The Application is intended for people who are competent to contract under applicable law. Individuals who are less than 18 years old are not permitted to use this application unless the complete Agreement is seen and agreed by parents or their legal guardians under applicable law. You confirm that You are at least 18 year old or otherwise competent to contract including with consent of Your parent/legal guardian as may be required under applicable law.
1. Information Collection
NowoChat may obtain the following types of information from or concerning You or Your mobile device, which may include personal information that can be used to identify You as specified below:
User Provided Information: You provide certain Personally Identifiable Information, such as Your mobile phone number, name, email id, occupation, birth date and mobile device information to NowoChat when choosing to participate in the use of the NowoChat application, such as registering as a user, messaging other NowoChat users, posting status updates, uploading images/videos/Media Files. In order to provide the NowoChat service, NowoChat shall periodically access Your address book or contact list on Your mobile phone to locate the mobile phone numbers of other NowoChat users.
“last seen/recent activity” information is available and displayed to each user whom you have added in your Friends or in connection with you (and which you have not blocked/pending for acceptance as a friend), and reﬂects the last approximate time the NowoChat application has been backgrounded or brought to the foreground on your mobile phone. “Last Seen” information is reported to NowoChat when a user brings the mobile application to the foreground or quits it.
NowoChat may receive data whenever You connect with an application or site through NowoChat (such as during status update, when You connect to other sites and in which case NowoChat posts to these sites on Your behalf ). This may include date and time You visit the site, the web address, IP address information, browser and if You are logged into NowoChat and Your authentication tokens used on such sites. Your authentication tokens may be saved on the server for the sole purpose of seamless posting to the same site by You in the future through NowoChat.
If the recipient can be messaged via the NowoChat application, the message is delivered to that recipient via data service routed through our servers. Any messages that are undelivered are held on the NowoChat servers until they can be delivered or for a period of 180 days whichever is earlier.
Any status update / messages and profile image updates posted by NowoChat is stored on our servers to facilitate the normal use of the Status Updates / Messages and beyond. This includes but is not limited to the timestamp and the actual status update message or details.
NowoChat may retain date and time stamp information associated with successfully delivered messages and the mobile phone numbers involved in the messages, as well as any other information which NowoChat is legally compelled to collect in accordance with retention policies applicable under Indian law.
2. Use of Information
We neither share nor sell without Your consent Your Personally Identifiable Information such as Your mobile phone number and address book and any other information we may collect with any third parties for use for commercial, advertising and or similar marketing purposes without Your consent. However, in the future as apart of a specific promotion or feature You may specifically choose to opt-in/opt-out for any specific product and or service which may allow Your personal information to be used for such purposes.
We may share your personally Identifiable Information and Contents to deliver the services desired by You to the extent it is necessary to maintain or further develop and enhance our Application and to ensure the functionality and security of our services and to prevent and investigate any fraud and other misuse.
We may share non-personally-identifiable information (such as anonymous user usage data, referring / exit pages and URLs, platform types, asset views, number of clicks, etc.) with third-parties to better understand usage patterns for certain content, services, advertisements, promotions, and/or functionality related to NowoChat application.
We may disclose the Personally Identifiable Information and available user Contents as required pursuant to applicable laws, a directive or order of a government entity or statutory authority or any judicial or regulatory authority or to law enforcement agencies in any official investigation including but not limited to cyber incidents, prosecution and punishment of offences. You agree that NowoChat has the right to monitor the Application electronically from time to time and to disclose information as may be necessary to satisfy any law, regulation or other governmental request, to operate the Application properly for justified purposes that are relevant for the features and functionalities of the Application and related services opted by You, or to protect itself or its subscribers. We may transfer Your Personally Identifiable Information or other information collected, stored, processed by NowoChat to any other entity or organization located in India or outside India only in case it is necessary for providing services to You in connection with Application. Except with Your consent including under this Agreement for specified purposes, We will not disclose any Personally Identifiable Information to any third party. We will cooperate with the appropriate law enforcement authorities in investigating claims of illegal activity.
In the interest of protecting Your privacy and for security measures, NowoChat ensures to take reasonable steps to identify and authorise You before registering Your mobile phone number and granting You use of the NowoChat application.
3. Security of Personal Information
We have implemented commercially reasonable physical, managerial, operational and technical security measures to protect the loss, misuse and alteration and to preserve the security of the Personally Identifiable Information in our care. Our security practices and procedures limit access to personal information on need to know basis only.
Such measures may include, where appropriate, the use of firewalls, secure server facilities, implementing proper access rights management systems and processes, careful selection of processors, standard authentication and encryption policies for our servers and other technically and commercially reasonable measures.
However, NowoChat cannot guarantee in any way with respect to any Personally Identifiable Information or Contents that You upload transmit, share or display through the Application or the Site and You do so at Your own risk.
Using unsecured or other unprotected networks to send messages and use of other features through the NowoChat application is not recommended.
If NowoChat learns of a security breach, then we may attempt to notify You electronically so that You can take appropriate protective steps.
5. Third Party Application Stores
The Application can also be downloaded from third party application stores including Google Play, and Apple Store etc. You agree to comply with all third party privacy policies, if any, applicable to the use of the Application or related services. NowoChat shall not be responsible for Your use of any third party product and or service including the terms and conditions of such third party product and or service and or violation and infringement of any third party rights, policies, terms and conditions in connection with access, download or installation of the Application.
We will strive to address Your feedback and concerns in a timely and effective manner.