Privacy Policy

PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) describes Taxinfo.in policies and procedures on the collection, use, and disclosure of your information when you use the Website. Taxinfo.in is committed to ensuring that any use or sharing of your information with anyone shall be only in accordance with the procedures described in this Privacy Policy. The terms “we”, “Taxinfo.in”, “our” and “us” refer to Taxinfo.in, and the terms “you” and “your” refer to a user of the Website provided by Taxinfo.in. The term “Services” shall refer to the services offered by Taxinfo.in to the users through the Website. The capitalized terms used in this Privacy Policy, but not defined in this Privacy Policy, shall have the meaning given to such terms in the Terms of Service. Please read this Privacy Policy before using the Website or submitting any personal information to Taxinfo.in.

PRIVACY POLICY IS PART OF OUR TERMS OF SERVICE

This Privacy Policy is a part of and incorporated within, and is to be read along with, the Terms of Service.

YOUR CONSENT

By using the Website, you agree and consent to the collection, use and sharing of your information collected by us in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

POLICY CHANGES

If we change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page. If we make any changes to this Privacy Policy that materially change how we treat your personal information, we will endeavor to provide you with reasonable notice of such changes, such as via prominent notice on the Website or to your email address on record and where required by law, we will obtain your consent. Your continued use of our Services after we publish or send a notice about our changes to this Privacy Policy shall constitute your consent to the updated Privacy Policy.

LINKS TO OTHER WEBSITES

The Website may contain links to other websites. Any personal information about you collected whilst visiting such websites is not governed by this Privacy Policy. You are encouraged to exercise caution and review the privacy policies applicable to such websites before accessing them. Taxinfo.in shall not be responsible for and has no control over the practices and content of any website accessed using the links contained on our Website. This Privacy Policy shall not apply to any information disclosed by you to visitors of our Website or third parties. COMPETENCY TO CONTRACT We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone who is a minor or otherwise incompetent to contract, or knowingly allow such persons to register on Taxinfo.in, except without parental consent. INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT FROM YOU We will collect and process the following information about you: Information you give us. You will be required to give us personal information about yourself by filling in your details whilst undertaking the following: (i) creating an Account, or (ii) corresponding with us by phone, e-mail, or (iii) subscribing/using our specific Services, or (iv) searching for a subject matter, or (v) participating in the interactive services offered by the Website such as discussion boards, competition, promotion or survey, other social media functions or make payments etc., or (vi) troubleshooting any problems. The information you give us will include your name, e-mail address, phone number and location details, and may include your personal description, photograph, professional registration details, qualification, designation, etc. Your name, photograph, personal description and any other information that you choose to add to your public-facing profile will be available for viewing to other users of the Website. Once you create an Account, other users will be able to see on your profile certain information about your activity on the Website, such as the questions and answers you post, your followers and who you follow, topics of interest to you, the information you list as credentials, and your edits to Your Content (defined below). The Website enables you to add posts, texts, photographs, videos, links, and files to share with others. All material that you upload, publish or display to others via the Website will be referred to collectively as “Your Content”. You acknowledge and agree that, as part of using the Website, Your Content may be viewed by the general public. Information we collect about you. With regard to each of your visits to the Website, we will automatically collect and analyse the following demographic and other information: we collect and store the information and content that you post on the Website, including your questions, answers, photographs, and comments. Unless you have posted certain content anonymously, Your Content, date and time stamps, and all associated comments are publicly viewable on the Website, along with your name. This also may be indexed by search engines and be republished elsewhere on the Internet in accordance with our Terms of Service. For more information about what you can change, see the below section on Your Rights; when you communicate with us (via email, phone, through the Website or otherwise), we may maintain a record of your communication; the Website includes the Taxinfo.in advertising services (“Ad Services”), which may collect user activity and browsing history within the Website and across third-party sites and online services, including those that include our ad pixels (“Pixels”), widgets, plug-ins, buttons, or related services. Our Ad Services collect browsing information �?”  such Internet protocol (IP) address and location , your login information, browser type and version, date and time stamp, user agent, Taxinfo.in cookie ID (if applicable),  time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, and other information about user activities on the Website, as well as on third party sites and services that have embedded our Pixels, widgets, plug-ins, buttons, or related services.  information about your visit, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), through and from the Website (including date and time); material or information that you viewed or searched for; page response times, download errors, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information (such as scrolling, clicks, and mouse-overs), and methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number. If you use your account information with Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus or Gmail or any other social networking or similar site (collectively, “SNS”) to sign in to the Website, an option of which may be provided by the Website to you at its sole discretion, you will be allowing us to pass to and receive from the SNS your log-in information and other user data. If you elect to sign up through an SNS, you may be asked to enable sharing of your contacts with the Website. If you agree to this sharing, in order to facilitate a more connected experience, we may send notices informing your contacts you have joined the Website so that you and your contacts can find and follow each other on the Website. Please be aware that the specific information we obtain from the SNS is dependent on their privacy policies and/or on your settings regarding what information you have consented to share. You should consult their respective privacy policies for information about their practices. Information we receive from other sources. We may receive information about you from third parties, such as other users, partners (including ad partners, analytics providers, search information providers), or our affiliated companies or if you use any of the other websites/apps we operate or the other Services we provide. Users of our Ad Services and other third-parties may share information with us such as a cookie ID, device ID, or demographic or interest data, and information about content viewed or actions taken on a third party website, online service or app. For example, users of our Ad Services may also be able to share customer list information (e.g., email or phone number) with us to create customized audience segments for their ad campaigns. COOKIES Our Website uses cookies and tracking technology (including pixels) depending on the features offered. Cookies are small files that the websites place on your computer/device as you browse the web. Like many websites, we use cookies to discover how people are using our services and to make them work better. We do use cookies to store information, such as your personal preferences when you visit our Website. This could include only showing you a popup once in your visit, or the ability to login to some of our features, such as forums. For more detailed information about these mechanisms and how we collect activity information, see our Cookie Policy. USES OF YOUR INFORMATION We will use your personal information and any other information collected by us: to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the relevant information and Services; to administer and enhance the security of our Website and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes; to remember information to help you efficiently access your Account; to provide you, or permit selected third parties to provide you, with information about services we consider similar to those that you are already using, or have enquired about, or may interest you. If you are a registered user, we (or they)  will contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS or telephone) with information about these services; to ensure that Content from our Website is presented in the most effective manner; to send you Service-related notices (including regarding any change to the Services) and other promotional material. In order to verify that the e-mail address provided by you belongs to you, we may send you a verification e-mail. Once, the verification process is complete, your Account will be fully functional; to allow you to participate in interactive features of our Services, if any, when you choose to do so; to measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you. Further, we may combine the information that we receive from third parties with the information you give to us and information we collect about you for the purposes set out above. We analyse the log files of our Website to better understand the volume of traffic to particular areas of our Website. This information helps us to serve your information needs.

