Welcome to Aadu – Short Video App (hereinafter referred to as “Platform”), a content creationPlatform owned and operated by Squash Apps Private Limited, a private limited companyhaving its registered office at No. 7A, Grand CAG Central, First Floor, Avinashi Road, NavaIndia Rd, Coimbatore – 641004, Tamil Nadu, India (hereinafter referred to as“Squash/We/Us/Our”).
This Policy is published and shall be construed to be in accordance with the provisions of theInformation Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive PersonalData of Information) Rules, 2011 and Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines AndDigital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021 under the Information Technology Act, 2000 and otherapplicable laws that require publishing of the privacy notice for collection, usage, storage,disclosure and transfer of sensitive personal data or information.
When You create an Account with us, access our Platform and/or use the Services provided byUs, we shall collect certain information from You, the details of which are provided hereinafter.The categories and sources of the Information collected by Us are as follows:
We and Our service providers and business partners may link Your contact or accountinformation with Your activity on and off Our Platform across all your devices, using Youremail or other log-in or device information. Our service providers and business partners may use this information to display advertisements on Our Platform and elsewhere onlineand across Your devices tailored to Your interests, preferences, and characteristics. We arenot responsible for the privacy practices of these service providers and business partners,and the information practices of these service providers and business partners are notcovered by this Policy.
Image and Audio Information. Information about the images and audio that are a part ofYour User Content, such as identifying the objects and scenery that appear, the existenceand location within an image of face and body features and attributes, the nature of theaudio, and the text of the words spoken in Your User Content. We may collect thisinformation to enable special video effects, for content moderation, for demographicclassification, for content and ad recommendations, and for other non-personally identifyingoperations
Biometric Information. Biometric information and biometric identifiers, such as face printsand voiceprints, from Your User Content. Where required by law, We will seek any requiredpermissions from You prior to any such collection.
DeviceInformation. We collect information about computers, phones, connected TVs, andother devices with a web connection and the presence of Our Platform and Services andintegrate this information with the various devices You use. This information includes:device features such asinformation about operating system, hardware and softwareversions, battery status, signal availability, available storage space, browser type, app orfile names and types, and plug-ins, deviceactivitiessuch as information about the activityand behavior of the device, for example in the background or in front of a window or withmouse movements (which help to distinguish humans from boats), unique identifiers,device ID, games, apps, or accounts you use, Bluetooth signals and information aboutnearby WiFi access points, beacons and cell towers, Information that we are permitted tocollect by turning on access in device configuration, as well as providing access to GPSlocation, camera or photo, information such asyour mobile operator's name or ISP,language, time zone, mobile phone number, IP address, connection speed, andotherdevices near Your device or on the network so that We can help You with the streaming ofthe User Content on your device.
Messages. We may collect and process (which includes scanning and analyzing)information You provide, including any Personal Information, in the context of composing,sending, or receiving messages (that means the content as well as information about whenthe message has been sent, received and/or read and the participants of thecommunication) through Our Service's messaging functionality, in order to prevent potentialcrimes. Please be aware that messages sent to other Users of Our Service will beaccessible by those other Users and that We are not responsible for the manner in whichthose Users use or disclose messages.
Payment Information. Information related to payment, including payment card numbers orother third-party payment information (such as PayPal, Paytm, etc.) where required for thepurpose of payment.
Third partyInformation. Information about You that We may receive from third partiesservices, such as advertising partners, data providers, and analytics providers.
Information from other Users and other sources. Sometimes other Users of the Platformmay provide Us information about You, including through customer service inquiries. Thiscan include information about You, such as when others share or comment on a photo ofYou, send a message to You or upload, sync or import Your contact information. Further,We may also collect information about You from other publicly available sources.
We want You to understand when and with whom We may share the information We collect forbusiness purposes. Your information is shared with others in the following ways:
We may update this Policy from time to time. When We update the Policy, We will notify You byupdating the “Last Updated” date at the top of this Policy and posting the new Policy andproviding any other notice required by applicable law. We recommend that You review thePolicy each time You visit the Platform to stay informed of Our privacy practices.