Privacy Policy

The domain name www.hbits.co (hereinafter referred to as "the said Website") is owned by hBits Online Platform Private Limited, a private limited company incorporated under the laws of India and having its registered office located in the State of Maharashtra (hereinafter referred to as “hBits”). For the purpose of this Privacy Policy, the term "You" or "User" shall mean any natural or legal person/entities including both Online and offline clients and the term "We", "Us", "Our" shall mean hBits and its affiliates and their service providers.

We know that you care how information about you is used and shared and we appreciate your trust in us to do that carefully and sensibly. This policy gives details of the information we may collect from you or that you may provide while using/accessing the website and the manner in which such information is collected, used, processed, disclosed and maintained. By accessing the said Website and any of its pages, you are agreeing to the clauses specified in these Terms.

We urge the user to read and understand the policy carefully. If you do not agree with our policies and our practices in the way we treat your information, you should immediately stop accessing and using the website. If you continue to use or access the said website, it shall constitute your agreement to this Privacy Policy and by accepting this Privacy Policy, you expressly consent to hbits’ use and disclosure of your personal information in accordance with this privacy policy.

This policy shall apply to all information you provide on the website and all information that hBits collects on the website including but not limited to any information you upload, emails that you exchange with us and other Users and any information submitted by you to us. Please refer to the detailed outline of the policy.

1. Information Collected

hBits may for the purpose of rendering its services, collect personal information such as:

  • Name, Gender, Residential / Correspondence Address, Telephone Number, Date of Birth, Marital Status, Email Address, IP address or Other Personal Information
  • Bank account or other payment instrument details
  • PAN, KYC, Signature and Photograph
  • Any other detail necessary or ancillary for providing services
  • Information provided by You on third party Websites and users’ information collected by hBits form the aforementioned websites/web pages from Third party websites.
hBits offers online platform for carrying out transactions that collect such personal data or information so as to process your financial and/or non-financial transaction requests. The information so collected may be shared with SEBI/ NSE/ BSE/Asset Management Companies of Mutual Funds/Registrar and transfer Agents/ Collecting Banks/ KYC Registration Agencies (KRAs) etc. solely for the purpose of processing your transaction requests or serving you better. The information so collected by hBits shall be shared by hBits with any Governmental and/or Judicial Agencies (eg. Police Authorities/investigating agencies like CBI, EOW etc.) as may be required by the law from time to time and if hBits is called upon to do so by following due process of law. hBits and/or its authorized agents shall not retain or store that information for longer than is required for the purposes, except in cases where the information may be used lawfully or is required under any other law for the time being in force. By agreeing to avail the service offered by hBits you have agreed to the collection and use of your Sensitive Personal Data or Information by hBits. You may always choose to refuse or withdraw your consent to share/disseminate your Sensitive Personal Data or Information by contacting the customer care. However, in such an event, you would no longer avail the services of hBits.

2. Log File Information Collected and Stored Automatically

Whenever you visit/log into our website just to browse, read pages or download information, We will automatically gather and store certain information about your visit. The kind of information that is gathered automatically includes, but is not limited to, the type of browser you are using (e.g. Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc.), the type of Operating System you are using (e.g. Windows or Mac OS), the domain name along with the IP address of your Internet Service Provider, the date and time of your visit and the pages on our website. This information cannot and does not identify you personally. We sometimes use this information to improve our website(s) design, content and primarily to give you a better browsing experience.

3. Updating or Reviewing Your Sensitive Personal Data or Information

You may upon written request to us review and rectify the sensitive personal data or information provided.

4. Reasonable Security Practices for Protecting Information

hBits uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. hBits cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to hBits and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission of information, hBits makes commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However, please note that this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards. To protect your privacy and security, hBits takes reasonable steps (such as requesting a unique password) to verify your identity before granting you access to your account. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information, and for controlling access to your email communications from hBits, at all times.

5. Links to Other Web Sites

Our website sometimes has links to other website(s) in the World Wide Web. The privacy policies of these website(s) are not under our control. Once you leave our servers, use of any information you provide is governed by the privacy policy of the operator of the site you are visiting. It is advisable to read their privacy policies for further information. Your browsing and interaction on any other Web site, including those that have links on our Website, is subject to that Website’s policies.

6. Children’s information

We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity. hBits does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 18. 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.

7. Changes to Our Privacy Policy

Please note that this policy may change from time to time for various reasons including, but not limited to, amendments in the relevant laws. If hBits changes its privacy policies and procedures, hBits will post those changes on hBits website to keep You/users aware/updated of what information hBits collects, how hBits uses it and under what circumstances hBits may disclose/transmit it. Changes to this Privacy Policy are effective when they are posted on this page. Please visit our website to keep yourself updated of any changes to this policy.

8. Reach us

If you have any questions, comments or grievances regarding this privacy policy, please contact us via email at info@hbits.com