PRIVACY POLICY


The user agrees that by entering this website either directly or from any third party website, the user shall be automatically be governed by this privacy policy of THG Publishing Private Limited (THG PPL).


THG PPL hosts several online publications including "The Hindu", "Business Line", "Sportstar", "Frontline", etc., which can be accessed through The Hindu Group's main website or any such site being developed by THG PPL or its allied companies. This privacy policy is applicable to all of THG PPL's current and future "Online Publications"..


User agrees that usage/browsing of the "Online Publications" may lead to the user's device information, visits to and use of this website (including [IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views, website navigation, pixel tag, etc [hereinafter to be referred to as "information"] being accessible to THG PPL and/or third party..


A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on the user's computer's hard drive. Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving cookies from the "Online Publications" on the user's computer's hard drive the user should take necessary steps within the user's web browsers security settings to block all cookies from the "Online Publications"..


Traffic log cookies may be used to identify which pages are being seen/ used to analyse data about web page traffic. THG PPL uses this information for statistical analysis purposes. Overall, cookies are made to provide the user with a better website, by enabling THG PPL to monitor which pages the user finds useful and which the user does not. .


THG PPL website may contain links to enable the user to visit other websites of interest like the social plug-ins [viz. Facebook, Google Plus, Pinterest etc]. However, once the user shares/ uses these links THG PPL does not have any control over other websites. Therefore THG PPL shall not be liable and/or responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which the user provides whilst visiting such sites. Such sites are not governed by this privacy policy. The user should exercise caution and look at the privacy policy applicable to the website in question..


THG PPL may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the platform in question. User is advised before using such social sharing buttons that user does so at user's own discretion. Social media and other platforms may track and save user's request to share a web page respectively through user's social media platform and other accounts..


User is invited to submit user comments, questions, ideas, reviews or any other information concerning THG PPL and the website's contents, provided user understands that such comments will be subject to moderation. THG PPL reserves the right to reject, remove or edit such content. All such submissions should not be illegal, obscene, threatening, defamatory or infringing on privacy or on intellectual property rights of others or against public policy..


User might be required to submit contact information like name, email address, mobile number, etc., which might be used by THG PPL to send out promotional materials, offers and other information to the user which THG PPL deems as necessary and beneficial to the user. THG PPL might promote third party information including products and services of such third party which THG PPL deems as beneficial to users but, in no circumstance, shall the user’s information be available to such third parties. Users revealing personal information on such third party websites is not under our direct control and hence THG PPL shall not be liable for any loss of privacy resulting from revealing personal information in such websites. THG PPL shall not be liable to the type of information thus being broadcasted to the user from the third party..


In the event of any grievances user can contact the grievance officer at web.thehindu@thehindu.co.in or write to us at the following address.


THG Publishing Private Limited
No. 859&860 Anna Salai,
Chennai-600002
India.


THG PPL may change the above mentioned contact information without prior notice to any user (subscribed/unsubscribed/browsing/trial)..


THG PPL may change this policy from time to time by updating this page without intimation and shall be applicable to you. User should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are aware of the applicable privacy policy .


The Courts in Chennai in India shall have the exclusive jurisdiction to the exclusion of other courts and applicable law shall be Indian Law..