Welcome to the Gravita India Limited ("Gravita," "we," "our," or "us") Privacy and Cookies Policy. At Gravita, we hold the values of Fairness, Trust, Respect, Passion, and Nurturing Relationships close to our heart. Protecting your privacy and ensuring the security of your personal information aligns seamlessly with these core values.
This privacy statement extends its protective embrace to our main website, www.gravitaindia.com, as well as to Gravita dot com sub-domains (occasionally referred to as “microsites”). We kindly advise you to take note that these websites may contain links to third-party websites, each possessing its own unique privacy practices that may differ from those of Gravita India Ltd. In such cases, if you choose to provide personal data, it will be governed by the privacy statements of those respective websites.
Your trust in Gravita is of paramount importance to us, and we are committed to ensuring that your privacy and data security are upheld at every turn.
In this Privacy and Cookies Policy, we provide the following definitions to ensure a clear understanding:
- Data: Encompasses all information you submit to Gravita via the Website and any information accessed by Gravita during your visit to the Website.
- Cookies: Small files placed on your device by our Website when you visit, which allow the Website to remember your actions or preferences for a certain period of time.
- Data Protection Laws: Any relevant laws governing the processing of personal data, and any applicable local data protection laws.
- Gravita or us: Gravita India Limited, a company incorporated in India with its registered office located at Jaipur, Rajasthan, India.
- User or you: The natural person who accesses the Website.
- Website: The website that you are currently using, www.gravitaindia.com, and any sub-domains of this site, unless explicitly excluded by its specific terms and conditions.
At Gravita, our data collection serves the operational needs of this website. We offer you the opportunity to interact with us in two ways:
- Voluntary Data Submission: You can actively choose to provide certain data directly to us, enhancing your engagement with our website. This might include information like your name, email address, or other personal details.
- Automatic Data Collection: In addition to your voluntary contributions, certain data is collected automatically during your interaction with our website. This may encompass technical information such as your IP address and browsing behaviour.
We respect your privacy and offer you control over the data we gather. When prompted, you have the ability to make choices regarding the specific personal data you wish to share. This empowers you to tailor your engagement with us in a manner that aligns with your preferences.
Your control over the data collection process is an important aspect of our commitment to safeguarding your privacy. You can choose to decline providing certain personal data when prompted, ensuring that your online experience with us remains within your desired boundaries.
At Gravita, we collect various types of information that may allow for your identification. This information is essential for us to provide you with a tailored and seamless experience on our website. Below, we outline the specific categories of data we collect and provide transparency regarding our intentions:
- Contact Information: We gather contact details such as your first and last name, organization, email address, country, contact number, and other related contact information. This data is collected to facilitate communication with you, respond to inquiries, and provide you with relevant updates and services.
- User Profile: In addition, we may collect data related to your user profile. This includes details such as your profession, academic year (if applicable), IP address, job designation, and other pertinent information. This information aids us in understanding your preferences and needs, enabling us to offer you a more personalized and efficient experience on our website.
How We Collect Data
We collect data in the following ways:
- Data given to us by you directly.
- Data collected automatically during your visit to the Website.
Data Shared by You
Gravita may collect your data in several ways through your use of this Website, including but not limited to:
- When you contact us through the Website (via forms, email addresses, hyperlinks, or social media addresses provided).
- When you register to receive our products, services, newsletters, or other communications.
- When you participate in surveys, competitions, promotions, or subscribe to newsletters.
- When you visit our webpages and interact with our content.
Data Collected Automatically
- We automatically collect information about your visit, such as IP address, browsing details, device details, and language settings. This helps us improve our content and site performance.
- Our web servers or affiliates who provide analytics and performance enhancement services collect IP address, operating system details, browsing details, device details and language settings. This information is aggregated to measure the number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed and similar information. Gravita uses this information to measure the site usage, improve content and to ensure safety and security, as well enhance performance of the Website.
- Cookies: We may collect your data via cookies in line with the cookie settings on your browser. For more information about cookies, please refer to the "Cookies" section below.
Our Use of Data
We may use your data for various purposes, including but not limited to:
- Enhancing Product and Service Quality: Your data aids us in continually improving our products and services, ensuring they align with your evolving needs.
- Informing and Engaging: We may reach out to you via email or other communication channels to share valuable insights, updates, and marketing materials about Gravita's offerings.
- Seeking Your Perspective: Your opinions matter to us. We may contact you to participate in surveys or provide feedback, allowing us to fine-tune our offerings and understand your preferences.
- Informing You About Gravita: We use your data to provide information about Gravita and the comprehensive suite of services we offer, ensuring you stay informed about our latest developments.
