privacy policy
Commitment

BTVI (“we”, “us”, “the website”) is strongly committed to the data subject’s (“you”, “your”, “subscriber”, “user”) 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. This statement applies solely to the information collected on BTVI.in.

This privacy policy describes the usage of information provided or collected on the sites and applications where this privacy policy is posted. We follow this privacy policy in accordance with applicable law in the regions where we operate. In some cases, we may provide additional data privacy notices specific to certain services or regions. Those terms are to be read in combination with this policy.

Please keep in mind that when you provide information to us on a third-party site or platform (for example, via our applications like social media login) the information we collect is through those third-party sites linked with our applications and is covered by this privacy policy, and the information the third-party site or platform collects is subject to the third-party site or platform’s privacy practices. Privacy choices you have made on the third-party site or platform will not apply to our use of the information we have collected directly through our sites or applications. Please also keep in observance that our sites and applications may contain links to other sites not owned or controlled by us and we are not responsible for the privacy practices of those sites. We encourage you to be aware when you leave our sites or applications and to read the privacy policies of other sites that may collect your personal information.

All capitalized terms that have not been specifically defined herein shall have the same meaning as provided under the Terms of Use.

Provisions of the Services

BTVI has subsidiaries and affiliated legal entities ("Subsidiaries and Affiliates"). Sometimes, these companies will be providing the Services to you on behalf of BTVI itself. You acknowledge and agree that Subsidiaries and Affiliates will be entitled to provide the Services to you and the same terms and conditions shall be binding on you for such Services.

BTVI is constantly innovating in order to provide the best possible experience for its users. You acknowledge and agree that the form and nature of the Services which BTVI provides may change from time to time without prior notice to you.

As part of this continuing innovation, you acknowledge and agree that BTVI may stop (permanently or temporarily) providing the Services (or any features within the Services) to you or to users generally at BTVI's sole discretion, without prior notice to you. You may stop using the Services at any time. You do not need to specifically inform BTVI when you stop using the Services.

You acknowledge and agree that if BTVI disables access to your account, you may be prevented from accessing the Services, your account details or any files or other content which is contained in your account. You're responsible for backing up the data that you store on the service. If your service is suspended or canceled, we may permanently delete your data from our servers without any intimation whatsoever to you. We have no obligation to return data to you after the service is suspended or canceled. If data is stored with an expiration date, we may also delete the data as of that date. Data that is deleted may be irretrievable. You further acknowledge that we do not allow any person other than the officials of BTVI to access our servers.

You acknowledge and agree that while BTVI may not currently have set a fixed upper limit on the number of transmissions you may send or receive through the Services or on the amount of storage space used for the provision of any Service, such fixed upper limits may be set by BTVI at any time, at BTVI's discretion.

News

BTVI may provide, on real time, updated news related to business and/ or finance. You acknowledge that on most of the time the news provided shall be from a source. Further statements/ comments of any person, if any, made in the designated area shall be of the person making the statement/ comment. BTVI does not endorse such statement/ comment. BTVI does not assume any responsibility of such statement/ comment. It is your responsibility to evaluate the accuracy, completeness or usefulness of any information, opinion, advise or other content available through this Web Site. Under no circumstances will BTVI be liable for any loss or damage, either direct and/ or indirect caused by your reliance on information obtained through either the content on this Web Site.

You shall not download, save for later use, resell, redistribute, broadcast or transfer the information provided in a searchable, machine - readable database unless separately and specifically authorized in writing by BTVI prior to such use. You shall not rent, lease, sublicense, distribute, transfer, copy, reproduce, publicly display, publish, adapt or store any part thereof, or any of the information received or accessed therefrom to or through any other person or entity unless separately and specifically authorized in writing by BTVI.

Proprietary Rights

You acknowledge and agree that BTVI (or BTVI's licensors) own all legal right, title and interest in and to the Services, including any intellectual property rights which subsist in the Services (whether those rights happen to be registered or not, and wherever in the world those rights may exist). You further acknowledge that the Services may contain information which is designated confidential by BTVI and that you shall not disclose such information without BTVI's prior written consent.

Unless you have agreed otherwise in writing with BTVI, nothing in the Terms gives you a right to use any BTVI's trade names, trade marks, service marks, logos, domain names, and other distinctive brand features.

If you have been given an explicit right to use any of these brand features in a separate written agreement with BTVI, then you agree that your use of such features BTVI's brand feature use guidelines as updated from time to time. These guidelines may be provided for this purpose from time to time.

Other than the limited license set forth in Section 9, BTVI acknowledges and agrees that it obtains no right, title or interest from you (or your licensors) under these Terms in or to any Content that you submit, post, transmit or display on, or through, the Services, including any intellectual property rights which subsist in that Content (whether those rights happen to be registered or not, and wherever in the world those rights may exist). Unless you have agreed otherwise in writing with BTVI, you agree that you are responsible for protecting and enforcing those rights and that BTVI has no obligation to do so on your behalf.

You agree that you shall not remove, obscure, or alter any proprietary rights notices (including copyright and trade mark notices) which may be affixed to or contained within the Services.

