Privacy Policy

Hyderabad Angels’ mobile application/s/ website/ any other electronic medium of communication (“Communication Medium”) is for the users of; owned and operated by Hyderabad Angels (hereafter “HA”). The terms We, Us, HA or Our, wherever used refer to Hyderabad Angels, which expression shall mean and include its affiliates, successors and permitted assigns. We are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This Policy constitutes a legal agreement between You, as the user of the Communication Medium, and HA, as the owner of the Communication Medium. This Policy has been drafted in compliance with the applicable data protection rules and regulations of India and shall by inference include and comply with any amendments thereto unless expressly excluded.

By voluntarily providing us with the information requested, you are consenting to its provision (including any information that may qualify as personally identifiable information) and our use thereof in accordance with this policy.

1. Applicability

This privacy policy (Policy) describes Our policies and procedures on the collection, use, storage and disclosure of any information including, business or personal information provided by You (You/r) while using Our Communication Medium.

Your use of the Communication Medium will be governed by this Policy in addition to the Terms of Use as applicable to You. The Policy together with the Terms of Use are referred to as the Documents.

During your association with HA, you may be required to execute certain other commercial agreements (Commercial Agreements), and such Commercial Agreements shall govern Your business relationship with HA as per the terms thereof. In the event of any conflict between such agreement and the terms enforced under this Policy, the terms of this Policy shall prevail.

2. Collection of Information

HA will use the information provided by You only in for the purposes described in the Policy and in accordance with the Documents.

During Your use of Our Communication Medium, we may collect and process such information from You, including but not limited to:

  1. Information that You provide to Us by filling in forms on our Communication Medium. This may include personally identifiable information such as name, e-mail address, mailing address, phone number, financial information etc., Unique identifiers such as user name, account number, password and preferences information such as favourites lists, transaction history etc.;
  2. Information relating to Your business that may be used by Us on the Communication Medium or otherwise as agreed to for Our analysis for further engagement. This information will generally not be used with an identification of individual users or individual businesses. Transparency of a user and business information related to an identifiable business is restricted to recipient users associated with HA who have been specifically authorized to view such information by the originating and authorizing user;
  3. Information that You provide when You write directly to Us (including by e-mail);
  4. Information that You provide to Us over the telephone. We may make and keep a record of the information You share with us;
  5. Information relating to logs is automatically reported by Your browser each time You access a web page. When You use our Communication Medium, Our servers automatically record certain information that Your phone sends whenever You visit our Communication Medium.

3. Cookies

“Cookies” are small files that reside on Your phones’ hard drive and generally contain an anonymous unique identifier and are accessible only by the Communication Medium that placed them there and not any other sites.

We may collect information about Your general internet usage by using a cookie file which is

stored on the hard drive of Your phone. Cookies help Us improve Our Communication Medium and deliver a better and personalized service. Cookies enable Us:

  1. to estimate Our user’s size and usage pattern;
  2. to store information about Your preferences, and allow Us to customize Our Communication Medium per Your interests;
  3. to speed up Your searches;
  4. to recognize You when You return to Our Communication Medium.

You may refuse to accept Cookies by activating the setting on Your browser which allows You to refuse the setting of Cookies. However, if You select this setting You may be unable to access certain parts of Our Communication Medium. Unless You have adjusted Your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, Our system may issue Cookies when You log on to our Communication Medium.

The use of Cookies by Our partners, affiliates, advertisers or service providers is not covered by the Policy.

HA may use the services of certain third parties, for the purpose of operating and administering the Communication Medium. Such third-party service providers may collect the information sent by You as part of a web page request, including Cookies and your IP address and such information will be governed by the privacy policies of the third-party service providers.

