At HPG Consulting we are proponents of safeguarding and preserving personal and informational privacy. This is ensured when you are visiting our site or communicating electronically with us.
This Policy is updated regularly concomitant to the guidelines of statutory bodies. So kindly review this Policy regularly.
For the purpose of the Information Technology Act, 2000, we nominate HPG Consulting as our data controller.
HPG Consulting is subject to the Indian Information Technology Act, 2000 and is registered in India with the Information Commissioner to process your personal information.
Information collected by us:
In the routine operations of our website we may collect and process the following data about you:
Details of your visits to our website and the resources that you access, including, but not limited to, traffic data, location data, weblogs, IP address, operating system, access times, browser type and other communication data.
Information provided by you while filling in forms on our website, during the course of registering for information or making a purchase.
Information provided to us when you communicate with us for any reason.
We may gather information about your computer for our services and to collate statistical information regarding the use of our website.
No information we collect will identify you personally. The data is statistical in nature regarding our visitors and their use of our site. This statistical data does not identify any personal details whatsoever.
We may gather information about your general internet use by the way of a cookie file. These cookies are downloaded to your computer automatically. This cookie file is stored on the hard drive of your computer as cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. Cookies help improve the website and services we provide to you.
All computers have the ability and right to decline cookies. You can do this by activating the setting on your browser enabling you to decline the cookies. Please be informed that should you choose to decline cookies, you may be unable to access or use certain parts and functionalities of our website.
Cookies we set on our own sites
Mailchimp is used for mailing list sign-up and management
Cookies set on our sites by our commercial service providers
Google Analytics provide statistical information for us anonymously. IP addresses and information from other cookies are processed and used on our sites to assess page views, user volume, browser preferences, locations among others.
Social media platforms
This website and its principles are part of Social media platforms where Communication, engagement and actions happen. The usage on these platforms is subject to the Privacy Policies and Terms & Conditions of these respective platforms.
We recommend user discretion while accessing social media platforms to communicate/engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. We will never ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact us through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.
This website uses social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platforms. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.
Shortened links in social media
This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default, some social media platforms shorten lengthy URLs
Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened URLs published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine URLs are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.
SETTING UP YOUR BROWSER TO CONTROL OR DELETE COOKIES
You can find up-to-date information clearly explaining how to control or delete cookies on your Windows PC or Apple Mac at www.aboutcookies.org
To control or delete cookies on your mobile phone, please refer to your handset manufacturer’s help manual.
Use of your information
The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to provide our services to you. In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:
To provide you with the information requested from us, relating to our products or services. To provide information on other products or services within our group of companies, subsidiaries, related companies and affiliates, which we feel may be of interest to you.
To meet our contractual commitments to you.
To notify you about any changes to our website, such as improvements or service/product changes, that may affect our service.
Personalise your experience.
If you are a previous or existing customer, we may contact you with information about products and services similar to those which were the subject of a previous sale to you.
You may stop these messages at any time by opting-out using the opt-out tool at the bottom of the email communication.
Information about other people
On certain parts of the website, you can submit information about other people. For example, you may be able to provide an email address of colleagues who may be interested in registering to attend an event. We will use this information to contact these people for the purposes of increasing event attendance.
These messages can be stopped at any time by opting-out using the opt-out tool at the bottom of the email communication.
Chat and message boards
A number of websites within our group of companies, subsidiaries, related companies and affiliates offer chat and message boards. Please be advised that information posted in these venues may become public knowledge.
Storing your personal data
Data that is provided to us is stored on our secure servers. Details relating to any transactions entered into on our site will be encrypted to ensure its safety.
The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk. Where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password so that you can access certain parts of our site, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential.
Disclosing your information
Where applicable, we may disclose your personal and non-personal information to any member of our group. This includes, where applicable, subsidiaries, related companies or affiliates.
Where we to sell any or all of our business and/or our assets to a third party.
Where we are legally required to disclose your information.
To assist fraud protection and minimise credit risk.
Please note that we do not collect any personal information from children under thirteen years of age and that no child under thirteen should submit any personal information to any of the Sites. Should we discover that any such personal information has been delivered to any of the Sites, we will remove that information as soon as possible.