1. What information are collected and why
The information about the user as collected by us is: (a) information supplied by users and (b) information automatically tracked while navigation (Information).
To avail certain services on our websites, users are required to provide certain information for the registration process namely:- a) your name, b) email address, c) sex, d) age, e) PIN code f) phone number g) birth date etc., and / or your occupation, interests, and the like. (All required information is Service Dependent). The Information as supplied by the users enables us to improve our sites and provide you the most user-friendly experience. While you can browse some sections of our site without being a registered member, certain activities (such as placing an order) do require registration. We do use your contact information to send you offers based on your previous orders and your interests.
2. Use of your information
Shoponik.com does not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to others. We may choose to do so in the future with trustworthy third parties, but you can tell us not to by sending an e-mail to contact@Shoponik.com. (If you use more than one e-mail address to shop with us, send this message from each e-mail account you use.)
Shoponik.com may release account information when it believes, in good faith, that such release is reasonably necessary to (i) comply with law, (ii) enforce or apply the terms of any of our user agreements or (iii) protect the rights, property or safety of Shoponik.com, our users, or others.
We may also use the information we collect to occasionally notify you about important functionality changes to our web site, new Shoponik.com services, and special offers we think you'll find valuable. We may provide aggregate statistics about our customers, sales, traffic patterns, and related site information to reputable third-party vendors, but these statistics will include no personally identifying information. We use personal information to provide the services you request, inform you about online and offline offers, products, services, and updates; customize your experience; detect and protect us against error, fraud and other criminal activity; enforce our terms and conditions; and as otherwise described to you at the time of collection.
We identify and use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our website. Your IP address is also used to help identify you and to gather broad demographic information.
We will occasionally ask you to complete optional online surveys. These surveys may ask you for contact information and demographic information (like zip code, age, or income level). We use this data to tailor your experience at our site, providing you with content that we think you might be interested in--and to display content according to your preferences.
When we present information to our advertisers -- to help them understand our users and confirm the value of advertising on our website -- it is usually in the form of aggregated statistics on traffic to various pages within our site.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
We will personalise your Shoponik experience by using your purchases to offer our recommendations about the books and other merchandise that might interest you. For this, we monitor customer traffic patterns and site usage to develop the design and layout of our store.
A "cookie" is a small piece of information stored by a Web server on a Web browser so it can be later read back from that browser. Cookies are useful for enabling the browser to remember information specific to a given user. To improve the responsiveness of the sites for our users, we may use "cookies", or similar electronic tools to collect information to assign each visitor a unique, random number as a User Identification (User ID) to understand the user's individual interests using the Identified Computer. Unless you voluntarily identify yourself (through registration, for example), we will have no way of knowing who you are, even if we assign a cookie to your computer. A cookie cannot read data off your hard drive. Our advertisers may also assign their own cookies to your browser (if you click on their ads), a process that we do not control.
4. Links to Other Sites
(b) Third-Party Merchants and Advertisers:
You acknowledge that Shoponik.com does not control the performance of merchants or advertisers that appear on Shoponik.com. We use other third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our website. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements on this site and other sites about goods and services that may be of interest to you.
5. What we do to keep this information secret
All information gathered on Shoponik.com is securely stored within the Shoponik.com controlled database. The database is stored on servers secured behind a firewall; access to the servers is password-protected and is strictly limited. However, as effective as our security measures are, no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our database, nor can we guarantee that information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet. And, of course, any information you include in a posting to the discussion areas is available to anyone with Internet access. Regardless of the precautions taken by us we cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us, and you transmit such information at your own risk.
6. What you can do to protect your information
- Use only secures websites when disclosing your personally identifiable information. Secure pages begin with "https".
- Avoid easy to-figure out access and personal ID (PIN) codes.
- Never respond to unsolicited requests for your social security number (SSN) or financial data.
Do not disclose your passwords to the Site or your account information to any other person.
7. Financial Transactions and Taxes
If you make any financial transactions on Shoponik.com, including paying for advertising banners, product placements, products or services, you may be asked for credit card or other payment information. You agree that all information you provide is accurate, complete and current and that you will pay all charges owed, including any applicable taxes. You agree that you are solely responsible for any personal income reporting and tax payments required of you by applicable government authorities.
8. Disclaimer of Warranties
Your use of Shoponik.com is at your own risk. This website is provided by Shoponik private limited (Shoponik) on an "as is" and "as available" basis. To the full extent permissible by applicable law, cyber site disclaims all warranties, express or implied, including, but not limited to, implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. You acknowledge that any warranty that is provided in connection with any of the products or services made available on or through Shoponik.com is provided solely by the owner, advertiser or manufacturer of that product and/or service and not by Shoponik.
Shoponik makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, as to the operation of the website or the information, content, materials, or products on the website, including that
- Shoponik.com and its services will meet your requirements,
- Shoponik.com will be uninterrupted, timely, secure or error free,
- the quality of any products, services, information or other material purchased or obtained by you though Shoponik.com will meet your expectations, be reliable or accurate.
Your sole remedy for dissatisfaction with Shoponik.com, site-related services and/or content or information contained within the site is to stop using the site and/or its services. Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of Shoponik.com is done at your own discretion and risk and you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of any such material.
9. Your consent
We reserve the right to discontinue in whole or in part any portion of Shoponik.com services or programs with or without notice.
This Policy is governed by the laws of delhi, India, without regard to its conflict of laws principles. Jurisdiction for any claims arising under or out of this Policy shall lie exclusively with the state courts in delhi, India. If any provision of this Policy is found to be invalid by a court having competent jurisdiction, the invalidity of such provision shall not affect the validity of the remaining provisions of this Policy, which shall remain in full force and effect. UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL Shoponik private limited HAVE ANY LIABILITY WHATSOEVER FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR SPECIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE BREACH OF THIS POLICY, HOWEVER OCCASIONED.