Zinglin Media Private Limited (hereinafter referred to as “ZMPL” or “we” or “us” or “our”, as the context requires, and shall include its successors and assigns) operates a mobile platform application, inter-alia, App or portal called ‘ZingShorts’ whereby user generated content can be uploaded, posted, shared or transmitted (such as via a stream) or otherwise made available through the Platform including videos, animations, comments, messages, reviews, photographs, sound recordings and the musical works (whether composed by such user or licensed to such user or of any other nature) embodied therein and including but not limited to videos that incorporate locally stored sound recordings from a personal music library and ambient noise (“user generated content” , “content”, “User content” or any other similar reference) via our mobile application by users (hereinafter referred to as “you” or any other similar reference) and you may also be granted an opportunity to participate in various contests and promotional activities on the mobile platform application (“Platform”). For the purpose of this Cookies Policy, references to Platform will include usage of our website, services, applications, products and content by you.
1. WHAT IS A COOKIE?
Cookies are small amounts of data generated by a website or mobile application and saved by your website browser or mobile application. They store information regarding your activity that uniquely identifies your browser, device and / or browsing activities. The cookie is stored on your browser by website or mobile application that you visit. When you return to that website or mobile application (or visit websites or mobile application that use the same cookies) the Platform and associated websites or mobile applications recognizes the cookies and your browsing device.
We also use pixels. Pixels are small portions of code which we use on our Platform. We use pixels to learn whether you have clicked on certain web content and help us to optimize ad campaigns and promotional activities.
2. CATEGORIES OF COOKIES
Cookies are used to make the user's web experience faster, convenient and personalized. For instance, storing usernames or passwords, saving preferences of the user.
There are different categories of cookies, including:
1. First-party personal cookies: First party cookies are small amounts of text which are served by us directly to your device to keep track on your personal preferences.
2. Third-party tracking Cookies: Third-party tracking cookies, which are served by a third party on our behalf. We use third-party tracking cookies for functionality, performance, targeting, advertising, promotional activities and / or social media purposes.
3. Session Cookies: Session cookies exist only while your browser or mobile application is open and are deleted automatically once you close your browser or mobile application.
4. Permanent Cookies: Permanent cookies survive after your browser is closed. They can be used by the Platform to recognize your device when you open your browser or mobile application and browse the internet again or to remember your log-in details.
3. COOKIES WE USE
The types of cookies and similar technologies used by us and on our behalf in connection with the Platform can be classified into one of five categories, namely 'essential cookies', 'functionality cookies', targeting or advertising cookies', and ' social media cookies'.
1. Essential Cookies:
Such cookies ensure that you are able to enjoy all features of the Platform, such as, logging into secure areas of the Platform. Without these cookies, we would not be able to provide you with a secure log in account or pages where you can access and use the Platform. These cookies are also essential to enhance your experience on the Platform and help us to identify you. Each time you log in to our Platform, a cookie containing a unique identifier that is tied to your account is placed on your browser and mobile application. These cookies allow us to uniquely identify you when you are logged into the Platform and to process your online transactions and requests.
2. Performance Cookies:
We use performance/analytics cookies to analyze how you use the Platform, including but not limited to content, pages, videos, interactions and accounts you view or like most often, measure any errors that occur and test different design ideas. The information is used to report and evaluate your activities and patterns as a user of the Platform. These cookies do not collect information that individually identifies you and all information these cookies collect is aggregated and anonymous. On our Platform, we also use third-party analytics tools to help us measure traffic and usage trends.
3. Functionality Cookies
Functionality cookies allow website or mobile application to remember the user’s site preferences and choices they make on the site or mobile application including but not limited to username, region, theme and language. These cookies allow us to personalize the content for you, greet you by name and / or remember your preference. Functionality cookies can include first party, third party, persistent or session cookies.
These cookies can also be used to remember your preferences and help boost your experience on the Platform. These cookies assist us in ensuring that we present the Platform to you in a preferred way.
4. Targeting or Advertising Cookies
Analytics: We allow third parties, including products, services, marketing and advertising companies or agencies, to place cookies on our Platform to track the performance of the advertisements and your relevant browsing or usage history. As an example, these cookies remember which users have visited the Platform and the links, options or preferences you have followed.
5. Social Media Cookies
On some pages of our Platform, third parties that provide applications through our Platform will set their own cookies in order to track the success of their applications or customize applications for you. Due to the nature of these cookies, we cannot access these cookies. Similarly, third parties cannot access the data in cookies used by us. If you are logged in to your account with the third party, the third party will be able to link information about you with your actions via cookies.
6. Other technologies we use
In addition to the cookies, we also use pixels.
4. DELETING COOKIES
You can change your privacy settings of your browser or mobile application. Most browsers or mobile applications will allow you to choose the level of privacy settings you want and control your cookie settings so that, (a) you can see your cookies or other locally stored data; (b) delete cookies; or (c) block third party cookies.
You can opt out of certain cookies through the settings in your browser or mobile application. Please note that while this does not mean that you will see less advertisements when you visit our Platform, the advertisements will be less relevant to you.
5. CHANGES TO THIS POLICY
We may change this Cookies Policy from time to time. If we make any changes to this Cookies Policy, the last modified Cookies Policy shall be applicable to you. We may make any material changes in the way we collect, use, and/or share information held in cookies and we recommend that you check this page from time to time to inform yourself of any changes in this policy or any of our other policies.
6. CONTACT US
If you have any queries or comments about this policy, or other privacy matters, please contact us via email at
7. GOVERNING LAW, ARBITRATION AND JURISDICTION
This Cookies Policy shall be construed, interpreted and governed exclusively by laws of India, without reference to any conflict of laws. In the event of any dispute between you and us in respect of this Cookies Policy, it shall be referred to a sole arbitrator appointed under the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (as amended). The place and seat of arbitration shall be Mumbai. The language of arbitration shall be English. Subject to arbitration, the courts in Mumbai shall have exclusive jurisdiction in exclusion to other courts.
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