1.2. The Company is committed to protecting the privacy rights of its user(s) and recognizes the need for appropriate protection and management of any Personally Identifiable Information (hereinafter referred to as “PII”) that is shared by the user(s) on the Website and by operation of Application.
1.7. As used in this Policy, “Personally Identifiable Information or PII” shall mean and include any information that alone or in combination with other information relates to a specific, identifiable individual person. By way of illustration and not limitation, PII includes individuals’ names, personal identification numbers such as individual’s mobile number, email address, home or office address, age, occupation, location, birth dateand any other information provided by the User which is of personally identifiable form.
2.1. Users who use and/or register on the Website or Application will be requested to provide their PII. The PII is used for efficient service and better user experience for the User.
2.2. By accessing the Website or Application, the User consents to collection, storage, and use of the PII provided by him/her (including any changes thereto as provided).
2.3. The Companymay enter into agreements with third parties to store or process information/ data of Users. These third parties may have their own security standards to safeguard the information or data of Users and the Companywill on commercial reasonable basis require from such third parties to adopt reasonable security standards to safeguard information / data of Users.
2.4. The Companyrespects the privacy of the Users and is committed to reasonably protect it in all respects. The types of information about the User which may be collected by the Companyare as follows:
While signing up on oraccessing the Website or Application, the information of the user is collected, including but not limited to:
The Companymay also collect information through the User’s interaction with and use of the Website or Application which does not reveal the User’s specific identity or does not directly relate to an individual. Such information may include, but is not limited to, browser and device information, data collected through automated electronic interactions, Website or Application usage data, demographic information, geographic or geo-location information, statistical and aggregated information.
The Companymay receive information about the User from other public sources, add it to the User account information and treat it in accordance with this policy. The Companymay obtain updated contact information available in public domain from third parties in order to correct records and provide the Services or to communicate with the User.
3.1. The PIIof the User(s) may be used to set up and administer the User’s account, provide necessary technical support, verifyidentity of User(s) and send important communication.
3.2. The PII of the User(s) may be used to deliver advertising, marketing and event-based communication. Such communication may contain option to opt out of receiving such communications in future. If the User choses to opt out of receiving such marketing and event-based communication by emailing at firstname.lastname@example.org, post which the Companyshall not contact such User and will ensure that new data collected about the User(s) from then on will not be used by the Companyfor any targeted advertising purposes. However, the Companymay use existing information of the User(s) to customize the website accordingly.
3.3. The Companymay use the PII of the User(s) for internal and external research and development purposes and to improve and test the features and functions of the Website or Application for giving the best options to the Users.
3.4. The Company’s access to this information is limited to authorized personnel with a critical business reason, such as technical support.
3.5. The Companymay use and retain the PII of the User(s) for legal and compliance reasons, such as the prevention, detection, or investigation of a crime; loss prevention; fraud, or to meet our internal and external audit requirements, information security purposes, and or which is required
3.6. The Companydoes not sell information about its Users to any person or entity whatsoever. However, during development of its business, the Companymay sell or buy companies or assets. In such transactions, customer or user information may be transferred to such companies or assets.
3.7. The Companymay also use the PII of the User(s) collected for the following purposes-
4.1. Information may be shared with the Company’s service providers and affiliates to assist in operation of theactivities on the Website or Application.
4.2. Information may be shared with fraud prevention and detection service providers for the purpose of detecting and preventing fraudulent activity.
A cookie in no way gives the Companyaccess to the User’s computer or any information about them, other than the data they choose to share with the Company. The User(s) can choose to accept or decline cookies.
The "help" portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell the Users how to prevent their browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify then when they receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. However, cookies will allow Users to take full advantage of some of the Website or Application features and it is recommended to leave them turned on.
The Companymaintains log files of the traffic that visits the Website or Application. The Companydoes not link any information gathered in these log files to PII. Log files are used to manage traffic loads and information technology requirements for providing reliable service.
The security of PII is important to the Company. The Companyfollows generally accepted industry standards to protect the PII submitted by User(s). However, no method of transmission over the Internetor method of electronic storagecan be said to be 100% secure, therefore, while it is attempted to use commercially acceptable means to protect PII, there is no guarantee of absolute security.
The User(s) is responsible for all uses of his/her username and password created at the time of signing up of the Company’s Website/ Application. Please contact the Companyimmediately if the User(s) believes password has been misused. The Users shall be individually responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of their user name and password and for all activities occurring under their account. The Companyshall not be liable for any misuse or unauthorized use of username and password of the User(s).
The PII of the User(s) will be kept by the Companyfor as long it is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected, or as required or permitted by applicable laws. The Companywill cease to retain PII of users, or remove the means by which the data can be associated with Users, as soon as it is reasonable to assume that such retention no longer serves the purpose for which the personal data was collected, and is no longer necessary for legal or business purposes.
The Companyshall at all times assume that the information provided by the User(s) is correct, genuine and updated. The Companyshall not be held liable for any false/ incorrect information/ data of the User/s. The User shall indemnify The Companyin case of any loss, damage or injury caused to it due to the use or lawful disclosure of false data provided by the User(s).
It is contrary to this policy for User(s) to use Website or Applicationto effect or participate in any of the following activities:
The Companyalso reserves the right to disclose PII when special circumstances call for it, such as when disclosure is required by law or court order or when disclosure is, in its sole discretion, necessary to protect legal rights, including intellectual property rights.
The Companyhas appointed an internal data protection officer for the Users to contact ifaUserhas any queries, clarifications or complaints regarding compliance with this Policy or relating to processing of information. The data protection officer’s name and contact information are provided below:
User(s) are requested to please provide the following information in their query or complaint:
The Companyreserves the right to revise, amend or modify this Policy at any time and in any manner, according to its requirement. Any change or revision will be posted on theWebsite and Applicationalong with the date when the modification was made.
When the User uses the Website or Application, the Companymakes good faith efforts to provide the User, as and when requested by the User, with access to his/her PII and User shall further ensure that any PII or sensitive personal data or information found to be inaccurate or deficient shall be corrected or amended as feasible, subject to any requirement for such PII or sensitive personal data or information to be retained by law or for legitimate business purposes. The Companyasks individual Users to identify themselves and the information requested to be accessed, corrected or removed before processing such requests, and the Companymay decline to process requests that are unreasonably repetitive or systematic, require disproportionate technical effort, jeopardize the privacy of others, or would be extremely impractical (for instance, requests concerning information residing on backup tapes), or for which access is not otherwise required.
While dealing with data subjects of the European Union, the Companytakes measures to comply with General Data Protection Regulation(GDPR). Under GDPR, User(s) have right to access theirPII submitted to the Companyfor any purpose.
The consent provided to the Companyfor collection and use of PII may be withdrawn at any time by contacting at email@example.com.