DISCLOSURE AND DISTRIBUTION OF YOUR INFORMATION

We reserve the rights to distribute your personal information to any third party only under one of the following circumstances. For Crime Prevention or Investigation. We may share this information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us, when we are: Obligated under the applicable laws or in good faith to respond to court orders and processes; or Detecting and preventing against the actual or potential occurrence of identity theft, fraud, abuse of Services and other illegal acts; Responding to claims that an advertisement, posting or other content violates the intellectual property rights of a third party; Under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to enforce or apply our Terms of Service and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Company, our customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction. For Internal Use. We may share this information with any member of our Group. The term “Group” includes means, with respect to any person, any entity that is controlled by such person, or any entity that controls such person, or any entity that is under common control with such person, whether directly or indirectly, or, in the case of a natural person, any Relative (as such term is defined in the Companies Act, 1956 and Companies Act, 2013 to the extent applicable) of such person. With Selected Third Parties. We or our Group entities may disclose your personal information to third parties: • In the event that we sell any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal data to the prospective buyer of such business or assets. • If the Company or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets. • We may also share your information with selected business partners such as: – Payment processing companies. – Service providers and sub-contractors for the performance of any contract we enter into with you. With Advertisers and advertising networks. We share your personal information and any other information collected by us with third parties for direct marketing purposes, research and strategic client analysis objectives and other internal business purposes, and you hereby give consent to the same. This makes it possible for us to operate our companies and provide free services to users like you. If you object to our data sharing practices, please refer to the section Your Rights. We may also provide our subscribers/advertisers with aggregate or de-identified information about our users to select and serve relevant adverts to you. We may also use such aggregate information to help advertisers reach the kind of audience they want to target. We may also work with third parties such as network advertisers to serve advertisements on the Website and on third-party websites or other media (e.g., social networking platforms), such as DoubleClick Ad Exchange (more info here), Google AdSense (more info here) and Facebook Audience Network (more info here). These third parties may use cookies, JavaScript, web beacons (including clear GIFs), Flash LSOs and other tracking technologies to measure the effectiveness of their ads and to personalize advertising content to you.   While you cannot opt out of advertising on the Website, you may opt out of much interest-based advertising on third party sites and through third party ad networks (including DoubleClick Ad Exchange, Facebook Audience Network, and Google AdSense).

DATA SECURITY PRECAUTIONS

We have in place appropriate technical and security measures to prevent unlawful access to or accidental loss of information collected. All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. We use firewalls on our servers.