Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our home page and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.
The Website may ask you to provide information that will enable us to verify whether you are entitled to access and use certain information available from the Website. This information may also be used to enable us to enhance your Website visit, assist you with customer service or technical support issues, or follow up with you after your visit, or otherwise support your relationship with us. It is completely optional for you to participate, however, if you choose to provide your information it shall be considered to be given by your free and express consent.
Collection of data/information: The Website may enable you to send, post, upload, transmit or otherwise submit to the Website or otherwise display or exchange (including, without limitation, with other Website users) on or via the Website (collectively, “Submit“), any information, images, or other content including but not limited to your personal and sensitive information including but not limited to your Name, Occupation, Age, Sex, E-mail Address, Phone, Mailing Address, Interests, Interested Services, budget, URLs you came from and go to, your browser and operating system information, your internet protocol address, your mobile provider, your mobile device, your Internet Service Provider, etc (collectively, your “User Submissions“). In some cases, the User Submissions that we collect will also include special categories of data, such as diversity related information (including data about racial and ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs and other beliefs of a similar nature, trade union membership and data about sexual life and sexual orientation), or health data and data about alleged or proven criminal offences in each case where permitted by law. These User Submissions are generally provided by you when you register on the Website, subscribe to our newsletter, subscribe or participate in any events organized by Sterlite, respond to a survey, fill out a form, use live chat, in any, provide your feedback on our products or services or are specifically requested to enter User Submissions on the Website in any other manner.
Legal Grounds for collecting/processing User Submission: You acknowledge that the specific consent provided by you with respect to the User Submissions is the legal ground in furtherance of which we collect/process your data. Sterlite may, if it so requires, collect/process the User Submissions on the basis of other legal grounds including but not limited to performance of contract, legitimate interest, legal obligation, etc.
Automatic Collection of User Submissions or other data: In some instances, where cookies, chat Google, Google Analytics, Google Adword, Google AdSense Advertising and other technologies are used by Sterlite, Sterlite may collect certain User Submissions or any other data automaticallywhen you visit the Website, as well as through emails that we may exchange. The collection of this information allows Sterlite to customize your online experience, improve the performance, usability and effectiveness of the Website and to measure the effectiveness of our marketing activities. The details of few of the technologies which Sterlite may use for the automatic collection of User Submissions or other data is as follows:
Cookies may be placed on your computer or internet-enabled device whenever you visit the Website. This allows the Website to remember your computer or device and serves a number of purposes. A notification banner may appear requiring your consent to collect cookies. If you do not provide consent, your computer or internet-enabled device will not be tracked for marketing-related activities. A secondary type of cookie referred to as “user-input” cookies may still be required for necessary functionality. Such cookies will not be blocked through the use of this notification banner. Your selection will be saved in a cookie and is valid for a period of 90 days. If you wish to revoke your selection, you may do so by clearing your browser’s cookies. Please note that most browsers automatically accept cookies. However, you can choose whether or not to accept cookies via your browser’s settings. You may also delete cookies from your device at any time. Please be aware that if you do not accept cookies, you may not be able to fully experience some of our web sites’ features. Further information about managing cookies can be found in your browser’s help file or through sites such as www.allaboutcookies.org.
Data security and integrity:
Sterlite has reasonable security policies and procedures in place to protect User Submissions from unauthorized loss, misuse, alteration, or destruction. Despite Sterlite’s best efforts, security cannot be absolutely guaranteed against all threats. To the best of our ability, access to your User Submissions is limited to those who have a need to know. Those individuals who have access to the data are required to maintain the confidentiality of such information.
We also make reasonable efforts to retain User Submissions only for so long:
- as it is necessary to comply with your request,
- as necessary to comply with legal, regulatory, internal business or policy requirements, or
- until you ask that the User Submissions be deleted.
The period for which the User Submissions are retained will depend on the specific nature and circumstances under which the information was collected; however, subject to requirements of Clause VII (2) above, User Submissions will not be retained for more than 2 years.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES
By using the Website, you agree and understand that such use is at your own risk and that there is no warranty that this Website will be free of any computer viruses. The Website (and any portion of the Website) is provided “as is” “with all faults” and “as available” to the fullest extent permitted by law. Sterlite and its affiliates expressly disclaim any and all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied (including, without limitation, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular use or purpose and non-infringement). Neither Sterlite nor any of its affiliates make any warranties or representations about the accuracy or completeness of information available on or through the Website or other internet resources linked to the Website and assume no liability or responsibility for any:
- errors, mistakes, or inaccuracies of content;
- personal injury or property damage, of any nature whatsoever, resulting from your access to or use of the Website;
- any unauthorized access to any and allpersonal information stored in the Website;
- any interruption or cessation oftransmission toor from the Website;
- any bugs, viruses, Trojan horses, or thelike which may be transmitted to or through the Website (or any parts thereof) by any third party; and/or
- for any loss or damage of any kind incurred as a result of the use of any user information and/or other Website content posted, shared, forwarded, emailed, transmitted, or otherwise made available on or through the Website.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
YOU UNDERSTAND THAT TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED UNDER APPLICABLE LAWS, IN NO EVENT WILL STERLITE, OR ANY OF ITS AFFILIATES OR ANY OF THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, EMPLOYEES, DIRECTORS, SHAREHOLDERS, AGENTS, OR LICENSORS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE UNDER ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY (WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE) FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR EXEMPLARY DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGES FOR LOSS OF REVENUES, PROFITS, GOODWILL, USE, DATA OR OTHER INTANGIBLE LOSSES (EVEN IF SUCH PARTIES WERE ADVISED OF, KNEW OF OR SHOULD HAVE KNOWN OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES), RESULTING FROM YOUR USE (OR THE USE OF ANYONE USING AN ACCOUNT REGISTERED TO YOU) OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY PARTS THEREOF.
