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Privacy Policy

Welcome to the website www.smest.in. The content of the Website is the property of SMEST Capital Private Limited, India's leading Fintech firm, enabling individual investors to invest in Bonds and Debentures online. SMEST is having its registered office at Flat no.5, SMEST, Prabhat Kunj, road no 24, Khar West, Mumbai 400052.

The Company is in the business of enabling users make investments in financial instruments as provided by the Company on the Website either ,-
  1. By acting as an intermediary through financial institutions and the users; or
  2. By enabling the user to make an investment in a financial instrument directly with the Company. (“Services”).

The Company can be contacted; by phone at +912226048050 or by e-mail at care@smest.in.We value your privacy and appreciate your trust in us. This Policy describes how we treat user information we collect on www.smest.in and other offline sources.This Privacy Policy applies to all the Users. By visiting and/or using our Platform, you agree to this Privacy Policy. This Privacy Policy is published in compliance of the Information Technology Act, 2000; and the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Information) Rules, 2011 (the "SPI Rules").The information/ documents collected from Users (e.g., name, address, e-mail, contact numbers, bank and Demat account details etc.) are used to identify User, to register User and to facilitate the execution of Transaction Services initiated using this Platform.The Company is committed to operate this Platform with the highest ethical standards and appropriate internal controls. Your privacy is important to us and maintaining your trust is paramount. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, and disclose information about you.We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Subject to your rights at law, you agree to be bound by the prevailing terms of this Privacy Policy as updated from time to time. We encourage you to check the latest version of this Privacy Policy regularly. By using this Platform and Services, you consent to the terms of our privacy policy (“Privacy Policy”) in addition to our Terms of Use. We encourage you to read this Privacy Policy regarding the collection, use, and disclosure of your information. If you are not comfortable with any of the terms or policies described in this Privacy Policy, you may choose to discontinue usage of our Platform.

This Privacy Policy and your use of this Platform shall be governed in all respects by the laws of India.

➡️Collection of Information

Platform may collect the following two types of information:"Personal Information" which includes information which could reasonably be used to identify you personally, such as your name, email address, registration account details, physical address, or other relevant personal details; and demographic information, such as gender, pin code or similar information. For the purpose of this policy, sensitive personal data or information has been considered as a part of Personal Information, which may include information such as password, financial information (details of bank/ Demat account, debit card, or other permissible payment modes)."Non-Personal Information" which includes information that does not identify you or any other individual, and includes IP (internet protocol) addresses, browser types, the name of your ISP (internet service provider), information about a third party link/URL from where You arrive to our website, which pages/URLs do You click on the SMEST Capital website, and the amount of time spent on each.We use this information to inter-alia deliver our web pages to you upon request, to tailor our /Platform to the interests of our Users, to measure traffic within our Platform, to improve the Platform quality, functionality, and interactivity etc.You represent that the information or data you provide from time to time is and shall be correct, current, and updated and you have all the rights, permissions, and consents to provide such information or data.

➡️Use of the Information

We use and process, User's information for a range of purposes, which may include the following:

  • To provide and administer Services;
  • To fulfill the service requests;
  • To deliver notices or alerts relevant to the use of Services;
  • Processing quotation offers and managing the relationship, including providing support, processing, evaluating, and responding to requests and inquiries, and capturing personal data of potential Users for future communications;
  • To facilitate transactions;
  • To check the identity and suitability of Users for certain products and services;
  • To ensure the security and operation of our Information Technology environment;
  • To use it for marketing and advertising measures (e.g., newsletters via e-mail);
  • To detect, prevent, and investigate fraud;
  • Facilitate and improve the usage of Services;
  • To comply with Applicable Laws, rules, and regulations;
  • To comply with the legal process to respond to requests from public, regulatory, or government authorities;
  • To perform internal business processes such as data analysis, audits, developing, and improving new products and services;
  • To share data with, clearing corporations, KRA etc. for the fulfillment of Transaction Service(s).

The following paragraphs describe in more detail how we propose to use your information.

Fulfilling your Transaction Request

Any information/ document provided by a User will be used for setting up account/ completing registration process with us and processing your transaction or for any other purpose for which you have granted access to such information to us, based on our mutual agreement / discussions / communications / correspondences. All information provided by you on this Platform, which has been duly received and accepted by us will be used for the purpose of establishing the relationship with us/processing a transaction.

Providing Support and Marketing

We may use your personal information to notify you about any upcoming product(s)/ services offered by/ through us (Platform) or to provide you with one or more Services available on this Platform.

Social Media

The Company may maintain/ upload information on social media sites like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. When you visit the social media properties/ account of the Company, we collect information about your activities on those properties. The information we review includes whether you visited or commented on a blog or provided a rating or made comment etc.

Do Not Call Registry

In furtherance to your usage of the Platform, you expressly waive the Do Not Call (DNC) / Do Not Disturb (DND) registrations on your phone/mobile numbers for contacting you. Hence, there is no DNC / DND check required for the number you have provided/ made available to the Company. Modes of contacting you/ communication may include sending SMSs, WhatsApp, email alerts and / or telephonic calls etc. The User unconditionally authorizes the Company, its affiliates, service providers, facilitating agency and their representatives to call, send email, SMS, or communicate through WhatsApp about the Services and other updates/ offering from time to time.


Notwithstanding anything to the contrary in this Policy or any other terms of services, the aggregate liability of the Company, its affiliates, service provider hereunder shall be limited to INR 1,000 only and shall not extend to any direct, indirect, or remote damages whatsoever, including but not limited to special, incidental, consequential, or punitive damages or loss of profits.


This Privacy Policy does not apply to any information other than information collected by the Company through the Website including such information collected in accordance with (Collection of Information) above. This Privacy Policy will not apply to any unsolicited information provided by you through this Website or through any other means. This includes, but is not limited to, information posted on any public areas of the Website. All such unsolicited information shall be deemed to be non-confidential and the Company will be free to use, disclose such unsolicited information without limitation.The Company also protects your personal information off-line other than as specifically mentioned in this Privacy Policy. Access to your personal information is limited to employees, agents, or partners and third parties, who the Company reasonably believes will need that information to enable the Company to provide Services to you. However, the Company is not responsible for the confidentiality, security, or distribution of your own personal information by our partners and third parties outside the scope of our agreement with such partners and third parties.

Date Retention

Your information will be retained with the Company if your account is active or as needed to provide Services to you and in any event with the Company for a minimum period of 10 years. If you wish to cancel your account or request that the Company no longer uses your information to provide Services, you may contact the Company at contact-us at care@smest.in. The Company will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with its legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce its agreements or for other business purposes.

Changes to Privacy Policy

The Company reserves the right to change this policy from time to the revised Privacy Policy. We encourage you to regularly check this notice on our Platform for updates.

Compliance Officer

In case you have any grievances or want to address any discrepancy with respect to the processing of any of the information/data you provided to the Platform, you can reach out to our Compliance Officer, the details are mentioned below-Name: Khushbu Gupta Designation: Compliance Officer Email: compliance@smest.in Phone: +919152026015

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