Privacy Policy

Effective Date: July 25th, 2023


Last Updated: January 30th, 2024

Welcome to Blinked.in! This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, disclose, and protect your personal information when you use our business directory website and the associated services we offer. We value your privacy and are committed to ensuring the security and confidentiality of your personal data. By accessing or using Blinked.in, you agree to the terms of this Privacy Policy.

Information We Collect

1.1 Personal Information: When you create an account on Blinked.in, we collect personal information such as your name, email address, contact number, and business details. You provide this information voluntarily, and we only collect what is necessary for the provision of our services. Additionally, when you interact with other users, you may voluntarily provide additional personal information through messages or other communication channels.

1.2 Listing Information: As part of our directory services, we allow you to provide and display various business, services and bio related information, including but not limited to contact details (such as phone numbers, email addresses, and website links), major social media account links, company profiles, and other company-specific details.

1.3 Embedded Services: To enhance your business listing on Blinked.in, we provide embedded services such as Google Maps integration, photo galleries, calendar functionality, inquiry forms, and more. While using these services, additional data may be collected in accordance with the respective service provider's privacy policies. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of these embedded services to understand how they collect and handle your information.

Use of Information

2.1 Service Provision: We use the information we collect to provide and improve our business directory services on Blinked.in. This includes displaying your business listing, facilitating connections and communication between users, and optimizing the functionality and user experience of our website.

2.2 Communication: We may use your contact information to send you relevant updates, notifications, and marketing materials related to our services, unless you opt out of such communications. You can manage your communication preferences through your account settings or just write us your concern using our feedback form and we assure you that we will work on your concern asap.

2.3 Personalized Experience: We may use the information you provide to personalize your experience on Blinked.in, such as recommending relevant businesses or services based on your preferences and past interactions.

2.4 Analytics and Improvements: We may analyze and aggregate user data to monitor and analyze trends, improve our website and services, and conduct research. This data is anonymized and does not personally identify you.

Information Sharing and Disclosure

3.1 Business Connections: When you use Blinked.in, certain information about your business, including your contact details and company profile, may be visible to other users of the platform. This is necessary to facilitate business connections and communication between users. However, we do not disclose your personal information to other users without your consent.

3.2 Third-Party Service Providers: We engage trusted third-party service providers to assist us in delivering our services. These providers may have access to your personal information only to the extent necessary to perform specific tasks on our behalf, and they are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality and security of the information.

3.3 Compliance with Legal Obligations: We may disclose your information if required by law, legal process, or governmental request. We may also disclose your information to protect our rights, privacy, safety, or the rights, privacy, or safety of others.

Data Security

4.1 We employ industry-standard security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. These measures include physical, technical, and administrative safeguards.

4.2 While we strive to protect your data, please be aware that no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure. We cannot guarantee the absolute security of your information. You play a crucial role in maintaining the security of your personal data by keeping your login credentials confidential and promptly notifying us of any unauthorized access to your account.

Your Rights and Choices

5.1 Access and Correction: You have the right to access, update, or correct the personal information stored in your account. You can do so by logging into your account and making the necessary changes in your profile settings. If you require assistance or encounter any difficulties, please contact our Smart Assist team.

5.2 Data Retention: We retain your personal information for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. You can request the deletion of your personal information by contacting us, and we will respond to your request in accordance with applicable legal requirements.

5.3 Account Closure: If you no longer wish to use Blinked.in, you have the option to close your account. Upon closure, we will delete or anonymize your personal information, except as required by law or for legitimate business purposes.

5.4 Marketing Communications: You can choose to opt out of receiving promotional communications from us by following the unsubscribe instructions provided in the communication or by adjusting your communication preferences in your account settings. also feel free to contact us using our feedback form.

Third-Party Links and Services

6.1 Blinked.in may contain links to third-party websites or services that are not owned or controlled by us. These third-party websites and services have their own privacy policies, and we encourage you to review them before providing any personal information. We are not responsible for the privacy practices or content of these third parties.

6.2 Some of the services embedded within Blinked.in, such as Google Maps integration and social media links, are operated by third parties. These services may collect additional information from you and have their own privacy policies governing the use of that information. Please review the respective privacy policies to understand how your information is handled by these embedded services.

International Data Transfers

Blinked.in is operated in India. If you access our website and services from outside India, please be aware that your personal information may be transferred to and processed in India and other countries. By using Blinked.in, you consent to the transfer of your personal information to India and other countries as outlined in this Privacy Policy.

Updates to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal requirements. Any modifications will be effective upon posting the revised Privacy Policy on Blinked.in. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any updates.

Business Interactions:

Blinked.in facilitates business interactions and connections between users. When you engage with other businesses or service providers through the platform, certain information may be shared between parties involved in the interaction, such as contact details, business inquiries, and communication histories. It's important to exercise caution and ensure that you only share necessary and relevant information during these interactions.

Advertisements:

Blinked.in may display advertisements from third-party advertisers on the website. These advertisements may be personalized based on your browsing activities and preferences. However, we do not provide your personal information to advertisers without your explicit consent.

Children's Privacy:

Blinked.in is not intended for use by individuals under the age of 18. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children. If we become aware that we have inadvertently collected personal information from a child, we will promptly delete it from our systems.

Data Subject Rights:

In addition to the rights mentioned earlier, such as access, correction, and account closure, you may have other rights regarding your personal information under applicable data protection laws. These rights may include the right to erasure, the right to restrict processing, and the right to data portability. To exercise your rights, please contact us using the information provided in the Privacy Policy.

Cookies and Tracking Technologies:

Blinked.in uses cookies and similar tracking technologies to collect information about your browsing activities on the website. These technologies help us analyze website traffic, improve user experience, and provide personalized content and advertisements. You can manage your cookie preferences through your browser settings.

Data Transfer to Successors:

In the event of a merger, acquisition, or sale of Blinked.in or its assets, your personal information may be transferred to the acquiring entity or successor organization. We will ensure that any such transfer is subject to appropriate privacy safeguards.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or suggestions regarding this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at [contact email]. We will make every effort to address your inquiries in a timely manner.

By using Blinked.in, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Privacy Policy and agree to the collection, use, and disclosure of your personal information as described herein.


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