pravacy policy

Collection and Use of Personal Information


‘Personally Identifiable Information’ or ‘PII’ is defined as any information that identifies (whether directly or indirectly) to a particular individual or natural person, such as the individual’s name, postal address, email address, mobile number and any other specific identifier indicating to that particular person. When anonymous information is directly or indirectly associated with personal information, the resulting information also is treated as personal information. A. Information you provide to us Information Collected at the Time of Registration When you register using your web accounts like Facebook & Twitter we retrieve the following Information from your account(s) to continue to interact with you and to continue providing you the Services. Information that we collect include - User Name E-mail id
Mobile number
Location
Public profile information – (Facebook & Twitter) Information collected under my profile section when a user has completed with the registration:
Date of Birth
Gender
Profile picture upload
Qualification
Country
Address
Pin code

We may collect sensitive personal information when you provide feedbacks, report spam, participate in polls, survey, contest etc. for the activity it is being collected. This information will only be captured if you have provided us with explicit consent. Information collected when you use our Mobile Application
When you download our mobile application we may collect, including but not limited to, the below information from you-
Email ID
Mobile number
Location/IP address for geo-locating
Device ID
SMS for OTP
Android Advertiser ID/ iDFA ID
Information you provide to us voluntarily
If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on the Site, we may collect and store such information.
We may collect additional information at other times, including but not limited to, when you provide feedback(s), modify your content or email preferences, respond to surveys, provide comments, or communicate with us. This information may include your name, e-mail id, mobile number, location, etc.
isclosure to Third parties
a) Service Providers
The Application may include links to other websites or applications (for e.g., links to payment gateways for payment of subscription fees). Such websites or applications are governed by their respective privacy policies, which are beyond our control.
Once you leave our servers (you can figure out where you are by checking the URL in the location bar on your browser), use of any information you provide is governed by the privacy policy of the operator of the application, website you are visiting. That policy may differ from ours.
If you can't find the privacy policy of any of these sites via a link from the application's/website homepage, you should contact the application/website owners directly for more information.
b) Promotional Offers
We may share or disclose your personal information outside of Kitzone Technology Private Limitedwhen we have your consent.
For example, providing SMS and E-mail related services such as marketing newsletters, promotions and offers.

c) Advertisers We do not provide any personally identifiable information to third party websites / advertisers / ad-servers without your explicit consent.

d) Legal
In the event Kitzone Technology Private Limitedis merged with or acquired by another company or in case of re-organization or re-structuring of business, we and our affiliates may share your personal information, wholly or in part, with another business entity.
e) Business transfers
We provide personal information to our affiliates and other trusted businesses or persons to process it for us, based on our instructions and in compliance with our Privacy Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures. For example, we may use service providers to help us with customer support. Information we share with our group companies/affiliates
Credit Points
When you interact with any of the Kitzone Technology Private Limited Websites/applications (such as read articles, provide comments, share articles etc.) Kitzone Technology Private Limited will collect your personal information and analyze your information to build individual profiles and provide you with points. These points will be governed by the terms of use of the Kitzone Technology Private Limited website . The points can be redeemed against your SSO profile . Kitzone Technology Private Limited will collect points across all Kitzone Technology Private Limited websites and provide a total accumulation of all the points in aggregated manner
Follow
When you interact with any of the Kitzone Technology Private Limited websites (such as follow articles, follow other users, follow activities etc) Kitzone Technology Private Limitedwill collect your follow activities and create a Kitzone Technology Private Limitedprofile against those activities for you to refer to them at a later stage and review articles and your activities. Kitzone Technology Private Limiteddoesn’t collect any additional personal information but only tracks your behaviour on various Kitzone Technology Private LimitedWebsites and the activities that you choose to follow or the users you wish to follow. Any comments, views, shares that are performed by you on the Kitzone Technology Private Limited Websites will be publicly available information.
How your information is used for Advertising
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit or use our website, mobile application or services. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number or other personally identifiable information) about your visits or use of a particular website, mobile application or service, in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. Services may include links to other websites or applications. Such websites or applications are governed by their respective privacy policies, and are beyond our reasonable control. Once you leave our server (you can recognize your location by checking the URL in location bar on your browser), any kind of information provided by you is governed by the privacy policy of the operator of the applications/website(s) you are visiting. Their policy may differ from ours. If you can't find the privacy policy of any of these applications/websites via a link from the application's homepage, you should contact the application owner(s) directly for more information. Presentation of information to our advertisers for helping them to understand our audience(s) and to know the value of advertising on our websites or applications, is usually in form of aggregated statistics on traffic to various pages / content within our websites or Applications. We do not provide any personally identifiable information to any third party websites / advertisers / ad-servers without obtaining your consent.

