This policy covers how we treat your information (including personal information) that we collect and receive, including information related to your visit or use (including past visits or use) of our Platform. You should read this policy before using the Platform. By using or accessing the Platform, or any part of it, you agree and acknowledge that you have read and understood the policy and consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your information as described in this policy.
This policy is governed by and is compliant with the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules 2011, (which is designed to protect personal information of the users of a Platform); and other applicable rules and regulations related to privacy, in India.
INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT
When you use the Platform or register with us, you will provide us with information including, without limitation, your demographic information, your personal information. Personal Information shall include but not be limited to personally identifiable information such as your name, gender, age, address, password, email address, phone numbers and postal address, billing or credit card information, search preferences, etc. that you share with us, and which is not otherwise publicly available ("Personal Information"). You understand and acknowledge that you are mandatorily required to disclose certain information such as your name, email address and password for using the Platform, while the disclosure of the other information is voluntary in nature. Further, during your access and use of the Platform, we may learn and collect additional information from and about you.
In the event you participate in any interactive features of the Platform, participate in a survey, contest, promotion, activity or event, apply for a job, request customer support, communicate with us via third party social media sites or otherwise communicate with us, we collect the data you submit for such participation.
When you use or access the Platform, we may also collect and store additional information which may or may not personally identify you or be identifiable with other information collected. Such information includes, without limitation, your internet protocol address, browser types, domain name, type of operating system and other statistical data involving your use of the Platform and/or our services. This information is collected passively using various technologies or may be provided by you through communications with us.
You may wish to participate in the events hosted by Zestl on social media platforms. The main aim of the social media platform is to facilitate and allow you to share content and participate in such events. However, we cannot be held responsible if you share Personal Information on social media platform that is subsequently used, misused or otherwise misappropriated by another user, or any third party.
OTHER MONITORING PROGRAMS
For security purposes and to ensure the availability of the Platform, we may also use software programs and tools to monitor network traffic, to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage to the Platform.
We may also collect Personal Information when you interact with our customer service in order to assist you and to improve the operation of the Platform and the services we offer.
INTERACTIONS WITH SERVICE PROVIDERS LISTED ON THE PLATFORM
HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
The Personal Information that we collect is used to contact you, to create and administer your accounts, for research, and to improve the quality and your experience of the Platform, to improve our services, manage our relationship with you and develop our present and future products and services and provide information of these products and services to you. We will not sell, share or disclose your Personal Information with any third party without your consent, except as provided for in this policy.
We reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to the Platform, such as service announcements, administrative messages and information regarding existing and new services. You could opt-out from receiving these communications, by writing us an email on email@example.com or by unsubscribing to these communications, as the case may be. You may also provide us with access to information which is already publicly available, or becomes publicly available to us in the future. Further, we may also receive information about you from third parties independent of your use of the Platform. You understand and acknowledge that any such information we may collect cannot be accorded the protections of this policy. This policy does not apply to the practices of other entities that we do not own or control or to people that we do not employ or manage.
You understand and acknowledge that in order to provide better Services, we may either directly or through a trusted third party identify the patterns of usage of the Platform and/or the Services by the users, with the help of analytical tools developed either by us or by any such third party service providers.
STORAGE AND DESTRUCTION
We shall store all Personal and Customer Information in accordance with standard market practices relating to storage of information and this may involve storage in servers and databases owned and maintained by us and/or our, agents or Service Providers. We may also retain the Personal and Customer Information once the purpose for which it is collected has been completed and the same may be retained and/or destroyed in accordance with standard market practices applicable to similar businesses. You shall be solely responsible for the Personal and Customer Information shared by you on or through the Platform or otherwise with us, including without limitation for its truthfulness and accuracy. The Personal and Customer Information shall be retained, as long as your user account is active. The Personal and Customer Information shall be retained to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements. Please note, however, that there might be latency in deleting Personal and Customer Information from our servers and backed-up versions might exist after deletion.
ACCESS TO THE PLATFORM
Our Platform is not aimed at children under the age of 13 and we will not collect, use, provide or process in any other form any Personal Information of children under the age of 13, deliberately. We therefore ask you, if you are under the age of 13, to not send us your Personal Information and not to visit our Platform.
If you are under the age of 13 and you nevertheless wish to ask a question or use this Platform in anyway which requires you to submit your Personal Information, please get your parent or guardian to do so on your behalf.
ACCESS AND PROTECTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION INCLUDING CUSTOMER INFORMATION
Your Personal and Customer Information that is provided to us or collected by us shall be protected in accordance with standard market practices applicable to similar businesses. You have a right to access, modify or correct any Personal and Customer Information provided to us by the use of the Platform.
