Information we collect
Contact information. We might collect your name, email, mobile number, phone number, street, city, state, pincode, country and ip address.
Payment and billing information. We might collect your billing name, billing address and payment method when you buy a service or membership . We NEVER collect your credit card number or credit card expiry date or other details pertaining to your credit card on our Site. Credit card information will be obtained and processed by our online payment partner CC Avenue and Pay Pal.
Information you post. We collect information you post in a public space on our Site or on a third-party social media site belonging to Markasm.com.
Demographic information. We may collect demographic information about you, events you like, events you intend to participate in, tickets you buy, or any other information provided by your during the use of our Site. We might collect this as a part of a survey also.
Other information. If you use our Site we may collect information about your IP address and the browser you're using. We might look at what site you came from, duration of time spent on our Site, pages accessed or what site you visit when you leave us. We might also collect the type of mobile device you are using, or the version of the operating system your computer or device is running.
We collect information in different ways.
We collect information directly from you. We collect information directly from you when you register for an event or buy tickets. We also collect information if you post a comment on our Site or ask us a question through phone or email.
We collect information from you passively. We use tracking tools like Google Analytics, Google Webmaster, browser cookies and web beacons for collecting information about your usage of our Site.
We get information about you from third parties. For example, if you use an integrated social media feature on our Site. The third-party social media site will give us certain information about you. This could include your name and email address.
When you visit the Site, we automatically collect certain information about your device, including information about your web browser, IP address, time zone, and some of the cookies that are installed on your device. Additionally, as you browse the Site, we collect information about the individual web pages or products or services that you view, what Site or search terms referred you to the Site, and information about how you interact with the Site. We refer to this automatically-collected information as “Device Information.”
We collect Device Information using the following technologies:
- “Cookies” are data files that are placed on your device or computer and often include an anonymous unique identifier. For more information about cookies, and how to disable cookies, visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org.
- “Log files” track actions occurring on the Site, and collect data including your IP address, browser type, Internet service provider, referring/exit pages, and date/time stamps.
- “Web beacons,” “tags,” and “pixels” are electronic files used to record information about how you browse the Site.
Additionally when you try to make registrations/submissions, we collect certain information from you, including your name, billing address, payment information (including credit card numbers), email address, and phone number, location, professional experience data, educational information, professional resume, picture of your face and URL links of other professional websites/platforms . We refer to this information as “Member Information.”
HOW DO WE USE YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION?
Use of your personal information
We use information to contact you: We might use the information you provide to contact you for confirmation of a purchase on our Site or for other promotional purposes.
We use information to respond to your requests or questions. We might use your information to confirm your registration for an event or contest.
We use information to improve our products and services. We might use your information to customize your experience with us. This could include displaying content based upon your preferences.
We use information to look at site trends and customer interests. We may use your information to make our Site and products better. We may combine information we get from you with information about you we get from third parties.
We use information for security purposes. We may use information to protect our company, our customers, or our Site.
We use information for marketing purposes. We might send you information about special promotions or offers. We might also tell you about new features or products. These might be our own offers or products, or third-party offers or products we think you might find interesting. Or, for example, if you buy tickets from us we'll enroll you in our newsletter.
We use information to send you transactional communications. We might send you emails or SMS about your account or a membership purchase or other purchases.
We use information as otherwise permitted by law.
We use the Member Information that we collect generally to find and be found for business opportunities, to connect with others, find information and network . Additionally, we use this Member Information to:
Communicate with you;
When in line with the preferences you have shared with us, provide you with information or advertising relating to our products or services.
We use the Device Information that we collect to help us screen for potential risk and fraud (in particular, your IP address), and more generally to improve and optimize our Site (for example, by generating analytics about how our members browse and interact with the Site, and to assess the success of our marketing and advertising campaigns).
SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
Sharing of information with third-parties
We will share information with third parties who perform services on our behalf. We share information with vendors who help us manage our online registration process or payment processors or transactional message processors. Some vendors may be located outside of India.
