Privacy policy

Privacy Policy

  1. GENERAL PRINCIPLES

Protecting your privacy is very important. Accordingly we have developed this Privacy Policy to protect your personal information and keep it confidential. We endeavor to comply with the laws of other nations but cannot and do not warrant that we do. We reasonably do everything to protect your rights of privacy on systems and the website controlled by us, but we are not liable for any unauthorized or unlawful disclosures of your personal and confidential information made by third parties who are not under our control. For instance, advertisers and websites that have links to our website. Please take note that the information and privacy practices of our business partners, advertisers, sponsors or other sites to which we provide hyperlinks, may vary from ours. Our privacy policy is subject to change at any time without notice. To make sure you are aware of any changes, please review this policy periodically.

We categorize information about you (collectively referred to as ‘Personal Information’) as follows:

  1. Profiling Information: The information that you provide during registration for a service or make a purchase, which may include some or all of the following: information about your personal identity such as gender, marital status, age, preferences, likes and dislikes, etc. and your contact details viz. your physical addresses, postal addresses, telephone and fax numbers and similar. In the case of facebook allied services (in case you opt for it), publicly available information of your friends, their likes and dislikes, etc. will be revealed.
  2. Payment and Account Information: Your account history with us including (without limitation) all billing information and communications, payment history, etc.
  3. Service Usage: Information about your navigation using our services, for example the URLs of websites, which you visit and from which you request downloads.
  4. Log information: Information such as your web request, IP address, browser type, browser language, date and time of request.
  5. Transactional Information: Transactional history (other than banking details) about your e-commerce activities.
  6. Correspondence Information: Content, information about your correspondents, and the destination/origin of communications between you and any other person using our services, which include email communications, blog, chat room and discussion board communications, instant message communications, experts forum communications, fax mail communications, membership of mailing lists, etc.
  7. User IDs: Your usernames, passwords, email addresses and other security-related information used by you in relation to our services.
  8. Stored Information: Data either created by you or by a third party and which you wish to store on our servers such as image files, documents, etc. We collect only your personal information to conduct our business and to enable us to deliver and improve our services. We do not for any reason whatsoever sell your personal information to any third party or otherwise trade with it.

We will only disclose your personal information in accordance to this Privacy Policy. If we want to use it for any other purpose, we will obtain your prior written permission. If you decline to submit your personal information to us, then unfortunately we will not be able to provide the services to you.

Any of your information which you provide when you use certain services and are open, public environment or forum, including (without limitation) any blog, community or discussion board, is not confidential, does not define, imply or constitute as personal information, and is not subject to protection under Privacy Policy. Since, such public environments are accessible by third parties, it is possible that third parties may collect, collate and use such information for their own purposes. You should accordingly be careful when deciding to share any of your personal information in such public environments. Information, which is disclosed publicly, is also shared with our affiliates, third party service providers, sponsors of competitions, etc. unless expressly stated otherwise. We are not liable to you or any third party for any damages that you or any third party may suffer whatsoever arising from disclosure of your personal information in any public environment. You should accordingly disclose personal information to the public at your own risk.

  1. RIGHT TO COLLECT

By accepting the terms of service you agree that we may collect and store your personal information as long as you use our services subject to the limitations laid out in this Privacy Policy.

  1. We collect your Profiling and Account Information for the following reasons:
  2. We need your identity details, contact details, banking information and account history to manage our relationship with you and provide services to you. We may use this information for suggesting products and promotional offers and schemes. We will only disclose this information, provided below:
  3. We use your certain information in an aggregated form to compile statistical and demographical profiles for our business and marketing activities. We may disclose such information about you, provided that the information is in an aggregated form that is not capable of being used or interpreted in such a manner as to identify you.
  4. We gather and store your service usage and transactional information to:
  5. Comply with our obligations under law; and
  6. Monitor your use of our services in order to ensure your compliance with our terms of service.

Any personal information which we collect and may use in an aggregated format ensuring you are not individually identified is our property. We may use it, in our sole discretion and without any compensation to you, for any legitimate purpose including (without limitation) the commercial sale thereof to third parties. Sometime we use ‘cookies’ so that we can provide you with more customized information when you return to our website. ‘Cookies’ are used to store user preferences and to track user trends, so as to enhance your interactive experience and generally improve our services to you.

You can set your browser to notify you when you are sent a ‘cookie’, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it. If you do accept a ‘cookie’, you thereby agree to our use of any personal information collected by us using that cookie.

You may update your profiling information at any time on the website. When you acknowledge and agree in the interests of improving personalization and service efficiency, we may, under controlled and secured circumstances, share your personal information with our affiliates (an entity which is our subsidiary or holding company or a subsidiary of our holding company or an entity which controls, is controlled by or is under common control with us).

 

  1. GENERAL EXCEPTIONS

If we require to intercept, disclose, monitor and/or store your personal information, the legalistic realms automatically gives us the permission:

  1. to conduct our business
  2. to secure our systems or
  3. to enforce our own rights

 

Such interception, disclosure, monitoring and storage may take place without your knowledge. In that case, we will not be liable to you or any third party for any damages whatsoever may arise from such interception, disclosure, monitoring and storage.

In order to ensure our users comply with the terms of service, we may monitor your personal information to the extent that this may be required to determine compliance and/or to identify instances of non-compliance.

To ensure security and integrity of our services are safeguarded, we may monitor your personal information. This monitoring may include (without limitation) the filtering of incoming and outgoing electronic data messages to identify, limit and/or prevent the transmission of spam, viruses and/or unlawful, defamatory, obscene or otherwise undesirable material or content. We may under certain circumstances procure an element of the services from a third party service provider. To the extent that it may be necessary, and solely for the purposes of providing the service to you. This clearly implies that you agree to disclosers to such third party/parties, any of your personal information that may be necessary for the procurement of services from the third party/parties.