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Privacy Policy


Effective Date: November 1, 2016

  • To learn more on what types of information we collect, click here
  • To understand how location tracking is used when you access BollywoodBlastzs through a mobile device, click here
  • To learn how we use and share information collected, click here
  • To opt out of email newsletters, click here
  • To opt-out of email promotions, click here
  • To opt-out of direct mail promotions, click here
  • To understand how we use third party analytic tracking technologies (e.g., cookies) and how you can opt-out, click here
  • To learn how we respond to browser Do Not Track signals, click here
  • Your New Delhi Privacy Rights: Note to New Delhi Users, click here
  • To learn how to contact us about your magazine subscription or change your subscription information, click here
  • To learn how to contact BollywoodBlastz regarding this Privacy Policy, click here


The website is owned and operated by Manzar Entertainment and its sister production house Manzar Muzik (collectively, “we,” “our” or “us”). This privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) explains our information collection practices at, other websites owned by us and through offline means. It explains the types of information we collect regarding our online magazine and how we may use that information so you can make an informed decision about whether to view the content and/or use our services (“Services“). Thus this Privacy Policy applies to information we collect via (1) our websites; (2) email or electronic newsletters; (3) offline means such as telephone; and (4) any other means or applications in which you connect with us.

Each time that you access or use the you signify that you have read, understand, and agree to be bound by the Terms of Use, and this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the Terms of Use and this Privacy Policy, you must discontinue using our Services.

1. Information That Is Collected

When you provide us with contact or other information in connection with a particular activity, product or service, including your email address or telephone number, you expressly consent to our communicating with you about our products or services using the information you provided to us. You also attest that you have the legal authority over any telephone number you provide to us and can provide us with the authorization to contact you. This means we may contact you, in person or by recorded message, by e-mail, telephone and/or mobile telephone number (including use of automated dialing equipment), text (SMS) message, or any other means of communication that your wireless or other telecommunications device may be capable of receiving.

(a) Information You Provide To Us

Personal Information. We may ask you to provide us with certain categories of information, including information that could reasonably be used to identify you personally, such as your name, gender, e-mail address, date of birth, physical address (or elements thereof such as zip code and state). We may collect this information through various forms and in various places on the BollywoodBlastz, including magazine subscription forms, account registration forms, contact us forms or when you otherwise interact with us.

Billing and Credit Card Information. To enable payment for subscriptions, we collect and store billing and credit card information. This information will only be shared with third parties who perform tasks required to complete the purchase transaction. Examples of this include fulfilling orders and processing credit cards.

Social Networking Services. You may be given the option to link your account on a third party social networking service. In that case, the authentication of your login credentials are conducted through that third party service provider. When you link your social networking accounts with BollywoodBlastzs or engage with BollywoodBlastzs through third party social media platforms. In addition, as you interact with the BollywoodBlastzs, you may also be providing information about your activities to the third party social networking services. You should make sure that you are comfortable with the information your third party social networking services may make available to us by visiting those services’ privacy policies and/or modifying your privacy settings directly with those services. We reserve the right to use, transfer, assign, sell, share and provide access to all information that we receive through third party social networking services in the same ways described in this Privacy Policy. You agree that we shall not be liable for the use by social networking services of any information.

Job Applications. When applying for select job postings via the BollywoodBlastz, you may elect to send us your resume or other relevant information online. Personal information collected in association with job postings will be used for the purpose of accepting and evaluating candidate submissions for job postings.

(b) Information Collected As You Access and Use the BollywoodBlastz

In addition to any personal information or other information that you choose to submit to us, we and our third-party service providers and advertisers on the BollywoodBlastz may use a variety of technologies (including cookies, flash cookies, web beacons/GIFs, embedded scripts) (“Tracking Technologies”) that automatically (or passively) collect certain information whenever you visit or interact with the BollywoodBlastz (“Usage Information”). This Usage Information may include the browser that you are using, the URL that referred you to our BollywoodBlastz and all of the areas within our BollywoodBlastz that you visit, among other information. We may use Usage Information for a variety of purposes. In addition, we collect your IP address or other unique identifier (“Device Identifier”) for your computer or other device used to access the BollywoodBlastz (any, a “Device”). A Device Identifier is a number that is automatically assigned to your Device used to access the BollywoodBlastz, and our computers identify your Device by its Device Identifier. If you accessed content through an email account, a third party provider may make a “hash” of your email address, which is a bit of text that uniquely identifies the email address but is designed to prevent reverse engineering so that the email address is not revealed (“Hash”).