- Marketing Initiatives: With your appropriate consent, we execute targeted marketing campaigns and promotional communications. Your preferences are of utmost importance, and we respect your choices.
Rest assured that we utilize your data only if we deem it necessary for our legitimate interests. We respect your privacy, and in certain circumstances, you have the right to object to the use of your data (details available in the "Your Rights" section below).
Your data may also be used to display advertisements and other content on external websites. If you prefer not to have your data used for this purpose, you can manage your preferences by adjusting the relevant cookie settings (please refer to the "Cookies" section below).
Data is instrumental in safeguarding the security and integrity of our website. It allows us to detect and mitigate potential threats, ensuring your online experience remains safe and secure.
Who We Share Data With
At Gravita, we prioritize the protection and privacy of your data. We share your personal data with select parties under specific circumstances, always in accordance with applicable data protection laws and regulations. Here's how we share data:
- Gravita-Controlled Entities: We may share your personal data with affiliated entities and subsidiaries within the Gravita group for program-related purposes. Rest assured, these entities adhere to the same stringent data protection standards as Gravita.
- Service Providers and Partners: We may engage third-party service providers, vendors, agents, and advisors to assist us in various aspects of our operations. These partners work on our behalf, and we ensure they adhere to rigorous data protection standards.
- Legal Compliance: There may be instances where we are legally obligated to share your personal data in response to valid legal processes, court orders, or to comply with applicable laws and regulations. We do so while ensuring that your privacy rights are protected.
- Website Security: To maintain the security and integrity of our website, including preventing and addressing potential cyber threats, we may share data with entities that provide cybersecurity and system protection services.
We prioritize your privacy and exercise utmost care when sharing your data with third parties. Our commitment is to ensure that your data is treated with the same level of care and protection, regardless of the destination, and in full compliance with relevant data protection laws.
We usually do not share other personal Data collected from the Website with other third parties. However, this may happen if:
- You request or authorize us to do so;
- We need to comply with applicable law or respond to valid legal process; or
- We need to operate and maintain the security of this website, including to prevent or stop an attack on our computer systems or networks.
Keeping Data Secure
Ensuring the security of your data is a fundamental commitment at Gravita. We employ a range of technical and organizational measures to protect your data from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.
Technical and organisational measures include measures to deal with any suspected data breach. If you suspect any misuse or loss or unauthorised access to your Data, please let us know immediately by contacting us via e-mail, social media or telephone.
Here's how we safeguard your data:
- Access Controls: Our systems are fortified with stringent access controls. This means that only authorized personnel who require access to your data for legitimate purposes are granted permission.
- Regular Audits: We conduct regular security audits and assessments to identify vulnerabilities and potential threats. These assessments help us maintain the highest security standards and promptly address any issues that may arise.
- Data Minimization: We adhere to the principle of data minimization, which means that we only collect and retain the data necessary for the intended purposes. This minimizes the risk associated with the unnecessary storage of personal information.
- Employee Training: Our staff undergoes regular training to ensure they are well-informed about data security practices and aware of potential threats. This ensures that data protection is a shared responsibility across our organization.
- Continual Improvement: Our commitment to data security is ongoing, and we continuously assess and enhance our security measures to adapt to evolving threats and industry standards.
We understand the critical importance of data security and strive to maintain the highest level of protection for your information. Our security measures are agile and designed to evolve with the ever-changing cybersecurity landscape, ensuring that your data remains safe and confidential.
Retention of Personal Data
We retain personal Data for as long as necessary to provide the access to and use of the website, or for other essential purposes such as complying with our legal obligations, resolving disputes and enforcing our agreements. Because these needs can vary for different data types and purposes, actual retention periods can vary significantly.
Even if we delete your Data, it may persist on backup or archival media for audit, legal, tax or regulatory purposes.
At Gravita, we respect your data rights and take your privacy seriously. We process your data for specific purposes, including providing the website you use, running our business, fulfilling contractual and legal obligations, safeguarding system security, and pursuing legitimate interests outlined in this privacy statement.
In accordance with applicable data protection laws, you have the following rights concerning your data:
- Copies of the information we hold about you at any time, or
- Modification, updates, or deletion of such information.
We typically do not charge for providing access to your data unless your request is manifestly unfounded or excessive. In cases where we may legally refuse your request, we will transparently communicate the reasons for our decision.
If you wish to manage your contact data, email subscriptions, or promotional communications, please send your requests to email@example.com. We appreciate the importance of ensuring that the data we hold about you is accurate and up-to-date. Kindly inform us of any changes to your data during the period for which we retain it.
