In terms of the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011 and the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011, any grievance or complaint may be intimated to HomeMitra IT Cell, Mr. Vishwanath Nijagun, who may be reached at our Corporate office No.776, 2nd Floor, ‘Sri Krishna Complex’ 19th Cross, 14th Main, ‘A’ Block, Sahakarnagar, Bangalore 560 092. India. The complaint shall be redressed within a period of 1 (One) month.
“Personal information” is defined to include information that whether on its own or in combination with other information may be used to readily identify or contact you such as: name, address, email address, phone number etc.
We collect personal information from Service Professionals offering their products and services. This information is partially or completely accessible to all visitors using HomeMitra’s website or mobile application, either directly or by submitting a request for a service. Service Professionals and customers are required to create an account to be able to access certain portions of our Website and Phone Apps, such as to submit questions, participate in polls or surveys, to request a quote, to submit a bid in response to a quote, and request information. - Service Professionals, if and when they create and use an account with HomeMitra, will be required to disclose and provide to HomeMitra information including personal contact details, bank details, personal identification details (such as PAN card, Aadhar card, phonebook, call logs etc.) and participate in polls or surveys or feedbacks etc. Such information gathered shall be utilized to ensure greater customer satisfaction and help a customer satiate their needs. The type of personal information that we collect from you varies based on your particular interaction with our Website or mobile application.
Consumers: During the Account registration process and during your usage of HomeMitra’s website or phone application, we will collect information such as your name, postal code, telephone email address and other personal information. You also may provide us with your, mailing address, and demographic information (e.g., gender, age, political preference, education, race or ethnic origin, and other information relevant to user surveys and/or offers). We may also collect personal information that you post in your Offer, Profile, Wants, or Feedback, and any comments or discussions you post in any blog, chat room, or other correspondence site on the Website or phone application, or any comments you provide during dispute resolution with other users of the Website or phone application.
Service Professionals: If you are a Service Professional and would like to post any information about yourself, we will require you to register for an Account. During the Account registration process, we will collect your business name, telephone number, address, pin code, travel preferences, a description of your services, a headline for your profile, first and last name, and email address. Other information may also be required to be provided to HomeMitra whilst you avail and use HomeMitra’s website or phone application. In addition, you may, but are not required to, provide other content or information about your business, including photographs and videos. We also may collect payment information, such as credit card information, from you.
Background Verification: The Service Professional acknowledges that as part of the on-boarding process, the Company or an entity /agency appointed or nominated by the Company (“Verifier”), may undertake background verification checks of the Service Professional in order to authenticate inter alia the genuineness and competency of the Service Professional. In light of the above, the Service Professional expressly consents to and acknowledges the following:
HomeMitra reserves the right to record the conversations between service professionals and consumers facilitated by HomeMitra through the messaging/chat mechanism on the platform or the calls made through the virtual numbers provided to safeguard the privacy of consumers and service professionals. All the chat/messaging logs or call recordings can be used to but not limited to monitor and prohibit abuse, safeguard the rights of consumers and service professionals, resolve disputes.
If we deem it necessary, in our sole and absolute discretion, we may also ask for and collect supplemental information from third parties, such as information about your credit from a credit bureau (to the extent permitted by law), or information to verify any identification details you provide during registration.
You may log into our Website through your Facebook account. If you do so, you must enter the email address and password that you use for your Facebook account. We will ask that you grant us permission to access and collect your Facebook basic information (this includes your name, profile picture, gender, networks, user IDs, list of friends, date of birth, email address, and any other information you have set to public consumption on your Facebook account). If you allow us to have access to this information, then we will have access to this information even if you have chosen not to make that information public.
We store the information that we receive from Facebook with other information that we collect from you or receive about you.
We may obtain your device ID, which is sent to HomeMitra's servers and used in fraud prevention efforts.
Cookies. We and our third party service providers collect information from you by using cookies. A cookie is a small file stored on user's computer hard drive containing information about the user. The cookie helps us analyze web or mobile application traffic or informs you about your use of a particular website or mobile application. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual, tailoring its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences. When you visit the Website, we may send one or more cookies (i.e., a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters) to your computer that identifies your browser.
Disabling Cookies. You can choose 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. If you disable cookies you may be prevented from taking full advantage of the Website because it may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled.
