Privacy Policy

Effective date: This Privacy Policy is effective and was last updated as of October 28th, 2014

#1. Our commitment to your privacy

Thank you for using the Tamil SMS app. The privacy of our visitors and users (collectively "you" or "your") is very important to us. The following privacy policy is designed to let visitors of Tamil SMS, including but not limited to (collectively, our "Website") and users of the Tamil SMS mobile applications (our "Mobile Apps") understand our privacy practices. We refer to Mobile App users as users ("Users") of the Tamil SMS service (our "Services").

#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.

C. Cookies & User Preferences: A cookie is a text file that stores information on behalf of websites and certain mobile applications. We use cookies and similar technologies on the Website and Mobile App to keep track of services you have used, to store your login information, to record your user preferences, to keep you logged into the Website and Mobile App, and to customize the content and advertising you see while using our Service. You may restrict our use of cookies and similar storage devices via your browser or your mobile operating system preferences. Please note that deleting or blocking cookies may negatively impact the functionality of our Service.

#4. Third party advertisers

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit the Website and App. These companies may use information (not including any personally-identifiable information) about your visits to this Website and other websites and App and other mobile applications in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. Please note that this information may be used in accordance with the advertiser's privacy policy, which may be different from Tamil SMS's privacy policy

#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.

#9. Privacy policy changes

If we decide to make material changes to our privacy policy, we will attempt to notify you and other users of the Website by sending a notice to the email address provided to us and/or by placing a notice on our Website. You should periodically check the Website for such notices.

#10. Google Adsense and the DoubleClick DART Cookie

Google, as a third party advertisement vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on this site. The use of DART cookies by Google enables them to serve adverts to visitors that are based on their visits to this website as well as other sites on the internet. To opt out of the DART cookies you may visit the Google ad and content network privacy policy at the following url Tracking of users through the DART cookie mechanisms are subject to Google's own privacy policies. Other Third Party ad servers or ad networks may also use cookies to track users activities on this website to measure advertisement effectiveness and other reasons that will be provided in their own privacy policies, @Tamil SMS has no access or control over these cookies that may be used by third party advertisers..

#11. Contact

If you have any questions, comments or concerns regarding our privacy policy and/or practices, please send an email to: