Last Modified: May 05, 2021
By using our services, where applicable, you as a “Data Principle” or “Data Subject” as per GDPR, consent to the use of your information as described in this Privacy Statement and agree to the terms of this policy. All categories of personal information shall be processed consistent with Applicable laws at the time of processing of such data and in accordance with appropriate IT industry standards. We make sure that all data is acquired with consent when necessary and required by law, and is processed fairly in a lawful manner with transparency safeguarding the rights of those accessing our services.
We encourage you to read this notice, together with any additional and more specific information we may provide to you on various occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data on Grazitti websites, products or applications, events and initiatives so that you are aware of how and the purpose for which we are processing your personal data.
Please note: We issue a different privacy notice which applies where there is an employment relationship between Grazitti and its employees.
Please note: All information in this privacy notice is applicable to you unless otherwise indicated based on your residency status. For the additional terms which may be applicable to you based on your residency status, please refer to your country-specific terms at the end of this notice.
SCOPE OF THIS POLICY
This notice specifically applies to:
DATA COLLECTION AND USES
What, How, And Why Do We Collect Information?
When you register with us and become a SkillStone user, when you choose to teach or attend a training, we will ask you for Personal Data. “Personal Data'' is used to represent any information relating to an identified or identifiable person; country-specific notices might adopt a different terminology. This includes, but is not limited to, your name, email address, but does not include your billing information. We collect Personal Data about you when you provide such information directly to us, when third parties such as our business partners or service providers provide us with Personal Data about you, or when Personal Data about you is automatically collected in connection with your use of our Services.
Further, a minimum amount of personal data would be required to be obtained in order to provide our services. If you do not intend to share such personal data, it is advised to not proceed with the use of our services.
Information We Collect Directly From You
We collect the personal information you provide - such as your name, username, or business/personal email address, contact and other related information - when you contact us, participate in an online survey, use our products, solutions and services, create an account, request for demos/trials/sign-ups/attend webinars, participate in community discussions or chat rooms on other platforms, apply for employment, interact with us at in-person events, or otherwise interact with us. Furthermore, we also get information when you register on our website/product and willfully provide us your information like business/personal email, contact and other information related to your account. We receive Personal Data directly from you when you provide us with such Personal Data, including without limitation the following:
Information About Payments
We collect personal information in connection with the purchase of services or products from us. This information includes payment information such as first name, last name, business/personal email address, and billing and contact details.
Note: We do not store credit card details related to any transaction with Grazitti.
Information We Receive From Third Party Sources
Some third parties such as our business partners and service providers provide us with Personal Data about you, such as the following:
Information We Collect When You Use Our Services
Some Personal Data is automatically collected when you use our Services, such as the following:
Cookies, Third-Party Technologies, and Newsletters
Subscription To Newsletters
Upon visiting the SkillStone website, users are given the opportunity to subscribe to our enterprise newsletters and regular emails after providing consent. The newsletter may only be received if you have opted in for it. Each newsletter comes with a link providing the user with the option to opt-out of the service. The newsletter contains tracking pixels that provide us the information if and when an e-mail was opened. Such data collected in the tracking pixels are used to analyze and optimize the shipping time of the newsletter and to improve the content of future newsletters as per the interests of the receivers.
How Do We Use Personal Data?
We process Personal Data to operate, improve, understand and personalize our Services. For example, we use Personal Data to:
We will only process your Personal Data if we have a lawful basis for doing so. Lawful bases for processing include consent, contractual necessity and our “legitimate interests” or the legitimate interest of others, as further described below.
GROUNDS FOR PROCESSING
It may be necessary - by law or as a result of a legal process, or requests from governmental or other legal authorities within or outside your country of work - for us to disclose your personal information. Grazitti is obliged to share your personal information under any or all or /all applicable and judicial laws with or /without your consent if we determine that for purposes of disclosure is necessary or appropriate.
We process the following categories of Personal Data as a matter of “contractual necessity”, meaning that we need to process the data to perform under our Terms of Service with you, which enables us to provide you with the Services. When we process data due to contractual necessity, failure to provide such Personal Data will result in your inability to use some or all portions of the Services that require such data.
We process the following categories of Personal Data when we believe it furthers the legitimate interest of us or third parties.
Examples of these legitimate interests include:
Any Personal Data or content that you voluntarily disclose in public areas becomes publicly available and can be collected and used by other users for any reason. Your profile pages (“Profile”) and any online classrooms you participate in are typically publicly available. You have the ability to change your account settings to limit access to your profile, and may delete content you post to public classrooms. If you need assistance with controlling your account privacy settings or with deleting content, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Removal of posted content does not ensure complete or comprehensive removal of the content or information (e.g., some content may be “invisible” to other users but remain on our servers in some form). You should exercise caution before disclosing your Personal Data via these or any other public venues.
For example, if you choose to sign up for a SkillStone account, you may have a Profile on the site or on our internal application(s), containing your full name and some basic information including your location and bio. You may also add additional optional information to your Profile. You may control what type of Profile information is shown to others through your Account Settings. Any information you choose to provide as part of your Profile should reflect how much you want other SkillStone users to know about you. We recommend that you guard your anonymity and sensitive information and we encourage members to think carefully about what information about themselves they disclose in their profile pages. You can review and revise your profile information at any time.
