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STREETBUZZ PRIVACY POLICY

At StreetBuzz, we appreciate the trust you have in us and are committed to protecting your privacy. Please read this Privacy Policy to understand about our practices regarding information collection, storage and dissemination.

This Privacy Policy governs your use of the software application STREETBUZZ (“Application”) for mobile devices that was created by CROWD COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY PVT LTD.

The Application is a hub for User Generated Content around user Interests and Preferences. On basis of explicitly provided and implicitly inferred interests of each user, this application searches the internet as well as the internal application databases for relevant User Generated Content in formats including, but not limited to, posts, comments, photos, videos, audio files, ratings, reviews, polls, discussion threads, and blogs, presents the same in different insightful ways to allow meaningful consumption and browsing of such content, and facilitates conversations around each such topic amongst its user community who may all be interested in the same topics.

What information does the Application obtain and how is it used?

Registration with us is via external social networking platforms, and is mandatory in order to be able to use the basic features of the Application. The Application obtains information about you when you download and register the Application. Please see the section below to see what information we automatically collect and how, during registration.

  • Automatically Collected Information

At the time of registration, the Application collects information from and/or for social networking platforms (e.g., contact information, friends’ lists, login information, photos or check-ins). We always ensure that your express prior consent is obtained, when we do this. We will never post to any social networking platform anything on your behalf, unless you expressly consent and give us permission to do so.

In addition to the above, the Application may also collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile devices unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browsers you use, and information about the way you use the Application.

  • User Provided Information

After you register with us and use the Application, you generally provide (a) transaction and activity related information, such as when you make purchases, respond to any offers, click through to external links, like, comment, share, bookmark, upvote or downvote content in the Application, or download or use applications from or via us; (b) metadata such as time, date and location of actions for any action you take using our Application, such as clicking a picture or posting a video; (c) information you provide us when you contact us for help, and; (d) information you enter into our system when using the Application, including, but not limited to, interests, contact information, posts, comments, ratings, shared attachments or links and messages.

We may use the information provided to us by you to contact you from time to time to provide you with important information, required notices and marketing promotions.

 

Cookies

A “cookie” is a small piece of information stored by a Web server on a Web browser so it can be later read back from that browser. Cookies are useful for enabling the browser to remember information specific to a given user. StreetBuzz may place both permanent and temporary cookies in your computer’s hard drive. The cookies placed by StreetBuzz do not contain any of your personally identifiable information.

 Does the Application collect precise real time location information of the device?

When you visit the Application, we may use GPS technology (or other similar technology) to determine your current location in order to determine the city and the locality you are in and serve you location relevant information, display presence of nearby communities and location maps with relevant associated information.

If you do not want us to use your location for the purposes set forth above, you should turn off the location services for the mobile application located in your account settings or in your mobile phone settings.

 Do third parties see and/or have access to information obtained by the Application?

  • We will never share your personally identifiable information with any external agencies or services without your express, opted-in permission. Only aggregated, anonymized data is periodically transmitted to external services and third parties in the ways that are described in this privacy statement and as follows:
  • as required by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process;
  • to law enforcement offices, third party rights owners, or others when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to enforce our Terms of Use or Privacy Policy, to protect our rights, to protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request;
  • with our trusted services providers who work on our behalf and do not have an independent use of the information we disclose to them, and have agreed to adhere to the rules set forth in this Privacy Policy;
  • with clients, advertisers and third party advertising networks, so we can keep the application free for your use; and
  • with analytics and technical services companies, who help us understand how the Application is being used, such as its frequency and duration of usage, and help us deliver specific features and functionalities, such as providing automatic suggestions relevant to your location; so that we can carry out internal operations such as troubleshooting, data analysis, research, etc and provide you with relevant and useful features and services, today, and in the future, for free.

If StreetBuzz and/or Crowd Communications Technology Pvt Ltd is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, then we will share some or all of your personal information with such business entity and that other business entity (or the new combined entity) will be required to follow this Privacy Policy with respect to your personal information. You will be notified of such an occurrence via email and/or a prominent notice on our Website of any change in ownership or uses of this information, as well as any choices you may have regarding this information.

