This Policy only applies to information collected through the Services and not to information collected offline or to information you may provide to third-party sites to which inFact may link, except as expressly provided herein.
For the purpose of data protection laws applicable to you, based on your location and the point in time for which you provide your information (“Applicable Law”), inFact will be the ‘data controller’ or the equivalent under your Applicable Law.
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We may collect information directly from you, automatically through your use of our Services, and from third-party sources. We may combine all of the information we collect about you.
Information Collected Directly From You
We may collect information from you during your use of the Services when you:
The information you provide to us may include but is not limited to your (i) name; (ii) email address; (iii) address; (iv) phone numbers or other contact information; (v) age and/or date of birth; (vi) user name and password associated with your account; (vii) and demographic information (collectively, "Personal Information"), for example, to create an account on the Services. We will also collect any other information that you choose to provide to us through our Services (e.g. subjects you follow or articles you like).
Information Collected About You from Social Networks and Third Parties
inFact does not collect any information about you from any social networking site or third party. When a user shares content from inFact Mobile Application to any third party, inFact only saves the name of such third party and no other information.
However, if you “like” or “follow” us on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter or other social media sites, we may collect some information from you, including your name, email address, and any comments or content you post relevant to us. We may also collect information if you sign up for any type of activity or submit information to us through partners or social media sites.
We may also collect demographics information from public sources and from third-party data and analytics companies, advertising networks, and others. We use this information to enhance the data we already have.
Information We Collect Automatically
We may automatically collect information about your use of our Services, including but not limited to your Internet protocol (“IP”) address; geolocation information; unique device identifiers; and other information about your device(s); the type of web browser you are using and browser language; your operating system; your mobile device carrier information; the websites that led you to our Services; the pages you view on our Services and the content displayed on those pages; the amount of time spent on particular pages; clickthrough’s to other content on our app site; your chats on the inFact app; error logs; the dates and times you access our Services; and other similar information.
We and our service providers may automatically collect location information, including general information (e.g. IP address, city) from your computer or mobile device. You may be asked to share your specific geo-location information with us. The Services use this location information to provide customized services, content, promotional offers and other information that may interest you. We may also use location information to improve the functionality of the Services. If you do not wish to have this location information collected and used by us, please disable your location features on your device.
As we adopt additional technologies, we may also gather additional information through other methods.
inFact may use your information as follows:
We may combine information that we collect from you and about you with information we obtain about you from third parties and use such combined information in accordance with this policy.
We may also use information on an aggregated and anonymous basis. We may this anonymized and/or aggregated data for any purpose, including without limitation for research and marketing, and may also share such data with any third parties, including advertisers, promotional partners, sponsors, event promoters, and/or others
If you ever provide us with information classified as ‘sensitive personal information’ (e.g. racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs, trade union membership, physical or mental health, sexuality, criminal proceedings and offences), we will only use this information to provide the Services you require in accordance with this Policy and we will ask for your consent to such processing.
inFact may share your information with third parties in the following contexts:
We may disclose your information to any third parties based on your consent to do so.
We may share your information with third-party service providers who perform services on our behalf and for any other legitimate business purposes. These third parties provide a variety of services, including but not limited to, billing, sales, marketing, advertising, market research, customer support, data storage, and legal services.
If inFact becomes involved in a transaction involving the sale of its assets, such as a merger or acquisition, if inFact is transferred to another company, or in the event of a bankruptcy, inFact may disclose and/or transfer the information we collect about you and/or Content as part of the transaction. If the surviving entity in that transaction is not inFact, the surviving company may use the information we collect about you pursuant to its own privacy policies, which may be different from this Policy.
To Protect inFact and Others
inFact may share your information if required or permitted to do so by law; for fraud protection and credit risk reduction purposes; to protect and defend the rights or property of inFact or the users of the Services; to protect the safety of inFact or its employees or a member of the public; to comply with a judicial proceeding, court order, or legal process; or as evidence in litigation in which we are involved.
We may share the information we collect about you to comply with applicable legal or regulatory obligations, including as part of a judicial proceeding; in response to a subpoena, warrant, court order, or other legal process; or as part of an investigation or request, whether formal or informal, from law enforcement or a government official.
Aggregate or Anonymous Information
We may share anonymous or aggregate information about inFact users to third-party companies. For example, we may share anonymous or aggregate information to inform a third party’s decision on whether to participate in the Services as an Advertiser to distribute sponsored content or to place ads on our Services, or on other websites. These companies may use such information about your visits to the Services and other websites to provide advertisements on the Services and other websites.
