Cookies Policy

We strive to make your browsing experience on our Website more convenient and meaningful. For this, whenever you visit our Website, our web server sends a cookie to your computer, mobile device, or any other device that you are using.

This cookie policy ("Cookie Policy") is to inform you how and when we use cookies and similar technologies on Swabhiman’s website ("Website"). This Cookie Policy is a supplementary agreement to our Privacy Policy and we advise you to carefully go through it.

Like most websites, our servers automatically collect certain technical information when you visit our Websites such as your Internet Protocol address, browser type, the referring URL, browser language, time of your visit to our Website, and your geo coordinates. We also collect information about your activities on the Website, such as the pages you access.

These technologies help our Website function, allow us to understand how you use our services, assist us with our promotional efforts, and have several purposes that you can read about in this Cookie Policy.

Certain cookie technologies are employed to make the Website function for its intended purpose and are essential for us to provide you with our Services and fulfill the aim of our interaction with you.

1. Acceptance

1.1 When and where required by the law, we ask you on your first visit the Website whether or not you consent to the use of cookies and similar technologies on the Website, and if you accept, we shall use these technologies.

1.2 Moreover, by choosing to use our Website after having been notified of our use of cookie technologies through this Cookie Policy, you give your consent to such use.

1.3 If you do not consent to the use cookies as described in this Cookie Policy, you may disable their use. However, if you do disable cookies, kindly note that the performance of the Website may be affected and you may not be able to take advantage of our Services to the fullest.

2. Cookies

2.1 Cookies are small pieces of information that are issued to your web browser from a server when you visit a website or access or use a mobile application. These cookies are stored in your browser's cache and allow a website or a third party to recognize your browser. They store and sometimes track information about your use of the websites you visit.

2.2 There are three primary types of cookies:

2.2.1 Session cookies are specific to your every visit and carry information as you view different pages so that the server retains your certain information and does not treat you like a completely new visitor on your every subsequent visit, for instance, you will not have to re-enter your information every time you change pages or attempt to checkout. Session cookies either expire and delete themselves immediately or within a few seconds of the user leaving the Website or closing the web browser.

2.2.2 Persistent cookies are used to track you and your interaction with our Website. This helps us to remember certain information about your preferences for viewing the Website. Persistent cookies are stored on your browser cache or mobile device until you choose to delete them, or otherwise delete themselves at expiration.

2.2.3 Third-party cookies are placed by third parties on the Website who are delivering services on our behalf. They may gather browsing activity across multiple websites and across multiple sessions. As the name suggests, they are persistent and are usually stored until you delete them or they expire based on the time set in each such third-party cookie.

 

3. Purposes

3.1 We use the information we get from these tools to better your experience on our Website. For example, we may use cookies or other technologies for the purpose of:

3.1.1 Security and Authentication: In order to ensure and check that Swabhiman is safe for its users, some cookie and similar technology functions are essential for purposes such as maintaining the security, safety, and integrity of the site, authentication and logging into Swabhiman and ensuring the ability to securely complete your transactions. We also use cookies to track common usage patterns of the Website. For instance, cookies can help us in identifying and imposing additional security measures when someone attempts to access a user account on our Website without authorization by guessing passwords multiple times. 

3.1.2 Account and User Preferences: Some technologies are used to make things convenient for the users by remembering their user account details and preferences over time, such as to remember or not remember your account on your subsequent visits to our Website, subject to your consent, keeping track of your choices and feedbacks, and customizing content based on how you use the Website.

3.1.3 Social Networks: We use certain social networking services’ plugins and cookies to make it easier for you to log in to your other accounts, share content, and so that we can track usage of the Website.

3.1.4 Performance and Analytics: We use some technologies to help us provide performance data on how the Services are functioning to better ourselves and the Services. For instance, certain data informs us how the Services are used or help us to detect and gather information about bugs to help Swabhiman work better.

4. Other Technologies

4.1 Like many other websites, Swabhiman uses, in addition to cookies, other similar technologies to collect information and make our Website better for your future experience. Such other technologies include, but are not limited to, web beacons, social widgets, and UTM codes.

5. Managing Cookie Technologies

5.1 Most web and mobile device browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer, you can reset your browser settings to refuse all cookies or to notify you each time a cookie is sent.  However, some of the features of the Website or Services may not function properly without the use of cookies.

5.2 You can learn more about cookies on  www.allaboutcookies.org, which has additional information on cookies and how to block cookies using different types of browsers or mobile devices.

5.3 You may also consult the "Help" section, found on the toolbar of most browsers, for more information on how to receive a notification whenever you are sent a new cookie and how to turn cookies off. You can manage the use of flash technologies as well, including cookies and local storage objects with the Flash management tools which are available at Adobe's website.

6. Third-Party Tools

There are certain third parties that provide browser plug-ins and apps that can help provide you information on, restrict or block third-party cookies, web beacons, and other similar technologies. Note that the use of these plugins may impact our functionality and your experience using our Website. Swabhiman has no control over such third-party tools and shall not be liable for any harm or damage caused by them.

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