1. Scope of the Privacy Policy

    This Privacy Policy shall govern the Contractual and Statutory Relationship between the Gupta Bansal Group, its website (www.guptabansal.com) and the software applications (Gupta Bansal Android App) used by it (Collectively referred to as Gupta Bansal Group) and the User(s) / Student(s). This Privacy Policy must be read together with Terms and Conditions, Disclaimer, End User Licence Agreement (EULA) as amended and updated (hereinafter referred to as Legal Documents) and all of these Legal Documents shall collectively and holistically govern the relationship and use of this Website/ ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App and its Services by the User(s) / Student(s).

  2. Objective of Privacy Policy

    Through this Privacy Policy, Gupta Bansal Group intends to provide the User(s) / Student(s) a safe, protected and reliable environment to use the Website, its Services and android app. The User(s) / Student(s) understands, acknowledges and agrees that the data or information that is transmitted over the Internet in the form of messages, email, User Authentication, Accounts Login, etc is inherently exposed to cyber and data security risks or threats. By accessing and using the Website and ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App, the User(s) / Student(s) absolutely and unconditionally agree that the Gupta Bansal Group shall not be held liable in any manner and under any circumstances whatsoever for any compromise of information or data transmitting / transmitted through the Internet.

  3. Handling of Personal Information and Data

    ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App collects, receives, possesses, stores, deals, shares or handles information of the User(s) / Student(s) in order to provide best possible Services to them in a Proper, Legal and Authorised manner. The User(s) / Student(s) may get familiar with the details of the information and data collected and processed by the ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App through our Privacy Policy. The User(s) / Student(s) have absolutely and unambiguously read, understood and agreed to this practice of the Gupta Bansal Group. If the User(s) / Student(s) do not agree with this Privacy Policy or any of the Legal Documents, they may cease to use the Website, its Services and ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App.

  4. Nature of Information Collected

    Gupta Bansal Group respects your Privacy and Data and assures the User(s) / Student(s) that any information provided by the User(s) / Student(s) to the Website and ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App will be protected and dealt with in accordance with this Policy. Gupta Bansal Group will not provide, distribute, trade, sell or rent your name, e-mail address or other personal information provided on this Website to any third party or information related to your usage of the Website, except as provided in this Privacy Policy, Legal Documents and as per the Applicable Laws of various Jurisdictions, including India.

  5. Information Collected By Website/ ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App

    ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App / Website collects, uses and analyses the following information, data and details by automatic and, wherever applicable, manual processes and methods:

    1. Contact Form on Website:

      To contact the Gupta Bansal Group by sending a message through the contact form available on the Website, the User(s) / Student(s) shall have to provide certain information to the Website including the User(s) / Student(s)’s name, Mobile Number, a valid Email address, status (Faculty/Student), Institution name, Institution address, etc.

    2. Login/User details on ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App:

      To avail the services of ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App, the User(s) / Student(s) need to login using a valid Gmail address or a valid Facebook account. The name, email address and profile picture that have been linked by User(s) / Student(s) with their Gmail address (in case, the User(s) / Student(s) login through Gmail address) or Facebook account (in case, the User(s) / Student(s) login through Facebook account) is collected. Other details such as Mobile number, Designation (Faculty/Student), Institution name, State of India in which the institution is situated and Institution pincode are optional for the User(s) / Student(s) to provide.

    3. Promotional And Referral Purposes:

      The User(s) / Student(s) give an absolute and unconditional right to Gupta Bansal Group to send, offer and display “Promotional and Other Offers” from time to time to the User(s) / Student(s) accessing and using the Website or ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App. The User(s) / Student(s) may “opt out” of receiving any promotional communications either by choosing to opt out where such option is made available on our Website or the Services or in an E-Mail you receive from ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App / Website, or at any time by sending an E-Mail available on Website.

    4. Advertisement Purposes:

      The User(s) / Student(s) give an absolute and unconditional right to Gupta Bansal Group to display and offer online advertisements to the User(s) / Student(s) of ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App / Website.

    5. Compliance Purposes:

      The User(s) / Student(s) participating in any of the paid Scholarship or Educational Quiz / Competition / Tournaments organized by Gupta Bansal Group must provide the information requested including Name, Date of Birth, Telephone number, Postal / Contact address, PAN number etc. (as applicable), and such other personal information as demanded / requested by Gupta Bansal Group to confirm legal and valid human identity of such User(s) / Student(s).

