www.mindgate.in (the “Website”) is an internet-based resource owned and operated by Mindgate Solutions Private Limited, together with its affiliates, successors, and assigns hereinafter referred to as “we”, “us” and “our” as the context may require). We are committed to safeguard the privacy of our users, visitors and all other persons who access the Website (herein referred to as “you”, “user” and “your” as the context may require).
1. Nature of Information Collected
1.1.1. All information provided to us by a user on the Website, including name, email address, mobile number, etc.
1.1.2. You may optionally provide us with this information through third-party sign-in services. In such cases, we procure and store any information about you that is made available to us through these sign-in services.
1.2.1. Technical information such as your IP Address, login information, operating system, browser type, the page served, time preceding page viewed, purchase history, search history, length of visits, metadata (data about other information collected, such as date, time, size, etc.).
1.2.2. Log file information, i.e., information automatically reported by your browser upon accessing the Website.
1.3.1. Cookies are alphanumeric identifiers or files that we transfer to your device through your web browser to enable our systems to recognise your browser and to provide features such as ‘Recommended for You’, personalised advertisements on other websites.
1.3.2. Most browsers allow you to prevent them from accepting new cookies or disable cookies altogether. Each browser is different; so check the ‘help’ menu of your browser to learn how to change your cookie preferences. Since cookies allow you to take advantage of some of the Website’s essential features, we recommend that you leave them turned on. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to use other interactive features on our Website.
(i)Provide general internal analytics;
(ii)Study traffic patterns in order to improve Website performance, to customize your experience, and to better match your interests and preferences;
(iii)Support security measures;
(iv)Assist in identifying possible fraudulent activities.
1.3.4. We also allow third-party advertising and analytics cookies. These are placed by or on behalf of independent advertisers who are advertising on our site. These cookies may be placed within the advertisement and elsewhere on our site. They are anonymous – they cannot identify individuals. Such cookies are used for statistical analysis by allowing the advertiser to count how many people have seen their advertisement, or have seen it more than once. They might also allow the advertiser to tailor advertising to you when you visit other websites.
1.3.5. We have no access to third-party cookies and third-party organizations do not have access to ours. The third party organizations that place cookies have their own privacy policies.
2. Use of Information
2.1. User information mentioned in Clauses 1.1, 1.2 and 1.3 may be utilized in the following ways and for the following purposes:
(i)To provide a safe, efficient, smooth and customized experience on the Website and allow you to participate in the features we offer on the Website;
(ii)To process and/or upload your content;
(iii)To provide you with information, products, and services that you have requested/subscribed for, or agreed to receive;
(iv)For internal operations such as troubleshooting, data analysis, research, testing and service improvement of the Website, and to improve the Website;
(v)To respond to judicial process and provide information to law enforcement agencies or in connection with an investigation on matters related to public safety, as permitted by law, and
(vi)To fulfill other purposes disclosed at the time you provide your information or otherwise, with your consent.
By visiting, accessing and/or using the Website and/or submitting your information, you consent to such use of your information, including your Personal Information and Usage Information
3.Transfer and Disclosure of Information
3.1. We may share your information, including Personal Information and Usage Information amongst our affiliates, business partners, suppliers, sub-contractors and other third parties for processing, in order to provide you with the best quality services. Such affiliates, business partners, suppliers, and sub-contractors may be located within or outside India, primarily for business and operational purposes.
3.2. We may share anonymized data with third parties, including but not limited to, advertisers, investors, vendors and strategic partners for commercial exploitation thereof.
3.4. We may transfer your information, including Personal Information, Usage Information and device information, to third parties, if we are under a duty to disclose or share such information in order to comply with any legal obligation, or where we believe, in good faith, that the law requires it, or at the request of Governmental authorities conducting an investigation, or to respond to an emergency.
3.5. We may engage third parties to perform functions on our behalf, such as hosting or operating our Website, sending email communications, and data analysis. We may share your Personal Information with third parties in order for them to provide content or otherwise perform services for us, and we will require such parties to adhere to appropriate security practices to protect such information from unauthorised access or processing.
3.6. In the event you use social media features on any of the services provided by us, such as Facebook ‘like’ button, or use your social media credentials to log-in or post content on the Website, these features may collect information about your use. Any interactions with such social media company features are governed by their privacy policies.
3.7. We may exchange information with other companies and organizations for the purpose of fraud protection.
3.8. In the event, we acquired by, or we are merged with, a third party entity, we reserve the right to transfer your Personal Information and/or any other information that we have collected from you or from third parties, as part of such merger, sale, acquisition or change of control.
By visiting, accessing and/or using the Website and/or submitting your information, you consent to such transfer and disclosure of your information including your Personal Information and Usage Information.
4. Storage of Information
4.1. Your information collected by us may be stored by us or our affiliates, business partners, suppliers, and sub-contractors. Information may also be stored in or outside India.
4.2. Your information shall be stored only for the period necessary for purposes specified hereinabove.
By visiting, accessing and/or using the Website and/or submitting your information, you consent to such storage of your information, including your Personal Information and Usage Information.
5. Your Rights
5.1. You have a right to opt-out of providing any of the information mentioned in Clause 1.1. However, in such event, we reserve the right to refuse or limit your access and use of our Website and its features, including services offered on our Website.
5.2. You have the right to withdraw your consent to the use, disclosure or transfer of your information mentioned in Clause 1.1. However, in such event, we reserve the right to refuse or limit your access and use of our Website and its features, including services offered on our Website.
5.3. You have the right to update or correct your information provided under Clause 1.1. You may exercise such right by sending us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
6. Grievance Officer
6.1. Contact details of our grievance officer are as provided below:
7. Security Practices
7.1. We strive to ensure the security, integrity, and privacy of your information and to protect your information against unauthorized access or unauthorized alteration, disclosure or destruction.
7.2. For the above purpose, we have adopted 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 your information is stored.
7.3. We also have a comprehensive documented information security program and policy which contains managerial, technical, operational and physical security control measures, as required by law.
7.4. However, in order to facilitate more effective data protection, we urge you to take steps to keep your information safe, by memorizing your passwords, or keeping them in a safe place (separate from your account information), logging out of user accounts, and closing your web browser.