Last updated date: August 27, 2021 or Version no. 1.0
APPLICABILITY OF THIS POLICY
COLLECTION AND USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
‘Personal Information’ or ‘PII’, as defined above, is any information that identifies (whether directly or indirectly) an individual or natural person, such as the individual’s name, postal address, email address, mobile number and any other identifier of a particular person. When anonymous information is directly or indirectly used with Personal Information, the resulting information also is treated as Personal Information.
3.TYPES OF INFORMATION COLLECTED
3.1 Information You Provide to us
3.1.1 Contact Us section
When you enter information on the ‘Contact Us’ page for help or submit any query to us or to improve the Website or to contact you back and respond to your information requests, we collect and process the Personal Data including but not limited to:
3.1.2 Applying for a job posting
When you apply for a job positing through our Website we may collect and process Personal Data including but not limited to:
3.1.3 Alumni connect
To stay connected with our Alumni and to provide them the latest updates, we collect Personal Data through our alumni page which includes the following information :
We may also process certain Personal Data to periodically send you emails containing news and updates about us, legal and regulatory updates, legal news etc.
In addition to the specific purposes enumerated hereinabove, we may also process your Personal Data where necessary for compliance with a legal obligation applicable to AZB & Partners, or in order to protect your interests.
You understand that part of the services offered via the Website is providing you with information about AZB’s services. You may opt out of receiving e-mail newsletters in the future by sending an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
3.1.5 Information for Marketing purposes
AZB collects Personal Data when you visit our Website, when you provide it to us through forms, emails, letters etc., or when you register for or attend any event or webinars conducted by AZB.
Such Personal Data includes your contact details such as name, residential address, organization name, country, email, and telephone.
AZB relies on legitimate interest for processing Your Personal Data for direct marketing whether collected by us from our Website or provided by you to us explicitly including for attending any event, guest meeting sessions, etc. conducted by AZB.
Further, we have adequate controls in place to maintain the security of the information provided by you.
3.2 Information automatically collected while browsing/navigating through the Website
We use this information purely for analytics and research purposes, in order to improve our Website, and to ensure the security of the Website.
3.4 Links to other websites
The Website may include links to other websites whose privacy practices may differ from ours. AZB does not provide any Personal Data to such third-party websites. If you submit your Personal Data to any of those sites, your information will be governed by their privacy statements. We encourage you to read the privacy statement of any third party website you visit. AZB shall not be liable for any loss, damage, claim or expenses suffered by you as a result of accessing such third-party sites and features.
PURPOSE OF COLLECTION AND LAWFUL BASIS OF PROCESSING
AZB collects and processes your Personal Data where we have a lawful basis. Lawful basis on which we would process your Personal Information includes obtaining express consent for processing your Personal Information or where it is necessary to carry out our legal obligations or exercise rights under a contract with you or processing for “legitimate interests” where processing is not necessary to meet contractual obligations, but is necessary to provide you with services, information or marketing information and Website support.
AZB may use the Personal Information collected for the following purposes, amongst others:
We may share Personal Information with the following parties:
5.1 Service Providers Providing Services on Our Behalf (“Service Providers”)
This information may be disclosed to Service Providers such as accountants, vendors, hosting providers, etc. only after getting into a contract with them which ensures protection of your Personal Information. These Service Providers are prohibited from using your Personal Information for purposes other than those requested by us or required by law.
We do not sell, trade, publish or otherwise transfer your Personal Data to outside parties, unless we provide you with advance notice and obtain your prior consent to do so. This does not include our trusted Service Providers, including without limitation, our hosting partners, who assist us in operating the Website, conduct our business, or serving our clients; so long as they agree to keep this information confidential and do not have any independent use of the information we disclose to them. We may also release certain limited information when its release is required to comply with the law, enforce our policies, in interest of protecting Our business, or protect ours or others’ rights, property or safety, investigate fraud or respond to a government request.
5.2 Legal Protections and Other Disclosures
AZB’s services are not targeted towards persons below 16 years of age. AZB does not intend to collect or knowingly collect information from children. We do not knowingly permit any person who is under 16 years of age to use our services or to provide any Personal Information.
DATA TRANSFER, STORAGE AND PROCESSING GLOBALLY
AZB’S COMMITMENT TO PRIVACY AND CHOICES
8.1 We take the safety of your Personal Data and its confidentiality very seriously and we provide reasonable security safeguards commensurate to the sensitivity of the Personal Data being handled and have implemented security practices including but not limited to technical, operational and physical safeguards to protect your Personal Data. We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your Personal Data
8.2 AZB incorporates commercially reasonable safeguards to help protect and secure your Personal Information. Please be aware that, although we endeavor to provide reasonable security for your Personal Information, no security system can prevent all potential security breaches. We endeavor, to the best of our ability, that all third party Service Providers whose services we may use, maintain security standards that are equivalent to our security standards and commensurate with market practices, in the context of the kind and nature of Personal Data being stored or handled. However, as electronic data can be intercepted, corrupted, lost or destroyed, please note that AZB cannot ensure or warrant the security of any data, and your use of the Website is at your own risk. If you know or have reason to believe that your Personal Data pertaining to the usage of the Website has been lost, stolen, altered, or otherwise compromised or in case of any actual or suspected unauthorized use of your Personal Information, please contact us immediately.
If you require any information related to the below highlighted points:
Request you to contact our Grievance Officer whose details are provided below:
We will only use your email id for interaction/ communication purpose and post resolution of your query, we would not provide you with any additional AZB services or send mailers/ communication for which you have not provided us consent.
YOUR CONTROLS AND CHOICES (Applicable for EU residents ) You will have the following remedies for Personal Information provided by You to the extent it is lawful and possible for us to process these requests.
11.1 Accessing and Rectifying Your Personal Information
When you use our Website, we make good faith efforts to provide you with right to access your Personal Information and further upholding the accuracy of the Personal Information provided by you. You can obtain access to the information which we have collected by contacting us at +91-22-66396880 or by sending an e-mail on email@example.com.
11.2 Data Portability
You may also be entitled to request copies of Personal Information that you have provided to us in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format; wherever feasible. You can obtain the information which we have collected and stored by contacting us at +91-22-66396880 or by sending an e-mail on firstname.lastname@example.org.
11.3 Data Retention and Erasure
We retain your Personal Information if necessary, for us to provide services to you or till the time you ask us to not retain your data. If you no longer want us to use your Personal Information, then you can request that we erase your Personal Information. Please note that if you request for the erasure of your Personal Information; we may retain some of the Personal Information as may be required for any one of the following purposes –
You can request for deletion of your information by contacting us at +91-22-66396880 or by emailing us at email@example.com. Your request will be processed, and you will receive confirmation of the same via email. Please note that this will only result in a deletion of the information that has been collected by AZB and the information that AZB has shared with any third parties.
11.4 Withdrawing Consent, Objection and Restriction of Processing
If we have relied on Your consent for processing Your Personal Information, You may choose to withdraw Your consent at any time by contacting us at +91-22-66396880, or by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Where your Personal Information is processed for Website support or where our lawful basis of processing your information is legitimate interest, you may, at any time ask us to cease processing your data for these purposes by sending an e-mail to our Grievance Officer.
Please be aware that if you do not allow us to collect Personal Information from you, we may not be able to deliver certain experiences, and services to you, and some of our services may not be able to take account of your interests and preferences. If collection of Personal Information is mandatory, we will make that clear at the point of collection so that you can make an informed decision whether to participate or not. Please also note that some of the rights described in Para 11 above may be limited where We have an overriding legitimate interest or legal obligation to continue processing the Personal Information or where Personal Information does not need to be disclosed under applicable laws.
We may take 30 days from the date of receipt of request to complete your requests. However, if the nature of the request is excessive in nature or would require significant effort then we may ask for an extension of 60 days by giving a prior notice to you with the reason for the extension.
We ask individual users to identify themselves and specify the information requested to be accessed or corrected before processing such requests. We may decline to process requests that are unreasonably repetitive or systematic, requiring disproportionate technical effort, jeopardizing the privacy of others, or which would be extremely impractical or for which access is not otherwise required. In any case, where we provide information access and correction, we perform this service free of charge, except if doing so would require a disproportionate effort
To object or to restrict the processing of your Personal Information you may contact us at +91-22-66396880 or by emailing us at email@example.com.