1. Information and Usage
(i) You may need to provide Jiraaf Your Personal Information including certain Sensitive Personal Information, during the course of using the Services, for instance, while creating a User ID, or provide information in Your User Account while registering on the Website, upload content, communicate with Hedgekart by email or otherwise, provide reviews for the content available on the Website etc.
(ii) Hedgekart collects only such Personal Information that Hedgekart believes to be relevant and is required to understand You or Your interests and render Services.
(iii) Hedgekart collects Your Personal Information in order to record, support and facilitate Your participation in the activities You select, track Your preferences, to provide You with a customised Website experience, to notify You of any updated information and new activities and other related functions offered by Hedgekart, keep You informed about latest content available on the Website, new features, to follow up with You after Your visit to the Website, to otherwise support Your relationship with Hedgekart or to prevent fraud and unlawful use of the Website.
(iv) Personal Information provided by You is used only: a) to facilitate Your use of the Website; b) to respond to Your inquiries or fulfil Your requests for information about the various Services; c) to provide You with various news and related contents on the Website; d) to personalise Your experience on the Website and Jiraaf's other websites by presenting advertising, products and offers tailored to You; e) to help You address Your problems with the Website; f) if You post any comments or feeds on the Website, to process and upload the same; g) for proper administering of the Website; h) to conduct internal reviews and data analysis for the Website; i) to improve the Services, content and advertising on the Website; j) to protect the integrity of the Website; and k) to respond to judicial process and provide information to law enforcement agencies or in connection with an investigation on matters related to public safety, as permitted by law.
(v) In an effort to make our Website effective, certain information may be collected each time You visit the Website and such information may be stored in server logs. These statistics do not identify You personally, but provide Us the information regarding Your visit to the Website and the type of user who is accessing Our Website and certain browsing activities by You. Hedgekart uses them solely to analyse trends, administer the site, track a User's movement and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. The duration of Your stay on the Website is also stored in the session along with the date and time of Your access.
(vi) You acknowledge that relevant information of yours may be shared with the third-party service providers for KYC purposes.
(vii) You acknowledge that some of this information related to the Website and Your visit to the Website may be shared with the sponsors, investors, advertisers, developers, strategic business partners of Hedgekart (collectively “Business Partners”) to enhance and grow the business of Hedgekart through the Website. This anonymous information is collected using any prevailing industry standard technologies.
(viii) Hedgekart is concerned about Your privacy and ensures that these information which are shared with the Business Partners will not include any of Your Personal Information. Also, all Sensitive Personal Information collected from You (if any) are used, stored or disseminated strictly in compliance with the Information Technology Act, 2000 and the rules made thereunder, as amended from time to time.
(ix) When You use the Website, Hedgekart servers (which may be hosted by a Third-Party service provider) may collect information indirectly and automatically about Your activities on the Website; for instance by way of cookies. A cookie is a small amount of data that is sent to a user's browser from a web server and is eventually stored on a user's computer hard drive.
(x) Whether You want Your web browser to accept cookies or not is up to You. In the event You choose to decline cookies, You may not be able to fully experience all features of the Website. You can also delete Your browser cookies or disable them entirely, but this may significantly impact Your experience with the Website and may make parts of the Website non functional or inaccessible.
(xi) In the event Hedgekart uses Third-Party service providers to serve advertisements on behalf of Hedgekart across the internet including this Website, such service providers may collect anonymous information about Your visits to the Website, and Your interaction on the Website. Hedgekart assures You that this is solely for the purpose of business promotion and growth of Hedgekart and no Personal Information of Yours is collected or used in this process.
(xii) Hedgekart assures You that it DOES NOT trade or sell Your Personal Information in any manner, except as specified herein, or if express consent is sought from You.
(xiii) Hedgekart does not disclose Personal Information to Third-Parties in the normal course of operations. However, You understand that, in situations when Hedgekart is legally obligated to disclose information to the government or other Third-Parties, Hedgekart will do so.
(xiv) Hedgekart assures You that it implements standard measures, in accordance with the prevailing applicable laws in India, to protect against unauthorised access to and unlawful interception of Personal Information. However, You acknowledge that no internet site can fully eliminate security risks.
2. Shared Personal Information and Modification
(i) You shall be required to submit Your Personal Information such as name, phone number, email address etc. at the time of registering or making any comments or posting feeds to any news thread/blogs/articles on the Website. Registration on Website can also be done by supplying a unique phone number/OTP, email Page 3 address and password, or by linking your Facebook or Google accounts. If you choose to link your social media account or account relating to other Third-Party services to the our Services, you may be asking Third Parties to send us certain information from those social media accounts or services accounts, and You are authorising us to collect, store, and use what they send us in accordance with this Policy. You can disassociate your registration from Third-Party accounts any time.
(ii) We may use publicly available databases, including privately-held marketing and data analytics resources. For example, we may receive demographic information (age, gender, household income, job industry and job title) from these sources.
(iii) If You are a registered user of our services, We provide You with tools and account settings to access or modify the Personal Information You provided to Us and associated with your account (“User Account”). You can also modify or even permanently delete your User Account as per the instructions on Our Website. If You follow the instructions, Your User Account will be deactivated and then deleted. When Your User Account is deactivated, it is not viewable on the Website. For up to 30 (thirty) days after deactivation it is still possible to restore Your User Account if it was accidentally or wrongfully deactivated. After 30 (thirty) days, We begin the process of deleting Your User Account from Our systems, which can take up to a week. However, You acknowledge that for our internal purposes or for any requirements under the applicable law, We shall retain the information provided by You in Your User Account, as per the requirements under the law.
