Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy (“Policy”) applies to the end users of the website www.anahat.in (“Website”) only and does not apply to the practices of third parties, which are not owned, controlled or managed by Anahat Organisation Development Consultancy Pvt Ltd (“Anahat”). Anahat’s mission is to facilitate its users (“User(s)”) with a wide range of online psychometric instruments, certification programmes, products and services that aid the User in the training of its employees and other personnel (“Services”). The User may browse, use, access/ register on the Website to avail such Services.

Users are advised to go through this Policy with utmost care, as it lays down the manner in which Anahat intends to collect, use, maintain and disclose information collected from Users. By accessing, browsing, registering with or using the Website, User is consenting to the collection, transfer, storage, disclosure and other uses of their personal information as set out in this Policy. In addition, the User also agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions of this Policy while using or accessing the Website.

Anahat may, at its sole discretion, amend or revise this Policy from time to time with or without any notification. The Users are expected to review the Policy periodically to ensure that they are aware of all changes or amendments made thereto. If the User does not agree with the terms of the Policy, he/ she shall not access or use the Website. The User’s continued use of the Website and Services following the posting of the revised Policy shall indicate his/her acceptance and acknowledgement of the changes and he/she will be bound by it.

This Privacy Policy is subject to the Terms of Use and incorporated therein by reference.

  • INFORMATION COLLECTED FROM THE USER

    • Personal information refers to any data, whether true or not, about any person including without limitation a User who can be identified (a) from that data; or (b) from that data and other information, including without limitation, User’s name, gender, business name, address, email address, date of birth, date of incorporation, any identity proof number, phone number, User’s geographic locations and financial information such as credit/debit card details, cardholder name, card expiration date, bank details, financial accounts details, etc., to which Anahat has or is likely to have access (“Personal and Sensitive Information”).
    • The Website also collects certain technical information, including, inter alia, log data, analytics code, etc. that the User does not visibly enter and which is automatically collected during the User’s access or use of the Website, such as, IP address, version and identification number of the device, browser type, browser language, the date and time of the User’s request, websites visited by the User, search terms used, User’s mobile carrier and location data, among others. This may also include information regarding how a User interacts with any hyperlinks across the Services, including through any profiles or websites the Users visit, any email notifications that the Website sends to the User directly or through any buttons or widgets on third party’s websites. The analytics code embedded on the Website provides periodic updates on who is using the Website, activities being performed, device being used and location information. Such technical information collected is not associated with any Personal and Sensitive Information and is only tagged to a particular device, each of it possessing an unique identifier (“Usage Information”)
    • In addition, Anahat may use data collection devices such as “cookies” on the Users’ device drive to assist Anahat in providing Services. A cookie is a small data file that Anahat transfers to the hard disk of the Users’ devices. Anahat does not use cookies to collect Personal and Sensitive Information but only other information with respect to Users’ visits to and activities on the Website. Anahat may use both session cookies and persistent cookies.
  • USE OF INFORMATION COLLECTED

    • The Webite may use the abovementioned information collected from the User for any of the following purposes-
      • to effectively provide the Services to the Users;
      • to better understand how Users access and use the Site, on an aggregated and individual basis, for the purposes of improving the features and functionality of the Servicesand to respond to the various requests and preferences, including language and location customization, personalized help and instructions, or other responses to the use of the Website;
      • to maintain the quality of the Services and the Webite, and provide general statistics regarding their use;
      • to deliver products and Services, including newsletters and email notifications, confirmations, invoices, technical notices, updates, security alerts, support and administrative messages that the User may request;
      • archival or backup purposes;
      • to alert the User about the products and Services including new Services, special offers, promotions, updated information and other such new or updated services that may be offered by Site and its selected partners;
      • to allow access to exclusive features or functionality of the Website; and
      • to launch and/or open other applications installed on the User’s device based on functionality of the Website.
    • To the extent practicable, Anahat shall treat all the Personal and Sensitive Information of a User as strictly private and confidential. However, the other information collected by the Website, including statistical data may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising, research or similar purposes.
  • DISCLOSURE OF PERSONAL AND SENSITIVE INFORMATION

