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Privacy Policy

Shine India Handicrafts respects your business and values your privacy. We will not under any circumstances sell or release your information to anyone except as outlined in our privacy policy.

1.1      General, hereinafter also referred to as Shine India Handicrafts has created this privacy policy in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to respect and protect our user's privacy. With this privacy policy we wish to disclose the Information Gathering and Dissemination practices related to our website.  By visiting or using the website and domain name or any other Shine India Handicrafts owned linked pages, features, content, mobile applications, and any other services we may offer from time to time (collectively referred to as the "Websites"), you agree to the practices and policies set out in this Privacy Policy, and you hereby acknowledge and consent to our collection, use, and sharing of your information as described in this Privacy Policy. Capitalized terms that are not defined in this Privacy Policy have the same meaning given to them in our 'Terms and Conditions'.

1.2      Collection of Information and usage

Shine India Handicrafts collects information from users as they use the Website,, with the intention of improving the user experience while browsing or otherwise transacting on the Website, by providing a more efficient, relevant and customized experience. Shine India Handicrafts is the sole owner of the information collected through our website. We do not share, sell or rent this information to other parties unless indicated in this privacy policy. Shine India Handicrafts may contain links to other Websites, which may or may not be related to Shine India Handicrafts, and which may prescribe their own privacy policies and practices over which Shine India Handicrafts may or may not have any control. Hence, user discretion in such access/usage/transaction is advised. It is hereby expressly clarified that Shine India Handicrafts is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of Websites that link to or from Shine India Handicrafts and we shall not be liable for any losses suffered by either the user or by any third party relating to any exchange of data shared over or during the course of such access/usage/transaction or for any other pecuniary or non-pecuniary loss whether quantifiable or unquantifiable suffered by either the user or any third party in relation to or arising out of such access/usage/transaction.

1.2.1        Registration and Order Forms

In order to share, bid or sell through Shine India Handicrafts buyers, sellers, and other users (collectively referred to as the "Users") need to be registered with us by subscribing to our registration form. This registration form requires users to supply their contact information (name, age, postal address, email address, telephone number, date of birth, etc.). We use this customer contact information to send information to our registered users regarding the services for which they may have subscribed to or signed-up for, as well as for shipping and invoice purposes in relation to giving effect to any transaction that they may have carried out through Shine India Handicrafts. For more information on registration, please go to our Terms and Conditions page.

1.2.2        Third party sources

Shine India Handicrafts allows users to register or login via social media or any other third-party sources, such as, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Yahoo, or Google, etc. Shine India Handicrafts may collect "Personally Identifiable Information", which includes but is not limited to, name, age, gender, postal address, telephone number, e-mail address, or other background information provided by the user, or by any third party regarding the user relating to the user's Web-activity or other information that can be used to contact the user or identify the user as an individual rather than an automated software. Information availed through third party sources are subject to permissions and licenses as granted by the third party. Shine India Handicrafts may require its users to furnish additional information as may be required to improve user experience or improve our services.

Users registering from external or third-party websites may be required to furnish additional information to register, subscribe to or signup for our services.

1.2.3        IP address and Cookies

We also collect "non-personal" information from you, such as your browser type, the URL of the previous web site you visited, your ISP, operating system, and your IP address. "Non-personal" information cannot be easily used to personally identify you. We may use your non-personal information to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website. Your non-personal information may also be used to gather broad demographic information and to recognize customer traffic patterns and website usage. This information aids us in merchandising and in developing the design and layout of the website. We might use third party tools for this purpose.

In addition, like almost all e-commerce web sites, we use "cookies." Cookies are bits of information that are stored on your computer by your web browser. Although our cookies do not store any of your personal information, they do allow us to do things like keep items in your shopping cart between visits or during the same visit or provide you with a more personalized user experience. Whether you want your web browser to accept cookies or not is up to you. The Help portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to be notified when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. You can also disable or delete similar data used by browser add-ons, such as Flash cookies, by changing the add-ons settings or visiting the Web site of its manufacturer. However, because cookies allow you to take advantage of some of features and services, we recommend that you leave them turned on. For instance, if you block our cookies, you will not be able to add items to your Cart, proceed to checkout, or use any services that require you to sign in. If you have not changed your computer's settings, most likely your browser already accepts cookies.

1.2.4        How do we protect your information?

We use secure SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) technology to encrypt and send the information you enter to our database. We follow generally accepted industry standards to protect the personal information submitted to us from unauthorized access or disclosure, both during transmission and once we receive it. We assume no liability for any disclosure of data due to errors in transmission, unauthorized third-party access or other acts of third parties, or other acts or omissions. Please note reputed Third-Party payment processors handle all payment transactions, and we do not save any information whatsoever related to your credit/debit/net banking/cash cards/mobile banking accounts. Payment processors with their own SSL certificates also encrypt such transmissions.

