Effective date: 1st April 2022
1. Agreement and Acceptance-
Your privacy is important to us, and so is being transparent about how we collect, use, store, hand over and share information about you. This Policy explains how we may use the information we collect about you when you use our website, do business with us in any form, or otherwise intermingle with us by participating in our events. Policy gives effect to our commitment to protect your personal information and has been adopted by all of the separate and distinct legal entities associated with Growth Vidyapeeth (including SLMT Institute, LPKC Development and Entertainment Pvt. Ltd, Let’s Get Together Foundation and World Human Development Center) that manage, operate, license, own and/or provide services offered by Growth Vidyapeeth (Hereinafter referred to as “Organization”, “we” “us” and “our”).
· Services refers to the services mentioned at https://growthvidhyapeeth.com/about-us/ [y1] operated by Growth Vidyapeeth.
· Personal Data means data about a living individual who can be identified from that data (or from any other information either in our possession or likely to come into our possession).
· Usage Data is data collected automatically either generated by the use of Services or from Services infrastructure itself (for example, the duration of a page visit).
· Cookies are small files stored on your device (computer or mobile device).
3. How This Policy Applies
· Section 43A of the Information Technology Act, 2000;
· Rule 4 of the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Information) Rules, 2011 (The “SPI Rules”);
· Rule 3(1) of the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines) Rules, 2011.
4. Types of Personal Information We Collect
4.1. In order for us to provide you with the services, we collect and process certain information, including sensitive personal information. Such collection and processing of information may be subject to the jurisdiction and applicable law therein and shall not be made available in public.
4.2. Personal Information is data collected that can be used to uniquely identify or contact You. There may be instances in which the personal information that you provide to us or that we collect is considered Sensitive Personal Information under the privacy laws of some countries. The SPI Rules define “Sensitive Personal Data or Information” of a person to mean personal information about that person relating to:
- Financial Information such as bank accounts, credit and debit card details or other payment instrument details;
- Physical, physiological, and mental health conditions;
- Medical records and history;
- Information received by body corporate under lawful contract or otherwise; and
- Visitor details as provided at the time of registration or thereafter.
b. Birth date;
c. Email address;
d. Telephone number;
f. financial information such as Bank account or credit card or debit card or other payment instrument details;
g. physical, physiological and mental health condition;
h. sexual orientation;
i. medical records and history;
j. Login ID and password;
k. Country of residence and address.
4.4. We may seek your permissions to use camera, microphone, other data as and when required.
4.5.We may use closed-circuit television and other security measures at our properties to capture or record images and sounds of customers and guests in public areas as permitted by the applicable law.m
4.6. We may also collect information other than Personal Information from You through the Website when You visit and /or use the Website. Such information may be stored in server logs. Such Non-Personal Information would not assist us to identify You personally and may include the following-
a. Your usage details such as time, frequency, duration and pattern of use, features used and the amount of storage used,
b. Master and transaction data and other data stored in Your user account,
c. Internet Protocol address, browser type, browser language, referring URL, files accessed, errors generated, time zone, operating system and other visitor details collected in our log files etc.
5. How We Collect Your Personal Information
Your personal information may be collected by us in a number of ways, including:
- when you provide us with information in relation to your attendance at any of our course introductions, courses, seminars workshops or other hosted events and services;
- when you provide information to us by filling in forms on any of our websites;
- when you complete surveys that we use for research purposes; and
- When you contact us, for example, to inquire about our services.
- Participation document, questionnaire and feedback forms filled by you during the workshops
6. How We Use Your Personal Information:
6.1. We use the information we collect from you to provide you the extraordinary level of service you request and expect from us. Our primary goal in collecting your information, including your personal information, is to provide you with a smooth, adept, and customized experience. As part of that undertaking, we are committed to safeguarding the privacy of the personal information that we gather and never sell your data.
We may use your information as set forth below:
Service Administration. We use your personal information to create and administer your account, keep your account secure, contact you, complete a purchase or provide the services you have requested, customize your experience, to carry out services we have agreed to provide you and to protect our Services including verifying the identities of creators and preventing fraud and abuse; improving the content and methods of delivery of our website and providing, managing and improving our services.
