Privacy Policy

Peepal Media, is a unique initiative to bring in fact, truth, reliable news to people. Justice, equity, truth are our
fundamental values.
We respect privacy of our viewers, readers and people that come to our media world. We do care about your
personal information. To ensure compliance with applicable privacy laws, we have laid down our Privacy Policy.
Our Privacy Policy is in compliance with relevant laws like – India Personal Data Protection Bill, 2019 and is in
compliance with the IT Amendment Act, 2008. This Privacy Policy applies to all your personal data processed by us,
whether in physical or electronic mode.
Please note- wherever the terms “we”, “us”, “our” and “ours” has been used, it refers to Odanaadi Media Private
Limited, a private limited company registered as per the Indian law (“Peepal Media”). The terms “you”, “your” and
“yours” refer to YOU (the individual whose personal data we are referring to).
We process any personal data we collect from you in accordance with the provisions of this Privacy Policy. Please
read the following carefully to understand our practices regarding your personal data. We may update this Privacy
Policy as and when required in compliance with the applicable law.
Peepal Media, accessible from, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors.
This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by Peepal Media and
how we use it.
If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact
This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the
information that they shared and/or collect in Peepal Media. This policy is not applicable to any information
collected offline or via channels other than this website.

  1. Consent
    By using our website, social media pages and services, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree
    to its terms.
  2. Information we collect:
    The personal information that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it,
    will be made clear to you at the point we ask you to provide your personal information.
    If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you such as your name, email
    address, phone number, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send us, and any
    other information you may choose to provide.
    When you register for an account, we may ask for your contact information, including items such as
    name, company name, address, email address, and telephone number.
    When you subscribe to our services, we collect your personal data such as contact details like your name
    and email address, financial data like payment details (this data is encrypted with the payment gateway
    service provider. Our access is limited to contact details, payment mode, and not details like the full card
    used and CVV number. That information is only with the payment gateway which is covered by RBI and
    financial regulators).

When you visit and browse through our website, we may collect personal data through online identifiers
and other technical data like IP address, transaction logs, and device details. These are features that are
standard across all websites.
When you register using your other accounts like on Facebook, Twitter, Gmail etc. we shall retrieve
Information from such account to continue to interact with you and to continue providing the Services.
We may use your Information to provide you with information, special offers, and promotions via various
means including e-mail. You may instruct us at any time not to use your personal Information covered by
this Privacy Policy to provide you with special offers and promotions.
In case you choose to decline to submit personal Information on the Website, we may not be able to
provide certain sites / content / apps / services / features to you. We will make reasonable efforts to
notify you of the same at the time of opening your account. In any case, we will not be liable and or
responsible for the denial of certain services to you for lack of you providing the necessary personal

  1. How we use your information
    We use the information we collect in various ways, including to:
  • Provide, operate, and maintain our website
  • Improve, personalize, and expand our website
  • Understand and analyze how you use our website
  • Develop new products, services, features, and functionality
  • Communicate with you, either directly or through one of our partners, including for customer
    service, to provide you with updates and other information relating to the website, and for
    marketing and promotional purposes
  • Send you emails
  • to handle enquiries and complaints.
  • to comply with legal or regulatory requirements.
  • to investigate, prevent, or act regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud and situations
    involving potential threats to the safety of any person.
  • Find and prevent fraud etc.,
  1. Sharing of your personal data
    We may share Information with:
  • our employees, agents, officers, group companies, the employees, agents and officers of such
    group companies and our affiliates (including affiliated websites under common ownership or
    control) for the purpose of processing Information on our behalf.
  • other group companies that are essential to hosting and distributing our content.
  • any subcontractors, agents or service providers who work for us or provide services or products
    to us.
  • law enforcement authorities, government authorities, courts, dispute resolution bodies,
    regulators, auditors, and any party appointed or requested by applicable regulators to carry out
    investigations or audits of our activities.
  • statutory and regulatory bodies, authorities (including the government) investigating agencies
    and entities or persons, to whom or before whom it is mandatory to disclose personal data as
    per the applicable law, courts, judicial and quasi-judicial authorities and tribunals, arbitrators
    and arbitration tribunals.
  1. Log Files

