Effective Date: 18th May 2023
Information We Collect
1.1 Registration Information: When you create an account on our Website, we collect personal information such as your name, email address, username, password, your business details and any other information you provide during the registration process.
1.2 Profile Information: You may choose to provide additional personal information, such as your profile picture, biographical details, contact information, and social media profiles. This information is optional and can be updated or modified by you at any time. Though for business registration certain details are mandatory as mentioned in the registration process.
1.3 User Content: Our Website allows you to create and share content, including but not limited to posts, comments, messages, and files. We may collect and store this User Content, including any personal information contained within it, as necessary to provide and improve the Website’s functionality and registration process.
1.4 Usage Information: We automatically collect certain information about your use of the Website, including your IP address, browser type, operating system, device information, login and logout times, and pages visited. We may also collect information about your interactions with other users, such as messages exchanged and user engagement data.
Use of Information
2.1 Purpose: We may use the information we collect for various purposes, including:
- Providing and maintaining the Website
- Authenticating your identity and managing your account
- Personalizing your experience on the Website
- Facilitating communication and interaction between users
- Providing customer support and responding to your inquiries
- Sending you administrative and promotional emails, subject to your preferences and applicable laws
- Analyzing and improving the Website’s performance and functionality
- Complying with legal obligations
2.2 Aggregated and De-Identified Data: We may aggregate and anonymize your personal information to create statistical or demographic data for analytical and research purposes. This aggregated and de-identified data does not personally identify you and may be shared with third parties.
2.3 Third-Party Service Providers: We may engage trusted third-party service providers to assist us in operating the Website and providing related services. These service providers may have access to your personal information and are contractually obligated to handle it in accordance with this Policy and applicable data protection laws.
2.4 Legal Basis: Our legal basis for collecting and using your personal information will depend on the specific context in which we collect it. Generally, we collect and use personal information where it is necessary for the performance of a contract with you, our legitimate interests, compliance with legal obligations, or with your consent.
3.1 Retention Period: We will retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. We will also retain and use your personal information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
4.1 Security Measures: We implement reasonable security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. However, please note that no method of transmission over the Internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee the absolute security of your information.
Third-Party Links and Services
5.1 Third-Party Websites and Services: Our Website may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by us. This Policy does not apply to those third-party websites or services, and we are not responsible for their privacy practices. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of those third parties before providing any personal information.
International Data Transfers
6.1 Cross-Border Transfer: If you access the Website from a country outside the United States, your personal information may be transferred to and processed in the United States or other countries. By using the Website, you consent to the transfer of your personal information to the United States or other countries that may have different data protection laws than your country of residence.
7.1 Access and Correction: You have the right to access and update your personal information. If you would like to exercise this right or request the deletion of your personal information, please contact us using the contact information provided below.
7.2 Marketing Communications: You can opt-out of receiving promotional and marketing communications from us by following the instructions in the communication or by contacting us directly. However, we may still send you administrative and transactional messages regarding your account and the Website.
8.1 Children’s Information: Our Website is not directed to children under the age of 13, and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from a child under 13 without parental consent, we will take steps to remove that information from our servers.
Changes to this Policy
9.1 Policy Updates: We may update this Policy from time to time by posting the revised version on our Website. The updated Policy will be effective as of the date stated in the revised Policy. We encourage you to review this Policy periodically for any changes.