1.6 If You are accessing or using the Platform from any location outside India, You do so at Your own risk, and will be solely liable for compliance with any local laws, as may be applicable.
2.1. We collect the following types of information about You, both through offline documentation that You may provide, as well as when You use Our Platform: User Information, Demographic Information, Behavioural Information, and Indirect Information, (each of which have been defined below, and collectively, “Information”).
2.2. We collect Your Information either directly from You through offline documentation and/or the Platform or indirectly by using different technologies.
2.3. In order to access Our Platform, You may be required to provide Us with information in the nature of Your name, email address, mobile number, the company/ organization You work for, title, designation, physical addresses (collectively, “User Information”).
2.4. We may also collect User Information when You visit any of Our offices to enquire about, or avail Our Services or attend any seminars, webinars, conferences or events organised by Us. Further, We may collect User Information that You provide Us with for attending meetings held at Our offices such as accessibility and dietary requirements. Such User Information can imply or suggest a member’s health or other information which may include SPDI (as defined below). You agree and acknowledge that such information is only collected temporarily for the aforesaid limited purposes and consent to Our collection thereof.
2.5. We may collect from You, information which is not unique to You and refers to selected population characteristics (“Demographic Information”) including age, gender and current location details.
2.6. We may also collect information about how You use the Platform and information about Your mobile device and software including usage statistics, traffic data, Your IP address, browser and operating system type, domain names, access times, locations, and details regarding the parts of the Platform that You access (“Behavioural Information”).
2.7. Your use of certain third party services on the Platform also requires Us to collect such information as is considered necessary for that purpose (“Indirect Information”).
2.9. The IT Act and the SPDI Rules regulate the collection, usage, retention and disclosure of personal information, which is defined under the SPDI Rules as 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 (“Personal Information”).
2.10. The SPDI Rules further define “Sensitive Personal Data or Information” (“SPDI”) of a person as Personal Information about that person relating to:
2.11. Some of the Information collected by Us may qualify as Personal Information.
2.13. In the event of a change in the law applicable to data protection in India, You hereby expressly consent to Our continued use, storage, collection and disclosure of Your Information including Personal Information to the fullest extent permitted under such applicable law. We may reach out to You for obtaining additional consents and approvals as required under the amended law and You will be required to comply with such requests. Should You choose to not provide Us with such additional consents and approvals, We may have to discontinue your access to the Platform.
2.14. You may choose to not provide Us with or withdraw any or all information included under Personal Information, but in the event that You do so, We may be unable to allow you to access the Platform or otherwise avail services for the provision of which your information is being collected or processed.
3.1. We use Your Information for the following purposes:
3.2. In addition to the above, We also use Your Information, including Personal Information, for the following purposes:
(Collectively, the above constitute “the Purposes”).
3.3. If You wish to opt out of receiving communications such as information regarding the Platform and/or any regulatory updates provided by Us, You may do so by emailing Us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
3.5. Our processing of Your Personal Information in the context of Your visit to, and use of Our Platform are based on Our legitimate interests to operate an internet website and blogs for general information and communication purposes, to optimize Our website and blogs, and to protect it from attacks. Furthermore, Our processing of Your Personal Information for providing regulatory updates or conducting other business development activities serves the legitimate interests of the users to receive training in legal matters and know-how and serves Our legitimate interests to develop Our business and promote client relationships.
4.1. We disclose Your Information including Personal Information, as the case may be to third parties in the manner specified below:
Such third parties may include:
5.1. The Platform may contain links to third party websites and services (“Third Party Services”). We have no control over such Third Party Services, which are provided by persons or companies other than Us. We are not responsible for any collection or disclosure of Your information by such companies or persons thereof.
5.2. Further, We are not liable for any loss or damage which may be incurred by You as a result of the collection and/or disclosure of Your information via Third Party Services. We shall not be liable for any disputes arising from or in connection with such transactions between You and the aforementioned third parties.
6.1. You may review, correct, update, or change Your Personal Information on the Platform by emailing Us at email@example.com.
6.2. You may also request Us to delete Your Personal Information, and We will comply with such requests within a reasonable time, unless We are required to keep certain information for legal purposes.
6.3. Should You choose to delete Your Personal Information, or modify it in a way that is not verifiable by Us, or leads to such Personal Information being incorrect, We will be unable to provide You with access to Our Platform, and such a deletion or modification may be regarded as the user seeking to discontinue access to Our Platform.
6.4. We reserve the right to verify and authenticate Your identity and Your Personal Information in order to ensure accurate delivery of services through the Platform.
6.5. Access to, or correction, updating or deletion of Your Personal Information may be denied or limited by Us if it would violate another person’s rights and/or is not otherwise permitted by applicable law.
7.1. We endeavour to maintain physical, technical and procedural safeguards that are appropriate to protect Your Information against loss, misuse, copying, damage or modification and unauthorized access or disclosure. Some of the security measures adopted by Us are:
7.2. Further, We shall not be responsible for any breach of security or for any actions of any third parties or events that are beyond Our reasonable control including but not limited to acts of government, computer hacking, unauthorised access to computer data and storage device, computer crashes, breach of security and encryption, etc.
8.1. We will put in place measures such that Your Personal Information, which is in Our possession or under Our control, is destroyed and/or anonymized as soon as and in any case, within 5 (five) years of it being reasonable to assume that (i) the Purpose for which that Personal Information was collected is no longer being served by the retention of such Personal Information; and (ii) retention is no longer necessary for any other reason including applicable law.
8.3. We, however, reserve the right to retain, store and use Your Information including Personal Information for Our business purposes, whether such Information has been deleted or not. After a period of time, Your data may be anonymized and aggregated, and then may be held by Us as long as necessary for Us to provide Our Services effectively.
8.4. Please note that Your withdrawal of consent to use Your Personal Information may result in Us not being able to provide You with access to the Platform, or terminate any existing relationship that We may have with You.
You agree and undertake to indemnify Us in any suit or dispute by any third party arising out of disclosure of information by You to third parties either through Our Platform or otherwise, and Your use and access of websites, applications and resources of third parties. We assume no liability for any actions of third parties with regard to Your Information or Personal Information which You may have disclosed to such third parties.
In accordance with the IT Act and rules made there under, the name and contact details of the Grievance Officer are provided below:
Mr. Rajesh Pai
You may write to him at the following address:
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Peninsula Chambers, Peninsula Corporate Park, G. K. Marg,
Lower Parel West, Mumbai 400013, Maharashtra, INDIA
Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org