Last updated: May 24, 2018
“Nodd Platform” or “platform” refers to the app, website and/or our offline events/experiences; and their respective services such as chats, registration etc.
The Information We Collect
We collect information directly from individuals, from third-parties and automatically through the Nodd Platform.
Account and Profile Information: When you create an account and profile on the Nodd Platform, we collect your name, contact information (including your telephone number), and other information you provide, such as topics that you know about or find interesting. Your name, photo, and any other information that you choose to add to your public-facing profile will be available for viewing to users of the Nodd Platform. Once you create a profile, other users will be able to see in your profile certain information about your activity on the Nodd Platform, such as the questions and answers you post, your followers and who you follow, topics of interest to you, the information you list as credentials, and your edits to Your Content. For more information about your choices for publicly displayed information, see the section below about Your Choices.
Your Content: We collect and store the information and content that you post to the Nodd Platform, including your questions, answers, photos, and comments. Unless you have posted certain content anonymously, Your Content, date and time stamps, and all associated comments are publicly viewable on the Nodd Platform, along with your name. This also may be indexed by search engines and be republished elsewhere on the Internet.
Communications. Your contact information will be used to communicate with you (via e-mail, phone, text message, through the Nodd Platform or otherwise). When you communicate with us (via email, phone, text message, through the Nodd Platform or otherwise), we may maintain a record of your communication. By disclosing your contact information to Nodd, you consent to our use of your contact information to communicate with you.
Integrated Service Provider and Linked Networks. You can elect to sign in or sign up to the Nodd Platform through a linked network (i.e. Facebook, Google or LinkedIn), and. If you elect to sign up through or connect a Linked Network, we receive certain profile and account information about you from the Linked Network. These Linked Networks may also appear in your profile, so that people can find you on these Linked Networks. The specific information provided to us by Linked Networks is determined by these third parties and may vary by network. In all cases, the permissions page for the Linked Network will describe information being shared. You should consult their respective privacy policies for information about their practices. You may also elect to connect and make and receive payments to and from use of third party networks (“Integrated Service Provider”); if you do so, you will be allowing us to pass to and receive from the Integrated Service Provider your login information and other user data for payment purposes.
Engagement. We collect browsing information – such as IP address and location, date and time stamp, user agent, Nodd cookie ID (if applicable), URL, unique advertising or content identifiers (if applicable) and time zone, and other information about user activities on the Nodd Platform, as well as on third party sites and services that have embedded our Nodd pixels (“Pixels”), widgets, plug-ins, buttons, or related services. We may also receive information about you from third parties, such as other users, partners (including ad partners), or our affiliated companies.
How We Use Your Information
We do not sell your personal data– such as your name and contact information – to third parties to use for their own marketing purposes.
Nodd uses the information we collect for the following purposes:
How We Share Your Information
We share information as set forth below, and where individuals have otherwise consented:
Service Providers. We may share your information with third party service providers who use this information to perform services for us, such as payment processors, hosting providers, auditors, advisors, consultants, customer service and support providers, as well as those who assist us in providing the Ad Services.
Business Transfers. We may disclose or transfer information, including personal information, as part of any merger, sale, and transfer of our assets, acquisition or restructuring of all or part of our business, bankruptcy, or similar event.
Legally Required. We may disclose your information if we are required to do so by law.
Protection of Rights. We may disclose information where we believe it necessary to respond to claims asserted against us or, comply with legal process (e.g., subpoenas or warrants), enforce or administer our agreements and terms, for fraud prevention, risk assessment, investigation, and protect the rights, property or safety of Nodd, its users, or others.
Your Content and Activity. Your Content, including your name, profile picture, profile information, and certain associated activity information is available to other users of the Nodd Platform and may be viewed publicly. Public viewing includes availability to non-registered visitors and can occur when users share Your Content across other sites or services. In addition, Your Content may be indexed by search engines
Metrics. We may share with users of our advertisers or publishers; aggregate statistics, metrics and other reports about the performance of their ads or content in the Nodd Platform such as the number of unique user views, demographics about the users who saw their ads or content, conversion rates, and date and time information. We do not share IP addresses or personal information.
Anonymized and Aggregated Data. We may share aggregated or de-identified information with third parties for research, marketing, analytics and other purposes, provided such information does not identify a particular individual.
