As we update, improve and expand the Services, this policy may change, so please refer back to it periodically. By visiting the MBM News Network website or its Application or other Services, its user consent to collection, storage, and use of the personal information user provide (including any changes thereto as provided by user) for any of the services that MBM offer.
The MBM News Network respects the privacy of the users of the Services and believes in protecting it in all respects. The information about the user as collected by the MBM News Network is: (a) information supplied by users and (b) information automatically tracked while navigation (c) information collected from any other source (collectively referred to as Information).
- INFORMATION RECEIVED, COLLECTED AND STORED BY THE MBM News Network
- INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY USERS
When user register on the website, Application and for the Service, MBM News ask that user provide basic contact Information such as users name, sex, age, address, pin code, contact number, occupation, interests and email address etc. When user register using his/her other accounts like on Facebook, Twitter, Gmail etc. MBM shall retrieve Information from such account to continue to interact with user and to continue providing the Services.
Subscriptions or paid services data:
When user chose any subscription or paid service, MBM News Network or our payment gateway provider may collect user purchase, address or billing information, including user credit card number and expiration date etc. However when user order using an in-app purchase option, same are handled by such platform providers. The subscriptions or paid Services may be on auto renewal mode unless cancelled. If at any point users do not wish to auto-renew your subscription, user may cancel his/her subscription before the end of the subscription term.
MBM may collect additional information at other times, including but not limited to, when you provide feedback, change your content or email preferences, respond to a survey, or communicate with us.
- INFORMATION AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED/ TRACKED WHILE NAVIGATION
MBM may use “cookies”, or similar electronic tools to collect information to assign each visitor a unique, random number as a User Identification (User ID) to understand the user’s individual interests using the identified computer. Unless user voluntarily identify yourself (through registration, for example), MBM have no way of knowing who user are, even if we assign a cookie to user computer. The only personal information a cookie can contain is information user supply. A cookie cannot read data from hard drive. MBM advertisers may also assign their own cookies to user browser (if user click on their ads), a process that we do not control. MBM receive and store certain types of information whenever user interact with us via website, Application or Service though user computer/laptop/netbook or mobile/tablet/pad/handheld device etc.
Log File Information
MBM News Network automatically collect limited information about user computer’s connection to the Internet, mobile number, including user IP address, when user visit our site, application or service. USER IP address is a number that lets computers attached to the Internet know where to send user data — such as the pages user view. MBM automatically receive and log information from user browser, including user IP address, user computer’s name, user operating system, browser type etc. MBM may also collect log information from user device, including user location, IP address, user device’s name, device’s serial number or unique identification number connection speed etc.
MBM may use technology to understand online usage patterns of its users in a anonymous manner, without personally identifying the user. MBM may also use this information to deliver our web pages to user upon request, to tailor our Site, Application or Service to the interests of our users, to measure traffic within our Application to improve the Application quality, functionality and interactivity and let advertisers know the geographic locations from where our visitors come.
Information from other Sources:
MBM may receive information about user from other sources, add it to our account information and treat it in accordance with this policy. MBM may obtain updated contact information from third parties in order to correct our records or to communicate with user.
MBM may use Google Analytics, among others, to track the user behavior on our website. Google Analytics specifically has been enable to support display advertising towards helping us gain understanding of our users’ Demographics and Interests. The reports are anonymous and cannot be associated with any individual personally identifiable information that user may have shared with us.
- LINKS TO OTHER SITES / AD-SERVERS
The Application may include links to other websites or applications. Such websites or applications are governed by their respective privacy policies, which are beyond our control.
When we present information to our advertisers — to help them understand our audience and confirm the value of advertising on our websites or Applications — it is usually in the form of aggregated statistics on traffic to various pages / content within our websites or Applications. We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when user visit our websites or Applications. These companies may use information (not including user name, address, email address or telephone number or other personally identifiable information) about user visits to this and other websites or application, in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to user.
We do not provide any personally identifiable information to third party websites / advertisers / ad-servers without users consent.
- INFORMATION USE
The Information as supplied by the users enables us to improve the Services and provide user the most user-friendly experience. All required information is service dependent and the MBM may use the above said user Information to, maintain, protect, and improve the Services (including advertising on the “Application”) and for developing new services. MBM may also use user email address or other personally identifiable information to send commercial or marketing messages without user consent [with an option to subscribe / unsubscribe (where feasible)]. MBM may, however, use user email address without further consent for non-marketing or administrative purposes (such as notifying you of major changes, for customer service purposes, billing, etc.).
Any personally identifiable information provided by user will not be considered as sensitive if it is freely available and / or accessible in the public domain like any comments, messages, blogs, scribbles available on social platforms like facebook, twitter etc.
In case user chooses to decline to submit personally identifiable information on the Application, we may not be able to provide certain services on the Application to user. We will make reasonable efforts to notify user of the same at the time of opening your account. In any case, we will not be liable and or responsible for the denial of certain services to user for lack of user providing the necessary personal information.
When user register with the Application or Services, we contact user from time to time about updation of your personal information to provide the users such features that we believe may benefit user.
- INFORMATION SHARING
The MBM shares your information with any third party without obtaining the prior consent of the User in the following limited circumstances:
- a) When it is requested or required by law or by any court or governmental agency or authority to disclose, for the purpose of verification of identity, or for the prevention, detection, investigation including cyber incidents, or for prosecution and punishment of offences. These disclosures are made in good faith and belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary for enforcing these Terms or for complying with the applicable laws and regulations.
- c) The MBM may present information to our advertisers – to help them understand our audience and confirm the value of advertising on our websites or Applications – however it is usually in the form of aggregated statistics on traffic to various pages within our site.
- d) The MBM may share your information regarding your activities on websites or Applications with third party social websites to populate your social wall that is visible to other people however you will have an option to set your privacy settings, where you can decide what you would like to share or not to share with others.
- INFORMATION SECURITY
MBM take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of data. These include internal reviews of our data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, including appropriate encryption and physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data. All information gathered on MBM is securely stored within the controlled database. The database is stored on servers secured behind a firewall; access to the servers is password-protected and is strictly limited. However, as effective as our security measures are, no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our database, nor can we guarantee that information user supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet.
- UPDATES / CHANGES
- QUESTIONS / GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL
Any complaints, abuse or concerns with regards to the processing of information provided by user or breach of these terms shall be immediately informed to the designated Grievance Officer as mentioned below via in writing or through email signed with the electronic signature to:
Please provide the following information in your complaint:-
Your address, telephone number or e-mail address;