Privacy Policy

What is this Privacy Policy for?

This privacy policy is for Talk about Platform, Talk about News mobile App, Talk about News web app, talkabout.co.in and served by TIMEBENDER TECHNOLOGIES IND. PVT. LTD and governs the privacy of the users who choose to use it.

The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the app, web app, website and website owners. Furthermore the way this app, web app & website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

PRIVACY OF THE TALKABOUT PLATFORM

PRIVACY OF THE DATA IN MOBILE APP

PRIVACY OF DATA IN WEB APP & WEBSITE

WEB APP

THE WEBSITE

Use of Cookies

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website.

Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computers, mobile  storage that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, web app through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.

Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors. 

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Inc via Google Analytics, which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your mobile storage, computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google’s privacy policy here for further information [http://www.google.com/privacy.html].

Other cookies may be stored to your computer’s hard drive & mobile storage by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 30 days, though some may take longer. We do not control or have access to confidential information stored by third parties in such cookies.
 

Email

This website does operate an Beta programme which takes an email address for subscription service.  

Users can also write emails to Us via standard email services. Email conversations initiated by You are kept confidential, except whenever You give explicit permission to share the conversation with others, or whenever the information was previously known to Us, or when the information is acquired via other channels with lesser privacy requirements, or when required to disclose the information by law.

These email responses are taken in compliance with UK Spam Laws detailed in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. All personal details relating to emails received to and sent by Us are held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of 1) the company that operates this website and 2) our service providers, including, but not limited to, the companies that host our servers and provide us with Internet access and email service. Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you may request a copy of personal information held about you by this website’s forum. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to the business address at the bottom of this policy.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This web app & website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

Shortened Links in Social Media

This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls [web addresses] (this is an example: 
http://bit.ly/1JeQvBi).

Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.


Service providers

The following is a non-exhaustive list of our service providers. Depending on the services that we obtain from the companies below, different confidential data may be shared with them.

- Hostgator LLC

- Google Inc.

- Facebook Inc.

- Twitter Inc.

- Linkedin Inc.

If you wish to obtain information regarding which companies may have access to the personal data we hold on you, please contact us.


v.1.1 NOVEMBER 2016, Edited & customised by: TIMEBENDER TECHNOLOGIES INDIA Pvt Ltd., No-34, Marutham Complex, Vadavalli, Coimbatore, TN, INDIA - 641041.