Last Updated: 2 July, 2020
Purplelabs Search Private Limited (“Purple Quarter”, “we”, “us”) takes the privacy and security of your information seriously. This Policy describes Purple Quarter collect, use, transfer, and disclose your information.
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Purple Quarter, a company incorporated in India whose registered office is at 1257/37, Second Floor, Sector 7, HSR Layout, Opposite Max Store Bangalore, Karnataka- 560102 India
User or you
the natural person who accesses our website.
This Policy covers information Purple Quarter collects in connection with our Recruitment Services, Consulting Services, and Products (collectively, the “Services”). This Policy also covers information collected through:
- web sites we operate from which you are accessing this Policy (the “Site”),
- the software applications we make available for use on or through computers or mobile devices (the “Apps”),
- our social media pages and apps to which the Site links (collectively, our “Social Media Pages”), and,
- Campaigns (paid or generic), Campaigns, or theme-related landing pages or microsite.
- HTML-formatted email messages we send to you that link to this Policy (collectively, including the Site, Apps, and our Social Media Pages, the “Online Systems”).
This Policy also covers other means by which we collect information. For example, it also covers how we collect information from in-person discussions, telephone conversations, and through non-electronic communications (i.e., collection through other means than our Online Systems).
PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION:
Purple Quarter collects information that identifies you as an individual or relates to an identifiable individual (“Personal Information”) to provide Services to you, our clients and to operate our business. The type of Personal Information we collect about you depends on the situation at hand.
We collect various categories of Personal Information in connection with the Services. If you submit an inquiry or question via an online form or email to our website, we collect your name, email address, or other Personal Information contained in your correspondence, including information shared in a résumé or CV. If you receive or participate in our executive, board search or leadership consulting services, we collect your name, title, professional and personal contact information, demographic data, results of any assessment, survey, or questionnaire you complete or which is completed by Purple Quarter or its clients about you post-placement, compensation, employment objectives, memberships, community involvement, details in your curriculum vitae (including your educational background, work history, and other qualifications), language skills, job performance, reputation, responses to interview questions, and financial details (to coordinate and reimburse for travel), which we collect from you or third-party sources such as online searches and resources (such as company websites), professional contacts, and your employer (only for our leadership consulting services). If we think that you may be interested in receiving our executive, board search or leadership consulting services, we may collect a limited amount of information about you, including your name, title, and current employment, from publicly accessible sources such as professional networking services or company websites. If you are a client or potential client, we collect your name, contact details, title or position, products or services requested, or other information that you provide including via online forms or email correspondence. We may use publicly accessible information to verify the information we are provided with and to manage and expand our business by identifying potential candidates for our clients. Unless required or authorized by law, we do not process sensitive Personal Information about you, unless you have affirmatively consented to this processing.
USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION COLLECTED BY PURPLE QUARTER
Purple Quater uses the Personal Information it collects in several ways. The summary below provides additional details about the ways we use the Personal Information we collect.
We use your Personal Information to provide our Services.
We use Personal Information to render Services to you and our clients. We do this to fulfill our contractual relationships with you and our clients and where we have a legitimate, beneficial interest in using Personal Information to conduct our business.
During our Recruitment Services, we may use the Personal Information that we have collected to create a profile about you. This profile may be used to identify professional opportunities that we think may be of interest to you.
We may contact you from time to time regarding those opportunities. We may also contact individuals from time to time for referrals. We may solicit names of, or additional Personal Information regarding, potential candidates in connection with our Recruitment Services to understand the market and provide other advisory services to our clients.
During our Recruitment Services, we also use your Personal Information to confirm references and conduct education and background checks as appropriate.
We further use your Personal Information that we collect to aggregate and disclose diversity and other statistical information regarding our candidates and placement activities. We do so to manage our contractual relationship with you, with your consent, or because we have a legitimate business interest.
We use your Personal Information to respond to your inquiries, to verify your information, or to share information with you.
We use your Personal Information to respond to your inquiries and fulfill your requests. If you contact us, we keep a record of your contact information and correspondence, and we use the information you provide in your message to respond to your inquiry. We do so to manage our contractual relationship with you.
From time to time, we use your Personal Information to send you important information regarding our evolving services, and offering, changes to our terms, conditions, policies, and other administrative information.
We may also contact you to verify that the Personal Information we collected about you is accurate and current. We use Personal Information to manage our contractual relationship with you or to comply with a legal obligation.
We use your Personal Information to operate our business.
We use your Personal Information for our business purposes, such as audits, internal communication regarding candidates and clients, determining the effectiveness of our promotional activities, administering our Services, maintaining and securing our infrastructure, and for procurement and financial transactions.
We use this Personal Information to manage our contractual relationship with you and our clients, to comply with a legal obligation, and because we have a legitimate beneficial business interest.
We may use Personal Information to analyze the analytics which will help to improve our services and offerings for your greater benefit.
We may retain and use Personal Information about you for research, publication, development, benchmarking and norms, validation, longitudinal studies, trend analysis, to improve and enhance our Services or to develop and market new Services. We may use Personal Information about you to ensure that our Services conform with legal requirements like equal opportunity laws. We also use your name and other personal identifiers to associate and combine information about you that is collected from one Service with information about you collected through other Services.
We often pseudonymize or key-code your Personal Information, meaning that the personal is stripped of all information that may directly identify you and is replaced with a code to minimize unwanted or unintended identification. Such key-coded information can be de-coded by using the key so that it identifies you again.