Information gathered from your use of the BollywoodBlastz may be combined with information from third party sources to identify your location by state and region (“Region Location”).

A few of the Tracking Technologies that may be used to collect Usage Information include, without limitation, the following:

Cookies. A cookie is a data file placed on a Device when it is used to visit the BollywoodBlastz. We use cookies to collect information for record keeping purposes, to make it easier to navigate the BollywoodBlastz and for other purposes, as described further in this Privacy Policy. Cookies are stored on users’ hard drives. We use both “session ID cookies” and “persistent cookies.” Session ID cookies are used to store information while a user is logged into the BollywoodBlastz and expire when the user closes his/her browser. Persistent cookies are used to make tasks like logging into the BollywoodBlastz easier for returning users by remembering a user’s login information. Persistent cookies stay on a user’s hard drive from one session to the next. “Flash cookies,” known as local shared objects, are data files placed on a Device via the Adobe Flash plug-in that may be built-in to or downloaded by you to your Device to personalize your visit. Our third-party service providers also may use Flash cookies to collect and store information. Flash cookies are different from standard browser cookies because of the amount of, type of, and how data is stored. Cookies may be used for many purposes, including, without limitation, remembering you and your preferences and tracking your visits to our web pages. You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a persistent or session cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off such cookies through your browser settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies. However, cookie management tools provided by your browser will not remove Flash cookies. If you choose to disable cookies on your Device, some features of the BollywoodBlastz may not function properly.

 (c) Information You Provide About a Third Party

If you send someone else a communication from the BollywoodBlastz, such as sending an invitation to a friend, the information you provide (names, e-mail addresses, etc.) is used to facilitate the communication and is not used for any other marketing purpose unless we obtain consent from that person or we explicitly say otherwise. If that person becomes a subscriber to our magazine or newsletter, his/her information will be treated in the same manner as all other subscribers. Please be aware that when you use any send-to-a-friend functionality on our BollywoodBlastz, your e-mail address may be included in the communication sent to your friend.

(d) Information We Collect from Third Parties

We may acquire information from other trusted sources to update or supplement the information that you provided or we collected automatically, such as information to validate or update your address or other demographic information and lifestyle information. We use this information to help us maintain the accuracy of the information we collect, to target our communications so that we can inform you of products, services and offers that may be of interest, and for internal business analysis or other business purposes. We may also acquire information from other sources about your visits over time and across other third party web sites, in order to serve more targeted advertising to you on the BollywoodBlastz.

2. How We Use and Share the Information Collected


(a) Provide, Manage and Improve our Service

We use the information that we collect and obtain to provide our goods and services, to administer the BollywoodBlastzs and Services and for other lawful business purposes.

We may provide access to information, including personal information, to certain vendors that are performing services on our behalf, including fulfilling magazine subscriptions, managing our email lists and sending email messages on our behalf, processing payments, providing customer support and performing other administrative services. These service providers are provided access to this information only for the purpose of carrying out the services on our behalf.

We may also use the information that we collect and obtain about you to measure and improve our Services, to customize certain features of the BollywoodBlastz, to deliver relevant content and to provide you with an enhanced experience based on the type of device you are using. We also use the information collected to serve advertising on the BollywoodBlastzs that we believe is most likely to be of interest to you.

(b) Transactional Communications

We may send you notices from time to time relating to your account, your subscriptions and other products and services you have requested or in which you are currently enrolled. These may include order confirmations, renewal notices, invoices or customer service notifications. We may also send you service-related announcements when it is necessary to do so; for instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, or the delivery of a product is delayed or there is some service issue with something you may have ordered. If you are a print subscriber to our magazine and do not wish to receive email bills, renewal notices and other communications regarding your magazine subscription by email, you can click here and select this option on the BollywoodBlastz’s customer service page. Please note that even if you opt out of receiving subscriber communications by email, we may continue to send you subscriber communications by direct mail.

