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Privacy Policy

Background

ztudium Limited, incorporated in England (“Company”) recognizes the importance of Your privacy and is committed to ensuring that You are aware of how Your information is being used.

This policy describes the types of information the Company may collect from You or that You may provide in relation to the use or access of the Website, ztudium.com and the manner in which such information is collected used, processed, disclosed and maintained. Capitalised terms not defined herein shall have the same meaning as those ascribed to them in the Terms of Use. This Privacy Policy is subject to change at the Company’s sole discretion. Any changes to the Privacy Policy will be notified by a notice on the home page.

The Company will comply with requests and directions of all governmental, law enforcement or regulatory authorities, which it believes in good faith to be in accordance with any applicable law. Such compliance may include providing User Information, personally identifiable information or any other information available to such agency or authority. By providing any information on the Website, You consent to us providing such information to any governmental, law enforcement or regulatory authorities who exercise jurisdiction over the Company and the Website.

This Privacy policy shall form a part of the Terms of Use.

Non EU Visitors

Please read and understand the policy carefully. If You do not agree with our policies and our practices in the way we treat User Information, your choice is to not use the Website. Your use or access of the Website shall constitute Your agreement to this Privacy Policy.

BY ACCEPTING THE PRIVACY POLICY AND THE TERMS OF USE, YOU EXPRESSLY CONSENT TO COMPANY’S USE AND DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS PRIVACY POLICY

Applicability of the Policy

This policy shall apply to all information the Company collects on the Website, including but not limited to any information You upload, emails that You exchange with the Company, any information submitted by You to the Company.

The policy does not apply to, nor does the Company take any responsibility for, any information that is collected by any third party either using the Website or through any links on the Website or through any of the advertisements.

Nature of Information Collected and Manner of Collection

This policy shall apply to all information the Company collects on the Website, including but not limited to any information You upload, emails that You exchange with the Company, any information submitted by You to the Company.

The policy does not apply to, nor does the Company take any responsibility for, any information that is collected by any third party either using the Website or through any links on the Website or through any of the advertisements.

In the use of the Website, as You navigate through the Website, the Company may collect different types of information. This may include User Information, information that is personally identifiable, other information which may not be personally identifiable, information on the usage patterns of any user including You, searches that You have done on the Website, advertisements or third party links that You have visited, any emails or other correspondence You have exchanged on the Website or with the Company.

You understand that the information collected by the Company, may be collected directly or through tracking of Your usage of the Website. The usage details may include IP addresses, details of Your computer equipment, browser, location, connections, any information that the Company may collect through the use of cookies and other tracking technologies. The collection of data may in most cases be automatic.

”Cookies” are files that would be placed in Your system’s hard drive and are intended to improve Your User experience, by enabling the Company to track Your usage and preference.

These cookies may track Your Website usage, advertisement and links that You visit and other User data. Most cookies the Company uses are limited to a session, which mean they will be automatically deleted when Your session closes. You may decline these cookies by changing Your browser settings, if permitted, however do note that this may impact certain features of the Website or Your User experience in using the Website.

Note: Advertisements on the Website may be posted by third-party advertisers, and such third parties may use cookies and other automatic tracking technologies to collect information about You, including but not limited to web behavioural information and patterns. the Company does not control nor takes any responsibility for such third parties, their collection and use of information or their tracking technologies or how they may be used.

You also may provide information to be published or displayed or posted on the Website, or transmitted to other Users of the Website or third parties. Any such information is posted or transmitted to others at your own risk. Please be aware that the Company cannot control the actions of other Users of the Website with whom you may choose to share information with.

Use of Your Information

The information that we collect on the Website will be used for the purposes of allowing You to procure, advertise or bid for projects related to the provision of information technology services or information technology enabled services. The information including any User Information will be available to other registered Users of the Website.

No personally identifiable information will be disclosed or shared with any third party without Your express consent. For the purposes of this policy, personally identifiable information shall mean name; age; gender; bank account information; telephone numbers; location data; email addresses; payment, billing or shipping information; a history of projects transacted through the Company; customer service information about You as a User of the Company; or other information specifically related to your use of particular the Company services or offerings, including information that you publicly post using tools made available by the Company. Provided that if You are listed as an authorised contact for a buyer or a service provider, Your name and email address will be shared with other registered Users in relation to a project request, a proposal in response to a project request or advertisement.

Please do not include any personal information, personally identifiable information or sensitive personal information as part your submissions to the Company, except to the extent specifically needed to enroll as a buyer or service provider. If the Company determines that any information You have provided or uploaded violates the terms of this Privacy Policy, the Company has the right, in its absolute discretion, to delete or destroy such information without incurring any liability to You.

The Company will not publish, sell or rent Your personal information to third parties for their marketing purposes without Your explicit consent the Company may also use the information for analytical purposes, including but not limited to assessing usage data, usage patterns, estimate audience sizes and other similar activities.

You agree that we may use Your personal information to contact You and deliver information or targeted advertisements, administrative notices and any other communication relevant to Your use of the Website. If You do not wish to receive these communications, you can at any time change Your profile settings.