Unless you have been expressly authorized to do so in writing by BTVI, you agree that in using the Services, you will not use any trade mark, service mark, trade name, logo of any company or organization in a way that is likely or intended to cause confusion about the owner or authorized user of such marks, names or logo.

Copyright

BTVI as well as the design and information contained in this site is the valuable, exclusive property of BTVI. All stock call information on BTVI is the proprietary, confidential property of BTVI. You agree not to circulate or rebroadcast in any way any of the stock call information made on BTVI, unless and until you have perfmission from BTVI. You shall not download, save for later use, resell, redistribute, broadcast or transfer the information or use the information in a searchable, machine-readable database unless separately and specifically authorized in writing by BTVI prior to such use.

You shall not rent, lease, sublicense, distribute, transfer, copy, reproduce, publicly display, publish, adapt, store or time-share BTVI, any part thereof, or any of the information received or accessed therefrom to or through any other person or entity unless separately and specifically authorised in writing by BTVI prior to such use. In addition, you may not remove, alter or obscure any copyright, legal or proprietary notices in or on any portions of BTVI without prior written authorisation except as set forth herein, any other use of the information contained in this site requires the prior written consent of BTVI and may require a separate fee.

Delays in Services

Neither BTVI (including its and their directors, employees, affiliates, agents, representatives or subcontractors) shall be liable for any loss or liability resulting, directly or indirectly, from delays or interruptions due to electronic or mechanical equipment failures, telephone interconnect problems, defects, weather, strikes, walkouts, fire, acts of God, riots, armed conflicts, acts of war, or other like causes. BTVI shall have no responsibility to provide you access to BTVI while interruption of BTVI is due to any such cause shall continue. Further BTVI shall not have any liability whatsoever for losses (direct and/ or indirect) caused to you for disruption in services for such causes.

Limited Time to Bring Your Claim

You and BTVI agree that any cause of action arising out of or related to the BTVI's web sites, only, must commence within 6 months after the cause of action accrues otherwise, such cause of action will be permanently barred.

User Consent

By using BTVI’s services (for example, when you visit our website, respond to polls, play quizes, communicate with us, on our sites or applications), you agree to our collection, use and sharing of your personal information as described in this policy. In some cases, particularly if you reside in a country governed by a data protection regulation, we may ask you to provide explicit consent to access our services before proceeding for further operations.

In case of any roaming user profile or if you are a traveller visiting various countries around the world and avail BTVI's services, then we will consider the country of registration as your primary country and the consents obtained at the time of registration will be valid for your processing of personal information. The privacy terms applicable as per the law of that country at the time of registration will apply to you.

Collection of Personal Information and it’s use

‘Personal Information’ or ‘PII’ is defined as any information that identifies (whether directly or indirectly) a particular individual or natural person, such as the individual’s name, postal address, email address, and mobile number indicating to that particular person or is identifiable. When anonymous information is directly or indirectly associated with personal information, the resulting information can also be treated as personal information.

BTVI only collects the necessary personally identifiable information in order to respond to your requests for our customized products and services.

BTVI does not collect personally identifiable information about you except when you specifically and knowingly provide it. BTVI 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 BTVI.

I. Information you provide to us

We may ask for and collect the following personal information about you when you use the website and without this information we may not be able to provide you with all the requested services;

a. Registration Data

To use certain features on the website, Application and for the Services (such as event registrations and website campaigns, surveys, quizzes, polls), you may provide basic contact Information, including but not limited to:

  • First Name
  • Last Name
  • Email Address
  • Phone number

b. Mobile device permissions

When accessing our application on mobile devices, we may request and gain access to the following:

  • 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 user’s 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. Let’s user use Camera inside of BTVI
  • Microphone - To enable voice command related actions
  • Storage - To access files folders from inside the App
  • SMS - To send and receive verification messages

Permissions to these settings may be essential in adequate running of the application. Permissions can be managed through the respective user devices using the “settings” option.

II. Information you provide to us voluntarily

If you send us personal correspondence, such as emails or letters, or if other users or third parties send us correspondence about your activities or postings on the website, we may collect and store such information.

We may collect additional information at other times, when you provide feedback(s), modify your content or email preferences, respond to surveys, or communicate with us. This information may include your name, e-mail id, mobile number, location, etc.

III. Information we collect automatically

We collect information about you and your use of our service, your interactions with us and our advertising agencies, as well as information regarding your computer or other devices used to access our service (such as mobile devices, tablets and other viewing devices). This information may include, but is not limited to:

  • Activities on the website such as type of pages viewed, time spent on pages, search queries etc.
  • Your interactions with our email, customer care and messaging platform.
  • Geo-location information through IP addresses;
  • Device information like device id, device model etc. and other unique identifiers
  • Advertising identifiers, such as those found on mobile devices & tablets, devices that include identifiers(for example the Identifiers for Advertisers (IDFA) on iOS devices and GAID on Android devices);
  • Information collected via the use of cookies and other technologies* ;

*Note: To improve the responsiveness of the "Application" for our users, we may use "cookies", or similar electronic tools to collect information to assign each visitor a unique, random number as a User Identification ("User ID") to understand the user's individual interests using the identified computer. Unless you voluntarily identify yourself (through registration, for example), we would not know who you are, even if we assign a cookie to your computer. The only personal information which a cookie can hold is the information you supply. A cookie cannot read data from your hard drive. Our advertisers may also assign their own cookies to your browser(s) (if you click on their ads), a process that we do not control. We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with us via website(s), Application(s) or Services through your computer/laptop/notebook/ mobile/tablet/pad/handheld device or any other electronic device capable of connecting to internet.

