Terms of service
Your membership (the “Membership”), use of our coworking space (the “Coworking Space”), use of this website (the Website”), and provision of services on this Website or related to the Coworking Space (the “Membership Services”), provided by Work Theater (represented by its parent firm Chaitra Ventures) (hereinafter referred to as “Provider”), are subject to this Coworking Space Agreement (hereinafter the “Agreement”), all parts and sub-parts of which are specifically incorporated by reference here.
This Virtual Agreement forms a legally binding agreement between you, the Member, and us, the Provider, and governs your access to and use of the Coworking Space, the Website, and the Membership Services.
BY ACCESSING OR USING ANY OF THE MEMBERSHIP SERVICES, YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND AND ABIDE BY THIS AGREEMENT AND ANY AMENDMENTS THERETO. READ THIS AGREEMENT CAREFULLY BEFORE USING ANY OF THE MEMBERSHIP SERVICES, ESPECIALLY SINCE THIS AGREEMENT MAY AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS, SUCH AS REQUIRING BINDING INDIVIDUAL ARBITRATION, AND LIMITING YOUR RIGHT TO BRING A LAWSUIT OR CLASS ACTION. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, PLEASE IMMEDIATELY CEASE USE OF ANY OF THE MEMBERSHIP SERVICES.
Article 1 – DEFINITIONS:
The parties referred to in this Agreement shall be defined as follows:
a) Provider, we, us: We are the organization providing use of the Coworking Space to you, as well as your Membership. We may offer additional Membership Services to you depending on where you are located. We’ll be referred to as Provider, we, or us. If we use pronouns to describe ourselves, they will include our and ours, as well as other first-person pronouns. These terms will apply to us as well as all of our employees.
b) You, the Client, the Member: You are the Client utilizing the above-mentioned Membership Services. You’ll be referred to as you, the Client, or the Member. If we use pronouns to refer to you, we’ll use your and yours. These terms will refer to you, your company/firm, your employees, your associates and your guests.
c) Parties: Collectively, the parties to this Agreement (us and you) will be referred to as Parties.
d) Coworking Space: The Coworking Space is the communal working space we make available, located at the following
1A, 2 and 3, Magaji Inspire, Outer Ring Road, Nagarbhavi, 2nd stage, 3rd phase, Bangalore, Bengaluru (Bangalore) Urban, Karnataka, 560072, India
Article 2 – MEMBERSHIP SERVICES:
The Membership Services will generally refer to the following services we offer:
Access to the Coworking Space. The Coworking Space is available at the following days and times: Monday – Friday – 9 am to 6 pm, Saturday – on request, Sunday – closed. Night access – available on request with extra charges.
Maintenance and upkeep of the Coworking Space.
Use of furnishings and office premises in the Coworking Space, as will be described to you upon your first visit.
Usage of scanner and printer (at 30 prints per month). Beyond this fair usage, nominal charges will apply.
Use of basic amenities at the Coworking Space during office hours (9 am – 6 pm), such as air conditioning, electricity,
including coffee machine, toilets, showers and pantry space.
Access to library books within the premises.
The ability to sign up for additional services through the Website.
Use of Internet service at the Coworking Space for legitimate business purposes and not for hacking or fraudulent purposes.
Access to and use of the Website, which may be subject to any additional legal terms posted thereon.
As a registered business address (provided you have subscribed to a Virtual Office membership).
To receive mails/couriers during business hours.
To rent meeting rooms, brainstorm room, private theater space subject to additional fees.
To use the common areas including the call box, gaming areas, yoga area and terrace garden area on a complimentary basis only subject to availability. Clients guests are not allowed in common areas for meetings or otherwise.
Events hosted in the terrace garden area will be subject to additional charges that will be conveyed at the time of booking.
To use two-wheeler basement parking facility (based on first-come first-served availability).
The Membership Services may vary based on the type of Membership selected and certain Membership Services may be subject to additional fees. Certain Membership Services may also be subject to additional legal terms and conditions, which will be provided to you when you decide to use that Membership Service. The Membership Services do not include any services offered by third-parties.
