aa.Telecommunications” means all communications made through or on company telephones, electronic mail, radios, facsimile machines, or any other electronic communication device;
bb. “User” means any person who accesses or avails any computer resource of an intermediary or a publisher for the purpose of hosting, publishing, sharing, transacting, viewing, displaying, downloading or uploading information and includes other persons jointly participating in using such computer resource and addressee and originator;
cc. “User Account” means the account registration of a user with an intermediary or publisher and includes profiles, accounts, pages, handles and other similar presences by means of which a user is able to access the services offered by the intermediary or publisher.
dd. “Web Beacon” is a small image file on a web page that can be used to collect certain information from your computer, such as an IP address, the time the content was viewed, a browser type, and the existence of cookies previously set by the same server.
Words and expressions used and not defined in these rules but defined in the Information Technology Act, 2000 and rules made thereunder shall have the same meaning as assigned to them in the Information Technology Act, 2000 and the said rules, as the case may be.
3. When You Provide Information
A user may choose to provide personal information in the following examples:
Information attained by the site is used only for the intended purpose stated at the time that the information is collected. This data is not shared with other entities in the network for secondary or unrelated purposes, or shared with a third party, unless otherwise disclosed at the point of collection. If there is an instance where such information may be shared, the visitor will be asked for permission beforehand.
Selectronic Equipment makes every practical effort to avoid excessive or irrelevant collection of data.
The information collected from you by Selectronic Equipment may constitute ‘personal Information’ or ‘sensitive personal data or Information’ under the SPI Rules. Personal information is defined under the SPI Rules to mean any information that relates to a natural person, which, either directly or indirectly, in combination with other information available or likely to be available with a body corporate, is capable of identifying such person.
4. Use Restrictions
If any user hosts, displays, uploads, modifies, publishes, transmits, updates or shares any of the information mentioned above, he shall have no right to privacy in respect of the same. Selectronic Equipment would be duty bound to remove or disable access to such information, on being so notified about such content by affected person, under Rule 3(1)(c) of the Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules, 2021
Users of the website are encouraged to strictly follow the provisions of the Information Technology Act, rules and regulations made thereunder as also any other applicable laws for the time being in force in India.
5.Information collected automatically
In addition to any information that you voluntarily provide us, we and our third-party service providers, may use a variety of technologies that collect certain information whenever you visit or interact on the Website ("Usage Information"). Usage Information may include your browser and operating system details, the URL or advertisement that referred you to our Website, the search terms entered, all the areas within our Website visited, the time of day and duration you visited the Website, among other information.
We may collect information about you in a variety of ways. The information we may collect on the Site includes:
a) Personal Data Personally identifiable information, such as your name, shipping address, email address, and telephone number, and demographic information, such as your age, gender, hometown, and interests, that you voluntarily give to us [when you register with the Site [or our mobile application,] or] when you choose to participate in various activities related to the Site [and our mobile application], such as online chat and message boards. You are under no obligation to provide us with personal information of any kind, however your refusal to do so may prevent you from using certain features of the Site [and our mobile application].
Information collected by us from you may include (but is not limited to) the following:-
Information that is freely available in the public domain or accessible under the Right to Information Act, 2005 or any other law will not be regarded as personal information or sensitive personal data or information.
When you send email or other communications to Selectronic Equipment , we may retain those communications in order to process your inquiries, respond to your requests and improve our services. When you send and receive SMS messages to or from one of our services that provides SMS functionality, we may collect and maintain information associated with those messages, such as the phone number, the service provider associated with the phone number, the content of the message, and the date and time of the transaction. We may use your email address to communicate with you about our services.
b) Derivative Data
Information our servers automatically collect when you access the Site, such as your IP address, your browser type, your operating system, your access times, and the pages you have viewed directly before and after accessing the Site. [If you are using our mobile application, this information may also include your device name and type, your operating system, your phone number, your country, your likes and replies to a post, and other interactions with the application and other users via server log files, as well as any other information you choose to provide.]
c) Mobile Device Data
Device information, such as your mobile device ID, model, and manufacturer, and information about the location of your device, if you access the Site from a mobile device.d) Mobile Application Information
If you connect using our mobile application:
Information shall be maintained in accordance with the Information Technology Act, 2000 and also Information Technology (Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures Sensitive Personal Data or Information) Rules, 2011.
6. Community Forums, User Content, And Posting Content To Third Party Sites
www.criconet.com may provide users with access to forums and interactive features ("Community Forums"). You may choose, through such features or otherwise, to submit or post photographs, videos, questions, comments, suggestions or other content (collectively, "User Content"). Content posted to a Community Forum is public and consequently, not protected and www.criconet.com (“Website”) is not liable for the same in any manner. Information or other content you choose to post or make available in the Community Forums may be viewed, collected and used by others.
