All rights reserved. The itihaasa mobile application (“the App”) and the videos contained/displayed in the App are the exclusive property, including without limitation the copyright, of itihaasa Research and Digital (the “itihaasa”). The documents, books, photographs, or other material posted in the App may be the property, including without limitation the copyright, of third parties, and will remain the property of such third parties. No part of the App or the videos, documents, books written materials and electronic record posted thereto may be reproduced, distributed, or transmitted in any form or by any means, including photocopying, printing, recording, or other electronic or mechanical methods, except in the case of uses permitted by copyright law and with prior permission of itihaasa and/or prior permission of the third party in the event the said electronic record, or any documents, books, photographs, or other material on the App belong to a third party.
If a person believes in good faith that his/ her copyrighted material is available on the App without his/ her approval then he/ she may reach out to itihaasa with sufficient details at firstname.lastname@example.org. If a specific procedure to notify itihaasa is required under applicable laws, then such person will be required to follow the said procedure. In the event the applicable laws provide for a specific procedure and the person fails to follow the same, then itihaasa will not be required to remove the content. Post analysis of the details provided by the said person and discussions (if required) with him/ her, itihaasa may either remove or retain the said material, as per the applicable laws.
itihaasa shall have the right to amend this Copyright Notice as per its sole discretion as per the applicable laws. Any use of the App shall be deemed to be an acceptance and acknowledgement of this Copyright Notice.
The videos contained/displayed in the App may contain personal recollections of the persons publishing such videos or of persons featured in such videos. Such persons may have tried to describe events, locales and conversations from their personal memories, and as such may not be entirely accurate or true. itihaasa shall not be liable or responsible in any manner for any inaccuracies, discrepancies or errors with respect to persons, dates, places or events in the videos contained/displayed in the App.
II. Information collected
2.1. You may provide to us voluntarily while registering on our Website and/or App, such as name, email address, passwords, contact number, reviews and feedback, etc. All Information disclosed by you shall be deemed to be disclosed willingly and without any coercion. No liability pertaining to the authenticity/ genuineness/ misrepresentation/ fraud/ negligence, etc. of the Information disclosed shall lie on the Organization nor will the Organization in any way be responsible to verify any Information obtained from you.
2.2. We may collect Information automatically from you when you access or use our Website and/or App. For example, we may automatically collect your location, computer operating system, Internet Protocol (IP) address, Information about your internet connection and mobile device, access times and the browser type and language. Further, we may collect Information about your preferences and settings such as time zone and language, your searches and the results you selected from the search and your browsing information. We also collect Information about your usage and activity on our Website and/or App using certain technologies, such as: cookies. Cookies are small data files that may have unique identifiers and reside, among other places, on your computer or mobile device, in emails we send to you, and on our Website and/or App. Among other things, cookies help us improve our Website and/or App, and your experience.
2.3. Web Beacons: We may collect your Information using web beacons. Web beacons are electronic images that may be used on our Website and/or App or in our emails. We use web beacons to deliver cookies, count visits, understand usage and campaign effectiveness, and tell whether you open an email and act upon it.
IV. Purpose and use of collecting Information
4.3. The Organization may collect your PII and SPII, for purposes such as, identification, registration, account authentication, and contacting you with notifications or emails in relation to the Website and/or the App.
4.4. The Organization strives to achieve secrecy and confidentiality of your Information as per industry standards and applicable law. The Organization vis-à-vis its internal audits and checks, makes best efforts to ensure that there is no unauthorized monitoring or collection of Information.
4.5. You understand, consent and agree that the Organization may use Information in order to improve marketing as well as promotional efforts which allows the Organization to analyze the App and/or Website usage, improve its content, product offerings and understand your preferences and to enhance, personalize, and customize your experience using the App and/or the Website. If you choose not to have your PII used for our weekly newsletter or other notifications related to the Website and/or the App, please click on the unsubscribe link accompanying such communication or write to email@example.com, and the Organization will respect your choice.
4.6. You understand, consent and agree that the Organization may transfer Information to other parts of India or to other countries subject to applicable data privacy laws in a particular country, for the purpose of carrying on various transactions on the App and/or the Website. In doing so, the Organization shall ensure that the body corporate or the person to whom such Information is being transferred ensures the same level of data protection as provided under Indian data protection laws.
4.8. You understand and consent that in order to troubleshoot problems, or comply with applicable laws, judicial and regulatory orders and/or other related issues, the Organization shall use your Information and any other information that it may acquire from your activities on the App and/or the Website.
4.10. You undertake to ensure that all your PII is complete, accurate, and kept updated at all times. If there is any change in the PII, you shall promptly update your PII. If you provide any Information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete (or becomes untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete), or if the Organisation has reasonable grounds to suspect that such Information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, the Organization has the right to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of the Website and/or the App at its discretion, in addition to any right that the Organization may have against You at law or in equity, for any misrepresentation of information provided by You.
V. Information Sharing
5.2. Disclosure without Consent to Comply with Statutory/Legal obligations or Obligations in case of Emergency Situations.
5.2.1. We may need to disclose your Information without obtaining your consent in the following circumstances- (i) disclosure in relation to performance of any function of the government including any function that is necessary to provide any benefit to you (ii) disclosure to third parties such as law enforcement authorities, our legal representatives, courts of competent jurisdiction, judicial or administrative agency, or legislative body as and when it is deemed necessary to comply with law or regulation or order or judgment of any court/tribunal, (iii) to protect our rights, and (iv) disclosure to undertake prompt action such as attending to medical emergencies and medical treatment or health services (in situation of any epidemic, threat to public health) and to undertake safety measures in case of disruption of public order or natural disaster)
5.3. Subsidiaries or Affiliates
5.3.1. The Organization may share your Information with its subsidiaries or affiliates. However, the Organization shall ensure that such parties protect and safeguard such Information under their respective privacy policies.
5.4. Transfer of Business
5.5. Third Parties
VI. Security Precautions
6.1. The App or the Website has necessary reasonable security practices and measures in place which helps to reasonably protect loss, misuse, unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction of the Information under the control of the App or the Website. Whenever you change or access your account Information, we offer the use of a secure server. Once your Information is in the possession of the Organization, the Organization adheres to necessary security guidelines and practices, for reasonably protecting it against unauthorized access or disclosure.
6.2. Your passwords will be kept protected. The Organization uses industry standards to ensure that protection of your passwords as collected by us (Organization will store your password only if you expressly consent to it). Only personnel authorised by the Organization will be given access where required to perform their job functions.
VII. Suspension of Membership
7.1. The Organization will suspend your membership and delete your Information from its active databases upon request made by you via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Such Information, if not deleted, will be de-identified (so that the data becomes anonymous and you cannot be identified) as soon as reasonably possible in accordance with its policies and applicable law.
7.2. However, the Organization shall retain your Information if such retention is explicitly mandated or necessary to comply with any obligations under any applicable law. The Organization conducts periodic review to check whether it is essential for the Organization to retain any of your PII in its possession.
VIII. External Links
8.1. You hereby understand and agree that when you use, install, access or visit the App or the Website, there may be certain links which may direct you to another website (the “Third Party Website”). The manner in which your Information is collected and/or used is governed by the terms and conditions and privacy policies of the respective Third Party Website. You hereby understand that the Organization has no control or responsibility over your Information in such an event as such Third Party Websites are not under the control of the Organization. The Organization urges you to acquaint yourself with policies of every such Third Party Website and in this regard the Organization expressly disclaims all liabilities with respect to the manner in which the Third Party Website collects and/or uses your Information.
X. Effective Date