When you sign up for a Membership, you are required to submit the following KYC documents (fewer documents may be accepted on a case-to-case basis):
– Company Incorporation Letter
– Company Pan Card
– Company GST Certificate
– Individual Identity Proof
– Individual Address Proof
Article 3 – MEMBERSHIP TYPES:
We offer different Membership Types at different costs. They are as follows:
– Day pass (for one person)
o (Usage of guest internet, café, terrace garden and usage of any one desk available in the open seating area, no storage options)
– Flexi 10 days in a month pass (for one person)
o (Usage of guest internet, café, usage of any one desk available in the open seating area, no storage available)
– Dedicated desk (for one person)
o (Usage of member internet, café, terrace garden, yoga area, gaming access, library access, a dedicated desk of your choice (subject to availability), pedestal (on request), complimentary fair usage access of 2 hours per person per month for the 4-seater community conference room, No lock-in period, minimum membership for a month, one month interest free refundable security deposit)
– Private office (for a team of 2 to 6)
o (Usage of member internet, café, terrace garden, gaming access, yoga area, library access, choose your entire cabin based on your team size (subject to availability), storage areas, complimentary fair usage access of 2 hours/person/month for the 4-seater community conference room, No lock-in period, minimum membership for a month, one month interest free refundable security deposit)
– Virtual office
o (Register your company at our coworking space without any security deposit, necessary documents will be provided by Work Theater (represented by its parent firm Chaitra Ventures), mail handling service included, choose between Basic and Plus plans as stated on our website, 12 months of lock-in period as minimum, no refunds in case of an unsuccessful attempt to register your company/firm)
Article 4 – BUSINESS ADDRESS USAGE:
You may use the Coworking Space as a registered business address on your business cards, marketing materials, website, and other business documents. This service will be subject to availing any Virtual Office plans. You acknowledge and agree that you do not maintain any real property interest or tenancy in the Coworking Space.
Article 5 – VIRTUAL OFFICE PLAN:
Client is subscribing from Provider a virtual office space (“Virtual Office Space”). By subscribing to the virtual office plan, the client acknowledges that it doesn’t maintain any real property tenancy or interest and that all rights to the space remains with the provider. The address of the Virtual Office Space is as follows:
Client will be able to use this Virtual Office Space for the following purposes:
– As a registered business address
· Provider will support client for its application in using the business address of the coworking space Work Theater (represented by its parent firm Chaitra Ventures) by providing the following documents:
o Rental agreement of Chaitra Ventures with the landlord.
o Blanket NOC from the landlord for allowing Chaitra Ventures to provide virtual office to its clients.
o Blanket NOC from Chaitra Ventures authorized signatory to provide virtual office services to its clients.
o Utility bill (Either BSNL/BESCOM/BWSSB bill).
– To receive mail/courier during business hours.
– To have company signboard affixed at a slot specified at the lobby/entrance of Work Theater at a one- time cost (based on type of signage) borne by the client. This is available only with the plus plan.
– To use meeting rooms for additional fees specified during the time of rental.
– To use printing services for additional fees specified during the time of use.
– To use 1 two-wheeler parking in the common basement (based on availability) at no extra charge while visiting the premises.
Client shall pay fees (the “Subscription Fees”) to Provider according to the following payment schedule: upfront fees for a period of 12 months (as stated on the website). The Rental Fees shall be payable according to the payment schedule described above. Rental Fees shall be made to the Provider via the following methods: UPI, NEFT, IMPS.
If Client is unable to get the necessary approvals or successfully register the firm/company, the Provider bears no responsibility/liability for the same and will not refund the upfront fees paid.
Client needs to renew its tenure after a period of 12 months for which the rental fees will be shared at that time. If client doesn’t want to renew, a minimum notice period of 1 month is mandatory. Failing renewal, Provider will stop providing the services mentioned in this agreement and the Client is liable to migrate its company’s official address to another space and provide proof of the same to the Provider through relevant legal documents.
Article 6 – MAIL HANDLING:
You may be able to receive mail at the Coworking Space during office hours. You authorize the Provider to act as an agent on your behalf to receive mail. We are not responsible for any non-delivery or delay in delivery of your mail. We will only accept mail in your name.
Article 7 – CONFERENCE/ MEETING ROOM RENTALS:
You agree that you will book a conference room for your visitors/guests and will not host a meeting in the common areas in order to protect privacy and space for other community members.
Conference/meeting/private theater room rentals will be subject to additional fees, which will be publicly available on the website. Scheduling for rentals is on a first-come, first-served basis. You agree to use the conference rooms exclusively for legitimate business purposes.
You acknowledge and agree that you are responsible for your guests, including ensuring that your guests act in a professional manner and adhere to the rules as stated in the agreement. If your guests act in a way which is not in accordance with this Agreement or any posted rules and regulations, we may terminate this Agreement immediately.
