FutureWorks Media Limited understands that your privacy is important to you and that you care about how your personal information is used and shared online. We respect and value the privacy of everyone who visits this website www.futureworks.in ("Our Site") and will only collect and use personal information in ways that are described here, and in a manner that is consistent with Our obligations and your rights under the applicable laws in India.
1 DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION
1.1 In this Policy, the following terms shall have the following meanings:
“Cookie” means a small text file placed on your computer or device by Our Site when you visit certain parts of Our Site and/or when you use certain features of Our Site. Details of the Cookies used by Our Site are set out in Clause 10, below;
“We/Us/Our” means FutureWorks Media Limited.
2 INFORMATION ABOUT US
2.1 Our Site is owned and operated by FutureWorks Media Limited.
3 WHAT DOES THIS POLICY COVER?
4 TYPES OF INFORMATION WE COLLECT
We have the ability to collect two types of information from people who visit Our Site: Personally Identifiable Information and Aggregate Information (collectively, “Information”).
4.2 “Aggregate Information” is anonymous data such as your IP address (i.e., a number that is assigned to your computer whenever you connect to the Internet), your domain name (e.g., "XYZ.com"), web browser type and version, operating system, user statistics (e.g., 30% of our users live in metro cities) and a list of URLs starting with a referring site, your activity on Our Site and the site you exit to.
5 HOW DO WE USE YOUR INFORMATION?
5.1 All Personally Identifiable Information is processed and stored securely, for no longer than is necessary in light of the reason(s) for which it was first collected.
5.2 Our use of your Personally Identifiable Information will always have a lawful basis, either because it is necessary for Our performance of a contract with you, because you have consented to Our use of your Personally Identifiable Information (e.g. by subscribing to emails), or because it is in Our legitimate interests.
5.3 We may use your Information for the following purposes:
(a) Providing and managing your access to Our Site;
(b) Personalising and tailoring your experience on Our Site;
(c) Replying to information requests from you;
(d) Sending you emails that you have opted into (you may unsubscribe or opt-out at any time by contacting Us;
(e) Market research;
(f) Analysing your use of Our Site to enable Us to continually improve Our Site and your user experience;
(g) To help us administer Our Site; and
(h) To assess the volume of use of and frequency of visitors to Our Site and to gather broad demographic information.
5.4 With your permission and/or where permitted by law, We may also use your Information for internal or external marketing and promotional purposes which may include contacting you by email, telephone, text message or post with information, news and updates on Our offerings.
5.6 Third parties whose content appears on Our Site may use third party Cookies. Please refer to Clause 10 for more information on controlling Cookies. Please note that We do not control the activities of such third parties, nor the data they collect and use and advise you to check the privacy policies of any such third parties.
5.7 Whether or not you provide Personally Identifiable Information is completely your own choice. You are not obligated to answer any question that is presented to you. Of course, if you choose not to provide Personally Identifiable Information, you might be unable to access certain services, offers and content on Our Site.
6 HOW AND WHERE DO WE STORE YOUR INFORMATION?
Protecting the security of your Personally Identifiable Information is very important to Us, and to protect your Personally Identifiable Information We have taken suitable measures to safeguard and secure Personally Identifiable Information collected through Our Site. Unfortunately, however, no data transmission over the Internet or data storage can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your Personally Identifiable Information, we cannot guarantee or warrant the security of any Information you transmit to or from Our Site, and you do so at your own risk.
7 DO WE SHARE YOUR INFORMATION?
7.1 We may compile statistics about the use of Our Site including data on traffic, usage patterns, user numbers, sales, and other information. All such data will be anonymised and will not include any Personally Identifiable Information or any anonymised data that can be combined with other data and used to identify you. We may from time to time share such anonymised data with third parties such as prospective investors and service partners. Data will only be shared and used within the bounds of the law.
7.2 We contract with third parties to supply services to you on Our behalf. These may include email delivery, search engine facilities, advertising, and marketing. In some cases, the third parties may require access to some or all of your Information. We may share your Information with such third parties without the need for further consent from you.Where any of your Information is required for such a purpose, We will take all reasonable steps to ensure that your Information will be handled safely, securely, and in accordance with your rights, Our obligations, and the obligations of the third party under the law.
7.3 In certain circumstances, We may be legally required to share certain Information held by Us, which may include your Personally Identifiable Information, for example, where We are involved in legal proceedings, where We are complying with legal requirements, a court order, or a governmental authority. Further, While it is the Company's policy to respect the privacy of its users, including the contents of users' email and messages, the Company reserves the right to monitor, edit or disclose any Personally Identifiable Information about the user, or such email contents, in the event that we believe that such action is necessary in order to protect and defend the Company’s rights, to enforce any agreement you have or may have with the Company, or to act to protect the interests of our stakeholders and others.
8 DELETING YOUR INFORMATION
8.1 You may access Our Site without providing any Personally Identifiable Information at all.
8.3. If you have provided Personally Identifiable Information but later you object to the use that we are making of that Personally Identifiable Information (for example, you no longer wish to receive an email from us) you can ask us to stop making use of that Personally Identifiable Information by emailing to [•] and requesting your name to be removed for our list.
9 HOW LONG WE KEEP YOUR INFORMATION
9.1 We only keep your Personally Identifiable Information for as long as We need to in order to use it as described above in Clause 5, and/or for as long as We have your permission to keep it.
9.2 Notwithstanding the above, we may continue to use the Aggregate Information (which does not identify individual users) which is aggregated with anonymised data of other users, in perpetuity. We use this Aggregated Information for data analysis, profiling and research purposes, for example to gain insights about our users. We may also keep your email address to ensure that you no longer receive any communications from us as well as your name, date of birth and latest address for fraud prevention purposes and for the exercise or defence of a legal claim.
10.2 Certain features of Our Site depend on Cookies to function. Your consent will not be sought to place these Cookies, but it is still important that you are aware of them. You may still block these Cookies by changing your internet browser’s settings, but please be aware that Our Site may not work properly if you do so. We have taken great care to ensure that your privacy is not at risk by allowing them. You can set your browser to notify you when you are sent a cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether or not to accept it.
10.3 By using Our Site you may also receive certain third-party Cookies on your computer or device. Third party Cookies are those placed by websites, services, and/or parties other than Us.
11 CONTACTING US
13 LAW AND JURISDICTION
14 GRIEVANCE OFFICER
14.1 In accordance with Information Technology Act, 2000 and rules made there under, the name and contact details of the Grievance Officer are provided below:
Swapnil Harmalkar FutureWorks Media Ltd. 42, Irish Park, Juhu Mumbai 400049. India Phone: +91 22 4014 5000 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
14.2 Should you have any complaints or grievances regarding the Site, you can notify Us by writing to Us on the contact details mentioned above and We shall endeavour to redress the complaints at the earliest.