OPASA PRIVACY POLICY

We are committed to protecting the privacy of all visitors to the Website, including all visitors who access the Website or Service through any mobile application or other platform or device. Please read the following Privacy Policy which explains how we use and protect your information. By visiting and/or using the Service on the Website, you agree and, where required, you consent to the collection, use, storage, disclosure, and transfer of your information as set out in this policy.

1. INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT FROM YOU
1.1. When you visit the Website or use the Service to make an Order from a Restaurant through the Website, you may be asked to provide information about yourself including your name, address, contact details (such as telephone and mobile numbers and e-mail address) and payment information (such as credit or debit card information or mobile wallet like eSewa). We may also collect information about your usage of the Website and Service and information about you from the materials (such as messages and reviews) you post to the Website and the e-mails or letters you send to us. Your telephone calls to us may also be recorded for training and quality purposes.

1.2. By accessing Opasa information and/or the Website or Service using mobile digital routes such as (but not limited to) mobile, tablet, or other devices/technology including mobile applications, then you should expect that our data collection and usage as set out in this Privacy Policy will apply in that context too. We may collect technical information from your mobile device or your use of the Website or the Service through a mobile device, for example, location data and certain characteristics of, and performance data about, your device, carrier/operating system including device and connection type, IP address, mobile payment methods. Unless you have elected to remain anonymous through your device and/or platform settings, this information may be collected and used by us automatically if you use the Website or Service through your mobile device(s) via any Opasa mobile application, through your mobile's browser or otherwise.

2. USE OF YOUR INFORMATION
2.1. Your information will enable us to provide you with access to the relevant parts of the Website and to supply the Service. It will also enable us to bill you and enable us and/or a Restaurant with whom you have placed an Order to contact you where necessary concerning the Service. For example, we and/or the Restaurant may use your information to provide you with status updates or other information regarding your Order by e-mail, telephone, mobile, or mobile messaging (e.g. SMS). We will also use and analyze the information we collect so that we can administer, support, improve and develop our business, for any other purpose whether statistical or analytical and to help us prevent fraud. Where appropriate, now and in the future, you may have the ability to express your preferences around the use of your data as set out in this Privacy Policy and this may be exercised through your chosen method of using the Service, for example, mobile, mobile applications or any representation of the Website.

2.2. We may use your information to contact you for your views on the Service and to notify you occasionally about important changes or developments to the Website or the Service.

2.3. When you register with Opasa, you consent to Opasa using your personal information for direct marketing purposes to communicate with you by phone, email or SMS and, if you use our mobile application, via push notification, to tell you about offers, updates and our products and services that may be of interest to you.

You may choose to stop receiving direct marketing communications from a channel at any time by using the unsubscribe mechanism in the marketing communication itself. To opt-out of communications via email click the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of the email and to opt-out of communications by SMS reply with "STOP". You may also decline marketing messaging sent by push notifications by refusing the relevant permission to our app in your phone or tablet settings, however, this will also prevent you from receiving order updates via push. We may also disclose your information to help us analyze the information which we collect so that we can administer, support, improve and develop our business and services to you.

2.4. You agree that we may disclose personal information which we collect from you to other companies that also hold information about you. We may also collect personal information from those other companies. We and/or those companies may combine the information in order to better understand your preferences and interests, thereby enabling them and us to serve you better.

2.5 We may also disclose your information to help us or the police to investigate against abuse of our delivery drivers etc.

2.6. Please note that by submitting Reviews regarding the Website, Service, and/or Outlet/vendors, you consent to us to use such Reviews on the Website and in any marketing or advertising materials. We will only identify you for this purpose by your first name and the city in which you reside (and any other information that you may from time to time consent to us disclosing).

3. DISCLOSURE OF YOUR INFORMATION
3.1. The information you provide to us will be transferred to and stored on our servers which may be in or outside Nepal.

3.2. The third parties with whom we share your information may undertake various activities such as processing credit card payments and providing support services for us. In addition, we may need to provide your information to any Outlet/vendors that you have placed an Order with so as to allow the Restaurant to process and deliver your order. By submitting your personal data, you agree to this transfer, storing, or processing. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Policy.

3.3. If our business enters into a joint venture with, purchases, or is sold to or merged with another business entity, your information may be disclosed or transferred to the target company, our new business partners or owners, or their advisors.

3.4. We may use the information that you provide to us if we are under a duty to disclose or share your information in order to comply with (and/or where we believe we are under a duty to comply with) any legal obligation; or in order to enforce the Website Terms and any other agreement; or to protect our rights or the rights of Outlet/vendors or other third parties. This includes exchanging information with other companies and other organizations for the purposes of fraud protection and prevention.

