1. Scope and Application
2.1 The Company intends to protect the privacy of its Users accessing or using its Services on the Platform as the privacy of the Information provided by them to the Company from time to time.
3. Collection of Information
3.1 For the purposes of rendering the Services, the Company may collect your Information from various channels including but not limited to voluntary submission of Information from your end in furtherance of accessing or using the Services through requests and communication initiated by you with the Company and third parties on the Platform.
3.2 The minimum age for a User to be registered for the Services is the age of contractual consent under applicable laws or 18 years, whichever is lower. Our Services, in particular, are not directed at or are meant for persons under the age of 18. We hereby expressly assert that we do not intend to collect any information from any person under the age of 18.
4. Types of Information collected by the Company (“Information”)
4.1 Personally Identifiable Information (PII)
(a) PII, as used in information security and privacy laws, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person or to identify an individual in context. PII includes but is not limited to name, e-mail address, gender, date of birth, postal address, phone number, profile picture and other details shared via the Platform, by emails or any other medium.
(b) Any information exchanged by you with the Company in the form of written communication, responses to emails, feedback provided, participation in discussions, etc. is handled with confidentiality and will be available for the exclusive use of the Company.
(c) The Company may also collect specific Information from you when you access our Services through our Platform. For example, you may be asked to enter information about your address, delivery requirements and similar personal details. We may use this Information to customize our Services based on such Information as provided by you.
4.2 Non-Personal Information (NPI)
4.3 Other Information
(a) The Company may from time to time add or enhance or modify the Services available on the Platform. To the extent these Services are provided to and used by you, the Company will use the information provided by you in this regard to facilitate the access or use of the Services.
(b) The Company may also collect other non-specific information to provide you better access to the Services each time such as preferences and other non-personal details names shared via the Platform by an email or any other medium. For instance, if you email us with a question or provide feedback, we will use your email address, name, nature of the question, feedback etc. to respond to your question or feedback. We may also store and publish such information to assist us in making the Platform better and easier to use.
4.4 Indicative modes of collection of Information
(a) When you visit our Platform: We collect industry standard data from everyone who visits our Platform in the form of aggregated data even if they do not have an account with the Platform. This includes log data that automatically records information about the customers’ visit such as the browser type, operating system, the URL of the page that referred the customers, the different actions performed and the IP address used to access pages on the sites. We use this type of information to provide you with an experience that is relevant to your location based on the IP address, to enhance the sites, to prevent site misuse, and to ensure the site is working properly. We also collect data from cookies.
5. Usage and sharing of Information
(b) Please note that the Company does not trade or sell your PII in any manner, except as specified herein or unless express consent is sought from you.
(c) The Company, however, may share the collected Information with its subsidiaries, divisions, and affiliates, or with a third party as part of any sale, merger or acquisition. The Company will also share the Information with its service providers as may be required to provide you with the Services. In the interest of providing quality and efficiency in the Services, you agree to inform the Company of any changes to your PII and also undertake to protect the security of your username, password and PII in relation to the Platform and the Services.
(e) In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified above, the Company may disclose your PII to the extent that it is required to do so:
(i) by law,
(ii) in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings,
(iii) in order to establish, exercise or defend its legal rights,
(iv) on account of a governmental or judicial request,
(vi) to protect the rights or safety of the Company or its Users.
(f) Any NPI and data and analyses arising therefrom may be shared by the Company to its existing and potential partners, advertisers, investors, and others.
(g) The Company may have presence on social networking websites including but not limited to LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and blogs which are promotional and business initiatives to attract, engage and connect to a larger group of people. The domain links contained therein may either direct you to our Platform or request your participation by way of feedback, suggestions, etc. The Company, in this regard, fully disclaims any liability(ies) or claim(s), which may arise by use/misuse of your feedback, suggestions, views, etc. on any of the aforementioned networking websites or blogs, by any third party whether or not known to the Company.
6. Storage of Information
(a) All Information collected in connection with the Services may be stored with the Company. Information is also stored on your device(s) and is subject to the security and privacy policies of your device and storage providers. Any breach of such security and privacy is beyond the control of the Company and you acknowledge that the Company cannot and will not be held responsible for such breaches of security or/and privacy.
(b) If the Company uses a vendor for storage of Information, all data storage by the vendor will be subject to the vendor’s security systems and any breach of such privacy or /and security policies of the vendor will be beyond the reasonable control of the Company and the Company will not be held responsible for such breaches.
(c) You understand and agree that the Company may continue to store your Information after you cease use of the Services or disable your use of, access to, or otherwise of the Services or the Platform. Please note that the Company shall not use, share or/ and disclose your PII with its affiliates, vendors, third parties etc., after you cease use of the Services or disable your use of, access to, or otherwise of the Services or the Platform unless required by law to do so. The Company may however continue to use, share and/ or disclose your NPI in furtherance of its Policies.
7. Commitment to Security
(b) The Company will ensure its best efforts to protect your Information available with the Company in line with commercially reasonable efforts and general industry standards; however, the Company does not represent, warrant, or guarantee that your Information will be protected against unauthorized access, loss, misuse, or alterations beyond the reasonable control of the Company and does not accept any liability for the security of the Information submitted to the Company or for your or any third parties’ misuse of your Information.
8. Payment Related Details
(a) The Company uses third party payment gateways for processing online payments. We do not store your credit card details or debit card details or your internet banking details on our servers. The payment data is encrypted through the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS) when processing your payments. Your purchase transaction data is only used as long as is necessary to complete your purchase transaction and is not saved thereafter.
(b) The payment gateway adopted by the Company adheres to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover.
(c) PCI-DSS requirements will help ensure the secure handling of payment data information by the Platform.
(d) Payment gateways and other payment transaction processors will have their own privacy policies in respect to the information you are required to provide to them and we are required to provide to them for your payment-related transactions, and as such, those details will be governed by their privacy policies.
Grievance Officer Name: Sudarshan Gangrade
Email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone number: 7674813278
(b) The Grievance Officer can be contacted between 10am to 5pm from Monday to Friday except on public holidays.
11. Governing Law
The Company is incorporated in, and based out of India, and is duty bound to abide by Indian laws. The Company may not have complied with some privacy laws of other countries and further represents to be unaware of such other legal requirements.
12. Questions and Contact Information