Your privacy is important to us. We believe it is important for you to know how we treat the information we receive from you, on the Internet. This privacy statement explains what personal data we, smartData Enterprises (I) Ltd (“smartData Enterprises” or “we”), collect from you, through our interactions with you on this website, and how we use that data.
This Privacy Terms apply to the main website www.smartdatainc.com as well as to the others in the blog.smartdatainc.com sub-domain (sometimes called “microsites”). Please note that these websites may include links to websites of third parties whose privacy practices differ from those of smartData Enterprises. If you provide personal data to any of those websites your data is governed by their privacy statements.
Scope and Usage of Data
Personal information you give to us
smartData Enterprises (I) ltd collects data to operate this website. You provide some of this data directly, such as when you submit contact form, Offer form, Portfolio form, Contact us form, download gated assets form and microsite form. Typically, the contact information we collect is used by us to respond to your enquiry, or allow you to access specific account information. We may execute other activities such as marketing campaign, promotional communications for which consent is taken appropriately or another appropriate lawful basis for the processing is identified.
In general, you can visit smartData Enterprises on the World Wide Web without telling us who you are. 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. smartData Enterprises uses this information to measure the site usage, improve content and to ensure safety and security as well enhance performance of the website.
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 in your smartData Enterprises website or microsite account, or delete your details. When you are asked to provide personal data, you may decline. The data we collect depends on the context of your interactions with smartData Enterprises (I) ltd, and the choices you make, including your privacy settings. The data we collect can include the following:
Name and contact data: We collect first and last name, email address, postal address, country, phone number, IP, Skype, IM and other similar contact data.
Purpose of Data Uses
smartData Enterprises uses the data we collect for 2 main purposes, described in more detail below: to operate our business and this website; and to send communications, including promotional communications.
Security and Safety: We use data to protect the security and safety of our website.
Communications: We use data we collect to communicate with you and personalize our communications with you. For information about managing your contact data, email subscriptions and promotional communications, please submit a request to us using our contact form at https://www.smartdatainc.com/contact-us/.
Sharing of data
We share personal data among smartData Enterprises – controlled affiliates and subsidiaries. We also share personal data with employees working on our behalf for the purposes described in this statement. For example, companies we’ve hired to assist in protecting and securing our systems and services may need access to personal data to provide those functions.
We do not share other personal data collected from the websites with other third parties. However, this may happen if:
You request or authorize us to do so;
We need to comply with applicable law or respond to valid legal process
We need to operate and also maintain the security of this website, including to prevent or stop an attack on our computer systems or networks;
Storing your Preferences and Settings – Settings that enable our website to operate correctly or that maintain your preferences over time may be stored on your device.
Some of the cookies we commonly use are listed below. This list is not exhaustive, but it is intended to illustrate the main reasons we typically set cookies. If you visit one of our websites, the site may set some or all of the following cookies:
|Cookie Name||Description||Cookie Category||Website Name||Expiry|
|_ga||It is used for visitor tracking. This cookie is used to distinguish unique users by assigning a randomly generated number as a client identifier. It is included in each page request in a site and used to calculate visitor, session and campaign data for the sites analytics reports.||Third Party Performance (Google Analytics)||blog.smartdatainc.com, smartdatainc.com||Persistent (2 years)|
|_gid||This cookie is used to store “Session ID” and to group the entire session’s activity together for each user.||Third Party Performance (Google Analytics)||smartdatainc.com, blog.smartdatainc.com||Session|
|_gat||This cookie is used to throttle the request rate – limiting the collection of data on high traffic sites.||Third Party Performance (Google Analytics)||smartdatainc.com, blog.smartdatainc.com||Session|
|WT_FPC||This cookie is used to track and report on visitor behaviour on a site for performance improvement||Third Party Performance||blog.smartdatainc.com||Persistent|
How to Control Cookies
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but provide controls that allow you to block or delete them. For example, certain browser allow to block or delete cookies by clicking Settings > Privacy > Cookies. To find information about specific browsers, please visit the browser developer’s website.
Your Communications Preferences
If you receive promotional email from us and would like to opt out, you can do so by following the directions in those emails. You can also opt out of email subscriptions and choose whether to share your contact information with smartData Enterprises.
How to Contact Us
If you have a privacy concern, complaint or a question regarding this privacy statement, please direct it to the Chief Privacy Officer of smartData Enterprises at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us through this webform: https://www.smartdatainc.com/contact-us/.
European Data Protection Rights – GDPR
When we process personal 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 fulfill other legitimate interests of smartData Enterprises as described in this privacy statement.
Below, you will find additional privacy information that you may find important. smartData Enterprises adheres to applicable data protection laws in the European Economic Area, which if applicable includes the following rights:
- If the processing of personal data is based on your consent, you have a right to withdraw consent at any time for future processing;
- You have a right to request from us, a “data controller” as defined in the law, access to and rectification of your personal data;
- You have a right to request from us that your personal data are erased, subject to certain exceptions;
- You have a right to object to the processing of your personal data; and
- You have a right to lodge a complaint with a data protection authority.
Security of Personal Data
smartData Enterprises (I) ltd is committed to protecting the security of your personal data. We use a variety of security technologies and procedures to help protect your personal data from unauthorized access, use or disclosure.
Where We Store and Process Personal Data
Personal data collected by smartData Enterprises may be stored and processed in your region, in India, and in any other country where smartData Enterprises or its affiliates, subsidiaries or service providers operate facilities. The storage location(s) are chosen in order to operate efficiently, to improve performance and to create redundancies in order to protect the data in the event of an outage or other problem. 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 law wherever the data is located.
We transfer personal data from the European Economic Area and Switzerland to other countries, some of which have not been determined by the European Commission to have an adequate level of data protection. When we do, we use a variety of legal mechanisms, including contracts, to help ensure your rights and protections travel with your data.
Our Retention of Personal Data
smartData Enterprises 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.
Changes to This Privacy Statement
We may update this privacy statement from time to time. We encourage you to periodically review this privacy statement to learn how smartData Enterprises is protecting your information.
Data Protection Officer
smartData Enterprises has appointed internal Data Protection Officers (Mr.Gurudev Singh) who can be contacted for any questions or concerns about smartData Enterprises’ privacy policies or practices. Depending on your location, you can refer to:
Data Protection Officer for Continental Europe
[Last updated: 25 May 2018]