1.4. Third Party Links. The Service contains third party links to other websites or services. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of such other third party websites or services. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave the Service and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personal information. When you use the Service or its content, certain third parties may use automatic information collection technologies to collect information about you or your device. These third parties may include:
dvertisers, ad networks and ad servers;
Your mobile device manufacturer;
Your mobile service provider.
These third parties may use tracking technologies to collect information about you when you use the Service. The information they collect may be associated with your personal information or they may collect information, including personal information, about your online activities over time and across different websites, apps and other online services websites. They may use this information to provide you with interest-based (behavioral) advertising or other targeted content.
We do not control these third parties' tracking technologies or how they may be used. If you have any questions about an advertisement or other targeted content, you should contact the responsible provider directly.
2.1. Information You Provide. We may collect information that identifies you (“Personal Information”) when you use the Service or register for an account. The types of Personal Information that we may collect include:
Information that you provide to us when you register for an account;
Information that you provide to us when you purchase a product or service, including, without limitation, payment card and billing information;
Information that you provide to us and/or our third-party service providers when you purchase a mobile application or in-app purchases, products or services, such as payment card and billing information;
Information that you provide to us, such as your name, location, address, phone number, and email address;
Information that you provide to us if you participate in a sweepstakes, contest, rewards program, or other promotion;
Information that you provide if you use the Service to upload, share, or communicate any content or information, including photos, images, videos, text, social network accounts, or other Personal Information that you may include about yourself or others;
Information that you publicly post via links to social media networks, forums, blogs, message boards, chat rooms or similar functionality is public information that we, or others, may share or use in accordance with the law;
Information that you provide if you email, phone, contact or communicate with us or our third party service providers for customer support or other communications, including, without limitation, records and copies of correspondence, responses to survyes for
Information provided through Facebook, Twitter, Instagram or other social-media properties;
Information that third parties (such as other proprietors) provide to us when you use our services, including information about the purchases you make;
Information from and about the devices you use to access our services, including attributes such as the operating system, hardware version, device settings, file and software names, types, battery and signal strength, device identifiers, device locations, specific geographic locations (such as GPS, Bluetooth, WiFi signals), connection information such as the name of your mobile operator or ISP, browser type, language, time zone, mobile phone number and IP address.
2.2. Information We Collect.
Traffic and usage information generated from your visit to the Service, including traffic data, logs, pages you visit, your device’s unique device identifier, mobile network, browser information, operating system, IP address, cookie information, the type of device that you use to access the Service, and any other communication data arising from your access and use of the Service;
Information from public databases and third parties;
When you access or use the Service, or any portion thereof, we may collect physical location information that is sufficiently precise to allow us to locate a specific person or device (“Location Information”). We only collect Location Information with your permission (e.g., such as when you agree to provide it to us after you initially access or use the Service). We may use Location Information and provide it to third parties to provide you with content and services that are relevant to a particular location, such as advertising, search results, and directions;
The Service may access metadata and other information associated with other files stored on your device. This may include, for example, photographs, audio and video clips, personal contacts and address book information.
If you do not want us to collect this information do not download the Service or delete it from your device. We also may use these technologies to collect information about your activities over time and across third-party websites, apps or other online services (behavioral tracking).
3. TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES.
We may use one or more of the following tracking technologies, and similar future tracking technologies, to automatically collect information: cookies, local shared objects, web beacons, unique telephone numbers, general log information and referral information from third-party services.
3.2. “Web Beacons,” also known as an Internet tags, pixel tags, single-pixel GIFS or clear GIFs, link web pages to web servers and their cookies. Web Beacons can be embedded in web pages, videos, or emails, to collect certain types of information from your browser, check whether you have viewed a particular web page or email message, and determine, among other things, the time and date on which you viewed the content, the IP address of your computer, and the URL of the web page from which the content was viewed.
3.3. “Local Shared Objects,” sometimes known as Flash cookies, may be used to store your preferences or display content based upon what you have viewed on various websites to personalize your visit.
