Last updated on: 8th July, 2016
is committed to protecting the privacy of the users ("you" /
The terms of the Policy provided herein govern your use of any and all of the Applications and the information accessible on or from these Applications. The Policy also lays down how RIL may collect, use and share any information you provide.
RIL reserves the right, at its discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions of this Policy at any time. RIL recommends that you review this Policy periodically to ensure that you are aware of the current privacy practices.
This Policy shall be construed as provided in compliance with Information Technology Act, 2000 as amended and read with the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011.
- Collection of Information
- RIL may collect the
following two types of information:
Information" which shall mean information
which could reasonably be used to identify you personally, such as your
name, email address, registration account details, physical address or
other relevant personal details; and demographic information, such as
gender, pin code or similar information. For the purpose of this policy,
sensitive personal data or information has been considered as a part of
Personal Information, which may include information such as password,
financial information (details of bank account, credit card, debit card,
or other payment instrument details).
Information" which shall mean information
that does not identify you or any other individual, and includes
session, web beacons and usage data, log data and aggregate information.
We use this information to inter-alia deliver our web pages to you upon
request, to tailor our Application/website to the interests of our
users, to measure traffic within our Application/website, to improve the
Application/website quality, functionality and interactivity and let
advertisers know the geographic locations from where our visitors come.
- RIL may install
cookies or other similar data collection software in your computer
system/device for such purpose and you hereby consent to the same. We
may use "cookies", beacons 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 you voluntarily identify
yourself (through registration, for example), we will have no way of
knowing who you are, even if we assign a cookie to your computer. The
only personal information a cookie can contain is information you
supply. A cookie cannot read data off your hard drive. Our advertisers
may also assign their own cookies to your browser (if you click on their
ads), a process that we do not control.
- You represent that the
information or data you provide from time to time is and shall be
correct, current and updated and you have all the rights, permissions and
consents to provide such information or data. Your providing the information or data and Reliance Jio’s consequent storage, collection, usage, transfer, access or processing of the same shall not be in violation of any third party agreement, laws, judgments, orders or decrees.
- Use of Information
- You may need to provide
RIL with your Personal Information while registering yourself on
any of the Applications. The information so provided by you to Reliance
Jio or otherwise captured by RIL may be used for a number of
purposes connected with RIL business operations which may
include the following:
- Processing orders or applications;
- Provisioning of services,
testing or improvement of services, recommending various products or
services including those of third parties;
- Dealing with requests,
enquiries and complaints, customer services and related activities;
- Marketing products and
services of RIL and its analysis;
- Responding to your queries
and fulfilling your requests for information regarding the Applications;
- Notifying you of any new
offers or services of RIL and sending you important information
regarding the Applications, changes to any of Reliance Jio’s policies and/or other administrative information;
- Keeping you informed about
the latest content available on the Applications and special offers with
respect to the same;
- Sending you surveys and
marketing communications that RIL believes may be of interest
- Conducting internal reviews
and data analysis for the Applications;
- Personalizing your experience
while using the Applications by presenting advertising, products and
offers tailored to you;
- If you wish to subscribe to any content package or
service offered by RIL through the Applications, for completing
your purchase. (For example, to have your payments processed,
communicate with you regarding your purchase and provide you with
related customer service);
- Improving the services,
content and advertising on the Applications;
- Protecting the integrity of
the Applications; and
- Responding to judicial
process and provide information to law enforcement agencies or in
connection with an investigation on matters related to public safety, as
permitted by law.
- Your Personal Information will
be kept confidential to the maximum possible extent and will be used to
support your relationship with RIL, to notify you of any updated
information and new activities and other related functions offered by
RIL. 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. Further, any comments, messages, blogs,
scribbles etc. posted/uploaded/conveyed/communicated by users on the
public sections of the Application becomes published content and is not
considered personally identifiable information subject to this Policy.
- RIL may use Personal
Information to verify whether you are entitled to access and use the
Applications and the products and services made available through the Applications.
This Personal Information may also be used to enable RIL to
enhance your experience of the Applications.
- Further, with respect to
Non-Personal Information automatically collected and stored in files,
RIL uses this information to understand and analyze trends, to administer the Applications, to learn about user behavior on the Applications, and to gather demographic information about the user base as a whole. RIL may use this information in its marketing and advertising services. Reliance Jio may also use such information to measure traffic patterns on the Applications. As Non-Personal Information does not personally identify you, RIL may use and disclose Non-Personal Information for any purpose.
