“HappyHikkups”, “theHappyHikkups.com”, “HH”, “Company”, “Firm”, “we”, “our”, “us”, “Service Provider” or similar terminology are all in reference to HappyHikkups as a provider of Services for the remainder of this document.
“Client”, “user”, “you”, “your” or other similar terminology are all in reference to you, as the user of the website, mobile application(s) and as a recipient of our Services and resources for the remainder of this document.
“Platform” or similar terminology are all in reference to any mobile app, website or web links that the User can employ to access Services provided by the Company.
‘Unplug to Unmute’ Mindfulness Professional
“Mindfulness Practitioner”, “UTU Mindfulness Professional”, “UTU Mindfullness Professional”, “therapist”, “wellness advisor”, “expert”, “doctor”, “consultant” or similar terminology are all in reference to the ‘Unplug to Unmute’ Mindfulness Practitioner.
Nature of Service
Happy Hikkups is a ‘Unplug to Unmute Mindfulness platform’ that delivers art as emotional wellness products and Services to individuals and organisations, and use Art therapy as the psychological use of the art media and the creative process, facilitated by an art therapist, to help foster self-expression, create coping skills and strengthen a sense of self. These include, but are not restricted to, corporate wellness programmes through which employees of
organisations avail various products and Services. HappyHikkups offerings may include/are:
• Recorded and Live art therapy sessions
• Online and face-to-face consultation with expert UTU Mindfulness Professionals
(who have been authorised by HappyHikkups to use the platform for delivering their Services)
• Periodic self-assessments and psychological tests
• Workshops and/or webinars delivered by trained UTU Mindfulness Professional
• Self-help tools, content and programmes through a range of channels including, but not restricted to websites, mobile applications and emails
• Guide chat packs where in clients may be able to exchange encrypted private messages with their UTU Mindfulness Professional in addition to online consultation.
• We cater to art therapists and psychologists to bring them on one platform to provide
people with the experience and best of their knowledge and therefore, providing unquestionable support to the participants.
HappyHikkups reserves the right to add or remove products and Services from its overall
offerings without prior notification. The aforementioned shall hereinafter be referred to as
You acknowledge that you are providing your Personal Information out of your free will, either directly to HappyHikkups or through a third-party or your organisation. You have the option to not provide us the personal information sought to be collected. You will also have an option to withdraw your consent at any point, provided such withdrawal of consent is intimated to us in writing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Notwithstanding this, if you are accessing our platform through a third-party or your organisation, you will have an option to withdraw your consent at any point, provided you explicitly inform the third party or your organisation about such withdrawal of consent in writing, who would then inform us to take the appropriate action.
If you do not provide us with your Personal Information or if you withdraw the consent at any point in time, we shall have the option to not fulfil the purposes for which the said Personal Information was sought and we may restrict your use of the platform.
To enable you to engage with our Services, we will use personal information about yourself - provided directly to us or to a third party or your organisation - to contact or identify you, such as your name, phone number, emergency contact number, gender, occupation, hometown, personal interests, your email address, reason(s) for cancelling an appointment with a healthcare professional, medical history and any other information that the UTU Mindfulness Professional might require from you. We also collect information you provide from responses, in-app inputs, assessments or the feedback you send to us. If you communicate with us by email or phone, any information provided in such communication may be collected as personal information (“Personal Information”). The main reason we collect this Personal Information is to provide you a smooth, efficient and customised experience. The collection of Personal Information also enables the user to create an account and profile that can be used to interact with our UTU Mindfulness Professionals. You may change some of the information that you provide through your
account page at the website or profile details for the mobile application(s).
We may use your Personal Information to:
• Identify and reach you;
• Resolve service and billing problems via telephone or email.
• Assist you in scheduling appointments, remind you of upcoming or follow-up appointments, as well as cancelled appointments.
• Provide you with further information, products and services and newsletters.
• Better understand users’ needs and interests.
• Personalise your experience.
• Run statistical research (such research will only use your information in an anonymous way and cannot be linked back to you)
• Detect and protect us against error, fraud, and other criminal activity.
• Make disclosures as may be required under applicable law.
• Improve our website, mobile application(s) in order to better serve you.
• Allow us to better service you in responding to your customer service requests.
• Run a contest, promotion, survey or other site, mobile application feature.
• Quickly process your transactions.
Your information is used by the UTU Mindfulness Professionals and our app algorithms to better assess your condition and provide you with the most suitable counselling service or digital experience. Your Personal Information is held safe by the UTU Mindfulness Professional working with you and not normally shared with other UTU Mindfulness Professionals. However, there may be certain occasions when HappyHikkups and/or UTU Mindfulness Professionals use third-party tools to tailor the counselling sessions and in-app experience. In such cases, only minimal information as required is shared with others.
We are dedicated to maintaining the privacy and integrity of your Personal Information. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive certain communications from us, you can inform us by writing to email@example.com.
Updating Personal Information
If your Personal Information changes, or if you need to update or correct your Personal Information or have any grievance with respect to the processing or use of your Personal Information, for any reason, you may send updates and corrections to us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will take all reasonable efforts to incorporate the
changes within a reasonable period of time. If you provide your Personal Information to a third-party platform from which you are using our Services, HappyHikkups may not be able to make any changes to the same and you will have to contact the third-party platform in order to update your Personal Information.
