The Information We Collect and How We Use It
The following table lists the information we collect from you and how we use it:
- Information about you or relating to you that is voluntarily shared by you on the Platform, including without limitation, any quotes, images, etc.
- Any posts that you make on the Platform (including your public profile and photos, videos and voice recordings and photos through your device’s camera and/or microphone sensor), any postings from others that you re-post and Location Data and Log Data associated with such postings. This also includes information about you (including Location Data and Log Data) that other users of the Platform share about you or any communications they make to you
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Log-in Data. User ID, mobile phone number, password, gender, language and IP address. We may collect an indicative age range which tells us that you are of the appropriate age to access our Platform and certain features of our Platform (collectively, “Log-in Data.”).
- To set up and facilitate log-in to a user account on Platform;
- To facilitate communication, including provision of user support;
- To enforce our terms, conditions, and policies and any of our rights, or the rights of our affiliate companies, or other users of the Platform;
- To develop new services and improve the existing services and the Platform and integrate user feedback and requests;
- To provide language and location-based personalization;
- To administer the Platform and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, security, fraud-detection, account management, and survey purposes;
- To better understand how you use and access the Platform and to improve the user experience on the Platform;
- To pseudonymise and aggregate your information, including Personal Information, for conducting user demographic analysis on items such as region, phone model, operating system platform, system language, and the Platform version in order to better understand how our users are using Platform;
- To anonymise and aggregate your information, including Personal Information, for collection of web and account traffic statistics of what content and services are used when users access third-party services on the Platform;
- To assess effectiveness of and improve and other marketing and promotional activities.
Additional Profile Information. Alongside the Log-in Data, we also collect your photo and the biography provided by you on your user profile
Content You Share. This comprises all of the information you make available to other users via Platform, comprising such as:
Information we receive from other sources. We may also be working closely with third parties (including, for example, business partners, sub-contractors in technical, analytics providers, search information providers) and may receive information about you from such sources. Such data may be shared internally and combined with data collected on this Platform.
Log Data. "Log Data"
- technical information, such as your mobile carrier-related information, configuration information made available by your web browser or other programs you use to access the Platform, your IP address and your device’s version and identification number;
- information about what you have searched for and looked at while using the Platform, such as web search terms used, social media profiles visited, applications used, and details of other information and content accessed or requested by you while using the Platform;
- metadata, which means information related to items you have made available through the Platform, such as the date, time or location that a shared photograph or video was taken or posted.
User Search Data. Any searches you make on the Platform.
To provide you quick access to your previous searches. To use analytics for personalization and showing you targeted leads.
Additional Account Security. We collect your phone number and by sending OTP on your registered Email I’d which you confirm by entering the OTP to confirm your identity, while registering with our Platform.
To verify your identity and for maintaining your account security
We may also request you to provide your PAN, GST, Number, Bank Account Detail
To issue Invoice for the service rendered and for transfer the amount.
Location Information. "Location Data" is information that is derived from your GPS, IP address, and/or public posts that contain location information. You will disclose certain location information to us and to other Platform users when you access the Platform, as we derive location information from your IP address, device, or internet service for providing the Services or improving our platform such as to ensure that there are no multiple log-ins on your account.
For security, fraud-detection and account management (such as to ensure that there are no multiple log-ins or suspicious log-ins on your account);
- To provide you with location-based services that you choose to use:
- applications that may be made available on the Platform from time to time, which may require such information based on the services that they provide (if you choose to disclose your location to any application);
- To provide language and location customisation.
Customer Support Information. Any information that you provide to our customer support team regarding any assistance or support that you may require for using our Platform from time to time
To investigate your support issue.
Device Data. “Device Data” includes without limitation, the following:
- Device attributes: information such as the operating system, hardware and software versions, battery level, signal strength, available storage space, browser type, app and file names and types, and plugins.
- Device operations: information about operations and behaviours performed on the device, such as whether a window is foregrounded or backgrounded.
- Identifiers: unique identifiers, device IDs, and other identifiers, such as from games, apps or accounts you use.
- Device signals: We may collect your Bluetooth signals, and information about nearby Wi-Fi access points, beacons, and cell towers.
- Data from device settings: information you allow us to receive through device settings you turn on, such as access to your GPS location, camera or photos.
- Network and connections: information such as the name of your mobile operator or ISP, language, time zone, mobile phone number, IP address and connection speed.
- Media: We access the media gallery on your mobile device, including withoutlimitation, images, videos and audio files and the storage space on your phone. However, we shall always obtain your consent before accessing your images and you shall have the option to deny us such access.
- To facilitate the sharing of any User Content on the Platform;
- To customise our Platform to suit your mobile device;
- To use analytics for personalization and showing you targeted Users;
- Understand whether there is enough storage space on your device to be able to download any content from the Platform for the purposes of sharing via WhatsApp and/or Facebook;
- To optimise your user experience on our Platform;
- To facilitate the sharing of any content on the Platform via the applications downloaded on your mobile device;
- To verify your identity so as to enforce our terms, conditions, and policies;
- To improve the Platform
DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
We disclose your information in the following manner:
CONTENT VISIBLE TO OTHERS
Public Content i.e. any content you post on your user profile or on another user’s profile, such as a post comment, is accessible to everyone, including search engines. Any information you voluntarily disclose for posting to the Platform, including your profile page information, is accessible to anyone. When you submit, post or share the content that you choose to make public, on the Platform, it may be re-shared by others. You should consider who you choose to share it with, because people who can see your activity on our Platform can choose to share it with others on and off our Platform, including people outside the audience you shared it with. We reserve the right to share all public content on any social media site or any other online or offline platform. We will never rent or sell your Personal Information to third parties, except on an anonymized basis, unless expressly provided in these Terms.
