Privacy Policy

Thanks for choosing " TickTock India" ("TickTock India ", “Service”, “we”, “us”, “our”). We are pleased to make our Service available to you.

If you install, use, access TickTock India or any of its features, you have read and accepted the terms of this Policy. You have also accepted the TickTock India ‘Terms and Conditions’, and TickTock India ‘Content Policy’, and other terms which are available on the TickTock India, TickTock India Website, and otherwise.

Your(hereinafter “User(s) or you”) privacy is important to TickTock India (hereinafter “We/Our/Platform”) and always has been. So we provide you this Privacy Policy that covers how we collect, use, disclose, transfer, and store your information. Please take a moment to familiarize yourself with our privacy practices. If you do not agree with this policy, you should not use the Platform. By using the Platform or related services, you signify your assent to this Privacy Policy.

1-User Guidelines – Users are not allowed to post and share any illegal, sexual explicit content on TickTock India.

User are not allowed to share or post any content that is illegal or harmful for any community ,groups or political parties etc.

TickTock India has the right to delete any such illegal content as described above immediately from TickTock India App.

2. Collection and Use of Information

2.1. Personal Information

We may collect the following personal information about you:

Your Profile Information. When you register on the Platform, you give us information including your username, date of birth (where applicable), email address and/or telephone number, information you disclose in your user profile.

To avail certain services on the TickTock India, users are required to provide certain personally identifiable information for the registration process which may include:- a) your name, b) email address, c) sex, d) age, e) PIN code , f) credit card or debit card details g) medical records and history h) sexual orientation, i) biometric information, j) password (k) your occupation, interests, and the like etc., and / or your occupation, interests, and the like. The Information as supplied by the users enables us to improve the TickTock India and provide you the most user-friendly experience. In some cases/provision of certain service(s) or utility(ies), we may require your contact address as well.

2.2.Information We Collect

The below information is collected by TickTock India:

1) Information collected with a prompt:

In order to use TickTock India, we may need you to authenticate your account using your Google Account, or otherwise, and we will be collecting your email address and name. We will also ask you to provide certain information including gender, number, your content/category preferences, location, areas of interest, language, region preferences etc.

Customer Support. You may also provide us with information related to your use of TickTock India, including copies of your messages / posts, and how to contact you so that we can provide you with customer support. For example, you may send us an email with information relating to our app performance, or other issues.

2) Information collected without a prompt:

Device Information: We may collect the below with respect to any device through which TickTock India is used or accessed:

Device Identifiers.
IP Address.
Operating System.
Other apps or services installed or used through the device.
Advertising Identifiers.
Device Make.
Display Features.
Network Provider/Wi-Fi or other ISP.
Battery level and usage.
Memory usage.
Content Type and Non-Personal information related to ads.

Information related to your use of TickTock India such as content preferences and consumption, interaction with other users, user activity, etc.

TickTock India may access your device’s camera, microphone, photo and/or video and/or audio library or gallery.

TickTock India may also collect information provided by third parties who may disclose to TickTock India personal or non-personal information collected by them. TickTock India has no control over or responsibility in respect of third-party information practices or information collection methods.

TickTock India may also collect tracking information including cookies, DART, beacons, etc.

Location: TickTock India may collect and store the current and past location of your device if you permit. You have full control over whether to allow or not allow TickTock India to collect this information by making changes to your device’s settings. If TickTock India is unable to access your location information, TickTock India may become inaccessible or not function as intended.

Usage and Log Information. We collect service-related, diagnostic, and performance information. This includes information about your activity (such as how you use TickTock India, how you interact with others using TickTock India, etc.), log files, and diagnostics, crash information, website, and performance logs and reports, etc.

Information We Do Not Collect

We do not collect any Sensitive Personal Data or information such as password related to other services, financial information such as bank account or credit card or debit card or other payment instrument details, physical, physiological and mental health condition, sexual orientation, medical records and history, or biometric information.

All required information is service dependent and the Company may use the above said user Information to, maintain, protect, and improve the TickTock India (including advertising on the Site) and for developing new services. We may also use your email address or other personally identifiable information to send commercial or marketing messages without your consent [with an option to subscribe / unsubscribe (where feasible)]. We may, however, use your email address without further consent for non-marketing or administrative purposes (such as notifying you of major changes, for customer service purposes, billing, etc.).

Information from Third Parties. You may choose to share certain data with us from third parties or through your use of the Platform, we may collect such third party data automatically.

Business Partners: If you choose to register to use the Platform using your social network account details (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google), you will provide us or allow your social network to provide us with your username and public profile. We will likewise share certain information with the relevant social network such as your app ID, access token and the referring URL. Where you opt to share content on social media platforms, the video, username and accompanying text will be shared on that platform or, in the case of sharing via instant messaging platforms such as Whatsapp, a link to the content will be shared.

