Privacy Policy Statement


Public versus Personal Information

Our website collects two types of information, Public and Personal. Public information is like name, address, contact information that appears in listing of our website and shared publically online.
Personal information is information about you that uniquely identifies you as an individual. Your name, address, e-mail address, or telephone number are all examples of personal information. 

Collection of Personal Information

We do not automatically gather any personal information from users of DesiShops Websites. Personal information is only obtained online if you supply it voluntarily, usually through contacting us via e-mail, applying online for a contest, answering online surveys, submitting a posting to a to review or registering for services. You should also be aware that when you share personal information in public areas of our Website, this information may be seen and used by others users. We encourage you to exercise good judgment when sharing personal information in these areas.
If you decide not to provide us with personal information online, no material consequences will result, although you may be unable to participate in certain promotions, receive product information, or use portions of our Website that require personalized information or applications. Website provides users the opportunity to opt-out (unsubscribe) of receiving communications from DesiShops at the point where we request contact information about you.
DesiShops Websites may use cookies to track user traffic patterns. A cookie is a small data file that enable websites write to your storage when you visit them. The only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie cannot read data from your computer or cookie files created by other websites. Our website does not correlate this information with data about individual users, does not it share it or sell it to any third party. We only use cookies to customize the visitor’s experience on our Websites. If you prefer not to receive cookies from our Website, you can set your browser to warn you before accepting cookies and refuse the cookie when your browser alerts you to its presence. You can also refuse all cookies by turning them off in your browser.
Our website may receive and records the Internet Protocol (IP) address of the computer that is accessing our Websites. We make no attempt to link these addresses with the identity of individuals visiting our Websites.
We may also use service providers to serve third party’s advertisements on our Websites or DesiShops advertisements on other websites. In serving advertisements these providers may place cookies on your browser computer and may collect certain anonymous information about your visits to other websites or on DesiShops. This information may include browser type, IP address, domain name and the name of the web page from which you entered such websites, web activity and time of day. This information is used by these third parties to better understand and optimize the online advertising campaigns.
From time to time, we analyze traffic and use of our Websites to improve user experience. We prepare aggregated user statistics or information summaries in order to describe our services to third parties such as prospective business partners and advertisers and for other lawful purposes.

Where would we use Personal Information

We generally collect and use personal information for contests, promotions, surveys, and other services on our website. We may also use personal information to contact our customers or suppliers with marketing or promotions. We may exchange or merge personal information with data obtained from third parties for the same purposes. Personal information may be shared with our agents or contractors in connection with services that they perform for us. Our written agreements with such agents and contractors ensure that personal information can only be used for the purposes for which it was shared with them, and that they handle the personal information in accordance with this Statement. Some of our agents and contractors are located outside of Canada and, as such, are subject to foreign laws, including laws that may require disclosure of personal information to government agencies in those countries.

Your Consent

By providing us with your personal information, you consent to our collection, use and disclosure of that information as described in this Statement as amended from time to time or as described at or before the time of collection, use or disclosure, as the case may be. If you do not want your personal information to be collected, used or disclosed in this manner, then please either:

  • do not submit your personal information to us;
  • exercise opt-out procedures described above or as may be offered at the time of collection,
  • or refrain from exercising opt-in procedures described above or as may be offered at the time of collection
  • If you have submitted personal information to us and wish to withdraw your consent to its retention, use or disclosure, please send an e-mail to contact@ You may withdraw your consent, subject to legal or contractual restrictions and reasonable notice. If you withdraw your consent, we may not be able to provide some products or services to you. Where permitted or required by law, we may collect, use or disclose your information without your consent, for example, to collect a debt you owe us, to comply with a legally permitted inquiry by a government agency, or to comply with a court order.

    Safeguards and Retention

    We use physical, organizational and technological safeguards to protect your personal information against theft, loss or unauthorized access, use, modification, disclosure or disposal. However, given that electronically submitted data is not 100% secure, we make no warranties as to the security of any personal information you submit online, which you do at your own risk.

    Changes to this Statement and Terms

    Your use of DesiShops, and any disputes arising from it, is subject to this Statement and governed by our Terms and Conditions, including its choice of law provisions. We reserve the right to change and update the Policy and these changes will be made when appropriate, in a timely manner. We encourage you to examine our Policy from time to time to ensure you are aware of any changes we may have made.

    Your Rights

    You have right to withdraw your information from our website. It can be done by deleting your public information from website as well as by sending us an email at with request to remove your account from our website

    Access and Contact

    Upon written request, DesiShops will provide you access to your personal information, subject to certain exceptions as provided by the applicable legislation. If you notice any errors or omissions in your personal information, please advise us in writing and we will correct them where appropriate. If you have concerns regarding our Statement, the security of your personal information or our compliance with the applicable personal information protection legislation, please send a brief explanation of your concern at