Protinus Fashion Networking Private Limited (“Company“) recognizes, respects and values your privacy. Therefore, in this Policy, we describe the information that we collect about you when you visit our website, www.6Degree.co (the “Website/App”) and use the services available on the Website (“Services“), and the manner in which we use and disclose the said information.
In terms of the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 and the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011, any grievance or complaint may be intimated to Amit Bhardwaj Grievance Officer, who may be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. The complaint shall be disposed off within a period of 1 (one) month.
1.1 COLLECTION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
“Personal information” is defined to include information that whether on its own or in combination with other information may be used to readily identify or contact you such as: name, address, email address, phone number etc.
We collect personal information from Service Users while offering our Services. This information is not accessible to visitors using Company’s website or mobile application, either directly or by submitting a request for a Service. Customers are required to create an account to be able to access certain portions of our Website, such as to submit questions, participate in polls or surveys, to request a quote, to submit a bid in response to a quote, and request any other related information. If and when the Service Users create and use an account with the Company, they might be required to post
any information about yourself, in that case we will require you to register for an Account. During the Account registration process, we will collect your business name, telephone number, address, zip code, or alternatively we may direct you to any of your social media page on websites such as Facebook, in addition you would be required to Post description of your desired services, first and last name, and email address. Other information may also be required to be provided to the Company whilst you avail and use the Company’s website or application. In addition, you may, but are not required to, provide other content or information about your business, including photographs and videos. We also may collect payment information, such as credit card information or any other information necessary to effectuate any payment transaction. We may also collect personal information that you post in your Profile, Wants, or Feedback, and any comments or discussions you post in any blog, chat room, or other correspondence site on the Website.
The Company reserves the right to record the conversations between service professionals and consumers facilitated by the Company through the messaging/chat mechanism on the platform or the calls made through the virtual numbers provided to safeguard the privacy of Service Users and service professionals. All the chat/messaging logs or call recordings can be used to but not limited to monitor and prohibit abuse, safeguard the rights of consumers and service professionals, resolve disputes.
Cookies. We and our third party service providers collect information from you by using cookies. A cookie is a small file stored on user’s computer hard drive containing information about the user. The cookie helps us analyze web traffic or informs you about your use of a particular website. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual, tailoring its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. When you visit the Website, we may send one or more cookies (i.e., a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters) to your computer that identifies your browser.
Disabling Cookies. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you disable cookies you may be prevented from taking full advantage of the Website because it may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled.
Clear GIFs, pixel tags and other technologies. Clear GIFs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on your computer’s hard drive, clear GIFs are embedded invisibly on web pages. We may use clear GIFs (a.k.a. web beacons, web bugs or pixel tags), in connection with our Website to, among other things, track the activities of Website visitors, help us manage content, and compile statistics about Website usage. We and our third party service providers also use clear GIFs in HTML emails to our customers, to help us track email response rates, identify when our emails are viewed, and track whether our emails are forwarded.
We collect your personal information and aggregate information about the use of our Website and Services to better understand your needs and to provide you with a better Website experience. Specifically, we may use your personal information for any of the following reasons:
a) To provide our Services to you, including registering you for our Services, verifying your identity and authority to use our Services, and to otherwise enable you to use our Website and our Services;
b) For customer support and to respond to your inquiries;
c) For internal record-keeping purposes;
d) To process billing and payment, including sharing with third party payment gateways in connection with Website and/or the Company’s products and Services;
e)To improve and maintain our Website and our Services (for example, we track information entered through the “Search” function; this helps us determine which areas of our Website users like best and areas that we may want to enhance; we also will use for trouble-shooting purposes, where applicable);
f) To periodically send promotional emails to the email address you provide regarding new products from the Company, special offers from the Company or other information about the Company that we think you may find interesting;
g) To contact you via email, telephone, facsimile or mail, or, where requested, by text message, to deliver certain services or information you have requested;
h) For the Company’s market research purposes, including, but not limited to, the customization of the Website according to your interests;
i) We may use your demographic information (i.e., age, postal code, residential and commercial addresses, and other various data) to more effectively facilitate the promotion of goods and services to appropriate target audiences and for other research and analytical purposes;
k) We also may compare personal information collected through the Website and Services to verify its accuracy with personal information collected from third parties; and
l) We may combine aggregate data with the personal information we collect about you.
From time to time, the Company may use personal information for new and unanticipated uses not previously disclosed in our Policy.
If our information practices change regarding information previously collected, the Company shall make reasonable efforts to provide notice and obtain consent of any such uses as may be required by law.
At our sole discretion, the Company may offer any of the following free services on the Website, which you may select to use or receive at your option. Certain of the following services may require you to provide additional personal information as detailed below:
a) Electronic Newsletters: We may offer a free electronic newsletter to users. We will gather the email addresses of users who sign up for the Company for the newsletter mailing list. Users may remove themselves from this mailing list by opting out of receiving newsletters during the registration process, by following the link provided in each newsletter that points users to a subscription management page where the user can
unsubscribe from receiving newsletters or by changing their preferences in their Profile Settings page.
b) “Send to a Friend”: Our Website users can voluntarily choose to electronically forward a link, page, or document to someone else by clicking “send to a friend.” To do so, the user must provide his or her email address, as well as the email address of the recipient. The user’s email address is used only in the case of transmission errors and, of course, to let the recipient know who sent the email. The information is not used for any other purpose.
c) Polling: We may offer interactive polls to users so they can easily share their opinions with other users and see what our audience thinks about important issues, Services, and/or the Website. Opinions or other responses to polls are aggregated and are not identifiable to any particular user. We may use a system to “tag” users after they have voted, so they can vote only once on a particular question. This tag is not correlated with information about individual users.
d) Surveys: We may conduct user surveys from time to time to better target our content to our Website users. We will not share individual responses from these surveys with any third party. We will share aggregate data with third party service providers, partners, and other third parties. We also will post aggregate data containing survey responses on our Website; that data may be viewed and downloaded by other users of our Website.
