Privacy Policy

 Privacy of Proteus Technologies Pvt Ltd. reffered as “Proteus” in ths document 

This Policy applies to residents of India only and limited to the use of the websites of Proteus

This Privacy Policy explains how we handle the personal information that you provide to us on Web sites controlled by Proteus  (including its subsidiaries and affiliates) which link to this Privacy Policy (referred to as “Proteus  Web sites”). This Privacy Policy does not apply to personal information collected from you offline (unless otherwise specified), to Proteus  Web sites that do not link to this Privacy Policy, to residents of countries other than or to third-party Web sites to which Proteus  Web sites may link. Your use of Proteus  Web sites, which link to this Privacy Policy, is subject to this Privacy Policy and the Terms of Use 

Please read this Privacy Policy before using Proteus  Web sites or submitting personal information to us.

This privacy policy excludes  applications and software hosted by Proteus or its subsidiaries  which are governed by their respective policies terms and condition. Please review the respective policies.

HOW DOES THIS PRIVACY POLICY DEFINE “PERSONAL INFORMATION”?

“Personal Information” means information that identifies you or could reasonably be used to identify you and which is submitted to and/or collected by Proteus  Web sites and maintained by Proteus  in an accessible form. Examples of personal information include your name, your postal address and your telephone number.

HOW DOES PROTEUS  COLLECT INFORMATION ONLINE?

Proteus  collects information in two ways:

  • Personal Information you submit: Proteus  collects personal information that you enter into data fields on Proteus  Web sites. For example, you may submit your name, postal address, e-mail address, and/or other information in order to receive information about various subjects, register for Proteus  programs, contact Proteus  customer service, or respond to Proteus  surveys. To protect your privacy, you should not provide Proteus  with any information that is not specifically requested or that you do not wish to share.
  • Passive Collection of Unidentifiable Information: Proteus  Web sites may collect information about your visits to Proteus  Web sites without you actively submitting such information. Unidentifiable information may be collected using various technologies, such as cookies, Internet tags, and web beacons. Your Internet browser automatically transmits to Proteus  Web sites some of this unidentifiable information, such as the URL of the Web site you just visited and the browser version your computer is operating. Passive information collection technologies can make your use of Proteus  Web sites easier by allowing Proteus  to provide better service, customize sites based on consumer preferences, compile statistics, analyze trends, and otherwise administer and improve Proteus  Web sites. Certain features of Proteus  Web sites may not work without use of passive information collection technologies. Information collected by these technologies cannot be used to identity you without additional identifiable information.

IN WHAT CIRCUMSTANCES MIGHT PROTEUS COLLECT AND USE PERSONAL INFORMATION?

Proteus  will use the personal information you provide through Proteus  Web sites to respond to your questions and to provide you with efficient customer service. After you have entered personal information into a form or data field on an Proteus  Web site, Proteus  may use certain identifying technologies to allow that Web site to “remember” your personal preferences, such as sections of that Web site that you visit frequently and, if you choose, your user ID. We may also use this personal information for other business purposes, such as to offer you the opportunity to receive notices regarding Proteus ’s products or services or to invite you to participate in surveys about our products.

DOES PROTEUS  CONSOLIDATE PERSONAL INFORMATION?

Proteus  may consolidate the personal information of customers who use Proteus  Web sites. We use this information to help us better design Proteus  Web sites and Proteus  products, to communicate information to you, to enhance our marketing and research activities, and to facilitate other business functions.

WHAT CHOICES DO I HAVE ABOUT HOW PROTEUS  COLLECTS AND USES PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT ME?

You may always limit the amount and type of personal information that Proteus  receives about you by choosing not to enter any personal information into forms or data fields on Proteus  Web sites. Some of our online services can only be provided to you if you provide us with appropriate personal information. Other parts of Proteus  Web sites may ask whether you wish to opt out or opt into our contact lists for offers, promotions and additional services that may be of interest to you.

You may also be provided with preference questions or preference boxes allowing you to indicate that you do not want Proteus  Web sites to use tracking technologies, such as cookies, to “remember” your personal information, such as user IDs or mailing addresses, on return visits. However, Proteus  Web sites that use tracking technologies to collect unidentifiable information do not generally provide you with the ability to opt out of the tracking technologies. Some Internet browsers allow you to limit or disable the use of tracking technologies that collect unidentifiable information.

WHO WILL HAVE ACCESS TO PERSONAL INFORMATION ABOUT ME?