(c) Email Newsletters

We may send you our email newsletter(s). If you wish to unsubscribe from our email newsletter(s), simply follow the unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of the email newsletter.

(d) Email Marketing Offers

We may send you promotional emails regarding special offers about our products and services or on behalf of third party marketing partners who we think can offer services and products of interest to you. We may also share your name and email address and certain other information, such as when you first subscribed, with reputable companies that provide marketing offers through email. . If you do not want us to send you emails regarding special promotions or offers or share your Personal Information with other companies so that they can send you email offers, simply follow the unsubscribe instructions that are located at the bottom of those emails. Please note that even if you opt out of receiving promotional e-mails, we may continue to send you electronic service notifications that are related to your account(s) and other products and services you have requested or in which you are currently enrolled.

 (f) Reader Surveys

We may collect Personal Information from you in connection with voluntary surveys about your readership of our publication, your household/personal characteristics and your purchase behavior. The information you provide in response to optional survey questions will only be shared in the aggregate with advertisers and partners unless we notify you otherwise at the time of collection. You may always elect not to receive any surveys from us by following the unsubscribe instructions located at the bottom of any survey.

(g) Use of Tracking Technologies (e.g., Cookies) by Third Party Service Providers; Advertising

We may work with third parties to provide services on the BollywoodBlastzs. For example, we use analytics services supported by third party companies to perform analytics and track trends. We work with other third parties to provide certain functionalities on the BollywoodBlastzs and to improve the effectiveness of the BollywoodBlastz and its content. Those third party companies may use Tracking Technologies to collect and store information about you and your usage of the BollywoodBlastzs and may combine this information with information they collect from other sources.

If you access the BollywoodBlastzs through a mobile device or app, we may also share your information with mobile carriers, operating systems and platforms.

We may use Tracking Technologies to collect information about your usage of the BollywoodBlastzs to deliver ads that are relevant to you. We may use information about your visits over time and across the BollywoodBlastz and other third party web sites, as well as information received from other sources, in order to serve more targeted advertising to you on the BollywoodBlastzs.

To provide ads on the BollywoodBlastzs, we use a variety of third party advertising service providers, including networks, data exchanges, ad servers, analytics providers and others. These third parties may use technology to send, directly to your Device, the advertisements and links that appear on the BollywoodBlastz. They automatically receive your Device Identifier when this happens. Their tools may also limit the number of times you see the same ad on BollywoodBlastz and help measure the effectiveness of advertising campaigns. The third party service providers, as well as the advertisers themselves, may collect and use information about your visits over time and across the BollywoodBlastz and other third party web sites, as well as information received from other sources, in order to serve more targeted advertising to you on the BollywoodBlastz. Third parties may also use information gathered from your usage of the BollywoodBlastz to serve targeted advertisements to you on third party websites and applications. Google is one of the companies that we use to serve advertising and perform analytics on some of the BollywoodBlastzs. We and third party vendors, including Google, use first-party cookies (such as the Google Analytics cookie) and third-party cookies (such as the DoubleClick cookie) together to help implement the above uses of your information. We also use Google Analytics along with audience data (such as age, gender and interests of users) to help understand users’ visits to the BollywoodBlastzs and to optimize the content that we serve to users.

To learn about Google Analytics’ currently available opt-outs for the Web, click here. To learn more about how Google use cookies in advertising, you can visit the Google ad and content network privacy policy located here. You can opt out of receiving interest-based Google Ads, or customize the Ads Google shows you, by clicking here.

We do not control Tracking Technologies used by third parties, and their use may be governed by the privacy policies of the third parties employing the Tracking Technologies. You should consult the respective privacy policies of these third parties to see your options for opting out of their use of such devices.

