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Tata Technologies InnoVent privacy statement

Your privacy is important to us. Tata Technologies Limited takes the privacy of your information seriously. This privacy statement explains what personal data we collect from you, through our interactions with you on this website, and how we use that data.

This privacy statement applies to the website and all its sub-domains. Please note that this website may include links to websites of third parties, including Tata group companies, whose privacy practices differ from those of TTL. If you provide personal data to any of those websites, then your data is governed by their privacy statements.

1. Definitions:

In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used:

1.1. Data – Includes information that you submit to TTL via the website, and information which is accessed by TTL pursuant to your visit to the Website.

1.2. Cookies – A small file placed on your computer by this website when you either visit, or use certain features of the website. A cookie generally allows the website to “remember” your actions or preference for a certain period of time.

1.3. Data protection laws – Any applicable law relating to the processing of personal data, namely, the Information Technology Act, 2000, as amended or substituted.

1.4. Tata Technologies, TTL, we or us – Tata Technologies Limited, a company incorporated in India whose registered office is at 25, Rajiv Gandhi Infotech Park, Phase-I MIDC, Hinjawadi, Pune – 411057.

1.5. User or you – The natural person who accesses the Website

1.6. Website – The website that you are currently using, or its sub-domains

2. Scope

Tata Technologies collects data to operate this Website. You provide some of this data directly, such as when you submit an entry (through the registration form, participation in a contest, or such other manner specified on the Website). You can visit the Website without telling us who you are. You can make choices about our collection and use of your data. For example, you may want to access, edit or remove the personal information on the Website. When you are asked to provide personal data, you may decline.

3. Data collected

We may collect information or pieces of information that could allow you to be identified, including:

3.1. Contact information: We collect first and last name, education details (including year of graduation), email address, contact number; and

3.2. Some details are collected automatically when you visit our Website such as Internet Protocol (IP) addresses or other device identifiers, browser information, cookies, Internet Service Provider (ISP), operating system, location, date/time stamp and click stream data.

4. How we collect data

We collect Data in the following ways:

4.1. data is given to us by you when you participate in competitions or other programs on our Website; and

4.2. data is collected automatically pursuant to your visit to the Website.

5. Data shared by you

5.1. Tata Technologies may collect your Data in several ways from your use of this Website. For instance:

5.2. when you contact us through the Website (through any form, e-mail address or hyperlink);

5.3. when you register with us to enter a competition;

5.4. when you share your ideas/ possible solutions to different challenges posted in the Website;

5.5. when you complete surveys conducted by or for us;

5.6. when you elect to receive any communications from us;

5.7. from the information gathered by your visit to our web pages;

5.8. information provided by you (registration details, submission of application for contests and quizzes, etc.).

6. Data that is collected automatically

6.1. We automatically collect some information about your visit to the Website. This information helps us to make improvements to Website content and navigation and includes your IP address and the way you use and interact with its content.

6.2. Our web servers or affiliates who provide analytics and performance enhancement services collect IP address, operating system details, browsing details, device details and language settings. This information is aggregated to measure the number of visits, average time spent on the site, pages viewed and similar information. Tata Technologies uses this information to measure the site usage, improve content and to ensure safety and security, as well enhance the performance of the Website.

6.3. We may collect your Data automatically via Cookies, in line with the cookie settings on your browser. For more information about Cookies, please see the section below, titled “Cookies”.

7. Our use of data

Specifically, Data may be used by us for the following reasons: We may use your Data for the above purposes [and the purposes listed below] if we deem it necessary to do so for our legitimate interests. If you are not satisfied with this, you have the right to object in certain circumstances (see the section headed “Your rights” below).

We may use your Data to show you adverts and other content on other websites. If you do not want us to use your data to show you adverts and other content on other websites, please turn off the relevant cookies (please refer to the section headed “Cookies” below).

We use Data to:

7.1. protect the security and safety of our Website.

7.2. allow Tata group companies participating in the [Tata InnoVent] Program to evaluate the entries and get in touch with you in connection with the program;

7.3. improve this Website and its services;

7.4. send communication of marketing materials to you by email;

7.5. contact for survey or feedback which may be done using email or mail;

7.6. enable our group entities to reach out to you in relation to their programmes managed or products or services offered by them;

7.7. work on joint promotions or other joint programs with our business partners;

7.8. work with external service providers who provide us with business or operational services or to whom we have outsourced any operations;

7.9. to process your requests (such as replying to your queries); and

7.10. to execute other activities such as marketing campaigns, promotional communications for which consent is taken appropriately.

