This privacy policy displays how Squares and Circles uses and protects any data, including personal data, collected through the website www.squaresandcircles.in

By accessing and/or using the website, you signify your agreement to accept this privacy policy. If you do not agree with any or all of the following terms of the privacy policy, please do not access and/or use the website.

We take the privacy of data very seriously. All personal data collected through the website are treated as strictly classified and will only be used as mentioned in this privacy policy. The applicable data protection laws shall be respected in full.

Any data, including personal data, collected through the website will only be used to allow us to respond to your requests and to analyze the traffic on the website. Once collected, personal data will not be used for a different incompatible purpose without your consent. Therefore, please read this privacy policy thoroughly. If you disagree with the way personal data will be used, please do not use the website or do not provide your personal data through the website.

If you have any questions about Squares and Circles’ collection of your data please write to mail@squaresandcircles.in

We reserve the right, at our sole discretion, to change or modify this privacy policy at any time without prior notice. Any changes to this privacy policy will be promptly communicated on this page and you should check back to see whether any adjustments have been made. The terms ‘Personal Information’ and ‘Sensitive Personal Data or Information’ shall have the meaning ascribed to it under the applicable laws of India.

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION

The primary purpose of collection of personal information is to:

  • Allow you to access and use the website.
  • Allow us to respond to your requests that you submitted by the means of our contact form.
  • To analyze the traffic on the website in order to improve its functionalities and services.
  • Carry out necessary operations for the maintenance and security of the website for which statistical data is used.

We may obtain information about your name, email address, device, contact details, gender, location, area code, occupation – provided by you either on the website and/or which may be available to the company or other users as a result of you publishing user material on the website and/or which may be available to the company if you access the website through any linked social media platforms.

We may also obtain information about you from any e-mails, letters, communication, etc. that you send to us. We may also obtain information collected by cookies or similar technologies.

We may receive information that you submit to any third-party website you access from the links contained within the website. Please check the privacy policy of such third-party websites to find out how they will use your personal information and sensitive personal data or information. The company shall not be responsible or liable for the use or misuse of the same by third-party websites.

We may obtain information about your IP address, operating system, browser type, browser version, browser configuration, the name of the internet service provider, and other types of computer and connection related information relevant to identifying your type of device, geographic location, usage history, etc.

We may also obtain information about how the website is used by you and all other individual usage patterns on the website.

If you access the website through a social media platform, we may collect your user ID or username, any information you have permitted the social media service to share with us, and any information you have made public with the social media service. In such a case, you undertake to comply with the terms of use including the privacy policy of the website and any additional terms and conditions stipulated by such social media platforms. In the event of any inconsistency, the terms of use including the privacy policy of the website shall prevail to the extent of the conflict.

We may combine your personal information with information collected from tracking technologies and aggregate it with information collected from other users using the website to attempt to provide you with a better experience on the website. You understand, agree and acknowledge that our collection, storage and processing of your personal information is for a lawful purpose connected with the functioning of the website. You hereby consent to the collection, storage, use, disclosure, transfer, processing of the personal information for the purposes set out herein.

We may disclose your personal information under the following circumstances and you hereby consent to the same to be shared with:

  • Any third-party service provider to whom disclosure is necessary to enable us to provide you with the services which you wish to access on or through the website;
  • Any person/entity to whom disclosure is necessary for accordance with the applicable law;
  • Any government or statutory authority or court of law or judicial forum to whom disclosure is necessary for accordance with the applicable law;
  • In circumstances we believe necessary or appropriate to respond to valid claims and legal process, to protect the property and rights of the company, to protect the safety of the public or any person or user, or to prevent or stop any illegal, unethical or legally actionable activity.
  • Any person/entity to whom disclosure is necessary to enable us to enforce our rights;
  • To our associate companies, business partners, agents or third parties for the purposes of the services or for any other marketing and promotional activity undertaken by or on behalf of the company;
  • Any entity that legally acquires the company or its website.

Please understand that, while we strive to protect your personal data against potential risks and exposures, there is no absolute security in the online/ internet sphere. Therefore, you must not disclose any information on the website that is sensitive personal data or information. You understand that the transmission of information over the internet is not completely secure and there are risks associated with it. Although we strive to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of the same while it is being transmitted to our website and any transmission is at your own risk.

