Context & Purpose
- The domain name www.airveda.com, an internet based portal, and Airveda, a mobile application, is owned and operated by Airveda Technologies Pvt Ltd., a company duly incorporated under the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 (hereinafter, referred to as “Airveda” or “We” or “Our” or “Us” or “Company”).
- The type of personal information (including sensitive personal data or information) that Airveda collects from the Users,
- The purpose of collection, means and modes of usage of such personal information by Airveda,
- How and to whom Airveda will disclose such information, and
- How Airveda will protect the personal information including sensitive personal data or information that is collected from the Users.
What is personal information?
- Personal Information means any information that relates to a natural person, which, either directly or indirectly, in combination with other information available with Airveda, is capable of identifying the person concerned.
- Sensitive Personal Data or Information means Personal Information of any individual relating to password; financial information such as bank account or credit card or debit card or other payment instrument details; physical, physiological and mental health condition; sexual orientation; medical records and history; biometric information; any detail relating to the above as provided to or received by Airveda for processing or storage. However, any data/ information relating to an individual that is freely available or accessible in public domain or furnished under the Right to Information Act, 2005 or any other law shall not qualify as sensitive personal data/information.
Types of personal information collected by Airveda mobile apps
- Personal and sensitive information you provide us directly:
- Your username and e-mail address when you register for an Airveda account
- Your Facebook/Google public profile information, including your profile name and profile picture when you register using your Facebook/Google account
- Your Profile picture when you wish to update your profile picture
- Optional additional information you can choose to provide us directly:
- Location (to know the quality of air near you)
- Incase you choose to use our respiratory wellness features we ask you to provid
- Gender, Age, Weight, Height, smoking/non smoking, is user asthmatic (used to help the user use our respiratory health related features)
- Upload user PFT report as a Image (to get an assessment of what your PFT report means)
- Phone number (incase you wish for us to contact you for some query about our products)
- Data records of your Airveda monitor if you register your device to your Airveda App
- Automatically Collected Information:
- Usage And Log Information. We collect information about your activity on our Services, like service-related, diagnostic, and performance information. This includes information about your activity, log files, and diagnostic, crash, website, and performance logs and reports
- Device And Connection Information. We collect device and connection-specific information when you install, access, or use our Services. This includes information such as hardware model, operating system information, app version, mobile network. When you use a device, such a smartphone or a tablet to access the Airveda App, we may access, collect, monitor, store on your device, and/or remotely store one or more “identifiers” (including device model, MAC address, OS version and device location). Identifiers are data, files or similar data structures stored on or associated with your device, which uniquely identify your device. An identifier may be data stored in connection with the device hardware, data stored in connection with the device’s operating system or other software, or data sent to the device by Airveda App. We collect device information for you and other users to utilize our product features.
- Location Information. We collect and use precise location information from your device with your permission when you choose to use location-related features, like nearby stations or monitors on map.
- What choices do I have and how can I delete my personal information?
- Airveda generally stores your personal information on Airveda’s servers until you delete or edit it, or for as long as you remain an Airveda customer in order to provide you with Airveda products and services. You can access or delete your personal information from Airveda’s servers on the Airveda App using an option in the side navigation of the Airveda app. You may also request Airveda to delete your account information on our servers at any time, by contacting us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Types of personal information collected by Airveda on our Website
- A User may have limited access to the Website and utilize some of the Services provided by Airveda without creating an account on the Website. Unregistered Users can access some of the information and details available on the Website. In order to have access to all the features and benefits on our Website, a User may be required to first create an account on our Website. As part of the registration process, Airveda may collect the following categories of personal information from the Users (hereinafter collectively referred to as “User Information”):
- User ID,
- Email address,
- Address (including country and ZIP/postal code),
- Phone number,
- Password chosen by the User,
- Valid financial account information, and
- Other details as the User may volunteer.
- Airveda may keep records of telephone calls received and made for making inquiries, orders, or other purposes for the purpose of administration of Services.
- Internet use: Airveda may also receive and/or hold information about the User’s browsing history including the URL of the site that the User visited prior to visiting the website as well as the Internet Protocol (IP) address of each User's computer (or the proxy server a User used to access the World Wide Web), User's computer operating system and type of web browser the User is using as well as the name of User's ISP. The Website uses temporary cookies to store certain data (that is not sensitive personal data or information) that is used by Airveda and its service providers for the technical administration of the Website, research and development, and for User administration.
