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CONTRACT FORMED UNDER THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACT, 2000 AND RULES THERE
UNDER AS APPLICABLE AND THE PROVISIONS PERTAINING TO ELECTRONIC RECORDS IN
VARIOUS STATUTES AS AMENDED BY THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACT, 2000. THIS
EFFECTIVE UPON YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THE SAME (DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY IN
ELECTRONIC FORM, BY CLICKING ON THE "I AGREE" TAB OR BY USE OR THE WEBSITE
OR BY OTHER MEANS) AND WILL GOVERN THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN YOU AND GYANITY
FOR YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE (DEFINED BELOW).
THIS DOCUMENT IS PUBLISHED AND SHALL BE CONSTRUED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
PROVISIONS OF THE INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (REASONABLE SECURITY PRACTICES AND
PROCEDURES AND SENSITIVE PERSONAL DATA OF INFORMATION) RULES, 2011 UNDER
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACT, 2000; THAT REQUIRE PUBLISHING OF THE PRIVACY
POLICY FOR COLLECTION, USE, STORAGE AND TRANSFER OF SENSITIVE PERSONAL DATA
BY PROVIDING US YOUR INFORMATION OR BY MAKING USE OF THE FACILITIES
PROVIDED BY THE WEBSITE, YOU HEREBY CONSENT TO THE COLLECTION, STORAGE,
PROCESSING AND TRANSFER OF ANY OR ALL OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION AND
YOU FURTHER AGREE THAT SUCH COLLECTION, USE, STORAGE AND TRANSFER OF YOUR
INFORMATION SHALL NOT CAUSE ANY LOSS OR WRONGFUL GAIN TO YOU OR ANY OTHER
ADN ONLINE SERVICES and its subsidiaries and affiliates and Associate
Companies (individually and/ or collectively, "GYANITY") is/are concerned
about the privacy of the data and information of users (including
Instructors / Teachers and Student/Readers whether registered or
non-registered) accessing, offering, Posting content or services on GYANITY
websites, mobile sites or mobile applications ("Website") on the Website
and otherwise using GYANITY. "Associate Companies" here shall have the same
meaning as ascribed in Companies Act, 2013.
The terms "We" / "Us" / "Our" individually and collectively refer to each
entity being part of the definition of GYANITY and the terms "You" /"Your"
You and the respective GYANITY entity whose Website You use or access or
GYANITY entity and its respective Website or nature of business of the
sure you are aware of any changes, please review this policy periodically.
By visiting this Website you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions
By mere use of the Website, you expressly consent to our use and disclosure
INFORMATION THAT GYANITY.COM COLLECTS
When you use our Website, we collect and store your personal information
which is provided by you from time to time. Our primary goal in doing so is
to provide you a safe, efficient, smooth and customized experience. This
allows us to provide services and features that most likely meet your
needs, and to customize our Website to make your experience safer and
easier. More importantly, while doing so we only collect such personal
information that we consider relevant to understand you or your interests.
In general, without having to provide your personal information during
which time you remain anonymous and at no time can we identify you unless
you have an account on the Site and log on with your user name and
password. Where possible, we indicate which fields are required and which
fields are optional. You always have the option to not provide information
by choosing not to use a particular service or feature on the Site. We may
automatically track certain information about you based upon your behaviour
on our Website. We use this information to analyze trends internal research
on our users' demographics, interests, and behaviour to better understand,
protect and serve our users. This information is compiled and analysed on
an aggregated basis. This information may include the URL that you just
came from (whether this URL is on our Website or not), which URL you next
go to (whether this URL is on our Website or not), your computer browser
information your location and your IP address. We collect the information
and content that you post to GYANITY, including your Question, Answer,
Replies, Photo and comments. This also may be indexed by the search engine
and be republished elsewhere on the internet
We use data collection devices such as "cookies" on certain pages of the
Website to help analyse our web page flow, measure promotional
effectiveness, and promote trust and safety. "Cookies" are small files
placed on your hard drive that assist us in providing our services and
identify your computer to our server as a unique user when you visit
certain pages on the Site and they are stored by your Internet browser on
your computer's hard drive. We offer certain features that are only
available through the use of a "cookie".
during a session. Cookies can also help us provide information that is
targeted to your interests. Most cookies are "session cookies," meaning
that they are automatically deleted from your hard drive at the end of a
session. You are always free to decline our cookies if your browser
permits, although in that case you may not be able to use full
functionality and features on the Website and you may be required to
re-enter your password more frequently during a session. If you choose to
post/comment/reply or read on the Site, we collect information about your
Additionally, you may encounter "cookies" or other similar devices on
certain pages of the Website that are placed by third parties. We do not
If you use this Website, we collect information about your behaviour.
