Privacy Policy for Kushal Sanchar App

This Privacy Policy is in the context of and to govern the access and usage of Kushal Sanchar App published by the Department of Telecommunications, Government of India (“DoT”). This Privacy Policy describes and determines how DoT handles and/ or deals with the information collected through Kushal Sanchar App.

About DoT

The DoT comes under the Ministry of Communications, Government of India. DoT issues licenses to service providers for telecom services in accordance with the provisions of The Indian Telegraph Act, 1885. Through its various associated bodies, the DoT makes policies for the organized growth of telecom sector in India. The DoT is also responsible for promotion of standardization and research and development in telecommunications. The mission of DoT is to develop a robust and secure state-ofthe-art telecommunication network providing seamless coverage with special focus on rural and remote areas for bridging the digital divide and thereby facilitate socio- economic development; create an inclusive knowledge society through proliferation of affordable and high quality broadband services across the nation; reposition the mobile device as an instrument of socio-economic empowerment of citizens; make India a global hub for telecom equipment manufacturing; promote development of new standards to meet national requirements; attract investment, both domestic and foreign and promote creation of jobs.

About Kushal Sanchar App

This application allows users to measure and crowdsource their mobile network quality information and sends the results to DoT. The application also allows users to submit feedback and complaints to DoT.

Required Permissions

To help users to ascertain mobile network coverage quality, the App requires following permissions:

Responsibility and Ownership of Information and Content

DoT collects, receives, possesses and stores the information to enable DoT to serve mobile users more effectively. If the terms of this Privacy Policy are not acceptable to the user, they may not use Kushal Sanchar App and/ or the services provided through it.

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Right to Modify or Terminate

DoT reserves the right at any time to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the service (or any part of it), with or without notice. DoT, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to refuse any current or future use of the Kushal Sanchar App for any reason at any time without giving any prior notice. Such termination may result in the loss of all the content hosted therein.

Changes to Privacy Policy

DoT reserve the unconditional right to change, modify, add, or remove portions of this Privacy Policy at any time, without specifically notifying you of such changes. Any changes or updates will be effective immediately. You should review this Privacy Policy regularly for changes.