Thanks for choosing “Chingari” (“Chingari”, “Service”, “we”, “us”, “our”, “Tech4Billion Media Private Limited”). We are pleased to make our Service available to you. Chingari includes the Chingari App, website, features, and other associated services. Chingari provides image posting, Video Posting and other services to users. Chingari includes social and interactive features. This is our Privacy Policy, which helps explain our information practices. This privacy policy along with the End User License Agreement (URL) and any subsequent addendums forms the entire binding agreement between you and Chingari.

If you install, use, access Chingari App or any of its features, you have read and accepted the terms of this Policy. You have also accepted the Chingari ‘Terms of Service’, and Chingari ‘Content Policy’, Data Processing Agreement along with any other addendums which are available on the Chingari App, Chingari Website, and otherwise. Please make sure to read these documents before using the app. By using Chingari, you are entering into a binding contract(s) with Chingari. Your contract with us includes this Policy, the Terms and Conditions, the Content Policy, etc. If you don’t accept the agreement init’s entirety please do not use, install, access Chingari app or any of its features

Chingari is a neutral, intermediary platform that aims to foster and create a diverse and inclusive community and we are not liable for any third party information, data, content or communication link made available or hosted by us. We do not initiate the transmission or select the receiver of the transmission or select or modify the Content/transmission.

In pursuance of this, these Community Guidelines (“Guidelines”) are intended to help users understand the nature of content which may be posted on Chingari.

You shall be solely responsible for the Content posted, shared, modified uploaded, transmitted, updated and hosted by you and it is your responsibility to ensure that your Content is in line with these Guidelines as well as the Privacy Policy, Terms and Conditions Policy etc.

These Guidelines apply to all users of Chingari and Chingari in its sole discretion may take any action against content posted by users which does not comply with these Guidelines.

You agree that you shall not host, display, upload, modify, publish, transmit, update or share any information that:

(a) belongs to another person and to which you do not have any right to;

(b) is grossly harmful, harassing, blasphemous defamatory, obscene, pornographic, paedophilic, libellous, invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically objectionable, disparaging, relating or encouraging money laundering or gambling, or otherwise unlawful in any manner whatever;

(c) harms minors in any way;

(d) infringes any patent, trademark, copyright or other proprietary rights;

(e) violates any law for the time being in force;

(f) deceives or misleads the addressee about the origin of such messages or communicates any information which is grossly offensive or menacing in nature;

(g) impersonates another person;

(h) contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer resource;

(i) threatens the unity, integrity, defence, security or sovereignty of India, friendly relations with foreign states, or public order or causes incitement to the commission of any cognisable offence or prevents investigation of any offence or is insulting any other nation.

These are discussed below.


You are the owner of all of the content that you create and post on Chingari yourself. However, do not post any content that you are not entitled to share or post. Only upload videos and other content that you have created or that you have been authorised to use. Do not use any content in your posts or other uploads that you do not own the copyright to, such as music records or portions of videos created by anyone else. Do not post any content that you have copied or accessed from any other source including the internet, for which you have not obtained authorisation to post. You are requested to respect the copyrights, trademarks and other intellectual property rights of other persons. Your video(s) will be taken down without notice to you if we receive a complaint that you have infringed someone else’s intellectual property rights.


Never threaten or post any video or other content threatening any person or a group of persons. Threats of causing harm to any person or property are strictly prohibited. This includes threats of physical harm, theft, property damage, reputational damage, defamatory content and threats financial loss.

All forms of blackmail, harassment, intimidation, predatory behaviour, stalking, violating the privacy of any person or disclosing the private information of other persons are prohibited.

Do not post any content that promotes, incites or condones violence, hatred or discrimination against any person or groups of persons based on nationality, race, ethnicity, region, religion, caste, disability, deformity, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or political affiliation.


The welfare and wellbeing of all users of Chingari is our utmost priority and in furtherance of this we are looking to create a safe environment for our users. Therefore we do not allow any content to be posted that depicts, glorifies, encourages, instructs, or promotes any form of self-harm or self-injury.

However, as an exception any content that provides support, resources, coping mechanisms for those struggling with thoughts of self-harm or suicide are permitted.

Do not post any content that encourages, promotes glorifies or incentivises persons to engage in any dangerous or risky activity that has an imminent risk of physical or mental injury.


Do not post violent, gruesome or graphic content that is chiefly intended to be shocking, sensational, or gratuitous and depicting violent or accidental deaths involving real people.

Such content (subject to some restrictions) may be posted for the limited purpose of raising awareness and/or promoting discussion about certain newsworthy events, as long as sufficient information is provided to warn persons of the violent or graphic nature of the content.


Nudity or any content that displays any private parts of a person is not permitted on Chingari and further we prohibit all pornographic and sexual content including digitally created content. Pornographic and sexual content includes content that depicts or is related to sexually explicit language, sexual fetishes, sexual arousal and sexual activity including penetrative sex, non-penetrative sex and oral sex.

All content that facilitates, promotes or coordinates sexual encounters between persons is prohibited and sexually explicit language is prohibited.

