Effective Date: November 30, 2023
Last Updated on: November 30, 2023
PURPOSE AND SCOPE
HOW DO WE COLLECT INFORMATION?
Data provided by registered users:
Account creation and login:
When you create an account or login into your account, we collect personal information such as First-Name and Last-Name(Mandatory), EmailID (Mandatory), Name (Mandatory), EmployeeID (Non-Mandatory), Country (Mandatory), City (Non-Mandatory), DOB (Non-Mandatory), DOJ (Non-Mandatory), MobileNo (Non-Mandatory), Alternate Email (Non-Mandatory).
We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet, login, e-mail address and connection information. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. We also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email and communications), comments, feedback, product reviews, recommendations, and personal profile.
Data collected through automated means:
Technical data about your computer or device, like device type, operation system,browser name and the IP address. This data helps us improve the delivery of our web pages and to measure traffic on the Site. The collection of data will also depend on the individual settings of your device and software. It is recommended to refer to the policies of your device manufacturer or software provider to learn about information they might share with us.
User Generated Data:
Account Creation, Login and Usage as a viewer
We collect information and material (user generated content) provided to us voluntarily by our users or the viewers to publish and process on our platform. The user generated content is inclusive of text, photos & videos associated with the accounts/ emails used to create an account with Vantage Circle or to access links as viewers.
Data Collected from Third Parties:
Integration of Third Parties such as Google Drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, Box
When you connect your existing cloud storage such as Google Drive, we access your account on your behalf to get information about your files & folders. When you choose to create a Google Drive file link in Vantage Circle, we download the selected file(s) from your Google Drive and store it in our own storage for reliability purposes.
Data collected during transactions:
On the basis of types of services requested, require company name also collects information such as:
- Type of service that has been requested
- Order details for such a request
- Payment & transaction information (such as merchant’s name, payment method, chargeable amount for the service)
- Date and time the service was provided
For the purpose of promotion codes, name of the person associated with such a code will also be collected
THE TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT AND STORE
We may collect personal and sensitive personal information about you and store this information in connection with the provision and fulfilment of our services to you. Personal information may include:
- First name and Last name(Mandatory)
- Email ID (Mandatory)
- EmployeeID (Non-Mandatory),
- MobileNo (Non-Mandatory) ,
- Alternate Email(Non-Mandatory).
HOW WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
The above personal information may be used for the following purposes:
- To provide you with information about our offerings and/or our periodic newsletters.
- To respond to your requests.
- For creation or development of business intelligence or data analytics in relation to the Offerings provided by us (for this purpose we may share the Personal Information with certain software or tools available online).
- To manage our relationship with you.
- For internal record keeping.
- To provide you with authorization to login and use your user account.
WHO HAS ACCESS TO YOUR DATA WITHIN OUR ORGANIZATION?
Within our organization, access to client’s data is limited to CTO and System Admin only.
WHO DO WE SHARE YOUR DATA WITH OUTSIDE OUR ORGANIZATION AND WHY?
We use Digitalocean as our cloud service provider as we don’t have our own data centers so all our clients data are stored in Digital Ocean’s data center but we have full control over the data and digital ocean doesn’t access any of our data resided in their data centres. Also we use mandrill for mail delivery related services.
We may access, preserve, and disclose information about you to third parties, including the content of messages if we believe disclosure is in accordance with or required by, applicable law, regulation, legal process, or audits. We may also disclose information about you if we believe that your actions are inconsistent with our Terms of Service or related guidelines and policies, or if necessary to protect the rights, property, or safety of, or prevent fraud or abuse of, Company or others.
Transfer of business
If we (or our assets) are acquired, or if we go out of business, enter bankruptcy, or go through some other change of control, personal information could be one of the assets transferred to or acquired by a third party.
WHY AND FOR HOW LONG DO WE STORE INFORMATION WE COLLECT FROM YOU?
We retain certain information collected from you while you are a member on the Site, and in certain cases where you have deleted your account, for the following reasons:
- So that you can use our Sites;
- To ensure that we do not communicate with you if you have asked us not to;
- To better understand the traffic to our Sites so that we can provide all members with the best possible experience;
- To detect and prevent abuse of our Sites, illegal activities and breaches of our Terms of Service; and
- To comply with applicable legal, tax or accounting requirements.
We retain user data for as long as necessary for the purposes described above. This means that we retain different categories of data for different periods of time depending on the type of data, the category of user to whom the data relates to, and the purposes for which we collected the data.
YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE GDPR
You have certain rights if you are within the EU this includes:
Right to access.This right allows you to obtain a copy of your personal data, as well as other supplementary information.
Right to restrict processing.You have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data in certain circumstances.
Right to rectification.You have the right to have any incomplete or inaccurate information we hold about you corrected.
Right to object to processing.The right to object allows you to stop or prevent us from processing your personal data. This right exists where we are relying on a legitimate interest as the legal basis for processing your Personal Data. You also have the right to object where we are processing your Personal data for direct marketing purposes.
Right to erasure.You have the right to ask us to delete or remove Personal data when the personal data is no longer necessary for the purpose which you originally collected or processed.
To exercise your rights, you can contact us at email@example.com
YOUR RIGHTS UNDER THE CCPA
Users who are California residents have certain rights under the California Consumer Privacy Act, (“CCPA”) included in these rights are:
Right to knowYou have the right to request to know more about the categories and specific pieces of personal information that we have collected about you and access a copy of your personal information.
Right to deletion.You have the right to request deletion of personal information that we have collected about you.
Right to non-discrimination.If you choose to exercise any of your rights under CCPA, we will treat you like all other users. In other words, there is no penalty for exercising your rights under CCPA.
Right to object to processing.You have the right to opt-out of the sale of your personal information. We do not sell personal information. However, the Service Providers we partner with (for example, our advertising partners) may use technology on the Service that “sells” personal information as defined by the CCPA. If you wish to opt-out of the use of your personal information for interest-based advertising purposes and these potential sales as defined under CCPA law, you may do so by following the instructions below. Please note that any opt out is specific to the browser you use. You may need to opt out on every browser that you use.
To exercise any of these rights under CCPA, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. To know more about your rights and how to exercise them visit our Data Subject Request Policy.
OUR POLICY CONCERNING CHILDREN & THEIR DATA
Our Sites are not directed to children under the age of sixteen and we do not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children or distribute such information to third parties. We screen users who wish to provide personal information in order to prevent children from providing such information. If we become aware that we have inadvertently received personally identifiable information from a child, we will delete such information from our records. If we change our practices in the future, we will obtain prior, verifiable parental consent before collecting any personally identifiable information from children.
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