Privacy Policy

Bakfy recognizes that its customers, visitors and users, want to know what's up with privacy. Bakfy provides this Privacy Policy to help you make an informed decision about whether to use or continue using Bakfy services. This Privacy Policy is incorporated into and is subject to the Bakfy Terms of Service. Your use of the Bakfy services and any personal information you provide on Bakfy service remains subject to the terms of this Privacy Policy and our Terms of Service.

Please note that any Status Submissions or other content posted at the direction or discretion of users of the Bakfy Service becomes published content and is not considered personally identifiable information subject to this Privacy Policy.

  1. What Does This Privacy Policy Cover?

    This Privacy Policy is part of Bakfy's Terms of Service and covers the treatment of user information, including personally identifying information, obtained by Bakfy, including information obtained when you access the Bakfy app, or any other service/ software provided by Bakfy.

    This Privacy Policy does not apply to the practices of companies that Bakfy does not own or control, or to individuals whom Bakfy does not employ or manage, including any of the third parties to which Bakfy may disclose user information as set forth in this Privacy Policy.

  2. The Information Bakfy Collects

    Bakfy may obtain the following types of information from or concerning you or your mobile phone device, which may include information that can be used to identify you as specified below ("Personally Identifying Information"): User Provided Information: You provide certain personally Identifiable Information, such as your name, nick name, emai id, mobile phone number, date of birth, facebook profile information (if applicable), push notification name (if applicable), billing information (if applicable) and mobile device information to Bakfy when choosing to participate in various uses of the Bakfy Service. Also all the user activities content including Baks, comments, Likes/Dislikes, timestamp, etc. is stored in Bakfy servers and Bakfy reserves the right to keep that information with it as long as it wants.

    Cookies Information: When you visit the Bakfy Site, we may send one or more cookies - a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters - to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser. Bakfy uses both session cookies and persistent cookies. A persistent cookie remains after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser help file directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, the Bakfy Site may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled.

    Log File Information: When you use the Bakfy Site, our servers automatically record certain information that your web browser sends whenever you visit any website. These server logs may include information such as your web request, Internet Protocol ("IP") address, browser type, browser language, referring / exit pages and URLs, platform type, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed and the order of those pages, the amount of time spent on particular pages, the date and time of your request, one or more cookies that may uniquely identify your browser, your phone number, phone number you are requesting the status of and various status information. When you use the Bakfy Service, our servers log certain general information that our application sends.

    We do not sell or share your Personally Identifiable Information (such as mobile phone number) with other third-party companies for their commercial or marketing use without your consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for which you will have the ability to opt-in or opt-out. We may share your Personally Identifiable Information with third party service providers to the extent that it is reasonably necessary to perform, improve or maintain the Bakfy Service. We may share non-personally-identifiable information (such as anonymous User usage data, referring / exit pages and URLs, platform types, asset views, number of clicks, etc.) with interested third-parties to assist them in understanding the usage patterns for certain content, services, advertisements, promotions, and/or functionality on the Bakfy Site. We may collect and release Personally Identifiable Information and/or non-personally-identifiable information if required to do so by law, or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with state and country's laws, international law or respond to a court order, subpoena, or search warrant or equivalent, or where in our reasonable belief, an individual's physical safety may be at risk or threatened. Bakfy also reserves the right to disclose Personally Identifiable Information and/or non-personally-identifiable information that Bakfy believes, in good faith, is appropriate or necessary to enforce our Terms of Service, take precautions against liability, to investigate and defend itself against any third-party claims or allegations, to assist government enforcement agencies, to protect the security or integrity of the Bakfy Site or our servers, and to protect the rights, property, or personal safety of Bakfy, our users or others.

  3. Your Choices

    You may, of course, decline to submit Personally Identifiable Information through the Bakfy Service, in which case Bakfy may not be able to provide certain services to you. If you do not agree with our Privacy Policy or Terms of Service, please delete your account, uninstall the Bakfy mobile application and discontinue use of the Bakfy Service; your continued usage of the Bakfy Service will signify your assent to and acceptance of our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service. To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to verify your identity.

  4. Third-party Advertisers, Links to Other Sites

    We are not fans of advertising. Bakfy is currently ad-free and we hope to keep it that way forever. We have no intention to introduce advertisement into the product, but if we ever do, will update this section.

  5. Our Commitment To Data Security

    Bakfy uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Bakfy and you do so at your own risk. Using unsecured wifi or other unprotected networks to submit messages through the Bakfy Service is never recommended. Once we receive your transmission of information, Bakfy makes commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. If Bakfy learns of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. Bakfy may post a notice on the Bakfy Site or through the Bakfy Service if a security breach occurs.

  6. Our Commitment To Childrens' Privacy

    Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important. That is why, no part of the Bakfy Service is directed to or intended to be used by persons under 18. If you are under 18 years of age, then please do not use the Bakfy Service or access the Bakfy Site at any time or in any manner. If Bakfy learns that Personally Identifiable Information of persons under 18 years of age has been collected on the Bakfy Service, then Bakfy may deactivate the account and/or make the status submissions inaccessible. Bakfy expects people to provide correct information. However, Bakfy is not responsible for use of its services by children if they provide wrong information by informing us that they are actually adults.

  7. Special Note to International Users

    If you are a user accessing the Bakfy Service from the European Union, Asia, or any other region with laws or regulations governing personal data collection, use, and disclosure, that differ from Indian laws, please be advised that through your continued use of the Bakfy Service, which are governed by Indian law, this Privacy Policy, and our Terms of Service, you are transferring your personal information to India and you expressly consent to that transfer and consent to be governed by Indian law for these purposes.

  8. In the Event of Merger, Sale, or Bankruptcy

    In the event that Bakfy is acquired by or merged with a third party entity, we reserve the right to transfer or assign the information we have collected from our users as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control. In the (hopefully) unlikely event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors' rights generally, we may not be able to control how your personal information is treated, transferred, or used.

  9. Changes and updates to this Privacy Notice

    This Privacy Policy may be revised periodically and this will be reflected by the "effective date" below. Please revisit this page to stay aware of any changes. It can be accessed at our website (www.bakfy.me). Your continued use of the Bakfy Service constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Policy and any amendments.

Note: Bakfy Service includes all the Bakfy products viz. Site, Mobile App, or any other product which is rolled put under Bakfy