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OUR PRIVACY POLICY
Introduction
This privacy policy describes the personal information collected by AppyHappy Software Pvt. Ltd. ("We", "Company", "Us") a Pune, India based company, through its websites and apps that together constitute the "CutShort" service ("we" the Service), and how and for what purposes it is collected and used.
Information Collected
Data entered by you
AppyHappy Software Pvt. Ltd. collects and stores information when you sign up for an account on the Service. You may be asked to enter, among other things, your name, profile picture, email address, phone number along with professional information such as work experience information, educational information, salary, resume and social profiles links.

If you choose to opt for premium services, we don’t store any payment information including but not limited to credit cards, netbanking, debit cards, UPI or wallet addresses.

For your benefit, you may opt to import and sync your contacts, address books or networks from 3rd party services including but not limited to Google, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Dribbble, GitHub & StackExchange. In such cases, we may receive your contacts (including contact information your service provider(s) or app automatically added to your address book when you communicated with addresses or numbers not already in your list). If you sync your email or calendars with our Services, we will collect your "email header" and calendar meeting information (e.g. times, places, attendees and contacts).
Data collected by us
AppyHappy Software Pvt. Ltd. stores information about user activity and use of the Service (e.g. among other things, page views, IP address, requested URLs, referring URLs, visit date and length, and file type requests). AppyHappy Software Pvt. Ltd. uses this information to administer the Service and perform statistical analyses of user behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas and features of the Service. We also send cookies to your computer in order to uniquely identify your browser and improve the quality of our service. We may use persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them). Persistent cookies can be removed by following your browser help file directions. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas of the Service may not work properly or at all. Our cookies are linked to your information, such as your name, email address and password.

When you visit or leave our Services (including our plugins or cookies or similar technology on the sites of others), we receive the URL of both the site you came from and the one you go to next. We also get information about your IP address, proxy server, operating system, web browser and add-ons, device identifier and features, and/or ISP or your mobile carrier. If you use our Services from a mobile device, that device will send us data about your location. Most devices allow you to prevent location data from being sent to us and

We collect information about you when you send, receive, or engage with messages in connection with our Services. For example, if you get a message from another use, we track whether you have acted on it and will send you reminders. We may also use analyse these messages algorithmically to make better suggestions for you and other users.
Visibility of your data
When you use the Service to find career opportunities, we show your information (called "talent card") to only the users registered as Employers and don’t share it on social networks or search engines. We also offer you an option to hide your talent card from specific employers by specifying companies and will make reasonable efforts to do so, however, we provide no guarantees to such an effect.

When use the Service for any other purpose such as professional growth, content share and recruiting, your content such as job will be visible to all users, be shared on social networks and search engines.
Messages and Notifications
AppyHappy Software Pvt. Ltd. uses your email address to provide services in connection with the Service, such as updates, notifications, and reminders, and to contact you on behalf of other users of the Service who send you communication, among other things.

At times, we will notify you by email about updates, changes, and other service related information. We will never ask you for your password or other personal information in those notifications and communication, or in any other communication from AppyHappy Software Pvt. Ltd.
Activity on the Service
AppyHappy Software Pvt. Ltd. stores information about user activity and use of the Service (e.g. among other things, page views, IP address, requested URLs, referring URLs, visit date and length, and file type requests). AppyHappy Software Pvt. Ltd. uses this information to administer the Service and perform statistical analyses of user behavior and characteristics in order to measure interest in and use of the various areas and features of the Service. We also send cookies to your computer in order to uniquely identify your browser and improve the quality of our service. We may use persistent cookies (which stay on your computer until you delete them). Persistent cookies can be removed by following your browser help file directions. If you choose to disable cookies, some areas of the Service may not work properly or at all. Our cookies are linked to your information, such as your name, email address and password.
Data transmission, storage and advertising
The information collected by AppyHappy Software Pvt. Ltd. may be sent to servers located in the United States and/or other countries around the world.

In addition, we may display advertisements on our service from third parties (e.g. partners, advertising companies, and ad networks). These third parties use tracking technologies, such as cookies, to measure the effectiveness of their advertisement. AppyHappy Software Pvt. Ltd. does not provide any personal information to these third parties.
Disclosure of Information
AppyHappy Software Pvt. Ltd. may disclose non-personal information in the aggregate to third parties (e.g. Advertisers) relating to user activities, salaries, professional data and behaviour on the Service.
Links to third parties
The Service may contain links to third party websites and / or services with which we may or may not have affiliation. We do not share your personal information with those third parties, and are not responsible for their privacy practices.
CutShort and Children
The Service is intended for general audiences and is not directed to children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we become aware that a child under 13 has provided us with personal information without parental consent, we take steps to remove such information and terminate the child's account.
Security
AppyHappy Software Pvt. Ltd. follows generally accepted industry standards to protect personal information submitted to the Service. Transmission of data over the Internet, or electronic storage, is not 100% secure. Therefore, while commercially acceptable means to protect personal information are used, AppyHappy Software Pvt. Ltd. cannot guarantee its absolute security.

AppyHappy Software Pvt. Ltd. or any AppyHappy Software Pvt. Ltd. representative will never ask you for your password or other personal information, including financial information. Please treat requests for your password or other personal information as suspicious and promptly contact AppyHappy Software Pvt. Ltd.

Please be aware that your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in India or anywhere our servers and central database are located and operated. Please be assured that we seek to take reasonable steps to ensure that your privacy is protected. By using our Service, you understand that your information may be transferred to our facilities and those third parties with whom we share it as described in this privacy policy.
Account deactivation
At any point, you may request us to deactivate your account, which generally takes 7 business days. Once deactivated, your personal data will stop being visible to others on our Services and you will be unsubscribed from all messages, emails, notifications from us. Messages you have sent or content you have shared on the Service will remain visible on the Service.

We retain your personal data even after you have deactivate your account to prevent fraud and abuse and enforce our User Agreement.

You may request us to reactivate your account in future by successfully verifying your account by proving ownership of your registered email address or mobile number.
Changes to the Privacy Policy
AppyHappy Software Pvt. Ltd. may revise this Privacy Policy from time to time. If changes are made that, in our sole discretion, are material, we will notify you either by posting a notice of such changes prior to implementing the change on the Service and/or via the email associated with your Service account.

By continuing to use our Services, you take the responsibility to update yourself of our latest Privacy Policy at all times and consent to our use of your data under it.