Our Services may offer publicly accessible blogs and community forums. You should be aware that the information you post publicly is available to anyone who accesses our Services. If you do not want people to know specific information about you, do not post it publicly. This information may be read, collected and used by others who access this information and it may be used or disclosed to other individuals or entities without our control. We are not responsible for the use by others of the information that you disclose in public posting areas.
Online and Email Analytics
We also use Google Analytics for certain purposes related to advertising. To prevent Google Analytics from using your information for analytics, you may install the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on.
If you receive email from us, we may use certain tools, such as clear GIFs to capture data such as when you open our message or click any links or banners our email contains. This data allows us to gauge the effectiveness of our communications and marketing campaigns.
Tailored Content and Advertising
Users may opt out of many third-party ad networks. For example, you may go to the concerned website of the advertising partner and opt out of their services. You may also use the links available in advertisements that appear in the Services and learn more about our advertising practices through an ‘About Our Ads’ link available through the Services. To opt out of Google Analytics for display advertising or customize Google display network ads, you can visit the Google Ads Settings page.
Please note that to the extent advertising technology is integrated into the Services, you may still receive advertisements even if you opt-out of tailored advertising. You may continue to receive advertisements, for example, based on the particular website that you are viewing (i.e., contextually based ads). Also, if your browsers are configured to reject cookies when you opt out on advertisement websites, your opting out may not be effective.
When using a mobile application, you may also receive tailored in-application advertisements. Each operating system provides its own instructions on how to prevent deliver of tailored in-application advertisements. You may review the support materials and/or privacy settings with the respective operating systems to opt-out of tailored advertising. You should contact the applicable platform provider for further details of opting out of in-application advertisements. We also may use third-party service providers to deliver advertisements on mobile applications or for mobile application analytics. You can opt-out from third-party interest-based advertising on some Android devices and Google apps by visiting Google Settings, Ads and then click on ‘Disable ads based on interests.’
Please note that to the extent advertising technology is integrated into the Services, you may still receive advertisements even if you opt-out. In that case, the advertising will not be tailored to your interests. Also, we do not control any of the above opt-out links or whether any particular company chooses to participate in these opt-out programs. We are not responsible for any choices you make using these mechanisms or the continued availability or accuracy of these mechanisms.
Our Services are targeted for children as well, and we do not posess any age barrier for becoming a user on inFact. However, if a user is below the age of 12, we automatically ensure that only kid friendly content is disseminated. However, all users have the privilege to make inFact kid friendly.
Information about users below the age of will not be provided to any third party except in aggregate and anonymously.
If you ever wish to access, update or delete your information, please contact us at email@example.com or through the contact information below. Please note that we may maintain copies of a portion of your information even after you have requested its deletion if the information is required to be retained by law.
We may in future send periodic promotional or informational emails to you, about inFact and other third party information and offers. In the event you do not wish to receive such emails from inFact, you may opt out of such communications by following the opt-out instructions contained within the body of any email message you receive or emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the information necessary for us to process a request to opt out of such emails. It may take us up to ten (10) business days to process your opt out request. Even if you have opted out of receiving marketing and promotional emails from us, we may still send you transactional emails, such as emails about your account or the services you have requested from us.
You may also opt out of our sharing your information with third parties for their marketing purposes on a going forward basis by emailing us at email@example.com. Please note that once we have shared your information with a third party, such information is subject to that third party’s privacy policies and practices.
If you choose to provide us with your information, inFact may transfer that information to its affiliates and subsidiaries or to other third parties, across borders, and from your country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world. If you are visiting from the European Union or other regions with laws governing data collection and use that may differ from Indian law, please note that you are transferring your personally identifiable information to India which does not have the same data protection laws as the EU and by providing your personally identifiable information you consent to:
The Services may contain links to other sites on the Internet that are owned and operated by third parties. inFact is not responsible for the collection or use of information about you at any third-party sites. Your use of an external website or any informational content found on an external websites is subject to and governed by the terms and guidelines of those website(s). inFact does not endorse or make any representations or warranties concerning, and will not in any way be liable for, any informational content, products, services, software, or other materials available on an external website, even if one or more pages of the external website are framed within pages of inFact Services.
We have taken steps to protect information we collect about you. Unfortunately, no safeguards or processes can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We cannot ensure or warrant the security of any such information, and you provide such information at your own risk. If you have an account with us, you should take steps to protect against unauthorized access to your account by, among other things, choosing a robust password that nobody else knows or can easily guess and keeping your log-in and password private. We are not responsible for any lost, stolen, or compromised passwords or for any activity on your account via unauthorized password activity.
This Policy was last updated as of the “Last Modified” date above. inFact may modify this Policy at any time and will post any updates to our Services. We therefore encourage you to review this page frequently for any changes.
If you have any questions or comments about this Policy, please contact us using the information below.
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