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PRIVACY

Respecting the privacy and choices of our users or visitors is important for the 'NIT Trichy Alumni Website' ("Website"). We hope that the information provided below will address any questions or concerns you may have about privacy issues. Please read this Privacy Policy carefully before using our Website. This Privacy Policy is binding upon you and you are required to read this page carefully before you use or access our Website. We reserve our right to change, alter, edit, amend, modify, review or revise our Privacy Policy at any time with or without prior notice and you are therefore requested to periodically review this Privacy Policy. By registering with our Website, you are expressly and voluntarily accepting our Privacy Policy and at all times abide by these terms and conditions of this Policy in their entirety including any changes, edition, alteration, amendment, modification, review or revision made to them from time to time. After perusing our Privacy Policy if you do not wish to register with us please do not conclude this agreement and do not use, access, or view our Website or avail our services in any manner whatsoever. 

Your profile information may allow others to identify your ethnic origin, nationality, gender, age and professional details and while providing to or sharing your personal information with the Website, you unconditionally, voluntarily and expressly agree to abide with our Terms of Use and Private Policy and the same shall be binding upon you.

You agree to provide true, accurate, current and complete information about yourself. You must not provide to us such information which is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete or which is injurious, violent, offensive, sub judice, defamatory, racist or xenophobic or which may in any manner violate the purpose and spirit of our Website. If you provide any such information as aforesaid, the Website has the right to refuse service (or any portion thereof) without any liability to it. You also have the right to access, modify and eliminate the data or information provided to or shared with the Website.

Our Website automatically receives and records information on our server logs from your browser, including your IP address. Our Website automatically receives and stores certain types of information whenever you interact with us. For example, like many Websites, we use 'cookies', and we obtain certain types of information when your web browser accesses our Website. 'Cookies' are small data files that your browser gathers on your computer's hard drive. Our Website server draws on these cookies inter alia, to recognize our repeat users and keep tab on usage, through our Website. Cookies are a useful element in the service process and help us to improve and develop the services and orientation towards our valued customers. The users may turn off cookies using the respective browser settings. 

To protect any data you provide to or share with our Website, we regularly audit our system for possible vulnerabilities and attacks. However since the internet is not a 100% secure environment, the Website cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you provide to or share with the Website. 

The Website has the absolute right to refuse or grant registration to any person and may, in its discretion, terminate the existing account of any user if a user violates our Privacy Policy. 

Our Privacy Policy will continue to be binding upon users notwithstanding any merger or acquisition or change in control of our Website or its stakeholders unless otherwise notified or required by the Website. 

(1) VISIT

Generally, you may visit our Website and obtain information about us and our services without registering with us and without providing us any personal information. 

(2) PERSONAL INFORMATION 

In case if you are interested in our Website and would like to register with us, we ask you to provide the following information that will enable us to enhance your Website visit, or to follow up with you after your visit: 

(i) general information including your name, e-mail address, profile photograph, location, current organization and current designation; 

(ii) personal information including date of birth and communication address.

You may at your option, provide us with other additional personal information including your telephone or mobile or fax number, marital status, languages known, interests or hobbies, location, academic information including courses done, educational institutions attended, period of study, certifications, skills, professional experiences, resume or videos, trainings and achievements or other personal information of whatsoever nature. 

We reiterate that apart from the information which we ask from you at the time of registration, we do not compel you to provide any of the aforesaid additional information which may be uploaded on the Website at your exclusive discretion. However providing or sharing such additional information of yours with our Website enables you a better utilization of your professional network by facilitating your search for professional resources, information, and opportunities and thus helps you in building your professional identity in the best manner. 

(3) SHARING OF PERSONAL INFORMATION 

On your registration with the Website, your name, location, current organization, current designation and photograph will be displayed on the Website which would be freely accessible to or shared with other registered users of the Website. 

However you may block or restrict the sharing or viewing of your other personal information, as aforesaid, by adopting any of the following options available on the Website:

(A) Sharing of Information with other ordinary users:

For sharing your personal information with other users who are not recruit members, the following options are available:

(i) private:  If you choose to adopt this option, your personal information would be fully blocked and will not be shared with any other users.

(ii) public: If you choose to adopt this option, your personal information would be freely made available to or shared with other users.

