Effective date of this version: 1st July
Throughout this Policy, “FoodFindo” and “We” refers to the FoodFindo community and “You” or “Users” refers to its users – anyone who visits, uses, subscribes to, publishes through, and/or joins the Site. The “Site” denotes the applications, platform, and services operated or produced by FoodFindo offered through the web site at FoodFindo or any successor site.
The policy covers the following topics –
2) Information Collected by FoodFindo
3) Using Collected Information
4) Information Disclosure
5) Choice and Access to Personal Information
6) Data Security
7) Notification Procedures
8) Children’s Privacy
9) International Privacy Practices
10) Advertisers and Event Organizers
11) In the Event of Merger or Sale
12) Potential Disclosure to Third Parties
13) FoodFindo Contact Information
2. Information Collected by FoodFindo
User Provided Information – We may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information (PII) when you use our Site, register, set up your profile, enroll for competitions and events, respond to a survey, fill out a form, view or download certain content or products from the Site or otherwise use the features and functionality of the Site. PII may include information such as your name, email address, postal mailing address, and telephone numbers and other personal information such as your gender, places you exercise and sports that you play, etc.
Automatically Collected Information – When you access the Site or open one of our HTML emails, we automatically collect and store certain information from your system by using different types of tracking technology. This information may include Internet Protocol address, a unique user ID, version of software installed, system type, searches that you perform on the Site, the content and pages that you access on the Site, what other users are in your network and groups, and the dates and times that you visit the Site.
Cookies Information – Like many sites, we use “cookies” to collect information. When you access the Site, we may send one or more cookies – small text files containing a string of alphanumeric characters – to your computer. FoodFindo may use both session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie disappears after you close your browser. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser and may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the Site. Persistent cookies can be removed. You can instruct your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of our Site.
3. Using Collected Information
FoodFindo uses the information that you provide or that we collect to operate, maintain, enhance, and provide all of the features and services found on the Site as well as to track user-generated content and Users to the extent necessary to comply as a service provider with Copyright Act and other applicable laws. If you provide email addresses to invite others to the Site and/or to participate in activities, FoodFindo may store and use the email address for the following purposes only:
(a) To generate and send email invitations and additional reminder emails;
(b) To allow the recipient of the invitation to sign up for an account if he or she so desires and
(c) To track the effectiveness of our invitation program.
FoodFindo may use the information that you provide to us, as well as information about your visits to the Site, to deliver advertisements or services that FoodFindo or its partners believe to be relevant to you.
4. Information Disclosure
FoodFindo does NOT share your personally identifiable information with other organizations for their marketing or promotional uses without your prior express consent. Please be aware that no security measures are perfect or impenetrable. FoodFindo cannot control and is not responsible for the actions of other users with whom you may choose to share your information and content or for the circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures contained on the Site.
FoodFindo may disclose Automatically Collected and other aggregate non-personally-identifiable information with interested third parties to assist such parties in understanding the usage and demographic patterns for certain programs, content, services, advertisements, promotions, or other functionality of FoodFindo.
FoodFindo may disclose User information if required to do so by law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with state and federal laws (such as Indian copyright or trademark law) or respond to a court order, judicial or other government subpoena or warrant in the manner required by the requesting entity.
FoodFindo also reserves the right to disclose User information that we believe, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to take precautions against liability; protect FoodFindo from fraudulent, abusive, or unlawful uses; to investigate and defend ourselves against third-party claims or allegations; to assist government enforcement agencies; to protect the security or integrity of the Site; or to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of FoodFindo, our Users or others.
5. Choice and Access to Personal Information
You may decline participation in any activity that asks for information your personally-identifiable information (including your name, country, birth date, and gender) with FoodFindo.
6. Data Security
Security measures have been integrated into the design, implementation and day-to-day operations of the Site as part of FoodFindo’s continuing commitment to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to FoodFindo, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission of information, FoodFindo makes commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.
7. Notification Procedures
It is our policy to provide notifications, whether such notifications are required by law or are for marketing or other business related purposes, via email notice, written or hard copy notice, or through conspicuous posting of such notice on the Site, as determined by us at our sole discretion. We reserve the right to determine the form and means of providing notifications to you, provided that you may opt out of certain means of notification as described below.
By providing us your email address you consent to our using the email address to send you service-related notices, including among other things notices required by law, in lieu of postal mail. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive notice of a security breach in writing.
We may also use your email address to send you other messages, including changes to the Site’s features and special offers.
8. Children’s Privacy
FoodFindo strongly believes in protecting the privacy of children. In line with this belief, we do not knowingly collect or maintain Personally Identifiable Information on our Site from persons under 13 years of age, and no part of our Site is directed to persons under 13 years of age.
IF YOU ARE UNDER 13 YEARS OF AGE, THEN PLEASE DO NOT USE OR ACCESS THIS SITE AT ANY TIME OR IN ANY MANNER
We will take appropriate steps to delete any Personally Identifiable Information of persons less than 13 years of age that has been collected on our Site without verified parental consent upon learning of the existence of such Personally Identifiable Information.
We recommend that minors over the age of 13 ask their parents for permission before sending any information about themselves to anyone over the Internet.
9. International Privacy Practices
For Users visiting the Site from any location other than India, your personal information may be transferred outside of the country where you reside or are located, including to countries that may not or do not provide the same level of protection for your personal information. We are committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of personal information when it is transferred.
In addition, because FoodFindo is available globally, we may make information we gather available to worldwide business units and affiliates. By providing any data on the Site, you hereby expressly consent to such transfers of your data to India or other countries.
10. Advertisers and Event Organizers
FoodFindo may allow third-party ad servers or ad networks to serve advertisements within the Site. In addition, FoodFindo allows displaying their logo and providing a link to the web site of such associates (Advertisers and Event Organizers). To allow you to make an informed decision when selecting an associate, we may permit our associate organizers to communicate in the Site about their products and/or services.
FoodFindo does not provide your personally identifiable information to its associate without your consent. However, please note that if an associate asks FoodFindo to show an advertisement to a certain audience or audience segment and you respond to that advertisement, that particular associate may conclude that you fit the description of the audience that they were trying to reach.
11. In the Event of Merger or Sale
In the event that all or substantially all of FoodFindo’s assets are acquired by or merged with a third–party entity, we reserve the right, in any of these circumstances, to transfer or assign the information that we have collected from Users to the merger or sale entity as part of that merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control.
12. Potential Disclosure to Third Parties
13. FoodFindo Contact Information
We will respond to your inquiry within 30 days of its receipt.