We at Socialostracism
believe in that an informed citizen is the greatest tool to a progressive
information about you. This information helps us to personalize and
bring forth the causes most important to you. Socialostracism is specifically
for those who deeply care and want to make known the grievances and
the hidden and unspoken issues.
Collection of user information – Identifiable
Socialostracism collects specific data related to the user when they
visit or use the website such as the name, e-mail, telephone number,
profile picture; social media account ID and information shared linked
to that account, and such other information so provided voluntarily.
Information about you that we get from third party data providers (the
information consented to be shared.) User guarantees that they have
the right to use and provide us the names and email submitted.
The website can be used by way of creating an account by signing up,
starting a petition or signing a petition. Any activity taken up to
promote the said petition on any other platform or third-party website
will be exclusively linked to the user’s account. Any other information
of actions performed like sending messages and other usage of the website
by user will also be linked to this account and collected by the website.
Information of account activity, things that interest the user, the
causes the user supports to find for the user people with similar interests
helping them to promote their cause.
Information not revealing the individual identity of the user or unidentifiable
information: cookie technology, which helps our website function to
its maximum potential and such other technologies, browser and device
information to provide you with the best experience. If the sign up
is through Facebook, Facebook will be using cookies the user can change
and modify cookies through the settings on your Facebook account.
The user’s general geographic location to personalize experience
is also collected.
Information available about the user on publicly accessible databases
and offline information received via promotional surveys and phone promotions
can also be collected. The IP address of the user will be recorded in
the log files of the server whenever access to the website is made.
The device through which the website is accessed may have unique IDs
which may be recorded.
Usage of user information
registered on the website, the profile that would be created and the
information the user shares like the username, location and any additional
information such as an uploaded picture, all account activity i.e. creating,
promoting, sharing the user’s own petitions or other petitions and
all the actions performed with the help of that account will be tracked
provided to us by the social media operators such as Facebook etc. if
you sign up by way of such websites or any information publicly shared
which they make available to us may be utilized to enhance your experience
with the website. This information would be accessed only after user
gives permission through the social media platform.
may provide certain data to our partners and advertisers which will
only include data that has been particularly and voluntarily shared
with us. The advertisers will be able to contact you if the user chooses
the same or if the petition requires sponsoring. Only if you specifically
consent, we may share information about you with our advertisers, including
your email address, mailing address and the petition you signed.
may utilize information of your contact email list and you guarantee
that you have permission to allow the use of the same, the social media
platforms utilized by you and the information of various contacts connected
to you may be used to spread and share the petitions.
The information is utilized to respond to queries pertaining to creation
and continuation of the process of petitions. Third party partners may
access this information without having a right to share the same further.
Contact information will be utilized to share any account related information,
the status of your petition, the number of sign ups and any other administrative
information required to be conveyed.
Survey information for analysis of data, audits, fraud monitoring,
developing new services, enhancing, improving or modifying our website,
observing usage trends. Also to bring about people with similar interest
in contact and informing them about the related and similar activities
to their activities.
We also share your first and last name and city with the person who
initiated a petition you have signed, such information will be shared
as soon as you sign the petition and this information is public once
a petition is signed.
The website is an open platform where users can bring up issues and
grievances, we do not perform any background checks on the user, sharing
information and interacting shall be done at your own risk. Moderators
shall not be held liable for any information which has been missed out.
The contact between our partners, NGOs and other interactions among
the users via email, and other outside sources are also at the user’s
Public Space (Bulletin Boards, Chat Rooms
and Third-Party Sites)
Any information that users disclose in a public space, including on
any bulletin board, chat room or any site Socialostracism may host for
you, is available to anyone else who visits that space. Socialostracism
cannot safeguard any information you disclose there.
Socialostracism websites contain many links to sites that belong to
third parties unrelated to us. Socialostracism cannot be held responsible
for any use of your personal information arising from you disclosing
personal such information on third party sites. Socialostracism cannot
protect any information you may disclose on these sites and recommends
Deleting your information
Any information that the user feels is infringing his privacy, if
such information is not necessary, the same can be conveyed to the website
which would then take steps to remove the same. We seek all measures
to protect your information within our organization from loss, misuse,
unauthorized access, alteration and destruction. We take care to ensure
that all data we process is reliable for its intended use if still the
user feels insecure the website can be contacted and will be ever ready
to solve any such issues pertaining to protection of such user data.
If you would like to review and modify the information
that has been previously provided to us by you, you may log in to your
account, click on “Profile” and update your profile information.
If the user suspects that their account is being utilized by any other
person, they can contact us and inform us about the same.
Personal information will be retained till the specific time that
is required by law.
Google AdSense & other advertisers
By clicking or viewing
an ad on the website you may be taken to another website it is advised
will not be responsible for any breach committed by such other websites.
Clicking and viewing an advertisement may result in cookies being used
by the advertising platform.
Google, as a third-party
cookie enables it to serve ads to our users based on previous visits
to our site and other sites on the Internet. Users may opt-out of the
use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google Ad and Content Network
first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookies) and third-party
cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) or other third-party identifiers
together to compile data regarding user interactions with ad impressions
and other ad service functions as they relate to our website.
you visit and use our website. DoubleClick cookie technology enables
Google and its partners to serve ads to the user based on other sites
that the user visits on the Internet.
Reservation of Rights
Socialostracism reserves the right to disclose information about users
where required in good faith, to do so by law or to exercise our legal
rights or defend ourselves against legal claims.
Socialostracism further reserves the right to share information with
law enforcement to investigate or prevent illegal activities being committed
over our network. We may disclose the personal information we collect
about our users when we believe disclosure is necessary to investigate,
prevent, or respond to suspected illegal or fraudulent activity or to
protect the safety, rights, or property of us, our users, or others.
Socialostracism reserves our rights to disclose your personal information
where you have given us explicit legal written consent to do so.
Socialostracism reserves the right to monitor user and network traffic
for site security purposes and prevent any unauthorized attempts to
tamper with our site or cause damage to our property.
Socialostracism reserves the right to make changes to this privacy
policy or update it. Where a major change is made, users will be informed
by e-mail notification or through a notice on our website. Users and
site visitors bear the responsibility to ensure that they have read
the changes or updates as the case may be.