Privacy policy

1. Introduction

1.1 We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our visitors; in this policy we explain how we will treat your personal information.

1.2 By using our platform and agreeing to this policy, you consent to our use of cookies in accordance with the terms of this policy.

2. About Shrofile

2.1 Shrofile is social and online platform for professionals. The platform is focused on understanding preferences, styles and attitudes of users with advanced crowd-sourcing social analytics and visual content.

2.2 We are serious about protecting our users by addressing privacy concerns. Our privacy guidelines apply to all users across the world which may or may not be in consistency with the laws of the users specific country’s privacy laws. When using any of our Services you consent to the collection, transfer, manipulation, storage, disclosure and other uses of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. Irrespective of which country you live in, you authorize us to use your information in, and as a result to transfer it to and store it in, the United States and any other country where we operate. Privacy and data protection laws in some of these countries may vary from the laws in the country where you live.

3. Collecting information and use

3.1 Personal Information: We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal and professional information:

(a) [information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this platform (including [your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and platform navigation paths])];

(b) [information that you provide to us when registering with our platform (including [your email address])];

(c) [information that you provide when completing your profile on our platform (including [your name, profile pictures, gender, date of birth, relationship status, interests and hobbies, educational details and employment details])];

(d) [information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters (including [your name and email address])];

(e) [information that you provide to us when using the services on our platform, or that is generated in the course of the use of those services (including [the timing, frequency and pattern of service use])];

(f) [information that you post to our platform for publication on the internet (including [your user name, your profile pictures and the content of your posts])];

(g) [information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us or send through our platform (including [the communication content and metadata associated with the communication])]; and

3.2 Connecting to other services: Our Services include several features to help connect you to the accounts of people you already know. For example, you may upload information from your address book or connect your Shrofile account to your account on another service such as Twitter. Shrofile will match the information you provide with the contact information of other Shrofile users in order to provide and improve the Services, for example by making recommendations and routing Shrofile messages. You may remove address book data from Shrofile at any time through the settings in your Shrofile app. When you connect your Shrofile account to other services, you are able to post your Content to those services as well. You may disconnect your Shrofile account from your account on the other services at any time. Disconnecting your Shrofile account will immediately revoke our authorization to cross-post on your behalf or otherwise access that account and we will delete information obtained from that connection (other than information that was publicly posted on Shrofile, such as profile information), which may take some time.

3.3 Content, Following, and other Public Information: Shrofile is a video sharing platform, so most of the information you provide us is information that you choose to be made public. This includes not only the Content that you post and data provided with such Content, such as when it was posted, but also the accounts you follow, the Content that you like or comment on, and other public interactions on the Services. Your public information is broadly and instantly disseminated. For instance, your profile information and public Content are immediately delivered to a wide range of users and other services that access Shrofile. When you share information or Content via the Services, you should think carefully about what you are making public.

3.4 Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person’s consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with this policy.

4. Using personal information

4.1 Personal information submitted to us through our platform will be used for the purposes specified in the terms and conditions or on the relevant pages of the platform.

4.2 We may use your personal information for:

(a) [administer our platform and business];

(b) [personalise our platform for you];

(c) [enable your use of the services available on our platform];

(d) [send you email notifications that you have specifically requested];

(e) [send you our email newsletter, if you have requested it (you can inform us at any time if you no longer require the newsletter)]; to club with above

(f) [provide third parties with statistical information about our users (but those third parties will not be able to identify any individual user from that information)];

(g) [deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to our platform];

(h) [keep our platform secure and prevent fraud];

(i) In the event of restructuring or acquisitions or liquidation, business transfers

5. Disclosing personal information

5.1 We may disclose your personal information to [any of our employees, officers, insurers, professional advisers, agents, suppliers or subcontractors] insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in the terms and conditions of the platform

5.2 We may disclose your personal information to any member of our group of companies (this means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and all its subsidiaries) insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this policy.

5.3 We may disclose your personal information:

(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

(b) in connection with any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings;

(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention);

(d) [to any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information].

5.4 Parties with whom we may share your information:

5.5 Except as provided in this policy, we will not provide your personal information to third parties.
6. International data transfers

6.1 Information that we collect may be stored and processed in and transferred between any of the countries in which we operate in order to enable us to use the information in accordance with this policy.

6.2 Information that we collect may be transferred to the any country, irrespective of the fact that such countries where user may reside, does not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the European Economic Area: [the United States of America, Russia, Japan, China and India].

6.3 Personal information that you publish on our platform or submit for publication on our platform may be available, via the internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use or misuse of such information by others.

