moneycontrol.com is strongly committed to your right to privacy and to
keeping your personal and financial information secure. To earn your trust and confidence
in our commitment, we are fully disclosing our privacy practices. We encourage you to read
our privacy statement to understand what types of personally identifiable information we
collect and how we use this information.
Information collected by moneycontrol.com
and how it is used
moneycontrol.com only collects the necessary personally identifiable information in order
to respond to your requests for our customized products and services. Personally identifiable
information includes, but is not limited to, first and last name, physical address, e-mail
address, phone number, birth date, and any other information that itself identifies or when
tied to the above information, may identify you as a specific individual.
This website does not collect personally identifiable information about you except when you
specifically and knowingly provide it. moneycontrol.com and its service partners use your
personally identifiable information to operate the sites and services and to inform you of
new features, services, and products from moneycontrol.com and its affiliates.
moneycontrol.com may also carefully select other companies to send you information about
their products or services which are related to the site's service but are not necessary to
its operation (an "Extended Service"). If moneycontrol.com intends to use personally
identifiable information for an Extended Service, the moneycontrol.com site will provide
you with the ability and requisite instructions to decline this service. You may also stop
the delivery of informational or promotional mail from moneycontrol.com by following the
instructions on the mail.
moneycontrol.com may disclose personally identifiable information if required to do so by
law or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to (i) conform to the edicts
of the law or comply with legal process served on the site or its owners; (ii) protect and
defend the rights or property of the site-owners, the site or the users of moneycontrol.com,
and (iii) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of
moneycontrol.com, the site, its owners, or the public.
User/member interaction features
moneycontrol.com has many features that provide for users/members to disclose their identities
and communicate with other users/members. Your use of such features and disclosure of any
personal details (e.g. e-mail address) by you through these features are at your sole risk
and moneycontrol.com accepts no responsibility for the same. However, if your privacy has
been intruded as a result of participating in such features, you could notify us by e-mail
By accessing the Company website or this Application or otherwise using the Services, you consent to collection, storage, and use of the personal information you provide (including any changes thereto as provided by you) for any of the services that we offer. The Company respects the privacy of the users of the Services and is committed to reasonably protect it in all respects. The information about the user as collected by the Company is:
- Information supplied by users
- Information automatically tracked while navigation
- Information collected from any other source (collectively referred to as Information)
- Information, received and stored by the company
INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY USERS
When you register on the website, Application and for the Service, we ask that you provide basic contact Information such as your name, age, address, pin code, contact number, occupation, interests and email address etc. When you register using your other accounts like on Facebook, Twitter, Gmail etc. we shall retrieve Information from such account to continue to interact with you and to continue providing the Services.
- Accounts - Used for managing multiple user accounts within the app and for Login purposes
- Contacts - Used for accessing users Contact in order to share articles through the app
- Phone - To read phone state and enable user notifications on users device. IMEI is being collected to uniquely identify every user only
- Camera - In order for the user to upload images and profile image of the User. Lets user use Camera inside of Moneycontrol
- Microphone - To enable voice command related actions
- Storage - To access files folders from inside the App
- SMS - To send and receive verification messages
Subscription or paid service data
When you chose any subscription or paid service, we or our payment gateway provider may collect your purchase, address or billing information, including your credit card number and expiration date etc. However when you order using an in-app purchase option, same are handled by such platform providers. The subscriptions or paid Services may be on auto renewal mode unless cancelled. If at any point you do not wish to auto-renew your subscription, you may cancel your subscription before the end of the subscription term.
Accessing and updating personal information
When you use the Services from Moneycontrol (websites or any of its sub sites), we make good faith efforts to provide you, as and when requested by you, with access to your personal information and shall further ensure that any personal information or sensitive personal data or information found to be inaccurate or deficient shall be corrected or amended as feasible, subject to any requirement for such personal information or sensitive personal data or information to be retained by law or for legitimate business purposes.
We ask individual users to identify themselves and the information requested to be accessed, corrected or removed before processing such requests, and we may decline to process requests that are unreasonably repetitive or systematic, require disproportionate technical effort, jeopardize the privacy of others, or would be extremely impractical (for instance, requests concerning information residing on backup tapes), or for which access is not otherwise required. In any case, where we provide information access and correction, we perform this service free of charge, except if doing so would require a disproportionate effort. Because of the way we maintain certain services, after you delete your information, residual copies may take a period of time before they are deleted from our active servers and may remain in our backup systems.
Information from other Sources
We may receive information about you from other sources, add it to our account information and treat it in accordance with this policy. If you provide information to the platform provider or other partner, whom we provide services, your account information and order information may be passed on to us. We may obtain updated contact information from third parties in order to correct our records and fulfil the Services or to communicate with you · Demographic and purchase information: We may reference other sources of demographic and other information in order to provide you with more targeted communications and promotions.
Links to 3rd party sites/ad servers
When we present information to our advertisers -- to help them understand our audience and confirm the value of advertising on our websites or Applications -- it is usually in the form of aggregated statistics on traffic to various pages / content within our websites or Applications. We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our websites or Applications. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number or other personally identifiable information) about your visits to this and other websites or application, in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. We do not provide any personally identifiable information to third party websites / advertisers / ad-servers without your consent.
Information used by the company
The Information as supplied by the users enables us to improve the Services and provide you the most user-friendly experience. In some cases/provision of certain service(s) or utility(ies), we may require your contact address as well. All required information is service dependent and the Company may use the above said user Information to, maintain, protect, and improve the Services (including advertising on the "Application") and for developing new services. We may also use your email address or other personally identifiable information to send commercial or marketing messages without your consent [with an option to subscribe / unsubscribe (where feasible)]. We may, however, use your email address without further consent for non-marketing or administrative purposes (such as notifying you of major changes, for customer service purposes, billing, etc.)
The moneycontrol.com site contains links to other websites. moneycontrol.com is not responsible
for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
If at any time you believe that moneycontrol.com or its users/members have not adhered to
these principles, please notify moneycontrol.com by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org and we
will use all commercially reasonable efforts to promptly determine and correct the problem.