INFORMATION SHARING AND DISCLOSURE
We only share your personal information with third-party companies as stated in this policy below and strictly for the purpose of employment. However, we may share the information internally within the Grazitti departments. We may use your data for marketing purposes and the same shall be informed and express consent would be obtained. We make certain personal information available to strategic partners that work with us. Personal information will only be shared by us with these companies in order to provide or improve the offering of our products and services; it will not be shared with third parties for their own marketing purposes without your prior express consent.
Sharing Your Information With Other Entities
We may share personal information with all Grazitti affiliates. For the purposes of this Privacy Statement, two entities are "Affiliates" if both of the entities are controlled/owned 50% or more by the same owner(s).
2. Service Providers
Grazitti is in contract with third-party auditing companies and may make available some information during external audits, to show its compliance with the applicable law(s). These companies are obligated to protect your information. All the information shall be provided on a need to know basis and for only the specific purpose.
3. Legal Compliance And Security
It may be necessary - by law or as a result of a legal process, or requests from public or governmental authorities within or outside your country of residence - for us to disclose your personal information.
Grazitti is obliged to share your personal information under any/all applicable and judicial laws with/without your consent if we determine that for purposes of disclosure is necessary or appropriate.
Note: Grazitti does not sell your personal information.
DATA SECURITY, INTEGRITY, AND RETENTION
Grazitti is compliant to ISO27001:2013, PIMS, and HIPAA. The security, integrity, and confidentiality of your information are extremely important to us. To ensure the safety of your information we have implemented reasonable, technical, administrative, and physical security measures. Considering the potential risks to data, we conduct VAPT from third-party and perform regular internal/external audits. Please check the Grazitti security & compliance page for more details.
If you feel that the security of your personal information has been compromised, please contact us immediately at email@example.com. Please be aware that, despite our best efforts, no security system is impenetrable. In the event of a security breach, we will promptly notify you and the proper authorities if required by law.
Data Retention And Deletion
We retain Personal Data about you for as long as you have an open user account with us or as otherwise necessary to provide you Services or for a period of 10 years. In some cases we retain Personal Data for longer, if doing so is necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes or collect fees owed, or is otherwise permitted or required by applicable law, rule or regulation. Afterwards, we retain some information in a depersonalized or aggregated form but not in a way that would identify you personally.
YOUR RIGHTS ON YOUR INFORMATION
You have certain rights with respect to your Personal Data, including those set forth below. For more information about these rights, or to submit a request, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject of the email clearly identifying the purpose of the email. Please note that in some circumstances, we may not be able to fully comply with your request, such as if it is frivolous or extremely impractical, if it jeopardizes the rights of others, or if it is not required by law, but in those circumstances, we will still respond to notify you of such a decision. In some cases, we may also need you to provide us with additional information, which may include Personal Data, if necessary to verify your identity and the nature of your request.
If one of the aforementioned reasons applies, and you wish to request the erasure of personal data stored by Grazitti, you may request the same.
EU Resident's Rights
If you are a European resident, GDPR provides consumers (Europe residents) with specific rights regarding their personal information. To make such a request, you may contact SkilStone at email@example.com and include "GDPR Rights Request" in the subject line of the request to exercise your rights under the applicable data privacy law(s). We will do our best to respond to your inquiries within 30 days.
California Resident's Rights
If you are a California resident, CCPA provides consumers (California residents) with specific rights regarding their personal information. To make such a request, you may contact SkillStone at firstname.lastname@example.org and include "California Privacy Rights Request" in the subject line of the request to exercise your rights under the applicable data privacy law(s). We will do our best to respond to your inquiries within 30 days.
You may reside in a country not covered by the above privacy laws. In such cases, we have put in place the appropriate measures to ensure that your personal data will be secure according to the laws of the country in which you reside. To make such a request, you may contact SkillStone at email@example.com and include the privacy law of the country of your residence in the subject line of the request to exercise your rights under the applicable data privacy law(s). We will do our best to respond to your inquiries within 30 days. If you require further information about these protective measures, you can request it from our Data Protection Officers (see contacts below) or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
As noted in our Terms of Service, we do not knowingly collect or solicit Personal Data from anyone under the age of 18. If you are under 18, please do not attempt to register for the Services or send any Personal Data about yourself. If we learn that we have collected Personal Data from a child under age 18, we will delete that information as quickly as possible. If you believe that a child under 18 may have provided us Personal Data, please contact us at email@example.com.
All aspects of our website(s) – design, text, graphics, forms, underlying source code, and all other literary and artistic aspects – are copyright of Grazitti and its affiliates.
In accessing these web pages, you agree that any downloading of content is for non-commercial and non-transferrable reference only. No part of this website or Services may be copied in any form or by any means without prior Grazitti permission.
CHANGES TO THIS PRIVACY STATEMENT
Grazitti reserves the right to modify or update this Privacy Statement periodically to keep pace with new technologies, industry practices, and regulatory requirements. All the changes are expected to be minor and will be updated on our website with immediate effect. Therefore, we encourage you to read our policy regularly for any recent updates. If any fundamental changes are introduced which are bound to significantly affect your rights, the same shall be communicated to you via an appropriate platform or forum.
If you have any questions or queries related to our Privacy Statement, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
HOW TO CONTACT US
Grazitti has a designated Data Protection Officer, who shall act as the point of contact for clients, customers, and individuals to ensure their data safety and security. If you have any questions regarding this Privacy Statement or its implementation, you may email the Data Protection Officer at email@example.com. You may also write to us at:
Attn: Data Protection Officer
Phone: +91 172 504 8500
Plot 198, Phase 2 Industrial Area,
Panchkula, Haryana 134113, INDIA