Privacy Policy

ASSOCHAM Terms of Services and Privacy Policy

1. Terms
By accessing the website at https://assocham.org/, you are agreeing to be bound by these terms of service, all applicable laws and regulations, and agree that you are responsible for compliance with any applicable local laws. If you do not agree with any of these terms, you are prohibited from using or accessing this site. The materials contained in this website are protected by applicable copyright and trademark law.

2. Use License
a.    Permission is granted to temporarily view materials (information or software) on ASSOCHAM’s website for personal, non-commercial transitory viewing only. This is the grant of a license, not a transfer of title, and under this license you may not:
i.        modify or copy the materials;
ii.       use the materials for any commercial purpose, or for any public display (commercial or non-commercial);
iii.      attempt to decompile or reverse engineer any software contained on ASSOCHAM’s website;
iv.       remove any copyright or other proprietary notations from the materials; or
v.        transfer the materials to another person or “mirror” the materials on any other server.
b.    This license shall automatically terminate if you violate any of these restrictions and may be terminated by ASSOCHAM at any time. Upon terminating your viewing of these materials or upon the termination of this license, you must destroy any downloaded materials in your possession whether in electronic or printed format.

3. Disclaimer
a.    The materials on ASSOCHAM’s website are provided on an ‘as is’ basis. ASSOCHAM makes no warranties, expressed or implied, and hereby disclaims and negates all other warranties including, without limitation, implied warranties or conditions of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, or non-infringement of intellectual property or other violation of rights.
b.    Further, ASSOCHAM does not warrant or make any representations concerning the accuracy, likely results, or reliability of the use of the materials on its website or otherwise relating to such materials or on any sites linked to this site.

4. Limitations
In no event shall ASSOCHAM or its suppliers be liable for any damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of data or profit, or due to business interruption) arising out of the use or inability to use the materials on ASSOCHAM’s website, even if ASSOCHAM or a ASSOCHAM authorized representative has been notified orally or in writing of the possibility of such damage. Because some jurisdictions do not allow limitations on implied warranties, or limitations of liability for consequential or incidental damages, these limitations may not apply to you.

5. Accuracy of Materials
The materials appearing on ASSOCHAM’s website could include technical, typographical, or photographic errors. ASSOCHAM does not warrant that any of the materials on its website are accurate, complete or current. ASSOCHAM may make changes to the materials contained on its website at any time without notice. However ASSOCHAM does not make any commitment to update the materials.

6. Links
ASSOCHAM has not reviewed all of the sites linked to its website and is not responsible for the contents of any such linked site. The inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement by ASSOCHAM of the site. Use of any such linked website is at the user’s own risk.

7. Modifications
ASSOCHAM may revise these terms of service for its website at any time without notice. By using this website you are agreeing to be bound by the then current version of these terms of service.

8. Governing Law
These terms and conditions are governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of India and you irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts within New Delhi.

9. Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which ASSOCHAM collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a "User") of the assocham.org website ("Site"). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by ASSOCHAM.
 
ASSOCHAM Policy is to respect your privacy regarding any information we may collect while operating our website. Accordingly, we have developed this privacy policy in order for you to understand how we collect, use, communicate, disclose and otherwise make use of personal information. We have outlined our privacy policy below.

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We will collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.
·         Before or at the time of collecting personal information, we will identify the purposes for which information is being collected.
·        We will collect and use personal information solely for fulfilling those purposes specified by us and for other ancillary purposes, unless we obtain the consent of the individual concerned or as required by law.
·         Personal data should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete, and up-to-date.
·         We will protect personal information by using reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorized access, disclosure, copying, use or modification.
·         We will only retain personal information for as long as necessary for the fulfilment of those purposes.

PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION
We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site, subscribe to the newsletter, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, credit card information which shall be kept with complete confidentiality and will not be shared. Users may, however, visit our site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us. Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.
 
NON-PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service provider utilized and other similar information.
 
WEB BROWSER COOKIES
Our Site may use "cookies" to enhance User experience. User's web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.
 
INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM YOU
To be able to obtain information about our products and services, you are required to provide us with your details. This enables us to provide you the relevant information, whether by sending a representative or otherwise, without the need of asking you for your details repeatedly. We may ask you for further information from time to time in order to cater to your needs. The information that you provide will not be shared with anybody without your prior explicit consent. This information will help us in providing you with even better service levels than you have come to expect from us.

We may track usage through cookies or session variables. A cookie is a small data file written to a user’s hard drive. A session variable is like a temporary cookie and it is destroyed when you close your browser. Cookies may be used to, among other things, allow automated log-in and may contain information about preferences or Internet use. Advertisers and affiliate partners on our site may also send cookies to your browser. We may also collect information about your preferences. We may possibly keep on record information relating to stakeholders’ service requests as well as other correspondence, such as emails or letters, sent to us. Your responses to online surveys, questionnaires, etc. may also be kept on record for us to better understand your needs, preferences and requirements.
 
HOW WE USE COLLECTED INFORMATION
ASSOCHAM may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:
 
·         To improve stakeholder service-
Information you provide helps us respond to your stakeholders’ service requests and support needs more efficiently.
·         To personalize user experience-
We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
·         To improve our Site-
We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
·         To process payments-
We may use the information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide service to that order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the service.
·         To run a promotion, contest, survey or other Site feature-
To send Users information they agreed to receive about topics we think will be of interest to them.
·         To send periodic emails-

We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, they may do so by contacting us via our Site.
 
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.
 
SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share your information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.
 
CHANGES TO PRIVACY POLICY
ASSOCHAM has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.
 
ACCEPTANCE OF THE TERMS
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
 
We are committed to conducting our business in accordance with these principles in order to ensure that the confidentiality of personal information is protected and maintained. ASSOCHAM may change this privacy policy from time to time at ASSOCHAM’s sole discretion.
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