We may update and bring changes to the policy as we update, upgrade and expand our services so reviewing the policy time and again is highly recommended.
Information we collect
We collect your personal information, such as your full name, designation, profession, e-mail address, telephone number, postal address, etc. while using our website. All of this information is collected only if you make public comments and contributions on the website or subscribe to our news.
We receive your information when you log in to the website or register through other accounts like Facebook, Gmail, Twitter, etc. Also choosing to interact with any third-party content or advertisement on the site enables us to gather your information or personal data.
Certain information about you, your hardware and software is automatically collected by the website. The automatically collected information generally includes your IP address, name of your device, location, type of operating system, browser type and version, domain names, referring websites, pages you viewed, and the dates/times when you accessed the website. This information is necessary for the quality operation of the service of the website and to obtain general statistics regarding the use of our website.
How your information may be used
The collection of your personal information serves to operate and maintain the website, create a user-friendly experience and deliver quality service to its users/readers/visitors. Your personal information also may be used to notify you of other services provided by the website and its affiliates. Furthermore, your information may help us conduct research or surveys, and the information may serve different other various purposes such as journalistic purposes, managing our IT system, financial management, system security, investigation where necessary, compliance with applicable law, and improvement of the site.
We keep track of the information searched by our visitors, along with the record of the websites and pages visited within our website. This helps us to find out the most popular topics or services on the website. These findings and data can be used to develop and customize our services, contents and advertisements, so as to meet the interest and demand of our visitors. We may contact you on behalf of external business partners about particular offerings that might interest you, and while doing so your personal information won’t get transferred to the third-party.
This information collection is also used for the protection of our users, for the investigation and to discourage illegal or fraudulent or unauthorised activity.
The information shared by the users in any form such as comments, uploads, image, etc. on the public section of the site is visible to all users/visitors, and such information is not regarded as personally identifiable information, and the website does not bear responsibility for its further use or security. Also, any personal information which can be easily or freely accessed through public sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc., in the profile, posts, comments, blogs, etc., will not be considered as sensitive information.
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies are distinctively assigned to you, are only readable by a web server in the domain that assigned the cookie and cannot be used for running programs or transferring viruses to your device. A cookie assists to remember your specific information on subsequent visits and provides a convenience feature to save your time.
A third-party cookie is placed on a user’s hard disk by a website from a domain other than the one a user is visiting. A cookie may be placed on your browser by our third-party advertiser in the course of serving advertisements.
These types of cookies are used to supply or present the advertisements on the website, to find out if these advertisements are clicked or tapped by users, to check and control how often a specific advertisement is displayed to a user, to know the number of the anonymous user in the website and to provide security within transactions.
Social media and other communications
Our website uses third-party links of social media sites and advertisements which may lead to their respective websites. We do not take any responsibility for securing users’ information on further visiting these third-party sites. A user is able to share and link the content of our website to other platforms, however, we are not responsible to edit, modify and update the content as per the user. We are open to editing our content only if the user finds errors of any kind while going through our website. Users can send us an email via the contact by mentioning the errors. The right to update the content is solely dependent on the Editor.
Protection of your personal information
Your personal information is protected by our website against unauthorized access, unauthorized alteration, use or disclosure, and destruction of data. Our website has its security measures to help secure and safeguard the personal information we collect via the sites. Internal reviews of data collection, storage and processing methods, and encryption and physical security measures are practised to ensure the safety of your personal information.
However, it should be noted that no security system is impenetrable despite claiming to have excellent security measures or methods, and it applies to our website too. Thus, we cannot completely assure the security of the collected information.
Updates on the statement of privacy
Our statement of privacy may be updated occasionally considering company and customer feedback, changes in technology, applicable law amendment or update, and any other necessity. We recommend you to review the policy periodically to learn how your personal information is secured.
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