Privacy Policy

The information we collect

We receive both information that is directly provided to us, such as personal information you provide when you visit the website and information that is passively or automatically collected from you, such as information collected from the browser or device you used to access our website or services. In this privacy policy, we refer to all this as the ‘User Information’.

Information you provide to us

There are sections of this website where we may need to collect personal information from you for a specific purpose. For e.g. You can register, apply for partner services, and seek out enabler connections. In the course of these various offerings, we often seek to collect from you various forms of information, such as: name, e-mail address, telephone number, and business details. At some instances, you may also be able to submit Information about your business plan as well. For example, you might submit answers specific to your business / idea for an innovation challenge or hunt as intimated on the website.

Information that is automatically collected

In general, you can visit the website without telling us who you are or revealing any information about yourself. We, and our third-party service providers or other partners (collectively ‘Partners’) may use automated means to collect various types of Information about you, your computer or other device used to access our website. A representative, non exhaustive list of the types of automatically collected information may include: the network or Internet protocol address and type of browser you are using (e.g., Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Internet Explorer), the type of operating system you are using, (e.g., Microsoft Windows or Mac OS), mobile network, device identifiers, device settings, browser settings, the web pages of the website you have visited, website visited before and after you visited our website, the type of handheld or mobile device used to view the website (e.g., iOS, Android), location information, and the content and advertisements You have accessed, seen, forwarded and/or clicked on. Please see our section titled Cookies, for more information about how the foregoing Information may be collected and used.

Cookies and Web Beacons

You should be aware that information and data may be automatically collected through the use of cookies or web beacons or similar tracking technologies. “Cookies” are text files placed in your computer browser that store basic information that a website can use to recognise repeat site visits as an example, recall your name if this has been previously supplied. We may use this to understand your service and internet usage, observe behaviour and compile aggregate data to improve or customise our products, services offerings or the website, target the advertising and assess the general effectiveness of such advertising. Cookies do not attach to your system and damage your files. If you do not want information collected through the use of Cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows you to deny or accept the Cookie feature. Note, however, that “personalised” services may be affected if the cookie option is disabled.

For example, we may use Cookies to personalise your experience on our website (e.g., to recognize you by name when you return to our website), and save your password in password-protected areas if collected with your consent. We also may use Cookies or other tracking technologies to help us offer you products, offerings or services that may be of interest to you when you visit this website. We or a third-party platform with whom We work may place or recognize a unique cookie on your browser to enable you to receive customised offers, services or information from this website. These cookies contain no information intended to identify you personally. The Cookies may be associated with de-identified demographic or other data linked to or derived from data you voluntarily have submitted on the website (e.g., your email address) that we may share with a service provider solely in hashed, non-human readable form.

We and our partners may also use “web beacons” , clear GIFs, or similar technologies, which are small pieces of code placed on our website or in an email, to monitor the behaviour and collect data about the visitors viewing our website or email. For example, web beacons may be used to count the users who visit a web page or to deliver a cookie to the browser of a visitor viewing that website. Web beacons may also be used to provide information on the effectiveness of our email campaigns (e.g., open rates, clicks, forwards, etc.).

Security and Data Storing

Security is very important to us. All security procedures are in place to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of your User Information. We maintain strict physical, electronic, and administrative safeguards to protect your user information including your personal information from unauthorised or inappropriate access.

We follow generally accepted standards to collect, store and protect personal data, including the use of encryption. We retain personal data for as long as it is needed to provide the services you have requested, and thereafter for legal and service purposes. These may include retention periods mandated by legal, contractual, or similar obligations; for resolving, preserving, enforcing or defending our legal and contractual rights; needed to maintain adequate and accurate business and financial records or how you access, update or delete your data etc.

This website will take all reasonable efforts to ensure the confidentiality of personal data, uploaded information etc. and will take reasonable efforts to ensure that the information received from you is not misused. This website also reveals personal data/information uploaded by you in connection with any lawful process. While this website will take the above reasonable measures to guard against misuse of personal data/information submitted to it by you, this website cannot guarantee that someone will not overcome our security measures, including, without limitation, the security measures implemented on this Web site. Therefore, your posting of personal data/ information on this Web site constitutes your acceptance of this risk, and by posting personal data/information, you waive any right to seek legal relief from this website due to any misuse of your information.

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