Peepal Media follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit
websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected
by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and
time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any
information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends,
administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

  1. Use of cookies and other tracking mechanisms
    a. We may use cookies and other tracking mechanisms on our website and other digital properties
    to collect data about you.
    b. Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are
    widely used to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information
    about your actions to the owners of the website.
    c. Most web browsers allow you some control of cookies through browser settings.
    d. Outlined below are the categories of cookies along with a description of what they are used for.
  • Strictly Necessary Cookies: These cookies are needed to run our website, to keep it secure, and
    to comply with regulations that apply to us.
  • – Functional Cookies: We may use functional cookies on our website. These cookies allow us to
    remember information you enter or choices you make (such as your username, language, or
    your region) and provide you with enhanced, more personalised features.
  • – Performance/Analytics Cookies: We may use performance/analytics cookies on our website.
    These cookies collect information about how visitors use our website and services, including
    which pages visitors go to most often and if they receive error messages from certain pages. It is
    used to improve how our website functions and performs.
  • Marketing Cookies: We may use marketing cookies on our website. These cookies help us
    decide which of our products, services and offers may be relevant for you. We may use this data
    to tailor what you see on websites and mobile apps, including social media. For instance, you
    may see our ads on other sites after you have been to our website.
    e. We may also use trackers (such as web beacons, tags and pixels) on our website and other digital
    properties to collect data about you.
    f. We may also collect personal data about you via our mobile app(s) via permissions in the app.
    This is primarily used to enhance the functionality of the app and to analyse it to serve you
  1. Our Advertising Partners
    Some of advertisers on our site may use cookies and web beacons. Each of our advertising partners has
    their own Privacy Policy for their policies on user data. We encourage you to read the privacy policies on
    the other websites you visit.
  2. Securing your personal data
    We are committed to protecting your personal data in our custody. We take reasonable steps to ensure
    appropriate physical, technical, and managerial safeguards are in place to protect your personal data from
    unauthorized access, alteration, transmission, and deletion. We ensure that the third parties who provide
    services to us under appropriate contracts take appropriate security measures to protect your personal
    data in line with our policies.
  3. Third Party Privacy Policies
    Peepal Media’s Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you
    to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It
    may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed
information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers’
respective websites.

  1. Cross-border data transfer
    Personal data we hold about you may be transferred to other countries outside of India for any of the
    purposes described in this Privacy Policy.
    Any personal data will be protected in accordance with this Privacy Policy as well as with adequate
    protections in place in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. In certain circumstances, courts,
    law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies or security authorities in those other countries will be
    entitled to access your information.
  2. Retention
    We will retain Information for the period necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy
    unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law.
    The criteria used to determine our retention periods include:
  • The length of time we have an ongoing relationship with you and provide the Services to you
    (for example, for as long as you keep using the Services)
  • Whether there is a legal obligation to which we are subject (for example, certain laws require us
    to keep records of your transactions for a certain period of time before we can delete them)
  • Whether retention is advisable considering our legal position (such as, for statutes of
    limitations, litigation or regulatory investigations)
  1. Children’s Information
    Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage
    parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.
    Peepal Media does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children. If you think
    that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us
    immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
  2. Notification of changes
    We regularly review, amend and update our Privacy Policy to ensure it is up-to-date and accurate. Any
    changes we may make to this Privacy Policy in future will be posted on this page.
  3. Your privacy rights
    You have a right to access the data that you have provided.  You also have a right to update or make
    corrections to data that you have provided. The accuracy of such data is solely your responsibility.  
    Effective as of October 2022.
    Contact us: For any further queries and complaints related to privacy, or exercising your rights, you could
    reach us at [email protected].
    Your access and use of services/ our website, social media pages shall mean that you have read,
    understand, acknowledge, and agree to be bound by this privacy policy. By accessing our social media
    pages, website and/or using services you also represent that you have the legal authority as per
    applicable law to accept the terms on behalf of yourself and/or any other person you represent in
    connection with your accessing of our website, social media pages and use of our services.