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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Information We Collect

We may obtain personal information about you from various sources, including this website, mobile applications, when you call or email us or communicate with us through social media, or when you participate in events or other promotions. We also may obtain information about you from our parent, affiliate or subsidiary companies, business partners and other third parties.

The types of personal information we may obtain include:

  • Your contact information (such as name, Twitter handle, postal and email address, or phone number)
  • Contact information of friends or other people you would like us to contact
  • Username and password for the account you may establish on our sites
  • Shipping information (including the shipping address and phone number)
  • Demographic information (such as age, date of birth and gender)
  • Information you provide by interacting with us through social media, including photographs
  • Location information, such as the real-time geographic location of the device on which you install our mobile applications
  • Shopping behavior and preferences, and a record of the purchases you make on our websites
  • Other details that you may submit to us or that may be included in the information provided to us by third parties

In addition, when you visit our websites or use our mobile applications, we may collect certain information by automated means, such as cookies and web beacons. A “cookie” is a text file that websites send to a visitor‘s computer or other Internet-connected device to uniquely identify the visitor’s browser or to store information or settings in the browser. A “web beacon,” also known as an Internet tag, pixel tag or clear GIF, is used to transmit information back to a web server. We also may use third-party website analytics tools (such as Omniture or Google), that collect information about visitor traffic on our sites and mobile applications. The information we may collect by automated means includes:

 

  • Information about the devices our visitors use to access the Internet (such as the IP address and the device, browser and operating system type)
  • URLs that refer visitors to our sites
  • Dates and times of visits to our sites
  • Information on actions taken on our sites (such as page views and site navigation patterns)
  • A general geographic location (such as country and city) from which a visitor accesses our websites
  • Search terms that visitors use to reach our sites
  • How We Use the Information We Collect
  • We may use the information we obtain about you to:
  • Register you for membership on our platform, and manage and maintain your account on our site and various applications.
  • Provide products or services you request
  • Process, validate, confirm, verify, deliver and track your purchases (including contacting you about your orders via email or telephone)
  • Maintain a record of the purchases you make on our sites
  • Respond to your questions and comments and provide customer support
  • Communicate with you about our products, services, offers, events and promotions, and offer you products and services we believe may be of interest to you
  • Enable you to communicate with us through our blogs, social networks and other interactive media
  • Publish your testimonials about Airtel Smartstore, including on our website and blog, and on social networks
  • Manage your participation in our events, sweepstakes and other promotions
  • Tailor our products and services to suit your personal interests and the manner in which visitors use our sites, applications and social media assets
  • Operate, evaluate and improve our business and the products and services we offer
  • Analyze and enhance our marketing communications and strategies (including by identifying when emails sent to you have been received and read)
  • Analyze trends and statistics regarding visitors’ use of our sites, mobile applications and social media assets, and the purchases visitors make on our sites
  • Protect against and prevent fraud, unauthorized transactions, claims and other liabilities, and manage risk exposure, including by identifying potential hackers and other unauthorized users.
  • Enforce our Website Terms of Use and Terms and Conditions
  • Comply with applicable legal requirements and industry standards and our policies

In addition to the data uses described above, we may use the information collected through cookies and other automated means to uniquely identify the electronic shopping basket you may create on our sites and enable you to retrieve shopping baskets you previously created. We also may use cookies to identify and authenticate visitors.

We may combine the information we collect with publicly available information and information we receive from our parent, affiliate or subsidiary companies, business partners and other third parties. We may use that combined information to enhance and personalize your shopping experience with us, to communicate with you about products, services and events that may be of interest to you, for other promotional purposes, and for other purposes described in this section.We also may use the information we obtain about you in other ways for which we provide specific notice at the time of collection.

