We do not knowingly collect personal information from individuals who are under the minimum required ages specified herein. You must be at least 16 years old or the age of majority in your jurisdiction, whichever is greater, to use our services. Individuals under the applicable age may use our services only through a parent or legal guardian's account and with their involvement.
We may ask for and you may choose to provide the below information, which may include Personal Information, when you use or register for the Gudsho Service and create a subscription account, upload content to or via the Platform, use any of the features or services available on the Platform or contact us directly:
Age or date of birth
user-generated content including comments, photos or videos which you choose to upload or broadcast on the Platform
Other profile information, such as social media account information and profile image (where feature is available) your phone and social network contacts, with your permission information to verify an account such as a form of identification (if requested) any other information that you may otherwise choose to provide us.
We collect this information when you enter it while using our Platform. In some cases, where you access our Platform service available via mobile devices, Smart TVs.
We may track certain information about the content viewed and your visit to our Platform. This information may include the platform that you just visited, your computer browser information, your mobile phone OS version.
We may obtain your Personal Information from other sources such as third-parties or other subscribers of the Platform.
If you choose to link, connect or login to our Platform using a social media platform like Facebook, or Google the social media platform may send us your profile and social information such as Email ID, Name, friend's social information, etc.
We may also receive information about you from third parties but will only do so where we have assurances that you have given your permission.
We will only collect and process Personal Information about You where we have lawful basis to do so. Our lawful basis for processing your Personal Information will vary depending on your country, the context in which we collect and use it and the following examples give you as a guide as to which basis we think applies (but if the context changes or other circumstances arise then the lawful basis may also change).
Our primary purpose in collecting your information, including Personal Information from you is to deliver the personalized user experience and the various features.
Please note that should you choose to not provide us consent to collect your information, including Personal Information, we may not be able to perform the contract with you.
Register you on our Platform and create a subscription account or give you guest access, Allow you to Sign Up/ Log In using social media accounts like Facebook etc., Provide you with customer or technical support including addressing support queries related to, but not limited to, payment processing, or to diagnose any problems with our servers etc.
Determine your geographic location, to provide you localized content including advertisements, personalized viewing recommendations, allow you to continue watching previous content at another time or on another streaming device, and to determine your Internet service provider to troubleshoot a technical issue, and help us quickly and efficiently respond to inquiries and requests;
If you are a traveler visiting various countries around the world and avail the Platform's services, then we will determine your location using your IP address to determine the relevant Disney+ Hotstar Services which may be offered to you;
To provide you with a personalised service and experience; we do this by linking some or all of your Personal Information with your activity on our Platform across all your streaming devices and associating and storing this information with a unique platform generated identifier that is generated for each user (guest as well as registered user).
When a guest user subsequently registers and creates an account, the information and data relating to such user's past activities gets added to and associated to the registered account.
When you agree to share your precise location based on GPS data, we will combine this information with other information that you provide to us on the Gudsho Service to provide personalised content and advertisements with better accuracy basis your geographic location e.g. you may see more regional content recommendations or advertisements for local establishments, when you share your precise location based on GPS data;
When you agree to share information pertaining to the applications frequently used by you on your device, we will combine this information with other information that you provide to us on the Gudsho Service, to display advertisements that are more relevant to your interest areas e.g. if you frequently use applications related to sporting events, we may serve advertisements of companies or products related to sporting events; and
When you agree to share information pertaining to the content you are exposed to on the apps, we may use this information along with other information that you provide us on the Gudsho, to provide you with personalized content similar to those you watch on television. We may also use this information to serve advertisements more relevant to you as well to understand and analyze your exposure to ads on other platforms to demonstrate the effectiveness of our Platform.
Or otherwise whenever the law requires us to get your permission or where we have stated we may seek your permission in this Privacy Notice.
To make a purchase, you may need to provide a valid payment method (e.g., credit card or PayPal account). Your payment information will be collected and processed by our authorized payment vendors. We do not directly collect or store credit or debit card numbers ourselves in the ordinary course of processing transactions. If we allow purchase through a third-party platform (i.e. in-app purchase), the payment method stored with the third-party platform will be charged.
If you wish to sell items or earn money from advertising through our services, you must provide an account to receive funds and tax information, which may include your name, address, and taxpayer identification number.
Accountholders may create an account and upload content such as movies, web series, TV Shows, videos, etc.. Your profile may display information about you and your activities. This information may be accessed by others. Your videos may be viewed and otherwise accessed by others, and associated metadata (e.g., titles, descriptions, tags, etc.) are viewable by others. Your interactions with other users (e.g., comments, "likes," private messages) may be seen by others. You may choose to limit the availability of your profile and videos. For more details, see Section 9.
You may submit data to us for limited purposes such as requesting customer support; answering a questionnaire; participating in a study or survey; entering contests or sweepstakes; or signing up to receive communications from us or another user.
We may use your data for the following purposes:
Identification and authentication: We use your data to verify you when you access your account. Operating our services: We use your data to provide our services, process and fulfill orders, provide customer support, and to otherwise comply with our contractual obligations to you. We (and/or our third-party vendors) use your financial information to process purchases made by you and to pay you amounts you have earned.