3. Links to Third Party Websites
(i) The Website and any email sent to You may also contain/display third-party advertisements and links to other websites or products and services. Hedgekart does not share any Personal Information with these third party websites or agents or advertisers. However, Hedgekart reserves the right to share with You the advertisements on behalf of any other parties.
(iii) Hedgekart does not have access to or control over cookies or other features or technology that such Linked Sites or third party websites and advertisers may use to send the advertisements that appear on the Website directly to Your browser or to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and to personalise advertising content. The information practices of these third-party websites and advertisers are not covered by this Policy. You are required to contact the Linked Site directly for more information about their privacy practices.
(i) Hedgekart strives to ensure the security, integrity and privacy of Your Personal Information and to protect Your Personal Information against unauthorised access or unauthorised alteration, disclosure or destruction. For this purpose, Hedgekart adopts the best standards and practice for data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, including appropriate encryption and physical security measures to guard against unauthorised access to systems where Jiraaf stores Your Personal Information in compliance with the applicable laws.
(ii) Hedgekart is not responsible for any breach of security or for any actions of any third parties that receive Your Personal Information.
(iii) The Website may be linked to many other sites and Hedgekart is not/shall be not responsible for their privacy policies or practices as it is beyond Our control.
5. Notwithstanding anything contained in this Policy or elsewhere, Hedgekart shall not be held responsible for any loss, damage or misuse of Your Personal Information, if such loss, damage or misuse is attributable to any event that is Page 4 beyond the reasonable control of Hedgekart and shall include, without limitation, acts of government, computer hacking, unauthorised access to computer data and storage device, computer crashes, breach of security and encryption, sue to any act or omission by the Linked Sites etc.
(i) Hedgekart will use information only in accordance with the Policy under which the information was collected unless we have received explicit authorization.
(ii) Hedgekart reserves the right to disclose any information Jiraaf may have about You with its third-party service providers for KYC purposes.
(iii) Hedgekart reserves the right to disclose any information Hedgekart may have about You (including Your identity) if Hedgekart determines that such disclosure is necessary in connection with any investigation or complaint regarding Your use of the Website, or to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) Hedgekart rights or property, or the rights or property of Users of the Website, including Hedgekart contributors.
(iv) Hedgekart reserves the right at all times to disclose any information including any Personal Information that Hedgekart deems necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request. Hedgekart also may disclose Your information when Hedgekart determines that applicable law requires or permits such disclosure, including exchanging information with other companies and organisations for fraud protection purposes. Hedgekart shall use all reasonable efforts to ensure that such disclosure would be in compliance with the applicable laws in force in India. Hedgekart would use reasonable measures to inform You in the event of such disclosure.
(v) You acknowledge and agree that Hedgekart may preserve any communication by You with Hedgekart through the Website, and may also disclose such data if required to do so by law or if Hedgekart determines that such preservation or disclosure is reasonably necessary to: (1) comply with legal process; (2) enforce this Policy; (3) respond to claims that any such data violates the rights of others; or (4) protect the rights, property or personal safety of Hedgekart, its employees, users of, or visitors to, the Website, and the public. Hedgekart would use reasonable measures to inform You in the event of such disclosure.
This Policy does not apply to any information other than information collected by Hedgekart through the Website or other offline media including such information collected in accordance with the Clauses 1 and 2 here above. This Policy shall not apply to any unsolicited information provided by the Users through this Website or through any other means. This includes, but is not limited to, information posted to any public areas of the Website. All such unsolicited information shall be deemed to be non-confidential and Hedgekart shall be free to use, disclose such unsolicited information without limitation
8. General Provisions
(i) Unless stated otherwise, the Policy applies to all information that Hedgekart has about You and Your User Account with Hedgekart.
(iii) We will retain Your information for as long as Your account is active or as needed by us to provide You Services. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with Our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce Our agreements.
(iv) You have the right at any time to prevent us from contacting You for marketing purposes. When we send a promotional communication to a user, the user can opt out of further promotional communications by following the ‘Unsubscribe’ instructions provided in each promotional email.
9. Modification of Policy Hedgekart reserves the right, at its sole discretion or on account of changes in law, to modify or replace this Policy in accordance with the applicable laws, from time to time, by posting the modified version of the Policy on the Website. Hedgekart shall not communicate personally to You about such modifications and it shall be your responsibility to check Page 5 this Policy periodically to be aware of the modification therein (if any). Your continued use of the Service/Website following the posting of any changes to this Policy constitutes your acceptance of those changes.
10. Governing Law
(i) This Policy shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the applicable laws in India. Courts at Bengaluru, India shall have the exclusive jurisdiction over the subject matters of this Policy.
(ii) Any disputes relating to this Policy shall be subject to the award of the sole arbitrator to be appointed by the President- Karnataka Arbitration Centre in accordance with its rules and subject to the provisions of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 as amended from time to time. The venue of such Arbitration shall be city of Bengaluru, India and language of Arbitration shall be English.
11. Severability Hedgekart endeavors and has made every effort to ensure that this Policy adheres with the applicable laws. If, for any reason, a court of competent jurisdiction finds any provision this Policy, or portion thereof, to be unenforceable, the invalidity or unenforceability of such part of this Policy shall not prejudice or affect the validity or enforceability of the remainder of this Policy.
For any query or assistance, feel free to Contact Us with Our customer service team at:firstname.lastname@example.org
Grievance Officer In accordance with Information Technology Act, 2000 and the rules made there under, the name and contact details of the Grievance Officer are provided below:Name : Radhakrishnan/Kalavathi
Last Updated on 10 June, 2022.