Sharing with our Group of Companies
We may share your Personal Information with any member of our Group. The term “Group” shall mean any entity that is controlled by us, or any entity that is in control of us, or any entity that is under common control with us, whether directly or indirectly.
What you Share with Others
When you share content and communicate using our Platform, you choose the audience for what you share. For example, when you post any content from our Platform on Facebook, you select the audience for the post, such as a friend, a group of friends or all of your friends. Similarly, when you use WhatsApp or any other application on your mobile device to share the content on our Platform, you choose who you share the content with. We do not control and shall not be liable for the manner, in which such persons (with whom you choose to share content via any sharing options, such as WhatsApp or Facebook, available on the Platform) use the information that you share with them.
Sharing with Third Parties
We may share your information (including Personal Information) with select third parties including:
- Business partners, suppliers and subcontractors (“Affiliates”). Affiliates may use this information to help provide, understand, and improve the Service and Affiliates’ own services for the performance of any contract we enter into with you.
- Government bodies or law enforcement agencies, if we have good-faith belief that it is reasonably necessary to share your personal data or information in order to comply with any legal obligation or any government request; or to protect the rights or prevent any harm to the property, or safety of the Company, our customers, or public; or to detect, prevent or otherwise address public safety, fraud, security or technical issues.
We may also disclose your information (including Personal Information) to select third parties in the following circumstances:
- In order to enforce or apply our Term & Condition and/or any other agreements.
We have in place appropriate technical and security measures to secure the information collected by us. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a username and password which enables you to access the Platform, you are responsible for keeping these details confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.
WHERE WE STORE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We store your data on Amazon Web service on their servers located in India and abroad. Amazon Web Service Platform implements security measures to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information, details of which are available at https://aws.amazon.com/
Changes to This Policy
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Platform; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
You are free to remove or delete content from your user account/profile and your account/profile at any point in time. However, the history of your activities and account on our Platform remains available to us.
You may correct, amend, add or delete Personal Information from your account at any time by logging in and visiting your profile page. As noted above, you may opt out from unwanted e-mail communications from us by following the instructions in the message. However, until your account is deleted you will continue to receive all system e-mails.
Under Rule 5 (5) of the Rule 5 (5) of the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011 (“Rules
”) any data (personal information and sensitive personal information) collected by us from you, shall not be used for any purpose other than what was specified at the time of its collection. Under Rule 5(6) of the Rules, you have a right to ask us to review, correct and amend the information we collect about you at any point in time. Under Rule 5(7) of the Rules, you also have the right to revoke your consent to the collection of your information going forward. However, please note that revoking your consent may negatively affect your use of the Platform. For instance, we need access to your mobile device’s media folder and camera so that you can click pictures from your mobile device and post them on the Platform, which functionality will not be available to you if you do not provide us such access. You can exercise any of these rights at any time by contacting us at [email protected]
. However, we require a reasonable period of 30 (thirty) days to comply with any of your requests.
It is important for us that you understand what information Voila collects, uses and how you can control it. We will occasionally ask you permission to access your phone storage, your phone microphone, your phone camera, your contact list, your location. We will also ask you permission, which you will have the ability to specifically opt-in, before we gather certain information from you such as the other applications installed on your phone, any media that you have stored on your phone etc.
Of course, if you do opt-out, certain Services that we provide you, may lose full functionality. In most cases, if you let us use your information, you can simply revoke your permission by changing the settings in the app or on your device if your device offers those options.
We do not retain your Sensitive Personal Information (defined below in this paragraph) for longer than is required for the purposes for which the information may be lawfully used. For any other content, we will entertain your request for deletion, however, there is a strong possibility that copies of any public content will be retained indefinitely in our systems, including in cached and archived pages of the Platform, or if other users have copied or saved that information. In addition, due to the nature of the internet, copies of your content, including content that you have removed or deleted from your account, may also exist elsewhere on the Internet and be retained indefinitely. “Sensitive Personal Information” shall mean passwords and any other information that is classified as sensitive under Rule 3 of the information technology (reasonable security practices and procedures and sensitive personal data or information) rules, 2011.
Third Party Links
The Platform may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, Affiliates and/or any other websites or mobile applications. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites or mobile applications.
Communications from Us
We may from time to time send you service-related announcements when we consider it necessary to do so (such as when we temporarily suspend the Platform for maintenance, or security, privacy, or administrative-related communications). We send these to you via SMS. You may not opt-out of these service-related announcements, which are not promotional in nature and used solely to protect your account and keep you informed of important changes to the Platform.
Voila has a Grievance Officer to address your concerns regarding data safety, privacy, and the Platform usage concerns. We will resolve the issues raised by you within 30 (thirty) days from receiving them. You may contact the Grievance Officer at any of the following:
Address: 1901, 19th Floor Tower 12A Lotus Boulevard
Noida Sector 100, Noida 201304.
Email: [email protected]