6.4 You expressly agree to the transfers of personal information described in this Section 6.

7. Retaining personal information

7.1 This Section 7 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal information.

7.2 Personal information that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.

7.3 Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 7, we will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:

7.4 Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 7, we will retain documents (including electronic documents) containing personal data:

(a) to the extent that we are required to do so by law;

(b) if we believe that the documents may be relevant to any ongoing or prospective legal proceedings; and

(c) in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights (including providing information to others for the purposes of fraud prevention and reducing credit risk).

8. Security of personal information

8.1 We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

8.2 We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password- and firewall-protected) servers.

8.3 You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

8.4 You are responsible for keeping the password you use for accessing our platform confidential; we will not ask you for your password (except when you log in to our platform).

9. Amendments

9.1 We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our platform.

10. Your rights

10.1 We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.

10.2 Objection Right – You may at anytime object the usage of your data in the event you have reasons to believe that the data is being used by our Company, without your consent for any purpose other than as authorised under the user terms and conditions agreement.

10.3 Withdrawal of Consent – You may at any time withdraw your consent given earlier regarding your data usage.

10.4 Destruction/Erasure of Data – You may at any time request for the deletion, erasure or destruction of your data from the systems or other storage sources used for the collection and storage of your data. This right is specifically granted in the event when a) data is no longer required and the purpose if accomplished, b) unlawful processing or use of data c) withdrawal of consent, d) objection of use for business development and marketing.

10.5 Data Transfer – You can request in writing, portability of your data in a structured and commercially acceptable format.

11. Third party platforms

11.1 Our platform includes hyperlinks to, and details of, third party platforms.

11.2 We have no control over, and are not responsible for, the privacy policies and practices of third parties.

12. Updating information

12.1 If you are a registered user of our Services, we provide you with tools and account settings to access or modify the profile information you provided to us and associated with your account.

You can also permanently delete your Shrofile account by contacting us.

13. Cookies

13.1 Our platform uses cookies.

13.2 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.

13.3 Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.

13.4 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

13.5 We use [only session cookies] OR [only persistent cookies] OR [both session and persistent cookies] on our platform.

13.6 The names of the cookies that we use on our platform, and the purposes for which they are used, are set out below:

(a) we use [cookie name] to [recognise a computer when a user visits our platform] OR [track users as they navigate the platform] OR [enable the use of a shopping cart on the platform] OR [improve the platform’s usability] OR [administer the platform] OR [prevent fraud and improve the security of the platform] OR [personalise the platform for each user] OR [target advertisements which may be of particular interest to specific users] OR [validate authenticated users sessions] OR [facilitate the use of our platform search engine] OR [specify purpose].

13.7 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies; for example:

(a) in Internet Explorer (version 11) you can block cookies using the cookie handling override settings available by clicking “Tools”, “Internet Options”, “Privacy” and then “Advanced”;

(b) in Firefox (version 47) you can block all cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options”, “Privacy”, selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, and unticking “Accept cookies from sites”; and

(c) in Chrome (version 52), you can block all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Content settings”, and then selecting “Block sites from setting any data” under the “Cookies” heading.

13.8 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many platforms.

13.9 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our platform.

13.10 You can delete cookies already stored on your computer; for example:

(a) in Internet Explorer (version 11), you must manually delete cookie files (you can find instructions for doing so at;

(b) in Firefox (version 47), you can delete cookies by clicking “Tools”, “Options” and “Privacy”, then selecting “Use custom settings for history” from the drop-down menu, clicking “Show Cookies”, and then clicking “Remove All Cookies”; and

(c) in Chrome (version 52), you can delete all cookies by accessing the “Customise and control” menu, and clicking “Settings”, “Show advanced settings” and “Clear browsing data”, and then selecting “Cookies and other site and plug-in data” before clicking “Clear browsing data”.

13.11 Deleting cookies will have a negative impact on the usability of many platforms.

14. Our details

14.1 This platform is owned and operated by Shrofile Technologies Private Limited.

14.2 Our principal place of business is at E-1204, Brigade Metropolis Appt Mahade Vapuva Whitefield Main Road, Bangalore, 560048, KA, India.

14.3 You can contact us:

(a) [by post, using the postal address [given above]];

(b) [using our platform contact form];

(c) [by telephone, on [the contact number published on our platform from time to time]]; or

(d) [by email, using [the email address published on our platform from time to time]].


Changes to this Policy

We may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. The most current version of the policy will govern our use of your information and will always be at If we make a change to this policy that, in our sole discretion, is material, we will notify it on the platform. By continuing to access or use the Services after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy.

Effective: 18th January 2017.

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