At Homework18, we pursue ideas and products that often push the limits of existing technology. As a company that acts responsibly, we work hard to make sure any innovation is balanced with the appropriate level of Data and security for our users. Our Data Principles help guide decisions we make at every level of our company, so we can help protect and empower our users while we fulfill our ongoing mission to organize the world’s information.
A. Homework18, a company duly incorporated under the Companies Act, 2013, (“Company” or “we” or “our” or “us” or “Homework18”). The Company owns and operates the Homework18 website (“Homework18 Website”) and the mobile application Homework18 application (“Homework18 App”) (Homework18 Website and Homework18 App are collectively referred to as “Homework18 Platform”). The Company through the Homework18 Platform offers cricket based online fantasy games and linked services (“Service(s)”) to its users (“User(s)” or “you” or “your”).
2.1 We collect the following types of information from you when you register on the Homework18 Platform and use our Services: any information that exclusively identifies you for e.g., your name, email address, mobile number, date of birth, display picture, social media account ID (where provided by you), postal address, Permanent Account Number (PAN) and bank account details. In some cases, for options such as virtual private rooms for Contests (as defined in the Terms & Conditions), you may provide us with personal information of another person, for which we assume you have consent from such person to share their information with us. Further, we collect non-personal information, which is information that does not exclusively identify you but is related to you nonetheless such as, information about your interests and demographics.
2.2 We may automatically track certain information about you based upon your behaviour on the March 1, 2023 2 Homework18 Platform. We use this information to do internal research on our User’s demographics, interests, and behaviour to better understand, protect and serve our Users. This information is compiled and analysed on an aggregated basis. This information may include the platform that you just came from, which platform you next go to, your computer/ mobile browser information, your Internet Protocol address, and other information associated with your interaction with the Homework18 Platform.
3.1 While providing you access to the Homework18 Platform/ Services, we collect the following category of personal information: (i) information you give us, (ii) automatic collection of certain information, and (iii) information from other sources including service providers, partners, and publicly available sources.
3.2 We, on the Homework18 Platform, also collect and store personal information provided by you, including but not limited to your
|Precise Location||We may collect and process information about your mobile device’s GPS location (including the latitude, longitude or altitude of your mobile device). Collect and monitor information about the precise location of your device is provide better serviceability, reduce risks associated with your account on the Homework18 Platform and to provide customised offers/ Services.|
|Ancillary information||To provide access to the features offered through Homework18 Platform and to verify your identity, secure your account details, you may need to give us the permission to capture, record your device information, operating system information, network information, location information.|
|Contacts or Accounts||Collect and monitor contacts and accounts information to detect references and accounts information to autofill data during processing your requests for value added services. We are not stroing any of your contacts or accounts information on our systems.|
|Financial SMS||Collect and monitor only transactional SMS about bank transactions to help us perform a credit risk assessment. No personal SMS is stored and collected.|
|Others||As may be explicitly required and requested from time to time.|
4.1 We use your personal information to operate, provide, and improve our Services including: providing, delivering, processing transactions related to us; measure, support, and improve our Services; provide recommendations and personalization; comply with legal obligations; communicate with you; marketing; fraud and abuse prevention and credit risks; other purposes for which we may seek your consent.
4.2 Personal information about our User is an important part of our business. We share personal information for the following purposes with the authorised vendors/ affiliates only:
Non-personally identifiable information is information that does not identify a specific end user. This type of information may include things like the URL of the website you visited before coming to Homework18 Platform, the URL of the website you visit after leaving Homework18 Platform, the type of browser you are using and your Internet Protocol address, type of device etc. Such information may be used by us to analyse trends and gather demographic information, etc.
We collect a list of the installed applications’ metadata information which includes the application name, package name, installed time, updated time, version name and version code of each installed application on your device to assess your credit worthiness and enrich your profile with pre-approved customized Services.
Your Security is our highest priority and we design our systems and protocols with your security and privacy in mind, and in furtherance of the same we ensure the following:
Our Services/ use of Homework18 Platform may include third party links to other websites and/or applications. Such websites are governed by their respective privacy policies, which are beyond Homework18’s control. Third party advertising partners may collect information about you when you interact with their content, advertising, or services. Homework18 is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.
You can view, update, and delete certain information about you, your account and your interactions with our Services/ Homework18 Platform. If you cannot access or update your information yourself, you can always contact us for assistance.
You have choices about the collection and use of your personal information. Our Services/ Homework18 Platform include settings that provide you with options as to how your information is being used wherein you can choose not to provide certain information.
If you have any concern about privacy or want to contact our data controller(s) please contact us with a thorough description, and we will try to resolve it. You may also contact us at the addresses below:
13.3 You can manage browser Cookies through your browser settings. The ‘Help’ feature on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new Cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, how to disable Cookies, and when Cookies will expire. If you disable all Cookies on your browser, neither we nor third parties will transfer Cookies to your browser.
13.4 If you do this, however, you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit a site and some features and services may not work.
To understand the limitation of liability applicable on Homework18, please refer to the Terms & Conditions Terms & Conditions.
The governing law and dispute resolution shall be as provided under the Terms & Conditions Terms & Conditions.