This website ‘News4Children’, www.News4Children.com (“Website”) is owned and operated by News4Children (“News4Children” or “Company”). News4Children allows users to access content available on the Website on the payment of a subscription fee (“Services”). The terms ‘Company’ or ‘us’ or ‘we’ refer to the owners of this Website. The term ‘you’ refers to the users of the Website.
What information we collect, and how and why we collect it
We collect personal and non-personal data through your interactions with the Website. In particular, we gather information from: (a) people who register with the Website; (b) contacts shared with Us through emails, messages and other communications; and (c) anonymised usage information or non-personal information or cookie information collected through advertisers, and analytic software used to measure the performance of the Website.
We collect, store or use information that is considered necessary for the purpose of providing the best service possible to You and all of our customers or consumers. We may use the information to improve our products and services. We collect personal information, non-personal information and aggregate data to:
(i) personalise Our user’s experience;
(ii) improve the products and services offered by Us;
(iii) send periodic emails and other targeted communications regarding what We are doing and what We believe may be of interest to You;
(iv) send offers of subscriptions and registrations for various services, products or events;
(v) to ask for ratings and reviews of services; and
(vi) to seek inputs via targeted queries or surveys.
(a) personal details such as Your name, gender, address, telephone and/ or mobile number, email address or other ways of contacting You; and
(b) financial information such as details of financial transactions for payments while using the Website.
In the case of companies, partnership firms including LLPs and proprietorship concerns, We will also collect relevant business details such as details pertaining to owners, promoters, shareholders, officers’ names, employees, and their contact details. We obtain and use personal and financial details in order to establish and deliver our services with you and (if applicable) charge you correctly.
In addition, when you access and/ or use the Website, We may collect certain data based on your use of the same, including but not limited to:
(a) data related to the usage of our website;
(b) passwords submitted by you to the Website;
(c) any information and responses you provide when participating in activities, which may include activity postings, survey responses, assessment responses and any other data you generate; and
(d) other analyses and data associated with your access to, and use of the Website (“Usage Data”).
We may combine Usage Data with Personal Information for the purpose of delivering our offerings to you better, including but not limited to, advertising, content and personalised emails.
We may keep a record or monitor your communications with us/ our support team to help resolve any issues you might be facing and complaining about and also for the purpose of monitoring quality, security and training.
Any Personal Information we obtain about you will be stored in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and standards.
We may also collect certain non-personally identifiable information about you when you visit the Website even if you are not a registered member. This non-personally identifiable information includes, without limitation, the type of browser that you use (e.g., Safari, Chrome, Internet Explorer etc.), your Internet Protocol (IP) address, the type of operating system that you use (e.g., Windows or iOS) and the domain name of your Internet service provider. We use the non-personally identifiable information that we collect to improve the design and content of the Website and to enable us to personalize your internet experience. We also may use this information in the aggregate to analyze the Website, as well as to offer you products and services.
We use information collected from cookies and other technologies to improve your user experience and the overall quality of our Services and to compile aggregate data about the Website traffic and interactions in order to offer you better experiences and tools in the future. When you log in, we will set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices.
Third party services
Under what circumstances we share information
By registering Your details on the Website, You consent to us using and making available such information to our partners to enable them to improve the content available to You and for promotional activity by Us.
We may only disclose the information We collect to organizations as noted below. The other organizations to whom We disclose information are obligated to use such information only for the purposes stated. You give Your explicit consent that the following disclosures may be made:
Disclosures Permitted by Law: We may make additional disclosures of information as permitted or required by law.
Third Parties: We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information without prior permission from You. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.
We may however release your Personal Information:
(1) when we have a good faith belief it is necessary to protect our rights or property; or
(2) to any successor or purchaser in a merger, acquisition, liquidation, dissolution or sale of assets, or internal restructuring; or
(3) when we have a good-faith belief that access, use, preservation or disclosure of the information is necessary to comply with any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request, enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations, detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues or protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of News4Children, our users or the public at large, as may be required or permitted by law.
We also permit consultants and lawyers who may advise us in the course of litigation or arbitration in relation to the Website to have access to your Usage Data and Personal Information if required. Your consent will not be required for disclosure in these cases, but we will attempt to notify you, to the extent permitted by law to do so. However, non-personally identifiable information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
We may share your Usage Data with third parties in order to: (a) assist us and such concerned third parties in studying the user behaviour and accordingly evaluating and improving the quality of the services covered through the Website; (b) determine your preferences to suit your needs in a more targeted way; and (c) promote the Website to third parties.
It is hereby clarified that the Usage Data may be provided to anyone on an aggregate and anonymous basis for analytical purposes.
We may permit our third-party agents, service providers, vendors and subcontractors (such as vendors and suppliers that provide us with technology, services, data analysis, research, advertising and marketing assistance and/ or content in connection with our operation and maintenance of the Website to access your Personal Information, in connection with performing services for us and/ or to operate the Website.
How long we retain your data
Whenever you use the Website, we aim to provide you content that has been tailored to and relevant to you, based on the information collected by us as regards You and your preferences as regards content. Since the content will be only as useful as the profile it is tailored to, we strive to give you ways to update your Personal Information.
For users that register on Our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profiles. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights do you have over your data
You can request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
How we protect your data
All this information will be held by News4Children using the appropriate safeguards so that the highest possible levels of security, integrity and privacy are maintained.
Further, We have implemented reasonable security measures to protect the information collected via the Website application from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. Access to data and technology relating to user information is restricted to authorized personnel and those partners that require access to the information in order to furnish services to News4Children and our members.
In addition, News4Children uses industry-standard technology to keep users’ information secure while residing on our servers. However, despite these measures, our IT systems could be compromised by parties seeking unauthorized access to users’ data, by a technological malfunction or by an error by an employee, vendor or contractor. In addition, the transmission of information via the Internet or mobile data networks could be intercepted by third parties. As a result, our efforts to protect our data and users’ data from unauthorized access may be unsuccessful and we cannot assure you that the security measures we have adopted will provide absolute certainty. By using, accessing or registering with the Website, you agree that News4Children is not responsible or liable for any loss or damage of any sort arising from or relating to any breach of our security, circumvention of any privacy settings or security measures, or interception of your transmissions. Any transmission by you is at your own risk.
The safety and security of your information also depend on you. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password for accessing the Website or certain functions therein, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We urge you not to share your password with anyone.
Any complaint should include:
(i) Your News4Children username;
(ii) Your full name, mobile number, email address and physical address;
(ii) URL(s)/ link(s) for the content regarding the content;
(iv) Exact details of your grievance; and
(vi) A declaration that you are a citizen of India.
We will not accept anonymous grievances or any grievance with information left incomplete. Fake submissions are also not be accepted.
The Republic of India shall retain exclusive jurisdiction to entertain any proceedings in relation to any disputes arising out of the use of the Website, including the Services.
Alternate dispute resolution
If no resolution is reached during the course of the mediation proceedings, either party can and shall proceed with arbitration before initiating litigation at the courts of Delhi. The aforesaid arbitration shall be conducted in accordance with the Rules of Arbitration of the Indian Council of Arbitration and the award made in pursuance thereof shall be binding on the parties.
You and the Company agree that neither party will initiate a lawsuit until exhausting the aforementioned efforts. The only exception to this clause is that the Company may seek temporary or preliminary injunctive relief in court regarding your alleged or threatened conduct.