Privacy

Yodha Privacy Policy

Date of update: June 20, 2018

Thanks for using Yodha and welcome to the Privacy Policy of Yodha company. Yodha company and its affiliates cares about your privacy. When you use our applications, websites, content, products, goods, and services, you share and trusts us with your personal data or personal information. For this reason, the Privacy Policy is intended to help you understand:

– What information we collect and why we collect it
– How we use the information we collect
– When Yodha shares your information
– What information you share
– How you can access, update and delete your information
– How we protect your personal data
– When the Privacy Policy applies
– What our rights to change the Privacy Policy
– How to contact us

As you use Yodha Services, we want you to be clear how we use information and the ways in which you can protect your privacy. If you have questions about your rights or practices described in the Privacy Policy, you may contact Yodha data protection officer (“DPO”) at privacy@yodhaapp.com.

Yodha Services are organized as the marketplace that brings advice-seekers and independent, professional astrologers, ayurvedic experts and advisors (collectively, “Advisors”) together through text messages, graphics, images, audio, video, or other types of communications. Thanks to the information shared by you we help you communicate with Advisors.

The Yodha Terms and Conditions of Use www.yodha.us/terms governs the access or use by you Yodha Services. We encourage you to read it together with the Privacy Policy. Your access and use of Yodha Services constitutes your agreement to be bound by Yodha Terms and Conditions of Use.

What information we collect and why we collect it

We collect information to provide you the best experience when you use Yodha Services. Much of what you are likely to consider personal data is a basic information collected directly from you, the information you provide to us. For example, to use Yodha Services, you may need to:

– Create an account or purchase any of Yodha Services. When you do, we will ask for personal information (example: your name, gender, email address, date, time and place of birth).
– Communicate with Advisors. When you do, you share and receive the personal information relevant to you (example: questions asked, advices sent to you).
– Request assistance from the support team. When you do, you share your personal information (example: email, name, date of birth and information required for the assistance).
– Participate in activities we promote that requires information about you, complete forms or request information from us (example: the feedback you share about Yodha Services).

If you provide us personal information about others or if others give us your information, we will use that information for the specific reason for which it was provided to us.

We may collect additional information to ensure reliable quality and optimal performance of Yodha Services. Because it may not be as obvious to you, we provide examples of what these might be:

– Cookies and similar technologies on our mobile applications, websites that let us track your browsing behavior, links clicked, items purchased, your device type, and to collect data, including analytics, about how you use and interact with Yodha Services.
– Data about the use of services that is automatically collected when you use and interact with Yodha Services, including metadata, log files and device IDs, type of device, what operating system is used, device settings, application IDs, unique device identifiers and error data.

When you use Yodha services, the information about your location, your IP address may be collected to offer relevant services.

We may receive supplemented data about you from other sources, including publicly available databases or third parties from whom we have purchased data, in which case we may combine this data with information we already have about you to update, expand and analyze the accuracy of our records, provide services that may be of interest to you.

How we use the information we collect

We believe in both minimizing the data we collect and limiting its use and purpose to only that:

– For which we have been given permission. We will ask for your consent before using information for a purpose other than those that are set out in this Privacy Policy.
– As necessary to deliver Yodha Services you purchase or interact with.
– To improve existing Yodha Services and develop new ones. We use your information to understand and analyze how you use Yodha Services and how we may improve them for you.
– For providing customized services, including content and ads. We may use the information we collect to personalize Yodha Services and advertising for you, to ensure what Yodha Products and Services are most relevant to you.
– To communicate with you directly or through a third party service provider regarding Yodha Products or Services you have signed up or purchased from us to deliver our Services communications. We may also contact you with offers for additional services we think you will find valuable.
– As we might be required or permitted for legal compliance or other lawful purposes.

When you contact Yodha, we may keep a record of your communication to help solve any issues you might be facing faster. We may use your email address to inform you about upcoming changes or improvements.

Yodha may transfer and processes personal information on servers in different countries around the world. If you use Yodha Services from a country other than the country where our servers are located, your communications with us may result in transferring your personal data across country borders. Similar, when you contact us or initiate a chat, we may provide you with support from one of our locations outside your country. In all these cases, your personal data is handled according to the Privacy Policy.

When Yodha share your information

We do not share personal information with companies, organizations, and individuals outside of Yodha unless one of the following circumstances applies:

– With your consent. We will share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of Yodha when we have your consent to do so. We require your consent for the sharing of any personal information.
– For external processing. We provide personal information to trusted businesses or persons, like Advisors, astrological content providers, and others, to process it for us, based on our instructions and in compliance with this Privacy Policy.
– For legal reasons. We will share personal information with companies, organizations or individuals outside of Yodha if it is reasonably necessary in order to:

  • meet any applicable law, regulation, legal process or enforceable governmental request.
  • enforce applicable Terms of Service, including investigation of potential violations.
  • detect, prevent, or otherwise address fraud, security or technical issues.

We may share aggregated, non-personally identifiable information publicly and with our partners – like publishers, advertisers or connected sites. For example, we may share information publicly to show trends about the general use of Yodha Services.

If Yodha is involved in a merger, acquisition or asset sale, we will continue to ensure the confidentiality of any personal information and give affected users notice before personal information is disclosed or becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

What information you share

Yodha Services let you share information with others, provide you with different options how you can share your content and make sure you have control over your sharing.

How you can access, update and delete your information

You have the control regarding the information we collect. Whenever you use the Services, we aim to provide you with access to your personal information. If that information is wrong, we strive to give you ways to update it quickly – unless we have to keep that information for legitimate business or legal purposes.

You can review, update, export and delete your information from Yodha Services. For example, you may update your account or profile or delete you chat messages.

Where we can provide information access and correction, we will do so for free, except where it would require a disproportionate effort. We aim to maintain Yodha Services in a manner that protects information from accidental or malicious destruction. Because of this, after you update information we may not immediately update residual copies from our active servers and may not update information on our backup systems.

If you are unable for any reason to access our Services, you may also contact us by one of the methods described in the “How to contact us” section below.

How we protect your personal data

We work hard to protect Yodha and our users from unauthorized access, disclosure or destruction of information we hold. We follow accepted standards to store and protect the personal data we collect, including applying of encryption where appropriate.

We limit access to your personal information to Yodha employees and contractors who need your information in order to process it. Anyone with this access is subject to contractual obligations and may be terminated if they fail to comply with it.

If you have any questions about the security of your personal data, you may contact us by one of the methods described in the “How to contact us” section below.

When the Privacy Policy applies

Our Privacy Policy applies to the services offered by Yodha, for example, Yodha applications in the Apple App Store, Google Play, Websites, etc.

If European Union data protection law applies to the processing of your personal data, Yodha company provides the controls described in the Yodha Privacy Policy to let you exercise your right to request an access, update or removal of your information. You have the right to object to the processing of your information or export your information to another service.

What our rights to change the Privacy Policy

Yodha reserve the right to amend the Privacy Policy from time to time. Amendments will be effective upon the posting of such updated Privacy Policy at this location or the amended policies or supplemental terms on the applicable Services. Without your consent, Yodha will not limit your rights under this Privacy Policy. Your continued access or use of Yodha Services after such posting constitutes your consent to be bound by the Privacy Policy, as amended. If you do not agree to the update of the Privacy Policy, please stop using Yodha Services.

How to contact us

If you have questions about your rights or practices described in the Privacy Policy, you may contact Yodha data protection officer (“DPO”) at privacy@yodhaapp.com.