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Privacy Policy

Last Updated on: 04 June, 2018

Thank you for visiting trayaan.com

We respect your privacy, and we are committed to your right to privacy and to ensure the security and confidentiality of your personal information. We encourage you to read our privacy statement to understand what types of personally identifiable information we collect and how we use this information.

By continuing to browse our website trayaan.com, you agree to our use of cookies, Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

The terms "trayaan.com", "this website", "we", "us" or "our", which are used throughout this document refer to the website trayaan.com, its owners, the managers and associates. The terms "you", “visitor” or "user" refers to you, the user or the visitor of this website.

Information Collection
Information collected by trayaan.com and how it is used:

  • Personally identifiable information:
    We do not collect personally identifiable information about individuals except when individuals voluntarily provide such information.

    When does trayaan.com collect Personally Identifiable Information? Personally identifiable information are only collected when you voluntarily provide us the same while communicating with us by e-mail, contact or feedback forms, or any other means of messaging or communicating platforms. We also collect your email address when you voluntarily subscribe to our Email Newsletters.

    We only collect the necessary personally identifiable information in order to respond to your messages or requests for our services.

    What does this collected information include? Personally identifiable information includes, but is not limited to, first and last name, physical address, e-mail address, phone number, and any other information that itself identifies or when tied to the above information, may identify you as a specific individual.

    Do we share the Personally Identifiable Information with anyone else? We do not share your personally identifiable information with any third party unless you expressly allow us to do so.

    Do we retain Personally Identifiable Information? We never retain your personally identifiable information unless we require it to respond to your queries or messages you send us through email or through our contact or feedback forms, or in the cases as explained in the Disclosure/Sharing of Information section below.

    If you've opted in to get notified, on any of our contact forms : If you have chosen to, by checking the box on any of our contact or feedback forms, trayaan.com and its service partners may use your personally identifiable information like your e-mail address to inform you of new features, services, products or announcements from trayaan.com and its affiliates. This checkbox remains unchecked by default, unless you yourself opt in to get notified by checking the box. You can opt out of these promotional communications from us anytime by sending us a message, saying, "STOP promotional communications", through our Contact Us form. Just remember to correctly specify the email address you're receiving promotional communications from us, which you wish to discontinue. On receiving your message, we will remove your details, such as name and email address, from our records and you will stop receiving promotional communications from us.

    Please note that if you leave the aforementioned box unchecked in our contact or feedback forms, trayaan.com may still contact you regarding the subject of your message(s) that you sent to us through any of our contact or feedback forms, and we shall use the information you provided, like your email address, only to contact you to respond to your message(s).

    About our E-Mail Newsletters : The email addresses provided by you to receive our E-mail Newsletters will not be shared with anyone else unless you expressly allow us to do so. Other than for the purpose of delivering you the E-mail Newsletters and updates from trayaan.com, the e-mail address you provide for this purpose may only be used to contact you in case there are any changes to the service. We use Google FeedBurner, a third-party service, to provide you our E-Mail Newsletters which notify you on new posts on our website.

    Do we retain e-mail addresses after unsubscribing from newsletters? The email address you provided while subscribing to our E-mail Newsletters will be removed from our records if you choose to unsubscribe from our E-mail Newsletters service. Every Newsletter email you receive from us contain easy unsubscribe links in them. For detailed instructions on how to unsubscribe, please visit our E-mail Newsletter Subscription page. The email addresses of subscribers who haven't confirmed their subscriptions within a month through the verification link provided in the email they receive from us through FeedBurner, will be removed from our records.

  • Automatically Collected Information :
    We automatically collect some information about your device when you visit trayaan.com. For example, we collect session data, operating system, web browser software, referring web site etc. These automatically collected information does not contain any personally identifiable information and it cannot be used to personally identify any individual.

    What information do we collect automatically? We collect information about your online activity, such as content viewed and pages visited on this website via analytics services such as Google Analytics. This automatically collected information includes, but is not limited to, your approximate location (for example, your country and state), your web browser and its version (for example, Chrome or Firefox, with its version), your device category (for example, a desktop computer or mobile device), your device's operating system and its version (For example, Windows, Android or iOS), your internet service provider, the referring website (for example, the website, app, or search engine through which you reached trayaan.com), the session duration (how long you used this website), etc.

    How do we use this automatically collected information and why is it collected? We use automatically collected information to ensure quality of service, generate usage statistics, and to detect and address abuse. We may use the usage statistics generated through this automatically collected information to customise our website for better user experience. We may use this information to understand our users, to know the reach of our website by knowing where our users come from (for example, from which country and state our users come from), to know how our users interact with our website and make our website more user-friendly, to detect and prevent any unnatural or fraudulent use of our website and to ensure safety to our users. We also use this information to try and detect any errors in our Service and to ensure that it is accessible on a wide range of devices, browsers and networks.

    How do we collect this information? trayaan.com, our service partners, third party vendors or services use "cookies" and identifiers to track and analyse your activity on our website for this purpose. Cookies are text files placed in your device through your web browser to store your preferences and to help us automatically collect information.

    What else do you collect through cookies and identifiers? We also use Google Analytics and their Advertising Features to help us better understand our users' demographics and interests so that we can improve user experience and deliver better services by understanding our users. If you wish to opt-out of the Google Analytics Advertising Features, please view the opt-out section below.

    Are these automatically collected information anonymous? The analytic reports generated by these Automatically Collected Information are completely anonymous and do not contain any personally identifiable information. It is not possible for us to identify any individual using these automatically collected information. For example, a user's device may be assigned a unique user I.D, which is a randomly generated number, to track their behaviour on our website, such as, pages visited, links clicked etc., but the analytical reports never contain any information about the users's name or I.P address. We do not track precise location via GPS or any other technologies.