Clear GIFs, pixel tags and other technologies. Clear GIFs are tiny graphics with a unique identifier, similar in function to cookies. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on your computer's hard drive, clear GIFs are embedded invisibly on web pages. We may use clear GIFs (a.k.a. web beacons, web bugs or pixel tags), in connection with our Website to, among other things, track the activities of Website visitors, help us manage content, and compile statistics about Website usage. We and our third party service providers also use clear GIFs in HTML emails to our customers, to help us track email response rates, identify when our emails are viewed, and track whether our emails are forwarded.
(i) This app contains a software development kit (“SDK”) from a third party. The SDK is integrated with this app for the purposes of profiling the device on media consumption and other device data and utilizing the same to analyse media behaviour and/or target relevant content and ads to the device.
(ii) The SDK does not collect any personally identifiable information or audio/video / image/contact files from your mobile device. For any questions or clarifications please reach out to: email@example.com
(iii) The SDK also automatically receives and tracks certain data about your mobile device (such as your device-type, installed software and language preference) your taps and interests; and may create a unique device or user ID for you. In some cases the SDK can automatically detect or infer your location using GPS, your IP address, watermarks, but often your operating system will require you to grant our third party SDK permission to access your GPS; please refer to your device’s system settings regarding location services.
At our sole discretion, HomeMitra may offer any of the following free services on the Website and Phone Apps, which you may select to use or receive at your option. Certain of the following services may require you to provide additional personal information as detailed below:
We may offer a free electronic newsletter to users. We will gather the email addresses of users who sign up for HomeMitra for the newsletter mailing list. Users may remove themselves from this mailing list by opting out of receiving newsletters during the registration process, by following the link provided in each newsletter that points users to a subscription management page where the user can unsubscribe from receiving newsletters or by changing their preferences in their Profile Settings page.
Our Website and Phone Apps users can voluntarily choose to electronically forward a link, page, or document to someone else by clicking "send to a friend." To do so, the user must provide his or her email address, as well as the email address of the recipient. The user's email address is used only in the case of transmission errors and, of course, to let the recipient know who sent the email. The information is not used for any other purpose.
We may offer interactive polls to users so they can easily share their opinions with other users and see what our audience thinks about important issues, Services, and/or the Website and Phone Apps. Opinions or other responses to polls are aggregated and are not identifiable to any particular user. We may use a system to "tag" users after they have voted, so they can vote only once on a particular question. This tag is not correlated with information about individual users.
We may conduct user surveys from time to time to better target our content to our Website and Phone Apps users. We will not share individual responses from these surveys with any third party. We will share aggregate data with third party service providers, partners, and other third parties. We also will post aggregate data containing survey responses on our Website and Phone Apps; that data may be viewed and downloaded by other users of our Website and Phone Apps.
We employ procedural and technological security measures, which are reasonably designed to help protect your personal information from unauthorized access or disclosure. HomeMitra may use encryption, passwords, and physical security measures to help protect your personal information against unauthorized access and disclosure. No security measures, however, are 100% complete. Therefore, we do not promise and cannot guarantee, and thus you should not expect, that your personal information or private communications will not be collected and used by others. You should take steps to protect against unauthorized access to your password, phone, and computer by, among other things, signing off after using a shared computer, choosing a robust password that nobody else knows or can easily guess, and keeping your log-in and password private. HomeMitra is not responsible for the unauthorized use of your information or for any lost, stolen, compromised passwords, or for any activity on your Account via unauthorized password activity.
We may share the information that we collect about you, including your personal information, as follows:
We may contract with various third parties for the provision and maintenance of the Website and Phone Apps, Services and our business operations, and HomeMitra may need to share your personal information and data generated by cookies and aggregate information (collectively, "information") with these vendors and service agencies. For example, we may provide your information to a credit card processing company to process your payment. The vendors and service agencies will not receive any right to use your personal information beyond what is necessary to perform its obligations to provide the Services to you. If you complete a survey, we also may share your information with the survey provider; if we offer a survey in conjunction with another entity, we also will disclose the results to that entity.
Your request for services may be shared with third party websites and Phone Apps with whom we have a contractual relationship in order to provide your request with maximum exposure. The post on the third party website and Phone Apps will include the details of your request, including your location, and other contact details. Interested bidders, however, will be able to click on your request on such third party site, and will be directed to our Website and Phone Apps where they will have access to your contact details (Partial or complete), as would any other service provider on our Website and Phone Apps interested in bidding on your request.
