Privacy Policy


Thinkshaadi.com (trading name of Emory Media Limited) is committed to safeguarding the privacy when you visit our site.

(1) Our commitment to Privacy

Your privacy is important to us. We help our users and members retain their privacy when they use the services of all that Thinkshaadi has to offer through Internet. Thinkshaadi collects certain information when you visit our site. The following policy is intended to explain our policies and practices regarding the collection, use and disclosure of any information or personal data that you provide to us, or that we collect from you when you visit our website. Here we also explain how we deal with the information collected from you, your personal information and options available to you in regard to the policies followed by us.

IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY AND TERMS OF USE OF OUR WEBSITE, DO NOT PROCEED TO USE THE WEBSITE.

(2) Collection of information

In general, we collect Personal Information such as First and Last Name, valid e-mail id, phone number and wedding details that you submit voluntarily during concierge registration aprocess with Thinkshaadi. Thinkshaadi is the sole owner of information collected on this website. We will not share, sell, or trade this information to third parties in ways different from what is disclosed in this Privacy Policy.

2.1 We may collect, store the following kinds of data/information:
(a) Iinformation about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website, such as your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, length of visit and number of page views;
(b) Information that you provide to us including your email address for the purpose of registering your interest with our concierge services, email notifications and/or newsletters;

(3) Cookies

We use cookies on this website to provide you with a more personal and interactive experience with Thinkshaadi. A cookie is a text file sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser – session cookies. The text file is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.

We may send a cookie which may be stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive – persistent cookies. We may use the information we obtain from the cookie in the administration of this website, to improve the website’s usability and for marketing purposes. We may also use that information to recognise your computer when you visit our website, and to personalise our website for you. These cookies do not operate once you logoff completely from Thinkshaadi.

ThinkShaadi may also gather information such as IP address, internal session ID, user's domain, type of Internet browser, domain of Web site. An "IP Address" is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer when you use the Internet. In some cases your IP Address stays the same from browser session to browser session; but if you use a consumer internet access provider, your IP Address probably varies from session to session. Such information will not identify you personally: it is statistical data about our visitors and their use of our site. This statistical data does not identify any personal details whatsoever. It is used only to provide statistical information regarding the use of our website.
All computers have the ability to decline cookies. This can be done by activating the setting on your browser which enables you to decline the cookies. In order to use our services offered through ThinkShaadi, your web browser must accept Cookies. Please note that should you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access particular features of our website, and you may not be able to receive our complete services.

(4) Consent to Use Your Data/Information

The information that ThinkShaadi collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to improve our website and the services provided to you. In addition, Data/Information submitted on this website may be used for the purposes specified in this privacy policy or in relevant parts of the website.

We may use your personal information to:
(a) administer the website;
(b) improve your browsing experience by personalizing the website;
(c) enable your use of the services available on the website and meet our contractual commitments to you.;
(d) send you general (non-marketing) commercial communications;
(e) send you email notifications which you have specifically requested; You may at any time exercise your option not to receive such notifications.
(f) send to you our newsletter and other marketing communications (relating to our business which we think may be of interest to you) by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology;
(g) To notify you about any changes to our website, such as improvements or changes that may affect our service.
(j) Provide third parties with statistical information about our users – but this information will not be used to identify any individual user;
(k) Deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website.


4.2 We may provide your Personal Information to third-party service providers who work on behalf of or with us to provide some of the services and features of Thinkshaadi and to help us communicate with you. We require our third-party service providers to promise not to use such information except as necessary to provide the relevant services to us.
Please be advised that Thinkshaadi does not reveal information about identifiable individuals to our advertisers; but Thinkshaadi may, on occasion, provide them with aggregate statistical information about our visitors.

(5) Disclosing Your Information

5.1 We engage “Third Party Service Providers” to perform functions like sending out and distributing our administrative and promotional emails. We may share your Personally Identifiable Information with such Service Providers to fulfill orders, deliver packages, send postal or email communication, remove repetitive information on customer lists, analyze data, provide marketing assistance, provide search results and links, process credit card payments, operate the Website, troubleshoot, and provide customer service. We require our third-party service providers to promise not to use such information except as necessary to provide the relevant services to us.