- RIL does not sell or
rent Personal Information. Personal Information may be disclosed under
the following circumstances:
- RIL may disclose
your Personal Information to its affiliates, group companies,
consultants, vendors and contractors who provide various services
including, contact information verification, payment processing,
customer service, website hosting, data analysis, infrastructure
provision, IT services, and other similar services, under
confidentiality restrictions, in order to enable such vendor and service
providers to provide the services subscribed to by you;
- RIL may provide your
information or data to its partners, associates, advertisers, service
providers or other third parties to provide, advertise or market their
legitimate products and/or services which may be of your interest. You
will have the choice to 'opt out' of such marketing or promotional
communications at your will; and
- As necessary or appropriate:
(a) in any manner permitted under applicable law, including laws outside
your country of residence; (b) to comply with legal process whether
local or foreign; (c) to respond to requests from public and government
authorities, including public and government authorities outside your
country of residence; (d) to enforce Reliance Jio’s terms and conditions; (e) to protect Reliance Jio’s rights, privacy, safety or property, and/or that of Reliance Jio’s affiliates, you or others; and (f) to allow RIL to pursue available remedies or limit the damages that RIL may sustain.
- We may disclose to third
party services certain personally identifiable information listed below:
- Information you provide us such as name, email, mobile phone
- Information we collect as you access and use our service, including
device information, location and network carrier.
- This information is shared
with third party service providers so that we can:
- Personalize the app for you.
- Perform behavioral analytics.
- Your consent being part of the
terms and conditions through which RIL provide you with a
service. your consent to collecting Personal and Non-Personal Information may be implicit or implied or through course of conduct.
- Application may present
display advertising and may collect data about traffic via Open X and/or
Google Analytics, Demographics and Interest Reporting.
- Information Security and
- RIL uses reasonable
security measures, at the minimum those mandated under the Information
Technology Act, 2000 as amended and read with Information Technology
(Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data
or Information) Rules, 2011, to safeguard and protect your data and
information. RIL implements such measures, as stated above, to
protect against unauthorized access to, and unlawful interception of,
Personal Information. You accept the inherent security implications of
providing information over Internet/ cellular/data networks and will not
hold RIL responsible for any breach of security or the disclosure
of Personal Information unless RIL has been grossly and wilfully
- Your information or data will
primarily be stored in electronic form. However, certain data can also be
stored in physical form. RIL may store, collect, process and use
your data in countries other than the Republic of India but under full
compliance with applicable laws. RIL may enter into agreement
with third parties (in or outside of India) to store your information or
data. These third parties may have their own security standards to
safeguard your information or data and RIL will on commercial
reasonable basis require such third parties to adopt reasonable security
standards to safeguard your information / data.
- Notwithstanding anything contained
in this Policy or elsewhere, RIL shall not be held responsible
for any loss, damage or misuse of your Personal Information, if such
loss, damage or misuse is attributable to a Force Majeure Event. A "Force Majeure
Event" shall mean any event that is beyond the reasonable control of RIL and shall include, without limitation, sabotage, fire, flood, explosion, acts of God, civil commotion, strikes or industrial action of any kind, riots, insurrection, war, acts of government, computer hacking, unauthorized access to computer data and storage device, computer crashes, breach of security and encryption, etc.
- Third Party Websites,
Applications and Services
- Access, Correction and Deletion
RIL provides you with all information that RIL maintains
about you such as the transaction and contact information upon proper
verification. This may be provided to you on request, in case you
experience any doubts. You may request access and/or correct the
information RIL has collected from you by contacting RIL
at email@example.com . If you wish to have the information or data that you have provided to RIL deleted, you can always do so by sending a request to us on the e-mail id. You may note that correction or deletion of certain information or data may lead to cancellation of your registration with the Application(s) or your access to certain features of the Application(s). You also agree and acknowledge that certain data or information cannot be corrected or deleted or prohibited to be deleted as required under any applicable law, law enforcement requests or under any judicial proceedings.
If you have
questions or concerns about this Policy, please contact RIL at firstname.lastname@example.org
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