Analytics providers: We use analytics providers to help us in the optimisation and improvement of the Platform.

The Site may include links to other websites. Such sites are governed by their respective privacy policies, which are beyond our control. Once you leave our servers (you can tell where you are by checking the URL in the location bar on your browser), use of any information you provide is governed by the privacy policy of the operator of the site you are visiting. That policy may differ from ours. If you can't find the privacy policy of any of these sites via a link from the site's homepage, you should contact the site directly for more information.

When we present information to our advertisers -to help them understand our audience and confirm the value of advertising on our website -it is usually in the form of aggregated statistics on traffic to various pages / content within our Site.

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our Web site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address or telephone number or other personally identifiable information) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you.

We do not provide any personally identifiable information to third party websites / advertisers / ad-servers without your consent. We have set out further detail on the information we receive from third parties below:

If you choose to register to use the Platform using your social network account details (e.g., Facebook, Google), you will provide us or allow your social network to provide us with your username and public profile. We will likewise share certain information with your social network such as your app ID, access token and the referring URL.

Our Corporate Group: We may also share your information with other members, subsidiaries, or affiliates of our corporate group, to provide the Platform including improving and optimising the Platform, preventing illegal use and supporting users.

Law Enforcement: We will share your information with law enforcement agencies, public authorities or other organizations if legally required to do so, or if such use is reasonably necessary.

Public Profiles: Please note that if your profile is public, your content will be visible to anyone on the Platform and may also be accessed or shared by your friends and followers as well as third parties such as search engines, content aggregators and news sites.

in the event that we sell or buy any business or assets (whether a result of liquidation, bankruptcy or otherwise), in which case we will disclose your data to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets; or

if we sell, buy, merge, are acquired by, or partner with other companies or businesses, or sell some or all of our assets. In such transactions, user information may be among the transferred assets.

The Company shares the sensitive personal information with any third party without obtaining the prior consent of the User in the following limited circumstances:

When it is requested or required by law or by any court or governmental agency or authority to disclose, for the purpose of verification of identity, or for the prevention, detection, investigation including cyber incidents, or for prosecution and punishment of offences. These disclosures are made in good faith and belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary for enforcing these Terms or for complying with the applicable laws and regulations.

The Company proposes to share such information within its group companies and officers and employees of such group companies for the purpose of processing personal information on its behalf. We also ensure that these recipients of such information agree to process such information based on our instructions and in compliance with this Privacy Policy and any other appropriate confidentiality and security measures.

The Company may present information to our advertisers - to help them understand TickTock India with third party social websites to populate your social wall that is visible to other people our audience and confirm the value of advertising on our website – however it is usually in the form of aggregated statistics on traffic to various pages within our site.

The Company may share your information regarding your activities on Site or however you will have an option to set your privacy settings, where you can decide what you would like to share or not to share with others.

2.2 Non-personal Information

We may collect the following non-personal information:

User Content and Behavioural Information. We process the content you generate on the Platform, including preferences you set (such as choice of language), photographs and videos you upload and comments you make and information regarding your use of the Platform.

Technical Information we collect about you. We automatically collect certain information from you when you use the Platform including when you are using the App without an account. Such information includes your IP address, browsing history (i.e. the content you have viewed on the Platform), model of your device, the device system, network type, and operating system.

2.3 Examples of how we may use your information

To better understand customer behavior, customer interest, and other trends among our users and improve our products, services, and advertising.

provide you with user support;

personalise the content you receive and provide you with tailored content that will be of interest to you;

enable you to share User Content and interact with other users; to help us detect and combat abuse, harmful activity, fraud, spam, and illegal activity on the Platform;

ensure your safety and security including reviewing user content.

ensure content is presented in the most effective manner for you and your device;

improve, promote and develop the Platform and promote popular topics, hashtags and campaigns on the Platform;

carry out data analysis and test the Platform to ensure its stability and security;

allow you to participate in interactive features of the Platform;

to ensure that you are old enough to use our Platform (as required by law);

provide you with location-based services (where those services are available in your jurisdiction);

enforce our terms, conditions and policies;

administer the Platform including troubleshooting.

3. Third Party TickTock India may contain links to third-party websites, products, and services. When you click on links of third parties in an Application, the Services or the Site, you may leave the Application, the Services or the Site. Data collected by third parties is governed by their privacy practices. We encourage you to learn about the privacy practices of those third parties. We do not collect your information on and through and This Policy does not address, and we are not responsible for, the privacy practices of Web sites operated by third parties, whether they are linked to or otherwise accessible from an Application, the Services or the Site. The inclusion of a link or accessibility of third party Websites does not imply endorsement of such third party.

The data that you transfer and share through TickTock India may be intercepted, collected, used and disclosed by third parties. We are not responsible for any interception, collection, use and disclosure of your information by any third party. Please choose other ways to transfer and share if you have higher security requirements.

