. If you become aware of a discontinued offer listed, please notify USDC by sending an e-mail info@USDC.IN.com or contacting Card Services. USDC undertakes no obligation to provide a replacement or substitute offer for any offer discontinued.

  1. Privacy

By using the University Student’s Discount Card you acknowledge that any information we receive from or about you through the Card or website will be treated according to our Privacy Policy.