Terms and condition

General Terms and Conditions For Online-Payments

1. Once a User has accepted these Terms and Conditions, he/ she may register and avail the Services. A User may either register on Bihar State Housing Board’s website or alternatively enter his/ her 14 digit property number and pay their latest property tax dues/ bill(s)” in any other manner as may be specified by Bihar State Housing Board from time to time.

2. Bihar State Housing Board's rights, obligations, undertakings shall be subject to the laws in force in India, as well as any directives/ procedures of Government of India, and nothing contained in these Terms and Conditions shall be in derogation of Bihar State Housing Board's right to comply with any law enforcement agencies request or requirements relating to any User’s use of the website or information provided to or gathered by Bihar State Housing Board with respect to such use. Each User accepts and agrees that the provision of details of his/ her use of the Website to regulators or police or to any other third party in order to resolve disputes or complaints which relate to the Website shall be at the absolute discretion of Bihar State Housing Board.

3. If any part of these Terms and Conditions are determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law including, but not limited to, the warranty disclaimers and liability limitations set forth herein, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of these Terms and Conditions shall continue in effect.

4. These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between the User and Bihar State Housing Board. These Terms and Conditions supersede all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral, or written, between the User and Bihar State Housing Board. A printed version of these Terms and Conditions and of any notice given in electronic form shall be admissible in judicial or administrative proceedings based upon or relating to these Terms and Conditions to the same extent and subject to the same conditions as other business documents and records originally generated and maintained in printed form.

5. Refund For Charge Back Transaction: In the event there is any claim for/ of charge back by the User for any reason whatsoever, such User shall immediately approach Bihar State Housing Board with his/ her claim details and claim refund from Bihar State Housing Board alone. Such refund (if any) shall be effected only by Bihar State Housing Board via payment gateway or by means of a demand draft or such other means as Bihar State Housing Board deems appropriate. The refund shall be made in legitimate cases within 30 days as per rules & regulations of the Bihar State Housing Board. No claims for refund/ charge back shall be made by any User to the Payment Service Provider(s) and in the event such claim is made it shall not be entertained.

6. In these Terms and Conditions, the term “Charge Back” shall mean, approved and settled credit card or net banking purchase transaction(s) which are at any time refused, debited or charged back to merchant account (and shall also include similar debits to Payment Service Provider's accounts, if any) by the acquiring bank or credit card company for any reason whatsoever, together with the bank fees, penalties and other charges incidental thereto.

7. Refund for fraudulent/duplicate transaction(s): The User shall directly contact the Bihar State Housing Board for any fraudulent transaction(s) on account of misuse of Card/ Bank details by a fraudulent individual/party and such issues shall be suitably addressed by Bihar State Housing Board alone in line with their policies and rules.

8. In case of cancellation of Hostel Admissions, refund of hostel fees/deposit shall be as per the rules & regulations of the hostel management policy of the university mentioned on the hostel admission portal.

9. Server Slow Down/Session Timeout: In case the Website or Payment Service Provider’s webpage, that is linked to the Website, is experiencing any server related issues like ‘slow down’ or ‘failure’ or ‘session timeout’, the User shall, before initiating the second payment,, check whether his/her Bank Account has been debited or not and accordingly resort to one of the following options:

  • (i) In case the Bank Account appears to be debited, ensure that he/ she does not make the payment twice and immediately thereafter contact Bihar State Housing Board via e-mail or any other mode of contact as provided by Bihar State Housing Board to confirm payment.

  • (ii) In case the Bank Account is not debited, the User may initiate a fresh transaction to make payment. However, the User agrees that under no circumstances the Payment Gateway Service Provider shall be held responsible for such fraudulent/duplicate transactions and hence no claims should be raised to Payment Gateway Service Provider No communication received by the Payment Service Provider(s) in this regards shall be entertained by the Payment Service Provider(s). User’s personal information and correspondence when the User happens to share a computer with someone else or is using a computer in a public place like a library or Internet café.