We recognize that your privacy is very important and take it seriously.
Information collection and use:
UnionsApp uses information we collect to analyse how the Service is used
Our Services (as we have described below in detail) and these Terms are compliant with the Indian Penal Code, 1860, and Information Technology Act, 2000, including all amendments made to it and rules framed under it. When you create an account on our Platform or use our Platform or any of our Services, you accept and agree to these Terms. However, please note that we do not represent that we are compliant with laws of any country apart from the Republic of India. If you wish to use our Services, please ensure that you are permitted to do so, in your jurisdiction.
You and we are required to follow certain rules while you use our Platform. We have listed these rules in these Terms. Please read these Terms and all other hyperlinks mentioned here carefully. Do remember that by using our Platform, you agree to these Terms.
WHO MAY USE OUR SERVICES
Our Platform helps you stay in touch with your friends/ colleagues/ person sharing same interest/ community members and enables you to share images, videos, music, status updates, and more in your preferred regional language.
You may use our Services only if you are capable of forming a binding agreement with us and are legally permitted to use our Services. If you are accepting these Terms on behalf of a company or any legal persons, then you represent and warrant that you have the authority to bind such entity to these Terms and effectively “you” and “your” shall refer to the company.
UNIONS APP IS KNOWLEDGE SHARING SOCIAL NETWORKING APPLICATION where users of our application own the content that they post. Users grant us and other users of the UNIONS APP certain rights and license to use it. Users of Unions App are responsible for the content that they post. Users accept full responsibility for infringement of the intellectual property or personal rights of others or violation of laws and regulations in connection with their Content. This includes ensuring that THEY have the rights needed for them to post that content and that their content does not violate the legal rights of another party or any applicable laws.
UNIONS APP will not endorse or verify content posted by users. USERS are solely responsible for their own use of the UNIONS APP platform. Posts from chartered accountants, lawyers, doctors, or any other professionals should not be treated as a substitute for professional advice for your specific situation.
You provide us information about yourself, such as your mobile number, name, e-mail address, sex, educational or professional qualifications, relationship status, industry you are working in, interests, email ID, and other details, if you register for a member account with our service. Your name and other information you choose to add to your profile will be available for public viewing on the service.
We may use your email address to send you service-related notices (including any notices required by law, in lieu of communication by postal mail).
If you do not want to receive such messages, you may opt out by following the instructions in the message. If you correspond with us by email, we may retain the content of your email messages, your email address and our responses.
You also provide us information in user content you post to the service. Your questions, answers, and other contributions on the Service, and metadata about them (such as when you posted them), are publicly viewable on the Service, along with your name. This information may be searched by search engines and be republished elsewhere on the web.
NO FALSE INFORMATION TO BE PROVIDED
While you do not have to use your actual name on our Platform, you are required to input your correct phone number and gender to use our Services. You will not falsely represent yourself as another person or representative of another person to use our Services. In the event you are operating a parody account for satirical or comedic purposes, you must state the same in your Unions App bio. You will not lie about your details, including your age, for any reason.
PROTECTION OF YOUR INFORMATION
UnionsApp uses a variety of physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your information, based on the sensitivity of the information.
We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to UnionsApp or guarantee that your information on the service may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.
Your usage of our Platform is governed by this policy. If any of our users report your content to be against the Unions App Guidelines, we may remove such content from our Platform. In the event that multiple reports are made regarding violation of the Unions App Guidelines, we may be compelled to terminate your account with us and block you from registering with us. If you wish to appeal any such removal, you may write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We may remove any content that is share on our Platform if such content is prohibited.
NO UNLAWFUL OR ILLEGAL ACTIVITY
Our Platform is designed to accommodate a multiplicity of languages and cultures, as well as a diverse range of contents. To this effect, we have developed various tags to classify the nature of the content. You must therefore, correctly identify the nature of the content shared by you and tag it appropriately.
You shall not, however, use our Platform to share any content which is obscene, pornographic, harmful for minors, discriminatory, spreading hate speech, caste/ religion related inciting any form of violence or hatred against any persons, or of seditious in nature, or violates any laws of the Republic of India, or is barred from being shared by any laws of the Republic of India. We reserve the right to remove such content.
In addition to the above, please note that we may share your information with appropriate law enforcement authorities if we have good-faith belief that it is reasonably necessary to share your personal data or information in order to comply with any legal obligation or any government request; or to protect the rights or prevent any harm to our property or safety, our customers, or public; or to detect, prevent or otherwise address public safety, fraud, security or technical issues.You understand however, that we cannot be held responsible for any actions done by or to you by a third party or user by way of using our Platform.