(iii) my circuit: If you choose to adopt this option, your personal information would be only shared with other users of your circuits. 

(iv) custom: If you choose to adopt this option, your personal information would be only shared with such circuits preselected by you at your discretion.

(B) Sharing of Information with third party members:

For sharing your personal information with other third party members, the following options are available:

(i) private:  If you choose to adopt this option, your personal information would be fully blocked and will not be shared with any other users including third party members.

(ii) available: If you choose to adopt this option, your personal information would be shared with other third party members. 

You may choose to change your privacy option by choosing the relevant option. However the personal information which is hidden by any user subsequent to the change in the existing privacy option would be still available to third parties if the information was already shared or disclosed by the user under the existing privacy option for which the Website shall not be responsible in any manner whatsoever. 

(4) USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION

We may get information about you from you or from other users connected with you. We also collect your IP address, browser, operating system, ISP and URLs of sites from which you arrive or leave the Website or such other sites with which the Website is linked. We use your personal information to administer your account and customize our services provided to you. The personal information you provide will be kept confidential and used to support your relationship with the Website as under:

The Website may use the details you provide to inform you of special offers, updates, upgrades, professional opportunities and other services that may be of interest to you including providing you with innovative features and services we develop in the future. When you use the Website or send emails or other data, information or communication to us, you agree and understand that you are communicating with the Website through electronic records and you consent to receive communications from us periodically and as and when required. We may selectively share your information with our partners, associates or others wherever and whenever such sharing is inevitable for providing the services through the Website. The information you provide to or share with the Website may be used to customize your experience on our Website. For instance when you login to your account, we will display the names of circuits or suggested circuits you could be a member, job interests etc.

In order to connect with other users you may use our services to send invitations either to others who may or may not be users in the Website.  The names and email address of people whom you invite will be used to send your invitations and reminders as well as to allow the Website to expand your network. In such circumstances you should be aware of the fact that the recipient of such invitations will be aware of your email address and other personal information. Hence you should not invite anyone you do not know or trust. The Website shall not be liable in this respect as the invitees are of your own choice.  

To support the services provided through the Website, we target and serve our own advertisements and third party advertisements both on and off the site using the advertisement networks. Advertisement network include third party service providers, advertisement agencies, advertisement exchanges, advertisement technology vendors. Once you click on to an advertisement it is an express and voluntary confirmation at your end to provide or share your personal information with third party advertisement servers, advertisement agencies, advertisement exchanges, advertisement technology vendors and others.

The information we receive about you may be used by us to keep the Website products, services and integrations safe and secure; to provide customised, location specific features and services including providing you information and news to you and other users connected with you;  to measure and understand the effectiveness of advertisements or other information which you may view; to make suggestions to you and other users on the Website such as joining a particular circuit ; for internal operations, including trouble shooting, data analysis, testing, research and service improvement, etc. 

Our Website may frequently use and check your personal information provided in your profile including your academic and professional information to verify your user authenticity and thereby to achieve a certain level of security. 

We also receive information when you interact with and use our Website and our websites as mentioned below. For instance, we know when you click on to advertisements, upload your address book, join circuits, contribute etc. Whenever you login to the Website, we will store audit data about date, IP address, browser information, URLs, etc. which would be used by us for debugging issues, targeting advertisement and to enhance the user experience. We also automatically receive the URL of the site from which you came and the site to which you go when you leave the Website. Advertisers will also receive the URL of the page you were on when you click on an advertisement on the Website. We also receive the IP address of your computer and the type of web browser you are using, email patterns, etc. 

When you apply for an advertised job through the Website you will be giving your consent for the job advertiser to view your personal profile. Further, the recruiter can search for candidates using options such as skill set, experience, industry and the recruiter may also contact you for additional information, based on the information you have shared basis your privacy settings. Providing additional information to the recruiter will be strictly left to the user's discretion and the risks associated to such disclosure would be strictly on the user. The Website will not be responsible or liable for such direct disclosure of information by the user to the recruiter. 

We offer search services to help find information and learn more about other users as well as employment opportunities.  Our Website search allows users to find jobs, companies, and contributions to our Website which helps you to use our Website more effectively and expand your network. For this purpose we use your personal information from your account or profile and contributions.

