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We respect your privacy, At YuvaInk. We do collect information from you, but it is yuvaInk’s policy and priority to ensure that all personal information remains private and secure.

  1. To protect your privacy, Yuvaink:
  • Provides a privacy notice and/or a link to this Privacy Statement on all pages that ask for personal information;

  • Will not release personal identifying information about you without first obtaining consent; and

  • Will not knowingly collect or use personal identifying information from children younger than 13.

2. Basic Information

When you visit the Yuvaink website, we may collect some basic information about your computer, including:

  • IP address

  • Operating system

  • Browser software

  • Internet Service Provider

  • Geographic location

The information we collect reflects the population as a whole rather than focusing on individuals, and we use it to help us better understand the people who visit Yuvaink. This information helps us identify the most popular areas of Yuvaink website and determine the effectiveness of Yuvaink’s promotional activities. In addition, we may disclose some of this general information to advertisers to inform them of the number of people who have seen and clicked on their advertisements.

For the same purposes, we may use cookies – small text files placed on your computer’s hard drive – to help us determine the type of content and sites to which you link, the length of time that you spend at any particular site and the Yuvaink services you use. We use cookies to personalize Yuvaink ‘members’ and visitors’ experiences. Without cookies, it would be difficult for us to provide any personalized service or to fully understand Yuvaink readers needs. Cookies also tell us which advertising you have seen on the Yuvaink site, thereby allowing us to offer you a more diverse selection of advertising information.

The cookies used in connection with certain pages may allow Yuvaink to compile demographic data (which is not identifiable to a specific individual) about visitors to Yuvaink.

3. E-mail

We do collect the e-mail addresses of people who communicate with us via e-mail to respond to these communications and to send future correspondence. We may archive messages for quality assurance purposes. In cases where Yuvaink may use a third-party vendor to provide a service (such as chat), feedback or questions directed to Yuvaink about that service may be forwarded to the vendor for a direct response to a reader.

For your protection, some of Yuvaink ‘s personnel have access to Yuvaink ‘s bulletin boards, chat rooms and forums to help us maintain a safe and collaborative environment online. Currently, we do not archive chat dialogs, screen names or forum postings. We also do not perform any analysis of chat room discussions. We encourage you not to give personal information or passwords to anyone on the bulletin board, in the chat rooms or forums. When you disclose your personal information, it may be collected and used by others to send you unsolicited e-mail. If you encounter any Yuvaink user who is improperly collecting or using information, please contact Yuvaink


To make use of certain features on our Platforms, you voluntarily provide us certain ir address,E-mail,phone number, gender, age, interests, occupation and the like, name of parent and name of the child, as part of the registration pro sponsored service user (“User(s)”). This information helps us enhance our quality of services and make them more useful to you. Further, your information with us helps us to contact you in case you need support.


When accessing our website on mobile device/tablet/laptop or any other device having access to the website, we may gain access to the following:

  • Contacts- used for accessing users contact in order to share articles through the website.

  • Phone- to enable user notifications on user’s device. IMEI (International Mobile equipment identity number) is being collected to uniquely identify every user.

  • Camera- in order for the user to upload images and profile image of the user.

  • Gallery on the mobile device/tablet/TV or any other device having access of the said website.

  • Friend list on the Facebook app.

  • Microphone – to enable voice command related actions.

  • Storage – to access files and folders form inside the website.

  • SMS – to send and receive verification messages.

Permissions to these settings may be essential for adequate running of the website, such permissions can be managed from respective user devices using the ‘settings’ option.

We collect this information on pages where you can submit your work to YuvaInk for publishing consideration or register to join yuvaInk services and at other locations where you can sign up for sweepstakes and contests. We give notice at each location that asks for personal information, and such information will be used only for the purposes stated at the location of the collection and/or within this Privacy Statement.

We collect the e-mail addresses of people who communicate with us via e-mail to respond to these communications and to send future correspondence. We may archive messages for quality assurance purposes. In cases where Yuvaink may use a third-party vendor to provide a service (such as chat), feedback or questions directed to Yuvaink about that service may be forwarded to the vendor for a direct response to a reader.

We use information about Yuvaink members and visitors for administrative and other purposes that we deem necessary to maintain and improve Yuvaink services. Such uses include data transmission, customer surveys conducted by yuvaink or third parties, e-mail or chat services and other future services. We reserve the right to use third parties to provide these services. These third parties may receive certain personal identifying information about you in order for them to perform their services.

Yuvaink cooperates with law enforcement agencies in identifying those who use Yuvaink services for illegal activities. We reserve the right to release information about members who we believe are in violation of  Yuvaink’s content guidelines, even without a subpoena, warrant or court order. We also reserve the right to report to law enforcement agencies any activities that we reasonably believe to be unlawful. We save your personal information indefinitely since we may need to contact you in the event we want your permission to publish your work in the future. If you would like us to remove you from our data base, please contact us at We maintain information on members who have been removed for violating Yuvaink s content guidelines in order to identify repeat offenders. From time to time, we may contact members to inform them of improvements or enhancements to Yuva Ink services.

We use information about YuvaInk members and visitors for administrative and other purposes that we deem necessary to maintain and improve YuvaInk’s services. Such uses include data transmission, customer surveys conducted by YuvaInk or third parties, e-mail or chat services and other future services. We reserve the right to use third parties to provide these services. These third parties may receive certain personal identifying information about you in order for them to perform their services.

 We send member account passwords only to the e-mail address given during the registration process. All registrants receive e-mail confirming their Registration. NEVER GIVE YOUR PASSWORD TO ANYONE. If someone claiming to represent YuvaInk in an e-mail or chat room asks for your Yuva Ink password, DO NOT RESPOND. The only time we ask for your password is when you need to access to the YuvaInk system.