All content that promotes, glorifies or depicts any form of sexual violence or sexual exploitation or non-consensual sexual acts are prohibited.


We are committed to ensuring that Chingari is a safe and accessible platform and in pursuance of this, we are deeply committed to ensuring the safety of minors. All users must have attained at least 13 years of age.

All and any content, including content that is in a digital format, depicting nude or even partially nude minors or the private parts of minors are strictly prohibited.

Any content, including content that is in a digital format, that depicts a minor in a sexual context or in connection with any sexual activity including penetrative sex, non-penetrative sex and oral sex, is strictly prohibited. All content that sexually objectifies minors is prohibited.

Any content, including content that is in a digital format, that portrays, promotes or glorifies the sexual exploitation of minors or paedophilia or violence against minors is prohibited.

Any and all activity related to grooming of minors for the purposes of engaging in sexual abuse, sexual exploitation, or sexual trafficking of such minors is strictly prohibited. Users are prohibited from posting any content that encourages, incentivizes or blackmails a minor to transmit any content that is sexual in nature. All posts that involve or engage a minor in a sexually explicit conversation are prohibited.

All instances or suspected instances of sexual exploitation of minors shall be reported to the authorities.


Do not post any content that is unlawful or which is prohibited under any national or local laws which apply to you. Do not use Chingari for any illegal activities or for the conduct of lawful activities in an unlawful manner.

All content that promotes, glorifies or incites the commission of any unlawful activities or offences is prohibited.

Terrorists are prohibited from using Chingari. Terrorists include non-state actors that use planned and deliberate violence or threats of violence against civilians, in the pursuit of any political, religious, racial, nationalist or ideological objects.

All content that promotes, supports or glorifies any terrorists or criminals or criminal and unlawful activities is prohibited.


In order to ensure safety of users, you shall not post any content that depicts, promotes, encourages or glorifies the consumption, possession, manufacture or trade of drugs, narcotics and other controlled substances.

You shall not sell, offer for sale, trade or solicit any drugs, narcotics or other controlled substances on Chingari.


We are committed to protecting the privacy and sensitive personal information of users. In order to foster a safe and authentic platform for the free expression and exchange of ideas of users, we prohibit all attempts to gather sensitive user information through Chingari and such attempts constitute an abuse of our platform and Services.

You shall not use Chingari to upload, transmit, distribute, store or otherwise make available in any way: files that contain viruses, trojans or other material that is malicious or harmful.

Do not make or accept any payments to or from any user on Chingari. Do not post any content that promotes any scam or fraud including phishing, ponzi schemes, betting, and lotteries.

Do not engage in spamming, do not artificially increase or collect likes, shares, comments or followers. Do not repeatedly message or contact users without their consent. Making or accepting payments whether in money or otherwise in exchange for views, likes, shares, comments or followers is prohibited.

Do not operate multiple Chingari accounts under false pretences, to fabricate fake activity or circulate commercial spam.

While you need not use your real name on Chingari as your username, you are required to provide us with accurate and up to date information at the time of registering with Chingari.

Any misinformation that could that is harmful to the community at large is prohibited and in particular, do not post any misinformation that:

  • is defamatory in nature
  • may incite fear, hate or prejudice against a person or a group of persons
  • pertains to medical treatments, health conditions or health of individuals
  • is related to any scams, frauds hoaxes or phishing attempts
  • pertains to local or national elections or other such processes


Do not impersonate another person or organisation and do not post any content on Chingari by using someone else’s name, details, images, logos, trademarks, tradenames or brand names. Do not create any accounts for the purpose of misleading others.

However, parody accounts, fan accounts and other accounts that do not mislead other users of Chingari are permitted.


Do not post or threaten to post any content revealing any personally identifiable information of any person including but not limited to a person’s mobile number, landline, e-mail address, residential address, place of work or employment, bank details, social security number, Aadhar number, PAN Number, or passport number.

Do not post or threaten to post any content revealing any personally identifiable information of any person including but not limited to a person’s mobile number, landline, e-mail address, residential address, place of work or employment, bank details, social security number, Aadhar number, PAN Number, or passport number.

Do not post and do not threaten to post any videos or images of any person without their consent.


All activity and content that undermines the security of Chingari is prohibited.

You are prohibited from circulating or distributing any files on Chingari that contain viruses, trojans, malware, ransomware or other materials that are malicious or harmful.

Do not attempt to hack the Chingari website, applications, softwares, servers or associated networks or circumvent its measures to restrict user access.

Do not attempt to make unauthorised copies, modify, adapt, translate, reverse engineer, disassemble, decompile or create any derivative works of the Services or any content included therein, including any files, tables or documentation (or any portion thereof) or determine or attempt to determine any source code, algorithms, methods or techniques embodied by the Services.

If you violate these Guidelines, we may in our sole discretion take any suitable action against you, which may include the removal of the offending content from Chingari, termination of your Chingari account, deactivation of your Chingari account, and/or notification to the concerned authorities.