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Personal Information means and includes all information that can be linked to a specific individual or to identify any individual, such as name, address, mailing address, telephone number, e - mail address, and any and all details that may be requested while any user visits or uses the Site. In addition the Site may collect sensitive personal data or information which (as per the Rules framed under the Information Technology Act 2000) include:
(i) password; (ii) financial information such as Bank account or credit card or debit card or other payment instrument details ; (iii) physical, physiological and mental health condition; (iv) sexual orientation; (v) medical records and history; (vi) Biometric information; (vii) any detail relating to the above clauses as provided to body corporate for providing service; and (viii) any of the information received under above clauses by body corporate for processing, stored or processed under lawful contract or otherwise: provided that, any information that is freely available or accessible in public domain or furnished under the Right to Information Act, 2005 or any other law for the time being in force shall not be regarded as sensitive personal data or information for the purposes of these rules.
When you browse the Site, the Site may collect information regarding the domain and host from which you access the Internet, the Internet Protocol address of the computer or Internet Service Provider you are using, and anonymous site statistical data. The Site uses cookie and tracking technology depending on the features offered. Personal Information will not be collected via cookies and other tracking technology; however, if you previously provided personally identifiable information, cookies may be tied to such information. Aggregate cookie and tracking information may be shared with third parties.
When browsing our Site, you are not required to provide any Personal Information unless and until you choose to sign up for one of our e-mail newsletters or other services as is described in the Site from time to time.
If you choose to become a member of the Site, you may be required to provide your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address. Wherein if at any time you chose to accept to become a member of the website in addition to the information before stated you may also be required to provide a unique login name, password, and password validation, and a password hint to help you remember your password. This information is collected on the registration form for several reasons including but not limited to:
(a) Personal identification (b) To customize the content of our site to strive to meet your specific needs; and/or (c) To make other improvements to our site. In addition, we need your e - mail address to confirm your new member registration.
As a Site member you will also occasionally receive updates from us about the Site’ activities in your area, new Site services, and other noteworthy items. However, you may choose at any time to no longer receive these types of e - mail messages. Please see our Opt - Out Policy described below for details.
The Site values opinions and comments from users, so we may conduct online surveys. Participation in these surveys is entirely optional. Typically, the information is aggregated, and used to make improvements to the Site and its services and to develop appealing content, features and promotions for Site users. Survey participants are anonymous unless otherwise stated in the survey.
We may automatically log generic information about your computer's connection to the Internet, which we call "session data", that is anonymous and not linked to any Personal Information. Session data consists of things such as IP address, operating system and type of browser software being used and the activities conducted by the user while on the Site. An IP address is a number that lets computers attached to the internet, such as our web servers, know where to send data back to the user, such as the pages of the Site the user wishes to view. We may collect session data because it helps us analyze such things as what items visitors are likely to click on most, the way visitors are clicking through the Site, how many visitors are surfing to various pages on the Site, how long visitors to the Site are staying and how often they are visiting. It also helps us diagnose problems with our servers and lets us better administer our systems. Although such information does not identify any visitor personally, it is possible to determine from an IP address a visitor's Internet Service Provider (ISP), and the approximate geographic location of his or her point of connectivity.
From time to time we may add or enhance services available on the Site. To the extent these services are provided, and used by you, we will use the information you provide to facilitate the service requested. For example, if you email us with a question, we will use your email address, name, nature of the question, etc. to respond to your question. We may also store such information to assist us in making the Site the better and easier to use. With whom we may share your Personal Information?
For making the use of Site effective and resourceful the Site may share your information with vendors, consultants, and other service providers or volunteers who are engaged by or working with us and who need access to such information to carry out their work for us; to report required information to any statutory body at any time as may be required; when we believe in good faith that we are required to do so by law, court order, as requested by other government or law enforcement authority, or in the good faith belief that disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable including, without limitation, to protect the rights or properties of the Site or any or all of its affiliates, associates, employees, agents or office bearers or when we have reason to believe that disclosing the information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing interference with our rights or properties, whether intentionally or otherwise, or when anyone else could be harmed by such activities.; to enforce or apply this Policy, our Terms of Usage, or our other policies or agreements.
How can you opt out of from our website and informational updates?
You may "opt out" of receiving text messages, email updates and newsletters by following the instructions in those text messages and emails. Please note that we may still send you other types of emails, such as emails about your use of our Sites, or use information as otherwise described in this Policy, even if you opt out of receiving email updates and newsletters. Changes to information in your account does not affect information provided to others as set forth in this policy.
What safeguards we have in place to protect your Personal Information?
We take reasonable measures to protect your personal information in an effort to prevent loss, misuse, and unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction. Please be aware, however, that despite our efforts, no security measures are perfect or impenetrable and no method of data transmission that can be guaranteed against any interception or other type of misuse. To protect the confidentiality of personal information, you must keep your password confidential and not disclose it to any other person. You are responsible for all uses of our web sites by any person using your password. Please advise us immediately if you believe your password has been misused.
Does this policy apply to third party links on Site?
These terms and conditions are subject to the laws of India and in particular the Information Technology Act 2000 and the Rules framed therein from time to time. Any part of this policy which may be in contravention of or inconsistent with the Act, Rules as mentioned above or any other applicable law will be deemed as invalid and void and shall be deemed as severed from this policy. Also all relevant and appropriate terms and provisions of such Act and Rules and any other applicable law shall be deemed to have been incorporated herein for the purposes of this policy and use by you of the Site. All disputes are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts at New Delhi. Thank you for using the Site!