India’s life insurance giant (LIC) on Thursday said it will take legal action against unscrupulous entities that illegally use its logo on social media platforms to collect money. attract customers.
In its cautionary notice, the LIC has also asked the public not to fall prey to suggestions by entities that are abusing its logo on social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube and other social media.
“We have also noticed that certain unscrupulous service providers and resellers have created websites and Apps whereby they are attempting to provide various services, such as ‘ Insurance and Insurance Consulting Services’ for clients using our trademarks/service marks which may be considered similar to our mark…
“and domain names that are deceptively similar to ours, even using and copying our original literary and artistic works with the aim of confusing and deceiving the public mind.” them and policy holders that they are related or authorized in some way by us,” LIC said in a statement.
It also indicates that certain software and application vendors have created software and Applications to access or allow others to access the LIC portal system by facilitating the unauthorized access for the purpose of data theft.
As a result, the providers of such software and applications have forced themselves to be prosecuted before the law.
“In practice and circumstances, customers, members of the public and policyholders are required to notify us of any misuse and/or unauthorized use and/or violation of their service marks. me on social media or in any other way… to enable us to take appropriate legal action, both civil and criminal, to limit such infringing activities, “it said.
The general public is warned that all information regarding our products is available on our website and that the Company is not responsible for any false or misleading information that may be on social and digital media platforms of such unscrupulous people.
https://www.ndtv.com/business/life-insurance-corporation-lic-warns-of-legal-action-over-misuse-of-its-logo-on-social-media-2654742 Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) Legal Action Warning Over Misuse of Company Logo on Social Media