Privacy policy

Please read the following carefully to understand how we will collect and use your personal data in relation to the Service. If you do not understand this policy, or do not accept any part of it, then you should not use the Service.

The Service may include and link to features and services (such as social applications like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and iMessenger) that are provided by a third party. If you use these features and services, please understand that the third parties that operate them may collect information from you which will be used in accordance with their own privacy policy and terms of use, which may differ from ours.

We do not accept any responsibility or liability for these third party policies or for any personal data that may be collected by or through these websites or services. You should always read the privacy policy of any feature or service you access carefully in order to understand the specific privacy and information usage practices. Information we may collect from you and how we use it.

We may collect and process the following data about you via the Service in the following manner:

  1. Personal Information you provide to us: We receive and store any information that you enter on the Service or provide to us in any other way, for example, when you download the Service, set up a profile within the Service, or access, upload or download material to or from the Service, including when that material is accessed on a third party platform, service or social network. That social network or third-party may provide us with the information you agreed to be shared publicly on or through such social network or other third party platform. Please check the settings on the third party social network or platform for checking the details on the information you have agreed to share publicly.

  2. In order to access certain features on Samosa, we may require you to either login to your existing accounts on a third party website, mobile application or service or otherwise request you to create a fresh account on our platform. In case you access our platform using an existing third party website account, we may collect certain publicly available information such as your name, username, email account, geographical location, address, nationality, interests, contact details other subscriber registration information that you may have provided to such social networking website and have agreed to be shared with third party applications such as us. This information is used by us to build your profile for use on Samosa, push promotional messages and information about our services, features, upcoming products and enhancements to you and your contacts/friend lists; to help us improve our services and/or enhance our features. We may also use this information to validate you as a user when using the Service; to provide the Service to you including for administration of your user account on our Service; to notify you of the changes to the Service or about any changes to our terms and conditions or this privacy policy, to manage our business, including financial reporting, for the development of new products and services, to send you newsletters to market and advertise our products and services by email, to comply with applicable laws, court orders and government enforcement agency requests, for research and analytics purposes including to improve the quality of the Service and to ensure that the Service is presented in the most effective manner for you and your device. If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence for our internal reference and archival purposes. We will not retain a record of that correspondence for longer than is reasonably necessary.

  3. Rest assured, any information you provide will not be used without your consent or for unauthorized purposes. We rely upon your information on an “as is” basis and always try to keep the integrity of your data safe using strictest of policies and standards. You may wish to opt out of our services later and change the access settings with such third party website, if you do not like our services. You also have the option of changing, editing or limiting any detail provided to us, by making the necessary changes in the profile/account created by you, whether at Samosa or at such third party website. The information you uploaded, belongs to you, and you have the absolute right to change/edit/limit it as many times as you want.

  4. Personal Information that we automatically collect:  When you use the Service, we automatically collect certain technical information about you such as the details of the device you used to access Samosa or other dynamic details about your continued usage of the Service. The information we automatically collect may include (where available) the type and model of device you use, the device's unique device identifier, operating system, browser type, language options, current time zone and mobile network information to allow you to use the Service, for system administration purposes and to report aggregated, anonymized information to our business partners. If you do not wish for us to provide aggregated, anonymized information to our trusted business partners, please opt out of our services as mentioned below.

  5. Why we need such information:  We use this information only to administer the Service and for our internal operations including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes, to improve the Service, how it is presented and its safety and security. Please note that the Service now requires access to your device’s contact list, photograph storage application, camera in order to share news and information about our platform and its features to your friends, family and contacts who may be interested; to store the completed videos, audio files, GIFs and stickers; to help you make dubs, funny videos using Samosa, but rest assured, we do not take away any information, videos, photos or other content from your device’s photograph storage application.

  6. Log information:  When you use the Service, we may also automatically collect and store the following information in server logs: internet protocol (IP) addresses, internet service provider (ISP), clickstream data, browser type and language, viewed and exit pages and date or time stamps. We use this information to communicate with the Service and to better understand our users' operating systems, for system administration and to audit the use of the Service. We do not use this data to identify the name, address or other personal details of any individual.

  7. Deleting your profile:  If you wish to discontinue using Samosa, you may opt out of our services by either deleting your profile using the account settings (option coming soon) or by writing to us at preferably with an email heading stating “Account Deletion Request”. While sending this request, please use the same account that was used by you to access our services and clearly indicate your intent to delete your profile at Samosa. In case the request is not made from the same account or is unclear as to its meaning, we will not be able to act upon it. If for some reason you are not able to send an email using the same account as mentioned above, we request you to provide us with such other information that may be reasonably necessary to help us verify that it is indeed you.

  8. We respect your privacy and will honour your decisions on Samosa. Upon deletion of your account, we will remove your data from our systems within a reasonable amount of time, subject to technical limitations, if any. We may, however, save certain information and logs pertaining to your account that may be required to be stored in accordance with applicable laws or pursuant to any order, direction or decision of any court, tribunal or appropriate authority, or for archival purposes or data that may be otherwise publicly available or data that is neither sensitive nor personally identifiable. However, we retain the final discretion in this matter.