 Links to Other Sites

Our site links to other websites that may collect personally identifiable information about you. StreetBuzz is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those linked websites.

 What are my opt-out rights?

You can stop all collection of information by the Application easily by uninstalling the Application. You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile application marketplace or network.

 Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information

We will retain User Provided Information for as long as you use the Application and for a reasonable time thereafter. We will retain Automatically Collected Information for up to 24 months and thereafter may store it in aggregate. If you’d like us to delete User Provided Information that you have provided via the Application, please contact us at [email protected] and we will respond in a reasonable time. Please note that some or all of the User Provided Information may be required in order for the Application to function properly and for statutory and legal purposes.

 

Children

Use of Application is available only to persons who can form a legally binding contract under the Indian Contract Act, 1872. If you are a minor i.e. under the age of 18 year, you may use the Application only with the involvement of a parent or guardian. We do not use the Application to knowingly solicit data from or market to minor children. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at [email protected] and we will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.

 

Security

We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information and we adhere to strict security guidelines, protecting it against unauthorized access. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Application. Please be aware that, although we endeavour to provide all reasonable security for the data and information we process and maintain, no security system can guarantee universal and perpetual prevention all potential security breaches.

 

Changes

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. We will notify you of any changes to this Privacy Policy by posting the new Privacy Policy here and informing you via email or text message. You are advised to consult this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes, as continued use is deemed approval of all changes. You can check the history of this Privacy policy by clicking here.

 

Your Consent

By visiting this Website you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. By mere use of Application, you expressly consent to our processing of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. “Processing,” means using cookies on a computer/hand held device or using or touching information in any way, irrespective of your geographical location, and including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information, all of which activities will take place in India and be governed by Indian statutes and laws. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and subject to the Terms of Use.

 

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Application, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at [email protected]

STREETBUZZ PRIVACY POLICY

At StreetBuzz, we appreciate the trust you have in us and are committed to protecting your privacy. Please read this Privacy Policy to understand about our practices regarding information collection, storage and dissemination.

This Privacy Policy governs your use of the software application STREETBUZZ (“Application”) for mobile devices that was created by CROWD COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY PVT LTD.

The Application is a hub for User Generated Content around user Interests and Preferences. On basis of explicitly provided and implicitly inferred interests of each user, this application searches the internet as well as the internal application databases for relevant User Generated Content in formats including, but not limited to, posts, comments, photos, videos, audio files, ratings, reviews, polls, discussion threads, and blogs, presents the same in different insightful ways to allow meaningful consumption and browsing of such content, and facilitates conversations around each such topic amongst its user community who may all be interested in the same topics.

What information does the Application obtain and how is it used?

Registration with us is via external social networking platforms, and is mandatory in order to be able to use the basic features of the Application. The Application obtains information about you when you download and register the Application. Please see the section below to see what information we automatically collect and how, during registration.

  • Automatically Collected Information

At the time of registration, the Application collects information from and/or for social networking platforms (e.g., contact information, friends’ lists, login information, photos or check-ins). We always ensure that your express prior consent is obtained, when we do this. We will never post to any social networking platform anything on your behalf, unless you expressly consent and give us permission to do so.

In addition to the above, the Application may also collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile devices unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browsers you use, and information about the way you use the Application.

  • User Provided Information

After you register with us and use the Application, you generally provide (a) transaction and activity related information, such as when you make purchases, respond to any offers, click through to external links, like, comment, share, bookmark, upvote or downvote content in the Application, or download or use applications from or via us; (b) metadata such as time, date and location of actions for any action you take using our Application, such as clicking a picture or posting a video; (c) information you provide us when you contact us for help, and; (d) information you enter into our system when using the Application, including, but not limited to, interests, contact information, posts, comments, ratings, shared attachments or links and messages.

We may use the information provided to us by you to contact you from time to time to provide you with important information, required notices and marketing promotions.

