Babble-in Privacy Policy
Effective: 13th of April 2023


SMATCODING EDTECHNOLOGY Pvt. Ltd. (Company, we, our, us) takes your privacy very seriously. This Privacy Policy (Privacy Policy) describes the usage of information provided or disclosed to the Company, which may be inclusive of your personal data, and also brings to your notice the rights which are afforded to you as per the terms of this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy must be read before proceeding with registration.
Our Privacy Policy is in accordance with the applicable laws in the jurisdictions we offer our Services in. All capitalized terms that have not been specifically defined herein shall have the same meaning as provided under the Terms of Service. By accessing, downloading, or using the website or the allied mobile application, Babble inApp (Application) you agree to be governed by this Privacy Policy.

Our User’s privacy is extremely important to us. We recognize the privacy concerns of the Users and the visitors and hence as a commitment to provide safe and secure experience on our Platform, we have formulated this privacy policy to help Users make an informed decision.

This Privacy Policy (‘‘Privacy Policy’’) is meant to help you understand what information we collect, why we collect it, and how you can update, manage, export, and delete your information and shall be read with the Terms and Conditions found on URL:https://babble-in/tc

  1. The users acknowledge and understand that any content (including their user handle, profile picture and published posts) created by the users, is publicly available and searchable by anyone around the world. It is advised that the Users do not post any personal (or sensitive) personal data. You should be careful of what you are posting on the Application, for the updates will be reflected in your feed and will be visible to other Users of the Application, or anyone else who accesses our Services, depending upon the privacy setting specifically chosen by you for your account

We reserve the right to amend and supplement to complete this Privacy Policy at any time. We encourage you to regularly review this Privacy Policy to get the latest updates to ensure you know and exercise the right to manage your Personal Information

Information We Collect and use

At the time of registration: When you choose to register on the Application, we will seek certain identifiers which qualify as personal data, and some of these identifiers will have to be mandatorily collected, and some will have to be collected only upon your discretion, and consent.

  1. The required information:
    1. Email address and/or Mobile number: For creation of a unique profile, identification, authentication via OTP and any communications from us or on our behalf or by any third parties engaged by us to provide the Service.
    2. Username or e-mail address or profile photo: If you sign up/sign in to your Babble-in account using a One-Tap/Single Sign On (SSO) from any supported third party service which allows authentication of your identity and allows you to share personal information with us (such as your name or email or profile photo) to pre-populate signup/sign into the Babble-in platform.
  2. Additional information that you may choose to add later. Optional
    1. Name: for purposes of displaying on your profile;
    2. User handle/useraname preference: for the purposes of identification on the App
    3. Profile Picture: for the purposes of displaying on your profile;
    4. Bio or Description for the purposes of displaying on your profile;
    5. Access to information on your device to optimize your use and access of the Services. You can restrict the access granted to the Application, from the device settings. No device permission will be taken from you without your explicit consent.’
    6. Banking information: for the purposes of redeeming any rewards or conducting any transactions on the Babble-in platform, as may be allowed under relevant laws.

We also collect information from your user ID associated with any social media account (such as your Facebook and Google account) that users use to sign into the App or connect with or use of our Services. When you sign in with your social media account information, or otherwise connect to your social media account with the App, you consent to our collection, storage, and use, in accordance with this Privacy Policy, of the information that you make available to us through the social media interface. This includes, 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-up and sign-in processes.

We use data collection devices such as “cookies” on certain pages of the Platform to help analyze our web page flow, measure promotional effectiveness, and promote trust and safety. Cookies are small files placed on your hard drive that assist us in providing our Services. We offer certain features that are only available using a cookie. Cookies can also help us provide information that is targeted to your interests.

We reserve the right to use or disclose your Personal Information in response to any statutory or legal requirements. We will use and disclose your Personal Information if we believe you will harm the property or rights of the Platform, its owners, or those of the Platform’s other users. Finally, we will use or disclose Personal Information if we believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person or property, violations of the Platform’s other policies, or as otherwise required by law when responding to subpoenas, court orders and other legal processes. If we believe that disclosure is necessary or appropriate to protect our rights, property, or safety, our Users or others, we may in good faith share information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.

Information from your use of our Services :

When you use our Services, we collect the following information automatically:

  1. Timeline/ babble-in content (text, images, graphics, audio, etc.);
  2. Users you follow on the App;
  3. Users who follow you on App;
  4. URL information, time stamp, visit information, your browsing history;
  5. Device information
  6. Date of download and/or reinstall of the App;
  7. Events related to your actions (follows, reaction, repost, posts ,time spent, how often and when you visit the App etc.);

Purpose of Collection

We collect personal information only necessary for the following purposes:

  • To create and maintain an account;
  • To help us identify you when you log onto the Application and when you register an account with us, and, to validate, authorize and map a specific profile with an authorized user;
  • To enhance the quality of the Services that we provide and improve your experience during browsing;
  • For the performance of a contractual and legal obligation;
  • To communicate with you;
  • To provide you with special offers, general information about other products and services along with marketing information and surveys, as agreed to by you;
  • To provide and process service requests initiated by you.

Data Security

We always strive to keep your Personal Information safe, we have been taking many safety measures, including:
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

Safety in the operating environment:
we store your Personal Information in a safe operating environment and it can only be accessed by employees, representatives and service providers on a need-to-use basis. We comply with industry standards and the law to protect your Personal Information.

Link to Other Site

Our Platform may contain links to other websites. Please note that when you click on one of these links, you are entering another website over which we have no control and for which we will bear no responsibility. Often these websites require you to enter your Personal Information. We encourage you to read the privacy policies of all such websites as their policies may differ from our Privacy Policy. You agree that we shall not be liable for any breach of your privacy of Personal Information or loss incurred by your use of such websites or services.

Compliance with Data Protection Regulations

The information we obtain from or about you may be processed and stored in Kenya and our other various servers located across the globe, which may provide for different data protection rules than the country in which you reside. We comply with generally accepted industry standard regulations regarding the collection, use, and retention of data under the Information Technology Act, 2000. By using the Platform and/or Services, you consent to the collection, transfer, use, storage and disclosure of your information as described in this Privacy Policy, including to the transfer of your information outside of your country of residence.

If you are a resident of the European Economic Area (EEA), you have certain data protection rights. SMATCODING EDUTECHNOLOGY, LTD aims to take reasonable steps to allow you to correct, amend, delete or limit the use of your Personal Data.

If you wish to be informed about what Personal Data we hold about you and if you want it to be removed from our systems, please contact us on the details as given below.

Rights of the Data Subject

You have the following data protection rights.

  • The right to access, update or delete the information we have on you. Whenever made possible, you can access, update or request deletion of your Personal Data directly within your account settings section. If you are unable to perform these actions yourself, please contact us to assist you.
  • The right of rectification.You have the right to have your information rectified if that information is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • The right to object.You have the right to object to our processing of your Personal Data
  • The right of restriction. You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal information.
  • The right to data portability.You have the right to be provided with a copy of the information we have on you in a structured, machine-readable and commonly used format.
  • The right to withdraw consent.You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time where SMATCODING EDUTECHNOLOGY, LTD relied on your consent to process your personal information.

Please note that we may ask you to verify your identity before responding to such requests.

Changes to this Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page.

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgment of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy.

If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us, or by placing a prominent notice on our website

Contact Details

Please contact us by email on the following address

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