3.4. “Ad IDs” and Other In-App Tracking Methods. There are a variety of tracking technologies that may be included in mobile applications, and these are not browser-based like cookies and cannot be controlled by browser settings. Some use device identifiers, or other identifiers such as “Ad IDs” to associate app user activity to a particular app.
4. HOW WE USE INFORMATION.
We may use the information that we collect for any of the following purposes:
4.1. To provide, operate, maintain, improve, and promote the Service, and any other information, products or services that you request from us;
4.2. To enable you to access and use the Service, including uploading, downloading, collaborating and sharing content, photos, images, videos and information, with other users or third parties;
4.3. To process, verify, and complete transactions, and send you related information, including purchase confirmations and invoices, to carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing, collection and enforcement, and to build a user database;
4.4. To send transactional messages, including responding to your comments, questions, and requests; providing customer service and support; sending you technical notices, updates, security alerts, and support and administrative messages; and, when we have location information, we use it to tailor our Service for you and others.
4.5. To send promotional communications, such as providing you with information about services, features, newsletters, offers, promotions, contests, events and sending updates;
4.6. To monitor and analyze trends, usage, and activities in connection with the Service and for marketing, advertising, administrative, analytical, research, optimization, and other purposes. For example, we may use statistical analyses of usage data in order to measure interest in the various areas of the Service, for development purposes and to inform advertisers and partners in aggregate and anonymous terms about consumers who click on their advertising or other messages. IP addresses are also used for systems administration and troubleshooting purposes.
4.7. To investigate and prevent fraudulent transactions, unauthorized access to the Service, and other illegal activities;
4.8. To personalize the Service’s content, features or advertisements;
5. SHARING INFORMATION.
5.3. Payment Processors.We share your payment information with payment services providers to:
Prevent, detect and investigate fraud or other prohibited activities;
Facilitate dispute resolution such as chargebacks or refunds;
For other purposes associated with the acceptance of credit or debit cards. We may share your credit or debit card number with payment services providers or card networks to monitor card transactions at participating merchants and track redemption activity for the purposes of providing card-linked services.
5.4. Authorized Personnel. Our employees, agents, consultants, contractors, or other authorized personnel, including those of our contractors, service providers, subsidiaries and affiliates, may have access to user information as necessary in the normal course of our business.
5.5. Business Transfers. In some cases, we may choose to buy or sell assets, or have engaged in discussions with a buyer or other successor in the event of a merger, divestiture, restructuring, reorganization, dissolution or other sale or transfer of some or all of our assets, whether as a going concern or as part of bankruptcy, liquidation or similar proceeding, in which personal information held by us about our Service users is among the assets transferred. In these types of transactions, user information is typically one of the business assets that is transferred. Moreover, if the Service or Aarnav, or substantially all of its assets, were acquired, liquidated, or dissolved, user information would be one of the assets that is transferred.
5.6. Government, Law Enforcement or Third Parties. We may disclose any information, including, without limitation, Personal Information that we deem necessary, in our sole discretion and without your prior permission, to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. We also may exchange information, including, without limitation, Personal Information, with other companies and organizations to protect the rights, property, or safety of Aarnav and its affiliates, personnel, users, third parties, or others. We reserve the right to disclose a user’s Personal Information if we believe, in good faith, that the user is in violation of the Terms of Service, even without a subpoena, warrant or other court order.
5.8. Push Notifications. We may occasionally send you push notifications through our mobile applications to send you updates and other Service related notifications that may be of importance to you. You may at any time opt-out from receiving these types of communications by turning them off at the device level through your settings.
6. CHOICE AND OPT-OUT.
We provide you the ability to exercise certain controls and choices regarding our collection, use and sharing of your information.
6.1. Choice. In accordance with local law, your controls and choices may include:
You may correct, update and delete your account information, as described below;
You may change your choices for subscriptions and newsletters;
You may choose whether or not to receive offers from us;
You may choose whether you received targeted advertising from us or our partners.