 

SENSITIVE PERSONAL DATA OR INFORMATION

The company will never ask you and you must never provide sensitive personal data or information to the company or to any person/entity representing the company. Any disclosure of sensitive personal data or information shall be at your sole risk and without any liability to the company (including its directors, key managerial personnel, officers and employees). You understand, acknowledge and agree that the company or any other person acting on behalf of the company shall not in any manner be responsible for the authenticity of the personal information or sensitive personal data or information provided by you to the company.

You must not disclose your:

  • Passwords
  • Financial information such as bank account details, credit card details, debit card details, secure pin number, etc.
  • Physical, physiological and mental health condition
  • Sexual orientation
  • Medical records and history
  • Biometric information
  • National identification numbers
  • And such other sensitive personal data or information

Users must note that any information that is freely available or accessible in public domain shall not be regarded as personal information or sensitive personal data or information for the purposes of this privacy policy and the company shall not be obliged to take any measures to protect the same since the same is freely available in the public domain.

Please note that identity theft and the practice currently known as ‘phishing’ are of great concern to the company. We do not and will not, at any time, request your credit card information/debit card information/financial pin numbers and passwords.

COOKIES

A ‘Cookie’ is a small file which is placed on your computer’s hard drive when browsing on a webpage, reading an email, installing or using a software or a mobile app. If you choose to accept Cookies, the file is added and the Cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular website. In general, Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

This data does not usually identify you directly, but the web application can provide you with a personalized web experience. They are usually used for the well-functioning of the Website and traffic analysis.

By default, your web browser will accept cookies, however, this can be altered by you. You have the option of enabling or disabling cookies in your web browser. If you do not want us to install cookies, you may change the settings on your web browser to disable cookies. However please note that if you disable cookies, you may not be able to use all of the features of the website.

The website and/or third parties may use ‘cookies’ and other similar tracking technologies to collect information automatically as you browse the website and the internet. For the purposes of this clause below terms have the meanings as set out below:

By visiting the website whether as a registered user or otherwise, you acknowledge, understand and hereby agree that you are giving us your consent to track your activities and your use of the website through these tracking technologies.

Cookie and IP address information may be transferred to the responding data centers outside the territory of India as well and these may include countries where applicable data protection laws provide a lesser degree of protection than India. In the event of any inconsistency, the terms of use including the privacy policy of the website shall prevail to the extent of conflict only.

 

THIRD-PARTY WEBSITES

This website may contain links to other websites owned and operated by third parties which are not under the control of the company.

Any service you visit by a link from the website is solely the responsibility of the third party providing the service. The content of, including materials and information contained on, any third party website to which you link from the website is solely the responsibility of the provider of that third-party website. Any transactions that you enter into with a third party listed on this website or linked from this website are solely between you and the third party. Squares and Circles is not responsible for any such third-party website, any products or services sold or provided by such third party website, nor the organizations publishing those third party websites, and hereby disclaims any responsibility and liability for the same.

The inclusion of any link does not constitute or imply an endorsement or recommendation by us of the third-party, of the quality of any product or service, advice, information or other materials displayed, purchased, or obtained by you as a result of an advertisement or any other information or offer in or in connection with the third party website. The company and website shall not be liable, accountable or responsible for your personal information and/or sensitive personal data or information being used or misused by such third-party website.

Your access and usage of any third-party websites are entirely at your own risk. The company shall not be a party to any transaction between you and a third-party service.

Your use of a third-party website is subject to the terms and conditions and privacy policy of that site in addition to these terms of use. In the event of any inconsistency between the governing terms and conditions, the terms of use including the privacy policy of the website shall prevail to the extent of the conflict.

You have full control regarding which emails you want to receive. If you decide at any time that you no longer wish to receive such emails from us, please write to us instructing for an opt-out. Please note that once we receive your request, it may take an additional period of time for your opt-out to become effective.

If you have any further grievances or queries with respect to the website, policy or our services, write to us at mail@squaresandcircles.in.