Agreement and Acceptance: Welcome to Hikayat Banaras ("Website"). These Terms and Conditions ("Terms") govern your access and use of our Website. By using our Website, you agree to comply with these Terms. We reserve the right to modify these Terms at any time, with changes becoming effective immediately upon posting on the Website. If you do not agree to any changes, you must discontinue using the Website.

Applicable Laws: By accessing this Website, you agree to abide by these Terms, applicable laws, and regulations. You are solely responsible for compliance with local laws. If you do not agree with these terms, you are prohibited from using this site.

Jurisdiction: These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India. Hikayat Banaras agrees to submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts in Delhi, India.

User Account, Password, and Security

Account Responsibility: If you register with Hikayat Banaras to avail the services, you will create an account with a password and account designation during the registration process. You are responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the password and account, and you are fully responsible for all activities that occur under your password or account. You agree to (a) immediately notify Hikayat Banaras of any unauthorized use of your password or account or any other breach of security, and (b) ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. Hikayat Banaras cannot and will not be liable for any loss or damage arising from your failure to comply with this clause.

Intellectual Property Rights

Ownership of Content: The Website and its content, including but not limited to software, HTML code, scripts, text, artwork, photographs, images, video, and audio, are the intellectual property of Hikayat Banaras.

Authorized Use: Content on the Website may be used for personal and purchasing purposes. You are authorized to print a copy of the information for personal use unless expressly prohibited.

Restrictions: You may not copy, alter, reproduce, publish, transmit, distribute, perform, display, post, modify, create derivative works, sell, license, or exploit the Site or its content without our prior written permission.


Trademark Ownership: Reproduction or misuse of any trademarks and logos on the Website is strictly prohibited. Hikayat Banaras retains all rights regarding trademarks, trade names, and brand names.

No License Granted: No license to use such marks or names is granted to you under these Terms.

Acceptable Use of the Website

Prohibited Activities: You agree not to misuse our Services in any way that is unlawful, illegal, fraudulent, or harmful. You will not make speculative or fraudulent orders, engage in systematic data collection activities, or falsely imply affiliation with Hikayat Banaras.

Terms of Sale

Order Placement: By placing an order on our Website, you agree to the following terms and conditions:

  • Orders are subject to availability and confirmation of the order price.
  • Dispatch times may vary, and delivery times are estimates.
  • You are responsible for providing accurate information and ensuring sufficient funds for your order.
  • Product prices may fluctuate with seasons.
  • E-Gift Card credit is redeemable only towards our products.

Contract Formation: A contract is formed upon payment approval and debit of your credit or debit card.

Order Reservation: Items in your shopping cart are not reserved.

Order Refusal: We reserve the right to refuse orders for various reasons, such as payment authorization, shipping restrictions, stock availability, or if we believe the order violates our acceptable use policies.

Pricing and Availability: Pricing and availability are subject to change. Colours of products may vary slightly from those shown on the website.

Payment: The total amount of the Purchase Price shall be payable in full by you according to the payment due date stated at Checkout.

Language of Contract: The Website and communication are conducted in English; therefore, the final sale contract will also be in English.

Right to Reject: We reserve the right to not accept your order if, for example, we are unable to obtain authorization for payment, shipping restrictions apply to a particular item, the item ordered is out of stock, or it does not meet our quality control standards.

Privacy and Data Protection

Privacy Policy: Your privacy is important to us. Please refer to our Privacy Policy to understand how we collect, use, and protect your personal information.


Colour Accuracy: While we have made every effort to display as accurately as possible the colors of the products that appear on the Site, we cannot guarantee that your monitor or screen’s display of any color will be completely accurate, as computer monitors and screens of electronic devices vary.

Electronic Communications

Electronic Communication Consent: When you use the Site or send emails or other data, information, or communication to us, you agree and understand that you are communicating with us through electronic records. You consent to receive communications via electronic records from us periodically and as and when required. We will communicate with you by email or by an electronic record on our Site, which will be deemed adequate service of notice/electronic record