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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy forms part of our Website’s Terms of Service. By accepting the Terms of Service and the Privacy Policy on the registration page, you consent to providing sensitive personal data or personal information and are aware of the purpose of sharing such information. The following policy applies to your use of Carromshots Private Limited’s (hereinafter referred to as “Carromshots” or “we” or “us” or “our”) website and/or Services, and covers information collected in connection with your access to and use of our website and/or Services. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully.

By registering with us and continuing to interact with us, you are consenting to the practices described in this Privacy Policy. The registration procedure to access our services cannot be completed until information in the non-optional fields is provided. Certain additional personal information may also be requested by Carromshots for permitting you access to any Cash Games organized by us.

  1. Policy objective We respect your privacy and assure you that any information provided by you to Carromshots is protected and will be dealt with according to this Policy and the applicable laws. To avail of the services offered on www.carromshots.com and application(s) (hereinafter singly referred to as the “Platform” and collectively referred to as “Platforms”), you may have to provide certain information to us. This Policy provides the procedure followed by Carromshots to gather, use, store, disclose, and manage users’ personal data. Carromshots only collects personal data for the purpose of verifying user accounts, maintaining the accounts of the users, completing transactions of the users, analyzing user behavior, and other related requirements.

  2. What information do we collect: We collect or receive information you provide when you use, register on our Platform, access your account, communicate with us, answer our surveys, upload content, or otherwise use our Services. We collect the following information about you:

  3. Sensitive Personal Data: Account passwordFinancial information such as Bank account or credit card or debit card or other payment instrument details

  4. Other Personal Information: NameDate of birthTelephone numberPostal/Contact addressPAN number (as applicable)The IP address of your computer, browser type and language.The date and time during which you accessed the site.The address of the website which you may have used to link to any WebsiteYour photograph for testimonials and other promotions.Such other information that is defined as sensitive personal data or information in law.

  5. How we use your information: We may use information about you for a number of purposes, including: a. For providing our services: All users of Carromshots consent to the use of Sensitive Personal Data and Other Personal Information for verifying user accounts, maintaining the accounts of the users, completing transactions of the users, for analyzing user behavior, and other related requirements. b. Providing, Improving, and Developing our Services: We may also use software applications for Platform traffic analysis, to gather related statistics, for advertising, and for determining the efficacy and popularity of Carromshots among others. c. Marketing: Photographs provided as a part of testimonials and promotions by you specifically for marketing purposes give us irrevocable rights to use it for that purpose. We retain the discretion to delete or not use it any further, subject to the User Control of Personal Data and Information clause of this Privacy Policy. Presently, Carromshots also displays advertising and remarketing through Google Analytics, wherein third party vendors including google, display our ads on sites across the internet and use first party cookies and third party cookies together to inform, optimize and serve ads based on visits of visitors to our website. Our visitors are free to opt out of Google Analytics for display advertising and customize google display network ads using ads preference manager. d. Sharing Data: We may be required to share information received from you, with our employees, contracts, agents and regulatory authority(ies). We restrict access to personal information to these abovementioned parties and only allow access to your data on a need-to-know basis to process it for providing our Services or otherwise if requested in case of regulatory authority(ies). We may also share personally identifiable information with advertisers and sponsors of Carromshots. We may also use your name, photo, Login ID, and the state from where you are participating when announcing the results of any contests run on the Platform. Such contests are further governed by terms and conditions available on the Platforms when such a contest is run on any Platform. Carromshots conducts periodic analysis and survey of the traffic to the Platform for market research and advertising purposes. In pursuance of the same, we reserve the right to share your registration information with Carromshots appointed market research and advertising companies or firms from time to time for the said purposes. Carromshots may also use cumulative non-personal information for auditing and analysis purposes with the aim of improving its services. e. Cookies: What is a Cookie: A cookie is a small text file that uniquely identifies your browser when you visit a website. Cookies allow us to retain your preferences and account settings, among other things. You understand and accept that when you visit our Platform(s), cookies may be left on your computer. These cookies assigned by the servers of Carromshots may be used to personalize your experience on the Platform(s). Additionally, cookies may also be used for authentication, game management, data analysis, and security purposes. Cookies may also be assigned by the advertisers of Carromshots when you click on any of the advertisements which may be displayed on any Website, in which case such cookies are controlled by these advertisers and not Carromshots. f. Email communication: When you register your email address with Carromshots, you agree to receive email communication from Carromshots, entities specifically authorized by Carromshots, and other users. You also agree and acknowledge that when you use our referral program for referring someone, Carromshots will send emails to such person referred by you on your behalf, and the email headers will carry your email address as the address from which such emails are sent. Carromshots may also access and store such information relating to your contacts to send invitations and other promotions to them periodically.

  6. Data Security: We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or unauthorized alteration, disclosure, or destruction of data. These include internal reviews of our data collection, storage, and processing practices and security measures. We also undertake measures, including appropriate encryption and physical security measures, to guard against unauthorized access to systems where we store personal data. Carromshots has a comprehensive information security program and information security policies which contain managerial, technical, operational, and physical security control measures adopted by Carromshots for the protection of Sensitive Personal Date and Other Personal Information. Information gathered by Carromshots is stored securely using several information security applications, including firewalls. However, security is always relative, and Carromshots cannot guarantee that its security measures are absolute and cannot be breached. Data transmitted over the Internet is inherently exposed to security risks or threats. For instance, information transmitted via chat or email can be compromised and used by others. Therefore, Carromshots cannot guarantee any security for such information in the course of transmission through the internet infrastructure or any unsolicited disclosures made by any user availing the services of the Platform. When you register with Carromshots, your account is protected by means of login information which includes a username and a password that is known only to you. Therefore, you should not provide your user credentials and related personal information to anyone whosoever.