AKTA ENTERPRISES PVT. LTD., (hereinafter “buyac”) recognizes the importance of privacy of its users and also of maintaining confidentiality of the information provided by its users as a responsible data controller and data processer.
TYPE OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND ITS LEGAL BASIS
“Personal Information” of User shall include the information shared by the User and collected by us for the following purposes:
Registration on the Website: Information which you provide while subscribing to or registering on the Website, including but not limited to information about your personal identity such as name, gender, marital status, religion, age etc., your contact details such as your email address, postal addresses, telephone (mobile or otherwise) and/or fax numbers and any other information relating to your income and/or lifestyle; billing information payment history etc. (as shared by you).
Other information: We many also collect some other information and documents including but not limited to:
- Transactional history (other than banking details) about your e-commerce activities, buying behaviour.
- Your usernames, passwords, email addresses and other security-related information used by you in relation to our Services.
- Data either created by you or by a third party and which you wish to store on our servers such as image files, documents etc.
- Data available in public domain or received from any third party including social media channels, including but not limited to personal or non-personal information from your linked social media channels (like name, email address, friend list, profile pictures or any other information that is permitted to be received as per your account settings) as a part of your account information.
- Information pertaining to any other person for who you make a purchase through your registered BUYAC account. In such case, you must confirm and represent that each of the other person for whom a purchase has been made, has agreed to have the information shared by you disclosed to us and further be shared by us with the concerned service provider(s).
USE OF DEMOGRAPHIC/PROFILE DATA/YOUR INFROMATION
The Personal Information collected may be used in the following manner:
While making a purchase, we may use Personal Information including, payment details which include cardholder name, credit/debit card number (in encrypted form) with expiration date, banking details, wallet details etc. as shared and allowed to be stored by you.
We may also use your Personal Information for several reasons including but not limited to:
- confirm your orders with the sellers;
- keep you informed of the transaction status;
- send order confirmations either via sms or Whatsapp or any other messaging service;
- send any updates or changes to your order(s);
- allow our customer service to contact you, if necessary;
- customize the content of our Website, mobile site and mobile app;
- request for reviews of products or services or any other improvements;
- send verification message(s) or email(s);
- validate/authenticate your account and to prevent any misuse or abuse.
- contact you on your birthday/anniversary to offer a special gift or offer.
We use personal information to provide the services you request. To the extent we use your personal information to market to you, we will provide you the ability to opt-out of such uses. We use your personal information to assist sellers in handling and fulfilling orders, enhancing customer experience, resolve disputes; troubleshoot problems; help promote a safe service; collect money; measure consumer interest in our products or services(if applicable), inform you about online and offline offers, products, and updates; customize and enhance your experience; detect and protect us against error, fraud and other criminal activity; enforce our terms and conditions; and as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.
In our efforts to continually improve our product offerings, we collect and analyse demographic and profile data about our users’ activity on our Website.
We identify and use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our Website. Your IP address is also used to help identify you and to gather broad demographic information.
We will occasionally ask you to complete optional online surveys. These surveys may ask you for personal information, contact information, date of birth, demographic information (like zip code, age, or income level), attributes such as your interests, household or lifestyle information, your purchasing behaviour or history, preferences, and other such information that you may choose to provide. We use this data to tailor your experience at our Website, providing you with content that we think you might be interested in and to display content according to your preferences.
Automatic Logging of Session Data:
Each time you access the Website your session data gets logged. Session data may consist of various aspects like the IP address, operating system and type of browser software being used and the activities conducted by the User while on the Website. We collect session data because it helps us analyse User’s choices, browsing pattern including the frequency of visits and duration for which a User is logged on. It also helps us diagnose problems with our servers and lets us better administer our systems. The aforesaid information cannot identify any User personally. However, it may be possible to determine a User’s Internet Service Provider (ISP), and the approximate geographic location of User’s point of connectivity through the above session data.
WITH WHOM YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IS SHARED
Companies in the same group:
In the interests of improving personalization and service efficiency, we may, under controlled and secure circumstances, share your Personal Information with our affiliate or associate entities. This will enable us to provide you with information about various products which might interest you; or help us address your questions and requests in relation to your bookings.
