Stock Book does not intentionally or knowingly target adverting to, or collects information from children under the age of 18 years.
As we update, improve and expand the Services, this policy may change, so you are advised to refer it periodically. By accessing the Company website or this Application (STOCKBOOK App) or otherwise using any of its Services / data / information, you consent to collection, storage, and use of the personal information you provide (including any changes thereto as provided by you) for any of the services that we offer.
The Company respects the privacy of the users of the application and / or Services and is committed to reasonably protect. The information about the user as collected by the Company is:
(a) information supplied by users,
(b) information automatically tracked while navigation and
(c) information collected from any other source
1. INFORMATION RECEIVED, COLLECTED AND STORED BY THE COMPANY
A. INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY USERS
When you register as a user on the website, Application and for the Service, we may ask you to provide certain optional and / or certain mandatory basic Information such as your name, sex, age, address, pin code, contact number, occupation, interests and email address etc. On duly filling up the online registration form by the user, Stock Book will establish an account for the User. One Time Password (OTP) will be generated on the registered mobile number of the user. The user will have to enter the said OTP on the Stock Book verification screen to activate the account. Any paid services by the Stock Book application is made available to registered users only.
Subscription or paid service data:
When you chose any subscription or paid service, we and / or our payment gateway provider may collect your purchase, address and / or billing information, including your credit card number and expiration date etc. However when you order using an in-app purchase option, same are handled by such platform providers. Certain subscriptions or paid Services may be on auto renewal mode unless cancelled. If at any point you do not wish to auto-renew your subscription, you may cancel your subscription before the end of the subscription term.
B. INFORMATION AUTOMATICALLY COLLECTED/ TRACKED WHILE NAVIGATION
The information may include, but is not limited to:
- Hardware and / or software information (location, IP address, OS & browser type, type of device along with its device id, bandwidth available, etc.)
- Analytics information (time spent on site, details of pages and / or ads viewed, referring web page, browsing information, etc.)
- Information collected through HTML cookies, web beacons, and similar electronic tools and / or technologies.
To improve the responsiveness of the -”Application” for our users, we 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. Our advertisers may also assign their own cookies to your browser (if you click on their ads), a process that we do not control. We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us via website, Application or Service through your computer/laptop/netbook or mobile / tablet / pad / handheld device / etc.
Log File Information
We automatically collect limited information about your computer’s connection to the Internet, mobile number, including your IP address, when you visit our site, application or service. Your IP address is a number that lets computers attached to the Internet know where to send you data — such as the pages you view, no. of times you view, etc. We automatically receive and log information from your browser, including your IP address, your computer’s name, your operating system, browser type and version, CPU speed, and connection speed. We may also collect log information from your device, including your geographic location, IP address, your device’s name, device’s serial number or unique identification number (e.g.. UDiD on your iOS device), your device operating system, browser type and version, CPU speed, and connection speed, etc.
We may use “clear GIFs” (Web Beacons) to track the online usage patterns of our users in an anonymous manner, without personally identifying the user. We may also use clear GIFs in HTML-based emails sent to our users to track which emails are opened by recipients. We use this information to inter-alia deliver our web pages to you 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 / connect.
Information from other Sources:
We may receive information about you from other sources, add it to our account information and treat it in accordance with this policy. If you provide information to the platform provider or other partner, whom we provide services, your account information and order information may be passed on to us. We may obtain updated contact information from third parties in order to correct our records and fulfil the Services or to communicate with you.
Demographic and purchase information:
We may reference other sources of demographic and other information in order to provide you with more targeted communications and promotions.
2. LINKS TO THIRD PARTY SITES / AD-SERVERS
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 you visit our websites or Applications. These companies may use information about your visits to this and other websites or application or service, in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you.
We do not provide any personally identifiable information to third party websites / advertisers / ad-servers without your consent.
3. INFORMATION USE BY THE COMPANY
The Information as supplied by the users enables us to improve the Services and provide you the most user-friendly experience. In some cases/provision of certain service(s) or utility(ies), we may require your contact address as well. All required information is service dependent and the Company may use the user Information to, maintain, protect, and improve the Services (including advertising on the -”Application”) and for developing new services. We may also use your email address or other personally identifiable information to send commercial or marketing messages without your consent [with an option to subscribe / unsubscribe (where feasible)]. We may, however, use your contact number and / or 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 you 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 you choose to decline to submit personally identifiable information on the Application, we may not be able to provide certain services on the Application to you. We will make reasonable efforts to notify you of the same at the time of opening your account / registering with Stock Book. In any case, we will not be liable and or responsible for the denial of certain services to you that may include denial to register with Stock Book for lack of the necessary personal information.
When you register with the Application or Services, we contact you from time to time about updating of your personal information to provide the users such features that we believe may benefit / interest you.
4. INFORMATION SHARING
The Company shares User 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.
b) The Company proposes to share such information within its group companies and officers and employees of such group companies for the
c) The Company 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 Company 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.
5. ACCESSING AND UPDATING PERSONAL INFORMATION
When you use the Application, Services, or our Site (or any of its sub sites), we make good faith efforts to provide you, as and when requested by you, with access to your personal information and shall further ensure that any personal information or sensitive personal data or information found to be inaccurate or deficient shall be corrected or amended as feasible, subject to any requirement for such personal information or sensitive personal data or information to be retained by law or for legitimate business purposes. We ask individual users to identify themselves and the information requested to be accessed, corrected or removed before processing such requests, and we may decline to process requests that are unreasonably repetitive or systematic, require disproportionate technical effort, jeopardize the privacy of others, or would be extremely impractical (for instance, requests concerning information residing on backup tapes), or for which access is not otherwise required. In any case, where we provide information access and correction, we perform this service free of charge, except if doing so would require a disproportionate effort. Because of the way we maintain certain services, after you delete your information, residual copies may take a period of time before they are deleted from our active servers and may remain in our backup systems.
6. INFORMATION SECURITY
We 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 is securely stored within the Company 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 you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us (or from us to you) over the Internet. And, of course, any information you include in a posting to the discussion areas is available to anyone with Internet access.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit or use our website, application or services. These companies may use information about your visits or use to particular website, mobile application or services, in order to provide advertisements about goods and services that may be of interest to you.
7. UPDATES / CHANGES
8. QUESTIONS / GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL
Any complaints, abuse or concerns with regards to content and or comment or breach of these terms shall be immediately informed through email:
We request you to please provide the following information in your complaint:-
a) Related necessary proofs/ supporting should be provided with respect to the query/ disputed transaction
b) Your address, telephone number, e-mail address or any other details for identification of the user;
c) A statement that you have a good-faith belief that the information has been processed incorrectly or disclosed without authorization, as the case may be;
d) A statement, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notice is accurate, and that the information being complained about belongs to you;
The company shall not be responsible for any communication, if addressed, to any non-designated person in this regard.