What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our Website?
We only collect personally identifiable information that you choose to provide on our Website and/or our mobile application on registration for the purpose of registering on our Website and/or our mobile application. Hexcode may ask for Personal Information from you at the time of registering for the purpose of providing you the content and/or services that you request.
Additionally, Hexcode collects the e-mail addresses of those who opt in to communicate with Hexcode via email for regular updates, offers, discounts, and deals. However your other personal details including but not limited to gender, age, postal address, phone number, date of birth, occupation, opinion on deals available, feedback, suggestions, views, survey information, etc. (“User Information”) may be shared/volunteered by you on posts which you may access or visit on our Website and/or our mobile application. You may note that User Information being in the public domain is available for access for all our Website’s and/or our mobile application users and visitors. You are advised to exercise discretion before you make your personal details public, as such information is vulnerable to misuse and can be easily misused. Hexcode in this regard fully disclaims any liability(ies) or claim(s) which may arise from use/misuse of User Information shared by you, by any third party or any party not known to Hexcode.
Hexcode shall not in this regard, be obliged to modify, alter, substitute or delete any content posted by you on our Website and/or our mobile application or any information shared by you with us, on termination of your membership with Hexcode.
Our Website and/or our mobile application does not collect information about you except when you specifically and knowingly provide it. Hexcode uses your Personal Information and User Information for the purpose of creating a vibrant online user oriented shopping platform enriched by expert and user generated content.
Hexcode DOES NOT trade, sell or otherwise deal in your Personal Information in any manner, except as specified herein, or unless express consent is sought from you, in that regard.
Your Personal Information is collected for the purpose of;
- To identify when you comment on our website.
- As member of Hexcode
- For the purpose of interacting with you
- Keeping you abreast of best deals, coupons, discount offers, products and services which Interest you.
Non Personal Information
Hexcode also collects certain other information from you on your visit to our Website and/or our mobile application such as your information about your browser type, operating system, the URL of the previous web site you visited, your internet service provider and your IP Address (“Non-personal Information”). This information cannot be easily used to personally identify you. We use Non-personal Information for the purposes including but not limited to troubleshoot connection problems, administer the Website, analyze trends, gather demographic information, to ascertain how our visitors use our website and/or our mobile application, including information relating to the frequency of visits to our web site and/or our mobile application, average length of visits, pages viewed during a visit, ensuring compliance with the applicable law, co-operating with law enforcement activities, etc. This information is used to improve the site content and performance. You also agree that Hexcode may gather usage statistics and usage data from your use of our Website and/or our mobile application to evaluate your use of our products/services, to improve our products/services, Website and/or mobile application content and to ensure that you are complying with the terms of the applicable agreements between you and HexCode. The statistics and data collected may or may not be aggregated. These statistics contain no Personal Information or User Information that can distinctly identify you.
We may in future also share this information with Third Party Service Providers and Third Party Advertisers to measure the overall effectiveness of our online advertising, content, programming and for other bonafide purposes as we may desire. By usage of our Website and/or our mobile application you expressly permit HexCode to access such information for one or more purposes deemed fit by HexCode.
Similar to other commercial web sites, our Website and/or our mobile application utilizes standard technology called “Cookies” and Web server logs to collect information about how our Website and/or our mobile application is used.
Cookies are small pieces of information that are stored by your browser on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies are only read by the server that places them and are unable to inter alia run programs on your computer, plant viruses or harvest your personal information. Cookies allow Web servers to recognize your computer each time you return to our web site and/or our mobile application including the date and time of visits, the pages viewed, time spent at our Website and/or our mobile application, and the Web sites visited just before and just after our Website and/or our mobile application, verify your registration or password information (in case of registered users) during a particular session so that you do not have to input your password multiple times as you navigate the site, and suggest products or services that may interest you. This information is collected on an aggregate basis. None of this information is associated with you as an individual.
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies. By changing the options on your web browser or using certain software programs, you can control how and whether cookies will be accepted by your browser. HexCode understands and supports your right to block any unwanted Internet activity, especially that of unscrupulous websites. However, blocking HexCode cookies may disable certain features on our Website and/or our mobile application and may make it impossible for you to use certain services available on our Website and/or our mobile application. This may also affect your overall shopping experience with us.
When Do we collect information?
