This Policy should be read in conjunction with our Terms & Conditions. If some or all provisions of this Policy are not acceptable, we strongly advise you to discontinue the use of this Website.
This Policy exclusively applies to this Website and not to any offline interactions you may have with us.
Personally Identifiable Information – Collection and Use
The use of some features of this Website requires you to register using a simple Registration Form. Through this form, we collect some personally identifiable information. Additionally, we also collect some personally identifiable information at different stages and at different times of your usage of this Website. This personally identifiable information may include, but not limited to, your name, company name, physical addresses, email address, telephone number, fax no., credit card information, etc. While collecting such personally identifiable information from the users, we take great care and diligence in collecting only as much information as is absolutely vital to provide you with efficient and timely services. All such personally identifiable information is kept confidential and never shared with, or sold to, or traded with, any third party without your explicit consent.
Some of the instances when we collect personally identifiable information from the users of this Website include:
- During registration process; or
- While making a purchase through our secure servers; or
- While subscribing to our different products and/or features, like newsletter, etc.; or
- While completing an online form to request information about our products and/or services; or
- While registering for our seminars, forums, contests, and online chats.
Some of the uses of the personally identifiable information so collected by our Website include:
- To allow you to access special features reserved for our registered members; or
- To provide you the information requested from us; or
- To register you for our seminars, forums, contests, and online chats; or
- To contact you when requested; or
- To provide the information to the third parties (if they are engaged), under Confidentiality Agreement, in order to effectively conduct seminars, etc.; or
- To provide such information to our affiliates and partners (if any) under Confidentiality Agreement so that they may provide you with offers and information about products or services you might be interested in.
You can always disallow us to contact you regarding the latest offers, news, and updates, by deselecting the box asking you to join the email list, after logging in your account.
Non-Personally Identifiable Information – Collection and Use
Besides the abovementioned personally identifiable information, we may also collect some non-personally identifiable information when you visit different pages of this Website. Such non-personally identifiable information may include the type of browser you used to access this Website, the Operating System(s) installed on your computer, Internet Protocol (IP) Address of your computer, IP address of your Internet Service Provider (ISP), etc. This information is generally used to improve the layout and content of our Website, provide you with customized advertisements, analyze the site-usage, dispense with the need to re-login every time you visit the webpages of this Website after logging in, and enhance your overall experience of using this Website. All such non-personally identifiable information is kept confidential and never shared with, or sold to, any third party.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your hard disk by our secured servers. These cookies are used to collect non-personal information as mentioned in the preceding clause. Cookies help us in gathering information, like how you use our site, how you use our services, types of data accessed, times and volume of use, duration of sessions and other similar usage. Our cookies are 100% safe, and do not, in any way, compromise on your privacy while you are using our Website.
You can also disable the cookies by adjusting your Internet Browser preferences. However, for a wholesome experience, we advise you to receive cookies sent by our Website.
Protection of Personally and Non-Personally Identifiable Information
We accord maximum priority to the security of all the data we collect from the users and/or registered members of this Website. Therefore, we use latest and most secure technologies prevalent in the industry, and available in the market, to protect the integrity of all the personally and non-personally identifiable information collected during the course of your interaction with this Website.
Apart from several electronic and technical safeguards, we also employ certain physical and procedural safeguards in order to make the access to this sensitive data exclusive to the authorized personnel have access to this data.
Notwithstanding any amount of steps and assurances we give, due to peculiar nature of the Internet, no foolproof security from unauthorized access by hackers, crackers, or similar illegal means and personnel, can be guaranteed.
Additionally, while processing online payments, we do not retain or intercept any credit card data, which you submit through our secure servers. All such data is directly sent to the secured servers of the credit card companies through latest SSL encryption method for further processing.
Privacy of Children Below the Age of 18 Years
Consistent with the provisions of Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, we do not, knowingly, collect any personally identifiable information from children below the age of 18 years. If you are below 18 years of age, please cease further usage of this Website immediately. If we are made aware that this Website has inadvertently collected any personally identifiable information from a child below 18 years of age, we shall take all the reasonable steps to delete such information from our systems.
External Links and Privacy
This Website may contain links to third party websites of promoters, advertisers, affiliates, partners, agents, etc. However, we do not draft, review, control or monitor the privacy practices of such third party websites. Should you choose to visit these linked websites by clicking through our website, your visit and/or use of such linked websites shall be subject to the Privacy Policies of these third party websites. We strongly advise you to go through the legal documents of these linked websites before entering into any transaction with them.
Disclosure of Information
We disclaim any liability for disclosure of any personally or non-personally identifiable information arising out of any of the following circumstances:
- Disclosure to government (local, state, national, or international) agencies in response to legal processes, like subpoenas; or
- Any unlawful or unauthorized access to and transmissions of personal information from this Website; or
- Disclosure of any information by the user himself or herself on Message Boards, Public Forums, Blogs, Social Networking Websites, or any other online or offline media; or
- Disclosure of such information as an asset in case of sale, or part sale, of this Website to a third party.
Amendments and Updates
We reserve the right to amend, update, change, alter, add, or modify this Website at any time without any prior notice. All such amendments and updates shall come into effect immediately on posting of these on this webpage. We encourage all the users of this Website to periodically visit this webpage in order to remain current on the latest amendments to this Policy.
Last Updated on: 07/27/2009
In case you have any other privacy concerns, please feel free to contact us regarding your privacy concerns.