processed by us, Truth Pro Foundation India, a company incorporated under the laws of India and having its
registered office at No.02, 2nd floor, Shopping Street, Serpentine Road, Karnataka India-560020 and/or its
subsidiary(ies) and/or affiliate(s) (collectively hereinafter referred to as the “Company”), which operates
various websites, apps, newsletters and other services including but not limited to delivery of information and
content via any mobile or internet connected device or otherwise (collectively the “Service(s)”).
Company respects the privacy of the users of the Services and is committed to protect it in all respects.
- INFORMATION RECEIVED, COLLECTED AND STORED BY THE COMPANY
We collect and process some or all of the following type of information in the course of you using our
Services. The type of information we collect will depend on the circumstances and the Service you are using.
Generally speaking, the information about the user as collected by the Company is: (a) data supplied by
users and (b) data automatically tracked while navigation (c) data collected from any other source
(collectively referred to as “Information”).
(a) Data Supplied by Users
(i) Registration Data
This Information includes, but is not limited to, basic contact information provided by you on our Website,
which may include your name, mobile number, address, e-mail address, data of birth, demographical
information, gender, interests, preferences, place of work, position, country. For example, the Company may
collect personal Information when you register on the Website, to subscribe to our Services or for
requesting further information. It can also include information that we have not requested but which you
have volunteered, such as information provided during interactions via comments or other submissions you
have made to our online Services, such as online forums, in response to a survey, while requesting certain
Services or products, or to enter a sweepstakes, contest, or other promotion.
When you register using your other accounts like on Facebook, Twitter, Gmail etc. we shall retrieve
Information from such account to continue to interact with you and to continue providing the Services.
The Company may use your Information to provide you with information, special offers, and promotions via
various means including e-mail. You may instruct Company at any time not to use your personal Information
In case you choose to decline to submit personal Information on the Website, the Company may not be able to
provide certain sites / content / apps / services / features to you. We will make reasonable efforts to
notify you of the same at the time of opening your account. In any case, we will not be liable and or
responsible for the denial of certain services to you for lack of you providing the necessary personal
(ii) Subscription or Paid Service Data
You may choose to purchase any subscription or paid Service using a credit card, e-wallet or any other
electronic payment system. When you chose any subscription or paid Service, we or our payment system
may collect your purchase, address or billing information, including your credit card number and expiration
date, etc. (“Payment Information”). However, when you order using an in-app purchase option, same are
such platform providers. Typically, the Payment information is provided directly by users, via the Website,
payment gateway to which the Company subscribes, and the Company does not, itself, process or store the
Information, except as stated herein.
The subscriptions or paid Services may be on auto renewal mode unless cancelled. If at any point you do not
to auto-renew your subscription, you may cancel your subscription before the end of the subscription
This Payment Information is used to provide you your requested Services, to manage your account, to
with you, and enforce any terms of service or agreement related to the Website. We use any Payment
we acquire from you only to fulfill your order.
(iii) Information about other Individuals
In some circumstances you might provide us with the Information about other individuals, you must ensure
you (1) have their permission to provide their Information to us; and (2) you have made them aware of the
authorized to do so and that you have received authorization from the person about whom you are providing
Information and that person has explicitly consented to have all Information used, processed, disclosed, and
(b) Information automatically tracked while navigation
When you use our Services, we automatically record Information about your usage of those Services, your
interaction with our emails as well as information about the device you are using and your internet
We do this in the following ways:
The Company and the parties with whom we work (e.g., business partners, advertisers and advertising
place, view, and/or use “cookies”, web server logs, web beacons, or mapping pixel/pixel tag or other
tools to collect statistical and other Information about your use of the Website and other websites.
Information may include information about the IP address of your computer, browser type, language,
system, your mobile device, geo-location data, the state or country from which you accessed the
Website, the web pages visited, the date and the time of a visit, the websites you visited immediately
and after visiting the Website, the number of links you click within the Website, the functions you use
Website, the databases you view and the searches you request on the Website, the data you save on or
from the Website and the number of times you view an advertisement. For more information, please see our
The Company and the parties with whom we work may use the information collected for various reasons,
behalf of Company or for the other parties’ own purposes, including research, analysis, to better serve
to the Website (such as by providing customized content, or presenting online advertising on the Website
other websites tailored to your interests as described further below), to compile aggregate and
information about usage of the Website and other websites, other statistics, etc. However, if you have
and disabled cookies, these uses will not be possible to the extent they are based on cookie
is statistical data about our users browsing actions and patterns and does not identify any individual.
or other websites may be combined with personal or other Information about you from other online or
sources to track usage of our Services.
