PRIVACY POLICY

 



Forbes Marshall Pvt. Ltd. and its associates, affiliates, subsidiaries, joint venture companies, group companies, ( “FMPL”, “Forbes Marshall”, “we/us”) may collect any data which is directly relevant to, and can be used to identify an individual (Personal Data) . FMPL is committed to ensuring that any Personal Data we receive is protected and handled in accordance with applicable data protection laws, thus this Privacy Policy describes how FMPL collects, uses, shares and retains such data during and after an individual’s engagement or relationship with us.


This Privacy Policy applies to all external parties who share Personal Data with FMPL including but not limited to vendors, suppliers, customers, job applicants, visitors and their respective personnel, and end-users (“Data Subject”, “User”, “you” ).



Types of Personal Data Collected:


During the course of your engagement with FMPL, we may collect personal and in some cases, sensitive data in line with this company policy. The amount and type of data being collected varies based on your association with FMPL and purpose for which the data is being collected.
The primary examples of personal data collected are name, gender, age, contact details, visual identifiers, government issued identification cards, educational and professional details, financial information, user account information etc.



Purpose of Data Collection


We collect data from you for various purposes to safeguard both our interests as well as yours. However, we will seek consent in cases where you share your personal sensitive data while voluntarily identifying yourself or during your association with FMPL.


Primary purposes of data collection include but are not restricted to any commercial, professional or business transaction based on our association with you, compliance with legal or regulatory provisions, fulfillment of employment procedures, fulfillment of administrative procedures, conducting engagement and other surveys.



Storage and Retention of Data


Your data is always stored under access control and only shared with those individuals directly concerned with the storage and control of such data. All data is always encrypted and stored in the most secure manner as possible. In case the data is being stored in a physical file/ folder, the same is kept under physical locks and restricted access.


All data is only retained for as long as is necessary and whilst there is still a continued engagement with the Data Subject. Upon cessation of the engagement, data may be retained for a longer period as required by any statutory provisions or until withdrawal of consent by the Data Subject.



Rights of a Data Subject


As a Data Subject, you have the right to access your data, have a response provided to your query within the statutory period, request for a correction or update of your data, restrict the processing or transfer of your data and request the deletion of your data (in so far as such data is not required to be stored by the company by law).


You may also withdraw your consent for the processing of your data entirely, however, please note that certain types of data will need to be processed by law and in case consent is not given or withdrawn, the company may choose to terminate its association with such individuals.



Websites, Applications and Other Online Platforms:


Our Applications obtain the information you provide when you download and register the Application, however registration with us is optional. Please keep in mind that you may not be able to use some of the features offered by the Application unless you register with us. We will retain User Provided data for as long as you use the Application and for a reasonable time thereafter. You can stop all collection of information by the Application easily by uninstalling the Application. You may use the standard uninstall processes as may be available as part of your mobile device or via the mobile application marketplace or network.



You can generally visit our Website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. We track the internet address of the domains from which people visit us and analyze this data for trends and statistics, but the individual user remains anonymous. We do not share with third parties any personal information that has been shared by you through any forms on our Website. This information is used in connection with addressing your request. Forbes Marshall sends email communications about its products and services to its customers and persons desirous of receiving such emails. In case you do not wish to receive such emailers, you can write to us by mentioning "Unsubscribe" with your email address in the subject line and send the email to webmaster@forbesmarshall.com.



Forbes Marshall may use the information in its databases, including personal information you have submitted, and other server and usage logs, to analyze the site and user behavior, troubleshoot technical problems, resolve disputes and address complaints, and prepare aggregated reports that are shared with others, including the management of Forbes Marshall.



Forbes Marshall uses cookies to improve the experience for visitors to its website. Forbes Marshall automatically collects information including IP address, through the use of Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. ("Google"). Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which help analyse the use of sites by a user. Information generated by the cookie is stored by Google on its servers, and is used to analyse the use of the website. Google may be required to share this data with third parties, if mandated by law. By using a Forbes Marshall website, you consent to the processing of your data by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however, as mentioned above please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of a Forbes Marshall website.



Unless you voluntarily identify yourself, we will have no way of knowing who you are, even if we assign a cookie to your computer. The only personal information a cookie can contain is the information you supply. The information we collect and analyze is used to improve our service to you. A cookie cannot read data off your hard drive. Advertisers may also assign their own cookies to your browser (if you click on their advertisements), however we do not control use of these cookies and disclaim any responsibility whatsoever for information collected through them.



Our web servers automatically collect limited information about your computer's connection to the Internet, including your IP address, when you visit our site (Your IP address is a number that lets computers attached to the internet know where to send you data, such as the web pages you view). Your IP address does not identify you personally. We use this information to deliver our web pages to you upon request, to tailor our site to the interests of our users, to measure traffic within our site and let advertisers know the geographic locations from where our visitors come.



Our Website contains many links to other websites. Such third party sites are governed by their respective privacy policies and Forbes Marshall is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites. Once you leave our servers, any information you provide is governed by the Privacy Policy of the operator of the site you are visiting. That policy may differ from ours. If you cannot find the Privacy Policy of any of these sites via a link from the site's homepage, you should contact the site directly for more information. Forbes Marshall does not share any of the personal information you provide with the sites to which the Forbes Marshall Website links, although Forbes Marshall may share aggregate data with such sites (such as how many people use our site). Thi includes other third party sites on the Internet for which the Website provides search services.



Forbes Marshall will take appropriate steps to protect the information you share with us. We have implemented technology and security features and strict policy guidelines to safeguard the privacy of your personally identifiable information from unauthorized access and improper use or disclosure. Forbes Marshall will continue to enhance its security procedures from time to time.



All information gathered on the Website is securely stored within Forbes Marshall’s Website (controlled) database. The database is stored on servers secured behind a firewall; access to the servers is password-protected and is strictly limited. However, as effective as our security measures are, no security system is impenetrable. We cannot guarantee the security of our database, nor can we guarantee that information you supply will not be intercepted while being transmitted to us over the Internet.



Forbes Marshall will not sell, rent, share, trade or disclose to third parties any information derived from the use of, any online service offered by the Website without the consent of the User, except if such disclosure is required by law or is pertinent to judicial or governmental investigations or proceedings including search warrants, or to help investigate, prevent or take action regarding unlawful activities, suspected fraud, potential threat of security of any person, violation of our website use or defend legal claims; special circumstances such as compliance with subpoenas, court orders, requests/order from legal authorities or agencies requiring such disclosure or any other legal process or in the case of imminent physical harm to the User or others.



You also consent to Forbes Marshall disclosing information about you to actual or potential parties to a lawsuit that Forbes Marshall is or may become involved in (a) if it is required to do so, (b) if it reasonably believes that such disclosures will potentially mitigate its liability, or (c) to enforce its rights.



In case the user is found to be the originator of any malware then Forbes Marshall shall have rights to take appropriate legal action against the user.



Circumstances may also arise where we are required to disclose your personal information, to third parties for purposes other than to support your relationship with Forbes Marshall, such as in connection with a corporate divestiture or dissolution or to its subsidiaries or parent company (if any), or to a potential acquirer or merger partner, in which case Forbes Marshall will ask such entities to honor this Privacy Policy. In addition, as part of a diligence review, Forbes Marshall would try to restrict the disclosure of such information.



Please also visit the Terms of Use section on our Website, governing the terms and conditions for using or accessing our Website.



Contact:


Any questions or clarifications with respect to this Privacy Policy can be sent to Forbes Marshall
at: webmaster@forbesmarshall.com.