Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

Buy A Car Inc. mentioned in this Privacy Policy (hereinafter referred individually and/or collectively as “buyAcar”) is concerned about the privacy of the data and information of the users accessing, offering, selling or purchasing products or services on buyAcar website or mobile site thereof accessible through various internet-enabled smart devices (individually and collectively referred to as “Platform”) or otherwise doing business with Buy A Car. This privacy policy applies to Buy A Car which includes all its affiliates, & associate companies and helps you understand how we collect, use, store, process, transfer, share, and otherwise deal with and protect all your information when you visit our platform and use our products and services or even otherwise visit the platform.

THIS PRIVACY POLICY IS AN ELECTRONIC RECORD IN THE FORM OF ELECTRONIC CONTRACT AND DOES NOT REQUIRE ANY PHYSICAL SIGNATURE OR SEAL.

The term “We”/ “Us” / “Our” used in this document refer to Buy A Car Inc. and “You” / “Your” /”Yourself” refer to the users who visit or access or use (collectively “usage”) Platform.

The terms and conditions will talk about the:

  1. The type of information which you share with us or which we collect during your usage of our platform or availing any product or services from our platform.
  2. The purpose of collection, storage, processing and transferring of your information by us.

iii.  Disclosure, sharing and transfer of your personal information by us and purpose of such disclosure, sharing or transfer.

Controller of Personal Information

Buy A Car will be the controller of your personal information provided by you or otherwise collected by us. Your data controller is responsible for the collection, use, disclosure, retention, and protection of your personal information in accordance with its privacy standards as well as any applicable laws.

Information We Collect (Your Information):

We collect your information during your usage of platform or when you avail any of products or services available on or through platform, either as a registered user or otherwise when you visit any of our other website pages or applications.

The information collected may consist of:

1 Your Personal Information:

Your full name, age, address, email id, phone number, date of birth, gender, financial information, any other sensitive personal data or information etc. We collect your personal information when you create an account at our platform or fill out a form or respond to a survey.

2 Your Non-Personal information:

Usage: How you use our platform, such as the types of content that you view or engage with, the features you use, your searches & results, Your browsing information, the actions you take and the time, frequency and duration of your activities.

Device Information: Information about the computer, mobile, laptop, tablet or any other internet enabled electronic device (“Device”) You use to access the platform. This may include real-time information about the geographic location of your device as permitted by you, internet connection, your IP address, operating systems, platforms, browsing information, device type, device ID, network information, metadata and other information associated with your device.

Preference: Your preferences and setting such as geographical location, time zone and language.

Information from third parties: We may collect, process and store your user ID associated with any social media account (such as your Facebook and Google account) that you use to sign into the platform or connect with or use with the products or services. When you sign in to your account with your social media account information, or otherwise connect to your social media account with the product or services, You consent to our collection, storage, and use, in accordance with this privacy policy, of the information that you make available to us through the social media interface. This could include, without limitation, any information that you have made public through your social media account, information that the social media service shares with us, or information that is disclosed during the sign-in process. Please see your social media provider’s privacy policy and help center for more information about how they share information when you choose to connect your account.

We may also obtain information about you from third parties such as partners, marketers, third-party websites and researchers and combine that information with information which we collect from or about you.

We may use third-party service providers to serve ads on Buy A Car’s behalf across the internet and sometimes on the platform. They may collect information about Your visits to the platform, and your interaction with the products and services on the Platform.

Cookies and other Electronic Tools: We may use cookies, pixel tags, web beacons, mobile device IDs and similar files or technologies to collect and store information in respect to Your use of the Platform. You can erase or choose to disable/block these cookies through Your Device/browser settings. You can configure Your browser to alert You when we attempt to send You a cookie with an option to accept or refuse the cookie. If You have turned cookies off, You may be prevented from using certain features of the Platform and this may interfere with certain functionality of the Platform.

Purpose of Collection, Storage, Processing of Your Information:

Buy A Car collects your information solely for the purpose of providing you the products or services that is connected with the function or activity of Buy A Car which includes but not limited to the following (“Purpose”):

  • To inform you about various products and services offered on our platform and provide customer support to you.
  • To address your queries and resolve your concerns pertaining to any product or service that you were looking for.
  • To send you survey and marketing communications or facilitate various programmes and initiatives launched either by us or third party which We believe may be of interest to you.
  • To facilitate your usage of platform and improve our products or services, or any other content on the platform (such as by personalizing content to your interests), process and complete your transactions, and make special offers.
  • To review platform performance, diagnose technical problems and analyse data to make your experience better.
  • To protect the integrity of our platform.
  • To inform you about change in any term and condition of this Privacy Policy or Terms of use of Buy A Car.
  • To implement information security practices, to determine any security breaches, or computer virus, to investigate/prevent/take action against illegal activities and suspected fraud.
  • To keep you informed about news, events and ideas regarding your preferences and help you to improve your knowledge and skills about the preferred content.
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features offered through our platform.
  • To contact you about our own and third-party products and services that may be of interest to you. If you do not want us to use your information in this way, please check the relevant box located on the form on which we collect your data and/or adjust your user preferences in your account profile.
  • To enable us independently or in association with third party to show you tailored ads that are relevant to you.
  • To enable us to display advertisements to our advertisers’/service providers’ target audiences. Even though We do not disclose your personal information for these purposes without your consent, if you click on or otherwise interact with an advertisement, the advertiser may assume that you meet its target criteria.
  • To help advertisers and other partners measure the effectiveness and distribution of their ads and services, and understand the types of people who use their services and how people interact with their websites, apps and services.
  • In any other way we may describe when you provide the Information.
  • For any other purpose with your consent.