8. Who we share data with

We may share your personal data with: We usually do not share other personal Data collected from the Website with other third parties. However, this may happen with or when:

8.1. Tata Technologies -controlled affiliates and subsidiaries and other entities within the Tata group of companies, to assist them to reach out to you in relation to their programs or campaigns (including marketing and sales) and to process your query / requests (such as job application);

8.2. our employees, vendors, agents and professional advisors working on our behalf for the purposes described in this policy statement;

8.3. service-providers who assist in protecting and securing our systems and provide services to us which require the processing of personal data, such as to host your information or to process your information for data profiling and user analysis;

8.4. You request or authorize us to do so;

8.5. We need to comply with applicable law or respond to valid legal process; or

8.6. We need to operate and maintain the security of this Website, including to prevent or stop an attack on our computer systems or networks.

9. Keeping data secure

We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your Data and we store your Data on secure servers.

Technical and organisational measures include measures to deal with any suspected data breach. If you suspect any misuse or loss or unauthorised access to your Data, please let us know immediately by contacting us via e-mail, social media or telephone.

10. Retention of personal data

Tata Technologies retains personal Data for as long as necessary to provide the access to and use of the Website, or for other essential purposes such as complying with our legal obligations, resolving disputes and enforcing our agreements. Because these needs can vary for different data types and purposes, actual retention periods can vary significantly.

Even if we delete your Data, it may persist on backup or archival media for audit, legal, tax or regulatory purposes.

11. Your rights

When we process Data about you, we do so with your consent and/or as necessary to provide the Website you use, operate our business, meet our contractual and legal obligations, protect the security of our systems and our customers, or fulfil other legitimate interests of Tata Technologies as described in this privacy statement.

Below, you will find additional privacy information that you may find important. Tata Technologies adheres to applicable data protection laws in India, which if applicable may include the following rights in relation to your Data: For information about managing your contact data, email subscriptions and promotional communications, please submit a request to us at It is important that the Data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your Data changes during the period for which we hold it.

11.1. Right to access – the right to request

11.1.1. copies of the information we hold about you at any time, or

11.1.2. that we modify, update or delete such information.

If we provide you with access to the information we hold about you, we will not charge you for this, unless your request is manifestly unfounded or excessive. Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request. If we refuse your request, we will tell you the reasons why.

11.2. Right to correct – the right to have your Data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.

11.3. Right to erase – the right to request that we delete or remove your Data from our systems.

11.4. Right to restrict our use of your Data – the right to limit the way in which we can use it.

11.5. Right to data portability – the right to request that we move, copy or transfer your Data.

11.6. Right to object – the right to object to our use of your Data including where we use it for our legitimate interests.

12. Security of personal data

Tata Technologies is committed to protecting the security of your Data. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal data from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.

13. Where we store and process personal data

Tata Technologies is a global organization, and your personal data may be stored and processed globally. This means that we may store, transfer and process your data outside of the jurisdiction in which it was provided.  Tata Technologies is part of a corporate group with affiliates and subsidiaries based in the European Economic Area (EEA), the U.S. and Asia. We take steps to ensure that the Data we collect under this privacy statement is processed according to the provisions of this statement and the requirements of applicable laws.

To ensure that your Data receives an adequate level of protection, we have put in place appropriate safeguards and procedures with the third parties we share your Data with. This ensures your Data is treated by those third parties in a way that is consistent with the Data Protection Laws.

14. Links to other websites

This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy policy does not extend to your use of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them.

15. Cookies

From time to time, we may, like many other commercial sites, use a standard technology called a “cookie”. A cookie is a small text file that is placed on a computer or other device and is used to identify the user or device and to collect information. Cookies are typically assigned to one of four categories, depending on their function and intended purpose: necessary cookies, performance cookies, functional cookies, and cookies for marketing purposes. A cookie cannot retrieve any other data from your hard drive, pass on computer viruses, or capture your e-mail address. Currently, websites use cookies to enhance the user’s visit; in general, cookies can securely store a user’s ID and password, personalise home pages, and identify which parts of a site have been visited. It is possible to set your browser to inform you when a cookie is being placed. This way you have the opportunity to decide whether to accept the cookie. By showing how and when our visitors use this site, this information can help us to improve our site on a continual basis.

16. General

If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.

17. Changes to this privacy statement

Tata Technologies reserves the right to change this privacy statement as it may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy statement on your first use of the Website following the alterations.

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