PRIVACY POLICY



Your information is our responsibility

Your information is our responsibility

General Terms

We at Knitter Social Networking Pvt. Ltd. (Hereinafter 'Company', 'Knitter' 'We' or 'us') care for your privacy and the protection of your personal data. This privacy policy provides for our practice related to the collection, use and disclosure of information that you provide to us. This information may include the website and the mobile application or any microsites or sub-sites that we have in present or may have in future ('Website', 'Site', 'Mobile Application or Application', 'App' or 'Platform').

By using this Mobile Application or any services that we offer, you give your consent to us for the collection, use and disclosure of the information in a manner provided in this privacy policy. This Privacy Policy does not intend to create and contractual, financial or any other legal rights in favour of the User.

Knitter Social Networking Private Limited is a Company registered under the Indian Laws. This Privacy Policy shall be applicable to all users of Knitter and the Services provided under it.

In order to get a clear understanding about the terms for using the platform and information related to how we collect, use and distribute the information provided by you including the Personally Identifiable Information, please read the Terms of use along with this Privacy Policy.

Collection Of Information

What information do we collect?

 • We may collect and process the following information or data (including personal information and information that can be uniquely identified with you) about you. When browsing, registering or using our platform, you may be asked to provide information about you, which may include your personal information such as:

    • Full Name, Date of Birth, Gender, Address (including your postal address);
    • Email Address and Password to help you with your experience;
    • Mobile Phone Number;
    • A record of correspondence between you and us;
    • Your replies to any surveys or questionnaire that we may use for research purposes along with your Name, E-mail or Knitter Account details;
    • Device ID and location;
    • Details of your visits to the platform and the resources that you access;
    • Information we may require from you when you report a problem with the platform including your name, mobile number and description of the problem that you are facing;

    • As a part of your Profile creation, we may also collect information related to your Occupation, Education, Interests and Profile Pictures, if you choose to provide these information to us. Similarly, we may also collect your posts including text, image or video if you post them on your timeline.

    • In order to provide better services we also collect information about the Device Id and location along with network and connection information, so that we can provide you more relevant user experience.

    • We shall collect the information about the Name of your village, along with the name of your state and district/city even if you choose to use the application as a guest user to display the relevant content based on your location.

    • We also collect information based on your behavior on the platform to do internal research related to demographics, interests and to understand, protect and serve our users. This includes the URL of website which directed you to us, which URL you next go to, your interests and likes and the products that you browse or view on our platform.

    • We do not provide for any monetary transaction on our platform. Hence, we do not collect or require any accounting, financial details or bank related details including information such as your credit card, debit card or bank account details.

    • Information is also gathered without you actively providing it, through the use of various technologies and methods such as Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, computer browser information and cookies. These methods do not collect or store personal information.

    • We use your IP address to diagnose problems with our server, report aggregate information, and determine the fastest route for your computer to use in connecting to our platform, and to administer and improve the site. An IP address is a number assigned to your computer by your Internet Service Provider (ISP), so you can access the Internet. It is generally considered to be non-personally identifiable information, because in most cases an IP address can only be traced back to your ISP or the large company or organization that provides your internet access (such as your employer if you are at work).

    • We also allow data caching to make your experience better.

 

Why do we collect information?

We collect information about you only to make your experience with us better. We may collect your information to:

    • Connect you with users and help others to find your profile;

    • Use precise location for sharing posts;

    • Customize your experience according to your preferences;

    • Make our platform better and making general improvement in the platform, including and modifications, additions or fixing of issues, if any;

    • To fulfil the obligations arising out of any agreement between you and us;

    • Provide you our services and features;

    • Contact you to notify about any changes in our platform including the changes in any service provided by us, terms of use, privacy policy or any other updates;

    • To keep you informed about our new services, features and updates;

    • Analyze your use of our platform to make your experience better, customize the platform as per your preference including the personalization of content in your feed, marketing purposes and conduct research for further improvement;

    • Notify you about the new posts by other users, about new features or modifications;

    • Send requested information; respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions;

    • Send you additional information related to our service;

    • Marketing purposes and increasing user engagement;

    • For statistical analysis and verification or risk management,

    • Ensure that you comply with the Conditions and applicable law.

