The purpose of this policy is to highlight various obligations, best practices, and processes that support compliance with data privacy regulations applicable to SMARTSKILLS BITS AND BYTES PRIVATE LIMITED in its role as both a data controller and a user of academic objectives.
This policy applies to all SMARTSKILLS BITS AND BYTES PRIVATE LIMITED personnel, operating units, and wholly owned subsidiaries worldwide.
Collection and use of information
What information we collect from you
SMARTSKILLS BITS AND BYTES PRIVATE LIMITED collects, processes, and retains information about you when you visit our website. You may choose to provide us with the Personally Identifiable Information, or other information, to access protected information on the website or so that we can connect with you to provide best services.
When you visit our website, we may track, collect and aggregate information indicating, among other things, which pages of our Site were visited, the order in which they were visited, when they were visited, and which hyperlinks were "clicked". Collecting such information may involve logging the IP address, operating system and browser application used. We may be able to determine from an IP address a user’s Internet Service Provider and the geographic location of his or her point of connectivity.
How SMARTSKILLS BITS AND BYTES PRIVATE LIMITED uses your information
The information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:
⌘ To provide course information: We shall use your personal data to respond to your queries, understand training needs and trends and resource planning as relevant to training services.
⌘ To communicate regarding training sessions: Your information helps us keep you posted on your training schedules and communicate with you regarding your training requirements, follow-ups, and feedback.
⌘ To customize content and improve the quality of service: SMARTSKILLS BITS AND BYTES PRIVATE LIMITED may use your personal information to help create and personalize training content. Geographic information may be used to assess the page response time and provide a better user experience.
⌘ To obtain third-party services: We also share essential personal information with third parties who provide training services. When SMARTSKILLS BITS AND BYTES PRIVATE LIMITED shares personal information with the experts of specific subject, we require that they use your personal information and other information only for the purpose of providing expert services to you. Other than for the purpose of providing services, we will not share or disclose your information to any other person or party.
⌘ To contact you: Your information may be used to contact you in response to your request or to provide you with information that we think you may be interested in receiving.
Fairness and Purpose
SMARTSKILLS BITS AND BYTES PRIVATE LIMITED will collect adequate, relevant, and necessary personal information and will process such information fairly and lawfully. The purpose of collection will be specified at the time of data collection, or on each occasion of the change of purpose.
Accuracy of information
The information held by SMARTSKILLS BITS AND BYTES PRIVATE LIMITED on this website shall be checked with you from time to time to ensure that it remains up to date. Should your personal circumstances change, you should notify us immediately to enable us to validate your information’s.
Distribution of Information
SMARTSKILLS BITS AND BYTES PRIVATE LIMITED does not share, sell, rent, or trade personal information collected through our website, with third-parties for any purpose other than the academic purposes. SMARTSKILLS BITS AND BYTES PRIVATE LIMITED may share information with third-party service providers contracted to provide services on our behalf for processing to provide you expert training-related to the subject. These third-party service providers may use information we provide to them only as requested and instructed by SMARTSKILLS BITS AND BYTES PRIVATE LIMITED.
SMARTSKILLS BITS AND BYTES PRIVATE LIMITED may disclose your personal information as we believe to be necessary or appropriate:
⌘ under applicable law, including laws outside your country of residence
⌘ To comply with the legal process
⌘ To respond to requests from statuary bodies only pertaining to training and education
⌘ To enforce our terms and conditions
⌘ To allow us to pursue available remedies
Additionally, in the event of a reorganization, merger, sale, joint venture, assignment, transfer, or other disposition of all or any portion of our business, assets, or stock (including in connection with any bankruptcy or similar proceedings), we may transfer the personal information we have collected to the relevant third party only.
We may share information with governmental agencies or other companies assisting us in fraud prevention or investigation. We may do so when:
⌘ Permitted or required by law
⌘ Trying to protect against or prevent actual or potential fraud or unauthorized transactions.