CONTENT RIGHTS AND LIABILITIES
We strongly believe in the freedom of expression and allow you to share photographs, images, videos, music, status updates, and other content on our Platform. We do not have any ownership over any of the content shared by you and the rights in the content remain only with you. You will not use our Platform to violate or infringe upon our or any third-party’s intellectual property rights. Such content is against UNIONS APP Guidelines and may be removed from the Platform. Further, if you use any content developed by us, then we shall continue to own the intellectual property rights in such content.
By sharing/posting/uploading content using our Services, you grant us a non-exclusive, royalty-free, transferable, sub-licensable, worldwide license to host, use, distribute, run, copy, publicly perform or display, translate, and create derivative works of your content (consistent with your privacy and application settings). You may delete your content and/or account at any point. However, your content may continue to appear on the Platform if it has been shared with others.
You remain solely responsible for the content you post on our Platform. We do not endorse and are not responsible for any content shared or posted on or through our Platform, and for the consequence of such sharing or posting. The presence of our logo or any trademark on any content shared by you does not mean that we have endorsed or sponsored your content. Further, we will not be liable for or responsible for the consequences of any transactions made or entered into by you with other users of the Platform.
You will always have ownership and responsibilities for the content you share. We will never claim that we have intellectual property rights over your content, but will have a free of cost, permanent license to use what you share and post on our Platform.
UNIONS APP IS AN INTERMEDIARY
We do not control what people do or say and are not responsible for their (or your) actions (whether online or offline). We are not responsible for services and features offered by others, even if you access them through our Services. Our responsibility for anything that happens on our Platform is strictly governed by the laws of the Republic of India and is limited to that extent. You agree that we will not be responsible for any loss of profits, revenues, information, or data, or consequential, special, indirect, exemplary, punitive, or incidental damages arising out of or related to these Terms, even if we know they are possible. This includes when we delete your content, information, or account. We are an intermediary under Indian law. We do not control what people post on our Platform but we expect everyone to comply with the UNIONS APP Guidelines.
NO DISRUPTION TO UNIONS APP
We have developed a community-driven platform. Therefore, you agree to not interfere with, or use non-public areas of our Platform, Services, and our technical delivery system. You will not introduce any trojans, viruses, any other malicious software, any bots or scrape our Platform for any user information. Additionally, you will not probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any system, security or authentication measures implemented by us. If you tamper or attempt to tamper with our technological design and architecture, we may terminate your user profile. We may further report such actions to the appropriate law enforcement authorities and proceed against you with legal actions. You will not hack into or introduce malicious software of any kind onto our Platform. If you commit such actions, we may remove you from the platform and even have to report your actions to the police.
SHARING USERS INFORMATION:
WE DO NOT SHARE YOUR INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES INDIVIDUALLY or IN AGGREGATE with advertisers/third parties/agencies.
Advertisers can post advertisements as per community since we create specific Unions of like-minded people. But, we value your privacy and we won't be sharing your data with advertisers or any third party or outside agencies.
We do not endorse any products or vouch for the authenticity of the products shared by users. Merely advertising of products by the users on our Platform does not amount to an endorsement by us.
If we share any sensitive/ non sensitive/ personal information such as your race, caste, or health information, biometrics etc., we will ask you for your consent prior to sharing the same.
AUTOMATIC DOWNLOADS AND UPDATES
We are constantly updating our Platform and Services offered. To use our Platform, you may need to download the UNIONS APP mobile application to your mobile device and update it from time to time.
THIRD PARTY ASSIGN
The rights and obligations under these terms are granted only to you and shall not be assigned to any third party without our consent. However, we are permitted to assign our rights and obligations under these Terms to others. This can happen when, for example, we enter into a merger with another company and create a new company.
In all cases, you agree that disputes will be subject to the laws of the Republic of India and the courts of Rajasthan (Jaipur) shall have exclusive jurisdiction over all such disputes.
We have a Grievance Officer to address your concerns regarding data safety, privacy, and Platform usage concerns. We will resolve the issues raised by you within 30 (thirty) days from receiving them. You may contact the Grievance Officer at any of the following:
Name: Mr. Deepak Kumar
Address: rd Floor, Behind Kendriya Vidyalaya No - 3 Jhalana Doongri Near to ESTI Training Institute, Jaipur, Rajasthan 302004
Office Hours for grievances : 10:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
“GUIDELINES” / CONTENT GUIDELINES:
Certain kind of content is not allowed on our Platform. If such content comes to our attention, we may take it down. If you come across any content that violates these Guidelines, we encourage you to report it. The intent of the creator is important. We do not welcome creations/content that intends to bring discomfort, spread mischief or promote illegal activities.