    • To meet requirements of any applicable law, regulation, legal process, enforceable governmental request, or customary practice directly or through our affiliates / banks / financial institutions / credit bureaus / agencies;

    • To meet requirements of participation of any telecommunication or electronic clearing network;

    • To enforce applicable Terms of use, including investigation of potential violations and to detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues,

    • To protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of Knitter, our Users or the public as required or permitted by law;

    • To protect us and our users against any kind of harm to our rights, safety or property;

    • Send you additional information related to our services;

 

When Do We Collect Information

We at Knitter do not intend to collect any of your information without your consent or knowledge. If you choose not to provide any information to us, you might not be able to use some of the features or services provided by us. We may collect information when you register, make a transaction, initiate communication, respond to a survey or marketing communication, browse or surf the platform, or use some features on our platform.

We may collect information from you when:

    • You provide information: We collect information from you when you provide information in the fields provided on the Application. We may also collect information about your behavior even when you do not expressly provide it.

    • You post feedbacks, suggestions and comments: If you choose to post messages or upload on the platform, we will collect that information. We retain this information as necessary to resolve disputes, provide customer support and troubleshoot problems as permitted by law.

    • You send personal correspondence: If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails, messages or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on the platform, we may collect such information into a file specific to you. We retain this information as necessary to resolve disputes, provide customer support and troubleshoot problems as permitted by law.

    • You set up an account: We collect personally identifiable information from you when you set up a free account with us.

 

How Do We Use Your Information

    • We may use the information that we collect from you in the following ways:

    • To personalize your experience and to allow us to deliver the type of content and product offerings in which you are most interested and provide customized services to you based upon your likings and behavior on the platform.

    • To allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.

    • To send you offers based on your previous orders and your interests.

    • To provide Services to all Users of the App

    • To improve our App, products and customer service

    • To send periodic Emails,

    • For Other purposes like to administer a contest, promotion, survey or other site or business feature, to conduct statistical analysis, to increase user engagement and marketing;

    • Knitter retains the right to communicate with You (via e-mail, postal service / courier or mobile messaging services) when You have agreed to receive such communication or where operational or regulatory requirements require Us to do so. We further retain the right to communicate through third party vendors. However, we shall not do it without your consent and you have the option to unsubscribe to our communications.

 

Protection Of Information

Our website is scanned on a regular basis for security holes and known vulnerabilities in order to make your visit to our platform as safe as possible.

Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.

 

Use Of Cookies

Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We use cookies to help us understand your preferences based on previous or current activity on the platform, which enables us to provide a better, customized and personalized service. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

In addition to these, we may use cookies to:

    • Analyze our web page flow, measure promotional effectiveness, and promote trust and safety;

    • To offer services that are only available through the use of a “cookie”;

    • Allow you to enter your password less frequently during a session;

    • Provide information that is targeted to your interest.

You can choose to have your computer notify you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser settings. Since the browser is a little different, look at your browser's Help Menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

You can always decline and turn cookies off if your browser permits, but then you will not be able to get access to our features and services which require cookies and you may be required to re-enter your password more frequently during a session. If you turn cookies off, some of the features that make your platform experience more efficient may not function properly.

Once you close your browser, our access to the cookie terminates. You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. To change your browser settings you should go to your advanced preferences.

If you continue to use the Platform having seen the notice then we assume you are happy for us to use the cookies described above.

If you do not allow cookies, this will not affect your access to the majority of information available on the Platform. However, you will not be able to make full use of our services.

 

Sharing And Transfer Of Information

We put our best efforts to protect your personal information and have a strict policy for the information that we share with third parties. If we are required to disclose any information for any reasons, including sharing of your information for advertising purpose, we will ensure that we take reasonable efforts to ensure the confidentiality of any personally identifiable information as far as possible. We share or transfer your information in the following manner:

    • Sharing of non-personally identifiable information: We hold the right to share non-personally identifiable information with third parties for business purposes, to assess traffic, patterns and other such purposes. Non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.

    • Sharing of personally identifiable information: We don’t sell, trade or otherwise transfer to outside parties your Personally Identifiable Information unless we provide users with advance notice. This does not include website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our website and mobile application, conducting our business, or serving our users, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We do not disclose your personal information to third parties for their marketing and advertising purposes without your explicit consent.

