1. INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND HOW WE USE IT
We may collect and store information about you when you first register to use the Service. We use the information to fulfill your requests, provide the Service’s functionality, improve the Service’s quality, personalize your experience, track usage of the Service, provide feedback to third party businesses that are listed on the Service, display relevant advertising, market the Service, provide customer support, back up our systems and allow for disaster recovery, enhance the security of the Service, and comply with legal obligations.
Among the information we collect, please note:
Account Information: If you create an account on Baat Batao, we may store and use your full name, email address, and other information you may provide with your account, such as your gender and birth date. Your first name and last initial, as well as any photo you submit through the registration process, will be publicly displayed as part of your account profile. You can modify some of the information associated with your account here. If you believe that someone has created an unauthorized account depicting you or your likeness, you can request its removal by flagging it.
Public Content: The information that you contribute through the Service is intended for public consumption, including your reviews, tips, photos, videos, comments, likes, Talk posts, Events, bookmarks, friends, lists, compliments, and account profile. We may display this information through the Service and share it with businesses.
Contacts: You can invite your friends to join the Service by providing us with their contact information.
Communications: When you sign up for an account or use certain features, you are opting to receive messages from other Baat Batao users, businesses, and Baat Batao itself. You can manage some of your messaging preferences here, but note that you cannot opt out of receiving certain administrative, transactional, or legal messages from Baat Batao. For example, if you submit a listing through the
Service, we may send you messages about your submission using the contact information you provide. If you exchange messages with others or us through the Service, we may store them in order to process and deliver them, allow you to manage them, and we may review and disclose them in connection with investigations related to the operation and use of the Service. If you are a representative of a business listed on Baat Batao, we may contact you, including by phone or email, using the contact information you provide us or make publicly available.
Baat Batao does not disclose your personal information to third parties for the purpose of directly marketing their services to you without your permission.
3. THIRD PARTIES
Third parties may receive information about you as follows:
Investigations: If you flag or otherwise complain to Baat Batao about content through the Service, we may share the substance of your complaint with the contributor of that content in order to provide an opportunity for the contributor to respond.
Third Party Accounts: If you sign up for Baat Batao using a third party service like Facebook, or link your Baat Batao account to your account with a third party service like Facebook, we may receive information about you from such third party service.
4. CONTROLLING YOUR PERSONAL DATA
Other users may be able to identify you, or associate you with your account, if you include personal information in the content you post publicly. You can reduce the risk of being personally identified by using the Service pseudonymously, though doing so could detract from the credibility of your contributions to the Service. Users can also use the Find Friends feature to find one another based on their names or email addresses. You can adjust the settings for this feature here.
5. DATA RETENTION AND ACCOUNT TERMINATION
The Service is intended for general audiences and is not directed to children under 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you become aware that a child has provided us with personal information without parental consent, please contact us here. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information without parental consent, we take steps to remove such information and terminate the child’s account.
We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it.
8. CONTACT INFORMATION