All the content, including without limitation, content that is uploaded, posted, commented on, or shared by you on our Platform, must adhere to the laws of the Republic of India, including without limitation, the Indian Penal Code, 1860 and, the Information Technology Act, 2000 along with all rules and amendments made under such laws. We cooperate with legal authorities in cases of breach of applicable laws. Remember, simply comply with the law and don’t do anything that could land you into trouble.
Non-Veg (NV) includes adult humour or sexually suggestive content and can only be shared in 18+ Unions. The purpose of the NV tag is to give adults a place to share adult content with a tinge of humour or fun. Do not misuse it.
We allow content that has limited sexual imagery, provided it is posted for artistic value, educational purposes, awareness, protest, humour or satirical purposes. Content which contains the following is against these Guidelines:
iii. sextortion or revenge pornography;
vii. content on rape, gangrape and molestation.
It’s simple. Obscene content should not go on our Platform.
Try to ignore any content that you may find petty and annoying. But do report any content that harasses another person or degrades or shames anyone.
Posting abuses or curse words, morphed images, malicious recordings, objectifying someone, making sexual advances or otherwise engaging in sexual misconduct will not be tolerated. Similarly, extorting or blackmailing any person is prohibited. If someone blocks you from their account, do not try to contact them from another account.
If, however, a matter involves a critical discussion of people featured in the news or who have a large public audience, we may allow it. This is a public platform.
Paintings, posters, photographs, advertisements, poems, limericks, sound recordings, musical compositions, lectures, articles, tele-series, movies, online videos, video games, computer software, plays, musicals, brands, affiliations, and other similar content, all are subject to intellectual property protection.
Copying content whose intellectual property rights are held by another person or organisation, and posting it as your own, is not allowed. If you want to reshare some content from within the Platform, do not remove attributions, watermarks and original captions and provide copyright references wherever necessary. Also, please take permission and give due credits to your fellow user who creates such content by mentioning their name.
If you are creative, your work will be protected. If you want to use or share anyone’s work, take permissions and give credits.
This includes all content that causes discomfort to our users due to the goriness in the content, such as graphical images or videos that glorify violence, or intends to incite violence, or encourages dangerous and illegal activities, or praises groups or leaders involved in terrorism, organized violence or criminal activities. Post violent content only if your intent is to provide information, education or spread awareness. Warn your audience!
Content that intimidates any person or promotes violent behaviour, targets or demeans any particular religion, caste, ethnicity, community, disability (physical or mental), age or gender, is prohibited. Any kind of content which produces hatred or has the intention of creating or spreading hatred or hate propaganda along the lines of religion, caste, ethnicity, community, age or gender is also not allowed.
We encourage that you express your opinion, but think before you write. Remember that this is a social platform!
Posting any content that relates to physical, sexual, or psychological maltreatment, neglect or abuse of a person, be it that of a child or an adult, is prohibited. Posts showcasing self-harm, injury or suicide or provoking anyone to commit self-harm are also not allowed. Further, posts that identify, tag and negatively target victims or survivors of abuse, self-injury or domestic or similar violence are also prohibited.
We have zero-tolerance for content or activities that advocate or promote illegal activities. Content related to organized crime, violence or terrorist activities is not allowed. Sale of illegal goods or services, regulated goods, drugs, and soliciting or selling of sexual services is strictly forbidden.
Do not post tutorials or instructions on content that educates the users on illegal activities (such as making bombs or doing drugs). Do not promote online gambling, online real money games of skill or online lotteries. Do not use our Platform to solicit or facilitate any transaction or gift involving goods and services which are declared illegal by the Government of India
Impersonating another person (such as your friends, celebrities or brands) and distributing false or misleading information on our Platform to make personal or financial gains is fraud.
UNIONS APP does not let you conduct any activities that law prohibits.
Any kind of personal content of another person, including pictures or videos of people who will not appreciate such material being posted, is not allowed. Basically, do not post anyone’s personal or intimate photos or videos without their permission or consent.
Revealing someone’s personal data or sensitive personal data, including without limitation, phone number, address, financial information, Aadhar Number, and Passport information, or threatening someone using this information, will be considered as harassing them, and such activities are unacceptable. Strict actions will be taken against such users. Other people’s personal information is not yours to share.
False advertisements, fraudulent or misleading representations and security breaches, all fall under the ambit of commercial spam. They deter other users from sharing and connecting. It is important that the content you share be authentic and help create a safe environment for people to post on the Platform. Do not post the same content multiple times if it intends to annoy viewers or sell goods/services or gain followers.
If you want to promote your goods or services, do so in a civilized manner. We will remove members promoting or marketing their products. Allow your friends and other users to use the Platform the way you would like to use it. Don’t spam!
