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Privacy Policy

Newskarnataka.com’s Android Website or App

This Privacy Policy contains important information about Your rights and obligations in regard to the use of Newskarnataka.com’s Desktop website and Mobile Android App. This Privacy Policy sets out the manner in which Spearhead Media Pvt. Ltd (SMPL) the owner of the website http://www.newskarnataka.com/ (hereinafter called the website) and its corresponding mobile android Website or App available on the Google play store under the account of SMPL, (https://play.google.com/store/Website or Apps/details?id=com.bulletin.newskarnataka&hl=en) collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from the users of our desktop and mobile Application (hereinafter referred to as 'You', 'Your', 'User').

It also applies to the desktop Website or App software / technology which is owned by Spearhead Media Pvt. Ltd. By viewing, downloading, installing, using or by registering Your profile with the website or App, You are consenting to the use, collection, transfer, storage, disclosure and other uses of Your information in the manner set out in this Privacy Policy.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practises of third parties that SMPL does not own, control, or manage including but not limited to any third party websites, services, Website or Applications, or businesses ("Third Party Services"). SMPL does not take responsibility for the content or privacy policies of those Third Party Services. SMPL encourages You to carefully review the privacy policies of all Third Party Services You access.

If You do not agree to any of the provisions of this Privacy Policy, You should not download, install and / or use the Website or App. SMPL may revise, alter, add, amend or modify this Privacy Policy at any time by updating this page. By downloading, installing and/or using this Website or App, You agree to be bound by any such alteration, amendment, addition or modification.

1. INFORMATION WE MAY COLLECT THROUGH OUR WEBSITE OR APP:

1.1 Personally Identifiable Information

SMPL may collect personal information that identifies you in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to the information submitted during download and installation of the Website or App or in connection with registration for other activities or features offered through the Website or App. Personally identifiable Information collected may include name, mailing address, email address, phone number and demographic information such as gender, nationality, postcode and other personal information.

SMPL collects Personally Identifiable Information only if you voluntarily submit such information to us or provide access to such information by connecting to social networking sites through the Website or App for example when you use the facilities available on the Website or App or engage in certain Website or App related activities including but not limited to becoming a member or signing up for an account or linking an account through a social network including, but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, and LinkedIn or when corresponding with us by e-mail or phone to use any other interactive features of the Website or App.

You can always refuse to supply personally identifiable information, except that it may prevent You from using the Website or App, or certain features of the Website or App.

1.2 Non-personally Identifiable Information

SMPL may collect non-personal information about you whenever you access or interact with our Website or App or any of the related services. This includes but not limited to browser name, version, server location, device specific information such as the type of device used, users’ operating system and version, your mobile devices unique device ID, third party Website or Apps or Website or App or service that referred users to our Website or App, language preference, means of connection to our Website or App and services location information, internet service providers, IP address, technical information and other similar information about you.

2. HOW SMPL USES THE COLLECTED INFORMATION

2.1 SMPL may collect and use Your personal information for the following purposes:

4.Links to Third Party Sites and Content

Your email address and password are used to identify you while logging into the Website or App. SMPL may use this information to control your access to the Website or App as well as use of the Website or App, to communicate with the you, customize your experience of using the Website or App and and/or the content of any email newsletter or other material that SMPL may send from time to time and provide information that may be useful or interesting based on the content and personally identifiable information relating to you.

Your email address will be used to send user information, administrative information, changes in account settings and any changes to the Website or App or updating User on new policies of SMPL. Apart from this if you choose to opt-in to our mailing list, you will receive periodic emails that may relate to company news, related product or service information, etc. Email address may also be used for responding to any of the inquiries, questions, and/or any other requests made by You. If at any time You want to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, SMPL has included detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or you may contact SMPL via the Website or App.

SMPL may further use the collected information to analyse the use of the Website or App, and the people visiting and using the Website or App, for the purpose of improving the features of the Website or App.

Information provided by you help SMPL in responding to Your customer service requests and support needs more efficiently. SMPL may use information in the aggregate to understand how users, as a group are using the Website or App.

SMPL may use the personal information provided by the User to prevent or take action against activities that are, or may be, in breach of the "SMPL User Agreement", "Terms and Conditions" and any Website or Applicable laws.

3. HOW SMPL PROTECTS USER'S INFORMATION

4.1 SMPL does not sell, trade, or rent Your personally identifiable information collected by SMPL to others except as described in this Policy. SMPL may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personally identifiable information regarding visitors and users with SMPL's business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. 4.2 At times SMPL may be required by law or litigation to disclose personal information about the users. SMPL may also disclose information about the user if SMPL determines that for national security, law enforcement, or other issues of public importance that disclosure of information is necessary.

4.3 SMPL reserves the right to transfer Personal Information of users to another party as a result of merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of SMPL's assets to another party.

5. COOKIES

5.1 Whenever you access the Website or App we may place "cookies" on your hard drive for record-keeping purposes to enhance your experience or sometimes to personalize your experience. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer’s hard drive by the Website or App you visit. Cookies help us to identify information relating your activities and to retain information relating to your preferences and history on the Website or App.

5.2 Ad targeting cookies: SMPL and/or our service providers may use advertising cookies to deliver ads that are more relevant to you and your interests.

5.3 You may choose to disable cookies by turning off cookie feature on the web browser. However, by disabling this feature, some parts of the Website or App may not function properly. This may prevent You from taking full advantage of the Website or App.

6. WHAT CHOICES USER HAS REGARDING THE USE OF HIS/HER INFORMATION

6.1 In case, if the user is receiving marketing or promotional emails from SMPL, You have the option to "opt out" of such marketing emails by following the instructions in those mails or by emailing SMPL at office@spearheadpvtltd.com If the user opts out, he/she may still receive non-promotional emails from SMPL, such as emails about his/her account or any ongoing business relations entered into by SMPL.

7. CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY POLICY

7.1 SMPL may update and revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. The revised Privacy Policy will be posted as notification here on this link http://www.newskarnataka.com/privacy-policy. You are encouraged to periodically check this page to stay informed about changes to this Privacy Policy. You hereby acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this Privacy Policy periodically and become aware of the modifications. If you disagree to any of the changes to the Privacy Policy, you shall refrain from using or accessing the Website or App. Your continued use of the Website or App following the posting of the revised Policy shall indicate your acceptance and acknowledgement of the changes and you will be bound by it.

8. YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS OF PRIVACY POLICY

8.1 By using this Website or App, you are signifying your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this Privacy Policy, You shall not access or use this Website or App. Your continued Access or Use of the Website or App following the posting of changes to this Privacy Policy will be deemed to be the acceptance of these changes by the User.

9. CONTACTING US

9.1 If You have any questions about this Privacy Policy, practices of this Website or App or Your dealings with the Website or App or any of the features or any Legal Queries about the Website or App, please contact SMPL at: office@spearheadpvtltd.com

10. DOCUMENT VERSION

10.1 This Document was last updated on 15th February 2017