1.1 Chanakya Law Firm, (hereinafter referred to as “Chanakya” or “us,” or “we”), a partnership law firm duly registered under the Indian Partnership Act, 1932 having its corporate office at A-5, 2nd Floor, Near MRF Bijrang Tyres, Sector- 69, Noida, Gautam Buddha Nagar (U.P) 201301 is committed to protecting the privacy rights of its user(s) and recognizes the need for appropriate protection and management of any Personally Identifiable Information (hereinafter referred to as “PII”) that is shared by the user(s) on the website address : [https://chanakyalawfirm.in] (hereinafter referred to as “Website”).
1.6 As used in this Policy, “Personally Identifiable Information or PII” shall mean and include any information that alone or in combination with other information relates to a specific, identifiable individual person. By way of illustration and not limitation, PII includes individuals’ names, personal identification numbers, mobile number, home or office telephone number, email address, home or office address, age, occupation, location, birth date and any other information provided by the User which is of personally identifiable form.
2. COLLECTED INFORMATION
2.1 Users who use and/or register on the Website will be requested to provide their PII. The PII is used for efficient service and better user experience for the User.
2.2 By accessing the Website or otherwise using the Services, the User consents to collection, storage, and use of the PII provided by him/her (including any changes thereto as provided) to avail any of the Services that Chanakya Law Firm offers.
2.3 Chanakya Law Firm may enter into agreements with third parties to store or process information/ data of Users. These third parties may have their own security standards to safeguard the information or data of Users and Chanakya Law Firm will on commercial reasonable basis require from such third parties to adopt reasonable security standards to safeguard information / data of Users.
2.4 Chanakya Law Firm respects the privacy of the Users and is committed to reasonably protect it in all respects. The types of information about the User which may be collected by Chanakya Law Firm are as follows:
- information supplied by Users
- information automatically tracked while navigation
- information collected from any other source (collectively referred to as “Information”)
Information supplied by Users
While signing up on Chanakya Law Firm’s Website and accessing the same, Chanakya Law Firm collects the information, including but not limited to:
- Contact Information (e.g., name, email address, phone number, billing or mailing address)
- Account information
- IP address, geolocation
- Identity validation (e.g., photograph, other information requested to verify your information)
- National identification numbers
- Date of birth
- Details of any transactions carried out using any of the Services
- Any other information that the User chooses to provide to us (e.g., by sending an email/otherwise contact us)
- Calls/emails/other correspondence
- Payment and Banking Information
Information automatically tracked while navigation
Chanakya Law Firm may also collect information through the User’s interaction with and use of the Website which does not reveal the User’s specific identity or does not directly relate to an individual. Such information may include, but is not limited to, browser and device information, data collected through automated electronic interactions, Website usage data, demographic information, geographic or geo-location information, statistical and aggregated information.
Information collected from any other source
Chanakya Law Firm may receive information about the User from other public sources, add it to the User account information and treat it in accordance with this policy. If the User provides information to the platform provider or other partner, whom Chanakya Law Firm provides services, the User’s account information and other information may be passed on to Chanakya Law Firm and Chanakya Law Firm may obtain updated contact information available in public domain from third parties in order to correct records and provide the services or to communicate with the User.
3. USE OF PII
3.1 The PII of the User(s) may be used to set up and administer the User’s account, provide necessary technical support, verify identity of User(s), responding to the queries raised, send important communication, etc.
3.2 The PII of the User(s) excluding pictures, videos and contact details may be used to deliver advertising, marketing and event-based communication. Such communication may contain option to opt out of receiving such communications in future. If the User choses to opt out of receiving such marketing and event-based communication by emailing at email@example.com or by contacting us on any of the ways mentioned on our Contact Us page. Chanakya Law Firm shall then not contact such User and will ensure that new data collected about the User(s) from then on will not be used by Chanakya Law Firm for any targeted advertising purposes. However, Chanakya Law Firm may use existing information of the User(s) to customize the website accordingly.