We employ procedural and technological security measures, which are reasonably designed to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access or disclosure. The Company may use encryption, passwords, and physical security measures to help protect your personal information against unauthorized access and disclosure. No security measures, however, are 100% complete. Therefore, we do not promise and cannot guarantee, and thus you should not expect, that your personal information or private communications will not be collected and used by others. You should take steps to protect against unauthorized access to your password, phone, and computer by, among other things, signing off after using a shared computer, choosing a robust password that nobody else knows or can easily guess, and keeping your log-in and password private. The Company is not responsible for the unauthorized use of your information or for any lost, stolen, compromised passwords, or for any activity on your Account via unauthorized password activity. If you lose control of your password, you may lose substantial control over your personal information and be subject to legally binding actions taken on you.
IF YOUR PASSWORD HAS BEEN COMPROMISED FOR ANY REASON, YOU MUST IMMEDIATELY NOTIFY THE COMPANY TO CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD.
We may share the information that we collect about you, including your personal information, as follows:
a) Information Disclosed To Protect Us And Others
We may disclose your information including Personal Information if:
(i) The Company may disclose the information including, without limitation, your name, city, state, telephone number, email address, user ID history, quoting and listing history, and fraud complaints, to law enforcement or other government officials if we are required to do so by law, regulation or other government authority or otherwise in cooperation with an investigation of a governmental authority;
(ii) disclosure would potentially mitigate our liability in an actual or potential lawsuit;
(iv) disclosure is intended to help investigate or prevent unauthorized transactions or other illegal activities, or
(v) necessary or appropriate to protect our rights or property, or the rights or property of any person or entity.
b) Information Disclosed To Third Party Service Providers And Business Partners
We may enter into a contract with various third parties for the provision and maintenance of the Website, Services and our business operations, and the Company may need to share your personal information and data generated by cookies and aggregate information (collectively, “Information”) with these vendors and service agencies. For example, we may provide your information to a credit card processing company to process your payment. The vendors and service agencies will not receive any right to use your personal information beyond what is necessary to perform its obligations to provide the Services to you. If you complete a survey, we also may share your information with the survey provider; if we offer a survey in conjunction with another entity, we also will disclose the results to that entity.
c) Disclosure To Non-Affiliated Third Parties To Process Your Request
Your request for Services may be shared with third party websites/ individuals/ service providers in order to provide your request with maximum exposure. If your requested is posted on any third party website, it will include the details of your request, including your location, and other contact details. Interested bidders, however, will be able to click on your request on such third party site, and will be directed to our Website where they will have access to your contact details (Partial or complete), as would any other service provider on our Website interested in bidding on your request.
d) Disclosure To Other Users Of Our Website
Comments that users post to our Website may also be available to other visitors of our Website (as discussed in User Generated Content below). In addition, we may post the results (in aggregate form) of surveys (if conducted) to our Website. If you are a customer, name, and location, as well as the details of your request, are available to all visitors to our Website. Service professionals may also be permitted to see the customer’s full name, telephone number, email address and the –location.
e) Event Of A Change Of Control Or Bankruptcy
In the event, the Company undergoes a change in control, including, without limitation, a merger or sale of all or substantially all of the Company’s assets to which this Website relates or other corporate reorganization in which the Company participates, and is thus merged with or acquired by a third party entity (a “Successor”), the Company hereby reserves the right to transfer the information we have collected from the users of the Website and/or Services to such Successor.
In addition, in the event of the Company’s bankruptcy, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application or laws or equitable principles affecting creditors’ rights generally, the Company may not be able to control how your information is transferred, used, or treated and reserves the right to transfer the information we have collected from the users of the Website and/or Services to non-affiliated third parties in such event.
f) Information Disclosed At Your Request
We may share your personal information with other Registered Users to whom you explicitly ask us to send your information or if you explicitly consent to such disclosure.
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
We may send periodic promotional or informational emails to you. You may opt-out of such communications by following the opt-out instructions contained in the email. Please note that it may take up to 10 business days for us to process opt-out requests. If you opt-out of receiving emails about recommendations or other information we think may interest you, we may
still send you emails about your Account or any Services you have requested or received from us.
As a Registered User of the Website you will select a Full Name during the registration process. All of your activities on the Website will be traceable to your Full Name.
You may post content on our Website, including your comments, feedback, pictures, and any other information that you would like to be available on our Website. If you post content to our Website, all of the information that you post will be available to all visitors to our Website. If you post your own content on our Website or Services, your posting may become public and the Company cannot prevent such information from being used in a manner that may violate this Policy, the law, or your personal privacy.
This Policy is current as of the effective date set forth above. The Company may, in its sole and absolute discretion, change this policy from time to time by updating this document. The Company will post its updated policy on the website on this page. The Company encourages you to review this policy regularly for any changes. Your continued use of this website and/or continued provision of personal information to us will be subject to the terms of the then-current Policy.