Jivabhumi, and its' affiliates (collectively referred to here as "Jivabhumi") provide this privacy policy ("Policy") to explain how we collect, use and protect (or, in some cases, do not protect), your personal information as you interact with us online through the "shop.jivabhumi.com" web site. Jivabhumi recognizes the importance of protecting personally identifiable information provided by users of the site, as well as for persons included in our subscriber mailing lists. The following privacy policy grows from our fundamental respect for our users' right to privacy and will serve to guide our relationships with our users and subscribers.

Jivabhumi reserves the right to change this Policy at any time by posting a new privacy statement on our web site. You are responsible for checking periodically for changes. By accessing the site, you indicate your agreement to and acceptance of the terms of this Policy, and consent to the collection, retention and use of your personally identifiable information consistent with this Policy, as amended from time to time. If you are visiting our site from outside India, there may be special rules or limitations on your use of this web site.

Information Collected by Jivabhumi

Jivabhumi and its authorized service providers collect information about users during their registration for our various subscription lists, their participation in certain activities on our web site, their purchase of products or services through the site, and through the use of cookies. When users request pages from our server, our web server automatically collects some information about the users, including their IP addresses. These IP addresses are used by computers to send the requested pages to users.

If a user wishes to subscribe to our mailing list and/or newsletter, we collect and retain contact information such as name, email and mailing address. We may also collect and retain information regarding the types of information or topics that are of interest if we are provided with that information, as well as identification of which communications our users wish to receive.

About the Information We Collect

Except as disclosed to you or as otherwise described in this Policy, as may be amended from time to time, Jivabhumi will not share any personally identifiable information that subscribers or web site users provide to us with any third party for their direct marketing purposes. Jivabhumi will disclose info to the extent necessary to comply with applicable laws or legal processes (e.g., subpoenas). We will cooperate with law enforcement authorities. Jivabhumi may use information that it collects to provide, maintain, protect and improve our services, as well as to protect the rights and property of Jivabhumi and of our users and suppliers. Jivabhumi may share your personal information where it is necessary for us to complete a transaction or do something that you have asked us to do.

Jivabhumi uses visitors' IP addresses to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our Web site. We also use them to gather broad demographic information about our users in general. This information does not contain anything that can identify users personally. We may combine demographic information supplied by a subscriber at registration with site usage data to provide profiles, in aggregate form, about our users and their preferences in the content of the site and advertising.

Any information disclosed in public areas of the site will become public information. Jivabhumi cannot control the use of information disclosed in public forums, such as forums, blogs, bulletin boards, groups, or chat rooms. Jivabhumi will treat any postings by users, feedback, emails or suggestions to us as NON-CONFIDENTIAL and as NON-PROPRIETARY. If you choose to use your real name, it will be available to and viewable by anyone.

How Jivabhumi Uses Information We Collect

Jivabhumi collects your personal information such as Name, email ID, phone numbers, facsimile, address etc. We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping - To process billing and payment, including sharing with third party payment gateways in connection with Website and/or Jivabhumi's products and Services
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services
  • For customer support and to respond to your inquiries
  • To periodically send promotional emails and text messages to the email address or the mobile number you provide regarding new products from Jivabhumi, special offers from Jivabhumi or other information about Jivabhumi that we think you may find interesting
  • To contact you via email, telephone, facsimile or mail, or by text message, to deliver certain services or information you have requested
  • For Jivabhumi's market research purposes, including, but not limited to, the customizations of the Website according to your interests
  • We may use your information (i.e.postal code, residential and commercial addresses, and other various data) to more effectively facilitate the promotion of goods and services to appropriate target audiences and for other research and analytical purposes