To enhance better protection of your privacy we provide this notice explaining our information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. HookedUpon.com is owned by Pocket Rocket Media House LLP, New Delhi.
b. “You”, “Your”, “Yourself” and “User” shall mean and refer to natural and legal individuals who use the Website.
c. “Website” shall mean and refer to www.hookedupon.com
d. “Personal Information” shall mean and refer to any personally identifiable information that is collected from you, expressly online. For removal of any doubts, please refer to Clause 2.
e. “Third Parties” refer to any Website, Company or individual apart from the User and the creator of the Website.
We commit to respecting your online privacy data. We further recognize your need for appropriate protection and management Personal Information you share with us. Information that is considered personal about you by us includes, but is not limited to, your name, name, contact information including email address, demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests, other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers.
Presently, the use of this Website does not require you to register, however you are required to register if you wish to post a comment, share or like content. You are also required to register if you intend to submit content.
You may either register yourself by providing the e-mail address and password or via Facebook or Twitter or Google Plus social media account.
You are therefore advised to re-read the Terms of Service on a regular basis. Should it be that you do not accept any of the modifications or amendments to the Terms, you may terminate your use of this website immediately.
4. Information We Collect
a. Information directly obtained from you:
Our Website gives you an option of giving us contact information. We obtain this information either via registration form or newsletter subscription form.
Any communication between you and the website, along with queries and posts on our website are also included in this. Certain information, such as your name, e-mail addresses, is collected in order to, among other things; send weekly newsletters and promotional mailers.
We collect personal information from you only if you provide it voluntarily. The type of personally identifiable information that may be collected by us include name, address, e-mail address and information about your interests in and use of various services. For example, you might submit your name, contact information including email address, demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests, other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers to subscribe to our newsletters or to take part in our discussion forum or to send us your feedback. You might also enter another person’s e-mail address and name and yours when you use our ‘Mail This Story’ feature. The information you provide is not given or sold to any private organisations or private persons.
b. Information collected indirectly:
Certain information about you is collected automatically when you visit our website. This includes your IP address, browser type and operating system, your immediate Internet history, information collected through cookies (more information on this below), etc.
We also collect and store personal information provided by you from time to time on the Site. We only collect and use such information from you that we consider necessary for achieving a seamless, efficient and safe experience, customized to your needs including:
i. To enable the provision of services opted for by you;
ii. To send the latest newsletters to you; and
iii. To comply with applicable laws, rules and regulations
Where any service requested by you involves a third party, such information as is reasonably necessary by the website to carry out your service request may be shared with such third party.
To the extent possible, we provide you the option of not divulging any specific information that you wish for us not to collect, store or use. You may also choose not to use a particular service or feature on the Site, and opt out of any non-essential communications from the website.
Further, transacting over the internet has inherent risks which can only be avoided by you following security practices yourself such as ensuring that Your e-mail address and profile information is confidential. Any information sent to Us by Your e-mail address which has not been sent by You should be notified to our customer care team at the earliest.
If you visit our website(s) just to browse, read pages or download information, but do not register for any of our services, we gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information cannot and does not identify you personally. The kind of information that is gathered automatically include the type of browser you are using (e.g. Netscape, Internet Explorer), the type of Operating System you are using (e.g. Windows ’98 or Mac OS) and the domain name of your Internet Service Provider (e.g. America Online, Satyam Online, Mantra Online, VSNL), the date and time of your visit and the pages you visit. We sometimes use this non-personally identifiable information to improve our website(s) design, content and primarily to give you a better browsing experience.
5. How Information Is Collected
a. Before or at the time of collecting Personal Information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
b. We will collect and use of Personal Information solely with the objective of fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other compatible purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned..
c. We will only retain Personal Information as long as necessary for the fulfillment of those purposes.
a. We use data collection devices such as “cookies” on certain pages of our Websites. “A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. Cookies can also help us provide information, which is targeted to your interests. Cookies may be used to identify logged in or registered users.
b. We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.
Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.
c. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
e. The website also has enabled the Google Analytics Advertising, which allows Google to collect data about users on our website, in addition to Google advertising cookies and anonymous identifiers.
7. External Links on Website
The Website may include hyperlinks to other web sites or content or resources. We have no control over any websites or resources, which are provided by companies or persons other than USA.
You acknowledge and agree that We are not responsible for the availability of any such external sites or resources, and does not endorse any advertising, products or other materials on or available from such websites or resources.
8. Our Use of Your Information
We may your Personal Information for internal record keeping, improving our products and services, sending promotional emails about new products, or other information which we think you may find interesting , customizing the website according to your interests.
You further acknowledge that the Website may contain information which is designated confidential by Us and that you shall not disclose such information without our prior written consent.
Your information is regarded as confidential and therefore will not be divulged to any third party, unless if legally required to do so to the appropriate authorities.
We will not sell, share, or rent your personal information to any third party or use your e-mail address for unsolicited mail. Any emails sent by us will only be in connection with the provision of agreed services and products.
10. Our Disclosure of Your Information
As a matter of policy, we do not sell or rent any personally identifiable information about you to any third party. However, the following describes some of the ways that your personally identifiable information may be disclosed.
11. External Service Providers
There may be a number of services offered by external service providers that help you use our Websites. If you choose to use these optional services, and in the course of doing so, disclose information to the external service providers, and/or grant them permission to collect information about you, then their use of your information is governed by their private policy.
12. Other Corporate Entities
We share much of our data, including personally identifiable information about you, with our parent and/or subsidiaries that are committed to serving your online needs and related services, throughout the world. Such data will be shared for the sole purpose of enhancing your browsing experience and providing our services to you. To the extent that these entities have access to your information, they will treat it at least as protectively as they treat information they obtain from their other members. It is possible that We and/or its subsidiaries, or any combination of such, could merge with or be acquired by another business entity. Should such a combination occur, you should expect that we would share some or all of your information in order to continue to provide the service. You will receive notice of such event (to the extent that it occurs).
13. Law and Order
We cooperate with law enforcement inquiries, as well as other third parties to enforce laws, such as: intellectual property rights, fraud and other rights. We can (and you authorize us to) disclose any information about you to law enforcement and other government officials as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate, in connection with an investigation of fraud, intellectual property infringements, or other activity that is illegal or may expose us or you to legal liability.
14. Accessing and Reviewing Information
Following registration, you can review and change the information you submitted each time except your display name. If you change any information we may keep track of your old information. You can change your registration information such as: name, address, city, state, zip code, country, phone number, and profile.
We will retain in our files information you have requested to remove for certain circumstances, such as to resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems and enforce our terms and conditions. Further, such prior information is never completely removed from our databases due to technical and legal constraints, including stored ‘back up’ systems. Therefore, you should not expect that all of your personally identifiable information will be completely removed from our databases in response to your requests.
15. Other Information Collectors
We treat data as an asset that must be protected against loss and unauthorized access. We employ many different security techniques to protect such data from unauthorized access by members inside and outside the LLP. We do not recommend transfer of sensitive information (such as credit card number) and bank account details via the Site to other Users. Users are recommended to do so offline, on the phone or via personal emails. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once We receive it. However, “perfect security” does not exist on the Internet. You therefore agree that any security breaches beyond the control of our standard security procedures are at your sole risk and discretion.
In case of any dispute, kindly contact us at [email protected]
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