Aptek Media and its other affiliates respect your online privacy and are committed to provide you optimum security of your personal information shared with us. We at Aptek Media understand the possibility of misuse of your personal information if it goes to other hands. Thus security of your personal information is our prime concern.
Applicability & Scope
Aptek Media is the sole owner of the website www.smartgovernace.in (hereinafter “website”). The Policy is applicable to the website. It may also be applicable generally to our other related websites provided it appears at just above the footer or in the Main Menu of the page therein.
You may be required to provide personally identifiable information at several different points on our website. By accepting the policy at the time of registration, you expressly approve and consent to our collection, storage, use and disclosure of your personal information as described in this Policy.
Why do we need your personal information?
We need your information to provide you efficient level of service. The following reasons compel us to gather your information:
- To identify the unique and right user.
As online services contain severe risk of fake user, we understanding it gather users’ information to identify them as well as their rightness. It is seen in the general practice that fake users try to defect the service and harm right users.
- To provide customised as well as personalised service to individual user.
Your identity also helps us to provide you customised and personalised service when you demand.
- To help provide our advertisers.
Every advertiser wants to know the visitor details on the site that they can justify their spending on the advertisement with us. But it does not mean we share your information with our advertisers. We just provide them the appropriate number of users not any individual details of a user. We will never share your individual details with the advertiser or any third party unless your acceptance to do so reaches to us. So, be assured.
- To help ourselves to maintain the optimum level of services that we offer you.
It also helps us to improve our service time to time as per the demand of group of users. We try to provide you quality service but it’s your demand that modify the services. In deed we feel pride to serve you as you want to be served.
How do we collect your information?
We collect your personal information through following ways:
- Through Registration Form
Registration form is given to gather your information that we can identify you. But it is just to help prevent misuse of the website and also to protect genuine users’ interest. We never share your information collected through Registration Form with any third party or use in other way.
- Through Cookies & other Tracking Technologies
Some of our web pages may utilise Cookies and other tracking technologies. But it is just to help you that you do not need to enter your some information like username and others again & again. However you can customise your browser that can enable or disable cookies. You can control your cookies setting in better way that your browser provides you. Means you have full control that you want to take the help of cookies or not. But we recommend you to enable cookies that you could access the whole website with ease. We do not share any of your information with the third party collected through cookies. To help protect your privacy we follow the following methods:
You are notified wherever you are told to enter your personal information that where the information will be used. We do not use or share your information in other way and are committed to use your personal data for the same purpose what it has been asked for.
You have full options whether you want to provide us your information or not. If you choose not to provide the personal information we request, you can still visit most part of the website, but you may be unable to access certain options, offers, and services that involve our interaction with you.
We take appropriate actions that your personal information could not be used through unauthorised access or disclosure.
We provide a user full access on our website (sometimes not but it will mentioned on such specific place) which is registered with us. It is to help prevent unauthorised collection of information of other registered users by any general user that may be a fake user.
Third Party Services
Sometimes we require sharing your information with the third parties. But we won’t share any of your personal information to any third party without your prior consent unless such transfer is legally required. Even if your personal information is shared with third party with your consent, we take reasonable steps to ensure that these third party service providers are obligated to protect personal information on behalf of Aptek Media.
Why we need to share your personal information is to help us deliver programmes, products, information and services. Service providers are also an important means by which Aptek Media maintains its website and mailing lists. But these third parties are bound to honour our policy for the privacy and protection of your personal information. Similarly, it is against Aptek Media’s policy to sell personal information collected online without consent.
What we do for the security of your information
As we are committed to protect your personal information that you provide us, we take appropriate actions in this regard. Cyber security asks for day-to-day and updated means and understanding this we ensure the following steps:
We take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorised access to or unauthorised alteration, disclosure or destruction of data.
We restrict access of your personal information to our employees who need to know that information in order to operate, develop or improve our services.
Updation of your information
Sometimes we need to update your personal information without your consent. It is done to rectify spelling mistake or other errors that may arise when you submit your information on our website. Here we do not intend to cook your personal information. In order to felicitate it, we provide mechanisms for updating and correcting your personal information for our services. We may ask you to update your own information time to time to help fetch correct information. Kindly keep on updating your profile if any of your old data expires/ does not remain in use.
Your password is the key to your account. You shall be solely responsible for all the activities happening under your username and you shall be solely responsible for keeping your password secure. Do not disclose your password to anyone. If you share your password or your personal information with others, you shall be solely responsible for all actions taken under your username and you may lose substantial control over your personal information and may be subject to legally binding actions taken on your behalf. Therefore, if your password has been compromised for any reason, you should immediately change your password.
In the event Aptek Media goes through a business transition, such as a merger, acquisition by another company, or sale of all or a portion of its assets, your personally identifiable information will likely be among the assets transferred. Where your information is transferred you will be notified via email/prominent notice on our website for 30 days of any such change in ownership or control of your personal information.
We do not provide any services or even contact children under age of 13 without the consent of their parents. We also do not contact them for special offers or for marketing purposes. Moreover we do not collect any of your information if your age falls under 13 years. Thus accepting our policy you declare that either you have attained the age of 13 or acquired the consent of the parents if your age is not at least 13 years.
Links to Other Sites
The website contains links to other sites that are not owned or controlled by Aptek Media. Please be aware that we at Aptek Media and/or our other websites are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites.
We encourage you to be aware when you leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every Web site that collects personally identifiable information.
This privacy statement applies only to information collected by the website or to our other related websites provided it appears at the footer of the page therein. It does not apply to third party advertisements which appear on our websites and we suggest you read the privacy statements of such advertisers.
Area of Jurisdiction
All the disputed matters will be entertained in Delhi Jurisdiction area only. However we would recommend you to address all the disputed matters before us first. You may contact us through the contact address provided on the website. Kindly judge the degree of dispute before moving to appellate authority.
Meanwhile, happy browsing our website.