⌘ Investigating fraud that has already taken place. The information is not provided to these companies for marketing purposes.
Cross-Border Data Transfers
When conducting business, working on SMARTSKILLS BITS AND BYTES PRIVATE LIMITED projects, or implementing new processes or systems, an operation may require the transfer of personal information for the purpose of training and education to other entities or third parties that are located outside of the SMARTSKILLS BITS AND BYTES PRIVATE LIMITED operation’s country of business. While permissible data transfer mechanisms are defined by the applicable law or regulation, examples include:
⌘ A data transfer agreement with the party who will access or obtain the personal information
⌘ Notice to and/or approval from a country’s local data protection authority
⌘ Notice to and/or consent from the individual whose data is to be transferred
Consent and Control
Consent will be taken from the individual to “opt in” or “opt out” of SMARTSKILLS BITS AND BYTES PRIVATE LIMITED’s use of personal information and is usually obtained by a “check box” or signature confirming that the individual understands and agrees to the processing of his or her personal information. At times, express written consent from the individual will be required based on the information-processing activity. SMARTSKILLS BITS AND BYTES PRIVATE LIMITED receives consent from individuals before:
⌘ Collecting, using, or processing their personal information, including sensitive personal information, in certain ways or sharing their personal information with any third party
⌘ Transferring the individuals’ personal information outside of their country of residence
⌘ Using or placing web cookies on an individual’s computer or other electronic devices
Control of your information
SMARTSKILLS BITS AND BYTES PRIVATE LIMITED also provides individuals with the right to control their personal information, which includes the right to access, modify, erase, restrict, transmit, or object to certain uses of their information.
You may request to review, correct, update, suppress, or otherwise modify any of your personal information that you have previously provided to us, or object to the use or processing of such personal information by us. Please send your requests to us via email. Refer to Section “Privacy Contact Information.”
SMARTSKILLS BITS AND BYTES will handle your request related to access of data and any request of change in it on priority basis and reply within 30 days.
Your personal information is stored on our systems or third-party cloud provider with the agency, best security certifications and practices.
Commitment to data security
Your personally identifiable information is kept secure. Only authorized employees, business partners, clients, vendors, and other third-party providers (who have agreed to keep information secure and confidential) have access to this information. Data access is strictly on a need-to-know, least privilege principle.
SMARTSKILLS BITS AND BYTES PRIVATE LIMITED ensures that our authorized employees will ensure the security of information through legally binding terms and conditions. However, users of our website are responsible for maintaining the security of any password, user ID, or other form of authentication involved in obtaining access to password-protected or secure areas of the websites. Access to and use of password-protected and/or secure area of this website are restricted to authorized users only. Any unauthorized access to such areas is prohibited and may lead to criminal prosecution.
Retention and disposal
We keep your Personally Identifiable Information for no longer than necessary for the purposes for which the Personally Identifiable Information is processed. The length of time we retain Personally Identifiable Information for depends on the purposes for which we collect and use it and/or as required to comply with applicable laws and to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights.
Our supplier being the cloud service provider for this website and therein being the custodian of information will be liable for the management of the following:
⌘ Security of the personal information
⌘ Appropriate retention and disposal of personal information
⌘ Appropriate storage of personal information
Please refer to the end of this policy for providing your consent. Your consent to personal data collection and processing may be revoked by notifying us via email (Refer to Section on “Privacy Contact Information.”). For users below the age of 18, the consent should be provided by the holder of parental responsibility of the child.
Please note, in case you choose to not provide us with the consent or withdraw the consent at any given point of time, we shall not be able to provision the services as detailed in this policy.
Privacy Contact Information
If you have any questions regarding our Privacy Statement or if you need to update, change, or remove information, you can do so by contacting Privacy Office at SMARTSKILLS BITS AND BYTES PRIVATE LIMITED by email addressed to: PrivacyOffice@smartskillsraipur.com.
Changes to this Policy