PRIVACY POLICY

We have created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy.  This document discloses our information gathering and usage practices.

This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) applies to www.groupdrop.in (“Website and Mobile Application”) and the services of the GroupDrop Online Private Limited (hereinafter referred as the “firm” or “We”).

The purpose of Privacy Policy is to ensure continuing commitment to the privacy of Personal Information provided by those visiting, registering, and interacting with the said website and mobile application; further, for the purpose of this Privacy Policy, Personal Information shall mean, any and all, information collected in accordance with this Privacy Policy. The terms “users” or “you” as used in this Privacy Policy, refer to Persons, who access or use the Website and Mobile Application and share their Personal Information. 

A. COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

Personal information collected from you may include your name, postal address, email address, landline or mobile telephone number, location details as well as other non-sensitive personal information. If you use our web sites, we may also collect information about you or your computer when you browse to allow you to use the services available.

We may store your browsing information, primarily, to provide services and features that most likely meet your needs, and to customize our Website and Mobile Application to make your experience safer and easier. More importantly, while doing so we collect personal information from you that we consider necessary for achieving this purpose.

We may track certain information about you based upon your behaviour on our Website and Mobile Application. We use this information to do internal research on our users' demographics, interests, and behaviour to better understand, protect and serve our users. This information is compiled and analysed on an aggregated basis. This information may include the URL that you just came from (whether this URL is on our and Mobile Application or not), which URL you next go to (whether this URL is on our Website and Mobile Application or not), your computer browser information, and your IP address.

We may collect information to understand the customer or client expectation and behaviour.

If you choose to post reviews and tips about our services or post messages or leave feedback, we retain this information as necessary to resolve disputes, provide customer support and troubleshoot problems as permitted by law.

The email address/ phone information that you provide on the Website and Mobile Application may be used to contact you about service offers from us. We may also use that information to let you know of additional products and services from other companies that you might be interested in. If you do not wish to receive these kinds of communications, you may not opt to receive such communication or unsubscribe at a later stage.

We may use your Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. to provide the requested services and in optimization of our Website and Mobile Application.

  2. to contact/ communicate you from time to time with critical user or service updates or other information important for our services;

  3. to customize, measure and improve our services, content and advertising;

  4. to promote the services or special offers or promotions related to our Website and Mobile Application and services or those of our subsidiaries and/or affiliates;

  5. to compare information for accuracy, and verify it with third parties;

  6. to prevent illegal activity; and

  7. for the enforcement of this Privacy Policy and/or our Terms or any other purpose referenced herein or therein.

B. WEBSITE & MOBILE APPLICATION USAGE & COOKIES

We may gather certain information about the User, such as Internet protocol (IP) addresses, domain name, browser type, operating system, the date and time of the visit and the pages visited. We make no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting our Website and Mobile Application unless an attempt to damage the Website and Mobile Application has been detected. We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, or to administer our web sites. We may conduct analyses of user traffic to measure the use of our sites and to improve the content of our web sites and our services.

We use data collection devices such as “cookies” on certain pages of the Website and Mobile Application to help analyse our web page flow, measure promotional effectiveness, and promote trust and safety. We use both “session ID cookies or session cookies” and “persistent cookies.” We use session cookies to make it easier for you to navigate the Website and Mobile Application. A session cookie expires when you close your browser. If you check “remember me on this computer” when logging in to the Website and Mobile Application, we also set a persistent cookie to store your username passwords, so you do not have to enter it more than once. The persistent cookie also enables us to track and target the interests of users to enhance the experience on the Website and Mobile Application. The persistent cookie is removed when you uncheck the “remember my email address” check box. For avoidance of doubt it is clarified that some of our business partners (such as advertisers) use cookies on the Website and Mobile Application. We have no access to or control over these cookies. This Privacy Policy covers the use of cookies by us only and does not cover the use of cookies by any advertisers.

C.SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We use appropriate administrative, technical, and physical measures to safeguard personal information against loss, theft and unauthorised uses, access or modifications. If you are a user of our websites and Mobile Application and have a password, you should not share your password with anyone else.

