Privacy Policy

We thank you for showing interest in ApnaSamay and using this website/application. We value the trust you place in us. We are committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use and share your personal information.

This Privacy Policy applies to your use of this website/application (“our website/application”) as further described in our Terms of Use By using our website/application; you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. You hereby expressly consent to the processing of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. Your personal information may be stored, processed or transmitted in India or any other part of the world, where laws regarding storing, processing or transmitting of personal information may be less restrictive than the laws in your country. If you do not agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use or access our website/application. By mere use of or access to our website/application, you expressly consent to our use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and subject to the Terms of Use.

TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT

We collect personal information from you in a variety of ways when you use our website/application, such as:

Account. We collect, and associate with your account information, personally identifiable information including but not limited to your name, your company’s name, email address, phone number, profile details, work, gender, business details, address, demographic information. Further it is clarified that we do not collect credit card information on our website/application. If you create an account by logging in with your credentials from your third party account with certain social networking sites (such as Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ or Facebook), we may receive information about you from such social networking sites, in accordance with the terms and use and privacy policy of that social networking site. We work with such social networking site’s application protocol interface (API) in a way that allows you to authorize us to access your account on that social networking site on your behalf. If you consent to our sharing your information with these social networking sites (e.g. post public content on your wall/profile page), we will share information with them in accordance with your privacy choices. Once we share your information with these social networking sites, the terms and policies of these sites, and not our Privacy Policy, will apply to their use of your information.

Website/application Use Related. When you use our website/application, we store, process and transmit your files (like images, videos, emails, feedback, postings, comments, log file information from browser, software etc., metadata and other data) and information related to them. If you give us access to your contacts, we will store those contacts on our servers for you to use. This will make it easy for you to do things like share your data, send emails, and invite others to use our website/application.

Usage. We collect information about your preferences as per the data input by you. Your devices (depending on their settings) may also transmit location information to us. Cookies and other Technologies. We use technologies like cookies and pixel tags to provide, improve, protect and promote our website/application. For example, cookies help us with things like remembering your login ID for your next visit, understanding how you are interacting with our website/application, and improving it based on that information. We use software tools to collect information about how you interact with our website/application, such as mouse clicks, touch gestures, drags, hover-overs, response times, errors, page views and length of visits to certain pages. You can set your browser to not accept cookies, but this may limit your ability to use our website/application. We may ask our other partners to serve ads or services to your computer systems or other devices, which may use cookies or similar technologies placed by us or the third party. We do not control use of such technologies used by advertisers and partners and we expressly disclaim responsibility for information collected through them.

Analytic Services. We may use third party analytics services such as Google Analytics to collect information about how you us and interact with our website/application. Such third party analytics services may use cookies to gather information such as the pages you visited, your IP address, a date/time stamp for your visit and which website/application or hyperlink referred you to our website/application. We use these analytics services to analyse how people use our website/application, to improve them, to customize the content/features users see/use based upon their interests and to send email/ messages to users who are not actively using our website/application. For more information about how these entities use this information, please refer to their privacy policies made available on their respective website/applications.

HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION

General Use. In general, the information you submit to us is used either to respond to requests that you make, or to aid us in serving you better. We may use your information in the following ways:

  1. to send you a welcome e-mail/message and to verify ownership of the e-mail address/ mobile number provided when your user account was created;
  2. to provide improved administration of our website/application;
  3. to notify you about updates to our website/application
  4. to identify you as a user in our system;
  5. to provide access to our website/application;
  6. to facilitate the creation of and secure your user account;
  7. to improve and customize the quality of experience when you interact with our website/application;
  8. to analysethe data submitted by you;
  9. to send offers and promotional materials related to our website/application and/or products and/or services and those of third parties for marketing and other purposes.
  10. to send you administrative notifications, such as security or support and maintenance advices;
  11. to engage with or contact inactive users of our website/application;
  12. to direct certain content and advertisements to you so that you are more likely to see content and advertisements that are relevant to you;

We may also use and share aggregated or de-identified information for any purpose and in any manner. This anonymous data we share may include non-personally identifiable data that we create using your personal information by excluding information that makes the data personally identifiable.