Disclosure of Your Information

The User Information You provide on the Website may be disclosed by the Company to its subscribers and registered Users, other third parties who access the Website, third party advertisers, our subsidiaries and affiliates, or to other third party service providers of the Company who require the information for the purposes of operating and maintaining the Website.

Data Security

The information that You provide, subject to disclosure in accordance with this Privacy Policy and Terms of Use, shall be maintained in a safe and secure manner. the Company’s databases and information are stored on secure servers with appropriate firewalls.

As a User of the Website, You have the responsibility to ensure data security. You should use the Website in a responsible manner. Do not share Your username or password with any person. You are solely responsible for all acts done under the username You are registered under.

Given the nature of internet transactions, the Company does not take any responsibility for the transmission of information including User Information to the Website. Any transmission of User Information on the internet is done at Your risk. the Company does not take any responsibility for You or any third party circumventing the privacy settings or security measures contained on the Website.

While the Company will use all reasonable efforts to ensure that Your User Information and other information submitted by You is safe and secure, it offers no representation, warranties or other assurances that the security measures are adequate, safe, fool proof or impenetrable.

Accessing and Updating Your Information

You can change, alter of otherwise modify or update Your User Information at any time by accessing the Website using Your registered username and accessing Your User account.

You may also change and/or delete any of the information You have submitted. Do note however, the Company reserves the rights to save any usage information and You are not entitled to seek the deletion of the same.

The Company at its sole discretion may permit or deny the change of any information, if it is believes the same is required to observe applicable laws.

Age Restrictions

The Website is only intended for Users who are of 18 years of age or older. If You are not of the requisite age, You are not to provide any User Information or other information. If it comes to the Company’s attention that any User Information or information pertains to an individual under the age of 18 years, such User Information or information will be deleted without notice to You.

EU Visitors

This privacy policy is established by the Company so that you know that if you do not consent, we will not, in any manner whatsoever, collect, store, process, or retain your personal data;

If you consent, then this privacy policy highlights the purpose for which we use your personal data and the method in which we use and protect your personal data. This policy also highlights our commitment to ensure that we only collect personal data which you have consented and which is needed for the purposes mentioned in this privacy policy. Further, we also have reasonable protective measures to ensure that there is no loss, misuse or alteration of your personal data, in our control;

Please be informed that the hosting facilities for our website/application are situated on a server in North Virginia and therefore your personal data will be stored and processed by us on an Amazon Web Services Server. However, it is equally important to inform you that our company is has adequate safeguards to ensure that your personal data is safe, protected, and will not be divulged or used in any manner which is detrimental to your interests. We ensure security through Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) connection.

Personal Data and Cookies

“Personal Data” means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person (‘data subject’); an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, an identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.

Please be informed, that the only personal data we may store and/or use, is your first name, last name, email address, phone number, designation, company, location and I.P. address.

First Party Cookies. The data we collect includes internet protocol addresses, browser types, web pages, operating systems, date/time stamps. To collect this information, a cookie is set on your computer or device when you visit our website. Cookies contain a small amount of information that allows our web servers to recognize you. We store information that we collect through cookies. We might also use the services provided by you to comply with the legal obligations brought by GDPR, such as managing your consents, requests, and company data (including this privacy policy). The data we collect includes internet protocol addresses, browser types, web pages, operating systems, date/time stamps etc.

Third-party cookies. We might also use other third-party services in order to provide you with our services. These services might set up their own cookies to remember you.

Purpose

The personal data which we collect will be used for the following purposes:

  • To subscribe to our email notifications and/or newsletters
  • For marketing communication — email marketing
  • For sales related communication
  • For the performance improvement of our website

The legal basis for this is the consent which you may provide to us as contained in the Consent Section of this privacy policy.

Consent

We will not collect, store, retain, or use, your personal data, without your free, specific, and unambiguous consent. By consenting to this privacy policy, you give us the permission to process the personal data listed in this policy, for the purposes listed in this policy;

This consent is obtained by us by way of an opt-in procedure, and by clicking consent acceptance check box on the form, you provide us consent to process your personal data in line with the present privacy policy;

Please note that you can withdraw this consent at any point in time, and we will immediately cease the use of your personal data, and will delete the same as soon as possible. It is as easy to withdraw consent, as it is to give us consent, and your consent can be withdrawn by writing to us at info@techabc.org.

Retaining and Deleting Personal Data

This Section sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal data.

Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.

We will retain your personal data for a minimum period of 1 weeks, and a maximum period of a lifetime.

Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section, we may retain your personal data where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.

Your Rights

In this Section, we summarize the rights that you have pursuant to your granting consent to us. Your principal rights under data protection law are:

  • the right to access;
  • the right to rectification;
  • the right to erasure;
  • the right to restrict processing;
  • the right to object to processing;
  • the right to data portability;
  • the right to complain to a supervisory authority; and
  • the right to withdraw consent.