- The Website may enable User to communicate with other Users or to post information to be accessed by others, whereupon other Users may collect such data. Airveda hereby expressly disclaims any liability for any misuse of such information that is made available by visitors in such a manner.
- Airveda does not knowingly collect personal data from children.
Purposes for which your information may be used by Airveda:
- The information which Airveda collects from you may be utilized for various business and/or regulatory purposes including for the following purposes:
- Registration of the User on the Website and mobile app,
- Processing the User’s orders / requests and provision of Services,
- Complete transactions with Users effectively and billing for the products/ Services provided,
- Technical administration and customization of Website and mobile app,
- Delivery of personalized information,
- Improvement of Services and features on the Website,
- Research and development and for User administration (including conducting User surveys),
- Non-personally identifiable information, exclusively owned by Airveda may be used in an aggregated or non-personally identifiable form for research, statistical analysis and business intelligence purposes, and Airveda may sell or otherwise transfer such research, statistical or intelligence data in an aggregated or non-personally identifiable form to third parties and affiliates,
- Dealing with requests, enquiries or complaints and other customer care related activities; and all other general administrative and business purposes,
- In case of any contests conducted by Airveda in which the User participates, the User Information may be used for prize fulfillment and other aspects of any contest or similar offering.
Disclosure and transfer of your personal information
- If otherwise required by an order under any law for the time being in force including in response to enquiries by Government agencies for the purpose of verification of identity, or for prevention, detection, investigation including cyber incidents, prosecution, and punishment of offences.
- In case of contests conducted by Airveda in which the User participates, the concerned User’s information may be disclosed to third parties, also be disclosed to third parties to the extent necessary for prize fulfillment and other aspects of such contest or similar offering.
- Airveda makes all User Information accessible to its employees and data processors only on a need-to-know basis. All Airveda employees and data processors, who have access to, and are associated with the processing of User Information, are obliged to respect its confidentiality.
- Non-personally identifiable information may be disclosed to third party ad servers, ad agencies, technology vendors and research firms to serve advertisements to the Users. Airveda may also share its aggregate findings (not specific information) based on information relating to the User’s internet use to prospective, investors, strategic partners, sponsors and others in order to help growth of Airveda's business.
- Airveda may also disclose or transfer the User Information, to another third party as part of reorganization or a sale of the assets of a Airveda corporation division or company. Any third party to which Airveda transfers or sells its assets will have the right to continue to use the personal data and/ or other information that a User provide to us.
Retention of the information
- Airveda will also ensure that User Information is not kept for a period longer than as required for the purposes for which it is collected or as required under any applicable law.
Links to third-party advertisements
- The links to third-party advertisements, third party websites or any third party electronic communication services (referred to as “Third Party Links”) may be provided on the Website or mobile app which are operated by third parties and are not controlled by, or affiliated to, or associated with Airveda unless expressly specified on the Website or mobile app.
Security Practices and Procedures
- Airveda adopts reasonable security practices and procedures to include, technical, operational, managerial and physical security control measures in order to protect the personal information in its possession from loss, misuse and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration and destruction.
- Airveda makes all User Information accessible to its employees only on a need-to-know basis, and binds all such employees to strict confidentiality obligations.
- Airveda takes adequate steps to ensure that third parties to whom the Users’ Sensitive Personal Data or Information may be transferred adopt reasonable level of security practices and procedures to ensure security of Personal Information.
Users’ rights in relation to their personal information collected by Airveda
- In case the User does not provide his/ her information or consent for usage of personal information or subsequently withdraws his/ her consent for usage of the personal information so collected, Airveda reserves the right to discontinue the services for which the said information was sought.
Additional notes to the User
- If a User provides any information that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete (or becomes untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete), or Airveda has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Airveda has the right to suspend or terminate such account at its sole discretion.
- Airveda shall not be responsible for any breach of security or for any actions of any third parties that receive Users' personal data or events that are beyond the reasonable control of Airveda including, acts of government, computer hacking, unauthorized access to computer data and storage device, computer crashes, breach of security and encryption, etc.
- The User is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of the User's account access information and password. The User shall be responsible for all uses of the User's account and password, whether or not authorized by the User. The User shall immediately notify Airveda of any actual or suspected unauthorized use of the User's account or password.
- Airveda will communicate with the Users through email and notices posted on the Website or through other means available through the service, including text and other forms of messaging. The Users can ask Airveda, by sending an email to email@example.com containing the rectification required.
- Airveda addresses any discrepancies and grievances of all Users with respect to processing of information in a time bound manner. Users may write to Airveda team at firstname.lastname@example.org for this purpose.