Effective date: Feb 11, 2020
Electrocon Consumer Electronics (I) Ltd. and its subsidiaries and affiliates and Associate Companies (individually and/or collectively, "EducationChamp") is/are concerned about the privacy of the data and information of users (including sellers and buyers/customers whether registered or non-registered) accessing, offering, selling or purchasing products or services on EducationChamp's App/Websites, mobile sites or mobile applications ("App/Website") on the App/Website and otherwise doing business with EducationChamp. "Associate Companies" here shall have the same meaning as ascribed in Companies Act, 2013.
To avail certain services on our App/Websites, users are required to provide certain information for the registration process namely: - a) your name, b) email address, c) sex, d) age, e) PIN code, f) credit card or debit card details g) medical records and history h) sexual orientation, i) biometric information, j) password etc., and / or your occupation, interests, and the like. The Information as supplied by the users enables us to improve our sites and provide you the most user-friendly experience.
All required information is service dependent and we may use the above said user information to, maintain, protect, and improve its services (including advertising services) and for developing new services.
Such information will not be considered as sensitive if it is freely available and accessible in the public domain or is furnished under the Right to Information Act, 2005 or any other law for the time being in force.
To improve the responsiveness of the sites for our users, we may use "cookies", or similar electronic tools to collect information to assign each visitor a unique, random number as a User Identification (User ID) to understand the user's individual interests using the Identified Computer. Unless you voluntarily identify yourself (through registration, for example), we will have no way of knowing who you are, even if we assign a cookie to your computer. The only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply (an example of this is when you ask for our Personalised Horoscope). A cookie cannot read data off your hard drive. Our advertisers may also assign their own cookies to your browser (if you click on their ads), a process that we do not control.
EducationChamp uses OTP verification through SMS for login to its App. The user hereby grants permission to EducationChamp to send SMS on his/her registered mobile number for OTP authentication for secure user login to the App. EducationChamp also sends important notifications like payment, registration and other relevant confirmations through SMS, which the user has no objection to receive through SMS on his mobile.
The type of data or information that You share with or provide to EducationChamp and that EducationChamp collects from You;
The purpose for collection of such data or information from You;
EducationChamp's information security practices and policies; and
You hereby unconditionally agree and permit that EducationChamp may transfer, share, disclose or part with all or any of Your Information, within and outside of the Republic of India to various EducationChamp entities and to third party service providers / partners / banks and financial institutions for one or more of the Purposes or as may be required by applicable law. In such case we will contractually oblige the receiving parties of the Information to ensure the same level of data protection that is adhered to by EducationChamp under applicable law.
EducationChamp may also share Personal Information if EducationChamp believe it is necessary in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of various terms and conditions or our policies.
We reserve the right to disclose your information when required to do so by law or regulation, or under any legal obligation or order under law or in response to a request from a law enforcement or governmental agency or judicial, quasi-judicial or any other statutory or constitutional authority or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
You further agree that such disclosure, sharing and transfer of Your Personal Information and Non-Personal Information shall not cause any wrongful loss to You or to any third party, or any wrongful gain to us or to any third party.
Links to third-party advertisements, third-party App/Websites or any third party electronic communication service may be provided on the App/Website which are operated by third parties and are not controlled by, or affiliated to, or associated with, EducationChamp unless expressly specified on the App/Website.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us. EducationChamp strives to ensure the security of Your Personal Information and to protect Your Personal Information against unauthorized access or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction. For this purpose, EducationChamp adopts internal reviews of the data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures, including appropriate encryption and physical security measures to guard against unauthorized access to systems where EducationChamp stores Your Personal Information. Each of the EducationChamp entity shall adopt reasonable security practices and procedures as mandated under applicable laws for the protection of Your Information. Provided that Your right to claim damages shall be limited to the right to claim only statutory damages under Information Technology Act, 2000 and You hereby waive and release all EducationChamp entities from any claim of damages under contract or under tort.
If you choose a payment gateway to complete any transaction on App/Website then Your credit card data may be stored in compliance with industry standards/ recommended data security standard for security of financial information such as the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS).
EducationChamp may share your Information with third parties under a confidentiality agreement which inter alia provides for that such third parties not disclosing the Information further unless such disclosure is for the Purpose. However, EducationChamp is not responsible for any breach of security or for any actions of any third parties that receive Your Personal Information. EducationChamp is not liable for any loss or injury caused to You as a result of You providing Your Personal Information to third party (including any third party App/Websites, even if links to such third party App/Websites are provided on the App/Website).
Notwithstanding anything contained in this Policy or elsewhere, EducationChamp shall not be held responsible for any loss, damage or misuse of Your Personal Information, if such loss, damage or misuse is attributable to a Force Majeure Event (as defined below).
A Force Majeure Event shall mean any event that is beyond the reasonable control of EducationChamp and shall include, without limitation, sabotage, fire, flood, explosion, acts of God, civil commotion, strikes or industrial action of any kind, riots, insurrection, war, acts of government, computer hacking, unauthorised access to computer, computer system or computer network,, computer crashes, breach of security and encryption (provided beyond reasonable control of EducationChamp), power or electricity failure or unavailability of adequate power or electricity.
While We will endeavor to take all reasonable and appropriate steps to keep secure any Personal Information which We hold about You and prevent unauthorized access, You acknowledge that the internet or computer networks are not fully secure and that We cannot provide any absolute assurance regarding the security of Your Personal Information.
You agree that all Personal Information shall be retained till such time required for the Purpose or required under applicable law, whichever is later. Non-Personal Information will be retained indefinitely.
You agree and acknowledge that You are providing your Information out of your free will. You have an option not to provide or permit EducationChamp to collect Your Personal Information or later on withdraw Your consent with respect to such Personal Information so provided herein by sending an email to the grievance officer or such other electronic address of the respective EducationChamp entity as may be notified to You. In such case, You should neither visit any App/Website nor use any services provided by EducationChamp entities nor shall contact any of EducationChamp entities. Further, EducationChamp may not deliver products to You, upon Your order, or EducationChamp may deny you access from using certain services offered on the App/Website.
You can add or update Your Personal Information on regular basis. Kindly note that EducationChamp would retain Your previous Personal Information in its records.
Mr. Rajesh Awate, the designated grievance officer under Information Technology Act, 2000 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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