Third Parties - The Site may permit interactions between the Site and a third party web site, such as enabling “like”and “share” features. If you choose to “like,” review, or “share” content through the Website or to otherwise post information from or via the Website to a third party web site, feature or application, that information may be publicly displayed and the third party web site may have access to information about you and your use of our Website.
7. How We Use Your Information?
www.criconet.com (“Website”) may use information it collects, including Personal Information and Usage Information, to: (1) allow you to participate in features we offer or to provide related customer service; (2) tailor content, recommendations and offers we display to you, both on the Website and elsewhere online; (3) process your registration or a purchase or other transaction, including verifying information you provide is active and valid; (4) send you information or special offers from us or on behalf of third-parties; (5) improve the Website, our products, and services, and for internal business purposes; (6) contact you with regard to your use of www.criconet.com (“Website”)’s products and services, the Website, and, in our discretion, changes to the Website’ policies; and (7) as disclosed at the time you provide your information or otherwise with your consent.
8. How We May Share The Information Collected?
9. Disclosure Of Your Information
We may share information we have collected about you in certain situations. Your information may be disclosed as follows:
If we believe the release of information about you is necessary to respond to legal process, to investigate or remedy potential violations of our policies, or to protect the rights, property, and safety of others, we may share your information as permitted or required by any applicable law, rule, or regulation. This includes exchanging information with other entities for fraud protection and credit risk reduction.
c. Business Partners
We may share your information with our business partners to offer you certain products, services or promotions.
d. Sale or Bankruptcy
We are not responsible for the actions of third parties with whom you share personal or sensitive data, and we have no authority to manage or control third-party solicitations. If you no longer wish to receive correspondence, emails or other communications from third parties, you are responsible for contacting the third party directly.
When you consent to sharing or request that, we share your information.
e. Third Parties providing services on our behalf
We may provide third parties with access to user information, including Personal Information, in order for them to perform certain services on behalf of the Website or Selectronic Equipment Pvt. Ltd., such as tracking analytics, sending communications on our behalf or performing other administrative services.
f. Administrative and Legal Reasons
g. Business Transfers
We may share Personal Information with our corporate parent, being the business entity owning the website, and with our subsidiaries and affiliated entities primarily for business and operational purposes. www.criconet.com (“Website”) also reserves the right to disclose and transfer all information related to the Site, including Personal Information:
h. Third Party Analytics Providers, Ad servers and similar third parties
The Website may contain content served by third parties, and we work with third party service providers to serve advertisements elsewhere online. In connection with serving content and providing analytics and advertising services, third parties may collect certain information about your visits to this or other web sites, and we may receive information regarding the use of the Website and the effectiveness of our advertisements. We do not share Personal Information with these service providers, but they may set and access their own tracking technologies on your device (including cookies and web beacons) and may otherwise collect or have access to information about you (such as your general interest in certain book genres and Usage Information). Cookies and web beacons, including those set by third party network advertisers, may be used to, among other things, target advertisements, prevent you from seeing the same advertisements too many times and to conduct research regarding the usefulness of certain advertisements to you. We may share Usage Information about visitors with third party advertising companies, analytics providers and other third parties for similar purposes.
I) Third Party Consent, Links to other sites and content found outside of the sites
Third parties may host content on www.criconet.com (“Website”),which may also contain links to third party web sites or features that www.criconet.com (“Website”) does not control. This includes links from advertisers, sponsors and partners that may use our logo(s) as part of a co-branding agreement, including third parties who may be selling www.criconet.com (“Website”)’s products. Third parties whose content appears on the Website may collect information about you through the use of their own cookies and web beacons, may independently collect or solicit Personal Information, and may have the ability to track your use of their sites and services. www.criconet.com (“Website”) may collect Usage Information through the website’s content appearing on third-party sites.
www.criconet.com (“Website”) is not responsible for the privacy practices employed by any third party, and our hosting of third party content, linking to third party websites, or the appearance of www.criconet.com's content on third party websites does not constitute sponsorship or endorsement of the content or business practices of those third parties and any commercial transaction that you undertake on a third party website shall be entirely at your risk.
