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Privacy Policy

Last Updated on: 26 May, 2018

Thank you for visiting respects your privacy, and is committed to your right to privacy and to ensure the security and confidentiality of the 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.

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Information Collection:
Information collected by and how it is used:

  • Personally identifiable information:
    We do not collect personally identifiable information about individuals except when individuals voluntarily provide such 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 only collect the necessary personally identifiable information in order to respond to your messages or requests for our services.

    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.

    We do not share your personally identifiable information with any third party unless you expressly allow us to do so. We never retain your personally identifiable information unless we require it to respond to your queries or messages, or in the cases as explained in the Disclosure/Sharing of Information section below.

    If you have chosen to, by checking the box on any of our contact or feedback forms, 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 and its affiliates. This checkbox remains unchecked by default, unless you yourself opt to get notified by checking the box.

    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, 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.

  • Automatically Collected Information (Non-Personally Identifiable Information):
    We automatically collect some information about your device when you visit For example, we collect session data, operating system, web browser software, referring web site etc.

    We collect information about your online activity, such as content viewed and pages visited on this website via analytics services such as Google Analytics.

    We use automatically collected information to ensure quality of service, generate usage statistics, and to detect and address abuse. We use the usage statistics generated through this automatically collected information to customise our website for better user experience. and third party vendors or external services use "cookies" and identifiers to track and analyze your activity on our website for this purpose. 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.

    The analytic reports generated by these Automatically Collected Information are completely anonymous and do not contain any personally identifiable information.

    These automatically collected information are never used to identify users and are never merged with any personally identifiable information of any individual. If you wish to opt-out of the Google Analytics Advertising Features, please view the opt-out section below.

Third Party Services: 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 authorize 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. 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. does not have any control over the privacy practices of these third party vendors or external service providers, and the information submitted by you through them or by using their apps/features/products, or collectively, 'their services', are subjected to their own respective terms of service and privacy policies.

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.

  • 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: contains links to external websites. Those external Web sites do not operate under this Privacy Policy. We recommend that you examine the privacy statements posted on those other external web sites to understand their procedures for collecting, using, and disclosing personal information. is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Disclosure/Sharing of Information: 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 it is necessary to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal or suspected illegal activities; to protect and defend the rights, property, or safety of, 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, the site, its owners, or the public, and (iv) In connection with a corporate transaction, such as a divestiture, merger, consolidation, or asset sale, or in the unlikely event of bankruptcy.

Changes to this Privacy Policy: 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.

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