If your Personal Information is stored as part of your profile on the platform, you can update your Personal Information from our website or mobile application(s).
Some Personal Information, such as your answers to online assessments cannot be updated or deleted once submitted. If you would like us to remove your records from our system, please contact us at email@example.com and we will attempt to accommodate your request if we do not have any legal obligation to retain such information.
Please note that we are required to retain certain information in keeping with professional standards or by law for record maintaining purposes (including but not limited to payment history, feedback, client information, etc.), so we will continue to store this information for a pre-specified period of time as per applicable laws, even if you delete your account. There may also be residual information that will remain within our databases and other records,
which, irrespective of any efforts by us to delete information, will not be removed from them.
You can instruct your browser, by changing its options, to stop accepting cookies or to prompt you before accepting a cookie from the websites you visit. If you do not accept cookies, however, you may not be able to use all features or functionalities of the platform.
When you visit the platform, our servers automatically record information that your browser or mobile application sends (“Log Data”). This Log Data may include information such as your computer’s Internet Protocol (“IP”) address, browser type, device name, operating system version, configuration of the app when accessing the Platform, the webpage you were visiting before you came to our Services, pages of our platform and Services that you visit,
the time spent on those pages, information you search for on our Services, access times and dates, and other statistics. We use this information to analyse trends, administer the site, track your location, gather broad demographic information for aggregate use, increase user- friendliness and tailor our Services to better suit your needs.
HappyHikkups maintains the confidentiality of information disclosed during personal consultation. Any information shared with HappyHikkups is confidential and not shared with anyone, including your organization, with certain exceptions where confidentiality may be breached. The case where confidentiality will be breached is if:
• the UTU Mindfulness Professional or HappyHikkups perceives there to be a serious and/or significant and/or imminent risk of harm to the health or safety of a person or the public or self.
• disclosure is required by law.
Except for the reasons outlined above, the Personal Information shared on HappyHikkups will only be shared with others after permission has been granted by you orally or by way of email/letter/fax. All staff members of HappyHikkups, including all HappyHikkups professionals, employees, contracted professionals or trainees, are required to follow this confidentiality policy.
The User agrees to indemnify HappyHikkups for any breach in confidentiality of the User’s Personal Information. If the User accesses HappyHikkups through a third-party platform the User indemnifies HappyHikkups against any data breaches that occur due to any acts of commission or omission from the third-party platform.
Third Party Disclosure
HappyHikkups does not sell or trade your Personal Information to third parties unless we provide you with advance notice. This however does not apply to any storage or transfer to and from server/website hosting partners and other parties who assist us in operating our platform, conducting our business, or servicing you. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our site policies,
mobile application policies, or protect ours or others’ rights, property, or safety. However, visitor information that is not personally identifiable may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, or other uses.
We employ administrative, physical, and technical measures designed to safeguard and protect information under our control from unauthorised access, use, and disclosure. When we collect, maintain, access, use, or disclose your Personal Information, we will do so using systems and processes consistent with industry standards in information privacy and security.
None of the call or video sessions are recorded. In keeping with professional standards, UTU Mindfulness Professionals might be required to maintain records of both online and offline
In spite of the security measures undertaken by us, we strongly discourage you from posting your Personal Information in forums, comments or any other publicly accessible places on our platform. HappyHikkups shall not be held responsible for use or misuse of any information pertaining to or shared by the User with relation to its Services. The User will not hold HappyHikkups liable for any issue related to data storage and/or security. It is your responsibility to ensure the privacy and security of your email account and phone messages so they cannot be accessed by third-party. HappyHikkups will use one or both of these channels to communicate with you regarding a range of information related to your psychological wellness. HappyHikkups shall not be liable for any breach
in confidentiality, should your email or text messages be accessed by a third-party, with or without your consent.
The platform may contain links to other third party sites. The third party sites are not necessarily under the control of HappyHikkups. Please note that HappyHikkups is not responsible for the privacy practices of such third party sites. HappyHikkups encourages you to be aware when you leave the platform and to read the privacy policies of each and every third party site or mobile application that collects Personal Information. If you decide to access any of the third-party sites linked to the platform, you do this entirely at your own risk. Any links to any partner websites is the responsibility of the linking party, and HappyHikkups shall not be responsible for notification of any change in name or location of any information on the websites. HappyHikkups is not responsible for the use of any Personal
Information that you voluntarily disclose through a forum or through the platform.
Persons Below The Age of 18
Our Services, website, and mobile application(s) are not directed to persons under the age of 18 years. We do not knowingly solicit anyone under the age of 18 to participate independently in any of our Services.
Changes To Policy
To address the grievances of the users, HappyHikkups has set up a Grievance Redressal Forum. In case you are dissatisfied with any aspect of our Services, you may contact our Grievance Redressal Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org. We assure you a time-bound response not exceeding one month from the date of your complaint.
Jurisdictional policies of HappyHikkups have been drafted in accordance and compliance with Indian laws. Any and all disputes arising between the user and HappyHikkups with regards to this Policy, including the interpretation of the terms of this Policy shall be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts at Mumbai, India.