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FICCI PRIVACY POLICY

This Privacy Policy (hereinafter ‘the Policy’) shall govern the collection, use, storage, disclosure and processing of your personal data as collected/submitted by/to Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and/or its subsidiary(ies) and/or affiliate(s) (collectively referred to as ‘FICCI’) through this website (regardless of where you visit it from) or through such other mode as permitted by FICCI.

INTRODUCTION

Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) attaches immense value and commitment towards due protection of personal data of its members and of those who are/shall be associated with it through various channels and modes including but not limited to participations in various events/programs/seminars organized by FICCI. FICCI complies with all applicable laws and regulations which mandate protection and privacy of your personal data. FICCI has implemented technical and organizational security measures to guarantee the security of your personal data.

Please read the Policy thoroughly in order to understand how we process your personal data. It is important that you read this Policy together with any other privacy policy or fair processing policy that FICCI may provide on specific occasions during collection or processing of your personal data. This Policy is in addition to any other notices and/or privacy policies published by FICCI before, and is not intended to override them.

Please note that this Policy is subject to change and may be updated periodically, as per any change/amendments in law/regulations that may come into force. You are requested to periodically check for any updates to the Policy.

PERSONAL DATA COLLECTED BY FICCI

That in order to provide its services to you in the best possible manner and at times, when necessary, FICCI may collect your personal data, when you choose to avail FICCI’s services including but not limited to, participating in/being a part of any event hosted/organized by FICCI. This enables FICCI to facilitate seamless availment of its services including but not limited to, when you seek to participate in/be a part of any event hosted/organized by FICCI.

FICCI may ask you for further information from time to time in order to cater to your needs and to provide efficient services. The information that you provide will not be shared with any third party, without your prior explicit consent, unless permitted by law or as per this Policy.

FICCI may collect and process information relevant to the above reasons and/or purposes. This information may include personal data such as:

  • personal details
  • contact details and preferences
  • payment details
  • photographic ID
  • membership details
  • financial details
  • education and employment details.


Personal data so collected may also include names, contact details, FICCI membership ID numbers, nationality, date of birth, credit/debit card payments related financial details etc. which are necessary for FICCI to process the necessary services.

When visiting this and its other affiliate website(s), FICCI may collect information about the Internet Protocol (IP) addresses of the device used to access the website(s), browsing actions and patterns, which help it monitor the level of activity and provide efficient services.

Where FICCI is required to collect your personal data under any applicable law/regulation, or under the terms of a contract it has with you/is being entered into, and you fail to provide the data when requested, FICCI may not be able to perform the said contract and may have to cancel a registration or service you have with it.

HOW DOES FICCI COLLECT YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

FICCI may collect the aforementioned types of your personal data through its website when you fill up any form for availment of any service offered by FICCI including but not limited to, when you seek to participate in/be a part of any event hosted/organized by FICCI.

FICCI may also collect certain technical data such as browsing actions and patterns through automated technologies or interactions.

WHERE WILL FICCI STORE YOUR DATA?

FICCI stores the personal data so collected from you, at its storage servers located in India. The information is stored on secure networks and access is restricted to those employees and partners who are entitled to access our systems.

HOW WILL FICCI USE YOUR PERSONAL DATA?

FICCI shall only use your personal data in a manner, which is permissible under law. Most commonly, it will use your personal data in the following circumstances:

  • Where it needs to perform the contract, it is about to enter into or have entered into with you.
  • Where it is necessary for its legitimate interests (or those of a third party) and your interests and fundamental rights do not override those interests.
  • Where its needs to comply with a legal obligation.


PURPOSE

Your personal data will be used only for the purposes for which it is collected, unless FICCI reasonably considers that it needs to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose. If you wish to get an explanation as to how the processing for the new purpose is compatible with the original purpose, please contact the Grievance Redressal Cell.

If FICCI needs to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, it will notify you and will explain the legal basis which allows it to do so.

Please note that FICCI may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.

DISCLOSURE OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA

FICCI may share your personal data with a third party if the same is required to provide you services and/or enable your smooth participation in any event/program hosted/organized by FICCI. During such a process, FICCI shall ensure that all third parties respect the security of your personal data and treat it in accordance with the law. FICCI does not allow third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes and only permits them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with FICCI’s instructions.

FICCI shall get your express opt-in consent before it shares your personal data with any third party for marketing purposes. You may ask FICCI or third parties to stop sending you marketing messages and opt out.

SECURITY OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA

FICCI gives utmost importance to security of your personal data. FICCI has put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in any unauthorized manner, altered, modified or disclosed. In addition, FICCI also restricts access to your personal data to only those employees, agents, contractors and/or other third parties who have a need-to-know for service purposes. The said employees, agents, contractors and/or other third parties will only process your personal data on explicit instructions of FICCI, and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.

FICCI has also put in place procedures to deal with any suspected personal data breach and will notify you and any applicable regulator of a breach where it is legally required to do so. However, in case of any computer or hack attacks on the site, FICCI cannot be held liable for loss, theft or corruption of data maintained on the website.

RETENTION OF YOUR PERSONAL DATA

FICCI shall only retain your personal data for as long as reasonably necessary to fulfil the purposes it has collected it for, including but not limited to, for the purposes of satisfying any legal, regulatory, tax, accounting or reporting requirements.

YOUR RIGHTS

You shall be entitled to all such rights as have been accorded to you as data owner, under various applicable legislations and regulations, with such reasonable limitations as provided under the law.

GRIEVANCE REDRESSAL

In case you have any grievances, complaint related to your personal data shared by you with FICCIs for the purpose of availment of any services or participation in any event to be hosted by or organized by FICCI, you may reach out to our grievance redressal cell at web.initiatives@ficci.com