Policy

This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is being used online. PII, as described in US privacy law and information security, is information that can be used on its own or with other information to identify, contact, or locate a single person, or to identify an individual in context. In this privacy policy page, 'We', 'Us', 'Our' must be read as 'netpoll.in'. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your Personally Identifiable Information in accordance with our website.

  What information do we collect from the users?

When registering on our site, as appropriate, we use federated identity based log in mechanism. Federated identity is related to single sign-on (SSO), in which user's single authentication ticket, or token, is trusted across multiple IT systems or even organizations and it would not be possible without some sort of federation. We only collect user name, picture, email from organizations (Google, Facebook) providing the identity - thus we only collect publicly available data.

  When do we collect information?

Here information can be categorized as personal identifiable information and other user inputs. We collect personal identifiable information when you Register / Log in on our site. On the other hand, We collect your inputs while you create a poll, vote for a poll, comment on our site and write a mail to us. We collect these information only with your consent as you accepted this policy while log in.

  How do we use your information?

We may use the information we collect from you when you Register / Log in, create a poll, vote for a poll, surf the website, or use certain other site features. We use the information to

⦿  personalize your experience with our website.

⦿  deliver the type of content in which you are most interested.

⦿  improve our website in order to better serve you.

⦿  improve our response to service requests.

  How do we protect your information?

Your information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all the information you supply is encrypted using a modern cipher suite - TLS 1.2 technology. Apart from these, we also use regular Malware Scanning. We implement a variety of security measures when a user log in, create / edit a poll, vote for a poll or accesses their information. It is our highest priority to maintain the safety of your personal information.

  How do we use cookies?

A cookie is a small file that can be placed on your device that allows us to recognise and remember you. It is sent to your browser and stored on your computer's hard drive or tablet or mobile device. When you visit our sites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology.

As a cookie based poll system, NetPoll use cookies extensively for voting purpose. For each and every poll your vote is stored in your own device inside a cookie. We also use cookies for authentication process. But We do not store any tracking information in our server.

NetPoll also uses few third party cookies. They are listed below:

⦿  Google uses security cookies to authenticate users, prevent fraudulent use of login credentials, and protect user data from unauthorized parties. You can check Google's policy of cookie usage from our LOG IN page.

⦿  We use Google Analytics, an online analytic service of Google Inc. ("Google") to create reports about website-activity for the website-operator. The information about your use of our website (including your IP-address) generated by the cookie will be transmitted to and stored on a Google-server in the USA.

⦿  One Signal push notification service uses cookies to track subscription status, delivery of notification.

It is also possible to stop your browser from accepting cookies altogether by changing your browser's cookie settings. You can usually find these settings in the "options" or "preferences" menu of your browser.

  Do we send mails?

We usually send mails only for essential or critical communication like these -

•  Welcome message on joining
•  Change in policy
•  New updates/features
•  Support communications

Below are the guide-lines we strictly follow while sending mails.

⦿  We do not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.

⦿  Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.

⦿  Honor unsubscribe/resubscribe requests quickly. Maximum 15 days to serve.

  Poll Policy

⦿  All 'PUBLIC' polls must be written in only 'ENGLISH' language.

⦿  'PUBLIC' polls must not contain any material which can be categorised as any of these -

•  Obscene or Sexual
•  Distressing or threatening
•  Offensive or Hateful to a group
•  Offensive or Hateful to public figures
•  Offensive or Hateful to a belief
•  Severely disgusting and distasteful
•  False and Misleading information
•  Against government policy
•  Malicious or harmful script
•  Meaningless or gibberish content

⦿  We check new 'PUBLIC' polls randomly on daily basis. If found anything like above we will remove the poll and mark the user for policy violation or permanently block the account.

⦿  Generally 'PRIVATE' polls are not subjected for any scrutiny. But if a user raises concern about the content of a 'PRIVATE' poll, we will treat the 'PRIVATE' poll as a 'PUBLIC' poll and all 'PUBLIC' poll policies will be applicable to that 'PRIVATE' poll.

⦿  Do not link copyright protected images on either 'PUBLIC' or 'PRIVATE' polls. We do not take any responsibility if a user commits such copyright violation. We can only remove the image link if the image owner complains with proof of ownership.

⦿  Our polls do not guarantee 100% accurate data. So using any information for academic or scientific use is totally discouraged. Use our statistics with your own responsibility. Neither NetPoll and it's services nor the creator of the poll can be held accountable.

⦿  NetPoll uses cookie based voting system. We take no responsibility if someone uses any client-side script or third party software to manipulate the results.

  Contact Us

If there is any question regarding this policy, you may contact us HERE

# Updated on 26-11-2021
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