In the course of registering for and availing various services we provide from time to time through our Companion mobile Application (telephone search, SMS) or any other medium in which Companion may provide services (collectively referred to as "Media") you may be required to give your name, residence address, workplace address, email address, date of birth, educational qualifications and similar Personal Information ("Personal Information"). The Personal Information is used for three general purposes: to customize the content you see, to fulfill your requests for certain services, and to contact you about our services via including but not limited to emails, SMSs and other means of communication. Unless otherwise stated explicitly, this Policy applies to Personal Information as disclosed on any of the Media.
We are committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of all Personal Information that you may share as a user of Media. In furtherance thereof, we have this policy to demonstrate our good faith.
This policy does not apply to the practices of organizations that we do not own or to people that we do not employ or manage.
Personal Information will be kept confidential and will be used for our research, marketing, and strategic client analysis objectives and other internal business purposes only. We do not sell or rent Personal Information except that in case you are a customer of our search services through any of the Media, your Personal Information shall be shared with our subscribers/advertisers and you shall be deemed to have given consent to the same. Further, the subscribers / advertisers who are listed with us, may call you, based on the query or enquiry that you make with us, enquiring about any
Product / Service or
Product / Service of any subscriber / advertiser or
Product / Service of any particular subscriber / advertiser.
We will share Personal Information only under one or more of the following circumstances: - If we have your consent or deemed consent to do so - If we are compelled by law (including court orders) to do so
In furtherance of the confidentiality with which we treat Personal Information we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
We give you the ability to edit your account information and preferences at any time, including whether you want us to contact you about new services. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
You acknowledge that you are disclosing Personal Information voluntarily. Prior to the completion of any registration process on our website or prior to availing of any services offered on our website if you wish not to disclose any Personal Information you may refrain from doing so; however if you don't provide information that is requested, it is possible that the registration process would be incomplete and/or you would not be able to avail our services.
If you are our corporate customer, it is possible that we have entered into a contract with you for non-disclosure of confidential information. This Policy shall not affect such a contract in any manner.
If you have questions or concerns about these privacy policies; please send us an email at email@example.com
You provide certain Personally Identifiable Information, such as your mobile phone number, and mobile device information to Companion when choosing to participate in various uses of the Companion Service, such as registering as a user. In order to provide the Companion Service, Companion will periodically access your address book or contact list on your mobile phone to locate the mobile phone numbers that have been used to avail Companion services and to provide ratings of establishments we have received from users of these mobile numbers. Companion may access your location information to provide search results and get updates based on your geo location. This allows the software to provide relevant search results. Location data gathered from a mobile phone is used only to provide search results, getting places and roadblock updates and is not used in any other manner whatsoever.
The Information Companion Does Not Collect: Companion does not collect emails, addresses or other contact information from its users' mobile address book or contact lists. Companion Application integrates with Facebook SDK and may send aggregate usage statistics to Facebook from time to time. Usage of information sent to Facebook is governed by Facebook's data usage policies which can be found at www.facebook.com/about/privacy. The Way Companion Uses Information: If you submit Personally Identifiable Information to us through Companion Service, then we use your personal information to operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of the Companion Application and Companion Service. In particular, your mobile phone number is essential to your use of the Companion Service and will be retained. Your name (as it is saved in other user's mobile phone address book or contact list) may be displayed to other users if they tag your mobile number and access your ratings in the Application.