1.2. This Policy is published in accordance with the provisions laid down under section 43 – A of the Information Technology Act, 2000 ("IT Act”), Rule 4 of the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedure and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011 (“SPDI Rules”), and Rule 3(1) of the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021.
1.3. The purpose of this Policy is to set out how the Company collects and uses information provided by users as well as the transferability of such information. This Policy forms a part of the overall ‘Terms and Conditions’ for the Services provided by the Company, and any capitalized terms used here but not defined have the same meaning as in the ‘Terms and Conditions’ The Company values the privacy of its users and is fully committed to protect it in all respects.
2.1. The ‘COMPANY’ retains the discretion to amend or modify this Policy from time to time, with or without informing ‘YOU’ priorly and ‘WE’ shall be under no obligation to notify ‘YOU’ of the effective day of any modification to this Policy.
2.2. ‘YOU’ take the responsibility for periodically reviewing the Policy and adhering to the terms of this Policy. ‘YOUR’ access to and use of the website after any amendment to the Policy shall be deemed to be accepted of such amended or modified terms.
2.3. If ‘YOU’ do not agree with this Policy at any time, wholly or partially, do not access or use the Website or Services provided through the platform or provide ‘US’ with any of the user information. ‘YOUR’ use of this Website is entirely voluntary, and ‘YOU’ may discontinue the use of this Website at any time.
3.1. ‘YOU’ are given the option to control the data ‘WE’ gather from ‘YOU’. If ‘YOU’ are requested to provide personal information, it is optional, and ‘YOU’ can refuse to provide personal information. However, if ‘YOU’ decides not to provide essential data required for ‘US’ to offer ‘YOU’ our Services, ‘YOU’ may not be able to use some or all features of the Website or Services.
3.2. The type of information ‘WE’ collect includes information that can be used to identify ‘YOU’ as specified below (“Personally Identifiable Information”):
3.3. During the use of ‘OUR’ Website or services, ‘WE’ either automatically collect and process some or all of the information ‘YOU’ have voluntarily shared with ‘US’. ‘YOU’ hereby given ‘YOUR’ consent for ‘US’ to collect, use, share and disclose ‘YOUR’ information in the ways outlined in this Policy. Based on the circumstances and how ‘YOU’ use the Website, ‘WE’ may gather different types of information.
3.4. ‘WE’ collect two types of information about ‘YOU’:
3.5. Information is also collected through offline mode when you register for the services ‘WE’ provide. The following list describes the type information ‘WE’ collect after opting for different services:
4.1. The Company may automatically receive and log certain types of information when ‘YOU’ visit or interact with ‘OUR’ Website, services or other products, including:
5.1. ‘WE’ may include links to other websites or applications or payment gateway on ‘OUR’ Website. ‘WE’ have no control over the privacy policies that apply to such websites or applications or payment gateway. Once ‘YOU’ leave ‘OUR’ server, the operator of that third-party website will control how any information is collected and used.
5.2. ‘YOU’ agree and accept that ‘WE’ shall not be liable for the data collection policies of any third-party websites because ‘WE’ are not aware of and does not have any control over the data of collecting policies of such third-party websites. ‘WE’ do not provide Personally Identifiable Information to websites run by third-parties.
6.1. ‘WE’ utilize the information to furnish and enhance the services ‘WE’ provide, and to carry out necessary business functions. This comprises operating the services, preserving and improving the services’ performance, creating new features, conducting studies, and regularly sending out advertising materials or relevant to our products or Services to the e-mail address linked with ‘YOUR’ account. Examples of such uses include the following:
7.1. ‘YOUR’ personal information is stored on secure servers with controlled access. ‘WE’ adopt specific, administrative, technical, personnel and physical safeguards to protect personal information from loss, theft, unauthorized access, use, disclosure, or alteration and to maintain the data’s integrity.
7.2. ‘WE’ have procedures in place to handle any suspected breach of data security. If ‘WE’ are required by law to do so, ‘WE’ shall alert ‘YOU’ and any other relevant regulator of a suspected data security breach. Despite the effectiveness of ‘OUR’ security procedures.
7.3. ‘WE’ make no guarantees as to the security of ‘OUR’ database or that the information ‘YOU’ submit won’t be breached as no security system is impenetrable.
8.1. The Company relies on third party vendors and service providers to provide support and assistance for its products, services and events (“Service Providers”), and ‘WE’ may disclose ‘YOUR’ Information (including “Personally Identifying Information”) to these Service Providers to the extent necessary to support ‘OUR’ products, services or events.
9.1. ‘WE’ may disclose ‘YOUR’ information (including Personally Identifying Information) when ‘WE’ believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to comply with any law, regulation or legal request; enforce, apply or investigate breaches of ‘OUR’ Terms and Conditions and other agreements; respond to public requests; or protect the rights, property, user experience or safety of the Company, ‘OUR’ employees, ‘OUR’ users, or others. This can include exchanging information with other companies and organizations for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
1.1.1 When ‘YOU’ visit ‘OUR’ Website, certain information about the content or activities you have engaged may be reflected in the Uniform Resource Locator (“URL”) for the page you are viewing on ‘OUR’ Website (i.e., the Internet “address,” commonly displayed in the browser window). For example, the date or title of an article ‘YOU’ are viewing may appear in the URL for that page.
11.2.If ‘YOU’ leave ‘OUR’ Website to visit a third party website, including when ‘YOU’ click on an advertisement or link or when ‘YOU’ share information through a social plug-in (like the LinkedIn, Instagram, Youtube or Twitter), the information contained in the URL may be transmitted to the third party website by ‘YOUR’ browser.
13.1. Unless a longer retention time is required or permitted by law, ‘WE’ will only keep Information if it is to fulfil the objectives stated in this Policy.
13.2. ‘YOUR’ information may be stored in the system as long as ‘OUR’ relationship with ‘YOU’ lasts and further if there is a legal requirement or situation which prescribes for longer retention ‘WE’ shall retain ‘YOUR’ information.
14.1. Unless otherwise stated, ‘WE’ never knowingly collect or store any personal information from anybody under the age of 18 on our servers. ‘WE’ request that ‘YOU’ should not send ‘US’ any information about ‘YOU’ or anyone else if ‘YOU’ are below 18 years.
14.2. If ‘YOU’ are the parent or legal guardian of a child under the age of 18 and learn that ‘YOUR’ child has given ‘US’ information without your permission, please write a mail to email@example.com.