THOUCENTRIC understands that your privacy is important. THOUCENTRIC is committed to protecting your privacy and personal information you provide or as you access and use materials on THOUCENTRIC.com (the “Site”), including the Site subscription pages or other websites or apps that post a link to this Privacy Statement. In addition, information that you submit to THOUCENTRIC in response to an email request for information or other outreach from THOUCENTRIC, or through Thoucentric employment application processes, will be treated in accordance with this Privacy Statement.
THOUCENTRIC may, in its discretion, amend this Privacy Statement from time to time. To ensure you are able to remain informed about the information we collect and how we use it, material changes to our statement will be reflected here. This Site may contain links to external sites which are not governed by this Privacy Statement. THOUCENTRIC does not take responsibility for the privacy practices of any third party sites to which we link. We encourage you to review the privacy policies of any such sites before you submit information there.
INFORMATION THAT WE COLLECT, AND HOW WE USE IT
What information do we collect?
THOUCENTRIC collects information from you when you create your account for the Site, request copies of publications, subscribe for email newsletters and press releases, seek additional information regarding our services or employment opportunities, databases, or register for conferences and other THOUCENTRIC-sponsored events. If you do not provide such information, you will not be able to create an account for the Site, request copies of publications, subscribe for email newsletters and press releases, seek additional information regarding our services or employment opportunities.
Personal information that we collect includes: names, addresses, e-mail addresses, phone numbers, unique personal identifiers, subject areas of interest and/or demographic information.
In addition, we sometimes aggregate demographic information and the types of systems and browsers of users THOUCENTRIC also may conduct user surveys on the Web or use technologies to provide THOUCENTRIC with information on a number of areas, such as user identity, user viewing habits, whether or not users found what they were searching for, whether the Site content is relevant to user needs, and the like.
How do we use personal information?
The purposes and uses of your personal information will depend on the use of the Site and the personal information provided. We process your personal information:
(i) for the purposes of safeguarding the legitimate interests pursued by THOUCENTRIC. This includes:
- Informing you about updates to the service and notifying you about other products and services offered by THOUCENTRIC that may be of interest to you, including information regarding publications and events
- Tailoring your experience at the Site with relevant THOUCENTRIC materials
- Understanding the Site’s user population, identifying subject areas of interest, and determining whether the Site is designed to work with the computer settings of a majority of our visitors
- Measuring and improving the effectiveness of THOUCENTRIC marketing programs across different channels.
- Improving our web content and navigation.
(ii) on the basis of your consent. Insofar as you have granted us consent to the processing of personal information for specific purposes (for example, your application form for employment with THOUCENTRIC), the lawfulness of such processing is based on your consent. You may withdraw your consent at any time.
(iii) for compliance with a legal obligation. This includes anti-fraud and anti-money laundering measures as well as tax and social security requirements.
We will not sell, share, or rent or otherwise make available your personal information to other parties, except that we may disclose the information to third parties who perform services on our behalf and have a need to access the information in connection with those services. Any third parties will only process this information to the extent to which and within the limits that THOUCENTRIC itself is permitted to process that data. In addition, THOUCENTRIC may disclose your contact information in response to inquiries by bona-fide rights owners in connection with allegations of infringement of copyright or other proprietary rights arising from information that you have posted on the Site or otherwise provided to THOUCENTRIC.
RETENTION OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
THOUCENTRIC retains your personal information for so long as is necessary to fulfil the purpose for which it was collected. We may retain your personal information for longer if they may be the subject of a legal claim, or may otherwise be relevant for future litigation.
COOKIES AND OTHER TRACKING TECHNOLOGIES
We use the following types of cookies:
“persistent cookies” to improve your experience when using the Site.
“session cookies” to enable your use of our Site and to remember your settings. Session cookies are deleted automatically at the end of your visit.
“web analytics cookies”. These cookies are used by us or third-party providers to analyze how the Site and our services are used, including the following types:
Web beacons. THOUCENTRIC includes a web beacon, which is a graphic image, in a majority of the HTML email messages we send. THOUCENTRIC uses web beacons, alone or in conjunction, with cookies to compile information about your usage of THOUCENTRIC websites and interaction with emails from THOUCENTRIC. We use the capability to determine whether or not an email has been received, opened, or when an URL has been clicked inside of an email that directs you to one of Thoucentric websites. These web beacons are used to: (i) operate and improve THOUCENTRIC websites, services, and email communications, (ii) send emails in a format user can read and (iii) track the aggregate number of emails opened. The web beacon does not collect your personal information, however the information compiled by the web beacon allows us to tie a user to information THOUCENTRIC has collected in data collection process as set out in this Privacy Statement. You may refuse the use of web beacons by selecting the appropriate settings on your email program to disable image and refraining from clicking on any links in email messages.
By continuing to browse or use our Sites and services, you agree that we can store and access cookies and other tracking technologies as described herein.
LINKS TO OTHER WEB SITES
This website contains links to other Web sites not operated by THOUCENTRIC.
THOUCENTRIC is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of any non-THOUCENTRIC web sites to which we link from the Site. We are not responsible for the protection and privacy of any information you provide whilst visiting other websites and sites not governed by our Privacy Statement. We cannot control the content or security of such websites. We cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage incurred by a user as a result of visiting such websites. No links are intended to be, nor should be construed as, an endorsement of any kind by us of that other website.
In accordance with applicable data protection laws, including but not limited to the GDPR, you have a right to request a copy of the personal information we hold about you and details of how we use that information. If any of the information held about you is incorrect or out of date, you have the right to amend or rectify it, please follow the process outlined below and we will amend our records where appropriate. You also have the right to require us to erase your personal data, stop processing your personal data, restricting the processing of your personal information, right of portability of your personal information and/or to withdraw your consent to processing. This may not apply if there are other legal justifications to continue processing. If you think we may have incorrect personal information or would like a copy of the personal information we hold on you, or to exercise any other data protection right, please contact us. Please note that we need you to prove who you are before we can provide you with any information.
You also have a right to lodge a complaint with a relevant supervisory authority.
USE OF THOUCENTRIC WEB SITES
Your access to and use of the Site are subject to this Privacy Statement and certain other terms and conditions, contained in our Terms and Conditions of Use.
For further questions you may contact the appropriate data protection point of contact:
Data Protection Office
Thoucentric Technology Private Limited