We collect information from and about you in connection with your use of the Services. Some of this information may be considered “Personal Information” or “Personal Data” (as defined under applicable law) which is information that identifies you or your device or is reasonably associated with you.
a. Personal Information
We also collect, use, and disclose aggregated or de-identified information that does not reasonably identify you or your device, and is not considered Personal Information.
The only personally identifiable information collected through this website is your email address and name. We assure, that your information won’t be shared with any third parties. The information is collected using the contact forms, blog subscription form and via direct email only. You are required to enter your information if you wish to subscribe to the blog, contact us or register as a guest author.
b. Business Information
This includes the necessary information about your business that is required when you do business with us or make payments to us. This includes:
- Full business legal name
- Full business physical address
- Official Email address
- Tax info: VAT, GSTIN, PAN etc
- Business phone number
Use-cases of Collected Information
- Verification/identification of the user during website usage.
- Fulfilling users’ intent of contacting.
- Providing services and share important updates.
- Providing Technical Assistance.
- Sending marketing communication and product updates.
- Sending updates to our users with important information, news and events.
- Asking feedback to ensure better content, user-experience and administrative functions.
This website uses a secure server (that protects web pages using SSL) to encrypt the user information before sending it out to us. The information is then stored in the database which is again encrypted using ciphertext. This helps in keeping user information protected.
We use the WordPress standard comment form to allow users to comment on the articles of our website. When you leave comments on any article on our website, our system collects the data shown in the comments form, and also the IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
Cookies are small pieces of data, stored in text files, that are stored on your computer or other devices when websites are loaded in a browser. They are widely used to remember you and your preferences, either for a single visit (through a “session cookie”) or for multiple repeat visits (using a “persistent cookie”). They ensure a consistent and efficient experience for visitors and perform essential functions such as allowing users to register and remain logged in.
If you want to disable cookies then you can do so by tweaking your browser settings.
Know your rights
▸ General Rights
If you have subscribed via any subscription form on our website then you can unsubscribe any time using the ‘Unsubscribe’ option provided at the bottom of any newsletter email you receive from our end. If you have left a comment on any article then you can ask us to remove it if you want by contacting us.
▸ GDPR Rights
We at UrbanGasm comply with all the guidelines laid down by GDPR policy. For more information, please visit the official GDPR portal.
If you are a subscriber or customer of UrbanGasm, then we have the legal right to keep your Name, Email Address and Phone Number for legal and administrative concerns. But we always ensure to keep your information private.
In a situation where it becomes necessary or desirable for UrbanGasm, for legal purposes, to release your information in response to a request from a government agency or a private litigant, you agree that we may disclose your information to a third party where we believe, in good faith, that it is desirable to do so for the purposes of a civil action, criminal investigation, or other legal matter. Any passing on of personal data for legal purposes will only be done in compliance with the laws of the country you reside in. And we’ll inform you beforehand by disclosing your information to the government or a private litigant.
Changes in Policy
ⓘ last updated: Apr 12, 2022