Cardinbox Privacy Policy

Last modified on 13th July 2017.


Effective date of the privacy policy:

The privacy policy shall take effect as of 19th April 2015.

What is in this Privacy Policy Statement?

  • What does this Statement cover?
  • How Do We Collect Information?
  • How Do We Use Information?
  • How Do We Share Information?
  • What Are Your Choices?
  • Other Information About this Statement?

What does this Statement cover?

This Privacy Policy Statement describes how Cardinbox collects information when You:

  • access sites or use mobile applications or use platform that link to this Statement;
  • upload Your business card and other details such as name, designation, qualifications, addresses, contact numbers, Company name, etc. contained therein on the platform;
  • open and respond to our e­mails; or
  • visit any page online that displays our ads or content.

It does not apply to the collection of information in any way other than as listed above. This Statement also explains how Cardinbox uses and shares this information, sometimes combined with information from Other Sources, and what choices You have in managing Your privacy.
All Internet sites have the ability to collect information about You. We encourage You to read the privacy statements of every site You visit.

How Do We Collect Information?

As stated earlier, You give information directly to us. For example, when You:

  • fill out an online application;
  • register or log into Your account;
  • upload details contained in Your business cards / visiting cards or any digital contact card by whatever name called;
  • provide location information from Your mobile device;
  • add personal data, including Your name, gender, email and bank account information for payment purposes;
  • provide us feedback or contact us via email. That time we will collect Your name and email address,as well as any other content included in the email, in order to send You a reply.

Sometimes we collect information through Other Web-based Technologies / Platforms. For example, we may record information:

  • about Your operating system, browser version, IP Address, mobile application version updates and the mobile device firmware;
  • on our website about the information You search for;
  • when You sign-­in or sign­-out from Your account and other log information etc.;
  • about which ads or web content from us or our Business Partners You click to or view on our sites or on third-­party sites;
  • when You open our e­mails or click on any of their links;
  • We may collect, and we allow third parties to collect, information about how You use and interact with our platform. For Example, We may use analytical software to determine traffic flow, or error notifications etc.

The data information You may upload when using our Platform may be the personal information of others and may be related to the privacy of others. You shall guarantee that You have obtained the necessary authorization to upload such data information and You shall not make related information public without authorization.

How Do We Use Information?

We use information covered by this Statement, sometimes combined with information from Other Web-­based Technologies / Platforms, in the following ways:

  1. To deliver products and services. For example, to:
    • recognize You when You return to our platform;
    • complete transactions; process applications; tell You about updates to Your accounts, products, and services;
    • answer questions and respond to Your requests; and
    • make our sites and apps easier to use.
  2. To advertise and market our products and services, and those of our Business Partners. Forexample, to:
    • present targeted ads on our platform and other sites, in e­mail, in direct mail, and through telemarketing;
    • analyze the effectiveness of ads; and
    • determine whether You would be interested in new products or services.
  3. To conduct research and analysis. For example, to:
    • analyze data to prevent fraud and better understand our customers, site visitors and platform users;and
    • produce data analytics and reports containing only Non­-Personal Information that we share with our Business Partners, as discussed in How Do We Share Information? as otherwise required or permitted by law or with Your consent.

We use Anonymous Data to analyze request and usage patterns so that we may enhance the content of our platform and improve Site navigation. Cardinbox reserves the right to use Anonymous Data for any purpose and disclose Anonymous Data to third parties in its sole discretion.
The information We have collected may be stored and processed by servers of Cardinbox or service providers such as Microsoft Azure etc., and such servers may be distributed across India or in any other countries / regions as required by the services.

How Do We Share Information?

In keeping with the Cardinbox policy, we do not share Personal Information with anyone, except as described below:

  1. We may share Personal Information as required or permitted by law:
    • to comply with legal orders and government requests;
    • to combat fraud or criminal activity, and to protect the rights of Cardinbox and / or its Associates /Affiliates / Partners;
    • with Vendors (who are required to safeguard Personal Information) that help us operate our business;
    • Co­-brand Partners, and other Business Partners with whom we jointly offer products and services (but they may not use this information to independently market their own products or services to You unless You have consented); or
    • with Your consent.
  2. We may share Non-­Personal Information for the same reasons as we might share Personal Information with Business Partners for their own analysis and research or to facilitate targeted content and ads, or with Third-­Party Ad-­Servers to place our ads and/or ads of our Business Partners on our sites and on third-­party sites, and to analyze the effectiveness of those ads.

What Are Your Choices?

