#1. Our commitment to your privacy
#2. Information we collect
A. User Provided Information: We obtain certain information when you provide it to us: for example, if you setup your account profile, you may provide your name, email address, your mobile number and few other info such as your location. Some of that information can be used to identify or contact you directly and is sometimes referred to as personally identifiable information.
B. Information from Use of our Service: Tamil SMSgathers non-personally identifiable information from Users of our Service. Non-personally identifiable information is information that cannot by itself be used to identify a particular person or entity, and may include: the Internet Protocol (IP) address, unique device identifiers, operating system, mobile network information, browser type, locations of the Website pages the user views right before arriving at, while navigating and immediately after leaving the Website, and non-precise location information (eg, your city or zip code). We also keep track of what pieces of content you've uploaded via the Service.
C. User Generated Content: We offer our Users the opportunity to post sms text messages, and offer opinions. In addition, such postings may appear on other websites or when searches are executed on the subject of your posting. Whenever you voluntarily disclose personally identifiable information on publicly viewable web pages or applications, that information will be publicly available and can be collected and used by others.
D. Social Connect: When you connect or login to Tamil SMS with your Facebook/Twitter/GooglePlus account, we can access certain information you've added on these accounts in order to provide a social and personalized experience while using the Service. We adhere to the social network Policies which restrict how we may access and use this information.
#3. How we use information collected from you
A. User Provided Information: We use the personally identifiable information in the file we maintain about you, and other information we obtain from your current and past activities on the Services to: deliver the products and services that you have requested, manage your account and provide you with customer support, communicate with you about products or services that may be of interest to you, and to monitor compliance with the rules governing the Service. For example, we may review posts/comments sent via the service for compliance with our policies as required by applicable law. We don't sell your personally identifiable information to third parties.
B. Non-Personally Identifiable Information from the use of our Service: Tamil SMS analyzes non-personally-identifying information gathered from users of the Website and the Tamil SMS App to help Tamil SMS better understand how our Service is being used and to help tailor content and advertising on the Service. By recognizing patterns and trends in usage, Tamil SMS is able to better design our Service to improve Users' experiences, both in terms of content and ease of use. We also may share aggregated information with third parties, including advisors, advertisers and investors, for the purpose of conducting general business analysis.
#4. Third party advertisers
#5. Disclosure of information
Tamil SMS does not rent, sell or share your
personally identifiable information with non-affiliated third parties without
your consent. We may, however, share personally identifiable information with
trusted third-party contractors. These third party contractors are prohibited
from using the information for purposes other than performing services for Tamil SMS.
Tamil SMS may disclose your information to third parties when obligated to do so by law and in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding suspected, or actual prohibited activities, including but not limited to fraud and situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person. We reserve the right to disclose aggregated, non-personally identifiable information collected to third parties for any purpose.
Finally, Tamil SMS may transfer information, including any personally identifiable information, to a successor entity in connection with a corporate merger, consolidation, sale of assets, bankruptcy, or other corporate change. If Tamil SMS is involved in a merger, acquisition, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, you will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice on our Website of any change in ownership or uses of your personally identifiable information, as well as any choices that are available to you.
#6. Changing personal information & Account termination
You may at any time review or change your personally identifiable information by going to your account settings. Upon your request via your account settings, we will deactivate or delete your account and contact information from our active databases in accordance with our deactivation policy and applicable law. Please note that we may be obligated to keep some of all of your information on our servers even after you've deleted your account.
#7. Security of your information
We implement reasonable administrative, technical
and physical security measures to protect the security of your information both
online and offline, and we are committed to the protection of customer
information. In general, our business practices limit employee access to
confidential information to those employees we reasonably believe need such
information do their jobs.
While we take reasonable precautions against possible security breaches of the Website, no website or Internet transmission is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee that unauthorized access, hacking, data loss, or other breaches will never occur. We urge you to take steps to keep your Personal Information safe (including your User Account password), and log out of your User Account after use.
#8. Our policy towards children
This Website is not intended for children under the age of 13 and we do not knowingly collect any personal information from such children. Children under the age of 13 should not use our Website or our online services at any time. In the event that we learn that we have inadvertently gathered Personal Information from children under the age of 13, we will use reasonable efforts to erase such information from our records.
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