3. Information You Disclose Publicly

The BollywoodBlastz may permit you to submit photographs, user profiles, writings, music, video, questions, comments or other content, which may include Personal Information (collectively, “User Content”). We or others may reproduce, publish, distribute or otherwise use User Content in any media or format (currently existing or hereafter developed). Others may have access to this User Content and may have the ability to share it with third parties. Please think carefully before deciding what information you share, including Personal Information, in connection with your User Content. Please note that we do not control who will have access to the information that you choose to make public, and cannot ensure that parties who have access to such publicly available information will respect your privacy or keep it secure. This Privacy Policy does not apply to any information that you disclose publicly, share with others or otherwise upload onto the BollywoodBlastz. We are not responsible for the accuracy, use or misuse of any content or information that you disclose or receive through the BollywoodBlastz. For the full terms and conditions regarding User Content you submit to the BollywoodBlastz, please review our Terms of use.

4. Third Party Content and Links To Third Party Sites

The BollywoodBlastz may contain content that is supplied by a third party, and those third parties may collect BollywoodBlastz usage information and your Device Identifier when web pages from the BollywoodBlastz are served to your browser. In addition, when you are on the BollywoodBlastz you may be directed to other web sites that are operated and controlled by third parties that we do not control. We are not responsible for the privacy practices employed by any of these third parties or third party web sites. For example, if you “click” on a banner advertisement, the “click” may take you off the BollywoodBlastz onto a different web site. These other web sites may send their own cookies to you, independently collect data or solicit Personal Information and may or may not have their own published privacy policies. We encourage you to note when you leave our BollywoodBlastz and to read the privacy statements of all third party web sites before submitting any Personal Information to those sites.

5. Consent to Transfer Information to India

The BollywoodBlastz is operated in the India and is intended for users located in the India. If you are located anywhere outside of the India, please be aware that information we collect, including Personal Information, will be transferred to, processed and stored in the India. The data protection laws in the India may differ from those of the country in which you are located, and your Personal Information may be subject to access requests from governments, courts, or law enforcement in the India according to the laws of the India. By using the BollywoodBlastz or providing us with any information, you consent to the transfer, processing and storage of your information in the India. You are also consenting to the application of Indian Republic and New Delhi state law in all matters concerning the BollywoodBlastz and this Privacy Policy.

6. Children’s Privacy

The BollywoodBlastz is for general audiences and is not intended for use by children. We do not knowingly collect any Personal Information from children younger than the age of thirteen (13), and we will delete any Personal Information collected that we later determine to be from a user younger than the age of thirteen (13). If you believe a child under the age of thirteen (13) has disclosed Personal Information to us, please write to us at the street address provided in the “Contact Us” section set forth at the end of this Privacy Policy.

7. Security

We have incorporated safeguards to help prevent the loss, misuse and alteration of information under our control. However, no data transmission over the Internet, wireless transmission or electronic storage of information can be guaranteed to be 100% secure and we cannot anticipate all potential misuse of data over the Internet. Please note that we cannot ensure the security of any information you transmit to us, and your use of the BollywoodBlastz indicates that you are willing to assume this risk.

8. Changes to the Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time without notice to you. Any changes will be effective immediately upon the posting of the revised Privacy Policy.

Opting out of Email Marketing: If you do not want us to send you emails regarding special promotions or offers or share your Personal Information with other companies so that they can send you emails about their products and services, simply follow the unsubscribe instructions that are located at the bottom of those emails.

New Delhi customers may request further information about our approach to this law by writing to us at the email address provided in the “Contact Us” section located at the end of this document.

10. Disputes; No Rights of Third Parties

If you choose to access the BollywoodBlastz, subscribe to our magazine or use any of our Services, any dispute over privacy is subject to our Terms of Use, including limitations on damages, resolution of disputes, and application of the laws of the India, and the State of New Delhi. This Privacy Policy does not create rights enforceable by third parties.

11. How Do I Contact You about My Magazine Subscription? How do I Change My Subscription Information?

If you have a question or issue relating to your BollywoodBlastz’s subscription, go to the BollywoodBlastz’s contact page.

12. Contact Us: Privacy Policy Coordinator

If you have any questions or concerns about any aspect of this policy, please contact our privacy policy coordinator at the email address set forth below.

Privacy Coordinator