Statements of Privacy
Precondition to use IndiaBioscience Services
This policy does not apply to the practices of organisations that we do not own or to people that we do not employ or manage. Personal Information will be kept confidential and will be used for our research, marketing, and strategic client analysis and other internal business purposes only.
We will share Personal Information only if,
- If we have your consent or deemed consent to do so and/or
- If we are compelled by law (including court orders) to do so
In furtherance of the confidentiality with which we treat Personal Information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
We give you the ability to edit your account information and preferences at any time, including whether you want us to contact you about new services. To protect your privacy and security, we will also take reasonable steps to verify your identity before granting access or making corrections.
You acknowledge that you are disclosing Personal Information voluntarily. Prior to the completion of any registration process on our website or prior to availing of any services offered by IndiaBioscience, if you wish not to disclose any Personal Information you may refrain from doing so; however if you don’t provide information that is requested, it is possible that the registration process would be incomplete and/or you would not be able to avail of the our services or some part of services as the case may apply.
Types of Information IndiaBioscience Collects
IndiaBioscience may obtain the following types of information from or concerning you, your computer or your mobile phone device, which may include information that can be used to identify you as specified below (“Personally Identifiable Information”):
You provide certain Personally Identifiable Information, such as your name, location, affiliation, field of study, gender, contact details, email address, date of birth and computer/mobile device information to IndiaBioscience when choosing to use certain features of the IndiaBioscience Service. IndiaBioscience may access your location information to provide services based on your geographic location.
IndiaBioscience will communicate with the Users through email or phone or notices posted on the website. Users can change their email and contact preferences at any time by logging into their “Account” at IndiaBioscience website or App and change the account settings.
IndiaBioscience may keep records of electronic communications through the website & app for the purpose of administration of Services, customer support, research & development and for better services.
A Note for Casual Visitors
No sensitive personal data or information is automatically collected by IndiaBioscience from any casual visitors of our website, who are merely perusing the website.
Most websites, mobile apps/browsers automatically accept cookies. However, by changing the options on your web browser or using certain software programs, you can control how and whether cookies will be accepted by your browser.
Access by Third Party Service Providers
From time to time we may add or enhance services available on the Website. To the extent these services are provided and used by you, we will use the information you provide to facilitate the service requested. This includes information collected through your feedback, surveys, your communication etc. We may also store such information to assist us in making the website better and easier to use.
Compliance with the Law
In addition to the circumstances described above, we may disclose our website information if required to do so by law, court order, as requested by government or law enforcement authority, or in the good faith or belief that the disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable including, without limitation, to protect the right or properties of IndiaBioscience or any or all of its subsidiaries and associates, and its employees, directors or officers, or when we have reason to believe that disclosing the information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing interference with our rights or properties, whether intentionally or otherwise, or when anyone else could be harmed by such activities. In addition, if IndiaBioscience or substantially all of its assets are acquired, our customer information will most likely also be transferred in connection with such acquisition.
Apart from the above, we may collect information from you for providing our complete range of services like science communication, moderating discussion forums, interacting with Users for user feedback and resolving user queries and issues and general maintenance of the website.
When and to whom do we release personally identifiable information?
We will not share your Personally Identifiable with other parties except as provided below.
We may share your information with third parties
We provide some of our services through third parties. These “Third Party Service Providers” perform functions on our behalf. We may share your Personally Identifiable Information with Third Party Service Providers to fulfil processes like, send SMS or email, remove repetitive information on customer lists, analyse data, provide marketing assistance, provide search results and links, operate the website and provide customer service.We may also collect personal information from individuals and entities with whom we have business relationships (‘Business Associates”) and may have to also share their information with Third Party Service Providers. We encourage Institutions and Third Party Service Providers to adopt and post privacy policies. However, the use of Personally Identifiable Information by such parties is governed by the privacy policies of such parties and is not subject to our control.
We may share your information for our protection with others
What security measures are available on the website?
We take reasonable steps to maintain the security of the Personally Identifiable Information that we collect, including limiting the number of people who have physical access to our database servers, as well as other security systems that guard against unauthorised access. However, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be completely secure. Accordingly, we cannot or warrant the security of any information that you transmit to us, so you do so at your own risk. Personal information you provide on the website & app is transmitted using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) encryption. SSL is a proven coding system that lets your browser automatically encrypt, or scramble, data before you send it to us.
Confidentiality and Security
Your Personal Information is maintained by IndiaBioscience in electronic form on its equipment, and on the equipment of its employees. Such information may also be converted to physical form from time to time. IndiaBioscience takes all necessary precautions to protect your personal information both online and off-line, 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 IndiaBioscience’s business.
No administrator at IndiaBioscience will have knowledge of your password. It is important for you to protect against unauthorised access to your password, your computer and your mobile phone. Be sure to log off from your account when finished. IndiaBioscience does not undertake any liability for any unauthorised use of your account and password. If you suspect any unauthorised use of your account, you must immediately notify IndiaBioscience by contacting us. You shall be liable to indemnify IndiaBioscience due to any loss suffered by it due to such unauthorised use of your account and password.
IndiaBioscience makes all User information accessible to its employees, agents or partners and third parties only on a need-to-know basis, and binds only its employees to strict confidentiality obligations.
Notwithstanding the above, IndiaBioscience is not responsible for the confidentiality, security or distribution of your Personal Information by our partners and third parties outside the scope of our agreement with such partners and third parties. Further, IndiaBioscience shall not be responsible for any breach of security or for any actions of any third parties or events that are beyond the reasonable control of IndiaBioscience including but not limited to, acts of government, computer hacking, unauthorised access to computer data and storage device, computer crashes, breach of security and encryption, poor quality of Internet service or telephone service of the User etc.
If a User uses the Services or accesses the website / mobile app after a notice of changes has been sent to such User or published on the website / mobile app, such User hereby provides his/her/its consent to the changed terms.
How IndiaBioscience Uses Your Information?
If you submit Personally Identifiable Information to us through the website, then we use your personal information to operate, maintain, and provide to you the features and functionality of the IndiaBioscience Services.
We do not use your mobile phone number or other Personally Identifiable Information to send commercial or marketing messages without your consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for which you will have the ability to opt-in or opt-out.
When IndiaBioscience discloses Information: Other users of the IndiaBioscience service may see your ratings, comments and submissions.
We do not sell or share your Personally Identifiable Information (such as mobile phone number) with other third-party companies for their commercial or marketing use without your consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for which you will have the ability to opt-in or opt-out. We may share your Personally Identifiable Information with third party service providers to the extent that it is reasonably necessary to perform, improve or maintain the IndiaBioscience Service.
Our Commitment to Data Security
IndiaBioscience uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to IndiaBioscience and you do so at your own risk.
Users from Foreign Countries
The IndiaBioscience services are provided through servers hosted and operated in India and elsewhere in the world. By using the IndiaBioscience services, you hereby give your consent to the transfer of your personal information to India and/or to the location of our host server. If you are accessing IndiaBioscience website from outside India, kindly note that Indian laws may not offer the same privacy protections as the law of your jurisdiction. Foreign users shall continue use of IndiaBioscience services only if they submit themselves to Indian laws of privacy and waive off the rights and protection available at their country of residence.
Governing Law and Jurisdiction
Provisions are severable.
Severance does not affect any other provisions.