Who We Are
Our website address is: https://wiseidiot.com. We are simply here to post what we hope are some good posts for you to read and enjoy. In case you do not enjoy them, well, what can we say?
The Serious Stuff
By using the platform, and furnishing your personal and contact details, you hereby agree that you are interested in knowing more or availing and/or purchasing various products, services, offers, campaigns or other promotional material that we or any other third party may offer/provide/share/send you from time to time through any means including but not limited to telephone, short messaging service (SMS), email, or any messenger service or mobile application or any other physical, electronic or digital means/mode. You hereby agree that we may contact you either electronically or through phone, to understand your interest in the selected products and services and to fulfil your demand or complete your application.
Further you also expressly agree and authorise WiseIdiot and its holding company, subsidiaries, group businesses, affiliates, partners, service providers, vendors and other third parties to contact you for the purpose of offering or inviting your interest in availing other products or services offered by third parties, or for sending other marketing campaigns, offers, or any other information either on the website or through other means including but not limited to telephone, SMS, email, or any messaging service/mobile application or any other physical, electronic or digital means/mode.
You agree and authorise WiseIdiot to share your information with its group businesses, vendors, service providers, business partners, affiliates, agents and other third parties, in so far as required for marketing purposes/offering/cross-selling various other products and services and/or to provide you with various value-added services, in relation with the services selected by you or generally otherwise. You agree to receive communications through emails, telephone, messenger platforms, SMS, or any other form of messaging/communication service from WiseIdiot or such third parties. You also agree that WiseIdiot reserves the right to make your details available to its partner banks/financial institutions or any such other third party as needed by the said partners or third parties and that you may be contacted by the partners and/or the third parties for information through email, telephone, SMS or messenger platforms.
INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We collect your personal information to help you provide the services of the platform and necessary third-party services (hereinafter ‘services’).
This information is collected when you:
- Make a request to receive information about WiseIdiot;
- Apply or sign up for a WiseIdiot account or other services;
- Go through our account verification process, authenticate your account, communicate with us, answer our surveys, upload content, or otherwise interact with the platform or third party services
This information will include:
- Your ID Information: Includes your name, email address, phone number and postal address
- Your Financial Information: Include your bank account, card details, PayPal email address, and other information necessary to process your transactions.
- Other Information: This includes all other information such as the contents of any message/mail and/or attachments you may send us, and any other information you may choose to provide. This will also include any other information that you voluntarily share with us, including survey responses, contest participations, promotions, referrals or any other actions you perform on the platform or services
NOTE: We do not keep records of your financial information but this information may be kept for future records and transactions by our payment processing partners, which include Instamojo, PayPal, PayTM and UPI. We have no control over their privacy policies but these are all large payment processing businesses with robust privacy policies
In addition, the provision of hosting services necessitate automatic collection of other information from your use of the platform and services. These include:
- Commercial Information: Includes information about the products and services you sell, your payment transactions, and your customers;
- Electronic Information: Includes details such as web browser and device characteristics, email usage;
- Geolocation and Demographic Data: Includes location of your device, demographic details of your users;
- Internet or Other Network Information: Includes information about how you use and interact with our platform and services, including your access time, browser type and language, domain name of your internet service provider, other attributes about your browser, any specific page you visit on our platform, content you view, features you use, the date and time of your use of the services, your search terms, and the website you visited before you visited or used the services;
- Online Identifiers: Includes information you use to log in to your account, Internet Protocol address and other unique personal identifiers such as device identifier, cookies, beacons, pixel tags, mobile ad identifiers and similar technology; customer number; unique alias, and other identifiers; and
- Customer Information: Includes the aforementioned information but for your customers
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
We use the information we collect in various ways, including to:
- Provide, operate, and maintain our website and services
- Improve, personalise, and expand our website, products and services
- Understand and analyse how you use our website
- Develop new products, services, features, and functionality
- Communicate with you, either directly or through one of our partners, including for customer service, to provide you with updates and other information relating to the website, and for marketing and promotional purposes
- Protecting our services and maintaining a trusted environment
- Send you emails
- Find and prevent fraud
- Advertising and marketing
WHEN AND WITH WHOM WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION
We may share the information described in the ‘Information We Collect’ section with the following categories of service providers and third parties:
- Businesses including individuals whose products and services we use to provide you with necessary services, tools and features
- Other users of our services with whom you interact through your own use of our services
- Our group companies and corporate affiliates, for the aforementioned reasons
- Service providers who help us provide, maintain and improve our services, and help us run advertising campaigns, contests, special offers, or other events
- Subsequent owner, co-owner, or operator of one or more of our platform or services
- Legal authorities when disclosure is necessary to comply with any applicable law or regulation; to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights; to enforce or comply with our terms or other applicable agreements or policies; to protect our or our customers’ rights or property, or the security or integrity of our platform and services; for investigation into any illegal activity; or to protect us, our users or the public from harm, fraud, or potentially prohibited or illegal activities
WiseIdiot follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and this is a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analysing trends, administering the website, tracking user movements on the website, and gathering demographic information.
COOKIES AND WEB BEACONS
Like any other website, WiseIdiot uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is meant to optimise the user experience by customising our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.
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ADVERTISING PARTNERS’ PRIVACY POLICIES
NOTE: WiseIdiot has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
THIRD-PARTY PRIVACY POLICIES
You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’ respective websites.
CCPA PRIVACY RIGHTS (DO NOT SELL MY PERSONAL INFORMATION)
Under the CCPA, among other rights, consumers who are residents of the US state of California have the right to:
- Request that a business that collects a consumer’s personal data disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a business has collected about consumers
- Request that a business delete any personal data about the consumer that a business has collected
- Request that a business that sells a consumer’s personal data, not sell the consumer’s personal data
If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at [email protected].
GDPR DATA PROTECTION RIGHTS
In compliance with guidelines from the European Union, we would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:
- The right to access: You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service
- The right to rectification: You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete
- The right to erasure: You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions
- The right to restrict processing: You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions
- The right to object to processing: You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions
- The right to data portability: You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organisation, or directly to you, under certain conditions
If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at [email protected].
We are very particular about protection of children.
To this effect, we have ensured that this platform and third party services are available only to persons who can form legally binding contracts under Indian Contract Act, 1872, i.e. they should have crossed 18 years of age. This is well above the international mandate of 13 years.
Persons who can be deemed as ‘incompetent to contract’ within the meaning of the Indian Contract Act, 1872 including minors, un-discharged insolvents etc. are not eligible to use the platform or third party services. Minors under the age of 18 years are prohibited from registering as a user of the platform. The only way they can do so is by having their parents or legal guardians purchase the product or service on their behalf.
If you think that your child registered on our platform website, we urge you to contact us immediately, so we can promptly terminate their account and remove all information about them from our records.
You can reach us at [email protected] if you have any questions about any information on the Website.