The Information of the Users
In order to take advantage of certain services we offer as part of our website, you are required to register with us, which need you to provide us with information that includes, not limiting to, your name, age, sex, email address, PIN code, medical history and records, debit or credit card details, sexual orientation, biometric information and passwords etc., along with your occupation, interest patterns and the like. These details you share with us help us customize our service offerings to each of the users and render them a more satisfying and effective browsing experience every time you visit our website(s).
All of these details are service-oriented and we may, as deemed fit, utilize the aforementioned user-details to sustain, safeguard and enhance our services—including advertisements we use—and/or come up with new service offerings.
The details we collect will not be regarded sensitive and/or classified if the same are available and accessible freely in the public space or are given under the Right Information Act, 2005, any rules created there under or any other law prevailing in force at the time.
While placing an order with us, the details collected such as name, phone number, email address and physical address will be used to honor the user’s service requests. The information may be collected while purchasing gift certificates, products, and/or sign up for our newsletters and other email communications.
In an extremely secured environment and manner, we store the first six and last four digits as appearing on your user card. The first six digits—also referred to as the Bank Identification Number—will be instrumental in recognizing the name of the bank and the country where the card has been issued. A combination of the first six and last four digits is utilized to detect and prevent fraudulent activities.
The major reason for gathering the details we do is to make our services more efficient and relevant to the users like you are. The collected details also help us make it easier to process orders, ship the ordered services and enhance the customer service. All of these details are constantly utilized to enhance the services we render and products we deliver along with the content of our website and its navigation.
The user has been given with the freedom to ‘Opt Out’ in the Ads Settings. While doing so, an ‘OPT_OUT’ phrase overwrites the unique DoubleClick cookie ID effectively removing the unique ID associated with the user’s browser preventing the data from being collected through the cookie.
Log File Information
In the event of you visiting our website, service or our application, we collect limited details about the computer’s connection to the mobile phone, the internet etc. including the IP address. The IP address is a number that helps the internet-connected computers understand where the data must be sent to you. An example of the same is the web page you view. We receive a range of details automatically about your web log from the browser you use and the details include the IP address, the name of your computer, the operating system on your computer, the type and version of the browser used and the speed of the CPU and the internet connection you use. We also collect the details from a range of devices you use such as its IP address, its name, the serial or unique ID of the device, the type and version of the browser used and the speed of the CPU and the internet connection you use.
Information from Other Sources
Demographic and Purchase Information
In our constant efforts to offer you with a better and more targeted service offerings and promotions, we may utilize a range of sources demographic and other allied details. We extensively utilize Google Analytics among many such tools to understand and collect required details about your behavior on our applications, services and websites. Google Analytics has been relied upon to gather the interest patterns and demographics of the users to make our display advertising all the more efficient and relevant. The reposts generated by these tools are anonymous and hence cannot be used to individually identify a user. If you do not want to use Google Analytics, you are free to install the browser add-on for Google Analytics.
Links to Third-Party Links on the Website
Though we share the information we collect to our advertisers in order to serve you more relevant and effective advertisements, they are shared as aggregate statistics. When you register with us, we may contact you at times to share you with the content that may interest you.
How We Share Your Information
We do not share any of the details collected from you after first obtaining your written consent for the same except during the following circumstances;
In such events when the data is asked to be disclosed by law, court and/or governmental body or authority to verify identity; prevent, detect, and investigate cyber crimes of mishaps; or for prosecution and penalizing various offences. All of these disclosures are always made with good faith and belief that they are used reasonably to enforce the terms of service and to always support the enforcement of the laws in effect.
Accessing and Updating Personal Details of the Users
When you visit our website and seek your information we have gathered of you, we look to provide the same as much as we can at the time. We also ensure that if any of the details we collect turns out to be incorrect, false or incomplete, every effort is made to correct and rectify them as soon as possible. This is subjected to the fact that the details are required to either offer serious business support or as required by law. We require the users requesting for such details to identify themselves and we may choose to neglect the request if it turns out to be repetitive in nature, need certain disproportionate technical efforts, compromise the privacy of other users or impractical in nature or it does not require the access otherwise. In such circumstances where we provide the access to information correction, the update is carried out free of cost only in such instances where the process requires only disproportionate efforts. Due to the way and manner we keep your records, even after the details are removed by your, the residuals of the same may still linger in our server backups.
Security of Information
We have made all the necessary precautions to protect the data we collect from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration or destruction. These precautions include constant review of the practices used by which data is collected, stored and processes along with the security measures used to keep it protected including the encryption protocols, all the physical measures installed for data security and the systems used for the same.
All kinds of information gathered from various sources are stored in a database controlled by us. The database is hosted on a secure server and is protected using a set of state-of-the-art firewall protection systems. We have also established a range of access-control systems that are operated by classified passwords and are accessed in limited capacity. However, we assert here that, even though our security systems are as formidable as they are, none of them are impenetrable. As such, we cannot guarantee the safety of the details collected despite taking all the measures to make it protected. The database may be compromised or the data may be intercepted while being transmitted to us from you. Also keep in mind that the details you provide while posting anything onto our website are available to people with an internet connection.
It is very important to keep in mind that the internet is a very fluid-like and dynamic medium which evolves as you read these terms. As such, in order to keep up with the same, we update the terms and services as from time to time to offer the best security to the collected details. However, the details we collect will always be governed by the policy that was in effect when the same was collected irrespective of the scope and provisions of the new policy may be.
We constantly utilize third-party advertisers to serve advertisements to you while you are on our website. These companies may use the information they gathered from our websites and/or other websites you visit or had visited to offer you advertisements of products and services that may interest you.