If you transact with us, we collect some additional information, such as a
billing address and shipping address we do not collect and store credit /
debit card number and a credit / debit card expiration date and/ or other
payment instrument details). It is directly transmitted through the payment
gateway provider to the payment network or bank. While you can browse some
sections of our Website without being a registered member, certain
activities (such as placing an order) do require registration. We do use
your contact information to send you offers based on your previous orders
and your interests. We may also use your personal information to display
contents and services that are targeted to your interests. By accepting the
You may login using some social services like : Facebook, Google we do
a) Your Name
b) Your Age
c) Profile Picture
e) Social Profile detail or id
And some required data to manage your login information
Use of Demographic / Profile Data / Your Information
We use personal information to provide the services you request. To the
extent we use your personal information to market to you, we will provide
you the ability to opt-out of such uses. We use your personal information
to resolve disputes; troubleshoot problems; help promote a safe service;
collect money; measure consumer interest in our services, inform you about
online and offline offers, services, and updates; customize your
experience; detect and protect us against error, fraud and other criminal
activity; enforce our terms and conditions; and as otherwise described to
you at the time of collection.
In our efforts to continually improve our service offerings, we collect and
analyse demographic and profile data about our users' activity on our
We may also collect and store your PAN and AADHAAR data to check your
eligibility for certain services, our affiliates or our lending partners.
In the event that consent to such data is withdrawn in the future, we will
stop collection of such data but continue to store the data (save for
AADHAAR data) and use it for internal purposes to further improve our
In our efforts to continually improve our product and service offerings, we
collect and analyse demographic and profile data about our users' activity
on our Website. We identify and use your IP address to help diagnose
problems with our server, and to administer our Website. Your IP address is
also used to help identify you and to gather broad demographic information.
We will occasionally ask you to complete optional online surveys. These
surveys may ask you for contact information and demographic information
(like zip code, age, or income level). We use this data to tailor your
experience at our Website, providing you with content that we think you
might be interested in and to display content according to your
A "cookie" is a small piece of information stored by a web server on a web
browser so it can be later read back from that browser. Cookies are useful
for enabling the browser to remember information specific to a given user.
We place both permanent and temporary cookies in your computer's hard
drive. The cookies do not contain any of your personally identifiable
• Help remember and process the items in the shopping cart.
• Understand and save user's preferences for future visits.
• Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order
to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use
trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.
Sharing of personal information
We may share personal information with our other corporate entities and
affiliates. These entities and affiliates may market to you as a result of
such sharing unless you explicitly opt-out.
We may disclose personal information to third parties. This disclosure may
be required for us to provide you access to our Services, to comply with
our legal obligations, to enforce our User Agreement, to facilitate our
marketing and advertising activities, or to prevent, detect, mitigate, and
investigate fraudulent or illegal activities related to our Services. We do
not disclose your personal information to third parties for their marketing
and advertising purposes without your explicit consent.
GYANITY may also share Personal Information if GYANITY believe it is
necessary in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding
illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats
to the physical safety of any person, violations of various terms and
conditions or our policies.
We may disclose personal information to law enforcement offices, third
party rights owners, or others in the good faith belief that such
respond to claims that an advertisement, posting or other content violates
the rights of a third party; or protect the rights, property or personal
safety of our users or the general public.
We and our affiliates will share / sell some or all of your personal
information with another business entity should we (or our assets) plan to
merge with, or be acquired by that business entity, or re-organization,
amalgamation, restructuring of business. Should such a transaction occur
that other business entity (or the new combined entity) will be required to
Link to Third Party Website
When you click on links on GYANITY, They may direct you away from our site.
GYANITY is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of
those linked websites and encourage you to read their privacy statements.
The security of your Personal Information is important to us. Our Website
has stringent security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse, and
alteration of the information under our control. Whenever you change or
access your account information, we offer the use of a secure server. Once
your information is in our possession we adhere to strict security
guidelines, protecting it against unauthorized access.
Notwithstanding anything contained in this Policy or elsewhere, GYANITY
shall not be held responsible for any loss, damage or misuse of Your
Personal Information, if such loss, damage or misuse is attributable to a
Force Majeure Event (A Force Majeure Event shall mean any event that is
beyond the reasonable control of GYANITY and shall include, without
limitation, sabotage, fire, flood, explosion, acts of God, civil commotion,
strikes or industrial action of any kind, riots, insurrection, war, acts of
government, computer hacking, unauthorised access to computer, computer
system or computer network,, computer crashes, breach of security and
encryption (provided beyond reasonable control of GYANITY), power or
electricity failure or unavailability of adequate power or electricity).
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our
Website. These companies may use information (not including your name,
address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and
other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services
of interest to you.
WHAT ABOUT CHILDREN'S PRIVACY?
Use of GYANITY is available only to persons who can form a legally binding
contract under the Indian Contract Act, 1872. If you are under the age of
18, you cannot buy or sell any items on the Site. If you wish to purchase
or sell an item on the Site such purchase or sale may be made by your legal
guardian or parents who have registered as users of the Site.
IF AT ANY TIME YOU WOULD LIKE TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM RECEIVING FUTURE
You can email us at email@example.com and we will promptly remove you
from ALL correspondence.
By using the Website and/ or by providing your information, you consent to
the collection and use of the information you disclose on the Website in
this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how
we use it, and under what circumstances we disclose it.
In accordance with Information Technology Act 2000 and rules made there
under, the name and contact details of the Grievance Officer are provided
Mr. Abhishek Shandilya
Time: Mon - Fri (9:00AM - 6:00PM)
Do you have any question?
Please contact us regarding any questions regarding this statement.