Privacy Policy

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1.  Privacy and Cookies Policy

Janga Media Pvt. Ltd ("Skribe", "we", or "us") is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.

This Notice sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us and our partners. Please read this Notice carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.

We provide database solutions for persons in the journalism & media industries ("Services").

Specifically, in relation to the Janga Media Database and the personal data included on the Janga Media Database, please see the section below titled "The Janga Media Database".

2.  Changes to this Notice

We may change this Notice from time to time, to reflect changes at Skribe, or for legal or regulatory reasons.

3.  How to Contact Us

Questions, comments and requests regarding this Notice are welcomed and should be addressed to

For information about how to obtain a copy of your personal information or how to update your personal information, please see section below entitled "Your Rights".

4.  Information Collection

i) We collect information about you:

ii) Publically available information.

iii) If you contact us, we may keep a record of that correspondence; and When you visit this site (see also under Cookies below).

iv) By using our site you are giving us permission to use your personal information in the ways set out in this Notice.

5.  Use of your information

We use the information you provide in order to identify you, communicate with you, to conduct our business, and provide the Services. Our use of collected information may include (but is not limited to):

i) facilitating transactions and collaborations between you and other users;

ii) servicing our relationship with you;

iii) providing you with better customer service;

iv) contacting you, including with promotional materials and notifications.

v) billing and account management;

vi) evaluating the effectiveness of our marketing, and for statistical analysis;

vii) research and development in improving our Services and in developing new products and Services;

viii) sharing your information to registered subscribers of our service ; and monitoring and maintaining our computers and network.

ix) Your information may be shared with our corporate group.

6.  Disclosure of your information

We may disclose your personal information to any member of our corporate group.

7.  We may also disclose your personal information to third parties:

if we sell or buy any business or assets, in which case we may disclose your personal information to the prospective seller or buyer of such business or assets;

if Janga Media Pvt. Ltd or substantially all of its assets are acquired by a third party, in which case personal information held by it about its users and customers will be one of the transferred assets; and if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal information in order to comply with any legal obligation, or in order to enforce or apply our terms of use and other agreements; or to protect the rights, property, or safety of Janga Media Pvt. Ltd, our clients, or others.

If you request us not to use personal information in a particular manner or at all, we will adopt all reasonable measures to observe your request but we may still use or disclose that information if we:

subsequently notify you of the intended use or disclosure and you do not object to that use or disclosure;

believe that observing the request will legitimately inhibit our ability to conduct our business;

are required by law to disclose that information.

8.  The Janga Media Database

Janga Media prides itself on the extent and accuracy of its database of media contacts (which includes journalists, bloggers and other media contacts). We refer to this database as the "Janga Media Database".

The extent and accuracy of the Janga Media Database depends on the personal data that Janga Media collects/obtains. This section of the Notice describes how we collect/obtain and use personal data for the Janga Media Database. This section should be read together with the rest of this Notice which also applies to the personal data on the Janga Media Database.

What information do we collect/obtain about individuals on the Janga Media Database?

In addition to the kinds of personal data mentioned above in this Notice, we may also collect/obtain the following kinds of personal data:

9.  your job title;

contact information (including mobile phone number and personal email if you provide it to us);

10.  career history;

articles that you have written; and personal interests and other information that may enhance the service that we provide for you and for our corporate subscribers.

How do we collect/obtain personal data about individuals on the Janga Media Database?

The personal data in relation to individuals on the Janga Media Database comes from a variety of sources, including, in particular: direct from the relevant individuals.

from media outlets (e.g. newspapers, magazines etc.), who will periodically provide information relating to individuals employed by or connected with them (e.g. current job titles, contact information, areas of interest);

from publicly available sources (e.g. news stories, press releases, online media etc.); and from other third party sources (e.g. information provided by Janga Media customers or other contacts).

How do we use the personal data on the Janga Media Database?

In addition to the uses mentioned above in this Notice, personal data about individuals on the Janga Media Database may be used as follows: made available to our corporate subscribers who use our products and services e.g. our corporate PR customers that subscribe to the Media Database and will have access to information about individuals (including their contact information) on the Janga Media Database and will be sent alerts providing information about changes to the Janga Media Database (e.g. changes in job titles, journalist moves and contact information);

corporate customers may contact individuals on the Janga Media Database direct (using the contact information on the Janga Media Database) to e.g. send press releases or other PR material which our customers may consider will be of interest to the individual in question. Janga Media does not control and is not responsible for the content of any such communications.

11.  your job title;

contact information (including mobile phone number and personal email if you provide it to us);

12.  How do we maintain the Janga Media Database?

Janga Media updates the Janga Media Database as soon as possible after receiving information that requires changes to theJanga Media Database. Such information may come to us from any of the sources referred to above.

Individuals always have the opportunity to review and request changes to the information on the Janga Media Database.

If you would like to review the personal data relevant to you on the Janga Media Database or you no longer wish to be on the Janga MediaDatabase, please email We will respect your rights under applicable laws, including by updating or deleting your personal data, upon your request.

13.  Security

Where we have given you a password which enables you to access certain areas of this site you are responsible for keeping that password confidential and the password should not be shared with anyone.

All personal information you provide to us is stored on secure servers. Some of these servers may be located in other countries. Rest assured that we will ensure that any transfer to another country is subject to provisions that will safeguard your personal information.

Access to your personal information is limited to employees we believe reasonably need to use that information in order to perform their roles in providing or developing our Services.

14.  Cookies

In order to improve this site, we may use small files commonly known as "cookies". A cookie is a small amount of data which often includes a unique identifier that is sent to your computer or mobile phone (referred to in this Notice as a 'device') from this site and is stored on your device's hard drive.

A cookie records on your device information relating to your internet activity (such as whether you have visited this site before). The cookies we use on this site won't collect personally identifiable information about you and we won't disclose information stored in cookies that we place on your device to third parties.

15.  Google Analytics

We use software called Google Analytics which is a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. in order to understand how visitors to this site use the site. The Google Analytics cookies remember you from one page request to the next, for example to differentiate between 'new' and 'returning' visitors. We receive reports from Google Inc. about website usage (such as the number of visitors to our site or the number of unique page views).

16.  Links to other websites

This site may contain links to other websites.

17.  Your rights

Personal information collected by us will be used only for purposes outlined in this Notice. If we propose to use

your information for any other purpose then you will be provided with a means to opt out of the use of your information for those purposes.

You have the right to ask us not to use your personal information for marketing purposes. You can also exercise the right at any time by contacting us at

Last updated: 01 January 2016.