Cookies, Pixels and Tracking
Do-Not-Track Signals. Our tracking systems are currently worked upon Google Analytics and we use the information provided by the system.
Nodd Ads and Personalization
We may display personalized content (including from third party publishers) and personalized ads (including sponsored content), based on information that we have collected via the Nodd Platform and through our Pixels, widgets, and buttons embedded on third party sites. We also may report aggregated or de-identified information about the number of users that saw a particular ad or content and related audience engagement information to users of our Ad Services and to publishers of content on the Nodd Platform.
Users of our Ad Services may also provide us with information as part of their ad campaigns, including customer list information (e.g., email addresses and demographic or interest data or) with us in order to create customized audiences for their ad campaigns; we only use this information to facilitate the particular user’s campaign (including ad metrics and reporting to that user) or for fraud detection and security purposes, and we do not disclose these customer lists to third parties (other than our service providers) unless required by law. We also do not disclose to users of our Ad Services the names or identities of their customers that were successfully reached as part of such campaigns.
How We Protect Your Information
The security of your information is important to us. Nodd has implemented safeguards to protect the information we collect. However, no website or Internet transmission is completely secure. We urge you to take steps to keep your personal information safe, such as choosing a strong password and keeping it private, as well as logging out of your user account, and closing your web browser when finished using the Nodd Platform on a shared or unsecured device.
Access and Amend Your Information
You may update or correct your account information at any time by logging in to your account. You may also make a number of other adjustments to settings or the display of information about you as described in more detail in the following section about Your Choices.
You may, of course, decline to submit information through the Nodd Platform, in which case we may not be able to provide certain services to you. You may also control the types of notifications and communications we send, here is some further information about some of your choices:
Your Content. You may edit or delete the content that you post at any time. Any content you have posted may remain on the Nodd Platform and be edited by other users. Any deleted content may be removed from third party sites from which it has been shared via Nodd’s standard sharing features; however, we have no control over deletions or changes to Your Content if it has been shared manually by others.
Emails, Text Messages and Communications. When you join the Nodd Platform by signing up for an account or creating a profile, as part of the service, you will receive the Nodd newsletter containing content that we believe may match your interests. As permitted by law, you are also opting to receive other emails from us that may be of interest to you as a user of the Nodd Platform. You can opt out of receiving emails by clicking the unsubscribe button on the email sent to you, but note that you cannot opt out of receiving certain administrative or legal notices from us. If you opt-out of receiving emails about recommendations or other information we think may interest you, we may still send you transactional e-mails and text messages about your account or any services you have requested or received from us.
Third parties may comment on your postings within the Nodd Platform. You can also adjust permissions about who you allow to send you messages on the Nodd Platform.
Topics. You can change topics that you follow or that your profile lists as areas that you know about.
Credentials. You can change your credentials that are displayed in your profile.
Indexed Search. Your information (e.g., content and profile) that has already been indexed by search engines may remain indexed for a period of time even after we have turned off indexing, as implementing this change is outside of our control.
Deleted or Deactivated Account. If you choose to Delete or Deactivate Your Account by emailing us, then you will no longer receive any communications from us, and users will not be able to interact with you; however Your Content will remain on the Nodd Platform.
Transferring Your Data
Nodd is headquartered in India, and has operations, entities and service providers in India and throughout the world. As such, we and our service providers may transfer your personal information to, or access it in, jurisdictions (including India) that may not provide equivalent levels of data protection as your home jurisdiction. We will take steps to ensure that your personal information receives an adequate level of protection in the jurisdictions in which we process it, including through appropriate written data processing terms and/or data transfer agreements.
We do not knowingly collect or solicit personal information from anyone under the age of 13 (or under the age of 14 for anyone living in Spain or South Korea or under the age of 18 for anyone living in India) or knowingly allow such persons to register. If we become aware that we have collected personal information from a child under the relevant age without parental consent, we take steps to delete that information.
Links to Other Websites
Nodd Ventures Private Limited
111, Dhamji Shamji Industrial Estate
Near Paperbox area off, Mahakali Caves Rd,
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400093
Country-Specific Terms for India
If an individual in India deletes or deactivates their account, then their personal information will be deleted as per requirements under applicable law.
While transferring personal information collected from individuals in India, we will try to ensure that it is transferred to entities that offer at least the same levels of data protection as adhered to by us.