 

Online Advertising

On our websites, we may collect information about your online activities to provide advertising about products and services tailored to your individual interests. You may see certain ads on this and other sites because we participate in advertising networks. Ad networks allow us to target our advertising to users through demographic, behavioral and contextual means. These networks track your online activities over time by collecting information through automated means, including through the use of cookies, web server logs, web beacons and other methods. The networks use this information to show you advertisements for Airtel Smartstore and our business partners that are tailored to your individual interests. The information our ad network vendors collect includes information about your visits to websites that participate in the vendors‘ advertising networks, such as the pages or advertisements you have viewed, and the actions you take on the sites. This data collection and ad targeting take place both on our websites and on third-party websites that participate in the ad networks. This process also helps us track the effectiveness of our marketing efforts.

Information We Share

We do not sell or otherwise disclose personal information about you, except as described in this Privacy Notice.

We may share the personal information we collect with our parent, affiliate and subsidiary companies, business partners, ad network vendors and their participants, and other third parties for the purposes described in this Privacy Notice, including to communicate with you about products and services, offers, events and promotions that we believe may be of interest to you. We also may share personal information with our service providers who perform services on our behalf. These service providers are not authorized by us to use or disclose the information except as necessary to perform services on our behalf or comply with legal requirements.

We also may disclose information about you (i) if we are required to do so by law or legal process (such as a court order), (ii) in response to a request by law enforcement authorities, or (iii) when we believe disclosure is necessary or appropriate to prevent physical harm or financial loss or in connection with an investigation of suspected or actual illegal activity. We also reserve the right to transfer personal information we have about you in the event we sell, merge or transfer all or a portion of our business or assets. Following such a sale, merger or transfer, you may contact the entity to which we transferred your personal information with any inquiries concerning the processing of that information.

Your Choices

We offer you certain choices about what information we collect from you, how we use and disclose the information, and how we communicate with you.

You may withdraw any consent you previously provided to us or object at any time on legitimate grounds to the processing of your personal information. We will apply your preferences going forward. In some circumstances, withdrawing your consent to certain privacy uses, or disclosure of your personal information will mean that you cannot take advantage of certain Airtel Smartstore offerings or site features.

Here are the choices we offer:

 

Marketing Emails

You may choose not to receive marketing email communications from us by clicking on the unsubscribe link in the marketing emails or by adjusting your email preferences using the online account you may establish on our sites.

Cookies

Most browsers will tell you how to stop accepting new cookies, how to be notified when you receive a new cookie, and how to disable existing cookies. Please note, however, that without cookies you may not be able to take full advantage of all of our sites’ features. In addition, disabling cookies may cancel opt-outs that rely on cookies, such as web analytics or targeted advertising opt-outs.

Links to Other Websites

Our websites may contain links to other sites for your convenience and information. These sites may be operated by companies not affiliated with Airtel Smartstore. Linked sites may have their own privacy notices, which you should review if you visit those websites. We are not responsible for the content of any websites not affiliated with Airtel Smartstore, any use of those sites, or those sites’ privacy practices.

Data Transfers

When we obtain personal information about you, we may process the information outside of the country in which you are located. The countries in which we process the information may not have the same data protection laws as the country in which you are located. We will protect your information as described in this Privacy Notice.

We maintain administrative, technical and physical safeguards designed to assist us in protecting the personal information we collect against accidental, unlawful or unauthorized destruction, loss, alteration, access, disclosure or use. For example, we use Secure Sockets Layer encryption to protect certain of your purchase information while in transit.

Please note that no electronic transmission of information can be entirely secure. We cannot guarantee that the security measures we have in place to safeguard personal information will never be defeated or fail, or that those measures will always be sufficient or effective.

To further protect yourself, you should safeguard your Airtel Smartstore account user name and password and not share that information with anyone. You should also sign off your account and close your browser window when you have finished your visit to our sites. Please note that we will never ask for your Airtel Smartstore account user name or password via email.

 

Updates to this Privacy Notice

This Privacy Notice may be updated periodically and without prior notice to you to reflect changes in our personal information practices.