    6. Technical And Functionality Purposes:

      Gupta Bansal Group may also collect and store, in an automatic manner, information such as Internet Protocol Address (IP Address), Browser Type and Language, the Date and the Time during which you accessed the Website, the referring URLs that User(s) / Student(s) used to visit the Website, etc. Further, while visiting the website, cookies may be placed on the Computer/Devices of the User(s) / Student(s) so that their use and experience can be personalised. Cookies would also be used for the purposes of authentication, content management and security. Advertisers, i.e., Gupta Bansal Group as well as the third party Advertisers / Advertising Agencies, both would also use Cookies for advertisement purposes. These third party advertisers exclusively manage / control the Cookies relating to the advertisements placed by them on the ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App / Website and whenever a User(s) / Student(s) clicks on any such advertisement, such third party advertisers will have various information about the User(s) / Student(s) clicking on such advertisements. Gupta Bansal Group shall not be accountable / liable for mode / modalities used by such third party cookies.

    7. Website Stats and Analysis Purposes:

      Gupta Bansal Group may also use software applications and other analytical methods for Website/ ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App traffic analysis and to gather statistics. The information so gathered shall be used for advertising and for determining the efficacy and popularity of the Website/ ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App among the public at large.


  6. Information Dealing and Sharing

    Gupta Bansal Group shall have the absolute right to hold, manage, process, supply or share the information provided by User(s) / Student(s) as per its Policies, Legal Documents and any Applicable Laws for the time being in force. These Laws may include Laws of India and other Foreign Jurisdictions. Gupta Bansal Group may share the information or data of User(s) / Student(s) for the following purposes:

    1. Legal Compliance:

      Without prejudice to our Powers and Rights under the Policies, Legal Documents and any Applicable Law(s), Gupta Bansal Group shall have the Absolute Right to share Personal Information and Data including, but not limited to, Passwords, Financial Information such as Bank Account or Credit Card or Debit Card or other Payment Instrument details, Address, E-Mails, Telephone Numbers including Mobile Number, etc with any Law Enforcement Agency of India or worldwide or with any Person or Organisation as per the requirements of any Applicable Indian or Foreign Law(s). The Website/ ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App may also share personally identifiable information if sharing of such information is necessary to comply with Legal Processes or Governmental Requests, or to enforce the Legal Documents of this Website/ ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App, or for Prevention of Fraud, or for issues involving Information Security, or to protect User(s) / Student(s)’ rights or the rights of the Website/ ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App/Gupta Bansal Group or the rights of the General Public.

    2. Public Information:

      Any information that is freely available or accessible in the public domain or furnished under the Right to Information Act, 2005 or any other Indian or Foreign Law for the time being in force shall not be regarded as sensitive personal data or information for the purposes of this Privacy Policy and the same shall not be entitled to any sort of Privacy or Data Protection. Gupta Bansal Group has Absolute Right to share any such Information or Data with any Person, Organisation, Agency, whether Government or Private, etc. and shall have no obligation to protect the same from access or Non-disclosure.

    3. Marketing, Analysis, Research and SEO:

      Gupta Bansal Group may conduct periodic analysis and survey of the traffic to the Website/ ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App for Market Research, Advertising and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) purposes. The Gupta Bansal Group reserves the right to share User(s) / Student(s) registration information with Website’s or ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App’s appointed market research and advertising companies or SEO firms from time to time for the said purposes. The Website/ ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App may also use cumulative non-personal information for auditing and analysis purposes with the aim of improving its Services.

    4. Change Of Ownership By Efflux of Law:

      If Gupta Bansal Group should ever file for bankruptcy, or become insolvent, or be acquired by a third party, merge with a third party, sell all or part of its assets including the Website/ ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App and its contents, or transfer substantially all or part of its relevant assets to a third party, Gupta Bansal Group is entitled to share the Personal Information and all other information the User(s) / Student(s) has provided through the Services to potential and subsequent business and merger partners. The person/institution in whose favour any such transfer takes place shall be governed by the Legal Documents of this Website including this Privacy Policy.

    5. Third Party Financial Services:

      In order to effectively utilise educational services of ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App / Website, the User(s) / Student(s) will be required to make online payment of appropriate selling price, fee(s), charges, etc to Gupta Bansal Group. This essentially involves using the services of third-party electronic payment processors and/or financial institutions (ESPs) to process such financial transactions. By accepting this Privacy Policy and other Legal Documents of the Website, the User(s) / Student(s) expressly consent that Personal Information necessary for the processing of financial transactions can be shared by Gupta Bansal Group with such ESPs. Gupta Bansal Group shall enter into a “Non-disclosure Agreement” with these ESPs so that information and data of the User(s) / Student(s) can be adequately protected.