Personal information can be accessed by a restricted number of Proteus  employees, by certain companies, third party processing, storage, etc. with which Proteus  may conduct joint programs, and by individuals and entities with whom Proteus  contracts to carry out business activities for Proteus . We train our employees about the importance of privacy and how to handle and manage customer data appropriately and securely. Also, it is Proteus ’s practice to notify you if you are registering for a program which is conducted in conjunction with another company that may require access to your personal information. In addition, Proteus ’s practice is to require its contractors to keep your personal information confidential and to use personal information only to perform functions for Proteus .

DOES PROTEUS  SHARE PERSONAL INFORMATION WITH THIRD PARTIES?

As a general rule, Proteus  does not share your personal information with third parties, unless it is necessary to conduct a joint program or to carry out a program or activity (such as data storage, analysis or processing) through a contractor/third party. For this purpose, Proteus /third party may transfer his information outside of India. Where required by law, Proteus  will not disclose your personal information to third parties for those third parties’ marketing purposes, unless you have been provided with an opportunity to opt into or opt out of this disclosure. However, if Proteus  sells one of its product lines or divisions, your personal information may be transferred to the buyer so that the buyer can continue to provide you with information and services. If Proteus  provides your personal information to individuals and entities which assist us with our business activities, it is Proteus ’s practice to require those individuals and entities to keep your personal information confidential and to use your personal information only to perform functions for Proteus . Proteus  reserves the right to disclose your personal information to respond to authorized information requests from government authorities, to address national security situations, or when otherwise required by law.

HOW DOES PROTEUS  SECURE PERSONAL INFORMATION?

It is Proteus ’s practice to secure each web page that collects personal information; however, the confidentiality of personal information transmitted over the Internet cannot be guaranteed. We urge you to exercise caution when transmitting personal information over the Internet, especially personal information related to your health. Proteus  cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will not gain access to your personal information; therefore, when submitting personal information to Proteus  Web sites, you must weigh both the benefits and the risks. In addition, Proteus  Web sites covered by this Privacy Policy will display a warning whenever you link to a Web site that is not controlled by Proteus  or subject to an Proteus  Privacy Policy; you should check the privacy policies of such third-party Web sites before submitting personal information. Personal information is stored in Proteus  common servers and Proteus  has reasonable security Practices and Procedures for securing such information.

HOW DOES PROTEUS  PROTECT THE PRIVACY OF CHILDREN?

Proteus  does not knowingly collect or use any personal information from children (we define “children” as minors younger than 13) on Proteus  Web sites. We do not knowingly allow children to order our products, communicate with us, or use any of our online services. If you are a parent and become aware that your child has provided us with information, please contact us using one of the methods specified below, and we will work with you to address this issue.

HOW MAY I CORRECT PERSONAL INFORMATION OR DELETE IT FROM CURRENT CUSTOMER RECORDS?

You may request to remove your personal information from our current customer records or to amend your personal information. Please notify us of your wishes by contacting us in one of the ways specified below. For our record keeping purposes, we will retain certain personal information you submit.

HOW CAN I CONTACT Proteus ?

If you have questions about the use, amendment, or deletion of personal information that you have provided to us, or if you would like to opt out of future communications from an Proteus  business or a particular Proteus  program, please contact us by clicking on the “Contact Us” link on the Web site you are visiting or by e-mailing us at marketing@proteustech.in Alternatively, you may send a letter to the following address:

Proteus  India Limited
Customer Services Dept
Neelkanth Business Park
Vidyavihar
Mumbai 400086

In all communications to Proteus , please include the e–mail address used for registration (if applicable), the Web site address or the specific Proteus  program to which you provided personal information), and a detailed explanation of your request. If you would like to delete or amend your personal information and are contacting us by e-mail, please put “Deletion Request” or “Amendment Request, as applicable, in the subject line of the e-mail. We will do our best to respond to all reasonable requests in a timely manner.

HOW WILL I KNOW WHETHER Proteus  HAS UPDATED THIS POLICY?

Proteus  reserves the right to amend this Privacy Policy without prior notice to reflect technological advancements, legal and regulatory changes and good business practices. If Proteus  changes its privacy practices, a new Privacy Policy will reflect those changes and the effective date of the revised Privacy Policy will be set forth in this paragraph. We recommend that you visit this Policy every time you are about to provide Proteus  with your personal information.