6.2. Opt-out. We may also use tracking technologies to collect information about your visits over time and across third-party services or other online services. The Network Advertising Initiative (the “NAI”) is a cooperative group of ad serving providers. The NAI has developed a set of privacy principles to which its members adhere. The NAI is committed to providing consumers with clear explanations of Internet advertising practices and how they affect you and the Internet generally. For more information about the NAI, third party ad servers generally and the opt-out options offered through the NAI, visit http://www.networkadvertising.org/index.asp.
6.2(a) How to control certain uses and disclosures of your information.
Location Information. You can choose whether or not to allow the Service to collect and use real-time information about your device's location through the device's privacy settings. If you block the use of location information, some parts of the Service may then be inaccessible or not function properly.
Promotion by the Company. If you do not want us to use your e-mail address and other contact information to promote our own or third parties' products or services, you can opt-out by providing us notice at [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Targeted Advertising by the Company. If you do not want us to use information that we collect or that you provide to us to deliver advertisements according to our advertisers' target-audience preferences, you can opt-out by you can opt-out by providing us notice at [email@example.com]. You can also always adjust your user advertising preferences in your account profile by checking or unchecking the relevant boxes or by providing us notice at [firstname.lastname@example.org].
Disclosure of Your Information for Third-Party Advertising and Marketing. If you do not want us to share your personal information with unaffiliated or non-agent third parties for advertising and marketing purposes, you can opt-out by providing us notice at [email@example.com]. You can also always opt-out by logging into the Service and adjusting your user preferences in your account profile by checking or unchecking the relevant boxes or by you can opt-out by providing us notice at [firstname.lastname@example.org].
We do not control third parties' collection or use of your information to serve interest-based advertising. However, these third parties may provide you with ways to choose not to have your information collected or used in this way. You can opt out of receiving targeted ads from members of the NAI on the NAI's website.
6.3. Accessing and Correcting Your Information. If you have an account, you can help ensure that your contact information and preferences are accurate, complete, and up to date by logging in to your account or by emailing us at [email@example.com]. For other personal information we hold, we will provide you with access for any purpose including requesting that we correct the data if it is inaccurate or delete the data if we are not required to retain it by law or for legitimate business purposes. We may decline to process requests that are frivolous/vexatious, jeopardize the privacy of others, are extremely impractical, or for which access is not otherwise required by local law.
7.1. Security Measures. We have put in place physical, electronic, and managerial procedures designed to help prevent unauthorized access, to maintain data security, and to use correctly the information we collect online. These safeguards vary based on the sensitivity of the information that we collect and store. The safety and security of your information also depends on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for access to certain parts of the Service, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.
8. CHILDREN UNDER AGE OF 13.
The Service is not intended for children or directed at any individual under 13 years of Age. We do not knowingly collect or knowingly solicit any information from anyone under the age of 13 or knowingly allow people under the age of 13 to register for the Service. In the event that we learn that we have collected personal information from a child under age 13 without parental consent, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that we might have any information from or about a child under 13, please contact us at [firstname.lastname@example.org].
9. CALIFORNIA PRIVACY RIGHTS AND DO NOT TRACK DISCLOSURES.
If you are a California resident, you may have certain additional rights.
9.1. Privacy Rights. California Civil Code Section 1798.83 permits you to request information regarding the disclosure of your Personal Information by us to third parties for the third parties’ direct marketing purposes. California Business and Professions Code Section 22581 permits registered users who are minors to request and obtain deletion of certain posted content. To make any such requests, please email us at [email@example.com] or contact us at the address below.
9.2. Do Not Track Disclosures. California Business & Professions Code Section 22575(b) (as amended effective January 1, 2014) provides that California residents are entitled to know how we respond to “Do Not Track” browser settings. We do not currently take action to respond to Do Not Track signals because a uniform technological standard has not yet been developed. We continue to review new technologies and may adopt a standard once one is created.
10. USERS FROM OTHER JURISDICTIONS.
11. CONTACT INFORMATION.