    6. Security And Compliance Exercises:

      Gupta Bansal Group and/or its authorised agent(s) shall have absolute and unfettered Right to conduct a security review or due diligence exercise at any time to validate User(s) / Student(s)’ identity, age, the registration data provided by them and to verify their use of the Services and financial transactions for potential breach of Gupta Bansal Group’s Legal Documents or any Applicable Law, whether Indian or Foreign, for the time being in force. By using the ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App /Website, the User(s) / Student(s) absolutely authorize Gupta Bansal Group, its staff, agents and suppliers to use User(s) / Student(s)’ Personal Information and to disclose such Personal Information to third parties for the purposes of validating the information User(s) / Student(s) provided to the Website/ ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App.

  7. Written Consent In Favour of Website/ ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App

    By using the Website, User(s) / Student(s) clearly and unambiguously agree to grant an unconditional, permanent and absolute consent to Gupta Bansal Group to the collection and use of this information by the Website/ ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App and its partners and affiliates as mentioned by this Privacy Policy and other Legal Documents. By accessing and using the Website/ ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App and their Services, the User(s) / Student(s) are deemed to have granted this permission to Gupta Bansal Group in writing and no further consent or permission is required to be taken by Gupta Bansal Group from the User(s) / Student(s) in this regard whatsoever.

  8. Security Features

    In order to ensure lawful and authorised usage of its services, intellectual property rights (IPRs) and proprietary contents at all times by the User(s) / Student(s), Gupta Bansal Group will use Software and other Technological Methods (hereinafter referred to as “Security Features”) so that any unauthorised usage of website or piracy or Copyright / Trademark infringement of its proprietary contents can be kept at bay. Our Security Features are designed to detect use of automated programs (Bots). Use of any “Bots” or any Software Programs not pre-approved by Gupta Bansal Group violates ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App / Website’s Terms and Conditions and other Legal Documents. Gupta Bansal Group absolutely prohibit any such activity and in order to ensure that no such activity occurs at the ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App /Website or in relation to its digital and non-digital contents, Gupta Bansal Group may take such actions as it deems reasonable in its sole discretion.

  9. External Websites

    The Website/ ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App may contain automated links to other websites. Such websites are governed by their own Privacy Policies and the ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App / Website/ Gupta Bansal Group does not exercise any control over them. It is exclusive and sole responsibility of the User(s) / Student(s) to read and understand the Privacy Policy of such websites and to ensure their legitimacy and cyber security when they follow a link outside the Website.

  10. Opt Out Policy

    The User(s) / Student(s) have the option of not providing the information asked by ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App / Website or to withdraw the information or data so provided subsequently as per the Privacy Policy and other Legal Documents of the Website. However, if the User(s) / Student(s) wishes, not to share any information or data initially or decides subsequently to withdraw the information or data so already shared, ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App / Website shall have absolute right to withhold all access to and Services of the Website/ ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App and the User(s) / Student(s) shall not raise any objection in this regard. Any withdrawal of the consent to share information or data shall be sent in writing/email to the Gupta Bansal Group.

  11. Modification of The Privacy Policy

    ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App / Website/ Gupta Bansal Group may periodically make changes to this Privacy Policy and will post the modified terms on our Website. We strongly recommend that the User(s) / Student(s) read, analyse and understand this Privacy Policy from time to time. Gupta Bansal Group/ ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App / Website has no obligation to inform the User(s) / Student(s) about any change in our Privacy Policy or other Legal Documents and the User(s) / Student(s) are solely responsible to keep themselves updated about our Privacy Policy and other Legal Documents by frequently visiting the Website.

  12. Corrections by Users

    The User(s) / Student(s) may correct or modify any information or data provided to the ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App / Website provided such correction or modification is not against Privacy Policy of other Legal Documents of the Website. Gupta Bansal Group shall not be responsible for the authenticity of the personal information or sensitive personal data or information supplied by the User(s) / Student(s) in any case whatsoever.

  13. Information Retention Period

    Gupta Bansal Group will not retain the information provided by the User(s) / Student(s) for any period longer than is required for the purposes for which the information may lawfully be used or is otherwise required under any other Law for the time being in force.

  14. Grievance Redressal Mechanism

    Gupta Bansal Group can be contacted at info@guptabansal.com through E-mail. Gupta Bansal Group would redress the grievances of the User(s) / Student(s) expeditiously and within one month from the date of receipt of grievance.

  15. Copyright

    Gupta Bansal Group holds an exclusive, absolute, valid and lawful Copyright over the Terms and Conditions, Delivery and Shipping Policy, Refund and Cancellation Policy, Disclaimer, End User Licence Agreement (EULA) and other Legal Documents available on ‘Gupta Bansal’ Android App / Website. Any Unauthorised Copying and Using of these Legal Documents or any part thereof is strictly prohibited as per the provisions of Indian Copyright Act, 1957 and other Intellectual Property Rights related and other Laws of India and other Jurisdictions. Gupta Bansal Group reserves the right to prosecute any offender in this regard.