- Published on 04 November 2010
1. Personal Information
We collect personal information from you when you (i) submit questions or material to us, (ii) register on this site or (iii) e-mail us.
We use such personal information collected through this site for the purposes of:
- providing a personalised service
- conducting market research surveys
- running features that incorporate submissions to the site and
- providing you with information about, and access to, products and services we offer, either ourselves or jointly with or on behalf of other organisations.
- Gauging interest on particular issues
- Providing third parties with such information as they may require to conduct any of the above
2. Non-Personal Information
- improve marketing profiles
- assist strategic development
- manage our relationship with advertisers, and
- audit usage of the site.
We may share such information, with our partners, advertisers, or other third parties.
Any personal information you choose to provide to us with your submissions posted to this site may appear on the site, but only to identify you as the author of the submission, unless you expressly authorise us to make further use of the information on the site. Please click to view our Acceptable Use Policy.
By submitting your personal information, you agree that we may disclose your personal information to members of India Inc’s corporate group. Subject to obtaining your consent, we may also supply personal information about you to third parties. We reserve the right to disclose your personal information to comply with applicable laws and government or regulatory bodies' lawful requests for information.
We may transfer, sell or assign any of the information described in this policy to third parties as a result of a sale, merger, consolidation, change of control, transfer of assets or reorganisation of our business. If you wish to review or receive copies of the personal information we hold about you, or have any other queries please write to us (including full details of your request) at:
59 Church Street,
We may charge a small administration fee in relation to fulfilling a request for access to personal information.
5. Interactive areas
If you voluntarily disclose personal information on the bulletin boards or in the chat areas on this site, that information can also be collected and used by others and may result in unsolicited messages.
6. Where we store your personal data
The data that we collect from you may be transferred to, and stored at, a destination outside the European Economic Area ("EEA"). It may also be processed by staff operating outside the EEA who work for us or for one of our suppliers. Such staff maybe engaged in, among other things, the fulfilment of your order, the processing of your payment details and the provision of support services.
(All information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted (using SSL technology).) Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. We ask you not to share a password with anyone.
Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features to try to prevent unauthorised access.
7. Your Rights under the Data Protection Act 1998 (“the Act”)
Our site may, from time to time, contain links to and from the websites of our partner networks, advertisers and affiliates. If you follow a link to any of these websites, please note that these websites have their own privacy policies and that we do not accept any responsibility or liability for these policies. Please check these policies before you submit any personal data to these websites.
8. Access to Information
The Act gives you the right to access information held about you. Your right of access can be exercised in accordance with the Act. Any access request may be subject to a fee to meet our reasonable costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.
9. Linked Sites
Our site features several activities and links, which may be co-sponsored or operated by other sites. These activities and links will be identifiable by their co-branding. While these activities and links may originate on this site, they may link to other sites not operated by us. We have no control over the privacy practices or the content of any of our co-sponsors and strongly recommend that you check their privacy policies before engaging in these activities. Additionally, our site contains links to other sites, including those of advertisers. We have no control over the privacy practices of advertisers or other sites to which we provide links from this site.
We reserve the right to change this policy at any time, and will post any changes to this policy as soon as they go into effect without prior notice to you. Any such changes are effective as of the date such changes are posted on this page.