Information Use by the Company
The Information supplied by you enables us to improve our services and provide you the most user-friendly experience(s). In some cases, for e.g. provision of certain service(s) or utility (ies), we may require your contact information as well. All required information is service dependent and the Company may use the above said user. Information to, maintain, protect, and improve the Services (including advertising on the "Application") and for developing new services. We may also use your email address or other personally identifiable information to send commercial or marketing messages with your consent [with an option to withdraw your consent (wherever feasible)]. Any personally identifiable information provided by you will not be considered as sensitive if it is freely available and / or accessible in the public domain like any comments, messages, blogs, scribbles available on social platforms like Facebook, twitter etc. Any posted/uploaded/conveyed/communication by users on the public sections of the "Application/Websites" becomes published content and is not considered personally identifiable information subject to this Privacy Policy . In case you choose to decline to submit personally identifiable information on the Application/Websites, we may not be able to provide certain services on the Application/Websites to you. We will make reasonable efforts to notify you of the same at the time of opening your account. In any case, we will not be liable and or responsible for the denial of certain services to you for lack of you providing the necessary personal information or consent. When you register with the Application or Services, we may contact you from time to time about updating your personal information to provide you features that we believe may benefit / interest you. Information sharing with third parties
The Company shares your information with any third parties without obtaining the prior consent of User in the following limited circumstances:
a) When it is requested or required by law or by any court or governmental agency or authority to disclose, for the purpose of verification of identity, or for the prevention, detection, investigation including cyber incidents, or for prosecution and punishment of offences. These disclosures are made in good faith and belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary for enforcing these Terms or for complying with the applicable laws and regulations.
b) The Company proposes to share such information within its group companies and officers and employees of such group companies for the purpose of processing personal information on its behalf. We also ensure that these recipients of such information agree to process such information based on our instructions and in compliance with this Privacy Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.
c) The Company may present information to our advertisers - to help them understand our audience and confirm the value of advertising on our websites or Applications – however it is usually in the form of aggregated statistics on traffic to various pages within our site.
d) The Company may share your information regarding your activities on websites or Applications with third party comments sites , social websites to populate your social wall that is visible to other people however you will have an option to set your privacy settings, where you can decide what you would like to share or not to share with others. How long do we store and use your information

We retain the information which we have collected no longer than is necessary. This is determined on a case by case basis . Normally we will retain the information as long as you maintain an account with us and till the time you continue to access and use Kitzone Technology Private Limitedand its services. We will delete your information whenever you request us to do so. However, we may archive and/or retain some information for legal purposes. Your Controls and Choices
A. Accessing and Rectifying your personal information
When you use the Services Website/application (or any of its sub sites), we make good faith efforts to provide you, as and when requested by you, with access to your personal information and shall further ensure that any personal information or sensitive personal data or information found to be inaccurate or deficient shall be corrected or amended as feasible. We ask individual users to identify themselves and the information requested to be accessed or corrected before processing such requests. We may decline to process requests that are unreasonably repetitive or systematic, requiring disproportionate technical effort, jeopardizing the privacy of others, or would be extremely impractical (for instance, requests concerning information residing on backup tapes), or for which access is not otherwise required. In any case, where we provide information access and correction, we perform this service free of charge, except if doing so would require a disproportionate effort.

You can make access requests by sending an e-mail to our Grievance officer . You will get a link on your registered Email address through which you can access all the data Kitzone Technology Private Limited collects and stores about you. You can ask us to correct inaccurate or incomplete personal information.
a. Concerning your login credentials by editing the same through My Accounts section, through the SSO portal. The same shall be reflected across all properties.
b. Concerning details that are separately collected and maintained by Kitzone Technology Private Limited by sending an e-mail to our support team to perform the rectification.
B. Data Portability
You may also be entitled to request copies of personal information that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format; wherever feasible.
C. Data Retention and Erasure
We retain your personal information as long as necessary for us to provide services to you or you ask us to not retain your data. If you no longer want us to use your information then you can request that we erase your personal information and close your Kitzone Technology Private Limitedaccount. Please note that if you request for the erasure of your personal information; The personal information (Name, E-mail, Mobile No) will be retained as a part of the SSO Login functionality and will be governed by the SSO Login Policy. We may retain some of your personal information as necessary for our legitimate business interests, such as fraud detection and prevention and enhancing safety. For example, if we suspend a Kitzone Technology Private Limited account for fraud or safety reasons, we may retain certain information from that account to prevent that user from opening a new account in the future. We may retain and use your personal information to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations. For example, we may keep some of your information for tax, legal reporting and auditing obligations. Information you have shared with others (e.g., Reviews, forum postings) may continue to be publicly visible on the Kitzone Technology Private Limited, even after your account is cancelled. However, attribution of such information to you will be removed. Additionally, some copies of your information (e.g., log records) may remain in our database, but are disassociated from personal identifiers. Because of the way we maintain certain services, after you delete your information, residual copies may take a period of time before they are deleted from our active servers and may remain in our backup systems. Your request will be processed and you will receive confirmation of the same via email. Please note that this will only perform a deletion of the information that has been collected by Kitzone Technology Private Limited and will disable your SSO information for Kitzone Technology Private Limited. You will still exist as a user across all the other Kitzone Technology Private Limited platforms. In case you also wish to delete your SSO related information, kindly follow the instructions displayed on the screen or please read the SSO privacy policy to understand how to invoke your rights.