We respect your Personal and Customer Information and endeavor to protect it on our Platform against loss, misuse or alteration by taking industry standards security measures. To protect your Personal and Customer Information, we have implemented adequate technology. Your Personal and Customer Information is securely stored at servers hosted by Amazon Web Services, we may move your Personal and Customer Information to other servers operated by other service providers, we will update the same in this policy.
Although we provide appropriate firewalls and protections, we cannot warrant the security of your Personal and Customer Information shared with us, as our systems are not hack proof. You understand that the Platform and the services and the products, may not be interruption free. We do not provide any guarantee whatsoever with respect to the continuous access to the Platform and the products and services. Data pilferage due to unauthorized hacking, virus attacks, technical issues is possible and we take no liabilities or responsibilities for it. You are responsible for all actions of your user account and password. Therefore, we do not recommend that you disclose your password to any third party. If you choose to share your user account and password or any Personal and Customer Information with third parties, you are solely responsible for the same. If you lose control of your password, you may lose substantial control over your Personal and Customer Information and may be subject to legally binding actions.
You shall indemnify and hold us, our subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, agents or other partners, directors and employees, harmless from and against any claims and demand, including attorneys' fees, made by any third party due to or arising out of or relating to (a) the Personal Information received by us and contents that you submit or share with the Platform; (b) your violation of the Policy; or (c) your violation of rights of other users.
DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
It is clarified that the following circumstances shall not be applicable to the Customer Information shared by you, through the Platform. We do not share the Customer Information with any third party, other than the respective Service Provider.
We provide your Personal Information to our trusted partners, such as contractors and Service Providers. These partners may use your Personal Information to help us communicate with you about our Platform and our other products and services or help us provide, analyse, and improve our products and services including but not limited to data storage, maintenance services, database management, web analytics, payment processing and other services.;
We provide your Personal Information to our advisors and consultants for billing, business, legal and taxation purposes;
We may disclose your Personal Information pursuant to law, court orders, requests or orders of Governmental authorities, or to exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
We transfer your Personal Information if we are acquired by / we acquire or merge with another company or transfer a part of our business to a third party. Any third party or resultant entity that receives your Personal Information pursuant to a merger, demerger or business transfer shall have the right to continue to use your Personal Information. In the event of such a sale or transfer, we will reasonably notify you of the same.
We may publish any testimonials that you have provided about the Platform and such testimonials and other marketing, promotions and advertisements may include your Personal Information that you have
provided to us. We may publish your Personal Information as may be required to perform the services you have engaged us to perform.
THIRD PARTY LINKS
We may also use your Personal Information collected to create aggregate anonymized data. We shall ensure that such anonymized data will not be directly identifiable to you or to the Personal Information shared with us. We may use this anonymized data for any purpose including but not limited to research, analytics, and studying usage patterns and to improve our products and services and develop new offerings. By using this Platform, you provide us the right to use your Personal Information to create anonymized data and use it for our business purposes.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
Zestl shall not be liable for any damages, direct or indirect, incidental or consequential, and all liabilities (including for negligence, loss or damage such as loss of revenue, unavailability of system or loss of data) and for use of or inability to use products or services of any kind that is offered or to provide indemnity or any other remedy to you or any third party. We make reasonable efforts to ensure that this Platform is free from defects or viruses. It is your responsibility to ensure that you use the correct devices for accessing and using the Platform and to protect from anything that may damage it.
RESERVATION OF RIGHTS
All rights not expressly granted in this policy are reserved by Zestl and its licensors, as the case may be. Nothing contained in this policy shall be construed as conferring by implication, estoppels or otherwise any license or right under any copyright, patent, trademark or other intellectual property right of Zestl or any other person or to user.
CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
Amendments to this policy will be posted to this Platform and will be effective when posted. Your continued use of this Platform following the posting of any amendment, modification, or change shall constitute your acceptance of the amendment. This policy may also be modified by the terms and conditions of the specific product or service of the Platform that you are using. We request you to check the applicable terms and conditions of the Platform to ascertain if any additional considerations are involved with regard to your Personal and Customer Information.
GOVERNING LAWS AND DISPUTES
Governing Laws. This Agreement shall be construed and governed by the laws of India without regard to principles of conflict of laws. Dispute Resolution. Any dispute arising, between you and Zestl shall be submitted to the arbitration to be conducted in Pune, India in English language, in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (as amended from time to time), by a sole arbitrator, who shall be appointed by Zestl and the award made in pursuance thereof shall be binding on the parties. The dispute resolution and arbitration process mentioned in this Section will not prohibit Zestl from approaching the courts for appropriate interim reliefs. The courts in Pune, India shall have an exclusive jurisdiction over any disputes arising under this policy.
QUESTIONS AND SUGGESTIONS
If you have questions, suggestions, or require to contact us as per this policy, or wish to make a complaint, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org