Access to guest internet and cafeteria is allowed only when client has booked conference room. The keys/remotes of the meeting room are to be returned back to the community manager of the provider at the end of the meeting.
Article 8 – PRIVATE OFFICE/CABIN RENTAL:
Private office rentals will be subject to additional fees, which will be available on the website. Scheduling for rentals is on a first-come, first-served basis. You agree to use the private office exclusively for legitimate business purposes. You may have the option to make certain interior changes based on the prior written approval of the service provider. Additional rules and regulations may apply to the usage of private offices.
Article 9 – DAMAGES:
If you or any of your guests damage any property (including RFID cards, keys, remotes, books) at the Coworking Space, you will be held liable, including charges incurred to repair or replace property elements or items.
Article 10 – STORAGE:
You are permitted to store items of personal property at the Coworking Space at your own risk. We are not liable for any loss of or damage to items left at the Coworking Space. You agree to waive off any claims you may have regarding any personal items.
Article 11 – THIRD-PARTY ACTIONS:
Please be advised that we are not responsible for the actions of Members or their guests (including any financial disputes of any sort). We assume no responsibility or obligation regarding any disputes which may take place between our members or guests or any third parties.
Article 12 – NO EXPECTATION OF PRIVACY:
You acknowledge and agree that you may not have any expectation of privacy when you are using the internet and telecommunications systems at our Coworking Space. We may monitor your activities to keep our networks and spaces safe.
Article 13 – AMENDMENTS:
We may, from time to time and at any time without notice to you, modify this Agreement. You agree that we have the right to do so, including revising anything contained herein. All modifications to this Agreement are in full force and effect immediately upon posting on the Website. All modifications or variations will replace any prior version of this Agreement, unless prior versions are specifically referred to or incorporated into the latest modification or variation of this Agreement.
To the extent any part or sub-part of this Agreement is held ineffective or invalid by any court of law, you agree that the prior, effective version of this Agreement shall be considered enforceable and valid to the fullest extent.
You agree to routinely monitor this Agreement on the Website to note modifications or variations. We might also change the scope of the Membership Services. If we do so, and you are unhappy with the new offerings, please feel free to contact us.
Article 14 – AGE RESTRICTIONS:
You must be at least 18 (eighteen) years of age to sign up for a Membership. We assume no responsibility or liability for any misrepresentation of your age.
Article 15 – CREDENTIALS:
As part of your Membership Services, you may be required to set up specific access information for the Coworking Space, such as a username and password. You may also receive access devices such an electronic access pass or RFID cards or physical keys. You are responsible for ensuring the safety and security of your access information or device. You must not share the access information or device or access cards with any third party. If you discover that the access information or device has been compromised, you agree that you will notify us immediately.
Article 16 – AUTHORIZED USERS:
A company may become a member and have authorized users. If you are a company Member, you must inform us of the
name of your company as well as the authorized users of the Membership Services. We are not responsible for any unauthorized access to your company account.
Article 17 – FEES:
As a Member, you will be paying fees based on your chosen membership type and timeline. The Fees shall be payable in
advance on the start date of your respective billing cycle of each month/day/hour. Long term memberships can also be paid in advance to reserve your space. Fees shall be payable via the following methods: UPI, NEFT, RTGS, IMPS.
Membership types such as dedicated desks and private offices attract a refundable interest free security deposit amounting to one month of rental. This will be used as a token of security towards any damages that may incur during the client’s membership period and will be refunded in full unless there is damage to the premises (as discussed in this agreement) while vacating.
No holidays, special events, or weekends will excuse your obligation to pay timely Fees as described by this Agreement.
The following additional fees may apply: The key to private cabins, storage areas, meeting rooms are to be returned back to the community manager of the provider at the end of the booking/contract. Any loss of key will be chargeable based on the cost of replacement from time to time.
Article 18 – ACCEPTABLE USE:
The rules below apply to your Membership:
You are not to damage the business reputation or physical property of the Provider. Any damages will attract penalties.
You may not act in any manner that presents danger or disruption to other Members, guests, employees, agents at the Coworking Space.
You will not indulge in activities such as drinking alcohol, smoking, or consuming any drugs within the coworking premises including any terrace areas, common areas, parking areas, etc. Any violations will lead to cancellation of your membership with no refund.
You will not harass, abuse, or threaten others or otherwise violate any person’s legal rights.