Our Website and Mobile Application has stringent security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information under our control. Whenever you change or access your account information, we offer the use of a secure server. Once your information is in our possession we adhere to strict security guidelines, protecting it against unauthorized access. For example, weuse “Amazon Web Services”to ensure that all transfer of user data and transactions are encrypted and secured, as per SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) criteria etc.

However, it remains each user's responsibility:

  1. to protect against unauthorized access to your use of the Website and Mobile Application;

  2. to ensure no-one else uses the Website and Mobile Application while the user's machine is “logged on” to the Website and Mobile Application service;

  3. to log off or exit from Website and Mobile Application when not using it; and

  4. where relevant, to keep his/her password or other access information secret.

All Personal Information submitted to us is stored on a secure server. We do not store credit card numbers or related identifying information on any Website and Mobile Application server. All such information is stored by our credit card processing partner(s), who have required permissions to store such information using secure methods. We also use third parties to help us optimize our Website and Mobile Application flow, content and advertising. All of our partners are under contract with us and they are obligated to keep your information confidential.

D. DISCLOSURE TO THIRD PARTY

We reserve the right, and you consent thereto, to share Personal Information with companies, organizations, advertiser  or individuals outside of the Firm, if we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is reasonably necessary to:

  1. meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request.

  2. enforce applicable Terms of Use, including investigation of potential violations.

  3. detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues.

  4. Protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of the Firm, our users or the public as required or permitted by law.

  5. In the event we are merged with or acquired by such firm or business entity.

E. PROTECTION MEASURES

We take appropriate technical and organizational measures to guard against unauthorized or unlawful processing of your Personal Information and against accidental loss or destruction of, or damage to, your Personal Information. While no system is completely secure, we believe the measures implemented by our Website and Mobile Application reduce the likelihood of security problems to a level appropriate to the type of data involved. We have security measures in place to protect our user database and access to this database is restricted internally.

F. MEMBERSHIP

Our site's registration form requires you to provide us contact information.  We may use your contact information from the registration form to send you information about our firm and promotional material from some of our affiliated partners.  Your contact information is also used to contact you when necessary. You may ask us to show you the personal information we hold about you and to make corrections to it.  You can access and correct any of the personal information we hold about you by writing to us at support@groupdrop.in. If you wish to have your registration removed from our directory for any reason, you may send us an email requesting this.

G. CHANGES TO PRIVACY POLICY

We reserve the right to change our Privacy Policy, without prior notice, at our sole discretion. Please review our Privacy Policy periodically to be aware of any changes.

H. YOUR CONSENT

By using this Website and Mobile Application and/or by providing your information, you hereby consent to the collection and use of the information you disclose on the Website and Mobile Application in accordance with this Privacy Policy, including but not limited to your consent for sharing your information as per this Privacy Policy.

If you do not agree please do not use or access our Website and Mobile Application. By mere use of the Website and Mobile Application, you expressly consent to our use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and subject to the Terms of Use.

I. LINKS

This Website and Mobile Application may contain links to other sites. We are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage users to be aware when they leave the Website and to read the Privacy Policy of sites that collect personally identifiable information. This Privacy Policy applies only to information collected on this Website and Mobile Application. We have no control of either the content or privacy policies of such sites, nor should such links be considered an endorsement of these sites except where otherwise noted.

J. TERM

We retain your personal Information as long as is necessary for the purposes to which you consent under this Privacy Policy, or as is required by applicable law, and then we will delete it.

K. Emails

It is our policy to send you any email you elect to receive, in addition to customary business communications (payment confirmations, etc.).  Further, it is our policy to immediately remove any member from any mailing list upon the member's request. In addition, we will send newsletters and other communications to members.  Newsletters will contain clear and obvious instructions for how the member can remove him/herself from that mailing list. We do use email as a means of receiving feedback from our members, and we encourage you to email at support@groupdrop.in