(ii) Log File Information
We automatically collect limited information about your computer’s connection to the Internet, mobile
etc., when you visit the Website / Service. We automatically receive and log information from your
including your computer’s name, your operating system, browser type and version, IP address, CPU speed,
connection speed. We may also collect log information from your device, including your location, IP
your device’s name, device’s serial number or unique identification number (e.g. UDiD on your iOS
you access the Services from a mobile or other device, we may collect a unique device identifier
that device, geo-location data, or other transactional information for that device.
(iii) Clear GIFs
Besides web beacons, we may also use clear GIFs in HTML-based emails sent to our users to track which
opened by recipients. We use this information to inter-alia to measure traffic within the Website /
improve the Website / Service quality, functionality and interactivity and let advertisers know the
locations from where our visitors come.
(c) Information collected from any other source
We may receive Information about you from other sources, add it to our account information and treat it
account information and order information may be passed on to us. We may obtain updated contact
third parties in order to correct our records and fulfill the Services or to communicate with you and
expressly consent to this.
(i) Information from other Sources: Demographic & Purchase Information
We may reference other sources of demographic and other information in order to provide you with more
communications and promotions. We use analytical tools to track the user behaviour on our Website. These
have been enabled to support display advertising towards helping us gain understanding of our users’
demographics and interests. The reports are anonymous and cannot be associated with any individual
identifiable Information that you may have shared with us.
(ii)Advertisements& Purchase Information
The Company or third-party advertisers or their advertising servers may also place or recognize unique
on your computer or use other electronic tools in order to help display advertisements that you see on
Website or on other websites. Information about your visits to, and activity on, the Website and other
an IP address, the number of times you have viewed an advertisement, and other such usage information is
alone or in combination with other information, to display on your device screen advertisements that may
particular interest to you. We may use web beacons, provided by third-party advertising companies, to
manage and optimize our online advertising and product performance. Web beacons enable us to recognize a
browser’s cookie when a browser visits this Website, and to learn which banner ads bring users to this
The use and collection of your Information by these third-party service providers, and third-party
- INFORMATION USE BY THE COMPANY
We use Information held about you for our legitimate business interests for the following purposes:
(i) To provide you Services including associated functionalities whether by us or by our designated
representatives and/or business partners to you or to parties designated by you and any and all matters
ancillary thereto including to carry out obligations from any contracts entered into between us. We rely on
performance of our contract with you so as the legal basis for such processing;
(ii) To verify and process payment when you subscribe to, purchase and/or obtain Services from any of our
Website. We rely on performance of our contract with you so as the legal basis for such processing;
(iii) For verification and record of your personal particulars, to authenticate you so that we know it is
you and not someone else which includes comparing it with Information from other sources and using the
Information to communicate with you. We rely on performance of our contract with you so as the legal basis
for such processing;
(iv) To conduct market research and statistical analysis of the users of the Website including the number of
users, the frequency of use, profile of users and using such analysis for our business plans, the
enhancement of our products and services, targeted advertisements and conveying such Information in broad
terms (but not information in relation to specific individuals) to third parties who have or propose to have
business dealings with us. We rely on legitimate business interests as the legal basis for such processing
and the legitimate interest is the analyzing the use of the Services and improving the same;
(v) To send you Information, promotions and updates including marketing and advertising materials in
relation to our Services and those of third party organizations selected by us. We will only do this where
we reasonably believe that our Services may be of interest to you and you consent to being provided with
such information. We rely on legitimate business interest as the legal basis to promote our Services to you
as the legal basis for this processing;
(vi) To prevent fraud or other potentially illegal activities (including copyright infringement) and to
block disruptive users and protect the safety of users of our Services. The legal basis for this processing
is our legitimate business interests being the proper protection of our business against risks and
(viii) To enforce our terms of Service. The legal basis for this processing being the protection and
assertion of our legal rights and the legal rights of others.
In any case, if you would prefer that we do not use your Information to market or promote our products and
Services to you, please either (i) tick the relevant box on the form through which we collect your
Information (for example, the registration form); (ii) unsubscribe from our electronic communications using
the method indicated in the relevant communication; or (iii) contact us at:-
Truth Pro Foundation India
No.02, 2nd floor, Shopping Street, Serpentine Road, Kumara park West, Bangalore-560020
- Sensitive Personal Information
Unless specifically requested, we ask that you not send us, and you shall not disclose, on or through the
Services or otherwise to us, any sensitive personal information (e.g., information related to racial or
ethnic origin, political opinions, religion, ideological or other beliefs, health, biometrics or genetic
characteristics, national identification numbers, social security numbers, criminal background, trade union
membership, or administrative or criminal proceedings and sanctions).
- DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION AND OTHER INFORMATION
(a)Information Shared with Group Companies and Affiliates
The Company may share Information with its employees, agents, officers, group companies, the employees,
agents and officers of such group companies and our affiliates (including affiliated websites under common
ownership or control) for the purpose of processing Information on its behalf.
(b)Information shared with Third Parties and Sponsors
(i) The Company may share with other third parties Information about our Website users, such as your
use of the Website or other websites, and the Services provided on the Website or other websites, but only
on an anonymous and aggregate basis to help us develop content, services, and advertising that we hope you
will find of interest. The Company may also share your Information with a sponsor or other third party
(“Third-Party Provider”) to perform Site-related services, including database management, maintenance
services, analytics, marketing, data processing, and email and text message distribution. These third
parties have access to your Information only to perform these tasks only on our behalf.
(ii) The Company may share Information to support sponsors. If you participate in certain features of
the Website (e.g., sharing news stories of interest), please note that any Information you or others
voluntarily disclose through use of these features, and becomes available to the public and/or other users
whom you have designated. The Company is not responsible for the Information that you or others choose to
disclose publicly on the Website and neither the Company’s nor others’ use of such Information is subject to
(c)Information shared via third party social buttons, widgets and other embedded content
Some of our online services carry embedded content controlled by third parties for services such as
social sharing, recommended stories, commenting/reviewing, and displaying video or images. When you interact
with these services they may collect information from and about you and your interaction with their content.
needing to interact with them. If this concerns you, ensure you log out of their services before using ours.
Further, we use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit or use the Website or
Services. These companies may use Information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone
number) about your visits or use to particular website, mobile application or services, in order to provide
advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
(d)Information shared with Other Parties
The Company may also disclose your personal and other Information to unaffiliated third parties if we
believe in good faith that such disclosure is necessary: (i) to comply with the law or in response to a
subpoena, court order, search warrants, judicial proceedings, other legal process, or other law enforcement
measures, to establish or exercise our legal rights, or to defend against legal claims; (ii) to protect the
interests, rights, safety, or property of the Company or others; (iii) to enforce any terms of service on
the Website; (iv) to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud,
situations involving potential, or as otherwise required by law; (v) to provide you and other users of the
Website with the Services or products requested by you and/or the other users, and to perform other
activities related to such Services and products, including billing and collection; (vi) to provide you with
special offers or promotions from the Company that may be of interest to you; or (vii) to operate the
Company’s systems properly.
(e) The Company may present Information to allow social sharing functionality. If you log in with or
connect a social media service account with Services, we may share your user name, picture, and likes, as
well as your activities and comments with other Services users and with your friends associated with your
social media service. We may also share the same Information with the social media service provider. By
logging in with or connecting your Services account with a social media service, you are authorizing us to
share Information we collect from and about you with the social media service provider, other users and your
friends and you understand that the social media services use of the shared Information will be governed by
please do not connect your social media service account with your Services account and do not participate in
social sharing on Services.
(f) Sale or Transfer of all or part of Business of Company
If the Company sells all or part of its business or makes a sale or transfer of its assets or is
otherwise involved in a merger or transfer of all or a material part of its business, the Company may
transfer your Information to the party or parties involved in the transaction as part of that transaction.
(g) In addition to the scenarios identified above, we may share Information about you for any other
purposes disclosed to you at the time we collect your Information or pursuant to your consent.
(h) Some General Exceptions to Disclosures
a) The Website Service may include links to other websites or applications. Such websites or
applications are governed by their respective privacy policies, which are beyond our control. Once you leave
our servers (you can tell where you are by checking the URL in the location bar on your browser), use of any
link, you should contact the application / site owners directly for more information.
The collection, further use, and/or disclosure of your Information by Third-Party Providers or by
other third parties is not the responsibility of the Company. Rather, such collection, use, and/or
disclosure is governed by the Third-Party Providers’ privacy policies.
b) 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 like any comments, messages, blogs, scribbles
available on social platforms like Face book, Twitter etc.
c) Anything posted / uploaded / conveyed / communicated by users in the websites / apps / services
becomes published content and is not considered personally identifiable information subject to this Privacy
The above exceptions are not exhaustive and will include exceptions available in law as well as
- SECURITY OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
Any personal Information you provide to Company is kept on secure servers with limited access. The
Company uses reasonable administrative, technical, personnel, and physical measures (a) to safeguard
personal Information against loss, theft, unauthorized use or access, disclosure, or modification; and (b)
to ensure the integrity of the personal Information.
