Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) describes the policies and procedures on the collection, use, disclosure and protection of your information when you use our website located at bluecoiniot.com (the ‘’website’’), and/or use “Bluecoin IoT” application for mobile and handheld devices (the “App”).

The website and the app are jointly referred to as the “Platform”, made available by Bluecoin IoT Solutions Private Limited (“Company”, “we”, “us” and “our”), a private company established under the laws of India having its registered office at Sr. No. 39/1A, MP-5, Manikbag, Wadgaon Bk, Pune 411041, Maharashtra, INDIA

The terms “you” and “your” refer to the user of the Platform. The term “Services” refers to any services offered by company whether on the Platform or otherwise.

Please read this Policy before using the Platform or submitting any personal information to company. This Policy is a part of and incorporated within, and is to be read along with, the Terms of Use.

Your Consent

By using the Platform and the Services, you agree and consent to the collection, transfer, use, storage, disclosure and sharing of your information as described and collected by us in accordance with this Policy. If you do not agree with the Policy, please do not use or access the Platform.

Policy Changes

We may occasionally update this Policy and such changes will be posted on this page. If we make any significant changes to this Policy, we will endeavour to provide you with reasonable notice of such changes, such as via prominent notice on the Platform or to your email address on record and where required by applicable law, we will obtain your consent. To the extent permitted under the applicable law, your continued use of our Services after we publish or send a notice about our changes to this Policy shall constitute your consent to the updated Policy.

Links to Other Websites

The Platform may contain links to other websites. Any personal information about you collected whilst visiting such websites is not governed by this Policy. We shall not be responsible for and has no control over the practices and content of any website accessed using the links contained on our Platform. This Policy shall not apply to any information you may disclose to any of our service providers/service personnel which we do not require you to disclose to us or any of our service providers under this Policy.

Information We Collect From You

We will collect and process the following information about you:

  • Information you give us - This includes information submitted when you:
    • Create or update your platform account, which may include your name, email, phone number, login name and password, address, payment or banking information, date of birth and profile picture. If you sign in to the Platform through third-party sign-in services such as GSuite or Microsoft Outlook or any other social networking or similar site (collectively, “SNS”), an option of which may be provided to you by Bluecoin IoT at its sole discretion, you will be allowing us to pass through and receive from the SNS your log-in information and other user data; or
    • Provide content to us, which may include reviews, ordering details, and other information you provide on the Platform (“Your Content”).
    • Use our Services, we may collect and store information about you to process your requests and automatically complete forms for future transactions, including (but not limited to) your phone number, address, email, billing information and credit or payment card information.
    • Correspond with Bluecoin IoT for customer support;
    • Participate in the interactive services offered by the Platform such as discussion boards, competitions, promotions or surveys, other social media functions or make payments etc., or
    • Enable features that require platform’s access to your address book or calendar;
    • Report problems for troubleshooting.
  • Information we collect about you - With regard to each of your visits to our Platform, we will automatically collect and analyse the following demographic and other information:
    • When you communicate with us (via email, phone, through the Platform or otherwise), we may maintain a record of your communication;
    • Location information: Depending on the Services that you use, and your app settings or device permissions, we may collect your real time information, or approximate location information as determined through data such as GPS, BLE beacon, IP address;
    • Usage and Preference Information: We collect information as to how you interact with our Services, preferences expressed and settings chosen. Platform includes the advertising services (“Ad Services”), which may collect user activity and browsing history within the Platform and across third-party sites and online services, including those sites and services that include our ad, widgets, plug-ins, buttons, or related services or through the use of cookies. Our Ad Services collect browsing information including without limitation your Internet protocol (IP) address and location, your login information, browser type and version, date and time stamp, user agent, cookie ID (if applicable), time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform, and other information about user activities on the Platform, as well as on third party sites and services that have embedded our widgets, plug-ins, buttons, or related services;
    • Transaction Information: We collect transaction details related to your use of our Services, and information about your activity on the Services, including the full Uniform Resource Locators (URL), the type of Services you requested or provided, comments, domain names, search results selected, number of clicks, information and pages viewed and searched for, the order of those pages, length of your visit to our Services, the date and time you used the Services, amount charged, methods used to browse away from the page and any phone number used to call our customer service number and other related transaction details;
    • Device Information: We may collect information about the devices you use to access our Services, including the hardware models, operating systems and versions, software, file names and versions, preferred languages, unique device identifiers, advertising identifiers, serial numbers, device motion information and mobile network information. Analytics companies may use mobile device IDs to track your usage of the Platform;
    • Stored information and files: The app may also access metadata and other information associated with other files stored on your mobile device. This may include, for example, photographs, audio and video clips, personal contacts and address book information. If you permit the app to access the address book on your device, we may collect names and contact information from your address book to facilitate social interactions through our services and for other purposes described in this Policy or at the time of consent or collection. If you permit the app to access the calendar on your device, we collect calendar information such as event title and description, your response (Yes, No, Maybe), date and time, location and number of attendees.
  • Information we receive from other sources -
    • We may receive information about you from third parties, such as other users, partners (including ad partners, analytics providers, search information providers), or our affiliated companies or if you use any of the other websites/apps we operate or the other Services we provide. Users of our Ad Services and other third-parties may share information with us such as the cookie ID, device ID, or demographic or interest data, and information about content viewed or actions taken on a third-party website, online services or apps. For example, users of our Ad Services may also be able to share customer list information (e.g., email or phone number) with us to create customized audience segments for their ad campaigns.
    • When you sign in to Platform with your SNS account, or otherwise connect to your SNS account with the Services, you consent to our collection, storage, and use, in accordance with this Policy, of the information that you make available to us through the social media interface. This could include, without limitation, any information that you have made public through your social media account, information that the social media service shares with us, or information that is disclosed during the sign-in process. Please see your social media provider’s privacy policy and help center for more information about how they share information when you choose to connect your account.

