Please be advised that any Information procured by us, shall be:
· processed fairly and lawfully for rendering theServices;
· obtained only for specified and lawful purposes;
· adequate, relevant and not excessive in relation to the purpose for which it is required;
· able to be reviewed by the User, from time to time and updated-if need arises; and
· not kept longer than for the time which it is required or the purpose for which it is required or as required by the applicable law.
WE SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE SUSTAINED BY REASON OF ANY DISCLOSURE (INADVERTENT OR OTHERWISE) OF ANY DATA, IF THE SAME IS EITHER (A) REQUIRED FOR SHARING YOUR INFORMATION FOR LEGITIMATE PURPOSES; OR (B) WAS CAUSED THROUGH NO FAULT, ACT,OR OMISSION OF THE COMPANY. 2. TYPES OF INFORMATION COLLECTED BY US
means and includes any Information that relates to a natural person through which an individual is identified, such as the name, contact details, email address, gender, age, demographic information such as address and pin code, any photo identity or any other information relevant to product choice and preferences provided by aUser, including but not limited to information gathered through availingServices.
· “Technical Information”
means and includes any Information gathered through various technologies that may employ cookies, web beacons, or similar technologies to automatically record certain information from your device through which you use the Platform. This technical information may include your Internet Protocol (IP) address, device or browser type, Internet service provider (ISP), referring or exit pages, click stream data, operating system, hardware model, operating system version, unique device identifiers, and mobile network. This data includes usage information and user statistics.
· “Locational Information”
shall mean and include the information obtained through GPS or other means, such as the geographical location of the User.
· “Social Media Data”
o “Information collected through use of our Service”
means and includes generic and non-identifying information which is shared with us to avail our Services.
o "Non-Personal Information”
means and includes any information that does not reveal your specific identity, such as, browser information, information collected through Cookies (as defined below),pixel tags and other technologies, demographic information, etc. As is true with most websites, our Company gathers some information automatically when you visit the Platform. When you use the Platform, we may collect certain information about your computer or mobile to facilitate, evaluate and verify your use of the Platform. For example, we may store environmental variables, such as browser type, operating system, speed of the central processing unit(CPU), referring or exit web pages, click patterns. This information is generally collected in aggregate form, without identifying any User individually.
(The Personal Data, Technical Information, Locational Information andNon-Personal Information are collectively referred to as “Information"
3. COLLECTION OF INFORMATION
3.1. Information may be collected in various ways including during the course of you registering as a User on the Platform, or availing certain Services offered on the Platform.
· Directly from You. For example, from the forms You complete on our Service, preferences You express or provide through ourService, or from Your purchases on our Service.
· Indirectly from You. For example, from observing Your activity on our Service.
· Automatically from You. For example, through cookiesWe or our Service Providers set on Your Device as You navigate through ourService.
· From Service Providers. For example we may receive Information about you from third-party platform, such as social media platforms, marketing and advertising firms, commercially available sources and business partners to whom you have consented disclosure of such Information.
4. PURPOSE FOR COLLECTING OF INFORMATION
4.1. The Company collects, uses, stores and processes your Information for any purpose as may be permissible under applicable laws (including where the applicable law provides for such collection, usage, storage or processes in accordance with the consent of the User) and shall include the following:
i) to render Services and facilitate your use of the Platform;
ii) to respond to your inquiries or fulfil your requests for information about the various Services offered on the Platform;
iii) to provide you with information about Services available on the Platform and to send you information, materials, and offers;
iv) to send you important information regarding the Platform, changes in terms and conditions, user agreements, and policies and/or other administrative information;
v) to send you surveys and marketing communications;
vi) to improve user experience
vii) to help you address your problems incurred on the Platform including addressing any technical problems;
viii) to protect the integrity and for proper administering of the Platform;
ix) to conduct academic research, surveys, analytical studies on various aspects including user behaviour, user preferences etc.;
x) to respond to legal, judicial, quasi-judicial process and provide information to law enforcement agencies or in connection with an investigation on matters related to public safety, as permitted by law;
xi) to implement information security practices;
xii) to determine any security breaches, computer contaminant or computer virus;
xiii) to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities and suspected fraud,
xiv) to enable a potential buyer or investor to evaluate the business of the Company.
