Thank you for using SmartSMS!
SmartSMS is committed to the security and protection of personal information and data of our Users.
SmartSMS complies with all regulations on the protection of personal information specified in laws and regulations applicable to information and communication service providers. The personal information policy of the services of SmartSMS is as follows:
SmartSMS collects data important to operate effectively and provide best experience to our users.
A. Personal Details: In order to create a user profile, we may collect the information you provide during the sign-up process. You may register with Your e-mail ID and Phone Number. Additional information that You may be required to give during the sign-up process can include, but is not limited to, name, age, and gender. SmartSMS may supplement the information provided by You with information from third parties and add it to the information provided by You e.g. demographic information and additional contact information that is publicly available
If you chose to SKIP registration (or Press YES on the pop-up for proceeding without registration), we will collect the device level information and your email id to create an identity for you.
B. Device Information: When You install and use the Services, SmartSMS will collect personal information from You. This information may include but is not limited to device ID or unique identifier; device manufacturer and type; device and hardware settings; SIM card usage; applications installed on your device; advertiser ID; operating system; operator; IMEI; usage statistics and default communication applications.
C. Information from SMS: WE DO NOT COLLECT OR STORE ANY PERSONAL SMS, ACCOUNT NUMBERS OR OTP MESSAGES (SMS/Messages that we understand as OTP messages). We may however collect non-personal SMS, in aggregated and anonymized way (i.e. without identifying you as a user), including but not limited to transactional SMS, like Movie Bookings, Flight Bookings, Train Bookings, Payments Made / Received, Policy Reminders, Mobile/DTH Recharge, Bill Payments, etc. for research & development purposes and giving you a better experience of the app, also in order to always show you the updated information.
D. User Preferences: Whenever you mark an SMS as Spam we will save this data for improving all future interactions with the App.
SmartSMS may use the personal information collected to provide, maintain, improve, analyse and personalize the Services to its Users. More specifically, SmartSMS may use such information to:
1. Account creation: We use the information You provide to register You to use Our service and create an account on SmartSMS.
2. Provide A Great Personalized Experience on SmartSMS App:
3. For Research & Development Purposes
4. Analyse Statistical Data from Services:
5. Personalized Advertising and Communication:
6. Prevention of Fraudulent Activities:
We do not share your personal information with companies, organizations and individuals outside of SmartSMS & its partner companies unless one of the following circumstances applies:
1. With your consent
2. For external processing
2. For Legal Reasons
We may share non-personally identifiable information with our partners like publishers, advertisers or connected sites. For example, we may share information publicly to show trends about the general use of our services.
Personally identifiable information may be transferred as an asset in connection with a merger or sale (including any transfers made as part of an insolvency or bankruptcy proceeding) involving all or part of our business or as part of a corporate reorganization, stock sale, or other change in control. Your visit and any dispute over privacy are subject to this policy and our terms and conditions, including limitations on damages.
The information that we collect, including information obtained from third parties, is shared with our affiliates, meaning other companies owned, controlled or are in partnership with SmartSMS.
Any information you provide directly to a third party merchant; website or application is not covered by this privacy notice. We are not responsible for the privacy or damage caused to you or security practices of merchants or other third parties with whom you choose to share your personal information directly. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any third party to whom you choose to share your personal information directly.
Once your information is in our possession we adhere to strict security guidelines, protecting it against unauthorized access, however we do not take responsibility for any damage due to unauthorised use or access to your personal information by your own fault or failure in protecting your personal information.
The GDPR takes effect on May 25, 2018, and is intended to protect the data of European Union (EU) citizens.
Please note that usage of SmartSMS App is limited to users within India only. Only users with valid & active Indian mobile number should download and install this app, as registration on the app requires the same and you can not register with a mobile number that does not belong to India. You should not use our app outside India.
Do not access or use our Services by any means or technology which conceals your actual geo-location or is unable to provide accurate details of the location.
As part of our efforts to provide you better access and control over the information which we collect and process about you, we require you to download and use the latest version of the App (app version 0.5.6.5 or above).
If you continue to use an older version of the App, we would not be responsible or liable for collection, storage and processing of your information. You are required to update to the most current version of the App.
In the event you have any grievance relating to the processing of information provided by you, you may contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org