Communication. We use your information to send communications about the Services, including confirming your purchases, sending invoices, responding to your comments, questions and requests, providing customer support, and sending you technical notices, updates, security alerts, and administrative messages. We will contact you through email, phone calls, notices posted on our websites, and other ways, including text messages.
Payment Information. We collect certain payment and billing information when you register for certain paid Services. For example, you might provide payment information, such as payment card details, which we collect via secure payment processing services. We do not store payment details nor do we share your payment information with third parties for any purpose other than the provision of the requested Service.
Marketing. Information you submit, such as your name, email, other contact information, as may be collected by our organization for internal marketing and development purposes as well as to respond to your inquiries. With your permission we may use your personal information to provide or offer you promotions and featured specials, as well as other marketing messages in accordance with any communication preferences you have expressed, to send you marketing messages; and to conduct surveys. We may provide these communications via email, postal mail, online advertising, social media, telephone, text message (including SMS and MMS), and other means.
Meeting and Event Planning. We may use your personal information to provide you with a better or more personalized level of service, including responding to your requests for information and services from a third party (such as travel, accommodation or transportation arrangements).
For better services: All the feedback forms and participant details are destroyed within 3 months of the workshop. They are not sold or exchanged anywhere. The organization uses your feedback for further reviewing the quality of its services provided. Contact details of the participant like his residence and office address, email id, date of birth, professional details and family details are recorded only for the purpose of providing better expected services in the future.
Other. In addition, our organization may disclose personal information in order to: (i) comply with applicable laws, (ii) respond to governmental inquiries or requests from public authorities, (iii) comply with valid legal process, (iv) protect the rights, privacy, safety or property of our organization, site visitors, guests, employees or the public, (v) permit us to pursue available legal remedies or limit the damages that we may sustain, (vi) enforce our websites’ terms and conditions, and (vii) respond to an emergency.
6.2. You have the right to ask us not to process your personal information for marketing purposes. If you wish to exercise this right, please drop us a mail at email@example.com
7. Retention of Data
7.2. We will also retain Usage Data for internal analysis purposes. Usage Data is generally retained for a shorter period, except when this data is used to strengthen the security or to improve the functionality of our Service, or we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer periods.
8. Transfer of Data
9. Disclosure of Your Personal Information to Third Parties:
9.1. We do not sell or rent your personal information to third parties for their own marketing purposes. We may disclose the information that we collect about you, including your personal information, with our service providers, affiliates, public authorities, etc. for the purposes laid hereinbelow-
Business Transfers. If our organization, its subsidiaries, affiliates, joint ventures or any combination of such, is acquired by or merged with another company, if substantially all of our assets are transferred to another company, or as part of a bankruptcy proceeding, we may transfer the information that we have collected about you, including your personal information, to the other company.
Credit Card Information. We use a third-party service provider to manage credit card processing. This service provider is not permitted to store, retain, or use billing information except for the sole purpose of credit card processing on our behalf.
10. Creating a User Profile:
You may create a user profile on our website[y2] , among other things, to facilitate your purchasing of services, and to tailor your experience to your interests. We may use the information you provide in your user profile to populate other databases maintained by us and our service providers, as applicable. We also use this profile to try and ensure that you only receive information that is likely to be of interest to you. By creating a user profile, we may use the personal information you provide for these purposes.
11. Correcting Inaccuracies or Updating Personal Information
11.1. If Your Personal Information changes, or if You need to update or correct Your Personal Information or have any grievance with respect to the processing or use of Your Personal Information, for any reason, You shall send updates and corrections or grievance to us at firstname.lastname@example.org within 7-14 days of such occurrence and We will take all reasonable efforts to incorporate such changes/ updates or address such grievance within a reasonable period of time. If Your Personal Information is stored as part of Your profile on the Website, You can update Your profile on the profile page of the Website.
12. Your Use of Other Users’ Information
Certain features of our Website enable you to have access to our other users’ information, while interacting with them through seminars, webinars and other forums. You are prohibited from revealing personally identifiable information about another user, including Authorized Users, that you learn about to any third party without the express written consent of Growth Vidyapeeth and such other user. Our users do not tolerate spam. Therefore, without limiting the foregoing, you are not licensed to add any user to your mail list (email or physical mail) without their express written and informed consent. In case we find such aforesaid activities on your part, we reserve our right to take appropriate action against You.
