By accessing the Site and using the services provided herein you may provide some of your ‘personal information’ or ‘sensitive personal data or information’ (“Personal Data”) under the Information Technology (Reasonable security practices and procedures and sensitive personal data or information) Rules, 2011 (“SPI Rules”).
“Personal Information” is defined under the SPI Rules to mean any information that relates to a natural person, which, either directly or indirectly, in combination with other information available or likely to be available to a body corporate, is capable of identifying such person.
You are required and responsible to maintain the accuracy of the information/ Personal Data submitted by you to the Company. In case you provide an inaccurate, false or incomplete data or the Company has reasons to believe or suspect that the data provided by you is inaccurate, false or incomplete, the Company may, at its sole discretion, discontinue its Services to you.
By using the Site or providing us with any information, you:
- acknowledge that the Site is subject to the laws of India
- consent to the collection, processing, maintenance and transfer of such information in and to India and other applicable territories in which the privacy laws may not be as comprehensive as or equivalent to those in the country where you reside and/or are a citizen, and
- waive any claims that may arise under those laws.
Information you give us directly
We may collect information directly from you when you provide us with personal information, e.g. when you register for prize draws or competitions, sign up to receive information, use applications, buy a product or service from us, fill out a survey, or make a comment or enquiry. The types of information we may collect from you directly include your: *Name; *Address; *E-mail; *Username; *Telephone number; *Credit card or other payment information; *Age; *Date of birth; *Gender; *User-generated content, posts and other content you submit to the Site; or *Any other information including personal information you voluntarily provide to us.
Information we collect automatically when you use the Site
Information we collect from other sources
We may receive personal information about you from other sources if you have given permission for that information to be shared. This may include information from commercially available sources such as public databases and data aggregators, and information from third parties. We may supplement the information we collect about you through the Site with such information from third parties in order to enhance our ability to serve you, to tailor our content for you and/or to offer you opportunities to purchase products or services that we believe may be of interest to you.
Use of Information
We may use your personal information collected by us to: *Improve our products and your experience on the Site. *Evaluate the use of the Site, as well as its products and services. *Analyse the effectiveness of our advertisements, competitions and promotions. *Personalise your website experience, as well as to evaluate (anonymously and in the aggregate) statistics on website activity, such as what time you visited it, whether you have visited it before and which site referred you to it. *Make the Site easier to use and to better tailor the Site and our products to your interests and needs. *Help speed up your future activities and experience on the Site. For example, the Site can recognise that you have provided your personal information and will not request the same information a second time. *Collect information about the device you are using to view the Site, such as your IP address or the type of Internet browser or operating system you are using, and link this to your personal information so as to ensure that the Site presents the best web experience for you. *To contact you regarding products and services which may be of interest to you, provided you have given us consent to do so, or you have previously requested a product or service from us and the communication is relevant or related to that prior request and made within any timeframes established by applicable laws. *Offer you the opportunity to take part in competitions or promotions. *Provide you with information, products or services that you request from us. *Respond to your queries or comments. *Processing applications and transactions.
Where we collect personal information for a specific purpose, we will not keep it for longer than is necessary to fulfil that purpose, unless we have to keep it for a legitimate business activity or legal reasons. Please note that in order to protect information from accidental or malicious destruction, when we delete information from our services we may not immediately delete residual copies from our servers or remove information from our backup systems.
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Sharing of information
As a general rule, we do not share your personal information with any third party. However, we may share your personal information with trusted third parties, such as: *Our advertising, marketing and promotional agencies to help us deliver and analyse the effectiveness of our advertising campaigns and promotions. *Third parties required to deliver a product or service to you, such as a delivery or postal service delivering a product that you have ordered. *Law enforcement or government authorities where they have followed due legal process to request us to disclose the information. *Third parties who wish to send you information about their products and services, but only if you have given us consent to do so. *Third party service providers which provide services to Company such as data analysis firms, customer support specialists, email vendors, webhosting companies and fulfilment companies (e.g., companies that coordinate mailings). *Our affiliates and other divisions in our company which may be located in or outside India.
Our Site maintains stringent security measures in place to protect the loss, unauthorised use, disclosure, destruction and alteration of the information under our control. Whenever you change or access your account information, we offer the use of a secure server. Once your information is in our possession, we adhere to strict security guidelines, protecting it against such unauthorized access.
The information we collect from you is stored on our or our subcontractors’ secure servers. We comply with our security policies and standards when accessing or using this information and restrict access to your information to those persons who need to use it for the purpose(s) for which it was collected. You are responsible for keeping any information that we send to you confidential and for complying with any other security procedures that we notify you of. In particular, where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of the Site, we ask you not to share a password with anyone.
In case of a security breach, we may post a notice on the Site or send an email to you at the email address you have provided to us. You acknowledge and consent that your Personal Data may be transferred outside the country in which you are located, including to countries with a lower level of data protection than in the country in which you are located.
However, no electronic data transmission or storage of information can be guaranteed to be absolutely secure. Please note that we cannot absolutely ensure or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us. The Company restricts authorized access to your personal information to those persons who have a legitimate purpose to know that information to provide products or services to you, and those persons who are authorized to have access to such information.Transfer of information
We provide all users with the opportunity to opt-out of receiving non-essential (promotional, marketing-related) communications from us on behalf of our partners, and from us in general. Any direct marketing communications that we send to you will provide you with the information and means necessary to opt out of receiving such communications.
Your privacy rights, choice and access
If you wish to modify, verify, correct, delete, or update any of your personal information collected through the Site, you may edit your profile preferences or contact us in relation to the same. In accordance with our routine record keeping, we may delete certain records that contain personal information you have submitted through the Site. We are under no obligation to store such personal information indefinitely and disclaim any liability arising out of, or related to, the destruction of such personal information.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active or as needed to provide you services. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services, please contact us in relation to the same. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
Changes and policy updates
If you have questions or concerns regarding your privacy, please contact Company directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
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