Thinkshaadi.com (trading name of Emory Media Limited) is committed to safeguarding the privacy when you visit our site.
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.
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;
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.
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.
5.1 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.
(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.
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.
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.
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.
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.