    However, the third-party vendors or services who provide us these analytical services, such as Google Analytics, may record your I.P. address to provide us these services, without revealing your I.P. addresses to us. Other third party services we use, such as Add This for sharing tools and analytics, Google FeedBurner for providing you email newsletters, and Disqus for comments and comment moderation tools, may also automatically collect some information about our users. We also authorise third-party ad technology providers to deliver personalised advertising to the users on our website. For more information about the third-party services we use and what information they collect, why they collect it, and their privacy policies and practices, please visit their privacy policy pages listed in the Third Party Services section below. For their opt-outs, please view the opt-out section below.

    Do we merge automatically collected information with personally identifiable information? We never try to merge automatically collected information with any personally identifiable information of any user, and we never try to identify any individual, unless it is unavoidably required for us to do so in the cases as explained in points number (i), (ii), and (iii) of (and excluding point number (iv) of), the Disclosure/Sharing of Information section below.


Third Party Services
trayaan.com uses third party vendors or external services to provide you with services, functions or features on our behalf including, but not limited to: commenting, sharing, feedback and contact forms. We also authorise third-party vendors to collect information on our behalf, including but not limited to analytics, necessities to operate features of our website, and to facilitate the delivery of online advertising tailored to your interests.

By using trayaan.com, any information submitted by you to these third-party services are subjected to their own respective terms of service and privacy policies and practices.

Their privacy policies, how they use your data, and how to opt out of their data collection for Online Behavioral Advertising, can be found in their respective websites: Addthis privacy policy, Disqus privacy policy, and How Google uses data when you visit our site, which includes their advertising products, analytics tools, and other products used on this website.

We also use, on some pages, if not all, third party widgets like embedded content from social networking sites like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, for example. These are subject to their own terms of service and privacy policies and practices. Also, when you share something using the sharing tools, like the AddThis sharing tools we use to provide you the ability to share our pages to a social networking site of your choice, you may share personal information with those sites, depending on the terms of service, privacy policies and practices of those social networking sites. We encourage you to check the privacy policies and terms of use of any such third party websites or services before providing personal information to them.

Personalised advertising on this website: Personalised advertising (formerly known as interest-based advertising) allows advertisers to target their campaigns according to the user's interests based on the sites they visit or the apps they use, providing an improved experience for users and advertisers alike. Ad technology providers (including Google and other ad networks and vendors), may collect, receive, and use personal data for the purposes of ads personalisation and measurement.

Ads for European Economic Area (EEA) users: Currently, only non-personalised ads are shown to users in the European Economic Area (EEA). The EEA includes the European Union member states and Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway. Although these ads don’t use cookies for ads personalisation, they do use cookies to allow for frequency capping, aggregated ad reporting, and to combat fraud and abuse.

To opt-out of all the Advertising Features and online behavioral advertising (or interest based advertising, personalised advertising, or any other terms used by different services which collect and use data to serve online advertising) please view the opt-out section below.

Opt-Outs
  • To opt out of personalised advertising by Google ads, you can visit Ads Settings.
  • To opt-out of the Google Analytics and their Advertising Features, you can visit their currently available opt-outs for the web.
  • To opt-out of data collection by AddThis for Online Behavioral Advertising, visit their Advertising Opt-out page.
  • To opt-out of targeted advertising (also called interest based advertising) by Disqus, visit their Opt Out Page.
  • Alternatively, to opt out of a third-party vendor's use of cookies for personalised advertising, you can visit any of these Opt out services :
  • Browser Opt outs : Many browsers, for example, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, allow you to block third-party cookies. You can also clear any existing cookies from within your browser. You can also choose to use the Incognito Modes in those browsers. For more information, refer to the Help sections in your browsers. However, certain aspects of this site may not function properly if you choose to block cookies.

External Websites
trayaan.com contains links to external websites or third-party websites, which are not owned or controlled by trayaan.com. By clicking on advertisements or other hyperlinks on this website, you may leave our Service and send information to a different website or application. Those external websites do not operate under this Privacy Policy. We recommend that you examine the privacy statements posted on those external websites or third-party websites to understand their procedures for collecting, using, and disclosing personal information. trayaan.com is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. To determine whether a link leads to an external website, on your web browser, you can hover over that link, which displays the URL of that hyperlink in a tooltip. On a mobile device or a mobile browser, for example, in Google Chrome or Firefox on Android OS, pressing and holding on the link for a while will display the URL of that link with additional options such as Open in new tab, etc. For other mobile devices and browsers, look in your device or browser's help sections to know how to use this feature.

Disclosure/Sharing of Information
trayaan.com may disclose or share personally identifiable information to any third party without obtaining the prior consent of the User in the following limited circumstances: (i)To conform to the edicts of the law, or if required to do so 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; for complying with the applicable laws and regulations. (ii) When we believe (in our sole discretion) it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding potentially illegal activities; to combat and prevent spam; to protect and defend the rights, property, or safety of trayaan.com, our site owners, users, visitors, customers, or others; and in connection with our Terms of Service and other agreements, (iii) Act under immediate circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of trayaan.com, the site, its owners, or the public, and (iv) In connection with a corporate transaction, such as a divestiture, merger, consolidation, acquisition by another company or a group of individuals, or sale of all or part of our assets.

Changes to this Privacy Policy
trayaan.com may update this Privacy Policy in the future. We will notify our registered members about material changes to this Privacy Policy by either sending a notice to the e-mail address provided to us or by placing a prominent notice on our Web site.

Notify Us
If you believe that we have not adhered to these principles, or have questions, complaints or comments about this privacy policy, please notify us through our Contact us page.