xv) Business or Research Purposes: TheInformation saved and except Sensitive Personal Information, is used for business or research purposes, including improving and customising the Platform for ease of use and the products and services offered by us. We may archive this information to use it for future communications for providing updates and/or surveys.
xvi) AggregatingInformation / Anonymised data: We may aggregate Information and analyse it in a manner to further accentuate the level of services that we offer to our customers. This Information includes average number of Users of the Platform, the average clicks of the services/, the features used, the response rate, etc. and other such statistics regarding groups or individuals. In doing so, we shall not be making disclosures of any Sensitive Personal Information as defined above. [Individually and collectively referred to as ("LegitimatePurposes
5. SHARING AND DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
5.2. We shall share the information to the third-party service providers/ vendors, to provide you with the Services.
5.3. We may disclose any Information provided by you on the Platform as may be deemed to be necessary or appropriate:
· under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence;
· to comply with legal process;
· to respond to requests from public and government authorities including public and government authorities including public and government authorities outside your country of residence;
· to protect our operations or those of any of our affiliates;
· to protect our rights, privacy, safety or property, and/that of our affiliates, you or others;
· to allow us to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain; or
· to protect against legal liability;
· to protect the personal safety of Users of thePlatform;
· to prevent or investigate possible wrongdoing in connection with the Platform.
5.4. Merger or Acquisition: We may shareInformation upon merger or acquisition of Company with another company. We shall transmit and transfer the Information upon acquisition or merger of Company with another company.
5.5. With our service providers: We may share Information with other service providers on a need to know basis, subject to obligations of confidentiality for provision of Services. We hereby clarify that we work with institutions, vendors, partners, advertisers, and other service providers, including (but not limited) to those who provide products or services such as contact Information verification, website hosting, data analysis, providing infrastructure, information technology services, auditing services and other similar services, in different industries and categories of business by virtue of lawful contracts instituted between such third parties and Company to improve our product and services. Accordingly, we may share yourInformation with such service provider in order to provide you with Services.
5.6. Employees /Agents of Company: We follow a strict confidentiality policy with regard to disclosure of confidential information to our employees or other personnel. There may be situations, where we may disclose the confidential information only to those of our employees and other personnel on a need-to-know basis. Any breach of confidential information by the employees, personnel within the Company is dealt with stringently by us.
5.7. Except for the Information disclosed pursuant to this section, Company may share Information only if you authorise us to do so.
6. LINK TO OTHER WEBSITES AND THIRD-PARTY SERVICES
6.3. We shall not be responsible for any loss, damage, claim or expense caused as a result of you accessing these third-party sites and features.
6.4. We may use your Information to send you promotional Information about third parties which, we think you may find interesting, if you tell us that you wish this to happen. We shall not be responsible for any disclosure of Information due to unauthorised third-party access or other acts of third parties or acts or omissions beyond our reasonable control and you agree that you will not hold us responsible for any breach of security unless such breach has been caused asa direct result of our negligence or wilful default.
7. CHILDREN’S PRIVACY
Our Services are not meant to be used by Children (as defined by applicable privacy laws for a particular jurisdiction). We do not knowingly collect Personal Information relating to children and if you think that Your child has provided this kind of information on our Platform, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will take reasonable steps to promptly remove or destroy such information.
8. DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS
8.1. You have certain rights available to you when it comes to your PersonalInformation. Subject to any exemptions provided by the applicable laws, you have the following rights:
8.1.1. Rectifying, correcting, updating and removing Your information:
You can access, edit, modify and/or update your PersonalInformation by logging into your user profile or you can write to us via email incase you wish to exercise this right.
8.1.2. Accessing and updating or deleting Your information:
Our Services and related documentation on our Platform provide you with the ability to access, update and delete certain PersonalInformation from your Account, if any. We will provide you with information about whether we hold any of your Personal Information upon request. We will respond to such requests within a reasonable timeframe. Please note, however, that we may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes, to complete our Services and related obligations to you or to comply with our legal obligations.
8.1.3. Object or restrict processing of Your information:
You have the right to: (i) object to our processing ofyour Personal Information; and/or (ii) request that we restrict the processingof your Personal Information.
You shall have the right to request us to transferYour Personal Information directly to you, in a structured, commonly used andmachine-readable format.
