Raman Kumar built the Vartalap app as an Open Source app. This SERVICE is provided by Raman Kumar at no cost and is intended for use as is.
This page is used to inform visitors regarding my policies with the collection, use, and disclosure of Personal Information if anyone decided to use my Service.
For a better experience, while using our Service, I may require you to provide us with certain personally identifiable information like
You register a phone number when you create a Vartalap account. Phone numbers are used to provide our Services to you and other users. You may optionally add other information to your account, such as a profile name, profile picture and about information.
Your original messages are not retain in the ordinary course of providing our Services to you. Instead, your messages are stored on your device and not typically stored on our servers. Once your messages are delivered, they are deleted from our servers. If the recipient is offline, messsage will be stored until recipient is online.
Additional information is stored on our servers, including sender and recipients, message hash (not the original message), timestamp and other material that is necessary to be compliant with the law of the country to operate. These information can only be accessed when requested law inforcement agencies.
Vartalap uses phone numbers as unique identifiers. Vartalap access your contacts, to provide you with the list of users using our services in your contact.
We use the contact information like first name, last name and phone number as required to provide the service. All the information expect phone number are stored on your device only and are not collected in any channel. We only sync the contact phone number with your server to provide you the list of users in your contact has sign up for Vartalap. Your contact's phone number are not stored in your servers, only used for the syncing your contact list.
Contacts syncing happen at periodically, inorder to keep the contact upto date.
The app does use third party services that may collect information used to identify you.
I want to inform you that whenever you use my Service, in a case of an error in the app I collect data and information (through third party products) on your phone called Log Data. This Log Data may include information such as your device Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, device name, operating system version, the configuration of the app when utilizing my Service, the time and date of your use of the Service, and other statistics.
Cookies are files with a small amount of data that are commonly used as anonymous unique identifiers. These are sent to your browser from the websites that you visit and are stored on your device's internal memory.
This Service does not use these “cookies” explicitly. However, the app may use third party code and libraries that use “cookies” to collect information and improve their services. You have the option to either accept or refuse these cookies and know when a cookie is being sent to your device. If you choose to refuse our cookies, you may not be able to use some portions of this Service.
I may employ third-party companies and individuals due to the following reasons:
I want to inform users of this Service that these third parties have access to your Personal Information. The reason is to perform the tasks assigned to them on our behalf. However, they are obligated not to disclose or use the information for any other purpose.
I value your trust in providing us your Personal Information, thus we are striving to use commercially acceptable means of protecting it. But remember that no method of transmission over the internet, or method of electronic storage is 100% secure and reliable, and I cannot guarantee its absolute security.
These Services do not address anyone under the age of 13. I do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under 13. In the case I discover that a child under 13 has provided me with personal information, I immediately delete this from our servers. If you are a parent or guardian and you are aware that your child has provided us with personal information, please contact me so that I will be able to do necessary actions.
This policy is effective as of 2021-08-21