1.2.5        Children’s Privacy

Our services are intended for users ages 18 and older. Accordingly, we will not knowingly collect or use any personal information from persons that we know to be under the age of 18. In addition, we will delete any information in our database that we know originates from a child under the age of 18.

1.2.6        Log files

We use your IP (Internet Provider) address to help diagnose problems with our server, and to administer our website. Shine India Handicrafts uses your IP addresses to analyze trends and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. Information that is not personally identifiable can be used to understand how people use our websites and the services offered through them. Analyzing this data allows us to improve both the quality of over services and the products that are offered through them, thereby helping us improve the performance of our websites and the algorithms on which are services are based on.

1.2.7        Email

In order to provide you with timely notices about the products and services that are offered by us, Shine India Handicrafts may send you email notices based on your expressed interests and previous access/usage/transaction. To help us make these e-mails more useful and pertinent, we may require a system-based confirmation when you open the e-mail or click on a link provided that your computer supports such capabilities. At any time, you may click the unsubscribe link at the bottom of most emails we send to stop receiving those emails. You may contact us via email at and request that your email address be removed from our lists. Note that certain email communications may be required as a condition precedent for using some of our products and services and in such circumstances, it may be necessary for us to communicate with the user.

1.2.8        Information Sharing

We do not give out, sell or rent registered user address or personally identifiable information except when needed to deliver a product or service that a registered user has ordered or to comply with statutory requirements or in special cases and circumstances. We may, in future, occasionally share aggregated user demographic information with our partners and advertisers. This is not linked to any personally identifiable information.

We use outside shipping companies to ship orders, printer for printing our products and a credit/debit card processing company for receiving and transferring payments. These companies do not share, retain, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes.

We share personally identifiable information with third parties in the following manner:

  1. Affiliated Businesses

In certain circumstances, businesses or third-party websites that Shine India Handicrafts may be affiliated with may sell items or provide services to users through the Websites (either by themselves or jointly with us). The user would recognize when an affiliated business is associated with such a transaction or service, and Shine India Handicrafts will share the user's personally identifiable information with that affiliated business only to the extent it is necessary to affect such transactions or services. It is hereby clarified that Shine India Handicrafts may or may not have any control over the policies and practices of third party/affiliated businesses as to privacy or anything else, hence user discretion is advised while taking part in any transaction or service with a third party/affiliated business.

  1. Affiliated / Connected sites

We offer some of our services in connection with other web sites. Personal information that you provide to those sites may be sent to Shine India Handicrafts in order to deliver the service. We process such information in accordance with this Policy. If the affiliated sites have different privacy practices then the user is required to read their privacy policies.

  1. User Profiles and Contents

Certain user profile information, including but not limited to, a user's username and the image content that such user has uploaded to the website may be displayed to other users to facilitate user interaction not just within the Websites or address the user's request for services offered by Shine India Handicrafts but also to any third-party website/platform. Any content that a user uploads to their public user profile, along with any personal information or content that they voluntarily disclose online in a manner other users can view (on discussion boards, user comments and messages, etc.) become publicly available, and can be collected and used by others subject to fair use laws as applicable. Username may also be displayed to other users if and when the user post comments or upload images through the Websites and other users can communicate with each other through such comments. Registering or signing-in through third party websites such as Facebook, Yahoo, Gmail, etc., may allow sharing of user's list of "friends", contacts, etc., which may be automatically imported to the Shine India Handicrafts, and such "friends," or contacts if they are also registered users of Shine India Handicrafts, may be able to access certain non-public information that a user may have entered in their user profile. The third party or affiliate websites have their own policies and practices over which Shine India Handicrafts may or may not have any control.

  1. Agents

Shine India Handicrafts employs several third-party specialist companies and persons to perform specific tasks on our behalf for which Shine India Handicrafts may need to share your personally identifiable information with them to provide some or all of products or services for which the user may have subscribed for. Unless Shine India Handicrafts informs the user otherwise, our agents do not have any right to use the personally identifiable information we share with them beyond what is necessary to assist us in performing such tasks efficiently. Such services may include, but are not limited to, mail courier services, email delivery services and money transaction services, etc.

  1. Sale of Assets

Shine India Handicrafts may buy or sell assets, which may be literary and artistic works, including but limited to, any production in the literary, scientific and artistic domain, whatever may be the mode or form of its expression including digital form, such as a book, pamphlet and other writing; a dramatic or musical adaptation of a dramatic work; a choreographic work or entertainment in dumb show; a musical composition with or without words; a cinematographic work to which are assimilated works expressed by a process analogous to cinematography; a work of drawing, painting, architecture, sculpture, engraving or lithography; a photographic work to which are assimilated works expressed by a process analogous to photography; a work of applied art; an illustration, map, plan, sketch or three-dimensional work relative to geography, topography, architecture or science; a performance; a broadcast; a phonogram; a compilation of data to the extent it is protected as a copyrightable work.