We limit access to your personal Information to those who have a genuine business need to do so. We
also endeavor that the any recipient of such Information agree to process such Information based on our
We also have procedures in place to deal with any suspected data security breach. We will notify you
and any applicable regulator of a suspected data security breach where we are legally required to do so.
However, as effective as our security measures are, no security system is impenetrable. We cannot
guarantee the security of our database, nor can we guarantee that Information you supply will not be
intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet, any transmission is at your own risk. And, of
course, any Information you include in a posting to the discussion areas is available to anyone with
The Website may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks,
advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites
to these websites.
Remember that even after you cancel your account, copies of some Information from your account may
remain viewable in some circumstances where, for example, you have shared information with social media or
other services and such Information is outside the Company’s control. Further, if you have reason to believe
that your interaction with us is no longer secure (for example, if you feel that the security of your
account has been compromised), please immediately notify us.
- TRANSFER OF PERSONAL INFORMATION TO OTHER COUNTRIES
processing of your personal Information to and in various countries around the world that may have different
levels of privacy protection than your country. By submitting your personal Information, you consent to such
transfers and processing, including to and in the United States. In certain circumstances, courts, law
enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies or security authorities in those other countries will be entitled
to access your information.
- AVAILABLE TO YOU
You have a number of important rights free of charge. In summary, those include rights to:
a) Access and updating your Information – When you use the Services or the Website, we make good faith
efforts to provide you, as and when requested by you, with access to your Information. Further, if there is
any change in your Information, you may update it by accessing the relevant page of the Website, or by
contacting us. If you have any questions about how we use the Information collected which relates to you,
please contact us. We will endeavour to update your Information within 14 working days of any new or updated
Information being provided to us, in order to ensure that the Information we hold about you is as accurate
and up to date as possible;
b) Require us to correct any mistakes in your Information – In such case we shall ensure that any
Information or data found to be inaccurate or deficient shall be corrected or amended as feasible, subject
to any requirement for such Information to be retained by law or for legitimate business purposes;
c) Require the erasure of your Information in certain situations;
d) Require us to restrict processing or object at any time to processing of personal Information in
e) Receive the personal Information concerning you which you have provided to us, in a structured,
commonly used and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit that data to a third party in
f) Object to decisions being taken by automated means which produce legal effects concerning you or
similarly significantly affect you;
g) Object in certain other situations to our continued processing of your personal Information;
h) Otherwise restrict our processing of your personal Information in certain circumstances.
We ask individual users to identify themselves and the Information requested to be accessed, corrected
or removed before processing such requests or inform other limitations you would like to put on our use of
your personal Information. If you would like to exercise any of those rights, please:
email, call or write to us and provide us enough information to identify you [(e.g. account number,
user name, registration details)],
let us know the Information to which your request relates.
We may need to verify your identity before fulfilling your request. We will try to comply with your
request as soon as reasonably practicable. Please note that we often need to retain certain data for record
keeping purposes and/or to complete any transactions that you began prior to requesting a change or
deletion. Further, because of the way we maintain certain services, after you delete your Information,
residual copies may take a period of time before they are deleted from our active servers and may remain in
our backup systems. In addition, there may be certain data that we may not allow you to review for legal,
security or other reasons.
unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.
The criteria used to determine our retention periods include:
The length of time we have an ongoing relationship with you and provide the Services to you (for
example, for as long as you keep using the Services)
Whether there is a legal obligation to which we are subject (for example, certain laws require us to
keep records of your transactions for a certain period of time before we can delete them)
Whether retention is advisable considering our legal position (such as, for statutes of limitations,
litigation or regulatory investigations)
- CHILDREN USING OUR SERVICES
Except where otherwise indicated, we do not knowingly collect or store any personal Information from
children under the age of 13. If you are aged 13 or under, we request that you do not provide us with
Information relating to you or to others. Please seek the guidance of your parent or guardian before using
If you are the parent or guardian of a child who is aged under 16 and you become aware that your child
has provided us with information without your consent, please contact us as given below. We will delete such
information from our records within a reasonable time.
Depending on the service, we may also seek to obtain the consent of your parent or guardian if you are
under the age of 18.
any other variant from time to time by posting revisions on this web page. Such changes will be effective
upon posting. Your use of the app or Services after such notice will be deemed acceptance of such changes.