10. Privacy Statements
c. You hereby consent to such use of such information by Selectronic Equipment and our Partner.
e. You are responsible for maintaining the accuracy of the information you submit to us, such as your contact information provided as part of account registration. If your personal information changes, you may correct, delete inaccuracies, or amend information by making the change on your profile information page on the Websites or App or by contacting us at email@example.com. We will make good faith efforts to make requested changes in our then active databases as soon as reasonably practicable.
f. If you wish to cancel your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services, contact us through firstname.lastname@example.org. We will retain your information for as long as your account with the Services is active and as needed to provide you the Services. We shall not retain such information for longer than is required for the purposes for which the information may lawfully be used or is otherwise required under any other law for the time being in force.
g. Selectronic Equipment may require the User to pay with a credit card, debit card, net banking or other online payment mechanisms for Services for which an amount(s) is/are payable. Selectronic Equipment will collect such User’s credit card number and/or other financial institution information such as bank account numbers and will use that information for the billing and payment processes, including but not limited to the use and disclosure of such credit card number and information to third parties as necessary to complete such billing operation.
h. In order to have access to all the features and benefits on our Website or App, a User must first create an account on our Website or App. To create an account, a User is required to provide the following information, which such User recognizes and expressly acknowledges is personal information allowing others, including Selectronic Equipment , to identify the User: name, User ID, email address, address, date of birth, gender, phone number and password chosen by the User. Other optional information may be requested on the registration page. We may, in future, include other optional requests for information from the User to help us to customize the Services to deliver personalized information to the User. However, we assume your consent in relation to various matters, once you complete the registration process.
j. Our Websites and the App may include social media Features, such as the Facebook button. These Features may collect your IP address, which page you are visiting on our site, and may set a cookie to enable the Feature to function properly. Your interactions with these Features are governed by the privacy statement of the company providing them.
k. Selectronic Equipment has implemented best international market practices and security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that it has under its control from unauthorized access, improper use or disclosure, unauthorized modification and unlawful destruction or accidental loss. However, for any data loss or theft due to unauthorized access to the User’s electronic devices through which the User avails the Services, Selectronic Equipment or its Partners shall not be held liable for any loss whatsoever incurred by the User.
11. Confidentiality And Security
g. Notwithstanding the above, Selectronic Equipment is not responsible for the confidentiality, security or distribution of your personal information by our Partners and third parties outside the scope of our agreement with such Partners and third parties. Further, Selectronic Equipment and its Partners shall not be responsible for any breach of security or for any actions of any third parties or events that are beyond the reasonable control of Selectronic Equipment and its Partners including, acts of government, computer hacking, unauthorized access to computer data and storage device, computer crashes, breach of security and encryption, poor quality of Internet service or telephone service of the User etc.
12. Security provisions
For your privacy protection, Selectronic Equipment may use encryption technologies for certain types of communications. While we may use other reasonable precautions to protect confidential information and provide suitable security, we do not guarantee or warrant that information transmitted through the Internet is secure, or that such transmissions will be free from delay, interruption, interception or error.
We have complied with all reasonable security practices and procedures prescribed under the Information Technology Act and rules and regulations made thereunder, to ensure the privacy of data. Further we have implemented such security practices and standards and also have a comprehensive documented information security programme and information security policies. Selectronic Equipment follows IS/ISO/IEC codes of best practices for data protection, which contain managerial, technical, operational and physical security control measures for the purpose of data protection and information resident in the computers, computer systems, computer networks and computer resources of Selectronic Equipment.
The authorized person of technological services may put forth instructions and regulations to ensure the security of computer resources and to periodically conduct security checks.
13. Review Of Information
Selectronic Equipment shall permit the visitors of websites, as and when requested by them, to review the information they had provided and ensure that any personal information or sensitive personal data or information found to be inaccurate or deficient shall be corrected or amended as feasible.
14. Responsibility For The Authenticity Of Personal Information
Selectronic Equipment shall not be responsible for the authenticity of the personal information or sensitive personal data or information provided by the visitors to Selectronic Equipment or any other person acting on behalf of Selectronic Equipment .
Each visitor has right to access personal data they have submitted through the website www.criconet.com.
User of websites would be handled by going back through the registration process. Inquiries about the accuracy of identifying information previously submitted to Selectronic Equipment through its website, or requests to have outdated information removed, should be directed to email@example.com . Selectronic Equipment is committed to providing reasonable and practical access to visitors to allow them the opportunity to identify and correct any inaccuracies. When requested and practical, Selectronic Equipment will delete identifying information from current operational systems.
When personally identifiable information is retained, Selectronic Equipment assumes responsibility for keeping an accurate record of the information, once a visitor has submitted and verified the data. Selectronic Equipment does not assume responsibility for verifying the ongoing accuracy of the content of personal information. When practically possible, if Selectronic Equipment is informed that any personal data collected through a website is no longer accurate, Selectronic Equipment will make appropriate corrections based on the information provided by the authenticated visitor.