We will share information with the event organizers. We share your information with event organizers and other parties responsible for fulfilling the purchase obligation. The event organizers and other parties may use the information we give them as described in their privacy policies.
We will share information with our business partners. This includes a third party who provide or sponsor an event, or who operates a venue where we hold events. Our partners use the information we give them as described in their privacy policies.
We may share information if we think we have to in order to comply with the law or to protect ourselves. We will share information to respond to a court order or subpoena. We may also share it if a government agency or investigatory body requests. Or, we might also share information when we are investigating potential fraud.
We may share information with any successor to all or part of our business. For example, if part of our business is sold we may give our customer list as part of that transaction.
We may share your information for reasons not described in this policy. We will tell you before we do this.
We use Google Analytics to help us understand how our customers use the Site--you can read more about how Google uses your Personal Information here: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/. You can also opt-out of Google Analytics here: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.
Finally, we may also share your Personal Information to comply with applicable laws and regulations, to respond to a subpoena, search warrant or other lawful request for information we receive, or to otherwise protect our rights.
As described above, we use your Personal Information to provide you with targeted advertisements or marketing communications we believe may be of interest to you. For more information about how targeted advertising works, you can visit the Network Advertising Initiative’s (“NAI”) educational page at http://www.networkadvertising.org/understanding-online-advertising/how-does-it-work.
You can opt out of targeted advertising by:
COMMON LINKS INCLUDE:
FACEBOOK - https://www.facebook.com/settings/?tab=ads
Additionally, you can opt out of some of these services by visiting the Digital Advertising Alliance’s opt-out portal at: http://optout.aboutads.info/.
You can opt out of receiving our marketing emails. To stop receiving our promotional emails, please email markasm.official.@gmail.com. It may take about ten days to process your request. Even if you opt out of getting marketing messages, we will still be sending you transactional messages through email and SMS about your purchases.
DO NOT TRACK
Please note that we do not alter our Site’s data collection and use practices when we see a Do Not Track signal from your browser.
Under GDPR, you have the following rights:
● You have the right to be provided on request with a copy of your personal data.
● You have the right to rectification of inaccurate data we may have recorded about you.
● You have the right to the erasure of your data (“Right to be Forgotten”) which we no longer have justification for recording.
● You have the right to object to processing of your data which is being done on the basis of our legitimate interests.
● You have the right to refuse to be contacted for direct marketing purposes.
● You have the right to restrict the processing of your personal data when:
○ the basis for its processing is in dispute;
○ its accuracy is in dispute;
○ we cannot establish a lawful basis for its processing, but you do not wish it to be erased;
○ we no longer need your data, but you need it for the establishment, exercise, or defense of legal claims;
○ you object, where applicable, to our processing your data on the basis of our legitimate interests, pending verification of whether our interests override.
● You have the right to be provided in a structured, commonly used and machine-readable format with a copy of your data which we process on the basis of your consent or contractual necessity, or to have it transferred directly to another data controller (“Data Portability”).
If you are a European resident, you have the right to access personal information we hold about you and to ask that your personal information be corrected, updated, or deleted. If you would like to exercise this right, please contact us through the contact information below.
When you place an submission through the Site, we will maintain your Member Information for our records unless and until you ask us to delete this information.
The Site is not intended for individuals under the age of 18.
Third party sites
We monitor for and try to prevent security breaches. Please use the security features available through our Services.
We implement security safeguards designed to protect your data, such as HTTPS. We regularly monitor our systems for possible vulnerabilities and attacks. However, we cannot warrant the security of any information that you send us. There is no guarantee that data may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.
To ensure that we are in compliance with the national privacy principles, we undertake activities like running trainings and providing educational information to employees on how to handle member related information, conducting audits, and establishing an officer or body for overseeing the implementation of privacy.
If you have any questions about this Policy or other privacy concerns, you can also email us at email@example.com
Updates to this policy
For more information about our privacy practices, if you have questions, or if you would like to make a complaint, please contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail using the details provided below: