Objective, Scope, and Applicability of the Policy
We would like to bring into your consideration that we value your trust and faith in us. In order to honor that trust, Kalpagiri Tea adheres to ethical standards in gathering, using, and safeguarding the information that you provide.
This information may include but is not limited to any information you upload, emails that you exchange with Kalpagiri, and other users of the Site, and any information submitted/provided by you to Kalpagiri.
If you wish to contact Kalpagiri in connection with any matter relating to this Policy or privacy-related issues you may send an email to email@example.com. By browsing, visiting, accessing, and/or using the Site, you consent and agree to the terms of Kalpagiri’s Policy as detailed herein.
You also agree that the information furnished by you is lawful, true, and correct and does not violate or infringe on any laws. In case of any violations, infringement, or furnishing of wrongful or unauthorized information, Kalpagiri shall not be liable to you or to any third party for the same.
Types/Nature of Information We Collect:
The Website obtains the information that you provide when you download and register for the Website. When you register with us, you generally provide information like your name, age, email address, location, phone number, and transaction-related information, such as when you make purchases, respond to any offers, download or use the Website, participation in discussions, and take tests, etc. Such information that we collect can be broadly classified into three general categories:
A. Information you provide us to enable your use of the Account/Site.
B. Information you choose to give us.
C. Information that is necessary for payment-related services.
Further to each of the aforementioned categories set out in Clause 2 and Sub-Section A, B and C above we collect the following types of information from you (collectively referred to as “Information”).
(i) “Personally Identifiable Information” - information that could be used to identify you such as your name, email address, age; gender, IP addresses, and other similar information;
(ii) “Sensitive Personal Information” such as passwords and financial/payment-related information;
(iii) “Non-Personal Information” - information that cannot be used to identify you such as the web pages that you have viewed and your usage patterns; and
(iv) “Device Information”- information that is automatically collected about the device from which the Site is used.
The said information collected from the users could be categorized as “Personal Information”, “Sensitive Personal Information” and “Associated Information”. Personal Information, Sensitive Personal Information, and Associated Information, each as individually defined under this Information shall collectively be referred to as 'Information' in this Policy. We may use the Information to contact you from time to time, to provide you with the important information, required notices, and marketing promotions. We will ask you when we need more information that personally identifies you (personal information) or allows us to contact you. We will not differentiate between who is using the device to access the Website so long as the login/access credentials match with yours. In order to make the best use of the Website and enable your Information to be captured accurately on the Website, it is essential that you have logged in using your own credentials.
Information Collected Automatically By Kalpagiri
In addition to the aforesaid information, Kalpagiri through its Website may also collect certain information automatically, including, but not limited to, the type of mobile device you use, your mobile device's unique device ID, the IP address of your mobile device, your mobile operating system, the type of mobile Internet browsers you use, and information about the way you use the Application/Website. As is true of most Mobile applications, we also collect other relevant information as per the permissions that you provide. When you use payment services, where certain financial information is required (such as your bank account or credit card information, UPI, or other similar information).
Purpose For Which We Use Your Information
We may use information about you for the purpose described in this policy or disclose it to you on our site. For example, we may use information:
Process and manage your purchase and use of our products and services.
Respond to your customer service inquiries, and post your comments or statements on our sites.
Create personalized promotion by combining your personal information with non-personal information.
Communicate with you about our products, and scheme for promotional purposes.
We use the collected Information to analyze trends, to conduct research, to administer the Services and products, to learn about each user's learning patterns and movements around the Services and products and also for:
(a) Correspondence/communication with you pursuant to you registering an Account or your usage of the Site;
(b) Verification of your Account;
(c) Ensuring that the content on the Site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your device;
(d) To provide you with newsletters, information, products, or services that you request from us that we feel may interest you, where you have consented to be contacted for such purposes.
(f) For the purpose of studying your usage patterns;
(g) For analytical purposes, including but not limited to assessing usage data, usage patterns, estimating audience sizes, and other similar activities;
(h) In any other manner we may describe when you provide the Information;
(i) Detection and prevention of fraud, spam, abuse, security incidents, and other harmful activity;
(j) Conducting security investigations and risk assessments;
(k) Verification or authentication of the information or identifications provided by you (such as to verify your accommodation address or compare your identification photo to another photo you provide);
(l) Conducting checks against databases and other information sources,
(m) Compliance with legal obligations and applicable laws;
(n) Compliance and monitoring of our contractual obligations towards you;
(o) Resolution of any disputes with you or any of our users and enforce our agreements with third parties.
In connection with the activities above, we may conduct profiling based on your interactions with Kalpagiri, your Profile information and other content you submit, and information obtained from third parties.