4. SECURITY AND DATA RETENTION
4.1. We take steps to protect your information from unauthorized access, modification or disclosure and against misuse, interference, loss, destruction, and damage. Once your information is no longer required for any purpose for which it may be used or disclosed by us, and we are not required by law to retain the information, we will destroy the information or ensure that it is de-identified.

4.2. Where you have registered an account with Opasa and chosen a password that allows you to access certain parts of the Website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We advise you not to share your password with anyone.

4.3. All user details captured by Opasa are stored securely at all times and will never be provided to any unauthorized third parties. Opasa will never save your actual credit card or e-wallet details. When you select to pay via credit card or any mobile payment wallet like eSewa, we do not store your credit card or esewa login details, the transactions are done through the payment gateway or eSewa directly in real-time.

4.4. However, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will take reasonable steps to protect your information and make sure it is safe and secure and we use a number of physical, administrative, personnel, and technical measures to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to the Website; any transmission is at your own risk. For the avoidance of doubt, Opasa will not in any circumstances be liable to you, or third parties, for loss or damage arising from credit card fraud or identity theft.

5. COOKIES AND THIRD PARTY ANALYTICS AND ADVERTISING
5.1. We may collect personal information about you when you use and access our website. While we do not use browsing information to identify you personally, we may record certain information about your use of our website, such as which pages you visit, the time and date of your visit, and the internet protocol address assigned to your computer.

5.2. We may also use 'cookies' or other similar tracking technologies on our website that help us track your website usage and remember your preferences. Cookies are small files that store information on your computer, mobile phone or another device. They enable the entity that puts the cookie on your device to recognize you across different websites, services, devices, and/or browsing sessions. You can disable cookies through your internet browser but our websites may not work as intended for you if you do so.

5.3. We may also use cookies to enable us to collect data that may include personal information. For example, where a cookie is linked to your account, it will be considered personal information under the Privacy Act. We will handle any personal information collected by cookies in the same way that we handle all other personal information as described in this Privacy Policy.

5.4. This site uses the Google Analytics cookie, and other cookies and identifiers to collect anonymous, aggregated audience data in order to measure user interactions on our site and improve our service. This includes the use of Google Analytics Advertiser Features which provides Demographic and Interest reports, Remarketing, GDN Impression Reporting, and the DoubleClick Campaign Manager integration. For more information on how this works and to opt-out of this service, please visit the following Google support page here.

6. ACCESSING AND UPDATING
You have the right to see the information we hold about you and to ask us to make any changes to ensure that it is accurate and up to date. If you wish to do this, please contact us.

7. CHANGES TO OUR PRIVACY POLICY
Any changes to our Privacy Policy will be posted to the Website and, where appropriate, through e-mail notification. We encourage you to check our website periodically to ensure that you are aware of our current Privacy Policy.

8. CONTACT
All comments, queries, and requests relating to our use of your information are welcomed. We will acknowledge your complaint and respond to you regarding your complaint within a reasonable period of time. If you think that we have failed to resolve the complaint satisfactorily, we will provide you with information about the further steps you can take. All correspondence should be addressed to Opasa – J&T Associates Pvt. Ltd. Thapathali, Kathmandu Nepal Pho number 014101816 or email us at [email protected] Opasa.app owned and operated by J & T Associates Pvt. Ltd.

9. Log Files

Opasa follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services' analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users' movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

10. Advertising Partners Privacy Policies

You may consult this list to find the Privacy Policy for each of the advertising partners of Opasa.

Third-party ad servers or ad networks uses technologies like cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons that are used in their respective advertisements and links that appear on Opasa, which are sent directly to users' browser. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. These technologies are used to measure the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and/or to personalize the advertising content that you see on websites that you visit.

Note that Opasa has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.

11. Third Party Privacy Policies

Opasa's Privacy Policy does not apply to other advertisers or websites. Thus, we are advising you to consult the respective Privacy Policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information. It may include their practices and instructions about how to opt-out of certain options.

You can choose to disable cookies through your individual browser options. To know more detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers, it can be found at the browsers' respective websites.

12. CCPA Privacy Rights (Do Not Sell My Personal Information)

Under the CCPA, among other rights, California consumers have the right to:

Request that a business that collects a consumer's personal data disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a business has collected about consumers.

Request that a business delete any personal data about the consumer that a business has collected.

Request that a business that sells a consumer's personal data, not sell the consumer's personal data.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

13. GDPR Data Protection Rights

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at [email protected]