Cookies

A “cookie” is a small piece of information stored by a Web server on a Web browser so it can be later read back from that browser. Cookies are useful for enabling the browser to remember information specific to a given user. StreetBuzz may place both permanent and temporary cookies in your computer’s hard drive. The cookies placed by StreetBuzz do not contain any of your personally identifiable information.

 Does the Application collect precise real time location information of the device?

When you visit the Application, we may use GPS technology (or other similar technology) to determine your current location in order to determine the city and the locality you are in and serve you location relevant information, display presence of nearby communities and location maps with relevant associated information.

If you do not want us to use your location for the purposes set forth above, you should turn off the location services for the mobile application located in your account settings or in your mobile phone settings.

 Do third parties see and/or have access to information obtained by the Application?

  • We will never share your personally identifiable information with any external agencies or services without your express, opted-in permission. Only aggregated, anonymized data is periodically transmitted to external services and third parties in the ways that are described in this privacy statement and as follows:
  • as required by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal process;
  • to law enforcement offices, third party rights owners, or others when we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to enforce our Terms of Use or Privacy Policy, to protect our rights, to protect your safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a government request;
  • with our trusted services providers who work on our behalf and do not have an independent use of the information we disclose to them, and have agreed to adhere to the rules set forth in this Privacy Policy;
  • with clients, advertisers and third party advertising networks, so we can keep the application free for your use; and
  • with analytics and technical services companies, who help us understand how the Application is being used, such as its frequency and duration of usage, and help us deliver specific features and functionalities, such as providing automatic suggestions relevant to your location; so that we can carry out internal operations such as troubleshooting, data analysis, research, etc and provide you with relevant and useful features and services, today, and in the future, for free.

If StreetBuzz and/or Crowd Communications Technology Pvt Ltd is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, then we will share some or all of your personal information with such business entity and that other business entity (or the new combined entity) will be required to follow this Privacy Policy with respect to your personal information. You will be notified of such an occurrence via email and/or a prominent notice on our Website of any change in ownership or uses of this information, as well as any choices you may have regarding this information.

 Links to Other Sites

Our site links to other websites that may collect personally identifiable information about you. StreetBuzz is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those linked websites.

 What are my opt-out rights?

You can stop all collection of information by the Application easily by uninstalling the Application. You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile application marketplace or network.

 Data Retention Policy, Managing Your Information

We will retain User Provided Information for as long as you use the Application and for a reasonable time thereafter. We will retain Automatically Collected Information for up to 24 months and thereafter may store it in aggregate. If you’d like us to delete User Provided Information that you have provided via the Application, please contact us at [email protected] and we will respond in a reasonable time. Please note that some or all of the User Provided Information may be required in order for the Application to function properly and for statutory and legal purposes.

Children

Use of Application is available only to persons who can form a legally binding contract under the Indian Contract Act, 1872. If you are a minor i.e. under the age of 18 year, you may use the Application only with the involvement of a parent or guardian. We do not use the Application to knowingly solicit data from or market to minor children. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided us with information without their consent, he or she should contact us at [email protected] and we will delete such information from our files within a reasonable time.

Security

We are concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information and we adhere to strict security guidelines, protecting it against unauthorized access. We provide physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. For example, we limit access to this information to authorized employees and contractors who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our Application. Please be aware that, although we endeavour to provide all reasonable security for the data and information we process and maintain, no security system can guarantee universal and perpetual prevention all potential security breaches.

Changes

This Privacy Policy may be updated from time to time for any reason. We will notify you of any changes to this Privacy Policy by posting the new Privacy Policy here and informing you via email or text message. You are advised to consult this Privacy Policy regularly for any changes, as continued use is deemed approval of all changes. You can check the history of this Privacy policy by clicking here.

Your Consent

By visiting this Website you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy. By mere use of Application, you expressly consent to our processing of your personal information in accordance with this Privacy Policy. “Processing,” means using cookies on a computer/hand held device or using or touching information in any way, irrespective of your geographical location, and including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining and disclosing information, all of which activities will take place in India and be governed by Indian statutes and laws. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and subject to the Terms of Use.

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding privacy while using the Application, or have questions about our practices, please contact us via email at [email protected]