The information provided to or shared with our Website may for the effective functioning and providing our Services, be displayed outside the Website. For instance when you post information for public discussion, your content may be displayed in search engine results. While posting information for public discussion you are restrained from posting anything which is defamatory, libelous, misleading, inaccurate, sub judice, offensive, disturbing, obscene, communal, or in violation of any applicable laws, rules, bye-laws, notifications or regulations or which is inflammatory, provoking, inciting or intended to be prejudicial to any religion, caste, sex, creed, nationality, region, nation, person, courts, government institutions or otherwise. The user contributing to or sharing on the Website any information of the aforesaid kind shall be solely responsible for such information and the Website reserves its right to be indemnified by the user if any loss or damage is incurred or suffered by the Website and/or its stakeholders.  

If you post your views or participate in discussions or provide your contributions to the Website, you should be aware that any personally identifiable information you choose to provide can be read, collected, or used by other users as well as the associates, partners of this Website and your information may be used for sending messages or communications for which the Website is not responsible. In addition, there may be contents on the Website which may be public and searchable on the internet in which case your posts, views and information provided to the Website as aforesaid may be viewed by other users and the Website cannot guarantee that other users have not made copies of or used the ideas and information that you have shared on the Website.

We may disclose personal information if required to do so by law or in the good faith and belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to respond to notices, court orders, or other legal process. We may disclose personal information to law enforcement offices, third party rights owners, or others in the good faith belief that such disclosure is reasonably necessary to: enforce our 'Terms of Use' and 'Privacy Policy'; respond to claims; or protect the rights, property or personal safety of our users or the general public. 

We believe it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal or fraudulent activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of our  'Terms of Use' and 'Privacy Policy', or as otherwise required by law for protection of our rights or property of our Website. In response to a request by law enforcement or other government officials relating to any investigation or alleged illegal activity that may expose us or you to legal liability, or as directed by a court, or other government or regulatory authority, we will disclose your personal data and such other information.

Our Website may contain links to other websites. We are not in any way responsible for the privacy practices or content of such websites and hereby expressly disclaim all liability associated with the content and use thereof. The linked websites are not necessarily under the control of the Website. We encourage you to be aware when you leave this Website and to read the privacy policies of each and every linked website that collects your personally identifiable information. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to this Website, you do this entirely at your own risk. Any links to any partner of this Website shall be the responsibility of the linking party, and we shall not be responsible for notification of any change in name or location of any information on the website or liable for any actions, claims, losses or damages arising thereto.

(5) RESTRICTION

You are not allowed to access or avail the services provided by the Website for harassing, abusing, defaming, threatening, coercing, disturbing any other users. You are restricted from using the Website for any unlawful or illegal activities. Your views, posts, discussions, contributions or otherwise provided to or shared with the Website shall not be of the nature which is either defamatory, libelous, misleading, inaccurate, sub judice, offensive, disturbing, obscene, communal, or in violation of any applicable laws, rules, bye-laws, notifications or regulations or which is inflammatory, provoking, inciting or intended to be prejudicial to any religion, caste, sex, creed, nationality, region, nation, person, courts, government institutions or otherwise. The user contributing to or sharing on the Website any information of the aforesaid kind shall be solely responsible for such information and the Website reserves its right to be indemnified by the user if any loss or damage is incurred or suffered by the Website and its stakeholders.

(6) DIRECT COMMUNICATION

On sharing of your personal information as aforesaid with other users or third party entities. the Website shall not be responsible for any direct communication made by such users with you through any means whatsoever including but not limited to telephones, mobile phones, telefax etc. whether it is solicited or unsolicited.     

(7) CHANGES TO THIS POLICY 

We may revise this Policy without notice at any time.

This 'Privacy Policy' will be read in conjunction with and shall be deemed to be part of the 'Terms of Use'. 

Your personal information would be removed from the Website on the closure of your membership with the Website. However your data would reside in our database for a certain period of time and the Website will not be liable for any usage of your content or information after the closure of his or her account.

(8) GOVERNING LAW AND JURISDICTION

The Terms and Conditions of this Privacy Policy shall be governed by Indian Law and the courts in Bengaluru city shall only have exclusive jurisdiction to resolve any disputes.