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Privacy Policy for The Observer Post

At The Observer Post, we recognize the importance of protecting your privacy and personal information. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, disclose, and safeguard your information when you visit our website or use our services.

By accessing The Observer Post (hereinafter referred to as “the Website”), you consent to the terms outlined in this Privacy Policy.


The website gathers and processes various types of information while you utilize our services. The specifics of the data we collect depend on the circumstances and the particular service you’re using. Generally, the information collected by the company falls into three categories: data provided by users, data automatically tracked during navigation, and data acquired from other sources, collectively referred to as “Information.”

(a) User-Supplied Information

(i) Registration Details:

This includes basic contact information furnished by users on our website, such as name, mobile number, address, email, date of birth, demographic details, and preferences. For instance, when you register on our website or subscribe to our services, we collect this information. Additionally, if you choose to sign up using third-party accounts like Facebook or Twitter, we retrieve relevant information from those accounts to continue providing our services.

(ii) Subscription or Paid Service Data:

If you opt for any subscription or paid service, we may collect payment information, including credit card details, billing address, etc. This information is used to facilitate the requested services and manage your account. Note that payment information provided during in-app purchases is handled by platform providers.

(iii) Information about Others:

In certain cases, you might provide us with information about other individuals. It’s essential to ensure you have their permission to share their information with us and that they are aware of our privacy policy terms. By submitting information about others, you confirm that you are authorized to do so and that the individual has consented to the use, processing, and disclosure of their information.

(b) Automatically Tracked Information during Navigation

(i) Usage Tracking:

We automatically record data about your interaction with our services, including device information, internet connection details, and your actions on our platforms. This tracking is done through cookies, web server logs, and other electronic tools. The information gathered is used for various purposes, including analyzing user behavior and improving our services.

(ii) Log File Data:

When you access our services, we collect limited information about your device and internet connection. This includes details such as your IP address, device name, operating system, and browser type. Additionally, we may collect location data and unique identifiers associated with your device.

(iii) Clear GIFs:

We may use clear GIFs in emails to track email openings and measure traffic within our platforms. This helps us improve the quality and functionality of our services and provides insights to advertisers.

(c) Information from Other Sources

We may receive information about you from third-party sources, which we add to our records and handle according to our privacy policy. This includes demographic data and purchase information, which we use to tailor communications and promotions more effectively. Additionally, third-party advertisers may use cookies and other tools to display targeted advertisements based on your interests and browsing behavior.


We utilize the information we hold about you for our legitimate business interests, serving various purposes:

(i) Provision of Services:

We use your information to provide services and associated functionalities, either directly or through designated representatives or business partners. This includes fulfilling contractual obligations between us and you.

(ii) Payment Processing:

Information is used to verify and process payments for services subscribed to, purchased, or obtained from our websites, relying on the contractual relationship between us and you.

(iii) Authentication and Record-Keeping:

Your personal particulars are verified and recorded to authenticate your identity, ensuring secure communication. This may involve cross-referencing with information from other sources.

(iv) Market Research and Analysis:

We conduct market research and statistical analysis of website users, including user numbers, frequency of use, and user profiles. This analysis informs our business strategies, product enhancements, and targeted advertisements. Such information is shared with third parties in broad terms for business dealings. This processing is based on our legitimate business interests in analyzing service usage and improvement.

(v) Marketing and Promotions:

We may send you information, promotions, and updates, including marketing materials related to our services and those of selected third-party organizations. This is done with your consent and where we believe our services may be of interest to you.

(vi) Fraud Prevention and Safety:

Information is used to prevent fraud, illegal activities (including copyright infringement), and to block disruptive users, ensuring the safety of our service users. This processing aligns with our legitimate business interests in protecting our business against risks.

(viii) Enforcement of Terms of Service:

We use information to enforce our terms of service, protecting our legal rights and those of others.

If you prefer not to receive marketing or promotional materials from us, you can indicate your preference by ticking the relevant box on the information collection form, unsubscribing from electronic communications, or contacting us using the provided contact details.

Contact Details:

The Observer Post.

New Delhi, India



We request that you refrain from disclosing sensitive personal information through our services. This includes data related to racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religion, health, genetic characteristics, social security numbers, criminal background, and other sensitive details.