13. User-Generated Content:
Certain portions of our Website, such as our blogs and forums, permit user-generated content. If you post content on our Website, the same will be available to the public and we would not be able to prevent such information from being used in any manner that may violate this Policy, the law, or your privacy.
14. Device and Connection Information
We may collect information about your computer, phone, tablet, or other devices you use to access the Services. This device information includes your connection type and settings when you install, access, update, or use our Services. We may also collect information through your device about your operating system, browser type, IP address, URLs of referring/exit pages, device identifiers, and crash data. We may use your IP address and/or country preference in order to estimate your location to provide you with a better Service experience. How much of this information we collect depends on the type and settings of the device you use to access the Services. You are able to avoid this information from being shared with us by blocking transmission at the local network level.
15. Web Beacons, Pixel Tags, Cookies and Other Technologies:
15.1. We use web beacons, such as clear GIFs, web bugs or pixel tags, which are tiny graphics with a unique identifier similar in function to cookies. In contrast to cookies, which are stored on your computer’s hard drive, clear GIFs are embedded invisibly on web pages. We may use clear GIFs in connection with our Site to, among other things, track the activities of Site visitors, help us manage content, and compile statistics about Site usage. We and our third-party service providers also use clear GIFs in HTML e-mails to our customers to help us track e-mail response rates, measure the success of our marketing campaigns, identify when our e-mails are viewed, and track whether our e-mails are forwarded.
16. Site Analytics:
We work with third-party service providers who use the technologies described in this section and other tracking means to conduct analytics to help us track and understand how visitors use our Site. For example, we use a variety of third-party web analytics, including Google Analytics, to help us improve our Site’s performance and user experiences. We analyze how users interact with our websites so we can understand better what features of the design are working well and which are not working so well. This allows us to improve and develop the quality of the online experience we offer to all our participants.
17.1. The personal information that we collect online from you is stored by us, our service providers and/or our affiliates on databases protected through a combination of physical and electronic access controls, firewall technology and other equitable security measures. Growth Vidyapeeth takes all necessary precautions to protect your personal information both online and offline, and implements reasonable security practices and measures including certain managerial, technical, operational, and physical security control measures that are commensurate with respect to the information being collected and the nature of our business.
17.2. However, it is pertinent to note that no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Data, we cannot guarantee its absolute security. The aforesaid security measures cannot prevent all loss, misuse or alteration of personal information and we are not responsible for any damages or liabilities relating to any such incidents to the fullest extent permitted by law. Where required under law, we will notify you of any such loss, misuse or alteration of personal information that may affect you so that you can take the appropriate actions for the due protection of your rights.
18. Third Party Sites:
Our website https://growthvidhyapeeth.com/ may also contain plug-ins and other features that integrate third-party clickable links including links to social media platforms. If you visit such links, the third parties who operate these platforms may be able to identify you, and determine how you use this website. Consequently, such third parties may link and store this information with your social media profiles. Please consult the data protection policies/privacy policies of these social media platforms to understand their use of your personal data. If you activate these plug-ins and other features, you shall be doing so at your own risk. By using our website, you expressly relieve Growth Vidyapeeth from any liability arising from your use of any third-party content/website.
We may provide mobile apps that can be downloaded to your smartphone or mobile device. These apps have a variety of functionalities that enhance the customer experience. In addition to providing services, our apps may collect personal and other information that will be used in accordance with this Policy.
20. Minor Children:
We are aware of the privacy interests of minor children and we encourage parents and guardians to take an active role in their kids’ activities and interests. Minor children are not allowed to use this website or provide any personally identifiable information on or through our website.
21. Grievance Redressal
If you have any concerns, grievances or questions about the way Growth Vidyapeeth is handling your Personal Information, You can reach out to us at email@example.com or call us at 8898 008 628.
If your query or grievance is not resolved within 30 days from the date of receiving it by us, then you may reach out to our Nodal Data Protection Officer (DPO) directly at firstname.lastname@example.org
22. Changes to this Policy:
23. Contact Us
If you have any questions, or concerns regarding this Policy or the information practices of our website and services, please write to us at email@example.com or call us at 8898 008 628.
We will use reasonable efforts to respond promptly to any requests, questions or concerns, which you may have regarding our use of the personal information.