- QUESTIONS / GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL
Redressal Mechanism: Any complaints. or concerns with regards to the processing of information provided
by you or breach of these terms shall be immediately informed to the designated Grievance Officer as
mentioned below via in writing by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post / courier to
The Grievance Officer
Truth Pro Foundation India
No.02, 2nd floor, shopping Street,
Serpentine Road, Kumara park west
We request you to please provide the following information in your complaint:
a) Your address, telephone number and e-mail address;
b) A statement, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notice is accurate;
The company shall not be responsible for any communication, if addressed, to any non-designated person
in this regard.
distinguish you from other users.
This Policy explains how cookies are used on the Website and, below, how you can control the cookies
that may be used on this Website (not all of them are used on every site).
1. What is a Cookie?
A cookie is a piece of software code that an internet website sends to your browser when you access
information at that site. A cookie is stored as a simple text file on your computer or mobile device by a
website’s server and only that server will be able to retrieve or read the contents of that cookie. Cookies
let you navigate between pages efficiently as they store your preferences.
Generally speaking, cookies do not contain personal information from which you can be identified,
improve features and Services. This information helps us monitor traffic on our Website so that we can
manage the Website’s capacity and efficiency. It also helps us to understand which parts of the Website are
most popular, and generally to assess user behaviour and characteristics in order to measure interest in and
use of the various areas of the Website.
time to time and such changes shall become effective as soon as they are posted. Your continued use of the
Website constitutes your agreement to all such changes.
We collect information on our users through registration and the use of the Website, through cookies,
where you choose to disclose data in postings, and when you enter sales promotion and competitions.
(i) To gather statistics: We track how many ‘unique users’ we have and how often they visit our
Website. We track how often different pages of our Website are visited and which countries our visitors come
from. Accurate statistics enable us to sell advertising and continue to provide a top quality service to
you. The information collected by cookies does not personally identify you; it includes general information
about your computer settings, your connection to the Internet e.g. operating system and platform, IP
address, your browsing patterns and timings of browsing on the Website and your location.
(ii) Flash cookies may be used to store user preferences for media player functionality and without
them some video content may not render correctly.
4. Types of cookie that may be used
The following types of cookie are used on this site. We don’t list every single cookie used by name –
but for each type of cookie we tell you how you can control its use.
A. First Party Cookies
These are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about usage of our site.
(i) Personalization cookies
These cookies are used to recognize repeat visitors to the Website and in conjunction with other
Information we hold to attempt to record specific browsing information (that is, about the way you arrive at
the Website, pages you view, options you select, information you enter and the path you take through the
Website). These are used to recommend content we think you’ll be interested in based on what you’ve looked
(ii) Analytics cookies
These monitor how visitors move around the Website and how they reached it. This is used so that we can
see total (not individual) figures on which types of content users enjoy most, for instance.
(iii) Site management cookies
These are used to maintain your identity or session on the Website. For instance, where our Websites
run on more than one server, we use a cookie to ensure that you are sent information by one specific server
(otherwise you may log in or out unexpectedly). We may use similar cookies when you vote in opinion polls to
ensure that you can only vote once, and to ensure that you can use our commenting functionality when not
logged in (to ensure you don’t see comments you’ve reported as abusive, for instance, or don’t vote comments
up/down more than once).
B. Third Party Cookies
These are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools which we are using to enhance our Website,
for example Face book, Twitter, have their own cookies, pixel tags, etc. which are controlled by them. We
have no control on such cookies. The companies that generate these cookies have their own privacy policies
and the Company has no access to read or write these cookies, other than allowing them to be served, we have
no role to play in these cookies at all
(i) Third-party service cookies
Social sharing, video and other services we offer are run by other companies. These companies may drop
cookies on your computer when you use them on our Website or if you are already logged in to them.
5. Turning off Cookies
Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies (including essential cookies). If you want to know how to
do this please look up the help menu on your browser. However, switching off cookies may restrict your use
of the Website and/or affect the way in which the Website operates. Also, if you do this you may not be able
to use all Services on our Website and you might see more pop-ups and other intrusive advertising, as we
won’t be able to limit what you see using cookies. You will, however, still be able to view editorial
All modern browsers allow you to change your cookie settings. These settings will typically be found in
the ‘options’ or ‘preferences’ menu of your browser. In order to understand these settings, the following
links may be helpful; otherwise you should use the ‘Help’ option in your browser for more details.
[YOUR ACCESS AND USE OF SERVICES SHALL MEAN THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO BE BOUND BY
PER APPLICABLE LAW TO ACCEPT THE TERMS ON BEHALF OF YOURSELF AND/OR ANY OTHER PERSON YOU REPRESENT IN
CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES.]