Communicating with you: We use your data when we communicate with you (e.g., when we respond to customer support or other inquiry).
Improving our services: We use your data to understand how our services are being used and how we can improve them. In general, we analyze aggregated data, rather than specific user data. We may, however, need to analyze a specific case to address a specific problem (e.g., a bug that affects only a few accounts).
Customizing your experience: We use your data to personalize the service to you. This may include remembering your preferences for language or volume or displaying videos that you might enjoy, based upon your viewing choices.
Marketing and advertising: We use your data to show you ads on third-party sites. We may also use your data in delivering third-party advertisements to you. This may include "targeted ads" based upon your activities.
Exercising our rights: Where reasonably necessary, we use your data to exercise our legal rights and prevent abuse of our service. For example, we may use your data to detect and prevent fraud, spam, or content that violates our Terms of Service.
Legal compliance: We use your data where we are legally required to do so. For example, we may need to gather your data to respond to a subpoena or court order.
Protecting your information: Where appropriate, we may anonymize, backup, and delete certain data.
We retain your data for as long as you have an account. When you close an account, we will delete its content, including its videos. We may retain logs of automatically collected information (for internal analytics and security purposes); your email address; your tax information; communications with you; and your transactional information (for auditing, tax, and financial purposes). When we no longer have a business reason for retaining data, we will delete or anonymize it.
If we receive legal process pertaining to your account, we will retain your data for as long as we in good faith believe is necessary to comply with the legal process. Similarly, if we believe that your account has been involved in wrongdoing, we may preserve your data to defend or assert our rights.
If you close or request that we close your account, we'll delete or anonymise your personal data so it no longer identifies you, unless we're required to keep something or we still need to use it for a legally justifiable reason.
Here are some examples of situations where we're legally allowed or required to keep some of your personal data:
if there's an unresolved issue relating to your account, such as an outstanding credit or unresolved claim or dispute
for our legal, tax, audit and accounting obligations
for our legitimate business interests such as fraud prevention or to maintain security.
We enable you to make numerous choices about your data:
You may choose not to provide us with certain information. For example, you may choose not to create an account or not to provide optional account information.
You may change your account and video privacy settings.
You may change or correct information voluntarily submitted to us. We encourage you to keep your data current by viewing your settings page.
You may opt out of receiving commercial emails from us. See Section 10 for more details.
You may close your account (which will delete all videos) or delete certain videos.
As part of our services, we offer you the ability to limit the distribution of your content, including your videos. This section explains some of your choices.
Some of our online subscription plans enable you to "hide" your profile or otherwise make it inaccessible on our website. Your profile will, however, remain accessible to persons who have access to your account or content.
We enable you to manage the privacy settings of your videos. On gudsho.com, for example, your options, which depend on your subscription plan, may include:
If you create an account, you may receive commercial emails from us. This includes newsletters and offers. You may always opt out from receiving commercial messages in your account settings. Please note that any opt-out request may take several days to process and you will continue to receive transactional emails from us (e.g., emails confirming transactions and/or providing information about your account).
We're committed to protecting our user's personal data. We implement appropriate technical and organizational measures to help protect the security of your personal data. However, be aware that no system is ever completely secure.
We have implemented various safeguards including pseudonymization, encryption such as Transport Layer Security (TLS) and AES, access, and retention policies to guard against unauthorized access and unnecessary retention of personal data in our systems. In addition, personal data stored in our computer systems are secured by physical security measures.
To protect your user account, we encourage you to:
Use a strong password that is unique to your Gudsho account
Never share your password with anyone
Limit access to your computer and browser
Log out once you have finished using the Gudsho Service on a shared device
Read more detail on protecting your account
You can log out of Gudsho in multiple places at once by using the "Sign out everywhere" function on your account page.
If other individuals have access to your Gudsho account (for example if you've given them permission to use your account on a shared device), then they can access personal data, controls, and the Gudsho Service available in your account.
It's your responsibility to only provide individuals with permission to use your account where you're comfortable sharing this personal data with them. Anyone else's use of your Gudsho account may impact your personalized recommendations and be included in your data download.
You may receive other people's data in using our service. If you receive information from other users, you must comply with all laws, including those concerning privacy, data security, and online marketing.
Location of Data
GUDSHO is based in India. We provide services globally using computer systems, servers, and databases located in Chennai, India.
All the videos and other content (such as banner, cover, thumbnail images, and product descriptions) must adhere to these content policy guidelines, which may change over time. We own the right to make decisions about whether the content is suitable. In an effort to give a great customer experience, we may prefer not to offer any content or otherwise limit its availability.
We have the right to decide the appropriateness of all content proposed for publication on the service. The content titles carrying persistent or graphic sexually explicit or violent acts, gratuitous nudity, and/or erotic themes ("adult content") are not acceptable for inclusion in the GUDSHO catalog.
For any questions, inquiries, or complaints relating to your privacy, please contact us at:
Kamak Towers, No.12 A, (SP) 6th floor, South Phase,
SIDCO Industrial Estate, Guindy, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu 600032.