1. Preamble and Definitions
1.1. This site is owned, managed and operated by VoteNow Infotech Private
Limited. (hereinafter referred to as “Company”, “We”, “Us”, “Our”) having its registered office at B3002, Avalon Building, Next to Heritage Garden, Hiranandani Powai, Mumbai 400076. At www.VoteNow.in (hereinafter referred to as “Website”) and VoteNow (hereinafter referred to as “Application”), We want to make the experience online satisfying and safe. We respect the privacy of each and every person and are committed to protecting the personal information of Our Users.
2.Acceptance of Terms
3. What is Collected
3.1. The registration process requires information including but not limited to the
User’s Name, Age, Sex, Location, Photograph and Mobile Number. Users can upload a photograph and other information at their discretion. This is subject to change at Our discretion as We may require You to provide Us with further information that We deem necessary in order to provide improved and efficient services. This process will allow the User to manage his/her profile and/or account and use all the services provided by the Website/Application.
Online access to the User’s profile is protected with a password which the User selects. We strongly recommend that You do not disclose Your password to anyone. The User will be solely responsible for all activities that occur under the User’s profile.
3.2. The Website/Application shall access the User’s information stored on a social networking site if the User creates a VoteNow account using login details of that social networking site and grants permission to the Website/Application to do so. The User can publish or share any content generated by them on the Website/Application through their social networking site. The Website/Application shall not be liable for any breach in the policies of any other websites or applications due to such publishing or sharing of content by the User.
3.3. The Website/Application will collect and store User’s location data (from GPS, beacons or similar technology) as generated through the use of the Website/Application. These data is collected to increase the efficiency of Poll
1/ Voting process. The users have the option to not disclose these data.
4. Use of Information
4.1. The Website/Application uses any information voluntarily given by the Users to enhance their experience, to provide interactive elements on the Website/Application or to better prepare future content based on the
interests of the Users.
4.2. The Website/Application will not make use of the User’s social networking information, except to enhance their experience, enhance the poll process and objective, to provide interactive elements on the Website/Application or to better prepare future content based on the interests of the Users.
4.3. Location data collected by the Website/Application may be used, in anonymized aggregated form, to improve the services provided by the Website/Application. Features such as Geo-tagging and Geo-fencing shall be used in certain polls to increase the efficiency of the Poll.
4.4. By agreeing to caste votes, upload content, share opinions and views, the User is consciously agreeing that the information will be shared with public.
4.5. Most of Polls will be created by third parties who have no link with VoteNow. These third parties gets full right over the information provided by You and they are at their sole discretion may use the data in any manner as they like. By participating in polls created by such third party You have agreed to share all such information with them and consciously allowed them to use the information as they deem fit.
5. Sharing of Information
Note: This list of usage and sharing of information is NOT EXCLUSIVE, but includes the possible areas of the same. We reserve all rights to extend this list as and when required.
5.1. For services: The Website/Application shall use the User’s information to tailor the services provided by the Website/Application to suit the User’s needs. We may also share such information with Our employees, associates or any third party who is involved in the process of providing said services.
5.2. In the event that the User has chosen to use third party websites or applications such as Facebook, Google, Linkedin etc. as a medium of access, certain information may be disclosed to such third party websites or applications to ensure that the Website/Application is fully functional. This information will only be disclosed upon the written consent of the User.
5.3. The Website/Application will not disclose any information about any individual User to any third party except as described in clauses 5.1 and 5.2. Individual non-anonymised location data will never be shared with any third party, except as provided in clause 5.4. In any Poll where geo tagging is applicable, location data would be shared with the Poll creator. When the User is consciously agreeing to caste votes in such polls, Users will be agreeing to share their geographical information.
5.4. As Required By Law: We will share User information when required to do so by laws, regulations, rules, bye-laws or any statute of India and in particular, the State of Maharashtra, to protect property and rights of the Company or a third party, to protect the safety of the public or any person, or to prevent or stop any activity We may consider to be, or to pose a risk of being, illegal, unethical, inappropriate or legally actionable.
The Website/Application will use the mobile number/email address specified by the User when they create an account to send all correspondence related to the services offered on the Website/Application. We will not share Your personal information and email address with any third party for use in any unsolicited communication.
7. Child Supervision
This Website/Application is intended for persons who are above the age of 13 years. If a parent or guardian becomes aware that his or her child has provided Us with personal information without their consent, he or she should contact Us as per clause 18. If We become aware that a child under 13 years is accessing Our Website/Application, We will disable such account and delete all data associated with said account.
