“Personal Information” shall mean the information which identifies a Learner i.e., first and last name, identification number, email address, age, gender, location, photograph and/or phone number provided at the time of registration or any time thereafter on the Platform.
“Sensitive Personal Information” shall include:
(i) passwords and financial data (except the truncated last four digits of credit/debit card),
(ii) health data,
(iii) official identifier (such as biometric data, aadhar number, social security number, driver’s license, passport, etc.,),
(iv) information about sexual life, sexual identifier, race, ethnicity, political or religious belief or affiliation,
(v) account details and passwords, or
(vi) other data/information categorized as ‘sensitive personal data’ or ‘special categories of data’ under the Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and / or the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) (“Data Protection Laws”) and in context of this Policy or other equivalent / similar legislations.
Usage of the term ‘Personal Information’ shall include ‘Sensitive Personal Information’ as may be applicable to the context of its usage.
We may collect both personal and non-personal identifiable information from You in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when You visit our Platform, register on the Platform, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Platform. However, please note that-
We may collect and use Your Personal Information for the following purposes:
In general, all Learners have the rights specified herein this section. However, depending on where you are situated, you may have certain specific rights in respect of your Personal Information accorded by the laws of the country you are situated in. To understand Your rights, please refer to the Country Specific Additional Rights below.
If you are a Learner, you may exercise any of these rights by using the options provided to you within the Platform upon your login. If however, you are facing any issues or require any clarifications, you can always write to us at the address noted in the ‘Grievances’ section below, and we will address your concerns to the extent required by the applicable law.
Remember, you are entitled to exercise your rights as stated above only with respect to your information, including Personal Information, and not that of other Learners. Further, when we receive any requests or queries over email to the address specified in the ‘Grievances’ section below, then, as per the applicable Data Protection Laws, we may need to ask you a few additional information to verify your identity in association with the Platform and the request received.
We take all measures reasonably necessary to protect against the unauthorized access, use, alteration or destruction of Personal Information or such other data on the Platform. Our disclosure of any such information is limited to –
Your information including any Personal Information is stored, processed, and transferred in and to the Amazon Web Service (AWS) servers and databases located in India. We may also store, process, and transfer information in and to servers in other countries depending on the location of our affiliates and service providers.
Please note that these countries may have differing (and potentially less stringent) privacy laws and that Personal Information can become subject to the laws and disclosure requirements of such countries, including disclosure to governmental bodies, regulatory agencies, and private persons, as a result of applicable governmental or regulatory inquiry, court order or other similar process.
If you use our Platform from outside India, including in the USA, EU, EEA, and UK, your information may be transferred to, stored, and processed in India. By accessing our Platform or otherwise giving us information, you consent to the transfer of information to India and other countries outside your country of residence.
We will retain Your information for as long as it is required for us to retain for the purposes stated hereinabove, including for the purpose of complying with legal obligation or business compliances.
Further, please note that we may not be able to delete all communications or photos, files, or other documents publicly made available by you on the Platform (for example: comments, feedback, etc.), however, we shall anonymize your Personal Information in such a way that you can no longer be identified as an individual in association with such information made available by you on the Platform. We will never disclose aggregated or de-identified information in a manner that could identify you as an individual.
Note: If you wish to exercise any of your rights (as specified in ‘Your Rights’ section below) to access, modify and delete any or all information stored about you, then you may do so by using the options provided within the Platform. You can always write to us at the email address specified in the ‘Grievances’ section below
We may modify, revise or change our Policy from time to time; when we do, we will revise the ‘updated date’ at the beginning of this page. We encourage You to check our Platform frequently to see the recent changes. Unless stated otherwise, our current Policy applies to all information that we have about You.
If you have any questions about this Policy, wish to exercise your rights, concerns about privacy or grievances, please write to us with a thorough description via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Your Rights: If you are located in India, you may have the following rights under the Personal Data Protection Bill (PDPB) when it becomes a legislation. All requests can be made by using the option provided to you within the Platform upon your login. You may also write to us as stated in the “Grievances” section above, and we will address you concerns to the extent required by law.
Your Rights: If you are located in the United Kingdom (UK) or European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA), you have the following rights under the UK and EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) respectively. All requests should be sent to the address noted in the “Grievances” section above, and we will fulfil requests to the extent required by applicable law.
We collect and process Personal Information about you only where we have a legal rationale to do so. Specific legal rationale applied for the same will depend on the type of Personal Information collected and the context in which the same is being processed, including the Services involved.
If you are a California state resident, then you have the following rights to the extent, and in the manner, set out in the CCPA:
The above rights, the manner in which you can exercise the same and the category of and the manner in which we collect your information, are detailed below.
For purposes of the CCPA, in collecting the information described above, we collect the categories of Personal Information listed below from you:
The CCPA gives consumers the right to request that we (1) disclose what Personal Information we collect, use, disclose, and sell, and (2) delete certain Personal Information that we have collected or maintained. you may submit these requests to us as described below, and we honor these rights where they apply.
If a request is submitted in a manner that is not one of the designated methods for submission, or if the request is deficient in some manner unrelated to our verification process, we will either (i) treat the request as if it had been submitted in accordance with the designated manner, or (ii) provide you with specific directions on how to submit the request or remedy any deficiencies with the request, as applicable.