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Privacy Policy

Last updated: February 18, 2020

1. Introduction

Thank you for visiting awesome quotes, a site designed to inform, inspire, educate and entertain users all around the globe. The website and the corresponding mobile website operated by us that link to this Privacy Policy (collectively, the "Site") are created by awesome quotes, Inc ("awesome quotes," "we," or "us"). This Privacy Policy explains how we collect and process your information through the Site.

We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy frequently, as it may change from time to time.

2. Controllers of Personal Data

awesome quotes, Inc., of Navpada, Vile Parle East, Vile Parle, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400057, is the data controller of the personal data processed through the Site.

3. Cross-border Transfers of Personal Data

The Site is primarily operated from and hosted on servers located in india. If you access and use the Site from a location outside of india, any personal data you provide to us or that is otherwise collected may be transferred to and processed in india or any other jurisdiction in our sole discretion. Users of the Site should be aware that the laws that apply to the use and protection of personal data in india or other countries or jurisdictions to which we transfer or in which we process personal data may differ from those of your country of residence. Accordingly, the level of safeguards and legal protections provided in india and other countries outside of the india from which you may access our Site may not be as stringent as that under the india or the privacy laws of some other countries, possibly including your own jurisdiction. Those who access or use the Site from jurisdictions outside of india do so at their own choice and risk and are solely responsible for compliance with local law.

4. Information We Collect

We collect the following types of information:

  • Information you provide to us when you sign up for and use a membership account. When you sign up for and use a membership account, we receive and store your email address and hashed password, the quotation collection names you create in your account (which are encrypted in our database and not shown publicly or shared with other users), and the quotes that you select to save to those collections or mark as favorites. We receive and store your confirmation that you are over the age of 16 when you create your account. We also receive and store your requests for password resets and the date of those requests, your requests to change your email address associated with your account, and the history these requests and our responses to you. We also collect and store failed account login requests.

  • Information relating to our email communications with you. We store certain information about our email communications with you. For example, if you sign up for an account and we cannot successfully deliver email messages to the email address you provide to us in the account registration process, we log that email address so that we can stop sending messages to that invalid email address. We also collect and store email status data, including whether emails that we send to you are successfully delivered when you sign up for an account, when you change the email address associated with your account, or when you email us about forgotten passwords.

  • Information you provide to us when you send us requests, suggestions, corrections, or questions via email. We receive and store those communications and the email addresses you used to send those emails to us, as well as our responses to you.

  • Information from third-party sources. We may receive information about you from our third-party service providers who help us to provide the Site. For example, one of our third-party service providers does country detection based on your IP address and sends us an http header with the country code corresponding to the country or jurisdiction detected.

  • Automatically collected information. When you use our Site, click on links within our emails to confirm your account or to change a password, or otherwise engage with us through a computer or mobile device, we and our third-party partners automatically receive, store, and analyze certain types of information about how you access and use the Site.

    Like many websites, we use cookies, location-identifying technologies, and similar technologies (collectively, "tracking technologies"). Examples of information that is automatically collected include the location of your device or computer; information about your computer, devices and Internet connection; the Internet Protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer or device to the internet; your browser type; your operating system; account log-in history; email history; Unique Device Identifier (e.g., Unique Device Identifier (UDID) or International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI)); mobile device MAC or IP address.

5. Location Data

As noted above, we may request access to or otherwise receive information about your general device location based on your IP address when you access the Site. We use this location data to determine which version of the Site to show you, and to help identify and log potential malicious use of our Site.

6. Purposes and Lawful Bases of Processing

The purposes for which we use your information and the lawful bases for our processing include:

Purpose of Processing Lawful Basis for Processing
Consent
Register and administer your membership in our Site If you have an account with us, we have your consent to process your personal data for a specific purpose. Your consent may be revoked at any time.
Respond to your inquiries We have your consent to process your personal data for a specific purpose. Your consent may be revoked at any time.
Legitimate Interests
Provide the Site and its functionalities to you Processing is necessary for our legitimate interests and cannot be reasonably achieved by other, less intrusive means.
Help administer the Site and the servers that provide the Site Processing is necessary for our legitimate interests and cannot be reasonably achieved by other, less intrusive means.
Generate statistical information Processing is necessary for our legitimate interests and cannot be reasonably achieved by other, less intrusive means.
Monitor and analyze Site traffic and usage patterns Processing is necessary for our legitimate interests and cannot be reasonably achieved by other, less intrusive means.
Provide Site security Processing is necessary for our legitimate interests and cannot be reasonably achieved by other, less intrusive means.
Improve the Site's content and content delivery, including any online content, materials, and services that we describe or make available on the Site Processing is necessary for our legitimate interests and cannot be reasonably achieved by other, less intrusive means.
Provide customer service and support Processing is necessary for our legitimate interests and cannot be reasonably achieved by other, less intrusive means.
Verify communications from you Processing is necessary for our legitimate interests and cannot be reasonably achieved by other, less intrusive means.
Disclose information to third parties in order to:
  • establish, defend or exercise our legal rights;
  • protect or defend the Site, users, or our subsidiaries and affiliates, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, attorneys, agents, contractors, licensors, and partners, in connection with any actual or alleged legal action, claim or dispute;
  • respond to claims that any posting or other content of our Site violates the rights of third parties;
  • in an emergency, to protect the health and safety of our Site's users or the general public; or
  • to third-party service providers to provide technical functionality on our behalf.
Processing is necessary for our legitimate interests and cannot be reasonably achieved by other, less intrusive means.
Business Transfers Processing is necessary for our legitimate interests and cannot be reasonably achieved by other, less intrusive means.
Enforce our Terms of Service and contracts with third parties Processing is necessary for our legitimate interests and cannot be reasonably achieved by other, less intrusive means.
Prevent fraud and other prohibited or illegal activities or to otherwise comply with applicable laws and regulations Processing is necessary for our legitimate interests and cannot be reasonably achieved by other, less intrusive means.
Compliance with Legal Obligations
Disclose information to third parties in order to:
  • comply with a court order, search warrant, subpoena, or other legal process;
  • to comply with legal, regulatory or administrative requirements of any governmental authorities; or
  • otherwise fulfill a government or law enforcement request for information.
Processing is necessary to comply with a legal obligation.
7. Disclosure of Your Information

We share your information only as described below.