(a) Sharing with Group Companies and Affiliates:

We may share information with our employees, agents, officers, group companies, and affiliates for processing purposes.

(b) Sharing with Third Parties and Sponsors:

(i) Information may be shared with third parties in an anonymous and aggregate form for content development, service enhancement, and targeted advertising. Additionally, third-party providers may be engaged for site-related services.

(ii) Information shared through website features (e.g., news sharing) becomes public and is not governed by our privacy policy.

(c) Information via Third-Party Services:

Interactions with third-party embedded content (e.g., social sharing, recommended stories) may result in information collection by those services. Third-party advertising companies may also collect information for targeted advertising.

(d) Disclosure to Other Parties:

Information may be disclosed to unaffiliated third parties in cases such as legal compliance, protection of interests, enforcement of terms of service, investigation of illegal activities, provision of services, promotions, or proper operation of systems.

(e) Social Sharing:

Information may be shared for social sharing functionality if you connect your social media service account with our services. By doing so, you authorize us to share collected information with the social media service provider and other users.

(f) Sale or Transfer of Business:

In the event of a sale, transfer, or merger of our business, your information may be transferred to involved parties as part of the transaction.

(g) Other Purposes:

Information may be shared for purposes disclosed at the time of collection or with your consent.

(h) General Exceptions to Disclosures:

– Links to external websites are governed by their respective privacy policies.

– Personally identifiable information publicly available on social platforms is not considered sensitive.

– User-generated content posted on websites/apps becomes published content and is not subject to this privacy policy.

These exceptions are not exhaustive and may include exceptions available in law or otherwise.


Your personal information provided to the company is stored on secure servers with restricted access. We employ reasonable administrative, technical, personnel, and physical measures to protect personal information against unauthorized access, disclosure, or modification, and to maintain its integrity.

Access to your personal information is limited to those with a genuine business need, and recipients agree to process the information based on our instructions and in compliance with our privacy policy.

While we take steps to ensure the security of our database, we cannot guarantee its absolute security or the security of information transmitted over the Internet. Any transmission of information is at your own risk. Additionally, information posted in discussion areas is publicly available.

Our website may contain links to partner networks, advertisers, and affiliates, each with its own privacy policies and terms of use. We do not accept responsibility for these policies and terms.

Even after account cancellation, copies of some information may remain viewable in certain circumstances, such as information shared with social media services beyond our control. If you suspect a security breach, please notify us immediately.


Some uses and disclosures may involve transferring and processing your personal information to countries with different privacy protection levels. By submitting your information, you consent to such transfers, including to the United States. In some cases, authorities in other countries may access your information.


You have important rights, including:

a) Access and updating your information: You can access and update your information through the website or by contacting us.

b) Correction of mistakes: You can request correction of inaccurate or deficient information.

c) Erasure of information: You can request the erasure of your information in certain situations.

d) Restriction of processing: You can request the restriction of processing or object to processing in certain situations.

e) Data portability: You can receive your personal information in a structured, machine-readable format and transmit it to a third party in certain situations.

f) Object to automated decision-making: You can object to decisions made by automated means.

g) Other objections: You can object to our continued processing of your information in certain circumstances.

h) Other restrictions: You can request other restrictions on our processing of your information in certain circumstances.

To exercise these rights, provide us with enough information to identify you and specify the information to which your request relates. We may need to verify your identity before fulfilling your request. We will try to comply with your request as soon as reasonably practicable. Please note that certain data may be retained for record keeping purposes or legal requirements. Additionally, residual copies of deleted information may remain in our systems for a period of time.


Unless otherwise stated, we do not knowingly collect or store personal information from children under the age of 13. If you are 13 or under, please refrain from providing us with any information about yourself or others. We encourage you to seek guidance from your parent or guardian before using our services.

If you are a parent or guardian of a child under 16 and discover that your child has provided us with information without your consent, please contact us using the information provided below. We will promptly delete such information from our records.

For older children, depending on the service, we may also seek parental or guardian consent if you are under 18 years old.

Changes to This Privacy Policy:

We reserve the right to update or revise this Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes will be effective immediately upon posting the revised Privacy Policy on this page. We encourage you to review this Privacy Policy periodically for any updates.

Contact Us:

If you have any questions, concerns, or feedback regarding this Privacy Policy or our privacy practices, please contact us at

Last Updated: 19 March 2024