The issue of online privacy is extremely crucial for NASSCOM, which is committed to safeguarding the information provided by its members and other visitors logging on to its Web site. As an organization dedicated to creating a secure environment for e-commerce transactions in India, NASSCOM has been actively promoting the concept of privacy and its relevance for organizations with a cyber presence.
- Type of information collected through the Web site
- Choice/Opt out
- Use and Disclosure of personal information
Type of information collected through the Web site
The services that need registration include the following:
- participation in events
- ordering a publication
- downloading research reports
- signing up for membership
- joining our mailing lists
- subscribing for NASSCOM Newsletters, i.e. NASSCOM Newsline and BPO Newsline
- posting a query while seeking a service provider
NASSCOM will not sell or rent such personally identifiable information collected. The personally identifiable information is supplied voluntarily for some of the following purposes:
Other Optional Information: If you wish to subscribe to NASSCOM publications, NASSCOM Newsline or BPO Newsline, you will be required to fill up certain personal information related to your email address, name, country, age, choice of password, etc. However, for any of the other services such as registration for membership, etc. filling up the relevant form is mandatory.
Credit Card Information: If you purchase NASSCOM publications at the Site or register for an event, you will be required to submit your credit card details, including your name, account number and the expiration date. The information is used for billing purposes and to contact you if there are difficulties in processing your order.
NASSCOM uses a credit card processing company to bill users for goods and services which will not retain, share, store or use personally identifiable information for any secondary purposes.
E-mail information: When we receive e-mails from you, we may retain the content of any e-mail messages sent to us, as well as details of your e-mail address.
Use of web-based tracking mechanisms such as Cookies
Cookies, which enable us to store small amounts of information contained in your Web site browser, may be used on some areas of our Website. Cookies, that help us track your navigation, enable us to tailor our offerings to your needs. The kind of information that may be stored on a cookie includes registration data so that a user does not need to re-enter the information every time he/she visits a particular area.
The information contained on cookies is masked to ensure your privacy and is readable only by the servers of nasscom.com.
NASSCOM gives you the choice regarding the collection and usage of your personally identifiable information. During registration for “joining our mailing list,” we request for contact information in order to send bulletins and for advertising purposes. Again, it is not necessary for you to register in order to access and use our Site. You may therefore choose to opt out of providing such information.
Further, once you are registered at the NASSCOM site, you will have the option at any stage to inform us that you no longer wish to receive future e-mails and you may “unsubscribe.”
Access to your personal account online is password protected. We will not release your account password to any person. In the event that you forget your password, you may generate an on-line request for your password to be sent to you by e-mail at the e-mail address used during registration.
NASSCOM has implemented stringent, internationally acceptable standards of technology and operational security in order to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, alteration or destruction. The data resides behind a firewall, with access restricted to authorized NASSCOM personnel.
NASSCOM cannot be held responsible for any activity in your account which results from your failure to keep your own password secure.
Contacting the web site
For questions regarding the privacy statement, practices of the site, or any other transaction issue, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
For any grievances under the Information Technology Act 2000, please get in touch with Grievance Officer, Mr. Anirban Mandal at email@example.com.