Privacy Policy

Overview

Janta24 is a social content website and application. The aim of this app and website is to provide a platform for Indian users to know what's going on in their surroundings and also to provide input to make people aware about their surroundings. We respect your information and privacy and so we transparently disclose our privacy practices to you. This privacy policy explains our policies regarding collection, use and disclosure of your personal information, personally identifiable information and other data collected when you use our application. Please note that this privacy policy doesn't apply to any third party sites or apps being used, you shall visit any third-party sites and apps at your own risk and upon conditions laid down in their respective terms of use and privacy policies.

We shall modify, amend, terminate or replace this Privacy Policy at any time at our discretion. Whenever we modify, amend or terminate this Privacy Policy, such modifications will become effective immediately upon posting. You should agree to timely review the current version of the Privacy Policy. If you do not agree with the terms of this Privacy Policy, please do not use our application.

Your information will not be shared or used with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy. We use your information to operate and improve our service and product. By accessing the Platform, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

Information Collection

We collect some personally identifiable information that can be used to contact or identify you. It includes, but is not just limited to, your name, phone number, postal address, email address and other information that by itself or in combination with other information, can be used to identify you. However, it does not include any information that, by itself, does not permit identification.

We may require certain information about you such as your name, email address and mobile number. For example, if you communicate with us by our app, mobile or through email, we may collect any information provided in such communication.

Link to privacy policy of third party service providers used by the app

Log Data

We collect information that your browser or device sends us whenever you visit our platform. This includes information such as your Internet Protocol ("IP") address, geolocation and domain servers, device ID & model number, details of your operating system, and other related information and we also collect data related to the specific pages that you visit, the time and date of your visit, the time spent on those pages, default language and user preferences, and other similar usage related statistics.

Cookies

We access information via cookies when you visit our platform. Cookies are files with small amounts of data which are transferred to your browser or device that allow our systems to recognise your browser or device and capture certain information. The cookies we send to your browser or device may also include anonymous unique identifiers, which we may use to collect data about your device, to create and store a unique identity for you for the purposes of fraud prevention, security or authentication. Most browsers and devices are by default set up to accept cookies. You may reset your settings to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent.

Apart from all the information listed above, we do not collect any sensitive information such as personal data, educational data, financial data, political opinions, health-related information or any information related to gender, race, caste, language or religion unless it is provided by you voluntarily or required by provisions of any applicable law.

Use of Information

We use your information collected for the following purposes:

  • To combine your other information with information obtained from other sources.
  • To provide you with the better functionalities of the Platform.
  • To send you notifications about any updates or developments regarding the Platform.
  • To provide support services through email, phone, notifications or messages within the Platform.
  • To keep track of your usage and customise it accordingly to suit your preferences.
  • To provide technical support including updates.
  • To improve the platform's quality, features and functionality.
  • To provide back up and ensure preparedness for disaster recovery of your system.
  • To protect rights and property of ours and our other users.
  • To prevent and detect any fraud or other illegal activity and to prevent violations of our Terms of Use.
  • For auditing, research and analysis to ensure the stability of the Platform.
  • To respond to legal requirements, exercise our legal rights and defend against any legal claims, and protect our interests or those of any third parties and as may otherwise be necessary to enforce the terms of this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use.

Storage of Information

  • Your data and information collected may be stored and processed on computer systems and by using our Platform you consent to the processing and storage of your information outside of your own jurisdiction. You understand and agree that we may continue to store your information after you cease to use the Platform or disable your use of the Platform.
  • Some of your information is stored on your device or browser for retrieval and usage. Such information is subject to security offered by your device, browser and other components. You have to understand and agree that we cannot be held responsible for any compromise of access to your personal browser or device, for loss of information, theft or for any exploits or logic attacks on your browser or device that is outside the control of our Platform.
  • Your information's security is important to us, but you have to understand that no method of electronic storage or method of transmission over the internet is 100% secure. While we work hard to use commercially acceptable and standard means to protect your information we cannot guarantee 100% security in this regard. You provide your information to us at your own risk and consent.

Sharing & Disclosure of Information

We may share your information with third-parties in the following circumstances:

  • When sharing or disclosure of your information is needed to help you prevent fraud or the violation of any applicable law, statute, regulation, ordinance, or treaty. We will never sell your information to any unaffiliated third-parties without your approval.
  • When your information is demanded by a court order or by governmental or statutory authorities. When sharing or disclosure of your information is needed to protect our employees, independent contractors, officers, members or other users and If otherwise permitted to do so by this Privacy Policy or by applicable law.
  • We may use external advertising companies to provide advertisements when you have visited our Platform. These companies may use anonymised information about your visits to the Platform and other websites to provide advertisements about products or services that may be of interest to you.When sharing or disclosure of your information is necessary to operate the Platform.
  • When we have been purchased by a third-party.

Retention of information

  • When you deactivate our Platform, we archive your information and store archived information in our secure database for the purposes of our records. If there is any Sensitive Personal Information collected by us it shall be destroyed upon such deactivation.
  • We retain certain information required for detection, investigation and prevention of fraud, cheating and other violations of our Terms of Use and applicable laws. When data indicates a breach has occurred, we use the retained information to establish, exercise or defend legal claims, until the case has been resolved.

Manage & Delete Information

  • Your collected data is stored for as long as it is necessary to provide better products and services to you and others.
  • Your account related information will be kept until your account is deleted, unless we no longer need the data to provide products and services. You can delete your account any time.
  • When you delete your account, we delete things you have posted, such as your posts.
  • If you do not want to delete your account, but want to temporarily stop using Janta24, you may deactivate your account instead.

Children’s Privacy

These Services do not address anyone under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. In the case we discover that a child under 13 has provided us personal information, immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us so that We will be able to do necessary actions.

Governing of Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy shall be governed by and constructed in accordance with the laws of India, without reference to conflict of laws principles. The court shall have the exclusive jurisdiction to determine any disputes arising in related to, this Privacy Policy. You agree to waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction by such courts and to venue in such courts.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We may update our Privacy Policy from time to time. You agree to review our platform's privacy policy periodically. You will be notified about any changes by notice on this page when you access the Platform. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page. If you do not agree to any change, you may not continue to use the Platform.

This policy is effective as of 2021-07-14

Contact Us

If you have any questions or suggestions about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us at contact@janta24.in