  • Third-Party Service Providers. We use other companies to perform technical functions on our behalf. Examples include transmitting and storing information, sending email, and analyzing data. These third-party service providers have access to personal data needed to perform their functions, but may not use that information for other purposes.

    We may share information with certain third-party service providers (e.g., our web hosting provider whose server logs collect information described above) in order to provide the Site to you. We and our third-party service providers may also produce reports on Site traffic, usage patterns, and similar data.

  • Legal Process, Requirements, and Rights Protection. We may disclose any information about or relating to you, including personal data to third-parties if we reasonably believe that such action is appropriate to:
    • comply with a court order, search warrant, subpoena, or other legal process;
    • comply with legal, regulatory or administrative requirements of any governmental authorities;
    • otherwise fulfill a government or law enforcement request for information;
    • establish, defend or exercise our legal rights;
    • protect or defend the Site, users, or our subsidiaries and affiliates, and all of their respective officers, directors, employees, attorneys, agents, contractors, licensors, and partners, in connection with any actual or alleged legal action, claim or dispute;
    • respond to claims that any posting or other content of our Site violates the rights of third parties;
    • protect the health and safety of our Site's users or the general public; or enforce compliance with our Terms of Service or other contractual obligations.

  • Business Transfers. If all or part of our company is sold, merged, or otherwise transferred to another entity, personal data is one of the assets that may be transferred to such entity as part of that transaction. Such information would remain subject to this Privacy Policy, unless you consent otherwise.

  • Other than as described above, you will receive notice when personal data about you might be shared with third parties and we will seek your consent before sharing your personal data with those third parties.

  • In case of sharing as described above, when personal data is transferred to countries outside of the india, it will be treated as per this Privacy Policy and other applicable data protection laws.

8. Your Choices
  • You can choose not to provide certain information to us, such as your email address or password. However, you may not be able to use certain functionalities of the Site (such as registering an account, creating quotation collections, or saving quotes to those collections or marking quotes as favorites).

  • If you have an account, you can send us a request by email to change your password or update the email address associated with your account.

  • If you no longer wish to have any information collected by our mobile application, you may uninstall the application by using the uninstall process available on your mobile device. We encourage to you to visit your device's help menu to learn about your options to limit tracking when using your device. For some information on controlling your mobile choices, visit Network Advertising Initiative's Mobile Choices.

  • If you communicate with us via email, we will respond to you via email. We do not send you email marketing communications.

  • When you consent to our processing of your personal data for a specified purpose, you may withdraw your consent at any time and we will stop further processing your personal data for that purpose.

  • Subject to applicable law, you have the right to request access to, correct, and delete your personal data. You may also have the right to receive a copy of your personal data in a commonly used and machine-readable format, and to transmit such data to another controller. You also may object to processing of your personal data, or ask that we restrict the processing of your personal data in certain instances. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please {contactUsEmail|email|linkName=contact us via email|subject=Privacy}. If you delete or limit the use of your personal data, or if you transmit your personal data to another controller, you may not be able to use all of the Site's functionalities.

9. Security of Information

We make no guarantees as to the security or privacy of your information. We maintain appropriate physical, electronic, and organizational safeguards to protect against the unauthorized access, disclosure, misuse, alteration and destruction of the personal data under our control. We recommend that you use anti-virus software, firewalls, and other precautions to protect yourself from security threats. You also should protect your password to protect against unauthorized access to your account.

10. Data Retention

We will keep your personal data for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes described in this Privacy Policy, to carry out our legitimate business interests, and as otherwise required or permitted by law. For example, we may store your personal data for longer periods of time in the event of any complaint or challenges, or if we reasonably believe there is a prospect of litigation relating to your personal data or use of the Site.

11. Communication With Children

Our Site is not intended for children under 16 years of age. No one under age 16 may provide any personal data to us or register on the Site. If you are under 16, do not use this Site, register an account, or provide any information about yourself to us.

It is possible, through fraud or deception, that we may receive personal data from an individual under the age of 16. If we are notified or otherwise become aware of this, we will take reasonable steps to delete that information in accordance with applicable law. If you are the parent or guardian of a child under the age of 16 and you believe your child has provided personal data on our Site without your consent that you would like us to delete, please {contactUsEmail|email|linkName=email us|subject=Privacy}.

12. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may change or update this Privacy Policy from time to time, and the amended version will be posted on the Site in place of the old version. You can identify the date that this Privacy Policy was last updated by looking at the date at the top of this Privacy Policy. If we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, we may notify you of those changes by additional means, for example, by posting a notice on our Site, by sending you notification of the revised policy by email, if you have provided your email address to us, or by other means. Any changes to this Privacy Policy will take effect upon posting to the Site.

13. Contact

Any inquiries about your rights under this Privacy Policy, or any other matters regarding your privacy, please {contactUsEmail|email|linkName=email us|subject=Privacy}.

If you are a resident of the india and your inquiry with us has not been satisfactorily addressed, or if you believe we are processing your personal data not in accordance with the law or this Privacy Policy, you may file a complaint with the supervisory authority in your country of residence.

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