Privacy Policy

We recommend that you read this Privacy Statement in full to ensure you are fully informed.

This Privacy Statement of “Smartenup” outlines how your personally identifiable information and other information about you will be collected, used, and shared in connection with your access to and/or use of https://smartenup.in/ and any content, features, services, or other offerings that “Smartenup” may provide in connection therewith, including in relation to any email communications or newsletters that “Smartenup”  may send in connection with your use of our website (collectively, the “Site”). This Privacy Statement also describes your choices and rights regarding the use, access to and correction or deletion of your user information. By using the Site, you acknowledge that you understand that we will use your user information in accordance with this Privacy Statement. Where required by law, you will also be asked to provide clear and unequivocal affirmative consent to the collection, processing, and sharing of your user information via cookies and similar technologies. The Site is owned and operated by “Smartenup”.

To enhance, personalize, and support your experience on the Site, among other things, we collect, use, and share your user information.  For example, we use aggregated information to develop content targeted to user interests and to generally improve the Site’s user experience.  Your user information may also be used by “Smartenup” to tailor content and ads, provide social media features (e.g., features that allow you to share content directly to your preferred social media platform), track your preferences, analyze traffic, and provide similar services and content.

“Smartenup” is committed to your privacy and will not share any user information with any third party without your consent, except as outlined in this Privacy Statement or as permitted by law.  If you have any requests, comments, or questions about this Privacy Statement or your user information, please contact us in the manner provided below.

This Privacy Statement covers the “Smartenup” site & social media accounts. While you may encounter links on the “Smartenup” site & social media accounts to other websites, such as those relating to our third party sponsors, advertisers, and other partners (e.g., our affiliate network operators), please note that these websites are not covered by this Privacy Statement.

This Privacy Statement does not apply to the activities of “Smartenup” third party sponsors, advertisers (e.g. our affiliate network operators) that may collect your user information while you access or use such third party’s services in connection with your use of our Site (e.g. social media and sharing services).  The privacy and information practices of those third parties are not covered by this Privacy Statement.  To learn more about such third party policies, we recommend you to read and review the privacy statements of each third party service that you may choose to use. This Privacy Statement applies only to user information collected by us.

We strongly urge to think carefully before you decide to put anything on the internet.  We are not responsible for the user information you may choose to submit in these public forums other than “Smartenup” site & social media accounts. To request removal of your user information from our “Smartenup” site & social media accounts, please contact us as provided below. In some cases, for legal retention purposes or technical limitations (e.g., the data may not be searchable), We are/will be not be responsible user information voluntarily disclosed by you in such forums, in which case, we will notify you.

When you use the Site, your user information may be collected, used, and shared in a variety of manners. As detailed below, the type of user information collected may vary based on how it was gathered, but may include, among other things, user information that you voluntarily submit (e.g., when setting up an account or submitting a registration or application on the Site, you may submit your contact information, social media account handles, and/or professional information), user information automatically collected about your usage of the Site (e.g., the content that you choose to view), and user information that our third party partners may share with us if such third party partners have previously received your consent to do so.

“Smartenup” may collect user information (including personally identifiable information) that is voluntarily provided by you or with your permission. For example, we may ask you for user information, such as your email address, when you register to become a member of the Site or register for “Smartenup” site & social media accounts.  You may also provide user information to “Smartenup” in other contexts, including, for example, on your member profile page and public profile URL, to enter into a sweepstakes, contest, or promotion, or to apply for consideration in connection with a “Smartenup” . In the event you order something from the Site or one of our co-branded websites, we may request additional user information, such as your address, telephone number and credit card information, in order to complete the purchase. You always have the option not to provide the information. If you choose not to provide the information we request, you can still visit most of the Site, but you may be unable to access certain options and services. In the event that you wish to provide user information to us about a third party, such your friend or colleague, in connection with a referral, recommendation, nomination or other purpose, please only do so if you have the permission of that third party. When you register or become a member of the Site or provide information to in any other manner, you agree to provide only true, accurate, current and complete information.

 

When you visit our Site, we may collect certain user information automatically from your device. Specifically, the user information we collect automatically may include information like your IP address, device type, unique device identification numbers, browser-type, broad geographic location (e.g. country or city-level location) and other technical information.  We may also collect user information about how your device has interacted with our Site, including the pages accessed and links clicked.

Collecting this information enables us to better understand the visitors who come to our Site, where they come from, and what content on our Site is of interest to them. We use this information for our business purposes, including internal analytics purposes and to improve the quality and relevance of our Site to our visitors.

Some of this information may be collected using cookies and similar tracking technology, as explained further below.

A cookie is a small data file that is written to your computer’s hard drive by your web browser. A cookie file can contain and/or automatically collect user information, such as a user identification code or IP address, that a website will use to track the pages and number of times you have visited. The data read from these cookies may be linked to your user information, so our use of these cookies may allow us to better understand how you use our Site, or to serve you with personalized advertising.

The Site’s web and ad servers log information about a user’s IP address, browser type and the current URL the user is requesting. This information is always provided by a user’s browser and automatically logged by most websites. These log files are stored in a secure location and used for our business purpose of internal analysis of traffic patterns within our Site.

From time to time, we may collect personal information about you from third party sources (including data append services such as public or social graph data, or social media websites if you have chosen to log in or connect your social media with our Site) which we will use for our business purposes (for example, in order to better serve you with content or promotions). However, we will only use this information where these third parties either have your consent or are otherwise legally permitted or required to disclose your personal information to us.

“Smartenup” may use your user information for advertising purposes in order to promote our Site or our other products or services, and the products and services of third parties. To develop and provide content and advertising to you that are targeted to your interests, we use the analytics collected by the systems described above to determine which areas of our Site you prefer based upon the frequency of your visits and engagement with those areas. We may make reasonable assumptions based on your browser provided data to target relevant content and advertising to you on our site and elsewhere where we may be acting as a 3rd party. We may also make reasonable geographic and demographic assumptions based on your presented IP address to target relevant content and advertising.

We respect the privacy of our users and will not disclose or distribute our user list to any third party, nor will we permit anyone else to do so. However, we do make available for rental our list of those registrants who have expressly provided us with their permission to receive third party offers as part of their user profile. In those cases, your email address will be transferred to the third party. You can remove your consent to this use or modify your related user information by contacting “Smartenup”.

In addition, if you provide any user information via an advertiser promotion, please be aware you are directly providing your user information to that advertiser. Similarly, we may share certain attendee user information with sponsors of our live events (e.g., attendee name, title, and company name), subject to applicable law.

We may use a third party service provider to conduct these surveys or contests; that company will be prohibited from using our users’ user information for any other purpose. We will not share the user information you provide through a contest or survey with other third parties unless your prior permission.

“Smartenup” derives the majority of its revenue on the Site from advertising and sharing information is essential to keeping our services affordable to users. In order to attract and retain advertisers, we use the aggregated, information that we gather (as well as aggregated information from third-party market researchers) to describe our services to partners and to assist our advertisers and sponsors to better understand our audience.

We partner with third party ad networks to either display advertising on the Site or associated social media accounts to manage our advertising on other sites. Our ad network partners use cookies and web beacons to collect user information about your activities on the Site and other websites to provide you targeted advertising based upon your interests.

“Smartenup” may disclose your user information to any competent law enforcement body, regulatory, government agency, court or other third party where we believe disclosure is necessary

If you have any comments or queries about this Privacy Statement, or how we use your user information, please contact us using the contact details provided below.

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