Privacy Policy

This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) explains our policy regarding the collection, use, disclosure and transfer of the end user’s (hereinafter referred to as “You”/ “Your”/ “User”) information by Aware International News Network and/or its subsidiary(ies) and/or affiliate(s) (collectively referred to as the “Company”/ “Us”/ “Our”/ “We”), collected by the Company as a result of Your access to and use of The Aware International Platform (which term shall be deemed to include the website as well as its mobile application [as and when the same is made available]) or any other technological variants thereof, accessible through a computer, mobile or any internet connected device(s) or any other means to access the same from time to time) and the services offered thereunder (“Services”). This Privacy Policy forms an integral part and parcel of and shall be read in conjunction with the Terms of Use (hereinafter referred to as “TOU”, and available here). Capitalized terms which have been used here but are undefined shall have the same meaning as attributed to them in the TOU.By accessing The Aware International Platform or otherwise using the Services, You consent to collection, storage, and use of the personal information made available by You (including any changes thereto as provided by You) for any of the Services that We offer. The Company reserves the right to modify this Privacy Policy in any manner, from time to time, entirely at its own discretion, with or without any notification to You. The Company shall be under no obligation to notify the implementation of any modifications to the Privacy Policy to You. You are responsible for checking the Privacy Policy periodically to remain in compliance with the terms of this Privacy Policy. Your access to and use of The Aware International Platform after any amendment to the Privacy Policy shall constitute your deemed acceptance of such modified terms. Discontinuing use of the Services will not affect the applicability of the Privacy Policy to Your prior uses of the Services.The Company respects Your privacy and is committed to reasonably protect it in all respects. The information about You as collected by the Company is: (a) information supplied by Users and (b) information automatically tracked while navigation (c) information collected from any other source (collectively referred to as “Information”).

1.INFORMATION RECEIVED, COLLECTED AND STORED BY THE COMPANYINFORMATION SUPPLIED BY Users Registration or comment data:When You register and/or leave comments on The Aware International Platform, We may ask that You provide basic contact information such as your name, sex, age, address, pin code, contact number, occupation, interests, website and email address etc. When You register using Your accounts on third party platforms like Facebook, Twitter, Gmail etc.(as facilitated by the Company on The Aware International Platform from time to time), We shall retrieve Information from such account(s) to continue to interact with You and to continue providing the Services seamlessly.Subscription, Voluntary contributions or paid service data:When You choose any subscription, voluntary contribution or paid Service, We or Our payment gateway provider may collect your purchase, address or billing information, including Your credit card number and expiration date etc. However, when You order using an in-app purchase option, this activity is handled solely by such platform providers. The subscriptions, voluntary contributions or paid Services may be on auto renewal mode unless cancelled. If at any point You do not wish to auto-renew your subscription, You may cancel Your contribution or subscription before the end of the contribution/subscription term.Voluntary information:We may collect additional Information at other times, including but not limited to, when You provide feedback, change Your content or email preferences, respond to a survey, or communicate with Us.


To improve the responsiveness of the The Aware International Platform for You, We may use “cookies”, or similar electronic tools to collect Information to assign each User a unique, random number as a User Identification (User ID) to understand Your 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. The only personal Information a cookie can contain is Information You supply. Our advertisers may also assign their own cookies to Your browser (if You click on their ads), a process that We do not control. Cookies – Opting out:If a User opts out using the Ads Settings, the unique ‘DoubleClick cookie ID’ on the User’s browser is overwritten with the phrase “OPT_OUT”. Because there is no longer a unique cookie ID, the opt-out cookie can’t be associated with a particular browser.Log File Information:We automatically collect limited Information about Your computer’s connection to the Internet, mobile number, including Your IP address, when You visit The Aware International Platform. Your IP address is a number that lets computers attached to the Internet know where to send You data — such as the pages You view. We automatically receive and log Information from Your browser, including Your IP address, Your computer’s name, Your operating system, browser type and version, CPU speed, and connection speed. We may also collect log Information from Your device, including Your location, IP address, Your device’s name, device’s serial number or unique identification number (e.g. UDiD on Your iOS device) etc.Clear GIFs:We may use “clear GIFs” (Web Beacons) to track the online usage patterns of Our Users in an anonymous manner, without personally identifying the User.

We may also use clear GIFs in HTML-based emails sent to Our Users to track which emails are opened by recipients. We use this Information to inter-alia deliver Our web pages to You upon request, to tailor The Aware International Platform and Services provided thereunder to the interests of Our Users, to measure traffic within The Aware International Platform to improve the quality, functionality and interactivity of The Aware International Platform and let advertisers know the geographic locations from where Our Users come.Information from other Sources:We may receive Information about You from other sources, add it to Our User Information database and treat it in accordance with this Privacy Policy. If You provide Information to the platform provider or other partner, whom we provide services, Your account Information and order Information may be passed on to Us. We may obtain updated contact Information from third parties in order to correct Our records and fulfil Services or to communicate with You.