ver.1.0, as on 8th Feb 2018
PeakAlpha Investment Services Pvt. Ltd. (“PeakAlpha” or “we”) offers users (“Users” or “You”) services transacted through various software applications and services, including but not limited to the “PeakAlpha web site”, the “PeakAlpha App” and related applications.
- Personal Information Collected
1.1 User Profile
When You create a user profile in the Services and confirm being the holder of certain information, PeakAlpha will collect the information provided by you. In order to create a user profile, You must register your first name, last name and phone number. Additional information that may be provided at Your option include, but is not limited to, photo, gender, street address and zip code, country of residence, email address, professional website, Facebook page, Twitter address and a short status message. PeakAlpha may supplement the information provided by You with information from third parties and add it to the information provided by You e.g. demographic information and additional contact information that is publicly available.
1.2 Installation and Use
Some information, including, but not limited to, usage information and other information that may arise from Your interaction with the Services, cannot be used to identify You, whether in combination with other information or otherwise and will not constitute personal information for the purposes of this Policy.
1.3 Third Party Services
1.4 Contact Information
Where the PeakAlpha mobile applications (“PeakAlpha Apps”) are obtained from other sources than the Apple App Store or Google Play, You may share the names, numbers, Google ID’s and email addresses contained in Your address book (“Contact Information”) with PeakAlpha. Where the PeakAlpha Apps are obtained from Apple App Store or Google Play, we will only use permitted Contact Information to make our Services more relevant to You and Your engagement with the PeakAlpha community. In addition to Contact Information, if You choose to activate use of a third-party service, such as social networks services, within the Services, PeakAlpha may collect, store and use the list of identifiers associated with said services linked to the Contact Information in order to enhance the results shared with other Users.
You acknowledge and agree that any Contact Information that You share with PeakAlpha is submitted for publication in the PeakAlpha database. Please note that other contact information other than the phone numbers and thereto attached names, Google ID’s and email addresses will be collected and used from Your address book. Please also note that You can always choose not to share Contact Information with PeakAlpha and if You have shared such information and changed Your mind, You can delist or opt-out to render Your entire Contact Information unavailable.
1.5 Other Information You may provide
You may provide us with various information in connection with Your interaction with our Services. For example, You may, through tagging functionality, associate a phone number, that is not registered in the PeakAlpha database, with a business or name and You may report a phone number as spam or some other attribute to be included in spam blocking directories. PeakAlpha may also from time to time offer You the opportunity to provide information on Your experience from using the Services or to participate in contests, surveys or other promotions. PeakAlpha will collect the information You provide in connection therewith, as well as any other information You provide through the Services or when You communicate or interact with us.
- Use of Personal Information
2.1 Provide, improve and personalize our Services
PeakAlpha may use the personal information collected to provide, maintain, improve, analyze and personalize the Services to its Users, partners and third party providers. More specifically, PeakAlpha may use such information to:
- provide smart features and messaging functionality, among other features
- send in application push notifications and reminders and deliver messages via the Services, in which case Your messages will be kept for a limited period of time in order to deliver the messages
- enable You to use and share Your information in connection with Your registration, login or other use of third-party services e.g. payment service providers, online services, social networking sites and other third party API’s; and
- otherwise improve our Services, business and operations.
2.2 Statistical data from the Services
We use aggregated or anonymized personal information for statistical and analytical purposes. We may come to share such data with third parties.
We do not consider personal information to include information that has been made anonymous or aggregated so that it can no longer be used to identify a specific person, whether in combination with other information or otherwise.
2.3 Personalize our advertising and communications
We may contact You for verification purposes or with information pertaining to the Services or special offers, e.g. newsletter e-mails, SMS and similar notifications about PeakAlpha’s and our business partners’ products and services. We also use the collected information to respond to you when you contact us.
2.4 Compliance with laws and prevention of fraudulent or illegal activities
We may use the collected information to comply with applicable laws and to enforce our agreements and protect and defend the rights or safety of PeakAlpha, its Users or any other person and verify provided User profile information with third party providers and ensure technical service functionality and data accuracy, perform trouble-shooting and prevent or detect fraud, security breaches or illegal activities.
Sharing and Disclosure of Personal Information
In addition to the sharing and disclosure of personal information that is included as part of the functionality of the Services as described in section 2 above, Peak Alpha may disclose personal information if we believe such action is necessary to:
- comply with the law, or legal process served on us;
- protect and defend our rights and the enforcement of our agreements; or
- protect the security and safety of Users or members of the public or other aspects of public importance, provided, of course, that such disclosure is lawful.
We may disclose and transfer Your Information to our associated or affiliated organisations or related entities and to any third party who acquires, our business, whether such acquisition is by way of merger, consolidation or purchase of all or a substantial portion of our assets.
Security and Transfer of Personal Information to Other Countries
Accessing and Updating Personal Information
PeakAlpha may on its own initiative, or at Your request, replenish, rectify or erase any incomplete, inaccurate or outdated personal information retained by PeakAlpha in connection with the operation of the Services. When required by applicable law, You have the right to know what personal information is stored about You and to have any such information corrected or deleted on Your request. See contact details below.
Services are not intended for or designed to attract anyone under the relevant age of consent to enter into binding legal contracts under the laws of their respective jurisdictions. PeakAlpha does not intentionally or knowingly collect personal information through the Services from anyone under that age. We encourage parents and guardians to be involved in the online activities of their children to ensure that no personal information is collected from a child without their consent.