Collecting Personal Information of Users
Through the website, the COMPANY may collect, store, and utilize the following types of information.
(a) Any information provided by users or visitors upon registering with our website.
(b) Any personal information that is sent by the user to us.
(c) Any information including username and email ID provided when subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters.
(d) Any information provided during the use of the services on our website, or information generated while using such services. This may include the frequency, timing, and pattern of services used.
(e) Any information about a user’s personal computing system, operating system, and location along with the internet protocol (IP) address, browser version and type, referral source, page views, duration of the visit, and website navigation paths.
(f) Any information such as the user’s name, email address, postal address, telephone number, and card details related to a purchase made on our website or via transactions the user enters into through our website.
(g) Any information provided while completing a user profile on the website including the user’s name, gender, address, date of birth, profile pictures, relationship status, interests and hobbies, education, and employment details.
(h) User information that includes username, profile pictures, and other related content of the posts posted on our website for publication on the Internet.
(i) The information associated with any communication including content and metadata related to the communication sent through our website or directly sent to us.
Users may note that consent must be obtained from another person before disclosing any details of another person to us.
The COMPANY does not collect information on children
We allow third-party companies to place external advertisements on any of our websites and other websites where we advertise. Such third-party companies may place their unique cookies on the user’s browser whenever these advertisements are displayed to the user. These third-party companies also use the available information of user visits to our website. Through these cookies, ads are displayed whenever users visit the site. Also, for supervising online advertisements, the website may utilize web beacons that are offered by third-party advertising companies. Using web beacons, the website can identify cookies as and when the user visits the website. The web beacons also allow the site to acknowledge banner ads directed from the user to the website.
Web beacons are programming code used for the display of an image on a web page and utilized for transferring the unique user identification of the user to a database. This unique user identification is usually in the form of a cookie, which is utilized to link the individual visitor to the acquired information in the database. Such beacons help track the activities of individuals online who visit the website. Web beacon tracking enables the management of services and products that users may be interested in purchasing or hiring. Also, web beacons help our websites track online behavioral patterns for marketing purposes.
Cookies are small packets of data created by a web server that are distributed through a web browser to be stored on the user’s computer. These data packets help track the online patterns and preferences of the user while browsing websites. Additionally, cookies help to identify return users or visitors. The technology also enables the customization of a user’s web experiences so that the user is not prompted to enter information multiple times for each website visit. Users visiting the website must be willing and agreeing to the use of cookie tracking.
IP is the unique number assigned to a user’s computer whenever they come online and browse websites. IP address is required to recognize a user during any online session. Also, it is used for the collection of data based on demographics. The website also gathers the user’s IP address to ascertain problems with our server and manage issues.
Log files are utilized and reviewed for monitoring member activity. This is done by the website to track related information of all the web pages viewed by visitors. Moreover, the website tracks information obtained from every hyperlink clicked by the user as and when they visit any of our websites or while viewing our emails.
Use of Personal information
(a) to manage and operate the website or business
(b) to make any modifications to the website
(c) to allow the use of specific website services
(d) to send the goods to the user who has made a purchase from our website
(e) to offer the user any and all services they have purchased from our website
(f) to send the user collective reports, bills, and reminders of payments
(g) to send the user all electronic notifications via emails, which they have specifically requested
(h) to collect payments from the user for goods sold or services delivered
(i) to periodically send our email newsletter, as specifically requested by the user (the user may also notify us in case they do not want to receive newsletters)
(j) to provide all relevant information on data shared with third parties about the users (note that the third parties will not be able to identify any particular user from the information provided)
(k) to send communications that are not for the purposes of marketing
(l) to secure and safeguard the website and all data within from any fraudulent activities
(m) to send essential marketing communications connected to our business. The mode of delivery could be either by post or by email, as specified by the user (the user can also notify us to stop sending these marketing communications if they no longer wish to receive these notifications in the future)
(n) to check and comply with the terms and conditions as stated by the government pertaining to the use of this website (these actions also include active examining and analyzing of private messages sent via the messaging service of the website)
(o) to deal with any user/customer grievances, complaints and provide assistance for specific inquiries made by or about the user to the website.
Note that no part of users’ personal information will be circulated without obtaining the users’ permission first to any third-party companies for purposes such as direct marketing. We shall publish the content and/or use the furnished data in accordance with the license that the user has allowed to us only if the user provides any personal information to be published on the website.
The user can stop the distribution of the personal information provided to our website by making changes to the privacy settings on their registered profile. These settings can be changed using the privacy controls on the site only. Note that our payment service provider manages all the financial transactions related to the website. We may share any personal information given by a user with our payment service provider for any purpose including complaints, queries, and payments, and refunds.
Use and Release of Personal Information
The COMPANY may disclose personal information of users:
(a) required by the law but only to the extent specified
(b) to buyers or prospective buyers of any business that we are selling or are considering selling
(c) for the purpose of any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings
(d) providing information for the purposes of prevention of fraudulent activities or credit risk to exercise, establish, and protect all the legal rights of the company
(e) To any individual in the COMPANY’s reasonable opinion who we think may approach the court or any capable legal authority for disclosing personal information where such court or authority will order to reveal said personal information
The COMPANY employs multiple safety protocols and uses industry standard guidelines to protect and safeguard all individual and user data. This is done to ensure there is no misuse, change, or loss of data. However, the COMPANY cannot guarantee complete security of user’s personal information transferred over the Internet. Users are also notified of the technologies used to store, measure, and transmit all information over the Internet and are informed that it is not completely secure. We do not provide any guarantee that secure systems and networks in place will be able to stop third-party hackers from illegally accessing and obtaining any personal information.
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