Website Private Policy

Privacy last revised: 25th October 2011

  1. Introduction:

    In the course of serving you as an individual client or as someone associated with a corporate or institutional client or as a educational institute, HyphenInc. may obtain personal information about you or your organisation. Obtaining this information is important to our ability to deliver the highest level of service to you, but we also recognize that you expect us to treat this information appropriately

    This policy describes the types of personal information we may collect about you, the purposes for which we use the information, the circumstances in which we may share the information and the steps that we take to safeguard the information to protect your privacy. As used throughout this policy, the term "HyphenInc." refers to The HyphenInc. group and its affiliates worldwide.

    HyphenInc is a privacy conscious organization. The following privacy statement explains how we protect our visitor’s information gathered in various ways.

    If you as a visitor/user of our training programme or our advisory services or any other products or services provided by HyphenInc., or choose to register or submit information via this website, you agree to the use of such data in accordance with this privacy statement. Please note that this site contains links to other websites, including without limitation, websites maintained by member firms of HyphenInc. group and their respective affiliates which may not be governed by this privacy statement. We encourage visitors to review each website's privacy statement before disclosing any personal information..

  2. The Sources of Information:

    The personal information we collect about you comes primarily from the feedback applications or other forms and materials you submit to HyphenInc. during the course of your relationship or interaction with us. We may also collect information about your transactions and experiences with HyphenInc. relating to the products and services being offered by HyphenInc. In addition, depending on the products or services you require, HyphenInc. may obtain additional information about you, such as your credit history, from credit rating agencies and other regulatory bodies.

    Finally, in the provision of financial advisory services to you or your organisation and subject to strict compliance with all applicable laws and regulations, information may be collected about you indirectly from monitoring or other means (e.g. recording of telephone calls and monitoring e-mails). In these circumstances, the information is not accessed on a continuous or routine basis, but it may be used for compliance or security purposes

  3. Information collection:

    As a visitor, you do not have to submit any personal information in order to use the website. The site only collects only personal information that is specifically and voluntarily provided by visitors. Such information may consist of, but is not limited to, your name, current job title, company address, email address and telephone and fax numbers.

    We do not usually seek sensitive information (e.g., data relating to race or ethnic origin, religious beliefs, criminal record, physical or mental health, or sexual orientation) from visitors. We will, where necessary, obtain visitors’ explicit consent to collect and use such information.

    You should know that HyphenInc. will not sell your personal information.

  4. Information Monitoring /cookies & web beacons:

    To ensure that our website is well managed and to facilitate improved navigation within the site, we or our service provider(s) may use cookies (small text files stored in a user’s browser) or Web beacons (electronic images that allow the website to count visitors who have accessed a particular page and to access certain cookies) to collect aggregate data. We may use such devices to track information on our systems and identify categories of visitors by items such as IP address, domain, browser type and pages visited. This information is used to analyze the number of visitors to different areas of the site and to make sure that our website is serving as a useful, effective information source.

    Neither our cookies nor Web beacons collect any personal information such as your name or email address. Further, most browsers permit individuals to decline cookies. Learn more about cookies and how to reject them. However, if you decline to use cookies, you may experience reduced functionality and, for sites serving authentication-related cookies, declining cookies will prevent you from using the Web site altogether.

    When you visit this site, your browser may be momentarily directed to the Web site of an ad server or other third party service provider. This re-direction process will not be apparent to you. These third party Web sites automatically receive your IP address when this happens, and they may also collect information from your interaction with our Web sites including computer and connection information, standard Web log information, and ad information. Such information does not identify you individually.

    HyphenInc. may or may not make available on this Web site third party applications such as content linking or sharing facilities. Information collected by providers of such applications is governed by their privacy policies.

    "Clickstream" data (e.g., information regarding which of our Web pages you access, the frequency of such access, and your product and service preferences) may be collected by HyphenInc. itself, or by our service providers, using cookies, Web beacons, page tags, or similar tools that are set when you visit our Web site or when you view an advertisement we have placed on another Web site. clickstream data and similar information may be shared internally within HyphenInc. and may be used: for administrative purposes; to assess the usage, value and performance of our online products and services; to improve your experience with our Web sites; and as otherwise permitted by applicable law or regulation. If you are a HyphenInc. client, this information helps us suggest products or service offerings that may be of interest to you. This information may be processed by us for the purposes described above, or on our behalf by third parties, solely in accordance with our instructions.

  5. Information use:

    Personal information submitted via this website is used only for limited purposes. For example, when you register to give your feedback, email us for any kind of queries, attend a hosted event, respond to a survey, or request future communications about specific areas of interest, the information you submit may be used. We may use your personal information to:

    • Administer, operate, facilitate and manage your relationship and/or account with HyphenInc. This may include sharing such information internally as well as disclosing it to third parties, as described in the following two sections, respectively;
    • Provide you with information (such as research), recommendations, or advice concerning products and services offered by HyphenInc.;
    • Facilitate our internal business operations, including assessing and managing risk and fulfilling our legal and regulatory requirements.

    In addition, the webmasters may, where necessary, use your information for various site related tasks.

    You may at any time request that we discontinue sending you emails or other communications generated in response to your registration/query on this website. If your relationship with HyphenInc. ends, HyphenInc. will continue to treat your personal information, to the extent we retain it, as described in this privacy policy.

  6. Disclosure of information to third parties:

    Although we may provide visitors or users of our services, information to service providers that handle information on our behalf, we will usually not share the information with third parties or other HyphenInc. entities for secondary or unrelated purposes unless otherwise disclosed at the point of collection.

    Personal information may be transmitted internationally through the HyphenInc. website or to third parties for the purposes identified above. This may include transfer to countries without data protection rules similar to those in effect in your country of residence. By providing information through this website, you are consenting to such transfers. Where appropriate, personal information may be disclosed to law enforcement, regulatory, or other government agencies, or third parties where necessary to comply with legal or regulatory obligations or requests or for the purposes identified above.

  7. Access :

    If you have submitted personal information to HyphenInc., under most circumstances you have the right to reasonable access to that data to correct any inaccuracies. You can also make a request to update or remove information about you by contacting info@hypheninc.co.in , and we will make all reasonable and practical efforts to comply with your request, so long as it is consistent with applicable law and professional standards.

  8. Information security & Integrity :

    We will take all measures to protect all information provided by visitors via this website from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction but despite HyphenInc. best efforts, however, security cannot be absolutely guaranteed against all threats. To the best of our ability, access to your personal information is limited to those who have a need to know. Those individuals who have access to the data are required to maintain the confidentiality of such information. We also make reasonable efforts to retain personal information only for so long as the information is necessary to comply with an individual’s request or until that person asks that the information be deleted. We may not be responsible for any data getting used due to hacking or unauthorised access etc.

  9. Changes to our privacy statement :

    HyphenInc. reserves the right to modify or amend this privacy statement at any time and for any reason. When we make changes to this statement, we will amend the revision date at the top of this page. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy statement to be informed about how we are protecting your information. Nothing contained herein creates or is intended to create a contract or agreement between HyphenInc. and any user visiting the website or providing identifying information of any kind.

  10. Visitors' questions :

    If you have any questions or concerns regarding your privacy while using this website, please direct them to webmaster services using the contact us link.


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