This privacy statement applies to your use of any products, services, content, features, technologies, or functions, and all related websites, mobile apps, mobile sites or other online platform or applications offered to you by us (Collectively the “Services/Platform”).
Himalayas Digital, acting itself is the data controller of your personal information collected. This policy is effective 1.02.2022.
Information posted on Himalayas Digital is obviously publicly available. Therefore, if you choose to provide us with personal information, you are consenting to the transfer and storage of that information on our servers.
(1) What data do we collect about you?
1. Registration and other account information
When you register to use our Services, we may collect the following information about you:
Depending on the choices you make during the log-in to our Services or during the process of engaging our Services, you may opt to give the following additional personal data:
2. Validation of your account
We validate the accounts of Himalayas Digital’s users by using Email verification to ensure that each account is associated with a real and unique user. This validation process is initiated once you proceed with posting and ad listing, take an action on an ad listing or initiate registration. In order to validate your account, we will send you an email on your valid email id provided by you. This process is entirely free of charge.
If you do not agree to validate your account, then your account will remain active and you will be able to use our Services with limited functionality. This limited functionality of an account implies that you cannot publish new ad listings or edit, update, promote, extend, reactivate, deactivate or delete existing ad listings until your account is verified by email. You will also not be able to receive or reply to any messages from other users.
Once you have validated your account, it will remain associated with the email id used for the email verification. You cannot change the email id associated with the registered account.
3. Location information
Depending on your device permissions, if you post an item on our Platform, we automatically collect and process information about your actual location. We use various technologies to determine location, including IP address, GPS, Wi-Fi access points and mobile towers. Your location data allows you to see opportunities near you and helps you in applying for jobs within your location. . In case we need your location data, we will first show you a pop-up which will ask you to choose to allow or not to allow us to access your location data. If you do not allow us to have access to your location data, you will still be able to use our Services but with limited functionality. If you do allow us to access your location data you can always change this later by going to the settings on our Website and disable the permissions related to location sharing.
4. Communication through the chat feature on our Platform
When you use our chat feature to communicate with service provider or any registered user account, we collect information that you choose to provide to them or other users through this feature.
Data we collect automatically when you use our Services:
When you interact with our Services, we automatically collect the information about you like, device-specific information such as operating system version, unique identifiers, IMEI number, and standard web log information.
5. Clickstream data
We collect information about your activity on our Platform, which includes the sites from which you accessed our Platform, date and time stamp of each visit, searches you have performed, listings or advertisement banners you clicked, your interaction with such advertisements or listings, duration of your visit and the order in which you visit the content on our Platform.
6. Client and Log data
Technical details, including the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your device, time zone and operating system. We will also store your login information (registration date, date of last password change, date of the last successful login), type and version of your browser.
7. Cookies and Similar Technologies
(2) Reason for processing your personal information: –
Himalayas Digital will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:
In certain circumstances, we may also process your personal data based on your consent. If we do this, we will let you know the purpose and the category of personal data to be processed at the time we seek your consent.
We have set out below a description of the reasons for which we use your personal data, [and which of the legal bases we rely on to do so. We have also identified what our legitimate interests are, where appropriate].
♦1. For providing access and delivering Services through our Platform:
♦ For improving your experience on the Platform and developing new functionalities of the Platform
1) We use clickstream data to:
2) If you choose to provide us with your location data, we use your location data for following purposes:
♦ To take your feedback, promote and offer you Services that may be of your interest
♦ To take your feedback, promote and offer you Services that may be of your interest.
You agree to receive an email at least once a year informing you that in case of non-compliance with the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011, these terms, policies, Himalayas Digital has the right to terminate access or usage rights of users immediately or remove non-compliant information, or both.
We will communicate with you by email or SMS in connection with our Services/Platform to confirm your registration, to inform you in case your ad listing has become live/expired and other transactional messages in relation to our Services. As it is imperative for us to provide you such transactional messages you may not be able to opt-out of such messages.
(4) Who do we share your data with?
We may have to share your personal data with the parties set out below for the purposes set out in section 2 above.
(5) How will we inform you about changes in our privacy statement?
We may update, upgrade, modify (partially &/or fully) this policy at any time, with updates taking effect when you next post or after 30 days, whichever is sooner. If we or our corporate affiliates are involved in a merger or acquisition, we may share personal information with another company, but this policy will continue to apply. Send questions about this policy to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You will also receive an e-mail once a year notifying you of any change to this Policy.
(6) Where do we store your data and for how long?
The data we collect about you will be stored and processed in shared cloud storage facilities to provide the best possible user experience. Himalayas Digital is not responsible for data breach, leakage of your personal information due to any reasons of the data / cloud storage facilities vendors.
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. We delete personal information when we no longer need it for the purposes we described earlier. We retain personal information as permitted by law to resolve disputes, enforce our policies; and prevent bad guys from coming back.
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorized use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
In accordance with the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021, we shall retain your information for a period of 180 days or a longer period if required by the court or authorized government agencies after withdrawal or cancellation of your registration.
(7) Technical and organizational measures and processing security
All the information we receive about you are stored on secure servers and we have implemented technical and organizational measures that are suitable and necessary to protect your personal data (encryption, passwords, physical security)), in accordance with the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Information Rules), 2011.
Himalayas Digital continually evaluates the security of its network and adequacy of its internal information security program, which is designed to (a) help secure your data against accidental or unlawful loss, access or disclosure, (b) identify reasonably foreseeable risks to the security of the network, and (c) minimize security risks, including through risk assessment and regular testing.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. So while we strive to protect such information, we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us and you do so at your own risk. Once any personal information comes into our possession, we will take reasonable steps to protect that information from misuse and loss and from unauthorized access, modification or disclosure.
(8) Links to third-party websites
CONTACT ADDRESS :
Himalayas Digital operated by PulsePlay Digital Pvt. Ltd with its registered address at Sushma Cottage, Near TCV School, Ram Nagar, Dharamshala, Kangra, Himachal Pradesh, India -176215.