4. Users with Whom You Share Your Information

We cannot control the actions of other users with whom you share your information. We cannot, and do not, control the information you share with other users using TickTock India or how such other users will use or share such information. We are not responsible for third party circumvention of our security measures.

We cannot control the actions of other users with whom you share your data with. We cannot, and do not, control the data you share with other users using TickTock India or how such other users will use or share such data. We are not responsible for third party circumvention of our security measures.

5. Protection of Data

We take the security of your data very seriously. TickTock India is very concerned about safeguarding the confidentiality of your information. We do not collect Personal Information, and we employ administrative, physical and electronic measures designed to protect your Non-Personal Information from unauthorized access and use. Please be aware that no security measures that we take to protect your information are absolutely guaranteed to avoid unauthorized access or use of your Non-Personal Information which is impenetrable.

When you use TickTock India, the data and content you share is visible to other users and can be read, collected or used by them. You are responsible for the information you choose to share or submit in these instances.

6. Support If you have any questions or comments about this Policy or our privacy practices, or to report any violations of this Policy or abuse of TickTock India app, please contact us at support@TickTockIndia.com Cookies. Our Platform uses cookies to distinguish you from other users of our Platform. This helps us to provide you with a good user experience when you browse our Platform and also allows us to improve the Platform. We collect the cookie data from the cookies on your device. For detailed information on the cookies we use and the purposes for which we use them see our cookie policy Surveys. If you choose to participate in a survey, we may request you to provide certain Personal Information i.e. any information that could be used to identify you (“Personal Information”). We may use a third-party service provider to conduct these surveys and this will be notified to you prior to you completing the survey. User Search Data. Any searches you make on the Platform. To provide you quick access to your previous searches. To use analytics for personalization and showing you targeted advertisements. Additional Account Security. We collect your phone number and request access to the SMSes on your phone by sending you a One-Time-Password (“OTP”), which you confirm by entering the OTP to confirm your identity, while registering with our Platform. To verify your identity and for maintaining your account security. Contacts List. We access the contacts list on your mobile device. We always ask for your consent before accessing your contacts list and you have the option to deny us the access to your contacts list. To invite your friends and other contacts to the platform and to notify you when any individual joins the platform among other permitted uses.

Location Information. "Location Data" is information that is derived from your GPS, IP address, and/or public posts that contain location information.

You will disclose certain location information to us and to other Platform users when you access the Platform, as we derive location information from your IP address, device, or internet service for providing the Services or improving our platform such as to ensure that there are no multiple log-ins on your account..

• For security, fraud-detection and account management(such as to ensure that there are no multiple log-ins or suspicious log-ins on your account);

• To provide you with location-based services that you choose to use: mini applications that may be made available on the Platform from time to time, which may require such information based on the services that they provide (if you choose to disclose your location to any mini application);

To provide language and location customisation.

Customer Support Information. Any information that you provide to our customer support team regarding any assistance or support that you may require for using our Platform from time to time.

To investigate your support issue.

Device Data. “Device Data” includes without limitation, the following:

Device attributes: information such as the operating system, hardware and software versions, battery level, signal strength, available storage space, browser type, app and file names and types, and plugins.

Device operations: information about operations and behaviours performed on the device, such as whether a window is foregrounded or backgrounded.

Identifiers: unique identifiers, device IDs, and other identifiers, such as from games, apps or accounts you use.

Device signals: We may collect your Bluetooth signals, and information about nearby Wi-Fi access points, beacons, and cell towers.

Data from device settings: information you allow us to receive through device settings you turn on, such as access to your GPS location, camera or photos.

Network and connections: information such as the name of your mobile operator or ISP, language, time zone, mobile phone number, IP address and connection speed.

Application: Any mobile applications that are stored on your mobile device.

Media: We access the media gallery on your mobile device, including without limitation, images, videos and audio files and the storage space on your phone. However, we shall always obtain your consent before accessing your images and you shall have the option to deny us such access.

7. Changes to this Policy

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change, modify or otherwise alter this Policy at any time. By continuing to access or use the Services after those changes become effective, you agree to be bound by the revised Privacy Policy.

UPDATES / CHANGES

The internet is an ever evolving medium. We may alter our privacy policy from time to time to incorporate necessary changes in technology, applicable law or any other variant. In any case, we reserve the right to change (at any point of time) the terms of this Privacy Policy or the Terms of Use. Any changes we make will be effective immediately on notice, which we may give by posting the new policy on the Site. Your use of the TickTock India after such notice will be deemed acceptance of such changes. We may also make reasonable efforts to inform you via electronic mail. In any case, you are advised to review this Privacy Policy periodically on the Site to ensure that you are aware of the latest version.

If you have any questions or comments about this Policy or our privacy practices, or to report any violations of this Policy or abuse of TickTock India app, please contact us at support@TickTockIndia.com