8.2. Inorder to exercise these rights, please contact us on firstname.lastname@example.org.
9. STORAGE AND TRANSFER OF INFORMATION
Your Information will primarily be stored in electronic form; provided, however, that certain data can also be stored in physical form. We may store, collect, process and use your data in countries other than the jurisdiction where it has been collected, but under compliance with applicable laws. We may enter into agreements with third parties to store or process your information or data. These third parties may have their own security standards to safeguard your information or data and we will on commercial reasonable basis require from such third parties to adopt reasonable security standards to safeguard your information / data.
10. COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES
10.1. OurPlatform may utilise “cookies” and other Technical Information. “Cookies” are a small text file consisting of alphanumeric numbers used to collect theInformation about Platform activity. The Technical Information helps us analyse web traffic and helps you by customising the Platform to your preferences.Cookies in no way gives us access to your computer or mobile device. In relation to Cookies, you can deny access to the installation of the Cookies by modifying the settings on your web browser, however, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the Platform.
10.2. Our use ofCookies and Technical Information allows us to improve Platform and your experience of Platform and Services. We may also analyse Technical Information that does not containSensitive Personal Information for trends and statistics.
11. DATA RETENTION
We will retain your Information for as long as your Account is active or as needed to provide our Services. We shall retain and use theInformation collected by us as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes or for other Legitimate Purposes. If you cancel/ deactivate/unsubscribe your account with us, we are not under any obligation to retain yourInformation. However, may retain the Information pertaining to the User for the maximum period permitted under the law of the land from the date of deactivation of User’s Account.
12. SECURITY MEASURES AND SAFEGUARDS
You agree and accept that your Information may be stored in third-party cloud service infrastructure providers. While all reasonable attempts have been taken from our end to ensure the safe and secure storage of your data, we shall not be liable for any data breach on the part of the third-party cloud service infrastructure provider that was beyond our control. In addition to the security measures put in place by the third-party cloud service infrastructure provider for safe and secure storage of your Information, we use certain physical, managerial, technical or operational safeguards as per industry standards and established best practices to protect the Information we collect. We use reasonable security practices and procedures and use secure servers as mandated under applicable laws for the protection of your Information. We review our Information collection, storage, and processing practices, including physical security measures to guard against unauthorised access to systems. However, as effective as these measures are, no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our database, nor can we guarantee that the Information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the internet. However, since the internet is not a 100% secure environment, we on best effort basis ensures the security of any information the User transmits to us and that the information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. Please note that e-mails and other communications theUser sends to us through our Platform are not encrypted, and we strongly advise the User not to communicate any confidential information through these means.
13. DO NOT SELL
We do not sell your Personal Data in the conventional sense (i.e., for money). However, like many companies, we use services that collect information from You (to deliver advertisements to You for example) and this may classify this use as a “sale” of your Personal Data, You can request to opt-out out of this “sale”, if you direct us not to sell your PersonalInformation, we will stop sharing your personal information if required by submit a written request to us via email at email@example.com
. You must put the statement “Sale of Information- Opt-out) in your request and include your name, street address, city, state, and ZIP code. We are not responsible for notices that are not labeled or sent properly, or do not have complete information.
14. DO NOT TRACK
17. THE FOLLOWING SECTION IS APPLICABLE TO RESIDENTS OF CALIFORNIA
“Personal Information” has the meaning given in the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (“CCPA”) but does not include information exempted from the scope of the CCPA.
California’s “Shine the Light” law (Civil Code section 1798.83) also permits California residents once per calendar year to request and receive information about a business’ disclosure of certain categories of Personal Information to other companies for direct marketing purposes. If you are a California resident and would like a copy of this notice, please submit a written request to us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. You must put the statement “Your California Privacy Rights” in your request and include your name, street address, city, state, and ZIP code. We are not responsible for notices that are not labeled or sent properly, or do not have complete information.
18. GRIEVANCE OFFICER
For Indian Users, in furtherance of the Information TechnologyAct, 2000 (“IT Act”) and the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 (“Intermediary Guidelines”) a grievance officer is appointed to ensure compliance with the IT Act and theIntermediary guidelines.
Name: Anirudh Gupta
The grievance officer shall revert to every complaint within 24 hours of receipt of the complaint. Further, the Company shall take best possible efforts to redress the complaint within 15 days of receipt of the complaint. Any suggestions by Company regarding use of the Services shall not be construed as a warranty.
Please feel free to reach out to us by e-mail at email@example.com incase of any concerns, grievances, or questions relating to our privacy or data related practices