GRIEVANCE OFFICER AND ENFORCEMENT OF YOUR RIGHTS
As per the Information Technology (Intermediaries guidelines) Rules, 2011, Sterlite has appointed a Grievance Officer. (Email: email@example.com)
You also have certain rights with respect to the User Submission/information provided by you. You may request Sterlite to remove/update/rectify/edit/complete/port/restrict from processing your User Submissions. You may send your requests to the above stated Grievance Officer and your requests will be processed by Sterlite within thirty (30) days of receiving the requests, unless communicated otherwise.
Users or any victim who suffers as a result of access or usage of Website by any person can notify their complaints against such access or usage of the Website to the Grievance Officer or to the Supervisory Authority as the case may be. The Grievance Officer shall redress the complaints within thirty (30) days from the date of receipt of complaint.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Sterlite and its affiliates and their respective officers, directors, employees, representatives, licensees, authorized designees, successors and assigns from any and all claims, liabilities, damages, losses, costs, expenses, fees (including reasonable outside attorneys’ fees and costs) that such parties may incur as a result of or arising from:
- any of your wrong/false user information,
- your violation of any person’s intellectual property, privacy, publicity or other right,
- your misconduct or negligence by your or anyone accessing the Website in connection with your (and/or such other person’s) use of the Website (in whole or in part).
- Sterlite reserves the right to assume the exclusive defense and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by you, in which event you will cooperate with Sterlite in asserting any available defenses. This provision shall remain in full force and effect notwithstanding any termination of your use of the Website.
Further, in no event shall Sterlite or any of its subsidiaries or affiliates be liable to any entity for any direct, indirect, special, consequential or other damages (including, without limitation, any lost profits, business interruption, loss of information or programs or other data on your information handling system) that are related to the use of, or the inability to use, the content, materials, and functions of the Website or any linked Website.
- All provisions of this TOU shall remain in full force and effect in perpetuity notwithstanding any termination of your use of the Website.
SEVERABILITY AND WAIVER
If any provision of the TOU shall be held unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then that provision shall be deemed severable from these TOU and shall not affect the validity and enforceability of any remaining provisions. The failure of Sterlite to exercise or enforce any right or provision of these TOU shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.
Sterlite performance under this TOU is subject to interruption and delay due to causes beyond its reasonable control such as acts of God, acts of any Government, war or other hostility, civil disorder, the elements, fire, explosion, power failure, failure of the Internet and other networks beyond the control of Sterlite, equipment failure, industrial or labour dispute, inability to obtain essential supplies and the like. Sterlite shall not be held liable if services with respect to the Website are interrupted or improper at any point of time due to Force Majeure events specified above.
ARBITRATION AND GOVERNING LAW
All disputes or differences of any nature whatsoever, arising between you and Sterlite shall be settled by mutual discussion. Sterlite or you may, at its own discretion, appoint an authorised representative for the sake of mutual discussion. If the dispute remains unresolved for a period exceeding 30 days from the date of reference of the dispute, then all actions or proceedings arising in connection with, touching upon or relating to these TOU, or the Website or the breach of these TOU and/or the scope of the provisions of this arbitration clause, shall be submitted for final and binding arbitration under Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 (as amended) to a sole arbitrator. The venue of the arbitration shall be at Delhi, India and the language of the arbitration shall be English. The decision of the Arbitrator shall be final and binding on both the parties. The Arbitration proceedings shall be subject to the jurisdiction of the Courts in Delhi. Both you and Sterlite, to the extent it is reasonably possible shall continue to discharge their respective obligations during the pendency of Arbitration proceedings.
If anyone brings a claim against us related to your actions, content or information on the Website, you will indemnify and hold Sterlite and its directors, agents, representatives, partners, employees and consultants harmless from and against all damages, losses, and expenses of any kind (including reasonable legal fees and costs) related to such claim.
- You agree and confirm that we do not control any direct users’ actions on the Website and are not responsible for the content or information users transmit or share on the Website. Sterlite is not responsible for any offensive, obscene, unlawful or otherwise objectionable content or information you may encounter on the Website. We are not responsible for the conduct, whether online or offline, of any user of the Website.
- We reserve all rights not expressly granted to you.
- You will comply with all applicable and governing laws when using or accessing the Website.