Your data rights are an essential aspect of our commitment to your privacy. We are dedicated to facilitating the exercise of these rights and ensuring your data remains accurate and secure.
Security of Personal Data
At Gravita, we are steadfast in our commitment to protecting the security of your personal data. In addition to the measures already outlined in section 10, we are dedicated to ensuring ongoing security through the following means:
- Regular Security Audits: We conduct periodic security audits and assessments to identify potential vulnerabilities and threats. These assessments enable us to maintain the highest standards of data security and swiftly address any emerging risks.
- Continuous Improvement: Our approach to data security is not static. We continually assess and enhance our security measures to adapt to evolving threats, industry best practices, and regulatory requirements.
These ongoing efforts, combined with the security measures previously detailed, underscore our unwavering commitment to safeguarding your personal data. Your trust is of paramount importance to us, and we are dedicated to ensuring that your data remains secure, confidential, and protected.
Where We Store and Process Personal Data
In the interest of transparency and accountability, we want to provide you with a clear understanding of where your personal data is stored and processed:
- Geographic Location: Personal data collected and processed under this statement may be hosted on servers located both within India and in the United States. Our commitment to data protection extends across borders, and we ensure that your data is processed in compliance with the provisions of this statement and the requirements of applicable data protection laws, regardless of its physical location.
- Data Protection Safeguards: To guarantee that your data enjoys an adequate level of protection, we have established appropriate safeguards and procedures in collaboration with third parties, especially when data is transferred to locations outside. These safeguards are designed to ensure that your data is treated in a manner consistent with relevant jurisdictions.
Your data is handled with the utmost care and respect for your privacy, regardless of where it is stored or processed. Our commitment to maintaining the highest standards of data protection remains unwavering, irrespective of geographic boundaries.
Links to Other Websites
Our website may contain links to external websites for your convenience. However, it's essential to understand that we are not responsible for the content or privacy practices of these third-party websites. Before using them, we recommend reading their privacy statements to ensure that your data is handled in a manner that aligns with your expectations.
Our website may utilize certain Cookies to enhance your browsing experience. These Cookies are designed to improve the functionality and usability of our website. Before these Cookies are placed on your device, you will be presented with a message bar requesting your consent to set them. While you have the option to deny consent to the placement of Cookies, please note that this may impact the full functionality of certain features on our website.
You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies, but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser.
The Cookies used on our website fall into the following categories:
Analytics Cookies: We utilize Google Analytics to track visitor traffic and site performance. These Cookies collect anonymous information, such as the average time spent on the website, pages viewed, and other relevant usage statistics. They help us analyze and enhance our content and site performance. If you wish to opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics, please visit Google's Analytics Opt-out Page : https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout .
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Please be aware that disabling Cookies may result in the loss of certain functionality on our website, including personalized settings. It is recommended that you keep your internet browser up-to-date and refer to the guidance provided by your browser's developer if you have any questions about adjusting your privacy settings regarding Cookies. Your privacy and online experience are important to us, and we are committed to providing you with clear choices and control over your data.
You can choose to delete Cookies at any time
You have the option to delete Cookies stored on your device at any time. However, it's important to be aware that deleting Cookies may result in the loss of certain information that enables you to access our website more quickly and efficiently, including personalized settings.
To ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and to obtain guidance on adjusting your privacy settings, please consult the help and guidance provided by your browser's developer. We encourage you to stay informed about your privacy preferences and take necessary steps to manage Cookies based on your individual needs and preferences. Your control over Cookies is essential to us, and we respect your choices in managing your online experience.
It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date
Maintaining an up-to-date internet browser is a critical aspect of ensuring a secure and privacy-conscious online experience. We recommend that you regularly check for updates to your browser and follow the guidance provided by your browser's developer.
By keeping your browser current, you not only benefit from the latest security features but also have greater control over your privacy settings. This includes managing Cookies, adjusting tracking preferences, and enhancing overall online security.
If you ever have questions or require assistance regarding your browser settings and privacy options, please do not hesitate to reach out to the support team.
Changes to this Privacy Statement
We reserve the right to change this Privacy and Cookies Policy as necessary or required by law. Any changes will be posted on the Website, and your continued use of the Website constitutes acceptance of the revised policy.
If you have any questions, concerns, or require further clarification regarding this Privacy and Cookies Policy or our data practices, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us. You can reach us at firstname.lastname@example.org, and our dedicated team will be ready to assist you.
We value your privacy and are committed to addressing any inquiries or issues you may have. Your feedback and questions are essential in helping us maintain the highest standards of data protection and transparency. We appreciate your trust in Gravita, and we are here to support you in any way we can.
This Privacy and Cookies Policy was last updated on Oct 31, 2023.