Personal Information Given to Kalpagiri
We will provide you with the means to ensure that your Personal Information is correct and current. If you have filled out a user profile, we will provide an obvious way for you to access and change your profile from our website. We adopt reasonable security measures and procedures to maintain appropriate physical, technical and administrative security to help to prevent loss, misuse, or unauthorized access, disclosure, or modification of information.
While we take these reasonable efforts to safeguard your information, you know and agree that no system of data over the internet or any other public network can be guaranteed to be 100% safe/secure.
We send cookies (small files containing a string of characters) to your computer, thereby uniquely identifying your browser. Cookies are used to track your preferences, help you log in faster, and are aggregated to determine user trends. This data is used to improve our offerings, such as providing more content in areas of greater interest to the majority of users. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. Some of our features and services may not function properly if your cookies are disabled.
Third-Party Content and Links to Third Party Websites
The Site is only intended for users who are competent to contract under applicable law. If you are not of the requisite age, you are not to provide any Personally Identifiable Information or Sensitive Personal Information. If it comes to the attention of Kalpagiri that any such information pertains to an individual who is not competent to contract under applicable law, such Information may be deleted without notice to you.
We may alert you by email or phone (through SMS/call/WhatsApp) to inform you about new service offerings or other information which we feel might be useful for you.
Compliance with Data Protection Regulations
Disclosure to Third Parties:
We may disclose personal information and service data to a third party if we believe that such disclosure is necessary for preventing fraud, investigating any suspected illegal activity, enforcing our agreements or policies, or protecting the safety of our users.
When transferring information to external third parties, Kalpagiri shall enter into agreements with appropriate contractual clauses for the protection of Information and confidentiality including requirements to process the Information only in accordance with instructions from Kalpagiri and to take appropriate technical and organizational measures to ensure that there is no unauthorized or unlawful processing or accidental loss or destruction of or damage to Information.
International Privacy Rights
Kalpagiri website and/or database is operated and managed on servers that may be located and operated in different jurisdictions. By using and accessing the Site, you consent to the transfer to and processing of your Information including the Sensitive Personal Information and the Personally Identifiable Information, on servers that may be located in a jurisdiction different from where you are located, and that the protection of such Information may be different than required under the laws of your residence or location.
We have taken steps to implement appropriate administrative, technical & physical safeguards to prevent unauthorized access, use, modification, disclosure or destruction of the information you entrust to us. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors, and other third parties who have a business need to know. They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
The security of the Information you provide is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
You are responsible for maintaining the security of your account credentials and other authentication involved in obtaining access to password-protected or secure areas of the Services. Kalpagiri will treat access to the Services through your account credentials as authorized by you. We shall bear no liability in respect of such unauthorized use of your account. Unauthorized access to password-protected or secure areas is prohibited and may lead to criminal prosecution. We may suspend your use of all or part of the Services without notice if we suspect or detect any breach of security. If you believe that information you provided to us is no longer secure, please notify us immediately using the contact information provided.
That you as a user hereby give express consent to our collection, processing, storing, disclosing, and handling of your information as set forth in this Policy. You hereby give us the right to process, your information in any way, including, but not limited to, collecting, storing, deleting, using, combining, sharing, transferring, and disclosing information, all of which activities will take place in India. If you reside outside India your information will be transferred, processed and stored in accordance with the applicable data protection laws of India.
We will, at all times, provide the option to you to not provide the Personal Information or Sensitive Personal Information, which we seek from you. Further, you shall, at any time while using the Website, also have the option to withdraw your consent given earlier to us to use such Personal Information or Sensitive Personal Information. Such withdrawal of the consent is required to be sent in writing to us at the contact details provided in this Policy below. In such an event, however, Kalpagiri fully reserves the right not to allow further usage of the Website or provide any Services/products thereunder to you.
Disputes may be referred to Arbitration at the choice of Kalpagiri only, which shall then be governed as per the Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996.
Data Protection Officer (Grievance Redressal Officer)
Any questions, discrepancies and grievances with respect to the processing of information may be made to the Data Protection Officer (Grievance Redressal Officer) at firstname.lastname@example.org. The Grievance Redressal Officer shall endeavor to redress the grievances expeditiously and in any event within the period prescribed under law.
If you have any questions, comments, complaints, or suggestions in relation to this Policy, or any other concerns about the way in which we process information about you, please contact our Grievance Redressal Officer at +91 9999108943. The Grievance Redressal Officer shall endeavor to redress the grievances expeditiously and in any event within the period prescribed under law.
Notwithstanding the above, Kalpagiri reserves the right to decline to process any such request which may jeopardize the security and confidentiality of the information of others, as well as requests which are impractical or not made in good faith, or the circumstances as provided for under the law permitting Kalpagiri to refuse such request(s).