1. Information We Collect:
1.1 Personal Information: When you register with The Village, we may collect personal information such as your name, email address, location, and demographic details. This information is necessary for account creation and to provide you with tailored support and services.
1.2 User Contributions: The Village encourages users to share their experiences and engage in discussions. Any information or content you voluntarily provide, including posts, comments, or personal stories, may be collected and stored on our platform.
1.3 Usage Data: We collect information about your usage of The Village, including your interactions, preferences, and activities on the platform. This data helps us enhance and personalise your experience and improve our services.
2. Use of Collected Information:
2.1 Service Provision: We use the information collected to deliver The Village's services, including providing personalised support, facilitating interactions between users, and offering relevant resources and recommendations.
2.2 Communication: We may use your email address to send you updates, newsletters, and information about The Village's activities, events, or relevant resources. You can opt-out of these communications at any time.
2.3 Improving Services: Collected data enables us to analyse usage patterns, identify trends, and improve our platform's functionality, content, and user experience.
2.4 Legal Compliance: We may use your information to comply with legal obligations, respond to legal requests or disputes, and protect the rights, safety, and well-being of our users and The Village.
3. Data Security:
3.1 Safeguarding Measures: The Village implements appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction of user information. However, no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.
4. Third-Party Sharing:
4.1 Service Providers: We may engage trusted third-party service providers to assist with delivering our services. These providers have access to personal information solely for the purpose of performing their functions and are obligated to protect the confidentiality and security of the data.
4.2 Legal Requirements: We may share user information in response to legal processes, court orders, or governmental requests, or as otherwise required by applicable laws and regulations.
4.3 Consent: We will not disclose your personal information to third parties for marketing purposes without your explicit consent.
5.User Choices and Rights:
5.1 Access and Control: You have the right to access, update, correct, or delete your personal information. You can manage your account settings and preferences within The Village platform or by contacting our support team.
6. Children’s Privacy:
The Village is intended for use by adults and does not knowingly collect personal information from individuals under the age of 18. If we become aware that we have inadvertently collected personal information from a child, we will take steps to delete the information as soon as possible.
8. Contact Us:
About The Village: Supporting Single Parents in India
At The Village, we are dedicated to build a one-stop shop providing support and resources to single parents across India, and also to parents of Indian descent living anywhere in the world.
We understand the unique challenges and responsibilities that single parents face and aim to create a nurturing and empowering community where they can find understanding, guidance, and a sense of belonging.