Any kind of content which spreads deliberate misinformation, hoaxes or fake propaganda, with the intent to mislead, is not permitted. We prohibit posting of content that exaggerates an existing piece of news by introducing non-factual elements into it.
If you intend to mislead our users or attempt to create a sensation by straight-up fabricating content, or attempt to damage someone’s reputation, or hurt their financial or political standing on the basis of false information, we will not let it spread on our Platform.
If you have posted something equivalent to fake news, whether intentionally or unintentionally, remove it as soon as possible.
When you use our Platform, we expect you follow some norms. Each user following such practices will inspire their fellow users. This keeps the Platform clean and makes it easier to use, making it simple for you and your user friends to navigate the Platform.
All posts should be tagged with the most appropriate tag. If such a tag doesn’t exist, then please create one. Any content posted with an irrelevant or inapplicable tag, if reported, will be removed from the feed.
UNIONS APP is a very active platform. Many posts go up, many discussions take place. Make sure that any content that you post, and any discussion you participate in, relates to the caption and tags of the post. Content that does not relate to the caption or tags, or is unreasonable for a particular post, will be removed. Don’t go off-track.
We expect you to conduct yourself with integrity and harmoniously on our Platform. Show courtesy and respect to the fellow users. Don’t be rude. We advise you to not initiate or participate in any activity which is not in good faith for the community at large.
Creating a fake profile of someone or impersonating someone in a misleading or deceiving manner, with or without the intention of harassing or bullying them, is not allowed. Community profiles, informative profiles and fan profiles of public figures may be allowed. Satire or parody accounts of public figures are acceptable if it has been clearly mentioned in the profile description or profile status.
UNIONS APP is a multilingual platform. Certain words that may seem acceptable to you, when translated to another tongue, may become offensive. We do not ask that you translate and test every post into all the different languages. All we ask is that you weigh your words carefully. Content that contains profanity that is used to insult, antagonize or inflame other users will be held for review. Depending on the context of the post, it may be removed.
Harassing someone or using abuses in the posts or comments while addressing a user is not allowed. Do not do anything which can make any other users feel that UNIONS APP is not a safe platform to use. Action will be taken against you if you try to create hostile situations for any other user.
Unawareness of law is not an excuse. Note that for using our Platform, you will need to comply with laws that govern online conduct. Respect all applicable laws while using our Platform. Any activity featuring, encouraging, offering or soliciting illegal activities will not be tolerated.
Our decision to suspend any account is binding. Any attempt to circumvent the suspension by using other accounts, identities, personalities or presence on another user's account will also result in suspension. If you try to evade suspension, we may be compelled to terminate your account with us and block you from registering with us.
When you see any content or activity that violates these Guidelines, please tap or click on the REPORT OR FEEDBACK option on the left side of the screen. The moment you tap or click on this tab, we will get an email and will process your request. If we find the content or activity to be unsuitable for our Platform, we will remove it.
We expect you to be responsible for what you post and what you see. If any of our users report your content to be against these Guidelines, we may remove such content from our Platform. It takes some time to take down such content, so please bear with us.
RIGHT TO CHALLENGE
In case the content you upload or post, or your activity is reported by another user and removed from our Platform, and you believe that your content has been unfairly removed, you may write to us at email@example.com to challenge the removal. We may review the content again and determine if it may be reposted on the Platform.
OUR ACTIONS AGAINST TRANSGRESSORS
We take action against those who violate these Guidelines. If your profile is reported for violating these Guidelines, then your profile may be suspended temporarily for up to 360 (three hundred and sixty) days. In case of repeated breach of these Guidelines, we may be compelled to terminate your account with us and block you from registering with us.
THIRD PARTY LINKS
The Platform may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers, Affiliates and/or any other websites or mobile applications. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites or mobile applications.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless us, and our subsidiaries, affiliates and agents and their respective officers, directors, employees, successors and assigns from and against any claim, proceeding, loss, damage, liability, cost, demand or expense (including but not limited to attorney's fees) of any kind arising out of: (i) your access to or use of the Platform and Services; (ii) any breach by you of your obligations under this Agreement; (iii) your violation of the rights of any third party, including any infringement of intellectual property, or of any privacy or consumer protection right; (iv) any violation of law or contractual obligation and any claims, demands, notices pursuant to such violation; (v) your negligence or willful misconduct. This obligation will survive termination of our Terms.
We always appreciate feedback or other suggestions. We may use the same without any restrictions or obligation to compensate you for them and are under no obligation to keep them confidential.
CHANGES TO OUR PIVACY POLICY
If we change our privacy policies and procedures, we will post those changes on this page to keep you aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we may disclose it. Changes to this pivacy policy are effective when they are posted on this page.