We may also anonymize, aggregate or de-identify Personal Information so the end-product does not identify you or any other individual. For example, we may use this information to generate norms by industry, geography, level, etc., enable us to understand where our Services are being utilized, conduct ongoing validation studies, compile reports, and publish journal articles to further the knowledge base of organizational and leadership science. Such aggregated, anonymized or de-identified information is not considered Personal Information for purposes of this Policy, and we may use it for any purpose.
We may use your Personal Information to send you information or marketing materials. Please note that if we obtained your Personal Information because of a consulting engagement with our client, or you are using our Products at the request of your employer, you will not receive marketing materials as a result of the Personal Information we obtained from those Services.
Purple Quarter sends informational e-mails, articles, white papers, blogs, proposals, engagement letters, and information regarding our Services. We also use your Personal Information to conduct surveys.
We do so either with your consent or because we have a legitimate beneficial business interest.
Occasionally, we may desire to use your Personal Information in press releases and direct marketing materials. Before we use your Personal Information in that way, we will obtain consent from you.
NON-PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION INFORMATION:
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer, and technical information about User’s means of connection to our Sites, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized including IP address and other similar information.
WEB BROWSER COOKIES:
HOW DO WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION?
We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site. We have physical, electronic, and procedural safeguards that comply with the laws prevalent in India to protect personal information about you. We seek to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Information Technology Act, 2000 as amended and rules made thereunder to ensure the protection and preservation of your privacy.
UNLESS YOU REQUEST THAT WE DELETE CERTAIN INFORMATION, WE RETAIN THE INFORMATION WE COLLECT FOR AT LEAST 5 YEARS AND MAY RETAIN THE INFORMATION FOR AS LONG AS NEEDED FOR OUR BUSINESS AND LEGAL PURPOSES.
SHARING YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION
We do not sell, trade, or rent personal identification information about you with other persons (save with your consent) or non-affiliated companies except to provide services you have requested, when we have your permission or under the following circumstances.
- We provide the information to trusted partners who work on behalf of or with us under confidentiality agreements. These companies may use your personal information to help us communicate with you about our offers and our marketing partners. However, these companies do not have any independent right to share this information.
We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above.
We share sensitive personal information to any third party without obtaining the prior consent of the User
- When it is requested or required by law or by any court or governmental agency or authority to disclose, for the purpose of verification of identity, or for the prevention, detection, investigation including cyber incidents, or for prosecution and punishment of offences.
- When we respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal process, or to establish or exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims.
Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, institutes, advertisers, sponsors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites that have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies.
YOUR ACCEPTANCE OF THESE TERMS
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.
REASONABLE SECURITY PRACTICES AS PER INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY ACT, 2000 AND ITS RULES
We have implemented reasonable security practices as per Rule 8 of the Information Technology (Reasonable security practices and procedures and sensitive personal data or information) Rules, 2011 of Information Technology Act, 2000 amended through Information Technology Amendment Act, 2008. 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.
We have implemented stringent, internationally acceptable standards of technology, managerial security, technical security, operational security, and physical security in order to protect personally identifiable information from loss, misuse, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. The data resides behind a firewall, with access restricted to our authorized personnel. We have implemented “Reasonable Security Practices” as required by the Information Technology Act, 2000 rules including any amendment in the said Act and its rules. By complying with such provisions, we assure you proper care and control over our Information Technology and Security operations under sections 43, 43A, 45, 66,72A & 85 of I.T. Act, 2000 and I.T.A.A, 2008 including related rules and therefore you agree that we shall not be held responsible for any activity in your account which results from your failure to keep your own password/mobile secured.
By using this service you agree that we shall not be held responsible for any uncontrollable security attacks and in such cases you agree that we shall not be held responsible for any type of financial losses, loss of opportunity, legal cost, business losses, reputation loss, direct and indirect losses that may occur to you as per the provisions of Section 43, 43A and 45 of Information Technology Act, 2000 including any amendments in the said Act and any other laws of India for the time being in force. You further agree that our management shall not be held responsible directly or indirectly for any cybercrime-related criminal liabilities under I.T. Act, 2000 relating to your information as you have agreed and acknowledged that our management complies with due diligence (care & controls) requirements of I.T. Act, 2000 including its rules and amendments.
GoDaddy provides a complete list of information security controls of the server on which our service is hosted. Further, you also agree and acknowledge that our management shall never be held responsible regarding the privacy of your sensitive personal data in case of sharing your sensitive personal data to any authorized cyber investigation agency of appropriate government authorities under sections 67C, 69, 69A, 69B, 70B, 79 and 80 of I.T. Act, 2000 including its amendments and rules.
If you have any questions or grievances regarding the privacy statement, practices of the site, or any other transaction issue, please contact our grievance officer on below-mentioned details. We have appointed our grievance officer as per Rule 5 (9) of the Information Technology of Information Technology Act, 2000 amended through Information Technology Amendment Act, 2008. Any grievance or complaint, in relation to the processing of information, should be sent to us in writing with a thorough description, to the following contact email ID. Grievance shall be redressed as expeditiously as possible and you can contact him on below details
The details of the Grievance Cell are as follows:
Address – 1257/37, Second Floor, Sector 7, HSR Layout, Opposite Max Store Bangalore, Karnataka- 560102 India
We request you to please provide the following information in your complaint:
- Identification of the information provided by you
- Clear statement as to whether the information is personal information or sensitive personal information
- Your address, telephone number, or e-mail address.
- A statement that you have a good-faith belief that the information has been processed incorrectly or disclosed without authorization, as the case may be.
- A statement, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notice is accurate, and that the information being complained about belongs to you.