Please note that if you have multiple accounts with us, then you will have to raise separate requests for each of the accounts, along with the associated email IDs or phone numbers.
D. Withdrawing Consent and Restriction of Processing
For withdrawing your consent at any time during the tenure of your services with us, you may choose to do so by sending us an e-mail. We shall review your request and may ask you to verify your identity. Post verification we will withdraw the consent for which request was made by you and stop any further processing of your personal information
E. Complaints
You can write to us in case of any grievance or compliant at the support e-mail address. If you have any complaints regarding processing of your personal information you may contact our data protection officer at the below mentioned e-mail address. You have the right to complaint about the data processing activities carried out by Kitzone Technology Private Limitedbefore the competent data protection authorities.
F. Objection to Processing
Where your personal information is processed for direct marketing purposes or any contests or promotions or other services, you may, at any time ask us to cease processing your data for these direct marketing purposes by sending an e-mail to us.
Please be aware that if you do not allow us to collect personal information from you, we may not be able to deliver certain experiences, and services to you, and some of our services may not be able to take account of your interests and preferences. If collection of personal information is mandatory, we will make that clear at the point of collection so that you can make an informed decision whether to participate. If you have questions about the specific personal information about you that we process or retain, and your rights regarding that personal information, please contact us at the below mentioned e-mail address.
We may take 30 days from the date of receipt of request to complete your requests. However, if the nature of the requests is excessive in nature or would require significant effort then may ask for an extension of 60 days by giving a prior notice to you with the reason for the extension.
We ask individual users to identify themselves and the information requested to be accessed, corrected or removed before processing such requests, and we may decline to process requests that are unreasonably repetitive or systematic, require disproportionate technical effort, jeopardize the privacy of others, or would be extremely impractical (for instance, requests concerning information residing on backup tapes), or for which access is not otherwise required. In any case, where we provide information access and correction, we perform this service free of charge, except if doing so would require a disproportionate effort.

Children’s Privacy
Kitzone Technology Private Limitedis not intentionally designed for or directed at persons less than 16 years of age. Kitzone Technology Private Limiteddoes not knowingly permit any person who is under 16 years of age to register with the services or to provide any other personally identifying information. If Kitzone Technology Private Limitedbecomes aware that any personally identifiable information of persons less than 16 years of age has been collected on the Kitzone Technology Private Limitedwithout verified parental consent, then Kitzone Technology Private Limitedwill take the appropriate steps to delete any such information and notify the parent. However, we consider it the responsibility of parents to monitor their children’s use of our services. Nevertheless, it is our policy not to collect and process any personal information from children below 16 years of age or offer to send any promotional materials to persons in that category. Kitzone Technology Private Limiteddoes not seek or intend to seek or receive any personal information from children. Should a parent or guardian have reasons to believe that a minor has provided Kitzone Technology Private Limitedwith personal information without their prior consent, please contact our customer support team to ensure that the personal information is removed from the Kitzone Technology Private Limited.

Data transfer, storage & processing globally
We operate globally and may transfer your personal information to individual companies of the Kitzone Technology Private Limitedaffiliated companies or third parties in locations around the world for the purposes described in this privacy policy. Wherever your personal information is transferred, stored or processed by us, we will take reasonable steps to safeguard the privacy of your personal information. Additionally, when using or disclosing personal information transferred from the European Union, we use standard contractual clauses approved by the European Commission, adopt other means under European Union law for ensuring adequate safeguards.
Security and Compliance with Laws
We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. These include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, including appropriate encryption and physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data. All information gathered is securely stored within the Company controlled database. The database is stored on servers secured behind a firewall on the cloud; access to the servers is password-protected and is strictly limited. However, as effective as our security measures are, no security system is impenetrable. If you know or have reason to believe that your Kitzone Technology Private Limitedaccount credentials have been lost, stolen, altered, or otherwise compromised or in case of any actual or suspected unauthorized use of your account, please contact us by contacting our customer support team. Security and Compliance with Laws
Security and Compliance with Laws
Changes in the Policy
The internet is an ever-evolving dynamic medium. We may alter our privacy policy from time to time to incorporate necessary changes in technology, applicable law or any other variant. In any case, we reserve the right to change (at any point of time) the terms of this Privacy Policy or the Terms of Use. Any changes we make will be effective immediately on notice, which we may provide by posting the new policy on the "Application". We will not be under an obligation to notify you of any changes to this privacy policy except if the changes made to the policy significantly affects your rights or as may be required by law. We may also make reasonable efforts to inform you via electronic mail. In any case, you are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically on the "Application") to ensure that you are aware of the latest version.
Contact Information
I. Support
If you require any information or clarification regarding the use of your personal information or this privacy policy or grievances with respect to use of your personal information, please email us at Puneet.Jain@aajtak.com
II. Data Protection Officer/Data Controller
The data protection officer (DPO) and data controller appointed by Kitzone Technology Private Limitedis Pradeep Kumar Prajapati who can be contacted at
You can also write to:
Address
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M. 9252193038