Metype Privacy Policy

Created Date: 12 Feb 2018

Updated Date: 12 Feb 2018

Quintype Technologies India Private Limited, a Private Limited Company incorporated under the Companies Act, 2013 (the “Company”) The Company is a provider of a digital publishing platform (the “Publisher” or “You”) for the Publishers' audience (the “User”) and the Company has developed / is developing the software application which will help the User to provide their comments / react on various news content through Metype” or any other product (the “Widget). Widget is a commenting platform which is embedded/integrated on the websites of the Publisher. In this Privacy Policy, the use of words like “we” or “us” or “our” shall mean appropriate reference to the Company.

The Widget will make use of the comments entered to personalise the content that the User may want to view. The whole purpose of this Widget is to help the Publisher increase engagement with the User and thereby increase the Publisher’s and/or the Company’s ability (as we are giving a free plan where the Company serves ads) and provide the customised services.

The User by sharing comments in the language as offered/supported by the Widget from time to time (“Content”), avails himself/herself to a customized service wherein all related articles will be suggested to the User (the “Service”). We have prepared this Data Protection and Privacy Policy (“Privacy Policy”) to inform You of the privacy principles that govern the Widget. We have designed this Privacy Policy to explain how we handle data collected from the Publishers/Users of the Widget and submit information, based on the data collected, to the Widget through the internet or telecommunications media. This Privacy Policy also covers our treatment of personally identifiable information collected from the Publishers/Users information that we acquire in the course of our business.

By accepting this Privacy Policy and the Terms and Conditions, You expressly consent that all personal information of the Publishers/Users collected by us through the Widget may be used and disclosed as set out in this Privacy Policy and subject to the applicable law and are eligible, as per our Terms and Conditions, to use the Widget, as applicable. By accessing the Services You/undertake Users to agree to the collection and use of the data by the Company in the manner provided in this Privacy Policy.

The company shall provide You with a one-time code or an embedded code to access the Widget file and to install the same onto your website in case of both free account and paid account. Your usage of the Widget shall be deemed to be Your consent to the Terms and Conditions and the Policies of the Company including this Privacy Policy along with any amendments made thereto by the Company. If You have questions about our privacy practices, please send us an e-mail at metype@quintype.com. 

The Privacy Policy does not apply to the procedures and practices followed by entities that are not managed, owned or controlled by the Company or to the people that are not engaged, employed or managed by the Company. For clarity, this Privacy Policy does not apply to the procedures and practices followed by any of the present or future shareholders of the Company.

INFORMATION COLLECTED

For using the Widget, all information relating to the Publisher/User needs to be provided to us from time to time. Our primary goal in doing so is to provide the User a safe, efficient, smooth and customized experience.

HOW WE USE THE INFORMATION PROVIDED

The information provided to us shall help us in providing better Services to the User:  

  1. to facilitate the User’s use of the website.
  2. to personalize the User’s experience on the website by presenting articles based on their comments;
  3. to improve your website and content on the website and to protect the integrity of the website;
  4. to conduct internal reviews and data analysis for the website.

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION

User/Your information is important to our business. The Company is not in the business of selling Your information to others. However, we may disclose aggregated information about the Users and information that does not identify any individual, without restriction.

We may disclose personal information that we collect or that You provide us, as described in this privacy policy:

SECURITY OF DATA

To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure correct use of information, we employ commercially reasonable security practices and procedures and current industry wide Internet security methods and technologies in compliance with Information Technology Act, 2000 and rules (including any amendments) made there under.

LIABILTY

We are not liable for any offensive or defamatory comments made by the Users through our Widget. And the Company is not liable for any offences committed by the You.

INTERNAL SERVICE PROVIDERS

We may use third parties that we refer to as internal service providers to facilitate or outsource one or more aspects of the business and Service operations that we provide to You on the Widget, including all kinds of back end operations, search technology, payments, affiliate and rewards programs, co-branded credit cards, maintenance services, database management etc, (“Internal Service Providers”) and therefore we may provide some of Your information/Users personal information directly to these Internal Service Providers. We expect that these Internal Service Providers would endeavour to use the information we provide them only to facilitate the specific outsourced Widget related operation, unless You have explicitly agreed or given Your prior permission directly to them for additional uses. In some instances, the Internal Service Provider may collect information directly from You (such as for Widget surveys etc). In these cases, You will be notified of the involvement of the Internal Service Provider, and all additional information You provide them and their additional uses will be strictly up to You. If You provide additional information to an Internal Service Provider directly, then their use of Your personal information is governed by their applicable privacy policy.

YOUR CONSENT

By using the Widget and/or by providing Your’s/User’s information, You consent to the collection and use of the information You disclose to the Widget in accordance with this Privacy Policy, including but not limited to Your consent for sharing Your/User information with the Internal Service Providers (as mentioned above).

If we decide to change our Privacy Policy, we will post those changes on this page so that You are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it. Any changes to our Privacy Policy will be communicated to You via e-mail or letter at least 7 days in advance of implementation and Your continued usage of the Widget and its services shall be deemed to be Your consent to the said amendments.

        QUESTIONS

We welcome Your questions and comments regarding our Privacy Policy. You may contact us at metype@quintype.com .