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Privacy Policy

The internet site www.emmasdiary.in is provided by Emma's Diary®, a division of Babyguru Private Limited (BPL). BPL is committed to protecting your privacy and security. This privacy policy (“Policy”) (together with the Terms of Use) sets out the basis on which any personal data BPL collects from you, or that you provide to BPL, in any format. Please read this Policy and the Terms of Use carefully to understand BPL’s views and practices regarding your personal data and how BPL will treat it.

By using the Site or signing up to the Emma’s Diary programme through other channels, you accept the Terms of Use and this Policy and you agree to comply with them. If you do not agree or have concerns with any part of this Policy, you should discontinue use of the Site and the Emma’s Diary Programme.

This Policy does not apply to information collected by us via any other website or from any third party (including through any application or content (including advertising) that may link to or be accessible from the Site).

BPL may make changes to this policy without notice to you. Please ensure that you review the Policy regularly as you will be deemed to have accepted any variation if you continue to use the Site after it has been posted.

For the purpose of the relevant Indian Data Rules the data controller is BPL of Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, India.

Information that BPL collects

  • BPL collects information by which you may be personally identified, such as name, postal address, e-mail address or telephone number ("personal information"), for example: the details that you provide on registering on this Site or other means;
  • Any details that you provide in subscribing for or accessing other services on the Site;
  • Any information or comments that you post on the Site;
  • Details of your visits to the Site.

BPL also collects information which is about you but individually does not identify you. We collect this information:

  • Directly from you when you provide it to us.
  • Automatically as you navigate through the Site. Information collected automatically may include usage details, IP addresses and information collected through cookies and tracking technologies.
  • From third parties, for example, our clients.

Public areas of this website

Parts of the Site (such as Forums) provide an opportunity for users to exchange information, news and views. BPL is unable to protect your privacy in these public areas. Any information you share in these areas becomes public, therefore you should exercise caution when you decide whether or not to disclose your personal information. Such information is shared at your own risk and BPL cannot guarantee that it will not be viewed by unauthorised persons.

Before using the public areas of the Site, you should carefully read our terms and conditions

Why BPL collects information from you

BPL uses the information it collects from you to notify and inform you of important changes, special offers and revisions to the services on the Site. BPL also provides a range of services and special offers that you may find of interest and that are made available to you on registration.

Registration on the Site and the Emma’s Diary Programmes is free. The following free services are available to you if you consent to receive them:

  • Regular free updates with information about what's new on the Site.
  • Free weekly pregnancy and monthly baby emails. BPL aims to send you a personalised weekly email containing information and news specifically focused on your stage of pregnancy. This will be sent to you automatically on registration for this service and will not cost you anything to receive.
  • Free Emma's Diary-related SMS text messages, where applicable.
  • Regularly updated special offers BPL thinks you will find of interest on the Site.

    • To present the Site and its contents to you.
    • To provide you with information, products or services that you request from us.
    • To fulfil any other purpose for which you provide it.
    • To allow you to participate in interactive features on our Website.
    • If you post comments on the Site, to publish them for editorial purposes or in promotional material.

Any information provided via the website may also be used to provide collective statistics about customers on the Site, traffic patterns, sales and related Site information, but these statistics will not contain any specific information from which you could be identified.

We may use the information we have collected from you via the website to enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers' target audiences. Even though we do not disclose your personal information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.

BPL may also permit selected third parties to use your data to provide you with information about goods and services which may be of interest to you. These third parties are bound by contractual obligations to keep personal information confidential and use it only for the purposes for which we disclose it to them.

By providing BPL with your email address, landline or mobile telephone number and/or your postal address, you are consenting to being contacted via these channels.

Our Clients

We are pleased to work with the well regarded firms as partners appearing on this Site. The following special terms apply in relation to the offers made by our clients on this Site but we will not be responsible for, or liable in relation to, these offers and you should contact the relevant partner direct in the event of a problem or complaint:

Business Sectors with whom we work

Mother and Baby Consumer Goods, Pharmaceutical, Financial Services, Research, Retail, Photography, Utilities, Automotive, Education, Mail Order, Telecoms, Toiletries/Cosmetics, Travel, Supermarkets, Baby Shows/Events.

Competitions

By entering an Emma’s Diary competition you are agreeing to your details being passed to the third party supplying the prize, for direct marketing purposes.

Cookies

Our Site uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of the Site. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse our Site and allows us to improve our Site.

By continuing to browse our Site you consent to the use of these cookies.

We do not accept responsibility for cookies or privacy policies on "external sites" sites.

How BPL Limited stores your data

Any personal data you give to BPL is held in accordance with all the relevant provisions of Indian Data Protection Acts. BPL stores this data on secure servers. Once captured the data is held and processed in India. On the off chance if data ever would need to be processed offshore, then all data is processed in accordance with International Data Transfer Agreements.

On registration to the Site you are required to choose a member ID and password. You are responsible for keeping these confidential. You should not share them with anyone.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although BPL will do its best to protect your personal data, BPL cannot guarantee the security of your data when it is transmitted to the Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once BPL has received your information, BPL will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Your Data

If you no longer wish BPL to hold your details on its database then you may ask BPL to remove your details by contacting BPL via the contact us.

From time to time, BPL and its clients may contact you in the name of Emma's Diary®. If you would prefer BPL not to pass your details onto carefully screened third party organisations then you may opt-out at anytime by contacting BPL via the contact us.

Disclosure of your information

BPL may disclose your personal information to any member of its group, which means its subsidiaries, BPL’s ultimate holding company and its subsidiaries.

BPL may disclose your personal information to third parties:

  • if BPL sells or buys any business or assets, in which case BPL may disclose your personal data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets
  • If BPL or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal data held by it about its customers will be one of the transferred assets;
  • If BPL is under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply its terms of use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of BPL, its customers, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction
  • If BPL believes disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect the rights, property or safety of BPL or its customers or others.

Links to other websites

The Site may include links to other internet sites. Please note that these internet sites have their own privacy policies and that BPL does not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these internet sites.

Accessing and correcting your information

If you have registered on the Emma’s Diary website, you can review and change your personal information by logging into the Site and visiting your account profile page. You may also send an e-mail at by contacting BPL via the contact us link to correct or delete any personal information that you have provided. BPL cannot delete your personal information except by also deleting your user account. BPL is not obliged to accommodate a request to change information if it believes the change would violate any law or legal requirement or cause the information to be incorrect.

If you delete information shared in the public areas of the Site it may remain viewable in cached and archived pages, or might have been copied or stored by other users of the Site.

Combining data

The information you give us may be combined with other information about you that is obtained from other sources. The combination is usually undertaken with a view to enhancing an existing database with more information. For example:

  • If you are already a customer of a third party, that third party might wish to add information about your household to the customer records that it holds about you, and use that information to maintain their relationship with you and/or to offer you goods and services that are similar to those you have previously purchased.

The consent you provided for any information you have previously shared with us or any third parties will be renewed at the time you give your consent for any new information sharing unless you indicate otherwise by contacting us.

Analysis and derivative data products

Sometimes your data will be used for analysis purposes or to build data products. In these instances, the information is aggregated and wherever possible anonymised in line with the Information Commissioner’s code of practice. Again, these products are of a marketing nature.

Contact

To ask questions or comment about this Policy and BPL’s our privacy practices, please contact BPL via the contact us.

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