Should there ever be a situation when Shine India Handicrafts may be forced to cease operation, then Shine India Handicrafts may decide to transfer all the information, data, assets collected by Shine India Handicrafts to another company which might amongst other things, be able to provide continuity of service for the users. If Shine India Handicrafts becomes a part of another company, organization, or entity through a merger, amalgamation, takeover, sale of assets, or other corporate acquisition or processes under law, thereby resulting in a change of control over the Websites and its content, the acquiring company, organization, or entity will obtain and have access to all the "Personally Identifiable Information" collected by Shine India Handicrafts and it will assume the rights and obligations regarding the user's "Personally Identifiable Information" as described in this Privacy Policy and may decide to amend the existing privacy policy agreement with respect to all the members.

  1. Legal Requirements

We may be obliged to disclose "Personally Identifiable Information" when required by law or under good-faith and belief that such disclosure is necessary in order to conform to applicable law, comply with subpoenas, court orders or legal process served on Shine India Handicrafts, to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims, and to protect the property or interests of Shine India Handicrafts, its agents and employees, personal safety, or the public. Please note that, under such circumstances, Shine India Handicrafts may be prohibited by law, court order or other legal process from providing notice of the disclosure, and Shine India Handicrafts reserves the right to not provide such notice in its sole discretion.

1.2.9        Information Security

The security of the user's "Personally Identifiable Information" is Shine India Handicraft’s priority. All "Personally Identifiable Information" are kept on secured servers that are encrypted to protect and prevent any infringement or unauthorized access. While no guarantee can be given against complete security of the aforesaid information and data content, Shine India Handicrafts takes all reasonable precautions to safeguard the user's "personally identifiable information". Shine India Handicrafts do not give out, sell or rent registered user address or personally identifiable information except when needed to deliver a product or service that a registered user has ordered or to comply with statutory requirements or in special cases and circumstances as mentioned and described in this privacy policy.

Shine India Handicrafts expects its users to create passwords that are not easy to guess or hack. Shine India Handicrafts expects its users to never disclose such passwords to any third person. Such disclosure of the password would be a specific breach of this privacy policy and Shine India Handicrafts would not be liable for any of the consequences which results in any losses to the user whether quantifiable or not. Should the user forget their password, Shine India Handicrafts helps the user to create a new password by sending an access link to their primary email account that is kept on record with Shine India Handicrafts and the user would be required to set a new password.

1.2.10    Amendments to Privacy Policy

Shine India Handicrafts may amend this Privacy Policy from time to time. Use of information that Shine India Handicrafts collects now is subject to the Privacy Policy in effect at the time such information is used. If Shine India Handicrafts makes any changes to the manner in which Shine India Handicrafts uses the Personally Identifiable Information, then this Privacy Policy may be suitably amended without any prior notice being sent to the User or any other third party. All concerned parties, including but not limited to the user, shall be bound by any changes made to the Privacy Policy, which shall become immediately effective.  Shine India Handicrafts is committed to protecting and safeguarding your privacy.  If we change our Privacy Policy, we will post a new version on our website, which will become effective when posted. The new policy will apply to all current and past users of the Website and will replace any prior policies that are inconsistent with it.  Please contact us on +91-9810697135 or email us at, to seek any clarification regarding the Shine India Handicrafts privacy policy.

1.2.11    Google AdSense

These third-party ad servers or ad networks use technology to the advertisements and links that appear on send directly to your browsers. They automatically receive your IP address when this occurs. Other technologies ( such as cookies, JavaScript, or Web Beacons ) may also be used by the third-party ad networks to measure the effectiveness of their advertisements and / or to personalize the advertising content that you see. has no access to or control over these cookies that are used by third-party advertisers.
You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third-party ad servers for more detailed information on their practices as well as for instructions about how to opt-out of certain practices.'s privacy policy does not apply to, and we cannot control the activities of, such other advertisers or web sites.
If you wish to disable cookies, you may do so through your individual browser options. More detailed information about cookie management with specific web browsers can be found at the browsers' respective websites.

1.2.12    Google Analytics uses Google Analytics to track website visitor activity. uses user ID tracking in Google Analytics. User IDs are anonymous.

We do not share any data that allows Google or any other company to personally identify an individual (by name, Social Security Number, email address, or any similar data), or data that permanently identifies a particular device (such as a unique device identifier if such an identifier cannot be reset).

To learn about Google’s privacy practices,

You can opt out of having your information used by Google Analytics. To access and use the Google Analytics Opt-out Browser Add-on,

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