- Member Registration
If you choose to become a registered member of our Website and/or our mobile application, you will be required to share some of your personal details such as your name, e-mail address, a unique login name, password, and password validation. This information is collected on the registration form for several reasons including but not limited to the following:
- Personal Identification Purposes;
- Allowing You To Submit New Deals And Share Your Opinion With Others;
- Allowing You Access To Content/Deals Unavailable For Access To Users Not Registered On Our Website; And
- If Necessary, Customizing The Content Of This Website and/or our mobile application To Strive To Meet Your Specific Needs
Automatic Logging of Session Data
We automatically log generic information about your computer’s connection to the Internet, which we call “session data”, that is anonymous and not linked to any personal information. Session data consists of information such as the IP address, operating system, type of browser software being used by you and the activities conducted by you on our Website and/or our mobile application. An IP address is a number that lets computers attached to the internet, such as our web servers, know where to send data back to the user, such as the pages of the site the user wishes to view. We collect session data because it helps us analyse things such as the items visitors are likely to click on most, the manner in which visitors click preferences on our Website and/or our mobile application, number of visitors surfing to various pages on the site, time spent by the visitors on our Website and/or our mobile application and frequency of their visit . It also helps us diagnose problems with our servers and lets us better administer our systems. Although such information does not identify any visitor personally, it is possible to determine from an IP address a visitor’s Internet Service Provider (ISP), and the approximate geographic location of his or her point of connectivity.
This website uses “Google Analytics” to help analyze how a user uses this website. Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are small text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form. The anonymous information generated by the cookies about your use of this website (including your IP address) is transmitted to Google. Your IP address is collected purely for the purpose of determining the geographic location of visits and does not link or seek to link IP address with the identity of the computer user.
The information so collected is then processed to compile statistical reports on website activity. The reports are used to evaluate aggregate visitor usage to optimize the content of the website and to serve our Users better. Google analytics does not compile any personally identifiable data and all the activity on our website falls within the bound of Google Analytics Terms of Service.
We may from time to time add or enhance products/services available on our Website and/or our mobile application. To the extent these products/services are provided to and used by you, we will use the information you provide in this regard to facilitate the products/service requested. For example, if you email us with a question, we will use your email address, name, nature of the question, etc. to respond to your question. We may also store and publish such information to assist us in making the site the better and easier to use.
HexCode is committed to protecting the privacy and the confidentiality of your Personal Information. Whenever HexCode obtains Personal Information from you, our Website and/or our mobile application uses commercially reasonable efforts and general industry standards to protect it from any unauthorized access or disclosure. Access to your Personal Information is limited to Hexcode’s personnel and such authorized third parties who may host your data on our behalf or may assist us in providing the products and services requested by you. HexCode uses its best endeavors to maintain physical, electronic and procedural safeguards that aim to protect your information against loss, misuse, damage, modification, and unauthorized access or disclosure. However, HexCode assumes no liability whatsoever for any disclosure of Personal Information due to unauthorized third party access or other acts of third parties, or any other acts or omissions beyond the reasonable control of HexCode.
How does HexCode use the information that it collects?
Your Personal Information and User Information is used by us and/or authorized third parties/service partners to support your interaction with us, to offer you the latest deals and best prices concerning products and services and to contact you again about other services and products that we offer. By submitting your Personal Information and User Information to HexCode, you expressly acknowledge and consent to HexCode to use such information and to process the same in a manner deemed fit by HexCode. This may involve conducting data analysis, research based on reviews about deals, transfer of your Personal Information to third party experts for the purpose of outsourcing services offered to you by HexCode, etc.
What are security precautions in place to protect against the loss, misuse, or alteration of your information?
Hexcode makes every reasonable effort to preserve the privacy and confidentiality of your information shared with us. We implement standard measures to protect your Personal and Non-Personal Information against unauthorized access to and unlawful interception. However, you understand and acknowledge that no internet site can fully eliminate security risks associated with protecting such information. Although access to such information is restricted to authorized employees or agents of HexCode, we cannot guarantee the security of any information transmitted on the internet and you agree to do so at your own risk.
We reserve the right to disclose Personal Information/ User Information without your consent (express or implied) and without any liabilities to you when required or permitted by law and we have a good-faith belief that (i) such action is necessary to comply with an appropriate law enforcement investigation, current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on us or (ii) to conform to the legal requirements, compliance/reporting to administrative and judicial authorities, as may be required (iii) protect and defend the rights or property of the website and/or our mobile application owners of HexCode, or the users of HexCode, (iv) person(s) or company(ies) who provide certain support services to us, and (v) person(s) or company(ies) who share certain responsibilities/obligations of HexCode.
How does Hexcode address children’s privacy?
Hexcode requires that the visitor must be at least 18 years old to have our permission to use this site. If you are below 18 years of age, you are strictly prohibited from registering on our Website and/or our mobile application or doing any act which leads us to believe that you are 18 years of age or above. If you are the parent or guardian of a child under 18 years of age you provide your consent to your child’s registration with our Website and/or our mobile application and if you believe that they have disclosed personally identifiable information to us, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org so that we may take immediate steps to delete the child’s information.