4. Use of the Information

We may use the information provided by You in the following ways, viz:

  1. monitor, improve and administer Our Communication Medium;
  2. conduct research and analysis;
  3. analyze how the Communication Medium is used, diagnose service or technical problems, maintain security;
  4. remember information to help You efficiently access the Communication Medium;
  5. monitor aggregate metrics such as total number of viewers, visitors, traffic, and demographic patterns;
  6. to confirm Your identity in order to ensure that You are eligible to Use the Communication Medium.
  7. to ensure that content from Our Communication Medium is presented in the most effective manner based upon Your interests;
  8. to contact You to ensure user satisfaction with respect to Your use of the Communication Medium;
  9. to provide You with information that You request from Us, where You have consented to be contacted for such purposes;
  10. to carry out Our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between You and Us;
  11. to notify You about changes on Our Communication Medium;
  12. to enable Us to comply with Our legal and regulatory obligations;
  13. We may also use Your information, and/ or permit selected third parties including service providers, on the Communication Medium, with Your prior consent, to use Your information or provide You with such information which may be of interest to You and We and/ or they may contact You about the same. If You agree to be so contacted by the third parties, any information You provide to such third parties may be read, collected, and used by them. Notwithstanding the abovementioned, You may choose to stop receiving such information from the third parties by writing to Us at

5. Disclosure of Information

We will share Your information with third parties only in such manner as described below:

  1. HA may share Your information with third parties, and in such an event, the third parties’ use of Your information will be bound by the Policy. We may store information in locations outside the direct control of HA control (for instance, on servers or databases co-located with hosting providers).
  2. We may disclose Your information to any member of the network
  3. In the event that We, sell or buy any business or assets, we may disclose Your information, to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets. User, e-mail, and visitor information are generally one of the transferred business assets in these types of transactions. We may also transfer or assign such information in the course of corporate divestitures, mergers, or dissolution
  4. We may disclose Your information to third-party service-providers solely in the course of their provision of services to Us. We will take reasonable precautions to ensure that these service providers are obligated to maintain the confidentiality of Your information.
  5. We may disclose Your information if We are under a duty to do so in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply Our Terms of Use, or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Us, Our users, or others. This includes exchanging information with other companies and organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
  6. We may disclose Your information to governmental and other statutory bodies who have appropriate authorization to access the same for any specific legal purposes.
  7. We may share Your Information with our members, advisors, consultants, directors, employees (without limitation). We strongly recommend You not to share any sensitive and/or competitive information that may compromise the confidentiality of Your proposition.

6. Your Choices about Your Information

You may decline to submit identifiable information through the Communication Medium, in which case You may not be allowed to access certain features/parts of the Communication Medium. If You are a registered user, You may update or correct Your account information and e-mail preferences at any time by logging in to Your account. Alternatively, if You believe that any of Your information held by Us is inaccurate, You may write to Us at It is Your responsibility to ensure that any information You provide Us with remains accurate and updated.

We will retain and use Your information as necessary to comply with Our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce Our agreements.

If You wish to subscribe to Our newsletter(s), We will use Your name and e-mail address to send the newsletter to You. However, You may choose to stop receiving Our newsletters by following the instructions to unsubscribe as included in these e-mails or you can contact us at

7. Storage and Security

As a registered user with an account and a password, You are responsible for keeping Your password confidential.

All information You provide to Us is stored on Our secure servers whether outside or within India.

HA uses commercially reasonable safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of Your information against loss, theft, unauthorized access, disclosure, reproduction, use or amendment.

The information that We collect from You may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination inside or outside India. By submitting Your information on Our Communication Medium, You agree to this transfer, storing and/or processing. We will take such steps as we consider reasonably necessary to ensure that Your information is treated securely and in accordance with the Policy.

In using the Communication Medium, You accept the inherent security implications of data transmission over the internet and the world wide web cannot always be guaranteed as completely secure. Therefore, Your use of the Communication Medium will be at Your own risk.

We assume no liability for any disclosure of information due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third-party access or other acts of third parties, or acts or omissions beyond Our reasonable control and You agree that You will not hold Us responsible for any breach of security unless such breach has been caused as a direct result of Our gross negligence or wilful default.

In the event We become aware of any breach of the security of Your information, We will promptly notify You and take appropriate action to the best of Our ability to remedy such a breach.