We value your privacy. When you interact with us digitally – such as when you visit our website, interact with us on social media, or sign up for our newsletters or webinars - we may collect some information about you. If this information can be used to identify you, it is ‘personal information’ or ‘personal data.’
This policy describes what personal information we collect and how we handle this information.
By using our website, or any of our services/platforms, you consent to this policy.
This policy is for those that visit our website and social media pages. It doesn’t apply to information we collect about our clients and other persons in the course of our profession, and while offering legal and policy services when engaged as a service provider by you.
How do we collect information about you? What do we collect?
You provide it to us. You may do this when you – contact us through email, send us a message on , comment on our posts, or sign up for our newsletters or webinars. This can include basic information like your name and your email address. It may also include information like your phone number, your location and any other information you choose to provide – like your CV, if you’re applying for a job.
We may also collect information about you that you’ve made publicly available. This can include your LinkedIn handle, your job title and your employer. We may also get your personal information from recruitment agencies or headhunters.
When you visit our website, our server may also collect information relating to your device, such as your device model, operating system, browser type, unique device identifier, IP address, mobile network carrier, location, cookies; and your internet activity, such as the URL of the website from which you came to our website, how long you spent on a page, and other similar details about your use of and actions on our website.
What are cookies? And how do we use them?
Cookies are small text files that are stored in your browser when you visit a website. Some cookies are essential for a website to run properly. Some others are useful to run the website efficiently.
You can disable cookies through your browser settings. But this may impact the functionality of the website.
How do we use this information?
When you provide us your personal information for a particular purpose, we use it for that purpose only. For instance, if you send us your CV to apply for a job with us, we use it to process your job application and contact you. If you provide us your email ID to subscribe to any of our newsletters, we use it to send you the newsletter. If you’ve asked to stay informed about any events that we conduct, we’ll notify you on the contact details you provide us.
We may use your personal information for other purpose that you consent to, for fulfilling a legal obligation, or for other purposes that the law allows.
We may use information about your device and information from cookies, to run our website effectively and to analyse and improve user experience on our website.
We don’t use your personal information to contact you for marketing or promotions. We never sell your information to anyone.
Do we share it with anyone?
We may use third party applications or software to process your data for us. For instance, we may use an email marketing service to send you emails. In these cases, we may need to share your personal information with them for these limited purposes.
How long do we keep your information?
We keep your information for as long as is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected.
If you withdraw your consent to process your personal information, or ask us to delete your personal information, we delete your information from our records.
How do we protect your personal information?
We use commercially reasonable physical, technical and procedural measures to protect your personal information from unauthorised access, use, disclosure, alteration or destruction in accordance with data protection law requirements.
Do you want us to delete your personal information?
Just ask. You can write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org telling us what you’d like us to delete.
In some cases, we may not be able to delete certain information – for instance, we won’t be able to delete your email ID if you’d like to stay subscribed to our newsletter. We’ll let you know if we aren’t able to erase your information for any reason.
What are your other rights regarding your personal information?
You can ask us to correct, complete or update your personal information.
You can write to us at email@example.com to ask for any of this information.
Whom can you contact, if you have a grievance regarding the way we handle your personal information?
Please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We’ll resolve it as soon as possible.