1. Details of Personal Information Collected and the Method of Collection
1.1 We gather information from users in the following ways:
Through use of cookie technology and
By recording IP addresses of those who browse our site and log files. For users outside India, your use of the Blinc site indicates your consent to the transfer of your personal information to India and the storage of it on our servers located there.
1.2 Through use of cookie technology
Blinc may use electronic images known as web beacons - sometimes called single-pixel gifs - that assist in delivering cookies on our sites and allow us to count users who have visited those pages and to deliver co-branded services. We may include web beacons in promotional email messages or our newsletters in order to determine whether messages have been opened and acted upon. Blinc may also employ web beacons from third parties in order to help us compile aggregated statistics and determine the effectiveness of our promotional campaigns.
1.3 Representations by the Company
Information arising out of board discussions, blogs and comments which the User is a part of shall be considered as Public Information and may be accessed by third parties. We shall not be liable in any manner whatsoever for such disclosure or use by a third party of information so disclosed.
Blinc shall have the right to exercise all copyright and publicity rights, to use, reproduce, display, perform, adapt, modify, publish, translate, sublicense, copy, distribute, have distributed, and promote the Public Information in whole or in part worldwide and/or to incorporate it in other works in any existing or future media, known or unknown, over such Public Information.
Blinc makes no representation as to providing or storing back-up copies of any information submitted to it. This shall be the sole responsibility of the User. The User may be required to resubmit such Personal Information.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, technical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
1.4 Warranties by a User of Information
No User shall provide any false, deceptive or misleading information on the Website or to Blinc under any circumstances whatsoever. User shall provide information on which it has the necessary rights and ownership (including Intellectual Property Rights).
Blinc may remove, in its sole discretion and without being obliged to give notice or reasons, any information submitted on the Website in the event that such information does not comply with laws, rules or regulations for the time being in force, or if the same violates Blinc’s policies or rights of third party Persons, which otherwise violates or does not comply with the Terms or which Blinc deems is otherwise inappropriate.
2. Management of Personal Information
2.1 To ensure that you are adhering to the User Agreement.
2.2 Internal record keeping.
2.3 To regulate and manage our relationship with you.
2.4 We may use the information to analyze site usage.
2.5 To comply with applicable laws or requirements.
2.6 We may periodically send promotional emails about new Services, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided or for displaying advertisement banners relevant to your interests.
2.7 From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail.
2.8 We may use the information to customize the Website layout and experience according to your interests.
2.9 We may use the data in an aggregated/compiled form to produce statistical/demographic analyses for marketing, strategy and other business purposes. However, these will be used in ways that you will not be able to identify. Such aggregated information and results/analyses shall belong to us and you will not be entitled to any compensation for the use thereof.
2.10 You agree that you have no objection to the above.
2.11 Blinc shall not be liable for any information submitted by the User to the Website and accessed, downloaded or used by another User for any reason whatsoever or a violation of any obligations by another User.
2.12 We shall disclose such Personal Information accordingly, if is mandated under the law in force in India for any purpose, for complying with a legal obligation, including verifying identities, prevention of cyber-crime and prosecution of offences. We may also use, disclose or monitor such information to enforce our own rights, including to secure our systems.
3. Controlling your Personal Information
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your Non-Public Information in the following ways:
You may block the right to receive information and communications on marketing and promotional offers.
If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may waive your consent at any time by writing an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You also have the option of not providing information to us or, at a later date, withdraw your consent given to us regarding the information. However, this shall be subject to the following: Any withdrawal of consent shall be given to us in writing by letter, or by e-mail with an electronic signature, addressed to email@example.com. If you do not give your consent or subsequently withdraw your consent, we shall have the option of curtailing, restricting or stopping the Services or access to the Website to you without prejudice to our other rights. Such withdrawal of consent shall take effect only from the date on which such communication in writing reaches us (“Effective Date”).