We regularly keep monitoring our Platform to ensure that the Platform is kept safe and secure.
A. Collection of your data:
We collect the data provided by you at the time of registration of your account including your name, phone number, email address, postal address and your account information including the communication made with other users using the Services. VDB is an online platform conceptualized with the aim to bring buyers and sellers of loose diamonds in direct contact with each and in order to create a large market for them. From this perspective, and in order to create a larger market of buyers and sellers, we, or other third parties authorised by us, may collect information on the manner of usage of the Services by you including your purchasing pattern which may be shared with third parties in the same industry along with your contact details who may get in touch with you to provide you offers similar to what you have shown interest in.
We will ask you whether we may access the contact list/ phone book on your device. When this permission is sought, you have the control wherein you can select the contacts which you want to be added in the Application. The newly added contact will be linked to your account and displayed on the web portal as well. You may chose not to give us access to your contact list in which case the Application will still function properly but this functionality would not be available to you.
We have assumed that you have allowed to us to access your internet network. If this permission is not given then you will not be able to sign in to the Platform. In case of our Application, as we have stored the database on GCP (Google cloud Platform), a network call has to be made in order to fetch the response and proceed for login. Also internet/network permission is required to show classified list website.
A user can access our website anonymously but shall not be able to use the Services without registering himself because of the very nature of the Services provided by us.
B. Usage of your data:
a. The personal data and information provided by the user and collected by us is kept strictly confidential and is used by us for the below mentioned purpose:
i. to create your account on the basis of the information provided by you, to manage your account, to customize your experience, improving ^;
ii. to provide you an efficient service like providing you customer service, resolving your technical issues, sorting and managing latest postings, managing traffic on the platform and the key word searches;
iii. to provide additional services including but not limited to improving and updating our services, recording and keeping information of the users with VBD, preventing the users from providing fraudulent information
iv. if required to comply with legal requests because VDB believes, in good faith, that it is necessary to:
o fulfil legal obligations or to enforce these TnCs;
o defend accusations relating to the infringement of Copyright laws from third parties or to look into complaints received from other Users regarding Content posted by you;
o protect VDB systems and its users rights, property and security.
b. Your personal data is kept confidential and secured with us and not disclosed to any third party. However, we may share information regarding the manner of usage of the Services by you including your purchasing pattern with third parties in the same industry who may get in touch with you to provide you offers similar to what you have shown interest in. Further, we may share with third- party service providers certain information, such as your browser capabilities or operating system, for the purpose of analyzing which advertisements and services may interest you. These companies may use information (including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to the Platform and Third-Party Websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.
c. VDB takes reasonable commercial efforts to ensure the security of the systems with regards to the transmission of data during the usage of the Platform by the users. We regularly carry out assessments to ensure the security of the data collected by us However, please note that this is no guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. If VDB learns of a security system breach, then we shall immediately notify you within the time lines required by law by e-mail as well as a notification on the Platform so that you can take appropriate protective steps.
D. Third party applications and websites
E. Storage of your data:
We store all the information you provide and the information collected by us so long as you use our Services or as long as it may be needed to achieve our business objectives