6. Policies for Individuals Under 13

YuvaInk encourages parents and guardians to spend time online with their children and to participate in the interactive activities offered on the sites. YuvaInk encourages parents and guardians to advise their children not to talk to strangers, and to teach children not to give out their names or other personal information. Parents and guardians should also teach their children never to fill out online registration forms without the parent’s or guardian’s knowledge and consent. No information should be submitted to or posted at the YuvaInk web sites by children without the consent of their parent or guardian. In addition, when a child registers, his/her parent or guardian receives an e-mail about Registration and providing instructions on how the parent or guardian can delete the Registration if so desired.

Although children are allowed to participate in contests, if such a guest wins, notification and prizes are sent to the parents or guardians identified in the initial Registration process. YuvaInk does not knowingly collect or use any personal information from children under age 13 without obtaining express parental consent. Express parental consent means that Teen Ink obtains affirmative agreement from a parent or legal guardian that the child may divulge personal information by transmitting a signed statement by postal mail or fax.

All general information collected from children is used only for statistical analysis, editorial participation, feedback and those purposes described above and in the registration process. We do not give children’s personal information to third parties, regardless of whether or not the children choose to allow us to disseminate their personal information for promotional opportunities.

Note: YuvaInk defines “children” as minors younger than age 13.

7. Third Party Sponsors

When you join YuvaInk, you have the option of signing up to receive information from YuvaInk ‘s third party sponsors. Teen Ink may also hosts promotions and sweepstakes that may be sponsored and administered by outside parties. The fact that YuvaInk merchandise may be given away as prizes does not mean that YuvaInk is the sponsor. We require that outside parties conducting promotions and sweepstakes on YuvaInk site clearly identify who is conducting the promotion and state their practices concerning the use of personal identifying information. We will post privacy information in the rules and/or login area for the promotions and sweepstakes that we host. To the extent that the privacy information relating to the promotion or sweepstakes conflicts with YuvaInk ‘sPrivacy Statement, the specific privacy information regarding the promotion or sweepstakes will govern that particular promotion or sweepstakes.

Third parties that receive information about you from YuvaInk at your request are obligated to:

  1. Clearly indicate the sender of the e-mail message; and
  2. Provide you with a method of opting out from receiving future communications.

If you receive e-mail from a third party stating that is associated with YuvaInk, yet you do not want to receive promotional materials from YuvaInk or its sponsors, please follow the third party’s removal procedures. If this procedure is not successful, please contact us at editor@

We do not control the actions of YuvaInk’s members and visitors. If you disclose personal information on a bulletin board, in a chat room, forum or anywhere else on the site, it may be collected and used by others. Additionally, be aware that when you click on ad banners, they may lead you to other sites not operated by YuvaInk. These outside parties may have different privacy policies from ours. YuvaInk does not assume any responsibility for actions of third parties.

Privacy Policy Addendum

This privacy policy applies to the information YuvaInk collects about you as a user of YuvaInk site and services. Some of these services may provide you with additional information and choices about your privacy, which you should review.

This policy does not apply to information about you collected by third party websites and offerings linked to or otherwise accessible from YuvaInk. The information collected or received by third parties is subject to their own privacy policies.

Display of Advertising

Your YuvaInk information may be used for the presentation of advertisements. YuvaInk may use ad networks to customize and display advertising on YuvaInk Services. YuvaInk may share certain information about you as a user (such as age, zip code, or other information we have collected or received) with certain ad network and service providers to help them deliver more relevant content an advertisements through their networks.

Third party advertisers and service providers may use cookies, web beacons, or other technologies in connection with advertising, content, and services offered through YuvaInk Services and other sites, including helping to operate ad networks. The use of cookies, web beacons, or other technologies by content and ad network providers is subject to the privacy policies of those third parties.

You can also use your browser to control your experience. When you clear the cookies in your browser, you may clear the information used to build a behavioral profile. Depending on the browser you are using, you can also choose to block third party cookies (such as cookies from ad networks) or browse in a private browsing mode.

Our Commitment to Security

YuvaInk has established safeguards to help prevent unauthorized access to or misuse of your YuvaInk information, but cannot guarantee that your information will never be disclosed in a manner inconsistent with this Privacy Policy (for example, as a result of unauthorized acts by third parties that violate applicable law or the policies of YuvaInk and its affiliated providers). To protect your privacy and security, we may use passwords to help verify your identity before granting access or making corrections to your YuvaInk information.

Protecting Children

YuvaInk is committed to complying fully with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.

The YuvaInk forums and profiles are not intended for use by children under the age of 13. We will not knowingly collect any information from site visitors in this age group and have taken such measures by requiring all users to enter their birth date prior to entering personally identifiable information.

However, if we learn that a child under the age of 13 has submitted personally identifiable information online, in contravention of these measures, we will take all reasonable measures to delete such information from our databases and to not use such information for any purpose except where necessary to protect the safety of the child or others or as required by law.

We encourage children to talk with their parents about the information any website is collecting and decide together what information to share. We also encourage parents to talk to their children about limiting the release of personal information to anyone that they do not know.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about the YuvaInk Privacy Policy or its implementation, you may contact us.

Changes to this Privacy Policy and Additional Information

YuvaInk may update this Privacy Policy from time to time, and so you should review this policy periodically. If there are significant changes to YuvaInk’s information practices, you will be provided with appropriate online notice. You may be provided other privacy-related information in connection with your use of offerings from YuvaInk as well as for special features and services not described in this Policy that may be introduced in the future.

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