Cookies

Our Platform and third parties with whom we partner, may use cookies, pixel tags, web beacons, mobile device IDs, “flash cookies” and similar files or technologies to collect and store information with respect to your use of the Services and third-party websites.

Cookies are small files that are stored on your browser or device by websites, apps, online media and advertisements. We use cookies and similar technologies for purposes such as:

  • Authenticating users;
  • Remembering user preferences and settings;
  • Determining the popularity of content;
  • Delivering and measuring the effectiveness of advertising campaigns;
  • Analysing site traffic and trends, and generally understanding the online behaviours and interests of people who interact with our services.

To modify your cookie settings, please visit your browser’s settings. By using our Services with your browser settings to accept cookies, you are consenting to our use of cookies in the manner described in this section.

Uses of Your Information

We use the information we collect for following purposes, including:

  • To provide, personalise, maintain and improve our products and services,
  • To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with the relevant information and services;
  • To administer and enhance the security of our Platform and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes;
  • To provide you with information about services we consider similar to those that you are already using, or have enquired about, or may interest you. If you are a registered user, we will contact you by electronic means (e-mail or SMS or telephone) with information about these services;
  • To understand our users (what they do on our Services, what features they like, how they use them, etc.), improve the content and features of our Services (such as by personalizing content to your interests), process and complete your transactions, provide customer support, process and respond to your queries;
  • To generate and review reports and data about, and to conduct research on, our user base and Service usage patterns;
  • To allow you to participate in interactive features of our Services, if any; or
  • To measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you.

We may combine the information that we receive from third parties with the information you give to us and information we collect about you for the purposes set out above. Further, we may anonymize and/or de-identify information collected from you through the Services or via other means, including via the use of third-party web analytic tools. As a result, our use and disclosure of aggregated and/or de-identified information is not restricted by this Policy, and it may be used and disclosed to others without limitation.

We analyse the log files of our Platform that may contain Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, browser type and language, Internet service provider (ISP), referring, app crashes, page viewed and exit websites and applications, operating system, date/time stamp, and clickstream data. This helps us to administer the website, to learn about user behavior on the site, to improve our product and services, and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole.

Disclosure and Distribution of Your Information

We may share your information that we collect for following purposes:

  • With Service Providers: We may share your information with our vendors, consultants, marketing partners, research firms and other service providers or business partners, such as Payment processing companies, to support our business. For example, your information may be shared with outside vendors to send you emails and messages or push notifications to your devices in relation to our Services, to help us analyze and improve the use of our Services, to process and collect payments. We also may use vendors for other projects, such as conducting surveys or organizing sweepstakes for us.
  • With cafeteria vendor: While you place a request to order food through the Platform, your information is provided to us and to the cafeteria vendor with whom you may choose to order. In order to facilitate your online food order processing, we provide your information to that cafeteria vendor in a similar manner as if you had made a food order directly with the restaurant. If you provide a mobile phone number, we may send you text messages regarding the order’s status.
  • For Crime Prevention or Investigation: We may share this information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us, when we are:
    • Obligated under the applicable laws or in good faith to respond to court orders and processes; or
    • Detecting and preventing against actual or potential occurrence of identity theft, fraud, abuse of Services and other illegal acts;
    • Responding to claims that an advertisement, posting or other content violates the intellectual property rights of a third party;
    • Under a duty to disclose or share your personal data in order to enforce our Terms of Use and other agreements, policies or to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Company, our customers, or others, or in the event of a claim or dispute relating to your use of our Services. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud detection and credit risk reduction.
  • For Internal Use: We may share your information with any present or future member of our “Group” (as defined below)or affiliates for our internal business purposes The term “Group” means, with respect to any person, any entity that is controlled by such person, or any entity that controls such person, or any entity that is under common control with such person, whether directly or indirectly, or, in the case of a natural person, any Relative (as such term is defined in the Companies Act, 1956 and Companies Act, 2013 to the extent applicable) of such person.
  • To fulfill the purpose for which you provide it.
  • We may share your information other than as described in this Policy if we notify you and you consent to the sharing.

Data Security Precautions

We have in place appropriate technical and security measures to secure the information collected by us.

You are advised not to send your full credit/debit card details through unencrypted electronic platforms. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a username and password which enables you to access certain parts of the Platform, you are responsible for keeping these details confidential. We ask you not to share your password with anyone.

Please we aware that the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted through the Platform. Once we have received your information, we will use strict physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards to try to prevent unauthorised access.

Grievance Officer and Platform Security

If you have any queries relating to the processing or usage of information provided by you in connection with this Policy, please email us at info@bluecoiniot.com or write to our Grievance Officer at the following address:

Bluecoin IoT Grievance Officer
Plot #22, Chandravijay Society,
Opp. City International School, Maharshinagar, Pune - 411037

If you come across any abuse or violation of the Policy, please report to info@bluecoiniot.com

Further, please note that our Platform stores your data with the cloud platform of Google Cloud (GCP) provided by Google Inc., which may store this data on their servers located outside of India. GCP has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information, details of which are available at Google Cloud. The privacy policy adopted by Google Cloud Platform are detailed in Google Cloud Privacy. In the event you have questions or concerns about the security measures adopted by Google Cloud Platform, you can contact their data protection / privacy team / legal team or designated the grievance officer at these organisations, whose contact details are available in its privacy policy, or can also write to our Grievance Officer at the address provided above.

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