1. Overview & User Agreement
Index Studio Pvt Ltd (or "we", "us", or "our") operates an e-commerce ecosystem (the "Platform") through a variety of innovative shopping apps, websites, and digital platforms. We assist social media influencers and creators ("Influencers") in collaborating with brands, advertisers, and marketing agencies ("Brands") for sponsored marketing campaigns ("Campaign").
We sometimes refer to those who use our Platform or Services as "Users". If you're using our Platform on behalf of a company or entity, you confirm you have the authority to represent that entity.
2. Privacy Notice
Note: Index Studio Pvt Ltd is not responsible for the privacy practices of third-party sites linked from our platform. Always check third-party site policies before sharing information.
3. Personal Information Collection
Information You Provide
- (a) While some services don't require personal details, accessing the full functionality of our Platform often requires account creation.
- (b) We may collect: name, mailing address, e-mail, phone number, social security number, date of birth, and payment information.
- (c) Creating an account may require providing your name, location, email, phone number, and password.
- (d) Content you post on social platforms through our Services, including your profile information, may be stored by us and viewable by others.
- (e) We might collect Personal Data at various points on our platform, explicitly mentioning the data collection.
4. Technology-Based Data Collection
Information via Technology
Our servers, potentially hosted by third-party providers, collect details like browser type, OS, IP address, domain name, and visit timestamps.
Cookies and Tags
We utilize cookies for an enhanced user experience. We also use Pixel Tags to track online movements, email interactions, and to gather web analytics.
Links & Affiliates
We monitor interactions with links across our services. Some services are offered in connection with third parties, and it's essential to understand their privacy policies too.
5. Third-Party Interactions & Analytics
We utilize Google Analytics for insights on how users interact with our site. The information aids in improving our platform, and Google Analytics follows its own set of privacy standards.
Creating an account and profile information
To use certain features of the Service, you may be required to provide information such as your name, username, password, email address, mailing address, zip code, telephone number, gender, age verification, and/or country of residence. You may optionally provide us with additional profile information, including a short bio, location, profile picture, and other information (collectively "Personal Information"). You can update or modify your profile information and contact information at any time. Profile information may be publicly available on our Site, such as on your profile page. In addition to using your contact information to create your Account, we may use this information to send you information about our Service, respond to your requests, and facilitate the use of the Site. We may use your name, email address, and other information you provide to notify you of new products, releases, service notifications, events, and to solicit your feedback and input. We may also use your Personal Information to send you marketing materials or newsletters and to improve the Service.
When you send email communications
Information collected from third-party companies
We may receive Personal and/or Anonymous Data about you from companies that offer our Service through a co-branded or private-labeled website, companies that offer their products and/or services through our Service, and/or other entities. These third-party companies may provide us with Personal Data. We may combine this with the information we have already collected from you via the Site to enhance the Service we offer.
Use of your personal data
We use your Personal Data to serve you better. Specifically, we use your data to:
- Facilitate the identification/discovery of your profile for branded campaigns
- Identify you as a user in our system
- Gather insights on content, hashtags, and targeted audience
- Improve the administration of the Site and Service
- Enhance your interaction with the Site and Service
- Send you administrative notifications, such as potential campaign info, security alerts, or support and maintenance advisories
- Dispatch newsletters, surveys, offers, and promotional materials related to the Site or Service, and for other marketing initiatives of Index Studio Pvt. Ltd
Creation of anonymous data
We may create Anonymous Data from Personal Data by excluding specifics that make the data personally identifiable. This Anonymous Data helps us analyze usage patterns, enhance Service content, and improve Site navigation. We retain the right to use and disclose Anonymous Data as we see fit.
Disclosure of your personal data
We reveal your Personal Data as outlined in this section and elsewhere in this Privacy Statement.
Third-party service providers
Your Personal Data might be shared with third-party providers for several purposes, including: offering the Service, compensating you for campaign participation, testing, Account creation, technical support, and other services for Index Studio Pvt. Ltd. These third parties are mandated to safeguard your data and use it solely for the services requested by Index Studio Pvt. Ltd.
Additionally, for the operation, advertising, or marketing of our Service, we might share certain Personal Information with our partners or grant them access to our application programming interfaces (APIs). This is always based on public data from your profile with Index Studio Pvt. Ltd.
Social networking sites (SNS)
Our Service might allow content sharing on SNS. If you opt for this, we'll share information per your settings. Your interactions with these websites are your responsibility. We don't control or take responsibility for these sites.
Index Studio Pvt. Ltd may disclose Personal Data under certain circumstances, such as legal investigations, legal compliance, defending our rights, investigating potential policy or law violations, and others.
Our Site may have links to external websites. Clicking these links will direct you away from our Site. We're not responsible for the privacy practices of external sites. Always review the privacy policies of the websites you visit.
If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to accept Cookies from our Site or Service for any of the purposes described above, you can instruct your browser, by changing its settings, to stop accepting Cookies or to prompt you before accepting a Cookie from the websites you visit. Consult your browser's technical information. If you do not accept Cookies, you may not be able to use all portions of the Site or all functionality of the Service. If you have any questions about how to disable or modify Cookies, please let us know at the contact information provided below.
If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to have your SNS account (e.g Facebook) linked to your Account, you may de-link the SNS by contacting us at [email protected]. You may also manage the sharing of certain Personal Data with us when you connect with us through an SNS, such as through Facebook Connect. Please refer to the privacy settings of the SNS to determine how you may adjust our permissions and manage the interactivity between the Service and your social media account or mobile device.
Changing or deleting your personal data
You may change any of your Personal Data in your Account by editing your profile within your Account. You may request deletion of your Personal Data by us, and we will use commercially reasonable efforts to honor your request. However, we may be required to keep such information and not delete it (or to keep this information for a certain time, in which case we will comply with your deletion request only after we have fulfilled such requirements). When we delete any information, it will be deleted from the active database but may remain in our archives. We may also retain your information for fraud or similar purposes.
Copyright infringement / DMCA notice
If you are a copyright owner or an agent thereof and believe that any submission on the Site's message boards or any other content on the Site infringes upon your copyrights, you may submit a notification pursuant to Title 17, United States Code, Section 512(c)(3), the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA) by providing our designated copyright agent with the information in writing listed in the section above.
Index Studio Pvt Ltd's designated agent to receive notifications of claimed infringement is: Copyright Agent,. Only DMCA notices should go to the designated copyright agent; any other comments, requests, or other communications should be directed to [email protected]. You acknowledge that if you fail to comply with all requirements of this Section, your DMCA notice may not be valid.
Our policy toward children using our service
Security of your personal data and information security
Index Studio Pvt Ltd is committed to protecting the security of your Personal Data. We use various industry-standard security technologies and procedures to protect your Personal Data from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Despite this, Internet or email transmission is never fully secure. As such, while we strive to protect your Personal Information, you acknowledge certain risks associated with online interactions and transactions. We also require you to enter a password to access your Account information. Do not disclose your Account password to unauthorized individuals.
Notice to California residents
If you are a California resident, you may have rights under California law regarding your personal data. These rights are detailed in the section above.
Your data protection rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)