If you have submitted personal information to Selectronic Equipment, under most circumstances, you have the right to reasonable access to that data/information to correct any inaccuracies.
Personally identifiable information provided to Selectronic Equipment through its website is provided voluntarily by visitors. Visitors can subsequently choose to unsubscribe from mailing lists or any registrations.
You have several choices regarding your use of our sites. In general, you are not required to submit any sensitive personal information when you visit our web sites, but Selectronic Equipment may require you to provide certain personal information, including sensitive personal data, in order for you to receive additional information about our services and events. The company web sites may also ask for your permission for certain uses of your personal information, and you can agree to or decline those uses. If you opt-in for particular services or communications, such as an e-newsletter, you will be able to subscribe at any time by following the instructions included in each communication. If you decide to unsubscribe from the services or communication, we will remove your information promptly. However we may require additional information before we can process your request.
You may be able to change your preferences with regard to the communications you receive from us for one or more of our Website by logging into the “Account” or similar page for a Site. You may opt-out of receiving marketing communications from www.criconet.com (“Website”) by following the opt-out instructions. Please note that we reserve the right to send you certain communications relating to your account or use of the Website (for example, order confirmations) and these transactional account messages may be unaffected if you opt-out from marketing communications. Information may persist internally for administrative purposes and that residual data may remain on backup media or for other reasons.
17. Sharing/ Transfer Of Confidential/Sensitive/ Personal Data And Information
Selectronic Equipment is an Indian company. If you are located anywhere outside India, please be aware that information we collect will be transferred to and processed in India. By using the Website, or providing us with any information, you fully understand and unambiguously consent to this transfer, processing and storage of your information in India, a jurisdiction in which the privacy laws may not be as comprehensive as those in the country where you reside and/or are a citizen.
We do not share personal information including the confidential and sensitive personal data or information with unaffiliated third parties, except as necessary for our legitimate professional and business needs, to carry out your requests, and/or as required or permitted by law or professional standards. Selectronic Equipment may also share personal information about you with various outside companies or service providers or vendors working on our behalf to help fulfil your requests.
Selectronic Equipment may transfer certain personal information across geographical borders to other Selectronic Equipment member firms or outside companies working with us or on our behalf. Selectronic Equipment may also store personal information in a jurisdiction other than where you are based. By providing personal information on Selectronic Equipment’s websites, visitors are consenting to this transfer and/or storage of their data across borders.
Selectronic Equipment transfers sensitive personal data or information including any information, to any other body corporate or a person in India, or located outside the jurisdiction of India, that ensures the same level of data protection that is adhered to by Selectronic Equipment as provided under the Information Technology Act, 2000 as amended as well as rules and regulations made thereunder including the Information Technology Rules, 2011 and Information Technology ( Reasonable Security Practices and Procedures and Sensitive Personal Data or Information ) Rules, 2011. The transfer may be allowed only if it is necessary for the performance of the lawful contract between Selectronic Equipment or its authorized representatives and provider of information or where such person has consented to data transfer.
18. Data Retention
Selectronic Equipment holding sensitive personal data or information of providers of information, shall not retain such information for longer than is required for the purposes for which the information may lawfully be used or is otherwise required under any other law for the time being in force or unless ordered to the contrary by any order of court of law. The information collected shall be used for the purpose for which it has been collected.
Some of the information we receive is not retained. For example, we usually do not keep mailing addresses for white papers. Contact information about visitors will be kept as long as the information is required to completely service the contact request or until a user requests that we delete that information. Mailing list information, discussion posts and email are kept for only the period of time considered reasonable to facilitate the visitor's requests.
Selectronic Equipment has implemented the principles and salient features of the IS/ISO/IEC standard and/or the codes of best practices for data protection for the purpose of compliance with reasonable security practices and procedures. Further we shall have audited our security practices and procedures on a regular basis through independent auditor, duly approved by the Central Government. The audit of reasonable security practices and procedures shall be carried out by an auditor once a year.
20.Policy Questions And Enforcement
When required by lawful order,Selectronic Equipment shall provide information or any such assistance to Government Agencies who are lawfully authorized for investigative, protective, cyber security activity. The information or any such assistance shall be provided for the purpose of verification of identity, or for prevention, detection, investigation, prosecution, cyber security incidents and punishment of offences under any law for the time being in force, on a request in writing stating clearly the purpose of seeking such information or any such assistance.
If a User uses the Services or accesses the Website or uses the App after a notice of changes has been sent to such User or published on the Website, such User hereby provides his/her/its consent to the changed terms.
22. Consent To This Policy
23. Governing Law and Jurisdiction