Privacy Policy


This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which our OCR API software package is based on the open-source OCR software OpenBharatOCR and designed to process Indian government identification documents, collects, uses, maintains, and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User ") of the OCR API software package.

Information We Collect

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users interact with our OCR API software package. The information collected may include details present on Indian government identification documents, such as Aadhaar cards, PAN cards, voter ID cards, passports, and other similar documents. Users may be asked to upload images or provide text data from such documents. We may collect data including name, date of birth, photograph, address, identification numbers, and other relevant information present on the documents. Users may also provide contact information such as email address, phone number, and mailing address.

Non-Personal Identification Information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our OCR API software package. Non-personal identification information may include technical information about Users' means of connection to our OCR API software package, such as the type of device used, operating system, internet browser, and other similar information.

How We Use Collected Information

Our OCR API software package may collect and use Users' personal information for the following purposes:

How We Protect Your Information

We implement appropriate security measures to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and security of the information collected through our OCR API software package. This includes encryption of data in transit and at rest, regular security audits, and access controls to limit unauthorized access to the information.

Sharing Your Personal Information

We do not sell, trade, or rent Users' personal identification information to third parties. We may share the collected information with trusted service providers who assist us in operating our OCR API software package, conducting business activities, or servicing Users. These service providers are contractually obligated to maintain the confidentiality of the information and are prohibited from using it for any other purpose.

Changes to This Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time. Any changes to the Privacy Policy will be reflected on this page, and Users are encouraged to review this page periodically for any updates. Continued use of our OCR API software package after the posting of changes constitutes acceptance of those changes.

Your Acceptance of These Terms

By using our OCR API software package, you signify your acceptance of this Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our OCR API software package. Your continued use of the OCR API software package following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Contacting Us

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy or the practices of our OCR API software package, please contact us at kunal@essentia.dev.

This document was last updated on March 30, 2024.