Privacy Statement

At KOOTTAM.COM (“we”), we appreciate your personal privacy. This Privacy Policy is intended to explain what data we collect from Users of the Site. The terms Site, Service and Member that are used in this Privacy Policy are defined in the Terms of Service. A “User” means either a Member or a non-Member who is simply visiting the Site (a “Visitor”). Our Service is intended for Users over thirteen (13) years of age and we will not intentionally collect or maintain information about anyone under thirteen (13) years of age. This Privacy Policy may be revised or updated at any time and we encourage you to check back often to ensure that you are familiar with the most recent version and the terms of our Privacy Policy.
You may provide personally identifiable information (“PII”) to us in the following ways:
+ by registering as a Member
+ by subscribing to our newsletter
+ by sharing personal information when you post comments on our blog posts, such as your email address or Twitter handle
+ by contacting us
+by providing us information through third party service providers.
In addition to PII, we may also collect non-personally identifiable information (“NPII”) from Users when they visit the site.
What personal information do we collect?
Depending on the portion of the Site and Service that you interact with, PII we collect may include your:
+ full name
+ email address
+ mailing address
+ profile photo you submit
+ Username or login IDs for Twitter, Facebook or Linked-in
+ Company, job title, industry, gender
we collect when you visit the Site may include:
+ your IP address
+ your approximate geographic location
+ the operating system you are using
+ the Internet browser you are using
+ the Web page you requested to visit
How is my personal information used?
Depending on the portion of the Service and Site that you have subscribed to or interacted with, we may use your information in a number of ways:
+ We may send our periodic newsletter to the email address you provided us.
+ The email address that you use when contacting us will not be used for any reason except for responding to your inquiry.
+ If you comment on the Site, and your comment violates our Terms of Service we may use the contact information you provided in order to comment to notify you of the policy violation.
+ From time to time, we may organize contests and other promotions. If you share information with us directly or through one of our third party service providers, we may use the email address you provided in order to notify you of the results
+ We may use your NPII to monitor Site usage trends and improve the User experience
+ We may disclose your PII if required to do so by process of law, or if necessary in order to investigate fraud, a violation of our Terms of Service or in connection with any harm being caused to a third party or their rights
Who else has access to my personal information?
Our Site may contain links to Internet sites or third party applications or widgets operated by other companies that we don’t own or control. These links might have been added by us or by a User, such as in a submitted comment. Regardless of who added a given link, we’re not responsible for the privacy practices of websites or other services operated by third parties. Once you leave the Site via such a link or access a third party application or widget, you should check the applicable privacy policy of that third party to determine how they will handle any PII they collect from you.