PrivacyPolicy

Privacy Policy

The Smoking Earth Privacy Policy was updated on

1 September 2018

At The Smoking Earth, we care about you and your privacy. So, we’ve created this privacy policy that covers how we collect, store, disclose, use & transfer your personal information.

Personal Information collected automatically

When someone uses our services, some of the information is automatically collected from the users device or browser to help us understand how they use our services and to target advertisement to them.

This information we automatically collect may contain your IP address, your internet service provider(ISP), browser & computer type, access time, the web page you visited before, the web page you will visit after, the web page(s) you access during your visit.

We may use this collected information for a variety of purposes including to improve & diagnose problems with our services, to target advertisements to you and to collect demographic information.

Cookies and other tracking technologies

We may use cookies, web beacons and other technologies to store your preferences and behaviour of how you use our services and also your exposure to our online advertisements.

Most of the web browsers accept cookies by default, but you can modify your browser setting accordingly. Depending upon these settings some services provided by us may or may not work.

We may also use some services provided by third-parties such as Google Analytics, on our websites. These third-party services use cookies and other technologies to help us analyse how users interact with our services.

The information provided by such third-parties may be stored and subject to the third-party’s privacy policy.

Information submitted by you

When you use our services, you do this without telling us anything about you nor by providing any information that personally identifies you. If, however you choose to contact us, you are required to enter your personal information. We use this information to fulfil your requests, contact you with your consent and also to improve our services.

The information automatically collected and the information provided by you can be combined together, this combined data will be treated as personal data under this privacy policy.

Information received from other sources

We may also collect information from third-parties in order to learn more about our users, and tailor content accordingly. We may combine information from other sources with the information we collect, in these cases this provecy policy will apply to the combined information.

Social Networks

Our services may contain integration with social networks and other platforms. In such cases, information such as name, email, account information, friends list and other information might be shared. The information shared is in accordance with the privacy policy of the platform.

If you don’t want your social network’s to share your information with us, please review the social network’s privacy policy, before you use our services.

How we may share your information

We don’t share your personal data collected by us without your consent, but we may share non-personal data with third-parties in our discretion.

But in some cases, we may disclose your information if we are required to do this by law.

Your Choices

When you use our services, you cannot stop us from collecting data about you but you can limit the collection, use and sharing of your personal information by optimising your browser settings accordingly.

Users outside INDIA and consent to Transfer

The services we provide are operated in INDIA. We attempt to protect the personal information of our users and also to comply with the consumer rights laws to the extent to which they may apply to our services. But as our services are located in INDIA, please be aware that any information you provide will be transferred to, stored and processed in INDIA. By using our services you consent to this transfer, processing and storage of your information in INDIA. All data you provide will be treated securely and in accordance with this privacy policy.

Advertising

Currently, we allow third-party companies to serve advertisements to our users. These companies many collect some general information about our users, which is then used to target advertisements.

These companies commonly use tracking technologies to collect this information and the information they collect is subject to their privacy policies.

Modify or delete your personal information

We allow you to access the information we collect from you and you alone.You can do this by contacting us through our Contact page, we may require a government authorised ID prove if you want us to permanently delete your information from our database.

Please Note, that the information we collect from you will never be permanently stored in our database, we will just hold onto it for the time necessary.

Security

We assure you that we have implemented various security measures to protect your personal information from getting into the wrong hands, but as you know that no information flowing through the internet can be deemed 100% secure. As a result, we do protect your information but we cannot guarantee its security. Any information shared between you and servers while using our services is considered to be available at your own risk.

If you believe, that your information is no longer secure with us, you can, at any time stop using our services and contact us regarding the issue.

Links

Many services may contain third-party links that we don’t control. These links may contain advertisements or other content that is hosted by third-parties.

We are not responsible for the privacy practises of any third-party.

Children’s Privacy

Our services are intended for a general audience and are not to be used by the children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13. If a parent becomes aware that his child has provided us with any information without them knowing, the parent should contact us as soon as possible. We will delete any information provided as soon as possible.

Changes

We may update this privacy policy in our discretion when we seem fit and will notify you of any changes that have been made.

Any updation in the privacy policy will be effective immediately upon the posting of the revised Privacy Policy unless specified.

However, we will not use any of your personal information without your consent.

Emails & Newsletters

You can always opt-out of receiving future emails and newsletters from The Smoking Earth by following the instructions contained within them or by Contacting us.

Contact Us

If you have any queries related to this privacy policy, please contact us at

privacy@thesmokingearth.com