If the assets of BUYAC are acquired, our customer information may also be transferred to the acquirer depending upon the nature of such acquisition. In addition, as part of business expansion/development/restructuring or for any other reason whatsoever, if we decide to sell/transfer/assign our business, any part thereof, any of our subsidiaries or any business units, then as part of such restructuring exercise customer information including the Personal Information collected herein shall be transferred accordingly.
Business Partners and Third-Party Vendors
You hereby unconditionally agree and permit that BUYAC may transfer, share, disclose or part with all or any of Your Information, within and outside of the Republic of India to various BUYAC entities and to third party service providers / partners / banks and financial institutions for one or more of the Purposes or as may be required by applicable law. In such case we will contractually oblige the receiving parties of the Information to ensure the same level of data protection that is adhered to by BUYAC under applicable law.
You unconditionally agree and permit BUYAC to access and read your SMS to autofill or prepopulate ‘OTP’ while making a transaction and to validate your mobile number as may be applicable.
BUYAC may share statistical data and other details (other than Your Personal Information) without your express or implied consent to facilitate various programmes or initiatives launched by BUYAC, its affiliates, agents, third party service providers, partners or banks & financial institutions, from time to time.
BUYAC may also share Personal Information if BUYAC believe it is necessary in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of various terms and conditions or our policies.
DISCLSOURE OF INFORMATION
In addition to the circumstances described above, BUYAC may disclose User’s Personal Information if required to do so:
- by law, required by any enforcement authority for investigation, by court order or in reference to any legal process;
- to conduct our business;
- for regulatory, internal compliance and audit exercise(s);
- to secure our systems; or
- to enforce or protect our rights or properties of BUYAC or any or all of its affiliates, associates, employees, directors or officers or when we have reason to believe that disclosing Personal Information of User(s) is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing interference with our rights or properties, whether intentionally or otherwise, or when anyone else could be harmed by such activities.
Such disclosure and storage may take place without your knowledge. In that case, we shall not be liable to you or any third party for any damages howsoever arising from such disclosure and storage.
HOW CAN YOU OPT-OUT OF RECEIVING OUR PROMOTIONAL E-MAILS?
You will occasionally receive e-mail updates from us about order information and other noteworthy items. We hope you will find these updates interesting and informative. If you wish not to receive them, please click on the “unsubscribe” link or follow the instructions in each e-mail message.
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
All payments on the Website are secured. This means all Personal Information you provide is transmitted using TLS (Transport Layer Security) encryption. TSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us. Website 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.
It is important for you to protect against unauthorised access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when you finish using a shared computer.
THIRD PARTY LINKS
Our Website links to other websites that may collect personally identifiable information about you. Clubfactory.com is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those linked websites.
WITHDRAWAL OF CONSENT AND PERMISSION
You may withdraw your consent to submit any or all Personal Information or decline to provide any permissions on as covered above at any time. In case, you choose to do so then your access to the Website may be limited, or we might not be able to provide the services to you. You may withdraw your consent by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
YOUR RIGHT QUA PERSONAL INFORMATION
You may access your Personal Information from your User account with BUYAC. You may also correct your personal information or delete such information (except some mandatory fields) from your User account directly. If you don’t have such a User account, then you write to email@example.com
ELIGIBILITY TO TRANSACT WITH BUYAC
You must at least 18 years of age to transact directly with BUYAC and also to consent to the processing of your personal data.
HOW LONG DO WE KEEP YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
BUYAC will retain your Personal Information on its servers for as long as is reasonably necessary for the purposes listed in this policy. In some circumstances we may retain your Personal Information for longer periods of time, for instance where we are required to do so in accordance with any legal, regulatory, tax or accounting requirements.
Where your personal data is no longer required, we will ensure it is either securely deleted or stored in a way which means it will no longer be used by the business.
CHANGES TO BUYAC
In accordance with Information Technology Act 2000 and rules made thereunder, the name and contact details of the Grievance Officer is specified below:
Name: Grievance Officer
Corporate / Registered Address: BuyAC, C/o AKTA Enterprises Pvt. Ltd., New No.119, Peters Road, Royapettah, Chennai- 600 014. Tamil Nadu