5.2 We may share your personally identifiable data with members with whom you have engaged in a transaction. The information shared will help the member work with you in accepting your terms, or directly interacting with you. We specifically disclaim any responsibility or liability for the action of such members.

(6) Other disclosures

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere in this privacy policy, we may disclose information about you and you hereby consent to us sharing your Personal Information under the circumstances described herein:
(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
(b) in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
(c) to assist fraud investigation, protection and minimise credit risk;
(d) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk);
(e) to the purchaser (or prospective purchaser) of any business or asset which we are (or are contemplating) selling.

Except as provided in this privacy policy, we will not provide your information to third parties. However, please note that if you access our sites from a shared computer or a computer in an internet café, certain information about you, such as your User ID, activity or notifications from us may also be visible to other individuals who use the computer after you.

Without limiting the above, we will not otherwise disclose your personal information to law enforcement, other government officials, or other third parties without a subpoena, court order or substantially similar legal procedure, except when we believe in good faith that the disclosure of information is necessary to prevent imminent physical harm or financial loss or to report suspected illegal activity.

(7) Feedback

If you provide feedback or comments to us, we may use and disclose such feedback for marketing our service or for any purpose; but, we do not associate such feedback with your Personal Information. We will collect any information contained in such feedback and will treat the Personal Information in it in accordance with this Privacy Policy. You agree that any such comments and any email we receive becomes our property. We may use feedback for marketing purposes or to add to or modify our services without paying any royalties or other compensation to you.

(8) Storing and Security of Your Personal Data

ThinkShaadi may transfer data that is collected from you to our servers located in United Kingdom or at any other place that is deemed fit by the third party Cloud computing service providers for sake of multiple redundancy and business continuity plan. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing or processing. However, ThinkShaadi respects the security concerns for our clients and will preserve this sensitive information over a secure channel. ThinkShaadi will take all reasonable steps to protect your privacy by using a variety of industry-standard security technologies and procedures like encryption, passwords, physical security, etc., to make sure that your data is treated securely without any loss, misuse or alteration of information and in agreement with this Privacy Policy. Despite these measures, ThinkShaadi cannot assure that your personal information or private communications will always remain private.
You can terminate your account at any time by sending a request to us; and we will close your account and remove your personal information from view as soon as reasonably possible, based on your account activity and in accordance with applicable law. However, your information may remain stored in archive on our servers even after the deletion or termination of your account to comply with law, prevent fraud, collect any fees owed, resolve disputes, troubleshoot problems, assist with any investigations, enforce ThinkShaadi User Agreement, and take other actions otherwise permitted by law. However, we will not sell, transfer, or use the information relating to the terminated account of an individual in any way.

(9) Third party links/websites

We may provide links to third-party websites on our website for your convenience to access information from those sites; this does not signify our endorsement of such third-parties, their products, their services, other websites, locations or their content. These sites may collect information about you. Since we do not control the information policies or practices of these third parties, you should review their privacy policies to learn more about how they collect and use personally identifiable information, before you use those sites. We are not responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

(10) Policy amendments

We reserve the right to modify/ update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page regularly to ensure you are happy with any changes. Changes to the policy – in particular as to permissible uses of personal data: personal information collected on one basis will not be used for a different purpose by changing the terms of the privacy policy, without duly informing you by posting an alert on this page.

If you object to any such changes, you must cease using Thinkshaadi. Continued use of Thinkshaadi following notice of any such changes shall indicate your acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.

(11) Business Transitions

In the event that Thinkshaadi goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company or the sale of a portion of its assets, members’ personal information will, in most instances, be part of the assets transferred. You acknowledge that such transfers may occur and are permitted by this Privacy Policy, and that any acquirer of ours or that acquirer’s assets may continue to process your Personal Information as set forth in this Privacy Policy. If, as a result of the business transition, members’ personally identifiable information will be used in a manner different from that stated at the time of collection, they will be given a choice not to have their information used in this different manner as described in the Notification of Changes section, above.

(13) Contact

If you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal data, please send email to us at info@thinkshaadi.com