You may tell us to stop sending You marketing information. We will still communicate with You in connection with servicing Your account, fulfilling Your request, or administering any promotion or any program in which You may have elected to participate. Materials we send You may still include some offers or promotions.
It may take some time for us to process Your request, consistent with applicable law.
If You do not want to receive Targeted Advertising from Cardinbox, write to us on reach.us@cardinbox.com
To customize Your direct marketing from us and to make other privacy choices, read below:
Cardinbox Account Users:

  • Go to the current applicable application of Cardinbox, log in, and update Your privacy preferences;or
  • Click unsubscribe on the bottom of emails and follow the instructions.

If You do not want us to share Your Non­Personal Information covered by this Statement with our Business Partners for their own analysis, research, and marketing purposes, please write to us on reach.us@cardinbox.com

What other choices do You have?

Most computer systems and browsers offer their own privacy settings. We encourage You to use them to enhance Your choices. Most browsers’ advanced settings allow You to disable Cookies. However, if You do so, many of our site features and services may not work. For example, Your browser must accept Cookies for certain privacy choices above to work. Also, You must manage Your Cookie settings for each computer and browser You use to access the Internet.

How can You update Your Personal Information?

Users can log in to their Cardinbox accounts through the current applicable application to correct or update their Personal Information. Corporate account holders (Entities subscribing to services of Cardinbox for bulk users) can call the customer service number that is already available with them.

How do we keep Your Personal Information safe and secure?

We use reasonable administrative, technical, and physical security measures to protect Your Personal Information. These measures include computer safeguards and secured files and buildings. We also require You to enter a password to access Your account information. Please do not disclose Your account password to unauthorized people. No method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. Therefore, while Cardinbox uses reasonable efforts to protect Your Personal Data,Cardinbox cannot guarantee its absolute security. Please do not send us any Personal Information through unsecured channels, including e­mail or social media sites.

Do we transfer Personal Information to other countries?

We may transfer Personal Information to other countries, for example, for customer service or to link global connections through Your professional network. Regardless of where we transfer Your information, we still protect Your information in the manner described above.

Risks and exemption.

If Your personal information or privacy is disclosed due to any of the following events, we will use Our best efforts to remedy or assist You, provided, however, that You shall agree that we are not liable:

  • Information divulged due to computer virus, trojan and hacker attack;
  • Personal information to be provided as required by law or relevant governments;
  • Personal information disclosed because You tell Your password to or share Your registered account with others; or
  • Any other leakage of personal information that is not ascribable to Cardinbox.

Children under 15

Our sites are not for children under 15 years old. We do not knowingly solicit data online from, or market online to, children under 15. If we knowingly receive a child’s Personal Information, we will delete it from our systems / database.

Can this Statement change?

We may change this Statement at any time. Changes are effective when we post them on this site.

Questions About this Statement?

If you have questions about this Online Privacy Statement, please email us at reach.us@cardinbox.com. Email Subject : Issues about Privacy Policy

Glossary

Cardinbox (We, Our, Us) - Cardinbox Technologies Pvt. Ltd. and any other company owned and / or controlled by Cardinbox Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
Platform -­ Web sites, web applications, APIs(Application Programming Interfaces), Public APIs (Application Programming Interfaces available for public access), SDK (Software Development Kit), mobile applications created by Cardinbox and available for use.
Business Partners -­ any third parties with which we conduct business and have a contractual relationship such as businesses that accept Cardinbox. Business Partners typically are not Vendors.
Clickstream Data -­ usage and browsing information, such as a user’s page viewing history and clicks on items within a website, usually stored in log files.
Co­-brand Partners ­- companies we partner with to offer Digitized Cards featuring both brand logos.
Cookie -­ a small data file placed on your hard drive. Cookies help us keep records, store your preferences,and improve our advertising.
IP Address -­ a number assigned to a device when connecting to the Internet.
Non-­Personal Information -­ information that cannot identify a person such as Cookie data. It may be derived from Personal Information, so long as all Personal Information has been removed.
Other Web Technologies -­ web beacons, pixels, and other technologies, which transfer information from your computer / mobile / mobile application to a server connected to the Internet.
Personal Information ­- information that can identify a person, such as name, address, telephone number,and email address.
Targeted Advertising ­- Ads We, or our Business Partners, display on websites outside the Cardinbox network based on the preferences or interests inferred from data collected from a particular computer or device regarding Web viewing behaviors over time and across different websites.
Third-­Party Ad­-Servers ­- companies that provide the technology to place ads on websites and track adperformance.
Vendor ­- any third party that performs business operations on behalf of Cardinbox, such as printing, mailing,and other communications services (email, direct mail, etc.), marketing, data processing, servicing,collections, or ad management. Vendors typically are not Business Partners.