3.3 Chanakya Law Firm may use the PII of the User(s) for internal and external research and development purposes and to improve and test the features and functions of the Website for giving the best options to the Users.
3.4 Such important information may include financial data, and legal documents etc. Such information is only made accessible to those User(s) or customers authorized by its respective customer or user. Chanakya Law Firm’s access to this information is limited to authorized personnel with a critical business reason, such as technical support.
3.5 Chanakya Law Firm may use and retain the PII of the User(s) for legal and compliance reasons, such as the prevention, detection, or investigation of a crime; loss prevention; fraud, or to meet our internal and external audit requirements, information security purposes, and or which is required (a) under applicable law (b) to respond to requests from courts, law enforcement agencies, regulatory agencies, and other public and government authorities, (c) to enforce the Chanakya Law Firm Terms And Conditions; and (d) to protect the Chanakya Law Firm’s rights, privacy, safety, or property, or those of other persons.
3.6 Chanakya Law Firm does not sell information about its Users to any person or entity whatsoever. However, during development of its business, Chanakya Law Firm may sell or buy companies or assets. In such transactions, customer or user information may be transferred to such companies or assets.
3.7 Chanakya Law Firm may also use the PII of the User(s) collected for the following purposes-
- to facilitate various programs and initiatives launched by Chanakya Law Firm or third party service providers and business associates;
- to analyze how its services are used, to measure the effectiveness of advertisements, to facilitating payments;
- to protect the integrity of the Website;
- to conduct analytical studies on various aspects including user behaviour, user preferences etc.;
- to determine any security breaches, computer contaminant or computer virus;
- to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities and suspected fraud;
- to undertake forensics of the concerned computer resource as a part of investigation or internal audit;
- to enhance ability of Chanakya Law Firm to communicate with Users and customers about additional valuable services;
- to ensure fulfillment of a Contract;
- to trace computer resources or any person who may have contravened, or is suspected of having or being likely to contravene, any provision of law including the Information Technology Act, 2000 that is likely to have an adverse impact on the services provided on the Website or by Chanakya Law Firm.
- To provide technical assistances requiring initial setup, support services or dealing with any suspicious activities from the user accounts.
4. SHARING OF INFORMATION
Chanakya Law Firm may share User information with third parties, including service providers, regulated institutions), affiliated entities, payment processing service providers and business partners for the following purposes:
4.1 Information may be shared with the Chanakya Law Firm’s service providers and affiliates to assist in provision of its services and everyday business purpose.
4.2 Information may be shared with fraud prevention and detection service providers for the purpose of detecting and preventing fraudulent activity.
4.3 Information may be shared with customers, clients or third parties to perform its services and assist in carrying out transaction with such parties.
A cookie is a small text file that a website saves on your computer or mobile device when you visit the site. A cookie in no way gives Chanakya Law Firm access to the User’s computer or any information about them, other than the data they choose to share with Chanakya Law Firm.
The User(s) can choose to accept or decline cookies. The “help” portion of the toolbar on most browsers will tell the Users how to prevent their browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify then when they receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. However, cookies will allow Users to take full advantage of some of the Website features and it is recommended to leave them turned on.
6. LOG FILES
Chanakya Law Firm maintains log files of the traffic that visits Chanakya Law Firm Website and does not link any information gathered in these log files to PII. Log files are used to manage traffic loads and information technology requirements for providing reliable service.
7. THIRD PARTY LINKS
8. INFORMATION SECURITY
The security of PII is important to us. Chanakya Law Firm follows generally accepted industry standards to protect the PII submitted by User(s). However, no method of transmission over the Internet or method of electronic storage can be said to be 100% secure, therefore, while it is attempted to use commercially acceptable means to protect PII, there is no guarantee of absolute security.
