Last Updated: May 11, 2020
We, at Mangalaya, are committed to protecting your privacy. Our mission is to deliver Japanese comics or manga to Hindi readers across the world and we take great care to protect your right to privacy in our endeavor to achieve this mission.
Information We Collect
Information Provided by You or Collected with Your Permission
When you first install and setup our App, we will collect certain personal information that can be used to identify you, which may include your e-mail address, and/or other non-identifying information.
Information Related to Your Use of the Services
We and third parties we work with may automatically collect certain information about how you use our Services. This information may include your Internet Protocol (IP) address, mobile advertising identifiers (Google Advertising ID) and other unique identifiers, cookie identifiers, user settings and preferences, details about your device, operating system, and app version, the pages, content or features of our Services you browse and the time you spend on those pages, content or features, the hyper-links from the contents displayed on our Services that you click on, referrer information and other information about how you use our Services.
Mangalaya may offer interactive features such as social media pages. Mangalaya and other individuals who use our Services may collect the information you submit or make available through these interactive features. Any information shared on the public sections of these channels will be considered “public” and will not be subject to the privacy protections referenced herein.
We may contact you to participate in surveys. If you decide to participate, you may be asked to provide certain information which may include personal information.
How Do We Use the Information?
We may use the information we collect for a variety of business purposes, including:
To Provide the Services or Information Requested
To develop, provide and improve the Services
To manage your information
To respond to questions, comments, and other requests
To provide access to certain areas, functionalities, and features of our Services, and
To answer requests for the customer or technical support
Pursue legitimate business interests, such as research and development (including marketing research), network and information security, and fraud prevention
Carry out analytics
Measure interest and engagement in the services
Develop new products and services
Improve our products and services
Ensure internal quality control and safety
Verify individual identity
Communicate with you about activities on the Services and changes to our agreements
Prevent and prosecute potentially prohibited or illegal activities, and
Comply with our legal obligations
As part of our marketing efforts, we may engage in cross-device tracking which helps us to track your browsing activity across different websites, devices, and/or apps. For example, we may attempt to match your browsing activity on your mobile device with your browsing activity on your tablet. To do this our technology partners may share data, such as your browsing patterns, geo-location, and device identifiers, and will match the information of the browser and/or devices that appear to be used by the same person.
If you have any questions about our marketing practices or if you would like to opt-out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes, you may contact us at any time as set forth below.
De-identified and Aggregated Information
We may use personal information and other data to create de-identified and aggregated information, such as de-identified demographic information, de-identified location information, information about the computer or device from which you access our Services or other analyses we create. De-identified and aggregated information is not personal information, and we may use and disclose such information in a number of ways, including research, internal analysis, analytics, and any other legally permissible purposes.
Share Content with Friends or Colleagues
Our Services may offer various tools and functionalities. For example, our referral services may allow you to forward or share certain content with a friend or colleague, such as an email inviting your friend to use our Services.
Information Shared with Third Parties
We may share the information that we have collected from you as described below:
Information Shared with Our Advertising Partners
We may engage third party advertising partners to collect information and serve advertising on and through the Services. When you use our Services, these third-party advertising partners may collect information regarding your activities and your device (e.g., your IP address, mobile device identifiers, page(s) visited, location, time of day). These advertising partners may use this information (and similar information collected from other services) for purposes of delivering personalized advertisements to you when you visit our Services and third-party services within their networks. This practice is commonly referred to as “interest-based advertising” or “personalized advertising.”
If you prefer not to share your personal information with third-party advertising partners, you may follow the instructions below.
Information Shared with Our Services Providers.
We may engage third-party service providers to work with us to administer and provide the Services. The types of service providers to whom we entrust personal information include service providers for: (i) the provision of the Services; (ii) the provision of information, products, and other services you have requested; (iii) analytics; (iv) marketing and advertising; (v) customer service activities; and (vi) the provision of IT and related services.
We also use analytics services from Google including Google Analytics for Firebase to collect analytics information on the Services. For more information about Google’s processing of your information, please visit
Software Development Kits.
We may use third-party software development kits (“SDKs”) as part of the functionality of our App. SDKs typically collect your mobile device identifier and information related to your use of the Services. SDKs may allow third parties including analytics and advertising partners to collect your information for various purposes including to provide analytics services. For more information about our use of SDKs, please contact us as set forth below.
Information We Disclose with Your Consent or at Your Request. We will share your information with third-party sites or platforms, such as social networking sites if you have expressly requested that we do so.
We may share personal information with our affiliated companies.
Information Disclosed in Connection with Business Transactions
Information that we collect from our users is considered to be a business asset. As a result, if we go out of business or enter bankruptcy or if we are acquired as a result of a transaction such as a merger, acquisition or asset sale, your information may be disclosed or transferred to the third-party acquirer in connection with the transaction.
Information Disclosed for Our Protection and the Protection of Others
We cooperate with government and law enforcement officials or private parties to enforce and comply with the law. We may disclose any information about you to the government or law enforcement officials or private parties as we, in our sole discretion, believe necessary or appropriate: (i) to respond to claims, legal process (including subpoenas); (ii) to protect our property, rights and safety and the property, rights, and safety of a third party or the public in general; and (iii) to stop any activity that we consider the illegal, unethical or legally actionable activity.
You may have the right to opt-out of certain uses of your information.
We may send you to push notifications through our App. You may opt-out from receiving these types of communications by changing the settings on your mobile device. We may also collect precise location information if you enable such collection via our App. You may opt-out of this collection by changing the settings on your mobile device.
If you would like to opt-out of the advertising and other similar technologies we employ on the Services, you may do so by blocking, disabling, or deleting them as your browser or device permits. Please note that cookie-based opt-outs are not effective in mobile applications. You may opt-out of personalized advertisements on some mobile applications by following the instructions for Android. Other operating systems for mobile devices may also provide instructions on how to prevent the delivery of personalized advertisements.
Individual Rights in Personal Information
In accordance with applicable law, you may have the right to: (i) obtain access to or a copy of your personal information with accompanying details; (ii) receive an electronic copy of personal information that you have provided to us, or ask us to send that information to another company (the “right of data portability”); (iii) request erasure of personal information held about you by Mangalaya; and (iv) be free from discrimination resulting from the exercise of your rights, subject to certain exceptions prescribed by law. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at . Please specify the nature of your request in the email you send. If you have any questions, please contact us as set forth below. Note that there may be technical limitations that prevent us from fulfilling certain requests. We may carry out deletion requests by de-identifying and/or anonymizing information such that it is no longer personal information.
We will process such requests in accordance with applicable laws. To protect your privacy, Mangalaya will take steps to verify your identity before fulfilling your request.
The Security of Your Information
We take reasonable measures to protect the information that we collect from or about you from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. Please be aware, however, that no method of transmitting information over the Internet or storing information is completely secure. Accordingly, we cannot guarantee the absolute security of any information.
Links to Other Sites
Your information may be transferred to and maintained on, computing equipment located outside of your state, province, country or other governmental jurisdiction where the privacy laws may vary. If you’re located outside Japan and choose to provide your information to us, we may transfer your information to Japan and process it there.
Policy Toward Children
Our Services do not contain adult content and are directed to users of all ages. However, we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If we learn that we have collected personal information of a child under 13 without parental or guardian consent, we will take steps to remove such information from our database as soon as possible.
If you have a question about Mangalaya App, please contact us from the contact section of the app or at
May 7, 2020