    • Anahat will adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of the User’s Personal and Sensitive Information and other non-personal and Usage Information stored on Anahat. Anahat has implemented commercially reasonable physical, managerial, operational and technical security measures to protect the loss, misuse, alteration and security of the Personal and Sensitive Information received from the User in Anahat’s care. Anahat’s security practices and procedures limit access to such information on a need to know basis only.
    • Any data destroyed shall be disposed of in a manner that protects the privacy of the User in an appropriate manner as per the industry standard practices and norms. Further, the User hereby acknowledges and understands that all Personal and Sensitive Information provided in using the Website is with his/ her knowledgeable consent and at the User’s own risk.
    • Notwithstanding anything provided in this Policy, the Website’s system may be subject to security breaches and failures due to circumstances beyond Anahat’s reasonable control. These may include computer “hacking”, data theft and/ or physical theft among others. In such situations, the Website will try to rectify the problems as soon as possible. The Users hereby acknowledge and understand that all information provided to the Site is with their knowledgeable consent and at the User’s own risk.
    • The Website will use the information obtained from the User only under the following circumstances:
      • with third party vendors, consultants, banks, payment gateway operators and other service providers who work for Anahat in rendering the Services and need to access to certain Personal and Sensitive Information to perform their obligations such as providing analytics, customer support, processing payments and storing data. Any such third-party vendors who receive the Personal and Sensitive Information of the Users would be required to maintain the confidentiality of the information received;
      • to detect and prevent any identity theft, fraud and other potentially illegal acts, prevent the abuse of Website’s Services, any disclosure reasonably necessary to enforce Website’s rights, terms of use or this Policy including any claims of infringement or violation of any third-party rights; and
      • to protect the rights and property or ensure the personal safety of Website, the Users or public at large.
    • The Website may disclose certain Personal and Sensitive Information, if required to do so, under applicable laws, regulations, and policies so as to comply with a subpoena, or court order or respond to a Government authority. In addition, information about the Users, including Personal and Sensitive Information, may be disclosed as part of any merger, acquisition, debt financing, or sale of company assets, as well as in the event of an insolvency, bankruptcy or receivership in which such information could be transferred to third parties as one of the business assets of Anahat. Users will be notified via email and/or a prominent notice, of any change in ownership or uses of such Personal and Sensitive Information.
  • INTERNATIONAL TRANSFER OF DATA.

    In the process of providing Services to its Users, the Website may transfer the Personal and Sensitive Information that it collects to affiliated entities or other third parties across borders and from the User’s country or jurisdiction to other countries or jurisdictions around the world where the servers of the Website is located. The Users understand, acknowledge and consent to transferring information and permitting the transfer of information, to a country and jurisdiction that does not have the same data protection laws as the User’s jurisdiction.

  • USAGE OF THIRD PARTY WEBSITE.

    The Website may contain links to other third-party sites/ applications that may collect the information from the User. The User agrees to comply with all third party privacy policies, if any, applicable to the use of such applications or its services. Anahat is not responsible for the User’s use of any third party product and/or service including the terms and conditions, privacy practices or the content of those linked websites or such third party product and/or service or violation and infringement of any third party rights, policies, terms and conditions in connection with access, download or installation of such mobile applications.

  • GOVERNING LAW.

    The usage of the Services is exclusively governed by the laws of India and the jurisdiction of the courts in the city of Chennai. Anahat expressly disclaims any implied warranties or liabilities imputed by the laws of any other jurisdiction.

  • GRIEVANCE OFFICER

    In case the User has any queries related to the terms of this Policy or to the general functioning of Anahat, he/she may contact Anahat’s Grievance Officer at info@anahat.in.