Thank you for choosing Hotstar, the Android app designed to deliver an exceptional entertainment experience. Protecting your privacy and ensuring the security of your personal information is our utmost priority. This Privacy Policy elucidates how we collect, use, and safeguard your data in accordance with AdSense requirements and Google guidelines when you utilize our app.

Information We Collect

  1. Personal Information: Upon registration or usage of our app, we may collect specific personal details like your name, email address, date of birth, and gender. This information is utilized to personalize your experience and furnish you with pertinent content.
  2. Usage Data: We gather information regarding your interactions with our app, encompassing the pages visited, content viewed, and actions taken. This data aids in enhancing our services and customizing them to your preferences.
  3. Device Information: Information pertaining to your device, including its unique identifier, IP address, operating system, and browser type, may be collected. This assists in diagnosing technical issues and optimizing our app for various devices.

How We Use Your Information

  1. Personalization: The information we gather is employed to personalize your experience and provide tailored content and recommendations.
  2. Communication: Your contact information may be utilized to transmit updates, promotions, and other pertinent communications related to our app. You retain the option to opt out of these communications at any juncture.
  3. Analytics: Aggregated and anonymized data is employed for analytics purposes to comprehend how our app is utilized and pinpoint areas for enhancement.

Data Sharing and Disclosure

  1. Third-Party Services: We may share your information with third-party service providers assisting us in operating our app, such as hosting providers, analytics services, and advertising partners. These providers are contractually obligated to safeguard your information and solely utilize it for specified purposes.
  2. Legal Compliance: Disclosure of your information may occur when mandated by law or in response to lawful requests from government authorities.

Data Security

We uphold stringent measures to safeguard your data from unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure, or destruction. However, it’s essential to acknowledge that no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is entirely secure, and absolute security cannot be guaranteed.

Children’s Privacy

Hotstar is not intended for use by individuals under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children, and any inadvertent collection will be promptly addressed and deleted.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We retain the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time, with any alterations reflected on this page. We recommend reviewing it periodically. Your continued use of the app post any changes indicates acceptance of the revised Privacy Policy.

Contact Us

Should you have any inquiries or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy or our data practices, please reach out to us at this page.

AdSense Integration and Guidelines Compliance

To ensure AdSense friendliness and compliance with Google’s guidelines, we adhere to the following:

  1. Transparency: Clearly articulate the purpose of data collection, usage, and sharing practices to foster trust with users and align with AdSense transparency requirements.
  2. Consent: Explicitly obtain user consent before collecting personal information or serving personalized ads, in accordance with AdSense policy on user consent for data usage.
  3. Data Minimization: Collect only essential data for app functionality and ad targeting to mitigate privacy concerns and align with AdSense policies.
  4. Security: Implement robust security measures to safeguard user data from unauthorized access or breaches, as required by AdSense for ensuring data security.
  5. Child Safety: Comply with regulations such as COPPA to ensure the safety and privacy of underage users, as AdSense prohibits targeting personalized ads to children under 13.
  6. Policy Updates: Regularly review and update the privacy policy to reflect changes in data practices or AdSense guidelines, maintaining compliance with AdSense requirements.

By adhering to these guidelines and integrating AdSense in alignment with privacy policy principles, we enhance user trust, ensure compliance with Google’s policies, and optimize ad revenue potential.