You have the right to confirmation as to whether or not we process your personal data and, where we do, access to the personal data, together with certain additional information. That additional information includes details of the purposes of the processing, the categories of personal data concerned and the recipients of the personal data. Providing the rights and freedoms of others are not affected, we will supply to you a copy of your personal data. The first copy will be provided free of charge, but additional copies may be subject to a reasonable fee. You can access your personal data by writing to us at info@techabc.org.

You have the right to have any inaccurate personal data about you rectified and, taking into account the purposes of the processing, to have any incomplete personal data about you completed.

In some circumstances you have the right to the erasure of your personal data without undue delay. Those circumstances include a situation where you withdraw consent to consent-based processing;

In some circumstances you have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data. Those circumstances are: you contest the accuracy of the personal data; processing is unlawful but you oppose erasure; we no longer need the personal data for the purposes of our processing, but you require personal data for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; and you have objected to processing, pending the verification of that objection. Where processing has been restricted on this basis, we may continue to store your personal data. However, we will only otherwise process it: with your consent; for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims; for the protection of the rights of another natural or legal person; or for reasons of important public interest.

You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data on grounds relating to your particular situation, but only to the extent that the legal basis for the processing is that the processing is necessary for: the performance of a task carried out in the public interest or in the exercise of any official authority vested in us; or the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by us or by a third party. If you make such an objection, we will cease to process the personal information unless we can demonstrate compelling legitimate grounds for the processing which override your interests, rights and freedoms, or the processing is for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims.

You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data for direct marketing purposes (including profiling for direct marketing purposes). If you make such an objection, we will cease to process your personal data for this purpose.

To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal data is your consent, you have the right to receive your personal data from us in a structured, commonly used and machine- readable format.

If you consider that our processing of your personal information infringes data protection laws, you have a legal right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority responsible for data protection. You may do so in the EU member state of your habitual residence, your place of work or the place of the alleged infringement. To the extent that the legal basis for our processing of your personal information is consent, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. Withdrawal will not affect the lawfulness of processing before the withdrawal.

You may exercise any of your rights in relation to your personal data writing to us at info@techabc.org.

Children Under 16

Our services are not directed to children under sixteen and does not knowingly collect personally identifiable information from children under the age of sixteen. If you are under the age of sixteen, you must ask your parent or guardian for permission to use this website. If we learn that we have collected personal information of a child under sixteen, we will take the appropriate steps to delete such information from our files as soon as possible. If you learn that a child has provided us with personal information in violation of this Privacy Policy, you can alert us at info@techabc.org.

Cookies

A cookie is a small file created on your computer by a Web server, which can be referenced when that website is visited. Cookies cannot access files or other information stored on your computer. There are two types of cookies: session cookies and persistent cookies. Session cookies are used during a single website visit and are automatically deleted from your computer when you close your browser. Persistent cookies are used to track website activity over a longer period, and remain on your computer until either you choose to delete them or they expire.

Usage of Cookies

The Company uses persistent cookies in several places on our website so we can pre-populate forms to improve your ease of use. For example, the information provided during a brochure download is captured so that you do not need to enter it again when requesting additional documents.

The Company may also use persistent cookies to collect analytical information about how visitors use our website. For example, we may measure website usage, access to online services, and the level of interest in particular products. We use this information to improve our service and provide a better experience for visitors to our website.

Currently, we do not use cookies to collect information about identifiable individuals or use cookie information to offer products and services to individuals. If this changes in the future, we will update this section.

The Company never uses cookies to track your Internet use after you leave the Company website.

Acceptance of Cookies

Depending on the Web browser you use, you may be able to configure it to accept session cookies but disable persistent cookies. If you do this, you will be able to use the Company website, but your browser will not remember your personal preferences when you return to the Website (e.g. download forms will not be pre-filled).

Disclosure to Service Providers

The Company may transfer personal information to a third party who provides services for the Company, such as the distribution of our newsletter and other the Company publications. These parties are not allowed to use personally identifiable information except for the purpose of providing these services and under the supervision of the Company.

Analytics

We may employ third-party Service Providers for monitoring and analysing the usage of our Service.

Google Analytics provided by Google is used to share statistics and analyze the data for marketing and search engine optimization purposes based on data captured using cookies based on our Google Analytics account once the user visits the Company website.

Business Transfers

We reserve the right to transfer your personal information to a third party in the event of a sale, merger, liquidation, acquisition or similar event of all or substantially all of the assets of our company provided that the third party agrees to adhere to the terms of the Company Privacy Policy. You will be notified in the event of any such transfer and you will be afforded an opportunity to opt-out.

Government Inquiry

We reserve the right to share your personal information to respond to duly authorized information requests of governmental authorities or where required by law. However we shall intimate you of such a situation promptly. In such a scenario, where the law mandates, the Company, to share your personal information, we may not require your consent.

Links

This Website may contain links to other websites. The Company is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.

Changes to Privacy Policy

This privacy policy is effective as of 18/08/2022. This policy is amenable to changes if the law mandates such a change. It shall be your duty to check our Website to see recent changes. If you do not agree with the amended policy, you may exercise the rights contained in the section on ‘your rights’ of this policy.