The User(s) is responsible for all uses of his/her username and password created at the time of signing up of Chanakya Law Firm’s website. Please contact Chanakya Law Firm immediately if the User(s) believes the password has been misused. The Users shall be individually responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of their user name and password and for all activities occurring under their account. Chanakya Law Firm shall not be liable for any misuse or unauthorized use of username and password of the User(s).
9. RETENTION OF INFORMATION
The PII of the User(s) will be kept by Chanakya Law Firm for as long it is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected, or as required or permitted by applicable laws. Chanakya Law Firm will cease to retain PII of users, or remove the means by which the data can be associated with Users, as soon as it is reasonable to assume that such retention no longer serves the purpose for which the personal data was collected, and is no longer necessary for legal or business purposes
Chanakya Law Firm shall at all times assume that the information provided by the User(s) is correct, genuine and updated. Chanakya Law Firm shall not be held liable for any false/ incorrect information/ data of the User/s. The User shall indemnify Chanakya Law Firm in case of any loss, damage or injury caused to it due to the use or lawful disclosure of false data provided by the User(s).
It is contrary to this policy for User(s) to use the Website to effect or participate in any of the following activities:
- To send unsolicited mass e-mailings, whether or not such unsolicited e-mailings provoke complaints from the recipients;
- To engage in any of the foregoing activities using the service of another provider but channeling such activities.
- To falsify User(s) information provided in the Website or to other User(s).
11. THIRD PARTY DISCLOSURES
Chanakya Law Firm also reserves the right to disclose PII when special circumstances call for it, such as when disclosure is required by law or court order or when disclosure is, in the sole discretion of Chanakya Law Firm, necessary to protect legal rights, including intellectual property rights.
12. VIOLATION OF THE POLICY
Chanakya Law Firm has appointed an internal data protection officer for the Users to contact if a User has any queries, clarifications or complaints regarding compliance with this Policy or relating to the processing of information. The data protection officer’s name and contact information are provided below:
Name: Mr. Ashish Sharma
Email id: firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone no. : +91 9211 81 6845, +91 9873 81 6845
User(s) are requested to please provide the following information in their query or complaint:
- Identification of the information provided;
- Clear statement as to whether the information is PII or very sensitive personal information;
- Address, telephone number or email address of the complainant;
15. REVISION OF POLICY
Chanakya Law Firm reserves the right to revise, amend or modify this Policy at any time and in any manner, according to its requirement. Any change or revision will be posted on Chanakya Law Firm’s website along with the date when the modification was made.
16. ACCESSING AND UPDATING PII
When the User uses the Website, Chanakya Law Firm makes good faith efforts to provide the User, as and when requested by the User, with access to his/her PII and shall further ensure that any PII or sensitive personal data or information found to be inaccurate or deficient shall be corrected or amended as feasible, subject to any requirement for such PII or sensitive personal data or information to be retained by law or for legitimate business purposes. Chanakya Law Firm asks individual users and entities to identify themselves and the information requested to be accessed, corrected or removed before processing such requests, and Chanakya Law Firm may decline to process requests that are unreasonably repetitive or systematic, require disproportionate technical effort, jeopardize the privacy of others, or would be extremely impractical (for instance, requests concerning information residing on backup tapes), or for which access is not otherwise required.
17. GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS
While dealing with data subjects of the European Union, Chanakya Law Firm takes measures to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Under GDPR, User(s) have the right to access their PII submitted to Chanakya Law Firm for any purpose. Users can get access to their PII across any services at any time.
18. WITHDRAWAL OF CONSENT
The consent provided to Chanakya Law Firm for collection and use of PII may be withdrawn at any time by contacting at email@example.com
19. USER ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
- is clear and easily accessible and provide statements of Firm’s policies and practices with respect to the Information;
- provides for the various types of personal or sensitive personal data of information to be collected;
- provides for the purposes of collection and usage of the Information;
- provides for disclosure of Information; and
- to determine any security breaches, computer contaminant or computer virus;
- provides for reasonable security practices and procedures.