Last update June 20, 2021
Cocial is a public microblogging platform. It is designed for users to express themselves publicly. The Cocial community of users benefits from the views and content that other users post. All content posted on Cocial (including your user handle, your profile picture, and all Cocials) is designed to be publicly viewable, shareable, and downloadable by other users. In this regard, you acknowledge that you do not expect privacy since you are uploading this content with the express intention of having this content published widely.
(a) active Indian mobile number;
(b) driving license;
(a) your name;
(b) your profile picture;
(c) your user handle;
(d) your profession/qualifications/work experience;
(e) your location;
(f)your description of self;
(g) your date of birth;
(h) your gender; and
(i) your relationship status.
(a) the photo, video, and text Cocials that you post;
(b) the IP address from where you have used or logged in to Cocial;
(c) which users you follow on Cocial;
(d) which users follow you on Cocial;
(e) people who have visited your profile and vice versa;
(f) information about your mobile device;
(g) browser information;
(h) date of download and/or reinstall of the App;
(i) events related to your actions (follows, reactions to Cocials, time spent, how often and when you visit the App, etc.); and
(j) users who send you to chat requests and have chatted with you;
(k) the Unique Device Identifier on the App.
(c) gallery; and
(d) contact book.
WHY WE COLLECT THIS INFORMATION
We use the Personal Information that we collect only for the following purposes:
(a) Camera access – required for profile picture, still pictures, and Video Cocialing;
(b) Microphone access – Audio Cocialing and sending voice notes to other Cocial users through private messages, as and when made available;
(c) Gallery access – required only for uploading any media files;
(d) Contact Book – so that you may find your contacts on Cocial.
No device permission will be taken from you without your explicit consent.
(a) analyzing software/App usage patterns for improving product design and utility;
(b) analyzing such information for research and development of new technologies;
(c) using analysis of such information in our other commercial product offerings;
(d) sharing analysis of such information with third parties for commercial use.
We want to ensure that you are fully empowered on our platform and are completely aware of the rights you are entitled to using our platform. You have the right to confirmation and access, correction and erasure, data portability, and the right to be forgotten concerning your Personal Information.
You can seek confirmation concerning whether or not we are using your Personal Information. You also have the right to access a list of all the third parties that have your Personal Information through us.
You have the right to ask us to correct any Personal Information that is inaccurate, incomplete, or out of date. You also have the right to seek your personal information erasure if it is no longer necessary for the purposes for which it was collected.
If we use your Personal Information through automated means, you have the right to receive this Personal Information in a structured and machine-readable format. This right does not apply to circumstances where we use your Personal Information to comply with any law or court order, or if it would reveal a trade secret, or if it is otherwise not technically feasible for us to do so.
You have the right to restrict or prevent us from using your Personal Information if:
(a) You feel that the purpose for which the Personal Information was collected is served;
(b) You feel that the Personal Information is no longer necessary;
(c) You withdraw your consent.
(d) You may exercise any of these rights by writing to us at help@Cocialme.com.
1.HOW LONG WILL YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION BE STORED WITH US?
Your posts and private messages on Cocial will be retained until you delete these items. Concerning other Personal Information, we store them for certain pre-determined periods based on the following criteria:
(a) Statutory requirements;
(b) Industry guidelines.
(c) If required by legal or government authorities.
(d) scientific, statistical, or historical purposes
Your Personal Information will be promptly deleted once the purpose for which we collected it is fulfilled and the storage period expires. If we need to retain your Personal Information for a longer period, we will inform you before the extension of the storage period and seek your explicit consent to extend the retention period.
2.SHARING OF INFORMATION
Your Personal Information may be shared with third parties only under the following circumstances:
3.Affiliated Businesses and Third-Party Websites or Partners
We share some Personal Information with third-party vendors such as CleverTap, Google Analytics, Amplitude for analytics, refining Cocial and our Services, troubleshooting, and cybersecurity purposes.
4.User Profiles, Content, and Submissions
Certain user profile information, including, without limitation, a user’s name and location, may be displayed to other users to facilitate user interaction within the Services or address your request for Company’s Services. Your account settings allow you to limit the other users who can see the Personal Information in your user profile and/or what information in your user profile is visible to others. Any content you upload to your public user profile, along with any Personal Information or content that you voluntarily disclose online in a manner other users can view (on discussion boards, in messages and chat areas, etc.) becomes publicly available and can be collected and used by others, including through search engines and other sources. Your user name may also be displayed to other users if and when you send messages or comments or upload images or videos through the Services, and other users can contact you through messages and comments. Again, we do not control the policies and practices of any other third-party site or service which may interact with our Services.
5.To Comply with the Law
If we are required to comply with a lawful request from a governmental authority or law enforcement agency, or court order, we may have to share your Personal Information without your consent. This might include sharing certain information collected at each use of Cocial, such as IP address for logins to Cocial for 24 months.
6.For fraud protection and security
We may share information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and cybersecurity purposes.
7.With Your Consent
Except as set forth above, you will be notified when your Personal Information may be shared with third parties in personally identifiable form, and you will be able to choose whether or not to share this information with such third parties.
However, as explained above, such withdrawal of consent may result in you being unable to use all or a part of our Services, where such information is mandatory/required.
We may, however, continue to keep a copy of any of your Personal Information if required by law. We may use any aggregated/anonymized data derived from or incorporating your Personal Information after you update or delete it, but not in a manner that would identify you personally.
We maintain your Personal Information in electronic form. We shall take all necessary precautions to protect your Personal Information and implement reasonable security practices and measures, including certain managerial, technical, operational, and physical security control measures that are commensurate with the information being collected and the nature of our business. Specifically, we will ensure that the security infrastructure put in place by us to safeguard your Personal Information against loss, unauthorized access, destruction, use, processing, storage, modification or de-anonymization, will at all times be adherent to the IS/ISO/IEC 27001 Standards.
2.GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL MECHANISM
Any discrepancies or grievances about the processing of your Personal Information may be taken up with the designated Officer (Grievance Officer): as mentioned below in writing or through email at:
Nehru Ward Jhirna, Near Narmada Mandir Narsinghpur MP 48700.
Our contact details are below:
ASTNT Technologies Private Limited,
Nehru Ward Jhirna, Near Narmada Mandir Narsinghpur MP 48700.