In this policy we will explain the information we collect from visitors to our website, users of our mobile apps and all our Internet content. In addition, we have also provided details about how we store, use and delete that information.
Collection and use of information
One area from where we collect information is your browsing pattern of our website. For example, your page views (includes the time you spend and the extent of a page you view). This information includes records of those interactions, your Internet Protocol address, information about your device (such as device or browser type), and referral information (how you got to a particular page). And some information we collect are those that you actively share with us, such as your email address. However, all the information we gather are to give you the best possible experience in using our website.
Our primary objective behind collecting the above information is to:
provide, test, improve our website content
fight spam and similar abuse
As and when you create an account on our website which you might have authenticated via a third- party service such as Google, Facebook or Twitter, we may collect your information that is available with the third-party account such as your lists of friends or followers and update the same from time to time. Under no circumstances though, will we ever publish such information without your express permission.
Disclosure of information
As a matter of principle, we do not disclose or share any of the information we have collected from you to any third-party to facilitate them advertising to you.
In the event that it becomes necessary to share your information in response to legal process, we will give you notice so that you can challenge our proposed action. If however, we are prohibited by law or are of the view that giving notice would amount to illegal conduct we may share your information without issuing you any notice. Further, we will always object to legal requests for information that we have collected from you, if we believe such requests to be inappropriate.
Use of your stored data
To run our website we make use of third-party vendors who cater to our needs for hardware, software, networking, storage, and related technology. By using our website, you implicitly authorize us to transfer, store, and use your information in India and any other country where we operate.
Security of your data
Data to and from our website is transmitted using HTTPS/TLS encryption. However, we cannot guarantee data security as no data transmission on the Internet is 100% secure. So, you agree that your use of this website is at your own risk and you will take reasonable measures to secure your own data.
Your rights vis-à-vis your personal data
You have the following rights in relation to your personal data, subject however, to applicable laws:
Right of access
On your request, we will confirm whether we are processing your personal data and, if so, provide you with a copy of that personal data along with certain other details. If you require additional copies, we may need to charge a reasonable fee.
Right to rectification
If you find that your personal data is inaccurate or incomplete, you are entitled to ask us to correct or complete it. If we shared your incorrect or incomplete personal data with others, we will tell them about the correction where possible. If you request us and if the law so permits, we will also tell you with whom we shared your personal data so you can contact them directly.
Right to erasure
In case you withdraw your consent to us to hold your personal data, you may ask us to delete or remove it. In such cases, if we have shared your data with others, we will tell them about the erasure wherever possible. On your request, and whenever possible and permitted by law, we will also tell you with whom we shared your personal data so you can contact them directly.
Right to restrict processing
In cases where you contest the accuracy of the data or object to us processing it you may request us to restrict or block processing of your personal data. In such cases, we will inform you before lifting any restriction on processing; and if your personal data was shared with others, they will be informed about the restrictions wherever possible. On your request, and whenever possible and permitted by law, we will also tell you with whom we shared your personal data so you can contact them directly.
Right to data portability
This will come into effect once India becomes General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliant. It will give the website user the right to obtain their personal data from us that they consensually gave us or that was provided to us as a necessary clause of our contract with them. Post the compliance, users will be furnished their Personal data in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format that they will be able to use elsewhere.
Right to object
If users find that their personal data is being processed for purposes of direct marketing or for any other interests where we cannot show a compelling legitimate ground, they can ask us to stop processing their personal data and we will do so.
Rights in relation to automated decision-making and profiling
In cases where your personal data is processed using automated means, including profiling, which produce a significant legal effect on you, you have the right to ask to be free of such processing, unless such profiling is necessary for entering into, or the performance of a contract between you and us, or was done with your explicit consent.
Right to withdraw consent
If your personal data was processed with your consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. However, the lawfulness of any data that was processed before we received your notice of withdrawal of your consent will continue to hold good.
Right to lodge a complaint with the data protection authority
Any concern that you may have about our privacy practices, including the way your personal data was handled by us may be reported to the data protection authority that is authorized to hear those concerns.
To exercise your rights kindly contact us as indicated under “Contact Us” section of this website.
Personal data transfer
Although our company is based in India, some of our service providers are based in the US. As a result, when you use our website some of your personal data will get transferred to our service providers in the US as an integral part of your use of our website, which you acknowledge and agree to. Please note that we take steps that continue to protect your rights with regard to your personal data.
Retention of your personal data
We welcome feedback about this policy at firstname.lastname@example.org.