HOW WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION

We may share information as per terms of this Privacy Policy, however we shall endeavour that such use of information does not create hindrance on your use of our website/application. We do not share your personal information with third parties other than as follows:

Others working for us. We use certain trusted third parties to help us provide, improve, protect, and promote our website/application (such as third-party analytics tools to help us measure traffic and usage trends for our website/application). These third parties will access your information only to perform tasks on our behalf and in compliance with this Privacy Policy.

Third Parties. We may also share certain information such as cookie data with third-party advertising partners. This information would allow third-party ad networks to, among other things, deliver targeted advertisements that they believe will be of most interest to you.

Enforcing Rights. We may also disclose personal information to enforce our policies, respond to claims that a posting or other content violates others’ rights, or protects anyone’s rights, property or safety.

Generally with your Consent. Any information or content that you voluntarily disclose for posting on our website/application may become available to the public, as controlled by any applicable privacy settings that you set. To change your privacy settings on our website/application, you may change your profile setting. Once you have shared the content/data or made it public, that content/data may be re-shared by others.

Law & Order. We may disclose your information to third parties if we determine that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (a) comply with the laws; (b) protect any person from death or serious bodily injury; (c) prevent fraud or abuse of our name, brands, trademarks or such other rights belonging to us or our other users; or (d) protect our rights.

STORING OF INFORMATION

Retention. We will retain your personal information for as long as we need it.

No warranty. We use commercially reasonable safeguards to help keep the information collected through our website/application secure and take reasonable steps (such as requesting a unique password) to verify your identity before granting you access to your account. However, no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage, is not 100% secure and so we cannot fully ensure or guarantee the security of any information you transmit to us or guarantee that information on our website/application may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by any person.

Around the world. We may store, process and transmit information in locations around the world – including those outside your country. Information may also be stored locally on the devices you use to access our website/application. By registering for and using our website/application, you consent to the transfer of information to any part of the world in which we, our affiliates or service providers maintain facilities and the use and disclosure of information about you thereto as described in this Privacy Policy.

CHANGES

We may share some or all of your information in connection with or during negotiation of any merger, financing, acquisition or dissolution, collaboration, transaction or proceeding involving sale, transfer, divestiture, or disclosure of all or a portion of our business or assets. In the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy, or receivership, your information may also be transferred as a business asset. If another entity acquires us or our business or assets, that entity will possess all your information collected by us and will assume the rights and obligations regarding your information as described in this Privacy Policy.

 

CHANGES TO YOUR INFORMATION

You may change certain of your personal information by editing your user account or by sending us an e-mail at support@apnasamay.com. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information, and for controlling access to emails between you and us, at all times. We are not responsible for any third party functionality, privacy or security policies that you are bound by. Please do your part to help us.

We may, at our sole and absolute discretion change this Privacy Policy from time to time. If we make any changes to this Privacy Policy, the last modified Privacy Policy shall be applicable to you.

JURISDICTION

This Privacy Policy and the relationship between you and us shall be governed by the laws of the India as applied to agreements made, entered into, and performed entirely in India, notwithstanding your actual place of residence. All lawsuits arising from or relating to this Privacy Policy or your use of our website/application shall be brought in the courts of hubballi, India and you hereby irrevocably submit to the exclusive personal jurisdiction of such courts for such purpose.

COMMUNICATIONS

We may periodically send you free newsletters and promotional communications. When you receive newsletters or promotional communications from us, you may “opt-out” of these emails by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the email you receive or by contacting us at support@apnasamay.com. Despite your indicated email preferences, we may send you notice of any updates to our Privacy Policy, Terms of Use or other administrative emails.

Emailsupport@apnasamay.com

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or other privacy concerns, you can also email us at support@apnasamay.com

ApnaSamay, by SAMAY INFOTECH.
Corporate address:  4thcross, shatter layout, vidyanagar, Hubballi, 580031