If you are a Service Professional, the information that you post (other than your payment information) is available to other users of our Website and Phone Apps and our Services. Comments that users post to our Website and Phone Apps also will be available to other visitors to our Website and Phone. In addition, we will post the results (in aggregate form) of surveys to our Website and Phone Apps. If you are a consumer, name, and location, as well as the details of your request, are available to all visitors to our Website and Phone Apps. Bidding professionals also will be permitted to see the consumer's full name, telephone number, email address and the location
We will disclose your information, including, without limitation, your name, city, state, telephone number, email address, user ID, history, quoting and listing history, and fraud complaints, to law enforcement or other government officials if we are required to do so by law, regulation or other government authority or otherwise in cooperation with an investigation of a governmental authority.
In the event that HomeMitra undergoes a change in control, including, without limitation, a merger or sale of all or substantially all of HomeMitra's assets to which this Website and Phone Apps relates or other corporate reorganization in which HomeMitra participates, and is thus merged with or acquired by a third party entity (a "Successor"), HomeMitra hereby reserves the right to transfer the information we have collected from the users of the Website and Phone Apps and/or Services to such Successor.
In addition, in the event of HomeMitra's bankruptcy, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application or laws or equitable principles affecting creditors' rights generally, HomeMitra may not be able to control how your information is transferred, used, or treated and reserves the right to transfer the information we have collected from the users of the Website and Phone Apps and/or Services to non-affiliated third parties in such event.
We may share your personal information with other Registered Users to whom you explicitly ask us to send your information or if you explicitly consent to such disclosure upon receipt of a specific Service. For instance, when you contract for a specific Service with another Registered User, HomeMitra will send that Registered User a notice that includes the personal information that you have chosen to allow HomeMitra to reveal to users with whom you contract.
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
We may send periodic promotional or informational emails to you. You may opt-out of such communications by following the opt-out instructions contained in the email. Please note that it may take up to 10 business days for us to process opt-out requests. If you opt-out of receiving emails about recommendations or other information we think may interest you, we may still send you emails about your Account or any Services you have requested or received from us.
As a Registered User of the Website and Phone Apps you will select a Full Name during the registration process. All of your activities on the Website and Phone Apps will be traceable to your Full Name. Certain other people, including other Registered Users with whom you have transacted business via the Website and Phone Apps, can see a large part of your activity on the Website and Phone Apps. If you book a service with a Registered User, cancel a scheduled service with a Registered User, receive an offer on your posted service from a Registered User, or have posted a service, HomeMitra may send a notice to you or the appropriate Registered User that includes your Full Name. Thus, if you associate your real name with your Full Name, the people to whom you have revealed your name may be able to personally identify your Website and Phone Apps activities.
The Website and Phone Apps facilitates your sharing of personal information with others in order to negotiate, provide, and use the Services. If you agree to contract for a service with another Registered User, you may need to reveal your name, email, phone number, or personal address to that individual so that the service may be performed. Please respect the privacy of others. You agree to use the information of other users solely for the following purposes: (a) HomeMitra transaction related purposes; and (b) using Services offered through the Website or Phone Apps.
Your password is the key to your Account. When creating your password you should use unique numbers, letters, special characters, and combinations thereof. In addition, DO NOT disclose your password to anyone. If you do share your password or your personal information with others, you are solely responsible for all actions taken via your Account. If you lose control of your password, you may lose substantial control over your personal information and be subject to legally binding actions taken on your behalf. Thus, IF YOUR PASSWORD HAS BEEN COMPROMISED FOR ANY REASON, YOU MUST IMMEDIATELY NOTIFY HOMEMITRA TO CHANGE YOUR PASSWORD.
We invite you to post content on our Website and Phone Apps, including your comments, feedback, pictures, and any other information that you would like to be available on our Website and Phone Apps. If you post content to our Website and Phone Apps, all of the information that you post will be available to all visitors to our Website and Phone Apps. If you post your own content on our Website and Phone Apps or Services, your posting may become public and HomeMitra cannot prevent such information from being used in a manner that may violate this Policy, the law, or your personal privacy.
THIS POLICY IS CURRENT AS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE SET FORTH ABOVE. HOMEMITRA MAY, IN ITS SOLE AND ABSOLUTE DISCRETION, CHANGE THIS POLICY FROM TIME TO TIME BY UPDATING THIS DOCUMENT. HOMEMITRA WILL POST ITS UPDATED POLICY ON THE WEBSITE AND RESPECTIVE PHONE APPS. HOMEMITRA ENCOURAGES YOU TO REVIEW THIS POLICY REGULARLY FOR ANY CHANGES. YOUR CONTINUED USE OF THIS WEBSITE AND PHONE APPS AND/OR CONTINUED PROVISION OF PERSONAL INFORMATION TO US WILL BE SUBJECT TO THE TERMS OF THE THEN CURRENT POLICY.
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