8. Disclaimer and Exclusion of Warranties
8.1. NO DATA TRANSMISSION OVER THE INTERNET CAN BE GUARANTEED
TO BE 100 % SECURE. WHILE WE STRIVE TO PROTECT THE USER’S
PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, USE OR DISCLOSURE, WE CANNOT ENSURE OR WARRANT THE SECURITY OF ANY INFORMATION THE USER TRANSMITS ON THE WEBSITE/APPLICATION.
8.2. ANY INFORMATION CONTAINED IN THIS WEBSITE/APPLICATION IS FOR GENERAL INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY. THE INFORMATION IS PROVIDED BY EMPLOYEES/AGENTS/CONTRACTORS OF THE WEBSITE/APPLICATION AND WHILE WE ENDEAVOUR TO KEEP THE INFORMATION UP TO DATE AND CORRECT, WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ABOUT THE COMPLETENESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, SUITABILITY OR AVAILABILITY WITH RESPECT TO THE WEBSITE OR THE INFORMATION, SERVICES, OR RELATED GRAPHICS CONTAINED ON THE WEBSITE/APPLICATION FOR ANY PURPOSE. ANY RELIANCE THE USER PLACES ON SUCH INFORMATION IS THEREFORE STRICTLY
AT THE USER’S OWN RISK.
8.3. IN NO EVENT WILL WE BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL LOSS OR DAMAGE, OR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE WHATSOEVER ARISING FROM LOSS OF DATA OR PROFITS ARISING OUT OF, OR IN CONNECTION WITH, THE USE OF THIS WEBSITE/APPLICATION.
8.4. ANY MATERIAL DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICES IS DONE AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THE WEBSITE/APPLICATION WILL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO USER, COMPUTER SYSTEM OR OTHER DEVICE OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF ANY SUCH MATERIAL.
8.5. REASONABLE EFFORT IS MADE TO KEEP THE WEBSITE/APPLICATION UP AND RUNNING SMOOTHLY. HOWEVER, WE TAKE NO RESPONSIBILITY FOR, AND WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR, THE
WEBSITE/APPLICATION BEING TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE DUE TO TECHNICAL ISSUES BEYOND OUR CONTROL.
8.6. WHILE REASONABLE CARE IS TAKEN TO ENSURE SECURITY AND SAFETY OF THE USER’S INFORMATION, GIVEN THE NATURE OF INTERNET MEDIUM AND ITS INHERENT VULNERABILITIES, WE DO NOT GUARANTEE ABSOLUTE AND COMPLETE SECURITY.
9. Information Security
9.2. The Website/Application is operated via secure data networks protected by standard firewall and password protection systems.
9.3. The Website/Application does not sell or rent out the User’s personal information to third parties.
9.4. Our security and privacy policies are periodically reviewed and enhanced as necessary and only authorized individuals have access to the information provided by Our customers.
10. Rights of User
10.1. We value the User’s privacy and will reasonably endeavor to protect all User information. The Website/Application keeps a record of the activities of each User in order to give the User complete and comprehensive care.
10.2. The Users have the right to amend and modify any information provided by them, which the Website/Application maintains.
11. Cookies, Pixels and Similar Technologies
12. Publicly Available Information
Information relating to the User profile, Polls/Votes/Poll results, and activities of the User on the Website/Application that is made publicly available by the User will be visible to any other third party while accessing the Website/Application. Such information is searchable through public search engines and will be visible to all third parties.
13. Log Data
Our servers automatically record information (“Log Data”) created by Your use of Our Website/Application. Log Data may include information such as Your IP address, browser type, operating system, the referring web page, pages visited, location, Your mobile carrier, device and application IDs, search terms, and cookie information. We receive Log Data whenever You interact with Our Website/Application. We use the Log Data to monitor and analyze use of Our Website for technical administration in order to measure, customize, and improve Our services for the Users.
We recommend Users not to disclose any sensitive information on the Website/Application. We shall make Our best endeavors to keep Our Website/Application safe and secure to avoid any phishing scams. We do not and will not, at any time, request Your credit card information, Your login password, national identification number or any other personal information except as is required during the registration process, verification process or payment process. You have a responsibility to report any phishing links appearing on the Website/Application by contacting Us as per clause 18.
15. Changes and Modifications
16. Survival of Policy
In the event of a deactivation of use of the Website/Application by the User, this entire Agreement will continue to remain in force with regard to the User’s proprietary information at all times.
17. General Terms
17.1. The terms and conditions as recorded in the Terms of Service shall be deemed to be a part hereof and incorporated herein by reference and shall be wholly and mutually accepted by the User.
18. Contact Us
The Users can use the “Contact Us” section on the Website/Application or email Us at contact@VoteNow.in for any help, questions and concerns in the use of or technical problems occurring in the Website/Application.