Apka Deals Online Shopping Private Limited and its subsidiaries and affiliates and Associate Companies (individually and/ or collectively, “Apkadeals”) is/are concerned about the privacy of the data and information of users (including sellers and buyers/customers whether registered or non-registered) accessing, offering, selling or purchasing products or services on Apkadeals websites, mobile sites or mobile applications (“Website”) on the Website and otherwise doing business with Apkadeals. “Associate Companies” here shall have the same meaning as ascribed in Companies Act, 2013.
The terms “We” / “Us” / “Our” individually and collectively refer to each entity being part of the definition of Apkadeals and the terms “You” / “Your” / “Yourself” refer to the users.
• The type of data or information that You share with or provide to Apkadeals and that Apkadeals collects from You;
• The purpose for collection of such data or information from You;
• Apkdeals’s information security practices and policies; and
• Information collected and storage of such Information:
The “Information” (which shall also include data) provided by You to Apkadeals or collected from you by Apkadeals may consist of “Personal Information” and “Non-Personal Information”.
• Personal Information
• Your user name along with Your password,
• Your name,
• Your address,
• Your telephone number,
• Your e-mail address or other contact information,
• Your date of birth,
• Your gender,
• Information regarding your transactions on the Website, (including sales or purchase history),
• Your financial information such as bank account information or credit card or debit card or other payment instrument details,
• Internet Protocol address,
• Any other items of ‘sensitive personal data or information’ as such term is defined under the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices And Procedures And Sensitive Personal Data Of Information) Rules, 2011 enacted under the Information Technology Act, 2000;
• Identification code of your communication device which You use to access the Website or otherwise deal with any Apkadeals entity,
• Any other Information that You provide during Your registration process, if any, on the Website. Such Personal Information may be collected in various ways including during the course of You:
• registering as a user on the Website,
• registering as a seller on the Website,
• availing certain services offered on the Website. Such instances include but are not limited to making an offer for sale, online purchase, participating in any online survey or contest, communicating with Apkadeals’s customer service by phone, email or otherwise or posting user reviews on the items available on the Website, or
• Non-Personal Information
Apkadeals may also collect information other than Personal Information from You through the Website when You visit and / or use the Website. Such information may be stored in server logs. This Non-Personal Information would not assist Apkadeals to identify You personally.
This Non-Personal Information may include:
• Your geographic location,
• details of Your telecom service provider or internet service provider,
• the type of browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, Google Chrome etc.),
• the operating system of Your system, device and the Website You last visited before visiting the Website,
You hereby represent to Apkadeals that:
Sharing and disclosure of Your Information
You hereby unconditionally agree and permit that Apkadeals may transfer, share, disclose or part with all or any of Your Information, within and outside of the Republic of India to various Apkadeals entities and to third party service providers / partners / banks and financial institutions for one or more of the Purposes or as may be required by applicable law. In such case we will contractually oblige the receiving parties of the Information to ensure the same level of data protection that is adhered to by Apkadeals under applicable law.
Apkadeals may also share Personal Information if Apkadeals believe it is necessary in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of various terms and conditions or our policies.
We reserve the right to disclose your information when required to do so by law or regulation, or under any legal obligation or order under law or in response to a request from a law enforcement or governmental agency or judicial, quasi-judicial or any other statutory or constitutional authority or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
You further agree that such disclosure, sharing and transfer of Your Personal Information and Non-Personal Information shall not cause any wrongful loss to You or to any third party, or any wrongful gain to us or to any third party.
Links to third party websites
Links to third-party advertisements, third-party websites or any third party electronic communication service may be provided on the Website which are operated by third parties and are not controlled by, or affiliated to, or associated with, Apkadeals unless expressly specified on the Website.
Security & Retention
The security of your Personal Information is important to us. Apkadeals strives to ensure the security of Your Personal Information and to protect Your Personal Information against unauthorized access or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction. For this purpose, Apkadeals adopts internal reviews of the data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, including appropriate encryption and physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where Apkadeals stores Your Personal Information. Each of the Apkadeals entity shall adopt reasonable security practices and procedures as mandated under applicable laws for the protection of Your Information. Provided that Your right to claim damages shall be limited to the right to claim only statutory damages under Information Technology Act, 2000 and You hereby waive and release all Apkadeals entities from any claim of damages under contract or under tort.
If you choose a payment gateway to complete any transaction on Website then Your credit card data may be stored in compliance with industry standards/ recommended data security standard for security of financial information such as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS).
Apkadeals may share your Information with third parties under a confidentiality agreement which inter alia provides for that such third parties not disclosing the Information further unless such disclosure is for the Purpose. However, Apkadeals is not responsible for any breach of security or for any actions of any third parties that receive Your Personal Information. Apkadeals is not liable for any loss or injury caused to You as a result of You providing Your Personal Information to third party (including any third party websites, even if links to such third party websites are provided on the Website).
Notwithstanding anything contained in this Policy or elsewhere, Apkadeals shall not be held responsible for any loss, damage or misuse of Your Personal Information, if such loss, damage or misuse is attributable to a Force Majeure Event (as defined below).
A Force Majeure Event shall mean any event that is beyond the reasonable control of Apkadeals and shall include, without limitation, sabotage, fire, flood, explosion, acts of God, civil commotion, strikes or industrial action of any kind, riots, insurrection, war, acts of government, computer hacking, unauthorised access to computer, computer system or computer network,, computer crashes, breach of security and encryption (provided beyond reasonable control of Apkadeals), power or electricity failure or unavailability of adequate power or electricity.
While We will endeavor to take all reasonable and appropriate steps to keep secure any Personal Information which We hold about You and prevent unauthorized access, you acknowledge that the internet or computer networks are not fully secure and that We cannot provide any absolute assurance regarding the security of Your Personal Information.
You agree that all Personal Information shall be retained till such time required for the Purpose or required under applicable law, whichever is later. Non-Personal Information will be retained indefinitely.
User discretion and opt out
You agree and acknowledge that You are providing your Information out of your free will. You have an option not to provide or permit Apkadeals to collect Your Personal Information or later on withdraw Your consent with respect to such Personal Information so provided herein by sending an email to the grievance officer or such other electronic address of the respective Apkadeals entity as may be notified to You. In such case, You should neither visit any Website nor use any services provided by Apkadeals entities nor shall contact any of Apkadeals entities. Further, Apkadeals may not deliver products to You, upon Your order, or Apkadeals may deny you access from using certain services offered on the Website.
You can add or update Your Personal Information on regular basis. Kindly note that Apkadeals would retain Your previous Personal Information in its records.
For Apka Deals Online Shopping Private Limited
Mr. Binith CJ, the designated support contact under Information Technology Act, 2000 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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