Hitesh Sahni knows that you care how information about you is used and shared, and we appreciate your trust that we will do so carefully and sensibly.
NOTE: HITESH SAHNI COLLECTS AND STORES INFORMATION ABOUT THE WEB PAGES YOU VIEW. IN SOME CASES, INFORMATION COLLECTED MAY BE PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE, BUT WE DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DETERMINE THE IDENTITY OF ANY HITESH SAHNI USER.
What Personal Information About Users Does Hitesh Sahni Gather?
The information we learn from users helps us continually improve and provide information about Internet trends, website popularity, new and exciting topics, and related content. Here are the types of information we gather.
Information You Give Us: We receive and store any information you enter on our website or give us in any other way.
We use the information that you provide for such purposes as responding to your requests, customizing and improving our services, and communicating with you.
We collect and store certain information. Examples include the websites you visit and the advertisements that you see on those websites, the searches you perform using search engines, the results of your searches, and the pages you view.
Although this information may contain some personally identifiable information, Hitesh Sahni does not use it to determine the identity of individual users or correlate it to your email address or other personally identifiable information that you give us or our affiliates, except as required by subpoenas, court orders, or other legal requirements.
Automatic Information We Collect from Our Website: We receive and store certain types of information whenever you interact with our website.
For example, like many websites, we use “cookies,” and we obtain certain types of information when your Web browser accesses Hitesh Sahni.com, or when you view advertisements and other content served by or on behalf of Hitesh Sahni.com on other Web sites.
Information from Other Sources: We might receive information about you from other sources.
What About Cookies?
Cookies are unique identifiers that we transfer to your device through your Web browser, to enable our systems to recognize your browser.
The Help feature on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether.
Does Hitesh Sahni Share the Information it Receives?
We may share personally identifying information with third parties as described below.
Businesses We Do Not Control: We may offer search or other services that are powered or provided by another company. You can tell when a third party is involved in a given service offering, and, if you choose to use the service, we will share information related to your use of the service with that company.
Third-Party Service Providers: We employ other companies and individuals to perform functions on our behalf. Examples include storing and analyzing data, providing search results and links (including paid listings and links), providing customer service, and payment processing.
They have access to user information needed to perform their functions, but may not use it for other purposes.
Business Transfers: As we continue to develop our business, we might sell or buy subsidiaries or business units. In such transactions, user information generally is one of the transferred business assets but remains subject to the promises made in any pre-existing privacy notice (unless, of course, the user consents otherwise).
Also, in the event that Hitesh Sahni or substantially all of its assets are acquired, user information will of course be one of the transferred assets.
With Your Consent: Other than as set out above, you will receive notice when personally identifiable information about you might go to third parties, and you will have an opportunity to choose not to share the information.
How Secure Is Information About Me?
Hitesh Sahni uses commercially reasonable computer security safeguards to protect its databases and servers against risks of loss, unauthorized access, destruction, misuse, modification, or inadvertent or improper disclosure of data.
Hitesh Sahni segregates certain personally identifiable and other information about your use of Hitesh Sahni’s services into separate databases, some of which can be accessed only by a limited number of employees.
If you have an Hitesh Sahni account, it is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.
What About Third-Party Advertising and Links to Other Websites?
Which Information Can I Access?
If you create an Hitesh Sahni account, we give you access to a range of information about your account and your interactions with us for the limited purpose of viewing and, in certain cases, updating that information. [Click here] to see your account information or edit your profile.
What Choices Do I Have?
You may disable the Toolbar Service from reporting information about your web surfing activities, search terms, results of your searches, and/or statistics about your use of the Toolbar Service. Depending on which Toolbar Service you are using, you may do so either by using the Options menu (or similar menu item) or by uninstalling the relevant Toolbar Service.
You can choose not to receive marketing emails from us by clicking on the unsubscribe link in any marketing email.
The Help portion on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether.
The Toolbar Service enables you to update certain browser configuration settings, such as your home page or your default search provider. If supported, you may configure these options during the installation process.
Are Children Allowed to Use Hitesh Sahni?
Hitesh Sahni does not offer products or services for use by children. If you are under 18, you may use Hitesh Sahni’s website or the Toolbar Service only with the involvement of a parent or guardian.
Conditions of Use, Notices, and Revisions
Examples of Information Collected
Information You Give Us
If you register for an account at Hitesh Sahni, we may collect your name, email address, country of origin, nickname, telephone number, website, company, and title. If you download and install the Toolbar Service software, we collect any information voluntarily provided by you during the installation and registration process, which can include demographic information such as gender, age, occupation, household income, zip code and country. Demographic information is correlated to Web usage information collected during your use of the Toolbar Service. In addition, you might provide us with personally identifiable information when you communicate with us by phone, e-mail, or otherwise or complete a questionnaire or a contest entry form.
Automatic Information We Collect From the Toolbar Service
When you download the Toolbar Service, and at times during your use of the Hitesh Sahni website and Toolbar Service, we transmit Hitesh Sahni cookies to your device. In addition, for every Web page you view while using the Toolbar Service, the Hitesh Sahni software transmits and stores your IP address, the full URL of the Web page you are visiting, general information about your browser, general information about your computer’s operating system, a unique identifier enabling Hitesh Sahni to identify your device, and the date and time the above information is logged. All of this above information is logged together in a single data string for each Web page you visit. Each string is logged in our database in the chronological order received from our millions of users. The Toolbar Service also automatically collects information about the online advertisements that are displayed on the websites you visit – including, the text, source, and URL of the online ad – and the terms you choose when you use search engines to search the Web, and the results of your searches.
Hitesh Sahni also periodically collects usage statistics from Toolbar Service that describe the frequency of use of each Toolbar Service feature.
Finally, to ensure accurate information about the number of Toolbar Service users, the Toolbar Service periodically sends a signal to Hitesh Sahni containing basic information such as the IP address of your computer.
Automatic Information We Collect From Our Website
Automatic Information We Collect From Other Websites
Examples of automatic information we collect from third-party websites include the account identifier for the website, the URL’s of web pages visited, any referring URL’s to the visited web pages, the IP addresses and browser user-agents of visitors, and a unique identifier for each visitor.
Information from Other Sources
An example of information we might receive from other sources is when you authorize a third party website, such as Facebook, to interact directly with our website to provide or receive personalized information about you. In that case, we might receive such information as your name and potentially other information used by that third party website to identify your account with that website. Additional examples of information we might receive from other sources are IP addresses, websites visited, the advertisements on those websites, and the searches performed using search engines along with their results.