You will not violate any intellectual property rights of the Provider or any third party.
You will not use the Coworking Space to run any public-facing business where members of the public are expected to come to you. You will not use the Coworking Space to upload or otherwise disseminate any computer viruses or other software that may damage the property of anyone.
You will not use the Coworking Space to perpetrate any fraud or illegal activities.
You will not use the Coworking space for activities such as cryptocurrency mining (using hardware equipment) or hosting private servers and indulging in such activities will void your membership and any fees you have paid will not be refunded.
You will not publish or distribute any obscene or defamatory material or any material that incites violence, hate, or discrimination towards anyone at the Coworking Space.
You will not unlawfully gather information about others, including photographing or videotaping others without
Article 19 – INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY:
You agree that all of our copyrights, trademarks, trade secrets, patents, and other intellectual property belong solely and exclusively to us (“Provider”). You agree that we own all right, title and interest in and to the Provider IP and that you will not use the Provider IP for any unlawful or infringing purpose. You agree not to reproduce or distribute the Provider IP in any way, including electronically or via registration of any new trademarks, trade names, service marks or Uniform Resource Locators (URLs), without express written permission from us.
Article 20 – TERM:
The term of this Agreement (“term”) shall vary based on the membership type selected by the client and will not automatically renew unless both the parties are mutually willing.
Article 21 – TERMINATION:
This Agreement may be terminated if:
a) either party or its employees or agents engage in any conduct prejudicial to the business of the other, or in the event that either party considers that a conflict or potential conflict of interest has arisen between the parties.
If the Agreement is terminated, you agree to pay us (the Provider) all Fees incurred prior to the date of termination, regardless of which party terminated or why. You are only excused from paying Fees if we cease to exist.
Any termination under this subpart shall not affect the accrued rights or liabilities of either Party under this Agreement or at law and shall be without prejudice to any rights or remedies either Party may be entitled to. Any provision or subpart of this Agreement that is meant to continue after termination or come into force at or after termination shall not be affected by this subpart.
Article 22 – INDEMNIFICATION:
You agree to defend and indemnify us (the “Provider”) and any of our affiliates (if applicable) and hold us harmless against any and all legal claims and demands, including reasonable attorney’s fees, which may arise from or relate to your (or any of your representatives or guests thereon) use or misuse of the Coworking Space or Membership Services, your breach of this Agreement, or your conduct or actions.
Article 23 – SEVERABILITY:
If any part or subpart of this Agreement is held invalid or unenforceable by a court of law or competent arbitrator, the remaining parts and subparts will be enforced to the maximum extent possible. In such a condition, the remainder of this Agreement shall continue in full force.
Article 24 – DISPUTE RESOLUTION:
In case of a dispute between the Parties relating to or arising out of this Agreement, the Parties shall first attempt to resolve the dispute personally and in good faith. If these personal resolution attempts fail, the Parties shall then submit the dispute to binding arbitration. The arbitration shall be conducted in jurisdiction of Bengaluru courts.
Article 25 – HEADINGS:
Headings to this Agreement are for convenience only. Headings shall in no way affect the provisions themselves and shall not be construed in any way that would limit or otherwise affect the terms of this Agreement.
Article 26 – ASSIGNMENT:
This Agreement, or the usage of space granted hereunder, may not be assigned, sold, leased or otherwise transferred in whole or part by you. Should this Agreement, or the rights granted hereunder, by assigned, sold, leased or otherwise transferred by us, our rights and liabilities will bind and inure to any assignees, administrators, successors, and executors.
Article 27 – NO WAIVER:
In the event that we fail to enforce any provision of this Agreement, this shall not constitute a waiver of any future enforcement of that provision or of any other provision. Waiver of any part or sub-part of this Agreement will not constitute a waiver of any other part or sub-part.
Article 28 – NO AGENCY, PARTNERSHIP OR JOINT VENTURE:
No agency, partnership, or joint venture has been created between the Parties as a result of this Agreement. No Party has any authority to bind the other to third parties.
Article 29 – FORCE MAJEURE:
We are not liable for any failure to perform due to causes beyond our reasonable control including, but not limited to, acts of God, acts of civil authorities, acts of military authorities, riots, embargoes, acts of nature and natural disasters, and any other acts which may be due to unforeseen circumstances.
Article 30 – ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATIONS PERMITTED:
Electronic communications are permitted to both Parties under this Agreement, including email or WhatsApp. For any questions or concerns, please email us at the following address: