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    This Privacy Policy is effective as of 20th August, 2018.

    At Invest India, we recognize the importance of protecting your personal information and are committed to processing it responsibly and in compliance with applicable data protection laws in all countries in which Invest India operates.

    This privacy statement describes Invest India's general privacy practices that apply to personal information we collect, use and share about consumers and other individuals within our clients, business partners, supplier and other organizations with which Invest India has or contemplates a business relationship.

    Personal Data collected are held in order to provide a better service to you. We may collect, store and use the following kinds of information:

    • Information about your computer and about your visits to and use of this website (including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views, website navigation).

    • Information that you provide to us for the purposes of using our website services (including your name, contact details, company name, email, and telephone numbers, a record of our contact with you and your areas of interest e.g. sectors, events, publications, etc.).

    • Any other information that you choose to send to us.

    • Before you disclose to us the personal information of another person, you must obtain that person's consent to both the disclosure and the processing of that personal information in accordance with the terms of this privacy policy.

  • Using your personal information:

    We may use your personal information to:

    • Administer the website.

    • Enable your use of the information available on the website.

    • Send you email notifications which you have specifically requested.

    • Send you our communications, publications, newsletter, invitations relating to our activities and such like as you may select, request or as we may consider being may be of interest to you, by post or, where you have specifically agreed to this, by email or similar technology (and you can choose to 'opt-out' of these mailings by informing us at any time if you no longer require communications).

    • To provide services or information to facilitate companies to set up or expand their business operation in India.

    • To measure the success of specific campaigns and for general market research and for registration for events.

    • Provide third parties with overall statistic information about our users - but this information will not be used to identify any individual user.

    • Deal with enquiries and complaints made by or about you relating to the website.

    • Keep the website secure and prevent fraud.

    • Verify compliance with the terms governing the use of the website.

  • How India Investment Grid use your data ?

    Applications and services may use your Basic Personal Data in below mentioned ways:

    • To uniquely identify you.

    • To communicate with you about your Account status.

    • To authorize your level of access

    • To reflect your Basic Personal Data to you (for example, an on-screen greeting).

    • To perform security/audit logging, including in conjunction with your IP Address.

    • To perform problem determination, system administration, subscription management, usage tracking, and support activities.

    • To set secure cookies which maintain your authenticated user session(s) with applications or services.

    Security and Retention of Personal Data:

    • We will take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information.

    • We will store all the personal information you provide on our secure (password and firewall-protected) servers.

    • Only authorised people have access to, custody of and the means of using personal data India Investment Grid collects.

    • Invest India retains personal data so long as the data are still required for the purposes mentioned above.

    • You acknowledge that the transmission of information over the internet is not inherently secure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

    • Invest India promotes a privacy-aware culture that respects and is sensitive to the rights of its external contacts.

  • Retention period

    We will not retain personal information longer than necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it is processed, including the security of our processing complying with legal and regulatory obligations (e.g. audit, accounting and statutory retention terms), handling disputes, and for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims in the countries where Invest India operates.

    The retention period for storage of the user data would be 3 years from the closure/discontinuance of the website/services.

  • Cookies:

    We use only "session" cookies on the website. Session cookies will be deleted from your computer when you close your browser. We will use the session cookies to keep track of you whilst you navigate the website.

    Most browsers allow you to reject all cookies, whilst some browsers allow you to reject just third party cookies. Please note that blocking all cookies may have a negative impact on the usability of many websites, including this one.

  • Disclosures:

    We may disclose your personal information to any of our employees, officers or agents, insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy.

    In addition, we may disclose your personal information:

    • To the extent that we are required to do so by law.

    • In connection with any on-going or prospective legal proceedings.

    • In order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights.

    To any person who we reasonably believe may apply to a court or other competent authority for disclosure of that personal information where, in our reasonable opinion, such court or authority would be reasonably likely to order disclosure of that personal information. All disputes are subject to the jurisdiction of the Delhi (India) Courts.

  • Your rights:

    You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold of you. Please note that provision of such information will be subject to the supply of appropriate evidence (as deemed by Invest India) of your identity.

    You can request to access, update or correct your personal information. You also have the right to object to direct marketing.

    You may have additional rights pursuant to your local law applicable to the processing. For example, if the processing of your personal information is subject to the EU General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR"), and your personal information is processed based on legitimate interests, you have the right to object to the processing on grounds relating to your specific situation. Under EUGDPR you may also have the right to request to have your personal information deleted or restricted and ask for portability of your personal information.

  • Right to lodge a complaint

    In the event you consider our processing of your personal information not to be compliant with the applicable data protection laws, you can lodge a complaint by choosing any of the two options mentioned below-

    • Directly with India Investment Grid by using the contact-us link.

    • With the competent data protection authority of your respective country. (The name and contact details of the Data Protection Authorities in the European Union can be found here).

  • Third party websites:

    The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible or accountable for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.

    All disputes are subject to the jurisdiction of the Delhi (India) courts.

  • Information security and accuracy

    We intend to protect your personal information and to maintain its accuracy. India Investment Grid platform has reasonable physical, administrative and technical safeguards to help us protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use and disclosure. For example, we encrypt certain sensitive personal information when we transmit such information over the internet. We also require that our suppliers protect such information from unauthorized access, use and disclosure.

  • Updating information/ contacting us:

    If you have a question related to this Privacy Statement, please use the contact-us link. Your message will be forwarded to the appropriate member of Invest India's Data Privacy Team, such as Data Protection Officers or members of their teams.

    For the purposes of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the controller of your personal information is "Invest India, Vigyan Bhavan Annexe, Maulana Azad Road, New Delhi 110001 ". If the personal information that we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated or if you have any questions about this privacy policy or our treatment of your personal information, please contact us through using the contact-us.

  • Changes to our privacy statements

    From time to time we may update this Privacy Statement, as well as any other specific privacy statement. When making changes to this Privacy Statement, we will add a new date at the top of this Privacy Statement.