    • Transfer of information required under the law: We have the right to share non-personally identifiable information to comply with applicable legal and regulatory processes, or to protect and defend the rights and interests of Knitter and its affiliates and/or other Users or to enforce the terms and conditions which are binding on all Users of the Application.

We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to respond to court orders or any other legal process. We may disclose personal information to law enforcement offices, third party rights owners, or others in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to: enforce our Terms or Privacy Policy; respond to claims that an advertisement, posting or other content violates the rights of a third party; or protect the rights, property or personal safety of our users or the general public.

We may share your information with the third party if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation (for example, if required to do so by a court order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime or upon requisition made by government agencies) and/or in order to enforce any terms of use that apply to any of the Site, or to enforce any other terms and conditions or agreements for our Products or Services that may apply;

    • Transfer of information as a business arrangement: We may transfer your personal information to a third party as part of a sale of some or all of our business and assets to any third party or as part of any business restructuring or reorganization, but we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected. We and our affiliates will share / sell some or all of your personal information with another business entity we (or our assets) plan to merge with, or be acquired by that business entity, or re-organization, amalgamation, restructuring of business. Such a transaction occur that other business entity (or the new combined entity) will be required to follow this privacy policy with respect to your Personal Information.

We will not resell your information to any third party to use it for any third party marketing;

We will only share personally identifiable information with third party vendors:

    • To meet requirements of any applicable law, regulation, legal process, enforceable governmental request, or customary practice directly or through our affiliates / banks / financial institutions / credit bureaus / agencies;

    • To enforce applicable terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations and/or to detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues, and to protect against harm to the rights, property or safety of Knitter, our Users or the public as required or permitted by law.

    • For analytics services for performance monitoring and crash analysis for development and Analytics services for the marketing team to improve the application features.

    • Other than as set out above, we shall not disclose any of your personal information unless you give us permission to do so.

 

Policy Changes

We may amend or modify, this Privacy Policy including replacing this Privacy Policy with a new policy, at any time at the sole discretion of Knitter. However, we will update you about any such changes by updating it on the platform and notifying it to you through a notification or a pop up. Revised Privacy Policy/amendments thereto shall be effective from the date indicated therein.

 

Third Party Links

Our Website links to other websites that may collect personally identifiable information about you. Knitter is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of those linked websites. Therefore, at our discretion, we may include or offer third-party products or services on our website. These third-party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. We therefore have no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. Nonetheless, we seek to protect the integrity of our site and welcome any feedback about these sites.

Also read the Terms of Use to know more about the Third Party Links.

 

Security Precautions

Our application has stringent security measures in place to protect you from the loss, misuse, and alteration of the information which is under our control. We use secure servers wherever necessary, and once your information is in our possession we adhere to strict security guidelines and laws, protecting your information against unauthorized access and illegal use.

 

Opting Out

We provide you with the choice of opting out of receiving non-essential communications like promotional and marketing related from us and our partners. If you do not wish to receive any communications, newsletters or E-mails from us, you have the option to unsubscribe and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.

 

Advertisements

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, telephone number or your account information) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

 

User Consent

Your use of the website and/or by providing your information, you automatically consent to be bound by this Privacy Policy.

 

Miscellaneous

We honor Do Not Track signals and Do Not Track, plant cookies, or use advertising when a Do Not Track (DNT) browser mechanism is in place. We also do not allow third-party behavioral tracking.

 

Information Security

We take reasonable precautions to protect the App and our Users information from unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction of information

We review our information collection, storage and processing practices, to guard against unauthorized access to systems.

We permit access to personally identifiable information to our employees, who are subject to strict contractual confidentiality obligations for data processing purposes.

 

Warranty Disclaimer

Information, content and materials provided under this privacy policy are on an “As Is” basis and Knitter does not make any express or implied representation or warranty regarding the accuracy or completeness of the same.

 

Contact Information

If you have any questions or complaints regarding this Privacy Policy, Kindly make the first attempt to Contact Us. We try to make maximum attempts to address any privacy concerns of our users, and resolve such concerns. If that does not address your concern, you may send your grievances to the Email addressed :