PRIVACY POLICY

Last updated [20th August 2019]

MAHASTRO respects the privacy of our users. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your information when you visit our website or use our mobile application. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE WITH THE TERMS OF THIS PRIVACY POLICY, PLEASE DO NOT ACCESS THE APPLICATION OR WEBSITE.

We reserve the right to make changes to this Privacy Policy at any time and for any reason. We will alert you about any changes by updating the “Last updated” date of this Privacy Policy. You are encouraged to periodically review this Privacy Policy to stay informed of updates. You will be deemed to have been made aware of, will be subject to, and will be deemed to have accepted the changes in any revised Privacy Policy by your continued use of the Application after the date such revised Privacy Policy is posted.

This Privacy Policy does not apply to the third-party online/mobile store from which you install the Application or make payments, which may also collect and use data about you. We are not responsible for any of the data collected by any such third party.

The key points of our Privacy Policy are as follows:

  • We comply with the Children’s Online Protection Act (COPPA).
  • Whether you are using our mobiles apps, or website, we do not collect personal information from you unless you provide it voluntarily and knowingly.
  • Other technology related implementation in our website and application may collect technology information in order to improve your experience and our products.

POLICY FOR CHILDREN

Every information that’s presented in our website and in our applications deals with content suitable for General Audience of all age categories. In that sense most of it is applicable for Children category as well. Which means it does not contain any violent or inappropriate content targeted for children. However, since it is focused for General Audience, it may at times contain irrelevant information for children. So, we do not purposefully market or share information that is directly targeted to children under the age of 13. If you become aware of any data we have shared, which is inappropriate to children under age 13, please contact us using the contact information provided below.

Financial Data

All financial information is stored by our payment processor [Google Checkout,] and you are encouraged to review their privacy policy and contact them directly for responses to your questions.

Geo-Location Information

We may request access or permission to and track location-based information from your mobile device, while you are using the Application, to provide location-based services. If you wish to change our access or permissions, you may do so in your device’s settings.

Mobile Device Access

We may request access or permission to certain features from your mobile device, If you wish to change our access or permissions, you may do so in your device’s settings.

Mobile Device Data

Device information such as your mobile device ID number, model, and manufacturer, version of your operating system, phone number, country, location, and any other data you choose to provide.

Push Notifications

We may request to send you push notifications regarding your account or the Application. If you wish to opt-out from receiving these types of communications, you may turn them off in your device’s settings. 

USE OF YOUR INFORMATION

Specifically, we may use information collected about you via the Application to:

  1. Deliver targeted advertising.
  2. Fulfill and manage purchases, orders, payments, and other transactions related to the Application.
  3. Increase the efficiency and operation of the Application.
  4. Analyze usage and trends to improve your experience with the Application and Website.
  5. Notify you of updates to the Application.
  6. Offer new products, services, mobile applications, and/or recommendations to you.
  7. Request feedback and contact you about your use of the Application.
  8. Resolve disputes and troubleshoot problems.
  9. Respond to product and customer service requests and feedbacks.
  10. We may send you a newsletter.
  11. Solicit support for the Application.

No warranties

This website is provided “as is” without any representations or warranties, express or implied. Mahastro.com makes no representations or warranties in relation to this website or the information and materials provided on this website.

We are not responsible for republished content from this website on other blogs or websites without our permission.

Without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing paragraph, Mahastro.com does not warrant that:

This website will be constantly available, or available at all; or the information on this website is complete, true, accurate or non-misleading. Nothing on this website constitutes, or is meant to constitute, advice of any kind.

Copyrights

All the content provided in this website is either in the public domain or the original content contributed by this website owners. All the Stotrams and Vedic Hymns published in this website are in the public domain and to our best knowledge no person or organization holds copyrights to this content. We do not intend to indulge in copyright infringement of any kind. Please notify us of any copyright infringement claims related to data, images or articles using the contact-us form (In the ‘Subject’ Textbox please mention as ‘Copyrights Issues’) provided in this website. Please do provide sufficient proof of your ownership of such content. We will remove such content upon verification of your claim.

TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES

Cookies and Web Beacons

We may use cookies, web beacons, tracking pixels, and other tracking technologies on the Application to help customize the Application and improve your experience. When you access the Application, your personal information is not collected through the use of tracking technology. Most browsers are set to accept cookies by default. You can remove or reject cookies, but be aware that such action could affect the availability and functionality of the Application. You may not decline web beacons. However, they can be rendered ineffective by declining all cookies or by modifying your web browser’s settings to notify you each time a cookie is tendered, permitting you to accept or decline cookies on an individual basis.

Internet-Based Advertising

Additionally, we may use third-party software to serve ads on the Application, implement email marketing campaigns, and manage other interactive marketing initiatives. This third-party software may use cookies or similar tracking technology to help manage and optimize your online experience with us. For more information about opting-out of interest-based ads, visit the Network Advertising Initiative Opt-Out Tool or Digital Advertising Alliance Opt-Out Tool.

Website Analytics

We may also partner with selected third-party vendors[, such as [Google Analytics,] and others], to allow tracking technologies and remarketing services on the Application through the use of first party cookies and third-party cookies, to, among other things, analyze and track users’ use of the Application, determine the popularity of certain content, and better understand online activity. By accessing the Application, you consent to the collection and use of your information by these third-party vendors. You are encouraged to review their privacy policy and contact them directly for responses to your questions. We do not transfer personal information to these third-party vendors. However, if you do not want any information to be collected and used by tracking technologies, you can install and/or update your settings below:

[Google Analytics Opt-Out Plugin] [Google Ads Settings Page]

You should be aware that getting a new computer, installing a new browser, upgrading an existing browser, or erasing or otherwise altering your browser’s cookies files may also clear certain opt-out cookies, plug-ins, or settings.

THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES

The Application may contain links to third-party websites and applications of interest, including advertisements and external services, that are not affiliated with us. Once you have used these links to leave the Application, any information you provide to these third parties is not covered by this Privacy Policy, and we cannot guarantee the safety and privacy of your information. Before visiting and providing any information to any third-party websites, you should inform yourself of the privacy policies and practices (if any) of the third party responsible for that website, and should take those steps necessary to, in your discretion, protect the privacy of your information. We are not responsible for the content or privacy and security practices and policies of any third parties, including other sites, services or applications that may be linked to or from the Application.

SECURITY OF YOUR INFORMATION

We use administrative, technical, and physical security measures to help protect your personal information. While we have taken reasonable steps to secure the personal information you provide to us, please be aware that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable, and no method of data transmission can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. Any information disclosed online is vulnerable to interception and misuse by unauthorized parties. Therefore, we cannot guarantee complete security if you provide personal information.

CONTROLS FOR DO-NOT-TRACK FEATURES

Most web browsers and some mobile operating systems [and our mobile applications] include a Do-Not-Track (“DNT”) feature or setting you can activate to signal your privacy preference not to have data about your online browsing activities monitored and collected. No uniform technology standard for recognizing and implementing DNT signals has been finalized. As such, we do not currently respond to DNT browser signals or any other mechanism that automatically communicates your choice not to be tracked online. If a standard for online tracking is adopted that we must follow in the future, we will inform you about that practice in a revised version of this Privacy Policy.

OPTIONS REGARDING YOUR INFORMATION

If you have questions or comments about this Privacy Policy, please contact us @ [email protected]