a. What data do we collect?
We collect the following information about you directly:
- Name, including your first, middle and family name;
- Email address;
- Name of the industry in which you work;
- Name of the company/ business/ organization you work for;
- Title/ designation at the company / business/ organization you work for;
Besides these, you may optionally provide contact details, such as, links to your Linkedin, Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Skype profiles.
Additionally, we also collect data indirectly through this website's technology, such as, Internet access logs and cookies.
b. How is the data collected?
We collect data in one of two ways:
- Directly, that is, when you provide information voluntarily when using the website.
- Indirectly, that is, through the website's technology - Internet access logs and Cookies are an example of indirect information gathering. When you access our website, your Internet address is automatically identified and saved in our Internet access logs.
When you provide information directly to us, you typically do so in order to gain access to portions of the website that are accessible only to registered users. When providing information directly to us, you agree to provide true, accurate, correct, current and complete information about yourself, and to maintain and update this information to keep it true, accurate, correct, current and complete at all times. If any information provided by you is found to be untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, the Company reserves the right to terminate your account and refuse any and all current or future use of this website.
c. Who collects the data?
We collect most of the data about our users through our website. We may also collect data on aggregate usage patterns of our website through a third-party. We do not collect any personal information about you through any third-party.
d. Why do we collect data?
Data collected from you directly serve as your individual profile on the website. We may also use this data to monitor your authorized use of this website and its associated services and to reach out to you in case we may need to contact you. In the normal course of business, your individual profile may be used by the business entities you are affiliated with and on whose behalf or directions you use this website.
e. Do we share your data?
We do not share, sell, distribute or lease your personal data to any third party unless we have your permission, or are obliged by law to do so.
f. How long is the data stored?
We store your data for only as long as you and the business entity you are affiliated with use this website actively. Once you stop using our website, we may be required to retain your data in compliance with prevailing rules and regulations relevant to the business entity you are affiliated with and on whose behalf or directions you use this website. This is required because even though you may no longer we using this website actively, the business entity you are or were affiliated with may continue to use this website, and your actions while you were an active user of this website need to be accessible to that entity for audit and monitoring purposes.
g. What control do I have over my data?
Sign-up is entirely voluntary. If you or the business entity you are affiliated with does not use this platform, you may skip the sign-up process altogether. If you are signed up, but do not wish to share additional contact details, you may skip that as well.
Indirectly collected data, such as, Internet access logs and cookies are collected only as long as you use this website.
h. Who can I contact if I have questions?
Please if you have any questions related to our data policy.