IV. Inferred Information through usage and log data

We may track certain information about you based upon your behaviour on the website. We use this information for conducting internal research on our users' demographics, devices, interests, and behaviour to better understand, protect and serve our users. This information is compiled and analysed on an aggregated basis.

We may also collect Your Information to track user behaviour and preferences for internal analytics and research. We may also use your information:

  • To evaluate Your interest for news, services, offers, subscriptions, advertisements;
  • To perform analysis and conduct customer research, to determine your interest, for identifying content that generate sales and to analyse traffic patterns.
V. Information we collect through third parties

Social Media Login

When you sign in through, or use your other accounts like on Facebook, Gmail, and WhatsApp, Twitter etc. to share or respond to posts, we shall retrieve Information from such accounts to continue to interact with you and to continue providing the Services. We collect the following information from the respective social media platforms, including but not limited to:

  • Facebook
  • Google
  • Twitter
  • WhatsApp
Purposes and Lawfulness of processing

The website will only collect and process personal data about you where we have lawful basis. Lawful basis on which we would process your personal information includes obtaining explicit consent from you for processing your personal information or processing for “legitimate interests” where processing is necessary by us to provide you with customer support or process your data for providing premium services (For e.g. processing of your information by our payment gateway service providers).

We use information to provide, analyse, administer, enhance and personalize our service and marketing efforts, to process your registration, and to communicate with you related to the cases mentioned below. For example, we use information to:

  • The main uses of your personal information are to verify your identity; to help provide our services and to administer those services
  • communicate with you concerning our service (for example by email, push notifications text messaging, and online messaging channels), so that we communicate news regarding the website to you, details about new features and content available on the the website, and special offers, promotional announcements, contests and consumer surveys, and to assist you with operational requests such as password reset requests.
  • For marketing (where you have agreed to this) and for market research purposes, including internal demographic studies, to provide, optimize and personalize our services and to send you newsletters and information (where you have agreed to this) about our products and services.
  • Determine your requirements and provide personalized suggestions, tips and news alerts for various topics all of which we think will be of interest to you;
  • Prevent, detect and investigate potentially prohibited or illegal activities, including fraud;
  • Analyze and understand our audience, improve our service (including our user interface experiences) and optimize content selection, recommendation algorithms and delivery;
  • Notify you about changes in terms of service.
  • Allow you to participate in interactive features (notify you about events, run competitions and games) offered through our Services.
  • Carry out our obligations and enforce our rights arising from any contracts entered into between you and us, including for billing, chargeback and collection.

We may use your information to provide you with personalised experience when you visit/use one of our sites/apps, and for insight and marketing purposes.

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 with your consent, as applicable by local laws [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.)

Any personally identifiable information provided by you will not be considered as sensitive if it is freely available and / or accessible in the public domain like any comments, messages, blogs, scribbles available on social platforms like Facebook, twitter etc. Any posted/uploaded/conveyed/communicated by users on the public sections of the website or the Application becomes published content and is not considered personally identifiable information subject to this Privacy Policy. In case you choose to decline to submit personally identifiable information, we may not be able to provide certain services to you. In any case, we will not be liable and or responsible for the denial of certain services to you for lack of you providing the necessary personal information. When you register with the Application or Services, we contact you from time to time about updating your personal information to provide the users such features that we believe may benefit / interest you.

Security and compliance with laws

We are continuously implementing and updating administrative, technical, and physical security measures to help protect your information against unauthorized access, loss, destruction, or alteration. Some of the safeguards we may use to protect your information are firewalls and data encryption, and information access controls. If you know or have reason to believe that your account credentials have been lost, stolen, altered, or otherwise compromised or in case of any actual or suspected unauthorized use of your account, please contact us by contacting our customer support team.

Change in Policy

This Privacy Policy is subject to change from time to time. We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to modify the terms of this Privacy Policy from time to time in order to ensure compliance with applicable laws (“Updated Terms”). The Updated Terms shall be effective immediately and shall supersede the terms of this Privacy Policy. We will notify you of any changes to this privacy policy if the changes made to the policy significantly affects your rights or as may be required by law. You shall be solely responsible for reviewing the Privacy Policy from time to time for any modifications. By continuing to use the website after the updated Terms have been published, you affirm your agreement to the updated terms.

Contact information

Support

If you require any information or clarification regarding the use of your personal information or this privacy policy or grievances with respect to use of your personal information, please email us at contact@btvi.in