Sharing, Transfer or Disclosure of Your Information:

1) Any service or product provided through our platform may be provided either by Buy A Car or its vendor, dealer, channel partners and other third parties (“Other Entities”) which are registered with Buy A Car to render the services or provide products through platform or otherwise. You acknowledge and agree that Buy A Car may share, disclose, transfer or part with your information to other entities depending upon the type of product or service you are looking for or for one or more of the permissible purposes. Buy A Car may also share your personal or non-personal information where it is required to share the same with such other entities for providing you the product or service and you provide Buy A Car, your unconditional consent to do the same.

2) Buy A Car may share statistical data and/or other non-personal information or details to facilitate various program or initiatives launched by Buy A Car, third party service providers, partners or financial institutions, from time to time.

3) In addition to this, Buy A Car reserve the right to share your information with any government agency or other authorized law enforcement agencies(LEAs) mandated under law to obtain your information for the purpose of verification of identity or for prevention, detection, investigation including but not limited to cyber incidents, prosecution, and punishment of offences etc.

4) We may share your information in any other circumstances where we have your consent.

Third Party Links:

It is clarified that while your usage to our platform, you might see the links to the third-party website/advertisements/electronic communication service, which are provided by the third parties. As the operation of the third party is not under control of Buy A Car, therefore Buy A Car does not make any endorsement / guarantee of any service or product offered through third party websites nor make any representation related to the any privacy policy or other policies of such third party. Any usage of such third-party website or availing any service or product through third party shall be at your risk and Buy A Car is not responsible for any loss / damage or otherwise. It is recommended that you should review the privacy policy of such third-party websites prior to using such websites.

Security Measures:

Buy A Car takes utmost care to secure your information from unauthorized access, usage or disclosure or alteration. We take appropriate steps and security measures to safeguard your information and make sure that your information is secured as mandated by law. For this purpose we adopt reasonable security practices and procedures, in line with the industry standard, to include, technical, operational, managerial and physical security controls in order to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, or disclosure while it is under our control.

While we protect your personal information as per industry standards, You acknowledge that the internet or computer networks are not fully secure and that we cannot provide any absolute assurance regarding the security of your personal information. Therefore you acknowledge that you shall not hold responsible Buy A Car in any manner whatsoever for loss of your information, or any other data, which you shares with us or which we have with us if such loss or any damage caused to you because of force majeure events. You further acknowledge that any information (including your personal information) transmitted to us or from your use of platform will therefore be at your own risk.

Your Choices to Control Your Personal Information

Change or Correct: We take all endeavors to update our records with latest information as provided by you, however if you see any discrepancy in your personal information, you may edit some of your personal information or contact us through our data protection officer/grievance officer to have your information updated with us.

Object to, or Limit or Restrict Use: You can ask us to stop using or to limit our use (in partial or full) your personal information (past, existing or future).

Deletion: You can ask us to erase or delete (in partial or full) your personal information (past, existing or future).

Right to Access: You can ask us for a copy of your personal information.

Account Closure: If you choose to close your account, we will delete your personal information or de-identify it so that it is anonymous and not attributed to your identity. We will retain your personal information after you have closed your account if reasonably necessary to comply with our legal obligations (including law enforcement requests), meet regulatory requirements, resolve disputes, maintain security, prevent fraud and abuse, enforce our user agreement, or fulfill your request to “unsubscribe” from further messages from us. We will retain de-personalized information after your account has been closed.

Withdraw Consent/Opt-out: At any time, you can withdraw consent that you have provided to us by going to your account settings, if you have an account with us or otherwise you may request for withdrawing your consent by writing an email to us.

Authorization:

You also acknowledge that all the information provided by You are out of Your free will and in compliance with applicable laws in Your territory. If We found that any of Your Information is in non-compliance with the terms and conditions and Privacy policy, Buy A Car reserves the right to remove your non-compliant information from its systems. Further, depending on the seriousness of the non-compliance, We may choose to discontinue some or all of the services being provided to You by Us.

Change in terms of Privacy Policy:

Buy A Car Inc. reserves the right to amend or modify this Privacy Policy at any time, as and when the need arises. We request you to regularly check this Privacy Policy from time to time to keep yourself apprised of changes made. Your continued use of the Platform gives your unconditional acceptance to such change in terms of Privacy Policy.

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