Privacy Policy

We, at Herintalk, understand the importance of protecting your personal information when you visit our site. We understand the importance of your privacy and respect your choices with respect to privacy. Our Privacy Policy would help you know how your information is used and how it is protected. We are always transparent about what information we collect, what we do with that information, with whom we share it and what should be the course of action. We ensure that your information is kept secure and is not misused in any manner whatsoever. We abide by all data protection laws and work in tandem with data protection authorities.

This Privacy Policy is applicable to websites owned and operated by Herintalk that are used by consumers, including sites that have been optimized for mobile or “Apps,” i.e., mobile-based applications.

This privacy policy applies to personal information collected by Herintalk in relation to the services they offer. This includes information that is collected online through websites, applications and platforms. We encourage you to read the Privacy Policy carefully.

If you choose to access some functionality on Herintalk, you may be required to submit some personal information. This may include your name, address, telephone number and email address. You shall be responsible for the accuracy of the information that you share. Inaccurate information might interfere with your experience of using Herintalk.

Some of the services may be accessible to limited users, who are registered with us. Some tools store your personal information, while some retain your personal information according to the Privacy Policy. You may be asked to provide authorization for using personal information in addition to what is given in this privacy policy. Herintalk will not use your personal information beyond what has been permitted unless additional consent has been sought at the time of submission of personal information.

Consent

By using Herintalk, you are giving consent to the company for collecting, using and disclosing your personal information according to this Privacy Notice.

Herintalk will only collect and use your personal information, where it is legal. In most cases, your consent will be explicitly sought. However, in few cases, it would be implied by your actions and behavior. For purposes that do not fall under this Privacy Notice, additional consent may be asked from you. You may have to submit more information in order to use the services of Herintalk. Herintalk may use your personal information to send you personalized emails or secured electronic messages. However, Herintalk does not authorize any third party to collect data about you in relation to your use of services of Herintalk. Also, the information collected by you will not be used to deliver any advertisements to you.

Newsletters and Emails

You will also have the option to provide your personal information for receiving promotional newsletters or any other newsletter pertaining to a specific health condition sent to you through an email from Herintalk or a third party. If you sign up a newsletter on a third-party site, they will provide us with your personal information like your email id, and we may use the information as described in the Privacy Policy. This information would be treated as if you are directly providing the same to Herintalk. You may have to sign up for email newsletters. At any point of time you can choose to opt out of the service.

Children

The majority of content on Herintalk is intended to be used by adults. Where a site is to be used by younger audiences, necessary consent may be obtained from parents or caretakers. The terms and contents of the policy should be reviewed properly to make sure that it is properly understood. The information, which has been obtained without consent of guardian will be deleted as soon as possible.

Market Research

Herintalk may conduct online research surveys through email invites, pop up and online focus groups. While participating in a survey, you may be asked to fill in your personal information. This information may be used by Herintalk for research and measurement purposes.

When you share any personal information in an online community like chat rooms, health communities and so on, whatever you post online is open to the public and is not private. You should think very carefully before posting any such information in a public forum. If you post any personal information on a public forum by mistake and you wish to remove it, then you may have to contact Herintalk.

Cookies and Beacons

Some information can be collected through the site by using the same. This information includes IP address, internet service provider type, browser type, operating system (O.S.) and clickstream data.

Apps

Some apps require you to be signed in, in order to use the same. The information that is collected by using apps and tools is regarded as personal information in Privacy Policy.

If you do not want Herintalk to use your personal information, then you shall not register yourself as a member on any tool or app that requires personal information. You can edit your personal information by correcting, updating and reviewing your personal information that you had previously submitted by logging in to the specific app or tool and can make required changes. If you want to delete some information, you may place a request with Herintalk. Upon receiving your request, we will delete your personal information from our data base.

What Information is Collected About You?

We may collect information about you like your name, email id, telephone number and health information. This may be possible when you register your self with Herintalk and create a profile or update an existing one. We may also collect information when you use some tools and services or sign up for newsletters or email. Non-personal information may be collected via cookies, beacons or from some external sources. If you don’t want your personal information to be used, then you should not register yourself as a member on any of the apps or tools. You can opt out of cookies if you wish.

How We Use the Information That Is Collected?

The information collected is used to provide access to you for particular services and tools. Further, it may be used to respond to your queries and obtain feedback on our site. We may need the information to statistically analyze activities of our users. Moreover, the information is required by us to send you personalized emails and relevant offers from our sponsors relating to your health interests.

With Whom Your Information Is Shared?

Your personal information would not be disclosed to anyone unless otherwise agreed by you or any of the following conditions occur as stated below:
To adhere with legal requirements like laws and regulations or court orders.
When disclosure is absolutely necessary to protect your safety or safety of others, protect our rights, respond to a government request or investigate fraud.
Information may be shared with vendors and suppliers when they provide their products and services.
In cases of physical threat to you or others.
In events of corporate changes like merger, bankruptcy or selling of assets.

Herintalk does not disclose your personal information to third parties for purpose of marketing without your approval.

How Is Your Information Secured and Retained?

Security measures are adopted for protection of your personal information. Despite various measures adopted by us for safety of your personal information, there may be some risk of third parties invading the security systems. We understand the importance of your personal information. When you enter your personal information, the transmission of the same is encrypted establishing SSL (Secure Socket Layer) connections.

The personal information will be retained by us as long as you are an active user or till we need to provide you the services. At any point of time, you can remove your personal information or give us instructions to do so. But, it may not be possible to remove each and every detail of yours from our servers. Our tools also have provision for changing the information you have entered. You may correct, change or update information by simply logging in to the systems and making the required changes. Your personal information shall be retained by us to adhere with legal obligations and enforcement of agreements.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this privacy policy or any of the tools or services at any time, and such changes will be effective as and when we post or advise about the same. You shall be notified by an email(s) about changes in the Privacy Policy or a notice shall be declared on the website regarding the same. We urge you to keep reviewing regularly our website for any change in the Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms and conditions of this Privacy Policy, then you should not register with us and use our website.

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