Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy describes ‘She Narrates’ policies and procedures on the collection, use practises and disclosure of the Information provided by you, the User of the www.shenarrates.in (“Website). Interpretation: In this Privacy Policy, references to “You”, “Your”, “User” shall mean the end user using the Website and “We”, “Us” and “Our” shall mean ‘She Narrates’, its affiliates and partners. We know that you care about how information you provide to us is used and shared. This Privacy Policy applies to our information collection and use practices in connection with: (i) our website; and (ii) the information you provide to us offline, including, without limitation, via email and phone.

Acceptance of Terms

‘She Narrates’ shall not use the User’s information in any manner except as provided under this Privacy Policy and every User who accesses the Website agrees to be bound by the terms of this Privacy Policy. By visiting any part of our Website, within the website and its channels, You are agreeing to the terms of this Privacy Policy and the accompanying Terms of Use. By providing us information offline, you are also agreeing to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Information we collect/or receive

We collect Information through the Website to provide better results to the Users. Information is collected by details provided by Users on the Contact form, Sign up form, Giveaways, Contests, Offline, Cookies*, Comments**, and the data collected by the usage of the Website. Details provided by the User shall include personal Information like name, address (residential or email), contact number, and other such data which is required for the efficient use of the Website. We also may collect or receive information from third parties, such as Facebook and/or other third-party social media sites (From Other Sources).

*- Cookies

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser. When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed. If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

**- Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

In general, the User can browse the Website without revealing any Personal Information. Personal information includes but is not limited to name, email address, contact number, and any other information that may be deemed necessary for the Company to collect from the User for use of the Website. Although once Personal Information is provided, the identity of the User is not anonymous anymore. Where possible, we indicate which fields are required and which fields are optional. A User always has the option of not providing Personal Information by choosing not to use the Website and its features. Other information collected from a User includes device information i.e. from which device the Website is being accessed. This shall include the hardware model, operating system, unique identification number associated with the device etc. Personal Information and other information shall hereinafter be referred to as “Information”.

Usage of the collected Information

The Information collected is constantly used to provide personally relevant features and improve User experience. With such pool of information, it is easier for us to understand your interest, your purpose and the current trends in the market. Such information helps us to come up with content that provides a better User experience, thereby creating better satisfaction and increasing the organic user base of our Website. User discretion is asked before using such Information for any other purposes than those set out in this Policy. Although the information which is shared by the User themselves to us shall not be considered as making private information public.

Sharing of Personal Information

Disclosure may be necessary to provide Users access to our Website, to comply with our legal obligations, to enforce our User Agreement, to prevent, detect, mitigate, and investigate fraudulent or illegal activities related to our Website. Such Personal Information, when shared with third parties, shall be subject to strict confidentiality agreements. We may disclose Personal Information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to respond to subpoenas, court orders, or other legal processes. We may disclose Personal Information to law enforcement offices, third party rights owners, or others in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to enforce our Terms of Use and/or Privacy Policy. We and our affiliates will share/sell some or all of your Personal Information with another business entity should we (or our assets) plan to merge with, or be acquired by that business entity, or re-organization, amalgamation, restructuring of business. Should such a transaction occur that other business entity (or the new combined entity) will be required to follow this Privacy Policy with respect to your Personal Information.

How We Protect the Information

We take commercially reasonable steps to protect the Information from loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction, taking into account the risks involved in the processing and the nature of such data, and in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. Please understand, however, that no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our databases, nor can we guarantee that the Information that you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to and from us over the Internet. In particular, e-mail sent to or from the Websites may not be secure, and you should therefore take special care in deciding what information you send to us via e-mail.

Securing Information

In order to secure the information provided to us by our Users, we review the processing and storage practices along with the information collected to guard against unauthorized access into the data collected in our systems. Furthermore, user information is protected by subjecting our Employees and Agents who process such information to strict confidentiality agreements, and non-compliance with such confidentiality agreements shall lead to heavy penalties or legal proceedings, depending upon the gravity of the situation.

Retention of Personal Information

We will retain your personal information in a form that identifies you only for as long as it serves the purpose(s) for which it was initially collected as stated in this Privacy Policy, subsequently authorized, or as allowed under applicable law.

Children

We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 18 through the Websites.  If you are under 18, please do not give us any personal information. We encourage parents and legal guardians to monitor their children’s Internet usage and to help enforce our Privacy Policy by instructing their children to never provide personal information through the Websites without their permission.  If you have reason to believe that a child under the age of 18 has provided personal information to us, please contact us, and we will endeavour to delete that information from our databases. NOTE: Strictly applicable to children using our Audio Stories features at ‘Storyland’ by ‘She Narrates’ (link- https://shenarrates.in/audio-stories/).

Information You Share on Public Forums

We feature or may in the future feature public forums such as message boards or web logs, webinars, classes, telephone conferences, or coaching calls, user comments, chat rooms, and similar activities (collectively, “Public Forums”). You may voluntarily post and share information through such Public Forums. NONE of the information you provide to through the Public Forums or through use of these features are protected by this Privacy Policy including any personal information. THIS PRIVACY POLICY DOES NOT APPLY TO ANY INFORMATION (INCLUDING PERSONAL INFORMATION) THAT YOU PROVIDE USING ANY SUCH FEATURES. ALL SUCH INFORMATION IS PUBLIC INFORMATION AND MAY BE VIEWED, COLLECTED, USED, MODIFIED AND/OR DISCLOSED FOR ANY PURPOSE BY US, ANY USER OF THE PUBLIC FORUM, AND THE PUBLIC. You should think carefully before disclosing any information in any Public Forum.

External Websites

The Websites may contain links to third-party websites.  We have no control over the privacy practices or the content of any of our business partners, advertisers, sponsors, or other websites to which we provide links.  As such, we are not responsible for the content or the privacy policies of those third-party websites. You should check the applicable third-party privacy policy and terms of use when visiting any other websites.

Choice/Opt-Out

We provide all our Users with the opportunity to opt-out of direct marketing, receiving promotional, marketing-related communications from us by e-mailing the instructions to this email address: contact@shenarrates.in

Please allow us a reasonable time to process your request. A User may also choose to remove their Personal Information by unsubscribing or deleting their account from our Website.

Consent

By using the Website and by providing Information, the User consents to the collection and use of the information disclosed by them in accordance with this Privacy Policy, including but not limited to their consent for sharing their Information as per this Privacy Policy. The Website offers publicly accessible blogs or community forums. You should be aware that any information you provide in these areas may be read, collected, and used by others who access them. This document is an electronic record in terms of existing and applicable Information Technology laws and the amended provisions thereto pertaining to electronic records in various allied statutes as amended pursuant to the Information Technology laws. This electronic record has been generated by a computer system and does not require any authentication. From time to time, We may change this Privacy Policy. The effective date of this policy, as stated below, indicates the last time this Privacy Policy was revised or materially changed. Checking the effective date below allows you to determine whether there have been changes since the last time you reviewed the Privacy Policy.

The effective date of this policy: This policy was last updated on 15th July 2021.